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Sons of Italy doles out $52k in donations to local organizations

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LOCK HAVEN — A large crowd gathered on the second floor of the Sons of Italy Tuesday night as its board handed out over $52,000 in donations to multiple local organizations. The money is taken from the club’s gambling proceeds. The club is required to donate 60 percent of the funds to ...

Police News – Jan. 22

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Drug possesion WILLIAMSPORT —Four people were charged with drug possession after they were pulled over for a traffic violation and found to be DUI at 11:06 p.m. Jan. 10. Arrested by state police at Montoursville were Terra Maggs, 32, of Cogan Station; Courtney Sholly, 25 of Jersey Shore; ...

Broken waterline

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Members of the Clinton County Public Works Department are using an excavator to repair a damaged waterline in downtown Lock Haven on Water Street, just across from the amphitheatre on Tuesday. It is suspected that the waterline burst at some point during the previous night.

Emergency Services

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LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were made to the Clinton County Communications Center. SUNDAY — At 9:34 a.m., Lock Haven Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle accident with entrapment on the Renovo Road at Twin Springs Lane in Bald Eagle Township. The call ended at 10:39 a.m. ...

Thomas and Terry on the move

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Thomas the Train was a big hit with all the children at Downtown Lock Haven Inc.’s Haven Holidays. Engineer Terry Banfill said, “I look forward each year at Christmas time in giving rides to the children. To see their happy faces makes it all worthwhile.” Pictured is Terry with Thomas the ...

Centre County seeks larger food allocation

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BELLEFONTE — Many residents of Centre County rely on food banks to put food on their tables. At Tuesday’s meeting, the Centre County commissioners unanimously approved a letter of support that will be sent to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf in support of an increase in allocation for the State ...

Old Photo Album: Tidlow Dam’s completion

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A young boy can be seen just off the shore of the Susquehanna River looking at the completed Tidlow Dam project. The dam was recently repaired in 2019, fixing cracks in its retaining walls.

McConnell abruptly eases impeachment limits

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By LISA MASCARO, ERIC TUCKER, and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell abruptly eased his restrictive proposed rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, backing off the condensed two-day schedule to add a third for opening ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Leanna Rockey Word of the Day Dragoon — To subjugate or persecute by harsh use of troops Quote of the Day “Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Free new boots and shoes The Shoe Bank will give ...

US gets first case of mysterious new Chinese illness

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By CARLA K. JOHNSON and MIKE STOBBE Associated Press SEATTLE — The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week from the outbreak's epicenter was hospitalized in good ...

Emergency services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were received by the Clinton County Communications Center. SUNDAY — At 1:43 p.m., state police at Lamar and several local fier companies responded to a motor vehicle accident on I-80 westbound in Lamar Township. The call ended at 2:47 p.m. — At 8:33 ...

Old Photo Album: Young man receives his diploma

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EXPRESS ARCHIVES Kyle Smith looks intently at his diploma after being given the certificate by Mariann Terrill while his classmates look on. We believe this photo was taken during a kindergarten graduation.

Bucktail coach suspended; investigation ongoing

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From staff reports MILL HALL — As rumors continue to swirl concerning the suspension of Bucktail Area High School Boys Varsity Basketball Coach Gene Bruno, Keystone Central School District Superintendent Jacquelyn Martin released a brief statement on Monday. “The Keystone Central ...

Woodward supers approve 1 mill fire tax

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DUNNSTOWN - The Woodward Township supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance which sets a fire tax for 2020 at 1 mill based on a home's assessed value. The issue has been a hot topic among residents, many of who are against the tax, after the supervisors held two public meetings in ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY and Happy belated birthday to Debra Berfield of Beech Creek Quote of the Day “I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.” — Judy Garland Word of the Day Rax —To stretch oneself, as after sleeping PA CareerLink Open House The staff of PA CareerLink ...

Avis Elementary teacher continues to set students up for success

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By PAT CROSSLEY For The Express AVIS — When you first meet Gina Wert, a fifth-grade teacher at Avis Elementary, you are struck by her seemingly boundless energy and enthusiasm. Even at the end of a day of teaching, she is excited about her school, profession and most of all her ...

Calendar of Events

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TODAY — Pop-up Fit Camp, Ross Library, 232 W. Main St. Lock Haven, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., workouts vary. Bring a water bottle and yoga mat. All fitness levels welcome. (570) 484-8560 / Facebook: Fierce and Fit Nutrition. WEDNESDAY — Wednesday Evening Workouts, Oregon Hill Winery at Old ...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Faith, politics mix on holiday

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By JEFF AMY Associated Press ATLANTA — Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. holiday found leaders still wrestling over his contested legacy against the backdrop of a presidential election year. Republicans told a sometimes cool crowd at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta that they were ...

Pro-gun rally by thousands in Virginia ends peacefully

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By ALAN SUDERMAN and SARAH RANKIN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. — Thousands of gun-rights activists from around the country rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol on Monday, protesting plans by the state's Democratic leadership to pass gun-control legislation that have become a key ...

Jersey Shore Elementary School creating STEAMlab for students

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JERSEY SHORE — Last January, after receiving two, $500 Exxon Mobil grants, the principals at Jersey Shore Elementary School, Adrienne Johnston and Jennifer Berry-Propst, formed a STEAM Committee with grade level representatives to share their vision of creating a STEAMlab. The STEAMlab ...