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Covenant Cafe to make wind chimes, learn to line dance

Community

LOCK HAVEN —The Covenant Cafe, an early stage Alzheimer’s activity group, will meet on Tuesday, May 21, from 1-3 p.m. to make wind chimes or mobiles under the direction of volunteer and Master Gardener, Candy Gore. Guest volunteers Kay Bossert and Pam Blesh along with Covenant Cafe ...

Centre County hires Stolinas to fill vital role

Local news

BELLEFONTE — Centre County has a new director of Planning and Community Development. At Tuesday’s commissioner’s meeting, Ray Stolinas was introduced to fill that role. County administrator Margaret Gray introduced Stolinas and had nothing but high praise for him. “Ray brings ...

Trash fire along Myrtle Street

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — Two area fire departments responded to a trash fire in the area of 180 Myrtle St., Lock Haven yesterday evening. Lock Haven and Castanea Fire Departments were called to the scene at 7:23 p.m. No further information was available at press time.

Calendar of events

Community

TOMORROW - Community lunch, Noon, Lamar United Methodist Church. Features beef bow tie noodles, mashed potatoes, cole slaw and desserts. Public Notice - Dirt, Gravel and Low Volume Roads Quality Assurance Board will be meeting 1 p.m. to discuss 2019 projects. The meeting will be held at the ...

Correction

Community

The Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank offers free new shoes to kids and teens on Saturday, May 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside Covenant United Methodist Church. The Shoe Bank is a non-profit organization that relies solely on grants and support from the community. Incorrect information appeared ...

Central PA Spring Outdoor Show this weekend

Local news

From staff reports MILL HALL — The fourth annual Central Pennsylvania Spring Outdoor Show is slated for this weekend at Bill’s Happy Camper RV Sales & Service, 15 North Water Street in Mill Hall. The three-day event, sponsored by Bill’s Happy Camper and Dotterer Equipment, Inc., ...

Around the Town

Community

Good Day and Happy Birthday to Brian Ruhl! Word of the Day Bridewell — House of corrections; jail Quote of the Day “In all natural disasters through time, man needs to attach meaning to tragedy, no matter how random and inexplicable the event is.” — Nathaniel ...

Alleged killer in custody

Urgent information

MILL HALL -­ Alleged killer Timothy Alva Neff, 56, 2194 Long Run Rd., Mill Hall, was taken into custody overnight without incident. He is accused of stabbing Agnes Rae Neff, 62, at the Long Run Road residence in Lamar Township where she and her husband, William Warren Neff, 69, also ...

BAHS senior eyes seat on school board

Local news

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE — Max Kroell is your typical busy senior. The Bellefonte Area High School student maintains a high GPA, is preparing for graduation, just had his Senior Ball and competes in track and field for the Red Raiders. And, oh yeah, he’s ...

Police News — May 14

Police, court and fires

Biker seriously injured in crash BELLEFONTE — Dennis M. Butler, 63, of Bellefonte, was flown by helicopter to Altoona Hospital after he crashed his 2016 Harley-Davidson at 6:13 p.m. on May 3 on South Eagle Valley Road, Union Township, according to state police at Rockview. Police said ...

To Your Good Health: Fatty liver is increasingly common health problem

Health

BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 77-year-old woman. I am 5 feet, 2 inches tall and weigh 107 pounds. I take no medication. When I went to the doctor last week, he found that my alkaline phosphatase was 176, my ALT 10, and my AST 11. He told me I had fatty liver and to get a scan, ...

Husband: Wife killed over request for rent

Local news

By LANA MUTHLER lmuthler@lockhaven.com MILL HALL —The two-story gray house sits along the highway among other residences in the quiet village of Rote. It was peaceful and quiet in that neighborhood last Saturday morning. But that wasn’t the case on Friday evening when all hell broke ...

Emergency Services — May 14

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Communications Center received the following calls. SUNDAY ∫ At 2:51 a.m., Beech Creek/Blanchard Fire Co. and ambulance responded to a motor vehicle accident on Eagle Valley Road in Beech Creek Township. The call ended at 3:07 a.m. ∫ At 9:15 a.m. ...

LHU students plant 5,000 trees in local forest for Arbor Day

Community

LOCK HAVEN—Lock Haven University students from Dr. James Bean’s interpersonal and leadership skills classes, and their friends, recently helped plant 5,000 trees in Sproul Forest above Renovo. The planting took place on April 27—the day after Arbor Day—as a part of the annual Penn ...

State College Elks teach drug awareness

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED The State College Elks Lodge recently participated in the Patton Township Children’s Safety Fair, and distributed information related to the Elks Drug Awareness messages. Shown here are Ava and Ben, as they obtain Drug Awareness literature and other information from Elks ...

Murder suspect still on the loose

Local news

LAMAR — Timothy Neff remained at large as off press time Monday night, according to state police at Lamar. Neff, who is accused of stabbing his sister-in-law to death on Friday evening, has been the object of a search since he fled the area following the attack at the home near Rote where ...

Clinton County Master Gardener Plant Sale to be held May 18

Community

MACKEYVILLE — The Penn State Master Gardeners of Clinton County are busy preparing for their annual plant sale which will be held on Saturday, May 18, at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. The sale will include native trees, shrubs and perennials as well as herbs, vegetables, and transplants ...

Old Photo Album: Local man visited Notre Dame in 1965

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED Retired Army Sgt. Terry Banfill, of Lock Haven, who was stationed at Kaiserslautern, Germany with the HQ Co. 24 Engineering Co. is seen above in front of the famous Notre Dame Cathedral. The cathedral recently was the center of everyone’s attention as a large blaze ripped ...

Haven Performing Arts ready for the Relay For Life

Local news

LOCK HAVEN —Members of Haven Performing Arts are in high spirits right now as they just came home from Wildwood, N.J. with some gold and silver medals. That energy and pride will carry them into their next event — the Relay for Life — and the group will be coming together again to ...