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Scouts rake leaves at the Heisey Museum

PHOTO PROVIDED Scouts from Woolrich Troop 66 spent their Saturday morning raking leaves at the Heisey Museum. Over 10 trash bags were filled with brush and leaves. Woolrich Troop 66 is always open to community service hours. Please contact Troop 66 at scoutsbsatroop66@gmail.com. Pictured, ...

Avenue 209 selling coffee ‘to-go’ at Roxy Theater

LOCK HAVEN — Once again another business is opening up shop in downtown Lock Haven. Avenue 209 Coffee House opened a satellite location inside The Roxy Theater which will offer to-go orders of coffee for the first time this morning. “It’s on a great corner and Jared and I have ...

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Good Day and Happy Birthday to Judy Cain of Beech Creek and Mark Young of Bellefonte. Word of the Day Plebeian — Unrefined or coarse in nature or manner; common or vulgar: plebeian tastes. Quote of the Day “Our greatest fear should not be of failure... but of succeeding at things ...

Pennsylvania’s emergency declaration extended into 2021

HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf has extended the statewide disaster declaration for COVID-19 for an additional 90 days — the third time he’s taken such action since the first case emerged on March 6. “With cases and hospitalizations increasing, we cannot afford to let down our guard,” ...

Old Photo Album: A shiny new vehicle

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Lock Haven Fire Department driver J. Clyde Waterman stands beside a brand new equipment truck on Feb. 22, 1962. The truck cost $13,500 and was housed at the Hand-In-Hand Hose Company along North Henderson Street.

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GOOD DAY to Zach Hess, of Lock Haven! Quote of the Day “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” — Lucille Ball Word of the Day Meiosis — Genetics. The process of cell division in sexually ...

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade takes flight in virus times

NEW YORK (AP) — The balloons were in the sky and the marching bands took to the streets for the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, but coronavirus restrictions meant it was without the throngs of people usually scrambling for a view. Instead of its typical path through ...

SPARK donates Thanksgiving feast to Roads to Peace

LOCK HAVEN — Lou and Dave Taylor, representating the community advocacy group SPARK (Supporting Public Action and Reliable Knowledge) donated the fixings for a Thanksgiving feast to Roads to Peace (formerly the Clinton County Women’s Center). Roads to Peace provides quality services and ...

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GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Jake Morelli of Bellefonte. Quote of the Day “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningfull.” — Joshua J. Marine Word of the Day Reveille —The sounding of a bugle early in the morning to awaken and ...

Haven Cupboard celebrates anniversary, announces new community partnership

LOCK HAVEN— In conjunction with the celebration of its anniversary, the Lock Haven University Haven Cupboard has announced a new partnership with a local community-based organization. The Haven Cupboard, which was established to help LHU students who struggle with food insecurity, ...

Old Photo Album: Blanchard School 5th and 6th graders in 1953-1954

PHOTO PROVIDED Blanchard School’s 1953-1954 5th and 6th graders pose for a photo outside of the school. Pictured, front row from left, are Claudine McCloskey, Carol Bechdel, Jessie Thompson, Carol Houdeshell, Sarah McGill, Margie Beaty, Beverly Shilling, Doris Falls, Dorothy Peters, ...

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GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Nate Muthler Word of the Day Roman-fleuve — A long novel, often in many volumes, chronicling the history of several generations of a family, community, or other group and often presenting an overall view of society during a particular epoch. Quote of the ...

Free turkey dinners Thanksgiving Day

For those who live alone or don’t cook, there are three local groups who would love to provide you with a turkey dinner and all the trimmings on Thanksgiving Day. There will be some restrictions due to the COVID-19, but there will be plenty of turkey, corn, potatoes, pie, cranberry sauce ...

Express closed on Thanksiving Day

LOCK HAVEN — The Express offices will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but there will be a Thanksgiving Day edition delivered to homes and businesses and available in paper boxes throughout the area. The newspaper offices at 9 W. Main St., will close at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 25 and will be ...

Woodlands Bank donates $13,000 to KC Foundation

LOCK HAVEN — The Keystone Central Foundation received a $13,000 donation from Woodlands Bank as part of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. Created in 1988 as a 501(c)3 charitable organization, the Keystone Central Foundation operates by a volunteer board of directors to ...

New $45 million healthcare center prepares to open in March

BELLEFONTE — Despite the pandemic, local nonprofit Centre Care is finishing up construction on its brand-new $45-million skilled nursing facility. The pandemic initially shut down the job site in April but work restarted two weeks later after the state classified the construction as an ...

Old Photo Album: And off it goes!

EXPRESS ARCHIVES A wartime Piper Cub is pictured mid-take off at the William T. Piper Memorial Airport on Jan. 12, 1974. The plane, built by Piper Aircraft Corp during World War II, was used for artillery spotting, reconnaissance, rescuing wounded and a hundred other ways. This light weight ...

Thanksgiving safety: Five ways to prevent cooking fires

While the coronavirus may have changed many of our Thanksgiving gatherings, the need to protect ourselves from cooking fires continues. Typically, Thanksgiving is one of the peak days for cooking fires, which is the top cause of home fires in the U.S. Most often, these emergencies are caused ...

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GOOD DAY to Mark Higgins, of Bellefonte. Quote of the Day “Perserverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” — Julie Andrews Word of the Day Vaunted — Highly or widely praised or boasted about. Partnership’s New Road Map Now Available The Partnership has updated ...

Road Hawgs Inc. donate to Infant Development Program

PHOTO PROVIDED The Infant Development Program had a visit from a very special group. The Road Hawgs Inc. presented IDP with a donation of $1,200 from the proceeds of their 6th annual Pool Tournament. The Road Hawgs and LH VFW Post #1630 have teamed up to support the families and children of ...