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Centre County getting ready for Election Day

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BELLEFONTE — With Election Day just 41 days away, the Centre County Board of Commissioners talked about preparations for Tuesday, Nov. 3 at its weekly meeting on Tuesday. Chair Michael Pipe said that the wheels are in motion as the county readies for the big day. The first step in the ...

Police News – Sept. 23

Police, court and fires

Fraud incident BELLEFONTE — State police at Rockview investigated a fraud incident on Sept. 18 at a residence on Runville Road in Boggs Township, Centre County. A 73-year-old Bellefonte man reported receiving a phone call and thinking it was Amazon was told if he didn’t send $500 to an ...

Junior Livestock Sale Committee presents scholarship to Haili Frank

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LOCK HAVEN — Clinton County Junior Livestock Sale Committee member Angie Harbaugh recently presented Haili Frank with the 2020-2021 scholarship award. The committee manages the annual auction of 4-H and FFA members’ livestock projects at the conclusion of the Clinton County Fair and ...

Centre County virus numbers skyrocketing

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BELLEFONTE — In Centre County, the numbers aren’t getting any better. On Tuesday, Centre County reported 195 new COVID-19 cases. That brings its total to 2,031. The 195 cases was the county’s second highest single-day total to date, only behind the record 212 reported a week ago. To put ...

Local Briefs

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Military museum posts exhibit on website BOALSBURG — The Pennsylvania Military Museum in Centre County has posted an exhibit on their website titled, “The Long Road to Victory: Heroism and Sacrifice in the Pacific, 1945”. The online exhibit is in lieu of a physical exhibit due to ...

City imposes moratorium due to higher COVID cases

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LOCK HAVEN — Events in city parks and ball fields have been put on hold for at least two weeks due to a high rate of COVID-19 cases within the Lock Haven zip code. City Manager Gregory Wilson made the announcement earlier this week, saying the city has seen its highest incidence rate to ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY to Ginny Jones of Lock Haven. Happy Birthday to Kira Stull and Mary Stull Word of the Day Diligent — Characterized by steady, earnest and energetic effort: painstaking. Quote of the Day “Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call ...

Clinton County launches grant program for small businesses

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LOCK HAVEN — In response to the economic hardships experienced by small businesses resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Clinton County is launching the 2020 Small Business Relief Grant Program in an effort to retain jobs and stabilize local businesses. The county will invest $165,000 ...

DEP collects $736,000 from TransCo

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HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has collected a civil penalty of $736,294.11 from Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC (Transco) for violations associated with the construction of the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline in Columbia, Lancaster, Lebanon, ...

CCAP creates voting by mail video

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LOCK HAVEN — To help provide Pennsylvania voters with a timely and factual source of information related to mail-in voting, CCAP (County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania) has created a five minute video, What You Need to Know About Voting by Mail in Pennsylvania, detailing the ...

Natural gas plant merits funding for study

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RENOVO — A proposed, multi-million-dollar natural gas synthesis plant in Western Clinton County that would create hundreds of jobs is closer to reality thanks to two grants awarded to SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG). SEDA-COG applied for and was awarded the grants on behalf of ...

Pennsylvania launches new virus exposure notification app

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HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s new coronavirus exposure notification app became available in app stores Tuesday could soon be compatible with those of three neighboring states, including New York. The release is part of Pennsylvania’s effort to more quickly break chains of ...

Hard cuts coming to Lycoming budget

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WILLIAMSPORT — Lycoming County Commissioner Tony Mussare announced Tuesday that he foresees some hard decisions with the 2021 budget that could include various spending cuts. The final months of 2020 will have Lycoming County officials crunching numbers to come up with next year’s ...

City imposes moratorium due to higher COVID cases

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The City of Lock Haven, via Manager Greg Wilson, has issued the following statement, with all directives effective today, Sept. 22, 2020: The City of Lock Haven's COVID-19 incidence rate has climbed to its highest point to date, 143.98 per 100,000 excluding Lock Haven University students ...

Clear skies, cool temps greet racers Saturday morning

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McELHATTAN — It was a picture perfect day for a trail race Saturday and the PA Trail Dogs obliged. Participants in the fifth annual Boulder Beast Trail Challenge — a 25-mile race up Bald Eagle Mountain between Castanea and McElhattan organized by the local running group — started off ...

Police news – Sept. 22

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Motorcyclist seriously injured MILL HALL — Craig Lindsey, 68, of Beech Creek was transported to Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, with suspected serious injuries after his 2005 Victory motorcycle and a car driven by Donald Ludlow, 81, of Mill Hall collided, according to state police at ...

Woolrich scouts volunteer at Boulder Beast

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PHOTO PROVIDED Scouts from Woolrich Troop 66 Girls and Boys Troop helped aid a food/drink station at the 2020 Boulder Beast. Troop 66 has been helping at the Boulder Beast for quite some time. Troop 66 will also be helping at the Hyner Challenge in November. Pictured, front row from left are, ...

Cole Black sentenced for sexually assaulting 17-year-old student

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LOCK HAVEN — Cole Gregory Black, 28, a former Keystone Central School District teacher and girls soccer coach, was sentenced in Clinton County Court Monday afternoon, having pleaded guilty earlier this year to sexually assaulting a 17-year-old student. Clinton County Judge Michael ...

Tom Brown is Rotary’s ‘Downtowner of Year’

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LOCK HAVEN — Thomas L. Brown, was named the 2020 Downtowner of the Year by the Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven, and received the award Sept. 15. The club also honored Mary-Jo Langston as Rotarian of the Year on the same evening. Langston used her technology skills to switch the club ...

Gov. Wolf vetoes school sports bill

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Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday vetoed a bill that would give school districts the sole ability to make decisions on sports, including whether and how many spectators to allow, and lawmakers in the GOP-controlled General Assembly said they would try to override it. The Wolf administration’s limits ...