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LOCK HAVEN —The following calls were made to the Clinton County Communications Center. Sept. 12 — At 3:46 a.m. fire companies from Avis, Dunnstown Lock Haven, Wayne Township, Woolrich and Jersey Shore responded to a fire at 70 Maryland Ave., Pine Creek Township. Firefighters were on ...

Police news – Sept 13

Police, court and fires

Vehicle hits tree JERSEY SHORE — Maxwell Mason, 21, of Jersey Shore suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash at 4:05 p.m. on Sept. 2 on Sulphur Run Road in Pine Creek Township, according to state police at Lamar. Police said he was eastbound in the area of 2328 Sulphur Run Road when ...

Clinton Piecemakers Quilt Guild plans annual show on Sept. 28, 29

Community

MILL HALL — Members of the Clinton Piecemakers Quilt Guild are getting excited. It’s that time of year when the quilters have an opportunity to show off what they’ve been doing for the past year at their annual Quilt Show. The show will be held Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 ...

Suicide prevention awareness and what you can do to help

Health

Because depression affects one in five people at some point in their lives, chances are you know someone who is currently living with the illness, or you will know someone in the future. In fact, according to the 2019 Centre County Community Health Needs Assessment, Centre County adults report ...

After threat, BAHS beefs up police presence

Local news

BELLEFONTE — The administration in the Bellefonte Area School District spent much of the week addressing concerns over a verbal threat that quickly spread through social media. As a result of the threat, there has been a strong police presence at the high school the past several days. That ...

Emergency services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were made to the Clinton County Communications Center. Wednesday, Sept. 11 —At 7:33 p.m., Lock Haven Fire Company responded to an odor investigation at 803 Linden St., Lock Haven. The call ended at 8:07 p.m. — At 7:56 p.m., Lock Haven Fire Company ...

Around the Town

Community

GOOD DAY to Hope Smith of Castanea! Quote of the Day “Success is ... knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others.” — John C. Maxwell Word of the Day Axolotl — Salamander dwelling in mountainous lakes Library ...

Howard Happenings

Community

JARS NEEDED The Pleasant Valley Ladies Aid is planning their annual Harvest Day in early October. Homemade soups and apple butter is made in kettles over an open fire for the Harvest Day event. The apple butter is sold by the pint and quart jars, and many jars are needed for the event. ...

Can vaping make you sick?

Health

Although electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, have been available in the U.S. market since 2007, use of them has exploded in recent years, even as traditional cigarette use decreased - especially in the youth population. Good Intentions Electronic cigarettes, or electronic ...

Howard Postmaster Robert Hilder is retiring

Community

HOWARD — Robert Hilder will be retiring on Sept. 30 after 33.4 years of service as Howard’s postmaster. Bob began his postal career in 1986 at Bayshore (Long Island), NY. His employment continued at the State College and Spring Mills post offices before his becoming the Postmaster at ...

Calendar of Events

Community

SATURDAY — The Goat Hill (Center) School Reunion, meal at noon, Wayne Township Nature Park. Bring a dish and memories to share. Table service and drink provided. For information, call 814-355-7448 or 570-769-6563. —Yard sale, Oval United Methodist Church, 6796 Route 44 Highay, Jersey ...

Geisinger, IBM create predictive technology to flag sepsis risk

Health

DANVILLE— Geisinger and the IBM Data Science Elite team have broken new ground in detecting sepsis risk by creating a sophisticated predictive model using data from the integrated health system’s electronic health record. The body’s response to an infection can cause sepsis, a ...

Community participates in moving tribute

Local news

LAURA JAMESON/THE EXPRESS Members of the community took part in the 7th Annual 9/11 Moving Tribute on Wednesday to honor those who were lost in the devastating terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The event began at 5:45 a.m., the time the hijackers made it through security on Sept. 11 and ...

Hearing aid tidbits and random topics

Health

This month marks my seventh year of writing a monthly hearing health educational articles for The Express. I am always thinking of possible topics to help readers understand their hearing issues and the hearing aid industry. This month I am doing a “tidbits” article about ideas that ...

Speed display sign placed in Beech Creek Township

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — Motorists traveling through Beech Creek Township will be reminded to obey the posted speed limit. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has placed a radar-controlled speed display sign on Route 2024 (Beech Creek Road). The sign will aid in curbing speeding, ...

New ENT specialist joins UPMC Susquehanna

Health

WILLIAMSPORT – UPMC Susquehanna has added Kathryn Morton, MD, to Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) to its staff. Dr. Morton earned her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md., and completed a residency in otolaryngology at Icahn School of Medicine at ...

New pediatrician at UPMC Susquehanna

Health

WILLIAMSPORT – Olufunke Oladejo, MD, MPH, has joined the pediatrics team at UPMC Susquehanna. Dr. Oladejo earned her medical degree from University of Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria, and her Master of Public Health from Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Mass. She completed ...

LH man jailed for child porn

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — A Lock Haven man has been charged with sexual abuse of children (possession of child pornography) by the Office of Attorney General Child Predator Section after they executed a search warrant at his home yesterday. David Lee Nestlerode, 52, of 222 E. Water St., was arraigned ...

Police news – Sept. 12

Police, court and fires

Woman cited for loose dogs LOCK HAVEN — A Lock Haven woman was cited for allowing several of her dogs to run freely through the neighborhood. According to the Woodward Township Police Department, Lilianna Neff, 33, has been letting her dogs run loose and one nearly caused an accident by ...