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KC students given a voice in their learning

Local news

MILL HALL — Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, Keystone Central School District has had to change some of their teaching methods. They have adjusted in the best way possible; a way that benefits every student, every teacher, and every parent. KCSD has decided upon furthering the ...

Police news – May 27

Police, court and fires

Cemetery vandalized BELLEFONTE — State Police at Rockview are looking for anyone with information connected to an incident of vandalism at a cemetery near the intersection of Buffalo Run Road and Rock Road in Benner Township. Five tombstones, valued at $6,700, were spray painted between ...

Salvation Army honors volunteers, children in Kids Cafe program

Community

LOCK HAVEN — May is usually a busy month for the Salvation Army in Lock Haven. Every year, the Salvation Army holds its annual Volunteer Banquet to honor and thank their volunteers who serve throughout the year. The volunteers dedicate their time and talents all year long to help those in ...

Centre County is going green this Friday

Local news

BELLEFONTE — It’s not easy being green. During his daily news conference Tuesday, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Centre County will move to the green phase on Friday, May 29. Centre County will bypass the full seven-day waiting period since Wolf was already willing to announce them to ...

A Special Tribute

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED When Terry and Carmen Banfill got up on Memorial Day morning, they felt sad, knowing that this year the events that they normally participated in would not be held due to the COVID-19. They then remembered the new flag they had purchased for Highland Cemetery to be placed near ...

Summer concert series postponed

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LOCK HAVEN – The 2020 Lock Haven City Summer Concert series will not take place as soon as originally planned. City staff and the concert series committee announced this summer’s series of concerts at Triangle Park and the Corman Amphitheater will start at a later date this ...

LH Moose plans drive-through chicken BBQ on Saturday

Community

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven Moose Lodge will be holding a drive-through chicken BBQ on Saturday, May 30, at the Moose Lodge, 150 S. Hanna St., from 1-4 p.m. Cost of the meal, which includes chicken, baked potato, sides, roll and desserts is $10. Officers and members will be serving this ...

Veterinarian killed in riding mower accident

Local news

JERSEY SHORE — Local veterinarian Dr. Bradford Baker was killed late Monday afternoon when the Kubota Zero-Turn lawn mower he was riding overturned, trapping him under the unit. Baker was cutting grass at his home on Torbert Lane, off of Route 44, in Watson Township, when the accident ...

Dangerous blood clots pose a perplexing coronavirus threat

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First came a high fever, drenching sweats and muscle aches. Then, almost a month later, a weird numbness that spread down the right side of her body. Darlene Gildersleeve thought she had recovered from COVID-19. Doctors said she just needed rest. And for several days, no one suspected her ...

Around the Town

Community

Good Day and Happy Birthday to Kim Welch of Mill Hall and her grandson Gannon Vonada of Lamar! Happy Birthday to Kenneth Dickey Sr... Kyle Rupert of Lock Haven (belated). Word of the Day Insufflate — To blow or breathe (something) in. Quote of the Day “It’s better to be a ...

Pennsylvania preps short-term budget amid virus uncertainty

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HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania state government was preparing a temporary no-new-taxes budget plan Tuesday that maintains current spending levels while budget makers watch to see how badly tax collections are damaged by coronavirus-related shutdowns and whether the federal government sends another ...

Cancellations and Postponements

Community

EVENTS — Due to the Coronavirus, St John’s UCC of Tylersville is postponing their annual yard sale scheduled for June 5 and 6. At this time, another sale date has not been determined. — The Centre County Grange Fair has been canceled. — The Avis Memorial Day Carnival scheduled for ...

As virus ebbs, Wolf touts increased testing, contact tracing

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HARRISBURG (AP) — With 18 counties preparing to move to the least restrictive phase of Gov. Tom Wolf's reopening plan, the number of new virus infections continues to fall throughout Pennsylvania and officials say they're making strides in their ability to manage flareups. Virus testing has ...

Help for the Community

Community

Centre YMCA hosting soup drive-throughs BELLEFONTE — Every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon, Bellefonte YMCA of Centre County’s anti Hunger program will host a soup drive-through at the Bellefonte YMCA. Meals will be distributed behind the building in the municipal parking lot. ...

Centre County is going green Friday

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Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf said that Centre County will move to the green phase of his coronavirus reopening plan after all this Friday. County commissioners there had previously asked Wolf to keep Centre, which is home to State College and Penn State University, among other things, in the yellow ...

Residents of Fulmer’s Personal Care Home celebrate Memorial Day

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DUNNSTOWN — The coronavirus pandemic didn’t stop the residents of Fulmer’s Personal Care Home in Dunnstown from celebrating Memorial Day yesterday afternoon. Almost all of the home’s residents enjoyed a cook out and outdoor concert performed by The Hunter Family, all while soaking ...

Police News 5-26

Police, court and fires

Minor assaulted, robbed MILESBURG — A 15-year-old Milesburg boy was assaulted and robbed of his wallet and phone near the intersection of Playground Avenue and Commercial Street on May 22 at 8:53 p.m., state police at Rockview said. The teenager was allegedly assaulted and robbed by four ...

Annalee Schmidt is JS Lions’ Citizen of the Month

Community

JERSEY SHORE — The Jersey Shore Lions’ Club Citizen of the month for May is Annalee Marie Schmidt, daughter of Nathalie and Carl Schmidt of Jersey Shore. Annalee’s activities include FBLA, Key Club, National Honors Society, National Spanish Honors Society, National English Honors ...