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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 ...

Forming Alliance: Children with rare disorder meet in person

What are the odds? What are the odds that, with only 1,300 worldwide diagnosed cases of Dup15q — a disorder affecting the genetic material on chromosome 15 — that two families with the same diagnosis would live within an hour of each other? No, I’m actually asking. My publisher just ...

Shed: The focal point of any garden

The garden shed is one of the most charming focal points in any garden. It is in this little building the gardener accomplishes his many garden tasks. A rainy afternoon is perfect for potting up a small plant or cleaning and storing garden tools or flowerpots. The potting shed is also the place ...

Relay for Life asking supporters to ‘Paint the Town Purple’

Paint the Town Purple. That’s the goal for local Relay for Life teams this month leading up to the annual event, which raises money for cancer research both locally and nationally. The Paint the Town Purple promotion can be held any time throughout the year, said Relay coordinator for ...

‘Welcome to adulthood’

For about 350 Warren County School District students, Friday was their last day as district students. Graduation was held at the district’s four high schools Friday evening. Students laughed, cried, exchanged hugs and well wishes. They took selfies and posed for photos. Some of them made ...

Volunteers invited to Harry Potter Festival planning meeting Tuesday, June 12

Serious Harry Potter fans know that “alohomora” is the unlocking charm used to open and unlock doors. With that in mind, two Warren women with a passion to get kids reading are spearheading “Alohomora: A Harry Potter Festival” in downtown Warren, Pa., on October 5 and 6. With the ...

No trespassing,’ no more

Esther Newbold, whose spirit might well haunt her pioneer family’s former estate just south of the hamlet of Irvine where Brokenstraw Creek meets the Allegheny River, might be offended that her land is now visited regularly by hikers and hunters since it is now part of northwestern ...

Remembering Patriots

The local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is undertaking an ambitious project to honor the Revolutionary War veterans buried in Warren County. And they are starting at Old Whitestown Cemetery outside Garland, a small cemetery that includes a higher concentration of ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday: 06/11: cards, bonus bingo Wednesday: 06/13: cards, exercise, 11:30 a.m., lunch at 11:45 a.m., bingo Thursday: 06/14: craft day, 9:30 a.m., cards, lunch at 11:45 a.m., bingo Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday: 06/12: ...

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), ...

County qualifying horse show set for July 20-21

The Warren County 4-H horse program is accepting entries for the county qualifying show set for July 20-21. The deadline to submit the entry form is June 25. Entries may be mailed to the Penn State Extension Office in Warren County at 100 Dillon Drive, Suite 101, Youngsville, PA 16371. The ...