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MUSIC SCENE

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TONIGHT r Swing-nova, 8-10 p.m., Zola Kitchen and Wine Bar, 324 W. College Ave., State College, 814-237-8474. FRIDAY r “Phil Reeder Solo Guitar,” 7 p.m., The Edge, 4 N. Henderson St., Lock Haven, 570-858-5656. SATURDAY r Keystone Cats, 7 p.m., DiSalvo’s, 341 E. Fourth St., ...

Around the Town

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Good Day and Happy 241st Birthday to the Flag of the United States, adopted on this day in 1777! Word of the Day Petard — A case containing an explosive to break down a door or gate, or to breach a wall. Quote of the Day “A sure cure for seasickness is to sit under a tree.” — ...

calendar of events

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TODAY r Fossil DiscoverE program, 1 p.m., Kettle Creek State Park Nature Center. r Genealogy for Beginners, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Centre County Library community room. Registration: 814-355-1516. r Smoked Country Jam Bluegrass Festival, music 5-10 p.m., Quiet Oaks Campground, Cross Fork. ...

On the road with furry family members

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BY JESSICA WELSHANS For The Express Time to take that family vacation — and often it’s the whole family that goes, including the pet dogs and maybe even the cat. Dr. Danielle Bernal, veterinarian with Wellness Natural Pet Food, has some sound advice for pet owners when it is time ...

EMERGENCY SERVICES — JUNE 13

Police, court and fires

The region’s emergency services departments and communications centers reported the following incidents. CLINTON COUNTY SUNDAY r Beech Creek/Blanchard Fire Co. was dispatched to the reports of two trees on Laurel Run Road, one at 7:41 p.m. and the other at 7:53 p.m. Both calls were ...

LOCAL LAUREL QUEENS

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Laurel Festival activities this weekend WELLSBORO — The 77th annual Pennsylvania State Laurel Festival celebration gets into full swing this weekend. The Wellsboro community invites the public to join in the family-friendly event which includes the Pennsylvania State Laurel Queen ...

You can’t go wrong with flank steak and charred corn salsa

Health

By AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN Charred corn salsa combined with cumin-scented flank steak is a winning match. We wanted all the char and perfectly seared steak without having to step outside to grill, so we turned to our cast-iron skillet. We cut the steak into fourths to increase its surface ...

Vet gives tips for camping, hiking with your dog

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By JESSICA WELSHANS For The Express It isn’t unusual to see someone out hiking with their dog these days, since a well-behaved and trained dog makes a wonderful hiking companion. That type of outdoor recreation isn’t the only thing people are bringing their dogs along to — more ...

Snow Shoe Carnival on its way

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By ROSE HOOVER For The Express SNOW SHOE — The booths and grounds at the Snow Shoe Park are empty now, but soon they will be filled with the sounds and smells of an old-fashioned carnival. And this year, the Snow Shoe Carnival, held at the Snow Shoe Park located on Route 144, will be held a ...

Brighten up your day with a strawberry dessert

Health

Yes! Local strawberries are ripe for the picking. I know this because last Saturday my neighbor gifted us a quart of berries he’d picked that morning. I made a buttery shortcake, cleaned and sugared the berries, and on Sunday, while it was pouring down rain, we enjoyed fresh strawberry ...

Fly-In seeks volunteers for the big week

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By KATHRYN KLINE www.lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — Years ago, Piper Aircraft Corp. was a hub of aviation activity and business in Lock Haven, manufacturing aircraft used across the country and around the world and employing people throughout the area.Though Piper Aircraft is no longer in ...

‘Take Your Tractor to School Day’

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AMBER MORRIS/FOR THE EXPRESS The Sugar Valley Rural Charter School in Loganton recently welcomed students to participate in the school’s annual “Take Your Tractor to School Day” event.

The secret to an ultra-chill sorbet

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By AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN Raspberry sorbet is refreshing_but it's often too icy to be worth eating. For smooth scoops, we froze a small portion of the base separately, adding it back to the rest before churning. Because this small amount froze so rapidly, there wasn't enough time for large ...

Groves defense wants to squash testimony

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By SARAH PAEZ spaez@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — The highly anticipated trial of Loyd Groves, 68, accused of murdering Katherine Dolan Heckel of Mill Hall in 1991, may lack a key piece of evidence for the prosecution. On Tuesday, Lycoming Senior Judge Kenneth Brown heard a motion in Clinton ...

Fallen Soldier run raises scholarship money

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PHOTO PROVIDED The Jersey Shore American Legion Riders held the sixth annual Fallen Soldier Scholarship Run on Sunday, May 20. More than 150 participants were on hand, and money raised goes toward scholarships for students from three area high schools: Jersey Shore, Central Mountain and ...

Bellefonte passes final budget with tax increase

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By EMMA GOSALVEZ egosalvez@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE - The Bellefonte Area School Board has approved the final 2018-19 budget, which includes a 1.0 percent property tax increase. On Tuesday, the board voted 7-0 to approve the budget. Board members Kimberly Hearn and Lorraine Mulfinger ...

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Good Day and Happy Birthday to Laura Orndorf of Lock Haven Word of the Day Riposte — Originally a fencer’s quick return thrust after parrying, but now also a verbal reply made in retaliation. Quote of the Day “Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.” — Napoleon ...

Centre supports grant application to enhance Holt Library

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By EMMA GOSALVEZ egosalvez@gmail.com BELLEFONTE — The Centre County Library and Historical Museum is applying for a state grant to enhance its Philipsburg branch. During the Tuesday meeting of the Centre County Commissioners, a resolution was made in support of the application for the ...

CLUB BRIEFS

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Happy Travelers have open seats for two trips LOCK HAVEN — The Pennsylvania Happy Travelers still have seats available for the two trips this fall. The trips are to Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard, Sept. 10 to 14, and a holiday show trip to Myrtle Beach, Nov. 25 to Dec. 1. Reservations ...

Expect delays for Farrandsville Road bridge beam work

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Delivery of beams to start today LOCK HAVEN — Work to replace a bridge on Farrandsville Road will enter a new phase this week with beams being delivered to the site, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said. Drivers in downtown Lock Haven and the Farrandsville area should allow ...