More than 100 offices up for grabs in Clinton County

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From staff reports LOCK HAVEN — The primary election in Clinton County next Tuesday will be a little different this year. As usual, there will be a Democratic ballot and a Republican ballot. But there will also be a special ballot for all voters to elect the state’s 12th ...

Blaze destroys Wayne Township home

Police, court and fires

From Staff Reports McELHATTAN — A Wayne Township home was destroyed by fire Tuesday morning, leaving a family of four homeless. John Eck had aleady left for work and his wife, Jodi, and their two children, Brady, 19, and Mallory, 15, escaped the flames with only the clothes they were ...

State College Elks celebrate veteran’s 101st birthday


PHOTO PROVIDED The Elks motto is “so long as there are veterans, they will never be forgotten.” That was never more evident than when the State College Elks’ Veterans Service Committee members assisted with the celebration of the 101st birthday of State College Elks member, Paul ...

There are many options for prostate treatment


BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR ROACH: I am a 79-year-old male who has been on tamsulosin for years, but it is not helping much. A recent CT scan showed my prostate at 6.2 cm transverse measurement. My urologist suggests taking Avodart to shrink it. However, I have read that this drug, along ...

Read all about the candidates in The Express

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LOCK HAVEN — The primary election is less than a week out and today The Express begins its pre-election coverage, offering our readers at look at the candidates from Clinton, Centre and Lycoming counties who are on the ballots Tuesday. Here’s what we’ll spotlight each day until ...

No injuries in crash at BAYADA

Police, court and fires

PHOTO PROVIDED No one was injured when a truck crashed into the front of BAYADA Pediatrics in McElhattan on Tuesday afternoon. Pine Creek Township Police investigated the accident. No details were available as of press time. BAYADA’s office will be closed until further notice. Those who ...

Murder suspect in custody, bail denied

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LOCK HAVEN — Timothy A. Neff, accused of stabbing his sister-in-law to death last Friday evening, was taken into custody by police late Monday night. Neff, 56, was arraigned by District Judge John Maggs on charges of first degree murder, criminal homicide, aggravated assault and simple ...

Police news – May 15

Police, court and fires

Terroristic threats LOCK HAVEN — A 12-year-old male juvenile was taken into custody on May 8, and charged with terroristic threats after making statements at the skate park in Lock Haven that he was going to “shoot up” the school, according to police at Lock Haven.

Friedenberg – Focus is on jobs, healthcare

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LOCK HAVEN — Marc Friedenberg, the Democrat candidate for congressman of Pennsylvania’s 12th District, was at Avenue 209 in Lock Haven to give supporters a chance to have “coffee with the candidate,” last weekend. Marc’s day job is as an instructor of cyber security and cyber law ...


Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were received by the Clinton County Communications Center. MONDAY ∫ At 1:12 p.m., the fire station out of Flemington (Good Will Hose) responded to a vehicle accident along Frederick Street and Huston Street in Lock Haven. The call was cleared at 1:31 p.m.

Covenant Cafe to make wind chimes, learn to line dance


LOCK HAVEN —The Covenant Cafe, an early stage Alzheimer’s activity group, will meet on Tuesday, May 21, from 1-3 p.m. to make wind chimes or mobiles under the direction of volunteer and Master Gardener, Candy Gore. Guest volunteers Kay Bossert and Pam Blesh along with Covenant Cafe ...

Centre County hires Stolinas to fill vital role

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BELLEFONTE — Centre County has a new director of Planning and Community Development. At Tuesday’s commissioner’s meeting, Ray Stolinas was introduced to fill that role. County administrator Margaret Gray introduced Stolinas and had nothing but high praise for him. “Ray brings ...

Trash fire along Myrtle Street

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — Two area fire departments responded to a trash fire in the area of 180 Myrtle St., Lock Haven yesterday evening. Lock Haven and Castanea Fire Departments were called to the scene at 7:23 p.m. No further information was available at press time.

Calendar of events


TOMORROW - Community lunch, Noon, Lamar United Methodist Church. Features beef bow tie noodles, mashed potatoes, cole slaw and desserts. Public Notice - Dirt, Gravel and Low Volume Roads Quality Assurance Board will be meeting 1 p.m. to discuss 2019 projects. The meeting will be held at the ...



The Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank offers free new shoes to kids and teens on Saturday, May 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside Covenant United Methodist Church. The Shoe Bank is a non-profit organization that relies solely on grants and support from the community. Incorrect information appeared ...

Central PA Spring Outdoor Show this weekend

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From staff reports MILL HALL — The fourth annual Central Pennsylvania Spring Outdoor Show is slated for this weekend at Bill’s Happy Camper RV Sales & Service, 15 North Water Street in Mill Hall. The three-day event, sponsored by Bill’s Happy Camper and Dotterer Equipment, Inc., ...

Around the Town


Good Day and Happy Birthday to Brian Ruhl! Word of the Day Bridewell — House of corrections; jail Quote of the Day “In all natural disasters through time, man needs to attach meaning to tragedy, no matter how random and inexplicable the event is.” — Nathaniel ...

Alleged killer in custody

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MILL HALL -­ Alleged killer Timothy Alva Neff, 56, 2194 Long Run Rd., Mill Hall, was taken into custody overnight without incident. He is accused of stabbing Agnes Rae Neff, 62, at the Long Run Road residence in Lamar Township where she and her husband, William Warren Neff, 69, also ...

BAHS senior eyes seat on school board

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By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE — Max Kroell is your typical busy senior. The Bellefonte Area High School student maintains a high GPA, is preparing for graduation, just had his Senior Ball and competes in track and field for the Red Raiders. And, oh yeah, he’s ...

Police News — May 14

Police, court and fires

Biker seriously injured in crash BELLEFONTE — Dennis M. Butler, 63, of Bellefonte, was flown by helicopter to Altoona Hospital after he crashed his 2016 Harley-Davidson at 6:13 p.m. on May 3 on South Eagle Valley Road, Union Township, according to state police at Rockview. Police said ...