Photo submitted to Times Observer Recent Beaty Warren Middle School “Gold B” recipients include, from left, in front, Shyann Rulander, Brooke Edwards, Carly Beers, Delaney Yourchisin, Kirsten Johnson, Madelyn Flannery, Ella Ordiway, Gracie Gatto, Molly Suppa, Sydnie Cochran, Lydia Balas, Ashley Plank, and Madalynn Perry; and, in back, Judson Demers, Owen Strandburg, Patrick Heffern, Anthony Errett, Jack Darling, and Joseph Miller. The Gold B is the culmination of spelling out the letters B-E-A-T-Y-W-M-S with a letter awarded for each achievement in academics, extracurricular activities, community service and/or volunteerism while at Beaty. Starting in sixth grade, students may earn one Gold B letter for an achievement, and they must have earned at least three during seventh grade, with the rest coming in eighth grade. The award is designed to reward a well-rounded individual, in and out of school.

WCCS honor rolls

Warren County Christian School honor students for the fourth quarter of the 2018-19 school year:

Principal’s List (3.5-4.0 GPA): 7th grade — Chiara Hoover, Jason Klenck; 8th grade — Devon Smith; 9th grade — Gracia Clark; 10th grade — Cammie Crouse; 12th grade — Rachel Beatty, Amelia Crouse.

Merit List (3.0-3.49 GPA): 2nd grade — Joshua Chamberlain, Isabella Hoover; 3rd grade — Jacee Eastman, Star Nicholson; 4th grade — Sheldon Hoover, Scott Wagner; 5th grade — Olivia Sheldon; 6th grade — Talyn Cain, Samantha Hoover.

Hug a Bug a Boo with Mrs. Kate

Megan Church

Join Parent’s Choice Award winner Mrs. Kate for lively interactive music, storytelling and puppet show at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, in the Slater Room of the Warren Public Library. Music CD’s, DVD’s and other items will be available for purchase after the show. Preregistration appreciated. Leave a message for Ms. Susan at 723-4650.

Halls of Ivy

Jamestown Community College held a signing day for the first recipients of the Workforce Readiness Scholarship at the Jamestown (N.Y.) Campus.

The students, who will graduate from high school this month, signed a letter of intent to enroll in Manufacturing Technology Institute programs at JCC, beginning this fall.

Recipients include Christopher Alladine, Abigail DeGolier, Shaheem Freeney, William McArthur, Jomar Medero Montanez, Anna North, Carlos Soto, Thorne Springstead, Bailey Steenburn, Alexander Tremblay, Jacob Wasberg, Lane White, Jonathan White-Smith, and Eric Witherow.

Photo submitted to Times Observer At Warren Public Library putting the finishing touches on the Senior Art Show for those affected by dementia are, from left, Laura Whitten, volunteer, and from the Alzheimers Association, Greater PA chapter in Erie, are Jill Curtis, outreach and educational coordinator, and Jenn Brownlee, Director of Warren Area Walk to End Alzheimers Disease. The show is now open to the public during regular library hours in the Wetmore Gallery throughout the remainder of the month. The artists’ reception will be on June 12 from 1 to 2 p.m. with live music and refreshments, and is open to the public.

The scholarship is available to qualified high school graduates in Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany, Warren, Forest, Potter, McKean, Elk, and Cameron counties and in Corry and North East.

“The Workforce Readiness Scholarship was designed for high school students, especially those at BOCES centers or technology academies, who want to join the workforce immediately after college,” said JCC President Daniel DeMarte.

Workforce Readiness Scholarship recipients will benefit from exposure to state-of-the-art, high-speed, high-tech work environments and more paid hands-on experiences.

The Workforce Readiness Scholarship covers in-state tuition, fees, books, and program supplies to students enrolled in programs offered at JCC’s Manufacturing Technology Institute, including the industrial equipment technology, machine tool technology, welding technology, and CAD/CNC certificate programs and the welding technology and mechanical technology degree programs.

To maintain eligibility, students must be matriculated in and pursuing full-time coursework associated with one of the specified degrees or certificates and complete at least 12 credits per semester with a minimum 2.0 semester and cumulative GPA.

Photos submitted to Times Observer The Warren Lioness Club recently welcomed new members. They are, from left, newly-installed member Stephanie Redfield, Lisa Rivett, sponsor/president, newly-installed members Stephanie Reagle and Sandy Harris, and sponsor Susan Olson.

Scholarship recipients are matched with an employer who will provide either part-time employment, a paid internship, or an apprenticeship.

The Manufacturing Technology Institute, located on JCC’s Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses, offers manufacturing and manufacturing-related programs in partnership with MAST. MTI programs are establishing work readiness pathways for students with local manufacturers while providing employers with a skilled workforce.


Parker Neal of Warren has been named to the fall 2019 Dean’s List at Mansfield University.

To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must be attending the university full-time and attain at least a 3.5 GPA for the semester.

Photos submitted to Times Observer The Warren Lioness Club of Warren had its June Installation Dinner at Chiodos on June 3. John Crone, (right) past district governor, installed the new officers. They are, from left, Delores Stec, board member, Sandy Harris, Kathleen Jones, Lioness secretary, Stephanie Redfield, Susan Olson, Tail Twister/Lion Tamer, Stephanie Reagle, and Lisa Rivett, Lioness President.

Mansfield University is a member of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). For more information visit mansfield.edu.


Megan Sue Church of Sugar Grove received a doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at Erie Insurance Arena. She is the daughter of Paul and Charlene Church. Dr. Church will do her residency at Penn Highlands Healthcare in DuBois. Osteopathic medicine emphasizes a whole person approach to health care, along with all the benefits of modern medicine, the use of technology and treatment through a system of therapy called osteopathic manipulative medicine. She will specialize in Family Medicine.

Christian Women

Village Missions Country Partners, Warren Christian Women, will hold its “June: Arrival of Summer” luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, at the Allegheny Community Center, 42 Clark St., Warren.

The featured guest will be Mary Brown, Women’s Care Center, Warren; spiritual speaker, Marilou Johnson, Lock Haven, with her message “Every Which Way But Up”; and musical guest Vi Birchard, Warren.

Men, women, and new guests welcome. The group is non-denominational and there are no dues or membership. A $9 fee covers lunch, the program, and speakers.

Call Lee Jones at 723-5952 by June 6 for reservations.

VFW Post 8803

Class breakfast

The Warren Area High School class of 1969 will meet for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 13, at Perkins. No reservations are needed.

Vietnam vets’ pinning ceremony

Vietnam Veterans in Warren County will be publicly recognized at a pinning ceremony at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 13, in the Main Courtroom at Warren County Courthouse.

Every veteran who served during the Vietnam era — Nov. 1, 1955, to May 14, 1975 — is eligible.

To register to be recognized, Vietnam era veterans must call the Warren County Veterans Affairs Office at 728-3478.

“Call here to get registered,” Veterans Affairs Director Ed Burris said. “We need them signed up or there will not be a lapel pin for them.”

The deadline to register is Monday, June 10.