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Pairs of the solar viewing glasses like these will be distributed to attendees of the lawn party during the eclipse at LHU.

LHU professors weigh in on rare event; urge safety precautions

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — If you’re at work, sports practice, or just around your house on Monday and you notice the sun being covered by a black object around 1:15 p.m., don’t get too scared. On that day, the United States will be experiencing a total solar eclipse. According to ...

Police news — Saturday, Aug. 19

Police, court and fires

DUI, no firearms license JERSEY SHORE — Daniel Paulhamus, 36, of 4326 Jobs Run Road, Jersey Shore, has been charged with driving under the influence and possession of a firearm without a license. State police at Montoursville report Paulhamus was stopped on Interstate 180 westbound at ...

Good food and a good time

Community

Dozens of local veterans were treated to a picnic by Clinton County Veterans Affairs on Wednesday at the Lock Haven VFW Post home on Water Street. The menu included hot dogs, corn on the cob, baked beans, macaroni salad and watermelon. Pictured are, from left, top row, Don Aikey, standing, and ...

Redmond’s wins Medal of Excellence Award

Business

BEECH CREEK — A local business has received a prestigious award for its customer service and dedicated commitment to excellence. And it celebrated the award with employees and customers at a gala affair on Friday night, August 11. Tera and Brian Redmond, owners of Redmond’s Complete ...

When life is just one big brain freeze

Religion

My family and I recently stopped at a Wendy’s restaurant late on a weekend evening and all got treated to the delectable dessert known as a Frosty! As we sat inside the restaurant partaking of the frozen deliciousness, I couldn’t help but marvel at the dedication and devotion mixed with ...

Special fishing opportunities offered on Labor Day holiday

Outdoors

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is offering two special fishing opportunities to entice adults and kids to fish on Labor Day, Sept. 4. The first is a $1 license for adult residents and non-residents. The license - good for Labor Day only - provides an easy and affordable way for ...

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Participants in the LH JAMS jazz workshop Friday at LHU include, from left, Luke Severn on drums, Kalina Spring and Rachel Crust on tenor sax, Andrew Haigh on trumpet, Emma Green on alto sax, and Mark Heaton on fiddle. Other participants were vocalist Makayla Key and pianist Mary Lou White.

Jazz players are born at festival

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — It’s a fine day for great music in Lock Haven! The second annual Lock Haven Jazz and Arts on Main Street (JAMS) Festival brings us a full afternoon and evening of free music today. Jazz starts at noon and runs until 6 p.m. in the 200 block of East Main Street, with the main ...

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The great American story of a local musician

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — Pete would approve. The LH JAMS Festival workshop yesterday was an opportunity to venture into the world of jazz with four top-notch guides. Eight local participants were brave enough to seize it. The workshop, held in Lock Haven University’s Sloan Fine Arts Center, started ...

Emergency services — Aug. 19

Police, court and fires

The Clinton County emergency services responded to the following calls: THURSDAY r At 7:33 p.m., emergency services from Sugar Valley/Loganton, Dunnstown, County Office of Emergency Management HAZ-MAT, and the Flemington Goodwill Hose Ambulance responded to a vehicle accident at I-80 ...

Blood drives ahead

Community

WEDNESDAY — Centre County Grange Fair Campground, Centre Hall, 10:30a.m.-4 p.m. FRIDAY — American Legion Post 444 at 112 Legion Lane (Route 45), Millheim, 1:30-6:30 p.m. Donors are asked to bring photo ID. Walk-ins are welcome at all drives. To sign up for a time slot, visit ...

The Richters to sing at Lamar Lighthouse

Religion

LAMAR — Lamar Lighthouse Camp will host the singing group The Richters this Sunday at 7 p.m. Many people have supported the camp this summer with their attendance at the concerts. There are only four more concerts left in the 2017 season. Those who have not been able to come to a concert ...

Jason Dumm will headline a benefit for the Clinton County SPCA called “Jammin’ for Paws,” Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at Riverview Park. Also playing will be Kevin Cierpilowski, the local humane officer, and Dusty Heggenstaller. Raffles and food will be available, and donations will be appreciated.

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‘Jammin’ for Paws’ event is Sunday

Local news

LOCKPORT — A special event for the Clinton County SPCA, “Jammin’ for Paws,” is slated Sunday afternoon at Riverview Park. Jason Dumm will perform in a benefit concert for the SPCA, before his performance that evening on the floating stage at Lock Haven. Also performing sets will be ...

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Coudersport Pike crash closes road

Police, court and fires

Philip A. Holmes/Special to The Express Route 44 was closed after this dump truck, loaded with stone, overturned two miles south of Black Forest, in Brown Township, Lycoming County, about 3:10 p.m. Friday, state police said. The driver, whose identify was not available, had already climbed out ...

Meetings next week

Community

Monday r Clinton County Commissioners, 9 a.m. r Lock Haven City Council, 7 p.m. r Bellefonte Borough Council, 7 p.m. r Wayne Township Supervisors, 7 p.m. Tuesday r Centre County Commissioners, 10 a.m. r Clinton County Planning Commission, 7 p.m. r Mill Hall Borough Council, 7 ...

area church briefs

Religion

Classes on Catholicism starting soon LOCK HAVEN — The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is open to anyone interested in learning about the Catholic Faith. Everyone is welcome to participate, whether he or she is just curious, or interested in taking the steps to become a ...

Grange fair schedule of events

Local news

CENTRE HALL — The 143rd Centre County Grange Fair is taking place now through Saturday. Enter the fairgrounds through Gate 1 (Potter Street), Gate 3 (off Route 144) or Gate 4 (Homan Lane off Route 45). The parking fee is $6 ($16 weekly). More information is available at: ...

Upcoming reunions

Community

Editor’s Note — We are anxious to continue to run announcements on family and class reunions every Saturday, and we try to keep an accurate accounting. However, there has been some confusion lately about getting the proper information to us, as times and places change often. Please send ...

Tiadaghton Valley police force may lose a partner

Local news

JERSEY SHORE — Jersey Shore Borough could soon be paying more for police services. That’s because Porter Township apparently intends to stop paying into the Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police Commission after next year. That likely would force Jersey Shore to absorb additional costs for ...

Clinton County Courthouse Roundup

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The information in Courthouse Roundup is obtained from public records. It is the policy of The Express that this information will not be withheld from publication. MARRIAGE LICENSES r Mallory Altman, 22, of Lock Haven to Brandon Neff, 29, of Lock Haven on Aug. 10, 2017. r ...