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Class reunion

Dear classmate: Youngsville High School has a summer tradition you will not want to miss. It is a family reunion-style get-together for all Y.H.S. alumni and guests who have graduated at least 50 years ago.

This year, the Y.H.S. class of 1967 will host the honored class of 1968. Mark July 9 on your calendars to attend this event.

Organizers ask that you bring a covered dish to share. Beverages and sandwich fixings, and plates and silverware will be furnished.

The party starts at noon at the Youngsville Fire Hall.

For more information, call (814) 563-4389.

Halls of Ivy

Scott A. Vasilisin, Warren graduate, class of 2015, and son of Kathryn Giunta, graduated Magna Cum Laude from West Virginia University on May 11, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance with an area of emphasis in investments.

Vasilisin also obtained a minor degree in Economics.

While maintaining a 3.83 GPA, he was also part of the WVU Student Managed Investment Fund where he worked as an Equity Research Analyst for the financial sector of the portfolio. Due to an extraordinary return within a six-month period of time, Scott was promoted to Senior Equity Research analyst where he managed a team of analysts and made strategic decisions for the restructuring of the equitable securities in the heavily weighted and most volatile sector of the S&P 500 Index. Much deserved thanks to Dr. Boyd for all the incredible experiences, knowledge and connections she’s given him over the last two years.

Scott was also a member of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity for four years while at WVU.

In the summer of 2018, he accepted an internship at Tapestry/Coach Inc. in the financial systems department located in Hudson Yards, New York City.

Vasilisin has accepted a position in New York City with Global Trading Securities where he will be rotating work between the Floor of the New York Stock Exchange and the Wall Street office. He will begin his journey in September 2019.

Hopewell Campground reopens

The USDA Forest Service – Allegheny National Forest has completed the routine maintenance and hazard abatement on the Hopewell Campground, a boat accessible campground on the Allegheny Reservoir.

The temporary closure was necessary for the public’s safety. The Forest Service has been working diligently to update maintenance and address hazards within the campground in order to re-open it as quickly and safely as possible.

The Hopewell Campground is now open, effective Tuesday, July 2, 2019.

The Forest Service is still working on the Handsome Lake campground and it remains closed. We ask that the public refrain from utilizing Handsome Lake until such work is complete.

The Forest Service is committed to ensuring that our campgrounds are safe and enjoyable for the public.

If you see hazards while camping and hiking on the Allegheny National Forest please notify the ANF — Supervisors Office at (814) 723-5150.

Ice cream social

The Akeley United Methodist Church (541 Akeley Road, Russell) Ice Cream Social and Community Bon-Fire will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 13, with a bonfire to start after the ice cream social. Donations benefit Operation Christmas Child.

Bridge results

Tuesday afternoon at the Allegheny Community Center, Pat Raub came in first and Phyllis Broadbent was second. At the Woman’s Club Thursday afternoon, Bob Kellogg and Peggy Morgan were first and second. Donna Holding placed first Thursday evening at the library with Pat Raub in second.

Holiday closings

Experience, Inc. and the senior centers in Warren and Forest counties will be closed for the 4th, and at 1:30 p.m. on July 3 in honor of the 4th of July holiday.

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Youngsville Borough offices and services will be closed Thursday, July 4, and Friday, July 5, in observance of the holiday.

Warren County Fire Police

Help is needed on Thursday, July 4, with the Warren 4th of July Parade. Fire police are asked to meet behind the city police station at 9:30 a.m.

The monthly meeting of the Warren County Fire Police will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 7, on Sunday, July 7, at Pleasant Social Hall. Bring all camping raffle tickets and money. The drawing will follow the meeting.

Scandia VBS

Join us at Scandia Covenant Church for Vacation Bible School, 2019 “God Is Love,” July 8 to 12 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Music, Bible stories, games and snacks all adding up to fun and faith!

Friday evening will be a picnic with a program to follow. Call 757-8487 (leave a message) or just show up to register.

Class lunch

The Warren High School class of 1951 will meet for a picnic lunch at noon Wednesday, July 10, at North Warren Presbyterian Church Pavilion, State Street. Please bring a tureen to pass. Table service and drinks furnished. Spouses and others are welcome.

Correction

Fireworks Chairman in the 2019 Warren County 4th of July Organization is Don “Hoby” Hyde, not John Hyde.

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