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Howard Happenings

Community

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Howard Fire Company has achieved designation as a Red Cross Emergency Shelter. With the installation of a generator donated by the county, the fire company can now keep their building powered during emergencies. There were no shelters in the Howard area until now. There ...

Attorney Amos Goodall honored as Super Lawyer

Business

STATE COLLEGE — H. Amos Goodall Jr., CELA, of Steinbacher, Goodall and Yurchak, was recently selected to Super Lawyers for 2019. He is Certified as an Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation. Amos was recognized by Super Lawyers as a top-rated elder law attorney for ...

Immunizations stop deadly disease

Health

It is hard to believe, but in 2019 we are talking about a measles outbreak. Already more than 225 cases have been confirmed this year and 12 states have reported cases. This outbreak is once again bringing infant immunizations into focus. As we celebrate the 25th anniversary of National ...

Women’s Center staff recognized by county

Local news

By JOHN RISHEL jrishel@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — “Every 98 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. One in four women and one in six men are sexually assaulted in our lifetime. Out of 1,000 rapes, 994 perpetrators will walk free. 84 percent of rapes are not reported to law ...

Finding Support

Community

HEALTH - Alzheimer’s and Caregivers Support Group — 7 p.m. May 8 (second Tuesday of the month), Conference Room B of Susque-View Home. Information: Fran Decker at 748-4302. - Parkinson’s Support Group — Open to everyone interested in learning about the disease, 3 p.m. May 9 (second ...

Amy Probst is top agent

Business

LOCK HAVEN — Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodrick Realty has announced the top agent in listings and sales for March is Amy Probst. “Agents like this are exemplary examples of hard work and dedication and are assets to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServies Hodrick Realty,” said broker of ...

What it means to have ‘organ donor’ on your driver’s license

Health

When you last renewed your driver’s license, you may have checked the box to become an organ donor. Or you may have skipped it. And you may have chosen either option without thinking about it too much, or without truly understanding the decision you were making. Choosing whether to be an ...

Easter Egg hunts in the area

Local news

SATURDAY — APRIL 13 - Flemington Hi-Neighbor Easter Egg Hunt for ages 0 to 12, 1 p.m. at Flemington Grove Park. Rain or snow date, Sunday, April 14, 2 p.m. Four bicycles and a scooter will be awarded as prizes. Prize tickets for each age group will be in some eggs. The Easter Bunny will be ...

Calendar of events

Community

Friday, April 12 - Sugar Valley Lions Cash Bingo, doors open at 6 p.m., games start at 7 p.m., 55 Sportsman Rd., Loganton. Information: Elisabeth at 570-725-2148 or Bob at 570-725-3665. - 26th annual King of Kings, musical prelude to begin at 6:15 p.m., drama to begin at 7 p.m., Blanchard ...

Old Photo Album

Community

EXPRESS ARCHIVES LHHS Bobcats down by seven A member of the Lock Haven High School Bobcats attempts to dodge two opposing players during the fourth quarter of a football game. You can read the scoreboard in the background which says the Bobcats were down by one touchdown on their fourth ...

JS High School leads Clinton County Stock Market Challenge

Business

LOCK HAVEN – The seventh week’s rankings of the Clinton County Stock Market Challenge are in with Jersey Shore High School, under the leadership of Harvey Barnhart leading the way. The best student per school wins $25 in each division with all participating schools. The schools invited ...

Living liver donation is the gift of life

Health

April is National Donate Life Month and a good time to remind people that organ donation is not just something you agree to upon your death. The 14,000 to 17,000 people currently on the waiting list for a liver transplant don’t need to wait for a donor to die, you could donate today. Liver ...

Local resident showing documentary on WW II veteran

Local news

LOCK HAVEN— Local resident Rick Bressler will be showing a documentary film he created “Fallen Not Forgotten,” about veteran Captain Lawrence J. Ritter, on Saturday, May 4, at Campus Theatre in Lewisburg. The documentary is about Captain Ritter’s life, his career in the U.S. Army Air ...

Old photo album

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED Good Morning Jersey Shore In 2006, a group of retired teachers, nurses, and friends traveled to New York City to be on Good Morning America. The trip was planned by Patty Eldred and Connie Moser who said, after teaching for more than 30 years, they want to say “hi” to all ...

Weis donates $120,000 to American Heart Assn.

Business

SUNBURY — Weis Markets today presented a $102,500 donation to the American Heart Association (AHA) in support of their in-store “Life is Why We Give” program, which raised funds in the fight against heart disease and stroke. This donation was generated through customer contributions ...

Top 10 questions to ask during annual exam

Health

Annual wellness visits are important for our health, especially as we age. Being proactive about your healthcare can literally save your life. In fact, getting your vitals taken, and possibly some blood work, can help detect early warning signs for potentially serious issues. Catching these ...

Dear Annie: Too Late for a House?

Community

Dear Annie: Usually active and energetic, I will be turning 80 in the spring. How I dread that birthday! Once my favorite season, spring now haunts me. A fine artist, a painter, I still have dreams of finding a house to buy — one where I could hang my paintings and invite people in to see ...

Local church briefs

Religion

St. Luke’s UCC to hold yard sale LOCK HAVEN — St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, 1175 W. Fourth St., Lock Haven, will hold a yard and bake sale on Friday, May 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to noon. The kitchen will be open and serving hot dogs and ...

Brittany Smith joins Physician Group Internal Medicine

Health

STATE COLLEGE — Brittany Smith, PA-C, has joined the Mount Nittany Physician Group Internal Medicine at the Mount Nittany Health - Blue Course Drive location. “Building a positive relationship with my patients is so important,” says Smith. “Having trust in one another is vital in ...

Around the Town

Community

GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Mary K. Dumm of Lock Haven. Quote of the Day “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson Word of the Day Isolato — A person who is physically or spiritually isolated from their times or ...