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and Happy Birthday to Tom Doebler

Quote of the day

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”

— Theodore Roosevelt

Word of the day

Hirudinean — Of, like or pertaining to leeches

Free new boots

The Shoe Bank will give free new boots as well as free new shoes this Saturday, Nov. 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to eligible kids and youth. The Shoe Bank is inside Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Kids must be accompanied by an adult and have their Access, CHIP or similar type of insurance card, or a referral from an agency. For more information, contact Diahann at 814-571-5324 or lhasb@outlook.com.

Greyhounds meet & greet

The Nittany Greyhounds Meet & Greet event occurs every 4th Sunday from 11 am to 2 pm at Petco, 40 Colonnade Way, State College. They will have greyhounds to interact with, including adoptable retired racing greyhounds, and an information table. The next Meet and Greet is on Sunday, November 24. For more information, contact Ellen at ellen@nittanygreys.org, (814) 933-6981, or visit www.nittanygreys.org.

Contra Dance/ Old Time Country Dance

The Central Pennsylvania Country Dance Association will hold a Contra Dance and Old Time Country Dance on Friday, November 15 from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the State College Friends School, 1900 University Drive. All dances are taught and easy to learn. No partner is needed. Ted Crane of Ithaca, New York will call the dances to live music by the Open Contra Dance Band. First time dancers will receive a coupon for a free dance. For more information, call Central Pennsylvania Country Dance Association, 814-880-0338 or visit cpcdc.org.

PSP adds Twitter

Pennsylvania State Police public information officers in Troop F, which includes the counties of Clinton, Lycoming, Potter, Cameron, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Tioga and Union, have established a Twitter account. Information put out through this social media outlet will include incidents and events in this troop coverage area. Some informational items to be posted on the Twitter account may include: Public BOLO’s, missing persons, wanted persons, Amber alerts, and major crashes with road closures. Follow the PSP on Twitter @PSPTroopFPIO


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