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Lady Mounties win third PIAA title - Pat Rothdeutsch

The Lady Mounties swept through the regular season with just one loss, gutted out three wins on the way to the District 6 title and arrived in the PIAA final with three more wins in the state tournament, including one over District 7 arch-nemesis South Park. In the final, they squared off against



Centre County Gazette

Marijuana dispensary set to open Marijuana dispensary set to open
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — The area's first medical marijuana dispensary, Nature's Medicine, will have a soft opening Thursday, June 21. Managers Angel and Nia Rodriguez have come from the Pittsburgh area to run the shop. Since they arrived two weeks ago, patients have been knocking on the door of the [Read More]
Local Police Blotter Local Police Blotter
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ROCKVIEW STATE POLICE Police said that, on June 10, a 37-year-old Bellefonte man contacted a 24-year-old Bellefonte woman who had a protection from abuse order in place that stated no contact. Police said charges are pending. *** Police are investigating after an iPhone was damaged during an [Read More]
Local death notices Local death notices
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BELLEFONTE — Allen Stewart Williams died Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at Heritage Pointe of Huntingdon, Ind. Arrangements were under the direction of Wetzler Funeral Service, Bellefonte. www.wetzlerfuneralhome.com   MILLHEIM — Florence E. Rearick died Saturday, June 9, 2018. [Read More]

Business

Local tech startups vie for $10,000 in prizes Local tech startups vie for $10,000 in prizes
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STATE COLLEGE — Five technology startups recently presented their business ideas before a panel of judges and their peers with the hopes of winning up to $10,000 in prizes from Ben Franklin Technology Partners. “We are often amazed by the innovations and inventions that we see in our [Read More]
Penn State SBDC holding Lenders Expo Penn State SBDC holding Lenders Expo
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BOALSBURG — Small businesses will have a one-on-one opportunity to present financing needs to funding professionals at no cost during the Penn State Small Business Development Center Lenders Expo. The expo will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, at Mountain View Country [Read More]
Deed Reports recorded May 21-25 Deed Reports recorded May 21-25
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BELLEFONTE BOROUGH Steven Hair and Kerry L. Hair to Steven W. Sampsell and Susan D. Sampsell, 314 E. Lamb St., $196,500 Ryan L. Kyle and Miranda S. Ulmer to Colin M. Devlin, 239 E. Burnside St., $195,050 Michael J. Ranio Jr., Edward S. Ranio, Jason M. Ranio and Aaron P. Ranio to Vinson P. [Read More]

Sports

Old Man of the Mountain: Etzweiler is an inspiration Old Man of the Mountain: Etzweiler is an inspiration
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STATE COLLEGE — Bob Etzweiler calls his grandfather his hero, and it is easy to see why. State College legend George Etzweiler will be running the 7.6-mile Mount Washington Road Race in New Hampshire on June 16, the day before Father’s Day. The race is a 4,650-foot climb up the [Read More]
Spikes set to begin 2018 campaign Spikes set to begin 2018 campaign
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STATE COLLEGE — The summer season in State College calls for the grass to be cut and the bats to be ready at Medlar Field for the return of the State College Spikes. The Spikes' opening night contest, hosting the Williamsport Crosscutters, begins at 7:05 p.m. Saturday, June 16. Champions of [Read More]
Hunting licenses to go on sale June 18 Hunting licenses to go on sale June 18
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BELLEFONTE — Pennsylvania hunting licenses for 2018-19 go on sale in the county treasurer’s office and other outlets across the county beginning Monday, June 18. Centre County treasurer Rich Fornicola said Monday, July 9, will be the first day the office will accept antlerless deer [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

30 years and 30 reasons to visit the Bellefonte Cruise 30 years and 30 reasons to visit the Bellefonte Cruise
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30 years and 30 reasons to visit the Bellefonte Cruise BELLEFONTE — The Bellefonte Cruise has entered is 30th consecutive year and there’s plenty of reasons to visit the event this in 2018. And, we’ve come up with 30 of them. 1. Meet the car owners. Learn about the work they do [Read More]
State Theatre welcomes the macabre for upcoming shows State Theatre welcomes the macabre for upcoming shows
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STATE COLLEGE — Fans of all things macabre, shadowy and gothic will find much to love at The State Theatre on Friday, June 22, and Saturday, June 23, with performances of "Deep Into That Darkness." Renowned Centre County choreographer Ann Van Kuren, in collaboration with Cynthia Mazzant, will [Read More]
C-NET wins 2018 JAG Video awards C-NET wins 2018 JAG Video awards
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STATE COLLEGE — C-NET, Centre County’s government and education access network, received two first-place awards at the JAG Video Awards held in Morristown, N.J., on May 31. The awards were for the program “2017 Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts” in the category of [Read More]

Education

South Hills students visit SCPD South Hills students visit SCPD
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STATE COLLEGE — Detective John Aston of the State College Police Department provided some hands-on experience for first-year criminal justice students at South Hills School of Business and Technology. Students were given a tour of the facility, and Aston demonstrated different methods to [Read More]
Seedlings for Schools program hits record numbers Seedlings for Schools program hits record numbers
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HOWARD — The Seedlings for Schools program marked its 10th anniversary with a record number of participants. This spring, a total of 160,276 students across Pennsylvania were presented with seedlings from Howard Nursery. That amounts to a 68 percent increase over last year. Designed to [Read More]
Schlow to participate in summer lunch program Schlow to participate in summer lunch program
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STATE COLLEGE — Schlow Centre Region Library recently announced it is partnering with the Penn State Healthy Bodies Project and will be one of six sites in the region to participate in the Summer Food Service Program. Starting Tuesday, June 19, Schlow will offer free lunches each Tuesday to [Read More]

Community

Longtime Boy Scout leader employed military-style instruction Longtime Boy Scout leader employed military-style instruction
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PORT MATILDA — He was a man among boys. No, really, he was. Bob Crain was the scoutmaster of Troop 59 in Port Matilda back in the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s. He had a high-pitched voice and walked kind of funny, but what he gave to hundreds of boys in and around town was immeasurable. [Read More]
New group gives $1,000 per month to local changemakers New group gives $1,000 per month to local changemakers
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STATE COLLEGE — A new organization is working to help community members find a means to create the changes they want to see in the State College area, and to make the connections they need to feel more at home here. The organization is called Trailhead. Its founder, Spud Marshall, knows [Read More]
Family gospel singing group hosts Centre Hall event Family gospel singing group hosts Centre Hall event
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CENTRE HALL — The Covalts, a family gospel singing group from Spring Mills, recently presented their 23rd annual Outdoor Gospel Sing at the Grange Fairgrounds in Centre Hall. The free event, held June 8 through 10, featured the Covalts, as well as 10 other gospel singers and groups, [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Young father says cancer diagnosis changed life for the better Young father says cancer diagnosis changed life for the better
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In life, most people will encounter a few transformative events that tend to change one’s perspective and sense of priorities. Becoming a parent is one. Surviving a serious health crisis is another. At the young age of 24, Ian Senior experienced both of these life-altering events at the same [Read More]
Fathers are stepping up Fathers are stepping up
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BY JEFF STEINER Executive Director Dads' Resource Center Here is something for those craving positive news — fathers are stepping up in a big way. A 2015 Pew Research Center survey indicated that the percentage of fathers who felt that parenting was an extremely important part of their [Read More]
Educating Stroke Survivors Educating Stroke Survivors
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HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital’s Stroke Group, in honor of Stroke Awareness Month, hosted a presentation, “Motor Performance Following Stroke Depends on Brain Hemisphere,” on May 29. Pictured, from left, are presenters Candice Maenza, of the Movement [Read More]
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