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Walnut Street Christian School announces honor roll

AVIS — Walnut Street Christian School recently announced its honor and merit rolls for the first quarter of the 2018-19 school year: Honor roll First grade — Mackeson Packer. Second grade — Evelynne Krick, Aubree Reichard, Elijah Rinker, Hannah Schildroth, Kaleb Shafer. Third ...

SC Elks remember past members

PHOTO PROVIDED The first Sunday of December is very important to Elkdom, as it is the day that Elks remember those members who have passed away during the preceding year. Shown here are State College Elks Lodge officers as they recognize nine Lodge members who passed away in 2018. From ...

Judge sentences killer to life, calls him a ‘cold-hearted butcher’

Special from PennLive WILLIAMSPORT — “I see a butcher, a cold-hearted butcher,” a Lycoming County judge told a Williamsport man before sentencing him to life plus 7 to 14 years for fatally stabbing a man 37 times. “I need to make a statement, Judge Marc F. Lovecchio said Monday as ...

CORRECTION

In Tuesday’s edition of The Express, Tina Deavor and Martie Buck were incorrectly identified as “medical responders.” The proper term would be “mental health responders.” The Express apologizes for the error.

Christmas wreaths decorate graves of local veterans at Highland Cemetery

LOCK HAVEN — Each December, the Wreaths Across America organization coordinates wreath-laying ceremonies at more than 1,400 locations across the United States, at sea and abroad. On Saturday, Highland Cemetery participated in National Wreaths Across America Day, decorating the burial ...

Council approves $11.9 million budget Monday

LOCK HAVEN — City Council approved a $11.9 million budget for 2019. The land tax rate for 2019 is 26.32036 and the buildings and improvement tax will be 5.41509. The rates were approved unanimously through a motion made by Councilman Joel Long and seconded by Councilman Richard ...

County Children and Youth workers certified as mental health responders

LOCK HAVEN — Tina Deavor and Martie Buck, two representatives of the Clinton County Children and Youth Services program, recently spent three days in Hershey at a conference for the American Mental Wellness Association (AMWA), where a mass of information and instructional guides were ...

Bellefonte Borough council approves 2019 budget

BELLEFONTE - There's good news and bad news for Bellefonte Borough residents as far as taxes go. First, the bad news: Taxes are, indeed, going up. But there is some good news: The tax hike won't be as steep as originally believed. Originally, borough council proposed an increase of 1.45 ...

Renovo police lauded for drug arrest

By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express RENOVO — With the December Renovo council meeting coming just five days following a large drug bust in which a Renovo woman was charged with possessing an estimated $8,000 in cocaine along with other drugs and paraphernalia, the Renovo Police Department ...

Two vehicle accident at Vesper and Church streets

At least three people were transported by Lock Haven EMS for possible injuries after a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Vesper and Church streets Monday night. Lock Haven City Police, EMS and Hope Hose and Citizen Hose Fire Departments were called to the scene at 6:08 p.m. when a driver ...

BAYADA founder splits $20 million among employees

LOCK HAVEN - On Nov. 21, BAYADA Home Health Care founder Mark Baiada delivered life changing news to his thousands of employees. BAYADA is currently transitioning into a nonprofit in 2019 and Baiada wanted to thank his employees for everything they do. “As I work to transition BAYADA ...

Skyler Coover elected president of Advocates United for Humanity

RENOVO— Local business owner and child rights advocate Skyler Coover was unanimously elected president of Advocates United for Humanity on Nov. 29. Coover will officially begin his term starting Jan. 1, 2019. The board of directors was looking to take a new direction with the ...

Bald Eagle Area MS participates in Day of Caring

PHOTO PROVIDED About 250 students from Bald Eagle Area Middle School participated in the Centre County United Way’s Day of Caring. Seventh and eighth grade students spent much of the day helping spruce up the grounds at Bald Eagle State Park, Black Moshannon State Park, Snow Shoe Rails to ...

White House digs in on border wall demand

By HOPE YEN Associated Press WASHINGTON - The White House on Sunday pushed the federal government closer to the brink of a partial shutdown later this week, digging in on its demand for $5 billion to build a border wall as congressional Democrats stood firm against it. "We will do ...

French city honors victims of attack

PARIS (AP) - People filled a square in the French city of Strasbourg on Sunday to show respect and sympathy for the victims of last week's shooting attack near a famous Christmas market as the death toll rose to five. Poland's state news agency PAP said a Pole who died in a Strasbourg ...

US arrests 32 at San Diego border demonstration

By GREGORY BULL Associated Press SAN DIEGO - U.S. authorities arrested 32 people at a demonstration Monday that was organized by a Quaker group on the border with Mexico, authorities said. Demonstrators were calling for an end to detaining and deporting immigrants and showing support for ...

The BIG win, 70 years later

LOCK HAVEN - The excitement. The atmosphere. The thrill of watching the game. Something about baseball excites us in this country, thrills and unites us as nothing else can. As the World Series happens, people will watch. The excitement will build. Millions of people will watch at ...

Pa. adds 28 farms, nearly 2,000 acres to Farmland Preservation program

LOCK HAVEN — Pennsylvania’s Agricultural Land Preservation Board recently safeguarded 1,974 additional acres on 28 farms in 14 counties through the state’s nation-leading farmland preservation program. “There are people on both sides of the food equation: producers and consumers. ...

Leadership Clinton County tours UPMC Lock Haven Hospital

LOCK HAVEN — Leadership Clinton County participants focused on learning more about local health and human services during their December session. The group examined various health and human service systems, some of the organizations that make up the system locally, and issues facing our ...

State College business gets deal with Amazon

STATE COLLEGE — A State College business leveraged a $5,000 state grant to go to a trade show – which turned into an eight-figure partnership opportunity with Amazon Web Services in support of their cloud platform, and a seven-figure deal with TASCAM to create a custom product offering ...