Local News Briefs

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DUI checkpoints Warren County law enforcement will be setting up sobriety checkpoints this holiday weekend. All motorists are encouraged to drive sober or get pulled over. Police from all local agencies will be out and about this Labor Day weekend.

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Kallie’s Krusade Kallie’s Krusade, a community effort to “fight like a girl” against pediatric cancer and other childhood illnesses, will hold a fundraising event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3, at the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club, 433 East Terrace Ave., Lakewood, ...

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National Women’s Equality Day National Women’s Equality Day is August 26 and marks the 98th anniversary of women in the United States winning the right to vote with the Constitutional Amendment in place August 26, 1920. This courageous 72-year-long political movement was carried out by ...

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Youngsville canoe/kayak poker run canceled The Youngsville Borough received notification on Thursday of this week that, due to the heavy rains over the last two days, a large amount of water will be released from the dam Thursday through Sunday. Because of the dangerously high ...

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Chapman programs The following programs will be available at Chapman Dam State Park this weekend, Aug. 24-26: ¯Friday, Aug. 24: Bug Walk - go in search of insects along this short walk from 7 to 8 p.m. We will look into their habitat by searching under logs and leaf litter. Bug boxes and ...

Russell-Akeley Life

From the earliest days of settlement of the area that became Pine Grove Township, schools and education were important to the families who settled here. In the early days, there were no formal schools; education was in the hands of the families that settled here. Thus, in the early 1800s, John ...

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Class to lunch The Warren High School class of 1960 will have lunch at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, at Docksiders. Class members, mates, and friends are invited. Need a ride, call Jim at (814) 489-5095. Fire police needed Fire Police are needed to help at the Sheffield Fire Department ...

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Fire police needed Fire Police are needed to help at the Sheffield Fire Department parade on Saturday, Aug. 18, as part of the Fireman’s Festival; meet at the Fire Hall at 10:30 a.m. All help will be greatly appreciated. Help will also be appreciated Saturday night for the Fireworks.

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Dems to meet The Warren County Democrats will hold their montly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, in the Beckley Lab, Warren Public Library. All are welcome. Farmers Market to St. Joe’s Rally in the Valley is bumping Farmers Market again. The event will be centered on the Mid ...

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Farmers Market to St. Joe’s Rally in the Valley is bumping Farmers Market again. The event will be centered on the Mid Town lot. So, Farmers Market was told it would be heading to the PGE parking lot at Second and Market. That space is unavailable. So, Farmers Market this Saturday, Aug. ...

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Newton Dinner Club The Newton Dinner Club will meet for a picnic lunch at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at the former Obrok home on Sanford Road. Those attending are asked to bring a tureen to share and a donation for the food bank. Class to lunch The Warren Area High School class of 1964 ...

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Outdoor movie night Elk Township Historical Society will be hosting an outdoor movie night on Friday, Aug. 17, at dark, in the community center’s pavilion at the four corners in Scandia. The movie “Lake of Betrayal” will be the feature for the evening. The building of the Kinzua Dam, ...

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Farmer’s Market The Farmer’s Market usually located at the Midtown Lot on Saturday mornings will be moved to the Pennsylvania General Energy parking lot in Warren for Saturday, Aug. 18. Class lunch The WHS class of 1959 will meet for lunch at Huey’s in Youngsville at 12:30 p.m. ...

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Class breakfast The Warren Area High School class of 1969 will meet for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Perkins. Heroes support group to meet The Heroes support group for parents with children with disabilities will meet on Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Jefferson Defrees Family ...

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Grand Valley VFD party The Grand Valley Volunteer Fire Department will hold its 50th Anniversary Party from noon to fireworks on Saturday at 12864 Route 27. The department was first formed in 1968, meeting in the barber shop next to the post office until the department purchased the old ...

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Red Hat lunch The Red Hat Society Purple Majesties chapter will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 28, at Pellegrino’s. Those attending are asked to bring their nickles. Class lunch The men of the Warren High School class of 1951 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 31, ...

Fatal crash in Freehold Township

A 57-year old male was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident on Route 6 in Freehold Township on Sunday. According to Pennsylvania State Police, the known male, whose name and addressed were not released as of press time Sunday, was operating a 2014 Harley Davidson Motorcycle on Route 6 ...

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Basket raffle for Conewango K-9 Styles Unlimited, 218 Pennsylvania Ave. East, will be having a basket raffle for the Conewango K-9 unit until Aug. 2. Tickets are $1 or three tickets for $2. Class to lunch The Warren Area High School class of 1960 will have lunch at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, ...

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Car Seat Roundup AAA East Central is hosting a free Car Seat Roundup to collect expired, damaged, and unwanted car seats for proper disposal from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at AAA-Warren, 2285 Market St., Warren. Many unsafe car seats are bought and sold at garage sales, given as ...

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Eisenhower class of ‘78 reunion The Eisenhower High School class of 1978 40th class reunion will be held the weekend of August 17 and 18. On Friday, August 17, the class will meet at The Bucket in Sugar Grove at 5 p.m. to close. The class will meet Saturday, Aug. 18, at the AMVETS in ...