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JS man killed in Saturday crash

JERSEY SHORE—A one vehicle accident claimed the life of a 27 year old Antes Fort man Saturday evening in Piatt Twp. just outside of Jersey Shore. According to a Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police Department accident report, Zachery Pittenger, 27 was traveling north bound on Route 287 highway ...

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Youth Leadership

HARRISBURG— Raindrops and an early start to the morning could not deter the Bucktail Youth Leadership Program’s trip earlier this month to visit the Commonwealth’s Capitol City. This year’s participants, Shiane Acor, Karen Bunsick, Treavor Burrows, Aaliyah McGowan, Sylvia Moore, ...

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Renovo and area municipal officials, community volunteers and others stand at Fifth Street and Ontario Avenue at the site of a new boat launch to be built along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River in Renovo.

DCNR secretary tours Renovo area, pending revitalization

RENOVO — Over the last several years, Renovo officials and volunteers have been building alliances and ideas, writing grants and building even more partnerships, all with the goal of revitalizing their town, and Friday saw one of the payoffs of their collective hard work: A visit from state ...

State again sides with pig farmer John Grand

By WENDY STIVER wstiver@lockhaven.com LOCKPORT — The Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General has again ruled for the farmer and against Woodward Township’s zoning regulations. In March 2016, the township supervisors voted to try to stop operations at a pig farm on German Road ...

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Wes Guillaume, center, poses with members of his family.

Sugar Valley student comes full circle with senior project

LOGANTON— Dreams and wishes — we all have them. And in the back of our minds we all yearn for them to come true. But how many of us want to make sure that dreams —real ones — happen for other people? Meet Wes Guillaume of Jersey Shore — a young man who wears many hats. He’s ...

Rail trail cleanup rescheduled

CASTANEA — The Clinton County CleanScapes Rail Trail Hillside clean-up originally scheduled for today has been rescheduled for May 6 in Castanea Township. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and everyone is invited to come out and volunteer their time. Rail Trail volunteer ...

Around the Town

Good Day And happy birthday to Charlie Taylor, 91! Ham pot pie Take-out dinners of homemade ham pot pie with dessert are offered Thursday, April 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Bald Eagle United Presbyterian Church, 111 Main St., Mill Hall. To reserve yours, call the church at 570-726-4112 and ...

Candidates in the May 16 Primary Election include, from left, Richard Morris (running for city council), Ted Forbes (city council), Judge Maria McLaughlin (Superior Court), Steve Stevenson (city council), Zach Hanna (coroner), Michelle Crowell (county treasurer) and Joseph “Satch” Sanders III (district judge).

Clinton Democrats look to the future

LOCK HAVEN — Now is not the time to be disheartened. It is a time to stand up and be counted. So said many of the speakers at the Clinton County Democratic Party’s annual dinner Thursday at the Moose Family Center. Dan and Rose Reeder of Swissdale, two local residents who have stood up ...

Renovo council opposes cutting CDBG program

RENOVO — National politics came to the forefront of the Renovo council meeting this week as council agreed to send a letter to support the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs (PSAB) in opposition of the proposed 2017-18 federal budget and funding for the Community Development Block ...

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Trolley tracks exposed during construction

SPENCER MCCOY/THE EXPRESS Memories of the old trolley system in Lock Haven in the late 19th and early 20th centuries came back to some residents this week as workers from Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc. continued a reconstruction project on Jay Street in downtown Lock Haven. The trolley tracks were ...

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

TODAY r Yard and bake sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Mark Lutheran Church, Snydertown, Howard. r Annual church rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., United Lutheran Church, Lock Haven, including raffle baskets and lunch served by United’s Camp Kids. r Church yard and bake sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., ...

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Leaves, garden cleanup days slated in city LOCK HAVEN — City residents are invited to take advantage of the city’s annual spring cleanup, slated for Mondays and Tuesdays, April 24 and 25 and May 1 and 2. The city’s public works crew will pick up bagged leaves and garden waste on ...

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Friends, family celebrate boy’s last chemo treatment

Alex Johnson has a lot of people who love him, evident by the huge outpouring of support he received this week upon completion of his last chemotherapy treatment at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville in his fight against cancer. Alex, 7, went to Geisinger on Wednesday for his last treatment, ...

Around the Town

Good day And happy birthday to Linda Hinton of Mill Hall. Word of the day Myrmidon — One who unquestioningly follows orders. Quote of the day “The principle of nonviolence necessitates complete abstention from exploitation in any form.” — Mohandas K. Gandhi It’s not ...

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Above from left are legislative director/lobbyist for the Pennsylvania State Grange Vince Phillips, Centre County Pomona Grange Master Ashley Furman, Centre County Grange Fair Queen Emma Spackman, and Pennsylvania State/Centre County Dairy Princess Halee Wasson. At right, Wasson serves punch to guests. At bottom, Spackman socializes at the event.

Centre County Pomona Grange #13 holds annual Legislative Banquet

SPRING MILLS — Grange members, candidates, politicians and community members all enjoyed a meal on Saturday, April 1, at the Centre County Pomona Grange #13 Legislative banquet held at New Hope Lutheran Church in Spring Mills. Approximately 70 people enjoyed a wonderful ham and turkey meal ...

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Centre dentist bound over in rape case

BELLEFONTE — Former Bellefonte dentist Dr. Wade Newman, 47, was bound over on all charges Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge Carmine Prestia. The Centre County district attorney’s office gives the following account of the preliminary hearing. The victim testified that in ...

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LHU students meet with Sen. Scarnati

Sen. Joe Scarnati (R-25) met with students from Lock Haven University recently as the students visited the State Capitol to advocate for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) System. “Lock Haven University has undoubtedly had a positive impact upon so many past and ...

Flemington remembers its history at the park

FLEMINGTON — New signs grace the pavilions in Grove Community Park, in time for the summer season. Each pavilion has been named, commemorating those who were instrumental in the park’s early days and its history. The upper pavilion, by the bowling alley, is named Howard Grove Pavilion, ...

Farmer’s Market opens May 2 at fairgrounds

MACKEYVILLE — The Farmers Market at the Clinton County Fairgrounds opens their season on May 2 and will be open every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the exception of Tuesday of Fair week. Because the public has responded so well to the Farmers Market, which includes an extensive Flea ...

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Big Woods Church to hold auction CASTANEA — On Saturday, April 29, Big Woods Bible Church will hold its annual auction to sponsor participants on its 2017 Guatemala Mission Trip. Each year participants seek donations from area businesses and artists to be auctioned at a Saturday ...