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The Avid Gardener: Plenty of Gardening Gifts for Mom The Avid Gardener: Plenty of Gardening Gifts for Mom
by Centre County Gazette, Lora Gauss

Are you planning to give your mother, mother-in-law, stepmother, grandmother or any other mom a sleeve of cut flowers from a supermarket chain this coming Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8? You could do so much better. You could easily go from "thank you" to "wow" this year. Full Story →

Crisis Management 101: Emergency Savings
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Crisis Management 101: Emergency Savings

As financial advisors, we are often asked about debt, retirement or college planning. However, one of the primary ways to improve your financial situation is to plan for the unexpected.

StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
Rural Road Ecology Course to Offer Students Real-World Training Rural Road Ecology Course to Offer Students Real-World Training

Not many people think about the roads they use on a daily basis, but Penn State’s Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies does.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Alexa Lewis
Julian Native's Environmental Focus Pays Off Julian Native's Environmental Focus Pays Off

May 2016 will be an exciting month for Kyle Johnson, and not just because he will be graduating with his degree in environmental systems engineering from Penn State. In May, Johnson will begin his career in environmental consulting and he’ll also see one of his ideas — to help a rural community

StateCollege.com - Special to StateCollege.com
Benninghoff Discusses Medical Marijuana Law
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Benninghoff Discusses Medical Marijuana Law

Governor Tom Wolf signed a medical marijuana bill this month, but how will the new policy actually work? Centre County Report's Liz Malara spoke with local state representative Kerry Benninghoff to learn more about the controversial topic.

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Penn State Football: Kamonte Carter Dismissed For Violation Of Team Rules Penn State Football: Kamonte Carter Dismissed For Violation Of Team Rules
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State freshman defensive tackle Kamonte Carter is no longer a member of the football team due to a violation of team rules. Lions247 first reported the news on Saturday afternoon. A Penn State spokesperson confirmed the report to StateCollege.com [Read More]
Penn State Football: Well If Hackenberg Is Prepared For Anything, It's New York Penn State Football: Well If Hackenberg Is Prepared For Anything, It's New York
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Christian Hackenberg was drafted by the New York Jets on Friday night to end the chapter of a long and bumpy journey. [Read More]
AG Won't Appeal Dismissal of Some Charges Against Ex-PSU Administrators AG Won't Appeal Dismissal of Some Charges Against Ex-PSU Administrators
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said Friday her office would not appeal the dismissal of felony charges against former Penn State president Graham Spanier, former vice president Gary Schultz and former athletic director Tim Curley [Read More]
First Five Startups Graduate from Happy Valley Launchbox First Five Startups Graduate from Happy Valley Launchbox
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The first five startups to complete a 10-week business accelerator program at Happy Valley Launchbox graduated on Thursday, moving on to the next phase of developing their businesses in the State College community. The next 10 startups, which will participate in Happy Valley Launchbox's summer sess [Read More]
Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Seeks to Help Curb Medication Abuse Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Seeks to Help Curb Medication Abuse
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre Region residents will be able to safely dispose of old and unused prescription medications from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday at Giant Foods, 255 Northland Center in Ferguson Township. [Read More]
Penn State Alumni Association Donation to CAPS Fund Largest Amount In Class Gift History Penn State Alumni Association Donation to CAPS Fund Largest Amount In Class Gift History
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Katie Klodowski
Penn State's senior class decided in October that the 2016 Class Gift would establish an endowment to benefit Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).The CAPS funding beat the other two contenders, and the Class of 2016’s legacy has made waves in the Penn State community as students and alum [Read More]
Mini-THON Takes the Floor at Park Forest Middle School Mini-THON Takes the Floor at Park Forest Middle School
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Hundreds of State College middle school students will gather at Park Forest Middle School on Friday to spend a night of dancing and games at the annual State College Mini-THON. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for April 29-May 1 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for April 29-May 1
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Happy Valley Weekend is here, and there is plenty on the calendar to keep anyone busy in the State College area. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Shut Out of NFL Draft’s Round One
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Penn State Football: Hackenberg Shut Out of NFL Draft’s Round One
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
On Sept. 14, 2013, in Beaver Stadium, Christian Hackenberg and Central Florida’s Blake Bortles -- the No. 3 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft -- were on near-even footing. Maybe they can be again. Just not on Thursday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: NFL Draft Live Blog: Zettel, Jones, Nassib And Hackenberg Drafted Penn State Football: NFL Draft Live Blog: Zettel, Jones, Nassib And Hackenberg Drafted
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
StateCollege.com will be keeping tabs on all the draft action and free agency in the coming weeks as several former Penn State standouts find their home at the next level. [Read More]

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First Five Startups Graduate from Happy Valley Launchbox First Five Startups Graduate from Happy Valley Launchbox
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The first five startups to complete a 10-week business accelerator program at Happy Valley Launchbox graduated on Thursday, moving on to the next phase of developing their businesses in the State College community. The next 10 startups, which will participate in Happy Valley Launchbox's summer sess [Read More]
Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Seeks to Help Curb Medication Abuse Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Seeks to Help Curb Medication Abuse
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre Region residents will be able to safely dispose of old and unused prescription medications from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday at Giant Foods, 255 Northland Center in Ferguson Township. [Read More]
Mini-THON Takes the Floor at Park Forest Middle School Mini-THON Takes the Floor at Park Forest Middle School
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Hundreds of State College middle school students will gather at Park Forest Middle School on Friday to spend a night of dancing and games at the annual State College Mini-THON. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for April 29-May 1 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for April 29-May 1
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Happy Valley Weekend is here, and there is plenty on the calendar to keep anyone busy in the State College area. [Read More]
Urschel to Give Mathematical NFL Draft Analysis for GE Urschel to Give Mathematical NFL Draft Analysis for GE
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
After last year’s successful partnership between John Urschel and General Electric during the NFL Draft, the guard-mathematician hybrid will run GE’s social media accounts once again Thursday. [Read More]
Centre Region Events Planned to Celebrate National Bike Month Centre Region Events Planned to Celebrate National Bike Month
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
CentreBike, the Centre Region's coalition of bicyclists, is teaming up with other local organizations for numerous events and activities around the area to celebrate National Bike Month in May. [Read More]
State High Students Learn About Biomechanics at Penn State Lab State High Students Learn About Biomechanics at Penn State Lab
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Special to StateCollege.com
State College Area High School students saw the science of human motion firsthand in Penn State's Biomechanics Lab. [Read More]
Water You Waiting For?
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Water You Waiting For?
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
The first time I went to Ricketts Glen State Park, I wondered what took me so long. Why hadn’t I heard of it sooner? Why wasn’t it world famous? The park is a waterfall freak’s paradise. It has 22 of them and you can see them all on one 7.2-mile trail loop. [Read More]
Meet Penn State's New Mailman, Jim Frey Meet Penn State's New Mailman, Jim Frey
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
If you've visited the post office in the past month, you’ve noticed things are a little different. The face behind the counter, while friendly, isn't the gray-haired, cookie-appreciating local celebrity we all know and love. With Mike "The Mailman" Herr officially enjoying retirement, there’ [Read More]
Return of the Big Blue Boxes
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Return of the Big Blue Boxes
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
With so many parks and recreation spaces in the Centre Region, it's easy to enjoy nature as the weather gets warmer. Fortunately, Centre Region Parks and Rec also makes it a little bit easier when nature calls. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Kamonte Carter Dismissed For Violation Of Team Rules Penn State Football: Kamonte Carter Dismissed For Violation Of Team Rules
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State freshman defensive tackle Kamonte Carter is no longer a member of the football team due to a violation of team rules. Lions247 first reported the news on Saturday afternoon. A Penn State spokesperson confirmed the report to StateCollege.com [Read More]
Penn State Football: Well If Hackenberg Is Prepared For Anything, It's New York Penn State Football: Well If Hackenberg Is Prepared For Anything, It's New York
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Christian Hackenberg was drafted by the New York Jets on Friday night to end the chapter of a long and bumpy journey. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for April 29-May 1 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for April 29-May 1
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Happy Valley Weekend is here, and there is plenty on the calendar to keep anyone busy in the State College area. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Shut Out of NFL Draft’s Round One
Column
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Shut Out of NFL Draft’s Round One
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
On Sept. 14, 2013, in Beaver Stadium, Christian Hackenberg and Central Florida’s Blake Bortles -- the No. 3 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft -- were on near-even footing. Maybe they can be again. Just not on Thursday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: NFL Draft Live Blog: Zettel, Jones, Nassib And Hackenberg Drafted Penn State Football: NFL Draft Live Blog: Zettel, Jones, Nassib And Hackenberg Drafted
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
StateCollege.com will be keeping tabs on all the draft action and free agency in the coming weeks as several former Penn State standouts find their home at the next level. [Read More]
Urschel to Give Mathematical NFL Draft Analysis for GE Urschel to Give Mathematical NFL Draft Analysis for GE
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
After last year’s successful partnership between John Urschel and General Electric during the NFL Draft, the guard-mathematician hybrid will run GE’s social media accounts once again Thursday. [Read More]
Centre Region Events Planned to Celebrate National Bike Month Centre Region Events Planned to Celebrate National Bike Month
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
CentreBike, the Centre Region's coalition of bicyclists, is teaming up with other local organizations for numerous events and activities around the area to celebrate National Bike Month in May. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Wilkerson Dismissed From Team As Case Continues Penn State Football: Wilkerson Dismissed From Team As Case Continues
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A Penn State spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that now former Nittany Lions tight end Brent Wilkerson has been dismissed from the program due to a violation of team rules. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Carter And Kline Honored For Academic Achievement Penn State Football: Carter And Kline Honored For Academic Achievement
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lions, Kyle Carter and Ben Kline were honored for their accomplishments in the classroom when they were named to the National Football Foundation’s 2016 Hampshire Honor Society [Read More]
Penn State Football: Take A Mic'd Up Listen To Blue White 2016
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Penn State Football: Take A Mic'd Up Listen To Blue White 2016
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Check out three behind the scenes videos of defensive coordinator Brent Pry, offensive line coach Matt Limegrover and quarterback Trace McSorley all wearing a mic during this year's proceedings. [Read More]

All Penn State News

 
Penn State Football: Kamonte Carter Dismissed For Violation Of Team Rules Penn State Football: Kamonte Carter Dismissed For Violation Of Team Rules
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State freshman defensive tackle Kamonte Carter is no longer a member of the football team due to a violation of team rules. Lions247 first reported the news on Saturday afternoon. A Penn State spokesperson confirmed the report to StateCollege.com [Read More]
Penn State Football: Well If Hackenberg Is Prepared For Anything, It's New York Penn State Football: Well If Hackenberg Is Prepared For Anything, It's New York
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Christian Hackenberg was drafted by the New York Jets on Friday night to end the chapter of a long and bumpy journey. [Read More]
AG Won't Appeal Dismissal of Some Charges Against Ex-PSU Administrators AG Won't Appeal Dismissal of Some Charges Against Ex-PSU Administrators
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said Friday her office would not appeal the dismissal of felony charges against former Penn State president Graham Spanier, former vice president Gary Schultz and former athletic director Tim Curley [Read More]
First Five Startups Graduate from Happy Valley Launchbox First Five Startups Graduate from Happy Valley Launchbox
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The first five startups to complete a 10-week business accelerator program at Happy Valley Launchbox graduated on Thursday, moving on to the next phase of developing their businesses in the State College community. The next 10 startups, which will participate in Happy Valley Launchbox's summer sess [Read More]
Penn State Alumni Association Donation to CAPS Fund Largest Amount In Class Gift History Penn State Alumni Association Donation to CAPS Fund Largest Amount In Class Gift History
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Katie Klodowski
Penn State's senior class decided in October that the 2016 Class Gift would establish an endowment to benefit Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).The CAPS funding beat the other two contenders, and the Class of 2016’s legacy has made waves in the Penn State community as students and alum [Read More]
Mini-THON Takes the Floor at Park Forest Middle School Mini-THON Takes the Floor at Park Forest Middle School
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Hundreds of State College middle school students will gather at Park Forest Middle School on Friday to spend a night of dancing and games at the annual State College Mini-THON. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for April 29-May 1 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for April 29-May 1
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Happy Valley Weekend is here, and there is plenty on the calendar to keep anyone busy in the State College area. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Shut Out of NFL Draft’s Round One
Column
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Shut Out of NFL Draft’s Round One
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
On Sept. 14, 2013, in Beaver Stadium, Christian Hackenberg and Central Florida’s Blake Bortles -- the No. 3 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft -- were on near-even footing. Maybe they can be again. Just not on Thursday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: NFL Draft Live Blog: Zettel, Jones, Nassib And Hackenberg Drafted Penn State Football: NFL Draft Live Blog: Zettel, Jones, Nassib And Hackenberg Drafted
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
StateCollege.com will be keeping tabs on all the draft action and free agency in the coming weeks as several former Penn State standouts find their home at the next level. [Read More]
Witness Certifications Filed for Sandusky Court Appearance Witness Certifications Filed for Sandusky Court Appearance
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Jerry Sandusky will return to Centre County Court on Monday to request an evidentiary hearing as he seeks a new trial. On Wednesday, his attorneys submitted a list of witness certifications for Monday’s arguments. [Read More]
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Judy Loy

Crisis Management 101: Emergency Savings

As financial advisors, we are often asked about debt, retirement or college planning. However, one of the primary ways to improve your financial situation is to plan for the unexpected.

Lora Gauss

The Avid Gardener: Plenty of Gardening Gifts for Mom

Are you planning to give your mother, mother-in-law, stepmother, grandmother or any other mom a sleeve of cut flowers from a supermarket chain this coming Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8? You could do so much better. You could easily go from "thank you" to "wow" this year.

Penn State Football: Hackenberg Shut Out of NFL Draft’s Round One Mike Poorman

On Sept. 14, 2013, in Beaver Stadium, Christian Hackenberg and Central Florida’s Blake Bortles -- the No. 3 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft -- were on near-even footing. Maybe they can be again. Just not on Thursday night.

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