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Dr. DePoy is second candidate for LHU president

From staff reports Dr. Brian W. DePoy is the second revealed candidate for Lock Haven University president. Dr. DePoy is vice president for academic affairs and chief academic officer at Lake Erie College (LEC) in Painesville, Ohio, a position he’s held since January 2015. He served as ...

calendar of events

TODAY r Opening reception for art exhibit by graphic design artist Ryan Lewis, 6-7:30 p.m., LHU Sloan Gallery. WEDNESDAY r Bit of Fit-athon, 7-9 p.m., LHU Student Recreation Center with door prizes and 15-minute segments of fitness classes; benefits Clinton County Women’s Center and LHU ...

Strouse elected to state DA board

LOCK HAVEN — Clinton County District Attorney David Strouse has been elected to the board of directors of The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute (PDAI). Strouse, along with District Attorneys Matthew Weintraub of Bucks County and Fran Chardo of Dauphin County were elected to fill ...

KC superintendent search down to four

MILL HALL - The search for a new superintendent of Keystone Central School District has been narrowed to four candidates, school board President Charles Rosamilia told The Express. Rosamilia said the board completed the preliminary assessment and interview process Thursday night and has ...

Sons and Daughters of Italy Lodge gives record donations

By BOB ROLLEY brolley@lockhaven.com From helping firefighters to feeding the hungry. From supporting children with developmental disabilities to aiding victims of domestic violence. From giving military veterans and students a boost to promoting children learning to read to disaster ...

Dr. Hanley first candidate for LHU pres.

From staff reports LOCK HAVEN - Dr. Rodney Hanley is the first of four candidates for Lock Haven University president who will come to the campus next week for interviews and forums with faculty, staff, students and alumni. Dr. Hanley is currently provost and vice president for academic ...

Commissioners honor AmeriCorps, public service

LOCK HAVEN - AmeriCorps Week, Clinton County Commissioners announced, will be held March 12 through 17 to honor the STEP AmeriCorps volunteers serving Clinton County. Their proclamation said AmeriCorps “enriches the lives of its members.” In Pennsylvania, there are more than 14,000 ...

PA redistricting sends counties into jumble

LOCK HAVEN — When Clinton County residents woke up on Monday morning, they were in a different congressional district. Once a part of Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District, Clinton County residents now occupy the new 12th Congressional District, which includes most of the ...

‘Flood watch’ issued for area through weekend

From staff reports Central Pennsylvania is under a flood watch through this weekend. Mixed precipitation and rain are forecast for each of the next several days, pushing water levels in streams, creeks and the West Branch of the Susquehanna River higher as soils are saturated. After rain ...

Police: Student in Muncy threatens ‘to shoot up’ school

MUNCY — A 16-year-old female student was arrested and removed from the Muncy Area Junior-Senior High School on Wednesday morning for allegedly making threats “to shoot up the school,” according to borough police Chief James Dorman. Referring to the Valentine’s Day mass shooting at the ...

Howard Happenings

FIREWORKS FUNDRAISER The Orviston Community Club members are already thinking about warm summer nights and the Orviston Festival celebration in July. The Orviston Community Club will hold a chicken and waffle supper at the Beech Creek Fire Company social hall on Saturday evening, Feb. 24, ...

Couple writes letter in dark and cold of ice flood as it was happening

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article includes a letter written by Katherine Smart and her husband, Joseph F. Smart, who witnessed the Ice Flood of 1918 in Lock Haven. The writing was edited and published by their grandchildren, Joe Smart and Elizabeth Smart, in May 2011 and presented to The Express ...

KCSD considers debt restructuring

MILL HALL — The Keystone Central School Board is considering two debt restructuring options in an attempt to close its $7 million budget deficit for next year. Audrey Bear, senior vice president with Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, presented the two options to the board Wednesday ...

Burned-out store to be razed in March

LOCK HAVEN — It’s coming down. The burned-out former furniture store at 37-41 Bellefonte Ave., near the soldiers monument, should be razed by April 19. City Council awarded the demolition contract Monday to the lower of two bidders, ADM Logistics Inc. of Port Carbon, for ...

Art and message combine in unique clothing

BELLEFONTE — The Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County will hold an opening reception for new exhibits Sunday, March 4 from 12 noon to 4:30 p.m. A featured exhibit is “East African Women Wrap with a Message,” featuring a variety of kangas. Patricia House and Patricia Jackson have ...

LHU students present ‘Henry’s Law’

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University students will present the Countdown Theatre production “Henry’s Law” next weekend. The Countdown Theatre is Room 321 in Sloan Fine Arts Center on campus. Shows will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Feb. 28 to March 3, and 2 ...

MUSICSCENE

SATURDAY Loose Cannons, 9 p.m., Genetti Taphouse, 200 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, 570-326-6600. — — — To have your musical line-up announced at no charge in Music Scene, send us the information through our website: www.lockhaven.com, by fax at 570-748-1544, or by mail to: The ...

LOCALSCENE

Penguin Project on stage WILLIAMSPORT — “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr.” will be presented March 2 through 4 at the Community Theatre League, 100 W. Third St. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. that Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. The classic story tells of Belle, a ...