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Renovo Legion gives $10,800 in scholarships

KEVIN RAUCH/THE EXPRESS The American Legion Remembrance Post 442 in Renovo recently handed out $10,800 in scholarships. In this annual scholarship program, the Legion gives the most recent Bucktail Area High School graduates $1,000 each and Bucktail alumni who are college students $300. ...

‘Good Samaritan’ donates display cases to Heritage Park

KEVIN RAUCH/THE EXPRESS Bill Probst’s Construction Trades class at Bucktail High School are shown with local benefactor and Good Samaritan, Mike Sette. The students are holding two large oak display cases they built at the behest of Mike who designed and funded the project. Mike had the ...

Music rules this summer at Ross Library

LOCK HAVEN — A very special concert at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 18 by Philadelphia’s own The Cat’s Pajamas will highlight Ross Library’s summer theme of Libraries Rock. The outdoor concert will be held on the library patio and grounds. This “kiddie rock” band has twice been ...

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy Birthday to John Regula! Word of the Day Skail — To scatter out, disperse, or disband. Quote of the Day “Nothing leads to good that is not natural.” —Friedrich Schiller Eagles and Osprey On Saturday, June 23, at 8 p.m., there will be a program on ...

First night Summer Concert Series

It was a very hot, humid evening but that did not deter a good crowd from coming out Sunday night to watch The Gabe Stillman Band kick off concerts on the floating stage on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River at the J. Doyle Corman Amphitheatre in downtown Lock Haven. Stillman brought ...

Loganton on fire

“Nothing worth mentioning was saved.” That’s an ominous statement, isn’t it? And it was used by the Clinton County Times a century ago to describe the historic fire that burned down Loganton. Nothing was safe — people who carried their possessions to what they thought was a safe ...

The day fire destroyed the town of Loganton

By YVONNE WEAVER For The Express Editor’s Note: Information for this article was taken from the records of Mary Lamey Hoffer. June 19, 1918 was a Wednesday. It was a quiet, peaceful day with the townsfolk going about their daily chores, housewives preparing the noon-day meal, and ...

Fly-In Schedule of Events

LOCK HAVEN — The 2018 Sentimental Journey to Cub Haven Fly-In runs Tuesday through Saturday at Piper Airport. Activities for the next few days follow. TUESDAY 9 a.m.— Registration gates, indoor and outdoor commercial vendors open. 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. — Piper Aviation Museum open. 9 a.m. ...

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy Birthday to Payton Confer, of Spring Mills! Word of the Day Unfettered — Free or unrestrained. Quote of the Day “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” – Henry David Thoreau Wanted: Used books Ross Library, 232 West ...

Take Your Tractor to School Day

The Sugar Valley Rural Charter School in Loganton welcomed students to participate in the “Take Your Tractor to School Day” event, an annual end-of-year tradition that occurs during the last few weeks of the final semester. The photo of a tractor that appeared in Wednesday’s paper was ...

Covenant Cafe to host historical gardener

LOCK HAVEN — Edward F. Dammer, a master gardener who recounts life at Fort Augusta in the mid-18th century, will be the guest speaker for The Covenant Cafe, an early-stage Alzheimer’s activity group. The group will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. ...

Mayor declares ‘Great Loganton Fire Day’

LOGANTON — David P. Shreckengast, mayor of Loganton Borough, has declared June 19 to be “The Great Loganton Fire Day.” He officially commemorated the centennial of the historic Loganton fire with this signed and sealed declaration, made June 7. The declaration states: “Whereas ...

Stamp show in Bellefonte highlights early airmail

BELLEFONTE — Stamp collecting can take you around the world, from Australia to Zanzibar, or keep you close to home, like right here in Central Pennsylvania. One of the world’s oldest and most popular hobbies takes center stage Saturday and Sunday at Scopex, the Mount Nittany Philatelic ...

Bellefonte Children’s Festival returns for 69th year

BELLEFONTE — Curtin and Armor streets were packed with families and excited children Saturday, June 2. They were there for the annual Children’s Fair, a long-time tradition that in recent years has been sponsored by the Rotary Club of Bellefonte Sunrise with the help of other volunteer ...

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Saturday, June 16 r The 30th annual Bellefonte Cruise: Vendors open at 8 a.m.; car show with awards at 5 p.m.; and music by Beach Party Boys 12:30-2 p.m., local D.J. Troy Breon, and Dale Keller. r Indoor yard sale, 9 a.m.-12 noon, Liberty Baptist Church Gymnasium, Blanchard. r Civil War ...

Blood Drives Ahead

TODAY Crossroads Community Church, 1454 South State Route 44 Highway, Jersey Shore, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. SATURDAY Pine Creek Valley Christian Church, 26 Locomo Lane, 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 ...

Reunions

LHHS Class of 1973 looking for classmates The Lock Haven High School Class of 1973 will hold its 45th-year class reunion on Aug. 10 and 11. The weekend starts with a casual gathering Friday on the patio at Haywood’s on the Green, 43 Fairway View Drive, Mill Hall, beginning at 8 p.m. A ...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ may be best ever

Prepare to be moved, delighted and, yes, enchanted as Millbrook Playhouse launches the 2018 summer season with its first main stage production, “Beauty and the Beast.” The Playhouse sets the scene from the start with rose centerpieces on the courtyard tables and twining roses on the ...

Old photo album UPDATE

IMAGE PROVIDED Lock Haven more than 150 years ago Historian Lou Bernard gave us additional information about this map of Lock Haven which we printed recently. The map appears in the bottom left corner of a larger map of Clinton County published in 1862 by Way, Palmer & Co. of New York. ...

Meetings Next Week

MONDAY Bald Eagle Township Supervisors, 6 p.m. Lock Haven City Council, 7 p.m. Bellefonte Borough Council, 7:30 p.m. TUESDAY Centre County Commissioners, 10 a.m. Woodward Township Supervisors, 7 p.m. Clinton County Planning Commission, 7 p.m.