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Kallie’s Krusade Kallie’s Krusade, a community effort to “fight like a girl” against pediatric cancer and other childhood illnesses, will hold a fundraising event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3, at the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club, 433 East Terrace Ave., Lakewood, ...

Warren County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday (08-27): game day, cards at 10 am, lunch at 11:45, bingo after lunch Wednesday (08-29): cards, exercise, 11:30 am, lunch at 11:45 am, 50-50, bingo after lunch Thursday (08-30): crafts at 9:45 am, Advisory board meeting, cards, lunch at ...

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National Women’s Equality Day National Women’s Equality Day is August 26 and marks the 98th anniversary of women in the United States winning the right to vote with the Constitutional Amendment in place August 26, 1920. This courageous 72-year-long political movement was carried out by ...

Kinzua Beach re-opened, bacteria levels back to normal

It’s safe to swim at Kinzua Beach again. According to a press release from the Allegheny National Forest on Thursday, the beach has been re-opened to the public for swimming after levels of the bacterium E. coli were found to be higher than acceptable limits established by the ...

The Kinzua Heritage Festival has begun

The Kinzua Heritage Festival is an immersive experience. More than anything else, that’s what the event’s founders wanted when they came up with an idea for a festival that would honor and demonstrate everything that made our ancestors who they were. And what they were. And they were ...

Watching the wheels

The intersection of Pennsylvania Ave. and Market St. was back in the limelight. PennDOT held a public forum at the Slater Room of the Warren Public Library on Wednesday night to seek feedback on the intersection, which is slated for construction in 2020. PennDOT and staff with ...

E. Coli levels at Kinzua Beach

Don’t swim at Kinzua Beach. The Allegheny National Forest announced Tuesday that the Kinzua Beach swim area is temporarily closed due to E. coli in the water, however visitors may still use the picnic area. E. coli is a bacterium that comes from human or animal wastes - and is often a ...

The city of Warren is giving out trees

The City of Warren is looking for places to plant trees. This fall, officials would like to plant 70. As of now, the city only has 25 of those trees reserved. “We have 25 places where we have removed a tree and the homeowner would like another tree,” Superintendent of Public Works ...

Warren Garden Club visits Kane sunflowers

President Patricia Christy welcomed members to the August 16 meeting of Warren Garden Club at the Kane Lawn and Garden Center. Dave Conklin, owner of Kane Lawn & Garden Center, invited Warren Garden Club for a return visit. This year, the focus was a tour of his acres of sunflowers. After ...

‘Easy to forget it was a drill’

It was all over in a matter of minutes. But those were long minutes for the victims — volunteers from the Warren County School District’s ALICE trainers and the City of Warren Police Explorer Post — and the district staff and others watching from safe locations during active shooter ...

AARP fall 2018 Smart Driver Courses

The Allegheny Community Center (ACC) will be hosting two AARP Smart Driver Courses this fall at 42 Clark Street, Warren. All the classes will be from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The first four-hour refresher class will be given for Pennsylvania drivers who have taken the course before, less than ...

Quilters Night Out

Photo submitted to Times Observer The officers of the Quilters Night Out quilt guild met recently to plan programs for the upcoming year. The guild meets the first Wednesday of the month at St Paul’s Lutheran Church, 306 Conewango Ave., Warren. The first meeting for the year will be held ...

Best EMS Vehicle

Photo submitted to Times Observer Youngsville Volunteer Fire Department won at the Sheffield Fireman’s Festival Parade Saturday. From left, in back, are Kenna Nobles, Cooper Nobles, and Elliot Sterling and, in front, Claire Nobles.

End of summer, man’s best friend chills out

The C.A.R. Pool was opened up to an unusual clientele on Sunday. At the third annual Doggie Dip, about 30 dogs ran around, sniffed butts, and waded and swam in the pool for about two hours. “What makes the event special is this is the day that dogs get to use the pool,” YMCA Aquatics ...

City Council: Tobacco use illegal in city parks

It is now illegal to use tobacco products in any city park – even if you’ve reserved a pavilion. City Council approved an amendment to the city code on Monday, outlawing use of any tobacco or vape product in city parks regardless of pavilion reservation. During a June Parks and ...

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Chapman programs The following programs will be available at Chapman Dam State Park this weekend, Aug. 24-26: ¯Friday, Aug. 24: Bug Walk - go in search of insects along this short walk from 7 to 8 p.m. We will look into their habitat by searching under logs and leaf litter. Bug boxes and ...

Emergency drill at Beaty, real-life simulations

There will be a multi-agency active shooter drill at Beaty-Warren Middle School from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21. According to a news release on the Warren County School District website, the drill “will focus on the responses necessary for law enforcement and other community entities ...

Scandia Trailblazers 4H Horse Club Round Up results

On Sunday, June 24, Scandia Trailblazers 4H Horse Club held its Round Up at the Warren County Fairgrounds. Class results are as follows: Senior Grooming and Showmanship: Blue Ribbons: Sandra Richards, Hannah Hornyak, Emiley Wheeler. Red Ribbons: Ally Woolslayer, Brielle Whitney, Hunter ...

Throwing stones, all in good sport

Andy Severns of Tidioute led the Warren County contingent in the Pennsylvania Stone Skipping Championships last weekend in Franklin. Severns, participating for the first time, blew away the competition in the amateur field, firing a best stone of 46 skips. First-time competitors must ...