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Good Day And happy birthday to Amber Kinley of Farrandsville! Word of the Day Serotinal — Pertaining to or occurring in late summer. Quote of the Day “A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.” — Robert Frost Mike Hanna ...

‘Fred’s Alley’

By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express RENOVO —With Ontario Avenue under major construction and a new boat launch along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River, Renovo has seen a local business step up to make major contributions toward the borough’s relationship with the river, as well as ...

Drug dog joining ranks of Renovo Police Department

By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express RENOVO — After an unsuccessful nearly two year search in finding and securing a secondary police officer, Renovo Borough Council has decided to obtain a four-legged officer, agreeing to purchasing a K-9 Unit to join Corporal Mike Jeffries. The agreement ...

Sallie Mae picks the winning square

Although she comes to Renovo for other “business,” Sallie Mae always enjoys getting pet from onlookers as she makes her yearly trip for the Flaming Foliage Festival’s Cow Puckey Bingo. Ella Mae walks around until she chooses a winning square to mark. This year it was Williamsport’s ...

Woolrich family displaced by fire; pet dog perishes

WOOLRICH — A pet dog perished, but the family living in a house at 165 Park Ave., escaped unharmed when fire severely damaged their two-story wood frame home just after 7 a.m. Friday. State Police Fire Marshal Nick Loffredo said the fire started in a second floor bathroom and was ...

Autopsy: Death due to multiple gunshot wounds

LOCK HAVEN — Cody J. Englert, 30, of Jersey Shore, died from multiple gunshot wounds, and the manner of death is homicide. That’s the latest information released Friday afternoon in a joint press release from state police at Lamar and Clinton County District Attorney David Strouse. ...

Nathan Brown not guilty of child sexual assault

LOCK HAVEN — Nathan Brown put his hands over his eyes and wept quietly as Clinton County Judge Michael Salisbury’s words began to sink in Friday morning. Then he heard the judge’s final words — not guilty on all charges. For a split second he seemed lost in his thoughts. Then he ...

Light at the end of the tunnel for Bucktail Medical

SOUTH RENOVO — Bucktail Medical Center may soon get that fresh start it has been working toward since it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in October 2015. Final approval of its reorganization plan and disclosure statement should come Thursday. The medical center should then be able to exit ...

KCSD’s Challenge Day focuses on drug-free youth

MILL HALL — The third annual Challenge Day in the Keystone Central School District is approaching rapidly, with events being held at Central Mountain High School on Sept. 18 and 19, and at Central Mountain Middle School on Sept. 20 and 21. Sponsored by KCSD and IMPACT, Challenge Day has ...

Deteriorating Tylersville bridges cause for concern

LOCK HAVEN — Two bridges in Tylersville have a related history, and both are becoming a concern. Robert Mills, a Logan Township supervisor, visited the Clinton County commissioners meeting Thursday to talk about them. Many years ago, perhaps 40 years or more, PennDOT realigned and built a ...

Local briefs

Join a group trip to Italy LOCK HAVEN — A local group is organizing a 12-day trip, “Food and Wine: Flavors of Tuscany and Umbria,” and you can be part of it. The trip, from Nov. 3 to 14, includes stops in the ancient and Renaissance cities of Florence and Rome, and visitors will see ...

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Good Day And happy 97th birthday to Emma Swinehart of McElhattan, on Saturday! Word of the Day Parergon — An accessory, embellishment, or byproduct of a main work; subsidiary work undertaken in addition to one’s main employment. Quote of the Day “Forgive your enemies, but never ...

Milesburg event raises $1,700 for cancer patients

BELLEFONTE — Nothing quite unites a community like helping others in need. Last Saturday, Sept. 9 at the American Legion grounds in Milesburg was certainly proof. This was the fifth year for an event that Ken Tressler, 50, of Milesburg, plans for all year to raise money for the Bob Perks ...

First Quality selling bottled water company

LOCK HAVEN — First Quality Group is selling its bottled water operation, the manufacturing group announced Thursday. Niagara Bottling, LLC is the buyer. First Quality Water & Beverage, LLC began manufacturing bottled water in 2008, according to a statement from the group. The ...

Trial begins for man accused of child sex assault

LOCK HAVEN — She said. He said. She is an 11-year-old girl who claims she was sexually assaulted by a male friend of the family when she was 9 years old. He is Nathan Brown, 34, a married father of three, accused of indecent assault of the girl between November 2014 and March 2015. The ...

Two alums give back to Woolrich Little League

WOOLRICH — Two young community members, both of whom grew up playing baseball and softball as part of Woolrich Little League, recently made it their mission to give back to their home league. Thirteen-year old Jimmy Weller spent much of his youth either on a baseball field or participating ...

Calendar of events

TODAY r Sugar Valley Lions Club bingo, the clubhouse in Loganton. Doors open 6 p.m.; games start 7 p.m. Free food. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. SATURDAY r Tenth annual Snow Shoe Fall Festival and Big Truck and Car Show, breakfast 7 a.m., Veterans Memorial Plaque Fund ...

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Good Day And happy birthday to Gabriel Andrus of Mill Hall. Word of the Day Synoptic — Relating to a summary or general view of something. Quote of the Day “Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.” — Simone de Beauvoir Free ...

Jersey Shore man shot dead

AVIS — A 30-year-old Jersey Shore man was killed early Wednesday morning after state police said he forced entry into a Pine Creek Township house and was shot by the resident of that home. “On Sept. 13, 2017 at approximately 1:50 a.m., Cody J. Englert forced entry into a home located at ...

Foundation distributes record awards

LOCK HAVEN — This fall, dozens of local students have embarked on their post-secondary education and careers, thanks in part to community members, families, organizations and businesses who have established scholarships or awards through the Keystone Central Foundation. In total, through ...