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Local firefighters conduct live training in vacant home

Community

MILL HALL — Thanks to Steve Grieb, volunteer firefighters were able to experience a true trial by fire. Grieb, who is from the Lamar area, donated a vacant home he owns to local fire departments to stage critical training for volunteers young and old. The property, in the 600 block of ...

Brandt Eyecare merges with Nittany Eye Associates

Business

LOCK HAVEN - Dr. John Brandt Jr. and the staff at Brandt Eyecare, Inc. are pleased to announce the merger of their Optometric Practice with Nittany Eye Associates, of Centre County effective July 1. After 68 years of the Brandt family practicing ophthalmology and optometry in Clinton County, ...

Lamar Lighthouse Camp to present The Watoto Children’s Choir

Religion

BLANCHARD — The Lamar Lighthouse Camp is thrilled to present The Watoto Children’s Choir traveling from Africa to present a brand new choir production entitled “WE WILL GO!” The six month tour, launching in the USA on the east coast, presents the story of abandoned African children ...

SUPPORT GROUPS

Health

HEALTH - Alzheimer’s and Caregivers Support Group — 7 p.m. Oct. 9 (second Tuesday of the month), Conference Room B of Susque-View Home. Information: Fran Decker at 748-4302. - Parkinson’s Support Group — Open to everyone interested in learning about the disease, 3 p.m. Oct. 10 ...

Fierce looking but harmless

Outdoors

A walk in the landscape can be a relaxing endeavor as one gets to look at the colors, shapes, and textures of surrounding plants. But there are a few things that lurk within the area that can cause fright. Some of the more “jump out of your skin” moments are the encounters with snakes and ...

‘Mold vacation’ comes at a cost at KC schools

Local news

MILL HALL — An updated school calendar has been released for the Keystone Central School District’s 2018-19 school year. The takeaway: A reduced spring break, and May 31, 2019, is currently set to be the last day of school. This comes ahead of any potential snow closures that the ...

Sentencings in Clinton County

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The information in Courthouse Roundup is obtained from public records. It is policy of The Express that this information will not be withheld from publication. CLINTON COUNTY - Jessica Marie Wetzel, charged with endangering the welfare of children, fined $100, 50 hours of ...

calendar of events

Community

SATURDAY r Keskunhaka (Pumpkin) Fest with pumpkin patch, corn maze, wood carvings, kids’ games, 9 a.m.-dusk, Tompkins farm, Stonehouse Road off Route 64, Lamar. r Children’s musical “Pinkalicious,” 10 a.m., Millbrook Playhouse, millbrookplayhouse.net. r Tomato Mania: Family ...

Avery Dennison, Croda … partners in community advisory board

Business

MILL HALL — The Croda Inc. Community Advisory Council (CAC) recently welcomed Avery Dennison as a partner to co-host the CAC. The voluntary group of 12 community members, established in 2001, meets quarterly to learn more about the local manufacturers and to provide input to Croda and ...

TaKE THE STEPS TO RECOVERY

Health

Editor’s note: Groups listed below focus on recovery from addiction, and the meetings are open to the general public, unless otherwise indicated. Al-Anon is for friends and family members of addicts, and Romans 12:2 is for people battling addiction and their families. — — — ...

Local Trout Unlimited receives donation for youth fishing program

Outdoors

LOCK HAVEN —The Lloyd Wilson Chapter of Trout Unlimited has received a donation of four Angler II fly rods from L.L. Bean to teach fly fishing to youth/veterans in our area. Volunteers from the chapter have been teaching fly casting to groups of young people for several years with borrowed ...

United Way kicks off 2019 fundraising campaign

Local news

LOCK HAVEN - The Clinton County United Way will kick off its 2019 fundraising campaign with a special event at Lock Haven University in October. It’s a basketball game. But not your normal basketball game. A comedy/serious team similar to the Harlem Globetrotters — Flightsquad ...

Courthouse Roundup

Police, court and fires

MARRIAGE LICENSES - Nathaniel Jacob Bechdel, of Mill Hall, to Morgan Lacey Kunes, of Beech Creek, on Sept. 14. - Ian Philip Berry, of Lock Haven, to Hayley Marie Lowery, of Lock Haven, on Sept. 14. - Averi Lee Coleman, of Mill Hall, to Zachary W. Corl, of Mill Hall, on Sept. 12. - ...

Reunions

Community

SEPT. 24 — LHHS Class of 1952 dinner, 5 p.m., Swissdale Church. Questions call 570-748-4231. SEPT. 27 — Scantlin Reunion, noon, Creekside Resturant, Mill Hall; bring a friend. Contact is Emma Butler, 570-726-6635. SEPT. 27 — Hammermill “office girls” reunion dinner, 5 p.m., The ...

Local attorney recognized for litigation

Business

WILLIAMSPORT — Williamsport attorney Cliff Rieders has been recognized by his peers to be featured in the 25th Anniversary Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his “high caliber of work” in the field of personal injury litigation on behalf of plaintiffs. According to the ...

Finding God’s Majesty in Creation

Religion

One of my favorite seasons of the year is autumn. I love watching the September sky change. I appreciate the coolness of the air, and I marvel at the beauty that emerges with each glimpse for the world around us. What in God’s creation are you most thankful for today? I am thankful for the ...

Rare virus detected in mosquito for first time this season

Outdoors

LAKEVILLE, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts health officials say a mosquito has tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis for the first time this year. The state Massachusetts Department of Public Health said Wednesday the virus was detected in a mosquito collected Sept. 17 in Lakeville ...