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Judge Denies Sandusky Appeal Judge Denies Sandusky Appeal
by Geoff Rushton

A specially-presiding judge on Wednesday denied Jerry Sandusky's appeal seeking to have his child sexual abuse conviction vacated and a new trial order. Full Story →

Committee Continues Work on Action Sports Park Proposal; Residents Invited to Take Survey Committee Continues Work on Action Sports Park Proposal; Residents Invited to Take Survey

An ad hoc committee is continuing to gather information and prepare recommendations for a proposed action sports park in State College Borough. And it's still seeking input from the public.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Mayor Candidates Discuss Issues, Qualification State College Mayor Candidates Discuss Issues, Qualification

The three candidates for State College mayor met in a debate Tuesday night at the State Theatre to answer questions about the issues facing State College and their qualifications to be elected to the role.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Hype Continues to Build for White Out Game
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Hype Continues to Build for White Out Game

The hype is continuing to build, and many are getting ready for fun and work, as No. 2-ranked Penn State's gets set to take on No. 19/15 Michigan at 7:30 p.m.Saturday at Beaver Stadium in the White Out game.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Penn State Football: Franklin Nips A&M Rumors In The Bud Penn State Football: Franklin Nips A&M Rumors In The Bud

Franklin may have never left for A&M and the Aggies may have never really wanted him in the first place. But mark this as Round 1 of what will undoubtedly be several when it comes to programs hoping to nab Franklin and his program-building acumen.

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones

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Bumped by Trump
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Bumped by Trump
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
I had driven to Harrisburg last Friday to tell the world, or at least the segment of the world that tunes in to ABC27’s “Good Day, PA,” about my new book, “Among the Woo People: A Survival Guide for Living in a College Town” (guess which). [Read More]
Artist of the Month: Jennifer Shuey Artist of the Month: Jennifer Shuey
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Miranda Buckheit, Town&Gown
Anyone who has attended any university anywhere has seen one. It seems as if every building features the prototypical bulletin board layer-caked and overstuffed with flyers for part-time jobs, academic studies, and lectures. For local artist Jennifer Shuey, one of those flyers was a life-changer. [Read More]
Area Schools Help PennDOT Paint the Plows
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Area Schools Help PennDOT Paint the Plows
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has partnered with three Centre County high schools, along with three from nearby counties in PennDOT's District 2, for the Paint the Plow contest. [Read More]
Man Charged with Aggravated Assault After Allegedly Beating, Stabbing Woman Man Charged with Aggravated Assault After Allegedly Beating, Stabbing Woman
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A State College man is facing felony charges of aggravated assault and strangulation after allegedly beating, strangling and stabbing a woman in her apartment. [Read More]
Penn State Football: University Says To Watch For Fake Tickets This Weekend Penn State Football: University Says To Watch For Fake Tickets This Weekend
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Due to these incidents and the tremendous interest in Saturday’s game between No. 2 Penn State and No. 19/15 Michigan, Intercollegiate Athletics encourages fans purchasing tickets to only purchase them through Penn State authorized sources. [Read More]
Buddy Walk Brings Families, Community Together
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Buddy Walk Brings Families, Community Together
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Mount Nittany Middle School was the site of the 9th Annual Centre Region Down Syndrome Society Buddy Walk this past weekend, an annual event to support and celebrate individuals who have Down syndrome and to promote acceptance and inclusion. [Read More]
State College 2018 Budget Proposal Includes No Tax Increase State College 2018 Budget Proposal Includes No Tax Increase
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The proposed 2018 budget for State College would include no local tax increase for the second year in a row. [Read More]
Author, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer Lynsey Addario Shares Inspiring Career Author, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer Lynsey Addario Shares Inspiring Career
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Callaway Turner
Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and author of this year’s Penn State Reads selection 'It’s What I Do' Lynsey Addario spoke at Schwab Auditorium Monday night about her inspiring career. [Read More]
PAWS to the Rescue Once Again
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PAWS to the Rescue Once Again
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
To dog again or not to dog again? That was the question. I recently wrote about the very difficult loss of our 14-year old family dog, Sportster. While I was consciously and deliberately trying to talk myself out of getting a new dog, I knew in my heart that the benefits of having a dog far outweigh [Read More]
Home Games: Football Weekend House Rentals Prove a Winning Formula for Some Residents and Visitors Home Games: Football Weekend House Rentals Prove a Winning Formula for Some Residents and Visitors
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle, Town&Gown
While hotels are a convenient and popular choice for Penn State football fans, another option is making itself known on the State College hospitality scene — football weekend home rentals. [Read More]

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Bumped by Trump
Column
Bumped by Trump
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
I had driven to Harrisburg last Friday to tell the world, or at least the segment of the world that tunes in to ABC27’s “Good Day, PA,” about my new book, “Among the Woo People: A Survival Guide for Living in a College Town” (guess which). [Read More]
Artist of the Month: Jennifer Shuey Artist of the Month: Jennifer Shuey
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Miranda Buckheit, Town&Gown
Anyone who has attended any university anywhere has seen one. It seems as if every building features the prototypical bulletin board layer-caked and overstuffed with flyers for part-time jobs, academic studies, and lectures. For local artist Jennifer Shuey, one of those flyers was a life-changer. [Read More]
Area Schools Help PennDOT Paint the Plows
Video
Area Schools Help PennDOT Paint the Plows
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has partnered with three Centre County high schools, along with three from nearby counties in PennDOT's District 2, for the Paint the Plow contest. [Read More]
Buddy Walk Brings Families, Community Together
Video
Buddy Walk Brings Families, Community Together
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Mount Nittany Middle School was the site of the 9th Annual Centre Region Down Syndrome Society Buddy Walk this past weekend, an annual event to support and celebrate individuals who have Down syndrome and to promote acceptance and inclusion. [Read More]
Author, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer Lynsey Addario Shares Inspiring Career Author, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer Lynsey Addario Shares Inspiring Career
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Callaway Turner
Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and author of this year’s Penn State Reads selection 'It’s What I Do' Lynsey Addario spoke at Schwab Auditorium Monday night about her inspiring career. [Read More]
PAWS to the Rescue Once Again
Column
PAWS to the Rescue Once Again
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
To dog again or not to dog again? That was the question. I recently wrote about the very difficult loss of our 14-year old family dog, Sportster. While I was consciously and deliberately trying to talk myself out of getting a new dog, I knew in my heart that the benefits of having a dog far outweigh [Read More]
Home Games: Football Weekend House Rentals Prove a Winning Formula for Some Residents and Visitors Home Games: Football Weekend House Rentals Prove a Winning Formula for Some Residents and Visitors
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle, Town&Gown
While hotels are a convenient and popular choice for Penn State football fans, another option is making itself known on the State College hospitality scene — football weekend home rentals. [Read More]
A Rockin' Afternoon at the THON 5K
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A Rockin' Afternoon at the THON 5K
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Carly Weiss
The THON community came together Sunday for the annual THON 5k race, one of the largest races of its kind in central Pennsylvania and an opportunity to raise money for the Four Diamonds Fund and support children battling pediatric cancer and their families. [Read More]
Taste of the Month: Penn Pide Taste of the Month: Penn Pide
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Vilma Shu Danz, Town&Gown
Step aside pizza, let’s talk Turkish pide. Opened in March 2016, Penn Pide, located at 127 W. Beaver Ave., is serving up this traditional Turkish staple — a thin, oblong-shaped flatbread. Pide is often described as Turkish pizza with uniquely Middle-Eastern spices, no sauce, topped with cheese, [Read More]
Leader of the Blue Band: For Drum Major Jack Frisbie, It's About Much More Than the Flip Leader of the Blue Band: For Drum Major Jack Frisbie, It's About Much More Than the Flip
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - James Turchick, Town&Gown
Leading hundreds of musicians in the midst of thousands of fans is no easy task, but Penn State Blue Band drum major Jack Frisbie doesn’t worry about it too much. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: University Says To Watch For Fake Tickets This Weekend Penn State Football: University Says To Watch For Fake Tickets This Weekend
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Due to these incidents and the tremendous interest in Saturday’s game between No. 2 Penn State and No. 19/15 Michigan, Intercollegiate Athletics encourages fans purchasing tickets to only purchase them through Penn State authorized sources. [Read More]
Home Games: Football Weekend House Rentals Prove a Winning Formula for Some Residents and Visitors Home Games: Football Weekend House Rentals Prove a Winning Formula for Some Residents and Visitors
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle, Town&Gown
While hotels are a convenient and popular choice for Penn State football fans, another option is making itself known on the State College hospitality scene — football weekend home rentals. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What To Know About Attending College GameDay On Saturday Penn State Football: What To Know About Attending College GameDay On Saturday
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As you may have heard, College GameDay is broadcasting live from State College this weeekend. And if you haven't heard, well, spoilers. [Read More]
Penn State Women’s Volleyball Reclaims No. 1 Ranking for First Time in Nearly Two Years Penn State Women’s Volleyball Reclaims No. 1 Ranking for First Time in Nearly Two Years
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Penn State women’s volleyball is back at the top in the latest AVCA Poll after nearly two years since it last earned the No. 1 ranking in the nation. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Lands Midseason All American Honors Penn State Football: Barkley Lands Midseason All American Honors
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley was named to the Sporting News first-team All-American squad at the midway point of the year. The honor was announced on Monday afternoon. [Read More]
Born with One Hand, Penn State Equestrian Team Standout Is an Accomplished Athlete
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Born with One Hand, Penn State Equestrian Team Standout Is an Accomplished Athlete
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
One of the standouts on the Penn State equestrian team, Lizzy Traband has a strong love of horses, a friendly personality and the skills you would expect from an accomplished rider. She also rides with just one hand. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Head Into Home Opener At Solid 2-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Head Into Home Opener At Solid 2-2
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While the Nittany Lions' most recent game might suggest otherwise, Penn State finds itself entering its home opening series against AIC in pretty good shape after a tough two weeks on the road. [Read More]
Penn State Field Hockey Falls to Maryland in Double Overtime Penn State Field Hockey Falls to Maryland in Double Overtime
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Champe Fisher
No. 6 Penn State field hockey (12-3, 4-2 Big Ten) suffered a tough 2-1 defeat in double overtime at the hands of No. 16 Maryland (10-5, 5-2 Big Ten) Sunday afternoon in College Park. [Read More]
Penn State Football: John Shaffer (66-1) on Trace McSorley (72-8)
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Penn State Football: John Shaffer (66-1) on Trace McSorley (72-8)
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
"He handles himself very, very well," Shaffer says of McSorley. "He’s very much of a team player. Gritty. Competitor. Winner." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hit Highest Ranking Since 1999 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hit Highest Ranking Since 1999
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football may not have played this past weekend but the Nittany Lions moved up to No.2 in the nation in both the AP and Coaches Poll. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: University Says To Watch For Fake Tickets This Weekend Penn State Football: University Says To Watch For Fake Tickets This Weekend
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Due to these incidents and the tremendous interest in Saturday’s game between No. 2 Penn State and No. 19/15 Michigan, Intercollegiate Athletics encourages fans purchasing tickets to only purchase them through Penn State authorized sources. [Read More]
Author, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer Lynsey Addario Shares Inspiring Career Author, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer Lynsey Addario Shares Inspiring Career
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Callaway Turner
Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and author of this year’s Penn State Reads selection 'It’s What I Do' Lynsey Addario spoke at Schwab Auditorium Monday night about her inspiring career. [Read More]
Home Games: Football Weekend House Rentals Prove a Winning Formula for Some Residents and Visitors Home Games: Football Weekend House Rentals Prove a Winning Formula for Some Residents and Visitors
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle, Town&Gown
While hotels are a convenient and popular choice for Penn State football fans, another option is making itself known on the State College hospitality scene — football weekend home rentals. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What To Know About Attending College GameDay On Saturday Penn State Football: What To Know About Attending College GameDay On Saturday
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As you may have heard, College GameDay is broadcasting live from State College this weeekend. And if you haven't heard, well, spoilers. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Lands Midseason All American Honors Penn State Football: Barkley Lands Midseason All American Honors
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley was named to the Sporting News first-team All-American squad at the midway point of the year. The honor was announced on Monday afternoon. [Read More]
Judge Set to Announce Decision on Sandusky Appeal Judge Set to Announce Decision on Sandusky Appeal
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A specially presiding judge will announce this week if Jerry Sandusky's 2012 conviction on child sexual abuse charges will be vacated and a new trial ordered. [Read More]
Born with One Hand, Penn State Equestrian Team Standout Is an Accomplished Athlete
Video
Born with One Hand, Penn State Equestrian Team Standout Is an Accomplished Athlete
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
One of the standouts on the Penn State equestrian team, Lizzy Traband has a strong love of horses, a friendly personality and the skills you would expect from an accomplished rider. She also rides with just one hand. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Head Into Home Opener At Solid 2-2 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Head Into Home Opener At Solid 2-2
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While the Nittany Lions' most recent game might suggest otherwise, Penn State finds itself entering its home opening series against AIC in pretty good shape after a tough two weeks on the road. [Read More]
A Rockin' Afternoon at the THON 5K
Photos
A Rockin' Afternoon at the THON 5K
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Carly Weiss
The THON community came together Sunday for the annual THON 5k race, one of the largest races of its kind in central Pennsylvania and an opportunity to raise money for the Four Diamonds Fund and support children battling pediatric cancer and their families. [Read More]
Leader of the Blue Band: For Drum Major Jack Frisbie, It's About Much More Than the Flip Leader of the Blue Band: For Drum Major Jack Frisbie, It's About Much More Than the Flip
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - James Turchick, Town&Gown
Leading hundreds of musicians in the midst of thousands of fans is no easy task, but Penn State Blue Band drum major Jack Frisbie doesn’t worry about it too much. [Read More]
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Russell Frank

Bumped by Trump

I had driven to Harrisburg last Friday to tell the world, or at least the segment of the world that tunes in to ABC27’s “Good Day, PA,” about my new book, “Among the Woo People: A Survival Guide for Living in a College Town” (guess which).

Joe Battista

PAWS to the Rescue Once Again

To dog again or not to dog again? That was the question. I recently wrote about the very difficult loss of our 14-year old family dog, Sportster. While I was consciously and deliberately trying to talk myself out of getting a new dog, I knew in my heart that the benefits of having a dog far outweigh

Defining ExperiencePatty Kleban

The concept of experience can be both a noun and a verb. We can experience a concert, baseball game or a huge community event like THON or we can gain experience. Not all experience is the same. How exactly is it measured?

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