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The risks and myths of marijuana use BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: I am absolutely convinced that marijuana is a serious health hazard. As the legalization of marijuana appears to be spreading, are you aware of any authoritative medical studies confirming the health hazards of ...

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Good Day to all those remembering the victims and families of September 11, 2001. Word of the Day Temerity — Excessive confidence or boldness; audacity. Quote of the Day “I don’t deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it.” — Flannery ...

Register now for Hoy charity golf tourney

MILL HALL — The 18th annual John B. Hoy Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament is planned for Friday, Sept. 28 at the Clinton County Club. Sponsored by the Wayne Township Landfill, the tournament raises money for good causes and has donated more than $142,000 to 35 different non-profit organizations ...

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Good Day and Happy Anniversary to Mert and Liz Springer! Word of the Day Colloquialism — An informal word or phrase that is more common in conversation than in formal speech or writing. Quote of the Day “A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule.” — Michael Pollan ‘CCC of ...

Grant provides life-saving equipment for the Renovo Fire Company

RENOVO — The Renovo Fire Department always feels fortunate when receiving grants for new equipment. The group of volunteers typically await the arrival of new apparatus and then spend the next day or two learning how to use it and practice operating it under stressful situations to make ...

Old Photo Album

PHOTO PROVIDED The railroad shops at Renovo once included a lumber force, and this photo shows the lumber workers sometime in the latter part of the 19th century, under Conrad “Cony” H. Lau, great-grandfather of Renovo area historian Charles Barnum. Mr. Lau is in the first row of men ...

YHEC remembers Lenny G. Young III

LOGANTON — Clinton County’s Youth Hunter Education Challenge was created to engage children 12 to 18 years old. The mission is to encourage young people to gain an understanding of firearms, practice marksmanship and, above all else, learn how to have a safe experience. Just ask ...

Penn State grad to lead Centre’s Red Cross office

BELLEFONTE — Hope Roaten, of Elizabethtown, has been named the new executive director of the American Red Cross Mid-Central Pennsylvania Chapter, which covers Centre, Mifflin, Juniata, Perry and Cumberland Counties. A three-year veteran of the Red Cross, Roaten most-recently served as the ...

Calendar of Events

SATURDAY - Breakfast buffet, 6-11 a.m., Albright United Methodist Church, 46 E. Main St., Loganton. Cost: $10 ages 12 and up, $5 ages 5 to 12, kids under 5 eat free. - Yard sale, 8-11 a.m., rain or shine, Oval United Methodist Church, 67696 State Route 44 Hwy., Jersey Shore. - Nittany ...

REUNIONS

SEPT. 8 — Goat Hill/Center School reunion, 11 a.m., Wayne Township Nature Park, meal at 12 noon. Bring a dish to share; table service and drinks will be provided. Info: 814-355-7448 or call Karis Kellander at 570-769-6563. SEPT. 10 — LHHS Class of 1950, noon at Creekside, Mill Hall. ...

MEETINGS NEXT WEEK

Monday — Clinton County Commissioners, 9 a.m. Lock Haven City Council, 7 p.m. Tuesday — Centre County Commissioners, 10 a.m. Bellefonte School Board, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday — Clinton County Prison Board, 10:30 a.m. Clinton County Solid Waste Authority, 6:30 p.m. ...

Blood Drives Ahead

MONDAY — Two drives: Tri County North Central Church, 205 Main St., Mill Hall, 1-6 p.m., and New Hope Lutheran Church, 119 Cobblestone Court, Spring Mills, 1:30-7 p.m. TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY — Lock Haven University Rec Center, Railroad Street, 12 noon-6 p.m. ——— Donors are ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I have a dear friend who lives nearby, but for some reason, he will not contact me. We grew up together, and a year ago, I helped him, his wife and his dogs out after Hurricane Irma knocked out electricity at their home. He has never really thanked me, and he never calls me. And I ...

SENIOR CENTER MENUS

Bread available daily Monday — Spaghetti and meatballs with tomato sauce, Italian green beans, three-bean salad. Tuesday — Creamy honey mustard chicken, peas and cauliflower, brown rice, orange. Wednesday — Cheeseburger, shaved brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, chocolate chip ...

Pharmacist at Alzheimer’s Support Group

LOCK HAVEN —Jeff Packech, pharmacist and owner of Keller and Munro Drug Store in Lock Haven will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Alzheimer’s Support Group on Tuesday, Sept. 11 in Conference Room B of Susque-View. Packech will talk about “Medication Management for ...

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Good Day and Happy Birthday on Sunday to David Theodore Andrus, Oakland Park, Fla., formerly of Lock Haven, 66 years old! Word of the Day Satiety — The state of being fed to or beyond capacity; alternatively the revulsion or disgust caused by overindulgence or excess. Quote of the ...

McDonalds open during drive-through renovations

LAURA JAMESON/THE EXPRESS McDonald’s restaurant on Bellefonte Avenue remains open, despite renovations to the drive-through, outside the building and the play area inside the restaurant. Customers must enter off Bellefonte Avenue and park in the lot closest to Citizens Hose Co. and go ...

Giving Circle Members Grant $10,000 to ACRES Project

STATE COLLEGE - On Wednesday, Aug. 29, members of Centre Foundation’s Giving Circle gathered at Above the Valley for their annual cocktail reception to hear presentations from three local organizations: ACRES Project, Bellefonte Art Museum, and Discovery Space. After members’ votes were ...

Lycoming College launches new Entrepreneurship minor for students

WILLIAMSPORT— Just one year after Lycoming College added entrepreneurship classes to the curriculum, and appointed Marshall Welch III to the position of Sloter Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship, the college is debuting entrepreneurship as a new minor available to all students, regardless of ...

Howard Happenings

LIONS CLUB NEWS Mark your calendars that Howard Area Lions Food Bank dates in September have been changed because of the Labor Day holiday. Distribution will be on Sept. 10 for Centre County residents and Sept. 17 for Beech Creek area residents. Food bank hours are from 2-4 p.m. at the former ...