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Police News – March 8

Police, court and fires

Domestic disturbance HUGHESVILLE — A domestic disturbance was investigated by state police at Montoursville on March 4. According to police, a 42-year-old Muncy woman harassed a 20-year-old Lock Haven woman. The incident took place at a private residence along Michael Avenue in Wolf ...

Local man injured by train files federal lawsuit

Local news

WILLIAMSPORT — A railroad employee who lost an arm and leg when run over blames the accident on the carelessness and recklessness of the shortline company for whom he worked. Wayne Brewer of the Lock Haven area makes the accusation in a suit filed last Wednesday in U.S. Middle District ...

Rita Fisher is BPW Girl of the Month

Community

JERSEY SHORE —The Business and Professional Women’s Club Girl of the Month for February is Rita Elizabeth Fisher, daughter of Karen and Kenneth Fisher of Jersey Shore. Rita’s activities include Homecoming and Prom committees, one year; class president, two years; soccer, Outdoor Club, ...

State marks anniversary of first COVID-19 case

Local news

HARRISBURG — It is an ominous anniversary of sorts. A little over one year ago, on March 6, 2020, Gov. Tom Wolf announced two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania. Those were the first confirmed cases in the Commonwealth of the disease. Less than two weeks later, the state reported ...

Hunter Kelley is JS Lions Citizen of Month

Community

JERSEY SHORE — The Jersey Shore Lions’ Club Citizen of the Month for February is Hunter Ross Kelley, son of Heather and Harry Kelley of Linden. Hunter’s activities include indoor track and Key Club, one year; IT Club, two years; baseball, Constitutional Convention, Model UN, Class ...

Steiner announces candidacy for BASD board

Local news

BELLEFONTE — Jeff Steiner will be running as a candidate for both the Democratic and Republican nominations for director of the Bellefonte Area School District in this year’s May 18th primary. Steiner served on the board from 2009 to 2013 and 2017 to present. Married to Gwen ...

Ross Library offers virtual programs, more

Community

LOCK HAVEN — March is Women’s History Month. For the month of March, the Ross Library will be featuring “Votes For Women: A Portrait of Persistence,” a poster exhibition about women achieving the right to vote. This display will be available 24 hours a day, viewable in the windows of ...

Guizar seeks another term on BASD board

Local news

BELLEFONTE — Jon Guizar is running as a cross-filed candidate for school director in the Bellefonte Area School District in the May primary election. Jon is in his sixth year serving on the board and is currently the board president. He and his wife, Leah, have three children, all of ...

Around the Town

Community

GOOD DAY to Tara Wilson of Flemington. Quote of the Day “There is no passion to be found in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” — Nelson Mandela Word of the Day Totes — Totally, absolutely, definitely. Think SPRING Weather forecasters ...

Former employee admits defrauding AccuWeather

Local news

WILLIAMSPORT – A former employee benefits administrator for AccuWeather Inc. has admitted she defrauded the State College weather forecasting firm out of thousands of dollars. Aira Nelson, 37, of West Chapel, Florida, on Thursday pleaded guilty in U.S. Middle District Court to a wire ...

Jacksonville Cemetery cleanup March 13

Community

JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville Cemetery Association will be holding their spring clean-up of the cemetery grounds on Saturday, March 13, beginning at 9 a.m. Lot owners should visit the cemetery to retrieve any decorations that they may want to keep before the Saturday clean-up. ...

Apply for Old Mill Hall School Scholarship

Community

MILL HALL — The reunion committee of former students and faculty of the Old Mill Hall School are offering two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to one Central Mountain senior boy and one Central Mountain senior girl. The applying students must be a direct descendant of a former ...

Reenactment group to meet Wednesday

Community

STATE COLLEGE —The March meeting of the 148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, Civil War Reenactment Group will be held on Wednesday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m. at Hoss’s Steak and Sea Restaurant, 1450 N. Atherton Street, State College. The Civil War reenactors will be ...

Free admission for kids at 2021 CC Fair

Community

MACKEYVILLE — There’s been a big change for the 2021 Clinton County Fair, July 31 through Aug. 31. There will be free admission for ages 12 and under. The announcment was made as members of the fair board begin planning this year’s week-long event at the fairgrounds in Mackeyville. ...

Boy Scout troop organizes in Lock Haven

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — After several years, Lock Haven has a Boy Scout troop again. Troop 711 was started two months ago by three boys and their families to offer shorter travel distance than before. Previously, Clinton County only had two troops — Troop 66 in Woolrich and Troop 54 in Beech ...

PA Wilds Conservation Shop coming to Leonard Harrison State Park

Community

WELLSBORO — The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship (PA Wilds Center) announced Monday it is opening its second PA Wilds Conservation Shop at Leonard Harrison State Park via a mobile unit this summer, expanding visitor services at the busy state park and improving market access for rural ...

Finding Faith: Why is it essential that we guard our hearts

Religion

Proverbs 4:23 “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” Keep, watch, guard your heart... with all diligence, with all vigilance, above all else. No matter the Biblical translation, this is strong language indicating that the warning and instruction to ...