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Section of Trail reopening today

McELHATTAN —A two-mile section of the Bald Eagle Valley Trail, which has been closed since a heavy rainstorm on May 29 caused severe erosion to the trail surface 1500 feet west of the Route 220 overpass, will reopen today. The area of hazard has been clearly delineated with traffic cones, ...

Town Tavern demolition will be completed soon

LOCK HAVEN — The city is a step closer to completing the demolition of the Town Tavern at 47-51 Bellefonte Ave. The demolition was halted approximately two months ago when it was discovered that the left side of the building, adjacent to 55 Bellefonte Ave., is so close that it could cause ...

‘Raspberry Joli’

McELHATTAN —Wayne Township was “dry” until 2018. Now it has its own winery. Oregon Hill Winery Inc., of Morris in Lycoming County, is holding a soft opening today for their first expansion in McElhattan at the Shoemaker Estate, 67 Reservoir Rd. The winery is owned by Karon ...

Losses at home

LOCK HAVEN — It’s been 75 years since D-Day which saw thousands of American, British and Canadian troops landing along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of France’s Normandy region. That day would see the loss of thousands of young soldiers from across the continent in ...

Centre County celebrates 25 years of 911

BELLEFONTE — Centre County is celebrating 25 years of 911 Emergency Communications. It’s hard to imagine, but there was a time when 911 didn’t exist. If you were in the midst of any type of emergency, you’d have to call your local police, fire department or EMS. Simply put, 911 ...

Primary election recount complete; results unchanged

From staff reports LOCK HAVEN — The recount is over and the official results of the May 21 primary election in Clinton County have been certified There were no changes in vote tallies that affected the unofficial results of the May 21 primary election, according to county vote registrar ...

Former LHU wrestler takes advantage of second chance

From PennLive LOCK HAVEN – A champion wrestler from York County has taken advantage of the second chance he was given three years ago after he was arrested in Lock Haven. Accomplishments on and off the mats by Chandler S. Marsteller, who goes by Chance, resulted in Clinton County Judge ...

Parking lot expansion project completed at Centre Crest

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE — The landscape of Centre Crest has changed. At Tuesday’s Centre County commissioners’ meeting, it was announced that the expansion of the parking lot at Centre Crest was recently completed by Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. The completion ...

Salvation Army honors volunteers

FLEMINGTON — Volunteers were recognized at the recent Salvation Army Volunteer Dinner held at the Red Eye Center. This year’s theme was “Our Volunteers are Noteworthy,” and attendance was over 110 people. Volunteer Awards were handed out with Billy Powers named the Volunteer of ...

New WorkCenter opens at UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven

PHOTO PROVIDED UPMC Susquehanna, along with the Clinton County Economic Partnership, recently celebrated the opening of the new WorkCenter at UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven, 24 Cree Drive, Lock Haven. The WorkCenter provides comprehensive occupational health services to businesses and employees, ...

LHU to host June Yappy Hour dog walk event

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University President Robert Pignatello, Amy Molyneux and their dog, Ralphie, will host the next Yappy Hour dog walk and social event at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 18. The walk, which is open to all dog owners as well as dog lovers, will begin at the Riverwalk Beach ...

Acorn pre-schoolers graduate, enjoy end-of-year activities

LOCK HAVEN — The Little Acorns from Lock Haven’s Acorn School finished their year by learning about some community resources, and then celebrated their accomplishments at the school’s end-of-year celebration events. The school year may have been coming to a close, but the month of May ...

Section of Third Ave. to remain open

By LAURA JAMESON ljameson@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — A section of Third Avenue that has been up for debate for months now has finally learned its fate. Lock Haven City Council declined to close the section of roadway from its entrance at Bellefonte Avenue almost to its intersection with ...

Commissioners begin summer meeting schedule

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County commissioners will not be meeting this coming Thursday, as they enter a reduced summer meeting schedule. While they will still be available every Monday morning at 9 a.m. for their typical work sessions, the regular weekly Thursday voting sessions will be ...

Eatery asks Bellefonte council to change parking meters

BELLEFONTE -- The designation of a pair of parking spaces in downtown Bellefonte will be changing soon. Meters close to the new Bonfatto's at 401 W. High St., is surrounded by meters that have all day parking. However, store owner David Letterman recently asked borough council to change to ...

WSCS grads thank family, classmates and ‘Mrs. G’

AVIS — It was a night full of emotions ranging from excitement to nerves to sadness as seven young men and women received their diplomas at Walnut Street Christian School’s graduation Friday. Each graduate took the chance to give a testimony to their time at the school, thanking their ...

Search is on for 2019 Fair Queen

MACKEYVILLE — What would a fair be without a Queen? Those attending the Clinton County Fair don’t have a clue. That’s because the Fair Queen program has been a big part of the local fair since 1991, providing opportunities to promote the county’s rich agricultural heritage and ...

Caris Sub Shop offers fresh made subs

Photos courtesy of the Clinton County Tourist Promotion Agency Caris Sub Shop, 524 E. Main St., Lock Haven, was officially opened on Saturday with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The shop, owned by Jason and Emily Caris, actually opened for business in mid-March in the building where Crow’s ...

Porter Township plans Heritage Day Festival

LAMAR — Tractors, horses, a petting zoo, games, a dunking booth, hayride and lots of delicious food. Sounds like a great time? And that’s not all. There will also be a fireworks show. It’s the fourth annual Heritage Day Festival in Porter Township on Saturday, June 8. And ...

Renovo 4-H replants its roots

By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express RENOVO — Just a couple of months since the Renovo 4-H Club started again for the first time since 1980 and the agriculture program is already making a rather noticeable difference throughout the Renovo area. Whether it’s the Cloverbuds — the 5-7 year ...