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Sutton Court Residents Frightened By Second Arson; $2,000 Reward Offered for Information

- Michael Martin Garrett

"That's pretty scary. This is happening where we live," Buck says. "Waking up to a fire alarm in the middle of the night is pretty frightening, especially because you're already disoriented. To have to deal with this is pretty ridiculous."


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Borough Crews Battling Snow, Working to Clear Roads Borough Crews Battling Snow, Working to Clear Roads
6 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Right now, a lot of the roads are still covered in snow, but all things considered, things aren’t too bad out there,” Brooks says. State College police confirm that the day could be off to a worse start, as no accidents have been reported yet. [Read More]
Winter Storm Expected to Bring Heavy Snow Monday, Schools Closed Winter Storm Expected to Bring Heavy Snow Monday, Schools Closed
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
A winter storm is barreling through our region and it's expected to deliver some of the heaviest snowfall so far this year. Snow Emergencies have been declared. Travel could be treacherous. [Read More]
Smith & Amos Wow Woo from Penn State at Senior Bowl
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Smith & Amos Wow Woo from Penn State at Senior Bowl
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Senior Bowl scouting assistant and PSU graduate Patrick Woo has spent the past half-year traveling the country to watch college football's top seniors. Here's what he sees in a quarter of Nittany Lions who were in Mobile, Ala., last week for the game. [Read More]
Second Weekend Storm Ready To Pile On The Snow Second Weekend Storm Ready To Pile On The Snow
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the region. "It’s safe to say that there will be snow cover and there will be an impact on morning commutes,” says AccuWeather Meteorologist Dan Pydnowski. [Read More]
Roger L. Williams To Retire As Alumni Association's Executive Director Roger L. Williams To Retire As Alumni Association's Executive Director
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"It’s been the privilege of my 36 years in American higher education to serve the world’s biggest, best and most ambitious dues-paying alumni association and, by extension, my beloved alma mater,” Williams said. [Read More]
Penn State Track Honors Late Kevin Dare Through High School Meet Penn State Track Honors Late Kevin Dare Through High School Meet
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The Penn State track and field team hosted the annual Kevin Dare High School Invitational on Saturday, drawing more than 1,200 athletes from 50 high schools to compete in a slew of track events. Dare was the only Penn State student-athlete to ever lose his life during competition. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie Northern Michigan 5-5 In Hectic Game Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie Northern Michigan 5-5 In Hectic Game
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
One thing is certain, Penn State hockey may not win every game, but the Nittany Lions will make sure that you get your money's worth. Penn State came back from a three goal deficit for the second straight game to eventually tie Northern Michigan 5-5 on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thump Rutgers 79-51 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thump Rutgers 79-51
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball put together a 40 minute effort on Saturday afternoon that finally showcased the team head coach Pat Chambers has said he sees on his roster. The Nittany Lions steamrolling Rutgers 79-51 for their first Big Ten win of the season and 13th of the year. [Read More]
NVS 'Remarkable Kids' Concert to Feature Young Violinist NVS 'Remarkable Kids' Concert to Feature Young Violinist
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
"Seventeen-year-old high school senior Raina Arnett began playing violin at age four, convincing her mom to buy one for her after spending months parading around her house with two chopsticks pretending to play them as a violin," says Jinbo. [Read More]
Primanti Bros. Grand Opening Draws Enormous Crowds Primanti Bros. Grand Opening Draws Enormous Crowds
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
Within an hour, a line wrapped around into Calder Way and Primanti Bros. reported waiting times of up to 45 minutes. “We’ve been looking forward to coming to State College for a long, long time and it’s almost like Christmas day for us," says Mike Mitcham, operations director. [Read More]

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Second Weekend Storm Ready To Pile On The Snow Second Weekend Storm Ready To Pile On The Snow
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the region. "It’s safe to say that there will be snow cover and there will be an impact on morning commutes,” says AccuWeather Meteorologist Dan Pydnowski. [Read More]
Penn State Track Honors Late Kevin Dare Through High School Meet Penn State Track Honors Late Kevin Dare Through High School Meet
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The Penn State track and field team hosted the annual Kevin Dare High School Invitational on Saturday, drawing more than 1,200 athletes from 50 high schools to compete in a slew of track events. Dare was the only Penn State student-athlete to ever lose his life during competition. [Read More]
NVS 'Remarkable Kids' Concert to Feature Young Violinist NVS 'Remarkable Kids' Concert to Feature Young Violinist
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
"Seventeen-year-old high school senior Raina Arnett began playing violin at age four, convincing her mom to buy one for her after spending months parading around her house with two chopsticks pretending to play them as a violin," says Jinbo. [Read More]
Primanti Bros. Grand Opening Draws Enormous Crowds Primanti Bros. Grand Opening Draws Enormous Crowds
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
Within an hour, a line wrapped around into Calder Way and Primanti Bros. reported waiting times of up to 45 minutes. “We’ve been looking forward to coming to State College for a long, long time and it’s almost like Christmas day for us," says Mike Mitcham, operations director. [Read More]
Police: Man Held Former Girlfriend at Knifepoint Inside Apartment Police: Man Held Former Girlfriend at Knifepoint Inside Apartment
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
The woman was able to grab her cell phone and run into the bathroom, where she called another person who in turn called police. The victim told police that Greenfield followed her, stabbing holes into walls and doors and slashing the shower curtain in the bathroom. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Raven is a sweet and playful cat that's spent a long time at Centre County PAWS waiting for her forever family. This two-year-old came to PAWS as a kitten. She was found on the front porch of a home in Bald Eagle. [Read More]
Imago Theatre's 'Frogz' Brings Fanciful Creatures to Eisenhower Feb. 6 Imago Theatre's 'Frogz' Brings Fanciful Creatures to Eisenhower Feb. 6
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
"Frogz" unfolds in a series of hopping, jiggling, undulating, waddling and slithering vignettes. Five agile performers —aided by a menagerie of ingenious masks, outrageous costumes and original music — will conjure a carnival of the absurd. [Read More]
Ferguson Township Police Searching For Woman Suspected in Hit and Run Ferguson Township Police Searching For Woman Suspected in Hit and Run
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Police say Ross caught the employee in the car door when she closed it, dragging the employee through the parking lot before stopping the car and knocking the man to the ground. [Read More]
Centre County Officials, Bellfonte Police Move Forward With Investigation of DA Forgery Allegations Centre County Officials, Bellfonte Police Move Forward With Investigation of DA Forgery Allegations
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"We are working tirelessly to get to be fair and get to the truth of this," Dershem says. "As a lifelong resident of this county, I expect our criminal justice system to be beyond reproach. Everyone should expect to be treated fairly." [Read More]
Penn State Denies Contractual Obligations in Kaidanov Lawsuit Penn State Denies Contractual Obligations in Kaidanov Lawsuit
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Kaidanov also claims that his termination was breach of his employment contract, but Penn State has called this into question as well. "Plaintiff never had a contract for employment at Penn State," the filing reads. "Rather, he was an at will employee." [Read More]

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Smith & Amos Wow Woo from Penn State at Senior Bowl
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Smith & Amos Wow Woo from Penn State at Senior Bowl
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Senior Bowl scouting assistant and PSU graduate Patrick Woo has spent the past half-year traveling the country to watch college football's top seniors. Here's what he sees in a quarter of Nittany Lions who were in Mobile, Ala., last week for the game. [Read More]
Penn State Track Honors Late Kevin Dare Through High School Meet Penn State Track Honors Late Kevin Dare Through High School Meet
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The Penn State track and field team hosted the annual Kevin Dare High School Invitational on Saturday, drawing more than 1,200 athletes from 50 high schools to compete in a slew of track events. Dare was the only Penn State student-athlete to ever lose his life during competition. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie Northern Michigan 5-5 In Hectic Game Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie Northern Michigan 5-5 In Hectic Game
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
One thing is certain, Penn State hockey may not win every game, but the Nittany Lions will make sure that you get your money's worth. Penn State came back from a three goal deficit for the second straight game to eventually tie Northern Michigan 5-5 on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thump Rutgers 79-51 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thump Rutgers 79-51
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball put together a 40 minute effort on Saturday afternoon that finally showcased the team head coach Pat Chambers has said he sees on his roster. The Nittany Lions steamrolling Rutgers 79-51 for their first Big Ten win of the season and 13th of the year. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Score Four Straight To Win 5-4 On Friday Night Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Score Four Straight To Win 5-4 On Friday Night
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State scored 4 straight goals to overcome a 4-1 deficit and pick up the 12th win of the year on Friday night. Dylan Richard led the way with two goals an assist but it was freshman Scott Conway with the game winner with just over three minutes to go in regulation. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Era Still Has To Be Viewed With Longterm In Mind Penn State Basketball: Chambers Era Still Has To Be Viewed With Longterm In Mind
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State struggles in Big Ten play there are obvious questions to be asked, and some of those may not be answered this season. That's why Penn State can't pull the plug on the Pat Chambers era. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, January 23 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, January 23
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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]
Lady Lions Notch First Big Ten Victory With Win Over Indiana Lady Lions Notch First Big Ten Victory With Win Over Indiana
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Zack Rickens
Kaliyah Mitchell stepped up big when her team needed her most, scoring a career-tying 20 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in the Lady Lions’ much-needed win against Big Ten foe Indiana on Thursday night at the Bryce Jordan Center. [Read More]
Penn State: 4 Januarys, 4 Coaches, 4 Stories - Franklin, O’Brien, Paterno and Munchak Penn State: 4 Januarys, 4 Coaches, 4 Stories - Franklin, O’Brien, Paterno and Munchak
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Lately, every January has been different. Three years ago, Joe Paterno passed away. In the subsequent three Januarys, Penn State had two different head coaches. And along the way, a Penn Stater who was never hired had become a January regular. [Read More]
‘Spider’ Caldwell Returns to Penn State ‘Spider’ Caldwell Returns to Penn State
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Jake Somerville
“Literally, my first day here, I’m sitting in my office looking out at Mount Nittany, and I’m in tears,” he said. “It’s been so much fun reconnecting with everybody. I feel great, and I’m having a blast. It’s great to be back.” [Read More]

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Smith & Amos Wow Woo from Penn State at Senior Bowl
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Smith & Amos Wow Woo from Penn State at Senior Bowl
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Senior Bowl scouting assistant and PSU graduate Patrick Woo has spent the past half-year traveling the country to watch college football's top seniors. Here's what he sees in a quarter of Nittany Lions who were in Mobile, Ala., last week for the game. [Read More]
Roger L. Williams To Retire As Alumni Association's Executive Director Roger L. Williams To Retire As Alumni Association's Executive Director
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"It’s been the privilege of my 36 years in American higher education to serve the world’s biggest, best and most ambitious dues-paying alumni association and, by extension, my beloved alma mater,” Williams said. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie Northern Michigan 5-5 In Hectic Game Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Tie Northern Michigan 5-5 In Hectic Game
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
One thing is certain, Penn State hockey may not win every game, but the Nittany Lions will make sure that you get your money's worth. Penn State came back from a three goal deficit for the second straight game to eventually tie Northern Michigan 5-5 on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thump Rutgers 79-51 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Thump Rutgers 79-51
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball put together a 40 minute effort on Saturday afternoon that finally showcased the team head coach Pat Chambers has said he sees on his roster. The Nittany Lions steamrolling Rutgers 79-51 for their first Big Ten win of the season and 13th of the year. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Score Four Straight To Win 5-4 On Friday Night Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Score Four Straight To Win 5-4 On Friday Night
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State scored 4 straight goals to overcome a 4-1 deficit and pick up the 12th win of the year on Friday night. Dylan Richard led the way with two goals an assist but it was freshman Scott Conway with the game winner with just over three minutes to go in regulation. [Read More]
Imago Theatre's 'Frogz' Brings Fanciful Creatures to Eisenhower Feb. 6 Imago Theatre's 'Frogz' Brings Fanciful Creatures to Eisenhower Feb. 6
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
"Frogz" unfolds in a series of hopping, jiggling, undulating, waddling and slithering vignettes. Five agile performers —aided by a menagerie of ingenious masks, outrageous costumes and original music — will conjure a carnival of the absurd. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Era Still Has To Be Viewed With Longterm In Mind Penn State Basketball: Chambers Era Still Has To Be Viewed With Longterm In Mind
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State struggles in Big Ten play there are obvious questions to be asked, and some of those may not be answered this season. That's why Penn State can't pull the plug on the Pat Chambers era. [Read More]
Penn State Denies Contractual Obligations in Kaidanov Lawsuit Penn State Denies Contractual Obligations in Kaidanov Lawsuit
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Kaidanov also claims that his termination was breach of his employment contract, but Penn State has called this into question as well. "Plaintiff never had a contract for employment at Penn State," the filing reads. "Rather, he was an at will employee." [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, January 23 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Friday, January 23
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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]
MasquerAIDS Cabaret to Benefit Non-Profit Through Songs of Queen, Rent & More MasquerAIDS Cabaret to Benefit Non-Profit Through Songs of Queen, Rent & More
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“[My co-producer] and I went to visit the Aids Resource Alliance last week, and one of the women there has been HIV-positive for 25 years,” Henderson says. “And she cried when we went to visit her, because she was so thankful that there are people willing to do things like this.” [Read More]
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Throughout history, there have been some famous impostors. People who misrepresented their employment history or educational background in writing or in person and were able to slide by unnoticed – for at least a little while.

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Smith & Amos Wow Woo from Penn State at Senior Bowl

Senior Bowl scouting assistant and PSU graduate Patrick Woo has spent the past half-year traveling the country to watch college football's top seniors. Here's what he sees in a quarter of Nittany Lions who were in Mobile, Ala., last week for the game.

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I think keeping a list of actionable brilliant things is a good idea. By actionable I mean sure-fire mood lifters that you can actually undertake. No point listing a swim in a tropical lagoon if you're stuck in State College in mid-winter.

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