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Penns Valley honors veterans with Memorial Day services Penns Valley honors veterans with Memorial Day services
3 days ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — On the morning of May 25, more than 100 people from the Penns Valley area gathered at Saint John’s Union Church in Farmers Mills for the church’s annual Memorial Day service. This event has been held every year for several decades. Attendees were issued flowers [Read More]
Centre Hall Cub Scouts replace flags on veterans' graves Centre Hall Cub Scouts replace flags on veterans' graves
3 days ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — Led by pack leaders Jesse Weaver and Danan Sharer, seven members of Cub Scout Pack 20 gathered on May 20 at the Lutheran and Reformed Cemetery on West Church Street, Centre Hall, to replace aging and worn American flags on the graves of U.S. armed services veterans. The [Read More]
Seniors write poetry at assisted living facility Seniors write poetry at assisted living facility
3 days ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — Abby Minor holds a master's of fine arts degree in creative writing and writes poetry. She took on a project, funded by a grant from the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts, leading a poetry writers group for residents of the Salem Hill Haven Assisted Living Facility near Spring [Read More]
Vietnam vets remember the war, their experiences Vietnam vets remember the war, their experiences
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Three area Vietnam War veterans recently met to share their experiences, thoughts and opinions of the war. Ryan McCombie, a retired Navy SEAL, Brent Pasquinelli, a former Army engineer, and Bruce Heim, a former Army Airborne Ranger, discussed Vietnam and the effect it had on [Read More]
Breon uses Scout project to pay tribute to six soldiers Breon uses Scout project to pay tribute to six soldiers
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — One year ago, Boy Scout Tim Breon, a member of Troop 20 in Centre Hall, was putting flags on veterans’ graves in Union Cemetery in Farmers Mills, along with his father, Jeff Breon, Troop 20 Scoutmaster. When finished, they had six flags left over, and noticed six flags from [Read More]
Fire Company holds inaugural Grange Fair Bingo event Fire Company holds inaugural Grange Fair Bingo event
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — The Grange Fairgrounds' large blue commercial building was filled with more than 300 players when the Women's Auxiliary of the Centre Hall Fire Company hosted the first-ever Grange Fair Bingo event on May 17. The event was a fundraiser for the all-volunteer fire company and [Read More]
Two honored at Boy Scouts' Nittany District dinner Two honored at Boy Scouts' Nittany District dinner
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BOALSBURG —The Nittany District of the Juniata Valley Council of the Boy Scouts of America presented the 2015 Good Scout Award to retired Navy Capt. Ryan McCombie and the 2015 John M. Kriner Community Service to Troop 31 leader Frank Savino during a May 6 dinner at the Mountain View Country [Read More]
Chrysler products cruise-in to Old Fort Show Chrysler products cruise-in to Old Fort Show
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — The Mid-State Mopars Car Club held its sixth annual cruise-in May 9 on the grounds of the Old Fort American Legion. The club members are owners of vehicles made by the Chrysler Corporation brands — Chrysler, Plymouth, Dodge and DeSoto. The name Mopar originated in 1937, [Read More]
Penns Valley High School holds junior-senior prom Penns Valley High School holds junior-senior prom
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BOALSBURG — Students from Penns Valley High School honored a long tradition Friday, May 8, by holding their annual junior-senior prom at Mountain View Country Club in Boalsburg. Senior class adviser Barbara Kitchen said there were around 185 tickets sold for the event. Couples dressed in [Read More]
Mud Run benefits Jared Box Project Mud Run benefits Jared Box Project
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — About 150 people got down and dirty to raise money for charity during the recent Mud Run, sponsored by Left Right Repeat, a motivational running events company. The run was held at the Grange fairgrounds in Centre Hall on May 2 and 3 to benefit the Jared Box Project, which [Read More]
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