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State awards hefty environmental grants - Vincent Corso

CENTRE COUNTY — ClearWater Conservancy and Rush Township have received grants for two separate projects totaling more than $200,000 awarded by the Commonwealth Financing Authority under its Watershed and Restoration Program and Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program.



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Schlow to join other libraries in boycott of publisher Schlow to join other libraries in boycott of publisher
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — In recent months, major publishers have changed how and when library users can access their eAudiobooks. These restrictions, enacted by Simon & Schuster and Blackstone Audio, are creating barriers to what patrons can access through their [Read More]
Atlantic Broadband looking to expand service into Penns Valley area Atlantic Broadband looking to expand service into Penns Valley area
Centre County Gazette
MILLHEIM — After meeting with Millheim Borough on Sept. 10, Atlantic Broadband said it is looking to potentially expand its service into Penns Valley and other surrounding areas. Limited broadband connectivity has been a hot issue in the area as reliable broadband service [Read More]
POLICE BLOTTER POLICE BLOTTER
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Business

Joel Slagan named CEO of Timberland Federal Credit Union Joel Slagan named CEO of Timberland Federal Credit Union
Centre County Gazette
PLEASANT GAP — Timberland Federal Credit Union, serving Clearfield, Jefferson and Centre counties recently named Joel Slagan as its new president and chief executive officer. Slagan will be responsible for managing Timberland’s growth while overseeing all aspects of the [Read More]
Tavern owner honored with James Madison Award Tavern owner honored with James Madison Award
Centre County Gazette
BOALSBURG — Pat Daugherty, owner of The Tavern restaurant in State College, will receive the James Madison Award for civility in the community during the Constitution Day Centre Celebration on Sept. 15 at Tussey Mountain. The new Jamwa Madison Award honors a local individual or organization [Read More]
Centre County Deed Reports Centre County Deed Reports
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The following property transactions were compiled from information provided by the Centre County recorder of deeds Joseph Davidson. The Gazette is not responsible for typographical errors. The published information is believed to be accurate; however, the Gazette neither warrants nor accepts any [Read More]

Sports

Crown brings confidence, new tests for BEA Crown brings confidence, new tests for BEA
Centre County Gazette
WINGATE — It’s a good problem to have. The Bald Eagle Area girls’ volleyball team returned its entire starting lineup, and nearly the whole roster, from last season’s PIAA Class 2A championship squad. However, in some ways, that makes this season tougher. They will [Read More]
A look ahead to Week 4 in high school football A look ahead to Week 4 in high school football
Centre County Gazette
Week 3 is in the books, and three local teams — Penns Valley, Bellefonte and State College — stepped up big time in games against old rivals. How scarily good Penns Valley can play should be readily apparent now after its 42-7 win over Bald Eagle on September 6. Bellefonte raced [Read More]
National qualifiers National qualifiers
Centre County Gazette
A TEAM of students from Chaar Martial Arts Center in State College competed at the USA national qualifier for Taekwondo in Columbus, Ohio, in April. Those who competed included, from left, Ditta Kowalik, Yuke Yoshida, Sruthi Paruchuri, Ken Yoshida, Siri Paruchuri and Eric Schleyer. All six [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

WFE, Gazette team up for nature photography contest WFE, Gazette team up for nature photography contest
Centre County Gazette
JULIAN — If you love nature photography, then the Autumn in the Wetlands Photography Contest is for you. Wildlife for Everyone is sponsoring the photography contest, and hopes anyone who loves getting behind a camera will participate. There is a category for youths and another for adults. [Read More]
Centre Film Workshop seeks high school applicants Centre Film Workshop seeks high school applicants
Centre County Gazette
PHILIPSBURG — Busloads of students descended on Philipsburg on Sept. 6 for The Centre Film Workshop’s first High School Master Class. Approximately 65 students from Moshannon Valley, Philipsburg-Osceola, Keystone Central and Bellefonte High Schools gathered to learn how to shoot a short [Read More]
Concert to present Bellefonte man’s tale of tragedy and resilience Concert to present Bellefonte man’s tale of tragedy and resilience
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — At the risk of sounding too cliché, it is hard not to compare Ken Baxter’s life story to that of the metaphorical phoenix rising from the ashes. His journey has taken him through a series of bad decisions and unfathomable loss to the creation of a new life filled [Read More]

Community

Antique Machinery show draws crowds Antique Machinery show draws crowds
Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — The Nittany Antique Machinery Association held its annual fall show on Sept. 5 through 8 at Penn’s Cave. NAMA was formed in 1975 when some avid antique equipment collectors decided that central Pennsylvania contained enough interest and equipment to organize a club and [Read More]
Women’s Voices 2019 at State Theatre Women’s Voices 2019 at State Theatre
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — The State Theatre is hosting its second annual Women’s Voices festival featuring several female singers and songwriters from the Centre County area on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. Natascha Hoffmeyer, host of the evening, said, “I am very excited at the prospects of [Read More]
Avid Gardener: The world of carnivorous plants Avid Gardener: The world of carnivorous plants
Centre County Gazette
I first encountered carnivorous plants in the 1960s when Venus flytraps were all the rage and being sold by mail order. For a mere dollar you could “amaze people of all ages” when the plant ate hamburger meat from your fingers and actually caught and ate flies, or so the advertising [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Hartle named Geisinger executive vice president, CMO Hartle named Geisinger executive vice president, CMO
Centre County Gazette
DANVILLE — J. Edward Hartle, M.D., United States Air Force veteran and 20-plus-year Geisinger physician, has been named Geisinger’s executive vice president and chief medical officer, effective Sept. 1, according to a press release. “This is an exciting time at Geisinger, where [Read More]
Centre Helps offers suicide intervention training Centre Helps offers suicide intervention training
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — In an effort to be at the forefront of battling suicide, Centre Helps is now offering the evidence-based Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) program, according to a press release. ASIST is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST teaches [Read More]
County chooses provider for crisis assessment program County chooses provider for crisis assessment program
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BELLEFONTE — Centre County is a step closer to having a place for people to turn to in case of a mental health crisis as the county commissioners agreed to add a contract with Centre for Community Resources to the Aug. 13 board meeting consent agenda for such a program. The contract for [Read More]
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