Centre News Digest for April 25, 2021

Story posted April 25, 2021 in News, Centre News Digest by Madeline Miller and Emily Treacy

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FUN FACT: Today is National Pet Parents Day! If you are a pet parent feel free to share a picture of your pet

Protest in response to decision to retire the Red Raider logo

Yesterday, a protest took place in response to the Bellefonte School Board’s decision to retire the Red Raider logo. The final vote to decide whether Bellefonte High should retire the Red Raider name will be on Tuesday. Story by Dylan Huberman for WJACTV.

Bellefonte Students, Alumni Protest Against Removing Red Raider Mascot

Relay for Life event

The annual Relay for Life event at Penn State took place this weekend virtually. Several events including activity and performance hour and caregiver and sponsor hour were live streamed on psurelay.org. Story by Emily Grill for PSU commradio.

Penn State Hosts Virtual Relay For Life Event

Bellefonte Cruise

After being cancelled last year due to COVID-19 concerns, local officials have given conditional approval for the annual Bellefonte Cruise to take place this year from June 18-19. Story by Vincent Corso for statecollege.com

Bellefonte Cruise Has Conditional Approval for Event

More biking trails to Centre County

The second phase of a project to bring more biking trails to Centre County is in the works. The first phase included constructing the Harvest Fields Community Trails in Boalsburg on land near the Calvary Church. Story by Erin Hogge for the Centre Daily Times.

‘It fills a critical void.’ New Centre County trails system gears up for second phase

Wildlife for Everyone Foundation and the ClearWater Conservancy

Two organizations in Centre County, the Wildlife for Everyone Foundation and the ClearWater Conservancy, are partnering with West Penn Power and Penelec to plant 300 trees in the Soaring Eagle Wetland. Story from the Express PA.

FirstEnergy partners with Wildlife for Everyone Foundation to plant 300 trees in Soaring Eagle Wetland