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Local Police Blotter Local Police Blotter
Centre County Gazette
STATE POLICE AT PHILIPSBURG Buffalo Biodiesel Inc. at 1129 Philipsburg-Bigler Highway, Decatur Township, Clearfield County, reported a 350-gallon vat used to store grease was stolen sometime from June 8 through Oct. 5. A Philipsburg woman told state police someone stole several pieces of wicker [Read More]
Bellefonte Borough Council drafts solar ordinance Bellefonte Borough Council drafts solar ordinance
Centre County Gazette
Residents in Bellefonte Borough will have new guidelines for installing solar panels on their property. [Read More]
Fans encouraged to participate in game-day recycling initiatives Fans encouraged to participate in game-day recycling initiatives
Centre County Gazette
Fans are encouraged to be environmentally responsible and participate in Penn State’s recycling and sustainability efforts by separating recyclable items before, during and after the game. [Read More]

Business

Valley Girl Sweets opens in Centre Hall Valley Girl Sweets opens in Centre Hall
Centre County Gazette
Most coffee lovers agree there is nothing better than a good coffee shop, and now there is a new one in Centre Hall. Valley Girl Sweets, 407 S. Pennsylvania Ave., recently was opened by Kristen Cowher. [Read More]
Deed reports recorded Sept. 25-29 Deed reports recorded Sept. 25-29
Centre County Gazette
RECORDED 9/25/17- 9/29/17   BELLEFONTE James E. Hockenberry and Kristin L. Hockenberry to Sarah S. Burke, 308 E. Linn St., Bellefonte, $200,000   BENNER TOWNSHIP Stephen B. Lueckel and Diane K. Lueckel to James D. Coder and Janet B. Coder, 151 Marshall Blvd., State College, [Read More]
Restek donates to hurricane relief Restek donates to hurricane relief
Centre County Gazette
Restek held a fundraiser in September to raise money to benefit American Red Cross hurricane recovery operations in Texas, Louisiana and Florida. The company presented a check for $11,122, a combination of contributions from Restek customers and employee-owners, to the Red Cross on Sept. 29. [Read More]

Sports

Annual White Out game forming roots in the football community Annual White Out game forming roots in the football community
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — One of the most exciting, photogenic and intense traditions in college football is about to return to Beaver Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 21, when the Michigan Wolverines come calling for perhaps the biggest home game of the year for Penn State.  It will be a White Out, [Read More]
Soltis takes over AD duties at Bellefonte Soltis takes over AD duties at Bellefonte
Centre County Gazette
Bellefonte athletic director Jimmy Soltis has been working his new job for almost four weeks now after recovering from surgery. Even though he’s still getting used to the new office and building layout, he’s already enjoying the culture. [Read More]
High school teams look to keep pace in Week 9 High school teams look to keep pace in Week 9
Centre County Gazette
Centre County high school football teams were 3-3 in Week 8 of the 2017 season, but those three wins came against 5-1 Central Dauphin East, Central Martinsburg and Clearfield. [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

Grace Lutheran Church service to celebrate 500th anniversary of reformation Grace Lutheran Church service to celebrate 500th anniversary of reformation
Centre County Gazette
Grace Lutheran Church in State College will hold a 1520s-style worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. [Read More]
Stars of the Runway Stars of the Runway
Centre County Gazette
English bulldog Lenni was escorted down the runway by her owner, Barbara Frazier, during the second annual Pets Come First Doggie Fashion Show held at the Centre Hills Country Club. Lenni also sported a bridal ensemble designed by Rosie’s Clothes at the event. [Read More]
Horror flick based on birthdays draws sub-par review Horror flick based on birthdays draws sub-par review
Centre County Gazette
She wakes up in the bed of a stranger named Carter (Israel Broussard). Carter’s roommate says something disrespectful. She gets hassled by an environmentalist. She’s being stalked by an ex. [Read More]

Education

PSFCU, YMCA partner to help fight hunger PSFCU, YMCA partner to help fight hunger
Centre County Gazette
Penn State Federal Credit Union recently donated $5,000 to the YMCA of Centre County's Y Feeds Kids Weekend Backpack Food Program. [Read More]
P-O moves forward with one-to-one technology initiative P-O moves forward with one-to-one technology initiative
Centre County Gazette
PHILIPSBURG — Time and distance no longer create barriers when students can access the world around them in an instant. This is the case for seventh- through 10th-grade students in the Philipsburg-Osceola School District who, using their newly assigned Lenovo Windows 10 laptops, can see news [Read More]
SHS participates in Austism Speaks fundraiser SHS participates in Austism Speaks fundraiser
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Soaring Heights School in State College participated Oct. 1 in the regional Autism Speaks Walk fundraiser at the Peoples Natural Gas Field. The school's staff raised more than $180 for Autism Speaks. Students participated by creating art items to be given away at the SHS [Read More]

Community

Pumpkin Festival lights the nights at Arboretum Pumpkin Festival lights the nights at Arboretum
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Walking around and checking out the orange, yellow and white pumpkins, the talents of artists of all ages was evident at the Penn State Arboretum's Oct. 14 Pumpkin Festival. From the 2- to 4-year-old category to the adult area, you could view sweet, gentle-faced pumpkins, [Read More]
Habitat for Humanity ReStore celebrates 10 years of service Habitat for Humanity ReStore celebrates 10 years of service
Centre County Gazette
The Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 1155 Zion Road in Bellefonte, held a 10th anniversary fundraising celebration Oct. 14 featuring prize drawings for a variety of area business gift certificates, a photo booth, cupcakes and balloons, kids’ crafts and a discount prize wheel. [Read More]
Bellefonte Girl Scouts earn Silver Award Bellefonte Girl Scouts earn Silver Award
Centre County Gazette
Members of Bellefonte Girl Scout Troop 40022 were awarded their Silver Awards during a ceremony held at Fisherman’s Paradise on Oct. 15. Receiving the awards were Ashtyn Harter, Ayriella Spicer, Emma Shawley, Gabby Brezler, Katy Fritz, Mia Simoncek and Tori Clouser. [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Grocery chain donates record-setting number of Jared Boxes to hospitals Grocery chain donates record-setting number of Jared Boxes to hospitals
Centre County Gazette
Giant and Martin Food Stores made a record-setting number of Jared Boxes — 6,302 — and stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia delivered the boxes to more than 60 hospitals in Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Geisinger Lewistown Hospital receives $40,000 from Pink Zone Geisinger Lewistown Hospital receives $40,000 from Pink Zone
Centre County Gazette
Pennsylvania Pink Zone recently presented a $40,000 check to Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital as part of its effort to help with improving breast cancer awareness and treatments in the community. [Read More]
Like it or not, broccoli may be good for the gut Like it or not, broccoli may be good for the gut
Centre County Gazette
For the broccoli haters of the world, researchers may have more bad news: The vegetable may also help promote a healthy gut. [Read More]
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