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Brittany Svoboda

Brittany is the staff writer for The Centre County Gazette.

Articles by Brittany Svoboda

Advocates for homeless prepare outreach efforts before winter's arrival Advocates for homeless prepare outreach efforts before winter's arrival
2 days ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — As the temperatures begin to drop, residents throughout Centre County will feel the pressure to fire up their heating systems. That’s not a luxury, however, that those who are sleeping in their cars or living on the streets have. While many might not realize it, [Read More]
Officials approve agreement to buy more vehicles Officials approve agreement to buy more vehicles
2 days ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — The Centre County Board of Commissioners passed a contract at its Tuesday meeting to bring more cars into the county’s transportation fleet, which will run on compressed natural gas. The commissioners approved a grant agreement between the county and Pennsylvania Department [Read More]
Expo to celebrate, empower women entrepreneurs Expo to celebrate, empower women entrepreneurs
2 days ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Uniting and celebrate intelligent, energetic and inspiring women entrepreneurs in central Pennsylvania will be the focus of the 6th annual Entrepreneurial Women’s Expo slated to take place early next month. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, [Read More]
Fall is Officially Here with a User's Guide to Centre Region Festivals Fall is Officially Here with a User's Guide to Centre Region Festivals
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Brittany Svoboda, Matt Allibone
From leaf peeping to corn mazes and apple harvest celebrations, Central Pennsylvania is awash in fun family affairs at this time of year. We've compiled an exhaustive list of events that you and your kids will enjoy! [Read More]
Fall festivals: A user's guide Fall festivals: A user's guide
4 days ago - Centre County Gazette
A closer look at some of the fall festivals in the area:   ■Sept. 20-28: 61st annual Autumn Leaf Festival, Clarion. Join more than 500,000 people at this nine-day award-winning spectacle hosted by Clarion Chamber of Business and Industry and sponsored by Farmers National Bank. For a [Read More]
Search for ancestry aided by advances in technological tools Search for ancestry aided by advances in technological tools
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — As recently as 10 years ago, discovering family history and genealogy was limited to word of mouth and microfilms. Advances in technology, however, now puts the tools to discover ancestry in the hands of the public almost instantly. User-friendly websites such as [Read More]
Program helps female business owners grow companies Program helps female business owners grow companies
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Female business owners in Centre or Clearfield counties who want to take their businesses to the next level are encouraged to apply for a new yearlong program. AthenaPowerLink is designed to increase growth and profitability of a business with the help of a board of advisers [Read More]
Officials: Make safety a top priority during Penn State football weekends Officials: Make safety a top priority during Penn State football weekends
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — As fall and football season descend upon central Pennsylvania, many will converge on the area to celebrate the Penn State Nittany Lions as they take on Big Ten and other rivals through November. “Activity will increase based on the activity of the community,” said [Read More]
Officials pass variety of community outreach contracts Officials pass variety of community outreach contracts
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — As the Centre County board of commissioners approved or renewed a series of contracts for children and youth services, adult services and mental health/intellectual disabilities/early intervention, ranging from $500 to more than $1 million, at its meeting on Sept. 2, officials [Read More]
Food safety issues can be a matter of life and death Food safety issues can be a matter of life and death
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — As the school year begins and family schedules get busier, thinking about food safety might seem moot. September is National Food Safety Education Month, though, and discussing the importance of safe food practices can be a matter of life or death. “There are a lot of [Read More]
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