Local News Briefs

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Blood drive January is National Blood Donor Month and Community Blood Bank is hoping to get more people involved while thanking those who are already on board. “We are so thankful for our loyal donor base,” Community Relations Specialists Jaclyn Seymour said. “But we would love to see ...

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Fire services meeting A Fire Services meeting will be held Thursday, Jan. 10, at Clarendon Fire Hall. Dinner will be at 7 p.m. with a meeting to follow. ‘Oh Say, Can You Sing?’ The Pittsburgh Pirates’ “Oh Say, Can You Sing?” competition is officially open. The Pirates’ gameday ...

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Class lunch The Warren High School Class of 1953 will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Perkins Restaurant. Class breakfast The Youngsville High School class of 1961 will be having breakfast at Richard’s Restaurant in Youngsville at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9. Chautauqua ...

Clarification

The phone number associated with registrations for the forthcoming Nature Art Showcase and Sale in Franklin was submitted incorrectly and published in Saturday’s edition of the Times Observer. The correct phone number for the Penn Soil RC&D Council, the source of information and ...

Accidental shooting

Officials reported Friday that a young boy was accidentally shot Friday morning in the Lottsville area. The boy reportedly shot himself in the leg. Information about his condition was unavailable Friday. Pennsylvania State Police in Corry said Friday afternoon that the incident was ...

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Closed for New Year holiday The Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council will be closed Monday, Dec. 31 and Tuesday, Jan. 1 in observance of the New Year holiday. The office will reopen at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2.

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Outdoor Club meeting The Allegheny Outdoor Club’s first planning meeting of 2019 is at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at First Lutheran Church, on the corner of Third Avenue and East Street. Enter through the parking lot entrance. All are welcome. Caregivers’ Support Group meeting The ...

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Christmas Eve service The North Warren Presbyterian Christmas Eve Candlelight and Communion service begins at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24. Make it a family tradition to join your friends and neighbors for a celebration of Jesus’ birth as we worship together with carols, special music, and the ...

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Class lunch The Warren High School class of 1947 will meet for lunch on Friday, Dec. 21 at the Peppermill. Reservations are requested and can be made by calling 723-2447 or 726-0796. Halls of Ivy Jason Tipton graduated from St. Bonaventure University on Dec. 15 in Allegany, N.Y., with a ...

Russell-Akeley Life

Places of worship have been important to residents of Pine Grove since the earliest days of settlement in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Travel was difficult in those early years, so small groups of like-minded folks met in each other's homes for worship. By about 1830, circuit-riding ...

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Holiday DUI enforcement The Warren County DUI Task Force will be out this holiday season conducting impaired driving enforcement through New Year’s Eve.

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Class lunch The Warren Area High School class of 1964 will meet for lunch at noon, Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the Conewango Club. All members of the class and their spouses and significant others are welcome. ——— The Warren High School class of 1956 will meet for their Christmas lunch ...

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PennDOT Connects PennDOT Connects is improving communities and transportation systems through collaboration with PennDOT, regional planning organizations and municipalities. Your role in your municipality is valuable to the planning process for projects because you know what works for your ...

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Bridge results The club championship game of the Warren Bridge Club was held at the Warren YMCA on Monday. Results were as follows: 1st-Karen Cassin and Richard Woodruff with 42.5; 2nd-Connie Michell and Joann Hultquist with 40.5; 3rd-Carol Stone and Donna Holding with 36. Church ...

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Scam alert The Warren County Sheriff’s Office has received a complaint from a county resident that was contacted by a person identifying themselves as being from the U.S. Treasury Department. The alleged party attempted to gain personal information from the county recipient and told them ...

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ACC bus trips Beginning in January, the Allegheny Community Center bus trips to Erie will be held on the third Wednesday of each month. Those interested may call the Transit Authority of Warren County (723-1874) for reservations or Margaret Sleeman (723-7143) for information. Bridge ...

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Free hearing screenings There will be free hearing screenings at the Allegheny Community Center from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, in room 244. The screenings are provided by Petruso Hearing and Audiology. ‘Scam Smart’ A program by Senior Crime Prevention University will be held at ...

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County planners canceled Due to a lack of agenda, the Tuesday, Dec. 4, Warren County Planning & Zoning meeting has been canceled. Caregivers’ Support Group meeting The Thursday meeting of the Caregivers’ Support Group will be held at 5 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Grace United Methodist ...

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WGH basket contest The 17th annual Warren General Hospital Christmas Basket Contest will take place December 3 to 7 in the hospital outpatient lobby. One of the biggest fundraisers for the hospital auxiliary, this contest challenges the hospital departments to create fantastic baskets ...

Winter Storm Warning tonight

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Warren County for between 10 p.m. tonight until Wednesday evening. Six to 10 inches are possible with amounts up to 16 inches over western Warren County. Wind gusts could make driving difficult. (National Weather Service)