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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 ...

TO DO

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. Feb. 10: Warren County Spelling Bee, 9 a.m., Beaty Warren Middle ...

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Community dinner A community dinner  will be held on Wednesday, February 8 at the Youngsville Free Methodist Church. The menu will include pulled pork, scalloped potatoes, corn and dessert. The meal is set to start at 5 p.m. ReStore Habitat for Humanity of Warren County’s ReStore is ...

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Class lunch The Warren High School Class of 1953 will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, at Perkins Restaurant. Halls of Ivy Allie Schutt, of Sugar Grove, has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester at Kent State University. A total of 9,780 Kent State University ...

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Events around Warren County on Monday:   Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ¯ Warren Barbershoppers rehearsal, Grace United Methodist Church, 7 p.m. ¯ Girl Scout Office, Curwen Building, 589 Hospital Dr., Suite C, North Warren, confirm staff ...

‘Tool of healing’

After seeing a post from Ellen Paquette on social media, a picture of her harp and a caption that she was beginning her sixth year playing bedside harp, I was curious. I asked Ellen for an interview. She wasn’t sure she wanted to talk. “It’s important that people understand I ...

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Class lunch The Warren High School class of 1955 will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, at Bob Evans. WGH Auxiliary Linen Sale The WGH Auxiliary is sponsoring a Linen Sale on February 8 and 9 in the hospitals Outpatient Lobby from 7a.m. to 4 p.m. Bed linens, pillows, ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday:  02/06:  cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday:  02/08:  cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Thursday:  02/09:  cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday:  02/07:  cards, games, lunch ...

For CASA

Photo submitted to Times Observer The Follett Run Bay Wash has an ongoing fundraiser for the area non-profits, churches, clubs and associations. With each car wash,  a percentage is given back to a designated organization. This year, the owners Kathy and Larry Lang  did a drawing of all ...

WAEC leads charge (vote) to bring children’s author here

Jan Brett will go anywhere in the world to visit the winner of her ninth annual contest, said Rhalee Hughes of Rhalee Hughes Public Relations and Marketing. The contest, being held online, lets people from around the world vote for what school or library they’d like to see Jan Brett visit. ...

County fathers plan for, build, new courthouse

Before the grand jury’s decision, though, the Warren County Commissioners had started planning for a new courthouse, adopting plans in 1875. The plans were submitted by Buffalo architect M.E. Beebe. The day after the plans were approved, the commissioners rented Roscoe Hall to ...