News

Woman dies in three-vehicle accident

Local news

From staff reports CENTRE HALL — Crystal D. Wetzel, 36, of Aaronsburg, was pronounced dead at the scene of a three vehicle crash involving a farm tractor on Friday, Nov. 16 on 3100 block of Penns Valley Pike, Potter Township, Centre County Coroner Scott A. Sayers said. Wetzel was ...

Thanksgiving Day dinners free to public

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — There are two churches in the area offering free Thanksgiving Day dinners to anyone who desires one. And one local church is inviting everyone to a Thanksgiving eve service. r Beech Creek Wesleyan Church will host a free Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, ...

Searchers in California wildfire step up efforts before rain

Local news

By SUDHIN THANAWALA Associated Press CHICO, Calif. - Volunteers in white coveralls, hard hats and masks poked through ash and debris Sunday, searching for the remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire before rains that are forecast for this week complicate their ...

A Free & Accepted Masons Tradition

Local news

BOB ROLLEY/THE EXPRESS Masons continue to help kids, families More families with children will get some peace of mind staying at the Ronald McDonald House at Geisinger Medical Center while their children receive medical treatment, thanks to members of the various chapters of the Free and ...

Touring elk country

Local news

From staff reports LOCK HAVEN — Central Mountains All Terrain Vehicle Association held its 7th Annual Tour for Elk and Toy Drive on Nov. 10 and 11 in Benezette, with the members-only ride having an amazing combined turnout of 405 riders and 224 machines! Registration took place ...

POLICE NEWS – NOV 17

Police, court and fires

Harassment charged LOCK HAVEN — Stephanie Hamilton, 37, of Jersey Shore, has been issued a citation for harassment after an incident on Nov. 15 at approximately 9 p.m., where Hamilton allegedly confronted another female and forcibly pulled a piece of aluminum from her hands at the Crist ...

KCSD Celebrates Veterans Day

Community

Schools across Keystone Central School District celebrated Veteran’s Day in a variety of ways. Students wrote letters, thank you cards, sang the National Anthem and other patriotic songs, read poems, wore red, white, and blue, and hosted veterans and military personnel across the district. ...

A brief moment in time

Religion

I was on a youth retreat as a senior in high school when we spent the weekend at a camp near the Fin Fur and Feather in Haneyville. Our group was large enough that we split up into two cabins – a guys cabin and a girls cabin. For a group of high school kids spending three days in the ...

TAKE STEPS TO RECOVERY

Health

Editor’s note: Groups listed below focus on recovery from addiction, and the meetings are open to the general public, unless otherwise indicated. Al-Anon is for friends and family members of addicts, and Romans 12:2 is for people battling addiction and their families. — — — ...

Master Gardeners announce Holiday Greens Sale and workshops

Outdoors

LOCK HAVEN — The Penn State Master Gardeners of Clinton County have undertaken a new project, their first-ever Holiday Greens sale. They are taking orders for fresh, local greens, such as fir, pine, and boxwood as well as winterberry branches with bright red berries; an assortment of pine ...

Proposed city budget shows no tax hikes

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — City Council will get a comprehensive look at a proposed 2019 budget at Monday night’s meeting. And City Manager Gregory Wilson said he sees no need for an increase in property, earned income or business privilege taxes to fund government expenses. There will be “no ...

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were made to the Clinton County Communications Center. THURSDAY - At 12:52 p.m., fire stations out of Sugar Valley (Loganton) and Lamar Township (Salona), state police from Lamar and Clinton County Office of Emergency Management responded to a motor ...

Rote teenager gets his first deer

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED Kurt Yap, 15, son of Nate and Shonahlee Benner of Rote, got his first deer while hunting with his father in Centre County on Oct. 26. Kurt shot the four-point buck with a crossbow. His father said he wasn’t sure at first if he killed the deer. “It took off and we didn’t ...

AREA CHURCH BRIEFS

Religion

St. Luke’s UCC to collect mittens, gloves FLEMINGTON — St. Luke’s United Church of Christ will be collecting mittens, gloves, hats and scarves for Head Start children through the month of November, with items being delivered to STEP at the end of November. Items may be handmade or ...

FINDING SUPPORT

Health

HEALTH - Alzheimer’s and Caregivers Support Group — 7 p.m. Dec. 11 (second Tuesday of the month), Conference Room B of Susque-View Home. Information: Fran Decker at 748-4302. - Parkinson’s Support Group — Open to everyone interested in learning about the disease, 3 p.m. Dec. 12 ...

Bald Eagle Rifle League

Outdoors

Allstar Match held on 11/6/18 Chase Weise 100-9 Markovich Const. Inc. Emory Gunsallus 97-4 Liberty Lenny Young Jr. 98-6 Liberty John Brungard 98-6 Tylersville Clayton Foster 89-1 Liberty Holly Baney 92-1 Mill Hall Tyler Lucas 92-1 Tylersville Kyler ...

Decisions loom on 2019 county taxes, budget

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County commissioners will unveil their preliminary 2019 budget in less that two weeks. But before that, they will look at a lot of numbers and make important decisions. That includes whether or not to raise property taxes. The commissioners declined to ...

REUNIONS

Community

NOV. 28 — LHHS and ICHS Class of 1955 lunch, noon, Dutch Haven. DEC. 4 — LHHS and ICHS Classes of 1951 monthly breakfast get-together, 9 a.m., Restless Oaks. DEC. 10 — LHHS Class of 1950, noon at Creekside, Mill Hall. Questions: Patty at 570-726-3374.

Our communities are called to worship

Religion

American Evangelical Christian Churches CHARLTON Charlton Chapel Dr. Bryon Reynolds, pastor Worship 8:30 a.m. Assembly of God JERSEY SHORE AREA Main Street, Antes Fort Rob Archey, pastor Worship 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m.; Wednesday 7 p.m. MILL HALL Echo Hope ...