Youngsville Life

Photo submitted to the Times Observer Racecar Fun at Library- John Baran tests out his newly crafted Rubber-band Racecar with the help of Sara Robinson, Youngsville Public Library’s Stories & Crafts Program Volunteer. Each Wednesday in July from 12:30 – 1:30 pm, Sara has created a themed program for kids ages 3 – 10 years were they can create a craft and enjoy a snack after participating in story-time activities. Sara is the Librarian at the Tidioute Charter School. Upcoming Stories & Crafts themes at YPL are: July 17th – puppets, July 24th – Teeth, and July 31st – Wildlife. To pre-register your child for the remaining program dates contact YPL during business hours. 814-563-7670 (M & Tu noon- 7:30 pm, W 10 – 5 pm, & F noon – 4 pm).

Music at Island Park

Free Music in the park entertainment for Thursday, July 11th is Sean Patrick McGraw playing original country music 6 pm – 8 pm. Next Thursday, July 18th enjoy bluegrass gospel played by The Misfits. For the most current listing of upcoming bands and dates for the Music in the Park Line up, go to YoungsvilleLibrary.org (community news tab or Community Info tab/Music in the Park).

Youngsville Cemetery Work Bee

There is a Youngsville Cemetery Work Bee scheduled for Saturday, July 20th from 9 am – noon. There have been numerous inquiries made at the Boro office regarding the present condition of the cemetery. However, the Youngsville Cemetery does not fall under the jurisdiction of the Youngsville Borough. The Youngsville Cemetery actually has its own cemetery association/board.

However, in an effort to help our friends that are working so hard to take care of the cemetery the Boro has scheduled an “open to the community” work bee on July 20th from 9 am – noon. The Boro is appealing to residents to come for all or part of this work bee. Any time you can give to help clean up the cemetery would be appreciated. Please wear proper shoes, bring gloves, string trimmers, push-mowers, safety glasses, and ear plugs. The work bee will focus on trimming the hillside area to get it cleaned up, but also trimming around the headstones, and any other items the caretakers feel necessary. Please contact Youngsville Borough Manager Lisa Hagberg if you have any questions. Office: 814-563-4604 X2 or 814-431-5421. The Youngsville Cemetery Association needs board members. If you are interested in sitting on the Cemetery Board, contact Murray Trask at 814-563-9030 and leave a message.

Photo submitted to the Times Observer ROY reps celebrate 19th Amendment- During their June meeting Revitalization Of Youngsville (ROY) members (left to rt: Sean Holmberg, Penny Sampson, Joanne Oviatt, Barb Luce, Nancy Roberti Holmberg, and Ellie Dunn) took a field trip to the courthouse ceremony where they participated in the celebration at the Warren Courthouse honoring the passage of the 19th Amendment. ROY was proudly represented among several other contingents including the Woman’s Club, The League of Women Voters, and citizens from the Brokenstraw Valley area.

YABA days

Community wide garage sales will be Thursday, July 18th – Sunday, July 21st in downtown Youngsville and surrounding area. Local residents, businesses and organizations are encouraged to hold garage sales, yard sales, and bake sales during this event. Businesses are asked to have “specials.” Call the Boro office to add your sale to their list. Listings can be purchased from the Borough beginning Wednesday, July 17th. Call the Boro office 814-563-4604 for more details.