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Kim Lathan is STEP Employee of Year

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LOCK HAVEN — Kim Lathan, care manager/assessor with STEP Office of Aging, was named the 2017-18 STEP Employee of the Year. Working out of the STEP Clinton County Community Center, she has provided “person-centered service” for two years in the STEP Office of Aging. She has been a ...

Make a lobster roll even a New Englander would cheer

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By AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN We wanted to bring home a true New England-style lobster roll, complete with tender meat coated in a light dressing and tucked into a buttery toasted bun, but first we had to deal with the lobster. To make things easier, we sedated the lobster by placing it in the ...

Centre cheese factory still in the works

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By SARAH PAEZ spaez@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE — It’s no secret that the dairy industry is very important to central Pennsylvania. According to the Census of Agriculture, 1,192 dairy farms in Centre County sold almost $91.6 million in products in 2012. The state’s dairy industry ranks ...

LH EAGLES HELP LAUNCH YOUNG PEOPLE

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The Lock Haven Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4298, whose motto is “People Helping People,” supports many local non-profit organizations such as the Salvation Army, United Way, Ross Library, Susque-View Home, Central Mountain scholarships, Lock Haven University athletic scholarships, and ...

Our super sweet secret to creamy frozen yogurt?

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By AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN We set the bar high with this recipe: We wanted a naturally sweetened, pleasantly tart vanilla frozen yogurt with the creamy, smooth texture of premium ice cream. We started with plain whole-milk yogurt; not wanting to mask the yogurt's tangy flavor, we ...

DEP continues to test river water samples

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From staff reports LOCK HAVEN — State environmental regulators continue to test water quality in the West Branch of the Susquehanna River here to try to determine what caused high levels of bacteria at the city’s public swimming beach in mid June. The beach at the foot of Vesper Street ...

LH EAGLES HELP LAUNCH YOUNG PEOPLE PART TWO

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PHOTOS PROVIDED Wrestlers Dalton Perry, Griffin Walizer, Taylor Weaver and Luke Simcox are seen holding a mock check for $1,200 from the Aerie to Wrestling USA/PA. With them are adults Ron Bowes, Coach Biff Walizer, Ron Barner, Jen DeAngelo and Maud Peck. The Aerie supported these young ...

Cool and classy ice cream pie

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Available in more flavors than there are days in the month, ice cream is the coolest treat going on a hot summer day. In a bowl, in a cone, as a shake, as a cake, and as a sundae dripping in rich toppings. There are so many ways to enjoy the frosty treat. Did I mention the ever-popular pie a la ...

Centre churches to get active shooter training

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By SARAH PAEZ spaez@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE — Mass shootings have happened in many different places in the United States, from workplaces and restaurants to schools and houses of worship. Given the current climate — the most recent mass shooting in the U.S. occurred at the newspaper ...

Downtown Rotary gives donations, award

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PHOTOS PROVIDED The Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven gave donations and honored a special club member at a recent meeting. Above, the club gave contributions to the Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank; Ross Library; the local veterans fund handled by the Clinton County Veterans Affairs office; ...

Fresh southwestern black bean and corn salad

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By KATIE WORKMAN Associated Press This is one of those salads that just saves the day over and over again. Here are the reasons I love this salad: It's fast, it's really easy, it's inexpensive, it's crowd-pleasing, it's vegetarian, it's substantial, it's colorful, it's protein-filled, ...

Boy pulled from Pine Creek River

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PINE CREEK — A 7-year-old boy was rescued from Pine Creek River and reportedly taken to a local hospital yesterday afternoon. The rescue took place along Route 44 near Ramsey Village. The Lycoming County Communications Center called for additional help with the effort around 3 p.m., and the ...

Renovo Rotary officers installed

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WENDY STIVER /THE EXPRESS The Rotary Club of Renovo’s new officers were installed recently, at the club’s annual picnic, hosted by new club president Pattie Rauch, seen in front. With her are, from left, secretary Yvonne Woodring, vice president David Watt, and treasurer Judy Fornwalt. ...

Try this simple chicken tikka masala that’s neither mushy nor dry

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By AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN Chicken tikka masala is arguably the single most popular Indian restaurant dish in the world. Turns out, it's not an authentic Indian dish it was invented in a London curry house. Without historical roots, there is no definitive recipe. The variations we found had ...

JS Kiwanis hears from young leader

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JERSEY SHORE — At a recent Jersey Shore Kiwanis Club meeting, Sarah Alexander gave a presentation and took questions about her experience representing the club at the Hugh O’Brien Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar, held at Shippensburg University this spring. This year was the 40th ...

Eggs and half-and-half help make fluffy strawberry shortcake

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By AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN The heart of any great strawberry shortcake is the topping of lightly sugared, juicy, ruby-red strawberries. Our Strawberry Topping was perfect here; it had clean, pronounced berry flavor and a thick, chunky texture that didn't slip off our tender biscuits. For ...

Bellefonte Elks help Boy Scouts

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PHOTO PROVIDED In keeping with its commitment to Scouting, and youth in general, Bellefonte Elks Lodge #1094 recently donated $750 toward the purchase of an enclosed utility trailer for Pleasant Gap Boy Scout Troop #66. The trailer gives the troop a place to keep its camping and other ...

Use the grill to roast a prime rib for flavor and texture

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By AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN If you're going to grill a prime rib, the last thing you want is an overcooked gray ring surrounding the rosy interior. We decided to forgo searing the flat cut sides, which meant the roast spent less time over high heat. The reduced amount of searing time was ...

Legion auxiliary members in tri-county area gather

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PHOTO PROVIDED Centre, Lycoming and Clinton Council’s American Legion Auxiliary’s June meeting was hosted by members of American Legion Auxiliary Unit #813 of Clarence. A special guest was Department of Pennsylvania’s Central Vice President Anastasia Bachurek, from Dickson City. Members ...

aREA CLUB BRIEFS

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LH Kiwanis to host author LOCK HAVEN — Bob Hull, local author, recipe enthusiast, and food product manufacturer, will speak to the Lock Haven Kiwanis Club at tomorrow’s luncheon meeting at noon in the Elks club. The Kiwanians also hosted Anne Holladay, UPMC director of senior ...