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Penn State’s James Franklin Takes a Seat at His Own Presser to Watch Maryland-Ohio State Penn State’s James Franklin Takes a Seat at His Own Presser to Watch Maryland-Ohio State
by Mike Poorman

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — After his team defeated Rutgers 20-7 here, James Franklin watched the end of regulation of the Ohio State-Maryland nail-biter with a room full of reporters. Here's how it came about. Full Story →

Penn State Football: Another Page Added to Legacy as McSorley Hits Record and Fights Frustrations Penn State Football: Another Page Added to Legacy as McSorley Hits Record and Fights Frustrations

"I always go back to what Coach Moorhead told me, live it up in the moment," McSorley said. "Shake every hand, take as many pictures as you can, sign as many autographs for little kids because at some point nobody is going to remember you, at some point nobody is going to care as much as they do

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Down Rutgers, 20-7 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Down Rutgers, 20-7

No. 14 Penn State certainly didn’t play its most impressive game of the season, but it was still enough to edge out Rutgers (1-10, 0-8 Big Ten), 20-7, Saturday afternoon at Highpoint.com Stadium in Piscataway.

StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Tree Lighting Kicks Off Holiday Season in Downtown State College Tree Lighting Kicks Off Holiday Season in Downtown State College

Nearly a foot of snow that fell throughout Thursday and into Friday morning may have caused travel headaches around the area, but by Friday night it set the perfect scene for Santa's arrival and the annual tree lighting in downtown State College.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Whitehall Road Regional Park, Kepler Pool Among Local Projects Receiving State Recreational Funds Whitehall Road Regional Park, Kepler Pool Among Local Projects Receiving State Recreational Funds

An accessible playground at the new Whitehall Road Regional Park in Ferguson Township and repairs to Bellefonte's Kepler Pool are among six Centre County projects to receive a combined $1.5 million in state outdoor and recreational grants, Gov. Tom Wolf announced on Thursday.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton

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Happy Valley Improv Fundraiser Show to Benefit State College Food Bank Happy Valley Improv Fundraiser Show to Benefit State College Food Bank
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Happy Valley Improv is partnering with the State College Area Food Bank for a fundraiser to feed individuals and families around Centre County. [Read More]
Book Shop to Showcase 9 Talents During ‘Forefathers Authors Day’ Book Shop to Showcase 9 Talents During ‘Forefathers Authors Day’
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
REBERSBURG — There may be nothing more interesting than talking with an author and discussing his or her work, and on Sunday Forefathers Book Shop will give patrons a chance to meet not one, but nine local authors who recently have put out works. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Rutgers Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Rutgers
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ah yes, Rutgers is here and Penn State is headed to New Jersey for its second to last regular season game of the year. With the Scarlet Knights and Maryland on the docket, it's a good chance for the Nittany Lions to pick up two wins as they can eye a 10-win season for a third straight year. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: How Good Are The Nittany Lions? Answer Starts This Weekend Against Michigan Penn State Hockey: How Good Are The Nittany Lions? Answer Starts This Weekend Against Michigan
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
To be sure, there is little evidence to suggest that the 2018-19 edition of Penn State hockey is anything other than the deepest team the Nittany Lions have fielded to date. [Read More]
Centre County Schools Closed, Penn State Cancels Classes on Friday Centre County Schools Closed, Penn State Cancels Classes on Friday
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County schools are getting some time off again on Friday after a winter storm dumped snow and ice on the area. [Read More]
State College, BEA Set for PIAA Playoffs State College, BEA Set for PIAA Playoffs
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
Two Centre County teams advanced to the PIAA first round, with State College headed to the 6A playoffs and Bald Eagle Area moving on to the 3A playoffs. [Read More]
Shop, Dine and Celebrate in Downtown State College
Column
Shop, Dine and Celebrate in Downtown State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Rob Schmidt
Unique stores, diverse dining options and traditional holiday events make Downtown State College the place to be this holiday season — and it all kicks off Friday with the annual holiday tree lighting event. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Nov. 16-18 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Nov. 16-18
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Events around the area will kick off the holiday season, starting with Friday night's tree lighting festivities in downtown State College and continuing with Trans-Siberian Orchestra at the BJC, the Candy Cane Carnival at the Nittany Mall, craft fairs and more. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 72-70 To DePaul In Overtime Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 72-70 To DePaul In Overtime
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Despite closing down a 10-point deficit in the final four minutes of play, Penn State could muster just two point in overtime as DePaul held on to give the Nittany Lions their first loss of the season. [Read More]
Penn State: What Happened to James Franklin’s Rutgers, Rutgers, Rutgers?
Column
Penn State: What Happened to James Franklin’s Rutgers, Rutgers, Rutgers?
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
For the second consecutive week, James Franklin did not Tweet out his upcoming opponent in repetitive fashion. Where is the Penn State head coach’s weekly Opponent Tweet Repeat — is it MIA or RIP? [Read More]

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Happy Valley Improv Fundraiser Show to Benefit State College Food Bank Happy Valley Improv Fundraiser Show to Benefit State College Food Bank
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Happy Valley Improv is partnering with the State College Area Food Bank for a fundraiser to feed individuals and families around Centre County. [Read More]
Book Shop to Showcase 9 Talents During ‘Forefathers Authors Day’ Book Shop to Showcase 9 Talents During ‘Forefathers Authors Day’
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
REBERSBURG — There may be nothing more interesting than talking with an author and discussing his or her work, and on Sunday Forefathers Book Shop will give patrons a chance to meet not one, but nine local authors who recently have put out works. [Read More]
Centre County Schools Closed, Penn State Cancels Classes on Friday Centre County Schools Closed, Penn State Cancels Classes on Friday
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County schools are getting some time off again on Friday after a winter storm dumped snow and ice on the area. [Read More]
Shop, Dine and Celebrate in Downtown State College
Column
Shop, Dine and Celebrate in Downtown State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Rob Schmidt
Unique stores, diverse dining options and traditional holiday events make Downtown State College the place to be this holiday season — and it all kicks off Friday with the annual holiday tree lighting event. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Nov. 16-18 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Nov. 16-18
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Events around the area will kick off the holiday season, starting with Friday night's tree lighting festivities in downtown State College and continuing with Trans-Siberian Orchestra at the BJC, the Candy Cane Carnival at the Nittany Mall, craft fairs and more. [Read More]
Cutting-Edge Carbon Science Center Opens at Innovation Park Cutting-Edge Carbon Science Center Opens at Innovation Park
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
U.K.-based Morgan Advanced Materials on Thursday officially opened the doors to a new building at Innovation Park that will be home to its new Carbon Science Centre of Excellence (CoE) research and development facility. [Read More]
Penn State Dismissing Classes Early for Impending Winter Storm Penn State Dismissing Classes Early for Impending Winter Storm
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State has canceled classes and activities for Thursday afternoon and evening at University Park as the first winter storm of the season moves closer to the region. [Read More]
Local Credit Card Processor Helps Merchants Give Back Local Credit Card Processor Helps Merchants Give Back
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Karen Walker
A local startup company is offering businesses a way to actually feel good about paying those inescapable credit card processing fees. Giv Local has developed a socially responsible credit card processing model that donates 20 percent of transactional fees to a local charity of the merchant’s choi [Read More]
School Psychologists Help Students Unlock Potential
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School Psychologists Help Students Unlock Potential
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Jessica Dirsmith
A primary goal in education is to ensure that by the time students graduate from high school, they possess the academic, social and daily life skills that are necessary to thrive in today’s competitive global market. Recent legislative and executive acts and commissions have emphasized the importa [Read More]
Centre1st Bank to Open First Branch in State College Centre1st Bank to Open First Branch in State College
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A new bank “created by and for Central Pennsylvanians” will open its first full-service branch in State College by early 2019. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Rutgers Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Rutgers
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ah yes, Rutgers is here and Penn State is headed to New Jersey for its second to last regular season game of the year. With the Scarlet Knights and Maryland on the docket, it's a good chance for the Nittany Lions to pick up two wins as they can eye a 10-win season for a third straight year. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: How Good Are The Nittany Lions? Answer Starts This Weekend Against Michigan Penn State Hockey: How Good Are The Nittany Lions? Answer Starts This Weekend Against Michigan
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
To be sure, there is little evidence to suggest that the 2018-19 edition of Penn State hockey is anything other than the deepest team the Nittany Lions have fielded to date. [Read More]
State College, BEA Set for PIAA Playoffs State College, BEA Set for PIAA Playoffs
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
Two Centre County teams advanced to the PIAA first round, with State College headed to the 6A playoffs and Bald Eagle Area moving on to the 3A playoffs. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 72-70 To DePaul In Overtime Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 72-70 To DePaul In Overtime
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Despite closing down a 10-point deficit in the final four minutes of play, Penn State could muster just two point in overtime as DePaul held on to give the Nittany Lions their first loss of the season. [Read More]
Penn State: What Happened to James Franklin’s Rutgers, Rutgers, Rutgers?
Column
Penn State: What Happened to James Franklin’s Rutgers, Rutgers, Rutgers?
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
For the second consecutive week, James Franklin did not Tweet out his upcoming opponent in repetitive fashion. Where is the Penn State head coach’s weekly Opponent Tweet Repeat — is it MIA or RIP? [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can Start Resume Build Thursday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can Start Resume Build Thursday Night
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Of all the good that came out of Penn State basketball's win over West Virginia, a lone negative remained. The game didn't count. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Sign 4 Recruits Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Sign 4 Recruits
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Penn State men’s basketball officially signed four recruits on Wednesday as part of the early signing period for college basketball. [Read More]
Lady Lions Pull Away Late for Road Win at Fordham Lady Lions Pull Away Late for Road Win at Fordham
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Penn State women’s basketball (2-1) rebounded from another slow start to cruise to victory over Fordham, 72-55, Wednesday night in the Bronx. [Read More]
Penn State to Enter Multiple Wrestlers at Contested Weight Classes in Keystone Classic Penn State to Enter Multiple Wrestlers at Contested Weight Classes in Keystone Classic
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Penn State wrestling is expected to enter 20 wrestlers in the Keystone Classic on Sunday, according to a release from the team with its lineup. The early season tournament, which Penn hosts at the Palestra every November, has become a useful tool for head coach Cael Sanderson in sorting a team that [Read More]
The UCF Playoff Course Can Be Found in Happy Valley History
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The UCF Playoff Course Can Be Found in Happy Valley History
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
If remaining undefeated and winning 21 straight games isn’t enough, how can a non-Power 5 conference team ever hope to crash the playoff party? There is a road map of sorts here in Happy Valley’s history. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Rutgers Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Rutgers
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Ah yes, Rutgers is here and Penn State is headed to New Jersey for its second to last regular season game of the year. With the Scarlet Knights and Maryland on the docket, it's a good chance for the Nittany Lions to pick up two wins as they can eye a 10-win season for a third straight year. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: How Good Are The Nittany Lions? Answer Starts This Weekend Against Michigan Penn State Hockey: How Good Are The Nittany Lions? Answer Starts This Weekend Against Michigan
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
To be sure, there is little evidence to suggest that the 2018-19 edition of Penn State hockey is anything other than the deepest team the Nittany Lions have fielded to date. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Nov. 16-18 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Nov. 16-18
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Events around the area will kick off the holiday season, starting with Friday night's tree lighting festivities in downtown State College and continuing with Trans-Siberian Orchestra at the BJC, the Candy Cane Carnival at the Nittany Mall, craft fairs and more. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 72-70 To DePaul In Overtime Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 72-70 To DePaul In Overtime
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Despite closing down a 10-point deficit in the final four minutes of play, Penn State could muster just two point in overtime as DePaul held on to give the Nittany Lions their first loss of the season. [Read More]
Penn State: What Happened to James Franklin’s Rutgers, Rutgers, Rutgers?
Column
Penn State: What Happened to James Franklin’s Rutgers, Rutgers, Rutgers?
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
For the second consecutive week, James Franklin did not Tweet out his upcoming opponent in repetitive fashion. Where is the Penn State head coach’s weekly Opponent Tweet Repeat — is it MIA or RIP? [Read More]
Cutting-Edge Carbon Science Center Opens at Innovation Park Cutting-Edge Carbon Science Center Opens at Innovation Park
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
U.K.-based Morgan Advanced Materials on Thursday officially opened the doors to a new building at Innovation Park that will be home to its new Carbon Science Centre of Excellence (CoE) research and development facility. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can Start Resume Build Thursday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can Start Resume Build Thursday Night
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Of all the good that came out of Penn State basketball's win over West Virginia, a lone negative remained. The game didn't count. [Read More]
Penn State Dismissing Classes Early for Impending Winter Storm Penn State Dismissing Classes Early for Impending Winter Storm
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State has canceled classes and activities for Thursday afternoon and evening at University Park as the first winter storm of the season moves closer to the region. [Read More]
Cycling for a Cure
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Cycling for a Cure
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Penn State student Michael Healy took THON fundraising into his own hands — and onto his bike — for one final ride of his senior year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Jump 6 Spots in New College Football Playoff Rankings Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Jump 6 Spots in New College Football Playoff Rankings
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
The Nittany Lions climbed six spots after smothering Wisconsin 22-10 at Beaver Stadium on Saturday. The victory improved Penn State’s record to 7-3 and secured the program’s 14th consecutive winning season. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Penn State’s James Franklin Takes a Seat at His Own Presser to Watch Maryland-Ohio State

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — After his team defeated Rutgers 20-7 here, James Franklin watched the end of regulation of the Ohio State-Maryland nail-biter with a room full of reporters. Here's how it came about.

Rob Schmidt

Shop, Dine and Celebrate in Downtown State College

Unique stores, diverse dining options and traditional holiday events make Downtown State College the place to be this holiday season — and it all kicks off Friday with the annual holiday tree lighting event.

Penn State: What Happened to James Franklin’s Rutgers, Rutgers, Rutgers?Mike Poorman

For the second consecutive week, James Franklin did not Tweet out his upcoming opponent in repetitive fashion. Where is the Penn State head coach’s weekly Opponent Tweet Repeat — is it MIA or RIP?

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