Community

Construction Trades

Students lend their skilled hands to the food bank

The Construction Trades program at Bucktail Area High School continues to make improvements throughout the community, and with spring just around the corner, the students will be even more visible putting their classroom skills to work. This year four seniors have based their senior projects ...

Grief support group to begin new series

LOCK HAVEN — GriefShare, a grief support group that met last year, will begin a new 13-week program next month. Sponsored by the Rote and Salona United Methodist churches, the next 13-week series will begin Thursday, Feb. 16, in Susque-View’s Conference Room B, 22 Cree Drive. GriefShare ...

Meetings next week

Monday Clinton County Commissioners, 9 a.m. Tuesday Bellefonte School Board, 7 p.m. Mill Hall Borough Council, 7 p.m.Meetings next week Monday Clinton County Commissioners, 9 a.m. Tuesday Bellefonte School Board, 7 p.m. Mill Hall Borough Council, 7 p.m. Centre ...

REUNIONS

JAN. 26 — LHHS Class of 1964 dinner, 6 p.m.. Restless Oaks, McElhattan. All classmates and friends invited. Reserve with Donna Barton at 570-748-6821 or Bonnie Young at 570-748-5680. JAN. 26 — Hammermill Office Girls reunion dinner, 5 p.m, Haywood’s on the Green. FEB. 6 — LHHS ...

Calendar of Events

Saturday, Jan. 21 r Model train open house at Clinton Central Model Railroad Club, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., the former New York Central Railroad Station at Castanea. r Meatloaf supper, 4-7 p.m., Sugar Valley Volunteer Fire Co., Loganton. Take-outs available. r Hillbilly Gypsies bluegrass concert, ...

Around the Town

Good day To Madelyn Lorelai Kuntz of Butler on her fourth birthday. Word of the day Cater-cousin (KEY-ter-kuhz-uh n) — An intimate friend; a cousin. Quote of the day “Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give the ...

What’s happening in Howard? By Tammy Coakley

FCC NEWS Friendship Community Center in Beech Creek is planning a spring bazaar on March 31 and April 1.  Tables are available for rent at $10 each and can be reserved by calling Sandy at 570-962-2397.  More information will be available in a few weeks. FCC has new officers for 2017, but ...

Youn SV Artists

Young Sugar Valley artists

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Shelly McCormack and Sheri Bixel, far right, create art at Sugar Valley High School, under the eyes of judges from the Clinton County Arts Council. The judges are, from left, Susan Champion, Ron McGinniss and Eleanor McCloskey. The two students were juniors at the time. We ...

Fikes

Career Day with Dad at CPI

PHOTO PROVIDED For one Bellefonte 8th grade student, Career Day turned out to be much more than learning about and getting hands on experience in the 19 career-technical education programs at CPI.  Pictured here is Samantha Fike having lunch in the school cafeteria with her dad John Fike, ...

Centre Gives 2017 applications now open

BELLEFONTE – The application for Centre Gives 2017 is now open! Centre Foundation is encouraging qualified nonprofit organizations serving Centre County to apply for its annual online giving program ahead of the February 10th deadline. “Centre Foundation is thrilled to be hosting our ...

Centre YMCA named ‘Partner in Prevention’

BELLEFONTE – YMCA of Centre County has achieved “Partner in Prevention” status, a designation awarded by the nonproft Darkness to Light to organizations which take extra steps to protect the children they serve by training staff to understand the issue of child sexual abuse, identify ...

Pudding cake: two comforting desserts in one

I don’t know whether it’s the freezing cold temperatures or because all the Christmas cookies are gone but I’ve got such a craving for the warm comfort of homemade pudding …or a big slab of cake. So which will it be? Luckily I don’t have to choose because, yes, it is possible to have ...

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The Jersey Shore historical afghan

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Jersey Shore’s historical afghan as seen in December 1992 features, clockwise from top left, the Jersey Shore Creamery, the senior high school, Jersey Shore Fire Hall, the Samuel Moss House, Broad Street, a historic train, the toll house, Victoria Theatre, and the ...

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Pictured, from left are Kiwanis citrus sale chairperson Galen Donmoyer, YHEC members Lance Bowman and McCartney Register, and Kiwanis citrus sale co-chair Ed Peiffer.

Youth Hunters partner with MH Kiwanis in citrus fruit sale

MILL HALL — On Thursday, Jan. 5, two young shooters from the Southern Clinton YHEC team were guests at the Mill Hall Kiwanis meeting.  Dinner was served followed by a short presentation by YHEC members Lance Bowman and McCartney Register. YHEC stands for Youth Hunter Education Challenge ...

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Five local organizations received a total of $5,000 in donations from the Great Island Race Series and the Rotary Club of Lock Haven at a recent club meeting. From left are Lou Bernard representing Ross Library, William “Bo” Hagaman representing Team RWB, Maria Garlick representing The Life Center, Mark Casson representing Lock Haven Area YMCA, Kelly Hibbler representing Clinton County Special Olympics, Tera Redmond and Brian Redmond representing the event sponsor, Redmond’s Complete Comfort, club treasurer Jacinth Maynard, and Erin Kennedy of the race series committee.

Lock Haven Rotary, Great Island Race Series give $5,000

LOCKPORT — In 2016, the Great Island Race Series and the Rotary Club of Lock Haven presented $5,000 in community donations, giving $1,000 each to the following beneficiaries: r Clinton County Coalition (The Life Center) r Clinton County Special Olympics r Lock Haven Area YMCA r Ross ...

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JS Lions Club enters float in parade

The Jersey Shore Lions Club, with the help of Lion Charlie Cannon, helped welcome Santa to Jersey Shore with a float in the Christmas parade on Dec. 3. The theme of the float was the club’s monthly chicken barbecues held the last Saturday of the month from March to October. PHOTO PROVIDED

At the Pennsylvania Farm Show, rows and rows of honey were set up for judging and exhibit.

Thoughts from the Pennsylvania Farm Show

I ventured down to the Pennsylvania Farm Show last week to help set up the Apiary Exhibit, and no matter the weather or other detractions, it is always a sweet job. It is always amazing to see the variety of honey bee products that come into the exhibit to be judged and showcased. While ...

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At top: The red berries of native Winterberry holly brighten a winter landscape. At top left: Garden Sense Committee Chair Ginny Counsil works with Master Gardeners Lynda Cridge and Deb Liguori (left to right). At top right: Master Gardeners Candy Gore and Deb Liguori doing background research on Hugelkultur and Herbs to prepare for their presentations. Above at left: Tom Butzler demonstrates pruning of a Ninebark shrub. At right: A pollinator visits native asters in a garden in Lamar Township. Immediately above: Native trees, such as this Redbud, help sustain pollinators and other wildlife while adding beauty.

Workshops offered on pruning, herbs, wreath making and more

What can gardeners do in the middle of January? Attend the annual Garden Sense Symposium presented by the Penn State Master Gardeners of Clinton County. It’s a perfect opportunity to cast off the winter blues and delve into learning, planning, and preparing for the growing season. This ...

FINDING SUPPORT

HEALTH r Covenant Cafe, a social engagement program for people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s — 1-3 p.m. Tuesday (first and third Tuesdays), Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Information: Fran Decker, 570-748-4302. HEALTH CLINICS r Free developmental ...

SENIOR CENTER MENUS

Bread available daily Monday — Cheeseburger with Swiss cheese and mushrooms, molasses baked beans, cauliflower with cheese, pepper slaw. Tuesday — Simon and Garfunkel Chicken Thigh, rainbow rotini with cheese, mixed vegetables, orange. Wednesday — Beef and noodles, mashed potatoes, ...