Photo submitted to Times Observer The Silver Winds Flute Choir and Dem ‘Bones, a trombone ensemble, rehearse for the spring concert, ON THE MOVE: Trains, planes, automobiles and more. The free concert is scheduled for Sunday, April 29, at 4 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church, 109 W. 3rd Street, Warren.

Halls Of Ivy

Joseph Wiler of Youngsville was recently inducted in to the Tau Sigma National Honor Society at Liberty University in Lynchburg Virginia. Students that are accepted must be a full time transfer student that has achieved a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Joseph is a 1988 graduate of Youngsville High School and is currently in his second semester as an undergraduate student in Liberty’s School of Divinity pursuing a degree in Religion.


Caitlin Strassburg, a junior at Warren Area High School, has recently been accepted into the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences program that is hosted at Carnegie Mellon University. This is an intense five-week program, in which selected students attend lectures and participate in labs as well as team projects. This program is incredibly prestigious, and Caitlin is the first student in the Warren County School District to be accepted into the program since 2002. It is a huge honor to be one of the few selected students from a pool that spans statewide. However, participating in college classes will not be new for Caitlin, as she is participating in the St. Bonaventure Dual Enrollment program offered at the high school. Caitlin aspires to major in biochemistry while in college, and this program will greatly help her achieve that goal.

Class reunion

The Warren Area High School Class of 1973 has scheduled its 45th class reunion for July 6 at the Eagles Club. If you did not receive an invitation, contact Judy Froman at (814) 723-6157. Pass this information on to fellow classmates.

Youngsville scholarships

The YHS Alumni Scholarship Fund is offering scholarships to Youngsville High School seniors who plan to continue their education in a post-secondary school, whether a two-or-four year college, university or technical school.

Letters that were sent home in January 2018 included the application form and instructions for application. Completed applications must be delivered to the YHS Guidance Office no later than MAY 2, 2018. This application is also available in the Guidance Office or on the Warren County School District website at www.wcsdpa.org.

The YHS Alumni Scholarship Fund Trustees have been awarding scholarships to YHS Seniors every year since 1986. Last year the Alumni Fund awarded 20 YHS Seniors scholarships of $1000 each. The non-profit Alumni group raises money through memorial and gift donations and their annual YHS Alumni Scholarship Golf Scramble, which will be held this year on May 12 at Cable Hollow Golf Club. Donations to the Scholarship Fund or the Golf Scramble can be sent to YHS Alumni Scholarship Fund, PO Box 73, Youngsville, PA 16371.

Spring rummage sale

The First Presbyterian Church will hold its annual Spring Rummage Sale Friday, May 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to noon. Clothes, household items, toys, holiday decorations and more. Saturday is $2 to fill a bag.

WCCS open house

Warren County Christian School will be hosting an Open House, Monday, April 23, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tours, displays, information about programs, and registration materials for the 2018-19 school year will be available. A second open house will be held May 11, from 5:30-7 p.m., followed by the Spring Arts Jubilee, which features student art projects, as well as vocal and instrumental music performances.

WCCS has been providing Christian education to Warren/Corry-area students in kindergarten through 12th grade since 1977.

Benefit dinner correction

The Hessel Valley Lutheran Church will host a spaghetti and meatball benefit dinner at the church in Chandler’s Valley. Donations will benefit the House of Hope in Warren. The dinner will be held on Thursday, April 26, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Takeouts are available.


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