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Scouts BSA Troop 54 perform community service project

PHOTO PROVIDED Scouts BSA Troup 54 Beech Creek-Blanchard painted a retaining wall at Harvey’s Run Park on Nittany Road in Castanea Township. The painting is part of an on-going beautification project at the park. Volunteers included Jerry Barton-Scoutmaster, Shepherd Hill, Eli Hill, Eddy ...

Penn College launches bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences

WILLIAMSPORT — Pennsylvania College of Technology is accepting students for admission into its new Bachelor of Science in biomedical sciences, set to launch in Fall 2023. The new major is designed to provide a pathway for entry into careers in biomedical and laboratory science or for ...

Local Briefs

Covenant Cafe to meet Oct. 4 LOCK HAVEN — The Covenant Cafe, an early stage Alzheimer’s activity group, will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 4, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Volunteer Mary-Jo Langston will lead the group in a fall leaf craft ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Helen White and Colby Bechdel, of Beech Creek! Happy Travelers Anyone going with the Pennsylvania Happy Travelers to West Virginia to “Ride the Rails,” Oct. 11-13, should plan to attend the meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 5, to pick up luggage tags and ...

SVRCS 10th grade class holds fundraiser

LOGANTON — The Sugar Valley Rural Charter School’s 10th grade class of 2025 recently held a fundraiser of “sock-tacular” proportion to raise money for their class account. School fundraising campaigns can range from selling items from gift catalogs, to car washes, to public dinners, ...

Lock Haven alumnus, foundation board member impacts lives of students

LOCK HAVEN — It’s been stated that a college degree can change the future of that graduate and their family for decades to come. First-generation college graduate, Don Calcagni, is a real-life example of that statement. Calcagni graduated from Lock Haven University (LHU) in 1998 with ...