Newsletter for August 17th - August 24th
Bellefonte Arts & Crafts Fair
This weekend (8/19-20) more than 100 artists and craftsmen
will display their work in booths at beautiful Tallyrand Park in Bellefonte. There will be live musical entertainment, children's craft
activities, food vendors, and plenty of fun for the entire family! (more info and full schedule)
State College MicroBrew Expo
The Expo is Back! This Saturday at Tussey Mountain sample
and learn more about local beer producers and production. The expo will be one session from 5 pm - 10 pm. "Good Beer, Good Music, Great Cause!" The expo will continue to benefit Penn State Coaches Vs. Cancer. (more)
Student Housing Controls: A measure that would more tightly limit the growth of student housing in
several State College neighborhoods has gained steam. (read)
Lafer Drops Reelection Bid: Incumbent Theresa Lafer, one of five State College Borough Council
nominees who emerged from the May primary, has decided to halt her run
for reelection. (read)
New Pres for CBICC: The Chamber of Business and Industry of Centre County board has
appointed Vern Squier as the organization's next president and CEO. (read)
Wrestler Charged: Penn State undergraduate Andrew W. Long, a member of the university's
wrestling team, has been charged with attempted rape and aggravated
Family Tradition" -- The Centre County Grange Encampment and Fair,
better known as "The Grange Fair," is coming up next week, August 25-September 1. The
Grange Fair is a city within a town, as campers "move into" the Grange
Park in Centre Hall to live for more than a week. From sunup to sundown, fair activities abound including tractor pulls,
draft-horse shows, carnival rides, horseshoe pitching, a
queen contest, bake-sale auction, music shows, commercial exhibits, a livestock sale and, of course, great food! (more info)
August has the highest percentage of births.
Not as cool; a shower late in the p.m.
Breezy with heavy rain and a t-storm
Partly sunny, windy and cooler
Mainly cloudy with snow at times
Variable clouds, a little snow possible
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