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Students, teachers adjusting to school during pandemic

MILL HALL — On March 13, students in the area had their last regular day of the 2019-2020 school year without realizing it. This was due to a worldwide pandemic. The return to school for the upcoming school year had to be taken seriously and cautiously. Students were given the choice ...

Old Photo Album Update: Taking a quick look at the paper

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Jim Lovett, a senior staff member for the Democratic Leadership in Harrisburg, gives two Russian visitors a tour of The Express. The pair were visiting from Moscow to learn what county level government was like as part of an exchange program. Thank you Jim for providing ...

Red Cross needs local volunteers due to COVID-19

PITTSBURGH— Experts say we are in for a busy wildfire and hurricane season this fall and the American Red Cross needs volunteers to help in our community. The coronavirus pandemic will make it challenging to deploy trained disaster volunteers from other parts of the country should an ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY to Amber Kinley of Farrandsville on her birthday. Happy birthday to Courtney Bauman of Howard. Word of the Day Calliope — A keyboard musical instrument resembling an organ and consisting of a series of whistles sounded by steam or compressed air. Quote of the Day ...

Jane McClure celebrates 99th birthday

PHOTOS PROVIDED Jane McClure, a resident of Eagle Ridge Personal Care Home, celebrated her 99th birthday on Sept. 17. Jane (Williams) McClure was a member of the 1937 10th grade graduating class of Blanchard High School. Jane is pictured in the photo below in the first row, third from the ...

Inside the Roxy Theater

EXPRESS ARCHIVES The Roxy Theater has gone through a change or two over the decades including the addition of two smaller theaters. Pictured is the main theater which features balcony seating where this photo was taken.

Howard Happenings

UPCOMING EVENTS Howard Fire Company will have a chicken barbecue tomorrow, Sept. 19, at the fire station. The chicken should be ready by 11 a.m., and will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. A meal of ¢ chicken, baked beans, macaroni salad and a roll will be $10. Beech Creek ...

Local briefs

TOPS reopens in Flemington FLEMINGTON — With the start of Fall and eventual cold weather, TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), will be moving indoors to a Sunday school classroom at the Flemngton First Church of Christ, 714 Canal St., Flemington. The first meeting there will be this coming ...

Around the Town

Good Day to Alethia Haines! Word of the Day Minim — A musical half note. Quote of the Day “Some infinities are bigger than other infinities.” — John Green Gun raffle The Hands and Feet and Hope Mission will hold a gun raffle on Dec. 10 at Flemington First Church of Christ ...

Wayne Township Nature Park gets a fall wardrobe

MALLORIE MCILWAIN/THE EXPRESS The Wayne Township Nature Park was decorated with fall decorations including pumpkins, sunflowers and scarecrows by the Wayne Township Recreation Committee on Monday. The decorations can be seen at the opening of the park and in the Butterfly Garden and are ...

Clinton County Agricultural Service Center Open House

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Three ladies help prepare for the Clinton County Agricultural Service Center’s Open House on Sept. 6, 1989. They are, from left, Jann Chapman, of the USDA Agricultural Stabilitation and Conservation Service; Elen Dietrich of the USDA Soil Conservation Service; and Sue Foust ...

Christian Coalition plans Candidates’ Forum Oct. 13

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Christian Coalition will be hosting a Candidates’ Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the Clinton County Courthouse from 7-9 p.m. This is a non-partisan event, and all are welcome to attend. Candidates of the 12th Congressional District Race, the PA 25th ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY to Bobbi Jo Daniels, of Mill Hall. Quote of the Day “Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.” — Emily Dickinson Word of the Day Fecund — Fruitful in offspring or vegetation: prolific. TOPS reopens in Flemington With the start of Fall ...

Shoe Bank receives grant from M&T Bank

PHOTO PROVIDED The Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank gives free new shoes to kids and teens who need them, and will be open by appointment Saturday, Sept. 19. M&T Bank is the newest supporter of this free service, giving a $1,000 grant. Darlene Weaver, third from left, presents the grant to some ...

LHU alumni establishes George Floyd Scholarship

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University Foundation has announced the establishment of the George Floyd Scholarship, the result of a five-figure donation from an alumni couple who wish to remain anonymous. The George Floyd Scholarship will award $2,500 annually to an African-American student ...

JS super: Schools doing ‘extremely well’

JERSEY SHORE —The first couple of weeks of school have gone “extremely well,” Superintendent Dr. Brian Ulmer reported to the Jersey Shore Area School Board via a virtual meeting Monday evening. Attributing the success of the new school year to the students following the health and ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY to Bob Ammerman, of Lock Haven Quote of the Day “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” — Dr. Seuss Word of the Day Calliope — A keyboard musical instrument resembling an organ and consisting of a series of whistles sounded by steam or ...

Local briefs

Ross Library book sale opens today LOCK HAVEN — The annual Annie Halenbake Ross Library book sale kicks off today with books in most genres, DVDs, records, puzzles and more. Hours for the book sale are as follows: Today and Thursday from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10 ...

LHU volunteer boards announce new leadership

LOCK HAVEN— The Lock Haven University Foundation and LHU Alumni Association recently announced new volunteer board leadership, effective July 1, the start of the 2020-2021 fiscal year. Steve Tasselli is the newly elected Chair of the LHU Foundation Board of Directors. Tasselli is a 1978 ...

Old Photo Album: A groundbreaking moment

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Arwyn D. Reish, former warden at the Clinton County Correctional Facility; Charles A. Cruse, county commissioner; and architect Thomas A. Crabtree hold up a shovel full of dirt at the groundbreaking for the new correctional facility in McElhattan. The event took place on July ...