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Audubon sets guided morning nature walk

The Audubon Community Nature Center will hold its next monthly nature hike from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, April 3. Taking a walk with an ACNC educator is an opportunity to discover some of the seasonal changes that are taking place in the plants, animals, and landscape. Be sure to dress ...

Philomel clubs host annual performance

The Little Bach/Jr. Philomel clubs recently held its annual performance at the First United Methodist Church for family members. Pieces this year performed included solos, duets and self-composed pieces on the piano. Logan Johnson performed Waltz in A Minor (Chopin), Danse MacCabre ...

Regional Youth Ballet Presents Filmed Performance

The Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet is presenting a filmed performance available to watch now on social media Although able to resume in-person classes at the ballet’s 21 East Third St. location with reduced size classes and with proper health screening processes in place, the ballet ...

New president named at Northern Pa. Regional College

The Northern Pennsylvania Regional College (NPRC) Board of Trustees has named Susan Snelick as its next college president. Snelick brings extensive workforce development expertise to the position, having most recently served as the executive director of Workforce Solutions for North Central PA ...

Blood drives scheduled this week

The local blood supply remains critically low and Community Blood Bank is looking for willing donors. “The Community Blood Bank needs blood donations from local blood donors now to help boost the blood supply for our community,” according to a release from Mobile Drive Coordinator Shari ...

Woman’s Club hears presentation on ‘Little Women’ author

After several months of postponement due to COVID 19, Woman’s Club of Warren resumed its program and luncheon on Monday, March 15 with social distancing. Retired teacher and gardening columnist of the Times Observer Rebecca Ryan celebrated Women’s History month with a presentation on ...

Levine receives confirmation

Dr. Rachel Levine became the highest-ranking transgender official to serve in federal office with her confirmation Wednesday in the U.S. Senate. Levine joins the Department of Health and Human Services as assistant secretary of health after President Joe Biden nominated her for the post in ...

State Sen. Toomey says Levine nomination ‘unearned’

Retiring Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., said Wednesday he’ll vote against Dr. Rachel Levine’s nomination based on her handling of the COVID-19 pandemic as the state’s former Secretary of Health. “In Pennsylvania, the pandemic struck seniors in nursing homes disproportionately hard ...

McCain seeking GOP nod for council

Wendy McCain, executive director of Struthers Library Theater, has announced her candidacy for one of the three open seats for City Council on the Republican ticket. She has more than 30 years of business experience. She is an educated and certified expert in business and organizational ...

Coloring Contest Winner

With this rainbow-themed entry of H is for Horse, Ashlee Laurie is the winner of the Times Observer A to Z Coloring Contest and a $25 gift card donated by MLW Stables at Double Rainbow Farm. Honorable mentions in the contest were Chloe Dunbar, Sophia Seymour, Alice Watt, Amarah Probst, Evie ...

Amphibians Are Creature Feature March 31

The Audubon Community Nature Center’s Creature Feature program this month is Wednesday, March 31, from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. The new program on the last Wednesday of the month introduces children and families to Audubon’s education animals. Amphibians are the stars in March. Amphibians ...

League of Women Voters to host virtual program

The League of Women Voters of Warren County will host a virtual program on redistricting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. League members Phyllis Wright and Susan Stout will talk about Pennsylvania House Hill 22 and Senate Bill 222 regarding the Legislative and Congressional Redistricting Act ...

The history of Russell Roller Rink

If you are more than 40 years old and have lived in the Russell-Akeley area since the late 1940s, you probably will remember the Russell Roller Rink, located in the space along North Main Street (old US Route 62), where Terlin’s Reflections Beauty Shop now stands. Prior to 1948, this was ...

Sekerak announces candidacy for county register and recorder

Lauri L. Sekerak announced she is running for Warren County register and recorder, clerk of courts in the upcoming primary election May 18. The office is one of the busiest departments in county government. Marriage licenses, estates and real estate transactions are among some of the ...

Great Lakes Tree Service assists Audubon

Great Lakes Tree Service recently donated its time to remove a large White Pine tree in order to safely build the Pamela A. Westrom Wildlife Habitat at the Audubon Community Nature Center. “We are all sad to see this tree go,” said Audubon Executive Director Leigh Rovegno. “Our Land ...

Commission accepting applications

The Northwest Commission is accepting applications for COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP) in Clarion, Forest, Venango, and Warren counties. CHIRP was recently established by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to help support its hospitality industry businesses adversely ...

Downed tree cuts WCSD’s internet, phone service

A downed tree cut some of Warren County School District’s internet and phone connections on Tuesday. Phone and internet at the Eisenhower campus and the district’s central office were disrupted for about three hours, according to Elaine Bailey of WestPA.net. Service was restored before ...

Driver injured in Tuesday crash

Times Observer photo by Brian Ferry The driver of a car that pulled onto Market Street in front of a southbound tractor trailer was injured and charged in the Tuesday evening crash.