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Hughesville Locals Nov. 7, 2018

By Staff | Nov 7, 2018

Sometimes the smallest thing can make a huge difference in our lives. I am finding that a small fracture of just one finger can affect almost everything I try to do. It’s amazing to see the number of things that we do that require the use of both hands, and I am starting to find ways to work around the problem. I have been very lucky and never had to deal with this sort of thing. Wishing for time to pass quickly in order to get rid of a splint and discomfort begins to seem like I’m wishing my life away, so I am determined to be sensible and deal with it.

A recent weather forecast indicated that we can expect November to be a bit warmer than average, which is no real surprise this year, is it? The trees around our area stayed green for quite a bit longer than usual, but now we are seeing things look a bit more like autumn. Thanksgiving is only a couple of weeks away, and Election Day is past, so that means our local athletes are getting ready to begin winter sports seasons. I know that weather can create schedule changes on short notice, so I will only be putting Home games and matches in my Events list. Please be sure to get a Winter Sports schedule or check the school district website so you can keep up with all the opportunities to cheer for our HHS Spartans!

The following members were re-elected to serve on the East Lycoming Historical Cociety board: Doris Bab, William Foresman, Rob Mueller, and Ruth Rode, and were installed at September’s meeting.

Hughesville locals

Fri. Nov. 9 “Wee Paint” a station-based, family art exploration activity at HAPL, 10:30 11:15 a.m. Registration required. Wear your “painting” clothes!

Sat. Nov. 10 The Lycoming County Annual Veteran’s Parade, 2 p.m. beginning at the Lycoming County Fairgrounds and proceeding through town, ending at the High School, where a meal will be served. The parade forms at 11 a.m. If you are not participating in the parade, please make sure to attend and help to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended the “war to end all wars.”

Sat. Nov. 10 is the 11th Annual Turkey Dinner and Charity Event sponsored by the Messiah St. James Lutheran Parish. This year’s event is at the Muncy Area Firemen’s Hall in Clarkstown. Doors open at 3 p.m. with dinner served from 4 to 6 p.m.

Sun. Nov. 11 A bluegrass concert featuring the Greenwood Valley Boys will be held at 2:00 at Tivoli United Methodist Church, 9598 Rt. 220 Hwy., Hughesville. An offering will be collected to benefit the United Methodist Children’s Home. A free lunch will be served in the social room following the concert.

Weds. Nov. 11 The Christian Ladies Group will meet at the Tivoli U. M. Church and the program will feature Meg Geffken, who will portray author Louisa May Alcott. The meeting begins at 1 p.m. and the public is invited to attend.

Tues. Nov. 13 The Lycoming County Commissioners will hold a public outreach meeting to offer county residents the opportunity to ask questions regarding the 2019 proposed budget at the Hughesville Public Library from 6-7:30 p.m.