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Nominations are being accepted for Fair Queen

There will be a Warren County Fair in 2021 and that means there is a need for a Warren County Fair Queen. The Fair Queen Committee is currently accepting nominations. Anyone interested in more information can visit the Warren County PA Fair Queen Pageant Facebook page. here will be an ...

Teen Republicans present cookie to law enforcement

Photo submitted to Times Observer In honor of National Police Week, members (and future members) of the Warren County Teen Republicans presented a cookie cake from Ecklof’s Bakery to representatives of the law enforcement community. Pictured from left are Laney Gatto, Sydney Govoni, City of ...

New open days for Allegheny Community Center

COVID procedures for mask wearing unless eating are still mandatory. Activities are permitted if social distancing can be maintained. These restrictions are for senior citizens’ safety as well as the safety of staff. Meals must be ordered two weeks in advance. Call the open center to order ...

Family Life Youtheatre Registration Is Now Open

The Youtheatre Workshop at the Youngsville Free Methodist Church, 179 Davis ST., will be Monday, July 19, through Friday, July 23, for children ages 8 to 15. The heart of Family Life’s Youtheatre Workshop centers on teaching young people about the world of performing arts. For five days, ...

Friends Return In Spring

Springtime is like a reunion with longtime friends. Friends that have you haven’t seen in awhile. But when you meet up again it brings joy to see their faces, hear their voices. It doesn’t matter how much time has passed. You can pick up where you left off. These spring friends are ...

Audubon has summer opportunities for students

Every year Audubon Community Nature Center offers volunteer positions, such as counselor-in-training and junior counselor, that help high school-aged individuals discover and develop their passion for environmental education. Those who are betweeen 15 and 18 years of age old and want ...

Law enforcement receives cookie

Photo submitted to Times Observer In honor of National Police Week, members (and future members) of the Warren County Teen Republicans presented a cookie cake from Ecklof’s Bakery to representatives of the law enforcement community. Pictured from left are Laney Gatto, Sydney Govoni, City of ...

Fair queen nominations accepted

There will be a Warren County Fair in 2021 and that means there is a need for a Warren County Fair Queen. The Fair Queen Committee is currently accepting nominations. For more information, visit the Warren County PA Fair Queen Pageant Facebook page. There will be an informational meeting this ...

Pleas entered during prelim hearings

Seven guilty pleas were entered while charges were withdrawn against one during preliminary hearings held on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Warren County Courthouse. The following defendants entered guilty pleas: ¯ Catherine R. Bindics, Jamestown, NY, to possession of drug paraphernalia ...

Guided morning nature walk set

Taking a walk with an Audubon Community Nature Center educator is an opportunity to discover some of the seasonal changes that are taking place in the plants, animals and landscape. This past year more and more people flocked to both new and familiar outdoor environments, as they safely ...

Emergency medical services study moves ahead

A tri-county emergency medical services study involving Warren, Crawford and Erie is moving ahead. The study is under the auspices of the state Department of Community and Economic Development who hired a peer consultant. Commissioner Ben Kafferlin said during Monday’s work session that the ...

The Floyd Concept set to perform

Yankee Bush Production’s second spring show of 2021 will see the return, by audience request, of The Floyd Concept’s Tribute to Pink Floyd on Saturday, June 12, at The Struthers Library Theatre, 302 W. Third Ave., Warren. The Floyd Concept performed at the theatre in the fall. Due to ...

Experience bird banding at Audubon today and May 15

Area residents have two more opportunities this spring to join ornithologists at Audubon Community Nature Center to observe them banding birds. On Saturday mornings May 8 and May 15, area residents can drop in any time between 7 and 11 a.m. to learn exactly how bird banding is done and why. ...

Voters have week to apply for mail in ballot

HARRISBURG — Registered Pennsylvania voters have one week left to apply for a mail ballot for the May 18 primary election. “Pennsylvanians still have time to apply online for a mail ballot or to apply in person at their county election office,” said Veronica W. Degraffenreid, acting ...

Audubon to launch story corner at volunteer recognition, May 15

The Audubon Community Nature Center is having a volunteer celebration and recognition picnic on Saturday, May 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. to recognize the 212 individuals who logged 6,100 volunteer work hours in 2020. At this event ACNC officials will launch Audubon Story Corner, a new initiative to ...

Wildflower walk is set

On Sunday, May 9, the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy will hold its annual Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk at the Bentley Nature Preserve, located on Bentley Avenue, Jamestown. To help with social distancing, the conservancy is offering two group tours, the first starting at 1 p.m. led by ...

Little Explorers to learn about ‘Decomposers’

Plants and animals don’t live forever, and eventually every living thing breaks down, turning into soil, water, or air. Adults and the 3-8 year old child(ren) in their life can learn about “Decomposers” that help this process at Audubon Community Nature Center Little Explorers, ...

Students compete in essay contest

Students at Beaty-Warren Middle School competed in the recent American Legion Post 135 Auxiliary essay contest. Each student wrote an essay answering the following question: “How can we address the health and well-being of our veterans, military, and their families?” There were two ...

Chapman readies for Night Sky program

Chapman State Park is in prime astronomy territory. “We have little light pollution and great areas to view the sky,” Environmental Educator Jen Moore said. The park and Martz Observatory are teaming up to utilize those conditions to hold another Drive-In Night Sky Program from 8 to ...

Akeley UM Women set pancake supper

The April meeting of the Akeley United Methodist Women was held at the church with Bette Irwin as hostess. President Eleanor Johnson opened the meeting with a devotion from Job 10:12. The date of the annual pancake supper was set for May 22. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, eggs, ...