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New levels of care

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WILLIAMSPORT — UPMC Susquehanna will invest millions of dollars to take its fight against cancer to new heights, and to provide full regional emergency trauma services. At a ceremony Tuesday before several hundred people, UPMC Susquehanna President Steven P. Johnson outlined plans to spend ...

‘Take A Stand’ against domestic violence

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By JEREMY ARMSTRONG For The Express LOCK HAVEN — Domestic and intimate partner violence is a public health crisis. Only a sustained, coordinated, and collaborative community effort can put an end it. According to the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence Domestic Violence ...

Stone veneer firm expansion gets county planning approval

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By JOHN RISHEL jrishel@lockhaven.com JERSEY SHORE — A southern Clinton County company that manufactures a variety of stone veneer has been approved for expansion by county planners. On Tuesday night, the county Planning Commission approved a land development plan in Crawford Township ...

SC Elks donates to Centre Veterans Assistance Fund

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The State College Elks continues to support local veterans services programming through a donation to the Centre County Veterans Assistance Fund. Shown supporting, from left, the donation are Jack McKinley from the State College Elks, Larry Ermol, from the Veterans Assistance Fund, William ...

Councilman Evan Duffey resigns in Bellefonte

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By CAROL TERRACINA HARTMAN cterracina@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE - Bellefonte Borough Councilman Evan Duffey offered a letter of resignation to the borough council on Monday, informing them that he has accepted a job in Northern California, beginning at the end of October. Duffey, a ...

State College Elks Lodge receives donation

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PHOTO PROVIDED The State College Elks Lodge #1600 Veterans Service Committee was the recipient of a financial donation to support its veterans programming in the State College/Penns Valley Service Area. Shown here are State College Elks Veterans Service Program co-chairman W. F. Reiber, ...

Christmas in the Barn this weekend at fairgrounds

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MILL HALL — A lot of Christmas spirit goes into the planning of Christmas in the Barn to be held on Saturday and Sunday at the Clinton County Fairgrounds, 98 Racetrack Road. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days; admission and parking are free. There are a variety of ...

SC Elks participate in child safety fair

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The State College Elks Lodge again participated in the Patton Township Children’s Safety Fair, held at the Target-Wegmans parking lot in Patton Township. Elroy the Elk (aka Shelly Wike) and other Elks volunteers distributed drug awareness literature to the hundreds of participants at this ...

SC Elks announces students of the month

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PHOTOS PROVIDED The State College Elks Lodge #1600 is pleased to announce the selection of Emma E. Barber, right, and Nathaniel E. Warren, left, as Penns Valley Area High School’s Students of the Month for September 2018. Both students are seniors at Penns Valley, and will be considered ...

JS approves calendar making up for missed days for mold issue

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JERSEY SHORE — Following a denial by the state’s Department of Education of a waiver for the five days of school missed at the beginning of the school year due to a mold problem, the Jersey Shore School Board approved a revised school calendar. Jill Wenrich, superintendent of the Jersey ...

LH Rotary to host Family Game Night

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LOCK HAVEN — On Oct. 26, the Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven is sponsoring a Family Game Night. There will be old and new games to play and snacks and door prizes will be given out. It is encouraged but not mandatory is to wear a costume. The club would like participants to bring ...

Old photo album

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EXPRESS ARCHIVES Lions and tigers and bears oh my! Dianne Cristiani, youngest of the famed Cristani family of “The Cristani Bros Circus” sits with a lion cub during one of the circus’ visits to Lock Haven. The Cristani Bros Circus came to Lock Haven on Memorial Day but we unsure of ...

Dear Annie

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Dear Annie: My father has late-stage Alzheimer’s and is in a nursing home. Do I send an invitation addressed to my dad and mom, my mom alone or my mom plus one? I want to acknowledge the fact that he is still alive, but I don’t want to act as if I have my head stuck in the ground. I’m ...

Dear Annie

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Dear Annie: I am writing to you about the adult son of a friend of mine. This young man, “Dwayne,” has had a bad couple of years. He was kicked out of the military, divorced and had terrible child custody problems. My friend loves her son very much, but he is rather lazy. He has had several ...

Penn State Horticulture Show is this weekend

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UNIVERSITY PARK—A fall favorite of residents from Centre County and beyond, the Penn State Horticulture Show, will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 20 and 21 at Penn State’s University Park campus. This annual show is planned and presented by the student Horticulture Club in Penn ...

Nobel or no, vitamins don’t treat the common cold

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BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I cannot believe you would talk people out of vitamins as the flu season is approaching. You have some nerve to not quote studies to back up your false premises. Have you never heard of Dr. Linus Pauling? He got the Nobel Prize. — H.R. ANSWER: Dr. ...

To Your Good Health

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BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I am blessed to be a very healthy 63-year-old woman. I am a vegetarian who eats fish occasionally. I take 600 mg of calcium a day, along with 1 mg folic acid for thalassemia minor. I exercise every day. I sleep well. I feel great and full of energy. I ...

Local Briefs

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Bikers for Caleb Leone hosting breakfast, poker run JERSEY SHORE — Bikers for Caleb Leone, a football player from Jersey Shore High School who was injured during practice in August, are having a breakfast and poker run on Oct. 20, at the SVBT clubhouse at 84 Harley Drive, Woolrich. ...

Around the Town

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Good Day to Mike Holter. Mike is a resident at Rose View Center and would love hearing from friends. His address is Room 228, 1201 Rural Ave., Williamsport, Pa. 17701 GOP picnic Saturday Clinton County Republicans will host their Fall Picnic on Saturday, Oct. 20, indoors at the GOP ...

Calendar of events

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TOMORROW - WWE wrestling champion Marc Mero speaking, 7-8 p.m., Central Mountain High School Auditorium; free admission, free raffles, free hot dog for ages 12 and up. - Soup sale and luncheon, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-6:30 p.m., Howard United Methodist Church. FRIDAY - Fall yard-n-bake ...