News

Dogwood Circle Garden Club accepting nominations for June garden

Outdoors

LOCK HAVEN — Dogwood Circle Garden Club is soliciting nominations for the June Garden of the Month award, now in its 25th year. The theme is “Iris,” the flower that represents 25th anniversaries. An abundance of showy tall stately irises would be worthy of this month’s ...

Courthouse Roundup

Police, court and fires

MARRIAGE LICENSES - Bethany J. Bates, of Lock Haven, to Anthony P. Wagner, of Lock Haven, on May 16. - Dylan Joseph Evers, of Lock Haven, to Emily Kay Vuocolo, of Lock Haven, on May 20. - Tanner Alan Martin, of Mechanicsburg, to Camryn Elizabeth Pealer, of Mechanicsburg, on May 17. - ...

Memorial Day parades, other events

Community

As usual, area municipalities and organizations have planned parades, services and ceremonies over Memorial Day weekend. The following events are planned. SATURDAY LOGANTON — Sugar Valley Memorial Day Weekend Festival at Sugar Valley Community Volunteer Fire company, 24 Anthony St., ...

Church Briefs

Religion

Nittany Valley UCC to change worship time LAMAR — The Nittany Valley Charge of the United Church of Christ will change its worship hours effective June 2 and continue until June 2020. The sister congregations of Mt. Bethel, near Lamar, and Salona will continue to worship together, ...

The native sycamore tree

Outdoors

By TOM BUTZLER One of the songs that seems to age gracefully is “The Trees” by the Canadian rock band Rush, from their 1978 album Hemispheres. The song goes on to describe a conflict between the mighty oaks and the upstart maples. Some interpret the lyrics as a statement on social ...

Centre Hall youth overcomes rare genetic disease

Local news

CENTRE HALL —Tessa Watson of Centre Hall is one of eight 2019 Miracle Kids representing Geisinger Janet Weis Childrens Hospital. Tessa was born with osteogenesis imperfecta, or brittle bone syndrome, which led to multiple fractures while she was a baby and toddler. She was treated by ...

Police News – May 25

Police, court and fires

Harassment alleged LOCK HAVEN — Steven M. Bruno, 36, of 333 S. Fairview St. has been cited for harassment after allegedly spitting in the face of a 29-year-old female at 333 S. Fairview St. on May 13 at approximately 5:45 p.m., according to city police at Lock Haven. Argument turns ...

Flags of Honor Ceremony at Triangle Park Sunday

Community

LOCK HAVEN — The Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven will be holding a Flags of Honor Ceremony on Sunday morning beginning at 11 a.m. at Triangle Park. The Rotary Club of Downtown Lock Haven had an idea four years ago to honor veterans, first responders, and people important in one’s life. ...

Emergency Services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were received by the Clinton County Communications Center. THURSDAY ∫ At 7:02 a.m., fire stations out of Nittany Valley (Lamar), Flemington (Goodwill Hose), along with state police at Lamar responded to a motor vehicle accident with injury along Nittany ...

Calendar of events

Community

SATURDAY - “World War II revisited Living History Bivouac,” bivouac open to the public 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. Donation requested. Pennsylvania Military Museum, 51 Boal Ave., Boalsburg. Axis and Allied living historians encamp on the grounds portraying field life in the European Theater of ...

At the parks

Outdoors

Kettle Creek State Park - On Friday, May 31, at 3:30 p.m., there will be a program on “CCC Camp S-122 (Two Mile Run)” at Kettle Creek State Park. Some of the topics will include life during the Great Depression, the life of a CCC boy, and some of the other camps of the area. Meet at the ...

Managing small woodlots

Outdoors

By DAVID JACKSON For The Express BELLEFONTE — Most Pennsylvania woodland owners use their property for recreation, a place to hunt and view wildlife, or as a family legacy to pass on to the next generation. Sometimes, though, woodland owners want or need to harvest trees from their ...

Clinton County Junior Avian Bowl Team captures first place

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Extension 4-H sent an avian bowl team to the PA 4-H State Animal Science Contests on the Penn State Campus earlier this month and they returned home as the State Junior Avian Bowl Champions. The Avian Avengers team included Brody Rhine, member of ...

Howard Happenings

Community

SPAGHETTI BENEFIT: A spaghetti supper to benefit Tina Brownson will be held on Friday, May 31, at the Howard fire hall. Tina was seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident on January 23. Another driver hit Tina’s car head-on and she suffered traumatic injuries to her lower body. She ...

County approves bid for new shower stalls at prison

Local news

By JOHN RISHEL jrishel@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Commissioners opened Request for Proposal bids on three separate county projects last week and on Thursday they took final action approving those items. The projects include the installation of new shower stalls at the ...

BASD seniors to get 6 tickets for graduation

Community

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE — Details for graduation at Bellefonte Area High School were released at the school board meeting on Wednesday night. High school principal Michael Feddison gave a brief presentation about graduation, which has been moved indoors ...

UPMC Susquehanna nurses recognized at annual awards banquet

Health

WILLIAMSPORT— “As nurses, the work you do for our community and health system is deeply appreciated. You are the unsung heroes of health care, serving our patients at the bedside and out in our community every day,” said Lori Beucler, vice president and chief nursing officer at UPMC ...

Centre County commissioners honor EMS, fire personnel

Local news

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE — Throughout Centre County, emergency medical service providers and fire companies continue to struggle with funding and staffing. At Tuesday’s Centre County commissioner’s meeting, the commissioners proclaimed this week Emergency ...