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Smoking Bleacher Motor Prompts Evacuation at State High

Smoking Bleacher Motor Prompts Evacuation at State High

- Zach Berger

A bleacher motor in the school's North Building gymnasium began sparking and smoking at around 3 p.m., according to a news release from the school district. Administrators evacuated approximately 150 students in attendance at the basketball game.


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Penn State Hockey: Casey Bailey Puts Up Solid Effort In NHL Debut Penn State Hockey: Casey Bailey Puts Up Solid Effort In NHL Debut
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On Thursday night he took his very first shift of what he hopes to be a long NHL career. And across from him in a Florida Panthers' uniform, one of the NHL's all-time greats, Jaromir Jagr. [Read More]
Alumni Association Concedes Legal Battle, Allows Additional Candidates On Ballot Alumni Association Concedes Legal Battle, Allows Additional Candidates On Ballot
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Zach Berger
"It is not in the interests of the Association or its Members to engage in a legal battle over the petition process.” The Alumni Association is now considering amendments to its bylaws that will clarify the Nominating Committee’s power to review and approve all potential candidates. [Read More]
Building a Better Greenhouse to Grow a Better World Building a Better Greenhouse to Grow a Better World
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Hundreds of these individualized design have already been implemented in countries like Kenya, Sierra Leone and Mozambique.“We’re building self-sustaining enterprises that help some of the poorest people in the world,” Mehta says. [Read More]
Judges' Lawsuits Against Centre County Unsealed Judges' Lawsuits Against Centre County Unsealed
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Because the County has not respected the fact that the case was filed under seal...the public has relieved incomplete information about the nature of the case," the motion to unseal reads. [Read More]
'Tasting Ticket' Offers Chance to Sample Homegrown Beer, Wine & Spirits 'Tasting Ticket' Offers Chance to Sample Homegrown Beer, Wine & Spirits
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"I think in general there's been a renaissance and it's centered around local foods, local craft beers and local wines -- as opposed to factory wine," says Elwin Stewart, the owner of Happy Valley Vineyard & Winery. "Smaller wineries, I think they're very unique." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Time is The Essence of James Franklin
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Penn State Football: Time is The Essence of James Franklin
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Time waits for no man. But it does allow Penn State's head football coach to ride shotgun. Says James Franklin: “That’s one of the things I think we’re doing a better job of now -- protecting my time.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Autograph Session Returns Again For Blue White Weekend Penn State Football: Autograph Session Returns Again For Blue White Weekend
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After a few years off the schedule and a return last season the ever popular Blue-White weekend player autograph session will again be a part of festivities next month. [Read More]
Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The BJC, Basketball Support And Extensions Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The BJC, Basketball Support And Extensions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"That's not an easy thing to do," Barbour said in her office this week. "To really analyze and understand the programs." [Read More]
Blue Sapphire Rachel Reiss To Compete In World Competition Blue Sapphire Rachel Reiss To Compete In World Competition
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Megan Fleming
Anyone who's seen Rachel Reiss gracefully manipulate her baton with the Penn State Blue Band has felt a distinct sense of awe -- and Reiss is taking that sense of awe abroad. [Read More]
Mamma Mia's: A Slice Of Italy In Downtown State College
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Mamma Mia's: A Slice Of Italy In Downtown State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Massimo Napoli is the only classically-trained Italian chef in State College. Along with his wife, Napoli is putting his life experiences and Italian heritage into his food at Mamma Mia's. Find out more about the popular restaurant in this video from the Centre County Report. [Read More]

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Building a Better Greenhouse to Grow a Better World Building a Better Greenhouse to Grow a Better World
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Hundreds of these individualized design have already been implemented in countries like Kenya, Sierra Leone and Mozambique.“We’re building self-sustaining enterprises that help some of the poorest people in the world,” Mehta says. [Read More]
Judges' Lawsuits Against Centre County Unsealed Judges' Lawsuits Against Centre County Unsealed
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Because the County has not respected the fact that the case was filed under seal...the public has relieved incomplete information about the nature of the case," the motion to unseal reads. [Read More]
'Tasting Ticket' Offers Chance to Sample Homegrown Beer, Wine & Spirits 'Tasting Ticket' Offers Chance to Sample Homegrown Beer, Wine & Spirits
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"I think in general there's been a renaissance and it's centered around local foods, local craft beers and local wines -- as opposed to factory wine," says Elwin Stewart, the owner of Happy Valley Vineyard & Winery. "Smaller wineries, I think they're very unique." [Read More]
Blue Sapphire Rachel Reiss To Compete In World Competition Blue Sapphire Rachel Reiss To Compete In World Competition
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Megan Fleming
Anyone who's seen Rachel Reiss gracefully manipulate her baton with the Penn State Blue Band has felt a distinct sense of awe -- and Reiss is taking that sense of awe abroad. [Read More]
Mamma Mia's: A Slice Of Italy In Downtown State College
Video
Mamma Mia's: A Slice Of Italy In Downtown State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Massimo Napoli is the only classically-trained Italian chef in State College. Along with his wife, Napoli is putting his life experiences and Italian heritage into his food at Mamma Mia's. Find out more about the popular restaurant in this video from the Centre County Report. [Read More]
Scott's Landscaping Rises From the Ashes Scott's Landscaping Rises From the Ashes
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Gregg Kohlhepp
“We are still in business, offering the same services and quality as before,” confirmed Burk. If anything, the 2013 fire served as another growth phase. “Our capacity has increased from before the fire.” [Read More]
Youth Leadership Conference Opens Students' Eyes to Realities of Bullying Youth Leadership Conference Opens Students' Eyes to Realities of Bullying
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Then on Wednesday they found an anonymous Twitter account that viciously attacked and insulted their classmates. Even worse, some of their classmates on social media thought they had created the account themselves to prove a point at the anti-bullying conference. [Read More]
Boal Mansion Museum Announces New Director, Will Reopen in May Boal Mansion Museum Announces New Director, Will Reopen in May
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I have a passion for history, and when I look at what’s here, it’s really such an incredible treasure," says new museum director Robert Cameron. Cindy Shaler, president of the museum board of directors, says the past few months have been “a difficult time” for the museum. [Read More]
Christopher Lee's Trial Delayed Again Christopher Lee's Trial Delayed Again
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Prosecutors with the United States Department of Justice requested the delay after adding two new charges to Lee’s list of alleged crimes last week. Prosecutors now claim that Lee also produced child pornography and tampered with his cell phone to impede a criminal investigation. [Read More]
Attorneys to Help First Responders Write Their Wills Attorneys to Help First Responders Write Their Wills
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“We really enjoy being to help them and ease any burdens they might have from their professions,” McKenrick says. “These are very difficult positions to begin with, so we want to do anything we can to help them because they help us every day.” [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Casey Bailey Puts Up Solid Effort In NHL Debut Penn State Hockey: Casey Bailey Puts Up Solid Effort In NHL Debut
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On Thursday night he took his very first shift of what he hopes to be a long NHL career. And across from him in a Florida Panthers' uniform, one of the NHL's all-time greats, Jaromir Jagr. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Time is The Essence of James Franklin
Column
Penn State Football: Time is The Essence of James Franklin
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Time waits for no man. But it does allow Penn State's head football coach to ride shotgun. Says James Franklin: “That’s one of the things I think we’re doing a better job of now -- protecting my time.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Autograph Session Returns Again For Blue White Weekend Penn State Football: Autograph Session Returns Again For Blue White Weekend
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After a few years off the schedule and a return last season the ever popular Blue-White weekend player autograph session will again be a part of festivities next month. [Read More]
Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The BJC, Basketball Support And Extensions Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The BJC, Basketball Support And Extensions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"That's not an easy thing to do," Barbour said in her office this week. "To really analyze and understand the programs." [Read More]
Blue Sapphire Rachel Reiss To Compete In World Competition Blue Sapphire Rachel Reiss To Compete In World Competition
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Megan Fleming
Anyone who's seen Rachel Reiss gracefully manipulate her baton with the Penn State Blue Band has felt a distinct sense of awe -- and Reiss is taking that sense of awe abroad. [Read More]
Blue-White Game Countdown / 23 Days: Gaines Departure Noteworthy Even If Loss Is Not Blue-White Game Countdown / 23 Days: Gaines Departure Noteworthy Even If Loss Is Not
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has depth on the roster again, so not every loss is a huge one for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The Books, The Stipends And The TV Deals Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The Books, The Stipends And The TV Deals
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
We don't get to decide if it's worth the price of a ticket for a fan, the fan decides that. So we've got to create value. Our number one priority is to create this world class student athlete experience but in order to do that we have to have resources and be able to create resources, so how do w [Read More]
Blue-White Game Countdown / 24 Days: A Way-Too-Early Season Prediction Blue-White Game Countdown / 24 Days: A Way-Too-Early Season Prediction
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State won't play a game for a few more months, which means it's plenty early to guess how those games will go. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Additional Coaches Set To Join Franklin On Caravan Tour Penn State Athletics: Additional Coaches Set To Join Franklin On Caravan Tour
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin will headline Penn State's 12 stop Coaches Caravan tour but now some of his supporting acts are known as the university announced the schedule for additional coaches scheduled to join Franklin on the road. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Poised For Another Dynasty By Building For The Future Penn State Wrestling Poised For Another Dynasty By Building For The Future
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, C.J. Doon
But this season was never about winning a title. It was about building for the future. Faced with the departure of all-time greats Ed Ruth and David “The Magic Man” Taylor, Sanderson had a difficult decision to make. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Casey Bailey Puts Up Solid Effort In NHL Debut Penn State Hockey: Casey Bailey Puts Up Solid Effort In NHL Debut
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On Thursday night he took his very first shift of what he hopes to be a long NHL career. And across from him in a Florida Panthers' uniform, one of the NHL's all-time greats, Jaromir Jagr. [Read More]
Alumni Association Concedes Legal Battle, Allows Additional Candidates On Ballot Alumni Association Concedes Legal Battle, Allows Additional Candidates On Ballot
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Zach Berger
"It is not in the interests of the Association or its Members to engage in a legal battle over the petition process.” The Alumni Association is now considering amendments to its bylaws that will clarify the Nominating Committee’s power to review and approve all potential candidates. [Read More]
Building a Better Greenhouse to Grow a Better World Building a Better Greenhouse to Grow a Better World
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Hundreds of these individualized design have already been implemented in countries like Kenya, Sierra Leone and Mozambique.“We’re building self-sustaining enterprises that help some of the poorest people in the world,” Mehta says. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Time is The Essence of James Franklin
Column
Penn State Football: Time is The Essence of James Franklin
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Time waits for no man. But it does allow Penn State's head football coach to ride shotgun. Says James Franklin: “That’s one of the things I think we’re doing a better job of now -- protecting my time.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Autograph Session Returns Again For Blue White Weekend Penn State Football: Autograph Session Returns Again For Blue White Weekend
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After a few years off the schedule and a return last season the ever popular Blue-White weekend player autograph session will again be a part of festivities next month. [Read More]
Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The BJC, Basketball Support And Extensions Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The BJC, Basketball Support And Extensions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"That's not an easy thing to do," Barbour said in her office this week. "To really analyze and understand the programs." [Read More]
Blue Sapphire Rachel Reiss To Compete In World Competition Blue Sapphire Rachel Reiss To Compete In World Competition
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Megan Fleming
Anyone who's seen Rachel Reiss gracefully manipulate her baton with the Penn State Blue Band has felt a distinct sense of awe -- and Reiss is taking that sense of awe abroad. [Read More]
Culture War an Unfair Attack?
Column
Culture War an Unfair Attack?
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
With many high profile criminal stories that emerge, society seems to want to investigate not only the alleged perpetrator, but also the culture of the group to which the perpetrator belongs. Let's face the fact that in every group there are bad people who do bad or stupid things of their own accor [Read More]
Blue-White Game Countdown / 23 Days: Gaines Departure Noteworthy Even If Loss Is Not Blue-White Game Countdown / 23 Days: Gaines Departure Noteworthy Even If Loss Is Not
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has depth on the roster again, so not every loss is a huge one for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The Books, The Stipends And The TV Deals Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The Books, The Stipends And The TV Deals
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
We don't get to decide if it's worth the price of a ticket for a fan, the fan decides that. So we've got to create value. Our number one priority is to create this world class student athlete experience but in order to do that we have to have resources and be able to create resources, so how do w [Read More]
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Penn State Football: Time is The Essence of James Franklin

Time waits for no man. But it does allow Penn State's head football coach to ride shotgun. Says James Franklin: “That’s one of the things I think we’re doing a better job of now -- protecting my time.”

Jay Paterno

Culture War an Unfair Attack?

With many high profile criminal stories that emerge, society seems to want to investigate not only the alleged perpetrator, but also the culture of the group to which the perpetrator belongs. Let's face the fact that in every group there are bad people who do bad or stupid things of their own accor

The KDR Scandal: Who's Naked Now?Russell Frank

I know this sounds like victim blaming: It isn't the women who should have to alter their behavior; it's the men. But I'm thinking in practical terms: Women can change the social dynamic at Penn State starting this weekend ...

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