News

Pat Miller is candidate for Congress

Local news

Pat Miller, 34, of State College, has announced he is seeking the Republican nomination in the special election on May 21 to fill the House seat in the 12th Congressional District vacated by the resignation of Tom Marino. Miller, a Penn State Law student graduating in May, said he feels an ...

Area braces for another ‘messy’ winter storm

Local news

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — There’s just no end in sight. Mother Nature continues to hammer central Pennsylvania with round after round of winter weather. In what seems like a weekly occurrence, we are in for another storm this week. This one arrives on ...

Clinton County Townships reorganize for the new year

Local news

The following information includes information from townships and municipalities from their reorganizational meetings at the beginning of 2019. If you would like your township or borough included, please send the information to Lana Muthler at lmuthler@lockhaven.com and it will be included in ...

Around the Town

Community

LOTS OF BIRTHDAYS Happy (belated) Birthday to Joseph Moore Sr. of Orviston. Happy birthday to twins Deb Ludwig and Dianna Smith, both of Lock Haven ... Glenn Jacobs ... Makenna Grace Raudabaugh, 6, of Flemington ... David Harpster of Mackeyville Road. Word of the Day Lavic—of, ...

Police News – Feb. 18

Police, court and fires

Vehicle rear ended TUSSEYVILLE — The driver and passenger of a 2005 Honda Civic suffered suspected minor injuries after the vehicle rear ended another vehicle on General Potter Highway, Potter Township, Centre County on Feb. 16 at 1:19 p.m., state police at Rockview said. Daniel J. ...

Around the town

Community

GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Charlotte Brungart, 81, of Bellefonte Soup Sale and Luncheon Howard United Methodist Church will hold a soup sale and luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 at the church, 144 W. Main St., Howard. Cost is $6. for lunch or quarts of soup. ...

PRR House of the month

Local news

PHOTO PROVIDED The PRR (Preserve Renew and Rejuvenate Western Clinton County) house for February is owned by Mr. and Mrs. Kody George. Located in Farwell, Chapman Township it was recently remodeled by the young couple and is a welcome renovation to the neighborhood. They will be ...

Emergency Services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communications Center. FRIDAY - At 7:41 a.m., Nittany Valley at Lamar and Dunnstown fire departments, Flemington Goodwill Hose EMS and Rockview state police were called to a vehicle accident along the east bound lane of ...

Calendar of events

Community

FEB. 18 —UPMC Lock Haven Hospital Auxiliary’s monthly meeting, 1 p.m., Senior Circle Meeting Room. All members welcome. FEB. 19 — Harlem Wizards vs JSASD staff, 6:30 p.m., Jersey Shore High School, 701 Cemetery St., Jersey Shore. Tickets: www.harlemwizards.com and click on Schedule and ...

White House indicates Trump to veto disapproval of emergency

Local news

By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.- President Donald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border, a top White House adviser said on Sunday. White House senior ...

Smollett case developments leave some baffled

Local news

By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES - The national outrage that simmered after actor Jussie Smollett said he was attacked by people shouting racial and anti-gay slurs was fueled in part by celebrities who spoke out loud and strong on social media. But the outrage has now been ...

Aurora shooter’s permit was revoked, gun wasn’t seized

Local news

By DON BABWIN and JULIE WATSON Associated Press AURORA, Ill. - An initial background check failed to detect a felony conviction that should have barred the man who killed five co-workers and wounded six others at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant from buying the gun. Months ...

Prayer Shawl Ministry struggling to meet goal

Local news

By JOHN RISHEL jrishel@lockhaven.com MILL HALL — The Prayer Shawl Ministry at Bald Eagle United Presbyterian Church, 111 Main St., Mill Hall, has been providing knitted goods to various personal care homes, nursing homes and hospitals in the area for nearly 12 years. However, ...

POLICE NEWS — FEB. 16

Police, court and fires

Ice strikes windshield LINDEN — Robert Brown, 63, of Linden, was driving south on North Main Street, Muncy Creek Township, on Feb. 14 when a large piece of ice flew off another vehicle and struck his windshield, according to state police at Montoursville. Neither Brown nor his passenger, ...

One captain’s journey through cancer

Community

By Michael Martin Garrett Penn State News UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - By the time she came to Penn State, THON 2019 photography captain Brianna Barker had already overcome more than anyone her age should have to live through. Diagnosed at age seven with dilated cardiomyopathy, a condition that ...

Women’s Energy Network establishes Susquehanna Valley Chapter

Business

WILLIAMSPORT— The Women’s Energy Network (WEN) has come to Northcentral Pennsylvania with the formation of its new, Susquehanna Valley Chapter. This chapter will offer leadership and career development programs and provide networking opportunities for its members in 20 counties. The ...

The Arthur Goldstein Quartet performs at Trinity UM

Religion

The Arthur Goldstein Quartet will present the best of post-bop jazz and original material, including pieces by Arthur Goldstein (piano) and Kevin Lowe (drums) on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 2:30 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 128 W. Howard St., Bellefonte. The production is part of the Sunday ...

FINDING SUPPORT

Health

HEALTH - Alzheimer’s and Caregivers Support Group — 7 p.m. March 12 (second Tuesday of the month), Conference Room B of Susque-View Home. Information: Fran Decker at 748-4302. - Parkinson’s Support Group — Open to everyone interested in learning about the disease, 3 p.m. March 13 ...

What are host plants and why do we need them?

Outdoors

“What are host plants?” was a question I received while teaching a recent Master Gardener workshop. It’s a very good question and those who are interested in helping pollinators, such as bees, moths, and butterflies, may find the answer particularly useful. Let’s use butterflies ...