Community

Forget Me Not

For the third year, Camp Forget Me Not will offer an opportunity for local youth to work through grief. The one-day event, organized by Hospice of Warren County each year, will offer activities throughout the day to both celebrate the life of a lost loved, as well as to learn ways of coping ...

Warren’s Rosborough earns Eagle Scout rank

Connor Rosborough of Warren is an Eagle Scout. The recent Warren Area High School graduate received the coveted Boy Scouts honor after more than a decade of community service and living by the principles of the Scout Oath and Scout Law. To reach the goal of Eagle Scout, one first must ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (06/18): Farmer Market Vouchers 9 – 11:30 am, cards, bonus bingo Wednesday (06/20): cards, exercise, 11:30 a.m., lunch at 11:45 a.m., bingo Thursday ( 06/21): craft day, 9:30 a.m., Show & Tell 10:30 am, cards, lunch at 11:45 a.m., ...

Local Self-Help Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous Call 866-839-3401 Sunday Warren • Unity Group (O-SPK-HA), Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, 207 Second Ave., 8 p.m. Monday Warren. • Monday-Wednesday-Friday (O-D-HA), Jefferson DeFrees Center, 207 Second Ave., noon. • K.I.S.S. Group (O-D-HA), ...

Donation to Struthers

Times Observer photo by Stacey Gross Tom Grana (left) Past Exalted Ruler of the Elks Club of Warren, presents a check for $9,000 to Marcy O’Brien of the Struthers Library Theatre, toward the theatre’s Capital Campaign. The Capital Campaign is “not closed out yet,” said O’Brien. ...

A plant even the deer won’t touch

Close your eyes and picture your favorite flower. Maybe you see a bright red flower that blooms in your garden in early June, or maybe it’s a sweet smelling purple flower that covers the bushes in your yard in May. When I close my eyes, I see a common, yet odd-looking plant. It’s green, ...

Scholarship in the name of the late Michelle Marion

CTI and Darling’s Home Care have joined together to create a scholarship in memory of their dear friend and colleague. The Michelle Marion Memorial Scholarship committee will award two $500 scholarships annually to eligible students. For 2018, applications are accepted until July 13 and ...

Locks of Love

Photos submitted to Times Observer Alexis Ingersoll, of Warren, recently donated 10 inches of hair to Locks of Love. She also raised $50 for charity that will support childhood cancer research. The idea to donate her hair and to raise money (below) was her own, said her mother, Emilee Tarr. ...

Hooktown Garage Sale back to the neighborhood

Hooktown Holidays is once again gearing up for its major fundraising event of the year. Hooktown Holidays 5th Annual Charity Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, August 25, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year, the sale will move back into the Hooktown neighborhood at 1201 Conewango Avenue ...

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Class breakfast The Warren High School Class of 1952 is going to Perkins Restaurant for breakfast at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 19. All classmates, spouses and partners are invited. ——— The Youngsville class of 1961 will gather for its monthly get-together on Wednesday, June 13, at 9 ...

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PA Jr. Horse Show The Pennsylvania Junior Horse Championship Show is set for July 28-29 . Youth who participate in the Junior Horse project raise and work with young horses from yearling to five years of age. Records are kept for each animal enrolled in the project. The Championship Show has ...

Farmers Market begins summer season Saturday

Farmers Market kicks off this weekend. The market is open from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through summer and fall in the Warren Midtown Lot. The board of directors hopes people will come during the early part of the season. Those who do will find plenty of options, Board President Alan ...

Record year (again) for Warren Gives

2018 was another record year for Warren Gives. 628 total donors raised $448,330 for 103 organizations during the 2018 event that took place on May 23. The $448,330 raised is significantly up from the previous record of $374,001 raised in 2017. The total included $40,000 in matching dollars ...

Game Commission alerting online users to Internet update

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has issued a warning saying that some Internet users might be unable to buy their 2018-19 Pennsylvania hunting licenses online due to an upcoming Internet security update. The update affects all purchasing websites – not just the Pennsylvania Automated ...

Music in the Park continues Friday nights

Music in the Park is underway. The 2018 season kicked off in June, with American Pie on the first and Trixx on the eighth. At 7 p.m. every Friday night through the end of August, groups will take the Soldiers and Sailors Park stage to present their varied musical flavors. New Music in the ...

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Retired women to lunch The retired women of United Refining Company will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, at Cable Hollow Golf Club. Class to lunch The Warren High School class of 1951 will meet for lunch at New Beginnings in Sugar Grove at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June ...

Human Services offering new services

Three new services will be offered by Forest-Warren Human Services (FWHS). The annual Human Services plan has been completed for Warren and Forest counties, and of the needs identified, three stood out to FWHS administration. Among the many demographics of people served through human services ...

Military Share distribution Wednesday at Vets Clinic

As many as one in four veterans may not know where their next meal is coming from. A study shared by the Veterans of Foreign Wars indicates that 27 percent of veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan are food insecure. And it is not just the most recent veterans to return. Military Share is a ...

Passing the Torch

The torchlight is being passed. The leadership at the United Fund of Warren County is in transition. Executive Director Jim Goodling is retiring on Thursday. Executive Director Lacey Hanson started last week. Hanson brings 15 years of management experience and a lifetime of residence in ...

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ANF offices closed for training In order to allow all employees to participate in mandatory training, the Allegheny National Forest offices will be closed on the following dates: Supervisor’s Office – closed Tuesday, June 12, 2018; Bradford Ranger Station – closed Wednesday, June ...