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Connie Cousins

Connie Cousins covers Centre County for the Gazette.

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Central PA 4th Fest: A Tradition
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Central PA 4th Fest: A Tradition
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
Since 1927, there has been a Fourth of July celebration in Centre County, according to the 4thFest website. At that time the Alpha Fire Company put on a carnival that continued, along with a parade, for the next 50 years. The State College Sunrise Kiwanis Club kept it going through the 1990s. [Read More]
Tradition endures at Central PA 4th Fest Tradition endures at Central PA 4th Fest
2 days ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — The Central PA 4th Fest is billed as a day-long, family-oriented, patriotic birthday party. In reality, it's much more than that. Starting off the day, which falls on a Saturday this year, the Firecracker 4K expects to have more than last year's 1,100 entries. The race [Read More]
Plenty of Great Summer Reads for Women
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Plenty of Great Summer Reads for Women
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
It's time for backyard barbecues, afternoons at the pool or a vacation — complete with beach or mountains. Some women long to get up to their necks in a mystery, while others abhor dead bodies and clues and opt for a good romance set in a far off country. [Read More]
Plenty of great summer reads available for women Plenty of great summer reads available for women
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
Summer is a time of sunshine, longer days and hopefully, more free time. It’s time for backyard barbecues, afternoons at the pool or vacations at the beach or mountains. Most women, no matter the type of vacation, look forward to time to read. The average woman doesn’t want to read [Read More]
Summer events abound at the Bellefonte Art Museum Summer events abound at the Bellefonte Art Museum
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — A variety of events, for both members and the public, will be heating up the summer at the Bellefonte Art Museum, located at 133 N. Allegheny St. in Bellefonte. If you are a member of the Bellefonte Art Museum, there is a tea party planned for 6 p.m. on Friday, June 19, at [Read More]
Culinary Week Delights the Taste Buds Culinary Week Delights the Taste Buds
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
Are you hungry, Happy Valley? Then get your taste buds ready, because the third annual Happy Valley Culinary Week is coming soon. It's a seven-day celebration of the art of cooking, local foods and the chefs who prepare them. [Read More]
Farmers Markets score big in State College Area
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Farmers Markets score big in State College Area
5 weeks 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
6 weeks 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?'
7 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
8 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]
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