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Good Day to everyone welcoming fall on this October the first! Word of the Day Sawbones — A surgeon or physician. Quote of the Day “A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.” — Robert Frost Spaghetti dinner The Curtin United ...

Calendar of events

TOMORROW r “Fort Horn Hiding in Plain Sight,” 7 p.m., Ross Library, 3rd Floor. Presentation by Harlan Berger, of the Wayne Township Historical Society, co-sponsored by Col. Hugh White and Col. John Chatham Daughters of the American Revolution. Free to all. WEDNESDAY r Outdoor and ...

Old Photo Album

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Battling it out Two soccer players, one from Central Moutain High School and another from Jersey Shore High School, battle it out to get the ball at a soccer game back in the 1990s. The two players are Andy Ulmer and Corey Johnson. We are uncertain of who is who and which ...

Renovo Santander Bank thanks the community

KEVIN RAUCH/THE EXPRESS The employees of the Renovo Santander Bank recently spent an evening cleaning out the Ransdorf Manor’s flower garden, as they plan on doing similar projects throughout the area as their way of thanking the community for its support. Pictured after the work was done ...

House of the Month

PHOTO PROVIDED The PRR (Preserve, Renew and Rejuvenate Western Clinton County) house for the month of September is occupied by Jake and Beth Poleto. Located on Erie Avenue in Renovo it is beautifully adorned with planted flowers and hanging baskets in lovely shades of pink. The Poletos will ...

Farm-City Festival lots of fun for everyone

PHOTOS PROVIDED There were so many fun activities….from goat milking, to a 5K color fun run that benefitted Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clinton County, to crafts and pumpkin painting for kids. There was a milk chugging contest in which four members of the Keystone Little League ...

Dogs come out for ‘Yappy Hour’

PHOTO PROVIDED On Tuesday, Sept. 25, Lock Haven University held its first “Yappy Hour” dog walk and social event, hosted by LHU President, Robert Pignatello, Amy Molyneux, and their dog, Ralphie. The well-attended walk began at the Riverwalk Beach Overview Pavilion and ended at the ...

Kids enjoy hayride at Keskunhaka Festival

PHOTO PROVIDED A hayride was just one of the activities that children enjoyed at the Keskunhaka (pumpkin) Festival held recently at the Tompkins family farm at Lamar. Dozens of children came out to enjoy the event, organized by the Tompkins family to provide a variety of fall events at one ...

The Elm that wasn’t

Sometimes, we think we know things. We get these mental pictures of history, imagine what it must have been like, based on things we’ve heard about. Some of these stories take on a life of their own over the centuries, and it becomes recorded fact. And sometimes, we’re ...

Reunions

SEPT. 30 — BEN Band 1970s reunion, 2 p.m., home of Duane Eberhart. Reserve by Sept. 15. Call Duane for reservations and details at 570-660-2983. OCT. 2 — LHHS and ICHS Class of 1953 dinner, 5 p.m., Creekside Restaurant. OCT. 2 — LHHS and ICHS Classes of 1951 monthly breakfast ...

Meetings Next Week

Monday — Clinton County Commissioners, 9 a.m. Bellefonte Borough Council, 7 p.m. Tuesday — Centre County Commissioners, 10 a.m. Wednesday — Pine Creek Township Supervisors, 10 a.m. Thursday — NO Clinton County Commissioners

Old photo album UPDATE

EXPRESS ARCHIVES LH Music Club gives awards of merit The Lock Haven affiliate of the National Federation of Music Clubs presented awards of merit in 1990. Lucy McLaughlin, seated at right, represented the club. She is presenting an awared to Harriet “Snookie” “Inez” Williams, who ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: My wife is a self-employed accountant, and she did work for some friends a few years ago. She billed them at the time for several hours of work, charging a modest fee. It was a complex situation, and another accountant was involved, representing a different family member. The work ...

Calendar of Events

SATURDAY - Children’s musical “Pinkalicious,” 10 a.m., Millbrook Playhouse, millbrookplayhouse.net. - Elk of PA, 3:30 p.m., Kettle Creek State Park Nature Center. - Katydid Cadence, 8 p.m., Kettle Creek State Park Nature Center. SUNDAY - Native American artifacts program, 3-4 ...

SENIOR CENTER MENUS

Bread available daily Monday — Sausage gravy with fresh dropped biscuit, mixed vegetables, pineapple and orange segments. Tuesday —Barbeque chicken thighs, au gratin potatoes, broccoli and carrots, macaroni salad. Wednesday —Italian meatsauce rotini with tomato sauce, hot spiced ...

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy Anniversary to John and Evey Pentz, on Saturday! Word of the Day Harbinger — A person or thing that signals the approach of something else, a forerunner. Frequently used in an ominous fashion, a portent of ill tidings. A sign of things to come ... such as this ...

Old glory flies proudly in honor of father and son

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University has a new American flag waving on its campus. The flag was donated by Carmen and Lindsay Banfill to honor Sgt. Terry Banfill and his son Special Agent Sean Banfill in a ceremony on Sept. 17. Carmen raised the flag in honor of her husband and son, ...

Caleb gets some fresh air

“Great news! The trach came out yesterday and he is doing great without it! Getting some fresh air today to celebrate! This text was sent by Caleb Leone’s mother, Danielle, on Wednesday from a brain trauma rehabilitation center in Hershey where Caleb is recovering from a brain injury ...

Scary stuff at Ross Library during October

HUBLERSBURG —Cooler air and lots of sunshine welcomed the first day of autumn. It was perfect weather for the third annual Walker Township Fall Festival. Many children and their families enjoyed a fun-filled day of free crafts and games sponsored by the Walker Township Parks and ...

Howard Happenings

LIONS CLUB NEWS Howard Area Lions had 60 of their men parking cars during Grange Fair. The Lions Club would like to invite any man who has an idea to serve his community to become a Lion member. Howard Area Lions Food Bank distribution dates for October will be on the 1st for Centre ...