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Connie Cousins

Connie Cousins covers Centre County for the Gazette.

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Farmers Markets score big in State College Area
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Farmers Markets score big in State College Area
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
It is wonderful to have the markets starting up again and most everyone I know enjoys selecting fresh produce. The Buy Fresh/Buy Local (BFBL) movement is well known in Centre County and the Farmers' Markets are partners in that, as are many restaurants, grocers and caterers. [Read More]
Farmers' Markets score big in Centre County Farmers' Markets score big in Centre County
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
AARONSBURG — Scott Case and his wife, Eda, operate Patchwork Farms, located at 476 Jackson Hill Road in Aaronsburg. They transport their produce to the farmers' markets in State College and Boalsburg. “We are the second generation to operate the farm and it’s been 24 years since [Read More]
Mature Lifestyles: 'I'm retired. How can I help?' Mature Lifestyles: 'I'm retired. How can I help?'
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
When you are planning to retire, thoughts of sleeping late, taking long vacations and having no particular schedule fill your mind. The reality, at least among many of the retired folks I know, is very different. With few exceptions, the retired are busy doing jobs they love. The only difference [Read More]
A Unique Mother's Day Story
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A Unique Mother's Day Story
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
“Children are the victims and suffer the most,” Brown says. “It is important to give them a home and a chance. The children at the home are not “thrown away” children — they are thrown to us for care and an opportunity to thrive.” [Read More]
'Mama Arlene' leads Rwandan orphanage 'Mama Arlene' leads Rwandan orphanage
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
With Mother’s Day approaching, our thoughts turn to moms and all that they do for us. One former Clearfield woman, Arlene Brown, or “Mama Arlene” as she is known at the Urukundo Home in Rwanda, is mother to 54 children. Brown grew up in Clearfield and spent her early career in [Read More]
Recalling summers gone by ... and looking ahead Recalling summers gone by ... and looking ahead
4 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The few days of warm weather we enjoyed recently were like magnets, drawing people out of their dens. Like bears awakening from hibernation, men and women were walking around their neighborhoods with kids and dogs. One of the vivid pictures in my head when I think of summer is of two barefoot [Read More]
Clean Up, Dig Up and Spruce Up
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Clean Up, Dig Up and Spruce Up
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Connie Cousins
Clearing away leaves, trimming some errant branches and preparing the soil for new plants are all reactions to the spring virus that many catch in April. The local gardening suppliers are waiting to give you advice and fill your orders for seeds, plants or mulch. [Read More]
Scout uncovers Bellefonte's 'Sunnyside' as service project Scout uncovers Bellefonte's 'Sunnyside' as service project
7 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
PLEASANT GAP — Mark Coll, of Pleasant Gap, joined Cub Scouts in elementary school, enjoying camping and the trips his troop took to Canada and other places. He remained an active Scout, passing through all the required ranks. Now, the member of Boy Scout Troop 66 will receive his Eagle Scout [Read More]
Busy women can find many ways to unwind in area Busy women can find many ways to unwind in area
9 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Many women today handle full-time jobs and then spend five or more hours cooking, cleaning and caring for children when they reach home at the end of their workday. (More men are helping in today’s world, but women are still way ahead in number of hours spent in household chores). It is not [Read More]
Area businesses provide tutoring for students Area businesses provide tutoring for students
11 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
A student can be advancing well in school and suddenly reach a stumbling block. It could be a new concept in math or more difficult reading assignments. Sometimes a little help from an older sibling or a parent is enough to get the child back on track. If the student continues to struggle, [Read More]
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