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BEA honors local veterans

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WINGATE - It’s been fifteen years since Aaron Irvin graduated from the Bald Eagle High School in 2003. Just two weeks after graduation, Irvin enlisted in the Marines. Since then, a lot has happened in his life. He married, had two children, served fifteen-and-a-half years in the military, ...

2 vehicle accident on Main Street

Police, court and fires

LAURA JAMESON/THE EXPRESS Emergency responders were called to the intersection of North Jay and East Main streets at approximately 7:45 p.m. last night for a two vehicle accident with possible injuries. The Lock Haven Fire Department and Lock Haven EMS responded to the scene where the two ...

Renovo honors local Veterans

Community

KEVIN RAUCH/THE EXPRESS Above, the youngest students of the Bucktail Campus have garnered the yearly tradition of opening the Veterans assembly with students of the Headstart Pre-K Class kicking things off by leading the Pledge of Allegiance. From left are Ryker Yost, Sarah Auman, Drake ...

Centre County honors veterans in Sunday ceremony

Local news

BELLEFONTE — Chilly temperatures didn’t deter hundreds of Centre County residents, political leaders and, of course, veterans from turning out and packing the lawn at the Centre County Courthouse on Veterans Day for a pair of special ceremonies. The first ceremony featured several guest ...

Police News – Nov. 12

Police, court and fires

Icy conditions lead to crash BELLEFONTE — Ice roadways led to a one vehicle crash on Nov. 10 at 8:07 a.m. on Buffalo Run Road, Benner Township, state police at Rockview said. Christina A. Zoebisch, 20, of Boalsburg, was traveling south on the roadway when she attempted to negotiate a ...

Around the town

Community

Good Day and Happy Belated Birthday to Donald Flick, 88, of McElhattan who celebrate Nov. 11 Quote of the day “I don’t understand why when we destroy something created by man we call it vandalism, but when we destroy something created by nature we call it progress.” — Ed Begley ...

Democratic state gains may mean tighter gun, looser pot laws

Local news

By DAVID A. LIEB and GEOFF MULVIHILL Associated Press From New York to New Mexico, residents in a number of states can expect a leftward push for expanded health care coverage, gun control, education funding and legalized recreational marijuana as Democrats who gained new or stronger ...

Emergency services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communications Center. FRIDAY r At 9:37 a.m., Nittany Valley and Lamar Township fire departments, Flemington Goodwill Hose and Lock Haven EMS and Lamar state police were called to a vehicle accident with injures on ...

Warm temps hurt shellfish, aid predators

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By PATRICK WHITTLE Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine - Valuable species of shellfish have become harder to find on the East Coast because of degraded habitat caused by a warming environment, according to a pair of scientists that sought to find out whether environmental factors or ...

Author to visit Ross Library

Community

LOCK HAVEN — In a free event for the local and Lock Haven Univerity communities, professor and author Marjorie Maddox Hafer will discuss mining ideas for fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry from everyday experiences and traditional tales. She will read, among other selections, brief ...

Crews search for California fire victims

Local news

By GILLIAN FLACCUS, PAUL ELIAS and ANDREW SELSKY Associated Press PARADISE, Calif.- With hearses standing by, crews stepped up the search for bodies in the smoking ruins of Paradise, and relatives desperately looked for more than 100 missing loved ones, as wind-whipped wildfires raged ...

Calendar of events

Community

Monday, Nov. 12 r Cash Bingo fundraiser, St. John’s Catholic School, 7 p.m. at the school at 116 E. Bishop St., Bellefonte. Doors open 6 p.m., games start at 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Bellefonte Knights of Columbus. r Herb Guild, 7 p.m., Conference Room E at the Lock Haven Hospital. ...

Employers, work force agency talk about needs

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — Registered nurses and nursing assistants. Truck drivers. Maintenance and repair technicians. Electronic technicians or “mechatronics.” Construction workers. General managers and general laborers. Name the position or profession and there likely are many job ...

BC woman hit by pickup, dies of injuries

Police, court and fires

BEECH CREEK — Tammy L. Crabtree, 55, of Beech Creek, was killed Wednesday night when she was struck by a pickup truck while crossing Route 150, Main Street, in Beech Creek, according to state police at Lamar. Crabtree entered the southbound lane of Route150 in front of the truck driven by ...

R.S. Associates Insurance Agency adds new partner

Business

BEECH CREEK — R. S. Associates Insurance Agency in Beech Creek has provided guidance and counseling to clients throughout Pennsylvania for over 35 years. The agency specializes in consulting in retirement and estate planning, annuities, life insurance, Medicare supplements, ancillary ...

Finding Faith

Religion

I am writing this on election day before any results are in. These are troubling times for our nation. Whether you support the current administration or not, the divisiveness in our communities and even in our churches is right there for all to see. That is not the way of Jesus Christ. ...

Nearly 30-year-old cold case going to trial

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — It’s been almost 30 years since Kathy Heckel disappeared from her job at a local paper plant. It’s been nearly four years since Loyd W. Groves was arrested and charged with killing her. Next week, Groves’ trial is finally scheduled to get underway after multiple ...

Local church briefs

Religion

St. Luke’s UCC to collect mittens, gloves FLEMINGTON — St. Luke’s United Church of Christ will be collecting mittens, gloves, hats and scarves for Head Start children through the month of November, with items being delivered to STEP at the end of November. Items may be handmade or ...

DA: Teenager accused of threatening fellow students

Local news

LOCK HAVEN - A 17-year-old Central Mountain High School student has been detained and charged in connection with threats made against fellow students. Clinton County District Attorney Dave Strouse confirmed Friday the teenager was charged with making terroristic threats and was placed in ...