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Bucktail CEO ‘optimistic’ virus outbreak under control

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SOUTH RENOVO — Bucktail Medical Center Nursing Facility was on day 11 on Tuesday with no new positive residents and staff, its CEO told The Express. “Our goal is to be 14 days with no new resident or staff positives so we can return to ‘normal,’” said Timothy J. Reeves. Reeves ...

Emergency Services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were received at the Clinton County Communications Center: MONDAY — At 4:05 a.m., the Sugar Valley (Loganton) Fire Department and Flemington (Goodwill Hose) Ambulance responded to a motor vehicle accident at milemarker 194 of Interstate 80 West in Greene ...

Colin Bechtel earns Eagle Scout Award

Community

STATE COLLEGE — Colin Bechtel, son of Curtis and Katie Bechtel, of State College, recently received his Eagle Scout Award, at a ceremony at the American Legion Post 245 in State College. Colin is a member of State College Boy Scout Troop 245, under the leadership of Scoutmaster Donald ...

JS man attacks police station, busts windows

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JERSEY SHORE — A middle-aged Clinton County man allegedly smashed three windows to gain access to the Tiadaghton Valley Regional Police Department station Saturday night, all in the name of proving a point about alleged police corruption. Aaron Hall, 40, of 1559 Sulphur Run Road just east ...

Old Photo Album: Playtime

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EXPRESS ARCHIVES A pair of youngsters enjoy playing a game of their own design, created out of cereal boxes and an oatmeal container. The pair look very intense as the young boy carefully places a game piece somewhere on the board.

Residents move to Phase 1A for vaccine

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HARRISBURG — Residents ages 65 and older and ages 16 to 64 with serious health conditions will now be able to receive their vaccinations under the updated phase 1A vaccine distribution guidelines created by the federal government. This adds 3.5 million Pennsylvanians into phase 1A for ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Staci Moore-Kelly of Beech Creek, 52. Quote of the Day “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” — Maya Angelou Word of the Day Splanchnic — Of or relating to the internal organs or ...

Innovative natural gas project gaining investors

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KEATING — A company seeking to integrate natural gas production, manufacturing, and carbon dioxide capture and storage is recruiting and gaining investors. A top KeyState Zero executive told The Express that the firm continues to work toward building a natural gas synthesis plant on ...

Library Lovers Month coming to Ross

Community

LOCK HAVEN — February is coming up, and it’s Library Lovers Month! Every year, the Ross Library holds their “Blind Date With A Book” program, and this year is no exception. Though the library is currently doing lobby service only, the books will still be available. Books will be ...

Biden taps Levine for assistant secretary

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WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate. A pediatrician and former Pennsylvania ...

Contract approvals rule the day in Centre County

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BELLEFONTE — The Centre County commissioners got right to business on Tuesday. In a relatively short 22-minute meeting, they approved several contracts and moved several items to next week’s consent agenda. County administrator Margaret Gray opened the meeting by reminding residents ...

Food deliveries continue in Renovo

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KEVIN RAUCH/THE EXPRESS Food boxes have been a regular site in the Renovo area as several groups have continued to offer remarkable amounts of assistance to those affected by the coranavirus as well as those just needing help in general. The New Love Center of Jersey Shore has been steadfast ...

Police news – Jan. 19

Police, court and fires

Sexual assault BELLEFONTE — A 57-year-old Bellefonte man was sexually assaulted on Nov. 11, 2020 at SCI Benner along Institution Drive, Benner Township, Centre County, state police at Rockview said. An investigation into the incident is ongoing, police said. Drug possession CENTRE HALL ...

Coming Down

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CHRIS MORELLI/THE EXPRESS A large tree was sawed apart on Monday at 2 E. Water St. in Lock Haven. The tree sits behind the Lea Ann S. Plessinger, CPA business. The tree was removed because the December snow storm caused damage. The tree was removed by Saar’s Tree Service, LLC.

Bank CEO joins Penn State Board of Trustees

Business

LOCK HAVEN — Randall E. Black, CEO and president of Citizens Financial Services, Inc. and First Citizens Community Bank, with offices in Bald Eagle Township, Clinton County, was recently named to the Penn State University Board of Trustees as a result of his ability to lead a successful ...

Testing site opens today in Bellefonte

Local news

BELLEFONTE — The COVID-19 testing site operated by AMI Expeditionary Healthcare under contract with Centre County reopens today at a new location. The new testing site is located at 1155 Benner Pike, Suite 120 (former Comcast location). Testing is available Tuesday through Saturday from 10 ...

Emergency services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were received at the Clinton County Communications Center: SUNDAY — At 2:53 a.m., the Beech Creek/Blanchard Fire Department and state police at Lamar responded to a motor vehicle accident with injuries at 1028 Eagle Valley Road in Beech Creek Township. ...

Handing off the keys

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EXPRESS ARCHIVES William T. Piper Jr., executive vice president of Piper Aircraft Corporation, hands the keys of a new twin Comanche for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to Mrs. Charles S. Kelley, member of the Massachusetts Aeronautics Commission and the only woman serving on a state ...

KC resumes classes; free meals this week

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MILL HALL — For teachers in the Keystone Central School District, Monday was a day for “professional development,” while students enjoyed a day off for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Today, classes at KCSD resumed. This week, Cohort 1 will be in-person today and Wednesday, while ...

Geisinger Medical Center in Muncy sees progress

Community

MUNCY TOWNSHIP — The final beam for the new 120,000 square foot Geisinger Medical Center healthplex in Muncy Township is now in place. Due to the placement of the beam during the COVID pandemic, Geisinger, Highmark and their construction crews held a private ceremony to celebrate the ...