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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 ...

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Vets Council canceled The Warren County Veterans Council meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 8, has been canceled. The Salvation Army In an effort to protect clients and staff, starting Wednesday, April 8, The Salvation Army of Warren will be passing out food on Wednesdays only. You ...

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Russell VFD scholarships The Russell Volunteer Fire Department has two scholarships available. We have extended the deadline to submit the application. All forms need to be postmarked by April 30. Applicants for the Russell VFD scholarship must be a senior in high school who is permanent ...

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County recycling event postponed The county-wide electronics and household hazardous waste recycling effort scheduled for Saturday, April 18, at Sheffield Area High School has been postponed. No make-up date has been set.

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First Responders Night postponed Due to the coronavirus that has hit the United States in recent weeks and everything being ordered to be shut down, Titusville Moose Lodge has postponed its 2020 First Responders Appreciation Night scheduled for Friday, April 24, at the Titusville Moose Lodge ...

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Event postponed The 200 Club fundraiser event for Eisenhower Band Boosters currently scheduled for April 4 at the Russell Fire Hall has been postponed. Parents are asked to continue to sell the tickets. Closed meeting North Warren Municipal Authority has closed its office to the public ...

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Conservation District closure The Warren County Conservation District will be closed to the public until further notice due the most recent public health guidelines. All workshops and meetings with the staff have been cancelled until further notice. Messages will be checked regularly and we ...

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Farmer dinner Warren County Dairy Royalty hosted the annual Dairy Farmer Dinner recently. County Dairy Princess Elizabeth Lucks, her court, and the dairy committee held the appreciation dinner for county dairy farmers with a total of 45 in attendance. The dinner was started approximately ...

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Concert Association postpones events The Warren Concert Association regretfully announces that the final two concerts of the 2019-2020 season have been postponed until the Autumn of 2020. Both scheduled bands have suspended their touring schedules due to the Corona pandemic. Concerts for ...

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Kiwanis Blood Screening changes The signup process for the 42nd annual Kiwanis Blood Screening, which is on schedule for Saturday, April 25, has changed. There will be no in-person signups. Signups will be taken by phone at (814) 406-9072 and online at www.kiwanisofwarrenpa.org. Online ...

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Lenten services “In the midst of panic, chaos, and frustration, we reach out to you assuring you the church is here,” said Heidi Ketzko, First United Methodist Church. “However, in light of decisions made this week, many events are being cancelled to help stem the spread of the ...

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Senior centers closed Experience, Inc., the Warren/Forest Area Agency on Aging, will be closing all its senior centers for the next two weeks through March 27. This includes the Allegheny Community Center (ACC), Tidioute Senior Center, Marienville Senior Center, and the Endeavor Senior ...

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‘Medical Leaders’ Wren Hebner, a ninth-grade honor student at Eisenhower High School, is a Delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Mass., taking place June 24 to 26. Hebner’s nomination was signed by Dr. Mario Capecchi, winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine and ...

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Class to meet The Warren High School Class of 1952 will meet at the Peppermill on March 17 at 11:30 a.m. All classmates and friends are welcome. Bon Ton lunch group The Bon Ton lunch group will meet at noon Wednesday, March 18, at Jack’s Tap House. Class lunch The Youngsville High ...

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Republican dinner The Warren County Republican Committee’s annual Spring Dinner will be held Friday, April 17, at the Days Inn in Warren. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The speaker will be Congressman Scott Perry (R-10). Tickets are available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays at the Republican ...