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Centre County gears up for ‘Salute to Our Veterans’

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BELLEFONTE — Centre County does a lot for its veterans. At Tuesday’s Centre County Board of Commissioners’ meeting, the commissioners heard about “A Salute to Our Veterans.” Janette Moore and Ron Baker of Bald Eagle Valley Community United Methodist Church spoke to the commissioners ...

Around the town

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GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Janice Simcox! Quote of the Day “You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.” — Booker T. Washington Word of the Day Vespertinal — Of, like or pertaining to the evening Car Seat ...

Joby Topper is guest of Rotarians

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LOCK HAVEN — Joby Topper, Director of the Lock Haven University Library and Information Services was a guest speaker for a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven. Next year will be the 150th anniversary of the creation of Lock Haven University. Topper gave an ...

Elks raise funds for in-home nursing programs

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PHOTO PROVIDED Raising funds for charitable events is an ongoing process for many organizations. So it is with the Bellefonte Elks Lodge #1094, as they raise funds for the Elks Home Service Program, an in-home nursing services program for children and adults, funded entirely through the Elks. ...

Elks donate fruit platter to local scouts

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PHOTO PROVIDED At a recent Boy and Girl Scout swimming outing at the Park Forest Community Pool, the State College Elks Lodge #1600, donated a fruit platter to the event. Shown here are Elk member W. F. Reiber (left) and Elks Exalted Ruler Lynne Corl (right), making the donation.

Local briefs

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‘For The Bridal Boudoir’ luncheon Sept. 25 LOCK HAVEN — The next lunch program of Lock Haven Christian Women’s Club is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 25 at The Flemington Church of Christ, 714 Fairpoint Road, Allison Township. The theme for the luncheon is ”For The Bridal ...

Calendar of Events

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Sept. 18-21 —Annie Halenbake Ross Library annual book sale Sept. 18-21 on the library patio; Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20-21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday is “Bag Day” and shoppers will pay $5 ...

Geisinger Life Flight now carrying blood on board

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Each time a Geisinger Life Flight crew heads out for a call, they’re now grabbing a small cooler containing their latest life-saving tool: blood. The addition of blood being onboard all air ambulances and the ground transport unit means better care for critically injured patients before they ...

Police news – Sept. 17

Police, court and fires

Williamsport man arrested on DUI charge MONTOURSVILLE — State Police at Montoursville arrested a Williamsport man along state Route 87 at 3:06 a.m. on Sept. 10. According to police, a 23-year-old Williamsport man was traveling north on state Route 87 when he rear-ended a vehicle being ...

SV Historical Society plans open house, chicken barbecue

Community

LOGANTON — Every September since the dedication of the Sugar Valley Historical Society Museum in 2012, the Sugar Valley Historical Society has celebrated National Museum Day by hosting an open house and chicken barbecue. This year will be no exception. Bring your family and friends and ...

County discusses role in Renovo row house situation

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LOCK HAVEN — At Monday’s work session, the county commissioners discussed the county’s involvement regarding the Renovo row homes on 14th Street which were declared uninhabitable last week. Clinton County Planner Kathryn deSilva said the homes are unsafe and a hazard to the people ...

Emergency services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN— The following calls were made to the Clinton County Communications Center. Sept. 15 — At 6 a.m. fire companies from Lamar and Flemington, along with Flemington ambulance, responded to a vehicle accident on Route 80 Eastbound in Porter Township. The call ended at 9:12 a.m. ...

Lycoming judges rule medical marijuana use is a probation violation

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From PennLive WILLIAMSPORT – It is now a violation in Lycoming County if a person on probation uses medical marijuana, even if the individual has an identification card permitting its use. That was the ruling Thursday by three of the county judges who cited as their reason the federal ...

Old Photo Album: Former Jay Street bridge demolition underway

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PHOTO PROVIDED After workmen for Nestlrode Contracting Company in Lock Haven removed a section of beam from the Jay Street bridge on Sunday in the 1980s, the first section of the span tilted as the old bridge gave way under the force of gravity. The work crews spent approximately two hours ...

Clarification

Local news

CLARIFICATION PFC Don Hills and PFC Dave Wagner posted the colors at the “Flag of Honor Ceremony” on Sept. 11 at the Clinton County Courthouse.

Calendar of Events

Community

Sept. 18-21 — The Annie Halenbake Ross Library annual book sale Sept. 18-21 on the library patio. The hours are Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20-21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday is “Bag Day” and ...

US blames Iran for Saudi strike; big hit for oil prices

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By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON — The U.S. tried to build its case Monday that Iran was behind the fiery weekend attack on key Saudi Arabian oil facilities that raised new war worries and sent energy prices spiraling worldwide. Iran denied responsibility, while ...

Tractors, trucks and fireworks

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As usual, the truck and tractor pulls and fireworks on Friday night brought hundreds of people to the small community of Antes Fort. It was the Fort Antes Days 28th Annual Celebration, and three days of family fun, including Shadows of The Old West, which has been a hit for several years.The ...

Woodward Township police warn of scam

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DUNNSTOWN — An envelope addressed to “Dunnstown Neighbor” is being sent to multiple homes within Dunnstown, Woodward Township Police said. The letter starts with “Hi Neighbor” and implies that the local neighborhood is using a free website to post items such as for sale, lost pets, ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY to Katelyn Kendall of Jersey Shore Quote of the Day “To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.” — Anatole France Word of the Day Oncostman — Mine worker paid by the day Free Family Event Reading Under the ...