Around the Town


… and Happy Anniversary to Kenny and Jean Boone of Howard, 53 years.

Word of the Day

Fucivorous — eating seaweed

Quote of the Day

“Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.”

— George Addair

Soup Sale and Luncheon

Howard United Methodist Church will hold a soup sale and luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 at the church, 144 W. Main St., Howard. Cost is $6. for lunch or quarts of soup. Pre-orders for quarts of soup should be made by Sunday prior to luncheon. Contact Patti Long at 814-625-2182 at 814-625-2722.

Daffodil Days are here again

The Flowers of Hope Relay for Life team is offering their usual lovely potted mini-daffodils or tulips to brighten your spring this year as well as a bunch of 10 cut stems of full-sized daffodils. Each item costs $10 with orders due by March 1. Joanne Heimer will be handing out flowers around March 20. Those who may not want to purchase flowers can also donate to The American Cancer Society.

Fresh homemade doughnuts

Fresh homemade doughnuts will be available on Thursday, Feb. 21, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1407 Allegheny St. Jersey Shore. Call the church office at 570-398-2913 Monday through Friday to place order and give approximate time of pick up. Cost is $6 dozen, $3 for half dozen. Walk-ins welcome after 7 a.m.

Happy Anniversary

… Gary and Lori Jones

Pa. Lottery



Wild: 6

Pick 2: 3-7

Pick 3: 2-5-8

Pick 4: 9-8-3-7

Pick 5: 7-1-7-1-7

Treasure Hunt:


$44,000 estimated



Wild: 2

Pick 2: 2-0

Pick 3: 4-1-9

Pick 4: 8-2-6-9

Pick 5: 9-6-8-3-7

Cash 5:


Match 6:


Powerball estimated jackpot: $242 million

Mega Millions estimated jackpot: $173 million