Volunteers are sought for cemetery

Cemetery volunteers are needed in the Youngsville Cemetery to helpwith mowing and trimming. For more information, call 814-563-9004.

“High in Plain Sight, a free substance abuse workshop, will be held from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20, at the Youngsville Volunteer Fire Department. The session will be presented by Officer Jermaine Galloway and is open to parents/guardians. Snacks will be provided, no registration necessary.

The Remembrance Ride Fundraiser sponsored by Americanc Legion Riders Post 658 will be held today. The entry fee is $20 per bide and $15 per passenger; entry includes chicken dinner. Registration is from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Youngsville American Legion, 10 N. Main St. Kickstands are up by noon and the last bike will be in by 5 p.m.


The Youngsville Library’s Annual One-Day Book Sale is today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is being held outside. Social distancing and other COVID and OCL guidelines will be followed, including OCL’s mandate that all patrons and library volunteers will be required to wear protective gloves while handling books/items (which the library will supply for free).

Hot dogs will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. or sold out. A $5 special offer buys a hot dog, bag of chips, beverage, and dessert. Hot dog fixings options include Texas hot sauce, cheese sauce and sauerkraut. The hot dog station will be manned by fully vaccinated and gloved volunteers.

Brochures for the fourth annnual Fall Bulb, Spring Bloom fundraiser will also be available at the Friends of the Library craft table, where buyers can place a prepaid bulb order the day of the book sale or mail/return an order to the library during business hours or via the drop box open 24-7. The library will also be open for regular services on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., including access to the library’s public computers.


The following program is free, open to the public, and does not require registration to attend. Those who have any questions about the program can contact Jen Moore at 814-723-0259 or jennmorre@pa.gov. Follow the park on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ChapmanStatePark. Programs occur at Chapman State Park, 4790 Chapman Dam Road, Clarendon, PA 16313.

¯ Saturday, Sept. 25, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. the park will host “Tales of the Eastern Woodlands” at pavilion 2 in Chapman State Park. Appropriate for all ages, storytellers will share local legends and lore, historical anecdotes and Native American singing, dancing and flute. The program will feature traditional Iroquoian and Algonquian tales from the eastern woodlands, presented by storytellers Grandpa Dave Wargo, Alex Watkins, Bill DeVlieger, and Native American flute performer Garry Campbell. Among the tales told are the monstrous Great Horned Serpent of the Allegany River, the elusive Sasquatch, the Little People and a haunting selection of ghosts and spirits. Hear tales of the famous Chief Cornplanter and the first settlers, the thrilling — and at times comical — exploits of the timber and oil barons who transformed the local economy, and accounts of the Kinzua valley before, during, and after the building of the dam.


Today starting at noon at Friendship Field in Pittsfield, the Garland Volunteer Fire Department is having a chicken barbecue fundraiser. All dinners are to-go in a drive-through format. A $10 donation includes a half-barbecue chicken, macaroni salad, baked beans and roll. Half chicken only is a $6 donation.


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