Sugar Grove

Russell-Akeley Life

Places of worship have been important to residents of Pine Grove since the earliest days of settlement in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Travel was difficult in those early years, so small groups of like-minded folks met in each other's homes for worship. By about 1830, circuit-riding ...

Russell-Akeley Life

Batting For Akeley White ash (Fraxinus americana) is a major component in a number of forest cover types where moist fertile soil is available, such as the forests of Warren County and adjacent areas of Pennsylvania and New York. In fact, the species have a broad natural range from Cape ...

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 ...

Invited guests

From a skink to a skunk, there were some special visitors at Eisenhower Elementary School on Tuesday. The Erie Zoo, in a collaboration with the Nutrition Group, sent some envoys to meet with students. Nutrition Group’s Michelle Marker related the special diets the animals eat at the zoo ...

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. ...

Russell-Akeley Life

As early as 1730, efforts were being made to develop what is now northwestern Pennsylvania. Prior to becoming the second President of the United States, John Adams served as an Ambassador to England, France, the Netherlands and Russia. Part of his duties as Ambassador was to promote investment ...

4-H Sugar Grove Ruff Riders meet in February

The Sugar Grove Ruff Riders met at Sugar Grove Mission Covenant Church on February 6 for their club meeting. The 4-H Pledge was led by Marissa Gourley. Katie Downs took attendance and read the previous meeting minutes. All members were informed about the upcoming horsemanship clinic on March ...

‘Can’t bring him back’

Doug Edmisten loved Harley Davidsons, and his family. He was a U.S. Army veteran who built sheds for a living, and rode his motorcycle home from Kansas City, Mis., as a surprise for his nephew’s wedding. He loved to work on cars, and he loved surprises. “You never knew when he was ...

Sugar Grove Life

Wreaths Across America The AMVETS Post #50 and The American Legion Post #758 hosted Wreaths Across America along with the nationwide ceremony on December 16 at the Wesleyan Cemetery, Route 957, Sugar Grove. This event happened because of the cooperation of Karen Rutsky, caretaker of the ...

Sugar Grove Life

Wreaths Across America The AMVETS Post #50 and The American Legion Post #758 will be hosting Wreaths Across America along with the nationwide ceremony at noon Dec. 16 in the Wesleyan Cemetery, Route 957, Sugar Grove. The Wreaths Across America program promises to Remember the fallen, Honor ...

‘Round town

“This is us,” said Diane Enos, as she and her husband Louis looked over the vintage merry go round that’s been restored and assembled in the garage behind their house. “We’ve been married for 53 years,” Diane, of Sugar Grove, said. The Enos’ have been collecting pieces of ...

Sugar Grove Life

Second Harvest Food Pantry Volunteers came out to service the Sugar Grove Second Harvest Food Pantry on Saturday, Oct. 21. The distribution provided needed supplies and food to more than 120 families. The next distribution will be Saturday, Dec. 16, and Santa will be arriving at 9 a.m. ...

Eisenhower High School Homecoming Queen

Times Observer photo by Andy Close TerryLee Talasky is crowned 2017 Eisenhower High School Homecoming Queen at halftime of the Seneca at Eisenhower football game Friday night, by 2016 Homecoming Queen Emily Bailey.

Sugar Grove Life

Nyla Luvison Memorial 5K Race The 15th Annual Nyla Luvison Memorial 5K race will be held Saturday, July 8. Race start time is 9:30 a.m. The cost to register on race day will be $20. Registration will begin at the Sugar Grove Fire Hall at 8 a.m. and continue until 9:15 a.m. Performance ...

Sugar Grove Life

Sugar Grove to Bagdad The Sugar Grove community recently received a message for a need in a hospital near Bagdad, Iraq. Captain Rebecca Johnson, granddaughter of the late Gail Onink, and Joyce Onink of Sugar Grove, contacted her Grandmother (Joyce Onink) with a need. Rebecca is serving a ...

Sugar Grove Life

Car Show Proceeds from the 22nd Annual Cruise In Car Show on Friday, May 26, benefit the Soldiers and Sailors Home in Erie and the Sugar Grove Food Pantry. Memorial Day Service The community of Sugar Grove held its annual Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 29, at 11 a.m. More than ...

Learning a lesson

“So much blood.” “I’m scared.” “We need help.” “I think she’s dead.” Students at Eisenhower High School listened, unable to help, as a group of their classmates suffered after a two-vehicle mock crash Thursday afternoon. In the mock crash, Spencer Head, Adam ...

Sugar Grove Life

Cruise In The 22nd Annual Cruise In Car Show will be Friday, May 26th in downtown Sugar Grove. Rain, Shine or Cold come on out and see all the classic cars, trucks, bikes, and more. All the fun starts at 4:00 p.m. The Sugar Grove Fire Hall will have a Chicken BBQ available inside the Fire ...

Sugar Grove Life

Benefit Dinner for Chayse Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner will be held at the Hessel Valley Lutheran Church Thursday, April 27th Sent from my iPhone Book Club The Sugar Grove Free Library Book Club will be meeting on April 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Library. It was suggested that for the April ...