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The Happiest Place in Happy Valley: The Party Goes on All Football Weekend Long in the Overnight RV Lot

The Happiest Place in Happy Valley: The Party Goes on All Football Weekend Long in the Overnight RV Lot

- Vincent Corso, Town&Gown

Everyone loves a Penn State tailgate. But after a long day, most tailgates end with a slow drive out of the parking lot, into the sea of cars headed home from Beaver Stadium. What if your tailgate could go on all weekend long? For a diehard group of fans, tailgating is more than a day.


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Be Careful What You Wish For: The True Costs of Fans’ Unrealistic Impatience
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Be Careful What You Wish For: The True Costs of Fans’ Unrealistic Impatience
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
By Veterans’ Day 2019 we’ve already seen the firings of head coaches at Arkansas, Rutgers and Florida State. The most rash of these firings were at Arkansas and at Florida State where head Coaches Chad Morris and Willie Taggart had yet to even complete their second seasons. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ohio State Star Chase Young Suspended for Two Games, Will Play Against Penn State Penn State Football: Ohio State Star Chase Young Suspended for Two Games, Will Play Against Penn State
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football will indeed have to deal with a legitimate Heisman Trophy candidate when it plays Ohio State on November 23. [Read More]
Phase 2 of Courthouse Renovations Moving Forward Phase 2 of Courthouse Renovations Moving Forward
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The second and final planned phase of renovations to the more than 200 year old Centre County Courthouse will begin soon. [Read More]
County Considers Authorizing Clean Energy Project Financing Program County Considers Authorizing Clean Energy Project Financing Program
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County's Board of Commissioners on Tuesday discussed the possible local authorization of the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program, a financing structure enacted in Pennsylvania last year that allows commercial, agricultural and nonprofit property owners to get low-inter [Read More]
Retired PSU Professor Creates Blue and White Potato Chips Retired PSU Professor Creates Blue and White Potato Chips
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Potato chips are a must-have tailgate food, and a local company has made what might become the must-have Penn State tailgate snack. Tailgater Taters potato chips are blue and white all the way. And yes, you can take that literally. [Read More]
In Bulgaria, Finding the Unexpected
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In Bulgaria, Finding the Unexpected
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
In which Russell Frank connects V.I. Lenin and J.V. Paterno. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Slide to No. 9 in College Football Playoff Rankings Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Slide to No. 9 in College Football Playoff Rankings
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State comes in at No. 9 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings after falling to Minnesota 31-26 this past weekend on the road. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin's Annoyance of Two-Point Criticism a Good Reminder of Something Else Penn State Football: Franklin's Annoyance of Two-Point Criticism a Good Reminder of Something Else
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin didn't leave much room for interpretation on Tuesday that criticism directed at his decision to go for two in the third quarter against Minnesota still annoyed him. [Read More]
Patton Township Receives State Grant for Intersection Reconstruction Patton Township Receives State Grant for Intersection Reconstruction
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Patton Township has received a long sought-after state grant to reconstruct the intersection of Fox Hill and Bernel roads near University Park Airport. [Read More]
Inaugural Centre Film Festival a Success
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Inaugural Centre Film Festival a Success
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Inside Philipsburg's historic Rowland Theatre, last weekend's inaugural Centre Film Festival brought together amateur and professional filmmakers and movie fans from around the area. [Read More]

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Phase 2 of Courthouse Renovations Moving Forward Phase 2 of Courthouse Renovations Moving Forward
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The second and final planned phase of renovations to the more than 200 year old Centre County Courthouse will begin soon. [Read More]
County Considers Authorizing Clean Energy Project Financing Program County Considers Authorizing Clean Energy Project Financing Program
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County's Board of Commissioners on Tuesday discussed the possible local authorization of the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program, a financing structure enacted in Pennsylvania last year that allows commercial, agricultural and nonprofit property owners to get low-inter [Read More]
Retired PSU Professor Creates Blue and White Potato Chips Retired PSU Professor Creates Blue and White Potato Chips
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Potato chips are a must-have tailgate food, and a local company has made what might become the must-have Penn State tailgate snack. Tailgater Taters potato chips are blue and white all the way. And yes, you can take that literally. [Read More]
In Bulgaria, Finding the Unexpected
Column
In Bulgaria, Finding the Unexpected
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
In which Russell Frank connects V.I. Lenin and J.V. Paterno. [Read More]
Patton Township Receives State Grant for Intersection Reconstruction Patton Township Receives State Grant for Intersection Reconstruction
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Patton Township has received a long sought-after state grant to reconstruct the intersection of Fox Hill and Bernel roads near University Park Airport. [Read More]
Inaugural Centre Film Festival a Success
Video
Inaugural Centre Film Festival a Success
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Inside Philipsburg's historic Rowland Theatre, last weekend's inaugural Centre Film Festival brought together amateur and professional filmmakers and movie fans from around the area. [Read More]
Public Meeting Set to Discuss Recommendations for Centre Region Parks and Recreation Plan Public Meeting Set to Discuss Recommendations for Centre Region Parks and Recreation Plan
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The second and final public meeting for the Centre Region Comprehensive Recreation, Parks and Open Space Plan will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the State College Area High School cafeteria. [Read More]
Lessons from the Past and the Present: Both Matter
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Lessons from the Past and the Present: Both Matter
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista, Centre County Gazette
From digging past a recent headline, we learn the simple but oft-forgotten lessons not to jump to conclusions, while Veterans Day and a new film remind us to remember the lessons of the past and the sacrifices of those who served [Read More]
Free Event to Answer Questions About Estate Planning Free Event to Answer Questions About Estate Planning
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Community members can learn about estate planning during a free public event next week. [Read More]
Jezebel's Boutique Closing After 12 Years in Business Jezebel's Boutique Closing After 12 Years in Business
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A Patton Township store will close its doors after more than a decade in business in the Centre Region. [Read More]

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Be Careful What You Wish For: The True Costs of Fans’ Unrealistic Impatience
Column
Be Careful What You Wish For: The True Costs of Fans’ Unrealistic Impatience
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
By Veterans’ Day 2019 we’ve already seen the firings of head coaches at Arkansas, Rutgers and Florida State. The most rash of these firings were at Arkansas and at Florida State where head Coaches Chad Morris and Willie Taggart had yet to even complete their second seasons. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ohio State Star Chase Young Suspended for Two Games, Will Play Against Penn State Penn State Football: Ohio State Star Chase Young Suspended for Two Games, Will Play Against Penn State
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football will indeed have to deal with a legitimate Heisman Trophy candidate when it plays Ohio State on November 23. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Slide to No. 9 in College Football Playoff Rankings Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Slide to No. 9 in College Football Playoff Rankings
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State comes in at No. 9 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings after falling to Minnesota 31-26 this past weekend on the road. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin's Annoyance of Two-Point Criticism a Good Reminder of Something Else Penn State Football: Franklin's Annoyance of Two-Point Criticism a Good Reminder of Something Else
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin didn't leave much room for interpretation on Tuesday that criticism directed at his decision to go for two in the third quarter against Minnesota still annoyed him. [Read More]
Penn State Inbox: Detroit Edition Penn State Inbox: Detroit Edition
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Hello from the Detroit International Airport, or whatever this place is called, somewhere between the Delta Sky Club that apparently I’m not allowed in and the Chilli’s that does not have beer on tap today because the nitrogen core died, which sounds pretty serious thing for a Chilli’s. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling’s Newcomers Shine in Dual Debuts Penn State Wrestling’s Newcomers Shine in Dual Debuts
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jarod Kutz
Four Penn State wrestlers made their debuts for the Nittany Lions in a resounding win over Navy Sunday afternoon. Each of these first-time competitors took care of business, winning their individual bouts and securing the shutout win for Penn State. [Read More]
No. 1 Penn State Wrestling Shuts Out Navy in Season Opener No. 1 Penn State Wrestling Shuts Out Navy in Season Opener
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jarod Kutz
No. 1 Penn State started the 2019-2020 wrestling season Sunday afternoon hosting Navy at Rec Hall. The Nittany Lions rolled to a 45-0 win and their 60th consecutive dual victory by securing six bonus-point wins and four falls. Four wrestlers made their Penn State debuts, including 149-pounder Luke G [Read More]
Penn State Men's Soccer Advances to Big Ten Semifinals Penn State Men's Soccer Advances to Big Ten Semifinals
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Otis Lyons
No. 13 Penn State men’s soccer (12-2-3) defeated Wisconsin, 3-0 , in the Big Ten quarterfinals Sunday at Jeffrey Field. Second half goals from striking duo Christian Sload and Liam Butts, along with a late Josh Dabora strike eliminated the Badgers. [Read More]
Penn State Women’s Soccer Defeats Michigan in OT to Win Big Ten Tournament Penn State Women’s Soccer Defeats Michigan in OT to Win Big Ten Tournament
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jim Davidson
Penn State women’s soccer (19-6-1) defeated Michigan (15-5-1) at Rutgers’ Yurcak Field Sunday afternoon to claim the program’s eighth Big Ten Tournament title. [Read More]
Penn State Football Falls to No. 9 in AP Top 25 Poll Penn State Football Falls to No. 9 in AP Top 25 Poll
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football tumbled four spots to No. 9 in this week’s AP Top 25 poll. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Ohio State Star Chase Young Suspended for Two Games, Will Play Against Penn State Penn State Football: Ohio State Star Chase Young Suspended for Two Games, Will Play Against Penn State
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football will indeed have to deal with a legitimate Heisman Trophy candidate when it plays Ohio State on November 23. [Read More]
Retired PSU Professor Creates Blue and White Potato Chips Retired PSU Professor Creates Blue and White Potato Chips
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Potato chips are a must-have tailgate food, and a local company has made what might become the must-have Penn State tailgate snack. Tailgater Taters potato chips are blue and white all the way. And yes, you can take that literally. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Slide to No. 9 in College Football Playoff Rankings Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Slide to No. 9 in College Football Playoff Rankings
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State comes in at No. 9 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings after falling to Minnesota 31-26 this past weekend on the road. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin's Annoyance of Two-Point Criticism a Good Reminder of Something Else Penn State Football: Franklin's Annoyance of Two-Point Criticism a Good Reminder of Something Else
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin didn't leave much room for interpretation on Tuesday that criticism directed at his decision to go for two in the third quarter against Minnesota still annoyed him. [Read More]
New Penn State Student Veteran Center Ready to Open New Penn State Student Veteran Center Ready to Open
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
After a year of renovations, Penn State's Student Veteran Center will officially open later this week inside of Ritenour Building, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday as part of Military Appreciation Week. [Read More]
Penn State Inbox: Detroit Edition Penn State Inbox: Detroit Edition
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Hello from the Detroit International Airport, or whatever this place is called, somewhere between the Delta Sky Club that apparently I’m not allowed in and the Chilli’s that does not have beer on tap today because the nitrogen core died, which sounds pretty serious thing for a Chilli’s. [Read More]
Penn State Added $2.9 Million to Sandusky Scandal Costs in 2018-19 Fiscal Year Penn State Added $2.9 Million to Sandusky Scandal Costs in 2018-19 Fiscal Year
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jim Davidson
Penn State paid individuals who were say they were sexually assaulted by former football assistant coach Jerry Sandusky an additional $100,000 in fiscal year 2018-19, according to the university's annual audit report. The school also spent $2.8 million on “internal investigation, legal, communica [Read More]
Penn State Football: What James Franklin Needs
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Penn State Football: What James Franklin Needs
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
MINNEAPOLIS — Sure, in a battle of unbeaten teams here, Minnesota was the better prepared team. And executed better — on offense, defense and special teams. But that was one day. Penn State will be back. Because, under James Franklin, Penn State is back. [Read More]
Penn State Football Falls to No. 9 in AP Top 25 Poll Penn State Football Falls to No. 9 in AP Top 25 Poll
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football tumbled four spots to No. 9 in this week’s AP Top 25 poll. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following The Nittany Lions' Loss To Minnesota Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades Following The Nittany Lions' Loss To Minnesota
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State couldn't overcome a tenacious and effective passing attack by Minnesota and an inconsistent performance by Sean Clifford en route to falling 31-26 to the Gophers on Saturday. [Read More]
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Be Careful What You Wish For: The True Costs of Fans’ Unrealistic Impatience

By Veterans’ Day 2019 we’ve already seen the firings of head coaches at Arkansas, Rutgers and Florida State. The most rash of these firings were at Arkansas and at Florida State where head Coaches Chad Morris and Willie Taggart had yet to even complete their second seasons.

Russell Frank

In Bulgaria, Finding the Unexpected

In which Russell Frank connects V.I. Lenin and J.V. Paterno.

Lessons from the Past and the Present: Both MatterCentre County Gazette

From digging past a recent headline, we learn the simple but oft-forgotten lessons not to jump to conclusions, while Veterans Day and a new film remind us to remember the lessons of the past and the sacrifices of those who served

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