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News

Unwanted seeds

Garden

Seeds from China have been appearing in mailboxes all over the US, including Clinton County. The mailing observed in our area was a small, white, padded package with reference to origin (China). Bracelet beading was listed as the content description. Some reports have contents from similar ...

Parents have spoken

Local news

MILL HALL — The families in the Keystone Central School District have spoken, and the majority want their children back in school this fall. At Thursday night’s Keystone Central school board meeting, superintendent Jacquelyn Martin said that a survey of parents and guardians in the ...

Emergency Services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communication Center. THURSDAY — At 8:36 p.m., Dunnstown Fire Department, Lock Haven EMS and Flemington Goodwill Hose EMS were called to a vehicle accident at the intersection of Market Street and Woodward Avenue, ...

Summer Activity Calendar

Community

Aug. 14, 10 a.m. Environmental Zoom Webinar — Aquatic Insects and Scavenger Hunt. Participants in grades 6-12, must contact the Conservation District and provide their email address to get signed up for the event. Information including zoom link and prizes will be dispersed via email. ...

Thousands of British Airways employees face job losses

Business

LONDON (AP) — Some 4,000 British Airways workers are learning Friday whether they will be fired as the airline slashes jobs amid the drop in demand and travel restrictions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. The trade union Unite accused the airline of forcing workers out due to “naked ...

Area churches to hold in-person services

Religion

LOCK HAVEN — With Clinton County moved into the “green phase” of Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening plan many area churches are transitioning back to in-person services. The following churches have announced their intent to hold services. Any churches who wish to announce a service change is ...

Not easy eating green: Herbivores most at extinction risk

Outdoors

Although scientists often worry most about the loss of the world’s predators, a comprehensive new study finds that plant-eating herbivores are the animals most at risk of extinction. About one in four species of herbivores, 25.5%, are considered threatened, endangered or vulnerable by the ...

Unemployment claims decrease in Clinton County

Local news

LOCK HAVEN —The Clinton County unemployment situation showed some improvement during the week ending August 1, according to the state Bureau of Labor & Industry. The continued unemployment insurance claims for the county were 1,492, down from the 1,606 listed in the week ending July 25. ...

Ross Library receives memorials and donations

Community

LOCK HAVEN — The Ross Library has benefited from the following memorials, honors, gifts and donations received from July 1 through 31: IN MEMORY OF “Nanny” Lois Brookens from Jude, Katie and Teddy Bower; Deceased Members from Susquehanna Numismatic Club; Christian Gagnon from Bob and ...

Local church briefs

Religion

River of Life changes service times River of Life Fellowship has changed their service times. The church will be meeting at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday in-person at 507 E. Main St., Lock Haven and via Zoom. If necessary, services may be only via Zoom. For more information contact Pastor Janis ...

Fire damages Tylersville home Friday morning

Local news

LOGANTON — A two-story unoccupied house which was being remodeled suffered considerable smoke and heat damage when fire erupted in the house on Old Hill Road, Tylersville, early Friday morning. Sugar Valley Fire Chief Scott Kemmerer said the cause of the blaze is under investigation, but is ...

Courthouse Roundup

Police, court and fires

MARRIAGE LICENSES — Amanda Jean Blazina, of Lock Haven, to Jessica Lynn Henry, of Lock Haven, on July 31. — Jeffery Scott Burrows, of Jersey Shore, to Jazalyn Marie Welshans, of Lock Haven, on July 31. — Eugene A. Nicholas, of Loganton, to Heidi L. Worden, of Loganton, on Aug. ...

LH Area Shoe Bank reopens with new procedures

Community

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven Area Shoe Bank will be reopening on Saturday, Aug. 15 and if needed on Saturday, Aug. 22 after being closed since February. Due to COVID-19, there are new procedures for those coming to the Shoe Bank to protect the families they serve as well as their valuable ...

How the sound of religion has changed in the pandemic

Religion

THE CONVERSATION — Things sound different in a lockdown. The silence of usually bustling streets, the two-tone whirr of ambulance sirens and the sudden awareness of birdsong, all formed an aural backdrop to the coronavirus pandemic. Nowhere has the change in sound been more noticeable than ...

County commissioners approve personnel items at brief meeting

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County commissioners acted on numerous personnel items at a brief voting meeting Thursday evening. Those items include: — Transfer of Gena Wilson from corrections officer at the Clinton County Correctional Facility to Clerk I at the Magisterial District Judge ...

LH woman alleges sexual harassment

Police, court and fires

WILLIAMSPORT — A Lock Haven woman alleged a Williamsport developer made sexual advances while she worked for him during 2018 and then terminated her position when she did not return them. Emily Camerer alleges George Hutchinson of Hutchinson Realty harassed her and discriminated against ...

Rich Ramm Memorial Scholarship winners announced

Community

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Conservation District announces that Haili Frank and Desmyn Moore will receive Rich Ramm Memorial Scholarships this year. Haili and Desmyn will each receive a scholarship in the amount of $725 to continue their studies in the field of Agriculture. Haili ...

Three admit roles in scheme to defraud Sprint

Local news

WILLIAMSPORT — Three people living in the New York City area have admitted to being part of a scheme to defraud Sprint that involved using the stolen identities of individuals with high credit scores to purchase over $1 million worth of iPhones. The trio would order the phones to addresses ...

Old Photo Album Update: A nice day for a picnic

Community

A family smiles for a photo during a summer picnic in the 1950s or 1960s. Pictured at the far right wearing the white polo shirt and dark collar is Ron Laird. Anyone who may be able to identify the other individuals is asked to contact Laura Jameson at ljameson@lockhaven.com or by calling ...