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Vet hosts memorial hike to a forgotten grave

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — Rick Bressler may not have originally intended to dive deeply into local legends — but now he’s discovered something of a mission doing just that. It started innocuously enough. “I was doing a work study at the Veterans of Foreign Wars benefits center, under Dave ...

Police news — Friday, April 20

Police, court and fires

Mental evaluation FLEMINGTON — State police at Lamar were called to 1175 W. 4th St. on April 11 for reports of a woman running around a church naked saying she needed to be Christianized. The incident occurred at 11:14 a.m. and the woman, whose name was not listed, was transported to Lock ...

What’s happening in Howard? By Tammy Coakley

Community

UPCOMING EVENTS Howard Area Lions Club Litter Patrol will be cleaning up the local roadways on Saturday, April 21. Lions are to meet at the Howard VFW Club at 8 a.m. to begin clean-up operations. Give a friendly wave to those picking up trash when you see them. Howard Area Lions Bingo ...

Susan H. Krieger joins Mt. Nittany staff

Health

STATE COLLEGE — Susan Hostetter Krieger, MD, has been named Mount Nittany Medical Center’s medical director of palliative care services. Dr. Krieger’s philosophy of care focuses simply on being there for each patient and their loved ones, she says. “Patients and caregivers become ...

But not forgotten

Local news

Editor’s Note: Matt Connor, a former columnist for the Lock Haven Express, was a contributing writer and managing editor of Mountain Home magazine, the regional magazine of the Twin Tiers, based in Wellsboro. Matt won a 2010 Keystone Press Award from the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association for ...

St. Luke’s Reformed Church Sunday school

Community

EXPRESS ARCHIVES A Sunday school class at St. Luke’s Reformed Church poses in the 1880s or 1890s. The teacher is Mabel Myers Fogelman, seated at center in a wicker chair. We don’t have all the names, but we do know the girls shown include Erma Harder Barrett, Miss Yufer, Clair Rokenbrode ...

ICELAND Trip benefits Historical Society

Community

Ray McGill, left, owner of Nittany Travel of Lock Haven, presents a check for more than $4,000 to Clinton County Historical Society Board members, from left, Nancy Merinar, Janine Bruno, Ronna Thompson, John Gradel and Kathy Arndt. The funds raised were a result of a recent seven-day trip to ...

Five things every man should know about testicular cancer

Health

This year, the American Cancer Society estimates there will be 9,310 new cases of testicular cancer in the U.S., as well as 400 deaths. While it is an uncommon type of cancer, testicular cancer is a serious condition that can spread throughout the body and become deadly. Luckily, when it’s ...

County honors MIS department

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LOCK HAVEN — Clinton County Commissioners honored the county Management Information Systems (MIS) department Thursday for its excellence in data management and creative, technological solutions to county problems. Last week, the MIS staff received the Governor’s Award for Local Government ...

LHU geology students use new augmented reality sandbox

Community

LOCK HAVEN— The geology program at Lock Haven University has a powerful new educational tool to help students learn geologic and hydrologic concepts, such as landscape topography, how to read contour lines on a topographic map, and watershed processes. The hands-on augmented reality (AR) ...

HEALTH BRIEFS

Health

Preventing and treating shoulder pain PLEASANT GAP — A discussion on shoulder health and healing is planned on Wednesday, April 25, at HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, 550 W. College Ave., Pleasant Gap. The event will be held from 4-5:30 p.m. Geisinger orthopaedic ...

Clinton County Prison Warden John Rowley retires

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LOCK HAVEN — After nearly three years running the Clinton County Correctional Facility, Warden John Rowley is retiring. County Commissioners Pete Smeltz and Paul Conklin approved his retirement, “with regrets,” at their voting meeting Thursday. “You came here with an excellent ...

Preventing progression of testicular cancer

Health

One in 250 men will develop testicular cancer in his lifetime. It has increased in recent decades and affects younger men, typically between the ages 14 and 44. Fortunately, when detected early, it is highly curable. Part of the male reproductive system, the testes are located within the ...

Local briefs

Local news

Walmart offers free health screenings MILL HALL — Walmart in Mill Hall, and all Central Pennsylvania Walmart stores, will host the second Walmart Wellness Day event of the year on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free health screening event provides people in the community an ...

Penns Valley Conservation to host creek cleanup, tree planting

Local news

By AMBER MORRIS For The Express COBURN — The Penns Valley Conservation Association will be hosting a few upcoming events, which revolve around this weekend’s Earth Day, that will help to make the world a better place. CREEK CLEANUP Every April the PVCA organizes a stream bank ...

Calendar of events

Local news

TODAY r Snydertown Community Yard Sale Day, with rummage and bake sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church. r Yard and bake sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Laurel Run United Methodist Church, 2899 Laurel Run Road, Beech Creek, off Route 150 between Mill Hall and Beech Creek. To donate items for ...

Around the Town

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Good Day To Spencer McCoy! Rockview DMV to close The Rockview Driver License Center will be closed from Monday, April 23 until Saturday, May 12 for renovations. Customers with a scheduled non-commercial driver license test between these dates should report to the center on their ...

Officials aim to make Clinton County more bike friendly

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — Driving along the McElhattan bridge, you might notice a biking and walking trail that snakes under it. That trail is 2.2 miles of the planned 11.5-mile Clinton County Rail Trail, and it’s already in use quite regularly. The Rail Trail “is our No. 1 priority as Clinton ...

Police: Woman threatens to stab, kill man

Police, court and fires

JERSEY SHORE — Trina Horn, 38, of Jersey Shore, has been charged by state police at Montoursville with terroristic threats after she allegedly threatened to stab and kill a 58-year-old Jersey Shore man. Police were called to an address on Route 287 in Mifflin Township at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, ...