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Good Day and Happy First Day of Spring! Word of the Day Contemporaneous — Originating, existing, or happening during the same period of time. Quote of the Day “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot Breakfast Buffet Sugar Valley Fire Co. will ...

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FRIDAY - The Cedar Height Church fundraiser spaghetti dinner, -7 p.m., 37 Cedar Heights off of Route 64, Mill Hall. Dinner includes all-you-can-eat spaghetti with meatballs, salad, drink, and dessert. Take outs are available and donations will support the Operation Christmas Child ...

Bellefonte school board donates to Rogers Stadium

CHRIS MORELLI/THE EXPRESS At a recent Bellefonte school board meeting, the board announced that it was donating $1,000 to the Capital Campaign and presented a check to the district. It’s a way for the board to show their commitment to raising money to support construction and renovation of ...

DAR honors Hunter Smith as 2018 Good Citizen

JERSEY SHORE — Fort Antes Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution honored their 2018 Good Citizen Hunter Smith on March 16 at a luncheon. The 2018 Good Citizen is the son of Joseph and Christy Smith, High Street, Jersey Shore. Hunter’s activities and honors ...

Hannah Yorks is BPW’s Girl of the Month

JERSEY SHORE — The Business and Professional Women’s Club Girl of the Month for March is Hannah Elizabeth Yorks, daughter of Jason and Tracy Yorks of Jersey Shore. Hannah’s activities include the following: For one year she has been involved in tennis, Homecoming Committee and Kay Club; ...

Spring Train Meet is Sunday, April 7

(Editor’’s note: The date for the CC Model Railroad Club’s annual Spring Train Meet was incorrect in a recent article in the Express. The following information is correct.) MILL HALL — The Clinton Central Model Railroad Club will hold its annual Spring Train Meet on Sunday, April 7, ...

Local Briefs

Historical Society’s annual meeting is March 24 LOCK HAVEN — The annual meeting of the Clinton County Historical Society will be held March 24 starting 2 p.m. at the Poorman Gallery, 352 E. Water St., Lock Haven. On the agenda is election of firectors, the annual report of ...

Dear Annie: Volunteers need help

Dear Annie: I am an officer in an old but still active community cemetery with graves dating back to at least the 1800s and with plenty of available space. We have the usual slate of officers and board of directors. We advertise our public meetings, as directed in our bylaws, but they are ...

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Good Day and Happy Birthday to Eva Jones, Destiny Hanley, and Mason Bittner! Word of the Day Stochastic Terrorism — The public demonization of a person or group resulting in the incitement of a violent act. Quote of the Day “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” – ...

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TODAY r Monthly meeting of UPMC Lock Haven Hospital Auxiliary, 1 p.m., Senior Activity Room. All members are welcome. r Scrabble Club, 7 to 9 p.m., Avenue 209 Coffee House, 209 Bellefonte Ave., Lock Haven. All are welcome. r National Alliance for Mental Illness of Central PA support ...

LOCAL BRIEFS

Health Fair Planned at LHU The Department of Health Science Community and Public Health Major at LHU is sponsoring a Student Health Fair on Wednesday, April 10th, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Student Recreation Center on Railroad Street. The free event is open to students, staff, faculty, and ...

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Good Day and Happy Birthday to Kathy Peters, of Howard! Word of the Day Lucid — Easily understood, mentally sound. Quote of the Day “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua Marine Craft Show The Pleasant Gap ...

Ross Youth Library and SPARK combine efforts

LOCK HAVEN —Ross Youth Library and a local advocacy group called SPARK (Supporting Public Action and Reliable Knowledge) combined efforts to teach children and parents more about endangered species and their shrinking habitats. This program on March 11 was the second in a series called ...

Kettle Creek Valley Outdoor Show is March 30

CROSS FORK — The annual Kettle Creek Valley Outdoor Show will be held Saturday, March 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kettle Creek Hose Company in Cross Fork. The Earl R. Brown Memorial Turkey Calling Contest will be held in conjunction with the show. Registration for the contest is ...

UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven offers nursing scholarships

LOCK HAVEN— UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven is accepting applications for the 2019 Lee & Bessie Graham Scholarship for Nurses. The late Bessie Graham, a native of Lock Haven, established the scholarship trust in 1979 to assist graduates of Clinton County high schools who are interested in ...

Fundraising effort begins to rebuild Lamar Lighhouse Tabernacle

By WILLIAM J. HARGENRADER For The Express LAMAR— It is the end of an era, but the beginning of a new one for the Lamar Lighthouse Camp, 4746 Nittany Valley Dr., Rt. 64, , Mill Hall. The board of directors has voted to replace the Tabernacle with a new facility and is seeking help to ...

REUNIONS

MARCH 20 — LHHS & ICHS Class of 1959 class luncheon, noon, Dutch Haven Restaurant. Making plans for class reunion on July 19, 20, 2019. Questions phone Diana Condo at 570-660-5295. MARCH 20 — LHHS Class of 1958 get-together, 1 p.m., Stella A’s. Questions, 570-660-0134. MARCH 25 ...

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SATURDAY r Clinton County Democrats Sip & Dip fundraiser, 2-4 p.m., Potter’s Pallette. r Gloria Vilello’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Party, 6-9 p.m., Son’s of Italy 2nd floor. r St Luke’s United Church of Christ in Flemington will be holding a soup sale on Saturday March ...

The book and the flood

You see it all the time in the movies — The historic researcher has to brave all kinds of traps and attackers before he gets his artifact. He manages to steal whatever item he’s after, risking his life to get it. I admit, I’ve had a few of those moments, but in recent years, I’ve ...

MEETINGS THIS WEEK

Monday — Lock Haven City Council, 7 p.m. Clinton County Commissioners, 9 a.m. Bellefonte Borough Council, 7 p.m. Bald Eagle Township Supervisors, 6 p.m. Tuesday — Centre County Commissioners, 10 a.m. Woodward Township Supervisors, 7 p.m. Thursday — Clinton County ...