Local News Briefs

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Bridge results Tuesday afternoon at the Allegheny Community Center, Bill Massa came in first and Phyllis DiFonzo was second. At the Woman’s Club, Thursday afternoon, Barbie Johnson and Rita Mancuso were first and second. Marjorie Polito placed first Thursday evening at the library with ...

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Conservation workshop The Warren County Conservation District (WCCD) will host a free stream dynamics and erosion workshop tour on Thursday, Oct. 25. Space is limited and registration is required by contacting the WCCD at 726-1441 by Friday, Oct. 12. The tour will begin at the WCCD office ...

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The Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council will be closed all day Friday, Oct. 5, for training.

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Wesley Woods ministry changes Wesley Woods’ board has been engaged in a season of prayer and discernment over the past 12 months, calling it a “crossroads as a ministry.” As such, the board and staff together have made some decisions about the direction, mission and vision of this ...

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Tidioute VFW news October meetings include: Wednesday, Oct. 10 — board meeting at 5 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 14 — Men’s Meetings at 9 and 9:30 a.m. Social dues for 2019 are now being accepted. Pay and pick up your right at the same time. The bartenders will host their first annual ...

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Bridge results Tuesday afternoon at the Allegheny Community Center, Susan Swab placed first and Cindy Schumann was second. At the Woman’s Club Thursday afternoon, Donna Holding was first with Tana Fegely in second. Bill Massa came in first Thursday evening at the library and Lynda ...

ANF celebrates Wild and Scenic Rivers Act

The Allegheny National Forest will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act on Tuesday. Two rivers that run through the forest, the Allegheny and the Clarion, are designated under the act. A scale model timber raft built by volunteers at the Toy Shoppe on the grounds ...

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Benefit dinner A spaghetti and meatball benefit dinner — for Austin Hayes — will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at Hessel Valley Lutheran Church. Austin was in a bicycle accident in August, causing medical bills for his family, some (dental) not covered by ...

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Warren Zonta open house The Zonta Club of Warren celebrates its 90th anniversary from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Jefferson DeFrees Family Center. The open house will feature vintage clothing and accessories, historical memories, dignitaries and refreshments. Guests are ...

Kinzua Dam outflow

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has planned significant increases in outflow from Kinzua Dam. “This increased flow may cause substantial rises in river levels downstream from the dam. Boaters and anglers are advised to exercise caution during the next few days.” The Corps increased ...

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Mushroom walk and talk Join the Central PA Mushroom Club for a presentation on how to identify edible and non-edible mushrooms at Chapman State Park from 2 to 3:20 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. The event will be held at the park’s Environmental Learning Center, 4790 Chapman Dam Road, Clarendon. A ...

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ANF event The Allegheny National Forest is honoring the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act with a reveal ceremony for a scale model timber raft display at the Marienville Ranger District office (131 Smokey Lane, Marienville) on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The scale model timber raft ...

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Outdoor Club On Sunday, Sept. 30, the Allegheny Outdoor Club will hike to Hectar Falls. Participants will meet at Howe’s True Value at 2 p.m. There will be an ice cream stop afterward. For more information, call Bill or Jean Ferry at (814) 758-1908. DivorceCare Family Ministry The next ...

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Hearing aid found A hearing aid was turned in to the City of Warren Police Department on Friday, Sept. 21. It had been found in the downtown area. Contact the City of Warren Police at (814) 723-2700 Monday through Friday until 4:30 p.m. to claim. Class breakfast The men of the Warren High ...

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Bocce tournament The Warren Bocce Players’ tournament will be held Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Bocce courts at Betts Park in Warren. The tournament starts at 2 p.m. and a picnic afterward will start at 5 p.m. Author pens book Warren County resident and author Judy Sharer has written a ...

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Hessell Valley Lutheran Church luncheon canceled The Hessell Valley Lutheran Church’s regular Wednesday lunch will not be held on Wednesday, Sept. 19, due to a scheduled power outage at the building. WAHS class of 1960 reunion The Warren Area High School class of 1960 will celebrate ...

Early Intervention Report preview

The Early Intervention Report presented to the Warren County Commissioners is lengthy. In fact, it’s far to lengthy - and too important to the future of the county - to be encapsulated in one story. Deeper analysis of the report will be featured in the Times Observer throughout the rest of ...

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Hessell Valley Lutheran Church luncheon cancelled The Hessell Valley Lutheran Church’s regular Wednesday lunch will not be held on Wednesday, Sept. 19, due to a scheduled power outage at the building.