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The art of grilled cheese

If I were to take a poll asking the question, “What is your favorite sandwich?” I wouldn’t be surprised if a popular answer would be grilled cheese. Easy to prepare using the always on-hand ingredients bread, butter and cheese, the ooey gooey sandwich is beloved by young, old and ...

State pushes counties to replace voting machines

By SARAH PAEZ spaez@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — A new Gov. Tom Wolf administration mandate ordering Pennsylvania counties to replace their voting machines with ones that leave a paper trail by the end of 2019 may burden Clinton County financially, say county commissioners. Counties estimate ...

Bellefonte council votes 6 to 3 against Cruise alcohol permit

By EMMA GOSALVEZ egosalvez@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE - What has been a contentious issue in the community as of late has now been laid to rest, at least for the current year. During their Monday night meeting, members of Bellefonte Borough council voted 3 to 6 to allow alcohol to sold at ...

calendar of events

TOMORROW - Talk and discussion on opioid abuse and help, led by Jennifer Reeder of Advocates for a Drug-Free Tomorrow, 6-8 p.m., Ross Library’s Rebecca Gross third-floor community room, 232 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Registration: 570-748-3321 or ross13@rosslibrary.org. THURSDAY - “Good ...

PennDOT: Traffic deaths at new low in 2017

HARRISBURG — Traffic deaths in Pennsylvania reached a new low in 2017, dropping to 1,137, the lowest since record keeping began in 1928, and 51 less than 2016, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT). “Pennsylvania has continued to defy national crash trends ...

Rain, rain, go away! Don’t come back another day!

From staff reports LOCK HAVEN — The worst is over, but more rain is coming after a couple of days to dry out. As of the time of writing Monday afternoon, our area has received just under an inch of rain over the last 24 hours, with more expected through last night. In addition, ...

How farming was done on the Dunn farm

Rev. Aaron Stern runs a two-row potato digger, which was a modern piece of farming equipment 60 years ago. This photo was printed in The Express on Oct. 29, 1957 and shows the former Dunn farm on Island Road, Lock Haven. The name Earl I. Stern also appears on the back of the photo.

Callanish to perform Sunday in Bellefonte

Callanish will present a “Sunday Afternoons at the Library” concert Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Centre County Library and Historical Museum, 203 N. Allegheny St., Bellefonte. Admission is free. Callanish was formed in 2001 by four members of the Scottish band Ceol Binn, based in Lemont. When ...

Kiwanis spaghetti dinner fundraiser is Wednesday

DUNNSTOWN —­ The Kiwanis Club of Lock Haven will hold its spring spaghetti dinner fundraiser this coming Wednesday, April 18, in the Dunnstown Fire Hall along Route 150-Woodward Avenue. The event is from 4 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $7 and are available at the door or from Kiwanis ...

The year of the moving dead

Every few years, someone up along Bellefonte Avenue will be adding something to a property. A swimming pool, an electric line, something like that. Something that requires them to dig. And it’s always, roughly, on the south side of the street, between Highland Street and Pearl Street. And ...

Food poisoning: more than just a tummy ache!

It must have been something I ate! That chicken salad from the restaurant we went to last night made me sick! We have all probably said something similar when that queasy feeling in our stomach seemingly occurs out of nowhere. Whether that upset stomach was or was not caused by food you ate, ...

MEETINGS NEXT WEEK

Monday Cinton County Commissioners, 9 a.m. Wayne Township Supervisors, 7 p.m. Bellefonte Borough Council, 7:30 p.m. Lock Haven City Council, 7 p.m. Tuesday Woodward Township Supervisors, 7 p.m. CC Planning Commission, 7 p.m. Centre County Commissioners, 10 a.m. ...

Penn State researchers tackling fly infestations

UNIVERSITY PARK— Working with mushroom growers and residents in southern Chester County, Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences is ramping up ongoing research efforts to alleviate mushroom phorid fly infestations in southeastern Pennsylvania. Swarms of the tiny flies associated ...

Events This Week

Today, April 14 - Fisherman’s Breakfast, 5-8 a.m., Avis United Methodist Church; free. - Aidan’s Miles for Smiles 5K Walk/Run, rain or shine, 9 a.m., registration opens at 7:30 a.m., Woolrich Park. - Audubon biking/birding trip, 9 a.m., Pine Creek Rail Trail “Whitetail” parking lot ...

Around the Town

Good Day And Happy Second Anniversary to Mary Kate and David Bechdel, of Dunnstown, on Sunday! Word of the Day Ravenous — Ex-tremely hungry, voracious. Rapacious or predatory. Quote of the Day “Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” — ...

Reunions

APRIL 18 — LHHS and ICHS Class of 1958 monthly get-together, 6 p.m. Santino’s, Jersey Shore. Questions: 570-660-0134. APRIL 18 — LHHS and ICHS Class of 1959 luncheon, noon, Creekside Restaurant, Mill Hall. Come with ideas for the 60th renuion in 2019. Questions: Diana Condo at ...

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.

FINDING SUPPORT

HEALTH - 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 - GriefShare — 7 ...

SENIOR CENTER MENUS

Bread available daily Monday — Chicken fettuccine alfredo, garlic spinach, orange. Tuesday — Chili con carne, corn bread, zucchini squash, sliced pears. Wednesday — Turkey ala king with buttermilk biscuit, lemon pepper broccoli, fruit cocktail. Thursday — Breaded fish sandwich, ...

Locals compete for Pa. Miss United States Agriculture

By AMBER MORRIS For The Express LOCK HAVEN — Three area young women will be packing up their crowns and heading south as they represent Clinton County in the Pennsylvania Miss United States Agriculture pageant tomorrow in Huntingdon. The event, which consists of 10 divisions, is not one ...