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Sean MacMillen navigates the road to recovery

Local news

Editor’s Note: This is the final in a series of articles about people involved in substance abuse — including those suffering from the disease and their families, those celebrating recovery and those promoting prevention and wellness — as plans are underway for the 5th Annual Rally for ...

Emergency Services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched from the Clinton County Communications Center. THURSDAY ∫ At 2:10 p.m., the Lock Haven Fire Department responded to a fire alarm along West Fourth Street in Lock Haven City. ∫ At 3:40 p.m., the Nittany Valley (Lamar) fire station ...

In the Parks

Community

OLE BULL STATE PARK ∫ Wednesday, August 14th, at 10 a.m., at Ole Bull State Park, join the park staff for an “Insect Extravaganza.” There will be opportunities to learn the different characteristics of insects as well as a search for different insects. Afterwards, join the staff for ...

Beech Creek Wesleyan Sunshine Club learns about POWs and MIAs

Religion

BEECH CREEK — The Beech Creek Wesleyan Church Sunshine Club is a special group of 60 and older seniors that meet the first Friday of the month for different events and fellowship. Terry and Carmen Banfill presented a ceremony for the group with Barb Jackson as the MC of the program. The ...

Whitney tops primary election spending report

Local news

By JOHN RISHEL jrishel@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN – May primary election campaign finance reports from Clinton County commissioner candidates show that the six candidates spent a total of $31,141.23. And the numbers show that one of the candidates — Republican Michele Whitney — ...

Celebrating recovery never ends for professionals

Community

LOCK HAVEN — Ed Hosler, Deputy Chief of Clinton County Probation Services, has encountered the wreckage of substance use disorders on a daily basis in the 13 years he has been with the department. While many might suspect he would become jaded by the experience, evidence is much to the ...

Lamar Lighthouse Camp Summer Concert Series continues

Religion

MILL HALL — Lamar Lighthouse Camp has been a long-time favorite place to enjoy Sunday night gospel concerts. Sadly last year the Tabernacle had to be torn down due to safety issues. While trying to raise sufficient funds to rebuild the Tabernacle, Cedar Heights Brethren Church, 37 Cedar ...

Jeff Snyder elected president of CCAP

Local news

LOCK HAVEN —Members of the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) elected Clinton County Commissioner Jeff Snyder as the 2020 president of the Association during its 133rd Annual Conference in Berks County. Other county officials elected to be leaders of CCAP include Kevin ...

Courthouse Roundup

Police, court and fires

MARRIAGE LICENSES ∫ Natalie Rose Booth, of Loretto, Minn., to Tipu Miah, of Dubai, on Aug. 1. ∫ Brandon L. Clevinger, of Lock Haven, to Heather A. Kutza, of Lock Haven, on Aug. 1. DIVORCES No divorces were recorded. DEEDS RECORDED ∫ Alice M. Fox to Dean F. and Gloria J. Ely for ...

Excitement is building for Scenic Road Race

Community

LOCK HAVEN —The Rally for Recovery committee is excited. Volunteers have signed up. Food and drink contributors are on board. Signs have been made. The 3.1 mile route has been traveled more than once or twice and water stations are mapped out, along with specific areas where fire ...

Appeals court: Pa. county can keep cross on seal

Religion

By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a Pennsylvania county may keep the image of a Christian cross on its 75-year-old official seal. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia said the cross did not amount to a government ...

Five things you need to know to stay safe and healthy this summer

Health

American Heart Association News via AP Summer is a time to have fun in the sun – but it's also the season for keeping a watch on your health. Heat-related illness, dehydration and sun exposure are among the most common concerns as temperatures rise. To prevent a potentially dangerous ...

Jack Grieco is big winner in hula hoop contest

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven Area YMCA Gymnastics Team hosted its first ever Hula Hoop Contest Wednesday, Aug. 7 at Riverview Park. Participants had lots of fun and hooped their way to prizes donated by local businesses. The day’s biggest winner was Jack Grieco. He won both the All ...

Proceedings from district judges

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following court proceedings were held before district judges. ∫ Robert Philip Feidler, of Lock Haven, charged with driving while blood alcohol count at 0.02 or greater while license is suspended, driving under the influence-first offense, accident involving damage to ...

Award-Winning authors coming to Centre County this fall

Community

STATE COLLEGE — Three months. Three best-selling authors. This fall, the Schlow Library Foundation and partners are proud to present Author Spotlight, when three award-winning authors will be visiting State College on three different days. Jamie Ford begins the series with his visit to ...

Religious sisters seek to relocate Abingtons Cemetery

Religion

BY DAVID SINGLETON The Times-Tribune, via AP SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Over more than a century, the Sisters of the Good Shepherd buried dozens of religious sisters and others in a small, relatively secluded cemetery in the Abingtons. It apparently will not be their final resting ...

Army veteran wins battle with government to own a gun

Local news

From PennLive JERSEY SHORE — Groundhogs beware: Victor W. Welshans soon will be taking aim at you. The 62-year-old Jersey Shore area resident who spent 26 years in the military has had his right to possess a rifle restored. Despite being armed while in the Army, Welshans was told in ...

Advocates — bringing people together for positive change

Community

LOCK HAVEN —The Advocates for a Drug Free Tomorrow, established in April 2003 in response to some of the earlier signs of heroin in Clinton County, is a community coalition whose mission is to promote community education, prevention, and recovery options. The group has the distinction of ...

‘Prayer Zone’ signs crop up near South Carolina schools

Religion

BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. (AP) — "School Prayer Zone" signs are cropping up near some schools in South Carolina. News outlets report the white and fluorescent green signs show two figures kneeling in prayer, their hands clasped above the words "2 Chronicles 7:14." The Bible verse promises those who ...