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Happenings from the Heisey

Honor National Museum Month in September by visiting area museums which are participating in a Passport program. Pick up your “passport” and get it “stamped” at any one of the following: Sugar Valley Historical Society, Beech Creek/Marsh Creek Heritage Museum, Greater Renovo Area ...

It’s time to try a rutabaga

What is a Rutabaga? Rutabagas are a vegetable that is a relative to a turnip. They are larger, denser and sweeter than a turnip. Rutabagas have a lumpy, irregular shape with a tan skin, and a dark purple band at the crown. Rutabaga are members of the “cruciferous vegetables: These ...

Finding Support

HEALTH ∫ Alzheimer’s and Caregivers Support Group — 7 p.m. Sept. 10 (second Tuesday of the month), Conference Room B of Susque-View Home. Information: Fran Decker at 748-4302. ∫ Parkinson’s Support Group — Open to everyone interested in learning about the disease, 3 p.m. Sept. ...

Take steps to recovery

Editor’s note: Groups listed below focus on recovery from addiction, and the meetings are open to the general public, unless otherwise indicated. Al-Anon is for friends and family members of addicts, and Romans 12:2 is for people battling addiction and their families. — — — ...

Luke Strong Ride raises nearly $9,000

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com JERSEY SHORE — The ride may be over, but the fundraising certainly isn’t. On Aug. 31, Penny Parks-Dean and Ken Parks completed their Luke Strong Ride. The 125-mile bike trek began at 5 a.m. and wrapped up a little after 6 p.m. To date, the ride ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY to Dave Calhoun of McElhattan! Word of the Day Hemistich — Half a verse line Quote of the Day “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” — Jim Ryun Work at Fish Pond cancelled Work scheduled to begin Saturday morning at the Wayne ...

Old Photo Album

EXPRESS ARCHIVES A lovely day for a picnic A large group of young men and women sit in a clearing in the woods to enjoy a picnic sometime in the late 1800s or early 1900s. If you look closely you can see the gentleman in the front offering a cup to the first young lady at left.

Howard Happenings

BACK TO CHURCH Howard Christian Church is participating in the National Back to Church Sunday scheduled for Sept. 15. The church is having a special service and everyone who is not actively involved with a local congregation is invited to come. Back to Church Sunday will offer the perfect ...

Chapman Wordweavers dedicate book

RENOVO — The Chapman Wordweavers Society dedicated their first team effort, “200 Years: Celebrating Chapman Township, Pennsylvania” to area residents and the Chapman Township supervisors, Greg Werts, George Machak and Tim Horner. The dedication was held during Chapman Township’s ...

Area veteran receives medals

PHOTO PROVIDED It has been a long time coming, but thanks to Dave Bower, Navy veteran Jack Cardamone recently received his National Defense Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the Navy Service Medal. The ceremony took place at the Cardamone home with his wife and friends of the family. Major Gaylon ...

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy Birthday to Adrianna Neimond and Pauline Deitrich! Quote of the Day “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” — Michael Jordan Word of the Day Frankalmoign — Land tenure requiring religious obligations on part of tenant Diamond ...

Calendar of Events

TOMORROW —Orders due for hoagie sale at Faith United Methodist Church, 23 E. Brown St., Castanea. Hoagies cost $5 and can be picked up on Sept. 12 between 8 and 9:30 a.m. at the church. To place an order please call 570-502-2247 or 570-748-1012. FRIDAY —Benefit for Kelly Casper of ...

Beech Creek Fire Co. checks equipment

EXPRESS ARCHIVES A group of Beech Creek Fire Company members make sure their portable pump is working properly during the flood scare in February of 1961.

LHU students visit State College Spikes

LOCK HAVEN — For the Lock Haven University Sport Studies Department and Sport Administration Society, it has become an annual tradition to start the semester with a trip to Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, home of the State College Spikes and Penn State baseball teams. During the trip, sport ...

By plane, truck, or … quadcopter?

BELLES SPRINGS — Buzzard Field R/C airplane field and car track is having a fun fly/drive on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Spectators are welcome, with free admission and free parking. Come see the R/C car track and watch R/C airplanes, quad-copters, and helicopters soar through ...

Local Briefs

LHU to host annual Veterans’ Expo and Job Fair LOCK HAVEN— Lock Haven University will host its annual Veterans’ Expo and Job Fair from 1-5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 in the Student Recreation Center on the campus of LHU. More than 25 exhibitors will be in attendance to provide ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY and Happy Anniversary to Russ and Judy Strubler, 64 years on Sept. 3! Word of the Day Constative — Capable of being true or false Quote of the Day “I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of ...

Old Photo Album: 1957 PIAA champions at LHU

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Lock Haven High School wrestling Coach Dr. Edward Saiers stands with his arms around the shoulders of Maynard Aungst, left, and Ted Hill, right, after the boys won the PIAA state championships on March 25, 1957. This was the first time in 21 years that the bobcats won two ...

Around the town

GOOD DAY to Lauralee Dingler! Quote of the Day “Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” — George Bernard Shaw Word of the Day Nephelometry — Measurement of cloudiness of liquids. Back to the grind For those who ...

Old Photo Album: Veteran’s parade in Renovo

PHOTO PROVIDED Veteran’s march down Erie Avenue in Renovo after World War II. Not much is known about this photo. Anyone who may have additional information is encouraged to contact Laura Jameson at ljameson@lockhaven.com or by calling 570-748-6791. Thank you western Clinton County ...