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Sprucetown Methodist Church holds annual fall bazaar Sprucetown Methodist Church holds annual fall bazaar
6 hours ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — On Oct. 25, the Sprucetown Methodist Church held its annual Fall Bazaar in the lower level of the church building located on Upper Georges Valley Road. This event is held as a fundraiser for the church’s Outreach Fund, which helps people facing personal and financial [Read More]
Punkin’ Chunkin’ event draws crowds Punkin’ Chunkin’ event draws crowds
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
HOWARD — The fourth annual Punkin’ Chunkin’ Fall Festival, sponsored by the Howard Volunteer Fire Company was held on Oct. 18 at Bald Eagle State Park. The event is a fundraiser for the firefighters and has attracted an ever-growing numbers of spectators each year. A crowd [Read More]
Aaronsburg hosts annual Fall Festival Aaronsburg hosts annual Fall Festival
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
AARONSBURG — The quiet village of Aaronsburg became a hub of activity last weekend as the Haines Township Dutch Fall Festival was held on Oct. 11 and 12. This event is a combination of craft fair, folk festival, and yard sales. Numerous craft vendors lined the sidewalks along Route 45 with [Read More]
Firefighters show gear, talk to students Firefighters show gear, talk to students
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — To kick off Fire Prevention Week, four members of the Centre Hall Fire Company gave a presentation to students at the Centre Hall-Potter Elementary School on Oct. 6. Bill Meckley, Brandon Musser, Brad Harlos and Tom Barner talked to students in kindergarten through fourth grade [Read More]
Homebuilt and classic planes gather in Penns Valley Homebuilt and classic planes gather in Penns Valley
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 518 in Mifflin County and Chapter 1327 of State College co-sponsored its 12th annual Fly-In Weekend at Centre Air Park near Centre Hall on Oct. 4 and 5. Aviators from around the central Pennsylvania area were invited to fly in to Centre [Read More]
Penns Valley students hear Rachel’s Challenge presentation Penns Valley students hear Rachel’s Challenge presentation
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, students at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., entered the school building carrying rifles, shotguns, knives and homemade bombs, with the intent of killing as many people as possible. When their rampage was over, 12 [Read More]
Museum features vintage engine at show Museum features vintage engine at show
4 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL —  The Nittany Farm Museum held its annual fall show on Sept. 20 and 21. Not affiliated with, and not to be confused with, the Nittany Antique Machinery Association, the Nittany Farm Museum is located on George Wool’s farm on Route 192, east of Centre Hall. It was [Read More]
Historic Penns Valley home monument dedicated Historic Penns Valley home monument dedicated
5 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — In 1774, Jacob Standford and his family built a log house along what is now Rimmey Road in Potter Township between Centre Hall and Boalsburg. The Standfords were some of the earliest settlers in Centre County, having immigrated from Germany. They farmed the land until one [Read More]
Penns Valley students served locally sourced meal Penns Valley students served locally sourced meal
5 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — When the students at Penns Valley Elementary and Intermediate School entered the lunchroom on Wednesday, Sept. 17, they might have been expecting their usual selection of food items. That day, however, the students were treated to a feast produced entirely from locally sourced [Read More]
Snow Shoe hosts annual Fall Festival and Car Show Snow Shoe hosts annual Fall Festival and Car Show
5 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
SNOW SHOE — The Snow Shoe Fall Festival and Car Show took place on Saturday, Sept. 20, at Snow Shoe Park. The car show featured more than 100 cars, trucks and motorcycles, which were viewed by a steady stream of spectators throughout the day. A major eye-catcher at the show was a powder blue [Read More]
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