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Plenty of Great Summer Reads for Women

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- Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins

It's time for backyard barbecues, afternoons at the pool or a vacation — complete with beach or mountains. Some women long to get up to their necks in a mystery, while others abhor dead bodies and clues and opt for a good romance set in a far off country.


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Family, The Ties That Bind
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Family, The Ties That Bind
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Remember the time Gregg slipped on the moss and went over that waterfall? Remember how Uncle Ray Ray hated cussing? Remember when we came to Penn State and there was a cow loose by the stadium? New jobs. Divorces. Weddings. Graduations. Children. Grandchildren. [Read More]
Hockey Commit Nikita Pavlychev Drafted By The Pittsburgh Penguins Hockey Commit Nikita Pavlychev Drafted By The Pittsburgh Penguins
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Doug Leeson
Class of 2016 commit Nikita Pavlychev was taken in the seventh round of the NHL Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins at No. 197 overall. The 6-foot-6 center will join Penn State’s team in two years trying to replace some of the offense lost by a few of the team's big departures. [Read More]
Unusually Rainy June Alleviates Drought Watch Concerns Unusually Rainy June Alleviates Drought Watch Concerns
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
Just two weeks ago, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection placed Centre County under a drought watch. "Typically in June, we get about 3.75 inches of rain," says meteorologist Tom Kines. "This month, we’ve gotten about six inches, so we’re way above normal." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lift For Life Set To Take Place July 11 Penn State Football: Lift For Life Set To Take Place July 11
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The annual “Lift for Life,” the signature event of the Penn State Uplifting Athletes chapter is set for Saturday, July 11 at the Penn State Lacrosse Field from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. [Read More]
Sandusky Fine Money Available for Pennsylvania Child Abuse Organizations Sandusky Fine Money Available for Pennsylvania Child Abuse Organizations
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"Children’s advocacy centers were not recognized within the state budget ever, so to have that opportunity to apply for funding is something we feel very fortunate about," Kristina Taylor-Porter says. "This will allow us to focus more on our services and strengthen what we’re doing." [Read More]
Congratulations Grads — Now Save!
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Congratulations Grads — Now Save!
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
The average 2015 college graduate is burdened with $35,000 in student loan debt, making the Class of 2015 the most indebted graduates ever. Finding ways to limit that while in college is a tremendous way to start out on the right foot. [Read More]
D.J. Newbill To Play For Los Angeles Clippers In NBA Summer League D.J. Newbill To Play For Los Angeles Clippers In NBA Summer League
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Jacob Abrams
After the former Penn State star didn’t hear his name called in either of the two rounds of the NBA Draft on Thursday night, D.J. Newbill was left waiting for an NBA team to come calling for his services. This journey to the NBA has been a long one for the Penn State alum. [Read More]
School's Out But Elementary School Libraries Are In Demand School's Out But Elementary School Libraries Are In Demand
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Abhar Shah
"You know, it doesn't cost any money to come in and read to your kids," says Mardi Frye, librarian at Houserville Elementary. "The kids have fun because they're surrounded by kids their age and it gives them a chance to make friends." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Don't Make Upshur's Final Eight Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Don't Make Upshur's Final Eight
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Even the best recruiters lose battles because it is impossible to land the services of every prospect. The 247 Network names Michigan the most likely to sign Upshur. For Penn State it would be best to see him end up at Miami, out of the conference and out of the region. [Read More]
Weekend Getaway: Travel Back in Pennsylvania's History Weekend Getaway: Travel Back in Pennsylvania's History
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Abhar Shah
“We’re the only museum in the world whose primary focus is on Pennsylvania,” says David Dunn, director of The State Museum of Pennsylvania. “We have historical pieces that date all the way back to the dawn of geological time.” [Read More]

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Family, The Ties That Bind
Column
Family, The Ties That Bind
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Remember the time Gregg slipped on the moss and went over that waterfall? Remember how Uncle Ray Ray hated cussing? Remember when we came to Penn State and there was a cow loose by the stadium? New jobs. Divorces. Weddings. Graduations. Children. Grandchildren. [Read More]
Hockey Commit Nikita Pavlychev Drafted By The Pittsburgh Penguins Hockey Commit Nikita Pavlychev Drafted By The Pittsburgh Penguins
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Doug Leeson
Class of 2016 commit Nikita Pavlychev was taken in the seventh round of the NHL Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins at No. 197 overall. The 6-foot-6 center will join Penn State’s team in two years trying to replace some of the offense lost by a few of the team's big departures. [Read More]
Unusually Rainy June Alleviates Drought Watch Concerns Unusually Rainy June Alleviates Drought Watch Concerns
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
Just two weeks ago, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection placed Centre County under a drought watch. "Typically in June, we get about 3.75 inches of rain," says meteorologist Tom Kines. "This month, we’ve gotten about six inches, so we’re way above normal." [Read More]
Sandusky Fine Money Available for Pennsylvania Child Abuse Organizations Sandusky Fine Money Available for Pennsylvania Child Abuse Organizations
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"Children’s advocacy centers were not recognized within the state budget ever, so to have that opportunity to apply for funding is something we feel very fortunate about," Kristina Taylor-Porter says. "This will allow us to focus more on our services and strengthen what we’re doing." [Read More]
D.J. Newbill To Play For Los Angeles Clippers In NBA Summer League D.J. Newbill To Play For Los Angeles Clippers In NBA Summer League
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Jacob Abrams
After the former Penn State star didn’t hear his name called in either of the two rounds of the NBA Draft on Thursday night, D.J. Newbill was left waiting for an NBA team to come calling for his services. This journey to the NBA has been a long one for the Penn State alum. [Read More]
School's Out But Elementary School Libraries Are In Demand School's Out But Elementary School Libraries Are In Demand
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Abhar Shah
"You know, it doesn't cost any money to come in and read to your kids," says Mardi Frye, librarian at Houserville Elementary. "The kids have fun because they're surrounded by kids their age and it gives them a chance to make friends." [Read More]
Weekend Getaway: Travel Back in Pennsylvania's History Weekend Getaway: Travel Back in Pennsylvania's History
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Abhar Shah
“We’re the only museum in the world whose primary focus is on Pennsylvania,” says David Dunn, director of The State Museum of Pennsylvania. “We have historical pieces that date all the way back to the dawn of geological time.” [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Kia may be a golden oldie but she has a young spirit. This Labrador Retriever/Husky mix is spayed and housebroken too and can be trusted in the house alone. She's 12-years-old and is good with children and some other dogs. [Read More]
Penn State Reveals Cyberattacks Against College of Liberal Arts Penn State Reveals Cyberattacks Against College of Liberal Arts
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
Penn State has discovered a series of cyberattacks on the university, though the perpetrators are unknown. "If you’re connected to the internet these days, you’re under constant attack," Kevin Morooney says. "There’s numerous stories in the media about various industries being attacked." [Read More]
Weekend Brings Persistent Rain, Potential Floods, and Chilly Temperatures Weekend Brings Persistent Rain, Potential Floods, and Chilly Temperatures
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"It's going to rain pretty much all day," meteorologist John Gresiak says. "The heaviest rain will be the morning to midday hours, but it looks like it will continue through the afternoon. It's a rare day for this time of year. It will be very chilly. Just above 60 might be as warm as it gets. [Read More]

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Hockey Commit Nikita Pavlychev Drafted By The Pittsburgh Penguins Hockey Commit Nikita Pavlychev Drafted By The Pittsburgh Penguins
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Doug Leeson
Class of 2016 commit Nikita Pavlychev was taken in the seventh round of the NHL Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins at No. 197 overall. The 6-foot-6 center will join Penn State’s team in two years trying to replace some of the offense lost by a few of the team's big departures. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lift For Life Set To Take Place July 11 Penn State Football: Lift For Life Set To Take Place July 11
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The annual “Lift for Life,” the signature event of the Penn State Uplifting Athletes chapter is set for Saturday, July 11 at the Penn State Lacrosse Field from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. [Read More]
D.J. Newbill To Play For Los Angeles Clippers In NBA Summer League D.J. Newbill To Play For Los Angeles Clippers In NBA Summer League
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Jacob Abrams
After the former Penn State star didn’t hear his name called in either of the two rounds of the NBA Draft on Thursday night, D.J. Newbill was left waiting for an NBA team to come calling for his services. This journey to the NBA has been a long one for the Penn State alum. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Don't Make Upshur's Final Eight Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Don't Make Upshur's Final Eight
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Even the best recruiters lose battles because it is impossible to land the services of every prospect. The 247 Network names Michigan the most likely to sign Upshur. For Penn State it would be best to see him end up at Miami, out of the conference and out of the region. [Read More]
Penn State Football:Four-Star Defensive Tackle Ellison Jordan Verbally Commits Penn State Football:Four-Star Defensive Tackle Ellison Jordan Verbally Commits
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Jordan is not only the third commit of the week for Penn State but the third defensive tackle to join the fold in the past several days. Hailing from Baltimore, Maryland, he stands 6-feet, 262 pounds. ESPN ranks Jordan at 135th in the nation and the fifth best prospect in the state of Maryland. [Read More]
For James Franklin and Penn State, Why Hiring Jim Haslett is a Low-Cost Win-Win
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For James Franklin and Penn State, Why Hiring Jim Haslett is a Low-Cost Win-Win
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Hiring Jim Haslett as a consultant for the Penn State football team makes a lot of sense for coach James Franklin – as it does for Haslett himself. And, likely, doesn’t cost many dollars. At least not for Penn State. [Read More]
Former Penn State Soccer Star To Appear In ESPN’s Body Issue Former Penn State Soccer Star To Appear In ESPN’s Body Issue
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Rappaport
“It’s important to show your vulnerabilities,” Krieger told ESPN. “I’m proud of my body, I’m proud of my sport, I’m proud of being a female athlete. Being naked is just another aspect of that. It’s real. It’s raw. It’s honest.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defensive Tackle Christian Colon Verbally Commits Penn State Football: Defensive Tackle Christian Colon Verbally Commits
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State added its seventh commit since the middle of May and second straight defensive tackle as Christian Colon verbally committed to the Nittany Lions on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Student Tickets Sell Out, Freshman And Sophomore Tickets Gone In 25 Minutes Penn State Football: Student Tickets Sell Out, Freshman And Sophomore Tickets Gone In 25 Minutes
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As usual the tickets sold the fastest with underclassmen -- highlighted by an eight-minute sellout of the sophomore allotment. The sophomore and freshmen combined to sell out their allotments in 25 minutes on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Future Takes Step Forward During Tonight's NBA Draft Penn State Basketball: Newbill Future Takes Step Forward During Tonight's NBA Draft
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Leading into tonight's draft Newbill faces the comfort of knowing he has shown his skill to nearly half the league. In total Newbill worked out with 13 NBA teams, the LA Clippers calling Newbill back for a second tryout just a few days prior to the draft. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Lift For Life Set To Take Place July 11 Penn State Football: Lift For Life Set To Take Place July 11
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The annual “Lift for Life,” the signature event of the Penn State Uplifting Athletes chapter is set for Saturday, July 11 at the Penn State Lacrosse Field from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. [Read More]
Sandusky Fine Money Available for Pennsylvania Child Abuse Organizations Sandusky Fine Money Available for Pennsylvania Child Abuse Organizations
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"Children’s advocacy centers were not recognized within the state budget ever, so to have that opportunity to apply for funding is something we feel very fortunate about," Kristina Taylor-Porter says. "This will allow us to focus more on our services and strengthen what we’re doing." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Don't Make Upshur's Final Eight Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Don't Make Upshur's Final Eight
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Even the best recruiters lose battles because it is impossible to land the services of every prospect. The 247 Network names Michigan the most likely to sign Upshur. For Penn State it would be best to see him end up at Miami, out of the conference and out of the region. [Read More]
Penn State Reveals Cyberattacks Against College of Liberal Arts Penn State Reveals Cyberattacks Against College of Liberal Arts
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
Penn State has discovered a series of cyberattacks on the university, though the perpetrators are unknown. "If you’re connected to the internet these days, you’re under constant attack," Kevin Morooney says. "There’s numerous stories in the media about various industries being attacked." [Read More]
Penn State Football:Four-Star Defensive Tackle Ellison Jordan Verbally Commits Penn State Football:Four-Star Defensive Tackle Ellison Jordan Verbally Commits
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Jordan is not only the third commit of the week for Penn State but the third defensive tackle to join the fold in the past several days. Hailing from Baltimore, Maryland, he stands 6-feet, 262 pounds. ESPN ranks Jordan at 135th in the nation and the fifth best prospect in the state of Maryland. [Read More]
Penn State Ticket Guru Bud Meredith Retires After Five Decades Penn State Ticket Guru Bud Meredith Retires After Five Decades
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
When he joined the staff, the stadium held 46,284 people and averaged just over 40,000 fans per game. In the 1960s, he'd account more than 40,000 football tickets by hand. As Penn State football grew -- and Beaver Stadium along with it -- Bud Meredith's operation followed suit. [Read More]
For James Franklin and Penn State, Why Hiring Jim Haslett is a Low-Cost Win-Win
Column
For James Franklin and Penn State, Why Hiring Jim Haslett is a Low-Cost Win-Win
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Hiring Jim Haslett as a consultant for the Penn State football team makes a lot of sense for coach James Franklin – as it does for Haslett himself. And, likely, doesn’t cost many dollars. At least not for Penn State. [Read More]
Former Penn State Soccer Star To Appear In ESPN’s Body Issue Former Penn State Soccer Star To Appear In ESPN’s Body Issue
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Rappaport
“It’s important to show your vulnerabilities,” Krieger told ESPN. “I’m proud of my body, I’m proud of my sport, I’m proud of being a female athlete. Being naked is just another aspect of that. It’s real. It’s raw. It’s honest.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defensive Tackle Christian Colon Verbally Commits Penn State Football: Defensive Tackle Christian Colon Verbally Commits
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State added its seventh commit since the middle of May and second straight defensive tackle as Christian Colon verbally committed to the Nittany Lions on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Student Tickets Sell Out, Freshman And Sophomore Tickets Gone In 25 Minutes Penn State Football: Student Tickets Sell Out, Freshman And Sophomore Tickets Gone In 25 Minutes
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As usual the tickets sold the fastest with underclassmen -- highlighted by an eight-minute sellout of the sophomore allotment. The sophomore and freshmen combined to sell out their allotments in 25 minutes on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively. [Read More]
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Connie Cousins

Plenty of Great Summer Reads for Women

It's time for backyard barbecues, afternoons at the pool or a vacation — complete with beach or mountains. Some women long to get up to their necks in a mystery, while others abhor dead bodies and clues and opt for a good romance set in a far off country.

Patty Kleban

Family, The Ties That Bind

Remember the time Gregg slipped on the moss and went over that waterfall? Remember how Uncle Ray Ray hated cussing? Remember when we came to Penn State and there was a cow loose by the stadium? New jobs. Divorces. Weddings. Graduations. Children. Grandchildren.

Football Camps Show Off Arms of Former QBs on Penn State Coaching StaffMike Poorman

The Nittany Lion coaching staff features six former quarterbacks and four head coaches, past and present. Ex-QBs include head coach James Franklin and offensive coordinator John Donovan (left).

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