Around the Town

Good day

To Bob Bechdel of Mill Hall.

Word of the day

Margaritaceous (mahr-ger-i-TEY-shuh s) –Resembling mother-of-pearl; pearly.

Quote of the day

“Great men are rarely isolated mountain peaks; they are the summits of ranges.”

— Thomas Wentworth Higginson

Covenant Cafe

The Covenant Cafe is an activity group for people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease or other diagnoses with memory loss. The group meets from 1 to 3 p.m. today and the first and third Tuesdays of every month in the Assembly Room of Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven.

Pecans still


Mackeyville United Methodist Church still has pecans available. Please call 570-726-6127 or 570-726-4333 if you would like some holiday pecans.

Purse sale

The Express purse sale, a fundraiser for the Newspapers in Education local literacy program, will be held Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in The Express office, 9 W. Main St., Lock Haven. More information is available by calling 570-748-6791.

Holiday art

show and sale

The theme for this year’s holiday art show and sale at the Bellefonte Art Museum, 126 Allegheny St., Dec. 2-23, is “Creating the NEW: Inspired by Great Artists,” featuring new pieces inspired by other artists, art styles, authors, composers, etc. The opening reception will be Saturday, Dec. 3, 12-4:30 p.m., including a children’s art activity, holiday garlands and Lego Fun, from 1-4 p.m.

Happy Birthday

Sharon M. Thompson, Howard.

Pa. Lottery



Pick 2: 8-8, Wild: 2

Pick 3: 7-0-6, Wild: 2

Pick 4: 6-3-0-0, Wild: 2

Pick 5: 4-1-5-1-3, Wild: 2

Treasure Hunt:


$10,000 estimated jackpot


Pick 2: 7-1, Wild: 5

Pick 3: 8-5-7, Wild: 5

Pick 4: 1-9-1-3, Wild: 5

Pick 5: 3-7-7-1-6, Wild: 5

Cash 5:


$125,000 estimated jackpot

Match 6:


$1.7 million estimated jackpot

Powerball estimated jackpot: $40 million

Mega Millions estimated jackpot: $25 million