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Dem candidates for 12th District to speak

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Democratic Committee will host a candidates preview night Thursday, April 19, featuring two Democratic candidates seeking to represent the new 12th Congressional District. The preview/debate will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Moose Family Center, 150 S. ...

Clothing swap, free new shoes offered Saturday

LOCK HAVEN — Free new shoes for kids and teens are offered this Saturday, April 21, at Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St. And a special clothing swap is planned the same day, at the same church, which is two doors up from Triangle Park. All members of the public are invited to ...

Around the Town

Good Day To Olivia Hanna! Word of the Day Ambivalent — Having contradictory thoughts about something or someone. Janice Long Special Prom It’s a luau party! The annual Janice Long Special Prom will be held at Central Mountain Middle School, Sunday, May 20 with refreshments from 1 to ...

City summer concerts mark 20 years

By WENDY STIVER wstiver@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — From Big Willy to Hybrid Ice ... from traditional community bands to a special jazz performance by The Chicago Authority ... the 20th anniversary season of free summer concerts in Lock Haven has it all. Over the years — including the ...

Champions among us

From Staff Reports LOCK HAVEN — Clinton County has two Champions of the Pennsylvania Wilds this year. Olivia Hanna has been chosen to receive the Inspiring Youth Award. And the Pennsylvania State Flaming Foliage Festival was selected for the Event of the Year Award. Olivia is a ...

PennDOT workers’ memorial on display

Representatives from PennDOT, the Pennsylvania State Police and the Highway Safety Network stand behind a memorial for PennDOT workers who have been killed in the line of duty following a brief ceremony Tuesday morning. The traveling memorial is on display through Friday at the Clinton County ...

LOCAL BRIEFS

LHU to host Kent’s Fest on April 27 LOCK HAVEN — The 17th annual Kent’s Fest celebration from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, April 27 in Lock Haven University’s East Campus Gymnasium. It will be hosted by LHU’s Department of Special Education and Council for Exceptional Children ...

Around the town

Good Day to Tasha Hartley! Word of the Day Stridulant — Shrill; making a harsh grating sound. Quote of the Day “Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.” — Abraham Lincoln Money Smart Money Smart Week is April 21 to 28. To help you protect your money, ...

Old Photo Album

Charlie Barnum is sharing this photo of a teacher in-service day at Renovo Elementary School in 1985-86, taken in the break room when the teachers got together for lunch. They are, from left, in front: Charlie Barnum, Laura Malone Murawski (now Orndorf), Ann Gregory, Denny Bryon (in front), ...

Renovo Council recognizes volunteers, student essay winner

RENOVO — Renovo Borough Council had some special guests at last week’s meeting — the Clinton County Commissioners, Commissioners Pete Smeltz, Jeff Snyder and Paul Conklin were at council’s monthly meeting to declare proclamations citing April 9-13 as “Local Government Week” and ...

Police: BEA student threatened to ‘shoot up’ school

JULIAN — A Bald Eagle High School student is being accused of making multiple threats to “shoot up” the school, state police at Rockview said. On April 13, Bald Eagle Area School Administrators reached out to police after they were made aware of alleged threats made by a student at the ...

PSU professor talks about climate

LOCK HAVEN — “We can have a world with icebergs and rainbows,” said Dr. Richard Alley. In other words, everything in the natural world can once more be in its proper place. His message on Tuesday, April 10 was that it will take 30 years to make the transition to renewable energy, but ...

Library’s Gould Room dedicated to all things children

LOCK HAVEN — A hidden gem at Annie Halebake Ross Library is the Robbie Gould Room, dedicated to all things children. Follow the footprints on the floor of the second floor youth wing to the room. It’s an inviting and comforting space that most adults never have a chance to see. The ...

Controversial speaker David Horowitz to visit LHU

LOCK HAVEN — Ideologue David Horowitz will visit Lock Haven University to give a presentation at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 23, in Parsons Union Building’s Room 2. The subject of his presentation will be, “Identity Politics are Dangerous and Totalitarian.” Described as a radical ...

Calendar of events

TOMORROW r Talk and discussion on opioid abuse and help, led by Jennifer Reeder of Advocates for a Drug-Free Tomorrow, 6-8 p.m., Ross Library’s Rebecca Gross third-floor community room, 232 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Registration: 570-748-3321 or ross13@rosslibrary.org. ——— Send us ...

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Good Day And Happy Birthday to Alexandra Metzger! Quote of the Day “It’s impossible,” said pride. “It’s risky,” said experience. “It’s pointless,” said reason. “Give it a try,” whispered the heart.” — Unknown Republican meeting The next meeting of the ...

Prison gets a facelift

McELHATTAN — The Clinton County prison just got a big makeover. After more than a year of renovations, the prison’s major changes run the gamut, from completely remodeling inmate housing units to replacing broken furniture and appliances. Warden John Rowley took county officials and ...

Crash at Calico Creek

Emergency services were called to a vehicle accident with injuries in front of Calico Creek on Route 150, Mill Hall, about 2 p.m. yesterday. A Jeep Grand Cherokee had major damage to the front passenger side. A UGI utility truck and a dark blue Chevrolet truck appeared to have minor damage to ...

Giving kids the world

LOCK HAVEN — When 7-year-old twins Abbot and Zander Ward from Woolrich were volunteered for the Make-A-Wish Foundation they had no idea just how life changing the experience would be. The Make-A-Wish Foundation is a nonprofit organization that creates life-changing wishes for children ...

Area firm fined $250,000 in worker’s death

WILLIAMSPORT – Susquehanna Supply Company, Inc., of Williamsport, was sentenced Tuesday by U.S. Magistrate Judge William I. Arbuckle to pay a fine of $250,000 for willfully committing an OSHA violation that resulted in an employee’s death. According to United States Attorney David J. ...