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Flaming Foliage Queens on display

Local news

KEVIN RAUCH/THE EXPRESS In anticipation of the upcoming 70th Annual Flaming Foliage Festival Weekend in October, the FFF committee hosted a social to kick off the upcoming weekend and events that lead up to it. Around 100 people stopped in to the Sons of Italy Sunday afternoon and were ...

Police news – Sept. 17

Police, court and fires

Vehicle strikes pole REBERSBURG — A driver of an unknown vehicle struck a utility pole along Route 880 near Broad Street in Miles Township at 8:02 a.m. Sept. 12, state police at Lewistown said. The driver fled the scene, continuing south on the roadway after hitting the pole, police ...

Texas Restaurant supports KC Culinary Arts Program

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — The Texas Restaurant celebrated its 100th birthday this summer and one of the many events included a guessing contest. The Anastos family recently donated the proceeds of the contest to the Keystone Central School District Career and Technical Center Culinary Arts program. ...

Emergency Services

Police, court and fires

The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communication Center. FRIDAY r At 7:14 a.m., South Renovo Citizen Hose and Renovo Emerald Fire Departments were called to Renovo Road, Noyes Township, for a fallen tree. The call was cleared at 7:36 a.m. r At 7:28 p.m., Lock Haven ...

Shocking warnings for White House

Local news

By JULIE PACE, CATHERINE LUCEY and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON — The prognosis for President Donald Trump and his party was grim. In a post-Labor Day briefing at the White House, a top Republican pollster told senior staff that the determining factor in the election ...

Around the town

Community

Good Day and Happy Birthday to Dianne Goodreau! Fall Festival McElhattan United Methodist Church will host a Community Fall Festival/Chicken Barbeque on Saturday, Oct. 6, starting at noon. The church will have lots of activities for the kids, including pony rides, train rides, free hot ...

Family won’t take in Elizabeth Smart’s kidnapper

Local news

By LINDSAY WHITEHURST Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Once an accomplished organ player in Salt Lake City, Wanda Barzee became a disturbing figure for members of her own family after she helped in the 2002 kidnapping of then-teenager Elizabeth Smart. Days before the ...

Ross Library receives gifts, donations

Community

LOCK HAVEN — The Ross Library has benefited from the following memorials, gifts and donations received from Aug. 1 to 31, 2018. IN MEMORY OF: Susan Antram from Mary Louise and Rick DeHaas; Barbara Barth from Sherry Barth; John Barth from Sherry Barth; Barbara L. Bowmaster from LHHS Class of ...

$2.5M bond for Border Patrol agent in killings of 4 in Texas

Local news

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON — A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor was jailed Sunday on $2.5 million bond in Texas, accused of killing at least four women and injuring a fifth who managed to escape. Juan David Ortiz, 35, was in custody in Laredo on four counts of murder ...

Calendar of events

Community

WEDNESDAY r Free screening of “Sherlock Gnomes” (PG), 1:30 p.m., Centre County Library and Historical Museum, 203 N. Allegheny St., Bellefonte, 814-355-1516, www.centrecountylibrary.org. ——— Send us the news of your event through our Virtual Newsroom at www.lockhaven.com, by ...

Local briefs

Community

CDL training opportunity extended MILL HALL — The registration deadline has been extended for a commercial driver’s license training for adults, scheduled to start Oct. 1. The new deadline to sign up is Sept. 24. The training will be held on the Central Mountain High School campus, ...

Woodward says ‘thank you’

Local news

Woodward Elementary students spend the afternoon with emergency service workers Students at Woodward Elementary School recently honored local emergency responders at the school’s Sixth Annual September 11 Ceremony. “While we realize (and it is hard to believe) that even this ...

‘Time Out’ at The Express

Community

More than 100 people packed into The Express community newspaper office in downtown Lock Haven during a “Time Out” open house Thursday night, held in collaboration with the Clinton County Economic Partnership. The office at 9 W. Main St. was decorated, and a large outdoor tent ...

New gift shop opens Sunday in Renovo

Business

By KEVIN RAUCH krauch@lockhaven.com RENOVO — When Claudia Botsford was a young girl growing up in the Jersey Shore area, her dad would often ask if she’d like to join him at work for the day. “Going to push posies today, want to come?” he would ask. Many occasions found a ...

BC Wesleyan to host Wehry Family

Religion

PHOTO PROVIDED Beech Creek Wesleyan Church will hold an outdoor service and concert Sunday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Wehry Family, a faith-based singing ministry from Northumberland, will give the concert. Randy and Wendy, along with their children Jared, Janessa, Jessalynn, Joshua and ...

McReas have the Garden of Month

Outdoors

PHOTO PROVIDED The September winners of Dogwood Circle’s Garden of the Month Award are Christine and Wayne McRea, 302 Cedar Lane, Mill Hall. Their gardens are neat and colorful with a mix of annuals, perennials and shrubs. Big colorful pots of dusty miller, dahlias, bacopa and calibrachoa ...

Fatal shooting of area man ruled self-defense

Local news

From staff reports AVIS — After a nearly year-long investigation, Clinton County District Attorney David A. Strouse has ruled the fatal shooting last year in Pine Creek Township was a case of self defense. “This is a clear example of the Pennsylvania Castle Doctrine,” he said Friday ...

Proceedings from district judges

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following court proceedings were held before district judges. - Jeremiah Lyle Ammerman, of Mackeyville, charged with four counts use/possession of drug paraphernalia, waived for court. - Keith A. Bennett, of Renovo, charged with failure to register with state police, ...