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Last week at this time, I hadn’t been to a baseball game since a boyfriend took me to see the Phillies in the ’70s. I forgot how much fun it is! In fact, my night at the Spikes game was more memorable than the big leagues, for a few good reasons. The Phillies game was bigger than life, a spectacle of big-city proportions. I didn’t know a soul except Ray and his sister. The Spikes playing at Medlar Field was a hometown, all-American, apple-pie kind of experience – much safer, more intimate, and full of old neighbors and new friends. Medlar Field really impressed me with its bright new gadgets, big screens, and comforts. Easy in, easy out, not a bad seat in the house. Great food, plenty of giveaways, fun stuff for the kids, never a dull moment. I confess to having thought baseball was boring, lasting a few innings too long. Not any more. Maybe it’s that way on TV, but not in person. The people-watching alone was worth the trip. Having my teenage niece, Abigail, with me made a big difference, too. Seeing it through her eyes, having her picture taken with Ike the Spike, explaining Nookie Monster to me, sharing fresh-squeezed lemonade and cheese fries. You’re never too old to feel like a kid again. Thank you, Spikes guys, for inviting us to host Gazette Night at the game last Friday. If you’d like to go, games are scheduled through September 2. There are more traditional central PA experiences before football and back-to- school take over. In this issue, we’ve focused on the children’s educational and fun events at Ag Progress Days. It’s not just tractors, farm animals, and green energy exhibits – though that’s a big attraction – it’s also packed with kids’ activities, 4-H, animals, games, rides, and experiences that could ignite a spark in future farmers. Next week is the Bellefonte Arts & Crafts Fair. We’ve put the schedule of events in this issue, and will include more information in August 19, the day the event begins. This issue, Sam Stitzer explores the Penns Valley tradition of community yard sales and a country carnival. Karen Dabney is the author of the first of many Hometown Success Stories, this one featuring a county couple who took late-life unemployment as an inspiration to open an award-winning winery. We also debut new columnist, author, and public speaker Tammy Miller, who will contribute a From the Heart column. Pets became an accidental theme this issue, with articles and events pouring in from the SPCA, Pets Come First, PAWS, and our own Practical Pet column by Toni Duchi. Find out how you can adopt a cat at Petco this weekend, adopt a dog from Pets Come First, donate feline food to the SPCA, attend a spay-neuter clinic held by PAWS, and determine the value of carbs in your dogs’ food. Tuesday there will be a chefs’ competition at the Boalsburg Farmers Market, The Odd Couple and Into the Woods is playing this weekend at Millbrook and the Boal Barn, experience Bellefonte Journey, a roaming theatre production, and check out free outdoor concerts in Lemont, Bellefonte, State College, Pennsylvania Furnace, and Milesburg. The nation’s oldest, and last remaining, fair encampment will take center stage in a few weeks. In the next two issues, we’ll feature the Grange Fair – what’s old, what’s new, and why you should take in this remarkable, old-fashioned county fair experience. Discover something fun in our own backyard this weekend. You’d be surprised how good this troubled world can look after reminding yourself that it’s the little things that count.

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As we reported in the June 3 issue of The Gazette, the Julian Union Cemetery Association is charged with caring for that old burial ground. However, the association was formed long before 2005. Wayne Richards, now vice president of the association, comes from a long line of neighbors who have cared for this historic cemetery. The land was acquired for the cemetery in 1924 and 1945. The first piece cost just $40. The association was formed in 1950, with the first officers being CM Myers, president; Nora Breon, treasurer; and Nell Green, secretary. In 1968, they started forming a plan for perpetual care, which was finalized in March of 1970. Patricia (Myers) Harpster was one of the more recent volunteers. She’s cared for the cemetery since 1981. The first president, CM Myers was her grandfather. Her father Edward “EP” Myers preceded her in helping out. Like Mrs. Myers, Wayne is following a family tradition of service. His uncle, Smith Richards, volunteered in the same era as EP Myers. Surely many more unsung heroes will follow them in caring for the final resting places of their beloved ancestors, friends, and neighbors. The association is always happy to receive contributions and welcomes new volunteers.

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BELLEFONTE – First National Bank of Pennsylvania, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), announced the recent promotion of Kerry T. O’Hara to Assistant Vice President, Business Development Officer. O’Hara will be responsible for generating, developing and maintaining a small business loan portfolio in Centre and Clinton counties. He will report to Paul Puleo, senior vice president, Small Business Banking.

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The Mid-State in reading, writing, Literacy Council last math, language, and week named Amy computer skills.” Wilson as its executive Ms. Wilson assumes director. Ms. Wilson leadership of the has worked with the council at a chalcouncil for the past lenging time, as state year as the director of budget cuts have Workforce and ESL forced many not(English as a Second for-profit agencies to Language) programs. seek new and creative She has also served as means of generating a workforce consultant revenue. The counAmy Wilson and literacy specialist cil’s corps of trained for a variety of public volunteers provides institutions and private industries. In private tutoring to adults, tailoring addition, she has extensive experience the instruction to the individuals’ as an administrator, teacher, and adult needs and learning styles. The council education trainer. also offers ESL instruction to non “Our vision is to provide progres- English speaking residents of Central sive education for adults to allow them Pennsylvania. to accomplish their family goals and Ms. Wilson replaces Monica work goals,” Ms. Wilson said. “With Matthews who stepped down in May donations from our community and after leading the council for more than volunteer support, we offer instruction two decades.

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By Toni Duchi

Sorting Out the Facts about Carbs Those of you who follow my columns know that I feed my dogs a high protein, low-carb diet. Dogs don’t need a lot of carbs in their diet, and most low-quality dog kibble contains very high levels of low-quality carbs. But dogs do need some carbs – they provide quick energy and perform other essential duties in the body. But there are lots of misconceptions about carbohydrates and I get lots of questions about them. Let’s sort out some fact from fiction.

Myth 1: Dogs can’t digest grains unless they are processed. Fact: Decades of well-documented research have proven that dogs digest grains and carbohydrates quite well. Even though dogs lack salivary amylase, they tend not to chew their food; they’re gulpers, and don’t benefit from an oral digestive enzyme. Dogs, like humans, manufacture potent pancreatic amalyse and other enzymes to digest carbs, with most digestion occurring in the upper GI tract. There’s also a belief that a dog’s stomach is acidic and that dogs retain food in their stomachs longer than people, so a meat based diet is more appropriate. In fact, the pH range of the dog’s stomach is quite similar to that of humans – it ranges from 1.08 to 5.5 in dogs and in humans, it is from 1.0 to 4.0. The main difference is that the dog is actually more alkaline sometimes. Dogs can’t digest cellulose, a single structural carb used by plants to make stalks, seeds, and vegetables, but neither can humans (only some herbivores can). This is why to derive the most benefit from grains and vegetables, we should cook or finely grind them first.

Myth 2: Feeding carbs stresses the pancreas. Fact: The job of the pancreas is to produce enzymes to digest fats, proteins and starches. During pancreatic inflammation (pancreatitis), those enzymes are released and cause inflammation and damage to the pancreas and surrounding organs and tissues. To suppress production of the enzymes, vets suggest that you reduce the fat in the dog’s diet and feed high carbs.

Myth 3: Grains cause allergies. Fact: Dogs can become allergic to certain foods if they have the genetic predisposition to develop food allergies. It has been found that dogs are most commonly allergic to beef, dairy, wheat, egg, chicken, lamb, soy, pork, rabbit, and fish. There have been reports of higher allergies to corn, but this may be because lots of kibbles have a lot of corn fillers now, more than ever before. In fact though, grains do not constitute the majority of allergy offenders. Few dog food labels list the food’s carbohydrate content. If it’s not there and you really want to know what it is, you can try calling the pet food manufacturer and asking for the food’s “caloric distribution.” This will tell you the percentage of the calories in the food that are from protein, its fat sources, and its carbohydrates. Don’t be surprised if the company won’t give you the information, though. They are not required to do so. To roughly calculate the percentage of carbs in a food, look at the guaranteed analysis on the label and subtract the protein, fat, moisture, and ash content form 100 percent. The remainder is an approximate percentage of carbs in the kibble, including crude fiber. The maximum amount of crude fiber – the portion of the food’s fiber that has no nutritional value – is required on the label. A relatively high crude-fiber percentage might signal low-quality fiber sources (fillers), or indicate an attempt at low-calorie fiber. There is no reason to avoid carbs unless your dog has a specific issue that requires a low-carb diet. The best diet varies with each individual. Read labels, understand what you’re feeding, and feed the highest quality food you can afford. Pay attention to your dog’s overall condition and let that be your determining factor. Toni Duchi is a member of the board of directors of Nittany Greyhounds, and author of “The Practical Hound: Better Choices for a Healthier Dog.” If you have specific questions for her, or about greyhound adoption, visit their website at, or e-mail her at

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Chefs’ Competition at Boalsburg Farmers Market By James Eisenstein

Local chefs will prepare two dishes with ingredients obtained from vendors at the Boalsburg Farmers Market as they compete for the “Golden Basket Award.” The competition will be Tuesday, August 16 beginning at 2:30 p.m. at the market on the Pennsylvania Military Museum grounds. Chefs will display dishes prepared at the restaurant, bring samples for the public to taste, or prepare them at the market for sampling. They will also hand out free copies of their recipes. The “Golden Basket Award” will be presented to the chef who prepares the best dishes as determined by our panel of judges – Patty Satalia from WPSU TV, State College Mayor Elizabeth Goreham, Emily Wiley of WPSU’s Local Food Journey, and well-known Italian Chef Grace Pilato The competition

will highlight the variety of fresh, locally produced ingredients available at the market and demonstrate what dishes can be made from them. According to Market Co-Manager Tony Sapia, “This will be a great opportunity to acquaint the public with the market, to show how local chefs use locally produced ingredients to make fantastic dishes, and to introduce area chefs to our market.” Music will be provided by Moondog and Sam, and all of the products regularly for sale at the market will be available. The market is open every Tuesday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Military Museum on Business Route 322 in Boalsburg, the site of the People’s Choice Arts Festival, with ample and convenient free parking available.

PAWS Hosts Community Spay/Neuter Clinic

Low-income pet owners eligible for reduced-cost spay or neuter Contributed by PAWS Did you know that just one unspayed female cat and her offspring can produce more than 470,000 cats in just seven years? An unspayed female dog and her offspring can produce 67,000 dogs in that same period of time. That’s what makes controlling the Centre County dog/cat population so important! Please help us publicize this event. Centre County PAWS makes it easier than ever for low-income pet owners to get their dogs and cats spayed or neutered. Dr. John Griffiths of Metzger Animal Hospital and Dr. Mary Ellen Sayre will contribute their services during our community spay and neuter clinic. “So far this year, PAWS has helped Centre County pet owners alter 335 cats and dogs and we look forward adding to those numbers,” says Shelter Supervisor, Lisa Bahr. PAWS is holding its community spay/ neuter clinic Saturday morning, August 13 at

Centre County PAWS on 1401 Trout Road, State College. Centre County residents who work fulltime or meet income guidelines are eligible to register up to two of their pets for this clinic. The cost is $30 for male cats, $40 for female cats and $40 for male dogs. All animals will be vaccinated for rabies unless a current rabies certificate  is provided to PAWS.  Distemper vaccines are available for $5. Feral cats and female dogs are not eligible for this clinic; however, owners of female dogs may apply for the PAWS Spay/Neuter Assistance Program at cfm.  Pre-registration is required and residency and income restrictions apply. Proof of low income status is needed. To register a pet for the spay/neuter clinic call (814) 237-8722, ext. 5 or register on-line at www.

How You Can Help Donations Needed for SNAP Centre County PAWS is asking for community support to help them reach their goal of raising $15,000 for their Spay Neuter Assistance Program(SNAP) so they can meet the growing need in the Centre County community and help end pet overpopulation. Stone Valley Pet Lodge is helping PAWS reach their $15,000 goal by matching dollar

for dollar all SNAP donations, up to a total of $7,500, received between now and the end of August! To support SNAP, donate online at w w spayneuter.cfm or mail your donation to Centre County PAWS, ATTN: SNAP Program, 1401 Trout Rd., State College, PA 16801.

Cat & Kitten Food Needed

The Centre Hall animal shelter is badly in need of dry cat and dry kitten food. The shelter is full of cats and kittens that need to be fed. The shelter asks for 9-Lives so they can keep the cats on the same diet, which prevents diarrhea and help reduce their stress. Food can be dropped off at the shelter and if they are closed left at the front door.

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Meet Gizmo or Biscuit or whatever you want to call  him – his foster mom is still  deciding on his name. Found   as stray, he’s a shih tzu,    neutered and vaccinated. A  great little dog, he loves kids,  cats, and other dogs.     

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Gizmo/Biscuit is a Pets Come First dog and an adoption application and contract is required. Contact Deb Warner to meet this sweetie, (814) 345-6637 or

Cat Rescue Closing: Emergency Cat Adoption Event Fonda’s Foundlings cat shelter is closing. Now’s the time to adopt a purry, furry friend. Visit the Fonda’s Foundlings adoption event at Petco in State College on August 13 and 14 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Adopt a cat and receive a bag of food, a bed, and a trinket. Special adoption fee of $25. For more information about Fonda’s Foundlings, visit

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Saint John’ Episcopal Church, Bellefonte

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Photo by Brian Baney History, with permission, from

There has been an Episcopal presence in Bellefonte since 1825, when Episcopalians began meeting in a cabinet-shop, then later at the local Masonic lodge. As the congregation grew, Bellefonte was designated a regular supply station, supplied from Lewistown until the organization of St. John’s parish in 1836. George W. Natt, the first rector of “St. John’s Protestant Episcopal Church,” was selected as priest in 1838. His memories of being a parish priest in a frontier town make for lively reading. The first house of worship was built in 1842, behind the Centre County courthouse. The cornerstone of the present church was laid in 1869; it opened on Easter Day, 1871, and was

consecrated by Bishop Howe in 1872. It is a stone edifice, built in Gothic revival style, and is today the last of the churches in Bellefonte to have a spire. St. John’s and its rectors have been instrumental in establishing other Episcopal churches and missions in the area, notably Lock Haven and State College; it is the “Mother Church” in Centre County. Throughout its nearly 170-year history, St. John’s congregation has included many community leaders. Today, while maintaining its liturgical-centered worship, St. John’s prides itself on its diverse membership and its plans for renewed community outreach and service to Bellefonte and its surrounding area.

Jim’s Cuisine Rises from the Ashes Article & photo by Brian Baney

BELLEFONTE – Like the mythical firebird, the Phoenix, Jim’s Italian Cuisine has risen from the ashes, to soar ever higher. As you may recall, Jim’s Cuisine, located on Cherry Lane in Bellefonte, suffered major damage from a kitchen fire on February 18. With incredible support from the community, neighbors and family, Jim’s recently re-opened. I recently stopped in at Jim’s for a brief interview and photo-op. Here are my impressions: It is 10:15 a.m., or so and the restaurant is a buzz with the staff moving like worker bees in a beehive. Even with all the work in progress, I am greeted with a room full of smiles. Instantly, before the door even closed behind me, I am being asked how I can be helped – by three employees. Although, once my camera was spotted, one of the lovely ladies seemed to search for a place to hide. I won’t mention you, Michele! Imagine, coming to talk to the “Boss” of Italian food in Bellefonte on a Wednesday morning and having to wait in line. As a young lady with a laptop finished her business with Jim at a booth, I was up next. That is how in demand Jim Boscaino’s time is. Jim Boscaino is not only one of the kindest men you will ever meet, he’s the owner of one of the best Italian Restaurants in Centre County. His demeanor is that of a man determined to succeed. But, Jim Boscaino knows that without faith in God, love and support of family and his community, the success at 204 E. Cherry Lane would not be possible. After the fire on February 18, many customers were not sure if their favorite eatery would ever open its doors, again. Here is where Jim’s faith in God, family, and community combined to help “Jim’s” rise from the ashes and once again become the successful business that Bellefonte and Centre County has patronized for generations. As we spoke, I took down some notes, but soon my pen found a resting place and I sat and listened. What I learned from listening to Jim and his staff, over half of whom are family, is that success is not determined by

dollars and cents. Jim’s Cuisine is a success and a Bellefonte favorite because of decades of tradition, hard work, and determination by a family who knew the way to peoples’ hearts was not just great food, but through kind, polite, service with a smile – giving the customer a sense of family the minute they walk through the door. Jim’s description of the support he received after the fire brought emotions to the surface rather quickly. I could see and feel how deeply thankful Jim is for his many blessings his God has bestowed upon him and his family. As I sat in the booth, watching the busy staff, it was “organized chaos.” Everyone had a job to do and they did it well and without question. It was really a well-oiled machine. I cannot imagine the miles the hard working staff at Jim’s put on their weary feet on a daily basis. To sit among this crew, you cannot tell who is “family” and who isn’t. That’s how closely the team works together. During the interview, Jim pointed to a portrait on the restaurant wall – a portrait of his parents, Jim and Helen, who brought their incredible Italian recipes to our community in 1952. Jim’s parents have passed away, but their presence can be felt in this fine establishment. That presence adds to and solidifies the sense of family among the staff, and I know from experience, it touches the hearts of many of Jim’s loyal customers. In this world of chain restaurants, less bang-for-yourbuck eateries, Jim’s Cuisine will stand out as the place to go for, not only “real” Italian food, but a place where you will find yourself among friends and family. As a community, we thank you, Jim Boscaino, Kate Confer, John Young, Michele Lose, Tim Struble, Amber Meixel, Dustin Corl, Earl Shaffer, Alicia Boscaino, Paige Boscaino, Brooke Rockey, Brittany Reese, Mary Summers and Jackie McCloskey for your years of hard work and dedication.

(L to R): Kate Confer, John Young, Jim Boscaino, Tim Struble, Michele Lose, Dustin Corl, Amber Meixel, Earl Shaffer, and Alicia Boscaino. Not pictured – Jackie McCloskey, Paige Boscaino, Brooke Rockey, Brittany Reese, and Mary Summers


STATE COLLEGE – State College Downtown Rotary Club 2010-11 president Bob Williams (left) is shown presenting a check from the club to the Schlow Children’s Library, represented by Anita Ditz (right), at a club meeting in July.

Downtown Rotary Installs 2011-12 Leaders STATE COLLEGE – At the July meeting of the State College Downtown Rotary Club, 2010-11 club president Bob Williams handed over the leadership of the club to the officers and board who have been selected to lead the club in the coming Rotary year. The 2011-12 club members who were installed include: Cathy Brown (Director of Development, Centre Volunteers in Medicine) - president Mark Whitfield (Public Works Director, Borough of State College) - 1st vice president George Trudeau (Director, Center for the Performing Arts, Penn State) - 2nd vice president Rainer Domalski (President & CEO, Ruetgers Organics Corporation) - secretary Carl Hill (retired Minister, United Methodist Church) - treasurer Brad Schmitt (Area Director, Young Life) director at large Laurel Sanders (Executive Director, Grace Lutheran Preschool & Kindergarten) director at large Mark Meckstroth (retired from Penn State Admissions Office) - director at large Brad Yeckley (Financial Advisor, Northwestern Mutual) - director at large Frank Gatto (US Air Force, retired) sergeant at arms Bob Williams (Military Talent Recruiter, Absolutely American, Inc.) - past president In addition to installing the board members, Jim Eberly, a longstanding member of the downtown club, was named the District Governor Elect for 2012-13. He will be the first District Governor for District 7360, which will be formed at the start of the next Rotary year when districts 7350 and 7370 merge. Club member Roger Fetter will also serve as the Assistant District Governor for Area 4 during the current year.



AUGUST 12, 2011

Gregg Township Fire Company Holds Parade & Carnival

Five-year-old Dustin Stover, held by his dad, Brad Stover, throws ping pong balls to win a goldfish.

Article & photos by Sam Stitzer

SPRING MILLS – The Gregg Township Fire Company held its annual parade and carnival in Spring Mills on August 4 through 6. The parade stepped off at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 4, winding its way through the village, then uphill for another half mile to the carnival grounds along Route 45. The parade featured majorette corps, floats, antique trucks and tractors, firefighting equipment, and much more. Besides the normal attractions of food stands, games, and raffle prizes, the carnival in Spring Mills included a kids’ pedal-tractor pull on Saturday night. This event is a 10-year tradition at this carnival, and it’s a real crowd pleaser! About 30 children signed up in categories from age three to 10. The kids all use the same pedal-tractors and weight sled, supplied by Norm Wenrick, with weights varying according to the puller’s age. Three-year-olds pull just 10 pounds, while the 10-year-olds pull a hefty 100 pounds! Tom and Heather Boring from Centre Hall were there with their sons, Bruce and Barret. Three-year-old Barret was running his first pedal tractor pull, and his brother, 10-year-old Bruce was in his last pull. Bruce had taken home

trophies the last four years. When it was all over, Bruce had won first place in the 10-year-old group, and little brother Barret took third place among the three-year-olds, following in his big brother’s footsteps. The boys and their parents were very proud! It wasn’t just boys taking home trophies. In the eightyear-old class, the first three places were all won by girls, and there were many young ladies competing well against the boys in other age categories as well. A raffle was held for 86 prizes of cash and gift cards from businesses in the Penns Valley area, and ground prizes included 73 donated items. I still didn’t win a darn thing! Maybe next year. The carnival grounds were packed with people having a good time, and supporting the Gregg Township Fire Company. It’s great to see so many people from up and down the valley coming out to support their local fire companies in these parades and carnivals that have become longstanding traditions of summer in this area. Congratulations to all who made this event a success.

Jacob Grove shows his first place trophy in the pedal-tractor pull five-year-old category.

Bruce Boring, 10, and his brother Barret, three, both won trophies in the pedal-tractor pull.

Onlookers cheered this fellow on in the pedal-tractor pull.

A crowd gathered for the pedal-tractor pull.

Boy Scouts lead the parade across the bridge over Sinking Creek.

Cake auctioneer, Keith Wolfe, takes bids on delicious homemade cakes.

Nittany Antique Machinery Association’s calliope truck is followed by a nice 1937 Ford pickup truck.

Nittany Dreamers Baton Corps twirls colorful flags.

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Bargains Galore along Our Country Roads Article & photos by Sam Stitzer

GEORGES VALLEY – South of Centre Hall, perched between Potters Mills and Spring Mills, is the area known as Georges Valley. Upper and Lower Georges Valley Roads run parallel through the area, on the north and south sides respectively, connected like rungs of a ladder by Reeder Road and Harter Road. Folks living along these thoroughfares brought out their best used merchandise for the Georges Valley Community Yard Sale Days on Friday and Saturday, August 5 and 6. I visited some of the sales on Saturday, August 6, and everyone said “You should have been here yesterday!” Friday was a brisk sales day for these events, and Saturday’s weather was terrible. Rain fell in every form, from light drizzle to torrential downpour! Still, there were people out shopping for those great yard sale bargains. I stopped in at the residence of Wanda and Harry Hockenberry on Bible Road. They used to be my neighbors in Centre Hall, where they always held a huge family yard sale. When they moved to Georges Valley, they took this tradition with them. Their sale filled a double garage, and part of their lawn. An Amish family, who had traveled by horse cart from Spring Mills was making several purchases from the Hockenberry’s. A few miles down Upper Georges Valley Road, at the home of the late Nevin and Esther Zettle, their daughter, Fawn Houtz was hosting a large sale to dispose of “50 years worth of stuff,” in her words. With a wide variety of items,

this sale drew many customers in spite of the rainy weather. At the Locust Grove Fellowship Bible Church on Lower Georges Valley Road, Juanita Covalt was selling home baked goods as a fundraiser for the church. Juanita and a friend, Corrine Buckmaster were the founders of the Georges Valley Community Yard Sale Days 10 years ago. Like many similar events, it started small, and grew to be a major community event. Juanita’s parents, the Steigers, were having a sale at their house next door to the church. On Reeder Road, Marie Shaffer presided over a sale in her garage, safely out of the rain. She had many coffee mugs, and a stack of Harley-Davidson T-shirts. The one saying “Fatboys Rule” went home with me! A little farther up the road, at the home of Marci Brown, another family yard sale was in progress. This sale featured many housewares, along with Christmas ornaments and stuffed animals. It seems hard to think about Christmas in August, but it will be here before you know it! Georges Valley didn’t have a monopoly on yard sales on Saturday. The New

Hope Lutheran Church, near Spring Mills was having an indoor yard sale at the church, as a fundraiser for mission projects. Families and vendors gathered in the church social hall, where a crowd of customers browsed. For example, Gary Solt of Bellefonte showed a nice line of hand-crafted wooden items. Gary’s products included wooden chests, serving trays, decorative sleds, and other items, fabricated mainly of oak and walnut. It was all high quality merchandise, exhibiting great craftsmanship. Jaime Carpenter came up from Belleville with a line of sunglasses, and some ceramic items. She deals in antiques and collectibles, and is associated with the large flea market held in Belleville. New Hope church members were serving up a delicious array of food, including many home baked goods. A guy could get fat going to these sales! Oh, well, I already got that “Fatboys Rule” shirt!

Sale at the Zettle home was busy in spite of the rain.

Fawn (Zettle) Houtz had “50 years worth of stuff” to sell at her late parents’ home.

Juanita Covalt sells baked goods at the Locust Grove Fellowship Bible Church. Juanita was a co-founder of the Georges Valley Community Yard Sale Days.

Jeff and Helen Frazier had many items for sale at the New Hope Lutheran Church’s indoor yard sale.

Marie Shaffer stayed out of the rain with a garage full of merchandise to sell.

Gary Solt sold hand-crafted wooden items at the New Hope indoor yard sale.


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Grace Hall (left), and her sister, Wanda Hockenberry, make a sale in the Hockenberrys’ garage on Bible Road.

A customer leaves with several items from Marci Brown’s sale on Reeder Road.

Jaime Carpenter, from Belleville, had a line of sunglasses and collectibles at the New Hope sale.





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This Week’s

CENTRE COUNTY LIBRARY ACTIVITIES Centre County Library/Bellefonte, Centre Hall, East Penns Valley, Holt/Philipsburg & Bookmobile

Centre County Library Bookmobile – Friday, August 19 & Saturday, August 20 at the Bellefonte Arts and Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Children’s Storytime on the hour at 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., & 3 p.m. Check out our fully accessible, air-conditioned library on wheels for our huge selection of free books, ebooks, music, and videos. Centre County Library/Bellefonte—call (814) 355-1516 for more information: HOOKS & NEEDLES – Bring your projects to share ideas and tips with others who love to knit! Every Thursday in August, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Wednesday, August 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. USED BOOK SALE – Visit during regular operating hours for used books, videos and music. Friday, August 26 & Saturday, August 27 CHILDREN’S AREA – Join us in the spacious children’s area for air conditioned time enjoying our huge selection of books, music and videos. New Drop-in activities every week! Holt Memorial Library/Philipsburg—call (814) 342-1987 for more information: MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE— For children ages three and under and a favorite adult – a musical, rhyming adventure through the world of Mother Goose. This program is a form of a baby lap-sit, with the focus on rhythms, rhymes, music, and interaction between baby and adult. Mother Goose on the Loose aides in the development of pre-reading and social skills. The program runs about 30 minutes. Stay after for some fun with friends and educational playthings. Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. August 16, August 23 BABY’S MORNING OUT – Stop in for some fun with friends and educational manipulatives. Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. August 30 PRESCHOOL STORYTIME geared for three- to six-year-olds with a favorite adult. Come enjoy stories followed by related activities and interaction with some of your peers. Some crafts and activities involve parts or directions not suitable for children under 3. Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. August 24: Off-to-School August 31: Library Cards – Don’t have one? Get one! FAMILY PROGRAMS - Thursdays at 6 p.m. August 25: Back-to-School Bingo – bring in the kids to win school supplies East Penns Valley Branch Library at 225 E. Main Street in Millheim (Millheim Borough Building)—call (814) 349-5328 for more information: NEEDLES NIGHT AT THE LIBRARY – Bring any portable needles project you are working on and share ideas and tips with others. Every Thursday evening at 6 p.m. CHILDREN’S AREA – Join us in the spacious children’s area for air conditioned time enjoying our huge selection of books, music and videos. New drop-in crafts every week! Centre Hall Area Branch Library—call (814) 364-2580 for more information: CHILDREN’S AREA – Join us in the spacious children’s area for air conditioned time enjoying our huge selection of books, music and videos.

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Every Tuesday – Boalsburg Farmers’ Market The Boalsburg Farmers’ Market is a “producers only” market, which means that all products are locally grown or produced by the local folks that sell them – from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. every Tuesday at the Pennsylvania Military Museum on Route 322 in Boalsburg. Local musicians perform, usually beginning at 3:30 or 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays – State College Farmers’ Market State College Farmers’ Markets will run through November on Tuesdays and Fridays from 11:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Locust Lane, and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Home Depot. Visit www. Every Wednesday & Saturday – Bellefonte Farmers’ Market Bellefonte Farmers’ Market is every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at the Gamble Mill parking lot on West Lamb Street. There is also a Farmers’ Market in front of the courthouse from 7 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays. Find them on Facebook. Every Saturday – Milesburg’s Fresh Air Market Milesburg’s Fresh Air Market is open every Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon on Market Street in Milesburg. Fresh baked goods and produce available. Vendor set-up is free. All types of vendors welcome. For information, call Sandy (814) 353-8886.

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Kids Find Farming Fun at Penn State’s Ag Progress Days Contributed by Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences ROCK SPRINGS – Agriculture is serious business in Pennsylvania, but young people attending Penn State’s Ag Progress Days, set for August 16 to 18 at Rock Springs, can discover that farming also has a fun side. As one of the nation’s leading agricultural expositions, the event can be an action-packed place for kids. Young people can take part in interactive, science-based exhibits and other activities that combine education and enjoyment. “Our young visitors will get to learn by doing,” said Mya Rushton, 4-H project development specialist in the College of Agricultural Sciences and coordinator for the Ag Progress Days 4-H Youth Building. “The exhibits will get youth up and moving with a variety of activities designed for hands-on learning, so youth can take the skills learned and apply them in their homes, schools and communities.” The 4-H Youth Building displays, sponsored by such groups as 4-H, FFA, Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Promotions Services Inc. and several academic departments in the College of Agricultural Sciences, will offer several kid-friendly activities. Young visitors can look at diseased plants under microscopes, learn about embryology and watch chicks hatch, pet rabbits and learn about spinning their wool, participate in nutrition and fitness activities, check out the world of insects, and pedal go carts around an outdoor track for fun and exercise. Nearby, the Family Room Building, located on Main Street between West Eighth and West Ninth streets at the Ag Progress Days site, offers several displays dedicated to promoting healthy eating, healthy lifestyles and spending time together as families. Adjacent to the Family Room building, the Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center exhibit returns this year with opportunities to see live turtles, snakes, amphibians and birds of prey, presented during daily talks and demonstrations. • Other youth and family-oriented activities at Ag Progress Days: • 4-H Seeing-Eye Puppy Club. Visitors can talk with young people involved in a special 4-H program that socializes puppies being raised to become service dogs and teaches them to be with people. Children can pet and interact with the puppies on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in the Equine Arena. • The Kid’s Climb. Near the Equine Exhibits Building, kids can use ropes and harnesses to safely climb 40-foottall trees just like professional arborists. Climbs are available Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. • A-Maze-N-Corn. Flanking the Crops, Soils and Conservation Tent, a stroll through a one-acre corn maze will provide environmental infotainment for entire families. The maze is wheelchair and stroller accessible. • The Farm Safety and Health Quiz Bowl. On Wednesday on West Ninth Street near the College Exhibits Building and Theatre, teams of 4-H and FFA teens will engage in a head-to-head battle of wits, answering farm-safety and health questions in this semifinal quiz bowl event. Winning teams will advance to the state finals at the Pennsylvania Farm Show in January. • The Pennsylvania Equine Council’s Learning Station will allow visitors to groom a horse, visit with council members and learn what issues are at the forefront of Pennsylvania’s equine industry.

At the 4-H Horse Demonstration, representatives will show the equine skills that young people can develop through Pennsylvania 4-H programs. • Very young children will enjoy the “Stick Horse Show” (sponsored by the Pennsylvania Equine Council), when they’ll get an opportunity to ride stick horse toys and win ribbons in jumps, barrel racing and other “horsemanship” games. • At the Destiny Horse Ranch miniature-horse demonstration, kids can see the diminutive animals up close. Sponsored by Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, Ag Progress Days is held at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs, nine miles southwest of State College on Route 45. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Aug. 16; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Aug. 17; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 18. Admission and parking are free. Free shuttle bus service between the Ag Progress Days site and downtown State College will be available. For more information, visit the Ag Progress Days website at http://apd. Twitter users can find and share information about the event by using the hashtag #agprogress.

43rd Ag Progress Days August 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. August 17 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. August 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. At the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center Nine miles southwest of State College on Route 45. Penn State’s 2011 Ag Progress Days highlights many of the latest advances in the agricultural and natural sciences – Pennsylvania’s largest outdoor agricultural exposition. With a variety of interactive exhibits and activities, the event also provides a fun and enjoyable educational experience. More than 400 commercial exhibitors will display the latest goods and services. Interactive educational exhibits, guided tours, and workshops will show how agricultural researchers and educators are addressing important issues, safeguarding and improving our food supply and the environment, and helping to enhance the efficiency and profitability of agriculture and related industries.



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Bellefonte Arts & Crafts Fair August 19th & 20th, 2011 Bellefonte Arts & Crafts Fair is This Weekend (photo by Brian Baney)

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A Night with the Spikes By Sandie Biddle

August 5 was a great opportunity and an inspiring night for members of The Gazette staff. We were proud to host Gazette Night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park last Friday, and enjoyed every minute of it. We handing out free papers, Gazette T-shirts, Gazette helium balloons, and gave away a number of prizes. Most importantly, we got to make new friends and entice new readers. I was struck by the all-American, friendly atmosphere at the ballpark – the happy families, silly songs and sound effects, the excitement of the game, and the enticing feelgood foods and refreshments. Hot dogs always taste best at the ballpark! And the fireworks – WOW – my niece and I ooohed and aaahed through the whole magical show. Oh, yeah, and the Spikes won! Here are a few of the photos from that great night. If you haven’t been to a Spikes game yet, please go. It’s a wholesome, familyfriendly night to remember.

Luke Barnhart gives it his “all” on the first pitch.

GAZETTE SPIKES NIGHT PRIZE WINNERS 1st Inning ... Robert Harrington of State College 2nd Inning ... LuAnn Yearick of Centre Hall 3rd Inning ... Sabrina Counsil of Lock Haven 4th Inning ... Jan Toth of Fairchance, PA 5th Inning ... Bobbi Rawson of Port Matilda 6th Inning ... Leslie Shriver of Julian

Gazette publisher Arnie Stott displays the evening’s prizes at stake at Gazette Night at Medlar Field in Lubrano Park

Grand Prize Winner - Art Reede of State College

Ike the Spike taunts the Jamestown Jammers with a free shot.

Spike’s Coach Bartee and Jammers Coach Berg exchange line ups with the umpires.

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Vicky Baney and Kelsye Stott helped hand out free t-shirts and sign folks up for prizes that were raffled off throughout the game.

Les Barnhart, Don Bedell, Sandie Biddle, Arnie Stott, Sue Stott, and Kelsye Stott were on hand to man the Gazette table and enjoy a night at the ballpark.

Garrett Kuhn, of Bellefonte, hangin’ with Ike the Spike is ready to “PLAY BALL.”

Gazette’s Sports Editor Les Barnhart, gives Spikes announcer Joe Putnam his thoughts on the Spikes inconsistent play.

Les Barnhart, daughter Annie, and son Luke enjoy the pre-game festivities.

Spikes and Gazette Celebrate Winning Night By Les Barnhart

(photo provided by Northern Deanery) The Catholic community of the Northern Deanery were also on hand at the August 5 Spikes game. Their group General Manager Don Bedell and volunteer Vicky Baney have a great time purchased more than 200 tickets. Father Neil Dadey, head of drawing names for the many prizes offered by The Centre County Gazette. the Northern Deanery and pastor of St. John’s in Bellefonte and Blessed Kateri in Spring Mills, was very pleased with the turnout. Father Dadey threw out the first pitch and the Catholic Community choir sang The National Anthem and America the Beautiful. Msgr. David Lockard, pastor of Our Lady of Victory Church, and Father Charles Amershek, pastor of Good Shepherd Church, both of State College, were among the many priests in attendance along with two priests from Ghana and one from Poland. Chris Kirkpatrick, co-event sponsor and Director of Marketing for St. John’s and Blessed Kateri, commented that the plan is to have even greater involvement next year from the students of Saint Joseph’s Academy, Our Lady of Victory and St. John’s; Centre County’s three Catholic schools. Arnie Stott, Sandie Biddle, and Don Bedell present Art Reede of State College with the Grand Prize of a Sony Blue Ray DVD Player from Paul and Tony’s Stereo. Additional prize winners that night included: 1st Inning, Robert Harrington of State College; 2nd Inning, LuAnn Yearick of Centre Hall; 3rd Inning, Sabrina Counsil of Lock Haven; 4th Inning, Jan Toth of Fairchance, PA; 5th Inning, Bobbi Rawson of Port Matilda; and 6th Inning, Leslie Shriver of Julian.

The Philipsburg-Osceola Girl’s Softball State Champs were honored at the game.

It was a beautiful evening for baseball last Friday night at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. The Gazette had their night with the Spikes and by the end of the night, even before the fireworks filled the summer sky, smiles filled the stands. Fans left the stadium with a fresh copy of the Gazette, some with a new Gazette tee-shirt and others had their name called as winners of numerous door prizes. Add to that a thrilling Spikes win and it was easy to see why it’s hard to have a bad time at the ballpark. The evening started off with my kids and I being on the field as they were given the honor to throw out honorary first pitches. After chatting with Father Neil, they both made their delivery to the plate. By the way, Father Neil still has quite an arm on him as well. After some more playful harassment of my son by Ike the Spike we headed back to our seats to watch the action on the field. After allowing a run on an error and not being able to solve the Jamestown pitching, the Spikes clawed their way back in front and would pull ahead for good to send the crowd home happy. During the top of the fifth inning, Sandie Biddle and I were invited to join Joe Putman, “the voice of the Spikes” in the booth. Putnam, a Bellefonte native, was as always a great listen even if the two amateurs on with him made his job a bit tougher. Overall the evening was great as it afforded all of us at the Gazette to meet with many of our readers and also provided an opportunity to give a little something back to those who pick us up each week. The State College Spikes were very hospitable and deserve a world of thanks, especially Jason Dambach, Joe Putnam and Steve Jones for giving up his headset for a half inning. There are others that should be thanked and to them I do just that, thank you all. I look forward to the next time out at the ballpark. Any time you bring together great food and great friends, you are bound to have a great time.





When Life Hands You a Grape… Centre County’s Award-Winning Seven Mountains Wine Cellars Article & photos by Karen Dabney

POTTERS MILLS – What could have been a disaster led to a dream come true for Scott and Mary Ann Bubb of Potters Mills. Scott’s employer of 25 years, New Holland in Belleville, shut down. Three months later, Mary Ann joined him in the unemployment line when the dentist who employed her ended his practice. At the age of 50, Scott did not relish the thought of starting over in a new manufacturing company. Instead, he had a better idea. “We didn’t look at it as a tragedy,” he said. “We looked at it as an opportunity.” He and Mary Ann decided to take Scott’s wine-making hobby to the next level and go professional. In August 2008, they began construction on the Seven Mountains Wine Cellars building. One year later, they opened the business with 4,000 gallons of their Seven Mountains wines. They advertised locally, and after people tasted the wines, the news spread. “Word of mouth is just so powerful,” Scott said. “Restaurants came and bought six to eight cases at a time. We got into it before we were ready, but now we are.” The gamble paid off. “It’s been very successful,” Scott said. They have struggled to keep up with the demand from individual customers and restaurants. Many of their wines sold out before the next year’s wines were ready. After doubling production in their second and third years, their anticipated production for the upcoming fourth year is 20,000 gallons. When asked about the reason for their rapid growth, Scott said, “We have a quality product. All the awards we’ve won are proof of that.” He said he uses the highest quality ingredients to produce his wines. Seven Mountains wines are gaining recognition in Pennsylvania and internationally. “Just this year, in the Pennsylvania Farm Show, we entered 10 wines,” Scott said. “Nine of them medaled. Two of them went on to win the Governor’s Cups for best fruit wine and best grape wine. We became the first winery to win both in one year. “Our semi-dry Riesling won double gold at the Pennsylvania Winery Association. We sent four wines to the Finger Lakes International Competition. Of the four, three of them won medals. Seeing our name on the same list as the big guys made us feel pretty good.” Their Vidal Ice Wine won a silver medal, and their semi-dry Traminette and Cranberry wines took bronze medals. Scott Bubb said he made his first wine in 1976 so his aunt wouldn’t have to throw away surplus Concord grapes from the bumper crop that year. “I can remember my father and older cousin praising my wine....I didn’t think it was that good, but it inspired me. I’ve been making wine for 36 years, and every year I’m trying to make it better than last year.” Seven Mountains offers grape wines ranging from dry to sweet, and fruit wines made from peaches, apples, and a variety of berries. The Bubbs sell two Penn State inspired wines, “We Are” Cayuga White, and “We Are” Blueberry. Scott said, “There’s a wine on our list that will suit everybody’s taste.”

The beautiful L-shaped building has great acoustics due to its pine cathedral ceilings and hickory floors. Scott said, “We didn’t realize when we were building it that we were building a mini symphony hall.” When Douglas Meyer, the musical director of the Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra first visited, he recognized the potential, snapped his fingers and said, “We have to have music here.” The orchestra just completed the second season of the Seven Mountains Summer Music Fest at the winery. The Bubbs host special events at Seven Mountains Wine Cellars, including concerts, Campfire Fridays, and Cork and Stogie Nights on the decks. They also rent the building for special events, and offer tours, wine tastings, and an “Adopt a Barrel” program. To encourage other amateur winemakers, Seven Mountains Wine Cellars will host the First Annual Central Pennsylvania Regional Wine Conference on Sunday, September 18 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The conference will include two seminars, wine tastings, and a wine judging. Seven Mountains Wine One of the Cellars is located on Decker Valley Bubbs’ Road, one mile off Route 322 near Potters vineyards, Mills. For more information, contact the on Seven winery at (814) 364-1000 or winemaker@ Mountains property.

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BEA Comes Up Short in Title Game But Not in Heart By Les Barnhart In a wild game, Bald Eagle Area dropped a heartbreaking 17-16 nine inning loss to Schuylkill West on Monday evening in the finals of the VFW Teener 15-16 year-old state All-Star tournament held in Huntingdon. Bald Eagle Area forced the second game after defeating Schuylkill West 2-0 earlier on Monday behind a very strong outing on the mound by Dylan Womer. He allowed just three hits while striking out 13 in the win. Logan Reese also added a solo home run in the win. With 33 runs being scored between the two teams, the second game clearly had more offense than in the first of the two games that would determine the VFW state championship. BEA had built a 16-10 lead heading into the bottom of the seventh and needed only three outs. Schuylkill West had other plans as they posted six runs in the inning to tie

and send the game into extra innings. The teams then went into defensive mode as the game remained scoreless until a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning broke the deadlock and gave Schuylkill West the state title. Logan Reese powered the Bald Eagle Area offense in the loss. He recorded three hits including a third inning grand slam that helped spot BEA a 9-3 lead. Womer added two hits in the second game. In order for Bald Eagle Area to even reach the finals against Schuylkill West, they had to get through host team, Huntingdon. That task was made easier thanks to a three home run game by Tyler Dyke in a 15-1 rout. Congratulations to Bald Eagle Area on a successful postseason. They showed heart and character throughout the tournament, which is something that can’t be measured with trophies or championships.

Pirates’ Ship Taking on Water in Second Half of Season By Les Barnhart

It’s not unheard of for a team to fade in Major League Baseball’s second half of the season. Whether its injuries, weather, the fact that they have played well over a 100 games, a combination of one or all of those things or perhaps it’s something all together different, teams will fade down the stretch. The Pittsburgh Pirates are one of those teams experiencing a second half “swoon”. But what the once division leading Buccos have done since the break isn’t what one would call fading. They went into Atlanta a few weeks back sitting atop the National League Central division. After winning the first game of the series, they dropped the second on a botched call in the 19th inning that gave the Braves the win. Since that fateful night, some Pirates fans have been singing “The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia” as their hopes of ending a decade of futility are fading like newsprint on a dashboard. After winning the fourth and final game of the series in Atlanta to earn a split, the beleaguered Bucs dropped their next ten games before ending the streak with a 5-0 road win over the defending World Champion San Francisco Giants. Of course that was followed up with a shutout loss on Tuesday night to lose 10 of last 11 games. That losing streak dropped the Pirates from atop the division to 11 games back of Milwaukee heading into Wednesday’s

schedule of games. The race for the Wild Card is equally as bleak as they trail Atlanta by 14 games for that spot. Not all is lost; the Pirates showed in the first half of the season that they are a better team than has been calling PNC Park home for the past several seasons. They can still recover and finish the season above .500. If that happens, that would be a major step in the right direction in putting the once proud franchise back on the map and out of the cellar.

Meanwhile closer to home…

With the Pirates struggling of late, the hometown State College Spikes have been surging as they enter the All-Star Break. With their win on Tuesday night over Aberdeen, the Spikes had won 9 of their last 11 games and were just four games behind fifth place Batavia and more importantly would be out of the Pinckney Division basement. The 5-2 win on Tuesday snapped the IronBirds own five-game winning streak and the Spikes looked confident in doing so. They will wrap up their current six game homestand this weekend with three games against the Connecticut Tigers before a few days off for the All-Star Game being held in Lowell. Get out this weekend and cheer the Spikes on! Remember the Bucs start in Medlar Field.


Local Sports Fans, Parents and Athletes!! Just a reminder that with the all the sports going on in the county, it’s especially important that I get the input of all of you as I am bound to miss many of those who are deserving of recognition in their respective sports. No sport should go unnoticed or worse yet, unplayed. You can even submit your own name and deny it to your friends and teammates. Please feel free to contact me at my email address: regarding your sports story as well as a phone

number where you can be reached if needed. You can also post your ideas for a story or a recap of your game on the Centre County Sports page on Facebook. In order to make the Centre County Gazette the paper of the people, I need you, the people to provide the best sports coverage around. Good luck to all you in your respective sports. Hopefully I will run into you at a sporting event sometime and it will be you I will be covering. — Les Barnhart, Sports Editor


Despite injury, Keselowski wins at Pocono By Matt Masullo

Brad Keselowski was injured early last week in a test session in Atlanta when he crashed head-on into barrier wall in Atlanta. It is not uncommon to wreck during a test session, but Keselowski injured his ankle to the point where he had to compete at Long Pond with a brace on his ankle. Ankle brace or not, Keselowski proved to be too much, as he raced to his second victory of the season. He didn’t need a relief driver Sunday, but he was aided by an almost two-hour rain delay. With only five races remaining before the Chase for the Cup, Keselowski put himself

in prime position to make it into the Chase as one of the wild cards with the victory. Rounding out the top five were Kyle Busch, his brother Kurt, Jimmie Johnson and Ryan Newman. As it stands right now, the top ten in points are Carl Edwards, Johnson, the Busch brothers, Kevin Harvick, Jeff Godon, Newman, Tony Stewart and Dale Earnhart Jr.

Coach Paterno back to practice after blindside By Les Barnhart

Football is a rough sport. Injuries can happen anywhere at any time. Penn State football fans were again reminded of this on Sunday when news broke that their legendary coach, Joe Paterno, was blindsided by wide receiver Devon Smith. The accident occurred during a pass drill at Sunday’s practice. In the collision with the diminutive and speedy Smith that knocked the 84year old Paterno to the Holuba Hall turf, the coaching legend got back to his feet and finished practice. He would later go to Mount Nittany Medical Center to get checked out and would up spending the night as well as Monday night.

Coach Paterno still held his coaches meeting on Monday morning but so via teleconference. He was released from the hospital on Tuesday with the great news that while he may be relegated to a golf cart at Wednesday’s practice, he would not need surgery for injuries to his right shoulder and pelvis. Aside from the fact that the Nittany Lions open the season in less than a month, hearing that Coach Paterno is on the mend after an incident that could have been much worse once again has this a “Happy Valley”. We love ya, Coach. Take care of yourself; we have a National Championship to win!

PAGE 18 Over the past 5 years, this community has given our family an outpouring of support, especially through their involvement in Herbie’s Hometown Loop, a 4-mile run and 16-mile bike ride held each August in memory of Jeremy Herbstritt. We are writing this letter to show our appreciation for your support. Repeatedly, we have been inspired by and grateful for the number of people who have volunteered their time, participated in Herbie’s Hometown Loop, and come out for our pre-race pasta dinner all in memory of Jeremy. Funds raised from Herbie’s Hometown Loop continue to be used to fund an annual $1000 scholarship awarded to a Bellefonte Area High School senior intending to pursue science and/or engineering at the collegiate level, and to help build a community track facility for Bellefonte. Plans for the track facility expect to progress throughout the upcoming year. We sincerely appreciate all your support and look forward to seeing you at our future events in memory of Jeremy. Herbie’s Hometown Loop takes place this year on August 20 beginning at 8:30am at the Bellefonte Area Middle School. The Herbstritt Family

Bald Eagle Area Little League Softball Meeting The Bald Eagle Area Little League Softball will be holding their regular monthly meeting on SUNDAY, August 14th at the LEGION FIELD IN MILESBURG at 6PM. egular monthly meetings are held the second Sunday of each month at the Bald Eagle Area High School. ISSUES ON THIS MONTH’S AGENDA INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: • Bald Eagle Area Softball tournament • Fall Softball League • Nominations of League officers This is an exciting new league and provides a new opportunity for the girls in the Bald Eagle Area School District. Please do what you can to be a part of the league. “This will never be our league unless you are a part of it”

Beatty records a Holein-One on #10 at Elks From Bob Kidder, State College Elks

Congratulations to Walter Beatty! Walter recorded a Hole-in-One on #10 at the State College Elks Country Club Sunday, July 17th, 2011. Beatty aced the 168-yard hole with an 8-iron and it was witnessed by Jeff Pogue and Todd Horner.

State College Elks Country Club – GOLF WEEKLY The results from last weekend’s State College Elks Country Club Men’s Invitational which was held at the Elks Club: Championship 1st Place - 128 - Arty Fink & Todd Homan 2nd Place - 140 - Greg Fergeson & Jimmy Fergeson 1st Flight 1st Place - 137 - Mike Braniff & Justin Ondik 2nd Place - 138 - Chris Hlavay & Joe Hlavay 2nd Flight 1st Place - 146 - Garrett Miller & Gary Soltes 2nd Place - 147 - John Dove & Mark Villee 3rd Flight 1st Place - 147 - Brian Cyone & Todd Horner 2nd Place - 149 - Dan Swanson & Tim Swanson 4th Flight 1st Place - 159 - John Adamski & August Lasalvia 2nd Place - 160 - Steve Hopkins & Charlie Shiles Gold Tee Flight 1st Place - 137 - Ted Dougherty & Zeke Fisher 2nd Place - Mike Fitzgibons & Vince Serio


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5th annual HERBIE’S HOME “TOWN LOOP” SATURDAY AUGUST 20th, 2011 Bellefonte Middle School, 100 N. School Street, Bellefonte PA


16 MILE (non-competitive) BIKE RIDE — 10:30 A.M. Jeremy Michael Herbstritt, a 1998 BAHS graduate, was pursuing a graduate degree in Civil Engineering at Virginia Tech when a lone gunman took his life on April 16th, 2007. Jeremy was a hardworking, ambitious young man with a unique passion for life. He loved life and was full of it. He had a passion for running marathons and other long distance races. He enjoyed nature, kayaking down the Bald Eagle and Juniata Rivers, camping, planting a yearly vegetable garden, studying engineering, teaching, eating “fire in the hole chicken” wings from Bonfatto’s and hot fudge sundaes from the Twin Kiss. He was proud of his family and friends and enjoyed spending time with them and boasting about their accomplishments. Jeremy was certainly talkative. There was never an awkward silence when he was around. He was one of the nicest guys you could ever meet. He was always willing to lend a helping hand. If you needed a ride somewhere or a friend to talk to, you could count on him. You would never hear Jeremy complain or make fun of those less fortunate than him. He treated others with respect and dignity. He was a true Christian; not someone who simply attended church on Sundays. He was true to himself and others and certainly someone we all should aspire to be like. Jeremy attended Penn State after high school, obtaining a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with a minor in Chemistry in 2003. In 2004, he returned to PSU to pursue a second B.S. in Civil Engineering. He graduated with honors and went on to Virginia Tech in 2006 with the intention of pursuing an M.S. and PhD. in Civil Engineering. While at Virginia Tech, he worked as a teaching assistant and conducted valuable research on dams in the Roanoke River. Jeremy’s dreams were shattered on the cool, rainy morning of April 16th. He had intentions that year of finishing a research project he had already started. He had also planned on attending his youngest sister’s high school graduation, going on many weekend kayak and camping trips, attending two good friends’ weddings, persuading his younger brother to major in engineering and running another marathon with his oldest sister. Those dreams were shattered; Jeremy was robbed of the opportunity to become an engineering professor, get married, start a family and to meet his nieces and nephews. We hope that each of you will learn from Jeremy’s example, help us to continue his legacy, and help make this world a better, safer place. We ask each of you to keep his spirit alive through the energy and passion of your daily activities. We have planned a 4 mile run/walk to begin at 8:30 a.m. and a 16 mile (non-competitive) bike ride at 10:30 a.m. along with fun, family oriented activities that will start and end at the Bellefonte Area Middle School. The 4 mile run/walk course chosen was a route Jeremy traversed frequently through Bellefonte, training for marathons, sharing his passion with his family and simply enjoying the outdoors. We hope to make it an annual event and chose Bellefonte Arts Festival weekend as an added attraction that would benefit both events. COURSE: Wheel measured courses. RUN/WALK: starts at the middle school and traverses the perimeter of the town of Bellefonte. BIKE RIDE: consists of 2 loops out Jacksonville Rd around Lyonstown Rd. and back, including a loop through the Parkview development and finishing with short loop through Parkview Heights. ENTRY FEE: $15.00 Pre-Registration per individual event (by August 8th) - $20.00 per individual event (after August 8th and on Race Day) *BONUS: If participating in both events entry fee only $25 total pre-registered , $30 both events after August 8th. T-Shirts guaranteed to first 200 entrants. Race Day Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. For more information and to register online: “FREE Parking available at Bellefonte Area High school; PLEASE do not park on the streets surrounding the middle school.” Make checks payable to: “Jeremy Herbstritt Memorial Fund”. Mail entries to: Kim Gasper/Race Director 104 Fieldstone Lane Bellefonte, PA 16823 For additional information email

RUN AWARDS: -Overall Top Male & Top Female; -Awards to top three in the following Male & Female Age Groups: -13 & under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+ -A special award will go to the top 20-29 yr. old (Jeremy’s age group) AMENITIES: T-shirts guaranteed to first 200 and race day (while they last); refreshments, time clock at finish, mile splits, water stops, entertainment, kids’ activities, door prizes & raffle, fun family oriented event, Bellefonte Arts Festival nearby. **BIKE HELMETS REQUIRED & MUST BE PROPERLY SECURED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE RIDE! “For and in consideration of permitting my child and/or ward to participate in Herbie’s Home “Town Loop” run and/or walk and/or watercraft and events, I hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless the District, its Board, administrators, employees, agents, the race organizers and directors, the Bellefonte Borough, Spring Township and all other organizations directly or indirectly associated in any way with this race from and against any loss or expense, to include reasonable attorney fees, arising out of my child’s and/or ward’s participation therein.” “For and in consideration of my participation in Herbie’s Home“Town Loop” run and/or walk and/or watercraft and events, I hereby agree to release and hold harmless the District, its Board, administrators, employees, agents, the race organizers and directors, the Bellefonte Borough, Spring Township and all other organizations directly or indirectly associated in any way with this race from and against any loss or expense, to include reasonable attorney fees, arising out of my participation therein.”

Last Name________________________________ First Name ________________________________ ADDRESS _______________________________ CITY ___________________________________ State_______ Zip_________________ Sex: M F Race Day Age ______ Date of birth ____/____/____ PHONE ( ) ______________________________ Email: ___________________________________ T-SHIRT (Adult Sizes) S M L XL PLEASE (X) EVENT(S) YOU PLAN ON PARTICIPATING IN: _____ 4 mile run/walk _____ 16 mile bike ride SIGNATURE _____________________________ DATE _____/_____/2011 PARENT SIGNATURE _____________________ (if under 18 yrs. old) DATE ____/____/2011

PRE-RACE PASTA DINNER St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church 134 East Bishop Street (downtown Bellefonte) FRIDAY, AUGUST19th 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. COST: $7 (INCLUDES PASTA, SAUCE, MEATBALLS, SALAD, ROLL/BUTTER AND DESSERT) COFFEE, TEA, WATER AVAILABLE EAT IN /TAKE OUT AVAILABLE Name __________________________ PHONE ( ) _____________________________ Total # dinners ____ x $7 Total Cost $ _____

WE NEED YOU! WE NEED YOU! Community organizations, church groups, youth groups, students needing community service… We need your help to make our event successful! Herbie’s Hometown Loop is a community event that includes a 4 mile run/walk and 16 mile bike ride, coinciding children’s activities, race-day music, and a pre-race pasta dinner the weekend of August 19-20. If you would like to volunteer as an individual or group, please call (814) 383-9932 prior to race weekend. All proceeds from this event benefit the Jeremy Herbstritt Memorial Fund with a dream of helping to fund a track for the Bellefonte community.

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Please include pasta dinner reservation in with your registration or mail to: Kim Gasper Herbie’s Hometown Loop 104 Fieldstone Lane Bellefonte, PA 16823

Make checks payable to: “Jeremy Herbstritt Memorial Fund”

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Top Moments! Top Players! Top PSU Coaches Not Named Paterno! All of these and much more are featured in the just released The Great Book of Penn State Sports Lists, a highly entertaining and informative collection of ranked lists focusing on the players, events, and David Pencek, author personalities that have made generations of fans proudly scream, “We are Penn State!” Written by Town&Gown editor David Pencek and brother and fellow Penn State alum Matthew Pencek, the book has nearly 100 provocative chapters, including “Greatest Athlete in Each Sport,” “Coul’da… Should’a…Won the Heisman,” and, of course, “Tailgate Treats!” More than 20 famous guest contributors, including Matt Millen, Jack Ham, Lydell Mitchell, Lou Holtz, Kelly Mazzante,

and Joe Bastardi add to the lively, opinionated fun. It’s almost instantaneous – read the book, and the debates begin! Meet The Great Book of Penn State Lists author David Pencek on Thursday, September 1 at 7 p.m. at Schlow Centre Region Library. David will share stories of the research – and debates! – that went into the writing of book. He stands ready to defend his lists – and hear your alternatives! Free to the public, this is a great way to kick off the opening of football season. Copies of the book, a must for every Penn State fan, will be available for sale and signing.

Little League Team Celebrates with a Splash STATE COLLEGE – The State College Elks recently treated the Little League team it sponsors to a Swim Party and Picnic at the club’s swimming pool. Pictured are the Elks Little League members and coaches who attended. The coaches are L to R: Eric Friberg, Mike Belinc, Tim Beattie, and Andy Friberg. Players from L to R: Tommy Friberg, Nick Gaylor, Alex Damus, Jake Pammer, Drew Friberg, Trent Donley, Shawn Beattie, Luke Adams, and Christian Friberg.

Bellefonte Little League Raises Another Banner The Bellefonte Little League 11-year old All Star team won the District 5 10-11 year old Championship title on July 12th. They then advanced to the Section 4 Tournament in Etters, Pennsylvania on July 21-24. The team finish second in that tournament. Congratulations to the players and coaches for a job well done!

Bottom row (L-R) Nate Poole, Mitchell Shutika, Garrett Reiter. 2nd row (L-R) Daniel Catchmark, Cam McKee, Jaymz McClelland, Jarrett Horner. 3rd row (L-R) Alexis Wetzler, Drew Macafee, Tanner Helms, Tyler Kreger, Bryce Herman. Back row (L-R) Coach Scott Shutika, Manager Rich Yarnell, Coach Dave McClelland


PV Athlete Excels in Keystone State Games By Marty King

On July 30, Corey King of Centre Hall participated in the Keystone State Games, Track & Field Championship. The event was held at Landis Field at Central Dauphin High School, in Harrisburg. It was open to athletes from Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio, and the District of Columbia. The Track events were spread out over three days, Friday, July 29 was for Youth ages nine to14, Saturday, July 30 was for Intermediate (age15 and 16) and Scholastic (age17 and 18), with Sunday, July 31, for Open and Master Athletes. Corey, an athlete with Penns Valley High School and a third-year varsity sprinter, ran the 100-meter and 200-meter events. These two events were the top participant draw for the Track portion of the Keystone Games, with 29 sprinters for the 100-meter and 35 for the 200-meter. “It was hot; you could feel the heat zap your energy leading up to the race,” King commented. Air temperature at the time of the 200-meter event was 90 degrees with a track temperature of over 100 degrees. Corey ran respectable races, placing fifth in both. The 100-meter wining time was 11.29 seconds by TJ Elliot of Harrisburg. King ran an 11.71. In the 200-meter, again won by

Elliot, Corey had a time of 23.96 seconds, just 0.17 seconds away from s e c o n d place. Elliot won going away with a time of 23.19 seconds. “ I t was great to compete again, but Corey King of Centre Hall at the with 2½ Keystone Games mont h s since districts, it was hard to be on top of your game,” Corey indicated. Corey is looking forward to a little time off this fall but will be right back at it for a full Indoor Track season starting in January. He will also compete in his final year of Varsity eligibility with Penns Valley High School Outdoor Track & Field, with aspirations and a personal goal of making it to Pennsylvania State Championship in May, 2012. Congratulations to Corey King for his excellent performance in these games.

Bellefonte Stingrays Are League Champs On Saturday July 23, the Bellefonte YMCA Stingray Swim Team finished their summer season with a winning performance at the Mountain League Summer Swim Championships hosted by the Huntingdon Community Center Swim Team. The Mountain League includes nine regional teams. Bellefonte’s swimmers won both the Women’s and Men’s divisions resulting in an overall team championship for the Stingrays. The team is coached by Jim Merinar and Lynette Grieb.

2011 Little League Baseball Eastern Marion Walker All-Stars Regional Tournament Finish Tournament Season Keystone reaches semifinals; on High Note ESPN to show game live on Friday The Marion Walker 7 &8 All Stars wrapped up their postseason tour by winning the Milesburg Tournament. Despite the heat, they went undefeated. In the four tournaments that they played in, twice they went undefeated. The team is coached by: Chris Lauck (Manager), Matt Bossert, Scott Fravel, Jesse Emel and Jack Bruni. Congratulations to the players and the coaches for an impressive tournament season.

Kneeling (l-r): Landon Peters, Chris Paloskey, Jalen Emel, Alec Bossert. Standing (l-r): Hanna Lauck, Taylor Johnson, Joey Bruni, Logan Bernier, Derek Fravel, Ethan Rossman, Maddie Tice, Ethan Mikesic

By Les Barnhart

BRISTOL- The Keystone Little League All-Star team continued their march back home by continuing to win. After having their game on Tuesday against Maryland postponed until Thursday morning, the team took on Washington DC on Wednesday. With their dominant 17-0 win, they team improved to 3-0 in the tournament and secured a spot in Friday’s semifinal round. After the dust settled on the field, Keystone had pounded out 18 hits including a two-run home run off the bat of Alex Garbrick in a four-run second inning that provided Keystone pitcher Trevor Nicodemus and early 5-0 lead. Nicodemus was stout on the mound as he picked up the win after allowing one hit while striking out three in his 4 2/3 innings of work. Cole Reeder and Tyler McCloskey also powered the Keystone offense with each collecting three hits in the lopsided win. Keystone was scheduled to play Maryland (1-2) on Thursday morning at 9am. The outcome of that game will determine whether they play at 11am or 3pm on Friday in semifinal action. ESPN will broadcast both games so fans can tune in and see these boys fight their way to Williamsport and a berth in the Little League World Series. ESPN3. com will also show the games for those stuck in front of a computer.



Weekly Entertainment


AUGUST 12, 2011

t n e m n i a t r Ente Schedule

8/12/11 – 8/18/11 American Ale House – Toftrees/State College 8/12 8/13 8/14 8/17 8/18

Tommy Wareham, 6pm & 9pm Dominic Swintosky, 8pm Ted & Molly, 8pm Tommy Wareham, 7:30pm Scott Mangene, 8pm

The Arena – Martin Street/State College

8/12 Shades of June 8/13 G211 8/17 The Ruth O’Brien Karaoke Show, 9pm

Stage & Screen

The Autoport – S. Atherton St., State College 8/12 8/13 8/17 8/18

Odd Couple Live at the Millbrook You have seen the show on television, watched the movie, now you have the chance to see the live play of Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple at Millbrook Playhouse in Mill Hall. The cast is full of faces that will be familiar to regular Millbrook patrons. The two leads are particularly well known. Thom Caska is Oscar Madison, the divorced, sloppy, cigar smoking, sports writer. Marc de la Concha is Felix Ungar, the emotional neat freak who has just been kicked out by his wife. The two actors are talents that can carry a show. Marc de la Conch has the physical ability and the facial expressions to make any part his own. It does not take long for the audience and Oscar to find out why Felix’s wife could not take any more of him. I had no trouble at all in believing that Thom Caska’s Oscar was a born

Brad Fey & The Feats of Strength, 8pm Taylor Made, 8pm Stress Busters Karaoke Dance Party Kate & Natalie, 7:30pm

Bar Bleu – Downtown State College slob. His, not always silent, burn at his roommate’s behavior was fun to watch, especially when the Pigeon sisters came to visit. Jamie Beth Weist and Eleanor McCormick were delightful as the Pigeon sisters. The fact that they could giggle at any thing that had a double meaning made me think that Oscar could indeed have a good evening. The poker buddies were especially noteworthy. If you have not been to Millbrook before, you would not be aware what a group of talented young men they were. In past shows we had seen each of them in very different roles from rock stars to the prince of a small kingdom to a very unusual high school principal. James David Larson, Jon Erkert, Nicholas Carroll, and Dan Neufer are names to watch for.

All Entertainment starts at 10:30pm 8/12 Lowjack 8/13 Ted McCloskey & The Hi-Fi’s 8/18 Royal Benson

The Brewery – Downtown State College

8/12 Jody Sinclair Benefit Show featuring It Is Written, The Chaos Method & Wentletrap, 10:30pm It is no wonder that Artistic Director Mary Catherine Burke chose this play to direct; she surrounded herself with exceptional talent. This is the last show at Millbrook on the Main Stage. I selfishly hope to see each of these people back next year, but I also hope that a really big contract comes their way and that their audience becomes the rest of the country. The Odd Couple will be on the Main Stage until August 14. Ain’t Misbehavin’ opened on August 11 and runs through August 21.


B E L L E FONTE – The third annual Bellefonte Journeys leave Tempest Studios on Bishop Street at 12:30 p.m. and again at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 13. Based on the classic folk tale, The BremenThe Bellefonte Journeys performance is town Musicians, Saturday, August 13 with a rain date of Sunday, the perforAugust 14. mance asks the audience to embark on a journey to follow Gertie the Goat, Celeste the Cat, Robbie the Rooster, and Daisy the Duck throughout Bellefonte. The performances will take place at various points in town, and some take place simultaneously. The “audience” will come upon performances already in progress and can follow them through town on their way to Bremen Town (Talleyrand Park). Eventually, the travelers – audience and actors – will become part of the Hootenanny in the Park as the afternoon’s festivities come to an end. You can become part of the performance. You may be asked to solve a character’s problems; learn music, songs, and dances; or read lines or improvise. You can get as involved as you like, or just be a spectator. You could even design your own character. Past Bellefonte Journeys have been The Alice Journeys and A Perfectly Particularly Preposterous Party. The Journeys are designed for all ages and everything is free. This project is supported by the PA Council on the Arts through Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts. Find out more, including hints on how you may get involved, at or call (814) 404-6027.

8/12 The Surgical Staff w/ Foghat Leghorn, 10pm

The Deli – Downtown State College

8/14 Tries Bien Ensemble – 11:30am-1:30pm 8/18 Domenick Swentosky

Elk Creek Café & Ale Works – Millheim

8/13 Richie Stearns & The Evil City String Band, 8pm 8/18 Poe Valley Troubadours, 7:30pm

Governor’s Pub – Bellefonte 8/17 Biscuit Jam, 6:30pm 8/18 JT Blues, 6:30pm

Inferno Brick Oven & Bar – Downtown State College 8/17 Greg & Jason Acoustic

Mountain Valley Diner – Wingate

8/16 Joe Casher, 5:30pm 8/18 Karaoke w/ Ken Yeaney, 5:30pm

Otto’s Pub & Brewery – N. Atherton St., State College 8/17 Scott Mangene, 8pm 8/18 18 Strings, 9pm

Spontaneous, Simultaneous Performances all around Town

Bellefonte Journeys 2011: Bremen or Bust!

The Darkhorse Tavern – Downtown State College

The Phyrst – Downtown State College 8/12 8/13 8/14 8/15 8/16 8/17 8/18


Just send your band information—however big or small the news is—to The Gazette! We have a feature called “Centre of the Music Scene” which will feature information about the local band scene in Centre County. Whether it’s country, rock, bluegrass, folk, jazz, rap— whatever—let us know what’s happening! We might even do a full-length feature about it! Just send your info via e-mail to or if you have a CD that you’d like us to review, send it to... Centre County Gazette ATTN: Entertainment Editor P.O. Box 679 State College, PA 16804

Noah & Dominick, 8pm Ted McCloskey & The Hi-Fi’s, 10:30pm The Phyrst Phamily, 8pm Spider Kelly, 10:30pm Lowjack, 10:30pm Open Mic Night, 9pm Mia Mania, Midnight Table Ten, 10:30pm The Nightcrawlers, 10:30pm Atlas Soundtrack, 8pm Maxwell Strait, 10:30pm

The Rathskeller – Downtown State College 8/12 Mr. Hand, 10:30pm 8/13 Nobody’s Hero, 10:30pm

Red Horse Tavern – Pleasant Gap 8/12 Chris Schenck, 9pm 8/17 Folk Jam, 7pm

The Saloon – Downtown State College All Entertainment starts at 10:30pm 8/12 Velveeta 8/13 Mr. Hand 8/14 Atomic Supersonic 8/15 Smokin’ Karaoke 8/16 Skinny Jeans Richer 8/17 Broken 8/18 My Hero Zero

The State Theatre – Downtown State College 8/16 Menopause: The Musical, 8pm 8/17 Menopause: The Musical, 2pm & 8pm 8/18 Menopause: The Musical, 8pm

Tussey Mountain Amphitheater – Boalsburg

8/18 Wing Challenge #5 featuring JR & Natalie Band w/ The Brew Devils

Zeno’s Pub – Downtown State College

8/12 The Nightcrawlers, 8:30pm 8/16 Natalie Berrena, 11pm 8/17 Andy Tolins Bluegrass Revue, 7pm Schedules subject to change. Call the venue for details. The Gazette is committed to providing you with a complete listing of upcoming Live Entertainment in Centre County. If your establishment provides Live Entertainment and would like to have your entertainment listed for FREE here in the Gazette, just e-mail your entertainment to

AUGUST 12, 2011

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FREE Friday Concerts

On the Lemont Village Green, Fridays from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Some artists having performed there before and some are new. The schedule is filled through August. Picnickers are always welcome. Concerts are free, but a basket is passed to help support Granary renovation. Visit • Friday, August 12 – OverheaD - Wendy Hanson: vocals; Kevin Fagley: vocals, guitar, and bass: Tom Mallouk: vocals, guitar, and bass; Eileen Christman: violin, keyboards, bass, and vocals; and Rick Plut: drums and vocals, playing classic rock and old standards • Friday, August 19 – Carpal Tunnel String Band - John Lamancusa, John Letscher, and Mike Irvin playing Appalachian Old Time Music, fiddle, guitar, banjo, and mandolin • Friday, August 26 – Ridge & Valley String Band - Dave Lauder, guitar; Mark Ralston fiddle, banjo, autoharp; and Tom Rosencranz, banjo, playing bluegrass and old-timey American music including fiddle tunes, songs, ballads, and occasional Appalachian dance music.

AC Express


A Fairy Tale Evening

By Pat Park (photos by Drew Frank, Meadowlane Photography)

Menopause the Musical Tuesday, August 16-Saturday, August 21 The State Theatre Since March 2001, the hilarious show, Menopause The MusicalŽ, has entertained and inspired women from coast-to-coast and internationally. Written by Jeanie Linders, this uplifting 90-minute production includes parodies from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s. It culminates with a salute to women who are experiencing The Change! Performances on August 16 at 8 p.m., Aug 17 at 2 & 8 p.m., August 18 at 8 p.m., August 20 at 2 & 8 p.m., and Aug 21 at 2 & 5:30 p.m. Cost: $42 Gold Circle, $40 orchestra, $30 balcony.

Tommy Wareham & The Intriques Sunday, August 21 at 6 p.m. Free Concert at South Hills Business School This is part of the summer series of picnic concerts at the business school on Waupelani Drive, State College. Bring your own chairs, blanket, picnics, or snacks. Rain or shine.

The Horse Whisperer documentary

Tuesday-Thursday, August 23-25 The State Theatre This documentary tells the incredible true story of Buck Brannaman, the unusually perceptive cowboy whose remarkable ability to communicate with horses inspired both Nicholas Evans’ novel The Horse Whisperer and the hit Robert Redford film that followed. Buck is playing Tuesday, August 23 at 7 p.m., Wednesday, August 24 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday Concerts at the Gazebo Thursday, August 25 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, August 14 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students Talleyrand Park Gazebo, Bellefonte John Cimino & Chad Caprio bring “Acou- & seniors, including the box office fee. staphonc Circus� to Talleyrand Park, Bellefonte on Sunday, August 14, at 7 p.m. to Friday Night Favorites conclude the summer concert series. This Classic Movies at The State Theatre “unplugged� show will include music from Friday evenings at 4 p.m., 7 p.m., & 9:30 the ’60s through today, including country, p.m. rock and pop. Halle Mitchell will be a Friday Night Favorites showcases acclaimed featured performer – a very talented 10 year older films of all genres and eras every Friday old singer/songwriter from Bellefonte. She night. Each film benefits a different local will be performing original material as well charity. Don’t miss your chance to see these as cover songs from top female artists. Halle classics on the big screen! Tickets are $5. will have her debut CD available. Schedule Friday, August 26 - Crouching Tiger, Hidden and contact information is available at www. Dragon These concerts are made possible through the Bellefonte Historical Zeropoint Big Band and Cultural Association. Sunday, August 28 at 6 p.m. Free Concert at South Hills Business Music in the Park School Sunday, August 14 at 4 p.m. This is part of the summer series of picnic Milesburg Community Park You’re invited to Milesburg’s Music in the concerts at the business school on WauPark on Sunday August 14 at 4 p.m. with pelani Drive, State College. Bring your own Jamie Day, singing Elvis songs. The concert chairs, blanket, picnics, or snacks. Rain or is at Milesburg Community Park. For more shine. info, call (814) 353-8886. Saturday, August 13 at 7 p.m. Fairbrook United Methodist Church AC Express, modern and classic country band, will perform August 13 at 7 p.m. at Fairbrook UM Church, 4201 W Whitehall Road, Pennsylvania Furnace. Bring a lawn chair. Lawn games for kids. Ice cream sundaes to purchase starting at 6:30 p.m. Inside if rain.


Sunday, August 14 at 6 p.m. Free Concert at South Hills Business School This is part of the summer series of picnic concerts at the business school on Waupelani Drive, State College. Bring your own chairs, blanket, picnics, or snacks. Rain or shine.

Keystone Society of Swing

Sunday, September 4 at 6 p.m. Free Concert at South Hills Business School This is part of the summer series of picnic concerts at the business school on Waupelani Drive, State College. Bring your own chairs, blanket, picnics, or snacks. Rain or shine.


Harry Shaw


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Into the Woods opened at Boal Barn Tuesday and special recognition has to go to Tom McClary and his production staff for a delightful show. The decision to do the show in modern dress was a brilliant one and costume designer, Joy Elizabeth Downey, defined each character with just the right touch. Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine have woven several well known fairy tales together to give us the plot for Into the Woods so that the characters can interact with each other as well as giving the audience a chance to see what happens after the â&#x20AC;&#x153;happily ever afterâ&#x20AC;? endings. Although the cast was a true ensemble, I have to make several comments on individuals. As The Witch, Amy Sclight had some complicated lines and she sailed through them without a stumble. Amy has a strong voice and I would love to hear her sing without amplification. The Baker and his wife were played by Eric Brinser and Kate Oberholtzer. Both were in good voice and were very believable in their more dramatic scenes. Side note: Bald Eagle students go see Mr. Brinser. You will be impressed. The Wicked Stepmother and her daughters had the best chance to dress the part. Played by Susan Kleit, Emily Dennis, and Jessica Blanarik, they were a delight and their wardrobe sharp and edgy. My favorite spots may have been the duets starring the two Princes. Jason Meyer, Rapunzelâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Prince, and Michael Tews, Cinderellaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Prince, were perfect for the parts. Michaelâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s overacting hit the right comic note. Loved his sneakers. Julia Albertsonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Cinderella had the proper

layers to her personality; she was not sure if actually marrying a prince would guarantee happiness. Her sweet voice was perfect for Cinderella. Rachel Reed as Little Red won the audience almost as soon as she stepped on stage. She has an excellent stage voice, clear and precise. There was no doubt in my mind that her new cape would be made of wolf skin. Jason Myer did double duty as the Wolf and as a result had an outstanding solo, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Hello, Little Girlâ&#x20AC;?. Helen Fleischer deserves to be applauded as Milky White, the cow. Non-speaking roles are difficult. Never once did I see Helen break character; she just kept chewing her cud. I have enjoyed Stefan Pelikan in past shows, but the part of Jack was perfect for him. Jason Hetler also did double duty. He kept the audience informed of the action as the Narrator for the play and was also the Mysterious Man. All of the smaller roles had good voices. Lisa Wasbotten, as Rapunzel, has an exceptional voice. I hope that we get to see more of her. The evening concluded with scholarships being awarded to Sarah Rafacz and Jessica Blanarik to be used to further their education in the field of drama. Into the Woods runs until August 20. Leading Ladies opens September 6.




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August 12 & 13 – Community Yard Sale The Boalsburg “On the Hill” community yard sale is Friday and Saturday, August 12 and 13, generally from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sales will be on the hill above the Military Museum.

August 13, 20 & 27 – Free Gardening Classes There are free gardening classes Saturday mornings in August, each from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Tait Farm. Please call to register (814) 466-3411. August 13 - Refrigerator Pickles and more! – Jeanne Homan Crunchy and easy, make the best pickles and relishes ever. August 20 – Delicious Fun with Fresh Tomatoes – Kim Tait and Cindy Law. There can never be too many tomatoes when there are so many possibilities. August 27 – Fall Flower and Container Gardening – Val Zoller and Kim Tait. Create subtle, yet stunning autumn beauty around your home.

August 17-20 – Huge Rummage Sale There will be a huge Rummage Sale at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Pine Grove Mills, Wednesday, August 17 to Saturday, August 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Books, DVDs / videos, toys, household items, clothing, furniture, sporting equipment, etc. Proceeds will benefit Interfaith Human Services of Centre County and offset the cost of medications for annual church-sponsored  medical mission trip to Nicaragua. August 20 – Rummage Sale This rummage sale on August 20 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. includes household items, clothing and accessories, books, small appliances and other miscellaneous items. It’s at Drayer Physical Therapy at 1680 Zion Road, Bellefonte. All proceeds will go to the Drayer School in Haiti. Vendors Wanted for Holiday Bazaar The Holiday Bazaar will be November 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pleasant Gap United Methodist Church, 179 S. Main St., Pleasant Gap. Tables provided at $15 each. Registration deadline is Oct. 24. To register or for more info contact the church at (814) 359-3011 or email

Dining & Take Out Fridays in August – Doggie Dessert Event It’s time for Wiscoy’s 16th Annual Ice Cream Socials for Dogs – Friday  nights in August from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., 424 West Aaron Drive. Wiscoy’s Own Dog Ice Cream will be served. All dogs need to be on a leash. August 13 – Pork Loin Supper New Hope Lutheran Church of Spring Mills will serve a Pork Loin Supper on Saturday August 13 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Eat in or take-out. Everyone is welcome. August 14 – Chicken BBQ Howard Fire Hall is hosting a Chicken BBQ on August 14 from 11:30 a.m. until gone. Halves are $5; meals are $8 including baked beans, potato salad, and roll.

August 21 – Ring the Bell at Boogersburg School Please join The Centre County Historical Society for a special Open House at the historic Boogersburg One-Room Schoolhouse. Visitors are cordially invited to “attend school” throughout the afternoon on August 21, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. August 27 – Third Annual Aviation Awareness Day There’s a free aviation open house at University Park airport on August 27 from 9 a.m. to noon. Lots of airplanes on display from models to ultralights, gliders, home-builts, single- and multi-engine, commercial, and more. EAA Young Eagles providing introductory flights for kids ages eight to 17. Learn about general aviation activities and opportunities in the Centre region. Breakfast available starting at 8 a.m. August 28 – Family Heritage Event at Grange Fair The Centre County Genealogy group is hosting Centre County Family Heritage Afternoon at the Grange Fair on August 28 from noon to 4 p.m. at the recreation building on the fairgrounds. Displays will focus on McFeely’s Brickyard, Scotia Mines, and Cerro Metal families. Also, society members will be there to inform you about family history resources and publications.





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September 11 – Tools of the 18th & 19th Century Our Forefathers’ Workshop – Tools of the 18th & 19th Century will be presented free on Sunday, September 11 starting at 2 p.m. at Centre Furnace Mansion. Leave your power tools behind and join the Centre County Historical Society for a hands-on demonstration and program about the tools and building techniques of early Pennsylvania settlers by Richard Pencek, Penn State University Retired Professor of American Studies. Informative and entertaining, Pencek’s program will appeal to visitors of every age. Enjoy learning about how shake shingles, beams and pegs were made without the benefit of modern tools. This program will be outdoors. In case of rain, it will be in the Hearth Room at the Centre Furnace Mansion September 13 – Free Training Handling Possible Child Abuse Hope For Kids is offering free training conducted by the PA Family Support Alliance (FSA). Though this is part two in a threepart series on recognizing, responding, and handling abuse allegations, you need not have attended the first one in June. This training will be Tuesday, September 13 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Patton Township Municipal Building. The training is completely free, including social work CEUs. They need at least 15 participants; there is space for 50. R.s.v.p to Hope For Kids by August 26: October 5 – Entrepreneurial Women’s Expo Social Jessica Dolan, creator of EWE, invites the public to the Entrepreneurial Women’s Expo, Wednesday October 5 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Celebration Hall, Commercial Boulevard, State College. It will be followed by a cocktail social from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event celebrates and supports local women entrepreneurs (or soon-to-be entrepreneurs).

Fundraiser/Social Events August 13 – Memorial Car Show The second annual Sam Boob Memorial Car Show will be held in the front parking lot of the Penns Valley High School on Saturday, August 13 from 9 a.m. till 3 p.m. This event is being held in memory of Sam Boob, who was tragically killed in August of 2009. There will be categories for all types of cars, trucks, and motorcycles. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Penns Valley HOPE Fund charity. Food will be available on the grounds. August 26 – Dinner Dance There will be a Dinner/Dance Friday, August 26 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Columbia Fire Hall, Osceola Mills. Please make reservations by Monday, August 22. Call Sybal (814) 765-4374, Irmagard (814) 238-7189, Ruby (814) 378-7530, Dorothy (814) 342-5172 or Alberta; (814) 684-4542 for details. Couples, singles, friends and especially seniors (50 yrs. + crowd) are welcomed. The event benefits the Moshannon Valley Widow/Widower Support Group.



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September 16 – Comedy Night for a Cause Join The Village at Penn State and Home Instead Senior Care this September to raise money for the Central PA Walk to End Alzheimer’s. These teams have partnered to present a Silent Auction and Wise Crackers Comedy Show at Toftrees Friday, September 16. The silent auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by the Comedy Show at 8 p.m. Tickets are available now. Contact Dana Davis at (814) 235-8921 or Crystal Henry at (814) 238-8820 for tickets or to make a donation to our silent auction. September 24 – Apple Fest & Vehicle Show The 11th Annual Apple Harvest Festival & Car - Truck - Motorcycle Show sponsored by The Milesburg Museum and Historical Society is Saturday, September 24 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Market Street in Milesburg. Pre-registrations for car show, call (814) 355-9647. Day-of-show registrations will be accepted until 11:30 a.m. Car show awards presented at 4 p.m. Activities throughout the day: Old-fashioned outdoor breakfast at 8 a.m., homemade baked goods, homemade soups, luncheon stand, apple dumplings, children’s activities, craft demonstrations, and music.

Kids’ Stuff August 20 – School Supply Giveaway Watermarke Youth Group of Watermarke Christian Church is holding its 2nd annual Free School Supply Give-away on August 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Watermarke Wave Youth Group is giving away pens, pencils, glue, notebooks, paper, gently used jeans, and more. Visit the Watermarke Outreach Center on 114 South Spring Street, Bellefonte on Saturday during the Bellefonte Arts & Crafts Fair. Stop by for free ice-cold water, school supplies, and healthy snack ideas. August 23 – BEA Libraries Open All Bald Eagle Area elementary school libraries will be open one last time this summer vacation to check out/in books: August 23 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Walks, Runs, Rides & Floats August 13 – Restek Revved Up for Fun Motorcycle Ride 100-mile Motorcyle Poker Run with a Clem’s meal, door prizes, raffle prizes, and cool t-shirts for advance registrants. Nine a.m. registration begins at Restek Corporation off the Benner Pike. $20 per rider; $10 per passenger. Call Jim Richards or Heather Bierly (814) 360-5465 or (814) 353-1300 ext. 2174. September 18 – Women’s Resource Center Steps to Safety 5K Run/Walk The 2011 Steps to Safety 5K run/walk will be held on Sunday September 18 starting at 1 p.m. at the PSU Blue/White Golf Course. The event was established in 2000, after a Penn State student was raped while running along the PSU golf course. A group of local runners wanted to show their support and encouragement for the young woman. This event helps to increase awareness of domestic and sexual violence in the community and benefits the Centre County Women’s Resource Center, working to provide safety, shelter and counseling to victims and families of domestic and sexual violence. Visit to register or for more information. Compiled by Sandie Biddle

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GROUP MEETINGS Alzheimer’s Support Group is held the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Mount Nittany Dining Room at The Inn, Brookline. For more information, contact Anne Campbell (814) 234-3141 or Janie Provan (814) 235-2000. Ancient Mystic Order of Samaritans meet the fourth Thursday every month at 7:30 p.m. at I.O.O.F. Hall, 756 N. Main St., Pleasant Gap. Bald Eagle Watershed Association meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Milesburg Borough Building. Visit www. BEA Class of 1960 holds its monthly luncheon on the third Thursday each month at 11:30 a.m. at the Mountain Valley Diner in Wingate. For more information, call Barb at (814) 466-6027. BEA Class of 1964 holds its monthly breakfast on the fourth Saturday of each month at 9 a.m. at the Mt. Valley Diner in Wingate. Call Sue at (814) 625-2132. BEA Class of 1965 holds its monthly dinner on the last Friday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Bellefonte Moose. Any questions call Bob at (814) 383-2151. BHS Class ‘67 holds monthly breakfast on first Saturday of each month at Sunset West at 8:30 a.m. Location subject to change. For information call Vic (814) 360-1948.

WWW.CENTRECOUNTYGAZETTE.COM The Gazette will publish the regular meeting dates & times for all Centre County social & service groups, organizations, clubs, etc that has membership open to the public. To have yours listed send to or mail to Stott Publications, PO Box 129, Warriors Mark, PA 16877

Diabetes Support Group meets the second Thursday of each month from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., conference rooms 1 & 2, Mount Nittany Medical Center, Entrance E, State College. Diabetes education classes are also held regularly. For info contact Certified Diabetes Educator Amy Leffard, RN, BSN, CDE, at (814) 231-7095 or aleffard@

Bible Study for Adults offers helpful and practical explanations from Ezekiel & Daniel. There is also a teen meeting with Pastor Jeremy. These are at the Nittany Baptist Church just east of Boalsburg on Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. Call (814) 360-1601 for info.

Grief Support Group at Centre Crest will meet at 6 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month, starting in September. It was previously the first Tuesday. For additional info contact Anne Boal, Social Service Assistant, Centre Crest Nursing Facility, 502 East Howard Street, Bellefonte, (814) 548-1140

BNI (Business Networking International) meets weekly on Thursdays from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Celebration Hall. $10 fee for room and breakfast. BNI is the largest business networking organization in the world. We offer members the opportunity to share ideas, contacts and most importantly, business referrals. Contact president Kelly Swisher for information (814)-280-1656 Brain Injury Support Group meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. No meetings Jan. or Feb. Location is HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, 550 W. College Ave., Pleasant Gap. Call (814) 359-3421 for info about any of their support groups. Breast Cancer Support Group meets the first Monday of each month from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Conference Room 4, Entrance B, Mt. Nittany Medical Center, State College. Call Kristin Sides for information (814) 234-6175 or e-mail ksides@

I.O.O.F. Centre Lodge #153 meets the first and third Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at I.O.O.F. Lodge Hall 756 North Main Street, Pleasant Gap. Keystone Guild of the Watchmakers Association of Pa. meets the second Tuesday of each month 1 p.m. at the Bull Pen Restaurant at the west end of Tyrone. Call George at (814) 238-1668. Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets the third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. at HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, use Outpatient Entrance, 550 W. College Ave., Pleasant Gap. Affiliated with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Call (814) 359-3421 for info. Nittany Mineral Society meets the third Wednesday of the month in Room 114 Auditorium of the Earth & Engineering Sciences (EES) Bldg on the west side of the Penn State Campus. Social hour at 6:30 p.m., refreshments until 8 p.m., followed by the speaker. Junior Rockhounds also meet on third Wednesdays, 6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Room 116 Earth & Engineering Sciences Building. Call (814) 867-6263 or visit

Bellefonte Elks Lodge meetings are held on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 7 p.m. at the Bellefonte Elks.

Centre County Real Estate Investment Club meets the third Thursday of every month from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 1609 N Atherton St. State College. For more information call (814) 280-5839.

Bellefonte Encampment #72 and Ridgeley Canton #8 meet the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Windmere Hall, 454 Rolling Ridge Drive, State College.

The Centre Crest Auxiliary meets the fourth Monday of the month at 1:30 p.m. All are welcomed. Centre Crest Nursing Facility, 502 East Howard Street, Bellefonte, (814) 548-1140.

Bellefonte Historical Railroad Society meets the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Train Station in Talleyrand Park, Bellefonte. All meetings are open to the public. Activities include: restoration of the Bellefonte Central snowplow & caboose; restoration of the rail diesel cars; track maintenance; and Fall Foliage & Santa Express train rides. Check out details at bellefontetrain. org or leave a message at (814) 355-1053.

Centre Hall Lions Club meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. and the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Centre Hall Lions Club Building, 153 E. Church St. Centre Hall.

The Nittany Valley Writers Network hold their Early-Risers Breakfast every third Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. at The Waffle Shop, 1610 W College Ave, State College. All are welcome ask for the Writers Table. They hold their Writers Social the fourth Tuesday of the month from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Autoport, 1405 S Atherton St., State College. Ask for the writers’ table inside.

Centre Region Model Investment Club meets in the Mazza Room at South Hills Business School, 480 Waupelani Drive, State College from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the second Monday of every month. Observe an interactive educational stock model investment club. This is a project of the Central PA Chapter of Better Investing and open to the public. Call (814) 234-8775 or e-mail

Parent Support Group for Children with Eating Disorders meets the second Tuesday of each month from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College. The mediators are Nancy Campbell, LCC; Kristie Kaufman, MD; Jody Whipple, RD, LDN, CDE. Classes help children and parents to understand eating disorders. For info contact Kristie Kaufman at (814) 466-7921.

Bellefonte Intervalley Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its business after-hours August 18 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Nature Inn at Bald Eagle State Park. Bellefonte Kiwanis Club meets every Tuesday at the Moose Club on Spring Street at noon. For information on Kiwanis, contact Richard King, (814) 355-9606. Bellefonte Sunrise Rotary Club meets every Friday at 7:30 a.m. at Diamond Deli on North Allegheny Street. Guests and visitors welcome. For more information on BSRC, contact Debbie Rowley (814) 880-9453. Bellefonte VFW Post 1600 Ladies Auxillary will hold their monthly meeting the second Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. the Post Home on Spring St. Bellefonte. Better Breathers Support Group meets the third Thursday of every month from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. No meetings are Jan. or Feb. Location is HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, 550 W. College Ave., Pleasant Gap. Call (814) 359-3421 for info about any of their support groups.

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PAGE 23 Sacred Harp Singing meets the second and fourth Mondays of the month from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the University Mennonite Church, 1606 Norma St., State College. For information, visit Special Needs Children & Families Support Group will hold its first meeting Thursday, August 11 at 7 p.m. at the Tyrone Public Library. This group will be addressing concerns in an informal setting on aspects of raising a child with special needs, treatments, education, advocacy/ legal issues, behavior, etc. For more information contact Angie LeVanish at (814) 386-1826/ Spring Creek Watershed Association meets the third Tuesday of each month from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Patton Township Building. Most meetings feature a guest speaker with an expertise in watershed, water resource, or other conservation issues. The association promotes actions that protect and enhance the quality of life, environment, and the economy throughout the watershed, Spring Creek, and its tributaries. All are welcomed. Visit State College Downtown Rotary Club meets Thursdays at noon at Damon’s, East College Avenue, State College. State College Sunrise Rotary Club meets weekly on Wednesdays at Hotel State College (above The Corner Room, back the hall from The Allen Street Grill) from 7:15 a.m. to 8 a.m. State College Elks Lodge holds its meetings on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the State College Elks Country Club. State College Lions Club meets the first and third Thursday of the month at Damon’s of State College at 6 p.m. Stroke Support Group meets the last Tuesday of every month at 1 p.m. No meetings are held in August or December. Location is HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital, 550 W. College Ave., Pleasant Gap. Call (814) 359-3421 for info about any of their support groups. Zion MOPS & Beyond meets the first Thursday of each month at 3261 Zion Road Bellefonte from 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and on the third Thursday of the month from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. First visit is free; $10 annual membership fee when you join. Compiled by Sandie Biddle


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Red Cross Blood Drive Schedule AUGUST 15 – AUGUST 20

MON, AUG. 15 10:30 - 4:30

MOUNT NITTANY MEDICAL CENTER, 1800 E. PARK AVE., STATE COLLEGE **Edible Arrangements **Chick-fil-A **Pizza Mia Pizza in the canteen

Friday August 12

TUE, AUG. 16 10 - 4:00

RED CROSS DONOR CENTER, 135 PUGH ST., STATE COLLEGE **Edible Arrangements **G-Man Pizza in the canteen! **All presenting donors will be eligible to win a gas grill, a case of steaks or a quarter side of beef.

Migrating Naturalist at the Campground Don’t miss your park naturalist flying around the Campground as he tells you about the local wildlife, plants and general natural history of Bald Eagle Valley. Location: Russell P. Letterman Campground. Event is from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

TUE, AUG. 16 10 - 3:00

EAST COAST HEALTH & FITNESS, 250 W. HAMILTON ST., STATE COLLEGE **Edible Arrangements **Chick-fil-A **All presenting donors will be entered to win a free three month membership to East Coast Health & Fitness, two personal training sessions or a 10 class card!

State Parks

Please call the Bald Eagle State Park Office for more information at 814-625-2775! Environmental Learning Center Open House Stop in at the Environmental Learning Center to look around at various mounts and educational displays. A park volunteer or staff member will be on hand to talk or share general information about Bald Eagle State Park. Open house is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Movie Night at the Inn: What’s on Your Plate! Witty and provocative, this film follows two middle school students as they explore their place in the food chain. Through visits to local food sources in and around NYC, the two girls explore the food stream from origin to leftovers, and offer hope and solutions for linking sustainable food producers with consumers. Meet at the Nature Inn Multi-purpose room. Movie is from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

WED, AUG. 17 10 - 3:00

NORTH CLUB, 1510 MARTIN ST., STATE COLLEGE. All presenting donors will be eligible to win a one month membership to the North Club. **Edible Arrangements **Chick-fil-A

Saturday, August 13

Ask a Naturalist @ the Beach! Do you have any questions about the plants or animals at Bald Eagle State Park? If so, stop by the Beach area and ask your park naturalist. Location: Beach Area near playground. Event is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Story Time What better way to spend an evening than listing to some excellent stories about nature. Enjoy a story read by a local volunteer with the whole family. Meet at the Russell P. Letterman Campground Amphitheater. Story Time is from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Live Birds of Prey This may be your only chance to see hawks and owls up close! Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center will bring a few live birds to Bald Eagle State Park and discuss their interesting lives and adaptations. This is a great chance to see some of our local avian life at a close but safe distance. Meet at the Russell P. Letterman Campground Amphitheater. Event is from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Sunday, August 14

Nature Inn Green Building Tour and Discussion Join the Innkeeper for a tour of the Nature Inn including a detailed explanation of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and the major green building systems. Learn about geothermal heating and cooling, solar hot-water heat generation, rainwater harvesting, native habitat restoration, and the use of rain gardens during this behind the scenes visit. Meet at the Nature Inn lobby. Event is from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

THU, AUG. 18 12 - 6:00

OAKWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 1865 WADDLE RD., STATE COLLEGE ** Edible Arrangements **Chick-fil-A **Outback Steakhouse in the canteen

SAT, AUG. 20 9 - 1:00

ZION COMMUNITY CHURCH, 3261 ZION ROAD, BELLEFONTE ** Edible Arrangements **Beef up the Blood Supply

**EDIBLE ARRANGEMENTS - all presenting donors will receive a coupon for a free box of 6 chocolate covered fruits from Edible Arrangements. The coupon is valid until September 15 and is available by in-store pick-up only. **CHICK-FIL-A - all presenting donors will receive a coupon for a free milk shake at Chick-fil-A. **BEEF UP THE BLOOD SUPPLY - one lucky donor from each of 5 selected drives will be eligible to win a Weber charcoal grill from Ace Hardware and a gift card from Arby’s.

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Environmental Learning Center Open House Stop in at the Environmental Learning Center to look around at various mounts and educational displays. A park volunteer will be on hand to talk or share general information about Bald Eagle State Park. Open house is from noon to 2 p.m.

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Migrating Naturalist at the Beach Don’t miss your park naturalist flying around the Beach as he tells you about the local wildlife, plants and general natural history of Bald Eagle Valley. Takes place at the Beach Area from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Thursday, August 18

Full Moon Paddle Join Tussey Mountain Outfitters and the Bald Eagle State Park staff for this paddle on F.J. Sayers Lake. Exploring the lake at night is a whole new experience! Call the Park Office to reserve your spot and to get more details. Cost - $15/person for canoe or kayak. This program is for participants ages 10 and up. Pre-registration is required by August 15. Meet at the Park Office. Paddle is from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 20

Environmental Learning Center Open House Stop in at the Environmental Learning Center to look around at various mounts and educational displays. A park volunteer will be on hand to talk or share general information about Bald Eagle State Park. Open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Story Time What better way to spend an evening than listing to some excellent stories about nature! Enjoy a story read by a local volunteer with the whole family. Meet at the Russell P. Letterman Campground Amphitheater Story Time from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Camper vs Wild: Flint Knapping! Have you ever found an arrowhead? You won’t be looking for arrowheads at this presentation, instead you’ll be learning how to make them! This program will focus on the basic skill of making arrowheads and other stone tools. By the end of the presentation, you will have the opportunity to try your hand at this ancient craft. Meet at the Russell P. Letterman Campground Amphitheater. Program is from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Sunday, August 21

Sunday Morning Stroll Don’t miss out on one of the most exhilarating times of the day in nature – the morning! Join the park naturalist in meandering local trails to explore what the morning brings. Natural history topics from insects to plants may be discussed. (Participants will be walking at least a mile on uneven surfaces). Meet at the Nature Inn. Stroll is from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wind Surfing! Yes, that is right! You can learn how to windsurf at Bald Eagle State Park! Join local windsurfing instructor and enthusiast, Willem H. (Bill) van den Berg, for a presentation and demonstration on this interesting sport. Location: Beach Area. Presentation from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

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Centre County Deed Transfers 07/25/2011 thru 07/29/2011

S=Seller B=Buyer T/M=Township/ Municipality S: Allison, April N. Boob, April N. Allison, Joseph J. B: Allison, April N. Boob, Eva M. 82 Back St. $1.00 T/M: Curtin S: Reese, Russell E. Reese, Diane E. B: Richards, Amanda Richards, Joshua 204 North High Street Port Matilda, PA 16870 $155,000 T/M: Port Matilda S: McGahen, Carol E. B: LaFevers, Nathan B. 136 Haverford Cr. State College, PA 16803 $135,000 T/M: Patton S: Churner, Jill A. Est. Churner, Patricia Per B: Washburn, James 105 Loch Lomond Rd. $25,000 T/M: Rush S: Myers, Jason A. by Att. Myers, Brittaney A. B: McCalarney, Tammy 139 Sycamore Dr. State College, PA 16801 $176,500 T/M: Ferguson S: Smith, Colleen M. B: Phelps, Mark David Phelps, Dana M. 133 Cambridge Lane Bellefonte, PA 16823 $160,900 T/M: Benner S: Shipton, John C. Shipton, Cindy E. B: John C. & Cindy E. Shipton Real Estate Shipton, John C. Tr. Shipton, Condy E. Tr. Pine Creek Rd. $1.00 T/M: Haines S: Shipton, John C. Shipton, Cindy E. B: John C. & Cindy E. Shipton Real Estate Shipton, John C. Tr. Shipton, Condy E. Tr. Pine Creek Rd. $1.00 T/M: Haines

S: Baranak, Timothy L. Retorick, Joyce E. Baranak, Joyce E. B: Baranak, Timothy L. Baranak, Joyce E. 225 Pancake Rd. Clarence, PA 16829 $1.00 T/M: Snow Shoe

S: Rutter, J. Paul III Hoag, Anne M. B: Travis, Jane Anderson Wright, Melissa Webb 353 Clarence Ave. $210,000 T/M: State College Boro S: Phillips, Dennis A. Jr. B: Phillips, Andrew 113 Turnpike St. $65,000 T/M: Milesburg

S: Weaverling, Michael J. Weaverling, Jo Ellen K. Roberts, Jo Ellen K. B: Weaverling, Michael J. Weaverling, Jo Ellen K. 102 Berwick Dr. Boalsburg, PA 16827 $1.00 T/M: Harris

S: Arney, Beverly by Att. B: Clausing, William E. Iwani, Haruko 220 Willow Ave. Centre Hall, PA 16828 $142,900 T/M: Centre Hall

S: Stitzer, Amanda L. B: Stitzer, Amanda L. Stitzer, Michael L. 123 Kreitzer Ave. Centre Hall, PA 16828 $1.00 T/M: Potter S: Zimmerman, Peggy Lu, Aimmerman, Donald R. B: McVey, Diann 752 W. Aaron Dr. State College, PA 16803 $200,000 T/M: Ferguson S: Sinner, Eugene P. Snner, Melissa J. B: Kuhlman, Adam J. Kuhlman, Lashelle E. 1014 W. Springfield Dr. Bellefonte, PA 16823 $225,750 T/M: Walker S: BDM&M Land Devt LLC B: Bernhardt, Jason D. Bernhardt, Jennifer N. 256 Jefferson Circle Bellefonte, PA 16823 $285,000 T/M: Walker S: Zendt, Charles H. Jr. Stover, Anne M. B: Fry, Anne V. 1245 Westerly Parkway, U 45 State College, PA 16801 $275,000 T/M: Ferguson S: Jodon, Larry E. Est. Bennett, Tabatha S. Per. B: Powell, George T. Powell, Veronica L. 177 Stratford Dr. State College, PA 16823 $485,000 T/M: Benner S: S&A Homes Inc. Songer, Thomas F. by Att. Poole, Robert E. Haubert, Don E. by Att. WPSH Associates B: Barker, Walter D. Barker, Kay F. 1218 Longfellow Ln. $79,000 T/M: Ferguson S: Tice, R. Glenn Tice, Nancy e. B: Tice, R. Glenn Tice, Nancy E. 620 Hublersburg Rd. $1.00 T/M: Walker

S: Gray’s Woods Partnership S&A Homes Inc. B: Madduri, Kamesh Chandramowlishwaran, Aparna 169 Garret Ave. Port Matilda, PA 16870 $229,900 T/M: Patton S: Stewart, James G. Stewart, James G. B: Fox, Penny L. 998 Spotts Rd. Julian, PA 16844 $1.00 T/M: Union S: Auman, Philp L. Auman, Anita K. B: Auman, Philip L. Auman, Justin 757 Egypt Hollow Rd. Julian, PA 16844 $1.00 T/M: Union S: Ralph Spearly Contracting Inc. B: Crouse, Jack L. Crouse, Tina V. 161 Tesel Way Bellefonte, PA 16823 $288,600 T/M: Benner

S: Zapcic, Donald J. B: Zapcic, Thomas W. Zapcic, Robert G. 202 Whitetail Rd. $1.00 T/M: Haines S: Musselman, Ronald D. Musselman, Cathy A. B: McCoy, Russell M. McCoy, Penny J. 140 Tealbriar Ln. Bellefonte, PA 16823 $149,900 T/M: Spring S: Miller, Helen . by Gua B: Downes, Leslie J. II Downes, Susan E. 106 Long Ln. $129,900 T/M: Milheim S: Rosenhamer, Mary Elizabeth Rosenhamer, John H. B: Michael McCrossin Family Trust McCrossin, Kathleen B. Tr. 157 W. College Ave. $10.00 T/M: Spring S: Rosenhamer, Mary Elizabeth Rosenhamer, John H. B: Michael McCrossin Family Trust McCrossin, Kathleen B. Tr. 157 W. College Ave. $1.00 T/M: Spring S: Rohan, Jeffery T. B: Blair, Zachary J. Blair, Michelle R. 301 Homestead Lane Boalsburg, PA 16827 $182,500 T/M: Harris S: Houseknecht, Adam C. Houseknecht, Darcy B: Caimi, Adam J. 134 Skyview Drive Bellefonte, PA 16823 $183,000 T/M: Spring

S: Krentz, Nevin L. Krentz, Shirley A. B: Dodd, Ann H. 1632 Bristol Ave. #502 State College, PA 16801 $259,900 T/M: Ferguson

S: Wilson, C. Kenneth by Att. Wilson Janet R. B: Wilson, Janet R. 820 W. Aaron Dr. State College, PA 16801 $1.00 T/M: Ferguson

S: Wolfe, Harold O. Wolfe, Harriet Y. B: Wolfe, Harold O. Wolfe, Harriet Y. Wolfe, Scott D. Wolfe, Steven T. 272 Middle Rd. Centre Hall, PA 16828 $1.00 T/M: Gregg

S: Ott, Harold R. Ott, Barbara D. B: Irani, Farokh Irani, Huafrish 1410 Estate Dr. Boalsburg, PA 16827 $240,000 T/M: Harris

S: Wolfe, Harold O. B: Wolfe, Harold O. Wolfe, Harriet Y. Royer Hollow Ln. $1.00 T/M: Gregg

S: Janet L. Neff Revocable Living Trust Davis, Barbara A. Tr. B: Welesko, John P. Welesko, Maurren A. 102 Wellington Dr. State College, PA 16801 $240,000 T/M: College

S: Freeman Family Limited Partnership B: Freeman Family Limited Partnership 402 Jackson Hill Rd. $1.00 T/M: Haines

S: Strawn, Diane K. Strawn, Kathryn L. B: Decapria, Sara E. 139 Lincoln Ave. State College, PA 16801 $170,000 T/M: College

S: Freeman Family Limited Partnership Freeman, Andrew G. Smucker, Barbara G. B: Smucker, Samuel S. Smucker, Malinda K. 402 Jackson Hill Rd. $1.00 T/M: Haines

S: Richard W. and Elizabeth B. Ball Trust Ball, Richard W. Co Ball, Elizabeth B. Co. B: Hockenberry, Bruce A. Hckenberry, Melissa M. 140 Rock Hill Rd. Centre Hall, PA 16828 $237,000 T/M: Harris

S: Wolfe, Harold O. Wolfe, Harriet Y. B: Lesniak, Tammy Wolfe Lesniak, Michael R. Royer Hollow Rd. $1.00 T/M: Gregg S: Fannie Mae Federal National Mortgage Assoc. B: Partsch, Donald F. Lyons, Stacey R. 137 Delaware Ave. PA Furnace, PA 16865 $169,900 T/M: Freguson S: Graham, George M/ B: Arbutiski, Thomas B. 1460 Blue Course Dr. Unit 13 State College, PA 16801 $225,000 T/M: Ferguson S: Hofherr, Michael B. Hoefherr, Dawn Lynn B: Passmore, Lucas J. Ames-Passmore, Jessica L. 1411 Pugh Street State College, PA 16801 $260,000 T/M: State College Boro S: Long, Jay M. Long, Cora B: Weyman, Aaron M. Weyman, Erin M. 117 Bradley Ave. Centre Hall, PA 16828 $187,000 T/M: Potter S: Shobo, Yetunde Nznonbola, Mac B: Booker, Squire J. 805 Startford, Dr. $110,000 T/M: State College Boro S: Lippitt, Lucas A. Lippitt, Angela Rene B: Gao, Lujia Tian, Xin 2084 Country Glenn Ln. State College, PA 16801 $301,500 T/M: Ferguson S: Larson, Zachary M. Larson, Andrea H. Houser, Andrea H. B: Walter, Dennis V Jr. 312 Amblewood Way State College, PA 16803 $132,000 T/M: Patton

S: More, Christopher J. More, Loretta D. B: Houseknecht, Adam C. Houseknecht, Darcy L. 201 Ira Lane Port Matilda, PA 16870 $295,000 T/M: Halfmooon S: Taylor, William D. Mastro, Andrea M. B: Lauver, Rebecca A. 256 Gerald St. State College, PA 16801 $121,000 T/M: College S: Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. B: Brindel, Donna 226 W. Plum St. $39,000 T/M: Haines S: Palomino, Angelica M. Heflin, John B: Davis, Robert M. 1962 Harvest Circle $184,000 T/M: Ferguson

Mathilde “Mimi” Lee

Wife of Maryland Governor, sixth generation Boal of Boalsburg PA Mimi Lee, wife of Maryland Governor Blair Lee, III, died on August 9th from congestive heart failure at Laurel Regional Hospital. Born Mathilde Boal on May 1, 1920, in Washington, DC, “Mimi” Lee was named for her paternal grandmother, who was related to Christopher Columbus. Mrs. Lee’s father, Pierre de Lagarde Boal, was an American diplomat whose assignments included ambassadorships to Nicaragua and Bolivia. Her French mother, Jeanne de Menthon, was a descendant of Bernard de Menthon, the eleventh century saint for whom the Alpine rescue dogs are named. As a young girl, Mimi Boal lived with her diplomatic parents in ten different countries learning to speak fluent French, English and Spanish. Later, in her 80’s, she took up German “just to keep my mind sharp”, she said. While her father was stationed in Canada Mimi attended Elmwood High School where she served as a Girl Guide and acquired her first canoe, the beginning of her life-long affinity for the great outdoors. She was a 1943 graduate of Bryn Mawr College where she earned a cum laude degree in chemistry and, later, worked in South America

as a chemist for the Rockefeller Foundation. On July 6, 1944 she married Blair Lee III of Silver Spring, scion of a Maryland and Virginia family whose direct ancestors included Richard Henry Lee, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and Frank Blair, a confidant of presidents Jackson and Lincoln. Unaffected by political or social ambition, Mimi Lee preferred her family and outdoor activities. She was a life-long Girl Scout leader, skier, camper (she hiked the Appalachian Trial), canoeist and swim instructor. “I can’t tell you how many people say to me ‘Oh, your mom taught me how to swim’”, recalls her son, Blair. She was a champion swimmer who set numerous state and national Senior Olympics records including the breaststroke (age group 75 to 79) and the individual medley (age group 80 to 84). In the US Masters Swimming Nationals she placed first nationally in various events eight times and second twenty times. Too modest to brag, she gave her gold medals to her grandchildren as toys which is how her children learned of her record-setting wins. An indefatigable hiker, she climbed the French Pyrenees at age 70 leaving her two 17 year old grandchildren, Jake and Matilda, trailing behind. When her husband became Maryland’s governor in 1977, Mimi Lee eschewed the Governor’s Mansion preferring the family home in Silver Spring while making weekly

S: Landy, Richard A. Landy, Donna Jean B: Lee, Tsan-Kuang Lee, Gretchen 1751 Princeton Dr. State College, PA 16803 $250,000 T/M: Ferguson S: Luo, Wenbin by Agent Wang, Gng by Agent B: Cartus Financial Mortgage Corp. 1101A W. Aaron Dr. $142,000 T/M: Ferguson S: Cartus Financial Corp. B: Ludwig, Michael E. Ludwig, Tina S. 1101H W. Aaron Dr. $142,000 T/M: Ferguson S: Degraff, Irene D. Degraff, John C. B: Donransky, Michael L. 110 Florence Dr. Bellefonte, PA 16823 $205,000 T/M: Spring S: Carter, Danny H. Carter, Ruby Allen Allen, Ruby B: Boston, Keith A. Boston, Allison B. 603 E. Irvin Ave. State College, PA 16801 $375,000 T/M: State College Boro S: Sweitzer, Denise K. B: TW Partners LLC 2821 Earlystown Rd. $617,000 T/M: Potter

S: Whitonsky, Irving Witnosky, Nancy L. S: Follett, Carolyn B. B: Roadarmel, Joanne B: Hallacher, Paul M. 1336 Zion Rd. Hallacher, Rhea Marie A. Bellefonte, PA 16823 762 Storch Rd. $155,000 State College, PA 16802 T/M: Spring $269,000 T/M: State College Boro S: Josefik, Andrew J. Josefik, Connie A. S: Wagner, Anthony E. B: Moslak, Joseph B. Wagner, Lisa L. 1798 Clarence Rd. B: Yurman, Will H. Clarence, PA 16829 Appelman, Hilary L $81,000 713 Windsor Ct. T/M: Snow Shoe Twp. $243,000 T/M: State College Boro

List compiled from information provided by Centre County Recorder of Deeds, Joseph Da v i d s o n . Pu b l i s h e r n o t responsible for typographical errors. The published information is believed to be accurate, however, publisher neither warrants or accepts any liability or responsibility for inaccurate information.

visits to Annapolis for appearance’s sake. She also took up carpentry when her children’s bedrooms needed remodeling and she owned and operated her own chainsaw and professional grade limb chipper. Mrs. Lee was an avid supporter of The Red Cross, of the March of Dimes, of Holy Cross Hospital and of the Columbus Chapel and Boal Mansion Museum in Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, on whose non-profit board she served from its founding in 1952 until her death. She was the sixth generation of the Boal family at the Boal Mansion in Boalsburg and attended most of the special events at the Museum. Mrs. Lee is survived by her sister, Mary Elizabeth d’Harcourt, of Paris, France; seven children, Blair Lee IV, Silver Spring, MD, Joseph W. Lee, Old Fields W. VA, Christopher G. Lee, Boalsburg, PA, Erica B. Lee, Corvallis, MT, Philip L. Lee, Potomac, MD, John F. Lee, Brookeville, MD and Jeanne Sataloff, Baltimore, MD. She’s also survived by 19 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A son, Pierre B. Lee, predeceased her in 1973 and Mrs. Lee’s husband died in 1985. A memorial service will be held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 12319 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland 20904, on Monday, August 15 at 11:00 AM and interment will be in the Boal family crypt in Boalsburg. Tax-deductible contributions may be made to the Boal Mansion Museum, P.O. Box 116, Boalsburg, PA 16827

S: Meeker, Bruce W. Meeker, Linda P. Meeker, Dennia L. Meeker, Mary B: McKean Jason V. 664 Spruce Rd. Clarence, PA 16829 $22,000 T/M: Snow Shoe Twp. S: Hampton, David E. Hampton, Bonnie L. B: Jones, John C. 1020 W. Water St. Bellefonte, PA 16823 $160,000 T/M: Benner S: Whitaker, Todd A. Whitaker, Brandi J. B: Smith, Steven L. Smith, Jamie E. 223 Meadow Ln. Bellefonte, PA 16823 $232,000 T/M: Walker S: Hippenstiel, Ryan D. Hippenstiel, Amanda J. B: Pantall, Bradley S. Pantall, Sarah L. 668 Wiltshire Dr. State College, PA 16803 $260,000 T/M: Patton S: Milliron, Michael J. Milliron, Natalie M. B: Paulson, Jeffrey M. Paulson, Diane B. 301 Greenbrook Dr. $150,000 T/M: Spring S: Feighner, Carol A. Estate Shirk, Catherine L. Co-Ex Masullo, Beverly A. Co-Ex B: reighner, Charles I. 307 Zion Back Rd. Bellefonte, PA 16823 $1.00 T/M: Walker S: Grubbs, Phyllis P. by Att. B: Lucas, Michael 123 W. Main St. Rebersburg, PA 16872 $83,500 T/M: Milesburg S: King, Moses B. Jr. King, Susanne B: Lapp, Jacob B. 239 Shaffertown Rd. $200,000 T/M: Milesburg

Death Notices and Obituaries Clarence Margaret B. Shutica, 90, of Clarence, passed away Friday, August 5, 2011 at Centre Crest Nursing Home. She was born on March 1, 1921, in Clarence, PA. Visitation was private at the convenience of the family. A funeral Mass was held Tuesday, August 9, 2011, at 11:00 am at the Queen of Archangels Catholic Church, 102 Church Street, Clarence, PA, with Father Lubomir Strecok officiating. Committal followed in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Clarence. Online condolences may be made to the family at Pleasant Gap Evabelle H. Hillard, 85, of Pleasant Gap, passed away Monday, August 8, 2011 at Centre County Nursing Home. She was born October 27, 1925, in Pleasant Gap, PA. Visitation and funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family with Pastor Andrew Morgan officiating. Online condolences may be made to the family at Dorothy M. Emel, 85, of Pleasant Gap, passed away at her home Friday, August 5, 2011 surrounded by her family. She was born on June 11, 1926, in Emporium. There was a public visitation held on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at the Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc., in Bellefonte. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at the funeral home Pastor Brian Vasey officiating. Burial followed at Centre County Memorial Park, College Township. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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Motorized bicycle, new, $500 firm, 814-349-8329, Madisonburg


Bicycle motor kit, everything needed to motorize a bicycle, BRI-MAR Dump Trailer, $300 firm, 814-349-8329, 1 9 9 1 C H E V R O L E T drop down sides, 10,000 Madisonburg CONVERTIBLE CAVALIER, GBW. Pictures on Craig’s 84,067 miles, V6 engine, good 1960 Ford tractor 3400, runs, List-posting 1-6-11. $4,800. GC, has crane, ps., pwr. take condition, red with with white Call 814 364-9668. off w/loader, $3,500, 814-349- top and interior. $3,000. 814378-7697 POOL TABLE, 3/4 size, has 8729, Aaronsburg top that converts to ping pong 1985 Pontiac Fiero, 4 cyl., table or card table. Includes Workhorse garden tractor, 5 spd., susp. mods, tires pool sticks, balls and rack, 48” deck, VGC, new tires, runs less than 5K, new parts, eng. ping pong paddles and balls, good, $875 obo, 814-355- less than 10K on rebuild, and poker set. Base needs 8567, Milesburg reliable, great mpg, fun to assembled. $75.00 OBO. drive, $1,500 obo, 814-933Call 814-867-5553 and leave 9542, Centre Hall WA N T E D message. WANTED TO BUY: CASH 2008 Pontiac G6, 4 dr., black, AIR HOCKEY TABLE in PAID For old men’s and 4 dr., 30 mpg, 34K, $10,500, good condition and works w o m e n ’s c l o t h i n g a n d 570-962-2237, Beech Creek great. $60.00 OBO. Call accessories from 1800’s 1993 Mitsubishi Eclipse, 5 814-867-5553 and leave to 1980’s, including shoes, spd., 1.8L, mech. exc., new message. purses, hats and costumes. exh., 125K, 5/12 insp., good AB LOUNGE SPORT, in Please call Lisa 814-353- tires, $750, 814-237-1909, State College good condition. $50.00 OBO 8586. Call 814-867-5553 and leave message. FIVE PIECE PATIO SET with 4’ round table, and 4 swivel chairs plus umbrella. $175. Good Condition Call 814355-4417 LIFT CHAIR FOR SALE, Med to Large Taupe Lift Chair for sale.Good condition.2 yrs old. Please call 814-353-3388 and leave a message. FILE CABINET, Lockable, all metal, five drawer office filing cabinet. $75.00. Call 814-867-8594




HUGE INDOOR SALE 2000 Dodge Dakota 4x4, 3.9 V6, needs body work, $2,000, Saturday, Aug. 20 814-237-1922, State College Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

780 Waupelani Dr. Extension (across from YMCA). 8:30 am preview, $5. All others, 9am-3 pm.

2003 Dodge Dakota SLT Club Cab, V6, 28K, at, RWD, gar. kept, EC, loaded w/ opt., $9,000, 814-466-6115, Boalsburg

1985 Chevy 1500 4x4, many new parts, needs some work, TONS of bargains and as-is, $1,000 cash, 814-701t re a s u re s : c o l l e c t i b l e s , 5597, Boalsburg housewares, small appliances, furniture, linens, books, CDs, 1999 Ford F150 XL 4x4, V8, artwork, electronics, tools, at, lb, new tires, insp., $5,950, garden, sports equipment, 814-359-0908, Pleasant Gap kids stuff, MUCH MORE! 1995 Ford F250, 7.3 pwr. Refreshments to buy. stroke diesel, $3,000 obo,


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CA MPERS 1968 Ford Mustang cpe., GC, great lines, beautiful int., all 2008 Fleetwood Bounder, systems reworked, $10,000, 32W, Ford V10 gas, (2) slides, 252-412-1495, Centre Hall 20K, EC, auto. jacks, In-Motion 1966 Ford Mustang cpe., sat., blue/silver, $72,995 obo, silver mist, red int., 289, 3 814-769-6404, Port Matilda spd., restored in ’98, $8,000, 2001 Lance PU camper, 814-238-6897, Pine Grove #1061, sleeps-4, roof ac, slide Mills out, queen bed, heat, elec. 1997 Pontiac Sunfire, 134K, jacks, roof coated, gar. kept 2 4 cyl., 5 spd., Sport cpe., ps yrs., must sell to settle estate, work, $1,000, 814-353-8806, $11,500 obo, 814-553-0255, Bellefonte Howard 2003 Ford Crown Victoria C YC L E S / AT V S LX, 93K, stored most winters, EC, $5,500, 814-238-4206, 1978 Honda motorcycle, 550cc, low mi., runs great, State College EC, $1,800, 814-692-4394, Port Matilda


2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 4x4, at, 3.2 V6, silver, 120K, only 70K on eng., new alt., well maint., 6 disc cd, pw, pl, rr, 20 mpg, great in snow, $5,300, 814692-5320, Port Matilda

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