Around the Town

Good day

And happy birthday to Dan Dugan.

Word of the day

Gimcrack (JIM-krak) — Showy but useless.

Quote of the day

“Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.”

— George Washington

Holiday pecans

Mackeyville United Methodist Church is taking orders for this year’s pecan sale. As always, the pecans are this year’s fresh crop from Georgia. This is the 45th year the church has run this fundraiser. To order, call 570-726-6127 or 570-726-4333. The pecan orders are expected to arrive here this month, and they usually arrive in time for Thanksgiving.

Pancake breakfast

The Walking Warriors Relay for Life team will be holding their annual pancake breakfast with Santa at the Mill Hall fire hall on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 8-11 a.m. Photos with Santa will also be available. Proceeds will benefit Relay for Life.

Holiday concert

“Celebrate Christmas,” a holiday concert, by Elaine Frederick Barth, Chiz Rider, Kim Feerrar, Cathy Winslow, Esther Salmon and the Kid Notes will be performed Sunday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. at the First Church of Christ, 330 N. Vesper St., Lock Haven.

Veterans Day Dinner

The Porter Township Activity Committee, in conjunction with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and and the Veterans Benefit Center, invites you to a special dinner in honor of all veterans, past and present. It will include a program of music and speakers, taking place Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. at Porter Township Activity Center, 216 Spring Run Road, Mill Hall. Please RSVP to 748-7504 by Nov. 14. Leave your name and number of  people attending when calling. The event is for veterans and one guest.

Happy Birthday

Steve Schrack, Loganton.

Pa. Lottery



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Pick 5: 5-9-9-9-1, Wild: 8

Treasure Hunt:


$120,000 estimated jackpot


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Cash 5:


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Powerball estimated jackpot: $236 million

Mega Millions estimated jackpot: $63 million