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Of floods and our future in Pennsylvania

By LARRY J. SCHWEIGER Pennsylvania has a history of floods but none like what we are experiencing today. The earliest floods recorded in 1786, 1810 and 1820 were called “pumpkin floods” because native Americans grew their pumpkins along rich floodplain soils. During fall hurricanes, ...

Bible digest

“I was glad when they said to me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.” (Psalms 122:1 AKJV) When you truly believe in Jesus you will want to go to the house of the Lord and worship Him.

If hell freezes over

By Glenn Mollette President Donald Trump came through Evansville, Indiana like a roaring locomotive recently, Aug. 30, to be exact. If he had landed on the platform wearing a Superman outfit and cape I would not have been surprised. To the approximate 15,000 cheering fans he might as ...

Constitution Day: What should colleges commemorate?

By Harold Pease The federal government requires colleges to commemorate Constitution Day, today, Sept. 17, with some kind of a student activity to qualify for Title IV grant monies, which, if people really read the Constitution, they would find no authority for the grant. The requirement ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I have been at my job for almost 12 years. About three years ago, I met a girl who had recently started working there. I should probably mention that I am a bisexual woman. Well, I kind of developed a wicked big crush on her. I have no clue whether she even likes women, and I’m ...

Parkinson’s disease meds not likely related to cirrhosis

BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: My dad recently passed away as a result of cirrhosis of the liver. He also had Parkinson’s disease for 10 years. Several other people we know who have Parkinson’s also have cirrhosis. Is it possible that his Parkinson’s medication could have caused ...

Applause, Applause!

Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. Hillview Wesleyan Church would like to THANK everyone who helped with our block party on Sept. 7. The Flemington Hi-Neighbor Committee was very supportive in planning ...

Why no explanation?

September is back to business for school children and workers who have burned off their vacation time. Why isn’t it the case for state lawmakers? The House had originally been scheduled to return to Harrisburg for two voting sessions this past week, but Speaker Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, ...

In Harrisburg

- State Rep. Mike Hanna (D-76), 570-748-5480; or email: mhanna@pahouse.net - State Rep. Garth Everett (R-84), 570-546-2084, or email: geverett@pahousegop.com - State Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-171), 814-355-1300, or email: kbenning@pahousegop.com - State Sen. Joseph Scarnati (R-25), ...

Bible digest

“Pride goes before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.” (Proverbs 16:18 AKJV) Pride can deceive us and destroy us. Beware. “I will lift up my eyes to the hills, from where comes my help. My help comes from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.” (Psalms 121:1-2 ...

Providing affordable pathways

Last week, on this page, three university presidents discussed how colleges and universities across the nation today face a crisis of affordability. At public universities, more and more of these costs have shifted to the student to cover state aid reductions and mandatory expense increases. ...

Point: Conditions ripe for economic crash

THE ISSUE: Economy Sept. 15 will mark the 10th anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and near meltdown of Wall Street, followed by the Great Recession. Since hitting bottom in 2009, the economy has grown steadily, the stock market has soared, and corporate profits have ...

Counterpoint: Blue-collar recovery hits Trump country

THE ISSUE:Economy The economic recovery is really beginning to reach into Trump country. The president is famous for his extravagant promises, involving, invariably, the biggest and the best. The landscape is littered with examples, although he never promised to create blue-collar jobs at ...

They represent you

- State Rep. Mike Hanna (D-76), 570-748-5480; or email: mhanna@pahouse.net - State Rep. Garth Everett (R-84), 570-546-2084, or email: geverett@pahousegop.com - State Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-171), 814-355-1300, or email: kbenning@pahousegop.com - State Sen. Joseph Scarnati (R-25), ...

Bible digest

“Which also said, You men of Galilee, why stand you gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as you have seen him go into heaven.” (Acts 1:11 AKJV) Jesus ascended to Heaven and one day He is coming back. Are you ready?

Your Newspaper Staff

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Bible digest

“How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!” (Proverbs 16:16 AKJV) God can give us the wisdom we need to make the right decisions in our lives. Take time to pray.

Help determine transportation priorities in our region

Residents in a nine-county region can let their transportation concerns and needs be known by taking an online survey offered by SEDA-Council of Governments’ (SEDA-COG) Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). Jim Saylor, SEDA-COG’s transportation planning director, said it’s important ...

Mothers who do too much

Here's a true story about a fine woman with an advanced degree whom I will not name for obvious reasons: We were chatting one day, when her little girl broke in to say she was hungry. It was 4:30 in the afternoon. Rather than respond with "Here's a cookie to hold you until family dinner," the ...

Clinton County Economic Partnership

212 N. Jay St. / P.O. Box 506, Lock Haven, Pa., 17745 570-748-5782 www.clintoncountyinfo.com Michael Flanagan, President and CEO ceo@clintoncountyinfo.com Julie Brennan, Chamber/Tourism Director tourismdirector@clintoncountyinfo.com April Henry-Bittner, Leadership ...