Letters to the Editor

August 10, 2013

Letter to the editor | Speak out, preserve Garman

This Monday, a court hearing will decide the fate of the Garman Opera House. The Bellefonte Historical and Cultural Association wants to restore the building as a regional arts center. While this use is consistent with efforts to revitalize our downtown, the Bellefonte Industrial Development Authority opposes the plan and would like to turn over the historic building to the Progress Development Group. They claim that PDG’s plan to raze buildings for workforce housing is better for Bellefonte and more likely to succeed. And yet:

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