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Centre County Gazette

POLICE BLOTTER POLICE BLOTTER
Centre County Gazette
ROCKVIEW STATE POLICE Police are investigating a no-force burglary that occurred on Oct. 22 on North Ninth Street in Philipsburg. A suspicious silver or aluminum colored General Motors Envoy was indicated on police reports as being in the area at the time of the burglary. The [Read More]
County looking to help fund projects in Gregg and Ferguson County looking to help fund projects in Gregg and Ferguson
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BELLEFONTE — Centre County commissioners agreed to use two different sources to help fund transportation projects in Gregg and Ferguson townships. Gregg needs to replace a bridge and widen two roads in the township. Ferguson is looking to improve bicycling and pedestrian safety. The townships [Read More]
Three Little Birds Boutique opens in State College Three Little Birds Boutique opens in State College
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STATE COLLEGE — A new women’s clothing option is open in downtown State College, as Three Little Birds Boutique fills a much-felt void in the Centre County shopping scene, providing upscale fashion in a low-key environment. The shop at 220 E. Calder Way opened Oct. 12 but held its grand [Read More]

Business

Nittany MinitMart reopens with beer and wine sales Nittany MinitMart reopens with beer and wine sales
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STATE COLLEGE — The extensively renovated Nittany MinitMart in State College reopened earlier on Nov. 5 and now offers wine and beer sales. Located at the corner of West College Avenue and North Atherton Street, Nittany MinitMart has been owned and operated under Nittany Energy since 1981, [Read More]
Old Main Frame Shop moving Old Main Frame Shop moving
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STATE COLLEGE — A longtime State College business is moving from its downtown location in the coming months. Old Main Frame Shop & Gallery, which has been located at 136 E. College Ave. for 43 years, is moving to Ferguson Square, 2766 W. College Ave., Suite 100 in January. Owners [Read More]
Certified Insurance Counselors honors local insurance agent Certified Insurance Counselors honors local insurance agent
Centre County Gazette
David B. Wasson, CIC of Wasson Insurance Agency, Inc., located at 2440 Commercial Boulevard, State College, was recently recognized for professional leadership and advanced knowledge by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors, a leading national insurance professional organization. According [Read More]

Sports

3 county teams capture titles, move on in playoffs 3 county teams capture titles, move on in playoffs
Centre County Gazette
Three Centre County high school football teams captured District 6 Championships over the weekend even though a state record was set in Penn Valley’s 2A semifinal contest with talented Richland. The 49-21 loss ended the Rams’ season (10-2) but not before quarterback Aaron Tobias set [Read More]
Lady Eagles’ “dream season” comes to a close Lady Eagles’ “dream season” comes to a close
Centre County Gazette
SIDMAN — The Bald Eagle Area girls’ soccer team had its best season in the past decade come to a end on Nov. 9 with a PIAA, 2A quarterfinal loss to North Catholic, 5-0. The team finished with a 20-2-1 record for the season and had its first winning campaign since 2009. “We [Read More]
Penn State grapplers open season with shutout win over Navy Penn State grapplers open season with shutout win over Navy
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — So many of the signature moments in the first 10 years of Cael Sanderson’s tenure as head coach of the Penn State wrestling team have come courtesy of the stars. As the curtain raised on the start of Sanderson’s 11th season Nov. 10 in front of a Rec Hall sell-out [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

Milesburg holiday event showcases community pride Milesburg holiday event showcases community pride
Centre County Gazette
MILESBURG — It has been more than a decade since then-Milesburg council members Sandy Dieterle and Virgina Letterman had an idea to showcase the pride of community residents with a holiday celebration event. What started as a small gathering of community members around a large pine tree at a [Read More]
It’s time once again for ‘The Nutcracker’ It’s time once again for ‘The Nutcracker’
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — “The Nutcracker,” this year, will be performed by The Nittany Ballet on Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m. and on Dec. 15, at 3 p.m. at Eisenhower Auditorium at Penn State. The performances at Mishler Theater in Altoona are scheduled for Dec. 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. This is the [Read More]
Uniqueness of Central PA shown through film, music Uniqueness of Central PA shown through film, music
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PHILIPSBURG — Hundreds of people circulated through the historic Rowland Theatre Nov. 8 through 10 during the Centre Film Festival to view a wide range of films, listen to live music and experience a taste of the culture that makes Central Pennsylvania unique. A ribbon-cutting ceremony [Read More]

Community

PV High School hosts fighting robots tournament PV High School hosts fighting robots tournament
Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — The popular “BattleBots” television show features mechanized robots fighting it out inside a metal and plexiglass arena. Folks in Penns Valley got a taste of that kind of action on Nov. 9 as 14 teams of students from high schools around the state gathered for a [Read More]
Retired bomber pilot featured at breakfast Retired bomber pilot featured at breakfast
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CENTRE HALL — Colonel O.J. Johnston was the featured speaker at a veterans recognition breakfast held at the Old Fort American Post 779 on Nov. 8. Johnston was born and raised in Centre County, and graduated from State College High School and Penn State University, attaining a bachelor’s [Read More]
CRPR office moving to Sandy Drive CRPR office moving to Sandy Drive
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STATE COLLEGE — Centre Region Parks and Recreation, an agency with the Centre Region Council of Governments, has announced through a press release that its offices will be moving in mid November. Due to space limitations within the COG building and parking needs, it was decided earlier in the [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Geisinger launches digital tool for better breast-care management Geisinger launches digital tool for better breast-care management
Centre County Gazette
DANVILLE — Geisinger has partnered with Life Image, a global network for sharing clinical and imaging data, to offer a first-of-its-kind innovative digital tool that allows women to request, store, and share their breast health records, including previous mammograms for timely and accurate [Read More]
Physician group welcomes Christina Catherine Physician group welcomes Christina Catherine
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Mount Nittany Health has announced through a press release the addition of Christina Catherine, M.D., Ph.D., to Mount Nittany Physician Group Neurology. “It’s important that my patients have a voice and that they feel heard,” said Catherine. “I want [Read More]
Brian Shunk joins MNPG’s Internal Medicine Brian Shunk joins MNPG’s Internal Medicine
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TATE COLLEGE — Mount Nittany Health has announced through a press release the addition of Brian Shunk, D.O., to Mount Nittany Physician Group Internal Medicine, at its Mount Nittany Health – Blue Course Drive location. “My philosophy of patient care is to help every patient, every [Read More]
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