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Rising death rates show need for new Lyco coroner facilities

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WILLIAMSPORT — Lycoming County officials agree that the time for finding new facilities for work done by the county coroner is long overdue. And rising death rates from drug overdoses, suicides and even COVID-19 are only making the issue more urgent. “We are near capacity out there ...

Gabriel Packer is JS Lions’ Citizen of the Month

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JERSEY SHORE — The Jersey Shore Lions’ Club Citizen of the Month for October is Gabriel Andrew Packer, son of Tammy and Michael Packer of Williamsport. Gabe’s activities include football, three years; wrestling, National English Honors Society, FBLA, four years. Gabe has served as ...

Trump pressures Barr to investigate Bidens as election nears

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Attorney General William Barr to immediately launch an investigation of Democrat Joe Biden and his son Hunter, effectively demanding that the Justice Department muddy his political opponent and abandon its historic resistance to ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Tyler Neimond, Kristina Akeley and Jason Fowler. Quote of the Day “If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present.” — Roy T. Bennett Word of the Day Maniacal — Or of relating ...

Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Google for antitrust violations, alleging that it abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers. The lawsuit marks the government’s most significant attempt to protect competition ...

How Google evolved from ‘cuddly’ startup to antitrust target

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SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — In Google’s infancy, co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin reviled Microsoft as a technological bully that ruthlessly abused its dominance of the personal computer software market to choke off competition that could spawn better products. Their disdain for ...

Clinton up 1; Centre adds 25 new COVID-19 cases

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One new case of COVID-19 was reported in Clinton County and Centre saw an increase of 25 cases on Tuesday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 242 total cases of COVID-19 in Clinton County. Centre's current total stands at 3,744 ...

Ground broken for Soaring Eagle Wetland

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JULIAN — Groundbreaking on the Soaring Eagle Wetland, one of the Wildlife for Everyone Foundation’s two Centre County wetlands to be designed with accessibility features, took place on Sunday, Oct. 18. This action demonstrates the Foundation’s commitment to make nature accessible for ...

MH hotel employees to receive back pay

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WILLIAMSPORT—Eight employees of a Mill Hall hotel will share in $3,000 back pay and $3,000 damages if a federal judge approves the settlement in Fair Labor Standards Act case. The U.S. Labor Department had accused TES Ltd. that does business as Valley Hotel and its owner Thomas E. Smith of ...

Local fundraisers collect $31k for specialty van

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WILLIAMSPORT — In 2013, a local woman’s wheelchair accessible van was struck, destroying the wheelchair lift and leaving Denyse Miele, North Central Sight Services employee, with a challenge. As a woman who happened to be quadraplegic after a serious accident in 1995, how was she ...

PA confirms first COVID-19 positive cat

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HARRISBURG – State Veterinarian Dr. Kevin Brightbill announced today that Pennsylvania has confirmed its first COVID-19 positive cat. The 16-year old Cumberland County cat, who lived in a household with multiple individuals who had previously been diagnosed with COVID-19, presented in early ...

Prospects dim for critical election bill in Pa.

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HARRISBURG (AP) — With 15 days until the presidential election, Republican lawmakers in the battleground state of Pennsylvania showed no sign Monday that they were ready to pass legislation authorizing counties to process mail-in ballots before Election Day, which is seen as crucial to ...

Susque-View, Nichole Stahl settle lawsuit

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LOCK HAVEN — Nichole Stahl and Susque-View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center are jointly announcing that they have reached a settlement concerning a lawsuit Ms. Stahl filed in federal district court in the Middle District of Pennsylvania against Susque-View. No party has admitted any ...

Giving a blood donation

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EXPRESS ARCHIVES Mrs. Carl Miller, a Lock Haven Auxiliary Nurse, hands a glass jar of blood drawn during a donation drive to Red Cross worker Joseph Urban.

World struggles as confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 40 million

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LONDON (AP) — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the planet has surpassed 40 million, but experts say that is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the true impact of the pandemic that has upended life and work around the world. The milestone was hit Monday morning, ...

Police news – Oct. 20

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Head on collision LOCK HAVEN — One person was injured in a head on collision at the intersection of South Jones and Mt. Vernon streets on Aug. 18, Lock Haven City Police said. Keith Hamm, of Lock Haven, was traveling north on South Jones Street when his 2004 Ford Expedition was struck ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Sam Goldsmith Jr. Happy Anniversary to Barry and Carol Barner Quote of the Day “The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.” — Kalu Ndukwe Kalu Word of the Day Rake — To ...

Bellefonte Homecoming

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CHRIS MORELLI/THE EXPRESS Bellefonte Area High School held its 2020 Homecoming ceremony on Saturday afternoon at Rogers Stadium. The King was David McAndrew, left; the Queen was Alexia Mishock, right. Members of the 2020 Bellefonte Area High School 2020 Homecoming court are photographed ...

Emergency services

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LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communication Center. SUNDAY — At 8:29 a.m., Lock Haven and Dunnstown fire departments were called to 300 E. Water St., Lock Haven for a fire alarm. The call was cleared at 8:46 a.m. — At 11:01 a.m., Lock Haven ...