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Bellefonte man killed in crash Wednesday

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STATE COLLEGE — Robert Bloom, 47, of Bellefonte, was killed in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on Route 322, between the College Avenue and Elmwood Street overpasses, according to State College police. Bloom was the driver of a vehicle that was struck by a car operated by an unnamed ...

Students plan ‘5K Run for Residents’ as senior project

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LOCK HAVEN — Central Mountain High School student Jocelyn Wallace, and David Kramer, a student at Jersey Shore High School, are organizing a “5K Run for Residents” event as their senior projects to benefit Susque-View Home. Susann Triponey, director of rehabilitation at Susque-View, ...

Dr. Muhammad Kashif joins Lung Center staff

Health

WILLIAMSPORT— Muhammad Kashif, MD, has joined the staff at the Lung Center at UPMC Susquehanna. Dr. Kashif received his medical degree from Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y. and he completed his internal medicine residency and fellowship in pulmonary medicine at Bronx ...

County fills seven correctional officer vacancies

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LOCK HAVEN — There will be seven new correctional officers working for the Clinton County Correctional Facility moving forward. The Clinton County Commissioners voted unanimously to hire the replacements to fill vacancies at the prison on Thursday morning. Full-time officers hired ...

LOCAL BRIEFS

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Penn College offers courses for SATs WILLIAMSPORT — Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology is offering a course to help high school students prepare for the standardized test used as an admissions tool by many institutions of higher ...

Hearing aids are adjustable, but am I?

Health

I have written recent articles about the adjustability of digital hearing aids. After the second of these articles was published someone asked me, “Yes, but will I adjust to the hearing aids?” That is a great question. The very last thing I say to patients as they leave my office with ...

Scarnati introduces new bill on open primaries in Pa.

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From staff reports HARRISBURG - Last night, Senator Joe Scarnati sent out a statement introducing a new senate bill, which would allow for open primaries in Pennsylvania. “I am pleased to introduce Senate Bill 1234 to allow for open primaries in Pennsylvania. This bill is a bi-partisan ...

Help others by helping yourself first

Health

If you take care of a family member or loved one with a long-term medical condition, you might often put yourself last. It’s understandable-you want to make sure that the other person is always taken care of, especially if you feel you’re the only one who can really give them the help that ...

Accused arsonist waives preliminary hearing

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LOCK HAVEN — William Robert Benfield. who admitted he started a fire in a trash can in the stairwell of the Fallon Hotel in September 2017, waived his right to a public hearing Thursday and his case moves on through the Clinton County Court system. Benfield, 23, of 200 East Main St., Apt. ...

Howard Happenings

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ADVENT SALE Advent Church and Historical Museum will hold their fall yard and bake sale on Sept. 14 from 9-5 and on Sept. 15 from 9-noon. Donations of good, clean and working yard sale items have been dropped off at the big tent that has been set up at the church. Baked goods were dropped off ...

Old photo album

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EXPRESS ARCHIVES Town of Howard celebrates bicentennial In 1976, the community of Howard celebrated the nation’s bicentennial by planting a number of decorative plants. The people may have been members of the Howard Civic Club, but we don’t know their names. We also don’t know exactly ...

CORRECTION

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In an article printed on Sept. 12, “Elections discussed for Centre County and Bellefonte, ” Centre County Commissioner Michael Pipe’s quote about the number of precincts locally affected by state regulations was incomplete as printed. The quote should read: “There are five precincts ...

Dear Annie

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Dear Annie: I have been overweight my entire life. Because of a diabetes scare a couple of years ago, I lost 50 pounds, primarily through running and modifying my diet. My self-esteem has greatly improved because I now have more energy to keep up with my kids and can go for longer walks with my ...

To Your Good Health

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International travelers still must be aware of the Zika virus BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: My son and his new wife went on a dream honeymoon that has since turned into a nightmare. They went to Costa Rica and of course were bitten by mosquitoes. Upon returning home, they were told ...

Calendar of Events

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TODAY - “Free yard sale,” 9 a.m.-2 p.m., God’s Eternal Life Church, 30 Woodward Ave., Dunnstown, across from Mini Mart. - Free program on Medicare fraud by PA Senior Medicare Patrol, 10 a.m., Ross Library, 232 W. Main St., Lock Haven, 570-748-3321, www.rosslibrary.org. - Opening ...

Around the Town

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Good Day and Happy Birthday to Nancy Miller! Word of the Day Eponym — A person whose name is or is thought to be the source of the name of something, such as a city or country. Quote of the Day “The greatest remedy for anger is delay.” — Lucius Annaeus Seneca It’s ...

WSCS honors donors at soccer field

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AVIS — Walnut Street Christian School honored its many donors on Friday, Sept. 7 with a new memorial wall and patio at its soccer field behind Avis Building Supply. Names of those who have donated in the past to the school are listed on both the stone wall as well as etched into some of ...

POLICE NEWS — SEPT 13

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Car strikes concrete barrier MONTOURSVILLE — A Honda Civic LX driven by Jason Laninger, 30, of Jersey Shore, was traveling north on Route 15 when he traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a concrete barrier at 6:15 a.m. Monday morning, according to state police at ...

Conservation District makes annual tour

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From staff reports LAMAR — The 2018 Clinton County Conservation District held its annual tour recently and made two stops. Both locations are current National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitted sites in Porter Township. The purpose of the tour is multi-faceted. ...