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TAKE THE STEPS TO RECOVERY

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Editor’s note: Groups listed below focus on recovery from addiction, and the meetings are open to the general public, unless otherwise indicated. Al-Anon is for friends and family members of addicts, and Romans 12:2 is for people battling addiction and their families. — — — ...

Clinton County Courthouse Roundup

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MARRIAGE LICENSES r Kaasi Mae Barndt, 28, of Renovo, to Allen Eugene Erickson, 35, of Renovo, on Oct. 10. r Benjamin Beiler, 21, of Allenwood, to Annie G. Stoltzfus, 19, of Loganton, on Oct. 6. r Russell Eugene Brungard, 20, of Lock Haven, to Chesney May Weaver, 19, of Loganton, on Oct. ...

Road work listed for next week

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MILL HALL — Water Street in Lock Haven will be paved from the Lock Haven University traffic light to Jay Street, Tuesday through Thursday. A contractor will start paving on Route 150 from Dunnstown to the Avis interchange, Tuesday through next Saturday. The contractor project at Paul Mack ...

‘Just Deserts’

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Have you ever watched a movie or program and been frustrated because you could not understand the dialogue? Perhaps the background music interfered with the words, or the accent or dialect made some words unclear. And if you were not alone, did the person you were with keep interrupting with, ...

Around the Town

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Good Day And Happy Saturday Birthday to Dale R. Miller, 70, of Marsh Creek! Word of the Day Strix — Also striga. A bird of ill omen or an evil witch, especially one which feeds on human flesh and blood. Little Pine Fall Festival Little Pine State Park will hold its annual Fall ...

Improve for food safety

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Fall is a busy time of year! With the start of school and the change in season, most people find themselves falling into a more structured routine which includes preparing and eating more meals at home. The 2016 Food Safety Survey Report — a collaborative effort of the Food and Drug ...

calendar of events

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HEALTH r Covenant Cafe, a social engagement program for people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s — 1-3 p.m. Tuesday (first and third Tuesdays of the month), Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Information: Fran Decker, 570-748-4302. GRIEF r GriefShare — 7 ...

Blood drives

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TUESDAY — Woodward Fire Company, 4147 North Route 220, Linden, 1-6 p.m. WEDNESDAY — Two drives: Beech Creek American Legion, Wynne Avenue, 1-6 p.m. and Phoenix Rehabilitation and Health Services Inc., 320 Thomas St., Jersey Shore, 1-5 p.m. Donors are asked to bring photo ID. Walk-ins are ...

Upcoming reunions

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OCT . 18 — Classes of 1957, 58 and 59 monthly get together, 5 p.m., Swissdale Church. Chicken and waffle dinner $11 per person. Reservations by Saturday, Oct. 14. Make checks out to Swissdale Christian Women and mail to Jean Rote, 747 Bressler St., Lock Haven, Pa. 17745. OCT. 23 — LHHS ...

Meetings next week

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MONDAY r Lock Haven City Council, 7 p.m. r Wayne Township Supervisors, 7 p.m. r Clinton County Commissioners, 9 a.m. r Bellefonte Borough Council, 7:30 p.m. TUESDAY r Centre County Commissioners, 10 a.m. r Clinton County Planning Commission, 7 p.m. r Woodward Township ...

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In front of the new restrooms building at Grove Community Park are, from left, seated: Flemington Councilman Dave Grimm, borough secretary Charity Walizer-Etters, and Council Member Jo LaRocque; and standing: borough employee J.R. Probst, Council President Albert “Hap” Hill, Councilman Gary Mellott, Clinton County Commissioner Chair Robert “Pete” Smeltz, Council Member Traci Kuntz, Commissioner Paul Conklin, Councilman Wayne Allison, friend of the park Paul Powell Jr., Flemington Mayor Gary L. Durkin, and Bald Eagle Township Supervisor Chair Gerard Banfill.

Flemington park gets $175K in improvements

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FLEMINGTON — Fall weather arrived just in time for Flemington Borough Council’s outdoor meeting in Grove Community Park. Held Thursday evening, the meeting included a chance to admire the $175,000 worth of improvements made recently to the park, between Fourth Street and Bellefonte ...

Police news — Friday, oct. 13

Police, court and fires

Hunting cabin burglarized AARONSBURG — A 48-year-old man from Aaronsburg reported a break-in at a log cabin in Centre County, state police at Rockview said. Trooper John Schall said that a suspect broke the front window of the cabin located at 258 Yoder Lane, Aaronsburg, and stole ...

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A few items for sale in Mother Daughter Primitives.

Fulfilling dreams through a love of crafting

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By AMBER MORRIS For The Express LOGANTON — Four years ago a Sugar Valley mother, and her then 20-year-old daughter, sat and watched online videos of people making country style crafts out of household scraps, and then realizing at that moment that this was something that they could do ...

UPMC Susquehanna employees donate to hurricane relief efforts

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In response to the recent storms that devastated the United States, employees at UPMC Susquehanna in Williamsport contributed funds raised through payroll deduction and financial contribution to support hurricane relief efforts. In total, 153 service partners contributed $16,772. These funds ...

Boileau leaving as director of elections

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LOCK HAVEN — In what became the second hiring of a part-time person in two weeks, the Clinton County commissioners voted to terminate a contract for paralegal services with Frances Neff and then agreed to employ her part-time. It was among several personnel items acted upon Thursday that ...

Pursel, Reynolds get state time for robbery, assault

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — Two young men charged with robbery and assault in the beating of a 16-year-old boy earlier this year have been sentenced to state prison time. Logan Pursel, 20, of Lock Haven, was sentenced last week by Clinton County Judge Craig P. Miller to serve 33 to 167 months in the ...

What’s happening in Howard? By Tammy Coakley

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MISSIONS MEALS There will be an all-you-can-eat meal at the Yarnell Community Center this evening, Oct. 13, beginning at 6 p.m. to benefit the Runville United Methodist Charge’s Missions Teams. Tonight’s meal will feature meat loaf, mashed potatoes, vegetables, macaroni and cheese, ...

Officials renew Wayne landfill fee agreement

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LOCK HAVEN — Clinton County will continue to receive $1.50 for every ton of garbage disposed of in the Wayne Township Landfill. That fee amount and other provisions are contained in a host agreement the commissioners approved with the county Solid Waste Authority on Thursday. The ...

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Feral cats in Mill Hall have a friend on Mann Avenue who feeds them and tries to have them spayed or neutered. A new borough ordinance regulating cats and their behavior is causing the caretaker to find homes for these strays.

What will happen to the cats on Mann Avenue?

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MILL HALL — When you think of a den of stray cats, or any large group of them, some pretty negative images may come to mind. Like back alleyways in cities where there are vicious cat fights and the felines themselves are mangy and dangerous. That’s actually not the case for a colony of ...

Calendar of events

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Today r Yard-n-bake sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Curtin United Methodist Church. Information: Marty Lucas at 814-880-6654 or Larry Beahm at 814-355-9588. r Soup sale with homemade apple dumplings, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Great Island Presbyterian Church, 12 W. Water St., Lock Haven. Order ahead of time by ...