Church hosts free community Thanksgiving dinner

In the kitchen at Mount Nittany United Methodist Church, a group of volunteers were slaving over a traditional Thanksgiving meal. Nearly 400 pounds of turkey meat had been cooked and cleaved to the bone the day before, paving the way for the several cartons of mashed potato mix and large cans of corn that were currently laying claim to any and all available counter space.

Eats & drinks: Howard baker works on the farm, using local products

Sam Doan looks right at home in the farmhouse kitchen on Snydertown Road, though it’s not where she lives — yet. There’s a large antique french fry cutter in the window, a John Deere clock on the wall, a rack of deer rifles and not many more accessories in this bachelor’s kitchen. But that is going to change next month, when Doan and the farmer get married and she moves in and becomes an official member of the family.

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