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Classic Blue is Pantone Inc.’s color of the year

NEW YORK (AP) — In these uneasy times, as we move along to a new decade, the Pantone Color Institute has reached back in time to calming, confident Classic Blue as its color of the year for 2020. The color is an anchor offering stability, constancy and connection, said Laurie Pressman, ...

Take Time to De-Stress During the Holidays

Stores are crowded, lines are long, and your to-do list seems never ending. If this sounds familiar then you are officially in the holiday crunch time! While this is an exciting and fun filled time of year, it can be quite stressful, especially for those of us already dealing with a full plate ...

Learn the secrets to a perfect dinner party from Questlove

NEW YORK (AP) — If you’re lucky enough to be invited to a dinner party hosted by Questlove, be aware that nothing has been left to chance. The guest list has been carefully chosen, as have all the dishes. The music starts off with piano-heavy tunes and then builds as the evening goes on. ...

McCann School of Dance ballet to be presented at JHS

MIFFLINTOWN — It’s an annual tradition to take the family to the ballet during the holiday season. Thanks to the efforts of a dedicated group of teachers and dancers, area residents can enjoy this practice in Juniata County. Students from the Margaret McCann School of Dance in Mifflintown ...

Festival of Ice set for Dec. 5-6 in Lewistown

LEWISTOWN — The Juniata River Valley will be “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” this year when the 23rd annual Juniata River Valley Festival of Ice kicks off the holiday season. Held Dec. 5 and 6 in downtown Lewistown, the festival welcomes new activities as well as bringing back ...

St. John’s Holiday Gift Show slated

BELLEVILLE —The 8th Annual St. John’s Holiday Gift Show will be held 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Nov. 29, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Nov. 30 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 3597 W. Main St., Belleville. The gift show raises money for the Casey A. Marthouse Memorial Scholarship Fund, which ...

Door decorating theme announced

LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County Garden Club is once again hosting its annual Christmas decorating contest for Lewistown residents. This year’s theme will be “Christmas in the Garden.” Judging will take place on Dec. 11, beginning at 5:30 pm. The best overall design will be awarded ...

Kiwanis to hold breakfast, parade

LEWISTOWN — The Lewistown Kiwanis Club is excited to announce it will hold its annual pancake breakfast and Christmas parade Dec. 7. The pancake breakfast will run from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Third and Dorcas Streets, Lewistown. The pancake breakfast ...

PSU oceanographer welcomed

LEWISTOWN — Sponsored by the newly-formed Mifflin County Community Discussions Group, Dr. Raymond Najjar, oceanographer at Penn State University, spoke on climate change in front of nearly 100 local residents Tuesday at the Mifflin County Library in Lewistown. Citing a recent national ...

Leather books, humans like the same humidity

A tin toy and its original illustrated box made in 1911 sold recently at a Bertoia toy auction in New Jersey for $12,000. The price was more than twice the low estimate. The clockwork toy is a boy riding a horse while carrying a copy of the now famous painting of Mona Lisa. Why was the 1507 ...