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Renovo Library remembers Jack ‘Puppy’ Shaffer

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RENOVO — It was a poignant tribute as family and friends gathered at the Renovo Area Public Library to remember “the spark plug” of the library, Jack “Puppy” Shaffer. Renovo Librarian Barb Rauch began the ceremony last Saturday night by welcoming all to “the library that Jack ...

Police news — Tuesday, March 28

Police, court and fires

Sexually explicit photos SPRING MILLS — State police at Rockview are investigating an incident at Penn’s Valley High School involving several known juveniles exchanging sexually explicit photos and videos on Thursday, March 23, around noon. Child endangerment BELLEFONTE — Brian ...

Out with the old trucks, in with the new

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MILL HALL — Three of Bald Eagle Township’s trucks are listed for sale on Munibid.com where they are gathering bids until sometime next month. The bids on all three are up to $32,600, more than the supervisors had hoped for, according to the township secretary. Last month, the supervisors ...

Route 220 bridge work starts tomorrow

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McELHATTAN — Repair work will begin tomorrow on a Route 220 bridge near McElhattan, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Crews will be working on substructure repairs on the Route 220 bridge that spans the railroad and Wayne Township landfill, north of the McElhatten ...

Calendar of events

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TODAY r Civil War round table, 7 p.m., Avenue 209 Coffee House, 209 Bellefonte Ave., Lock Haven, featuring the movie “Jubilation” and discussion afterward. All are welcome. THURSDAY r “Ukulele Crash Course” beginner’s workshop for ukulele players by Allegheny Ukulele Kollective, ...

LH Hospital accepting applications for nursing scholarships

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LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven Hospital is accepting applications for the 2017 Lee and Bessie Graham Scholarship of Nurses. The late Bessie Graham established the scholarship trust in 1979 to assist graduates of Clinton County high schools who are interested in pursuing a career in nursing. To be ...

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New Year baby gets quilt

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PHOTO PROVIDED Every year on National Quilting Day, the Clinton Piecemaker’s Quilt Guild awards a baby quilt to the first baby born in the new year at Lock Haven Hospital. This year the holiday was March 18, and the quilt went to Emery Robert Billings, the first child of Aaron and Courtney ...

Local briefs

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Centre County Democrats plan Spring Breakfast BOALSBURG — The Centre County Democrats will hold their Spring Breakfast on Saturday, April 8 at the Mountain View Country Club in Boalsburg. The doors open at 8:30 a.m. with the buffet breakfast served at 9 a.m. Scheduled speakers include ...

Around the Town

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Good day And happy anniversary to Jan and Betty Bausinger. Word of the day Milksop — One who is timid or indecisive. Spaghetti dinner Saint Luke’s Catholic Church at 120 Kendall Ave., Jersey Shore, is holding its 70th Annual Authentic Italian Spaghetti Dinner on Wednesday, March 29. ...

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A true blessing

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WINGATE— Twenty-four years ago, on a Friday evening in autumn, Brooke Fisher was born. She was born with musical talent, athletic ability, and an extra-sweet personality. In fact, Brooke was born with a lot of extras. She was even born with an extra copy of a chromosome. The 21st ...

Police: 3-27

Police, court and fires

DUI’s alleged BELLEFONTE — State police at Rockview charged four drivers with allegedly driving under the influence over the past weekend. r A 50-year-old Howard woman is suspected of driving under the influence following a crash in the 2300 block of Nittany Valley Drive, Walker ...

Daffodill Days

Old Photo Album

Community

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Daffodil Days in 1991 Lisa Tobia, left, a freshman at Lock Haven University, buys daffodils from Barb McKnight on March 23, 1991, during the annual Daffodil Days fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Mrs. McKnight’s mother, Harriet Bowes, was instrumental in ...

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Charlotte Rebuck has made hundreds of Jared Boxes and is distributing them to area hospitals as her senior project at Sugar Valley Rural Charter School.

Student makes Jared Boxes for hospitalized children

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LOGANTON — Have you ever heard of a Jared Box? Charlotte Rebuck has and she’s made over 800 of them. Jared Boxes originated in 2001 in State College after a young boy named Jared was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumor. After he passed, his classmates created Jared Boxes in ...

Emergency Services: 3-27

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The following calls were recorded by the Clinton County Department of Emergency Services. FRIDAY r At 2:34 p.m., Beech Creek Blanchard Fire Company responded to a wild fire at 420 Blueberry Ridge, Howard. The call was cleared at 5:03 p.m. r At 8:27 p.m., Citizen Hose Company of South ...

Calendar of events: 3-27

Community

TODAY r “Technology @ the Library,” free one-on-one training and answers to technology questions, 1-2 p.m., Centre County Library and Historical Museum, 200 Allegheny St., Bellefonte, 814-355-1516. Bring your gadget or computer. TUESDAY r Civil War round table, 7 p.m., Avenue 209 ...

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South Renovo firefighters honored

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Over 120 years of volunteer service were recognized Saturday night as three members who have dedicated much of their lives to the Citizen’s Hose Company Station #28 of South Renovo were honored. Keith Wilson, 40 years; Keith Tripp, 50 years, and Jamie Stone, 40 years, each received not ...

Local Briefs: 3-27

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Kellerman Recital Sunday LOCK HAVEN — The Keystone Central School District Music Department will be holding the 10th annual William P. Kellerman Memorial Recital on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Lock Haven. Following the performance, there will be a reception ...

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Lowe’s donates to fire company

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The Renovo Fire Department recently received a Lowe’s Education Grant for $1,200 which they turned into a Kobalt tool kit for their rescue vehicles. The grant shows a commitment that younger members have undertaken as they have started to dedicate much of their time to the fire department. ...

Around the Town

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Good day To Eric “Turtle” Dingler-Brown of Lock Haven. Word of the day Hayseed — Unsophisticated person who comes from a rural area. Quote of the day “Cynicism is merely the art of seeing things as they are instead of as they ought to be.” — Oscar Wilde Pizza ...