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Gov. Wolf's Budget Proposal Could Dramatically Increase Funding to Penn State, SCASD

Gov. Wolf's Budget Proposal Could Dramatically Increase Funding to Penn State, SCASD

- Michael Martin Garrett

“Over the past four years, Pennsylvania took a step in the wrong direction by trying to balance our state budget on the backs of our schools,” Wolf said. “… And that is why the very first thing my budget does is restore the $1 billion in cuts to public education ..."


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Zap Me a Cookie, Would Ya?
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Zap Me a Cookie, Would Ya?
4 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
The beauty of my Coronamatic was that it had a correcting cartridge. When you mistyped, you popped in the correcting cartridge. At the critical moment I ejected the old cartridge, flung it across my bedroom, Frisbee-style, inserted the new one and resumed typing, all in one fluid motion. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Holstrom Likely To Miss Remainder Of Season With Injury Penn State Hockey: Holstrom Likely To Miss Remainder Of Season With Injury
34 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State forward Taylor Holstrom will likely miss the remainder of the season with an unspecified lower body injury according to head coach Guy Gadowsky. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Tuesday, March 3 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Tuesday, March 3
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Winter Storm Advisory in Effect Tuesday, Snow, Sleet Freezing Rain Expected, Significant Snowfall Possible Later Winter Storm Advisory in Effect Tuesday, Snow, Sleet Freezing Rain Expected, Significant Snowfall Possible Later
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
State College continues to get hit by the winter weather whammy. A messy storm will likely create some icy conditions Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday morning. Then it gets interesting -- with up to six inches of snow possible just down the road. [Read More]
Supreme Court Rejects Petition from Centre County District Attorney Supreme Court Rejects Petition from Centre County District Attorney
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“District Attorney Parks Miller is cooperating with the attorney general to the greatest extent possible. She believes crimes have been committed, not by her, but by others trying to harm her, and she wants to help uncover the truth,” Castor says. [Read More]
Public Hearing Set On Proposal for High-Rise Buildings Public Hearing Set On Proposal for High-Rise Buildings
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
“The commission has spent nine months of work in our meetings to date,” LeClear said. “The current ordinance would provide seven floors of student housing and we wanted to look at whether we could have more variety in the uses of floors on that block.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Spring Ball Mailbag, Award Winners In 2015? Penn State Football: Spring Ball Mailbag, Award Winners In 2015?
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Spring practice is almost here, and while the season won't be decided over the span of those few short weeks, it's a good time to start thinking about what lies ahead in 2015. [Read More]
Schlow Library Reopens After Two Week Closure Schlow Library Reopens After Two Week Closure
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
The library has identified several “weak spots” in the piping system and is looking into ways to prevent pipes from freezing again. “I’m just happy the library is open again,” says visiting Penn State scholar and frequent library patron Sam Du. “This is more than just a library, it’s a [Read More]
School District May Employ Tax Relief Program for High School Project Taxes School District May Employ Tax Relief Program for High School Project Taxes
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
SCASD business administrator Randy Brown said homeowners would need to have a household income of $35,000 or less to be eligible to apply. There would also be an age component: anyone 65 or older could apply, as well as any widow or widower at least 50 years old. [Read More]
Section of West College Avenue Closed Tuesday, Detours in Place Section of West College Avenue Closed Tuesday, Detours in Place
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
You might want to budget some extra time for getting around State College. West College Avenue is scheduled to close for several hours, so crews can begin installing a second tower crane at the construction site for the Metropolitan high-rise project. [Read More]

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Zap Me a Cookie, Would Ya?
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Zap Me a Cookie, Would Ya?
4 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
The beauty of my Coronamatic was that it had a correcting cartridge. When you mistyped, you popped in the correcting cartridge. At the critical moment I ejected the old cartridge, flung it across my bedroom, Frisbee-style, inserted the new one and resumed typing, all in one fluid motion. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Tuesday, March 3 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Tuesday, March 3
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Winter Storm Advisory in Effect Tuesday, Snow, Sleet Freezing Rain Expected, Significant Snowfall Possible Later Winter Storm Advisory in Effect Tuesday, Snow, Sleet Freezing Rain Expected, Significant Snowfall Possible Later
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
State College continues to get hit by the winter weather whammy. A messy storm will likely create some icy conditions Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday morning. Then it gets interesting -- with up to six inches of snow possible just down the road. [Read More]
Supreme Court Rejects Petition from Centre County District Attorney Supreme Court Rejects Petition from Centre County District Attorney
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“District Attorney Parks Miller is cooperating with the attorney general to the greatest extent possible. She believes crimes have been committed, not by her, but by others trying to harm her, and she wants to help uncover the truth,” Castor says. [Read More]
Public Hearing Set On Proposal for High-Rise Buildings Public Hearing Set On Proposal for High-Rise Buildings
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
“The commission has spent nine months of work in our meetings to date,” LeClear said. “The current ordinance would provide seven floors of student housing and we wanted to look at whether we could have more variety in the uses of floors on that block.” [Read More]
Schlow Library Reopens After Two Week Closure Schlow Library Reopens After Two Week Closure
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
The library has identified several “weak spots” in the piping system and is looking into ways to prevent pipes from freezing again. “I’m just happy the library is open again,” says visiting Penn State scholar and frequent library patron Sam Du. “This is more than just a library, it’s a [Read More]
School District May Employ Tax Relief Program for High School Project Taxes School District May Employ Tax Relief Program for High School Project Taxes
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
SCASD business administrator Randy Brown said homeowners would need to have a household income of $35,000 or less to be eligible to apply. There would also be an age component: anyone 65 or older could apply, as well as any widow or widower at least 50 years old. [Read More]
Section of West College Avenue Closed Tuesday, Detours in Place Section of West College Avenue Closed Tuesday, Detours in Place
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
You might want to budget some extra time for getting around State College. West College Avenue is scheduled to close for several hours, so crews can begin installing a second tower crane at the construction site for the Metropolitan high-rise project. [Read More]
State Patty's Day Crime Wrap-Up: Fewer Calls, More Arrests & One Taser State Patty's Day Crime Wrap-Up: Fewer Calls, More Arrests & One Taser
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
State College and Penn State police received 367 calls for service, which is down somewhat from last year’s total of 393 calls. However, police made 88 arrests over the weekend, which is up slightly from last year’s total of 86 arrests. [Read More]
Penn State Could See Major Increase in State Funding Under Gov. Tom Wolf's Proposed Budget Penn State Could See Major Increase in State Funding Under Gov. Tom Wolf's Proposed Budget
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
A source close to Gov. Tom Wolf tells StateCollege.com that Wolf will unveil a dramatic increase in state funding when he presents his first budget proposal at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. "This is part of a two year plan to make Penn State whole," after severe budget cuts imposed in recent years. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Holstrom Likely To Miss Remainder Of Season With Injury Penn State Hockey: Holstrom Likely To Miss Remainder Of Season With Injury
34 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State forward Taylor Holstrom will likely miss the remainder of the season with an unspecified lower body injury according to head coach Guy Gadowsky. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Tuesday, March 3 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Tuesday, March 3
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Spring Ball Mailbag, Award Winners In 2015? Penn State Football: Spring Ball Mailbag, Award Winners In 2015?
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Spring practice is almost here, and while the season won't be decided over the span of those few short weeks, it's a good time to start thinking about what lies ahead in 2015. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Injuries To Cut Milley's Career Short Penn State Hockey: Injuries To Cut Milley's Career Short
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I know he gave his absolute best effort to play but his body just didn't comply. He is a great student and will continue to help our program off the ice. I am very impressed with the support of Penn State University in regards to Jonathan's health and commitment to get his degree." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Future Non-Conference Schedules Lack Punch of Big Ten Foes
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Penn State Football: Future Non-Conference Schedules Lack Punch of Big Ten Foes
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“The fans want a winning product, but they also want a challenge and they want some excitement around it,” says athletic director Sandy Barbour, adding they also want to see “...in their home venue a really high-profile team and a high-profile nationally interesting game...” [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Buckeyes Push Past Nittany Lions 5-3 Penn State Hockey: Buckeyes Push Past Nittany Lions 5-3
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Buckeyes out-shot Penn State 44-27 for the game, which included higher shot totals in all three frames (15-10-, 13-12, 16-5). Skoff’s counterpart, Christian Frey, had 24 saves for his seventh win of the year. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Miscue Dooms Nittany Lions In 81-77 Overtime Loss Penn State Basketball: Miscue Dooms Nittany Lions In 81-77 Overtime Loss
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It was a play that essentially ended the game, Iowa taking a three point lead on the next possession and hitting clutch free throws to seal the deal. An 81-77 victory over the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Barbour Support Important As Key Offseason Approaches Penn State Basketball: Barbour Support Important As Key Offseason Approaches
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If he can get back-to-back recruiting classes of note he could be on to something. If the momentum was a flash in the pan, it's anyone's guess what happens next. [Read More]
For the Love of the Game — and Beyond For the Love of the Game — and Beyond
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Chris Morelli
The fee — for a couple of hours of expert instruction — is a mere $20. The proceeds, Shields explains, will go to the Jimmy V Foundation which funds cancer research."Everyone hears about THON around here. This is even bigger and I just wanted to be able to contribute to that," Shields says. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Buckeyes Upend Nittany Lions 5-3 Friday Night Penn State Hockey: Buckeyes Upend Nittany Lions 5-3 Friday Night
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State scored 31 seconds into Friday night's contest but couldn't overcome mistakes and penalties as the Buckeyes capitalized for a 5-3 victory on Friday night. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Holstrom Likely To Miss Remainder Of Season With Injury Penn State Hockey: Holstrom Likely To Miss Remainder Of Season With Injury
34 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State forward Taylor Holstrom will likely miss the remainder of the season with an unspecified lower body injury according to head coach Guy Gadowsky. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Tuesday, March 3 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Tuesday, March 3
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Spring Ball Mailbag, Award Winners In 2015? Penn State Football: Spring Ball Mailbag, Award Winners In 2015?
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Spring practice is almost here, and while the season won't be decided over the span of those few short weeks, it's a good time to start thinking about what lies ahead in 2015. [Read More]
State Patty's Day Crime Wrap-Up: Fewer Calls, More Arrests & One Taser State Patty's Day Crime Wrap-Up: Fewer Calls, More Arrests & One Taser
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
State College and Penn State police received 367 calls for service, which is down somewhat from last year’s total of 393 calls. However, police made 88 arrests over the weekend, which is up slightly from last year’s total of 86 arrests. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Injuries To Cut Milley's Career Short Penn State Hockey: Injuries To Cut Milley's Career Short
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I know he gave his absolute best effort to play but his body just didn't comply. He is a great student and will continue to help our program off the ice. I am very impressed with the support of Penn State University in regards to Jonathan's health and commitment to get his degree." [Read More]
Penn State Could See Major Increase in State Funding Under Gov. Tom Wolf's Proposed Budget Penn State Could See Major Increase in State Funding Under Gov. Tom Wolf's Proposed Budget
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
A source close to Gov. Tom Wolf tells StateCollege.com that Wolf will unveil a dramatic increase in state funding when he presents his first budget proposal at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. "This is part of a two year plan to make Penn State whole," after severe budget cuts imposed in recent years. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Buckeyes Push Past Nittany Lions 5-3 Penn State Hockey: Buckeyes Push Past Nittany Lions 5-3
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Buckeyes out-shot Penn State 44-27 for the game, which included higher shot totals in all three frames (15-10-, 13-12, 16-5). Skoff’s counterpart, Christian Frey, had 24 saves for his seventh win of the year. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Miscue Dooms Nittany Lions In 81-77 Overtime Loss Penn State Basketball: Miscue Dooms Nittany Lions In 81-77 Overtime Loss
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It was a play that essentially ended the game, Iowa taking a three point lead on the next possession and hitting clutch free throws to seal the deal. An 81-77 victory over the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Sen. George Mitchell Releases Quarterly Report, Resigns From Post Sen. George Mitchell Releases Quarterly Report, Resigns From Post
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ted Hozza
"This has been a challenging time for everyone involved," Mitchell says. "But I believe that as a result of this process Penn State will emerge better and stronger than ever." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Barbour Support Important As Key Offseason Approaches Penn State Basketball: Barbour Support Important As Key Offseason Approaches
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If he can get back-to-back recruiting classes of note he could be on to something. If the momentum was a flash in the pan, it's anyone's guess what happens next. [Read More]
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Russell Frank

Zap Me a Cookie, Would Ya?

The beauty of my Coronamatic was that it had a correcting cartridge. When you mistyped, you popped in the correcting cartridge. At the critical moment I ejected the old cartridge, flung it across my bedroom, Frisbee-style, inserted the new one and resumed typing, all in one fluid motion.

Patty Kleban

The Celebrity Addiction to Fame, A 'Pitiful' Issue

It isn't an awards show without Kanye West stepping on stage to put his name out in front of the real winner. His in-laws, the notorious Kardashian family, have made an industry out of bad press. Miley Cyrus. Lindsay Lohan. A fading actress or actor is "shocked" by the release of a sex tape.

Penn State Football: Future Non-Conference Schedules Lack Punch of Big Ten FoesMike Poorman

“The fans want a winning product, but they also want a challenge and they want some excitement around it,” says athletic director Sandy Barbour, adding they also want to see “...in their home venue a really high-profile team and a high-profile nationally interesting game...”

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