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Golf scramble set for July 26 The Warren County Children’s Advocacy Center will hold its third annual golf scramble July 26 at Blueberry Hill Golf Club with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. There will be prizes for winners, registration refreshments, hot dogs at the turn, a chicken barbecue, 50-50 ...

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Class of 1957 Sets Saturday Lunch The Warren High School Class of 1957 will have a class lunch on Saturday at Pellegrino’s Italian Market on Conewango Avenue, Warren. Westfall family reunion canceled The Westfall family reunion, scheduled for Sunday, July 19, will not be held this ...

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Penelec Retirees postpones luncheon Due to COVID-19 concerns, the committee assigned to make arrangements for the 2020 luncheon for the Bradford and Warren District Penelec Retirees group has canceled the luncheon. The luncheon, normally held the first week in August, has been postponed to ...

Morrison motorcycle run Saturday

The 9th Annual Sarah J. Morrison Memorial Motorcycle Run will be held Saturday, July 11th with registration starting at 10 a.m. at Warren American Legion Post #135. All proceeds support the Warren Cancer Center and the fight against Colon Cancer. All vehicles welcome. Call 730-9594 for ...

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Chapman State Park movie night Chapman State Park will be hosting Movie Night: Hooked On Hummingbirds from 8:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, July 17. The film will be shown in the amphitheater or pavilion No. 4 if there is rain. The film will feature close-up footage of hummingbirds flying, feeding, ...

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Music in the Park to be held on Friday Smokehouse, a classicrock cover band, will perform at 7 p.m. Friday as part of the Music in the Park concert series in Soldiers and Sailors Park, corner of Pennsylvania Avenue West and Hickory Street, Warren. In accord with “Green Phase” guidelines ...

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Paws Along The River Human Society has reopened The Paws Along The River Humane Society reopened to the public on Monday, June 8, at 12:30 p.m. and resumed regular hours at that time. Requirements and limits on the number of visitors at one time will be put into place. Visit ...

Russell-Akeley Life

During the early years of what would become Pine Grove Township, the land was covered with White Pine forest. Much of this area was cut over by Central Pennsylvania Lumber Co. in the early years of the Twentieth Century. Bill Hale is said to have remarked that, as a child, he remembered looking ...

Route 6 cleanup

Photo submitted to Times Observer Board members of the Allegheny Center for the Arts did the spring Route 6 road cleanup Saturday, May 16, in Pittsfield, Helping collect 10 bags of litter were board president John Shaughnesy, board vice-president Mark Davis, and board secretary Karen Davis ...

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Philomel meeting The board of directors of the Philomel Club of Warren will hold its annual spring meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, at Betts Park. All directors are urged to attend this vitally important meeting, remembering to “mask up” as required by the state. Crime Stoppers ...

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Pine Grove cleanup Pine Grove Township will hold its Spring Cleanup Day for township residents from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 6, at the township garage. Drivers licenses will be checked to confirm residency. The cost is $10 for cars and vans and $20 for pick-up trucks and trailers. The ...

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CCWA meeting The Conewango Creek Watershed Association Board of Directors meetings are moving to an online platform. The CCWA meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. Those looking to attend via phone or computer may contact CCWA by calling 726-1441 or sending email ...

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Allegheny Community Greenhouse opening The Allegheny Community Greenhouse, located on the Warren State Hospital grounds in North Warren, is opening for its plant sale this weekend. The greenhouse has hardy flowers, veggies, herbs, and hanging baskets for sale. It will be open Fridays and ...

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Birdathon 2020 With the need for social distancing, Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) is taking a different approach to its Birdathon 2020 fundraiser on Saturday, May 2. The rain-or-shine event raises money for the Ryan Exline Memorial Fund that awards $500 to a local student pursuing ...

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Penn State scholarships Warren County Penn State Alumni will award a $500 scholarship to two Warren County students beginning studies at any Penn State campus this fall. To obtain application forms, call Bruce Williams at (814) 723-8555 or e-mail to christa_williams5@aol.com and forms ...

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Philomel The Philomel Club of Warren invites local students to apply for scholarships given out each spring. Any student taking instrumental music or voice lessons is encouraged to apply. Please send your letter of application to: Christa Williams, 308 Poplar Street, Warren, PA 16365, or ...

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Philomel cancelation In accordance with government mandates for safe distancing, the Philomel Club of Warren is canceling its annual May luncheon and program. The Philomel board meeting will be held at a safe location in mid-to-late May, and board members will be contacted as to time and ...

Russell-Akeley Life

This is the 32nd column I have written for Russell-Akeley Life. Usually, I choose some aspect of Russell or Akeley history to write about that describes past life and times in our communities. But, as I thought about a topic for this month, the events of the past six weeks kept coming to mind ...

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Senior closings Experience, Inc. and all community senior centers in Warren and Forest counties will be closed April 10 for Good Friday. Military Share “Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and adhering to social distancing guidelines, stay-at-home orders, and other recommendations from the CDC ...