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Congressman Tom Marino announces resignation

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WILLIAMSPORT - Congressman Tom Marino (PA-12) has announced his resignation as U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district. "As of Jan. 23, 2019, I am officially stepping down from Congress," Marino, 66, said in a written statement released to the media on Thursday. ...

Groves sentenced to 10 to 20 years

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LOCK HAVEN - Loyd W. Groves, who was found guilty of third degree murder on Dec. 3, 2018, was sentenced to 10 to 20 years in state prison for the murder of Kathy Dolan Heckel Thursday evening. Senior Judge Kenneth Brown, who presided over the case, imposed the maximum sentence set in place in ...

Winter Storm Watch issued

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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the Central Pennsylvania region, effective Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. "Snow, heavy at times, followed by heavy mixed precipitation is possible. Total snow accumulations of 9 to 13 inches, with localized amounts ...

Drug arrest in Woodward Township

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From staff reports DUNNSTOWN – An early Wednesday morning raid on a mobile home in Woodward Township resulted in the arrest of one man for suspected drug trafficking. District Attorney Dave Strouse announced that Keith Freeman, of 129 Woodward Ave., Lot 5, was arrested following a ...

Time to duel

Community

LOCK HAVEN — The heart of the cards was brought to the heart of Lock Haven on Saturday, Jan. 12, as local card shop and game store Nerd Haven was able to attract an incredible 213 players for a Yu-Gi-Oh tournament. The event was a Regional Qualifier tournament, with the top 32 competitors ...

CCAC to kick off 2019 exhibit season

Arts and Culture

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Arts Council will open their 2019 exhibit season at The Station Gallery on Friday, Jan. 25. A reception will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the gallery, 2 E. Bald Eagle St., Lock Haven. The exhibit is the “2019 Combined CCAC and BEAL Juried Exhibit.” ...

New Keystone super to be hired tonight

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MILL HALL — Keystone Central School District superintendent candidate Jacquelyn Martin is expected to be hired at tonight’s school board meeting. Martin’s hiring is one of several items on the voting agenda. Her contract (salary and benefits) - if approved - will be effective Feb. ...

Calendar of events

Community

JAN. 17 - Community lunch, Lamar United Methodist Church, noon. Pork, sauerkraut, hot Dogs, mashed potatoes, applesauce and pudding. All are welcome to attend. JAN. 19 - Pennsylvania Military Museum educator Joe Horvath will lead the audience in an exploration on the evolution of ...

Celebrate the Chinese New Year at the Schwab Auditorium

Arts and Culture

STATE COLLEGE—“Sounds of China,” one of the Asian country’s contemporary folk ensembles, will make its Penn State debut at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, in Schwab Auditorium. The performance will feature new arrangements of traditional Chinese melodies and will coincide with Chinese New ...

Planning board tables zoning amendment, despite opposition

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LOCK HAVEN — It was a full house at the county’s Piper Building on Tuesday night, as the Clinton County Planning Commission board held its monthly meeting, and plenty of concerned citizens came out to oppose a request. The request pertains to the Woolrich lodge property at 169 Brayton ...

Darlene Love is coming to the Community Arts Center

Arts and Culture

WILLIAMSPORT — Darlene Love, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legend, will perform at the Community Arts Center on Feb. 1, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.! Tickets are available now and can be purchased at CACLive.com or by calling the box office at 570-326-2424. The New York Times raved, “Darlene ...

Jersey Shore Borough applying for housing rehab grant

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From staff reports JERSEY SHORE — Jersey Shore Borough will be applying for a housing rehabilitation grant to pay for needed repairs to residents’ homes, and homeowners are encouraged to apply. Eligible repairs include structural, roofing, plumbing, electrical, heating/furnace, window ...

Comedian Eliot Chang coming to Williamsport

Arts and Culture

WILLIAMSPORT — Stand-up comedian Eliot Chang will be returning to Arthaus Projects at 140 W. Fourth St., Williamsport on Friday, Jan. 25. Eliot Chang has been seen on two of his own Comedy Central Half Hour specials, E!’s “Chelsea Lately,” and Showtime. His viral videos have ...

Police News — Jan. 17

Local news

Police arrest Howard man for string of thefts HOWARD — State Police at Rockview investigated a case of theft and receiving stolen property that has taken place for the past three years. Police say that Thomas Lee Bowes, 36, of Howard has taken numerous items from area sheds for the ...

Old photo album

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED Banquet held to celebrate Midget League Pictured is an end of season banquet for the Renovo area Midget League Football and Basketball teams. For approximately 30 years, Mr. Lew Logue, whose name can be seen on a poster hung on the bleachers, made sure the midget program was ...

Laugh for a Cause

Arts and Culture

MILL HALL — Leadership Clinton County proudly announces a Comedy Show Fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 2, in the banquet room of Haywood’s on the Green in Mill Hall. Showtime is at 7 p.m. with the doors opening at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased by stopping by the Clinton ...

Pennsylvania sued over limits on state coverage of abortion

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HARRISBURG (AP) — The operators of 15 abortion clinics sued Pennsylvania on Wednesday in a bid to persuade state courts to reverse a decades-old decision upholding limits on the use of state Medicaid dollars to cover abortions. The lawsuit, filed in Commonwealth Court, seeks an order ...

Dear Annie: Depression strikes

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Editor’s Note: Annie Lane is off this week. The following column was originally published in October 2016. ——— Dear Annie: I want people to know that depression can happen to someone even if her life appears wonderful. I know from experience. A few years ago, I had just married a ...

Regina Carter to perform Jan. 31 at CPA

Arts and Culture

STATE COLLEGE — If someone can evoke the sound and spirit of one of the most beloved jazz vocalists of all time—without being a singer herself—it’s Regina Carter. The jazz violinist will make her sixth appearance on a Penn State stage to honor Ella Fitzgerald in concert at 7:30 p.m. ...