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Penn State Football: Headsets And Buying Airhorns Some Of Challenges For Ireland Trip

Penn State Football: Headsets And Buying Airhorns Some Of Challenges For Ireland Trip

- Ben Jones

"We're working through United. We've got some hurdles that we have to overcome with the customs authorities in Ireland, said Takach, who officially has been on the job as equipment manager for two weeks.


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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, August 21 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, August 21
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
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]
Kids Think They're Just Having Fun, Parents Know They're Learning at Discovery Space Kids Think They're Just Having Fun, Parents Know They're Learning at Discovery Space
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jessica Tully
"The first time she sees an exhibit, she says 'Daddy, Daddy, help, help.' But then after a month or so, she can do it herself. It's really great," he says. [Read More]
New Car Seat Guidelines Could Keep Kids Safer New Car Seat Guidelines Could Keep Kids Safer
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Many other countries keep their kids rear-facing until age four and have fewer injuries and fatalities. Once a child is large enough for a seat with a five-point harness, they should remain in it as long as the manufacturer suggests. [Read More]
Heavy Rain Triggers Minor Flash Flooding, More Rain in Forecast
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Heavy Rain Triggers Minor Flash Flooding, More Rain in Forecast
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"This time of year the atmosphere holds a whole lot of moisture so anytime you do get a thunderstorm obviously it can drop a whole lot of rain in a short period of time." [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: Offensive Line Will Have Unconventional Depth Countdown To Dublin: Offensive Line Will Have Unconventional Depth
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We haven't really had the same five guys at the same five spots for multiple practices yet," Penn State coach James Franklin said on Wednesday. "Now it's how do we get the best five on the field complementing each other, playing as a unit … how do we get some consistency there?" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Icelandic Volcano Could Threaten Season Opener Penn State Football: Icelandic Volcano Could Threaten Season Opener
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're aware of that, and we're monitoring that situation," said Michael Hazel, Penn State's director of football operations. "That's kind of out of our area of expertise." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Set To Join Celtics In Training Camp Penn State Basketball: Frazier Set To Join Celtics In Training Camp
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Frazier is the fifth Penn State basketball player to make the NBA since 1995 although it is reasonable to assume that it will be quite some time before the talented guard sees action during the regular season. [Read More]
Former State College Psychologist Charged With Sexually Assaulting Patients Former State College Psychologist Charged With Sexually Assaulting Patients
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Investigators say he victimized one woman over a 17-year period, beginning in July, 1994 and continuing through Nov., 2011. The second woman was allegedly assaulted between June, 2003 and March, 2010. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, August 20 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, August 20
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
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]
Former Penn State Linebacker Tim Shaw Announces he has ALS Former Penn State Linebacker Tim Shaw Announces he has ALS
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
In the video Shaw vows “to stand up and fight with all of you against this disease.” He then raises a bucket of ice water above his head and dumps it over his body, accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge that has spread throughout social media the past few weeks. [Read More]

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New Car Seat Guidelines Could Keep Kids Safer New Car Seat Guidelines Could Keep Kids Safer
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Many other countries keep their kids rear-facing until age four and have fewer injuries and fatalities. Once a child is large enough for a seat with a five-point harness, they should remain in it as long as the manufacturer suggests. [Read More]
Former Penn State Linebacker Tim Shaw Announces he has ALS Former Penn State Linebacker Tim Shaw Announces he has ALS
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
In the video Shaw vows “to stand up and fight with all of you against this disease.” He then raises a bucket of ice water above his head and dumps it over his body, accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge that has spread throughout social media the past few weeks. [Read More]
I Had to Destroy the Tomato to Serve It
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I Had to Destroy the Tomato to Serve It
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
Thus did a grateful world receive the phrases "It slices! It dices!" and, "But wait, there's more!" Why, without these marketing blitzes there would have been no Dan Aykroyd hawking Bass-O-Matics on "Saturday Night Live." [Read More]
Truck Accident Closes Westbound Lanes on Route 322
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Truck Accident Closes Westbound Lanes on Route 322
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
The tractor-trailer jackknifed about a half mile east of the Route 26 interchange, near a notoriously sharp turn. "We've had a number of accidents there," says State College Police Sgt. Chris Hill. [Read More]
First-Ever Cornhole Classic to Raise Money for Charities First-Ever Cornhole Classic to Raise Money for Charities
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Cornhole is similar to horseshoes, except wooden boxes (cornhole platforms) and bean bags are used. The sport has a very loyal and passionate following — you will find thousands of football fans playing this game on any given Saturday. [Read More]
Annual Family Tradition of the Grange Fair Continues for 140th Year Annual Family Tradition of the Grange Fair Continues for 140th Year
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Darlene Confer, general manager of the fair, expects this year to be the best one yet, weather permitting. "If we have good weather, I anticipate this will be the best attendance we've ever had," she says. [Read More]
Ferguson Township Supervisors Approve New Storm Water Management Ordinance Ferguson Township Supervisors Approve New Storm Water Management Ordinance
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Given this past summer’s torrential downpours, I think we can all recognize the importance of storm water management in the Centre area,” Ferguson Township Manager Mark Kunkle said. [Read More]
United Way Kicks Off Fundraising Campaign With Big Head Start United Way Kicks Off Fundraising Campaign With Big Head Start
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“We’re asking you to be a voice for Centre County,” Colleen Williams told the crowd of United Way volunteers and supporters. [Read More]
Vintage Bomber a Link to World War II Heroes
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Vintage Bomber a Link to World War II Heroes
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Gilmore can't say enough about the pilots who flew during the war, usually at high altitude in unpressurized planes in sub-zero cold. Many of those flyers came back with frostbite. "Just incredible heroes, who flew these in combat and that's why we do what we do," he says. [Read More]
Grange Fair Queen Contest set for Aug. 20 Grange Fair Queen Contest set for Aug. 20
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
The Centre County Grange Fair will celebrate its 140th anniversary this year. It also marks the 11th year of the Centre County Grange Fair Queen Contest. [Read More]

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Countdown To Dublin: Offensive Line Will Have Unconventional Depth Countdown To Dublin: Offensive Line Will Have Unconventional Depth
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We haven't really had the same five guys at the same five spots for multiple practices yet," Penn State coach James Franklin said on Wednesday. "Now it's how do we get the best five on the field complementing each other, playing as a unit … how do we get some consistency there?" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Icelandic Volcano Could Threaten Season Opener Penn State Football: Icelandic Volcano Could Threaten Season Opener
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're aware of that, and we're monitoring that situation," said Michael Hazel, Penn State's director of football operations. "That's kind of out of our area of expertise." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Set To Join Celtics In Training Camp Penn State Basketball: Frazier Set To Join Celtics In Training Camp
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Frazier is the fifth Penn State basketball player to make the NBA since 1995 although it is reasonable to assume that it will be quite some time before the talented guard sees action during the regular season. [Read More]
Former Penn State Linebacker Tim Shaw Announces he has ALS Former Penn State Linebacker Tim Shaw Announces he has ALS
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
In the video Shaw vows “to stand up and fight with all of you against this disease.” He then raises a bucket of ice water above his head and dumps it over his body, accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge that has spread throughout social media the past few weeks. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: Takach Named Head Football Equipment Manager Countdown To Dublin: Takach Named Head Football Equipment Manager
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Takach replaces Brad “Spider” Caldwell, who retired from the University in June after 31 years of working with Penn State football, including the last 13 years as the head equipment manager. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Prepare For New Stadium Entrance
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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Prepare For New Stadium Entrance
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The blue buses aren't going anywhere, but they are going to drop the Nittany Lions off at a different location each Saturday as the team heads to the stadium. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: Franklin Radio Show Set To Debut This Week Countdown To Dublin: Franklin Radio Show Set To Debut This Week
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's Thursday radio show is back and this time James Franklin will be taking your questions as his first season in Happy Valley unfolds. [Read More]
Penn State Football: (Some) Sleep Till Dublin For Nittany Lions Penn State Football: (Some) Sleep Till Dublin For Nittany Lions
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"How many rolls of tape, how many scissors, how many this, how many that. To get through customs, every single piece of information has to be logged. So there's a lot that goes into it, there's no doubt about it," Penn State coach James Franklin says. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Receive Votes In AP Top 25 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Receive Votes In AP Top 25
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In total Penn State will face two teams in the opening Top 25 and three additional teams receiving votes in the poll. UCF received 94 votes putting The Knights (Penn State's season opening opponent) only 36 behind the No. 25 spot. [Read More]
James & The Giant Pitch: Penn State Football and The Franklin Effect
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James & The Giant Pitch: Penn State Football and The Franklin Effect
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Perhaps the most amazing quality about James Franklin is that his goals become your goals, too. Yours, as in future freshmen, fans, followers on Twitter, fellow coaches, football players, frontline staff, front-running media and fund-raisers. This guy is F’ing contagious. [Read More]

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Countdown To Dublin: Offensive Line Will Have Unconventional Depth Countdown To Dublin: Offensive Line Will Have Unconventional Depth
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We haven't really had the same five guys at the same five spots for multiple practices yet," Penn State coach James Franklin said on Wednesday. "Now it's how do we get the best five on the field complementing each other, playing as a unit … how do we get some consistency there?" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Icelandic Volcano Could Threaten Season Opener Penn State Football: Icelandic Volcano Could Threaten Season Opener
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're aware of that, and we're monitoring that situation," said Michael Hazel, Penn State's director of football operations. "That's kind of out of our area of expertise." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Set To Join Celtics In Training Camp Penn State Basketball: Frazier Set To Join Celtics In Training Camp
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Frazier is the fifth Penn State basketball player to make the NBA since 1995 although it is reasonable to assume that it will be quite some time before the talented guard sees action during the regular season. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, August 20 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, August 20
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
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]
Countdown To Dublin: Takach Named Head Football Equipment Manager Countdown To Dublin: Takach Named Head Football Equipment Manager
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Takach replaces Brad “Spider” Caldwell, who retired from the University in June after 31 years of working with Penn State football, including the last 13 years as the head equipment manager. [Read More]
Penn State Athletic Deptartment Cancels Blue Band’s Tailgreat Show Penn State Athletic Deptartment Cancels Blue Band’s Tailgreat Show
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ted Hozza
One of game day’s favorite traditions, the event featured the Blue Band, cheerleaders, and Lionettes in a pep rally atmosphere. Blue Band supporters have already taken to Twitter to voice their displeasure. [Read More]
Penn State Announces Passing of Terrell Jones, Educational Equity Vice Provost Penn State Announces Passing of Terrell Jones, Educational Equity Vice Provost
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Terrell Jones was frequently sought to speak publicly about diversity issues and is "known in higher education for his unique agenda and knack for teaching people how to appreciate diversity," according to the university. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Prepare For New Stadium Entrance
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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Prepare For New Stadium Entrance
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The blue buses aren't going anywhere, but they are going to drop the Nittany Lions off at a different location each Saturday as the team heads to the stadium. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Aug. 19 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Aug. 19
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
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]
Countdown To Dublin: Franklin Radio Show Set To Debut This Week Countdown To Dublin: Franklin Radio Show Set To Debut This Week
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's Thursday radio show is back and this time James Franklin will be taking your questions as his first season in Happy Valley unfolds. [Read More]
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Russell Frank

I Had to Destroy the Tomato to Serve It

Thus did a grateful world receive the phrases "It slices! It dices!" and, "But wait, there's more!" Why, without these marketing blitzes there would have been no Dan Aykroyd hawking Bass-O-Matics on "Saturday Night Live."

Patty Kleban

Domesday Scenario Not as Nutty as it Once Seemed

I'm outraged about the killing of innocent people – especially children – because one group of people doesn't like what the other believes.

James & The Giant Pitch: Penn State Football and The Franklin EffectMike Poorman

Perhaps the most amazing quality about James Franklin is that his goals become your goals, too. Yours, as in future freshmen, fans, followers on Twitter, fellow coaches, football players, frontline staff, front-running media and fund-raisers. This guy is F’ing contagious.

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