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Ross Library receives donations

LOCK HAVEN - The following donations were received at the Ross Library.In memory of: Michael Brady from Bob and Cis Larsen; Jacque Bryerton from Judith Walker; Dr. Jeannette Cruse from Randall and Betty Schantz, Frances Decker; Caroline Eiseman from The Galitski and Geise Families; Rosemary ...

Bike rodeo

The Lock Haven Police Department hosted a bicycle rodeo at Robb Elementary School on May 28 and many children showed up and went through a bicycle safety course, had their bicycles inspected by The Bike Gallery of Lock Haven and had their helmets fitted by police officers. City residents also ...

Dion Furfaro becomes Eagle Scout

BELLEFONTE - Dion Furfaro, of Buffalo Run Valley Boy Scout Troop 370, recently received his Eagle Scout Award in a ceremony at St. John Lutheran Church.Son of Darrell and Judith Furfaro of Bellefonte, he is a senior at Bellefonte Area High School and plans to study geoscience at Penn State ...

Local briefs

Author to speak about German historyLOCK HAVEN - Local historian and author Bruce Teeple will be speaking on Sunday, June 12 at 2 p.m. at the former German Lutheran Church, 352 E. Water St. in Lock Haven.His topics are History and Meaning of Pennsylvania German Family Names and History of ...

Around the Town

Good dayTo Carly Manganello of Lock Haven.Word of the dayArgot (AR-go or AR-got) - A more or less secret vocabulary and idiom peculiar to a particular group.Quote of the day"It is the nurse that the child first hears, and her words that he will first attempt to imitate."-QuintilianChicken ...

State briefs

Centre woman again seeks new trial in husband's deathSTATE COLLEGE (AP) - A central Pennsylvania woman is again seeking a new trial in the 2009 murder of her husband, a father of four.The Centre Daily Times says a hearing is scheduled June 13 in Centre County to consider arguments that ...

Penn State appeals denial of coverage for Sandusky claims

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Penn State wants permission to appeal a judge's ruling denying it insurance coverage for certain child sexual abuse claims related to former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.The Legal Intelligencer said Monday university lawyers filed a motion last week seeking an ...

Edith Elizabeth (Standal) Kiycheff

Edith Elizabeth Kiycheff, 93, of Lock Haven, went home to be with the Lord on June 5, 2016.Edith was born on June 19, 1922, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Ben and Edna Standal. She was the third of six children.Edith served her family and country with love and devotion. Edith enlisted in the United ...

Funerals

LUTZ - Coy Michael Lutz of Howard died May 28, 2016. Funeral services, 11 a.m. today, Beech Creek Wesleyan Church, 217 Main St. Viewing, 4- 8 p.m. at the church.BIERLY - Alice K. Bierly, 97, of Jersey Shore, died June 1, 2016. Life Tribute services, 10 a.m. today, Crossroads Community Church, ...

Police news — Tuesday, June 7

Simple assaultSPRING MILLS - State police at Rockview are investigating an alleged simple assault of a man from Spring Mills by another man from Uniontown. Police did not name the two.The incident occurred on June 4 in the Meadows, Potter Township, Centre County, when the victim attempted to ...

Emergency services — June 7

The region's emergency services departments and communications centers reported the following incidents:SUNDAYr At 3:41 a.m., Lock Haven Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at 300 Foundation Drive. The call was cleared at 4 a.m.r At 4:40 a.m., Lamar Township Volunteer Fire Co. responded ...

Wolf won’t predict new budget timeline

By MARK SCOLFOROAssociated PressHARRISBURG - Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to work in Harrisburg on Monday with just weeks left to avert a repeat of last year's budget fiasco, a process that wasn't resolved until Gov. Tom Wolf let budget legislation become law without his signature in March ...

Yellen’s view of economy: Solid with uncertainties

By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics WriterWASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen went out of her way Monday to stress that the U.S. economy appears fundamentally solid.The job market has rebounded. Consumer spending is picking up along with confidence. Higher home prices have lifted ...

More in GOP scold Trump: Stop talking about judge

By LAURIEKELLMANAssociated Press WriterWASHINGTON - Republicans roundly scolded their own presidential candidate Monday, demanding Donald Trump apologize for - and just stop - talking about the ethnic background and impartiality of the American judge overseeing a lawsuit against Trump ...

Prosecutor: No charges against boy’s mother in gorilla shooting case

By DAN SEWELLAssociated PressCINCINNATI - A prosecutor Monday announced no charges will be brought against the mother of the little boy who got into the gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo, saying the 3-year-old "just scampered off" as children sometimes do.The killing of a 400-pound gorilla ...

Vets, families remember D-Day landings

By FRANCOIS MORIAssociated PressCOLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France - Proud veterans in their 90s and families of fallen soldiers are commemorating the epochal D-Day invasion of Normandy 72 years ago that helped the Allies vanquish Hitler.They held small ceremonies and moments of remembrance Monday ...

In unity, Christians renovate tomb together

By DANIELABERRETTAAssociated PressJERUSALEM - A team of experts began a historic renovation on Monday at the spot where Christians believe Jesus was buried, overcoming longstanding religious rivalries to carry out the first repairs at the site in more than 200 years.The project is focused on ...

Sugar Valley graduates 14 in Class of 2016

By JIM RUNKLEjrunkle@lockhaven.comLOGANTON - The sky threatened to open up with a downpour Monday evening for the 15th annual commencement exercises at Sugar Valley Rural Charter School.Luckily for the 14 members of the graduating class and the crowd that arrived to celebrate their special day, ...

Tiger Den not in Summer Rec Program

By WENDY STIVERwstiver@lockhaven.comLOCK HAVEN - School is out and so are the kids.The Summer Recreation Program starts June 20 with paid supervisors providing activities in certain playgrounds.The Tiger Den, across from Weis market, will not be one of those playgrounds.The Tiger Den Playground ...

A ‘Superhero President?’ Dream on

By NATHAN BENEFIELDIf the thought of Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump in the Oval Office frightens you, you're not alone. Polling suggests Clinton would be the second-most disliked presidential nominee ever - trailing only Trump. Almost two-thirds of voters say neither is "honest" or ...