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Police news – Aug. 29

Police, court and fires

Hit and run LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven City Police investigated a hit and run that took place in the Bald Eagle Laundromat parking lot on North Fairview Street in Lock Haven around 4:40 p.m. on Aug. 25. Justin Young of Lock Haven told police his 2010 Nissan Altima was struck by a vehicle ...

Thirty years in Lock Haven

Community

It’s hard to believe it’s been 30 years. I’ve lived in Lock Haven for 30 years now. I first moved here from Slatington three decades ago, on Labor Day Weekend in 1990. At the time, I was in a small moving van that my dad was driving. It had everything I owned in the back. I had recently ...

Utility regulators leave moratorium on shutoffs in place

Local news

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania state utility regulators have effectively extended a moratorium preventing utilities from terminating service to non-paying customers for three more weeks while the state fights the spread of the coronavirus. The four-member panel of two Democrats and two ...

Chalk Art festival today, Sunday

Community

LOCK HAVEN —Chalk artists Jesse LuBera and Erica Anderson as well as a few novice street artists will transform the asphalt parking lot at Full Circle, 146 Fairpoint Road, Mill Hall, into a visual feast on Saturday, Aug. 29 and Sunday, Aug. 30. Jesse has been participating in chalk ...

Thousands gather at March on Washington

Local news

WASHINGTON (AP) — Capping a week of protests and outrage over the police shooting of a Black man in Wisconsin, civil rights advocates on Friday denounced police and vigilante violence against Black Americans at a commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Thousands ...

Around the Town

Community

GOOD DAY and Happy Birthday to Lacey Tripp of Lock Haven, 14 years old today. Happy Birthday to Robert VanGorder and Jodi Morelli. Happy Anniversary to Jim and Kristina Akeley. Word of the Day Hiatus — A break in or as if in a material object: gap. Quote of the Day ...

Pa. to distribute $117 million for child care providers

Local news

HARRISBURG —Governor Tom Wolf plans to distribute more than $117 million in CARES Act funding to child care providers across Pennsylvania - the third of three distributions to sustain an industry that builds healthy foundations for our children, facilitates employment and economic opportunity ...

PennDOT Clinton County maintenance work scheduled

Local news

MILL HALL — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Clinton County Maintenance announced the following work schedule for the week of Aug. 31-Sept. 4, weather permitting. Motorists should travel with extra caution in these and all work areas. Motorists should be aware that due to the ...

Clinton up 1; Centre adds 9 COVID-19 cases

Urgent information

One new case of COVID-19 was reported in Clinton County on Friday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Since the outbreak first began there have been 132 total cases of COVID-19 in the county. Of those 117 are confirmed and 15 are probable. So far 3,446 people have tested ...

Penn College adds master’s degree in nursing education

Community

WILLIAMSPORT— Pennsylvania College of Technology is set to begin accepting students into its newest master’s degree offering —a Master of Science in Nursing, nursing education. The application for admission will open in January, with classes set to begin in Fall 2021. Created for the ...

Keller speaks on legislation and funding for rural hospitals

Health

LOCK HAVEN— “UPMC does a great job and we are very fortunate here in rural Pennsylvania to have such quality healthcare,” Congressman Fred Keller said in a roundtable discussion of healthcare legislation, funding and local UPMC successes during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. He was ...

LHU: Clearfield Campus not closing

Local news

LOCK HAVEN —The Clearfield Campus of Lock Haven Univerity is not closing anytime soon. That’s the word from LHU on Thursday afternoon. The topic arose after concerns were raised by Clearfield Campus staff this week as the campus was undergoing a financial analysis that is part of a ...

Police news – 8/28

Police, court and fires

LH man charged with terroristic threats WILLIAMSPORT — Jeremy Baney, 24, of Lock Haven, has been charged with terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment following an incident in Williamsport, according to Williamsport police. Police said Baney threatened his ex-girlfriend via ...

Around the Town

Community

GOOD DAY and Happy Anniversary to Joe and Samantha Berry, of Beech Creek. Happy Birthday to Anna Poage. Quote of the Day “In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” — Deepak Chopra Word of the Day Tortuous — Marked by repeated twists, bends or ...

UPMC names Occupational Health Medical Director

Health

WILLIAMSPORT — Nicholas Pytel, MD, MPH, is the new medical director for Occupational Health services in the UPMC Susquehanna region. Dr. Pytel received his medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey. He also obtained his master of public health and completed his residency ...

Mosquitos positive for West Nile in Centre

Local news

BELLEFONTE — The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Vector Management has reported to the Centre County Planning and Community Development Office that two mosquito samples collected recently in the State College Borough have tested positive for the West Nile Virus. ...

Emergency services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were received at the Clinton County Communications Center: WEDNESDAY — At 4:51 a.m., the Lock Haven Fire Department responded to a tree down at 3913 Renovo Road in Grugan Township. The call was cleared at 5:21 a.m. — At 10:38 a.m., the Mill Hall Fire ...