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Pilot Gary Winter stands beside a map of his flight path from Florida to Alaska in a 1950 Piper Pacer. Winter also spent seven weeks flying around the Kenai Peninsula while in Alaska.

Florida pilot talks Alaska trip with LH Kiwanis

LOCK HAVEN — An Alaska vacation is something you often hear about from a friend or family member. Seeing the land of the midnight sun is what some call a “must-have” experience. Gary Winter of Ocala, Fla., decided he wanted to have that experience, too. However, he and his wife, Judy, ...

Jury: Man ‘not guilty’ of assault

LOCK HAVEN — A 31-year-old Antes Fort man was found not guilty on charges he tried to kill his girlfriend by grabbing the steering wheel of their car and causing a crash on Route 220 near Avis in 2016. However, Lawrence Earl Keisner Jr. was found guilty of recklessly endangering another ...

Lamar man, 21, killed in ATV crash

LOGANTON — A 21-year-old man from Lamar was killed Wednesday night on Mount Rainsares Road in Greene Township. Shane Michael Ammerman, 21, of 1636 Narrows Road, Lamar, was riding an ATV east on Mount Rainsares Road at a high rate of speed and failed to make a left curve, according to state ...

Sexual assault trial expected to end today

LOCK HAVEN — The trial of 24-year-old Joseph Scott Rankinen, charged with raping a 12-year-old girl in May of 2011 at the Clinton County Fairgrounds, is expected to end today with closing arguments. The alleged victim took the stand as the first witness Thursday to say she was so terrorized ...

Ready, set, row! Time for annual Cardboard Boat Race

LOCKPORT — Ready, set, row! Or... sink and win The Titanic Award! Teams of folks looking to compete for prizes and have some fun on the water are already collecting boxes and duct tape for the ninth annual Lynne Ramm Memorial Cardboard Boat Race on Saturday, July 15. The wildly wacky ...

Fly-In schedule of events

TODAY WILLIAM T. PIPER & SONS DAY sponsored by Phil and Sharon Hoy FREE COFFEE 8-10 A.M. 8:30 a.m. — Meet at transportation spot for Lycoming Engines Tour. (No open-toed shoes, shorts, sleeveless tops, cell phones or cameras) 9 a.m. — Bus leaves for Lycoming Engines Tour. 9 ...

Calendar of events

TODAY r Green Beetle Invader, 3:30 p.m., Ole Bull State Park Pavilion #4 (Stone Pavilion). r Big band and swing music by The Lindy Sisters, 6-8 p.m., Triangle Park, part of City of Lock Haven Free Summer Concert Series; bring a lawn chair. (Rain place: Elks lodge, 215 E. Water St.) ...

Jacqueline Armstrong, new youth advocate at the Clinton County Women’s Center, is seen on the newly repaired back porch at the facility.

Women’s Center building needs TLC

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Women’s Center has served our local communities for 38 years, helping hundreds of clients a year. The nonprofit organization provides services for local victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Its services include shelter, counseling, support ...

Dixie, a 7-year-old rat terrier at the Clinton County SPCA, needs four surgical procedures that will cost approximately $1,600. Dixie will be at the SPCA’s Adopt-A-Thon tomorrow at Bill MacIntyre Chevrolet Buick, and donations will be accepted toward the cost of her operations.

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Dealership to host Adopt-a-thon

LOCK HAVEN — Bill MacIntyre Chevrolet Buick at 10 E. Walnut St. will host an Adopt-A-Thon for the Clinton County SPCA, tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will take place during the Best of Clinton County Summer Festival downtown. Families and individuals are invited to visit the ...

Around the Town

Good Day And happy belated 15th anniversary to Brad and Erica Moore on June 22! Quote of the Day “If you don’t think every day is a good day, just try missing one.” — Cavett Robert Time Out! On Thursday, June 29, the Wayne Township Landfill invites the community to tour the ...

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At top, Recreation Committee Chairman Doris Fritz and Township Supervisor David Calhoun look out over the park, as LMR employees Steve Matz and Chris Coutts prepare to pour concrete for the concession stand, which will be located directly behind home plate. Above is the Wayne Township Visitors Center.

First Quality LL Field is sliding into home

McELHATTAN — They had a dream. And now it’s coming true. It’s been five years since the Wayne Township supervisors and the Wayne Township Recreation Committee started an ambitious project to create a Little League Baseball field for the community. And now, after many meetings, ...

‘Best of’ parade, festival coming Saturday

LOCK HAVEN — The annual Best of Clinton County Summer Festival and Parade is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., hosted by Downtown Lock Haven Inc. Everybody looking for family fun or a chance to browse store sales, street vendors or LuLaRoe clothing will love this year’s festival. The ...

More than 100 planes land for second day, more fun to come

LOCK HAVEN — With an airstrip full of planes under a bright blue sky, the 32nd annual Sentimental Journey to Cub Haven Fly-In continued Tuesday with plenty to do. Planes could be seen soaring above Lock Haven, and many of them came from all across the country. As of Tuesday, there were ...

“Only you can prevent forest fires.”

“Only you can prevent forest fires.” Admit it. You just pictured a burly bear wearing a hat and jeans. That would be Smokey the Bear, the mascot for fire prevention. I remember when I was five years old, and Smokey telling me on TV that only I could prevent forest fires. I still think ...

Calendar of events

TODAY r Salamander Safari, 3 p.m., Ole Bull State Park Pavilion #4 (Stone Pavilion). r Moreland the Magician family magic and variety show, 6:30 p.m., Jersey Shore Library; free. r Neil Simon comedy “Barefoot in the Park,” 7:30 p.m., Millbrook Playhouse cabaret, 570-748-8083, ...

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‘Apple’ gets her first ride in a Super Cub

PHOTO PROVIDED Apollonia Mumbauer, better known as Apple, got her first ride in a Super Cub recently, compliments of local pilot and aircraft enthusiast Clyde Smith, left. Apple, held by her mother Rose Mumbauer in this photo, is the granddaughter of Bob Larson, owner of Lock Haven Aircrafts ...

Local briefs

Jeep Mystery Tour planned LOCK HAVEN — The Piper Aviation Museum is welcoming Jeeps and their owners to upcoming events at the museum. The museum held a Jeeps and Java gathering on the morning of June 17, inviting Jeep owners to bring their vehicles for free coffee and a meet and ...

Millbrook: Anything’s possible with Seuss

MILL HALL — The fantastical family-musical extravaganza “Seussical the Musical” on the Millbrook Playhouse main stage opens tomorrow and features a multi-talented cast of 21 kids, teens and professional actors. “Seussical the Musical” brings to life favorite Dr. Seuss characters, ...

Still time for Bald Eagle supervisor applications

MILL HALL — There’s still time to submit letters of interest to the Clinton County Court system to replace two Bald Eagle Township supervisory positions, according to court officials. Any township resident desiring the two posts must submit the letter in person or by mail to Office of the ...

SALUTE TO SENIORS

Hannah Bowes was valedictorian of the 2017 class at Bucktail High School. Her photo was missing in the Salute To Seniors special edition printed on June 15. The Express apologizes for the error.