Centre News Digest for April 15, 2021
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FUN FACT: Agriculture and forest lands comprise approximately 82% of the county! Where is your favorite place in Centre County?
The Bellefonte Area School District decided to retire its Red Raiders mascot
On Tuesday, the Bellefonte Area School District decided to retire its Red Raiders mascot after months of debate of its imagery. The school district is also deciding whether or not to continue the use of the Red Raiders nickname. Story by Vincent Corso for statecollege.com
Bellefonte Retires Red Raiders Mascot Imagery...
Penns Valley Area high school will be closed for in-person learning the rest of the week
Penns Valley Area high school will be closed for in-person learning the rest of the week following several COVID-19 positive cases among students. The school is set to reopen next Monday! Story by Josh Moyer for centredaily.com
Penns Valley will close the high school the rest of this week due to COVID-19. Here’s what we know
Several sightings of black bears across the countyNumerous Black Bears spotted across Centre County
Centre County residents, be AWARE of unwanted backyard visitors in the coming weeks! There have been several sightings of black bears across the county. Find out what you can do to stop attracting them! Story by Alyssa Royster for wearecentralpa.com
Numerous Black Bears spotted across Centre County
Bryce Jordan Center will be administering Moderna 2 dose vaccine
TODAY the Regional Vaccination Clinic (RVC) at the Bryce Jordan Center in Centre County will resume operations after its shutdown and will administrate the two-dose Moderna vaccine. Story by wjactv.com
Regional vaccination clinic in Centre County to resume scheduled operations Thursday
Mission of preserving the Moshannon Creek Watershed
Over 60 tributaries in the surrounding area are being sampled for levels of pollution as several activists move forward in their mission of preserving the Moshannon Creek Watershed. Story by Mikayla Heiss for theprogressnews.com
Conservation groups gather to protect Moshannon Creek watershed