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Large trucks in city becoming big problem

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LOCK HAVEN — Although First Quality opened its new large trucks access road off of East Walnut Street more than a month ago, the city of Lock Haven is still experiencing a large number of trucks driving illegally through the city’s residential neighborhoods every day. “With increased ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY and Happy 90th Birthday to veteran Rolan E. Weaver, of Mill Hall! Happy Birthday to Raychel Kinley, of Orviston and Emma Intallura, 18, of North Bend! Quote of the Day “The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” — Ernest ...

Centre appproves contracts with funeral home

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BELLEFONTE — Although there haven’t been any coronavirus-related deaths in the county, Centre County Government is bracing for the worst. On Tuesday, the Board of Commissioners approved a pair of contracts. One with Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc., in Bellefonte and another with Dean K. ...

Record 22 million have sought US jobless aid since virus

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The wave of layoffs that has engulfed the U.S. economy since the coronavirus struck forced 5.2 million more people to seek unemployment benefits last week, the government reported Thursday. Roughly 22 million have now sought jobless benefits in the past month — easily the ...

Health Secretary issues order to provide worker safety measures

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HARRISBURG — Dr. Rachel Levine, secretary of the Department of Health, signed an order directing protections for critical workers who are employed at businesses that are authorized to maintain in-person operations during the COVID-19 disaster emergency. “This order will ensure ...

Relief for PA taxpayers affected by COVID-19

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HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf announced the Department of Revenue is providing relief to Pennsylvanians and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The department is offering taxpayers increased flexibility, additional time to meet their tax obligations, and a pause on several of its ...

Still no new COVID-19 cases reported in Clinton

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No new cases were reported in Clinton County Thursday afternoon, keeping the total at 8 cases, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reported. A total of 86 people have been tested within the county, 78 of which have come back negative, the department said. One new case was reported in Centre ...

GMC keeping non-urgent procedures on hold

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DANVILLE – To continue efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, Geisinger is extending its hold on performing elective, non-urgent procedures through May 31, which is subject to change based on the progression of the virus in our communities. Patients will be contacted if they have an ...

Small business lending program on hold after reaching limit

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NEW YORK (AP) — The government’s lending program for small businesses is on hold. The Small Business Administration said Thursday that it reached the $349 billion lending limit for the program, after approving nearly 1.7 million loans. Thousands of small business owners whose loans have ...

Geisinger execs take pay cut, donate funds to employees

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DANVILLE – Geisinger’s CEO and President Jaewon Ryu, M.D., J.D., and his executive leadership team have volunteered to take a temporary compensation reduction and donate the funds to a newly created employee emergency assistance fund. “The COVID-19 crisis is not only a public health ...

New task force for health disparity created

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HARRISBURG — Amid growing concern for how COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting minority populations in the state and adding to existing health disparity issues, Gov. Tom Wolf and Lt. Gov. John Fetterman announced the creation of a COVID-19 Response Task Force for Health Disparity that ...

Mt. Nittany patients, visitors must wear masks

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STATE COLLEGE —As an additional measure to protect patients, staff and community members against the spread of COVID-19, Mount Nittany Health is extending its employee masking requirement to patients and visitors at the Medical Center. All patients and those visitors permitted under special ...

Cancellations and Postponements

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EVENTS — The Shoe Bank has canceled its April 18 event. — The annual Sugar Valley High School Alumni Reunion Banquet scheduled for May 16, has been canceled for this year. —Catholic Daughters of America Valentines Remembance Mass scheduled for 9:30 a.m. April 16 at St. Agnes Church ...

Help for the Community

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Drop and Go Lunch Program PLEASANT GAP — The YMCA Drop and Go Lunch Program has added Pleasant Gap Elementary to its list of distribution points. Lunches will be served in the front of the building. In addition to Pleasant Gap Elementary, the meals are served from noon to 1 p.m. at the ...

Limestone Twp. man charged with assaulting girlfriend

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JERSEY SHORE — A 34-year-old man was arrested on assault-related charges after threatening to kill his girlfriend during a disturbance at the couple’s Limestone Township home about 10:45 a.m. on April 9, state police alleged in court papers. Christopher Ungard was taken into custody at ...

No coronavirus at Susque-View; residents coping with guidelines

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LOCK HAVEN — Amid all the bad news surrounding the coronavirus sweeping the state, nation and the world, there’s definitely a piece of very good news here in Lock Haven. There are “no, none, nada, zero” cases of the killer disease at the Susque-View Home, where 111 of our most ...

Emergency Services

Police, court and fires

LOCK HAVEN — The following calls were dispatched by the Clinton County Communications Center. MONDAY — At 7:15 a.m., Nittany Valley/Lamar Fire Department was called to the intersection of Fishing Creek and Heltman roads, Porter Township for downed wires. The call was cleared at 8:26 ...

Old Photo Album: Fancy footwork

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Pictured are younger dancers and their instructor at Fritts Fabulous Fitness Center. We are unsure of who is pictured or when this photo was taken. Anyone with information is asked to contact Laura Jameson at ljameson@lockhaven.com or by calling 570-748-6791.

City manager addresses large truck traffic

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LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven City Manager Gregory Wilson released a statement Wednesday morning asking residents to report large trucks illegally traveling through the city. Many of these trucks are traveling to the former truck entrance to First Quality on East Park Street. That's not the correct ...