Local News Briefs

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Scouts sign-up Sign-ups for Boy Scout Troop 31 in Youngsville were not listed with a Scouts’ sign-up article published in Saturday’s Times Observer. Troop 31 sign-ups will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at Evangelical United Methodist Church, Second St., in Youngsville. For ...

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Diocese, woman reach resolution DUBOIS — A Roman Catholic diocese in Pennsylvania has reached a resolution with a woman who filed a federal lawsuit claiming she was forced to resign for complaining that a priest touched himself improperly during work meetings with her. The Erie Times-News ...

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Church anniversary The 145th anniversary of Scandia Evangelical Covenant Church will be celebrated on Sunday, September 10. A service will be held at the church at 10:30 a.m., lead by Pastor John Meyer and will feature the Conewango Clippers. A delicious chicken barbecue with homemade ...

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Christopher Leclair’s father to stand trial ERIE — The father of a Pennsylvania man accused of shooting his wife and tossing her into Lake Erie has been ordered to stand trial after police say his son told him to make a gun “vanish.” The Erie Times News reports Ernest Leclair was ...

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Art League meeting The Warren Art League will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, at the First Ltheran Church, W. Third and Market St., Warren. The business meeting will be followed at 7 p.m. by our guest presenter, Joe Reinke, woodworker. The public is invited to attend and refreshments ...

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Boy pinned by car PITTSBURGH — Authorities say a car that pinned and critically injured a Pittsburgh boy was put into gear by his younger brother, who was eager to go to Chuck E. Cheese. Public safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler says in a statement that the 6-year-old boy was struck and ...

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Mother, 2 children killed in house fire HAMBURG — Authorities say a pregnant woman and her two young children were killed in a fast-moving house fire in Pennsylvania. State police in Berks County said the fire was reported shortly before 11:30 p.m. Saturday in a home in Hamburg, about 55 ...

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Leclair to stand trial ERIE — A Pennsylvania man will stand trial on charges he shot his wife and tossed her into Lake Erie with an anchor tied to her but reported she’d accidentally fallen overboard while on his commercial fishing boat. Christopher Leclair was ordered held for court at ...

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WASU bus trip Warren Area Student Union is hosting a bus trip to ScareHouse in Pittsburgh to observe new ideas for WASU’s Haunted House. Everyone is invited to join us on the coach bus. We will leave at noon, stop at the Robinson Mall, then Cracker Barrel for dinner, then off to Scare ...

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Class party The party for the 80th birthday of the members of the Warren High School Class of ‘55 will be held Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Jackson Valley Gold Club. An incorrect date was published earlier. Deadline for reservations is Friday, Sept. 1. Class of 1962 Members of the Warren ...

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PennDOT work schedule PennDOT has announced the following work schedule for the week of August 28: Bridge replacement on Rt. 958 in Freehold Twp.; Tree trimming on Fifth Ave. Ext. in Glade Twp.; Oil and stone patching on Rt. 337/Pleasant Dr. in Pleasant Twp. and Rt. 337 in Watson Twp.; Ditch ...

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Class to lunch The Warren High School class of 1954 will meet for lunch at Cable Hollow Golf Club on Thursday, Aug 31 at 12:30 p.m. Call (814) 723-3655 for reservations. Humane Society closing Paws Along The River Humane Society will be closed Saturday, Aug. 26, due to training. It will ...

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Class lunch The Warren High School class of 1958 will meet for lunch at noon, Tuesday, Aug. 29, at New Beginnings in Sugar Grove. Those interested are asked to call Betty Hill at 723-4530 for reservations. Fairgrounds camping In celebration of Labor Day, the Warren County Fairgrounds in ...

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Composting workshop Combining garbage and gardening through composting. The Warren County Conservation District and Penn State Extension Master Gardeners are collaborating to present a workshop about household composting. The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the ...

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Recovery By the Crick Recovery By the Crick, sponsored by BHARP, Systems of Care, and CCBH, will be held at Betts Park on Friday, August 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This kid friendly event is a special family day to help people think outside the lines when managing trauma and stress. Music by ...

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Indivisible Warren Indivisible Warren PA will hold its bimonthly meeting this Thursday, August 24, at the DeFrees Family Center (207 Second Avenue, Warren) from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. For information on Indivisible, see www.indivisibleguide.com. ReStore donations Habitat for ...

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Donations to Rouse Estate The Rouse Estate Memorial Fund, which supports many resident activities, received contributions during the month of (July) in memory/honor of the following: Domenica Mangione James Pearson & Ken Lind Gloria Salapek Maynard Sweeney Lorraine Olson To ...

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Sylvania Retirees The Sylvania Retiree Picnic, including Warren, Titusville, GTE and Osram, hourly and salary retirees, former employees, and guests, will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Sheffield Lions Den, Main Street, Sheffield. Chicken and picnic menu dinner will be ...

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Caregivers’ Support Group meeting The regular monthly meeting of Caregivers’ Support Group will be held at noon on Monday, Aug. 21, at the Grace United Methodist Church, Wesley Parlor, 501 PA Ave. E., Warren. These meetings are open to any caregivers in the area, as well as those ...

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Dollar fishing The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is offering $1 fishing licenses that are good for Labor Day only. “The license provides an easy and affordable way for everyone to enjoy a special day with family and friends while fishing on the Commonwealth’s waters,” PFBC ...