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Ganter takes on groundbreaking role with Pirates - Chris Morelli

It's not Iowa, it's Pittsburgh. And it's not the famed “Field of Dreams,” it's PNC Park. But for State College native Chris Ganter, working for the Pittsburgh Pirates is truly a dream come true.



Centre County Gazette

BEA's Woodward wins award BEA's Woodward wins award
Centre County Gazette
Skyler Woodward, a junior at Bald Eagle Area High School, was awarded the 2016 DuBois Business Achievement award for excelling and leading in the field of business. [Read More]
Commissioners seek grant funding for trail Commissioners seek grant funding for trail
Centre County Gazette
County planners want to begin a feasibility study to determine if a stretch of land between Milesburg and Bellefonte is suitable for a connecting walking trail. [Read More]
Red Raiders give Bellefonte a reason to celebrate Red Raiders give Bellefonte a reason to celebrate
Centre County Gazette
Fans lined the street near Bellefonte Area High School waiting for the PIAA Class AAA State Baseball Champions to arrive. Arrive they did. [Read More]

Business

CBICC Connect launches mentorship program CBICC Connect launches mentorship program
Centre County Gazette
CBICC Connect, the young professionals arm of the Chamber of Business and Industry of Centre County, recently announced a new initiative designed to connect experienced leaders with aspiring business professionals. [Read More]
Schram named State College office director Schram named State College office director
Centre County Gazette
Engineering firm Pennoni has announced that associate vice president and structural division manager Perry D. Schram been promoted to director of its State College office. [Read More]
Subway to feature local mustard Subway to feature local mustard
Centre County Gazette
Locally owned and operated Herlocher’s Dipping Mustard has struck a partnership with Subway, one of the world’s most popular restaurants. Customers can now enjoy Herlocher’s mustard with the new artisan pretzel roll sandwich. [Read More]

Sports

Jackson says getting the call was a 'dream come true' Jackson says getting the call was a 'dream come true'
Centre County Gazette
For those lucky few high school and college players talented enough to be drafted by a major league baseball team, it doesn't take very much time for the dream of playing professional baseball to become a reality. [Read More]
Scouring the Spikes: State College off to a solid start Scouring the Spikes: State College off to a solid start
Centre County Gazette
State College Spikes manager Johnny Rodriguez often feels that the first two weeks of any season in the Class A Short Season New York-Penn League is akin to spring training. [Read More]
For Centre County's baseball and softball teams, it was quite a spring For Centre County's baseball and softball teams, it was quite a spring
Centre County Gazette
The 2016 spring season leaves no doubt that high-school diamond sports here in Centre County are not only alive and well, but they are thriving. [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

Young singer plans to have big career Young singer plans to have big career
Centre County Gazette
A barista at Starbucks not only makes drinks for customers, but also sings to herself and her coworkers while mopping or stocking supplies. [Read More]
Center for the Performing Arts announces 2016-17 season Center for the Performing Arts announces 2016-17 season
Centre County Gazette
The Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State has announced its 2016-2017 season lineup, which includes touring Broadway favorites, hit children’s programs, forward-thinking dance, contemporary circus, evenings of a cappella and musical tributes to history. [Read More]
'The Prints of Jules Heller' on view at museum 'The Prints of Jules Heller' on view at museum
Centre County Gazette
"The Prints of Jules Heller," a retrospective exhibition on view at the Palmer Museum of Art through Monday, Aug. 14, was organized to mark the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts’ 50th year and celebrates six decades of Heller’s printmaking efforts. [Read More]

Education

Penns Valley students sweep essay contest Penns Valley students sweep essay contest
Centre County Gazette
The winners of the Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral and Cremation Services essay contest for area high school students were announced at an assembly at Penns Valley High School on May 31. [Read More]
Federal employees eligible for World Campus tuition reduction Federal employees eligible for World Campus tuition reduction
Centre County Gazette
Some 1.8 million federal government employees, their spouses and legal dependents are now eligible for a tuition reduction to attend Penn State World Campus, the online campus of Penn State. [Read More]
State College's Chen aspires to be a school counselor State College's Chen aspires to be a school counselor
Centre County Gazette
This week's Senior Spotlight shines on Tiffany Chen of State College Area High School. [Read More]

Community

Yard sales draw large crowds to Centre Hall Yard sales draw large crowds to Centre Hall
Centre County Gazette
Centre Hall is well known for the Grange Fair, which packs the town with thousands of people every August. But, running a close second for filling the town with people is the Town Wide Yard Sale Days event, held each year on the last full weekend in June. [Read More]
The Avid Gardener: Bewildering weeds can be controlled The Avid Gardener: Bewildering weeds can be controlled
Centre County Gazette
The word “weed” is part of some interesting expressions in our culture. I can “grow like a weed” (very quickly), be “deep in the weeds” (overwhelmed by problems), “weed something out” (remove an unwanted object), or even smoke “weed” (tobacco or marijuana). [Read More]
The Blonde Cucina: Feature explosive flavors on the Fourth The Blonde Cucina: Feature explosive flavors on the Fourth
Centre County Gazette
Folks, the Fourth of July is just a few days away. What are you doing this year? Are you planning a festive party? Are you attending a picnic and need to bring a covered dish? [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Penn State Children's Hospital ranks among best Penn State Children's Hospital ranks among best
Centre County Gazette
For the sixth consecutive year, Penn State Children’s Hospital has been ranked among the best children’s hospitals in multiple specialties by U.S. News and World Report. [Read More]
Study highlights most common medications left unused by patients Study highlights most common medications left unused by patients
Centre County Gazette
Check your medicine cabinet. If you’re like most people, you have at least one bottle of unused medicine sitting on the shelf, a few pills rattling around in the bottom. [Read More]
Ryu named Geisinger chief medical officer Ryu named Geisinger chief medical officer
Centre County Gazette
Dr. Jaewon Ryu has been named executive vice president and chief medical officer at Geisinger Health System. He will join the organization in this role at the end of September. [Read More]
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