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Council Vote Paves Way For 11-Story Buildings on East College Despite Concerns

Council Vote Paves Way For 11-Story Buildings on East College Despite Concerns

- Zach Berger

"I think there’s a lost opportunity to bring the community together around a more positive vision of how we can develop the town," resident David Stone says. "Unfortunately, that didn’t happen and we’re just considering one block here."


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Penn State Game-Day Football Buttons to Feature Throwback Slogans Penn State Game-Day Football Buttons to Feature Throwback Slogans
1 hour ago - StateCollege.com - Evan Murach
Since 1972, these blue game day buttons have been an essential part for any Penn State football fan's attire. Now, you can enjoy some favorite slogans from years past. Eleven of the best slogans are making a comeback in 2015. [Read More]
How Breast Density Can Affect Cancer Screenings How Breast Density Can Affect Cancer Screenings
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
The switch to digital mammography improved identification of cancer in dense breast tissue by 30 percent, but for some women, that's still not good enough. Pennsylvania and 20 other states require radiologists to include information about breast density in every mammogram report. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Four Nittany Lions Headed To NHL Camps Penn State Hockey: Four Nittany Lions Headed To NHL Camps
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Four Nittany Lion men’s hockey student-athletes are part of NHL Development Camps this summer. Eric Scheid, Matthew Skoff, Eamon McAdam and Zach Saar are Penn State’s invitees. [Read More]
Is Sky the Limit? Vote on College Avenue High-Rises Monday Night Is Sky the Limit? Vote on College Avenue High-Rises Monday Night
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The proposed zoning amendment has ignited controversy among State College residents and the council members alike. The proposed zoning change would allow buildings up to 11 stories high if developers meet a number of incentives. [Read More]
Pair of Penn Staters Victorious In United States' World Cup Rout Pair of Penn Staters Victorious In United States' World Cup Rout
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"I'm not usually a big soccer guy. I really only watch the World Cup when its going on," says Marc Buchanan, enjoying a plate of chicken wings during the match. "With the Penn State girls in the game, I figured I'd come down and watch." [Read More]
Universal Design: Building a Foundation for People With Disabilities Universal Design: Building a Foundation for People With Disabilities
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
According to the US Census Bureau one in five Americans between the ages of 16 and 64 has a disabling condition. Only 12 percent of those conditions involve a person requiring the use of a wheelchair. Like the veteran with post-traumatic stress, many disabilities are invisible. [Read More]
The Image Maker: Meet the Designer Behind Those Iconic Arts Fest Posters The Image Maker: Meet the Designer Behind Those Iconic Arts Fest Posters
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Thousands and thousands of posters have been given away over the years. One turned up at a cocktail party in Jacksonville. “Right behind the commode there’s a poster from the Arts Festival,” he says. “And I thought, ‘At last, success!’” [Read More]
Maryland Teams Dominate Penn State, Rutgers First Year in the Big Ten Conference
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Maryland Teams Dominate Penn State, Rutgers First Year in the Big Ten Conference
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The Terrapins were 28-9 overall against their closest Big Ten Conference rivals, including a 5-1 record in the Big Two revenue-producing sports -- football and men’s basketball -- while both PSU and Rutgers were 2-4. [Read More]
Krieger, Naeher, America Advance To World Cup Final For Rematch With Japan Krieger, Naeher, America Advance To World Cup Final For Rematch With Japan
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Doug Leeson
Four years ago, Team USA was bested in penalty kicks despite the best efforts of, among others, former Penn Stater Ali Krieger. This time, Krieger and her team have been playing lights-out en route to the final and are sure to have the last Cup’s defeat on the forefront of their minds. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whatever emotions are attached to getting this far for Newbill, after months of extra practices and working out with 14 NBA teams he finally gets a chance to play again. This time in a different jersey, that of the Los Angeles Clippers during Summer League play in Orlando. [Read More]

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Is Sky the Limit? Vote on College Avenue High-Rises Monday Night Is Sky the Limit? Vote on College Avenue High-Rises Monday Night
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The proposed zoning amendment has ignited controversy among State College residents and the council members alike. The proposed zoning change would allow buildings up to 11 stories high if developers meet a number of incentives. [Read More]
Pair of Penn Staters Victorious In United States' World Cup Rout Pair of Penn Staters Victorious In United States' World Cup Rout
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"I'm not usually a big soccer guy. I really only watch the World Cup when its going on," says Marc Buchanan, enjoying a plate of chicken wings during the match. "With the Penn State girls in the game, I figured I'd come down and watch." [Read More]
Universal Design: Building a Foundation for People With Disabilities Universal Design: Building a Foundation for People With Disabilities
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
According to the US Census Bureau one in five Americans between the ages of 16 and 64 has a disabling condition. Only 12 percent of those conditions involve a person requiring the use of a wheelchair. Like the veteran with post-traumatic stress, many disabilities are invisible. [Read More]
The Image Maker: Meet the Designer Behind Those Iconic Arts Fest Posters The Image Maker: Meet the Designer Behind Those Iconic Arts Fest Posters
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Thousands and thousands of posters have been given away over the years. One turned up at a cocktail party in Jacksonville. “Right behind the commode there’s a poster from the Arts Festival,” he says. “And I thought, ‘At last, success!’” [Read More]
Arts Fest to Transform State College into a Living Museum Arts Fest to Transform State College into a Living Museum
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“We’re going to have 300 artists here who all make and sell their own work,” says Arts Fest executive director Rick Bryant. “Call me old fashioned, but I’d rather drink out of a mug made with care with a story behind it instead of something that came from a factory somewhere.” [Read More]
Hate the Fire, Love the Fighting: Reflections of a 50 Year Alpha Fire Veteran Hate the Fire, Love the Fighting: Reflections of a 50 Year Alpha Fire Veteran
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I knew there was nothing I could have done,” Markle says, his shoulders stopped and his voice heavy. “The Thursday before the fire, my wife and I went to church and we sat two rows behind them at the service.” [Read More]
To Your Health: Decision to Donate Cord Blood Can Help Save Lives
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To Your Health: Decision to Donate Cord Blood Can Help Save Lives
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Theodore Hovick
July is recognized as Cord Blood Awareness Month. Cord blood is the blood that is left over from the umbilical cord and the placenta after giving birth. This blood is rich in stem cells and has been proven to aid in treating cancers such as leukemia or lymphoma. [Read More]
4thFest Excites & Delights With Fireworks, Music & Fun 4thFest Excites & Delights With Fireworks, Music & Fun
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I’ve watched it from afar, but I’ve never been this close before,” says State College resident James Brennan, who looked on from the VIP section where you could see the rockets lighting in the field. “It was amazing. You really feel like you’re in the fireworks.” [Read More]
Independence Day Parades Light Up Downtown
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Independence Day Parades Light Up Downtown
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I think it’s really nice they recognize ordinary people who are heroes,” Marian Ruck says. “It’s that sort of thing that keeps us coming back here. State College has everything you need, and it still has that friendly, small-town feel.” [Read More]
Song and Dance: Planning 4thFest Fireworks Choreography is Year-Round Affair Song and Dance: Planning 4thFest Fireworks Choreography is Year-Round Affair
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I don’t think anyone really has a good idea how much work does go into this, and what it takes to do a show like this,” says pyrotechnics committee co-chair Matthew Lindenberg. “But to see it in real life is something else. It’s very humbling to see it come to fruition." [Read More]

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Penn State Game-Day Football Buttons to Feature Throwback Slogans Penn State Game-Day Football Buttons to Feature Throwback Slogans
1 hour ago - StateCollege.com - Evan Murach
Since 1972, these blue game day buttons have been an essential part for any Penn State football fan's attire. Now, you can enjoy some favorite slogans from years past. Eleven of the best slogans are making a comeback in 2015. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Four Nittany Lions Headed To NHL Camps Penn State Hockey: Four Nittany Lions Headed To NHL Camps
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Four Nittany Lion men’s hockey student-athletes are part of NHL Development Camps this summer. Eric Scheid, Matthew Skoff, Eamon McAdam and Zach Saar are Penn State’s invitees. [Read More]
Pair of Penn Staters Victorious In United States' World Cup Rout Pair of Penn Staters Victorious In United States' World Cup Rout
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"I'm not usually a big soccer guy. I really only watch the World Cup when its going on," says Marc Buchanan, enjoying a plate of chicken wings during the match. "With the Penn State girls in the game, I figured I'd come down and watch." [Read More]
Maryland Teams Dominate Penn State, Rutgers First Year in the Big Ten Conference
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Maryland Teams Dominate Penn State, Rutgers First Year in the Big Ten Conference
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The Terrapins were 28-9 overall against their closest Big Ten Conference rivals, including a 5-1 record in the Big Two revenue-producing sports -- football and men’s basketball -- while both PSU and Rutgers were 2-4. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whatever emotions are attached to getting this far for Newbill, after months of extra practices and working out with 14 NBA teams he finally gets a chance to play again. This time in a different jersey, that of the Los Angeles Clippers during Summer League play in Orlando. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shoop Tries Hand In Spikes Broadcast Booth Penn State Football: Shoop Tries Hand In Spikes Broadcast Booth
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Normally Shoop enjoys watching the games he coaches from the press box. He likes the view it give him of the game as it unfolds, seeing it play out like the film he watches every week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As You Might Imagine, John Urschel Isn't Your Normal 24-Year Old
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Penn State Football: As You Might Imagine, John Urschel Isn't Your Normal 24-Year Old
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It comes as no surprise to anyone that former Nittany Lion turned Baltimore Raven, John Urschel has led a life a little different than the rest of us. [Read More]
As McGloin Starts Year 3 in the NFL, He's Still the Constant Amidst Change
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As McGloin Starts Year 3 in the NFL, He's Still the Constant Amidst Change
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The former Penn State quarterback enters his third season in the NFL. And in that time he has seen Oakland Raider quarterbacks like Terrelle Pryor, Matt Flynn, Matt Schaub, Tyler Wilson and Trent Edwards come. And go. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Former Nittany Lion Assistant And Virginia Tech Athletic Director Jim Weaver Passes Away Penn State Athletics: Former Nittany Lion Assistant And Virginia Tech Athletic Director Jim Weaver Passes Away
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State football player and assistant coach and long-time Virginia Tech Athletic Director Jim Weaver passed away Thursday morning in Blacksburg, Va. He was 70. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Talent Back En Route To Happy Valley Penn State Football: Talent Back En Route To Happy Valley
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's recruiting success is easy to see. Four-star recruits have committed one after another for just over a month now. Momentum is the name of the game and the Nittany Lions have it. [Read More]

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Penn State Game-Day Football Buttons to Feature Throwback Slogans Penn State Game-Day Football Buttons to Feature Throwback Slogans
1 hour ago - StateCollege.com - Evan Murach
Since 1972, these blue game day buttons have been an essential part for any Penn State football fan's attire. Now, you can enjoy some favorite slogans from years past. Eleven of the best slogans are making a comeback in 2015. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Four Nittany Lions Headed To NHL Camps Penn State Hockey: Four Nittany Lions Headed To NHL Camps
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Four Nittany Lion men’s hockey student-athletes are part of NHL Development Camps this summer. Eric Scheid, Matthew Skoff, Eamon McAdam and Zach Saar are Penn State’s invitees. [Read More]
Pair of Penn Staters Victorious In United States' World Cup Rout Pair of Penn Staters Victorious In United States' World Cup Rout
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"I'm not usually a big soccer guy. I really only watch the World Cup when its going on," says Marc Buchanan, enjoying a plate of chicken wings during the match. "With the Penn State girls in the game, I figured I'd come down and watch." [Read More]
The Image Maker: Meet the Designer Behind Those Iconic Arts Fest Posters The Image Maker: Meet the Designer Behind Those Iconic Arts Fest Posters
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Thousands and thousands of posters have been given away over the years. One turned up at a cocktail party in Jacksonville. “Right behind the commode there’s a poster from the Arts Festival,” he says. “And I thought, ‘At last, success!’” [Read More]
Maryland Teams Dominate Penn State, Rutgers First Year in the Big Ten Conference
Column
Maryland Teams Dominate Penn State, Rutgers First Year in the Big Ten Conference
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The Terrapins were 28-9 overall against their closest Big Ten Conference rivals, including a 5-1 record in the Big Two revenue-producing sports -- football and men’s basketball -- while both PSU and Rutgers were 2-4. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whatever emotions are attached to getting this far for Newbill, after months of extra practices and working out with 14 NBA teams he finally gets a chance to play again. This time in a different jersey, that of the Los Angeles Clippers during Summer League play in Orlando. [Read More]
Arts Fest to Transform State College into a Living Museum Arts Fest to Transform State College into a Living Museum
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“We’re going to have 300 artists here who all make and sell their own work,” says Arts Fest executive director Rick Bryant. “Call me old fashioned, but I’d rather drink out of a mug made with care with a story behind it instead of something that came from a factory somewhere.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shoop Tries Hand In Spikes Broadcast Booth Penn State Football: Shoop Tries Hand In Spikes Broadcast Booth
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Normally Shoop enjoys watching the games he coaches from the press box. He likes the view it give him of the game as it unfolds, seeing it play out like the film he watches every week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As You Might Imagine, John Urschel Isn't Your Normal 24-Year Old
Video
Penn State Football: As You Might Imagine, John Urschel Isn't Your Normal 24-Year Old
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It comes as no surprise to anyone that former Nittany Lion turned Baltimore Raven, John Urschel has led a life a little different than the rest of us. [Read More]
As McGloin Starts Year 3 in the NFL, He's Still the Constant Amidst Change
Column
As McGloin Starts Year 3 in the NFL, He's Still the Constant Amidst Change
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The former Penn State quarterback enters his third season in the NFL. And in that time he has seen Oakland Raider quarterbacks like Terrelle Pryor, Matt Flynn, Matt Schaub, Tyler Wilson and Trent Edwards come. And go. [Read More]
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Fest Zero: When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Recycling a Priority

Thanks to Fest Zero's efforts, approximately 4,000 pounds of recyclables were collected during the four day 2014 Arts Fest, a tenfold increase over 2013. It's working closely with Centre County Recycling & Refuse to add 26 bins just for lemonade cups.

Mike Poorman

Maryland Teams Dominate Penn State, Rutgers First Year in the Big Ten Conference

The Terrapins were 28-9 overall against their closest Big Ten Conference rivals, including a 5-1 record in the Big Two revenue-producing sports -- football and men’s basketball -- while both PSU and Rutgers were 2-4.

To Your Health: Decision to Donate Cord Blood Can Help Save LivesTheodore Hovick

July is recognized as Cord Blood Awareness Month. Cord blood is the blood that is left over from the umbilical cord and the placenta after giving birth. This blood is rich in stem cells and has been proven to aid in treating cancers such as leukemia or lymphoma.

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