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New owner talk plans for Gamble Mill - Vincent Corso

Last week brothers Chris and Jonathan Virgilio, owners of local real estate and development company Virgilio Investments LLC announced they closed on purchasing the Gamble Mill, the historic property in Bellefonte that has sat vacant since 2015. After numerous other plans for the property fell



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Local Police Blotter Local Police Blotter
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Police said they investigated a case of theft from a person on June 12 after a Bellefonte woman attempted to sell her diamond ring for $900 on the internet. She sent the ring to a Florida location and received a check for $1,800, but it turned out to be a fraudulent check. *** On June 17 a bike [Read More]
Heart of the Season Heart of the Season
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It‘s the heart of construction season in Centre County and crews are out in full force. Drivers have had to dig deep to find patience as they navigate through travel delays along South Atherton Street, I-99 and Route 322 in Potters Mills, along with other projects around the area. Pictured, an [Read More]
State grant supports local manufacturing partnership to spur growth and innovation State grant supports local manufacturing partnership to spur growth and innovation
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UNIVERSITY PARK — An Innovation Park business's partnership with Penn State is getting a boost from a state grant program designed to connect manufacturing companies and research institutions with the goal of spurring innovation and economic growth. Penn State and Morgan Advanced Materials [Read More]

Business

Clark Service Group opening State College branch Clark Service Group opening State College branch
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STATE COLLEGE — Clark Service Group, a Lancaster-based food service equipment repair and installation company, is opening a State College area branch this month. The new location, based on Reese Road in College Township, will be the company's sixth. According to a press release, it will allow [Read More]
Deed reports Deed reports
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Recorded June 3 to 7 BELLEFONTE BOROUGH Saratoga Partners to Gregory A. Peek and Holle M. Canatella, 203 E. Burnside St., $229,500 Daniel Luibell and Stephanie Luibil to Carl S. Foxwell III and Amanda L. Henslee, 463 E. High St., $174,000 Elizabeth M. Larimer to Gilliam Grigor, 740 E. Linn St., [Read More]
Responsible investing Responsible investing
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Do you know the core values and beliefs of the companies you invest in? You may have heard of responsible investing as it becomes more popular for investors. There are a few philosophies about responsible investing, but the most common one is ESG investing. ESG stands for environment, social and [Read More]

Sports

Saquon Barkley nominated for Best Breakthrough Athlete ESPY Saquon Barkley nominated for Best Breakthrough Athlete ESPY
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Former Penn State running back Saquon Barkley has earned an ESPY Awards nomination for Best Breakthrough Athlete. His nomination follows a stellar rookie season with the New York Giants in which he totaled more than 2,000 all-purpose yards, found the end zone 15 times and won the 2018 NFL and [Read More]
PSU hoops standout agrees to contract with NBA's Dallas Mavericks PSU hoops standout agrees to contract with NBA's Dallas Mavericks
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UNIVERSITY PARK — Former Penn State men’s basketball guard and 2019 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year Josh Reaves has agreed to a two-way contract to join the NBA's Dallas Mavericks. “This means so much to me, knowing all the hard work I have put in throughout middle [Read More]
Nelson to retire after more than 25 years at Penn State Nelson to retire after more than 25 years at Penn State
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UNIVERSITY PARK — Associate Athletics Director for Strategic Communications Jeff Nelson has announced he will retire from the University, effective July 31, 2019. He worked at Penn State for nearly 26 years. “It’s been an incredible 25 years with Penn State Athletics and [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

Pleasant Gap hosts Happy Valley Relay for Life Pleasant Gap hosts Happy Valley Relay for Life
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PLEASANT GAP — The 15th annual Happy Valley Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society was held on June 22 at the Pleasant Gap Fire Company carnival grounds in Pleasant Gap.  This annual event is one of the top fundraisers of its kind in the nation. Hundreds of [Read More]
Who doesn’t love a parade? Who doesn’t love a parade?
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Standing along the street watching a parade is a colorful memory of my childhood. I remember hearing the music and feeling as if the drums were beating within my body. There is something about a parade that brings excitement, feelings of patriotism and community to all of us. This year, the Central [Read More]
Annual Firecracker 4K and 4-mile race steps off at 9 a.m. July 4 Annual Firecracker 4K and 4-mile race steps off at 9 a.m. July 4
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UNIVERSITY PARK — Start your day and the Central PA 4th Fest celebration with a race — either the Firecracker 4K or the four-mile distance. The races begin at 9 a.m. on July 4 on the Penn State campus.  The registration fees for the 4K are $15 for ages 5-18 and $25 for 19 and over. [Read More]

Community

Kish Bank hosts 5th annual celebration of community Kish Bank hosts 5th annual celebration of community
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STATE COLLEGE – Kish Bank hosted its fifth annual Kish Celebrates Community gathering on June 20 at Beaver Stadium, which featured special guest Dr. Eric Barron, president of The Pennsylvania State University.   Highlights of the evening included presentations of Kish’s [Read More]
Small-space gardening with compact plants Small-space gardening with compact plants
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Today’s gardening needs have changed dramatically. Where once families may have lived in suburban lots with outdoor space for generous vegetable and flower gardens, today they might be living in a large house sandwiched on a small lot or an apartment, townhome or condo with a tiny yard or none [Read More]
Centre Foundation requests innovative ideas for $100,000 Centre Inspires grant Centre Foundation requests innovative ideas for $100,000 Centre Inspires grant
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STATE COLLEGE – Centre Foundation is currently seeking innovative, community-focused ideas for its annual Centre Inspires grant of up to $100,000. Applicant organizations must benefit from a Centre Foundation endowment fund or partner with an endowed organization. The application deadline [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Maroon & Gray Society inducts new members, raises funds for student mental health Maroon & Gray Society inducts new members, raises funds for student mental health
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STATE COLLEGE — On May 18, the Second Annual Maroon & Gray Society Banquet honored a new class of inductees and raised funds for student mental health and well-being, according to a press release.  Proceeds from the evening’s event totaled more than $50,000 and were dedicated [Read More]
Scholarship winner Scholarship winner
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Hayley Barton, a diagnostic medical sonography student at South Hills School of Business & Technology’s State College campus, was awarded the Anne Jones Scholarship by the Society for Vascular Ultrasound. First awarded in 2006, the Anne Jones Scholarship honors the numerous [Read More]
Skills of Central PA receives gold award for health leadership excellence Skills of Central PA receives gold award for health leadership excellence
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STATE COLLEGE — Skills of Central PA — one of the region’s largest human services agencies supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities — recently received a gold award for health leadership excellence from Mainstay, Inc., creator of the My25 wellness [Read More]
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