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Warren Garden Club hosts maple syrup producer and fair judge

President Patricia Christy welcomed members to the August 15 meeting of Warren Garden Club at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Minutes of the July meeting were accepted and the treasurer’s report was placed on file for audit. Louise Dyer, program chairman, introduced Rick Morton, maple syrup ...

21st Century learning

The 21st Century Community Learning Center in Warren County is broadening its scope and aiming for the skies. In addition to adding kindergarten and first grade this year, the program has entered a partnership with NASA. About 40 students who will enter kindergarten or first grade within ...

Voices carry

It was standing-room-only at the Allegheny Community Center in Warren on Thursday as people gathered to tell stories of their inability to connect to the outside world from either their phones or computers. Their stories were heard by government officials promoting state legislation ...

Powerful proceeds

Hooktown Holidays started as a “what if,” according to the charitable organization’s founder, Terry Pearson. His family’s personal “what if” has grown into an opportunity for individuals throughout the community to join in and find out “what” happens “if” you do your part to ...

Briefs…

Allegheny Outdoor Club On Sunday, Aug. 11, Allegheny Outdoor Club will hike at the Chautauqua Audubon. It will be a 3-to-5-mile hike plus the new primitive trail. Hikers will meet at the Audubon kiosk at 2 p.m. John Young is the leader. Call (814) 730-2915 with any questions. Vacation Bible ...

Udder brilliance: Kids compete with Dairy Fitting makeovers

Amid squeals from the residents next door in the Hog Hilton, dairy cows of all sizes and colors gathered around the Livestock Pavilion for the Dairy Fitting Contest Tuesday at the Warren County Fair. Participants in the junior category plugged in their trimmers and positioned their buckets ...

Lander VFD has a special spot

Every county fair has it. That one special spot that has that one food you just gotta try. While there's lots to choose from at the Warren County Fair, folks in-the-know — the ones who attend regularly — suggested the “Hair Bear” sauce found only at the Lander Volunteer Fire ...

No lions or tigers or bears, but… oh, my

The week that families, vendors, and animals take up residence at the fairgrounds in Pittsfield is here. It’s a time where even ducks, geese, chickens, roosters and rabbits can coexist in one building. Aptly, the sign on one side of the building reads “Hoppy Hotel,” while the other ...

Sugar Grove Playground gets special makeover

The Sugar Grove Playground, located at Sugar Grove Elementary School, has received a pick-me-up from a dedicated local volunteer. Peter Glotz volunteers for the Sugar Grove AmVets, American Legion, and for the borough of Sugar Grove. “I don’t even live in the borough,” said Glotz. ...

Briefs…

Hospice donations Hospice of Warren County received contributions during the month of July in memory of Mary Emily Allen, Marjorie Bosin Barry, Jane C. Betts, Mark R. Bevevino, Betsy C. Brinkley, Patrick H. Brown, Larry Burns, Florence California, Robert Champagne, John and Phyllis Chitester, ...

Suffrage group meets

Germaine Broussard, illustrations editor of The Keynoter Magazine —Journal of the American Political Items Conservators, spoke at the July 30 meeting of the Suffrage Centennial Group. She has powerpoint presentations, personal collection of memorabilia from political campaigns including ...

Showing off

Warren County 4-H will have 29 members and 33 horses representing the county at the District VIII 4-H Horse Show set for September 6 and 7 in Centre Hall. The 4-H members will compete in a variety of classes in an effort to qualify for the state show. The Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show is ...

TO DO

The following is a list of upcoming local entertainment events. The Times Observer welcomes additions to the list that are of community interest. To add an event, email managing editor Jon Sitler at jsitler@timesobserver.com. August 3: Pleasant Days; yard sales throughout Pleasant Township, ...

Senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607 Tuesday (8-6): cards and crafts; Speaker Alan McGill on narcotics at 11 am; lunch at 11:45; bingo after lunch Wednesday (8-7): blood pressures; cards and crafts; exercise; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after lunch Thursday (8-8): cards and crafts; lunch ...

Local Self-Help Meetings:

Alcoholics Anonymous Call 866-839-3401 Sunday Warren • Serenity Group (O-D-HA), Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, 207 Second Ave., 11 a.m. • Unity Group (O-SPK-HA), Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, 207 Second Ave., 8 p.m. Monday Warren. • Monday-Wednesday-Friday (O-D-HA), ...

Schorman Center prescribes laughter with grief program

Who hasn’t heard someone laughing and felt like joining in even if you have no idea what’s so funny? Laughter is contagious. Anyone who heard the chortling, chuckling, guffawing and giggling coming from a room in the First Lutheran Church in Warren on Thursday evening would suspect an ...

Hands-on History

It’s one thing to study history in a book. It’s another to study history in a hands-on way. That’s what a group of fourth through eighth graders are doing this week as part of the Warren County Historical Society’s History Camp. Monday saw campers tour downtown Warren - the ...

Coming soon…

They’ve all been bitten by the acting bug, and now this talented troupe of young actors is ready to take the stage in “Bugsy Malone Jr.,” a Jack in the Box production by Warren Players. Directed by Jen Bailey, “Bugsy” is a tongue-in-cheek musical tribute to the gangster films of the ...

Senior Center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607 (Note change of days open – now Tuesday (except for the 2nd Tuesday of the month) through Thursday: Tuesday (7-23): game day; cards; lunch at 11:45; bingo after lunch Wednesday (7-24): cards; exercise; lunch at 11:45 am; bingo after ...

Briefs…

Halls of Ivy Claudia Olson, a graduate of Warren Area High School, and Allie Schutt, a graduate of Eisenhower High School, have been named to the Dean’s List at Kent State University for the spring semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, full-time students must have achieved a grade ...