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Habitat ReStore Habitat for Humanity of Warren County’s ReStore is operating from the basement of Second Avenue Exchange, located at 306 Second Avenue in Warren. Habitat will accept donations at that location only on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 10 am to noon. The next ...

Area News In Brief…

The Woman’s Cancer Support group will be meeting this Thursday, February 16 at 6 p.m. at the Warren Cancer Center. If you have any questions, please call Tina Judge at 757-4391.

Community Foundation scholarships available

Scholarship applications for the more than 20 scholarships awarded by the Community Foundation of Warren County are now available online at cfowc.org. Students choosing post-secondary education options, including college and university studies, technical schools, community college, and career ...

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Class breakfast The Warren Area High School class of 1947 will be holding a breakfast on Friday, Feb. 17, at Peppermill. Call Debbie at 726-2447 or 726-0796 to RSVP or with any questions. Class lunch The Warren High School Class of 1957 will have a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, ...

Events…

Events around Warren County on Monday: Ø Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; ZsebArt Photography Show on display regular hours through Nov. 13. Ø Warren Barbershoppers rehearsal, Grace United Methodist Church, 7 p.m. Ø Girl Scout Office, Curwen ...

Hill & Dale Garden Club meets in December

The Hill & Dale Garden Club held its December 2016 meeting on Dec. 14 at New Beginnings Restaurant in Sugar Grove, with 21 in attendance. Ruth Ann DeVore handed out a sheet asking for information to update the 2017 garden club books. The 2017 books will be handed out at the March ...

‘One Parish Family’

The merger of two Catholic parishes in Warren County officially takes effect on Monday. “On Feb. 13, 2017, the Roman Catholic Parishes of St. Joseph in Warren and St. Luke in Youngsville will be officially merged into one parish family,” the Rev. Rich Toohey said in a Friday release. ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday: 02/13: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday: 02/15: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Thursday: 02/16: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday: 02/14: cards, games, lunch at ...

Cannon has moved a couple times, but has been in Warren since at least 1921

Fresh Civil War recruits once camped in the lawn of the old Warren County Courthouse. Now, a vestige of that bloody strife – a Civil War cannon – has rested in front of the courthouse for roughly 30 years. But the cannon hasn’t always been what it is now. A 1976 Warren Times ...

Career Center students test online scholarship application

Recently, Career Center Students in Mrs. Cummings and Mrs. Hornick’s first period classes used their computer skills to test the Community Foundation’s online scholarship application. “We were happy to have our students help the Community Foundation as it prepares to launch an online ...

State’s first all female civil jury case held here

Warren County isn’t often considered a hotbed of diversity. But the first civil case tried by an all-female jury in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania was tried here at the Warren County Courthouse. The precise year of the trial isn’t readily available but the story was ...

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Bon Ton Group to lunch The Bon Ton Lunch Group will meet for lunch at noon Wednesday, Feb. 15, at Variety Buffet. Kiwanis 4-H presentation The Kiwanis Club of Warren will host county 4-H’ers at the 29th annual Kiwanis 4-H Presentations. On March 11, several 4-H members will present ...

Warren’s Gaskin awarded Eagle Scout

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, an Eagle Court of Honor was held for a Warren’s Thomas Gaskin in Scout Troop 187, sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Jamestown, N.Y. The Eagle Scout Award is the highest rank and most prestigious award in the Boy Scouts of America. Gaskin, ...

DAV fundraising winner

Photo submitted to Times Observer Past Pennsylvania State Commander Walt Simpson, left, of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), congratulates John Krebs, of Bethlehem, the winner of a Lexus ES 300 car. The veterans of chapter 75 of Warren County have been selling chances for several months ...

Help available for conservation projects

There is help available for land owners in Warren County looking for dollars for conservation projects. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications for its Sustaining Pennsylvania’s Oak Ecosystems through Partnership in ...

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WGH scholarships The Warren General Hospital Auxiliary is again awarding scholarships to Warren County residents currently enrolled full-time in courses leading to certification and/or licensure in a professional health care field. Two health care courses must be part of the curriculum each ...

Tidioute Legion reinstated with honor

From 1981 to 2012 there was no American Legion in Tidioute. The original Tidioute Legion was formed in 1922 by World War I veterans. They named their post after a fallen comrade, Elzie E. Lynch, who was killed in action on Sept. 29, 1918, in France. The post was retired in 1981. Thirty ...

Shoes & Boots Program

Times Observer photo by Martha Rogus Warren Fraternal Order of Eagles (F.O.E. 313) completed the Shoes & Boots Program, collecting $5,422 for 320 pairs of shoes and boots distributed to Warren County school children in need. From left, in front, are Braedyn Knupp, Isabella Knupp, and ...

Events…

Events around Warren County on Thursday: ¯ Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ¯ Sharing Program, dinner and fellowship for all people, First Presbyterian Church, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. ¯ Towers Bridge, Conewango Towers, 1 p.m. ¯ Warren Area Student ...