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Memorial Day Festivities Bring Families to Boalsburg

Memorial Day Festivities Bring Families to Boalsburg

- Zach Berger

"There are a lot of things that people in the military do that we don’t even know about or realize," Carlos Juarez says. "We do enjoy because of their sacrifices this freedom, so it’s a good opportunity to really recognize that families are sacrificing their time. It’s a good time to bond a


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Great Weather And Sun Hits Boalsburg For Memorial Day
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Great Weather And Sun Hits Boalsburg For Memorial Day
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The weather couldn't have been any better on Monday afternoon as Memorial Day got underway in Boalsburg. From shop vendors to grilling, there wasn't anyone inside with the sun beaming down. [Read More]
World War II Re-enactors Honor Sacrifices of Soldiers Past World War II Re-enactors Honor Sacrifices of Soldiers Past
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"We had guys who were 18, 19, or 20 years old laying down their lives and making the ultimate sacrifice for us," says Michael Montgomery. "Especially during Memorial Day weekend, it’s a good time to remember them. We wouldn’t be here without them, plain and simple." [Read More]
Bill To Be Introduced To Name Bridge After Joe Paterno Bill To Be Introduced To Name Bridge After Joe Paterno
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Michael Salem
State Representative Michael Regan, a Republican from Northern York County, thinks it is time to “honor the football career of Joe Paterno.” Regan plans to introduce a bill soon that would make the turnpike bridge over the Susquehanna River the Joseph V. Paterno Memorial Bridge, if passed. [Read More]
Teaching Kids How to Grow Their Own Food — With Fish
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Teaching Kids How to Grow Their Own Food — With Fish
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
"Our kids are on their fifth crop of lettuce," says Lyke, who has been teaching biology for 19 years. "Our tomato plant is huge; I have dozens and dozens of ripening cherry tomatoes, and the Swiss Chard is coming out of my ears." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Condon Set To Fill Vacant Assistant Role Penn State Basketball: Condon Set To Fill Vacant Assistant Role
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The search is over and instead of looking outside the program, Penn State will promote director of basketball operations Ross Condon to fill the assistant coaching vacancy left by Brian Daly. [Read More]
Two Decades of Students Give Retiring Choir Director Surprise of a Lifetime Two Decades of Students Give Retiring Choir Director Surprise of a Lifetime
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"I walked in and heard singing and it was magical," Drafall says. "It was shocking and then as I looked at people and I realized how far they are from here, from California, Washington, Colorado, Louisiana. It was really touching to know they would rearrange their lives to be a part of this." [Read More]
Memorial Day Parade a Family Tradition in Boalsburg
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Memorial Day Parade a Family Tradition in Boalsburg
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"The children have grown up with it and now it's the grandchildren with me at the parade," Jeff Selvage says. "It's great seeing the fellowship with the community. You can't say enough for the firemen and other volunteers and all they do to support the effort for Memorial Day." [Read More]
Community Profile: Boalsburg Means Memorial Day, Museums, Tussey Mountain and More Community Profile: Boalsburg Means Memorial Day, Museums, Tussey Mountain and More
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, T. Wayne Waters
Three Boalsburg ladies, as the story goes, decorated the graves of Civil War soldiers in the Boalsburg Cemetery in 1864, a custom that was continued every year since in the village. The practice became commonplace in communities around the nation. [Read More]
Carnival Features Rides, Fried Food, and Bingo to Support Boalsburg Fire Company Carnival Features Rides, Fried Food, and Bingo to Support Boalsburg Fire Company
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"This is one of the reasons we love Boalsburg so much and one of the reasons we moved here," resident Patrick Hockey says. "It's just because of the family atmosphere and neighborhood and events like this that all play a part." [Read More]
Flames Destroy Backyard Deck, Menace Home, Alert Neighbors Save the Day Flames Destroy Backyard Deck, Menace Home, Alert Neighbors Save the Day
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"I was downstairs watching the Pirates," says Norm Brown who lives next door. "My wife yells down and says, 'There's a lot of smoke coming from the back.' And all of the sudden she goes, 'Oh, there's flames!'" [Read More]

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World War II Re-enactors Honor Sacrifices of Soldiers Past World War II Re-enactors Honor Sacrifices of Soldiers Past
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"We had guys who were 18, 19, or 20 years old laying down their lives and making the ultimate sacrifice for us," says Michael Montgomery. "Especially during Memorial Day weekend, it’s a good time to remember them. We wouldn’t be here without them, plain and simple." [Read More]
Bill To Be Introduced To Name Bridge After Joe Paterno Bill To Be Introduced To Name Bridge After Joe Paterno
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Michael Salem
State Representative Michael Regan, a Republican from Northern York County, thinks it is time to “honor the football career of Joe Paterno.” Regan plans to introduce a bill soon that would make the turnpike bridge over the Susquehanna River the Joseph V. Paterno Memorial Bridge, if passed. [Read More]
Teaching Kids How to Grow Their Own Food — With Fish
Column
Teaching Kids How to Grow Their Own Food — With Fish
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
"Our kids are on their fifth crop of lettuce," says Lyke, who has been teaching biology for 19 years. "Our tomato plant is huge; I have dozens and dozens of ripening cherry tomatoes, and the Swiss Chard is coming out of my ears." [Read More]
Two Decades of Students Give Retiring Choir Director Surprise of a Lifetime Two Decades of Students Give Retiring Choir Director Surprise of a Lifetime
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"I walked in and heard singing and it was magical," Drafall says. "It was shocking and then as I looked at people and I realized how far they are from here, from California, Washington, Colorado, Louisiana. It was really touching to know they would rearrange their lives to be a part of this." [Read More]
Memorial Day Parade a Family Tradition in Boalsburg
Photos
Memorial Day Parade a Family Tradition in Boalsburg
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"The children have grown up with it and now it's the grandchildren with me at the parade," Jeff Selvage says. "It's great seeing the fellowship with the community. You can't say enough for the firemen and other volunteers and all they do to support the effort for Memorial Day." [Read More]
Community Profile: Boalsburg Means Memorial Day, Museums, Tussey Mountain and More Community Profile: Boalsburg Means Memorial Day, Museums, Tussey Mountain and More
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, T. Wayne Waters
Three Boalsburg ladies, as the story goes, decorated the graves of Civil War soldiers in the Boalsburg Cemetery in 1864, a custom that was continued every year since in the village. The practice became commonplace in communities around the nation. [Read More]
Carnival Features Rides, Fried Food, and Bingo to Support Boalsburg Fire Company Carnival Features Rides, Fried Food, and Bingo to Support Boalsburg Fire Company
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"This is one of the reasons we love Boalsburg so much and one of the reasons we moved here," resident Patrick Hockey says. "It's just because of the family atmosphere and neighborhood and events like this that all play a part." [Read More]
Flames Destroy Backyard Deck, Menace Home, Alert Neighbors Save the Day Flames Destroy Backyard Deck, Menace Home, Alert Neighbors Save the Day
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"I was downstairs watching the Pirates," says Norm Brown who lives next door. "My wife yells down and says, 'There's a lot of smoke coming from the back.' And all of the sudden she goes, 'Oh, there's flames!'" [Read More]
Alum Unveils Corbett's Involvement in Freeh Selection for Investigation Alum Unveils Corbett's Involvement in Freeh Selection for Investigation
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"It's hard to find a concrete link that the candidates were forced on the board, but the fact that the only two candidates they seriously considered were two of the three from Corbett's list is fairly close," Penn State alumnus Ryan Bagwell says. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Cleveland Dozer has not had the easiest time of things, but he's still purr-fect. This cat was found in a dumpster. C-D was rescued by good Samaritans and turned over to Centre County PAWS. Thanks to lots of TLC from PAWS volunteers, he's now a sleek young cat. [Read More]

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Great Weather And Sun Hits Boalsburg For Memorial Day
Photos
Great Weather And Sun Hits Boalsburg For Memorial Day
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The weather couldn't have been any better on Monday afternoon as Memorial Day got underway in Boalsburg. From shop vendors to grilling, there wasn't anyone inside with the sun beaming down. [Read More]
Bill To Be Introduced To Name Bridge After Joe Paterno Bill To Be Introduced To Name Bridge After Joe Paterno
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Michael Salem
State Representative Michael Regan, a Republican from Northern York County, thinks it is time to “honor the football career of Joe Paterno.” Regan plans to introduce a bill soon that would make the turnpike bridge over the Susquehanna River the Joseph V. Paterno Memorial Bridge, if passed. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Condon Set To Fill Vacant Assistant Role Penn State Basketball: Condon Set To Fill Vacant Assistant Role
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The search is over and instead of looking outside the program, Penn State will promote director of basketball operations Ross Condon to fill the assistant coaching vacancy left by Brian Daly. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Franklin, Data Is The Key In Season Evaluations Penn State Football: For Franklin, Data Is The Key In Season Evaluations
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The data doesn't lie. A perfect example of that is the wildcat (formation). The wildcat was one of our most efficient formations and one of our most efficient plays. You go back and study the data because we all have emotional bias, and being able to study the data takes that part out of it." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Caravan Comes To A Close, And Probably Just In Time Penn State Football: Caravan Comes To A Close, And Probably Just In Time
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If James Franklin, a man who thrives in front of the camera, is happy to shorten the tour before it ever starts, then that's a sign it has lasted just long enough. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Sees Graduate Transfer Rule As Challenge, Barbour Critical Of Its Application Penn State Football: Franklin Sees Graduate Transfer Rule As Challenge, Barbour Critical Of Its Application
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We graduate so many players in three and a half years, that if they redshirt they've got another year left. So that's kind of one of the decisions we make, where is he going to be the most useful to us, as a fifth year redshirt senior or as a true freshman now." [Read More]
With Only #107 Days ’til Temple Opener, Penn State's Players Are Also Coaches
Column
With Only #107 Days ’til Temple Opener, Penn State's Players Are Also Coaches
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
James Franklin likes to say that over the summer, the Penn State football program is in the hands of the players. “We’re the only ones here in the first summer session," says defensive end Garrett Sickels (left). ”We’ll make sure it gets done.” [Read More]
‘We’ll Know When It’s Time': Barbour Talks Honoring Paterno ‘We’ll Know When It’s Time': Barbour Talks Honoring Paterno
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Megan Fleming
“I have no doubt that at the right time, as some of the legal issues have been sorted through…Penn State will honor not only Joe Paterno’s legacy but the Paterno family’s legacy,” Barbour told The Inquirer. “We’ll know when it’s time.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Doesn't Enjoy Recruiting 'I Enjoy Winning' Penn State Football: James Franklin Doesn't Enjoy Recruiting 'I Enjoy Winning'
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The prevailing belief is that James Franklin enjoys recruiting. That he enjoys hitting the trail for long days and short nights. But Franklin isn't scouring the state for talent simply because he enjoys the thrill. [Read More]
Cornerback Da’Quan Davis No Longer With Penn State Program Cornerback Da’Quan Davis No Longer With Penn State Program
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, David Abruzesse
“Da’Quan is no longer with the team,” Franklin said to the Post-Gazette on Wednesday. “I keep my comments pretty limited on those things, but we wish him the best, but he’s no longer with the program." [Read More]

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Great Weather And Sun Hits Boalsburg For Memorial Day
Photos
Great Weather And Sun Hits Boalsburg For Memorial Day
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The weather couldn't have been any better on Monday afternoon as Memorial Day got underway in Boalsburg. From shop vendors to grilling, there wasn't anyone inside with the sun beaming down. [Read More]
Bill To Be Introduced To Name Bridge After Joe Paterno Bill To Be Introduced To Name Bridge After Joe Paterno
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Michael Salem
State Representative Michael Regan, a Republican from Northern York County, thinks it is time to “honor the football career of Joe Paterno.” Regan plans to introduce a bill soon that would make the turnpike bridge over the Susquehanna River the Joseph V. Paterno Memorial Bridge, if passed. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Condon Set To Fill Vacant Assistant Role Penn State Basketball: Condon Set To Fill Vacant Assistant Role
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The search is over and instead of looking outside the program, Penn State will promote director of basketball operations Ross Condon to fill the assistant coaching vacancy left by Brian Daly. [Read More]
Alum Unveils Corbett's Involvement in Freeh Selection for Investigation Alum Unveils Corbett's Involvement in Freeh Selection for Investigation
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"It's hard to find a concrete link that the candidates were forced on the board, but the fact that the only two candidates they seriously considered were two of the three from Corbett's list is fairly close," Penn State alumnus Ryan Bagwell says. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Franklin, Data Is The Key In Season Evaluations Penn State Football: For Franklin, Data Is The Key In Season Evaluations
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The data doesn't lie. A perfect example of that is the wildcat (formation). The wildcat was one of our most efficient formations and one of our most efficient plays. You go back and study the data because we all have emotional bias, and being able to study the data takes that part out of it." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Caravan Comes To A Close, And Probably Just In Time Penn State Football: Caravan Comes To A Close, And Probably Just In Time
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If James Franklin, a man who thrives in front of the camera, is happy to shorten the tour before it ever starts, then that's a sign it has lasted just long enough. [Read More]
Children and Youth Services Opposes Subpoena in Sandusky Victim Lawsuit Children and Youth Services Opposes Subpoena in Sandusky Victim Lawsuit
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Johnson says CYS was not given "reasonable time to comply," and that the subpoena "requires disclosure of privileged and protected matter." He argues that turning those documents over would Pennsylvania's various child protection laws. [Read More]
Judge Shoots Down Curley & Schultz Requests in McQueary Lawsuit Judge Shoots Down Curley & Schultz Requests in McQueary Lawsuit
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Schultz and Curley wanted to keep McQueary's legal team from seeing certain documents, including communication between Penn State's former general counsel, Cynthia Baldwin, and the lawyers who now represent the former administrators. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Sees Graduate Transfer Rule As Challenge, Barbour Critical Of Its Application Penn State Football: Franklin Sees Graduate Transfer Rule As Challenge, Barbour Critical Of Its Application
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We graduate so many players in three and a half years, that if they redshirt they've got another year left. So that's kind of one of the decisions we make, where is he going to be the most useful to us, as a fifth year redshirt senior or as a true freshman now." [Read More]
With Only #107 Days ’til Temple Opener, Penn State's Players Are Also Coaches
Column
With Only #107 Days ’til Temple Opener, Penn State's Players Are Also Coaches
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
James Franklin likes to say that over the summer, the Penn State football program is in the hands of the players. “We’re the only ones here in the first summer session," says defensive end Garrett Sickels (left). ”We’ll make sure it gets done.” [Read More]
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"Our kids are on their fifth crop of lettuce," says Lyke, who has been teaching biology for 19 years. "Our tomato plant is huge; I have dozens and dozens of ripening cherry tomatoes, and the Swiss Chard is coming out of my ears."

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