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TOP CONCERTS TODAY r Hit musical “A Night with Janis Joplin” 7:30 p.m., Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, 570-326-2424 or 800-432-9382. www.caclive.com FRIDAY r Winter Jam 2018 Tour Spectacular 7 p.m., Penn State’s Bryce Jordan Center, with Skillet ...

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Erin Long returns for musical dinner-theatre

MILL HALL — Erin Long, a 2009 Central Mountain High School graduate, is returning to this area for a role in “The Calotta Cash & Dollar Bill Show,” a musical comedy dinner-theatre benefit scheduled for Friday, Feb. 9 at Haywood’s on the Green. Long will star as Penny Pincher, a ...

Over-the-top oatmeal

In case you haven’t heard, January is National oatmeal month. A popular kitchen staple, a steaming bowl of oatmeal is a healthy satisfying breakfast any time of year. Oatmeal also adds texture and nuttiness to cakes, cookies, breads and even meatloaf. To celebrate nature’s perfect grain, ...

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Space heater safety seminar

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Citizens Hose Co. No. 5 of Lock Haven offered a safety seminar to the public on how to properly use space heaters, probably three or four decades ago. We don’t have all the names of the men shown, and we have no guesses for those kneeling in front. In the second row, Mr. ...

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Area clubs continue a tradition

PHOTO PROVIDED Two clubs continued their Christmas tradition of giving and delivering gifts to veterans who reside in local nursing homes. The Col. Hugh White/Col. John Chatham Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven delivered gift bags ...

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Renovo Rotary honors students

On Jan. 8, the Rotary Club of Renovo recognized Students of the Month from ninth grade at Bucktail Area High School. The honored students, Rory Dwyer and Angela Intallura, are seen with club president Dennis Smith. The Bucktail faculty selected them for being excellent in academics, ...

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Bellefonte Elks recognize veteran’s family

PHOTO PROVIDED As part of its Veterans Day observance, the Bellefonte Elks Lodge #1094 recognized the Zerby family at the dedication of a Hometown Hero banner for their father, Harry Zerby, who served in World War II. Relatives present at the dedication included, from left, Mike Zerby, Karen ...

Downtown Rotary raises $3,326 for community

LOCK HAVEN — The Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven has raised more than $3,000 with two recent fundraisers. The quilt raffle brought in a total of $1,067, with proceeds to benefit local worthy causes. The club’s annual Festival of Trees raised $2,259, and that money has been disbursed ...

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Local square dancers win at 102nd Farm Show

On Jan. 8, Bill and Sharon Wagner of Avis won their 11th annual blue ribbon while competing in the Square Dance Competition at the Farm Show in Harrisburg. They are the fifth and sixth dancers from left. They have been Modern Western square dancers for 28 years and have competed at the Farm ...

Calendar of Events

Thursday r Community Lunch, noon, Lamar United Methodist Church, free, featuring pork, hot dogs, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, applesauce, pudding. r Blue bird boxes program with building kits, 6-7 p.m., Friendship Community Library in Beech Creek, with State Game Warden Dan Murray. Register ...

Around the Town

Good Day And Happy 16th Birthday to Devin Serafini! Word of the Day Nescient — Lacking knowledge; ignorant. Quote of the Day “Sincerity is the way to heaven.” — Mencius Bird walk A Lycoming Audubon bird walk, looking for waterfowl as well as raptors such as bald eagles and ...

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‘Just clowning around’

This photo was printed in The Express community newspaper in 1990. It shows Bill English receiving a gift of balloons for his 18th birthday, which was Feb. 27 of that year. The balloons were given on Feb. 28 by Jean Klinger and Doyle Klinger, age 3 and a half.

Create a vehicle preparedness kit

METRO — Breaking down while driving can be unnerving, potentially delaying trips and stranding motorists and their passengers for lengthy periods of time. However, for those with well-equipped emergency preparedness kits in their vehicles trunks, breakdowns can be much easier to ...

Headlights matter: Ways aging drivers can see better at night

METRO — Many drivers are less comfortable driving at night than during the daytime. Despite the fact that far more vehicles are on the road during the daytime than at night, studies have shown that approximately 65 percent of accidents occur at night. Many of those accidents and much of ...

Safety measures

METRO — Winter weather causes many people to retreat indoors until the spring thaw. However, for those who embrace the cooler temperatures or find that life must go on despite snow and ice, taking inventory of their vehicles is a must before the first snowflakes start to fall. Tire care ...

Prevent breakdowns

METRO — Many drivers have experienced the misfortune of getting into their vehicles only to realize their engines won’t turn over. Although there may be plenty of reasons why a car will not start, quite frequently a dead battery is to blame. Car batteries can last for five years or ...

Be alert for snow squalls

With wintry winds and snow in the forecast, PennDOT reminds motorists to slow down, pay attention and use caution on area roadways, especially during snow squalls that may occur. Motorists always should be alert for sudden squalls which can strike with little or no warning and quickly ...

Safely avoid winter hazards

METRO — Winter can be a beautiful time of year, particularly when freshly fallen snow blankets the landscape. However, winter is also a time fraught with potential peril. The same winter weather that makes landscapes so pristine can make roads and walkways - and even being outside - ...

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Old Photo Album

PHOTO PROVIDED Do you know these Renovo graduates? The story of this graduation photo must have started on the happy day it was taken, but over the many years between then and more recent times, the photograph was relegated to an attic. A woman found it — with no names, year, or any ...

Around the town

Good Day and Happy Birthday to Donald Weaver! Word of the Day Elegiac — Having a mournful quality. Quote of the Day “The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.” – Dr. Joyce ...