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Bellefonte council hears business idea

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BELLEFONTE — Bellefonte may be getting a new type of business: one that brings together tattoos and art. “I think it could help the borough expand commercially and reach out to the art community,” said Gabrielle Yunis, 24, of Pleasant Gap, who would be opening the new tattoo studio ...

Veteran’s honors listed

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These are the decorations and awards that Gaylon Klobe received during his time in the military. United States AWARDS r Special Forces TAB r Two awards of The Combat Infantry Badge r Master Parachute Wings r Bronze Star Medal with Valor Device and 5 Oak Leaf Clusters (OLCs) r Air ...

Around the Town

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Good Day And Happy 16th Birthday to Devin Serafini! Word of the Day Nescient — Lacking knowledge; ignorant. Quote of the Day “Sincerity is the way to heaven.” — Mencius Bird walk A Lycoming Audubon bird walk, looking for waterfowl as well as raptors such as bald eagles and ...

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‘Just clowning around’

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This photo was printed in The Express community newspaper in 1990. It shows Bill English receiving a gift of balloons for his 18th birthday, which was Feb. 27 of that year. The balloons were given on Feb. 28 by Jean Klinger and Doyle Klinger, age 3 and a half.

Create a vehicle preparedness kit

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METRO — Breaking down while driving can be unnerving, potentially delaying trips and stranding motorists and their passengers for lengthy periods of time. However, for those with well-equipped emergency preparedness kits in their vehicles trunks, breakdowns can be much easier to ...

Headlights matter: Ways aging drivers can see better at night

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METRO — Many drivers are less comfortable driving at night than during the daytime. Despite the fact that far more vehicles are on the road during the daytime than at night, studies have shown that approximately 65 percent of accidents occur at night. Many of those accidents and much of ...

Safety measures

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METRO — Winter weather causes many people to retreat indoors until the spring thaw. However, for those who embrace the cooler temperatures or find that life must go on despite snow and ice, taking inventory of their vehicles is a must before the first snowflakes start to fall. Tire care ...

Prevent breakdowns

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METRO — Many drivers have experienced the misfortune of getting into their vehicles only to realize their engines won’t turn over. Although there may be plenty of reasons why a car will not start, quite frequently a dead battery is to blame. Car batteries can last for five years or ...

Be alert for snow squalls

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With wintry winds and snow in the forecast, PennDOT reminds motorists to slow down, pay attention and use caution on area roadways, especially during snow squalls that may occur. Motorists always should be alert for sudden squalls which can strike with little or no warning and quickly ...

Safely avoid winter hazards

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METRO — Winter can be a beautiful time of year, particularly when freshly fallen snow blankets the landscape. However, winter is also a time fraught with potential peril. The same winter weather that makes landscapes so pristine can make roads and walkways - and even being outside - ...

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Local volunteers pull Sharon Boatman to dry land after rescuing her from her flooded car, seen in the distance, on Island Route in Dunnstable Township.

‘It wasn’t my day’

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By LANA MUTHLER lmuther@lockhaven.com WOOLRICH — She said she doesn’t know why, but she “always” takes Island Route when she’s going to Lock Haven. She also said she’d “never drive through water across the road.” On Saturday morning, Sharon Boatman followed her ...

Police News – Jan. 15

Police, court and fires

Inappropriate contact with minor, alleged LINDEN — Steven Matthew Winchester, 23, of 123 Harvest Moon Park, Linden is accused of indecent assault and corruption of the morals of a minor after he allegedly had inappropriate contact with a minor under the age of 12 in Woodward Twp, Lycoming ...

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Old Photo Album

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PHOTO PROVIDED Do you know these Renovo graduates? The story of this graduation photo must have started on the happy day it was taken, but over the many years between then and more recent times, the photograph was relegated to an attic. A woman found it — with no names, year, or any ...

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Officials relieved as ice moves down river

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SARAH SMELTZ/THE EXPRESS Local officials were keeping a close eye on the Susquehanna River on Saturday morning as the river rose quickly and prompted a meeting to talk about the need to close the flood gates on the levee. The river was scheduled to crest at 1 p.m. at 18 feet.... which is ...

Emergency Services

Police, court and fires

The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communications Center. SATURDAY r At 10:03 a.m., the Sugar Valley Fire Department was called to I-80 Westbound at mile marker 191, Greene Twp. for a tractor trailer fire. The call was cleared at 10:21 a.m. r At 10:33 a.m., the ...

Around the town

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Good Day and Happy Birthday to Donald Weaver! Word of the Day Elegiac — Having a mournful quality. Quote of the Day “The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.” – Dr. Joyce ...

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Ice moves out of Renovo

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KEVIN RAUCH/THE EXPRESS All that remained Saturday morning from Friday night’s flooding of the River Road at North Bend was large chunks of ice along the banks of the river. People could be seen all evening and into the nighttime hours observing the breaking of the ice that had frozen ...

Flexible Fliers and Lightning Guiders

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So, while we had lots of thrills, spills, and chills spending the day sled riding behind Peter’s Steps, we injected an added level of excitement, which at times bordered on terror, by sled riding at night. Now, all the stars and planets had to be in correct alignment, literally, to make ...

Fighting back

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By KEVIN MCKEE kmckee@lockhaven.com MILL HALL — In December, Keystone Central School Board member Roger Elling posed this question: “What if we cut the entire CTE (Career and Technical Education) program?” He acknowledged that asking the question would likely make him the “bad ...