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KCSD looks to expand ‘grab and go’ meals at middle, high schools

Local news

MILL HALL — The Keystone Central School District wants to make sure that its students don’t go to class hungry. With that in mind, the district heard a presentation at Thursday night’s work session about expanding its “grab and go” food at Central Mountain High School and Central ...

Local churches participate in Operation Christmas Child

Community

LOCK HAVEN — Local groups and organizations will be participating in Operation Christmas Child beginning this month during the organization’s National Collection Week beginning Nov. 18. Operation Christmas Child is a project of the international relief organization Samaritan’s Purse. ...

Centre Care launches $2 million fundraising campaign

Local news

BELLEFONTE — Local nonprofit Centre Care is launching a final $2-million “Make our House a Home” fundraising campaign to benefit future residents and patients of its new $45-million skilled nursing facility set to open next year. The State-College-based Hamer Foundation is kicking off ...

Calendar of Events

Community

Nov. 11 — All-you-can-eat breakfast, Lamar Township Volunteer Fire Company, 91 Firehouse Road., Mill Hall. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for kids ages five to 12 and children four and under eat free. The menu will consist of eggs, sausage, bacon, biscuits, breakfast potatoes, sausage gravy and ...

Stella A’s wins Soup Off … again

Local news

PHOTO PROVIDED For the fifth year, Stella A’s was the winner of the Salvation Army’s annual Soup Off held Nov. 6 at Haywood’s on the Green. Stella A’s also won the top money maker award. Stella A’s received 91 votes, Dutch Haven was second with 57 votes and Jesse McKinney (amateur) ...

Pa. Lottery

Community

SUNDAY Day Wild: 3 Pick 2: 5-9 Pick 3: 1-5-4 Pick 4: 1-3-3-8 Pick 5: 7-8-4-9-2 Treasure Hunt: 04-05-10-13-28 $10,000 estimated jackpot Evening Wild: 2 Pick 2: 9-6 Pick 3: 1-6-8 Pick 4: 1-2-2-2 Pick 5: 1-4-1-8-6 Cash 5: 02-07-20-27-32 $200,000 estimated ...

‘New York Tony’ brings excitement to Susque-View 5K run/walk

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — It’s about raising money for residents of local nursing home. It’s about getting some exercise while having a little fun. It’s about competing for a gold, silver or bronze medal. And it’s about meeting a former New York City Marathon runner. It’s Susque-View’s ...

Hit and run

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven City Police responded to a reported hit and run at KFC along Bellefonte Avenue on Nov. 7. Officer Timothy Moyer was called to the scene at 10:40 a.m. by KFC General Manager Lindsey Shinn, of Lock Haven, who reported a truck pulling a flat-bed truck struck the ...

Heritage Day festival in Porter Township

Community

It was the 4th Annual Heritage Day Festival & 5K Color Run/Walk for Porter Township. And it was a great success.The event at Porter Township Recreation Park along Route 64 included tractor rides, kids games, face painting, a petting zoo, craft and food vendors, barrel train ride through ...

Avery Dennison employees help CC Women’s Center

Business

LOCK HAVEN - Lots of good things happened at the Clinton County Women’s Center, all in one day. A strong autumn wind blew through, leaving behind a new storage shed, fresh coats of paint, chalkboard art walls, and more. Avery Dennison Mill Hall powered this energetic blast, with 25 local ...

Finding Faith: Why go to church?

Religion

By Rev. LAURA KING Well, I’m the pastor so I can think of lots of reasons to go to church, but this past week I heard a story on NPR from the social science desk that talked about a new study that shows that teens especially benefit from attending church regularly and are less depressed ...

The search for the mayors

Health

By Lou Bernard Lock Haven is my city, and I love it here. I love the geography, I love the history. I can’t picture myself living anywhere else. Lock Haven is where I belong. And, obviously, the heart of the city is on Church Street — City Hall. I love city hall. I’ve been known to ...

Those big, splashy winter finches that we miss

Outdoors

By WAYNE LAUBSCHER Years ago, Evening Grosbeaks were fairly regular winter visitors in the northeast. They have not been around so much in the past couple of decades, however. In the 1970’s and 1980’s these unmistakable finches mobbed many a bird feeder, voraciously consuming huge ...

No snow this weekend, but temperatures will drop

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — Winter is coming. While there won’t be snow this weekend, Clinton County can expect some of its coldest weather in recent memory as a cold snap hits the area. “We’re going to see some very cold weather, some very low temperatures,” said Tony Zartman, senior ...

Possible DUI crash

Police, court and fires

JERSEY SHORE — Melinda L. Confair, 44, of Jersey Shore, was taken into custody for suspicion of driving under the influence following a one vehicle crash along Route 864, Upper Fairfield Township, Lycoming County, state police at Montoursville said. Confair was traveling west on the roadway ...

Local Church Briefs

Religion

One-stop shop AVIS — Grace Fellowship Church, 19 W. Ridge St., will be holding a Christmas One-Stop Shop event on Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The fundraising event will benefit the Student Ministries Program. Anyone who would like to participate may contact ...

Making life better: What’s so great about sweet potatoes?

Health

By Laurie Welch With Thanksgiving just around the corner, sweet potatoes are an important part of dinner for many families. Sweet potatoes are excellent sources of vitamin A, potassium, vitamin C and fiber. Sweet potatoes also contain niacin, folate and iron. Sweet potatoes are also rich in ...

Pet waste problem taken to Bellefonte Council

Local news

BELLEFONTE — Bellefonte Borough Council has a message for its residents with pets: If you let your pet do its business in a borough yard or on a sidewalk, you better pick it up. At the first council meeting of the month, Bellefonte resident Scott Mauger voiced concerned over what he views as ...

Emergency services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN – The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communications Center. THURSDAY — At 9:30 a.m., Lock Haven Fired Department and Lock Haven Police Department investigated an odor along Bellefonte Avenue. The call was cleared at 9:49 a.m. — At 3:11 p.m., Mill ...