Around the Town


Happy 55th Anniversary to Ralph “Skip” and Donna Ferrara, of Avis

Happy Birthday

to Ruth Lannan and Judy McMann

Word of the Day

Boom town — A town showing a very sudden growth and prosperity, as through the discovery of local minral resources

Quote of the Day

“You only live once — but if you work it right, once is enough.”

— Joe E. Lewis

Winter Accessory Drive

The community service office at LHU will host a hat, glove and scarf drive for the homeless during the men’s and women’s basketball games beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22, in the Thomas Field House. New and gently used hats, gloves and scarves will be accepted. Donationswill benefit the Clinton County Housing Authority, Life Center and Merit House. Can’t make the game, call Chrissy Wise at 570-484-2499 or email cwise@lockhaven.edu.

Birdwatching Field Trip

Lycoming Audubon will be holding a field trip to Cogan House Twp., looking for winter birds, such as pine siskins and horned larks, on Saturday, Jan. 25, at 8:30 a.m., weather permitting. Check facebook.com/groups/lycomingaudubon for updates. Participants will meet in the parking lot of Fry Brothers Turkey Ranch, six miles north of Trout Run, off Steam Valley exit of Route 15.

Contra Dance

The Central Pennsylvania Country Dance Association will hold a Contra Dance on Friday, Jan. 17 from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the State College Friends School, 1900 University Drive. Bruce youngw ill call the dances to music by Strath Hanna. All dances are taught and easy to learn. No partner is needed. The steps are similar to square dancing. New and experienced dancers are welcome. First time dancers recieve a coupon for a free dance. For more information call 814-880-0338 or visit cpcda.org.