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A Word of Thanks and an Introduction

I want to start by saying thanks very much to Laura and Ryan Booz for this opportunity and for their patience as we worked through transferring the website.  I hope my size 14’s are big enough to fill their shoes

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The New Owner of Jon Whitsel

Ryan and I are thrilled to announce that Jon Whitsel is the new owner of We have truly loved serving the community through over the years. Thank you for cheering us on. As our family grows and our

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Do you want

We’re looking for the person who wants to take this website to the next level. has the potential to be a popular online source of advertising for local businesses, a robust Business Directory, a source for an accurate Community Calendar,

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Business Directory Now Free: Is Yours Listed?

Important announcement to ALL Penns Valley Business owners: The Valley’s Business Directory is at and… it’s currently FREE! Is your business listed amongst the 350?   We’ll be promoting it throughout the Valley, in State College, and the surrounding

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Have you purchased your raffle ticket yet? Smiles/ Fleck Fund

I finally stopped over at The Garden to pick up a raffle ticket for the Smiles/ Fleck fund. While I was there, I bought a beautiful local cantaloupe and some nectarines. I took photos of the front and back of

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4K For the Kids: Fundraiser for PVE’s mini-THON

(The grand total from last year’s mini-THON! Help us reach our goal this year, too!) 4K For the Kids! Last year, students and staff of PVE were able to raise over four thousand dollars – all of which was donated to

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Support 4 Young Men through the Smiles/ Fleck Raffle

Community members are hosting a raffle to benefit 4 terrific young men in our community as they get their footing after significant tragedies. Most of you personally know that 2 local families – the Smiles family and the Fleck family

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Update: Keep Using the Calendar and Directory

Hello, Penns Valley friends! We want to let you know that behind the scenes, our family has been going through many changes that has kept us from writing regular updates. (Don’t worry: all is well!) Here’s the good news for

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Check out The Barber Shop’s New Location

Many locals – including my husband and son – have made The Barber Shop the place they go for a good cut in a timeless environment.

Here’s some news: The Barber Shop has moved right around the corner. It has found its permanent home on Route 192 in Centre Hall, directly across from the Post Office. Stop by soon to say “hello” and get a great cut.

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Millheim INdoor Farmer’s Market Starts Up Again

Stop by the Bremen Town Ballroom for the “First Week Back” of the Millheim Indoor Farmer’s Market this Saturday between 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. . The kitchen will be open at the Farmers Market tomorrow at the Bremen Town Ballroom and

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