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The Silver Lining

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Spring is finally here! Spring is finally here! We can feel and smell it in the air. The winds are blowing things about. The sun is bright and finally out. Children are out and about Playing ball and riding bikes. Birds are flying and singing with glee, Busy building their nest ...

Senior’s weakness for scams may be warning sign of dementia

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By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON - Does an older friend or relative have a hard time hanging up on telemarketers? Or get excited about a "You've won a prize" voicemail? New research suggests seniors who aren't on guard against scams also might be at risk for eventually ...

Ask Rusty: Social Security matters

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Dear Rusty: We are a little confused about husband and wife Social Security benefits. I am 63 years old (born 1955) and still employed full-time. My wife turns 60 this month. She is retired military and has been working in the civilian sector for a number of years now. She has always earned ...

The various types of arthritis

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METRO — Arthritis affects hundreds of millions of people across the globe. The Arthritis Foundation® notes that more than 50 million adults in the United States have some type of arthritis, while the European League Against Rheumatism estimates that rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid ...

Baskets full of Easter joy

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PHOTOS PROVIDED Dozens of youngsters attended an Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday following church services at Commonplace, held at Avenue 209. The girls and boys of all ages had a great time filling their baskets with eggs of every color. The event, held in the yard at Evergreen Commons, was ...

Police News — April 23

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Police: Texting caused rollover crash LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven City Police investigated a rollover crash that took place at 9:37 a.m. on April 20. According to police, Brandon Bernazzoli of Altoona was traveling along South Jones Street in Lock Haven. He was texting and not paying ...

Commissioners plan to attend ‘listening tour’

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By JOHN RISHEL jrishel@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman will be visiting Lock Haven University campus Saturday to discuss the possibility of legalizing recreational marijuana use in the state. And Clinton County commissioners Robert “Pete” Smeltz and ...

Emergency Services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched from the Clinton County Communications Center. SUNDAY - At 1:58 a.m., the Lock Haven Fire Department responded to a gas leak at Wasson Automotive in Lock Haven. The call was cleared at 2:20 a.m. - At 2:14 a.m., the Lock Haven Fire ...

Flemington Easter Egg Hunt winners announced

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FLEMINGTON — The Hi-Neighbor committee held its annual Easter Egg Hunt at Grove Park on Saturday, April 13. There were plenty of eager egg hunters. Prize winners were: - Ages 0-2 — Lucas Killinger, T.J. Barholomew and Hale Ulsamer of Lock Haven. The tricycle winner was Lowen Kahler of ...

LHU president hears students’ concerns at Town Hall

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By KIARA TINNIN ktinnin@lhu.com LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University campus community was invited to the Sloan Auditorium to hear the most recent updates being considered at the university and voice their concerns on issues. There were many topics discussed. Students and faculty ...

Calendar of Events

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TOMORROW - Clinton County Dems Relay for Life team’s spaghetti dinner fundraiser, Lock Haven Sons & Daughters of Italy, 1 N. Henderson St., Lock Haven. Take-outs 4-5 p.m.; sit down meals 5-7:30 p.m. Tickets $10 for adults or $5 for children under 10. ——— Send us the news of ...

Mail for the homeless: Local lifeline for those off the grid

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By ALFRED LUBRANO, The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Shuffling slowly with her cane, Dee McDowell lined up to receive her mail in a large, well-lighted room at Broad Street Ministry on the Avenue of the Arts. Once, she worked in a retail store, and had an actual address. ...

Old photo album: Clark’s Market in Avis

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EXPRESS ARCHIVES Before the Minit Mart along Route 150 in Avis came to be it was Clark’s Market. Clark’s Market was constructed sometime in the 1980s. The small grocery store provided area residents with items they needed for almost a decade before the Minit Mart took over. Now, the ...

Paving begins tomorrow on Penns Valley bridge

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PENNS VALLEY — Paving work on the Route 45 (Penns Valley Road) bridge in Centre County is scheduled to begin tomorrow. The bridge spans Pine Creek in Haines Township, near the village of Woodward. The contractor will reduce the bridge to an alternating traffic pattern under 24-hour ...

Dear Annie: Gossip doesn’t lead to anything good

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Dear Annie: My co-worker, “Jane,” is the front-desk person and has a bird’s-eye view to everything. For the past several years she has noticed that it appears that my supervisor is having an affair with another co-worker. I, too, have noticed what appear to be signs of an affair. Although ...

Around the Town

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Good Day and Happy Birthday to Katie Killinger and Zach Fishel! Word of the Day Rapacious —Ravenous or aggressively greedy. Quote of the Day “Artistic temperament is the disease that afflicts amateurs.” — G. K. Chesterton Class of 55 luncheon on Wednesday LHHS and ICHS ...

Easter egg hunt in Bellefonte a success!

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PHOTOS PROVIDED Hundreds join in celebration at Talleyrand Park Above, Frankie McDermott, of Bellefonte, poses with a stuffed Easter Bunny on Saturday following the Easter egg hunt. Several hundred children took part in the annual event. To the right, Cam Chavanic, of Bellefonte, hugs ...

Emergency services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched from the Clinton County Communications Center. FRIDAY r At 11:43 a.m., Renovo Emerald Fire Department, Flemington Goodwill Hose EMS, state police at Lamar and PennDot responded to a motor vehicle accident on Swamp Branch Road, Noyes ...