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No charges for police after Osagie shooting investigation, questions loom - Vincent Corso

STATE COLLEGE — On May 8 Centre County District Attorney Bernie Cantorna announced that no charges will be filed against the State College police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Osaze Osagie and since then the community continues to mourn and question what should be done to ensure nothi



Centre County Gazette

Police Blotter Police Blotter
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Medications have been reported as stolen from 130 Linden St., Rush Township, on April 10 sometime from 3 to 9:10 p.m. according to police. The medicine that was stolen was baclofen, trazodone, clonazepam and oxycontin. *** Police said that Fredrick Hazel, 37, of Philipsburg, was arrested after he [Read More]
Centre Gives raises another record total for local nonprofits Centre Gives raises another record total for local nonprofits
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STATE COLLEGE — Another year, another record-breaking effort by the Centre County community in support of local nonprofits. Centre Gives, Centre Foundation's annual 36-hour online giving event, saw community members give 9,503 gifts totaling $1,441,885 between 8 a.m. on May 14 [Read More]
Ferguson police report Social Security accounts being cloned Ferguson police report Social Security accounts being cloned
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STATE COLLEGE — The Ferguson Township Police Department said it has received a number of calls from residents reporting attempts by identity thieves to create an online account with the Social Security Administration.  Police said that most of the residents who have been called are [Read More]

Business

Back Home in Downtown Bellefonte Back Home in Downtown Bellefonte
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Bonfatto’s Italian Market and Corner Café officially moved back into downtown Bellefonte following a ribbon-cutting ceremony held May 2 at the new location at 401 West High St. Among those participating were owner David Letterman and members of the Bonfatto family; Senator Jake Corman; [Read More]
Deed reports Deed reports
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Recorded April 15 to 18 BELLEFONTE BOROUGH Michael R. Maxwell and Katie J. Maxwell to Jennifer Garvin, 122 Fox Meadow Circle, $365,000 CENTRE HALL BOROUGH Matthew C. Tomrell and Tara L. Tomrell to Thomas Michael Waldo and Laura Ann Waldo, 117 Williams St., $194,000 PHILIPSBURG BOROUGH Trevor [Read More]
Inaugural group of CentreREADY designees to be recognized Inaugural group of CentreREADY designees to be recognized
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STATE COLLEGE — The Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County (CBICC) and its educational and community partners are gearing up to recognize the inaugural group of students earning the designation of CentreREADY, according to a press release.  CentreREADY is the CBICC’s [Read More]

Sports

Herrington signs to play with California University of PA Herrington signs to play with California University of PA
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PHILIPSBURG — The California University of Pennsylvania will be graduating three senior guards from its women’s basketball team this spring, but maybe this news will make those losses a little less concerning. Philipsburg-Osceola All-State guard Halle Herrington announced that she will [Read More]
Lloyd and Cagle team up to win D-6 doubles championship Lloyd and Cagle team up to win D-6 doubles championship
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STATE COLLEGE — All season, Owen Lloyd and Drew Cagle have been relying on their own abilities, their skills and their determination to win on the tennis court. They were the No. 1 and No. 2 singles players for State College, using their all-around games to find success. Both, however, fell [Read More]
Anglers hit the streams in Penns Valley Anglers hit the streams in Penns Valley
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SPRING MILLS — The opening day of trout fishing season is a rite of spring in Centre County. The calendar says spring arrived nearly a month ago, but it doesn’t really seem like spring until fishermen line the banks of Centre County creeks. It is well known that some of the best trout [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

State College Framing Company welcomes spring with Secret Gardens show State College Framing Company welcomes spring with Secret Gardens show
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE—The State College Framing Company and Gallery will be celebrating spring with a new exhibit, Secret Gardens, featuring three unique expressions of art. The show will kick off with a garden party themed reception on Friday, May 10, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The three artists whose [Read More]
The Gallery Shop to feature wood and glass collaborations through May The Gallery Shop to feature wood and glass collaborations through May
Centre County Gazette
LEMONT — The Gallery Shop in Lemont will feature two local artists through May, both set to showcase their individual work as well coming together to create collaborative art of wood and glass. Steve Strouse, known for his Shaker-style boxes as well as live edge clocks and other handcrafted [Read More]
Pleasant Gap man to hold launch party for 11th novel Pleasant Gap man to hold launch party for 11th novel
Centre County Gazette
PLEASANT GAP — Les Griffin is contracted to make a major contribution to society, but the cost is high — his family, his soul. Griffin is the lead character in “Pinpoint Analysis,” the latest novel penned by Pleasant Gap’s Bill Kovacic. “It was an enjoyable [Read More]

Education

'Grease' to be performed at St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy 'Grease' to be performed at St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy
Centre County Gazette
By ELIZABETH PETERS BOALSBURG — The halls of St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy are ringing with “Tell me more! Tell me more!” as the cast of the school musical puts the finishing touches on its vocal arrangements for its big day.  On May 1 and 2, the Pink Ladies and the [Read More]
South hills students attend AccuWeather’s first annual code 2019 tech conference South hills students attend AccuWeather’s first annual code 2019 tech conference
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UNIVERSITY PARK — Information Technology students from all three campuses (State College, Altoona, Lewistown) of South Hills School of Business & Technology attended AccuWeather’s CODE 2019 Tech Conference at the Bryce Jordan Center recently.  The students had opportunities to [Read More]
Our Lady of Victory Catholic School takes top honors at Diocesan Forensics competition Our Lady of Victory Catholic School takes top honors at Diocesan Forensics competition
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EBENSBURG — What do board games, tornadoes and field trips have in common? They are all topics that Our Lady of Victory Catholic School (OLVCS) seventh-grader Helena Sicree had to creatively speak about in order to win first place at the Diocesan Middle School Forensics competition. The [Read More]

Community

CPI school hosts second annual Auto Show CPI school hosts second annual Auto Show
Centre County Gazette
PLEASANT GAP — Spring is the season eagerly anticipated by car enthusiasts. It’s when car shows begin popping up around the area, and this year’s season kicked off with the second annual Auto Show at the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology in Pleasant Gap on [Read More]
Grange Fairgrounds hosts Dog Jog Grange Fairgrounds hosts Dog Jog
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CENTRE HALL — The 11th annual Dog Jog 5K Run/Walk was held at the Grange Fairgrounds in Centre Hall on April 27. This event is a fundraiser for Pets Come First, a no-kill shelter in Potter Township.  This event is different from the usual running events, since it allows the participating [Read More]
Bellefonte girl named Miss Agriculture USA Queen Bellefonte girl named Miss Agriculture USA Queen
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BELLEFONTE — Harper Condo, of Bellefonte, was recently named the 2019 Pennsylvania Baby Miss Agriculture USA Queen. Miss Agriculture USA is a new nonprofit agriculture promotion organization featuring queens of all ages that promote, celebrate and educate about all the diverse aspects of [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Bellefonte RFL relocates to BEA high school in 2019 Bellefonte RFL relocates to BEA high school in 2019
Centre County Gazette
WINGATE — The Bellefonte Relay for Life will kick-off this year at the Bald Eagle Area High School Athletic Field on Friday evening, May 17 at 6 p.m., and wind up at noon on Saturday, May 18. This is a new site for the relay. The Bellefonte Relay for Life Committee has chosen “Disney, [Read More]
Pink Zone Check Presentation Pink Zone Check Presentation
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Employees from Jersey Mike’s Sub Shop recently presented a check for $18,612.38 to the Pink Zone effort after area stores raised the money during the company’s annual Day of Caring. The Pink Zone is a non-profit breast cancer organization that promotes cancer awareness and [Read More]
More mumps cases reported at Penn State More mumps cases reported at Penn State
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Another case of mumps has been confirmed at Penn State's University Park campus by University Health Services, adding to the two reported last week. Two more cases are suspected on campus, but are not yet confirmed. This marks the third year in a [Read More]
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