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LHU receives new Blooming Business Award

PHOTO PROVIDED Clay Allen, Craig Rhoads, Paula Moore and Dogwood Circle Garden Club President Mary Vairo, right, are seen at a floral spot on the Lock Haven University campus. Dogwood Circle Garden Club has bestowed its new “Blooming Business” Award on the university where, under the ...

Old photo album

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Heart Fund campaign in 1954 Completing their arrangements for the 1957 Heart Fund campaign’s house-to-house canvass in Clinton County are leaders of the enterprise, from left, Jay Claster, Mrs. David King, and Edward Joseph, president of Student Council at Lock Haven ...

Out with a bang

The whole thing was a huge controversy 50 years ago. It began on June 6, 1967. The headline in the Lock Haven Express read “A-Blast Study in Orviston-Keating Area Is Confirmed,” which was a severely boring headline, considering that they were talking about a nuclear bomb. The Columbia Gas ...

SENIOR CENTER MENUS

Bread available daily Monday — Breaded fish, whole grain penne with alfredo sauce, stewed tomatoes, apple. Tuesday — Roast pork and gravy with dressing, parsley potatoes, corn, baked custard. Wednesday — Whole grain rotini with Italian meat and tomato sauce, hot spiced sliced ...

Kownackis are Garden of the Month winners

CRESTMONT — Dogwood Circle Garden Club has awarded the first 2018 Garden of the Month Award to James and Melodi Kownacki, 185 Crestmont Drive. Meeting the May theme of “A Parade of Bulbs,” Jim, the main gardener, has installed massive beds of daffodils, interspersed with grape ...

Tips for creating a summer container garden

A single container with the right mix of flowers and foliage, can be a beautiful summer addition to a porch, deck, or landscape. While there are many pre-planted containers available at this time of year, planting your own allows you to include your favorite plants in the colors you prefer, ...

Meetings this week

Monday Clinton County Commissioners, 9 a.m. Tuesday CC Planning Commission, 7 p.m. Woodward Township Supervisors, 7 p.m. Centre County Commissioners, 10 a.m. Thursday KC School Board, 6:30 p.m. at Bucktail High School Clinton County Commissioners, 10 a.m.

Reunions

MAY 12 — BEN Class 1961 luncheon at Haywood’s, 11:30 a.m. MAY 16 — LHHS and ICHS classes of 57, 58, and 59, dinner, 5 p.m., Swissdale Church. Cost $13 per person. Reservations by May 9. Checks payable to Swissdale Christian Women; mail to Jean Rote, 747 Bressler St., Lock Haven, Pa. ...

Blood Drives Ahead

TODAY — Masonic Temple, corner of East Main and Grove streets, Lock Haven, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. MONDAY — Mill Hall Church of Christ, 205 Main St., 1-6 p.m. ——— Donors are asked to bring photo ID. Walk-ins are welcome at all drives. To sign up for a time slot, visit ...

Around The Town This Week

Saturday May 12 r Yard and bake sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Oriole United Methodist Church, 39 Main Road, Jersey Shore. r Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Lock Haven Great Strides Walk, registration 9 a.m., walk 10 a.m., Riverview Park, Lockport. Water and food provided for breakfast and lunch; ...

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy Mother’s Day weekend to all of our mothers! Word of the Day Kismet — Fate or destiny Quote of the Day “All generalizations are false, including this one.” — Mark Twain Heisey House Tour Treat Mom to a free tour of the Heisey House Museum 362 E. Water ...

Lock Haven honors students during spring awards convocation

LOCK HAVEN — Nearly 250 students were awarded scholarships during the Gerald R. Robinson Academic Honors and Foundation Awards Convocation ceremony last Sunday in Price Performance Center on campus. Greetings and remarks were given by Dr. Stephen Neun, acting provost; Dr. Donna Wilson, ...

Krislund holds fundraising dinner for Camper Scholarships

MADISONBURG – Krislund Camp & Conference Center held its third annual Kids to Krislund Fundraising Dinner and Auction on Sunday, April 29. The event featured a home-cooked meal, entertainment by The Clarinet Connection, and both silent and live auctions featuring hand-crafted items ...

Kaleigh Cunningham crowned Miss BEA

Photo provided BEA junior, Kaleigh Cunningham, was crowned Miss BEA for the 2018-19 school year during ceremonies held at the Bald Eagle High School on May 2. She was escorted by Judah Eveleth. Kaleigh, who is the daughter of Dan and Nicole Cunningham of Julian, will represent the Bald ...

Centre Gives breaks record with $1,425,745 in donations

BELLEFONTE — For the sixth year in a row, the Centre County community has broken a Centre Gives record by raising $1,425,745 via 9,657 total gifts in 36 hours. “We are so thrilled,” said Molly Kunkel, Executive Director at Centre Foundation. “We’re so proud of this community that ...

Any new treatments for essential tremor?

DEAR DR. ROACH: About five years ago, I came down with essential tremor. I have tried many medicines. Currently, I’m taking propranolol and primidone, but nothing seems to help. The only thing that stops the shaking is a glass of wine. I have inquired about a laser procedure, but I found out ...

The in-laws would not approve of dad

Dear Annie: I am a gay divorced father of three. I divorced the mother of my children after almost 30 very difficult years of psychological and physical abuse. When we first separated, my eldest daughter pulled me aside and offered to testify on my behalf if the divorce proceedings warranted ...

Old photo album

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Kindergartners enjoy pony rides Jeff Askey was a kindergartner in Christine Nestlerode’s class when his mother, Jeanne Askey, brought his pony Colonel to school. Kindergartners in Jeff’s class and those in the class taught by Carole Reeser enjoyed pony rides on May ...

Bowlers donate $200 to Salvation Army

PHOTO PROVIDED What does a turkey have to do with money donated to the Salvation Army recently? Clinton Lanes Monday Morning Mixers donated $200 to the Salvation Army by “stuffing” the turkey with a dollar every time someone bowled three consecutive strikes during a game. Around ...

Students conducting survey of Tiadaghton Valley police

LOCK HAVEN — Two faculty members and four students from Lock Haven University’s Criminal Justice Department have partnered with the Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police Commission to conduct a community satisfaction survey of the Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police Department (TVRPD). Dr. ...