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Loganton area cattle farms make claim of close to $1 million

WILLIAMSPORT — Livestock dealers in New York State are accused of not paying for nearly $1 million worth of cattle bought from two Loganton area farms. One of the dealers also is accused of not repaying a $250,000 loan related to the sales. The allegations are contained in two suits ...

Crosby sentenced to state prison on drug charges

LOCK HAVEN —No second chances for Julian Vincent Crosby Sr. “There are no more chances for you,” Clinton County Judge Mike Salisbury told Crosby, 56, prior to sentencing him to 45 to 96 months in state prison Monday afternoon. Crosby, who was found guilty of three drug charges ...

Art on Main Street

By LAURA JAMESON ljameson@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — Great music, good food and an appreciation of various forms of the arts. That’s what the annual LH JAMS is all about. This year’s festival was a hit for both locals and those who traveled across the state to take part in the ...

Nursing scholarship winners announced

LOCK HAVEN— Eight local students were recognized by UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven recently as recipients of the 39th annual Lee and Bessie Graham Nursing Scholarships. The 2018 scholarship recipients are: Multi-year recipients — Macy Waltz, Central PA Institute of Technology; Chelsea ...

P&E Rail Station on Erie Avenue

P&E Rail Station on Erie Avenue This postcard shows the Philadelphia and Erie Railroad Station on Erie Avenue, Renovo, in the early days of the town, before the Pennsylvania Railroad took over the P&E Railroad in 1907. This postcard image is famous in the Renovo area, according to ...

First Day Of School September, 1957

The workup to my first day of school was a series of firsts which created a kind of experiential overload on my 5-year-old brain. At the beginning, there was a fairly consistent chatter about how much fun school would be. Lots of new kids to meet. Interesting activities in which to ...

Around the Town

Good Day and Happy Birthday to John Bilbay! Word of the Day Lovecraftian — Of or relating to the work of H.P. Lovecraft, born this day in 1890: something terrifyingly otherworldly. Quote of the Day “The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest ...

LH JAMS kicks off with reception

From staff reports LOCK HAVEN — The LH JAMS festival kicked off last night with a music and fun filled evening at the Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center. There was good food and good times to be had by everyone who attended as well as a performance by Harrisburg based dance group ...

Conservation district moves ahead on buying Route 64 property

MILL HALL — Conservation district board members are moving forward in talks with Clinton County Commissioners to buy the county-owned Route 64 property for $200,000. Commissioners said they felt blindsided by the board’s announcement on July 2 that members vehemently opposed moving ...

Police: Man admits slaughtering bucks on area preserve

From staff reports SALLADASBURG — On at least two occasions under nightfall, 40-year-old Cody Lee Short trespassed on the 800-acre Whitetail Mountain Lodge preserve, in Anthony Township, Lycoming County, and shot to death 12 buck that he did not pay for, Trooper Matthew Miller of the ...

Monday’s hearing on Centre Crest rezoning delayed

BELLEFONTE —Responding to a request from Centre County Commissioners, Bellefonte Borough Council decided Thursday to delay a public hearing on rezoning a residential area that includes Centre Crest nursing home. Previously scheduled for Monday, Aug. 20, the hearing has yet to be ...

Magic: The Gathering tournament downtown today

From staff reports LOCK HAVEN — This weekend is a big one for Lock Haven. Not only is the LH JAMS Festival happening downtown, but The Express, in partnership with Nerd Haven, is also bringing a large, competitive Magic: The Gathering tournament to the city. Called a Star City Games ...

correction

The rock and roll band Uncutt will play tonight from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Jersey Shore Elks, 203 N. Main St. An incorrect date appeared in Thursday’s Express. ——— The Express strives for accuracy in its reporting. If there is a mistake, we want to correct it. Please call the ...

Salvation Army welcomes new officers

By LANA MUTHLER lmuthler@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — You can see it on their faces. You can hear it in their voices. Dan and Holly Johnson are excited to be in Lock Haven as the Salvation Army’s newest corps officers. Captains in the ranking of the Salvation Army officers, the ...

Defense files motion to dismiss charges due to newspaper article

LOCK HAVEN — In another turn of events for the 27-year-old cold case of local woman Katherine Heckel’s disappearance, alleged killer Loyd Groves’ defense team filed a motion to dismiss the charges against him, prompting a motions hearing scheduled for Sept. 11. The meat of the motion ...

Prosecution claims news story doesn’t compromise the case

LOCK HAVEN — The prosecution flatly rebutted the defense’s motion for dismissal of the murder charges against Loyd Groves because of press coverage. According to the prosecution, the press coverage in question did not compromise the case and the Commonwealth was simply continuing its ...

Honored for bravery

LOCK HAVEN — He wants to be a police officer when he grows up...or maybe even an FBI agent. He loves Chicago PD and other cop shows on television. Jude Mackenzie, 10, of Linden Street, showed that he has what it takes to join the ranks of the brave police officers during a break-in at his ...

Q&A with President Robert Pignatello

By JULIE STELLFOX For The Express LOCK HAVEN — On July 1, Lock Haven University welcomed its 15th president, Robert Pignatello, to The Haven. Upon his arrival, President Pignatello agreed to a question and answer session to find out a little bit more about him. Q: What attracted you ...

Clinton County graduates eighteen students from PFEW

WILLIAMSPORT — Eighteen Clinton County students recently attended the award-winning Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW) program held annually on the campuses of Lycoming College and the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Lycoming County. For forty years, PFEW has been providing a ...

Local girl Amelia Miller crowned 2018 Grange Fair Queen

CENTRE HALL — Move over Queen Elizabeth—Centre County has a new Grange Fair Queen, and it’s 17-year-old Bellefonte Area High School student Amelia Miller. Miller, the daughter of Lisa and Randy Miller of Howard, gave an unconventional speech to describe why people should come to “my ...