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Around the town

GOOD DAY

to Maia Crowell of Lock Haven

Word of the Day

Aphelion — the point farthest from the sun in the path of an orbiting celestial body (such as a planet).

Quote of the Day

“Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.”

— Daniel J. Boorstin

Talking about

volcanoes

Q. Which volcano began in a farmer’s cornfield in Mexico in 1943?

A. Paricutin grew out of a cornfield beginning in February 1943. It remained active until February 1952, growing to over 1,300 feet in height.

Q. Which volcano’s eruption in 1995 destroyed the capital city of Plymouth on the island of Montserrat?

A. Soufriere Hills. The eruption began on 18 July 1995.

Q. Which is the tallest volcano, active or dormant, on Earth?

A. Mauna Kea, in Hawaii, rises more than 33,000 feet from its base to its summit, which makes it taller than Mount Everest. About 20,000 of those feet are below sea level.

Q. In which US state is Mount St. Helens located?

A. Washington. On 18 May 1980, a massive eruption removed more than 1,300 feet from the summit, flattened 240 square miles of forest, and killed 57 people.

No Covenant

Cafe today

Covenant Cafe, an Early Stage Alzheimer’s Activity Group, has been canceled for today and July 21. For more information call Fran Decker, Group Coordinator at 570-748-4302.

Swimming holes

If you remember a favorite swimming hole where you cooled off back in the day, you might want to see if it’s still there this week. Unless of course you are fortunate to have a swimming pool at your home. If you do, it looks like it’s gonna be a good summer to have one, as summer has started off hot and humid.

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