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Sentencings in Clinton County

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The information in Courthouse Roundup is obtained from public records. It is the policy of The Express that this information will not be withheld from publication. — Timothy Allen Vincent Jr., charged with delivery of crack cocaine, shall pay pay a fine of $750, placed on ...

County planners offer favorable review of campground plans

Community

LOCK HAVEN — Big Woods Land Company got a favorable review from the Clinton County Planning Commission this week of preliminary plans to develop Big Woods Campground in Wayne Township. Jim Maguire from Big Woods Land Company, along with project engineer Dennis Norman, revealed plans for the ...

Wirecard CEO quits after auditors can’t find $2.1 billion

Business

FRANKFURT, Germany — The chief executive of German payment service provider Wirecard AG resigned on Friday after the company disclosed that auditors could not find 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) in cash, adding to the accounting woes of a firm once regarded as a star of the growing ...

Area churches to hold in-person services

Religion

LOCK HAVEN — With Clinton County moved into the “green phase” of Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening plan many area churches are transitioning back to in-person services. The following churches have announced their intent to hold services. Any churches who wish to announce a service change is ...

Three perennial gardening pointers

Garden

METRO — Gardening is an engaging hobby that can provide a host of benefits, some of which may surprise even the most devoted gardeners. For example, the Harvard Medical School notes that just 30 minutes of gardening activities burns 135 calories, making gardening a fun and simple way to ...

Out with the old

Local news

The field is bare after the old turf was removed from Don Malinak Stadium at Central Mountain High School earlier this week. The new turf is expected to be installed next week as the Keystone Central School District prepares for the upcoming fall sports season. CHRIS MORELLI/THE EXPRESS

Proceedings from district judges

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following court proceedings were held before district judges: — David S. Bardo Jr. of Jersey Shore, charged with theft and receiving stolen property, waived for court. — Anadiyah M. Bennett of Williamsport, charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, ...

Old photo album update: Dancing the night away

Community

A group of veterans and their wives enjoy a dance at the National Guard Armory in Lockport in the early 1970s during a military ball. The gentleman with glasses in the middle is believed to be former Express Head Pressman Charles Rupert and his wife Virginia. Both Charles and his brother Larry, ...

As they reopen, congregations grapple with including seniors

Religion

Each Sunday, Larry Little and his wife, Mary, get ready for church. They dress casually, fill two tumblers with water, climb into their golf cart and drive two miles to The Grove, a grassy field next to their church. There they find a parking place, turn off the engine and settle in for a ...

Good news at ManorCare in Jersey Shore

Local news

JERSEY SHORE — It seems the coronavirus scourge that left 23 COVID-19 related deaths at ManorCare-Jersey Shore has finally come to an end. “There have been no new cases or new deaths reported at ManorCare-Jersey Shore. There are now 49 patients who have recovered from the coronavirus and ...

Help for the community

Community

SHOES for Shore reopens Saturday, June 20 JERSEY SHORE — SHOES for SHORE will reopen on Saturday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to noon. SHOES for SHORE supplies shoes to underprivileged children up to age 17 at no cost. They are located in room 101 of the Tiadaghton Valley Mall, 701 Allegheny ...

Arkansas AG sues TV pastor over virus treatment claims

Religion

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' attorney general on Tuesday sued Missouri-based TV pastor Jim Bakker over his promotion of a product falsely touted as a cure for the illness caused by the coronavirus. Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed the lawsuit in Arkansas against Bakker and ...

Mount Nittany Health to layoff 250 employees

Local news

STATE COLLEGE — Mount Nittany Health has announced a restructuring due to the coronavirus that will result in approximately a 10 percent reduction in staff or about 250 layoffs. As it continues to re-open clinical services, including elective surgeries, emergency care, diagnostic services ...

Around the town

Community

GOOD DAY to all those celebrating birthdays and anniversaries this weekend. Happy Anniversary On Saturday, Happy 50th Anniversary to Mike and Kathie English...Happy 49th Anniversary to George and Mary Lee Shroat, of Jersey Shore. Happy Birthday On Sunday, Happy Birthday to Kathy Rishell, ...

Penn College’s approves $156.6 million budget

Local news

WILLIAMSPORT — Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Board of Directors on Thursday approved a $156.6 million budget for 2020-21, reflecting a $3.9 million (2.41%) decrease in spending from 2019-20. For Pennsylvania residents, who comprise 90.3 percent of the college’s total enrollment ...

County sees slight improvement in employment numbers

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — Clinton County continued to see a slight improvement in employment numbers issued Friday by the state Department of Labor and Industry. The continued unemployment insurance claims filed by county resident declined for the sixth straight week during the time of the coronavirus, ...

Settlement reached on Carlisle auto show

Local news

CARLISLE (AP) — Lawyers for the state Health Department and a large auto show in progress in central Pennsylvania told a judge Friday they have reached a settlement agreement in principle over the state's effort to impose a 250-person limit on attendees. The filing sought to delay a ...

12 more counties to go green on June 26

Local news

HARRISBURG — Governor Tom Wolf on Friday announced that 12 more counties will move to the green phase of reopening from the COVID-19 pandemic at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, June 26. These counties include Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Erie, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, ...

Ohio sees second consecutive daily spike in coronavirus cases

Local news

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio reported a second consecutive daily spike in coronavirus cases on Friday, a day after Gov. Mike DeWine identified a “worrisome” rise in cases in five southwestern Ohio cases. The 609 cases reported Friday follows a spike of 700 cases reported a day earlier. ...