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To Your Good Health

BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: Is there any evidence that taking turmeric prevents cancer? I have a friend who is convinced that it does. — M.S. ANSWER: There are hundreds of cancers, some of which we can treat and a few of which we can prevent. Turmeric cannot, unfortunately, ...

Local Briefs — Nov. 7

Health care insurance topic at Alzheimer’s Support Group meeting LOCK HAVEN — The Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet Tuesday, Nov. 13 in Conference Room B of Susque-View with Darla Soleto, Office of Aging Apprise volunteer, as the guest speaker. APPRISE is a free health care ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Mary “Sis” Farley, 91, of Lock Haven. Quote of the Day “We have two lives, and the second begins when we realize we only have one.” — Confucius Word of the Day Interregnum — A period during which a state or country has no ruler or executive ...

calendar of events

Today - Soup Off with meal, silent auction, door prizes, seatings at 11 a.m., 12 noon, 1:15 p.m., Haywood’s on the Green, Mill Hall; benefits Salvation Army. - The Clinton County Agriculture Preservation board of directors meeting, 3:30 p.m., Clinton County Conservation District office, ...

LHU professor achieves first solo flight

LOCK HAVEN— Gerard Martorell, a professor of international business at Lock Haven University, recently demonstrated his competence to safely fly a Light Sport aircraft as its sole occupant, by viewing the campus from above. Martorell has achieved his first solo flight at AvSport of Lock ...

Local Briefs — Nov. 6

Crossroads Church hosting ‘Surviving the Holidays’ JERSEY SHORE — For those dealing with grief during the holidays, Crossroads Church is planning a seminar to help participants prepare for the holidays and even discover hope for the future. The holiday season can be especially ...

Calendar of Events

Today - Scrabble Club, 7 to 9 p.m., Avenue 209 Coffee House, 209 Bellefonte Ave., Lock Haven. All are welcome. Wednesday, Nov. 7 - Soup Off with meal, silent auction, door prizes, seatings at 11 a.m., 12 noon, 1:15 p.m., Haywood’s on the Green, Mill Hall; benefits Salvation Army. - ...

Election coverage could delay newspaper delivery

The Express community newspaper will likely be delivered a little later Wednesday morning due to coverage of today’s general election. The voting polls do not close until 8 tonight, while Express staff will work diligently to provide you with the latest unofficial results from key contests ...

Old photo album

EXPRESS ARCHIVES The best by test In 1955, three champion women golfers and two runnerups had their picture snapped following the finals of the Clinton County club’s women’s championships. From left they are Bette Bush, winner of the flight two title; Miriam Davies, runnerup in flight ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I am an active member of my small community and have served on many boards, including as an elected official. There are a few community members who have taken their different views on city priorities to a personal level, and that has set up the uncomfortable situation of seeing each ...

To Your Good Health

BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I share some of the same providers as other family members, and occasionally I will get from a support staff person: “We just saw your family member last week” or “How is your family member doing”? But sometimes there is a slip from the provider ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY and happy birthday to Jane McKivison of Beech Creek. Fall Fair St. Luke’s United Church of Christ will be having its Fall Fair, Saturday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. There will be a children’s carnival, yard sale items, a raffle and a bake sale. Vendors include: Aungst Smoked ...

Leta Hawk holds book signings in the area

KEVIN RAUCH/THE EXPRESS Lock Haven University 1995 graduate Leta Hawk returned to the area over the weekend doing a mini-book signing tour for her new book “An Uneasy Inheritance,” which is based around a mansion on Onion Run Road near Cooks Run just past Westport. It’s the fourth ...

A coach’s focus

PHOTO PROVIDED Bald Eagle Area Football Coach Hoover watches his players execute a play. We are unsure of the year the photo was taken and do not have Coach Hoover’s first name. Anyone who has more information about this photo is encouraged to contact Laura Jameson at The Express, by ...

Calendar of events

Today r Scrabble Club, 7 to 9 p.m., Avenue 209 Coffee House, 209 Bellefonte Ave., Lock Haven. All are welcome. Wednesday, Nov. 7 r Soup Off with meal, silent auction, door prizes, seatings at 11 a.m., 12 noon, 1:15 p.m., Haywood’s on the Green, Mill Hall; benefits Salvation Army. r ...

Around the town

GOOD DAY and Happy Anniversary to Ward and Shirley Barner. Artisan Market at Victorian Christmas The Artisan Market will be open on Friday, Nov. 16 from 2 - 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Juried fine art market, offering a uniquely crafted holiday shopping ...

Local Briefs

Great Island taking cookie orders LOCK HAVEN — It’s time to start thinking about Christmas and Great Island Presbyterian Church will again be making and selling cookies for the holidays. Cookie Sale orders will be taken Nov. 19 thru Dec. 3. by calling the church at 570-748-2810 ...

Jerry McKernan opens his home for solar tour

By BAIDI WANG For The Express LOCK HAVEN — By using the solar energy in his house, Jerry McKernan, retired from the Division of Environmental Remediation (DER), made all his electricity by himself last year. McKernan, as a solar energy homeowner volunteer, opened his doors to ...

Sudents launch campaign to shoe Ugandan students

MILL HALL —Keystone Central School District’s mission statement states, “The Keystone Central community will provide an educational environment that develops high levels of academic achievement and promotes respectful citizenship in all students.” At Central Mountain Middle School ...

A Pregnancy Resource Clinic in Lock Haven?

LOCK HAVEN — The non-profit organization is called PregnancyResource Clinic. Its mission is to educate, encourage and empower men and women to make informed life choices. Its values are Christ-centered, operational and spiritual integrity, compassionate, community-funded and confidential. ...