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A Final Farewell to Lemont Elementary School A Final Farewell to Lemont Elementary School
by Chris Rosenblum

When Lemont Elementary’s bell rang Thursday, more than a school year concluded. The chimes ended an era. Full Story →

Expressions of Individuality: Photographer Stacie Bird Curates a Show Featuring the Art of the Body Expressions of Individuality: Photographer Stacie Bird Curates a Show Featuring the Art of the Body

The Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania is be holding a one-of-a-kind exhibition this month in their Downtown Gallery. 'Art of the Body' runs through June 30 and features photographs of people with tattoos and piercings, taken by photographer Stacie Bird, who is curating the show.

StateCollege.com - Jason Klose, Town&Gown
Victorian House Antiques Celebrates 25 Years Victorian House Antiques Celebrates 25 Years

Throughout June, Victorian House Antiques in downtown Bellefonte is celebrating 25 years in business. Owner Mitch Bradley opened the first store in 1994 in Chester, N.J. In 2005 Bradley and his wife, Lyne, moved the business back to hometown Bellefonte.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
A Fathers Day Wish
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A Fathers Day Wish

Just like mothers, fathers have many unique things to offer their children. They are role models, caretakers, providers, teachers and advocates. When children have the benefit of access and involvement with both their mother and father they are more likely to excel in school, achieve emotional well-

StateCollege.com - Dr. Joel N. Myers
Rabies Confirmed in 2 Feral Kittens Found in Centre County Rabies Confirmed in 2 Feral Kittens Found in Centre County

Two feral kittens that were found living near Straley's Large Animal Veterinary Clinic in Hublersburg tested positive for rabies, according to a notice distributed this week by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton

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Voodoo, State College's Newest Brewpub, Is About Diversity and Consistency Voodoo, State College's Newest Brewpub, Is About Diversity and Consistency
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - David Pencek, Town&Gown
This spring, State College welcomed its latest craft beer brewpub when Meadville-based Voodoo Brewery opened below Maine Bay & Berry Café in the former Barn in Lemont. [Read More]
Miss Teen Pennsylvania International Makes the Jared Box Project Her Mission
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Miss Teen Pennsylvania International Makes the Jared Box Project Her Mission
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
For most area teenagers, Monday, June 10, probably went by like any other day. For Alivia Jacobs, June 10 found her standing on the floor of the Pennsylvania Senate, being introduced by Sen. Judy Ward, after Gov. Tom Wolf signed a proclamation declaring the day as Jared Box Day. [Read More]
Steven Smith Named President of AccuWeather Steven Smith Named President of AccuWeather
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Steven R. Smith has been named the new president of AccuWeather, the State College-based global weather forecasting and media company announced on Friday. [Read More]
State College Man Charged with Child Rape State College Man Charged with Child Rape
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Jackson C. Baker is charged with felony counts of rape of a child, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, unlawful contact with a minor and corruption of minors, and a first-degree misdemeanor count of indecent exposure. [Read More]
Spikes to Pay Tribute to Josiah Viera Spikes to Pay Tribute to Josiah Viera
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
When the State College Spikes take the field for the 2019 home opener on Saturday night, it will mark the start of their first season in five years that Josiah Viera won't be with them in person. But the Spikes are making sure that their young bench coach, who passed away in December at the age of [Read More]
Penn State Football: Confidence Is Key for Wide Receivers Entering 2019 Season Penn State Football: Confidence Is Key for Wide Receivers Entering 2019 Season
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patrick Arnold
There’s only one goal in everyone’s mind for Penn State football’s wide receivers entering the 2019 season: catch the ball. Wide receivers coach Gerad Parker is working towards achieving this simple, but supremely important goal entering his first season on James Franklin’s coaching staff. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for June 14-16 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for June 14-16
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Bellefonte Cruise, CelticFest, Craft Beverage Expo, State College Spikes home opener, a free Beatlemania concert and much more highlight the weekend around the area. [Read More]
One-of-a-Kind Chevy to Be Displayed on the Diamond During Bellefonte Cruise One-of-a-Kind Chevy to Be Displayed on the Diamond During Bellefonte Cruise
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
It’s been over 45 years in the making, but when Rick Bird recently put the final touches on the 1955 Chevy Bel Air he started building in 1973, the result was an award-winning, one-of-a-kind custom vehicle. This special car will be on display on the diamond during the Bellefonte Cruise car show th [Read More]
‘Survivor Cars’ to Be Featured at Bellefonte Cruise ‘Survivor Cars’ to Be Featured at Bellefonte Cruise
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
You can’t have a cruise without classic cars and there may be nothing more classic to Bellefonte than the Survivor Car class. [Read More]
Centre County Commissioners Split on Support for Wolf's Restore Pennsylvania Plan Centre County Commissioners Split on Support for Wolf's Restore Pennsylvania Plan
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County commissioners are moving forward with a resolution voicing support for Gov. Tom Wolf's sweeping infrastructure plan, Restore Pennsylvania, but not without dissent. [Read More]

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Voodoo, State College's Newest Brewpub, Is About Diversity and Consistency Voodoo, State College's Newest Brewpub, Is About Diversity and Consistency
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - David Pencek, Town&Gown
This spring, State College welcomed its latest craft beer brewpub when Meadville-based Voodoo Brewery opened below Maine Bay & Berry Café in the former Barn in Lemont. [Read More]
Miss Teen Pennsylvania International Makes the Jared Box Project Her Mission
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Miss Teen Pennsylvania International Makes the Jared Box Project Her Mission
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
For most area teenagers, Monday, June 10, probably went by like any other day. For Alivia Jacobs, June 10 found her standing on the floor of the Pennsylvania Senate, being introduced by Sen. Judy Ward, after Gov. Tom Wolf signed a proclamation declaring the day as Jared Box Day. [Read More]
Steven Smith Named President of AccuWeather Steven Smith Named President of AccuWeather
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Steven R. Smith has been named the new president of AccuWeather, the State College-based global weather forecasting and media company announced on Friday. [Read More]
Spikes to Pay Tribute to Josiah Viera Spikes to Pay Tribute to Josiah Viera
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
When the State College Spikes take the field for the 2019 home opener on Saturday night, it will mark the start of their first season in five years that Josiah Viera won't be with them in person. But the Spikes are making sure that their young bench coach, who passed away in December at the age of [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for June 14-16 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for June 14-16
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Bellefonte Cruise, CelticFest, Craft Beverage Expo, State College Spikes home opener, a free Beatlemania concert and much more highlight the weekend around the area. [Read More]
One-of-a-Kind Chevy to Be Displayed on the Diamond During Bellefonte Cruise One-of-a-Kind Chevy to Be Displayed on the Diamond During Bellefonte Cruise
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
It’s been over 45 years in the making, but when Rick Bird recently put the final touches on the 1955 Chevy Bel Air he started building in 1973, the result was an award-winning, one-of-a-kind custom vehicle. This special car will be on display on the diamond during the Bellefonte Cruise car show th [Read More]
‘Survivor Cars’ to Be Featured at Bellefonte Cruise ‘Survivor Cars’ to Be Featured at Bellefonte Cruise
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
You can’t have a cruise without classic cars and there may be nothing more classic to Bellefonte than the Survivor Car class. [Read More]
Longer Traffic Delays Expected for Potters Mills Gap Longer Traffic Delays Expected for Potters Mills Gap
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Starting Monday and continuing through June 28, delays could be as long as one to two hours on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Roadway flaggers will be enforcing an alternating traffic pattern between Route 144 and Decker Valley Road while utility relocation take place. [Read More]
The Former Diner Gutted, Construction Underway for Hello Bistro The Former Diner Gutted, Construction Underway for Hello Bistro
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
College Avenue will soon look a bit different without the familiar silver chrome façade of Ye Olde College Diner. [Read More]
With Some Big Plans and Bigger Ideas, More Growth Is in the Air for University Park Airport With Some Big Plans and Bigger Ideas, More Growth Is in the Air for University Park Airport
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle, Town&Gown
University Park Airport experienced a record year in air travel last year and is on track to beat that record in 2019. The resulting changes – new infrastructure and facilities and new routes – stand to benefit not only the business and leisure travelers that live in the Centre County area, but [Read More]

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Spikes to Pay Tribute to Josiah Viera Spikes to Pay Tribute to Josiah Viera
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
When the State College Spikes take the field for the 2019 home opener on Saturday night, it will mark the start of their first season in five years that Josiah Viera won't be with them in person. But the Spikes are making sure that their young bench coach, who passed away in December at the age of [Read More]
Penn State Football: Confidence Is Key for Wide Receivers Entering 2019 Season Penn State Football: Confidence Is Key for Wide Receivers Entering 2019 Season
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patrick Arnold
There’s only one goal in everyone’s mind for Penn State football’s wide receivers entering the 2019 season: catch the ball. Wide receivers coach Gerad Parker is working towards achieving this simple, but supremely important goal entering his first season on James Franklin’s coaching staff. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for June 14-16 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for June 14-16
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Bellefonte Cruise, CelticFest, Craft Beverage Expo, State College Spikes home opener, a free Beatlemania concert and much more highlight the weekend around the area. [Read More]
Four-Star Cornerback Joshuah Moten Decommits From Penn State Four-Star Cornerback Joshuah Moten Decommits From Penn State
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football lost yet another member of its 2020 recruiting class when four-star defensive back Joshuah Moten decommitted from Penn State on Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Freiermuth Continues To Improve After Solid Debut Season Penn State Football: Freiermuth Continues To Improve After Solid Debut Season
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You could argue all afternoon about which Penn State tight end carries the title as the best the program has ever produced. You could say it's Mike Gesicki, you could argue for Kyle Brady or Ted Kwalick or another that might have been overlooked in the grand scheme of things like Andrew Quarless or [Read More]
Penn State Football: Special Teams Gets Overhaul When It Comes To Details Penn State Football: Special Teams Gets Overhaul When It Comes To Details
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It was Todd Graham at Arizona State who I worked for," Lorig said. "He's a really smart guy and he asked me 'Why are you meeting with [the entire special team unit] all the time?' And I gave him the standard answer and he said, 'Well that's dumb.'" [Read More]
Penn State Football Recruiting Class Loses Another Offensive Line Commitment Penn State Football Recruiting Class Loses Another Offensive Line Commitment
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Four-star offensive lineman Aaryn Parks said on Wednesday that he is no longer committed to Penn State, becoming the second recruit to announce his decommitment from the Nittany Lions' 2020 recruiting class. [Read More]
Shakur Rasheed Returning to Penn State Wrestling Shakur Rasheed Returning to Penn State Wrestling
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Rasheed announced on Instagram Tuesday night that he had been approved to return to Penn State wrestling for one last season. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Eight Programs Land In Top 10 Of Attendance Numbers Penn State Athletics: Eight Programs Land In Top 10 Of Attendance Numbers
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State’s fandom doesn't just extend to football, according to an NCAA attendance figures for 17 sports during 2018-19, eight Penn State teams ranked in the top 10 in average home attendance, the most of any Division I institution nationally. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What Could Go Wrong Penn State Football: What Could Go Wrong
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As mentioned Monday, June is (still) not the time of year to break down the nitty-gritty of Penn State's upcoming season and very often results in being wrong about more than you are right. [Read More]

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TGIF: State College Weekend Events for June 14-16 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for June 14-16
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Bellefonte Cruise, CelticFest, Craft Beverage Expo, State College Spikes home opener, a free Beatlemania concert and much more highlight the weekend around the area. [Read More]
Four-Star Cornerback Joshuah Moten Decommits From Penn State Four-Star Cornerback Joshuah Moten Decommits From Penn State
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football lost yet another member of its 2020 recruiting class when four-star defensive back Joshuah Moten decommitted from Penn State on Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Freiermuth Continues To Improve After Solid Debut Season Penn State Football: Freiermuth Continues To Improve After Solid Debut Season
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You could argue all afternoon about which Penn State tight end carries the title as the best the program has ever produced. You could say it's Mike Gesicki, you could argue for Kyle Brady or Ted Kwalick or another that might have been overlooked in the grand scheme of things like Andrew Quarless or [Read More]
Penn State Football: Special Teams Gets Overhaul When It Comes To Details Penn State Football: Special Teams Gets Overhaul When It Comes To Details
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It was Todd Graham at Arizona State who I worked for," Lorig said. "He's a really smart guy and he asked me 'Why are you meeting with [the entire special team unit] all the time?' And I gave him the standard answer and he said, 'Well that's dumb.'" [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Eight Programs Land In Top 10 Of Attendance Numbers Penn State Athletics: Eight Programs Land In Top 10 Of Attendance Numbers
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State’s fandom doesn't just extend to football, according to an NCAA attendance figures for 17 sports during 2018-19, eight Penn State teams ranked in the top 10 in average home attendance, the most of any Division I institution nationally. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What Could Go Wrong Penn State Football: What Could Go Wrong
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As mentioned Monday, June is (still) not the time of year to break down the nitty-gritty of Penn State's upcoming season and very often results in being wrong about more than you are right. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Add Former Top 50 Recruit To 2019 Roster Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Add Former Top 50 Recruit To 2019 Roster
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's basketball will add the services of graduate transfer guard Curtis Jones, formerly of Indiana and most recently of Oklahoma State. [Read More]
Penn State Berkey Creamery Among Stops on Pennsylvania Ice Cream Trail Penn State Berkey Creamery Among Stops on Pennsylvania Ice Cream Trail
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State's Berkey Creamery is one of 32 stops statewide for the expanded, second annual Pennsylvania Ice Cream Trail. [Read More]
Penn State Football: What Will Have To Go Right Penn State Football: What Will Have To Go Right
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A few things Penn State will need to do well in order to win in 2019. [Read More]
Jonas Brothers Bringing 'Happiness Begins' Tour to Bryce Jordan Center Jonas Brothers Bringing 'Happiness Begins' Tour to Bryce Jordan Center
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Jonas Brothers will visit State College on Sept. 4, one of five new dates added to a now 73-show North American tour, the band's first in six years. [Read More]
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Patty Kleban

Miss Teen Pennsylvania International Makes the Jared Box Project Her Mission

For most area teenagers, Monday, June 10, probably went by like any other day. For Alivia Jacobs, June 10 found her standing on the floor of the Pennsylvania Senate, being introduced by Sen. Judy Ward, after Gov. Tom Wolf signed a proclamation declaring the day as Jared Box Day.

Dr. Joel N. Myers

A Fathers Day Wish

Just like mothers, fathers have many unique things to offer their children. They are role models, caretakers, providers, teachers and advocates. When children have the benefit of access and involvement with both their mother and father they are more likely to excel in school, achieve emotional well-

A Team to RememberJay Paterno

This spring I witnessed a great sports story showcasing the resilience of young people. This story starts three years ago, when our son transferred to The Academy of The New Church (ANC), a school outside Philadelphia.

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