News

State game warden ranks replenished

Outdoors

LOCK HAVEN — Twenty-seven new game wardens are on the job in Pennsylvania. Following 51 weeks of intensive training, the 31st Class of the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Ross Leffler School of Conservation graduated Saturday during a ceremony at Susquehanna Township Middle School. This ...

Hearing set on sale of Lamar school

Local news

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — A public hearing notice regarding the sale of the closed Lamar Township Elementary School appeared in Thursday’s edition of The Express. Back in November, the Keystone Central School Board agreed to sell the school at the price of ...

Courthouse Roundup

Police, court and fires

MARRIAGE LICENSES No marriage licenses were recorded. DIVORCES No divorces were recorded. DEEDS RECORDED - Joshua S. Zannella to Devin K. Hilty for $110,000, property in Pine Creek Township. - Larry E. Eisenhart and Jean Eisenhart Houser to David A. Orwig for $76,000, property in ...

Three months of Harry Swope

Community

Oddly, we’re still learning about a lot of Lock Haven’s mayors. Not too long ago, we discovered a new one, Winfield Clawater. We’d never known about him before. We also have recently discovered that one of the portraits in City Hall may be mislabeled. There’s a portrait of a mayor, ...

Our communities are called to worship

Religion

American Evangelical Christian Churches CHARLTON Charlton Chapel Dr. Bryon Reynolds, pastor Worship 8:30 a.m. Assembly of God JERSEY SHORE AREA Main Street, Antes Fort Dave Bremigen, pastor Worship 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m.; Wednesday 7 p.m. MILL HALL Echo Hope ...

How to protect your yard from deer

Outdoors

METRO — With more than 60 different species of deer worldwide, there's a good chance individuals will have some sort of interaction with these majestic animals at one point during their lifetimes. Deer, which live on all continents except Antarctica, can survive in everything from ...

Army Jazz Ambassadors to perform free concert on March 12

Local news

From staff reports WILLIAMSPORT — The (Lock Haven) Express and the Williamsport Sun-Gazette newspapers are honored to partner with the Community Arts Center in bringing the U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors to downtown Williamsport the evening of March 12 for a free concert. The concert starts ...

Proceedings from district judges

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following court proceedings were held before district judges. - Joshua Michael Barnhart, of Lock Haven, charged with driving under the influence-first offense, failure to keep right, disregard traffic lane, exceeding 25 mile per hour in a residential district by 11 miles ...

Happenings from the Heisey

Community

The annual meeting for members and the public will be held on Sunday, March 24 at 2 p.m. at the Poorman Gallery next door to the Heisey House Museum. After a brief business meeting which will include the annual report of activities past and future, financial report, and election of Board of ...

Route 26 bridge replacement begins March 5

Local news

HOWARD – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting area drivers that preliminary work on a bridge replacement in Marion Township is scheduled to start next week. The bridge spans Lick Run on Route 26, about one and a half miles south of Howard Borough. Replacing the ...

Calendar of Events

Community

MARCH 2 — Rummage sale, 8 a.m. to noon, Holy Spirit Parish Center, 3 E. Walnut St., Lock Haven.

School closures discussed at JSSD board meeting

Local news

By PAT CROSSLEY For The Express JERSEY SHORE — Around 20 people attended the first public hearing, Wednesday night, conducted by the Jersey Shore Area School District board to give residents of the district a chance to voice their opinions on the possible closure of district ...

Around the Town

Community

GOOD DAY ... and Happy Birthday to Nora Snyder. Word of the Day Acrophobia — fear of heights Quote of the Day “We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” – Barbara De Angelis Red Eye Bingo is ...

Cable median barrier work to start Monday

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will begin work next week to install Cable Median Barrier along more than 13 miles of roadway in Centre, Clinton, Mifflin, and Juniata counties. Installation of the barrier will increase safe travel for motorists and reduce ...

SENIOR CENTER MENUS 

Community

Bread available daily Monday — Chicken divan, buttered noodles, peas with pearl onions, fresh orange Tuesday — Pork roast with sauer kraut, mashed potatoes, cinnamon apples, dinner roll Wednesday — Breaded fish, sandwich roll, stewed tomatoes, macaroni and cheese, fruit ...

PSP Rockview investigate homicide at prison

Local news

BELLEFONTE — State police at Rockview are investigating the death of an inmate at Benner Township State Correctional Institute. Derric Harsh, 23, was found unresponsive in his cell by prison staff during the early morning of Feb. 28, police said. Harsh was rushed to Mt. Nittany Medical ...

Anti-bully group encourages kindness at Lock Haven Catholic

Local news

LOCK HAVEN – Do Good. Be Kind. It’s a simple statement that’s going a long way in communities and in schools thanks to Chris and Brittany Kurtz. Chris and Brittany are on a mission to re-introduce the values of kindness and accountability and to flip the script on traditional ...

Penn College visits CMHS

Community

Penn College visits CMHS Penn College Civil Engineering and Surveying visited Central Mountain High School to provide #STEAM outreach to Mr. Fred Hoy and his students. Information on BE Scholars scholarship and Pennsylvania College of Technology civil engineering and surveying programs was ...

Staying socially and physically active as you age

Health

As you age, it is important to stay socially active as well as physically active. However, the older you get, the fewer opportunities you have for socialization and your desire to stay physically fit often decreases. Several studies have shown seniors who regularly engage in social ...

In like a lion: Another snow event is on the way

Local news

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — March is coming in like a lion, indeed. There is yet another snow event on the way this weekend. According to AccuWeather senior meteorologist Heather Zehr, the Lock Haven area can expect a significant snowfall Sunday into ...