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All the king’s trains

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I have my friend Zach Kreamer to thank for this one. It was a little busy at the Ross Library last night. (No matter what day you are reading this, it was a little busy at the Ross Library last night.) But Zach still found the time to mention it. Zach, a co-worker, commented that his sister ...

Dear Annie: Husband isolates and abuses

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Dear Annie: I have been married to the same man for almost 40 years. We have two beautiful children, who have happy lives and their own careers and families. My husband is highly successful and respected in his profession. He has some wonderful qualities. For example, he’s hardworking and a ...

MAKING LIFE BETTER: Rethink your drink for 2019!

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One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight, unfortunately by the middle of January many people have given up on their efforts. This happens for many reasons, but often because we “bite off more than we can chew” so to speak when it comes to making changes. The best ...

Happenings from the Heisey

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By JOANNE BOWES Our free Second Sunday programs begin on Feb. 12 at the Poorman Gallery, 2 to 4 p.m. Each month throughout 2019 we will highlight items from our collection as a reflection of the history of our county. Come learn about the traditions and the “secret language” of fans, ...

calendar of events

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TODAY - Porter Twp. Farmer’s Breakfast, 7 - 10 a.m. These breakfasts feature eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage, scrapple, hash browns, biscuits and sausage gravy, toast, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate! Farmer’s Breakfast is held at the Porter Twp. Community Building in Lamar on the first ...

SENIOR CENTER MENU

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Bread available daily Monday — Cheddar chees omelet, diced parsley potatoes, stewed zucchini and tomatoes, oatmeal apple sauce cake Tuesday — Mexican taco salad with romaine with taco sauce, spanish beans, tortilla chips Wednesday — Chicken pot pie, pot pie squares and gravy, mixed ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Tom Jones Quote of the Day Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” – Newt Gingrich What a difference a day makes It’s hard to believe how the weather changes in a day.... from below zero ...

Jacquelyn Martin sworn in as KCSD superintendent

Local news

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — Today is the official first day on the job for new Keystone Central School District superintendent Jacquelyn Martin. On a frigid Thursday morning inside the Clinton County Courthouse, Martin put her signature on the final piece of ...

POLICE NEWS — FEB. 1

Police, court and fires

Drug possession alleged HUBLERSBURG — Devonte Haywood, 21, and Brandon White, 21, both of Bronx, N.Y., were cited for drug possession during a traffic stop along Interstate 80 in Marion Township, Centre County, on Jan. 30, state police at Rockview said. Both will be mailed a summons to ...

POSTAL VORTEX

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CHRIS MORELLI/THE EXPRESS Postal workers at the United States Post Office in Lock Haven work early Thursday morning to jump one of the postal vehicles that would not start. Temperatures were in the single digits over the past two days. However, they are expected to rise over the weekend and ...

Geisinger names chair of Psychiatry program

Health

DANVILLE— M. Justin Coffey, M.D., a board-certified psychiatrist and behavioral neurologist, has been named Geisinger’s Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine and Behavioral Health. Dr. Coffey will lead a highly skilled team whose expertise spans all aspects of ...

Board approves raises for deputy sheriffs

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By JOHN RISHEL jrishel@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — Following their negotiations with AFSCME Council 86, the Clinton County Salary Board approved changes coming to the grades and salaries of all full-time deputy sheriffs. “Coming out of the budget discussions for 2019 there were some ...

LOcal Briefs

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Covenant Cafe to celebrate Valentine’s Day LOCK HAVEN —The Covenant Cafe, an early stage Alzheimer’s activity group, will be celebrating Valentine’s Day on Tuesday, Feb. 5 from 1-3 p.m. at Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St. The group will decorate a Valentine ...

Age and Heart Disease

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When you picture heart disease, you may think of someone 60 or older who is overweight and not in great health. The truth is, the risk for heart disease starts developing in your 20s and 30s. As the rate of obesity rises in the United States and people live more sedentary lifestyles, more ...

County hires part-time custodial staff workers

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By JOHN RISHEL jrishel@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — Moving forward, the county will employ their own cleaning crew to provide janitorial services to county buildings. The Clinton County Commissioners confirmed the hirings of Hunter Duck, Lorie Grieb, Chester Rogers and Susan Goodman on ...

calendar of events

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FEB. 2 — Porter Twp. Farmer’s Breakfast, 7 - 10 a.m. These breakfasts feature eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage, scrapple, hash browns, biscuits and sausage gravy, toast, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate! Farmer’s Breakfast is held at the Porter Twp. Community Building in Lamar on the first ...

Child born without trachea goes home for the first time

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By David Wenner dwenner@pennlive.com Leanne Martin knew something was drastically wrong. Her baby born seconds ago wasn’t crying. Still, she and her husband, Robert, could have never imagined their daughter would spend her first 13 months of life at Penn State Children’s Hospital in ...

Howard Happening

Local news

TABS NEEDED A local family is in need of aluminum can tabs which will help them to stay at the Ronald McDonald House while their child is being seen at Geisinger in Danville. Please save your soda or beer can tabs and get them to me at Insurance Office this week. I’m hoping that the Askey ...

Jennifer Illig, PA-C, to manage heart failure program

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STATE COLLEGE — Jennifer Illig, PA-C, has joined Mount Nittany Physician Group Cardiology, where she will manage the new heart failure program. “Getting to know the patients and making their health a priority is my number one goal,” shares Illig. Illig earned her bachelor’s degree ...

Old photo album: Unkel Joe’s in the 1950s

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Unkel Joe’s in the 1950s Pictured is a photo of Unkel Joe’s Woodshed in the 1950s. Unkle Joe’s has been a staple in the Flemington, Lock Haven and Mill Hall area for over 50 years. The photo was found in a past issue of “Hemmings Motor News,” listed with other photos taken in the ...