Centre News Digest for July 9, 2021
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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