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Around the Town

GOOD DAY

to all New York Joe, a resident of Susque-View Home.

Quote of the Day

“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.”

— Henry David Thoreau

Word of the Day

Rectitudinous — Characterized by the quality of being honest and morally correct.

Easter Sunday Church Services

New Hope Fellowship Church, Route 64, Lamar, will hold a special drive-in service at 10 a.m. on Easter Sunday in the church parking lot. Those participating will listen to the message on their car radios.

Be aware of scams

PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro is urging people to be on the alert for scams, including those aimed at people signing up for unemployment compensation. Shapiro says fake unemployment-filing websites attempt to steal personal information or get data to sell. He urges residents to stay away from websites purporting to help people file unemployment claims.

What’s it all about

Easter, also called Pascha or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day after his burial following his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary c. 30 AD.

Keep it up!

We saw many people out getting some fresh air on Sunday and they they were using social distancing. Many of those shopping in grocery stores were wearing masks. And the streets are noticeably absent of motorists, meaning people are staying home. We’re glad to see that local residents love life, love their families, friends and neighbors, and are doing everything they can to knock out COVID-19.

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