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Maine Bay & Berry to expand operations at The Barn - Vincent Corso

The Barn in Lemont is going to get a New England-style makeover, as the Maine Bay and Berry Co., currently operating out of the basement of the facility, will soon take over the lease and become first-floor tenants. But, organic gardeners shouldn’t fret. The current operators of The Ba



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Local Police Blotter Local Police Blotter
Centre County Gazette
ROCKVIEW STATE POLICE Police said a Bellefonte man who is prohibited from purchasing and possessing firearms attempted to purchase a firearm from J&E Guns in Spring Township on March 30. The investigation is ongoing. *** Police are investigating after an employee at the Nittany MiniMart on [Read More]
Medical marijuana facility to hold grand opening Medical marijuana facility to hold grand opening
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STATE COLLEGE — For many in Centre County, there were a lot of questions when Nature’s Medicine, the county's first medical marijuana dispensary, opened its doors in June.  After all, marijuana was illegal in the state until a law allowing the use of medical marijuana went into [Read More]
On the Waterfront On the Waterfront
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More than 400 people enjoyed a late summer evening of dining along the waterfront Sept. 7 at the first Bellefonte Under the Lights. The event, hosted by Downtown Bellefonte Inc., featured a progressive-style community dinner with food and drinks from local businesses and music from Biscuit [Read More]

Business

$10,000 grant to boost job opportunities for adults with a $10,000 grant to boost job opportunities for adults with a
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STATE COLLEGE — Members of Centre Foundation’s Giving Circle gathered at Above the Valley on Aug. 29 for their annual cocktail reception. They heard presentations from three local organizations: ACRES Project, Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County and Discovery Space. After [Read More]
Dunkin' Donuts construction has started on the Benner Pike Dunkin' Donuts construction has started on the Benner Pike
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BELLEFONTE — Those looking for a doughnut and a cup of coffee in Bellefonte will have a new option soon, as construction of a new Dunkin' Donuts has started on the Benner Pike. Located on the land between Bellefonte Lanes and Greystone, the 2,279-square-foot store should be open by December or [Read More]
Centre County Deed Reports Centre County Deed Reports
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RECORDED Aug. 13-17, 2018   BELLEFONTE BOROUGH Steven M. Williams and Christa L. Williams to Michael Daughenbaugh, 1236 Zion Road, $192,500 Joseph Donald Fulcher to James A. Galio Jr. and Jennifer M. Galio, 1019 Airport Road, $219,939.87   CENTRE HALL BOROUGH Dan E. Western and [Read More]

Sports

Three county teams remain unbeaten Three county teams remain unbeaten
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Three teams still unbeaten, a massive win for Penns Valley at Central and noticeable improvements in Philipsburg highlighted Week 4's events for the five local high school football teams. Bellefonte, State College and BEA are all now 4-0 after wins Sept. 14, while the Rams emerged 2-2 after a [Read More]
Local cross-country teams off and running Local cross-country teams off and running
Centre County Gazette
Several county cross-country teams got off the blocks over the past two weeks. Here’s a quick glimpse of some of the action. STATE COLLEGE The State College girls’ cross-country team defeated University High School of West Virginia at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational on Sept. [Read More]
State College tennis continues on-court success State College tennis continues on-court success
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STATE COLLEGE — The State College Area High School girls’ tennis team ran its record to 7-0, prevailing over visiting Lower Dauphin, 5-0, on Sept. 5. “The girls did a nice job against a better team,” Lady Little Lions coach Jane Borden said. “We had a bit of a weather [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

Crickfest draws crowds to Coburn Park Crickfest draws crowds to Coburn Park
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COBURN — The Penns Valley Conservation Association's Crickfest derives its name from a slang term for "creek," and the name certainly is appropriate for the event, which is held at Coburn Park, where Elk Creek and Pine Creek both flow into Penns Creek. The festival, in its 16th year, was held [Read More]
Art Alliance to celebrate 50 years Art Alliance to celebrate 50 years
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PETERSBURG — Shaver's Creek Environmental Center will host the Art Alliance of Central PA's 50th anniversary celebration on the evening of Sunday, Sept. 23. The event will commemorate the Art Alliance's dedication to art and artists by incorporating art with history, nature and, of course, [Read More]
Hope Fest to replace Wing Ding Thing in Philipsburg Hope Fest to replace Wing Ding Thing in Philipsburg
Centre County Gazette
PHILIPSBURG — The Hope Fire Company in Philipsburg recently was left scrambling when its biggest fundraiser, the Wing Ding Thing Festival put on by the Philipsburg Revitalization Corporation, was cancelled.  During the event, the fire company was to announce the winner of its raffle of a [Read More]

Education

Piazzas speak with student leaders about Greek life safety Piazzas speak with student leaders about Greek life safety
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UNIVERSITY PARK — Jim and Evelyn Piazza, parents of Timothy Piazza, addressed student leaders in Penn State’s Greek-life community Aug. 29 as part of the “Reframing the New Member Experience” program. The Piazzas were invited by university President Eric Barron to speak at [Read More]
Marathon Read to commemorate 1968 Marathon Read to commemorate 1968
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UNIVERSITY PARK — The Marathon Read will again occupy Pattee Mall on the Penn State campus for a community reading event Thursday, Sept. 13. The event’s theme is “Pages from 1968” and will commemorate 50 years since the watershed months of 1968, with resonant texts from that [Read More]
Street Art Street Art
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Penn State's Center for the Performing Arts, in partnership with the Woskob Family Gallery, welcomed visitors to LION Bash 2018 to try their hand at street art. The Living in One Neighborhood Bash is an annual welcome-back event that invites new and returning students to connect with the people and [Read More]

Community

Award-winning author Stephanie Powell Watts to visit Schlow Award-winning author Stephanie Powell Watts to visit Schlow
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STATE COLLEGE — Schlow Centre Region Library is hosting an evening with bestselling novelist Stephanie Powell Watts at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, in the library’s Downsbrough Community Room. Watts’s debut novel, “No One Is Coming to Save Us,” was named one of the best [Read More]
Talk, book-signing focus on ‘Pennsylvania Farming’ Talk, book-signing focus on ‘Pennsylvania Farming’
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STATE COLLEGE — The Centre County Historical Society invites residents to a talk and book-signing for “Pennsylvania Farming: A History in Landscapes” by Dr. Sally McMurry at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at the Centre County/Penn State Visitor Center, 800 E. Park [Read More]
Free youth pheasant hunt scheduled Free youth pheasant hunt scheduled
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REBERSBURG — A free pheasant hunt for youth ages 12 to 16 interested in learning about upland hunting will be held Saturday, Oct. 6, at Pointer Haven LLC near Rebersburg. The event is sponsored by Pointer Haven LLC, along with the Central PA Chapter of Pheasants Forever and the Penn State [Read More]

Health & Wellness

What to know about shoulder replacement surgery What to know about shoulder replacement surgery
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Those whose golf or tennis games are on hold due to chronic shoulder pain and stiffness might find themselves considering joint replacement surgery.  First performed in the 1950s, the surgery was invented to treat serious breaks in the ball or socket of the shoulder joint that could not be [Read More]
Rohrbacker joins Mount Nittany Health-Philipsburg Rohrbacker joins Mount Nittany Health-Philipsburg
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PHILIPSBURG — Mount Nittany Health recently announced the addition of certified registered nurse practitioner Matthew Rohrbacker to its team of family medicine providers at the Mount Nittany Health-Philipsburg location. Rohrbacker previously worked as a registered nurse in the emergency [Read More]
Dr. Peter Seidenberg recognized as Special Olympics health champion Dr. Peter Seidenberg recognized as Special Olympics health champion
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STATE COLLEGE — Dr. Peter Seidenberg, a family and sports medicine physician at Penn State Sports Medicine in State College, was honored by Special Olympics Pennsylvania with its highest health honor for his work to end health care disparities for athletes with intellectual [Read More]
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