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Where you die can affect your chance of being an organ donor

Local news

By LAURAN NEERGAARD and NICKY FORSTER Associated Press WASHINGTON — If Roland Henry had died in a different part of the country, his organs might have been recovered. And lives could have been saved. But the local organ collection agency said no. It gave no reason, no explanation to ...

JS Middle School ‘comes alive’, brings out the best in everyone

Local news

From Staff Reports JERSEY SHORE — As the 2019-20 school year kicks off, the Jersey Shore Area Middle School has continued to promote the motto, JSAMS Come Alive! What started as a theme for the 2018-19 school year has gained so much momentum that the building has adopted it again. The ...

CM students enter orginal artwork in PennDOT contest

Local news

MILL HALL — The snow hasn’t begun to fly, but the plows are ready. Once again, PennDOT’s “Paint the Plow” program is off and running. “Paint the Plow” is a community outreach program in which students are invited to paint a PennDOT snow plow blade with original artwork to ...

Police news – Oct. 19

Police, court and fires

Man charged with sexual assault JERSEY SHORE — A Jersey Shore man is facing several sexual assault charges. Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police report that Gary Probst, Jr., of Jersey Shore was charged with statutory sexual assault, sexual abuse of children, unlawful contact with a minor, and ...

STEP hosts Fall Festival

Community

LOCK HAVEN — On Oct. 2, the STEP Clinton County Community Center welcomed over 160 attendees from Head Start families and the public for the annual Fall Harvest Festival. The event also serves as a yearly kick-off for the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) program, ...

Property management company celebrates new identity

Business

LOCK HAVEN — One Focus Property Management, formerly Fish Property Management, will host a grand opening and ribbon cutting event at their Lock Haven location to celebrate their new identity. The event, from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at One Focus Property Management, 220 N. Jay St., Lock ...

All Saint’s Day

Religion

By Rev. Bryon Reynolds Finding Faith The Fall Harvest Season is one of my very favorite times of the year. People gather together at many different event venues to buy and sell crafts, as well as consume the traditional pumpkin and apple treats. Pumpkin coffee, doughnuts, hot cider with ...

Bird Watchers: Bird Emergency

Outdoors

By GARY METZGER A bird watching friend of mine has often mentioned that he is just not seeing as many birds in his favorite spots as in years past. I have usually just offered that neither he nor I are getting any younger and that our eyes and ears aren’t what they once were. Similarly, ...

Interim provost named at LHU

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — Dr. Stephen P. Neun has been named interim provost and vice president for academic affairs at Lock Haven University, effective Oct. 14, replacing Dr. Donna Wilson, former provost and executive vice president for academic affairs,who has been named Pennsylvania’s State System ...

Emergency services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were received at the Clinton County Communications Center. — At 10:51 a.m. the Beech Creek/Blanchard Fire Department responded to a tree down at 55 Martins Grove Road in Beech Creek Township. The call was cleared at 11:29 a.m. — At 1:10 p.m., the Mill ...

Friends of the Trail workday is Sunday

Community

LOCK HAVEN — After two consecutive years of never ending rainfall washed out sections of the Bald Eagle Valley Trail system, the Clinton County Planning Department announced the third party contractor has completed repairing drainage issues. To optimize the trail’s surface condition, ...

Bob Thompson completes training with IRA experts

Business

LOCK HAVEN — Bob Thompson of Diversified Asset Planners, Inc. and J. W. Cole Financial, Inc. completed his semiannual training with America’s IRA Experts at Ed Slott and Company, LLC in Dallas, Texas on Sept. 19-21. The workshop, which was attended by members of Ed Slott’s Master ...

Two ways to respond to trouble like a Christian

Religion

Let me begin by telling you something you already know: In your life there will be hardships, there will be trials, there will be tears and there is no way to avoid them. You do not avoid the troubles of life by being a Christian. (John 16:33) Jesus warned of great difficulty in this life! ...

Dogwood Circle names October Garden of the Month

Outdoors

Dogwood Circle Garden Club has chosen Diane and Dave James, 517 Wright St., Flemington as winner of the October Garden of the Month. Gardening their corner lot for the past 50 years the James have surrounded their landscape with a riot of color, especially chrysanthemums in fall. Every spring ...

LH man jailed on child porn charges

Local news

From Staff Reports LOCK HAVEN — A Lock Haven man is jailed on charges of sexual abuse of children in relation to disseminating and possessing child pornography. Christopher Michael Cundiff, 36, of 139 Youngs Avenue, was arrested by state police at Lamar on Thursday following a search of ...

Sentencings in Clinton County

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The information in Courthouse Roundup is obtained from public record. It is policy of The Express that this information will not be withheld from publication. — Justin Dean Miller, charged with aggravated indecent assault of a child less than 13 years of age, corruption of ...

Did you know that Penn State Extension is at your service?

Community

What is Penn State Extension? What do we do? Where are we? And more importantly, how can we serve you or your community? I will provide answers for the first three questions and we will come back to the fourth question at the end of this article. Penn State Extension, previously called Penn ...

Local church briefs

Religion

Vendors wanted for Craft Show MILL HALL — New Hope Fellowship Church, 6436 Nittany Valley Drive, Mill Hall, are looking for vendors for their craft show on Nov. 23. Spaces cost $10. Those interested in can contact Mary Ann at 570-297-8324 to learn more about how to sign up. The show will ...

Snowmobile youth safety course offered

Outdoors

HYNER — The Hyner Mountain Snowmobile Club’s youth Pennsylvania snowmobile safety course will be conducted on Sunday, Nov. 17, at the Hyner Mountain Snowmobile Club lodge, which is located along Route 44 approximately 6 miles north of Haneyville in Clinton County. Class participants ...

Halloween activities in the area

Local news

From staff reports It’s beginning to look a lot like ... Halloween. Just drive down a city street or road and you’ll find properties decorated in orange and black... sometimes even dark purple and orange lights ... as the Oct. 31 holiday approaches. Jack-o-lanterns have taken their ...