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School Board Considers Extended Elementary School Day Proposal

School Board Considers Extended Elementary School Day Proposal

- Geoff Rushton

The State College Area School Board on Monday discussed a proposal that would extend the elementary school day and shift times for the middle and high school days.


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Ayron Monroe Caps Off Strong Spring with Head-Turning Blue-White Performance Ayron Monroe Caps Off Strong Spring with Head-Turning Blue-White Performance
19 hours 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
21 hours 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]
Police Say Drunk Woman Assaulted Officers Police Say Drunk Woman Assaulted Officers
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A Penn State student is facing charges after police say she kicked two officers and resisted arrest while intoxicated. [Read More]
No. 9 Penn State Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Rutgers No. 9 Penn State Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Rutgers
1 day 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]
'Paranormal State' Star Faces Simple Assault Charge 'Paranormal State' Star Faces Simple Assault Charge
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Ryan Buell, who founded Penn State's Paranormal Research Society and starred in the reality television series Paranormal State, is again facing legal trouble after an alleged domestic assault in State College. [Read More]
Man Taken to Hospital After Assault Man Taken to Hospital After Assault
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
State College Police are investigating an assault that sent a man to the hospital. [Read More]
Painting for a Cause
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Painting for a Cause
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
State College artist Jennifer Shuey's work showcases the natural landscapes of Central Pennsylvania, and part of the proceeds from sales of her paintings is going toward helping to restore and preserve natural resources. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 5-Star DE Commit Micah Parsons Opens Recruitment Penn State Football: 5-Star DE Commit Micah Parsons Opens Recruitment
2 days 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]
Penn State Increases Security After Invasion of Privacy Reports Penn State Increases Security After Invasion of Privacy Reports
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
University Police have increased patrols and surveillance after two reports last week that an unknown individual photographed or filmed students in a residence hall shower. [Read More]
Why Tommy Stevens Stays, And Why Penn State Fans Should Hope He Continues To Why Tommy Stevens Stays, And Why Penn State Fans Should Hope He Continues To
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"A lot of it had to do with the guys around me," Stevens said on Saturday. "Top to bottom the coaching staff, friends, I love this place, I've had a lot of good times, my friends are here, I love these coaches so ultimately I think this is still the best place for me." [Read More]

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Painting for a Cause
Video
Painting for a Cause
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
State College artist Jennifer Shuey's work showcases the natural landscapes of Central Pennsylvania, and part of the proceeds from sales of her paintings is going toward helping to restore and preserve natural resources. [Read More]
Gamble Mill Coming Back to Life Soon on Bellefonte Waterfront Gamble Mill Coming Back to Life Soon on Bellefonte Waterfront
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster
The dormant Gamble Mill restaurant in Bellefonte is getting new life as the closing on the sale of the former grist mill nears. [Read More]
EcoPalooza to Feature Live Music, Art Displays at Penn State EcoPalooza to Feature Live Music, Art Displays at Penn State
3 days ago - StateCollege.com
Eco Action, Penn State’s oldest environmental club, will host EcoPalooza, in celebration of Earth Day, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday on the HUB lawn. [Read More]
Progress Continues on State High Project
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Progress Continues on State High Project
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Nearly two full years into work on the new State College Area High School, construction is progressing on pace and is months away from a major milestone. [Read More]
Blue-White Weekend Boosts Area Businesses Blue-White Weekend Boosts Area Businesses
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Nittany Lion fans are roaring into town this weekend for Saturday's Blue-White Game and surrounding festivities. State College area businesses, meanwhile, are hoping those fans will be making a stop at their stores and restaurants. [Read More]
Activist, Actress Laverne Cox Shares Her Story at Eisenhower Auditorium Activist, Actress Laverne Cox Shares Her Story at Eisenhower Auditorium
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Janelle Rothacker
Laverne Cox spoke in Penn State's Eisenhower Auditorium Thursday night, focusing on her journey as a transgender woman of color while keeping the presentation light-hearted with humor. [Read More]
TGIF: Blue-White Weekend Events for April 21-23 TGIF: Blue-White Weekend Events for April 21-23
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Blue-White Game and its surrounding activities will draw many to town, but there is much more on tap as well, including live music, performing arts, sports, and Earth Day events. [Read More]
'Truth Moves' Showcases Work of Penn State Dance Program 'Truth Moves' Showcases Work of Penn State Dance Program
4 days ago - StateCollege.com
“Truth Moves,” a concert of contemporary dance showcasing the work of the Penn State Dance Program, will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in the Playhouse Theatre. [Read More]
'Canstruction' Event Under Way to Benefit State College Food Bank 'Canstruction' Event Under Way to Benefit State College Food Bank
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Six teams of volunteers were busy designing and building in the middle of the Nittany Mall on Thursday. Their building materials? Cans of food. [Read More]
From Hacksaw Jim Duggan to Conspiracy Theories Night, Spikes Announce Promotions, Appearances for 2017 From Hacksaw Jim Duggan to Conspiracy Theories Night, Spikes Announce Promotions, Appearances for 2017
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The defending New York Penn League champion State College Spikes will return to action in June at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, and the St. Louis Cardinals short-season A affiliate once again has a home slate packed with promotions, giveaways and special appearances. [Read More]

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Ayron Monroe Caps Off Strong Spring with Head-Turning Blue-White Performance Ayron Monroe Caps Off Strong Spring with Head-Turning Blue-White Performance
19 hours 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
21 hours 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
1 day 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
2 days 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]
Blue-White Scratches Show Penn State's Healthy Itch to Succeed
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Blue-White Scratches Show Penn State's Healthy Itch to Succeed
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The MIA list for PSU and CJF on Saturday for the Nittany Lions’ Blue-White Game was substantial. And it wasn’t just for starters. [Read More]
Why Tommy Stevens Stays, And Why Penn State Fans Should Hope He Continues To Why Tommy Stevens Stays, And Why Penn State Fans Should Hope He Continues To
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"A lot of it had to do with the guys around me," Stevens said on Saturday. "Top to bottom the coaching staff, friends, I love this place, I've had a lot of good times, my friends are here, I love these coaches so ultimately I think this is still the best place for me." [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Spring Ends, Downfield Threat Still A Question, But Not An Urgent One Penn State Football: As Spring Ends, Downfield Threat Still A Question, But Not An Urgent One
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"A guy like Allen Robinson that could make big time plays," James Franklin said after the game Saturday. "I have watched the tapes. How many times did that guy go up in double coverage and come down with the ball? He is still doing it." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue Wins 26-0 In Spring Scrimmage Penn State Football: Blue Wins 26-0 In Spring Scrimmage
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The most noteworthy aspect of Penn State's annual spring game was that it happened, and all things considered that's good news for a Nittany Lion team with Top 10 aspirations and Heisman level talent heading into the offseason. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four-Star OT Joins 2018 Class Penn State Football: Four-Star OT Joins 2018 Class
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has landed one of its top targets on offense in the recruiting Class of 2018. [Read More]
Blue-White Weekend Boosts Area Businesses Blue-White Weekend Boosts Area Businesses
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Nittany Lion fans are roaring into town this weekend for Saturday's Blue-White Game and surrounding festivities. State College area businesses, meanwhile, are hoping those fans will be making a stop at their stores and restaurants. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Michigan The Hot Ticket Early On Secondary Market Penn State Football: Michigan The Hot Ticket Early On Secondary Market
21 hours 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]
Penn State Football: 5-Star DE Commit Micah Parsons Opens Recruitment Penn State Football: 5-Star DE Commit Micah Parsons Opens Recruitment
2 days 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]
Blue-White Scratches Show Penn State's Healthy Itch to Succeed
Column
Blue-White Scratches Show Penn State's Healthy Itch to Succeed
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The MIA list for PSU and CJF on Saturday for the Nittany Lions’ Blue-White Game was substantial. And it wasn’t just for starters. [Read More]
Penn State Increases Security After Invasion of Privacy Reports Penn State Increases Security After Invasion of Privacy Reports
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
University Police have increased patrols and surveillance after two reports last week that an unknown individual photographed or filmed students in a residence hall shower. [Read More]
Why Tommy Stevens Stays, And Why Penn State Fans Should Hope He Continues To Why Tommy Stevens Stays, And Why Penn State Fans Should Hope He Continues To
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"A lot of it had to do with the guys around me," Stevens said on Saturday. "Top to bottom the coaching staff, friends, I love this place, I've had a lot of good times, my friends are here, I love these coaches so ultimately I think this is still the best place for me." [Read More]
Energy Days Conference Aims to Provide Innovative Solutions to Energy Challenges Energy Days Conference Aims to Provide Innovative Solutions to Energy Challenges
2 days ago - StateCollege.com
To help identify and address the energy challenges facing society, Penn State will be hosting the second annual Energy Days conference on May 22 and 23 at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. The conference is free and open to the public. [Read More]
Penn State Homecoming 2017 Logo Revealed Penn State Homecoming 2017 Logo Revealed
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Every year at halftime of the Blue-White game, the Penn State Homecoming Executive Committee releases its logo for the coming fall’s festivities. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Spring Ends, Downfield Threat Still A Question, But Not An Urgent One Penn State Football: As Spring Ends, Downfield Threat Still A Question, But Not An Urgent One
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"A guy like Allen Robinson that could make big time plays," James Franklin said after the game Saturday. "I have watched the tapes. How many times did that guy go up in double coverage and come down with the ball? He is still doing it." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue Wins 26-0 In Spring Scrimmage Penn State Football: Blue Wins 26-0 In Spring Scrimmage
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The most noteworthy aspect of Penn State's annual spring game was that it happened, and all things considered that's good news for a Nittany Lion team with Top 10 aspirations and Heisman level talent heading into the offseason. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four-Star OT Joins 2018 Class Penn State Football: Four-Star OT Joins 2018 Class
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has landed one of its top targets on offense in the recruiting Class of 2018. [Read More]
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John Hook

Remembering Where You Are

On Saturday night while Penn State football fans had either gone home or were celebrating around Happy Valley and enjoying Blue-White weekend, we were driving back on Interstate 80 from a youth soccer game in New Jersey, and were reminded how isolated our little chunk of paradise is here in the shad

Mike Poorman

Blue-White Scratches Show Penn State's Healthy Itch to Succeed

The MIA list for PSU and CJF on Saturday for the Nittany Lions’ Blue-White Game was substantial. And it wasn’t just for starters.

Penn State Football: Tommy Stevens Will Be Yuuuge in the Blue-White GameMike Poorman

James Franklin won't make the same mistake twice, one year removed. So expect quarterback Tommy Stevens to get a lot more than five snaps with the first team. James owes him one.

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