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Penn State Partnering with ClearWater Conservancy to Conserve Land Near Musser Gap Penn State Partnering with ClearWater Conservancy to Conserve Land Near Musser Gap
by Geoff Rushton

Penn State announced on Tuesday night that it will work with ClearWater Conservancy to explore ways to conserve 365 acres of university-owned land between Whitehall Road in Ferguson Township and Rothrock Forest at Musser Gap. Full Story →

Local Tech Company Helps High School Students Prepare for Success Local Tech Company Helps High School Students Prepare for Success

In addition to their regular school work and activities, 25 State College Area High School students spent much of the fall committed to building confidence, communication and relationship skills, thanks to the generosity of a local company.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State Football: A Few Things To Know About Kentucky Three Weeks From The Citrus Bowl Penn State Football: A Few Things To Know About Kentucky Three Weeks From The Citrus Bowl

If you're like me, you might have had a peripheral understanding of Kentucky football when the Wildcats were announced as Penn State's bowl opponent.

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Centre County Galleries Offer Unique and Meaningful Gift Options Centre County Galleries Offer Unique and Meaningful Gift Options

What do you get the person who already has everything? Too often, we turn to Amazon or a big box department store to pick up something generic, something a million other people also have. If you’re looking for a memorable, one-of-a-kind gift that your loved one can treasure for a long time to come

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
Public Input Sought for Centre Region Comprehensive Parks and Rec Plan Public Input Sought for Centre Region Comprehensive Parks and Rec Plan

Local residents will have two upcoming opportunities to participate in the year-long Centre Region Comprehensive Recreation, Parks, and Open Space planning process.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton

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More Light! More Light!
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More Light! More Light!
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
As best as I can recall, I stalked and slew my first Christmas tree in 1987. Before that I was a not terribly observant Jewish gentleman who had beheld the rituals of Christmas from afar. [Read More]
The Site of 14 Crashes in 2 Years, a Local Intersection May Soon See Change The Site of 14 Crashes in 2 Years, a Local Intersection May Soon See Change
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The intersection of South Atherton Street and Warner Boulevard/Shingletown Road has been the site of numerous crashes in recent years, but Harris Township officials hope they soon will be permitted to make a change to improve safety. [Read More]
Scholarship Fund Established to Honor Late Penn State Lineman Adam Gress Scholarship Fund Established to Honor Late Penn State Lineman Adam Gress
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Emma Dieter
A year ago, Penn State football lost one of its own with the death of Adam Gress. However, his family and friends are hoping his memory will continue to live on in the form of a scholarship in his name. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gillikin Named First Team Academic All-American Penn State Football: Gillikin Named First Team Academic All-American
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Blake Gillikin became the 34th player and first punter in Penn State football history to be named a first-team academic All-American on Monday. [Read More]
Medical Simulation Startup Wins Top TechCelerator Prize Medical Simulation Startup Wins Top TechCelerator Prize
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A local startup developing simulation technologies for medical education was awarded top prize from Ben Franklin Technology Partners as the TechCelerator@State College program graduated its newest class. [Read More]
Have a Very Barkley Christmas and a Happy New Year
Column
Have a Very Barkley Christmas and a Happy New Year
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
I looked up and there was Barkley running at full speed. The chances of catching him were slim and none, his muscular frame powering through the turns tearing up the turf while firmly grasping the ball. The intense and focused look in his eyes made it obvious there was nothing that could be done to [Read More]
Penn State Football: Trace McSorley Named Team MVP Penn State Football: Trace McSorley Named Team MVP
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
The State College Quarterback Club held its annual Penn State football banquet Sunday night, which included handing out team awards for the 2018 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2019 Maryland Game Slated For Friday Night Penn State Football: 2019 Maryland Game Slated For Friday Night
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State will play its second Friday night game ever next season at Maryland in what the Terps are calling the “B1G Friday Night Lights” game. The 2019 Big Ten opener has been rescheduled to Friday, September 27. [Read More]
Free Naloxone to Be Available for Pennsylvania Residents Free Naloxone to Be Available for Pennsylvania Residents
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Naloxone will be distributed for free to any Pennsylvania resident on Thursday at nearly 80 locations across the commonwealth, including one in Centre County. [Read More]
Penn State Alumna's Book Selected for Centre County Reads 2019 Penn State Alumna's Book Selected for Centre County Reads 2019
2 days ago - StateCollege.com
Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird by Penn State alumna Katie Fallon is the Centre County Reads book for 2019. [Read More]

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More Light! More Light!
Column
More Light! More Light!
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
As best as I can recall, I stalked and slew my first Christmas tree in 1987. Before that I was a not terribly observant Jewish gentleman who had beheld the rituals of Christmas from afar. [Read More]
Medical Simulation Startup Wins Top TechCelerator Prize Medical Simulation Startup Wins Top TechCelerator Prize
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A local startup developing simulation technologies for medical education was awarded top prize from Ben Franklin Technology Partners as the TechCelerator@State College program graduated its newest class. [Read More]
Have a Very Barkley Christmas and a Happy New Year
Column
Have a Very Barkley Christmas and a Happy New Year
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
I looked up and there was Barkley running at full speed. The chances of catching him were slim and none, his muscular frame powering through the turns tearing up the turf while firmly grasping the ball. The intense and focused look in his eyes made it obvious there was nothing that could be done to [Read More]
Penn State Alumna's Book Selected for Centre County Reads 2019 Penn State Alumna's Book Selected for Centre County Reads 2019
2 days ago - StateCollege.com
Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird by Penn State alumna Katie Fallon is the Centre County Reads book for 2019. [Read More]
Beauty from the Ashes Beauty from the Ashes
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Karen Walker, Town&Gown
Even after losing nearly everything in a house fire, the Markle family counts their blessings. [Read More]
Remembering a Friend Who Could Brighten the Day of Anyone She Met
Column
Remembering a Friend Who Could Brighten the Day of Anyone She Met
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
There is an oft repeated quote that says that people won’t remember you for what you said or did, but that they will remember you for how you made them feel. I will remember Kathy Miller for how she made me feel. [Read More]
Nittany Greyhounds Expects Influx of Dogs from Florida Nittany Greyhounds Expects Influx of Dogs from Florida
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
You can tell they really love their dogs at Nittany Greyhounds, an organization just outside of Port Matilda that specializes in finding homes for greyhounds whose racing days are over. [Read More]
Quilts and Prints at Schlow: Young People Respond to Gee’s Bend Art Quilts and Prints at Schlow: Young People Respond to Gee’s Bend Art
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
A group of 11 young people from ages 10 to 16 recently combined art, creative writing, reduction block making and quilting to create a show to be featured at Schlow Library through December. [Read More]
Local Food Banks Offer Help for the Holidays
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Local Food Banks Offer Help for the Holidays
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Local food banks and services like those offered at Faith Centre in Bellefonte are here to help those in need year-round, and with the special challenges that come with the holiday season. [Read More]
State High Basketball Booster Club Looking for Volunteers for Beaver Stadium Seatback Takedown State High Basketball Booster Club Looking for Volunteers for Beaver Stadium Seatback Takedown
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Tommy Butler
On Sunday morning, the State College Boys’ Basketball Booster Club is holding a fundraiser at Beaver Stadium. Volunteers will help take down over 3,000 seatbacks that the players and families set up in August. [Read More]

All Local & Penn State Sports

 
Scholarship Fund Established to Honor Late Penn State Lineman Adam Gress Scholarship Fund Established to Honor Late Penn State Lineman Adam Gress
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Emma Dieter
A year ago, Penn State football lost one of its own with the death of Adam Gress. However, his family and friends are hoping his memory will continue to live on in the form of a scholarship in his name. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gillikin Named First Team Academic All-American Penn State Football: Gillikin Named First Team Academic All-American
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Blake Gillikin became the 34th player and first punter in Penn State football history to be named a first-team academic All-American on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Trace McSorley Named Team MVP Penn State Football: Trace McSorley Named Team MVP
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
The State College Quarterback Club held its annual Penn State football banquet Sunday night, which included handing out team awards for the 2018 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2019 Maryland Game Slated For Friday Night Penn State Football: 2019 Maryland Game Slated For Friday Night
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State will play its second Friday night game ever next season at Maryland in what the Terps are calling the “B1G Friday Night Lights” game. The 2019 Big Ten opener has been rescheduled to Friday, September 27. [Read More]
18 Nuggets That Define Penn State Football in 2018
Column
18 Nuggets That Define Penn State Football in 2018
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
A sampling: Former assistants shine (no Joshing), Penn State’s passing game drops and drop-off, Trace McSorley’s run of success, Terry Killens’ return, James Franklin’s records both good and bad, and Penn State vs. the Diamondbacks back-to-back. [Read More]
Saquon Barkley Becomes First Giants Rookie to Rush for 1,000 Yards Saquon Barkley Becomes First Giants Rookie to Rush for 1,000 Yards
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Saquon Barkley made history during the New York Giants’ week 14 matchup with the Washington Redskins by becoming the organization’s first rookie to rush for over 1,000 yards in a season. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: No. 9 Nittany Lions Beat No. 5 Notre Dame 9-1 Penn State Hockey: No. 9 Nittany Lions Beat No. 5 Notre Dame 9-1
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It certainly helps, we have put together some really good defensive efforts, but we didn't sustain it. And we've had great offensive games as well but not necessarily coupled that with defense. It's nice to know that it is possible to get both. And that's what we had tonight. When we get both [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Recruiting Class Loses a Wide Receiver Penn State Football: Nittany Lion Recruiting Class Loses a Wide Receiver
4 days ago - StateCollege.com
Three-star wide receiver Emery Simmons is no longer committed to Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Brush Off Colgate 76-65 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Brush Off Colgate 76-65
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball controlled the first half and stumbled through the second en route to a late 76-65 win over Colegate on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey All Access: The Anatomy Of A Big Week Penn State Hockey All Access: The Anatomy Of A Big Week
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's just before 10 a.m. on Tuesday as Guy Gadowsky picks up the phone after the second ring. On the other end it’s director of operations Alex Dawes. [Read More]

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Medical Simulation Startup Wins Top TechCelerator Prize Medical Simulation Startup Wins Top TechCelerator Prize
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A local startup developing simulation technologies for medical education was awarded top prize from Ben Franklin Technology Partners as the TechCelerator@State College program graduated its newest class. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2019 Maryland Game Slated For Friday Night Penn State Football: 2019 Maryland Game Slated For Friday Night
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State will play its second Friday night game ever next season at Maryland in what the Terps are calling the “B1G Friday Night Lights” game. The 2019 Big Ten opener has been rescheduled to Friday, September 27. [Read More]
Penn State Alumna's Book Selected for Centre County Reads 2019 Penn State Alumna's Book Selected for Centre County Reads 2019
2 days ago - StateCollege.com
Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird by Penn State alumna Katie Fallon is the Centre County Reads book for 2019. [Read More]
18 Nuggets That Define Penn State Football in 2018
Column
18 Nuggets That Define Penn State Football in 2018
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
A sampling: Former assistants shine (no Joshing), Penn State’s passing game drops and drop-off, Trace McSorley’s run of success, Terry Killens’ return, James Franklin’s records both good and bad, and Penn State vs. the Diamondbacks back-to-back. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: No. 9 Nittany Lions Beat No. 5 Notre Dame 9-1 Penn State Hockey: No. 9 Nittany Lions Beat No. 5 Notre Dame 9-1
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It certainly helps, we have put together some really good defensive efforts, but we didn't sustain it. And we've had great offensive games as well but not necessarily coupled that with defense. It's nice to know that it is possible to get both. And that's what we had tonight. When we get both [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Brush Off Colgate 76-65 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Brush Off Colgate 76-65
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball controlled the first half and stumbled through the second en route to a late 76-65 win over Colegate on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey All Access: The Anatomy Of A Big Week Penn State Hockey All Access: The Anatomy Of A Big Week
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's just before 10 a.m. on Tuesday as Guy Gadowsky picks up the phone after the second ring. On the other end it’s director of operations Alex Dawes. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey Shows Strengths And Weaknesses In 5-4 Loss To Notre Dame Penn State Hockey Shows Strengths And Weaknesses In 5-4 Loss To Notre Dame
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Boiled down, nothing about Penn State's 5-4 loss to Notre Dame on Friday night was entirely surprising. [Read More]
Nittany Lion Left ‘Home Alone’ in Annual Penn State Holiday Greeting
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Nittany Lion Left ‘Home Alone’ in Annual Penn State Holiday Greeting
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
After Penn State senior Seun Babalola is seemingly the last student to leave campus for winter break, the Nittany Lion is quite literally “Home Alone” at University Park. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Dec. 7-9 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Dec. 7-9
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The holiday season is in full swing and you'll find a packed calendar around the area with festivals, craft fairs, performances, family activities and much more. [Read More]
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Russell Frank

More Light! More Light!

As best as I can recall, I stalked and slew my first Christmas tree in 1987. Before that I was a not terribly observant Jewish gentleman who had beheld the rituals of Christmas from afar.

Joe Battista

Have a Very Barkley Christmas and a Happy New Year

I looked up and there was Barkley running at full speed. The chances of catching him were slim and none, his muscular frame powering through the turns tearing up the turf while firmly grasping the ball. The intense and focused look in his eyes made it obvious there was nothing that could be done to

Remembering a Friend Who Could Brighten the Day of Anyone She MetPatty Kleban

There is an oft repeated quote that says that people won’t remember you for what you said or did, but that they will remember you for how you made them feel. I will remember Kathy Miller for how she made me feel.

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