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Good Day and Happy Birthday to Sara Barner Little Libraries The Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven encourages residents to scan the many books located in their Little Red Libraries in Triangle and Hanna parks. There are a variety of books for youngsters, teens and adults to choose from. ...

Mail call!

PHOTO PROVIDED In the late 1800s, all mail arrived and departed by train. Pictured is the arrival of mail in a Class E6 train between 1880 and 1890 at a station in Renovo where the Goodwill Store on Erie Avenue is currently located. Thank you western Clinton County Historian Charlie Barnum ...

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Friday, July 12 Woodward Township’s annual Riverfest, 5 p.m., Lockport Boat Launch; food, arts and craft vendors. The Big Daddy Bangers will perform on the Jaycee’s Stage at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 13 Woodward Township’s annual Riverfest, 12 p.m., Lockport Boat Launch; food, arts ...

Little Libraries a hit

LOCK HAVEN — Little 3-year-old Kashmiere traded in some of her books last week at the Little Red Free Library in Triangle Park in Lock Haven. She brought two books she had received through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library Program, a book gifting program that mails free books to ...

Gymnastics camp raises $1,600 for YMCA gymnasts

LOCK HAVEN — Tatum Malone and Harleigh Andrews, two gymnasts from the Lock Haven Area YMCA Gymnastics Team, hosted a gymnastics camp fundraiser for their senior project at the YMCA recently. Other members of the gymnastics team, as well as coaches, assisted with the project. The camp ...

BC Senior Cheer Group celebrates Memorial Day

PHOTO PROVIDED A Memorial Day Celebration was recently put on by Sgt. Terry and Carmen Banfill for the Beech Creek Senior Cheer Group at the Beech Creek Community Center. The program began with the posting of the Colors by Sgt. Terry Banfill and P.F.C. Don Hills. Carmen Banfill played the ...

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TODAY ∫ Woodward Township’s annual Riverfest, 5 p.m., Lockport Boat Launch; food, arts and crafts vendors. Local band SNUG will perform at 6:30 p.m. ∫ Lycoming County Fair, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Hughesville fairgrounds. The fair runs every day until July 20. Monday, July 15 is Military ...

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Calling all Clinton County veterans! LOCK HAVEN — All Clinton County veterans are invited to the Clinton County Veterans Picnic on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 4-7 p.m. at Bland J. Rossman VFW Post 1630 in Lock Haven. Sponsored anualy by the Clinton County Veterans Affairs Office, the picnic ...

Kaci Kwaitek graduates from Drexel

Kaci Kwaitek, daughter of Kim Kwaitek of Mill Hall and the late Kurt Kwaitek, graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree from the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design at Drexel University. Prior to the commencement ceremony, Kaci was recognized at the Senior Graphic ...

Thomas Vilello completes Eagle Scout project

BEECH CREEK — Life Scout Thomas Vilello IV of Troop 54 Beech Creek/Blanchard recently completed his Eagle project. Vilello’s project was the restoration of the Church Road (aka Fritz/Schwartz) Cemetery located in Gallagher Township where the first settlers and descendants to the area are ...

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GOOD DAY to Stacey Miller of Bellefonte! Word of the Day Gamophobia — Fear of marriage Quote of the Day “Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.” — Anonymous City code office closed Friday, Monday The Lock Haven City Code ...

Probation officer sworn in Tuesday

JOHN RISHEL/THE EXPRESS New Clinton County Probation Officer Amanda Herr was sworn in Tuesday morning in the large courtroom at the Clinton County Courthouse. Also pictured are Clinton County Judge Michael Salisbury, left, and Clinton County President Judge Craig P. Miller, along with other ...

BC Senior Cheer Group celebrates Memorial Day

PHOTO PROVIDED A Memorial Day Celebration was recently put on by Sgt. Terry and Carmen Banfill for the Beech Creek Senior Cheer Group at the Beech Creek Community Center. The program began with the posting of the Colors by Sgt. Terry Banfill and P.F.C. Don Hills. Carmen Banfill played the ...

Gymnastics camp raises $1,600 for YMCA gymnasts

LOCK HAVEN — Tatum Malone and Harleigh Andrews, two gymnasts from the Lock Haven Area YMCA Gymnastics Team, hosted a gymnastics camp fundraiser for their senior project at the YMCA recently. Other members of the gymnastics team, as well as coaches, assisted with the project. The camp ...

LHU professor receives ‘Best Paper’

LOCK HAVEN — Dr. Laxman D. Satya, professor at Lock Haven University, received the Professor M. Athar Ali Memorial Prize Award for the Best Paper Presented at the 77th Session of the Indian History Congress held in the University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram (India), in December, ...

Old Photo Album: A look back at snowy weather

EXPRESS ARCHIVES With the hot temperatures this week has been seeing, it’s interesting to take a look back at a much chillier day in Lock Haven. Pictured is Shadle’s Inc. on Main Street, in the right corner you can see two young men hefting what may be a sofa through inches of snow down ...

LH Hospital Auxiliary meeting

LOCK HAVEN — The monthly meeting of the UPMC Lock Haven Hospital Auxiliary will be held on July 15. The meeting is held in the Senior Activity Room at 1 p.m. All members welcome.

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Benefit softball tournament Saturday for Justin Kline ANTES FORT — A Central Mountain High School senior is sponsoring a slow pitch softball tournament on Saturday to benefit Justin Kline, a Beech Creek man who was diagnosed with leukemia several years ago and continues to recover. Skylar ...

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Wednesday, July 10 Exercise Class: Pound Fitness, Sugar Valley Rural Charter School, Multipurpose Room, 236 East Main Street, Loganton, 6 p.m. A full-body workout using lightly weighted drumsticks specifically for exercising that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga ...

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GOOD DAY to Nellie Barzona, of Flemington Word of the day Potamology — Study of rivers Quote of the day “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” — Albert Einstein Spaghetti Benefit A benefit spaghetti and meatball dinner for Dusty ...