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State High QB Tommy Friberg Now Headed to Penn State Instead of Michigan State High QB Tommy Friberg Now Headed to Penn State Instead of Michigan
by Mike Poorman

All-state State High quarterback Tommy Friberg has called an audible. After announcing in February that he would attend Michigan as a preferred walk-on at quarterback, Friberg has confirmed that he is now headed to Penn State this fall to play tight end. Full Story →

Possible Measles Case Reported By Mount Nittany Health Tests Negative Possible Measles Case Reported By Mount Nittany Health Tests Negative

A possible measles case reported in Centre County has tested negative for the virus, Pennsylvania Department of Health press secretary Nate Wardle confirmed on Friday night.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for April 19-21 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for April 19-21

If you're on the hunt for Easter egg hunts, there are plenty to choose from around Centre County. You'll also find Wild About Animals, theater, community events, sports and concerts — including The Machine, Twiddle, the Arts Crawl and Quarry Fest.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Bonfatto’s Opens in New Location Bonfatto’s Opens in New Location

Those hungering for the famous Bonanza subs need to wait no longer. Bonfatto’s is open again.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Making Tea with Skill: Discipline and Community at the Penn State Tea House Making Tea with Skill: Discipline and Community at the Penn State Tea House

“We’re kind of like a really quirky frat that happens to know far too much about tea. It’s not hard to fit in. We’re like one big family.”

StateCollege.com - Matt DiSanto

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Travel Delays Expected as Work Continues on I-99 Barrier Installation Travel Delays Expected as Work Continues on I-99 Barrier Installation
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A longterm closure will be in place starting Monday for the left lane of I-99 southbound between the Bellefonte and Penn State exits, according to PennDOT. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions To Host 2020 NCAA Regional In Allentown Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions To Host 2020 NCAA Regional In Allentown
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will host an NCAA Tournament regional for the third straight postseason, once again in Allentown at the PPL Center. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Game Day Themes Announced, Pitt Set For Stripe Out Penn State Football: Game Day Themes Announced, Pitt Set For Stripe Out
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Athletics announced game day themes for the 2019 football season on Friday headlined by the annual White Out scheduled for the Michigan game on Oct. 19, while the Penn State Stripe Out returns for a fifth-straight season and takes place Sept. 14 vs. Pittsburgh. [Read More]
Possible Measles Case Reported by Mount Nittany Health Possible Measles Case Reported by Mount Nittany Health
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Mount Nittany Health Physician Group Pediatrics in Boalsburg reported a possible case of measles to the Pennsylvania Department of Health on Thursday. [Read More]
Reports: Tommy Stevens Will Not Return to Penn State Reports: Tommy Stevens Will Not Return to Penn State
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A day after it was learned Penn State's Tommy Stevens entered his name in the NCAA Transfer Portal, his father has confirmed the senior quarterback will not return to the Nittany Lions, according to reports by The Athletic's Audrey Snyder and the Centre Daily Times' John McGonigal. [Read More]
Watershed Cleanup Day Set for Saturday Watershed Cleanup Day Set for Saturday
1 day ago - StateCollege.com
Individuals, families and groups can celebrate Earth Day Weekend and make an impact in their community by taking part in the 23rd Annual Watershed Cleanup Day, from 8 a.m. to noon. [Read More]
Hourly Fees at 3 Penn State Parking Decks to Be in Effect 24/7 Hourly Fees at 3 Penn State Parking Decks to Be in Effect 24/7
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Visitors to Penn State will no longer have free parking overnight and on weekends at three parking decks on the University Park campus. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Adds Lehigh Transfer Matt Parker Penn State Wrestling Adds Lehigh Transfer Matt Parker
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Penn State wrestling’s 125-pound weight class has been an interesting situation, to say the least, during the last three years. It got a bit more complicated on Thursday afternoon when Matt Parker announced he was transferring to Penn State from Lehigh. [Read More]
Penn State Football: White Out Game Set For Michigan Penn State Football: White Out Game Set For Michigan
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It comes as no real surprise that Penn State's annual White Out game will take place against Michigan this year. The program announced the news in a press release about student ticket pricing for the upcoming 2018-19 campaign. [Read More]
Broadband Service to Connect Internet Users in Penns Valley Broadband Service to Connect Internet Users in Penns Valley
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
In a move that will provide needed broadband internet access to parts of Penns Valley, Centre County will enter into a contract with Centre WISP Venture Company LLC to lease the use of space on the Centre Hall 911 tower. [Read More]

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Travel Delays Expected as Work Continues on I-99 Barrier Installation Travel Delays Expected as Work Continues on I-99 Barrier Installation
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A longterm closure will be in place starting Monday for the left lane of I-99 southbound between the Bellefonte and Penn State exits, according to PennDOT. [Read More]
Watershed Cleanup Day Set for Saturday Watershed Cleanup Day Set for Saturday
1 day ago - StateCollege.com
Individuals, families and groups can celebrate Earth Day Weekend and make an impact in their community by taking part in the 23rd Annual Watershed Cleanup Day, from 8 a.m. to noon. [Read More]
Broadband Service to Connect Internet Users in Penns Valley Broadband Service to Connect Internet Users in Penns Valley
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
In a move that will provide needed broadband internet access to parts of Penns Valley, Centre County will enter into a contract with Centre WISP Venture Company LLC to lease the use of space on the Centre Hall 911 tower. [Read More]
CCRRA Event Will Collect Household Hazardous Waste CCRRA Event Will Collect Household Hazardous Waste
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It's spring cleaning time and many residents may find themselves wondering what to do with the hazardous chemicals that have been sitting in the basement or garage. Centre County Recycling and Refuse Authority can help with a free, two-day event for safe disposal. [Read More]
Dog Jog to Benefit Pets Come First Dog Jog to Benefit Pets Come First
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Walkers, runners, and their dogs will embark through the Centre County Grange Fairgrounds in Centre Hall on Saturday, April 27 for the 11th Annual Dog Jog to support local animals in need. [Read More]
Penn State Prime Penn State Prime
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle, Town&Gown
The Penn State Meats Laboratory is a Friday destination for many foodies, even as it trains the next generation of industry leaders [Read More]
Miska Jewelers to Open in Former Moyer Jewelers Location Miska Jewelers to Open in Former Moyer Jewelers Location
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Moyer Jewelers closed its doors at the corner of East College Avenue and South Allen Street in December after nearly 70 years in business. Now another family-owned jeweler with deep roots in State College will open in the same location. [Read More]
Lt. Governor Brings Marijuana Legalization Listening Tour to Centre County Lt. Governor Brings Marijuana Legalization Listening Tour to Centre County
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Should recreational marijuana be legalized in Pennsylvania? For the vast majority of those in attendance at Penn State's Alumni Hall on Tuesday night for Lt. Gov. John Fetterman's listening tour stop, the answer was a resounding "yes." [Read More]
Nittany Theatre’s 2019 Season Offers a Wide Variety of Shows Nittany Theatre’s 2019 Season Offers a Wide Variety of Shows
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
Nittany Theatre at the Barn is celebrating two significant anniversaries in 2019, as it marks both the fifth season of summer stock theatre produced by Nittany Theatre and the 60th year of theatre in the historic 1890s Boalsburg barn. [Read More]
New Plant Finder Program Maps Every Species in the Arboretum New Plant Finder Program Maps Every Species in the Arboretum
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Cassady Potts
If you’re a plant connoisseur or someone who just wants to add some education to their stroll, you can look forward to using a new program created by Penn State’s Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) and the Arboretum. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions To Host 2020 NCAA Regional In Allentown Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions To Host 2020 NCAA Regional In Allentown
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will host an NCAA Tournament regional for the third straight postseason, once again in Allentown at the PPL Center. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Game Day Themes Announced, Pitt Set For Stripe Out Penn State Football: Game Day Themes Announced, Pitt Set For Stripe Out
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Athletics announced game day themes for the 2019 football season on Friday headlined by the annual White Out scheduled for the Michigan game on Oct. 19, while the Penn State Stripe Out returns for a fifth-straight season and takes place Sept. 14 vs. Pittsburgh. [Read More]
Reports: Tommy Stevens Will Not Return to Penn State Reports: Tommy Stevens Will Not Return to Penn State
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A day after it was learned Penn State's Tommy Stevens entered his name in the NCAA Transfer Portal, his father has confirmed the senior quarterback will not return to the Nittany Lions, according to reports by The Athletic's Audrey Snyder and the Centre Daily Times' John McGonigal. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Adds Lehigh Transfer Matt Parker Penn State Wrestling Adds Lehigh Transfer Matt Parker
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Penn State wrestling’s 125-pound weight class has been an interesting situation, to say the least, during the last three years. It got a bit more complicated on Thursday afternoon when Matt Parker announced he was transferring to Penn State from Lehigh. [Read More]
Penn State Football: White Out Game Set For Michigan Penn State Football: White Out Game Set For Michigan
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It comes as no real surprise that Penn State's annual White Out game will take place against Michigan this year. The program announced the news in a press release about student ticket pricing for the upcoming 2018-19 campaign. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Stevens Enters Transfer Portal Penn State Football: Stevens Enters Transfer Portal
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior quarterback Tommy Stevens has added his name to the NCAA Transfer Portal. The news was first reported by The Houston Chronicle's Aaron Wilson, and a source has confirmed it to StateCollege.com. [Read More]
An Oral History of the Day Cael Sanderson Turned College Wrestling on Its Head An Oral History of the Day Cael Sanderson Turned College Wrestling on Its Head
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Ten years ago today, Cael Sanderson stunned the wrestling world when news broke that he was leaving his alma mater Iowa State to take the reins at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Set To Host Youth Camp In State College Penn State Football: Barkley Set To Host Youth Camp In State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley will be back in State College next month as the former All-American and New York Giants star is set to host a youth football camp. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Dotson Was Ready, And It Paid Off Penn State Football: Dotson Was Ready, And It Paid Off
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Jahan Dotson just wanted to be ready. That was all he could control, everything else was a collection of chance and opportunity. [Read More]
Local Athletes Finish Boston Marathon Local Athletes Finish Boston Marathon
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Doug Schunk
After a morning monsoon passed, the sky cleared as athletes began the 26.2 mile journey from Hopkinton to Boston during Monday’s 123rd Boston Marathon. In spite of the warm temperatures and humidity, athletes from Centre County were able to finish in some pretty remarkable times. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions To Host 2020 NCAA Regional In Allentown Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions To Host 2020 NCAA Regional In Allentown
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will host an NCAA Tournament regional for the third straight postseason, once again in Allentown at the PPL Center. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Game Day Themes Announced, Pitt Set For Stripe Out Penn State Football: Game Day Themes Announced, Pitt Set For Stripe Out
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Athletics announced game day themes for the 2019 football season on Friday headlined by the annual White Out scheduled for the Michigan game on Oct. 19, while the Penn State Stripe Out returns for a fifth-straight season and takes place Sept. 14 vs. Pittsburgh. [Read More]
Hourly Fees at 3 Penn State Parking Decks to Be in Effect 24/7 Hourly Fees at 3 Penn State Parking Decks to Be in Effect 24/7
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Visitors to Penn State will no longer have free parking overnight and on weekends at three parking decks on the University Park campus. [Read More]
Penn State Football: White Out Game Set For Michigan Penn State Football: White Out Game Set For Michigan
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It comes as no real surprise that Penn State's annual White Out game will take place against Michigan this year. The program announced the news in a press release about student ticket pricing for the upcoming 2018-19 campaign. [Read More]
Penn State Prime Penn State Prime
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle, Town&Gown
The Penn State Meats Laboratory is a Friday destination for many foodies, even as it trains the next generation of industry leaders [Read More]
Penn State Football: Stevens Enters Transfer Portal Penn State Football: Stevens Enters Transfer Portal
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior quarterback Tommy Stevens has added his name to the NCAA Transfer Portal. The news was first reported by The Houston Chronicle's Aaron Wilson, and a source has confirmed it to StateCollege.com. [Read More]
An Oral History of the Day Cael Sanderson Turned College Wrestling on Its Head An Oral History of the Day Cael Sanderson Turned College Wrestling on Its Head
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Ten years ago today, Cael Sanderson stunned the wrestling world when news broke that he was leaving his alma mater Iowa State to take the reins at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Set To Host Youth Camp In State College Penn State Football: Barkley Set To Host Youth Camp In State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley will be back in State College next month as the former All-American and New York Giants star is set to host a youth football camp. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Dotson Was Ready, And It Paid Off Penn State Football: Dotson Was Ready, And It Paid Off
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Jahan Dotson just wanted to be ready. That was all he could control, everything else was a collection of chance and opportunity. [Read More]
New Plant Finder Program Maps Every Species in the Arboretum New Plant Finder Program Maps Every Species in the Arboretum
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Cassady Potts
If you’re a plant connoisseur or someone who just wants to add some education to their stroll, you can look forward to using a new program created by Penn State’s Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) and the Arboretum. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

State High QB Tommy Friberg Now Headed to Penn State Instead of Michigan

All-state State High quarterback Tommy Friberg has called an audible. After announcing in February that he would attend Michigan as a preferred walk-on at quarterback, Friberg has confirmed that he is now headed to Penn State this fall to play tight end.

Jay Paterno

In an Angry and Dangerous Time, the Need to Bridge the Divides Is Urgent

We live in an angry time in America, a time when the sparks of disagreement are fanned to become bitter divisions. While division is not new, our current times have made this different and dangerous.

For Once, They’ve Nabbed the Robbers with the Fountain PensRussell Frank

Let’s get intertextual. Matt Taibbi’s “I Can’t Breathe,” meet Caitlin Flanagan’s “They Had It Coming.” Taibbi, Flanagan, meet Woody Guthrie’s “Pretty Boy Floyd.”

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