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Total Technique raising money to perform at Walt Disney World

LOCK HAVEN — As many local kids were lounging around this summer, 20 dancers from Total Technique Dance Academy were working hard learning routines to dance at Disney World. This will be Total Technique’s second time attending the Disney Performing Arts Program located at Walt Disney ...

Centre County courthouse annex to get new signs

BELLEFONTE — New signage is coming soon to the Centre County courthouse annex. At Tuesday’s Centre County commissioners’ meeting, the commissioners unanimously approved a proposal from Howard Industries to provide a building directory and signs for the courthouse annex. The project ...

CM Lady Wildcats – “Purple Out Day”

PHOTOS PROVIDED On Saturday, Oct. 5., the CM Lady Wildcats Soccer team held Purple Out Day in support of Central Mountain freshman Wildcat soccer player, Ben Fortescue, who is fighting Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Both the Lady Wildcats and their opponent, BEA Lady Eagles, wore purple armbands ...

Ross Library receives memorials, gifts

LOCK HAVEN — The Ross Library has benefited from the following memorials, gifts and donations received during the month of September. IN MEMORY of: Mary “Aunt Zip” Bechdel from Katie Bower ~ Jude Bower ~ Teddy Bower; Patricia Bickel from Robert and Mary Ellen Parks ~ James and Debora ...

Are we alone? Nobel Prize goes to three who tackled cosmic query

By SETH BORENSTEIN and DAVID KEYTON Associated Press WASHINGTON — They are two of the most fundamental questions not just of science, but of humanity: How did we get here? And are we alone? A Canadian-American cosmologist and two Swiss scientists split this year's Nobel Prize in Physics ...

Senators warn of foreign social media meddling in US vote

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators urged President Donald Trump on Tuesday to warn the public about efforts by foreign governments to interfere in U.S. elections, a subject he has largely avoided, and take ...

New Love Center eyes state of the art facility to fight food insecurity

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com JERSEY SHORE — There’s something special happening at the New Love Center in Jersey Shore. Last week, the New Love Center opened its doors and unveiled its plans to build a $4-5 million state of the art facility. The New Love Center’s Board of ...

New Love Center battles food insecurity from the basement

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com JERSEY SHORE — In the basement of St. John’s Evangelical Church in Jersey Shore, there are shelves packed with food. But this food isn’t for a church dinner or being saved for a rainy day. No, this food is to help battle food insecurity. Last ...

LH Council receives update on solar array proposals

LOCK HAVEN - City Public Works Director Anthony Stopper updated council on the city's proposed solar array project at the former sewage treatment plant. So far Stopper has talked with three more companies since council heard proposals from two others, IGS and RER Energy, in August. Council ...

Three infants dead at Geisinger Danville

DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania hospital is racing to determine the source of a waterborne germ that appears to have infected at least eight infants in the neonatal intensive care unit, three of whom have died, officials said Monday. Geisinger Medical Center in Danville has begun ...

Judge says New York prosecutors can see Trump’s tax returns

By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK — With President Donald Trump under siege on Capitol Hill, a federal judge dealt him a setback on another front Monday and ruled that New York City prosecutors can see his tax returns for an investigation into such matters as the payment of ...

Beech Creek-Blanchard Fire Co. ­­celebrates 80th anniversary

From staff reports BEECH CREEK — It’s been 80 years since the Beech Creek-Blanchard Volunteer Fire Company began serving the people of Clinton and Centre counties. There have been a lot of changes in the fire department since it was founded in 1939 and purchased its first truck, a ...

Bellefonte Homecoming crowns Queen and King

Bellefonte Area High School crowned its Homecoming Queen and King at halftime of Friday night’s game with Penns Valley. Back row, from left: Second runners-up Kara Mellott, Mitchell Holden, Homecoming Queen Mallorie Smith, Homecoming King Aaron Little,Runners-up Olivia Reiter and Tyler Muse.

‘Cooking for One’ teaches grief survivors culinary skills

By MARY PICKELS Tribune Review PITTSBURGH — There are smiles and laughter all around as two dozen people gather to decorate Halloween pumpkins, enjoy fun-size candy bars and prepare and share a meal. The setting may be a bit unusual — the Frank Kapr Funeral Home Family Center in ...

Prosecutor moves to drop murder charge in traffic slaying

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's top prosecutor is moving to drop a third-degree murder charge against a bicycle deliveryman in the stabbing death of a real estate developer during a traffic confrontation near the city's tony Rittenhouse Square last year. With trial scheduled to begin ...

Veteran’s service so extensive, he needed extra honor brick

By BOB KEELER The Reporter WEST ROCKHILL, Pa. (AP) — There was already one brick for Capt. Patrick McNulty in the walkway in James Memorial Park that honors West Rockhill veterans. It wasn't big enough to fit in all the important information, though, so now there's a second, larger one, ...

Condemnation stalled by appeal

By LANA MUTHLER lmuthler@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — It looks like residents of the 14th Street rowhouses in Renovo have gotten a reprieve. Clinton County Judge Michael Salisbury on Thursday remanded the appeal filed by residents of the 16-unit property back to the Renovo Borough Board ...

Surplus sale ignites controversy at KCSD

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com MILL HALL — What started as a simple surplus sale in the Keystone Central School District has turned into a bit of a headache. At Thursday night’s work session, board member Charlie Rosamilia voiced concern over the contract with the Michael ...

Martin proposes adult education program at KC

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com RENOVO — Keystone Central School District superintendent Jacquelyn Martin is trying to come up with innovative ways to generate revenue for the district. With that in mind, Martin gave an inspired presentation about Adult and Community Education ...

LH man guilty of aggravated assault while DUI

By LANA MUTHLER lmuthler@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — It took a jury less than a half hour on Thursday afternoon to find a Lock Haven man guilty of two counts of aggravated assault while driving under the influence, two counts of aggravated assault by motor vehicle and other charges in ...