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Five Penn College academic majors reaccredited

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WILLIAMSPORT— A global accreditation leader has given its stamp of approval to five Pennsylvania College of Technology majors. The ABET Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission has reaccredited the college’s associate degrees in civil engineering technology, plastics and polymer ...

Are we alone? Nobel Prize goes to three who tackled cosmic query

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By SETH BORENSTEIN and DAVID KEYTON Associated Press WASHINGTON — They are two of the most fundamental questions not just of science, but of humanity: How did we get here? And are we alone? A Canadian-American cosmologist and two Swiss scientists split this year's Nobel Prize in Physics ...

A lesson on genealogical research

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LOCK HAVEN — Justin Houser, president of the Clinton County Genealogical Society, will speak on cemeteries and ancestor searches at the Poorman Gallery, 352 E. Water St., Lock Haven, on Sunday, Oc., 13, from 2 to 4 p.m. Houser will discuss just what you can and cannot learn about your ...

Senators warn of foreign social media meddling in US vote

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By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators urged President Donald Trump on Tuesday to warn the public about efforts by foreign governments to interfere in U.S. elections, a subject he has largely avoided, and take ...

Man charged with drug possession

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JERSEY SHORE — State Police at Montoursville recently made a drug arrest. According to police, at 5:44 p.m. on Oct. 3, police made a routine traffice stop on a 1994 Chevrolet Cruze being driven by Christopher Welch, 35, of Jersey Shore. It was discovered that Welch was in possession of ...

Wheat weaving class revives Harvest Folk Art

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LOCK HAVEN — A wheat weaving class will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to noon at Ross Library, 232 W. Main St. in Lock Haven. The class is being offered by Kathryn Romani, an Olde World folk artist from Howard, to keep this traditional harvest folk art alive. No special skills ...

New Love Center battles food insecurity from the basement

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By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com JERSEY SHORE — In the basement of St. John’s Evangelical Church in Jersey Shore, there are shelves packed with food. But this food isn’t for a church dinner or being saved for a rainy day. No, this food is to help battle food insecurity. Last ...

Women charged

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SALLADASBURG — State Police at Montoursville investigated a case of harassment on Oct. 2. Police responded to a disturbance along Main Street in Salladasburg Borough, Lycoming County. Two females, 20 and 23 of Jersey Shore were questioned and then cited for harassment. The incident took ...

Tickets available for Salvation Army Soup Off

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LOCK HAVEN — It’s time to get your tickets for the Salvation Army’s Annual Soup Off. The fundraiser will feature favorite soups from local restaurants and diners will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite soup. Restaurants in this year’s contest and the soup they will ...

LH Council receives update on solar array proposals

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LOCK HAVEN - City Public Works Director Anthony Stopper updated council on the city's proposed solar array project at the former sewage treatment plant. So far Stopper has talked with three more companies since council heard proposals from two others, IGS and RER Energy, in August. Council ...

Husband and wife charged

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JERSEY SHORE — Jason Winter, 40, and his wife, Geri Winter, 34, of 108 N. Broad St. in Jersey Shore were arrested by Tiagaghton Valley Regional Police for possession with intent to deliver suboxone and related offenses in the 800 block of Allegheny Street in Jersey Shore on Sept. 22. The ...

Old Photo Album

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Before the Lock Haven Hospital, now UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven, was built along Cree Drive near Flemington, the hospital was located along Susquehanna Avenue past Lock Haven University. Above, the hospital board of trustees met on Jan. 21, 1958 to review plans for the new building. Seated, ...

Three infants dead at Geisinger Danville

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DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania hospital is racing to determine the source of a waterborne germ that appears to have infected at least eight infants in the neonatal intensive care unit, three of whom have died, officials said Monday. Geisinger Medical Center in Danville has begun ...

Woman charged with felony shoplifting

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JERSEY SHORE — Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police recently charged Cassandra Welshans, 28, of 600 Railroad St., Jersey Shore with several crimes. According to police, Welshans was charged with felony shoplifting and misdemeanor receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing a total of $96 ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY to Jean Rote of Lock Haven Quote of the Day “And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupery Word of the Day Kindergraph — Photograph of a ...

Judge says New York prosecutors can see Trump’s tax returns

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By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK — With President Donald Trump under siege on Capitol Hill, a federal judge dealt him a setback on another front Monday and ruled that New York City prosecutors can see his tax returns for an investigation into such matters as the payment of ...

Man charged with DUI

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JERSEY SHORE — Courtland Baier, 22, was arrested by Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police on Aug. 16 for DUI and careless driving in the 500 block of state Route 44 south in Nippenose Township. His blood-alcohol content was 0.19. Baier was sent a summons to appear before a district judge.

Calendar of Events

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TODAY — Yappy Hour dog walk and social, “Yappy Halloween,” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8. Will begin at the Riverwalk Beach Overview Pavilion and conclude at the Brown Family Patio at the Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center (DACC) on the campus of LHU. WEDNESDAY —October meeting of ...

Emergency services

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LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were made to the Clinton County Communications Center. — At 12:15 p.m., the Lock Haven Fire Department responded to a fire alarm along 130 E. Main St. in Lock Haven. The call was cleared at 12:36 p.m. — At 4:28 p.m., the South Renovo, Renovo and Lock ...