Urgent information

Showing of “Peter Rabbit” cancelled

LOCK HAVEN - The family movie "Peter Rabbit," originally scheduled to be shown tomorrow night in Triangle Park, has been cancelled by the potential of bad weather. The screening was to be part of the city's free outdoor movie series.

Hazardous weather outlook issued

The National Weather Service in State College has issued a hazardous weather outlook for central Pennsylvania, including Clinton, Centre and Lycoming counties. As of 4:38 a.m., the NWS said, "Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms with gusty winds and heavy downpours that could lead to ...

Flood Warning along Bald Eagle Creek

The National Weather Service in State College has issued a flood warning for Bald Eagle Creek at Beech Creek Station. Early Friday morning, the stage at the station was 11.2 feet and the prediction is the water level will stay above and rise over the 11-foot flood stage through tonight. That ...

Flash Flood Watch into Friday

National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch in Central Pennsylvania into Friday due to expected periods of heavy rain "to excessive rain." "An extensive plume of tropical moisture will combine with a warm front over the region to focus several rounds of showers and ...

Road closings

EDITOR'S NOTE: STAY TUNED for updates throughout the morning/day. PennDOT District 3 - east of Clinton/Centre counties - is reporting multiple road closings due to the heavy and constant rain showers over our region. Meanwhile, in Clinton County, there are problems in the Beech Creek and ...

Flash Flooding possible

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING The Flash Flood Watch continues for * A portion of central Pennsylvania, including the following counties, Northern Centre, Northern Clinton, Northern Lycoming, Northumberland, Perry, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Southern Centre, ...

Millbrook cancels today’s shows

MILL HALL - The flooding on Country Club Lane has closed all entry to Millbrook Playhouse. As a result, Millbrook has had to cancel both performances today of "To Kill a Mockingbird." The box office staff is contacting people with reservations. This means the phone lines may be busy. Those ...

New Little League Baseball Pa. tournament bracket

Little League Baseball released the attached Pennsylvania State Tournament bracket this morning following games yesterday and in advance of possible continued delays or postponements due to the rain this week. The bracket posted was this morning, Wednesday, July 25, for the Pa. state ...

Sunday’s river concert may move to Price

LOCK HAVEN - It looks like rain for Sunday's summer concert at the J. Doyle Corman Amphitheater, but the band SNUG will provide a great evening of music regardless of the weather. If inclement weather forces the concert to move from the floating stage, SNUG will play in the newly renovated ...

Pending offer for Fallon Hotel withdrawn

LOCK HAVEN - The Fallon Hotel is back on the market and available to buyers. Melanie McLane, of Jackson Real Estate in Jersey Shore, said a pending sale of the historic building has been withdrawn. The Express reported in May that a sale was pending. Owners Terry and Dolores Mantle put ...

Sunday concert on the river rescheduled

LOCK HAVEN - The city originally planned a total of three free outdoor events this weekend, but now one has been rescheduled. Due to anticipated high water at the floating stage, The Chris Ruble Band concert scheduled for this Sunday is rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 19 at 6:30 p.m. This means ...

Fireworks set for holiday and weekend

BANG! BOOM! POW! A fireworks show is one of the cornerstones of celebrating the Fourth of July. The larger celebrations in our area are happening on July 4, while smaller communities are holding their fireworks shows later. WILLIAMSPORT -- Downtown Williamsport is hosting "Set the Night to ...

Did more of Town Tavern roof collapse?

Thanks to a tip by Bill Bovier, The Express community newspaper this morning took this photo of what appears to be a further collapse of the roof at the vacant Town Tavern building on Bellefonte in downtown Lock Haven. The roof had a hole in it as far back as last winter. In a post on social ...

Man, woman terrorize Mill Hall residents

MA man and a woman from Mill Hall - suspected of being on bath salts - were taken into custody after police say they terrorized residents of Mill Hall on Saturday. Katherine McCloskey, 22, and Jesse Shields, 30, are facing charges for their actions while they were on a 'bad trip' under the ...

City beach may stay closed

By WENDY STIVER wstiver@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN -- The Lock Haven City Beach is likely to remain closed for the rest of the year. A high level of E. coli, a species of fecal coliform bacteria, has been found in the water, and everyone is warned not to swim in the river. The state Department ...

Tonight’s concert in LH moves to Elks

Tonight's summer concert in Lock Haven is moved to the Elks club, due to impending rain. The Lindy Sisters will sing favorites from the World War II and swing era beginning at 6 pm in the BPO Elks Lodge 182's Main Event Ballroom at 219 E. Main St., Lock Haven. The concert is free and part of ...

City beach remains closed by bacteria

LOCK HAVEN - The water samples seemed to be improving, but that is not the case today and the Lock Haven City Beach must remain closed. Samples indicate a high level of E. coli/fecal coliform bacteria in the water, so swimmers are advised against using the river just now. Jack Bailey, city ...

City beach still closed

LOCK HAVEN - Planning on a dip in the river? You will probably want to rethink that. The city tests the water for bacteria levels every week and found a high level of E. coli (fecal coliform) in the water sample from June 13. Since that finding, the public beach has been closed and samples ...

Groves trial delayed; ex-wife speaks to police

By LANA MUTHLER lmuthler@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN -- The trial of Loyd W. Groves, 69, who is accused of murdering Katherine Dolan Heckel in 1991, has been delayed due to key information his ex-wife released to police last week. Jury selection was set to start today and the trial was ...

Cars collide; fatality reported

Emergency responders at the scene of a two-car crash on Renovo Road on Sunday said one person died in the accident, and others were injured, some seriously. Just after noon Sunday, two vehicles collided on the Renovo Road north of Lock Haven and just above the 40 et 8 Social ...