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Tractors, trucks and fireworks

As usual, the truck and tractor pulls and fireworks on Friday night brought hundreds of people to the small community of Antes Fort. It was the Fort Antes Days 28th Annual Celebration, and three days of family fun, including Shadows of The Old West, which has been a hit for several years.The ...

Man allegedly fires pellet gun at pedestrians

From staff reports JERSEY SHORE — From his second-floor apartment window, a naked 50-year-old man allegedly aimed and fired an air pellet rifle at a father and his 1-year-old daughter on Thursday night, striking the man in his left leg, Tiadaghton Valley Regional police said. Thomas ...

Renovo Reading

The Bucktail campus held their 5th annual Reading Under the Lights recently as parents and students joined Bucktail and Renovo Elementary faculty on the school’s football field to not only read but enjoy a number of educational activities. Reading Under the Lights was held immediately after ...

Shoe Bank open to kids, teens Saturday, Sept. 21

LOCK HAVEN - School is in full swing, and as the weather cools down, kids will need good school shoes. The Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank will give free new, school-quality shoes to eligible kids and teens on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Shoe Bank is located inside Covenant ...

Venture Crew 007, Boy Scouts enjoy Bahamas Adventure

LOCK HAVEN — Venture Crew 007 and fellow scouts from a few area Boy Scout Troops recently attended a high adventure scout base at Florida Sea Base. They chose the Bahamas Adventure, which allowed for the large group of co-ed scouts to live on two sailboats at sea while exploring a ...

Martin hints at changes to KC class schedules

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com MILL HALL — At Thursday night’s Keystone Central school board voting session, superintendent Jacquelyn Martin hinted at possible changes to the secondary schedules in the near future. During her superintendent’s report, Martin said that one of ...

County honors local Little League teams

By RICK KESSINGER rkessinger@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — It was a good night for baseball Thursday as the 2019 Keystone baseball and Clinton softball Little League teams were honored by the Clinton County commissioners with a proclamation of excellence for their hard work. The room was ...

Sunoco ordered to cover exposed pipelines across Pa.

HARRISBURG — The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has ordered Sunoco Pipeline, LP (Sunoco) to cover exposed pipelines at more than three dozen locations across the state. Following the discovery of an exposed pipeline in June, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) ...

Local boy organizes kickball tournament

By LAURA JAMESON ljameson@lockhaven.com AVIS — You are not alone. That is what one local boy wants to ensure those suffering from depression understand. Brayden Seasholtz, of Avis, is organizing a kickball tournament to help raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide ...

DAR promotes Constitution Week with display at the Ross Library

LOCK HAVEN – The Colonel Hugh White-Colonel John Chatham chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution invites the public to the Ross Library on West Main Street, Lock Haven, to view their Constitutional Display across from the main desk. “There are two documents of paramount ...

Renovo residents promise legal fight after 16 row houses declared unsafe

RENOVO — Getting the news that the entire row of houses on the 100 block of 14th Street will be posted unsafe or worse, residents of those houses promised they would go to court to stop from being forced out on the street. Residents knew it was coming, so nearly all of the people who own ...

After threat, BAHS beefs up police presence

BELLEFONTE — The administration in the Bellefonte Area School District spent much of the week addressing concerns over a verbal threat that quickly spread through social media. As a result of the threat, there has been a strong police presence at the high school the past several days. That ...

Community participates in moving tribute

LAURA JAMESON/THE EXPRESS Members of the community took part in the 7th Annual 9/11 Moving Tribute on Wednesday to honor those who were lost in the devastating terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The event began at 5:45 a.m., the time the hijackers made it through security on Sept. 11 and ...

Speed display sign placed in Beech Creek Township

LOCK HAVEN — Motorists traveling through Beech Creek Township will be reminded to obey the posted speed limit. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has placed a radar-controlled speed display sign on Route 2024 (Beech Creek Road). The sign will aid in curbing speeding, ...

LH man jailed for child porn

LOCK HAVEN — A Lock Haven man has been charged with sexual abuse of children (possession of child pornography) by the Office of Attorney General Child Predator Section after they executed a search warrant at his home yesterday. David Lee Nestlerode, 52, of 222 E. Water St., was arraigned ...

‘Flag of Heroes’ unveiled

LOCK HAVEN — It was an emotional morning outside the Clinton County courthouse as the Flag of Heroes was dedicated. In memory of those killed in the Sept. 11 terror attacks, the Flag of Heroes is a special flag — instead of the traditional stripes, the names of first responders who died ...

Pa. high court asked to throw out death penalty

By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court was asked Wednesday to outlaw the death penalty because of what critics call the cruel and arbitrary way it's applied to poor and black defendants. More than half of the 441 death sentences handed down ...

Government will propose banning flavors used in e-cigarettes

By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping . The Food and Drug Administration will develop guidelines to remove ...

JS resident causes road collapse while looking for leaking waterline

By DEREK DANNEKER ddanneker@sungazette.com JERSEY SHORE - After a private waterline under Nichols Alley started leaking, a Porter Township resident took it upon himself to cut into the Jersey Shore Borough public roadway, causing a collapse, said the manager Monday. A few days earlier, ...

Correction

Problems were reported after the conversion of local Santander banks to First Commonwealth Bank. First Commonwealth Bank was incorrectly identified in Wednesday’s edition of The Express. We apologize for the error.