Around the Town
and Happy Anniversary to Tom and Deb Jones
Word of the Day
Fortuitous — Happening by accident or chance.
Quote of the Day
“Pride falls like a storm while humility rises like sunshine.”
— Jody Stevenson
Did you know?
Each time you see a full moon you always see the same side.
COVID DEATH TOLL
— Three days before Memorial Day, our COVID-19 death toll surpassed the number of U.S. service members who perished in the Korean or Vietnam Wars.
–U.S. deaths among service members in Vietnam are usually reported as 58,220. The Pentagon tally for Korea is 36, 913. Added together, the two wars took 95,113 lives.
–The Covid death toll has just surpassed the number of U.S. deaths during the first nine years of the AIDS epidemic. In fewer than 3 months, the total exceeds the 90,268 AIDS deaths recorded in the U.S. from 1981 through 1989.
–Covid deaths during the first 19 days of May exceeded the 28,054 AIDS deaths which occurred during all of 1989 (the 9th year of the epidemic)
Nashville recording artist and Lock Haven native Shawn Lacy just dropped a new video on YouTube, “Lost and Lonely.” Check it out to ease the stress of living in the year 2020.
Avis Carnival canceled
The Avis Memorial Day Carnival scheduled for May 26 through 30 at the Avis Fire Company is canceled. The company’s food sale will still be held outside the fire hall on May 29 and 30.
The City of Lock Haven is encouraging city residents to take a 14 question survey. The data collected will be used to determine what projects should be included in the 2020 Comprehensive Plan update. The survey can be found at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Lock-Haven-Survey