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Tourism grants totaling $30,000 approved

LOCK HAVEN - A digital sign for the county fairgrounds, a proposed boat dock at Lock Haven, and painting The Little Red Caboose are among the projects approved for tourism grants. Today the Clinton County commissioners approved $30,000 worth of reimbursement grants for 2017, going to 11 ...

Geisinger, Jersey Shore Hospital announce integration

JERSEY SHORE - Geisinger and Jersey Shore Hospital and Foundation today announced the signing of an agreement, upon regulatory approval, to integrate Jersey Shore Hospital and Foundation into Geisinger. The regulatory review is expected to take a few months to complete. "In today's ...

LHU Saturday graduation moved inside

LOCK HAVEN - Due to the high probability of drenching rain, cold temperatures, and high winds, the university will have two Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies inside Thomas Field House on Saturday. The first ceremony, for graduates whose last names start with letters A-L, will be held at ...

Man on lawn tractor killed by SUV

MILL HALL - An SUV killed a man on a lawn tractor when it went off the Route 64 highway at 4:20 p.m. Tuesday, state police at Lamar report. Dustin Killinger, 29, of Mill Hall was mowing a family member's lawn when he was struck and killed, Clinton County Coroner Zach Hanna reported. The ...

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Tornado watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until 10 p.m. tonight, May 1, for Clinton and surrounding counties. In fact, 24 counties are included in the watch, also among them Centre, Lycoming, Union, Clearfield, Cameron and Potter. This includes the cities of Lock Haven, ...

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Cops find $130,000 cash

PHILIPSBURG - State police stopped to investigate a disabled vehicle along Interstate 80 and found a lot of money ... $130,000 to be exact. The vehicle was parked near mile marker 139 in Rush Township, Centre County, just north of Philipsburg and west of Snow Shoe. A search of the vehicle ...

U.S. Rep. Tom Marino is reported to be leaving his seat in Congress to join the Trump Administration.

Tom Marino may join Trump administration

WILLIAMSPORT - U.S. Rep. Tom_Marino of Lycoming County is expected is expected to step down from his seat in Congress to head the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) for the Trump Administration. CBS News is reporting that Marino, representing the 10th Congressional District, is ...

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Flood advisory issued

The National Weather Service in State College has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for a few Central Pennsylvania counties, including segments of Clinton and Centre counties until 7 p.m. Heavy rain that will cause urban and small stream flooding was moving through the region. ...

Bellefonte dentist charged with raping patient; bail is $1M

BELLEFONTE - Dr. Wade Newman, who practices dentistry in Bellefonte, was arrested Friday on charges of kidnapping and raping a patient. A preliminary arraignment was held before Magisterial Judge Kelley Gillette-Walker, and bail was set at $1 million. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for ...

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LHU indoor track and field to be discontinued

(Editor's Note: The below message is verbatim from the office of Lock Haven University President Dr. Michael Fiorentino, just released before 2 p.m. Thursday, regarding his decision on the fate of the LHU men's indoor track and field team.) The following is a message from LHU President, Dr. ...

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Big crowd rallies against LHU cuts

LOCK HAVEN - About 250 students, alumni, faculty members, community residents and others stood in front of Price Auditorium on Tuesday, showing support for Lock Haven University's two men's track and field teams, now threatened with extinction. Many wore crimson and white, and most of the ...

Rally Tuesday will support track and field

A rally is planned at Lock Haven University tomorrow to show support for the LHU's men's track and field teams. The rally will begin at 12:30 p.m. at Roger's Gym and proceed through campus to the new amphitheater in front of Price Auditorium. Speakers will include alumni from California and ...

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J.C. Penney at Lycoming Mall to close

PENNSDALE - J.C. Penney has released a list of 138 stores it plans to close this year, including the one at the Lycoming Mall. On the list are seven stores in Pennsylvania, including three in Northcentral Pennsylvania. Besides the store in Lycoming Mall - one of its anchors - stores in ...

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Winter weather advisory issued

The National Weather Service in State College has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for wintry mix of snow, freezing rain and freezing drizzle that is in effect from 2 a.m. through 11 a.m. Saturday. Some precipitation will begin falling in Central Pennsylvania overnight into Saturday late ...

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City plans snow removal

The City of Lock Haven has announced snow removal locations today and Friday. Today, city crews are removing snow on the south side of Main Street, from Henderson Street to First Street; on the north side of Bellefonte Avenue from East Main Street (Triangle Park) to West Church Street. On ...

Much of area shut down by snow

Much of Central Pennsylvania is shut down by the heavy snow falling this morning. Two developments: The Lock Haven Post Office is not sending out its delivery staff due to the hazardous driving conditions, and Clinton County government offices are closed. The Express newspaper office is ...

Your Express newspaper

The Express asks for patience among our many subscribers and patrons as our carriers exercise caution amid snow-covered roads and heavy snow squalls through tonight. All contract delivery drivers and carriers were strongly urged to use caution and their own best judgment in regard to delivery ...

Cancellations due to Winter Storm Stella

The Clinton County Genealogical Society meeting this evening is cancelled due to the snow. For more cancellations, see the article "Winter Storm Stella closes area schools, offices" on this website. Please note that the post office will not deliver mail today, and The Express is attempting ...

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Snow squalls through Wednesday

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting drivers that snowfall and the potential for snow squalls are in the forecast for areas of northcentral and southcentral Pennsylvania, especially the I-80 corridor in Clearfield, Centre, and Clinton counties, I-99 in Centre ...

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A foot of snow or more?

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf wants motorists to stay off roads and highways in the state starting after 10 tonight. Oil supply companies are reporting brisk sales and deliveries today. Grocery stores and pharmacies? The same. It’s all in preparation for a Nor’easter that weather ...