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Fly-In welcomes pilots from near and far

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LOCK HAVEN — All you have to do is simply walk through the gates onto the airfield at Piper Airport to get a sense of the camaraderie and enjoyment that pilots feel when attending the Sentimental Journey Fly-In. Immediately you are met with the sight of dozens of colorful, unique planes ...

Police News — June 19

Police, court and fires

Motorcyclist injured LAMAR — A deer crossing Interstate 80 near mile marker 185 caused a motorcycle crash that left the driver with suspected serious injuries last Friday night, state police at Lamar said. Carl E. Claypoole, 44, of Prospect, Pa., was riding east when the deer entered his ...

Youth hunters bring home awards from regional event

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LOGANTON — Members of the Southern Clinton County Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC) have a saying — “Hard work equals good results.” They proved it recently. The local YHEC teams brought home 17 individual awards at the Western YHEC Regional event held at Burrell Township Rod ...

Groves murder trial is delayed

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Ex-wife provides new information to police LOCK HAVEN —Jury selection in the Loyd W. Groves murder case never got underway Monday morning as scheduled. Groves is standing trial for the murder of Katherine Dolan Heckel, a 40-year-old Mill Hall wife and mother who went missing July 15, 1991 ...

Recording of crying children at border add to the outrage

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration facility took center stage Monday in the growing uproar over the Trump administration's policy of separating ...

Renovo Legion gives $10,800 in scholarships

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KEVIN RAUCH/THE EXPRESS The American Legion Remembrance Post 442 in Renovo recently handed out $10,800 in scholarships. In this annual scholarship program, the Legion gives the most recent Bucktail Area High School graduates $1,000 each and Bucktail alumni who are college students $300. ...

Sunday crash claims its second victim

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By SARAH PAEZ spaez@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — A second person involved in a horrific, two-car crash on Renovo Road on Sunday afternoon has died. Nancy Kodish, 65, of Oxford, Pa., died from her injuries at the Geisinger Medical Center, where she was transported via Lifeflight helicopter ...

‘Good Samaritan’ donates display cases to Heritage Park

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KEVIN RAUCH/THE EXPRESS Bill Probst’s Construction Trades class at Bucktail High School are shown with local benefactor and Good Samaritan, Mike Sette. The students are holding two large oak display cases they built at the behest of Mike who designed and funded the project. Mike had the ...

Beach closed; water tested daily until levels are safe

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LOCK HAVEN — Those wishing to escape the heat by taking a dip in the Susquehanna River may want to wait. High bacteria levels, specifically of the fecal coliform E. coli, have been reported in the river, causing the city’s beach to be closed down temporarily. Fecal coliform is a type ...

Music rules this summer at Ross Library

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LOCK HAVEN — A very special concert at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 18 by Philadelphia’s own The Cat’s Pajamas will highlight Ross Library’s summer theme of Libraries Rock. The outdoor concert will be held on the library patio and grounds. This “kiddie rock” band has twice been ...

Bellefonte gets motorcycle parking and new LED lights

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BELLEFONTE - If you drive a motorcycle, parking in downtown Bellefonte has become a lot easier and safer. At Monday night’s Bellefonte borough council meeting, Bellefonte council man Jon Eaton, point person for the borough streets committee, talked about the new motorcycle-designated ...

Around the Town

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Good Day and Happy Birthday to John Regula! Word of the Day Skail — To scatter out, disperse, or disband. Quote of the Day “Nothing leads to good that is not natural.” —Friedrich Schiller Eagles and Osprey On Saturday, June 23, at 8 p.m., there will be a program on ...

LH boat dock coming this year

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LOCK HAVEN — The city is ordering a boat dock. Donations and grants have reached a high enough level that the city has tapped Power 10 Boat Docks of Middleburg to provide and install a public boat dock near Corman Amphitheatre. Drawings of the 60-foot dock are expected within a few weeks, ...

Fly-In schedule of events

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LOCK HAVEN — The 2018 Sentimental Journey to Cub Haven Fly-In, Tuesday, June 19 through Saturday, June 23 at Piper Airport, features the following activities. TODAY 9 a.m.— Registration gates, indoor and outdoor commercial vendors open. 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. — Piper Aviation Museum ...

Groves trial delayed; ex-wife speaks to police

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By LANA MUTHLER lmuthler@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN -- The trial of Loyd W. Groves, 69, who is accused of murdering Katherine Dolan Heckel in 1991, has been delayed due to key information his ex-wife released to police last week. Jury selection was set to start today and the trial was ...

Deadly crash on Renovo Road

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From staff reports LOCK HAVEN — A man was killed and five others were injured in a head-on collision of two cars on the Renovo Road north of the city on Sunday. State police have confirmed that Robert Keefer, 31, of Lock Haven, one of the drivers, was killed in the crash. The ...

County weighs in on border dispute

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By SARAH PAEZ spaez@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — With a decade-long boundary dispute between Dunnstable and Woodward townships set to go to court soon, The Express went to Clinton County government offices for clarification on how the county allegedly caused the conflict by “resetting” ...

First night Summer Concert Series

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It was a very hot, humid evening but that did not deter a good crowd from coming out Sunday night to watch The Gabe Stillman Band kick off concerts on the floating stage on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River at the J. Doyle Corman Amphitheatre in downtown Lock Haven. Stillman brought ...

POLICE NEWS - JUNE 18

Police, court and fires

Theft by deception CENTRE HALL — State police at Rockview are investigating an incident that occured June 4 on South Pennsylvania Avenue where an individual attempted to buy a dog online from California and realized that it was a scam when more money was requested for shipping. The suspect ...

Loganton on fire

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“Nothing worth mentioning was saved.” That’s an ominous statement, isn’t it? And it was used by the Clinton County Times a century ago to describe the historic fire that burned down Loganton. Nothing was safe — people who carried their possessions to what they thought was a safe ...