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Sen. George Mitchell Releases Quarterly Report, Resigns From Post

Sen. George Mitchell Releases Quarterly Report, Resigns From Post

- Onward State Staff, Ted Hozza

"This has been a challenging time for everyone involved," Mitchell says. "But I believe that as a result of this process Penn State will emerge better and stronger than ever."


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Shandygaff and Brewery Stand Alone In State Patty's Day Closing Shandygaff and Brewery Stand Alone In State Patty's Day Closing
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
“There are just drunken people running around town with no regard for their own safety or the damages that they do to property and the town,” Rockey says. “My worst nightmare would be if someone got hit by a car or fell off a balcony and our town was in the forefront of the news." [Read More]
For the Love of the Game — and Beyond For the Love of the Game — and Beyond
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Chris Morelli
The fee — for a couple of hours of expert instruction — is a mere $20. The proceeds, Shields explains, will go to the Jimmy V Foundation which funds cancer research."Everyone hears about THON around here. This is even bigger and I just wanted to be able to contribute to that," Shields says. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
This inseparable pair came to Centre County PAWS as a package deal. Abby is a very sweet girl who's good with kids, other dogs and even cats. Buster can be a bit shy but he's coming out of his shell. He's good with older children and other female dogs, but doesn't get along with cats. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Buckeyes Upend Nittany Lions 5-3 Friday Night Penn State Hockey: Buckeyes Upend Nittany Lions 5-3 Friday Night
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State scored 31 seconds into Friday night's contest but couldn't overcome mistakes and penalties as the Buckeyes capitalized for a 5-3 victory on Friday night. [Read More]
State Patty’s Day: Community Building, or Public Safety Nuisance? State Patty’s Day: Community Building, or Public Safety Nuisance?
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Penn State professor Jonathan Mathews says he feels there’s absolutely no redeeming qualities to State Patty’s Day, but adds with a slight smile: “But I was young and foolish once.” [Read More]
To Raise or Not to Raise, That is the Question
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To Raise or Not to Raise, That is the Question
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
Interest rates affect mortgage rates, interest rates on savings accounts and bond rates. Thus, an increase will make mortgages more expensive, saving more attractive and borrowing for companies, governments and municipalities more expensive. [Read More]
Performers Sought to Audition for Fifth Annual 'Happy Valley's Got Talent' Show Performers Sought to Audition for Fifth Annual 'Happy Valley's Got Talent' Show
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
As the signature fundraising event for the Tides program, the goal of "Happy Valley's Got Talent" is to raise $50,000. "There is so much great talent that walks through the door," said Suzanne Thompson, executive director of Tides. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Games Only Get Bigger As Nittany Lions Head to Columbus Penn State Hockey: Games Only Get Bigger As Nittany Lions Head to Columbus
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Heading into Friday night's game with Ohio State, Penn State is five points out of first place. Minnesota playing on Thursday night pushed the Gophers an additional three points ahead of the pack, a games played advantage that will even out by the end of the weekend. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, February 27 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, February 27
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]
Freeh Asks Judge to Put Paterno-NCAA Lawsuit on Hold; Faces Challenge to Credibility in Federal Court Freeh Asks Judge to Put Paterno-NCAA Lawsuit on Hold; Faces Challenge to Credibility in Federal Court
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Pepper Hamilton and Penn State will suffer irreparable injury without the stay... a stay will not substantially harm the interest of the other parties to this action... and the public interest strongly supports the issuance of a stay," the filing reads. [Read More]

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Shandygaff and Brewery Stand Alone In State Patty's Day Closing Shandygaff and Brewery Stand Alone In State Patty's Day Closing
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
“There are just drunken people running around town with no regard for their own safety or the damages that they do to property and the town,” Rockey says. “My worst nightmare would be if someone got hit by a car or fell off a balcony and our town was in the forefront of the news." [Read More]
For the Love of the Game — and Beyond For the Love of the Game — and Beyond
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Chris Morelli
The fee — for a couple of hours of expert instruction — is a mere $20. The proceeds, Shields explains, will go to the Jimmy V Foundation which funds cancer research."Everyone hears about THON around here. This is even bigger and I just wanted to be able to contribute to that," Shields says. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
This inseparable pair came to Centre County PAWS as a package deal. Abby is a very sweet girl who's good with kids, other dogs and even cats. Buster can be a bit shy but he's coming out of his shell. He's good with older children and other female dogs, but doesn't get along with cats. [Read More]
State Patty’s Day: Community Building, or Public Safety Nuisance? State Patty’s Day: Community Building, or Public Safety Nuisance?
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Penn State professor Jonathan Mathews says he feels there’s absolutely no redeeming qualities to State Patty’s Day, but adds with a slight smile: “But I was young and foolish once.” [Read More]
Performers Sought to Audition for Fifth Annual 'Happy Valley's Got Talent' Show Performers Sought to Audition for Fifth Annual 'Happy Valley's Got Talent' Show
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
As the signature fundraising event for the Tides program, the goal of "Happy Valley's Got Talent" is to raise $50,000. "There is so much great talent that walks through the door," said Suzanne Thompson, executive director of Tides. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, February 27 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, February 27
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]
Freeh Asks Judge to Put Paterno-NCAA Lawsuit on Hold; Faces Challenge to Credibility in Federal Court Freeh Asks Judge to Put Paterno-NCAA Lawsuit on Hold; Faces Challenge to Credibility in Federal Court
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Pepper Hamilton and Penn State will suffer irreparable injury without the stay... a stay will not substantially harm the interest of the other parties to this action... and the public interest strongly supports the issuance of a stay," the filing reads. [Read More]
Police 'Beef Up Staffing' in Preparation for State Patty's Day Police 'Beef Up Staffing' in Preparation for State Patty's Day
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
The student-created pseudo-holiday drinking event, falls on this Saturday. “Between all the departments involved, we’re going to have more than enough officers out there that if you commit a crime, there’s a high likelihood that you’ll get arrested,” Hendrick says. [Read More]
February Poised to be Coldest Ever, More Bitter Cold & Snow on the Way February Poised to be Coldest Ever, More Bitter Cold & Snow on the Way
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
February will go out with another sharp blast of arctic air hitting State College on Friday. "It's not quite as extreme as some other air masses that we've seen earlier this month, but it's still going to be painful. It's still going to hurt when you're outdoors for any length of time," warns [Read More]
Excavator Topples Over at High School, No Injuries Reported Excavator Topples Over at High School, No Injuries Reported
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
At about 1 p.m., a member of the construction team was filling in the excavation made earlier in the day when the ground beneath his excavator gave way. The release states that the excavator toppled over, breaking a side window and sliding into the hole. [Read More]

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For the Love of the Game — and Beyond For the Love of the Game — and Beyond
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Chris Morelli
The fee — for a couple of hours of expert instruction — is a mere $20. The proceeds, Shields explains, will go to the Jimmy V Foundation which funds cancer research."Everyone hears about THON around here. This is even bigger and I just wanted to be able to contribute to that," Shields says. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Buckeyes Upend Nittany Lions 5-3 Friday Night Penn State Hockey: Buckeyes Upend Nittany Lions 5-3 Friday Night
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State scored 31 seconds into Friday night's contest but couldn't overcome mistakes and penalties as the Buckeyes capitalized for a 5-3 victory on Friday night. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Games Only Get Bigger As Nittany Lions Head to Columbus Penn State Hockey: Games Only Get Bigger As Nittany Lions Head to Columbus
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Heading into Friday night's game with Ohio State, Penn State is five points out of first place. Minnesota playing on Thursday night pushed the Gophers an additional three points ahead of the pack, a games played advantage that will even out by the end of the weekend. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, February 27 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, February 27
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]
Franklin Delivers Coast to Coast Clinic on How to Promote Penn State Football
Column
Franklin Delivers Coast to Coast Clinic on How to Promote Penn State Football
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State's head football coach has fired up his calculator, fine-tuned his PowerPoints and put his best Nike forward to recruit fans, players and high school coaches. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Bettman Likes Idea Of NHL Hockey In Beaver Stadium Penn State Hockey: Bettman Likes Idea Of NHL Hockey In Beaver Stadium
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach Guy Gadowsky would love it. Athletic director Sandy Barbour thinks it is the kind of thing that would be a positive. “There's been talk about it,” Bettman said earlier this week. “I'm intrigued by the possibility. But it's not anywhere close to fruition.” [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26
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 Football: Single Season Ticket Prices Released For 2015 Campaign Penn State Football: Single Season Ticket Prices Released For 2015 Campaign
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“In an effort to be sensitive to our schedule, we are offering three of the first five games at our lowest possible ticket price. We know our fans must commit time, resources and effort to attending a Penn State weekend and variable pricing allows us to respond accordingly.” [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Inside The Dots, Winning A Faceoff With Scott Conway Penn State Hockey: Inside The Dots, Winning A Faceoff With Scott Conway
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Every centerman has a different strategy for winning a draw,” Conway said on Tuesday. “When I first line up for a draw I look to see if he (his opponent) is a lefty or a righty. I’m better on my one side than my other. There are five or six ways to take a draw so you have to look and see ho [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Wednesday, February 25 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Wednesday, February 25
4 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 Hockey: Buckeyes Upend Nittany Lions 5-3 Friday Night Penn State Hockey: Buckeyes Upend Nittany Lions 5-3 Friday Night
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State scored 31 seconds into Friday night's contest but couldn't overcome mistakes and penalties as the Buckeyes capitalized for a 5-3 victory on Friday night. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Games Only Get Bigger As Nittany Lions Head to Columbus Penn State Hockey: Games Only Get Bigger As Nittany Lions Head to Columbus
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Heading into Friday night's game with Ohio State, Penn State is five points out of first place. Minnesota playing on Thursday night pushed the Gophers an additional three points ahead of the pack, a games played advantage that will even out by the end of the weekend. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, February 27 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, February 27
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]
Freeh Asks Judge to Put Paterno-NCAA Lawsuit on Hold; Faces Challenge to Credibility in Federal Court Freeh Asks Judge to Put Paterno-NCAA Lawsuit on Hold; Faces Challenge to Credibility in Federal Court
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Pepper Hamilton and Penn State will suffer irreparable injury without the stay... a stay will not substantially harm the interest of the other parties to this action... and the public interest strongly supports the issuance of a stay," the filing reads. [Read More]
Police 'Beef Up Staffing' in Preparation for State Patty's Day Police 'Beef Up Staffing' in Preparation for State Patty's Day
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
The student-created pseudo-holiday drinking event, falls on this Saturday. “Between all the departments involved, we’re going to have more than enough officers out there that if you commit a crime, there’s a high likelihood that you’ll get arrested,” Hendrick says. [Read More]
Franklin Delivers Coast to Coast Clinic on How to Promote Penn State Football
Column
Franklin Delivers Coast to Coast Clinic on How to Promote Penn State Football
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State's head football coach has fired up his calculator, fine-tuned his PowerPoints and put his best Nike forward to recruit fans, players and high school coaches. [Read More]
DUI Memorial Comes to State College To Encourage Safe Decisions Over the Weekend DUI Memorial Comes to State College To Encourage Safe Decisions Over the Weekend
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“It’s powerful reading those names,” says Penn State police chief Tyrone Parham. “This isn’t some slogan, those are real people whose deaths have impacted families and loved ones and friends.” [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Bettman Likes Idea Of NHL Hockey In Beaver Stadium Penn State Hockey: Bettman Likes Idea Of NHL Hockey In Beaver Stadium
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach Guy Gadowsky would love it. Athletic director Sandy Barbour thinks it is the kind of thing that would be a positive. “There's been talk about it,” Bettman said earlier this week. “I'm intrigued by the possibility. But it's not anywhere close to fruition.” [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26
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]
Bryce Jordan Center May Start Selling Alcohol at Select Events Bryce Jordan Center May Start Selling Alcohol at Select Events
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Alcohol can be consumed in a manner that adds no safety or security issues, and we believe if it’s done in a controlled way, in an environment where there are limits and restrictions built into the system, that those of legal age to drink will respond appropriately and responsibly." [Read More]
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Judy Loy

To Raise or Not to Raise, That is the Question

Interest rates affect mortgage rates, interest rates on savings accounts and bond rates. Thus, an increase will make mortgages more expensive, saving more attractive and borrowing for companies, governments and municipalities more expensive.

Mike Poorman

Franklin Delivers Coast to Coast Clinic on How to Promote Penn State Football

Penn State's head football coach has fired up his calculator, fine-tuned his PowerPoints and put his best Nike forward to recruit fans, players and high school coaches.

The Snow Day Call, A No-Win SituationJay Paterno

Apparently most parents were way tougher than today's kids. We're armed with vivid memories of waiting outside half an hour for the school bus that picked us up three miles from our house on days when the wind chill was 40 below.

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