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Marjorie Miller

Staff Writer at The Centre County Gazette

Articles by Marjorie Miller

Incoming Penn State freshmen hiked, camped in state forests Incoming Penn State freshmen hiked, camped in state forests
328 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
PETERSBURG — About 240 incoming Penn State freshmen traded in their cell phones for canoes earlier this month for a weeklong backpacking trip in Rothrock, Moshannon and Bald Eagle state forests. Part of Penn State’s ORION Wilderness Experience, the students spend five days backpacking, [Read More]
Medical centers make transition, partnerships to improve sharing of information Medical centers make transition, partnerships to improve sharing of information
329 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
(Editor’s note: This is part two in a two-part series, “The future of health care in rural areas: plugging in to branch out.” Gazette staff writer Marjorie S. Miller takes a look at what our region’s health facilities are doing to connect to the patient and stay current in an [Read More]
Centre County United Way reveals 2013 campaign goal Centre County United Way reveals 2013 campaign goal
329 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BOALSBURG — The Centre County United Way announced Monday at its annual campaign kickoff that 25 percent of its 2013 goal has been reached. Held at Tussey Mountain in Boalsburg, the Aug. 19 event featured dinner and remarks from Centre County United Way staff and volunteers, and the reveal of [Read More]
State College Team Forming for 'Take Steps' Walk State College Team Forming for 'Take Steps' Walk
329 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Marjorie Miller
Baumgarten’s son Cory was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in his small bowel when he was 12 years old. Since then he has undergone surgery and has been on numerous medications, she said. [Read More]
Health care providers ‘wired’ to enhance care Health care providers ‘wired’ to enhance care
330 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
(Editor's note: This is part one in a two-part series, “The future of healthcare in rural areas: plugging in to branch out.” Gazette staff writer Marjorie S. Miller takes a look at what our region’s health facilities are doing to connect to the patient and stay current in an [Read More]
Local team forming for Altoona Take Steps walk Local team forming for Altoona Take Steps walk
330 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Today there’s no cure for Crohn’s disease, which is why one local woman will walk this fall to raise awareness and funds for an illness that has affected her family for more than a decade. State College resident Heather Baumgarten is forming a local team to [Read More]
Back to School: Pediatrician Recommends Trip to Doctor Before Start of School Year Back to School: Pediatrician Recommends Trip to Doctor Before Start of School Year
331 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Marjorie Miller
“All of these vaccines are safe and well-tolerated and are very important in keeping your children and the children around them free of these preventable diseases. Any vaccine can have potential side effects, and if any do occur, these are typically mild and short-lived.” [Read More]
Penn State’s RN to B.S. in Nursing through VLN provides opportunities for rural students Penn State’s RN to B.S. in Nursing through VLN provides opportunities for rural students
331 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Nursing graduates in rural areas looking to advance their education now have another option, thanks to a developing blended approach to learning. With the RN to B.S. in Nursing program delivered through the Penn State Video Learning network, adult learners across the state [Read More]
The Silver Spurs: Seniors Dance Group Still Going Strong The Silver Spurs: Seniors Dance Group Still Going Strong
332 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Marjorie Miller
“Another positive aspect of line dancing is that partners are not required,” Mulhatten said. “Laughter is often the best medicine and learning to line dance generates lots and lots of laughter.” [Read More]
Silver and Strong Silver and Strong
332 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Their dance list contains roughly 130 routines. They’ve performed in State College, Centre Hall, Bellefonte, Boalsburg and Pleasant Gap. They’re the Silver Spurs, a line dance group based out of the Centre Region Senior Center, and they’ve been grooving for [Read More]
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