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Hitting the Trail

By JOHN RISHEL jrishel@lockhaven.com CASTANEA — It was a beautiful afternoon, signifying the beginning of spring and new opportunities for the citizens of Clinton County. More than 100 elected officials and interested members of the public gathered at the Castanea Train Station, 15 ...

Old photo album: LHHS 1940 football team

PHOTO PROVIDED LHHS 1940 football team Pictured are members of the 1940 Lock Haven High School football team. In the second row, from left, is #15 Henry Mellinger. Also pictured, but in no particular order are Coach Vince Davis’s son in the front row. Also pictured are Kenneth Brownlee, ...

Dear Annie: Could gift be a subtle hint?

Dear Annie: I read your response to “Loving Mother,” whose children bought her gift cards to clothing stores rather than generic, credit card-type gift cards. Though I agree that honesty is the best policy, perhaps her children were actually trying to give her a subtle hint that she needs ...

calendar of events

FRIDAY - The Cedar Height Church fundraiser spaghetti dinner, 7 p.m., 37 Cedar Heights off Route 64, Mill Hall. Dinner includes all-you-can-eat spaghetti with meatballs, salad, drink, and dessert. Take outs are available and donations will support the Operation Christmas Child Shoebox ...

LOCAL BRIEFS

Walk For Suicide Awareness LOCK HAVEN — The Cimarron Thomas Memorial Walk for suicide prevention is planned at Riverview Park on July 6, beginning at 9 a.m. The event, in remembrance of Cirarron Elise Thomas, is an effort to bring awareness to suicide, according to organizers. There ...

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy 66th Anniversary to Betty and Lester Kleckner! Word of the Day Tumult — Confusion or disorder, especially a loud noise caused by a crowd of people. Quote of the Day “There is no greater disability in society than the inability to see a person as more.” – ...

Kiwanis of BENV helps ‘raise readers’

MILL HALL — The members of the Kiwanis Club of Bald Eagle & Nittany Valleys (BENV) were ecstatic to hear last year that their club was the recipient of a grant from the PA Kiwanis Foundation to help fund their “BENV Kiwanis Helps Raise Readers Program.” They stretched these funds ...

Book Bingo at Robb Elementary School

PHOTOS PROVIDED Book Bingo was held recently at the Robb Elementary School in Lock Haven. Besides bingo, there were other games and fun things to do with parents and others who gathered at the school. And, of course there were books. Some great snacks were also enjoyed on a chilly winter’s day.

JS Elks donates $2,102 to YMCA Brick House program

PHOTO PROVIDED Recently, the Jersey Shore Elks Lodge #1057 made a donation to the Jersey Shore YMCA Brick House Teen After School Program. The donation was made possible by a grant through the Elks National Foundation. The $2,102 donation will be used to furnish and equip the area used by ...

SC Elks hold charity raffle

PHOTO PROVIDED Earlier this month, the State College Elks Lodge concluded its fundraising for its charity programs by conducting its annual Elks Charity Programs Raffle. Shown conducting the raffle are, from left, PDDGER David Harry, leading knight Lynne Corl and local lodge Hoop Shoot ...

YWCA director speaks to Omicron

The Omicron Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an international society of key women educators, recently met at Hoss’s Restaurant in Williamsport. Guest speaker for the evening was Dawn Linn, the Chief Executive Director of the YWCA, where she directs a variety of programs. Dawn educated the ...

Professor, author to speak on threats to campus liberty

LOCK HAVEN — Mike Adams will be visiting Lock Haven University campus, hosted by LHU Young Americans for Liberty, on Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m. in PUB 2. Mike Adams is a professor of Sociology and Criminology at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), as well as an author ...

Old photo album: City Hall in the mid-1900s

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Lock Haven City Hall has gone through major changes over the years. Pictured is the building in the 1940s or ‘50s. You can see in the bottom left corner a sign indicated the police station. We believe the location is the same as the city’s current building along East ...

Clinton County municipalities, townships reorganize for 2019

The following information from townships and municipalities was gathered from their reorganizational meetings at the beginning of 2019. If you would like your township or borough included, please send the information to Lana Muthler at lmuthler@lockhaven.com and it will be included in the ...

Dear Annie: Spring is in the air

Dear Readers: Spring is a beautiful season full of new beginnings. The hibernating animals come out of their slumber to play. Daylight hours are longer, so there is more time to enjoy the warm sunshine. That can be used as more time to hike and play outside. Beautiful baby animals are born, and ...

LOCAL BRIEFS

Easter egg hunt planned at Talleyrand Park BELLEFONTE — In conjunction with Historic Bellefonte Inc. the Bellefonte Community Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Talleyrand Park on Saturday, April 20. Activities will begin at 1 p.m. and the egg gathering at 2. All children 12 years and ...

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy First Day of Spring! Word of the Day Contemporaneous — Originating, existing, or happening during the same period of time. Quote of the Day “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot Breakfast Buffet Sugar Valley Fire Co. will ...

calendar of events

FRIDAY - The Cedar Height Church fundraiser spaghetti dinner, -7 p.m., 37 Cedar Heights off of Route 64, Mill Hall. Dinner includes all-you-can-eat spaghetti with meatballs, salad, drink, and dessert. Take outs are available and donations will support the Operation Christmas Child ...

Bellefonte school board donates to Rogers Stadium

CHRIS MORELLI/THE EXPRESS At a recent Bellefonte school board meeting, the board announced that it was donating $1,000 to the Capital Campaign and presented a check to the district. It’s a way for the board to show their commitment to raising money to support construction and renovation of ...

DAR honors Hunter Smith as 2018 Good Citizen

JERSEY SHORE — Fort Antes Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution honored their 2018 Good Citizen Hunter Smith on March 16 at a luncheon. The 2018 Good Citizen is the son of Joseph and Christy Smith, High Street, Jersey Shore. Hunter’s activities and honors ...