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Police: Penn State, Local Bomb Threats Believed to Be Part of National Hoax Police: Penn State, Local Bomb Threats Believed to Be Part of National Hoax
by Geoff Rushton

Law enforcement across the state and nationwide on Thursday were investigating bomb threats, including on the Penn State campus and in the State College area. Full Story →

Rutter’s Looking to Build on Benner Pike Rutter’s Looking to Build on Benner Pike

A big name in convenience stores may be coming to Centre County, as York-based Rutter’s has submitted plans for a store on the Benner Pike.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Man Taken to Hospital by Helicopter after Incident at Tudek Park Man Taken to Hospital by Helicopter after Incident at Tudek Park

A 23-year-old Penn State student was transported by LifeFlight helicopter to a trauma center after shooting himself in the head Thursday morning in Tudek Park.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Makes It Past 200 Career NBA Games, How That Stacks Up To Other Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: Frazier Makes It Past 200 Career NBA Games, How That Stacks Up To Other Nittany Lions

Former Nittany Lion guard Tim Frazier recently rolled over the 200 career NBA games mark with 207 to his name after a Wednesday night victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Moyer Jewelers Sets Closing Date Moyer Jewelers Sets Closing Date

After 69 years in business in downtown State College, Moyer Jewelers will permanently close at the end of December.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton

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A Jacket Returned, a Special Connection Restored A Jacket Returned, a Special Connection Restored
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Nick Triozzi knows that he shouldn’t have left his leather jacket in a pile with other coats at the Shandygaff the night of Friday, Nov. 30. The jacket is special to him. It is more than just a jacket, it is a memory. It belonged to his father, who passed away in September from cancer. The jacket [Read More]
Proposed County Hotel Tax Increase Could Include Airbnbs Proposed County Hotel Tax Increase Could Include Airbnbs
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County commissioners said this week that potential changes to the county hotel occupancy tax could include short-term rental booking services such as Airbnb, which mostly are not currently subject to the fee. [Read More]
The Greatest Generation’s Greatest
Column
The Greatest Generation’s Greatest
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
Last week we paid our respects to President George H W Bush in a manner fitting for a man of his stature in our history. As with all historical figures, the passage of time gives us more context and perspective on the leaders in our country and world. In the case of President Bush, time has opened o [Read More]
Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet Set for New Venue Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet Set for New Venue
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
With continually growing popularity and attendance, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Banquet at Penn State is moving to a bigger venue in 2019. [Read More]
Gifts to Centre Volunteers in Medicine to Be Matched Through December Gifts to Centre Volunteers in Medicine to Be Matched Through December
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Donations to Centre Volunteers in Medicine during the month of December once again will have double the impact, thanks to Lance and Ellen Shaner. [Read More]
6 Penn State Volleyball Standouts Named All-Americans 6 Penn State Volleyball Standouts Named All-Americans
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
After being named to the second team last season, Kendall White was one of two liberos to nab a spot on the first team. [Read More]
Schlow Library Announces Modified Holiday Hours Schlow Library Announces Modified Holiday Hours
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Schlow Centre Region Library will have modified hours during the holidays. [Read More]
Penn State Football: State College's Jaden Seider Commits to Walk On for Nittany Lions Penn State Football: State College's Jaden Seider Commits to Walk On for Nittany Lions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
State High's Jaden Seider, son of Penn State assistant coach JaJuan Seider, committed to Penn State as a preferred walk-on. [Read More]
Former Commissioner John Saylor Dies at 87 Former Commissioner John Saylor Dies at 87
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
John Saylor, a former Centre County commissioner whose commitment to public and community service carried throughout his life, died on Dec. 8. He was 87. [Read More]
More Light! More Light!
Column
More Light! More Light!
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
As best as I can recall, I stalked and slew my first Christmas tree in 1987. Before that I was a not terribly observant Jewish gentleman who had beheld the rituals of Christmas from afar. [Read More]

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A Jacket Returned, a Special Connection Restored A Jacket Returned, a Special Connection Restored
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Nick Triozzi knows that he shouldn’t have left his leather jacket in a pile with other coats at the Shandygaff the night of Friday, Nov. 30. The jacket is special to him. It is more than just a jacket, it is a memory. It belonged to his father, who passed away in September from cancer. The jacket [Read More]
Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet Set for New Venue Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet Set for New Venue
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
With continually growing popularity and attendance, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Banquet at Penn State is moving to a bigger venue in 2019. [Read More]
Gifts to Centre Volunteers in Medicine to Be Matched Through December Gifts to Centre Volunteers in Medicine to Be Matched Through December
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Donations to Centre Volunteers in Medicine during the month of December once again will have double the impact, thanks to Lance and Ellen Shaner. [Read More]
Schlow Library Announces Modified Holiday Hours Schlow Library Announces Modified Holiday Hours
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Schlow Centre Region Library will have modified hours during the holidays. [Read More]
More Light! More Light!
Column
More Light! More Light!
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
As best as I can recall, I stalked and slew my first Christmas tree in 1987. Before that I was a not terribly observant Jewish gentleman who had beheld the rituals of Christmas from afar. [Read More]
Penn State Partnering with ClearWater Conservancy to Conserve Land Near Musser Gap Penn State Partnering with ClearWater Conservancy to Conserve Land Near Musser Gap
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State announced on Tuesday night that it will work with ClearWater Conservancy to explore ways to conserve 365 acres of university-owned land between Whitehall Road in Ferguson Township and Rothrock Forest at Musser Gap. [Read More]
Local Tech Company Helps High School Students Prepare for Success Local Tech Company Helps High School Students Prepare for Success
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
In addition to their regular school work and activities, 25 State College Area High School students spent much of the fall committed to building confidence, communication and relationship skills, thanks to the generosity of a local company. [Read More]
Public Input Sought for Centre Region Comprehensive Parks and Rec Plan Public Input Sought for Centre Region Comprehensive Parks and Rec Plan
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Local residents will have two upcoming opportunities to participate in the year-long Centre Region Comprehensive Recreation, Parks, and Open Space planning process. [Read More]
Medical Simulation Startup Wins Top TechCelerator Prize Medical Simulation Startup Wins Top TechCelerator Prize
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A local startup developing simulation technologies for medical education was awarded top prize from Ben Franklin Technology Partners as the TechCelerator@State College program graduated its newest class. [Read More]
Have a Very Barkley Christmas and a Happy New Year
Column
Have a Very Barkley Christmas and a Happy New Year
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
I looked up and there was Barkley running at full speed. The chances of catching him were slim and none, his muscular frame powering through the turns tearing up the turf while firmly grasping the ball. The intense and focused look in his eyes made it obvious there was nothing that could be done to [Read More]

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6 Penn State Volleyball Standouts Named All-Americans 6 Penn State Volleyball Standouts Named All-Americans
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
After being named to the second team last season, Kendall White was one of two liberos to nab a spot on the first team. [Read More]
Penn State Football: State College's Jaden Seider Commits to Walk On for Nittany Lions Penn State Football: State College's Jaden Seider Commits to Walk On for Nittany Lions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
State High's Jaden Seider, son of Penn State assistant coach JaJuan Seider, committed to Penn State as a preferred walk-on. [Read More]
Penn State Football: A Few Things To Know About Kentucky Three Weeks From The Citrus Bowl Penn State Football: A Few Things To Know About Kentucky Three Weeks From The Citrus Bowl
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you're like me, you might have had a peripheral understanding of Kentucky football when the Wildcats were announced as Penn State's bowl opponent. [Read More]
Scholarship Fund Established to Honor Late Penn State Lineman Adam Gress Scholarship Fund Established to Honor Late Penn State Lineman Adam Gress
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Emma Dieter
A year ago, Penn State football lost one of its own with the death of Adam Gress. However, his family and friends are hoping his memory will continue to live on in the form of a scholarship in his name. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gillikin Named First Team Academic All-American Penn State Football: Gillikin Named First Team Academic All-American
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Blake Gillikin became the 34th player and first punter in Penn State football history to be named a first-team academic All-American on Monday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Trace McSorley Named Team MVP Penn State Football: Trace McSorley Named Team MVP
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
The State College Quarterback Club held its annual Penn State football banquet Sunday night, which included handing out team awards for the 2018 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2019 Maryland Game Slated For Friday Night Penn State Football: 2019 Maryland Game Slated For Friday Night
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State will play its second Friday night game ever next season at Maryland in what the Terps are calling the “B1G Friday Night Lights” game. The 2019 Big Ten opener has been rescheduled to Friday, September 27. [Read More]
18 Nuggets That Define Penn State Football in 2018
Column
18 Nuggets That Define Penn State Football in 2018
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
A sampling: Former assistants shine (no Joshing), Penn State’s passing game drops and drop-off, Trace McSorley’s run of success, Terry Killens’ return, James Franklin’s records both good and bad, and Penn State vs. the Diamondbacks back-to-back. [Read More]
Saquon Barkley Becomes First Giants Rookie to Rush for 1,000 Yards Saquon Barkley Becomes First Giants Rookie to Rush for 1,000 Yards
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Saquon Barkley made history during the New York Giants’ week 14 matchup with the Washington Redskins by becoming the organization’s first rookie to rush for over 1,000 yards in a season. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: No. 9 Nittany Lions Beat No. 5 Notre Dame 9-1 Penn State Hockey: No. 9 Nittany Lions Beat No. 5 Notre Dame 9-1
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It certainly helps, we have put together some really good defensive efforts, but we didn't sustain it. And we've had great offensive games as well but not necessarily coupled that with defense. It's nice to know that it is possible to get both. And that's what we had tonight. When we get both [Read More]

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Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet Set for New Venue Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet Set for New Venue
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
With continually growing popularity and attendance, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Banquet at Penn State is moving to a bigger venue in 2019. [Read More]
Penn State Partnering with ClearWater Conservancy to Conserve Land Near Musser Gap Penn State Partnering with ClearWater Conservancy to Conserve Land Near Musser Gap
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State announced on Tuesday night that it will work with ClearWater Conservancy to explore ways to conserve 365 acres of university-owned land between Whitehall Road in Ferguson Township and Rothrock Forest at Musser Gap. [Read More]
Penn State Football: A Few Things To Know About Kentucky Three Weeks From The Citrus Bowl Penn State Football: A Few Things To Know About Kentucky Three Weeks From The Citrus Bowl
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you're like me, you might have had a peripheral understanding of Kentucky football when the Wildcats were announced as Penn State's bowl opponent. [Read More]
Medical Simulation Startup Wins Top TechCelerator Prize Medical Simulation Startup Wins Top TechCelerator Prize
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A local startup developing simulation technologies for medical education was awarded top prize from Ben Franklin Technology Partners as the TechCelerator@State College program graduated its newest class. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2019 Maryland Game Slated For Friday Night Penn State Football: 2019 Maryland Game Slated For Friday Night
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State will play its second Friday night game ever next season at Maryland in what the Terps are calling the “B1G Friday Night Lights” game. The 2019 Big Ten opener has been rescheduled to Friday, September 27. [Read More]
Penn State Alumna's Book Selected for Centre County Reads 2019 Penn State Alumna's Book Selected for Centre County Reads 2019
3 days ago - StateCollege.com
Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird by Penn State alumna Katie Fallon is the Centre County Reads book for 2019. [Read More]
18 Nuggets That Define Penn State Football in 2018
Column
18 Nuggets That Define Penn State Football in 2018
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
A sampling: Former assistants shine (no Joshing), Penn State’s passing game drops and drop-off, Trace McSorley’s run of success, Terry Killens’ return, James Franklin’s records both good and bad, and Penn State vs. the Diamondbacks back-to-back. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: No. 9 Nittany Lions Beat No. 5 Notre Dame 9-1 Penn State Hockey: No. 9 Nittany Lions Beat No. 5 Notre Dame 9-1
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It certainly helps, we have put together some really good defensive efforts, but we didn't sustain it. And we've had great offensive games as well but not necessarily coupled that with defense. It's nice to know that it is possible to get both. And that's what we had tonight. When we get both [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Brush Off Colgate 76-65 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Brush Off Colgate 76-65
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball controlled the first half and stumbled through the second en route to a late 76-65 win over Colegate on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey All Access: The Anatomy Of A Big Week Penn State Hockey All Access: The Anatomy Of A Big Week
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's just before 10 a.m. on Tuesday as Guy Gadowsky picks up the phone after the second ring. On the other end it’s director of operations Alex Dawes. [Read More]
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Jay Paterno

The Greatest Generation’s Greatest

Last week we paid our respects to President George H W Bush in a manner fitting for a man of his stature in our history. As with all historical figures, the passage of time gives us more context and perspective on the leaders in our country and world. In the case of President Bush, time has opened o

Russell Frank

More Light! More Light!

As best as I can recall, I stalked and slew my first Christmas tree in 1987. Before that I was a not terribly observant Jewish gentleman who had beheld the rituals of Christmas from afar.

Have a Very Barkley Christmas and a Happy New YearJoe Battista

I looked up and there was Barkley running at full speed. The chances of catching him were slim and none, his muscular frame powering through the turns tearing up the turf while firmly grasping the ball. The intense and focused look in his eyes made it obvious there was nothing that could be done to

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