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Connie Cousins

Connie Cousins covers Centre County for the Gazette.

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NVS 'Remarkable Kids' Concert to Feature Young Violinist NVS 'Remarkable Kids' Concert to Feature Young Violinist
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
"Seventeen-year-old high school senior Raina Arnett began playing violin at age four, convincing her mom to buy one for her after spending months parading around her house with two chopsticks pretending to play them as a violin," says Jinbo. [Read More]
NVS 'Remarkable Kids' concert to feature young violinist NVS 'Remarkable Kids' concert to feature young violinist
3 days ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — If you are planning a trip somewhere to escape the winter’s cold, you should try and wait until after Sunday, Jan. 25. On that day at 4 p.m., the Nittany Valley Symphony will hold its family concert, “Remarkable Kids,” in the Mount Nittany Middle School [Read More]
Skin care and fitness are vital needs Skin care and fitness are vital needs
3 days ago - Centre County Gazette
This week in the Women’s Corner, I will address the issue of women’s skin care. At this time of year, everyone’s skin suffers from the heat inside and the cold outside. What can we do to prevent our skin from drying out? “First and foremost,” said Dr. Stacy Klepeiss, a [Read More]
Museum's 'First Sunday' events prove to be delightful Museum's 'First Sunday' events prove to be delightful
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — Attending a First Sunday Opening Reception at the Bellefonte Art Museum is always a delight, and the reception for the shows that opened on Jan. 4 was no disappointment. As always, the galleries held an arresting variety of artists’ works. Just inside the museum's entryway [Read More]
Women scrap together new business Women scrap together new business
4 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Stop into Scraps and Skeins at 2790 W. College Ave. in State College to see what an idea and a few people’s ambitions have brought to fruition. The new store is set to open on Thursday, Jan. 22. Ellen Campbell, an avid knitter and quilter, was visiting Ithaca, N.Y., a [Read More]
Area groups provide Christmas to less fortunate Area groups provide Christmas to less fortunate
5 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — On Dec. 19, a large group of volunteers gathered at Mountain View Country Club to fill containers with food, arrange coats, shoes and other items, and line up boxes and boxes of toys. All this effort was being made to prepare for the Toys for Tots distribution to deserving [Read More]
Plenty of local options available for last-minute shoppers Plenty of local options available for last-minute shoppers
5 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
There are some people for whom the only way to shop is in a last-minute flying frenzy. They are just wired that way. If you're one of those people, take note of a few local stores where you can score unique and thoughtful gifts. You might not normally consider an antique store a place do holiday [Read More]
Out and about in Bellefonte: Lyons Kennels owner has big heart Out and about in Bellefonte: Lyons Kennels owner has big heart
6 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — Gerald Lyons never forgets where he came from. “The Marines changed my life,” said Lyons, owner of Lyons Kennels in Bellefonte. I arranged an interview with Lyons to find out what, if anything, he had planned for the Christmas holidays in the way of discounts, sales [Read More]
Little Free Library sites pop up in Centre County Little Free Library sites pop up in Centre County
7 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — As a way to promote literacy in the community, the Bellefonte Women’s Club has joined the Little Free Library movement. In 2009, Todd Bol, of Hudson, Wis., built a model of a one-room schoolhouse as a tribute to his mother, a former schoolteacher. He filled it with books [Read More]
Yuletide activitides will usher in holiday season Yuletide activitides will usher in holiday season
7 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — Driving toward the Centre County Courthouse on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, I noticed the Christmas tree at the point was decorated and Santa’s house stood ready. Only a few bundled-up people were out walking, but starting Friday, Dec. 12, through Sunday, Dec. 14, that [Read More]
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