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Cancellations and Postponements

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EVENTS — The Clinton County Herb Guild May meeting is cancelled due to the corona virus. They hope to meet in June and will update everyone as soon as possible. — The Centre County Pomona Grang #13 has cancelled its May 5 meeting. It will not be rescheduled. The next meeting will be in ...

Help for the Community

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FaithCentre gives books, games BELLEFONTE — The Bellefonte FaithCentre Food Bank will be giving away free books, games and puzzles during the regular food bank distribution on the following dates: Wednesday, April 29, Thursday, April 30, Wednesday, May 6 and Thursday May 7. The food bank ...

Police News – April 29

Police, court and fires

Multiple items stolen BELLEFONTE — Two Bellefonte residents are accused of stealing multiple items from Weis Market, 170 Buckaroo Lane, Spring Township, on Feb. 18, state police at Rockview said. Melissa Fuls, 43, and Michael Johnson, 38, are accused of stealing Fresh Step cat litter, ...

Stimulus payments slow to reach many citizens

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Nearly 90 million U.S. citizens have already received a stimulus payment from a massive federal government economic relief package related to the coronavirus pandemic. It’s a good start, as over $150 billion has already been distributed. But, we know that tens if not hundreds of millions of ...

Emergency sevices

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following call was made by the Clinton County Communication Center. SUNDAY — At 4:44 p.m., Sugar Valley/Loganton, Flemington Goodwill Hose EMS and state police at Lamar were called to Interstate 80 eastbound near mile marker 188 for a motor vehicle accident. The call was ...

Sons of Italy hands out spaghetti dinners

Community

PHOTO PROVIDED About 500 spaghetti and meatballs dinners were handed out, two per vehicle, by members of the Sons of Italy on Saturday afternoon. A very long line, two vehicles wide, moved along the alley beside the Sons as masked volunteers and Sons members passed the meals through the ...

Clinton County loan program established for small businesses

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LOCK HAVEN — It’s no secret that small businesses in Clinton County are suffering in a big way due to the coronavirus pandemic that has forced many to close entirely and others to offer only drive-through and pick-up services. With that mind, the Clinton County Commissioners, in ...

Quaranteen: What’s It Like?

Community

Ask people how they’re dealing with the quarantine and you’ll get a different story every time. For adults, it’s a worry of how their children are doing, and if they get a virus that’s going through through the world. It’s also about their jobs and how they’re going to provide ...

County extends deadline for property taxes

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LOCK HAVEN — Many Clinton County property owners would normally be writing out checks for their county real estate taxes this week, as the usual April 30 deadline to get a discount is Thursday. But not this year. Due to the COVID-19, the county commissioners have extended the deadlines ...

Some outdoor activities to open Friday, May 1

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HARRISBURG — To ensure that Pennsylvanians have opportunities to safely enjoy outdoor recreation as a way to maintain positive physical and mental health, and in keeping with the commonwealth’s stay-at-home orders to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Governor Tom Wolf today announced that ...

Downtown Rotary to honor World Immunization Week

Community

LOCK HAVEN — World Immunization Week is April 24 - 30, 2020. Every year, Rotary and their partners vaccinate more than 400 million children against polio. When the children receive the polio vaccine, their pinkie fingers are painted with purple ink so that the health workers will know which ...

Four new cases of COVID-19 in Clinton County

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LOCK HAVEN — Clinton County added four more cases of COVID-19 as of midnight Monday. There are now 25 cases in the county, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Centre County’s total number of COVID-19 cases climbed to 87 with six new cases. Statewide, there were 885 new ...

Around the Town

Community

GOOD DAY and Happy Anniversary to Jae and Michelle Eisenhower, of West Chester! Happy Birthday to Jean Vonada, of Zion! Happy Belated Birthday to Andrew Smith, of Dunnstown who celebrated on April 27. Quote of the Day “Conviction without experience makes for harshness.” — ...

PA Wilds launches program to help small businesses during crisis

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The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship announced Monday it is launching a Facebook Live video series for locally-owned small businesses to share how they are pivoting to survive the coronavirus crisis, and the nonprofit is paying them for the content. “The Wilds Are Working: Rural ...

Cancellations and Postponements

Community

EVENTS — The Centre County Pomona Grang #13 has cancelled its May 5 meeting. It will not be rescheduled. The next meeting will be in August. — The Woolrich Community-Wide Yard Sale usually held on the third Saturday in May has been canceled for the safety of all those in the ...

Bear Country Radio fundraiser to benefit Feeding America

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AVIS - Bear Country Radio, WQBR, 99.9 FM will broadcast the "Radio Cares: Feeding America Emergency Radiothon", a one-day fundraising event this Thursday, benefiting Feeding America, the largest hunger relief organization in the U.S. All funds raised will go directly to Feeding America to ...

Lyco property owners taking advantage of tax discount

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WILLIAMSPORT — Municipalities are seeing a steady flow of property tax bills arriving with the April 30 discount deadline drawing closer. “I’m right on schedule,” Loyalsock Township Tax Collector Dorothy ‘Dottie’ White Mertz said. “More than 2,000 have paid so far.” The ...

Help for the Community

Community

Centre YMCA hosting soup drive-throughs BELLEFONTE — Every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon, Bellefonte YMCA of Centre County’s anti Hunger program will host a soup drive-through at the Bellefonte YMCA. Meals will be distributed behind the building in the municipal parking ...

Four more new COVID-19 cases reported in Clinton

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Four more new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Clinton County Tuesday afternoon, increasing the total to 29 cases, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reported. The county previously saw an increase of four cases over the weekend and Monday morning as well. So far 206 people in the county ...