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Jordan Eccher’s tech ed classes get hands-on with engineering projects

By BRIT MILAZZO Special to The Express BELLEFONTE — If you walk into Jordan Eccher’s room at Bellefonte Area Middle School, it’s set up a little differently than most other classrooms. There are three different areas to support the multiple means of education in his classes. In one ...

New super brings change and opportunities to KCSD

By AVERY HEVERLY For The Express MILL HALL — Keystone Central School District has experienced several changes and welcomed new opportunities throughout the past year since Feb. 1, 2019 when Superintendent Jacquelyn Martin began leading the district. In just the short amount of time that ...

Kliney’s Home Furnishings provides endless possibilities

WOOLRICH — Kliney’s Home Furnishing, at 2311 Woodward Ave., offers their customers many opportunities to customize furniture “just the way you want it.” From tables to recliners and everything in between, Kliney’s offers customizable finishes, tabletop options, shape, edges, size, ...

Diversified Asset Planners makes investing easy

LOCK HAVEN —Investing can be tricky. Diversified Asset Planners makes it easy. At Diversified Asset Planners, or DAP as it is commonly called, they take pride in being able to help those trying to navigate the world of investing. According to its mission statement, DAP offers ...

Of course it’s good. It’s Caris!

LOCK HAVEN — We’ve all had a ham, turkey or roast beef sub, a hamburger or cheeseburger, and french fries, onion rings or mozzarella sticks. Let’s be honest they are the standard offerings at almost every sub or sandwich restaurant,but have you ever had a Cowboy, a John Wayne, a Billy the ...

Nightengale’s — a place where love grows

MILL HALL — Nightengales Personal Care Home is described as “a small, 8-bed, facility that provides individualized personal care to it’s residents. Nightengales specializes in the care and support of individuals with Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. The helpful and friendly staff cater ...

Miller’s Furniture offers exceptional customer service

MILL HALL — Jerry Blanchard has owned and operated Miller’s Furniture of Mill Hall, 3064 Eagle Valley Road, Mill Hall since 1982, which he purchased after managing the store for seven years in the 1970s. During Blanchard’s time, he has reimagined and refocused the store away from its ...

Humble beginnings and hard work pay off

MACKEYVILLE — It was 32 years ago when Grant Miller and his wife Jeanne, started an endeavor which over time would become one of Clinton County’s most successful businesses — the Central Pennsylvania Auto Auction. Located at 41 Airstrip Drive, near the Lock Haven exit off Interstate ...

‘Comfort Closet’ opens at Bucktail Middle/High School

By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express RENOVO — The Bucktail Student Council recently revealed their ‘Comfort Closet’ to the students at Bucktail Area Middle/High School, and it’s likely no one could have quite predicted the instant success of the program designed to get a myriad of ...

Highway Equipment partnership pays off for students, faculty

WILLIAMSPORT – With its hallmark brand of hands-on education in more than 100 career fields, Pennsylvania College of Technology opens a world of possibilities to its students. And for graduates in the college’s heavy construction equipment majors, that fertile ground can be as close as a ...

Davis Insurance is invested in the community

LOCK HAVEN — When it comes to long-standing businesses in Lock Haven, be sure to count the Davis Insurance Agency among them. Davis Insurance Agency has been serving the Lock Haven area for 47 years. It is one of the largest independent agencies in central Pennsylvania and represents more ...

Why Church? —To get ready for eternity!

By PASTOR TIM BOGER For The Express CASTANEA — Why church? Why go? Why give? Why get up on Sunday when it’s my only day to sleep in? Why bother? As a pastor for more than 20 years I have been asked those questions more times than you could ever imagine. To find answers you could ...

Nan’s Donuts taking the area by storm

LOGANTON — How can something made so simply, become so popular? Just ask the employees at Nan’s Donuts. Founded by Joe and Nancy “Nan” Byler, the business began after Nan first started baking and selling her product from the couple’s home. Nan’s Donuts are just homemade ...

LH YMCA getting a makeover

LOCK HAVEN — Change is happening at the Lock Haven Branch YMCA! Renovations and updates are being made throughout the facility that include a lobby makeover, the addition of a personal training room, a more efficient use of space and even some new equipment and classes. The lobby ...

RoseBird Veterinary Center offers quality care for your pet

RoseBird Veterinary Center has been offering quality care for your furry friends since it first opened its doors in 2018. The clinic, owned by Dr. Robert Lewis, VMD and his wife Mary includes their lovely staff , as well as their newest addition, Dr. Andy VanGorder, DVM. The clinic is located ...

Sunset Health Foods—‘Something for everyone’

MILL HALL — One could spend hours in Sunset Health Foods. The store, located at 6104 Nittany Valley Drive in Mill Hall, specializes in health and diet foods. Whether you’re looking for something organic, gluten-free or homemade, chances are that Sunset Health Foods has it. Linda ...

Wayne Township Landfill focuses on three core values

By JAY ALEXANDER Wayne Township Landfill Manager McELHATTAN — Wayne Township Landfill’s core values are safety, compliance, profitability and in that order. SAFETY As we wrap up 2019, our biggest success for the year actually started in 2018 and that was as the end of 2019 ...

Trails and elk bring economic, recreation, tourism opportunities

LOCK HAVEN — The nature of recreation is changing. And that’s a major opportunity for Clinton County, since the bulk of our land is designated specifically for that purpose. “In the past, Clinton County’s economy was heavily bolstered by hunting and fishing,” says Clinton County ...

ECO-MOBILE offers dust-free blasting service

MACKEYVILLE — ECO-MOBILE Blasting and Resurfacing is an environmentally friendly media blasting service aka sand blasting. Eco-Mobile Blasting is a dust-free blasting service that can be done in and around a residential area or around other work being done on busy construction sites. The ...