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NEIGHBORHOODS THE OFFICIAL RELOCATION GUIDE OF THE CENTRE COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

Neighborhood Maps of: Bald Eagle Area • Greater Bellefonte Area • Borough of Bellefonte • Borough of State College College Township • Ferguson Township • Halfmoon Township • Harris Township • Patton Township Penns Valley Area • Philipsburg-Osceola Area • Office & Industrial Parks • Retirement Communities

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Ferguson Township Guide to Centre County Neighborhoods

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Bald Eagle Area Howard, Milesburg, Port Matilda, Snow Shoe & Unionville Boroughs Boggs, Burnside, Howard, Huston, Snow Shoe, Union & Worth Townships

Bellefonte Borough Greater Bellefonte Area Benner, Marion, Spring & Walker Townships

College Township Ferguson Township Halfmoon Township Harris Township Patton Township Penns Valley Area

Centre Hall & Millheim Boroughs Gregg, Haines, Miles, Penn & Potter Townships

Philipsburg Borough & Rush Township

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10 Welcome From the Centre County Association of REALTORS 12 Centre County Map 14 Quality of Life 16 Calendar of Events 18 Online Resources 20 New in Centre County 22 Penn State University 24 CCAR Members & Business Partners 28 Affordable Housing 30 Health Care 32 Parks & Recreation 34 Centre County School Districts 46 Tax Rates in Centre County 47 REALTOR Profiles 90 Guide to Advertisers

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State College Borough Retirement/Leisure Living Office & Industrial Parks Alphabetical Neighborhood Index

On the cover: No matter what type of home you’re looking for, you’ll probably find it in Centre County, along with four seasons of fun.

15,000 copies of Town&Gown’s 2016-17 Guide to Centre County Neighborhoods are distributed in and around Centre County to advertisers, the Centre County Association of REALTORS® and REALTOR® offices, the Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County, the State College Downtown Improvement District, financial institutions, and select Penn State University offices. Copyright 2016 by Barash Media, 403 S. Allen St., State College, PA 16801; and the Centre County Association of REALTORS®, 2040 Sandy Drive, Ste. D, State College, PA 16803. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced by any process without permission from the publisher. To advertise in the 2017-2018 Guide, contact Barash Media at (800) 326-9584 or (814) 238-5051. Town&Gown is online at www.townandgown.com.

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Guide to Centre County Neighborhoods Centre County Association of REALTORS® 2040 Sandy Drive, State College, PA 16803 (814) 238-7622 • ccarinc.realtor admin@ccarinc.realtor Governing Body Officers President............................................................................................................Tommy Songer, CCIM Green Vice President.....................................................................................................Marc McMaster, ABR, CRS Secretary.........................................................................................Dawnyelle Sweeley, CNE, ePRO, MRP Treasurer....................................................................................................................................Scott Shamrock Past President..................................................................................................................Ellen Kline, CRS, GR Directors One-Year Term....................................................................Cathy Flood, ABR, AHWD, CRS, ePRO, GRI ........................................................................................................................................................ Kristin O’Brien Two-Year Term.......................................................................................................................Liz Piazza, SRES ................................................................................................Beth Richards, ABR, CRS, ePRO, GRI, SRES Three-Year Term.....................................................................................................................Michelle Swope ................................................................................................................................................................Kate Tosto

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Town&Gown’s Guide to Centre County Neighborhoods

Welcome to Centre County! We would like to familiarize you with many of the wonderful attributes that we believe make Centre County a great place to work and live. You will hear many things from people living here: an appreciation of our beautiful setting with its green mountains and valleys, our low crime rate, top-notch schools, inspiring arts and entertainment, the great resources and exciting sports programs offered by Penn State, and our low unemployment rate. The fact is that most people come here and love it! It is truly Happy Valley. The Centre County Association of REALTORS® partners with Barash Media to research and publish Town&Gown’s Guide to Neighborhoods. Inside you will find descriptions of towns and neighborhoods throughout Centre County. We also have included information about school districts, tax rates, parks, and other factors that may be important to you while visiting our area and making your home-hunting decisions. I encourage you to investigate all of Centre County, from State College to Snow Shoe; from Bellefonte to Philipsburg; from Port Matilda to Millheim, and all the different villages and neighborhoods in between. Whether you want the hustle and bustle of “in-town” living, the friendliness of a suburban development, or the peace and quiet of rural areas, Centre County has what you want. This guide is just a starting point. The members of the Centre County Association of REALTORS® — now in their 54th year of serving Centre County — stand ready to assist you in finding the perfect area for your home in Centre County. At ccarinc.realtor, you will find additional information such as regional market data, tax information, upcoming open houses, resources for affordable and workforce housing, a listing of the offices and REALTORS® who are ready to assist you, and much more. We invite you to call any of our local REALTORS® and allow them to be your guide through the process of buying your next home. Once you make this area home, you can start to share with your friends and family what YOU love about living in Centre County!

Tommy Songer, CCIM, PE, Green, MCNE 2016 CCAR President

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Page Number Index Bald Eagle Area: 55 Bellefonte Borough: 59 Curtin, Liberty, Taylor: 40 Greater Bellefonte Area: 63 College Township: 67 Ferguson Township: 71 Halfmoon Township: 77 Harris Township: 79 Patton Township: 83 Penns Valley Area: 87 Philipsburg-Osceola Area: 91 State College Borough: 93

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holds a fall festival full of tempting treats. State College turns into an outdoor museum each July when the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts takes over downtown, and ice sculptures abound when First Night State College rings in the new year. It’s just a short drive from Centre County to regional destinations that offer additional opportunities for fun. Go boating at expansive Raystown Lake, or ski the slopes of Blue Knob. Explore local history at the Railroaders Museum in Altoona, or watch modern-day trains navigate the impressive Horseshoe Curve. Visit Little League world headquarters in Williamsport, or spend a day touring area wineries. You also can expand your outdoor options with many more state parks, forests, and natural areas, all within an hour’s drive of Centre County.

Schools, Jobs & Travel

Farmers’ markets allow us to buy locally grown produce on the same day it’s harvested.

Why do so many people who could live anywhere choose to live in Centre County? Maybe it’s our strong housing market, good access to health care, stable economy, and myriad cultural and recreational activities. Maybe it’s our healthy environment and beautiful mountain-and-valley scenery. These are all reasons why we love Centre County – and why we’re sure you’ll love it here as well.

The Great Outdoors

We’re a rural county with fresh air, forested mountains, sparkling streams, and friendly neighbors. The geography of Centre County lends itself to natural beauty that seems to present a different picture around each bend. Many of our rolling mountains are protected as state forests, meaning they’re an undeveloped backdrop of soothing green in the summer and spectacular autumn hues each fall. Racing down the mountainsides are crystal-clear streams, filled with trout that attract fly-fishing fans from around the world. Between the mountain ridges lie fertile valleys dotted with family farms, many of them operated by Amish who take care of the land the old-fashioned way. Our active farming heritage means fresh produce at local farmers’ markets as well as restaurants with farm-totable menus. Because Mother Nature was so good to Centre County, opportunities abound for outdoor recreation throughout our 1,108 square miles. Hiking trails wind up and down mountains, with lots of stops for scenic vistas. Both our flat valleys and sloping mountainsides attract bikers, and the State College area has constructed bike trails suitable for the whole family. Downhill skiers and snowboarders flock to Tussey Mountain Resort

in winter, while six state parks offer quiet spots for outdoor activities the whole year round. That same geography will probably influence your choice for a new home. You might choose a country home with a large yard or even a few acres to spread your wings. Get away from it all with a forested retreat, or move into a home that provides easy commuting via one of our interstate highways. Purchase a carefully restored Victorian house in one of our towns or villages, or build the new home of your dreams. No matter what is happening nationally, real estate is always locally driven. That’s great news for Centre County, where our stable economy supports a reliable housing market.

Close to the Action

Explore the more remote areas of our county, and you’ll feel a million miles away from the rest of the world. No matter how far away you get, though, you’re still no more than half an hour from many of the finer things in life. In State College, Penn State makes Broadway musicals, opera, ballet, and jazz accessible for everyone. We have our own symphony, theater organizations, and choral groups. Visual arts from around the world are on display at the Palmer Museum of Art, and the strong fine-arts program at the university helps provide us with an inspiring community of local artists. Almost every town in Centre County has something to celebrate, and they generally throw an open invitation to everyone around. Bellefonte has the Big Spring Festival — which is held both in the springtime and near the spring (or “fonte”) that gives the county seat its name. Philipsburg honors more than 200 years of history with its annual Heritage Days, while Boalsburg celebrates its claim to fame as the birthplace of Memorial Day. Haines Township

Because our largest employer is a university, education is very important throughout Centre County. Five school districts (and parts of two others) are based here, offering both smallschool friendliness and large-school variety. Several charter schools present opportunities to children with special educational goals. Graduation from high school and college doesn’t mean that learning is over here — the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute allows mature adults to explore diverse interests at a modest cost. In addition to Penn State University, Centre County is home to a wide, stable base of employers in clean industries, many of them high-tech. Other than government-related entities, no single employer holds a large enough share of local jobs to cause worries when sales slip slightly. In fact, unemployment rates here are among the lowest in the state. No matter what, those 46,848 Penn State students need us to provide them with food, shelter, and a little bit of fun. Centre County may be “away from it all,” but it’s easy to get here. Interstate 80 crosses the county from east to west, U.S. Rte. 322 takes us easily to the Harrisburg area and then to Washington, D.C., and Interstate 99 gives us a quick route from I-80 to the Pennsylvania Turnpike and beyond. Plus, travel is fast from State College’s University Park Airport, where a full schedule of flights arrive and depart each day. Even our hospital, Mount Nittany Medical Center, is easily accessible at a highway exit, combining local expertise with the advanced techniques of personnel from Penn State’s Milton S. Hershey School of Medicine. With so much to be happy about in Centre County, we’ve found that people like to move here. Everyone seems to know someone who came here for a Penn State football game or Arts Festival and liked it so much that they came back to stay. For the past 30 years, our population has grown an average of about 10 percent each decade, and now more than 158,000 people live in Centre County. (Of course, that’s still only 142 people per square mile.) Buying your own home here is usually a very good investment — in both your financial future and your family’s lifestyle. n Town&Gown’s 2016-2017 Guide to Neighborhoods

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2016-2017 Centre County Happenings Each July, the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts brings hundreds of sidewalk-sale artists plus dozens of performers to downtown State College and the Penn State campus.

4 – PSU/United Way Trash to Treasure Sale, Beaver Stadium 4 – Rothrock Trail Challenge 7-25 – Twelve Angry Men, Boal Barn 9-18 – My Fair Lady, Penn State Downtown Theatre 11 – Lemont Village Strawberry Festival 13-19 – Happy Valley Culinary Week 14-Sept. 18 – Still Moving: Photographs by Steve McCurry, Palmer Museum 16-19 – The Drowsy Chaperone, State Theatre 17 – Destiny, Celtic Woman, PSU 17-18 – The Bellefonte Cruise & Sock Hop 18 – State College Spikes home season opener, Medlar Field

JULY

2016 APRIL

Through April 30 – Central PA Tasting Trail Prize Event 15 – Luke Bryan Kill the Lights Tour, Bryce Jordan Center 16 – Blue-White Football Game, Beaver Stadium 16 – First Day of Pennsylvania Trout Season 17 – German Romantics, Nittany Valley Symphony 18 – Bruce Springsteen, Bryce Jordan Center 20 – Robin Trower, State Theatre 21 – La Verità, Compagnia Finzi Pasca, PSU 23 – ClearWater Conservancy’s Watershed Cleanup Day 24 – Sounds of Hope, Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra 24 – Wedding and Event Fair, Bryce Jordan Center 27 – Bryson Tiller, Bryce Jordan Center 29 – Movin’ On, Penn State 30 – Monster Truck Nationals, Bryce Jordan Center 16

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4 – Historic Curtin Village tour season opens 6-8 – PSU Commencement 7 – Lemont Plant Sale 8 – State College Municipal Band Mother’s Day Concert, Mt. Nittany Middle School 10-28 – Company, Boal Barn 14 – Centre Furnace Mansion Plant Celebration 14-17 – AAUW Used Book Sale, PSU 15 – Big Spring Festival, Bellefonte 17-Aug. 7 – American Art in the Shadow of World War I, Palmer Museum 17-Aug. 14 – The Prints of Jules Heller, Palmer Museum 19-22 – Blithe Spirit, Penn State Downtown Theatre 30 – Memorial Day Celebration, Boalsburg

JUNE

2-4 – Pennsylvania Special Olympics, PSU 2-5 – Penn State Reunion Weekend 3-5 – Nittany Antique Machinery Show, Penn’s Cave 4 – Bellefonte Children’s Fair 4 – CelticFest, Tussey Mountain Resort

4 – Central PA 4th Fest, PSU 4 – Kids on Wheels Parade, Centre Region Parks & Recreation 7-10– Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival, Centre Hall 12-17– Philipsburg Heritage Days 13 – Central PA Festival of the Arts Children & Youth Day, State College & PSU 14-17– Central PA Festival of the Arts, State College & PSU 14-17 – People’s Choice Festival of Pennsylvania Arts & Crafts, Boalsburg 21-24 – The Heidi Chronicles, Penn State Downtown Theatre 23-24 – Friends of Black Moshannon State Park Summer Festival 29-30 – JazzPA, Bellefonte 31 – Last Cruise Car & Motorcycle Show, State College

AUGUST

3-20 – Calendar Girls, Boal Barn 6 – State College Brew Expo, Tussey Mountain Resort 11-14 – Disney’s High School Musical, State Theatre 12-13 – Bellefonte Arts & Crafts Fair 16-18 – Ag Progress Days, Rock Springs 19-27 – Centre County Grange Fair & Encampment, Centre Hall 22 – PSU fall classes begin 30-Sept. 10 – The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised], Boal Barn


SEPTEMBER

2-11 – Juried Show, Art Alliance, Lemont 3 – Home Football Game, PSU vs. Kent State, Beaver Stadium 8-11 – Nittany Antique Machinery Show, Penn’s Cave 10-11 – Hardcore Mudd Run, Tussey Mountain Resort 11 – Aqua-Dog Day, Park Forest Pool 17 – Home Football Game, PSU vs. Temple, Beaver Stadium 20-Oct. 1 – Play Murder!, Boal Barn 24 – Apple Harvest Festival & Car Show, Milesburg Museum 24 – Great Insect Fair, Bryce Jordan Center 30 – Oktoberfest, Tussey Mountain Resort TBA – PSU Center for the Performing Arts 2016-17 Season Opens

OCTOBER

1 – Home Football Game, PSU vs. Minnesota, Beaver Stadium 1-2 – Dutch Fall Festival, Aaronsburg 6 – Col. Gerald Russell United Way Day of Caring 8 – Friends of Black Moshannon State Park Cranberry Festival 8 – Home Football Game, PSU vs. Maryland (Homecoming)

8-9 – Horticulture Show, PSU 14-16 – Bellefonte Fall Festival Weekend 14-16 – Penn State Parents & Families Weekend 20-23 – The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Penn State Downtown Theatre 22 – Fall Punkin’ Chunkin’ Festival, Bald Eagle State Park 22 – Home Football Game, PSU vs. Ohio State 29 – Philipsburg Harvest Fest 30 – Tussey Mountainback 50-Mile Relay and Ultramarathon TBA – Fall Harvest Festival & Children’s Halloween Trail, Shaver’s Creek

NOVEMBER

9-11 – Bellefonte Victorian Christmas 9-11 – Festival of Trees, Pleasant Gap 17 – PSU Commencement 31-Jan. 1 – First Night State College

2017 JANUARY

TBA – PSU Center for the Performing Arts performances, continuing through April

FEBRUARY

17-19 – Penn State Dance Marathon, Bryce Jordan Center

5 – Home Football Game, PSU vs. Iowa, Beaver Stadium 11-20 – Abstraction Show, Art Alliance, Lemont 26 – Home Football Game, PSU vs. Michigan State 28 – Antlered Deer Season Begins

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DECEMBER

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2-3 – Boalsburg Hometown Christmas 2-4 – Stocking Stuffer Antiques, Art & Fine Craft Sale, Centre Furnace Mansion

5-11 – Penn State Spring Break TBA – Maple Harvest Festival, Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center TBA – Wild About Animals, PSU

APRIL

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Online Community Resources Alissa Pendorf

Bald Eagle Area School District....................................................................................................................... www.beasd.org Bellefonte Area School District.......................................................................................................................... www.basd.net Bellefonte Information..................................................................................................................................www.bellefonte.com Bryce Jordan Center......................................................................................................................................... www.bjc.psu.edu Center for the Performing Arts..................................................................................................................... www.cpa.psu.edu Centre County Government....................................................................................................................................................www.centrecountypa.gov Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau.............................................................................. visitpennstate.org Centre County Association of REALTORS®................................................................................................... ccarinc.realtor Centre County Information................................................................................... www.centreconnect.org, www.centrecounty.org Centre County United Way....................................................................................................................... www.ccunitedway.org Centre Daily Times Newspaper................................................................................................................. www.centredaily.com Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County.................................................................................... www.cbicc.org Downtown State College Improvement District.................................................................. www.downtownstatecollege.com Farmers’ Markets..........................................................................................................................................www.visitpennstate.org/eat/farmers-markets Moshannon Valley Economic Development Partnership......................................................................... www.mvedp.org Mount Nittany Health System..................................................................................................................www.mountnittany.org Penn State Sports Information.............................................................................................................. www.gopsusports.com Penn State University............................................................................................................................................. www.psu.edu Penn State University Job Postings.................................................................................................................. www.psu.jobs Penn State University Libraries............................................................................................................... www.libraries.psu.edu Penns Valley Area School District........................................................................................................... www.pennsvalley.org Philipsburg-Osceola School District...................................................................................................... www.pomounties.org State College Area School District..................................................................................................................www.scasd.org State College Information............................................................................. www.statecollege.com, www.statecollegecentral.com State Parks in Centre County.................................................................................................... www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks State Theatre............................................................................................................................................. www.thestatetheatre.org Town&Gown Magazine........................................................................................................................... www.townandgown.com 18

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New in Centre County

The 12-story Metropolitan is under construction in downtown State College at West College Avenue and Atherton Street.

Centre County just keeps getting better and better. From new sport facilities to new living options to new ways to have fun, there’s always another reason to make Centre County your home. Downtown State College has two new high rises under construction. Projected to open in fall 2017 is The Metropolitan, a 12-story apartment building for college students and other area residents, with ground-floor restaurants and retail stores. A few blocks away, Fraser Centre is scheduled to open its doors in fall 2016. This major complex will feature a 165-room Hyatt Place hotel and conference center, upscale apartments, a Target store, H&M clothing retailer, and Federal Taphouse bar and restaurant. Among the newest restaurants and taverns to begin seating customers over the past year was The Field at Toftrees Resort. Meanwhile, Otto’s Pub and Brewery began serving at Barrel 21 Distillery and Dining, an upscale distillery and restaurant next door to its current facility. On the retail front, sports fans flocked to shop at the new Dunham’s Sports store at the Nittany Mall.

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The State College area has an extensive system of parks and recreation facilities, operated by Centre Region Parks and Recreation. The Oak Hall regional park opened in 2015, with softball fields, picnic pavilions, perimeter trail, and more. Planning is under way for the Whitehall Road regional park, which is set to include sport fields, picnic pavilions, tennis complex, dog park, preserved woodlot, and trailhead for the Musser Gap bikeway. Recent updates have made the Park Forest and Welch swimming complexes popular among both competitive swimmers and families who love the water slides and splash areas. Near the University Park Airport, developers are approaching construction of the Nittany Valley Sports Centre, an 80,000-square-foot indoor sports facility with turf fields, gymnastics training center, batting cages, and more. In Potter Township, planning is under way for the 165-acre Tri-Municipal Park, which may feature soccer and softball fields, playgrounds, hockey rink, fitness trail, and community building.

The Penn State Arboretum recently opened a one-acre children’s garden, focusing on Pennsylvania’s landscape, plants, and animals. Future arboretum plans include an education center, conservatory, and planetarium. Also on campus, a major expansion of the Hetzel Union Building opened recently, featuring additional student activity office space, redesigned retail dining areas, and a larger Penn State Bookstore. In the health care arena, Mount Nittany Medical Center — the county’s major acute-care hospital — added a healing garden for the spiritual comfort of both patients and visitors. In Philipsburg, Penn Highlands Clearfield opened its new Moshannon Valley Community Medical Building. And, of course, new neighborhoods are under development across Centre County, as described throughout this publication. Wherever you’re planning to make your home in Centre County, you can always count on new developments to maintain and improve our wonderful quality of life. n


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If you live in Centre County, Penn State University plays a role in your life. From economics to cultural opportunities to atmosphere, the university influences just about everything here. Thanks to PSU, we have arts and cultural opportunities that you wouldn’t normally find in a community the size of Centre County. We can peruse exhibits on everything from worldclass art (the Palmer Museum of Art) to bugs (the Frost Entomological Museum). This year alone, we could attend Eisenhower Auditorium performances including Jersey Boys, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and the Moscow Festival Ballet. We also tuned in to performers like Paul McCartney, Amy Schumer, and Barry Manilow at the Bryce Jordan Center. Guest lecturers spark our thoughts in a variety of subjects, and local residents can research their interests at Penn State’s many libraries. We always have something to cheer about, thanks to Penn State’s 31 different intercollegiate sports. The landscape here turns blue and white on home football Saturdays as more than 107,000 fans pour into Beaver Stadium to see the Nittany Lions in action — and this is in a county with only 158,742 residents! State College is the population center of Centre County, mainly because of the 46,848 students who attend classes at Penn State’s University Park campus, and the two-thirds of all jobs here that directly or indirectly relate to those students. Penn State is by far the county’s largest employer, and the university has a direct business impact of $1.4 billion in Centre County each year. Centre County consistently posts the lowest unemployment rate in Pennsylvania,

Penn State’s 5,548-acre University Park campus is a focal point for State College and Centre County.

Penn State FAQs What’s a “Nittany” lion? “Nittany” comes from a Native American term meaning “single mountain.” The Nittany Lion mascot is based on the mountain lions that used to roam Central Pennsylvania. How many PSU students live in Centre County? More than 46,000 students are enrolled at the University Park campus. Some commute from other areas, but most live locally. How can I contact students and staff? Go to www.psu.edu/ph/ and type in the name of the person you’re looking for. You’ll see email, phone, and other contact info the person has listed. Since it’s Penn “State,” it must be a state school, right? Yes and no. Penn State isn’t owned by the state, but it is “staterelated,” and does receive money from the state each year.

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effort in American higher education. Penn State’s TV and radio stations reach 1.3 million households, its Cooperative Extension efforts help 2 million people a year, and its online World Campus teaches students around the world. If you’re new to Centre County, chances are that Penn State already influenced your world even before you considered moving here. Penn State alumni invented the telephone jack, helped write Casablanca, and fathered the modern semiconductor industry. Ninety percent of golf courses worldwide use turfgrass varieties developed here, and ice cream gurus Ben and Jerry got their start from a Penn State correspondence course in icecream making. Although the University Park campus is Penn State’s main campus, it’s also just one Penn State Football of many. During the Great Depression of the 1930s, the 2016 Home Schedule university began developing September 3.................................Kent State multiple campuses so people September 17.....................................Temple across the state could afford a college education by studying October 1.......................................Minnesota close to home. Today, there’s October 8.........................................Maryland a Penn State campus within October 22.................................... Ohio State practical commuting distance November 5..............................................Iowa of most Pennsylvanians. Every Penn State sports fan November 26.......................Michigan State knows that when cheerleaders For information, call (814) 863-1000 yell “We are,” the crowd shouts or go to www.gopsusports.com. back “Penn State.” Across Pennsylvania, and especially in Centre County, that message definitely holds true: “We are… Penn State!” n

due in large part to the stability of our largest employer. Also, Penn State conducts more than $801 million worth of research each year, and many companies spin out of that research to take root locally in the private sector. Having a major, well-respected university in our midst helps improve education at all levels in the county. Our school districts consistently rank above average on standardized tests, and 40.4 percent of residents age 25 and older hold at least a bachelor’s degree. Plus, in addition to teaching those 46,848 students here, Penn State helps educate our community — and others across the state — through the largest outreach


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Continental Real Estate Management 300 S. Allen St. State College, PA 16801 (814) 238-1598 www.continentalrealestate.net

Corman Home Sales & Property Management 136 W. High St., Suite A Bellefonte, PA 16823 (814) 357-2371 www.cormanhomesales.com

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John Curtin III Real Estate 817 E. Bishop St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 (814) 355-2324 curtinrealestate.net

Michael F. Dilliard Realty Company, LLC 573 Old Fort Road Centre Hall, PA 16828 (814) 531-4009

Diversified Realty, Inc. 116 Meadow Lane Bellefonte, PA 16823 (814) 574-7483

Elnitski Appraisals 817 Seibert Road Bellefonte, PA 16823 (814) 355-5525

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Hower & Associates 24052 Route 35 N. Mifflintown, PA 17059 (717) 436-8200 www.hower.cc

Industrial-Commercial Realty, LLC P.O. Box 10299 State College, PA 16805 (814) 234-6004 www.FriedmanRealEstateGroup.com

Jersey Shore State Bank (Williamsport) 300 Market St. Williamsport, PA 17701 (570) 322-1111, ext. 4182

Keller Williams Advantage Realty 740 S. Atherton St. State College, PA 16801 (814) 272-3333 www.usekw.com

Keystone Real Estate Group 444 E. College Ave. State College, PA 16801 (814) 237-0311 keystonerealestategroup.com

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Gold Key Appraising, Inc.

Legacy Realty & Property Management, LLC

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Linn Realty Group, Inc.

613 W. Fourth St. Lewistown, PA 17044 (717) 242-9151 613 W. Fourth St. Lewistown, PA 17044 (717) 242-9151

Heritage Realty Group, Inc. 1023 Benner Pike State College, PA 16801 (814) 231-0101 www.heritagerealtypa.com

612 W. College Ave. State College, PA 16801 (814) 272-7772

139 W. High St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 (814) 353-7355 www.linnrealtygroup.com

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Red Bell Real Estate, LLC

Starr Appraisal Services, LLC

Paradigm Properties Group, Inc.

Beth H. Riccardo Real Estate

Joy L. Stephens

Rutherford Appraisal & Consulting

Stone Arch Real Estate

Ryen Realty, LLC

Stultz Appraisals Co.

S&A Realty, LLC

Traditions Realty

Sanders Home Appraisals, LLC

Village Appraisals

Smeltz & Aumiller Real Estate, LLC

Village Realty Group of PA, LLC

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P.O. Box 185, 200 Woodward Ave., Suite A Lock Haven, PA 17745 (570) 748-8890 www.nestarick.com

48 E. Church St., P.O. Box 388 Lock Haven, PA 17745 (570) 748-8222

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Park Forest Enterprises Inc.

211 North Hills Place State College, PA 16803 (814) 238-0422 tomrutherford.appraiserxsites.com

1000 W. Aaron Drive State College, PA 16803 (814) 238-3431 www.rentpfe.com

Perry Wellington Realty, LLC

21 N. Second St. Philipsburg, PA 16866 (814) 343-6371 www.ryenrealtyllc.com

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RE/MAX Centre Realty

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1375 Martin St. State College, PA 16803 (814) 231-8200 StateCollegeHomeSales.com

Realty World Reiter Agency

1164 Scotch Valley Road Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 (814) 506-4871

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Members &Township Business Partners FergusonTownship Ferguson West College Realty, Inc.

Dwelling Diagnostics

CCAR Business Partners

Epic Settlement Services

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Ameriserv Bank

1857 N. Atherton St. State College, PA 16803 (814) 533-5452 www.ameriservfinancial.com

Babst Calland

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2160 Sandy Drive, Suite C State College, PA 16803 (814) 826-2058 www.epicsettlement.com

Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp.

330 Innovation Blvd., Suite 302 State College, PA 16803 (814) 867-8055

1150 Lancaster Blvd. Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 (717) 591-3278 www.fairwayatyourservice.com

Blue Diamond Carpet Cleaning, LLC

Fine Line Homes, LP

Boyer & Ritter CPAs & Consultants

First National Bank

Builders Association of Central PA

Frost & Conn, Inc.

CBC National Bank

Fulton Mortgage

CEI/HouseMaster Home Inspections

Green Home Solutions

Centre Daily Times

Happy Valley Settlement Services/ Glantz, Johnson & Associates

268 Douglas Drive State College, PA 16803 (814) 861-4188 www.bluediamondcarpetcleaning.com 1600 University Drive State College, PA 16801 (814) 234-6919 www.cpabr.com

2149 E. College Ave. State College, PA 16801 (814) 231-8813 www.centralpabuilders.com

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Citizens Bank

341 Science Park Road State College, PA 16803 (814) 234-6483 www.citizensbank.com

Clean Sweep Professional Cleaning Service 121 West St. Pleasant Gap, PA 16823 (814) 359-4414 dougsrugspa.com

Core Mortgage Services 1609 N. Atherton St. State College, PA 16803 (814) 272-0125 www.coremtgservices.com

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1426 Benner Pike State College, PA 16801 (814) 237-5581 www.finelinehomes.com 117 S. Allen St. State College, PA 16801 (814) 272-4119 fnb-online.com 1301 N. Atherton St. State College, PA 16803 (814) 237-1492 www.frostandconn.com

2017 N. Atherton St. State College, PA 16803 (814) 272-0166 www.fultonmortgagecompany.com 852 Elmwood St. State College, PA 16801 (814) 422-5868 www.greenhomesolutions.com/statecollege-pa

1901 E. College Ave. State College, PA 16801 (814) 238-0221 www.happyvalleysettlement.com

Hearthstone Valuation Services, LLC 236 Old Danville Highway Northumberland, PA 17857 (570) 473-9229 hearthstonevaluation.com

JAW Art & Design P.O. Box 57 Mingoville, PA 16856 (814) 441-5535

Jersey Shore State Bank 2050 N. Atherton St. State College, PA 16803-1524 (814) 235-1710 www.jssb.com

Keystone Relocation, LLC 3500 E. College Ave., Suite 1700 State College, PA 16801 (814) 234-8511 www.keystonerelocation.com

Alan F. Kirk, Esquire

341 Science Park Road, Suite 204 State College, PA 16803 (814) 325-9410 www.statecollegerealestateclosing.com

Kish Bank

1961 S. Atherton St. State College, PA 16801 (814) 861-5500 www.kishbank.com

M&T Bank (Mortgage Division) 1423 N. Atherton St. State College, PA 16803 (814) 234-5791 www.mandtmtg.com/klantzy

McQuaide Blasko Law Offices 811 University Drive State College, PA 16801 (814) 238-4926 www.mcquaideblasko.com

Miller Kistler & Campbell 720 S. Atherton St. State College, PA 16801 (814) 234-1500 www.mkclaw.com

Mortgage Source

1346 S. Atherton St. State College, PA 16801 (814) 234-1477, ext. 2 www.mortgagesourcePA.com

Munar Mortgage, LLC 2220 E. College Ave. State College, PA 16801 (814) 861-5626 www.munarmortgage.com

National Penn Bank 1900 S. Atherton St. State College, PA 16801 (814) 238-5716 www.nationalpenn.com

National Property Inspections P.O. Box 237 Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 (814) 931-0413 www.npiweb.com/drenning

Nittany Settlement Company 218 W. Hamilton Ave. State College, PA 16801 (814) 238-0098, ext. 3006 www.nittanysettlement.com

Northwest Savings Bank

1767 N. Atherton St. State College, PA 16801 (814) 237-2650 www.northwestsavingsbank.com


Parks Moving Systems P.O. Box 18 State College, PA 16804 (814) 359-3406 www.parksmoving.com

Penn State Federal Credit Union 1937 N. Atherton St. State College, PA 16803 (814) 865-0303 pennstatefederal.com

Professional Career Learning Academy, Inc. 521 Market St. Williamsport, PA 17701 (570) 326-7027 pcl-academy.com

Professional Choice Mortgage 100 N. Patterson St. State College, PA 16801 (814) 861-3310 www.pcmortgagesolutions.com

Reliance Bank

100 Hawbaker Industrial Drive State College, PA 16803 (814) 237-1133 reliancebank.com

Resident Experts, LLC P.O. Box 9 Mingoville, PA 16856 (814) 441-5534 www.residentexpertsllc.com

Laird Ritter/Ritter Real Estate Inspections 717 Oak Hall St. Boalsburg, PA 16827 (814) 222-0323

S&T Bank

141 W. Beaver Ave. State College, PA 16801 (814) 231-8010 www.stbank.com

SPE Federal Credit Union 2601-A E. College Ave. State College, PA 16801 (814) 238-9619 www.spefcu.org

State College Community Land Trust 1315 S. Allen St., Suite 306 State College, PA 16801 (814) 867-0656 www.scclandtrust.org

Universal Settlement Services of PA, LLC 1609 N. Atherton St. State College, PA 16803 (814) 689-1741 ussofpa.squarespace.com

The UPS Store #5642

19 Colonnade Way State College, PA 16803 (814) 238-8001 www.theupsstorelocal.com/5642

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

1454 Martin St. State College, PA 16803 (814) 238-1347 www.wfhm.com/loans/jeff-shoemaker/index.page Current as of March 2016 n

True Home Mortgage

1315 S. Allen St., Suite 207 State College, PA 16801 (814) 238-3084 www.truehomemortgage.com

Tussey Settlement, Inc.

432 Rolling Ridge Drive, Suite 3A State College, PA 16801 (814) 235-7500 www.tusseysettlement.com

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Affordable Housing Owning your own home is the American dream. Numerous programs in Centre County help local residents with low to moderate incomes to achieve that dream.

Centre County Affordable Housing Coalition www.ccaffordablehousingcoalition.org Formed in 1996, the coalition has more than 130 members representing more than 60 organizations. The group’s mission is to ensure that all residents of Centre County, especially those with low incomes, have decent, safe, affordable, and accessible housing. The coalition’s "Yes in My Backyard" group supports the development of affordable housing in all area communities. CCAHC also sponsors a local Affordable Housing Summit each fall.

Centre County Association of REALTORS®

ccarinc.realtor Because they spend every day helping people buy homes, members of the Centre County Association of REALTORS® realize how difficult it can be for public servants and service personnel to find affordable housing. CCAR has launched the American Dream Housing Fund to help low- to moderate-income home buyers working in the county by providing no-interest down-payment assistance loans. The fund is managed through the Centre Foundation. CCAR works with existing county-based agencies to qualify buyers who will benefit from the fund.

Centre Foundation

www.centrefoundation.org Workforce housing is the first core local issue of the Centre County Community Foundation’s Focus Centre County initiative. In partnership with the Centre County Housing and Land Trust, the program will seek funding to create more housing for professionals such as nurses and police officers looking to buy their first homes. The foundation defines workforce families as those earning 60 to 120 percent of the local median income.

Centre County First-Time Homebuyer Program

www.centrecountypa.gov Since 1996, Centre County’s First-Time Homebuyer Program has provided more than $2 million in assistance to county residents buying their first homes. Participants can receive up to $10,000 or 10 percent of the home’s purchase price, whichever is lower. The home buyer then pays back this no-interest, deferred loan upon reselling the house so the money can be used by future first-time buyers. Participants must have good credit and a gross household income of less than 100 percent of the county’s median income. For a family of four, that means an income below $73,600. For an individual, the income limit is $51,600.

Centre County Housing and Land Trust www.cchlt.org This fledgling organization acquired its first piece of property in 2008 – 1.6 acres of the former Mellott Mobile Home Park in Patton Township. The parcel was renamed Thompson Place in honor of

Moses Thompson, owner of the property back in the 1840s. The trust worked with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Centre County to establish 10 affordable homes here.

Habitat for Humanity

www.habitatgcc.org Habitat for Humanity of Greater Centre County works to build simple, decent, affordable houses for qualified families in need of adequate shelter. Individuals, corporations, faith groups, and others provide financial support, while homeowners and volunteers build the houses themselves, under trained supervision. The houses are sold through a no-profit, no-interest mortgage.

State College Borough First Time Home Buyer Program

www.statecollegepa.us The State College Borough FTHB program offers mortgage and closing cost assistance to both moderate and lower income families in the State College Borough. This typically translates into a home at a monthly cost equal to or lower than rental costs.

State College Community Land Trust

www.scclandtrust.org The State College Community Land Trust helps income-qualified individuals and families purchase homes in the Borough of State College. SCCLT helps reduce the cost of buying a home by splitting the ownership of the property: The homeowner buys the building, while the trust holds the land permanently. This allows the prospective homeowner to apply for a mortgage based only on the cost of the house, reducing the price by as much as 30 percent. n

Affordable Housing Under Development

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Among the latest efforts to grow the stock of affordable housing in the Centre Region are: • Opening in 2016, Stonebridge Senior Apartments is comprised of 58 one- and twobedroom units for residents age 55 and older whose incomes meet certain restrictions. Developed by S&A Homes off Bristol Avenue as part of the Stonebridge neighborhood, the complex features some handicap-accessible units, with social services offered by Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries. • The Borough of State College has developed a new Homestead Investment Program, tasked mainly with turning rental properties near the Penn State campus into owneroccupied housing. Some of the properties the borough purchases through this program will be sold under affordable-housing guidelines. The municipality has allotted an initial $1 million of its line of credit for this part of the program. • Atherton Place features 12 new apartments on South Atherton Street with rents governed by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program.


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Health Care Centre County residents benefit from many of the excellent health care services you find in larger cities…right here, close to home. That makes it easy to access the care you need, and convenient for family and friends to offer the support you want.

Hospitals

Our largest hospital is State College’s Mount Nittany Medical Center, which is part of the locally based Mount Nittany Health system. The 260-bed acute-care facility offers medical, surgical, diagnostic, and community services, including our local emergency room. The Lance and Ellen Shaner Cancer Pavilion here is home to the Cancer Care Partnership between Mount Nittany and Penn State Hershey, offering state-of-the-art care for outpatient hematology, medical oncology, and infusion services. HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital in Pleasant Gap is a 73-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital for patients recovering from joint-replacement surgery, trauma, stroke, and other conditions. Part of a nationwide network, the local HealthSouth facility has earned Joint Commission certifications for its stroke, brain injury, Parkinson’s disease, and heart failure programs. Meadows/University Behavioral Health is an inpatient behavioral health hospital near Centre Hall. The Meadows offers comprehensive services in age-specific units for children, adolescents, and adults as well as outpatient medication management and therapy, peer support groups,

A physician prepares for a procedure at Mount Nittany Medical Center’s Cardiac Catheterization Lab.

family- and school-based behavioral health services, and mobile crisis intervention.

Clinics & Health Centers

Centre County military veterans can get medical care close to home at the recently expanded James E. Van Zandt Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic in College Township. The clinic offers services including behavioral health, laboratory services, nutrition services, preventive care, primary care, social work services, tobacco cessation, and prescriptions. Geisinger Health System recently doubled the size of its Gray’s Woods medical center in Patton Township with a new ambulatory surgery center. One of the region’s major physician

groups, Geisinger also operates a local urgentcare walk-in clinic, Geisinger Careworks. Meanwhile, Penn Highlands Clearfield recently opened its new Moshannon Valley Community Medical Building in Philipsburg. Options for urgent care when a condition is not life-threatening are clinics including Advanced Urgent Care, Dr. Paul’s Clinic, and MedExpress. On the university campus, Penn State students have easy access to the nationally accredited University Health Services Student Health Center. Services include immunizations, nutrition clinic, pharmacy, physical therapy, medical care for routine illnesses, physical exams, x-rays, and allergy services. Off campus, the Penn State Hershey Medical Group operates five local clinics.

Preparing for the Future

Although Penn State’s main campus is in State College, medical students have studied about 90 miles away in Hershey – until recently. The University Park Regional Campus of the Penn State College of Medicine graduated its first cohort of students in 2014 and matched them to residencies across the country. Meanwhile, the University Park Regional Campus and Mount Nittany Health have partnered to develop the Family Medicine Residency Program, which began accepting medical school graduates in 2015. The three-year residency program will help fulfill the regional campus mission of ensuring primary-care providers in Central Pennsylvania for years to come. n

Interns and residents train at Penn State Hershey’s University Park Regional Campus.

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Parks and Recreation Opportunities for sports, recreation, and simply enjoying nature’s beauty abound in Centre County. In the State College area, Centre Region Parks and Recreation (www.crpr.org) maintains recreation areas totaling 915 acres at 54 different sites, including dozens of parks, two swimming pools, a nature center, and a senior center. From summer swim teams to nature walks, from adult softball to community garden plots, a wide menu of recreational activities are offered through the efforts of CRPR and a large volunteer base. For an interactive map of local parks throughout Centre County, go online to maps.dcnr.pa.gov/localparks/. Borough of State College

College Township 14. Nittany Orchard Park 15. Slab Cabin Park 16. Dalevue Park 17. Fogleman Fields Park 18. Spring Creek Park

Harris Township 19. Country Place Park 20. Blue Spring Park 21. Nittany View Park 22. Kaywood Park 23. Stan Yoder Memorial Preserve 24. Eugene Fasick Park 25. Harpster Park

Ferguson Township 26. Overlook Heights Tot Lot 27. Meadows Park 28. Park Hills Park 29. Greenbriar-Saybrook Park

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30. Autumnwood Park 31. Suburban Park 32. Homestead Park 33. Haymarket Park 34. Fairbrook Park 35. Tom Tudek Memorial Park

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Patton Township 36. Park Forest Tot Lot 37. Oakwood Park 38. Marjorie Mae Park 39. Woodycrest Park 40. Graysdale Park 41. Green Hollow Park 42. Circleville Park 43. Ambleside Park 44. Bernel Road Park

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Centre County Schools PRIVATE SCHOOLS Centre County Christian Academy Bellefonte • (814) 355-7805 www.cccacademy.org Kindergarten-12th grade 92 students

Grace Prep School State College • (814) 867-1177 www.graceprep.com 9th-12th grade 69 students Five school districts are located entirely or primarily within Centre County: Bald Eagle Area, Bellefonte Area, Penns Valley Area, Philipsburg-Osceola, and State College Area. Parts of Centre County are also served by two school districts that are based in adjacent counties: Keystone Central and Tyrone Area.

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Keystone Exams Keystone Exams Math Proficient + English Proficient + 73% 80% Bald Eagle Area 73% 77% Bellefonte Area Keystone Central 54% 65% Penns Valley Area 80% 97% Philipsburg-Osceola 64% 62% State College Area 85% 84% Tyrone Area 84% 91%

Full-Time Average Salary Bald Eagle Area $47,298 Bellefonte Area $50,804 $65,612 Keystone Central Penns Valley Area $52,216 Philipsburg-Osceola $52,593 State College Area $64,448 Tyrone Area $49,315

State College • (814) 234-5652 www.nittanychristian.com K-8th grade 125 students

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Enrollment Projected 2021-2022 Graduation Enrollment Rate Bald Eagle Area 1,690 1,744 91% 2,695 3,318 88% Bellefonte Area Keystone Central 4,037 4,310 91% Penns Valley Area 1,449 1,559 93% Philipsburg-Osceola 1,737 1,559 90% State College Area 6.813 7,392 94% Tyrone Area 1,921 1,949 94%

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Nittany Christian School

Average Years Local Service 13.1 12.3 16.3 14.7 12.5 16.1 12.3

Average SAT 1,435 1,494 1,401 1,521 1,370 1,642 1,443

Average Years Education 4.2 4.4 4.6 4.3 4.3 4.5 4.4

State College • (814) 238-1592 www.olvcatholicschool.org Preschool-8th grade 325 students (K-8)

St. John the Evangelist Catholic School Bellefonte • (814) 355-7859 www.saintjohnsch.com Preschool-5th grade 140 students

Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy State College • (814) 808-6118 www.stjoeacad.org 9th-12th grade 120 students

State College Friends School State College • (814) 237-8386 www.scfriends.org Pre-K-8th grade 150 students

CHARTER SCHOOLS Centre Learning Community (814) 861-7980 www.clccharter.org 5th-8th grade 101 students

Nittany Valley Charter School (814) 867-3842 www.nvcs.org K-8th grade 48 students

Wonderland Charter School (814) 234-5886 www.wonderlandcharter.com K-5th grade 105 students

Young Scholars of Central Pennsylvania Figures for each school district pertain to the entire district, not just the Centre County portion. Keystone Central graduation rate, Keystone Exam, and SAT figures are for Central Mountain High School. Sources: Individual school districts and the Pennsylvania Department of Education

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School District: Bald Eagle Area School District Administration 751 S. Eagle Valley Road, Wingate, PA 16823 www.beasd.org • (814) 355-4860

Municipal Offices Borough of Howard

Burnside Township

146 Black St. Howard, PA 16841 (814) 625-2853 Population: 718 Square miles: 0.36 People per square mile: 1,994.4

845 Pine Glen Road Karthaus, PA 16845 (814) 387-6343 Population: 430 Square miles: 85.2 People per square mile: 5

Borough of Milesburg

Howard Township

P.O. Box 518 Milesburg, PA 16853 www.milesburgboro.com (814) 355-3583 Population: 1,095 Square miles: 0.4 People per square mile: 2,737.5

151 Township Building Road Howard, PA 16841 (814) 625-2811 Population: 950 Square miles: 18 People per square mile: 52.8

Borough of Port Matilda

P.O. Box 69 Julian, PA 16844 (814) 355-2075 Population: 1,356 Square miles: 26 People per square mile: 52.2

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400 S. High St. Port Matilda, PA 16870 (814) 692-0092 Population: 596 Square miles: 0.55 People per square mile: 1,083.6

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The Bald Eagle Area School District is one of the largest in the state, geographically speaking. However, because so much of the land it covers is rural and sparsely populated, its graduating class of seniors is around 110 each year, providing for a nurturing, family atmosphere for students of all ages. Much of the living here is independent — homes dotting the wooded mountains and farming valleys, with privacy easy to come by. The few communities are small and friendly, most with a sense of history dating back to the days when railroads and mining were their reasons for being.

106 Railroad St. Snow Shoe, PA 16874 (814) 387-6833 Population: 774 Square miles: 0.6 People per square mile: 1,290

Borough of Unionville P.O. Box 81 Fleming, PA 16835 (814) 355-1855 Population: 281 Square miles: 0.3 People per square mile: 936.7

Boggs Township 1270 Runville Road Bellefonte, PA 16823 www.boggstownship.org (814) 355-3301 Population: 2,939 Square miles: 55.6 People per square mile: 52.9

Huston Township

Snow Shoe Township 268 Oldside Road Clarence, PA 16829 (814) 387-6249 Population: 1,721 Square miles: 83.1 People per square mile: 20.7

Union Township 125 Sycamore Lane Julian, PA 16844 (814) 355-1540 Population: 1,405 Square miles: 46.5 People per square mile: 30.2

Worth Township 123 Reese Hollow Road Port Matilda, PA 16870 (814) 692-8141 Population: 816 Square miles: 21.7 People per square mile: 37.6

Students in the Bald Eagle Area School District attend five schools: 1. Bald Eagle High School (grades 9-12; grades 6-8 are Bald Eagle Middle School, in the same building) 2. Howard Elementary School 3. Mountaintop Elementary School 4. Port Matilda Elementary School 5. Wingate Elementary School

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Total school district population...................................................................... 13,081 Square miles................................................................................................................. 338.31 People per square mile............................................................................ 38.7 School enrollment....................................................................................................... 1,690 Average reading SAT score..................................................................................... 477 Average math SAT score............................................................................................ 499 Average writing SAT score........................................................................................ 459


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School District: Bellefonte Area School District Administration 318 N. Allegheny St., Bellefonte, PA 16823 www.basd.net • (814) 355-4814

Municipal Offices Borough of Bellefonte 236 W. Lamb St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 www.bellefonte.net (814) 355-1501 Population: 6,227 Square miles: 2 People per square mile: 3,113.5

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1224 Buffalo Run Road Bellefonte, PA 16823 bennertownship.org (814) 355-1419 Population: 8,908 Square miles: 28.5 People per square mile: 312.6

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4337 Jacksonville Road Howard, PA 16841 www.mariontownship.net (814) 625-2061 Population: 1,220 Square miles: 21.9 People per square mile: 55.7

Spring Township 1309 Blanchard St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 www.springtownship.org (814) 355-7543 Population: 7,587 Square miles: 50 People per square mile: 151.7

The Bellefonte Area School District centers around the county seat in the Victorian town of Bellefonte and includes rural farming areas, growing bedroom communities, and a revitalized town center easily accessible to Interstate 99. Several new developments offer the opportunity to build or buy a brand-new home. Bellefonte schools offer everything from full-day kindergarten to career and technical education for high school students, with about 175 students graduating each year.

Walker Township 816 Nittany Valley Drive Bellefonte, PA 16823 walkertownship.com (814) 383-2859 Population: 4,548 Square miles: 44 People per square mile: 103.4

Students in the Bellefonte Area School District attend six schools: 1. Bellefonte Area High School (grades 9-12) 2. Bellefonte Area Middle School (grades 6-8) 3. Bellefonte Elementary School 4. Benner Elementary School 5. Marion Walker Elementary School 6. Pleasant Gap Elementary School

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Total school district population........................................................28,490 Square miles............................................................................................146.4 People per square mile.........................................................................194.6 School enrollment..................................................................................2,695 Average reading SAT score.................................................................... 504 Average math SAT score......................................................................... 509 Average writing SAT score...................................................................... 481


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School District: Keystone Central/Tyrone Keystone Central School District Administration 86 Administration Drive, Mill Hall, PA 17751 www.kcsd.k12.pa.us • (570) 893-4900 Tyrone Area School District Administration 701 Clay Ave., Tyrone, PA 16686 www.tyrone.k12.pa.us • (814) 684-0710

Municipal Offices KEYSTONE Curtin Township

TYRONE Taylor Township

275 Orviston Mountain Road Howard, PA 16841 (814) 625-2653 Population: 604 Square miles: 44.2 People per square mile: 13.7

1153 Fowler Hollow Lane Port Matilda, PA 16870 (814) 692-4695 Population: 843 Square miles: 30.4 People per square mile: 27.7

Liberty Township 124 Hunter Run Road Howard, PA 16841 (570) 962-3207 Population: 2,087 Square miles: 21.8 People per square mile: 95.7

Keystone Central School District is the largest geographic district in the state of Pennsylvania, covering municipalities in parts of Clinton, Centre, and Potter counties. In Centre County, students living in rural areas of Curtin and Liberty townships attend Keystone Central schools. Liberty-Curtin Elementary School is in Blanchard. The district includes Lock Haven University, located in the Clinton County seat of Lock Haven. Parts of Sproul State Forest, Bald Eagle State Park, and Foster Joseph Sayers Lake are all here.

Students in the Keystone Central School District attend 10 schools: 1. Liberty-Curtin Elementary School (Centre County) Bucktail Middle/High School (grades 7-12) Central Mountain High School (grades 9-12) Central Mountain Middle School (grades 6-8) Dickey Elementary School Mill Hall Elementary School Renovo Elementary School Robb Elementary School Woodward Elementary School

Tyrone Area School District is centered in Tyrone but stretches across parts of three counties – Blair, Centre, and Huntingdon. In Centre County, students living in Taylor Township attend Tyrone schools. Taylor Township, a beautiful rural community near Route 220, is centrally located between State College and Altoona.

Students in the Tyrone Area School District attend two schools: Tyrone Area Middle/High School (grades 6-12) Tyrone Area Elementary School

School enrollment ...........................................................................4,037 Average reading SAT score....................................................446/477* Average math SAT score.........................................................466/475* Average writing SAT score......................................................425/449* *Bucktail/Central Mountain

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School enrollment............................................................................1,921 Average reading SAT score.............................................................. 483 Average math SAT score................................................................... 469 Average writing SAT score................................................................ 491


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School District: Penns Valley Area School District Administration 4528 Penns Valley Road, Spring Mills, PA 16875 www.pennsvalley.org • (814) 422-2000

Municipal Offices Borough of Centre Hall 134 N. Hoffer Ave. Centre Hall, PA 16828 www.centrehallborough.org (814) 364-1772 Population: 1,238 Square miles: 0.6 People per square mile: 2,063.3 Borough of Millheim 225 E. Main St. Millheim, PA 16854 www.millheimborough.net (814) 349-5350 Population: 886 Square miles: 1 People per square mile: 886 Gregg Township 106 School St. Spring Mills, PA 16875 www.greggtownship.org (814) 422-8218 Population: 2,395 Square miles: 45.5 People per square mile: 52.6

The Penns Valley Area School District

Miles Township 174 E. Main St. Rebersburg, PA 16872 (814) 349-8218 Population: 1,976 Square miles: 62.7 People per square mile: 31.5 Penn Township P.O. Box 125 Coburn, PA 16832 (814) 349-8886 Population: 1,168 Square miles: 28.2 People per square mile: 41.4 Potter Township 124 Short Road Spring Mills, PA 16875 www.pottertownship.org (814) 364-9176 Population: 3,490 Square miles: 58.1 People per square mile: 60.1

Haines Township 153 S. Rachels Way Aaronsburg, PA 16820 www.hainestwp.org (814) 349-8193 Population: 1,561 Square miles: 57.8 People per square mile: 27

stretches from the outlying areas of State College to the woodlands of Bald Eagle State Forest. Among the charming towns of Penns Valley, sprawling family farms dot the landscape, providing picturesque pastoral vistas. The school district brings together students from far-flung edges of the county, graduating about 110 students each year.

Students in the Penns Valley Area School District attend four schools: 1. Penns Valley Area High School (grades 7-12) 2. Centre Hall Potter Elementary School 3. Miles Township Elementary School 4. Penns Valley Elementary & Intermediate School

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Total school district population........................................................12,714 Square miles............................................................................................ 253.9 People per square mile............................................................................50.1 School enrollment.................................................................................. 1,449 Average reading SAT score.....................................................................535 Average math SAT score..........................................................................543 Average writing SAT score.......................................................................521


School District: Philipsburg-Osceola School District Administration 200 Short St., Philipsburg, PA 16866 www.pomounties.org • (814) 342-1050

Municipal Offices Borough of Philipsburg

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4 N. Centre St. Philipsburg, PA 16866 www.philipsburgborough.org (814) 342-3440 Population: 2,707 Square miles: 1.1 People per square mile: 2,460.9

Rush Township 150 N. Richard St. Philipsburg, PA 16866 www.rushtownship.com (814) 342-0514 Population: 3,939 Square miles: 148.7 People per square mile: 26.5

The Philipsburg-Osceola School District rests in the highland area of Centre County. Philipsburg is connected to State College by Route 322 and I-99. The school district extends beyond Centre County to include the Clearfield County municipalities of Wallaceton Borough and Decatur and Boggs townships, with a graduating class of about 120 students. More than half of the school district land that lies in Centre County is covered by scenic state forest, state park, and state game lands, with the majority of the population in the Philipsburg area.

Students in the Philipsburg-Osceola School District attend four schools: 1. Philipsburg-Osceola Senior High (grades 9-12) Philipsburg-Osceola Middle School (grades 5-8) (Clearfield County) 2. Osceola Mills Elementary School 3. Philipsburg Elementary School

Total school district population..........................................................6,646 (Centre County portion) Square miles............................................................................................149.8 People per square mile........................................................................... 44.4 (Centre County) School enrollment..................................................................................1,737 Average reading SAT score.................................................................... 455 Average math SAT score......................................................................... 475 Average writing SAT score...................................................................... 440

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School District: State College Area School District Administration 131 W. Nittany Ave., State College, PA 16801 www.scasd.org • (814) 231-1011

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Patton Township

243 S. Allen St. State College, PA 16801 www.statecollegepa.us (814) 234-7110 Population: 42,100 Square miles: 4.5 People per square mile: 9,355.6

100 Patton Plaza State College, PA 16803 twp.patton.pa.us (814) 234-0271 Population: 15,808 Square miles: 24.8 People per square mile: 637.4

College Township 1481 E. College Ave. State College, PA 16801 www.collegetownship.org (814) 231-3021 Population: 10,153 Square miles: 18.4 People per square mile: 551.8

Ferguson Township

The State College Area School District is the most populous in Centre County, due in part to the area surrounding Penn State University’s main campus. Still, the district stays true to its rural roots, encompassing plenty of farmland and state forest and game lands. This school district has a wonderful multicultural diversity due to the university’s international student and academic populations. The large enrollment means that students enjoy a wide variety of course selections at the high school, where graduating classes average about 600 students.

Students in the State College Area School District attend these schools: 1. State College Area High School (grades 9-12) 2. Mount Nittany Middle School (grades 6-8) 3. Park Forest Middle School (grades 6-8) 4. Corl Street Elementary School 5. Easterly Parkway Elementary School 6. Ferguson Township Elementary School 7. Gray’s Woods Elementary School 8. Houserville Elementary School 9. Lemont Elementary School 10. Mount Nittany Elementary School 11. Park Forest Elementary School 12. Radio Park Elementary School 13. Delta Middle Level (grades 5-8) and Delta Program (grades 9-12)

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3147 Research Drive State College, PA 16801 www.twp.ferguson.pa.us (814) 238-4651 Population: 18,310 Square miles: 50 People per square mile: 366.2

Halfmoon Township 100 Municipal Lane Port Matilda, PA 16870 www.halfmoontwp.us (814) 692-9800 Population: 2,708 Square miles: 22.6 People per square mile: 119.8

Harris Township 224 E. Main St. Boalsburg, PA 16827 www.harristownship.org (814) 466-6228 Population: 5,198 Square miles: 31.9 People per square mile: 163

Total school district population........................................................94,277 Square miles............................................................................................ 152.2 People per square mile......................................................................... 619.4 School enrollment.................................................................................. 6,813 Average reading SAT score.....................................................................549 Average math SAT score..........................................................................563 Average writing SAT score.......................................................................530


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Tax Rates in Centre County Property owners in each of Centre County’s municipalities pay a county real estate tax of 7.84 mills, plus a millage rate charged by their municipality and school district. Wages also are taxed by the municipality and school district in which a person lives. A transfer tax is imposed on the selling price of real estate in Pennsylvania; a tax equal to 1 percent of the selling price goes to the state, and a tax totaling (in most cases) 1 percent is divided between the municipality and the school district. In addition, many municipalities charge a local services tax of $10 to $52 on people who work in the municipality.

Municipal Real School District Real Estate (mills) Estate (mills)

Bald Eagle Area School District

County Real Estate (mills)

Municipal Per Capita

School Per Capita

Municipal Wage

School Wage

Real Estate Transfer (state/local)

Boggs Township............................4.500................... 52.89....................... 7.84.....................$5...................$10..................... 0.5%....................2.05%................... 1.0%/1.0% Burnside Township..................................................... 52.89....................... 7.84.............................................$10..................... 0.5%....................2.05%................... 1.0%/1.0% Howard Borough...........................5.500................... 52.89....................... 7.84.............................................$10..................... 0.5%....................2.05%................... 1.0%/1.0% Howard Township.........................2.000................... 52.89....................... 7.84.....................$5...................$10..................... 0.5%....................2.05%................... 1.0%/1.0% Huston Township..........................1.130................... 52.89....................... 7.84.....................$5...................$10..................... 0.5%....................2.05%................... 1.0%/1.0% Milesburg Borough......................8.000................... 52.89....................... 7.84.....................$5...................$10..................... 0.5%....................2.05%................... 1.0%/1.0% Port Matilda Borough...................6.400................... 52.89....................... 7.84.....................$5...................$10..................... 0.5%....................2.05%................... 1.0%/1.0% Snow Shoe Borough...................5.390................... 52.89....................... 7.84.............................................$10..................... 0.5%....................2.05%................... 1.0%/1.0% Snow Shoe Township..................1.290................... 52.89....................... 7.84.............................................$10..................... 0.5%....................2.05%................... 1.0%/1.0% Union Township.............................7.000................... 52.89....................... 7.84.....................$5...................$10..................... 0.5%....................2.05%................... 1.0%/1.0% Unionville Borough.......................3.270................... 52.89....................... 7.84.....................$5...................$10..................... 0.5%....................2.05%................... 1.0%/1.0% Worth Township.............................2.000................... 52.89....................... 7.84.....................$5...................$10..................... 0.5%....................2.05%................... 1.0%/1.0%

Bellefonte Area School District

Bellefonte Borough................... 14.265................... 48.0078.................. 7.84......................................................................... 0.6%....................1.05%................... 1.0%/1.0% Benner Township..........................1.890................... 48.0078.................. 7.84......................................................................... 0.5%....................1.05%................... 1.0%/1.0% Marion Township...........................2.000................... 48.0078.................. 7.84......................................................................... 0.5%....................1.05%................... 1.0%/1.0% Spring Township...........................4.500................... 48.0078.................. 7.84......................................................................... 0.5%....................1.05%................... 1.0%/1.0% Walker Township...........................1.340................... 48.0078.................. 7.84......................................................................... 0.5%....................1.05%................... 1.0%/1.0%

Keystone Central School District

Curtin Township............................0.970................... 44.22....................... 7.84......................................................................... 0.5%....................1.00%................... 1.0%/1.0% Liberty Township...........................4.000................... 44.22....................... 7.84......................................................................... 0.5%....................1.00%................... 1.0%/1.0%

Penns Valley Area School District

Centre Hall Borough....................2.500................... 46.6986.................. 7.84......................................................................... 0.5%....................1.30%................... 1.0%/1.0% Gregg Township............................2.500................... 46.6986.................. 7.84......................................................................... 0.5%....................1.30%................... 1.0%/1.0% Haines Township...........................4.000................... 46.6986.................. 7.84......................................................................... 0.5%....................1.30%................... 1.0%/1.0% Miles Township..............................3.200................... 46.6986.................. 7.84.....................$10............................................. 0.5%....................1.30%................... 1.0%/1.0% Millheim Borough..........................4.000................... 46.6986.................. 7.84.....................$10............................................. 0.5%....................1.30%................... 1.0%/1.0% Penn Township..............................4.250................... 46.6986.................. 7.84.....................$10............................................. 0.5%....................1.30%................... 1.0%/1.0% Potter Township.............................1.580................... 46.6986.................. 7.84.....................$10............................................. 0.5%....................1.30%................... 1.0%/1.0%

Philipsburg-Osceola School District

Philipsburg Borough................. 15.330................... 51.49....................... 7.84.....................$5...................$10..................... 0.5%....................0.50%................... 1.0%/1.0% Rush Township............................................................ 51.49....................... 7.84.............................................$10..................... 0.5%....................0.50%................... 1.0%/1.0%

State College Area School District

College Township.........................5.400................... 41.674.................... 7.84......................................................................... 0.5%....................0.95%................... 1.0%/1.0% Ferguson Township......................2.422................... 41.674.................... 7.84......................................................................... 1.4%....................0.95%................... 1.0%/1.75% Halfmoon Township......................4.980................... 41.674.................... 7.84......................................................................... 0.5%....................0.95%................... 1.0%/1.0% Harris Township............................5.300................... 41.674.................... 7.84......................................................................... 0.5%....................0.95%................... 1.0%/1.0% Patton Township............................9.500................... 41.674.................... 7.84......................................................................... 0.5%....................0.95%................... 1.0%/1.0% State College Borough............. 16.400................... 41.674.................... 7.84......................................................................... 1.3%....................0.95%................... 1.0%/2.0%

Tyrone Area School District

Taylor Township............................2.000................... 24.48....................... 7.84......................................................................... 0.5%....................0.65%................... 1.0%/0.5% Source: Centre County Office of Tax Assessment and Recorder of Deeds, March 2016

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Patrick Brewer Mary Lou Bennett ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES, ‘At HomeWith Diversity’ REALTOR® A R E A LT O R i n S t a t e C o l l e g e s i n c e 1973 , M a r y L o u ’s i n v o l v e m e n t i n C e n t r e County is extensive. She has been active in the Centre Count y Association o f R E A LT O R S , h a v i n g s e r v e d o n i t ’ s B o a r d o f D i r e c t o r s f o r 15 y e a r s a n d t wic e as it ’s Pre sident. Currently she is a Board Member of the Penn State Renaissance Fund and is a Docent at the Arboretum at Penn State. M ar y Lou’s ye ar s of experienc e indicates that she has worked with hundreds of Buyers and Sellers, has enjoyed nearly ever y minute of it, has excellent referrals within the Universit y and State College communities, and is looking for ward to adding you to her list of satisfied clients.

Mark Bigatel Managing Broker, Kissinger Bigatel & Brower REALTORS® Kissinger Bigatel & Brower has been serving Centre County since 1933. Our REALTORS are educated, knowledgeable and focused on client care. They are the local experts that you’ll find not just selling real estate but also working toward improving the communities they serve and that we all live in. Whether you are looking for a home, commercial property, a farm or an investment property, we have the experience and the skills to help you reach your goal.

I have been in the real estate profession for over 35 years. Through the years there have been many changes in my profession but one thing remains the same, that is helping my clients find the keys to the home that is right for them. It is my job to ensure that my clients receive the information and knowledge to achieve the most beneficial outcome in their home buying process. I represent sellers also and offer a FREE one year home warranty.

Professional Background Realtor- Kissinger, Bigatel, & Brower REALTORS ® Builder- Designed and Built Spec Homes in Various Neighborhoods in the State College Area Teacher- Taught Real Estate Courses at Pennsylvania State University Professional- B.S. in Real Estate & Insurance at Penn State University

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ABR, GRI, CRS, e-Pro Melissa Brower understands that finding the right home or selling your current property in State College can be a difficult, but very rewarding process. Growing up in State College as part of a multi-generational real estate family has given Melissa an intimate knowledge of this unique community. And with more than two decades of experience as a Realtor helping clients realize their goals, it’s easy to see why Melissa Brower is The Right Professional for your real estate success.

Your real estate professional, and your guide. It is my pleasure to have the opportunity to help so many people find their home or move on to their next. The process of buying a home or selling a home is never the same each time, and it is one of the joys for me to help people through each unique situation. I look forward to serving you with the same energy, integrity, and care.

After 26 years of full time experience in many facets of the real estate industry, Henry Chiarkas and his wife Jacqui have formed Home Edge Realty Group. They have fused new technologies and a fast moving world with the long ago learned rules of forthright business conduct and fiduciary responsibility to the client. The result is a small but very effective group of educators and advisors whose only priority is to make sure that the buyers and sellers they represent are ready and able to take the next improving step forward.

1612 N. Atherton St • State College, PA 16803 Office: 814-238-8080 • Cell: 814-880-1616 Fax: 814-238-9630 • Toll Free: 800-876-3394 www.Melissa-Brower.com

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Jacqui Chiarkas began her real estate career in 2004 and has been providing exceptional real estate service to the Centre County region for the past 12 years. Her clients benefit greatly from her expertise, patience, and genuine concern for their success. Jacqui and her husband Henry have created Home Edge Realty Group, a small group of real estate educators and advisors whose only priority is to provide the best advice, advocacy and client services possible. At Home Edge Realty Group each client is looked out for, just like family. Call Jacqui today to discuss your real estate needs and dreams … she will help you make them come true!

Paul Confer

Chuck Gambone

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Paul Confer “Opening Doors to Your Dreams”

Gambone Songer & Associates Realty is a full service Residential and Commercial Real Estate firm founded in 2009 by Chuck Gambone and Tommy Songer. Offices are located in State College and Tyrone and serve Centre, Blair, Huntingdon and Mifflin counties. Our Realtors are highly trained in all aspects of real estate and work as a team to ensure a GREAT customer experience.

Confer is certainly a Centre County name! Paul was raised in Centre County, and has been a licensed real estate agent since 2003. His wife, Lois, joins him full-time in their business at Kissinger, Bigatel and Brower as Transaction Coordinator. Both are high producers, both are fluent in Spanish, and have lived internationally for many years. They are uniquely qualified in their knowledge of the real estate market and the area. Paul is known for his way of understanding precisely what his clients need and delivering it in a seamless manner.

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Janice Graci What I Imagine You Want…. You want a client-centered real estate advisor, like me, to invest my time consulting, negotiating and organizing the details of your transaction because I know you want to have the type of real estate experience that compels you to introduce me to the people that you care about most. As your Centre County Realtor for life I bring trust, integrity, and superior service. Meet me on my Website: 1kbb.com/Jennifer “By Referral Only”

Thi s Gui de i s for you! M y hop e i s th at you will fin d the infor m ati on helpful if you are bu ying or s elling re al e s t ate here in our nei ghb orho o d s. For 8 3 ye ar s at K B B it h a s b e en ab out our client s, of fering exc ell ent C LI E NT C AR E. At K B B we pro duc e a m onthl y “ K B B K N O W S TH E N U M B E R S”, a m onthl y l o c al re al e s t ate rep or t. Woul d you like a c opy ? We all k n o w re al e s t ate i s l o c al an d th at bu ying, s elling or l e a sing re al e s t ate i s p er s on al. Woul d you like to s e e w h at i s on the m arket l o c all y ? G o to w w w.1k b b . c o m/g r a c i an d do a prop er t y s e arch. Woul d you like n otific ati on of ne w li s ting s? Pr i v a t e C l i e n t S e r v i c e s will work for you. M o s t i mp or t antl y, w hen you are re ad y to cho s e a RE ALTO R , it b e c o m e s p er s on al. H o w c a n I h e l p y o u? Re al e s t ate i s one of our bigge s t inve s t m ent s, we ne e d to get it ri ght! I l o ok for w ard to he aring fro m you. Th ank you...h ave a gre at d ay. J a n: w w w. g r a c i@1k b b . c o m o r 814 -23 4 - 4 0 0 0 ex t . 3 3 23.

Shirley Hsi, REALTOR® ABR, GRI, e-Pro, CRB, CRS, SRES Outstanding Agent, Outstanding Results. Ser ving Centre Count y since 1984 with passion and integrit y.

Proud recipient of: PAR Lifetime Excellence Award RE/MAX Platinum Award RE/MAX Hall of Fame RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement Award Ready to serve your real estate needs anytime with her knowlegde and experience.

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Lara Kingshipp REALTOR®

Driven by a love for helping people and confident in my abilit y to implement and execute systems ef fectively, I am commit ted to a smooth and consistent client experience rooted in integrit y. Whether you are looking to buy or sell a home, I’d be delighted to talk with you and determine what is in your best interest.

Curt Kowalski

REALTOR® Curt has proudly served buyers and sellers in the State College area for two decades. He started as a new homes consultant in many of the area’s premier neighborhoods. Now as a Real Estate professional, Curt offers outstanding one-on-one service with high energy, precision, and an emphasis on your best interests. Give him a call when you are ready to buy or sell a home, vacation home, condominium or investment property.

JoAnn R. Lew, REALTOR® ABR, CRS, GRI Life-long resident of Centre County. Providing a level of service and expertise with trust and professionalism consistently well above average since 1991.

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Lassie MacDonald

Marcia Martsolf Miller SRS, CRS, e-PRO, REALTOR®

My business is about people and I have been helping people in Centre County buy and sell homes for over 30 years. Every move matters whether it is across the country or across town. You can count on me and my daughter/ partner, Marcia Martsolf Miller to handle every detail.

Working for over six years with my mother/ partner, Lassie MacDonald has given me an appreciation for creating a positive home buying and selling experience for our clients. We are experienced in the process to assist clients going through all the facets of buying or selling a home smoothly and making it a pleasant experience.

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Manager/Associate Broker Our clients trust us with their hopes, their dreams and allow us to help them shape their future. We’ve worked hard to earn that trust. Past clients repeatedly recommend us to colleagues, families and friends because they want them to have the same quality experience with great results. Call us today and get to know us. Allow a KBB full-time professional agent to become your advocate. You’ll be glad you did and we’ll be happy to go to work on your behalf.

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Beth Richards, REALTOR Beth Richards and the Group are devoted to providing high quality, trustworthy service to buyers and sellers of residential real estate. We care about the people we serve and treat everyone the way they wish to be treated … we go “the extra mile” and help make buying or selling your home easy and worry free. Our goal is for you to be so thrilled with the process that you will enthusiastically refer us to your friends, family, co-workers and neighbors. We aim to build strong, lasting relationships one person at a time — starting with you.

NANCY RING, ASSOC. BROKER ABR, GRI, CRS, SRES 35 years of experience The “Client First” Philosophy RE/MAX Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Awards 7 time recipient of RE/MAX Platinum Award REALTOR of the Year -1995 3-time president of the Centre County Association of REALTORS® Helping Clients Buy or sell their home or business Residential Subdivisions Commercial Subdivisions

Susan Rupert

ABR, CRS, e-PRO, MCNE, SRES, REALTOR Susan brings customer service to a new level in Centre County. With over 20 years of real estate experience, she has helped over 750 families & individuals move in and out of the Central PA area. How can Susan make a difference for you? A local real estate expert: • A dedicated, experienced full time agent • Knows the Central PA and Penn State community • Knows the local economy and what makes it tick • Knows local schools and the best local businesses E xperienc e, S er vic e, Result s

Expertise and professional knowledge, The right combination for you.

LISA A. SCHROEDER ABR, REALTOR , ASR ®

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As a full service Relocation Specialist, I can help make your transition an easy one! My goal is to provide superior service and client satisfaction on every transaction. As a passionate community leader, I proudly serve the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, SC Elks Lodge #1600, Penn State University, Leadership Centre County, Centre County Association of REALTORS®, and as President of The State College Quarterback Club. I look forward to working with you this year!

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Over 30 years experience looking out for YOUR Best Interests! • Two-time past President of CCAR • 1996 CCAR Realtor of the Year • 2005 Past President of Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS®. • 2007 PAR Realtor of the year • Member- Bellefonte Intervalley Area Chamber of Commerce • Residential & Investment Real Estate Sales • Property Management Services for your Investment properties.

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Who Is Nyssa? (pronounced like ‘Lisa’) Most people think I sell real estate. What I really do is help people live a happier, healthier life. A home, where you live, and how you live, is one of the biggest keys to living a happier life – and I get to be part of that! And with one of the most innovative real estate teams in State College! My mission is to positively impact those I come in contact with. Whether you’re making a move locally or globally, my goal is to make your transition as easy as possible. I believe that every client deserves a 5 Star experience. Therefore, I’ve developed a team of professionals who are committed to helping you achieve your goals and protect your most precious assets.*See our ad on page 23.

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Lorraine Spock

GRI, CRS, ABR, SRES, E-PRO Team Leader • 2009 President of the Centre County Association of REALTORS® • 2010 Director for the Pennsylvania State Association of REALTORS® • 2003 Realtor of the Year Spirit Award Lifetime PAR EXCELLENCE Award Looking for a career in real estate? Now hiring licensed agents to join our local team! Give me a call. Our greatest privilege is to provide service for you and your friends and family. Satisfied Clients Include: College Professors • Government Scientists Medical/Dental Professionals • International Transferees First-Time Buyers

Keller Williams the world’s largest real estate franchise by agent count. Training Magazine names Keller Williams the Number One Training Organization in the world.

Ella Williams Associate Broker, GRI, CRB, ABR, CNEG In my experience as a STATE COLLEGE area real estate professional, I’ve found that providing the very best service is about putting our clients’ needs first & helping you accomplish your goals. Whether you are buying or selling a home, we concentrate on being good listeners, good communicators, and responding quickly to your needs. Feel free to contact me at 814-280-3607 or ejw45@aol.com or visit The Williams Team at w w w.1k bb.c o m/ell a.willi a ms for all your Real Estate needs. We look forward to serving you.

Denise Wood Denise is celebrating her 26th year as a licensed Realtor. Her long-time experience extends to both residential and commercial sales, as well as, residential and commercial property management. Investment properties and second homes can be added to the list of services as well. She gladly covers five counties, including Centre, Clinton, Huntingdon, Mifflin and Clearfield Counties. Denise’s passion for real estate is only surpassed by her love of animals! She volunteers weekly for Fonda’s Foundlings, a cat rescue in State College. If you want an agent that is honest, dependable, trustworthy, and will be your advocate, look no further than Denise.

Call Keller Williams for all your real estate needs!

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Bald Eagle Area Government

A............................ Borough of Howard Municipal Office B........................Borough of Milesburg Municipal Office C ................. Borough of Port Matilda Municipal Office www.milesburgboro.com D.................. Borough of Snow Shoe Municipal Office E .......................Borough of Unionville Municipal Office F ..................................Boggs Township Municipal Office www.boggstownship.org G ........................... Burnside Township Municipal Office H............................... Howard Township Municipal Office I .................................. Huston Township Municipal Office J .......................Snow Shoe Township Municipal Office K .................................. Union Township Municipal Office L ................................... Worth Township Municipal Office S

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R...................................... Bald Eagle State Park S.........Burnside Township Community Park T..........................Milesburg Community Park U............................................ Mountain Top Field V......................Port Matilda Community Park

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Many Milesburg homes have mature landscaping, including big shade trees.

The small town of Snow Shoe is tucked away in rural Centre County but convenient to Interstate 80.

1 Clarence Right next door to Snow Shoe is Clarence, with two-story and ranch houses lining Clarence Road as it heads north toward Sproul State Forest. Back in the 1800s, coal mines brought Scottish and then Slovakian immigrants here and, although the mines are gone, European family names still are abundant. 2 Howard Many Centre County residents

know Howard as the gateway to Bald Eagle State Park, with a large lake for boating and new Nature Inn. The borough also is a thriving residential community. Howard is a friendly town that prides itself on its relaxed atmosphere and proximity to many recreational areas as well as a pumpkin-chucking festival in the fall. Howard Elementary School is here.

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3 Julian The small Huston Township village of Julian is located just off U.S. Rte. 220 and bordering Bald Eagle Creek. Julian is the gateway to the large recreational area of Black Moshannon State Park. It’s also just 11 miles from State College, allowing simple rural living with a scenic commute on the Julian Pike. The Eagle Creek and Hillside developments are here. 4 Milesburg

This borough grew up as a transportation center at the confluence of Spring and Bald Eagle creeks, used for barge traffic hundreds of years ago. Today, the boat traffic is gone, but the creeks remain popular for fly-fishing. Close to an Interstate 80 exit, homes in Milesburg range from historic buildings in the center of town to the popular affordable neighborhoods of Confer Development and Breon’s Court. Milesburg Community Park offers picnic pavillions and playgrounds.

5 Moshannon This Snow Shoe Township

village serves as the junction to Sproul State Forest, state game lands, and the West Branch of the Susquehanna River. Formerly a mill town, Moshannon primarily features pleasant homes with front porches that welcome neighbors to stop by.

6 Pine Glen This village is named after the trees that attracted lumber companies here more than 150 years ago. Several streets of homes date to the 1950s, when a research and development arm of the Curtis-Wright Corporation was planned near here. Houses are on large lots and are primarily single-unit, plus a handful of unique X-shaped quadplex homes. Pine Glen has a township park.


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8 Snow Shoe

Snow Shoe grew in the 1800s thanks to coal mines, the railroad, and the area’s popularity as a mountaintop summer resort for Bellefonte townspeople. Today, business centers around the Interstate 80 exit, including a Federal Express center. “Downtown” Snow Shoe is stacked on a hillside with both historic and newer homes. The Mountaintop Area Elementary School, Mountain Top Field, and Mountaintop Area Medical Center are here.

9 Unionville Dating to 1848, Unionville sits at the base of two mountain ridges, with both the Rattlesnake Pike and Unionville Pike winding their way up from the town. Bald Eagle Creek flows through town, making for picturesque yards among the modest homes scattered here. 10 Wingate Transportation has been key

to the development of Wingate, which sits in Boggs Township at the intersection of Wallace Run and Bald Eagle Creek, routes 220 and 144, and the Bellefonte & Snow Shoe Railroad and the Bald Eagle Railroad. Several streets of modest homes are near Bald Eagle High School and Wingate Elementary, and the Mountain Valley Diner is among a handful of businesses that cater to residents and travelers. n

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G overnment A.........................Bellefonte Borough Building www.bellefonte.net B............................Centre County Courthouse C..........Willowbank County Office Building

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1..........................................Curtin & Linn Streets 2.................................................................Downtown 3.................................................................... East End 4..........................................................Halfmoon Hill 5...................................................................McAllister 6..................................................................North End 7..................................................Parkview Heights 8................................ Parkview Heights Estates 9....................................................Rainbow Village 10......................................South Thomas Street

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Curtin and Linn streets are lined with historic homes in a variety of architectural styles.

1 Curtin & Linn Streets

Most of the historic homes Bellefonte is known for are on Curtin and Linn streets, within the National Register Historic District. Once home to ironmasters, industrialists, and other members of Bellefonte’s elite in the late 1800s, the area is now a quiet, tree-lined neighborhood of mainly restored large homes and bed-andbreakfasts. Among the architectural styles represented here are Gothic Italianate, Victorian, and Greek Revival. The oldest homes are closest to Allegheny Street; at the far northeast end, smaller brick homes are just 60 to 70 years old. Prices vary here depending on the level of restoration.

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2 Downtown

Most of downtown Bellefonte, from Curtin Street to Logan and from Water Street to Ridge, is in the National Register Historic District. Some of the fine homes in this area now house businesses or organizations; for example, the Georgian-style John Blair Linn home on Allegheny Street is now the Bellefonte Art Museum, and the 1815 MilesPorter home half a block away is the Centre County Library & Historical Museum. Although some of these 10- to 20-room houses have been divided into apartments, others have been lovingly restored to single-unit homes.

3 East End

Consisting mainly of Center Street, this small neighborhood lies off PA Rte. 550 in northeast Bellefonte, across from the entrance to Parkview Heights. These modest homes are convenient to Bellefonte Area High School and Governors Park.

4 Halfmoon Hill

As the name indicates, this neighborhood sits on a hill overlooking Bellefonte from the southwest. This development includes a good mixture of smaller ranches, Cape Cods, and two-stories built around the 1950s and ’60s. Part of the neighborhood extends into Spring Township.


5 McAllister

This neighborhood, extending for several blocks around McAllister Street between Howard and Bishop, has the friendly sidewalks of the downtown area and larger yards of the suburbs. Built about 50 years ago, homes here represent a variety of styles and are mainly brick and well kept. Bordered by the expansive grounds of Bellefonte Middle School, the neighborhood has an open atmosphere.

6 North End Bounded by Beaver, Wilson, and Linn streets, this area includes the newer homes of Curtin and Linn streets — newer meaning mid-twentieth century, rather than late nineteenth century. The neighborhood features delightful brick ranches and Cape Cods, sidewalks for strolling and for meeting friendly neighbors, and large yards. 7 Parkview Heights

One of the largest developments in the Bellefonte area, Parkview Heights has a wide variety of home styles built anywhere from the 1950s through the ’90s. Some residences overlook or have easy access to Teener League fields and the local playground. Homes in this northeastern part of town sell mainly in mid- to high Bellefonte market ranges, depending on size, age, and location.

8 Parkview Heights Estates Newer homes of at least 1,800 square feet sit on one-third to one-half acre lots in a subdivision developed by Pinehurst Homes. The neighborhood is set among stands of mature trees, with natural walkways and access to the Teener League fields and playground. Just 1.5 miles from an Interstate 99/Rte. 220 exit, this is a great location for State College commuters.

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10 South Thomas Street

This hidden gem is tucked away off High/Halfmoon Street in southwestern Bellefonte. The street is only about two blocks long, but it’s home to some beautiful Victorian houses that have been carefully restored. South Thomas is a narrow, one-way street heading north, so drivers must enter via St. Paul Street, also one-way but heading south. n

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Greater Bellefonte Area 9 Forest Heights A limited number of lots are available in this peaceful neighborhood near Zion/Bellefonte. Hilltop sites deliver splendid views, and other lots are tucked into the trees. Home prices start at $229,900. Building lots available. 10 Fox Ridge

This new development off Fillmore Road in Benner Township features about a dozen lots of at least one acre. All builders are welcome. Homes must be at least 2,200 square feet. Building lots available.

11 Glen Acres Located in Walker Township, this area features a handful of home sites that form a quaint community. Larger homes offer attractive views, privacy, and proximity to shopping and golfing. Building lots available. Walker Meadows is popular with first-time home buyers for affordable living with easy access to interstate highways.

1 Amberleigh Amberleigh features single-family homes with open floorplans, and three-bedroom, 2.5-bath townhomes. The development is located minutes from State College off the Benner Pike, approximately four miles past the Nittany Mall toward Bellefonte. New units available. 2 Brockerhoff Heights Just outside the

Borough of Bellefonte in Spring Township, this neighborhood’s main drive winds up the hill from Howard Street, with homes getting larger toward the end. Styles include split-levels and two-stories in brick or siding, situated among stands of mature trees and offering great views, with underground utilities and Bellefonte water and sewer.

3 Burnham Farm Estates

Off Benner Pike with commercial land in Benner and residential in Spring townships, Burnham Farm Estates will feature 92 single-unit homes, plus three-bedroom townhousestyle duplexes and apartments, and singlestory condominiums. Public water, sewer, and natural gas service are offered. Skyview Terrace and Country Cove condominiums are here, along with The Mews carriage homes, a new section starting at $178,000. Building lots and new units available.

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4 Coleville This tightknit community sits above Halfmoon Hill just outside Bellefonte Borough. Built in the late 1800s to early 1900s, its affordable homes feature lots of character. Upper and Lower Coleville roads make up most of this community. 5 Continental Courts

In the beautiful Buffalo Run Valley, this mobile home community features more than 400 single- and double-wide manufactured homes on spacious leased lots.

6 Crestview Acres Near Benner Elemen-

tary, this newer neighborhood features a variety of home styles, including ranch, two-story, and contemporary homes. All are situated on large lots, leaving plenty of space for relaxation.

7 Deerhaven In a beautiful country setting,

complete with rolling fields, Deerhaven is an affordable community situated near the Walker Township recreation complex. It features many community amenities, including sidewalks, curbing, walking path, and park. Building lots available.

8 Foothills One of the few developments in rural Marion Township, Foothills is an established neighborhood of modest ranches and split-level homes with larger yards, off Hubler Ridge Road.

12 Grove Park

This growing community is between Route 550 and Seibert Road, offering gorgeous panoramic mountain and sunset views. Lot sizes range from 0.45 to 0.85 acres. Home prices start at $265,900. New-home packages available.

13 Halfmoon Hill As the name indicates, this neighborhood sits on a hill overlooking Bellefonte from the southwest. This development includes a good mixture of smaller ranches, Cape Cods, and two-stories built around the 1950s and ’60s. Part of the neighborhood is in the Borough of Bellefonte. 14 Hampton Hills

This 79-lot development sits above Rte. 550, opposite the established Crestview Acres and close to Benner Elementary School. Lots are at least half an acre.

15 Hublersburg Dating to the early 1830s,

Hublersburg is a small Walker Township village of older homes and a few Amish farms as well as Hubler Ridge, a small subdivision, just off Rte. 64. Marion-Walker Elementary School and the Hublersburg Inn are here.

16 Jacksonville This village is the meeting point for Marion Township, whose municipal office is here, as is the Marion Grange. Older homes line the road, along with a church and history-filled cemeteries.


17 Meadow Estates Enjoy rural living without being too far from the convenience of Interstate 80 in this cul-de-sac development in Marion Township with lots of 1.5 to 3.9 acres. 18 Mingoville Originally Strunktown, Mingoville was renamed after the Mingo Indian tribe. This small town features a mix of home styles, spread out on mostly wooded lots. The site of the former Hecla Amusement Park, the town long served as a getaway for county residents. The golf course of Nittany Country Club is here. 19 Nittany The first post office here was built in 1827 and named “Nittany Valley,” shortened two years later to Nittany. Today, this sprawling village of modest homes spreads across the Clinton County line.

20 Nittany Farm Surrounded by the farmlands of the Nittany Valley, this new development features 12 lots of 1.52 to 2.5 acres, all wooded with mature trees. Underground utilities are installed, and lots have been approved for wells and septic systems. Building lots available.

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21 Nittany Terrace This long-established

Spring Township neighborhood of modest ranches and small two-stories benefits from the shade of mature trees. Away from it all, residents still have easy access to Bellefonte and Interstate 99.

22 Nittany Vista Off Benner and Nilson

roads on the Walker/Marion township line, this new subdivision includes 20 estate-sized lots of five to 20 acres, some of them wooded, with vistas of the Nittany Valley. Lots start at $93,000 and are perced for conventional septic systems. Half are served by public water; the others will require private wells. Building lots available.

23 OpeQuon Hill

Blending nature and community, OpeQuon Hill features 16 acres of common open space. The development borders Buffalo Run Creek and is less than a mile from a Class A fly-fishing stream. This neighborhood combines single-family homes and upscale condominiums, all with breathtaking mountain vistas. New units available.

24 Paradise Hills On Quarry Street, just

off the Benner Pike (PA Rte. 150), this development combines three estate lots of at least three acres each with an upscale condominium complex of 38 units with one-floor living. New units available.

25 Pleasant Gap

This town got its start in the early 1800s as a stagecoach stop at the base of Nittany Mountain. Buyers of modestly priced homes here enjoy the old-fashioned, small-town feel, along with quick access to Interstate 99. Pleasant Gap Elementary School and Park are here.

26 Pleasant Hills This established neighborhood of modest homes on tree-lined streets sits on a rolling site above Pleasant Gap near Gettig Park in Spring Township. Pleasant Hills Apartments are located near the development entrance. 27 Purdue Mountain/Valley View

These two roads parallel each other, with one atop the mountain ridge and the other slightly below it. Both offer spectacular views of both mountains and valleys.

28 Robinwood This development is located

on a rise above the village of Zion and includes 40 homes with underground utilities. The predominant style is larger, two-story homes (both brick and frame) with front porches.

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29 Rosewood Cove Off Blanchard Street in

Spring Township, Rosewood Cove features more than 70 three-bedroom luxury townhome units. Both one- and two-story models are offered with two-car garages and full basements.

30 Springfield This growing Fine Line Homes neighborhood near Zion features split-level and two-story homes on larger lots, convenient to town but with the lower real estate cost of the Bellefonte Area School District. Building lots available. 31 Spring Gardens

This new development of duplexes sits off Blanchard Street not too far outside Bellefonte Borough in Spring Township. Units feature two to three bedrooms, vaulted ceilings, fireplaces, and garages. A condominium association takes care of exterior maintenance.

32 Steeplechase

Glorious mountain vistas and quiet tranquility beckon to those who appreciate country living. Steeplechase maintains this country setting while offering convenient access to State College and area shopping. Single-unit homes start at $199,900. Building lots available.

33 Stonehenge

Most of the homes here are ranches and two-stories built in the last 10 years, so upkeep is minimal. The neighborhood is very close to an Interstate 99 exit for easy commuting to State College and Penn State.

34 Stony Pointe

Near the junction of Rtes. 550 and 64, Stony Pointe is five miles from historic Bellefonte. The community offers four types of condominium housing units: ranch, small two-story, large two-story, and duplex. The newest phase offers ranch-style units with one-car garages. New units available.

35 The Village of Nittany Glen Off

Fillmore Road in Benner Township, The Village of Nittany Glen is a new clubhouse community of single-unit homes with one-floor living, priced from $191,900. A monthly fee covers year-round exterior home and yard maintenance, giving residents time to enjoy the fitness center and more. New units available.

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The Steeplechase development is just outside the village of Pleasant Gap.

36 Walker Meadows In Walker Township, this S&A Homes development is tailored toward first-time buyers. Popular home styles include a bi-level with cathedral ceilings throughout, and a two-story with master-bedroom suite and walkout basement. 37 Walnut Grove Estates

Hidden off Rock Road in a corner of Benner Township, this beautiful neighborhood features larger, older homes in styles ranging from log homes to Tudor, all set back from the road on estate-size lots, both cleared and wooded. Splendid views of Mount Nittany abound.

38 Walnut Ridge This small neighborhood

of newer, mid-sized homes on large lots is off Rte. 26, across from the KOA campground in Marion Township. Residents here benefit from friendly neighborhood life in a country atmosphere.

39 Weaver Hill Built in the 1980s and ’90s, this development features a variety of smaller homes on large lots. Despite its proximity to town, it still has a decidedly rural atmosphere.

40 Willowbend

South of Rte. 550 off Raymond, this newer development is full of larger homes, mainly two-story models with front porches that promote a friendly atmosphere. Willowbend is very close to tiny Bellefonte Airport.

41 Woods at Sand Ridge

In both Marion and Walker townships, this development under new ownership offers the privacy of large wooded lots near boating, hiking, and swimming and convenient to I-99 and I-80. Lot prices start in the $60,000s. Building lots available.

42 Zion First settled in 1838, this small village is seeing a rebirth as new developments spring up around it. Established and new neighborhoods here include Cherrywood Estates, Krape, Smoke Rise, Wild Cherry Acres, Zion Ridgecrest, and Zionview Vista. n


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Homes on Scenery Drive and in Canterbury Crossing sit on a hill above the fairways of Centre Hills Country Club.

1 Armaugh Village Developed in the ’40s and ’50s, this little neighborhood has a variety of charming homes in a quiet setting near the Oak Grove development. 2 Barnbridge Village This development features upscale Victorian and arts-andcrafts-style homes in an 11-acre subdivision bordering Spring Creek off Elmwood Street in Lemont. To blend with historic Lemont, Barnbridge homes have front porches, outdoor gas lights, and extensive tree planting. The neighborhood is home to Cairn Crossing Park and a homeowner’s park. Building lots available. 3 Bathgate Springs

Quiet Bathgate Springs is tucked into Penn State lands off Puddintown Road, near Millbrook Marsh Nature Center. Striking contemporary-style homes on forested lots are a nice feature of this community, built in the ’60s and ’70s.

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4 Canterbury Crossing Adjacent to Centre Hills Country Club, this neighborhood offers golf-course vistas with Mount Nittany in the background. The community has an established 4.5-acre park. Some of the most impressive homes in the State College area are here, along with St. Ives townhomes, the Hamlet condominiums, and the new Village at Canterbury carriage homes. Building lots and new units available. 5 Centre Hills These huge homes are on

gentle slopes with vistas of Mount Nittany. The neighborhood is named for the nearby country club. Centre Hills Villas are new condominiums here. Building lots available.

6 Centre Hills Village This established

neighborhood sits high on a hill above Centre Hills Country Club, with home designs taking advantage of their vistas of both Tussey and Nittany mountains. South of Shamrock Avenue, newer homes are on Cottonwood Avenue.

7 Clover Highlands The newer, twostory single-unit homes here come in all styles, and some have a vista of beautiful Spring Creek Park, which is reached across two quaint bridges. There are also charming older homes here. It’s a great vantage point for the Fourth of July fireworks over the Bryce Jordan Center, one hill away across the expressway.

8 Colonial Court These condominiums with

one-floor living lie off Branch Road, next to Nittany Hills (in the Borough of State College) and near shopping.

9 Dalevue/Dalevue East A Lemont sub-neighborhood, Dalevue is a nice community of ranch homes on fairly flat, open spaces. Dalevue East is comprised of two-story homes. Pretty Dalevue Park includes a playground, basketball court, baseball diamond, and picnic areas. Dalevue leads into the development of Centre Hills on the slopes above.


10 Everhart Village is an established neighborhood of great charm. It has a forested feel, and yards are generous. There are many home styles, including creative contemporaries and nearby townhomes and retirement facilities. 11 Fieldstone This is your opportunity to live in an estate community without paying estate prices. Situated adjacent to Mount Nittany Middle School, this neighborhood offers some of the best vistas of Nittany and Tussey mountains and the Centre Hills golf course. Homes start at $289,900. Building lots available. 12 First Avenue On the Mount Nittany slopes of Lemont is this straight-line neighborhood of single-unit homes, many with split-level accessibility. The land and styles are tiered so everyone gets a vista from their hill overlooking East College Avenue.

13 Harris Acres The large homes here 16 Klinger Heights are mostly color coordinated in charming brick and siding, but in every style imaginable. Large lots feature plenty of mature landscaping, including spectacular evergreens. Vehicles have limited access to the community from South Atherton Street (Business Rte. 322), and Harris Acres is near Meyer Dairy and Hills Plaza. It is in both College and Harris townships.

14 Houserville Here’s a small, friendly

town with everything from older, small cottages to new two-story homes. Plenty of historic homes and new developments are clustered around one of the area’s finest parks. Spring Creek Park offers picnic tables, pavilions, playgrounds, ball fields, and tennis courts, plus a picturesque covered bridge across the creek. Houserville Elementary School is on a hill nearby.

15 Independence Place

Located near shopping, the planned residential community has a playground, tennis courts, basketball courts, jogging and biking trails, and clubhouse and pool. New sections feature single-unit homes on larger lots plus Townhomes at Independence. Building lots available.

This established neighborhood is aptly named, with plenty of pleasant older homes on a big slope west of Lemont near East College Avenue (Rte. 26). The 1938 stone Lemont Elementary School is just south of the neighborhood.

17 Lemont Even though it’s seconds from Rte. 26, Lemont maintains an off-the-beatenpath atmosphere with an eclectic mix of businesses. Spring Creek meanders through the village, and Mount Nittany serves as its backdrop. Homes range from the historic to new, and prices reflect the popularity of this unique neighborhood. The village includes Lemont Elementary School and is near Slab Cabin Park. 18 Millbrook Just a little south of the few

historic homes of Puddintown is the Millbrook development of residential and commercial buildings. The neighborhood is near Mount Nittany Medical Center, Beaver Stadium, Spring Creek Park, and Millbrook Marsh Nature Center.

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College Township 19 Mount Nittany Terrace This new development is nestled at the base of Mount Nittany above Lemont’s First Avenue, offering breathtaking vistas plus convenient access to nearby businesses and stores. On lots of onequarter to one-half acre, home packages start at $280,000. Building lots available.

26 Penn Hills This affordable neighborhood near the Nittany Mall suits the budgets of many first-time home buyers. North of Rte. 26, the development features townhomes such as Birchtree and Penn Hills Townhomes and single-family homes and is near popular shopping areas and an office/industrial park.

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20 Nittany Highlands Mount Nittany is a joy to live upon for the residents of Nittany Highlands. Custom homes sit on estate-sized lots of one to four-and-a-half acres above historic Lemont, with city water and sewer.

27 Spring Creek Estates Near Houserville Elementary School and Spring Creek Park, this is a nice neighborhood of affordably priced single-unit homes. It is a rolling site with new trees ready to spread their branches.

33 Tusseyview Estates These upscale

21 Nittany Orchard Whitehill Street in the development offers some of the most spectacular vistas in the county. On a clear day, the scenery goes on forever, including Beaver Stadium, Mount Nittany Medical Center, and the west end of campus. Homes are mid- to large-sized. Nittany Orchard Park is also here.

28 Spring Creek Terrace One of the newest neighborhoods in the Centre Region, Spring Creek Terrace features just six lots, each at least two acres, with beautiful vistas and a private wooded setting near Spring Creek and Spring Creek Park. Building lots available.

34 Village Heights A gated condominium

22 Oak Grove This newer development of 90 single-unit homes has its own nature paths. A park provides a playground and picnic area. The community boasts gorgeous vistas of Mount Nittany and Beaver Stadium. 23 Oak Hall Located on winding country

roads, this historic village is between Linden Hall and Lemont, near the planned Oak Hall regional park. Pause to enjoy its unique architecture, including Oak Hall Farm with its matching stone barn and house. The home next door, converted from an early mill, has Cedar Run flowing through it!

24 Oak Pointe This community consists of 32 single-unit and 30 condominium patio homes. The grounds are cared for by a homeowners’ association. The neighborhood has Tussey Mountain vistas. 25 Panorama Village

This neat and friendly neighborhood consists mainly of modest ranch-style homes on smaller wooded lots. Tucked back in the development is the back entrance to Mount Nittany Middle School, with its soccer and baseball fields. Panorama Village is in both College and Harris townships.

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29 Spring Lea Acres In the Houserville area, Spring Lea’s Phase II offers larger homes with outstanding views of Mount Nittany, Beaver Stadium, and the Bryce Jordan Center. The older section includes small to mid-sized homes with established landscaping. Spring Creek Park, Fogelman Fields Park, and Houserville Elementary School are nearby. 30 Stearns Crossing

Just off College Avenue/Rte. 26 and Houserville Road, this expansive new development will eventually include 161 homes, extending all the way back to Trout Road. Lots are 0.4 to more than 1 acre. See your REALTOR® for an approved list of builders. Building lots available.

31 The Summit at Shiloh

The Summit’s luxury two-bedroom and three-bedroom condominium apartments feature one-floor living with underground parking. One-story villas have two bedrooms, three baths, sun porch, two-car garage and a full finished lower level. The Clubhouse offers an indoor pool, sauna, steam room, fitness center, and much more.

A relatively new development, Thompson Woods offers the convenience of living close to downtown State College plus the scenic beauty of a 44-acre nature preserve and Walnut Springs Park. Covenants are designed to preserve the integrity of the natural habitat surrounding these large homes.

condominiums feature amenities like vaulted ceilings, gas fireplaces, and basements, all in a location convenient to the State College YMCA, bus routes, and more.

community, Village Heights offers its residents fullservice dining, a library, indoor heated pool and spa, and fitness center. Health care options are supplied by adjacent Juniper Village at Brookline.

35 White Hall Commons

Thirty twoand three-bedroom condominiums are at this development off Whitehall Road just past the State College YMCA. Common maintenance services plus a community clubhouse make White Hall Commons an ideal choice for carefree living.

36 Wiltree Condominiums This upscale townhome community is conveniently located next to the State College YMCA and close to downtown State College. Each home features three bedrooms, two full and two half baths, custom kitchen with granite countertops, hardwood floors, and finished or unfinished lower level. New floor plans add a master-bedroom sitting room and larger second and third bedrooms. New units available. 37 Windmere On a ridge above Hills Plaza, this area includes multi-story luxury condominiums with expansive vistas. Also here are Nittany View Meadow, Ridgeway, and Wellington Greene. n


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22........................................................ Marengo 23............................................. The Meadows 24.............................................. The Orchards 25.......................................Overlook Heights 26....................................................... Park Hills 27.........................................Pine Grove Mills 28........................................................ Pine Hall 29..................................................Piney Ridge 30.................................... Ramblewood I & II 31....................................................... Saybrook 32....................................................... Somerset 33................................................. Stonebridge 34................................................. Tanglewood 35...........................................Teaberry Ridge 36..................................................Thistlewood 37....................................................... Turnberry 38..................................................... The Valley 39........................................................ Westfield 40..................................... Westway Gardens

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Hillside Farm Estates features new homes that are convenient to the village of Pine Grove Mills.

1 Aaron Drive

Near Tudek Park (one of the largest parks in the region) and convenient to CATA bus lines, Aaron Drive is home to the condominium complexes of Aaron Village, Forest Edge, and Lion’s Park, some of which feature amenities like tennis courts and swimming pools.

2 Baileyville

In far-western Ferguson Township, this rural village is on Whitehall Road just off Rte. 45. It fronts near the waters of beautiful Spruce Creek.

3 Brackenridge Tucked away with Foxpointe off Science Park Road, this completed development of S&A Homes features large twostory, single-unit homes on smaller lots. Varied styles in the neighborhood include traditional, Cape Cod, and colonial. Residents enjoy a common area and playground.

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4 Cedar Hills Spread out on the lower slopes 7 College Heights North of Tussey Mountain west of Pine Grove Mills, this lovely neighborhood has beautiful homes on large lots with plenty of mature landscapes. The slope offers a vista for everyone, at least when leaves are off the trees.

5 Chestnut Ridge

This small newer development extends on a gently curving road from the tree-lined streets of College Heights, close to North Atherton Street, and includes single-unit homes and duplex homes. College Heights North is in both the Borough of State College and Ferguson Township.

One of the prettier neighborhoods of its type, Chestnut Ridge is perched on an entire hill off Sleepy Hollow Drive. The entrance is grand, and these larger homes are on generous lots, nicely spaced, some with huge trees. A good mix of upper-priced home styles includes some with natural wood siding and others with big porches.

8 Corl Acres The orchards of Harner Farm separate this community from West College Avenue, and the private lanes of Corl Acres lie on both sides of Whitehall Road. The large lots and variety of home styles are reminiscent of an earlier time, offering plenty of room for gardens and large pets.

6 Chestnut Ridge Manor

9 Fairbrook This charming small neigh-

Nearly 50 ranch-style homes here are arranged around cul-de-sacs to ensure privacy, with a homeowners’ association to care for common areas. A bike path runs through the property, which is near Science Park and Circleville roads.

borhood is just west of the intersection of Whitehall and Tadpole roads in western Ferguson Township, backing onto Fairbrook Park. The land has nice slopes, and the various home styles take advantage of their unique sites. Trees are large and mature, and the neighborhood has a casual feel.


10 Foxpointe This is one of State College’s 14 Greenbriar most family-friendly communities, located just two miles from downtown State College and Penn State. This large community features hundreds of homes with sidewalks, parks, volleyball and basketball courts, playgrounds, and open space. Homes start at $389,900. In the Hunter’s Chase section, homes reminiscent of the historic arts-and-crafts style begin at $285,900. Autumnwood Park is here. Building lots available.

11 Gatesburg This long-established com-

munity is near Scotia Range and an elk farm, and is adjacent to State Game Lands. The tiny rural community has homes of various ages and styles.

12 Glenview A comfy little neighborhood

of older homes off West College Avenue, Glenview offers bi-level, split-level, and ranch-style homes. It is across the street from the Penn State Blue Golf Course.

13 Good Hope Farms Besides classic two-story homes, this development also has twostory colonial duplexes and small ranch homes. Phases I and II (on opposite sides of College Avenue) were developed in the ’70s and ’80s.

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This is a grand, mature neighborhood developed in the ’70s, with large lots and towering evergreens. The custom homes are distinctive, including imposing brick homes and contemporaries. The community has limited access and some cul-de-sac streets. Some residents have done extensive development, including tennis courts, play areas, pools, and fountains.

15 GreenLeaf Manor This S&A Homes

development has small starter homes as well as larger two-stories and split levels, plus townhomes, duplexes, and the Greenhills Village assisted-living facility. A bike path runs through the neighborhood.

16 Haymarket This area of larger homes,

townhomes, condominiums, and duplexes is near Haymarket Park on both sides of Blue Course Drive. Among the neighborhoods here are the condominiums and duplexes (many of them upscale) of Cobble Creek Manor, English Meadows, Greenwich Hill, Grey Stone, Raleigh Place, Ridgefield Terrace, Sheller’s Cove, Sir Raleigh Place, Thoroughbred Crossing, and Washington Place.

17 Hillside Farm Estates A panoramic

160-lot neighborhood, Hillside Farm Estates borders Westfield and has picturesque views of Mount Nittany. City water and sewer and sidewalks help make this a convenient neighborhood. Cecil Irvin Park is under development. Building lots available.

18 Homestead Farms Near Valley Vista

Drive and Circleville Road, Homestead Farms is a neighborhood for those seeking privacy. These large custom homes built in the ’80s have nice-sized yards with mature landscaping and are close to Homestead Park.

19 The Landings This is one of State College’s most affordable new neighborhoods, with single-unit homes starting at $232,400. Adjacent to the well-established Stonebridge neighborhood and Haymarket Park, The Landings will feature recreational opportunities including volleyball courts and baseball fields. Building lots available.

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27 Pine Grove Mills This is a pleasant, close-knit community established by Thomas Ferguson in 1791, now with a mix of homes from Victorian to colonial to mountainside retreat. Developments of larger homes are being built on the outskirts. Nestled on the slopes of Tussey Mountain, known here as Pine Grove Mountain, the village is a crossroads for those traveling south and features a tavern, post office, and other businesses. It also is home to Ferguson Township Elementary School and its ballfields. CATA buses serve the area. 28 Pine Hall

This new Fine Line Homes development off Old Gatesburg Road features several large buildings, each with multiple three-bedroom townhomes, priced from $309,000. New units available.

The Heights at State College apartments were the first phase of the expansive Turnberry development, where single-family homes are now under construction.

20 Lexington Place

Tree-lined streets enhance this neighborhood of single-unit homes on approximately quarter-acre lots. Amenities include sidewalks, natural-gas service, underground utilities, and great vistas of Mount Nittany and Tussey Ridge. Lexington is off West College Avenue, across from the offices of Bristol Park.

21 Lyons Pointe This small but luxurious

newer neighborhood consists of eight four-bedroom homes on generous one-acre secluded wooded sites. These homes are on a private cul-de-sac, with homeowners’ association and restrictive covenants.

22 Marengo Far off the beaten path, two miles beyond Gatesburg, Marengo is another long-established, quiet hamlet in the western reaches of Ferguson Township. Halfmoon Creek is nearby. 23 The Meadows A small development of

predominantly ranch-style homes, The Meadows is west of Fairbrook off Whitehall Road. The land is fairly flat, with a spectacular vista of Tussey Ridge to the south. Lots are generous — big enough for gardens and swing sets — and Meadows Park is here.

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29 Piney Ridge Piney Ridge is north of Rte. 45 just west of Pine Grove Mills. This lovely community boasts ranch and two-story homes on fairly flat land with mature landscaping, close to shopping and restaurants.

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30 Ramblewood I & II Ramblewood is across Tadpole Road from Fairbrook Park’s ball fields, basketball court, and picnic grounds. The east side of the development is in mature woods, with lovely two-story homes of all styles; the west side is less wooded and includes ranch homes. Ramblewood II is on the other side of Whitehall Road, with similar homes and neighboring horse ranch and tack shop.

25 Overlook Heights Off busy North Atherton Street (Business Rte. 322), this settled neighborhood has mainly larger ranch homes with plenty of mature trees, and some homes with swimming pools. Suburban Park and the Overlook Heights Tot Lot are here, and a paved bike path leads to Sunset Park in College Heights.

31 Saybrook In this family-friendly neighborhood, lots start at half an acre, and many offer more than one acre, while maintaining a traditional neighborhood setting with sidewalks, wooded vistas, and walking/biking trails to downtown State College. Homes start in the $500,000s. Greenbriar-Saybrook Park is here.

Tucked behind Centre Learning Community charter school off West College Avenue near the orchards of Harner Farms, this neighborhood includes fifty-eight 2,000-square-foot duplex-style condominium units. Upscale features for these three-bedroom units include garages, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, and fireplaces.

26 Park Hills There are several parks near 32 Somerset This neighborhood consists this well-established neighborhood of single-unit homes plus contemporary Cedar Knoll townhomes. On a nice little hill, this area has been built up over the decades and contains plenty of towering trees, plus Park Hills Park. Though tucked away, it is near busy Northland Center and other North Atherton Street businesses.

of 24 homes developed by Levi Homes on lots of at least one-third acre, similar to those in neighboring Westfield. Somerset offers a rural flavor, yet is close enough to walk to Pine Grove Mills on the bike path.

33 Stonebridge This development features

large two-story homes as well as smaller ranches and split-levels. Open spaces include a bike path, tennis courts, picnic pavilion, and swimming pool.


34 Tanglewood This is an upscale condominium neighborhood near Valley Vista Drive and Circleville Road. Thirty-eight units share 19 buildings, some with one-floor living. Homes have full basements, two-car garages, gas fireplaces, cathedral ceilings, and lots of windows. 35 Teaberry Ridge Set amid rolling hills

and secluded woods, this neighborhood of large single-family homes is close to Penn State’s Blue Golf Course and has its own access to Blue Course Drive, plus a bike path.

36 Thistlewood

Fifty-three homes are planned for this community, with lots ranging from 0.75 to 5.7 acres and starting at $69,000. Pathways here lead to a stream and state forest lands, and conservation easements on larger lots protect wetlands. Building lots available.

37 Turnberry This new neighborhood features

beautiful one- and two-story single-family homes convenient to shopping, dining, and golf courses, with a walking/bike path that connects to others throughout the region. Homes start at $281,900.

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9 Sawmill Acres This small, quiet development stretches down the country lane called Sawmill Road. This community of about 50 moderately priced homes includes a variety of two-story and ranch styles on large lots, some wooded. 10 Sedona Hills Most of the homes in this development are two-story, traditional styles with front porches and large yards, set on rolling hills. Autumn Meadow Park is here. 11 Smith Development Off Ira Lane in the Village of Stormstown, these homes were built in the 1990s on lots of at least 1 acre. 12 Smith/Hughes Built in the 1980s and

’90s, the Smith/Hughes development centers on Doe Drive and Buckhorn Road, featuring a variety of home styles and sizes.

Grahampton residents enjoy large lot sizes.

1 Centennial Hills

Part of a rural residential area, about 50 single-unit homes sit on approximately one-acre lots in a neighborhood bordered by meadows, other new developments, and even a llama farm. Centennial Hills and its sister development of Centennial Heights are named for the nearby crossroads village of Centennial, with roads leading to Tyrone and Port Matilda.

2 Foxboro Off Smith Road, this established neighborhood consists of split-level and twostory homes on large, mainly wooded lots. Some homes border state game lands. 3 Grahampton

This recent development features various styles of larger two-story homes spread out on large lots on rolling meadow land. Smaller ranches and split-levels are also available.

4 Gummo Subdivision Modest-sized older homes lead into streets of mid-sized newer homes on wooded lots. Among the larger homes are everything from traditional to log homes to contemporary.

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5 Loveville This road parallels the path

of Warriors Run from Route 550 to Marengo Road, with homes in a variety of styles and sizes, mostly on one-acre lots. The Quail Hollow subdivision is also here, with eight parcels where horses are permitted.

6 Oak Leaf Larger, mainly two-story homes

sit on large, wooded parcels, generally set well back from Tow Hill Road. Bordered by state game lands, the neighborhood gives the feeling of being deep in the forest.

7 Orchard Creek This newer development features nice vistas of surrounding mountain ridges in a country setting convenient to both Altoona and State College. Good-sized two-story homes are on lots of at least one acre.

8 Orchard Manor In a beautiful country setting, this development features lots of 2 to 11 acres, surrounded by farm fields and apple orchards. Horses are permitted.

Halfmoon Township offers several newer developments within its rural setting.

13 Stormstown Abraham Elder settled what is now Stormstown in 1784. The village itself has a few pleasant streets of old frame homes and newer models, plus a community center and park. Well-kept dairy, horse, and fruit farms surround the village. Stormstown is home to a small store and Municipal Park. 14 Trotter Farm Sweeping mountain vistas

take your breath away in this community where land is the main attraction, with up to one-acre lots. Three miles from the 550/322 intersection, this S&A community provides a peaceful country setting just 10 minutes from State College and area shopping. Homes start at $345,900. Trotter Farm East is open to other builders. Building lots available. n


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8 The Gates A new condominium community

nestled at the base of Tussey Mountain near historic Boalsburg, this developing neighborhood of 155 townhomes is built by Berks Homes and offers two styles of three-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom townhomes starting in the upper $100,000s. The Gates is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts but offers convenient access to State College and U.S. 322. New units available.

9 Harris Acres The large homes here are mostly color coordinated in charming brick and siding, but in every style imaginable. Large lots feature plenty of mature landscaping, including spectacular evergreens. Vehicles have limited access to the community from South Atherton Street (Business Rte. 322), and Harris Acres is near Meyer Dairy and Hills Plaza. It is in both College and Harris townships.

Located outside of the village of Boalsburg, Bear Meadows boasts grand views of Penns Valley and Tussey Mountain, inlcuding the ski slopes.

1 Aspen Heights This development can 4 Brookside only be described as grand — a steep slope of wide-open spaces dotted with impressive homes in a variety of styles. The lots are huge, with endless vistas of the rural countryside. This neighborhood features some of the largest homes in the area. The entrance is across from Mountain View Country Club.

2 Bear Meadow Village These huge and

gorgeous homes are as impressive as those at Aspen Heights. Built of brick, stone, and discreet wood siding, these distinctive homes rest on nicely landscaped lots looking down to the valley and up to Tussey Mountain ski slopes next door. Building lots available.

3 Boalsburg David Boal founded this village

in 1798. Though Memorial Day was observed for the first time nationally in 1868, Boalsburg claims to have started the holiday locally in 1864. The quaint village is also home to mementos inherited by Christopher Columbus’ descendants and the Boal family. Boalsburg life revolves around “the Diamond,” with its historic houses, eateries, and shops. The village is home to the Pennsylvania Military Museum, Blue Spring Park, and the Stan Yoder Memorial Preserve. Events include the Peoples’ Choice Arts Festival and the Memorial Day celebration.

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This is a well-established neighborhood just east of historic Boalsburg, with plenty of pretty little ranch homes in a variety of colors. Trees shade this neighborhood of modestly priced homes.

5 Country Place Across U.S. Rte. 322 from Brookside, this neighborhood climbs the lower slopes of Tussey Mountain. Many styles of mid-sized split-levels take advantage of the land and vistas, with some multi-unit residences farther up the hill. Country Place Park is here. 6 Elksview This 50-unit townhouse commu-

nity next to the Mountain View Country Club features three-bedroom units with one-car garages and great vistas of Tussey Mountain and Mount Nittany.

7 Fairfield A lot of thought went into plan-

ning this development of 58 larger homes. The entrance off Rte. 45 is lovely, as is the rest of the landscaping. Home styles include contemporary and traditional models on lots from half an acre to one acre, many with mature trees. Connects to Harris Acres.

10 The Hill Perched above the Pennsylvania Military Museum is Boalsburg’s “newer historic neighborhood” — a large and well-established area with ranches, Cape Cods, and modest twostory homes. Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy and Nittany View Park are here. 11 Huntridge Manor About 50 homes are in this newer neighborhood next to Mountain View Country Club off Rte. 45 near Boalsburg. The generous lots start at an acre, and five homes front the golf course. The rolling land gives each home a vista of the surrounding mountains and valley, as well as Tussey Mountain ski slopes. 12 Kaywood I & II Developed over the past few decades, this neighborhood off Rte. 45 features a wide variety of home styles on heavily wooded lots in the older section, plus new homes with great views. Tucked at the edge of the neighborhood is Kaywood Park, with a playground and stone picnic pavilion. 13 Laurel Hills Each of approximately 35 custom homes here will be designed to take best advantage of the lot’s panoramic vista of Tussey Mountain Ski Area and the surrounding valley. On a par with neighboring Bear Meadow Village, the second phase of this community is under development. Lots are 0.684 to 1.225 acres. Building lots available.


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17 Nittany Grove This 26-home neighborhood, which dates to the late 1960s, is expanding to include a total of 54 homes. Amenities will include mulched walking trails and a pavilion/ gathering area. Building lots available. 18 Panorama Village

This neat and friendly neighborhood consists mainly of modest ranch-style homes on smaller wooded lots. Tucked back in the development (in College Township) is Mount Nittany Elementary School, with its soccer and baseball fields. Panorama Village is in both College and Harris townships.

19 Rockey Ridge This panoramic new

development with easy access to the Rte. 322 bypass connects the well-established neighborhoods of Aspen Heights and Kaywood. A thoughtful design takes advantage of the 50-percent green-space requirement so almost every home site backs up to open space. The mix of lot sizes, all with spectacular vistas of Tussey or Nittany mountain, will allow construction of homes in a wide price range. Building lots available.

Rockey Ridge is convenient to both State College shopping and the recreation opportunities of Rothrock State Forest and Tussey Mountain Resort.

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sey Mountain near the eastern edge of Harris Township, Laurel Meadow homes are situated on mostly wooded lots of two to more than 13 acres. Access is off Rte. 322, and underground utilities and community septic are provided.

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community includes single- and multi-family homes, all with first-floor master suites. Homeowners have access to a clubhouse with great room, café, library, game room, exercise room, sauna, whirlpool, locker rooms, and huge deck with a spectacular view of Mt. Nittany, as well as a heated outdoor pool and tennis courts, plus a lifestyle director who schedules monthly events. Building lots and new units available.

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real charmer, from the sparkling private duck pond to the one-lane bridges that span Cedar Run. The road winds past homes of varied types and ages, bracketed by farms.

20 Shingletown The farther you drive into Shingletown, the more heavily wooded it is, until you end up in deep forest on the slopes of Tussey Mountain, with trees shading a few tucked-away homes. Varied styles include a log cabin, chalet, farmhouses, and Cape Cods. The community is not far from the John Hess Softball Field Complex. 21 Springfield Commons This growing community within walking distance of downtown Boalsburg will consist of 37 detached homes and 48 duplexes. Amenities include a community center with full kitchen, gathering room, area for card parties, and fitness center; a tot lot; wireless Internet; walking trails; lawn care; and snow removal. Designed to complement historic Boalsburg, the neighborhood features front porches, streetlights, and village greens. Buyers can choose their own builders. Building lots available. 22 Willowbrook This development is on

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Cedar Cliff features newer homes with mature landscaping, all tucked away off Stevenson Road.

1 Ambleside

This neighborhood offers beautiful vistas of surrounding mountains and farms, plus convenient Ambleside Park. Ambleside features large home sites close to Rte. 322 and Interstate 99 for a convenient location with a rural atmosphere.

2 Blueberry Crossing

Off Meeks and Sellers lanes, this new development offers nine lots beginning at $99,000 in a rural setting, yet convenient to Interstate 99 and close to the Gray’s Woods medical campus. Buyers may choose their own builders. Building lots available.

3 Brynwood One of S&A Homes’ most pop-

ular State College neighborhoods, Brynwood is part of the Gray’s Woods master-planned development and is located just past Gray’s Woods Elementary School and across from ABC Daycare. Wooded vistas, sidewalks, and single-unit homes with innovative design solutions make this a family-friendly community.

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4 Cambridge Crossing Off Julian Pike and Buffalo Run Road, this rural preservation development is encircled by trees and green space, with panoramic vistas. 5 Cedar Cliff Off Stevenson Road, near the Gray’s Woods I-99 interchange, Cedar Cliff is on a steep hill peppered with prime home sites of one to five acres. The neighborhood includes 61 luxury homes. 6 Chribaro Manor A single road off Circleville leads in and out of this established development. For those who love the peace of a tall forest, this is the place to live. The grand homes on large, wooded lots range from contemporary to colonial. 7 Coventry Place

Developed by Haubert Homes, this neighborhood offers the convenience of condominium living and the privacy of single-family homes, all next door to Marjorie Mae Park. Coventry Place is close to North Atherton Street shopping areas. New units available.

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Built in the 1970s and ’80s, these single-family homes are as large as 4,500 square feet on wooded parcels of at least one acre. This secluded neighborhood is close to Circleville Park.

9 Deerbrook A section of the Gray’s Woods planned community, Deerbrook features an entrance off Buffalo Run Road, across from picture-perfect Deer Pond Farm. With plenty of space, huge lots, and common areas, this is a fitting site for a creative mixture of luxurious custom homes. Note the traditional designs with gorgeous windows framing each vista. 10 Echo Hills Just off Sellers Lane, the first phase of Echo Hills offers 10 secluded home sites of 0.87 acres or more. The development features 30 acres of open and wooded land, with a stream, bike path, and hiking trails along the former route of the historic Carnegie Railroad. Community water and natural gas are available. Buyers may choose their own builders. Building lots available.


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16 Marywood This wooded neighborhood, part of the Gray’s Woods planned community, is across the street from Gray’s Woods Elementary School. Built by S&A Homes, eight home models range from 2,007 to 2,696 square feet.

20 Park Forest Village

This development is a wooded enclave of just 20 estate-size homes, each featuring a wooded back yard and up to two acres of land. Floor plans include numerous amenities, such as upgraded kitchen cabinetry, oak stairs, hardwood floors, and nine-foot ceilings. Building lots available. This development grew prettily on slightly rolling meadowland toward the western point of Patton Township. It’s now home to large single-unit homes on sites of at least one acre. Home styles vary.

13 Graysdale Enjoy country living that’s within easy driving distance of Penn State in this Gray’s Woods neighborhood just off Route 322 and Interstate 99. A large community, it has a 14-acre park with ball fields and play area. 14 Homestead Farms This established

neighborhood of larger homes on large, wooded lots is tucked away off Circleville and Valley Vista roads, bordering Park Forest Village on one side and the ball fields of Homestead Park on the other.

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There is no substitution for experience, knowledge of the area and attention to detail. Being a native, Barb’s insight into the Centre County Community has allowed her to become an expert at putting together smooth, trouble free transactions for buyers and sellers.

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This small development off the Julian Pike includes large, distinctive homes on spacious sites. Most driveways lead from a single private road that extends from a large traffic circle.

17 Matternville This village is at the “Carson’s Corners” crossroads of Routes 322 and 550. Residences are mainly older frame homes. The old corner store has given way to a modern convenience store. Many large, new developments are nearby. 18 Oakwood

Near an Interstate 99 interchange off Waddle Road is a lovely neighborhood with tall trees, quiet streets, and homes of many styles, as well as Oakwood Park and Majorie Mae Park. Surrounding Oakwood are numerous new and older apartment and townhome communities, including Heritage Oaks, Remington Ridge, Heritage Village, Breezewood Forest, Sienna Woods, Village Square at Oakwood, The Prescot at Oakwood, and Westminster Court. New units available.

ty, Pantops offers secluded homes nestled within 43 acres of permanently preserved open space. This is a rural setting guaranteed to stay that way, with walk-about wildlife corridors, riparian habitat, meandering creek, and beautiful vistas. Building lots available. Designed in the 1950s, this huge subdivision includes about 1,400 households, plus an elementary school, middle school, swimming pool, and parks. In addition to single-family homes, townhome communities here (many built recently) include Amblewood, Amblewood Gardens, Benjamin Court, Galen Grove, Galen Oaks, Georgetown, Greenwood, Haverford Heights, Maplewood, Northridge, Penfield, Quail Ridge, Rambling Oaks, Sage Gardens, Stone Manor, and Yorktown.

21 Price’s Saw Mill Just north of Graysdale, this neighborhood of larger homes was designed to preserve the natural atmosphere, with undeveloped open land, walking trails, and underground utilities.

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Patton Township 29 Valley Vista Park Since around 1980, Valley Vista Park has offered a pleasing alternative to town-home living. These cozy, single-unit homes on small lots are charming and affordable. Instead of sidewalks in front, paths meander through the woods in back of the homes. 30 The Village at Penn State

Formed in partnership with Penn State, this one-of-a-kind community features Collegiate Station, Honors Crossing, Ivy Ridge, and Tradition Point single-family homes; Tradition Cove single-family condominiums; Mascot Cove multi-family condos; Homecoming Ridge townhomes; and Varsity Hollow duplex townhomes. Residents have access to amenities including community center and clubhouse, pool, fitness center, Bryce Jordan Center VIP seating, and PSU discounts. Building lots/ new units available.

The expansive Gray’s Woods planned community includes such neighborhoods as Brynwood, Deerbrook, Graysdale, and Marywood.

22 Ridgemont

This is basically a horseshoe-shaped development on Harvard Road, off U.S. 322 near I-99. Older ranch homes mix with newer two-story homes. The neighborhood shares a park with swings and a basketball court. Prices are lower to mid-range, with the bonus of a vista of neighboring mountain ridges.

23 Saddle Rock This prestigious development of larger homes on estate-size lots is set on rolling hills with panoramic vistas. Lot sizes range from two to 36 acres. The quality can be compared with Aspen Heights or Bear Meadows Village in Harris Township. The neighborhood is off Rte. 550 in the Buffalo Run Valley. 24 Spring Hollow Estates Near Pantops and Echo Hills, 16 acres of this picturesque farm have been divided into nine lots following rural preservation design standards.

25 Stablehill

Built in the late 1980s, these three-story townhomes with carports are convenient to North Atherton Street shopping and next door to Marjorie Mae Park.

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26 Timberton

Just off Rte. 550, this development features 20 single-unit residences on half-acre wooded parcels. Lawn care and snow removal are taken care of through a homeowners’ association fee, making living easy in this rural neighborhood with beautiful mountain vistas, near the new Bernel Road Park. Building lots available.

27 Toftrees

Toftrees was Pennsylvania’s first planned community, built primarily in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The community features a country club with an 18-hole golf course, plus a bed-and-breakfast, bars, restaurants, and hotel. It is convenient to the Mount Nittany Expressway and Penn State. Housing includes single-unit homes, townhomes, and apartments.

28 The Valley In this forested haven off Circleville Road, mature trees surround residences built in recent decades. The homes, many with natural wood siding, seem to blend into their woodsy landscapes.

31 Vista Woods This extension of Valley Vista Park feels off the beaten path but has easy access to Interstate 99. The development features affordable homes on small lots and includes a little playground. The newest section is Whisper Ridge. 32 Wildernest Built in the ’80s, Wildernest homes are sited on larger lots with rolling hills. Styles and exteriors have blended nicely, including some natural stone and wood. 33 Windtryst Village There are two great reasons to live here besides the cozy 16-home size of this rural development. If you do a lot of traveling, you’re just a hop from the University Park Airport. If you work at Penn State, you can sneak in the “back way” past Toftrees on Fox Hollow Road. 34 Wooded Hills

Thirty-two single-unit homes are planned for this new development near the bend where Fox Hollow Road becomes Fox Hill Road. The neighborhood is just down the road from University Park Airport. Building lots available.

35 Woodycrest This neighborhood is between Wal-Mart and The Colonnade plaza off North Atherton Street. It holds affordably priced homes, Wood’s Edge and Fredericksburg Court townhomes, and apartments, plus Woodycrest Park. n


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Homes in the Stonefield neighborhood share expansive views of the surrounding mountain ridges.

1 Aaronsburg Because of the site’s location near the geographic center of Pennsylvania, founder Aaron Levy laid out a wide central street here back in 1786, hoping Aaronsburg would be named the state capital. Of course, Harrisburg won that honor, but Aaronsburg still shows traces of its original stature. Many historic homes here have been restored, and the Federal-style Aaronsburg Inn attracts visitors looking to get away from it all. 2 Alirry Ridge Outside of Centre Hall off

Rte. 192, a handful of new larger homes grace the winding Dennis Alan Circle as it heads up a gentle rise. These homes sit on 10-plus-acre lots, with long driveways lined with young trees that promise shaded lanes in the future. Horses are permitted.

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3 Ashford Manor Away from the crowd, 5 Colyer In the 1960s, the Pennsylvania Fish this development, resting on the edge of Centre Hall, enjoys pastoral vistas and peaceful settings with a contemporary flair — all just 25 minutes from State College. Lots range from 0.35 to 0.91 acres, with public water and sewer connections. Buyers can choose their own builder, with homes measuring at least 1,800 square feet. Building lots available.

4 Centre Hall/Old Fort

Anyone looking for a quaint small town would do well to choose Centre Hall. The main street (Rte. 144) is lined with tall trees and old-fashioned homes with broad porches, set against the backdrop of Nittany Mountain, and Centre Hall Potter Elementary School is here. Another old-time treat is the annual Grange Fair, where families set up camp in the tent city for one week at the end of summer. Newer homes in a variety of styles are available on the outskirts of town, including Oakwood. Old Fort is at the crossroads of routes 144 and 45.

Commission dammed Sinking Creek to create Colyer Lake, which became popular for fishing and boating. A variety of homes have sprung up here to take advantage of this scenic Potter Township location, with some new, larger homes presenting lake views.

6 Country Club Park Just off Rte. 45 in

Potter Township, this affordable development offers neighborhood living out in the country. Most homes are smaller ranches and split-levels.

7 Egg Hill Estates Potter Township’s Egg Hill Estates lies off Rte. 144 and Upper Georges Valley Road. Six homes enjoy this location that offers privacy yet ease of transportation to State College or toward Harrisburg on U.S. Rte. 322. 8 Empire Mobile Home Park Atop Mt. Nittany above Centre Hall, this park offers mobile home living in a country setting.


19 Rud-Cor Trailer Park Just off Route 45 near a Grange Fairgrounds entrance, this mobile home park features rented lots with water and sewer included. 20 Scenic View

This new 10-home subdivision offers lots of 1.48 to 2 acres, priced from $44,900. Located along Heckman Cemetery Road, homes in this neighborhood will have private wells and septic systems. Building lots available.

21 Seven Mountains This mountainridge neighborhood is in Potter Township, close to the Mifflin County line. Both year-round and vacation homes here take advantage of the secluded location close to state forest land, with hunting and fishing nearby. In beautiful Brush Valley, Madisonburg features both historic and newer homes.

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22 Sinking Creek This new neighborhood will include 62 homes on generous lots of 1.3 to 1.5 acres. Homes are served by underground electric, telephone, and cable, plus on-site water and septic. Lots start at $49,900. Building lots available.

Rte. 192 are two streets of modest homes in this friendly community. These homes have a splendid view of the forested slopes of Nittany Mountain.

14 Millheim This pleasant borough’s name is German for “home of the mills.” A bubbling millrace remains from the 18thcentury mills, and the historic Millheim Hotel draws diners from miles around. The designated horse-and-buggy parking area is for the convenience of Amish neighbors. A variety of solidly built homes are here, from historic to late twentieth century, and a community swimming pool and Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Park are just outside town.

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15 Penns Manor This community offers 24 Stonefield Off Rte. 45 between Spring

Opposite Country Club Park atop a gentle slope are these large homes on estate-size lots offering views of Tussey Mountain ski resort and miles of rolling farmland.

10 Kreitzer Just outside of Centre Hall off

Head east on Lower Georges Valley Road, and you’ll come to the one-lane-bridge burg of Locust Grove. Several modest homes are situated here, plus a small development of larger new homes, mainly on wooded lots.

12 Madisonburg This is a quiet community along Rte. 192 in Brush Valley, founded in the 1770s by Col. Samuel Miles as an agricultural center and a stopping point for travelers. 13 Mensch Estates

This 15-lot subdivision near Millheim has 13 available lots, ranging from 0.28 to 0.51 acres with public water and sewer. The lots are level with underground utilities and paved roads. Choose your lot for $29,900 if your home is built by Brookside Homes or choose your own builder for a negotiated lot price. The neighborhood is close to new stores, banks, and entertainment. Building lots available.

23 Spring Mills The confluence of Sink-

ing Creek and Penns Creek attracted a sawmill and gristmill here in the late 1700s, followed a hundred years later by a railroad station that brought townspeople on vacation looking for fresh air. Today, the creeks are a favorite spot for fly-fishing, and several area bed-and-breakfasts attract visitors.

recently built duplex condominiums with clubhouse access, all convenient to the historic town of Centre Hall.

Mills and Old Fort is this new development of mid-sized homes on larger lots, set against a mountain backdrop.

16 Potters Mills A quaint general store is a mainstay for residents of this pleasant community, which is convenient to those who frequently travel on U.S. Rte. 322 toward Harrisburg.

25 Tusseyville This tiny rural village was also known as Churchville due to the three churches located here, off U.S. Rte. 322. Several large new homes grace the hilltop above Tusseyville.

17 Rearick This new subdivision is conve-

nient to Penns Valley Area High School and the new Penns Valley Elementary School. About 12 homes are in this neighborhood off Rte. 45 and Paradise Road.

18 Rebersburg Rich farmland and an accessible water supply encouraged settlement here in the 1800s by Germans from southeastern Pennsylvania. Today, Rte. 192 is lined on both sides with large older homes decorated with gingerbread trim on old-fashioned front porches, and Amish families keep old German customs alive. Miles Township Elementary School is here.

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On pleasant meadowland up the hill from tiny Tusseyville, large new homes are available on generous lots, with views of the mountains to either side. Livestock is permitted.

27 Woodward Tucked away at the base

of the Woodward Narrows where Bald Eagle State Forest begins, the tiny village of Woodward offers residents a home that feels like a vacation getaway. The village has historic and newer homes. Woodward Cave is nearby, and Woodward Camp’s extreme-sports program attracts visitors from around the world. n Town&Gown’s 2016-2017 Guide to Neighborhoods

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Guide to Advertisers Appraisals, Home Inspections Appraisal & Consulting Services...................................................................................61 Attractions, Events, Entertainment Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County...............................................................65 Centre Region Parks & Recreation..............................................................................33 Discovery Space.....................................................................................................................17 State Amusement...................................................................................................................11 Attorneys McQuaide Blasko...................................................................................................................23 Automotive Black Walnut Body Works....................................................................................................6 Banks, Financial Services/Mortgage BB&T Bank.................................................................................................................................23 Juniata Valley Bank...............................................................................................................27 Nestlerode & Loy.....................................................................................................................41 Northwest Savings Bank.......................................................................................................9 Penn State Federal Credit Union...................................................................................31 Reliance Bank...........................................................................................................................62 Vantage Investment Advisors, LLC...............................................................................25 Business Development & Industry CBICC........................................................................................................Inside Back Cover Construction, Development Services Berks Homes.............................................................................................................................58 Brookside Homes...................................................................................................................76 Calvin D Pierce.........................................................................................................................61 Hearthstone................................................................................................................................62 S&A Custom Built Homes.............................................................Inside Front Cover Dining Baby’s Burgers & Shakes..................................................................................................11 Education Our Lady of Victory................................................................................................................35 State College Area School District...............................................................................45 State College Friends School..........................................................................................35 Fitness East Coast Health & Fitness.............................................................................................75 Funeral Homes Koch Funeral Home..............................................................................................................57 Home Improvement Ace Hardware of State College......................................................................................29 Doug’s Rug Care....................................................................................................................39 Goodco............................................................................................................................................6 Esber Rugs.................................................................................................................................99 Hite Company...........................................................................................................................95 Miller Electric..............................................................................................................................76 Millheim Small Engine.........................................................................................................57 Moore, Andrew M. – Tree Surgeon..............................................................................21 Pete’s Used Furniture...............................................................................................................9 Shunk’s Kitchens Inc................................................................................................................8 Spectra Wood..............................................................................................................................6 Tubbies.........................................................................................................................19, 33, 37

Movers Hoy Transfer...............................................................................................................................62 Keystone Relocation, LLC..................................................................................................58 Park Centre Carriers-United Van Lines......................................................................37 Real Estate Associated Realty Property Management....................................................... 29, 37 Centre County Association of REALTORS®..............................................................2 Coldwell Banker University Realty................................................................................29 Continental Real Estate Management........................................................................19 Fine Line Homes.....................................................................................................................21 Gambone & Songer..............................................................................................................61 Home Edge Realty.................................................................................................................41 Keller Williams Advantage Realty....................................................................................3 Kissinger, Bigatel, & Brower............................................................... 1, 41, 58, 75, 69 Lions Gate Apartments........................................................................................................19 The Apartment Store/Keystone Real Estate............................................................17 REALTORS® Coldwell Banker University Realty........................................814-237-6543 Corman Home Sales & Property Management..............814-357-2371 Sieg, Melissa..............................................................................................................................51 Gambone & Songer......................................................................814-237-5384 Gambone, Chuck....................................................................................................................49 Keller Williams Advantage Realty..........................................814-272-3333 Langton, Bob.............................................................................................................................53 Smith, Nyssa..................................................................................................................... 23, 51 Spock, Lorraine........................................................................................................................52 Wood, Denise....................................................................................................................11, 52 Home Edge Realty Group.........................................................814-308-5308 Chiarkas, Henry........................................................................................................................48 Chiarkas, Jacqui......................................................................................................................49 Kissinger, Bigatel & Brower...................North Atherton: 814-238-8080 .............................................................................South Atherton: 814-234-4000 Alpert, Barbara..........................................................................................................................85 Bigatel, Mark..............................................................................................................................48 Brewer, Pat......................................................................................................................... 39, 48 Brower, Melissa............................................................................................................... 53, 48 Canova, Derek..........................................................................................................................48 Confer, Paul....................................................................................................................... 57, 49 Cromarty, Aimee.........................................................................................................................6 Glantz, Jennifer................................................................................................................ 73, 49 Gracie, Jan..................................................................................................................................49 Kingshipp, Lara........................................................................................................................50 Kowalski, Curt............................................................................................................................50 Piazza, Liz.....................................................................................................................................50 Richards, Beth...........................................................................................................................51 Rupert, Susan............................................................................................................................51 Schroeder, Lisa.........................................................................................................................51 The Beth Richards Group..................................................................................................95 Turley, Chris................................................................................................................................99 Walker, Larry...............................................................................................................................35 Williams, Ella..................................................................................................................... 85, 52 RE/MAX Centre Realty................................................................814-231-8200 Bennett, Mary Lou.......................................................................................................... 21, 48 Cali, Tom & Kline, Ellen........................................................................................................76 Hsi, Shirley...................................................................................................................................49 Lew, JoAnn......................................................................................................................... 65, 50 Macdonald, Lassie........................................................................................................... 4, 50 Martsolf Miller, Marcia...........................................................................................................50 Ring, Nancy..............................................................................................Back Cover, 8, 51

Insurance Frost & Conn Insurance......................................................................................................39 Walizer, John – State Farm Insurance........................................................................33

Retirement Calibre Residential Addison Court...............................................................................99 Traditions of America............................................................................................................81 Village Heights..........................................................................................................................98 Wynwood House PC.............................................................................................................97

Landscaping Moon Brothers Landscaping...........................................................................................75

Services Balfurd Inc...................................................................................................................................33

Medical Boalsburg Apothecary.........................................................................................................82 Geisinger......................................................................................................................................54 Healthsouth Nittany Valley Rehab Hospital.............................................................31 Mount Nittany Health................................................................................................................5 Restore Eye Care....................................................................................................................31 State College Family Medicine.......................................................................................31 State College Orthodontics...............................................................................................76 90

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Philipsburg-Osceola Area 9 Osceola Mills This small town straddles both the Centre/Clearfield county line and Moshanon Creek. Older, modest homes are affordably priced, with some dating to the days when mills still operated. The town is home to Osceola Mills Elementary School.

Philipsburg offers a wide variety of home styles.

1 Arctic Springs This new development of larger homes is perfect for anyone looking for both a brand-new home and a retreat-like setting. Arctic Springs lies off Rte. 504 next to state game lands, with homes taking advantage of a hilly, wooded setting. 2 Black Moshannon Located at the entrance to Black Moshannon State Park, homeowners in this area can hike, bike, or snowmobile right from their back doors. Both year-round homes and vacation homes are here. 3 Chestnut Ridge Estates

This new 50-home development sits off Route 322 in the Philipsburg-Osceola School District. Lots of 0.31 to 1 acre include all underground utilities and cable. Building lots available.

4 Curtis Park Established in 1921, this neighborhood centers around Curtis Street, a boulevard made scenic by a divider of mature trees running up the middle. The oldest homes are closest to Rte. 350, spreading up the hill toward Philipsburg-Osceola Senior High. These homes are primarily brick.

6 Laurel Hill Little more than half a dozen homes are spaced on large wooded lots around Laurel Hill Drive off Rte. 504. These beautiful homes are predominantly frame and log structures. The development lies at the edge of Moshannon State Forest, a few miles from Mid-State Airport. 7 Linnwood

Just off Rte. 350 in Rush Township, this expansive neighborhood will include about 140 homes when all five phases are complete. A variety of home styles — mainly in larger sizes — are scattered on wooded, good-sized lots. Homes are served by public water. Building lots available.

8 North Run Off Beaver Road, which runs along Black Moshannon Lake, is this neighborhood of 1.6- to 2.5-acre wooded parcels, convenient to the 3,394 acres of Black Moshannon State Park and the surrounding state forest.

Just south of Philipsburg off Route 350, this secluded neighborhood is close to Cold Stream and State Game Lands. Both vacation and year-round residences were built here in the 1950s.

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11 Philips Heights Basically consisting

of Scott and Pauline streets, this popular neighborhood is close to Philipsburg-Osceola Senior High. As the name suggests, Philips Heights sits atop a hill, with vistas toward the center of town and beyond.

12 Sandy Ridge This Rush Township town

surrounds the crossroads of routes 350 and 970. Varied smaller homes abound along the side streets, anchored by a market, auto dealership, and two small churches. Sandy Ridge history dates to the 1860s, when a brick works was established here.

13 South Philipsburg With streets extending from Rte. 350 in both directions, South Philipsburg is home to many people looking for a convenient location with small-town values. 14 Sunset Acres This U-shaped street of about 30 homes includes split-levels, ranches, and a few Cape Cods, all built several decades ago. The hilly site allows for nice vistas from porches and decks, while nearby Rte. 350 offers easy access to town and beyond. n

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10 Philipsburg Founded in 1797, Philipsburg tells its history through the many home styles that line its shaded streets. From stately 1800s homes to sturdy houses of the early 1900s to modern ranches, split-levels, and more, Philipsburg is appealing to a wide variety of residents. Cold Stream Dam Park is at the northeastern edge of town. Across Moshannon Creek is the neighboring borough of Chester Hill in Clearfield County.


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The Borough of State College is home to two residential historic districts — Holmes-Foster/Highlands and College Heights.

1 Amitie This 6-acre complex on Stratford Drive is close to the YMCA, Orchard Park, Welch Pool, and State College Area High School. Built in the mid-’70s, Amitie I and Amitie II are apartment-style condominiums offering natural gas heat, private patios/decks, on-site laundry, and a variety of floor plans.

2 College Heights The first homes here were

built in the late 1880s as the young college next door began to grow, and additional building spurts occurred in the 1920s and 1940s. Mature trees shade the homes here, which include colonial revival, Tudor revival, and bungalow/craftsman styles. North Atherton Street divides the area into West College Heights and East College Heights, which has more rental homes. Now a National Register Historic District, the neighborhood is also home to Radio Park Elementary School and Sunset Park, and the Penn State Arboretum borders the eastern edge. The area has a neighborhood association.

3 College Heights North This small new

development extends on a gently curving road from the tree-lined streets of College Heights, close to North Atherton Street, and includes single-unit homes and duplex homes. College Heights North is in both the borough and Ferguson Township.

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4 Downtown With a variety of floor plans, prices, and amenities, these high-rise properties offer an easy walk to restaurants, shopping, and the Penn State campus. Some offer 24-hour security and parking garages. A variety of floor plans, prices, and amenities are available at: Ambassador, Atherton House, Barcroft Condos, Beaver Plaza, Beaver Terrace, Hetzel Plaza, Midtown Square, Pepper Mill, Regency Square, The Towers, University Gateway, and University Towers.

7 Holmes-Foster One of the oldest in the borough and very proud of its heritage, HolmesFoster is part of the Holmes-Foster/Highlands National Register Historic District. The neighborhood is the namesake of the borough’s oldest park and is up the hill from Community Field’s ball fields and tennis courts. Homes range from small bungalows built to house a long-ago influx of Penn State students and faculty to larger, stately homes built by community leaders.

5 Greentree The area spreading out from State

8 Hunters Ridge These condominium-style homes are at the corner of Blue Course and Stratford drives. With the added enjoyment of a clubhouse and pool, this neighborhood provides a relaxing yet active way of life close to High Point Park.

College Area High School features single-unit homes in a variety of styles along shaded streets, including the smaller Shamrock Estates development. Aarus Townhomes are in the neighborhood as well. Orchard Park winds through the area to Welch Pool. Our Lady of Victory Church and school are here.

6 Highlands Making up half of the

Holmes-Foster/Highlands National Register Historic District, this well-established neighborhood is south of Penn State and the downtown business district. It is populated with a mix of residences, apartments, and impressive fraternity houses. Many professional offices and small shops share the cross-streets. The area includes historic mail-order houses as well as high-rise apartments. The Highlands has a neighborhood association and is close to Fairmount School, Friedman Parklet, Memorial Field, and Fairmount Park.

9 Nittany Hills Just off Branch Road, this neighborhood of larger homes looks over Slab Cabin Run and is adjacent to Centre Hills Country Club and golf course. 10 Penfield An attractive neighborhood perched on the hills between State College South and Centre Hills Country Club, this area of nice single-unit homes is accessible to Hills Plaza and South Atherton Street. Though convenient, it seems away from it all with shaded streets and pretty vistas.


11 South Hills This pretty neighborhood lies

to the south of South Atherton Street and north of the University Drive extension. It includes the area near South Hills and Lytle avenues where pioneering developer Al Hawbaker built about 80 modest homes. The borough annexed South Hills in 1946. Nittany Village Park and South Hills Park are here.

12 State College South In 1930, the borough annexed a large, V-shaped part of College Township, now forming much of the borough’s south area. Included was Manor Hills, a development of Eugene and Lucy Lederer that stretched from Garner Street to Centre Hills Country Club. Lederer Park, off University Drive, is named for the family. Another part of State College South is the Lytle Addition, annexed in 1932 and roughly bordered by Crestmont and Old Boalsburg roads, Cross Avenue, and Atherton Street. This pleasant residential area is now home to Hamilton Square shopping center and Easterly Parkway Elementary School. The area has a neighborhood association. Smithfield Park is here. 13 State College Southwest This area

is popular for apartment complexes such as Briarwood, Lion’s Gate, Imperial Towers, and The Retreat, all near Westerly Parkway Plaza, South Hills School of Business & Technology, and the State College YMCA. Also here are townhomes such as Maple Village, Roundhay Court, and Shamrock Townhomes, as well as a few single-unit homes.

14 Urban Village Most of the sturdy brick

homes north of West College Avenue have been converted into apartments and rooms for students. The area is home to the bus station, originally a Railway Express depot. The neighborhood is close to Penn State’s golf courses and west campus.

15 Vallamont Farmland for this neighborhood was purchased in 1955 from the Moses Thompson estate and the Centre Furnace lands. It was the first truly upscale development of architect-designed homes in the borough, developed by H.O. Smith & Sons. This neighborhood is close to Lederer Park, Walnut Springs Park, and Thompson Woods Preserve. A neighborhood association helps care for residents’ concerns. 16 Way Subdivision This area just north

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Independent living is housing targeted to people age 55+. Personal care homes offer support services if needed. Nursing homes offer nursing services 24 hours a day. All area codes are (814) unless noted. * = income restrictions apply. 1 Arnold Addison Court 120 E. Beaver Ave., State College, 16801.................................................................................................... 238-0400................................Independent* 2

Bellaire Court 729-763 Bellaire Ave., State College, 16801.............................................................................................. 234-7100................................Independent*

3 Brockerhoff House 105 S. Allegheny St., Bellefonte, 16823....................................................................................................... 355-6750................................Independent* 4 Centre Crest 502 E. Howard St., Bellefonte, 16823 .......................... www.centrecrest.org.......................................... 355-6777................................Nursing home 5 Crestside Terrace 602 E. Howard St., Bellefonte, 16823........................................................................................................... 355-6750................................Independent* 6 Eagle Valley Personal Care Home Inc. 420 Railroad St., Milesburg, 16853 ............................. www.eaglevalleypersonalcarehome.com...... 355-3417................................Personal care 7 Elmcroft 150 Farmstead Ln., State College, 16803 .................. www.elmcroft.com.............................................. 235-7675................................Personal care, dementia care 8 Fox Hill Senior Apartments Benner Pike, Bellefonte, 16823....................................................................................................................... 355-4090................................Independent* 9 Foxdale Village 500 E. Marylyn Ave., State College, 16801 ................ www.foxdalevillage.org..................................... 272-2146................................ Independent, personal care, nursing home 10 Governor’s Gate Apartments 405 Governor’s Park Rd., Bellefonte, 16823 .............................................................................................. 355-3682................................Independent* 11 Graystone Court Villas 100 Hawknest Way, Bellefonte 16823.......................... wwwgraystonecourt.com.................................. 353-3431................................Independent* 12 Greenhills Village 301 Farmstead Ln., State College, 16803................... www.greenhillsvillage.com............................... 234-9898................................Independent, personal care 13 The Hearthside 450 Waupelani Dr., State College, 16801..................... www.hearthsiderehabandnursing.com.......... 237-0630................................ Nursing home, dementia care

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Retirement/Leisure Living 14 Juniper Village at Brookline ....................................................................................................................................Independent, personal care, nursing home, 1900-1950 Cliffside Dr., State College, 16801 .......... www.junipercommunities.com........................ 238-3193.......................rehab service, hospice, memory care 15 Liberty Hill 102 Settlers Way, Boalsburg, 16827............................. www.traditionsofamerica.com......................... 466-9490........................ Active adult 55+ condo living Mt. Nittany Residences 16 301 Rolling Ridge Dr., State College, 16801................................................................................................ 234-1323....................... Independent* The Oaks at Pleasant Gap 17 200 Rachel Dr., Pleasant Gap, 16823 ......................................www.alsm.org....................................................................359-2782..............................Independent, personal care; * for Lutheran Commons Penns Manor 18 Manor Rd., Centre Hall, 16828..........................................................................................................contact your REALTORÂŽ.......... Independent Philipsburg Tower 19 300 N. Second St., Philipsburg, 16866......................................................................................................... 342-6802....................... Independent* Salem Hill Haven 20 424 Heckman Cemetery Rd., Spring Mills, 16875..................................................................................... 422-8435....................... Personal care Stonebridge Senior Apartments 21 Bristol Avenue, State College, 16801........................................................................................................... 237-1004....................... Independent* The Village at Penn State 22 260 Lions Hill Road, State College, 16803...................... www.villageatpennstate.com........................... 238-1949...................... Independent, personal care, nursing home Village Heights 23 305 Village Heights Dr., State College, 16801................. www.villageheightspa.com............................... 231-5507....................... Active adult 55+ condo living Windy Hill Village 24 100 Dogwood Dr., Philipsburg, 16866 ....................www.windyhillvillage.org.................................. 364-8400....................... Independent, personal care, nursing home Wynwood House at Penns Valley 25 122 Wynwood Dr., Centre Hall, 16828......................... www.wynwoodhouse.us................................... 364-9770....................... Personal care

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1 Airport Commerce Park Contact your REALTOR® Benner Township

210 acres; lots from 1.87 to 8.41 acres; public water and sewer

2 Benner Commerce Park Benner Township

217 acres; shovel-ready lots of 5 to 15 acres; Keystone Opportunity Zone

Scott Yocum, RE/MAX Centre Realty, 231-8200

3 Boalsburg Technology Park Contact your REALTOR® Harris Township

Office, R&D, and light industrial space for lease, build-to-suit, or land purchase

4 Bristol Corporate Center Ferguson Township

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Office buildings off Route 26 near Route 45

5 CATO Park Ferguson Township

Tom Songer, Gambone, Songer & Associates Realty, 231-2800, for rentals; contact your REALTOR® to purchase

Established park; home to more than 35 businesses

6 Dale Summit Commercial Park College Township

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Office, retail, and light industrial space

7 Edwards Park Ferguson Township

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Near Science Park, close to Route 26

8 Herbert R. Imbt Industrial Park Contact your REALTOR® Ferguson Township

New park surrounding the headquarters of Minitab Inc.

9 Innovation Park at Penn State Dan Leri, director, 865-5925 College Township

118 acres; mixed-use park with business incubator, hotel/conference center, child care

10 Moshannon Valley Regional Business Park Moshannon Valley Economic Development Rush Township Partnership, 342-2260

Keystone Opportunity Zone; about 1 mile east of Philipsburg and 9 miles from I-80

11 Patton Forest Corporate Park Contact your REALTOR® Patton Township

Office space at the Valley Vista exit of I-99

12 Penn Eagle Industrial Park Benner and Spring townships

Variety of shovel-ready lots within half a mile of the Bellefonte exit of I-99

Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County, Jennifer Myers or Mary Resides, 234-1829

13 Scenery Park Contact your REALTOR® College Township

Multi- and single-tenant buildings, many featuring medical offices

14 Science Park Contact your REALTOR® Ferguson Township

Off Route 26; home to numerous scientific and research companies

15 Summit Park College Township

Redevelopment of the former Corning Asahi plant; retail, office and industrial space

Regina Bowers, GOH Inc., 272-0353

16 Titan Energy Park 278-7544 Spring Township 17 Windmere Park Contact your REALTOR® College Township

Above Centre Hills Country Club golf course and Hills Plaza; multiple office buildings

18 Woskob Industrial Park A.W. & Sons, 237-0363 College Township

Numerous buildings for office, warehouse, and light industrial operations

Redevelopment of the Titan Energy plant; office and industrial space to 500,000 sq. ft. Keystone Opportunity Zone

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Colyer ...............................................................................Penns Valley Area...........................88 Confer Development....................................................Bald Eagle Area.............................56 Continental Courts ...............................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................64 Corl Acres ....................................................................Ferguson Township..........................72 Country Club Park .....................................................Penns Valley Area...........................88 Country Cove .........................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................64 Country Place .................................................................Harris Township.............................80 Coventry Place .............................................................. Patton Township.............................84 Coyne ................................................................................ Patton Township.............................84 Crestside Terrace ...............................................Retirement/Leisure Living...................97 Crestview Acres ....................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................64 Curtin & Linn Streets................................................ Bellefonte Borough..........................60 Curtis Park ............................................................ Philipsburg-Osceola Area...................92 Dalevue/Dalevue East ..............................................College Township............................68 Deerbrook ....................................................................... Patton Township.............................84 Deerhaven.................................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................64 Downtown Bellefonte .............................................. Bellefonte Borough..........................60 Downtown State College ...................................State College Borough......................94 Eagle Creek......................................................................Bald Eagle Area.............................56 Eagle Valley Personal Care Home .............Retirement/Leisure Living...................97 East End ........................................................................ Bellefonte Borough..........................60 Echo Hills ......................................................................... Patton Township.............................84 Egg Hill Estates ............................................................Penns Valley Area...........................88 Elksview .............................................................................Harris Township.............................80 Elmcroft ...................................................................Retirement/Leisure Living...................97 Empire Mobile Home Park ....................................Penns Valley Area...........................88 English Meadows .....................................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Everhart Village ............................................................College Township............................69 Fairbrook ......................................................................Ferguson Township..........................72 Fairfield ..............................................................................Harris Township.............................80 Ferne Hollow................................................................... Patton Township.............................85 Fieldstone .......................................................................College Township............................69 First Avenue ...................................................................College Township............................69 Foothills .....................................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................64 Forest Edge .................................................................Ferguson Township..........................72 Forest Heights ........................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................64 Fox Hill Senior Apartments ............................Retirement/Leisure Living...................97 Fox Ridge .................................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................64 Foxboro .........................................................................Halfmoon Township.........................78 Foxdale Village .....................................................Retirement/Leisure Living...................97 Foxpointe ......................................................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Fredericksburg Court ................................................ Patton Township.............................86 Galen Grove ................................................................... Patton Township.............................85 Galen Oaks ..................................................................... Patton Township.............................85 Gates, The ........................................................................Harris Township.............................80 Gatesburg ....................................................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Georgetown ................................................................... Patton Township.............................85 Glass City .............................................................. Philipsburg-Osceola Area...................92 Glen Acres ...............................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................64 Glenview ........................................................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Good Hope Farms ...................................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Governor’s Gate Apartments ........................Retirement/Leisure Living...................97 Grahampton ................................................................Halfmoon Township.........................78 Gray’s Woods ................................................................ Patton Township.............................84 Graycairn ......................................................................... Patton Township.............................85 Graysdale ........................................................................ Patton Township.............................85 Graystown Court Villas ....................................Retirement/Leisure Living...................97 Greenbriar ....................................................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Greenhills Village ................................................Retirement/Leisure Living...................97 GreenLeaf Manor .....................................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Greentree ..................................................................State College Borough......................94 Greenwich Hill ............................................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Greenwood ..................................................................... Patton Township.............................85 Grey Stone ...................................................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Grove Park ...............................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................64


Gummo Subdivision ...............................................Halfmoon Township.........................78 Halfmoon Hill ............................................................... Bellefonte Borough..........................60 Halfmoon Hill ...........................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................64 Hamlet ..............................................................................College Township............................68 Hampton Hills .........................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................64 Harris Acres ..................................................................College Township............................69 Harris Acres ....................................................................Harris Township.............................80 Haverford Heights ....................................................... Patton Township.............................85 Haymarket ....................................................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Hearthside, The ...................................................Retirement/Leisure Living...................97 Heritage Oaks ............................................................... Patton Township.............................85 Heritage Village ............................................................. Patton Township.............................85 Hetzel Plaza ..............................................................State College Borough......................94 Hidden Lake Estates ................................................Penns Valley Area...........................89 Highlands ..................................................................State College Borough......................94 Hill, The ..............................................................................Harris Township.............................80 Hillside Farm Estates ..............................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Hillside.................................................................................Bald Eagle Area.............................56 Holmes-Foster ........................................................State College Borough......................94 Homecoming Ridge ................................................... Patton Township.............................86 Homestead Farms ...................................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Homestead Farms ...................................................... Patton Township.............................85 Honors Crossing ......................................................... Patton Township.............................86 Houserville .....................................................................College Township............................69 Howard...............................................................................Bald Eagle Area.............................56 Hublersburg ............................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................64 Hunter’s Chase ..........................................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Hunters Ridge .........................................................State College Borough......................94 Huntridge Manor ..........................................................Harris Township.............................80 Independence Place ................................................College Township............................69 Ivy Ridge ........................................................................... Patton Township.............................86 Jacksonville .............................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................64 Julian....................................................................................Bald Eagle Area.............................56 Juniper Village at Brookline............................Retirement/Leisure Living...................98 Kaywood I & II .................................................................Harris Township.............................80 Kensington Ridge ........................................................ Patton Township.............................85 Klinger Heights ............................................................College Township............................69 Krape ..........................................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................66 Kreitzer .............................................................................Penns Valley Area...........................89 Landings, The .............................................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Laurel Hill ............................................................... Philipsburg-Osceola Area...................92 Laurel Hills .......................................................................Harris Township.............................80 Laurel Meadow ..............................................................Harris Township.............................82 Lemont .............................................................................College Township............................69 Lexington Place .........................................................Ferguson Township..........................74 Liberty Hill .........................................................................Harris Township.............................82 Liberty Hill ...............................................................Retirement/Leisure Living...................98 Linden Hall .......................................................................Harris Township.............................82 Linnwood ............................................................... Philipsburg-Osceola Area...................92 Lion’s Park ...................................................................Ferguson Township..........................72 Locust Grove ................................................................Penns Valley Area...........................89 Loveville .........................................................................Halfmoon Township.........................78 Lyons Pointe ...............................................................Ferguson Township..........................74 Lytle Addition ...........................................................State College Borough......................95 Madisonburg ................................................................Penns Valley Area...........................89 Manor Hills ................................................................State College Borough......................95 Maple Village ...........................................................State College Borough......................95 Maplewood ..................................................................... Patton Township.............................85 Marengo ........................................................................Ferguson Township..........................74 Marywood ....................................................................... Patton Township.............................85 Mascot Cove .................................................................. Patton Township.............................86 Matternville ...................................................................... Patton Township.............................85 McAllister ...................................................................... Bellefonte Borough..........................61 Meadow Estates.....................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................65 Meadows, The ...........................................................Ferguson Township..........................74 Mensch Estates ...........................................................Penns Valley Area...........................89 Mews, The ................................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................64 Midtown Square ....................................................State College Borough......................94 Milesburg...........................................................................Bald Eagle Area.............................56 Millbrook .........................................................................College Township............................69 Millheim ...........................................................................Penns Valley Area...........................89

Mingoville ..................................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................65 Moshannon......................................................................Bald Eagle Area.............................56 Mount Nittany Terrace ..............................................College Township............................70 Mt. Nittany Residences ....................................Retirement/Leisure Living...................98 Nittany ........................................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................65 Nittany Farm ............................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................65 Nittany Grove ..................................................................Harris Township.............................82 Nittany Highlands .......................................................College Township............................70 Nittany Hills ...............................................................State College Borough......................94 Nittany Orchard ...........................................................College Township............................70 Nittany Terrace .......................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................65 Nittany View Meadow ...............................................College Township............................70 Nittany Vista .............................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................65 North End ..................................................................... Bellefonte Borough..........................61 North Run .............................................................. Philipsburg-Osceola Area...................92 Northridge ....................................................................... Patton Township.............................85 Oak Grove ......................................................................College Township............................70 Oak Hall ...........................................................................College Township............................70 Oak Leaf ........................................................................Halfmoon Township.........................78 Oak Pointe .....................................................................College Township............................70 Oaks at Pleasant Gap, The ............................Retirement/Leisure Living...................98 Oakwood ......................................................................... Patton Township.............................85 Oakwood ........................................................................Penns Valley Area...........................88 OpeQuon Hill ..........................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................65 Orchard Creek ...........................................................Halfmoon Township.........................78 Orchard Manor ..........................................................Halfmoon Township.........................78 Orchards, The ............................................................Ferguson Township..........................74 Osceola Mills ....................................................... Philipsburg-Osceola Area...................92 Overlook Heights ......................................................Ferguson Township..........................74 Panorama Village .......................................................College Township............................70 Panorama Village .........................................................Harris Township.............................82 Pantops ............................................................................ Patton Township.............................85 Paradise Hills ..........................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................65 Park Forest Village ...................................................... Patton Township.............................85 Park Hills .......................................................................Ferguson Township..........................74 Parkview Heights ...................................................... Bellefonte Borough..........................61 Parkview Heights Estates ..................................... Bellefonte Borough..........................61 Penfield ............................................................................. Patton Township.............................85 Penfield .......................................................................State College Borough......................94 Penn Hills ........................................................................College Township............................70 Penn Hills Townhomes ............................................College Township............................70 Penns Manor ................................................................Penns Valley Area...........................89 Penns Manor ........................................................Retirement/Leisure Living...................98 Pepper Mill ................................................................State College Borough......................94 Philips Heights .................................................... Philipsburg-Osceola Area...................92 Philipsburg ............................................................ Philipsburg-Osceola Area...................92 Philipsburg Tower ...............................................Retirement/Leisure Living...................98 Pine Glen............................................................................Bald Eagle Area.............................56 Pine Grove Mills .........................................................Ferguson Township..........................74 Pine Hall ........................................................................Ferguson Township..........................74 Piney Ridge .................................................................Ferguson Township..........................74 Pleasant Gap ..........................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................65 Pleasant Hills ...........................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................65 Pleasant Hills Apartments ................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................65 Port Matilda.......................................................................Bald Eagle Area.............................57 Potters Mills ...................................................................Penns Valley Area...........................89 Prescot at Oakwood, The ........................................ Patton Township.............................85 Price’s Saw Mill ............................................................ Patton Township.............................85 Purdue Mountain/Valley View ........................Greater Bellefonte Area......................65 Quail Hollow ................................................................Halfmoon Township.........................78 Quail Ridge ..................................................................... Patton Township.............................85 Rainbow Village ......................................................... Bellefonte Borough..........................61 Raleigh Place ..............................................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Ramblewood I & II .....................................................Ferguson Township..........................74 Rambling Oaks ............................................................. Patton Township.............................85 Rearick .............................................................................Penns Valley Area...........................89 Rebersburg ...................................................................Penns Valley Area...........................89 Regency Square ...................................................State College Borough......................94 Remington Ridge ......................................................... Patton Township.............................85 Ridgefield Terrace ....................................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Ridgemont ....................................................................... Patton Township.............................86 Town&Gown’s 2016-2017 Guide to Neighborhoods

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Ridgeway ........................................................................College Township............................70 Robinwood................................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................65 Rockey Ridge .................................................................Harris Township.............................82 Rosewood Cove ...................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................66 Roundhay Court ....................................................State College Borough......................95 Rud-Cor Trailer Park .................................................Penns Valley Area...........................89 Saddle Rock .................................................................. Patton Township.............................86 Sage Gardens .............................................................. Patton Township.............................85 Salem Hill Haven ................................................Retirement/Leisure Living...................98 Sandy Ridge ........................................................ Philipsburg-Osceola Area...................92 Sawmill Acres .............................................................Halfmoon Township.........................78 Saybrook ......................................................................Ferguson Township..........................74 Scenic View ..................................................................Penns Valley Area...........................89 Sedona Hills ................................................................Halfmoon Township.........................78 Seven Mountains .......................................................Penns Valley Area...........................89 Shamrock Estates ................................................State College Borough......................94 Shamrock Townhomes ......................................State College Borough......................95 Sheller’s Cove ............................................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Shingletown ....................................................................Harris Township.............................82 Sienna Woods .............................................................. Patton Township.............................85 Sinking Creek ...............................................................Penns Valley Area...........................89 Sir Raleigh Place ......................................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Skyview Terrace ....................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................64 Smith Development .................................................Halfmoon Township.........................78 Smith/Hughes ............................................................Halfmoon Township.........................78 Smoke Rise .............................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................66 Snow Shoe.......................................................................Bald Eagle Area.............................57 Somerset ......................................................................Ferguson Township..........................74 South Hills..................................................................State College Borough......................95 South Philipsburg .............................................. Philipsburg-Osceola Area...................92 South Thomas Street ............................................. Bellefonte Borough..........................61 Spring Creek Estates ...............................................College Township............................70 Spring Gardens ....................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................66 Spring Hollow Estates ............................................... Patton Township.............................86 Spring Lea Acres .......................................................College Township............................70 Spring Mills ....................................................................Penns Valley Area...........................89 Springfield ................................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................66 Springfield Commons ................................................Harris Township.............................82 St. Ives...............................................................................College Township............................68 Stablehill ........................................................................... Patton Township.............................86 State College South .............................................State College Borough......................95 State College Southwest ...................................State College Borough......................95 Stearns Crossing ........................................................College Township............................70 Steeplechase .........................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................66 Stone Manor .................................................................. Patton Township.............................85 Stonebridge ................................................................Ferguson Township..........................74 Stonebridge Senior Apartments .................Retirement/Leisure Living...................98 Stonefield ........................................................................Penns Valley Area...........................89 Stonehenge .............................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................66 Stony Pointe ............................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................66 Stormstown .................................................................Halfmoon Township.........................78 Summit at Shiloh, The ..............................................College Township............................70 Sunset Acres ....................................................... Philipsburg-Osceola Area...................92 Tanglewood .................................................................Ferguson Township..........................75 Teaberry Ridge ..........................................................Ferguson Township..........................75 Thistlewood .................................................................Ferguson Township..........................75 Thompson Woods .....................................................College Township............................70 Thoroughbred Crossing .......................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Timberton ........................................................................ Patton Township.............................86 Toftrees ............................................................................. Patton Township.............................86 Towers, The ..............................................................State College Borough......................94 Townhomes at Independence .............................College Township............................69 Tradition Cove ............................................................... Patton Township.............................86 Tradition Point ................................................................ Patton Township.............................86 Trotter Farm .................................................................Halfmoon Township.........................78 Turnberry ......................................................................Ferguson Township..........................75 Tusseyview Estates ....................................................College Township............................70 Tusseyville ......................................................................Penns Valley Area...........................89 Tusseyville Summit ....................................................Penns Valley Area...........................89 Unionville............................................................................Bald Eagle Area.............................57 University Gateway ...............................................State College Borough......................94 104

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University Towers ...................................................State College Borough......................94 Urban Village ...........................................................State College Borough......................95 Vallamont ...................................................................State College Borough......................95 Valley Vista Park ........................................................... Patton Township.............................86 Valley, The ....................................................................Ferguson Township..........................75 Valley, The ....................................................................... Patton Township.............................86 Varsity Hollow ................................................................ Patton Township.............................86 Village at Canterbury ................................................College Township............................68 Village at Penn State, The ....................................... Patton Township.............................86 Village at Penn State, The ..............................Retirement/Leisure Living...................98 Village Heights .............................................................College Township............................70 Village Heights .....................................................Retirement/Leisure Living...................98 Village of Nittany Glen, The...............................Greater Bellefonte Area......................66 Village Square at Oakwood ................................... Patton Township.............................85 Vista Woods ................................................................... Patton Township.............................86 Walker Meadows ..................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................66 Walnut Grove Estates .........................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................66 Walnut Ridge ..........................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................66 Washington Place ....................................................Ferguson Township..........................73 Way Subdivision ....................................................State College Borough......................95 Weaver Hill ...............................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................66 Wellington Greene .....................................................College Township............................70 Westfield ........................................................................Ferguson Township..........................75 Westminster Court ...................................................... Patton Township.............................85 Westway Gardens ....................................................Ferguson Township..........................75 Whisper Ridge .............................................................. Patton Township.............................86 White Hall Commons ................................................College Township............................70 Wild Cherry Acres ................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................66 Wildernest ....................................................................... Patton Township.............................86 Willowbend ..............................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................66 Willowbrook .....................................................................Harris Township.............................82 Wiltree Condominiums ............................................College Township............................70 Windmere .......................................................................College Township............................70 Windtryst Village .......................................................... Patton Township.............................86 Windy Hill Village ................................................Retirement/Leisure Living...................98 Wingate...............................................................................Bald Eagle Area.............................57 Wood’s Edge ................................................................. Patton Township.............................86 Wooded Hills .................................................................. Patton Township.............................86 Woods at Sand Ridge ........................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................66 Woodward ......................................................................Penns Valley Area...........................89 Woodycrest .................................................................... Patton Township.............................86 Wynwood House at Nittany Valley .............Retirement/Leisure Living...................98 Wynwood House at Penns Valley ..............Retirement/Leisure Living...................98 Yorktown .......................................................................... Patton Township.............................85 Zion ..............................................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................66 Zion Ridgecrest .....................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................66 Zionview Vista .........................................................Greater Bellefonte Area......................66


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