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Penn State Center Looks to Expand Sexual Assault Care in Rural Areas Penn State Center Looks to Expand Sexual Assault Care in Rural Areas
by Geoff Rushton

An innovative new center at Penn State, backed by funding from the U.S. Department of Justice, is aiming to expand forensic examinations and sexual assault care through the use of technology, telemedicine and trained professionals. Full Story →

Millbrook Marsh Selected for National Crowdfunding Campaign Millbrook Marsh Selected for National Crowdfunding Campaign

Millbrook Marsh Nature Center in College Township has been selected to participate in the National Recreation and Park Association's Fund Your Park crowdfunding campaign.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Flutopia Brings Together Exercise and Music Flutopia Brings Together Exercise and Music

Flutopia is back for its fifth year and it will be the most musical 5K in the area. Musicians will perform for runners and walkers as they follow a beautiful route that passes through the butterfly garden, past the dog park and community garden in Tudek Park.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
College Township Warns of Phone Scam College Township Warns of Phone Scam

College Township officials are warning residents of a scam in which the caller is using a spoofed township phone number and asking for credit card information.

StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Penn State Football: Franklin Contract Extension Shouldn't Be This Hard Penn State Football: Franklin Contract Extension Shouldn't Be This Hard

“I can guarantee you this," Barbour said, "we’re 100 percent committed to James and James is 100 percent committed to Penn State. So we’re trying to get to the right place. Sometimes it can be complicated, but I have no concern about us getting there. It’s probably going to take longer tha

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Penn State Football: Watch James Franklin Speak At Big Ten Media Days
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Penn State Football: Watch James Franklin Speak At Big Ten Media Days
7 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin spoke to the media earlier this week for one of his many sessions in front of a microphone during Big Ten Media Day's in Chicago. [Read More]
State College Doctor Waives Hearing on Felony Drug Prescription Charges State College Doctor Waives Hearing on Felony Drug Prescription Charges
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A State College doctor waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday morning on charges that accuse him of prescribing pain medications and other drugs to a woman who was not his patient but with whom he was having an affair. [Read More]
Bellefonte Native to Discuss Duchamp, Art Theory Bellefonte Native to Discuss Duchamp, Art Theory
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Anne Walker
Bellefonte native Jill O'Connor has spent five years scrutinizing the work of one of the art world's most enigmatic figures. As her master's thesis, O'Connor has developed a theory that, according to her, no Marcel Duchamp scholar has yet asserted. [Read More]
College Township Man Charged with Felony Strangulation College Township Man Charged with Felony Strangulation
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A College Township man is facing felony strangulation and misdemeanor charges after a reported incident Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Police Use Taser to Stop Man Who Allegedly Attacked Another and Fled Police Use Taser to Stop Man Who Allegedly Attacked Another and Fled
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Police say an officer used a taser to stop a man who allegedly started a fight in downtown State College early Tuesday morning then escaped and resisted arrest. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling: Cael Sanderson Signs Long Term Deal Penn State Wrestling: Cael Sanderson Signs Long Term Deal
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Cael Sanderson isn't going anywhere any time sooner as Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour announced a “long-term” contract extension for the 38-year-old head coach Tuesday while in Chicago for Big Ten Media days. [Read More]
Applications Open for Two Borough Committees Applications Open for Two Borough Committees
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
State College is looking for members for the Ad Hoc Action Sports Park Committee and LGBTQ Advisory Committee. [Read More]
Lemont Elementary Options Discussed, Updated Curricula Approved Lemont Elementary Options Discussed, Updated Curricula Approved
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The State College Area School Board on Monday held a required public hearing on the planned closing of Lemont Elementary. [Read More]
Penn State Hosts State’s First Deaf and Hard of Hearing Summer Academy Penn State Hosts State’s First Deaf and Hard of Hearing Summer Academy
1 day ago - StateCollege.com
Penn State recently hosted Pennsylvania’s first Deaf and Hard of Hearing Summer Academy, which is designed to prepare high school students for their transition to higher education. [Read More]
A Little Piece of Happy Valley Is Always Good for the Soul
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A Little Piece of Happy Valley Is Always Good for the Soul
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
When you live in State College it often feels like everyone comes to visit you to get his or her little piece of Happy Valley. [Read More]

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Bellefonte Native to Discuss Duchamp, Art Theory Bellefonte Native to Discuss Duchamp, Art Theory
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Anne Walker
Bellefonte native Jill O'Connor has spent five years scrutinizing the work of one of the art world's most enigmatic figures. As her master's thesis, O'Connor has developed a theory that, according to her, no Marcel Duchamp scholar has yet asserted. [Read More]
Applications Open for Two Borough Committees Applications Open for Two Borough Committees
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
State College is looking for members for the Ad Hoc Action Sports Park Committee and LGBTQ Advisory Committee. [Read More]
Lemont Elementary Options Discussed, Updated Curricula Approved Lemont Elementary Options Discussed, Updated Curricula Approved
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The State College Area School Board on Monday held a required public hearing on the planned closing of Lemont Elementary. [Read More]
A Little Piece of Happy Valley Is Always Good for the Soul
Column
A Little Piece of Happy Valley Is Always Good for the Soul
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
When you live in State College it often feels like everyone comes to visit you to get his or her little piece of Happy Valley. [Read More]
Proposed Development at Former Mobile Home Park Site a 'Town Center' Concept Proposed Development at Former Mobile Home Park Site a 'Town Center' Concept
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The proposed plan for the former Penn State Mobile Home Park site and adjacent properties on North Atherton Street would have a 'downtown' feel, developers said at last week's Patton Township Board of Supervisors meeting. [Read More]
20 Years in the Making: CPI Accredited to Award Degrees 20 Years in the Making: CPI Accredited to Award Degrees
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sean Yoder
The Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology has become the second institution of its kind in the state to receive accreditation to award degrees. [Read More]
Penn State Overhauls Access to Campus Recreation Buildings Penn State Overhauls Access to Campus Recreation Buildings
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Access to Penn State campus recreation facilities at Rec Hall, McCoy Natatorium, IM Building and White Building will be further restricted, and for community members who are not university students, faculty or staff -- or married to one -- the spaces will be mostly off-limits. [Read More]
Roller Derby Gaining Popularity in State College Roller Derby Gaining Popularity in State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Tommy Butler
As a fan, watching a State College Area Roller Derby bout is an impressive experience. Strategies are set up on the fly, big hits are put on and acrobatic moves are on display, making roller derby a sporting experience unlike any other. [Read More]
Westerly Parkway to Be Reduced to One Lane for Road Work Westerly Parkway to Be Reduced to One Lane for Road Work
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The State College Public Works Department will be performing road maintenance on Westerly Parkway that will require crews to reduce traffic to a single lane. [Read More]
Bacteria or Virus? Antibiotics Are Not Always the Answer Bacteria or Virus? Antibiotics Are Not Always the Answer
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Barbara H. Cole, Town&Gown
Unfortunately, overuse of penicillin and other antibiotics can cause other problems for both individual patients and the general population. That’s why it’s important to take antibiotics only for true bacterial infections, including whooping cough, strep throat, and urinary tract infections. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Watch James Franklin Speak At Big Ten Media Days
Video
Penn State Football: Watch James Franklin Speak At Big Ten Media Days
7 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin spoke to the media earlier this week for one of his many sessions in front of a microphone during Big Ten Media Day's in Chicago. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling: Cael Sanderson Signs Long Term Deal Penn State Wrestling: Cael Sanderson Signs Long Term Deal
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Cael Sanderson isn't going anywhere any time sooner as Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour announced a “long-term” contract extension for the 38-year-old head coach Tuesday while in Chicago for Big Ten Media days. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Joey Julius No Longer With Program Penn State Football: Joey Julius No Longer With Program
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Kicker Joey Julius is no longer with the Penn State football team a spokesperson confirmed on Monday afternoon. PennLive was the first to report the news while in Chicago for Big Ten Media days. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley And Barkley Land Big Ten Honors Penn State Football: McSorley And Barkley Land Big Ten Honors
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin is slated to speak to the media in Chicago on Tuesday morning around 10:30 EST. [Read More]
Roller Derby Gaining Popularity in State College Roller Derby Gaining Popularity in State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Tommy Butler
As a fan, watching a State College Area Roller Derby bout is an impressive experience. Strategies are set up on the fly, big hits are put on and acrobatic moves are on display, making roller derby a sporting experience unlike any other. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O’Brien Talks Sanctions Anniversary (and Saquon, Franklin, too)
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Penn State Football: Bill O’Brien Talks Sanctions Anniversary (and Saquon, Franklin, too)
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“People asked me at the time the sanctions came out whether I was going to quit,” Bill O'Brien recalled on Sunday. “...none of that ever came into my mind...It was a place that you knew was going through a horrible time. We just had to right the ship.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Guard Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Guard
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball had some late July good news on Sunday night as 2018 Huntington Prep (Va.) point guard Rasir Bolton verbally committed to the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Another Day Another Watch List For Barkley And McSorley Penn State Football: Another Day Another Watch List For Barkley And McSorley
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Junior running back Saquon Barkley and junior quarterback Trace McSorley each earned a spot on the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award watch list. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 21-23 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 21-23
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It's another great summer weekend with much to do around the area. Events all weekend long will celebrate our natural environment, with a variety activities happening at local and nearby state parks. [Read More]
Penn State Football Leaders Voice National Championship Aspirations
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Penn State Football Leaders Voice National Championship Aspirations
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“We went to the Big Ten championship last year,” said fifth-year wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton, “so we want to go to the College Football Playoffs and the national championship. That’s what we’re really thinking about.” [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Watch James Franklin Speak At Big Ten Media Days
Video
Penn State Football: Watch James Franklin Speak At Big Ten Media Days
7 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin spoke to the media earlier this week for one of his many sessions in front of a microphone during Big Ten Media Day's in Chicago. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling: Cael Sanderson Signs Long Term Deal Penn State Wrestling: Cael Sanderson Signs Long Term Deal
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Cael Sanderson isn't going anywhere any time sooner as Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour announced a “long-term” contract extension for the 38-year-old head coach Tuesday while in Chicago for Big Ten Media days. [Read More]
Penn State Hosts State’s First Deaf and Hard of Hearing Summer Academy Penn State Hosts State’s First Deaf and Hard of Hearing Summer Academy
1 day ago - StateCollege.com
Penn State recently hosted Pennsylvania’s first Deaf and Hard of Hearing Summer Academy, which is designed to prepare high school students for their transition to higher education. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Joey Julius No Longer With Program Penn State Football: Joey Julius No Longer With Program
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Kicker Joey Julius is no longer with the Penn State football team a spokesperson confirmed on Monday afternoon. PennLive was the first to report the news while in Chicago for Big Ten Media days. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley And Barkley Land Big Ten Honors Penn State Football: McSorley And Barkley Land Big Ten Honors
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin is slated to speak to the media in Chicago on Tuesday morning around 10:30 EST. [Read More]
Penn State Overhauls Access to Campus Recreation Buildings Penn State Overhauls Access to Campus Recreation Buildings
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Access to Penn State campus recreation facilities at Rec Hall, McCoy Natatorium, IM Building and White Building will be further restricted, and for community members who are not university students, faculty or staff -- or married to one -- the spaces will be mostly off-limits. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O’Brien Talks Sanctions Anniversary (and Saquon, Franklin, too)
Column
Penn State Football: Bill O’Brien Talks Sanctions Anniversary (and Saquon, Franklin, too)
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“People asked me at the time the sanctions came out whether I was going to quit,” Bill O'Brien recalled on Sunday. “...none of that ever came into my mind...It was a place that you knew was going through a horrible time. We just had to right the ship.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Guard Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Guard
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball had some late July good news on Sunday night as 2018 Huntington Prep (Va.) point guard Rasir Bolton verbally committed to the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Joe Humphreys Student Angling Fund Supports 80-Year-Old Fly-Fishing Course Joe Humphreys Student Angling Fund Supports 80-Year-Old Fly-Fishing Course
4 days ago - StateCollege.com
The fly-fishing course, which began in the 1930s, is still offered today as a general education offering in the Department of Kinesiology in large part due to the Joe Humphreys Student Angling Fund, which supports instructors and helps provide equipment to students. [Read More]
Dambly Elected Chair of Penn State Board of Trustees Dambly Elected Chair of Penn State Board of Trustees
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Mark Dambly was elected chair of Penn State's Board of Trustees at the board meeting Friday on the campus of Penn State Harrisburg. [Read More]
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Joe Battista

A Little Piece of Happy Valley Is Always Good for the Soul

When you live in State College it often feels like everyone comes to visit you to get his or her little piece of Happy Valley.

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: Bill O’Brien Talks Sanctions Anniversary (and Saquon, Franklin, too)

“People asked me at the time the sanctions came out whether I was going to quit,” Bill O'Brien recalled on Sunday. “...none of that ever came into my mind...It was a place that you knew was going through a horrible time. We just had to right the ship.”

Did Technology Kill Inflation?Judy Loy

The good news for retirees is that the world is in a low inflationary environment. The main drivers for the continuing low inflation are commodity oversupply and technology.

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