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Climate change will impact birds, too

Outdoors

The last time carbon dioxide levels were this high, trees were growing at the South Pole. A shocking line, but is it true A recent National Geographic article reports on these facts and more. And what does it all mean? Well, unless something is done to reverse the course of greenhouse gas ...

Gardening: A diversion with some real benefits

Garden

As the pandemic took root in spring, many people staying home turned to backyard gardening. With summer ahead and counties turning from red to yellow, and perhaps eventually green, all those newer green thumbs should keep on tending their gardens to maximize a rewarding experience, said Jane ...

Ross Library lists memorials, gifts and donations

Community

LOCK HAVEN — The Ross Library has received the following memorials, gifts and donations. Memorials — C. Ron Berry from PASR Clinton County Chapter, Tom and Carole Livingston; Anna Cruse from Carol A. Confer, Kathy Ebeling, Scott and Cathy Walker, Kathryn and John McKenna; Diane ...

Surprise retirement parade

Religion

Beech Creek Wesleyan Church held a surprise retirement parade for Donna Jeirles. Several cars filled with well-wishers of all ages gathered to parade by Donna’s home. Donna’s friends and family joined the church caravan. There were balloons, signs, gifts and lots of smiles. Donna drove ...

Larger streams are critical for wild brook trout conservation

Outdoors

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Latin name for brook trout - Salvelinus fontinalis - means speckled fish of the fountains, but a new study by Penn State researchers suggests, for the first time, that the larger streams and rivers those fountains, or headwaters, flow into may be just as important to the ...

Demonstrators vow to sustain momentum until change happens

Local news

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters stirred by the death of George Floyd vowed Friday to turn an extraordinary outpouring of grief into a sustained movement as demonstrations shifted to a calmer, but no less determined, focus on addressing racial injustice. In Minneapolis, where Floyd died in ...

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. — Daniel Albert Cole, charged with unauthorized use of automobiles, pay $80.55 in restitution and spend five to 12 ...

Old Photo Album: Flemington Merchants identified

Community

Pictured are players and coaches of the Flemington team in the Intercommunity League of Clinton County. The team won the Intercommunity League Championship in 1988. They are, kneeling from left, Shane Winners, batboy Thomas Hardy, Keith Doberstine, Junior Emel, Jared Hardy, JT Hill and Ryan ...

Area churches to hold in-person services

Religion

LOCK HAVEN — With Clinton County moved into the “green phase” of Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening plan many area churches are transitioning back to in-person Sunday services. The following churches have announced their intent to hold services this Sunday, June 7. Any churches who with to ...

Citing jobs, Trump claims victory over virus, econ collapse

Local news

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump effectively claimed victory over the economic crisis and COVID-19 on Friday and major progress against racial inequity, heartily embracing an unexpectedly good jobs report in hopes of convincing a discouraged nation he deserves another four years in ...

Proceedings from district judges

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following court proceedings were held before district judges. — William Robert Condo Jr., charged with driving under the influence-second offense, driving while blood alcohol content is 0.02 or greater while license is suspended, driving without a license and careless ...

Around the Town

Community

GOOD DAY and Happy 50th Anniversary to Richard and Rita Clark. Word of the Day Aeolian — Of or caused by the wind; wind-blown. Quote of the Day “The hardest thing about being famous is that people are always nice to you. You’re in a conversation and everybody’s agreeing with what ...

Sylvan Hills to hold virtual summer camp

Religion

HOWARD — Sylvan Hills Christian Service Camp is hosting free virtual summer programs this year for children in pre-k through recent high school graduates. Their deans are designing creative content to allow campers to have the most authentic camp experience possible from the comfort of ...

Regatta boat races postponed until 2021

Local news

LOCK HAVEN – Another annual event has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was announced Thursday that the 50th annual Jaycees Regatta boat races will be rescheduled for Sept. 4 through 6 in 2021, according to the Delaware Valley Outboard Racing Association. Although boat racing ...

Courthouse Roundup

Police, court and fires

MARRIAGE LICENSES — William Joseph Raudabaugh Jr., of Lock Haven, and Heather Louise Stover, of Lock Haven, on May 21. — Erin Marie Reinsch, of Lock Haven, to Harrison Ovie Umuakpor, of Glenolden, on May 21. — Ronald Lee Smith, of Mill Hall, to Galene Marie Reynolds, of Mill Hall, on ...

Ross Library honors teachers, students

Community

LOCK HAVEN — Staff at Ross Library has compiled a list of Books of Honor to mark the accomplishment of students and teachers at local schools who have nearly completed a most extraordinary school year. Book titles and recipients of the honors will be listed elsewhere in The Express, as ...

12 more counties going green on June 12

Local news

HARRISBURG — All 67 Pennsylvania counties are now either in the yellow or green phase of reopening and Governor Tom Wolf announced that 12 additional counties will move to green at 12:01 a.m., June 12. Those counties include Adams, Beaver, Carbon, Columbia, Cumberland, Juniata, Mifflin, ...

UPMC doctors give update on nursing home care of elderly

Local news

WILLIAMSPORT — UPMC doctors Donald Yealy, UPMC chair of emergency medicine, and David A. Nace, UPMC Senior Communities chief medical officer, offered an update on UPMC’s long-term care and nursing facilities in a recent press briefing, stating the system continues to adapt to changes amidst ...