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A bunch of WACKOs — in a non-traditional marching band

Community

Warren’s annual Christmas Parade features all of the normal parade units — floats, marching bands, dancers, emergency vehicles, men riding tiny tricycles, and oversized balloons. For the past four years, the parade has included a less-traditional unit... WACKO — the Warren Area ...

Brass & complement

Community

Dallas Brass, a seven-member brass ensemble, will be in concert at the Library Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. The group drew a large crowd during an appearance at the theatre nearly a decade ago. Michael Levine, a trombonist and the founder of the group in 1983, looks forward to ...

Stories he could tell…

Community

I think one of the most enjoyable parts of writing the stories that run in the Diversions section is the simple fact that you never know where the stories are going to come from. Early to a court hearing a couple weeks ago, I took a seat in the attorneys room just off the main courtroom at ...

Philomel meets for afternoon of music

Community

Friends and members of the Philomel Club met at the First Lutheran Church of Warren on November 12 for a special afternoon performance. Chairperson Mary Donaldson greeted members and guests and introduced each of the performers. The program began with Carolyn Worley, contralto soloist, ...

WIC donation

Community

Photo submitted to Times Observer The WIC program of Warren County works to safeguard the health of women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care. Hooktown ...

Halls Of Ivy:

Education

Four students in the Clarion University Honors Program, including Warren Area High School graduate Eric Zavinski, presented research at the National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Meetings Nov. 8-12 in Atlanta, Georgia. The NCHC Annual Meeting is the premier national forum for students in ...

Christian Women’s Club meets

Community

On November 14, at the Patriotic Luncheon of the Warren Christian Women’s Club, Birdie Crandall opened the meeting in prayer, remembering our veterans. The featured guest was Ed Burris, Warren County Veterans Affairs Director, and the speaker was Jill Rager of Jamestown, N.Y. Music was ...

CEO of Warren General Hospital gives an update at Woman’s Club

Community

Warren Woman’s Club welcomed Rick Allen, CEO of Warren General Hospital (WGH), returning after two years for an update to members and their guests at a program on Monday, Nov. 20. Allen was pleased to tell of the 2017 designation of WGH as one of the top 100 rural hospitals in the nation. ...

TCCS donation

Community

Photo submitted to Times Observer In association with the Tidioute Community Charter School, the Tidioute Angel Program is available to help students in need with necessities throughout the school year, including items such as clothing, school supplies, shoes, and more. Hooktown Holidays ...

Vets donation from Hooktown Holidays

Community

Photo submitted to Times Observer Hooktown Holidays founder Terry Pearson, right, presents a check for $1,500 to Ed Burris, President of the Warren County United Veterans Council. The donation was given to support the Warren County Veterans Emergency Fund which provides nutrition, heating ...

W-F Pomona Grange meets

Community

Miranda Irons, Master, presided over the recent meeting of Warren-Forest Pomona Grange. Devotions given by Kelly Van Ord, protem Chaplain, pertained to Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving. Reports included: Family Activity where Van Ord told of the winners at PA State Grange in Oct. – Jean ...

ETHS Christmas Dinner

Community

Photo submitted to Times Observer The Elk Township Historical Society will host its annual Christmas Dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, in the Community Rooms, located at the four corners in Scandia. Ham, beverages and table service will be provided. Each family attending is asked to bring a ...

County senior center schedule

Community

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday: 12/04: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday: 12/06: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Thursday: 12/07: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday: 12/05: cards, games, lunch at ...

A Christmas Carol, ‘rock’ style

Community

A Christmas Carol: A Rock Musical is an epic, rock musical adaptation of Charles Dicken’s classic tale of redemption through ghostly intervention. The show is so large that when it hits the stage at Struthers Library Theatre this Friday at 8 p.m., it will featured the combined talents of ...

All eyes on… candy

Community

Times Observer photo by Brian Ferry Ruth Abplanalp, 2, accepts a candy cane from Santa at Struthers Library Theatre after the annual Christmas Parade on Friday in Warren. For more Christmas Parade & Walk photos, see page B6.

Meeting set over Tracy Ridge objections

Local News

A meeting has been scheduled regarding objections filed over the Allegheny National Forest’s decision to open up some trails at the Tracy Ridge Recreation Area. Deputy Forest Supervisor Rich Hatfield said that the meeting is set for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the Supervisor’s office in ...

Defendants issued bench warrants

Cops & Court Report

Bench warrants have been issued for the following list of defendants who failed to appear for a rule to show cause hearing for non-payment of fines, costs and restitution on November 21: Dante Anzalone, Erie; Joshua Bang, Jamestown, NY; Gary Blankenship, Warren; Brandyn Bynum, Kane; Shiahn ...

Christmas Open House and Trolley Tours on Friday

Community

You are invited to step back in time and experience a Christmas of yesteryear from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at the Warren County Historical Society’s Victorian Christmas Open House & Trolley Tours. The beautiful architecture of the Struthers-Wetmore-Schimmelfeng House, now home to ...

Buffalo man’s sentence reconsideration denied for role in burglary

Local News

A Buffalo, N.Y. man sentenced to a decade in state prison for his role in a burglary in Pleasant Township in 2016 has had a motion for reconsideration denied. The incident involving Laroy D. Hough, 38, occurred on August 13, 2016 at two residences on Pleasant Drive – 3326 and 3411 — as ...

Frewsburg man denied sentence reduction in Sugar Grove burglary

Local News

A Frewsburg, N.Y. man sent to state prison for receiving stolen property has had a request for reconsideration of his sentence denied. Jaime Lee Condella, 40, was charged with Jamie Delbert Crick, 41, Youngsville, following a burglary on January 6 on Samuelson Road in Sugar Grove Township. ...