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First 2020 presidential hopeful makes his way to Centre County - Vincent Corso

UNIVERSITY PARK — More than a year out from the 2020 presidential primary, Centre County got its first look at one of the Democratic presidential hopefuls as Beto O'Rourke stopped in State College for a meet-and-greet on March 19.



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2019 Super Fair guide 2019 Super Fair guide
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Take a look at what's happening at the 2019 Super Fair of Centre County Resources. Click HERE [Read More]
Local Police Blotter Local Police Blotter
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ROCKVIEW STATE POLICE Police report that on Jan.7, during a traffic stop conducted on Runville Road where it intersects with Grand Slam Drive in Boggs Township, a strong odor of marijuana was detected. Suspected drug paraphernalia was located inside the vehicle and drug possession charges were [Read More]
Rowland Theatre looking to replace seats with federal grant money Rowland Theatre looking to replace seats with federal grant money
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PHILIPSBURG — There is nothing quite like sitting in a grand old historic movie theater to watch a movie come to life. But with old age come many repairs. The Rowland Theatre in downtown Philipsburg is looking for a federal grant to help replace 202 seats in the lower balcony. Rowland Theatre [Read More]

Business

American weather icon says farewell as illustrious 51-year career comes to a close American weather icon says farewell as illustrious 51-year career comes to a close
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STATE COLLEGE — To tell the story of AccuWeather’s popular meteorologist Elliot Abrams, it’s best to begin at the end. His March 1 retirement marks the end of a 51-year broadcasting career for one of America’s most highly regarded weather forecasters — someone familiar [Read More]
TechCelerator seeking start-up for next session TechCelerator seeking start-up for next session
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STATE COLLEGE — The TechCelerator Model works. Just ask any one of the nearly 100 companies that have successfully launched creating nearly 200 jobs and generating more than $14 million in revenue using this model.   Have you ever wondered what it would take run your own [Read More]
Centre County Deed Reports Centre County Deed Reports
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Recorded Feb. 11-15 BELLEFONTE BOROUGH Jacqueline J. Golas to Jacqueline J. Golas and Ryan E. Golas, 425 E. Howard St., $1 Diane L. Fusco to Diane L. Fusco and John F. Fusco, 459 E. Bishop St., $1 MILESBURG BOROUGH Matthew Jodon to Stephen J. Dahm, 403 Spring St., $84,000 PHILIPSBURG [Read More]

Sports

SC swim teams win D-6 AAA championships SC swim teams win D-6 AAA championships
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The Little Lions of State College were dominant in both boys’ and girls’ competition over the weekend, bringing home District 6 AAA swimming and diving trophies. Scoring a combined 937 points between boys and girls, no squad could catch the Little Lions or the Little Lady Lions in the [Read More]
Four Centre County wrestlers earn regional titles Four Centre County wrestlers earn regional titles
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Bellefonte and State College participated in the North West AAA Regional tournament to kick off the month of March at Altoona High School. Four Centre County wrestlers won titles in their weight classes and four more punched their tickets to join them at the PIAA AAA Championships tournament in [Read More]
Three county teams qualify for state tournament Three county teams qualify for state tournament
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Pennsylvania’s Big Dance begins this weekend as boys’ and girls’ teams from across the state begin their quest for a state basketball championship. Here in Centre County, the State College, Penns Valley and St. Joseph’s girls have all qualified for the tournament, and as [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

Christopher Columbus documents to be scanned digitally Christopher Columbus documents to be scanned digitally
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BOALSBURG — By spring of this year, the Boal Mansion and Museum will have an exciting new feature to share with scholars, historians and anyone else interested in artifacts of antiquity. More than 100,000 pages of ancient documents will appear in digital form, thanks to the efforts of two [Read More]
Boal Mansion Museum concert series Boal Mansion Museum concert series
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Alexander Kobrin, winner of the 2005 Van Cliburn Piano Competition, performs at the recent gala opening concert of the Boal Mansion Museum concert series. The pianists for the next two concerts in the series will be Francisco Montero on March 10 at 3 p.m. and Amy E. Gustafson on April 14.   [Read More]
Familiar faces, new band to host CD release, dance party in State College. Familiar faces, new band to host CD release, dance party in State College.
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STATE COLLEGE — Texas native and current State College resident Kristi Jean grew up riding shotgun in her father’s pickup truck driving the small-town roads of Howe, Texas, with the AM radio tuned to traditional country music.  Jean tried to reject her country roots and paid [Read More]

Education

Penns Valley EMS Service holds book sale Penns Valley EMS Service holds book sale
Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — The Penns Valley EMS Service held a book sale fundraiser at its building on March 2. The sale featured about 1,500 books of all types, neatly arranged by category on folding tables.  EMS Board Chairman David Braucht said the books were donated from the collection of the [Read More]
South Hills students prepare for internships South Hills students prepare for internships
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STATE COLLEGE —  Students of South Hills School of Business & Technology are getting ready to head out on their internships, and as part of their Job Search class, they had the opportunity to hear from Vicky Barto, director of staff development for Upstream Physical Rehab [Read More]
Alumni gifts to fund Penn State Extraterrestrial Intelligence Center Alumni gifts to fund Penn State Extraterrestrial Intelligence Center
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UNIVERSITY PARK — Inspired by the pioneering research being done in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Penn State graduate John Patton and his wife, Natalie, have committed a future gift of $2.5 million to establish the John and Natalie Patton Family Research Fund in PSETI. The [Read More]

Community

Millheim Fire Company hosts Amish dinner Millheim Fire Company hosts Amish dinner
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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]
Volunteers needed for community garden Volunteers needed for community garden
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STATE COLLEGE — Are you feeling the urge to plant something and watch it grow? This is the time of year when would-be gardeners have scoured the seed catalogues for ideas and may have placed their orders already. Flower lovers long for the soil to be thawed and warm enough to accept a [Read More]
Family programs noted at the Pasto Agriculture Museum Family programs noted at the Pasto Agriculture Museum
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PENNSYLVANIA FURNACE — The Pasto Agricultural Museum, three miles west of Pine Grove Mills, on Route 45, Gate K, is offering four consecutive weeks of family programming on Wednesday evenings (AgSci Action Labs) and Saturday mornings (AgSci Explorers) from March 20 through mid-April. All [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Leadership Centre County class members partner with The Jared Box Project Leadership Centre County class members partner with The Jared Box Project
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STATE COLLEGE — A group from the 2019 Leadership Centre County class is teaming up with The Jared Box Project to collect donations for children at Mount Nittany Medical Center, according to a press release. The Jared Box Project was started in 2001 by the children at Our Lady of Victory [Read More]
Geisinger’s ADMI to host free day at Discovery Space Geisinger’s ADMI to host free day at Discovery Space
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STATE COLLEGE — Geisinger’s Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute will host a free day of fun at Discovery Space, 1224 N. Atherton St., State College, on March 3. The event also will allow families to sign up for ADMI’s ongoing SPARK autism research study. SPARK is a [Read More]
7 ways to keep your bladder healthy 7 ways to keep your bladder healthy
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It can happen when you cough or sneeze. Or when you pick up something heavy or while working out. It can also happen when you have the urge to go, but cannot make it to the bathroom in time. It’s called urinary incontinence, and it’s the accidental leakage of urine. “There are [Read More]
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