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Wet weather doesn’t deter airplane enthusiasts

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LOCK HAVEN — Just like the postman delivering the mail, the Sentimental Journey to Cub Haven Fly-In goes on, no matter the weather. Unfortunately, this year mother nature is pouring her wrath on the event, now in its 34th year, and testing the fortitude of pilots, airplane enthusiasts and ...

police news – june 19

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LH man charged with DUI WILLIAMSPORT — A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle driven by Todd Reynolds, 24, of Lock Haven, on May 5, along Interstate 180 West in Williamsport, according to police at Montoursville. Reynolds was allegedly found to be under the influence of alcohol and ...

Foundation helps fund Salvation Army feeding programs

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LOCK HAVEN – The Salvation Army of Lock Haven received a $10,000 grant from the Clinton County Community Foundation, which will be used for kitchen supplies and food, so the Salvation Army can continue its feeding programs. The Salvation Army offers a food pantry every Wednesday that ...

Woman of the air

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LOCK HAVEN — There isn’t a place more fitting to honor Leah “Mae Coady” Jones, aviation enthusiast and former Piper manufacturing employee, than the Sentimental Journey Fly-In. Jones dared to new heights, literally, as a woman pilot in the 1940s – in an industry that was, and to ...

Emergency services

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LOCK HAVEN – The following calls were received by the Clinton County Communications Center. MONDAY ∫ At 5:58 a.m., fire stations out of Renovo (Emerald), Kettle Creek (Cross Forks), South Renovo (Citizens Hose Co.), Lock Haven (Hand in Hand), Chapman Township (North Bend), and Dunnstown ...

Volunteers place flowers on parking meters

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LAURA JAMESON/THE EXPRESS Americorp members Cindy Andrews, middle, and Odren Polk, right, and Downtown Lock Haven, Inc. intern Jeanna Selts, left, place flower pots in baskets on top of parking meters along East Main Street yesterday afternoon. Each year, Downtown Lock Haven, Inc. purchases ...

Ordinary men do extraordinary things

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By ERIC HOOVER Special to The Express My name is Eric B. Hoover. I retired July 15, 2018 after 26 years of military service. I’ve spent 17 years of my life fighting in the war on terror. This experience has given me the rare opportunity to see unfiltered humanity. I’ve witnessed ...

Old Photo Album: Today marks 101 years since the Loganton fire

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(Editors note: The following article was written on June 21, 1918 by a Lock Haven Express employee regarding the great fire in Loganton that saw the near destruction of the entire borough.) This Clinton County town, located in Sugar Valley, literally was wiped off the map by a disastrous ...

Rain to continue; flash flooding in low-lying areas

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By JOHN RISHEL jrishel@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — With heavy rain expected throughout the next few days, it should come as no surprise that low-laying areas will see some flooding. Tuesday afternoon saw a flash flood watch issued for a portion of central Pennsylvania, including Cameron, ...

Renovo Rotary holds final meeting

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KEVIN RAUCH/THE EXPRESS It was a moving tribute recently when the Renovo Rotary Club held its final meeting as the group disbanded after serving the area for 96 years. Each member took a turn a ringing the bell for one final time, many in tears as they marked the closing of their club. At ...

Elks observes Flag Day

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PHOTO PROVIDED As is customary, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14 each year. This observance has a special significance with Elks Lodges, as the U.S. Flag is recognized for its rightful place with all Elks. Shown here is Bellefonte Elks Lodge #1094 Exalted Ruler Chris Shuey, as he presents ...

Parents: End delays in PSU fraternity hazing suit

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From PennLive WILLIAMSPORT – The parents of a Penn State student who died from injuries suffered in a fall during a fraternity hazing event say proceedings in their civil suit should not be delayed any longer. James and Evelyn Piazza have asked U.S. Middle District Judge Matthew W. Brann ...

Dogwood Circle plans garden tour July 10

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LOCK HAVEN — The Dogwood Circle Garden Club will hold its July 10 meeting at the home of Sherry Dwyer Black’s Pine Creek home, where the group will tour her gardens at 3 p.m. and enjoy dinner served in her pavilion at 5 p.m. Garden club members are requested to bring plants to exchange ...

Suit accusing racism against River Valley settled for $48,000

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From PennLive WILLIAMSPORT – The city of Williamsport has paid $48,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit in which Shenique Coates, a former finance clerk, accused its mass transit division of being racist. The city and its River Valley Transit System do not admit any wrongdoing and ...

Calendar of Events

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June 18- 22 Snow Shoe Carnival; parade at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Thursday is Veteran’s Day; Friday is bike giveaway; Saturday will have fireworks at 10:15 p.m., rain or shine.

Bellefonte to Milesburg trail focus of feasibility study

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BELLEFONTE — The results of a trail feasibility study from Bellefonte to Milesburg were presented to the Centre County commissioners at Tuesday’s meeting. Mike Bloom, Centre County’s assistant director of planning and community development, made the presentation. “This is something ...

Around the town

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Happy Birthday to Margaret Evers of Lock Haven! Quote of the Day “Without hustle, talent will only carry you so far.” — Gary Vaynerchuk Word of the Day Anachronism — One that is out of its proper, chronological, or historical order, especially a person or practice that ...

Correction

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The new traffic signal being installed in Flemington is at the intersection of High and Huston streets. The Express incorrection identified the intersection in Tuesday’s newspaper. We apologize for the erro.

Man dies in camp fire

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By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express RENOVO — State Police Fire Marshal Nick Loffredo is investigating a fatal fire early Monday morning at 70 Stoney Run Road, Noyes Township. The male victim, whose name has not been released pending positive identification, was found inside the remnants of ...

Police news – June 18

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Four-vehicle crash SPRING MILLS — A crash occurred on Penns Valley Road in Gregg Township, Centre County, on June 13 as four vehicles were traveling east, according to state police at Rockview. Tyler Simco, 31, of Bellefonte, was cited for following too closely and his vehicle struck the ...