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Howard Happenings

Community

CHRISTMAS IN JULY Beech Creek Wesleyan Church will celebrate Christmas in July with a live nativity on Sunday evening, July 14, from 5-7 p.m. at the church. Stop by to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Christmas season and to celebrate Christ’s birth and the plan of salvation. ...

When is your headache a symptom of a brain tumor?

Health

Everyone experiences headaches from time to time caused by stress, hormone changes, or dehydration. Usually, a headache can be relieved by an over-the-counter pain reliever or rest. Approximately 13% of adults in the U.S. suffer from severe migraines, recurring headaches. Migraines can also ...

Local firms win contracts for Garden building renovations

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — Two local firms were awarded bids by the Clinton County commissioners for materials for renovations to the county’s Garden Building at Thursday’s meeting. A bid of $47,454.97 was awarded to Your Building Center for building materials, and for electrical materials, a bid was ...

CM Middle School names honor students

Community

MILL HALL — Central Mountain Middle School has listed the following honor roll students for the fourth marking period of the 2018-2019 school year. HIGH HONOR ROLL 6th Grade — Thyme Allen, Luke Ananea, Curtis Anderson, Jack Anderson, Jaslyn Anderson, Emily Andrews, Collin Ankney, ...

Annual Paint the Park Pink Night is July 28

Health

STATE COLLEGE — In 2018, the State College Spikes donated more than $3,000 to the Mount Nittany Health Foundation, benefitting the Mount Nittany Health Breast Care Center. Mount Nittany Health Foundation is proud to again be partnering with the State College Spikes to help raise money for ...

Army Corps begins Bush Dam master plan revision process

Local news

KETTLE CREEK — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun the process of updating the Master Plan and preparing an Environmental Assessment for the Alvin R. Bush Dam project in Clinton County. All Army Corps dam projects have a master plan that serves as the project’s guiding document ...

Around the Town

Community

Good Day and Happy Birthday to Sara Barner Little Libraries The Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven encourages residents to scan the many books located in their Little Red Libraries in Triangle and Hanna parks. There are a variety of books for youngsters, teens and adults to choose from. ...

Sensory friendly film series continues July 27

Health

LEWISBURG — Children with special developmental needs and their families are invited to a sensory-friendly showing of Where the Wild Things Are at Lewisburg’s Campus Theatre, 413 Market St., Lewisburg, on July 27. The movie is part of Geisinger’s Autism & Developmental Medicine ...

Mail call!

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED In the late 1800s, all mail arrived and departed by train. Pictured is the arrival of mail in a Class E6 train between 1880 and 1890 at a station in Renovo where the Goodwill Store on Erie Avenue is currently located. Thank you western Clinton County Historian Charlie Barnum ...

Calendar of Events

Community

Friday, July 12 Woodward Township’s annual Riverfest, 5 p.m., Lockport Boat Launch; food, arts and craft vendors. The Big Daddy Bangers will perform on the Jaycee’s Stage at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 13 Woodward Township’s annual Riverfest, 12 p.m., Lockport Boat Launch; food, arts ...

City workers install and remove Veterans Bridge floodgates

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — The floodgates at the Jay Street bridge were successfully put up and taken down by city workers Wednesday. “It went well,” City Public Works Director Anthony Stopper said. The purpose of the installation was to not only ensure the floodgates are operational, but to also ...

Police news – July 11

Police, court and fires

Lost firearm JULIAN — A 57-year-old man, of Julian, reported losing a firearm in the area of Six Mile Run Road in Rush Township, Centre County, on July 7, according to state police at Rockview. Anyone with information regarding or finds a firearm in this area should contact police at ...

Little Libraries a hit

Community

LOCK HAVEN — Little 3-year-old Kashmiere traded in some of her books last week at the Little Red Free Library in Triangle Park in Lock Haven. She brought two books she had received through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library Program, a book gifting program that mails free books to ...

Disney’s ‘Newsies’ is coming to Millbrook

Arts and Culture

MILL HALL — On July 12 Millbrook Playhouse will present the Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon, “Newsies: The Musical.” Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is a rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a “heroically, charismatic, plainspoken, know nothing, skirt chasing” ...

More revenue coming to county prison

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Correctional Facility will see almost $74,000 per year in additional revenue with an increase in the daily rate for housing out of county prisoners. The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC) has approved a contract modification request from the ...

Gymnastics camp raises $1,600 for YMCA gymnasts

Community

LOCK HAVEN — Tatum Malone and Harleigh Andrews, two gymnasts from the Lock Haven Area YMCA Gymnastics Team, hosted a gymnastics camp fundraiser for their senior project at the YMCA recently. Other members of the gymnastics team, as well as coaches, assisted with the project. The camp ...

“The Last 4th of July:” Local artists collab at Avenue 209

Arts and Culture

LOCK HAVEN — Avenue 209 Coffee House is hosting a collaboration of two artists this month. It was a random pairing that brought poet Jared Conti, of Lock Haven, and graphic designer Sarah Smeltz, of McElhattan, together during an art show at The Station Gallery in November for a Visual Word ...

Local highway to be renamed in honor of Vietnam Veterans

Local news

MILESBURG – A dedication and sign unveiling ceremony designating a section of Route 192 in Miles Township,Centre County, as the Central Pennsylvania Vietnam Vetrans Memorial Highway is planned for next Wednesday, July 17. The section of highway run from the intersection of Routes 192 and ...

BC Senior Cheer Group celebrates Memorial Day

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED A Memorial Day Celebration was recently put on by Sgt. Terry and Carmen Banfill for the Beech Creek Senior Cheer Group at the Beech Creek Community Center. The program began with the posting of the Colors by Sgt. Terry Banfill and P.F.C. Don Hills. Carmen Banfill played the ...

Uptown Music Collective to present Summer Music Fest

Arts and Culture

WILLIAMSPORT — The Uptown Music Collective is set to present its annual free Summer Music Festival on Sunday, July 21 at Williamsport’s Brandon Park Band Shell. The day’s festivities will begin at 1 p.m. with free music performances all day, as well as food vendors, raffles, and ...