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Pizza Rumble Pool Party at Mill Hall

PHOTO PROVIDED The Lock Haven YMCA Swim Team along with the Mill Hall Community Pool hosted the First Annual Pizza Rumble Pool Party at the Mill Hall Pool in August. Local pizza shops in Clinton County were invited to enter a pizza cook-off contest to vie for the ultimate title of Best ...

Local Democrats hold free ice cream social

LOCK HAVEN - Nearly 100 residents from Clinton County turned out for an Ice Cream Social held on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Triangle Park. Attendees were able to enjoy free ice cream, listen to music, play games, paint rocks, register to vote and learn about candidates seeking election this ...

JS Farmers Market under new ownership

JERSEY SHORE — With the unfortunate passing of Jersey Shore Farmers Market coordinator Ed Snook, the fate of the weekly sales was unknown. That was until recently. It was announced on social media that the market will be under new ownership as of October 1. Mack and Saddie Peachey will be ...

Peruvian educator observes preparation of old fire engine for city children

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Kenneth Passell, a sophomore at the Lock Haven Vocational School, sprays a fire engine purchased by the city recreation board on May 5, 1959. The board purchased the fire engine to place in Hoberman Park for children to play with. At right, vocation director C. Dale Long and ...

Around the town

GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Janice Simcox! Quote of the Day “You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.” — Booker T. Washington Word of the Day Vespertinal — Of, like or pertaining to the evening Car Seat ...

Joby Topper is guest of Rotarians

LOCK HAVEN — Joby Topper, Director of the Lock Haven University Library and Information Services was a guest speaker for a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven. Next year will be the 150th anniversary of the creation of Lock Haven University. Topper gave an ...

Elks raise funds for in-home nursing programs

PHOTO PROVIDED Raising funds for charitable events is an ongoing process for many organizations. So it is with the Bellefonte Elks Lodge #1094, as they raise funds for the Elks Home Service Program, an in-home nursing services program for children and adults, funded entirely through the Elks. ...

Elks donate fruit platter to local scouts

PHOTO PROVIDED At a recent Boy and Girl Scout swimming outing at the Park Forest Community Pool, the State College Elks Lodge #1600, donated a fruit platter to the event. Shown here are Elk member W. F. Reiber (left) and Elks Exalted Ruler Lynne Corl (right), making the donation.

Local briefs

‘For The Bridal Boudoir’ luncheon Sept. 25 LOCK HAVEN — The next lunch program of Lock Haven Christian Women’s Club is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 25 at The Flemington Church of Christ, 714 Fairpoint Road, Allison Township. The theme for the luncheon is ”For The Bridal ...

Calendar of Events

Sept. 18-21 —Annie Halenbake Ross Library annual book sale Sept. 18-21 on the library patio; Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20-21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday is “Bag Day” and shoppers will pay $5 ...

SV Historical Society plans open house, chicken barbecue

LOGANTON — Every September since the dedication of the Sugar Valley Historical Society Museum in 2012, the Sugar Valley Historical Society has celebrated National Museum Day by hosting an open house and chicken barbecue. This year will be no exception. Bring your family and friends and ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Marianne Norton of Lock Haven. Word of the Day Zander — A variety of European perch Quote of the Day “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.” ...

Old Photo Album: Former Jay Street bridge demolition underway

PHOTO PROVIDED After workmen for Nestlrode Contracting Company in Lock Haven removed a section of beam from the Jay Street bridge on Sunday in the 1980s, the first section of the span tilted as the old bridge gave way under the force of gravity. The work crews spent approximately two hours ...

Calendar of Events

Sept. 18-21 — The Annie Halenbake Ross Library annual book sale Sept. 18-21 on the library patio. The hours are Wednesday, Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20-21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday is “Bag Day” and ...

Around the Town

GOOD DAY to Katelyn Kendall of Jersey Shore Quote of the Day “To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.” — Anatole France Word of the Day Oncostman — Mine worker paid by the day Free Family Event Reading Under the ...

Old photo album

Pictured are basketball players during Old Timers’ Night in 1952. Top row, from left, Harry Whitman, Eugene Stevens, Lenard Wood, Mahoney and Bud Bratton. Bottom row, Walter Darrin, Bus Johnson, Dick Saxton, Brick Saltsman, Howard Bradney and Jack Smith. Thank you western Clinton County ...

Calendar

Today — The monthly meeting of the UPMC Lock Haven Hosptal Auxiliary, 1 p.m., Senior Activity Room. All members welcomed. Sept. 18-21 — The Annie Halenbake Ross Library annual book sale on the library patio. Hours are Wednesday,Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, Sept. 19, from ...

LHU remembers 9/11

LOCK HAVEN — On Wednesday, Lock Haven University held several events in memory of the lives lost on the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the United States. At 8:20 a.m., several members of the LHU community participated in a Moving Tribute on bicycles, led by LHU President Robert ...

Around the town

GOOD DAY and Happy Anniversary to Ardell and Jean Wingard of Aaronsburg, married 58 years ago on Sunday, Sept. 15, which is also Ardell’s 80th birthday. Word of the Day Groggery — Low public-house Quote of the Day “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, ...

Old photo album update

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Sixth graders identified The Express was able to identify every student in this photograph of Lamar Township Elementary sixth graders in 1960-1961 thanks to many of our readers. They are, first row from left, Madalyn Smart, Frank Sente, Debarah Grieb, David Seyler, Vickie ...