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Reunions

JULY 2 — LHHS and ICHS Classes of 1951 monthly breakfast get-together, 9 a.m., Restless Oaks. JULY 2 — LHHS and ICHS Class of 1953 monthly dinner, 5 p.m., Creek Side Restaurant. Questions: Russell 570-748-7455 or Nolen 570-748-3325. JULY 2 — BEN class of ‘57 monthly dinner, 5:30 ...

Calendar of Events

TODAY ∫ Children’s Storytime and Craft, The Potter’s Palette, 105 East Main Street, Lock Haven, noon. Featuring a reading of the book “Duckling,” after which the children paint a ceramic related to the story, $12. SUNDAY ∫ Summer Concert on the River, Rize (Classic Rock), at ...

Around the Town

Happy Birthday to Jim Conklin... Rhett Neimond Word of the Day Jibboom — Spar forming an extension of the bowsprit Quote of the Day “Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” — Julie Andrews Hoagie orders due July 5 Faith United Methodist Church is ...

‘Dr. Lance’ joins Animal Medical Center of Nittany Valley

MILL HALL — The Animal Medical Center of Nittany Valley has announced that Lance Kramer, VMD has been hired as an associate veterinarian beginning July 1. Dr. Kramer is a 2017 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He has been employed by Big Valley ...

Summer recreation program underway at area playgrounds

LOCK HAVEN — The summer recreation program of the Keystone Central School District in conjunction with Clinton County, the Clinton County Community Foundation, and nine sponsoring municipalities is about to begin its third week; it is available at no charge to area school aged children. ...

Teachers, students plant pollinator gardens

HOWARD — In spring 2019, the PA Game Commission’s Howard Nursery introduced a new program for teachers in Pennsylvania. A mix of 25 native pollinator-friendly seedlings were packaged for teachers to order and plant a pollinator garden on their school premises, free of charge. The ...

Family serving together

LAURA JAMESON/THE EXPRESS Avis residents Ralph “Skip” and John “Butch” Ferrara have both served their country in the United State Navy. Skip spent six years total in the service after joining in 1962 when he was a junior in high school. For two years he was part of the reserves ...

Howard Happenings

BASKET BENEFIT Friendship Community Center in Beech Creek will host a basket benefit on Friday, July 19, for Cathy Hipple of Blanchard. Cathy has recently learned that cancer has returned and she will need to undergo an extensive chemo regiment. This basket benefit will hopefully help to ...

Conservation Summer Day Camp is Aug. 5-9

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Conservation District has announced the 28th Annual Conservation Summer Day Camp will be held from Aug. 5-9, and applications are now available. Deadline to submit applications is Friday, July 5. This year’s theme is ‘Wings, Paws, Scales and ...

Covenant Cafe plans Ice Cream Social

LOCK HAVEN — An Ice Cream Social will be held on the Covenant United Methodist Church parsonage lawn at 55 W. Main St. on Tuesday, July 2. Valerie Jo Roberts, outreach coordinator for Albright LIFE, an adult day health program in Williamsport, will be conducting the activities for this ...

Calendar of Events

TODAY ∫ Windy City Kicker Golf Classic, Clinton County Club and Golf Course, 41 Fairway View Drive, Lock Haven, 9 a.m. Native All-Pro NFL kicker Robbie Gould hosts this annual golf tournament, which raises funds for local youth sports programs and park revitalization efforts. ∫ Old ...

Around the town

Happy Birthday to Susie Weller. Quote of the Day “Energy and persistence conquer all things.” — Benjamin Franklin Word of the Day Yedda — Grass used to make straw hats Blood Drive TODAY There will be a blood drive today from 1-6 p.m. at the Porter Township Community ...

MH third graders learn about “Table for One”

PHOTO PROVIDED Mrs. Teresa Kodish’s third grade students learned about the “Table for One” by local veterans Sgt. Terry Banfill and PFC Don Hills. The “Table for One” is a solemn ceremony that remembers all the POW’s and MIA’s who never made it home. Sgt. Banfill told the ...

Hope Enterprises names new chairman of board

WILLIAMSPORT,— James K. Shillenn has been named chairman of the board of directors of Hope Enterprises, Inc., which provides services to people with intellectual disabilities in Lycoming, Clinton, Northumberland, Columbia, Montour, Snyder and Union counties. Shillenn, who had served on ...

Local veterinarian honored for 60 years service

State Representative Stephanie Borowicz, R-Clinton/Centre, presented Dr. Robert Reese with a citation from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives honoring him on his 60 years of dedication and distinguished service in the field of veterinary medicine. PHOTO PROVIDED

Calendar of Events

TODAY ∫ Kick Trax with Lou Mauro on the Patio, Stella A’s Bar and Grill, 219 East Main Street, Lock Haven, 7-10 p.m. TOMORROW ∫ Windy City Kicker Golf Classic, Clinton County Club and Golf Course, 41 Fairway View Drive, Lock Haven, 9 a.m. Native All-Pro NFL kicker Robbie Gould ...

An operation at Renovo Hospital in 1950s

PHOTO PROVIDED An operation at the hospital in Renovo in the 1950s. The Doctors were Werts, Dr. Frank Dwyer and Dr. John Dwyer. The Nurses were Bensau and Stewart. The patient is unknown. Thank you western Clinton County Historian Charlie Barnum for sharing this interesting photo with our readers.

CORRECTION

CORRECTION In Tuesday’s edition of The Express, Christian Boyer’s name was misspelled. Boyer is from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. The Express regrets the error.

Around the town

Good Day and Happy 49th Anniversary to Mark and Jean Vonada of Zion. Word of the Day Cultus — Religious ritual; a cult Quote of the Day “How dare you settle for less when the world has made it so easy for you to be remarkable?” — Seth Godin Kids Dress-Up Day at Military ...

PV grad receives Emergency Responders Scholarship

BELLEFONTE — Three down, three to go. The Centre County commissioners handed out the third of six Centre County Emergency Responders Scholarships at Tuesday’s meeting. The latest recipient is Sierra Orndorf, a Penns Valley Area High School graduate, who is headed to the Central ...