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Thompson’s district offices closed during shutdown

LOCK HAVEN - U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Howard, is upset with Senate Democrats for allowing immigration issues to cause a federal government shutdown. Thompson voted in the House last week to keep the government running. On Monday, following the Senateás failure to act, Thompson issued ...

Court throws out Pa. congressional districts map

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday struck down the boundaries of the state's 18 congressional districts, saying they violate the state constitution and granting a major victory to a group of Democratic voters who argued the districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to benefit ...

Flood Watch

Flood Watch Issued

The National Weather Service in State College has issued a flood watch for Clinton, Centre, Lycoming and other counties in Central Pennsylvania, effective through Saturday night. Rain is forecast to begin this evening and last until it turns into a wintry mix and eventually to snow late Friday ...

One of many fire trucks enters the FIrst Quality Tissue plant Thursday afternoon to put out a fire reported in the roof of one of the papermaking buildings.

Fire at First Quality

Multiple fire companies were called to a structure fire at First Quality Tissue at about 2:10 p.m. today. Flames were reported through the roof of the massive paper-making plant along Woods Avenue in Castanea Township. The initial call to the Clinton County communications center reported a ...

Hanna: LHU to get $1 million for wrestling center

LOCK HAVEN – State Rep. Mike Hanna, D-Clinton/Centre, today announced that Lock Haven University was awarded $1 million in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funding. The project involves renovating a section of the East Campus, which is the former Lock Haven High School, and ...

Bottorf, Jennifer

Bottorf defeats Mayes for KC school board

LOCK HAVEN - It appears Jennifer Bottorf has defeated Greg Mayes for the Region II seat on Keystone Central School Board. The two faced off on the General Election ballot after long-time board member Tom Shafer did not seek re-election. Unofficial results show Bottorf gaining 356 votes to ...

Kibler defeats Sanders for district judge

With all 17 precincts reporting in District I for magisterial judge, Keith Kibler has unseated incumbent Joseph "Satch" Sanders, according to unofficial results. Kibler garnered 2,256 votes to Sanders' 1,749. The results come from precincts in Allison, Castanea, Colebrook, Crawford, ...

Probert upsets Knauff … unofficially

RENOVO - It appears Eric Probert has upset Butch Knauff for the Keystone Central School Board Region IX seat. With all eight of the precincts in Clinton County reporting by 10 a.m. Tuesday night, Probert had 453 votes to Knauff's 381. And unofficially, Probert beat Knauff in Stewardson ...

Tax ballot question approved

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The constitutional amendment that Pennsylvania voters approved Tuesday could eventually lead to reductions in the state's heavy dependence on property taxes, but it is only a tiny step in that direction. The amendment gives the General Assembly the authority to pass a ...

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Two men rob Renovo bank

RENOVO - Two men - at least one of them with a gun - robbed the Santander Bank office here Monday afternoon, police said. The suspects got away, and police asks anyone with information to call 911. The crime occurred about 2:15 p.m. The two robbers are described as follows: One male ...

Staff from Lock Haven Hospital were welcomed to the UPMC Susquehanna family on Monday, October 2. The welcoming celebration included t-shirts and other giveaways for employees and the public, as well as refreshments.​

Lock Haven Hospital now part of UPMC

LOCK HAVEN - UPMC Susquehanna announced today, Oct. 2, that Lock Haven Hospital and Sunbury Community Hospital have officially joined the UPMC Susquehanna family. “Bringing these hospitals into our family allows us to reinvest in both facilities to improve access, enhance care, and grow ...

First Quality selling bottled water company

LOCK HAVEN - First Quality Group is selling its bottled water operation, the manufacturing group announced Thursday. Niagara Bottling, LLC is the buyer. First Quality Water & Beverage, LLC began manufacturing bottled water in 2008, according to a statement from the group. The ...

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Bank robber sought

JERSEY SHORE - The Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police is currently investigating an armed robbery at the Santander Bank located at 222 Allegheny Street on Saturday in the borough. The armed robbery occurred at approximately 4:09 p.m. The suspect is a white male late 20s or 30s, ...

Man accused of threatening to take gun to school

RENOVO - A 19-year-old local man is accused of making several YouTube videos threatening to take a gun into an elementary school here, state police at Lamar have revealed this morning. Shawn F. Lovett, whose address is listed as 17144 Renovo Road in Noyes Township, Clinton County, was to be ...

Billy Price concert moved to Elks Lodge

LOCK HAVEN — The 2017 LH JAMS Festival performance by the "King of Blues," Billy Price, will be held in the Lock Haven Elks Lodge on Main Street starting at 6:30 p.m. today, Aug. 19. The threat of inclement weather this afternoon prompted organizers to move the performance inside from the ...

Tonight’s Triangle Park concert moves inside Elks

LOCK HAVEN Tonight's free concert by the New Broad River Band will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. as planned, but due to the weather, it will be held inside the Elks club at 216 E. Main St. instead of Triangle Park. The band blends unique stylings from a broad spectrum of Americana, bluegrass, ...

Police seek man who exposed himself

LOCK HAVEN - City police are looking for a man suspected of exposing himself in a local park Thursday morning. It was about 9:30 a.m. when police responded to a report of a male exposing his genitals in Memorial Park. The suspect is described as a white male, in his mid-20s, 5-foot, ...

Severe thunderstorm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for virtually every county in Central Pennsylvania, effective until 9 tonight In addition, agency forecasters said, the training of several thunderstorms over a givenlocation could lead to locally heavy rain of over one inch ...

Tree-trimming on Vesper, Grove streets added

LOCK HAVEN - The city is trimming street trees through Tuesday, and has announced an additional section of the city that will see trimming today. Added to tomorrow's schedule are trees along Vesper Street (east side) and Grove Street (west side) from Water to Bald Eagle streets. Also ...

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Keystone Superintendent Kelly Hastings announces retirement

MILL HALL - Keystone Central School District Superintendent Kelly Hastings announced her retirement at Thursday night's school board meeting, effective March 12, 2018. The move came as Hastings was addressing issues at the end of the board's work session and before its voting meeting. The ...