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First Quality to shut down Hygienic operation

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — First Quality Enterprises, Inc. has announced that First Quality Hygienic, Inc., will discontinue manufacturing and selling tampons in summer 2021. “First Quality remains committed to the feminine care category. The company will continue to provide innovative sanitary pads ...

Emergency services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were received at the Clinton County Communications Center: TUESDAY — At 11:07 p.m., the Sugar Valley Fire Company responded to a fire alarm at 145 E. Main St., Loganton Borough. The call was cleared at 11:27 p.m.

Local briefs

Community

Nurse Aide training to resume in Centre County PLEASANT GAP — The Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (CPI) announced that it is resuming Nurse Aide training for Centre County and students located throughout central Pennsylvania. “Since the pandemic started, many ...

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’: What is a king to a god?

Arts and Culture

“Godzilla vs. Kong” has been out for a few weeks now and it has been met with a great bit of fanfare. This is the fourth movie in the Legendary/Warner Bros. “Monsterverse” series, starting with “Godzilla” in 2014. As I write this, “Godzilla vs. Kong” is Certified Fresh on ...

Bellefonte votes to remove Red Raider logo

Local news

BELLEFONTE — A debate that began last summer in the Bellefonte Area School District is heading toward its final act. On Tuesday night, the Bellefonte School Board voted by an 8-1 margin to remove the Red Raider logo that currently populates the district. The vote came following around 90 ...

EMT course scheduled at Penn College

Community

WILLIAMSPORT — An Emergency Medical Technician course, beginning the week of Aug. 16 and running through early December, will be offered at three locations by Workforce Development at Pennsylvania College of Technology. The course meets the National Emergency Medical Services Educational ...

JS OKs funds to repave four streets, three alleys

Local news

JERSEY SHORE — Borough Council plans to repave four streets and three alleys this year. Council earlier this week approved funds for the projects. At a cost of $100,173 in liquid fuel funds, the borough will pave the portions of Thompson Street from Main Street to Front Street; Walnut ...

Around the Town

Community

Good Day to Butch Rooney of Lock Haven. Word of the Day Tapleyism — Extreme optimism, even under most hopeless circumstances. Quote of the Day “Little by little, one travels far.” — J.R.R. Tolkein Sugar Valley Lions Club Fundraiser The Sugar Valley Lions Club is having ...

CAC to hold auditions for student summer stock production

Arts and Culture

WILLIAMSPORT — The Community Arts Center is holding auditions for the 2021 Student Summer Stock production of “The Spongebob Musical” directed by Dr. C. Austin Hill, with music direction by Diana Welshans, and choreography by Allison Wells Hill. Auditions will take place by video ...

JSSD to save $185,468 in bond refinancing

Local news

JERSEY SHORE — The Jersey Shore Area School District will take advantage of current low interest rates and is set to save $185,468, by refinancing bonds from 2012 and 2015 after the recent approval by the school board of the proposed action. Following a presentation by Jamie Doyle, managing ...

There are no heroes in ‘Mikey and Nicky’

Arts and Culture

Soaked in existentialism, “Mikey and Nicky” tells the story involving the friendship of two mobsters struggling with the reality of a dying society over the period of a night. John Cassavettes shines as the paranoid bookie, Nicky, fearing for his undoing amid stealing from the mob he was ...

PA’s shrinking delegation will mean hard decisions

Local news

HARRISBURG — There may be nothing more nerve-wracking for a member of Congress than redistricting, when the once-a-decade redrawing of district boundaries injects a dose of uncertainty into their political careers. In Pennsylvania, redrawing the districts to correspond with population ...

‘Boogie Nights’ dynamic cast delivers in a big way

Arts and Culture

Last week, I wrote a review of something light and fun in the form of “City Slickers.” This week, it’s back to the serious stuff. OK, well it’s not that serious, but serious enough. This week, I chose to tackle “Boogie Nights,” a 1997 drama-comedy set in the late 1970s and early ...

Jay Vonada announces upcoming performances

Arts and Culture

STATE COLLEGE — Local musician Jay Vonada has announced the following performances in April and May: — 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 21, swing-nova, Isabella Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge, 23 S. Market St, Selinsgrove. — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, May 2, Jazz Trio, The ...

Residents, veterans infuriated in theft of American flags, poles

Local news

HYNER — Who would do such a thing? Why? And how? Those questions remain as veterans and residents of the Renovo area are saddened and outraged by the theft of the American flag and pole that flew on the eastern end of the Gold Star Mother’s Bridge across the West Branch of the ...

Police news – April 14

Police, court and fires

Drug possession BELLEFONTE — At 11:49 p.m. on April 10, a traffic stop was conducted by state police at Rockview on South Eagle Valley Road/Sams Drive in Boggs Township. According to police, the operator of a 2004 Cheverlet Silverado, a male, 24, of Pottersdale, was found to be in ...

Leadership group focuses on education

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED Leadership Clinton County recently met at Central Mountain High School to hold a session focusing on Clinton County’s education and youth systems. Participants started the day with welcoming comments from KC Superintendent Jacquelyn Martin. They were given a tour of Central ...

District Court closed due to COVID

Local news

RENOVO — Magisterial District Court 25-3-03, 112 Ninth Street, Renovo, is temporarily closed following an employee’s positive test for COVID-19. The employee last worked Monday, April 12, and as required, adhered to health and safety guidelines including the use of personal protective ...