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Children's Garden a Hub of Summertime Activity Children's Garden a Hub of Summertime Activity
by Centre County Gazette, Anne Walker

A collaboration of the Bellefonte Garden Club, the Centre County Library and Historical Museum and Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Centre County has provided the community with a brilliant tapestry of blooming flowers, herbs and vegetables. Full Story →

Summer Is Time to Take a Swing
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Summer Is Time to Take a Swing

Summer is a time for vacations, outdoor activities, family reunions, and picnics. It is also the time of year for two of my favorite passions: Baseball and golf.

StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
Penn State Football: Ficken Signs With Jacksonville Jaguars Penn State Football: Ficken Signs With Jacksonville Jaguars

Sam Ficken is finally in the NFL as the Jacksonville Jaguars announced his signing on Monday

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Franklin Confident at Big Ten Media Days Franklin Confident at Big Ten Media Days

After consecutive 7-6 seasons, James Franklin enters a pivotal year three. With 85 scholarship players and loads of talent in the backfield, Franklin doesn't sound worried.

StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, David Abruzesse
Penn State Football: Barkley Takes Home Another Preseason Honor Penn State Football: Barkley Takes Home Another Preseason Honor

Big Ten media days are underway and Penn State has at least one more honor to add to the preseason shelf. A select media panel chose this year’s 10-member preseason list of players to watch, including five representatives each from the East and West divisions.

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones

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New Restaurant Coming to Allen Street New Restaurant Coming to Allen Street
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Signage for Sauly Boy's on Allen was recently placed in a window of the building at 124 S. Allen St., which was last occupied by Philly Pretzel Factory. [Read More]
Borough Unveils New Bike Repair Stations Borough Unveils New Bike Repair Stations
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Four new bicycle repair stations have been installed along frequently used bike routes in State College with tools for riders to make fixes on the go. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Safety Jonathan Sutherland Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Safety Jonathan Sutherland
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football made it an even 10 commits for the 2017 recruiting haul and the second commitment of the week as Alexandria (Va.) Episcopal Academy four-star safety Jonathan Sutherland made the call on Sunday. [Read More]
School Board to Hear Revised Timeline for Facilities Plan Review School Board to Hear Revised Timeline for Facilities Plan Review
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Area School District administration will recommend a slight slow down of the District-Wide Facilities Master Plan Review (DWFMP) at Monday night's school board meeting. [Read More]
Spring Township Police Investigating Burglary Spring Township Police Investigating Burglary
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Spring Township Police are investigating a burglary in which the suspect appeared to be targeting prescription drugs. [Read More]
The Quicksand of Plagiarism
Column
The Quicksand of Plagiarism
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Once again last week, we got to see a high-profile public figure get caught up in the scandal of plagiarism. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sickels’ Pickle is a Lion Defensive Line Rarity
Column
Penn State Football: Sickels’ Pickle is a Lion Defensive Line Rarity
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Garrett Sickels is the sole survivor of the latest, greatest Penn State defensive line. Not that there’s anything wrong with that...is there? [Read More]
Historic Millheim Provides Fine Food, Arts in Rural Setting Historic Millheim Provides Fine Food, Arts in Rural Setting
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Jodi Morelli
A vibrant and quaint community offering a variety of shops, businesses and community venues, the borough of Millheim is alive with history and culture. [Read More]
County Seeks Funding to Restore Monuments County Seeks Funding to Restore Monuments
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - G. Kerry Webster
Inappropriate restoration efforts made about a decade ago has allowed Mother Nature to assault the structures, causing blistering and crumbling to sections of the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial, as well to the base of Andrew Gregg Curtin's statue. [Read More]
The Pokémon Are Coming!
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The Pokémon Are Coming!
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
Estimates put the revenue from Pokemon Go in-app purchases at $1.6 million in daily revenue. In contrast to most mobile games where about 3 percent of players spend money, 20 percent of the Nintendo AR players are spending real money in the game. [Read More]

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New Restaurant Coming to Allen Street New Restaurant Coming to Allen Street
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Signage for Sauly Boy's on Allen was recently placed in a window of the building at 124 S. Allen St., which was last occupied by Philly Pretzel Factory. [Read More]
Borough Unveils New Bike Repair Stations Borough Unveils New Bike Repair Stations
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Four new bicycle repair stations have been installed along frequently used bike routes in State College with tools for riders to make fixes on the go. [Read More]
Historic Millheim Provides Fine Food, Arts in Rural Setting Historic Millheim Provides Fine Food, Arts in Rural Setting
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Jodi Morelli
A vibrant and quaint community offering a variety of shops, businesses and community venues, the borough of Millheim is alive with history and culture. [Read More]
County Seeks Funding to Restore Monuments County Seeks Funding to Restore Monuments
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - G. Kerry Webster
Inappropriate restoration efforts made about a decade ago has allowed Mother Nature to assault the structures, causing blistering and crumbling to sections of the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial, as well to the base of Andrew Gregg Curtin's statue. [Read More]
The Pokémon Are Coming!
Column
The Pokémon Are Coming!
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
Estimates put the revenue from Pokemon Go in-app purchases at $1.6 million in daily revenue. In contrast to most mobile games where about 3 percent of players spend money, 20 percent of the Nintendo AR players are spending real money in the game. [Read More]
State College Community Theatre to Premiere 'The Heidi Chronicles' State College Community Theatre to Premiere 'The Heidi Chronicles'
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Anne Walker
State College Community Theatre continues to turn up the heat this month when it opens with “The Heidi Chronicles” on Thursday, July 28. Several newcomers to SCCT's stable will shine in this provocative Wendy Wasserstein drama. [Read More]
Making Concessions
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Making Concessions
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Chris Morelli
"How hard could it be?" I thought. As it turns out, working in a concession stand means more than selling hot dogs, pouring beer and making change. [Read More]
Penn State Sets Tuition, $5.1 Billion Budget for 2016-17 Penn State Sets Tuition, $5.1 Billion Budget for 2016-17
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
After holding tuition flat for in-state undergraduate students a year ago, Penn State's Board of Trustees voted Friday to increase tuition at some of the university's campuses, including University Park. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 22-24 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 22-24
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Festival weekend is in the rearview mirror until next year, but that doesn't mean there isn't plenty to see and do around Happy Valley this weekend. [Read More]
Festivals Produce Big Recycling Numbers Festivals Produce Big Recycling Numbers
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Well more than a ton of organic waste and recyclable materials was collected July 14-17 from the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts in State College and People's Choice Festival in Boalsburg. [Read More]

All Local & Penn State Sports

 
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Safety Jonathan Sutherland Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Safety Jonathan Sutherland
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football made it an even 10 commits for the 2017 recruiting haul and the second commitment of the week as Alexandria (Va.) Episcopal Academy four-star safety Jonathan Sutherland made the call on Sunday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sickels’ Pickle is a Lion Defensive Line Rarity
Column
Penn State Football: Sickels’ Pickle is a Lion Defensive Line Rarity
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Garrett Sickels is the sole survivor of the latest, greatest Penn State defensive line. Not that there’s anything wrong with that...is there? [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Will Reportedly Host Michigan State At The Palestra Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Will Reportedly Host Michigan State At The Palestra
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will turn a home game into a neutral site contest this January as the Nittany Lions will reportedly host Michigan State at the Palestra in Philadelphia this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Impressed By Miles Sanders Penn State Football: Barkley Impressed By Miles Sanders
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's safe to assume that Saquon Barkley isn't overly worried about losing his starting job to anyone, let alone a freshman. But it's also safe to assume that Barkley isn't taking any chances [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gaia Accustomed to Playing with One Hand Behind his Back
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Penn State Football: Gaia Accustomed to Playing with One Hand Behind his Back
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
After switching from defense to offense midway through his career, Brian Gaia is now making another big transition for the Nittany Lions. So far, it’s been a snap. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley, The Best Of What College Football Can Offer Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley, The Best Of What College Football Can Offer
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"When you look back on it, my life did change a lot." Barkley said as he dug through one of his pockets, taking out his phone and putting it on a table next to a Sugar Bowl trophy. [Read More]
Sandy Barbour Talks Beaver Stadium Renovations, Capacity Change And More Sandy Barbour Talks Beaver Stadium Renovations, Capacity Change And More
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Whether it’s increased expenses or decreased revenues that we’re still trying to recoup, we’re about 15 million real dollars behind where we were five years ago, so whatever the incremental is with the Big Ten media rights money, that just helps us get back to whole." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Linebacker Faison-Walden Tabs Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Linebacker Faison-Walden Tabs Nittany Lions
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's dry spell on the recruiting trail finally ended on Wednesday as North Carolina linebacker prospect Brelin Faison-Walden made his decision public at his announcement ceremony. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Face Duquesne Nov. 13 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Face Duquesne Nov. 13
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Duquesne will meet on the hardwood for the seventh consecutive season, the Nittany Lions will host The Dukes on Nov. 13 with a tip time still to be announced. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Soccer Introduces New Nike Kits Penn State Women's Soccer Introduces New Nike Kits
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State, fresh off its first national championship in program history, unveiled new uniforms for 2016. [Read More]

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Borough Unveils New Bike Repair Stations Borough Unveils New Bike Repair Stations
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Four new bicycle repair stations have been installed along frequently used bike routes in State College with tools for riders to make fixes on the go. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Safety Jonathan Sutherland Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Land Safety Jonathan Sutherland
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football made it an even 10 commits for the 2017 recruiting haul and the second commitment of the week as Alexandria (Va.) Episcopal Academy four-star safety Jonathan Sutherland made the call on Sunday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sickels’ Pickle is a Lion Defensive Line Rarity
Column
Penn State Football: Sickels’ Pickle is a Lion Defensive Line Rarity
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Garrett Sickels is the sole survivor of the latest, greatest Penn State defensive line. Not that there’s anything wrong with that...is there? [Read More]
Lubert Elected Penn State Board Chairman Lubert Elected Penn State Board Chairman
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
In an election that was preceded by public criticism from some other trustees and alumni, Ira Lubert was elected chairman of the Penn State Board of Trustees on Friday afternoon, ultimately running unopposed. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Will Reportedly Host Michigan State At The Palestra Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Will Reportedly Host Michigan State At The Palestra
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will turn a home game into a neutral site contest this January as the Nittany Lions will reportedly host Michigan State at the Palestra in Philadelphia this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Impressed By Miles Sanders Penn State Football: Barkley Impressed By Miles Sanders
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's safe to assume that Saquon Barkley isn't overly worried about losing his starting job to anyone, let alone a freshman. But it's also safe to assume that Barkley isn't taking any chances [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gaia Accustomed to Playing with One Hand Behind his Back
Column
Penn State Football: Gaia Accustomed to Playing with One Hand Behind his Back
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
After switching from defense to offense midway through his career, Brian Gaia is now making another big transition for the Nittany Lions. So far, it’s been a snap. [Read More]
Coroner Releases Cause of Death in June Plane Crash Coroner Releases Cause of Death in June Plane Crash
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County Coroner Scott Sayers on Thursday released the cause of death of the two victims in a fatal plane crash last month near University Park Airport. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley, The Best Of What College Football Can Offer Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley, The Best Of What College Football Can Offer
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"When you look back on it, my life did change a lot." Barkley said as he dug through one of his pockets, taking out his phone and putting it on a table next to a Sugar Bowl trophy. [Read More]
University Proposes Names for Two New Residence Halls University Proposes Names for Two New Residence Halls
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Lexi Shimkonis , StateCollege.com staff
A former governor and a pioneering instructor would be honored with the naming of the new dorms. [Read More]
StateCollege.com Columnists
Joe Battista

Summer Is Time to Take a Swing

Summer is a time for vacations, outdoor activities, family reunions, and picnics. It is also the time of year for two of my favorite passions: Baseball and golf.

Patty Kleban

The Quicksand of Plagiarism

Once again last week, we got to see a high-profile public figure get caught up in the scandal of plagiarism.

Penn State Football: Sickels’ Pickle is a Lion Defensive Line RarityMike Poorman

Garrett Sickels is the sole survivor of the latest, greatest Penn State defensive line. Not that there’s anything wrong with that...is there?

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