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Easter egg hunt in Bellefonte a success!

Local news

PHOTOS PROVIDED Hundreds join in celebration at Talleyrand Park Above, Frankie McDermott, of Bellefonte, poses with a stuffed Easter Bunny on Saturday following the Easter egg hunt. Several hundred children took part in the annual event. To the right, Cam Chavanic, of Bellefonte, hugs ...

Emergency services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched from the Clinton County Communications Center. FRIDAY r At 11:43 a.m., Renovo Emerald Fire Department, Flemington Goodwill Hose EMS, state police at Lamar and PennDot responded to a motor vehicle accident on Swamp Branch Road, Noyes ...

Earth Day festival Saturday in Triangle Park

Community

From staff reports LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven will continue a newly-established tradition of honoring Earth Day by holding its second-annual Earth Day festival at Triangle Park on Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Inspired by Rachel Carson’s “Silent Spring” as well as by the ...

Easter egg hunt at Bucktail a success!

Local news

KEVIN RAUCH/THE EXPRESS The annual Easter egg hunt on the Bucktail High School campus was again a hit with area youngsters. Weeks worth of preparation from area fire companies was over in seconds as over one hundred kids tracked down thousands of eggs. Prizes were given out to all of those ...

Old photo album: Girl scouts learn to weave baskets

Community

EXPRESS ARCHIVES A group of girl scouts learn to weave baskets with their troop leader during a warm sunny day. We’re unsure of when the photo was take or who is pictured. A name on the back reads “Zelma Holt.” Anyone with any information about the photo is encouraged to contact Laura ...

Hope Enterprises helps the Renovo Library

Local news

KEVIN RAUCH/THE EXPRESS The Renovo Area Public Library received a big help from local Hope Enterprises employees in preparation for their annual fund drive. Employees of the South Renovo branch stopped in to the library to help prepare the letters that will go out to the community this week, ...

Man injured in high speed chase early Sunday morning

Local news

From staff reports LOCK HAVEN — A 22-year-old Estill, South Carolina man was transported to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville after crashing his vehicle during a high speed chase early Sunday morning. Jacob G. Boyles, was traveling on North Jones Street in the city at 2 a.m. when he ...

Colonial-era fort site commemorated

Local news

By SARAH M. WOJCIK, The (Allentown) Morning Call WHITEHALL, Pa. (AP) — Just south of the Sheetz gas station off MacArthur Road, buried beneath about 4 feet of soil and rocky fill, likely lie the remnants of Fort Deshler, a more than 250-year-old encampment that protected Lehigh County ...

Dear Annie: Considerations for a kitty cat

Community

Dear Annie: I am hoping you can help me sort this out. I am an avid animal lover, and I have had animals all my life. I am now on the brink of turning 65 and have no pets. I am in very good health. Also, I am on the autism spectrum (high functioning). Despite 30 years of counseling, I have no ...

Pennsylvania eyes retirement-savings plan for its portfolio

Local news

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — With Pennsylvania facing a wave of retirees leaving the workforce with no savings, top state officials are working to head off the financial blow. A task force organized by Treasurer Joe Torsella has spurred an effort that now has key state lawmakers writing ...

Local church remembers Jesus’ crucifixion on Good Friday

Local news

By LANA MUTHLER lmuthler@lockhaven.com McELHATTAN — Good Friday is a day when Christians around the world celebrate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and remember he was beaten, whipped, spat upon and had a crown of thorns pressed down into his scalp. He was forced to carry a large and ...

LHU Relay For Life raises $20,195

Community

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University’s Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) chapter recently hosted the Relay For Life event and exceeded its $20,000 goal and brought in a total of $20,195 in support of the American Cancer Society (ACS), with money still coming in. Twenty teams participated in ...

Mayes adds screen repair to growing list of services

Business

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com MILL HALL — If you’ve ever dropped your cell phone and cracked the screen, there aren’t many options in Clinton County - until now. Greg Mayes, owner of After Hours Satellite, has added phone and tablet repair to the many services he offers. ...

Easter church services in the area

Religion

LOCK HAVEN — The following churches have scheduled services on Easter Sunday. EASTER SUNDAY SERVICES ∫ Avis United Methodist Church, 215 Prospect Ave., Avis, 6 a.m. sunrise service with breakfast to follow at 7:30 a.m. Worship service at 10:15 a.m. ∫ Beech Creek Wesleyan Church, 9 ...

Spring Gobbler season holds plenty of potential

Outdoors

Hunters across the Keystone State are anxiously awaiting the approach of spring turkey season. If weather cooperates, they won’t be disappointed. Even though widespread rain and colder-than-normal temperatures discouraged some turkey hunters last spring, those who ventured afield set the ...

Keep umbrellas handy, wet weekend ahead

Local news

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — If you’re heading out to Easter services, an egg hunt or simply traveling this weekend, be prepared - you’re going to need more than an Easter bonnet. According to AccuWeather senior meterologist Paul Walker, the weekend is ...

Sentencings in Clinton County

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The information in Courthouse Roundup is obtained from public record. It is policy of The Express that this information will not be withheld from publication. ∫ William Robert Benfield, charged with arson, placed in state prison for 36 to 150 months. ∫ Payton Marie ...

local Briefs — April 20

Community

‘Hate’ is topic of LHU forum LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University student minority groups are hosting Tameka Hatcher, educational outreach and police training coordinator, from the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission to present “No Hate in Our State.” The forum about hate in ...