Community

Community awareness

Dozens of local men and women in the business community participated in a poverty simulation on Friday at Holy Redeemer Center.Participants in the event assumed the roles of families facing poverty. Some of the families are newly unemployed, some were recently deserted by the "breadwinner" of ...

Stone soup & hiking boots

The morning air is crisp. Leaves are beginning to turn gold, orange and brilliant red. It is the perfect time to head out into the woods with family and friends for a fun autumn hike.If a three-mile hike in the woods with awesome folks sounds good to you, the Leafpeeper Volksmarch is a free, ...

National Merit Scholarship

Times Observer photo by Brian FerryWarren Area High School senior Olivia Ashbaugh has been recognized as a National Merit Scholarship Program commended student and received a letter of commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Students who score within in the top five ...

Pure Prarie League

"Amie, what you want to do?I think I could stay with youFor a while, maybe longer if I do..."The classic song "Aime," by Pure Prairie League, should be on every road trip playlist.No need to wait for a road trip, Pure Prairie League is making the trek here - to Struthers Library Theatre - to ...

County senior center schedule

MarienvilleMACA Building927-6607:Monday: 10/10: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.Wednesday: 10/12: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.Thursday: 10/13: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.EndeavorTownship Building463-7774:Monday: 10/10: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.Tuesday: 10/11: ...

Called To Worship

ALLIANCEWARREN ALLIANCE: 278 Kinzua Rd., Rt. 59. Pastor Doug McCracken. Sunday school for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.; adult prayer/Bible studies, Youth, Kid Quest, 6:30 p.m. Wed.MIDWAY ALLIANCE CHURCH: 6384 Oil Creek Rd., Spartansburg. Rev. Eric Swartzbaugh, pastor. Sun. school, ...

‘…an English country manor’

Eclectic.Picturesque."... The feeling of an English country manor."All at 119 Market Street in downtown Warren.It's office space now but the J.P. Jefferson Tea House, one of 10 properties in Warren County listed on the National Register of Historic Places, still "represents a unique ...

Briefs…

Day campSugar Grove Free Methodist Church will be running a day camp for Warren County School District children during the teacher s' strike. The camp began on Thursday, and will run on weekdays until the strike is over.The camp runs from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on days school would normally be in ...

Karaoke with the Dolls

"It's pretty unheard of for a new team to finish an inaugural bout season undefeated," said Warrin' Wrecking Doll Amylynn Delgado.But the roller derby Dolls have done it, in their 2016 inaugural season."It wasn't just the girls' performances" that helped them win an undefeated season, said ...

Community Foundation announces PATH scholarship grants

The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency has finalized its PATH matching grants for the 2015-2016 academic year, according to John Lasher, Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Warren County.This year PHEAA made 152 awards totaling $274,042 in matching grants to Community ...

“Books Are Fun” sale

Photo submitted to Times ObserverThe WGH Auxiliary is sponsoring a two-day "Books Are Fun" sale from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14, in the WGH Outpatient Lobby. There is and excellent selection of hardcover and paperback books, cookbooks, ...

T-Shirt Painting Class

Photo submitted to Times ObserverKelly Hunt is a self-taught artist with no formal training. She picked up a paint brush in 2004 and started out on her own with acrylic decorative painting. Since then Kelly has painted on walls, furniture, mirrors, clothes and even on the chimney outside her ...

Here’s Johnny!

The 11th Annual Johnny Appleseed Festival is scheduled for this weekend, October 7-9, at Memorial Park in Sheffield.On Friday, Oct. 7, the crafters and vendors will open their booths at noon and, at 1 p.m., the opening ceremony will take place.From noon until 4:45 p.m. the registration for the ...

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. Closed gatherings are not included. To add an event, email managing editor Jon Sitler at jsitler@timesobserver.com.Oct. 6 Warren Garden Club Board ...

WAHS Homecoming Court

Times Observer photo by Brian FerryThe members of the Warren Area High School, sporting their 'mismatch day' clothes for Spirit Week, are (from left, front): Emme Korb, Olivia Ashbaugh, Paige McCullough, Kylee Barnes, and Ashlyn McMeans; (back) Chris Ei, Parker Neal, Noah Becker, Seth ...

Briefs…

Community dinnerCommunity Dinner at Youngsville Free Methodist Church at Joyful Cafe at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5. Menu is: hot roast beef sandwich with mashed potatoes and gravy along with desserts.Class lunchThe Warren High School class of 1949 will meet for lunch at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 5, ...

Haunted House and Trolley Tours this weekend at WCHS

The haunts of the Warren County Historical Society will be out in full force for the annual Haunted House and Trolley Tours on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7 and 8, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. each night.Do you have what it takes to make it all the way through the haunted halls and spine-chilling quarters ...

Briefs…

Harvest CarnivalLooking for a safe, warm alternative to door-to-door trick-or-treating this year for your family? Come to the Harvest Carnival at Calvary Chapel in Russell for games, prizes, candy and fun from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at 8160 Market Street, Russell. For more information, ...

It’s National 4-H Week

More than six million young people across the country will celebrate National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of 4-H during the first full week of October.Warren County 4-H will celebrate National 4-H Week to showcase the great things that 4-H offers young people and highlight the incredible ...