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LH mayor declares state of emergency

LOCK HAVEN - Lock Haven City Mayor Joel Long signed a Declaration of a State of Emergency for the city which will not effect private businesses, only city operations. It will be in effect from now until April 5 at the earliest. The declaration comes only days after council canceled its regular ...

Latest virus numbers in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Health this morning (8:15 a.m. 3-17) said there were 76 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Keystone State. That's the same as reported Monday, but up from 63 confirmed cases as of this past Sunday. Counties impacted to date include: Allegheny: 5 Bucks: ...

LHU extends remote learning through rest of semester

Update on LHU'S Response to COVID-19 from Lock Haven University President Rob Pignatello - March 17, 2020 Dear Campus Community, The past several weeks have been a time of incredible challenge and uncertainty. We are committed to making decisions that are in the best interest of our Haven ...

UPMC limiting visitors

For the safety of patients and staff, and to lower their likelihood of exposure to any illness including COVID-19, UPMC facilities in the Susquehanna region are temporarily limiting visitors and restricting volunteers at facilities across the region. UPMC facilities have signs asking visitors ...

Gov. Wolf orders statewide shutdown of non-essential businesses

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf extended a shutdown order to the entire state of Pennsylvania in an effort to halt the spread of the coronavirus, he said Monday. Wolf had already called for nonessential government offices to close and nonessential business activity to end in four ...

Canceled events in our area

LOCK HAVEN - The following cancellations have been reported to The Express. - The Clinton County Economic Partnership Membership meeting for Wednesday, March 18, has been canceled. - The Pennsylvania Game Commission closed all offices to the public for at least two weeks. - The ...

Official Statement Regarding COVID-19 from The New Love Center

JERSEY SHORE - The New Love Center Board & Staff have been closely following the situation regarding COVID-19 (also known as Coronavirus). The health and safety of our clientele and volunteers is our number one priority and we are not taking this situation lightly. We have been working ...

Lock Haven City Hall closed until April 6

LOCK HAVEN - Due to Governor Tom Wolf's declaration of a statewide shutdown, Monday, March 16 City Council meeting will be postponed. The next possible date for City Council will be April 6, 2020 if the statewide shutdown is lifted. City Hall and the Second Avenue garage will be closed to ...

PLCB to close liquor stores at 9 p.m. Tuesday

From Pennlive Fine Wine and Good Spirits locations in Pennsylvania will close until further notice at 9 p.m. on Tuesday night, while online sales will end at 5 p.m. on Monday night. The news comes hours after Gov. Tom Wolf announced a shutdown of many of the state's non-essential businesses ...

Gov. Wolf orders schools closed for 2 weeks

By MARC LEVY and MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. — Gov. Tom Wolf is ordering the closure of all schools in Pennsylvania for two weeks, as the state takes sweeping measures aimed at slowing the spread of the new coronavirus. The order affecting more than 1.7 million school ...

KCSD board votes to close Dickey Elementary

MILL HALL -­ In a 7-2 vote Thursday night the Keystone Central School Board voted to close Dickey Elementary School. Board members Roger Elling and Polly Donahay were the lone no votes after passionately arguing for the school to remain open. The remaining members, except Tracy Smith, also ...

Gov. Wolf confirms 2 cases of coronavirus in Pa.

HARRISBURG (AP) - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf said the state has confirmed its first 2 coronavirus cases. Wolf said the state's first two cases of coronavirus have been identified, one in Delaware County and one in Wayne County. The two people are quarantined in their homes, Wolf ...

Maria Garlick to be sentenced April 13

LOCK HAVEN - Former Clinton County United Way Director, Maria Garlick has entered guilty pleas to the theft of more than $21,000 from the agency in the Clinton County Court of Common Pleas. President Judge Craig P. Miller conducted a lengthy colloquy of Garlick, who appeared alongside her ...

City offers $500 reward for information about Hoberman vandalism

LOCK HAVEN - The city is offering a $500 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the people responsible for causing significant damage to playground equipment at Hoberman Park. Lock Haven City Police were notified of the damage to the slide portion of the equipment ...

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati announces retirement

BROCKWAY - Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) today announced his retirement from the Pennsylvania Senate at the end of his 5th term in office. Senator Scarnati represents the 25th Senatorial District, which includes Cameron, Clinton, Elk, Jefferson, McKean, Potter and Tioga ...

Winter Weather Advisory issued

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for certain counties in Central Pennsylvania due to mixed precipitation through Thursday morning. The National Weather Service says total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations of a glaze to one tenth of an inch are forecast, mostly ...

It’s going to get icy

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory effective through Thursday morning. The advisory starts around 7 Wednesday night as a storm approaches from the southwest. Central and North-central Pennsylvania are in store for mixed precipitation - ice, sleet and snow - ...

Borowicz to seek nomination for second term

From staff reports McELHATTAN ­ State Rep. Stephanie Borowicz (R-Clinton/Centre) has announced she is seeking the Republication nomination for a second term in the 76th Legislative District of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives in the May primary election.

29 alleged drug dealers arrested in Clinton County drug bust

From Staff Reports LOCK HAVEN - Clinton County District Attorney Dave Strouse and the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General announced the arrest of 29 alleged drug dealers operating in Clinton County. The arrests this morning are the culmination of a year-long cooperative ...

KC-SVRCS hearing delayed; charter renewal near

MILL HALL - KC Superintendent Jacquelyn Martin released the following statement this morning. "For the past three weeks members of the KCSD Board of Directors and administration have been meeting with members of the SVRCS Board of Trustees and administrators to find a compromise in their ...