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Brittany Svoboda

Brittany is the staff writer for The Centre County Gazette.

Articles by Brittany Svoboda

Historic train car set for restoration Historic train car set for restoration
3 days ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — Last week, restoration of one of the only remaining Budd Rail Diesel Cars in Pennsylvania began, capping several years of planning. When completed it will be one of two operational cars of its kind in the commonwealth. Three years ago, the Bellefonte Historical Railroad Society [Read More]
Commissioners approve new spending plan Commissioners approve new spending plan
3 days ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — The Centre County board of commissioners approved the 2015 county budget in the amount of $80,890,246 at its Dec. 16 meeting. The tentative budget was passed on Nov. 18. Since then, according to Denise Elbell, director of financial management, nothing in next year’s budget [Read More]
Holiday Worship Directory Holiday Worship Directory
3 days ago - Centre County Gazette
Calvary 1250 1250 University Drive, State College Christmas Eve: 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.   Calvary Gray’s Woods Gray’s Woods Elementary 160 Brackenbourne Drive, Port Matilda Christmas Eve: 4 p.m.   Calvary Warriors Mark 4976 Camp Kanesatake Lane, Spruce [Read More]
Campaign to Fund Assistance Programs Underway Campaign to Fund Assistance Programs Underway
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Brittany Svoboda
“Our organization has always been about helping people,” Donahue says. All donations made on Sunday, Dec. 14, will be matched by a group of community community members up to $900. [Read More]
Commissioners receive bids for Temple Court project Commissioners receive bids for Temple Court project
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — The Centre County board of commissioners heard bids for phase two of the Temple Court Building project at their Dec. 9 meeting. Nine bids were submitted for the project by the 4 p.m. deadline on Dec. 8. Each bid was between $3.1 million and $3.9 million. The following companies [Read More]
Philipsburg sees rebound in economy Philipsburg sees rebound in economy
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
PHILIPSBURG — When the economy spiraled downward several years ago, industry as a whole suffered greatly. And the Moshannon Valley area, tucked in the west corner of Centre County, was no stranger to this suffering. “The phones got quiet,” said Steve LaFuria, executive director of [Read More]
Holiday Worship Directory Holiday Worship Directory
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
Calvary 1250 1250 University Drive, State College Cookie Sale: Saturday, Dec. 13, 8 a.m. to noon Christmas Eve: 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.   Calvary Gray’s Woods Gray’s Woods Elementary 160 Brackenbourne Drive, Port Matilda Christmas Eve: 4 p.m.   Calvary Warriors [Read More]
Campaign to fund assistance programs underway Campaign to fund assistance programs underway
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — For most, the holidays elicit the desire to give gifts and spend time with loved ones. Many people, however, also find themselves wanting to share with those they don't know, either by donating money or volunteering their time. At several locations in State College, Interfaith [Read More]
Bellefonte chamber looks to 2015 Bellefonte chamber looks to 2015
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — The Bellefonte Intervalley Chamber of Commerce might be the place to look for visitors to the area seeking some direction, businesses interested in reaching more people or community members wanting to become more engaged. As 2015 nears, the chamber looks to strengthen its [Read More]
Commissioners approve heating grant agreement Commissioners approve heating grant agreement
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — The final measures to help county residents in need heat their homes through a grant program are in place. The Centre County board of commissioners approved the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Fund agreement at its meeting on Dec. 2. The fund [Read More]
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