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Millheim Fire Company hosts Amish dinner Millheim Fire Company hosts Amish dinner
64 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
MILLHEIM — Penns Valley is home to many Amish families and farms. Bearded men in straw hats, ladies in long dresses and horses and buggies on the roads have been familiar sights to residents of the valley for the past 50 years. Most Amish in the valley are farmers, and they are known for, [Read More]
Penns Valley thespians to present Addams Family musical Penns Valley thespians to present Addams Family musical
65 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — Many folks remember the quirky mid-1960’s Television sitcom “The Addams Family,” whose finger-snapping theme song proclaimed “They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky. They’re all together ooky - The Addams [Read More]
Higgins discusses county services at history dinner Higgins discusses county services at history dinner
71 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — The Penns Valley Historical Museum held a history dinner meeting on Jan. 9, at the New Hope Lutheran Church on Route 45, west of Spring Mills.  The group of about 35 people enjoyed a dinner prepared and served by members of the New Hope Lutheran Church. Guest speaker for [Read More]
Penns Valley Food Market Is Going Solar Penns Valley Food Market Is Going Solar
74 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
Burkholder’s Market, located near Millheim, is joining the ranks of businesses using solar power to generate electricity for its operation. [Read More]
Boalsburg ceremony remembers Pearl Harbor attack Boalsburg ceremony remembers Pearl Harbor attack
76 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BOALSBURG — We have all seen the grainy, black and white newsreel films showing the Japanese attack on the American naval fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The films show twisted metal, flames, and huge clouds of thick, black smoke rising high into the sky. The next scene shows President Franklin [Read More]
Holiday events draw crowds in Spring Mills and Centre Hall Holiday events draw crowds in Spring Mills and Centre Hall
76 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The 10th annual Holiday Craft Fair was held on December 8 at the Old Gregg School Community Center in Spring Mills as a fundraiser supporting the center’s year-round activities. Vendors filled the gymnasium and first floor hallway in the building. The gymnasium was a hub of activity, as all [Read More]
Merry Millheim celebrates Christmas season Merry Millheim celebrates Christmas season
77 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
MILLHEIM — The Christmas season opened in Millheim on Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 1, with the town’s eighth annual Merry Millheim celebration. This occasion featured several events including music, crafts and other activities held in and around downtown Millheim. Friday night [Read More]
Penns Valley Offers Many Seasonal Events Penns Valley Offers Many Seasonal Events
78 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
Penns Valley will be celebrating the holiday season with many Christmas-themed events, including the annual “Merry Millheim” celebration on Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 1. [Read More]
New veterans memorial debuts at Centre Hall American Legion building New veterans memorial debuts at Centre Hall American Legion building
80 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — American Legion Post 779 of Centre Hall dedicated a new veterans memorial at its Old Fort building Nov. 9. The memorial is the culmination of a project begun in 2016, designed to honor all those who served in the United States military. American Legion member Van Jodon, who [Read More]
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