Youngsville Area News In Brief




Any girl interested in playing volleyball for the 2013-2014 school year in grades 9th-12th please contact Jodi Cratty at 563-3315 or email

Fundraising events will be starting soon.

Free e-filing of taxes

JoAn’s Home VITA Site Volunteer Income Tax Assistance is a group of local independent volunteers from the Warren County area have partnered for another year with the IRS to do e-filing of taxes free for those with less than $50,000.00 per year income earned in PA. The IRS has provided the software and the tax law training as well as certifying the volunteers to do your taxes. Federal and State taxes will be e-filed. Tax and Rent rebates, and local taxes will also be done. Do you qualify for Earned income credit, Child tax credit, or savings credit? If you are a senior, widow(er) or disabled, do you receive money from the state towards your property tax or rent payments? We help you receive all the money that is due to you. St. Luke’s Catholic Church W. Main St. Youngsville is graciously hosting our volunteers for the 8th year. Make that appointment today by calling 563-6383, learn of the days and times in your area.

Tree Pick Up in the Boro

Trees will be picked up on Friday’s. Place your tree out by the curb. January 18th will be the last Christmas tree pick day.

Library Angels

The Youngsville Library Board would like to thank the most recent “Library Angels” for their generosity and for supporting our community library. This annual fundraiser, which ended in December, helps support the library with “general operating” items that range from copy paper to magazines to general operating expenses. Each person who donated received a “Library Angel” to place back on our tree. Donations could be made to Honor a Family member, In memoriam of a loved one, or as a general donation. Stamps: Barb Kent; Children’s DVD: Danielle & Chad; toward Newspapers: In Honor of Kristy Wallace, made by Friends & Board; In Memory of Marion Fox made by Pat and Richard McChesney; Light bulbs: In Honor of Errol & Helen Ozer made by Bonnie Anderson; In Honor of Malin & Coen Harrison, made by Bonnie Anderson; Copy paper: Ingrid Fitzgerald; Diane Shannon; Copier toner: Rhonda Craig; General donations: In Honor of Janet Kay, made by Brian Kay; In Honor of Bonnie Anderson, made by Glenn and Cathy Anderson; In Honor of Connie Ozer, made by Glenn and Cathy Anderson; Keith and Joanne Oviatt; Connie Lucia. The Youngsville Library business hours for 2013 are Mon. and Tues. Noon-7:30 p.m., Wed. 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., and Fri. Noon 4:00 p.m.

Wrestling tournament

The Youngsville Wrestling Boosters will be hosting the 11th Annual Christopher “Critter” Grady Youngsville Wrestling Novice Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 12. You must be up to 12 years old the day of the tournament. Novice wrestlers only please. Walk in fee is $20 per wrestler. No refunds will be given. For more information and registration forms, please call 814/563-1606 or 814/ 706 2371.

Alumni Committee

YHS Alumni Committee would like to remind all YHS Alumni to hold the date, September 20, 2013, for the YHS Alumni Homecoming weekend. Alumni interested in planning their class reunion may contact 563-4060 for detailed information or email

Decorating contest winners

Youngsville Revitalization Decorating Contest winners were chosen on Thursday evening by judges Helga Laibacher and Cherri Watson. It was a difficult job with all those who participated with beautiful displays of lights and animated characters. First place went to the Clarence Briggs residence (pictured above) at 701 North Main Street.

Second place winner of the Revitalization Decorating Contest was the home of Patrick Darling at 214 Second Avenue. Honorable mention designations went to the homes of Richard, Thomson, Don Williams, Bob Holt, Dexter See, Rick Brewster, and Mark Lehnen. Businesses with displays to note were Agway and Sue Uhron’s Beauty Shoppe.

Youngsville’s new sign

Just a brief note – the new sign on Route 6, near the Masonic Lodge, is not complete. There is a log border and animal silhouettes to be added. The work is progressing well, but all projects have their hold ups. A complete introduction and credits for the sign will follow shortly.