Around the Town
and Happy Birthday to Janice Simcox!
to Amber Kinley, of Farrandsville and Courtney Bauman, of Howard who celebrate on Sept. 19.
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1859: The Sunbury and Erie Rail Road completed its tracks to Lock Haven. The first passenger train arrived in 1859. By 1895 over 6000 cars a week with four passenger trains daily passed through Clinton County. Over the years several US Presidents rode trains through Lock Haven: Ulysses S. Grant, funeral train of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt (who passed through at night and the train did not stop), William Howard Taft, Harry Truman and Jimmy Carter, who came as a missionary.
Holy Spirit Parish will host a blood drive on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 1-6 p.m. at the social hall, 7 E. Walnut St., Lock Haven. The drive is sponsored by the Catholic Daughters of America and appointments are strongly recommended. To schedule an appointment call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org and enter “Lock Haven.” Please remember to wear a mask and bring a photo ID.
A Career Fair will be held on Thursday, Sept. 30 from 1-5 p.m. It will be held at the Lock Haven Area YMCA located at 145 E. Water St., Lock Haven. The Career Fair is sponsored by Schlesinger Communications, Inc. and PA CareerLink® Clinton County. For more information please call the CareerLink office at 570-893-4022 x112.