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Locals gather for the Bellefonte Children’s Fair

From Staff Reports BELLEFONTE — It was a perfect Saturday. Last Saturday, June 1, Bellefonte played host to the 70th annual Children’s Fair, which was held on Curtin and Armor Streets. Hundreds of children and their families attended the event, which featured games, prizes, arts, ...

Bellefonte to host first-ever Outdoor Adventure Expo

BELLEFONTE — There’s something new happening in Bellefonte tomorrow. On Sunday, Bellefonte will host its first-ever Outdoor Adventure Expo. The event runs from noon to 5 p.m. next to Big Spring Spirits in the Talleyrand Park annex. The event is the brainchild of Troy Weston of Downtown ...

Centre County hunting licenses go on sale June 17

From Staff Reports BELLEFONTE — It’s that time of year again. Centre County Treasurer, Rich Fornicola, reminds hunters that 2019-20 hunting licenses will go on sale at the Treasurer’s Office in the Willowbank Office Building in Bellefonte and at other outlets across the county ...

Meetings next week

Monday — Clinton County Commissioners, 9 a.m. Tuesday — Centre County Commissioners, 10 a.m. Bellefonte School Board, 7 p.m. Wednesday — CC Prison Board, 10:30 a.m. CC Solid Waste Authority, 6:30 p.m. Thursday — Clinton County Commissioners, 6:30 p.m. Keystone ...

Alex Garbrick drafted by New York Yankees

By Matt Schabert For The Express MOREHEAD, Ky. — Morehead State redshirt sophomore right-handed pitcher Alex Garbrick was chosen by the New York Yankees in the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft Wednesday. He was selected in the 40th round. Garbrick joins fellow ...

Lycoming College commencement translated into four languages

WILLIAMSPORT — As the Lycoming College Class of 2019 walked across the dais to collect their diplomas, much occurred behind the scenes to make the experience a truly celebratory occasion for the dozens of graduates’ family members who do not speak English as a first language. Lycoming ...

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 ...