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Penns Valley High School dedicates newly renovated building Penns Valley High School dedicates newly renovated building
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — On Sept. 26, a public dedication ceremony attended by about 150 people was held in the Penns Valley High School auditorium for the recent major renovations to the building. The ceremony was the culmination of a multi-million dollar project which began in June 2017 and includes [Read More]
Historic Egg Hill Church honors its past once a year Historic Egg Hill Church honors its past once a year
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — Deep in the woods of Potter Township, on a narrow dirt road between Sinking Creek and Georges Valley, stands Egg Hill Church.  A weathered, wooden, one-room structure, it stands as a monument to the faith and tenacity of the early settlers of Penns Valley. The original [Read More]
Penns Valley High School opens new gymnasium Penns Valley High School opens new gymnasium
4 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — Penns Valley High School christened its new gymnasium Sept. 11 when the school's girls' volleyball team took on Clearfield High. The facility is the focal point of a $15.5 million renovation project that began in June 2017. The 1,200-seat gymnasium contains 12,320 square feet [Read More]
Crickfest draws crowds to Coburn Park Crickfest draws crowds to Coburn Park
6 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
COBURN — The Penns Valley Conservation Association's Crickfest derives its name from a slang term for "creek," and the name certainly is appropriate for the event, which is held at Coburn Park, where Elk Creek and Pine Creek both flow into Penns Creek. The festival, in its 16th year, was held [Read More]
Penns Valley Celebrates Renovated High School Penns Valley Celebrates Renovated High School
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
The ceremony was the culmination of a $15.5 million renovation project that began in June 2017 and includes an upgraded auditorium with a set construction area, a new band room, changing and storage rooms, new counseling, nurse and principal offices, a secure entryway, a renovated library with small [Read More]
Grange Fair vendors: Something old, something new Grange Fair vendors: Something old, something new
7 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — Packer’s Concessions' stands have been a familiar sight at Grange Fair and other fairs and carnivals in the area for 50 years. The company began in 1968 when the late Alan Packer, of Centre Hall, and his friend, Jim Brown, purchased an old ice cream truck for $600. [Read More]
Penns Valley celebrates renovated high school Penns Valley celebrates renovated high school
7 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — At 8 a.m. Aug. 27, the first day of the school year in the Penns Valley district, officials cut a ceremonial ribbon at the main entrance to Penns Valley High School. Hundreds of students gathered as officers of the senior class, flanked by high school principal Dustin Dalton [Read More]
Sunday at the fair: Family gatherings and a surprise Sunday at the fair: Family gatherings and a surprise
8 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — On Sunday at Grange Fair, the pace of life slows a little, and many family gatherings are held in the tenting area.  Fred and Pauline Zerby have tented at Grange Fair for many years, and they know pretty much what to expect to happen there. But this year, Pauline Zerby got [Read More]
Radio control club holds open house Radio control club holds open house
10 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — State College Radio Control Club members flew all types of radio-controlled model aircraft, from slow-flying gliders and trainers to fast aerobatic planes and helicopters, during their Aug. 5 public open house. Guests were treated to this high-flying spectacle at the club's [Read More]
Car enthusiasts show off vehicles at free event Car enthusiasts show off vehicles at free event
10 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — Faith Alive Fellowship Church, located at 4394 Penns Valley Road near Spring Mills, hosted its fourth annual car, truck and motorcycle show Aug. 4.  Show organizer Autumn Fetterolf said this show is held as a community outreach project by the church's youth group. The [Read More]
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