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JSSD discusses days missed due to mold

Local news

By PAT CROSSLEY pcrossley@sungazette.com JERSEY SHORE — In her report to the board, Jill Wenrich, superintendent of the Jersey Shore Area School District, said the state Department of Education has not yet responded to the district’s request to be excused for the days missed at the ...

Trout Unlimited seeks new members

Community

LOCK HAVEN — The Lloyd Wilson Chapter of Trout Unlimited (TU) is an active Lock Haven area member of national TU. TU’s purpose is to protect and improve the areas cold water fisheries. They are active locally in clean ups in the narrows section of Fishing Creek; supporting Trout in ...

What if long-term care insurance premiums skyrocket?

Community

At an alarming rate, owners of long term care insurance policies are getting notices that the premium for their policy is going up. These letters advise of options to reduce the impact of the premium increases, such as taking a reduction in benefits. Insurance companies are also warning ...

Correction

Local news

The basketball fundraiser for the Clinton County United Way is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 6, not Friday, as was previously announced in The Express. The Express apologizes for the error. ——— The Express strives for accuracy in its reporting. If there is a mistake, we want to ...

September is Healthy Aging Month in senior centers

Community

Centers are open 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for holidays. Clinton County Community Center 124 E. Walnut St. (STEP building in Clinton Plaza) 858-5800 OCTOBER FOR CCCC HAS BEEN STARTED Oct. 3 — “All About Popcorn” handout, 11:30 a.m. Oct. 5 — “Music ...

BEA schedules Homecoming events for 2018

Community

WINGATE — Bald Eagle Area will be holding Homecoming activities this week. On Thursday, a homecoming parade will be held in Milesburg. Approximately 50 groups are scheduled to participate. The parade starts at 6 p.m. on Old Route 220 and ends at the American Legion Fields, where a ...

Calendar of Events

Community

TODAY - Car seat safety check, 3-8 p.m., Weis Market, 170 Buckaroo Lane, Bellefonte. - Free fall carnival with hot dogs, popcorn, bounce house, games, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Howard Christian Church. TOMORROW - Bald Eagle Nittany High School Class of 1960 reunion luncheon, 1 p.m., Dutch Haven. ...

LOCAL BRIEFS

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Covenant Cafe attendees to press flowers LOCK HAVEN — Guest presenter Barb Schmouder of Jersey Shore will instruct the Covenant Cafe members how to press flowers and then frame them at the next meeting from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at Covenant United Methodist Church.The Covenant ...

Around the Town

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Good Day to Ellen Rishel! Word of the Day Zany — Amusingly strange or weird in a comical way. Quote of the Day “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” – Vince Lombardi Local ...

Caleb is coming out of coma

Local news

HERSHEY —There’s good news from Hershey. Caleb is starting to come out of the coma and his condition is showing improvement. The 17-year-old son of Danielle and Jake Leone of Jersey Shore suffered serious brain trauma five weeks ago today during football practice. And the news hasn’t ...

Police News — Sept. 25

Police, court and fires

DUI alleged PINE STATION — A 36-year-old Lock Haven man is accused of driving under the influence after he crashed his vehicle near the intersection of Pine Mountain and Pine Loganton roads on Sept. 16, state police at Lamar said. The driver was traveling south on Pine Loganton Road when ...

Local runners dominate Boulder Beast Challenge

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From staff reports LOCK HAVEN — While the field included some 430 registrants from a dozen states, it was trail runners from around the region who dominated the course Saturday at the annual Boulder Beast Trail Challenge on Bald Eagle Mountain just outside of Lock Haven. Wesley ...

Breakthrough on implants, intense rehab allow paralyzed to take steps

Health

By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer Three people whose legs were paralyzed for years can stand and take steps again thanks to an electrical implant that zaps the injured spinal cord — along with months of intense rehab, researchers reported Monday. The milestone, reported by two ...

Smith sworn in as LH City Police Chief

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — Interim Lock Haven City Police Chief Kristin Smith was sworn into the position permanently at last night’s City Council meeting. Smith has been with the city’s police department for 16 years and is its first female police chief. This isn’t the first time Smith has ...

Walnut Street soccer seniors, parents honored

Community

Photos provided Four senior soccer players at Walnut Street Christian School and their parents were honored at Senior Night, during a recent coed soccer game against Muhlenberg Christian School. Each senior received a rose and introduced their parents, and relayed some information about ...

Ken Burns turns his attention to the Mayo Clinic

Health

The Associated Press After spearheading an epic, 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War, acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns has turned to more personal subject matter — one that knows him very intimately, too. Burns tackles the famed Mayo Clinic in his next film, exploring the history of the ...

More rain in forecast, through Wednesday

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — What was supposed to be just some fall showers is now forecasted tobe a fully fledged rain storm, theatening the possibility of more floods and water damage throughout an already beleaguered region. Hot on the heels of the remnants of Hurricane Florence, our area can expect to ...

Goodwill Hose hosts Poker Run, remembers firefighter Zach Wilson

Community

FLEMINGTON — Goodwill Hose Fire Company No. 3 in Flemington hosted the Zach Wilson Memorial Poker Run on Saturday Sept. 15, and raised almost $2,000 for the American Foundation for Suicide Awareness in honor of Zach. Zach, who moved from Huntington to Lock Haven because of work, joined ...

Penn State Extension open house is Oct. 2

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — The Penn State Cooperative Extension will host an open house in their new offices in the Garden Building in downtown Lock Haven Oct. 2, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 2 at the county-owned building at 232 E. Main St. “It will be more than just a horticulture event, but will ...