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COG to decide on water reuse - Sean Yoder

The Centre Region Council of Governments will look at expanding beneficial reuse of water from the University Area Joint Authority.



Centre County Gazette

Local Police Blotter Local Police Blotter
Centre County Gazette
STATE POLICE AT PHILIPSBURG A 17-year-old girl from Weedville will face drug possession charges after police said they found marijuana in her vehicle after she drove back a driveway that was posted as private along Buffalo Drive, Taylor Township, at 9 p.m. July 25. O O O Police said they [Read More]
Bellefonte installs swing for those in wheelchairs Bellefonte installs swing for those in wheelchairs
Centre County Gazette
The community and Bellefonte Borough teamed up to install a rare type of swing at Governor’s Park that accommodates children in wheelchairs. [Read More]
Hearing to be held on Sayer Lake drawdown Hearing to be held on Sayer Lake drawdown
Centre County Gazette
The public will get to have its input on a study that would call for the spreading out the drawdown of the F. J. Sayers Dam and Reservoir over several months during times when rainfall is low in the late summer and early fall. [Read More]

Business

Bellefonte boutique marks first year Bellefonte boutique marks first year
Centre County Gazette
Bellefonte clothing boutique store Helen Foxx and Co. celebrated its first anniversary with a party and sale Aug. 12 at 122 S. Alleghany St. [Read More]
Happy Valley LaunchBox graduates summer startup cohort Happy Valley LaunchBox graduates summer startup cohort
Centre County Gazette
Happy Valley LaunchBox hosted a community event Aug. 8 for five startups graduating from its business startup accelerator program in downtown State College. The graduates joined 26 other startups that have gone through the accelerator since it opened in February 2016, according to a press release. [Read More]
Centre County Deed Reports Centre County Deed Reports
Centre County Gazette
RECORDED July 24 to 28   BELLEFONTE Dale F. Rhoads to Bryan S. Rhoads and Denise L. Rhoads, 415 E. Howard St., Bellefonte, $1   BENNER TOWNSHIP Delores B. Thompson to Joshua C. Beard, 1031 Buffalo Run Road, Bellefonte, $200,000   BOGGS TOWNSHIP George E. Holt and Christine E. [Read More]

Sports

Mount Nittany golf classic sets fundraising record Mount Nittany golf classic sets fundraising record
Centre County Gazette
The 27th Mount Nittany Medical Center Golf Classic, recently held at the Penn State Blue and White courses, raised a record-breaking $176,000. [Read More]
Spikes send six players to NYPL all-star game Spikes send six players to NYPL all-star game
Centre County Gazette
The State College Spikes had a record six players named to the New York Penn League All-Star Game, held Aug. 15 in Troy, N.Y. [Read More]
Chapic finding ways to lead while still playing the game she loves Chapic finding ways to lead while still playing the game she loves
Centre County Gazette
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Kori Chapic’s playing days aren’t nearly over, but the former Penn State women’s soccer star and Presidential Leadership Academy graduate is already passing on what she has learned about the sport to the next generation of players. Chapic, a defender who [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

Centre Hall resident to be featured in National Down Syndrome Society video Centre Hall resident to be featured in National Down Syndrome Society video
Centre County Gazette
Fern Wise, of Centre Hall, will appear in the bright lights of Broadway on Saturday, Sept. 16, as part of the National Down Syndrome Society's annual Times Square Video presentation. [Read More]
Bellefonte artist's works depict strong women Bellefonte artist's works depict strong women
Centre County Gazette
Last month, when three pieces of work by Bellefonte artist Dani Kaulakis sold at the Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County before the show even opened, she spent most of the day smiling. [Read More]
Local man earns banjo museum life membership Local man earns banjo museum life membership
Centre County Gazette
Ronald V. Pifer, of State College, has been granted life membership in the American Banjo Museum, located in Oklahoma City. [Read More]

Education

South Hills School honors alumna with online gallery South Hills School honors alumna with online gallery
Centre County Gazette
South Hills School of Business and Technology has launched the Kari L. Schlegel Memorial Gallery as part of the school’s website, www.southhills.edu. The online gallery showcases visual artwork, photography, illustration and design created by current students, alumni and lifelong learning particip [Read More]
South Hills students tour Restek facility South Hills students tour Restek facility
Centre County Gazette
Mike Shuey, an international customer service supervisor at Restek Corporation, recently hosted students from South Hills School of Business & Technology for a look at the plant and a presentation on employee stock ownership plans. [Read More]
Kiwanis donation Kiwanis donation
Centre County Gazette
The State College Kiwanis Club recently donated funding to Central Intermediate Unit 10 to help offset the cost of GED exams for the CIU’s adult learners. The CIU's Development Center for Adults offers free educational services to residents of Centre, Clearfield and Clinton counties. Pictured, [Read More]

Community

Annual event welcomes new director, new setup Annual event welcomes new director, new setup
Centre County Gazette
Art, music and food. The Bellefonte Arts and Crafts Fair has all the ingredients for a perfect summer day. [Read More]
Penns Valley church hosts car show in Spring Mills Penns Valley church hosts car show in Spring Mills
Centre County Gazette
Faith Alive Fellowship Church, located at 4394 Penns Valley Road near Spring Mills, hosted its second annual car, truck and motorcycle show Aug. 5. Show organizer Autumn Fetterolf said the show is held as a community outreach project by the church youth group. [Read More]
Pixie Dust Wishes granting its first Disney wish Pixie Dust Wishes granting its first Disney wish
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Local organization Pixie Dust Wishes will grant its first wish trip to family Saturday, Aug. 19, prior to the start of the Race to Neverland 5K at Tudek Park, 400 Hermann Drive, State College. The nonprofit was created to grant Disney wishes to individuals and children with [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Bikers raise $2,801 for HOPE Initiative Bikers raise $2,801 for HOPE Initiative
Centre County Gazette
Nearly 50 bikers and their passengers embarked on an 80-mile ride Aug. 5 to benefit the Centre County HOPE Initiative. A total of $2,801 was raised for the nonprofit. [Read More]
HOPE Initiative schedules candlelight vigil HOPE Initiative schedules candlelight vigil
Centre County Gazette
The Centre County HOPE (Heroin and Opioid Prevention and Education) Initiative is sponsoring a candlelight remembrance vigil from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at Talleyrand Park, 320 W. High St. in Bellefonte. [Read More]
Hershey Med named among best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report Hershey Med named among best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report
Centre County Gazette
U.S. News & World Report has recognized Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center as one of the best hospitals for 2017-18 in gastroenterology and GI surgery and orthopedics. [Read More]
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