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New board members welcomed by Doula Program

The Labor of Love Doula Program has welcomed new board members. Alexandria James, Panama, N.Y., works as a customer development manager; Lucinda Ann Marsh, of Sugar Grove, owns and is a chiropractor at Marsh Chiropractic; Hiral Patel, Warren, owns and is a chiropractor at Warren Family ...

A bunch of WACKOs — in a non-traditional marching band

Warren’s annual Christmas Parade features all of the normal parade units — floats, marching bands, dancers, emergency vehicles, men riding tiny tricycles, and oversized balloons. For the past four years, the parade has included a less-traditional unit... WACKO — the Warren Area ...

Brass & complement

Dallas Brass, a seven-member brass ensemble, will be in concert at the Library Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. The group drew a large crowd during an appearance at the theatre nearly a decade ago. Michael Levine, a trombonist and the founder of the group in 1983, looks forward to ...

Stories he could tell…

I think one of the most enjoyable parts of writing the stories that run in the Diversions section is the simple fact that you never know where the stories are going to come from. Early to a court hearing a couple weeks ago, I took a seat in the attorneys room just off the main courtroom at ...

Philomel meets for afternoon of music

Friends and members of the Philomel Club met at the First Lutheran Church of Warren on November 12 for a special afternoon performance. Chairperson Mary Donaldson greeted members and guests and introduced each of the performers. The program began with Carolyn Worley, contralto soloist, ...

WIC donation

Photo submitted to Times Observer The WIC program of Warren County works to safeguard the health of women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care. Hooktown ...

Christian Women’s Club meets

On November 14, at the Patriotic Luncheon of the Warren Christian Women’s Club, Birdie Crandall opened the meeting in prayer, remembering our veterans. The featured guest was Ed Burris, Warren County Veterans Affairs Director, and the speaker was Jill Rager of Jamestown, N.Y. Music was ...

CEO of Warren General Hospital gives an update at Woman’s Club

Warren Woman’s Club welcomed Rick Allen, CEO of Warren General Hospital (WGH), returning after two years for an update to members and their guests at a program on Monday, Nov. 20. Allen was pleased to tell of the 2017 designation of WGH as one of the top 100 rural hospitals in the nation. ...

TCCS donation

Photo submitted to Times Observer In association with the Tidioute Community Charter School, the Tidioute Angel Program is available to help students in need with necessities throughout the school year, including items such as clothing, school supplies, shoes, and more. Hooktown Holidays ...

Vets donation from Hooktown Holidays

Photo submitted to Times Observer Hooktown Holidays founder Terry Pearson, right, presents a check for $1,500 to Ed Burris, President of the Warren County United Veterans Council. The donation was given to support the Warren County Veterans Emergency Fund which provides nutrition, heating ...

W-F Pomona Grange meets

Miranda Irons, Master, presided over the recent meeting of Warren-Forest Pomona Grange. Devotions given by Kelly Van Ord, protem Chaplain, pertained to Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving. Reports included: Family Activity where Van Ord told of the winners at PA State Grange in Oct. – Jean ...

ETHS Christmas Dinner

Photo submitted to Times Observer The Elk Township Historical Society will host its annual Christmas Dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, in the Community Rooms, located at the four corners in Scandia. Ham, beverages and table service will be provided. Each family attending is asked to bring a ...

County senior center schedule

Marienville MACA Building 927-6607: Monday: 12/04: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday: 12/06: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Thursday: 12/07: cards, games, lunch at 11:45 a.m. Endeavor Township Building 463-7774: Tuesday: 12/05: cards, games, lunch at ...

A Christmas Carol, ‘rock’ style

A Christmas Carol: A Rock Musical is an epic, rock musical adaptation of Charles Dicken’s classic tale of redemption through ghostly intervention. The show is so large that when it hits the stage at Struthers Library Theatre this Friday at 8 p.m., it will featured the combined talents of ...

All eyes on… candy

Times Observer photo by Brian Ferry Ruth Abplanalp, 2, accepts a candy cane from Santa at Struthers Library Theatre after the annual Christmas Parade on Friday in Warren. For more Christmas Parade & Walk photos, see page B6.

Christmas Open House and Trolley Tours on Friday

You are invited to step back in time and experience a Christmas of yesteryear from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at the Warren County Historical Society’s Victorian Christmas Open House & Trolley Tours. The beautiful architecture of the Struthers-Wetmore-Schimmelfeng House, now home to ...

Briefs…

Library photography contest The awards reception for the 2017 Library Photography Contest was held on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Terrie Johnson, facilitator of the Chautauqua County Camera Club and facilitator of the judging for Warren Public Library’s event, spoke to the attendees and ...

Freehold Township bridge reopened after construction

A bridge located in Freehold Township has re-opened after several weeks of construction. The Route 957 bridge which spans Little Brokenstraw Creek reopened to traffic on Tuesday. The bridge was replaced as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge ...

Christmas Parade & Walk Friday evening in downtown Warren

The annual Warren Christmas Parade begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday in downtown Warren. Parade registration will take place from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. One representative from each unit must come to the registration tent, which will be set up in the Times Observer driveway, between McDonald’s and ...

‘Tis the season

Four carts. Over 130 items. A grand total of $1,000 and some change. That’s what three local members of the Whirley Land Sharks Industrial softball team accumulated on Wednesday afternoon. Dave Abbey, Sean O’Hara, and Joshua Watson, all employees of Whirley DrinkWorks who played ...