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From frat houses to apartments, the party culture has changed - Special to The Gazette

STATE COLLEGE — With red Solo cups and empty beer cans littering the streets and loud music blaring all night, apartments seem to be the most popular party spot for Penn State students. “I know my closer friends like to go to apartment parties because they’re



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Patton Township working on Toftrees Avenue safety solutions Patton Township working on Toftrees Avenue safety solutions
Centre County Gazette
PATTON TOWNSHIP is looking for input for the Toftrees Corridor Improvement Plan, which is in development. The long-range planning process aims to make upgrades to the older portion of Toftrees Avenue, from Waddle Road to The Station’s driveway. PATTON TOWNSHIP — With more and [Read More]
Local farm cultivating the benefits of Turmeric Local farm cultivating the benefits of Turmeric
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Turmeric is having a moment. The curious-looking earthy spice has moved beyond powdered pills to become the trendy new staple ingredient found in juices, smoothies and lattes. [Read More]
Group donates money to Penns Valley EMS Service Group donates money to Penns Valley EMS Service
Centre County Gazette
GRACE UNITED Methodist Church Men’s Group president Bob Booz, center, and member Dave Bressler presented Penns Valley EMS Chief Cindy Ross with a check for $1,000 to be used for the purchase of two CPAP machines. [Read More]

Business

Local businesswoman named Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year Local businesswoman named Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Sophie Penney, president of State-College-based i5 Fundraising, was honored as Outstanding Fundraising Professional of the Year by the Allegheny Mountains Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, according to a press release. “It is the chapter’s [Read More]
Community Service Award Community Service Award
Centre County Gazette
KERIANN SMITH, center, was recently awarded Patton Township Business Association’s Community Service Award in appreciation for her work as the chairwoman of PTBA’s annual Children’s Winter Clothing Drive. The clothing is donated to the Burrowes Street Youth Haven, Centre County [Read More]
DEED TRANSFERS DEED TRANSFERS
Centre County Gazette
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

Jones scores 1,000th point in Jan. 20 victory Jones scores 1,000th point in Jan. 20 victory
Centre County Gazette
WINGATE — It was the Jaden Jones show on Jan. 20 when Bald Eagle Area hosted the Bucktail Bucks. Jones, who was a star on the gridiron this past fall, showed he has skills on the hardwood too. The senior scored 19 points in the 79-51 victory, and became the sixth BEA player to reach the [Read More]
Four Wolves capture titles at New Oxford tourney Four Wolves capture titles at New Oxford tourney
Centre County Gazette
Four of the six St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy wrestlers captured titles and another placed fifth at the New Oxford Tournament on Jan. 18. Zack Witmer (138), Caleb Dowling (152), Keegan Rothrock (160) and Tyler Stoltzfus (170) won their weight classes. Amonn Ohl finished fifth at 132 pounds. [Read More]
Red Raider gymnasts continue improvement Red Raider gymnasts continue improvement
Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — Bellefonte’s Sarah Connor and Samantha Hackenburg were out to impress during a Jan. 15 home gymnastics meet with Altoona, and they didn’t disappoint. Connor scored 31.45 points to take the second spot in the all-around competition, while [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

Graduate Hotel mural depicts message of unity and ‘being enough Graduate Hotel mural depicts message of unity and ‘being enough
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — When you pass by the Graduate Hotel on South Atherton Street, it’s nearly impossible to miss the wall of shimmering colors that depict a blend of merging, symmetrical faces. Together, these elements form William Snyder III’s most recent mural, “We Are All [Read More]
CATArt poster contest winners named CATArt poster contest winners named
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — The Centre Area Transportation Authority launched its second annual CATArt Poster Contest in September as a means of encouraging local students to consider the impact transit has on their communities. This year’s theme was “Postcards from CATA” and students [Read More]
Centre County parks projects receive state grants Centre County parks projects receive state grants
Centre County Gazette
Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on Nov. 14 announced five park and recreation projects in Centre County have received a combined $553,300 in grants. The Recreation and Conservation grants for the local projects are among 169 grants totaling $24.5 million [Read More]

Community

First-ever library opens in Clarence First-ever library opens in Clarence
Centre County Gazette
CLARENCE — Christine Surovec is the steward for the first-ever library in Clarence. It’s a Little Free Library, and is sits on the corner of Clarence Road and Church Street. Surovec said the community is excited about it. And, she is too. “Once I decided [Read More]
Young dancers invited to audition for roles in ballet Young dancers invited to audition for roles in ballet
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Young dancers are encouraged to audition on Jan. 10 for roles in Hong Kong Ballet’s performance of “Alice (in wonderland)” coming April 24 to Eisenhower Auditorium. Auditions, which will take place from 4 to 9 p.m., are open to children ages seven through [Read More]
Historic Bellefonte personalities resurrected for bus tour By CO Historic Bellefonte personalities resurrected for bus tour By CO
Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — For the third consecutive year the Bellefonte Women’s Club is offering a bus tour of the community with an added perk — nine different historic Bellefonte characters will board the bus in their period garb and talk about their time in the town’s history. Janet [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Jared Boxes donated by organizations, individuals Jared Boxes donated by organizations, individuals
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — In 2001, the children at Our Lady of Victory School in State College wanted to honor their classmate, Jared, who was diagnosed with an incurable brainstem tumor. They decided to fill a plastic storage box filled with items to lift his spirits while in the hospital. These [Read More]
Wolf administration hosts suicide prevention listening session Wolf administration hosts suicide prevention listening session
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — The Wolf Administration’s Suicide Prevention Task Force recently joined the State College community to discuss experiences with suicide, strategies for suicide prevention and how to reduce stigma as part of the task force’s statewide listening session, according to [Read More]
Top 5 tips for caregivers during the holidays Top 5 tips for caregivers during the holidays
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Just when you had more than enough to do, the holidays rolled around with just a few more items that seem like only you can do them. Here are five things to remember during this busy time so you can still enjoy the season: Are you caring for someone living with dementia? Since [Read More]
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