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LOCK HAVEN — The following call was dispatched by the Clinton County Communication Center. SUNDAY — At 2:05 p.m., Haneyville, Kettle Creek and Black Forest fire departments were called to 1900 Francis Road, Brown Township, Lycoming County for a motor vehicle accident. The call was ...

Mason Heaton begins worthy senior project

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MILL HALL — Mason Heaton, a senior at Central Mountain High School has chosen as his senior project a “Shop Local/Donate Local” mission. He’s working with the Clinton County Housing Coalition Inc./Life Center-Merit House and Downtown Lock Haven Inc. to use local businesses as drop ...

County to train members of assessment board

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LOCK HAVEN — For the first time ever, members of the Clinton County Assessment Board of Appeals will be required to complete training under Act 155 of 2018. Clinton County Chief Assessor Keith Yearick brought the news to the county commissioners work session on Monday morning. Yearick ...

Beech Creek Road closing for repairs

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BEECH CREEK — The Beech Creek Road will be closed to traffic from Packer Lane to Sand Springs Road on Feb. 25 for repairs, according to the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Forestry, Sproul State Forest. A portion of Beech Creek Road in this section suffered a ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Renee Miller! Happy Birthday to Michelle Dawn (Gentile) Kuntz, 37, of Butler; Glen Allen Andrus Sr., 69, of Lock Haven, and Jeremy Hayden Wenner, 20, of Port Matilda Quote of the Day “I don’t think well of people who are prejudiced against people ...

Many seeing higher garbage fees thanks to sinking recycling market

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By Stephanie Panny Wilkes-Barre Citizens’ Voice, via AP WILKES-BARRE — Some Luzerne County residents have experienced harder hits to their wallets this year, as many municipalities are dealing with rising garbage and recycling rates. In Nanticoke, the annual rate went up $38 — ...

Local Briefs

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Free new boots and shoes for kids this Saturday LOCK HAVEN — It’s nice to have new boots in cold, wet, snowy weather. Families who can’t afford boots for all their kids or teens may get help at the Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank, which will be open 11 a.m.-2 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 15 ...

Republicans prepare for battle in upcoming election

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LOCK HAVEN — The Republicans came to Lock Haven with battle lines drawn, armed with plans, promises, petitions and a roomful of ammunition. Nearly 200 members of the GOP from Clinton County and beyond filled the banquet room on the second floor of the Elks Lodge downtown on Saturday night, ...

Police News – Feb. 10

Police, court and fires

Drug possession BELLEFONTE — State Police at Rockview recently made a drug arrest. According to police, they were conducting a regulatory traffic checkpoint when they encountered a 2012 Nissan truck that had a strong smell of marijuana. Upon investigation, police found marijuana and other ...

SV Historical Society to display Native American artifacts

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By AMBER MORRIS For The Express LOGANTON — The Sugar Valley Historical Society is hosting an event that dates back farther than any other they have ever featured about the history of Sugar Valley, and it’s drawing the attention of people far and wide. The presentation will be given ...

Betty Schantz honored for lifetime service

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LOCK HAVEN — “What if we don’t win?” That was the response from Dr. Betty Baird Schantz when Clinton County Commissioner Jeff Snyder asked her to be his campaign chairman about 10 years ago, Snyder recalled. Fortunately for both of them, that didn’t happen. Snyder won his ...

Old Photo Album: Help in Renovo after the ‘72 flood

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After the ‘72 Flood, a tractor-trailer load of clothes and food arrived at the Renovo St. Joseph Catholic Church to be distributed to the victims of the flood. People that helped distribute the items are from left, David Watt, Harold Watt, Mr. Daubert, Jim Moriarity, Randy Morton, Mr. ...

Two soldiers killed, six wounded in Afghanistan

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By RAHIM FAIEZ and KATHY GANNON Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan — Two U.S. soldiers were killed and six wounded in a so-called insider attack in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province late Saturday when an Afghan dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire, the U.S. military ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Norman Johnson. Happy belated birthday to Ethel Kinley, of Farrandsville. Word of the Day Synonymous — Equivalent in meaning; expressing or implying the same idea; having the character of synonyms or a synonym. Quote of the Day “When it is obvious ...

New Philadelphia police chief starts amid surge in homicides

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The new commissioner of the nation's fourth-largest city police force will start work Monday amid a surge in homicides and calls for action to address ongoing allegations of racism and gender discrimination. Danielle Outlaw, the former police chief of Portland, Oregon, ...

Calendar of Events

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TODAY — Monthly Cash BINGO, St. John’s Catholic School, 116 East Bishop Street Bellefonte. Paying out $850 each evening. Doors will open to the public for food and Games of Chance at 6 p.m., and the first BINGO will begin at 7 p.m. $20 for 20 Games. Walk-ins welcome! Smoke Free Facility. ...

Outrage after gunman ambushes NYC police twice in 12 hours

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By SOPHIA ROSENBAUM and DEEPTI HAJELA NEW YORK (AP) — A gunman is in custody after he ambushed police officers in the Bronx twice in 12 hours, wounding two in attacks that ignited outrage from officials who blamed the violence on an atmosphere of anti-police rhetoric. The man, whose ...

Pa. Lottery

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Local man celebrates milestone

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LOCK HAVEN — Imagine living 100 years on this earth — 100 years of love, laughter and accomplishments, the ups and downs of life and changes from the good ol’ days into the age of technology. For one local man, it isn’t just a figment of his imagination. He’s lived it. Edgar ...