‘Just trying to give back to the community.’ Bellefonte police set up warming tree

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By Bret Pallotto

The Bellefonte Police Department doesn’t care what township or borough you’re from. They just want you to be warm.

For the second consecutive year, the department has set up its “warming tree” — a tree decorated with gloves, mittens, scarves, hats and small blankets.

“We decided that we needed to help more in the community, so we started putting things on the tree around Christmas time (last year) and just kept it up until March,” administrative assistant Karen Garner said. “So this year we decided we were going to put it up earlier and it’s been up since October 15 and it’ll be up until March 15.” (Click here to read more)

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