Around the Town

Good Day

and Happy Birthday to Olivia Bechtol, 14, of Mill Hall!

Word of the Day

Mnemonic — Assisting or intended to assist memory; of, or relating to, a technique of improving the memory.

Quote of the Day

“The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.”

— Arthur C. Clarke

For sportsmen

Flemington First Church of Christ offers a sportsmen’s banquet with Dr. C.J. Winand speaking, set for Friday, March 2 at 6 p.m. A basket raffle and other raffle items will be part of the evening. For information, call the church office at 570-726-8009 (9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Monday-Friday).

Enjoy a farmer’s breakfast

The next Porter Township Activity Center’s breakfast will be held Saturday from 7 to 10 a.m. at the community center. The breakfasts are held the first Saturday of each month… same time and same place, through April.

St. Pat’s dinner

St. John’s Episcopal Church, 120 W. Lamb St., Bellefonte, offers a traditional New York-style corned beef and cabbage dinner on St. Patrick’s Day, Saturday, March 17, from 4 to 7 p.m., in the church fellowship hall. The menu also includes dessert. The cost is $15; kids 12 and younger eat for $12. Take-outs also are available.

Benefit dance

A fundraiser dance from 7 p.m. to 12 midnight Friday, March 23 at Sons of Italy, Lock Haven, will benefit the Michael Brookens, Todd Mellott and Michael Gardner Memorial Fund. The evening includes music by The Urge, a Chinese auction with gift baskets, 50/50 raffles, light snacks and a cash bar. Tickets are $10.

Pa. Lottery



Pick 2: 0-1, Wild: 7

Pick 3: 1-8-6, Wild: 7

Pick 4: 1-6-0-2, Wild: 7

Pick 5: 3-0-0-0-3, Wild: 7

Treasure Hunt:


$10,000 estimated jackpot


Pick 2: 1-8, Wild: 5

Pick 3: 8-1-6, Wild: 5

Pick 4: 9-6-1-4, Wild: 5

Pick 5: 9-7-2-3-9, Wild: 5

Cash 5: 06-10-15-37-42

$ estimated jackpot

Match 6: 08-26-31-35-40-42

Powerball estimated jackpot: $293 million

Mega Millions estimated jackpot: $243 million