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Two heavy equipment majors reaccredited at Penn Tech

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WILLIAMSPORT – Two associate-degree majors within the heavy construction equipment technology program at Pennsylvania College of Technology have been reaccredited by The AED Foundation. Accredited for five more years are heavy construction equipment technology: Caterpillar equipment ...

Bids open for Centre County courthouse project

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BELLEFONTE — Centre County took another step on its path to crucial courthouse renovations on Tuesday. At the Centre County commissioners’ meeting, bids were opened for Phase II of renovations at the landmark. Bids came in for general trades, plumbing, fire protection and ...

No parking on sections of Main Street, Bellefonte Ave.

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LOCK HAVEN — Starting at 5 p.m. today parking will be prohibited on both the north and south sides of East Main Street from Henderson to Mill Street and the north side of Bellefonte Avenue from Triangle Park to West Church Street, Lock Haven City Police announced. Orange “no parking” ...

Local briefs

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Shoe Bank to give free, new shoes this Saturday LOCK HAVEN - Kids pick out a new pair of sneakers or shoes, parents get a break with their budget, and volunteers enjoy happy smiles. That’s what the Shoe Bank is all about. It’s a simple idea: free, new shoes for kids and teens who need ...

Calendar of Events

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Today — 52nd Annual Family Style Pork and Sauerkraut Dinner, St. Luke’s Catholic Church, 120 Kendall Avenue, Jersey Shore, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. Takeouts all day. Pay at the door. — Lock Haven Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner, 4 to 7 p.m., Dunnstown Fire Hall. Tickets cost $8 per ...

Once controversial levee now a community blessing

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By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — On a sun-splashed Monday afternoon, a host of past and present city officials, dignitaries and members of the community gathered at the corner of Jay and East Water streets to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the dedication of the ...

Assault investigated

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MILESBURG — State Police at Rockview investigated a case of assault that took place at 8 a.m. on Sept. 27 along South Eagle Valley Road in Boggs Township, Centre County. According to police a fight between two minors from Milesburg and Snow Shoe, respectively, left one student with ...

Community Foundation funds horse ring fence at fairgrounds

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MACKEYVILLE — The Clinton County Fairgrounds has benefited from thousands of dollars of donations and contributions through the Clinton County Community Foundation over the past 20 or more years. And this year was no exception, as the fairgrounds received $6,812 for a new fence around the ...

Jennifer Hagaman named new Director of Veterans Affairs

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By RICK KESSINGER rkessinger@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — Clinton County has a new Director of Veterans Affairs, taking on the responsibilities of Bill Bechdel who held the position previously, and her name is Jennifer Hagaman. Upon graduation in Parkersburg, W. Va., Hagaman served for ...

Man charged with public drunkeness

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LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven City Police reported a case of public drunkeness at 3:15 a.m. on Oct. 12 along East Bald Eagle Street in Lock Haven. According to police, Robert Steel, 22, of Lock Haven was found banging on people’s doors because he was intoxicated to the point that he did not ...

Kyleigh Hager named BPW Girl of the Month

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JERSEY SHORE — The Business and Professional Women’s Club Girl of the Month for October is Kyleigh Madison Hager, daughter of Carrie and Aaron Hager of Jersey Shore. Kyleigh’s activities include basketball, Prom Committee and Student Council for one year; Key Club for two years, Mat ...

CORRECTION

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LOCK HAVEN — The next lunch program of Lock Haven Christian Women’s Club is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Flemington Church of Christ at 714 Fairpoint Road, Allison Township. Theme for the luncheon is “A Crafty Lunch.” The day was incorrect in Saturday’s Express. We apologize ...

Man charged with DUI

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SALLADASBURG — Kadeem Holmes, 26, of Salladasburg, was charged with DUI and driving with a suspended license after getting caught by the county’s DUI task force at routes 220 and 287 in Piatt Township on May 24. Holmes declined to submit a blood sample and was released on $1,500 bail.

Blaine W. Mann named Lions Citizen of the Month

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JERSEY SHORE — The Jersey Shore Lions’ Club Citizen of the Month for October is Blaine Warren Mann, son of Michael L. Mann of Jersey Shore. Blaine’s activities include Key Cllub, Prom Committee, one year; Baseball, track and field, IT Club and National Honors Society; National English ...

Trump orders Turkey sanctions; US scrambles for Syria exit

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By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON — Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria -- an assault Turkey began after Trump announced he was moving ...

Man charged with drug possession

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JERSEY SHORE — Hunter Frantz, 20, of 328 High St., Jersey Shore was charged by Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police with possession and intent to deliver 45 grams of marijuana and related offenses. The event took place at Allegheny Street and Pennsylvania Avenue on Jan. 29. He was released on ...

Students make Jared Boxes for hospitalized children

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Sixth grade students at Central Mountain Middle School recently completed a Jared Box project as a 9/11 National Day of Service project. Students and their families donated items to be packed into shoe boxes and given to children at Mount Nittany Medical Center. The goal was 75 boxes, but the ...

Another Philadelphia shooting wounds two, one critically

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two more people were wounded, one critically, in the same section of Philadelphia on Monday where six people ranging in age from 14 to 27 were wounded the evening before by gunfire during another violent weekend in the city. Police said the latest shots reported shortly ...

Emergency Services

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LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were reported to the Clinton County Communications Center. Sunday — At 9 a.m., the Castanea Fire Department, Flemington Ambulance, State Police at Lamar and LifeFlight responded to a motor vehicle accident along East Valley Road in Greene Township. The ...

Old Photo Album: M.A.S.H. 4077th at BEN High School

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Students at Bald Eagle Nittany High School pose for a photo dressed as characters from the hit show “M.A.S.H.” They are, from left, Brian Grieb, Holly Dauberman, Scott McCartney, Kelly Shady, Heidi Weaver and Doug Hartman.