Community

CleanScapes receives $2,000

LOCK HAVEN — To support Clinton County CleanScapes community cleanup programming, financial assistance was presented to advisory board member Colleen Xethakis-Lacy during the Dominion Energy Watershed Mini Grant awards ceremony workshop and luncheon on April 18 in Blairsville, The ...

Samantha Ewing is BPW Girl of Month for May

JERSEY SHORE — The Business and Professional Women’s Club Girl of the Month for May is Samantha Joyce Ewing, daughter of Paula Grunsby of Dewart and Josh Ewing of Jersey Shore. Samantha’s activities include, for one year, Key Club, National English Honor Society, FBLA; two years, ...

Kaitlyn Smith is Lions Club Citizen for May

JERSEY SHORE — The Jersey Shore Lions Club Citizen of the Month for May is Kaitlyn Nicole Smith, daughter of James and Denise Smith of Jersey Shore, Pa. Kaitlyn’s activities include, for one year, Chorus, Treble Makers, Play, Rho Kappa; two years, National Honor Society, National Spanish ...

Local Briefs

Beech Creek senior citizens to ride in Memorial Day parade BEECH CREEK — This being the 150th anniversary of Beech Creek, the Memorial Day parade promises to be a little bigger and a little different this year, as special guests will be some of the borough’s oldest residents riding in ...

Andrew Hufnagle is Citizen of Month for June

JERSEY SHORE — The Jersey Shore Lions Club Citizen of the Month for June is Andrew James Hufnagle, son of Tanya and Jim Hufnagle of Antes Fort. Andrew’s activities include the following: For 1 year, Freshman Mentoring, Track and Field, Chorus, National Art Honor Society, National ...

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

TODAY r Election Day vegetable beef, ham and bean soup and bake sale, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., the Castanea polls in the fire hall, McElhattan Avenue, sponsored by Faith United Methodist Church in Castanea. r Election Day supper featuring baked steak and homemade cake, 4:30-6:30 p.m., First United ...

Madelyn Laubscher is BPW Girl of Month for June

JERSEY SHORE – The Business and Professional Women’s Club Girl of the Month for June is Madelyn Isabel Laubscher, daughter of Jen Parks of Jersey Shore and Gary Laubscher of Lock Haven. Madelyn’s activities include the following: For one year, Model U.N., Constitutional Convention, ...

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy Birthday to Chuck Ingram! Word of the Day Genetheliac — Of or relating to birthdays or to the position of the stars at one’s birth. Quote of the Day “No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” — Robin Williams Birding Trip ...

Old Photo Album

PHOTO PROVIDED Check out these wheels A worker at the Renovo Railroad Shops installs rims on the drive wheels of a locomotive during the era when the shops repaired and built the locomotives for “the Pennsy,” the Pennsylvania Railroad. We thank local historian Charles Barnum for ...

A special day for special people

It’s a day many local athletes look forward to all year long. It’s the Special Olympics. More than 90 participants ranging in age from 8 to 69 turned out on May 7 to compete for medals in a variety of track and field events at the 29th Annual Clinton County Special Olympics, held at ...

LHU receives new Blooming Business Award

PHOTO PROVIDED Clay Allen, Craig Rhoads, Paula Moore and Dogwood Circle Garden Club President Mary Vairo, right, are seen at a floral spot on the Lock Haven University campus. Dogwood Circle Garden Club has bestowed its new “Blooming Business” Award on the university where, under the ...

Old photo album

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Heart Fund campaign in 1954 Completing their arrangements for the 1957 Heart Fund campaign’s house-to-house canvass in Clinton County are leaders of the enterprise, from left, Jay Claster, Mrs. David King, and Edward Joseph, president of Student Council at Lock Haven ...

Out with a bang

The whole thing was a huge controversy 50 years ago. It began on June 6, 1967. The headline in the Lock Haven Express read “A-Blast Study in Orviston-Keating Area Is Confirmed,” which was a severely boring headline, considering that they were talking about a nuclear bomb. The Columbia Gas ...

SENIOR CENTER MENUS

Bread available daily Monday — Breaded fish, whole grain penne with alfredo sauce, stewed tomatoes, apple. Tuesday — Roast pork and gravy with dressing, parsley potatoes, corn, baked custard. Wednesday — Whole grain rotini with Italian meat and tomato sauce, hot spiced sliced ...

Kownackis are Garden of the Month winners

CRESTMONT — Dogwood Circle Garden Club has awarded the first 2018 Garden of the Month Award to James and Melodi Kownacki, 185 Crestmont Drive. Meeting the May theme of “A Parade of Bulbs,” Jim, the main gardener, has installed massive beds of daffodils, interspersed with grape ...

Tips for creating a summer container garden

A single container with the right mix of flowers and foliage, can be a beautiful summer addition to a porch, deck, or landscape. While there are many pre-planted containers available at this time of year, planting your own allows you to include your favorite plants in the colors you prefer, ...

Meetings this week

Monday Clinton County Commissioners, 9 a.m. Tuesday CC Planning Commission, 7 p.m. Woodward Township Supervisors, 7 p.m. Centre County Commissioners, 10 a.m. Thursday KC School Board, 6:30 p.m. at Bucktail High School Clinton County Commissioners, 10 a.m.

Reunions

MAY 12 — BEN Class 1961 luncheon at Haywood’s, 11:30 a.m. MAY 16 — LHHS and ICHS classes of 57, 58, and 59, dinner, 5 p.m., Swissdale Church. Cost $13 per person. Reservations by May 9. Checks payable to Swissdale Christian Women; mail to Jean Rote, 747 Bressler St., Lock Haven, Pa. ...

Blood Drives Ahead

TODAY — Masonic Temple, corner of East Main and Grove streets, Lock Haven, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. MONDAY — Mill Hall Church of Christ, 205 Main St., 1-6 p.m. ——— Donors are asked to bring photo ID. Walk-ins are welcome at all drives. To sign up for a time slot, visit ...

Around The Town This Week

Saturday May 12 r Yard and bake sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Oriole United Methodist Church, 39 Main Road, Jersey Shore. r Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Lock Haven Great Strides Walk, registration 9 a.m., walk 10 a.m., Riverview Park, Lockport. Water and food provided for breakfast and lunch; ...