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Merry Millheim celebrates Christmas season Merry Millheim celebrates Christmas season
88 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
89 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
91 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]
Historic Egg Hill Church honors its past once a year Historic Egg Hill Church honors its past once a year
97 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
99 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
101 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
102 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
102 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]
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