Local News Briefs

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Weight loss rally TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapters 1489 and 1688 hosted the Fall Rally, “A Witching Good Time,” at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church in Youngsville. Approximately 70 area members attended from Clarion, McKean, Elk, Potter, Jefferson, and Warren counties. ...

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Individuals interested in registering for the Military Share mobile drive on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the Farm Colony are asked to contact Mariana at 814-459-3663 ext. 102.

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Heroes support group The Heroes support group for parents of children with disabilities will meet Thursday, Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. in the Jefferson Room of the Jefferson Defrees Family Center. The kid friendly meeting will offer activities for children. This month’s speakers will be Hillary ...

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National music presentation Elizabeth Rusch Fetters was recently accepted to present at the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Eastern Division Conference. The Eastern Division Conference is second only to the NAfME National Conference. The conference will be held in Pittsburgh ...

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Ruff Riders 4-H Club The Sugar Grove Ruff Riders 4-H Club met on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Mission Covenant Church, Sugar Grove. After reciting the 4-H pledge, the 18 members went around the table, sharing their names, their horses’ names, and something fun they’d done with their horses over ...

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Veterans Appreciation Day Veterans Appreciation Day is from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Wilder Museum of Warren County History, 51 Erie Ave., Irvine. Enjoy the museum’s military wing and refreshments. $5 per person, $1 per student. Veterans and members are admitted free. For ...

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Classes to lunch The Warren Area High School class of 1964 will meet for lunch on Oct. 22 at the Draft House at noon. All members of the class and their spouses or significant others are welcome. ——— The Warren High School class of 1947 will meet for lunch Friday, Oct. 19 at 11:30 ...

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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 ...