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Finding fall foliage in Clinton County

Outdoors

Editor’s Note: This article is being rerun today due to inadvertant errors in yesterday’s article caused by The Express’ new computer system. We apologize for the mistakes and hope you’ll hit the road and admire some of Mother Nature’s finest. LOCK HAVEN — If you’ve been waiting ...

BASD hears more about new attendance guidelines

Local news

BELLEFONTE — On Tuesday, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration announced an amendment to ongoing indoor and outdoor gathering guidelines that greatly increases the number of attendees allowed at such events. According to the maximum occupancy calculator, the allowable indoor rate ...

Emergency Services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communication Center. TUESDAY — At 10:40 a.m., Lock Haven and Beech Creek/Blanchard fire departments and Lock Haven and Flemington Goodwill Hose EMS were called to 300 Bellefonte Ave., Lock Haven for a carbon monoxide ...

‘Underworld’ still compels despite tired trope

Arts and Culture

I don’t write very often, but I had to get in on Spooktober for Throwback Thursday. I’ll be reviewing two movies: the first of which is presented here, ‘Underworld.’ To be clear, it would be something of a stretch to call ‘Underworld’ a horror film. It’s much closer to a Gothic ...

Trout Unlimited gets $95,595 for watershed restoration

Local news

HARRISBURG — A Clinton County project is one of 23 projects in the state that has been awarded grant funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) that will help communities and the environment around the state by restoring impaired watersheds. Trout ...

PA CareerLink Centre County reopens

Community

BELLEFONTE– PA CareerLink Centre County at 240 Match Factory Place, Bellefonte, has reopened for business. The office is open from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:15 p.m. on Monday and Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Customers are encouraged to call ...

‘Jennifer’s Body’ is criminally underrated

Arts and Culture

We’re going to switch gears from child friendly, fun-for-all-ages like last week to something a lot more teen/adult rated. (Although ethically teens shouldn’t be watching movies rated R either but I’m not your parent.) I have been planning to review this movie for MONTHS since starting ...

Pine Creek supers OK conditional use for New Love Center

Local news

AVIS — The Pine Creek Township Supervisors unanimously approved a conditional use for The New Love Center’s new building at 263 Henry St., at their in-person meeting on Wednesday morning. The building will be used primarily for The New Love Center’s partnership with Geisigner for their ...

“Operation Christmas” to work differently this year

Community

AVIS — The 10th “Operation Christmas” for Pine Creek Township, Avis Borough, Wayne and Dunnstable townships planning has commenced, though it may look different this year according to Pine Creek Township Police Chief Dave Winkleman. “The need is going to be higher this year,” he ...

Former Clinton County inmate settles suit

Local news

WILLIAMSPORT — An exotic dancer has accepted $37,000 to settle a federal lawsuit in which she claimed she was the victim of sexual harassment while an inmate at the Clinton County Correctional Facility in 2015. The settlement between Jada Ferguson and the prison, retired Warden John Rowley ...

Clinton County school retirees receive awards

Community

PHOTOS PROVIDED In photo at right, Carmen Banfill, left, and Donna Yost display the Volunteer Awards they received as members of the Clinton County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees. Phyllis Grenoble made the presentations. Above, Betty Giles received a state ...

Around the Town

Community

Good Day Lots of Happy Birthdays to celebrate today, including Lanny Patrick Allen, of Chatham Village, McElhattan; Deaven Meta Shade, 25, of Phildadelphia; Curtis Jeffrey Kuntz, 13, of Butler, Pa.; Brian Joseph Young, 35, of State College; Natalie Confer Imel, of Bellefonte and Esther Barner ...

Clinton up 1; Centre adds 26 COVID-19 cases

Urgent information

One new case of COVID-19 was reported in Clinton County and Centre saw an increase of 26 cases on Wednesday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 218 total cases of COVID-19 in Clinton County. Centre's current total stands at ...

Ballot collection boxes installed at Piper Building

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — Beginning Thursday, Oct. 8, Clinton County will have two mail-in and absentee ballot return boxes ready for ballots at the Piper Building, 2 Piper Way, Lock Haven. The official ballot collection box is marked for ballots and located at the door to the Piper Building. And ...

Finding fall foliage in Clinton County

Community

LOCK HAVEN — If you’ve been waiting anxiously to get out and see the colorful fall foliage in our area, it’s time to hit the road. According to the state’s weekly Fall Foliage report, the foliage in Clinton County is currently “approaching best color,” so get out and enjoy. Here ...

Mail-in, absentee ballots to be collected at Willowbank Building

Local news

BELLEFONTE — Centre County voters will have an opportunity to cast their ballots very soon. At Tuesday’s Centre County Board of Commissioners’ meeting, chair Michael Pipe announced that the new ballot boxes are almost ready to go for county residents to drop off their official ballots. ...

BEA crowns 2020 Homecoming Queen

Community

TIM WEIGHT/FOR THE EXPRESS Although COVID-19 has disrupted many milestones recently, Bald Eagle Area High School was able to crown its 2020 homecoming queen before a home game on Friday, Oct. 2. Madison Eckley, escorted by Trey Foster, took home the title. Following the crowning, Eckley was ...

Wolf eases pandemic crowd limits

Local news

HARRISBURG (AP) — Coronavirus-related crowd restrictions for both indoor and outdoor events were loosened Tuesday by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, who called the shift “a gradual adjustment to our lives as we learn how we can do things safely” until there’s a vaccine for the virus or cure ...

Photo of the Day

Community

AP Photo/Harvey Georges This view from the Washington Monument shows the crowd attending a special Mass celebrated on the Mall by Pope John Paul II, Oct. 7, 1979.