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Renovo Council of Churches makes donation to Bucktail Medical Center

RENOVO — A public plea by the Renovo Council of Churches saw area parishioners not only meet the request but come through three-fold as again the Bucktail Medical Center is able to see through fundraising just what the hospital means to the community. The council asked area churches to ...

Rita Fisher is BPW Girl of the Month

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, ...

Hunter Kelley is JS Lions Citizen of Month

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 ...

Ross Library offers virtual programs, more

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 ...

Around the Town

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 ...

Jacksonville Cemetery cleanup March 13

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

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

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

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. ...

PA Wilds Conservation Shop coming to Leonard Harrison State Park

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 ...

LHU social media marketing students tackle global women’s soccer business

LOCK HAVEN— Last fall, a group of three Lock Haven University students in the social media marketing course, worked with Dr. Gerard Martorell on a social media project for Football Club Nordsjlland (FCN) in Denmark. The students, Nathan Buchanan, Madalyn Dydynski and Tyler Holcomb, ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY to Bob and Loretta Coltrane. Word of the Day Phiz — Face; facial expression. Quote of the Day “Facing it, always facing it, that’s the way to get through. Face it.” — Joseph Conrad Spring is coming!! The first sighting of Robins of the year was spotted by Betsy ...

Governor: ‘Light at the end of the tunnel’ in virus fight

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Reflecting on a year of the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday that Pennsylvania has been through a “tough year” but that he sees “light at the end of the tunnel” with the growing availability of vaccines. Wolf announced on March 6, 2020, that ...

Howard Happenings

EASTER EGGS Valerie Wynn will be at the Friendship Community Center in Beech Creek on March 20 selling her homemade Easter eggs beginning at 9 a.m. Valerie has many flavors of eggs that she makes.Valerie will be making a donation of her sales to the Friendship Community Center. Please wear ...

LH native promoted to Chief Petty Officer

PHOTO PROVIDED On Jan. 28 at NSA Bahrain, US Navy sailor Sam Green was promoted to the rank of Chief Petty Officer (E7) and accepted into the Chief’s Mess. Chief Green is currently deployed with the 5th fleet’s Naval Expeditionary Combat force operating in the Middle East as a Gunner’s ...

Genealogical Society plans Zoom meeting

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Genealogical Society will hold a free online meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, March 9, at 7 p.m. The public is cordially invited. It is anticipated that the meeting will feature a presentation by James Beidler, a well-known author and speaker on genealogy ...

Guiderail project to begin next week in Lycoming County

Motorists who travel on Interstate 180 westbound and eastbound are advised of a long-term guiderail project that will begin next week in Lycoming County. The contractor, Green Acres Contracting Co., Inc., will install guiderail upgrades along Interstate 180 westbound and eastbound in ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY and Happy 86th Birthday to Grace Raudabaugh of Lock Haven. Happy Birthday to Sandy Hartzel. Quote of the Day “Fear is incomplete knowledge.” — Agatha Christie Word of the Day Rad — One who advocates fundamental or far-reaching change or reform. Easter food box ...

Nancy Antram retires from Ross Library

LOCK HAVEN — If you have had young children over the last 21 years, you may know Nancy Antram, the Youth Services Coordinator at Annie Halenbake Ross Library. She has assisted and instructed a generation of children throughout the county, not just at Ross Library, but in the community ...

Franek appointed deputy administrator

BELLEFONTE — The Centre County Board of Commissioners has approved the appointment of John C. Franek, Jr. as Deputy County Administrator effective March 22, 2021. Franek brings extensive local government experience to this position. He serves currently as the Code Services Manager for ...