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Photo submitted to Times Observer The Warren Public Library is holding a Scholastic Book Fair June 17 to 22 in the Slater Room on the third floor. Pete the Cat is excited to see so many books about him at the fair. The books at this fair are primarily for children from birth through middle school. There will also be some books for teens and adults. Bring children so they can browse and make book choices on their own. Proceeds benefit the Children’s Department.

Piano recital

Newton Club

The Newton Dinner Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at Huey’s Place in Youngsville. Those attending are asked to bring a donation for the food bank.

Class breakfast

The Warren Area High School Class of 1963 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, at the Plaza Restaurant, 328 Pennsylvania Ave. West, Warren.

Photo submitted to Times Observer Jamestown Community College graduates who earned honors citations were recognized at a recent reception. To be awarded JCC’s honors citation, a student is required to successfully complete a globally-focused honors symposium course as well as two project-based honors courses. From left, in front, are Malcolm Bennik of Jamestown, Jessica Mack of Youngsville, Megan Seeley of Lakewood, Caylee Shelters of Jamestown, Bryanna Fransen of Gerry, and Nimish Gounder of New Zealand, and, in back, honors program coordinator Benjamin Blood, JCC president Daniel DeMarte, and vice president of academic affairs Marilyn Zagora. Absent from the photo were Chase Smallback of Conewango Valley, Aurora Treacy of Frewsburg, Joshua Snyder of Pittsfield; Amanda Little of Sinclairville, and Delaney Brooks and Cameron Lydell of Jamestown.

Veterans Affairs

The Warren County Veterans Affairs Office at Warren County Courthouse will be closed from June 17 through 21 for training. The office will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Monday, June 24. Veterans experiencing emergencies while the office is closed are encouraged to call the Erie Veterans Affairs Office at (800) 274-8387, the Warren VA Clinic at (866) 682-3250, or the Regional Call Center at (800) 827-1000.

‘The Healthy Me’

“The Healthy Me” — the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Western Region’s Growing Stronger Leaders Conference — will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, at the Elk Country Visitor Center in Benezette.

Bus transportation is available, with stops in Spartansburg, Corry, and Warren.

The cost of registration, transportation, and lunch is $50 per person.

Those interested in registering for the event, or in more information, may contact Debby Lucks at (814) 489-3455 or (814) 730-1071. The registration deadline is June 29.

Class lunch

The Warren High School class of 1956 will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at Cable Hollow Golf Course.

Class reunion information

Representatives of the Warren High School class of 1958 are looking for information regarding the following classmates: Cynthia Pritchard Decker, Joyce Myers Crow, Richard Smith, Richard Campbell, Jay Griffen, Larry Olson, Gale Scholes Siess, JoAnne Smith Chew, Carol Sorensen McAllaster, Larry Weilacher, and Sandra Burch Nielson.

Anyone who knows how to contact anyone on the list is asked to contact Sandy Ransom at 723-5107 or Joan Jenkins at 723-7378.

Halls of Ivy

Jamestown Business College has announced the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the Spring 2019 term. To qualify for the President’s List, a student must earn a 3.90 to 4.00-grade point average for a term. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must earn a 3.60 to 3.89-grade point average for a term. Students from the Warren area include:

President’s List

Rachel Enos (Sugar Grove)

Danielle Flasher (Warren)

Kendra Fuller (Warren)

Kayla Johnson (Warren)

Sabrina Long (Sugar Grove)

Dean’s List

Sarah James (Clarendon)

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The following Warren County students made the Dean’s List for the spring semester at Edinboro University:

Nathen B Carr, Pittsfield; Megan L Hitchcock, Russell; Madison K Loutzenhiser, Russell; Meghan L Loutzenhiser, Russell; Jacob T McCool, Russell; Michael T Riedman, Sheffield; Austin J Horner, Sugar Grove; Desiree K McChesney, Tidioute; Lukas Aaron Sheckler, Tidioute; Claire E Abplanalp, Warren; Mariah A Allen, Warren; Janelle N Balas, Warren; Allison K Blackmon, Warren; Hope E Colvin, Warren; Britany N Darr, Warren; Mitchell S Dorunda, Warren; Brandon T Eschborn, Warren; Lindsay N Freeborough, Warren; Alexandria J Jansens, Warren; Michaela M Lind, Warren; Alyssa A Strandburg, Warren; Travis A Wilcox, Warren; Briar D Nystrom, Warren; Peyton Grace Gignac, Warren; Sydney Ann Brown, Warren; Jared M Toter, Warren; Leigh J Fehlman, Youngsville; Alexander L Sanford, Spring Creek; Elizabeth A Steffens, Spring Creek; John Michael Brenner, Spring Creek.

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The following Warren County students graduated from Edinboro University following the spring semester:

Jordan A Brose, Pittsfield, Bachelor of Science Economics; Meghan L Loutzenhiser, Russell, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Nursing-BSN (honors); Jacob T McCool, Russell, Bachelor of Fine Arts Fine Arts-Applied Media Arts (honors); Michael A Passinger, Russell, Associate of Applied Science Applied Technology; Kiersten Nichole Ellis, Sugar Grove, Bachelor of Science Social Work; Austin J Horner, Sugar Grove, BS in Education Middle Level Education (honors); Kyle E Bancroft, Warren, Bachelor of Science Business Administration; Emyle Caye Becker, Warren, Master of Arts Counseling; Mitchell S Dorunda, Warren, Associate of Applied Science Applied Technology; Travis A Wilcox, Warren, Bachelor of Arts Geography.

Heroes support group

Heroes, a support group for parents with children with all disabilities, will next meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 27, in the Jefferson Room at Jefferson DeFrees Family Center.

It is a kid-friendly meeting with activities for children.

The speaker is Louis Flatt talking about what it’s like to have a brother with autism; Allison Kellogg will be reading a story.

Caregivers’ Support Group meeting

The June meeting of the Caregivers’ Support Group will be held at noon on Monday, June 17, at the Grace United Methodist Church, Wesley Parlor, 501 PA Ave. E., Warren. Those attending the meeting are asked to enter the building via the elevator entrance from the parking lot to the Wesley Parlor. You may bring a bag lunch and/or beverage if desired. All meetings are open to anyone interested in learning more about Alzheimers’ Disease and other dementias and we welcome all caregivers. The group’s library will be available for anyone wishing to borrow materials. Time will be allotted for sharing concerns and asking questions about caregiving. Attendees may sign up for Tag Days on the “Longest Day,” June 21. Additionally, the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease on Saturday, Sept. 28, will be discussed with signup information available.

For more information about the group, call Karen at 723-9440 or Linda at 726-1199.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease Committee meeting

The June planning meeting for this year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease will be held at noon on Tuesday, June 18, in the meeting room of Targeted Pets Treats in the Struthers Building at 1003 PA Ave. W.

A light lunch will be provided.

Prospective teams and individual walkers may sign up at this meeting and fundraising tips will be offered.

Sponsors, former committee members, team captains, volunteers, and any other interested persons are invited to attend.

The Walk is set for Saturday, Sept. 28, at Betts Park. Plan to join/form a team and Join the Fight for Alzheimer’s First Survivor. To date, there are 12 teams registered.

For more information about the Walk or the planning meeting, call Jennifer Brownlee, Walk Manager, at (814) 456-9200, ext. 5015, or email jbrownlee@alz.org.

Regional Treatment Court

President Judge Maureen A. Skerda and Senior Judge John B. Leete announce that a Forest County Regional Treatment Court graduation ceremony will be held in the Courtroom of the Forest County Courthouse on Thursday, June 20, at 9:30 a.m. There will be a guest speaker and the proceeding is open to the public with light refreshments provided.

The Forest County Regional Treatment Court Program has been in operation since May 2017 and presently has seven participants in various stages of the program. The mission of the Program is to rehabilitate individuals to become productive members of our community through clean and sober living. This program enhances public safety, decreases substance abuse, reunites families, reduces recidivism and ultimately saves tax dollars. It is a comprehensive program which is evidence-based and includes mandatory drug testing, involvement with the 12-step program, community service, and Court reviews every other week.

Participants must complete all four phases of a 14-month (or more) program to meet graduation criteria and are encouraged to participate in on-going recovery support after graduation.

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