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Fun in the Sun!

SARAH SMELTZ/THE EXPRESS Area kiddos and their parents spent time at local beaches and pools to beat the sweltering heat yesterday.

Ashton Peters completes Eagle Scout project

WOOLRICH —Life Scout Ashton Peters from Woolrich Troop 66 recently completed his Eagle Scout Project — the Cimarron Thomas Memorial Walk for Suicide Awareness — held July 6 at Riverview Park. His goal for the project was to bring community awareness to an increasing problem ...

Alec Miller plans blood drive as senior project

LOCK HAVEN — Alec Miller, a senior at Central Mountain High School, will be hosting a blood drive for the American Red Cross as his senior project. The event will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9, at the Red Eye Center in Flemington. Anyone who would like to donate at this blood ...

Geisinger may bring $200 million to area in 2020

By DEREK DANNEKER For The Express WILLIAMSPORT — The Lycoming County commissioners approved the Geisinger Authority’s application to distribute tax-exempt bonds Thursday. The hospital could bring up to $200 million to the area, said officials. “In addition to providing healthcare, ...

Old Photo Album: Piper Museum staff

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Pictured is former board member for the Piper Museum Madelyn Blesh, left, and Green Thumbworker at Piper Museum Doris Kilmer, right, back in 1991. Doris worked as a relief nurse as Piper for six years and was William T. Piper’s special nurse during one of his hospital stays ...

PennDOT announces work schedule

MILL HALL — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Clinton County Maintenance announced the following work schedule for the week of July 22 to July 26, weather permitting. ∫ Sign repairs — Route 0080, various routes. ∫ Pipe flushing — Route 0477, Route 2008, Route ...

State System, APSCUF continue contract negotiations

HARRISBURG —Leadership from Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education and the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties returned this week to discuss a new contract through Interest-based bargaining. Bargaining sessions were held Wednesday and Thursday at ...

Calendar of Events

SUNDAY ∫ The seventh annual event of the 2019 Music Picnic Series, 6 p.m. featuring “Keystone Society of Swing.” These free, outdoor concerts are held rain or shine at South Hills’ main campus, 480 Waupelani Drive, State College. ∫ “Old House Research in Centre County: An ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY and Happy Anniversary to John and Mary Lee Gugliocciello of Flemington, 45 years. Quote of the Day “You can do anything, but not everything.” — Anonymous Word of the Day Zootype — Animal serving as a type; figure of an animal used to represent a deity. Ham and ...

LHU to receive $250,000 for medical equipment

LOCK HAVEN— Last month, a $33.9 billion Pennsylvania state budget was approved by lawmakers for 2019-20, in which higher education was a priority and included overall increased state funding for the State System of Higher Education. Sen. Joe Scarnati (R-25) was instrumental in securing ...

Howard Happenings

BASKET BENEFIT Friendship Community Center in Beech Creek will host a basket benefit today, July 19, for Cathy Hipple of Blanchard. Cathy is beginning another battle with cancer and has started an extensive chemo regiment last week that will take several months to complete. She was ...

Bald Eagle Creek restoration kickstarts proposed Wildlife Center

JULIAN — The Wildlife for Everyone Foundation will initiate the first enhancement to its proposed Wildlife Center, slated for construction in the Tom Ridge Wetlands along old Route 220 South in Huston Township, Centre County. The restoration project had been delayed for one year due to ...

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy Anniversary to John and Lana Bryerton! Word of the Day Narquois — Mocking; malicious Quote of the Day “Your problem isn’t the problem. Your reaction is the problem.” — Anonymous Liberty Warbirds The Liberty Warbirds will be unable to attend this ...

Old Photo Album: The A&P Grocery Store

PHOTO PROVIDED Pictured is the A&P Grocery store located at Huron Avenue and 15th Street in Renovo. This was the stores second location in the area after first being on Sixth Street. Today everyone knows the location as Lingle’s Neighborhood Market. Thank you western Clinton County ...

Senior project benefits Justin Kline

PHOTO PROVIDED Skylar Ley held a slow pitch softball tournament to benefit Justin Kline as her senior project. The event was held on July 13 at the antes Fort Park. Skylar reports the event was a great success and raised more than $2,500 (with more still pledged) for Kline, a local baseball ...

Alex Butzler completes Eagle Scout project at Jersey Shore Cemetery

JERSEY SHORE — When towns were settled, people needed to find places to bury their dead. Jersey Shore was no different and cemeteries were established, even before it was officially recognized as Jersey Shore in 1826. One of the earlier cemeteries was created in 1832 at Richmond Park on ...

Calendar of Events

Public plans for Bellefonte interchange projects BELLEFONTE — The community is invited to a public plans display regarding the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s upcoming Bellefonte Interchange projects. PennDOT representatives and design consultant staff will be available to ...

Around the town

GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Kayla Hamilton, of Trout Run Quote of the Day “Knowledge is being aware of what you can do. Wisdom is knowing when not to do it.” — Anonymous Word of the Day Leister — Three-pronged spear or trident used for fishing Hot weekend ahead In ...

Summer Library Program promotes learning and literacy

LAMAR —Keystone Central Career and Technical Education students Addison Hibbler and McKenna White may be on summer vacation, but they are still learning. These aspiring teachers had an opportunity to be guest readers at the Porter Township Summer Library Program this past week. They read ...

Sugar Valley Lions Club installs new officers

PHOTO PROVIDED The Sugar Valley Lions Club held their July steak dinner cookout at the Lions Club Recreation Park in Booneville and Vice District Governor, Lion James Douty, installed the new officers for 2019-2020. Lion Ed Lewis grilled the steaks and everyone enjoyed the good dinner and ...