Around the Town


and Happy 49th Anniversary to Terry and Carmen Banfill.

Happy Birthday

to Barry Barner and Aden Forshey.

Word of the Day

Goldendoodle — a hybrid dog breed resulting from mixing the Poodle with the Golden Retriever.

Quote of the Day

“Go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.”

— Jimmy Carter

‘Back to School’ giveaway

FaithCentre, 110 W. High St., Bellefonte, is planning their Annual “Back to School” giveaway, starting, Monday, Aug. 17. Students from ages 5-18 will receive three outfits and a new pair of sneakers. Parents/students must sign up for an apppointment to receive the items at the FaithCente Thrift Store. In addition, adults must accompany their children during their appointment. Appointments will be Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Their goal is to provide school outfits to as many children as possible.

LH Shoe Bank reopening

The Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank will re-open on Saturday, Aug. 15 and if needed on Saturday, Aug. 22. Eligible kids and teens through age 17 can get a free pair of new shoes — by appointment only. New procedures are in place to protect families, and masks are required. To schedule an appointment, call Diahann G. Claghorn at 814-571-5324 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Popcorn is a healthy snack

If spending more time at home than usual has you reaching for snacks more often, keep some quick flavorful options on hand to help fuel you and your family throughout the day. Pop up some popcorn. With no artificial additives or preservatives, airy popcorn is naturally low in fat and calories, non GMO and gluten free. Sprinkle with some of your favorite seasonings and satisfy your taste buds one handful at a time.

Was that fall I felt?

When I awoke Thursday morning, there was a refreshing, exilerating calmness in the air. It reminded me of fall. Of course, I know there’s some more hot, humid summer yet to comes, but as we all know, the seasons come and go and we have to enjoy each one of them while they last.


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