Community

Giving downtown a holiday touch

From staff reports LOCK HAVEN — The holiday season is pretty much upon us. And how important it is that communities raise funds to buy decorations and then galvanize their volunteers to decorate. Downtown Lock Haven Inc. did just that on Wednesday, thanks to volunteers who included ...

Renovo student at LHU receives scholarship

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University student Amanda Elizabeth Tyrrell of Renovo was among students awarded scholarships by the Pennsylvania Association of TRIO Program as an outstanding students. This year $9,750 was awarded to 13 recipients. Amanda has been a participant in TRIO Student ...

LOCAL BRIEFS

Kids can get free new shoes Saturday LOCK HAVEN — Kids and teens from eligible families can find new sneakers or shoes at the Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank this Saturday. The Shoe Bank will be open Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St. (two ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I recently moved to a noisy downtown apartment building. I’m a pretty deep sleeper, but the noise level at my new place is challenging even for my normally sound slumbers. I would just wear earplugs to bed, but I’m worried that would keep me from waking up to my alarm in the ...

To Your Good Health

There is no good early-screening tool for pancreatic cancer BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: It is my understanding that there is no early-screening test for pancreatic cancer, and it is typically not diagnosed until it is very advanced, hence the high mortality rate. My late loved ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Gary Alley ... Bella Hoy. Weather postpones author visit The author visit by Marjorie Maddox-Hafer scheduled for tonight at the Ross Library has been postponed due to the weather. The visit is now scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 29, at 3:45 p.m. YHEC ...

Stella A’s wins the Golden Ladle at Soup Off

PHOTO PROVIDED The annual Soup Off sponsored by the Lock Haven Salvation Army saw more than 200 people turn out for a bowl of soup, bread and dessert. The event was held at Haywood’s on the Green in Mill Hall. The winner of the Golden Laddle was once again Stella A’s with their creamy ...

Old photo album

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Members of Kiwanis International baseball Pictured are members of the Kiwanis Club and Kiwanis International baseball players. Front row from left, Major Harold Signor, Carl Kephart, John Bennett, Dave Orndorf, Dennis Frye, Sam Frye, Kerry Girton, Joe Dupree, Lonnie Myers, ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: Many years ago, I was in the U.S. military. I was sent to Southeast Asia and served three six-month tours. On my last tour, I suspected my wife had an affair, but I had no proof. While I was in training for a job after I was released from active duty, I heard that my wife had spent ...

To Your Good Health

BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: My son is a kidney transplant recipient. Is it safe for transplant recipients to get the new Shingrix vaccine? — J.O. ANSWER: Because the Shingrix vaccine is not a live vaccine, it is thought to be safe. It is licensed for immunocompromised people, like ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY ...and happy birthday to Belinda (Andrus) Warren, 63, of McElhattan Quote of the Day “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get.” — Forrest Gump New Sunday bingo! New Sunday Bingo, paper packages and bingo machines every Sunday at the ...

Salvation Army honors local veterans

PHOTO PROVIDED The Lock Haven Salvation Army honored local veterans with a dinner on Veterans Day. Special guest was Clinton County Director of Veterans Affairs Bill Bechdel. Pictured, from left, front, are Harold Shoemaker, Carl Andrus, Bob Jackman, Dick Gill, Jim Gill and Talford Hill; and ...

Critic of contemporary feminism to speak at LHU

LOCK HAVEN - A student organization at Lock Haven University will host a woman known as a critic of contemporary feminism at a speech this week on campus. Christina Hoff Sommers is an American Enterprise Institute Scholar author, philosopher, and professor at Clark University. She will ...

Local briefs

‘Finding Dory’ showing at Movie Night MILL HALL — The movie “Finding Dory” will be presented at Community Movie Night at Central Mountain High School Auditorium on Friday, Nov. 30. The movie, popcorn and water are free to all who attend. Donations will be accepted. Movie ...

Calendar of Events

Tuesday, Nov. 13 - Dirt, Gravel and Low Volume Roads Quality Assurance Board, 8 a.m. Will discuss 2019 ranking. - Red, White, and Blue Team to speak, 7 p.m., third floor of Ross Library.

Old photo album

PHOTO PROVIDED Lock Haven celebrates the end of WWI In November of 1918 Lock Haven celebrated the ending of World War I with a parade on Main Street. This photo was taken by John W. C. Floyd and given to The Express by Kelsey Spangler. Thank you Kelsey for sharing such an amazing moment in ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: A former co-worker of my husband’s invited us to his son’s wedding. We received the usual “save the date” card one year prior to the ceremony. For the whole year, he asked us whether we would be attending every other week. About six months before the wedding, my husband’s ...

Too much iron is treated by regular blood donations

BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m a 70-year-old woman. Last October, during my annual physical, blood tests showed that my iron levels were extremely high. My doctor did additional blood tests for hemochromatosis and concluded that I didn’t have it. She suggested that I donate ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY ... and happy belated birthday to Renee Taylor, 60, of Lock Haven. Word of the Day Claddagh — A ring in the form of two hands clasping a crowned heart, given in friendship or love. Quote of the Day “I don’t understand why when we destroy something created by man we ...

Renovo honors local Veterans

KEVIN RAUCH/THE EXPRESS Above, the youngest students of the Bucktail Campus have garnered the yearly tradition of opening the Veterans assembly with students of the Headstart Pre-K Class kicking things off by leading the Pledge of Allegiance. From left are Ryker Yost, Sarah Auman, Drake ...