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Three new COVID-19 cases reported in Clinton County

Urgent information

Clinton County added three new case of COVID-19 on Friday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 128 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 113 are confirmed and 15 are probable. So far 2,796 people have tested negative to ...

Hope lives here

Local news

MACKEYVILLE — The non-profit Horses of Hope, Inc. and its veterans program Heroes & Horses is about to make a lot of horses happy. The organization is expanding to a new 27 acre location, generously donated by Robert Maguire, in Woolrich. This not only provides 15 full acres of ...

Police News – August 14

Police, court and fires

Signs stolen WOODWARD — State Police at Rockview investigated a case of theft that took place along Pine Creek Road in Haines Township, Centre County. According to police, a total of three political signs were stolen from property owned by Sam Derugen, 73, of Woodward. The signs stolen ...

Howard Happenings

Community

LIONS CLUB NEWS Howard Area Lions Club will have their Food Bank distribution on Aug. 17 for residents who live in the Beech Creek area of Clinton County and those of Centre County in the Lions Club service area that missed their food bank pickup date already. The Lions have changed the hours ...

Tips to avoid caregiver burnout

Health

Caring for a loved one that needs extra support can be mentally, physically, and emotionally exhausting. The stress of having to manage someone else’s life or the excessive compassion you may feel for your loved can turn into caregiver burnout. The truth is, you cannot — and should not — ...

Reaching a milestone: Anna Hull celebrates 100th birthday today

Local news

MILL HALL — A century filled with ups and downs, love and loss, laughter and tears. That’s the milestone Clinton County resident Anna Hull has reached today. Hull, whose maiden name is Blazina, was born on Aug. 14, 1920, in Bellefonte. Her father, Frank Thomas Blazina, worked in a ...

Emergency Services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communication Center. WEDNESDAY — At 11:50 a.m., Lock Haven, Dunnstown and Jersey Shore fire departments and Lock Haven and Flemington Goodwill Hose EMS were called to a structure fire at 372 E. Bald Eagle St., Lock ...

Renovo Library to reopen Aug. 19

Community

RENOVO — Renovo Area Library’s renovation is complete! The library will be reopening Wednesday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. The library staff is excited about reopening to serve the public and hopes you will visit soon. The library will be running on reduced hours, to allow for cleaning and ...

UPMC Williamsport receives Stroke Care Quality Achievement Award

Health

WILLIAMSPORT — UPMC Williamsport has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate ...

Wolf: No plan to change recommendation on school sports

Local news

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf said Thursday he has no plans to change his position that school sports should be canceled until 2021. Wolf's administration issued a “strong recommendation” last week that scholastic and recreational youth sports be put off until January to help ...

District judge handles DUI, drug cases in Jersey Shore

Police, court and fires

JERSEY SHORE — Arriving at Arby’s on Allegheny Street in Jersey Shore to investigate a report of a possible drunk driver in the drive-thru, Tiadaghton Valley Regional Patrolman Tyler Bierly immediately spotted the bloodshot eyes of Ronald Vanemon sitting behind the wheel of a 2012 Chevrolet ...

Community Services

Community

(Editor’s Note: If your organization is no longer participating in the food programs listed below, please call The Express and let us know so we can remove that information. Contact Lana Muthler at 570-748-6791 or lmuthler@lockhaven.com. Thank you.) Shoes for Shore open Saturday, Aug. ...

DOH provides alternative distribution of potassium iodide tablets

Health

HARRISBURG — Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine announced that in lieu of in-person free potassium iodide, or KI, tablet distribution the department has provided in previous years, the tablets are available to all Pennsylvanians who live or work within 10 miles of the state’s five ...

Solid Waste Authority approves letter of intent

Local news

McELHATTAN— The Clinton County Solid Waste Authority met Wednesday evening and unanimously approved a Letter of Intent from MAS Energy Holdings, LLC regarding a proposed project. The project will take all of the landfill gas recovered from the Wayne Township Landfill and convert it into ...

Cancellations

Community

— The 2020 Keskunhaka Festival has been canceled due to concerns related to COVID-19. The Tompkins Family looks forward to seeing everyone at the 2021 Keskunhaka Festival. — The Young-Swartz family reunion has been canceled for this month. The reunion will be held next year. — ...

Depression may complicate recovery from peripheral artery disease

Health

People with a vascular condition that commonly affects arteries in the legs could have a tougher road to recovery if they also have depression, according to a new study. The research, focusing on 1,243 people in the U.S., the Netherlands and Australia treated for peripheral artery disease, or ...

Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

Local news

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday that he opposes additional funding for the U.S. Postal Service, acknowledging that his position would starve the agency of money Democrats say it needs to process an anticipated surge in mail-in ballots during the coronavirus ...

Back in Business

Community

The following businesses, churches and organizations have let The Express know their status as the green phase reopening continues. If you’d like to add your business or agency to the list, send it to lmuthler@lockhaven.com. — Blanchard Church of Christ is holding in-person services at ...

Suicide and social distancing

Health

METRO — Suicide is a significant issue across the globe. According to SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education), nearly 800,000 people die by suicide across the globe each year, and suicide is the second leading cause of death in the world for people between the ages of 15 and ...