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Hub works to put farm-fresh food in local bellies - Vincent Corso

STATE COLLEGE — When Travis Lesser, the founder of Appalachian Food Works — the farmer-focused, nonprofit food hub that took root in 2018 — drives around Centre County, he can’t help but think about the several farms he sees and all the wonderful food they



Centre County Gazette

Hahn presides over final council meeting as mayor Hahn presides over final council meeting as mayor
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Don Hahn has only been mayor of State College for two years, but when he handed off the gavel at the Dec. 2 borough council meeting, it marked the end of an era in local government. Elected magisterial district judge last month, Hahn’s resignation a mayor will take [Read More]
Community members express support, concerns for ‘Summers on Allen’ proposal Community members express support, concerns for ‘Summers on Allen’ proposal
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — State College Borough Council will vote in two weeks on a proposal to make South Allen Street a temporary pedestrian plaza for two month next summer, and at a public hearing on Dec. 2 community members offered their input. While the majority of comments received by council [Read More]
POLICE BLOTTER POLICE BLOTTER
Centre County Gazette
ROCKVIEW STATE POLICE A 41-year-old Port Matilda man reported to police that an unknown person applied for a loan using his personal information Oct. 18 to Nov. 11. The investigation is ongoing. › › › On Nov. 13 a driver struck a struck a deer while traveling [Read More]

Business

‘We Are Inn’ ready, just waiting for cable ‘We Are Inn’ ready, just waiting for cable
Centre County Gazette
PHILIPSBURG — The parking lot of the We Are Inn on Route 322 on the edge of Philipsburg has been fairly full in recent weeks, but not with guests … at least not yet. “I’m just waiting for cable,” said Pat Romano, a Rush Township supervisor and new owner of the inn. [Read More]
Comcast set to open Xfinity retail store on North Atherton Comcast set to open Xfinity retail store on North Atherton
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Centre County’s first Xfinity retail store opened for business on Nov. 29 at 1801 N. Atherton St. The store provides customers with an interactive and modern atmosphere for experiencing the company’s television, internet and mobile products and services. The [Read More]
DEED TRANSFERS DEED TRANSFERS
Centre County Gazette
The following property transactions were compiled from information provided by the Centre County recorder of deeds Joseph Davidson. The Gazette is not responsible for typographical errors. The published information is believed to be accurate; however, the Gazette neither warrants nor accepts any [Read More]

Sports

Talent, depth return to Bellefonte gymnastics Talent, depth return to Bellefonte gymnastics
Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — The Bellefonte gymnastic team is heading into the 2019-20 season with some pretty high expectations. After all, the team didn’t lose any seniors to graduation from last year’s squad, and four letter winners return from a team that put together a 5-3 [Read More]
Local athletes sign to play at the next level Local athletes sign to play at the next level
Centre County Gazette
Centre County sure produces athletes, and recently, a handful of local high school seniors signed their names on dotted lines to continue their athletic careers at the college level. Several other student athletes have verbally committed to a school, but won’t formally announce their [Read More]
St. Joe s girls seek second straight PIAA playoff trip St. Joe s girls seek second straight PIAA playoff trip
Centre County Gazette
BOALSBURG — Last year was sweet for the St. Joseph’s Catholic Acaedmy girls’ basketball team as the Wolves made it to the Sweet 16 in their first-ever trip to the state playoffs. With eight letter winners returning this year, fourth-year coach Katie Sosnoskie is hoping to build off [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

Centre County parks projects receive state grants Centre County parks projects receive state grants
Centre County Gazette
Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on Nov. 14 announced five park and recreation projects in Centre County have received a combined $553,300 in grants. The Recreation and Conservation grants for the local projects are among 169 grants totaling $24.5 million [Read More]
Students comment on Abstraction Show artwork Students comment on Abstraction Show artwork
Centre County Gazette
LEMONT— The Art Alliance Art Center in Lemont held an opening reception for its “Abstraction Show 2019”, which ran from Nov. 15 to Nov. 24. The turn-out for this show was numerous and the comments were very positive as the patrons strolled and conversed among the paintings. Before [Read More]
WINTER HAPPENINGS & COMMUNITY EVENTS 2019 WINTER HAPPENINGS & COMMUNITY EVENTS 2019
Centre County Gazette
DEC. 6 n Stocking Stuffer Antiques, Art & Fine Craft Sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Centre Furnace Mansion n Lemont German Christmas Market 5-8 p.m., Lemont Village n Merry Millheim 9 a.m., Millheim n Friday Night Slides 6-8 p.m., Slab Cabin Park n First Friday 5 p.m., Downtown State College DEC. [Read More]

Community

ClearWater finishes stream buffer project ClearWater finishes stream buffer project
Centre County Gazette
WARRIORS MARK — ClearWater Conservancy recently completed a unique stream buffer planting on a farm in Warriors Mark, according to a press release. The new style of stream buffer, known as a multi-functional riparian forest buffer, is one of the region’s first to feature cash crops in [Read More]
Local watercolor artist exhibits work at Schlow Local watercolor artist exhibits work at Schlow
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Local artist Sofia Austin has a new exhibition in Schlow Centre Region Library’s Betsy Rodgers Allen Gallery during the month of December. Austin’s exhibition runs through Dec. 31, according to a press release. A signature member of the Pennsylvania Watercolor [Read More]
Centre Hall hosts community holiday celebration By SAM STITZER Centre Hall hosts community holiday celebration By SAM STITZER
Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — The Centre Hall Community Christmas, sponsored by the Centre Hall Council of Churches, was held Nov. 29 through Dec. 1. The annual celebration began with a community tree lighting at St. Luke Lutheran Church. Citizens gathered around the tree at the intersection of [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Lifetime guarantee extended to revision knee surgeries Lifetime guarantee extended to revision knee surgeries
Centre County Gazette
DANVILLE — Medacta, a pure play orthopaedics company, and Geisinger, announced through a press release their lifetime guarantee for total hip and knee replacement surgeries has been extended to include revision knee surgeries. This guarantee covers revision surgeries performed for patients [Read More]
Pixie Dust Wish Granted Pixie Dust Wish Granted
Centre County Gazette
PIXIE DUST WISHES announced its 14th wish recipient during the organization’s annual holiday party. Taylor Sunday, of Johnstown, was announced as the recipient. She is pictured here with her sister, Audree, mom Melissa, and dad Shaun, as well as Jamie Miller of Pixie Dust Wishes. Taylor was [Read More]
Using artificial intelligence to analyze placentas Using artificial intelligence to analyze placentas
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Placentas can provide critical information about the health of the mother and baby, but only 20 percent of placentas are assessed by pathology exams after delivery in the U.S. The cost, time and expertise required to analyze them are prohibitive. Now, a team of researchers [Read More]
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