Around the Town


to all the firefighters and others who responded to the fire at UMPC Lock Haven Hospital last week. They literally put their lives in jeopardy as they entered the area filled with toxic fumes to move patients to safety and quell the fire. Now that’s what you call bravery and community service at its utmost.

Word of the Day

Brackish — Somewhat salty.

Quote of the Day

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”

— Andre Gide

Fall is in the air

Football has begun. The nights are turning cooler and it’s getting dark earlier. Soon the leaves on trees will begin to change colors. That means that fall or autumn is coming soon. And for some local residents, it’s a godsend, as they will be happy that the hot, sticky, humid days of this summer are nearing an end.

PARSE meeting Thursday

The Centre County Chapter of the PA Association of Retired State Employees (PARSE) will meet at Hoss’s Steak and Sea Restaurant in State College on Thursday, Sept. 17, beginning at 11:45 a.m. Hoss’s is located at 1450 N. Atherton Street. Members and guests are on their own for lunch. The featured speaker is Lori Fisher, Gallery Manager of the Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County.

Golf Tournament

Don’t put your golf clubs away just yet! The Leadership Clinton County Alumni Association will hold its 7th Annual Golf Tournament — a fundraiser for the Leadership program — on Oct. 9. The tournament will be held at Clinton Country Club and is open to Partnership members as well as non-members. The $90 per person entry fee includes 18 holes of golf, greens fee, golf cart, snacks, beverages, a hot breakfast and door prizes. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by an 11 a.m. shotgun start.

Calendar of events

The Partnership’s Visitors Bureau is gathering information on events and activities to be held in Clinton County in 2021. The information is used in our events booklet, in our online website Calendar of Events, in our weekly “What’s Happening in Clinton County” email, and more. If your business or organization is hosting an event/activity, please complete and return the attached 2021 Events Form. This is a great, no-cost way to promote your event!


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