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By Staff | Dec 6, 2011

Fun Fact For The Week: New York City is only three hours away. It’s a great time of year to go in and see all the decorations, the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree (which is from Mifflinville!) and the Radio City Music Show. We went in this past weekend and viewed Elizabeth Taylor’s jewels on display at Christies. It was an amazing showcase of a fascinating woman with the most incredible and extensive collection of jewelry in the world, a truly memorable experience. The exhibit is only on display until the 12th, so order your tickets now!

Pet Peeve For The Week: I finally realized that everything I needed to know in life I could have learned by watching “Rudolph The Red-Nosed-Reindeer”. For instance, there are popular characters and misfits – a character with a disability, there are bullies, concerned parents who always question themselves, kind and wise elderly people, and the life lesson of having good friends.

The Luminary and East Lycoming Shopper are collecting Toys For Tots. New, unwrapped toys can be dropped off at the office by December 17.

Hughesville events:

The next preschool story hour at the Hughesville Library will be Friday, December 9 at 10:30 a.m. Please register at 584-3762 so that enough materials are on hand.

On Friday, December 9, there will be an American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Hughesville Firemen’s Social Hall from noon to 6 p.m.

The Hughesville Garden Club will have their annual Christmas Dinner at 6 p.m. on Friday, December 9 at the Hughesville Methodist Church.

Hughesville Senior Citizens will meet at the Hughesville Baptist Church on December 9 at noon for a tureen. Bring table service, cookies and a dish to share.

The 39+ club will meet on December 14 at Trinity Lutheran Church for a catered meal. Please bring cookies for the cookie exchange. There will also be a book exchange and the Rev. Jim Bramer will be there for the Christmas program.

The Hughesville Elementary Winter Choral Concert will be held on Wednesday, December 7 beginning at 7 p.m. The High School Winter Choral Concert will be on Thursday December 8 at 7 p.m. Both events take place in the high school auditorium.

The West Branch Chorale will be presenting their annual Christmas Concert entitled “Happy Holidays” on Sunday, December 11 at 3 p.m. at the Faith United Methodist Church in Montoursville. The Rev. Gerald Wagner will narrate the concert with Joy Barto as piano accompanist and the wonderful Jeanne Berninger as Chorale director. Mrs. Berninger has been directing the talented group for 34 years. Come out and enjoy this annual event.

The Huntersville Area Senior Citizens will meet on Wednesday, December 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the Huntersville United Methodist Church for a catered Christmas dinner. The Schlappis will entertain.

Remember; take the high road because the low road’s so crowded.