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to Dave Mann of Pleasant Gap!

Quote of the Day

“Dad gave me two pieces of advice. One was, ‘No matter how good you think you are, there are people better than you.’ But he was an optimist too; his other advice: ‘Never worry about rejection. Every day is a new beginning.'”

— Late actor John Ritter

100 Facts for 100 Days

In 1847, during the infamous “pumpkin flood,” the river rose to 24.4 feet above the zero gauge mark. Pumpkins floated from the fields.

Friday in the ‘Fonte

Another “Friday in the ‘Fonte” will take place in downtown Bellefonte on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. It will feature outdoor dining and live music at the Centre County courthouse featuring Anchor & Arrow duo. Those coming into town are encouraged to grab takeout from your favorite downtown restaurant and listen to the free live music. Event begins at 5:30 p.m.

On the Field

The Centre County Youth Service Bureau’s annual clay shooting competition, On the Field, will be held on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021. The day begins with the always popular practice session, followed by a hearty lunch, and then the 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. The tournament will be held at Shenecoy Sportsmen in Huntingdon. The evening concludes with hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction showcase, followed by awards and the banquet. Pewter awards are the favorite among shooters and presented to team champion, lady champion, and individuals. Banquet tickets and other sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information or to take part, call (814) 237-5731 or email lvolpe@ccysb.com.

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