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Canada’s last intact ice shelf collapses due to warming

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Much of Canada's remaining intact ice shelf has broken apart into hulking iceberg islands thanks to a hot summer and global warming, scientists said. Canada's 4,000-year-old Milne Ice Shelf on the northwestern edge of Ellesmere Island had been the country's last intact ice shelf until the end ...

Cancellations

Community

— The reunion for the descendants of the late Jesse and Susan (Rhine) Klinefelter scheduled for Aug. 9, 2020 at the Porter Township Recreation Park has been canceled. They hope to see everyone at the next reunion in August 2021. — The 2020 Keskunhaka Festival has been canceled due to ...

Cuomo clears New York schools statewide to open, carefully

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York schools can bring children back to classrooms for the start of the school year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday, citing success in battling the coronavirus in the state that once was the U.S. heart of the pandemic. The Democratic governor's decision clears ...

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 11 ...

Monday Night Movies at the Heisey Museum

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LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Historical Society will be hosting Monday Movie nights on the grounds of the Heisey Museum, 362 E. Water St., Lock Haven during the month of August. The first film will play on Aug. 17 at 8 p.m. The Night of the Hunter is a 1955 Noir film starring Robert ...

Around the Town

Community

GOOD DAY and Happy Anniversary to Glenn and Shirley Jacobs. Happy Birthday to Cara Montarsi, 40 today, Macy Akeley, and Paulina Corl of Bellefonte, 64, on Sunday. Quote of the Day “Go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.” — Jimmy Carter Word of the Day ...

A new look

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LOCK HAVEN — There’s a lot of updates underway inside the Clinton County Courthouse. Contractors from Wheary Inc. and Turnkey Electric have been hard at work in the large courtroom and entryway with renovations since early this summer. So far they’ve painted the ornate ceiling a ...

Police News – August 7

Police, court and fires

Driver charged with DUI JERSEY SHORE — Gina Rhinehart, 40, of 410 S. Broad St., Jersey Shore, was alleged to have been under the influence of alcohol and drugs when she sideswiped two parked cars in the 800 block of Allegheny Street in Jersey Shore about 8:30 p.m. on June 26, Tiadaghton ...

Howard Happenings

Community

LIONS CLUB NEWS Howard Area Lions Club will have its 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 ...

Back to school: Tips for helping children wear masks

Health

We’re in the full swing of summer, which believe it or not means the new school year is now just around the corner. Though the course of the virus could alter plans, right now many schools plan to reopen with at least some in person operations. To help keep our community safe, it’s ...

Wolf recommends no high school sports until 2021

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf sent shock waves throughout the sports world Thursday when he recommended at his daily press conference that no sports should be played until Jan. 1, 2021. The response came when a reporter asked for guidance regarding fans and spectators at high school sporting ...

JS area man jailed for terroristic threats

Police, court and fires

JERSEY SHORE —A Porter Township man remains locked up in the Lycoming County Prison on charges of terroristic threats and recklessly endangering after waving a loaded handgun and pointing it at a relative about 11:30 a.m. on July 20, Tiadaghton Valley Regional police Sgt. Brian Fioretti ...

Local Briefs

Community

Civil War Reenactment plans upcoming events STATE COLLEGE — The August meeting of the 148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, Civil War Reenactment Group will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Hoss’s Steak and Sea Restaurant, 1450 N. Atherton Street, ...

Managing Stress and Anxiety: When is it too much?

Health

It seems like everywhere we turn we’re being inundated by all that’s going on in the world. The global pandemic, social unrest, and life in general may be causing you stress and feelings of anxiety. Stress is a feeling of emotional or physical tension. It can come from any event or thought ...

Penn State: No fans at football games

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UNIVERSITY PARK — If football games are played at Beaver Stadium this fall, it will happen without fans. On Thursday, Penn State announced that it is preparing for the upcoming fall sports season without fans in attendance. And yes, that includes football. The announcement was made by Vice ...

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 11 ...

New urologist joins UPMC team

Health

WILLIAMSPORT — David Kurz, MD, urologist, has joined the Urology Services team in Williamsport. Dr. Kurz received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, and completed his residency in urology with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ...

Volunteers wanted for city’s farmers market

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LOCK HAVEN —The city of Lock Haven is looking for volunteers to help at the downtown farmers market. City Manager Gregory Wilson told council during their regular meeting this week that volunteers are welcome to take part in the Market on Main produce sale. The farmers market is held ...

Cancellations

Community

— The reunion for the descendants of the late Jesse and Susan (Rhine) Klinefelter scheduled for Aug. 9, 2020 at the Porter Township Recreation Park has been canceled. They hope to see everyone at the next reunion in August 2021. — The 2020 Keskunhaka Festival has been canceled due to ...

Heart risks of marijuana use need more research

Health

Marijuana use could hurt the heart and blood vessels, according to a report that found no cardiovascular benefits to cannabis use and called for more research of the drug that is growing in popularity. Cannabis studies have been limited because it is listed as a Schedule 1 controlled ...