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Ten Things to Be Thankful For
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Ten Things to Be Thankful For
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
The steady stream of students makes this place about as recession-proof as a place can be. Rush hours hereabouts are more like rush half-hours. It is now possible to get decent bread, Thai food and locally-brewed beer here. This was not the case back in the 20th century. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Snow To Close Overnight RV Lot, Additional Parking Changes To Be Determined Penn State Football: Snow To Close Overnight RV Lot, Additional Parking Changes To Be Determined
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State officials announced that Wednesday’s snowfall and wet grounds will close the overnight RV lot on Friday, Nov. 28 ahead of Saturday’s football game with Michigan State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Hackenberg Struggles, But Really There Is No Simple Solution Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Hackenberg Struggles, But Really There Is No Simple Solution
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think obviously Christian has got really high standards and expectations for himself and who he wants to be and how he wants to play," Franklin said. "I think there is frustration there with a lot of different things." [Read More]
Borough Road Crews Battle Snow as Early Winter Storm Continues Borough Road Crews Battle Snow as Early Winter Storm Continues
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Temperatures are working in our favor,” says State College Public Works Operations Manager Eric Brooks. “Its about 33 degrees out, so our salt has been very effective at melting snow.” He says borough crews being plowing and salting roads at 7:00 a.m., and will continue up through midnight. [Read More]
Corman Wants to Move Lawsuit with NCAA to Mediation Corman Wants to Move Lawsuit with NCAA to Mediation
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"... we believe we have seen significant movement on those differences and that this matter is now within reach of a mediated resolution," Corman attorney Matthew Haverstick wrote on Tuesday. [Read More]
Paterno, Kenney Make New Allegation Against Penn State in Federal Lawsuit Paterno, Kenney Make New Allegation Against Penn State in Federal Lawsuit
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Moreover, not only has the public now learned that the NCAA was bluffing Penn State when Penn State signed the Consent Decree with the threat of the death penalty, the NCAA has further admitted that, without Penn State agreeing to the Consent Decree the NCAA didn't have jurisdiction to act," the [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Strong Second Half Pushes Nittany Lions Past Akron 78-72 Penn State Basketball: Strong Second Half Pushes Nittany Lions Past Akron 78-72
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
DJ Newbill's 29 points would lead the way for Penn State and clutch free throws and rebounds down the stretch kept Akron from ever gaining any serious control of a game that saw the lead change only three times. [Read More]
Giving Thanks for Locally-Raised Turkey
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Giving Thanks for Locally-Raised Turkey
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
For me, buying a locally raised bird is a choice -- not to mention a privilege. I'm fortunate to live in Central Pennsylvania, what a friend calls "agricultural paradise," and I can afford — once a year — to spend $47.50 on a 10-pound, locally-raised turkey. [Read More]
Winter Storm to Bring Up to Four Inches of Snow to State College, Impact Holiday Travel Winter Storm to Bring Up to Four Inches of Snow to State College, Impact Holiday Travel
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“This couldn’t be worse for travellers on one the busiest days of the year,” Pydynowski says. “This is a very impactful storm that’s already spreading rain across the southeast.” [Read More]
Power Outage in Lemont Impacts Nearly 1,200 People Power Outage in Lemont Impacts Nearly 1,200 People
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“It might be related to weather and strong winds, or it might just be equipment failure,” Meyers said. “Hopefully, most of the impacted customers will have power while we’re making the repairs.” [Read More]

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Ten Things to Be Thankful For
Column
Ten Things to Be Thankful For
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
The steady stream of students makes this place about as recession-proof as a place can be. Rush hours hereabouts are more like rush half-hours. It is now possible to get decent bread, Thai food and locally-brewed beer here. This was not the case back in the 20th century. [Read More]
Borough Road Crews Battle Snow as Early Winter Storm Continues Borough Road Crews Battle Snow as Early Winter Storm Continues
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Temperatures are working in our favor,” says State College Public Works Operations Manager Eric Brooks. “Its about 33 degrees out, so our salt has been very effective at melting snow.” He says borough crews being plowing and salting roads at 7:00 a.m., and will continue up through midnight. [Read More]
Corman Wants to Move Lawsuit with NCAA to Mediation Corman Wants to Move Lawsuit with NCAA to Mediation
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"... we believe we have seen significant movement on those differences and that this matter is now within reach of a mediated resolution," Corman attorney Matthew Haverstick wrote on Tuesday. [Read More]
Paterno, Kenney Make New Allegation Against Penn State in Federal Lawsuit Paterno, Kenney Make New Allegation Against Penn State in Federal Lawsuit
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Moreover, not only has the public now learned that the NCAA was bluffing Penn State when Penn State signed the Consent Decree with the threat of the death penalty, the NCAA has further admitted that, without Penn State agreeing to the Consent Decree the NCAA didn't have jurisdiction to act," the [Read More]
Giving Thanks for Locally-Raised Turkey
Column
Giving Thanks for Locally-Raised Turkey
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
For me, buying a locally raised bird is a choice -- not to mention a privilege. I'm fortunate to live in Central Pennsylvania, what a friend calls "agricultural paradise," and I can afford — once a year — to spend $47.50 on a 10-pound, locally-raised turkey. [Read More]
Winter Storm to Bring Up to Four Inches of Snow to State College, Impact Holiday Travel Winter Storm to Bring Up to Four Inches of Snow to State College, Impact Holiday Travel
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“This couldn’t be worse for travellers on one the busiest days of the year,” Pydynowski says. “This is a very impactful storm that’s already spreading rain across the southeast.” [Read More]
Power Outage in Lemont Impacts Nearly 1,200 People Power Outage in Lemont Impacts Nearly 1,200 People
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“It might be related to weather and strong winds, or it might just be equipment failure,” Meyers said. “Hopefully, most of the impacted customers will have power while we’re making the repairs.” [Read More]
Proposed State College Budget Cuts Two Police Officers to Offset Rising Costs Proposed State College Budget Cuts Two Police Officers to Offset Rising Costs
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“This creates some administrative issues that we can handle, but the staff will begin to feel the impact,” King said. “This is a tough budget that calls for tough decisions, but we shouldn’t lose sight of the fact that we can’t afford to keep cutting staff at this rate.” [Read More]
The Diner's Specially-Priced Thanksgiving Dinners Will Benefit Charities The Diner's Specially-Priced Thanksgiving Dinners Will Benefit Charities
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Chris Morelli
In the end, countless volunteers will come together, serve a great meal and help people during the process. "It really is a community event," Greer says. "It's great opportunity for people to contribute and help a local family. The family really needs it. We really want to turn it up a notch." [Read More]
Corman Asks Court to Force NCAA to Produce Emails with Big Ten Corman Asks Court to Force NCAA to Produce Emails with Big Ten
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Corman's latest request comes less than a week after the Commonwealth Court ruled against the NCAA, making it more difficult for the athletic organization to invoke attorney-client privilege. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Snow To Close Overnight RV Lot, Additional Parking Changes To Be Determined Penn State Football: Snow To Close Overnight RV Lot, Additional Parking Changes To Be Determined
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State officials announced that Wednesday’s snowfall and wet grounds will close the overnight RV lot on Friday, Nov. 28 ahead of Saturday’s football game with Michigan State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Hackenberg Struggles, But Really There Is No Simple Solution Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Hackenberg Struggles, But Really There Is No Simple Solution
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think obviously Christian has got really high standards and expectations for himself and who he wants to be and how he wants to play," Franklin said. "I think there is frustration there with a lot of different things." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Strong Second Half Pushes Nittany Lions Past Akron 78-72 Penn State Basketball: Strong Second Half Pushes Nittany Lions Past Akron 78-72
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
DJ Newbill's 29 points would lead the way for Penn State and clutch free throws and rebounds down the stretch kept Akron from ever gaining any serious control of a game that saw the lead change only three times. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull Ready To Face One Final Defensive Challenge Penn State Football: Hull Ready To Face One Final Defensive Challenge
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The last two years we were big underdogs," Hull said on Tuesday. "Came out on top both times. We're just going to keep doing what we've been doing. Working hard every week, focusing on our fundamentals. Everything will take care of itself when we're out there on Saturday." [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin News Conference Updates Penn State Football: James Franklin News Conference Updates
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Franklin will speak to the media around 12:40 to give the latest on Penn State football and the Nittany Lions as they prepare to face the Spartans before finding out which bowl game they will be heading to. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill And Garner Talk Game Winning Play Against Cornell Penn State Basketball: Newbill And Garner Talk Game Winning Play Against Cornell
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I didn't know what was going to happen," Newbill said on Monday. "I saw him steal the pass and I'm like 'what's going to happen next?' (Garner) looked up and we made eye contact and he threw it and I had to shoot fast. I had to look on the camera (afterwards) to see what really happened." [Read More]
Ben State Football: Even As Sanction Era Draws To Close, Nine Big Ten Programs Lost More Than Nittany Lions Ben State Football: Even As Sanction Era Draws To Close, Nine Big Ten Programs Lost More Than Nittany Lions
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has gone 21-14 since 2012 with two games to go in what can safely be called the end of the most difficult years of the sanction era. Compared to the span of 2000-2004 it's a walk in the park after the Nittany Lions went 26-33 over that five year span. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Nov. 24 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, Nov. 24
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]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Sneak By USC 63-61 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Sneak By USC 63-61
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State opened up a 15-2 lead early in Sunday afternoon's contest thanks to hot shooting and balanced offense across the board. Turnovers and a cold streak shortly thereafter saw USC climb back into the game. [Read More]
Little Lions Defense Dominates McDowell in 27-6 Playoff Win Little Lions Defense Dominates McDowell in 27-6 Playoff Win
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Matt Allibone
“They’ve been phenomenal all year long but they really set the tone for how we play football,” Lintal said. “They don’t want to just tackle you. They want to knock guys down and for the offense the know where they’re at all the time.” [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Snow To Close Overnight RV Lot, Additional Parking Changes To Be Determined Penn State Football: Snow To Close Overnight RV Lot, Additional Parking Changes To Be Determined
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State officials announced that Wednesday’s snowfall and wet grounds will close the overnight RV lot on Friday, Nov. 28 ahead of Saturday’s football game with Michigan State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Hackenberg Struggles, But Really There Is No Simple Solution Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Hackenberg Struggles, But Really There Is No Simple Solution
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think obviously Christian has got really high standards and expectations for himself and who he wants to be and how he wants to play," Franklin said. "I think there is frustration there with a lot of different things." [Read More]
Corman Wants to Move Lawsuit with NCAA to Mediation Corman Wants to Move Lawsuit with NCAA to Mediation
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"... we believe we have seen significant movement on those differences and that this matter is now within reach of a mediated resolution," Corman attorney Matthew Haverstick wrote on Tuesday. [Read More]
Paterno, Kenney Make New Allegation Against Penn State in Federal Lawsuit Paterno, Kenney Make New Allegation Against Penn State in Federal Lawsuit
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Moreover, not only has the public now learned that the NCAA was bluffing Penn State when Penn State signed the Consent Decree with the threat of the death penalty, the NCAA has further admitted that, without Penn State agreeing to the Consent Decree the NCAA didn't have jurisdiction to act," the [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Strong Second Half Pushes Nittany Lions Past Akron 78-72 Penn State Basketball: Strong Second Half Pushes Nittany Lions Past Akron 78-72
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
DJ Newbill's 29 points would lead the way for Penn State and clutch free throws and rebounds down the stretch kept Akron from ever gaining any serious control of a game that saw the lead change only three times. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull Ready To Face One Final Defensive Challenge Penn State Football: Hull Ready To Face One Final Defensive Challenge
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The last two years we were big underdogs," Hull said on Tuesday. "Came out on top both times. We're just going to keep doing what we've been doing. Working hard every week, focusing on our fundamentals. Everything will take care of itself when we're out there on Saturday." [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin News Conference Updates Penn State Football: James Franklin News Conference Updates
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Franklin will speak to the media around 12:40 to give the latest on Penn State football and the Nittany Lions as they prepare to face the Spartans before finding out which bowl game they will be heading to. [Read More]
Corman Asks Court to Force NCAA to Produce Emails with Big Ten Corman Asks Court to Force NCAA to Produce Emails with Big Ten
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Corman's latest request comes less than a week after the Commonwealth Court ruled against the NCAA, making it more difficult for the athletic organization to invoke attorney-client privilege. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill And Garner Talk Game Winning Play Against Cornell Penn State Basketball: Newbill And Garner Talk Game Winning Play Against Cornell
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I didn't know what was going to happen," Newbill said on Monday. "I saw him steal the pass and I'm like 'what's going to happen next?' (Garner) looked up and we made eye contact and he threw it and I had to shoot fast. I had to look on the camera (afterwards) to see what really happened." [Read More]
Wednesday Winter Storm May Make Thanksgiving Travel Difficult Wednesday Winter Storm May Make Thanksgiving Travel Difficult
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“We believe there is definitely going to be some snow,” Larson says. “The question is how much... I think this is going to lead to some holiday travel headaches all across the Mideast and Atlantic region.” [Read More]
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Russell Frank

Ten Things to Be Thankful For

The steady stream of students makes this place about as recession-proof as a place can be. Rush hours hereabouts are more like rush half-hours. It is now possible to get decent bread, Thai food and locally-brewed beer here. This was not the case back in the 20th century.

Michele Marchetti

Giving Thanks for Locally-Raised Turkey

For me, buying a locally raised bird is a choice -- not to mention a privilege. I'm fortunate to live in Central Pennsylvania, what a friend calls "agricultural paradise," and I can afford — once a year — to spend $47.50 on a 10-pound, locally-raised turkey.

A University With a Culture ProblemPatty Kleban

From the Ivy League to community colleges, sexual assault has become epidemic on college campuses. According to the Center for Disease Control, approximately 1 in 5 women will face either an attempted or successful sexual assault during her college experience.

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