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KC counselors reveal new comprehensive plan

MILL HALL — Keystone Central’s team of school counselors have been hard at work for several years now, and the time has finally come to reveal the fruits of their labor. Their task was to craft a comprehensive plan centered around three major foci: the academic, career, and ...

Law Day speaker: Think outside the branches of government

By WENDY STIVER wstiver@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — The Kiwanis Club of Lock Haven observed the 60th anniversary of Law Day with its annual Clinton County Law Day luncheon program, held Thursday at the Elks club. Guest speaker Clifford Rieders, a Williamsport attorney and columnist, ...

Road improvements in Centre, Clinton counties

LOCK HAVEN — Work is underway to improve more than 41 miles of roadway in Centre and Clinton counties and includes milling, base repair, resurfacing, curbing, sidewalks and guide rail updates on sections of seven routes in Centre County and five routes in Clinton County. In Centre County, ...

Local briefs

Acorn School sets open house, registration LOCK HAVEN — The Acorn School at 12 W. Water St. will host its spring open house on Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to noon. Parents are invited to bring their children to check out the school, explore the classroom and open motor play ...

Around the Town

Good Day To Skip Counsil of Lock Haven who is retiring on Sunday, which is his 65th birthday! Word of the Day Gadzookery — The use or over-use of period-specific or archaic expressions, as in a historical novel. Quote of the Day “You can learn many things from children. How much ...

County honors warden, prison staff

LOCK HAVEN — Clinton County Commissioners honored staff at the county prison in a big way at their meeting Thursday. They recognized May 6 through 12 as National Correctional Officers and Employees Week, honoring the more than 85 employees that work at the Clinton County Correctional ...

Howard biker killed in crash on Interstate 80

HOWARD — A Howard motorcyclist died Wednesday in a crash on Interstate 80 in Centre County, according to state police at Rockview. Adam Riglin, 39, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at 5:55 p.m. by Centre County Coroner Scott Sayers, police said. Riglin was westbound on ...

Wise looks outside county to build rehab center

SWISSDALE — A residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation center will not be built at the Woodward Township site originally proposed. The center was planned for an undeveloped 72-acre property owned by Dr. Robert C. “Doc” Wise, about three miles from Veterans Bridge along Coudersport ...

Stepping Up Day promotes mental health awareness in prisons

LOCK HAVEN — Lycoming and Clinton counties are participating in the national Stepping Up Day of Action to highlight their promise toward reducing the number of people with mental illnesses in both of the county jails and improving outcomes for these most vulnerable residents. Lycoming ...

Ross Library lists memorials and honors

LOCK HAVEN — The Ross Library has benefited from memorials, honors, and other gifts and donations received in April, as follows: In Memory of —Jonathan Bravard from Loretta Coltrane; Claudia Hunold, Joe & Cy Bitner; Sharon E. Taylor; Ross Library Staff; Lou Bernard; Dolly Confer from ...

Local briefs

Local publisher to speak at Schlow Library STATE COLLEGE — Local publisher Penny Eifrig of Eifrig Publishing will speak on “Writing and publishing picture books for children” at the May 8 meeting of the Nittany Valley Writers Network. The meeting will be from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the ...

Calendar of events

TODAY r Howard Community Town-wide Yard Sale, including a sale at Howard Christian Church with baked goods and hot dogs. r Flemington Community Yard Sale Day including yard sale at Flemington First Church of Christ, 714 Canal St., Mill Hall; and yard, book and bake sale at St. Luke’s ...

LHU Fit-A-Thon benefits Women’s Center

PHOTO PROVIDED In February, the Lock Haven University Criminal Justice Honor Society, Alpha Phi Sigma, and professional business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi, hosted a Bit of Fit-A-Thon fundraiser in the Student Recreation Center. The event included door prizes and fitness classes including ...

Amelia Smith makes All Star Team

Amelia Smith, an 11th grader and member of the Walnut Street Christian School’s basketball team, was chosen for the 2018 ACAA All Star Team. Amelia is a guard on the school’s basketball team and received the offensive award this year. Amelia also plays soccer and took the offensive award in ...

Around the Town

Good Day And Happy Belated Birthday to Gionna Rose Heverly, 6, of Lock Haven. Word of the Day Mercurial — Changeable, volatile, fickle, flighty, or erratic. Truck, tractor show The Central Mountain High School Future Farmers of America will host a Truck and Tractor Show on May 5 from ...

County embraces move to Piper building

LOCK HAVEN — The Piper Building is Clinton County government’s solution to perennial space issues, said Commissioner Jeff Snyder. And this weekend, after a year of renovations, resolutions and change orders, most county operations are finally moving to the Piper Building, which is located ...

BEA’s Music Education receives national recognition

WINGATE — Bald Eagle Area School District has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. The Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate ...

CMHS names honor students for third marking period

High Honor Roll 9th Grade: Trevor Adair, Nettie Albertin Vernon, Saige Allen, Olivia Anastos, Avery Baker, Jason Bechdel, Honesty Boone, Lindsay Borges, Margaret Bressler, Morgan Brian, Emily Brungard, Bailey Brungard, Tiffany Brungart, Carolina Carpenetti, Taylor Casilio, Dani Cherry, Kaspien ...

CMMS names honor students for third marking period

HIGH HONOR ROLL 6th Grade — Kyle Anderson, Samiah Anderson, Kendalyn Bair, Dylan Baker, Emma Baker, Brooklynn Bechdel, Kayleigh Bechdel, Ashton Bennett, Timothy Bittner, Gavin Bower, Emerson Bressler, Andrew Brown, Connor Brown, Kaden Brown, Brock Brungard, Bronson Brungard, Tyler Brungart, ...

‘Light the Night’ for sexual assault awareness

‘Light the Night’ for sexual assault awareness Lighted bags like this one were lit on a recent night during The Clinton County Women’s Center’s “Light the Night” event held in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The bags were decorated by residents of the community ...