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Fans cheer as CM, Bellefonte boys’ bball teams face off

Local news

The energy was high as parents, students and other spectators crowded the Central Mountain gymnasium last night for the first round of the District VI basketball playoffs. Despite a late comeback bid by the Red Raiders, Central Mountain managed to stay on top. For the full game story, see B1.

Energy companies charged with polluting stream

Police, court and fires

ENGLISH CENTER — Misdemeanor charges have been filed against Texas-based Anadarko E&P Onshore and a second company, Oil States Energy Services, of Clearfield, for allegedly polluting Little Pine Creek and a tributary of Bonnell Run in Pine Township, according to the state attorney ...

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Penn College physical therapist assistant student Kathleen L. Carey, of Montoursville, assesses the deep tendon reflexes of classmate Angela M. Cipolla, of Williamsport.

PA College of technology adds Physical Therapist Assistant degree

Community

WILLIAMSPORT — Pennsylvania College of Technology welcomed the first class of students into its new Physical Therapist Assistant Program this spring, following a semester of prerequisite coursework. The two-year degree program culminates in an Associate of Applied Science degree; students ...

Calendar of events

Local news

TODAY r Covenant Cafe, 1-3 p.m., Assembly Room of Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St. The Covenant Cafe is an activity group for people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease or other diagnoses with memory loss. The group meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each ...

Emergency services — Feb. 21

Police, court and fires

The following calls were recorded by the Clinton County Department of Emergency Services. SATURDAY r At 11:41 a.m., the Sugar Valley Loganton Fire Co. responded to a wildfire at 203 Saddle Rock Lane in Greene Township. The call was cleared at 12:14 a.m. r At 1:43 p.m., the Renovo Emerald ...

New Love Center serves 396 families in January

Community

JERSEY SHORE — In the month of January, The New Love Center Food Pantry 229 S. Broad St., Jersey Shore, served 396 families, distributing food to feed 953 people in our coverage area, with 286 volunteers donating 1,063 hours. The pantry received 2,563 pounds of donated food, including702 ...

From left are Webelos Den Leader Roland Davenport, Caden Paloskey, Sam Wible, William Page, Trent Goodling, Martin Lewis and Cub Scout Den Leader Daria Page.

Pack 137 hosts banquet, Pinewood Derby

Local news

PHOTO PROVIDED Cub Scout Pack 137 held its annual Blue and Gold Banquet and Pinewood Derby on Sunday, Feb. 12 at its chartered organization, Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Renovo. Family and friends gathered to recognize the Scouts’ achievements over the past few months, then watch as ...

Local briefs

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JS Lioness plans Basket Bingo JERSEY SHORE — Jersey Shore Lioness Basket Bingo featuring Longaberger baskets filled with various items will be held Saturday, March 11, 2017, at the Wheeland Center. Doors open at 11 a.m. Bingo starts at 1 p.m. There will be 50/50, rip-off tickets, ...

Around the Town

Local news

Good day And happy birthday to Camden Vonada, 15 today. Quote of the day “Only evil grows of itself, while for goodness we want effort and courage.” — Henri Amiel CM girls’ volleyball Calling all middle school girls who want to learn about and play volleyball. Starting today ...

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The former Clarence Elementary School is being transformed into the Mountain Top Activity Center.

Small but committed

Local news

By ROSE HOOVER For The Express WINGATE — They’ve been at it since 2008, but the core group of volunteers remain determined and enthusiastic about their mission to transform the former Clarence Elementary School into the Mountain Top Activity Center (MTAC). The group has held Wiffle ...

Police news — Monday, Jan. 20

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Felony warrant LOCK HAVEN — Salena Marie Yingling, 21, of Lock Haven was picked up a on felony arrest warrant in Woodward Twp. on Feb. 15, 2017. According to Lock Haven police, she was found hiding out at a residence. Charges arise from a Dec. 8, 2016, incident where Yingling was found in ...

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Miller seeks Centre jury commissioner post

Local news

HOWARD — William T. “Willie” Miller, 62, of Howard, has announced he is a candidate for the Democratic nomination for Centre County Jury Commissioner in the May 16 primary election. Miller is currently a volunteer for the jury commissioners through the Centre County Office of Aging ...

The Express to publish local candidates’ political announcements

Local news

The Express community newspaper is accepting announcements for public office in 2017 and will publish those announcements through Wednesday, March 8. Candidates for public office can begin to circulate and file nomination petitions on Tuesday, Feb. 14, with their county voter registration ...

Leadership Clinton County meets local leaders

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — Leadership Clinton County held a two-day session recently to educate its participants on Clinton County’s local government, elections and the judicial system. Participants had the opportunity to tour the courthouse, Garden Building and correctional facility. In addition, ...

Above, Rob Oshinskie, owner of Victory Sports & Fitness, trains CMHS soccer players, from left, Alyssa Dickie, Karissa Lukas and Kathryn Myers. At left, CMHS soccer players learn training techniques. At right, soccer team members Alyssa Dickie and Kathryn Myers work on balance under the supervision of Oshinskie. 

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CM female athletes learn how to prevent ACL injuries

Local news

MILL HALL — In the course of a day, you probably don’t give much thought to your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) … unless it’s been injured or torn. Then it’s near impossible to think about anything else. The ACL connects your thigh bone to your shinbone at your knee. Although it ...

POLICE NEWS — SATURDAY, FEB. 18

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Hit and run MILL HALL — A Jeep Grand Cherokee parked in the Kwik Fill parking lot at 165 Hogan Blvd. was hit by a Dodge pick-up truck Monday around 9:30 a.m., according to state police at Lamar. The truck was then driven away from the scene by an unidentified man who failed to notify anyone ...

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Cub Scouts cross over into Troop 54

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED Cub Scouts cross over into Troop 54 At left, Seven Scouts from Pack 54 of Beech Creek - Blanchard crossed over into Troop 54. Each was awarded custom-made Arrow of Light plaques specific to their years in Scouting. From left are Wyatt Wilson, Jonathon Killinger, Aiden ...

From left, are Flanagan, Anne Bartholomew, her husband, Ted Brantley, and son, Corey Bartholomew.

‘Time Out’ at The Edge

Business

PHOTOS PROVIDED The Edge Bar & Grille at 4 N. Henderson St. in Lock Haven (www.theedgeoflockhaven.com) hosted a well-attended “Time Out” sponsored by the Clinton County Economic Partnership on Thursday. Owner Anne Bartholomew rolled out the red carpet, serving various appetizers, ...

Valentine’s Day… the real story

Religion

Flowers, candy, red hearts and romance… that’s what Valentine’s Day is all about, right? Well, maybe not. The origin of this holiday for the expression of love really isn’t romantic at all — at least not in the traditional sense. St. Valentine was a Roman priest at a time when ...

Wise rehab center project up for vote Wednesday

Local news

DUNNSTOWN — The Woodward Township Zoning Hearing Board members will sit together once again Wednesday, for the third segment of a hearing on a proposed drug and alcohol rehab center for teens. The session is open to the public and is scheduled for 6 p.m. in Dunnstown Fire Hall, which can ...