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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.

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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 ...

Antiques Study Club opens season with fall luncheon

The Warren Antiques Study Club met Sept. 24 at Jackson Valley Country for its fall luncheon. President Crissi Winans welcomed members to the season’s first meeting. Dottie Higgins was guest speaker and shared her experiences — “Thanks for the memories” — with the club. She joined ...

Clarendon United Methodist Church readies Sheffield kids for winter cold

For the seventh year, Clarendon’s Trinity United Methodist Church will offer coats to Sheffield attendance area youth. The coat ministry of Trinity United Methodist Church has been going strong since 2011, and is open to all youth who live in the Sheffield school attendance area. Families ...

‘Juke Box Hero’

Foreigner fans, you won’t want to miss Blue Morning’s “Tribute to Foreigner,” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Struthers Library Theatre. American musician and keyboardist Anthony Brown formed the Blue Morning Tribute Band in 2017. From Warren, Brown enlisted area veteran ...

WAHS Homecoming Court

Photo submitted to Times Observer The Homecoming Court was recently announced at WAHS. Candidates for queen are, from left, in front, Emma Darling, Shelby Smith, Jillian Funari, Julia Lobdell, Celia Chase, and Lydia Latimer, and, in the back, king candidates are Austyn Cummings, Caleb Ei, ...

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Mushroom walk and talk Join the Central PA Mushroom Club for a presentation on how to identify edible and non-edible mushrooms at Chapman State Park from 2 to 3:20 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. The event will be held at the park’s Environmental Learning Center, 4790 Chapman Dam Road, Clarendon. A ...

Sheffield High School Homecoming Court

Photo submitted to Times Observer The members of the 2018 Sheffield High School Homecoming Court are, from left, in front, Callen Copley, Riley Downey, Scottlyn Barr, Laurel Connolly, and Alyssa McCracken; and, in the back, Isaac Fileger, Wesley Atwell, Luke Davidson, Ryan Weaver, and Matt ...

Last day for Audubon bird seed orders

With fall just around the corner, now is the time to stock up on birdseed to be sure your feathered friends visit your home throughout the winter. Thursday, September 27, at 5 p.m. is the deadline for ordering bird seed and related treats from Audubon Community Nature Center’s (ACNC) Fall ...

Woman’s Club hosts theater’s new executive director

Wendy McCain, Woman’s Club member and new Executive Director of the Struthers Library Theatre (SLT), spoke at the first program of the Warren Woman’s Club 2018-19 season on Monday, Sept. 24. Ms. McCain received her MBA as a Property Management Professional. Previously, she was Director of ...

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ANF event The Allegheny National Forest is honoring the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act with a reveal ceremony for a scale model timber raft display at the Marienville Ranger District office (131 Smokey Lane, Marienville) on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The scale model timber raft ...

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Outdoor Club On Sunday, Sept. 30, the Allegheny Outdoor Club will hike to Hectar Falls. Participants will meet at Howe’s True Value at 2 p.m. There will be an ice cream stop afterward. For more information, call Bill or Jean Ferry at (814) 758-1908. DivorceCare Family Ministry The next ...

WGH partnership with AHN and LECOM official

Warren General Hospital is officially affiliated with Allegheny Health Network and LECOM Health. The affiliation agreement signing was held on Monday, outside the hospital, which is now an official partner with the two other entities and St. Vincent Hospital, which has been helping to ...

Born in Tree City, USA

It takes caring and dedication to maintain Tree City USA status for 30 years. The City of Warren is proud of its urban forest and officials are hoping to share that pride and dedication with residents. Right now, there are 2,698 trees in that forest. There are appropriate spaces for ...