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Another option: Sell Route 64 property to Conservation District

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LOCK HAVEN — Reacting to discontent from the Clinton County Conservation District Board of Directors and agricultural community, county commissioners discussed alternatives to a conservation district move to the Garden Building in town. Commissioners Paul Conklin and Chairman Pete Smeltz ...

Boil water advisory in Castanea Township

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LOCK HAVEN - The Lock Haven City Water Department has issued a boil water advisory after a water main break occurred today. This will effect certain areas of Castanea Township. Areas effected are 300-401 Mackey Avenue, 2-113 Grape Street and 401-414 Jarrett Street. Residents in these ...

Police News — July 16

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Pedestrian struck by car MILL HALL — A pedestrian was struck by a car while walking on Hogan Boulevard around 8 p.m. on July 9. Emery Rinker, 69, of Flemington, was walking north on the side of Hogan Boulevard (State Route 150) toward the rear parking lot entrance of Tractor Supply Co. ...

Wings Over Piper scheduled Aug. 3-5

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LOCK HAVEN — The 2018 Wings Over Piper R/C model plane fun fly and craft show will be held Friday through Sunday, Aug. 3, 4, and 5 at the William T. Piper Memorial Airport. The event is free to spectators. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. ...

Woman gets maximum sentence in fatal crash

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LOCK HAVEN —A Bellefonte woman charged with homicide while driving under the influence and other charges in connection with a fatal accident was sentenced to serve from 64 months to 17 years in state prison. The sentence for Nycole Dawn Meeker, 32, of Bellefonte, was handed down by ...

Bucktail Class of ‘68 tours school

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PHOTO PROVIDED Fourteen alumni of Bucktail Area High School’s class of 1968 and their spouses accepted the invitation from principal Betsy Dickey to tour their alma mater 50 years after graduation. The class of ’68 was the first and largest to graduate from the Farwell school building. ...

BE Township chair resigns

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By WENDY STIVER wstiver@lockhaven.com MILL HALL — After one calendar year as a Bald Eagle Township supervisor, Gerard L. Banfill has resigned. His fellow supervisors were apparently surprised to receive his letter of resignation at Monday night’s township meeting. They then refused to ...

Great places, public spaces

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Lock Haven, Woodward waterfront honored Lock Haven and Woodward Township combined waterfront has been named one of the “2018 Great Places in Pennsylvania” by the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association. The award recognizes the waterfront that includes the J. Doyle ...

Wisconsin man perishes in I-80 crash

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From staff reports LOGANTON — A Milwaukee, Wisc. man died early Sunday morning after a violent car crash on Interstate 80 East near the Jersey Shore-Loganton exit. His passenger, a 26-year-old woman, also from Milwaukee, was severely injured in the crash and transported to Geisinger ...

Old photo album

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EXPRESS ARCHIVES McGhee newspaper staff visits Express These boys and girls are the editors and reporters from the fourth, fifth and sixth grades at the former McGhee Elementary School on Fourth Street, Lock Haven. They were working on the school paper, “The Fort Reed Log.” They and two ...

County gets more community funds for 2018

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LOCK HAVEN — Clinton County will receive $236,902 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds this year, a 6 percent increase from last year. CDBG funds are federal money that can be put toward public service projects, like road and sidewalk repaving, sewer systems, home ...

Brugada syndrome causes abnormal heart rhythms

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BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: Please discuss Brugada syndrome. Three members of my family died from it before we finally got a diagnosis. Where does it come from? — V.K. ANSWER: Brugada syndrome is an inherited, genetic condition. It seems to be caused by an abnormality in the ...

Around the Town

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Good Day to Erik and Steph Nordstrom! Word of the Day Mephitic — A noxious smell from atmospheric pollution. Quote of the Day “Anytime you see a turtle up on top of a fence post, you know he had some help.” — Alex Haley Helping Hands The Helping Hands program will not be ...

Calendar of Events

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TOMORROW r Hike the Nature Trail, 10:30 a.m., Ole Bull State Park Pavilion #4 (Stone Pavilion). r Walk Along Kettle Creek, 1:30 p.m., Kettle Creek State Park Nature Center. r Outdoor concert by Philadelphia “kiddie rock” band The Cat’s Pajamas, 2 p.m., Ross Library patio and ...

Dear Annie

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Problems with a controlling friend Dear Annie: I have a problem with my neighbor. I don’t know whether it’s her or me. She is a great neighbor, has become a friend, is always helpful and is kindhearted. But the thing is that she seems too controlling. She pressures me to do things with ...

North Bend park re-dedicated to two soldiers killed in WW I

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By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express NORTH BEND — One hundred years after their deaths while serving the United States in WW I, two of North Bend’s most beloved sons were honored during a celebration that re-dedicated a park in their names. The Keller and Darby Memorial Park in North ...

POLICE NEWS - JULY 16

Police, court and fires

Harassment alleged BELLEFONTE — Police at Rockview are investigating an incident of harassment that occurred on July 1 at 3 p.m., when Dennis Fetters, 38, allegedly headbutted his juvenile daughter. Charges pending, police said. Yard sign stolen WOODWARD — State police at Rockview ...

Duck, Duck, Duck… Derby!

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By KATHRYN KLINE For The Express LOCKPORT —The annual Duck Derby was just one of many festivities that attendees enjoyed this past weekend at the 2018 Riverfest,which proved a success, despite recent issues with bacterial levels in the Susquehanna. Hundreds of colorful plastic ducks ...

Around the Town

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Good Day and Happy Birthday to Paula Grenninger! Word of the Day Fecund — Capable of producing vegetation; intellectually productive. Quote of the Day “If you want to change the way people respond to you, change the way you respond to people.” – Timothy Leary Car wash for ...

Recreating the Vietnam War

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BOALSBURG — The grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg, Centre County, will once again host the equipment, uniforms and gear of the Vietnam War in an annual event that has acted as a “homecoming” for veterans of Southeast Asia since 2007. “This isn’t ancient ...