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Commissioners chime in on fishing pond

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — The Northcentral Fish and Boat Commission recently decided that fishing in the pond at Nature Park, in McElhattan, will no longer be allowed. The Wayne Township Recreation Board and local residents are upset, wanting to know why. They are not alone, as Clinton County ...

Jersey Shore Town Meeting stage dedicated

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED Started in 1993 over coffee at a local coffee shop in Jersey Shore, Joe Grieco and Jim Moltz started talking about a stage for the celebration. At that point Jim appointed Joe as chairman to raise funds to build the stage. It was completed in 1994 with the help of many local ...

Long addresses vandalism at Fallon Hotel

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LOCK HAVEN — Council Vice President Joel Long addressed the recent vandalism at The Fallon Hotel during last night’s city council meeting. This came after Carey Chisolm, who purchased the historic building in March, stopped by to introduce himself. “Lock Haven is a beautiful place, ...

A Look Back: Fun at the pool

Community

LOCK HAVEN — The Express staff recently found an interesting group of photos that include a swimming pool, kiddos and bags of gold fish. We’re unsure of when the photos were taken, where this event took place or who is pictured. We believe the pool is the one at the YMCA. If anyone has ...

Bellefonte Borough will get updated parking meters

Local news

BELLEFONTE -- Bellefonte is getting updated parking meters. At Monday night's Bellefonte Borough Council meeting, council approved the new meters. Close to 400 meters are necessary to replace the old meters. There will also be approximately 12 15-minute meters installed throughout town. ...

LHU alumna named 2019 Woman of Influence

Community

LOCK HAVEN — Deborah Suder, 1981 graduate of Lock Haven University and LHU council of trustees’ secretary, has been named one of Central Penn Business Journal’s 2019 Women of Influence. Suder has been the senior principal with the Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney government relations team in ...

Readers’ Choice Contest begins

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The Express community newspaper is happy to announce that its annual Readers’ Choice Contest is back again this year. This contest gives community members the opportunity to recognize the hard work and friendly service of the people and businesses in our region. Perhaps there is a ...

Around the town

Community

Good Day and Happy Birthday to Paula Grenninger! Quote of the Day “Nothing in the world is more common than unsuccessful people with talent.” — Anonymous Word of the Day Psychometry — Measurement of intelligence and psychological attributes Blueberry Breakfast Saturday ...

Karibu Arts honored by First Lady of PA

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — Deborah Kincaid founder of Karibu Arts, Inc., in Lock Haven, recently met with Gov. Tom Wolf’s wife, Frances Wolf, at State Correctional Institution Muncy to learn more about Karibu programs. Karibu Arts is a rehabilitation center where art workshops are offered at no charge ...

Centre County school retirees give back

Community

BELLEFONTE — Members of Centre County Association of School Retirees (CCASR) subscribe to the motto, “To serve, not be served” when they continue to support public education in the county. As school retirees these members recognize the need to continue to give back to the districts in ...

Old Photo Album: The El Rancho Boys

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED Members of country and western band, The El Rancho Boys. Pictured are Alvin Van Sickle on the banjo, Thomas Shearer with the trombone, Dorsey McGuire holding the trumpet, bassist James Franklin, pianist Robert Gutt, violinist Clyde Haupt, guitarist Herbert Probst and Lee Roy ...

Local briefs

Community

‘Let’s Have a Picnic’ Luncheon July 24 LOCK HAVEN — The next lunch program of Lock Haven Christian Women’s Club is scheduled for Wednesday, July 24, at Flemington Church of Christ, 714 Fairpoint Road, Allison Township. The theme for the luncheon is “Let’s Have a Picnic”. The ...

Calendar of Events

Community

TODAY ∫ The Porter Township Community Library Summer Program, 9-11 a.m., Porter Township community building; guest readers, crafts, games, activities, snacks and book selection. All toddlers, preschool, and elementary children are welcome for any or all sessions. ∫ Kid’s Night ...

Wayne Township up in arms over decision to prohibit fishing pond

Local news

McELHATTAN — The Wayne Township Recreation Board is angry by recent news that the Northcentral Fish and Boat Commission has decided that the fishing pond for children and handicapped people in Nature Park is not allowed. And they want to know why. They’re urging township residents ...

Old Photo Album: Do you know these men?

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED Recently, Mill Hall resident Vivienne Shay found this photo of two young men. It was hidden behind a framed picture which she purchased at an auction in Mill Hall. Vivienne is hoping to find who is in the photo or a relative of the two men. Anyone with information regarding ...

Pennsylvania Champions

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TIM WEIGHT/FOR THE EXPRESS The Keystone Intermediate squad poses with its championship banner after winning the Pennsylvania Championship Saturday. The team's roster is made up of Kevin Grenninger, Nate Wian, Connor Foltz, Elek Fravel, Brady Myers, Devin Snook, Gardner Fravel, Thomas ...

Helmet found near Riverside Terrace

Police, court and fires

LOCKPORT — Woodward Township Police are looking for the owner of a motorcycle helmet that was found on the berm of Riverside Terrace in Woodward Township on July 12. The owner may claim the helmet at the Woodward Township Police Department, 86 Riverside Terrace, police said.

Last day of Riverfest a success!

Community

KATHRYN KLINE/THE EXPRESS Community members gathered under sunny skies this past weekend for the annual Riverfest celebration at the Lockport Boat Launch in Woodward Township. The event included food stands with funnel cakes and snow-cones, as well as multiple craft stands and carnival ...

County Broadband Feasibility Study underway

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — Improvements to broadband internet and cell phone services may be coming to local residents over the next several years. SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) and Clinton, Lycoming, Northumberland and Union counties are conducting a broadband survey to assess current broadband ...