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Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were made to the Clinton County Communications Center. WEDNESDAY - At 9:16 a.m., fire departments from Lamar Township, Castanea and Sugar Valley, along with Goodwill Ambulance and state police from Lamar responded to a motor vehicle accident on Interstate ...

LHU supports Rally for Recovery

Community

LOCK HAVEN— On Oct. 6, Advocates for a Drug Free Tomorrow hosted a Rally for Recovery to promote awareness and raise money for people recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. This was the third year that the Rally for Recovery was held at Riverview Park. Clinton County Adult Probation ...

Janet Cady joins Mt. Nittany Physician Group Pulmonary Medicine

Health

STATE COLLEGE – Janet Cady, CRNP, has joined Mount Nittany Physician Group Pulmonary Medicine. Cady earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the Pennsylvania State University and her Master of Science in Nursing from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. She earned her Family ...

Local teen appointed to Governor’s Youth Council

Local news

ROTE — A local young man is taking his place on a board providing Gov. Tom Wolf with innovative ideas about how best to engage today’s youth and future generations in the conservation of natural resources and the enhancement of our outdoor heritage. Emery Gunsallus, 14, son of Dave and ...

Operation Christmas Child Collection Week is Nov. 12-19

Community

Operation Christmas Child, a project of the international relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, collects in the U.S and worldwide shoebox gifts filled with school supplies, hygiene items, and fun toys - and delivers them to children in need around the world. For many of these children, the ...

Geisinger receives Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award

Health

DANVILLE – The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of more than 420 large U.S. employers, honored Geisinger for providing one of the best workforce health and employee well-being programs in the nation. Geisinger is among 49 U.S. employers to receive the 2018 Best ...

calendar of events

Community

TODAY - Fall yard-n-bake sale, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Curtin United Methodist Church. Questions: Marty Lucas at 814-880-6654. - Lantern Tour of Highland Cemetery, 7:30 p.m., Highland Cemetery, Akeley Lane, Lock Haven; cost: $5. Wear walking shoes. TOMORROW - Fall yard-n-bake sale, 8 a.m. - 2 ...

UPMC Susquehanna opens Liver Transplant Clinic

Health

WILLIAMSPORT — There are close to 14,000 people in the United States currently on the liver transplant waiting list, and around 25 percent of those on that list will succumb to their disease before receiving a life-saving transplant. Now, residents of northcentral Pennsylvania with ...

County hires three probation officers

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — Three probation officers were among hirings approved during Thursday morning’s brief meeting of the Clinton County commissioners. The board unanimous approved: - The hiring of Alexa Julie O’Connell, David Joseph Poretta, and Collin Edward McCoy as Adult Probation ...

Howard Happenings

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PUNKIN CHUNKIN Punkin Chunkin will be held tomorrow at Bald Eagle State Park from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. There will be craft and food vendors in addition to pumpkin throwing trebuchet’s, hay wagon rides and raffles. Punkin Chunkin celebrity Fat Jimmy will be coming from York for the day, ...

Geisinger welcomes new urologist to clinics

Health

STATE COLLEGE — Geisinger recently welcomed a new urologist to its Gray’s Woods and Lewistown-based urology clinics. Board-certified and fellowship-trained urologist Ira J. Kohn, MD, will provide care for adult patients for the following conditions: benign prostatic hyperplasia; voiding ...

Area Shoe Box Drop-Off Locations

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LOCK HAVEN House of the Lord Fellowship Church 201 W. Main St. Lock Haven, Pa. Nov. 12 and Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Nov. 14, 15, 16, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Nove 17, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 1 to 6 p.m.; Nov. 19, 8 a.m. to noon. 9:00AM-4:00PM Coordinator: Sarah ...

Dear Annie

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Dear Annie: Last year, I wrote to you about my beautiful 35-year-old daughter and the kidney transplant she’d just received through the United Network for Organ Sharing. I am “A Very Grateful Mom.” My daughter continues to do well and is leading a healthy life. We would like to thank ...

To Your Good Health

Community

BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: Please write about the increasing use of “fashionable” coconut oil and coconut milk. I am on a plant-based diet, approaching vegan, and I see more products with high amounts of saturated fat, which seems to be due to increased use of coconut. I see ...

Around the Town

Community

Good Day and Happy Anniversary to Kelly and Jerry Zedek of Seven Valleys! Lantern Tours at Highland Cemetery The annual historic lantern tours at Highland Cemeterywill be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19 and Saturday, Oct. 20. The tour takes about an hour and will involve an uphill ...

Bellefonte man’s hobby becoming a business

Local news

BELLEFONTE — Hex signs, also known as Dutch barnstars, are considered lucky by some people, akin to a horseshoe mounted over a doorway. To others, they are believed to provide a magical warding to devils and witchcraft. “It is just superstition. I don’t believe it myself, but if ...

Police News — Oct. 18

Police, court and fires

Posting intimate photos JERSEY SHORE — An incident occurred on Oct. 8, at approximately 4 p.m. as a female suspect posted intimate photographs of the victim, a 26-year-old unidentified male from Jersey Shore, on her Facebook without his consent, according to state police at Montoursville.

Folmars mark 60th anniversary

Community

ANTES FORT — Clellon E. and Sandra (Getgen) Folmar Jr., of Antes Fort, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. Together they have found a friendship, raised a family, and built a beautiful marriage. Everyone is most warmly invited by their children—Clell (Becky) Folmar, ...

KC budget task force rides again

Local news

MILL HALL — Last year, a citizen’s task force made substantial contributions to reducing Keystone Central School District’s budget deficit, with numerous ideas for cuts recommended and enacted. Now, the school board is looking to reinstate the task force for another year. The new task ...