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Bonfatto’s opens in new location - Vincent Corso

BELLEFONTE – Those hungering for the famous Bonanza subs need to wait no longer. Bonfatto’s is open again. Closed in December, Bonfatto’s Restaurant and Lounge is open again, now known as Bonfatto’s Italian Market and Corner Café, and now in the heart of Bellefonte



Centre County Gazette

Voter registration deadline approaching Voter registration deadline approaching
Centre County Gazette
Monday April 22 is the last day to register to vote for May’s primary and special election. This year’s primary will be held on May 21 in conjunction with the special election to fill the vacated 12th District U.S. Congressional seat. This means that independent voters in the 12th [Read More]
Local Police Blotter Local Police Blotter
Centre County Gazette
ROCKVIEW STATE POLICE A 30-year-old-man from Munson was cited on March 8 after he allegedly wrote a check for $127.20 to Auto Body Parts Outlet in Philipsburg without sufficient funds in the account to cover the check, said police. Certified mail was sent to the man and after a 10-day notice period [Read More]
Watershed Cleanup Day set for April 20 Watershed Cleanup Day set for April 20
Centre County Gazette
Those who are looking for a way to help make a difference this Earth Day have the opportunity to do so during ClearWater Conservancy’s annual Watershed Cleanup Day on Saturday, April 20. A fun way to help protect the area’s waterways from the littering and illegal dumping, ClearWater [Read More]

Business

MVEDP approves loan to area manufacturer MVEDP approves loan to area manufacturer
Centre County Gazette
PHILIPSBURG — Officials of the Moshannon Valley Economic Development Partnership announced through a press release the approval of a loan from its Revolving Loan Fund program to UMI Performance, Inc. A loan of $65,000 was approved to assist UMI with the acquisition of a property located in [Read More]
Kish Travel and Pixie Dust Wishes form magical partnership Kish Travel and Pixie Dust Wishes form magical partnership
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Kish Travel recently announced it has recently become the exclusive travel partner of Pixie Dust Wishes, a State College-based non-profit that grants Disney World wish trips to individuals with special needs/disabilities and their families.   Pixie Dust Wishes has [Read More]
Deed reports Deed reports
Centre County Gazette
Recorded March 25 to March 29  BELLEFONTE BOROUGH Michael C. Immel to Michael C. Immel and Tara L. Immel, 430 N. Allegheny St., $1 PHILIPSBURG BOROUGH Brea Dunn and Brea Beish to Jason Allan Hoffman and Rachael Hoffman, 107 N. Fourth St., $92,500 Moshannon Building Enterprises Inc. to [Read More]

Sports

Anglers hit the streams in Penns Valley Anglers hit the streams in Penns Valley
Centre County Gazette
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]
Spring Mills powerlifters bring home several championships Spring Mills powerlifters bring home several championships
Centre County Gazette
BIGLER — The TransFitness powerlifting team, of Spring Mills, performed well in the last two powerlifting meets that were held in Bigler. Everyone on the team won first place at the Central PA Open Powerlifting Meet that was held last year on December 15. Caroline Witter, lifted in the [Read More]
Four Strong Innings Four Strong Innings
Centre County Gazette
Freshman Derek Fravel pitched four inning of one run ball during Bellefonte’s 16-1 victory over BEA on April 11. [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

Choral Society marks 70th anniversary with gala performance Choral Society marks 70th anniversary with gala performance
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — In 1997, the State College Choral Society performed Felix Mendelssohn’s choral masterpiece “Elijah,” with operatic great Sherrill Milnes in the role of the titular prophet, to “a richly deserved standing ovation,” according to a [Read More]
‘Greyest Show on Earth’ set for April 27 ‘Greyest Show on Earth’ set for April 27
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — From mysterious fortune tellers and tattooed ladies, to sad clowns and sideshow freaks, Lady Grey’s Lovelies are taking audiences to the circus at the upcoming cabaret. On April 27, join Lady Grey and friends in The Attic of The State Theatre for The Greyest Show on [Read More]
South Hills announces summer music series South Hills announces summer music series
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — South Hills School of Business & Technology recently announced the lineup for the 30th annual Summer Music Picnic series. This summer-long series of concerts is sponsored by The Mazza Foundation for Education, and will feature artists such as Nittany Knights, Callanish, [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
Centre County Gazette
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
Centre County Gazette
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

Easter Services throughout the region Easter Services throughout the region
Centre County Gazette
Albright-Bethune United Methodist Church 206 S. Burrowes St., State College Maundy Thursday: 6 p.m., April 18 Good Friday (interfaith worship): 7 p.m., April 19 Easter: 11 a.m., April 21   Bald Eagle Valley Community United Methodist Church 111 Runville Road, Bellefonte Easter: 9 a.m., [Read More]
Local professionals offer spring car care tips Local professionals offer spring car care tips
Centre County Gazette
Winter can be tough on vehicles, and after a long cold winter it is a good idea to give vehicles a thorough inspection to make sure they are performing at optimal levels.  After all, with the warm weather comes summer road trips and if you keep your vehicle running smooth, who knows how far it [Read More]
The Avid Gardener: Growing into spring The Avid Gardener: Growing into spring
Centre County Gazette
“The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another.” Henry Van Dyke The name for the fourth month, April, derives from the Greek word for “opening.” This could refer to the opening or blossoming of flowers and trees this month, but it could just as [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
Centre County Gazette
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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