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Local EMS providers struggle with financing, personnel - Sean Yoder

Emergency medical services professionals face an ever-tightening vise as they are squeezed for both personnel and funding. It is not a new narrative EMS agencies, especially in rural areas, complaining of lack of funding, low reimbursement rates for services, fewer volunteers and fewer willing



Centre County Gazette

Work begins on Slab Cabin Run bridge Work begins on Slab Cabin Run bridge
Centre County Gazette
BOALSBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will begin work soon to replace a Branch Road bridge near State College. Replacing the bridge will allow PennDOT to remove it from Centre County’s structurally deficient list, according to a press release. The bridge spans Slab [Read More]
Schell named warden at CCCF Schell named warden at CCCF
Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — Centre County has named the new warden of the Centre County Correctional Facility. Christopher A. Schell began his work May 21, and he brings with him an extensive resume in corrections. Prior to his post as warden in Centre County, Schell worked his way up as a corrections [Read More]
SC, Bellefonte and P-O hold graduation services SC, Bellefonte and P-O hold graduation services
Centre County Gazette
High school seniors from State College, Bellefonte and Philipsburg-Osceola received diplomas at their respective commencement services last week. One hundred eighty seniors graduated from Bellefonte Area High School at commencement services held at the high school gymnasium. Ryan Lidgett was the [Read More]

Business

Prediction fulfilled: Cavaliers will have Goodyear logo on uniform Prediction fulfilled: Cavaliers will have Goodyear logo on uniform
Centre County Gazette
As a partial season ticket holder, I recently received an email that outlined a partnership between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Akron, Ohio-based Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company to place the famous Goodyear Wingfoot logo on the Cavs' new, but yet to be revealed, Nike uniforms for the 2017-18 [Read More]
Penn State SBDC created jobs, added millions to economy in 2016 Penn State SBDC created jobs, added millions to economy in 2016
Centre County Gazette
The Penn State Small Business Development Center, according to its new impact report, secured $8.6 million in financing, drove an increase in sales of more than $5 million for clients and helped to save or create more than 200 jobs in Centre and Mifflin counties in 2016. [Read More]
BCB seeks candidates BCB seeks candidates
Centre County Gazette
On Aug. 2, the Bellefonte Chamber Board of Election’s Nominating Committee will present a slate of at least five candidates for 2-year terms on the Chamber’s board of directors. [Read More]

Sports

GEFA offers semipro football league for local adults GEFA offers semipro football league for local adults
Centre County Gazette
For most college football players, that last game of their final year of eligibility is the last time they ever play organized football. Tens of thousands of high school players realize this fact following the final games of their senior years. There are even many professional players who have falle [Read More]
Little Lions downed by Dallastown Little Lions downed by Dallastown
Centre County Gazette
e State College baseball team's impressive march through the 2017 playoffs ended June 12 with a 6-1 loss to District 3 power Dallastown in the PIAA 6-A semifinal. [Read More]
Lady Mounties fall in PIAA semis Lady Mounties fall in PIAA semis
Centre County Gazette
It was a formula for success that the Philipsburg-Osceola softball team has used time and time again. Break out ahead, keep on the pressure and rely heavily on pitching and defense to keep opponents at bay. Only this time, playing against District 7 South Park in the PIAA AAA semifinal at Mount Al [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

Bellefonte ready to ‘cruise’ into summer Bellefonte ready to ‘cruise’ into summer
Centre County Gazette
A free car, live music and a soap box derby will be entertaining car lovers and community members Friday, June 16, through Sunday, June 18, during the 2017 Bellefonte Cruise in historic Bellefonte. [Read More]
FUSE Productions to present 'Camelot ' FUSE Productions to present 'Camelot '
Centre County Gazette
FUSE Productions presents the classic 1960 musical "Camelot," Thursday, June 22, through Sunday, June 25, at Penn State's Schwab Auditorium. [Read More]
‘The Mummy’ untangles in new start for classic movie monsters ‘The Mummy’ untangles in new start for classic movie monsters
Centre County Gazette
“The Mummy” is the first official entry in the “Dark Universe,” a franchise where Universal aims to revive its classic movie monsters and have them mingle. Think of it as a variation on the Marvel and DC Extended Universes. I have to wonder if The Mummy, as a character, is [Read More]

Education

New recognition society will honor State High alumni, retired faculty, community supporters New recognition society will honor State High alumni, retired faculty, community supporters
Centre County Gazette
The State College Area School District Education Foundation recently announced the creation of the Maroon and Gray Society, a platform that will recognize the district’s most noteworthy alumni, faculty and key contributors. Individuals inducted into the society will be nominated by members of the [Read More]
Rebersburg students receive Roger Bierly memorial awards Rebersburg students receive Roger Bierly memorial awards
Centre County Gazette
Students at Miles Township Elementary School in Rebersburg gathered June 6 in the school’s all-purpose room for the presentation of the sixth annual Roger A. Bierly Memorial Awards. [Read More]
New building project underway at Innovation Park at Penn State  New building project underway at Innovation Park at Penn State
Centre County Gazette
On June 9, GLP 310 IP of Baltimore, led by GLP Development, broke ground for a new research/office building offering 30,000 square feet of available space at 310 Innovation Blvd. The building will be home to the 10,800-square-foot Morgan Advanced Materials’ Carbon Science Centre of Excellence. [Read More]

Community

St. John’s Union Church veterans presented Quilts of Valor St. John’s Union Church veterans presented Quilts of Valor
Centre County Gazette
Nine members of St. John’s Union Church in Farmers Mills were awarded Quilts of Valor during a June 11 service at the church. All the men are military veterans, having served at various times from World War II to the late 1970s. [Read More]
Local libraries begin summer reading programs Local libraries begin summer reading programs
Centre County Gazette
School’s out, and the days of summer stretch ahead like a long winding road with endless possibilities. At least it seems that way when you're young. [Read More]
New marquee, plaza unveiled in Philipsburg New marquee, plaza unveiled in Philipsburg
Centre County Gazette
The Rowland Theatre in Philipsburg recently celebrated its 100th anniversary by unveiling the new marquee and Centennial Plaza. [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Backyard poultry presents salmonella risk Backyard poultry presents salmonella risk
Centre County Gazette
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this spring reports that there are eight ongoing outbreaks of salmonella in 47 states linked to backyard poultry in the United States. As of May 13, 71 people had been hospitalized — 36 percent of those infected are children under the age of 5. F [Read More]
E-cigarettes less addictive than cigarettes, PATH study shows E-cigarettes less addictive than cigarettes, PATH study shows
Centre County Gazette
People who regularly use electronic cigarettes are less dependent on their product than those who regularly use traditional cigarettes, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. [Read More]
Healthy and budget friendly summer family fun Healthy and budget friendly summer family fun
Centre County Gazette
Summer is a time to enjoy your child and have fun! But this fun does not have to come at an exorbitant price. [Read More]
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