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Crowds clamor for classic cars in 17th annual CPAA antique auto event

MILL HALL — It’s a bright, sunny day at the Central Pennsylvania Auto Auction in Mill Hall, but inside, things are a bit chaotic. People are milling about, chatting and scoping out cars, and auctioneers are rattling off cars and prices over the loudspeaker at mind-numbingly fast speeds ...

Boil water advisory lifted in Castanea Township

LOCK HAVEN - A boil water advisory that has been in effect since Tuesday has been lifted, Lock Haven City's Water Office said. Residents from 300-401 Mackey Avenue, 2-113 Grape Street, and 408-414 Jarrett Street in Castanea were notified on Tuesday, July 17 of a problem with their drinking ...

City acccepting applications for $296,249 in CDBG funds

LOCK HAVEN — The first of two public hearings to talk about the $296,249 in 2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds that the city of Lock Haven will receive was held Monday night prior to City Council’s regular meeting. The city’s Development Coordinator Maria Boileau ...

Sproul 10K is on; Prowl the Sproul is off

LOCK HAVEN — There’s been some confusion this week as far as two hikes/races — both named ‘Sproul’ — are concerned. Final checks on the events report the 11th annual Sproul 10K is scheduled to get underway as scheduled this Saturday, July 21, at 8:30 a.m. from the Western Clinton ...

PennDOT lists maintenance work schedule for next week

MILL HALL — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Clinton County maintenance office announces the following work schedule for next Monday to Friday, weather permitting. - Box culvert work on Tea Springs Road. Road will be closed. - Patching of Routes 1001 and 664. - Patching ...

‘Terrapin Pennsylvania’ cuts ribbon

SOUTH AVIS — “It’s been a collaborative community effort,” said Pete Smeltz, chair of the Clinton County commissioners. Collaboration seemed to be a theme at the ribbon-cutting Wednesday afternoon for Terrapin Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana facility. Terrapin Pennsylvania is ...

Rogers Stadium construction hits snag

BELLEFONTE — A snag in the Rogers Stadium project may mean Bellefonte won’t be able to host a home football game until the end of the 2018 season, according to the project construction manager. David Stezin, construction manager for Reynolds Construction Management, the contractor for ...

Bald Eagle Band went to Washington, D.C.

PHOTO PROVIDED Bald Eagle Area High School Band, shown above practicing, was selected among 120 groups to be a part of the National Independence Day Parade in Washington, D.C. Band Director Kellie Long said the students practiced for more than a month. In 2012, the band also marched in this ...

Wayne P. Urbine receives award

JERSEY SHORE – Waye P. Urbine, of Jersey Shore, a licensed Pennsylvania funeral director for 25 years, was honored for dedicated professional service by the Pennyslvania Funeral Directors Association (PFDA). The award was presented by Deron Youse, PFDA President, at left, at a special ...

Learning languages at summer camp

PHOTO PROVIDED About 70 soon to be kindergarten to sixth-grade students learned Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish and American Sign Language at Bellefonte Area School District’s World Language Summer Camp held at the high school. The rooms were filled with students participating in games, ...

Science, technology, engineering and math

PHOTO PROVIDED About 80 students participated this year in Bellefonte Area School District’s inaugural STEM Camp held at Pleasant Gap Elementary School. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math. Teachers volunteered to teach and facilitate lessons and activities with help ...

Bellefonte teacher nominated for PA teacher of year

From staff reports BELLEFONTE — A Bellefonte teacher is in the running for Pennsylvania teacher of the year. Myken Poorman has been the agricultural science teacher at Bellefonte Area High School for nine years. She also works as the technical education department chair for the Bellefonte ...

Couple waives hearing in death of 2-year-old son

LOCK HAVEN — A father and mother charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of their 2-year-old son, waived their right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Clinton County Court. Steven Allen Killion Sr., 37, and the boy’s mother, Toni Baker, 36, were returned to the Clinton ...

Woodward supervisors go high-tech

LOCK HAVEN — Woodward Township Supervisors have crossed over into a more technology-based format for their meetings with the installation of a television in the meeting room. The decision to buy the TV was made at a special meeting held June 27. Supervisor Chair Kyle A. Coleman first ...

Pittsburgh man bound over on drug charges after traffic stop

LANA MUTHLER lmuthler@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — A Pittsburgh man was bound over for court on charges of possession with intent to deliver, and possession of drug paraphernalia in connection with a traffic stop at 5:41 a.m. on May 19 that yielded 26 pounds of marijuana and $2,147 in cash. ...

Another option: Sell Route 64 property to Conservation District

LOCK HAVEN — Reacting to discontent from the Clinton County Conservation District Board of Directors and agricultural community, county commissioners discussed alternatives to a conservation district move to the Garden Building in town. Commissioners Paul Conklin and Chairman Pete Smeltz ...

Boil water advisory in Castanea Township

LOCK HAVEN - The Lock Haven City Water Department has issued a boil water advisory after a water main break occurred today. This will effect certain areas of Castanea Township. Areas effected are 300-401 Mackey Avenue, 2-113 Grape Street and 401-414 Jarrett Street. Residents in these ...

Woman gets maximum sentence in fatal crash

LOCK HAVEN —A Bellefonte woman charged with homicide while driving under the influence and other charges in connection with a fatal accident was sentenced to serve from 64 months to 17 years in state prison. The sentence for Nycole Dawn Meeker, 32, of Bellefonte, was handed down by ...

BE Township chair resigns

By WENDY STIVER wstiver@lockhaven.com MILL HALL — After one calendar year as a Bald Eagle Township supervisor, Gerard L. Banfill has resigned. His fellow supervisors were apparently surprised to receive his letter of resignation at Monday night’s township meeting. They then refused to ...

Wisconsin man perishes in I-80 crash

From staff reports LOGANTON — A Milwaukee, Wisc. man died early Sunday morning after a violent car crash on Interstate 80 East near the Jersey Shore-Loganton exit. His passenger, a 26-year-old woman, also from Milwaukee, was severely injured in the crash and transported to Geisinger ...