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LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communication Center. FRIDAY — At 9:20 a.m., Lamar Township/Salona, Mill Hall and Sugar Valley/Loganton fire departments were called to a wildfire at 1334 Riansares Road, Lamar Township. The call was cleared at 12:10 ...

Residents enjoy classic polka tunes at Triangle Park

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JAMES RICCARDO/THE EXPRESS The John Stevens Polka Band entertained a crowd at Triangle Park on Friday evening as part of the Lock Haven City Summer Concert Series. This was the sole concert of the weekend due to the floating stage performances being held every other Sunday. The next concert ...

Gig workers face shifting roles, competition in pandemic

Business

NEW YORK (AP) — There were the two-hour, unpaid waits outside supermarkets when San Francisco first started to lock down, on top of the heavy shopping bags that had to be lugged up countless flights of stairs. And yet even after signing up for several apps, 39-year-old Saori Okawa still ...

Beta blockers work with other hyperthyroidism meds

Health

By KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 80 years old. Two years ago, I was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. I am taking methimazole 10 milligrams, two tabs daily. Whenever the endocrinologist reduces the tablets to once daily, my TSH remains low. I am also taking metoprolol. I read on my ...

Human remains found in river near South Avis

Local news

SOUTH AVIS — State police at Lamar and Clinton County Coroner Zach Hanna are investigating the discovery of human remains found Thursday along the Susquehanna River in Pine Creek Township, Clinton County. Hanna said the remains were discovered along the riverbank by fishermen. Although ...

Clinton County Republicans plan Meet and Greet

Community

LOCK HAVEN - The Clinton County Republican Party will host a grand opening and Meet and Greet the Candidates Night on Saturday, July 11, from 6-8 p.m at the GOP Election Center located at 57 Bellefonte Ave. in Lock Haven. Area Republicans and conservative Independents are invited to come ...

England assesses the reopening of pubs

Business

LONDON (AP) — It seems to have been more like a typical Saturday night than a drunken New Year's Eve. The reopening of pubs in England does not seem to have overwhelmed emergency services as many had feared ahead of the biggest easing of Britain's coronavirus lockdown. But one senior police ...

County sees no increase in virus numbers

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — Clinton County has remained steady over the weekend with no increase in COVID-19 case numbers. To date, 80 people in the county have tested positive for the virus, the Pennsylvania Department of Health said. Of those, 70 have been confirmed and 10 are considered probable, ...

Old Photo Album: Heisler Locomotive

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PHOTO PROVIDED Pictured is the first Heisler Locomotive used at the Glen Union Lumber Company. Glen Union is located halfway between Lock Haven and Renovo along Route 120. Standing in front of the train are George Scrimshaw, engineer; William F. Scrimshaw, foreman; Earl Shady, brakeman; Ellis ...

Antlerless deer licenses go on sale July 13

Local news

HARRISBURG — If you haven’t yet purchased your 2020-21 Pennsylvania hunting license, now might be the time. The new license year began July 1, meaning new licenses are required when hunting. And without a 2020-21 general license, hunters are unable to apply for 2020-21 antlerless deer ...

Ross Library receives memorials, honors and gifts

Community

LOCK HAVEN — Ross Library has benefited from the following memorials, honors, gifts and donations received from June 1-30. IN MEMORY OF Paul Antram from Nancy Antram and children; Mary Bartholomew from Brenda and Doug Grove; Ronald Berry from Dennis and Jane Marasco; Deanna Bitner from ...

Sheriff: Two dead, eight hurt in South Carolina shooting

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A shooting at a nightclub early Sunday left two people dead and eight wounded in South Carolina, a sheriff's official said. Two Greenville County sheriff's deputies noticed a disturbance at Lavish Lounge just before 2 a.m., and saw a large crowd running out of the ...

At the Parks

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The following events will take place at area state parks. Per CDC guidelines, participants in these programs are asked to wear a mask when attending. Registrations for any of these events will be taken by calling 570-753-6005, or by going to DCNR’s calendar of events. LITTLE PINE — On ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY and Happy Belated Birthday to Pete Myers and Madeline James on July 5 Quote of the Day “Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame of the past. Let us accept out own responsibility for the ...

Community Services

Community

SHOES for Shore reopens JERSEY SHORE — SHOES for SHORE reopened on Saturday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to noon. SHOES for SHORE supplies shoes to underprivileged children up to age 17 at no cost. They are located in room 101 of the Tiadaghton Valley Mall, 701 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore. All ...

Cancellations

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— The Casper and Phoebe Peter Family reunion scheduled for July 12 at Bald Eagle State Park is canceled. The next reunion will be July 11, 2021. — The George Rogers family reunion scheduled for Sunday, July 26, has been canceled. The next reunion will be held in 2021. — The reunion ...

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 — TOPS #1466 in Castanea has begun meeting again. They are now ...

Ready to play

Local news

MILL HALL — If there is a high school football season this fall, the Central Mountain Wildcats will be playing on one of the nicest fields in central Pennsylvania. A new artificial surface is being installed at Don Malinak Stadium at Central Mountain High School. The process began a few ...

Police news – July 3

Police, court and fires

Drug possession HOWARD — A 19-year-old Pittsburgh man was charged with drug possession following a one-vehicle crash near the intersection of state Route 220 and Jacksonville Road on July 2, Spring Township, State Police at Rockview said. The driver of a 2004 Ford surrendered drug ...