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Clinton up 4; Centre adds 31 new COVID-19 cases

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Four new case of COVID-19 were reported in Clinton County and Centre saw an increase of 31 cases on Friday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 223 total cases of COVID-19 in Clinton County. Centre's current total stands at ...

CMHS senior speaks to Kiwanis about winning NASA competition

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LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven Kiwanis members heard from a bright young woman on Thursday afternoon. Gianna Renzo, a senior at Central Mountain High School, along with a team of students from across the country recently placed first in the 2020 NASA TI (Texas Instrument) Codes Contest. The ...

Police news – Oct. 9

Police, court and fires

Tractor trailer involved in crash LOCK HAVEN — The driver of a Jeep Wrangler was transported to Jersey Shore Hospital by Lock Haven EMS for injures sustained in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Bellefonte Avenue with Second Avenue and Barton Street, Lock Haven City Police ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY to Kim Moerschbacher! Word of the Day Ghastly — Shockingly frightful or dreadful; also Pokemon #92. Quote of the Day “Nothin is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m Possible” — Audrey Hepbur Fall Fest at Echo Hope Echo Hope Assembly, 320 Hogan Blvd.,will ...

When it comes to breast health, you are your own best advocate

Health

Every October, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, my colleagues and I stress the importance of screenings. Regular mammograms are important. They give you your best chance at detecting breast cancer early — and the best fighting chance against it. But what if something seems “off” ...

UPMC Lock Haven to reopen Monday morning

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LOCK HAVEN - UPMC Lock Haven officials announced the hospital will reopen Monday at 6 a.m. UPMC released the following statement: UPMC is pleased to announce that UPMC Lock Haven will resume health care services to the community on Monday, Oct. 12 at 6 a.m. "The road to recovery has had ...

LHU makes plans for spring 2021

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LOCK HAVEN — Amid a state-proposed integration with two of its sister universities over the next couple of years, Lock Haven University has announced plans for the spring 2021 semester, saying the “current instruction and campus residency model will continue” as the school fights the ...

Emergency Services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communication Center. WEDNESDAY — At 1:33 p.m., Nittany Valley/Lamar Fire Department was called to 360 Narrows Road, Porter Township for a tree down. The call was cleared at 1:54 p.m. — At 6:18 p.m., Lock Haven ...

Howard Happenings

Community

SOUP SALE Howard United Methodist Church will have a Soup Sale on Thursday, Oct. 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The soup must be pre-ordered and will be for take-out only so you must wear a mask and practice social distancing when you come to pick up your soup. The flavors this month will be ...

Breast cancer — Not one size fits all

Health

Roughly 12% of women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Breast cancer affects an estimated 275,000 women per year. Men also can develop breast cancer, although it is rare. Did you know there many different types of breast cancer? Here’s what you need to know about the ...

Pa. adds most cases of COVID-19 since April

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In Pennsylvania, the numbers aren’t getting better. In fact, they’re getting worse. On Thursday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health added 1,376 new cases of COVID-19. It was the highest single-day total the state has seen since April 30. The state now has a total of 167,928 cases of ...

Courageous COVID patient discharged from hospital

Health

When Betty Knouse couldn’t shake what she and her doctor first believed to be a nagging sinus infection, she never imagined that she would eventually test positive for COVID-19. Now, more than 30 days after being hospitalized with the virus, the 89-year-old Port Matilda woman packed her bags ...

LHU’s HOPE Center to co-sponsor LGBTQ+ activist

Community

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University’s HOPE Center is co-sponsoring a virtual event with actor, dancer, singer and LGBTQ+ activist Ryan Jamaal Swain on Monday, Oct. 12 at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required. A breakout star of FX’s Golden ...

Hunters, don’t overlook your health

Health

Most hunters are preppers. Before the opening of the season they make sure the guns are sighted in, the clothes are scent-free, and the vacation days are planned well in advance for those upcoming opening days. However, one thing many often overlook is their physical fitness. Hunting can be ...

13 charged in plots against Michigan governor, police

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Agents foiled a stunning plot to kidnap Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, authorities said Thursday in announcing charges in an alleged scheme that involved months of planning and even rehearsals to snatch her from her vacation home. Six men were charged in ...

New audiobook formats available at Centre County Library

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BELLEFONTE — The Centre County Library & Historical Museum has added Playaways and Wonderbooks to their audiobook collection. Playaways are sleek audio devices designed for on-the-go listening. No more bulky CD cases and discs to keep track of! An auxiliary cord can be used to listen ...

Court dismisses Scarnati’s suit against Spotlight Pa.

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A Jefferson County Judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by state Senator Joe Scarnati’s campaign against a reporter from Spotlight PA as well as The Caucus, a publication of LNP Media Group, and one of its journalists. Scarnati’s campaign wanted the news organizations and individuals to pay a ...

Ross Library receives memorials and donations

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LOCK HAVEN — Ross Library has benefited from the following memorials, honors, gifts and donations received from Sept. 1-30, 2020. IN MEMORY OF Alex Bartlett from Donald Clark, John and Linda Thompson, Randy and Donna Dorey; James W. Bauman from Mary Jane Bauman, children, grandchildren and ...