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Civil War Infantry Bands to be topic at Taber Museum

WILLIAMSPORT — The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society will host Barry Stocker, on Thursday morning, Nov. 10,  at 10 a.m. as part of its Lecture Series. The lecture, which is held in the Community Room of the Taber, will focus on Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry ...

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Careers on Wheels

PHOTO PROVIDED At left: The Spring Township Police Department recently partnered with the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (CPI) to present the second annual Careers on Wheels event at the Centre County Public Safety Training Center in Pleasant Gap. Kids could get up ...

Clinton County’s bald-faced hornet population appears healthy!

In my Oct. 19 column in The Lock Haven Express, I asked the readership to give me some leads on bald-faced hornet nests, to get some video footage and photographs. The response was overwhelming! I had numerous emails and phone calls about nests. Some were hanging in trees while others were ...

Senior Noah Siegle escorts Tess Bechdel at the Bald Eagle Area High School Homecoming game where Bechdel was crowned homecoming queen.

BEA students go all out at CPI

BELLEFONTE — The Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology churns out a lot of successful, highly-engaged students, including this year’s Bald Eagle Area High School Homecoming Queen Tess Bechdel and her escort, Noah Siegle. “Tess and Noah are both outstanding students in ...

Pastor Tanya Heatwole of Covenant United Methodist Church lead the planning meetings for Transform Lock Haven.

Transform Lock Haven unites partners in service

LOCK HAVEN — Transform Lock Haven Week involved a round dozen of construction and repair projects at the houses of people in need. Deployed during the week of Sept. 12, the “hometown mission week” sent 65 volunteers out into the Clinton County region to help people who needed a handicap ...

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 ...

SENIOR CENTER MENUS

Bread available daily Monday — Ghoulish meat sauce rotini with Spooktacular tomato sauce, Fangtastic spiced apples, tossed mixed greens salad with Dracula dressing. Tuesday — Roast pork and gravy with dressing, mashed potatoes, broccoli and cauliflower, baked egg custard. Wednesday ...

Centre Library to host genealogy coaching, writers workshop

BELLEFONTE — Looking for help researching your roots? Free genealogy coaching is offered Saturdays, Nov. 19 and Dec. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Centre County Library and Historical Museum’s Pennsylvania Room at 203 Allegheny St. The library has partnered with the Centre County ...

Plant a garden and turn the world around

During the summer months one of the most senseless and I feel one of the stupidest things to come down the pike is the electric bug zapper. In my humble opinion it ranks right up there with the company that decided to put a systemic pesticide in the potting soil of plants which in turn are sold ...

Knitters and other needle-work afficionados in the Bald Eagle United Presbyterian Church Prayer Shawl Ministry created more than 700 items that were delivered by Susquehanna Valley Big Twins Motorcycle Club during the third annual Knit N Run.

Bikers and Bald Eagle Church deliver handmade gifts

MILL HALL — Bald Eagle United Presbyterian Church organized and hosted the third annual Knit N Run recently. Members of the Susquehanna Valley Big Twins Motorcycle Club were able to deliver more than 700 items handmade by the church’s Prayer Shawl Ministry. “This is our third year and ...

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Fredericks Hardware store

This photo of the J.H. Fredericks Hardware store resulted in phone calls from at least two Express readers. David Deem remembered his father sharing childhood memories of a Fredericks store in Flemington that stood where Gallagher Carpet One is now, probably around 1929. David says his dad told ...

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Wal-Mart donates to Hope Hose

PHOTO PROVIDED The local Wal-Mart donated $2,000 to Lock Haven’s Hope Hose Fire Co. No. 2. The donation was given Oct. 21. At the store are, from left, co-manager Greg Orner, apparel associate Tonya Bodewes, homelines department manager Lynne Karstetter, electronics department manager Erica ...

Attorney given ‘highest’ rating

WILLIAMSPORT — Cliff Rieders, a partner in the Williamsport-based law firm of Rieders, Travis, Humphrey, Waters and Dohrmann, has been given the grading of “AV” for the “highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards” by Martindale-Hubbell. The rating system has ...

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 ...

Blood drives

THURSDAY — Pleasant Gap United Methodist Church, 179 S. Main St., Bellefonte, 12:30-6 p.m. SATURDAY — Crossroads Community Church, 1454 South State Route 44 Highway, Jersey Shore, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Donors are asked to bring photo ID. Walk-ins are welcome at all drives. To sign up for a ...

Meetings next week

MONDAY r Clinton County commissioners work session, 10 a.m. r Bald Eagle Township supervisors, 6:30 a.m. TUESDAY r Centre County commissioners, 10 a.m. WEDNESDAY r Pine Creek Township supervisors, 10 a.m. r Bellefonte Area School District Board of Directors, 7 p.m., meeting ...

What’s happening in Howard? By Tammy Coakley

UPCOMING EVENTS Friendship Fridays is held at the Friendship Community Center today from 8 to 11 a.m. Stop by for breakfast sweets and coffee or tea. Drop a few dollars in the canister to benefit FCC. Howard United Methodist Church is having a fall bazaar Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ...

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Future political moms

PHOTO PROVIDED These two beautiful women were in Philadelphia in 1945 working for the war effort of World War II at the age of 19. On the left is Betty Forte Vilello, wife of Richard Vilello Sr. and mother of former Lock Haven Mayor Rick Vilello. On the right is Gloria Dullen Vilello, wife of ...

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‘The Nurses of Bataan and Corregidor’

The Pennsylvania Military Museum, 51 Boal Ave., Boalsburg, will present the lecture “The Nurses of Bataan and Corregidor” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Penn State College of Nursing staff member Julie Decker, Ph.D. will chronicle the service life and struggles of Army and Navy nurses caught up in ...

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Students participate in Excellence Fair

For the third consecutive year, the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology was selected to participate in the Pennsylvania School Boards Association Public Education Excellence Fair at the annual meeting in Hershey. The theme of the CPI exhibit was “Heroscaping — Patio for ...