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Pets Come First Caring for Pig That Wandered into Fraternity's Yard Pets Come First Caring for Pig That Wandered into Fraternity's Yard
by Geoff Rushton

A pig that wandered into the yard of a Penn State fraternity last weekend is getting good care at Pets Come First, the volunteer nonprofit that operates a no-kill shelter and adoption services in Centre Hall. Full Story →

After a Break for Blue-White Weekend, Here's What Is Coming Next for the Atherton Street Project After a Break for Blue-White Weekend, Here's What Is Coming Next for the Atherton Street Project

Construction and utility work is continuing on the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's multi-year North Atherton Street improvement project, but it will pause for the upcoming Blue-White weekend.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State High Students to Hold First Happy Valley Mini-THON State High Students to Hold First Happy Valley Mini-THON

About 50 dancers will take to the floor of the State College Area High School North Building gym on Friday for the first Happy Valley Mini-THON.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Council Nixes Beer Sales at Bellefonte Cruise Council Nixes Beer Sales at Bellefonte Cruise

There will be no beer tent at the Bellefonte Cruise this year, as Bellefonte Borough Council voted 6-3 against a temporary liquor permit for the annual event.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Penn State Football: Lift for Life Won't Coincide with Arts Fest This Year Penn State Football: Lift for Life Won't Coincide with Arts Fest This Year

For the first time since 2011, Uplifting Athlete’s marquee event at Penn State will not be held during the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts

StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill

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Penn State Basketball: Chambers Extension On The Way Penn State Basketball: Chambers Extension On The Way
46 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's basketball coach Patrick Chambers will be getting a contract extension. [Read More]
Nick Moss Band Brings Chicago Blues to Webster's Nick Moss Band Brings Chicago Blues to Webster's
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Veteran Chicago bluesman Nick Moss is bringing his band, along with renowned blues harmonica player Dennis Gruenling, to Webster's Bookstore Cafe in State College this weekend. [Read More]
Rockview Driver License Center Will Temporarily Close for Renovations Rockview Driver License Center Will Temporarily Close for Renovations
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Rockview Driver License Center, 812 W. College Ave. in Pleasant Gap, will be closed for three weeks for renovations, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Autograph Session Information Penn State Football: Blue White Autograph Session Information
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The Blue-White Game autograph session slated for Saturday, April 21 will run from 12:15 -- 1:05 p.m. Here is what you need to know. [Read More]
State Senate Unanimously Passes Timothy Piazza Anti-Hazing Bill State Senate Unanimously Passes Timothy Piazza Anti-Hazing Bill
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Anti-hazing legislation introduced by Pennsylvania Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman took a major step forward on Wednesday as it moves swiftly through the state legislature. [Read More]
Penn State Hires Administrator to Lead Greek Life Reform Penn State Hires Administrator to Lead Greek Life Reform
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
As Penn State continues work to overhaul the culture of Greek life, Steve Veldkamp has been named special assistant to the vice president for Student Affairs to lead those reform efforts. [Read More]
Penn State Student Organizations Lose University Recognition After Risk Analysis Review Penn State Student Organizations Lose University Recognition After Risk Analysis Review
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
The Penn State Outing Club, Nittany Grotto Caving Club, and the SCUBA Club will no longer be recognized by the university after a Campus Recreation review deemed that the trio of on-campus organizations’ activities posed an unacceptable amount of risk to its student members. [Read More]
Shakespeare at the Arboretum Adds Drama to Blue-White Weekend Shakespeare at the Arboretum Adds Drama to Blue-White Weekend
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jack Bowman
School of Theatre students will perform in the annual Shakespeare at the Arboretum at Penn State event Thursday and Sunday, featuring scenes from “Romeo and Juliet,” “The Merchant of Venice,” and “Othello.” [Read More]
For Hops & Vines Duo, Reaching Local Audiences Is a Passion For Hops & Vines Duo, Reaching Local Audiences Is a Passion
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Town & Gown, Kelsey Lentz
Christie Clancy and Jonathan McVerry share two things in common: their passion for music, and an appreciation of beer and wine, which is how the acoustic duo got their band name, Hops & Vines. [Read More]
Bring on the Tiny Human!
Column
Bring on the Tiny Human!
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
My granddaughter is a spaghetti squash. Last week she was a carrot. Next week she’ll be a large mango. Why, I remember when she was no bigger than a lentil. Thus do we track a fetus’ growth in the 21st century. [Read More]

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Nick Moss Band Brings Chicago Blues to Webster's Nick Moss Band Brings Chicago Blues to Webster's
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Veteran Chicago bluesman Nick Moss is bringing his band, along with renowned blues harmonica player Dennis Gruenling, to Webster's Bookstore Cafe in State College this weekend. [Read More]
Shakespeare at the Arboretum Adds Drama to Blue-White Weekend Shakespeare at the Arboretum Adds Drama to Blue-White Weekend
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jack Bowman
School of Theatre students will perform in the annual Shakespeare at the Arboretum at Penn State event Thursday and Sunday, featuring scenes from “Romeo and Juliet,” “The Merchant of Venice,” and “Othello.” [Read More]
For Hops & Vines Duo, Reaching Local Audiences Is a Passion For Hops & Vines Duo, Reaching Local Audiences Is a Passion
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Town & Gown, Kelsey Lentz
Christie Clancy and Jonathan McVerry share two things in common: their passion for music, and an appreciation of beer and wine, which is how the acoustic duo got their band name, Hops & Vines. [Read More]
Bring on the Tiny Human!
Column
Bring on the Tiny Human!
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
My granddaughter is a spaghetti squash. Last week she was a carrot. Next week she’ll be a large mango. Why, I remember when she was no bigger than a lentil. Thus do we track a fetus’ growth in the 21st century. [Read More]
Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run to Benefit Special Olympics Set for Sunday Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run to Benefit Special Olympics Set for Sunday
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Emma Dieter
The Paterno family will host the ninth annual Beaver Stadium Run to benefit Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday at Medlar Field, with a 2-mile family fun walk starting 10 minutes later. [Read More]
Downtown State College Improvement District Names New Executive Director Downtown State College Improvement District Names New Executive Director
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A longtime local businessman has been named the new executive director of the Downtown State College Improvement District. [Read More]
State College Community Land Trust Receives $25,000 State Grant State College Community Land Trust Receives $25,000 State Grant
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A $25,000 grant from the Commonwealth will help State College Community Land Trust further its mission of providing affordable home ownership in the borough. [Read More]
The Special Bonds of Championship Teams
Column
The Special Bonds of Championship Teams
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
The 1998 Penn State Icers national championship team was like most successful teams, organizations, and families in that it navigated the adversity and external and internal conflicts that inevitably occur in any high-performing, close-knit teams. Their bonds as friends and teammates allowed them to [Read More]
They Met at the Centre Region Senior Center, and Now They'll Get Married There They Met at the Centre Region Senior Center, and Now They'll Get Married There
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
The couple met at the Centre Region Senior Center in 2015, when it was located on Fraser Street in State College. They felt it was only right to hold their wedding at the center, which is now located in the Nittany Mall and known as the Centre Region Active Adult Center. [Read More]
Borough Council Approves Overnight Parking Permit Pilot Project for Highlands Neighborhood Borough Council Approves Overnight Parking Permit Pilot Project for Highlands Neighborhood
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
For decades, State College has waived enforcement of an overnight parking restriction on borough streets during Penn State home football weekends and other special events that bring an influx of visitors and vehicles to the area. In one borough neighborhood, that will soon be changing. [Read More]

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Penn State Basketball: Chambers Extension On The Way Penn State Basketball: Chambers Extension On The Way
46 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's basketball coach Patrick Chambers will be getting a contract extension. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Autograph Session Information Penn State Football: Blue White Autograph Session Information
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The Blue-White Game autograph session slated for Saturday, April 21 will run from 12:15 -- 1:05 p.m. Here is what you need to know. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Micah Parsons and Family Gearing Up for Blue-White Weekend Penn State Football: Micah Parsons and Family Gearing Up for Blue-White Weekend
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Parsons’ dad, Franklin explained, has apparently rented a bus to fit quite the crew of family and friends coming from the state capital. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Amani Oruwariye Steps Into Leadership Role Penn State Football: Amani Oruwariye Steps Into Leadership Role
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
“In the past couple years, we’ve had good leaders. The ball is in my park now to do that. It’s been new, but I’m embracing it.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: White Out Set For Ohio State Penn State Football: White Out Set For Ohio State
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State announced on Tuesday morning, perhaps in a hope to give a soggy and overcast State College something to look forward to, that the Nittany Lions will host Ohio State this season in front of a White Out crowd. [Read More]
Uber, Penn State Partner for Beaver Stadium Drop-Off and Pick-Up Zones Uber, Penn State Partner for Beaver Stadium Drop-Off and Pick-Up Zones
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Uber and Penn State are teaming up for what they say will offer fans a convenient transportation option before and after Nittany Lion home football games. [Read More]
Joe Walker Steps Down as State High Basketball Coach Joe Walker Steps Down as State High Basketball Coach
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
After four seasons and 70 wins, Joe Walker has resigned as head coach of the State College boys basketball team. [Read More]
The Special Bonds of Championship Teams
Column
The Special Bonds of Championship Teams
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
The 1998 Penn State Icers national championship team was like most successful teams, organizations, and families in that it navigated the adversity and external and internal conflicts that inevitably occur in any high-performing, close-knit teams. Their bonds as friends and teammates allowed them to [Read More]
Penn State Football: History Says Don't Worry Too Much About The Blue White Score Penn State Football: History Says Don't Worry Too Much About The Blue White Score
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This time of year raises the same question over and over again. Does the spring game really matter? [Read More]
Penn State Football: How to Win the Blue-White Game
Column
Penn State Football: How to Win the Blue-White Game
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
If Penn State matches its 2017 spring game attendance of 71,000 at Saturday’s Blue-White Game in Beaver Stadium, it could likely finish in the Top 3 nationally in attendance-wise this year. [Read More]

All Penn State News

 
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Extension On The Way Penn State Basketball: Chambers Extension On The Way
46 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's basketball coach Patrick Chambers will be getting a contract extension. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Autograph Session Information Penn State Football: Blue White Autograph Session Information
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The Blue-White Game autograph session slated for Saturday, April 21 will run from 12:15 -- 1:05 p.m. Here is what you need to know. [Read More]
State Senate Unanimously Passes Timothy Piazza Anti-Hazing Bill State Senate Unanimously Passes Timothy Piazza Anti-Hazing Bill
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Anti-hazing legislation introduced by Pennsylvania Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman took a major step forward on Wednesday as it moves swiftly through the state legislature. [Read More]
Penn State Hires Administrator to Lead Greek Life Reform Penn State Hires Administrator to Lead Greek Life Reform
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
As Penn State continues work to overhaul the culture of Greek life, Steve Veldkamp has been named special assistant to the vice president for Student Affairs to lead those reform efforts. [Read More]
Penn State Student Organizations Lose University Recognition After Risk Analysis Review Penn State Student Organizations Lose University Recognition After Risk Analysis Review
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
The Penn State Outing Club, Nittany Grotto Caving Club, and the SCUBA Club will no longer be recognized by the university after a Campus Recreation review deemed that the trio of on-campus organizations’ activities posed an unacceptable amount of risk to its student members. [Read More]
Shakespeare at the Arboretum Adds Drama to Blue-White Weekend Shakespeare at the Arboretum Adds Drama to Blue-White Weekend
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jack Bowman
School of Theatre students will perform in the annual Shakespeare at the Arboretum at Penn State event Thursday and Sunday, featuring scenes from “Romeo and Juliet,” “The Merchant of Venice,” and “Othello.” [Read More]
Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run to Benefit Special Olympics Set for Sunday Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run to Benefit Special Olympics Set for Sunday
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Emma Dieter
The Paterno family will host the ninth annual Beaver Stadium Run to benefit Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday at Medlar Field, with a 2-mile family fun walk starting 10 minutes later. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Da'Quan Davis Returns To Tell His Story Penn State Football: Da'Quan Davis Returns To Tell His Story
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lion Da'Quan Davis returned this spring to talk to Penn State players about how quickly a career can evaporate from bad choices. [Read More]
Penn State Football: White Out Set For Ohio State Penn State Football: White Out Set For Ohio State
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State announced on Tuesday morning, perhaps in a hope to give a soggy and overcast State College something to look forward to, that the Nittany Lions will host Ohio State this season in front of a White Out crowd. [Read More]
Uber, Penn State Partner for Beaver Stadium Drop-Off and Pick-Up Zones Uber, Penn State Partner for Beaver Stadium Drop-Off and Pick-Up Zones
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Uber and Penn State are teaming up for what they say will offer fans a convenient transportation option before and after Nittany Lion home football games. [Read More]
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Russell Frank

Bring on the Tiny Human!

My granddaughter is a spaghetti squash. Last week she was a carrot. Next week she’ll be a large mango. Why, I remember when she was no bigger than a lentil. Thus do we track a fetus’ growth in the 21st century.

Joe Battista

The Special Bonds of Championship Teams

The 1998 Penn State Icers national championship team was like most successful teams, organizations, and families in that it navigated the adversity and external and internal conflicts that inevitably occur in any high-performing, close-knit teams. Their bonds as friends and teammates allowed them to

A Matter of PerspectivePatty Kleban

Our perspective comes from our families, our experience, our biology, our education, the environment in which we live and the good and bad things that have happened to us. The amazing thing about perspective is that we can change it. We can change how we see the world.

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