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YMCA awarded $34,000 Firefly program grant

The Warren County YMCA has been awarded $34,200 to support a health initiative for adults with intellectual disabilities. The Firefly Program will be made available two times a week for 12 weeks, four different times a year, according to YMCA grant writer Kimberly Slocum. The Y has provided ...

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Class lunch The Warren High School Class of 1951 will meet for lunch at 11:30 on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at Holiday Inn. ——— The Warren High School Class of 1953 will meet for lunch at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the Conewango Club. Hospice donations Hospice of Warren County, a ...

AARP announces winter driver courses at ACC

The Allegheny Community Center (ACC) will be hosting two AARP Smart Driver Classes this winter at the ACC at 42 Clark Street, over the TAWC Bus Center in Warren.  An 8-hour course will be taught by Charles Merroth on Monday and Tuesday, January 23 and 24, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ...

Counting birds

Around 40 people from around the area participated in 2016’s Christmas Bird Count (CBC) in Warren, said Don Watts, bird count coordinator. He and Mike Toole, who compiles each year’s data as well as participating in the count, would like to see more. The Christmas Bird Count originated on ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday:  01/09:  cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday:  01/11:  cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Thursday:  01/12:  cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday:  01/10:  cards, games, lunch ...

Making beautiful music

Katie Ferrie is a luthier — one who makes or repairs stringed instruments. And she sells herself best by calling herself “a repairman who plays.” Ferrie, originally from Erie, has been playing violin and viola for over 20 years. With her undergraduate degree in Viola ...

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Class to Lunch The Warren Area High School Class of 1950 will meet for lunch Thursday, Jan. 12 at noon at Bob Evans. Fire Police to Meet The Warren County Fire Police will meet Sunday, Jan. 8 at 9 a.m. at the Clarendon Fire Hall. Tee shirts are in and can be picked up when ...

Trees can be dropped off for fish habitat

Need somewhere to dump your live Christmas tree? The City of Warren has a solution for you. City of Warren residents may dispose of live Christmas trees at the parking lot adjacent to the Warren Municipal Pool. Dropping your used tree off will not only rid you of the dead tree, it will ...

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Food Employee Certification Training Preventing foodborne illness in a food establishment is the focus of the one day ServSafe® Training Course to be presented by Penn State Extension from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at the Penn State Extension Office in Youngsville.  The ServSafe® ...

Certified Nursing Assistants graduate from CNA program at Rouse Estate

They come from different walks of life, but have many things in common. They love to care for people and are compassionate and patient. They respect the elderly and what they have accomplished, seen, and nurtured. The background of these young ladies was very diverse for their youth (no-one was ...

8th Annual WPL Soup Recipe Contest set

January is National Soup Month. In celebration of this event, the Warren Public Library is sponsoring its eighth annual Soup Recipe Contest on Monday, Jan. 23. Please call the Warren Public Library at (814) 723-4650 no later than Thursday, Jan. 12 to pre-register for this event and let us ...

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. Jan. 5, 2017: To hear one of Pennsylvania's Electoral College ...

New Year’s Baby 2017

Jess Wencil and Brett Weilacher welcomed their first child into the world on Monday, Jan. 2, at 5:28 p.m., making Brook LeeAnn Weilacher Warren’s first baby of 2017. While Brook may have been a day late for the actual New Year’s Day, she was about 7 days ahead of her due date, Wencil ...

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Monday Night Movies Monday Night Movies at the Warren Public Library will continue on Monday, Jan. 9. This event is free of charge and begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Slater Room on the third floor of the library. Complimentary popcorn will be available. This week’s PG-13 rated 130 minute ...

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¯ 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, free help with Medicare claims forms and ...

Sugar Grove Ruff Riders help Rouse residents celebrate Christmas

On Tuesday, Dec. 6,  the Sugar Grove Ruff Riders entertained about 30 men and women at the Rouse Suites in Youngsville. In photo above, a solo was presented by Eliza Brook on her saxophone. Lillian Symth and Tess Doty sang a duet. Emilienne Turbide played the piano and sang a solo. Hailey ...

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WASU bus trip WASU will be hosting a bus trip to Buffalo, N.Y., to see the musical Wicked on Saturday, May 20. The trip is $130 per person and includes the coach bus to Buffalo and tickets to the show at Shea’s Theater. Seats are located in Orchestra 2 rows L, M, N, O, P, and Q. The ...

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Tuesday events: ¯ Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ¯ Soup Kitchen, dinner and fellowship for all people, St. Joseph’s Center, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. ¯ Exalt Teen Power Hour, First Church of the Nazarene, 907 Pennsylvania Ave. E., 7 p.m. ¯ Warren ...

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ACA 2018 calendar The Allegheny Center for the Arts would like to announce the start up of the Warren County Wonders ACA/WCCBI 2018 calendar. Last year there were more photographers enjoying getting out in Warren County and sending in great photos to be considered. January photos may be ...