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Meeting to Focus on Opioid Prevention, Education

Meeting to Focus on Opioid Prevention, Education

- Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster

The growing crises of substance abuse is reaching unprecedented levels across the nation, and Centre County, as rural as it is, is beginning to be ravaged by what Mount Nittany Health is calling one of the most pressing health issues affecting our community.


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Penn State Sets Tuition, $5.1 Billion Budget for 2016-17 Penn State Sets Tuition, $5.1 Billion Budget for 2016-17
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
After holding tuition flat for in-state undergraduate students a year ago, Penn State's Board of Trustees voted Friday to increase tuition at some of the university's campuses, including University Park. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Will Reportedly Host Michigan State At The Palestra Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Will Reportedly Host Michigan State At The Palestra
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will turn a home game into a neutral site contest this January as the Nittany Lions will reportedly host Michigan State at the Palestra in Philadelphia this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Impressed By Miles Sanders Penn State Football: Barkley Impressed By Miles Sanders
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's safe to assume that Saquon Barkley isn't overly worried about losing his starting job to anyone, let alone a freshman. But it's also safe to assume that Barkley isn't taking any chances [Read More]
Ferguson Township Police Warn Against Phone Scams Ferguson Township Police Warn Against Phone Scams
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Ferguson Township Police say they have been receiving continuing reports from residents about scam attempts by phone, email and text message. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 22-24 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 22-24
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Festival weekend is in the rearview mirror until next year, but that doesn't mean there isn't plenty to see and do around Happy Valley this weekend. [Read More]
Group Looks to Fight Heroin Scourge Group Looks to Fight Heroin Scourge
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Chris Morelli
Andy Moir is on a mission. As the Director of Operations for United Against Heroin Addiction in Centre County, he's trying to get the word out about the dangers of heroin addiction and what can be done to combat it. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gaia Accustomed to Playing with One Hand Behind his Back
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Penn State Football: Gaia Accustomed to Playing with One Hand Behind his Back
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
After switching from defense to offense midway through his career, Brian Gaia is now making another big transition for the Nittany Lions. So far, it’s been a snap. [Read More]
Coroner Releases Cause of Death in June Plane Crash Coroner Releases Cause of Death in June Plane Crash
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County Coroner Scott Sayers on Thursday released the cause of death of the two victims in a fatal plane crash last month near University Park Airport. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley, The Best Of What College Football Can Offer Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley, The Best Of What College Football Can Offer
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"When you look back on it, my life did change a lot." Barkley said as he dug through one of his pockets, taking out his phone and putting it on a table next to a Sugar Bowl trophy. [Read More]
University Proposes Names for Two New Residence Halls University Proposes Names for Two New Residence Halls
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Lexi Shimkonis , StateCollege.com staff
A former governor and a pioneering instructor would be honored with the naming of the new dorms. [Read More]

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Penn State Sets Tuition, $5.1 Billion Budget for 2016-17 Penn State Sets Tuition, $5.1 Billion Budget for 2016-17
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
After holding tuition flat for in-state undergraduate students a year ago, Penn State's Board of Trustees voted Friday to increase tuition at some of the university's campuses, including University Park. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 22-24 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 22-24
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Festival weekend is in the rearview mirror until next year, but that doesn't mean there isn't plenty to see and do around Happy Valley this weekend. [Read More]
Festivals Produce Big Recycling Numbers Festivals Produce Big Recycling Numbers
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Well more than a ton of organic waste and recyclable materials was collected July 14-17 from the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts in State College and People's Choice Festival in Boalsburg. [Read More]
Lift for Life 2016 Raises $73,000 for Uplifting Athletes Lift for Life 2016 Raises $73,000 for Uplifting Athletes
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, David Abruzesse
Another year, another successful weekend of fundraising for Penn State’s Uplifting Athletes chapter at Lift For Life. [Read More]
Getting Older in Happy Valley
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Getting Older in Happy Valley
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
Retirement. Having these conversations got me to thinking how that concept applies in our beautiful Happy Valley, because the conversations about it that I have with people who live and work outside of our favorite hometown are decidedly different from the conversations I have with fellow Valley fol [Read More]
Penn State Libraries Offer Space to Watch Convention Coverage Penn State Libraries Offer Space to Watch Convention Coverage
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
With the Republican National Convention getting under way this week and Cleveland and the Democrats taking the spotlight next week in Philadelphia, Penn State University Libraries is offering the local community a place to gather to watch the extensive coverage of the parties' presidential conventi [Read More]
On Center: Shadowland On Center: Shadowland
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Mark Rafacz, Town&Gown
Life for a teenager is often awkward. In Shadowland, Pilobolus Dance Theater's newest production, it’s also surreal. Shadowland, coming to Penn State's Eisenhower Auditorium Oct. 18, incorporates multiple moving screens of different sizes and shapes to create a performance that merges projected [Read More]
Pokemon Go Or Pokemon No?
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Pokemon Go Or Pokemon No?
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Given that my last memories of Pokemon were of my 7-year-old son collecting cards and playing some kind of game with his friend, I figured I had to find out what this new craze is all about. It turns out that, just like anything in life, there are some good and bad things that go along with Pokémon [Read More]
Nittany Valley Society: One-Room Schools Bring History Alive
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Nittany Valley Society: One-Room Schools Bring History Alive
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Chris Buchignani, Town&Gown
For those seeking to better understand the story of our place, two local one-room school houses offer a more hands-on approach for encountering heritage, a chance to directly show residents a piece of their history. [Read More]
The Avid Gardener: Yes, You Can Eat Those Flowers
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The Avid Gardener: Yes, You Can Eat Those Flowers
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Lora Gauss
This sunny season, many gardeners harness the bold colors and tastes of some summer blooms to enliven their otherwise ordinary culinary presentations. [Read More]

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Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Will Reportedly Host Michigan State At The Palestra Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Will Reportedly Host Michigan State At The Palestra
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will turn a home game into a neutral site contest this January as the Nittany Lions will reportedly host Michigan State at the Palestra in Philadelphia this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Impressed By Miles Sanders Penn State Football: Barkley Impressed By Miles Sanders
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's safe to assume that Saquon Barkley isn't overly worried about losing his starting job to anyone, let alone a freshman. But it's also safe to assume that Barkley isn't taking any chances [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gaia Accustomed to Playing with One Hand Behind his Back
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Penn State Football: Gaia Accustomed to Playing with One Hand Behind his Back
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
After switching from defense to offense midway through his career, Brian Gaia is now making another big transition for the Nittany Lions. So far, it’s been a snap. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley, The Best Of What College Football Can Offer Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley, The Best Of What College Football Can Offer
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"When you look back on it, my life did change a lot." Barkley said as he dug through one of his pockets, taking out his phone and putting it on a table next to a Sugar Bowl trophy. [Read More]
Sandy Barbour Talks Beaver Stadium Renovations, Capacity Change And More Sandy Barbour Talks Beaver Stadium Renovations, Capacity Change And More
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Whether it’s increased expenses or decreased revenues that we’re still trying to recoup, we’re about 15 million real dollars behind where we were five years ago, so whatever the incremental is with the Big Ten media rights money, that just helps us get back to whole." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Linebacker Faison-Walden Tabs Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Linebacker Faison-Walden Tabs Nittany Lions
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's dry spell on the recruiting trail finally ended on Wednesday as North Carolina linebacker prospect Brelin Faison-Walden made his decision public at his announcement ceremony. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Face Duquesne Nov. 13 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Face Duquesne Nov. 13
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Duquesne will meet on the hardwood for the seventh consecutive season, the Nittany Lions will host The Dukes on Nov. 13 with a tip time still to be announced. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Soccer Introduces New Nike Kits Penn State Women's Soccer Introduces New Nike Kits
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State, fresh off its first national championship in program history, unveiled new uniforms for 2016. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Moorhead Named To Fordham Athletic Hall Of Fame Penn State Football: Moorhead Named To Fordham Athletic Hall Of Fame
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead added another bit of prestige to his coaching resume as it was announced on Monday that Fordham University, Moorhead’s alma mater and where he most recently was head coach, will honor Moorhead in the school’s Athletic Hall Of Fame. [Read More]
Lift for Life 2016 Raises $73,000 for Uplifting Athletes Lift for Life 2016 Raises $73,000 for Uplifting Athletes
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, David Abruzesse
Another year, another successful weekend of fundraising for Penn State’s Uplifting Athletes chapter at Lift For Life. [Read More]

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Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Will Reportedly Host Michigan State At The Palestra Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Will Reportedly Host Michigan State At The Palestra
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will turn a home game into a neutral site contest this January as the Nittany Lions will reportedly host Michigan State at the Palestra in Philadelphia this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Impressed By Miles Sanders Penn State Football: Barkley Impressed By Miles Sanders
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's safe to assume that Saquon Barkley isn't overly worried about losing his starting job to anyone, let alone a freshman. But it's also safe to assume that Barkley isn't taking any chances [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gaia Accustomed to Playing with One Hand Behind his Back
Column
Penn State Football: Gaia Accustomed to Playing with One Hand Behind his Back
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
After switching from defense to offense midway through his career, Brian Gaia is now making another big transition for the Nittany Lions. So far, it’s been a snap. [Read More]
Coroner Releases Cause of Death in June Plane Crash Coroner Releases Cause of Death in June Plane Crash
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County Coroner Scott Sayers on Thursday released the cause of death of the two victims in a fatal plane crash last month near University Park Airport. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley, The Best Of What College Football Can Offer Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley, The Best Of What College Football Can Offer
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"When you look back on it, my life did change a lot." Barkley said as he dug through one of his pockets, taking out his phone and putting it on a table next to a Sugar Bowl trophy. [Read More]
University Proposes Names for Two New Residence Halls University Proposes Names for Two New Residence Halls
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Lexi Shimkonis , StateCollege.com staff
A former governor and a pioneering instructor would be honored with the naming of the new dorms. [Read More]
Investigation Nets 17 on Drug Charges in Centre County Investigation Nets 17 on Drug Charges in Centre County
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A yearlong investigation by the Centre County Drug Task Force culminated Thursday with charges filed against 17 individuals for allegedly possessing or distributing illegal narcotics. [Read More]
Board Committee Proposes Tuition Increase Board Committee Proposes Tuition Increase
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State’s Board of Trustees will vote on a tuition increase of 2.29 percent for Pennsylvania resident undergraduate students at University Park and an aggregate increase of 1.76 percent across all campuses for 2016-17. [Read More]
Penn State Board Committee Talks Record-Setting Enrollment Penn State Board Committee Talks Record-Setting Enrollment
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Lexi Shimkonis
Penn State Vice President Rob Pangborn told the board committee on academic affairs and student life that University Park will see its largest ever first-year class. [Read More]
Insurer Petitions to Toss Evidence from Old Sandusky Claims Insurer Petitions to Toss Evidence from Old Sandusky Claims
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Pennsylvania Manufacturers Insurance Company (PMA) filed a motion on Tuesday asking a Philadelphia judge to preclude evidence from Penn State's settlements with Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse victims in cases that would have been barred by the statute of limitations. [Read More]
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Glenn Thompson

Overtime Pay Expansion Would Harm Small Businesses, Nonprofit Organizations

Across Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District that hard work is realized in the form of successful small businesses and nonprofit organizations that do so much for the communities they serve.

Chris Morelli

Making Concessions

"How hard could it be?" I thought. As it turns out, working in a concession stand means more than selling hot dogs, pouring beer and making change.

Penn State Football: Gaia Accustomed to Playing with One Hand Behind his Back Mike Poorman

After switching from defense to offense midway through his career, Brian Gaia is now making another big transition for the Nittany Lions. So far, it’s been a snap.

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