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Council Vote Paves Way 11-Story Buildings on East College Amid Controversy

Council Vote Paves Way 11-Story Buildings on East College Amid Controversy

- Zach Berger

"I think there’s a lost opportunity to bring the community together around a more positive vision of how we can develop the town," resident David Stone says. "Unfortunately, that didn’t happen and we’re just considering one block here."


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Pair of Penn Staters Victorious In United States' World Cup Rout Pair of Penn Staters Victorious In United States' World Cup Rout
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"I'm not usually a big soccer guy. I really only watch the World Cup when its going on," says Marc Buchanan, enjoying a plate of chicken wings during the match. "With the Penn State girls in the game, I figured I'd come down and watch." [Read More]
Universal Design: Building a Foundation for People With Disabilities Universal Design: Building a Foundation for People With Disabilities
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
According to the US Census Bureau one in five Americans between the ages of 16 and 64 has a disabling condition. Only 12 percent of those conditions involve a person requiring the use of a wheelchair. Like the veteran with post-traumatic stress, many disabilities are invisible. [Read More]
The Image Maker: Meet the Designer Behind Those Iconic Arts Fest Posters The Image Maker: Meet the Designer Behind Those Iconic Arts Fest Posters
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Thousands and thousands of posters have been given away over the years. One turned up at a cocktail party in Jacksonville. “Right behind the commode there’s a poster from the Arts Festival,” he says. “And I thought, ‘At last, success!’” [Read More]
Maryland Teams Dominate Penn State, Rutgers First Year in the Big Ten Conference
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Maryland Teams Dominate Penn State, Rutgers First Year in the Big Ten Conference
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The Terrapins were 28-9 overall against their closest Big Ten Conference rivals, including a 5-1 record in the Big Two revenue-producing sports -- football and men’s basketball -- while both PSU and Rutgers were 2-4. [Read More]
Krieger, Naeher, America Advance To World Cup Final For Rematch With Japan Krieger, Naeher, America Advance To World Cup Final For Rematch With Japan
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Doug Leeson
Four years ago, Team USA was bested in penalty kicks despite the best efforts of, among others, former Penn Stater Ali Krieger. This time, Krieger and her team have been playing lights-out en route to the final and are sure to have the last Cup’s defeat on the forefront of their minds. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whatever emotions are attached to getting this far for Newbill, after months of extra practices and working out with 14 NBA teams he finally gets a chance to play again. This time in a different jersey, that of the Los Angeles Clippers during Summer League play in Orlando. [Read More]
Arts Fest to Transform State College into a Living Museum Arts Fest to Transform State College into a Living Museum
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“We’re going to have 300 artists here who all make and sell their own work,” says Arts Fest executive director Rick Bryant. “Call me old fashioned, but I’d rather drink out of a mug made with care with a story behind it instead of something that came from a factory somewhere.” [Read More]
Hate the Fire, Love the Fighting: Reflections of a 50 Year Alpha Fire Veteran Hate the Fire, Love the Fighting: Reflections of a 50 Year Alpha Fire Veteran
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I knew there was nothing I could have done,” Markle says, his shoulders stopped and his voice heavy. “The Thursday before the fire, my wife and I went to church and we sat two rows behind them at the service.” [Read More]
To Your Health: Decision to Donate Cord Blood Can Help Save Lives
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To Your Health: Decision to Donate Cord Blood Can Help Save Lives
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Theodore Hovick
July is recognized as Cord Blood Awareness Month. Cord blood is the blood that is left over from the umbilical cord and the placenta after giving birth. This blood is rich in stem cells and has been proven to aid in treating cancers such as leukemia or lymphoma. [Read More]
4thFest Excites & Delights With Fireworks, Music & Fun 4thFest Excites & Delights With Fireworks, Music & Fun
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I’ve watched it from afar, but I’ve never been this close before,” says State College resident James Brennan, who looked on from the VIP section where you could see the rockets lighting in the field. “It was amazing. You really feel like you’re in the fireworks.” [Read More]

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Pair of Penn Staters Victorious In United States' World Cup Rout Pair of Penn Staters Victorious In United States' World Cup Rout
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"I'm not usually a big soccer guy. I really only watch the World Cup when its going on," says Marc Buchanan, enjoying a plate of chicken wings during the match. "With the Penn State girls in the game, I figured I'd come down and watch." [Read More]
Universal Design: Building a Foundation for People With Disabilities Universal Design: Building a Foundation for People With Disabilities
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
According to the US Census Bureau one in five Americans between the ages of 16 and 64 has a disabling condition. Only 12 percent of those conditions involve a person requiring the use of a wheelchair. Like the veteran with post-traumatic stress, many disabilities are invisible. [Read More]
The Image Maker: Meet the Designer Behind Those Iconic Arts Fest Posters The Image Maker: Meet the Designer Behind Those Iconic Arts Fest Posters
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Thousands and thousands of posters have been given away over the years. One turned up at a cocktail party in Jacksonville. “Right behind the commode there’s a poster from the Arts Festival,” he says. “And I thought, ‘At last, success!’” [Read More]
Arts Fest to Transform State College into a Living Museum Arts Fest to Transform State College into a Living Museum
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“We’re going to have 300 artists here who all make and sell their own work,” says Arts Fest executive director Rick Bryant. “Call me old fashioned, but I’d rather drink out of a mug made with care with a story behind it instead of something that came from a factory somewhere.” [Read More]
Hate the Fire, Love the Fighting: Reflections of a 50 Year Alpha Fire Veteran Hate the Fire, Love the Fighting: Reflections of a 50 Year Alpha Fire Veteran
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I knew there was nothing I could have done,” Markle says, his shoulders stopped and his voice heavy. “The Thursday before the fire, my wife and I went to church and we sat two rows behind them at the service.” [Read More]
To Your Health: Decision to Donate Cord Blood Can Help Save Lives
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To Your Health: Decision to Donate Cord Blood Can Help Save Lives
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Theodore Hovick
July is recognized as Cord Blood Awareness Month. Cord blood is the blood that is left over from the umbilical cord and the placenta after giving birth. This blood is rich in stem cells and has been proven to aid in treating cancers such as leukemia or lymphoma. [Read More]
4thFest Excites & Delights With Fireworks, Music & Fun 4thFest Excites & Delights With Fireworks, Music & Fun
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I’ve watched it from afar, but I’ve never been this close before,” says State College resident James Brennan, who looked on from the VIP section where you could see the rockets lighting in the field. “It was amazing. You really feel like you’re in the fireworks.” [Read More]
Independence Day Parades Light Up Downtown
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Independence Day Parades Light Up Downtown
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I think it’s really nice they recognize ordinary people who are heroes,” Marian Ruck says. “It’s that sort of thing that keeps us coming back here. State College has everything you need, and it still has that friendly, small-town feel.” [Read More]
Song and Dance: Planning 4thFest Fireworks Choreography is Year-Round Affair Song and Dance: Planning 4thFest Fireworks Choreography is Year-Round Affair
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I don’t think anyone really has a good idea how much work does go into this, and what it takes to do a show like this,” says pyrotechnics committee co-chair Matthew Lindenberg. “But to see it in real life is something else. It’s very humbling to see it come to fruition." [Read More]
Fireworks Safety Concerns Erupt Ahead of Independence Day Fireworks Safety Concerns Erupt Ahead of Independence Day
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
As is the case with many of exciting activities, fireworks come with a level of danger. "Obviously the whole reason they’re illegal is because of injuries they cause," says lieutenant Keith Robb. "I think the rule of thumb is if there’s an explosion like a loud bang, it’s illegal." [Read More]

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Pair of Penn Staters Victorious In United States' World Cup Rout Pair of Penn Staters Victorious In United States' World Cup Rout
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"I'm not usually a big soccer guy. I really only watch the World Cup when its going on," says Marc Buchanan, enjoying a plate of chicken wings during the match. "With the Penn State girls in the game, I figured I'd come down and watch." [Read More]
Maryland Teams Dominate Penn State, Rutgers First Year in the Big Ten Conference
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Maryland Teams Dominate Penn State, Rutgers First Year in the Big Ten Conference
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The Terrapins were 28-9 overall against their closest Big Ten Conference rivals, including a 5-1 record in the Big Two revenue-producing sports -- football and men’s basketball -- while both PSU and Rutgers were 2-4. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whatever emotions are attached to getting this far for Newbill, after months of extra practices and working out with 14 NBA teams he finally gets a chance to play again. This time in a different jersey, that of the Los Angeles Clippers during Summer League play in Orlando. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shoop Tries Hand In Spikes Broadcast Booth Penn State Football: Shoop Tries Hand In Spikes Broadcast Booth
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Normally Shoop enjoys watching the games he coaches from the press box. He likes the view it give him of the game as it unfolds, seeing it play out like the film he watches every week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As You Might Imagine, John Urschel Isn't Your Normal 24-Year Old
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Penn State Football: As You Might Imagine, John Urschel Isn't Your Normal 24-Year Old
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It comes as no surprise to anyone that former Nittany Lion turned Baltimore Raven, John Urschel has led a life a little different than the rest of us. [Read More]
As McGloin Starts Year 3 in the NFL, He's Still the Constant Amidst Change
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As McGloin Starts Year 3 in the NFL, He's Still the Constant Amidst Change
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The former Penn State quarterback enters his third season in the NFL. And in that time he has seen Oakland Raider quarterbacks like Terrelle Pryor, Matt Flynn, Matt Schaub, Tyler Wilson and Trent Edwards come. And go. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Former Nittany Lion Assistant And Virginia Tech Athletic Director Jim Weaver Passes Away Penn State Athletics: Former Nittany Lion Assistant And Virginia Tech Athletic Director Jim Weaver Passes Away
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State football player and assistant coach and long-time Virginia Tech Athletic Director Jim Weaver passed away Thursday morning in Blacksburg, Va. He was 70. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Talent Back En Route To Happy Valley Penn State Football: Talent Back En Route To Happy Valley
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's recruiting success is easy to see. Four-star recruits have committed one after another for just over a month now. Momentum is the name of the game and the Nittany Lions have it. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Thursday Mailbag: Breneman, Fundamentals and Realignment Penn State Football: Thursday Mailbag: Breneman, Fundamentals and Realignment
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's Thursday and that means another chance to answer some reader questions as we take on the mailbag. This week Christian Hackenberg's fundamentals, Adam Breneman's health and the Big Ten conference come into question. [Read More]
New Hype Video Ramps Up Excitement For Penn State Football New Hype Video Ramps Up Excitement For Penn State Football
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Mike Reisman
The video includes most of the highlights from James Franklin’s first year with a strong emphasis on recruiting. Throw in some great crowd shots from last year’s White Out against Ohio State, some slow-mo clips of big hits, and of course, some Sam Ficken game winners. [Read More]

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Pair of Penn Staters Victorious In United States' World Cup Rout Pair of Penn Staters Victorious In United States' World Cup Rout
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"I'm not usually a big soccer guy. I really only watch the World Cup when its going on," says Marc Buchanan, enjoying a plate of chicken wings during the match. "With the Penn State girls in the game, I figured I'd come down and watch." [Read More]
The Image Maker: Meet the Designer Behind Those Iconic Arts Fest Posters The Image Maker: Meet the Designer Behind Those Iconic Arts Fest Posters
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Thousands and thousands of posters have been given away over the years. One turned up at a cocktail party in Jacksonville. “Right behind the commode there’s a poster from the Arts Festival,” he says. “And I thought, ‘At last, success!’” [Read More]
Maryland Teams Dominate Penn State, Rutgers First Year in the Big Ten Conference
Column
Maryland Teams Dominate Penn State, Rutgers First Year in the Big Ten Conference
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The Terrapins were 28-9 overall against their closest Big Ten Conference rivals, including a 5-1 record in the Big Two revenue-producing sports -- football and men’s basketball -- while both PSU and Rutgers were 2-4. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whatever emotions are attached to getting this far for Newbill, after months of extra practices and working out with 14 NBA teams he finally gets a chance to play again. This time in a different jersey, that of the Los Angeles Clippers during Summer League play in Orlando. [Read More]
Arts Fest to Transform State College into a Living Museum Arts Fest to Transform State College into a Living Museum
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“We’re going to have 300 artists here who all make and sell their own work,” says Arts Fest executive director Rick Bryant. “Call me old fashioned, but I’d rather drink out of a mug made with care with a story behind it instead of something that came from a factory somewhere.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shoop Tries Hand In Spikes Broadcast Booth Penn State Football: Shoop Tries Hand In Spikes Broadcast Booth
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Normally Shoop enjoys watching the games he coaches from the press box. He likes the view it give him of the game as it unfolds, seeing it play out like the film he watches every week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As You Might Imagine, John Urschel Isn't Your Normal 24-Year Old
Video
Penn State Football: As You Might Imagine, John Urschel Isn't Your Normal 24-Year Old
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It comes as no surprise to anyone that former Nittany Lion turned Baltimore Raven, John Urschel has led a life a little different than the rest of us. [Read More]
As McGloin Starts Year 3 in the NFL, He's Still the Constant Amidst Change
Column
As McGloin Starts Year 3 in the NFL, He's Still the Constant Amidst Change
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The former Penn State quarterback enters his third season in the NFL. And in that time he has seen Oakland Raider quarterbacks like Terrelle Pryor, Matt Flynn, Matt Schaub, Tyler Wilson and Trent Edwards come. And go. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Talent Back En Route To Happy Valley Penn State Football: Talent Back En Route To Happy Valley
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's recruiting success is easy to see. Four-star recruits have committed one after another for just over a month now. Momentum is the name of the game and the Nittany Lions have it. [Read More]
New Judge Issues First Order in Spanier-Freeh Lawsuit New Judge Issues First Order in Spanier-Freeh Lawsuit
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Lebanon County Court of Common Pleas Senior Judge Robert Eby has been appointed by the Administrative Office of the Pennsylvania Courts to specially preside over the defamation lawsuit Spanier is waging against Freeh. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Maryland Teams Dominate Penn State, Rutgers First Year in the Big Ten Conference

The Terrapins were 28-9 overall against their closest Big Ten Conference rivals, including a 5-1 record in the Big Two revenue-producing sports -- football and men’s basketball -- while both PSU and Rutgers were 2-4.

Theodore Hovick

To Your Health: Decision to Donate Cord Blood Can Help Save Lives

July is recognized as Cord Blood Awareness Month. Cord blood is the blood that is left over from the umbilical cord and the placenta after giving birth. This blood is rich in stem cells and has been proven to aid in treating cancers such as leukemia or lymphoma.

Central PA 4th Fest: A TraditionConnie Cousins

Since 1927, there has been a Fourth of July celebration in Centre County, according to the 4thFest website. At that time the Alpha Fire Company put on a carnival that continued, along with a parade, for the next 50 years. The State College Sunrise Kiwanis Club kept it going through the 1990s.

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