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Woodward Elementary gets a new American Flag

LOCKPORT — A new 8- by 10-foot American flag was recently donated to Woodward Elementary School multi-purpose room by Sgt. Terry, Carmen, Sean, and Lindsay Banfill. The program had Brad McCloskey, fifth grade teacher, as master of ceremony. He expressed his thanks to the Banfill family for ...

Bellefonte students to present ‘Anything Goes’

BELLEFONTE — The Bellefonte Area High School Theatre Department will present its spring musical, “Anything Goes,” at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 12 and 13, and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 14. The school theatre is at 830 E. Bishop St. The entire action of “Anything ...

‘Wish Upon a Star’ at Millbrook Playhouse

MILL HALL — The Millbrook Youth Ensemble — and some favorite Millbrook “alumni” —will present “When You Wish Upon a Star,” a magical night of song to help raise funds for the playhouse’s youth and educational programs. The cabaret-style production, on Millbrook’s main stage, ...

LOCAL SCENE

LHU to host juried student art show LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University will host an opening reception for a juried student art show from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Sloan Fine Arts Gallery. The show will be on display through Friday, April 20. The juror for the show will be Ron ...

Hooray For Hollywood, with The Repasz Band

WILLIAMSPORT — Join The Repasz Band for a jaunty, exciting musical tribute to tinseltown. Venerable musical scores from a huge variety of films from a wide range of Hollywood history will be featured — live and in-person! Williamsport’s own internationally acclaimed Repasz Band will ...

Centre Hall student among award winners

Penn College graphic design students and alumni received honors at the American Advertising Federation of Northeast Pennsylvania’s Student American Advertising Awards competition. From left are Jared D. Kosko of DuBois, Luke A. Bierly of Centre Hall, Morgan N. Keyser of Dillsburg, ...

Easter egg hunts, other activities in the area

LOCK HAVEN — Easter Sunday is almost here and the traditional egg hunts and other Easter-related activities continue in the area. The Express has received information about the following events open to the public. FRIDAY r Centre County Library Easter egg hunt, 3:40-4 p.m., at the ...

Local briefs

Hi-Neighbor Committee names egg hunt winners FLEMINGTON — The Flemington Hi-Neighbor Committee held its annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 24 at Grove Park. Many children attended the event. The prize winners were: r Alexis Barner and Madison Kleckner, of Beech Creek. r Avery ...

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

TOMORROW r “Technology @ the Library,” one-on-one help with gadgets, 11 a.m.-12 noon, Centre Hall Area Branch Library, 109 W. Beryl St., 814-364-2580, www.CentreCountyLibrary.org. r Easter egg hunt, 3:40-4 p.m., Centre County Library, 200 N. Allegheny St., Bellefonte, 814-355-1516, ...

Around the Town

Good Day And Happy Birthday to Taylor Jo Hanley, of Lock Haven! Word of the Day Exegesis — An explanation or critical interpretation of a text. Quote of the Day “It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” — Krishnamurti Government office ...

CM Pride

PHOTOS PROVIDED Central Mountain indoor groups are showing their CM Pride every weekend as they compete in a variety of competitions throughout Pennsylvania. Recently, they competed at Glendale High School, where both the twirlers and color guard had the top score in their category and class. ...

LH woman attempts to sneak drugs into state prison

From staff reporters BELLEFONTE — A Lock Haven woman and two inmates at Rockview state prison — one of them also from Lock Haven — are facing multiple felony charges after allegedly conspiring to bring drugs into SCI Rockview in February. Estee R. Fritz, 25, of Lock Haven, visited ...

School board passes resolution in support of new Nestle plant

BELLEFONTE — The Bellefonte Area Board of School Directors is getting fully behind a Nestle Waters plant expected to be built in the area. At its Tuesday night meeting, the school board passed a resolution in support of the construction and operations of the plant, in an 8-to-1 vote. ...

Local Holy Week, Easter services listed

Holy Week is marked with special services and events leading to Easter Sunday, which falls on April 1 this year. Local communities will gather in various ways this week, as the solemn season of Lent gives way to the joy of Jesus’ resurrection. Services and events follow. MAUNDY ...

Centre County seeking funds for at-risk bridges

BELLEFONTE - Centre County will soon be applying for grant funds to help save three structurally deficient bridges. During their Tuesday meeting, the county commissioners formally approved grant application endeavors, along with submittal of a letter of support, to help keep three bridges ...

Ross Library plans events for National Library Week

LOCK HAVEN — The Annie Halenbake Ross Library will join other libraries across America in celebrating National Library Week 2018. From April 8 to 14, the Ross Library will be promoting all that libraries offer in today’s society. In recent years, libraries have made the move from quiet ...

Local briefs

Writers Network to host poet Lewis Watt STATE COLLEGE — The Nittany Valley Writers Network will host a talk by poet Lewis Watt on Tuesday, April 10 in the Schlow Library’s Community Room from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Watt, an engineering instructor, farmer, and retired Marine Corps colonel, ...

Life Skills Cafe

By EMMA GOSALVEZ egosalvez@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE - Several students have been gaining valuable life skills within the walls of Bellefonte Area High School. This has been made possible thanks to the Life Skills Cafe that takes place every other Friday from 7:45 to 9 a.m. in the ...

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

TOMORROW r “Introduction to Meditation,” 6:30-7:30 p.m., Centre County Library, 200 N. Allegheny St., Bellefonte, 814-355-1516, www.CentreCountyLibrary.org. ——— Send us the news of your event through our Virtual Newsroom at www.lockhaven.com, by mailing it to The Express, P.O. ...

LOCAL BRIEFS

Nerd Haven to host benefit LOCK HAVEN — Nerd Haven will be hosting a series of benefit tournaments all day this Friday, March 30, from the store’s opening at noon until late in the evening. The benefit will be held in honor of Timothy Bower, a regular of the community for several years, ...