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LH Shoe Bank is open this Saturday

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank will give free new shoes to kids and teens this Saturday, Oct. 17th. The Shoe Bank is inside Covenant United Methodist Church at 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. The Shoe Bank has new procedures for everyone due to COVID-19, to protect the families ...

LHU’s All In Day of Giving raises over $100,000 for student-athletes

LOCK HAVEN — Over $100,000 was raised for LHU students during Lock Haven University’s All In Day of Giving, more than doubling the $50,000 goal for the day. The money raised during the 24-hour fundraiser, held from noon on Thursday, Sept. 24 to noon on Friday, Sept. 25 will support LHU ...

Old Photo Albumg: Local girl attends 1992 Democratic National Convention

PHOTO PROVIDED Amber Hamilton, 12, center, holds a city map that will help her find the Democratic National Convention center in New York City, N.Y. in 1992. The youngster, a fifth grader in Lucy Black’s Avis Elementary School class, won the trip as one of 40,000 contestants in a ...

Trick or Treat: Safety steps for spooky fun

Family Features — Traditional family activities like trick-or-treating create fun moments and memories, but the effects of COVID-19 on this Halloween will bring about change for the spooky excitement. You can still ensure a special night for your little ones and all the ghouls, goblins ...

Old Photo Album Update: A donation to the Piper Museum

EXPRESS ARCHIVES This plane propeller was donated to the Piper Aviation Museum sometime in the 1980s. Pictured with the propeller is Doc Conway, an active member of the community; Ray Schaffer who wrote articles for The Express during that time; and Virginia “Ginny” Edmonster, who later ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday on Sunday, Oct. 11, to Colden Allen Hill, 11, of Beech Creek... Trudy Ingram Snyder ... Robert Dennison. Quote of the Day “Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us and sometimes they win.” — Stephen King Word of the Day Fog ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY to Kim Moerschbacher! Word of the Day Ghastly — Shockingly frightful or dreadful; also Pokemon #92. Quote of the Day “Nothin is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m Possible” — Audrey Hepbur Fall Fest at Echo Hope Echo Hope Assembly, 320 Hogan Blvd.,will ...

Howard Happenings

SOUP SALE Howard United Methodist Church will have a Soup Sale on Thursday, Oct. 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The soup must be pre-ordered and will be for take-out only so you must wear a mask and practice social distancing when you come to pick up your soup. The flavors this month will be ...

LHU’s HOPE Center to co-sponsor LGBTQ+ activist

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University’s HOPE Center is co-sponsoring a virtual event with actor, dancer, singer and LGBTQ+ activist Ryan Jamaal Swain on Monday, Oct. 12 at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required. A breakout star of FX’s Golden ...

New audiobook formats available at Centre County Library

BELLEFONTE — The Centre County Library & Historical Museum has added Playaways and Wonderbooks to their audiobook collection. Playaways are sleek audio devices designed for on-the-go listening. No more bulky CD cases and discs to keep track of! An auxiliary cord can be used to listen ...

Ross Library receives memorials and donations

LOCK HAVEN — Ross Library has benefited from the following memorials, honors, gifts and donations received from Sept. 1-30, 2020. IN MEMORY OF Alex Bartlett from Donald Clark, John and Linda Thompson, Randy and Donna Dorey; James W. Bauman from Mary Jane Bauman, children, grandchildren and ...

Paramedic establishes clothing closet for UPMC Patients

WILLIAMSPORT – Kathy Kling, paramedic, Susquehanna Regional EMS, recently spearheaded an initiative to provide clothing to patients in need seeking services at the emergency department at UPMC Williamsport. Kathy has teamed up with hospital leaders to open Angie’s Closet, a free clothing ...

Old Photo Album: Take ’em down

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Bucktail Buck football player Brian Probst attempts to stop South Williamsport’s Matt Summerson during a play.

PA CareerLink Centre County reopens

BELLEFONTE– PA CareerLink Centre County at 240 Match Factory Place, Bellefonte, has reopened for business. The office is open from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:15 p.m. on Monday and Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Customers are encouraged to call ...

“Operation Christmas” to work differently this year

AVIS — The 10th “Operation Christmas” for Pine Creek Township, Avis Borough, Wayne and Dunnstable townships planning has commenced, though it may look different this year according to Pine Creek Township Police Chief Dave Winkleman. “The need is going to be higher this year,” he ...

Clinton County school retirees receive awards

PHOTOS PROVIDED In photo at right, Carmen Banfill, left, and Donna Yost display the Volunteer Awards they received as members of the Clinton County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees. Phyllis Grenoble made the presentations. Above, Betty Giles received a state ...

Around the Town

Good Day Lots of Happy Birthdays to celebrate today, including Lanny Patrick Allen, of Chatham Village, McElhattan; Deaven Meta Shade, 25, of Phildadelphia; Curtis Jeffrey Kuntz, 13, of Butler, Pa.; Brian Joseph Young, 35, of State College; Natalie Confer Imel, of Bellefonte and Esther Barner ...

Finding fall foliage in Clinton County

LOCK HAVEN — If you’ve been waiting anxiously to get out and see the colorful fall foliage in our area, it’s time to hit the road. According to the state’s weekly Fall Foliage report, the foliage in Clinton County is currently “approaching best color,” so get out and enjoy. Here ...

BEA crowns 2020 Homecoming Queen

TIM WEIGHT/FOR THE EXPRESS Although COVID-19 has disrupted many milestones recently, Bald Eagle Area High School was able to crown its 2020 homecoming queen before a home game on Friday, Oct. 2. Madison Eckley, escorted by Trey Foster, took home the title. Following the crowning, Eckley was ...