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New bakery prepares to open in downtown Lock Haven

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — It’s the talk of the town. City residents and other members of the Clinton County community have been watching with anticipation as the building which previously housed Inspirations Floral is being transformed into a bakery — something that hasn’t been seen in downtown ...

Police news – Oct. 22

Police, court and fires

Firearm stolen RENOVO — A .225 single-shot Derringer revolver was stolen from a 2016 Chevrolet vehicle between Sept. 26 and Oct. 15 along 6th Street in Renovo, state police at Lamar said. An investigation into the theft is on-going, police said. Bike found LOCK HAVEN — A black ...

LHU professor creates new rural criminology course

Community

LOCK HAVEN—Throughout the fall semester, many Lock Haven University faculty have needed to adjust the way they teach their classes. For Dr. Katie Ely, the switch to online presented some challenges for a newly offered elective in the criminal justice department. Ely created a new course — ...

‘The Haunted Mansion’ is as good as any Halloween movie

Arts and Culture

Keeping in my theme of reviewing scary and then not-so-scary movies I’ve chosen 2003’s “The Haunted Mansion” this week. When I was a kid, and even now, when I think of a children’s Halloween-type movie I automatically think “Hocus Pocus” or “Casper” but “The Haunted ...

BASD board hears report on virtual learning

Local news

BELLEFONTE — Although there have been a few cases of COVID-19 in the Bellefonte Area School District, there are no plans for the district to go fully remote, interim superintendent Tammie Burnaford told school board members at Tuesday night’s board meeting. The district has had a total of ...

Emergency services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communication Center. MONDAY — At 6:10 a.m., Lamar Township Fire Department and Lock Haven EMS were called to 7136 Nittany Valley Drive, Lamar Township, for a vehicle accident. The call was cleared at 6:58 a.m. — ...

Old Photo Album: Do you know these Key Club officers?

Community

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Pictured are four Lock Haven High School students. The group are listed as the Lock Haven Key Club officers but their names are not listed. Anyone who may be able to identify one of the students, or knows when the photo was taken, is asked to contact Laura Jameson at ...

‘In the Mouth of Madness’ is one of Carpenter’s best

Arts and Culture

There are a few names that are synonymous with cinematic horror. One of this pantheon is, without a doubt, John Carpenter. Most known for “Halloween” and “The Thing,” Carpenter has a library’s worth of cult classic horror films stretching from the 1970s through the 1990s. “In the ...

Unknown group sends voters intimidating emails

Local news

BOSTON (AP) — Democratic voters in at least four battleground states including Florida and Pennsylvania received threatening emails, falsely purporting to be from the far-right group Proud Boys, that warned “we will come after you” if the recipients didn’t vote for President Donald ...

Free drive-thru flu shots at Nittany Mall this weekend

Community

STATE COLLEGE — Geisinger is hosting a community drive-thru flu shot clinic this weekend for anyone 18 years and older. Drive-thru flu shots will be available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24, and Sunday, Oct. 25, at The Nittany Mall, 2633 E. College Ave., State College. The flu ...

Given to Vote: Pearl Jam gets political again during hiatus

Arts and Culture

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Stone Gossard made some serious promises this campaign season. Pearl Jam fans who answered FaceTime calls from the rhythm guitarist got something extra for taking a vote-by-mail pledge — the latest offering from the band in a career full of activism and advocacy for ...

Welker on tap to moderate second debate

Local news

NEW YORK (AP) — This fall’s presidential debates have chewed up moderators. President Donald Trump steamrolled Chris Wallace with constant interruptions in the first one, a performance that cost the Republican incumbent support in the polls. Susan Page struggled to make the vice ...

Around the Town

Community

GOOD DAY to Jack and Wendy Doherty Quote of the Day “The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” — Nicolas Chamfort Word of the Day Gnarled — Having a rugged, weather-beaten appearance. Avis Fire Co. Appreciation Day On Sunday, Nov. 8, Grace Fellowship Church, 19 ...

Trump the dancer? His moves to ‘YMCA’ at rallies are a hit

Local news

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — He adjusts his coat. He gazes out at the crowd. And then he goes for it. President Donald Trump, a man who is famously particular about his appearance, is fully embracing doing a dad dance to the Village People’s “YMCA” as the finale to his rallies in the ...

Local briefs

Community

Bellefonte to address parking meters BELLEFONTE — Bellefonte Borough Council will hold a public hearing regarding the proposed amendment to Chapter 530: Parking Meters at their regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 2. The meeting will be held virtually. If you would like to be ...

County works through changes, provides secure election process

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — Elections are always an interesting time in Clinton County. But this year, the interest... and workload... has reached a higher level, with changes in voter laws, more options on how voters can cast ballots, an extension of the deadline for receiving ballots, and release of ...

Pedestrian Mall closed

Community

LOCK HAVEN — Last Saturday was the last time Main and Grove streets will be closed for the Pedestrian Mall. Downtown Lock Haven Inc. — which requested the street closures be extended until Oct. 31 — notified city staff they would no longer need the Pedestrian Mall for the next two ...

Free COVID testing site returning to Nittany Mall

Local news

BELLEFONTE — If you missed an opportunity to get a free COVID-19 test at the drive-through site in State College a few weeks back, don’t worry. Another free COVID-19 testing site is on its way. The testing site will return to the Nittany Mall next week. At Tuesday’s Centre County ...