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No AC in July Seemed Like It Might Be a Breath of Fresh Air. How Wrong I Was No AC in July Seemed Like It Might Be a Breath of Fresh Air. How Wrong I Was
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
This past week however, the “spending as much time as possible at home” portion of pandemic life became a nightmare. Not because four months of isolation with no end in sight finally caused us to re-evaluate our thoughts about the pandemic. No, it was because our central air-conditioning system [Read More]
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Historic Penns Valley Church Prepared for Extensive Repair Work Historic Penns Valley Church Prepared for Extensive Repair Work
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
Deep in the woods of Potter Township, along a dirt road, stands a Penns Valley landmark — the historic Egg Hill church. The original church was built in 1838 and dedicated in September of that year. It was one of the first Evangelical Churches in Penns Valley. [Read More]

Community Spotlight: The Community Cafe at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Community Spotlight: The Community Cafe at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
The Community Cafe at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church has served a free meal every Thursday for 10 years. During the pandemic, we have been able to continue with our work and adjust our operating model thanks to our volunteers. [Read More]

The Light on the Other Side of the Transfer Portal The Light on the Other Side of the Transfer Portal
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
I am now the happy parent of a Transfer Portal user. I watched our son walk into the dark abyss of the Portal only to find out that there is light at the other end. That’s right, I can confirm from first-hand knowledge that the Portal is OK. Although it’s not perfect, it is a good thing, and is [Read More]

Residents Donate Family Recipes for Nursing Facility’s New Gardens Residents Donate Family Recipes for Nursing Facility’s New Gardens
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Local residents are sharing family recipes to be included in a new cookbook to raise money for the gardens at the new Centre Care nursing facility under construction on Benner Pike. [Read More]

Former Imperial Motor Inn Property Sold for $3.1 Million Former Imperial Motor Inn Property Sold for $3.1 Million
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Smith Coal Company sold the property at 118 S. Atherton St. to W Real Estate Holding LLC for $3.1 million, according to Centre County records. The deed transfer was recorded with the county on May 22. [Read More]

‘Road Diet’ May Slim Down Boal Avenue ‘Road Diet’ May Slim Down Boal Avenue
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vincent Corso
A stretch of Boal Avenue may soon be going on a “diet,” slimming down to two lanes to improve safety and to make way for a bike lane on a gateway road to the Centre Region. [Read More]

With State College Pride Parade Canceled, Centre LGBTQA to Host 3-Day Online Festival With State College Pride Parade Canceled, Centre LGBTQA to Host 3-Day Online Festival
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Initially, 2020 was to be the year that State College would host its first Pride parade, But COVID-19 and social distancing rules caused its cancelation. Centre LGBTQA pivoted by partnering with Centre Film Festival to create a three-day, online festival that will include films, live talk-backs with [Read More]

Community Spotlight: Camp Golden Pond Community Spotlight: Camp Golden Pond
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Camp Golden Pond is a 55-acre retreat in Petersburg. Normally, the camp is utilized by scout and other youth organizations for summer camps. Since all the large group events the camp would normally host are canceled, the camp is available to the general public. [Read More]

Belle Mercantile Ready to Bring New Marketplace to an Old Bellefonte Building Belle Mercantile Ready to Bring New Marketplace to an Old Bellefonte Building
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle
The soon-to-open Belle Mercantile is bringing new life and new business opportunities to a 172-year-old building in downtown Bellefonte. [Read More]

Centre Foundation Awards $100,000 in Grants from COVID-19 Action Fund to Local Nonprofits Centre Foundation Awards $100,000 in Grants from COVID-19 Action Fund to Local Nonprofits
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre Foundation has awarded $100,000 in grants to 14 local nonprofit organizations that are addressing needs arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, the foundation announced on Tuesday. [Read More]

Construction Set to Begin for New Harris Township Maintenance Facility Construction Set to Begin for New Harris Township Maintenance Facility
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
After five years of planning, construction will be starting soon on Harris Township's new maintenance facility on Discovery Drive. [Read More]

Centre Region Playgrounds Reopen Centre Region Playgrounds Reopen
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Playgrounds at Centre Region parks reopened on Monday after being closed since March 30 to help curb the spread of COVID-19. [Read More]

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