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Police: Despite Recent High-Profile Incidents, Boalsburg Crime is Down

Police: Despite Recent High-Profile Incidents, Boalsburg Crime is Down

- Jennifer Miller

While Boalsburg has seen serious crimes in recent months -- from an armed bank robbery to cemetery vandalism to a burglary and theft at businesses –- State College Police Chief Tom King says crime in the area has actually declined.


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Penn State Football: Howle And Urschel Named To NFF Hampshire Honor Society Penn State Football: Howle And Urschel Named To NFF Hampshire Honor Society
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State football players and academic standouts Ty Howle and John Urschel have been selected to the National Football Foundation’s Hampshire Honor Society for the 2013 season. [Read More]
PennDot Sets 70 MPH Speed Limit on Some Highways PennDot Sets 70 MPH Speed Limit on Some Highways
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
In a move that PennDot says will make travel "more efficient" a pilot program is phasing in 70 mph speed limits on sections of three Pennsylvania interstate highways -- including the stretch of I-80 that passes through Centre County. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, July 23 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, July 23
20 hours 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]
Eighth-Grader Launches Unique Fundraising Campaign for Turkey Trip Eighth-Grader Launches Unique Fundraising Campaign for Turkey Trip
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jessica Tully
"This has been a humbling experience," says Nate's mother, Jennifer Gray. "It was inspirational to have people from all over the world offer their support for this educational enrichment. We are thrilled as we know this experience will impact the way Nate views and interacts with the world." [Read More]
Life in Prison: It's Not a Nice Place to Visit and You Wouldn't Want to Live There
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Life in Prison: It's Not a Nice Place to Visit and You Wouldn't Want to Live There
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
I had asked Mrs. Vedam what she thought her son would have done with his life if he hadn't gone to prison. Without hesitation, she said, "He would have been a physicist like his father." [Read More]
Red Cross Issues Urgent Appeal for Blood Donors Red Cross Issues Urgent Appeal for Blood Donors
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"We have to collect about 900 units every day -- every day. And that's been a struggle," says Keeler. "We're hovering around a two day supply [of blood] or less." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Athlon Names Franklin And Staff No.9 In The Nation Penn State Football: Athlon Names Franklin And Staff No.9 In The Nation
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin and his staff have turned plenty of heads on the recruiting trail and Athlon Sports has taken notice naming Franklin and his staff the 9th best in the nation heading into the 2014 season. [Read More]
Former Assistant Coaches, Jay Paterno, Bill Kenney, File Federal Lawsuit Against Penn State Former Assistant Coaches, Jay Paterno, Bill Kenney, File Federal Lawsuit Against Penn State
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jessica Tully
Kenney and Paterno are asking the university to issue a public statement confirming that neither committed any wrongdoings, pay their attorney fees and award them past and future damages for loss of employment benefits, as well as compensation for emotional distress. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2016 Targets Begin To Take Shape As Recruiting Continues Penn State Football: 2016 Targets Begin To Take Shape As Recruiting Continues
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State started off the 2016 recruiting class this weekend with four-star running back Miles Sanders giving his verbal commitment to James Franklin and his staff. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, July 22 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, July 22
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
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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PennDot Sets 70 MPH Speed Limit on Some Highways PennDot Sets 70 MPH Speed Limit on Some Highways
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
In a move that PennDot says will make travel "more efficient" a pilot program is phasing in 70 mph speed limits on sections of three Pennsylvania interstate highways -- including the stretch of I-80 that passes through Centre County. [Read More]
Red Cross Issues Urgent Appeal for Blood Donors Red Cross Issues Urgent Appeal for Blood Donors
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"We have to collect about 900 units every day -- every day. And that's been a struggle," says Keeler. "We're hovering around a two day supply [of blood] or less." [Read More]
'Vietnam Revisited' Educates Public While Honoring Veterans 'Vietnam Revisited' Educates Public While Honoring Veterans
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
On the Pennsylvania Military Museum lawn, military reenactors guided visitors on a trip into a not-so-distant past with the sixth annual “Vietnam Revisted” event. A bivouac of canvas tents housed soldiers and nurses. New recruits were taught proper weapon maintenance. [Read More]
Rotary Club of State College Downtown contributes nearly $40,000 to local organizations Rotary Club of State College Downtown contributes nearly $40,000 to local organizations
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
"Thanks to our club membership – especially our very active fundraising committee — this was one of the most successful years in recent memory," stated George Trudeau, immediate past president whose term ended in early July. [Read More]
Penn State Freshman Dies After Being Hit by Truck Penn State Freshman Dies After Being Hit by Truck
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
State College police have confirmed Penn State freshman Eva O'Brian has died after being struck by a truck while jogging along North Atherton street on July 3. [Read More]
Ramadan Dinner Downtown Brings Cultures Together in Celebration Ramadan Dinner Downtown Brings Cultures Together in Celebration
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Most people here in America don’t often have the chance to have these experiences,” Penn State graduate student Ugur Pakoz says of the multicultural event. “Things like this are very important so people can understand the different cultures around them.” [Read More]
Repeat Snake Thief Sentenced to Up to Seven Years Repeat Snake Thief Sentenced to Up to Seven Years
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Nathan Flick was sentenced for a series of thefts - including 16 snakes and a firearm. Flick first drew the attention of law enforcement in May 2013 when he and two accomplices broke into a home and stole 13 snakes valued at $30,000. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Sweetums is an independent, beautiful cat looking for a welcoming home. She should do well in a home with older children and other cats. [Read More]
'Day of Joy' Swim Meet Brings Teams Together, Raises Money for Penn's Valley Pool 'Day of Joy' Swim Meet Brings Teams Together, Raises Money for Penn's Valley Pool
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I like it when all the teams come together like this,” Collin Leave, 11, of the Park Forest swim team in State College says. “You get to meet a lot of really good swimmers.” [Read More]
Scranton Man Sentenced For Assault After Breaking Police Officer's Elbow Scranton Man Sentenced For Assault After Breaking Police Officer's Elbow
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
A simple case of public urination spun out of control for a Scranton man who has been sentenced to up to nearly two years in jail after an incident in October 2013 that led to a police officer with a broken elbow. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Howle And Urschel Named To NFF Hampshire Honor Society Penn State Football: Howle And Urschel Named To NFF Hampshire Honor Society
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State football players and academic standouts Ty Howle and John Urschel have been selected to the National Football Foundation’s Hampshire Honor Society for the 2013 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Athlon Names Franklin And Staff No.9 In The Nation Penn State Football: Athlon Names Franklin And Staff No.9 In The Nation
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin and his staff have turned plenty of heads on the recruiting trail and Athlon Sports has taken notice naming Franklin and his staff the 9th best in the nation heading into the 2014 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2016 Targets Begin To Take Shape As Recruiting Continues Penn State Football: 2016 Targets Begin To Take Shape As Recruiting Continues
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State started off the 2016 recruiting class this weekend with four-star running back Miles Sanders giving his verbal commitment to James Franklin and his staff. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull One Of Five Nittany Lions Named To Athlon Sports’ Pre-season All-Big Ten Teams Penn State Football: Hull One Of Five Nittany Lions Named To Athlon Sports’ Pre-season All-Big Ten Teams
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State linebacker Mike Hull continues to rack up the preseason recognition for his talents as he was named first-team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports this week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: ESPN Ranks Penn State Michigan Clash No. 14 On Top 25 Of 2013 Penn State Football: ESPN Ranks Penn State Michigan Clash No. 14 On Top 25 Of 2013
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Michigan put together a game for the ages last season. Anyone who watched or was lucky enough to be in attendance won't forget the four overtime thriller anytime soon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Galt Praises Size And Speed Of James Penn State Football: Galt Praises Size And Speed Of James
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"To get a guy that big that does what he does, I haven't seen that," strength and conditioning coach Dwight Galt said. "I've been really lucky. I had five tight ends in the NFL at one time, including Vernon Davis and Dan Gronkowski, Rob's brother, and I'll tell you what -- I'll put Jesse Jam [Read More]
World Class Lacrosse is Closer Than You May Know
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World Class Lacrosse is Closer Than You May Know
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
A Penn State coach, standing on the sidelines at a World Championship in anything is newsworthy. "The world championship was an amazing tournament from all accounts," Tambroni said in an email from Colorado. "First and foremost, it was an honor to represent Team USA." [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Utilizes His Own Brand of David vs. Goliath
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Penn State Football: James Franklin Utilizes His Own Brand of David vs. Goliath
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Playing the underdog may be the perfect role for James Franklin, following the logic of author Malcolm Gladwell. The Penn State coach's tactics are often David-like in his fight against the Goliaths of a monolithic conference in a sport of colossals. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five-Star Simmons Has Nittany Lions In Top 5 Penn State Football: Five-Star Simmons Has Nittany Lions In Top 5
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football landed two separate four-star commits on Saturday and five-star DE Shane Simmons could add his talents to mix down the road as he named Penn State in his Top 5 today. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four-Star Prospects Tab Nittany Lions Saturday Morning Penn State Football: Four-Star Prospects Tab Nittany Lions Saturday Morning
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football picked up two commitments this morning in New Jersey native Irvin Charles and Pittsburgh prospect Miles Sanders. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Howle And Urschel Named To NFF Hampshire Honor Society Penn State Football: Howle And Urschel Named To NFF Hampshire Honor Society
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State football players and academic standouts Ty Howle and John Urschel have been selected to the National Football Foundation’s Hampshire Honor Society for the 2013 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Athlon Names Franklin And Staff No.9 In The Nation Penn State Football: Athlon Names Franklin And Staff No.9 In The Nation
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin and his staff have turned plenty of heads on the recruiting trail and Athlon Sports has taken notice naming Franklin and his staff the 9th best in the nation heading into the 2014 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2016 Targets Begin To Take Shape As Recruiting Continues Penn State Football: 2016 Targets Begin To Take Shape As Recruiting Continues
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State started off the 2016 recruiting class this weekend with four-star running back Miles Sanders giving his verbal commitment to James Franklin and his staff. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull One Of Five Nittany Lions Named To Athlon Sports’ Pre-season All-Big Ten Teams Penn State Football: Hull One Of Five Nittany Lions Named To Athlon Sports’ Pre-season All-Big Ten Teams
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State linebacker Mike Hull continues to rack up the preseason recognition for his talents as he was named first-team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports this week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: ESPN Ranks Penn State Michigan Clash No. 14 On Top 25 Of 2013 Penn State Football: ESPN Ranks Penn State Michigan Clash No. 14 On Top 25 Of 2013
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Michigan put together a game for the ages last season. Anyone who watched or was lucky enough to be in attendance won't forget the four overtime thriller anytime soon. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Galt Praises Size And Speed Of James Penn State Football: Galt Praises Size And Speed Of James
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"To get a guy that big that does what he does, I haven't seen that," strength and conditioning coach Dwight Galt said. "I've been really lucky. I had five tight ends in the NFL at one time, including Vernon Davis and Dan Gronkowski, Rob's brother, and I'll tell you what -- I'll put Jesse Jam [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Utilizes His Own Brand of David vs. Goliath
Column
Penn State Football: James Franklin Utilizes His Own Brand of David vs. Goliath
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Playing the underdog may be the perfect role for James Franklin, following the logic of author Malcolm Gladwell. The Penn State coach's tactics are often David-like in his fight against the Goliaths of a monolithic conference in a sport of colossals. [Read More]
University archivist captures, maintains Penn State's history University archivist captures, maintains Penn State's history
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, John Patishnock
While summer represents somewhat of a slow time for Penn State's University Park campus, the same can't be said for Jackie Esposito, the university archivist who oversees the operation, storage and maintenance of hundreds of thousands of pieces of Penn State memorabilia. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five-Star Simmons Has Nittany Lions In Top 5 Penn State Football: Five-Star Simmons Has Nittany Lions In Top 5
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football landed two separate four-star commits on Saturday and five-star DE Shane Simmons could add his talents to mix down the road as he named Penn State in his Top 5 today. [Read More]
Families Celebrate the Impact of Butterflies at 'Wings in the Park' Families Celebrate the Impact of Butterflies at 'Wings in the Park'
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Families and children learned the many ways butterflies and other pollinating creatures impact human lives at the annual 'Wings in the Park' event at the Snetsinger Butterfly Garden in Tom Tudek Memorial Park. [Read More]
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Russell Frank

Life in Prison: It's Not a Nice Place to Visit and You Wouldn't Want to Live There

I had asked Mrs. Vedam what she thought her son would have done with his life if he hadn't gone to prison. Without hesitation, she said, "He would have been a physicist like his father."

Connie Cousins

Meyer Dairy: It's a Popular Spot on a Summer Night

On any given summer day, and especially in the evening after the kids have eaten their dinner, families head for Meyer Dairy. You can see the lines snaking out the door into the parking lot. It is a favorite of many in this area for a myriad of reasons.

World Class Lacrosse is Closer Than You May KnowPatty Kleban

A Penn State coach, standing on the sidelines at a World Championship in anything is newsworthy. "The world championship was an amazing tournament from all accounts," Tambroni said in an email from Colorado. "First and foremost, it was an honor to represent Team USA."

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