Youngsville

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 ...

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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 ...

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Movie Night at Otterbein There will be a Free Movie Night at Otterbein UMC (258 Dalrymple, Pittsfield) from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. The movie being shown is The Blind Side. Free popcorn will be provided. Everyone is welcome. Sports Boosters Bingo The Youngsville Eagle Sports Boosters ...

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Youngsville Hometown Heroes Round 3 Applications and photo release forms for round three of the Youngsville Hometown Heroes Banner Project are being accepted through January 15. The deadline date is firm, with no extensions or exceptions. Any branch of service, past or present, home or ...

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Library Holiday Hours In observance of the Christmas holiday, the Youngsville Public Library will be closed Dec. 24 to 26 and will be open for regular hours on Friday, Dec. 28 (noon to 4 p.m.). Normal business hours will resume on Jan. 2, 2019. YFMC Program On Sunday, Dec. 23, at 9:30 ...

Youngsville rethinks problem structure

A blighted property in Youngsville is going to stay standing a little longer. The problem structure is located at 1 E. Main St. and is owned by Richard C. Young, according to online Warren County assessment records. The Times Observer previously reported on the incident when the partial ...

Youngsville man arrested on assault charges

A Youngsville man was arrested Monday and charged with two felony counts of strangulation. According to Youngsville Borough Police, Michael McGuire, 31, of Youngsville, assaulted a woman at about 3:45 p.m. Monday. Police said McGuire punched and kicked the woman several times, then choked ...

Youngsville Borough approves 2019 budget

Residents of Youngsville won’t be paying more in taxes in 2019 but they can expect to pay more for refuse and water. Youngsville Borough Council unanimously approved a 2019 budget at Monday’s council meeting that maintains taxes at 9 mills. The millage rate is the amount per $1,000 ...

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PowerHouse Kids On the second Saturday of each month (during the school year), the Youngsville Free Methodist Church (179 Davis Street) sponsors a free PowerHouse Kids Program for kids ages 4 years old through 6th grade. It provides an opportunity for kids to come to have fun, play games, ...