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Brice Miller’s senior project helps SPCA

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PHOTOS PROVIDED A senior at Central Mountain High School, Brice Miller’s senior project centered around his love for animals. He spent many volunteer hours at the Clinton County SPCA and also collected donations from local supporters and First Quality Tissue to help care for the pets ...

CM Drama Club to present ‘Godspell’

Arts and Culture

MILL HALL —The cast and crew of the Central Mountain High School Drama Club is preparing for their upcoming musical production of Godspell, a modern-day version of the Gospel according to Matthew. Godspell will be performed by an ensemble cast of 14 Drama Club members. Playing the role ...

Rick Conklin back in the race for LH mayor

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By LAURA JAMESON ljameson@ lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — Rick Conklin is back in the race for Lock Haven Mayor and he’s asking for his supporters help. To earn the Republican nomination and get on the Nov. 5 general election ballot, Conklin must get a minimum of 100 write-in votes ...

JSSD receives venture grant

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By PAT CROSSLEY For The Express JERSEY SHORE — The Jersey Shore Area School District has received notice from the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania that it has been approved for a $17,100 venture grant, superintendent Jill Wenrich reported to the board at their ...

Addams Family Musical

Arts and Culture

JERSEY SHORE – “They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky. They’re altogether ooky, The Addams Family!” Generations have grown up loving the popular 1960s sit-com based on the escapades of The Addams Family. This new musical comedy brings the beloved characters from ...

BASD gets large contribution for capital campaign

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By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE — Bellefonte Area School District’s capital campaign got another big boost at its board meeting on Tuesday night, receiving a $25,000 donation from an area business. Dotts Hamilton, Inc., made the contribution, presenting a check to ...

Polarizing prayers in Pa. government

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By IVEY DEJESUS idejesus@PennLive.com HARRISBURG— On Monday when a Pennsylvania legislator offered up a prayer before the start of the House of Representative session, she unwittingly thrust the state back into the enduring debate of separation of state and church. At issue was not the ...

Old photo album: South Renovo Elementary students

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PHOTO PROVIDED South Renovo Elementary students Western Clinton County Historian Charlie Barnum discovered this photo from a South Renovo Elementary School among his mother’s things. His mother, Jane Barnum, used her best hand writing to identify each student. They are top row, from left, ...

3 generations of artists at the Genetti Taphouse

Arts and Culture

WILLIAMSPORT — Mickey Mapstone, a local professional artist, will be April’s “Artist of the Month” at the Genetti’s Taphouse Grille Gallery. Ms. Mapstone will be sharing the exhibition with her mother, Ruth Wise (deceased), and her three children, Lydia Mae Dommel, of Chesapeake, ...

Family of man killed by police calls for investigation

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From Pennlive STATE COLLEGE — The family of a man shot and killed by police in State College on March 20 is calling for an in-depth investigation into the shooting. The ACLU of Pennsylvania is also calling for transparency from police, as well as the release of a variety of information ...

LOCAL BRIEFS

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Covenant Cafe making Easter items LOCK HAVEN —The Covenant Cafe, an early stage Alzheimer’s activity group, will be painting ceramic items for the Easter holidays at its next meeting on Tuesday, April 2, from 1-3 p.m. The group will meet at 1 p.m. at Covenant United Methodist Church ...

Bellefonte gets $1 million grant for waterfront revitalization

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By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE — The Bellefonte landscape may soon be changing. Bellefonte has been awarded $941,824 from the state to completely reconstruct Dunlop Street and create a promenade as part of a waterfront revitalization project. In a joint statement ...

calendar of events

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TODAY - Surviving Shark Infested Waters, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Price Auditorium, Lock Haven University Campus. - Hammermill “office girls” reunion, 5 p.m., Rey Azteca Mexican Rest. SATURDAY - The annual Kettle Creek Valley Outdoor Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Kettle Creek Hose Company in ...

EVENTSPLANNER

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TOP SHOWS SATURDAY - Winter Jam Tour Spectacular 6 p.m., The Bryce Jordan Center, Penn State, 814-865-5555. www.bjc.psu.edu APRIL 9 - Kinky Boots 7:30 p.m., Center for Performing Arts at Penn State’s Eisenhower Auditorium. APRIL 10 - Kinky Boots 7:30 p.m., Center for ...

Dear Annie: The invited opinionated guest

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Dear Annie: We often invite my brother-in-law to share dinner with us. He lives alone across the street and seems to enjoy the food when he comes over. I am writing because he is very opinionated and shuts me down whenever I say something that he disagrees with. Recently, it was when I said ...

Reel Time

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MOVIE LISTINGS starting Friday Call ahead to check the times before you go. ­­­ROXY THEATRE East Main St., Lock Haven 570-748-ROXY www.roxymovies.com OPENS AT 11:40 A.M. DUMBO (PG) – 7:00 & 9:15 Fri/ 2:00 7:00 9:15 Sat/ 2:00 & 7:00 Sun/ 7:00 Mon-Thurs CAPTAIN MARVEL ...

Around the Town

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Good Day and Happy Birthday to Dorothy Jackman and Sarah Smeltz! Word of the Day Machinate — To engage in plots, intrigues, and schemes. Quote of the Day “The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach ...