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Outdoor writing awards Local outdoor writer Steve Sorensen took home two top Excellence in Craft Awards from the Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association (POWA) at their annual conference on May 5 in Franklin.. Sorensen won two first-place awards and one second for work published in 2017. ...

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Composting workshop The Warren County Conservation District is hosting a Composting Basics workshop at 4000 Conewango Ave., Warren, on Thursday, May 17, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Penn State Extension Master Gardener Brookie Lavigne will give the presentation and participants will assist in ...

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AOC event On Sunday, May 13, in celebration of their 50th anniversary, the Allegheny Outdoor Club will hike the trail on PA State Game Lands 29. This will be an easy in-and-out hike of approximately four miles. Participants will meet at Musante Street in Warren. For more information call Jim ...

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Pine Grove Days Pine Grove Days Memorial Day Weekend will take place on Saturday, May 26, Sunday, May 27, and Monday May 28 in Russell. Saturday’s events: ¯ Run for R.O.A.R. 5K Run/Walk ¯ Vendor Fair on Main Street ¯ Kids Zone on Main Street (bounce house, rock painting, face ...

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Retired Women to lunch The retired women of United Refining Company will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8 at the Draft House, 707 Pennsylvania Ave. East. Municipal pool to open Pool Passes are now on sale at the Warren City Building. The pool will be open June 2 this ...

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Library meeting The Warren Public Library Annual Meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, May 15, in the library’s Slater Room, immediately following the regularly scheduled Board of Directors Meeting. Members and the public are invited. Class to lunch The Warren High School class of 1955 ...

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Bible Club meeting The annual meeting of the Warren County Bible Club will be held on Monday, May 7, at 6 p.m. at the Cable Hollow Church at 3157 Cable Hollow Road, Russell. Guest speaker will be Mark Hoyle, BCM, executive director of USA Ministries. All are welcome. Class to lunch Warren ...

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Farmington clean-up day Farmington Township will be hosting a clean-up day on May 12 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. No paint, computers, or electronics will be accepted. Tires will be $2 each depending on size. A car trunk will be $5, and a full truck bed load will be $10. Glade clean-up ...

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Benefit dinner The friends and family of Erik Penley are a holding a Spaghetti Dinner and Chinese Auction on Saturday, May 12 at the Lander Fire Hall from 3 to7 p.m. Dinner for a donation. Erik is 39-year-old resident of Lander that is recovering from a stroke. The benefit is to help with ...

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Conservation workshop The Warren County Conservation District will host a rain barrel workshop. “Rain barrels can save you up to 40 percent on your summer water bill, reduce polluted runoff, and improve water quality in streams,” according to a WCCD release. “You’ll learn what it ...

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Halls Of Ivy Warren-native Erik Sorensen, a sophomore data science student at Houghton College, recently travelled with three other students and a faculty adviser to the Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) 33rd Annual Career Fair and Training Conference, ...

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Church meeting There will be a spring meeting held at the Swedish Union Church on Swede Road in Tidioute at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20. Anyone welcome to attend. Accepted to film school Jimmy Elinski, son of Jim and Kathy Elinski, of Wilcox, has been accepted to Chapman University in Orange, ...

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Library Friends meeting The Annual Meeting of the Warren Library Friends will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, in the Jefferson Room at the Warren Library. All are welcome to attend. 2nd Harvest Produce Express The 2nd Harvest Produce Express will be at the Otterbein United Methodist ...

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Class to breakfast The Eisenhower High School class of 1969 will meet for Breakfast at New Beginnings in Sugar Grove on Thursday, April 26 at 9 a.m. Youngsville spring clean-up day Spring Clean-up Day for Youngsville Borough residents will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 5, at ...

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Composting workshop The Warren County Conservation District will host a composting workshop from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17. “Learn about the amazing world of food scraps and yard waste,” a WCCD release said. “And not just any food scraps and yard waste, but your food scraps ...

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Halls Of Ivy Joseph Wiler of Youngsville was recently inducted in to the Tau Sigma National Honor Society at Liberty University in Lynchburg Virginia. Students that are accepted must be a full time transfer student that has achieved a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Joseph is a 1988 graduate of ...

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Class breakfast The men of Warren High School class of 1951 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 24, at Perkins. Family masquerade ball Meet your favorite princesses and superheroes on Saturday, April 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Warren Area Student Union, 330 Hickory Street in ...

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Bridge scores Tuesday afternoon at the Allegheny Community Center, Bill Massa came in first with Audrey Cable in second. At the Woman’s Club Thursday afternoon, Nan Cashman and Linda Jensen were first and second. Connie Michell was first at the library Thursday evening with Bill Massa and ...

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Spring Rummage Sale The Clarendon Trinity United Methodist Church will hold its spring rummage sale on April 27 from 9 to 4 and April 28 from 9 to noon, sponsored by the Trinity Women. Class lunch The Class of 1957, of Warren High School, will have a luncheon on Saturday, April 21, at ...

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PAWS closed Paws Along the River animal shelter will be closed Friday, April 13, for spring cleaning. Bon Ton lunch group The Bon Ton lunch group will meet at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at Bob Evans in North Warren. Senior Check-In Senior Check-In program registration, hosted by ...