Photo submitted to Times Observer Officer Scott Neiswonger and K9 Nic recently came to a den meeting with some Lions and Bears in Cub Scout Pack 13 at North Warren Fire Department. The Scouts learned about Nic’s care, what police dog’s like Nic do, and even got to see some of his skills. Officer Scott Neiswonger and Nic are with the Conewango Township Police Department. Nic began patrolling in November of 2018. Cub Scout Pack 13 is chartered by the North Warren Fire Department, with Cubmaster Judith Ziolkowski.

Basket raffle

The Irvine Presbyterian Church will hold a basket bonanza raffle from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 7. There are a number of baskets with a range of values. Tickets are available from church members. Drawings for the baskets and the door prize will take place at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit the church. Boy Scout Troop 22 will have food and drinks available. Those looking for more information may call 563-3489 or 706-8975.

4-H Extreme Engineers

April 6-14 is National Robotics Week, a perfect time to let everyone know about 4-H Extreme Engineers. Twice a month from February through early June, the club meets at the Penn State Extension Office in Youngsville. Using the Ev3 LEGO curriculum, the club works on building and programming robots to meet many challenges, such as lifting things and opening gates.

Members elected officers to help the group learn and practice parliamentary procedure:

President – Sawyer Lawson;

Vice President – Josey Campbell;

Treasurer – Chris Joblon;

Secretary – Jarod Peterson;

News Reporter – Cooper Tobolski;

Scrapbook Chair – Tyler Bailey.

On June 2, the 4-H Extreme Engineers will meet for the final time this year to present what members have learned to judges. The club calls this the Round-Up.

Contact Meggi Brown with questions at mlw5609@psu.edu or (814) 563-9388.

Humane Society donations

Memorials and In Honor Of donations sent to Paws Along the River Humane Society of Warren County for the month of March included:

In Memory Of:

George Gern; Phyllis DiFonzo; Louis Potts; Jan Agnew; Samuel Borland; Marie Chapel; Patrick Hesch; Twila Hultberg; Lanty Phillips; Sherrie VanGilder; and Chris Olsen Kisicki; and,

In Honor Of Beth Bauer.

Lockdown drills

The Warren County School District has announced the schedule for intruder (lockdown) drills in April.

Drills will be held at all district buildings.

The schedule is:

¯ Warren Area Elementary Center — Tuesday, April 2;

¯ Sheffield Area Elementary School and Sheffield Area Middle High School — Wednesday, April 3;

¯ Warren Area High School — Thursday, April 4;

¯ Beaty-Warren Middle School — Thursday, April 4;

¯ Youngsville Elementary School — Friday, April 5;

¯ Warren County Career Center — morning and afternoon — Wednesday, April 10;

¯ Eisenhower Elementary School and Eisenhower Middle High School — Friday, April 12;

¯ Central Office — Tuesday, April 16;

¯ Youngsville High School — Tuesday, April 16;

¯ Anderson Building — Wednesday, April 17; and,

¯ Sugar Grove Operations Center — Thursday, April 18.

Class lunch

The Warren Area High School class of 1966 will hold a lunch get-together at noon Friday, April 26, at the Eagles Club in Warren. All classmates and significant others, former teachers, and friends of the class of ’66 are welcome. RSVP by Wednesday, April 24, by calling Barb Lucia at (814) 723-7538.