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Harbor Freight donates 50 tool kits to KCSD

MILL HALL — Keystone Central School District’s Career and Technology Construction Trades program is excited to be one of the recipients of a generous donation of tool boxes from the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools program. The district received 50 tool kits worth approximately $50 ...

Centre County Preservation Awards to be presented Jan. 31

BELLEFONTE — Since 1988, the Centre County Historical Society (CCHS) has annually recognized individuals and organizations for their outstanding work in preserving and interpreting Centre County history. And this year, historic preservation and advocacy projects from around the county ...

Fans brave snow for the game

EXPRESS ARCHIVES You can see that the cold and snow didn’t deter these spectators. Even with fluffy snowflakes gathering on their hats and scarves, this group is ready to cheer for their team. We believe this photo was taken during a later game in the Lock Haven High School football ...

Bellefonte Elks donate to Pets Come First

PHOTO PROVIDED The COVID-19 pandemic has created many opportunities for organizations to reach out to others who are in need. The Bellefonte Elks Lodge #1094 expanded their “reach” this holiday Season, to include animals. The lodge membership collected and donated two 55-gallon barrels of ...

Colin Bechtel earns Eagle Scout Award

STATE COLLEGE — Colin Bechtel, son of Curtis and Katie Bechtel, of State College, recently received his Eagle Scout Award, at a ceremony at the American Legion Post 245 in State College. Colin is a member of State College Boy Scout Troop 245, under the leadership of Scoutmaster Donald ...

Old Photo Album: Playtime

EXPRESS ARCHIVES A pair of youngsters enjoy playing a game of their own design, created out of cereal boxes and an oatmeal container. The pair look very intense as the young boy carefully places a game piece somewhere on the board.

Around the Town

GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Staci Moore-Kelly of Beech Creek, 52. Quote of the Day “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” — Maya Angelou Word of the Day Splanchnic — Of or relating to the internal organs or ...

Library Lovers Month coming to Ross

LOCK HAVEN — February is coming up, and it’s Library Lovers Month! Every year, the Ross Library holds their “Blind Date With A Book” program, and this year is no exception. Though the library is currently doing lobby service only, the books will still be available. Books will be ...

Coming Down

CHRIS MORELLI/THE EXPRESS A large tree was sawed apart on Monday at 2 E. Water St. in Lock Haven. The tree sits behind the Lea Ann S. Plessinger, CPA business. The tree was removed because the December snow storm caused damage. The tree was removed by Saar’s Tree Service, LLC.

Handing off the keys

EXPRESS ARCHIVES William T. Piper Jr., executive vice president of Piper Aircraft Corporation, hands the keys of a new twin Comanche for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to Mrs. Charles S. Kelley, member of the Massachusetts Aeronautics Commission and the only woman serving on a state ...

Geisinger Medical Center in Muncy sees progress

MUNCY TOWNSHIP — The final beam for the new 120,000 square foot Geisinger Medical Center healthplex in Muncy Township is now in place. Due to the placement of the beam during the COVID pandemic, Geisinger, Highmark and their construction crews held a private ceremony to celebrate the ...

Time to place an order for Daffodil Days

The American Cancer Society is once again ready to say goodbye to winter with the return of its annual Daffodil Days. This colorful first flower of spring represents a campaign that brings hope to cancer patients, their caregivers, and families, while providing much-needed funding that supports ...

Local briefs

Landscapes of Scotland, Ireland and London LOCK HAVEN —Are you ready to plan a trip? What spots are on your Bucket List? Join us as we share the travel bug with trips in the next few years. You can join a local group, headed by Joanne Heimer, touring London, Scotland and Ireland in ...

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy Birthday to Manuel Bueno... Deb Burfield of Monument... Mary Ann Tarantella of Renovo. Word of the Day Exemplum — An anecdote used to illustrate a moral truth or support an argument. Quote of the Day “Keep your face always toward the sunshine, and shadows will ...

Old Photo Album: South Renovo Fire Company

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Members of the South Renovo Citizen’s Hose Fire Company pose for a photo with one of the station’s trucks in 1958. From left, H. Sample, driver Philip Stoltz and Fire Chief M. McGill.

Around the Town

GOOD DAY and Happy Belated Birthday to Ruth Lannan and Judy McMann who celebrated on Jan. 16. Happy Belated Anniversary to Tom and Sharon Doebler who celebrated on Jan. 17. Quote of the Day “Always stand on principle... even if you stand alone.” — John Adams Word of the ...

Betty White marks 99th birthday Sunday; up late as she wants

LOS ANGELES (AP) — True to form, Betty White has something impish to say about her birthday Sunday. “Since I am turning 99, I can stay up as late as I want without asking permission!” she told The Associated Press in an email. White’s low-key plans include feeding a pair of ducks ...

Pennsylvania Farm Show spotlight: Young women shaping agriculture’s future

HARRISBURG — Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding is addressing diversity and inclusion as a key challenge in cultivating a bright future for Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry. The Pennsylvania Farm Show spotlight will focus on women in agriculture who are shaping the industry’s ...

Avis antique store destroyed by fire

LAURA JAMESON/THE EXPRESS After the heavy smoke cleared and firefighters took their equipment back to the fire station, a huge pile of items, including antiques and fallen bricks, surrounded the Avis building at 8 W. Central Ave., which was destroyed by fire Thursday. Yellow safety tape ...

Housing Coalition needs help with Spring Carnival

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Housing Coalition has secured Riverview Park on May 22, 2021 to host its First-Ever Spring Carnival fundraising event. This is a new event in lieu of the Daddy-Daughter Dance which was postponed due to the pandemic. We need to plan Anyone interested in ...