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Good Day Happy Birthday to Macy Akeley! Word of the Day Neocracy — Government by new or inexperienced rulers Quote of the Day “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” — Anonymous Civil War Round Table meets Tuesday The Civil War Rouind Table will ...

Full-width paving on Route 2018 rescheduled

BELLEFONTE — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has issued an update on a project that will see improvements to more than 22 miles of roadway surface in Centre and Clinton counties. Work scheduled for the coming week is as follows: ∫ Full-width paving using cold, ...

Salvation Army collects school supplies

LAURA JAMESON/THE EXPRESS Tabitha Hayes, right, hands school supplies to Holly Bilbay during the Salvation Army’s “Stuff the Bus” program at Walmart in Mill Hall on Saturday. Volunteers spent the entire day outside the store asking for donations of school supplies which will be handed ...

Calendar of Events

TODAY ∫ “Grow Up Great,” Discovery Space, 1224 N. Atherton St., State College, 10 a.m. to noon. Learn about PNC Bank’s ‘Grow up Great’ program. Meet local authors of children’s books with a STEM focus, explore scinece. Intended for children 5 and under, free. ∫ Photo ...

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GOOD DAY and Happy Anniversary to Glenn and Shirley Jacobs! quote of the day “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” — Colin R. Davis word of the day Lucimeter — Instrument for measuring light intensity Tech Help at Ross Library on ...

NFFF, WHVL to host Central Pennsylvania 9/11 Stair Climb

From Staff Reports UNIVERSITY PARK — The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) is teaming up with WHVL-TV and the State College Spikes to host the inaugural Central Pennsylvania 9/11 Stair Climb. The event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28 at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park on the ...

Local briefs

Shopping trip to Grove City HOWARD — The Cheerful Workers group of Faith Chapel United Methodist Church, Howard, is sponsoring a shopping trip to Grove City Outlets on Saturday, Nov. 2. The bus will depart the Howard Elementary School at 8 a.m. and will return at approximately 9 - 9:30 ...

Reunions held

McKIVISON —The family reunion for the decedents of James Martin McKivison and Olive Dorothy Ellemberger McKivison was held at Bald Eagle State Park on Sunday, August 4. There were 25 people present. The attendees enjoyed games, great food, and lots of memories. Attending this year’s ...

Downtown Rotary gives award, donations

LOCK HAVEN — Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven’s checks and awards have been presented to area outstanding organizations and individuals. Each year, earnings from special events and sales are used for donations to worthy causes. Local non-profit organizations who received monetary ...

CRODA presents at LH Kiwanis meeting

BOB ROLLEY/THE EXPRESS CRODA Inc., its products and expansion were topics of a presentation by Robert Strouse, the specialty chemical manufacturer’s site director, at the Aug. 1 meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Lock Haven. Strouse outlined the company’s size and talked about its specialty ...

30 backpacks donated to Elks Lodge

PHOTO PROVIDED An anonymous donor contributed 30 backpacks, for the Bellefonte Elks Lodge #1094 use in the community. The lodge elected to donate the backpacks to the YMCA of Centre County. Shown here making the donation is Jennifer Shuey, right, treasurer of the Bellefonte Lodge, to Shawn ...

Penns Valley teens named Elks students of the year

PHOTOS PROVIDED State College Elks Lodge #1600 announced its 2019 Male and Female Students of the Year. The female student, Caroline F. Collison, left, is a senior at Penns Valley Area High School. She is the daughter of Dr. Craig and Michelle Collison, of Madisonburg. The male students, ...

Planting flowers on a sunny day

PHOTO PROVIDED A group of youngsters help plant various flowers in a large tub one sunny day. We are unsure of who is pictured or when it was taken. The name “Sharon Maurer” is written on the back of the photo. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Laura Jameson at ...

Floyds to speak at Lighthouse Wesleyan tonight

JERSEY SHORE — Don and Cheri Floyd, missionaries to Papua New Guinea, will speak at 6 p.m. tonight at Lighthouse Wesleyan Church, 220 High St. in Jersey Shore. Don and Cheri each began to follow Jesus as teens — Don in Australia and Cheri in Tennessee. In 1989, they met as volunteers in ...

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GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Barry Barner and Aden Forshey! Quote of the Day “I find that when you have a real interest in life and a curious life, that sleep is not the most important thing.” — Martha Stewart Word of the Day Omneity — State of being all; allness Back to ...

Borowicz plans Senior Expo Aug. 23

LOCK HAVEN – Rep. Stephanie Borowicz, R-Centre/Clinton, is inviting area seniors, their families and their caregivers to attend her upcoming Senior Expo on Friday, Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Clinton County Community Center (STEP), 124 E. Walnut St., Lock Haven. Exhibitors from ...

Free screening of ‘The Anonymous People’ is Friday

From Staff Reports LOCK HAVEN — A free screening of the film “The Anonymous People” will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 9 at the Dunnstown Fire Hall, 119 Woodward Ave. in Lock Haven. “The Anonymous People” is a feature documentary film about the more than 23 million ...

Carrier Road closing Monday

RENOVO — The Carrier Road between Dark Hollow Trail and the Sturgis property entrance will be closed starting Monday, August 12, through Friday, August 23, due to a road project. Access to Oak Ridge Road and state forest leased camps will depend on the progression of the project. Please ...

Bellefonte’s FaithCentre giving away clothes — again

BELLEFONTE — If you are looking for an inexpensive way to outfit your child for the new school year, the FaithCentre can help. The FaithCentre, 110 W. High St. in Bellefonte, will be providing free clothing for school-aged children through Saturday, Aug. 10. “It’s one of the reasons ...