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SCASD Cleaning Up Mold at 3 Schools SCASD Cleaning Up Mold at 3 Schools
by Geoff Rushton

This summer's heavy rain has caused mold to develop at three State College Area schools. Full Story →

Penn State Football: Defensive End Torrence Brown Retiring Due to Injuries Penn State Football: Defensive End Torrence Brown Retiring Due to Injuries

Penn State football lost yet another player to early retirement on Saturday evening when Torrence Brown announced that his football career is over.

StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State Football: With Stevens in a Boot, a New Cliff(ord)-Hanger at QB
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Penn State Football: With Stevens in a Boot, a New Cliff(ord)-Hanger at QB

Even if Tommy Stevens is ready in two weeks for Penn State’s Sept. 1 season-opener vs. Appalachian State, the spotlight will now shine a bit brighter on No. 3 quarterback Sean Clifford.

StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
County 911 Center Looks to Upgrade System County 911 Center Looks to Upgrade System

Centre County Emergency Communications is looking to receive a joint grant of $1,516,002.05 to update and improve its technical equipment, something that is very much needed according to Dale Neff, who is the director of the county 911 office.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Schlow Celebrating End of Summer with Family Fun Week Schlow Celebrating End of Summer with Family Fun Week

Summer is winding down, kids will be heading back to school and it’s time for one last blast of fun before the school bells ring. Schlow Centre Region Library will help families enjoy that last ounce of summer fun with its Family Fun Week, Monday, Aug. 20, through Friday, Aug. 24.

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Retirement Basics
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Retirement Basics
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
As pension plans (defined benefit plans) gave way to 401(k) (defined contribution plans), more and more people now depend on investments for their retirement. There are some simple steps to take that can help you towards a successful retirement. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Soccer Tops West Virginia in Season Opener Penn State Women's Soccer Tops West Virginia in Season Opener
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
No. 4 Penn State women’s soccer beat No. 9 West Virginia 1-0 Friday night in the team’s season opener at Jeffrey Field. [Read More]
Superior Court Vacates Computer Crimes, Harassment Conviction Superior Court Vacates Computer Crimes, Harassment Conviction
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A Pennsylvania Superior Court panel vacated the conviction and four-year probation sentence of a man accused of accessing his ex-girlfriend's email account in Centre County. [Read More]
Grange Fair Founder’s Legacy Still Felt in Many Ways Grange Fair Founder’s Legacy Still Felt in Many Ways
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
From its traditional livestock competitions and agricultural exhibits to its unique tenting encampment component, the beloved 144-year-old Centre County Grange Fair is all the result of the vision of one man: Leonard Rhone, a local farmer born and raised in Potter Township. [Read More]
Good Day Cafe Opens Its Doors Good Day Cafe Opens Its Doors
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County has a number of great coffee shops, but the newest one in State College is special for reasons beyond the excellent beverages and food it's serving. Good Day Cafe, which opened its doors on Friday at 286 W. Hamilton Ave., is a nonprofit coffee shop dedicated to employing adults with i [Read More]
Penn State Women's Soccer Poised for Strong 2018 Season Penn State Women's Soccer Poised for Strong 2018 Season
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
Nearly nine months removed from a trip to the NCAA quarterfinals, Penn State women’s soccer returns plenty of talent in 2018, checking in at No. 4 in the United Soccer Coaches preseason poll. [Read More]
Car Reportedly Stolen from State College Parking Lot Car Reportedly Stolen from State College Parking Lot
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College police are looking for a vehicle that was reportedly stolen from a residential parking lot sometime this week. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Aug. 17-19 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Aug. 17-19
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State students are returning to campus, local school kids are just over a week away from heading back to class, and the calendar turns to September in two weeks -- but there is still plenty of summer fun to be had. [Read More]
Grandstand Entertainment a Big Draw for Grange Fair Attendees Grandstand Entertainment a Big Draw for Grange Fair Attendees
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
The Grange Fair means many different things to the many people who look forward to its arrival each year. To some, it’s the chance to have a vacation away from the everyday rounds of work, chores and family life. Some look forward to the food and plan what they want to enjoy each day. Still others [Read More]
Penn State’s New International Students: Embracing a Small Town and Big Creamery Cones
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Penn State’s New International Students: Embracing a Small Town and Big Creamery Cones
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
Last August, I set out to see how incoming international students felt about our town, but as the new school year approached, I wondered if my previous experience was skewed toward the positive. But, once again, Happy Valley has seemingly worked its charm among new internationals. [Read More]

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Grange Fair Founder’s Legacy Still Felt in Many Ways Grange Fair Founder’s Legacy Still Felt in Many Ways
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
From its traditional livestock competitions and agricultural exhibits to its unique tenting encampment component, the beloved 144-year-old Centre County Grange Fair is all the result of the vision of one man: Leonard Rhone, a local farmer born and raised in Potter Township. [Read More]
Good Day Cafe Opens Its Doors Good Day Cafe Opens Its Doors
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County has a number of great coffee shops, but the newest one in State College is special for reasons beyond the excellent beverages and food it's serving. Good Day Cafe, which opened its doors on Friday at 286 W. Hamilton Ave., is a nonprofit coffee shop dedicated to employing adults with i [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Aug. 17-19 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Aug. 17-19
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State students are returning to campus, local school kids are just over a week away from heading back to class, and the calendar turns to September in two weeks -- but there is still plenty of summer fun to be had. [Read More]
Grandstand Entertainment a Big Draw for Grange Fair Attendees Grandstand Entertainment a Big Draw for Grange Fair Attendees
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
The Grange Fair means many different things to the many people who look forward to its arrival each year. To some, it’s the chance to have a vacation away from the everyday rounds of work, chores and family life. Some look forward to the food and plan what they want to enjoy each day. Still others [Read More]
Penn State’s New International Students: Embracing a Small Town and Big Creamery Cones
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Penn State’s New International Students: Embracing a Small Town and Big Creamery Cones
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
Last August, I set out to see how incoming international students felt about our town, but as the new school year approached, I wondered if my previous experience was skewed toward the positive. But, once again, Happy Valley has seemingly worked its charm among new internationals. [Read More]
Police to Remove Abandoned Bicycles in Downtown State College Police to Remove Abandoned Bicycles in Downtown State College
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
If you have a bicycle parked in downtown State College, you'll want to check on it before Saturday. [Read More]
'Women's Voices' to Showcase Local Performers, Benefit CCWRC 'Women's Voices' to Showcase Local Performers, Benefit CCWRC
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A benefit concert at the State Theatre will showcase women's voices in the local music scene while supporting the Centre County Women's Resource Center. [Read More]
Amelia Miller Crowned Grange Fair Queen Amelia Miller Crowned Grange Fair Queen
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A Bellefonte Area High School student was crowned 2018 Centre County Grange Fair Queen on Wednesday night. [Read More]
Temporary Traffic Changes to Be in Place for Student Move-in Temporary Traffic Changes to Be in Place for Student Move-in
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
To help facilitate traffic flow downtown, State College Borough will be implementing several traffic changes in the coming days. [Read More]
Back to School: How to Make the Transition as Stress-Free as Possible Back to School: How to Make the Transition as Stress-Free as Possible
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
Going back to school can be a very stressful time of year for both parents and children. Starting a new school year can makes kids worried, uneasy and tense, especially if there will be changes from the previous year, such as a new school, new teachers or new peers. The best way to manage and deal w [Read More]

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Penn State Women's Soccer Tops West Virginia in Season Opener Penn State Women's Soccer Tops West Virginia in Season Opener
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
No. 4 Penn State women’s soccer beat No. 9 West Virginia 1-0 Friday night in the team’s season opener at Jeffrey Field. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Soccer Poised for Strong 2018 Season Penn State Women's Soccer Poised for Strong 2018 Season
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
Nearly nine months removed from a trip to the NCAA quarterfinals, Penn State women’s soccer returns plenty of talent in 2018, checking in at No. 4 in the United Soccer Coaches preseason poll. [Read More]
Penn State Football Captains: The Yin & Yang of Nick Scott & Trace McSorley
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Penn State Football Captains: The Yin & Yang of Nick Scott & Trace McSorley
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Quarterback Trace McSorley is not only complimentary of safety Nick Scott. He’s also complementary. They are fire and ice. Earth and sun. Super nova and super-sub. They are Nittanyin and Nittanyang — inseparable yet contradictory opposites. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gross-Matos One Of Many Good Options To Replace Buchholz Penn State Football: Gross-Matos One Of Many Good Options To Replace Buchholz
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In theory, these are the moments the best programs are recruiting for. Depth everywhere, all across the board at every position. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Heart Condition To End Cornerback Jordan Miner's Career Penn State Football: Heart Condition To End Cornerback Jordan Miner's Career
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State lost yet another player to retirement on Wednesday afternoon when cornerback Jordan Miner announced that his football career is over due to a heart problem. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defensive End Ryan Buchholz To Retire From Football Penn State Football: Defensive End Ryan Buchholz To Retire From Football
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State defensive end Ryan Buchholz will retire from football due to ongoing injury problems, he announced Wednesday morning via Twitter. The redshirt junior was expected to play a big role in the Nittany Lions' pass rush, hopeful to return for injury. [Read More]
Incoming Penn State Track and Field Athlete Shot to Death in Philadelphia Incoming Penn State Track and Field Athlete Shot to Death in Philadelphia
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Kristian Marche, an incoming freshman on Penn State’s track and field team, was shot and killed on Monday night in Philadelphia, according to PennLive. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pitt Game Sold Out Penn State Football: Pitt Game Sold Out
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's highly anticipated September 8 meeting against Pitt at Heinz Field is sold out the Panthers announced on Tuesday morning. The game will kick off at 8 p.m. and will air nationally on ABC. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blitzes Come A Bit Earlier In Camp For Young Defense Penn State Football: Blitzes Come A Bit Earlier In Camp For Young Defense
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Of all the challenges Penn State football faces in 2018, there might not be one more basic and yet more crucial than one very simple objective. [Read More]
DeAndre Thompkins’ Penn State Credo: “The Loudest Guy in the Room is the Weakest”
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DeAndre Thompkins’ Penn State Credo: “The Loudest Guy in the Room is the Weakest”
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Wide receiver/punt returner DeAndre Thompkins does things in a big way — but with a small voice. Big as in punt returns, where in 2017 his average of 13.3 yards per return was No. 5 in the country and tops in the Big Ten. [Read More]

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TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Aug. 17-19 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Aug. 17-19
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State students are returning to campus, local school kids are just over a week away from heading back to class, and the calendar turns to September in two weeks -- but there is still plenty of summer fun to be had. [Read More]
Penn State’s New International Students: Embracing a Small Town and Big Creamery Cones
Column
Penn State’s New International Students: Embracing a Small Town and Big Creamery Cones
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
Last August, I set out to see how incoming international students felt about our town, but as the new school year approached, I wondered if my previous experience was skewed toward the positive. But, once again, Happy Valley has seemingly worked its charm among new internationals. [Read More]
Penn State Football Captains: The Yin & Yang of Nick Scott & Trace McSorley
Column
Penn State Football Captains: The Yin & Yang of Nick Scott & Trace McSorley
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Quarterback Trace McSorley is not only complimentary of safety Nick Scott. He’s also complementary. They are fire and ice. Earth and sun. Super nova and super-sub. They are Nittanyin and Nittanyang — inseparable yet contradictory opposites. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gross-Matos One Of Many Good Options To Replace Buchholz Penn State Football: Gross-Matos One Of Many Good Options To Replace Buchholz
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In theory, these are the moments the best programs are recruiting for. Depth everywhere, all across the board at every position. [Read More]
Temporary Traffic Changes to Be in Place for Student Move-in Temporary Traffic Changes to Be in Place for Student Move-in
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
To help facilitate traffic flow downtown, State College Borough will be implementing several traffic changes in the coming days. [Read More]
Candidates, Officials Talk Future of Farming at Ag Progress Days Candidates, Officials Talk Future of Farming at Ag Progress Days
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
With campaigns heating up for a host of federal and state election races this fall, the government and industry luncheon at Penn State's Ag Progress Days on Wednesday drew plenty of candidates and elected officials. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Heart Condition To End Cornerback Jordan Miner's Career Penn State Football: Heart Condition To End Cornerback Jordan Miner's Career
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State lost yet another player to retirement on Wednesday afternoon when cornerback Jordan Miner announced that his football career is over due to a heart problem. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defensive End Ryan Buchholz To Retire From Football Penn State Football: Defensive End Ryan Buchholz To Retire From Football
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State defensive end Ryan Buchholz will retire from football due to ongoing injury problems, he announced Wednesday morning via Twitter. The redshirt junior was expected to play a big role in the Nittany Lions' pass rush, hopeful to return for injury. [Read More]
Girirajan Lab at Penn State Seeks to Bridge the Gap Between Fly and Human Genomes Girirajan Lab at Penn State Seeks to Bridge the Gap Between Fly and Human Genomes
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Navin Zachariah
The lab uses a combination of human genomics, computational biology, and functional studies, using Drosophila and human cell lines, to understand the risks caused by genetic mutations and to grasp how gene disruption leads to altered neurodevelopment. [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: OLLI Director Sarah Anderson Says Lifelong Learning Offers Joy, Connection – and Meaning Lunch with Mimi: OLLI Director Sarah Anderson Says Lifelong Learning Offers Joy, Connection – and Meaning
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Town & Gown
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) director Sarah Anderson sat down with Town & Gown founder Mimi Barash Coppersmith to discuss how OLLI got its start, some of the classes that have been offered to members, and how people can get involved in the programs. [Read More]
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Judy Loy

Retirement Basics

As pension plans (defined benefit plans) gave way to 401(k) (defined contribution plans), more and more people now depend on investments for their retirement. There are some simple steps to take that can help you towards a successful retirement.

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: With Stevens in a Boot, a New Cliff(ord)-Hanger at QB

Even if Tommy Stevens is ready in two weeks for Penn State’s Sept. 1 season-opener vs. Appalachian State, the spotlight will now shine a bit brighter on No. 3 quarterback Sean Clifford.

Penn State’s New International Students: Embracing a Small Town and Big Creamery ConesBill Horlacher

Last August, I set out to see how incoming international students felt about our town, but as the new school year approached, I wondered if my previous experience was skewed toward the positive. But, once again, Happy Valley has seemingly worked its charm among new internationals.

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