Local news

Dr. Wade Newman

Centre dentist bound over in rape case

BELLEFONTE — Former Bellefonte dentist Dr. Wade Newman, 47, was bound over on all charges Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge Carmine Prestia. The Centre County district attorney’s office gives the following account of the preliminary hearing. The victim testified that in ...

DG_ScarnatiLockHaven_004

LHU students meet with Sen. Scarnati

Sen. Joe Scarnati (R-25) met with students from Lock Haven University recently as the students visited the State Capitol to advocate for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) System. “Lock Haven University has undoubtedly had a positive impact upon so many past and ...

Flemington remembers its history at the park

FLEMINGTON — New signs grace the pavilions in Grove Community Park, in time for the summer season. Each pavilion has been named, commemorating those who were instrumental in the park’s early days and its history. The upper pavilion, by the bowling alley, is named Howard Grove Pavilion, ...

Farmer’s Market opens May 2 at fairgrounds

MACKEYVILLE — The Farmers Market at the Clinton County Fairgrounds opens their season on May 2 and will be open every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the exception of Tuesday of Fair week. Because the public has responded so well to the Farmers Market, which includes an extensive Flea ...

Local briefs

Big Woods Church to hold auction CASTANEA — On Saturday, April 29, Big Woods Bible Church will hold its annual auction to sponsor participants on its 2017 Guatemala Mission Trip. Each year participants seek donations from area businesses and artists to be auctioned at a Saturday ...

Team RWB run

Local Team RWB participates in ‘Run as One’

PHOTOS PROVIDED The Lock Haven-Williamsport chapter of Team Red, White, and Blue joined together with chapters worldwide for the sixth annual Run as One on the first weekend of April. Run as One is hosted by and benefits Team RWB, Team Rubicon (uniting military service members with first ...

Calendar of events

TODAY r Free community outreach luncheon featuring chicken stir fry, noon, Lamar United Methodist Church; donations accepted. TOMORROW r Yard and bake sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Mark Lutheran Church, Snydertown, Howard. r Annual church rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., United Lutheran ...

Around the Town

Good day To Ronald C. Tallman of Lock Haven! Word of the day Thalassic — Of or relating to seas or oceans; of or relating to smaller bodies of water, such as seas or gulfs; growing, living, or found in the sea; marine. Quote of the day “You are never too old to set another goal or ...

PHOTOS PROVIDED
U.S. Congressman Glen “GT” Thompson, left, talks to the five new Eagle Scouts, from left, Garrett Waite, Justin Somers, Zach Frankhouser, Aaron Shultz and Ian Sproat.

Five local boys attain the rank of Eagle

WOOLRICH — Boy Scouts of America officially welcomed five new eagles into the ranks on Saturday, April 1. The Eagle Scout Award is the highest award available to youth members of the Boy Scouts of America. This achievement represents many years of dedicated effort, and the successful ...

Rick Anstead

‘Horrific abuse’ earns stiff state prison term

LOCK HAVEN — An Avis man could spend upward of 40 years in state prison for physically abusing two, 17-month-old twin boys over the course of several months in 2016. Rick D. Anstead, 23, was sentenced this week by Clinton County Judge Michael F. Salisbury to a minimum of 18 years and 10 ...

Woodward reportedly under investigation

LOCKPORT — Another local township is reportedly under scrutiny by the Pennsylvania Ethics Commission. At the Woodward Township supervisors meeting Tuesday, Corey Lucas, a former township employee, said the Pennsylvania Ethics Commission is investigating something. He said he returned calls ...

Housing projects receive $95K in state funding

LOCK HAVEN — A Clinton County program to benefit families in need is among five housing-related projects in the 25th Senatorial District that will receive a total of $345,000 to improve availability and affordability of housing, according to state Sen. Joe Scarnati, R-Jefferson. Earning ...

EMMA GOSALVEZ/THE EXPRESS
Hide and Seek Prenatal Peek in Bellefonte is seen recently.

New elective ultrasound business comes to Centre

BELLEFONTE — The 15th new business to come to Bellefonte in just a little over a year is the first of its kind in Centre County: an elective ultrasound studio that offers 4-D and HD imaging. On Tuesday, April 18, the Centre County Board of Commissioners welcomed Hide and Seek Prenatal Peek, ...

Local briefs

Businesses plan TIME OUT LOCK HAVEN — Kliney’s Home Furnishings and Knisely Shredding are teaming up to host a Clinton County Economic Partnership TIME OUT, a business-to-business networking event. TIME OUT will be held on Thursday, May 18, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 2311-2315 Woodward ...

PHOTO PROVIDED
Richard W. Marcinkevage, center right, Lock Haven city manager, is seen in Harrisburg with his Governor’s Award for Local Government Excellence. From left are Gregory J. Wilson, assistant city manager; Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf; Rick Vilello Jr., former Lock Haven mayor and now with the state Department of Community and Economic Development; Marcinkevage and his wife, JoAnn; and Lock Haven City Planner Leonora M. Hannagan.

LH city manager receives Governor’s Award

LOCK HAVEN — City Manager Richard W. Marcinkevage was honored recently with a Governor’s Award for Local Government Excellence. He was recommended for the honor by the Pennsylvania Municipal League and was among 10 people who received the award this year. Eleven municipalities also ...

Pancake Day returns for 60th year in Bellefonte

BELLEFONTE — It’s that time of year again ... time to indulge in some delicious, all-you-can-eat homemade pancakes. On Tuesday, April 25, the Bellefonte Kiwanis Club will be hosting its 60th annual Pancake Day at the Undine Fire Co.’s Lambert Hall, located at 303 Forge Road in ...

Around the Town

Good Day And happy birthday to C.J. Brion of Jersey Shore! Word of the Day Pricket — A sharp point or spike for holding a candle; or a male deer in its second year, before its antlers have branched. Spaghetti dinner Howard Cub Scout Pack 353 will hold a spaghetti dinner on Friday ...

Calendar of events

TODAY r “A Full Circle View of Music Education” by blues guitarist Gabe Stillman, 10-11 a.m., LHU’s Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center.r Spaghetti dinner by Lock Haven Kiwanis Club with basket raffles, 4-7 p.m., Dunnstown Fire Hall; eat in or carry out. r Spaghetti dinner by Sons ...

Grandpop Jeff Henzler and his granddaughter Rylee Frantz react to a large rainbow trout caught at the event.

Kids enjoy fishing derby in JS

JERSEY SHORE — Area children once again enjoyed a day of family fun and fishing at the Independent Hose Company’s 8th Annual Indoor Fishing Derby in Jersey Shore. Kids from ages 12 years old and under, took to the three portable water ponds set up in the firehouse bay to try their luck at ...

WENDY STIVER/THE EXPRESS
Lock Haven Patrolman Adam Raybuck was commended during City Council’s Monday evening meeting. With him are Morris L. Barrett, second from left, whose life he saved; Barrett’s wife, Debra; and Police Chief Keith Kibler.

New restaurant proposed for Lock Haven

LOCK HAVEN — City Council applauded a local police officer for saving a man’s life and approved a liquor license transfer for a proposed new restaurant Monday night. Bob Masorti told council that he and Gio Montarsi plan to build a restaurant at the corner of Bellefonte Avenue and North ...