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TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Dec. 2-4

TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Dec. 2-4

- Geoff Rushton

Happy Friday, Happy Valley! This State College weekend is filled with holiday events.


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Penn State Recieves $30,000 Grant to Combat Campus Sexual Assault Penn State Recieves $30,000 Grant to Combat Campus Sexual Assault
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Katie Klodowski
Penn State received a $30,000 grant this week as part of Governor Tom Wolf's It's On Us PA campaign to combat sexual assault on college campuses. [Read More]
Centre County’s $82.8M Budget Shows No Tax Increase Centre County’s $82.8M Budget Shows No Tax Increase
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster
It doesn't look like there will be a tax increase in Centre County in 2017. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Roll Michigan 6-1 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Roll Michigan 6-1
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey opened up Big Ten play with a 6-1 win over Michigan. The Nittany Lions improved to 12-1-1 on the year with Thursday night's victory. [Read More]
Ishler Wants Statement to Police Suppressed in Bettig Murder Case Ishler Wants Statement to Police Suppressed in Bettig Murder Case
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
One of two people accused of murdering Penn State Professor Ronald Bettig filed a motion this week to suppress the statement he made to police. [Read More]
Palmer Museum Covers Bronze Paws in Observance of World AIDS Day Palmer Museum Covers Bronze Paws in Observance of World AIDS Day
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Gabriela Stevenson
If you walk by Penn State's Palmer Museum of Art today, you'll notice large cloths covering the massive bronze lion paws at the entrance. Although it might look like the symbols are under construction, the covers serve a larger purpose for those in the art community at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Big Ten Grind Begins As Nittany Lions Host Michigan Penn State Hockey: Big Ten Grind Begins As Nittany Lions Host Michigan
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I don’t think anybody on our team will or should have any difficulty preparing for Thursday,” captain David Goodwin said Monday. “We’ll be ready to go right from the drop of the puck.” [Read More]
First Friday to Celebrate Holidays with Dickens Festival First Friday to Celebrate Holidays with Dickens Festival
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
First Friday will get into the holiday spirit with A Dickens Festival from 5-9 p.m. on Dec. 2 in downtown State College. [Read More]
Man Accused of Indecent Assault of Unconscious Woman Bound for Trial Man Accused of Indecent Assault of Unconscious Woman Bound for Trial
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
A man accused of indecent assault of an unconscious woman in a State College bar had charges of indecent assault bound over for trial on Wednesday. [Read More]
Lady Lions Hold on to Win ACC-Big Ten Challenge over Boston College Lady Lions Hold on to Win ACC-Big Ten Challenge over Boston College
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
The Penn State Lady Lions (5-2) hoped to follow up the men’s basketball ACC-Big Ten Challenge win against Georgia Tech on Tuesday with one of their own in Chestnut Hill, Mass., on Wednesday. Boston College (2-5) had struggled so far this season, but stayed competitive with the Lady Lions — who e [Read More]
Anti-Trump Protesters Fined for Destroying Lawn Signs Anti-Trump Protesters Fined for Destroying Lawn Signs
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Patrick Cines
Just when you thought election season was behind us, two Penn State students were fined $362 each for destroying Donald Trump campaign signs on the University Park campus. [Read More]

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First Friday to Celebrate Holidays with Dickens Festival First Friday to Celebrate Holidays with Dickens Festival
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
First Friday will get into the holiday spirit with A Dickens Festival from 5-9 p.m. on Dec. 2 in downtown State College. [Read More]
Harper's Moving to New Location Harper's Moving to New Location
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
A downtown State College staple for nearly a century is on the move. But shoppers won't have to go very far to find it's new location. [Read More]
Instilling a Love for Languages Instilling a Love for Languages
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Chris Rosenblum
David Strock is a Park Forest Middle School German teacher, but for a few moments, he seems more like the host of a zany game show. [Read More]
Penn State Named Silver Bicycle Friendly University Penn State Named Silver Bicycle Friendly University
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State has been recognized for its improvements to bicycling on the University Park campus, receiving silver Bicycle Friendly University recognition from the League of American Bicyclists. [Read More]
A Hallelujah Thanksgiving
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A Hallelujah Thanksgiving
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
Of course they should come, the rest of us agreed. The only questions were, should we talk about the elephant in the room? And could we, without spoiling the feast? I thought we should and we could. [Read More]
Palmer Museum's Holiday Art and Ornament Sale Set for Saturday Palmer Museum's Holiday Art and Ornament Sale Set for Saturday
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Special to StateCollege.com
The Friends of the Palmer Museum of Art will host their annual Holiday Art and Ornament Sale fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Palmer Museum on the University Park campus. [Read More]
The Games Really Do Count The Games Really Do Count
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
I want to emphasize just how impactful the unimaginable success of the 2016 Penn State football team has been on the psyche of a good portion of our town, the student body and the alumni. [Read More]
Lemont’s German Christmas Market Set for Two Days Lemont’s German Christmas Market Set for Two Days
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
The eighth annual German-style Weihnachtsmarkt celebrating Christmas in Lemont, will be held 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m Saturday, Dec. 3. [Read More]
Boalsburg Hometown Christmas Features Family Fun Boalsburg Hometown Christmas Features Family Fun
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
Boalsburg Hometown Christmas, a weekend of family-oriented events, is scheduled for Friday (Dec. 2) and Saturday (Dec. 3). [Read More]
Marathon Woman
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Marathon Woman
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
We often find inspiration in the most surprising places and people. For State College native Liz Roberts, it came in the form of running. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Roll Michigan 6-1 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Roll Michigan 6-1
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey opened up Big Ten play with a 6-1 win over Michigan. The Nittany Lions improved to 12-1-1 on the year with Thursday night's victory. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Big Ten Grind Begins As Nittany Lions Host Michigan Penn State Hockey: Big Ten Grind Begins As Nittany Lions Host Michigan
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I don’t think anybody on our team will or should have any difficulty preparing for Thursday,” captain David Goodwin said Monday. “We’ll be ready to go right from the drop of the puck.” [Read More]
Lady Lions Hold on to Win ACC-Big Ten Challenge over Boston College Lady Lions Hold on to Win ACC-Big Ten Challenge over Boston College
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
The Penn State Lady Lions (5-2) hoped to follow up the men’s basketball ACC-Big Ten Challenge win against Georgia Tech on Tuesday with one of their own in Chestnut Hill, Mass., on Wednesday. Boston College (2-5) had struggled so far this season, but stayed competitive with the Lady Lions — who e [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State running back Saquon Barkley on Wednesday was named the Graham-George Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year and the Ameche-Dayne Big Ten Running Back of the Year. [Read More]
Bo Nickal Might Be Off to the Best Start in Penn State Wrestling History Bo Nickal Might Be Off to the Best Start in Penn State Wrestling History
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Bo Nickal's 6-0 start to 2016 with six pins marks a feat that no other Penn State grappler has accomplished, although quite a few Nittany Lion greats have come close. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Work Past Georgia Tech With 67-60 Victory Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Work Past Georgia Tech With 67-60 Victory
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State improved to 5-3 on the season with a 67-60 victory over Georgia Tech on Tuesday night as the Nittany Lions won their third straight game. Here is all you need to know from the win. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Named Big Ten Coach Of The Year By Media Penn State Football: James Franklin Named Big Ten Coach Of The Year By Media
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin was named the Dave McClain Big Ten Coach of the Year as selected by the conference’s media on Tuesday night. Franklin shares the honor with Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst who was named the Big Ten Coach of the Year by the conference's coaches. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Stout Defense Meets Big Play Offense In Title Game Penn State Football: Stout Defense Meets Big Play Offense In Title Game
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Wisconsin will go strength on strength this weekend at the Big Ten Championship and the winner of that battle might be all it takes to decide who goes home with the title. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Routine, Approach As Saturday Draws Closer Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Routine, Approach As Saturday Draws Closer
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We really kind of are looking at this, although we're the home team, we're looking at it as an away game," Coach James Franklin said on Tuesday. "I think our guys are a little bit surprised at that. Some of them look at it as a bowl game." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Trace McSorley Named Big Ten Offensive Player Of The Week Penn State Football: Trace McSorley Named Big Ten Offensive Player Of The Week
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Nittany Lion quarterback Trace McSorley picked up his first Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week award after a near perfect performance in Penn State’s division-clinching victory over Michigan State. [Read More]

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Penn State Recieves $30,000 Grant to Combat Campus Sexual Assault Penn State Recieves $30,000 Grant to Combat Campus Sexual Assault
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Katie Klodowski
Penn State received a $30,000 grant this week as part of Governor Tom Wolf's It's On Us PA campaign to combat sexual assault on college campuses. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Roll Michigan 6-1 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Roll Michigan 6-1
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey opened up Big Ten play with a 6-1 win over Michigan. The Nittany Lions improved to 12-1-1 on the year with Thursday night's victory. [Read More]
Palmer Museum Covers Bronze Paws in Observance of World AIDS Day Palmer Museum Covers Bronze Paws in Observance of World AIDS Day
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Gabriela Stevenson
If you walk by Penn State's Palmer Museum of Art today, you'll notice large cloths covering the massive bronze lion paws at the entrance. Although it might look like the symbols are under construction, the covers serve a larger purpose for those in the art community at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Big Ten Grind Begins As Nittany Lions Host Michigan Penn State Hockey: Big Ten Grind Begins As Nittany Lions Host Michigan
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I don’t think anybody on our team will or should have any difficulty preparing for Thursday,” captain David Goodwin said Monday. “We’ll be ready to go right from the drop of the puck.” [Read More]
Anti-Trump Protesters Fined for Destroying Lawn Signs Anti-Trump Protesters Fined for Destroying Lawn Signs
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Patrick Cines
Just when you thought election season was behind us, two Penn State students were fined $362 each for destroying Donald Trump campaign signs on the University Park campus. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State running back Saquon Barkley on Wednesday was named the Graham-George Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year and the Ameche-Dayne Big Ten Running Back of the Year. [Read More]
Five Charged in Riot Waive Hearings Five Charged in Riot Waive Hearings
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Five Penn State students waived preliminary hearings Wednesday on felony riot and other charges in connection with the downtown State College disturbance that followed the Penn State upset of Ohio State on Oct. 22. [Read More]
Judge Rules for McQueary on Whistleblower Claim, Adds $5 Million in Damages Judge Rules for McQueary on Whistleblower Claim, Adds $5 Million in Damages
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A specially-presiding judge on Wednesday ruled in Mike McQueary's favor on his claim that Penn State violated the state's whistleblower law in its treatment of him and awarded the former Penn State football assistant coach an additional $5 million in damages. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Field Ready In Indy As Wisconsin Tweets At Franklin Penn State Football: Field Ready In Indy As Wisconsin Tweets At Franklin
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Check out a tweet from Wisconsin and a ready-to-go field in Indianapolis as the Big Ten title game is a day closer. [Read More]
Penn State Named Silver Bicycle Friendly University Penn State Named Silver Bicycle Friendly University
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State has been recognized for its improvements to bicycling on the University Park campus, receiving silver Bicycle Friendly University recognition from the League of American Bicyclists. [Read More]
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A Hallelujah ThanksgivingRussell Frank

Of course they should come, the rest of us agreed. The only questions were, should we talk about the elephant in the room? And could we, without spoiling the feast? I thought we should and we could.

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