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‘GT’ tours Philipsburg - Teresa Mull

PHILIPSBURG — U.S. Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson, R-Howard, led by Philipsburg Revitalization Corporation board members Faith Maguire and Eric Kelmenson, spent hours in Philipsburg on Aug. 10, strolling downtown streets, touring historic buildings and talking and listening to residents.



Centre County Gazette

Ag Progress Days offers ‘something for everyone’ Ag Progress Days offers ‘something for everyone’
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Everything agriculture and more can be found at Penn State’s Ag Progress Days, which kicks off Aug. 14 and continues through Aug. 16 at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs in Ferguson Township, Centre County. The event, one of the largest [Read More]
Local Police Blotter Local Police Blotter
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ROCKVIEW STATE POLICE Police said they charged a 15-year-old Philipsburg boy with burglary after he admitted to stealing Airpod ear buds from a residence on Eighth Street in Philipsburg between June 30 and July 7. An Airwalk Hooverboard, valued at $250, and an airsoft pellet gun, valued at $50, [Read More]
Death notices Death notices
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STATE COLLEGE — Wendy Mari Hanson died Saturday, July 27, 2019. Arrangements were under the direction of Koch Funeral Home, State College. www. kochfuneralhome.com STATE COLLEGE — Diane Spielvogel died Sunday, July 28, 2019 at home. She was 79. Arrangements [Read More]

Business

Troy’s closes State College location Troy’s closes State College location
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STATE COLLEGE — Troy’s Philadelphia-Style Hoagies has closed its State College shop, but is expanding its location on the Benner Pike in Bellefonte. The last day for the 434 W. Aaron Drive restaurant, which had been open for about three years, was Aug. 3. According to a message [Read More]
SEDA-COG executive director retiring SEDA-COG executive director retiring
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LEWISBURG — After almost 40 years at SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG), Executive Director Bill Seigel is announcing his retirement, according to a press release. Seigel became assistant executive director in July 2017, and when then-Executive Director Dennis Robinson retired that [Read More]
The Ins and Outs of a Roth IRA The Ins and Outs of a Roth IRA
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WHAT IS A ROTH IRA? Let’s start with what a Roth IRA is. A Roth IRA is a mirror image of a traditional IRA. Money going into a Roth does not get a tax deduction, which means if you make $21,000 a year and put $1,000 in a Roth, you do not deduct it from taxes in that year. You are still [Read More]

Sports

Clarence, Blanchard tied at 2-2 in CCBL finals Clarence, Blanchard tied at 2-2 in CCBL finals
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BLANCHARD — It may not be as striking or eye-catching as being down 0-2 and facing elimination, but the Blanchard Bees are very happy with their Game 2 win over Clarence and an evenup series in the County Baseball League Finals. Blanchard had to come back from a two-game deficit [Read More]
Henrie competes in his third World Slalom Championships Henrie competes in his third World Slalom Championships
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SNOW SHOE — Alden Henrie, of Snow Shoe, has returned from racing in his third World Slalom Championships, held this year in Krakow, Poland, recently. While he didn’t reach the finals or medal podium, he is satisfied with his last run on the 20-gate course where he didn’t receive [Read More]
Spikes pick up three-game win streak Spikes pick up three-game win streak
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UNIVERISTY PARK — The State College Spikes traveled to Mahoning Valley this past week for a three-game series before a weekend series hosting West Virginia. The Scrappers took the first two games of the series but failed to earn the sweep against State College. The Spikes ran with the momentum [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

Amphitheater to host free, open stage jam sessions Amphitheater to host free, open stage jam sessions
Centre County Gazette
Right outside of Philipsburg, just off Route 350 heading south out of town, is a lush, rolling meadow guarded by trees. It’s tranquil during the day, but two weeks ago, more than 1,000 people from as far away as New York and Ohio packed the Wagon Wheel Amphitheater to participate in the [Read More]
Welcome to Bellefonte Arts & Crafts Fair 2019 Welcome to Bellefonte Arts & Crafts Fair 2019
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This year marks the 36th year for the Bellefonte Arts & Crafts Fair. It will be held on the streets of beautiful Victorian Bellefonte. My husband, Steve, was a committee member for many years and took over as director in 2017, so this is his third year. I joined as a committee [Read More]
FaithCentre offering free clothes at back-to-school event FaithCentre offering free clothes at back-to-school event
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BELLEFONTE — Several racks of clothing are already filled and waiting for backto-school shopping at Faith Centre, 110 W. High St., Bellefonte. And the clothes are free. From Aug. 5-10, children can choose three free outfits and a pair of shoes. The child must be present. The [Read More]

Community

New Vice President New Vice President
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BELLEFONTE ELKS Lodge 1094 Past Exalted Ruler Denise Zelznick was recently appointed district state vice president, representing the Pennsylvania State Elks North Central District. Zelznick recently visited her home lodge to give members the information. Shown here with DSVP Zelznick are officers of [Read More]
Avid Gardner: Tips for growing herbs in containers Avid Gardner: Tips for growing herbs in containers
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It’s easy to love herbs. All those romanticized portrayals of them spell allure, whether it’s in kitchen gardens surrounded by white picket fences glimpsed through back doors, standing at attention in terra cotta pots on a windowsill, or hanging neatly in small tidy bunches drying for [Read More]
War memorial coming to Reedsville War memorial coming to Reedsville
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REEDSVILLE — A chance to honor those who served in the Vietnam War will soon have a chance to do so by making the short trip to Reedsville in Mifflin County. The Traveling Wall, a traveling replica of the Vietnam Veteran’s War Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be in Reedsville Aug. 7 to [Read More]

Health & Wellness

County chooses provider for crisis assessment program County chooses provider for crisis assessment program
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BELLEFONTE — Centre County is a step closer to having a place for people to turn to in case of a mental health crisis as the county commissioners agreed to add a contract with Centre for Community Resources to the Aug. 13 board meeting consent agenda for such a program. The contract for [Read More]
Hiking group keeps older adults active all year long Hiking group keeps older adults active all year long
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STATE COLLEGE — There is plenty to see out on the trails in Central Pennsylvania, and friendships to be made with other hikers. A group from the Centre Region Active Adult Center gets moving and making friends along the trails all season long. Every Tuesday, in the summer heat through the [Read More]
New managed care program to debut in 2020 New managed care program to debut in 2020
Centre County Gazette
Let’s face it, not many of us deal well with change. If you are like me, I always jump right to the negative aspects of the upcoming change and start to panic. So, when Pennsylvania announced that they were converting to a new longterm care Medicaid program, I instantly thought about how [Read More]
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