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Applause, Applause!

Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. A great deal of love and appreciation goes out to Patty Lacy and Tina Rogers for their many years of dedication to the Renovo Area Community Choir. THANK YOU for sharing ...

Clinton County Commissioners Office

2 Piper Way, Suite 300 Lock Haven, PA 17745 (570) 893-4000 Robert ‘Pete’ Smeltz, Chairman rsmeltz@clintoncountypa.com Jeffrey Snyder jsnyder@clintoncountypa.com Paul Conklin pconklin@clintoncountypa.com

Bible digest

“The LORD has done great things for us; whereof we are glad.” (Psalms 126:3 AKJV) God has been so good in so many ways. Take time to thank and praise Him. “Except the LORD build the house, they labor in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman wakes but in ...

WORDS TO LIVE BY

Infuse your life with action. Don’t wait for it to happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen ... yourself, right now, ...

YOU HAVE THE POWER

Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. If you would like to make a nomination for our weekly Saturday morning round of “Applause” for someone or some group for doing something special, send your nomination ...

Bible digest

“There is a way that seems right to a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.” (Proverbs 16:25 AKJV) Don’t be deceived. God’s way is always the right way.

Proposed laws jeopardize patient safety

As a family physician with 30 years of experience, I have seen many incredible changes in healthcare, from lifesaving technologies to classes of drugs and treatments that have revolutionized healthcare. When I first started my practice, patients who needed any type of heart surgery would ...

Bible digest

“And daily in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ.” (Acts 5:42 AKJV) Our message is Jesus. It is all about Him.

Assault on Kavanaugh validates Trump

The attempted political assassination of Brett Kavanaugh is bad for the country, but good for a Trumpian attitude toward American politics. The last-minute ambush validates key assumptions of Donald Trump's supporters that fueled his rise and buttress him in office, no matter how rocky the ...

Bible digest

“And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.” (Acts 5:41 AKJV) It is a privilege to serve Jesus.

In Washington, D.C.

- U.S. Rep. Tom Marino (R), 1020 Commerce Park Drive, Suit 1A, Williamsport, Pa., 17701. Phone: 570-322-3965. Website: https://marino.house.gov. - U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson (R), Suite 101, 3555 Benner Pike, Bellefonte, Pa. 16823. Phone: 814-827-3985. Website: thompson.house.gov - Sen. ...

Land and Water Conservation Fund good for business

By NANCY PFUND Since its creation in 1964, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) has been responsible for the creation and maintenance of ballfields, community trails, national forests, and wildlife refuges, including some of our nation’s most iconic national parks in the Rocky ...

What the LWCF means

(EDITOR’S NOTE: On Sept. 13, Utah Rep. Rob Bishop and Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva of the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources announced an agreement to permanently authorize the LWCF.) The following information was provided during a pre-Sept. 13 editorial meeting at The Express with Ed ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I am an outlaw! That is to say, I am the stepmother and stepgrandmother to my husband’s children and grandchildren. I’ve been in this position for more than 15 years. For a long time, I was expected by my husband to say nothing even remotely negative about one of his ...

Statins are meant to lower heart attack risk, not just cholesterol number

BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: You have written many times about elevated cholesterol, but I have never seen anything about low cholesterol. I am an 86-year-old man with Type 2 diabetes that has been treated with moderate success using oral medication. I am 5 feet, 10 inches tall and ...

Real ID is real overdue in Pa.

It’s only taken 13 years, but Pennsylvania is finally starting to pre-qualify people for a new enhanced identification card. Congress adopted the Real ID Act in 2005, a post-9/11 measure meant to make the kind of work-arounds used by terrorist hijackers obsolete through increased precaution ...

Applause, Applause!

Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. A huge round of APPLAUSE and gratitude goes to Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven. 120 luminaires known as Angel Lights were placed around Triangle Park on Sept. 11. A ...

Education must be at the heart of decisions we make

We’ve all fed into the belief that the fate of our country and our world resides in the hands and minds of our youth, but what our future truly relies on are the choices of the next generations. Through choices come action, simple cause and effect. But how can we be sure that these ...

Bible digest

“Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.” (Acts 4:12 AKJV) Jesus is the only way to Heaven. Do you know Him? “And they called them, and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of ...

Geisinger Jersey Shore seeing tremendous progress in first year

By TAMMY ANDERER It’s incredible what can be accomplished in one year, especially when a talented group of people focus on a common goal. That’s certainly the case as we recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital joining the Geisinger family and ...