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High school students learn voting information

The Warren County League of Women Voters and Warren County’s Director of Elections/Voter Registration Lisa Rivett visited the five county high schools in September to provide instruction on completing voter registration application forms and practical use of the county’s voting ...

Wilder Museum season ending on Saturday

The Wilder Museum of Warren County History, 51 Erie Avenue, Irvine, has undergone some major changes this season, and your last chance to see all the museum has to offer before it closes for the winter is from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Open on Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday, from 1 to 5 p.m. ...

‘Nothin’ Fancy’

The 2018-2019 performance season for the Warren Concert Association opens this Saturday, October 6 with the award-winning Bluegrass band, Nothin’ Fancy. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Warren’s First Presbyterian Church. With its award-winning fiddler in tow, this Virginia-based ...

Briefs…

Wesley Woods ministry changes Wesley Woods’ board has been engaged in a season of prayer and discernment over the past 12 months, calling it a “crossroads as a ministry.” As such, the board and staff together have made some decisions about the direction, mission and vision of this ...

Audubon Little Explorers will have a Fall Frolic on Saturday, Oct. 13

A new season means that big changes are coming to Audubon Community Nature Center. On Saturday, Oct. 13, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., you and the three- to eight-year-old child(ren) in your life can learn all about these amazing changes and have a Fall Frolic at Little Explorers. Every fall ...

Time and Money

When governments have to buy things, they have to go through bidding, advertising, and other hoops. The presentation at Wednesday’s meeting of the Warren County Intergovernmental Council (COG) described a way to let someone else jump through the hoops. COSTARS Marketing Manager Bruce ...

‘Excerpts from the Musical CATS’

Molly Dies’ Dance Express Company will be performing “Excerpts from the Musical CATS” at Warren Area High School this weekend — Saturday, Oct. 6, at 2 and 7 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 7, at 4 p.m. Tickets are on sale at Linda Dies’ Dance Unlimited, on Conewango Avenue; from any company ...

Briefs…

Bridge results Tuesday afternoon at the Allegheny Community Center, Susan Swab placed first and Cindy Schumann was second. At the Woman’s Club Thursday afternoon, Donna Holding was first with Tana Fegely in second. Bill Massa came in first Thursday evening at the library and Lynda ...

The Department of Community and Economic Development

Line up projects, especially along the river, and apply for funding. That was the message Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin delivered to officials in Warren during a Monday visit. Davin and DCED Northwest Regional Director Kim Thomas toured ...

Briefs…

Benefit dinner A spaghetti and meatball benefit dinner — for Austin Hayes — will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at Hessel Valley Lutheran Church. Austin was in a bicycle accident in August, causing medical bills for his family, some (dental) not covered by ...

Sheffield Homecoming Queen

Times Observer photo by Cody Elms 2017 Homecoming queen Mya Grubbs crowns 2018 queen Scottlyn Barr during halftime of Sheffield’s Homecoming game against Keystone.

Warren Garden Club meets in September

President Patricia Christy welcomed members to the Warren Garden Club’s annual picnic, September 20, at the Crescent Park Pavilion along the Allegheny River. A picnic lunch of chicken croissants, salads and cookies was served by Catering Plus. The monthly garden Club meeting followed ...

The Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Pietro “Pete” Bevacqua is Italian, a tailor, and a handyman. He also has Alzheimer’s Disease. His son, Carmen, is his caretaker. The most important thing for him, he said Saturday as a crowd of people whose lives have been touched by the disease circled Betts Park in a show of ...

Serving community

The Warren Lions are closing out a busy summer season that included the induction of two new Lions, multiple weenie wagon outings, a July 4th parade appearance, and the installation of new officers for 2018-2019 — a year in which the Warren Lions Club will celebrate its 95th anniversary. ...

A Tragic Visit

There’s a non-profit organization – Officers Down Memorial Page, Inc. – that tracks all of the law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. That includes Pennsylvania Game Commission officers. The Game Commission was still relatively in its infancy in 1919 when Chief Game ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (10-1): game day, cards at 10 am, lunch at 11:45, Trash & Treasure bingo after lunch Wednesday (10-3): cards, exercise, 11:30 am, lunch at 11:45 am, 50-50 drawing, bingo Thursday (10-4): crafts at 9:45 am, blood pressure reading at ...

Historical Society’s Haunted House & Trolley Tours October 5 and 6

Be prepared to be scared! The Warren County Historical Society presents the annual “Haunted House & Trolley Tours” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5 and 6. Always a popular event, it is bound to leave you on edge. Can you make it through the haunted halls of history? ...

WAHS Homecoming queen

Times Observer photo by Andy Close Shelby Smith hugs her mom, Stacey, after being named the 2018 at halftime of Warren’s Homecoming game versus Oil City Friday at War Memorial Field.

Eisenhower homecoming queen and king

Times Observer photo by Brian Hagberg From left, Aniela Gesing and Alex Barnett were crowned , respectively, during halftime of the Knights’ football game at Eisenhower High School, Friday.

Briefs…

Warren Zonta open house The Zonta Club of Warren celebrates its 90th anniversary from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Jefferson DeFrees Family Center. The open house will feature vintage clothing and accessories, historical memories, dignitaries and refreshments. Guests are ...