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Putting THON Fundraising Money to Work

Putting THON Fundraising Money to Work

- Centre County Report

Nearly 30 percent of the money collected by Penn State students during the annual THON fundraiser goes to patient care. But the lion's share goes to research in the fight against pediatric cancer. The Centre County Report takes us inside the lab to show us how that money is making a difference.


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Prison Sentence for Man Convicted in Double Stabbing Prison Sentence for Man Convicted in Double Stabbing
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
Brandon Frick was found guilty by a jury on misdemeanor charges of simple assault and reckless endangerment. One of the victims was flown to Altoona Regional Hospital for treatment. Frick reportedly stashed the knife in a box of cereal and initially lied to police about the stabbing. [Read More]
Farmers Co-Op Aims to Deliver
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Farmers Co-Op Aims to Deliver
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
It's hard to feed your kids healthy and appealing food every night, especially with piano, trumpet and homework. Currently, the market partners with 13 vendors offering a range of products, including vegetables, apples, meat, salmon, eggs, milk, cheese, bread, prepared foods, and hot sauces. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Post Impressive Improvements In Offseason Workouts Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Post Impressive Improvements In Offseason Workouts
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It may have been chilly outside of the Lasch Building, but inside the weight room on Thursday afternoon it was plenty warm as the Nittany Lions tested for the final time during the winter workout period. [Read More]
Extreme Cold Challenges Emergency Responders
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Extreme Cold Challenges Emergency Responders
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Paramedics frequently find themselves on the frontlines when the weather turns nasty. And the bitter cold that's frozen the State College area this winter is making a difficult job even harder. As the Centre County Report explains, there's been no shortage of weather-related emergency calls. [Read More]
Penn State Student Faces Felony Trespassing Charges Penn State Student Faces Felony Trespassing Charges
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The witness told police they were in one of the rooms in Brill Hall on Tuesday when there was a knock on the door, but no one was visible through the peephole. They reportedly advised the resident of the room to hide in the bathroom because they feared the knock was from Agboola. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Offseason Workouts Not To Be Overlooked Penn State Football: Offseason Workouts Not To Be Overlooked
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There is always film to watch, playbooks to study and workouts to get in. When you look at football that way instead of the 12 or so weekends out of the year, the season can truly be won or lost before a game is ever played. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, March 5 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, March 5
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Spanier, Curley & Schultz Criminal Cases Put on Hold Spanier, Curley & Schultz Criminal Cases Put on Hold
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Spanier, Curley and Schultz have strongly objected to the court's acceptance of Baldwin's testimony, calling it a violation of their rights. The three defendants claim they were represented by Baldwin when they first testified before a grand jury about Sandusky's abuse. [Read More]
I Went Undercover As A Penn State Sugar Baby I Went Undercover As A Penn State Sugar Baby
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Sarah Caskie
“In State College for two days on business, and wanted to know if I could take you to dinner?” the message read. It seemed innocent enough. I could already see he was visibly nervous. A thin layer of perspiration covered his forehead, and he pulled on the collar of his white-collared shirt. [Read More]
County Commissioners Support 911 Funding Reform County Commissioners Support 911 Funding Reform
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Brittany Svoboda
In 2015, taxpayers will dish out more than $1 million to help fund the county's emergency communications, Neff says, about a half a million more than they contributed in 2002. "Essentially the language that started the funding stream for 911 is outdated and needs to be reformed," Pipe says. [Read More]

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Prison Sentence for Man Convicted in Double Stabbing Prison Sentence for Man Convicted in Double Stabbing
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
Brandon Frick was found guilty by a jury on misdemeanor charges of simple assault and reckless endangerment. One of the victims was flown to Altoona Regional Hospital for treatment. Frick reportedly stashed the knife in a box of cereal and initially lied to police about the stabbing. [Read More]
Farmers Co-Op Aims to Deliver
Column
Farmers Co-Op Aims to Deliver
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
It's hard to feed your kids healthy and appealing food every night, especially with piano, trumpet and homework. Currently, the market partners with 13 vendors offering a range of products, including vegetables, apples, meat, salmon, eggs, milk, cheese, bread, prepared foods, and hot sauces. [Read More]
Extreme Cold Challenges Emergency Responders
Video
Extreme Cold Challenges Emergency Responders
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Paramedics frequently find themselves on the frontlines when the weather turns nasty. And the bitter cold that's frozen the State College area this winter is making a difficult job even harder. As the Centre County Report explains, there's been no shortage of weather-related emergency calls. [Read More]
Penn State Student Faces Felony Trespassing Charges Penn State Student Faces Felony Trespassing Charges
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The witness told police they were in one of the rooms in Brill Hall on Tuesday when there was a knock on the door, but no one was visible through the peephole. They reportedly advised the resident of the room to hide in the bathroom because they feared the knock was from Agboola. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, March 5 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, March 5
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Spanier, Curley & Schultz Criminal Cases Put on Hold Spanier, Curley & Schultz Criminal Cases Put on Hold
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Spanier, Curley and Schultz have strongly objected to the court's acceptance of Baldwin's testimony, calling it a violation of their rights. The three defendants claim they were represented by Baldwin when they first testified before a grand jury about Sandusky's abuse. [Read More]
I Went Undercover As A Penn State Sugar Baby I Went Undercover As A Penn State Sugar Baby
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Sarah Caskie
“In State College for two days on business, and wanted to know if I could take you to dinner?” the message read. It seemed innocent enough. I could already see he was visibly nervous. A thin layer of perspiration covered his forehead, and he pulled on the collar of his white-collared shirt. [Read More]
County Commissioners Support 911 Funding Reform County Commissioners Support 911 Funding Reform
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Brittany Svoboda
In 2015, taxpayers will dish out more than $1 million to help fund the county's emergency communications, Neff says, about a half a million more than they contributed in 2002. "Essentially the language that started the funding stream for 911 is outdated and needs to be reformed," Pipe says. [Read More]
Lawsuit Over Board of Trustees Election Heats Up in Courtroom Lawsuit Over Board of Trustees Election Heats Up in Courtroom
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"The first thing that's clear to me is that Mr. Masser doesn't belong in this case," Argentieri said. He argued that, even if Stairs' allegations are completely true, Masser still would've won his "duly elected" seat on the board. [Read More]
Building an Igloo is 'Snow Problem' For College Township Residents
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Building an Igloo is 'Snow Problem' For College Township Residents
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
With the extreme cold weather we've been having most of us have been huddled up inside. But for some hardy souls, it's been a perfect time to head outside for a community building project -- one snow block at a time. The Centre County Report has a fascinating look at the igloo in College Township. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Post Impressive Improvements In Offseason Workouts Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Post Impressive Improvements In Offseason Workouts
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It may have been chilly outside of the Lasch Building, but inside the weight room on Thursday afternoon it was plenty warm as the Nittany Lions tested for the final time during the winter workout period. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Offseason Workouts Not To Be Overlooked Penn State Football: Offseason Workouts Not To Be Overlooked
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There is always film to watch, playbooks to study and workouts to get in. When you look at football that way instead of the 12 or so weekends out of the year, the season can truly be won or lost before a game is ever played. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, March 5 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, March 5
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
From Penn State to the Steelers, Jim Bradley is Just What the Doctor Ordered
Column
From Penn State to the Steelers, Jim Bradley is Just What the Doctor Ordered
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Dr. Jim Bradley made his mark on the Penn State football field before becoming the Pittsburgh Steelers' team doctor, a post he has held for 25 years. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Ohio State Catches Fire on Way To 77-67 Win Penn State Basketball: Ohio State Catches Fire on Way To 77-67 Win
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"In the Big Ten you need guys who can make shots. We didn't make shots," Chambers said. "There were three guys keyed on DJ most of the game. We needed other guys to step up. Ross [Travis] helped in the first half, DJ helped in the beginning of the second half. We needed to put the ball inside an [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set For One Final Run On Senior Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set For One Final Run On Senior Night
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The last time Penn State canceled classes was on February 14, 2007, and it produced one of the most memorable nights in the history of the Nittany Lion basketball program. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Wednesday, March 4 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Wednesday, March 4
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Holstrom Likely To Miss Remainder Of Season With Injury Penn State Hockey: Holstrom Likely To Miss Remainder Of Season With Injury
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“The response [to Holstrom leaving the game Saturday] you saw was genuine. I think everybody really knows how much he means to the team, not just on the ice but to the team. You can see how the guys feel about him,” Gadowsky said. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Upcoming Offseason As Big As It Gets For Program's Future Penn State Basketball: Upcoming Offseason As Big As It Gets For Program's Future
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whatever you might think about the successes and failures of Penn State's season, Pat Chambers and his staff face an offseason that might be even more important than the regular season they're about to complete. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Tuesday, March 3 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Tuesday, March 3
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Post Impressive Improvements In Offseason Workouts Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Post Impressive Improvements In Offseason Workouts
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It may have been chilly outside of the Lasch Building, but inside the weight room on Thursday afternoon it was plenty warm as the Nittany Lions tested for the final time during the winter workout period. [Read More]
Penn State Student Faces Felony Trespassing Charges Penn State Student Faces Felony Trespassing Charges
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The witness told police they were in one of the rooms in Brill Hall on Tuesday when there was a knock on the door, but no one was visible through the peephole. They reportedly advised the resident of the room to hide in the bathroom because they feared the knock was from Agboola. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Offseason Workouts Not To Be Overlooked Penn State Football: Offseason Workouts Not To Be Overlooked
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There is always film to watch, playbooks to study and workouts to get in. When you look at football that way instead of the 12 or so weekends out of the year, the season can truly be won or lost before a game is ever played. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, March 5 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, March 5
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Spanier, Curley & Schultz Criminal Cases Put on Hold Spanier, Curley & Schultz Criminal Cases Put on Hold
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Spanier, Curley and Schultz have strongly objected to the court's acceptance of Baldwin's testimony, calling it a violation of their rights. The three defendants claim they were represented by Baldwin when they first testified before a grand jury about Sandusky's abuse. [Read More]
I Went Undercover As A Penn State Sugar Baby I Went Undercover As A Penn State Sugar Baby
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Sarah Caskie
“In State College for two days on business, and wanted to know if I could take you to dinner?” the message read. It seemed innocent enough. I could already see he was visibly nervous. A thin layer of perspiration covered his forehead, and he pulled on the collar of his white-collared shirt. [Read More]
Lawsuit Over Board of Trustees Election Heats Up in Courtroom Lawsuit Over Board of Trustees Election Heats Up in Courtroom
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"The first thing that's clear to me is that Mr. Masser doesn't belong in this case," Argentieri said. He argued that, even if Stairs' allegations are completely true, Masser still would've won his "duly elected" seat on the board. [Read More]
From Penn State to the Steelers, Jim Bradley is Just What the Doctor Ordered
Column
From Penn State to the Steelers, Jim Bradley is Just What the Doctor Ordered
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Dr. Jim Bradley made his mark on the Penn State football field before becoming the Pittsburgh Steelers' team doctor, a post he has held for 25 years. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Ohio State Catches Fire on Way To 77-67 Win Penn State Basketball: Ohio State Catches Fire on Way To 77-67 Win
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"In the Big Ten you need guys who can make shots. We didn't make shots," Chambers said. "There were three guys keyed on DJ most of the game. We needed other guys to step up. Ross [Travis] helped in the first half, DJ helped in the beginning of the second half. We needed to put the ball inside an [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set For One Final Run On Senior Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set For One Final Run On Senior Night
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The last time Penn State canceled classes was on February 14, 2007, and it produced one of the most memorable nights in the history of the Nittany Lion basketball program. [Read More]
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Michele Marchetti

Farmers Co-Op Aims to Deliver

It's hard to feed your kids healthy and appealing food every night, especially with piano, trumpet and homework. Currently, the market partners with 13 vendors offering a range of products, including vegetables, apples, meat, salmon, eggs, milk, cheese, bread, prepared foods, and hot sauces.

Mike Poorman

From Penn State to the Steelers, Jim Bradley is Just What the Doctor Ordered

Dr. Jim Bradley made his mark on the Penn State football field before becoming the Pittsburgh Steelers' team doctor, a post he has held for 25 years.

Zap Me a Cookie, Would Ya?Russell Frank

The beauty of my Coronamatic was that it had a correcting cartridge. When you mistyped, you popped in the correcting cartridge. At the critical moment I ejected the old cartridge, flung it across my bedroom, Frisbee-style, inserted the new one and resumed typing, all in one fluid motion.

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