Centre News Digest for March 26, 2021

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FUN FACT: Centre County is home to more than 1,023 farms!

Best Bets


Is your child interested in gardening? How about creating faux neon signs? Check out Centre County’s weekly “best bets” for more COVID-safe activities! Story from Centredaily.com

Best bets in Centre County: A children’s gardening webinar, virtual dance class and more

Justin Hazelton


Justin Hazelton, former high school principal of Philipsburg-Osceola Area High School, resigned from his position as a principal to accept a position at Penn State. The school board currently has a strategy to fill the principal position. Story from theprogressnews.com

Hazelton resigns from P-O principal post

Foundry Senior Center


With senior centers allowed to host activities for the first time in one year, the Foundry Senior Center have started up its quilting club and its Bingo setup for members to attend. The center plans on slowly implementing more activities. Story by Yanni Tragellis from wearecentralpa.com

Senior center quilting group reunited again after year apart

Hospitalized Cases


Although Mount Nittany Medical Center is “pleased to have administered” 26,000 vaccine doses already, the center officials have a rising concern regarding the number of COVID-19 hospitalized cases still coming in. Story by Sarah Metts from wjactv.com

Mt. Nittany Medical Center Officials 'Highly Concerned' with uptick in COVID-19 cases

Jim Leous


Jim Leous is not new to running for local office. The second mayoral candidate says his goal is to “bring life back to State College.” Story by Phoebe Cykosky from collegian.psu.edu

State College mayoral candidate Jim Leous looks to future beyond school board