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Illegal drugs valued at more than $14 million seized so far in 2019

Local news

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania State Police troopers have confiscated $14,190,683 worth of heroin, fentanyl, cocaine, and other prohibited drugs in the first quarter of 2019. From Jan. 1 through March 31, state police seized nearly 118 pounds of cocaine and 27 pounds of heroin. Troopers also ...

Florence Warren credits dandelions and country living for long life

Local news

MILL HALL — Florence Warren smiled often on Sunday afternoon. Wearing a sparkling crown on her head, it was indeed a wonderful day for the lady who celebrated her 100th birthday on April 9. “This is a real surprise,” Florence said as she sat front and center between old friends and ...

Police News – April 15

Police, court and fires

Injuries in one vehicle accident LINDEN — A 36-year-old Mill Hall woman suffered injuries of an unknown severity while traveling on Route 220, Woodward Township, Lycoming County on April 12 at 7:39 a.m., state police at Montoursville said. Kathryn M. Kleckner, was traveling north on the ...

WCCRA awarded 2018 Tourism/Recreation Grant

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED The Western Clinton County Recreation Authority was recently awarded a $3,500 Clinton County Tourism/Recreation Grant. The grant was to support a new entrance project at the Authority’s Recreation Center located at 222 Saint Clair Ave. in Renovo. The Tourism/Recreation ...

Blood in the urine prompts doctor visit — at any age

Health

BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m a 92-year-old man in better-than-average health. I have had two episodes of blood in my urine in the past two months. I know this isn’t normal. At my age, I’d just like to make believe it didn’t happen. What’s my future like? — ...

12th District candidates talk issues at forum

Local news

By MIKE REUTHER For the Express LEWISBURG — Candidates for 12th Congress agree that the U.S. needs to find better ways to work collaboratively to benefit all Americans. Republican Fred Keller and Democrat Mark Friedenberg both want better paying jobs, expanded broadband service and ...

Calendar of Events

Community

TODAY - Monthly UPMC Lock Haven Auxiliary meeting, 1 p.m., Senior Activity Room. - Scrabble Club, 7 to 9 p.m., Avenue 209 Coffee House, 209 Bellefonte Ave., Lock Haven. All are welcome. ——— Send us the news of your event through our Virtual Newsroom at www.lockhaven.com, by ...

Renovo denied grant for walking path

Local news

RENOVO — As Renovo Borough faced an uphill battle convincing Delaware Avenue residents to allow a walking path near the front of their properties, it turns out that Renovo was not awarded a portion of the Multimodal Transportation Fund grant that would have paid for the path. Council ...

Around the town

Community

Good Day and Happy Anniversary George and Grace Duff! Word of the Day Decoct — To extract the flavor of by boiling, to boil down or concentrate. Quote of the Day “A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.” – Joyce Meyer Relay for Life Fundraiser Clinton County ...

Trout season opens

Local news

CHRIS MORELLI/THE EXPRESS This family spent all day Saturday fishing at Fisherman’s Paradise near Bellefonte during the first day of trout season. Pictured, from left, Evelyn Rose Santoriello, Blaise Santoriello, Dave Hartnett, Erin Santoriello, Jill Rabickow and Richie Dittman. The ...

Correction

Community

The Express incorrectly listed this coming Saturday as a Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank date. The next day the Shoe Bank is open is Saturday, May 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. After that, the Shoe Bank will close for the summer, re-opening on Aug. 17. The Shoe Bank is inside Covenant United Methodist ...

Commission drops orange clothing requirements for some hunters

Local news

From Pennlive Archers and turkey hunters will no longer be required to wear fluorescent orange while hunting. The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners on Tuesday approved a measure that simplifies requirements to wear fluorescent orange material while hunting. There are no changes to ...

Tornado watch in effect

Urgent information

LOCK HAVEN - The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for the area from now until approximately 3 a.m. Monday morning. Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds of 60 miles per hour or greater are predicted with tornadoes possible this evening and early tomorrow morning. ...

Reeling in a success

Local news

By JOHN RISHEL For The Express LOCK HAVEN — Lance Bowman, a 16-year-old Central Mountain from, is approaching his first full year of being an online business, selling custom made fishing flies under the name Fishing Creek Flies. Bowman, who lives on Fishing Creek Road in Mill Hall, says ...

WIC holds ribbon cutting for its new office in community center

Community

LOCK HAVEN — On Friday, the Women, Infants and Children Program - otherwise known as WIC - officially cut the ribbon on its new office inside the Clinton County Community Center. But the ribbon cutting was simply a formality. In reality, the WIC offices have been up and running since Jan. ...

Ecumenical Good Friday Service planned at Great Island Presbyterian

Religion

LOCK HAVEN — The Worship and Music Committee of Great Island Presbyterian Church, 12 W. Water St., wishes to announce an ecumenical Good Friday Service to be held Friday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. Ample parking is available in the church lot adjacent to Mill Street. “The committee agreed ...

Assessment details impact of pests and pathogens

Outdoors

STATE COLLEGE — Pests and diseases are taking a substantial bite out of the world’s five major food crops - in some cases, up to 40 percent - according to a recently released publication, one of the first to inventory the impact on a global scale. “Declining crop health affects everyone ...

Discussion of zoning ordinance becomes heated

Local news

By LAURA JAMESON ljameson@lockhaven.com FLEMINGTON — Conversation about Flemington Borough’s zoning ordinance became a little heated during a council meeting Thursday night. Jeff Shroat, owner of a property on Woods Avenue, and one of his tenants, Corey Meyer, asked to discuss a $50 ...

Courthouse Roundup

Police, court and fires

MARRIAGE LICENSES No marriages were recorded. DIVORCES - Susan E. and Andrew V. Johnson on April 8. DEEDS RECORDED - Richard K. and Linda Kyle to John L. Hudacek and Aida I. Soto for $110,000, property in Bald Eagle Township. - Jessica R. Corl and Dakota A. Bartley to Kristen L. Hinds ...