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Tree-trimming takes place in city LOCK HAVEN — The city is trimming street trees, today through Aug. 8. Drivers may not park in the areas scheduled to be trimmed. The schedule is: r Today — Both sides of Bellefonte Avenue from Triangle Park to North Jones Street, and Vesper Street ...

Teen Paranormal accepting new members

LOCK HAVEN — If you know someone between the ages of 13 and 18 who is interested in the paranormal, the Ross Library is the place for them. The library is recruiting for Teen Paranormal, a paranormal investigating club for teenagers. Now in its fifth year, Teen Paranormal meets on the ...

West Foundation establishes scholarship at Penn College

JERSEY SHORE — The foundation for a global manufacturer is recognizing Pennsylvania College of Technology’s commitment to the skilled workforce with an endowed scholarship at the school. The Herman O. West Foundation awarded a $100,000 grant to Penn College to establish the scholarship. ...

Around the Town

Good day To Ralph and Grace Kalbach of Castanea. Word of the day Vim — Robust energy and enthusiasm. Quote of the day “Worthy books are not companions — they are solitudes: we lose ourselves in them and all our cares.” — Francis Bacon Budstock The second annual Budstock ...

Louise Johnson named ‘Friend of the Fair’

MACKEYVILLE — “I now proclaim the 45th Clinton County Fair open.” With those words from Philip Courter, president of the Clinton County Fair Association board of directors, the 2017 fair was officially opened Sunday evening. But before that, there were people to introduce and people ...

CLINTON COUNTY FAIR SCHEDULE

TODAY PA Lottery and Senior Citizens Day — Seniors 60 years and older admitted free all day; must pay parking 11 a.m. — Bingo 3 p.m. — Sizzling Seniors Talent Show 6 p.m. — 4-H and FFA Hog Show 6 p.m. & 8 p.m. — Thorn Haven on auxiliary stage 7 p.m. & 9 p.m. — ...

Driver critical after crash on Route 144

RENOVO — A South Renovo man was seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash at 3:01 p.m. Sunday on Route 144 in Noyes Township. Keith K. Dorey, 26, of South Renovo, was listed in critical condition Monday afternoon at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. State police at Lamar report Dorey ...

Bald Eagle Township OKs loan refinance

MILL HALL — The new board of supervisors started their service to Bald Eagle Township on a high note Monday, July 24. They gave the nod to the township sewer authority’s refinancing of a loan. The new loan of $2.45 million extends the term of the debt by three years but keeps the payments ...

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Art exhibit, sale at Millbrook MILL HALL — Stage Right Millbrook and Full Circle Center have joined forces to carry out a common mission to celebrate and promote the arts in the community. Wednesday will be the third and final summer art exhibit and sale in the courtyard at Millbrook ...

Calendar of events

TOMORROW r Ross Library Annual Book Sale, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., library patio, 232 W. Main St., Lock Haven. r Musical “Fun Home” (PG-13), 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., Millbrook Playhouse main stage, 570-748-8083 or www.millbrookplayhouse.net. THURSDAY r Ross Library Annual Book Sale, 9 a.m. - ...

Dining with Diabetes class offered in September

From staff reports JERSEY SHORE — Learning that you have diabetes can be overwhelming at first. There are many new things to learn and it can be difficult to know where to start. Dining with Diabetes is a program offered by Penn State Extension. It will help you to understand some of the ...

Pretty Princesses

By LANA MUTHLER lmuthler@lockhaven.com MACKEYVILLE — Fifteen “pretty princesses” from ages 2-14 delighted the crowd at the Princess Contest Saturday afternoon at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. Parents, grandparents and friends clapped non-stop and were not disappointed as the ...

Millers have July House of the Month

The PRR House of the Month for July is the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Miller in West Renovo. It is hard to imagine the beauty of this “dream home” situated along a bank of the West Branch of the Susquehanna — a photo cannot really catch its perfect setting. The Millers will receive a ...

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New Hope plans yard, craft show MILL HALL — New Hope Fellowship Church along Route 64 in Mill Hall will have a Yard and Craft Sale on August 12 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Craft vendors are invited to participate. The congregation members are donating various yard sale treasures that will be ...

Master Gardeners ‘growing’ the Clinton County Fair

MACKEYVILLE — The Penn State Master Gardeners of Clinton County have laid down some roots at the Clinton County Fairgrounds in Mackeyville... just in time for this year’s Clinton County Fair. The fair gets underway today and runs through Saturday, Aug. 5. And fairgoers will take notice ...

University accused of favoring women in sexual misconduct probe

WILLIAMSPORT — Penn State has been accused favoring women when it investigates allegations of sexual misconduct. The allegation is contained in a gender bias suit filed Tuesday in U.S. Middle District Court by a student identified as John Doe from California. Defendants are the ...

Court refuses to shorten sentence of B.J. Snyder

LOCK HAVEN — A state Superior Court panel has refused to shorten the sentence of the Renovo man who admitted killing his wife on Easter in 2015 and then reporting her missing. The panel Thursday found William J. Snyder received a sentence in accordance with his plea agreement and Clinton ...

Curtin Village to host children’s festival next Saturday

BELLEFONTE — Historic Curtin Village has been making a comeback lately and its latest event is sure to delight children of all ages. On Saturday, Aug. 5, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., the revitalized 11-member Roland Curtin Foundation Board of Directors is bringing back a classic called ...

CC Fair schedule

TODAY First Responders Day 8 a.m. — Open Goat Show 9:30 a.m. — Open Rabbit Show TBA — Open Fun Horse Show 11 a.m. — First Responders exhibit on the midway 1 p.m. — Farm Tractor Pull 1 p.m. — Fair Princess Contest on the main stage 4 p.m. — Chili cook-off 7 p.m. ...

Calendar of events

Saturday r Children’s show “The Prince and the Pauper,” 10 a.m., Millbrook Playhouse courtyard stage. r “Duckstock” fundraiser for Milesburg Food Bank and a veteran in need, starting at 10 a.m., kid-friendly until 7 p.m., Sickle Park, American Legion grounds, Milesburg, with ...