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BELLEFONTE — “I don’t want to say like I’m a tree lover because, you know, we do cut trees,” said Gregory Clegg, a professional tree climber in Hampton, Va. “It’s just something that I look at differently now, you know? And I think a lot of people would, if they learned about how trees



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CPCVB announce tourism grant recipients CPCVB announce tourism grant recipients
Centre County Gazette
Efforts by local non-profit organizations and private businesses to attract more visitors to Centre County received a boost June 5 as the Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau (CPCVB) and Centre County Commissioners announced the recipients of 2019-20 Tourism Grants, according to a [Read More]
New hotel coming to College Township New hotel coming to College Township
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STATE COLLEGE — Construction will soon begin on a new Holiday Inn in College Township. The hotel will be located at 1414 Dreibelbis Street, on the currently empty parcel between Sam's Club and the Stocker auto dealerships. Holiday Inn University Park will be a 63,000-square-foot, [Read More]
Local Police Blotter Local Police Blotter
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ROCKVIEW STATE POLICE Police charged Joseph Gate, 20, of Howard, with an alleged alcohol-related DUI after he crashed his vehicle on Bullit Run Road in Howard Township on May 4 at 5:25 a.m. Police said he was traveling southeast when he failed to negotiate a left curve in the road. Gates then drove [Read More]

Business

State College lawyer awarded by PBA State College lawyer awarded by PBA
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STATE COLLEGE — The Pennsylvania Bar Association recently presented awards that recognize outstanding leadership in the legal profession and extraordinary service and longstanding membership in the association. Jeffrey M. Bower of Bower Law Associates, State College, was selected as the PBA [Read More]
Colyer joins Kish Insurance Colyer joins Kish Insurance
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STATE COLLEGE — Jeffrey D. Wilson, CEO of Kish Insurance, has announced through a press release the addition of Jim Colyer as a personal lines insurance specialist for Kish Insurance. He joins Daryl Hartzler, commercial lines insurance specialist, at Kish Bank’s North Atherton, State [Read More]
Centre County Deed Reports Centre County Deed Reports
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Recorded May 13 to 17 BELLEFONTE BOROUGH Anna Rae King, Kimberly A. Hall and Glenn A. Hall to Kimberly A. Hall and Glenn A. Hall, 428 E. Bishop St., $1 Anna Rae King, Kimberly A. Hall and Glenn A. Hall to Kimberly A. Hall and Glenn A. Hall, E. Logan St., $1   CENTRE HALL BOROUGH Stephen [Read More]

Sports

Two historic Penns Valley coaches stepping down, look back on coaching careers Two historic Penns Valley coaches stepping down, look back on coaching careers
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After more than 20 years as head coach of their respective programs, Penns Valley girls’ basketball coach Karen McCaffrey and boys’ soccer coach Scott Case have decided to step down. KAREN McCAFFREY Over the course of her 21 years at the helm of the Lady Rams basketball team, McCaffrey [Read More]
Gilkes named Coach of the Year, 3 Little Lions earn all-state honors Gilkes named Coach of the Year, 3 Little Lions earn all-state honors
Centre County Gazette
After capturing the PIAA Class AAA championship last weekend, State College boys outdoor track and field picked up several all-state honors on May 31. Artie Gilkes was named boys Coach of the Year by the Pennsylvania Track and Field Coaches Association. Penn State-bound seniors Lance [Read More]
SC swept in 3A quarters SC swept in 3A quarters
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The State College boys volleyball team had been on quite the roll the last few weeks, but the Little Lions hit a wall on June 1. State College was swept 25-20, 25-22, 25-22 by Bethel Park in the PIAA Class 3A quarterfinals at Forest Hills High School to end its season. “We would have wanted [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

Special Olympics PA to celebrate 50th summer games; volunteers still needed Special Olympics PA to celebrate 50th summer games; volunteers still needed
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Special Olympics Pennsylvania will hosts its 50th annual Summer Games June 6-8 at Penn State's University Park, bringing together more than 2,000 athletes and 750 coaches from across the Commonwealth to compete in eight sports. But the largest event of its kind in the state [Read More]
Victorian House Antiques in Bellefonte celebrates 25 Years Victorian House Antiques in Bellefonte celebrates 25 Years
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BELLEFONTE — In June—the entire month of June—Victorian House Antiques in historic Downtown Bellefonte is celebrating 25 years in business. Owner Mitch Bradley opened the first store in 1994 in Chester, N.J. In 2005 Bradley and his wife, Lyne, moved the business back to hometown [Read More]
ACRES OF MUSIC: The Music of Woodstock concert to benefit the ACRES Project ACRES OF MUSIC: The Music of Woodstock concert to benefit the ACRES Project
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ACRES OF MUSIC: The Music of Woodstock concert to benefit the ACRES Project STATE COLLEGE — On June 15, seven local bands will present ACRES OF MUSIC: The Music of Woodstock, a benefit concert for The ACRES Project, a local 501(c)3 non-profit supporting adults with autism. The concert [Read More]

Community

The Cakery set to serve up the sweets in Bellefonte The Cakery set to serve up the sweets in Bellefonte
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BELLEFONTE — Those with a sweet tooth will soon be in luck as The Cakery — which opened with limited hours earlier this spring — is poised to have a grand opening June 8, all ready to serve Bellefonte full-time. Don’t let the name fool you. Besides decadent looking cakes and [Read More]
Spring machinery show draws crowds to Penns Cave Spring machinery show draws crowds to Penns Cave
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CENTRE HALL — The Nittany Antique Machinery Association (NAMA) held its annual Spring Show on May 31 through June 2 at Penns Cave. The show featured large displays of antique tractors and implements, antique tractor pulls, hit and miss engines, food vendors, antique vehicles and a building [Read More]
Cemetery cleanup Cemetery cleanup
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The Patton Township Lions Club recently spruced up Gray’s Cemetery, located near Stormstown. Pictured, from left, are Dennis Hall, Paul Gibson, Mike Faustina, Tom Lewis, Tom Stevens, Scott Gibson and Ted Brown. James Kustanbauter participated, but is not pictured. [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
Centre County Gazette
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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