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‘Suspicious individual’ jailed on firearm, assault charges

McELHATTAN – A York County man, who was described as a “suspicious individual” by Renovo police last week, is in the Clinton County Correctional Facility facing charges related to an assault case last week in Renovo. John Edward Meyers, 64, from Loganville, was picked up last Friday in ...

Snow on the way?

LOCK HAVEN — Brace yourself, central Pennsylvania. There’s a storm - or two- brewing. There are two storms coming, according to AccuWeather in State College. The first storm will hit Thursday night into Friday morning. The second storm is expected to hit Saturday night into Sunday ...

Conklin looks for another term as county commissioner

LOCK HAVEN —Clinton County Commissioner Paul W. Conklin has announced he is seeking the Democratic nomination for a second term in the May 21 Primary Election. Conklin serves as chairman of the Clinton County Prison Board, is a board member of the Conservation District, and commissioner ...

Hoy running for second term as register & recorder

LOCK HAVEN — Jennifer L. Hoy has announced she is seeking the Republican nomination for her second term as Clinton County Register & Recorder in the May 21 Primary Election. Hoy, who has worked in county government for 21 years, became the Register and Recorder following the retirement ...

Doug Byerly seeks re-election to seat on City Council

LOCK HAVEN — Douglas Byerly, a resident of the city of Lock Haven since 1999 and serving in the final year of his first term on Lock Haven City Council, is announcing his intention to run for re-election for the same seat in the May 21 Primary Election. Byerly, a registered Republican, ...

CORRECTION

A story entitled, “ Boy, 6, grabs hundreds of toys in sweepstakes,” that ran on the front page of The Express on Jan. 5, was submitted by Britt Malizzo and was not the work of Express staff. We apologize for the error.

JS School Board votes not to exceed tax index

By PAT CROSSLEY For The Express JERSEY SHORE — By a unanimous consensus, the Jersey Shore Area School Board agreed not to raise taxes above the Act 1 index of 3.2 percent set by the state’s Department of Education. By agreeing to this, the board is not saying taxes will be raised, but ...

Log truck hits house

Driver, homeowners escape injury Nobody was hurt, miraculously, when this log truck upset on a sharp curve on Route 664 in the village of Swissdale about 4 p.m. Monday, dumping its load into a house owned by Jim and Joan Walizer. The driver, Butch Miller, seen above talking on a telephone, ...

County to host ‘Candidates Night’

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Voter Registration and Elections Office will host a Candidates Night where “anyone can walk into the meeting and learn,” according to Clinton County Commissioner Robert “Pete” Smeltz. The event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11, in ...

Strouse seeks second term as district attorney

From staff reports LOCK HAVEN — District Attorney Dave Strouse has announced that he will seek the Democratic nomination for a second term as Clinton County’s chief law enforcement officer in the May 21 Primary Election. Strouse is closing out his first term as DA after winning election ...

Bill Mincer eyes seat on City Council

From staff reports LOCK HAVEN — William H. Mincer has announced he will seek the Democratic nomination for a four-year term on Lock Haven City Council in the May 21 Primary Election. Mincer was appointed to City Council in late 2018, filling a vacancy following the resignation of Sarah ...

Judge recommends dismissal of suit against prison, warden

From staff reports WILLIAMSPORT—A federal magistrate judge has recommended granting in part the motion of Clinton County and former prison Warden John Rowley to dismiss a suit in which a female inmate claims she was sexually abused at the prison. However, Magistrate Judge Joseph F. ...

Express to run candidate political announcements

The Express community newspaper is accepting announcements for public office leading up to the May 2019 Primary Election and will publish those announcements through Friday, March 9. Candidates for public office can begin to circulate and file nomination petitions on Tuesday, Feb. 19, with ...

Clinton Central Model Railroad Club hosts open house event

CASTANEA — Train and railway enthusiasts were thrilled Saturday afternoon as the Clinton Central Model Railroad Club, 15 Logan Ave., Lock Haven, opened their building up for an open house, inviting the public in to see their model train displays completely free of charge. There was great ...

Central PA Youth Basketball play during halftime at Bucktail game

RENOVO - The young basketball players from the Central PA Youth Basketball League had a unique experience last week when they took to the court during halftime of the Junior Varsity and Varsity Bucktail Bucks games when they hosted St. John Neumann. It was a win for all as the youngsters ...

Donated books being put to good use

PHOTO PROVIDED Books donated to Pam Grimminger’s fourth-grade class at Pleasant Gap Elementary School are being used to promote literacy. The books were donated by way of an Amazon wish list. They consists of books students are allowed to read during reading time and check out to bring ...

Wintry mix of snow, freezing rain pummels mid-Atlantic

By The Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. - A winter storm that contributed to at least five deaths in the Midwest pummeled the mid-Atlantic region for a second day Sunday, bringing with it an icy mix that knocked out power, cancelled flights and contributed to hundreds of car ...

Graham urging Trump to reopen government for a few weeks

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON - A Republican lawmaker advising President Donald Trump said he is encouraging the president to reopen the government for several weeks to continue negotiating with Democrats over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall before the president ...