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Pennsylvania eases mask mandate for vaccinated people

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania has eased its mask mandate to allow people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to gather with other vaccinated people without masks or social distancing, state health officials said Monday. The new rules also apply to vaccinated people gathering with ...

Bar service to resume April 4 as Gov. Wolf eases restrictions

As COVID-19 cases have declined and vaccination rates are climbing, Governor Tom Wolf today announced the lifting of some targeted restrictions on restaurants and other businesses, as well as increased gathering limits. Effective April 4, restaurants may resume bar service; alcohol service ...

Police: Active shooter incident in Renovo, residents asked to stay indoors

RENOVO - The Renovo Police Department is asking borough residents to stay indoors and shelter in place due to an active shooter incident in the borough. The department shared the following statement on social media Tuesday morning: "Everyone please shelter indoors. Active incident within ...

Active shooter incident reported in Renovo, residents asked to stay indoors

RENOVO - The Renovo Police Department is asking borough residents to stay indoors and shelter in place due to an active shooter incident in the borough. The department shared the following statement on social media Tuesday morning: "Everyone please shelter indoors. Active incident within ...

UPDATE: Active shooter suspect detained by police

RENOVO - An active shooter suspect has been detained by law enforcement in Renovo Borough, Clinton County Emergency Services reported Tuesday morning. The shelter in place has been lifted for all borough residents. The report comes less than an hour after the Renovo Police Department and ...

Arrest made in Woodward Twp homicide

WOODWARD TOWNSHIP - Pennsylvania State Police have arrested Brian St. John, III, of Woodward Township, on charges of criminal homicide, aggravated assault and recklessly endangering another Person. State Police responded to a reported shooting at 330 Brewery Hollow Road at approximately ...

Coroner: Beech Creek man died of ‘close contact gunshot wound’

LOCK HAVEN - One local young man is dead and another is charged with criminal homicide following a shooting on Friday night. Jakob Lee Haines, 21, of Beech Creek, was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident by Clinton County Coroner Zach Hanna, who said Haines died of a "close contact ...

Arrest made in Woodward Twp homicide

WOODWARD TOWNSHIP - Pennsylvania State Police have arrested Brian St. John, III, of Woodward Township, on charges of criminal homicide, aggravated assault and recklessly endangering another Person. State Police responded to a reported shooting at 330 Brewery Hollow Road at approximately 8:30 ...

Man, 21, dies from gunshot; suspect in custody

LOCKPORT - A 21 year-old Beech Creek man is dead and another another man is in jail. Jakob Lee Haines died of a single gunshot wound at a private residence at 330 Brewery Hill Road in Woodward Township, Clinton County, on Friday night. State police from Troop F in Montoursville said a known ...

DA seeks death penalty in murder of 9-year-old

LOCK HAVEN - Clinton County District Attorney David Strouse has filed formal notice that he intends to seek the death penalty against Jamie Lynne Jackson for the murder of 9-year-old Anson Stover in November. Strouse filed a Notice of Aggravating Circumstances in the case of Commonwealth v. ...

Fire crews battle blaze in Rauchtown home

PHOTO PROVIDED Fire crews were called to a fire at 3297 Rauchtown Road, Jersey Shore in Crawford Township around 11 a.m. Thursday morning. It was reported that the fire may have originated on the second floor of the home. Further information will be available in Friday's edition of The Express.

PennDOT: Vehicle restrictions placed on I-80 starting at 6 p.m. tonight

HARRISBURG - Vehicle restrictions will be placed on Interstate 80 beginning at 6 p.m. tonight due to potential icy conditions through much of the state, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT). These Tier 1 restrictions will remain in place until conditions ...

City council updated on sale of Dickey Elementary

LOCK HAVEN - The sale of the former Dickey Elementary School will hopefully become a reality soon. Jeff Johnston, Keystone Central School District board member, updated Lock Haven City Council on how the district plans to sell the property. Johnston said an outdoor auction will be held on ...

Dr. Bashar Hanna named LHU interim president

LOCK HAVEN­ - Dr. Bashar Hanna has been selected to serve as interim president of Lock Haven University, starting today. Hanna succeeds President Robert Pignatello, who is joining the Office of the Chancellor as senior advisor for integration strategy, focusing on workforce development and ...

LH issues Snow Emergency

LOCK HAVEN - Under the provisions of Subsection 380-85 of the Code of the City of Lock Haven, on-street parking is prohibited in certain areas of downtown Lock Haven until Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 4 p.m. on the following streets: - East Main from First Street to Henderson Street. - East Church ...

Snow delays delivery; Express office to close

The Express community newspaper has suspended delivery of its print edition this morning due to deteriorating road conditions. Carriers and haulers who were unable to make delivery due to snowy, slippery roads and associated hazards will deliver today's papers tomorrow. Of course, to ...

Vehicle accidents close Renovo Road

LOCK HAVEN - Two vehicle accidents that took place Thursday morning on Renovo Road have closed the highway from just outside Lock Haven to Hyner indefinitely. Both accidents took place around 11 a.m. The first was reported in the 1100 block near the 40&8 Club #903, 1098 Renovo Road. ...

Clinton up 20; Centre adds 130 new COVID-19 cases

New coronavirus numbers locally and statewide saw a jump compared to this weekend's numbers. On Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reported that Clinton County added 20 cases of COVID-19, 10 more than were reported on Saturday. Its total now stands at 2,437. Centre County added 130 ...

LH police investigate accidental shooting

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven City Police are continuing an investigation into an accidental shooting death that occurred at about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday at a Youngs Avenue residence. Lock Haven City Police Chief Kristin Smith said the investigation is still underway and declined to give further ...