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From Renovo to Aachen

By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express RENOVO — Two 11th grade students growing up a world apart recently had the opportunity to share the same experience, when Ben Probert of Renovo and Christoph Meysen of Aachen, Germany, participated in Rotary International’s STEP Program. STEP stands ...

JULIE BRENNAN/FOR THE EXPRESS 
Pictured, from left, Clinton County Commissioners Paul Conklin and Pete Smeltz, Link Outreach Coordinator Kelly Johnson with Pennsylvania CareerLink,  Renovo Borough Council President Ann Tarantella and Borough Council member Pattie Rauch, Julie Brennan with the Clinton County Economic Partnership, Link Outreach Coordinator Robert Eddy, and County Commissioner Jeff Snyder.

‘The Link’ brings career services to Renovo

By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express RENOVO — The Link mobile career center continued its summer trek setting up services in nine counties throughout central PA, including its first of two stops in Renovo last Wednesday. The mobile job finding assistant will again visit the parking lot of ...

PRR volunteers

Volunteers are painting the town

For several years now autumn has been the time of year that group of PRR volunteers can be counted on dedicating their time to making western Clinton County look better through their efforts. The group is getting early start this year. They were seen recently painting the Flaming Foliage shed ...

Around The Town: 8-21

Good Day and Happy Birthday to Joan M. Probst of Lock Haven and her grandson, Gage A. Barnard of Fort Sill, OK! Busy Beavers The program “Busy Beavers” will be offered at Kettle Creek State Park on Saturday, August 26, at 3:30 p.m. Come learn more about one of the largest rodents in ...

Calendar of Events: 8-21

MONDAY r Solar eclipse viewing party, with safety glasses, LHU Commons, North Fairview Street, the lawn between Price Auditorium and Stevenson Library. Eclipse begins at 1:15 p.m., reaches maximum at 2:38 p.m., and concludes at 3:56 p.m. ——— Send us the news of your event through ...

Bucks Basketball

Old Photo Album: Bucktail Bucks Basketball

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Bucktail Bucks basketball John Ogden, No. 14 for the Bucktail Area High School Bucks, goes for 3 in front of Bucks fans, in a game played at the Renovo area school Feb. 22, 1996. His opponent here is Jason Funyak of Blacklick Valley High School in Nanty Glo.

Good food and a good time

Dozens of local veterans were treated to a picnic by Clinton County Veterans Affairs on Wednesday at the Lock Haven VFW Post home on Water Street. The menu included hot dogs, corn on the cob, baked beans, macaroni salad and watermelon. Pictured are, from left, top row, Don Aikey, standing, and ...

Blood drives ahead

WEDNESDAY — Centre County Grange Fair Campground, Centre Hall, 10:30a.m.-4 p.m. FRIDAY — American Legion Post 444 at 112 Legion Lane (Route 45), Millheim, 1:30-6:30 p.m. Donors are asked to bring photo ID. Walk-ins are welcome at all drives. To sign up for a time slot, visit ...

Meetings next week

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

Upcoming reunions

Editor’s Note — We are anxious to continue to run announcements on family and class reunions every Saturday, and we try to keep an accurate accounting. However, there has been some confusion lately about getting the proper information to us, as times and places change often. Please send ...

Do you have your new pencil box?

The new school year — just another turning point in life A hint of autumn is in the air. The mornings and nights are cooler. Each evening, Mister Sun tends to close his eyes a little sooner, and the August weather takes on the quality of what people refer to as “Grange Fair ...

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 Howard Area Lions Food Bank — Open 2-4:30 p.m. in former Beech Creek ...

senior center menus

Bread available daily Monday — Cubed steak with tomatoes and onions, peas with mushrooms, sauteed cabbage, pasta salad. Tuesday — Quarter-pound hot dog with sauerkraut, parsley potatoes, oatmeal applesauce cake. Wednesday — Chicken divan casserole with broccoli and noodles, ...

Horse hay ‘whoas!’ to watch

Be kind to your hay producer – especially this year. Saying that haymaking conditions this spring and summer have been poor is a huge understatement. It was rare to have two days in a row without rain, and rarer still to have successive days with low humidity. The following information ...

Touring the Express

A few budding journalists named

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Three people on this April 1994 tour of The Express have been identified since this photo appeared in the “Old Photo Album” on Aug. 10. The woman at the far right is Lori Callahan of Mill Hall, holding daughter Nicole Callahan. Kaela Callahan is the girl without a hat to ...

PHOTO BY TINA CLINEFELTER
Monarch butterfly caterpillars enjoy the 
columnist’s milkweed.

What are tick tubes?

There is a potential new weapon in the battle against the terrible tick for the home gardener, and it comes in a ready-to-use form or as a DIY project. I’m still in the process of researching data and refining information, but the gist of these tick tubes is that it is a way of introducing ...

Visiting the Capital065

Visiting the Capitol

EXPRESS ARCHIVES In front of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., are a group of Lock Haven girls who went to see the sights and also visit Rep. Alvin Bush, seen in back, around 1950. If you can identify any of these young ladies, please contact Wendy Stiver at The Express, by calling ...

What’s happening in Howard? By Tammy Coakley

SPECIAL MEETING A meeting is planned for Wednesday, August 30, at the Howard Elementary School to address some concerns with the Foster Joseph Sayers Dam and Reservoir. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Susquehanna River Basin Commission staff will hold this workshop to discuss ...

Making Paper

Making paper in the classroom

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Students at Lock Haven Catholic School had the fun of making paper, an activity that many of us remember from the days of the International Paper Hammermill Plant in Lock Haven. Michael Lutz, left, IP paper mill superintendent, visited this classroom on Oct. 18, 1994. Celeste ...

PHOTO PROVIDED
This photo, provided by Thomas J. Wilson of Bellefonte, was taken at Middle Branch Camp on Jan. 15, l934. It appears camp members had a good day deer hunting.

Camp Middle Branch to celebrate 100th anniversary

ORVISTON — This year marks the 100th anniversary of Camp Middle Branch, a hunting and recreational camp adjacent to a former Civilian Conservation Corps site established along the Middle Branch stream during the Great Depression. The camp was built in 1917 on land leased from the state by ...