Centre News Digest for July 9, 2021

Story posted July 9, 2021 in News, Centre News Digest by Emily Grill

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Charges filed for burglary

Charges for burglary, criminal trespass, theft and receiving stolen property have been filed on 46-year-old Scotty Lee Lucas of Pleasant Gap for breaking into a closed store on July 5. Story by Alexis Loya for WTAJ news

Police: Centre County man steals lottery tickets, cash from closed store

New Skateboard shop

State College skateboarder, Jake Johnson, plans to open IQ Skate Shop at 118 S. Pugh St. as a place for local skaters to connect and hang out. Story by Vincent Corso for The Centre County Gazette with Statecollegecom. 

Skate Shop to Open in Downtown State College

Grant for American Rescue Plan

Centre County Commissioners approve $250,000 grant for the American Rescue Plan, in order to boost tourism andmake up in a loss of visitation in the last year. Story by Phoebe Cykosky for The Daily Collegian.

Centre County Commissioners approve tourism grant for Happy Valley Adventure Bureau marketing

PennDOT's Green Light Program

Centre County receives state grant from PennDOT’s Green Light program, which works to facilitate traffic signal upgrades. Story by Northcentralpa.

Centre, Columbia, and Union Counties are receiving state grants to help with traffic flow and signal updates

Events in Centre County this weekend

Even though many events have been cancelled this summer due to the pandemic, new events have popped up such as Art in the Orchard and Millheim WalkFest for residents to attend and enjoy. Story by Halie Kines for The Centre Daily Times. 

Homegrown events on Arts Fest weekend look to fill void, boost tourism in Centre County

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Emily Grill is a second-year from Scotch Plains, New Jersey majoring in broadcast journalism at Penn State. She is an anchor and writer for the CommRadio news department. In addition, she is a founder and correspondent for Centre News Digest. This past summer, she interned with TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood, her town’s local newspaper, where she reported and published stories daily. If you’d like to contact her, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).