In this months edition of Good Life in Happy Valley, well introduce you to Fran Gray, a Ferguson Township father of three, who hunts differently from most people. As a falconer, he catches and trains wild hawks and other raptors to bag small game. These days, he has a steady partner: his oldest child, who at 12, is following his father into the ancient sport.
In the Living Local section, we talk turkey Lyn Garlings organic birds, to be precise. She raises them on her Over the Moon Farm near Rebersburg. Every day, theyre growing plumper on a diet of clover, grass and additive-free feed for Thanksgiving tables.
Just in time for Veterans Day, the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg is offering children a chance to dress up in historic uniforms and gear for photos. Back for a second year, the event draws from the museums special collection for public education. Joe Horvath, the museum educator, hopes to inspire a few future historians and teachers as well as create memories.
In this months Q&A interview, George Bartley recalls his experiences on Marion Township roads.
Bartley, the owner of G&L Buses, has driven school buses for the Bellefonte Area School District for 38 years, learning a few lessons along the way.
Susan Leath is president and publisher of the Centre Daily Times.