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The Power of Mentoring presented by speaker at Woman’s Club

The Woman’s Club of Warren welcomed Ms. Chuck Gray, Artistic Director of the Struthers Library Theatre (SLT) Academy, on Monday, December 18. She gave a presentation about four SLT Academy members who had interests in the artistic side of theater lighting, stage managing, directing, ...

The sun will shine

“I wrote it into existence.” Marc Mero says that writing down his goals, and keeping physical reminders of them around, is how he’s achieved the things he has. Mero, a former boxer, football player, and professional wrestler, visited Warren on Thursday to talk to students at Beaty ...

Briefs…

Vets office closing The Warren County Veterans Affairs office will close for Christmas on Monday, Dec. 25, and Tuesday, Dec. 26. The office will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27. Christmas Eve service Christmas Eve service at Emanuel United Church of Christ will be at 8 p.m. ...

Warren General Auxiliary Christmas Basket Contest nets over $18K

Warren General Hospital CEO Rick Allen was on hand to draw the winning tickets in the week-long basket contest recently sponsored by the WGH Auxiliary. The Auxiliary raised $18,001, making this contest the most successful in the basket contest history. This money, and all money raised by the ...

Briefs…

‘Show and Sell’ The Warren Art League’s “Starving Artist Show and Sell” located in the window of the former Blue Ribbon Rental, on Liberty St. next to Jack’s ‘s Tap House, will close Dec. 23. Hours are Thursday and Friday, 3-6 p.m., and Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. If you are ...

Gratitude and Respect

“The weather was frightful with the Friday and Saturday morning snow,” said Judy Fry of the Sugar Grove AMVETS. Still the inaugural Wreaths Across America service was “great.” The first of its kind in Warren County, the service is a national event to honor military veterans during the ...

Rotary 4-H Achievement Night honorees

The 55th Rotary 4-H Achievement Night and the Penn State Extension Annual Meeting were held November 9 at the 4-H Center in Pittsfield. The evening began with 4-H Extension Educator Jennifer Grooms introducing the elected officials present, including Diane Helbig from Pennsylvania State ...

WAEC kindergartener living with rare Treacher Collins Syndrome

“Some of them.” That, said Vanessa VanSile of Warren, was her son Lihem Hogg’s answer to her question, after his first day of school, as to whether the other kids were nice to him. “I had to go in the bathroom,” said VanSile. “I just couldn’t make it through that ...

Fond farewell

“We’re going to miss you, big guy.” At a farewell assembly Friday afternoon at Eisenhower High School, students, teachers, and staff, said their farewells, sometimes tearfully, to retiring Principal Kelly Martin. Martin has been principal at Eisenhower for the last five years and ...

Egger ‘one-ups’ son in Big Buck Bonanza

Hunting in Warren County is more often than not a family affair. A sport passed down from fathers to sons... mothers to daughters. Josh Egger’s been hunting for over 30 years; first hunting with his father, Jim, and now hunting with his 17-year-old son, Andrew. “Any kid around ...

Warren the Frontier

James Morrison was one of the very first settlers in Warren County. While that alone makes the man interesting, it’s just the tip of the iceberg. And the rest of the iceberg includes Cornplanter and George Washington. Morrison was born and raised in Bucks County near the Durham Iron ...

Youngsville says goodbye to longtime DPW foreman

After 40 years working for the Youngsville Department of Public Works, Earl Wilcox was given a chance to celebrate his retirement with friends, family, and co-workers this week. Wilcox will retire next Saturday as lead DPW foreman after a career with Youngsville Borough that spanned five ...

2018 dog licenses available from county treasurers

By ANDREW MORRISON amorrison@timesobserver.com Pennsylvanians can now purchase 2018 dog licenses from their county treasurers. State law requires all dogs three months and older to be licensed by Jan. 1 of each year. “Dog licenses go on sale December 1 each year and are valid from ...

Torchlight Campaign heating up; donations reach halfway to goal

The annual United Fund of Warren County Torchlight Campaign has hit the half-way point. This week, the total in donations and pledges reached $350,000 out of the target $670,000. Co-chairs Lisa To and George Lilja put the 50 percent heart on the donation thermometer outside the Warren Post ...

Antiques Study Club meets for Christmas luncheon

The Warren Antiques Study Club celebrated its Christmas luncheon on Monday, Dec. 11, at the Conewango Club in Warren. Members gathered in the Oak Room for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Dave Winans, guest speaker, gave a presentation on the magnificent mural that odorns that room. “The ...

Wooden cutouts still a Christmas tradition

Charlie Brown. Oscar the Grouch. Big Bird. 101 Dalmatians. Cookie Monster. Anyone who lived in Warren from around the mid-1970’s forward knows that one of the Christmas staples in Warren were the wooden cutouts that would appear on the lawn of a home at the corner of East Fifth ...

The season of giving

The generosity of the Sheffield community has come alive at the Sheffield Area Food Pantry. The food pantry committee and volunteers celebrated the opening of the new 18 Leather Street location recently with an open house. The food pantry serves an average of 100 families of various sizes ...

‘Blazing’ scholars honored at Beaty

Dragons are blazing at Beaty-Warren Middle School. During the Blazing Dragon Award event Friday morning, school officials recognized sixth-graders for academic achievements during the first grading period. Family members were invited to celebrate with their students. Each student was called ...

Local flavor

Several Warren-area students will be performing in Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet’s annual production of The Nutcracker. Performances are on Friday, December 15, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, December 16, at 2 p.m. at the Reg Lenna Center For the Arts in Jamestown, N.Y. All the students ...

Briefs…

Halls Of Ivy Hillary Analesa Anderson, a 2010 graduate of Warren Area High School, was admitted to the Virginia State Bar on Wednesday. Anderson, daughter of John and Kris Anderson of Scandia and Diana and Eric Paddock of Gordonsville, Va., received her Juris Doctor degree from Syracuse ...