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Arts & Culture

Feeders bring different clienteles

There are only about 100 miles between the bird feeder I maintain at our home in Boardman and the one I periodically fill with seeds while at our cabin on the Allegheny River in Althom south of Warren. But there are definite differences between the clientele the two feeders attract. In ...

Hearty pansies are full of variety

Pansies also known as “love in idleness,” hearts ease or little flame has always been a favorite flower. By the first of May, my mother would bring home a few pansy plants to set out in a small garden bed where the family could enjoy them. The little plants were very hardy and could ...

‘More than ever’

Wednesday is an annual Warren County day of giving. For 16 hours today, the eighth annual Warren Gives will collect donations, and provide a total of $40,000 in matching dollars, for Warren County organizations. It’s an unusual year. Organizers of the event considered canceling ...

‘Good lesson’

Some youthful volunteers were out honoring veterans at St. Joseph Cemetery on Thursday. Four young ladies, none of them yet 16 years of age, did the bulk of the work of placing flags in the 1,200 veterans markers at the cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day. Scottlynn (9) and Madalynn ...

Many faces

Billboards promoting May as Mental Health Awareness Month have been popping up all around Warren County. Much like mental health issues pop up all around us. CORE (Choosing Openness Regarding Experiences) and the Warren County School District teamed up to offer a contest — prior to ...

Sounds like Summer Music School will have different look

Music is a very personal experience. This year’s Warren County Summer Music School is going to feature some new experiences. They’ll be personal, but not in person. “Warren County Summer Music School is pleased to announce programming for its 31st season, June 8 through 26,” ...

‘Emotional letdown’: School musical was so close to opening

The show — Seussical Jr. — may go on. One of the first Warren County losses to COVID-19 was the All-County Musical Junior. The show was canceled literally hours before the performers would have gone on stage, in front of the public, in costume, with sets and props, and lights for the ...

Freshman lets her art do the talking for Mental Health Awareness Month

A Youngsville student is using her art to remind the community that “You are not alone.” Six students from Warren County School District were chosen to have their artwork displayed on a billboard for Mental Health Awareness Month in May through a contest by CORE (Choosing Openness ...

Hey, kids, how about a free online art class?

Local artists are encouraging creativity during current downtimes. The father-daughter duo of Dan Nuhfer and Danielle Martin from D & D from Outland Studios on Facebook have been teaching painting classes in Warren and Chautauqua counties since 2019, but they are now hosting free, live ...

All-County High School Art Show must go on

The show — the Warren County School District All-County High School Art Show, to be exact — must go on. Submissions for the art show are being accepted, despite the closure of the art show’s venue and the inability to bring people together. “We are excited to still be able to give ...

Jamestown Tarp Skunks unveil 2020 uniforms

The Jamestown Tarp Skunks unveiled their 2020 uniforms Thursday and, according to general manager Frank Fanning, "the players are going to have a lot of fun customizing their look for games." That's provided, of course, that the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League will have a season at ...

Her art tells a story

Hope Hefright is one of six students whose artwork will be displayed in efforts to raise awareness for Mental Health Month. Her artwork will go on display starting April 13 and will run until May 10 along Rt. 62 near Aldi’s. Hefright is a senior at Eisenhower High School, and has had a ...

Sounds like a good idea

It’s said that in times of crisis, you will always find the helpers. Nordland Music Studio in Youngsville is offering complimentary lessons for any musician looking to practice their skills and take advantage of the down-time. Being 37 weeks pregnant, Joanna Nordland, owner and teacher ...

4-H presents: Kiwanis Club joins for 32nd public speaking program

The Warren County 4-H program and the Kiwanis Club of Warren celebrated the 32nd year of helping 4-H members develop their public speaking skills on March 7. The annual Kiwanis 4-H Presentation program, held at a Penn State Extension Office, aims to build confidence in young speakers as they ...

Briefs…

Lenten services “In the midst of panic, chaos, and frustration, we reach out to you assuring you the church is here,” said Heidi Ketzko, First United Methodist Church. “However, in light of decisions made this week, many events are being cancelled to help stem the spread of the ...

Distinctive stamp

Chapman State Park will host a Simple Gifts Workshop and Concert on Friday, July 3, at its amphitheater. Two women plus ten instruments equals one good time, and you’re in for a very special treat. Karen Hirshon and Linda Littleton play a wide variety of ethnic folk music, and you’ll hear ...