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Around the town

Good Day

and Happy Anniversary to Wayne and Sally McGinness of Castanea, celebrating 56 years on Jan. 26

Quote of the day

“Whatever you hold in your mind on a consistent basis is exactly what you will experience in your life.”

— Tony Robbins

Homemade soup and bake sale

Jacksonville Emmanuel United Church of Christ will hold a homemade soup and bake sale on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 10 a.m. until they are gone. Soups available are ham and bean, chicken corn, vegetable beef at $6 per quart. Baked goods will include: bread, cookies, pies and other delicious treats! Other foods available are hot dogs with Texas sauce, and ham sandwiches with cabbage slaw. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society.

Cleaning up!

Since 2000, Clinton County CleanScapes, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, has organized more than 117 cleanup events in Clinton and Lycoming counties, rallying more than 4,340 volunteers and cleaning up more than 1,208 tons of debris and 12,778 tires from nearby waterways and landscapes. You can help impact the local community by joining the effort. Become a member, gift a membership to a loved one, volunteer at a cleanup, or donate to the cause. Donations help provide volunteers with cleanup supplies, lunch and refreshments. Learn more at Facebook.com/ClintonCountyCleanscapes.?

Buggy country

We live in a region where it is not unusual to share the road with an Amish buggy. PennDOT encourages drivers to allow a margin of safety and remember that horses are not always predictable. If you come up behind a buggy, slow down, do not honk the horn, and stay back. At a stop sign or light, leave 10 to 12 feet between your vehicle and the buggy.

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