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Railroad safety meeting

PHOTO PROVIDED This photo was taken at a Pennsylvania Railroad safety meeting held in the gym of the Renovo PRR YMCA, now known as the Western Clinton County Recreation Center. The railroad held motivational meetings in the 1930s and 1940s to encourage its workers to think and work safely. We ...

Trout fishing: Good eats from the stream

If the dandelions coming up in your yard don’t convince you that spring is finally here, then maybe the sight of fishermen lining the banks of local streams will do it. Though I don’t fish myself, I’m on with preparing the catch, and eating it, too. There are many methods of cooking ...

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At American Legion Auxiliary Unit 131’s Americanism Awards program on April 18 are, from left, seated: Walter Bierly, Joe Miller, Ken Scheesley, Wayne Walker and Jimmy Stewart, all members of the Jersey Shore Honor Guard; in the second row: Logan Dawes, son of Art and Wendi Dawes; Nicholas Piergallini, son of Tom and Mary Piergallini; Lindsay Borges, daughter of Daniel and Julie Borges; Jocelyn Renninger, daughter of James and Diane Renninger; Mya MacIntyre, daughter of Joni MacIntyre; Margaret Allen, daughter of Tom and Teri Allen; and Jacey Tripp, daughter of Susan and Kevin Tripp; and in back: Carol Wert Walker, the unit’s Americanism chairman; Ruth Bowmaster, unit president; Rachel Weaver, daughter of Amy and Scott Weaver; Katherine Spedding, daughter of Michelle and Bill Spedding; Colleen Miller, daughter of Keith and Kimberly Miller; Dean Wetzler, commander of American Legion Post 131 in Lock Haven; and Mary Ellen Switzer, ALA president of Centre, Lycoming and Clinton Council.

Legion auxiliary gives awards to students

LOCK HAVEN — Members of the William Marshall Crawford American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Unit 131 of Lock Haven held their Americanism Awards program April 18 at the local Legion post. Americanism Chairman Carol Wert Walker, along with her assistants, Linda Womeldorf and Mary Ellen Switzer, ...

SV Lions Easter

SV Lions host Easter fun

PHOTO PROVIDED The Sugar Valley Lions held their annual children’s Easter brunch Saturday, April 15, followed by an egg hunt. Approximately 65 children, accompanied by many family members, participated. They were divided into three age groups, and the Easter Bunny gave each child a special ...

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Local students compete in the ‘Dog Pound’

CMHS students participated in an Entrepreneurship Challenge called the Dog Pound at Bloomsburg University on April 17. This “Shark Tank” challenge included 24 schools throughout the state and 77 teams with over 350 students. Pictured are Nicole Brungard with a seventh place win for the ...

Nine BEA students advance to state computer competition

PHOTOS PROVIDED Nine Bald Eagle Area Tech Team members advanced to the Pennsylvania State Computer Fair Competition, after earning first place slots at the regional contest. BEA students earned top honors in Web Page Design, Digital Movie, and Programming categories at the Central ...

Wasson-April

Lily Rae Wasson is BPW Girl of Month

JERSEY SHORE — The Business and Professional Women’s Club Girl of the Month for April is Lily Rae Wasson, daughter of Jan and Vern Wasson of Jersey Shore. Lily’s activities include one year on the Prom Committee, Paw Print and Relay for life; two years on the National Honor Society, ...

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Luke Engel is Lions’ Club Citizen for April

JERSEY SHORE — The Jersey Shore Lions’ Club Citizen of the Month for April is Luke A. Engel, son of Rose and Leo Engel of Williamsport. Luke’s activities include tennis for one year and swimming for four years. Outside school, Luke is an active volunteer at his church and at the ...

JS high school names VIPs

JERSEY SHORE — Jersey Shore Area Senior High School student VIP award recipients for the third nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year were honored recently. Teachers were asked to nominate one student who consistently displays the high school’s VIP-expected behaviors: Value Everything and ...

YesterShoppe! to be held at Taber

WILLIAMSPORT — The old adage ‘One man’s trash is another man’s treasure’ is certainly true when one visits the YesterShoppe! indoor yard sale at the Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society on Saturday, June 3, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. YesterShoppe! serves ...

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The Preserve, Renew and Revitalize (PRR) group recently held a flag art contest in which they encouraged students to create flag drawings that incorporate Renovo’s history, pride along with the future hopes of a gas powered plant coming into fruition in Renovo. Landscaping has been discussed with the Bechtel Group and it was realized that all involved would like to see a U.S. Flag, PA Flag and a Renovo inspired flag being flown on Erie Avenue. Bucktail and Renovo Elementary students were asked to design a flag and 8th grade student Chelsea Tyger, bottom left, had her drawing chosen as the winning design. Her drawing will now be turned into a flag. Pictured along with Chelsea are, from left  Josh Linberg (second place) and Hunter Grenell (third place). In back are art teacher Jessica Madenford, PRR representative Bill Fornwalt and art teacher Jennifer Crumb-Wilson.

PRR group holds flag art contest

By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express RENOVO — With anticipation high throughout western Clinton County of the proposed gas powered energy center residents and organizations are doing all that they can to prepare to welcome the Bechtel Group to Renovo. Preserve, Renew, Revitalize or PRR is ...

Calendar of Events: 4-24

TODAY r “Technology @ the Library,” 1-2 p.m., Centre County Library and Historical Museum, 200 Allegheny St., Bellefonte, free one-on-one training and answers to technology questions. Bring your gadget or computer. Information: 814-355-1516 or www.centrecountylibrary.org. TOMORROW r ...

Lockport R.D. 1…2

(Editor’s Note: Today, The Express kicks off a column by Scott Williams dedicated to the history of Lockport, its people and their way of life. It’s titled Lockport R.D. 1...2 and the author will tell you how he came up with that title in a future column.) ——— If you were study ...

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From left are Clinton County Commissioner Pete Smeltz; Conservation District Manager Mary Ann Bower, Conservation District Director Larry Butler, and Clinton County Commissioners Paul Conklin and Jeff Snyder.

Clinton County Commissioners proclaim Conservation District Week

LOCK HAVEN —Conservation districts across the state of Pennsylvania have designated the week of April 23 to 30 as Conservation District Week. This coincides with Earth Day and Arbor Day celebrations. The Clinton County commissioners presented a proclamation to conservation district ...

Around The Town: 4-24

Good Day and Happy 61st Birthday to Mark Riley, minister of Flemington First Church of Christ! Word of the Day Empyrean — Relating to heaven, especially the highest part of heaven, thought by the ancients to be the realm of pure fire; an ideal place or state. Quote of the Day “We ...

After completing a successful checkride in Selinsgrove, David Mauck, right, receives his coveted Sport Pilot ticket from examiner John Smith.

First two robins of spring leave flight school’s nest

LOCK HAVEN — With the return of flyable weather just two weeks after the equinox, not one but two flight students at the Piper Memorial Airport today completed their FAA practical tests with FAA Designated Pilot Examiner John Smith, briefly becoming the world’s newest two licensed pilots. ...

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Pictured are members of the Lock Haven Paranormal Seekers.

Piper Museum plans ghost-hunting fundraiser

LOCK HAVEN — There’s still room for participants in the first-ever paranormal fundraiser at the Piper Museum. On Saturday, May 27 at 7 p.m., the Piper Museum will host a fundraiser run by the Lock Haven Paranormal Seekers. For $10 a person, participants will learn to investigate haunted ...

The Clendenen murder: Part I of two

Let me tell you about the Clendenen murder. As I write this, I am thinking about Matt Connor. Matt, a friend of mine and history columnist for the Express, did a fantastic job writing about this 1903 murder several years ago. Right now, I admit, I’m rehashing some of what Matt wrote before ...

senior center menus

Bread available daily Monday — Slow-roasted pulled pork barbecue sandwich, German-style red cabbage, green beans, oatmeal cookie. Tuesday — Sweet and sour chicken with pineapple tidbits and green peppers, brown rice, mixed vegetables, orange. Wednesday — Pepper steak with gravy, ...

finding support

HEALTH r Covenant Cafe, a social engagement program for people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s — 1-3 p.m. May 2 (first and third Tuesdays of the month), Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Information: Fran Decker, 570-748-4302. GRIEF r GriefShare — 7 ...