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Brittany Svoboda

Brittany is the staff writer for The Centre County Gazette.

Articles by Brittany Svoboda

Chief talks drugs, crime Chief talks drugs, crime
21 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Patton Township Chief of Police John Petrick discussed some harsh realities of the community with members of the Patton Township Business Association at a meeting on Feb. 25. “Drugs are out there,” he said, adding that it’s not just street drugs, like [Read More]
County Commissioners Support 911 Funding Reform County Commissioners Support 911 Funding Reform
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Brittany Svoboda
In 2015, taxpayers will dish out more than $1 million to help fund the county's emergency communications, Neff says, about a half a million more than they contributed in 2002. "Essentially the language that started the funding stream for 911 is outdated and needs to be reformed," Pipe says. [Read More]
3-D printing becoming community venture 3-D printing becoming community venture
22 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — At the forefront of the conversation in technology is additive manufacturing, better known as 3-D printing. Naturally, Penn State is a leading innovator with its state-of-the-art research lab, but 3-D printing has also taken form in an area business and school district as a [Read More]
County Commissioners support 911 funding reform County Commissioners support 911 funding reform
22 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — Emergency funding isn’t in a crisis mode yet, but Centre County emergency communications and 911 Director Dale Neff said it soon will be if there isn’t reform in legislation as soon as this year. Current legislation, which dates back to the 1990s, is based off of [Read More]
Women's Corner: Q&A with Cheryl Johnson Women's Corner: Q&A with Cheryl Johnson
22 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
As the executive director for the Private Industry Council of Centre County, Cheryl Johnson knows the importance of workforce development throughout the I-99 corridor. Due to Johnson’s efforts for the past 22 years, PICCC is a leader in meeting the employment and training needs for both [Read More]
Bus wraps here to stay Bus wraps here to stay
23 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — By popular demand, the giant, moving advertisements on CATA buses will become a permanent staple in the Centre region. For the past year, area residents have been treated to the exterior wrap advertisements on select buses as part of a trail for a new revenue source for the [Read More]
Youth Fair will feature opportunities for children in Centre Region Youth Fair will feature opportunities for children in Centre Region
23 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The following article has been updated to reflect the new date and time for the Summer Youth Fair. It has been rescheduled due to inclement weather. STATE COLLEGE — Like most area residents, you're probably still be worried about the next snow storm, all the while counting down the days until [Read More]
Temple Court project moving forward Temple Court project moving forward
23 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — After months of construction, phase one of the Temple Court Building project is wrapping up and phase two will soon begin, according to the Centre County board of commissioners. At its Feb. 17 meeting, the board approved a contract with Caliber Contracting Services Inc. to [Read More]
Depression in adolescents brought to the forefront Depression in adolescents brought to the forefront
23 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — The pressures of a changing body and new stressors could lead to depression in children and adolescence and affect their academic and social engagement as well as development if left unaddressed. Jeanne Knouse, director of learning enrichment, gifted support and student [Read More]
Project to Improve Route 322 at Potters Mills Gap Set to Begin Project to Improve Route 322 at Potters Mills Gap Set to Begin
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany Svoboda
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation estimates that each day 13,000 vehicles travel the 3.75-mile "gap," which is formed by Triester and Kohler mountains. That number climbs to 20,000 during Penn State home football game weekends. [Read More]
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