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Centre County to Host Statewide Farmland Preservation Conference April 4


Representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and American Farmland Trust will kick off a discussion of the economic and environmental challenges and opportunities related to protecting the Commonwealth’s farms during the Pennsylvania Farmland Preservation Association’s (PFPA) spring conference on April 4.

Glacial Waterfalls

Glacial waterfalls

Concert to benefit local displaced people

by Eunice Askov

The lack of affordable housing in Centre County is well known to Voices readers. Finding affordable housing that does not exceed 30 percent of a person’s income is very difficult in Centre County.

While the Affordable Housing Coalition seeks to find long-term solutions, one person is trying to raise funds to assist those who must leave their homes now because their trailer parks are being sold. Read more »

FARCE-A Family Humor Magazine's 'MOXIE Politick' on Judge Orie Melvin resigning from the PA Supreme Court after corruption case.

Judge Joan Orie Melvin was facing a growing call for impeachment from her seat on the PA Supreme Court due to a conviction on corruption charges when she resigned. Two of her sisters are already serving sentences from corruption convictions from an unrelated incident.

The Big Fix - the government corruption that covered up the real cost of the gulf oil spill

THE BIG FIX is “a damning indictment” (Time Out New York) of a system of government and corporate collusion that puts the pursuit of profit over all other human and environmental needs. Through “smart, covert reporting that shames our news media” (The Village Voice) The Big Fix is “a mandatory-viewing critique of widespread government corruption” (LA Weekly). Read more »

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