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Penn State Football: Franklin’s Fourth-Quarter Conundrum

Penn State Football: Franklin’s Fourth-Quarter Conundrum

- Mike Poorman

In 2017, James Franklin has had to answer disparate fourth-quarter questions: How to hold a lead heading into the fourth quarter? And what to do when the game is already over and there are still 15 minutes to play?


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Food Safety Expert Offers Tips on Safe Handling of Thanksgiving Leftovers Food Safety Expert Offers Tips on Safe Handling of Thanksgiving Leftovers
1 day ago - StateCollege.com
Incorrectly saved, the turkey in that midnight snack could lead to next-day stomach pains, vomiting or worse, according to a food safety specialist in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. [Read More]
Nature Getaways: Luxury in the Wild Nature Getaways: Luxury in the Wild
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Sean Yoder, Town&Gown
The Nature Inn isn’t employing subterfuge with “nature” in its name. This facility isn’t merely some cookie-cutter hotel plopped on the north shore of Bald Eagle lake just for the sake of having a non-camping option in a state park. [Read More]
Borough Looks to Fill ABC Vacancies Borough Looks to Fill ABC Vacancies
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
State College residents looking to volunteer while becoming more involved in local and regional civic activities can apply for one of several vacancies on authorities, boards, committees and commissions (ABC). [Read More]
Happy Valley Hockey: An Excerpt from the New Book on the Rise of Penn State Hockey Happy Valley Hockey: An Excerpt from the New Book on the Rise of Penn State Hockey
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
StateCollege.com sports editor Ben Jones has spent the past six years covering Penn State hockey. It's a journey that saw the Nittany Lions go from a club team to the NCAA tournament and just a few goals from the Frozen Four. [Read More]
Students Send Help to Puerto Rico
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Students Send Help to Puerto Rico
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
It's been almost two months since Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico and left many of its people homeless and in need of food and water. Nearly 2,000 miles away, Penn State student Elia Cupo is among those finding away to help. [Read More]
Saliva Test Could Better Diagnose Concussions in Kids, Penn State Researchers Say Saliva Test Could Better Diagnose Concussions in Kids, Penn State Researchers Say
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Diagnosing concussions in children isn't always easy, and predicting how long they'll last is even harder. But a new study from Penn State College of Medicine researchers says the answer may be a little bit of spit. [Read More]
CATA Sets Community Input Meeting CATA Sets Community Input Meeting
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Residents will have the opportunity to offer ideas and feedback on the CATARIDE service when Centre Area Transportation Authority staff hold a community input on Monday, Nov. 27. [Read More]
Corman, Williams Among Penn State Distinguished Alumni for 2018 Corman, Williams Among Penn State Distinguished Alumni for 2018
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The Penn State Board of Trustees has selected eight alumni to received the Distinguished Alumni Award, the university's highest honor for Penn State graduates. Among them are two current Centre County residents. [Read More]
Forecasting Success: Renaissance Honoree Joel Myers Built AccuWeather into a Global Force While Staying Loyal to His Roots Forecasting Success: Renaissance Honoree Joel Myers Built AccuWeather into a Global Force While Staying Loyal to His Roots
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mark Brackenbury, Town&Gown
Joel N. Myers recalls having a “burning desire” to be a weather forecaster from the time he was 7, fascinated by a snowstorm that tied up his home city of Philadelphia. His entrepreneurial spirit was taking root around the same time. [Read More]
Penn State Defensive Linemen Deliver Turkey Donations to State College Food Bank Penn State Defensive Linemen Deliver Turkey Donations to State College Food Bank
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State football's defensive linemen turned this season's quarterback sacks into an effort to sack hunger. [Read More]

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Food Safety Expert Offers Tips on Safe Handling of Thanksgiving Leftovers Food Safety Expert Offers Tips on Safe Handling of Thanksgiving Leftovers
1 day ago - StateCollege.com
Incorrectly saved, the turkey in that midnight snack could lead to next-day stomach pains, vomiting or worse, according to a food safety specialist in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. [Read More]
Nature Getaways: Luxury in the Wild Nature Getaways: Luxury in the Wild
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Sean Yoder, Town&Gown
The Nature Inn isn’t employing subterfuge with “nature” in its name. This facility isn’t merely some cookie-cutter hotel plopped on the north shore of Bald Eagle lake just for the sake of having a non-camping option in a state park. [Read More]
Borough Looks to Fill ABC Vacancies Borough Looks to Fill ABC Vacancies
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
State College residents looking to volunteer while becoming more involved in local and regional civic activities can apply for one of several vacancies on authorities, boards, committees and commissions (ABC). [Read More]
Students Send Help to Puerto Rico
Video
Students Send Help to Puerto Rico
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
It's been almost two months since Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico and left many of its people homeless and in need of food and water. Nearly 2,000 miles away, Penn State student Elia Cupo is among those finding away to help. [Read More]
CATA Sets Community Input Meeting CATA Sets Community Input Meeting
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Residents will have the opportunity to offer ideas and feedback on the CATARIDE service when Centre Area Transportation Authority staff hold a community input on Monday, Nov. 27. [Read More]
Forecasting Success: Renaissance Honoree Joel Myers Built AccuWeather into a Global Force While Staying Loyal to His Roots Forecasting Success: Renaissance Honoree Joel Myers Built AccuWeather into a Global Force While Staying Loyal to His Roots
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mark Brackenbury, Town&Gown
Joel N. Myers recalls having a “burning desire” to be a weather forecaster from the time he was 7, fascinated by a snowstorm that tied up his home city of Philadelphia. His entrepreneurial spirit was taking root around the same time. [Read More]
Penn State Defensive Linemen Deliver Turkey Donations to State College Food Bank Penn State Defensive Linemen Deliver Turkey Donations to State College Food Bank
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State football's defensive linemen turned this season's quarterback sacks into an effort to sack hunger. [Read More]
New Mixed-Use High-Rise Proposed for Garner Street Lot New Mixed-Use High-Rise Proposed for Garner Street Lot
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Preliminary plans have been submitted to State College Borough for a proposed new residential and commercial high-rise to be located on the current Garner Street Parking Lot, 132 S. Garner Street. [Read More]
First Honorees Named for State College Area Maroon & Gray Society First Honorees Named for State College Area Maroon & Gray Society
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
State College Area School District Education Foundation has announced the inaugural honorees for the Maroon & Gray Society, which was created earlier this year to recognize the district’s most noteworthy alumni, faculty and contributors. [Read More]
Artist of Month: Lisa Baumgartner Artist of Month: Lisa Baumgartner
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Miranda Buckheit, Town&Gown
Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, one of Lisa Baumgartner’s most indelible memories is of pulling apricots from trees while riding her bicycle. [Read More]

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Happy Valley Hockey: An Excerpt from the New Book on the Rise of Penn State Hockey Happy Valley Hockey: An Excerpt from the New Book on the Rise of Penn State Hockey
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
StateCollege.com sports editor Ben Jones has spent the past six years covering Penn State hockey. It's a journey that saw the Nittany Lions go from a club team to the NCAA tournament and just a few goals from the Frozen Four. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: No.16 Ranked Aggies Pull Away From Nittany Lions For 98-87 Win Penn State Basketball: No.16 Ranked Aggies Pull Away From Nittany Lions For 98-87 Win
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball hung around with No.16 Texas A&M on Tuesday night but couldn't overcome a cold shooting night from beyond the arc and poorly timed misses from the free throw line to fall 98-87. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Manny Bowen Out For Maryland Game, Apke To Miss First Half Penn State Football: Manny Bowen Out For Maryland Game, Apke To Miss First Half
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will continue to be without once starting linebacker Manny Bowen according to coach James Franklin. Bowen has missed each of the last two games due to a violation of team rules. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Obliterate Pitt 85-54 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Obliterate Pitt 85-54
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball proved that it might just be as good as advertised and that Pitt might be as bad as the Panthers' early season has suggested on Monday night as the Nittany Lions roared past Pitt 85-54. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nobody Has Fun Like Tommy Stevens Penn State Football: Nobody Has Fun Like Tommy Stevens
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I remember messing with my high school coach back in the day when I was like a sophomore and I was playing receiver and tight end at the time," Stevens said on Saturday. "nd I made him switch it on the roster to say athlete." [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Dominates Keystone Classic; What We Now Know After One Week Penn State Wrestling Dominates Keystone Classic; What We Now Know After One Week
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Penn State looks impressive after a week of wrestling, but there are a few questions marks. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Soccer Advances to Elite Eight Penn State Women's Soccer Advances to Elite Eight
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
Penn State women’s soccer advanced to the Elite Eight thanks to an impressive 3-1 win over West Virginia on Sunday in Morgantown. [Read More]
For Penn State Seniors & Saquon, There’s No Place Like Beaver Stadium
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For Penn State Seniors & Saquon, There’s No Place Like Beaver Stadium
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State is 14-0 at home over its last two seasons, and 20-1 in Beaver Stadium since Saquon Barkley came to town. For his part, Barkley has rushed for 1,908 yards and scored 27 touchdowns on his home turf. [Read More]
No. 1 Penn State Women's Volleyball Sweeps Rutgers No. 1 Penn State Women's Volleyball Sweeps Rutgers
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
No. 1 Penn State women’s volleyball swept Rutgers for the second time this season Saturday night in New Brunswick, dominating the Scarlet Knights 25-5, 25-9, 25-9. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 56-44 Win Over Nebraska Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following A 56-44 Win Over Nebraska
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State took care of business on Saturday night with a 56-44 thumping of Nebraska that was never as close as the final score may have indicated. [Read More]

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Food Safety Expert Offers Tips on Safe Handling of Thanksgiving Leftovers Food Safety Expert Offers Tips on Safe Handling of Thanksgiving Leftovers
1 day ago - StateCollege.com
Incorrectly saved, the turkey in that midnight snack could lead to next-day stomach pains, vomiting or worse, according to a food safety specialist in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. [Read More]
Happy Valley Hockey: An Excerpt from the New Book on the Rise of Penn State Hockey Happy Valley Hockey: An Excerpt from the New Book on the Rise of Penn State Hockey
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
StateCollege.com sports editor Ben Jones has spent the past six years covering Penn State hockey. It's a journey that saw the Nittany Lions go from a club team to the NCAA tournament and just a few goals from the Frozen Four. [Read More]
Students Send Help to Puerto Rico
Video
Students Send Help to Puerto Rico
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
It's been almost two months since Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico and left many of its people homeless and in need of food and water. Nearly 2,000 miles away, Penn State student Elia Cupo is among those finding away to help. [Read More]
Saliva Test Could Better Diagnose Concussions in Kids, Penn State Researchers Say Saliva Test Could Better Diagnose Concussions in Kids, Penn State Researchers Say
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Diagnosing concussions in children isn't always easy, and predicting how long they'll last is even harder. But a new study from Penn State College of Medicine researchers says the answer may be a little bit of spit. [Read More]
Corman, Williams Among Penn State Distinguished Alumni for 2018 Corman, Williams Among Penn State Distinguished Alumni for 2018
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The Penn State Board of Trustees has selected eight alumni to received the Distinguished Alumni Award, the university's highest honor for Penn State graduates. Among them are two current Centre County residents. [Read More]
Forecasting Success: Renaissance Honoree Joel Myers Built AccuWeather into a Global Force While Staying Loyal to His Roots Forecasting Success: Renaissance Honoree Joel Myers Built AccuWeather into a Global Force While Staying Loyal to His Roots
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mark Brackenbury, Town&Gown
Joel N. Myers recalls having a “burning desire” to be a weather forecaster from the time he was 7, fascinated by a snowstorm that tied up his home city of Philadelphia. His entrepreneurial spirit was taking root around the same time. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: No.16 Ranked Aggies Pull Away From Nittany Lions For 98-87 Win Penn State Basketball: No.16 Ranked Aggies Pull Away From Nittany Lions For 98-87 Win
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball hung around with No.16 Texas A&M on Tuesday night but couldn't overcome a cold shooting night from beyond the arc and poorly timed misses from the free throw line to fall 98-87. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Manny Bowen Out For Maryland Game, Apke To Miss First Half Penn State Football: Manny Bowen Out For Maryland Game, Apke To Miss First Half
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will continue to be without once starting linebacker Manny Bowen according to coach James Franklin. Bowen has missed each of the last two games due to a violation of team rules. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Obliterate Pitt 85-54 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Obliterate Pitt 85-54
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball proved that it might just be as good as advertised and that Pitt might be as bad as the Panthers' early season has suggested on Monday night as the Nittany Lions roared past Pitt 85-54. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nobody Has Fun Like Tommy Stevens Penn State Football: Nobody Has Fun Like Tommy Stevens
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I remember messing with my high school coach back in the day when I was like a sophomore and I was playing receiver and tight end at the time," Stevens said on Saturday. "nd I made him switch it on the roster to say athlete." [Read More]
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Irene Miller

Gifts Purchased Locally Are a Win-Win

This season, let’s give the best gift of all — an investment in our community. Gifts purchased locally are a win-win. Your loved one enjoys a hand-selected gift, local shop owners enjoy your business and you are the all-star who made this possible.

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: Franklin’s Fourth-Quarter Conundrum

In 2017, James Franklin has had to answer disparate fourth-quarter questions: How to hold a lead heading into the fourth quarter? And what to do when the game is already over and there are still 15 minutes to play?

If You're Gluten-Free Like Me, Options Are Looking UpJohn Hook

The greatest pizza advancement as this gluten-free groundswell takes hold is that you can now order a gluten-free pizza from many of your favorite pizza places. And I have.

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