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Howard Happenings

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COYOTE HUNT Liberty Township Sportsmen’s Association will hold their annual coyote hunt on March 1 to 3. Those who registered for the hunt should be sure to read the official rules. A flea market will be held at the clubhouse on March 2 and March 3 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendors who have ...

Two new neurologists join UPMC Susquehanna

Health

WILLIAMSPORT — Wenzhuan He, MD, and Rachael Wang, MD, have joined the Neurosciences team at UPMC Susquehanna. Wenzhuan He, MD, received his medical degree from Beijing Medical University, Beijing, China, and completed fellowships at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, ...

Dominion voting machines selected by Clinton County

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By JOHN RISHEL jrishel@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Election Board has decided to purchase new voting machines from Dominion Voting Systems Corporation. The Clinton County Election Board, which consists of Commissioner Pete Smeltz, court administrator Don Powers and ...

UGI Utilities increases natural gas costs

Community

LOCK HAVEN – South District, the former UGI Utilities - Gas Division, announced its purchased gas cost rates will increase today, March 1. As a result, the average residential heating customer’s bill will rise by 7.2 percent, increasing from $62.50 per month to $67 per month. “While ...

LHC Group and Geisinger announce agreement for home health and hospice

Health

DANVILLE – LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: LHCG), Geisinger Home Health and Hospice, and AtlantiCare Home Health and Hospice announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for a joint venture partnership to enhance home health and hospice services at Geisinger locations in Pennsylvania and ...

School closures discussed at JSSD board meeting

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By PAT CROSSLEY For The Express JERSEY SHORE — Around 20 people attended the first public hearing, Wednesday night, conducted by the Jersey Shore Area School District board to give residents of the district a chance to voice their opinions on the possible closure of district ...

Conservation district to host workshop March 7

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MILL HALL — The Clinton County Conservation District will be hosting an Erosion and Sediment Control and Waterways Workshop for contractors, property owners, and municipalities on March 7, 2019. DEP Water Pollution Biologist, Kristin Brown, District Manager, Mary Ann Bower, Resource ...

To Your Good Health: A cure for herpes? Researchers are working on it

Health

BY KEITH ROACH, M.D. DEAR DR. ROACH: If a person has been exposed (verified by blood test) to herpes 1 and 2, can that person be a blood donor? Could a person catch herpes by sitting on a toilet seat that has been used by an infected person? Are scientists working on a cure for herpes? — ...

Stephanie Borowicz visits county commissioners

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By JOHN RISHEL jrishel@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County commissioners addressed a number of “legislative concerns” Thursday as they welcomed State Rep. Stephanie Borowicz to their weekly voting session. Commissioner Pete Smeltz said “the commissioners have always ...

Old photo album: Kiwanis Newsweek 1972

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EXPRESS ARCHIVES Kiwanis Newsweek 1972 Former Lock Haven Express Publisher Charlie Ryan speaks at a Newsweek dinner, hosted by the Lock Haven Kiwanis club. Anyone who can identify others in photo or has an additional information is encouraged to contact Laura Jameson at ...

Custom-made proteins may help create antibodies to fight HIV

Health

By Katie Bohn news.psu UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - A new way to create proteins that can sneak through HIV's protective coating may be a step toward understanding the key components needed for developing a vaccine for the virus, according to researchers. Using computational modeling, a team of ...

Ortho surgeon accuses UPMC of ageism

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WILLIAMSPORT — A board certified orthopedic surgeon accuses UPMC Susquehanna of firing him in 2017 from its hospital in Lock Haven because of his age. Dr. Zefferino Martinez, 70, of Danville, makes the allegation in a civil rights suit against the health system filed Tuesday in U.S. Middle ...

Dear Annie: Life overload

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Dear Annie: I pride myself on being an empathetic person. I’m known in my friend group and family as a person who “has it together” and is a comforting shoulder to lean on. I am also someone people can turn to at work to get things done and remain positive and professional. However, ...

That ringing in my ears…

Health

It has been three and a half years since I wrote my last article on “tinnitus” so I decided to update you on the research and development about this pesky problem. There have been great strides in hearing aid technology related to helping with tinnitus. That having been said, there are ...

Patriots owner pleads not guilty to prostitution charges

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has pleaded not guilty to two counts of misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution in a Florida case, according to court documents released Thursday. Kraft's attorney Jack Goldberger filed the written plea with the Palm Beach ...

LOCAL BRIEFS

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“Weathering the Storm” workshop offered WILLIAMSPORT — The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will offer a free day-long workshop on Wednesday, March 13, in the Wertz Student Center, Lycoming College. “Weathering the Storm: Understanding Stormwater Runoff” ...

Around the Town

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GOOD DAY and Happy Anniversary to Rodney and Lori Shemory Outdoor bingo with Woolrich Little League Woolrich Little League is hosting an Outdoor Adventure Bingo on March 17, 2019 at Wayne Township Fire Hall. Doors open at 11 am with Bingo beginning at 1 PM. Tickets can be purchased by ...

calendar of events

Community

MARCH 1 — Rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Holy Spirit Parish Center 3 E. Walnut St., Lock Haven. MARCH 2 — Rummage sale, 8 a.m. to noon, Holy Spirit Parish Center, 3 E. Walnut St., Lock Haven.

Sons of Italy gives away $134,000 in donations

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SARAH SMELTZ/THE EXPRESS Multiple local organizations received donations from the Lock Haven Sons of Italy on Tuesday night to help them continue helping the community. Each group was given the chance to talk about how the organization will use the funds. The donation money was acquired ...

Police News — Feb. 28

Police, court and fires

Woman sustains minor injury in head-on crash LOCK HAVEN — A two-vehicle crash took place at 11:03 p.m. on Feb. 25. According to Lock Haven City Police, a 1998 Dodge Durango being driven by Michael Knarr of Lock Haven was traveling southbound on South Highland Street approaching the ...