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Youngsville

School board votes to send some YEMS students to YHS

There will be more new students than returning students at Youngsville High School next year. At a special board meeting on Tuesday, the board unanimously approved a change that will send western attendance area sixth, seventh, and eighth graders to YHS. Those grades had been served at ...

Youngsville TV’s aggressive plan for broadband

A study on broadband access in the region by the Northwest Commission expressed a need for non-profit cooperatives to help drive broadband initiatives in the region. Insert Youngsville Television - now known as Blue Fiber Corporation. Their plan is aggressive. And, in pieces, it’s ...

Youngsville Library needs new sewer lines, money to fix them

Imagine the house next door to you being put up for sale, nothing unusual there. But now imagine that an inspector knocks on your door to tell you that the sewer and water lines to your home actually run through the basement of the house that is being sold and must be capped. You are now faced ...

Youngsville Life

Free Movie Night On Friday, May 10, there is a Free Movie Night at Otterbein UMC (258 Dalrymple St. Pittsfield) from 7 to 9 p.m. The movie title is “I Can Only Imagine.” The public is welcome; refreshments available. Borough news Saturday, May 11: Borough Spring Clean-up, 8 a.m. to ...

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YHS Golf Scramble Correction The Annual YHS Scholarship Golf Scramble, benefiting the YHS Scholarship Fund, is scheduled for Saturday, May 18 (not Sunday as printed last week). This four-person team event is scheduled for an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start at the Jackson Valley Golf Club. The ...

Not so fast

A preliminary discussion of the possibility of closing a high school hit home with some of the students who attend that building. After reading that school board members had brought up the possibility of looking into closing Youngsville High School during a special meeting last week, YHS ...

Cause and effect

Youngsville police recently spent a day in and out of the classroom at the Warren County Career Center demonstrating how and why to make a traffic stop and potentially make a DUI arrest. WCCC Protective Service Instructor Mike Noe asked Youngsville Police Chief Todd Mineweaser and Officer ...

Bailey sent to state prison for sexual assault

A Youngsville man faces years in state prison for sexually assaulting an eight-year-old. Richard M. Bailey, 36, was sentenced on a count of aggravated indecent assault without consent - a first-degree felony - by Judge Gregory Hammond on Monday morning. Bailey was charged in June 2018 by ...

Youngsville VFD holds substance abuse info workshop

Tall Cop is coming to Youngsville to help community members recognize substance use and abuse. Officer Jermaine Galloway, who stands six-feet nine-inches tall, will bring the Tall Cop Says Stop: High in Plain Sight program to the Youngsville Volunteer Fire Department from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on ...

Youngsville Business Week tests students

Last week was Business Week at Youngsville High School. And a group of students walked away with crisp $100 bills for top honors from the week’s worth of effort. During the week, students faced the challenge of creating and maintaining a company while accomplishing practical tasks ...

Former Youngsville music teacher honored by PMEA

For more than half a century, Bob English has been making a musical difference in the lives of people in Warren County and well beyond. At a ceremony held Saturday, April 6, in Pittsburgh, English, who was the music teacher at Youngsville High School from 1962 to 1971, was inducted into ...

‘Angels among us’

In attendance at Monday’s meeting of Youngsville Borough Council was one man who wouldn’t have been there without the actions of two others. While council honored Youngsville Borough Police Officer Ben Leach and Youngsville Volunteer Fire Department Chief Vern Edmisten for their actions ...

Youngsville Borough mulls its recycling services

It didn’t come to a vote Monday, but Youngsville Borough Council is considering canceling its recycling service. Borough Manager Lisa Hagberg informed council that the borough’s sanitation and recycling hauler, Advanced Disposal, has announced that it is going to raise its rates ...

Spring Creek home burns Saturday morning, no injuries

Shortly after 3 a.m. Saturday morning, a structure fire dispatch went out that drew responses from six fire departments. According to Garland V.F.D. Chief Brian Bull, firefighters first arrived at 3:17 a.m to a fully involved house fire at 103 Depot Street in Spring Creek. That address ...

No injuries reported in Youngsville mobile home fire

At 7 p.m. Wednesday evening, Youngsville, Garland and Starbrick fire departments responded to a fire at a mobile home on Robertson Drive in Youngsville. Youngsville Fire Chief Vern Edmisten was first on the scene followed by Officer Ben Leach of the Youngsville Police Department. They had ...

Youngsville Life

Talent Application Due Friday, March 29, is the last day to turn in applications to participate in “Youngsville’s Got Talent.” Applications can be downloaded at YoungsvilleLibrary.org (community news tab) or are available at the Boro Office and YFMChurch office. Prizes will be ...

YHS alumni headline Career Day

Sometimes we limit what we’re capable of simply because we don’t look at what’s possible beyond the horizon. Tuesday’s Career Day at Youngsville High School was designed so that the current crop of Eagles don’t fall prey to that thinking. That’s because this Career Day had a ...

Pitt-Bradford student, mom and EMT to study in Africa

When Youngsville native Renee Taylor first set foot on the campus of Pitt-Bradford in fall 2017 she had some butterflies in her stomach. “The library was overwhelming. I wasn’t sure I could find anything,” she recalled. “I didn’t know where anything was, not even a ...

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Eagles Club application The Warren Fraternal Order of Eagles, #313 will once again award a $1,000 scholarship to each of six Warren County students. This scholarship is open to all Warren County students, whether they are just graduating from high school, returning to higher education after ...

Plea made in October stabbing charges

A plea has been entered by a Pittsfield man who stabbed a man in October in a Youngsville establishment. Jacob R. Sandt, 21, entered the plea to charges of simple assault and recklessly endangering another person during change of plea proceedings on Thursday before Judge Gregory ...