Centre News Digest for June 29, 2021

Story posted June 29, 2021 in News, Centre News Digest by Emily Grill

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Elk Creek Cafe

The Elk Creek Cafe in Millheim is set up across the street, where live bands are able to perform and people can safely spread out on the grass. A small menu of food is also available as the “Creekside.” Story by Halie Kines for The Centre Daily Times.

How ‘good neighbors’ and outdoor space helped Elk Creek Cafe reimagine dining, live music

Private Picnics 

Centre County's personal chef, Amanda Cruz, is now expanding her business, “The Gourmet Girl,” by offering private picnics. Visit her website to book yours, and hear back from Cruz in 24 hours! Story by Holly Riddle for Statecollegecom. 

Centre County’s Gourmet Girl Take Business to ‘Next Level’ with Private Picnic Offerings

New Skate Park

The Commonwealth Financing Authority has announced that they will award $250,000 for a new skate park to be built in the borough of State College. Exact location and opening date not yet confirmed. Story by Ayden Herold for The Daily Collegian. 

Penn State skateboarders react to State College’s intended skate park installation

PSU Alumni represnted at Tokyo Olympic Games

14 former PSU Athletes guaranteed to participate in the Olympic Games in Tokyo this Summer on Team USA! Women’s soccer, men and women’s volleyball, fencing and several other sports representing as PSU alumni. Story by Will Pegler for Onward State. 

Which Nittany Lions Have Qualified For Tokyo’s Summer Olympics?

Portion of South Atherton Street Closed

According to PennDOT, a portion of South Atherton Street in College Township will be closed starting Thursday, and expected to last about 3-4 weeks, due to a pipe replacement. Story by Geoff Rushton for Statecollegecom. 

Lane Closure to Be in Place for Pipe Replacement on South Atherton Street

Heatwaves in Centre County

Huge heatwaves are taking over Centre County today, with temperatures feeling as if they are over 100 degrees. Stay cool and stay hydrated! Update from AccuWeather. 

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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).