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Gardener calendar The 2020 Penn State Extension Master Gardener calendar is now available. The calendar features photos each month, along with an Integrated Pest Management tip. They are available through the Penn State Extension Office, 100 Dillon Dr., Youngsville, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 ...

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Class lunch The Warren Area High School Class of 1951 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the Cornerstone. Classmates and friends welcome. Fire services meeting Warren County Fire Services will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at the 911 Center in Youngsville. High ...

Hospice has 3 new volunteers

A vision turned into a mission accomplished. Hospice of Warren County has three new volunteers. The inaugural “Youth Volunteer Training Program” was recently completed. Three local high school students stepped forward to embrace the new training. The youth training program is based on the ...

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‘Immigration 101’ News stories of refugees fleeing strife are never-ending, and we in Northwestern Pennsylvania are often touched by them. Paul Jericho, associate director of the Multicultural Community Resource Center of Erie, will address this issue and its impact on our state and ...

Artist emerging

Andrew McCanna is now a paid artist. McCanna’s painting of four dogs – entitled “Who let the dogs out?” – was presented to Greg Austin, division president of Targeted Pet Treats, on Friday afternoon. His work is part of the BEinspired program through Bollinger Enterprises, ...

DeFrees Center hosts storybook breakfast event

If you could have bacon and eggs with anyone, who would you choose? What if you could have a spoonful of sugar with Mary Poppins or a gobstopper with Willy Wonka? A new event at the Jefferson DeFrees Family Center is offering that and more. The first Storybook Breakfast will be held on ...

Penn Soil RC&D announces collectible coin to help support Winterfest 2020

Penn Soil Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council announced today that it has produced and received the seventh souvenir commemorative coin in a collectible series to help support the cost of the annual Warren Winterfest event. The creation of the collectible coin series which ...

‘That’s my house!’

Cherry Grove Volunteer Fire Chief Mike Barr will never respond to a fire the same way again. Not emotionally anyway. While he is well-respected for going out of his way to help others, he’d never heard a call that his own home was on fire. That is, until Friday, Dec. 13. Both Mike ...

Holiday heroes

Members of the Warren County Junior Fire & EMS Explorer Post 0911 admitted they were content to greet people and supply them with paperwork on Monday... As opposed to using the skills they practice on a regular basis. Haiden Ristau, Hunter Seelinger and Alex Huffman greeted potential ...

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Class breakfast The Warren Area High School class of 1969 will meet for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 13, at Richard’s Restaurant in Youngsville. Agency closing The Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunities Council will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 1, for the New Year’s Day ...

‘First Lap of Relay for Life 2020’ on Jan. 4

Did you make a resolution to get moving more in 2020? Maybe your plan for the new year involves taking part in a worthy cause. The good news is you don’t have to wait long, and you can kill two birds with one stone. Relay for Life of Warren County will hold the group’s inaugural ...

Not that kind of belt

In Lauren Timco’s lifestyle, sometimes you just get smashed. Timco of Tidioute earned her black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu in November. She is the first female black belt in the discipline in the western New York and western Pennsylvania region. Brazilian jiu-jitsu — BJJ — is not a ...

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‘Award of Excellence’ Patti S. Blum, the owner of Patti’s Tax Service of Sheffield, was recently presented the “Award of Excellence for 2019” by the PA Chapter of the National Association of Tax Professionals (PANATP) at its Annual Conference in State College. PANATP has over 1,100 ...

Learn about ‘Ancient Salamanders’ at Audubon First Friday, Jan. 3

Also known as snot otter, devil dog, lasagna lizard, and Allegheny alligator, the hellbender is North America’s largest salamander. You can learn more about these unusual creatures when Ken Roblee presents “Eastern Hellbenders: Ancient Salamanders of New York” at the Audubon Community ...

‘22 Strong’

There’s often infighting and a sense of separation between the four high school attendance areas in Warren County. But when the chips are down, and life gets real, it’s truly amazing how all of it goes away and the communities rally around each other. That was evident again Friday ...

Restoring Hope

Restoring Hope, an annual dinner/dessert auction that serves as a fundraiser to fight human trafficking, was held at Praise Fellowship in Russell on November 15. According to event coordinator Anne VanHouten, multiple churches, businesses, and organizations came together that evening and raised ...

Camera Club exhibit starts Jan. 6 at library

The Warren Camera Club will have a month-long exhibit of their members’ photographic images at the Wetmore Gallery of the Warren Public Library starting Monday, Jan. 6, and ending Friday, Jan. 31. The public is invited to an opening reception on Wednesday, Jan. 8, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to ...

Audubon birdfeeder and birdseed Make-and-Take, Friday, Jan. 4

You can create a feeding stop for your feathered friends by making a homemade birdfeeder and special blend of birdseed. Stop by Audubon Community Nature Center any time between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 4, to participate in the Birdfeeder and Birdseed Make-and-Take. After ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Tuesday (12 -31): game day, cards; lunch at 11:45, bingo after lunch Wednesday (1-1): closed Thursday (1-2): crafts at 9:30 am; lunch at 11:45 a; bingo after lunch Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday (12-31): games and cards, lunch ...