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On a perfect day, Bald Eagle Area celebrates ‘crossing the finish line’

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com WINGATE — Under a sun-splashed sky, Bald Eagle Area’s Class of 2019 received their diplomas at Alumni Stadium as Saturday morning turned into Saturday afternoon. A total of 131 graduated in a touching ceremony that featured excellent music, ...

Jersey Shore seniors receive awards

JERSEY SHORE — The following awards were handed to members of the Jersey Shore High School class of 2019. Caley Anderson – Ralph and Linda Lehman Scholarship, Jersey Shore Kiwanis Club Award, Helen Carter Gehret Award Sean Anderson – West Branch Human Resources Society Award, Fred Hamm ...

BMC Cruise for a Cure a huge success

KEVIN RAUCH/THE EXPRESS The Bucktail Medical Center Relay for Life Team assisted by Central Mountain ATV Club hosted their 9th annual Cruise for a Cure as ATV and UTV enthusiasts flocked to Renovo to take part in the annual ride. The event has turned into a four-day weekend for some, ...

City offering deer hunting permits on watershed property

LOCK HAVEN — The City of Lock Haven is once again offering coupons under the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) to allow licensed hunters to obtain an additional deer harvest permit for Lock Haven City Authority watershed property. Coupons are ...

PennDOT schedules maintenance work

MILL HALL — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Clinton County Maintenance recently announced the work schedule for Monday, June 10 through Friday, June 14 (weather permitting). Motorists should travel with extra caution in these and all work areas. Motorists should be aware that ...

LOCAL BRIEFS

‘Grief and mourning of cancer’ is topic of support group LOCK HAVEN — “The Grief and Mourning of Cancer” will be the topic at the next session of the Cancer Support Group on Thursday, June 13 at 7 p.m. in Conference Room B of Susque-View. Grief is often associated with the loss ...

calendar of events

Today, June 10 ∫ Scrabble Club, 7 to 9 p.m., Avenue 209 Coffee House, 209 Bellefonte Ave., Lock Haven. All are welcome. ∫ Civil War Roundtable will meet at Avenue 209 Coffeehouse, 209 Bellefonte Ave., Lock Haven, from 6-8 p.m. The movie, “Gettysburg” will be shown, with a ...

The future is bright as 278 graduate from CM

LOCK HAVEN — The Central Mountain graduating class of 2019 said their last goodbyes on Friday night, as 278 graduates made their way into a stadium with the bleachers packed with friends, family and supporters. The Commencement Ceremonies got under way with the performance of “Pomp ...

Bellefonte celebrates Class of 2019 with emotional ceremony

BELLEFONTE -- It was an emotional evening at Bellefonte Area High School. As graduating seniors walked the hallways for the final time in their scholastic careers and made their way to the gymnasium to celebrate the Class of 2019, senior class president Max Kroell took it all in. "It's ...

Locals gather for the Bellefonte Children’s Fair

From Staff Reports BELLEFONTE — It was a perfect Saturday. Last Saturday, June 1, Bellefonte played host to the 70th annual Children’s Fair, which was held on Curtin and Armor Streets. Hundreds of children and their families attended the event, which featured games, prizes, arts, ...

Bellefonte to host first-ever Outdoor Adventure Expo

BELLEFONTE — There’s something new happening in Bellefonte tomorrow. On Sunday, Bellefonte will host its first-ever Outdoor Adventure Expo. The event runs from noon to 5 p.m. next to Big Spring Spirits in the Talleyrand Park annex. The event is the brainchild of Troy Weston of Downtown ...

Centre County hunting licenses go on sale June 17

From Staff Reports BELLEFONTE — It’s that time of year again. Centre County Treasurer, Rich Fornicola, reminds hunters that 2019-20 hunting licenses will go on sale at the Treasurer’s Office in the Willowbank Office Building in Bellefonte and at other outlets across the county ...

Meetings next week

Monday — Clinton County Commissioners, 9 a.m. Tuesday — Centre County Commissioners, 10 a.m. Bellefonte School Board, 7 p.m. Wednesday — CC Prison Board, 10:30 a.m. CC Solid Waste Authority, 6:30 p.m. Thursday — Clinton County Commissioners, 6:30 p.m. Keystone ...

Alex Garbrick drafted by New York Yankees

By Matt Schabert For The Express MOREHEAD, Ky. — Morehead State redshirt sophomore right-handed pitcher Alex Garbrick was chosen by the New York Yankees in the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft Wednesday. He was selected in the 40th round. Garbrick joins fellow ...

Lycoming College commencement translated into four languages

WILLIAMSPORT — As the Lycoming College Class of 2019 walked across the dais to collect their diplomas, much occurred behind the scenes to make the experience a truly celebratory occasion for the dozens of graduates’ family members who do not speak English as a first language. Lycoming ...

Section of Trail reopening today

McELHATTAN —A two-mile section of the Bald Eagle Valley Trail, which has been closed since a heavy rainstorm on May 29 caused severe erosion to the trail surface 1500 feet west of the Route 220 overpass, will reopen today. The area of hazard has been clearly delineated with traffic cones, ...

Town Tavern demolition will be completed soon

LOCK HAVEN — The city is a step closer to completing the demolition of the Town Tavern at 47-51 Bellefonte Ave. The demolition was halted approximately two months ago when it was discovered that the left side of the building, adjacent to 55 Bellefonte Ave., is so close that it could cause ...

‘Raspberry Joli’

McELHATTAN —Wayne Township was “dry” until 2018. Now it has its own winery. Oregon Hill Winery Inc., of Morris in Lycoming County, is holding a soft opening today for their first expansion in McElhattan at the Shoemaker Estate, 67 Reservoir Rd. The winery is owned by Karon ...

Losses at home

LOCK HAVEN — It’s been 75 years since D-Day which saw thousands of American, British and Canadian troops landing along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of France’s Normandy region. That day would see the loss of thousands of young soldiers from across the continent in ...

Centre County celebrates 25 years of 911

BELLEFONTE — Centre County is celebrating 25 years of 911 Emergency Communications. It’s hard to imagine, but there was a time when 911 didn’t exist. If you were in the midst of any type of emergency, you’d have to call your local police, fire department or EMS. Simply put, 911 ...