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Correction

Photos of Davis Real Estate’s real estate and property management groups appeared in Tuesday’s Express. The real estate group incorrectly identified those pictured as real estate agents. Some are agents, but not all. The cutline should have read real estate agents and staff. The Express ...

Fire rips through home in Woodward Township

DUNNSTOWN - A family home was destroyed by a fast-moving fire this afternoon. Multiple fire companies were called to the blaze to provide water because there were not hydrants near the home along Shirk Addition Lane. In fact, the closest hydrant was nearly a half-mile away at Coudersport ...

CMHS to observe National Walk-Out Day

MILL HALL - Central Mountain High School plans to participate in the National Walk-Out Day tomorrow. The plans were announced through a letter written by the school's principal, Steve Turchetta. The walk-out at CMHS follows the schedule of the National Walk-Out initiative. It will take ...

First Keystone superintendent candidate revealed

The first candidate for the superintendent position at the Keystone Central School District is Dr. Stacy Winslow. Dr. Winslow is currently the assistant to the superintendent for curriculum, instruction and assessment at Derry Township School District in Hershey, Penna. Previously, she has ...

Let there be light: Daylight savings comes Sunday

Time to set your clocks and watches one hour ahead on Sunday. And maybe save some time to grouse about losing an hour's sleep Saturday night. The shift from standard to daylight saving time officially comes at 2 a.m. Sunday (March 11) across much of the country. Daylight will last longer ...

LH couple arrested in child’s death

LOCK HAVEN - A Lock Haven couple was arrested today in connection with the death of their 29-month-old child last year. Toni Baker and Steven Killion Sr., are charged with involuntary manslaughter by Lock Haven City Police, following a lengthy investigation into the child's death on May 29, ...

DePoy, Pignatello finalists for LHU president

LOCK HAVEN - The work of the Lock Haven University Presidential Search Committee has concluded. The LHU Council of Trustees on Monday morning unanimously endorsed the committee's recommendation to forward Dr. Bryan DePoy and Robert Pignatello to the Board of Governors for consideration as ...

Verizon wireless service down

Reports indicate that Verizon wireless service, and perhaps others, went down Friday afternoon, possibly caused by the huge winter storm pummeling the northeastern United States. A check on the internet confirmed the loss of wireless services throughout eastern Pennsylvania, plus nearby ...

Verizon wireless goes down; power goes out

LOCK HAVEN - Many in the region were affected by the loss of telephone service on their cell phones yesterday afternoon and evening. Verizon wireless service reportedly went down in a wide area, probably due to the huge winter storm pummeling the northeastern United States at that time. ...

Search for new KC super narrowed to four

MILL HALL - The search for a new superintendent of Keystone Central School District has been narrowed to four candidates. Among those four is the current substitute superintedent, Dr. Alan Lonoconus. Board President Charles Rosamilia contacted The Express today to offer an update on the ...

Dr. Rodney Hanley first LHU presidential candidate

LOCK HAVEN - Dr. Rodney Hanley is the first of four candidates for Lock Haven University president who will come to the campus next week for interviews and forums with faculty, staff, students and alumni. Dr. Hanley is currently provost and vice president for academic affairs at Fisk ...

Missing teen returns home last night

REBERSBURG - The missing teen-age boy, Matthew King, returned home at 11:47 p.m. Wednesday, after a search was launched for him 14 hours earlier, involving a state police helicopter, state troopers, Miles Township Fire Co., and other responders. The 13-year-old left on his own, state ...

Boy, 13, missing from rural residence

MILES TOWNSHIP - A state police helicopter, state troopers, and Miles Township Fire Co. personnel are currently searching for a missing 13-year-old boy, Matthew King, in Miles Township. Matthew was last seen leaving his house Wednesday at 6:30 a.m., headed for a barn about 200 feet from his ...

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 ...