Area residents can become a library angel and donate



Youngsville Free Methodist Church, 179 Davis St., will host its Longest Night Service at 7 p.m. Monday.

The church will also host its annual Christmas Eve candlelight service with two observances on Thursday, a contemporary service at 8 p.m. and a traditional service at 11 p.m.



Through Wednesday, Dec. 23, area residents can become a Library-Angel and make a general donation or a donation towards offsetting specific daily operating items such as toner, inter-library loan postage costs, youth programming, etc. Donations can also be made in memory of or in honor of loved ones. To become a Library Angel, stop by the Youngsville Library during business hours or visit the library’s homepage at YoungsvilleLibrary.org and click on the Library Angel Tree link. From the website donors can print and complete a downloadable form which can either be mailed to the library or placeed in the library’s secure drop-box, which is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. On the website there is also a listing of library angels specifying if their donations are in honor of or in memory of loved ones. Or if one prefers, they can mail their Library Angel donation without a form to: Youngsville Public Library c/o Library Angel Program, 100 Broad Street, Youngsville, PA 16371. Be sure to include the name to be placed on the Angel (and if it is in memoriam or in honor of someone). Regular business hours are Mondays and Wednesdays from noon to 6 p.m. and Fridays from noon to 4 p.m.

A “Library-Angel” is placed on the Library-Angel tree with the name of the donor and if the donation was in honor of or in memory of an individual. The Library Angel Tree is on display, at the library, through Wednesday, Dec. 23. The most recent Library Angels are: Towards a Gas bill: In Honor of Herb and Jo Trask by Anneliese and Curt Haight; Fax Machine paper: Evelyn Ann Stufflebeam; General donation towards operational needs: In Memory of Roy Withington from Sandra Withington; Anonymous Donor; the Hazeltine Family; Energy-saving light bulbs: Evelyn Ann Stufflebeam; Stamps: In memory of Florence Abplanalp by Audrey Cable; Evelyn Ann Stufflebeam; Towards childrens programming: In Honor of Grandchildren Zoe and Max by Donna and Rusty Murphy; Office supplies: Evelyn Ann Stufflebeam; Wish-list book: In Memory of Virgil Maze by The Robert Murphy Family; In Memory of David E. Turner by Ann Hackman; In Memory of Ron Blackmer by Ann Hackman; In Memory of Virgil Maze by Tim and Stephanie Maze; Donna & Rusty Murphy; Joni Owens; Copier/printer paper: Evelyn Ann Stufflbeam; Towards a phone bill: In Honor of Herb and Jo Trask by Anneliese & Curt Haight; Towards Historical Collection supplies: In Memory of Bob and Rhea Lord by June and Paul Natale; and Children’s DVD: In honor of grandkids Margo and Kip from Ellen Jederman.


Snow removal: A friendly snow removal reminder to Youngsville residents: please keep sidewalks clear, shovel the snow away from fire hydrants and do not snow-blow or plow snow from sidewalks or driveways into and across the streets. It is again the law.

New part time officer: The council has hired a new part-time officer, Jason Woodin. He was sworn in at Monday night’s council meeting. Welcome to Youngsville, Jason.

Office hours: Although the borough lobby is closed for walk-ins, residents may still schedule an appointment. The Youngsville Borough office continues to be open by phone, email, through the drop box to the right of the front doors and by appointment. Contact 814-563-4604 for questions or to make an appointment. Borough officials are available at the following extensions: Kim Hall, ext. 4; Jolean Isman, ext.3; Mark Theuret, ext.1; Lisa Hagberg, ext.2. Hagberg’s cell phone is 814-431-5421.



From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, the Garland Fire Hall will have coffee, hot chocolate and candy. Those visiting can also purchase some 2020 cash fundraiser tickets to benefit the fire department. The fundraiser will be drawn at 11 a.m. Sunday. virtually live on Facebook. Winners need not be present to win. Tickets are three chances for a $10 donation or one chance for a $5 donation. The prize distribution is $500 for first prize, $400 for second prize, $300 for third prize, $200 for fourth prize and $100 for fifth prize.


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