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City Manager: Employee’s spouse tests positive

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LOCK HAVEN — Three city employees who returned to work after being laid off are now in self quarantine after one’s spouse tested positive for COVID-19, City Manager Gregory Wilson said. “The city is following the guidelines from the Pennsylvania Department of Health to address that ...

Cancellations and postponements

Community

CHURCHES Churches in the Southern Clinton County Lutheran Parish are canceled until further notice. They include United Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lock Haven; Salona Lutheran Church; St. Paul Lutheran Church, Mill Hall; St. John’s Lutheran Church, Booneville; St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, ...

Two new COVID-19 cases reported in Clinton

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Two new cases were reported in Clinton County Wednesday afternoon, increasing the total to 13 cases, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reported. Centre County reported its second death Tuesday with a total of 76 positives and 618 negatives. Two deaths were also reported in Lycoming ...

Recycling opening to public at two locations

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WILLIAMSPORT – Lycoming County Resource Management Services will be collecting recycling at two specific locations in the Williamsport Area this Thursday, April 23 until Saturday, April 25 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The two locations are Penn College Parking Lot at 1359 W. 3rd St. Williamsport ...

Help for the community

Community

Sons of Italy offers free spaghetti dinner LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven Sons of Italy will offer free spaghetti dinners on Saturday, April 25, beginning at 4 p.m. Vehicles will line up in the alley behind the Sons and the dinners will be distributed by Sons members. Between 500 and ...

Gov. Wolf talks re-opening plan at press conference

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HARRISBURG (AP) — Residents of northcentral and northwestern Pennsylvania are projected to be the first in the state to be released from Gov. Tom Wolf’s stay-at-home order, and many retail stores in those areas should be able to reopen, under a statewide plan to be released Wednesday ...

Bellefonte attempts to weather the storm during coronavirus

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BELLEFONTE — The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every small town throughout the state of Pennsylvania. In Bellefonte, the small town has tried to weather the storm as it waits for Gov. Tom Wolf to give the OK to re-open businesses and re-start the local economy. Gary Hoover, the ...

Husband of local virus victim seeks prayers

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LOCK HAVEN — Get the prayer chains started and call your friends, neighbors and relatives and ask them to pray for one of our own who is struggling with each breath to survive from COVID-19. “Just pray for her. That’s all we can do,” Daryl Clements said, choking up as he talked about ...

Police news – April 21

Police, court and fires

Snow causes crash BELLEFONTE — State Police at Rockview investigated a one-vehicle crash that took place at 8:30 p.m. on April 17. According to police, a vehicle traveling north along state Route 144 during snowy conditions when it slid off the right side of the roadway and struck a ...

Clean up, green up your garden spaces

Community

By ALANA JAJKO For The Express With the cancellation of cleanup events and festivities all around the world, it has been a rough year for Earth Day 2020 - tomorrow, April 22. However, as we approach its 50th Anniversary, there are still ways we can creatively celebrate this special day ...

Gov. Wolf announces May 8 date to begin reopening Pa. economy

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By Greg Pickel gpickel@pennlive.com HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf provided a light at the end of the proverbial tunnel on Monday for those looking for a date when regional reopening could start in the state amid the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking at a news conference, Wolf ...

Emergency services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were received at the Clinton County Communications Center: — At 3:34 p.m., the Lock Haven Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at 19 N. Grove St. in Lock Haven. The call was cleared at 4:17 p.m. — At 4:20 p.m., the Lamar Township (Salona) Fire ...

Old Photo Album: Inspection time

Community

EXPRESS ARCHIVES A Castanea Fire Company member and another fire fighter look at different air tanks on Dec. 12, 1990. We are unsure who is pictured. Anyone who may know is asked to contact Laura Jameson at ljameson@lockhaven.com or by calling 570-748-6791.

PSECU donates $25K to support food banks

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HARRISBURG — PSECU, Pennsylvania’s anytime, anywhere digital credit union, announced that it will provide a $25K donation to Feeding Pennsylvania to support the state’s food banks as they face increased demand as a result of COVID-19. “The current COVID-19 situation has affected all ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY to Bob and Loretta Coltrane! Quote of the Day “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” — Mahatma Gandhi Word of the Day Hypermnesia — The condition of having an unusually vivid or precise memory. Dairy Queen is ...

Wolf requests SNAP for students during pandemic

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HARRISBURG — The departments of Human Services and Education have submitted a state plan to the Food and Nutrition Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to students who are eligible to receive free or reduced-price ...

Cancellations and Postponements

Community

CHURCHES Churches in the Southern Clinton County Lutheran Parish are canceled until further notice. They include United Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lock Haven; Salona Lutheran Church; St. Paul Lutheran Church, Mill Hall; St. John’s Lutheran Church, Booneville; St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, ...

Reports suggest many have had coronavirus with no symptoms

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By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer A flood of new research suggests that far more people have had the coronavirus without any symptoms, fueling hope that it will turn out to be much less lethal than originally feared. While that’s clearly good news, it also means it’s ...

Help for the Community

Community

Sons of Italy offers free spaghetti dinner LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven Sons of Italy will offer free spaghetti dinners on Saturday, April 25, beginning at 4 p.m. Vehicles will line up in the alley behind the Sons and the dinners will be distributed by Sons members. Between 500 and 600 ...