Community

Attorney given ‘highest’ rating

WILLIAMSPORT — Cliff Rieders, a partner in the Williamsport-based law firm of Rieders, Travis, Humphrey, Waters and Dohrmann, has been given the grading of “AV” for the “highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards” by Martindale-Hubbell. The rating system has ...

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 ...

Blood drives

THURSDAY — Pleasant Gap United Methodist Church, 179 S. Main St., Bellefonte, 12:30-6 p.m. SATURDAY — 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 ...

Meetings next week

MONDAY r Clinton County commissioners work session, 10 a.m. r Bald Eagle Township supervisors, 6:30 a.m. TUESDAY r Centre County commissioners, 10 a.m. WEDNESDAY r Pine Creek Township supervisors, 10 a.m. r Bellefonte Area School District Board of Directors, 7 p.m., meeting ...

What’s happening in Howard? By Tammy Coakley

UPCOMING EVENTS Friendship Fridays is held at the Friendship Community Center today from 8 to 11 a.m. Stop by for breakfast sweets and coffee or tea. Drop a few dollars in the canister to benefit FCC. Howard United Methodist Church is having a fall bazaar Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ...

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Future political moms

PHOTO PROVIDED These two beautiful women were in Philadelphia in 1945 working for the war effort of World War II at the age of 19. On the left is Betty Forte Vilello, wife of Richard Vilello Sr. and mother of former Lock Haven Mayor Rick Vilello. On the right is Gloria Dullen Vilello, wife of ...

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‘The Nurses of Bataan and Corregidor’

The Pennsylvania Military Museum, 51 Boal Ave., Boalsburg, will present the lecture “The Nurses of Bataan and Corregidor” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Penn State College of Nursing staff member Julie Decker, Ph.D. will chronicle the service life and struggles of Army and Navy nurses caught up in ...

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Students participate in Excellence Fair

For the third consecutive year, the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology was selected to participate in the Pennsylvania School Boards Association Public Education Excellence Fair at the annual meeting in Hershey. The theme of the CPI exhibit was “Heroscaping — Patio for ...

Military museum plans veterans events Nov. 5

BOALSBURG — The Pennsylvania Military Museum plans a Veterans Appreciation Day Tailgate on Saturday, Nov. 5. A Military Appreciation Pre-tailgate Program will be held at the museum from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. that same day. Vietnam Service pins will be presented to Vietnam veterans in ...

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Flaming Foliage Court 1993

EXPRESS ARCHIVES This photo of the Flaming Foliage Festival 1993 Queen’s Court appeared in The Express on Oct. 15, and readers have since told us the woman second from right is Paula Legacy Glunt. A native of South Renovo and a Bucktail Area High School graduate of 1980, Paula was well ...

Fun Halloween treats for the young, and young at heart

Ghosts and goblins, witches on brooms, zombies and beasties will visit us soon. To ensure our safety we must provide treats, but what, you may wonder, do ghouls like to eat? Spiders, worms and eye of newt, ahh, tiny pumpkins made of pretzels are sure to suit. I heard the walking dead feed ...

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Is this Bellefonte Avenue?

EXPRESS ARCHIVES This photo shows the frustration of a line of vehicles stretching to Jones Street waiting for two trains that took 13 minutes to cross what we believe is Bellefonte Avenue in Lock Haven. Judging from the Buick coupe, this notable traffic jam took place in the early 1950s.

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Candy Gore, center, gives tips on making a fairy garden to Covenant Cafe participants.

Memory loss is no problem at Covenant Cafe

LOCK HAVEN — A lively group of people, ranging in age from university students to senior citizens, met last week for refreshments, some light exercise, and a fun program. Those who came to Covenant Cafe on Oct. 18 enjoyed creating their own miniature fairy gardens, snacking on ...

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Local 40 & 8 awards scholarships, RN pin

PHOTO PROVIDED The Forty et Eight Voiture 903 of Clinton County has supported nurses training since 1941. Nursing scholarships are awarded to deserving individuals willing to undergo formal training and make a career of that noble profession. In front are scholarship winners for the fall. ...

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Downtown Rotarians visit Queen Bee

The Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven visited Queen Bee Collectibles in Beech Creek on Oct. 18. Melissa Stover, club secretary, is the new owner. From left are Rotarians Jessie Anderson, Gail Nestlerode, Diahann Claghorn, Betty Schantz, Carmen Banfill, Eleanor Kodish, Melissa Stover (behind ...

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LH Kiwanis hosts speaker

Ed Hosler, center, deputy chief  probation officer for Clinton County, was guest speaker at the Kiwanis Club of Lock Haven’s Oct. 13 meeting. He is seen with outgoing club president Mike Hoy, left, who passes the gavel to new president Pete Smeltz. The Kiwanians heard that the county ...

How to protect the family farm from nursing home costs

Many families have a farm that has been in the family for generations. Title to these farms is often transferred as an inheritance to one or more of the children in the next generation. In the past, the biggest threat to keeping the farm in the family was the inheritance tax. Thankfully, the ...

Women of the Moose announce dates

LOCK HAVEN — The Women of the Moose Chapter #218 have parties and projects planned in the next few months. The updated schedule follows: r Saturday — The adult Halloween party. r Sunday — The Children’s Halloween party for children and grandchildren, age 10 and younger, of Moose ...

Have fun and learn at your senior center

The centers are open 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Clinton County Community Center 124 E. Walnut St. (STEP building in Clinton Plaza) Lock Haven 570-858-5800 Nov. 2 — “Boost Your Nutrition,” 11:30 a.m. Nov. 9 — Scarf Making with Friends, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 10 — ...

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Autumn has arrived in Sugar Valley

Autumn is upon Sugar Valley and it’s made itself evident in the reds, golds, and shades of orange that cover the mountainsides that line both sides of the community, and Schrack Family Farms at 860 W. Valley Road, Loganton, have outdone themselves once again with a fun and festive fall ...