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LHU to host African American alumni

LOCK HAVEN— The Lock Haven University Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the LHU Alumni Association will host a panel of African American alumni at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24 on Zoom. The event part of the university’s Black History Month celebration events. The panel will discuss the ...

Family’s Susquehanna River life from headwaters to the bay

YORK, Pa. — The river flowed easy, like poured syrup, which made Devin Winand smile as he pulled one kayak after another onto the shore. A few couples strolled the river’s edge as the evening sky blushed to pink. A lone paddleboarder dropped in a fishing line. The summer-sweet air ...

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy Birthday to Whyatt Weigel and Shirley Jacobs! Word of the Day Fanfaronade — Bragging or blustering behavior. Quote of the Day “To thrive in life you need three bones: A wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.” — Reba McEntire Winter Festival The Howard Cub ...

How the Pandemic has shaped this year’s Oscars

2019 was certainly a great year for global cinema, with more billion dollar earning movies and bigger overall box office returns worldwide than ever before. This, together with improved international production collaborations that have meant diversity, inclusion, and the dismantling of many ...

The Penn School Quakers

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Pictured are the Penn School Quakers, a cheerleading squad made up of sixth graders from the elementary school, in 1951. They are, from left, Margaret “Peggy” Paulus, Margaret Randecker, Carol Eyer, Gladys Heverly, Emily Shady, Charlene Bay, Pat Sweitzer, Georgie Williams ...

Howard Happenings

SOUP SALE Howard United Methodist Church will have a Take-Out Soup Sale on Thursday, Feb. 18, from 11-1 at the church. The soup flavors for this month are vegetable beef; ham and bean; chicken corn and chicken noodle. Soup should be pre-ordered by calling Patti Long at 814-625-2182 or send ...

LHU faculty member recognized for leadership in health education

LOCK HAVEN — Dr. Kathleen Allison, LHU health science professor, was recognized by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC) for her service to the board of commissioners. Allison, who has been at LHU since 2002, was acknowledged for her service on the commission ...

Ross Library receives memorials, donations

LOCK HAVEN — The Ross Library has benefited from the following memorials, honors, gifts and donations received from Jan. 1-31, 2021. IN MEMORY OF Janice Allen from Thomas and Barbara Elling; JoAnn Boyce from The Welfling Family; Betty Chubb from Katie Bower; Edythe Clark from Kathy ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY and Happy Anniversary to Steve and Lois Simcox. Happy Birthday on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, to Jean Rote of Flemington. Quote of the Day “If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” — Martin Luther King Jr. Word of the Day Saber-rattling ...

Commissioners support Leadership Clinton County

LOCK HAVEN — Celebrating a milestone of 20 years of support, the Clinton County Commissioners this week presented a sponsorship check to the Leadership Clinton County (LCC) leadership development program. The county is among the founding contributors to the LCC initiative, which helps develop ...

Flemington first graders

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Rows of first graders at the former Flemington Elementary School read quietly to themselves as their instructors watch from the back of the classroom.

Around the Town

GOOD DAY and Happy Anniversary to Gary and Lori Jones. Happy Birthday to Gayle Jameson and Christopher Baughman. Word of the Day Cavalcade — A procession of riders on horses, vehicles, etc. Quote of the Day “Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of ...

Woolrich Scouts receive Youth Leadership Award

PHOTO PROVIDED Two members of Woolrich Troop 66 Scouts were presented with Susquehanna Council’s Youth Leadership Award. They are Eagle Scout Ashton Peters and Star Rank Scout Alexis Plants, who showed great leadership and communication skills within their troop. Ashton and Alexis were ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY and Happy 50th Birthday to Tony Ruggiers. Happy Birthday to Renee Miller. Quote of the Day “Opportunity is missed by people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” — Thomas Edison Word of the Day Bezoar — A stone-like mass formed in the stomach ...

Pignatello named among top 100 people for 2021

LOCK HAVEN — Dr. Robert Pignatello, former president of Lock Haven University, has been named one of Pennsylvania Business Central’s, Top 100 People for 2021. According to the organization, a Business to Business Publication for the region, its annual edition “highlights the vibrant ...

Black Lives Matter supports community

PHOTO PROVIDED Lock Haven’s local Black Lives matter leader Destiny Urena and member Clarence Taylor held a free donation giveaway in downtown Lock Haven on Monday and also donated to the Clinton County Children and Youth and Clinton County Woman’s Center. Donations were collected within ...

Old Photo Album: A medical exam

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Mrs. Bressler Stover and Dr. Thissell conduct a medical exam on a young boy at a local school sometime in the 1940s or 1950s.

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy Birthday to Ethel Kinley of Farrandsville on Feb. 9, and Norman Johnson, today! Word of the Day Moloch — Someone or something to which extreme sacrifices are made. Quote of the ...

Leadership Clinton County learns about law enforcement and the judicial system

LOCK HAVEN — Leadership Clinton County held a virtual session to educate its participants on Clinton County’s law enforcement agencies and the judicial system. Participants had the opportunity to meet with staff from the District Attorney’s office to better understand the services they ...

The Penn School Quakers

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Pictured are the Penn School Quakers, a cheerleading squad made up of sixth graders from the elementary school, in 1951. They are, from left, unknown, Margaret Randecker, unknown, Gladys Heverly, Emily Shady, Charlene Bay, Pat Sweitzer, Georgie Williams, unknown. Anyone who ...