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Pizza Rumble Pool Party at Mill Hall

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PHOTO PROVIDED The Lock Haven YMCA Swim Team along with the Mill Hall Community Pool hosted the First Annual Pizza Rumble Pool Party at the Mill Hall Pool in August. Local pizza shops in Clinton County were invited to enter a pizza cook-off contest to vie for the ultimate title of Best ...

JSSD offers after school program for elementary students

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JERSEY SHORE — When you walk into Jersey Shore Area Elementary School any weekday afternoon between 2:30 and 5, you can find students involved in a variety of fun and educational activities. Each day students rotate between five different academic stations. These include STEAM ...

Local Democrats hold free ice cream social

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LOCK HAVEN - Nearly 100 residents from Clinton County turned out for an Ice Cream Social held on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Triangle Park. Attendees were able to enjoy free ice cream, listen to music, play games, paint rocks, register to vote and learn about candidates seeking election this ...

Centre getting $200,000 in recreation, environmental grants

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BELLEFONTE —Two Centre County projects have been awarded $200,000 in state funding to enhance recreational opportunities for area residents and protect the environment, according to Senator Jake Corman (R-34) and state Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-171). “When it comes to the natural beauty ...

JS Farmers Market under new ownership

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JERSEY SHORE — With the unfortunate passing of Jersey Shore Farmers Market coordinator Ed Snook, the fate of the weekly sales was unknown. That was until recently. It was announced on social media that the market will be under new ownership as of October 1. Mack and Saddie Peachey will be ...

US economy could shrug off oil prices if disruption is brief

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By DAVID KOENIG Associated Press DALLAS — The price of gasoline crept higher after a weekend attack devastated Saudi Arabian oil output, but if the disruption to global supplies is short-lived, the impact on the U.S. economy will probably be modest. Prices spiked Monday by more than ...

Centre County gears up for ‘Salute to Our Veterans’

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BELLEFONTE — Centre County does a lot for its veterans. At Tuesday’s Centre County Board of Commissioners’ meeting, the commissioners heard about “A Salute to Our Veterans.” Janette Moore and Ron Baker of Bald Eagle Valley Community United Methodist Church spoke to the commissioners ...

Around the town

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GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Janice Simcox! Quote of the Day “You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.” — Booker T. Washington Word of the Day Vespertinal — Of, like or pertaining to the evening Car Seat ...

Joby Topper is guest of Rotarians

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LOCK HAVEN — Joby Topper, Director of the Lock Haven University Library and Information Services was a guest speaker for a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven. Next year will be the 150th anniversary of the creation of Lock Haven University. Topper gave an ...

Elks raise funds for in-home nursing programs

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PHOTO PROVIDED Raising funds for charitable events is an ongoing process for many organizations. So it is with the Bellefonte Elks Lodge #1094, as they raise funds for the Elks Home Service Program, an in-home nursing services program for children and adults, funded entirely through the Elks. ...

Elks donate fruit platter to local scouts

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PHOTO PROVIDED At a recent Boy and Girl Scout swimming outing at the Park Forest Community Pool, the State College Elks Lodge #1600, donated a fruit platter to the event. Shown here are Elk member W. F. Reiber (left) and Elks Exalted Ruler Lynne Corl (right), making the donation.

Local briefs

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‘For The Bridal Boudoir’ luncheon Sept. 25 LOCK HAVEN — The next lunch program of Lock Haven Christian Women’s Club is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 25 at The Flemington Church of Christ, 714 Fairpoint Road, Allison Township. The theme for the luncheon is ”For The Bridal ...

Calendar of Events

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Sept. 18-21 —Annie Halenbake Ross Library annual book sale Sept. 18-21 on the library patio; Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20-21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday is “Bag Day” and shoppers will pay $5 ...

Geisinger Life Flight now carrying blood on board

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Each time a Geisinger Life Flight crew heads out for a call, they’re now grabbing a small cooler containing their latest life-saving tool: blood. The addition of blood being onboard all air ambulances and the ground transport unit means better care for critically injured patients before they ...

Police news – Sept. 17

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Williamsport man arrested on DUI charge MONTOURSVILLE — State Police at Montoursville arrested a Williamsport man along state Route 87 at 3:06 a.m. on Sept. 10. According to police, a 23-year-old Williamsport man was traveling north on state Route 87 when he rear-ended a vehicle being ...

SV Historical Society plans open house, chicken barbecue

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LOGANTON — Every September since the dedication of the Sugar Valley Historical Society Museum in 2012, the Sugar Valley Historical Society has celebrated National Museum Day by hosting an open house and chicken barbecue. This year will be no exception. Bring your family and friends and ...

County discusses role in Renovo row house situation

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LOCK HAVEN — At Monday’s work session, the county commissioners discussed the county’s involvement regarding the Renovo row homes on 14th Street which were declared uninhabitable last week. Clinton County Planner Kathryn deSilva said the homes are unsafe and a hazard to the people ...

Emergency services

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LOCK HAVEN— The following calls were made to the Clinton County Communications Center. Sept. 15 — At 6 a.m. fire companies from Lamar and Flemington, along with Flemington ambulance, responded to a vehicle accident on Route 80 Eastbound in Porter Township. The call ended at 9:12 a.m. ...

Lycoming judges rule medical marijuana use is a probation violation

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From PennLive WILLIAMSPORT – It is now a violation in Lycoming County if a person on probation uses medical marijuana, even if the individual has an identification card permitting its use. That was the ruling Thursday by three of the county judges who cited as their reason the federal ...