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LHU opens academic year with convocation ceremony

LOCK HAVEN— Lock Haven University recently held its annual Founder’s Day Convocation ceremony, marking the beginning of the 2019-20 academic year. The celebration took place Sunday, Aug. 25 in the Thomas Fieldhouse. Founder’s Day Convocation traditionally recognizes outstanding ...

Driven by volunteers, CleanScapes finds tons of debris; next cleanup Sept. 7

LOCK HAVEN — Every successful nonprofit organization works with a team of dedicated volunteers. Together they power the program’s mission. CleanScapes mission is to restore uncared-for public outdoor spaces by removing abandoned tires and picking up discarded stuff. This year, 138 ...

Penn College’s welding expansion includes new robotic equipment

WILLIAMSPORT— Pennsylvania College of Technology’s expanded welding instructional facility is home to new equipment from CLOOS Robotic Welding Inc. The company - known for its pre-engineered and custom-engineered robots and welding equipment - is entrusting one of its QRC 320 upright ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY and Happy Anniversary to Dennis and Kim Welch of Mill Hall on Sept. 1. Word of the Day Dystectic — Not easily fused Water boil advisory lifted The water boil advisory issued by Appalachian Utilities Inc. has been lifted. Lab tests and samples show the water is back to ...

Reunions

SEPT. 3 — LHHS and ICHS Class of 1953 monthly dinner, 5 p.m., Creek Side Restaurant. Questions: Russell 570-748-7455 or Nolen 570-748-3325. SEPT. 3 —LHHS and ICHS Classes of 1951 breakfast get-together, 9 a.m., Restless Oaks. SEPT. 4 — LHHS and ICHS Class of 1947 yearly get ...

The fairies of Swissdale

By Lou Bernard “I have a column that’s going to be published on your birthday,” I told my wife. “What’s it about?” she asked. “That’s what I’m asking you. Want to choose the topic? Is there any favorite story or incident you’d like me to cover?” “This is a tough ...

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. — — — ...

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy Birthday to Sheldon Orner! Quote of the Day “The number one reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors.” — Napoleon Hill Word of the Day Faveolate — Honeycombed. Boil Water Advisory lifted The boil water ...

OLD PHOTO ALBUM

William T Piper Sr., left, former president of Piper Aircraft, Inc., helps Clifton E. Barry, local airport attendant, hand the components of Piper-Tri-Pacer to Wallace Smith, of Lock Haven, assistant sale manager on July 16, 1953. The cargo was flown to Max Conrad, of Winona, Minn., who had ...

Miller ready to take his ‘57 Chevy on the road to sell shaved ice

BELLEFONTE — For Dan Miller of Bellefonte, restoring a 1957 Chevy ice cream truck was truly a labor of love. It took Miller a little over four years, but with a little help from his friends, the truck was ready for its debut. Miller sells shaved ice out of the truck, which made its debut ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Jodi Morelli, Pleasant Gap! Word of the Day Zeta — Small room or closet in a church Quote of the Day “Two roads diverged in a wood and I took the one less traveled by, and that made all the difference.” — Robert Frost Nittany Valley Writers ...

City crews remove floating stage from Susquehanna

LAURA JAMESON/THE EXPRESS If the drearier weather and and chillier temperatures this week were any indication of summer coming to a close, another sign of its end took place yesterday morning. City crews removed the floating stage as well as the boat dock in front of the J. Doyle Corman ...

Area farms, waterways included in plan to improve Bay watershed

From Staff Reports HARRISBURG — The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced the final state plan to promote the long-term viability of farming, outdoor recreation, and other economic sectors; protect public health and water supplies; and help communities reduce ...

Old Photo Album: Renovo Elementary fourth graders 1989-90

PHOTO PROVIDED Western Clinton County Historian Charlie Barnum, pictured at the far left in the middle row, shared this photo of his fourth grade class of 1989-90 at Renovo Elementary School. Top row, from left, are Clayton Strouse, Addam Yednak, Crystal Harkinson, Marissa Knauff, Gretchen ...

Old Photo Album: It’s almost fall y’all

EXPRESS ARCHIVES With the temperatures beginning to drop this week, many are anticipating earlier sunsets, end of year holidays such as Halloween and Thanksgiving and of course the changing of the leaves. Pictured here are a group of happy children as they attempt to throw leaves at each ...

LH Eagles donate to Leadership Clinton County

PHOTO PROVIDED The Lock Haven Eagles Aerie 4298 donated $1,000 to Leadership Clinton County recently. Accepting the check is April Henry-Bitner and Jason Walker from the Clinton County Economic Partnership, joined by Eagles trustees and officers. The Fraternal Order of Eagles is an ...

Low cost eyeglass clinic coming to Clinton County

LOCK HAVEN — The Northwestern PA Optical Clinic is coming to Clinton County. The privately funded program provides income eligible persons with eyeglasses for a low cost of $40. This inlcudes lined bifocals. No-lines are available at $70. They also offer a solid tint, and ...