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Harner Farm plans to downsize; market to remain open - Vincent Corso

After concerns about zoning changes, Harner Farm has sold part of its property and plans to downsize its operation. But don’t worry, the State College institution at West College Avenue and Whitehall Road will keep its farm stand, and all of the fruit, produce and cider that residents love will st



Centre County Gazette

Public meeting set on Bellefonte to Milesburg trail study Public meeting set on Bellefonte to Milesburg trail study
Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — The county will hold a public meeting to discuss the Bellefonte to Milesburg trail feasibility study on Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Bellefonte Borough Municipal Building. The meeting is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. and a presentation of the complete feasibility study of the project [Read More]
Local Police Blotter Local Police Blotter
Centre County Gazette
Police said they found Owen Bechdel, 20, of Karthaus, in possession of marijuana and paraphernalia on Sept. 5. Charges have been filed. *** Police said they arrested a 42-year-old Philipsburg woman for DUI after a traffic stop at the 700 block of Flat Rock Road in Worth Township on Oct. 16. Police [Read More]
Area death notices Area death notices
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Betta Zuzana Hirko Kriner died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at Village at Penn State Atrium. She was 94. Arrangements were under the direction of Koch Funeral Home, State College. www.kochfuneralhome.com     BELLEFONTE — John William Woodring died Thursday, Nov. [Read More]

Business

Restek gives in response to Hurricanes Florence and Michael Restek gives in response to Hurricanes Florence and Michael
Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — Restek, its employee-owners, and its customers teamed up to give more than $5,000 this November in support of the Red Cross hurricane disaster relief efforts — particularly in areas affected by hurricanes Florence and Michael, which ravaged the southeastern United States. [Read More]
Centre County Deed Reports Centre County Deed Reports
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Deeds recorded Nov. 13 to 16 BELLEFONTE BOROUGH Rellim Real Estate LLC to Stephanie Schroeder and Kyle Fagan, 231 N. Thoma St., $274,150 Jonell B. Knisel Estate, Jodell Lorraine Ralston and Douglas Keith Knisely to Tim E. Knisely and Karin M. Knisely, 972 Woodland Drive, $1 PHILIPSBURG [Read More]
South Hills students get glimpse into retailing South Hills students get glimpse into retailing
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Second-year business administration-management and marketing students at South Hills School are required to take a retailing class, which highlights the many aspects of running a retail business. The course covers duties such as inventory control, pricing/buying, store [Read More]

Sports

SCAR Derby’s season ends in a blizzard of offense SCAR Derby’s season ends in a blizzard of offense
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Riding an impressive offensive performance, including a 35-point jam by Letter Havoc to start the second half, the Snow Furies defeated Black Ice 209-152 at the Blizzard Battle on Sunday, Dec. 2. State College Area Roller Derby held the final intraleague bout at Penn Skates to [Read More]
Eight local athletes earn volleyball honors Eight local athletes earn volleyball honors
Centre County Gazette
The accolades keep pouring in for the Bald Eagle Area girls’ volleyball team. The PIAA Class 2A champions had five Lady Eagles named to the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association All-State team. In addition, three members of the State College program picked up honors in Class 4A, on [Read More]
Shelton-Burliegh taking LHU hoops to the next level Shelton-Burliegh taking LHU hoops to the next level
Centre County Gazette
State College grad Jaylyn Shelton-Burleigh has played a key role in Lock Haven’s women’s basketball team getting off to a 6-1 start. Shelton-Burleigh is second on the team in scoring with an 11.3 average and second in rebounding with 34. She also has six assists, seven steals and three [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

Bellefonte celebrates the season with traditions new and old Bellefonte celebrates the season with traditions new and old
Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — The holiday season is definitely one of the most magical times to live in Bellefonte. This year, old events and new events alike are slated in our downtown. Now in its 37th year, the annual Bellefonte Victorian Christmas weekend kicks off on Friday, Dec. 7, with a traditional [Read More]
Centre County galleries offer unique and meaningful gift options Centre County galleries offer unique and meaningful gift options
Centre County Gazette
  What do you get the person who already has everything? Too often, we turn to amazon.com or a big box department store to pick up something generic, something a million other people also have. If you’re looking for a memorable, one-of-a-kind gift that your loved one can treasure for a [Read More]
Merry Millheim celebrates Christmas season Merry Millheim celebrates Christmas season
Centre County Gazette
MILLHEIM — The Christmas season opened in Millheim on Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 1, with the town’s eighth annual Merry Millheim celebration. This occasion featured several events including music, crafts and other activities held in and around downtown Millheim. Friday night [Read More]

Education

Penns Valley High School dedicates newly renovated building Penns Valley High School dedicates newly renovated building
Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — On Sept. 26, a public dedication ceremony attended by about 150 people was held in the Penns Valley High School auditorium for the recent major renovations to the building. The ceremony was the culmination of a multi-million dollar project which began in June 2017 and includes [Read More]
State High students organize relief effort for school district flooded by Florence State High students organize relief effort for school district flooded by Florence
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Several State College Area High School student groups have joined together to organize Operation Sunshine, a relief effort for a North Carolina school district hit hard by Hurricane Florence. Public Schools of Robeson County district was still recovering from the aftermath of [Read More]
Piazzas speak with student leaders about Greek life safety Piazzas speak with student leaders about Greek life safety
Centre County Gazette
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]

Community

Centre County Reads 2019 selects 'Vulture' Centre County Reads 2019 selects 'Vulture'
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Centre County Reads is going to the birds in 2019. Well, one particular bird. “Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird” by Penn State alum Katie Fallon is the Centre County Reads book for 2019. The book “chronicles the life and times of one of the [Read More]
Quilts and Prints at Schlow: Young people respond to Gee’s Bend art Quilts and Prints at Schlow: Young people respond to Gee’s Bend art
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — A group of 11 young people from ages 10 to 16 recently combined art, creative writing, reduction block making and quilting to create a show to be featured at Schlow Library through December. Most of the students are home-schooled and most had never sewn before. The opening [Read More]
SC boys’ basketball Booster Club looking for volunteers for Beaver Stadium Seatback Takedown SC boys’ basketball Booster Club looking for volunteers for Beaver Stadium Seatback Takedown
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — On Sunday morning, Dec. 9, the State College Boys’ Basketball Booster Club is holding a fundraiser at Beaver Stadium. Volunteers will help take down over 3,000 seatbacks that the players and families set up in August. Before the start of the Nittany Lions’ [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Sunday's Centre County Heart Walk supports AHA Sunday's Centre County Heart Walk supports AHA
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE —The 2018 Centre County Heart Walk, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 6, at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, will be among 300 Heart Walks held in communities across the nation. Each year, nearly 1 million people walk in the events, which are fundraisers of the American Heart [Read More]
Mount Nittany receives four national stroke care awards Mount Nittany receives four national stroke care awards
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Mount Nittany Health has announced Mount Nittany Medical Center has recently received four national quality awards for excellence in stroke care: ■ Joint Commission Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers Gold Seal of Approval Established in 2003, the Gold [Read More]
What to know about shoulder replacement surgery What to know about shoulder replacement surgery
Centre County Gazette
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]
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