eleventh anniversary celebration of the
B-Y Super Market opens today, February
22, and will continue through Saturday, February 24, with special bargains for
housewives in the area. The self-service IGA market is located on Route 422 between
Belsano and Ebensburg.
Each year the Yobbagy'sHelen,
Sigmund and Billcelebrate their anniversary with open house, free refreshments
and special prices on meats, vegetables and produce.
Yobbagy's announced free refreshments will be given to all on Saturday beginning
at 9 a.m. and continuing through 5 p.m. These will include hop dogs, pizza pie
samples, ice cream cones, coffee, pepsi and cookies.
visiting the market on any of the above three days will find chicken legs and
breasts available at 37 cents per pound; wieners at 3 pounds for $1.00; Gold Medal
Flour at $1.59 for a 25-pound bag and potatoes at 50 pound for only 59 cents.
addition to cash savings housewives also receive trading stamps for their purchases.
The Yobbagy's stated the B-Y Market was the first large independent store in the
area to give trading stamps.
supermarket with IGA's buying power, offers a $50 weekly jackpot to their customers.
owners explained anyone is eligible to win. "Save your cash receipts from our
grocery purchases or stop in and ask for a
(no purchase necessary)," they stated. Winners are
drawn from tapes registered Monday through Saturday
each week. The winning number is posted the following Monday and if it is not
claimed by 8 p.m. Wednesday, the jackpot for the next week is increased by $50.
Yobbagy's opened their market in 1951 with a 20 x 40 foot store. In 1952 they
expanded by adding a 30 X 40 foot addition and another 20 X 60 foot addition was
built to the structure in 1957.
addition to the building itself, the owners constructed a swing playground where
the kiddies can play while their mothers shop. The market also "stays open late"
for the convenience of the busy homemaker.
visiting the market will find a large variety of cold cuts. Fresh cut choice meats
are available daily, in addition to a large assortment of fresh and frozen vegetables,
dairy products and canned goods.