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Hughesville locals July 30

By Staff | Jul 29, 2014

I don’t know if this year is going to end up showing cooler than average temperatures for July, but I don’t feel like I have had too much trouble coping with the heat thus far this summer. I do hope it is not just a delay ? I don’t wish for sticky, hot, humid days at any time! However, I do like to feel that setting up our pool is not a wasted effort, and we have had lots of days when getting in the cool water was a wonderful escape.

If you travel on Main Street, don’t miss the progress that is being made on renovations to the former 1st National Bank building which is now Woodlands Bank at the corner of Main and Water Streets. New drive-through lanes and ATM machines have been completed in the rear of the building and now the facade is getting a ?facelift?. We can all be glad to see such Main Street improvements.

Congratulations to the East Lycoming School District for achieving a Gold-Level Award from the American Heart Association recently! Eleven companies in Central Pennsylvania won inclusion in the Fit-Friendly Worksites recognition program. This program highlights those workplaces which have demonstrated their support of a healthy workplace environment for their employees. Others on the list include Geisinger Health System (Platinum-level award), Loyalsock, Montoursville and Mt. Carmel School Districts, and Weis Market Corporation.

It’s that time of the summer when there are meteor showers occurring. If the sky is mostly clear, I’ll be spending some time outdoors to try to catch a glimpse of some of the many ?falling stars?. Peak time for the Perseid meteor shower is on August 12, but there will probably be many meteors visible for several days before and after that date. We are lucky that we have a limited amount of ?light pollution? in our night sky and can enjoy nighttime celestial events from our backyards. Keep looking up!

Hughesville Events

Mon. August 4, 4 p.m. The Greater Hughesville Business Association is holding an auction which will provide funds to support the scholarship that the association presents annually to HHS graduates. There’s sure to be a wide variety of great stuff to bid on and I’m sure the event will be a lot of fun, too! This group of local business owners has really done a long list of things that benefit the entire community, from parades to kids’ entertainment and events, so let’s all support GHBA.

Fri. August 8, 10:30 ? 11:30 a.m. Pre-school Story Hour at Hughesville Area Public Library, 146 South 5th Street. Please visit or call the library at (570)584-3762 to register your 3 to 5 year old child for this fun event.

Fri. August 8, 7 p.m. ?The Celtic Martins? musical event at HHS Auditorium. Proceeds benefit the East Lycoming Historical Society. Admission fee and under age 5 free. This family group is wonderfully entertaining and will be fun for everyone.