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The Image Maker: Meet the Designer Behind Those Iconic Arts Fest Posters

The Image Maker: Meet the Designer Behind Those Iconic Arts Fest Posters

- 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!’”


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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
2 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]
Krieger, Naeher, America Advance To World Cup Final For Rematch With Japan Krieger, Naeher, America Advance To World Cup Final For Rematch With Japan
22 hours 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
1 day 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]
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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
2 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]
Penn State Football: Shoop Tries Hand In Spikes Broadcast Booth Penn State Football: Shoop Tries Hand In Spikes Broadcast Booth
2 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]
Song and Dance: Planning 4thFest Fireworks Choreography is Year-Round Affair Song and Dance: Planning 4thFest Fireworks Choreography is Year-Round Affair
2 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]
Central PA 4th Fest: A Tradition
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Central PA 4th Fest: A Tradition
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
Since 1927, there has been a Fourth of July celebration in Centre County, according to the 4thFest website. At that time the Alpha Fire Company put on a carnival that continued, along with a parade, for the next 50 years. The State College Sunrise Kiwanis Club kept it going through the 1990s. [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
2 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]
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
1 day 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
Column
To Your Health: Decision to Donate Cord Blood Can Help Save Lives
1 day 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
1 day 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
Photos
Independence Day Parades Light Up Downtown
2 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
2 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]
Fireworks Safety Concerns Erupt Ahead of Independence Day Fireworks Safety Concerns Erupt Ahead of Independence Day
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
As is the case with many of exciting activities, fireworks come with a level of danger. "Obviously the whole reason they’re illegal is because of injuries they cause," says lieutenant Keith Robb. "I think the rule of thumb is if there’s an explosion like a loud bang, it’s illegal." [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Aster is a friendly and playful cat with a distinctive coat. She's a domestic shorthair who was rescued by a good Samaritan who saw her being attacked by dogs. Despite that, Aster still gets along with dogs and should do fine in a home with children and other cats. [Read More]
Off and On Showers Possible on Fourth of July Off and On Showers Possible on Fourth of July
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
However, that steady rain should calm down by early afternoon, with only the chance for scattered showers through the evening. Walker is hopeful that all the rain will have stopped by 9:15 p.m., when the famous 4th Fest fireworks show will begin. [Read More]
Respecting the Stars and Stripes: How to Handle the American Flag Respecting the Stars and Stripes: How to Handle the American Flag
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"Since serving in the United States Navy and now being involved with the American Legion, the flag has taken on new meaning for me," says Mary Werdal, commander of American Legion Post 245. "When I see the American Flag flying it warms my heart and soul." [Read More]

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1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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Penn State Football: Shoop Tries Hand In Spikes Broadcast Booth Penn State Football: Shoop Tries Hand In Spikes Broadcast Booth
2 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
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4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
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4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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New Hype Video Ramps Up Excitement For Penn State Football New Hype Video Ramps Up Excitement For Penn State Football
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Mike Reisman
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For Spikes Pitcher It's A Dream Come True For Spikes Pitcher It's A Dream Come True
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
He's hardly had time to catch his breath. "It's pretty awesome," Evans says. "It's what you dream of, to get a chance to play professional ball. So I'm ready for it and excited." [Read More]
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5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins
1 day 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
2 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
3 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
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4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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New Judge Issues First Order in Spanier-Freeh Lawsuit New Judge Issues First Order in Spanier-Freeh Lawsuit
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
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4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
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4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
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Penn State Football: Four-Star Receiver Nixon Puts Nittany Lions In Top 10 Penn State Football: Four-Star Receiver Nixon Puts Nittany Lions In Top 10
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football has been recruiting the defensive front hard the past few weeks but the latest bit of recruiting news comes from the other side of the ball all together. [Read More]
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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 basketball -- while both PSU and Rutgers were 2-4.

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

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.

Central PA 4th Fest: A TraditionConnie Cousins

Since 1927, there has been a Fourth of July celebration in Centre County, according to the 4thFest website. At that time the Alpha Fire Company put on a carnival that continued, along with a parade, for the next 50 years. The State College Sunrise Kiwanis Club kept it going through the 1990s.

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