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Woodward Twp. to pave Croak Hollow Road

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By LAURA JAMESON ljameson@lockhaven.com LOCKPORT — It looks like Croak Hollow Road in Woodward Township will be paved sometime this year. Township supervisors Tuesday night said the township will receive a $175,000 PennDOT MultiModal grant to pay for the work. “This is the first ...

LHU professor collaborates with local artist

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LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University professor, Marjorie Maddox (Hafer), and local artist, Karen Elias, recently collaborated on several poetry/photography projects. Elias created the composite photograph, “Snow Heart,” in response to Maddox’s poem, “Treacherous Driving,” which ...

Bellefonte eyes turning quarry into park

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By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE — Bellefonte Mayor Tom Wilson and a group of residents who want to turn a local quarry into a tourist attraction made a presentation at Tuesday night’s Bellefonte Borough meeting. Christina Platt, a senior at Penn State, gave a ...

Scouts work on Snow Sports merit badge

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PHOTO PROVIDED Scouting BSA Boy Troop 54 from Beech Creek-Blanchard is working on its Snow Sports merit badge. Some of the requirements are learning the hazards you could encounter in the winter, administering first aid, the procedure for reporting snow-related accidents, learning the ...

City hires firm for East Church Street streetscape

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By LAURA JAMESON ljameson@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven City Council awarded two contracts, approved a grant-supported purchase and a request from PennDOT at this week’s meeting. Council approved the grant-supported engineering design for the East Church Street streetscape ...

Old photo album: Owners of the Mill Hall Pharmacy

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EXPRESS ARCHIVES Owners of the Mill Hall Pharmacy We believe this is a photo of the owner and pharmacist of the Mill Hall Pharmacy. We’re unsure of who is pictured and when the photo was taken. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Laura Jameson at ljameson@lockhaven.com or ...

Grammy Awards recognize artists presented by the CPA at PSU

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STATE COLLEGE—Cecile McLorin Salvant and Soweto Gospel Choir, artists who are part of the Center for the Performing Arts 2018–19 season, were among the winners when the 2019 Grammy Awards were announced Sunday, Feb. 10. Musicians presented by the Center for the Performing Arts in previous ...

IDP’s ‘Parents as Teachers’ program earns Blue Ribbon

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By LAURA JAMESON ljameson@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — The Infant Development Program’s Parents as Teachers program earned Blue Ribbon Affiliates status for 2018. To earn this endorsement from the Parents as Teachers Model Affiliate the program had to complete a comprehensive ...

CM Middle School lists honor students for first semester

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MILL HALL — The following students at Central Mountain Middle School were named to honor rolls for the first semester. HIGH HONOR ROLL 6th Grade — Thyme Allen, Hayden Alley, Luke Ananea, Jack Anderson, Jaslyn Anderson, Emily Andrews, Collin Ankney, Cole Bailey, Camryn Bair, Paisley ...

The Marcus King Band to take the stage at The State Theatre

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STATE COLLEGE — Songwriter. Guitarist. Singer. Bandleader. At only 22 years of age, Marcus King has been writing songs and performing onstage for half his lifetime. Delivering a southern fried brand of blues and psychedelia inspired by rock n’ roll. All five members of the band—drummer ...

Cows on the run in Pleasant Gap

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From staff reports PLEASANT GAP—The snow wasn’t the only thing causing chaos on Wednesday in Pleasant Gap. Spring Township police spent part of the day trying to round up dozens of cows that got loose in Pleasant Gap on Wednesday morning. In a Facebook post, police received a call ...

CM Middle School announces honor rolls

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MILL HALL —Central Mountain Middle School has listed the following honor students for the second marking period. HIGH HONOR ROLL 6th Grade —Thyme Allen, Luke Ananea, Jaslyn Anderson, Emily Andrews, Cole Bailey, Camryn Bair, Paisley Beatty, Emily Bechdel, Xzavier Biggans, Chelsea Bomboy, ...

CAC announces second 25th Anniversary headliner

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WILLIAMSPORT — The Community Arts Center is excited to announce its second 25th Anniversary season headliner, world-renown trumpeter Chris Botti! Botti will perform on March 6 at 7 p.m. Tickets are available and can be purchased at CACLive.com or by calling the box office at ...

Dear Annie: OCD controls friend

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Dear Annie: I have a friend, “Sarah,” who openly admits to having obsessive-compulsive disorder but isn’t receiving any kind of treatment for it. She’s a middle-aged housewife with no need or desire to work. Now she has taken up crochet. What could possibly go wrong? She buys huge ...

‘Grey Mists Between Us’

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LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University will host “Grey Mists Between Us,” an art exhibition by Jason Urban ad Leslie Mutchler, from Monday, Feb. 25 through Friday, March 22 in the John Sloan Fine Arts Center Gallery on the campus of LHU. The exhibition will be open for free public viewing ...

LOCAL BRIEFS

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LHU program for LGBTQ students, families LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University’s President’s Commission on LGBTQ Affairs will present “Supporting LGBTQ Students and Families: Incorporating Literature in and Beyond School” from 12:45-1:45 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28 in Raub Hall, room ...

UPCOMING EVENTS

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Winter Dance with UUFCC Jazz Band STATE COLLEGE — The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Centre County Jazz band, 780 Waupelani Dr., will be hosting a winter dance on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The 16 piece band will play a variety of danceable music from swing to rock as ...