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Parking lot at CVS goes “e” plugs in Bellefonte

By CAROL TERRACINA HARTMAN cterracina@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE — Motorists heading to Parking Lot H along High Street and Potter Street (known as “the CVS lot”) may find it looks a little different after the recent renovations. It’s not just shiny clean and smooth; motorists ...

Pleasant Gap teacher to participate in the 10-mile Rocky Run

By BRIT MILAZZO bmilazzo@basd.net PLEASANT GAP — You’ve likely seen the movie “Rocky.” If not, you may still know its iconic scene of Sylvester Stallone, who plays Rocky Balboa, in the training montage as he runs up the 72 stone steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum and ends with ...

HoosKow this weekend at Restless Oaks

By JESSICA WELSHANS For the Express McELHATTAN — It all starts with a log, an irregular stump or a chunk of firewood. The idea churns in the head of the one holding a chainsaw with sharpened teeth ready to create. “It’s not pretty at first,” said Jeff Donoughe of Clintondale, ...

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $1.6 billion

By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press SAN DIEGO - The Mega Millions lottery may see a streak of jackpot rollovers end as it heads toward a record $1.6 billion drawing on Tuesday. As more tickets sell, chances grow that at least one buyer will pick all six winning numbers. That would stop ...

Bolton faces tense talks with Russia over nuclear treaty

By JIM HEINTZ Associated Press MOSCOW - U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton faces two days of high-tension talks in Moscow beginning Monday after President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty. Trump's announcement that the ...

‘Sharing the Joy’

MILL HALL — Hundreds of little boys and girls have enjoyed a wonderful time exploring the outdoors and learning about the environment, thanks to Charlie Mogish, who looks forward to seeing the youngsters gleefully trample through the woods on his property each autumn. Called Environment ...

Vacant Lamar Elementary sold

Another former Keystone Central School District elementary school building is on the cusp of being sold The vacant Lamar Township elementary building has been sold to Kathryn and David Allgyer for $165,000, pending zoning contingencies that need to be worked out. The sale is being handled ...

Two hurt when truck hits buggy

By AMBER MORRIS For The Express MILLHEIM — The Millheim Fire Company was called to the scene of an accident involving a small pickup truck and an Amish buggy, at approximately 10 a.m. on Friday, in the area of 4857 Penns Valley Road. The truck, driven by Clayton Kline of Middleburg, ...

Deputy sheriffs recognized for life-saving action

By ANNE REINER For The Express WILLIAMSPORT — The Lycoming County commissioners presented three deputy sheriffs with Life Saving awards for their involvement in stopping a murder suspect who led police on a high-speed chase on Nov. 7, 2017. Chris Warden, Cody Barto and Nick Labe, who ...

Raising awareness

LOCK HAVEN —This Veterans Day 2018, local veteran Sean MacMillen will take on the challenge of running on a treadmill for 24 hours to honor veterans and raise awareness of, and action around, mental health and substance use disorders. Hosted by and at Planet Fitness Williamsport, Sean will ...

Presentations at the KC School Board meeting highlight Veterans

RENOVO – Amidst an otherwise fairly uneventful meeting of the Keystone Central School Board, four presentations highlighting students and programs at Bucktail High rose to the top. The first presentation was given by Sue Ellen Wagner on the Interact Club, a club which is focused on ...

Local teen appointed to Governor’s Youth Council

ROTE — A local young man is taking his place on a board providing Gov. Tom Wolf with innovative ideas about how best to engage today’s youth and future generations in the conservation of natural resources and the enhancement of our outdoor heritage. Emery Gunsallus, 14, son of Dave and ...

County hires three probation officers

LOCK HAVEN — Three probation officers were among hirings approved during Thursday morning’s brief meeting of the Clinton County commissioners. The board unanimous approved: - The hiring of Alexa Julie O’Connell, David Joseph Poretta, and Collin Edward McCoy as Adult Probation ...

Bellefonte man’s hobby becoming a business

BELLEFONTE — Hex signs, also known as Dutch barnstars, are considered lucky by some people, akin to a horseshoe mounted over a doorway. To others, they are believed to provide a magical warding to devils and witchcraft. “It is just superstition. I don’t believe it myself, but if ...

KC budget task force rides again

MILL HALL — Last year, a citizen’s task force made substantial contributions to reducing Keystone Central School District’s budget deficit, with numerous ideas for cuts recommended and enacted. Now, the school board is looking to reinstate the task force for another year. The new task ...

Woodward Twp. supervisors honor Clyde Glossner

LOCKPORT — Before Supervisor Chairman Kyle Coleman began Woodward Township’s regular monthly meeting this week, he took a few minutes to talk about former township supervisor, Clyde Glossner. Clyde passed away in late September and was a very active leader and resident of the township ...

Hearing Friday on townships’ boundary dispute

LOCK HAVEN — A boundary dispute that has been going on for almost a decade between Woodward and Dunnstable townships is apparently going to court. A hearing on the dispute is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Friday in the Clinton County Court of Common Pleas., Visiting Potter County Judge John ...

Centre County’s Board of Commissioners having press conference

BELLEFONTE – Centre County’s Board of Commissioners are hosting a press conference at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18 to accept a $1,365,000 state grant to fund bridge repairs. Included in the Local Bridge Bundle Project are the Fox Gap Road Bridge in Miles Township, Lower Coleville Road ...

Residents can safely dispose of unused prescription drugs

LOCK HAVEN — Clinton County’s Prescription Drug Take Back Week will be held from Oct. 22 through Oct. 26 in recognition of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Local residents can safely dispose of unused prescription and over-the-counter medications in a Med Return box at the ...

CORRECTION

Lo-Cost Eyeglass clinic here on Oct. 30 The Northwestern PA Optical Clinic, which provides low cost eyeglasses, will be coming to the Salvation Army, 119 E. Church St., Lock Haven from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30. Call1-800-901-1912 for an appointment. The date was incorrect in ...