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Express to run candidate political announcements

The Express community newspaper is accepting announcements for public office leading up to the May 2019 Primary Election and will publish those announcements through Thursday, March 14. Candidates for public office can begin to circulate and file nomination petitions on Tuesday, Feb. 19, ...

‘Pioneer Baby’ turns 61 today

From staff reports It’s been 61 years ago today — March 13, 1958 — when this photo of Anne Stover holding her newborn daughter, Sherry Lynn, was taken at the Lock Haven Hospital. It was a special day... the first day that the hospital used bracelets to identify mothers and babies ...

CM students hold their own ‘Shark Tank’ competition

By JOHN RISHEL jrishel@lockhaven.com MILL HALL — Students at Central Mountain High School developed concepts for new products, presenting their business ideas to a panel of judges in the A156 Business Wing of the high school in a competition similar to the ABC television show “Shark ...

Open House today at county’s Piper Building

By JOHN RISHEL jrishel@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Board of Commissioners were looking ahead at a busy week at their Monday morning work session. Highlighting their list of things to do is an open house event tonight at the county’s Piper building. The county ...

Court: LHU professor must be reinstated

From Pennlive LOCK HAVEN — Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court has refused to hear Lock Haven University’s appeal of a lower court’s order requiring it to rehire a professor who was fired over a 28-year-old conviction for molesting two children. That means the order to reinstate ...

Elisabeth Lynch seeks seat on KC school board

MILL HALL — Mill Hall resident Elisabeth Lynch announced she has crossfiled and is seeking both the Democratic and Republican nominations for the Keystone Central School Board seat for District II, which includes Lamar Township and Mill Hall, in the May 21 primary election. Lynch is best ...

Christine Millinder seeks second term as register, clerk

BELLEFONTE — Centre County Register of Wills & Clerk of Orphans’ Court Christine Millinder, of Pleasant Gap announced she is seeking the Republican nomination for reelection to that office. Prior to being elected in 2016, Millinder served in the office for 28 years as a clerk, deputy ...

Mill Hall man hit, killed by truck

From Staff Reports MILL HALL — A Mill Hall man died Sunday night after being hit by a Mack truck on Route 220 in Bald Eagle Township, state police at Lamar said. Dylan J. Hess, 26, of Mill Hall, was crossing the right lane near mile marker 107.8 when he was struck by the 2003 Mack Truck ...

Police: Man treated for stab wound after dispute

From staff reports JERSEY SHORE — Two people were transported to hospitals after a stabbing on Allegheny Street Sunday afternoon. Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police were called to 1312 Allegheny St. at around 3:40 p.m. for an altercation, which left one man with a knife wound. State ...

Brite Laundry Center donates to #KeystoneCares

FLEMINGTON — Brite Laundry Center on High Street in Flemington recently participated in a #KeystoneCares event and donated $275 to the #KeystoneCares Committee to help continue to make education a priority in Clinton County. The February theme was “Emphasis on Family.” Members of ...

Friends of the Pipes Winter Recital Series

Dr. Eun-Joo Kwak, pianist, rounds out the 2019 Friends of the Pipes at Great Island Winter Recital Series on March 17 at 1:30 p.m. at Great Island Presbyterian Church, 12 West Water Street, Lock Haven. “Dr. Kwak appeared here in 2016 as accompanist for Dr. Christine Moulton, also a ...

Rep. Stephanie Borowicz visits LHU campus

PHOTO PROVIDED On Friday, Feb. 8, Lock Haven University welcomed 76th District State Rep. Stephanie Borowicz to campus to meet with executive staff and tour the campus. Front row from left, are Robert Pignatello, LHU president, and Borowicz. Back row from left, are Ashley Koser, director of ...

Trump expected to seek $8.6B for border wall in new budget

By LISA MASCARO AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will seek $8.6 billion in his new budget to build the U.S.-Mexico border wall, two administration officials said Sunday, setting up another showdown with Congress, which has resisted giving him more money ...

Modern policing comes to NYPD

By MICHAEL R. SISA Associated Press NEW YORK— When a syringe-wielding drill thief tried sticking up a Home Depot near Yankee Stadium, police figured out quickly that it wasn't a one-off. A man had also used a syringe a few weeks earlier while stealing a drill at another Home Depot 7 ...

Clinton County Fair queen dazzles prince and princesses

LOCK HAVEN — Do you wonder what being the Clinton County Fair Queen is all about? McCartney Register, our reigning Fair Queen may have “just” been serving tea and lemonade and mingling, but if you attended a Royal Tea with the Queen last Saturday, you know what being a queen is ...

Progress 2019 coming next week; read all about it and win cash!

By LANA MUTHLER lmuthler@lockhaven, com LOCK HAVEN — It’s that time of year again — time to find out “Who, What, When and Where” when it comes to the people, businesses, institutions and organizations that impact our lives all year long. It’s time for The Express’ annual ...

Lamar Twp. elementary building sold for $165,000

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — The vacant Lamar Township elementary school has been sold. The sale to Kathryn and David Allgyer in the amount of $165,000 became official in courtroom No. 2 of the Clinton County courthouse during a public hearing Thursday ...

KCSD revises school calendar — again

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com MILL HALL —The last day of school in the Keystone Central School District won’t be as bad as many originally believed. At Thursday night’s work session, the school board looked at revisions to the 2018-19 calendar, and the last day of school ...

Maguire seeks another term as Wayne supervisor

McELHATTAN — James “Jim” B. Maguire of McElhattan, is seeking the Republican nomination for Wayne Township supervisor in the May 21 primary election. Jim has served as a Wayne Township supervisor for the last 23 years. He is also presently serving as a member of the Clinton County ...

Johnston wants to return to KC school board

WOOLRICH — Jeff Johnston has announced that he is seeking a four year term on the Keystone Central School District School Board representing Region IV which includes Pine Creek II, Dunnstable and Wayne townships. A Republican, Johnston is cross filing for both nominations in the upcoming ...