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and Happy Birthday to Tom Jones

Quote of the Day

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.”

– Newt Gingrich

What a difference a day makes

It’s hard to believe how the weather changes in a day…. from below zero frigid temperatures on Wednesday and Thursday to warmer weather Friday and temperatures possibly nearing 50 degrees on Sunday and Monday.

Howard church plans soup sale

Howard United Methodist Church at 144 W. Main St., Howard, will hold a soup sale luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 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. Soup comes in freezable containers. Proceeds from soup sales support local missions.

It’s homemade doughnut time

Fresh homemade doughnuts will be available on Thursday Feb. 21, 2019at 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. Walkins welcome after 7 a.m.

Hoagie sale at Faith UM

Faith United Methodist Church, Castanea, will be having a hoagie sale with orders due Feb. 8 and pick up on Feb. 14 before 9:30 a.m. The cost is $5 and orders can be placed by calling either 570-502-2247 and 570-748-1012. If no one answers please leave a message with your name and number.

Happy Birthday

on Sunday to Elaine Barth of Lock Haven and Clifford (Tip) Johnson of McElhattan, 102 years old on Feb. 3.

Pa. Lottery



Wild: 7

Pick 2: 7-4

Pick 3: 8-2-0

Pick 4: 7-8-2-9

Pick 5: 5-5-8-3-1

Treasure Hunt:


$25,000 estimated jackpot


Wild: 4

Pick 2: 3-5

Pick 3: 0-8-5

Pick 4: 3-3-6-1

Pick 5: 9-3-6-1-3

Cash 5:


Match 6:


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Mega Millions estimated jackpot: $125 million