Around the Town


and Happy 85th Birthday to Franklin Grassmier, a resident of Susque-View.

Word of the Day

Islet — A little island

Quote of the Day

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.”

— Maya Angelou

Happy Birthday

to Wanda Berry of Beech Creek… Tony Kopp

Christmas bird count

Audubon Christmas bird count, with small teams covering designated areas to count bird species, for use in research will be held Saturday, Dec. 21 in the greater Willilamsport area. Contact davidebrownpa@gmail.com if interested.

All you can eat breakfast

benefitting Toys for Tots

The Bellefonte Knights of Columbus is hosting an “All You Can Eat Breakfast” to benefit Toys for Tots on Sunday, Dec. 15, from 8:30 a.m. until noon at the Bellefonte Knights of Columbus Hall, 315 Stony Batter (Up the hill from the dollar general). Anyone bringing in a new unwrapped toy or five nonperishable food items will be admitted FREE. For those who wish to pay for their meal, all proceeds will be donated to the Toys for Tots.

Holiday photos

Get a digital holiday photo of your pet with Santa on Sunday, Dec. 15 and support greyhound adoptions. Nittany Greyhounds is hosting Pet Photos with Santa at the State College Petco, 40 Colonnade Way, from 1 to 4 p.m., in partnership with the Petco Foundation. One hundred percent of the $9.95 donation will fund greyhound adoptions and care. For more information, contact Nittany Greyhounds at (814) 933-6981 or visit www.nittanygreys.org.

The Shoe Tree

The Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank’s “Shoe Tree” is up for the holiday season, inside the main church door at Covenant United Methodist, at 44 W. Main St. Please consider donating a new pair of kids’ shoes or boots at the tree. Socks and books for kids are also appreciated. The church office is open Mondays through Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.


Today's breaking news and more in your inbox

I'm interested in (please check all that apply)