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Counties Matter: This Day in Clinton County History

Editor’s Note: In observance of National County Government Month, throughout the month of April Clinton County government is sharing what county services offer by providing daily posts about county departments and highlighting information about “this day in Clinton County History.” Some ...

Egg Hunts scheduled in area

EGG HUNTS — Beech Creek Wesleyan Church, 217 Main St., Beech Creek, rescheduled their Easter Extravaganza for Saturday, April 3 at 11 a.m. Children ages 12 and under can search for thousands of eggs filled with candy and other goodies. Prize eggs will win an additional prize. The event ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Kenan Walters! Quote of the Day “Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light.” — Dylan Thomas Word of the Day Double-talk — Speech that’s a mix of actual words and gibberish; to engage in double-talk or to ...

Easter services this week

LOCK HAVEN — The following Easter services are scheduled at area churches: MAUNDY THURSDAY — 6 p.m., Beech Creek Weslyan Church with Holy Communion. — 6:30 p.m., St. Luke’s United Church of Christ in Flemington. Communion will be served. — 7 p.m., Nittany/Sugar Valley United ...

Old Photo Album: Girl Scout Day Camp staff talk it over

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Ten of some 15 Girl Scout Day Camp leaders got together in September of 1953 for an autumn dinner party at The Locks to talk over events of July’s Camp Rockypoint. Beverly Walker is a student nurse now at Beebe Hospital in Lewes, Del. and Margaret Elizabeth Fredericks is at ...

Hannah Wool is BPW Girl of the Month for March

JERSEY SHORE — The Business and Professional Women’s Club Girl of the Month for March is Hannah Grace Wool, daughter of Danine and Stephen Wool of Jersey Shore. Hannah’s activities include Tech Student Association, Model UN, for one year; Key Club and Red Cross Club for two years; ...

Jon Smith is JS Lions’ Club Citizen of the Month

JERSEY SHORE — The Jersey Shore Lions’ Club Citizen of the Month for March is Jonathan R. Smith, son of Robert A. Smith of Jersey Shore. Jonathan’s activities include National English Honor Society, two years; football,wrestling and track and field, four years. Outside of school, ...

Clean-up at the fairgrounds April 9-11

MACKEYVILLE — The Clinton County Fair Board of Directors are gearing up for the 2021 Clinton County Fair which will be held July 31 through Aug. 7. Lots of planning has begun to make this a fun filled family event. First on the board’s agenda will be to spruce up the 60 acres in ...

Egg Hunts scheduled in area

EGG HUNTS — Beech Creek Wesleyan Church, 217 Main St., Beech Creek, rescheduled their Easter Extravaganza for Saturday, April 2 at 11 a.m. Children ages 12 and under can search for thousands of eggs filled with candy and other goodies. Prize eggs will win an additional prize. The even will ...

Clinton County libraries go fine free

LOCK HAVEN — It’s National Library Week and the Clinton County Libraries have something to celebrate! The libraries are now fine-free! Annie Halenbake Ross Library, Renovo Area Library and Friendship Community Library announced this change in service which started due to COVID-19 ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY and Happy 70th Anniversary to Audre and Gerald Packer of Beech Creek. Happy Birthday to Deb Counsil and Billy Sellers of Flemington. Word of the Day Capacious — Having a lot of space; roomy. Quote of the Day “I can be someone’s, and still be my own.” — Shel ...

LHU to host virtual social work alumni lecture series

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University’s social work program will sponsor an alumni lecture series from 12:30-2 p.m. on Thursday, April 8. Three social work alumni will discuss their career experiences after graduating from LHU. The three alumni speakers will be David McCurdy, Katie Merritt ...

Kara Stover qualifies for Moose youth program

LOCK HAVEN — Kara Stover, daughter of Kerry and Vicky Stover of Flemington, has qualified to participate in the International Moose Youth Awareness Congress in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Presenting Kara with a check from Lock Haven Lodge 100 to help cover her expenses were Junior Governor and ...

Old Photo Album: Do you know these lions officers?

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Pictured are a group of Lions Club officers, believed to be from the Jersey Shore chapter. We are unsure of who is in the photo or when it was taken. Anyone with information is asked to contact Laura Jameson at ljameson@lockhaven.com or by calling 570-748-6791.

Model Railroad Club plans spring train meet

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton Central Model Railroad Club will hold its annual Spring Train Meet on Saturday, May 1 at the Clinton County Fairgrounds, off Lock Haven Exit 178 of Interstate 80 on Fairground Road, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This Train Show is one of the club’s major fundraising ...

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy Birthday to Jordan Wert, of Blanchard! Word of the Day Coquelicot — Of orangish-red or reddish-orange color. Quote of the Day “You have to meet people where they are and sometimes you have to leave them there.” — Iyanla Vanzant Changes in Ross Library tech ...

April programs at the Ross Library announced

LOCK HAVEN — April is National Poetry Month, and on April 19 at 7 p.m., the Ross Library will be offering a virtual poetry reading. Father and son team David and Micah Bauman will read from their new chapter book, “Mapping the Valley,” which provides a unique glimpse into a shifting ...

Old Photo Album: Tired minds are refreshed in outdoor games

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Local elementary pupils get a 25 minute break daily from lessons in November of 1951. The students would take to the playground, if weather permitted, to take part in supervised games to provide release of pent-up energy. The time also served as a means of teaching children ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Taylor Jo Hanley, of Lock Haven, Glenda Hoy and Angie McGregor. Quote of the Day “I would rather die of passion than boredom.” — Vincent Van Gogh Word of the Day Gremlin — A source of trouble, especially problems of technical nature. Blood ...

Foundation helps feed the needy

CHASE BOTTORF/LOCK HAVEN The Lock Haven Salvation Army received a hefty donation of $10,000 from the Clinton County Community Foundation on Thursday. From left are Foundation Board president Allan Lugg, Salvation Army Capt. Holly Johnson, and Foundation Board treasurer Darlene Weaver stand ...