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SVRCS honors area vets with celebration

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LOGANTON — Since 2011 the Sugar Valley Rural Charter School has upheld the tradition of observing Veterans Day and honoring those who have dedicated their lives to serving our country, and this year was no different. Students from grades kindergarten through 12 gathered together on Monday ...

Police News 11-13

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Terroristic threats BELLEFONTE — Richard Packer, 46, of Bellefonte, was arrested for terroristic threats after allegedly grabbing a 42-year-old victim and threatening to kill them on Nov. 10 at 10:35 a.m., state police at Rockview said. Packer was taken into custody with a preliminary ...

Families unveil Hometown Hero streetlight banners

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BELLEFONTE — For several families, Monday’s Veteran’s Day Ceremony at the Centre County courthouse was extra special. Following the ceremony, Bellefonte held its Hometown Hero Streetlight Banner celebration. A total of 91 new commemorative banners were added this year, meaning that ...

Lawsuit filed against Clinton County in inmate’s death

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LOCK HAVEN — A federal lawsuit has been filed against Clinton County and numerous other defendants for medical negligence in the untimely death of a Lock Haven man in the Clinton County Correctional Facility nearly two years ago. The Law Offices of Timothy P. O’Brien of Pittsburgh, filed ...

Old Photo Album: Special Olympics members show off medals

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EXPRESS ARCHIVES Members of the Clinton County Special Olympics team smile proudly as they show off their medals one summer day. We know the man in the middle is Tony Palaia but are unsure of who the other two winners are. If anyone can help us identify them please contact Laura Jameson at ...

County veterans affairs office and LHU honor local veterans

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PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CLINTON COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU The Clinton County Veterans Affairs office and Lock Haven University honored and remembered veterans and active members of our United States Armed Forces recently. Veterans Affairs Director Jennifer Hagaman (USAF), served as master of ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Tom Doebler Quote of the day “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” — Theodore Roosevelt Word of the day Hirudinean — Of, like or pertaining to leeches Free new boots The Shoe Bank will give free new boots as well as free new shoes this ...

Centre courthouse renovations finally get the green light

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BELLEFONTE — The Centre County Courthouse renovations are on schedule. Contracts were awarded for the $1.26 million project at yesterday’s commissioners meeting. Centre County deputy administrator Bob Jacobs brought the final numbers to the board for approval. Bids for Phase II of the ...

Free new boots and shoes for kids

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LOCK HAVEN — Free new boots are waiting for eligible children and teens. Kids can pick out boots this Saturday, Nov. 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank. A limited supply of boots will be available, starting this month. As always, free new shoes will be available ...

LH Kiwanis announce November speakers

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LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven Kiwanis will be hosting the following guest speakers in the month of November. — Jacqueline Armstrong and Keisha Conway of the Clinton County Housing, Inc. will speak on Nov. 14 with an invocation by Bob Rolley. — Jackie Garbrick of CO2 will speak on Nov. ...

Tie vote to close JS schools stalls decision

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By PAT CROSSLEY For The Express JERSEY SHORE — The Jersey Shore Area School Board ended its Monday meeting with a tied vote on a motion to close Avis and Salladasburg elementary schools and reconfigure the grades. The vote was 4-4. On the agenda were six options, but only one made it to ...

LH Hospital Auxiliary to meet

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LOCK HAVEN — The monthly meeting of the UPMC Lock Haven Hospital Auxiliary will be held on Nov. 18 in the Senior Activity Room at 1 p.m. All members welcome. There will be no meeting in December.

Family recovery course offered in Lock Haven

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LOCK HAVEN — Stacey Karchner, a Family Recovery Life Coach through the BALM (Be A Loving Mirror) Family Recovery Program is offering another free course through West Branch Drug and Alcohol. The course will be held in Lock Haven for family members affected by another’s Substance ...

Students pay tribute to Renovo area veterans

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RENOVO — It was an often emotional Veterans Day program yesterday morning at Bucktail Area High School as the school and community joined hands in honoring all veterans in their program “Heroes Among Us.” In an event that manages to get bigger and better every year, the seats on the ...

Driver swerves to miss deer

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AVIS — A deer ran into the roadway and Brandy L. Ripka, 25, of Lock Haven, swerved her car to miss the animal and struck the guiderails at 6:20 a.m. Oct. 20, according to state police at Lamar. Ripka was northbound on Route 220 in Pine Creek Township when the deer ran out into the roadway. ...

SVRCS plow finishes second overall for Fan Favorite

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LOGANTON — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced regional winners of the “Paint the Plow” safety outreach contest which promotes winder driving safety and fosters appreciation for high school art programs and student creativity. This year’s theme was “Don’t ...

Centre County hosts Veterans Day ceremony

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BELLEFONTE — A large crowd filled the lawn at the Centre County Courthouse on a brisk Veterans Day to pay tribute to those who have served during an emotional ceremony on Monday morning. Approximately 200 people heard guest speakers and special music. Veteran Andy Hillegass welcomed the ...

Theft of motor vehicle

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MILL HALL — State police at Lamar are investigating the theft of a motorcyle from 387 Plunketts Run Road,Bald Eagle Township on Oct. 22. Police the actors removed the motorcyle of Robert Gillin, 44, of Mill Hall, from a storage shed and fled in an unknown direction. Anyone with ...

County auditors attend PSACO Convention

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LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County auditors, Michelle Crowell, Rita O’Brien and Peggy Heller, recently attended the 57th Annual Pennsylvania State Association of County Auditors’ Convention, held in St Mary’s, Elk County. The Elk County auditors hosted the event and Crowell, president, ...