Local News Briefs

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Lockdown/intruder drill Warren County School District has announced that there will be a lockdown and intruder drill at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24, at Beaty Warren Middle School. Halls of Ivy Kyle Baglia, a 2008 graduate of Jamestown Community College, delivered the keynote address at ...

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Newtown Cemetery meeting the Newtown Cemetery meeting will be held on Monday, May 21 at 7 p.m. Call (814) 563-9051 with any questions. Red Hat meeting The Red Hat Society Purple Majesties chapter will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at the Draft House. Class to lunch The Warren High ...

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Car show The Youngsville High School Marching Eagles will host the second annual Marching Eagles Car Show at noon, Sunday, July 15 at the Youngsville Fire Hall. All vehicles are welcome. There is a $10 entry fee per vehicle. There is a no-cost Powerwheels class for kids. Registration ...

Russell-Akeley Life

May is the birth month of both of our daughters, so it is a time of reflection for what has happened in the previous year and what we will do in the future. Our older daughter was almost three years old at the time we moved to Russell, February 12, 1973, so I could accept a job with the U.S. ...

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Heroes to meet The Heroes support group for parents of children with disabilities will meet on Thursday, May 24 at 6 p.m. in the Jefferson Defrees Family Center’s Jefferson Room. The meeting is child-friendly with child-centered activities. Emily Wachter, Behavior Specialist Consultant, ...

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Thompson Cemetery work day The workday for the Thompson Hill Cemetery will be held on Saturday, May 19 starting at 9 a.m.. After the work bee, a meeting and a tureen lunch will be held at the home of Raymond Stanton. All persons with connection to the cemetery are asked to attend. Dems to ...

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Class lunch The Warren High School Class of 1957 will have a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Richards Restaurant in Youngsville. Polka Sunday The Slovenian Polka Boosters will be having their dance from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at St. Marys Moose with Rex Taneri Band, of ...

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BonTon group The BonTon lunch group wil meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, at Cable Hollow. Newton Dinner Club The Newton Dinner Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17, Sam’s Restaurant in Titusville. Those attending are asked to bring a donation for the food ...

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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, ...