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Local band, orchestra students attend PMEA music festivals

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MILL HALL — ‘Tis the season of snow, frigid temperatures, and PMEA music festivals. Some of the area’s best student musicians attended the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association’s District 4 Band Festival at Penns Valley Area High School recently. The festival is a three-day ...

Police news – Feb. 25

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Minor arrested for terroristic threats MILL HALL — A 14-year-old McElhattan boy has been placed on house arrest by juvenile probation after allegedly making threats at Central Mountain High School on Feb. 20, state police at Lamar said. Police were called to the school at 10:25 a.m. ...

YMCA gymnasts compete at championships

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LOCK HAVEN — Members of the Lock Haven Branch YMCA competed Sunday, Feb, 16 at the A.M.G.L Championships held at Huntingdon Area High School. The theme for the day was “A Night on the Blue Carpet” as gymnasts dressed red carpet style for their walk into the gymnasium for introductions ...

Dunnstable to appeal after Woodward wins line dispute

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LOCK HAVEN — A boundary line dispute that has spanned almost a decade between two township isn’t over yet it seems. Woodward and Dunnstable townships, who have been locked in a legal battle regarding the municipalities boundary, received notice from a court appointed review board that two ...

Emergency services

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LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communication Center. SUNDAY — At 10:08 a.m., Lock Haven Fire Department was called to 715 Woods Ave., Lock Haven, for a fire alarm. The call was cleared 10:38 a.m. — At 3:13 p.m., Beech Creek, Mill Hall and ...

A stroll down Main Street in Lock Haven

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EXPRESS ARCHIVES A young woman takes a look into a local shop as she walks down Main Street in downtown Lock Haven sometime in the 1940s or 1950s. In the mid 20th Century downtown was the place to be with sidewalk sales, three movie theatres and various local shops and restaurants.

Coaches vs Cancer remembers Aidan Fowler

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PHOTOS PROVIDED Central Mountain Basketball participated in Coaches vs Cancer on Jan. 28 and 29. Alyssa Fisher and Trevor Adair led the events and chose to support Pediatric Cancer in memory of their friend and classmate Aidan Fowler. Those participating in the event are shown above and below.

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Clara Gingery Quote of the Day “Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” — Sharon Begley Word of the Day Blench — To shrink; flinch; quail: an unsteady eye that blenched under another’s gaze. Distribution of ...

Pennsylvania may tweak new law to avoid vote counting logjam

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By MARK SCOLFORO and MARC LEVY Associated Press HARRISBURG — Lawmakers may change Pennsylvania's sweeping new election law to avoid a logjam of mail-in ballots that would extend vote counting in the presidential race for days afterward, a top lawmaker said Monday. House Majority Leader ...

Virus pushes beyond Asia, taking aim at Europe, Mideast

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By KIM TONG-HYUNG and MATT SEDENSKY Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea — The new virus took aim at a broadening swath of the globe Monday, with officials in Europe and the Middle East scrambling to limit the spread of an outbreak that showed signs of stabilizing at its Chinese ...

Chuck Nihart among crowd at Donna Clemente book signing

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By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express RENOBO — Author Donna Clemente was all smiles Saturday at the Renovo Area Public Library, as the library hosted a book signing that certainly exceeded all expectations. There was a constant line of more than 100 friends, family, residents and others who ...

Police News – Feb. 24

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Drug Possesion CENTRE HALL — A 20-year-old Centre Hall man is accused of drug possesion by state police at Rockview. Police said the man was stopped for a vehicle code violation on Brush Valley Road at 12:29 p.m. Feb. 19, and investigation revealed a small amount of marijuana and drug ...

South Renovo Fire Chief honored

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South Renovo Fire Chief Eric Knauff, left, was recognized recently for 25 years of volunteerism at the Citizen’s Hose Company of South Renovo Station #28 following a monthly meeting. Knauf joined the company as a junior firefighter when he was 13 but has spent even more years as a young child ...

Second person in days killed by Mardi Gras float in New Orleans

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man was struck and killed by a Mardi Gras float during a raucous Saturday night street parade in New Orleans, becoming the second person in days killed along a parade route during this year's Carnival season, authorities said. The man was fatally injured just before 7 ...

JS High School leads in Stock Market Challenge

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MILL HALL — The first week is in the books for the Clinton County/Woodlands Bank Stock Market Challenge with PennCFL. And Jersey Shore High School, under the direction of teacher Harvey Barnhart, is in the lead. Its portfolio stands at $104,640.28 after Week One. In second place is Sugar ...

Judge halts plan to move virus patients to California city

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COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — A court temporarily blocked the U.S. government from sending up to 50 people infected with a new virus from China to a Southern California city for quarantine after local officials argued that the plan lacked details about how the community would be protected from ...

Old Photo Album: The drilling rig

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This is a Dorsey Calhoun natural gas drilling rig that was located in the Kettle Creek stream area. In the 1940s Dorsey Calhoun became an over night millionaire with a legion of rigs hitting several large producing wells. Thank you western Clinton County Historian Charlie Barnum for sharing ...

Skeptic of world being round dies in California rocket crash

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BARSTOW, Calif. (AP) — A California man who said he wanted to fly to the edge of outer space to see if the world is round has died after his home-built rocket blasted off into the desert sky and plunged back to earth. “Mad" Mike Hughes was killed on Saturday afternoon after his rocket ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY and Happy Belated Anniversary to Greg Hanley, of Beech Creek. Happy Birthday to Jim Wensel and his son, Steve Wensel, both of Blanchard and Marsha Carpenter. Word of the Day Quiddity — The quality that makes a thing what it is; the essential nature of a thing. Quote of the ...

Military repair depot to cut hundreds of contract jobs

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CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A military repair depot in central Pennsylvania has announced plans to lay off or reassign hundreds of contract employees due to an anticipated decrease in workload. Letterkenney Army Depot said the reduction will affect 323 contract personnel, nearly half of its ...