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How social media can help people during difficult time

In practicing “social distancing” in steps to contain the coronavirus, who knew social media could be so productive. Warren’s Chris Cummings started the public Facebook group, “Helping Hands Warren, Pa,” that had over 3,100 members by Saturday. There were close to 2,000 members in ...

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Farmer dinner Warren County Dairy Royalty hosted the annual Dairy Farmer Dinner recently. County Dairy Princess Elizabeth Lucks, her court, and the dairy committee held the appreciation dinner for county dairy farmers with a total of 45 in attendance. The dinner was started approximately ...

Russell’s Praise! Fellowship offers drive-in church

As churches around Warren County and the nation shut down their services and look for other ways to deliver them, Praise! Fellowship in Russell has a short-term solution. “Our church is going to have a drive-in service where nobody gets out of their car,” Pastor Rick Rohlin said ...

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Concert Association postpones events The Warren Concert Association regretfully announces that the final two concerts of the 2019-2020 season have been postponed until the Autumn of 2020. Both scheduled bands have suspended their touring schedules due to the Corona pandemic. Concerts for ...

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Kiwanis Blood Screening changes The signup process for the 42nd annual Kiwanis Blood Screening, which is on schedule for Saturday, April 25, has changed. There will be no in-person signups. Signups will be taken by phone at (814) 406-9072 and online at www.kiwanisofwarrenpa.org. Online ...

4-H presents: Kiwanis Club joins for 32nd public speaking program

The Warren County 4-H program and the Kiwanis Club of Warren celebrated the 32nd year of helping 4-H members develop their public speaking skills on March 7. The annual Kiwanis 4-H Presentation program, held at a Penn State Extension Office, aims to build confidence in young speakers as they ...

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Lenten services “In the midst of panic, chaos, and frustration, we reach out to you assuring you the church is here,” said Heidi Ketzko, First United Methodist Church. “However, in light of decisions made this week, many events are being cancelled to help stem the spread of the ...

YMCA closes for two weeks for preventative measures

By Saturday afternoon, the Warren County YMCA closed to members and guests “until further notice,” according to executive director Thad Turner. Turner clarified Saturday that the prudent thing to do for preventative measures is to follow the same guidelines Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf set ...

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Senior centers closed Experience, Inc., the Warren/Forest Area Agency on Aging, will be closing all its senior centers for the next two weeks through March 27. This includes the Allegheny Community Center (ACC), Tidioute Senior Center, Marienville Senior Center, and the Endeavor Senior ...

Audubon presents the ‘Three Pillars of Meditation’

After suffering with bouts of depression and anxiety, Loretta Cheney looked for an alternative solution to the therapy and medical prescriptions she had been receiving. As her attention to meditation flourished, her dependence on prescribed medication decreased. A K-12 certified art teacher, ...

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‘Medical Leaders’ Wren Hebner, a ninth-grade honor student at Eisenhower High School, is a Delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Mass., taking place June 24 to 26. Hebner’s nomination was signed by Dr. Mario Capecchi, winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine and ...

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Class to meet The Warren High School Class of 1952 will meet at the Peppermill on March 17 at 11:30 a.m. All classmates and friends are welcome. Bon Ton lunch group The Bon Ton lunch group will meet at noon Wednesday, March 18, at Jack’s Tap House. Class lunch The Youngsville High ...

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Republican dinner The Warren County Republican Committee’s annual Spring Dinner will be held Friday, April 17, at the Days Inn in Warren. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The speaker will be Congressman Scott Perry (R-10). Tickets are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Republican ...

Players’ production of ‘Inherit the Wind’ opens Thursday

Creation or evolution? Faith or freedom of thought? These are the issues on trial in one of the greatest courtroom dramatizations of the 20th Century, and on the docket for the next Warren Players’ production. “Inherit the Wind” takes the stage in the Mead Family Library Room of the ...

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Class lunch The Warren High School class of 1953 will meet for lunch at noon on Wednesday, March 11, at Pizza Hut. Polka Sunday The Slovenian Polka Boosters will meet from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at Ridgway Eagles, with Dick Tady Orchestra, of Harwick, performing. There will be ...

Clipping away

Jeff Frailey has been cutting hair for most of his life. Nearly 50 years makes it sound even better. What’s even more interesting, he had done it since 1971 from the same place, Frailey’s Barber Shop at 200 Hickory Street in Warren. And that location — essentially a basement at the ...

‘Marketing the Presidency’

The Warren County Historical Society’s Annual Meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in the main courtroom of the Warren County Courthouse. The board of directors will hold a public meeting for the purpose of reporting to the organization’s membership. At 6:30p.m., following ...

Suffrage Centennial activities this spring

The Warren Suffrage Centennial group continues with many activities this spring. This is the 100th Anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. A unique way to learn about what was happening in Warren County is a geo cache developed by Wes Ramsey, Executive ...

Relay for Life open house on March 12

Help reignite the fight against cancer in our area. Relay for Life of Warren County is looking to spread awareness about the world’s war on cancer. Warren County has one of the highest cancer death rates in the state with Pennsylvania having the second highest cancer rate in the ...

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Class to meet The Warren High School Class of 1951 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 11 at Bob Evans. Guests and spouses are welcome. Breakfast with Easter Bunny R.O.A.R. (The Revitalization of Akeley-Russell) will be hosting Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Saturday ...