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Presenting a check for $2,500 to Ellen M. Kyzer, CEO and president of Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania, are First National Bank representatives Ed Barben, senior vice president and private banking team leader, and Greg Conrad, senior vice president and regional banking executive.

First National Bank donation supports Girl Scouts

HARRISBURG — Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania received a donation recently from First National Bank in support of the Girls Go STEM program. The donation of $2,500 will make it possible for girls in grades K-12 to gain hands-on skills in science, technology, engineering and ...

2018 SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority officers elected

LEWISBURG — The 2018 SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority (JRA) officers were elected at this month’s public meeting. This year’s Executive Committee officers are John Showers, chairman (Union County commissioner); Dave Park, vice-chairman (Big Heart Pet Brands); Michael Krentzman, secretary ...

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Chris and Nichol Bilbay have opened a second daycare center in the area. The owners of Your Guardian Angel Preschool and Childcare in Jersey Shore are also operating a daycare center under the same name at the corner of East Church and North Jay streets in Lock Haven. The Bilbays purchased ...

The sister duo (left, Brittany Martin, right, Hannah Rayls) proudly stand in front of their new home at,’The Studio.’

Sister team of Dear Grace Photography captures beautiful moments

By LAURA JAMESON ljameson@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — Everyone has special moments in their lives such as weddings, pregnancies and graduations, andthe sister team of Brittany Martin and Hannah Rayls is there to capture all those precious moments. Brittany and Hannah have been surrounded ...

New equipment, doctor at Pine Mountain Dental

LOCK HAVEN — Local dentist Dr. Carson Brown has some exciting news to share with the community this week. Not only did he talk about some new and exciting equipment at Pine Mountain Dental, but he also introduced Dr. Liam Register, who has joined his dental practice at 550 McElhattan ...

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Realtors receive awards LOCK HAVEN — Announcement was made by Kevin Hodrick, Broker, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodrick Realty, of the Lock Haven office monthly awards for November 2017. The award for the sales associate with top production in sales was a tie between Jim Foster and ...

Extension offers online tools for small-scale cheese-makers

UNIVERSITY PARK — When it comes to artisanal cheese-making, Pennsylvania is not Vermont, concedes Kerry Kaylegian, but the dairy foods Extension specialist in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences is doing what she can to put the Keystone State on the cheese-making map. The ...

Deadline approaching for PA Wilds grant applications

The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship (PA Wilds Center) is encouraging brick-and-mortar businesses that serve the traveling public to apply for the Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania (WCO) Signage MiniGrant program by a newly extended deadline of Dec. 22. The Wilds Cooperative of ...

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Leadership group visits Leidy Storage facility

PHOTO PROVIDED Leadership Clinton County participants took a moment to pose for a photo after touring the Dominion Leidy Storage facility recently. Leidy Station, which was built in 1959, employees about 90 employees and plays an important role in supplying natural gas to customers in a safe ...

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LHU graduate named regional PSECU director

STATE COLLEGE - The Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union, more commonly known as PSECU, recently welcomed Wyatt Troxell as its State College regional director. Troxell is an alumnus of Lock Haven University. In the newly created position, Troxell will oversee PSECU’s strategic ...

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Wayne Township Landfill wins big at annual “Road-E-O”

Four Wayne Township Landfill employees placed high in the Solid Waste Association of North America heavy equipment and truck International Road-E-O, held in Orange County, Fla. Oct. 27 and 28. Of approximately 80 contestants, Cole Alexander placed first in the Wheel Loader event, Dave Kessling ...

Cliff Rieders presents to Lycoming Law Association

WILLIAMSPORT — Cliff Rieders presented his popular Annual Update of the Law to the Lycoming Law Association in on Nov. 15. Cliff’s Annual Update of the Law, both miscellaneous and in connection with medical/hospital liability, is given around the state for different organizations. ...

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CM students learn importance of finance

PHOTO PROVIDED Woodlands Bank employees are shown teaching Central Mountain High School students the importance of managing finances and preparing for their financial future. From left are student Rocco Stark, Woodlands Bank Manager Jessica Bennett, student Georgia Bates, Personal Finance ...

Local realtor announces monthly awards

LOCK HAVEN — Announcement was made by Kevin Hodrick, Broker, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodrick Realty, of the Lock Haven office monthly awards for October 2017. The award for the sales associate with top production in listings went to Jim Foster while the sales award was presented ...

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From left, Leah Jones and Bob Epting stand next to a Piper Cub.

Fly-In announces annual Flight Training Scholarship

LOCK HAVEN — In March of 2017, Sentimental Journey, the annual fly-in that celebrates Piper Aircraft Corporation’s heritage in Lock Haven, along with Amy Gesch, Sentimental Journey member and fly-in attendee, established a scholarship to aid those with a desire to learn to fly, in honor of ...

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Kyle Courter feeds steers in the morning with grandfather Paul Courter, while Kyle’s dog, Riggs, grooms a cow’s muzzle. Kyle will harvest soybeans later in the day. Paul Courter and his wife, Dee, are lifelong farmers and have been farming at Maple Brook Farms in Mill Hall since 1983.

Penn State Extension offers farm succession planning program

Penn State Extension will offer “What’s Your Exit Strategy? - Empowering Families To Get Started On Their Succession Plan” as a two-day workshop on Dec 7 and 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Montoursville Presbyterian Church, 900 Elm St., Montoursville. “What’s Your Exit ...

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Area real estate firm donates vehicle to Penn College

PHOTO PROVIDED Brent M. Fish, center, president of Fish Real Estate, delivers a box truck to Don J. Luke, director of facilities operations at Penn College, and Loni N. Kline, vice president for institutional advancement. The Ford E-350 Super Duty box truck will be used by the college’s ...

Hodrick Realty announces sales award winners

LOCK HAVEN — Amy Probst has received the prestigious Diamond Club Quarterly Sales Award for the second quarter of 2017, according to Kevin Hodrick, Broker, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodrick Realty, The award is presented to those sales associates who have achieved a high level of ...

TelePsychiatry now available at Keystone Counseling and Evaluation

LOCK HAVEN — Starting Monday, October 23, Dr. Ayesha Muquim, M.D., Psychiatrist, will be available to treat children, adolescents and adults via state of the art telemedicine technology at Keystone Counseling and Evaluation Services in Lock Haven. In addition to providing mental health ...

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Williamsport attorney Clifford A. Rieders, right, receives the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Recognition award from the state’s physician general, Dr. Rachel L. Levine.

Williamsport attorney honored for patient safety

WILLIAMSPORT — Williamsport attorney Clifford A. Rieders recently was presented with the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Recognition Award for his valuable contributions while serving on the authority’s board of directors to improve patient safety in Pennsylvania health-care ...