Around the Town

Good day

To Rachel Marsden of Mill Hall.

Word of the day

Snuggery (SNUHG-uh-ree) — A comfortable or cozy room; a snug place or position.

Quote of the day

“To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.”

— Barbara Bush

Cookie sale at Great Island

Chocolate chip, peanut butter blossoms, oatmeal raisin for $5/dozen and raisin filled for $7/dozen. Orders are being taken at the church now through Dec. 2 by calling 570-748-2810.  Cookies will be available for pick up on Dec. 9 and 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Food drive

The Brite Laundry Center, 950 Bellefonte Ave., is collecting non-perishable food items for the Clinton County Housing Coalition’s new Merit House men’s shelter. Donations are accepted between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. daily. Brite Laundry will donate a dollar for every pound of food collected.

Santa’s seniors

The STEP, Inc. Office of Aging partners with area businesses and individuals to collect items for gift boxes that will be delivered in time for the holidays to home-bound senior citizens who receive Meals on Wheels. Small gift items such as snacks, lotions, crossword books, socks or slippers can be dropped at the STEP Clinton County Community Center, 124 E. Walnut St.; The Express, 9 W. Main St.; or STEP’s Mill Hall Senior Center, 9 Peale Ave., Mill Hall.

Weekly bird walk

Come out and spend a Wednesday morning (9-10:30 a.m.) exploring the birding hotspots around the lake at Bald Eagle State Park in Howard. There’s feeder watching, short walks, and even short drives in your vehicle. Reservations appreciated: 814-625-2775.

Happy birthday

Joe Ordway of Lock Haven.

Pa. Lottery



Pick 2: 2-4, Wild: 9

Pick 3: 7-0-1, Wild: 9

Pick 4: 1-4-0-3, Wild: 9

Pick 5: 8-5-0-9-6, Wild: 9

Treasure Hunt:


$30,000 estimated jackpot


Pick 2: 2-2, Wild: 3

Pick 3: 3-3-0, Wild: 3

Pick 4: 8-9-8-5, Wild: 3

Pick 5: 4-9-3-9-0, Wild: 3

Cash 5:


$125,000 estimated jackpot

Powerball estimated jackpot: $403 million

Mega Millions estimated jackpot: $20 million