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PHARE grant explained at county meeting

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LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County commissioners heard about the submission of the 2019 PHARE application at Monday morning’s work session at the Piper Building. Grants administrator Gabe Caprio talked in depth about the PHARE grant. PHARE stands for Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and ...

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GOOD DAY and happy birthday to Jean Slaterbeck Word of the Day Magnicaudate — Having a long tail Quote of the Day “Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” — T.S. Ellio Special Olympics Spaghetti Dinner Clinton County Special Olympics ...

Teens getting a jump-start on higher education

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BY KATHLEEN BOLUS The Times-Tribune via AP More high school students than ever are taking advantage of discounted credits at local universities and college programs to get a jump-start on their postgrad schooling, especially at Valley View. Valley View High School has the most students ...

Local Briefs

Community

CMHS hosts Sensory Movie Night MILL HALL — Central Mountain High School’s School Wide Positive Behavior Club partnered with Lenny Lifts to provide the first-ever Sensory Movie Night. Sensory Movie Night is a night free of any and all judgment. Adjustments will be made specifically for ...

SVRC junior honored in Paint the Plow contest

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PHOTOS PROVIDED PennDOT made a certificate ­­­presentation Friday, Nov. 15 to McKenna Fox, a junior at Sugar Valley Rural Charter School. McKenna designed the artwork and then painted the plow. Sugar Valley finished second in overall, voted as “Fan Favorite” in online voting. 2019 ...

DUI crash alleged

Police, court and fires

BELLEFONTE — A 91-year-old Bellefonte woman was possibly driving under the influence of alcohol when her 1996 Toyocar van crashed along Axemann Road, Spring Township, Centre County on Nov. 3 at 4:32 p.m., state police at Rockview said. The driver was transported to Mount Nittany Medical ...

Local veterans participate in Montoursville ceremony

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PHOTO PROVIDED Sgt. Terry Banfill, left, and PFC Don Hills participated at the Veteran’s Day ceremony at the Montoursville Cemetery on Monday, Nov. 11. “These veterans, Sgt. Banfill and PFC Hills, have helped us since we began the Veteran’s Day ceremony at the Montoursville Cemetery. ...

Martin hints schedule changes in secondary schools

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MILL HALL — Toward the conclusion of last Thursday’s Keystone Central school board meeting, superintendent Jacquelyn Martin hinted that there may be some changes in scheduling in the future. According to Martin, the district is looking at making schedules more uniform. “Central ...

Attempted burglary at church

Police, court and fires

BELLEFONTE — State police at Rockview are investigating an attempted burglary that occurred at Greater Buffalo Run United Methodist Church in Bellefonte between Nov. 4 and 7. A suspect attempted to gain access into the church through a locked door, police said. Anyone with information is ...

Old Photo Album: Community volunteers prepare fields

Community

EXPRESS ARCHIVES A group of community volunteers and West Branch Soccer Club members help clean up new soccer fields along Farrandsville Road. They are, from left, Mark Stern, Betty Schantz, Ted McKnight, Don Dunkle, Don Harter, Karl Herrman, Abe Stauffer and Charlie Rosamilia. Kneeling is ...

Carrie Chapman Catt — A lifetime of political activism

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Editor’s Note: This is another in a series of articles on women’s suffrage. The articles will be published in The Express throughout the coming year, leading up to the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States on August 26, 2020. By BONITA HANNIS For The Express ...

Two charged with harassment

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LOYALSOCK — Two women, a 53-year-old of Jersey Shore and a 36-year-old of South Williamsport, were cited for harassment following an incident that occurred on Nov. 13 at 8:24 p.m. along East Third Street in Loyalsock Township, Lycoming County, state police at Montoursville said. Charges ...

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GOOD DAY and Happy 52nd Anniversary to Gary and Sharon Heverly Happy Birthday to Ryan Pentz Quote of the Day “Make your life a masterpiece; imagine no limitations on what you can be, have or do.” — Brian Tracy Word of the Day Empyreal — Of, like or pertaining to heaven; ...

4H Cloverbuds exceed food drive goal

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PHOTO PROVIDED Some area Thanksgiving dinners will be a little more bountiful this year thanks to the Renovo 4H Cloverbuds and their food drive that they undertook for the upcoming holiday. The group of 5-8 year olds under the guidance of Nicole DeMarte set a goal of at least 20 canned food ...

Malfunction leads to crash

Police, court and fires

BELLEFONTE — A car malfunction lead to a one vehicle crash on the Interstate 99 southbound entrance ramp in Benner Township, Centre County on Nov. 16 at 2:35 p.m., state police at Rockview said. Branden H. Jury, 20, of Bellefonte, was traveling on the roadway when his 2016 Chevrolet Cruze ...

Calendar of Events

Community

TODAY — Lock Haven Hospital Auxiliary meeting will be held at 1 p.m. in the Senior Activity Room in the Lock Haven Hospital, 24 Cree Drive. All members are welcome. There will be no meeting in December. —Veterans Dinner , 5 p.m., Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center at Lock Haven ...

White House urgently ramps up push for drug cost legislation

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By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON — The White House is ramping up its push to get a bill through Congress that curbs prescription drug costs, feeling a new urgency as the impeachment investigation advances amid the 2020 election campaign. The effort has progressed ...

Vehicle strikes deer

Police, court and fires

WOODWARD — A deer caused a crash along Penns Valley Road, Woodward, Centre County on Nov. 15 at 4:30 p.m., state police at Rockview said. Ronald W. Hertzog, 57, of State College, was traveling west when the deer entered the roadway and was struck by his 2004 Subaru Forester, police ...

Partisan divide seen in how local news should be propped up

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By DAVID BAUDER AP Media Writer NEW YORK — The nation’s partisan divide is evident when Americans are asked about what should be done to help the nation’s struggling local news industry. While two-thirds of Democrats say news organizations in need should be able to receive ...

Theft by stealth

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LOGANTON — Doreen Welshans, 56, of Loganton, was the victim of theft by stealth at 1915 E. Third St., Loyalsock Township, Lycoming County, on Oct. 30 at 8:38 a.m., state police at Montoursville said. Through an investigation Cecilia Sly, 63, of South Williamsport, was charged with ...