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St. Joseph Institute in Port Matilda Helps Addicted Find Way Out of Woods St. Joseph Institute in Port Matilda Helps Addicted Find Way Out of Woods
by Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster

St. Joseph Institute for Addiction has treated thousands of people addicted to drugs and alcohol through a program focusing on individualized treatment — a method rare in treatment facilities across the country, said Max Spiegel, vice president of digital strategies, Summit BHC, which runs the ins Full Story →

Urban-Style Flea Market Pop Up Ave Draws Crowds to Downtown State College Urban-Style Flea Market Pop Up Ave Draws Crowds to Downtown State College

The urban-style flea market was back at the South Garner Street parking lot for a second go-round after a successful debut last September. This time it was a bigger affair -- with nearly 60 vendors, up from 40 last time -- and offered opportunities for crowds to hang around and spend the afternoon.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
People's Climate Day Mixes Entertainment, Education to Form Connections People's Climate Day Mixes Entertainment, Education to Form Connections

As thousands descended on Washington, D.C., on Saturday for the People's Climate March demanding federal action on climate change and environmental protections, a related but locally-focused event was taking place in State College.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre Region Parks 'Have a Little Something for Everyone’ Centre Region Parks 'Have a Little Something for Everyone’

With 56 properties covering just more than 1,000 acres, there’s lots of Centre Region Parks and Rec public space to explore.

StateCollege.com - G. Kerry Webster
The Latest As Former Nittany Lions Look For NFL Landing Spots The Latest As Former Nittany Lions Look For NFL Landing Spots

Check out the latest for some former Nittany Lions looking to land in the NFL now that the draft has ended

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones

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Centre County Looks to Save Through Energy Conservation Centre County Looks to Save Through Energy Conservation
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster
Centre County is always looking for ways to save money, and the local planning office may have found another way to keep a few extra dollars in local coffers. [Read More]
The Economy of Dogs
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The Economy of Dogs
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
The cost of owning a pet is high and so is the time that is needed. The cost of dog breeds varies by size, type and desires, but a recent study estimates the average lifetime cost of raising a dog is $23,410. [Read More]
Centre Region Parks and Recreation Staff Sprucing Up Parks for Busy Season Centre Region Parks and Recreation Staff Sprucing Up Parks for Busy Season
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster
The to-do list is long for the men and women of the Centre Region Parks and Recreation authority as spring time means park time in the Centre Region. With about 1,020 acres to tend to in 56 different locations, upkeep and maintenance is an all-day, every-day thing for a department that swells from a [Read More]
Centre County Robotics Team Excels in Competition Centre County Robotics Team Excels in Competition
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
The Centre County 4-H High School Robotics team made it to semifinal round at the recent Greater Pittsburgh Regional FIRST Robotics Competition. [Read More]
State College Area LifeLink PSU Students Ready for Next Step After Graduation State College Area LifeLink PSU Students Ready for Next Step After Graduation
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Nabil K. Mark
With pomp and circumstance Thursday night, five LifeLink PSU students walked across the stage, taking giant steps to becoming independent young adults. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Godwin Selected No.84 Overall By Tampa Bay Penn State Football: Godwin Selected No.84 Overall By Tampa Bay
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lions receiver Chris Godwin's NFL dream became reality on Friday night as the ___ drafted Godwin No.__ overall in the __ round of the NFL Draft. [Read More]
Volunteers Remove 38 Tons of Trash at Watershed Cleanup Day Volunteers Remove 38 Tons of Trash at Watershed Cleanup Day
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Volunteers helped clean up more than 38 tons of trash during ClearWater Conservancy's 21st annual Watershed Cleanup Day last weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Names New Dean for Schreyer Honors College Penn State Names New Dean for Schreyer Honors College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jim Davidson
Penn State announced Friday that Peggy Johnson, a professor and former head of the Department of Civi and Environmental Engineering, has been named dean of Schreyer Honors College. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Wheeler Commits To Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: Wheeler Commits To Nittany Lions
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball needed a backup point guard to work behind Tony Carr and the Nittany Lions found their man on Friday afternoon as Oak, Florida native Jamari Wheeler committed to Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Godwin Eyeing Friday Call To NFL Penn State Football: Godwin Eyeing Friday Call To NFL
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In truth the draft is a bit of guesswork, but some of the best prognosticators in the game have this to say about Godwin's chances on Friday. [Read More]

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Centre Region Parks and Recreation Staff Sprucing Up Parks for Busy Season Centre Region Parks and Recreation Staff Sprucing Up Parks for Busy Season
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster
The to-do list is long for the men and women of the Centre Region Parks and Recreation authority as spring time means park time in the Centre Region. With about 1,020 acres to tend to in 56 different locations, upkeep and maintenance is an all-day, every-day thing for a department that swells from a [Read More]
Centre County Robotics Team Excels in Competition Centre County Robotics Team Excels in Competition
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
The Centre County 4-H High School Robotics team made it to semifinal round at the recent Greater Pittsburgh Regional FIRST Robotics Competition. [Read More]
Volunteers Remove 38 Tons of Trash at Watershed Cleanup Day Volunteers Remove 38 Tons of Trash at Watershed Cleanup Day
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Volunteers helped clean up more than 38 tons of trash during ClearWater Conservancy's 21st annual Watershed Cleanup Day last weekend. [Read More]
State College Framing Co. Art Show Features Beauty of Coastline State College Framing Co. Art Show Features Beauty of Coastline
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Harry Zimbler
The quiet beauty of the Northeast coastline is captured in paint and canvas by artists Brienne Brown and Beverly Klucher. The exhibit — “Ship to Shore” — can be viewed at the State College Framing Co. and Gallery beginning on Saturday at the Hills Plaza location. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for April 28-30 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for April 28-30
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It's another busy weekend in the State College area. On Friday, Penn State hosts its annual outdoor music festival, Movin' On. Saturday will bring Central PA People's Climate Day, Pop Up Ave and Healthy Kids Day, and Sunday features a Trail to Wine 5k and and scavenger hunt at Millbrook Marsh. [Read More]
Mount Nittany Health Honors Volunteers, Awards Scholarships Mount Nittany Health Honors Volunteers, Awards Scholarships
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Mount Nittany Health honored the 621 volunteers who gave more than 60,000 hours of service in the past year at a recognition event on Wednesday. [Read More]
Amazon Pickup Location Coming to Allen Street Amazon Pickup Location Coming to Allen Street
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton, Elissa Hill
Local Amazon Prime and Amazon Student shoppers may soon be in luck, as the company is opening an online order pickup location on South Allen Street at the former location of Abercrombie & Fitch. [Read More]
Centre Orchestra to Present 'Voices of the Silenced' Centre Orchestra to Present 'Voices of the Silenced'
3 days ago - StateCollege.com
The Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra will present "Voices of the Silenced" at 3 p.m. Sunday in Esber Recital Hall on the University Park campus of Penn State. [Read More]
Pop Up Ave Flea Market Returning to Downtown State College Pop Up Ave Flea Market Returning to Downtown State College
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
After a successful first outing last fall, the urban-style pop-up flea market Pop Up Ave will return to downtown State College three times this year. [Read More]
Grad Students' Cricket-Fortified Pasta Wins Business Pitch Prize Grad Students' Cricket-Fortified Pasta Wins Business Pitch Prize
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A team of Penn State food science graduate students served up pasta made with cricket flour and walked away with a $7,500 prize. [Read More]

All Local & Penn State Sports

 
Penn State Football: Godwin Selected No.84 Overall By Tampa Bay Penn State Football: Godwin Selected No.84 Overall By Tampa Bay
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lions receiver Chris Godwin's NFL dream became reality on Friday night as the ___ drafted Godwin No.__ overall in the __ round of the NFL Draft. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Wheeler Commits To Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: Wheeler Commits To Nittany Lions
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball needed a backup point guard to work behind Tony Carr and the Nittany Lions found their man on Friday afternoon as Oak, Florida native Jamari Wheeler committed to Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Godwin Eyeing Friday Call To NFL Penn State Football: Godwin Eyeing Friday Call To NFL
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In truth the draft is a bit of guesswork, but some of the best prognosticators in the game have this to say about Godwin's chances on Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Jonathan Holland Starting to Catch On at Tight End
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Penn State Football: Jonathan Holland Starting to Catch On at Tight End
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“I feel like I might be a late bloomer,” Jonathan Holland said after grabbing eight passes in the Blue-White Game. “It’s better late than never.” [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Team Awards Announced As Smirnov Takes Home MVP Honors Penn State Hockey: Team Awards Announced As Smirnov Takes Home MVP Honors
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey announced its team awards on Wednesday afternoon. The honors included four awards which the team voted on including MVP, the top defenseman, freshman of their and the player's player. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Goalie Oskar Autio Commits To Nittany Lions Penn State Hockey: Goalie Oskar Autio Commits To Nittany Lions
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey has its first family affair as goalie Oskar Autio, brother of current senior defenseman Erik Autio verbally committed to the program on Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Ayron Monroe Caps Off Strong Spring with Head-Turning Blue-White Performance Ayron Monroe Caps Off Strong Spring with Head-Turning Blue-White Performance
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - David Abruzesse
Monroe’s interception in the Blue-White game gave fans a glimpse of the potentially game-changing talent he has to offer. The defensive back showed why James Franklin’s been praising him throughout the winter and into spring practice. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Michigan The Hot Ticket Early On Secondary Market Penn State Football: Michigan The Hot Ticket Early On Secondary Market
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This year? It's a trip by Michigan to Beaver Stadium that is generating the most buzz still a long way from the game being played. While an unexpected loss might see those prices drop just slightly, it stands to reason that's still the hardest ticket to get on Penn State's schedule. [Read More]
No. 9 Penn State Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Rutgers No. 9 Penn State Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Rutgers
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Matt Castle
Penn State turned the tide by improving at the face-off circle and was able to down No. 14 Rutgers, 13-7, behind a pair of hat tricks from Mac O’Keefe and Kevin Hill. With the win, the Nittany Lions secured one of four spots in the Big Ten tournament. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 5-Star DE Commit Micah Parsons Opens Recruitment Penn State Football: 5-Star DE Commit Micah Parsons Opens Recruitment
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's 2018 recruiting class took a big hit on Sunday night as Harrisburg product and five-star defensive end Micah Parsons decommitted, re-opening his recruitment. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Godwin Selected No.84 Overall By Tampa Bay Penn State Football: Godwin Selected No.84 Overall By Tampa Bay
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lions receiver Chris Godwin's NFL dream became reality on Friday night as the ___ drafted Godwin No.__ overall in the __ round of the NFL Draft. [Read More]
Penn State Names New Dean for Schreyer Honors College Penn State Names New Dean for Schreyer Honors College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jim Davidson
Penn State announced Friday that Peggy Johnson, a professor and former head of the Department of Civi and Environmental Engineering, has been named dean of Schreyer Honors College. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Wheeler Commits To Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: Wheeler Commits To Nittany Lions
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball needed a backup point guard to work behind Tony Carr and the Nittany Lions found their man on Friday afternoon as Oak, Florida native Jamari Wheeler committed to Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Godwin Eyeing Friday Call To NFL Penn State Football: Godwin Eyeing Friday Call To NFL
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In truth the draft is a bit of guesswork, but some of the best prognosticators in the game have this to say about Godwin's chances on Friday. [Read More]
Event Remembers Students Who Passed Away in the Last Year Event Remembers Students Who Passed Away in the Last Year
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patrick Cines
Members of the Penn State community gathered Thursday night at the steps of Old Main for the Night of Remembrance to honor the 27 Penn State students who passed away in the last year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Jonathan Holland Starting to Catch On at Tight End
Column
Penn State Football: Jonathan Holland Starting to Catch On at Tight End
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“I feel like I might be a late bloomer,” Jonathan Holland said after grabbing eight passes in the Blue-White Game. “It’s better late than never.” [Read More]
Sentencing Scheduled for Curley, Schultz and Spanier Sentencing Scheduled for Curley, Schultz and Spanier
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A sentencing date has been scheduled for the three former Penn State administrators convicted in March of child endangerment for their handling of a report about Jerry Sandusky. [Read More]
Lt. Michael Murphy Warrior Games Will Honor Fallen Hero and Penn State Graduate Lt. Michael Murphy Warrior Games Will Honor Fallen Hero and Penn State Graduate
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jim Davidson
The seventh annual Lt. Michael Murphy Warrior Games will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday in Holuba Hall on the University Park campus. [Read More]
Grad Students' Cricket-Fortified Pasta Wins Business Pitch Prize Grad Students' Cricket-Fortified Pasta Wins Business Pitch Prize
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A team of Penn State food science graduate students served up pasta made with cricket flour and walked away with a $7,500 prize. [Read More]
Uplifting Athletes Founder Named Penn State Homecoming Honorary Grand Marshal Uplifting Athletes Founder Named Penn State Homecoming Honorary Grand Marshal
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
The Honorary Grand Marshal for Penn State's 2017 Homecoming will be Uplifting Athletes founder Scott Shirley, the homecoming committee announced during its annual Legacy Celebration Wednesday in the HUB-Robeson Center. [Read More]
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Judy Loy

The Economy of Dogs

The cost of owning a pet is high and so is the time that is needed. The cost of dog breeds varies by size, type and desires, but a recent study estimates the average lifetime cost of raising a dog is $23,410.

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: Jonathan Holland Starting to Catch On at Tight End

“I feel like I might be a late bloomer,” Jonathan Holland said after grabbing eight passes in the Blue-White Game. “It’s better late than never.”

And So Ends Another Year in the Real WorldRussell Frank

The idea of the university as Ivory Tower, as bubble, as rarified space, impervious to the malign forces of the outside world, exerts a stubborn hold on the popular imagination. But it has always been the ideal, never the real.

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