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Around the Town

GOOD DAY

to Tom Bossert. If you see Tom this weekend, make sure to wish him a happy birthday. He’ll turn 80 years old tomorrow. Currently mayor of Mill Hall, he’s a former teacher, farmer, district magistrate, and county commissioner, and who knows what else he does. One thing’s for sure… he’s a busy guy who enjoys people and being involved in his community.

Happy Birthday

to Lana Bryerton.

Word of the Day

Eolian — Borne, deposited, produced, or eroded by the wind.

Quote of the Day

“The very essence of instinct is that it’s followed independently of reason.”

— Charles Darwin

Small business grant

Small businesses have until Tuesday, July 14, to apply for first-round funding consideration for the COVID-19 Small Business Assistance grant program. Applications must go through a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), two of which are accepting applications from businesses in Clinton and surrounding counties. Applications can be made through The Progress Fund at www.progressfund.org, or the Reinvestment Fund at www.reinvestment.com.

2020 Senior Ball

Today is the deadline for members of the Class of 2020 Senior Ball which will be held Satruday, July 25, from 7 to 10 p.m. The event, named “The Great Gatsby” is open to all 2020 seniors from Bucktail, Central Mountain and Sugar Valley Rural Charter schools. Doors open at 6 p.m. for photos. Sponsored by the Clinton County Fair Association.

Yard sale today

A yard sale is scheduled today from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Tylersville. There will also be soup, hot dogs and baked goods available for sale.

Help a local

business

With the “green phase” of Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening plan having reached Clinton County many local businesses have finally reopened their doors and expanded services. Be sure to shop locally and eat-in (where able) or take-out from your favorite restaurants. Lock Haven and the surrounding areas have wonderful small businesses that rely on the community’s support to keep going. During these tough times they need you now more than ever. So be sure to shop local as often as you can… and wear a mask.

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