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What’s coming in impeachment: The inquiry goes public

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WASHINGTON (AP) — For only the fourth time in U.S. history, the House of Representatives has started a presidential impeachment inquiry. House committees are trying to determine whether President Donald Trump violated his oath of office by asking Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe ...

No injuries in two-vehicle crash

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FLEMINGTON — Nobody was hurt in a two-car accident at 5:14 p.m. on Oct. 27 on Woods Avenue in Flemington, according to state police at Lamar. Drivers were Kiera J. Smith, 19, of Lock Haven, and Brandon A. Hamm, 32, of Lock Haven. Police said Smith was westbound on Woods Avenue when she ...

Centre Foundation awards $100,000 grant to ACRES Project

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STATE COLLEGE – On Thursday, Centre Foundation awarded the 2019 Centre Inspires grant to ACRES Project at their annual dinner. The $100,000 grant will support the development of a community aquaponics greenhouse that aims to provide employment and workplace readiness skills for adults with ...

UN reports increasing violations of Iran nuclear deal

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By KIYOKO METZLER, DAVID RISING and JON GAMBRELL Associated Press VIENNA — Uranium particles of man-made origin have been discovered at a site in Iran not declared to the United Nations, the U.N. atomic watchdog agency said Monday as it confirmed a litany of violations by Tehran of the ...

Teens suffer injuries

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MILL HALL — A 17-year-old female from Loganton and a 16-year-old male passenger from Blanchard were transported to Lock Haven Hospital with minor injuries after the driver lost control of her 2005 Ford Ranger, causing the vehicle to roll over multiple times before coming to rest on the driver ...

Clinton County Democrats clean up Island Road

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LOCK HAVEN - On Oct. 19, 15 volunteers from the Clinton County Democrats gathered to clean up the Island Road in Lock Haven and Castanea Township. The Clinton County Democratic Committee (CCDC) last year agreed to participate in the Adopt-A-Highway program offered by the Pennsylvania ...

Utah death-row inmate featured in best-selling book dies

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By BRADY McCOMBS Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah death-row inmate who killed his brother's wife and her toddler in 1984 because of his strong polygamist beliefs, in a case made famous by the book "Under the Banner of Heaven," has died of natural causes, prison officials said ...

Drug possession

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MILL HALL — Justin Haugh, 38, of Lock Haven was suspected of being under the influence of alcohol and a controlled substance when he stopped for a traffic violation on Main Street in Mill Hall, according to state police at Lamar. Police said Haugh was also in possession of a controlled ...

Old Photo Album: A trip to Oz

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A group of Nippenose Valley Elementary School students pose for a photo in preparation for their performance of “The Wizard of Oz” in the 1990s. Front kneeling are the Cowardly Lion played by Karen Bergstrom and Toto played by Francine Cannon. Standing are the Tin Man played by Jeff Breon; ...

One hurt in accident

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LAMAR — Toshia Gentzyel, 31, of Renovo was taken to Lock Haven Hospital with what police described as injuries of unknown severity following a two vehicle accident at 2:47 p.m. on Nov. 6, on Nittany Valley Drive at the intersection with Peach Orchard Road in Porter Township. The other ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY and Happy 61st Birthday to Renee Taylor of Lock Haven. Word of the Day Lactescent — Secreting milk Happy Birthday to Pearle-Marie S. Corl of Bellefonte, 35 today. Quote of the Day “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the ...

Car hits guiderail

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MILL HALL — A driver was not hurt when she lost control of her car on the Renovo Road and it struck a guiderail, state police at Lamar reported. Vicki Keener, 56, of Cross Fork was westbound uphill on the Renovo Road when she lost control due to speed and weather conditions, police said. ...

Criminal mischief

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BEECH CREEK — Craig Knecht, 29, of Centre Hall has been charged with criminal mischief after he allegedly damaged a door of a house on Stonehouse Lane, Beech Creek Township, on Nov. 7, state police at Lamar said. An exterior door had $150 damage, police said. Charges were filed at the ...

Emergency Services

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LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were made to the Clinton County Communications Center. SUNDAY — At 5:26 p.m., fire departments from Wayne Township, Mill Hall and Howard responded to a wild fire on Whitetail Mountain Forest Road in Beech Creek Township. The call ended at 7:47 p.m.

Long-lost flag tells a story of love, war and pride

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BEECH CREEK — It was May 27, 1944 when a 19-year-old Beech Creek man died while serving his country. Now, some 65 years later, the death of that handsome young man — Pvt. Harold R. Walker — has resurfaced in a big way as family members have found the American Flag that was used at ...

Vehicle strikes tree

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JERSEY SHORE — Iwao K. Tanaka, 41, of Jersey Shore, was not injured following a one vehicle accident along Cold Water Town Road, Bastress Township, Lycoming County on Nov. 8 at 7:47 a.m., state police at Montoursville said. Tanaka was traveling east on the roadway when his 2013 Lexus RX450H ...

Old Photo Album: Future Farmers of America

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PHOTO PROVIDED Pictured are area Future Farmers of America participants between 1955 and 1957. In front holding the banner are Stanley (Bud) Rickert and unknown. Kneeling, from left, are Charlie Altier, unknown, Gene Altier, Bill Vondada, unknown, Dean Moore, Jerry Peters, Don Hanley and ...

Next steps for Keystone after vote against SV charter renewal

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LOGANTON — Following a vote by the Keystone Central School Board Wednesday to not renew the charter for Sugar Valley Rural Charter School, a three-step process is triggered to deal with the issue, according to Tracie Kennedy, CEO for the school. Noting that the school was not surprised by ...

Emergency Services

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LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communications Center. FRIDAY — At 1:56 a.m., Lock Haven Fire Department, Lock Haven EMS and Lock Haven Police Department were called to a motor vehicle accident with injuries along South Fairview Street. The call was ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY and Happy Anniversary to Rick and Trudy Snyder Happy Birthday to Don Fowler, Emily Jameson and Donald Flick Quote of the day “Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston Churchill Word of the day Conurbation — ...