Community

Meetings next week

Monday r Clinton County  Commissioners, 9 a.m. r Porter Township Supervisors, 7 p.m. r Lamar Township Supervisors, 8 p.m. r Castanea Township Supervisors, 7 p.m. r Avis Borough Council, 7 p.m. r Lock Haven City Council, 7 p.m. Tuesday r No Centre ...

Blood drives

TODAY — Crossroads Community Church, 1454 South State Route 44 Highway, Jersey Shore, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. MONDAY — New Hope Lutheran Church, 119 Cobblestone Court, Spring Mills, 1:30-7 p.m. WEDNESDAY — Renovo Fire Hall, 230 11th St., noon-5 p.m. Donors are asked to bring photo ID. ...

Reunions

NOV. 7 — Class of 1956 luncheon, noon, Creekside Restaurant, Mill Hall. NOV. 14 — LHHS Class of 1950 luncheon, Creekside Restaurant, Mill Hall (weather permitting). NOV. 16 —LHHS/ICHS Class of 1959 Reunion Luncheon, noon, Dutch Haven Restaurant.

Old & New: History for you

By: Jo Ann Bowes UPCOMING EVENTS Thank you to the Moose Lodge 100 and AAUW for sponsoring the free children’s program “History Time Henry and Geography George.”  We are very appreciative of your support for our programming. November’s Second Sunday program on Nov. 13 is at the ...

The pirate’s house in Lock Haven

You wouldn’t think much of the house, to walk past it. If you even noticed it, you wouldn’t give it much thought. It’s a plain-looking, undecorated house. And yet, it’s one of the most historically significant buildings in Lock Haven. It’s 400 East Bald Eagle Street, right at the ...

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From left are Master Gardeners Karen Elias, Candy Gore, Deb Liguori, Ginny Counsil, Mary Ann Clark, Lynda Cridge, Carole Livingston and Deb Burrows at the Clinton County Fairgrounds where they are creating a new demonstration garden.

Master Gardeners start new demonstration garden

Autumn is here, Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and what are the Clinton County Master Gardeners doing? Starting a new garden! No, we haven’t completely lost track of time. There’s a good reason for starting now, but first let me provide a little background. In September, we were ...

TAKE THE 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. — — ...

FINDING SUPPORT

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

SENIOR CENTER MENUS

Bread available daily Monday —  Simon and Garfunkel Chicken Thigh, rainbow rotini with cheese, mixed vegetables, orange. Tuesday — Lasagna casserole, spiced peaches, broccoli, oatmeal cookie. Wednesday — Cheeseburger with Swiss cheese and mushrooms, molasses baked beans, ...

Howard Happenings

UPCOMING EVENTS A Fall Bazaar will be held at the Friendship Community Center in Beech Creek today (Nov. 4) from 6-9 p.m. and tomorrow from 9-1.  Proceeds from the bazaar will be given to Tom and Tosha Packer and their daughter who live in Howard. It would be wonderful if volunteer bakers ...

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CPI dental class hears job-seeking tips

PHOTO PROVIDED Patti Britton and Lori Lockcuff from Apple Dental recently gave the presentation “Getting Your First Job” to the adult and high school students in the Dental Assistant classroom at the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology in Pleasant Gap. In addition to ...

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Local students serve in internships

PHOTO PROVIDED Internship opportunities are significant in the education of students at the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology. Working alongside industry leaders, they are able to participate in career-related activities and gain valuable hands-on experience. Four ...

Re-enactment group headed to Gettysburg

STATE COLLEGE — The 148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, Civil War Re-enactment Group will meet Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Hoss’s Steak and Seafood Restaurant, 1450 N. Atherton St. The group will discuss its participation in the annual Remembrance Day Monument ...

Penn Nursery renamed to honor Mira Lloyd Dock

SPRING MILLS — Penn Nursery and Wood Shop recently was renamed the Mira Lloyd Dock Resource Conservation Center in honor of the late woman environmentalist, botanist and civic activist who championed reforestation and anti-pollution measures. State Department of Conservation and Natural ...

Countdown to Thanksgiving

Wow, can you believe that in three short weeks we’ll be celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday? At this point it’s not too soon to begin menu planning. Thinking about it now will surely lessen the stress on the big day. Let’s start with the humble veggie. Veggies are the part of the meal ...

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Young swimmers at the YMCA

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Megan Coleman was surprised to see herself in The Express Old Photo Album on Aug. 26. She is fourth from left in the second row. (Her swimsuit features a dark line down the center.) The photo shows the Progressive Swim Class at the Lock Haven YMCA, and Megan thinks it was ...

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Batwoman runs during the parade.

SVRCS hosts annual Halloween Parade

The Sugar Valley Rural Charter School hosted the annual community Halloween parade on Monday in Loganton. The parade has been an annual event in the borough for the past several decades and is always a special treat for participants and spectators alike.

AREA CLUB BRIEFS

Happy Travelers set holiday dates LOCK HAVEN — The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Oct. 5 to 10, 2017 is just one of the featured tours planned next year by the Pennsylvania Happy Travelers club. Other trips scheduled for 2017 are ”Maritimes Coastal Wonders” featuring Nova Scotia, Prince ...

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Costume winners at board game night

The Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven hosted a board game night, open free to the community, Friday at Covenant United Methodist Church. Costume winners at the fun event were, from left, Darlene Rathmell wearing The Prettiest costume, Paul Bernard in The Scariest, and Eleanor Kodish in ...

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Pleasant Gap ALA officers installed

The 2016-17 officers were installed for the Houtz-Myers Rose American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Unit #867 of Pleasant Gap. From left, installing officer Carol Wert Walker, district president for the Department of Pennsylvania’s ALA; Unit President Nicole Farrington; vice president Jenny ...