Newsletter for July 20th - July 27th
Moshannon Summer Festival
Axes and watermelon seeds will fly and logs will be rolled and cross-cut during the Lumber Day competition of the 26th annual Black Moshannon Summer Festival this weekend. This is an amateur competition for prizes
and the titles of Lumber Jack and Lumber Jill of the Year in the adult,
teen, and youth categories. In addition to Lumber Day activities the festival will feature a craft show, live music and food
vendors on both days; a sand castle contest; a Saturday mountain bike
ride; a Saturday evening beach party with music and free refreshments;
Sunday canoe races, flycasting, Smokey Bear and children’s games.
Tussey Mountain WingFests
WingFest is back starting this Thursday at Tussey
Mountain. Each week
you can vote for your favorite then the winners will face off to see
who is King of the Wing at the finals Sept 1. Each week will also feature the best live,
local music. This week: Hounds of Soul. (more info)
Be sure to check out this week's Movie on the Mountain Friday night: Jurassic Park
Visit this Living History bivouac (encampment) this weekend on the grounds of the
Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg, with
re-enactors portraying the combat soldier of the Vietnam era in-country
in Southeast Asia. Daily programs include accompanying squads on Short
Range Recon Patrols and a tactical patrol ambush demonstration. (more info)
Delivery Driver Assaulted: A delivery driver was assaulted late Monday in a strong-arm robbery in State College. (read)
It's Hot: The air mass that has hovered over Texas and the Great Plains, leaving
those regions dry and parched, is expanding northward and eastward, and
it's headed this way. (read)
Prospector's: State College-area businessmen Chris Rosengrant, Dan Rallis and John
Heim have formed a partnership to start a new restaurant in the former
Prospector's Allegheny Rib Company building. (read)
Domestic-Partner Registry: State College Borough Council agreed Monday to advance a
domestic-partner registry, an initiative that would allow unmarried
borough couples a way to document their relationships.
VP Leaves: A top Penn State administrator, Al Horvath, has been named CFO at the
Smithsonian, in Washington, D.C..
2011 Summer Jazz
Bellefonte will be alive with music all day and through the evenings
this Friday and Saturday as the 2011 Jazz Celebration comes to town.
Music will be heard in many venues throughout the Borough of Bellefonte,
including the national headquarters of the American Philatelic Society
in the historic Match Factory, The Gamble Mill, Cool Beans, Governor’s Pub,
an outdoor stage on High Street and the Gazebo in Tallyrand Park. (more info)
The temperature of the sun can reach up to 15 million degrees Fahrenheit.
A morning flurry; variable clouds
Some sun, then turning cloudy
Low clouds may break; mild
Partly sunny and colder with flurries
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