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Lily Rae Wasson is BPW Girl of Month

JERSEY SHORE — The Business and Professional Women’s Club Girl of the Month for April is Lily Rae Wasson, daughter of Jan and Vern Wasson of Jersey Shore. Lily’s activities include one year on the Prom Committee, Paw Print and Relay for life; two years on the National Honor Society, ...

Luke Engel is Lions’ Club Citizen for April

JERSEY SHORE — The Jersey Shore Lions’ Club Citizen of the Month for April is Luke A. Engel, son of Rose and Leo Engel of Williamsport. Luke’s activities include tennis for one year and swimming for four years. Outside school, Luke is an active volunteer at his church and at the ...

JS high school names VIPs

JERSEY SHORE — Jersey Shore Area Senior High School student VIP award recipients for the third nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year were honored recently. Teachers were asked to nominate one student who consistently displays the high school’s VIP-expected behaviors: Value Everything and ...

YesterShoppe! to be held at Taber

WILLIAMSPORT — The old adage ‘One man’s trash is another man’s treasure’ is certainly true when one visits the YesterShoppe! indoor yard sale at the Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society on Saturday, June 3, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. YesterShoppe! serves ...

PRR group holds flag art contest

By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express RENOVO — With anticipation high throughout western Clinton County of the proposed gas powered energy center residents and organizations are doing all that they can to prepare to welcome the Bechtel Group to Renovo. Preserve, Renew, Revitalize or PRR is ...

Calendar of Events: 4-24

TODAY r “Technology @ the Library,” 1-2 p.m., Centre County Library and Historical Museum, 200 Allegheny St., Bellefonte, free one-on-one training and answers to technology questions. Bring your gadget or computer. Information: 814-355-1516 or www.centrecountylibrary.org. TOMORROW r ...

Lockport R.D. 1…2

(Editor’s Note: Today, The Express kicks off a column by Scott Williams dedicated to the history of Lockport, its people and their way of life. It’s titled Lockport R.D. 1...2 and the author will tell you how he came up with that title in a future column.) ——— If you were study ...

Clinton County Commissioners proclaim Conservation District Week

LOCK HAVEN —Conservation districts across the state of Pennsylvania have designated the week of April 23 to 30 as Conservation District Week. This coincides with Earth Day and Arbor Day celebrations. The Clinton County commissioners presented a proclamation to conservation district ...

Around The Town: 4-24

Good Day and Happy 61st Birthday to Mark Riley, minister of Flemington First Church of Christ! Word of the Day Empyrean — Relating to heaven, especially the highest part of heaven, thought by the ancients to be the realm of pure fire; an ideal place or state. Quote of the Day “We ...

First two robins of spring leave flight school’s nest

LOCK HAVEN — With the return of flyable weather just two weeks after the equinox, not one but two flight students at the Piper Memorial Airport today completed their FAA practical tests with FAA Designated Pilot Examiner John Smith, briefly becoming the world’s newest two licensed pilots. ...

Piper Museum plans ghost-hunting fundraiser

LOCK HAVEN — There’s still room for participants in the first-ever paranormal fundraiser at the Piper Museum. On Saturday, May 27 at 7 p.m., the Piper Museum will host a fundraiser run by the Lock Haven Paranormal Seekers. For $10 a person, participants will learn to investigate haunted ...

The Clendenen murder: Part I of two

Let me tell you about the Clendenen murder. As I write this, I am thinking about Matt Connor. Matt, a friend of mine and history columnist for the Express, did a fantastic job writing about this 1903 murder several years ago. Right now, I admit, I’m rehashing some of what Matt wrote before ...

senior center menus

Bread available daily Monday — Slow-roasted pulled pork barbecue sandwich, German-style red cabbage, green beans, oatmeal cookie. Tuesday — Sweet and sour chicken with pineapple tidbits and green peppers, brown rice, mixed vegetables, orange. Wednesday — Pepper steak with gravy, ...

finding support

HEALTH r Covenant Cafe, a social engagement program for people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s — 1-3 p.m. May 2 (first and third Tuesdays of the month), Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Information: Fran Decker, 570-748-4302. GRIEF r GriefShare — 7 ...

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. — — — ...

A Jacksonville student is identified

PHOTO PROVIDED Patty (Leitch) Lucas contacted us after this photo appeared in the March 22 edition of The Express. It shows students in grades 1-4 at the Jacksonville school house in Marion Township during the 1936-37 school year. Ivy J. Woomer of Howard shared the photo with our readers and ...

Blood drives

MONDAY — American Philatelic Society, 100 Match Factory Place, Bellefonte, noon to 5:30 p.m. TUESDAY — Woolrich Fire Co., 26 Cemetery St., Woolrich, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Donors are asked to bring photo ID. Walk-ins are welcome at all drives. To sign up for a time slot, visit ...

Upcoming reunions

Editor’s Note — We are anxious to continue to run announcements on family and class reunions every Saturday, and we try to keep an accurate accounting. However, there has been some confusion lately about getting the proper information to us, as times and places change often. Please send ...

Meetings next week

Monday r Clinton County Commissioners, 9 a.m. r Bald Eagle township Supervisors, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday r Centre County Commissioners, 10 a.m. r Bellefonte School Board, 7 p.m. r Mill Hall Borough Council, 7 p.m. Thursday r Clinton County Commissioners, 10 a.m. r Flemington ...

MEN’S NIGHT OUT

MEN’S NIGHT OUT: Sylvan Hills Christian Service Camp in Marsh Creek will host a Men’s Night Out at the church camp on Friday evening, May 5. The theme for the program will be “The Role of Men in God’s Kingdom”. Guest speakers will be Belton Mobley, Minister at Diamond Street ...