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Class breakfast The Warren High School Class of 1952 will be going to breakfast at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, at Peppermill Restaurant (note the change). All classmates, spouses and companions are invited. Experience, Inc. closings Experience, Inc. the Area Agency on Aging and the Senior ...

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The following is a list of upcoming local entertainment events. The Times Observer welcomes additions to the list that are of community interest. To add an event, email managing editor Jon Sitler at jsitler@timesobserver.com. Dec. 15: Warren Garden Club will hold its Holiday Party noon at the ...

Next week’s senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday:  12/19:  cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday:  12/21:  cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Thursday:  12/22:  cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday:  12/20:  cards, games, lunch ...

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Retired Women of URC lunch The retired women of United Refining Company will have lunch at the Conewango Club, Market Street, at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec≥ 13. Santa in Starbrick on Saturday The Starbrick VFD will be sending Santa through the Starbrick area on a fire truck on Saturday, ...

Events…

Events around Warren County on Wednesday: ¯ Warren Rotary Club, second floor, Conewango Men’s Club, Market St., Warren, noon. ¯ Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ¯ Kiwanis Club, Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, 12:10 p.m. ¯ Senior Citizens, ...

Christmas Spectacular

Photo submitted to Times Observer Here’s a shot of the gingerbread dancers from this weekend’s Christmas Spectacular — a hometown Christmas musical, directed by Molly Dies of Molly Dies’ Dance Express — at Struthers Library Theatre; “hometown” as in dancers, singers, actors, ...

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Class lunch The Warren High School Class of 1957 will have a luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17,  at the Eagles Club. ——— The Warren High School class of 1955 will meet at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, at the Eagles Club. Bridge scores Tuesday afternoon at the Allegheny ...

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 ...

Mouth-wateringly appealing

Mike Atkins didn’t grow the watermelons at Tops Friendly Markets in Warren. But he made them so appealing that he won a national award. Atkins, produce manager at Tops in Warren, was recently recognized by the National Watermelon Promotions Board and the National Watermelon Association ...

‘Corner Connections’

Many people aren’t aware that Corner Connections, or the more technical term for the program — Psychiatric Rehabilitation — exists. But it does exist, at Beacon Light’s Warren Recovery Center. It has existed for 10 years, according to Kari Swanson, who has been the program director for ...

Hay, Mr. Snowman

Jim and Vicki Stec have started a trend. Last year, the couple decided to celebrate the season by building a hay bale snowman. This year, the snowman building has become a “friendly competition,” as their neighbors Larry and Connie Upton decided to join the fun. Uptons’ snowman this ...

‘Made In China’

While the phrase “Made in China” is ubiquitous in America, the journey — and sheer effort — behind it are so rarely explored. After all, who are the factory workers behind our products? What are they like? How does everything travel thousands of miles to our local department stores ...

Red Kettle Campaign ‘not going well’

The Red Kettle Campaign, the annual fundraiser by the Salvation Army, “is not going well” this year, according to Captain Keith Jache. The goal for this year’s drive was $95,000. To date, the campaign has raised only $19,500. “It’s down about $30,000 from this time last year,” ...

St. Joseph Christmas Concert

Times Observer photo by Josh Cotton Kindergarten students at St. Joseph Catholic School perform in the annual Christmas Concert on Wednesday night.

Briefs…

Concert On Sunday, Dec. 18 at 3 p.m. Holy Redeemer Church will host a 2 hour Christmas concert by Tennessee Back Porch. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for any type of student, and are available at the door, or at Crone’s drug store or Youngsville Pharmacy. Circle 8 square dancing The ...

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The following is a list of upcoming local entertainment events. The Times Observer welcomes additions to the list that are of community interest. To add an event, email managing editor Jon Sitler at jsitler@timesobserver.com Dec. 11: Grace United Methodist Church Choir Concert - All on a ...

‘It’s a good cause’

Dessie George has been ringing bells for the Salvation for 12 years. Though she’s only been ringing bells in Warren for two years, George said she moved here from Indiana, Pa., and she was a bell ringer in her community there for 10 years. “I love people. It’s a good cause,” said ...

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 ...

Vets Emergency Fund donation

Photo submitted for publication Dick Morgan (right), American Legion Post 758 of Sugar Grove Adjutant donates a check to Ed Burris (left), Director of Veteran’s Affairs for Warren County. The check will be used for the emergency fund. Money from the emergency fund, according to Burris, ...