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Student-Led Community Theater Group to Present ‘Guys and Dolls’ Student-Led Community Theater Group to Present ‘Guys and Dolls’
95 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
A production of the Broadway musical “Guys and Dolls” is coming to the Downtown Theater Center Aug. 3-5. The show is being produced by Hidden Talent Community Theater, a group of students from Bellefonte, Bald Eagle and Penns Valley high schools, led by Penns Valley student Zachary Floray, who s [Read More]
Penns Valley High School Renovations Progressing Penns Valley High School Renovations Progressing
96 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
Progress continues on a major renovation project at the Penns Valley High School in Spring Mills. Construction began in June 2017 on a $15.5 million project, which includes an upgraded auditorium with a set construction area; a new band room, and changing and storage rooms; new counseling, nurse and [Read More]
'Tranquil' Pleasant Gap Owns a Long and Interesting History 'Tranquil' Pleasant Gap Owns a Long and Interesting History
96 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
Around 1800, when Centre County was first formed, a road was directed to be opened from Centre Hall across the mountain to Bellefonte. In 1806, by order of the court, this road was re-laid from Bellefonte to Nittany Mountain at the mouth of the gap, and Pleasant Gap received its name. [Read More]
Circus brings big top thrills to Centre Hall Circus brings big top thrills to Centre Hall
97 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — The American traveling circus dates back to the early 1800s and has been a revered form of entertainment for generations. Citizens of small towns and cities alike rejoiced when they heard the circus was coming to town. On July 13 and 14, that excitement arrived in Centre Hall [Read More]
Music festival attracts bluegrass lovers to Centre Hall Music festival attracts bluegrass lovers to Centre Hall
98 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — The 12th annual Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival drew thousands of participants and spectators to Grange Park for five days, July 4 to 8, for down-home banjo, guitar and fiddle music. In addition to the 20 bluegrass bands that performed, attendees could enjoy after-hours jam [Read More]
Remembering Penns Valley of an Earlier Time
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Remembering Penns Valley of an Earlier Time
99 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
In 1759, Gen. James Potter reached the top of Mount Nittany, looked out at the view of Penns Valley and remarked that he had “discovered an empire.” [Read More]
Happy Valley Relay Raises $174,000 for Cancer Research Happy Valley Relay Raises $174,000 for Cancer Research
100 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
The 14th annual Happy Valley Relay for Life fundraiser, featuring the theme Wish Upon a Cure, was held June 23 and 24 at the Grange Fairgrounds in Centre Hall. [Read More]
Happy Valley Relay raises $174,000 for cancer research Happy Valley Relay raises $174,000 for cancer research
100 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — The 14th annual Happy Valley Relay for Life fundraiser, featuring the theme "Wish Upon a Cure," was held June 23 and 24 at the Grange Fairgrounds in Centre Hall. Relay for Life events honor cancer victims, celebrate cancer survivors and raise money for the American Cancer [Read More]
Author reminisces about Penns Valley of an earlier time Author reminisces about Penns Valley of an earlier time
100 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
PENNS VALLEY — In 1759, Gen. James Potter reached the top of Mount Nittany, looked out at the view of Penns Valley and remarked that he had “discovered an empire.”  Potter’s empire soon sprouted several villages, from Centre Hall eastward to Spring Mills, Millheim, [Read More]
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