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Centre Foundation Awards 17 grants for $33,000

Centre Foundation Awards 17 grants for $33,000

- Gazette Staff

"We received 60 applications from 33 organizations across Centre County," said Molly Kunkel, Centre Foundation executive director. "The decisions were tough, but our staff and our board members ultimately decided these were the right projects to fund at this time."


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Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Drexel 73-68 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Drexel 73-68
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball improved to 11-1 on the year with a 73-68 win over Drexel on Saturday. The Nittany Lions were led by DJ Newbill's 20 points and a double-double effort by Brandon Taylor. [Read More]
Penn State Christmas Light Show Captured by Drone
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Penn State Christmas Light Show Captured by Drone
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Tim Gilbert
Another year, another killer Penn State Christmas lights show from inventive alumnus Bob Witt. Like shows in years past, the lights in front of Witt’s Schwenksville home light up spectacularly to the tune of “The Nittany Lion” and “Fight On, State.” [Read More]
Jared Box Project Gets Boost From Target Stores Jared Box Project Gets Boost From Target Stores
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Matt Allibone
“We have been doing a little bit of volunteering, and basically, we just asked our employees if they wanted to donate anything,” Price says. “It’s a great cause and something we’ll likely do again.” [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Sadie is one of those sweet girls who loves to cuddle up and enjoy a good belly rub! She is housebroken and crate trained. She loves going for walks in the woods and walks very nicely on a leash. [Read More]
Wrestling Takes Down Virginia Tech To Stay Undefeated Wrestling Takes Down Virginia Tech To Stay Undefeated
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Zack Rickens
No. 5 Penn State continued its unbeaten streak by defeating No. 9 Virginia Tech, 20-15. The Hokies are the highest-ranked team Penn State has faced so far this season. [Read More]
To Your Health: Noisy Toys Can be Harmful to Children's Hearing
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To Your Health: Noisy Toys Can be Harmful to Children's Hearing
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Leslie Purcell
Some toys can produce sounds in excess of 100dB. That's almost as loud as a jet plane taking off! Federal regulations restrict exposure to noise of 100dB to only two hours per day. If employees in an industrial setting are exposed to that noise level they are required to wear hearing protection. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Makes Case For Eligibility Free Bowl Games Penn State Football: Franklin Makes Case For Eligibility Free Bowl Games
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"You'd love to be able to ‑‑ coaches have always talked about trying to get a rule in place where the bowl game is kind of not really connected to the season, and you can play pretty much everybody in the bowl game and it not count against eligibility" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Awards Continue To Pile Up For Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Awards Continue To Pile Up For Nittany Lions
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The postseason awards continue to stack up for the Nittany Lions as several more earned All-Big Ten and All-America honors from Athlon Sports, Phil Steele’s College Football and Scout this week. [Read More]
PA Pension Board Votes Jerry Sandusky Must Forfeit Pension PA Pension Board Votes Jerry Sandusky Must Forfeit Pension
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
According to SERS spokeswoman Pamela Hill, the board voted 8-3 in favor of pension forfeiture after a multiyear legal process. She says that Sandusky has 30 days to appeal this decision to the Commonwealth Court. [Read More]
Accident Causes Delay on Rt. 322 Near Boalsburg Accident Causes Delay on Rt. 322 Near Boalsburg
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer, Michael Martin Garrett
A minivan and car collided, causing significant damage to the front ends of both cars. The cars came to rest some distance apart from each other, and the road is scattered with debris and skid marks. [Read More]

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Penn State Christmas Light Show Captured by Drone
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Penn State Christmas Light Show Captured by Drone
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Tim Gilbert
Another year, another killer Penn State Christmas lights show from inventive alumnus Bob Witt. Like shows in years past, the lights in front of Witt’s Schwenksville home light up spectacularly to the tune of “The Nittany Lion” and “Fight On, State.” [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Sadie is one of those sweet girls who loves to cuddle up and enjoy a good belly rub! She is housebroken and crate trained. She loves going for walks in the woods and walks very nicely on a leash. [Read More]
PA Pension Board Votes Jerry Sandusky Must Forfeit Pension PA Pension Board Votes Jerry Sandusky Must Forfeit Pension
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
According to SERS spokeswoman Pamela Hill, the board voted 8-3 in favor of pension forfeiture after a multiyear legal process. She says that Sandusky has 30 days to appeal this decision to the Commonwealth Court. [Read More]
Nail Salon Searched By Police in Connection with Alleged Credit Card Fraud Nail Salon Searched By Police in Connection with Alleged Credit Card Fraud
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
According to a search warrant filed against the business, police "believe he may be in the business of stealing the [credit card information] of unsuspecting nail customers and re-encoding the data on other cards." [Read More]
Barron: Confidentiality Key in Reviewing Freeh Report Barron: Confidentiality Key in Reviewing Freeh Report
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
I do understand that sometimes, to the public, protecting employee confidentiality and asserting privilege doesn’t sound good. It seems counter to the value of transparency. [Read More]
Paterno Estate Responds to Claims that Lawsuit 'Lacks Standing' Paterno Estate Responds to Claims that Lawsuit 'Lacks Standing'
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
In their November filing, attorneys for Penn State argued that the plaintiffs' allegations of breech of contract had been dismissed by the court and are now irrelevant. [Read More]
Former State Legislator Sues Penn State Board of Trustees Over 'Invalid' Election Former State Legislator Sues Penn State Board of Trustees Over 'Invalid' Election
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"The University is very disappointed that Mr. Stairs has chosen this course of action and that it will be required to devote University resources to defending this litigation." [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, Dec. 18 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, Dec. 18
3 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]
NCAA Asks to Postpone Hearing in Paterno Lawsuit NCAA Asks to Postpone Hearing in Paterno Lawsuit
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"The judge presiding over the Corman matter... has made clear on multiple occasions that she is not open to delaying the start of the trial," attorneys for the NCAA write. The NCAA Defendants are therefore hopeful that this Court is amenable to a modest postponement of the January 5 trial..." [Read More]
Vaccination Still Best Way to Avoid the Flu Vaccination Still Best Way to Avoid the Flu
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Joy and goodwill aren't the only things we start spreading to friends, family, colleagues — even strangers — this time of year. "We get all excited about Ebola and there have been two deaths in this country from it," Weida says. "Yet every year about 15,000 people die from influenza." [Read More]

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Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Drexel 73-68 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Drexel 73-68
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball improved to 11-1 on the year with a 73-68 win over Drexel on Saturday. The Nittany Lions were led by DJ Newbill's 20 points and a double-double effort by Brandon Taylor. [Read More]
Wrestling Takes Down Virginia Tech To Stay Undefeated Wrestling Takes Down Virginia Tech To Stay Undefeated
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Zack Rickens
No. 5 Penn State continued its unbeaten streak by defeating No. 9 Virginia Tech, 20-15. The Hokies are the highest-ranked team Penn State has faced so far this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Makes Case For Eligibility Free Bowl Games Penn State Football: Franklin Makes Case For Eligibility Free Bowl Games
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"You'd love to be able to ‑‑ coaches have always talked about trying to get a rule in place where the bowl game is kind of not really connected to the season, and you can play pretty much everybody in the bowl game and it not count against eligibility" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Awards Continue To Pile Up For Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Awards Continue To Pile Up For Nittany Lions
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The postseason awards continue to stack up for the Nittany Lions as several more earned All-Big Ten and All-America honors from Athlon Sports, Phil Steele’s College Football and Scout this week. [Read More]
Penn State Volleyball Headed To Championship With Win Over Stanford Penn State Volleyball Headed To Championship With Win Over Stanford
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Jake Somerville
Courtney led the way for Penn State with a career high 23 kills. Big Ten Freshman of the Year Ali Frantti followed that up with 16 kills of her own. The Nittany Lions will be seeking their sixth title in eight years on Saturday. [Read More]
The Friday the 13th That Will Live in Infamy for Penn State, Pitt & Temple
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The Friday the 13th That Will Live in Infamy for Penn State, Pitt & Temple
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Over the past four seasons, "The Big Three" in Pennsylvania football have had a combined record of 76-75 record and -- with Pitt's upcoming hire -- a total of 13 head coaches. We should have seen this coming on May 13, 2011. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Garner's Play A Positive In Season Full Of Many Penn State Basketball: Garner's Play A Positive In Season Full Of Many
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I saw myself get better, a lot better in the summer time. I pushed myself," Garner said pausing to reflect on a series of preseason workouts with his teammates. "They pushed me to another level that I didn't think I would ever get to." [Read More]
Penn State Volleyball To Battle Stanford in the Final Four Penn State Volleyball To Battle Stanford in the Final Four
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Doug Leeson
Both teams come into the match with tremendous momentum. Stanford has won 33 out of its 34 matches on the season and is the favorite to win the tournament, but Penn State was unstoppable late in the season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shoop High On Future Of Defense Even With Key Players Set To Depart Penn State Football: Shoop High On Future Of Defense Even With Key Players Set To Depart
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We knew Marcus might even be a little better athlete and more productive but Keiser was hard to replace because he's such a great communicator," Shoop said. "He was the quarterback of the defense he made everyone know what they were doing." [Read More]
Irwin Ready to Lead State High Back to Postseason Irwin Ready to Lead State High Back to Postseason
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
"I think I have some (outside) players who are going to have to come through," Bethany Irwin says. "We definitely have a different lineup than we did last year, and we are going to try to push it. Get the ball, fill the lanes, and go ... " [Read More]

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Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Drexel 73-68 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Drexel 73-68
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball improved to 11-1 on the year with a 73-68 win over Drexel on Saturday. The Nittany Lions were led by DJ Newbill's 20 points and a double-double effort by Brandon Taylor. [Read More]
Penn State Christmas Light Show Captured by Drone
Video
Penn State Christmas Light Show Captured by Drone
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Tim Gilbert
Another year, another killer Penn State Christmas lights show from inventive alumnus Bob Witt. Like shows in years past, the lights in front of Witt’s Schwenksville home light up spectacularly to the tune of “The Nittany Lion” and “Fight On, State.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Makes Case For Eligibility Free Bowl Games Penn State Football: Franklin Makes Case For Eligibility Free Bowl Games
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"You'd love to be able to ‑‑ coaches have always talked about trying to get a rule in place where the bowl game is kind of not really connected to the season, and you can play pretty much everybody in the bowl game and it not count against eligibility" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Awards Continue To Pile Up For Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Awards Continue To Pile Up For Nittany Lions
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The postseason awards continue to stack up for the Nittany Lions as several more earned All-Big Ten and All-America honors from Athlon Sports, Phil Steele’s College Football and Scout this week. [Read More]
PA Pension Board Votes Jerry Sandusky Must Forfeit Pension PA Pension Board Votes Jerry Sandusky Must Forfeit Pension
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
According to SERS spokeswoman Pamela Hill, the board voted 8-3 in favor of pension forfeiture after a multiyear legal process. She says that Sandusky has 30 days to appeal this decision to the Commonwealth Court. [Read More]
Barron: Confidentiality Key in Reviewing Freeh Report Barron: Confidentiality Key in Reviewing Freeh Report
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
I do understand that sometimes, to the public, protecting employee confidentiality and asserting privilege doesn’t sound good. It seems counter to the value of transparency. [Read More]
Paterno Estate Responds to Claims that Lawsuit 'Lacks Standing' Paterno Estate Responds to Claims that Lawsuit 'Lacks Standing'
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
In their November filing, attorneys for Penn State argued that the plaintiffs' allegations of breech of contract had been dismissed by the court and are now irrelevant. [Read More]
Former State Legislator Sues Penn State Board of Trustees Over 'Invalid' Election Former State Legislator Sues Penn State Board of Trustees Over 'Invalid' Election
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"The University is very disappointed that Mr. Stairs has chosen this course of action and that it will be required to devote University resources to defending this litigation." [Read More]
Corman Lawsuit Against NCAA Trial is Delayed so Judge Can Review Documents Corman Lawsuit Against NCAA Trial is Delayed so Judge Can Review Documents
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
A trial was originally scheduled to begin on Jan. 6, but Commonwealth Court Judge Anne Covey announced Thursday the legal proceedings will be pushed back. Covey is now reviewing more than 3,000 documents. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Garner's Play A Positive In Season Full Of Many Penn State Basketball: Garner's Play A Positive In Season Full Of Many
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I saw myself get better, a lot better in the summer time. I pushed myself," Garner said pausing to reflect on a series of preseason workouts with his teammates. "They pushed me to another level that I didn't think I would ever get to." [Read More]
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Judy Loy

From Oil Plunge to Hollywood Hack Job, It's a Strange New World!

As Warren Buffet famously said, "I will tell you the secret to getting rich on Wall Street. You try to be greedy when others are fearful. And you try to be fearful when others are greedy."

Leslie Purcell

To Your Health: Noisy Toys Can be Harmful to Children's Hearing

Some toys can produce sounds in excess of 100dB. That's almost as loud as a jet plane taking off! Federal regulations restrict exposure to noise of 100dB to only two hours per day. If employees in an industrial setting are exposed to that noise level they are required to wear hearing protection.

The Friday the 13th That Will Live in Infamy for Penn State, Pitt & TempleMike Poorman

Over the past four seasons, "The Big Three" in Pennsylvania football have had a combined record of 76-75 record and -- with Pitt's upcoming hire -- a total of 13 head coaches. We should have seen this coming on May 13, 2011.

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