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Music festival attracts bluegrass lovers to Centre Hall Music festival attracts bluegrass lovers to Centre Hall
5 days ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — The 12th annual Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival drew thousands of participants and spectators to Grange Park for five days, July 4 to 8, for down-home banjo, guitar and fiddle music. In addition to the 20 bluegrass bands that performed, attendees could enjoy after-hours jam [Read More]
Remembering Penns Valley of an Earlier Time
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Remembering Penns Valley of an Earlier Time
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
In 1759, Gen. James Potter reached the top of Mount Nittany, looked out at the view of Penns Valley and remarked that he had “discovered an empire.” [Read More]
Happy Valley Relay Raises $174,000 for Cancer Research Happy Valley Relay Raises $174,000 for Cancer Research
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
The 14th annual Happy Valley Relay for Life fundraiser, featuring the theme Wish Upon a Cure, was held June 23 and 24 at the Grange Fairgrounds in Centre Hall. [Read More]
Happy Valley Relay raises $174,000 for cancer research Happy Valley Relay raises $174,000 for cancer research
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — The 14th annual Happy Valley Relay for Life fundraiser, featuring the theme "Wish Upon a Cure," was held June 23 and 24 at the Grange Fairgrounds in Centre Hall. Relay for Life events honor cancer victims, celebrate cancer survivors and raise money for the American Cancer [Read More]
Author reminisces about Penns Valley of an earlier time Author reminisces about Penns Valley of an earlier time
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
PENNS VALLEY — In 1759, Gen. James Potter reached the top of Mount Nittany, looked out at the view of Penns Valley and remarked that he had “discovered an empire.”  Potter’s empire soon sprouted several villages, from Centre Hall eastward to Spring Mills, Millheim, [Read More]
Town-wide Yard Sale Days draw crowds to Centre Hall Town-wide Yard Sale Days draw crowds to Centre Hall
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Centre Hall hosted its Town Wide Yard Sale Days event June 22 and 23, with yard and garage sales lining Pennsylvania Avenue from Old Fort to the foot of the mountain. Residential side streets and even some alleys were crowded with shoppers. [Read More]
Classic cars take over Bellefonte during annual Cruise  Classic cars take over Bellefonte during annual Cruise
4 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — For car lovers, the 30th annual Bellefonte Cruise and Car Show in historic downtown Bellefonte was the place to be over Father's Day weekend, June 15 through 17. The event featured an open cruise and a sock hop on Friday night, a car show and a cruise for the show participants on [Read More]
Family gospel singing group hosts Centre Hall event Family gospel singing group hosts Centre Hall event
5 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — The Covalts, a family gospel singing group from Spring Mills, recently presented their 23rd annual Outdoor Gospel Sing at the Grange Fairgrounds in Centre Hall. The free event, held June 8 through 10, featured the Covalts, as well as 10 other gospel singers and groups, [Read More]
Spring machinery show draws crowds to Penn's Cave Spring machinery show draws crowds to Penn's Cave
6 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — The Nittany Antique Machinery Association held its annual spring show May 31 through June 3 at Penn's Cave.  The event featured large displays of antique tractors and implements, antique tractor pulls, hit-and-miss engines and antique vehicles. A building filled with toy [Read More]
Rebersburg students receive Bierly memorial awards Rebersburg students receive Bierly memorial awards
6 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
REBERSBURG — Students at the Miles Township Elementary School in Rebersburg gathered for an awards assembly in the school’s all-purpose room May 30 for the presentation of the seventh annual Roger A. Bierly Memorial Scholarship Awards.  Bierly was raised in Rebersburg, attended [Read More]
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