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By Staff | Oct 4, 2011

There’s nothing like taking a beach vacation in September to illustrate

the difference in the weather! It was 82 degrees when we left sunny

South Carolina last weekend. Twelve hours later, we arrived back in

Montgomery to a cold drizzle and 42 degrees. My advice would be to enjoy

the upcoming weekend, which is expected to be sunny with temps in the


There’s the annual Woolly Worm Festival held at Hufnagle Park in

Lewisburg this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Chinese Auction and

BBQ to benefit the Oak Grove Community Center, plus the last of the

season’s yard sales.

Montgomery events:

Sunday, October 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Chinese Auction and Chicken

Bar-B-Q will be held at A-1 Wheels and Deals on Route 15, Montgomery.

Proceeds will help renovate the Oak Grove Community Center. Donations of

new, and gently used items, gift certificates, baskets, etc. are needed.

Please call 547-6462 or 916-2002.

Tuesday, October 11, 6:30 p.m., Montgomery Borough Council meeting at

the borough hall, Main Street, Montgomery.

Thursday, October 13, 1 to 6 p.m., American Red Cross Blood Drive at the

Clinton Township Fire Dept., Rt. 54, Montgomery

Tuesday, October 18, 7 p.m., Montgomery School Board Meeting at district

office building.

Sunday, October 23, 1 p.m., the Montgomery Area Historical Society will

host the McNett Country Band, who will feature a historical overview of

the Radio Corral and the McNetts through music and personal stories.

This is a free event that will be held at the Clinton Township Fire

Hall; donations will be accepted; refreshments will be available.

Friday, November 18, the Montgomery Area Public Library will celebrate

its 125th anniversary with a banquet held at the Genetti Hotel. The

guest speaker will be Professor Dennis P. McIlnay, author of The

Horseshoe Curve: Sabotage and Subversion in the Railroad City. An

auction will also be held during the event, featuring books autographed

by such authors as Janet Evanovich, Robin Cook, Douglas Preston and

Lincoln Child. Contact the Montgomery Library at 547-6212 for more