One of the three $1 million winning Powerball tickets in Pennsylvania was sold near Saxonburg.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Mike Jones
Thursday, November 29, 2012
One of the three $1 million winning Powerball tickets in Pennsylvania was sold in Butler County, the Pennsylvania Lottery confirmed Thursday afternoon. The winning ticket, which matched the first five numbers, but missed the Powerball number, was sold at the Planet Mart convenience store near Saxonburg, according to the lottery. The other two $1 million winning Powerball tickets in Pennsylvania were sold in Altoona and Montgomery County. Lottery officials said they would not know the identities of the winners until they come forward and claim their prize by calling them at 717-702-8146. They each have one year to claim their winnings. Two grand prize Powerball winners, which will split Wednesday night’s record $587.5 million jackpot, were …
Saxonburg Area Artists Cooperative hosts its annual artist show now through Oct. 8
Nearby Saxonburg in Butler County is known as a quaint little town and one that definitely is worth a second look. Founded in 1832 by German immigrant John A. Roebling and his brother, Karl, Saxonburg has an interesting history. Roebling would go on to design the Brooklyn Bridge, and there is a small model of the famous bridge in the local park. He also designed Main Street in the small town. The Roebling brothers named the town after the German state of Saxony. Today, Saxonburg still boasts more than 32 buildings that were built more than a century ago. A walk down Main Street feels like taking a step back in history. After visiting the miniature Brooklyn Bridge, a stroll down the road brings you past lovely buildings, including Mainstay …