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Police News – July 31

Police, court and fires

Illegal weapons and drugs CASTANEA — State police at Lamar were made aware of illegal activity and entered a home on July 15. The investigation was conducted at a home located on East Keller Street in Castanea Township. During the investigation, police found drugs, drug paraphernalia ...

Welcome to the nest

Community

Lock Haven University welcomed nearly 450 incoming students to campus for in-person orientation events during July — with even more attending virtually and at LHU-Clearfield. Orientations were half-day events, where students and their supporters had the opportunity to hear from a variety of ...

Finding Faith: What’s in a name?

Religion

Have you ever wondered with Juliet, “What’s in a name?” That is, do names have any significance other than simply what someone is called as opposed to someone else? The point in Romeo and Juliet is that a name is not what is important, the person represented by the name is. Juliet ...

Prevalence of ticks in Pennsylvania is high

Outdoors

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Acting Physician General Dr. Denise Johnson, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Patrick McDonnell, and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn met this week at Boyd Big Tree Preserve to ...

The mixed border: An enduring garden style

Garden

A mixed border is exactly what its name suggests: A mixture of perennials, annuals, and shrubs in a garden bed edged on at least one side by a structure, fence, driveway, walkway, wall, or other boundary. This style of garden bed has been utilized for centuries, and with good reason. It is a ...

Back to School

Local news

As we prepare to turn the calendar to August, it’s time to start thinking about students heading back to school. There are many question marks as students prepare to head back. With COVID-19 cases on the rise once again, schools could face the possibility of mandatory masking, though no ...