Community

Blood drives

Tuesday — Boggs Township Community Building, 1290 Runville Road, Bellefonte, 12:30-6 p.m. Donors are asked to bring photo ID. Walk-ins are welcome at all drives. To sign up for a time slot, visit www.redcrossblood.org, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or use the blood donor phone app.

Stinging nettle – friend or foe?

A couple of evenings ago I did a presentation for the Herb Guild on weeds that had many herbal attributes, and as I never waste any good research – here are some facts and figures on the much maligned stinging nettle. Once a person encounters the nettle and experiences its special defenses ...

Fawn Sensenig Memorial race is May 6

KARTHAUS — The 16th annual Fawn Sensenig Memorial, West Branch of the Susquehanna River Wild Canoe, Kayak, and Paddle Board Race is scheduled for May 6. Registration for this event will start the day of the race at 8:30 a.m. at the Rolling Stone Bridge, which is the site of the starting ...

bald eagle rifle league

Make up match for 3/14/17 Markovich Const. Inc. 20-0 @ Mill Hall 11-9 Markovich Const. Inc. Chase Weise 100-7 Chad Carson 99-4 Scott Sorgen 98-6 Bill Bridgens Jr. 97-6 Connor Bauman 97-5 Tom Reynolds 97-4 Bill Bridgens Sr. 97-4 Corey Lucas 97-4 Team 782-40 Mill ...

Hospitalized youngsters receive Easter gifts

The Susquehanna Valley Big Twins Motorcycle Club took to the roads last weekend delivering plush Easter animals to hospitals in the region. The annual Bunny Run delivered stuffed toys to nine hospitals—Lock Haven, Jersey Shore, Bucktail Medical Center, Geisinger, Muncy Valley, Williamsport, ...

FINDING SUPPORT

HEALTH r Covenant Cafe, a social engagement program for people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s — 1-3 p.m. Tuesday (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 ...

senior center menus

Bread available daily Monday — Swiss steak with herbed mushroom gravy, buttered noodles, peas with pearl onions, mandarin oranges. Tuesday — Apple fennel pork loin, molasses baked beans, cauliflower with cheese, oatmeal cookie. Wednesday — Pulled chicken barbecue sandwich, red ...

Children need to be read to

Imagine along with me … you are holding an album (CD) of your favorite artist. On the cover and inside you find fascinating information about each song and best of all, the lyrics. All that is left to fully enjoy the work of this artist is to hear it. And then, you find a friend and ...

take the steps to recovery

Editor’s note: Groups listed below focus on recovery from addiction, and the meetings are open to the general public, unless otherwise indicated. Al-Anon is for friends and family members of addicts, and Romans 12:2 is for people battling addiction and their families. — — — ...

Grandparents Day at Woolrich School

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Jim Williamson, left, of Woolrich, and his granddaughter Angela Boardman eat lunch at Woolrich Elementary School on Grandparents Day, April 12, 1990. Angela was in Mrs. Christine Ferrar’s kindergarten class. She contacted us on March 31, the day the photo ran in The ...

What’s happening in Howard? By Tammy Coakley

CHURCH SERVICE The Lighthouse Reformed Church in Howard will offer a Good Friday service today at 7 p.m. at the church on East Main Street. The public is invited to attend. Call Pastor Clyde at 814-590-4379 for more details. BREAKFAST & BBQ Beech Creek-Blanchard Fire Company will ...

Lincoln School in 1935

These students were photographed at the former Lincoln School in Lock Haven, almost on the same spot where Dickey Elemen-tary School is now, in April 1935. Delos L. Glossner of Lock Haven was the photographer. Raymond S. Yarnell Jr., the father of Express Managing Editor Lana Muthler, is in the ...

Reader sees himself in ‘Old Photo Album’

LOCK HAVEN — Jasper Condo has let us know that he recognized himself in the photo we ran recently of a presentation by McGhee Elementary School kindergartners in 1990. The program was on a circus theme, and Jasper tells us he is the boy in the back with the mustache and dark shirt. Anyone ...

Mackeyville School in 1909

PHOTO PROVIDED This photo shows Mackeyville School students with the teacher in 1909. It came to us through Rhea Walizer.

The job of a county coroner

PHOTO PROVIDED Centre County Coroner Scott Sayers recently visited with afternoon students from CPI’s Medical Science program. Invited by instructor Christine Reid. Sayers discussed the range of training required in his position as well as various professionals he interacts with on a weekly ...

BEA teams place in reading competition

PHOTOS PROVIDED All five Bald Eagle Area elementary teams earned trophies at the 2017 Elementary Reading Competition held on March 25 at Central Mountain High School. The Howard Elementary Wordle team, coached by Kristen Swaney and Jalynn Woleslagle, earned a First Place trophy. Winning ...

Noah Gaus earns Eagle Scout rank

BELLEFONTE — An Eagle Scout Court of Honor was held recently at Bellefonte Faith United Methodist Church for Noah C. Gaus of Boy Scout Troop 370 of Bellefonte. Noah is the son of Frank and Charlene Gaus, of Bellefonte. Noah is a senior at the Bellefonte Area High School and plans to ...

Nittany Valley Fire Company receives Support Grant

PORTER TOWNSHIP — Representatives from Pennsylvania American Water visited the volunteers at Nittany Valley Volunteer Fire Companyrecently to officially award $500 to the local fire company. The funding was made possible by the Pennsylvania American Water Firefighting Support Grant Program. ...

Boy Scouts honored at awards ceremony

WOOLRICH — The annual dinner and awards recognition ceremony for 2016 was held Sunday, April 2, at Woolrich Community United Methodist Church for Susquehanna Council’s Bald Eagle District. This Boy Scouts of America district represents all units in Clinton and Lycoming counties. Youth ...

Easter candy cakes

Easter is just a few days away so time is running out for the Easter Bunny to get all his candy in order for filling all the children’s baskets. As a grown-up I know I won’t get a basket but if I did I’d want it filled with creamy milk chocolate peanut butter melt-aways and dark ...