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JS Middle School opens ‘Care Closet’

By LAURA JAMESON ljameson@lockhaven.com JERSEY SHORE — Jersey Shore Area Middle School will be offering a helping hand to not only students but also their families beginning this year. A Care Closet will be set up to provide products for the students’ basic needs, Jersey Shore Area ...

Improvements underway at LH Catholic

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven Catholic School is gearing up for another great school year. Teachers attended in-service days this week and students will be back to school on Thursday, August 22. And the students will be returning to some exciting new changes at the school this year. ...

Local woman writes about music festival 50 years ago

Editor’s note: Sue Morris of Mill Hall, who attended Woodstock musical festival in Bethel, N.Y. from Aug. 15-18, 1969, wrote about her experience at the event, which attracted more than 400,000. Sue’s memories of the historic event originally appeared in Therapeutic Thymes magazine. The ...

LH Police looking for a new officer

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven City Police Department is looking for a full time officer. The search began after one of the city’s officers submitted their resignation last week, Police Chief Kristin Smith said. “We’re looking for mature, level headed individuals who can perform the ...

Human services block grant will aid Centre County

BELLEFONTE — A human services block grant plan is going to make a big difference in Centre County. At Tuesday’s Centre County commissioners’ meeting, human services coordinator Natalie Corman talked in-depth about the 2019-2020 human services block grant plan. The plan outlines services ...

Centre County man accused of concealing thousands in bankruptcy assets

From Pennlive WILLIAMSPORT – A Centre County paving company and car wash owner has been accused of concealing between $250,000 and $500,000 worth of bankruptcy assets. The charge filed Tuesday in U.S. Middle District Court against Andrew Lee Coleman, 65, of Sandy Ridge, specifies $380,000 ...

A year later

By LANA MUTHLER lmuthler@lockhaven.com JERSEY SHORE —Do you believe in miracles? Have you ever met one? I did... just the other day. When I walked into his home, there he was. He gave me a great big smile, his eyes glistened as he beckoned me into the living room. For the ...

Cost of audit sparks exchange between commissioner, controller

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE — An item that was pulled from the consent agenda at Tuesday’s Centre County commissioners’ meeting led to an exchange between commissioner Mark Higgins and controller Chuck Witmer. The disagreement stemmed from item “C” in the ...

Loganton man killed in crash Sunday night

From Staff Reports LOGANTON — A Loganton man was killed Sunday when his vehicle struck a large tree, throwing him out of the vehicle. State police at Lamar said Alan Danial Zuback, 39, of Loganton, was transported by Life Flight to Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, where he was ...

Police investigate break-in, vandalism at Wayne fire hall

From Staff Reports McELHATTAN — State police at Lamar are continuing an investigation into a break-in and vandalism to the Wayne Township Fire Co. building. Damage to the building is estimated at nearly $4,500, but the only thing missing is $25, police said. The incident occurred last ...

Express donates to United Way, Jaycees

The (Lock Haven) Express has donated $500 to the Lock Haven Area Jaycees and $350 to the Clinton County United Way as the newspaper gives subscribers and advertisers a return on their investment in their community newspaper.

Jersey Shore hires firm for boat dock repair

By MIKE REUTHER For The Express JERSEY SHORE — Borough council took another step toward boosting water recreation along the Susquehanna River during its regular monthly meeting Monday night. Condo’s Inc. was approved by council to repair a boat dock damaged by flood waters. The ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY to Kyle Moore of Orviston on his birthday! Word of the Day Farrow — To give birth to piglets Quote of the Day “A real entrepreneur is somebody who has no safety net underneath them.” — Henry Kravis Hospital auxiliary meeting The monthly meeting of the UPMC Lock ...

Sheriff’s department enjoying new offices on first floor of courthouse

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department has risen to new heights. The sheriff and his staff have moved from the basement of the courthouse to a much larger and more aesthetic suite of offices on the first floor. This is one of the final moves of county offices when the ...

County to vote on accepting credit cards

LOCK HAVEN — It looks like the county will soon be accepting credit cards. The Clinton County commissioners opened discussion on the item at Monday’s work session and plan to vote on the matter at their next voting session on Thursday, August 22. “In this day and age, you almost ...

Two killed in Sunday plane crash identified

By MARK MARONEY mmaroney@sungazette.com ANTES FORT —A pilot from Union County and his passenger died upon impact when the experimental biplane they were in crashed shortly after taking off from Antes Fort Airport, county officials said. Douglas Cromley, 40, of Lewisburg, was piloting ...

KCSD passes items through consent agenda

MILL HALL — At last week’s Keystone Central school board voting session, the board got its first read of Policy No. 248 and 249 regarding bullying, cyberbullying and unlawful harassment. And while those items will be voted on at the next board meeting on Thursday, Sept. 5, there were ...

Shore Shines

JERSEY SHORE—More than 9,500 of America’s best and brightest high school students traveled to San Antonio, Texas to “Create, Lead, and Inspire,” as they competed with top future business leaders, showcased their talents, and expanded their networks in more than 70 business and ...

New Bellefonte track will enhance program and community

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE — In less than two weeks, Bellefonte’s Rogers Stadium will be the site of high school football and soccer games. That’s nothing new. In the past, the stadium has played host to countless games. What it hasn’t hosted in quite ...

Renovo American Legion swears in officers

KEVIN RAUCH/THE EXPRESS The American Legion Post 442 of Renovo held their annual installation of officers ceremony last week. At top, post officers are, from left, Tom Bissman, first vice chairman; Bernie Huseth, commander; George Crouse, finance officer; Fred Miller, service officer; ...