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Group looks to fight heroin scourge - Chris Morelli

Andy Moir is on a mission. As the Director of Operations for United Against Heroin Addiction in Centre County, he's trying to get the word out about the dangers of heroin addiction and what can be done to combat it.



Centre County Gazette

People's Choice Festival guide People's Choice Festival guide
Centre County Gazette
The official guide for the 24th annual People's Choice Festival of Pennsylvania Arts and Crafts can be found here. [Read More]
Hughes, Kidder and Rounds return to Arts Fest Hughes, Kidder and Rounds return to Arts Fest
Centre County Gazette
Randy Hughes, Glenn Kidder and Jon Rounds, long among the most popular Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts entertainers, are back with new music and the release of “The Schoolhouse Project,” their debut album as a trio. [Read More]
Making concessions Making concessions
Centre County Gazette
When I found out that our start-up softball team was volunteering to work in the concession stand at some State College Spikes' games, I said, “Sign me up.” [Read More]

Business

PSU to help advance global nuclear power safety PSU to help advance global nuclear power safety
Centre County Gazette
A new center at Penn State is bringing together experts from across the university in an effort to enhance the safety performance of existing nuclear power plants and promote safety design features for future advanced reactors in the United States and around the globe. [Read More]
SEDA-COG seminars to show energy customers how to save SEDA-COG seminars to show energy customers how to save
Centre County Gazette
PPL Electric Utilities and FirstEnergy Corporation customers and service and materials providers can learn how to save money through energy rebates, incentives, programs and more at an upcoming breakfast seminars. [Read More]
Local company named top contractor Local company named top contractor
Centre County Gazette
The Butz Family of Companies, consisting of Alexander Building Construction Co., Alvin H. Butz Inc. and Shoemaker Construction Co., earned a spot on Engineering News-Record’s list of the Top 400 contractors in 2016. This year, the firm ranked No. 329 [Read More]

Sports

Lift for Life gives a glimpse into 2016 season Lift for Life gives a glimpse into 2016 season
Centre County Gazette
If it’s Lift for Life and Lasch Bash weekend at Penn State, then training camp can’t be far behind. [Read More]
Spikes Notes: Picking State College's All-Stars Spikes Notes: Picking State College's All-Stars
Centre County Gazette
They call it “short season” for a reason. With just 76 games in the New York Penn League schedule, the State College Spikes breeze into town in June, only to leave with the summer in September. [Read More]
Lift for Life enjoys another successful event Lift for Life enjoys another successful event
Centre County Gazette
The stands at Penn State’s lacrosse field were filled to capacity with Nittany Lion football fans of all ages July 16 in support of the 14th annual Lift for Life. [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

Children's Garden a hub of summertime activity Children's Garden a hub of summertime activity
Centre County Gazette
Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000167 EndHTML:0000004254 StartFragment:0000000457 EndFragment:0000004238 BELLEFONTE — A collaboration of the Bellefonte Garden Club, the Centre County Library and Historical Museum and Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Centre County has provided the [Read More]
SCCT to premiere 'The Heidi Chronicles' play SCCT to premiere 'The Heidi Chronicles' play
Centre County Gazette
State College Community Theatre continues to turn up the heat this month when they open with “The Heidi Chronicles” on Thursday, July 28. Several newcomers to SCCT's stable will shine in this provocative Wendy Wasserstein drama. [Read More]
George Thorogood and the Destroyers to appear George Thorogood and the Destroyers to appear
Centre County Gazette
In 1973, a barely-out-of-his-teens Wilmington, Del., guitarist piled his gear into the drummer’s Chevy van to play their very first gig at a University of Delaware dorm. [Read More]

Education

PSU students turn spring social justice course into successful venture PSU students turn spring social justice course into successful venture
Centre County Gazette
The inaugural D.C. Social Justice Fellowship — a new course that provides Penn State students with the skill set necessary for leadership in educational equity and social justice — proved a success and prompted a request for a repeat performance. [Read More]
BEA wins Centre County Envirothon BEA wins Centre County Envirothon
Centre County Gazette
The 2016 Bald Eagle Area Envirothon team took first place at the Centre County Envirothon. [Read More]
Schroeder graduates from NYU Schroeder graduates from NYU
Centre County Gazette
Lauren N. Schroeder, a State College High School alumna, recently graduated magna cum laude from New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development. [Read More]

Community

Historic Millheim provides fine food, arts in rural setting Historic Millheim provides fine food, arts in rural setting
Centre County Gazette
A vibrant and quaint community offering a variety of shops, businesses and community venues, the borough of Millheim is alive with history and culture. [Read More]
The Avid Gardener: Make memories with children The Avid Gardener: Make memories with children
Centre County Gazette
I often wish now that I had been raised in a family that treasured the growing of things. We didn’t have the space or the opportunities to grow vegetables, fruit trees or flowers when I was young. I think it would have taught me how to appreciate more things in life. [Read More]
Millheim author releases new book Millheim author releases new book
Centre County Gazette
Ralph Gray, a retired math teacher turned author from Millheim, has released his newest book, “The Wizard of Centre Hall: The Life and Times of Vernon H. Garbrick.” [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Juvenille arthritis causes, symptoms differ from adult's Juvenille arthritis causes, symptoms differ from adult's
Centre County Gazette
Most people think of arthritis as a problem for older adults, when decades of wear and tear cause joint pain. However, more than 300,000 children in the U.S. also have arthritis, making it more common than cerebral palsy. [Read More]
Know when to see a specialist for kidney health concerns Know when to see a specialist for kidney health concerns
Centre County Gazette
Nephrology is the branch of medical science that deals with the kidneys. This includes normal function, as well as abnormalities, including disorders of fluid and electrolyte balance, high blood pressure, kidney and bladder stones. [Read More]
Waddington hired by Mount Nittany Waddington hired by Mount Nittany
Centre County Gazette
Mount Nittany Health recently announced the addition of Dr. Thomas Waddington to Mount Nittany Physician Group Pulmonary Medicine. [Read More]
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