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Nittany Valley Sports Centre set to open next month - Vincent Corso

STATE COLLEGE — Centre County athletes who have been looking for an indoor place to practice and play can rejoice, as the Nittany Valley Sports Centre is about ready to go after years of planning.



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Local Police Blotter Local Police Blotter
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ROCKVIEW STATE POLICE Police arrested a 29-year-old Osceola Mills man after he was found to be in possession of several controlled substances during a traffic stop at North Water and West Lamb streets in Bellefonte on Nov. 16. *** Police investigated an incident at The Meadows behavioral health [Read More]
New business will let you de-stress by breaking stuff New business will let you de-stress by breaking stuff
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STATE COLLEGE — If you ever have one of those days when you just feel like smashing something, you're in luck. [Read More]
Pixie Dust Wishes awards eighth Disney trip Pixie Dust Wishes awards eighth Disney trip
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STATE COLLEGE — Every time the Pixie Dust Wishes organization awards a trip, it is a special event. The trips are very much family affairs and the one awarded on Dec. 28 was no exception. The presentation was held at Re/Max in State College at 1375 Martin Street. Re/Max is a major sponsor [Read More]

Business

One on One Fitness raises $37,000 for Centre Volunteers in Medicine, YSB One on One Fitness raises $37,000 for Centre Volunteers in Medicine, YSB
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STATE COLLEGE— One on One Fitness, 424 W. Aaron Drive, recently announced through a press release it raised $37,070 through its “Give Back” initiative in 2018, and more than $350,000 since the program’s inception. “Give Back” provides One on One’s clients [Read More]
Centre County Deed Reports Centre County Deed Reports
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RECORDED DEC. 26-28, 2018   BELLEFONTE BOROUGH Marian R. Wayne Estate and Thomas R. Wayne to TS & GD Rentals LLC, 131 E. Beaver St., $125,000 CENTRE HALL BOROUGH William J. Brouwer and Rebecca A. Brouwer to Frederick W. Stephens Jr. and Janice F. Witt-Stephens, 214 N. Pennsylvania [Read More]
Local company's partnership with Professional Bull Riders featured on Fox Local company's partnership with Professional Bull Riders featured on Fox
Centre County Gazette
A State College company was in the spotlight at New York’s Madison Square Garden and on Fox News Jan. 5. State College-based Mechanical Bull Sales was invited to New York for a cross-promotional event with partner Professional Bull Riders, during PBR's season-opening "Unleash the [Read More]

Sports

P-O’s Herrington records 2,000th career point P-O’s Herrington records 2,000th career point
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PHILIPSBURG — It was a typical Halle Herrington move that resulted in one of the most historic baskets in her storied career at Philipsburg-Osceola. In the Lady Mounties’ opening possession of the second half against St. Joseph’s Academy on Jan. 14, Herrington faked right, took [Read More]
Triple Medalist Triple Medalist
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Nittany Valley Figure Skating Club recently recognized Sadie Roberts for passing her senior solo free dance test. She is now a triple U.S. Figure Skating gold medalist. This achievement marks many years of dedication to the sport and her mastery of that discipline. Last year more than 50,000 [Read More]
Several St. Joe’s wrestlers impress at Juniata Duals Several St. Joe’s wrestlers impress at Juniata Duals
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Wolves’ wrestlers started strong at the Juniata Duals on Saturday, Jan. 12, taking victories in the first three rounds before dropping the final two.  St. Joe’s took the first round, 36-30, over the hosts from Juniata. 120-pound Amonn Ohl pinned Cameron Swigart in 144, Caleb [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

Higgins discusses county services at history dinner Higgins discusses county services at history dinner
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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]
MLK Week events include poster exhibit, films, choir concert MLK Week events include poster exhibit, films, choir concert
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UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State University Libraries’ annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Week at Penn State highlights students’ creative expression through the fine arts as well as ongoing screenings of films from the Libraries’ collection depicting [Read More]
Wisecrackers begins comedy shows at The Basement Nightspot Wisecrackers begins comedy shows at The Basement Nightspot
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STATE COLLEGE — Wisecrackers Comedy Club has begun a new season in State College at a new location. The Basement Nightspot, 112 W. College Ave., will now host the stand-up comedy shows, which began on Jan. 11. Shows are lined up every weekend through the end of March and the club has worked [Read More]

Education

Adapted PE program showing success at State High Adapted PE program showing success at State High
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — As the boy hoisted a plastic pipe, Dave Henderson lifted his spirits. Henderson was teaching the correct form for a dead lift during a gym class in State College Area High School’s interim fitness center. Shins straight, rear down, chin up: The routine was standard [Read More]
2 State High seniors win national arts awards 2 State High seniors win national arts awards
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STATE COLLEGE — Two State College Area High School seniors have received prestigious YoungArts awards from the National YoungArts Foundation, according to a press release from SCAHS. Baron Cao and Drew Spielvogel won honorable mentions for classical piano and visual arts, respectively. They [Read More]
Air Force colonel shares keys to success with South Hills students Air Force colonel shares keys to success with South Hills students
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — South Hills alumna and U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Karen P. Kramer, recently visited South Hills School of Business & Technology to give a motivational speech to students, faculty and staff about her life journey and provide her keys to success.  Kramer is originally from [Read More]

Community

Bridal Expo postponed to Feb. 10 due to coming weather Bridal Expo postponed to Feb. 10 due to coming weather
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STATE COLLEGE — With spring wedding season right around the corner, many couples are busy planning for their big day.  And while wedding planning can be overwhelming, the Bridal Expo of Central Pennsylvania makes it fun and easy. The event was scheduled for this Sunday, Jan. 20, but due [Read More]
Boalsburg ceremony remembers Pearl Harbor attack Boalsburg ceremony remembers Pearl Harbor attack
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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]
Dog licenses now available in Centre County Dog licenses now available in Centre County
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BELLEFONTE — Richard A. Fornicola, Centre County Treasurer, has announced the 2019 dog licenses are now available for purchase at several areas in Centre County. Fornicola said all types of annual dog licenses, including senior citizen, may be purchased at the below listed outlets. Lifetime [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Sunday's Centre County Heart Walk supports AHA Sunday's Centre County Heart Walk supports AHA
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STATE COLLEGE —The 2018 Centre County Heart Walk, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 6, at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, will be among 300 Heart Walks held in communities across the nation. Each year, nearly 1 million people walk in the events, which are fundraisers of the American Heart [Read More]
Mount Nittany receives four national stroke care awards Mount Nittany receives four national stroke care awards
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STATE COLLEGE — Mount Nittany Health has announced Mount Nittany Medical Center has recently received four national quality awards for excellence in stroke care: ■ Joint Commission Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers Gold Seal of Approval Established in 2003, the Gold [Read More]
What to know about shoulder replacement surgery What to know about shoulder replacement surgery
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Those whose golf or tennis games are on hold due to chronic shoulder pain and stiffness might find themselves considering joint replacement surgery.  First performed in the 1950s, the surgery was invented to treat serious breaks in the ball or socket of the shoulder joint that could not be [Read More]
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