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For Penn State & Big Ten Football Powers, Stability is the Key to Success For Penn State & Big Ten Football Powers, Stability is the Key to Success
by Mike Poorman

Although James Franklin lost a trio of key assistants, Saquon Barkley and countless defensive starters in the offseason, the infrastructure of his program — and the support system throughout the university — is still intact. Full Story →

Former Lady Lions Coach Rene Portland Dies at 65 Former Lady Lions Coach Rene Portland Dies at 65

Former Penn State women's basketball coach Rene Portland, who coached the Lady Lions to more than 600 wins in 27 years, has died after a battle with cancer. She was 65.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Finding Strength on the Trails Finding Strength on the Trails

The trail comes fast when you’re running down a mountain in central Pennsylvania. You don’t have time to think, and it is a good thing, because if you did, your brain might tell you to slow down.

StateCollege.com - Vincent Corso, Town&Gown
Saquon Barkley Signs 4-Year Deal with Giants Saquon Barkley Signs 4-Year Deal with Giants

New York Giants tailback and former Penn State star Saquon Barkley signed his first NFL contract on Sunday afternoon.

StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Work Set to Begin for Valley Vista Drive Turning Lanes Work Set to Begin for Valley Vista Drive Turning Lanes

Drivers can expect lane closures and delays beginning next week as work begins for long-planned turning lanes along Valley Vista Drive in Patton Township.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton

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Bellefonte Digesting New Food Truck Ordinance Bellefonte Digesting New Food Truck Ordinance
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
With no ordinance on the books for food trucks, Bellefonte's borough council is working on an ordinance to put very minimal regulations on the food vendors that are growing ever more popular. [Read More]
The Return of Inflation and Rising Interest Rates
Column
The Return of Inflation and Rising Interest Rates
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
Inflation is the rise in prices for goods and services and thus the worth of the currency is falling; inflation can also be described as the decline in purchasing power of a currency. A ‘normal’ inflation rate is part of a healthy economy and the Federal Reserve has as one of its three goals, [Read More]
Daylight Traffic Stops Possible Next Week for Potters Mills Gap Project Daylight Traffic Stops Possible Next Week for Potters Mills Gap Project
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Though much of the roadway work requiring traffic stops has shifted to overnight hours, drivers may encounter daytime stops next week for the Potters Mills Gap project on Route 322, according to PennDOT. [Read More]
Local Company Named Hotelier of the Year Local Company Named Hotelier of the Year
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College-based Hospitality Asset Management Company was recently named Premier Hotelier of the Year by Choice Hotels. [Read More]
Dambly Reelected as Penn State Board Chair Dambly Reelected as Penn State Board Chair
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Mark Dambly was elected to a second year as chair of the Penn State Board of Trustees during the board's meeting on Friday at Penn State Berks. [Read More]
State College Man Faces Child Pornography Charges State College Man Faces Child Pornography Charges
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A State College man was charged on Thursday with 24 counts related to child pornography after an investigation by the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General. [Read More]
Penn State Trustees Approve Tuition Freeze for In-State Undergrads Penn State Trustees Approve Tuition Freeze for In-State Undergrads
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The full Board of Trustees on Friday approved a tuition freeze for Pennsylvania resident undergraduate students as part of a $6.5 billion overall budget for 2018-19. [Read More]
Fun Unleashed to Close Fun Unleashed to Close
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Fun Unleashed will permanently close later this summer. [Read More]
Stoicovy Named Interim Head of State College Friends School Stoicovy Named Interim Head of State College Friends School
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
State College Friends School has announced that Donnan Stoicovy, retired principal of Park Forest Elementary School, has been hired as interim head of the school for the 2018-2019 academic year. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 20-22 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 20-22
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A beautiful summer weekend is on tap, and there's plenty to get out and enjoy. The Spikes are home for a weekend series with special promotions each night, including two fireworks nights and an appearance by LaVar Arrington. Check out a movie under the stars at Tussey Mountain, celebrate at Black M [Read More]

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Bellefonte Digesting New Food Truck Ordinance Bellefonte Digesting New Food Truck Ordinance
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
With no ordinance on the books for food trucks, Bellefonte's borough council is working on an ordinance to put very minimal regulations on the food vendors that are growing ever more popular. [Read More]
Daylight Traffic Stops Possible Next Week for Potters Mills Gap Project Daylight Traffic Stops Possible Next Week for Potters Mills Gap Project
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Though much of the roadway work requiring traffic stops has shifted to overnight hours, drivers may encounter daytime stops next week for the Potters Mills Gap project on Route 322, according to PennDOT. [Read More]
Local Company Named Hotelier of the Year Local Company Named Hotelier of the Year
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College-based Hospitality Asset Management Company was recently named Premier Hotelier of the Year by Choice Hotels. [Read More]
Fun Unleashed to Close Fun Unleashed to Close
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Fun Unleashed will permanently close later this summer. [Read More]
Stoicovy Named Interim Head of State College Friends School Stoicovy Named Interim Head of State College Friends School
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
State College Friends School has announced that Donnan Stoicovy, retired principal of Park Forest Elementary School, has been hired as interim head of the school for the 2018-2019 academic year. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 20-22 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 20-22
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A beautiful summer weekend is on tap, and there's plenty to get out and enjoy. The Spikes are home for a weekend series with special promotions each night, including two fireworks nights and an appearance by LaVar Arrington. Check out a movie under the stars at Tussey Mountain, celebrate at Black M [Read More]
‘Rathskeller’ Name Subject of Trademark Infringement Lawsuit ‘Rathskeller’ Name Subject of Trademark Infringement Lawsuit
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
The Skeller drama isn’t over yet even as the new venture opened its doors for business. [Read More]
Planning Moves Forward for West Campus Parking Deck Planning Moves Forward for West Campus Parking Deck
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Efforts to build a new parking deck on Penn State's west campus took a step forward on Thursday as a Board of Trustees committee recommended to the appointment of a design-build team for the project. [Read More]
P-O Graduate Wins Armed Services Home Run Challenge P-O Graduate Wins Armed Services Home Run Challenge
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G Kerry Webster
Unlike many aspiring young athletes, Philipsburg’s Jacob Hensal never dreamed of playing on a professional baseball diamond. But on Monday, Hensal was thrown into the spotlight on Major League Baseball’s biggest stage, taking part in All-Star Game events at Nationals Park — the home of the Was [Read More]
Son Reunited with Birth Mother After 50 Years Son Reunited with Birth Mother After 50 Years
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Anne Walker
Until November of last year, individuals adopted as children in Pennsylvania had little to no access to verifiable information about their birth mothers or families. [Read More]

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TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 20-22 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 20-22
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A beautiful summer weekend is on tap, and there's plenty to get out and enjoy. The Spikes are home for a weekend series with special promotions each night, including two fireworks nights and an appearance by LaVar Arrington. Check out a movie under the stars at Tussey Mountain, celebrate at Black M [Read More]
Six Lessons Joe Moorhead Can Teach Us About Penn State Football in 2018
Column
Six Lessons Joe Moorhead Can Teach Us About Penn State Football in 2018
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
From coaching and scheming to Trace McSorley and running, a look at the Nittany Lions’ offense and mindset through the lens of its former offensive coordinator. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Way Too Early Schedule Prediction Penn State Football: Way Too Early Schedule Prediction
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you want to talk about stories that absolutely come back to haunt you, it's trying to predict how a season will go, game by game. So if you're looking for ammunition to send my way in the middle of November, well, here you go. [Read More]
P-O Graduate Wins Armed Services Home Run Challenge P-O Graduate Wins Armed Services Home Run Challenge
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G Kerry Webster
Unlike many aspiring young athletes, Philipsburg’s Jacob Hensal never dreamed of playing on a professional baseball diamond. But on Monday, Hensal was thrown into the spotlight on Major League Baseball’s biggest stage, taking part in All-Star Game events at Nationals Park — the home of the Was [Read More]
After Controversial State College Playoff Loss, PIAA Adopts New Pitch Count Rules After Controversial State College Playoff Loss, PIAA Adopts New Pitch Count Rules
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Seven weeks after State College baseball saw its season come to a strange and controversial end in the state playoffs, the PIAA adopted new postseason pitch count rules in hopes of avoiding the situation in the future. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Fisher Named Associate Head Coach Penn State Hockey: Fisher Named Associate Head Coach
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey has promoted assistant coach Keith Fisher to Associate Head Coach the program announced on Wednesday afternoon. [Read More]
Former Penn State Tailback Andre Robinson Transfers to Delaware Former Penn State Tailback Andre Robinson Transfers to Delaware
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Former Penn State running back Andre Robinson has transferred to Delaware after leaving the Nittany Lions' program following the 2017 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: If Trace McSorley Isn't No.1 It Sure Is Close Penn State Football: If Trace McSorley Isn't No.1 It Sure Is Close
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A few thoughts on Trace McSorley and his place in Penn State football history. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley and Miller Hit Watch Lists Penn State Football: McSorley and Miller Hit Watch Lists
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley was named to the preseason watch lists for the Maxwell Award for the National Player of the Year and junior defensive end Shareef Miller earned a spot on the preseason Bednarik Award watch list for the National Defensive Player of the Year, which were revealed M [Read More]
Levi Lamb Day to Recognize Pioneering Penn State Athlete and Fallen Soldier Levi Lamb Day to Recognize Pioneering Penn State Athlete and Fallen Soldier
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Penn State All-Sports Museum and Nittany Lion Club will host Levi Lamb Day on Wednesday, honoring the life and career of the renowned three-sport Nittany Lion athlete who died while serving in World War I. [Read More]

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Dambly Reelected as Penn State Board Chair Dambly Reelected as Penn State Board Chair
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Mark Dambly was elected to a second year as chair of the Penn State Board of Trustees during the board's meeting on Friday at Penn State Berks. [Read More]
Penn State Trustees Approve Tuition Freeze for In-State Undergrads Penn State Trustees Approve Tuition Freeze for In-State Undergrads
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The full Board of Trustees on Friday approved a tuition freeze for Pennsylvania resident undergraduate students as part of a $6.5 billion overall budget for 2018-19. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 20-22 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 20-22
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A beautiful summer weekend is on tap, and there's plenty to get out and enjoy. The Spikes are home for a weekend series with special promotions each night, including two fireworks nights and an appearance by LaVar Arrington. Check out a movie under the stars at Tussey Mountain, celebrate at Black M [Read More]
Six Lessons Joe Moorhead Can Teach Us About Penn State Football in 2018
Column
Six Lessons Joe Moorhead Can Teach Us About Penn State Football in 2018
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
From coaching and scheming to Trace McSorley and running, a look at the Nittany Lions’ offense and mindset through the lens of its former offensive coordinator. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Way Too Early Schedule Prediction Penn State Football: Way Too Early Schedule Prediction
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you want to talk about stories that absolutely come back to haunt you, it's trying to predict how a season will go, game by game. So if you're looking for ammunition to send my way in the middle of November, well, here you go. [Read More]
Planning Moves Forward for West Campus Parking Deck Planning Moves Forward for West Campus Parking Deck
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Efforts to build a new parking deck on Penn State's west campus took a step forward on Thursday as a Board of Trustees committee recommended to the appointment of a design-build team for the project. [Read More]
Global Connections Interpreters Lend a Voice to Those Needing Help Global Connections Interpreters Lend a Voice to Those Needing Help
4 days ago - StateCollege.com
When it comes to serving Centre County’s international population, Global Connections wants to make sure nothing gets lost in the translation. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Fisher Named Associate Head Coach Penn State Hockey: Fisher Named Associate Head Coach
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey has promoted assistant coach Keith Fisher to Associate Head Coach the program announced on Wednesday afternoon. [Read More]
Longtime Penn Stater Magazine Editor to Retire Longtime Penn Stater Magazine Editor to Retire
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Tina Hay will retire after 22 years as editor of The Penn Stater magazine. [Read More]
Trial Date Set for Beta Theta Pi Case Trial Date Set for Beta Theta Pi Case
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A 2019 trial date has been set for former Beta Theta Pi members who were charged following the February 2017 death of fraternity pledge and Penn State sophomore Timothy Piazza. [Read More]
StateCollege.com Columnists
Mike Poorman

For Penn State & Big Ten Football Powers, Stability is the Key to Success

Although James Franklin lost a trio of key assistants, Saquon Barkley and countless defensive starters in the offseason, the infrastructure of his program — and the support system throughout the university — is still intact.

Judy Loy

The Return of Inflation and Rising Interest Rates

Inflation is the rise in prices for goods and services and thus the worth of the currency is falling; inflation can also be described as the decline in purchasing power of a currency. A ‘normal’ inflation rate is part of a healthy economy and the Federal Reserve has as one of its three goals,

Six Lessons Joe Moorhead Can Teach Us About Penn State Football in 2018Mike Poorman

From coaching and scheming to Trace McSorley and running, a look at the Nittany Lions’ offense and mindset through the lens of its former offensive coordinator.

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