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Rep. Thompson, LHU to host educational seminar

LOCK HAVEN - U.S. Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson will join students from high schools across the region for the tenth year during an educational seminar entitled “Pathways to Opportunity” at Lock Haven University hosted by the Government Outreach Program. The event is currently sponsored ...

Old photo album

Edgar Scholarship winner Jennifer Miele, second from right, receives a check for a scholarship in July 1991. The scholarship is listed as Edgar Scholarship but we are unsure if that is the official titled. Also pictured, from left, are Keith Bierly, John Saylor and Vicki Bumbarger. Anyone ...

To Your Good Health

Cannabis and its effect on motor vehicle accidents BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: In a recent column, you mentioned that “Cannabis adversely affects driving ability.” Yet, further on in the article, you state that, “Early data from areas that legalized recreational marijuana ...

Howard Happenings

WEEKEND EVENTS Howard Area Lions will be collecting funds in Beech Creek today and tomorrow for White Cane Days. Please drop your coins and dollars into the Lions’ collection cans that will be donated to programs that benefit the blind. Donate your old eye glasses to the Lions Club since ...

Calendar of events

TODAY - Opening reception for exhibit by Perry Winkler, 6-9 p.m., The Station Gallery, 2 E. Bald Eagle St., Lock Haven, 570-748-0949, www.stationgalleryccac.org. - Sugar Valley Lions Club Bingo, Lions/Sportsmen’s Club in Loganton, doors open at 6 p.m., games start at 7 p.m. There will be ...

LOCAL BRIEFS

STEP collecting cold weather gear for Head Start kids LOCK HAVEN — STEP Head Start is collecting mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves for Head Start children again this year from Oct.1 until Dec. 14. Over the last few years, this project has been able to keep more than 600 children’s ...

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy Birthday to John Gugliocciello, 79, of Flemington! Fall Clean Up Dogwood Circle Garden Club will conduct its annual fall clean up at the City gardens at the Triangle across from the Post Office and at the Monument on Monday, October 15 at 10 a.m. (Rain date October ...

Charter School to host candidates night Oct. 18

STATE COLLEGE - The students of the Young Scholars of Central Pennsylvania (YSCP) Charter School will hold a Meet the Candidates night at their school on Thursday, Oct. 18, beginning at 7 p.m. The candidates for U.S. Senate and House of Representatives from the 15th and 12th Congressional ...

CM student among ‘Civics and You’ essay winners recognized

HARRISBURG - A Central Mountain High School student is among honorees by the Pennsylvania Municipal LeaguE. Noel Moore, a member of Central Mountain High School’s Class of 2019, was among three winners of the league’s Annual High School Senior Essay Scholarships. Other winners were Molly ...

Calendar of Events

TOMORROW - Opening reception for exhibit by Perry Winkler, 6-9 p.m., The Station Gallery, 2 E. Bald Eagle St., Lock Haven, 570-748-0949, www.stationgalleryccac.org. - Sugar Valley Lions Club Bingo, Lions/Sportsmen’s Club in Loganton, doors open at 6 p.m., games start at 7 p.m. There will ...

Old photo album

PHOTO PROVIDED LHHS 1965 Flaming Foliage candidate Kathy Fravel, of Lock Haven, was Lock Haven High School’s 1965 Flaming Foliage candidate. We thank Kathy’s sister Adele Leisenring, of Lock Haven, for sharing this photo with The Express in celebration of this year’s Flaming Foliage ...

Sitting idle while grieving

Dear Annie: I’m a retired man. My elderly mom lived with me for a long time, and I stayed busy with her. She recently passed, and I’m having a hard time getting motivated to do anything. I don’t have very many friends whom I’ve stayed in touch with. It’s not that I don’t have things ...

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy Birthday to Colden A. Hill, 9, of Beech Creek! Word of the Day Nubilous — Cloudy or foggy, or vague and obscure. Soup, apple dumplings Great Island Presbyterian Church, 12 W Water St., is holding its annual fall soup sale on Friday October 12, from 11 a.m. to 4 ...

LH Moose hosts PA Moose Youth Awareness Congress

PHOTO PROVIDED Lock Haven Family Center Moose Lodge 100 recently hosted the eastern Pa. Moose Youth Awareness Congress. Seventeen students and their chaperones representing Moose Lodges from central and eastern Pa. convened in Lock Haven to learn more about presenting their “kids talks” ...

The Express receives Media Award from PASR

PHOTO PROVIDED The Express received the Media Award from the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR) during a meeting of the Clinton and Centre counties chapters of PASR on Oct. 4 at the Flemington First Church of Christ. Accepting the award was Express Managing Editor Lana ...

Clinton County Chapter of PASR achieves goals

PHOTO PROVIDED The Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR) Clinton County Chapter has achieved the education support goals set by PASR. Under the leadership and encouragement of Donna Yost and Phyllis Grenoble, the chapter reached several goals. The Community Service goal is to ...

Local fire companies getting money for training, equipment

LOCK HAVEN – Six area fire companies will be splitting nearly $30,000 in state grants to help fund training and equipment related to fighting brush and forest fires. “These grants will help our local firefighters protect homes and businesses from brush and wild fires,” State Rep. Mike ...

Cross Fork sportsmen stocking pheasants

CROSS FORK — Cross Fork sportsmen have begun stocking birds just below Leidy Bridge near Bush Dam again this year. Last year, Pheasants 4 Sportsmen, stocked 400 birds, but due to an increase in support, there will be 500 birds stocked this year, both for the Junior Pheasant Season which ...

Area clubs to meet in October

LOCK HAVEN — Area clubs will hold meetings during the month of October. - UPMC Lock Haven Hospital Auxiliary will have their monthly meeting on Monday, Oct. 15. The meeting is held in the Senior Circle Meeting Room at l p.m. All members welcomed. - Lock Haven Kiwanis Club will be hosting ...

Local Briefs

Speaker scheduled at Quilt Guild meeting MILL HALL — The Clinton Piecemaker’s Quilt Guild will hold their next meeting on Sunday, Oct. 14 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at Cedar Heights Brethren-in-Christ Church. A special guest speaker will be Mim Carnish. Mim is a teacher at Penn York Camp ...