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County eyes grant money to fund projects - G. Kerry Webster

Centre County may soon reap the benefits of a grant program sponsored by its liability insurance provider, the Pennsylvania Counties Risk Pool.



Centre County Gazette

Summer Slam Tournament will benefit Bob Perks Fund Summer Slam Tournament will benefit Bob Perks Fund
Centre County Gazette
There's a new tourney in town. The Bob Perks Fund will host its first-ever Summer Slam 3v3 Basketball Tournament. The event is scheduled to take place Saturday, June 4, at the State College YMCA, 677 W. Whitehall Road in State College. [Read More]
Marion-Walker Elementary Dances to fight cancer Marion-Walker Elementary Dances to fight cancer
Centre County Gazette
Students danced away the afternoon May 13 at Marion-Walker Elementary as they raised money to support children with cancer during the school's third annual Mini-THON fundraiser. [Read More]
Port a familiar face in Bellefonte Port a familiar face in Bellefonte
Centre County Gazette
Almost any day of the week or any time of the day, Joan Port, of Bellefonte, can be found at her family’s business, providing customers with whatever they might need or lending a helping hand with whatever needs to be done. [Read More]

Business

Creative professionals group presents marketing awards Creative professionals group presents marketing awards
Centre County Gazette
Professional group [CP]2 hosted its second Bracket Awards — a competition awarding excellence in advertising, design and marketing created in Central Pennsylvania — on May 19 at Black Sun Studio in State College. [Read More]
TMMData partners with education association to manage data TMMData partners with education association to manage data
Centre County Gazette
TMMData, a provider of flexible data management software has announced its partnership with the University Professional and Continuing Education Association. Through the collaboration, TMMData will pair its data integration and management expertise with UPCEA’s efforts to anticipate and assist mem [Read More]
Local firm receives awards from NAIOP Northern Ohio Local firm receives awards from NAIOP Northern Ohio
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Weber Murphy Fox, an architecture firm with offices in State College, Erie and Cleveland, was recognized recently at NAIOP Northern Ohio’s Awards of Excellence event. The firm won Industrial Renovation of the Year for the Lord Corporation on Robison Road in Erie and [Read More]

Sports

Unsung heroes lead Penguins to Cup Final Unsung heroes lead Penguins to Cup Final
Centre County Gazette
For the first time since their last Stanley Cup win in 2009, the Penguins held off the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in front of a raucous Consol Energy Center crowd on Thursday night to advance to the Stanley Cup Final. [Read More]
Bald Eagle Area takes down McCort Bald Eagle Area takes down McCort
Centre County Gazette
On May 23, third-seeded Bald Eagle Area Softball defeated 11th-seeded Bishop McCort Catholic High School, 9-2, to advance to the semifinals of the District 6 Class AA playoffs under first-year head coach Don Lucas. [Read More]
Philipsburg-Osceola takes down Westmont Hilltop, 9-0 Philipsburg-Osceola takes down Westmont Hilltop, 9-0
Centre County Gazette
The No. 9 seeded Westmont Hilltop softball team was facing enough adversity at No. 1 Philipsburg-Osceola in the District 6, AA quarterfinal on May 23 without bringing more upon itself. [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

FUSE Productions to stage 'My Fair Lady' FUSE Productions to stage 'My Fair Lady'
Centre County Gazette
FUSE Productions presents the legendary stage musical “My Fair Lady,” in celebration of the original Broadway show's 60th anniversary. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9, through Saturday, June 11, and Thursday, June 16, through Saturday, June 18. [Read More]
Robichaux uses childhood experiences for new film Robichaux uses childhood experiences for new film
Centre County Gazette
Penn State School of Theatre faculty member Richard Robichaux fondly recalled summers spent in Louisiana with his “Paw-Paw” for his most recent role, a Cajun local named Pascal in the New Orleans-set “Devil in the Deep Blue Sea.” [Read More]
Exhibit opening at HUB Gallery Exhibit opening at HUB Gallery
Centre County Gazette
“Art by Vesco,” a collection of sculptural encaustic paintings by Joe Vescovich, will be on display from Friday, May 20, through Sunday, Sept. 18, in Art Alley of Penn State's HUB-Robeson Galleries. [Read More]

Education

Senior Spotlight: Julia Stone Senior Spotlight: Julia Stone
Centre County Gazette
Centre County Gazette managing editor Chris Morelli recently interviewed Bellefonte Area High School senior Julia Stone about her future plans, role model and more. [Read More]
Senior Spotlight: Haylee Hayward Senior Spotlight: Haylee Hayward
Centre County Gazette
Centre County Gazette managing editor Chris Morelli is interviewing area seniors about future plans and current interests. Here, he caught up with Philipsburg-Osceola High School senior Haylee Hayward. [Read More]
Senior Spotlight: Margaret Dunkelberger Senior Spotlight: Margaret Dunkelberger
Centre County Gazette
The Centre County Gazette presents its end-of-the-school-year interviews with local graduating seniors. Here, managing editor Chris Morelli interviews Penns Valley Area High School's Margaret Dunkelberger. [Read More]

Community

Boalsburg Cub Scouts hold Space Derby Boalsburg Cub Scouts hold Space Derby
Centre County Gazette
Rockets were flying in Boalsburg on May 19, but NASA was not involved. Instead, it was 20 members of Boalsburg Cub Scout Pack 380 competing in a Space Derby in the Boalsburg Lions Club building. [Read More]
The Avid Gardener: The allure of container gardening The Avid Gardener: The allure of container gardening
Centre County Gazette
How do I love container gardening? Let me count the ways. Any container adds a burst of color to blah places such as decks, front stoops, back kitchen entryways, in between garage doors and in front of unsightly garden sheds. [Read More]
Cub Scouts replace flags on Veterans' graves Cub Scouts replace flags on Veterans' graves
Centre County Gazette
Five Cub Scouts from Cub Scout Pack 20 in Centre Hall gathered at the Lutheran and Reformed Cemetery on West Church Street in Centre Hall on May 18 to replaced aging and worn American flags on the graves of U.S. armed services veterans buried in the cemetery. [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Teens more likely to be victims of distracted driving Teens more likely to be victims of distracted driving
Centre County Gazette
More than 3,100 people were killed in 2014 as a result of distracted driving, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. [Read More]
IPL services can help you look and feel your best IPL services can help you look and feel your best
Centre County Gazette
As a licensed aesthetician, I’m often asked about the latest technologies available to deliver fast, safe and effective results. When it comes to common concerns about facial skin — from unwanted hair to scars, fine lines and wrinkles — increasingly more providers are using Intense Pulsed Ligh [Read More]
Area's cardiac arrest survival rate on the rise Area's cardiac arrest survival rate on the rise
Centre County Gazette
The Centre Region’s cardiac arrest survival rate continues to climb, according to Centre LifeLink’s annual Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival report. [Read More]
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