Community

Social Fabric

The Woman's Club of Warren has been located at the same location since the early 1920s.But the home pre-dates the Club by 50 years, originally built by one of the richest men in Warren.The building is one of 10 in Warren Counrty listed on the National Register of Historic Places, both for its ...

First day of autumn means peak foliage season around corner

On the first day of autumn, the hills around Warren County were mostly green.But that could change quickly."It's probably going to be an early season," according to DCNR Cornplanter District Forester Cecile Stelter. "Cooler temperatures this weekend combined with this warm sunny week with cool ...

Help wanted

Are you interested in getting involved in the community, making friends?The Allegheny Volunteer Alliance (AVA) has plenty of opportunities for you involving senior citizens.The AVA is sponsored by Experience, Inc. - Warren and Forest counties Area Agency on Aging. Many of the AVA's volunteer ...

Briefs…

Class breakfastThe men of Warren High School class of 1951 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Perkins.---WAHS Class of 1962 will meet at Perkins for breakfast at 9 a.m. Wednesday Sept. 28th, Wed., at Perkins at 9 a.m. All classmates are welcome.Reunion cancelledThe Warren ...

Illusionist Jason Bishop performing at Reg Lenna

An up-and-coming illusionist is returning to Jamestown after wowing an enthusiastic audience here 17 months ago. Jason Bishop will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts.From his breathtaking Double Levitation to his cutting edge Op-Art and Plasma illusions, ...

‘Moving on’

In February, the parish communities of St. Anthony of Padua in Sheffield and St. Luke in Youngsville will be changing dramatically.Both churches will lose their status as having stand-alone parishes and will become secondary mission churches that are part of parishes in Warren.Bishop Lawrence ...

Priests see restructuring as a loss and opportunity

The merger of parishes in the Erie Catholic Diocese can be seen in multiple ways.It will surely be a loss for some of those who attend one of the churches to be "subsumed."But it could be an opportunity to grow and create a more vibrant church community.Bishop Lawrence Persico announced Tuesday ...

State fishing tournament No. 57 in Tidioute this weekend

This weekend, fisherfolk and their families from several states will converge in Tidioute for the 57th annual Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament.It started in the late 1950's as just a fishing tournament, but grew into a family and community event over the intervening ...

Rouse Estate offering new approach to senior living with Rouse Care Cottages

To meet the growing demands of area seniors, the Rouse Estate is offering a new approach to senior living, the Rouse Care Cottages. The Rouse Care Cottages are an alternative to living in a Skilled Nursing Facility or Personal Care Home offering "one-on-one," person-centered care in a ...

A safe indoor alternative to Halloween — with CANDY!

"It's a way to offer kids a safe indoor trick or treat alternative, as well as a fun event that also benefits our therapeutic services," said David Schumacher, Director of Development at the Achievement Center in Erie, Pa, of the Trail of Treats. The annual event will be held this year on ...

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.Sept. 22: Carl E. Wolf ...

Community Foundation of Warren County awards scholarships

Every year the Community Foundation of Warren County awards scholarships to deserving students from programs established in memory of individuals who have passed away, or in honor of a distinguished individual. These programs provide scholarships for academic achievement, good citizenship and ...

Prendergast Library in Jamestown announces benefit auction

Prendergast Library will hold its first-ever local art auction featuring artwork donated by area artists from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15.Local auctioneer Lee Davies will conduct the sale, and there will be refreshments and musical entertainment."This is a brand new fundraising event for ...

Ever-evolving Reg Lenna

Since the 1920's, the Reg Lenna Center has been the heart of the arts and cultural district in the region. What started as "The Palace Theatre" that showed short films has evolved into something much more.The Reg Lenna Center for The Arts theater was built in 1923 as The Palace, producing and ...

Briefs…

Class lunchThe Warren High School class of 1958 will meet for lunch at Cable Hollow Golf Course at noon Tuesday, Sept. 27.Those interested in attending are asked to call 723-7237.Fall festivalThe 12th Annual Wildcat Park Fall Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 1 at Rt. 6 in ...

Triple Bloom presents Tony Tedesco

Warren Garden Club's biennial "Triple Bloom" event at the Warren Holiday Inn on Ludlow Street will be held on Thursday October 13. Tickets are $35 for the full day event. To purchase tickets contact: Connie Lucia, 1771 Hull Hill Road, Youngsville, PA 16371-3807, Phone- 814-563-7112 or Lou Ann, ...

Elk Township Historical Society holds annual meeting

The Elk Township Historical Society held its annual meeting on Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Scandia Community Center. The meeting was opened by the recognition of a most appropriate and generous gift by Carole and Harold Wilkins of a set of mounted elk antlers for the Elk Township Museum.Sue ...

Break FASD

"It's okay to talk about it," said Sherry Henry of the focus of her work.At the Beacon Light Behavioral Health Prevention Department, Henry's job is to deal with issues of addiction to alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs, as well as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).FASD is the focus of this ...

Clarendon’s Coat Closet needs filled, fills need

It may not feel like it, but colder weather is right around the corner.The Clarendon Trinity United Methodist Church is here to help.The church will be hosting the 5th Annual Clarendon Coat Closet from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15. Coats will be provided for free for any school age child ...