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Motivational speaker encourages CM students to help, serve others

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MILL HALL — Mike Smith joined Central Mountain Middle and High School on Feb. 11 and 12 as the IMPACT program’s second motivational speaker of the school year, the first being PC Rocks (Dr. Phil Campbell) in the fall semester. While he doesn’t consider himself a motivational speaker, ...

Police news – Feb. 18

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Concert ticket scam BELLEFONTE — State Police at Rockview investigated a case of theft by deception that took place around 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 13. According to police, a 30-year-old Bellefonte woman paid $150 for Luke Combs concert tickets from a Craigslist ad and never received the ...

Leadership Clinton County meets local leaders

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LOCK HAVEN — Leadership Clinton County held a two-day session recently to educate its participants on Clinton County’s local government, elections and the judicial system. Participants had the opportunity to tour The Tri-M Group LLC, the Piper County Building and the Clinton County ...

PSU confirms student death

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From Pennlive STATE COLLEGE — A Penn State student’s death is under investigation, a university spokesperson confirmed Monday. Penn State University spokeswoman Lisa Powers said the death of Andrej Visak is under investigation, and could not comment further on the death. Visak was a ...

Cornerstone celebration in Renovo

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PHOTO PROVIDED In 1912 Renovo held a Masonic Temple Cornerstone laying celebration. The Masonic Temple apartments are located on Third Street in the borough. The celebration must have been a special doing with the orchestra and towns people in attendance. Thank you western Clinton County ...

Solid Waste wants repeal of Separations Act

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McELHATTAN — The Clinton County Solid Waste Authority and Wayne Township Landfill are pushing for the repeal of the Separations Act. “The Separations Act is from 1910 or so and it requires a governmental entity to do individual bids and contracts for projects,” Landfill General Manager ...

Local briefs

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Auxiliary Health Care Award applications available LOCK HAVEN — Applications for the 2020 UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven Hospital Auxiliary Health Care Awards are now available from high school guidance counselors and at the hospital gift shop. In order to apply for the $1,200 award, the ...

Author relates history of suffrage for black women

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By KAREN ELIAS For The Express LOCK HAVEN — Chicago-based author Mikki Kendall spoke at Ross Library on Feb. 12 on the history of suffrage for black women in the United States. Sponsored by Ross Library and the Clinton County Women’s History Coalition, the talk was part of a year-long ...

Local briefs

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GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Charlotte Brumgard Quote of the Day “Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. People are just people, and all people have faults and shortcomings, but all of us are born with a basic goodness.” — Anne Fran Word ...

JSSD responds to alleged racial remarks

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By PAT CROSSLEY pcrossley@sungazette.com JERSEY SHORE —The Jersey Shore Area School District has issued a statement in repsonse to a video which circulated on social medica at the end of last week depicting a small group sistrict students using what Dr. Ken Dady, assistant district ...

Calendar of Events

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TODAY — Leap Year BINGO 5:30 p.m., Friendship Community Library, Main Street, Beech Creek. Free Family Activity. Prizes for all ages. For more information Call 570-962-2048 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday during library hours of 3 to 7p.m. WEDNESDAY — Class of 1959 Luncheon, noon at Fox ...

National History Day competition to take place at LHU

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LOCK HAVEN— The National History Day competition for Region 5, Pennsylvania, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28 at Lock Haven University for students in grades six through 12. The contest is co-sponsored by Central Intermediate Unit #10 and Lock Haven University and ...

LH man first to cross finish line at Frozen Snot

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McELHATTAN — Below freezing temperatures weren’t able to stop nearly 300 avid runners and hikers taking to the mountains this weekend for the 2020 Frozen Snot race. The racers were able to choose between a 8.3 mile or 13.5 mile course with almost 6,000 feet of elevation gain in around ...

Emergency Services

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LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communication Center. FRIDAY — At 7:52 a.m., Mill Hall and Dunnstown fire departments, Flemington Goodwill Hose EMS and state police at Lamar were called to a vehicle accident on the 3000 Block of Eagle Valley Road, ...

Blaze at the Broadway under investigation

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By DEREK DANNEKER and PHILIP A. HOLMES Special for The Express JERSEY SHORE — The cause of a late-night three-alarm fire Saturday, which injured two people, is still under investigation, said first responders. The fire ripped through a hotel at 120 S. Broad St. at about 10:10 p.m. and ...

LH Council discusses Dickey’s possible closure

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LOCK HAVEN - A talk about the possible closure of Dickey Elementary School was the last thing council discussed during Monday night's meeting. Mayor Joel Long brought up the topic and asked council what their thoughts were about the possible closure. Long also asked if the city should send the ...

Renovo Elks holds Hoop Shoot

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The Annual Elks Hoop Shoot contest hosted by the Renovo Elks club was held at the Western Clinton County Recreational Authority Sunday morning as sharp shooters from ages of 8-13 years old honed their skills into foul-shooting. For the second year in a row Bucktail varsity coach Gene Bruno ...

DuBois manager seeks GOP nod for Senate seat

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DUBOIS — Former City of DuBois mayor and current City Manager John “Herm” Suplizio has announced his intention to seek the Republican nomination for state senator in the 25th Senatorial District, a post held by Senate President Joe Scarnati, who announced last week that he is not seeking ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Joe Moore Sr, of Orviston, Kelly Zedek, of Seven Valleys, Jim Peters, of Howard and Timmy Bittner, of Beech Creek. Happy Belated Birthday to Joseph Shreckengast and Clay Graham. Word of the Day Euphoria — A feeling of well-being or elation. Quote of the ...

Lincoln’s legacy offers lessons in statesmanship

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By STEVEN SPEARIE The State Journal-Register via AP SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — In an aptly named permanent exhibit of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum called The Whispering Gallery, visitors are visually and audibly confronted with political cartoons and newspapers from the 1860s against ...