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Bellefonte Intervalley Area Chamber of Commerce

2013 Visitors & information Guide


Bellefonte Intervalley Area Chamber of Commerce

2013 Visitors & information Guide


Bellefonte

I n t e rva l l e y A r e a C h a m be r o f C om m e r c e

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I n t e rva l l e y A r e a C h a m be r o f C om m e r c e Welcome to Victorian Bellefonte & Centre County’s Intervalley Area Bellefonte & Centre County’s Intervalley Area

I am proud to welcome you to our area and invite you to meet the people of our friendly, safe and charming community. Bellefonte was the home of seven governors and is the present home of the American Philatelic Society and its museum. It was founded more than 200 years ago, and the origin of its name is steeped in legend and controversial to this day. Bellefonte and the Intervalley area is a region rich in culture and history, with something wonderful for every age and interest – from Pure Imagination Toy Shop to world class fly-fishing and outdoor sports and on to our Victorian architecture, museums, special events, historical bed and breakfasts, and unique dining and shopping establishments. These things and much more are here for you – just ask about what interests you. Please be sure to contact us at the Bellefonte Train Station if we can help you with recommendations, the very latest information or can, in any way, make your visit more enjoyable. You can call us at: 814-355-2917, e-mail us at: bellefontecoc@aol.com or you can visit www.bellefontechamber.org. Founded in 1938, the Bellefonte Intervalley Area Chamber of Commerce has played a vital role in the economic development of the region. Located in the historic Train Station, we are continually striving to meet the needs of our members, assist with promotional activities, and provide educational and networking opportunities to our members and business community. Our mission is to promote and develop a high quality, positive business and living environment in the Intervalley region. Our “Members First” policy guarantees that our members and their services receive priority-referral status from the staff and members of the Chamber. Please take a moment to review our guide and the information listed inside. Our members are available to serve your many needs. Should you require any assistance, have inquiries, or wish to become a member, please feel free to give us a call. Very truly yours, Gary Hoover, Executive Director of the Bellefonte Intervalley Area Chamber of Commerce

2013 BIACC Board of Directors Position

Name

Business Affiliation

President Vice President Treasurer Past President

Nick Lingenfelter Chuck Kormanski Tami Schuster Matt Hill

First National Bank Mattress World Our Fair Lady B&B Logan Branch Insurance Agency

Donna Benner Dr. S. Candace Covey Betsey Howell Jo Ann Knupp Kerry O’Hara Michael Pipe Ralph Stewart Peggy Warnaka, Gregory Wendt Holly Wilson

The Governors’ Pub Optometrist Central PA Convention and Visitors Bureau McCafferty House B&B First National Bank Centre County Commissioner Manager, Bellefonte Borough M&M Copy Service Northwest Savings Bank Administrative Assistant Rep. Kerry Benninghoff

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Contents

Welcome to Victorian Bellefonte & Centre County’s Intervalley Area .......................................2 BIACC Board of Directors ......................................................................................................................2 2013 Calendar of Events ........................................................................................................................4 Every season brings new reasons to visit the Bellefonte Intervalley Area .............................8 Return to yesterday in Victorian Bellefonte ................................................................................... 12 Street Map of Milesburg ...................................................................................................................... 18 Street Map of Pleasant Gap ............................................................................................................... 19 BIACC Membership Benefits .............................................................................................................. 22 Membership Listings ............................................................................................................................ 23 Guide to Advertisers ............................................................................................................................. 43 Telephone Directory ............................................................................................................................. 44

Š Copyright 2012 by the Bellefonte Intervalley Area Chamber of Commerce and Barash Media. All rights reserved. 7,500 copies of this guide are distributed free. No part of this publication may be reproduced by any process except with written permission of the Bellefonte Intervalley Area Chamber of Commerce (814-355-2917; www.bellefontechamber.org). All telephone numbers are in the 814 area code unless otherwise noted. Printed by Gazette Printers, Indiana, PA.

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Calendar of Events Year-Round

Selected Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Sunday Afternoons at the Library Centre County Library, Bellefonte Concerts in an historic home turned library. 355-1516 Bellefonte Art Museum for the Families of Centre County 355-4280 2013 MARCH 3rd Annual Bellefonte Volunteer Fair

APRIL – MAY Bellefonte Garden Club Daffodil Drive Take a drive in and around Bellefonte to see 200,000 daffodils. Trout Season Opening Day World-class fly-fishing in our sparkling, trout-stocked mountain streams. APRIL – NOVEMBER Wednesdays & Saturdays Bellefonte Farmers’ Market In front of Centre County Courthouse Saturdays Bellefonte Farmers’ Market Gamble Mill Parking Lot Fresh-from-the-farm fruits, vegetables, and homemade treats.

APRIL Community Easter Egg Hunt Downtown Bellefonte & Talleyrand Park Healthy Kids Day Bellefonte YMCA 355-5551 Fun and educational activities to promote healthy lifestyles for kids. Plow Party Nittany Farm Museum Rt. 192 between Penns Cave and Centre Hall 364-2342 20 Saturday PSU Blue-White Football Game Beaver Stadium, PSU 800-648-8269 Penn State’s annual intrasquad spring scrimmage.

MAY 19 Sunday Big Spring Festival Downtown Bellefonte 355-2917 Trout stocking, food, music, and more, celebrating the town’s “Big Spring” waters. 31 Friday American Cancer Society Relay for Life Rogers Stadium, Bellefonte 888-227-5445 A 24-hour event celebrating survivorship and raising funds to fight cancer. JUNE 1 Saturday Bellefonte Children’s Fair Pony rides, face painting, games, stories, and crafts for kids of all ages.

Historic Cruise & Car Show

Historic Cruise & Car Show Downtown Bellefonte 355-2917 Restored classic and antique cars, auction, and ’50s-style cruising the block to see and be seen. JUNE – AUGUST Sundays Summer Sounds from the Gazebo Talleyrand Park 355-2917 Concerts, from Dixieland to classic rock, each summer Sunday evening at the Gazebo. JULY 26-27 Friday-Saturday JazzPA Talleyrand Park 212-841-0219 World-class jazz performances from national, regional, and local artists. AUGUST Bellefonte Arts & Crafts Fair Downtown Bellefonte 353-1115 More than 100 arts and crafts booths, plus music from jazz to rock.

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22-29 Centre County Grange Encampment & Fair Grange Fairgrounds, Centre Hall 364-9212 Carnival rides, entertainment, animal exhibits, and food at the country’s oldest tenting fair. SEPTEMBER Equipment Show Nittany Farm Museum Rt. 192 between Penns Cave and Centre Hall 364-2342 OCTOBER Bellefonte Intervalley Area Chambers’ 2013 Croquet Tournament Location TBA 355-2917 Fall Festival and Community Days Talleyrand Park 355-2917 Children’s games, food, and plenty of family fun.

3 Thursday Centre County United Way Day of Caring 238-8283 Thousands of volunteers join forces to work on projects across Centre County. Halloween Parade Downtown Bellefonte 355-2917 Apple Butter Making & Sale Nittany Farm Museum Rt. 192 between Penns Cave and Centre Hall 364-2342

Arrival of Santa Claus Downtown Bellefonte DECEMBER Bellefonte Victorian Christmas Downtown Bellefonte 355-2917 A celebration of Bellefonte’s nineteenth-century heritage with carriage rides, crafts shows, historic walking tours, and more. Santa Express Train Rides 355-1053 The Plunge YMCA Centre County 355-5551 Participants enter water at Sayers Dam at the Bald Eagle State Park despite the frigid temperature to raise money for the YMCA’s Open Door Program, which allows the Y to turn no one away for their inability to pay.

Fall Train Rides Bellefonte Train Station 355-1053 Bellefonte Antiques Fair Details to be announced Trick or Treat Night 355-2917 NOVEMBER Christmas Decorating Day Downtown Bellefonte

For event updates and more information, visit www.visitbellefonte.com Victorian Christmas

Penn State Football 2013 Schedule August 31 ............ vs. Syracuse (Meadowlands) September 7 .............EASTERN MICHIGAN September 14 ............ VIRGINIA September 21 .........KENT STATE October 5...................at Indiana October 12 .............. MICHIGAN October 26 ..........at Ohio State November 2.................ILLINOIS November 9......... at Minnesota November 16 .............. PURDUE November 23 .........NEBRASKA November 30 ...... at Wisconsin Home games are at Penn State’s Beaver Stadium. For more information, call (814) 863-1000 or 800-833-5533. 2013 Visitors & Information Guide 5


Attractions Summer Jazz Celebration July 26-27, 2013 Historic Bellefonte PA

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There are many attractions throughout the year in and around Historic Bellefonte and surrounding areas. Visit www.visitbellefonte.com and www.bellefontearts.org to get a complete list of community events for kids and adults. Some unique attractions and events include the Centre County Garage Fair featuring amusement rides, concession stands, tractor, truck, and ATV pulls, livestock judging, horse shows, and much more. The American Philatelic Society offers an educational experience whether you are new to stamp collecting or have collected for years. Music lovers can enjoy a two-day Jazz PA Summer Jazz Celebration. Only 12 miles from Penn State University Park campus, enjoy hike trails, meet the birds of prey in the Raptor Center, and explore the hands-on exhibits and live reptiles in the Discovery Room at Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center. n


Sponsors the following Special Events Sunday Afternoons at the Library

Concerts at the Centre County Library

BHCA Gallery at the Gamble Mill Presenting Regional Artists

Victorian Christmas Arts & Crafts Show Presented jointly with Victorian Christmas, Inc.

Summer Sounds from the Gazebo Concerts in Tallyrand Park

www.bellefontearts.org

• Community Easter Egg Hunt, March • Big Spring Festival, May • Garden Club, April- Early May Daffodil Drive Ongoing Community Children’s Garden • Children’s Fair, June (Bellefonte Sunrise Rotary Partner) • Historic Cruise, June • Arts & Crafts Fair, August • Fall Festival/Community Days, October • Victorian Christmas, December • Bellefonte Museum for Centre County Ongoing Exhibits and Events

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Every season brings new reasons to visit the Bellefonte Intervalley Area with the Big Spring Festival in Talleyrand Park. The festival gets its name from the park’s Big Spring, which pours 11 million gallons of fresh water each day into the town’s water supply and Spring Creek. Visitors can watch experts stock the creek with trout, give kayaking a try, and enjoy a host of entertainers, craft booths, and food vendors. Spring also marks the beginning of the boating season at Bald Eagle State Park in northern Centre County. A full-service marina Train rides offer a great chance to see the beauty of the area. at the park’s 1,730-acre Foster Joseph Sayers Reservoir offers rentals From the great outdoors to its historic of water-ski boats, pontoon boats, fishing county seat, the Bellefonte Intervalley Area boats, jet skis, sailboats, kayaks, canoes, offers plenty of space for four seasons of pedal boats, and stand-up paddleboards, fun. Join local residents and longtime visitors as well as bicycles, for exploring around the at annual events and activities to find out lake. Families enjoy the sandy swimming why the area is a wonderful place to relax, beach and picnic area. rejuvenate, and celebrate. The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle offers doorstep In Victorian Bellefonte, the first sign of spring access to the park’s land and water activities is daffodils poking out of the ground. That’s as well as beautiful views of lake, mountains, because volunteers spent five years planting and wildlife. Visitors also can camp at the park more than 200,000 daffodils around the town. or nearby at the Bellefonte KOA or Gram & Tallyrand Park is a particularly beautiful spot Pap’s Fort Bellefonte Campground. for enjoying these blankets of spring blooms, and it’s also where the Bellefonte Community Easter Egg Hunt takes place. Anglers from around the world look forward to the first day of Pennsylvania’s trout season, which begins on the first Saturday after April 11 and continues through Labor Day. Thanks to mountain-fed, limestone-bedded streams, trout flourish in the region’s cool-running waters. Areas newly opened to the public for fishing include the 1,800-acre Spring Creek Canyon and a stretch of Spring Creek in Bellefonte. Local tackle shops and bed-and-breakfasts cater to anglers and love to swap fish tales. On the third weekend in May each year, Bellefonte celebrates the town’s clear waters Bellefonte hosts many festivals during the year.

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Back in town, the Bellefonte Cruise marks the official start of summer on Father’s Day weekend. Against the backdrop of historic Victorian architecture, the cruise lines the streets with stock cars, antique cars, street rods, military vehicles, cruising and touring motorcycles, and more. The family-friendly event offers entertainment for everyone, from a 5K race to hula hoop contest to sock hop. Families also look forward to the Bellefonte Children’s Fair, a town tradition for six decades. At the June event, kids (and kids at heart) can enjoy games, activities, face painting, yummy festival food, raffles, and displays, all while raising funds to provide playground equipment for local parks. Warm weather brings musicians and music-lovers outdoors. On Sundays, musicians play from the Talleyrand Park gazebo while the community gathers on the lawn to listen, picnic, and socialize. In July, JazzPA’s Summer Jazz Celebration, one of the premier jazz events west of the Hudson River, takes place in Bellefonte and State College, with the main stage in Talleyrand Park, and

many performances free of charge. In August, Talleyrand Park is once again the place to be as the Bellefonte Arts & Crafts Fair features more than 100 juried crafters and artists, plus family entertainment, great food, and children’s activities. When fall arrives, the area’s bed-andbreakfasts, hotels, and motels provide the perfect base for exploring the gorgeous fall colors of the area’s mountains and valleys. Autumn hues usually peak in October, along with crisp fall weather for a wide range of outdoor activities. Bellefonte’s premier winter event is Bellefonte Victorian Christmas, bringing to life the holiday traditions and stories of days gone by. Victorian carolers, horse-drawn carriage rides, an arts-and-crafts show, concerts, festival of trees, and much more — it’s all part of an event that’s been a tradition for more than 30 years. No matter what time of year you visit the Bellefonte Intervalley Area, you’ll find plenty to see and do. Spring, summer, autumn, and winter — we invite you to find out what each season has to offer! n

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Shopping

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Come Shop in our HUGE store with 4 floors to explore! 124-130 W. High Street • Downtown Bellefonte • Open 7 Days a week! Mon. - Sun. 10 am - 5 pm • Thursdays til 7pm

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A stroll down Historic Bellefonte offers a variety of unique shops and businesses to explore. Whether Victorian or country, fun or fancy, young or old, it’s always a wonderful shopping experience for both visitors and locals alike. For antique lovers, Plaza Centre & The Ritz offers four floors of antiques, collectibles, crafts, and other vintage items. Jake’s Card and Games is the place for sports cards, Dungeons & Dragons, Yu-GiOh, and much more. Confer’s Jewelers is the perfect stop for the finest diamonds as well as Pandora charms and jewelry. Their “sister store” CO2, the unique boutique, offers an array of fun, fashion gift items including Vera Bradley. Shopping for a new phone or want to sell your old phone? Wireless Made Simple will buy your old phone and offers a huge selection of replacement phones, discounted phones and accessories. Just minutes from Bellefonte, in the historic village of Linden Hall, Mount Nittany Winery offers 20 award-winning wines, breathtaking views of Mount Nittany, and a truly unique wine-tasting experience. n


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Return to yesterday in Victorian Bellefonte “gold” — a successful iron-making industry brought wealth and political clout to the area, centered around the county seat of Bellefonte. The town was the most prosperous community between Harrisburg and Pittsburgh during the first half of the 1800s, and several Pennsylvania governors called Bellefonte home before or after their terms as governor. A monument in Talleyrand Park honors these statesmen, and a statue of Andrew Gregg Curtin, 15th governor of Pennsylvania, stands Bellefonte is one of the oldest and best preserved towns in Centre County. outside the courthouse, along with the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial. As soon as you arrive in Victorian Some of Bellefonte’s oldest existing Bellefonte, you know it’s someplace special. buildings are Georgian-style stone houses Everywhere you look are reminders of near the intersection of Allegheny and High days gone by, from historic architecture to streets. Other architectural styles in this monuments and museums to shops carrying National Register Historic District include treasures from earlier times. Italianate, Queene Anne, Classical Revival, One of the oldest and best-preserved Second Empire, and the Victorian style that towns in Centre County, Bellefonte grew, attracts so many visitors. beginning in the late 1700s, due partly to its Many of these buildings now house location on Spring Creek. The creek powered museums and businesses. Visit the Bellefonte William Lamb’s mill to produce flour and Art Museum for Centre County in the 1810 animal feed, and provided transportation for John Blair Linn House, or explore Centre both people and goods. Today, kayakers County history and genealogy at the Centre test their skills on Spring Creek, and the County Library and Pennsylvania Room in historic gristmill is home to the Gamble Mill the 1815 Potter home. Look up at the unique Restaurant and Microbrewery, in the area fish-scale tin façade of the Crider Exchange known as Lamb’s Crossing. Building before browsing the shops inside. The architectural center of historic At Talleyrand Park, along the banks of Bellefonte is the Centre County Courthouse, Spring Creek, you’ll find the Intervalley dating to 1835, which sits on a hill looking Area Chamber of Commerce’s office in the across a market diamond down toward former train station. The Bellefonte Historical Spring Creek. Thanks to abundant, highRailroad Society offers fall-foliage and “Santa quality iron ore — Central Pennsylvania’s

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Express” excursions from the station in beautifully restored railcars. The park also is home to the George Grey Barnard Sculpture Garden and the Big Spring, source of Bellefonte’s sparkling drinking water and the town’s name (la belle fonte, or beautiful fountain). Also along the waterfront is the Pennsylvania Match Factory. In the early 1900s, the factory was one of the country’s leading producers of wooden matches. Now the restored and renovated complex is home to the American Philatelic Society’s national headquarters The Centre County Courthouse dates back to 1835. and the country’s largest beautifully restored stately homes, often filled stamp-collecting library, which with period furnishings. You can experience welcomes visitors who would like to learn Victorian-era hospitality and modern more about this fascinating hobby. conveniences in bed-and-breakfasts such as In a town with so much history on display, Barnard House, McCafferty House, Our Fair it’s no surprise that friendly innkeepers offer Lady, The Queen, The Reynolds Mansion, Inn visitors the opportunity to spend the night in at Walnut Acres, and Riffles & Run. During your visit, you can explore the historic district as you shop for antiques and collectibles in the Plaza Centre, or toys from your childhood at Pure Imagination. Look for tomorrow’s family heirloom at Confer’s Jewelers, and wander among the many other specialty shops, such as Alleycat Quiltworks, that line the downtown streets. Stop for a bite to eat at longtime local favorites The train station is now home to the Intervalley Area Chamber of Commerce. such as The Governors’ Pub and Bonfatto’s, or grab a frosty treat at Dairy Queen, or frothy coffee drink at Cool Beans. Convenient to Talleyrand Park and its welcome center is Café on the Park. For lunch or dinner, check out the stir-fries at Bellefonte Wok or the delicious pizzas at Pizza Mia. Wherever you go in Victorian Bellefonte, you’ll find welcoming residents who are proud of their town’s heritage. Once you’ve visited, you too will understand what makes this town at the edge of the Allegheny Mountains so special. n Bellefonte has many homes of inspiring architecture. 2013 Visitors & Information Guide 13


Dining

When you work up an appetite exploring Historic Bellefonte, stop in at one of Bellefonte’s eateries. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or a fine dining restaurant for a special occasion, Bellefonte features a variety of restaurants that will satisfy any mood or budget. Café on the Park, across from Talleyrand Park, offers everything from breakfast and chef-created soups, sandwiches, salads to Penn State Creamery ice cream. Bonfatto’s, home of the famous Bonanza Sub, is a family restaurant serving award-winning wings, subs, salads, pizzas, steaks, and seafood. Red Rooster, On-the-Go Café offers wings, barbecue and other comfort foods, smoking all its own meats, including pulled pork, beef brisket, and smoked wings. n

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Lodging

Historic Bellefonte has many delightful lodging choices from quaint bed and breakfasts to world-class hotels. Our Fair Lady, A Victorian Bed & Breakfast, built in 1883, is within walking distance of attractions and shopping. With four smokefree guestrooms, it offers amenities including daily full breakfast and an afternoon wine and cheese hour. Nature lovers can spend the night at Central PA’s finest full-service campground the Bellefonte KOA and enjoy big bass fishing in nearby Bald Eagle State Park. At Gram & Paps Fort Bellefonte, spend the day in the beautifully landscaped grounds and garden setting, or play outdoor games such as horseshoes, basketball, beach volleyball, shuffleboard, and mini-golf. It’s the perfect getaway with large campsites with plenty of shade, cabin rentals, cable TV, and Wi-Fi. For the more traditional traveler, many State College hotels are within minutes of Bellefonte and nearby Penn State University. With nearly 600 rooms to choose from, Lion Country Lodging can accommodate your budget and desired amenities. Choose from Days Inn Penn State, Hilton Garden Inn, Quality Inn, Super 8, Nittany Budget Motel, and Carnegie Inn & Spa. n


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BIACC Membership Benefits By becoming a member of the Bellefonte Intervalley Area Chamber of Commerce, you help support the Chamber’s efforts to promote tourism, economic development, and other business-generation activities for our area. Chamber dues are deductable as a business expense. Your membership offers you many benefits, including:

members also are encouraged to set up tables and sell items and distribute information under the eaves at the train station during special events. Web Site: Your business will receive a FREE listing on the Chamber Web Site. A link to the chamber site can be found at www.bellefonte.com.

Group Health Insurance and Energy Saving Programs: Offered through our affiliation with the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry.

Member-to-Member Discount Club: Discounts and specials available exclusively to Chamber members.

Weekly Update: Keeps members updated with the latest news on local events. The Chamber has a weekly Chamber update in which any member can post or attach notices, ads, and flyers for free as a benefit of membership.

Special Promotional Projects: Members can take advantage of discounted media-advertising rates negotiated by the Chamber and other special projects. Have an idea for a promotional project for your business or organization? The Chamber can help with it.

Chamber Directory: You will receive a free listing in this widely distributed annual Visitors & Information Guide. Display ads in this widely distributed guide are available to members at deeply discounted rates, compared to nonmember rates. Brochure Distribution: Members may place brochures on the brochure racks in the Visitors Center located in the Bellefonte Train Station. With the everincreasing number of visitors stopping by for information, this is a great way to get the word out about your business. The Chamber also maintains a presence at special events such as the Grange Fair and local business expos, where we distribute member promotional materials for free. Visitors Center Display Case: The Chamber has a display case in the train station where members can sign up to exhibit their promotional displays. Hundreds of train station visitors every month will see your materials. Chamber

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Certificates of Origin Export Services: This service is available to all members, excluding title work. Networking Opportunities: Chamber events such as luncheons, the annual croquet tournament, and other schedules meetings and network opportunities. Business After Hours: These gatherings offer members the opportunity to showcase their busineses by hosting a Business After Hours for members and invited guests. Members First: This policy enhances the exposure of your business to individuals and businesses making inquiries to the Chamber. Advocacy: BIACC provides advocacy and, whenever appropriate, develops policy statements that reflect a pro-business position. n


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Membership Listings Prior to publishing, the Bellefonte Intervalley Area Chamber of Commerce made every effort to update listing information. Please report any areas to the Chamber office. Phone and fax numbers are in 814 area code unless noted.

ACCOUNTING

Emert Associates 101 S. Spring St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-0400 fax: 353-0500 caecpa@aol.com www.emertcpa.com See our ad on page 18 GB Accounting Services 1874 Autumnwood Drive State College, PA 16801 ph: 769-3638 fax: 867-3603 gbaccountingservices@comcast.net www.gbaccountingservices.com

ADVERTISING

Barash Media P.O. Box 77 State College, PA 16804 ph: 238-5051 fax: 238-3415 rschmidt@barashmedia.com www.townandgown.com See our ad on pages 16, 31, 32, 33, & inside back cover

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES Plaza Centre 124 1/2 W. High Street Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 357-4870 plazacentre@yahoo.com www.geocities.com/plazacenter See our ad on page 10

AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR

Black Walnut Body Shop 1620 Zion Road Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-3701 fax: 355-7497 edash@blackwalnutbodyworks.com www.blackwalnutbodyworks.com See our ad on inside flap

BANKING

Ameriserv Bank 734 S. Atherton St. State College, PA 16801 ph: 235-6809 fax: 235-2697 tmcdowell@ameriserv.com www.ameriservfinancial.com First National Bank 117 South Allen Street State College, PA 16801 ph: 231-5422 fax: 237-1021 lingenfeltern@fnb-corp.com www.fnb-corp.com See our ad on page 18 Fulton Bank 122 Eagle Point Lane Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 548-0082 fax: 548-0062 siavasile@fultonbank.com www.fultonbank.com See our ad on page 42 Jersey Shore State Bank 100 Cobblestone Dr. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 383-2700 fax: 383-0076 dianna.blazina@jssb.com www.jssb.com Kish Bank 205 Park Place, Suite 6 Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-1770 fax: 353-0590 john.arrington@kishbank.com www.kishbank.com

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M & T Bank 915 E. Bishop St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-6406 thorner@mtb.com www.mandtbank.com See our ad on page 27

Reliance Bank 100 Hawbaker Industrial Dr. State College, PA 16803 ph: 235-6468 fax: 237-1428 hreichert@reliancebank.com www.reliancebank.com

Nittany Bank 125 N. Allegheny St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 548-0006 fax: 234-3677 lisa.williams@nittanybank.com www.nittanybank.com

BED & BREAKFAST

Northwest Savings Bank 1127 Zion Road Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-1222 smcginley@nwbcorp.com www.northwestsavingsbank.com See our ad on page 29

Inn at Walnut Acres 699 Weaver Hill Road Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-1597 paynewalnut@verizon.net www.innatwalnutacres.com

Barnard House Bed & Breakfast 113 E. Linn St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-8647 thebarnardhouse@aol.com www.bellefonte.com

PNC Bank 1601 S. Atherton St. State College, PA 16801 ph: 689-1547 fax: 231-1724 chad.feather@pnc.com PNCBank.com

McCafferty House Bed & Breakfast 441 N. Spring St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-9458 fax: 355-1393 joann4sold@aol.com www.mccaffertyhouse.com

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Our Fair Lady 313 E. Linn St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-1117 ofl.schuster@gmail.com www.ourfairladybnb.com See our ad on page 20 The Queen, A Victorian B & B 176 E. Linn St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-7946 fax: 355-7946 thequeenbnb@psualum.com www.thequeenbnb.com Riffles and Runs B&B 217 N. Spring Street Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-8109 cjmac01@msn.com www.rifflesandruns.bellefonte.com Reynolds Mansion B&B 101 West Linn St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-8407 fax: 353-1530 mapacacorp@aol.com www.reynoldsmansion.com

BEDDING

Mattress World 135 S. Spring St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-0845 fax: 355-2494 ckormanski@mattressworld.org www.mattressworld.com

BUILDING CONTRACTOR Gilmore Construction 106 Whitetail Dr. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-0911 fax: 355-3580 dwghammer@aol.com www.gilmoreconstruction.com See our ad on page 26

Parkview Heights Assoc. 2090 E. College Ave. State College, PA 16801 ph: 355-8301 gbrown@pinehurstcustomhomes.net www.pinehurstcustomhomes.net

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Pinehurst Homes 2090 E. College Ave. State College, PA 16801 ph: 237-4663 fax: 234-5055 gbrown@pinehurstcustomhomes.net www.pinehurstcustomhomes.net

BUSINESS COUNSELING SCORE Central PA Chapter 2820 East College Ave., Suite E State College, PA 16801 ph: 234-9415 fax: 234-9415 scorecentralpa@scorecpa.org www.scorecpa.org

CAMPING

Bellefonte KOA 2481 Jacksonville Road Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-7912 bellkoa@verizon.net www.bellefontekoa.com See our ad on page 20 Gram and Pap’s Fort Bellefonte Campground 2023 Jacksonville Road Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-9820 goodwillie11@gmail.com www.fortbellefonte.com See our ad on page 21

CATERING SERVICES Hoag’s Catering 2280 Commercial Blvd. State College, PA 16801 ph: 238-0824 fax: 238-1876 sales@hoagcatering.com www.hoagscatering.com See our ad on page 14

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CELLULAR SERVICES Wireless Made Simple 141 S. Allegheny St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 880-5353 fax: 353-8891 info@wirelessmadesimple.net www.wirelessmadesimple.net See our ad on page 11

CHILDREN’S SCIENCE CENTER Discovery Space 112 W. Foster Ave., Suite 1 State College, PA 16801 ph: 234-0200 artheim@mydiscoveryspace.org www.mydiscoveryspace.org

CHIROPRACTIC CARE AND SPA SERVICES Silver Lining, LLC 218 West High St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 954-0280 silverliningchiro@gmail.com www.silverliningchiropractic.com

CHURCHES & RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS Faith United Methodist Church 512 Hughes St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-3358 fax: 355-7875 cgudeman1@gmail.com www.BellefonteFaith.com

St. John’s Catholic Church 134 East Bishop St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-3134 fax: 355-4820 stjcatholic@comcast.net www.catholicchurchbellefonte.catholicweb.com See our ad on page 27

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Trinity United Methodist Church 128 West Howard St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-9425 barbtumc@verizon.net

CIVIC ORGANIZATION Bellefonte Kiwanis Club P.O. Box 87 Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 237-5458 fax: 861-4108 chackett@spefcu.org www.pakiwanis.org Bellefonte Lions Club P.O. Box 566 Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-1305 Bellefonte Sunrise Rotary Club P.O. Box 154 Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 237-0358 belpa383@msn.com

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COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY INSPECTOR Centre Inspection Services 343 Gingrich Gap Road Spring Mills, PA 16875 ph: 470-7351 centreinspection@gmail.com www.centreinspection.com

COMMUNICATIONS

Comcast 60 Decibel Road, Suite 101 State College, PA 16801-7574 ph: 238-5050 238-8510 joseph_rocco@cable.comcast.com www.comcast.com

COMMUNICATIONS/MEDIA Tele-Media Company of Zion P.O. Box 39 Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-2025 fax: 353-2072 Lstrouse@tele-media.com www.tele-media.com

ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST CATHOLIC CHURCH 134 E. Bishop Street Bellefonte, PA 16823 Telephone: 814-355-3134 E-mail: stjcatholic@comcast.net WEBSITE: http://catholicchurchbellefonte.catholicweb.com 2013 Visitors & Information Guide 27


CONSULTING

Perkins Design Ltd. 3225 Turtle Creek Blvd. 1010B Dallas, TX 75219 ph: 214-443-7810 njperkins@earthlink.net

COPY & PRINTING M&M Copy Service 137 W. High St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-7290 fax: 355-4260 mmcopyservice@aol.com

COUNTRY CLUBS Nittany Country Club P.O. Box 116 Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 383-2321 zinsner@comcast.net www.nittanycc.com

COURT REPORTING SERVICES Maggie’s Court Reporting 530 St. Paul Circle Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 359-9619 maggiecourtreporting@gmail.com

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CREATIVE DESIGN SERVICES Loaded Creative, LLC P.O. Box 237, 141 West High St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-0144 markdello@weareloaded.com www.weareloaded.com

CREDIT UNIONS

Penn State Federal Credit Union 123 Amberleigh Lane Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 865-7728 865-0434 info@pennstatefederal.com www.pennstatefederal.com See our ad on page 19 SPE Federal Credit Union 650 N. Science Park Road State College, PA 16803 ph: 237-5458 861-4108 dmeckley@spefcu.org www.spefcu.org


Titan Federal Credit Union 114 Mack Avenue Pleasant Gap, PA 16823 ph: 359-4540 359-4543 rknoffsinger@titanfcu.com www.titanfcu.com

Bellefonte Pizza Hut 1074 East Bishop St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-5160 355-3087 rag.arc@comcast.net www.pizzahut.com

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Bellefonte Wok 111 S. Allegheny St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-8888 353-0560 endi@bellfontewok.com www.bellefontewok.com

DENTISTS

Bonfatto’s 205 Park Place Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-3330 353-1550 d_letterman1919@hotmail.com www.bonfattos.com See our ad on page 15

DINING

Cafe On The Park 325 W. High St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 357-8442 cafeonthepark@gmail.com www.cafeonthepark.net See our ad on page 15

MISC-PA, Ltd. 79 Landon Drive Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 814-383-2882 billp@wave-it-now.com www.wave-it-now.com

Bellefonte Family Dentistry 115 S. School St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-1587 355-2179 office@bellefontedental.com www.bellefontedental.com Bellefonte Dairy Queen 101 South Allegheny St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-0448 bellefontedq@gmail.com www.dairyqueen.com

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Cool Beans Coffee and Tea 141 W. High St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-1178 coolbeanscoffeeandtea@gmail.com www.coolbeancoffeeandtea.com Gamble Mill Tavern 160 Dunlap St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-7764 355-3957 dave@gamblemill.com www.gamblemill.com The Governors’ Pub 211 West High St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-1008 thegovernorspub@gmail.com www.thegovernorspub.com Home Delivery Pizza. Inc. 1796 Zion Road Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 357-8399 357-8199 rschmitt@homedeliverypizza.net www.homedeliverypizza.net

Pizza Mia 106 North Spring St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-3738 355-9310 johnniejj@aol.com www.bellefontepizzamia.com Shirley’s Mountain Valley Diner 850 S. Eagle Valley Blvd. Wingate, PA 16823-4734 ph: 353-1221 fax: 353-1221 Sunset West Restaurant 521 E. College Ave. Pleasant Gap, PA 16823 ph: 359-2783 Village Eatinghouse Marketplace and Cafe 105 South Main St. Pleasant Gap, PA 16823 ph: 280-2259 villageeatinghouse@gmail.com www.ullovit.com Whistle Stop Restaurant 104 East Wilson Street Centre Hall, PA 16828 ph: 364-2544 emgemperle@aol.com www.whistlestopcentregall.com

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CBICC 200 Innovation Blvd., Suite 150 State College, PA 16803 ph: 234-1829 fax: 234-5869 jgerber@cbicc.org www.cbicc.org Private Industry Council of the Centre Region 2595-1 Clyde Ave. State College, PA 16801 ph: 237-8998 237-9171 cjohnson@piccc.org www.piccc.org

EDUCATION

Bellefonte Area School District 318 N. Allegheny St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-4814 fax: 353-5342 cpotteig@basd.net www.basd.net

Central PA Institute of Science & Technology 540 N. Harrison Road Pleasant Gap, PA 16823 ph: 359-2793 fax: 359-2599 rmakin@cpi.edu www.cpi.tec.pa.us South Hills School of Business & Technology 480 Waupelani Dr. State College, PA 16801 ph: 234-7755 fax: 234-0926 mmaggs@southhills.edu www.southhills.edu

EMPLOYMENT SERVICES The HR Office, Inc. 2437 Commercial Blvd., Ste. 5 State College, PA 16801 ph: 238-3750 fax: 238-3980 jkrauss@thehrofficeinc.com www.thehrofficeinc.com

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Pennsylvania CareerLink of Centre County/CPWDC 1300 Benner Pike, Suite #2 State College, PA 16801 ph: 272-5465 fax: 272-3515 meby@tiu.org www.pacareerlink.state.pa.us

Care for People Plus P.O. Box 359 141 W. High St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-3432 fax: 353-3484 bettyfenity@cfpplus.com. www.care-for-people.com

ENTERTAINMENT

Child Development & Family Council 2565 Park Center Blvd, Suite 1000 State College, PA 16801 ph: 238-5480 fax: 238-2765 ccis@cdfc.org www.cdfc.org

Centretainment 623 E. Bishop St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-8667 Centretainment@verizon.net State College Professional Baseball The Spikes 112 Medlar Field at Lubrano Park University Park, PA 16802 ph: 272-1711--Ext. 326 fax: 272-1718 mmarso@statecollegespikes.com www.statecollegespikes.com

EQUIPMENT SALES & SERVICE Groff Tractor & Equipment 210 Rolling Ridge Dr. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-8400 fax: 355-8403 mikeaument@grofftractor.com www.grofftractor.com

FAMILY SERVICES Care for People P.O. Box 359 Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-3432 fax: 353-3484 bettyfenity@cfpplus.com. www.care-for-people.com

Faith Centre 110 W. High St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-0880 fax: 355-0880 nsummers@faithcentre.info www.faithcentre.net Hope for Kids, Inc. P.O. Box 1331 State College, PA 16804 ph: 353-0200 353-1545 dcorrigan@hopeforkidsinc.org www.hopeforkidsinc.org Sunny Days Adult Daily Living Center 300 South Harrison Road Pleasant Gap, PA 16823 ph: 357-0292 fax: 357-0556 Sunnydays115@earthlink.net YMCA of Centre County 125 W. High St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-5551 fax: 355-6556 hlong@ymcaofcentrecounty.org www.bfymca.org See our ad on page 32

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FINANCIAL PLANNING

FUEL OIL SERVICES

Donald E.Houser Financial Planning P.O. Box 45 100 Mercer Dr. Lock Haven, PA 17745 ph: 570-748-2995 fax: 570-748-2776 donald.houser@ingfp.com www.donhouserfinancialplanning.com

Ingram Fuels Inc. 4187 Nittany Valley Dr. Howard, PA 16841 ph: 383-4447 fax: 383-2677 singram82@aol.com www.ingram-fuels.com JJ Powell 206 S. Potter St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-4749 fax: 355-0694 cs@jjpowell.com www.jjpowell.com

FIRE SAFETY SERVICES

Swartz Fire & Safety Equip. Co. PO Box 607 513 E. Bishop St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-9033 fax: 355-1623 swartzfire@comcast.net www.swartzfire.com See our ad on page 18

FUNERAL SERVICES

Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc. P.O. Box 7 206 N. Spring St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-4261 www.wetzlerfuneralhome.com

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Curves 401 W. High St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 231-4505 fax: 231-4505 suehanna1105@gmail.com www.curvesstatecollege.com

FURNITURE

Capperella Furniture 660 Pleasant View Boulevard Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-4857 fax: 353-8697 david@capperellafurniture.com www.capperellafurniture.com

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State Representative Kerry Benninghoff 171st District Office 140 West High St., Suite A Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-1300 fax: 355-3523 kbenning@pahousegop.com www.kbenning@pahousegop.com

HEALTH INSURANCE

U.S. Senator Robert Casey 817 E. Bishop St., Suite C Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 357-0314 fax: 357-0318 kim-bierly@casey.senate.gov www.casey.senate.gov

PCI Insurance, Inc. 200 Innovation Blvd. State College, PA 16803 ph: 717-720-5466 fax: 717-260-1020 sbrownson@pachamber.org www.picinsuance.com

Centre Co. Commissioners – Steve Dershem Willowbank Bldg., 420 Holmes St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-6700 fax: 355-6980 sdershem@centre.pa.us www.centre.pa.us

HEATING & PLUMBING CONTRACTING

State Senator Jake Corman 34th Senate Office 236 Match Factory Place Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-0477 fax: 355-6046 BReiter@pasen.gov www.jakecorman.com See our ad on page 42 State Representative Michael Hanna 76th District Office 102 Turnpike St., Box 1134 Milesburg, PA 16853 ph: 353-8780 fax: 355-6056 mhanna@pahouse.net www.pahouse.com/hanna

GUNS, SPORTING GOODS, MILITARY SURPLUS Hunter’s Warehouse 130 West High St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 548-0088 hunterswarehouse@comcast.net www.hunterswarehouse.net

HARDWARE SERVICES Nittany Valley True Value 1169 Nittany Valley Dr. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph:383-2809 fax: 383-4884 darrellfrfr@aol.com

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Geisinger Health Plan 3051 Enterprise Dr. State College, PA 16801 ph: 238-0018 fax: 238-0027 mbcrist@thehealthplan.com www.thehealthplan.com

Joseph C. Hazel, Inc. 216 S. Allegheny St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-4841 fax: 355-2684 dhazel@jchazel.com

HOLISTIC WELLNESS SERVICES Inspired Holistic Wellness 107 South Spring St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 883-0957 beth@inspiredholisticwellness.com www.inspiredholisticwellness.com See our ad on page 9

HVAC SERVICE, SALES, AND INSTALLATION

Watchdog Heating and Cooling P.O. Box 36 Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 883-2286 watchdogheatingandcooling@comcast.net INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS Daniel Clemson Candace Dannaker Melady Kehm Rev. Keith Koch Holly Wilson

INDUSTRY

The Coca Cola Company 217 AquaPenn Dr. Howard, PA 16841 ph: 357-8639 fax: 355-7810 tgoodwin@na.ko.com www.ccdawaters.com


Graymont (PA) Inc. 965 E. College Ave. Pleasant Gap, PA 16823 ph: 355-4761 fax: 359-2175 scatherman@graymont.com www.graymont.com

State of the Art, Inc. 2470 Fox Hill Road State College, PA 16803 ph: 355-8004 fax: 355-2714 dkerly@resistor.com www.stateoftheart.com

Restek Corporation 110 Benner Circle Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-1778 fax: 353-1697 bryanwolcott@restek.com www.restek.com See our ad on page 35

Supelco, Inc. 595 N. Harrison Road Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 359-5403 rod.datt@sial.com www.sigmaaldrich.com/supelco See our ad on page 30

SilcoTek Corporation 112 Benner Circle Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-1778 fax: 353-1697 silcod@silcotek.com www.silcotek.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific 320 Rolling Ridge Dr. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-2300 fax: 353-0140 Richard.Leathers@thermofisher.com www.thermo.com

SMS Meer Service, Inc. 234 S. Potter Street Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-4774 fax: 353-6248 jim.gates@sms-meer.us www.sms-meer.com

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INSURANCE SERVICES

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Erie Insurance Group 104 Skyview Dr. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 327-1109 james.keddie@erieinsurance.com www.erieinsurance.com

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Centre County Mutual Fire Insurance Company 3555 Benner Pike, Suite 100 Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-4855 fax: 355-4835 ccmfic@comcast.net www.centrecountymutual.com

Hartman Agency 1051 Shiloh Road State College, PA 16801 ph: 231-0100 fax: 272-0058 tom@hartmangroup1.com www.hartmangroup1.com Logan Branch Insurance Agency 623 Willowbank St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-5900 matt@loganbranch.com www.loganbranch.com See our ad on page 24 New York Life Insurance 530 Westgate Dr. State College, PA 16803 ph: 404-7717 jrlulis@ft.newyorklife.com www.newyorklife.com State Farm Insurance - Cindy Evcic 3082 Benner Pike Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-9160 fax: 355-2560 cindy.evcicc5rh@statefarm.com www.cindy.evcic.c5rh@statefarm.com

INVESTMENT SERVICES Edward Jones Investments 118 S. Allegheny St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-9398 fax: 888-719-6064 scott.mckee@edwardjones.com www.edwardjones.com

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Confer’s Jewelers 100 N. Allegheny St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-8836 fax: 355-8821 confersj@yahoo.com www.confersjewelers.com See our ad on page 11 Nature’s Cover 3093 Benner Pike Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-7980 fax: 355-1940 naturescover@aol.com www.naturescover.com

LEGAL SERVICES

Babst, Calland, Clements, Zomnir, P.C. 330 Innovation Blvd., Suite 302 State College, PA 16803 ph: 867-8055 fax: 867-8051 bdupuis@babstcalland.com www.bccz.com Beard Law Company 101 North Allegheny St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 548-0028 fax: 548-0030 rod@beardlawco.com www.beardlawco.com Corbett Law Office 140 South Allegheny St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-4521 fax: 353-4526 pat.corbett@pcorbettlaw.com www.PCorbettLaw.com Stover, McGlaughlin, Gerace Weyandt & McCormick, P.C. P.O. Box 209 122 E. High St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-8235 fax: 355-1304 jstover@nittanylaw.com www.nittanylaw.com

LIFETIME MEMBERS David Bliss Francis Bonfatto Charles Brown Phyllis Corman Stan and Dona Goldman Harry Hanchar Robert Lamb Watler Peterson William Thomas Chuck Witmer


LODGING

Best Western University Park Inn & Suites 115 Premiere Dr. State College, PA 16801 ph: 234-8393 fax: 234-8397 avictorine@nittanyhotel.com www.nittanyhotel.com See our ad on back cover Country Inn and Suites 1357 East College Ave. State College, PA 16803 ph: 234-6000 fax: 272-8000 abowersox@hfl-hotels.com www.countryinn.com/statecollegePA See our ad on inside flap Nature Inn at Bald Eagle State Park 201 Warbler Way Howard, PA 16841 ph: 625-2879 c-chbrooks@state.pa.us www.natureinnatbaldeagle.com Quality Inn Of Milesburg P.O. Box 538 971 N. Eagle Valley Road Milesburg, PA 16853 ph: 355-7521 fax: 355-2615 dgermann@shanercorp.com www.choicehotels.com

LODGING/TRAVEL SERVICES Bestway Travel Center P.O. Box 256 Milesburg, PA 16853 ph: 355-7591 fax: 355-8887 junior@lehighgas.com www.bestwaytravel.net

LOW INCOME TAX CREDIT HOUSING Fox Hill Apartments 200 Wyndtree Court Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-4090 fax: 355-4090 foxhillapt@verizon.net See our ad on page 26

MEDIA

Centre County Gazette 403 South Allen St State College, PA 16801 ph: 238-5051 fax: 632-6699 editor@centrecountygazette.com www.Centrecountygazette.com See our ad on pages 17 & 29

First Media Radio, LLC WZWW-FM 863 Benner Pike, Suite 200 State College, PA 16801 ph: 231-0953 fax: 237-0950 wilson@3wz.com www.3wz.com Forever Broadcasting 2551 Park Center Boulevard State College, PA 16804 ph: 237-9800 fax: 237-2477 wlynch@foreverradio.com www.foreverradio.com Fox 8/ABC 23 141 W. Beaver Ave., Suite 13 State College, PA 16801 ph: 237-4987 tjcoursen@gmail.com www.fox8tv.com

MEDICAL

Bellefonte EMS 369 Phoenix Ave. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-2907 fax: 355-8702 ssrhoat@bems.net www.bems.net Bellefonte Medical Clinic 527 Willowbank St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-3337 fax: 353-3327 www.bmed.com Centre Homecare, Inc. 2437 Commercial Blvd., Suite 6 State College, PA 16801 ph: 237-7400 fax: 237-2900 chi@vnahs.com www.vnaa.org/vnaa/vna/Centre_HomeCare_Inc. HealthSouth Nittany Valley 550 West College Ave. Pleasant Gap, PA 16823 ph: 359-3421 fax: 359-5898 tracy.ewing@healthsouth.com www.nittanyvalleyrehab.com See our ad on page 28

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The Meadows/Universal Community Behavioral Health 132 The Meadows Dr. Centre Hall, PA 16828 ph: 364-2161 fax: 364-9742 brenda.fry@uhsinc.com www.themeadows.net See our ad on page 31 Mount Nittany Medical Center 1800 E. Park Ave. State College, PA 16803 ph: 231-7000 fax: 231-7892 rkelly@mountnittany.org www.mountnittany.org Geisinger Medical Group-Bellefonte 819 E. Bishop St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 949-0513 fax: 942-1530 smbaranik@geisinger.edu www.geisinger.org

MINISTRY SERVICES

Allegheny Social Lutheran Ministries 915 Hickory St. Hollidaysburg, PA 16643 ph: 696-4500 fax: 696-4561 andrea.schurr@alsm.org www.alsm.org

MUSEUM-NONPROFIT

Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County P.O. Box 125 Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-4280 bellefontemuseum@gmail.com www.bellefontemuseum.org American Philatelic Society 100 Match Factory Place Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 933-3803 fax: 933-6128 kpmartin@stamps.org www.stamps.org See our ad on page 7 Bellefonte Historical Railroad Society 320 West High St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-1053 president@bellefontetrain.org www.bellefontetrain.org

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Centre Co. Library & Historical Museum 203 N. Allegheny St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-1516 fax: 355-2700 lerickson@centrecountylibrary.org www.centrecountylibrary.org

MUSIC & THEATRE

Nittany Valley Symphony P.O. Box 1375 State College, PA 16804-1375 ph: 231-8224 fax: 231-0140 ed@nvs.org www.nvs.org Penn State Centre Stage 116 Theatre Building University Park, PA 16802 ph: 863-0493 fax: 863-5526 cls28@mail.psu.edu www.artsandarchitecture.psu.edu

NONPROFIT

American Cancer Society 1948 East Third Street Williamsport, PA 17701 ph: 1-888-227-5445 fax: 238-3236 theresa.miller@cancer.org www.cancer.org American Red Cross 205 E. Beaver Ave., Suite 203 State College, PA 16801 ph: 237-3162 fax: 237-0999 cemtcomm@csrlink.net www.redcross.org/pa/stcoll Bellefonte Historical & Cultural Assn. P.O. Box 141 Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-1589 bhca@bellefontearts.com www.bellefontearts.org See our ad on page 7 Bellefonte Victorian Christmas P.O. Box 925 Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 359-3454 srchouser@comcast.net www.bellefontearts.org/vic_cmas.htm


Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau 800 E. Park Ave. State College, PA 16803 ph: 231-1400 fax: 231-8123 betseyh@visitpennstate.org www.centralpavb.org See our ad on page 9 Centre Co. Grange Encampment and Fair P.O. Box 271 169 Homan Lane Centre Hall, PA 16828 ph: 364-9212 dconfer@grangefair.net www.grangefair.net See our ad on page 6 Centre Co. Solid Waste Authority 253 Transfer Road Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 238-7005 fax: 238-3195 wasted5@uplink.net www.ccswa.centre.pa.us See our ad on page 25 Centre Co. United Way 2790 W. College Ave., Suite 7 State College, PA 16801 ph: 238-8283 fax: 238-5067 Tammy@ccunitedway.org www.ccunitedway.com Centre County Community Foundation P.O. Box 648 2601 Gateway Dr. State College, PA 16804 ph: 237-6229 fax: 237-2624 ajones@centrecountycf.org www.centrecountycf.org CentrePeace, Inc. 3013 Benner Pike Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-9081 fax: 353-9083 centrepeace@comcast.net www.centrepeace.org Habitat for Humanity 1155 Zion Road Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 353-2390 fax: 353-2394 tom@habitatgcc.org www.habitatgcc.org

Historic Bellefonte Inc. P.O. Box 14 Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-3692 fax: 355-1300 relaymoney@verizon.net www.visitbellefonte.com JazzPA 3203 Buffalo Run Road Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 646-320-5852 catherinedupuis@aol.com www.jazzpa.com See our ad on page 6 Penn State Small Business Dev. Center 200 Innovation Boulevard, Suite 119 University Park, PA 16802-7013 ph: 863-4293 hxm103@psu.edu www.sbdc.psu.edu

OPTOMETRIST

Dr. S. Candace Covey, O.D. 113 S. Spring St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-2522 fax: 355-9261 drcoveye@verizon.net www.iul.com/covey See our ad on page 30 Dr. Michael Tinkelman, Optometrist 1090 Zion Road Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-7566 fax: 355-7567 dr_t@comcast.net www.eyecareyoutrust.com

PERSONAL CARE HOME Elmcroft Senior Living 150 Farmstead Lane State College, PA 16803 ph: 235-7675 fax: 235-7685 ldubbs@elmcroftseniorliving.com www.elmcroft.com

Wynwood House of Penns Valley 122 Wynwood Drive Centre Hall, PA 16828 ph: 364-9770 fax: 364-9772 wynwoodhouse@gmail.com www.wynwoodhouse.com

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PEST CONTROL

J. C. Ehrlich, Co. 119 E. College Ave. Pleasant Gap, PA 16823 ph: 237-7607 fax: 237-7518 keith.hamilton@jcehrlich.com www.jcehrlich.com

PHYSICAL THERAPY Drayer Physical Therapy 1680 Zion Road Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-5660 fax: 355-5644 tnorman@drayerpt.com www.drayerpt.com

Ville Du Parc, LLC 406 Ferguson Ave. State College, PA 16803 ph: 777-6448 fax: 866-720-8105 vdpmgt@aol.com villeduparc.com

QUILTING

Alleycat Quiltworks 107 E. High St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 357-9178 fax: 357-9178 quiltergirl@msn.com www.alleycatquiltworks.com

REAL ESTATE

Phoenix Rehabilitation & Health Services, Inc. Match Factory Place Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-3561 fax: 353-8235 bellefonte@phoenixrehab.com www.phoenixrehab.com

Kissinger, Bigatel & Brower P.O. Box 4000 State College, PA 16801 ph: 234-4000 fax: 234-1332 bigatel@1kbb.com www.1kbb.com See our ad on page 24

PIANO TUNING SERVICES

Linda Lowe & Team/ReMax Centre Realty 1375 Martin St. State College, PA 16803 ph: 231-8200 fax: 861-4615 lindalowe@aol.com www.lindalowe.com

Orris H. Morrison Jr. 216 E. Lamb St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-3433

PRINTING

Grove Printing 1437 Buffalo Run Road Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-2197 fax: 353-0188 groveprinting@aol.com

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

New Horizons Real Estate 125 N. Allegheny St., Suite 1 Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-8500 newhorizonsre@aol.com www.newhorizonrealestatepa.com

Jabco Realty Management, LLC 108 North Spring St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-2021 fax: 355-5777 jabcorealty@aol.com www.bellefonterentals.com

The Torron Group 1951 Pine Hall Road, Suite 150 State College, PA 16801 ph: 231-2800 fax: 231-2802 tfsonger@torrongroup.com www.torrongroup.com

Park Forest Enterprises, Inc. 1000 W. Aaron Dr. State College, PA 16803 ph: 238-3431 fax: 238-4561 info@rentpfe.com www.rentpfe.com

RESALE STORE FOR WOMEN

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Clothes Mentor 176 Rolling Ridge Dr. State College, PA 16801 ph: 234-1923 fax: 689-7023 glitzygirl10@gmsil.com www.clothesmentor.com/statecollege


RETAIL COLLECTIBLES

SINGLE PARENT COUNSELING

RETAIL, FOOD, PHARMACY, GAS

TAX CONSULTANT

Jake’s Cards and Gifts 131 W. High St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-1137 jakescardsandgames@gmail.com See our ad on page 11 Weis Markets 170 Buckaroo Lane Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 274-5883 bkochenour@weismarkets.com www.weismarkets.com

RETAIL GIFTS

Pure Imagination 102 East Bishop St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-1134 fax: 355-1134 purenation@hotmail.com www.pureimaginationtoys.com The Victorian Rose 121 S. Allegheny St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-4737 www.victorianrosebellefontepa.com

RETAIL WEDDING GIFTS FOR THE GROOM GroomStop.com P.O. Box 51 Mingoville, PA 16856 ph: 888-819-0360 fax: 888-819-0360 service@groomstop.com www.groomstop.com

SANDBLASTING CONTRACTOR Polar Blast P.O. Box 372 Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-7121 fax: 355-8384 polarblast@comcast.net See our ad on page 18

SETTLEMENT SERVICES Epic Settlement 117 E. High St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-3113 fax: 353-3177 lpeters@epicsettlement.com www.epicsettlement.com

Child Focused Family Centered 221 West High St. Bellefonte, PA 16801 ph: 353-4277 centrice@childfocusedfamilycentered.com www.childfocusedfamilycentered.com SF and Co. 1423 N. Atherton St. State College, PA 16803 ph: 238-8474 fax: 234-3523 jpringle@sfc-cpa.com www.sfc-cpa.com

TRANSPORTATION

Centre Area Transp. Authority 2081 W. Whitehall Road State College, PA 16801 ph: 238-2282 fax: 238-7643 hmose@catabus.com www.catabus.com See our ad on page 28 Centre Co. Airport Authority 2493 Fox Hill Road State College, PA 16803 ph: 237-2011 fax: 237-3420 jhm@universityparkairport.com www.universityparkairport.org Nittany & Bald Eagle Railroad 356 Priestley Ave. Northumberland, PA 17857 ph: 570-473-7949 fax: 570-473-8432 toddh@nshr.com www.nshr.com

TREE SERVICES

Meek Tree Service and Landscape Maintenance 1410 Beaver Road Julian, PA 16844 ph: 355-0538 fax: 355-0538 edmeek@meektreeservice.com www.meektreeservice.com

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TRUCKING SERVICES Davidson Bros., Inc. 450 Runville Road Bellefonte, PA 16823 ph: 355-5513 fax: 355-8470 randyd@dbitrucking.com

R. W. Bird Trucking, Inc. 701 E. College Ave. Pleasant Gap, PA 16823 ph: 359-2094 fax: 359-9894 rwbirdtrucking@gmail.com

UTILITIES

Columbia Gas of PA, Inc. 2550 Carolean Industrial Dr. State College, PA 16801 ph: 278-5842 fax: 238-4405 jferg@nisource.com www.columbiagaspamd.com n

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Guide To Advertisers

American Philatelic Society..............................................7 Bellefonte Art Museum of Centre County ............... 43 Bellefonte Historical & Cultural Assn............................7 Bellefonte KOA ................................................................... 20 Black Walnut Body Works ............................ Inside Flap Bonfatto’s .............................................................................. 15 Café on the Park ................................................................ 15 CATA-Centre Area Transportation Authority .......... 28 Central PA Convention & Visitors Bureau ..................9 Centre County Grange Fair ..............................................6 Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority........ 25 Confer’s Jewelers ...............................................................11 Covey, Dr. S. Candace..................................................... 30 Emert & Associates PC ................................................... 18 First National Bank............................................................ 18 Fox Hill Apartments .......................................................... 26 Friends of Jake Corman ................................................. 42 Fulton Bank .......................................................................... 42 Gilmore Construction....................................................... 26 Gram & Pap’s Fort Bellefonte Campground........... 21 HealthSouth/Nittany Valley Rehab Hospital........... 28 HFL Corporation (Country Inn&Suites, Comfort Suites, Sleep Inn)..........................................Inside Flap Hoag’s Catering ................................................................. 14

Hospitality Asset Management Company............... 21 Inspired Holistic Wellness .................................................9 Jake’s Cards & Games.....................................................11 Kissinger Bigatel & Brower............................................ 24 Logan Branch Insurance ............................................... 24 M&T Bank ............................................................................. 27 Meadows Psychiatric Hospital..................................... 31 Mount Nittany Vineyard & Winery............................... 10 Nittany Hotel Management/ Best Western ......................................... Back Cover Northwest Saving Bank .................................................. 29 Our Fair Lady ...................................................................... 20 Penn State Federal Credit Union ................................ 19 Plaza Centre Antiques Gallery ..................................... 10 Polar Blast............................................................................. 18 Red Rooster......................................................................... 15 Restek Corporation........................................................... 35 Shavers Creek Environmental Center .........................6 St. John’s Catholic Church ........................................... 27 State College Jazz Festival ...............................................6 Supelco ................................................................................. 30 Swartz Fire & Safety Inc.................................................. 18 Wireless Made Simple .....................................................11 YMCA of Centre County ................................................. 32

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Education

American Philatelic Society .................814-933-3803

Bellefonte Area School District............814-355-4814

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Centre County .......................................814-355-4280 Bellefonte Intervalley Area Chamber of Commerce ......................814-355-2917 Bellefonte Historical Railroad Society ...................................814-355-1053

Science & Technology ........................814-359-2793 Centre County Christian Academy ....814-355-7805 The Pennsylvania State University .....814-865-4700 South Hills School of Business & Technology ......................888-282-7427

Bellefonte Police Business Office.......814-353-2320 Central PA Convention and Visitors Bureau ......................................814-231-1400 Centre County Library & Historical Museum ...............................814-355-1516 CentrePeace, Inc. .....................................814-353-9081 Discovery Space Children’s Science Center .....................................814-234-0200 Emergency (all areas) ...................................................911 Faith Centre ................................................814-355-0880 Habitat for Humanity ...............................814-353-2390

Government Bellefonte Borough ...................................814-355-1501 Centre County Commissioners ...........814-355-6700 State Rep. Kerry A. Benninghoff .........814-355-1300 State Rep. Michael K. Hanna ...............814-353-8780 State Sen. Jake Corman ........................814-355-0477 U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson...................814-353-0215 U.S. Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr. ................814-357-0314 U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey ..............................717-782-3951

PA CareerLink of Centre County .......814-272-5465 Penn State Small Business Development Centre ............................814-863-4293

Transportation Centre Area Transportation

Pennsylvania State Police......................814-355-7545

Authority ....................................................814-238-2282

PICCC, Inc. ..................................................814-237-8998

University Park Airport.............................814-865-5511

Poison Control Center .............................800-222-1222 SCORE Central PA Chapter .................814-234-9415 Voter Registration ......................................814-355-6703

Utilities Electricity: West Penn Power Co.....800-255-3443 Gas: Columbia Gas ................................888-460-4332 Cable TV: Comcast ....................................................800-266-2278 TeleMedia..................................................814-353-2025 Telephone: Verizon...............................800-837-4966

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