Photo by Anita Cohan
Participation in the first Youngsville’s Public Hanging brought in over 30 exhibitors. Preparing a ‘hefty’ rope for the job are, from left to right, Ellie Dunn, Joanne Oviatt, John Eggleston, Terry Hawk, and Pamela Matve.
The Youngsville Free Methodist Church is hosting a clothing giveaway on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 until 1 p.m. All donations of clothing can be dropped off at the Joy Hall. The clothing giveaway is open to everyone. Come and take whatever clothing you or your family need. As we enter into colder weather, donations of coats, gloves, boots and other cold weather items for children will certainly be appreciated, and children's clothing items are always popular. All types of clothing donations are appreciated, and will be received everyday until Friday morning. For further information, contact Pastor Rick Hamrick at 814/563-9009.
St. Luke rummage sale
The Women of St. Luke's Alter Rosary Society will be sponsoring a Rummage Sale at the St. Luke Catholic Church at 420 North Main Street in Youngsville. The dates and times are Thursday and Friday, Oct. 6th and 7th from 9 until 6 p.m. and on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 until 1 p.m. which will be $1 Bag Day. Proceed benefit charity, call 814-563-4219 for more information.
and bake sale
Saron Lutheran Church will be holding a rummage sale on Friday, Oct. 7, from 8 to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 8th from 8 a.m. to noon. Saturday is $1 per bag for all who attend. A bake sale will be held on Friday, Oct. 7th from 8 a.m. until everything is gone. Come and gets sweet rolls, breads, and more. Proceeds from the sale will help with church expenses.
Community bus trip
A few seats are still available for the Fall Excursion on Saturday, Oct. 8, leaving from the Warren County Visitors Bureau on Route 6 in Starbrick at 8:45 a.m. (please park behind building), attending the Ellicottville Fall Festival, Hamburg Casino, and Final Fear Haunted Fairgrounds. Tentative schedule is to spend the day at Ellicottville, re-board bus around 3:30, unload at Casino for group to eat and play, with re-boarding at 6:30 for Final Fear ($18), returning to Casino around 9, home before midnight. The bus trip is $20, a few seats are still available, payment necessary to hold your seat. (Final Fear, shopping and food are participates responsibility, there will be a Group Casino special). Incase of severe weather, the Ellicottville section of the trip will be shorter, and a stop at the Hamburg or McKinley Mall will be added. Call Anita at 814-563-4475 or Lynn at 814-563-9025 for reservations and more information.
The Allegheny Artistry held the first ever, for Youngsville, Public Hanging, an invitational display of works of art by local business owners and dignitaries. The event was held in conjunction with the Alumni Homecoming weekend. The Youngsville Heritage Community Committee hosted the 'Public Hanging' at the Allegheny Artistry to launch the reenergized Regional Arts Council of Warren County known as RAC. Local Dignitaries 'hung' their artwork for a People's Choice Award. The winning 'Survivors' were John Carlson, Marketing Manager at Blair Corp., Youngsville Library Director, Kristy Wallace and ROY member, Barb Luce.
Anyone with an interest in either the performing or visual arts is welcome to attend a meeting being held Monday, Oct. 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the Warren County Visitor's Center, in fostering coordinated cultural planning.
Haunting in Irvine
The Haunted Museum at the Wilder Museum will be open on Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 14, 15, 21 and 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Sunday, Oct. 23, from 4 to 6 p.m. For more information call 814-723-1795
Otterbein UMC Bash
There will be an Elementary Bash on Friday, Oct. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. for all elementary children at the Pittsfield Otterbein UMC. Parents are welcome too. The event is free. We will have free popcorn and drinks, games, prizes and a live band. Other snacks will be available to purchase with proceeds going to our playground fund.
Friends of Brokenstraw Valley Pool, Inc. held a 'Thank you' picnic at the Pool Facility for contributors and corporation sponsors on Saturday, Sept. 24. Approximately 100 people attended and enjoyed the pig roast picnic fare. Friends of BVSP Chairman, Bill Slocum, thanked those who were in attendance for their generous contributions. He also recognized the Board of Directors in attendance: John Victor (Vice-Chairman), Michelle Johnson (Secretary), Chris Myers and Steve Morris (who cooked the pig). The group has raised over $82,000 this year so far, with additional funds still coming. He also outlined some planned future improvements and upgrades for the pool. Chairman Slocum remarked that fund raising will most likely become an ongoing process. Interested parties who wish to contribute may send checks to:
Friends of BVSP, Inc, P. O. Box 1, Youngsville, PA 16371. Another method of helping is to join as a sponsor of the Corporation by sending $25 to the above address or seeing any of the Boards of Directors