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August 16 reception to kick-off LH Jams

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — It’s almost that time of year again! Time to dust off your roaring 20s attire and get ready to dance the night away. The annual LH JAMS festival will kick off with an opening reception on Friday, Aug. 16 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center on ...

Alex Butzler completes Eagle Scout project at Jersey Shore Cemetery

Community

JERSEY SHORE — When towns were settled, people needed to find places to bury their dead. Jersey Shore was no different and cemeteries were established, even before it was officially recognized as Jersey Shore in 1826. One of the earlier cemeteries was created in 1832 at Richmond Park on ...

DuMM Takes Over the Floating Stage

Arts and Culture

LOCK HAVEN — Local music favorite DuMM will be rocking the Floating Stage this Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 7 p.m. With a recent music video and the release of two covers for download, DuMM has never been “Happier” to perform a show in Lock Haven. In the midst of their summer tour, ...

Bellefonte board loses school director

Local news

BELLEFONTE — The Bellefonte Area School District is losing a board member. At Tuesday night’s board meeting, the board approved the resignation of Dr. Lorraine Mulfinger. She was not present at the meeting, which took place at the Bellefonte Area Middle School cafeteria. Although the ...

Calendar of Events

Community

Public plans for Bellefonte interchange projects BELLEFONTE — The community is invited to a public plans display regarding the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s upcoming Bellefonte Interchange projects. PennDOT representatives and design consultant staff will be available to ...

Into the Spin performs at the Floating Stage

Arts and Culture

LOCK HAVEN — Into the Spin will perform on Sunday, July 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the J. Doyle Corman Amphitheater and Floating Stage. Into the Spin was formed in 2009 by multi-platinum recording artist and “Modern Drummer” columnist Jeremy Hummel. The band features vocalist Lucy Sassi, as ...

Teens caught breaking into concession stand

Local news

From staff reports MILL HALL — Three teenage males — an 18-year-old from Avis and two 17-year-olds from Mill Hall and Lock Haven, were caught in the act of burglarizing the concession stand at the Mill Hall Community Pool early Tuesday morning, according to state police at Lamar. And ...

Around the town

Community

GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Kayla Hamilton, of Trout Run Quote of the Day “Knowledge is being aware of what you can do. Wisdom is knowing when not to do it.” — Anonymous Word of the Day Leister — Three-pronged spear or trident used for fishing Hot weekend ahead In ...

Conklin returns to the Millbrook Playhouse

Arts and Culture

MILL HALL — The moment when she hits a cue just right. That’s one of Erika Conklin’s favorite moments while stage managing a production. Conklin, who was born and raised in Lock Haven, is Millbrook Playhouse’s Ryan Main Stage manager for their 2019 summer season. So far Conklin ...

PennDOT busy with road, bridge work

Local news

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richardshas announced that hundreds of construction contracts for highway, bridge, and other improvement projects have been issued this year. Through June 30, PennDOT crews have improved more than 800 miles ...

CAC receives grant from PPL Foundation

Arts and Culture

WILLIAMSPORT – Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, is pleased to announce it has received a $15,000 grant from the PPL Foundation. These funds will support the CAC Educations Series and the Student Summer Stock program. The PPL Foundation awards annual grants through a ...

Thriller ‘Gaslight’ is coming to Millbrook

Arts and Culture

MILL HALL — The Board of Directors and Artistic Director, David E. Leidholdt, General Manager David Gritzner, are pleased to announce the next show in the Poorman Cabaret, Gaslight (Angel Street) the classic THRILLER by Patrick Hamilton. Gaslight (Angel Street) was one of the longest ...

Correction

Local news

In Wednesday’s front page story about the fishing pond in Wayne Township, the word sediment appeared as sentiment. The Express apologizes for the error.

South Hills presents Van Wagner this Saturday

Arts and Culture

STATE COLLEGE — South Hills School of Business & Technology announces the eighth annual event of the 2019 Music Picnic Series on Sunday, July 28 at 6 p.m.featuring Van Wagner. Join award-winning Pennsylvania folk singer Van Wagner for an evening of acoustic songs and stories about ...

Events planner

Arts and Culture

TOP SHOWS TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY ∫ Disney’s Newsies 7:30 p.m., the Millbrook Playhouse, 258 Country Club Lane, Mill Hall Tickets: www.millbrookplayhouse.net or 570-748-8083 FRIDAY, SATURDAY ∫ Gaslight 7:30 p.m., the Millbrook Playhouse, 258 Country Club Lane, Mill ...

Music scene

Arts and Culture

FRIDAY ∫ Loose Cannons playing a variety of pop, rock and blues 6 p.m., VFW #1630, 1110 E. Water St., Lock Haven SATURDAY ∫ Phil Reeder Solo Guitar playing acoustic eclectic 7:30 p.m., 40&8, 1098 Renovo Rd., Mill Hall r Swing-nova 8 to 10 p.m., Barrel 21 Distillery, ...

Reel time

Arts and Culture

MOVIE LISTINGS starting Friday Call ahead to check the times before you go. ­­­ROXY THEATRE East Main St., Lock Haven 570-748-ROXY www.roxymovies.com CRAWL (R) – 7:00 9:00 Fri/ 2:00 7:00 9:00 Sat/ 2:00 & 7:00 Sun/ 7:00 Mon-Thurs SPIDERMAN: FAR FROM HOME (PG-13) – 7:00 ...

Barbie goes glam rock to honor David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust

Arts and Culture

NEW YORK (AP) - Barbie has been many things over the years. Now, she's dressed as Ziggy Stardust. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of David Bowie's iconic "Space Oddity," Barbie overseers at Mattel released a collectible version of the doll dressed as Ziggy Stardust, one ...

Improvements planned at Wayne Township fishing pond

Local news

McELHATTAN — The fishing pond for children and handicapped people at Nature Park in McElhattan will remain open as officials develop a plan for “improvements.” “We are taking a look at making the habitat environmentally better,” Department of Environmental Protection Liaison Dan ...