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Local Police Blotter Local Police Blotter
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STATE POLICE AT PHILIPSBURG The Mountain Top Fire Company told state police a pedestal charcoal grill was taken from 671 Oak St., Rush Township, sometime from July 1 through Aug. 11. Also, various items at the park were spray-painted. O O O Troopers will charge a 31-year-old Spring Mills woman [Read More]
Radio host raises more than $3,000 for flood relief Radio host raises more than $3,000 for flood relief
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — On Sept. 7, 93.7 The Bus morning radio host Jeff Brown raised more than $3,000 for Hurricane Harvey Flood Relief. The 12-hour request-a-thon began at 6 a.m. with listener calls to the Forever Media, State College, offices to pledge a minimum of $10 to hear a song request, [Read More]
Toll Bros. Protest: 100 days and counting Toll Bros. Protest: 100 days and counting
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 The Nittany Valley Water Coalition has been protesting for 100 days at the site of a proposed Toll Brothers student housing development along Whitehall Road and Blue Course Drive in Ferguson Township. Penn State owns the land, and organizers said they have had meetings with the university and [Read More]

Business

Centre County Deed Reports Centre County Deed Reports
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RECORDED 8/21/17- 8/25/17   BELLEFONTE Kenneth R. Schleiden Estate and Joan E. Schleiden, executrix, to Joan E. Schleiden, 147 E. Linn St., Bellefonte, $1 Jonathan T. Berzas and Belynda Berzas to David M. McGoron and Megan A. McGoron, 420 E. Linn St., Bellefonte, $239,900 BENNER [Read More]
Leadership Centre County welcomes two new board members Leadership Centre County welcomes two new board members
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Leadership Centre County recently elected two new members to its board of directors. [Read More]
CCAHC invites landlords to free event CCAHC invites landlords to free event
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The Centre County Affordable Housing Coalition will host a fair housing event, featuring a free lasagna dinner, for area landlords at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, at Calvary Church, 150 Harvest Fields Drive, Boalsburg. [Read More]

Sports

Bald Eagle Area, State College off to a hot start Bald Eagle Area, State College off to a hot start
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Last season, Bald Eagle Area raced out to a 2-0 start with two impressive wins, but beginning in the third game the Eagles ran into some tough times. Not this year. [Read More]
Pickleball teams from Pennsylvania, Maryland compete Pickleball teams from Pennsylvania, Maryland compete
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STATE COLLEGE — Pickleball teams from Pennsylvania and Maryland came together Aug. 26 to participate in the 2017 State College YMCA Pickleball Doubles Tournament.  Pickleball is a paddle sport. It is played on a badminton-sized court with large, ping pong-like paddles and a whiffle [Read More]
JAKES event held in Sandy Ridge JAKES event held in Sandy Ridge
Centre County Gazette
The Central Pennsylvania Limbhangers Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, in conjunction with the Sandy Ridge Sportsman’s Club, recently held its annual JAKES (Juniors Acquiring Knowledge, Ethics, and Sportsmanship) event. Approximately 25 young people learned about safety and tried [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

Good Spirits event celebrates nature and local artists Good Spirits event celebrates nature and local artists
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The Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania will host its sixth annual Good Spirits fundraiser, featuring art, nature, entertainment, wine-tasting and more, from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17. This year’s nature-themed event will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall on Waupelani Drive [Read More]
Nittany Con expands to a two-day event Nittany Con expands to a two-day event
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Nittany Con, Centre County's annual comic convention, has expanded into a two-day event scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 23, and Sunday, Sept. 24, at the Ramada Inn on South Atherton Street. Having grown since its inception in 2013, Nittany Con organizers recognized the [Read More]
Storyteller of the Year to visit Schlow Storyteller of the Year to visit Schlow
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National Storyteller of the Year and Penn State alumnus Robin Moore will present “Ice Age People of Prehistoric Pennsylvania” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, at Schlow Centre Region Library. [Read More]

Education

South Hills School offering drone flight school South Hills School offering drone flight school
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STATE COLLEGE — South Hills School of Business and Technology has announced a new “drone flight school” professional development program to be offered evenings and weekends through the State College Campus this fall.  “Commercial drone use is in its [Read More]
Schlow Library offers help with technology use Schlow Library offers help with technology use
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STATE COLLEGE — Having trouble keeping up with all the technology that’s available? Schlow Centre Region Library can help with its Schlow Labs classes, formerly "Gadgets for Grownups," at 10:30 a.m. on five Saturdays, Sept. 30, Oct. 7 and 28, Nov. 18 and Dec. 9. On Sept. 30, [Read More]
THE JARED BOX PROJECT THE JARED BOX PROJECT
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State College Area High School's main office staff made Jared Boxes for young patients at Mount Nittany Health. A Jared Box is a plastic shoebox filled with games and toys and given to children in the emergency departments, surgical centers, patient rooms and cancer care centers. The Jared Box [Read More]

Community

Mitchell named CEO of YMCA of Centre County Mitchell named CEO of YMCA of Centre County
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YMCA of Centre County has announced it has new leadership. The Y’s board of directors appointed Scott Mitchell, who has been with the association for 19 years, as chief executive officer after the former CEO stepped down to pursue other opportunities. Mitchell served most recently as the chief o [Read More]
Antique machinery show draws crowds to Penns Cave Antique machinery show draws crowds to Penns Cave
Centre County Gazette
The Nittany Antique Machinery Association recently held its annual fall show, featuring 800 tractors of all brands — with some dating back nearly 100 years — at Penns Cave. Each year, the show highlights one brand of farm equipment, and this year it was the orange machines of the Allis-Chalmers [Read More]
The Avid Gardener: Preparing to bring plants indoors The Avid Gardener: Preparing to bring plants indoors
Centre County Gazette
“As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect.” — Franz Kafka, “The Metamorphosis” Sometimes, just the thought of garden pests becomes a nightmare for any gardener. Yesterday, I spotted [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Yoga with a view promotes a greater purpose Yoga with a view promotes a greater purpose
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When the snow flies, it’s a given that the top of Tussey Mountain in Boalsburg will be filled with skiers and snowboarders preparing to race to the bottom. It's not quite as expected to find a crowd gathered there during the warmer months, but that’s exactly what happens three times a year, whe [Read More]
Centre LifeLink in top 1 percent of U.S. ambulance services Centre LifeLink in top 1 percent of U.S. ambulance services
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Centre LifeLink EMS has been re-accredited for its sixth consecutive three-year term by the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services. Centre LifeLink was recognized for its compliance with national standards of excellence and exemplifying the “gold standard” of emergency medical care. [Read More]
Blood screenings at Centre County Grange Fair Blood screenings at Centre County Grange Fair
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Centre Home Care provided blood pressure screenings to attendees of this year's Centre County Grange Fair. The organization's nurses took the readings, while RSVP volunteers recorded the results. Here, Centre Home Care nurse Sara Bowman, right, takes RSVP member Dick Wolf's blood pressure.   [Read More]
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