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Performers Sought to Audition for Fifth Annual 'Happy Valley's Got Talent' Show Performers Sought to Audition for Fifth Annual 'Happy Valley's Got Talent' Show
by Gazette Staff

As the signature fundraising event for the Tides program, the goal of "Happy Valley's Got Talent" is to raise $50,000. "There is so much great talent that walks through the door," said Suzanne Thompson, executive director of Tides. Full Story →

Penn State Hockey: Games Only Get Bigger As Nittany Lions Head to Columbus Penn State Hockey: Games Only Get Bigger As Nittany Lions Head to Columbus

Heading into Friday night's game with Ohio State, Penn State is five points out of first place. Minnesota playing on Thursday night pushed the Gophers an additional three points ahead of the pack, a games played advantage that will even out by the end of the weekend.

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Police 'Beef Up Staffing' in Preparation for State Patty's Day Police 'Beef Up Staffing' in Preparation for State Patty's Day

The student-created pseudo-holiday drinking event, falls on this Saturday. “Between all the departments involved, we’re going to have more than enough officers out there that if you commit a crime, there’s a high likelihood that you’ll get arrested,” Hendrick says.

StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Freeh Asks Judge to Put Paterno-NCAA Lawsuit on Hold; Faces Challenge to Credibility in Federal Court Freeh Asks Judge to Put Paterno-NCAA Lawsuit on Hold; Faces Challenge to Credibility in Federal Court

"Pepper Hamilton and Penn State will suffer irreparable injury without the stay... a stay will not substantially harm the interest of the other parties to this action... and the public interest strongly supports the issuance of a stay," the filing reads.

StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
February Poised to be Coldest Ever, More Bitter Cold & Snow on the Way February Poised to be Coldest Ever, More Bitter Cold & Snow on the Way

February will go out with another sharp blast of arctic air hitting State College on Friday. "It's not quite as extreme as some other air masses that we've seen earlier this month, but it's still going to be painful. It's still going to hurt when you're outdoors for any length of time," warns

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Penn State Basketball: Barbour Support Important As Key Offseason Approaches Penn State Basketball: Barbour Support Important As Key Offseason Approaches
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If he can get back-to-back recruiting classes of note he could be on to something. If the momentum was a flash in the pan, it's anyone's guess what happens next. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, February 27 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, February 27
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Franklin Delivers Coast to Coast Clinic on How to Promote Penn State Football
Column
Franklin Delivers Coast to Coast Clinic on How to Promote Penn State Football
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State's head football coach has fired up his calculator, fine-tuned his PowerPoints and put his best Nike forward to recruit fans, players and high school coaches. [Read More]
Excavator Topples Over at High School, No Injuries Reported Excavator Topples Over at High School, No Injuries Reported
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
At about 1 p.m., a member of the construction team was filling in the excavation made earlier in the day when the ground beneath his excavator gave way. The release states that the excavator toppled over, breaking a side window and sliding into the hole. [Read More]
DUI Memorial Comes to State College To Encourage Safe Decisions Over the Weekend DUI Memorial Comes to State College To Encourage Safe Decisions Over the Weekend
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“It’s powerful reading those names,” says Penn State police chief Tyrone Parham. “This isn’t some slogan, those are real people whose deaths have impacted families and loved ones and friends.” [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Bettman Likes Idea Of NHL Hockey In Beaver Stadium Penn State Hockey: Bettman Likes Idea Of NHL Hockey In Beaver Stadium
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach Guy Gadowsky would love it. Athletic director Sandy Barbour thinks it is the kind of thing that would be a positive. “There's been talk about it,” Bettman said earlier this week. “I'm intrigued by the possibility. But it's not anywhere close to fruition.” [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Bryce Jordan Center May Start Selling Alcohol at Select Events Bryce Jordan Center May Start Selling Alcohol at Select Events
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Alcohol can be consumed in a manner that adds no safety or security issues, and we believe if it’s done in a controlled way, in an environment where there are limits and restrictions built into the system, that those of legal age to drink will respond appropriately and responsibly." [Read More]
The Chieftains and Friends Bringing Irish Music, Dance to Eisenhower The Chieftains and Friends Bringing Irish Music, Dance to Eisenhower
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Audiences adore the group for its exhilarating musicianship and collaborations with varied artists. The band has performed with a “who’s who” of musicians, including Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell, Mick Jagger, Bonnie Raitt, Elvis Costello, Sting, Emmylou Harris, Willie Nelson and many more. [Read More]
Taxpayers Could Foot Big Legal Bills From Fight Over Parks Miller Forgery Allegations Taxpayers Could Foot Big Legal Bills From Fight Over Parks Miller Forgery Allegations
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I am certain that our fees will be in the six figure range,” Castor says. “The county has ways to dispute that, but whether a court will agree that they don’t have that responsibility is another matter.” [Read More]

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Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, February 27 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, February 27
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Excavator Topples Over at High School, No Injuries Reported Excavator Topples Over at High School, No Injuries Reported
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
At about 1 p.m., a member of the construction team was filling in the excavation made earlier in the day when the ground beneath his excavator gave way. The release states that the excavator toppled over, breaking a side window and sliding into the hole. [Read More]
DUI Memorial Comes to State College To Encourage Safe Decisions Over the Weekend DUI Memorial Comes to State College To Encourage Safe Decisions Over the Weekend
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“It’s powerful reading those names,” says Penn State police chief Tyrone Parham. “This isn’t some slogan, those are real people whose deaths have impacted families and loved ones and friends.” [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Bryce Jordan Center May Start Selling Alcohol at Select Events Bryce Jordan Center May Start Selling Alcohol at Select Events
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Alcohol can be consumed in a manner that adds no safety or security issues, and we believe if it’s done in a controlled way, in an environment where there are limits and restrictions built into the system, that those of legal age to drink will respond appropriately and responsibly." [Read More]
The Chieftains and Friends Bringing Irish Music, Dance to Eisenhower The Chieftains and Friends Bringing Irish Music, Dance to Eisenhower
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Audiences adore the group for its exhilarating musicianship and collaborations with varied artists. The band has performed with a “who’s who” of musicians, including Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell, Mick Jagger, Bonnie Raitt, Elvis Costello, Sting, Emmylou Harris, Willie Nelson and many more. [Read More]
Taxpayers Could Foot Big Legal Bills From Fight Over Parks Miller Forgery Allegations Taxpayers Could Foot Big Legal Bills From Fight Over Parks Miller Forgery Allegations
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I am certain that our fees will be in the six figure range,” Castor says. “The county has ways to dispute that, but whether a court will agree that they don’t have that responsibility is another matter.” [Read More]
The Snow Day Call, A No-Win Situation
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The Snow Day Call, A No-Win Situation
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
Apparently most parents were way tougher than today's kids. We're armed with vivid memories of waiting outside half an hour for the school bus that picked us up three miles from our house on days when the wind chill was 40 below. [Read More]
Harris Township Interviews Candidates to Replace Christopher Lee, Unable to Reach Consensus Harris Township Interviews Candidates to Replace Christopher Lee, Unable to Reach Consensus
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“We have a good group of applicants here, and they bring a wide range of experience serving in different volunteer capacities,” said board chairman Nigel Wilson. “This is not an easy decision for the four of us to make.” [Read More]
Frigid Conditions Don't Phase Area Livestock
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Frigid Conditions Don't Phase Area Livestock
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
With freezing weather turning the Centre Region into an ice box, have you every wondered how cows cope with the cold? Cattle are left out in the elements pretty much all of the time. The Centre County Report checks in with an expert who explains how a cow survives even when the mercury dives. [Read More]

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Penn State Basketball: Barbour Support Important As Key Offseason Approaches Penn State Basketball: Barbour Support Important As Key Offseason Approaches
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If he can get back-to-back recruiting classes of note he could be on to something. If the momentum was a flash in the pan, it's anyone's guess what happens next. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, February 27 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, February 27
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Franklin Delivers Coast to Coast Clinic on How to Promote Penn State Football
Column
Franklin Delivers Coast to Coast Clinic on How to Promote Penn State Football
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State's head football coach has fired up his calculator, fine-tuned his PowerPoints and put his best Nike forward to recruit fans, players and high school coaches. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Bettman Likes Idea Of NHL Hockey In Beaver Stadium Penn State Hockey: Bettman Likes Idea Of NHL Hockey In Beaver Stadium
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach Guy Gadowsky would love it. Athletic director Sandy Barbour thinks it is the kind of thing that would be a positive. “There's been talk about it,” Bettman said earlier this week. “I'm intrigued by the possibility. But it's not anywhere close to fruition.” [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Single Season Ticket Prices Released For 2015 Campaign Penn State Football: Single Season Ticket Prices Released For 2015 Campaign
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“In an effort to be sensitive to our schedule, we are offering three of the first five games at our lowest possible ticket price. We know our fans must commit time, resources and effort to attending a Penn State weekend and variable pricing allows us to respond accordingly.” [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Inside The Dots, Winning A Faceoff With Scott Conway Penn State Hockey: Inside The Dots, Winning A Faceoff With Scott Conway
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Every centerman has a different strategy for winning a draw,” Conway said on Tuesday. “When I first line up for a draw I look to see if he (his opponent) is a lefty or a righty. I’m better on my one side than my other. There are five or six ways to take a draw so you have to look and see ho [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Wednesday, February 25 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Wednesday, February 25
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Coaches Caravan Tour Stops Announced Penn State Football: Coaches Caravan Tour Stops Announced
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football head coach James Franklin will be taking the good word around the state and region this spring as part of this year's Coaches Caravan. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hudson Comes Home To 107 Letters From Penn State Penn State Football: Hudson Comes Home To 107 Letters From Penn State
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State made sure there was little doubt where recruit Khaleke Hudson stands on its wish list Monday as the Pennsylvania native McKeesport product came home to 107 letters from James Franklin and company. [Read More]

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Penn State Basketball: Barbour Support Important As Key Offseason Approaches Penn State Basketball: Barbour Support Important As Key Offseason Approaches
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If he can get back-to-back recruiting classes of note he could be on to something. If the momentum was a flash in the pan, it's anyone's guess what happens next. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, February 27 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, February 27
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Franklin Delivers Coast to Coast Clinic on How to Promote Penn State Football
Column
Franklin Delivers Coast to Coast Clinic on How to Promote Penn State Football
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State's head football coach has fired up his calculator, fine-tuned his PowerPoints and put his best Nike forward to recruit fans, players and high school coaches. [Read More]
DUI Memorial Comes to State College To Encourage Safe Decisions Over the Weekend DUI Memorial Comes to State College To Encourage Safe Decisions Over the Weekend
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“It’s powerful reading those names,” says Penn State police chief Tyrone Parham. “This isn’t some slogan, those are real people whose deaths have impacted families and loved ones and friends.” [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Bettman Likes Idea Of NHL Hockey In Beaver Stadium Penn State Hockey: Bettman Likes Idea Of NHL Hockey In Beaver Stadium
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach Guy Gadowsky would love it. Athletic director Sandy Barbour thinks it is the kind of thing that would be a positive. “There's been talk about it,” Bettman said earlier this week. “I'm intrigued by the possibility. But it's not anywhere close to fruition.” [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Bryce Jordan Center May Start Selling Alcohol at Select Events Bryce Jordan Center May Start Selling Alcohol at Select Events
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Alcohol can be consumed in a manner that adds no safety or security issues, and we believe if it’s done in a controlled way, in an environment where there are limits and restrictions built into the system, that those of legal age to drink will respond appropriately and responsibly." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Single Season Ticket Prices Released For 2015 Campaign Penn State Football: Single Season Ticket Prices Released For 2015 Campaign
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“In an effort to be sensitive to our schedule, we are offering three of the first five games at our lowest possible ticket price. We know our fans must commit time, resources and effort to attending a Penn State weekend and variable pricing allows us to respond accordingly.” [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Inside The Dots, Winning A Faceoff With Scott Conway Penn State Hockey: Inside The Dots, Winning A Faceoff With Scott Conway
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Every centerman has a different strategy for winning a draw,” Conway said on Tuesday. “When I first line up for a draw I look to see if he (his opponent) is a lefty or a righty. I’m better on my one side than my other. There are five or six ways to take a draw so you have to look and see ho [Read More]
With Retirement Looming, Williams Looks to Future With Retirement Looming, Williams Looks to Future
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Chris Morelli
Williams speaks passionately when he talks about Penn State. It's clear that it's more than a job, more than a university. “We are out there by ourselves as the world largest dues-paying alumni association," he says. "We don't have any tail lights to follow,” he says. “We are the tail lig [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Franklin Delivers Coast to Coast Clinic on How to Promote Penn State Football

Penn State's head football coach has fired up his calculator, fine-tuned his PowerPoints and put his best Nike forward to recruit fans, players and high school coaches.

Jay Paterno

The Snow Day Call, A No-Win Situation

Apparently most parents were way tougher than today's kids. We're armed with vivid memories of waiting outside half an hour for the school bus that picked us up three miles from our house on days when the wind chill was 40 below.

Kiss, Kiss, Bang, BangRussell Frank

Fiore is fond of hot little things. It's how she described the pistol she had in a holster between her thighs during a telephone interview. The first thing a lot of people thought of when they heard of this push to arm students was the ocean of alcohol on which undergraduate culture floats.

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