Community

St. Joseph celebrates Feast of Corpus Christi

St. Joseph's Catholic Church will celebrate the tradition of the Feast of Corpus Christi, the Most Holy Eucharist on Sunday, May 29.Father Rich Toohey said the tradition began during the 13th Century as a way to give more honor to Christ and to provide witness as belief in the real presence of ...

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Bridge resultsWinners at duplicate bridge on Monday, May 23, at the YMCA were:1st-Joann Hultquist and Matt Oram with 45;2nd-Janet Templeton and Joan Butt with 44.44;3rd-Emily Birgel and Carol Stone with 41.---Bridge play winners at the Allegheny Community Center were Cindy Schumann and Diana ...

Red Nose Day brings smiles, needed funds

Raising funds for kids while generating smiles?That's what Red Nose Day is all about and if the rough estimate is any indication, the Back Pack Program is looking at upwards of $500 to $600 raised on Thursday throughout the county's elementary schools and central office.Warren County School ...

Dining with Diabetes class set for Warren County

Penn State Cooperative Extension Warren County will be the site for a Dining with Diabetes class beginning Thursday, June 2 and will continue June 9, 16, 23 and 30.Dining with Diabetes is a program for adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes and their families. Classes are offered weekly for four ...

Quite a history

Thought to be the oldest surviving Lutheran church in the east that is still holding services, Hessel Valley Lutheran Church in Chandler's Valley began with the coming of Swedish immigrants in 1846 and was officially organized in 1854.Stranded in Buffalo, N.Y. in August of 1846 after ...

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. Club meetings and closed gatherings are not included. To add an event, email managing editor Jon Sitler at jsitler@timesobserver.com.May 26, 27: ...

‘Seeds’ program plants a beginning

Seeds of Recovery, a program presented by Meretta Cable through Beacon Light Behavioral Health and with the input of several of her own supports, talked about the importance and role of social support during mental health recovery.Meretta spoke about her own journey related to mental health and ...

Rural Regional College needs feedback

The Rural Regional College needs your help.And that help comes in the form of a survey.The RRC, established by state legislation in 2014 and tasked with forming a community college to serve Cameron, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, McKean, Potter, Venango and Warren counties, is still seeking ...

Memorial Day weekend at Chapman

There will be a scavenger hunt, a frog trek, kayak practice, and free family fishing among the events at Chapman State Park this weekend.Camping opens in mid-April, but Memorial Day Weekend is the traditional start of the summer season at the park and there are a number of offerings from ...

Blood drive set

With a holiday weekend fast approaching, Community Blood Bank is hoping to replenish supplies."Poor turn-outs at our recent drives combined with an increased usage by some partner hospitals has resulted in a lower inventory than we would typically have for this time of year," mobile drive ...

Warren Garden Club meets

President Sue Barone called May 19th meeting of Warren Garden Club to order at 1:00 p.m. The minutes of the April 21st meeting were approved. The treasurer's report was read and will be placed on file for audit. The Corresponding Secretary reported she had sent 3 get well cards to garden club ...

Hair raising

It takes between eight and 15 ponytails to make a Pantene Beautiful Lengths wig for women fighting cancer and the Warren County School District is coming together to help make as many wigs as possible."I know someone who has cancer," said Warren Area Elementary School fourth-grade teacher and ...

Dairy Princess Court crowned

The 2016-2017 Dairy Princess Court was crowned on Sunday, May 15, at the Sugar Grove Fire Hall. The pageant was hosted this year by chairperson Tiffany Jackson.Tiffany stared the afternoon by introducing the current court of Lil Dairy Misses: Bryn Lindell, Rachael Lucks and Ariel Ludwick, ...

Hospice honors 150 volunteers at Woman’s Club

Hospice of Warren County recently honored the 150 caring and compassionate volunteers who are the "Hearts of Hospice of Warren County." A volunteer recognition event was held May 11 at the Woman's Club of Warren.John Mangus, a scientist, current consultant to NASA, and long-time volunteer and ...

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AOC activitiesOn Wednesday, May 25, the Allegheny Outdoor Club (AOC) will ride bikes in Oil Creek State Park. Participants will meet at the car wash on Railroad Street in Youngsville at 10:00 a.m. or at the Oil Creek State Park Petroleum Center Parking Lot by the bike-trail trailhead at 11:00 ...

Broadway big

A former Sugar Grove resident is now the owner of not only the largest costume rental company in the United States, but also The Wick Theatre in Boca Raton Florida.Marilynn A. Wick graduated from Eisenhower High School in 1962, and after her physical education teacher took a one-year ...

A hike — in honor of Merle Caldwell

Twenty hikers braved changeable spring weather conditions on a five-mile hike Sunday to honor one person, celebrate an anniversary, and promote a trail, having been transported to the starting point by bus. In the mix were members of the Allegheny Outdoor Club (AOC) and the Allegheny National ...

County senior center schedule

MarienvilleMACA Building927-6607:Monday: 5/23: cards, games,lunch at noonWednesday: 5/25: cards, games, lunch at noonThursday 5/26 cards, games, lunch at noonEndeavorTownship Building463-7774:Monday :5/23: cards, games,lunch at noonTuesday 5/24: cards, games, lunch at noonFriday 5/27: ...

Class trip (sort of)

Photos submitted to Times ObserverAbove, Katie Rodgers' third-grade class at Warren Area Elementary Center takes a bus trip to Betts Park during school on Friday, as well as third-graders from Eisenhower, Youngsville and Sheffield elementary schools, for an outdoor scavenger hunt, and games. At ...