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Lemont Elementary Options Discussed, Updated Curricula Approved

Lemont Elementary Options Discussed, Updated Curricula Approved

- Geoff Rushton

The State College Area School Board on Monday held a required public hearing on the planned closing of Lemont Elementary.


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Penn State Hosts State’s First Deaf and Hard of Hearing Summer Academy Penn State Hosts State’s First Deaf and Hard of Hearing Summer Academy
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Penn State recently hosted Pennsylvania’s first Deaf and Hard of Hearing Summer Academy, which is designed to prepare high school students for their transition to higher education. [Read More]
In Response to Lawsuit, Wings Over Happy Valley Denies Wrongdoing In Response to Lawsuit, Wings Over Happy Valley Denies Wrongdoing
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A State College restaurant has denied any wrongdoing in response to a federal lawsuit by former employees and filed counterclaims against one of the plaintiffs, alleging fraud and misrepresentation. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley And Barkley Land Big Ten Honors Penn State Football: McSorley And Barkley Land Big Ten Honors
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin is slated to speak to the media in Chicago on Tuesday morning around 10:30 EST. [Read More]
Man Faces Felony Theft Charges Man Faces Felony Theft Charges
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A Coburn man is facing felony charges after police say he attempted to steal more than $1,500 in merchandise from the Patton Township Walmart. [Read More]
Penn State Overhauls Access to Campus Recreation Buildings Penn State Overhauls Access to Campus Recreation Buildings
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Access to Penn State campus recreation facilities at Rec Hall, McCoy Natatorium, IM Building and White Building will be further restricted, and for community members who are not university students, faculty or staff -- or married to one -- the spaces will be mostly off-limits. [Read More]
Roller Derby Gaining Popularity in State College Roller Derby Gaining Popularity in State College
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Tommy Butler
As a fan, watching a State College Area Roller Derby bout is an impressive experience. Strategies are set up on the fly, big hits are put on and acrobatic moves are on display, making roller derby a sporting experience unlike any other. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O’Brien Talks Sanctions Anniversary (and Saquon, Franklin, too)
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Penn State Football: Bill O’Brien Talks Sanctions Anniversary (and Saquon, Franklin, too)
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“People asked me at the time the sanctions came out whether I was going to quit,” Bill O'Brien recalled on Sunday. “...none of that ever came into my mind...It was a place that you knew was going through a horrible time. We just had to right the ship.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Guard Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Guard
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball had some late July good news on Sunday night as 2018 Huntington Prep (Va.) point guard Rasir Bolton verbally committed to the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Westerly Parkway to Be Reduced to One Lane for Road Work Westerly Parkway to Be Reduced to One Lane for Road Work
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The State College Public Works Department will be performing road maintenance on Westerly Parkway that will require crews to reduce traffic to a single lane. [Read More]
Bacteria or Virus? Antibiotics Are Not Always the Answer Bacteria or Virus? Antibiotics Are Not Always the Answer
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Barbara H. Cole, Town&Gown
Unfortunately, overuse of penicillin and other antibiotics can cause other problems for both individual patients and the general population. That’s why it’s important to take antibiotics only for true bacterial infections, including whooping cough, strep throat, and urinary tract infections. [Read More]

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Penn State Overhauls Access to Campus Recreation Buildings Penn State Overhauls Access to Campus Recreation Buildings
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Access to Penn State campus recreation facilities at Rec Hall, McCoy Natatorium, IM Building and White Building will be further restricted, and for community members who are not university students, faculty or staff -- or married to one -- the spaces will be mostly off-limits. [Read More]
Roller Derby Gaining Popularity in State College Roller Derby Gaining Popularity in State College
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Tommy Butler
As a fan, watching a State College Area Roller Derby bout is an impressive experience. Strategies are set up on the fly, big hits are put on and acrobatic moves are on display, making roller derby a sporting experience unlike any other. [Read More]
Westerly Parkway to Be Reduced to One Lane for Road Work Westerly Parkway to Be Reduced to One Lane for Road Work
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The State College Public Works Department will be performing road maintenance on Westerly Parkway that will require crews to reduce traffic to a single lane. [Read More]
Bacteria or Virus? Antibiotics Are Not Always the Answer Bacteria or Virus? Antibiotics Are Not Always the Answer
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Barbara H. Cole, Town&Gown
Unfortunately, overuse of penicillin and other antibiotics can cause other problems for both individual patients and the general population. That’s why it’s important to take antibiotics only for true bacterial infections, including whooping cough, strep throat, and urinary tract infections. [Read More]
FDA Panel Backs Cancer Treatment That Saved Emily Whitehead FDA Panel Backs Cancer Treatment That Saved Emily Whitehead
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster
A miracle in the making since 2010 may save thousands of young lives come September, should the Food and Drug Administration approve the first-ever treatment that genetically alters a patient’s own cells to fight cancer. That miracle is represented by 12-year-old Emily Whitehead, of Philipsburg. [Read More]
Joe Humphreys Student Angling Fund Supports 80-Year-Old Fly-Fishing Course Joe Humphreys Student Angling Fund Supports 80-Year-Old Fly-Fishing Course
3 days ago - StateCollege.com
The fly-fishing course, which began in the 1930s, is still offered today as a general education offering in the Department of Kinesiology in large part due to the Joe Humphreys Student Angling Fund, which supports instructors and helps provide equipment to students. [Read More]
Snapshot: Millbrook Playhouse Artistic Director David Leidholdt Snapshot: Millbrook Playhouse Artistic Director David Leidholdt
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Harry Zimbler, Town&Gown
The summer theater season is well under way at the Millbrook Playhouse. The actors are performing, and the tech crews are working their magic, hanging lights and sewing costumes. At the center of this creative vortex is Artistic Director David Leidholdt. More than anyone else, he is responsible for [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 21-23 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 21-23
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It's another great summer weekend with much to do around the area. Events all weekend long will celebrate our natural environment, with a variety activities happening at local and nearby state parks. [Read More]
Gamble Mill Back on the Market Gamble Mill Back on the Market
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sean Yoder
Gamble Mill is back on the market as the potential buyer backed out after months of speculation on when the deal would close. [Read More]
Gambling Expansion Could Bring Casino to State College Area Gambling Expansion Could Bring Casino to State College Area
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sean Yoder
One proposal would allow for the 10 established casinos to build smaller satellite locations that would include slots and table games, and Corman said State College was being floated as a possible location. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: McSorley And Barkley Land Big Ten Honors Penn State Football: McSorley And Barkley Land Big Ten Honors
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin is slated to speak to the media in Chicago on Tuesday morning around 10:30 EST. [Read More]
Roller Derby Gaining Popularity in State College Roller Derby Gaining Popularity in State College
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Tommy Butler
As a fan, watching a State College Area Roller Derby bout is an impressive experience. Strategies are set up on the fly, big hits are put on and acrobatic moves are on display, making roller derby a sporting experience unlike any other. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O’Brien Talks Sanctions Anniversary (and Saquon, Franklin, too)
Column
Penn State Football: Bill O’Brien Talks Sanctions Anniversary (and Saquon, Franklin, too)
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“People asked me at the time the sanctions came out whether I was going to quit,” Bill O'Brien recalled on Sunday. “...none of that ever came into my mind...It was a place that you knew was going through a horrible time. We just had to right the ship.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Guard Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Guard
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball had some late July good news on Sunday night as 2018 Huntington Prep (Va.) point guard Rasir Bolton verbally committed to the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Another Day Another Watch List For Barkley And McSorley Penn State Football: Another Day Another Watch List For Barkley And McSorley
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Junior running back Saquon Barkley and junior quarterback Trace McSorley each earned a spot on the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award watch list. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 21-23 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for July 21-23
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It's another great summer weekend with much to do around the area. Events all weekend long will celebrate our natural environment, with a variety activities happening at local and nearby state parks. [Read More]
Penn State Football Leaders Voice National Championship Aspirations
Column
Penn State Football Leaders Voice National Championship Aspirations
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“We went to the Big Ten championship last year,” said fifth-year wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton, “so we want to go to the College Football Playoffs and the national championship. That’s what we’re really thinking about.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Named To Doak Walker Watch List Penn State Football: Barkley Named To Doak Walker Watch List
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Junior running back Saquon Barkley is among the candidates selected to the Doak Walker Award watch list for the nation’s top running back. This is Barkley’s second watch list appearance this summer with a berth on the Maxwell Award list. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Single Game Tickets See Price Increase, Sale Dates Announced Penn State Hockey: Single Game Tickets See Price Increase, Sale Dates Announced
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's single game ticket prices will see an increase during the Nittany Lions' upcoming 2017-18 season. [Read More]
Committee Recommends Design, Construction for New Penn State Lacrosse Stadium Committee Recommends Design, Construction for New Penn State Lacrosse Stadium
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A Penn State Board of Trustees committee on Thursday recommended approval of a design and authorization to build a new stadium for the Penn State men's and women's lacrosse programs. [Read More]

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Penn State Hosts State’s First Deaf and Hard of Hearing Summer Academy Penn State Hosts State’s First Deaf and Hard of Hearing Summer Academy
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Penn State recently hosted Pennsylvania’s first Deaf and Hard of Hearing Summer Academy, which is designed to prepare high school students for their transition to higher education. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley And Barkley Land Big Ten Honors Penn State Football: McSorley And Barkley Land Big Ten Honors
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin is slated to speak to the media in Chicago on Tuesday morning around 10:30 EST. [Read More]
Penn State Overhauls Access to Campus Recreation Buildings Penn State Overhauls Access to Campus Recreation Buildings
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Access to Penn State campus recreation facilities at Rec Hall, McCoy Natatorium, IM Building and White Building will be further restricted, and for community members who are not university students, faculty or staff -- or married to one -- the spaces will be mostly off-limits. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Bill O’Brien Talks Sanctions Anniversary (and Saquon, Franklin, too)
Column
Penn State Football: Bill O’Brien Talks Sanctions Anniversary (and Saquon, Franklin, too)
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“People asked me at the time the sanctions came out whether I was going to quit,” Bill O'Brien recalled on Sunday. “...none of that ever came into my mind...It was a place that you knew was going through a horrible time. We just had to right the ship.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Guard Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Land Four-Star Guard
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball had some late July good news on Sunday night as 2018 Huntington Prep (Va.) point guard Rasir Bolton verbally committed to the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Joe Humphreys Student Angling Fund Supports 80-Year-Old Fly-Fishing Course Joe Humphreys Student Angling Fund Supports 80-Year-Old Fly-Fishing Course
3 days ago - StateCollege.com
The fly-fishing course, which began in the 1930s, is still offered today as a general education offering in the Department of Kinesiology in large part due to the Joe Humphreys Student Angling Fund, which supports instructors and helps provide equipment to students. [Read More]
Dambly Elected Chair of Penn State Board of Trustees Dambly Elected Chair of Penn State Board of Trustees
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Mark Dambly was elected chair of Penn State's Board of Trustees at the board meeting Friday on the campus of Penn State Harrisburg. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Another Day Another Watch List For Barkley And McSorley Penn State Football: Another Day Another Watch List For Barkley And McSorley
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Junior running back Saquon Barkley and junior quarterback Trace McSorley each earned a spot on the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award watch list. [Read More]
'No Trespassing' Sign Posted at Site of Planned Toll Brothers Development 'No Trespassing' Sign Posted at Site of Planned Toll Brothers Development
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A 'No Trespassing' sign was posted on Thursday afternoon at the site of a planned Toll Brothers student housing development along Whitehall Road in Ferguson Township, where residents have been encamped since the beginning of June in protest of the project. [Read More]
Penn State Football Leaders Voice National Championship Aspirations
Column
Penn State Football Leaders Voice National Championship Aspirations
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“We went to the Big Ten championship last year,” said fifth-year wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton, “so we want to go to the College Football Playoffs and the national championship. That’s what we’re really thinking about.” [Read More]
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A Little Piece of Happy Valley Is Always Good for the Soul

When you live in State College it often feels like everyone comes to visit you to get his or her little piece of Happy Valley.

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: Bill O’Brien Talks Sanctions Anniversary (and Saquon, Franklin, too)

“People asked me at the time the sanctions came out whether I was going to quit,” Bill O'Brien recalled on Sunday. “...none of that ever came into my mind...It was a place that you knew was going through a horrible time. We just had to right the ship.”

Did Technology Kill Inflation?Judy Loy

The good news for retirees is that the world is in a low inflationary environment. The main drivers for the continuing low inflation are commodity oversupply and technology.

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