Youngsville High School holds its alumni homecoming reunion this week end beginning today with the YHS alumni marching in the Homecoming Parade at 6:15 p.m.; on Friday at the Alumni Tent during the Homecoming Football Game at 7 p.m, Saturday with the Alumni Breakfast at Richards Family Restaurant 9 a.m.; Saturday night at Youngsville Fire Hall at 5-6:30 for the Alumni Dinner Buffet, and Alumni Dance at 8:00p.m. All events are open to the public. For information call Denny 814-563-3158
Each fall the Jamestown Engine Plant of Cummins, Inc. holds an Awareness Day. During this event employees are given an opportunity to choose one or more charitable agencies that they wish to make donations to. A bi-weekly amount is deducted through payroll deductions beginning in January. The Youngsville Public Library would like to thank the following individuals for participating in this program and for choosing the Youngsville Library as their designated recipient for this program. Thank you to Matthew Fehlman, Donald Mason, and Julie Olson, your past and recent contributions to our community library, through this program, are greatly and sincerely appreciated.
Photo by Nancy Holmberg
Youngsville Elementary Middle School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) purchased a sign for the school entrance this summer. Pictured with the new sign are YEMS students Paige and Halee Mineweaser, Jacob Williams and Dalton Abrams.
Photo by Nancy Holmberg
Young and old alike are stopping by to check out the Youngsville Library Used books sale going on from now through Oct 15. Brenda Weldon is reading a “gently used” children’s book to grandchild Nate Leamon. Gently-used books from the Youngsville Library’s Annual Book Sale are still available from now through Oct. 15 during regular business hours. The Friends of the Youngsville Public Library would like to thank the Youngsville Tops Market for providing the grocery bags for the post “Bag of Books” sale.
Photo by Nancy Holmberg
The Youngsville Cross Country Team will be selling EAGLE Shirts at Friday night’s Youngsville HomeComing Football Game. Two different types of eagle shirts for sale are shown in the photo and are available in sizes ranging from Youth through Adult. T-Shirt prices are $10 and long sleeve shirts are $15. Proceeds will help out the Youngsville Cross Country Team with their busing expenses through the month of October. Pictured in the photo are the designers and makers of the shirts: Julie and Curt Hollabaugh of Julie’s Embroidery and Digital Garment Printing in Youngsville.
Photo by Nancy Holmberg
Saron Lutheran Church dedicated their new kitchen this past Sunday following their worship service. Those present who gave their time and talents to see it to fruition were Ken Johnson, chairman and designer of the kitchen, Kris Johnson, Jim Fitzgerald, Harold Luce, Pastor Mark Fischer, and Scott Rose. The kitchen was initiated with a brunch served by the Worship and Music Committee. Members of Berea Lutheran Church joined Saron to help with the celebration.
Stop in and check out these latest additions to the Youngsville Library shelves: Nevada Barr-Burn; Elizabeth Brundage-Somebody Else's Daughter; Carol Clark-Wrecked; Justin Cronin-The Passage; Ted Dekker-The Bride Collector; Barry Eisler-Inside Out; Anne Enright-The Gathering; Fern Michaels-Game Over; Patricia Gaffney-Flight Lessons, Emily Giffin-Baby Proof; Lisa Gardner-Live to Tell; Bob Greene-Once Upon a Town; Eliza Griswold-Tenth Parallel; Linda Howard-Veil of Night; Faye Kellerman-Hangman; Debbie Macomber-Hannah's List; James Patterson-Postcard Killers; Lisa Scottoline-Look Again; Danielle Steel-Southern Lights; & Susan Wiggs-Lakeshore Christmas.
The Youngsville Biddy Basketball Club will be hosting a Corn Hole Tournament this Sunday, Sept. 26 at Gypsy Town in Youngsville. Team Registrations are still being accepted. To sign up your team or for more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org. The YEMS Biddy Basketball Club benefits boys and girls basketball in the Youngsville Elementary School.
Winners at Car Show
Here are the results from Youngsville Corn Festival car show portion called Cruisin' at the Corn Festival held last month on Sunday, Aug 22. The judges were Rich Gutshall from Warren, who is owner of Car-Go- Auto Parts, and Floyd Foust from Warren.
Category: Antique Class
1st Richard Bower Youngsville, 1917 Ford Model T
2nd Keith Clark Sugar Grove, 1951 Mercury 4 Door
3rd Jim Kellogg Youngsville 1951 GMC Truck
Category: Stock Class
1st Wilber Renskers , Clymer, NY 1970 Chevy Mote Carlo
2nd Robert & Latnell Kranak Sr, Russell Pa 2010 Chevy Camaro
3rd Don & Helen Chambers, Youngsville 1968 Ford Fairlane 500
1st Richard Sprouse 1969 Ford Mustang
2nd Jim Savitz Pittsfield 1966 Ford Fairlane
3rd Tim Lyons Pittsfield 1973 Chevy Camaro
1st Donald Eck Warren 1968 Chevy Panel Truck
2nd Mark Williams Conneaut Lake Pa 1970 Chevy Panel Truck
3rd Andrew Confer Pittsfield 1982 Chevy Pick- up
Category: Rat Rods
1st Jeff Mckinney Youngsville 1930 Ford Rat Rod
2nd Nick McKinney Warren 1928 Dodge Rat Rod
Category: Best of Show / People's Choice
Nick McKinney Warren 1928 Dodge Rat Rod
Category: Longest Distance Traveled
Mark Williams Conneaut Lake, Pa 1970 Panel Truck
Category: Kids Division - Power Wheels
1st Dave Perry age 4 , son of Bill Perry, Youngsville
2nd Vanessa Romanosky age 4, daughter of Mike & Jolene Romanosky,
The Paul T Bean
This year's Paul T Bean Memorial Award went to Jim Kellogg Youngsville for his 1951 GMC Pick- up Truck. Kellogg was presented with this award by the family of Paul T Bean, wife Kathy and daughters Paula and Jolene. The award was given in honor of Paul, who enjoyed working on old cars and always said, "it isn't about the money you put into a vehicle, but the blood, sweat and tears a person invests."
Saron Lutheran Church, 148 West Main Street, is having a rummage sale Friday, October 1 from 8 am to 4 pm and Saturday, October 2 from 8 am to noon. There will be baby items, newer gas grill, clothes, household items, and more for sale.
Saron Lutheran Church is having a bake sale at the same time as their rummage sale on Friday, Oct. 1 from 8 am until all baked goods are gone.
Youngsville newspaper recycling day will be Wednesday, Sept. 29. The borough requests you have your covered containers to the curb by 7 a.m.
A Pittsfield Homecoming will be held Sept. 25 at the Pittsfield Community Center beginning at noon with lunch at 1 p.m. Participants are asked to bring a dish to share and a table service. For information, call Florence Abplanalp 814-563-7428.
ROY Golf Scramble
On Saturday, Oct. 2 the Annual Revitalization Of Youngsville Golf Scramble will be held at the Jackson Valley Golf Club, 1947 Jackson Run Road.
The scramble - a four-person adult scramble scheduled with registration at noon and a shotgun start at 1:30 - is a fundraiser for Youngsville's revitalization. Money raised from this event will help supplement the refurbishing of the downtown streets and will go towards bettering conditions so that quality of life will be raised for Youngsville residents.
The cost to play for a foursome is $220. That's $55 per individual. Hole sponsorships are still available. The ROY annual golf tournament is a major fund raising effort hosted by the citizens and friends of Youngsville each year. The ROY Golf Scramble committee made up of Steve Sowa, Jim Kesterholt, and Matt Haight are working hard to give players a day of golf, cash prizes, giveaways, raffles, steak dinner and fun. For information call Steve 563-3396
Youngsville Free Methodist Church, 238 East Main St. will serve up plates of barbecued chicken with all the trimmings on Friday, beginning at 4 p.m. until sold out. For $7.50, diners will receive a half barbecued chicken, corn on the cob, potato salad, and a homemade dessert.
The dinner is a fundraiser to support the 2011 Mexico Mission Team. Diners are invited to eat-in, or take out.