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Wednesday, Oct. 24 - St. Luke’s 51st Annual Family Style Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner, lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; dinner: 4 to 7 p.m., St. Luke’s Catholic Church, 120 Kendall Ave., Jersey Shore. Tickets: $9 in advance, $9.50 at the door. Information: Contact Tammy or Denise at ...

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Good Day Iris Edkin of Jersey Shore Word of the Day Loathsome — Causing hatred or disgust, revulsion. Quote of the Day “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” — E.E. Cummings Borowicz townhall meetings Republican candidate for the 76th district, ...

Special Olympics volleyball team wins gold, heads to World Games

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FLEMINGTON—The Clinton County Special Olympics Volleyball Team, which brought home the Gold Medal in Division I competition at Villanova University, was honored recently at a banquet dinner at the Red Eye Center. With the win at Villanova, the team has been selected to be a part of the ...

Police News — Oct. 23

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Police: Man uses counterfeit $10 bill LINDEN — State police are looking for a man who passed a counterfeit bill at the Sheetz store along Route 220 at Linden. Police said that on Sept. 26 at around noon, a man arrived at Sheetz by unknown means and passed a counterfeit $10 bill. The ...

Olivia Pierson’s Warm Hearts Clothing Drive now underway

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LOCK HAVEN — What began nine years ago when a little girl felt the need to help keep other children warm in the winter has grown into a large collection effort involving many people and organizations. Olivia Pierson was the little girl who asked her mother at the age of 7 to help her ...

Engineering firm contracted for two city projects

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LOCK HAVEN — Gwin Dobson & Foreman, an Altoona based engineering firm, was contracted for two separate city projects at a total cost of $64,750. Both contracts were approved unanimously by council at last night’s meeting. The first is use of engineering services for the installation ...

JS FBLA collecting holiday food for New Love Center

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JERSEY SHORE — From Nov. 1 to Nov. 30, the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter from Jersey Shore Area Senior High School will be hosting a district wide food drive in conjunction with the Jersey Shore Education Foundation. The group will be collecting various holiday foods, ...

Local Briefs — Oct. 23

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Snowmobile Safety course is Nov. 18 HYNER — The Hyner Mountain Snowmobile Club’s youth Pennsylvania snowmobile safety course will be conducted on Sunday, Nov. 18, at the Hyner Mountain Snowmobile Club lodge, which is located along Route 44 approximately 6 miles north of Haneyville, ...

Calendar of Events

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Today - Soup and salad dinner, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Bellefonte Knights of Columbus, 315 Stoney Batter, up the hill from the Dollar General. Wednesday - St. Luke’s 51st Annual Family Style Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner, lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; dinner: 4 to 7 p.m., St. Luke’s Catholic ...

Old photo album

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EXPRESS ARCHIVES A spectacular view A hang glider enjoys a view from Hyner View State Park back in October of 1996. Hang gliders have flocked to Hyner View at least once a year, particularly around the areas annual Flaming Foliage Festival. Many hikers also enjoy the area year round.

Dear Annie

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Dear Annie: I’m 64. I have known “Ashley” for seven years. She is a mother of two young boys, ages 7 and 5. In her early mommy years, she needed a lot of help. She would call me in the early mornings and ask whether I could care for the kids so she could go to work. I would make the long ...

Correction

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The HoosKow Chainsaw Carver’s Festival at Restless Oaks Restaurant along Route 220 at McElhattan will begin this Wednesday, Oct. 24, and continue through Saturday, Oct. 27, on the grounds next to the restaurant, located at 119 Pine Mountain Road, McElhattan. Incorrect dates for the event ...

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Good Day and Happy Birthday to Rylee Zedek, 15, of Seven Valleys! Word of the Day Monolithic — Massive, solid, and uniform. Quote of the Day “Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy.” — Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Lasagna Dinner The Jersey Shore ...

‘It’s never too late’

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By JOHN RISHEL jrishel@lockhaven.com MILL HALL — Marc Mero, a former WWE wrestling champion, visited Central Mountain High School auditorium on Thursday night, departing wisdom to the audience in attendance. Mero appeared on behalf of his Champions of Choices Foundation, which he ...

Police news – Oct. 22

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Pedestrian struck by vehicle PORT MATILDA — A man was found lying face down along West Front Street, Port Matilda on Oct. 20 at 7:32 p.m., state police at Rockview said. During an investigation it was discovered that he was struck by a vehicle while walking along the roadway, police ...

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Good Day to Sam Higgins! Word of the Day Guisard — A person who wears a mask; a mummer. CANCELLED Local author Bees O’Brien’s reading from and autographing his newest works based on local legends, originally scheduled for Sat., Oct. 27, has been cancelled. — Jerry ...

Children learn about fire safety, prevention

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KEVIN RAUCH/THE EXPRESS Above, the students of the STEP Pre-K class are shown in front of a Kettle Creek Hose Company truck. Ask little boys what they want to be when they grow up and many will tell you a fireman. Corbin, at right, a Renovo Elementary School student, might be one of them. ...

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TODAY r Scrabble Club, 7 to 9 p.m., Avenue 209 Coffee House, 209 Bellefonte Ave., Lock Haven. All are welcome. TOMORROW r Soup and salad dinner, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Bellefonte Knights of Columbus, 315 Stoney Batter, up the hill from the Dollar General. WEDNESDAY r St. Luke’s 51st ...

Parking lot at CVS goes “e” plugs in Bellefonte

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By CAROL TERRACINA HARTMAN cterracina@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE — Motorists heading to Parking Lot H along High Street and Potter Street (known as “the CVS lot”) may find it looks a little different after the recent renovations. It’s not just shiny clean and smooth; motorists ...