Centre News Digest for June 8, 2021

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"A Basket Full"

While most small businesses seemed to struggle with the hit of the pandemic, Pam Bair found a way to turn her gift and clothing boutique, “A Basket Full”, into an ongoing success. Story by Joe Battista for Statecollge.com.

A Pandemic Pivot Leads to a Boom in Business for a Boalsburg Boutique

Levin Furniture & Mattress

Levin Furniture & Mattress, plans to open for the first time tomorrow at 1pm! Penn State alum and Chairman, Robert Levin, plans to present a check to Four Diamonds at the grand opening event. Story by Bret Pallotto for The Centre Daily Times. 

Former Wolf Furniture store given new life in Centre County. Here’s what to know

Phoenix Academy of Perfoming Arts 

Phoenix Academy of Performing Arts of Pennsylvania will be moving its gymnastics facility to a vacant property on Industrial Drive in Patton Township. Story by Alyssa Royster for WTAJ news.

Zoning changes allow for gymnastics academy to move to Patton Township

BJC to stop providing vaccine

The Bryce Jordan Center will stop providing COVID-19 vaccines as of Monday, June 14. Walk-in hours for the rest of this week are provided by Matt DiSanto with Onward State.

Bryce Jordan Center COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic To Close June 14

No real estate tax increase

For the 2nd year in a row, the State College Area district board voted to have no real estate tax increase. It was crucial to keep the tax rate flat for the upcoming 2021-22 school year. Story by Geoff Rushton for Statecollege.com.

No Real Estate Tax Increase in 2021-22 State College Area School District Budget

Centre County election board

Yesterday, the Centre County election board approved final certification for the county results in the Spring election. The election board is now preparing for the November general election. Story by Gary Sinderson for WJAC .

Centre County election board certifies spring primary results

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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).