Community

Chapman calls for help with NPL Day

"If you like coming out here," said Jen Moore, Environmental Education Specialist at Chapman State Park, "come out and help us keep it nice."Chapman State Park will take part in National Public Lands Day, an annual cleanup of public beaches, parks, and wild areas on Saturday, September 24 from ...

Warren Y considers families if there happens to be a strike

Whether or not the district's teachers will strike is still in question, but the Warren County YMCA will be ready either way, with a childcare contingency plan aimed at easing the needs of parents in need of childcare if a strike does occur.Said Dannielle Nebinski, childcare coordinator at the ...

Open House at Elk Township Historical Society museums at Scandia Corners

An Open House at the Elk Township Historical Society museums at Scandia Corners will be held on Saturday, September 10, from 1-4 p.m. The school at Scandia Corners honors each of the 12 one-room schools that once dotted the countryside of Elk Township in the 19th and 20th centuries. Some were ...

Briefs…

Class to lunchThe Warren High School class of 1960 will meet for lunch at Blueberry Golf Course on Wednesday, August 24 at 12:30 p.m.Hill & Dale tripHill & Dale Garden Club will be going to Audubon Society at 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown, NY, on August 27, for a Bald Eagle ...

‘I like improv’

Friday's informance of the SLT Academy's improv class was similar to a junior version of the hit show "Who's Line is it Anyway?""It's been interesting to see the development," said instructor Brandon Meeks, a professional actor with 10 years of experience. "Coming in, many were very, very shy. ...

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Class to lunchThe Warren High School class of 1954 will have lunch at Sloppy Duck in Erie on Aug. 25 at 12:30 p.m. Call 723-3655 for reservations.Bridge scoresAt the Allegheny Community Center Tuesday afternoon, Elvira Kays and Donna Harmon placed first and second. Thursday afternoon at the ...

Hill & Dale Club holds July meeting

The Hill & Dale Garden Club held its July 27 meeting by meeting in Sugar Grove and car-pooled to Gi-Gi's restaurant in Corry for a really nice lunch.Eleanor Johnson opened the meeting with prayer by Peg Stino. Minutes of June meeting were read for Secretary, Peg Stino and in absence of ...

Breathing fire

Rouse residents, their families, friends and neighbors had a great time Saturday at the annual Rouse Summer Festival.The sun was shining, there was a gentle breeze and there was extra fun to go around with the medieval theme celebration.Many participants were dressed to the nines in various ...

City playgrounds ‘good’

Another summer, another successful season for the Summer Playground Program in the City of Warren."Everything was good," said Megan Butina, who stepped in as program supervisor for the final weeks of the program after Supervisor Rachel Beach returned to Virginia.This year's program saw 123 ...

Escape to Bull Hill

Civilian Conservation Corps - or CCC - camps have become an element of the regional landscape, slowly fading into the surrounding forest as the abandoned structures and roads are slowly reclaimed by the steady advance of nature.Constructed in 1935, when the CCC program began as one element of ...

County senior center schedule

MarienvilleMACA Building927-6607:Monday: 08/22: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.Wednesday: 08/24: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.Thursday: 08/25: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.EndeavorTownship Building463-7774:Monday: 08/22: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m.Tuesday: 08/23: ...

The story of Signe Erickson

Flipping through eBay for local memorabilia often calls up incredible local stories. Such is the case with an eBay auction titled "1945 WW2 Era Miss SA Erickson Teacher Warren PA Member Baptist Foreign." The photograph is a black-and-white headshot with a short, cryptic story typewritten on the ...

Briefs…

Swap meetA Motorcycle Parts Swap Meet for all makes of cycles, including accessories and clothing will be held on September 3 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Brokenstraw Valley Campground, Pittsfield. It is sponsored by the Gold Wing Road Riders Association, Chapter "Q" of Warren.Polka SundayThe ...

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Scandia Cemetery AssociationThe Scandia Cemetery Association will meet at Scandia Community Center Tuesday, August 23 at 7:30 p.m. Lot owners and families interested in participating are encouraged to attend for the purpose of electing the cemetery board officers. Questions call (814) ...

The Book Cellar celebrating 10 years on Aug. 27 at the Warren Public Library

The Book Cellar of the Warren Public Library has gently-used paperback, trade, and hardback books for adults, plus children's books, CDs, videos and audio tapes for sale. Prices range from 10 cents to $2.50. There will be a celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Book Cellar from 11 a.m. ...

Midtown Motors, YMCA partner to raise $2,240 for fall youth programs

Warren Midtown Motors, Warren YMCA and members of the local community helped raise much-needed funds for fall youth programs at a recent test-drive event, as part of Ford Motor Company's Drive 4 UR Community program. More than 100 Warren-area residents test-drove a Ford vehicle at the Warren ...

Winding his way

"Trust me," said Ford Easton, who presented his book about stock car racing in the 1950's at the Warren Public Library, "people and the world know about western New York and northwestern Pennsylvania when it comes to racing."Easton, who's sold around 2,500 copies of his book, published through ...

Library offers free Flash writing course

The Warren Public Library will offer a free writing class focusing on the Flash genre taught by Karen Weyant, Assistant Professor of English at Jamestown Community College.Flash writing combines the best skills of both poetry and either fiction or nonfiction, with flash markets generally ...

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 18: Warren Garden Club will hold its next meeting at noon at ...