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and Happy Birthday to Donald Weaver!

Quote of the Day

“We should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes.”

— John F. Kennedy

Word of the Day

Calcar — A spur or spurlike projection, such as one found on the base of a petal or on the wing or leg of a bird.

Another opening

A men’s clothing store, the first in Lock Haven for many years, is expected to hold a soft opening today with a grand opening anticipated sometime next week. Alaceus will offer a variety of street wear including hats, sunglasses, hoodies, crewnecks, T-shirts, jeans, shoes and some dresswear with multiple name brands available. So if you’re looking for some new casual wear, be sure to check them out. Alaceus is the fifth store to open up in downtown Lock Haven as the business continues to boom in the area.

Just one more day

We’re nearly there. Just one more day until the weekend. For those who are lucky enough to have these days to recharge and rewind after a long week make sure you enjoy it. Head outside and take in the great outdoors at a local trail or, if you’d prefer, stay in and read a good book or watch a movie with your family. Whatever you do, hopefully you return to work or school Monday refreshed and ready for the week. Remember, just one more day until then!


— The origins of ice cream can be traced back to at least the 4th century B.C. Early references include the Roman emperor Nero (A.D. 37-68) who ordered ice to be brought from the mountains and combined with fruit toppings, and King Tang (A.D. 618-97) of Shang, China who had a method of creating ice and milk concoctions.

— Koalas typically inhabit open eucalypt woodlands, and the leaves of these trees make up most of their diet. Because this eucalypt diet has limited nutritional and caloric content, koalas are largely sedentary and sleep for up to 20 hours a day.


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