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Light Up State College Guinness World Record Made Official Light Up State College Guinness World Record Made Official
by StateCollege.com staff

State College now officially holds a Guinness World Record. Full Story →

TGIF: Memorial Day Weekend Events for May 26-29 TGIF: Memorial Day Weekend Events for May 26-29

It’s Memorial Day weekend, and there is a packed schedule of events and observances.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Artists Turn Destruction into Beauty Artists Turn Destruction into Beauty

Local wood turners came through for the storm-damaged Boal Mansion property.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
Penn State Women’s Lacrosse Falls to No. 1 Maryland in NCAA Semifinal Penn State Women’s Lacrosse Falls to No. 1 Maryland in NCAA Semifinal

Penn State women’s lacrosse (17-4) made its second straight Final Four appearance Friday at Gillette Stadium against No. 1 seed Maryland. The Terrapins prevailed 20-10 in their ninth NCAA semifinal showing in a row to advance to Sunday’s national championship.

StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
Penn State Faces Unprecedented 3-Game Stretch vs. Michigan, Ohio State & Michigan State
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Penn State Faces Unprecedented 3-Game Stretch vs. Michigan, Ohio State & Michigan State

It's quite the 25th anniversary gift the Big Ten Conference has dealt the Nittany Lions.

StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman

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Monthly Sustainable Community Day Launched in Lemont Monthly Sustainable Community Day Launched in Lemont
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sean Yoder
When talking about sustainability, Tom Meade would say you were right to think of the environment. But he would also say sustainability is about much more. [Read More]
Courthouse Monuments to Be Repaired, Restored Courthouse Monuments to Be Repaired, Restored
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sean Yoder
The Soldiers and Sailors War Memorial and Andrew Gregg Curtin monument in front of the courthouse in Bellefonte are likely getting some much-needed attention this summer. [Read More]
Man Faces Burglary, Assault Charges Man Faces Burglary, Assault Charges
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A New Jersey man is facing felony and misdemeanor charges after police say he caused damage in a State College residence, knocked a resident unconscious and broke in after being told not to come back. [Read More]
State College Native Caitlin McGlaughlin Eyes National Title Shot With Navy State College Native Caitlin McGlaughlin Eyes National Title Shot With Navy
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It doesn't matter the level of the sport or the game being played, when you make the Final Four, you can almost reach out and touch that championship trophy. [Read More]
Penn State Professor Named Earth and Mineral Sciences Dean Penn State Professor Named Earth and Mineral Sciences Dean
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Lee Kump, a longtime Penn State faculty member, has been named the next dean of the university's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. [Read More]
Delivery Drivers File Lawsuit Against Wings Over Happy Valley Delivery Drivers File Lawsuit Against Wings Over Happy Valley
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Five former delivery drivers have filed a federal lawsuit against Wings Over Happy Valley and its owner, and they've asked the court to designate it a class action that could comprise more than 50 plaintiffs. [Read More]
State College, Bellefonte Named Among Top Places to Live for Recent College Grads State College, Bellefonte Named Among Top Places to Live for Recent College Grads
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Two of Centre County's boroughs are among the top 250 places to live in the United States for recent college graduates, according to a new list by LendEdu. [Read More]
Initial Count: Cantorna Takes Majority of GOP Write-ins Initial Count: Cantorna Takes Majority of GOP Write-ins
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
It appears Bernie Cantorna has also secured the Republican write-in vote in the race for Centre County district attorney, which would leave him as the sole DA candidate on the ballot in November’s general election. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Season Opener Set For Noon Kick On ABC Penn State Football: Season Opener Set For Noon Kick On ABC
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's Big Ten Title defense will start against Akron Sept. 2, and kick-off is set for noon on ABC, the network announced on Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Five Nittany Lions Pick Up Honors Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Five Nittany Lions Pick Up Honors
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State men's lacrosse team's successful and historic season hasn't come without plenty of postseason recognition as five Nittany Lions were named USILA All-Americans this week. [Read More]

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Monthly Sustainable Community Day Launched in Lemont Monthly Sustainable Community Day Launched in Lemont
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sean Yoder
When talking about sustainability, Tom Meade would say you were right to think of the environment. But he would also say sustainability is about much more. [Read More]
State College, Bellefonte Named Among Top Places to Live for Recent College Grads State College, Bellefonte Named Among Top Places to Live for Recent College Grads
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Two of Centre County's boroughs are among the top 250 places to live in the United States for recent college graduates, according to a new list by LendEdu. [Read More]
Program Provides Students with Hands-on Learning About Trees, Environment Program Provides Students with Hands-on Learning About Trees, Environment
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
On Thursday at Wonderland Charter School, Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania presented a check for $5,000 to Wildlife for Everyone to support the Seedlings for Schools program, which provides tree seedlings to pre-kindergarten through 12th grade classes throughout the commonwealth. [Read More]
Happier Than Ever in Happy Valley
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Happier Than Ever in Happy Valley
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
After one year as a columnist for StateCollege.com, Bill Horlacher looks back on and updates some of his most memorable columns which connect the area's past and present. [Read More]
State College Native Performs with Navy Band During Fleet Week State College Native Performs with Navy Band During Fleet Week
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
A State College native who has served in the U.S. Navy for eight years is performing with Navy Band Northeast this week at Fleet Week New York. [Read More]
Celebrations, Remembrance Part of Boalsburg Memorial Day Weekend Celebrations, Remembrance Part of Boalsburg Memorial Day Weekend
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The village will once again commemorate Memorial Day and its heritage with fun events and times for remembrance. [Read More]
From PSU to NYU to UVM: A Commencement Road Trip
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From PSU to NYU to UVM: A Commencement Road Trip
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
Allow me an exhale of deepest parental satisfaction: I’m just back from watching the youngest of my three children take his place among his sisters as a holder of a college diploma. Woo-hoo! [Read More]
Students Award Grants to Six Local Nonprofits Through Centre PACT Students Award Grants to Six Local Nonprofits Through Centre PACT
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Centre County high school students this week awarded $8,495 in grants to six local nonprofit organizations to cap their yearlong participation in the Centre Foundation Program Centre PACT (Philanthropic Actions Created by Teens). [Read More]
State High Senior Named U.S. Presidential Scholar State High Senior Named U.S. Presidential Scholar
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Joseph Feffer was already an accomplished student in and out of the classroom at State College Area High School who chose Harvard as his college destination over M.I.T. Now he's been awarded one of the highest honors a high school student can receive. [Read More]
CRPR Pools Offer Variety for the Summer CRPR Pools Offer Variety for the Summer
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster
Centre Region residents seeking relief from the heat of summer have two local options for public swimming pools. Although similar, they both have unique aspects, making either a great choice for summer recreation. [Read More]

All Local & Penn State Sports

 
State College Native Caitlin McGlaughlin Eyes National Title Shot With Navy State College Native Caitlin McGlaughlin Eyes National Title Shot With Navy
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It doesn't matter the level of the sport or the game being played, when you make the Final Four, you can almost reach out and touch that championship trophy. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Season Opener Set For Noon Kick On ABC Penn State Football: Season Opener Set For Noon Kick On ABC
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's Big Ten Title defense will start against Akron Sept. 2, and kick-off is set for noon on ABC, the network announced on Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Five Nittany Lions Pick Up Honors Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Five Nittany Lions Pick Up Honors
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State men's lacrosse team's successful and historic season hasn't come without plenty of postseason recognition as five Nittany Lions were named USILA All-Americans this week. [Read More]
100 Days Until Kick, 10 Thoughts On Penn State Football 100 Days Until Kick, 10 Thoughts On Penn State Football
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
10 thoughts in no particular order about Penn State football heading into the 2017 season [Read More]
Carter, O'Donnell Fuel High-Octane Offense for Penn State Women's Lacrosse Carter, O'Donnell Fuel High-Octane Offense for Penn State Women's Lacrosse
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
Penn State women’s lacrosse easily shattered the program record for goals in a single season Sunday in its 14-12 win over Princeton. A big chunk of that scoring (293 tallies, to be exact) has come from the talented duo of Madison Carter and Katie O’Donnell. [Read More]
State College's Stahl to Compete in U.S. Lacrosse National Tournament State College's Stahl to Compete in U.S. Lacrosse National Tournament
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
State College Area High School sophomore Sally Stahl was selected to compete for the Central Pennsylvania team at the U.S. Lacrosse Women's National Tournament this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Ticket Information Released For 2017-18 Season Penn State Hockey: Ticket Information Released For 2017-18 Season
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Our season ticket holders are an integral part of our success,” Head Coach Guy Gadowsky said in a release. “The atmosphere at Pegula Ice Arena is quickly getting a reputation as the best in college hockey, and our team thrives on that.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions No.6 In Athlon Preseason Poll Penn State Football: Nittany Lions No.6 In Athlon Preseason Poll
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While the uncertainty of polling makes anything possible, it's safe for Penn State fans to assume that the Nittany Lions will enter the 2017 in the Top 10. [Read More]
6 Lessons for Beaver Stadium from the Coaches Caravan
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6 Lessons for Beaver Stadium from the Coaches Caravan
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Bigger may not be better, says Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour. “We’re probably going to have to say, ‘No, we‘re not going to do that. What’s the next step back from that?’ ” [Read More]
Penn State Women's Lacrosse Tops Princeton, Punches Ticket to Final Four Penn State Women's Lacrosse Tops Princeton, Punches Ticket to Final Four
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
Penn State women’s lacrosse (17-3) is heading to its second straight NCAA semifinals after a 14-12 win over Princeton Sunday at Penn State Lacrosse Field. [Read More]

All Penn State News

 
State College Native Caitlin McGlaughlin Eyes National Title Shot With Navy State College Native Caitlin McGlaughlin Eyes National Title Shot With Navy
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It doesn't matter the level of the sport or the game being played, when you make the Final Four, you can almost reach out and touch that championship trophy. [Read More]
Penn State Professor Named Earth and Mineral Sciences Dean Penn State Professor Named Earth and Mineral Sciences Dean
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Lee Kump, a longtime Penn State faculty member, has been named the next dean of the university's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Season Opener Set For Noon Kick On ABC Penn State Football: Season Opener Set For Noon Kick On ABC
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's Big Ten Title defense will start against Akron Sept. 2, and kick-off is set for noon on ABC, the network announced on Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Five Nittany Lions Pick Up Honors Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Five Nittany Lions Pick Up Honors
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State men's lacrosse team's successful and historic season hasn't come without plenty of postseason recognition as five Nittany Lions were named USILA All-Americans this week. [Read More]
100 Days Until Kick, 10 Thoughts On Penn State Football 100 Days Until Kick, 10 Thoughts On Penn State Football
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
10 thoughts in no particular order about Penn State football heading into the 2017 season [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Ticket Information Released For 2017-18 Season Penn State Hockey: Ticket Information Released For 2017-18 Season
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Our season ticket holders are an integral part of our success,” Head Coach Guy Gadowsky said in a release. “The atmosphere at Pegula Ice Arena is quickly getting a reputation as the best in college hockey, and our team thrives on that.” [Read More]
Penn State Planning 'Significant Change' for Greek Life in Wake of Student's Death Penn State Planning 'Significant Change' for Greek Life in Wake of Student's Death
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State's Board of Trustees and university administrators will hold a special meeting on June 2 to consider a comprehensive set of recommendations for significant changes to fraternity and sorority life. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions No.6 In Athlon Preseason Poll Penn State Football: Nittany Lions No.6 In Athlon Preseason Poll
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While the uncertainty of polling makes anything possible, it's safe for Penn State fans to assume that the Nittany Lions will enter the 2017 in the Top 10. [Read More]
Two Longtime Penn State Administrators to Retire; VP Headed to Ohio State Two Longtime Penn State Administrators to Retire; VP Headed to Ohio State
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State announced this month that two administrators will retire this summer after decades at the university, while a senior leader is leaving for a new position at Ohio State. [Read More]
6 Lessons for Beaver Stadium from the Coaches Caravan
Column
6 Lessons for Beaver Stadium from the Coaches Caravan
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Bigger may not be better, says Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour. “We’re probably going to have to say, ‘No, we‘re not going to do that. What’s the next step back from that?’ ” [Read More]
StateCollege.com Columnists
Mike Poorman

Penn State Faces Unprecedented 3-Game Stretch vs. Michigan, Ohio State & Michigan State

It's quite the 25th anniversary gift the Big Ten Conference has dealt the Nittany Lions.

Bill Horlacher

Happier Than Ever in Happy Valley

After one year as a columnist for StateCollege.com, Bill Horlacher looks back on and updates some of his most memorable columns which connect the area's past and present.

From PSU to NYU to UVM: A Commencement Road TripRussell Frank

Allow me an exhale of deepest parental satisfaction: I’m just back from watching the youngest of my three children take his place among his sisters as a holder of a college diploma. Woo-hoo!

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