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Russell native in virtual dance concert

SLIPPERY ROCK — Sarah Dietsch, a senior dance major from Russell, will be among the students participating in Slippery Rock University’s Department of Dance annual Faculty and Guest Artist concert at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 8, via a livestream on the department’s YouTube channel. The concert is ...

Fall festival will look different

LUDLOW — Wildcat Park’s annual fall festival will look a bit different this year. The event is typically a craft/vendor fair, however this yar, “Octoberfest” will be an all-day festival from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10. There will be four live band performances including: ...

Sign up now for Audubon’s Nature Play Care

Four- to 6-year old children can spend their mornings at Audubon Community Nature Center playing outdoors, engaging with the natural world and learning about the world at Audubon’s newest venture, Nature Play Care. Parents can enroll their 4- to 6-year-old children for three-week sessions ...

Watson Grange meeting to be held Oct. 8

The Watson Grange will meet at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 8 for its quarterly birthday dinner followed by the regular meeting. Master Wendy Hollabaugh presided over the recent meeting of the Watson Grange where it was learned of the work needing done in the Lenhart Cemetery due to storms. A work bee is ...

On Display

Photo submitted for publication Fabric fish created by students in K4 through sixth grade at Tidioute Community Charter School, will be on display at the 61st Annual Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament this weekend in Tidioute.

Birthday celebration

Robert Williams of Youngsville celebrated his 90th birthday with family and friends. Bob served as master sergeant in the Army 12th Airborne Ranger Co. during the Korean War. After discharge, he built a long-haul trucking business, a heavy new-truck dealership and lumber yard. He served four ...

Audubon to sell birdseed, Oct. 1

Orders are due by Thursday, Oct. 1, for Audubon Community Nature Center’s Fall Birdseed Sale. Conewango Blend, unique to ACNC, was developed to attract favorite and common fall species of the region such as chickadees, cardinals, and titmice. There are also suet cakes for woodpeckers and a ...

Girl Scouts open registration for fall events

The Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania has opened registration for new members this fall with programming that features virtual and in-person activities. Girl Scouts offers leadership development and skill-building experiences to all girls in grades kindergarten through twelfth grade. New ...

Scientist receives $1M grant to boost conservation

UNIVERSITY PARK— The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded a researcher in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences a $1 million grant for his investigation of intensifying organic grain production while balancing production and ...

Audubon sets roadside cleanup Oct. 3

Every little piece of trash makes a difference when it comes to keeping nature healthy. Area residents can help nature and Audubon Community Nature Center by volunteering to collect trash along Route 62 for the autumn roadside cleanup from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 3. The roadside ...

Dinner benefits dance

Want a night off from cooking? The Molly Dies’ Dance Express Company will be hosting a “Drive Thru” Spaghetti Dinner Saturday at the Salvation Army, 311 Beech St. in Warren, from 4 to 7 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults and $7 for seniors, and children. Meal includes, salad, spaghetti with meat ...

Ridgerunners set meeting

PITTSFIELD — The Warren County 4-H Kinzua Ridge Runners will hold its first meeting of the 2020-2021 year on Oct. 14 at the Warren County Fairgrounds in Pittsfield. The club offers programming for youth between the ages of 5 and 18 as of Jan. 1 in project areas which include Cloverbuds, ...

Application for riverfront funds falls short

A federal grant application aimed at redeveloping Warren’s downtown riverfront has not been funded. City Manager Nancy Freenock said in a letter to Warren City Council and staff that the city would not be awarded a 2020 federal BUILD grant. “Erie received $21 million with (PennDOT) ...

PennDot Safety Citizens Program to begin

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation invites Pennsylvanians to participate in its new Safety Citizens program, which encourages community members to answer traffic safety questions in original and creative ways. Bi-monthly traffic safety topics will be introduced, ...

Pitt-Bradford launches strategic planning process

BRADFORD — The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford has launched the planning process for its next strategic plan, which will be a comprehensive and collaborative project that involves campus community members as well as neighbors in the region and beyond. “We’re very excited to forge ...

Donations during July made to Hospice of Warren County

Donations were made to Hospice of Warren County during the month of July in memory of the following individuals: John Christensen Jr., Bruno Vavala, Frances Culbertson Bevevino, Mary Ann Morgan, Neil E. Trask, Mary E. Allen, Olive C. Craker, Marian Erdlen, Ann L. Hillberry, Audrus R. Benson, ...

Watson Grage will hold meeting Monday

Wendy Hollabaugh, master, presided over the recent meeting of Watson Grange. Watson junior members have been working on crafts and will meet again Sept. 28 to work on pumpkins which will be judged virtually. Dictionaries were distributed to all third graders at Tidioute Charter School. This ...

Gerry Rodeo still offering drive-through barbeque

GERRY, NY — The pandemic may have caused the cancellation of this summer’s 76th rodeo, but the tradition of the famous beef barbeque dinner is back by popular demand for the second time this summer as the Gerry Volunteer Fire Department will be offering the dinners again on Saturday and ...

State approves LECOM Health, Achievement Center Affiliation

ERIE — Pennsylvania’s Office of the Attorney General has approved an application for a joint partnership between LECOM Health and the Achievement Center, paving the way for an alliance that will bolster the organizations’ ability to better serve the needs of residents in northwestern ...

Ginsburg honored at rally

Photo by Nancy Tomassoni courtesy of Indivisible Warren PA Twenty to 25 people participated in a Sunday memorial rally at the Warren County Courthouse to commemorate the life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away on Friday. Indivisible Warren PA cofounder Sally ...