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Bellefonte Elks present Flag Day ceremony   Bellefonte Elks present Flag Day ceremony
2 days ago - Centre County Gazette
Bellefonte Elks Lodge No. 1094 held its annual Flag Day ceremony, honoring the American flag and its long history, at Talleyrand Park in Bellefonte on June 14. [Read More]
Thousands pack the streets of Bellefonte for weekend cruise   Thousands pack the streets of Bellefonte for weekend cruise
2 days ago - Centre County Gazette
The 29th annual Bellefonte Cruise and Car Show — a three-day event featuring an open cruise, sock hop, car show and soap box derby — got off to a wet start June 16, but the rain didn't stop the spirit of cruising. [Read More]
St. John’s Union Church veterans presented Quilts of Valor St. John’s Union Church veterans presented Quilts of Valor
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Nine members of St. John’s Union Church in Farmers Mills were awarded Quilts of Valor during a June 11 service at the church. All the men are military veterans, having served at various times from World War II to the late 1970s. [Read More]
Rebersburg students receive Roger Bierly memorial awards Rebersburg students receive Roger Bierly memorial awards
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Students at Miles Township Elementary School in Rebersburg gathered June 6 in the school’s all-purpose room for the presentation of the sixth annual Roger A. Bierly Memorial Awards. [Read More]
Antique equipment displayed at Centre Hall Antique equipment displayed at Centre Hall
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — The Nittany Antique Machinery Association (NAMA) held its annual Spring Show on June 1 through 4 at Penns Cave. The show featured large displays of antique tractors and implements, antique tractor pulls, hit and miss engines, food vendors, antique vehicles and a building filled [Read More]
Major renovation project under way at Penns Valley HS Major renovation project under way at Penns Valley HS
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS —  In an early morning ceremony on May 30, ground was broken in front of the Penns Valley High School for a major renovation and addition project at the school. Turning spades at the ceremony were district Superintendent Brian Griffith, PVHS Principal Dustin Dalton, physical [Read More]
Sayers Memorial upgrades unveiled to kick-off Memorial Day weekend Sayers Memorial upgrades unveiled to kick-off Memorial Day weekend
4 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
HOWARD — Foster Joseph Sayers, a native of Howard, joined the U.S. Army in the middle of World War II. He was assigned to Company L, 357th Infantry, 90th Infantry Division. In November of 1944, with his company engaged in fierce fighting near Thionville, France, Sayers moved forward on his [Read More]
World War II bivouac brings history to life in Boalsburg World War II bivouac brings history to life in Boalsburg
4 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BOALSBURG — The village of Boalsburg honors Memorial Day with a host of activities every year. On Saturday, May 27, a World War II bivouac was erected on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum. Tents were erected, representing both the allied and German soldiers’ encampments, [Read More]
Penns Valley honors fallen veterans with Memorial Day services Penns Valley honors fallen veterans with Memorial Day services
4 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — On Memorial Day morning, 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 there on Memorial Day for several decades. Attendees were issued [Read More]
Players pack Grange Fair bingo fundraiser Players pack Grange Fair bingo fundraiser
4 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — More than 300 attendees played for prizes donated by local vendors during the Centre Hall Fire Company's third annual Grange Fair Bingo event, held May 21 in one of the fair's commercial exhibit buildings. Chief Brian Tice served as caller for the event, which is a primary [Read More]
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