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We can all encourage basic literacy

When I taught biology at Lock Haven High School and at Central Mountain High School, I would ask students to make a list of what the human body needed to survive. Being teenagers, the students made lists that did include the correct essentials – water, food and air containing oxygen, but they ...

finding support

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

I’m being followed by a moonflower

I am here to dispel any possible rumors that may be spreading throughout Clinton County. I repeat, if there are any rumors of the moon being sighted in broad daylight in Salona, they are false. Salona is nowhere near Miami, and the mountains wait for the moon to come over. No moons in Salona, ...

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. — — — ...

senior center menus

Bread available daily Monday — Creamy parmesan garlic mushroom chicken with fettuccine noodles, garlic spinach, apple. Tuesday — Breaded fish sandwich, stewed tomatoes, macaroni and cheese, three-bean salad. Wednesday — Chicken ala king with buttermilk biscuit, lemon pepper ...

The original Lamar Township Fire Co. garage

One of our readers saw this photo in the Express recently and called to tell us that it shows the first fire house used by Lamar Township Volunteer Fire Co. in Salona. He believes the fire company formed and bought these trucks in 1963 or 1964. In this photo, fireman Earl Garbrick is seen on ...

Meetings next week

Monday r Bellefonte Borough Council, 7:30 p.m. r Lock Haven City Council, 7 p.m. r Clinton County Commissioners, 9 a.m. Tuesday r Centre County Commissioners, 10 a.m. Wednesday r Pine Creek Township Supervisors, 10 a.m. Thursday r Clinton County Commissioners, 10 a.m. r ...

Blood drives

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. Thursday — Pleasant Gap United Methodist Church, 179 S. Main St., 12:30-6 p.m. Friday — American Legion Post 444 at 112 Legion Lane, Route 45, ...

Upcoming reunions

Class of ‘67 looking for classmates Lock Haven and Immaculate Conception high schools classes of 1967 are planning their 50th class reunion on July 15 at the Lock Haven Elks. Reservations are due by June 1. The reunion committee is still looking for addresses for the following ...

What’s happening in Howard? By Tammy Coakley

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 ...

Railroad safety meeting

PHOTO PROVIDED This photo was taken at a Pennsylvania Railroad safety meeting held in the gym of the Renovo PRR YMCA, now known as the Western Clinton County Recreation Center. The railroad held motivational meetings in the 1930s and 1940s to encourage its workers to think and work safely. We ...

Trout fishing: Good eats from the stream

If the dandelions coming up in your yard don’t convince you that spring is finally here, then maybe the sight of fishermen lining the banks of local streams will do it. Though I don’t fish myself, I’m on with preparing the catch, and eating it, too. There are many methods of cooking ...

Legion auxiliary gives awards to students

LOCK HAVEN — Members of the William Marshall Crawford American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Unit 131 of Lock Haven held their Americanism Awards program April 18 at the local Legion post. Americanism Chairman Carol Wert Walker, along with her assistants, Linda Womeldorf and Mary Ellen Switzer, ...

SV Lions host Easter fun

PHOTO PROVIDED The Sugar Valley Lions held their annual children’s Easter brunch Saturday, April 15, followed by an egg hunt. Approximately 65 children, accompanied by many family members, participated. They were divided into three age groups, and the Easter Bunny gave each child a special ...

Local students compete in the ‘Dog Pound’

CMHS students participated in an Entrepreneurship Challenge called the Dog Pound at Bloomsburg University on April 17. This “Shark Tank” challenge included 24 schools throughout the state and 77 teams with over 350 students. Pictured are Nicole Brungard with a seventh place win for the ...

Nine BEA students advance to state computer competition

PHOTOS PROVIDED Nine Bald Eagle Area Tech Team members advanced to the Pennsylvania State Computer Fair Competition, after earning first place slots at the regional contest. BEA students earned top honors in Web Page Design, Digital Movie, and Programming categories at the Central ...

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 ...