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Bellefonte Council talks new meters

Local news

BELLEFONTE — If you’re used to parking for free in downtown Bellefonte after 5 p.m., you’ll want to enjoy it while it lasts. At Tuesday night’s Bellefonte Borough Council meeting, council discussed — at length — a change that will take effect soon. As soon as the new parking meter ...

JS grad honored at national convention for research

Community

WILLIAMSPORT — Lycoming College chemistry major Lydia Yorks ‘20 of Jersey Shore, Pa., received a John F. Conn Award at the Gamma Sigma Epsilon (GSE) Biennial Convention, held Nov 8-10, 2019 in North Carolina. She earned the award for her research poster, “NMR Studies of Ruthenium ...

Airport flights to become Charlotte-bound

Local news

WILLIAMSPORT — New airline service is coming to the Williamsport Regional Airport. Starting Aug. 18, American Airlines has pledged to begin service to Charlotte, N.C., an elated Richard C. Howell, airport executive director, announced Wednesday. But the improved service by American ...

Old Photo Album: Passing the torch

Community

EXPRESS ARCHIVES Past Lock Haven City Mayor Diann Steumpfle, second from left, hands a lit torch to Lock Haven City Police Officer Karen Dutrow during some sort of ceremony outside of City Hall. To Steumpfle’s left is Lock Haven Police Chief Joseph Sanders. To Dutrow’s left is Sergeant ...

Sandusky prosecutor and former Penn State lawyer disciplined

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By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press HARRISBURG — A lawyer who led the child molestation investigation and prosecution of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky lost his law license for a year Wednesday over his handling of a grand jury witness in the case, the ...

Calendar of Events

Community

TODAY — The Howard United Methodist church will sponsor a community soup sale on Feb. 20, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m at 144 West Main St., Howard. Eat in or take out. Cost is $6 for lunch or quarts of soup. — Fresh homemade donut sale, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1407 Allegheny St., ...

Harrisburg diocese seeks bankruptcy after abuse deals

Local news

By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press HARRISBURG — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, six months after disclosing it had paid millions of dollars to people sexually abused as children by its clerics. The diocese joins at least 20 others ...

Around the Town

Community

GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Gary Jones, James Crays, Ashley Rockey and Holly Meinke, of Mill Hall Quote of the Day “A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.” — Robert Frost Word of the Day Diligent — Characterized by steady, earnest, and energetic effort : ...

Events Planner

Arts and Culture

­­­­TOP SHOWS FEB. 23 - Broadway: Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story 3 p.m., Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St., Williamsport www.caclive.com FEB. 26 TO MARCH 1 - LHU Players presents “The Glass Menagerie” 7:30 p.m., Feb. 26 through Feb. 29, with 2 p.m. show times on ...

Reel Time

Arts and Culture

MOVIE LISTINGS starting Friday Call ahead to check the times before you go. ­­­ROXY THEATRE East Main St., Lock Haven 570-748-ROXY www.roxymovies.com CALL OF THE WILD (PG) — 7:00 9:00 Fri/ 2:00 7:00 9:00 Sat/ 2:00 7:00 Sun/ 7:00 Mon-Thurs THE GENTLEMEN (R) — 7:00 9:15 Fri/ ...

Music Scene

Arts and Culture

SUNDAY - “Phil Reeder Solo Guitar,” playing Acoustic Eclectic 6 p.m., Santino’s Pine Creek Inn, 5645 North, Pa-44, Pine Creek TUESDAY - “Phil Reeder Solo Guitar,” playing Acoustic Eclectic 7 p.m., Hanger 9, Fat Tuesday Celebration, 209 Bellefonte Ave., Lock Haven — — ...

Super Sunday bowling tournament raises money for ‘Make A Wish’

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — It may have been Super Bowl Sunday, but it was also a Super Sunday for the 5th Annual “Strike for a Wish” Doubles Bowling Tournament at Clinton Lanes. With a record number of 70 teams and a three-game tournament record of 887 bowled by Rob Askins of Lamar, Tim Eggler of ...

Police news – Feb. 19

Police, court and fires

$30,000 found in vehicle LAMAR — About $30,000 of cash was found in a grocery bag under the passenger seat of a 2014 Chrysler Town and Country on Feb. 10 at 3:50 p.m. along Interstate 80, Lamar Township, state police at Lamar said. The driver and passenger, names not listed, were observed ...

Lycoming Brass coming to town on Sunday

Community

LOCK HAVEN — The Lycoming Brass Quintet continues the Friends of the Pipes at Great Island Winter Recital Series with a performance on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 1:30 p.m. in the church sanctuary located at 12 W. Water St. This group of exceptional instrumentalists was last heard in Lock Haven at ...

Deed transfers in city allow sale of properties

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LOCK HAVEN — City council transferred deeds of four properties to the Redevelopment Authority in an effort to get more property back on the tax roll. Of the four, two involve major properties for sale within the city limits including the former Town Tavern property. The authority is in ...