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State high court rules in favor of families and against natural gas driller

By IOANNIS PASHAKIS Special to The Express WILLIAMSPORT — Four years after two local families filed an appeal against a decision by their township that allowed a natural gas company to drill in a nearby zoning district, a narrow majority of the state Supreme Court has ruled in favor of ...

Creating their own path

JERSEY SHORE - The bleachers in Thompson Street Stadium were filled to the max on Saturday morning, showing just how much love the community felt for those dressed in their black robes and orange sashes. Jersey Shore Senior High School’s class of 2018 made there way to the field to ...

PPL promotes reading at Renovo Elementary

PHOTO PROVIDED Students and teachers at Renovo Elementary School had some special visitors on in late May. The PPL team, partnering with WVIA-TV, brought the character Curious George to the youngsters in grades K-3. The team gave each child two or three books and also read stories to the ...

Ross Library receives donations, memorials

LOCK HAVEN — Ross Library has benefited from the following memorials, honors, and other gifts and donations received in May. IN MEMORY OF: Chuck Ballard from Mark and ElizaBeth Seeber; Joanne Black from Brad Black; Jonathan Bravard from Donald and Elizabeth Brobst, Elsa Winch, Lock Haven ...

Summer recreation program starts today

LOCK HAVEN —The summer recreation program of the Keystone Central School District in conjunction with Clinton County, the Clinton County Community Foundation, and nine sponsoring municipalities will again be available at no charge to area school aged children. The City Beach will be ...

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy Birthday to to Patrick Thomas Kuntz, of Butler, 8 years old! Word of the Day Sacrosanct — The most holy or sacred; or something which is immune from criticism. Quote of the Day “The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.” – Oliver ...

calendar of events

WEDNESDAY r Fossil DiscoverE program, 1 p.m., Ole Bull State Park Pavilion #4 (Stone Pavilion). r Comedy “The Savannah Sipping Society,” 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Millbrook Playhouse Cabaret, 570-748-8083, www.millbrookplayhouse.net. r Public ceremony to dispose of unserviceable flags, 6 ...

Centre libraries to kick off summer with a party

BELLEFONTE — Centre County Library’s Summer Learning Program for kids will kick off Friday, June 22 with a party from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Bellefonte Community Children’s Garden behind the museum section of the building at 200 N. Allegheny St. Seth Young will draw caricatures, and there ...

‘Magic’ coming to Lock Haven

Nerd Haven and The Express partnering to host competition By KEVIN MCKEE kmckee@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — Some “magic” is coming to Lock Haven. On Saturday, Aug. 18, The Express community newspaper and its sponsors are joining Nerd Haven to bring the community a large ...

County gets $80,000 for courthouse preservation

From staff reports LOCK HAVEN– Clinton County has been awarded a grant of $80,000 from the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) to preserve the Clinton County Courthouse. On June 6, the PHMC Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the county’s courthouse ...

Training center now offers EMT training

By EMMA COSALVEZ egosalvez@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE — The Centre County Public Safety Training Center (CCPSTC) will now be able to offer emergency medical technician training classes. On May 22, the training center at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (CPI) ...

The electric mailbox

Most of us use e-mail these days. Electronic mail. It’s delivered over the internet, which I hear is a series of ones and zeroes — I’m not much of a technical guy. I can check my own e-mail, but that’s about it. I e-mailed in this article. In a weird way, Lock Haven accidentally had ...

Old & New: History for you

Thanks to all who came to view the documentary about Josiah Henson, “The Road to Dawn,” on Sunday, June 3. We learned the following facts and had an interesting discussion afterwards: r He rescued 118 enslaved people. r He won a medal at the first World’s Fair in London. r Queen ...

Take a hike on Hyner mountain

HYNER — See mountain laurel in bloom during a hike on Friday, June 15. Those interested should meet at the trailhead at Hyner Run State Park at 9 a.m. Leaders will be Ted Ligenza, BOF for DCNR and Ed Lawrence, KTA Trailcare Leader. The 4.5-mile hike will take between 3.5 and 4.5 hours, ...

Learn how to start a small business

WILLIAMSPORT — Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start? A workshop is offered in Williamsport to help aspiring entrepreneurs begin the process of successful business ownership, including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, ...

Lycoming Engines donates aircraft engines to Penn College

WILLIAMSPORT — Longtime Pennsylvania College of Technology partner Lycoming Engines has donated 15 aircraft engines to be used for instructional purposes in the college’s aviation majors. The donation, valued at $317,500, will benefit students enrolled in the aviation maintenance ...

Creating a Helping Hand

CM students make prosthetic hand for youngster From Staff Reports MILL HALL — Central Mountain senior Shae Cole and junior Shane Scanlan have taken their education through STEM learning and Career and Technical Education classes with Fred Hoy to the next level. Recently the two ...

Bellefonte dealer charged in overdose death

From staff reports BELLEFONTE — Douglas Anthony Sunday, 30, a Bellefonte man who has been twice convicted of selling drugs, was charged with delivering heroin that resulted in the overdose death of a 45-year-old man in April, state police at Rockview said. The investigation was launched ...

Choose your ‘favorite’ in Express Reader’s Choice

Saturday’s newspaper to include final ballot It is among the most popular promotions among our thousands of community newspaper readers. Businesses love it, too. After all, name recognition - branding - is so important today. It’s The Express community newspaper’s popular Reader's ...

Recall of overdose drug may affect availability in Williamsport region

By MARK MARONEY For The Express WILLIAMSPORT —A drug used to reverse opioid overdoses may not be available for a while locally, due to a nationwide, voluntary recall issued by its manufacturer, Hospira Inc. The recall is for the syringe injection system of naloxone hydrochloride. It ...