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Delta Kappa Gamma awards scholarship

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PHOTO PROVIDED Treasurer Tammy Morgan, left, and Scholarship Chair Carmen Banfill, middle, of the Omicron Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma give Baleigh Dunkleberger a certificate and check. Baleigh is the 2018 recipient of the chapter’s student teaching scholarship. An elementary education ...

Old photo album UPDATE

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Town of Howard celebrates bicentennial In the summer of 1976, the community of Howard celebrated the nation’s bicentennial by planting a number of decorative plants. Pictured from right to left are Ruthe Kane Wolf, her sister-in-law Bertha Allison, Bill Wagner and Dick Wolf (kneeling), ...

Dear Annie

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Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for many years. She was and is my business partner and a great businesswoman. We would not be where we are today without her business acumen, drive and determination. She connects well with other people of both sexes and from all walks of life and ...

To Your Good Health

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Tumor of brain lining doesn’t increase Alzheimer’s risk BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a faithful reader of your column, but I don’t read many questions about brain tumors. I am 53 years old, diagnosed almost four years ago with multiple meningiomas. I had an atypical ...

CORRECTION

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The New Hope Food Bank has changed its hours. The food bank is open every second and fouth Friday of the month from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Around the Town

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Good Day and Happy Birthday to Amber Kinley of Farrandsville! Word of the Day Anodyne — A medicine that relieves or allays pain. Quote of the Day “Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power.” — Bertrand Russell Get a Library ...

LOCAL CLUB BRIEFS

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Rotary Clubs plan coming events LOCK HAVEN — Area Rotary Clubs will be holding meetings and events within the coming weeks. - Downtown Lock Haven Club will be holding a car wash at Murray Motors from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday Sept. 22. - Renovo Rotary’s next meeting will be ...

calendar of events

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TODAY - Veterans program with guest speakers, 11:30 a.m., Central Park, Howard - Free screening of “Sherlock Gnomes” (PG), 1:30 p.m., Centre County Library and Historical Museum, 203 N. Allegheny St., Bellefonte, 814-355-1516, www.centrecountylibrary.org. TOMORROW - Soup sale and ...

Sayers Dam doing its job, officials say

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From staff reports HOWARD — Additional staff from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are on hand at the Foster Joseph Sayers Dam to monitor and prepare for the potential for the dam’s highest water levels since Tropical Storm Agnes passed over the region in 1972. Between the already ...

Police News — Sept. 18

Police, court and fires

Speeding through floodwaters JERSEY SHORE — A Jersey Shore woman faces violations following an accident that occurred during recent flooding, state police at Montoursville said. On Sept. 10, at 4:50 p.m., Trina Horn, 38, of Jersey Shore, was driving southwest on state Route 184 east of ...

Local Special Olympians training for World Games

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LOCK HAVEN — A group of local Special Olympians left Lock Haven Monday morning for a week of training at the University of Delaware. Clinton County’s volleyball team and coaches, a female power lifter from CarbonCounty, a male track athlete from Luzerne County, and female tennis players ...

Prison ordered in toddler’s death

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LOCK HAVEN — A local couple charged with involuntary manslaughter and endangering the welfare of children in the death of their son more than a year ago was sentenced in Clinton County Court on Monday. Steven Allen Killion Sr., 37, and Toni Baker, 37, were each sentenced to 16 months to ...

LHU Alpha Sigma Phi wins ‘Gold Cup’

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LOCK HAVEN—The Alpha Sigma Phi international fraternity held its annual convention in Indianapolis over the summer and Lock Haven University’s Delta Nu chapter came home for the second year in a row with the Gold Cup award. The Lock Haven University Delta Nu chapter was represented at the ...

Waterways to rise

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An already saturated ground here in Central Pennsylvania can’t take much more rain. But that’s just what remnants of Hurricane Florence are bringing. Upward of 3 more inches of rain is likely to fall across our region through today, according to the National Weather Service. There ...

Farm City Festival coming to Clinton County Fairgrounds

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MACKEYVILLE — Get the kids ready for some fall family fun. There’s a Farm City Festival coming to the Clinton County Fairgrounds, on Saturday, Sept. 22. The event will be held on the grounds at 98 Racetrack Road in Lamar Township and will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free, ...

Penn State to host horticulture open house in LH

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LOCK HAVEN —The Penn State Cooperative Extension will host an open house in their new offices in the Garden Building in downtown Lock Haven in October. Tom Butzler, the horticulture educator at Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences, is helping to organize the event set for Oct. 2 at ...

Old photo album

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EXPRESS ARCHIVES Locals in ‘Gypsy’ at Millbrook Millbrook Playhouse cast a number of local people in the musical “Gypsy” in 1971. From left are, in front, Colleen Smith who played Baby June, D.J. Akeley who played Louise, Millbrook music director Ralph Bufano, and Gina Montarsi. ...

Centre Library plans paranormal investigation

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BELLEFONTE —Is there a ghost in the library? A paranormal investigation is slated at the Centre County Library and Historical Museum, 203 N. Allegheny St. The library is inside the historic Miles-Hume House. Spring Hill Paranormal Investigators will check out the 204-year-old building on ...

Dear Annie

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Dear Annie: I live in a neighborhood with two non-state-maintained roads. One is a long, straight, steep hill with about 20 residences. My neighbor “Sally” lives in the middle of the hill. She lets her pets roam free in her yard and has toddler grandchildren. People driving up her hill need ...