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Heated meeting draws in large crowd

Local news

Dozens of people filled the county courtroom for a special Clinton County Planning Commission meeting to discuss a zoning ordinance amendment requested by Robert C. Wise. Wise presented a power point of his proposed treatment facility at Woolrich Lodge, though the board moved a motion to ...

POLICE NEWS — FEB. 20

Police, court and fires

Public urination LOCK HAVEN — Dillan Tsukey, 20, of Broomall, and Donovan Jean, 20, of Newtown Square, have been charged with public urination after allegedly being observed urinating in the area behind the Ross Library, Willards Alley, Lock Haven, on Feb. 17 at approximately 1 a.m., ...

Lock Haven Council honors two retirees

Community

By LAURA JAMESON ljameson@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — City Council honored two city employees who will retire within the coming weeks. Streets and Parks Foreman Dennis Furl and Levee Superintendent Gary Ferree have worked for the city for a combined 50 years. The total number of hours ...

To Your Good Health: What’s in a name?

Health

BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: How does a medical condition get named? Once named, can the name be changed (for example, Lou Gehrig’s disease, ALS)? I have a condition called hemiplegic migraines. It is rare and misunderstood. I am part of an online support group, and many people with ...

City buys land from Castanea Fire Company

Local news

By LAURA JAMESON ljameson@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven City Council has approved the purchase of a parcel of land from the Castanea Fire Company for $6,000. The land is approximately 1.4 acres and will be used as a dumping/staging area for the waste water treatment plant next ...

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were received by the Clinton County Communications Center. MONDAY - At 7:36 a.m., Lock Haven EMS responded to a vehicle accident at 4913 Renovo Road, Grugen Township. The call was cleared at 8:16 p.m. - At 3:21 p.m., fire stations out of Mill Hall and ...

Youngsters win big

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED The Bellefonte Elks Lodge #1094 Hoop Shoot team took home the 2019 Elks North Central District Hoop Shoot crown, by finishing first in the district competition. Shown here, from left, at third place winners Nolan Butterworth (ages 8-9) and Quinn Eckley-Jones (ages 10-11), and ...

Vicki Wedler seeks nomination for commissioner

Local news

Vicki Wedler has announced she is seeking the Republican nomination for Centre County commissioners in the May 21 primary election. Wedler previously served 12 consecutive years (three four-year terms), as Centre County commissioner — 1988 through 1999. Vicki said she loves public ...

Miles for Smiles 5k Walk/Run

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED The 4th Annual Aidan’s Miles for Smiles 5k Walk/Run in honor and memory of Aidan Fowler, who died Jan. 3, 2016 at the age of 12 to brain cancer, will be held April 27 with 7 a.m. registration and a 9 a.m. start, at Woolrich Park, Pavilion 1. To register go to ...

Bennett to run for recorder in Centre County

Local news

CENTRE HALL — Georgi Bennett has announced she is seeking the Democratic nomination for Centre County Recorder of Deeds. Bennett has worked in both the private and public sector in finance, budgeting and customer service. Bennett wants to raise awareness of the position, saying: “I’d ...

Elks wins District Hoop Shoot trophy

Community

The Bellefonte Elks Lodge free throw contest team recently won the Elks North Central District Hoop Shoot Contest, held in Huntingdon, Pa. Shown here, with the Elks North Central District Hoop Shoot Contest trophy are, Scott Burkett, Loyal Knight of the Lodge, left, and Chris Shuey, Exalted ...

Sugar Valley FFA celebrates National FFA Week

Local news

By AMBER MORRIS For The Express LOGANTON — The Sugar Valley Rural Charter School’s chapter of the Future Farmers of America is celebrating National FFA Week, from Feb. 16 - 23, with daily activities for the entire school. On Monday, SVRCS FFA officers visited Tractor Supply in ...

Kiwanis February meetings and upcoming events

Community

LOCK HAVEN — The following meetings and events will be held by Lock Haven Kiwanis Club at the Elks Club. - Lou Ann Masden and Natasha Gorham of the AIDS Coalition will be speaking on Feb. 21 with an invocation by Lisa Bangson. - On Feb. 25 there will a Montoursville Interclub meeting. - ...

Centre County honors CPI, South Hills

Local news

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE — Representatives from the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology and the South Hills School of Business and Technology were honored at Tuesday’s Centre County Commissioners’ meeting. The commissioners unanimously ...

Old photo album: Ferris Wheel in Renovo

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED Ferris Wheel in Renovo Eleanor Brooks, who lived on the mountain side of Stout’s Hill in Renovo made a home made ferris wheel decades ago. Here, Eleanor stands in front of the ride. We thank western Clinton County Historian Charlie Barnum for sharing this photo with us.

Dear Annie: Husband prioritizes grown kids over wife

Community

Dear Annie: My husband and I both have adult kids from our prior lives. Thank goodness my loving and independent children were raised and taught in a manner emphasizing that you honor your spouse first and everyone else is in line (depending upon the situation, of course). Recently, his ...

LOCAL BRIEFS

Community

St. Luke’s Catholic Church spaghetti dinner March 27 JERSEY SHORE — St. Luke’s Catholic Church’s 72nd Annual Authentic Italian Spaghetti Dinner is scheduled Wednesday, March 27 at the church, 120 Kendall Ave. Take-outs will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Lunch will be served ...

Around the Town

Community

LOVE YOUR PET TODAY Today is “Love Your Pet Day,” and here’s some things you can do to show your furry friend how much you love him or her. r Take your furry friend for a walk somewhere new or special. Whether it’s through a dog park, on a trail in the woods, or along the beach, ...

Winter Weather Advisory issued

Urgent information

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from Wednesday morning to Thursday morning. Central Pennsylvania is forecast to receive snowfall from 1 inch in some areas to as much as 5 inches in southern portions of the region. "Snow of varying intensity, then mixed ...

Senior project raises $1,000 for cancer

Local news

PHOTOS PROVIDED Central Mountain High School Senior Logan Fisher decided his Senior Project should benefit cancer patients and focus on the fight against cancer. So, he put together two basketball games to raise money. And so, the CMHS boys and girls basketball teams participated in ...