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Michael Martin Garrett, Centre County Gazette

Michael Martin Garrett is a freelance reporter who frequently writes for the Centre County Gazette

Articles by Michael Martin Garrett, Centre County Gazette

Bryce Jordan Construction to be Completed by Penn State Summer Commencement Bryce Jordan Construction to be Completed by Penn State Summer Commencement
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett, Centre County Gazette
Both the building roof and the arena floor are being renovated and replaced. With the help of engineering consultants, they started design work on the roof back in September, “which is pretty short for designing anything for construction.” [Read More]
Moving Along Moving Along
10 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Though the State College High School graduation ceremony this past Saturday had to be moved to the Pegula Ice Arena due to the Bryce Jordan Center construction, the project is on track to be finished by Penn State’s summer commencement on Saturday, Aug. 16. Bernie [Read More]
Winter Still Being Felt in Municipal Budgets Winter Still Being Felt in Municipal Budgets
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett, Centre County Gazette
“With our roads is a different story,” State College Public Works Director Mark Whitfield says. “We got hit pretty hard in terms of damage to the roadway system and degradation of the pavement we have.” [Read More]
College Avenue Construction on Schedule College Avenue Construction on Schedule
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett, Centre County Gazette
“The problem of working without up to date prints is that we never know what we’re going to dig up,” Lichman said. This includes things like stretches of rock, which require use of a rock breaker, and unmarked utility lines, which have to be be worked around ... [Read More]
Seeing Red Seeing Red
11 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — The College Heights Neighborhood Association, after growing tired of repeated traffic violations at the intersection of Atherton Street and Park Avenue, made up their minds to petition the Pennsylvania Legislature to allow State College and other similar municipalities to use [Read More]
Moving Along Moving Along
11 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — The State College Borough Water Authority can’t “come in and totally rip up the town all up year after year,” authority executive director John Lichman said, instead having to carefully plan various important projects across several years that correspond with [Read More]
Harsh Effects Harsh Effects
11 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Accuweather meteorologist Mark Paquette said that last winter started early, when a November ice storm left him without power for two days at his Boalsburg home. Months of colder than usual temperatures and multiple snow or ice events per week followed, leaving a legacy of [Read More]
New Charter School Report Recommends Reform in PA New Charter School Report Recommends Reform in PA
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Michael Martin Garrett, Centre County Gazette
Hutchinson says that the SCASD school board has “by and large … a decent relationship with local charters,” but adds they don’t have access to specifics on how each school spends its tuition funds. [Read More]
Learning Curve Learning Curve
12 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Ongoing conversations in a legislature – like the discussion of charter school reform in Pennsylvania – take a long time, at least in part to how complicated these issues become and the length of time it takes lawmakers to properly address them. Charter school [Read More]
To The Polls To The Polls
13 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — State College voters made state history during Tuesday’s election, passing Pennsylvania’s second public referendum to fund a building project for an expansive renovation of the State College Area High School. Though the referendum only needed a simple majority of [Read More]
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