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Clinton up 12; Centre adds 109 virus cases

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Clinton County saw an increase in COVID-19 cases on Monday as Centre’s numbers continue to climb. As of Monday afternoon, Clinton County reported 12 new cases, increasing its total to 198 since the outbreak first began, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Centre County, ...

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GOOD DAY to Marie Vilello Quote of the Day “Your imperfections make you beautiful, they make you who you are. So just be yourself, love yourself for who you are and just keep going.” — Demi Lovato Word of the Day Allege — To assert without proof or before proving. Vendor ...

Toomey silent on whether Senate should consider court pick

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, who endorsed waiting eight months until after the 2016 election to fill a Supreme Court vacancy, has not said whether he will support Senate consideration of a nominee in the weeks before November’s election. Toomey ...

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Vendor Appreciation Days Oct. 17-18 at fairgrounds MACKEYVILLE — With cancellation of Christmas in the Barns due to the pandemic, the Clinton County Fairgrounds will be the place to be for Vendor Appreciation Days on Oct. 17 and 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Craft vendors and food ...

Secrecy envelopes will cause electoral chaos, official warns

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Philadelphia’s top elections official is warning of electoral chaos in the presidential battleground state if lawmakers there do not remove a provision in Pennsylvania law that, under a days-old court decision, requires counties to throw out mail-in ballots returned ...

Report: Order to shorten count wasn’t made by Census Bureau

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The decision to shorten by a month the 2020 head count of every U.S. resident was not made by the U.S. Census Bureau and some agency officials suspect it was made by the White House or the Department of Commerce, according to a report from the bureau’s watchdog ...

Clinton adds 12; Centre up 109 COVID-19 cases

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Twelve new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Clinton County and Centre saw an increase of 109 cases on Monday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 198 total cases of COVID-19 in Clinton County. Lock Haven University, which ...

Police News – Sept. 21

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DUI suspected SALONA — The driver of a vehicle involved in a one-vehicle accident is suspected of driving while intoxicated, according to state police at Lamar. Police said Angelica C. Santiago, 22, of State College, was southbound on South Hecklmans Gap Road in Lamar Township, at 3 a.m. ...

LHU receives grant to study environmental contaminants

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LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University is one of three schools sharing a $1.43 million research grant to study per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), an emerging contaminant of concern in Pennsylvania waterways. The project is funded through the Department of Defense Strategic ...

LHU face-to-face instruction resumes today

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LOCK HAVEN — Limited face-to-face instruction at Lock Haven University, which was paused for two weeks due to a high infection rate, was scheduled to resume today. In a notice to the “Campus Community,” released on Sunday, students and staff were notified of the return of on-campus ...

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LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were received at the Clinton County Communications Center: SATURDAY — At 10:12 a.m., the Beech Creek/Blanchard Fire Department responded to wires down at 123 Maple Ave., Beech Creek. The call was cleared at 12:03 p.m. — At 3:23 p.m., the Beech ...

County doles out 2020 CDBG funds

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LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County commissioners have announced three recipients of Community Development Block Grant funds for 2020. Applicants chosen to receive funding include: — Western Clinton County Recreation Authority — $43,875. The authority will use the funds to repair the ...

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GOOD DAY and Happy (belated) Birthday to Scott Allen Young, of State College, 41 on Sept. 20. Quote of the Day “We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” — Kurt Vonnegut Word of the Day Gist — The main point or part: essence. Free ...

Centre adds 97 virus cases; Clinton up one

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BELLEFONTE — Numbers are still on the rise in Centre County. On Saturday, Centre County added 97 new cases of COVID-19. The county now has 1,727 cases. In the past two weeks alone, Centre County has added 1,075 new cases of the deadly virus. The majority of the positive cases are ...

$10,000 grant awarded for Cultural Center study

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LOCK HAVEN — The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission has awarded Downtown Lock Haven Inc. a $10,000 grant to help fund a feasibility study into transforming the historic Masonic Temple downtown into a Cultural and Performing Arts Center. The grant was among a total of $2.6 million ...

Music fills the air at Renovo park

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KEVIN RAUCH/THE EXPRESS The Greater Renovo Area Heritage Park held their third free concert in a series of five at the 16th Street Park in Renovo Sunday afternoon as Unhinged performed a three-hour set. The tunes provided a great sound to the eastern end of town during such an otherwise odd ...

Ribbon cutting, check presentation held at railroad station

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CHRIS MORELLI/THE EXPRESS A ribbon-cutting was held at the Train Station in Castanea on Sunday afternoon. Pictured in the first photo, from left are, John Gradel, JoAnn Bowes and Bonnie Hannis. The ribbon-cutting was held to dedicate a portion of the Castanea Railroad Station Welcome Center. ...

George Daniel heads fly fishing program at Penn State University

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UNIVERSITY PARK — George Daniel is truly living the dream. Daniel, who resides in Beech Creek, is the lead instructor and director of Penn State University’s fly fishing program. Toward the end of 2019, Daniel took over that role. Penn State’s fly fishing program is a part of its ...