×

News

Emergency Services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were received at the Clinton County Communications Center: WEDNESDAY — At 1:05 p.m., Dunnstown, Lock Haven (Hope Hose), Lock Haven (Citizen’s Hose) fire departments as well state police at Lamar responded to an alarm in the 2900 block of Renovo Road in ...

Turbulance Dance on stage tonight, Saturday

Community

Tumblers and twirlers from Turbulance Dance Academy have been preparing for Clinton County’s Got Talent today and Saturday, Feb. 21-22 at Central Mountain High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6. Cost is $7 and benefits CMHS Baseball.

Heart health for you and your baby

Health

By Dr. JOSHUA STUTZMAN When you are pregnant, you probably notice the fatigue, shortness of breath, and light-headedness that can sometimes overcome you. Did you know that these symptoms are caused by changes in your heart and blood vessels? To ensure your baby gets enough oxygen and ...

Book signing Saturday with Donna Clemente

Local news

RENOVO — The Renovo Area Public Library will be hosting a book signing with author Donna Clemente on Saturday Feb. 22, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Clemente will be signing copies of her book “To Prove Them Innocent.” The author’s memoir is a first-hand account of how she and her ...

Howard Happenings

Community

By TAMMY COAKLEY CHICKEN BBQ Howard Fire Company will host a chicken bbq at the fire station tommorrow, Feb. 22 at noon. The dinner will include 1/2 chicken, baked beans, macaroni salad and a roll for $8. Please continue to support your local fire department with their fundraising ...

What is a widowmaker heart attack?

Health

By Dr. MICHAEL LAZAR A heart attack happens when blood flow to your heart muscle is blocked for long enough to damage the muscle. If blood flow isn’t restored quickly, the heart muscle begins to die from a lack of oxygen, and non-functioning scar tissue forms in its place. If enough muscle ...

Fracking debate causes tremors in battleground Pa.

Local news

By MARC LEVY Associated Press HARRISBURG — The notion of banning fracking is dividing the Democrats running for president and increasingly dividing Democrats in the presidential battleground state of Pennsylvania, where fracking has vaulted it to the No. 2 natural gas producer behind ...

Salvation Army Citadel construction

Community

The metal beams of the Salvation Army Citadel, located along East Church Street, can be seen rising up from the ground back in 1965. Major Donald R. Lance, commander in the 1960s, told The Express that the work would move rapidly and be completed sometime in 1966. The citadel still stands on ...

Thompson is executive director of Children’s Advocacy Center

Health

STATE COLLEGE — Meredith Thompson, MS, has been named as the new executive director of Mt. Nittany’s Children’s Advocacy Center of Centre County. “At its core, the Children’s Advocacy Center works to provide help and healing for children and families in our region,” says Kathleen ...

Amid ‘Anonymous’ fallout, NSC adviser reassigned

Local news

By JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON — Victoria Coates, a top official on the National Security Council, is being reassigned amid fallout over the identity of the author of the inside-the-White House tell-all book by “Anonymous.” Coates, who serves as national security ...

Around the Town

Community

GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Harold Heaton, Brayden Lee Berry and T.J. Martin. Another Happy Birthday to the Mantle twins, Lisa and Lana, 59 years-old today. Word of the Day Redux — Brought back: used postpositively. Quote of the Day “The best way to keep children home is to ...

UPMC for Kids comes to Clinton County

Health

UPMC for Kids, Pennsylvania’s largest Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) plan with the highest number of enrolled children and teens, recently announced that it has expanded to 16 additional counties, including Clinton County, to better serve the health care needs of children. The ...

Local Briefs

Community

Old MH School Scholarships available MILL HALL — The reunion committee of former students and faculty of the Old Mill Hall School is offering two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each — one for a boy and one for a girl in the Central Mountain High School Class of 2020. Those ...

Calendar of Events

Community

TODAY — Indoor Yard Sale, Flemington Church of Christ, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Food, along with homemade pies, will be available for purchase. —Clinton County’s Got Talent, 7 p.m. Central Mountain High School Auditorium. Admission price is $7.Proceeds from the event benefit Central ...

Rutter’s opens its doors in Bellefonte

Local news

BELLEFONTE — There’s a new gas station in town, Bellefonte. Rutter’s opened its doors at 731 Rishel Hill Road in Benner Township at 6 a.m. Wednesday. By 8 a.m., the store was buzzing with activity. Customers pumped gas, grabbed ready-made breakfast sandwiches and poured coffee. If day ...

Police news – Feb. 20

Police, court and fires

Vehicle hits buggy LOGANTON — Erica T. Baney, 24, of Loganton, was charged with careless driving after she struck a horse drawn buggy from behind with her 2016 Jeep Cherokee along North Mill Street on Feb. 5, state police at Lamar said. Baney was traveling south on the roadway near the ...

Grange Fair queen competes at state convention

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED The 2019/2020 Centre County Grange Encampment and Fair Queen Morgan Bair are shown with several members of the Grange Fair Committee after Bair completed against 50 other fair queens at the 2020 Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs Convention held in January. Bair ...

CCAC starts off new year by welcoming LHU

Arts and Culture

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Arts Council kicked off its first 2020 exhibition with a show celebrating the artwork of local Lock Haven University students and professors. LHU art professors Philip Huber, Kathryn Anderson, Vance McCoy and Ray Heffner all had work on display, each ...

Bellefonte Council talks new meters

Local news

BELLEFONTE — If you’re used to parking for free in downtown Bellefonte after 5 p.m., you’ll want to enjoy it while it lasts. At Tuesday night’s Bellefonte Borough Council meeting, council discussed — at length — a change that will take effect soon. As soon as the new parking meter ...

JS grad honored at national convention for research

Community

WILLIAMSPORT — Lycoming College chemistry major Lydia Yorks ‘20 of Jersey Shore, Pa., received a John F. Conn Award at the Gamma Sigma Epsilon (GSE) Biennial Convention, held Nov 8-10, 2019 in North Carolina. She earned the award for her research poster, “NMR Studies of Ruthenium ...