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Park Forest Students to Take Math Talent to National Competition

Park Forest Students to Take Math Talent to National Competition

- Zach Berger

Two students from Park Forest Middle School have a chance to compete on ESPN, but it isn't for football, basketball, or any other sport for that matter. Aaron Li and Baron Cao earned a place in the Mathcounts national competition in Boston, dominating on the state level to advance.


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Clean Up, Dig Up and Spruce Up
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Clean Up, Dig Up and Spruce Up
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Connie Cousins
Clearing away leaves, trimming some errant branches and preparing the soil for new plants are all reactions to the spring virus that many catch in April. The local gardening suppliers are waiting to give you advice and fill your orders for seeds, plants or mulch. [Read More]
Hibbett Sports Opens During Time of Change For Nittany Mall Hibbett Sports Opens During Time of Change For Nittany Mall
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"We're excited to be a part of the State College community. We have a ton of Penn State merchandise for people to choose from," says store manager Pearlina Harris. "Something that Hibbett Sports does is great customer service. Anything you need, our employees are knowledgable." [Read More]
Garth Brooks Rocks Bryce Jordan Center In Emotional Return Garth Brooks Rocks Bryce Jordan Center In Emotional Return
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
Brooks told the crowd how much he loves coming to State College because the fans have a knack for making every song feel like its their favorite. "It's the best show anyone does," Debbie Baker says. "His enthusiasm and his will to entertain everyone really make it." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Incoming Freshman Not To Be Forgotten This Summer Penn State Football: Incoming Freshman Not To Be Forgotten This Summer
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Spring practice is over, here are five incoming Nittany Lions that could make an impact right off the bat. [Read More]
Garth Brooks on Penn State, Gravestones, Country Music & Tony Bennett Garth Brooks on Penn State, Gravestones, Country Music & Tony Bennett
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I love, love, love this place,” Brooks says of State College and Penn State. “My daughter fell in love with this place, and I fell in love with this place, and the fans are self-explanatory,” he says with an excited smile. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Assistant Coaches Set To Join Franklin On Tour Penn State Football: Assistant Coaches Set To Join Franklin On Tour
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the Penn State coaches caravan only days away, James Franklin will be joined by five head coaches and eight assistant football coaches this May. [Read More]
Commissioners Approve Law Firm to Look Into Possibly Mishandled Court Documents Commissioners Approve Law Firm to Look Into Possibly Mishandled Court Documents
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Commissioner Michael Pipe says it’s his understanding that the contract with McGee will deal with documents that may have been mishandled by Common Pleas Judge Bradley Lunsford last year. McGee will provide his services at $95 an hour, and the costs will not exceed $2,000. [Read More]
Tree Huggers Wanted, Volunteers Needed to Battle Back After Beetle Attack Tree Huggers Wanted, Volunteers Needed to Battle Back After Beetle Attack
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
There's a killer on the loose in the State College area, and it's going after some of the most dignified and beautiful residents: ash trees. The Emerald Ash Borer, an exotic beetle that kills ash trees, has infected 97 of the trees within Harris Township. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Raven is a wonderful cat that enjoys playing around and she really needs someone to love. She's been with Centre County PAWS for three years, ever since she was a kitten, and has never lived in a real home. Raven likes people but she is extremely shy. [Read More]
Weather Service Confirms Tornado Touch Down Just Outside State College, Watch the Video
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Weather Service Confirms Tornado Touch Down Just Outside State College, Watch the Video
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"It was scary. It was scary," recalls Clara Rimmey, laughing nervously. "We heard banging. I guess it was hail hitting the windows. It was just pouring down rain and then the wind came." Her son Doug says, "Things were starting to blow around so I said let's get to the basement." [Read More]

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Clean Up, Dig Up and Spruce Up
Column
Clean Up, Dig Up and Spruce Up
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Connie Cousins
Clearing away leaves, trimming some errant branches and preparing the soil for new plants are all reactions to the spring virus that many catch in April. The local gardening suppliers are waiting to give you advice and fill your orders for seeds, plants or mulch. [Read More]
Hibbett Sports Opens During Time of Change For Nittany Mall Hibbett Sports Opens During Time of Change For Nittany Mall
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"We're excited to be a part of the State College community. We have a ton of Penn State merchandise for people to choose from," says store manager Pearlina Harris. "Something that Hibbett Sports does is great customer service. Anything you need, our employees are knowledgable." [Read More]
Garth Brooks Rocks Bryce Jordan Center In Emotional Return Garth Brooks Rocks Bryce Jordan Center In Emotional Return
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
Brooks told the crowd how much he loves coming to State College because the fans have a knack for making every song feel like its their favorite. "It's the best show anyone does," Debbie Baker says. "His enthusiasm and his will to entertain everyone really make it." [Read More]
Garth Brooks on Penn State, Gravestones, Country Music & Tony Bennett Garth Brooks on Penn State, Gravestones, Country Music & Tony Bennett
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I love, love, love this place,” Brooks says of State College and Penn State. “My daughter fell in love with this place, and I fell in love with this place, and the fans are self-explanatory,” he says with an excited smile. [Read More]
Commissioners Approve Law Firm to Look Into Possibly Mishandled Court Documents Commissioners Approve Law Firm to Look Into Possibly Mishandled Court Documents
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Commissioner Michael Pipe says it’s his understanding that the contract with McGee will deal with documents that may have been mishandled by Common Pleas Judge Bradley Lunsford last year. McGee will provide his services at $95 an hour, and the costs will not exceed $2,000. [Read More]
Tree Huggers Wanted, Volunteers Needed to Battle Back After Beetle Attack Tree Huggers Wanted, Volunteers Needed to Battle Back After Beetle Attack
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
There's a killer on the loose in the State College area, and it's going after some of the most dignified and beautiful residents: ash trees. The Emerald Ash Borer, an exotic beetle that kills ash trees, has infected 97 of the trees within Harris Township. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Raven is a wonderful cat that enjoys playing around and she really needs someone to love. She's been with Centre County PAWS for three years, ever since she was a kitten, and has never lived in a real home. Raven likes people but she is extremely shy. [Read More]
Weather Service Confirms Tornado Touch Down Just Outside State College, Watch the Video
Video
Weather Service Confirms Tornado Touch Down Just Outside State College, Watch the Video
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"It was scary. It was scary," recalls Clara Rimmey, laughing nervously. "We heard banging. I guess it was hail hitting the windows. It was just pouring down rain and then the wind came." Her son Doug says, "Things were starting to blow around so I said let's get to the basement." [Read More]
‘Dear Old State’ Documentary To Premiere Next Week ‘Dear Old State’ Documentary To Premiere Next Week
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Alex Calderaro
Focusing on the values and traditions of Penn State and the surrounding community, “Dear Old State” addresses the university's history from the student body’s perspective. [Read More]
Efforts to Stop District Attorney from Trying Cases Fall Short Efforts to Stop District Attorney from Trying Cases Fall Short
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"There's a real conflict that exists between Ms. Parks Miller...and me personally, which is so obvious and palpable that it really doesn't need, I think, to be discussed that much," Masorti said, according to a transcript of the hearing. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Incoming Freshman Not To Be Forgotten This Summer Penn State Football: Incoming Freshman Not To Be Forgotten This Summer
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Spring practice is over, here are five incoming Nittany Lions that could make an impact right off the bat. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Assistant Coaches Set To Join Franklin On Tour Penn State Football: Assistant Coaches Set To Join Franklin On Tour
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the Penn State coaches caravan only days away, James Franklin will be joined by five head coaches and eight assistant football coaches this May. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As a Leader, Trevor Williams is Cool Like Billy Dee
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Penn State Football: As a Leader, Trevor Williams is Cool Like Billy Dee
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“Trevor’s just cool out there. He doesn’t make mistakes,” says defensive coordinator Bob Shoop. “He’s cool, he’s calculated. He just does his job. I feel so comfortable and so confident with him out there manning the field corner position.” [Read More]
Penn State-Ohio State Slated For Primetime Nationally Televised Kickoff Penn State-Ohio State Slated For Primetime Nationally Televised Kickoff
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
Penn State will hope to do much better than it did the last time the Nittany Lions traveled to Columbus, a 63-14 blowout at the hands of the Buckeyes in 2013. The last time Penn State defeated Ohio State came on the opponent’s home turf, a 20-14 victory on Nov. 19, 2011. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Set To Throw Out First Pitch At Yankee Stadium Penn State Football: Franklin Set To Throw Out First Pitch At Yankee Stadium
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
No word yet on what kind of pitch Franklin will throw, but judging by his background at the quarterback position, Penn State second year head coach might just opt for fastball down the middle. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Zettel Named To Lott IMPACT Trophy Preseason Watch List Penn State Football: Zettel Named To Lott IMPACT Trophy Preseason Watch List
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In 2014, Zettel had his most productive season after switching from defensive end to defensive tackle. A fourth-team All-American selection by Athlon Sports and an All-Big Ten first-team pick by both the coaches and media, Zettel logged career-best totals with 17 tackles-for-loss and 8.0 sacks. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Face DePaul In Big Ten/Big East Series Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Face DePaul In Big Ten/Big East Series
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's season is months away but the 2015-16 schedule is slowly coming into focus with the announcement that the Nittany Lions will host DePaul as part of the Big Ten/Big East Challenge. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Did You See That? Five Things You Might Have Missed Penn State Football: Did You See That? Five Things You Might Have Missed
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Blue White game gives football fans a terrific opportunity to see the Nittany Lions' rising stars. But it's also a great time to tailgate, socialize and soak in the sun. With so much going on, here are five Blue and White highlights we noticed -- that you may have missed. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Tim Frazier Named D-League MVP And Rookie Of The Year Penn State Basketball: Tim Frazier Named D-League MVP And Rookie Of The Year
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Frazier's first season at the professional level couldn't have gone much better, playing in 41 games for the Maine Red Claws, 40 as a starter, averaging 16.1 points, 7.1 rebounds and 9.5 assists. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defensive Ends Live Up To Hype In Spring Game Penn State Football: Defensive Ends Live Up To Hype In Spring Game
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The three man tandem of Garrett Sickels, Carl Nassib and Torrence Brown all looked the part. All three making the most of a scrimmage that can often be unkind to anyone looking to rack up stats. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Incoming Freshman Not To Be Forgotten This Summer Penn State Football: Incoming Freshman Not To Be Forgotten This Summer
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Spring practice is over, here are five incoming Nittany Lions that could make an impact right off the bat. [Read More]
Garth Brooks on Penn State, Gravestones, Country Music & Tony Bennett Garth Brooks on Penn State, Gravestones, Country Music & Tony Bennett
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I love, love, love this place,” Brooks says of State College and Penn State. “My daughter fell in love with this place, and I fell in love with this place, and the fans are self-explanatory,” he says with an excited smile. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Assistant Coaches Set To Join Franklin On Tour Penn State Football: Assistant Coaches Set To Join Franklin On Tour
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the Penn State coaches caravan only days away, James Franklin will be joined by five head coaches and eight assistant football coaches this May. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As a Leader, Trevor Williams is Cool Like Billy Dee
Column
Penn State Football: As a Leader, Trevor Williams is Cool Like Billy Dee
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“Trevor’s just cool out there. He doesn’t make mistakes,” says defensive coordinator Bob Shoop. “He’s cool, he’s calculated. He just does his job. I feel so comfortable and so confident with him out there manning the field corner position.” [Read More]
‘Dear Old State’ Documentary To Premiere Next Week ‘Dear Old State’ Documentary To Premiere Next Week
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Alex Calderaro
Focusing on the values and traditions of Penn State and the surrounding community, “Dear Old State” addresses the university's history from the student body’s perspective. [Read More]
Teens Help Penn State Police Crack the Case on 'Bring Your Kids to Work Day'
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Teens Help Penn State Police Crack the Case on 'Bring Your Kids to Work Day'
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Thursday was the national “Bring Our Sons and Daughter to Work Day,” which Penn State celebrated by hosting dozens of actives all around campus – including a classic whodunit down at the police station. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Set To Throw Out First Pitch At Yankee Stadium Penn State Football: Franklin Set To Throw Out First Pitch At Yankee Stadium
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
No word yet on what kind of pitch Franklin will throw, but judging by his background at the quarterback position, Penn State second year head coach might just opt for fastball down the middle. [Read More]
NCAA President Mark Emmert Admits: ‘I Could’ve Handled Things Better’ NCAA President Mark Emmert Admits: ‘I Could’ve Handled Things Better’
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Megan Fleming
At the Associated Press Sports Editors Commissioners meeting this morning, NCAA President Mark Emmert addressed the handling of the Penn State sanctions. [Read More]
Suicide's Impact Revealed Through Emotional Baggage Suicide's Impact Revealed Through Emotional Baggage
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"When I was struggling with depression, there was a point where I don't know what was happening or what I was feeling," Bukowski says. "It took friends and family coming to me, asking what was wrong, telling me that I hadn't been myself for me to realize what I was going through." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Zettel Named To Lott IMPACT Trophy Preseason Watch List Penn State Football: Zettel Named To Lott IMPACT Trophy Preseason Watch List
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In 2014, Zettel had his most productive season after switching from defensive end to defensive tackle. A fourth-team All-American selection by Athlon Sports and an All-Big Ten first-team pick by both the coaches and media, Zettel logged career-best totals with 17 tackles-for-loss and 8.0 sacks. [Read More]
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Dan Nestlerode

Why So Much Dissension?

Either I thrive or you thrive, but not both of us together. If I get richer, you must get poorer. If I win, you lose. Either radical Islam wins or the decadent Western point of view wins. Either the religious right is appeased or the Human Rights Campaign lobby wins.

Connie Cousins

Clean Up, Dig Up and Spruce Up

Clearing away leaves, trimming some errant branches and preparing the soil for new plants are all reactions to the spring virus that many catch in April. The local gardening suppliers are waiting to give you advice and fill your orders for seeds, plants or mulch.

Penn State Football: As a Leader, Trevor Williams is Cool Like Billy DeeMike Poorman

“Trevor’s just cool out there. He doesn’t make mistakes,” says defensive coordinator Bob Shoop. “He’s cool, he’s calculated. He just does his job. I feel so comfortable and so confident with him out there manning the field corner position.”

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