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JSHS to perform ‘Who’s Crazy Now?’

Arts and Culture

JERSEY SHORE — Antics of former teachers in an insane asylum will bring plenty of laughter to audiences in the upcoming performance of “Who’s Crazy Now?” at Jersey Shore Senior High School. The show is being performed Nov. 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. ...

Season’s first storm

Local news

From staff reports The season’s first major winter storm is upon us. The National Weather Service has a “Winter Storm Warning” in effect through Friday morning. Heavy but mixed precipitation is forecast. Heavy snow and sleet will move in from the south during the late morning ...

KCSD deals with second case of MRSA

Local news

From staff reports FARWELL - The Keystone Central School District has reported a second case of a student contracting MRSA in just five weeks. District Superintendent Dr. Alan J. Lonoconus issued a public statement Wednesday morning, saying school officials were “made aware that a student ...

LOCAL BRIEFS

Community

Kids can get free new shoes Saturday LOCK HAVEN — Kids and teens from eligible families can find new sneakers or shoes at the Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank this Saturday. The Shoe Bank will be open Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St. (two ...

Prison inmates on the rise

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McELHATTAN - There are more inmates in the prison. The Clinton County Prison Board met Wednesday and released the latest figures showing a 46-percent rise in the number of inmates versus a year ago. However, the majority of the detainees are not from Clinton County, meaning cells at the ...

Dear Annie

Community

Dear Annie: I recently moved to a noisy downtown apartment building. I’m a pretty deep sleeper, but the noise level at my new place is challenging even for my normally sound slumbers. I would just wear earplugs to bed, but I’m worried that would keep me from waking up to my alarm in the ...

Fire at Curt’s Smokin’ Ribs, but business remains open

Local news

SARAH SMELTZ/THE EXPRESS Firefighters from multiple area companies were called to Curt’s Smokin’ Ribs at 243 Pennsylvania Ave. in Bald Eagle Township, just outside of Mill Hall, for a fire at the eatery’s outside pavilion. The call went out just after 2:30 p.m. with a reported ...

To Your Good Health

Community

There is no good early-screening tool for pancreatic cancer BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: It is my understanding that there is no early-screening test for pancreatic cancer, and it is typically not diagnosed until it is very advanced, hence the high mortality rate. My late loved ...

Interstices; The Space Between by Lynn Anne Verbeck

Arts and Culture

BELLEFONTE — Artist Lynn Anne Verbeck will be showcasing her work for “Interstices; The Space Between” at the Bellefonte Art Museum in the Pottery Gallery from now until Nov. 25. “I create biomorphic forms designed with both configuration and function in mind,” Verbeck said in her ...

Ferocious fires spark concern over major health consequences

Local news

By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer Smoke masks. Eye drops. No outdoor exercise. This is how Californians are trying to cope with wildfires choking the state, but experts say an increase in serious health problems may be almost inevitable for vulnerable residents as the disasters become ...

Anne Buchanan showcasing at the Sieg Gallery

Arts and Culture

BELLEFONTE — After 30 years of doing research in genetics in the Anthropology department at Penn State University, Anne Buchanan began to draw. “Although visual art is very different from science in many ways, I find that still both are explorations of truth, each a continuing process of ...

Around the Town

Community

GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Gary Alley ... Bella Hoy. Weather postpones author visit The author visit by Marjorie Maddox-Hafer scheduled for tonight at the Ross Library has been postponed due to the weather. The visit is now scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 29, at 3:45 p.m. YHEC ...

Schlow hosts an evening with Mimi Barash Coppersmith

Arts and Culture

STATE COLLEGE — Schlow Centre Region Library will host An Evening with Mimi Barash Coppersmith on Tuesday, Nov. 27 in the Downsbrough Community Room. The free event begins at 6:30 p.m. Coppersmith, or Mimi as everyone knows her, is founder of “Town&Gown” magazine and a longtime State ...

‘The Santaland Diaries’ to play at Haywoods

Arts and Culture

LOCK HAVEN — Tickets are now available for “The Santaland Diaries” playing on Saturday Dec. 1, at 8 p.m., at Haywoods on the Green. For those who like a little early Christmas cheer come out for an evening with Crumpet, a starving artist turned Macy’s Elf, who deals with bad Santas, ...

Beatles Go Big Band presented by Zeropoint Big Band

Arts and Culture

STATE COLLEGE – Throughout the year, The State Theatre partners with many nonprofits to raise money and awareness for others. Over the last few years, the theatre has had a signature show to raise funds for the theater itself, which is also a nonprofit. Past signature shows have been to ...

EVENTSPLANNER

Arts and Culture

TOP SHOWS NOV. 27 - Soweto Gospel Choir 7:30 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium, 102 Eisenhower Rd., State College https://cpa.psu.edu/home MUSIC TODAY - Dar Williams 8 p.m., The State Theatre, 130 W. College Ave., State College. Tickets: front orchestra - $30 plust $4.50 fee; orchestra ...