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Local News Briefs

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Bridge Work The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, to review and discuss a bridge replacement project on Route 27 in Brokenstraw Township. The bridge carries traffic over Browns Run, about two miles west of the intersection with ...

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Freshman orientation Warren Area High School will have an orientation for freshmen and new students at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, followed by a self-guided tour of the school. Students may access their schedules through the Warren County School District Home Access Center. Anyone with ...

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Blood donations Community Blood Bank is experiencing a critical shortage of donated blood, particularly types O-positive and O-negative. There are drives scheduled for noon to 5:30 Tuesday at the Holy Redeemer Center in Warren, and from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at Youngsville Fire ...

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Class lunch The Warren High School Class of 1952 will meet at the Peppermill for lunch on Tuesday, August 20 at 11:30 a.m. All classmates and spouses/significant others are invited. Allegheny Outdoor Club On Saturday, Aug. 17, Allegheny Outdoor Club will be hiking in Chestnut Ridge Park, ...

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Art After Five The next fundraising Art After Five, sponsored by Mark and Pat Evans and Mary Anne Harp, at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute will be a week from Wednesday on August 21. For $10, attendees will enjoy food and drink, music, and the opportunity to view the current Ned Smith ...

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Farmers’ Market change of venue With the Midtown Lot unavailable on Saturday, the market will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at Gen. Joseph Warren Park, bounded by Poplar Street, and Third and Pennsylvania avenues. Beaty Meet and Eat Night! Come meet your 2019-2020 teachers from 4-6 p.m. ...

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Allegheny Outdoor Club On Sunday, Aug. 11, Allegheny Outdoor Club will hike at the Chautauqua Audubon. It will be a 3-to-5-mile hike plus the new primitive trail. Hikers will meet at the Audubon kiosk at 2 p.m. John Young is the leader. Call (814) 730-2915 with any questions. Vacation Bible ...

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Hospice donations Hospice of Warren County received contributions during the month of July in memory of Mary Emily Allen, Marjorie Bosin Barry, Jane C. Betts, Mark R. Bevevino, Betsy C. Brinkley, Patrick H. Brown, Larry Burns, Florence California, Robert Champagne, John and Phyllis Chitester, ...

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Second Harvest Military Share In northwest Pennsylvania, nearly 25% of households receiving food assistance have at least one member who has served or is serving in the military. The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania wants to help military families who are struggling to put ...

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Road closures There will be two road closures in the City of Warren on Saturday. Mariona Street will be closed between Pennsylvania Avenue and Dobson Avenue for maintenance hole repairs. There will also be a partial closure of the north side of the Glade Bridge for maintenance hole repairs.

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Sugar Grove Vacation Bible School Sugar Grove Presbyterian Church will hold a Vacation Bible School during Sale Days, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 27. Children ages 4 to 12 are invited. Lunch and a snack will be provided. Details are available by contacting Pastor Patti at (814) ...

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Safe Drinking Water Clinics Do you have a private drinking water well, spring, or cistern? Are you interested in learning more about how to protect, test, and treat your family’s drinking water? Penn State Extension will be offering Safe Drinking Water Clinics with free water testing to ...

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Halls of Ivy Claudia Olson, a graduate of Warren Area High School, and Allie Schutt, a graduate of Eisenhower High School, have been named to the Dean’s List at Kent State University for the spring semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, full-time students must have achieved a grade ...

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Class picnic The Warren High School class of 1960 will meet for a picnic from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, July 24, at Blair Smoulder’s house, 3162 Chautauqua Ave., Ashville, N.Y. Meat, drinks, and dessert will be provided. Bring a dish to pass. Classmates, spouses, and significant others are ...

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Class lunch Warren Area High School’s class of 1964 will meet for lunch at noon Monday, July 22, at the Conewango Club. All members of the class and their spouses or significant others are welcome. Laugh-A-Yoga The Schorman Center is offering Laugh-A-Yoga as part of its Grief Yoga ...

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Class lunch The 1947 Class of Warren High School will meet for lunch on Friday, July 19, at 11:30 a.m. at the Peppermill. Reservations can be made by calling Betty at 723-2447. Class breakfast The EHS Class of ‘73 will be having breakfast at The Bucket Cafe in Sugar Grove at 9:30 a.m. ...

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Camp Forget Me Not Camp Forget Me Not, a grief camp for children, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, August 7, at the First United Methodist Church, 200 Market St. Warren. The camp is for children ages 7 to 17. Pre-registration is required. Registration forms are available at ...

Devon Meddock makes her mark

Sheffield Area High School graduate Devon Meddock recently performed in the 1,000th performance of “The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking” at the New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St., in the heart of Manhattan’s Theater District. Meddock is the lead soprano and vocal captain of the ...