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Paul Garrett

Paul Garrett seeks re-election to JS Council

Paul E. Garrett has announced he is seeking the Republican nomination for re-election as a Jersey Shore Borough councilman, representing the First Ward. Garrett has served on council since he won the seat in 2013. A retired videographer with Fox News in New York City, Garrett moved to ...

Wayne Love

Wayne Love running for township supervisor

Wayne E. Love, 65, of 275 German Road, Woodward Township, has announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Woodward Township supervisor in the May primary election. Wayne grew up in the Plum Run area of the community before moving to his current residence in Woodward Township in ...

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Bucktail Leadership students visiting LHU last month are, from left, in front: Adriano Simon and Kayla Brathwaite, and in back: Treavor Burrows, Benjamin Probert, Shiane Acor, Aaliyah McGowan, Karen Bunsick, Elliot Probst and Sylvia Moore.

Bucktail leadership program

Weather was an issue once again for the January session of the Bucktail Youth Leadership Program, and notwithstanding an early dismissal, the participants and presenters worked hard to make the day enjoyable and educational. This year’s members include Shiane Acor, Karen Bunsick, Treavor ...

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Members of the Model U.N. club at Bellefonte pose for a group photo. There is a total of 22 students currently in the club.

Bellefonte students take home awards at international Model U.N. conference

BELLEFONTE — For the first time ever, the Bellefonte Area High School Model U.N. team attended an international competition, where they took home four of 44 awards. A lot of hard work in terms of planning, fundraising and execution went into the competition, which took place Feb. 9 through ...

Official: No local assistance offices to close

LOCK HAVEN — There has been a lot of confusion and misunderstanding accompanying Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed restructuring of state agencies, but the bottom line is that no county welfare-assistance offices are closing. That’s according to Nate Spade, a spokesman with the ...

Trial soon for man charged in rape of student

LOCK HAVEN — A Philadelphia man is scheduled for a jury trial next week on charges he raped a Lock Haven University student following a dinner date in August 2014. The issue had been delayed on procedural grounds after Clinton County Judge Craig P. Miller ruled a portion of the testimony ...

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Online retailer opens center in Lock Haven

LOCK HAVEN — It’s an online, subscription-based retail sales company “that delivers crates of epic gear to geeks & gamers.” And now, it’s in Lock Haven ... at least, the start of its East Coast warehouse distribution network is here. Loot Crate Inc. has moved into the west end ...

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Sellout crowds mark opening of Disney remake

EXPRESS PHOTO Disney has released its remake of their classic 1991 film “Beauty and the Beast,” and judging by crowds at the Roxy, it’s bound to be a hit. Within minutes the show was sold out Friday night, as the long line seen here would suggest. Shows continue at the local theater, ...

Robert G. Hale Jr. leaves $59,000 to Salvation Army

LOCK HAVEN — Robert G. Hale Jr. knew all about the kindness and service of the Salvation Army. Family members said Hale talked about the goodness of the Army many times throughout his life and when he died on Sept. 3, 2015, he included the Lock Haven Salvation Army in his will. John ...

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LHU presents Margery Krevsky Dosey Celebration of the Arts LOCK HAVEN —Lock Haven University will host the annual Margery Krevsky Dosey Celebration of the Arts Evening on Wednesday, March 22, at 7 p.m. in the Poorman Ballroom of the Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center. There will be ...

New judge presiding over Groves case

LOCK HAVEN — Lycoming County Retired Judge Kenneth Brown has replaced Clinton County Retired Judge Carson V. Brown presiding over the prosecution of accused murderer Loyd W. Groves. Carson Brown has stepped down due to personal reasons, according to the Clinton County Administrator’s ...

CMHS parent meeting rescheduled to March 15

MILL HALL — A meeting for parents of members of the Class of 2017 at Central Mountain High School has again been rescheduled. The new time and date are 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, in the CMHS library. Bad weather caused the postponement this week. Among topics to be discussed will be ...

Snow removal in city continues on Monday

LOCK HAVEN — The City of Lock Haven will conduct snow removal operations on the following streets at 7 a.m. this Monday as follows: r East Church Street (south side) from Corning to Jay streets. r Grove Street (east side) from Water to Bald Eagle streets. r Vesper Street (west side) ...

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Good day And happy birthday to V.H. Vernon of Douglassville. Quote of the day “My father was my teacher. But most importantly, he was a great dad.” — Beau Bridges Rescheduled kindergarten registration Kindergarten registration for Mountaintop Elementary in the Bald Eagle Area ...

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City workers remove snow downtown

City crews were out Thursday at 7 a.m. and began clearing the snow from the south side of Main Street and the north side of Bellefonte Avenue from Triangle Park to West Church Street. The job is a true example of teamwork, as large pieces of equipment are used to scoop up the snow and dump it ...

Town hall will focus on drug addiction

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County commissioners are urging any and all county residents concerned about drug and alcohol addiction to attend an important public meeting next Thursday, March 23, at 6 p.m. in the Masonic Temple, Grove and Main Streets in downtown. The doors open at 5:30 ...

Farm Bureau concerned over planned move

MILL HALL — It’s a moving matter. When the three Clinton County commissioners visited the county Farm Bureau board meeting last week, the talk centered on where the local agricultural offices will be next year. The county has bought the former Piper Aircraft Corp. administration “Blue ...

Hearing slated in local trial of accused killer

LOCK HAVEN — A rare court appearance has been scheduled in the prosecution of accused murderer Loyd W. Groves. Groves, now 68, was arrested in January 2015 and charged with killing Katherine Dolan Heckel some 25 years ago. State police filed murder charges against Groves and brought him ...

Another storm? What about spring?

From staff reports A little rain might be better than more snow after this week’s major storm. That’s just what Central Pennsylvania is in store for later today, as National Weather Service forecasters say a low pressure system coming over the Great Lakes will bring a chance of rain ...

Rockview Driver License Center reopens

PLEASANT GAP — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said the Rockview Driver License Center at 812 W. College Ave. in Pleasant Gap will reopen for business at 8:30 a.m. today. The center was closed on March 9 due to a facilities issue. The Lewistown Driver License Center at 13187 ...