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Around the Town

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to John Wetzler of Bellefonte!

Quote of the Day

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.”

— Mother Teresa

100 Facts for 100 Days

In 1852, the Lock Haven Bridge Company completed the wooden covered bridge across the Susquehanna. It burned in 1919.

Soup off

The Salvation Army will be holding its annual “Mini Soup Off” at 11:30 a.m., on Friday, Oct. 15 at 119 E. Church St., Lock Haven. Whether you’re an amateur or professional cook, anyone is welcome to register to take part in the event. Those who participate will enter their soup during The Salvation Army’s More than Bread program and their lunch crew will vote on the best soup. The winner will compete in the organization’s annual Soup Off Fundraiser held on Nov. 6 at Haywood’s on the Green against local restaurants.

For more information or to register, call Tabitha at (570) 748-2951.

Underground Railroad

The Bellefonte Art Museum of Centre County will present “Underground Railroad: A Journey to Freedom,” a permanent exhibit to commemorate the role of our region in the operations of the Underground Railroad.

Although several area locations were used by enslaved people seeking freedom, there is no place in the Bellefonte Borough where a visitor might learn about that tragic time in our history. The exhibit contains information about the operations of the Underground Railroad, art work depicting the courage and suffering of the enslaved African Americans and stories about the local citizens who helped and supported them. The museum will be open from noon until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 17.

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