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Historic cars 'lap the block' in Bellefonte Historic cars 'lap the block' in Bellefonte
6 days ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — The American auto industry began in earnest about 100 years ago, thanks to men such as Henry Ford. It grew steadily until interrupted by World War II, when car makers switched to making tanks, Jeeps, airplanes and munitions for the war effort. For several years there were no new [Read More]
Penns Valley seniors graduate in outdoor ceremony Penns Valley seniors graduate in outdoor ceremony
6 days ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — Penns Valley High School held its annual commencement on Friday, June 12, at the school stadium. A large crowd of families and friends watched and cheered as 106 members of the class of 2015 received their diplomas in the district’s traditional graduation ceremony. The [Read More]
Spring Mills family hosts annual gospel sing Spring Mills family hosts annual gospel sing
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — The Covalts, a family gospel singing group from Spring Mills, recently hosted their 20th annual Outdoor Gospel Sing at the Grange Fairgrounds in Centre Hall. This free event featured The Covalts, as well as more than a dozen other gospel singers and groups, entertaining [Read More]
Recumbent bike riders pedal on Penns Valley roads Recumbent bike riders pedal on Penns Valley roads
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — A group of recumbent bicycle and trike enthusiasts gathered at the Old Gregg School in Spring Mills on June 13 for a ride through eastern Penns Valley. They were part of a recumbent bike rally sponsored by the Recumbent Bike Riders bicycle shop in State College. RBR owner Rob [Read More]
Museum debuts new home, school exhibits Museum debuts new home, school exhibits
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
AARONSBURG — The Penns Valley Historical Museum, located in Aaronsburg, has acquired new exhibits for the 2015 summer season that focus on home and school more than 100 years ago. The first exhibit is focused on antique kitchen items, and features an icebox once used by the Millheim Hotel [Read More]
Local musician releases fifth jazz trombone CD Local musician releases fifth jazz trombone CD
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
MILLHEIM — Jay Vonada grew up in Aaronsburg, first playing trombone in the sixth grade. He played throughout his years in the Penns Valley High School Band, graduating in 1993. Now, he is a professional jazz trombonist, and has just released his fifth CD, [Read More]
Original Italian Pizza celebrates 20 years in Millheim Original Italian Pizza celebrates 20 years in Millheim
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
MILLHEIM — In 1991, Vinnie Castiglia emigrated from Palermo, Italy and settled in Mifflinburg, in Union County. In 1995, he purchased a shop in Millheim and it became the Original Italian Pizza Shop. On Thursday, June 18, the shop, located at 105 W. Main St. in Millheim, will celebrate its [Read More]
Muddy Paws Marsh hosts fifth annual Frog Festival Muddy Paws Marsh hosts fifth annual Frog Festival
4 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — The fifth annual Frog Festival, recently held at Muddy Paws Marsh near Spring Mills, attracted a large crowd of visitors who hopped between stations learning about marshland ecology. Muddy Paws Marsh, on state Route 45, is owned by Greg and Mary Kay Williams, who also own and [Read More]
APS encourages stamp collecting APS encourages stamp collecting
4 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — Young people's interest in stamp collecting is alive and well — and the heart of it is located right in Bellefonte at the American Philatelic Society's national headquarters. Located in the Match Factory building, the APS has a staff of about 30 people who support [Read More]
Machinery show features the engines of days gone by Machinery show features the engines of days gone by
4 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — Rows of antique tractors and implements, tractor pulls, and hit-and-miss engines were on display during the's annual spring show at Penns Cave. The event, always held the weekend after Memorial Day weekend, also featured antique cars, trucks and motorcycles and a building [Read More]
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