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What’s happening in Howard? By Tammy Coakley

SUMMER FEST Jacksonville United Church of Christ is having a Summer Fest on June 24 beginning at 10 a.m. There will be a bake sale, children’s crafts, turkey and ham sandwiches, pasta salad, fruit salad and more. A portion of the proceeds from the Summer Fest will be donated to the ...

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Jacob Clymer is essay winner

BEECH CREEK — The Beech Creek American Legion Ladies Auxiliary conducted an Americanism Essay contest earlier this spring. Ms. Michelle Marasco, the enrichment specialist at Liberty-Curtin Elementary, encouraged students to participate in the contest. The winning essays will be featured ...

Images from the 1972 flood

EXPRESS PHOTOS These photos of the Lock Haven area 45 years ago today were printed in The Express shortly after the Agnes Flood of 1972. They may have been taken by Express photographer Jack Frey. They show, clockwise from top, The Express office at 9-11 W. Main St., alongside The Big Red ...

PFBC biologist earns award for excellence

JERSEY SHORE — Jersey Shore native and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission biologist Jordan Allison has received a Governor’s Award for Excellence for his work in protecting thousands of freshwater mussels as part of the Hunter Station bridge replacement project in Forest County. ...

IN THE MILITARY

Jordan M. Kinley U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Jordan M. Kinley graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Kinley is the daughter of Shawn and Shannon Kinley and granddaughter of Charles and Janet Hunter, all of Lock Haven. A 2015 ...

In front are the third and fourth grades winners, from left: Cora Myers in first place, Jacob Clymer  in second place, and Gage Laughner in third place. Auxiliary members are, from left: President Billie Orndorf, sergeant at arms Marsha Windle, treasurer Linda Bechdel, assistant treasurer Sandy Gensib, secretary Harriet Edwards, Ruth Hunter, second sergeant at arms Clara Windle, chaplain Bobbie Miller, Debbie Lesser and Jodi Koch.

BC Legion Auxiliary holds essay contest

PHOTOS PROVIDED The Ladies Auxiliary of the Bitner-Bechdel American Legion Unit #623 of Beech Creek recently hosted an Americanism essay contest for students at Liberty-Curtin Elementary. Thirteen third, fourth and fifth graders wrote essays on the topic “How does learning about government ...

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DTLH Rotary hosts speaker

PHOTO PROVIDED Terry Banfill, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarist, was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven on June 13. He gave an informative presentation on the U.S. flag, speaking about the history, lighting, care, and disposal of the flag, and flag etiquette. He kept the ...

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LH Rotary celebrates retiring dean

WENDY STIVER/THE EXPRESS The Rotary Club of Lock Haven hosted a musical celebration on June 6 in honor of club member Dr. Susan Rimby, left, who will soon retire and move out of the area. She is the founding dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Education at Lock Haven University where she ...

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Bellefonte Elks support Flag Day

PHOTO PROVIDED Bellefonte Elks Lodge #1094 recently participated in a community Flag Day program at Talleyrand Park. Participating Elks are, from left, in front: J.P. Gardner, Ray Holsing, Exalted Ruler Chris Shuey, Janice Watson and Becky Rock; and in back: Dale Moore, Jack Zimmerman, Neil ...

Farm fresh dips and appetizers

If you travel the countryside, either for a ride or on your way to somewhere, you’re bound to pass signs heralding an assortment of farm fresh produce for sale. It is next to impossible not to make a stop and come away with a bit of the season’s bounty. Summer is the perfect time to ...

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Front porches like this one in Loganton are excellent for ‘porch sitting’ in rural areas.

Growing up in a small town has its merits

LOGANTON — The more our family visits big cities like Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, we have come to appreciate our rural roots even more. We live in a two story house near the main intersection here in Loganton, and this location is a prime spot for something that we like to refer to as ...

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Lootcrate reps speak to LH Kiwanis

Executives with Lootcrate, which has opened a warehouse distribution center in Lock Haven, spoke at the Kiwanis Club of Lock Haven’s June 8 meeting. Picture are, from left, Kiwanian Art Gray, Steve Wadsworth of Lootcrate, Michael Flanagan, CEO of the Clinton County Economic Partnership, and ...

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Extension District Director Craig Altemose retires

PHOTO PROVIDED Craig Altemose has been a very familiar face in this region as district director for Penn State Cooperative Extension for Clinton, Centre, Lycoming and Clearfield counties. He is retiring from his long career with Extension, and was the guest of honor at a party held June 8 at ...

fly-in schedule of events

TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017 9 a.m. - Registration at Castanea picnic grounds; gates, indoor & outdoor commercial vendors open. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Piper Aviation Museum is open. 9 a.m. - Pre-registration begins for Lycoming Engines tour on Friday (at Transportation) 10 a.m. - Opening ...

Lockport R.D. 1…2

Now, let me see, where are we? Oh, there we are: Ball, over the river bank, stuck in the muck… Which brings us to the inevitable moment of truth. SOMEBODY had to go in and get that ball. Before we knew anything of the Green Berets, Navy SEALS, Delta Force, or Marine Force Recon, we ...

Calendar of Events: 5-19

TODAY r Building Readers Preschool Storytime, 11:00 a.m. start, Jersey Shore Library. r “Happy Birthday, Eric Carle,” 6:15 p.m., Ross Library, a free Make-It Monday parent-and-child activity for all ages. Information: 570-748-3321 or rosslibrary.org. TOMORROW r Summer Library ...

Around the Town: 5-19

Good Day and Happy Birthday to Margaret Evers of Lock Haven! Forrest Lamey III, Lock Haven, Sunday... Dalton Laubach, Lock Haven Heroes and Horses Benefit Run The Jersey Shore American Legion Riders are sponsoring a benefit ride on June 24 on behalf of Heroes and Horses. The ride will form ...

Upcoming reunions

JUNE 17 — BEN Class of 1961 lunch, 11:30, Brown Hills Tavern. JUNE 17 — BEN Class of 1963 dinner, 6 p.m., Creekside Restaurant. Questions call Nancy 570-726-6791 or Paul 570-398-4357. JUNE 21 — LHHS Class of 1959 luncheon, noon, Ruby Tuesday’s, Mill Hall. Questions call ...

Blood drives

TODAY — Crossroads Community Church, 1454 South State Route 44 Highway, Jersey Shore, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Donors are asked to bring photo ID. Walk-ins are welcome at all drives. To sign up for a time slot, visit www.redcrossblood.org, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or use the blood donor ...

Meetings next week

Monday r Lock Haven City Council, 7 p.m. r Clinton County Commissioners, 9 a.m. r Bellefonte Borough Council, 7 p.m. r Wayne Township Supervisors, 7 p.m. Tuesday r Clinton County Planning Commission, 7 p.m. r Centre County Commissioners, 10 a.m. r Woodward Township ...