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Events…

Events around Warren County on Wednesday: ¯ Warren Rotary Club, second floor, Conewango Men’s Club, Market St., Warren, noon. ¯ Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ¯ Kiwanis Club, Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, 12:10 p.m. ¯ Senior Citizens, ...

PA Get Help Now hotline available for mental health, addiction

A new state helpline, and moving forward with a regional treatment court for which Warren County’s was the model, were the main topics of discussion at Tuesday afternoon’s Advisory Board meeting at Forest-Warren Human Services. The PA Get Help Now toll-free hotline has been live since the ...

Philomel’s Member and Guest Night held

The Philomel Club of Warren met at the Woman’s Club on Sunday, Nov. 13, for an afternoon of music before a tureen dinner. President Ann Ferguson greeted members and guests. Chairperson Mary Donaldson introduced the performers for the afternoon.  Rosalind Hupp, accompanied by Joan Eighmey, ...

‘Young Lungs at Play’ in North Warren and beyond

North Warren Presbyterian Church and Community House is the latest in a growing list of organizations, school districts, and municipalities that have joined Young Lungs at Play — an initiative by Adagio Health and the Northwest Pennsylvania Tobacco Control program to make public parks, ...

Scenes of Warren County calendar contest in full swing

It’s time to make a scene — or send a favorite that was captured earlier. The Scenes of Warren County calendar contest is already in full swing. Entries will be accepted through 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20. Photos may be sent via email as JPEG files to photocontest@timesobserver.com, or ...

PNC Operation Warm Coats

Photo submitted to Times Observer PNC Operation Warm Coats donated coats to the Warren Forest EOC Pre-K Counts and Head Start students this year. Left to right (back): Head Start Teacher Sheri Miller, Head Start Teacher Heather Passmore, PNC CFP Assistant VP Investment Advisor Jamie ...

Briefs…

Christmas Auction Grand Valley Volunteer Fire Department’s Christmas Auction will be held at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 9. The kitchen will be open. The auctioneer is Don McKuhn. For information, call Lisa Johnson at (814) 436-7623. Christmas services Praise Fellowship Church will hold a Christmas ...

Briefs…

Wonders calendar correction The Warren County Wonders 2017 needed to have a page of dates fixed — June dates were found to be wrong. All calendars in place have had the page fixed. Calendars gave been fixed in places where people have gotten calendars and they have the replacement page ...

‘Getting the word out’ drives Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child was a success in Warren County, and all over the world. The operation is the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind. . During National Collection Week — Nov. 14-21 — Warren County residents donated shoeboxes filled with school supplies, hygiene items, ...

Events…

Events around Warren County on Monday:   Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ¯ Warren Barbershoppers rehearsal, Grace United Methodist Church, 7 p.m. ¯ Girl Scout Office, Curwen Building, 589 Hospital Dr., Suite C, North Warren, confirm staff ...

Warren County 4-H Teen Council membership drive

The Warren County 4-H Teen Council invites youth between the ages of 12-18 to become members. The council provides older youth the opportunity to build leadership skills and put them into practice. The club is a bridge that connects 4-H members throughout the county with the Penn State ...

Sons of American Revolution celebrate Veteran’s Day

For Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, members of the Chautauqua County Chapter of the SAR Color Guard Unit, made a presentation in honor of the veterans at Gerry Nursing Home and Kresge Hall, to include Doug Arters, Jeff Crossley, Jim White, and Barb White, all in colonial costume, with photos taken ...

Sons of American Revolution hears about General Lafayette

For Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, members of the Chautauqua County Chapter of the SAR Color Guard Unit, made a presentation in honor of the veterans at Gerry Nursing Home and Kresge Hall, to include Doug Arters, Jeff Crossley, Jim White, and Barb White, all in colonial costume, with photos taken ...

Celebrating on 54th Rotary 4-H Achievement Night

The 54th Rotary 4-H Achievement Night and the Penn State Extension Annual Meeting were held November 10 at the 4-H Center in Pittsfield. The evening began with 4-H Extension Educator, Jennifer Grooms, introducing the elected officials present, including Joe Fadden, Senior Field Rep for ...

Winter Winds

The Silver Winds Flute Choir celebrates its 10th Christmas with a free concert titled “Winter Winds,” beginning at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at First United Methodist Church, 200 Market Street, The free concert includes classical, flute choir, seasonal and Christmas selections. Selections ...

The Locust House

Andrew Jackson was the president. P.T. Barnum and his circus began their first US tour. Mark Twain was born. The year was 1835. Here, the City of Warren was just 40 years old. Oil hadn’t yet been discovered (that would happen 24 years later in Titusville) but lumber was the ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday:  12/05:  cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday:  12/07:  cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Thursday:  12/08:  cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday:  12/06:  cards, games, lunch ...

NY locations celebrate Julmarknad (Swedish Christmas Market)

Julmarknad (the Swedish Christmas Market Day) for this region will be held on Saturday Dec. 3.  Everyone is welcome, but especially for the many local folk who have Swedish ancestry. In 1900, Northwestern Pennsylvania and southwestern New York claimed the third largest settlement of Swedes ...

Briefs…

Polka Sunday The Slovenian Polka Boosters will be having their dance from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at St. Marys Moose, with Vagabonds, of DuBois, performing. There will be music for all types of dancing. The public is invited. ReStore donations Habitat for Humanity of Warren County’s ...

Introducing… the 2016 Christmas Parade Grand Marshal — Derick Nowacki

Derick Nowacki loves to give back to Warren County. Now, Warren County is trying to return the favor. Nowacki has been named the Grand Marshal of 2016 Warren Christmas Parade after a two-week online vote at timesobserver.com. The parade will be held on Friday, beginning at 6:30 ...