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Riding the Rails in a Speeder Riding the Rails in a Speeder
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
An unusual railroad excursion took place in Centre County. Instead of riding in trains, the participants rode in diminutive, four-wheeled powered vehicles called track cars, motorcars or speeders. [Read More]
Grange Fair Memories from a Centre Hall Boy
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Grange Fair Memories from a Centre Hall Boy
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
Having grown up in Centre Hall and lived there all of my 67 years, my stack of Grange Fair memories could fill a newspaper, but here are just a few from 'back in the day.' [Read More]
Penns Valley Band prepares for fall season Penns Valley Band prepares for fall season
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
It’s the middle of August. School hasn’t started yet. Labor Day hasn’t come yet. Even Grange Fair hasn’t started yet. But, the members of the Penns Valley High School Band were already hard at work at the school preparing for their fall performances. [Read More]
Riding the rails in a speeder Riding the rails in a speeder
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
On Aug. 14, an unusual railroad excursion took place in Centre County. Instead of riding in trains, the participants rode in diminutive, four-wheeled powered vehicles called track cars, motorcars or speeders. [Read More]
Grange Fair memories from a Centre Hall boy Grange Fair memories from a Centre Hall boy
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
Sometimes a writer’s job is tough, with a deadline looming and little information available for articles. But sometimes, the problem is just the opposite — it’s one of having too much information. [Read More]
Penns Valley welcomes 60 vehicles to car show Penns Valley welcomes 60 vehicles to car show
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The youth group of Faith Alive Fellowship Church, located at 4394 Penns Valley Road near Spring Mills, hosted its second annual car, truck and motorcycle show Aug. 6. [Read More]
Fire company holds Community Safety Day Fire company holds Community Safety Day
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Community Safety Day was held Aug. 6 at the carnival grounds in Gregg Township. The Gregg Township Fire Company sponsored the event, which was held to acquaint the community with the services offered by the fire company, public safety officials and law enforcement officers. [Read More]
FarmFest draws crowds to Grange Fairgrounds FarmFest draws crowds to Grange Fairgrounds
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The fifth annual Pennsylvania Organic FarmFest was held on the Grange Fairgrounds in Centre Hall on July 29 and 30. This event is sponsored annually by Pennsylvania Certified Organics, based in Spring Mills, which certifies organic farms. [Read More]
Centre Hall Fire Company tests new equipment Centre Hall Fire Company tests new equipment
4 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Members of the Centre Hall Fire Company gathered at Bierly’s Garage on top of Mount Nittany on July 20 for a training and testing session for their newest pieces of rescue equipment. [Read More]
Shooting team places at Nationals Shooting team places at Nationals
4 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The Penns Valley BB Gun Shooting Team won seventh place out of 59 teams during the 2016 Daisy International BB Gun Championship Match, held July 1 through 4 in Rogers, Ark. [Read More]
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