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Family Pride

Local news

CASTANEA — If you ask Margaret Hamm what her favorite book is right now she won’t hesitate to tell you — “Adventures of Lexi and Bug.” This recently published book holds a special place in the Lock Haven native’s heart. Why you may be wondering? Because her granddaughter Dawn Jean ...

Police News – August 10

Police, court and fires

Three-vehicle crash BELLEFONTE — State Police at Rockview responded to a three-vehicle crash that took place along Interstate 99 in Spring Township, Centre County. According to police, a 2017 Chevrolet Cruze being driven by Marrisha Finan, 24, of Mill Hall, was traveling along I-99 when ...

Restored Memorial

Community

Just eight modest stone steps off of the Right Hand of Young Woman’s Creek Road at the entrance of the Laurelly Fork Trout Nursery sits a 41-year old stone monument for Lloyd Wilson. The Clinton County Federation of Sportsmen set the memorial in place in 1979, recognizing Wilson’s career in ...

Mauritius races to contain oil spill, protect coastline

Business

JOHANNESBURG — Thousands of students, environmental activists and residents of Mauritius were working around the clock Sunday, trying to reduce the damage to the Indian Ocean island from an oil spill after a tanker ran aground on a coral reef. An estimated 1 ton of oil from the Japanese ...

Clinton adds a case of COVID-19; Centre climbs two

Local news

Clinton County added one case of COVID-19 on Sunday, while Centre County added two. Clinton now has a total of 120 cases of the deadly virus, while Centre has 372. Throughout the state, there were 760 new cases of COVID-19. The statewide total now stands at 118,852. As far as negative tests ...

Old Photo Album: Members of the AAUW meet

Community

Pictured are members of the American Association of University Women speaking at a gathering. They are, from left, Betty Nelson, unknown and Linda Frye. If you can identify the unknown woman please contact Laura Jameson at ljameson@lockhaven.com or by calling 570-748-6791.

Trump allows some unemployment pay, defers payroll tax

Business

BEDMINSTER, N.J. — President Donald Trump on Saturday bypassed the nation's lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and replace an expired unemployment benefit with a lower amount after negotiations with Congress on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed. Trump's ...

DC shooting leaves one dead, some 20 injured

Local news

WASHINGTON (AP) — A dispute that erupted into gun fire during a large outdoor party in Washington, D.C., early Sunday left one person dead and some 20 others injured, including an off-duty officer “struggling for her life,” according to police. Christopher Brown, 17, died in the ...

Community Services

Community

(Editor’s Note: If your organization is no longer participating in the food programs listed below, please call The Express and let us know so we can remove that information. Contact Lana Muthler at 570-748-6791 or lmuthler@lockhaven.com. Thank you.) Master Gardener hotline LOCK HAVEN ...

No parties, no trips: Colleges set COVID rules for fall

Local news

As they struggle to salvage some semblance of a campus experience this fall, U.S. colleges are requiring promises from students to help contain the coronavirus — no keg parties, no long road trips and no outside guests on campus. No kidding. Administrators warn that failure to wear masks, ...

Back in Business

Community

The following businesses, churches and organizations have let The Express know their status as the green phase reopening continues. If you’d like to add your business or agency to the list, send it to lmuthler@lockhaven.com. — Blanchard Church of Christ is holding in-person services at ...

States on hook for billions under Trump’s unemployment plan

Local news

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Whether President Donald Trump has the constitutional authority to extend federal unemployment benefits by executive order remains unclear. Equally up in the air is whether states, which are necessary partners in Trump's plan to bypass Congress, will sign on. Trump ...

Cancellations

Community

— The reunion for the descendants of the late Jesse and Susan (Rhine) Klinefelter scheduled for Aug. 9, 2020 at the Porter Township Recreation Park has been canceled. They hope to see everyone at the next reunion in August 2021. — The 2020 Keskunhaka Festival has been canceled due to ...

Around the Town

Community

GOOD DAY to Mike and Tammy Connolly of Pleasant Gap! Happy Birthday to Jenn Walters. Poem of the Day “Don’t Quit” By John Greenleaf Whittier When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all up hill, When the funds are low and the debts ...

Play Ball?

Local news

The PIAA has decided to delay the start of fall sports until Aug. 24. The PIAA is hoping to engage in further dialogue with the governor’s office regarding his recommendation from Thursday. In its statement released after the meeting, the PIAA said that “the unintended consequences of ...

Police News – August 8

Police, court and fires

Drug possession JERSEY SHORE — A 17-year-old Jersey Shore teenager was found in possession of drugs and related paraphernalia at a home along Woodward Street in Woodward Township, Lycoming County on July 28, state police at Montoursville. The teen was also charged with disorderly conduct ...

Farm City Festival a hit; Last day today

Community

MACKEYVILLE — Maybe it isn’t the Clinton County Fair we all know and love, but this week’s Farm City Festival is still one to remember. With delicious food, adorable baby animals provided by Ron Beck and Hooskow chainsaw carvers onsite showing their crafting skills there’s something ...

Time to go ‘Up the Crick’

Business

Businesses in the Pine Creek Valley are plentiful and are a source of recreation, entertainment and a gathering place for friendship and comfort, especially during what many agree is a stressful time dealing with a pandemic. One stop in the valley is Up the Crick Wine and Antiques along Route ...

Finding Faith: Good news! Romans 10:12-15

Religion

12 For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; the same Lord is Lord of all and is generous to all who call on him. 13 For, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.” 14 But how are they to call on one in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in ...

Bird Watchers

Outdoors

Red-breasted nuthatches are often a challenging and favorite bird for local birders. Many are probably more familiar with their relative, the white-breasted nuthatch, which is a very common deciduous forest and feeder bird. Most who see red-breasted nuthatches find the winter visitors, which ...