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Father and son…

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — The offices of Richard L. Powers II at 525 High St. have recently been renovated, as the local dentist prepares for some pig and party... and welcomes his oldest son into the office building. Chiropractor Richard “Lee” Powers III has opened his practice alongside his ...

Police news – Sept. 24

Police, court and fires

Fugitive from justice in Centre County BELLEFONTE — A Shirleysburg, Pa. man was arrested and charged as a fugitive from justice and with possession of drug paraphernalia on Sept. 21 in Boggs Township, Centre County, state police at Rockview said. John Ellsworth Steele, 44, was observed ...

That’s the Scoop

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED Mike Gardner, at That’s the Scoop made sure everyone got their favorite flavor of ice cream and their change when the store was located on Main Street. That’s the Scoop moved out of this location several years ago. We’re unsure of who the kids are in front of Mr. ...

Reading under the lights

Local news

KEVIN RAUCH/THE EXPRESS Bucktail athletes read to elementary students The Bucktail Campus held their annual “Reading Under the Lights” night recently, moving this year’s program indoors to the Dale Florey Gymnasium. In addition to Renovo Elementary and Bucktail faculty, this year ...

Calendar of events

Community

TODAY r “Technology @ the Library,” free one-on-one training and answers to technology questions, 1-2 p.m., Centre County Library and Historical Museum, 203 N. Allegheny St., Bellefonte. Bring your gadget or computer. Information: 814-355-1516, www.centrecountylibrary.org. WEDNESDAY r ...

Green cards for immigrants on benefits could be limited

Local news

By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press SAN DIEGO — The Trump administration has proposed rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance. Federal law already requires those seeking green cards to prove ...

Around the town

Community

Good Day and Happy Birthday to Debbie Hackenburg! Word of the Day Boracic — Poor or broke. Quote of the Day “The object of the superior man is truth.” — Confucius Democratic meet-up The Clinton County Democratic Committee will hold its regular monthly meeting Thursday, ...

100 years ago, US fought its deadliest battle in France

Local news

By SYLVIE CORBET and OLEG CETINIC Associated Press ROMAGNE-SOUS-MONTFAUCON, France (AP) — It was America's deadliest battle ever, with 26,000 U.S. soldiers killed, tens of thousands wounded and more ammunition fired than in the whole of the Civil War. The Meuse-Argonne offensive ...

Trump pushes pause on deciding Rosenstein’s fate

Local news

By JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — As Air Force One streaked across the desert sky and Las Vegas faded in the distance, President Donald Trump began seeking opinions. The TVs on the plane, tuned as always to Fox News, carried headlines about an explosive new ...

A Servant’s Heart

Local news

By AMBER MORRIS For The Express LOGANTON —A servant’s heart. That’s how Sugar Valley Rural Charter School senior Kalin Fournier’s mother, Cassie Smith, describes her daughter. “Ever since she was a small child, she’s always wanted to help other people. She was born with a ...

Local firefighters conduct live training in vacant home

Community

MILL HALL — Thanks to Steve Grieb, volunteer firefighters were able to experience a true trial by fire. Grieb, who is from the Lamar area, donated a vacant home he owns to local fire departments to stage critical training for volunteers young and old. The property, in the 600 block of ...

Brandt Eyecare merges with Nittany Eye Associates

Business

LOCK HAVEN - Dr. John Brandt Jr. and the staff at Brandt Eyecare, Inc. are pleased to announce the merger of their Optometric Practice with Nittany Eye Associates, of Centre County effective July 1. After 68 years of the Brandt family practicing ophthalmology and optometry in Clinton County, ...

Lamar Lighthouse Camp to present The Watoto Children’s Choir

Religion

BLANCHARD — The Lamar Lighthouse Camp is thrilled to present The Watoto Children’s Choir traveling from Africa to present a brand new choir production entitled “WE WILL GO!” The six month tour, launching in the USA on the east coast, presents the story of abandoned African children ...

SUPPORT GROUPS

Health

HEALTH - Alzheimer’s and Caregivers Support Group — 7 p.m. Oct. 9 (second Tuesday of the month), Conference Room B of Susque-View Home. Information: Fran Decker at 748-4302. - Parkinson’s Support Group — Open to everyone interested in learning about the disease, 3 p.m. Oct. 10 ...

Fierce looking but harmless

Outdoors

A walk in the landscape can be a relaxing endeavor as one gets to look at the colors, shapes, and textures of surrounding plants. But there are a few things that lurk within the area that can cause fright. Some of the more “jump out of your skin” moments are the encounters with snakes and ...

‘Mold vacation’ comes at a cost at KC schools

Local news

MILL HALL — An updated school calendar has been released for the Keystone Central School District’s 2018-19 school year. The takeaway: A reduced spring break, and May 31, 2019, is currently set to be the last day of school. This comes ahead of any potential snow closures that the ...

Sentencings in Clinton County

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The information in Courthouse Roundup is obtained from public records. It is policy of The Express that this information will not be withheld from publication. CLINTON COUNTY - Jessica Marie Wetzel, charged with endangering the welfare of children, fined $100, 50 hours of ...

calendar of events

Community

SATURDAY r Keskunhaka (Pumpkin) Fest with pumpkin patch, corn maze, wood carvings, kids’ games, 9 a.m.-dusk, Tompkins farm, Stonehouse Road off Route 64, Lamar. r Children’s musical “Pinkalicious,” 10 a.m., Millbrook Playhouse, millbrookplayhouse.net. r Tomato Mania: Family ...