Local News 11-12-13

Historic Theatre's Fate Sealed

Bellefonte’s historic Garman Theatre will be demolished. The Bellefonte Borough Council decided the building’s fate last night in front of a capacity audience at a special session after tabling a vote earlier this month. The motion passed 5-4, after another attempt to delay the vote was denied.

Business to Continue Despite Devastating Fire

The official cause is not yet known, but Scott’s Landscaping owner Scott Burk is regrouping after a fire tore through a portion of his business late Sunday. According to Statecollege.com, the main building housing much of the company’s own maintenance equipment and office space was destroyed. The Centre Hall business will remain open with landscaping equipment mainly escaping the blaze unharmed. Route 322 in both directions was closed while crews battled the fire.