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GOOD DAY and Happy Anniversary to John and Sandy Somerville, 47 years. Quote of the Day “No masterpiece was ever created by a lazy artist.” — Anonymous Word of the Day Scintillometer — Instrument measuring scintillation of star Looking for a place to cool off? If you ...

Calendar of events

TODAY ∫‘Life’s a Beach” Art Camp, The Potters Palette, 105 East Main Street, Lock Haven, through July 12. 10 a.m. to noon, intended for children, grades 1-4. Participants learn about the beach as they create 7 beach-related projects, $110. ∫ Lego Robot Camp, Friendship Community ...

In the parks

Ole Bull State Park ∫ Sunday, July 7, at 1:30 p.m., join the park naturalist for a look into two birds that share a similar history in recovery: “Eagles and Ospreys.” The program will involve a comparison and contrast of these two majestic birds of prey and a look into some of the work ...

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy Belated Birthday to Richard Strouse of Beech Creek, July 5! Word of the Day Dapatical — Lavish; sumptuous; costly Quote of the Day “I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams.” — Oprah Winfrey Blueberry ...

Local church briefs

Live nativity scene at Beech Creek Wesleyan BEECH CREEK - Beech Creek Wesleyan Church will celebrate Christmas in July with a Live Nativity and Ice Cream Social. The event is planned for Sunday, July 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. Stop by and enjoy the sight of the Nativity and then receive a dish ...

Reunions

Looking for classmates The Lock Haven High School Class of 1979 is looking for addresses for classmates as they plan their 50th class reunion. Anyone with information on the following people, please call Sheila Gray Peter 570-660-6631. Sonya Copenhaver, Gary Heverly, Elaine Leonard, James ...

Area churches to hold Vacation Bible School

LOCK HAVEN — The following area churches will be hosting Vacation Bible School in the month of June. ∫ Curtin United Methodist Churc, 305 Curtain Village Rd., Howard, will be hosting their program from Sunday, July 14 to Thursday, July 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 at the church. Children ages 5 ...

Applause, Applause!

Each Saturday, The Express community newspaper highlights people, groups and activities our readers deem worthy of applause. The Beech Creek Sons of the American Legion would like to send a big THANK YOU to the following individuals and businesses that made the 7th Annual Children’s Fishing ...

Happenings from the Heisey

Put on your boots and hats! The annual Good Ole Barn Dance fundraiser in the 1900 Red Barn on Island Road is Saturday, Aug. 3. The McNett Band returns to play the tunes for square and line dancing and any beat that moves your feet! Pre-sale tickets cost $20 and can be purchased on our ...

The beginning of the hill section

Lock Haven was founded in 1833. The oldest part was in the east, down by the river, about a dozen blocks near Jay Street and East Water. From there, it grew, and the geography got kind of interesting. What we think of as one city now began as several different neighborhoods, owned by ...

Finding support

HEALTH ∫ Alzheimer’s and Caregivers Support Group — 7 p.m. July 9 (second Tuesday of the month), Conference Room B of Susque-View Home. Information: Fran Decker at 748-4302. ∫ Parkinson’s Support Group — Open to everyone interested in learning about the disease, 3 p.m. July 10 ...

‘The Fox on the Fairway’ is a comedic gem

I was in Connecticut for a family birthday and almost missed “The Fox on the Fairway.” So happy I didn’t. It’s a comedic gem. Set in the tap room of the Quail Valley Golf and Country Club, the play opens on tournament day, with Quail Valley pitted against Crouching Squirrel, and – ...

Civil War Reenactment Group meets Wednesday

STATE COLLEGE — The July meeting of the 148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, Civil War Reenactment Group will be held on Wednesday, July 10, at 7:30 p.m. at Hoss’s Steak and Sea Restaurant, 1450 N. Atherton St., State College. The Civil War reenactors will be ...

Calendar of events

TODAY ∫ Old School Market, former Lamar Township Elementary School, 34 East End Mountain Road, Mill Hall. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays year round, featuring baked goods, seasonal produce and plants, bulk foods, handcrafted and flea market items. ∫ Outdoor concert, Lockport Drifters ...

Local briefs

Cancer Support Group to talk about grief LOCK HAVEN — “The Grief and Mourning of Cancer” will be the topic of the Cancer Support Group at its monthly meeting on Thursday, July 11, at 7 p.m. in Conference Room B of Susque-View. Grief is often associated with the loss of a loved ...

Local briefs

Dementia to be topic of support group LOCK HAVEN — The Alzheimer’s and Caregiver’s Support Group will meet Tuesday, July 9, at 7 p.m. in Conference Room B of Susque-View. The group will be viewing a video entitled “Into the Other Lane: Driving and Dementia.” The video will ...

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy Birthday to Madeline Jones! Word of the Day Exegetic — Explanatory, especially of Scripture. Quote of the Day “When you stop chasing the wrong things, you give the right things a chance to catch you.” — Lolly Daskal Free relationship education workshop ...

Youth introduced to outdoor sports at Great Outdoor Picnic

PHOTOS PROVIDED The 5th annual Great Outdoor Picnic was held at Penn’s Cave & Wildlife Park on Saturday, June 22. The weather was beautiful and the day was full of activities. The purpose of the event is to introduce youth to the outdoor sports. Representatives from the various ...

JS Lions support local fire companies

PHOTO PROVIDED The Jersey Shore Lions Club recently donated $500 checks to six local fire companies. Pictured are, from left, Jim Muthler and Dan Muthler from Antes Fort Fire Company, Dean Miller from Nippenose Fire Company, Bob Wheeland, president of the JS lions Club, Sheryl Miller of ...

Ross Library receives memorials, donations

LOCK HAVEN — Ross Library has benefited from the following memorials, honors, gifts and donations received during June. IN MEMORY OF: George R. Adgate from Joyce Adgate; Eileen Ballard from Ron & Abby Pete; Kenneth L. Condo from Joanna Condo; Shirley H. DeArment from Dennis & Karen ...