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Clothing giveaway to be held Akeley United Methodist Church will hold a clothing giveaway from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, and Saturday. Free adult and children’s clothing, new and gently used, in a wide range of sizes will be available at 541 Akeley Road (Old Route 62), Russell. Social ...

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Osram Sylvania ladies lunch set The lady retirees of Osram Sylvania will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. today at Bent Run Brewery, Clark Street, Warren. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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Unemployment comp town hall The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry will host an unemployment compensation virtual town hall from 1 to 2 p.m. today. “Pennsylvanians can ask questions directly to unemployment compensation experts during the ... live virtual town hall. The event ...

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Sylvania picnic has been canceled The Osram Sylvania PMP/SMO picnic held annually in September has been canceled for 2020. Pleasant Twp. Cancels recycling Pleasant Township will no longer offer recycling after Aug. 10, due to cost and misuse of the recycling bins. Residents may contact ...

Family Reunion Is Postponed

The annual Salapek family reunion, typically held the Sunday before Labor Day, has been postponed until 2021.

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Chapel service set at state park Chapman State Park will host a non-demoninational chapel service in the amphitheater at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 9. In case of rain the service will move to Pavilion 4. Participants are asked to occupy designated areas to meet social distancing guidelines. Face ...

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State park to host two events Chapman State Park will be hosting two events on Saturday, July 25. From 4-5 p.m. participants can attend Bat Box Building, where they will learn about the decline of Pennsylvania’s bat population. Materials will be provided for making bat boxes, which are used ...

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Forest Area School District offers summer drama/music enrichment program The Forest Area School District will be offering a summer drama/music enrichment program. This program will follow all of the procedures passed in the board of directors reopening plan. The program will run every ...

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Hill & Dale Garden Club meets LOTTSVILLE — The next meeting of the Hill & Dale Garden Club will be held Wednesday, July 22, at 12:30 p.m. The location was changes and will be at the Lottsville United Methodist Church. Due to the pandemic, those attending are asked to bring their own ...

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Golf scramble set for July 26 The Warren County Children’s Advocacy Center will hold its third annual golf scramble July 26 at Blueberry Hill Golf Club with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. There will be prizes for winners, registration refreshments, hot dogs at the turn, a chicken barbecue, 50-50 ...

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Class of 1957 Sets Saturday Lunch The Warren High School Class of 1957 will have a class lunch on Saturday at Pellegrino’s Italian Market on Conewango Avenue, Warren. Westfall family reunion canceled The Westfall family reunion, scheduled for Sunday, July 19, will not be held this ...

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Penelec Retirees postpones luncheon Due to COVID-19 concerns, the committee assigned to make arrangements for the 2020 luncheon for the Bradford and Warren District Penelec Retirees group has canceled the luncheon. The luncheon, normally held the first week in August, has been postponed to ...

Morrison motorcycle run Saturday

The 9th Annual Sarah J. Morrison Memorial Motorcycle Run will be held Saturday, July 11th with registration starting at 10 a.m. at Warren American Legion Post #135. All proceeds support the Warren Cancer Center and the fight against Colon Cancer. All vehicles welcome. Call 730-9594 for ...

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Chapman State Park movie night Chapman State Park will be hosting Movie Night: Hooked On Hummingbirds from 8:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, July 17. The film will be shown in the amphitheater or pavilion No. 4 if there is rain. The film will feature close-up footage of hummingbirds flying, feeding, ...

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Music in the Park to be held on Friday Smokehouse, a classicrock cover band, will perform at 7 p.m. Friday as part of the Music in the Park concert series in Soldiers and Sailors Park, corner of Pennsylvania Avenue West and Hickory Street, Warren. In accord with “Green Phase” guidelines ...

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Paws Along The River Human Society has reopened The Paws Along The River Humane Society reopened to the public on Monday, June 8, at 12:30 p.m. and resumed regular hours at that time. Requirements and limits on the number of visitors at one time will be put into place. Visit ...

Russell-Akeley Life

During the early years of what would become Pine Grove Township, the land was covered with White Pine forest. Much of this area was cut over by Central Pennsylvania Lumber Co. in the early years of the Twentieth Century. Bill Hale is said to have remarked that, as a child, he remembered looking ...

Route 6 cleanup

Photo submitted to Times Observer Board members of the Allegheny Center for the Arts did the spring Route 6 road cleanup Saturday, May 16, in Pittsfield, Helping collect 10 bags of litter were board president John Shaughnesy, board vice-president Mark Davis, and board secretary Karen Davis ...

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Philomel meeting The board of directors of the Philomel Club of Warren will hold its annual spring meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, at Betts Park. All directors are urged to attend this vitally important meeting, remembering to “mask up” as required by the state. Crime Stoppers ...