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Police Investigating Identity of Caller Who Made Bomb Threat Police Investigating Identity of Caller Who Made Bomb Threat
by Geoff Rushton

State College Police said Wednesday afternoon that they are still investigating the identity of a man who made a bomb threat and threatened police officers late Tuesday night. Full Story →

Butcher-Bound Steer Stolen Butcher-Bound Steer Stolen

Where's the beef? That's what State College Police are asking after a black angus steer was reported stolen from a Harris Township ranch.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Public Defender to Run for District Judge Public Defender to Run for District Judge

A veteran of the Centre County Public Defender's office has announced his candidacy for magisterial district judge.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
New PASCP Dancers Bring Unique Expression to ‘The Nutcracker’ New PASCP Dancers Bring Unique Expression to ‘The Nutcracker’

One of the region's most cherished traditions will return to Eisenhower Auditorium on Saturday and Sunday when the curtain opens on Performing Arts School of Central Pennsylvania's The Nutcracker ballet.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Anne Walker
Attorney General Warns of Bowl Game Ticket Scams Attorney General Warns of Bowl Game Ticket Scams

Pennsylvania Attorney General Bruce Beemer says college football fans should be on the lookout for potential bowl game ticket and travel package scams.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton

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Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Outworked En Route To 85-66 Loss To George Mason Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Outworked En Route To 85-66 Loss To George Mason
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's winning streak ended at four games on Wednesday night as the Nittany Lions fell to George Mason [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Named Sporting News Coach Of The Year Penn State Football: Franklin Named Sporting News Coach Of The Year
13 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In addition to this latest award Franklin is also a finalist for the 2016 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year award as presented by the Football Writers Association of America. [Read More]
Lady Lion Page Avoids Sophomore Slump to Excel in Her Second Season Lady Lion Page Avoids Sophomore Slump to Excel in Her Second Season
13 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Having already bagged two Big Ten Player of the Week honors, Page has led Penn State to a 6-2 start — its best since the 2013-14 season. [Read More]
TechCelerator Awards $10,000 Prize, Graduates 11th Class of Startups TechCelerator Awards $10,000 Prize, Graduates 11th Class of Startups
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
A Penn State startup that developed patented technology to better identify and treat cancer was awarded $10,000 from Ben Franklin Technology Partners as the TechCelerator@State College program graduated its 11th class. [Read More]
If You’re Happy and You Know It, Trash the Town
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If You’re Happy and You Know It, Trash the Town
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
What you find in a violent crowd, author Bill Buford says, is 'the dark satisfactions' of nothingness. 'Nothingness in its beauty, its simplicity, its nihilistic purity.' [Read More]
Essence of Joy and Guests to Present 'Our Gift in Song' Essence of Joy and Guests to Present 'Our Gift in Song'
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Penn State's Essence of Joy presents its annual holiday gift to the community at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Worship Hall of the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center on the University Park campus. [Read More]
Arboretum to Mark the Holiday Season with Annual Winter Celebration Arboretum to Mark the Holiday Season with Annual Winter Celebration
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Gabriela Stevenson
As classes at Penn State begin to wind down and the community gets in the holiday spirit, The Arboretum at Penn State will host its annual Winter Celebration from 5-7 p.m. on Friday. [Read More]
State College Police Block Beaver Ave, Allen Street After Bomb Threat State College Police Block Beaver Ave, Allen Street After Bomb Threat
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Sara Civian
Police blocked off sections of Beaver Avenue and Allen Street late Tuesday night after receiving threats from an unidentified male, including that he had set up pipe bombs around Schlow Library. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch BTN 'The Journey' Look At Big Ten Title Game
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Penn State Football: Watch BTN 'The Journey' Look At Big Ten Title Game
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten Network was out in full force this past weekend with its award winning crew of The Journey to give everyone a look behind the scenes and from field level of Penn State's historic come from behind win over Wisconsin to win the conference championship. [Read More]
Police Searching for Missing Girl Police Searching for Missing Girl
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
State College Police are searching for a missing 16-year-old girl who was last seen on Sunday night. [Read More]

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Essence of Joy and Guests to Present 'Our Gift in Song' Essence of Joy and Guests to Present 'Our Gift in Song'
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Penn State's Essence of Joy presents its annual holiday gift to the community at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Worship Hall of the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center on the University Park campus. [Read More]
Arboretum to Mark the Holiday Season with Annual Winter Celebration Arboretum to Mark the Holiday Season with Annual Winter Celebration
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Gabriela Stevenson
As classes at Penn State begin to wind down and the community gets in the holiday spirit, The Arboretum at Penn State will host its annual Winter Celebration from 5-7 p.m. on Friday. [Read More]
Bellefonte Victorian Christmas Features a Hallmark Movie-Like Setting Bellefonte Victorian Christmas Features a Hallmark Movie-Like Setting
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
Walk down the streets of Bellefonte during Victorian Christmas, being held this year Friday, Dec. 9, through Sunday, Dec. 11, and you may feel as though you have landed in a Dickens tale or a Hallmark Christmas movie setting. [Read More]
On Tap: Local Craft-Beverage Industry Highlighted on Central PA Tasting Trail On Tap: Local Craft-Beverage Industry Highlighted on Central PA Tasting Trail
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Sam Komlenic, Town&Gown
Thought to be the first in the country to appeal to adult drinkers of all types and tastes, the Tasting Trail has become a destination in itself, and includes nearly every Centre County winery, brewery, cidery, and distillery, encouraging couples, friends, and groups to tour together. [Read More]
Penn State Campus and Community Sustainability Expo Set for Wednesday Penn State Campus and Community Sustainability Expo Set for Wednesday
3 days ago - StateCollege.com
More than 140 Penn State students will showcase projects dealing with local sustainability topics during the Campus and Community Sustainability Expo, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the State College Municipal Building. [Read More]
Penn State Football’s New Era: What Was and Will Be in Indy
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Penn State Football’s New Era: What Was and Will Be in Indy
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
INDIANAPOLIS -- The last place Penn State played a game in this city no longer exists. A block south of where the RCA Dome once was -- and PSU played Indiana in 2000 -- is Lucas Oil Stadium, site of Saturday night’s Big Ten title game. [Read More]
State College Pig Sculpture Initiator Celebrates 98 Years State College Pig Sculpture Initiator Celebrates 98 Years
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster
A special celebration of 98 years was held in honor of a man instrumental in bringing the Centennial Pigs sculpture to downtown State College. [Read More]
Junior Woman's Club of State College Elves' Gift Shop Lets Kids Find Gifts for Family Junior Woman's Club of State College Elves' Gift Shop Lets Kids Find Gifts for Family
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Children will have the chance to see what it is like to do the Christmas shopping on Saturday, at the Elves' Gift Shop at Park Forest Middle School, all while giving mom and dad a chance to relax during the stressful holiday season. [Read More]
Alternative Christmas Fair in State College focuses on ‘selfless gift of giving’ Alternative Christmas Fair in State College focuses on ‘selfless gift of giving’
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Mark Brackenbury
The fair links 26 nonprofits with shoppers interested in giving the gift of a charitable contribution. Last year the fair raised nearly $40,000 in three hours, with all of the money going to participating organizations. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Dec. 2-4 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Dec. 2-4
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Happy Friday, Happy Valley! This State College weekend is filled with holiday events. [Read More]

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Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Outworked En Route To 85-66 Loss To George Mason Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Outworked En Route To 85-66 Loss To George Mason
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's winning streak ended at four games on Wednesday night as the Nittany Lions fell to George Mason [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Named Sporting News Coach Of The Year Penn State Football: Franklin Named Sporting News Coach Of The Year
13 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In addition to this latest award Franklin is also a finalist for the 2016 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year award as presented by the Football Writers Association of America. [Read More]
Lady Lion Page Avoids Sophomore Slump to Excel in Her Second Season Lady Lion Page Avoids Sophomore Slump to Excel in Her Second Season
13 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Having already bagged two Big Ten Player of the Week honors, Page has led Penn State to a 6-2 start — its best since the 2013-14 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch BTN 'The Journey' Look At Big Ten Title Game
Video
Penn State Football: Watch BTN 'The Journey' Look At Big Ten Title Game
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten Network was out in full force this past weekend with its award winning crew of The Journey to give everyone a look behind the scenes and from field level of Penn State's historic come from behind win over Wisconsin to win the conference championship. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Eddie Robinson Coach Of The Year Finalist Penn State Football: James Franklin Eddie Robinson Coach Of The Year Finalist
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Alongside Franklin as finalists are Western Michigan’s P.J. Fleck, Colorado’s Mike MacIntyre, Washington’s Chris Petersen and Alabama’s Nick Saban. [Read More]
Penn State Fans Scoop Up 20,000 Rose Bowl Tickets Penn State Fans Scoop Up 20,000 Rose Bowl Tickets
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans traveled well to Indianapolis and looks like they'll travel even better to Pasadena. [Read More]
College Football Playoff Should Take a Page from Division I Hockey Post-Season
Column
College Football Playoff Should Take a Page from Division I Hockey Post-Season
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
If the powers-that-be just took a page from one of their other Division I sports, I believe they could quickly provide a lot of their football fans with the comfort of a more certain, consensus national champion. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Reflects As Big Title Comes To State College Penn State Football: Hackenberg Reflects As Big Title Comes To State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sitting at home Christian Hackenberg watched Penn State celebrate a Big Ten title. A moment that was undoubtedly as exciting for him as it was bittersweet, watching the final remaining members of his recruiting class had the night of their lives. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Ranked No.3 In Latest USCHO Poll Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Ranked No.3 In Latest USCHO Poll
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This past weekend Penn State dispatched No.20 Michigan 6-1 and 5-1 respectively on a Thursday/Friday series to open up Big Ten play. The Nittany Lions won't play again until January 6th at Ohio State. [Read More]
A Letter to Mark Emmert
Column
A Letter to Mark Emmert
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Dear Dr. Emmert, I hope you were watching on Saturday evening. [Read More]

All Penn State News

 
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Outworked En Route To 85-66 Loss To George Mason Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Outworked En Route To 85-66 Loss To George Mason
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's winning streak ended at four games on Wednesday night as the Nittany Lions fell to George Mason [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Named Sporting News Coach Of The Year Penn State Football: Franklin Named Sporting News Coach Of The Year
13 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In addition to this latest award Franklin is also a finalist for the 2016 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year award as presented by the Football Writers Association of America. [Read More]
TechCelerator Awards $10,000 Prize, Graduates 11th Class of Startups TechCelerator Awards $10,000 Prize, Graduates 11th Class of Startups
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
A Penn State startup that developed patented technology to better identify and treat cancer was awarded $10,000 from Ben Franklin Technology Partners as the TechCelerator@State College program graduated its 11th class. [Read More]
If You’re Happy and You Know It, Trash the Town
Column
If You’re Happy and You Know It, Trash the Town
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
What you find in a violent crowd, author Bill Buford says, is 'the dark satisfactions' of nothingness. 'Nothingness in its beauty, its simplicity, its nihilistic purity.' [Read More]
Essence of Joy and Guests to Present 'Our Gift in Song' Essence of Joy and Guests to Present 'Our Gift in Song'
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Penn State's Essence of Joy presents its annual holiday gift to the community at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Worship Hall of the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center on the University Park campus. [Read More]
Arboretum to Mark the Holiday Season with Annual Winter Celebration Arboretum to Mark the Holiday Season with Annual Winter Celebration
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Gabriela Stevenson
As classes at Penn State begin to wind down and the community gets in the holiday spirit, The Arboretum at Penn State will host its annual Winter Celebration from 5-7 p.m. on Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch BTN 'The Journey' Look At Big Ten Title Game
Video
Penn State Football: Watch BTN 'The Journey' Look At Big Ten Title Game
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten Network was out in full force this past weekend with its award winning crew of The Journey to give everyone a look behind the scenes and from field level of Penn State's historic come from behind win over Wisconsin to win the conference championship. [Read More]
THON Blood Drive Begins Thursday THON Blood Drive Begins Thursday
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
The annual THON Blood Drive begins Thursday at Penn State's HUB-Robeson Center and lasts through THON weekend, Feb. 17-19, 2017. The kickoff drive will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. [Read More]
Student Taken to Hospital by Life Flight After Crash Student Taken to Hospital by Life Flight After Crash
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A 26-year-old Penn State student was injured and transported by Life Flight after a three-vehicle crash Monday night in State College. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Eddie Robinson Coach Of The Year Finalist Penn State Football: James Franklin Eddie Robinson Coach Of The Year Finalist
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Alongside Franklin as finalists are Western Michigan’s P.J. Fleck, Colorado’s Mike MacIntyre, Washington’s Chris Petersen and Alabama’s Nick Saban. [Read More]
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Russell Frank

If You’re Happy and You Know It, Trash the Town

What you find in a violent crowd, author Bill Buford says, is 'the dark satisfactions' of nothingness. 'Nothingness in its beauty, its simplicity, its nihilistic purity.'

John Hook

College Football Playoff Should Take a Page from Division I Hockey Post-Season

If the powers-that-be just took a page from one of their other Division I sports, I believe they could quickly provide a lot of their football fans with the comfort of a more certain, consensus national champion.

A Letter to Mark EmmertPatty Kleban

Dear Dr. Emmert, I hope you were watching on Saturday evening.

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