Centre News Digest for April 28, 2021

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Today is another great day to be outside in the heat! Where is your favorite place to get a nice, cold treat on a warm day like this?

The victim of a Sunday night fire was identified as Kenneth Fitzgerald

The victim of a Sunday night fire in Benner Township was identified as 42-year-old Kenneth Fitzgerald by Coroner Scott Sayers. The death was caused by smoke inhalation and ruled as accidental. The cause of the fire is still unknown. Written by WJAC.

Coroner identifies victim of fatal fire in Benner Twp

The Centre County Government will gradually welcome back their employees

The Centre County Government announced Tuesday that they will gradually welcome back their employees to in-person work. Social distancing and masks will be enforced, as there was still a slight increase of cases in Centre County since the April 23 report. Story by Chris Morelli for the Lockhaven Express.

Centre County to begin transition from remote work

An energy-efficient new public works building opens

An energy-efficient new public works building held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to signify its opening on April 27. The building is 14,500 square feet and cost $7.8 million to build. The building took approximately four years to plan and one year to build. Story by Geoff Rushton for StateCollege.com.

Ferguson Township Opens Long-Planned New Public Works Building...

Logan Fire Company No. 1 is holding a chicken barbecue

Logan Fire Company No. 1 is holding a chicken barbecue THIS SATURDAY from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in downtown Bellefonte. $8 for half BBQ chicken and $10 for a chicken dinner. Come out and show support for your local fire company! Event posted by Bellefonte.com.

Bellefonte Community Calendar

Bellefonte Area School District mascot “The Red Raider”

Bellefonte Area School District is under conversation as to whether they will change their mascot, “The Red Raider,” or not. A special meeting was held Tuesday to discuss the matter and attracted over 100 residents involved with BASD to the meeting. The debate will resume Wednesday after failing to come to a decision. Written by Marley parrish for the Centre Daily Times.

Bellefonte’s ‘Red Raider’ name debate draws huge response, with discussion to continue Wednesday