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Festival promotes locally-produced fiber Festival promotes locally-produced fiber
29 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — The second annual Penns Valley Fiber Festival was held on Saturday, November 2 at the Old Gregg School and Community Center in Spring Mills. This year’s event featured 16 vendor booths, and a booth for the Pennsylvania Women’s Agriculture Network. Most of the [Read More]
Mysterious ghost seen at Swamp Church Mysterious ghost seen at Swamp Church
30 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
FARMERS MILLS — It’s the witching season, and several ghostly stories emerge in many conversations this time of year, including in Penns Valley, which has had its own ghost story for about 130 years. The Bethesda Evangelical Church stands near the village of Farmers [Read More]
PVHS preserves time, celebrates renovation projects PVHS preserves time, celebrates renovation projects
31 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — A ceremony was held by Student Council and National Honor Society members on Oct. 15 at the Penns Valley High School, celebrating the installation of a time capsule and the completion of a major renovation project. The construction added a new 1,200-seat [Read More]
Pumpkins go flying in Howard Pumpkins go flying in Howard
32 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
HOWARD — The ninth annual Punkin’ Chunkin’ Fall Festival, sponsored by the Howard Volunteer Fire Company was held on Oct. 12 at Bald Eagle State Park. This event is a fundraiser for the firefighters and has attracted ever-growing numbers of spectators each year. A [Read More]
50th anniversary of Sayers Dam celebrated 50th anniversary of Sayers Dam celebrated
34 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
HOWARD — On Sept. 28, an open house and anniversary ceremony was held to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the construction of the Foster Joseph Sayers Dam near Blanchard. [Read More]
Fall Festival and Car Show draws crowd Fall Festival and Car Show draws crowd
35 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
SNOW SHOE — The calendar says autumn is beginning, but with the temperature near 80 degrees under brilliant sunshine, it felt more like mid-summer in Snow Shoe as the town’s Fall Festival and Car Show was held on Sept. 21 in Snow Shoe Park. This annual event features a car [Read More]
Centre Hall gas line project begins Centre Hall gas line project begins
35 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — A groundbreaking was held on Sept. 19 for the Centre Hall Natural Gas Project with the potential to connect nearly 100 businesses and residences to natural gas in Centre Hall and Potter Township through a partnership with the state of Pennsylvania, the SEDA-COG Natural Gas Cooperativ [Read More]
Antique Machinery show draws crowds Antique Machinery show draws crowds
37 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — The Nittany Antique Machinery Association held its annual fall show on Sept. 5 through 8 at Penn’s Cave. NAMA was formed in 1975 when some avid antique equipment collectors decided that central Pennsylvania contained enough interest and equipment to organize a club and [Read More]
Tenters Prepare for Camping at Grange Fair Tenters Prepare for Camping at Grange Fair
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
The 145th annual Grange Fair and Encampment will begin this week at Grange Park in Centre Hall, and Sunday was a day for tenters to set up before the fair officially opens on Friday. [Read More]
Tenters prepare for camping at Grange Fair Tenters prepare for camping at Grange Fair
41 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — The 145th annual Grange Fair and Encampment will begin this week at Grange Park in Centre Hall. Sunday, Aug. 11 was a day for tenters to set up before the fair officially opens on Friday. In the tent area, pickup trucks, SUVs and utility trailers laden with furniture snaked down the [Read More]
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