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Around the Town

Good day

To Gary and Shirley Rupert of Howard, wed 50 years today.

Word of the day

Machinate (MAK-uh-neyt) – To contrive or plot, especially artfully or with evil purpose.

Quote of the day

“The years teach much which the days never know.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

The axe factory

Lee Iron, an Express reader, said he has a small axe that his great-grandfather Ira made for his grandfather Pete from the axe factory that was featured in Tuesday’s edition of The Express, in the “Old Photo Album.” Lee remembers his family’s axe from when he was about 10 years old, around 1934.

History Camp

The Clinton County Historical Society has extended the deadline for enrolling in this year’s History Camp to Thursday, June 5. The camp runs June 23 to 27, from 9 a.m. to noon. It features presentations, hands-on activities and a bus trip to Sugar Valley. The cost is $60, with $30 payable at enrollment. For further information, call 570-748-7254.

Save the date

Tickets are now on sale for an SPCA Benefit Music Fest planned for Saturday, June 28 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. Hybrid Ice will play, as will John Cafferty with Michael Antunes who wrote and sang music from “Eddie and the Cruisers.” Bring donations of pet supplies for the local shelter, if you wish.

Photos of vets

Copies have arrived of the veterans photo taken in front of the courthouse to help commemorate Clinton County’s 175th anniversary. Anyone who ordered copies of the photo can stop by the Clinton County Veterans Affairs office, 311 Frederick St., Flemington (in the former school), open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Anniversary

Dan and Sherri Dugan.

Pa. Lottery

THURSDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 9-5-7

Big 4: 6-9-8-9

Quinto: 6-9-4-4-2

Treasure Hunt:

03-04-22-25-29

$25,000 estimated jackpot

Evening

Daily Number: 1-8-6

Big 4: 5-8-3-8

Quinto: 0-5-6-3-8

Cash 5:

01-10-30-32-33

$600,000 estimated jackpot

Match 6:

05-20-34-38-43-48

$1 million estimated jackpot

Powerball estimated jackpot: $173 million

Mega Millions estimated jackpot:?$26 million

Around the Town

Good day

Tyler McCloskey of Beech Creek, turning 16 today.

Word of the day

Spiteful – Showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt.

Quote of the day

Life may be a vale of tears, all right, but there are some folks who enjoy weeping.”

– Lucy Maud Montgomery

Happy 100th

The Pleasant Gap Fire Company Centennial Celebration and Community Day is scheduled for Sunday, June 8 from noon to 4 p.m. at the carnival grounds, 475 Robinson Lane.

Into the pool!

The Community Pool at Mill Hall is slated to open Saturday, June 14, depending on how much bad weather affects the pre-season preparations. A Dash and Dip 5K fundraiser for the pool will be held that day starting at 9 a.m., with registration starting at 7:30 a.m. The run is sponsored by the Friends of the Pool, and will end with a swim. The registration form is on the Facebook page: Community Pool of Mill Hall.

Photos of vets

Copies have arrived of the veterans photo taken in front of the courthouse to help commemorate Clinton County’s 175th anniversary. Anyone who ordered copies of the photo can stop by the Clinton County Veterans Affairs office, 311 Frederick St., Flemington (in the former school), open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Strike out cancer

Mill Hall Little League will host Cora’s Crew Relay for Life Team during its Minor B Tournament this Saturday and Sunday at the Mill Hall fields. Cora’s Crew will have T-shirts, basket raffles and other fun activities to help fight childhood cancer.

Happy birthday

Kim Holzer of Port Carbon … Cheryl Hutton … Wendy Allen of Lock Haven.

Around the Town

Good day

All those who work without benefit of air-conditioning.

Word of the day

Pilothouse – An enclosed compartment from which a vessel can be navigated.

Quote of the day

“What men and women need is encouragement … Instead of always harping on a man’s faults, tell him of his virtues … The influence of a beautiful, helpful, hopeful character is contagious, and may revolutionize a whole town.”

– Eleanor H. Porter

Photos of vets

Copies have arrived of the veterans photo taken in front of the courthouse to help commemorate Clinton County’s 175th anniversary. Anyone who ordered copies of the photo can stop by the Clinton County Veterans Affairs office, 311 Frederick St., Flemington (in the former school), open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Sale in JS

Trinity United Methodist Church in Jersey Shore plans an indoor sale to benefit missions. The sale is slated for Friday and Saturday, June 6 and 7.

Can you help?

Ross Library is planning events for a Civil War week, set for June 9 to 14. Anyone with photos or artifacts from the War Between the States is encouraged to lend them for a display that week. For information, contact Lou Bernard at 570-748-3321 or ross13@rosslibrary.org.

Strawberry time

A Strawberry Social with a Chinese auction is offered Saturday, June 7 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Marion Grange in Jacksonville, with ice cream, cake, strawberry sundaes, strawberry shortcake, hot dogs (Texas hot sauce optional).

Snap answer

Yesterday’s Quick Quiz asked: “How did the box turtle get its name?” The answer is… it can close up its shell so it is tightly closed, like a box.

Pa. Lottery

TUESDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 9-6-3

Big 4: 3-7-8-3

Quinto: 1-9-3-2-8

Treasure Hunt:

03-10-16-22-26

$10,000 estimated jackpot

Evening

Daily Number: 9-4-3

Big 4: 9-2-3-5

Quinto: 1-9-4-0-9

Cash 5:

03-18-33-36-37

$ 450,000 estimated jackpot

Powerball estimated jackpot: $152,000,000 million

Mega Millions estimated jackpot:?$20,000,000 million

Around the Town

Good day

Kim Welch of Mill Hall and her grandson Gannon Vonada of Lamar on their shared birthday.

Word of the day

Keepsake – Something of sentimental value.

Quote of the day

“Kindred spirits alone do not change with changing years.”

– Lucy Maud Montgomery

Homemade ice cream

Phelps Chapel United Methodist Church off the Pine Creek exit of Route 220 plans an ice cream festival Saturday starting at 11 a.m., with homemade ice cream, hamburg barbecue, hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad, pies and cake.

Get your shots

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is offering needed vaccinations to everyone who has no insurance or whose insurance doesn’t cover them. They may receive vaccinations at low or no cost. The maximum cost is $5, payable by check or money order. A clinic has been set for Thursday, June 5 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lock Haven City Hall, 20 E. Church St.

Fresh Air kids

The local volunteers for the Fresh Air fund are recruiting host families for a city child to be able to experience life in our area for one to two weeks this summer. If you can open your heart to a child and have an extra bed, please consider doing so. The program provides kids a chance to do things they can’t do in New York City – things as simple as swimming in a creek, catching fireflies, roasting marshmallows over a campfire. For more information, call Pam Hubbard at 570-660-2189 or Paula Grenninger at 570-660-9635.

Smile!

One of the perks of growing older is that you can sing all the words to elevator music.

Quick Quiz

How did the box turtle get its name? The answer will appear in a future “Around the Town” column.

Happy birthday

Darlene Marie Wallen of Jersey Shore, 73.

Pa. Lottery

MONDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 7-3-1

Big 4: 1-4-4-2

Quinto: 8-9-5-0-0

Treasure Hunt:

02-08-13-23-30

Evening

Daily Number: 8-3-5

Big 4: 0-1-3-3

Quinto: 5-3-6-1-3

Cash 5:

16-33-34-36-41

$325,000 estimated jackpot

Match 6:

05-09-25-32-40-45

$1,000,000 estimated jackpot

Around the Town

West Branch Soccer Camp

The West Branch Soccer Club will be holding the 33rd annual West Branch Soccer Camp from August 4 to 8 this summer. The camp will run daily Monday through Friday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. each day. The fee for the camp has been reduced from last year. The $70 tuition will get your son or daughter five days of soccer. Fun and soccer skill instruction are the primary goals of the camp. The camp is for boys and girls ages 5 to 14 or kindergarten to eighth grade. Camp brochures can be picked up at The Express office and other places in downtown Lock Haven, including Addies, the Texas Restaurant and Subway. Brochures can also be downloaded at the WBSC website at: www.westbranchsoccer.org.

The camp director is former Central Mountain boys’ soccer coach, Abe Stauffer. Coaches for the camp will be coaches from the boys’ Central Mountain staff, former varsity players and LHU players. If you have any questions, call coach Stauffer at 570-748-9285 or email him at abestauffer@MSN.com.

Sugar Valley AYSO

The Sugar Valley AYSO fall soccer registration will take place on June 8 from 3-5 p.m. at the Booneville Ball Field. Questions, call Rachel Homan at 570-263-0761.

Central Mountain fall atheltic meetings and physicals

Central Mountain Fall sports parent and athlete meetings will be held on the following dates:

May 28 – Football, 7 p.m. at CMHS Cafeteria

May 28 – Girls’ Tennis, 6:30 p.m. at CMHS Tennis Courts

May 28 – Cross Country, 6:30 p.m. at CMHS Library

May 29 – Boys’ Soccer , 6:30 p.m. at CMHS Library

June 3 – Girls’ Soccer, 7 p.m. at CMHS Library

– All registration paperwork will be given out and collected at these meetings

Make sure to bring a copy of the medical insurance card and a registration fee of $50 (checks made payable to “KCSD Athletics”).

Next, sports physicals will be held on July 10 at the Central Mountain Middle School’s nurse’s office. Here are the times for the grade levels:

7th-8th grade, 8 to 9 a.m.

9th-10th, 9 to 9:45 a.m.

11th-12th, 9:45 to 10:30 a.m.

Mandatory volleyball sign up and parents meeting

There will be a mandatory parents meeting for all girls going into grades 9-12 wishing to sign up for volleyball for the 2014-2015 school year. The meeting will be held Tuesday, May 20 7:30 p.m. at the CMHS Library. All sign-up paper work will be completed at the meeting. Other important information regarding the upcoming season will also be discussed. Please plan on attending. If there are any questions, please contact Megan Coleman at 570-295-3208.

Central Mountain Basketball Skills Camp

Central Mountain Basketball will hold a skills and games clinic this summer. Information is as follows:

Date: June 30 to July 2

Time: 9 a.m. to Noon.

Location: Central Mountain Middle School Gym.

Who: Boys entering grades 3-7.

Cost: $45 if received by June 15, $55 thereafter. Checks payable to Wildcat Boys Basketball Boosters.

For a registration form go to www.leaguelineup.com/centralmountainbasketball.

For Questions, call 570-748-5054.

CM Girls’ Basketball Camp

Central Mountain Girls’ Basketball is offering a basketball skills camp for girls going into grades 4-8. It will be held June 16 to 19. Please contact Coach Lindsey Rogers at lrogers@kcsd.us for more information.

Around the Town

Good day

To Tommy Muthler of Jersey Shore on his 7th birthday.

Word of the day

Noncompliance (non-cum-PLY-ens)- The failure to obey.

Quote of the day

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.”

– Desmond Tutu

Veterans

Anybody who is a Flemington veteran of any of the past wars or peacetime eras is asked to email Ed Higgins at eboxer48@yahoo.com (570-660-7431 by phone). The names will be read at Grove Park during the old-fashioned community social on Sunday, May 25. Deceased veterans, from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War and forward, also will be recognized. The social is set for 2 to 5 p.m. Bring your own picnic to enjoy.

‘Pin it’

A free Pinterest class is offered at Ross Library at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 4. Come learn about Pinning on the Internet, how to create collections and boards, and how to Pin your favorite things. Bring a laptop or use one provided by the library. Call the library for more information at 570-748-3321.

Coupons

Bountiful Blessings, a ministry that gives free hygiene and cleaning supplies to local families in need, can use your unwanted coupons. You can donate coupons for toilet paper, paper towels, deodorant, disposable razors, shampoo and-or conditioner at United Evangelical Lutheran Church, First and West Church streets, Lock Haven (behind Kentucky Fried Chicken) or with volunteer Wendy Seyler. Bountiful Blessings is open from 9 to 11 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month and from 6 to 8 p.m. the third Wednesday.

Happy birthday

Reed Willar … Dorothy S. Wolfe of Lock Haven, 90.

Pa. Lottery

THURSDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 5-9-9

Big 4: 9-1-2-1

Quinto: 7-4-0-4-4

Treasure Hunt:

03-05-18-24-27

$25,000 estimated jackpot

Evening

Daily Number: 9-1-5

Big 4: 6-3-0-0

Quinto: 2-4-0-7-6

Cash 5:

03-08-30-32-40

$125,000 estimated jackpot

Match 6:

27-38-39-40-44-47

$850,000 estimated jackpot

Powerball estimated jackpot: $132 million

Mega Millions estimated jackpot:?$15 million

Around the Town

Good day

To Chris LaRose of Swissdale on his 25th birthday.

Word of the day

Allocable (AL-o-ka-bul)- Capable of being distributed.

‘First flag’

The “first Memorial Day flag,” a U.S. flag made by Boalsburg resident Elizabeth Meyers in 1863 for the coffin of her son, Amos, who was killed at Gettysburg, will be on display at the Pennsylvania Military Museum this weekend, in remembrance of the 150th anniversary of “Decoration Day,” now known as Memorial Day. It is claimed that the holiday started when Ms. Meyers along with two other residents, Sophie Keller and Emma Hunter, decorated the graves of all war dead in the Boalsburg cemetery. The museum is at 51 Boal Ave., Boalsburg, and is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information, call 814-466-6263.

Bellefonte pickups

Bellefonte Borough offices will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. Customers whose garbage and recycling would be have picked up on that date will have their garbage and recycling picked up on Wednesday, May 28 instead.

First Ward Picnic

Sunday, June 1 is the date of this year’s annual First Ward Picnic, to be held at the Castanea Fire Co. Picnic Grounds. The fun starts at 1 p.m. and lunch is at 2 p.m. Bring a covered dish to share; hot dogs and drink will be provided. Questions may be directed to Ginny (Fox) Reeder at 570-748-6106, Linda (Ardner) Grand at 570-962-6413, or Dave Bardo at 570-367-0047.

Art trip

The Clinton County Arts Council is planning a trip to the Barnes Collection in Philadelphia on June 28. The cost of $70 for members and $85 for non-members includes bus fare and Barnes admission. Those interested should email Karen Elias at ccac123@verizon.net, subject line: Barnes.

Happy birthday

June Marie (Barner) Sample of Lock Haven, 59 … Karen L. Probst of Lock Haven.

Anniversary

Alan and Casie Ramey.

Pa. Lottery

WEDNESDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 1-7-5

Big 4: 3-3-0-0

Quinto: 1-3-8-8-1

Treasure Hunt:

02-05-22-24-28

$10,000 estimated jackpot

Evening

Daily Number: 4-2-8

Big 4: 9-3-6-6

Quinto: 8-6-5-2-1

Cash 5:

26-29-31-39-42

$225,000 estimated jackpot

Powerball estimated jackpot: $114 million

Mega Millions estimated jackpot:?$15 million

Around the Town

Good day

To Heather Burfield of Orviston on her birthday.

Back in time

Two area state parks offer the program “CCC Reflections” on Friday. It’s a chance to step back in time and see what life was like for a young man in the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, to learn about the Great Depression and to see some of the CCC work that was done at each park. The program will be given at 4 p.m. at Kettle Creek State Park’s nature center and at 8 p.m. at Ole Bull State Park’s amphitheater.

‘Ask a Master’

Clinton County Master Gardeners will hold an “Ask a Master Gardener” plant clinic from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at East End Greenhouse. Bring your gardening questions and problems for a Master Gardener to resolve.

Ham pot pie

The annual ham pot pie dinner by the Mt. Bethel/Salona United Churches of Christ will be held Wednesday, June 4, at the Porter Township Community Building (the former elementary school) on Spring Run Road, Lamar. The dinner, including warm lettuce, roll and pie, will be available from 10 a.m. to 1 pm. or until sold out. Take-outs by the quart are also available. The dinner is for the benefit of the church’s Hunger/Mission Fund.

Camp Cadet

Clinton County Police Camp Cadet has extended registration for the boys camp.The girls camp is full. Anybody between the ages of 11 to 14 who resides or goes to school in Clinton County can apply. This is an overnight camp at the Lock Haven University Sieg Conference Center in Porter Township. The boys camp starts Monday, June 23 and ends Saturday, June 28. Applications may be picked up at the Lock Haven Police Department or at school. For further information call 570-748-8794.

Happy birthday

Gary Barner … Helen Louise Irwin, Crestmont Drive, Lock Haven, 84.

Anniversary

Rick and Kathy Huyck of Rote.

Pa. Lottery

MONDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 3-2-1

Big 4: 3-5-1-4

Quinto: 1-3-7-2-5

Treasure Hunt:

05-13-14-23-29

Evening

Daily Number: 1-4-7

Big 4: 2-1-0-7

Quinto: 7-3-2-5-3

Cash 5:

03-09-17-42-43

$800,000 estimated jackpot

Match 6:

03-08-15-29-30-32

$800,000 estimated jackpot

Powerball estimated jackpot: $114 million

Mega Millions estimated jackpot:?$149 million

Around the Town

Good day

Dalila Renee Gentile of Spring Hill, Fla., turning 4 today.

Word of the day

Infirmity (in-FUR-mi-tee) – The state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age).

Quote of the day

“When Pack meets with Pack in the Jungle, and neither will go from the trail,

Lie down till the leaders have spoken – it may be fair words shall prevail.”

– Rudyard Kipling

Good eats

Tomorrow is Election Day, and voters know where to look for good home-cooked food and baked goods after they cast their ballots. First United Methodist Church, 236 S Main St., Jersey Shore, announces a baked steak supper tomorrow from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. with tickets sold at the door and take-out meals also available.

Castanea yard sale

The Castanea Community Yard Sale Day is Saturday, June 7 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will include the annual indoor yard sale, food and bake sale in Castanea United Methodist Church’s basement.

Love a parade?

The Friends of the Clinton County SPCA plan to march in the Memorial Day Parade at Beech Creek next Monday and are asking all owners of SPCA “alumni” to bring their pets and join in. The parade forms at 9 a.m. and steps off at 10 a.m. from in and around the Bitner-Bechdel American Legion parking lot on Wynn Avenue.

Anniversary

Kyle and Jenn Walters

Pa. Lottery

SUNDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 4-0-8

Big 4: 0-1-6-7

Quinto: 2-0-4-3-6

Treasure Hunt:

2-3-4-7-8

Estimated jackpot: $10,000

Evening

Daily Number: 1-0-3

Big 4: 7-4-2-8

Quinto: 8-4-9-5-7

Cash 5:

10-21-33-36-40

Estimated jackpot: $600,000

Mega Millions $149 estimated jackpot: million

SATURDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 4-8-5

Big 4: 2-9-0-4

Quinto: 5-1-9-8-8

Treasure Hunt: 3-8-17-24-29

Evening

Daily Number: 6-7-7

Big 4: 5-4-2-3

Quinto: 2-8-6-7-8

Cash 5: 5-15-16-21-35

Powerball:

23-32-39-47-49

Powerball No. 22:

Power Play: 3

Estimated jackpot: $114 million (Sunday).

Around the Town

Good day

To Jack and Beverly Gardner of Howard Divide Road, Howard, observing their 57th wedding anniversary on Sunday.

Word of the day

Inebriate (in-EE-bree-ayt) – Make drunk; intoxicate; exhilarate or stupefy as if with alcohol.

Quote of the day

“Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.”

– Arthur Conan Doyle

Flemington 150th

Helping hands are needed for the Old Home Week Festival and Parade in Flemington which is celebrating its 150th anniversary. The festival will be held May 28 to 31 with the parade on May 31. A planning meeting is set for Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Borough Hall, and everyone is encouraged to volunteer.

Vendors wanted

Vendors may sign up for the Friends of the Ross Library craft show to be held Saturday, June 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., under roof on the library’s patio. Electricity is available. Lunch also will be available at the craft show, which is being held the same day as the Best of Clinton County Celebration downtown. For vendor fees and other information, contact Holly Eisaman at 570-893-6590 or hollyeisaman @gmail.com.

Celebrate in style

The Memorial Day weekend lobster and shrimp sale is back, and orders are being taken through Tuesday. Contact Ed Watson at edwatson @kcnet.org, 570-971-7545 or 748-5123, or Civil Air Patrol Squadron 401 at lobsters@ williamsportcap.org or 570-368-1173 (leave a message). Payment also is due Tuesday. Pickup is Friday, May 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Piper Memorial Airport Hangar 1. Bring a cooler and ice. Cooking instructions will be provided.

Happy birthday

Tracy Conklin … Cooper Lamey (Sunday) … Tom Mincer, 60, of Lock Haven.

Anniversary

Curt and Karen Willar (Sunday).

Pa. Lottery

FRIDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 0-3-3

Big 4: 1-2-0-6

Quinto: 8-5-0-1-1

Treasure Hunt:

05-09-12-14-26

$40,000 estimated jackpot

Evening

Daily Number: 3-5-4

Big 4: 3-1-4-8

Quinto: 4-1-7-9-4

Cash 5:

06-14-17-20-31

$325,000 estimated jackpot

Powerball estimated jackpot: $100 million

Mega Millions estimated jackpot:?$136 million

Around the Town

Good day

To Val Bittner of Beech Creek, celebrating a birthday today.

Quote of the day

“While solitude with dreams is glorious, solitude without them has few charms.”

– Lucy Maud Montgomery

Fresh Air kids

The local volunteers for the Fresh Air fund are recruiting host families for a city child to be able to experience life in our area for one to two weeks this summer. If you can open your heart to a child and have an extra bed, please consider doing so. The program provides kids a chance to do things they can’t do in New York City – things as simple as swimming in a creek, catching fireflies, roasting marshmallows over a campfire. For more information, call Pam Hubbard at 570-660-2189 or Paula Grenninger at 570-660-9635.

First Ward Picnic

Sunday, June 1 is the date of this year’s annual First Ward Picnic, to be held at the Castanea Fire Co. Picnic Grounds. The fun starts at 1 p.m. and lunch is at 2 p.m. Bring a covered dish to share; hot dogs and drink will be provided. Questions may be directed to Ginny (Fox) Reeder at 570-748-6106, Linda (Ardner) Grand at 570-962-6413, or Dave Bardo at 570-367-0047.

Bake cakes

Cakes are needed for the cake wheel at the Old-Time Festival to celebrate Flemington’s 150th anniversary. The festival is slated for May 28 through 31 at the old carnival grounds. Cakes may be dropped off at 700 Bressler St. or at the festival any time that week. Questions may be directed to Sheila at 570-367-1708.

Save the date

The Clinton Central Model Railroad Club is moving at top speed down the tracks and has already set the date for its annual Fall Train Meet. It will ble held in Mill Hall Fire Hall on Sunday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Happy birthday

Mark Wyant.

Pa. Lottery

THURSDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 5-9-7

Big 4: 8-0-8-3

Quinto: 8-4-0-6-6

Treasure Hunt:

14-20-23-24-28

$25,000 estimated jackpot

Evening

Daily Number: 2-9-6

Big 4: 3-1-6-7

Quinto: 5-0-9-5-1

Cash 5:

07-22-26-31-38

$225,000 estimated jackpot

Match 6:

07-20-22-24-33-43

$650,000 estimated jackpot

Powerball estimated jackpot: $100 million

Mega Millions estimated jackpot:?$136 million

Around the Town

Good day

To Elijah Michael Gentile of Spring Hill, Fla., turning 2 today.

Quote of the day

“There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.”

– Arthur Conan Doyle

Special day

The second annual Janice Long Special Prom will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Central Mountain Middle School. For more information, call 570-962-2888.

Pet photos

Everyone may enter the Patriotic Pets photo contest to benefit the Clinton County SPCA. Pet photos will be displayed in Kmart starting June 1, where shoppers can cast money votes for their favorites. The top winners will receive a prize from the Friends of the SPCA. To enter, bring or mail a pet photo (no people, just pets) by May 22 to the shelter at 33 Mill Hill Road, Lock Haven, Pa. 17745. Photos must be 5×7 inches or smaller. Include your name, address and phone number.

Eagle Trek

The fifth annual Eagle Trek will take place Sunday at noon in Zindel Park, above McElhattan. All proceeds from the 12-mile and six-mile hikes this year will support The Life Center of Clinton County. Registration forms are available at Fitness Unlimited, 121 E. Main St., Lock Haven, and online at www.eagletrekpa.com.

In Sugar Valley

A community meeting to plan events in 2015 for Sugar Valley’s 175th anniversary will be held Thursday, May 15 at 6:30 p.m. in Loganton Borough Building. Everyone is encouraged to attend, including representatives from all Sugar Valley clubs, organizations and churches.

Hospital auxiliary

The monthly meeting of the Lock Haven Hospital Auxiliary will be held Monday at 1 p.m. in the hospital’s Senior Circle room.

Happy birthday

Katie Gundlach of Beech Creek … Tim Bittner of Beech Creek … Brian Ruhl.

Pa. Lottery

WEDNESDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 0-1-3

Big 4: 3-0-2-3

Quinto: 8-5-7-2-3

Treasure Hunt:

10-14-18-23-29

$10,000 estimated jackpot

Evening

Daily Number: 4-6-5

Big 4: 0-6-1-5

Quinto: 9-6-6-4-1

Cash 5:

06-07-15-37-39

$125,000 estimated jackpot

Powerball estimated jackpot: $90 million

Mega Millions estimated jackpot:?$136 million

Around the Town

Good day

To Chuck Ingram on his birthday.

Parade ahead

Anyone wishing to participate in the annual Beech Creek-Blanchard Memorial Day Parade is welcome to do so. Call Melvin Coakley at 570-660-6619 or 962-2265 to sign up for a spot in the march. The parade forms at 9 a.m. at the American Legion and marches at 10 a.m.

PARSE

The Mt. Nittany Chapter of Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees will hold its monthly meeting at 11:45 a.m. tomorrow at Hoss’s Steak and Seafood House, State College. Joe Murgo of WTAJ will be the guest speaker. The chapter is planning a trip to Rocky Mt. Casino on May 22 and their annual picnic June 12. Call 814-349-5475, 814-359-2442 or 814-466-8712 for more information.

Luncheon for all

A free Flemington Birthday luncheon is open to the public at noon Sunday inside Flemington United Methodist Church, High Street, to celebrate the community’s 150th.

Canal days

A faithful reader would like to read about the old canal that ran from Milesburg to Lock Haven. Anyone with information is asked to contact Express Managing Editor Lana Muthler at 570-748-6791 or lmuthler @lockhaven.com.

Fishing fun day

Families of kids age 6 and older are reminded to register for an afternoon of fishing instruction and fun this Saturday on Pine Creek. Families may choose either the fly fishing or the spin fishing program, both offered from noon to 5 p.m. starting at Slate Run Tackle Shop. Registration is needed by 4 p.m. Friday. Visit www.fish.state.pa.us and click on the event of your choice, then click on “register for program.” Partners include the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Bureau of Forestry, local Trout Unlimited chapters, and local volunteers.

Pa. Lottery

TUESDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 7-8-4

Big 4: 4-4-6-7

Quinto: 6-8-6-2-9

Treasure Hunt:

01-24-25-26-30

$40,000 estimated jackpot

Evening

Daily Number: 5-4-1

Big 4: 1-3-8-2

Quinto: 7-3-8-1-8

Cash 5:

07-11-21-26-31

$325,000 estimated jackpot

Powerball estimated jackpot: $90 million

Mega Millions estimated jackpot:?$121 million

Around the Town

Good day

To Don and Diane Fowler on their anniversary.

Quote of the day

“Man is a rope stretched between the animal and the Superman – a rope over an abyss… What is great in man is that he is a bridge and not a goal.”

– Friedrich Nietzsche

Senior projects

The Friends of the Clinton County SPCA welcome high school students who need a senior project. To find out what students can do to help the Friends, contact Denny Merrifield, Friends president, through the SPCA shelter, phone 570-748-4756.

Camp Cadet

Boys can still register for Clinton County Police Camp Cadet, an overnight camp held June 23 to 28 at Lock Haven University’s Sieg Conference Center in Porter Township. Registration for this camp has been extended, but the girls camp is already full. Boys ages 11 to 14 who reside or go to school in Clinton County may apply. Forms may be picked up at the Lock Haven Police Department or at school. For further information, call 570-748-8794.

Yard sale

The youth of Lock Haven First Church of Christ, East Water and Vesper streets, will sponsor a yard sale Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the church fellowship hall. Hot sausage and hot dogs will be available Saturday after 10 a.m.

Orchid show

The Central Pennsylvania Orchid Society announces its 49th annual orchid show in Snider Agricultural Arena at Penn State. The show will be open Saturday and Sunday with free admission.

Good to eat

The Salvation Army Girl Guards and Boys Adventure Corps will hold a spaghetti dinner Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the citadel, 119 E. Church St. Dinner includes spaghetti with meat sauce, bread and dessert. For more information, call the Salvation Army at 570-748-2951.

Around the Town

Good day

Terry and June Sample of Lock Haven, wed 13 years today.

Word of the day

Foment (FOWE-ment) – To promote the growth of; incite.

Quote of the day

“Assistance given to the weak makes the one who gives it strong.”

– Booker T. Washington

Love a parade?

The Friends of the Clinton County SPCA plan to march in the Memorial Day Parade at Beech Creek on Monday, May 26 and are asking all owners of SPCA “alumni” to bring their pets and join in. The parade steps off at 10 a.m. from in and around the Bitner-Bechdel American Legion parking lot on Wynn Avenue.

Flemington 150th

Helping hands are needed for the Old Home Week Festival and Parade in Flemington which is celebrating its 150th anniversary. The festival will be held May 28 to 31 with the parade on May 31. Planning meetings will be held this Wednesday and next Wednesday, May 14 and 21, at 6:30 p.m. at Borough Hall, and everyone is encouraged to volunteer.

Get your ticket

The Millbrook Playhouse summer season will be here before you know it. Get your season ticket card before Thursday and enjoy a bonus ticket to a season full of onstage music, comedy and fun!

Anniversary

Kim and Bob Holzer of Port Carbon.

The Last Word

Teenager – Some-one who is too young to do half the things he wants to do and too old to want to do the other half.

– Ambrose Bierce

Pa. Lottery

SUNDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 9-9-3

Big 4: 0-3-1-8

Quinto: 5-3-9-2-6

Treasure Hunt:

5-14-16-18-23

Estimated jackpot: $10,000

Evening

Daily Number: 0-1-5

Big 4: 3-4-2-3

Quinto: 9-7-0-3-7

Cash 5: 25-26-29-37-43

Mega Millions estimated jackpot: $121 million

SATURDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 6-7-6

Big 4: 8-7-3-8

Quinto: 3-8-4-0-9

Treasure Hunt:

1-2-11-13-18

Evening

Daily Number: 9-1-9

Big 4: 8-2-3-7

Quinto: 3-2-3-7-2

Cash 5: 9-13-29-38-41

Powerball: 4-31-41-47-55

Powerball No.: 1

Power Play: 2

Estimated jackpot: $90 million (Sunday).

Around the Town

CM Strike Out Cancer and Senior Night

Girls Softball: Tonight starting at 4:15 at the CMHS softball field will be Senior Night. Seniors will be announced at 4:15 p.m. (Strike out Cancer night will be on May 15th).

First annual CM Elementary wrestling golf tournament

Tournament will be held on May 24, 10 a.m. At 9 a.m. the registration table will open. Proceeds from the tournament will go toward the Central Mountain Elementary wrestling program. Sponsorships are available. For questions, please call Joe Serafini at 570-660-1502.

Gary Confer Golf Tournament

This year’s event will be held Saturday, June 21 at Belles Springs Golf Course, the beautiful 18-hole course located in Mill Hall, Pennsylvania.

Registration begins at 7:15 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8 a.m.

The cost for this event is $80 per golfer. This price includes 18 holes of golf, riding cart, commemorative gift, on-course refreshments and door prizes.

There will be an awards presentation directly after golf has concluded.

Try to pre-register by June 1. Make checks payable to BEA Varsity Club. Please note that we will only accept the first 36 foursomes. Foursomes that pre-register by June 1 will receive a $5.00 (pay $75 per golfer with discount) discount per golfer. Golf attire is required. No cutoffs or tank tops. No steel spikes are allowed on the course.

Around the Town

Good day

To Tim Hamberger on his birthday.

Quote of the day

“Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.”

– William Makepeace Thackeray

Plant fun

The Centre Furnace Mansion, 1001 E. College Ave., State College, is hosting its annual Plant Celebration today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Victorian plant of the year is Solomon’s Seal. Penn State Extension Master Gardeners will be on site to help identify plant samples, evaluate insect damage, or diagnose plant diseases. Shari Edelson, director of horticulture/ curator for the Arboretum at Penn State, will give the talk “Happenin’ Hydrangeas” at 1 p.m. Kids are invited to “Paint a Pot, Plant a Pot” with help from the Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania. The mansion and exhibit building will be open for free tours.

Sons’ spaghetti

A spaghetti and meatball dinner is offered at the Sons of Italy, 1 N. Henderson St., Lock Haven, Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m., with take-outs from 4 to 5 p.m., to benefit Clinton County Com-munity Connections. The nonprofit organization provides services to individuals with intellectual disabilities, and all proceeds will go to program outings, activities and educational materials.

Hearing aids

Collection boxes are still available for used hearing aids and donations of hearing aid batteries to help children in under-developed nations. Used hearing aids – in any condition – may be dropped off at The Express and at the store The Bus Stops Here, both on downtown Main Street. The Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven is sponsoring the collection.

Happy birthday

Crystal Myers … D.J. Stack of Laflin, formerly of Lock Haven (Sunday) … Jill Macklem (Sunday).

Snap Answer

Yesterday’s Quick Quiz asked: “What was Charles Arthur Floyd famous for?” The answer is… violent bank robberies in the Midwest. Pretty Boy Floyd was named Public Enemy No. 1 in 1934 (after John Dillinger died) and was gunned down by police later that year. He was also something of a folk hero and was said to be generous to the poor.

Pa. Lottery

FRIDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 7-0-5

Big 4: 0-1-4-9

Quinto: 7-9-0-8-2

Treasure Hunt:

02-04-11-15-19

$10,000 estimated jackpot

Evening

Daily Number: 0-0-4

Big 4: 2-4-9-4

Quinto: 5-9-2-5-3

Cash 5:

09-14-20-22-43

$125,000 estimated jackpot

Powerball estimated jackpot: $80 million

Mega Millions estimated jackpot:?$105 million

Around the Town

Good day

To Lori Jones on her birthday.

Quote of the day

“It were not best that we should all think alike; it is difference of opinion that makes horse races.”

– Mark Twain

New date

The spring dinner meeting of the Cosmopolitan Club has been changed to Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in the Dutch Haven solarium dining room. Kathy Glossner and Shalu Mishra are the hostesses for the meeting. Members will share their experiences from the past year and make suggestions for meetings in the 2014-15 year.

Get your ticket

The Millbrook Playhouse summer season will be here before you know it. Get your season ticket card before May 15 and enjoy a bonus ticket to a season full of onstage music, comedy and fun!

GOP meeting

The Clinton County Republican Party will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the county commissioners’ meeting room, third floor of the Garden Building, 232 E. Main St., Lock Haven.

In the valley

A community meeting to plan events in 2015 for Sugar Valley’s 175th anniversary will be held next Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in Loganton Borough Building. Everyone is encouraged to attend, including representatives from all Sugar Valley clubs, organizations and churches.

Easy Does It

Dealing with an addict in your life? Come and talk with others who are going through it too. The Easy Does It Al-Anon group meets every Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the small Sunday school room of Bald Eagle United Presbyterian Church, Mill Hall. (A.A. meets in the big room at the same time.) Drop-ins are welcome.

Quick Quiz

What was Charles Arthur Floyd famous for? The answer will appear in a future “Around the Town” column.

Pa. Lottery

THURSDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 4-3-9

Big 4: 3-2-2-7

Quinto: 5-6-0-9-1

Treasure Hunt:

03-07-09-21-26

$10,000 estimated jackpot

Evening

Daily Number: 3-3-8

Big 4: 8-6-5-6

Quinto: 2-8-4-0-4

Cash 5:

14-16-21-31-33

$125,000 estimated jackpot

Match 6:

03-12-33-35-38-48

$550,000 estimated jackpot

Powerball estimated jackpot: $80 million

Mega Millions estimated jackpot:?$105 million

Around the Town

Good day

To Ginny and Lew Jones of Lock Haven on their 60th wedding anniversary and on Ginny’s birthday/Happy birthday: Linda Brungard.

Word of the day

Lineal (li-NEE-al) – In a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child.

Quote of the day

“Clothes alter our very nature. A man could not help being fierce and daring with a plume in his bonnet, a dagger in his belt, and a lot of puffy white things all down his sleeves.”

– Jerome K. Jerome

Cub Scouting

This is Cub Scout sign-up night for parents of boys ages 7 to 10. Sign-up will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in LHU’s East Campus (the former LHHS junior high) at 399 W. Church St., Lock Haven. For more information, contact Steven Martinez at steven.martinez@scouting.org or 570-326-5121, ext. 102.

For the Longs

A benefit for the Monica Long family is planned Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. behind Mackeyville United Methodist Church at 23 Fairground Road. A bake sale, Chinese auction, vendors and hamburgers and hot dogs are planned. Saturday also is the Mackeyville Community Yard Sale, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

At your mailbox

Saturday is the date for the Stamp Out Hunger food drive conducted by postal workers. To participate, leave a bag of nonperishable food items by your mailbox before your mail arrives that day. The mail delivery people will collect the donations and give them to a local food bank.

Low-cost eyeglasses

North Western PA Optical clinics for low-cost eyeglasses are offered in the region Monday: from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Renovo Senior Community Center at the rear of Citizen’s Hose House in south Renovo, and from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the Salvation Army in Lock Haven where walk-ins are welcome until 1:30 p.m. Bring your prescription for eyeglasses. For an appointment and information on who is eligible, call 1-800-901-1912.

Around the Town

Good day

To Lori Shemory on her birthday.

PASR luncheon

Tomorrow is the last day to make reservations for the Clinton County Chapter of the Pennsyl-vania Association of School Retirees Spring Luncheon. The luncheon will be held at Flemington First Church of Christ, 714 Canal St., at noon Thursday, May 15. A social time will begin the day at 10:30 a.m., and the business meeting is at 11 a.m. For reservations call Carmen Banfill at 570-748-6861.

Happy Travelers

The Pennsylvania Happy Travelers will meet tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. in the first-floor conference room of Lock Haven Hospital’s Skilled Nursing Facility (formerly the ECU). Trips for 2015 will be discussed. For information, call Dolly Confer at 570-748-1982.

Big sale

LHU graduation is Saturday, and that means a number of students will be leaving for the summer. There’s already buzz about the annual Trash to Treasure sale to benefit the Clinton County United Way, set for Saturday, May 31. This week students are dropping off the furniture, dishes, vacuum cleaners, rugs, small appliances and other items they aren’t taking with them. Drop-off is at East Campus Gym from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today through Friday.

Poppy Days

The members of the William Marshall Craw-ford American Legion Auxiliary Unit #131 are holding Poppy Days on Friday, as well as on May 24 and 25. Donations for poppies support programs for veterans, troops and their families.

Kiwanis raffle

It’s time to return all tickets in the Mill Hall Kiwanis Youth Raffle. The participating nonprofit youth organizations are to return their sold ticket stubs, all unsold tickets, and their letter Friday at Mill Hall Fire Hall between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Questions may be addressed to 570-726-3333. The Kiwanis club sponsors the raffle by providing tickets and prizes, allowing the youth organizations to keep all the money from their ticket sales.

Pa. Lottery

TUESDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 4-9-1

Big 4: 9-3-6-8

Quinto: 1-8-7-7-1

Treasure Hunt:

01-12-17-18-25

$40,000 estimated jackpot

Evening

Daily Number: 3-4-3

Big 4: 5-0-3-8

Quinto: 1-9-7-7-4

Cash 5:

04-07-08-13-39

$125,000 estimated jackpot

Powerball estimated jackpot: $70 million

Mega Millions estimated jackpot:?$92 million

Around the Town

Good day

To Kristen Barzona on her birthday.

Word of the day

Appellation (AP-e-lay-shen) – Identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others.

Quote of the day

“Manners are the happy way of doing things… They form at last a rich varnish, with which the routine of life is washed, and its details adorned.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Scholarship time

Flemington Hi-Neighbor Scholarship applications are available at the borough building. The scholarship fund is for graduating Flemington high school seniors. Completed applications are due later this month. Questions may be directed to Sheila at 570-367-1708.

Camp Cadet

Boys can still register for Clinton County Police Camp Cadet, an overnight camp held June 23 to 28 at Lock Haven University’s Sieg Conference Center in Porter Township. Registration for this camp has been extended, but the girls camp is already full. Boys ages 11 to 14 who reside or go to school in Clinton County may apply. Forms may be picked up at the Lock Haven Police Department or at school. For further information, call 570-748-8794.

E-reader classes

Computer skills classes, including help with e-readers, continue this month at Ross Library under Philippe Gallagher’s instruction. One is today at 6 p.m. Others are scheduled on Mondays, May 12 and 19 at 4 p.m.; and Saturdays, May 17 and 24 at 11 a.m. For information, call 570-748-3321.

Seedlings sale

The Clinton County Conservation District has tree seedlings still available for sale including the evergreens blue spruce and Douglas fir. Other trees and small bushes available are: American redbuds, Canadian hemlock, wild black cherry, white flowering dogwoods and red chokeberry. For more information and pricing, call Susie Peters at 570-726-3798, ext. 3800.

Pa. Lottery

MONDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 8-7-0

Big 4: 8-2-2-9

Quinto: 6-2-6-2-8

Treasure Hunt:

06-09-16-18-26

$25,000 estimated jackpot

Evening

Daily Number: 4-9-6

Big 4: 6-3-2-7

Quinto: 0-0-0-3-1

Cash 5:

09-13-18-26-31

$225,000 estimated jackpot

Match 6:

02-07-20-28-34-49

$500,000 estimated jackpot

Powerball estimated jackpot: $70 million

Mega Millions estimated jackpot:?$92 million

Around the Town

Good day

Glen A. Sr. and Tammy K. Andrus of Lamar on their seventh anniversary.

Word of the day

Snippet – A small piece of anything, especially a piece that has been snipped off.

For Mom’s Day

The Lock Haven Moose offers a public chicken barbeque on Mothers’s Day, which is Sunday, from 3 to 6 p.m. The options are a complete dinner, or half a chicken only. Questions may be directed to the Moose at 570-748-6110.

Speed sign

Drivers on Willow-bank Street (Route 150) in Spring Township are being reminded to obey the posted speed limit by a PennDOT radar-controlled speed display sign. The sign faces southbound traffic and raises awareness of the 45-mile-per-hour speed limit in this area to help curb a common type of aggressive driving. Speeding and other aggressive driving behaviors are among the leading causes of crashes and fatalities in Pennsylvania, according to PennDOT. Aggres-sive driving behaviors were listed as a crash cause in more than 58 percent of Centre County crashes in 2013, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Happy birthday

Jan Wagner … Carson Workman.

Snap Answer

Saturday’s Quick Quiz asked, “What was The Jackson 5’s first hit song?” The hint was that it came out in 1970. The answer is… “I Want You Back.” Members of The Jackson 5 were the five brothers Michael, Jermaine, Tito, Jackie, and Marlon.

Pa. Lottery

SUNDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 7-4-5

Big 4: 5-1-9-7

Quinto: 1-3-1-4-9

Treasure Hunt:

6-10-16-18-27

Estimated jackpot: $10,000

Evening

Daily Number: 2-3-3

Big 4: 1-2-9-1

Quinto: 7-0-5-7-1

Cash 5: 3-19-24-37-42

Estimated jackpot; $125,000

Mega Millions estimated jackpot: $92 million

SATURDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 1-2-9

Big 4: 0-6-0-4

Quinto: 9-0-6-7-3

Treasure Hunt:

2-3-14-24-25

Evening

Daily Number: 1-5-0

Big 4: 2-9-8-6

Quinto: 3-8-9-8-5

Cash 5: 31-32-33-35-37

Powerball: 5-15-16-46-49

Powerball No.: 26

Power Play: 4

Estimated jackpot: $70 million (Sunday).

Around the Town

Good day

To Wayne and Cheryl Hutton on their anniversary.

Word of the day

Poultice (POL-tes) – A soft moist mass of bread, meal, clay, or other adhesive substance, usually heated, spread on cloth, and applied to warm, moisten, or stimulate an aching or inflamed part of the body.

Rebersburg

history

The Gramley Schoolhouse Museum, Town Lane Road, Rebersburg, will open for the season tomorrow. The 1838 one-room school restored by the Miles Township community features old pictures, school records, history books, newspapers, deeds and artifacts from this rural area of eastern Centre County. Genealogy information and instruction is available, as is a Facebook history page. The museum, next to Rebersburg Elementary School, is open from 2 to 4 p.m. every Saturday from May to October. For more information, call 814-349-8960.

Bake cakes

Cakes are needed for the cake wheel at the Old-Time Festival to celebrate Flemington’s 150th anniversary. The festival is slated for May 28 through 31 at the old carnival grounds. Cakes may be dropped off at 700 Bressler St. or at the carnival any time that week. Questions may be directed to Sheila at 570-367-1708.

Movie night!

Trinity United Methodist Church in Jersey Shore invites the whole community to Movie Night tonight. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the animated hit “Despicable Me 2” (PG) with the voices of Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig and Benjamin Bratt, will be shown at 7 p.m. Popcorn is included.

Did you guess?

Yesterday’s riddle was: “Gentle enough to soothe the skin, light enough to caress the sky, hard enough to crack rocks, what am I?” The answer is… water (or in our case, just plain rain).

Pa. Lottery

THURSDAY

Midday

Daily Number: 8-7-7

Big 4: 5-1-6-0

Quinto: 2-2-6-9-9

Treasure Hunt:

06-12-18-23-30

$25,000 estimated jackpot

Evening

Daily Number: 2-0-6

Big 4: 2-2-8-7

Quinto: 8-7-5-6-8

Cash 5:

05-08-14-19-41

$125,000 estimated jackpot

Match 6:

04-19-21-29-45-48

$700,000 estimated jackpot

Powerball estimated jackpot: $60 million

Mega Millions estimated jackpot:?$81 million

Around the Town

Good day

To area gardeners on a flowery May 1.

Word of the day

Seemly – Conforming to standards of conduct and good taste; suitable.

Quote of the day

“In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of its existence will be found at least equal to its resources.”

– Alexander Hamilton

Centre Gives

The giving challenge titled Centre Gives is set for Tuesday and Wednesday next week. Everyone may visit centregives.org on those two days and pledge a donation to a favorite non-profit organization. Centre Foundation has put up $100,000 in matching funds which will be distributed based on each charity’s percentage of the total donations from those two special days.

Get your ticket

The Millbrook Playhouse summer season will be here before you know it. Get your season ticket card before May 15 and enjoy a bonus ticket to a season full of onstage music, comedy and fun!

Clay shoot

The Southern Clinton County Sportsmen’s Club at 55 Sportsman’s Road, Loganton, offers a public sporting clays day on Sunday, from noon to 4 p.m. Questions may be directed to Pat Robinson at 570-726-6575.

Save the date

Woolrich Boy Scout Troop 66 offers its traditional Election Day pancake dinner on Tuesday, May 20 from 5 to 7 p.m., with take-outs starting at 4:30 p.m., at Woolrich Community United Methodist Church. The menu includes sausage, applesauce and a dessert table. Advance tickets are available by calling 570-295-5575.

Riddle-dee-dee

Can you solve this old-fashioned riddle? “Gentle enough to soothe the skin, light enough to caress the sky, hard enough to crack rocks, what am I?” The answer will appear in a future Around the Town column.

Smile!

If at first you don’t succeed… skydiving is not for you.

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