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Geoff Rushton, statecollege.com

Geoff Rushton, statecollege.com

Articles by Geoff Rushton, statecollege.com

Special Olympics PA to celebrate 50th summer games; volunteers still needed Special Olympics PA to celebrate 50th summer games; volunteers still needed
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Special Olympics Pennsylvania will hosts its 50th annual Summer Games June 6-8 at Penn State's University Park, bringing together more than 2,000 athletes and 750 coaches from across the Commonwealth to compete in eight sports. But the largest event of its kind in the state [Read More]
Gilkes named Coach of the Year, 3 Little Lions earn all-state honors Gilkes named Coach of the Year, 3 Little Lions earn all-state honors
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
After capturing the PIAA Class AAA championship last weekend, State College boys outdoor track and field picked up several all-state honors on May 31. Artie Gilkes was named boys Coach of the Year by the Pennsylvania Track and Field Coaches Association. Penn State-bound seniors Lance [Read More]
New hotel coming to College Township New hotel coming to College Township
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Construction will soon begin on a new Holiday Inn in College Township. The hotel will be located at 1414 Dreibelbis Street, on the currently empty parcel between Sam's Club and the Stocker auto dealerships. Holiday Inn University Park will be a 63,000-square-foot, [Read More]
Visitors bureau selects agency to lead major rebranding initiative Visitors bureau selects agency to lead major rebranding initiative
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — In what it called "a major step toward its goal of attracting more visitors to Centre County," the Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau has hired a creative agency to lead a rebranding of both the organization and the area as a tourist destination. [Read More]
Centre Gives raises another record total for local nonprofits Centre Gives raises another record total for local nonprofits
5 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Another year, another record-breaking effort by the Centre County community in support of local nonprofits. Centre Gives, Centre Foundation's annual 36-hour online giving event, saw community members give 9,503 gifts totaling $1,441,885 between 8 a.m. on May 14 [Read More]
Craft beverage expo, Beatlemania coming to Bellefonte Craft beverage expo, Beatlemania coming to Bellefonte
8 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — With the annual Bellefonte Cruise drawing thousands of visitors, Father's Day weekend is already a busy one each year in downtown Bellefonte. This year there will be even more to add to the festivities. The Central PA Tasting Trail will host its third annual Summer Craft Beverage Exp [Read More]
Cantorna awaiting evidence test results in police shooting investigation Cantorna awaiting evidence test results in police shooting investigation
10 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — Centre County District Attorney Bernie Cantorna on April 9 released an update on the investigation into the death of State College resident Osaze Osagie, who was shot and killed by borough police on March 20. [Read More]
Pa. Superior Court orders re-sentencing for Sandusky Pa. Superior Court orders re-sentencing for Sandusky
19 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
A Pennsylvania Superior Court panel on Feb. 5 denied Jerry Sandusky a new trial but ordered that his sentencing be vacated and a new one be imposed. [Read More]
Barbara Palmer remembered for ‘generosity of spirit’ Barbara Palmer remembered for ‘generosity of spirit’
21 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Barbara Raeder Palmer, whose philanthropic impact can be seen in the Penn State art museum that bears her name and throughout the Centre Region, died on Sunday, Jan. 20, at the age of 93. [Read More]
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