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Jersey Shore residents win cars at benefits

Nathan Muthler of Jersey Shore was the winner of a 1971 Volkswagen Beetle at the 2017 Clinton County Shine and Show to support The Bestwick Foundation, a non-profit organization raising money to fight cancer, at Central Pennsyvlania Auto Auction. Muthler was one of more than 400 people who ...

Accident

No injuries in one-vehicle crash

Shane R. Miller of Mill Hall escaped injury when his Toyota Tacoma pickup went off High Street in Flemington and into the landscaping along the Burger King parking lot Saturday around 11:15 a.m. The front axle broke while he was headed toward Lock Haven, he said. The pickup headed toward ...

Calendar of Events

WEDNESDAY r Pork and sauerkraut meals, lunch 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., dinner 4-7 p.m., St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Jersey Shore. Take-outs available. r “Technology @ the Library,” one-on-one help with tech gadgets, 1-2 p.m., Centre County Library, Allegheny Street, Bellefonte, ...

Around The Town

Good Day And happy birthday to Tess Akeley of East End, Mill Hall, turning 8! Word of the Day Mausoleum — A building, typically large and stately, housing a tomb or tombs. Pork, sauerkraut On Wednesday, St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Jersey Shore will hold a pork and sauerkraut ...

Akeley School alum sees himself in photo

PHOTO PROVIDED Another Express reader has recognized himself in this photo of third graders at the former Akeley School, on the Lock Haven University campus, during the 1954-55 school year. Dave Hill called to tell us he is in the second row. The students who have been identified are, from ...

THE FURY OF LEO HELD

It was unquestionably a tragedy. Arguably the worst tragedy ever to happen in Lock Haven. And it was 50 years ago. It happened on Oct. 23, 1967. In my time writing about local history, there are a few topics I’ve deliberately avoided. I don’t write about some things because I know ...

Certain insect populations on the rise in Pennsylvania

A recent study out of Germany showed that insect populations dropped more than 75 percent in studied areas over the past several decades. It has not yet been determined why the sudden decline but it is of great concern. We don’t see their everyday contribution but insects play a huge role ...

senior center menus

Bread available daily Monday — Memphis pork steak, barley risoto, stewed zucchini and tomatoes, pineapple. Tuesday — Beef burgundy and noodles, Chantilly potatoes, sliced carrots, creamy coleslaw. Wednesday — Meat and three-cheese lasagna casserole, glazed penny carrots, broccoli, ...

Paper vs. plastic in the book world

Do you remember going to the grocery store and being asked at the checkout whether you preferred paper or plastic bags? I do, and being a conservation-minded biology teacher, I remember the discussion about which was better. Some folks warned that plastic bags should not be used as they do not ...

Centre Library offers free films in November

BELLEFONTE — Free films will be shown next month at the Centre County Library, 200 N. Allegheny St. The film discussion group will see “The Intouchables” (R) Friday, Nov. 3 from 1 to 4 p.m. A No School Movie Day is planned Wednesday, Nov. 22 when “Captain Underpants: The First Epic ...

r Finding Support

GRIEF r GriefShare — 7 p.m. Thursdays, Susque-View Home’s Conference Room B. Information: Bob Lannan, 570-295-5839. FOOD BANKS r Food pantry at Salvation Army, Lock Haven — 9-11 a.m. every Wednesday. r New Love Center Food Pantry — 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Friday (second and ...

Meetings next week

Monday r Clinton County Commissioners, 9 a.m. Tuesday r Centre County Commissioners, 10 a.m. r Bellefonte School Board, 7:30 p.m. Thursday r Clinton County Commissioners, 10 a.m. r Flemington Borough Council, 7 p.m.

Upcoming reunions

OCT. 23 — LHHS Class of 1952 get-together, 5:30 p.m. Restless Oaks. Questions call 570-748-4231. OCT. 25 — LHHS and ICHS Classes of 1959 luncheon, 12 noon, Dutch Haven Restaurant. OCT. 25 — LHHS and ICHS Classes of 1955 luncheon, 12 noon, Dutch Haven Restaurant. OCT. 26 — ...

Blood drives

MONDAY — Bellefonte Middle School, 100 N. School St., Bellefonte, 2-7 p.m. TUESDAY — Porter Township Building, 218 Spring Run Road, Mill Hall, 1-6 p.m. WEDNESDAY — Red Eye Center, 516 Canal St., Flemington, 2-7 p.m. SATURDAY — Masonic Temple, corner of East Main and Grove streets, ...

Howard Happenings By Tammy Coakley

PUNKIN CHUNKIN Punkin Chunkin will be held at Bald Eagle State Park on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and you won’t want to miss it. We’re really excited that the weather is going to be beautiful this weekend so that everyone has an opportunity to come to the park to support the Howard ...

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The cast of “The Madcap Musical Murder Mystery” at Millbrook Playhouse includes, from left, Shannon Agnew, David Groccia and Aubrey Potash.

Millbrook goes ‘Madcap’

MILL HALL — Grab a Crystal Pepsi and pop in your shoulder pads! It’s 1988 and murder is the fashion in a zany whodunit at Millbrook Playhouse this weekend and next. The third annual Fall in Mill Hall festivities at Millbrook include an original murder mystery written by Shannon Agnew, a ...

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Aerial photo of Lock Haven in 1931

PHOTO PROVIDED Tim Yoho of Lock Haven has sent two aerial photos of the City of Lock Haven taken in 1931, to share with other Express readers. The photos are in the J. Victor Dallin Aerial Survey Collection in the Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, Dela. This photo shows the old Jay Street ...

Not yo momma’s stuffed shells

I love to cook and even more, I love to eat. Searching for new recipes, testing and tweaking is a long-time hobby of mine and my favorites are those recipes that use familiar ingredients, but change it up. Stuffed shells are in that category. We’re all familiar with the traditional Italian ...

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Bellefonte Elks Gun Raffle a success

The Bellefonte Elks Lodge Gun Raffle fundraiser, which benefits the lodge Activities Fund, is a large undertaking and requires all hands on deck. Preparing some of the food for the many ticket-holders at the most recent gun raffle are, at rear left, Jack Zimmerman and Zeke Pletcher, and on the ...

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At a recent Lock Haven Kiwanis Club meeting are, from left, speaker Tom Bossert, mayor of Mill Hall; Kiwanian Vince Shay, a Mill Hall Borough Council member and a program chair for the club; speaker Jeff Fritz, a Mill Hall police officer; and Club President Art Gray.

LH Kiwanians talk Neighborhood Watch

LOCK HAVEN — Mill Hall has a new program, based on a tried-and-true idea. It’s called Neighborhood Watch, and it may be cutting down on local crime. Mayor Thomas H. Bossert and Police Officer Jeff Fritts talked about the program at a recent meeting of the Lock Haven Kiwanis ...