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Search continues for body in river

RENOVO - First responders continued searching for a reported body in the West Branch of the Susquehanna River today. A call came into the Clinton County 911 Center about 12:10 p.m. saying a person was in the river at Renovo. Rescue crews responded immediately and began fanning out along the ...

Mike Hanna Sr. to retire; Mike Jr. seeks his dad’s seat

Mike Hanna Jr. is hoping to take over where his dad, Mike Hanna Sr., leaves off. A day after Mike Jr. announced he would seek the Democratic nomination for his father's 76th House District seat this year, State Rep. Mike Sr. announced he is retiring from the state Legislature after 14 ...

Board votes 5-4 to hold hearing on Dickey closing

MILL HALL - In a split 5-4 vote, the Keystone Central School Board on Monday night scheduled a hearing in early March on closing Dickey Elementary School to help make up a $7 million budget deficit for 2018-19. The vote came after a handful of parents and concerned citizens mostly voiced ...

Fire at Grieco’s on Main Street

LOCK HAVEN -- At approximately 11:45 a.m. scanners indicated that the roof of Grieco’s Dry Cleaning, on East Main Street, Lock Haven, caught on fire. Everyone evacuated the building safely. The cause of fire is unconfirmed but is suspected to be caused by someone attempting to thaw pipes. ...

LH Weis store asks for liquor license

LOCK HAVEN - The local Weis market may soon have a beer and wine cafe like the one in the Mill Hall grocery store. Weis Markets has applied for a restaurant license for the Lock Haven store at 313 W. Bald Eagle St., and a copy of the application is posted in the grocery store's window. The ...

Man, 54, dies in fire

NITTANY - A Walker Township resident has died in a fire. Gregory W. Smith, age 54, originally from Ninety Six, S.C., died as a result of smoke inhalation in a mobile home fire near the Centre-Clinton county line, said Centre County Coroner Scott Sayers. Firefighters were called about 6 a.m. ...

Tree, truck block South Fairview Street

This truck reportedly hit an old tree on South Fairview Street about 10 a.m. today, knocking branches onto the truck and the street, closing it for what could be most of the day. City fire crews and city police responded immediately and closed that one-way section of South Fairview between ...

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 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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...