Community

Meetings next week

Monday r Lock Haven City Council, 7 p.m. r Bellefonte Borough Council, 7:30 p.m. r Bald Eagle Township Supervisors, 6:30 p.m. r Wayne Township Supervisors, 7 p.m. r Clinton County Commissioners, 9 a.m. Tuesday r Centre County Commissioners, 10 a.m. r Woodward Township ...

Upcoming reunions

JAN. 2 — LHHS and ICHS Classes of 1951 monthly breakfast get-together, 9 a.m., Restless Oaks. JAN. 3 — LHHS Class of 1948 monthly luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Creekside Restaurant, Mill Hall. JAN. 8 — LHHS Class of 1950, noon at Creekside, Mill Hall. Questions: Patty at 570-726-3374. ...

What’s happening in Howard? By Tammy Coakley

UPCOMING EVENTS Bald Eagle State Park will offer winter bird walks each Wednesday morning during December from 9-10:30 a.m. Meet at the park office. There will be Healthy Hikes on Friday afternoons from 2-3:30 p.m. at the park during December. Meet at the Nature Inn for the hikes. Dress ...

Skylar Packer earns Eagle Scout award

HOWARD — Howard Boy Scout Troop 353 has another Eagle Scout recipient, Skylar Packer. Skylar’s Eagle ceremony was held on July 29 at Woodward Cave in Centre Hall. Skylar’s Trail to Eagle began when he entered Cub Scouts with Pack 59 in Mill Hall when he was in second grade. His den ...

Getting a good work-out

EXPRESS ARCHIVES We see some familiar faces in this photo, taken in the early 1990s, but we would love to hear from readers about it. Anyone who knows anything about the photo, including one or more names of the people pictures, is asked to please email Wendy Stiver at wstiver@lockhaven.com ...

Lock Haven University criminal justice students, faculty attend conference

LOCK HAVEN — The 73rd annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology was held Nov. 15 to 18 in Philadelphia, and on the first day, faculty from the Lock Haven University Criminal Justice Department presented research. The presenters included Drs. Dwayne Marshall, Katie Ely, Ed ...

LHU health and physical education students earn top honors at state convention

LOCK HAVEN— Lock Haven University again can boast having two seniors receiving top honors at the recent Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance state convention, held Nov. 16 to18 at the Valley Forge Casino Resort, King of Prussia. LHU student ...

‘Orient Express’ brings Agatha Christie back into the limelight

Agatha Christie is one of those instantly recognizable names, and one that inspires a sense of thrilling excitement that always manages to conjure up that one powerfully simple question — Who dunnit? She is one of the world’s most prolific crime/fiction writers, and her books have sold ...

MOVIE LISTINGS starting Friday

­­­ROXY THEATRE East Main St., Lock Haven 570-748-ROXY www.roxymovies.com 3D STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI (PG-13) - 7:00 & 10:15 Fri/ 7:00 Mon & Thurs STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI (PG-13) - 2:00, 7:00, 10:15 Sat/ 2:00 & 7:00 Sun/ 7:00 Tues & Wed FERDINAND (PG) - 7:00 ...

EVENTSPLANNER

MUSIC TODAY r The Encores band 10 a.m., Taber Museum Community Room, 858 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, 570-326-3326. www.tabermuseum.org NEXT THURSDAY & FRIDAY r “Holiday Jazz” by the Williamsport City Jazz Orchestra 7:30 p.m., Community Theatre League, 100 W. Third St., ...

MUSIC SCENE

TONIGHT The 3rd Street Blues Band, 7 p.m., Jeremiah’s Listening Room above The Bullfrog Brewery, Williamsport, a fundraiser for the student band’s trip to the International Blues Challenge’s Youth Showcase in Memphis; uptownmusic.org/3rdst2bealest. SATURDAY LIXX, 8-11 p.m., Black ...

Uptown Music Collective students International Blues Showcase in Memphis

WILLIAMSPORT — The Uptown Music Collective is gearing up to take its community performance group The 3rd Street Blues Band, to participate in the International Blues Challenge’s Youth Showcase in Memphis, Tenn. The band will host a fundraiser for the trip tonight at Jeremiah’s at The ...

Local PSU wrestler has a ‘cheering section’

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Dave Adams of Bellefonte, a stand-out Penn State wrestler, wasn’t lacking in support when he sought his first college title in the Eastern Championships held at the university in March 1955. With the sophomore 147-pounder are his wife, Barbara, and their two children, Lisa, ...

Comedy dinner-theater to benefit Lock Haven University scholarships

MILL HALL — “The Calotta Cash and Dollar Bill Show” will return to the area Friday, Feb. 9 at Haywood’s on the Green, 43 Fairview Drive. Cocktails will begin at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and the show at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and must be bought by Friday, Feb. 2. Calotta ...

Steven Curtis Chapman concert slated

WILLIAMSPORT — Tickets go on sale tomorrow for a Steven Curtis Chapman concert Sunday, March 25 at the Community Arts Center. The arts center is offering the performance with WGRC, in celebration of the Christian radio station’s 30th anniversary. Steven Curtis Chapman will give an ...

ALA, Legion members visit veterans

Members of the William Marshall Crawford American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Unit #131 of Lock Haven, along with Wayne Walker, a member of American Legion Post #36 of Jersey Shore, joined the Department of Pennsylvania Legion Family Hospital Christmas Tour this year. They visited the ...

Local 40 & 8 wins national award

LOCK HAVEN — Voiture 903 of the 40 & 8 was honored to receive the “Outstanding Voiture, Nationale Youth Sports Award” for 2016-17. The award was presented at the 40 & 8 convention this year. The voiture (chapter) earned this first-place national award by volunteering for the ...

Art students help BENV Kiwanis

MILL HALL — Ashley Rippey’s art students at Central Mountain High School gave a helping, artistic hand to the Bald Eagle Nittany Valleys Kiwanis Club this holiday season. The club uses a gingerbread house frame, built by the Kiwanians for their annual Santa’s Workshop event. Over the ...

Florists speak to LH Kiwanis

The owners of Inspirations Floral Studio and Gift Boutique, 24 E. Main St. in downtown Lock Haven, were recent guest speakers at a Kiwanis Club of Lock Haven meeting. Kalina Gentzyl and Doreen Flynn opened Inspirations in 2011 after having bought Ricker Brothers Florist, established in 1933. ...

Elegant but easy holiday desserts

This past weekend I hosted my family’s annual Christmas party. Over the years, the family grew to 30 + when my 5 sibling’s children married and had children of their own. It is definitely a crowd. To make it easier on the host the evening starts with dinner at a restaurant of the host’s ...