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Warren Gives recognition following annual event

When an event raises $600,000 in one day for local non-profits, there are many people involved. And not just the individuals who generously gave their dollars to make sure the entities can continue their work helping the community. Part of the annual Warren Gives event is making sure ...

OGH/BRMC expand antibody testing to general public

OLEAN — Olean General Hospital and the Bradford Regional Medical Center, member hospitals of Upper Allegheny Health System, are offering expanded COVID-19 testing and antibody tests for anyone in the community. Antibody testing is being offered at Olean General Hospital, Bradford Regional ...

Allegany Nature Pilgrimage goes virtual this weekend

For more than 60 years, the weekend after Memorial Day has been reserved by many for the Allegany Nature Pilgrimage, an outdoor learning experience that combines fun with a variety of nature-oriented activities. Instead of its usual location at Allegany State Park in Cattaraugus County, ...

The 2020 4-H Meat Animal Sale will be an online-only auction

The 2020 4-H Meat Animal Sale will be an online-only auction beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 16, and ending at 6 p.m. Friday, July 17. Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua has contracted with Peterson Auction to host the auction. Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua staff and ...

YMCA will open Friday with new restrictions

The Warren YMCA will open Friday. Hours at the Warren branch will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday in June with no Saturday hours and no after-hours programs. The Youngsville branch will be open from 7 a.m. to noon and 3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday in June. It will also ...

Crawford County Fair has been canceled for 2020

The Crawford County Fair will not take place this year. In a news release, Crawford County Fair Association Board members said they have spent the past several weeks gathering information from expert sources, soliciting feedback from stakeholders and consulting with our many partners in ...

Warren County remains at 3 positive COVID-19 cases

Warren County remains at three positive COVID-19 cases, according to information released Wednesday by Warren General Hospital officials. Warren General Hospital and Warren Medical Group will maintain all COVID-19 precautions, including screening and masking of all who enter the hospital, ...

Last day to purchase plants at Allegany Community Greenhouse is Saturday

The last day to purchase plants at the Alleghany Community Greenhouse is on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There are many varieties of flowers and vegetables available, as well as hanging baskets and planters. The greenhouse is located on the Warren State Hospital grounds across from ...

Russell-Akeley Life

During the early years of what would become Pine Grove Township, the land was covered with White Pine forest. Much of this area was cut over by Central Pennsylvania Lumber Co. in the early years of the Twentieth Century. Bill Hale is said to have remarked that, as a child, he remembered looking ...

Food for Salvation Army

Photo submitted to Times Observer Because of many local layoffs and reduced hours of workers during the recent pandemic, Warren County Democrats collected $250 and a truckbed full of food for The Salvation Army distribution in Warren. Shown is coordinator of the collection Warren County ...

Hair-DO!

Photo submitted to Times Observer Youngsville Elementary School second-grader Lilly Lucia, 7, can’t go to a beautician to get her hair done during the pandemic, but that didn’t stop her from donating 10 inches of hair to Children with Hair Loss, a non-profit organization that uses donated ...

Good golly, ‘Miss Molly’

It seems parades are the hot thing right now — with the call for social distancing due to COVID-19. Birthday parades. Parades for students. Parades for teachers. And they are all spectacular in a time when smiles and love is even more needed. A parade held Saturday along Conewango Ave., ...

‘We really miss them’

It seems everybody has been craving a good graduation party. The clouds broke and the sun peeked through on Friday morning for the YMCA Preschool graduation ceremony — albeit a unique one. Parents lined up with their little graduates in tow to parade through the Warren County YMCA parking ...

4-H members place in Horse Program’s East-West Challenge

As the 4-H program continues to find new ways to engage youth in learning — during the current COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, several Warren County 4-H horse members participated in the Pennsylvania 4-H Horse Program’s East-West Challenge. The three-week challenge required members to ...

Briefs…

Philomel meeting The board of directors of the Philomel Club of Warren will hold its annual spring meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, at Betts Park. All directors are urged to attend this vitally important meeting, remembering to “mask up” as required by the state. Crime Stoppers ...

4-H Horse Program going virtual

The Warren County 4-H Horse Program is going virtual to continue programming opportunities for youth ages five through 18. In a typical year, Warren County 4-H horse members would be gearing up for Camp Giddy-UP Go in the month of May. Members from the six horse clubs converge on the Warren ...

Audubon names Exline scholarship recipient

Every spring since 2003, Audubon Community Nature Center staff have raised scholarship funds through their Birdathon on the first Saturday in May. Participants look for as many species as possible over a 24-hour period, and supporters pledge an amount, either per species or in total. One ...

Historical Society welcomes back summer interns

Each day becomes a page of history. As we — as a community — navigate this unprecedented time, the Warren County Historical Society seeks to ensure that our history from centuries ago through today is preserved. A key factor in this process is its summer internship program, which ...