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Good Day And Happy Birthday to Calvin Hodges! Word of the Day Lothario — A man whose chief interest is in seducing women. Quote of the Day “Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage. — H.L. Mencken Game time change Times for the Central ...

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Dr. Grace Shu, formerly of Dunnstown, is seen with Pres. Donald Trump at Cipriani in Manhattan.

Lycoming doctors join Trump in New York

NEW YORK CITY – Dr. Grace Shu and Dr. Jason Shu of Williamsport, formerly of Dunnstown, attended a breakfast with Pres. Donald Trump at Cipriani in midtown Manhattan in December. Also at the breakfast were Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel, Counselor to the President ...

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Lumber yard for railroad system

Cony (Conrad) H. Lau was in charge of the lumber yard in Renovo that built all the furniture for the railroad system. His great-grandson Charles Barnum, a western Clinton County historian, sent us this photo to share with other Express readers. He said he still has pieces of furniture that ...

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The Uptown Music Collective will perform “Southbound: A Tribute to Southern Rock” on Saturday.

Uptown Music Collective is Southern rock bound

WILLIAMSPORT — Saturday at 7:30 p.m., students, teachers and alumni of the Uptown Music Collective will take the stage of the Community Arts Center to pay tribute, for one night only, to the genre of music known as Southern rock with their performance “Southbound.” The performance will ...

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TOP CONCERTS WEDNESDAY r Avenged Sevenfold with Breaking Benjamin and Bullet for My Valentine 6:25 p.m., Penn State’s Bryce Jordan Center, 814-865-5555. www.bjc.psu.edu NEXT THURSDAY r Hit musical “A Night with Janis Joplin” 7:30 p.m., Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St., ...

Sunday concerts at Centre library listed

BELLEFONTE — Sunday Afternoons at the Library concerts will include a performance by Ken Baxter, composer and pianist, and popular vocalist Molly Countermine this coming Sunday. They will perform original compositions and popular favorites. The concerts in Centre County Library, 203 N. ...

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Avenged Sevenfold tickets on sale STATE COLLEGE — Tickets are on sale for Avenged Sevenfold, coming to the Penn State Bryce Jordan Center on Wednesday with special guests Breaking Benjamin and Bullet For My Valentine Avenged Sevenfold (vocalist M. Shadows, guitarists Synyster Gates and ...

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Skillet headlines the Christian music Winter Jam 2018 Tour Spectacular, coming Jan. 19 to the Bryce Jordan Center.

Skillet headlines Winter Jam 2018

STATE COLLEGE — The Grammy-nominated, Platinum-selling and Billboard Music Award-winning rockers in Skillet headline the Winter Jam 2018 Tour Spectacular, coming to Penn State’s Bryce Jordan Center on Friday, Jan. 19, starting at 7 p.m. Among the biggest annual tours in the world, Winter ...

Laura Osnes

Community Theatre League announces its star

WILLIAMSPORT — The Community Theatre League, Williamsport’s leading community theatre, announces its second annual “Evening with a Star” fundraising concert and master class, starring Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Laura Osnes. The events will be held Saturday, July ...

Commissioners discuss adoption of resolution for redistricting reform

By EMMA GOSALVEZ egosalvez@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE - Centre County may become the 14th county in the state of Pennsylvania to pass a redistricting reform resolution. During their Tuesday, Jan. 9 meeting, the Centre County Commissioners discussed what will be their first resolution ...

State university system eyes changes to tuition plans

Several of Pennsylvania's 14 state universities want permission to modify how they charge tuition, including bids by Indiana University of Pennsylvania to both bill out-of-state students per-credit rather than a flat rate, and to reduce branch campus rates. The State System of Higher ...

Old Photo Album

Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen The Laurel Lodge of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen is seen on Dec. 1, 1908. Pictured are, from left, in front: Herbert Eisle and Simon Buckley; in the second row: Christopher Kearney, William Gleason, Nicholas Birtle, Chester Peck, Edward Downing, Harry ...

calendar of events

TODAY r Beech Creek Jr. Legion sign-up, -7 p.m., Leo’s in Lock Haven. Questions: Kreg Stark at 570-295-1346 or Daren Stover at 814-482-0470. FRIDAY r “Cars 3,” 6:30 p.m. doors, 7 p.m. movie, Central Mountain High School Auditorium. Movie, popcorn, water are all free at this family ...

Local Briefs

LH Kiwanis lists speakers LOCK HAVEN — Gerard Banfill, operational director of Lock Haven EMS, will speak to the Lock Haven Kiwanis Club tomorrow at noon. The club meets Thursdays for lunch and program, in the Elks downtown. Last week the speaker was Jeffrey Bayliff, owner of Hear the ...

Girl Scout cookie season has begun

HARRISBURG — Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania, including those in the Lock Haven area, enters the next century of Girl Scout cookies this year. The Girl Scout Cookie Program® not only teaches girls essential entrepreneurial skills but also powers amazing experiences for girls ...

Tickets available for Friends of the Pipes concerts

LOCK HAVEN —The Friends of the Pipes at Great Island Presbyterian Church announces its 2018 Winter Recital Series featuring talented musicians presenting concerts from January through March. The Friends of the Pipes is dedicated to securing adequate funds to reconnect the historic pipe ...

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Centre Crest donates to United Way

Staff at Centre Crest presented a check for $2,000 to Tammy Gentzel, executive director of the Centre County United Way. Centre Crest had several fundraising events at the facility including staff meals, bake sales and an auction as a way to give back to the United Way for all that is done ...

FaithCentre receives $5,000 from Dominion

BELLEFONTE —Dominion Energy has awarded FaithCentre a $5,000 grant to purchase fresh produce for food bank client distribution during the winter months. “Our clients love receiving fresh produce, and it is so much healthier than canned alternatives,” said FaithCentre Executive Director ...

Around the Town

Good day To Dick Smith of Lock Haven Quote of the Day “No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible. — Stanislaw Jerzy Lec Word of the Day Onomastics — The study of proper names or of terms used in a specialized field. No television sets The Salvation Army is no ...

calendar of events

TODAY r Nittany Valley Writers Network, 6:30 p.m., Schlow Library’s Community Room at Penn State. TOMORROW r Beech Creek Jr. Legion sign-up, 7 p.m., Leo’s in Lock Haven. Questions: Kreg Stark at 570-295-1346 or Daren Stover at 814-482-0470. — — — Send us the news of your ...