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Golf Tournament Forges Relationships to Strengthen Centre County Economy

Golf Tournament Forges Relationships to Strengthen Centre County Economy

- Michael Martin Garrett

The Chamber of Business and Industry of Centre County held their annual "Driving Centre County's Economy" golf tournament on Friday, bringing business leaders together to bond over the common goal of improving the local economy.


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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Friday, July 25 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Friday, July 25
5 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]
Philadelphia Union to Host Mack Brady Game and Dinner Philadelphia Union to Host Mack Brady Game and Dinner
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Mike Reisman
Brady says that fund’s current objective is to make Penn State the premier place for collegiate goalkeepers, which hits close to home — Mack’s dream was to one day play goalie for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Children's Author Tackles Typically Faux Pas Topics Children's Author Tackles Typically Faux Pas Topics
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Burps. Farts. Poop. Usually adults scold children when they bring up those subjects in public. But children's author Artie Bennett tackles those topics in his non-fiction picture book. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Part I, Q&A with Quarterback Christian Hackenberg
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Penn State Football: Part I, Q&A with Quarterback Christian Hackenberg
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
In an exclusive interview, Penn State's elite quarterback reveals the unique and characteristic fear that drives him, life as the most famous student on campus and what happened when the NCAA sanctions hit. [Read More]
Fight for Equality Comes to State College Fight for Equality Comes to State College
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jessica Tully
"We are traveling around the state to highlight all the support for nondiscrimination in every corner of the commonwealth," Gehler says. "More than 68 percent of Pennsylvanians agree that it’s time to end discrimination. Now we just need for our leaders in Harrisburg to act.” [Read More]
JazzPA Festival Brings Top Talent to State College and Centre Region JazzPA Festival Brings Top Talent to State College and Centre Region
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Kendall Russell
Some of the most well-known faces expected to make an appearance include bassist Jay Anderson, drummer Eliot Zigmund, and Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Phil Woods, all of whom will perform two evening sets at the Match Factory in Bellefonte on Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, July 24 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, July 24
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]
Penn State Football: Hospital Visit Puts Things Into Perspective For Nittany Lions
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Penn State Football: Hospital Visit Puts Things Into Perspective For Nittany Lions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It really makes you think twice and puts things into a new perspective. Football is a small part of life and it allows you to have a different outlook on things," said Penn State tight end Adam Breneman. [Read More]
Thursday Is Penn State Day On Big Ten Network Thursday Is Penn State Day On Big Ten Network
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's Penn State day on the Big Ten Network so Nittany Lion fans looking for a sporting fix will be able to do that all day with some of the top sporting moments in Penn State history. [Read More]
Fire Breaks Out While State College Man is Sleeping Fire Breaks Out While State College Man is Sleeping
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jessica Tully
The entire apartment, located at 522 E. College Ave., filled with smoke. Neighbors began to smell smoke coming from the hallway and called emergency responders for help around 5:50 p.m. [Read More]

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Philadelphia Union to Host Mack Brady Game and Dinner Philadelphia Union to Host Mack Brady Game and Dinner
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Mike Reisman
Brady says that fund’s current objective is to make Penn State the premier place for collegiate goalkeepers, which hits close to home — Mack’s dream was to one day play goalie for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Children's Author Tackles Typically Faux Pas Topics Children's Author Tackles Typically Faux Pas Topics
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Burps. Farts. Poop. Usually adults scold children when they bring up those subjects in public. But children's author Artie Bennett tackles those topics in his non-fiction picture book. [Read More]
JazzPA Festival Brings Top Talent to State College and Centre Region JazzPA Festival Brings Top Talent to State College and Centre Region
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Kendall Russell
Some of the most well-known faces expected to make an appearance include bassist Jay Anderson, drummer Eliot Zigmund, and Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Phil Woods, all of whom will perform two evening sets at the Match Factory in Bellefonte on Saturday. [Read More]
The Flutopia Initiative Set to Kickoff Second Annual 5k The Flutopia Initiative Set to Kickoff Second Annual 5k
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Brittany Svoboda
"We're thrilled to be a part of it," says CVIM Marketing, Communications and Events Coordinator Sue Forster. Part of CVIM's budget goes toward community-sponsored events and the funds donated from the Flutopia 5k "helps that part of the budget." [Read More]
PennDot Sets 70 MPH Speed Limit on Some Highways PennDot Sets 70 MPH Speed Limit on Some Highways
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
In a move that PennDot says will make travel "more efficient" a pilot program is phasing in 70 mph speed limits on sections of three Pennsylvania interstate highways -- including the stretch of I-80 that passes through Centre County. [Read More]
Red Cross Issues Urgent Appeal for Blood Donors Red Cross Issues Urgent Appeal for Blood Donors
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"We have to collect about 900 units every day -- every day. And that's been a struggle," says Keeler. "We're hovering around a two day supply [of blood] or less." [Read More]
'Vietnam Revisited' Educates Public While Honoring Veterans 'Vietnam Revisited' Educates Public While Honoring Veterans
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
On the Pennsylvania Military Museum lawn, military reenactors guided visitors on a trip into a not-so-distant past with the sixth annual “Vietnam Revisted” event. A bivouac of canvas tents housed soldiers and nurses. New recruits were taught proper weapon maintenance. [Read More]
Rotary Club of State College Downtown contributes nearly $40,000 to local organizations Rotary Club of State College Downtown contributes nearly $40,000 to local organizations
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
"Thanks to our club membership – especially our very active fundraising committee — this was one of the most successful years in recent memory," stated George Trudeau, immediate past president whose term ended in early July. [Read More]
Penn State Freshman Dies After Being Hit by Truck Penn State Freshman Dies After Being Hit by Truck
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
State College police have confirmed Penn State freshman Eva O'Brian has died after being struck by a truck while jogging along North Atherton street on July 3. [Read More]
Ramadan Dinner Downtown Brings Cultures Together in Celebration Ramadan Dinner Downtown Brings Cultures Together in Celebration
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Most people here in America don’t often have the chance to have these experiences,” Penn State graduate student Ugur Pakoz says of the multicultural event. “Things like this are very important so people can understand the different cultures around them.” [Read More]

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Philadelphia Union to Host Mack Brady Game and Dinner Philadelphia Union to Host Mack Brady Game and Dinner
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Mike Reisman
Brady says that fund’s current objective is to make Penn State the premier place for collegiate goalkeepers, which hits close to home — Mack’s dream was to one day play goalie for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Part I, Q&A with Quarterback Christian Hackenberg
Column
Penn State Football: Part I, Q&A with Quarterback Christian Hackenberg
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
In an exclusive interview, Penn State's elite quarterback reveals the unique and characteristic fear that drives him, life as the most famous student on campus and what happened when the NCAA sanctions hit. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hospital Visit Puts Things Into Perspective For Nittany Lions
Video
Penn State Football: Hospital Visit Puts Things Into Perspective For Nittany Lions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It really makes you think twice and puts things into a new perspective. Football is a small part of life and it allows you to have a different outlook on things," said Penn State tight end Adam Breneman. [Read More]
Thursday Is Penn State Day On Big Ten Network Thursday Is Penn State Day On Big Ten Network
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's Penn State day on the Big Ten Network so Nittany Lion fans looking for a sporting fix will be able to do that all day with some of the top sporting moments in Penn State history. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin's Visit To Children's Hospital Hits Close To Home Penn State Football: James Franklin's Visit To Children's Hospital Hits Close To Home
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"My youngest daughter has Sickle Cell Anemia" Franklin said in the midst of answering a question. The revelation was stated so bluntly that it nearly missed the handful of reporters in attendance, but at the same time his words carried a weight that could not be ignored. [Read More]
Jay Paterno’s New Book Released Early at Barnes & Noble Jay Paterno’s New Book Released Early at Barnes & Noble
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Kevin Horne, Jessica Tully, Tim Gilbert
“Jay, I never told you guys about Jerry because I didn’t know if it was true,” said Joe Paterno. “I certainly couldn’t walk into the office and accuse a guy of something that I didn’t witness or know to be true. I didn’t know that he’d done all of that stuff. I had no idea." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Howle And Urschel Named To NFF Hampshire Honor Society Penn State Football: Howle And Urschel Named To NFF Hampshire Honor Society
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A Dean’s List student, Howle was a four-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree. Urschel was college football’s most decorated student-athlete during the 2013 season and had started 24 straight games for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Athlon Names Franklin And Staff No.9 In The Nation Penn State Football: Athlon Names Franklin And Staff No.9 In The Nation
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin and his staff have turned plenty of heads on the recruiting trail and Athlon Sports has taken notice naming Franklin and his staff the 9th best in the nation heading into the 2014 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2016 Targets Begin To Take Shape As Recruiting Continues Penn State Football: 2016 Targets Begin To Take Shape As Recruiting Continues
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State started off the 2016 recruiting class this weekend with four-star running back Miles Sanders giving his verbal commitment to James Franklin and his staff. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull One Of Five Nittany Lions Named To Athlon Sports’ Pre-season All-Big Ten Teams Penn State Football: Hull One Of Five Nittany Lions Named To Athlon Sports’ Pre-season All-Big Ten Teams
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State linebacker Mike Hull continues to rack up the preseason recognition for his talents as he was named first-team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports this week. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Part I, Q&A with Quarterback Christian Hackenberg
Column
Penn State Football: Part I, Q&A with Quarterback Christian Hackenberg
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
In an exclusive interview, Penn State's elite quarterback reveals the unique and characteristic fear that drives him, life as the most famous student on campus and what happened when the NCAA sanctions hit. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hospital Visit Puts Things Into Perspective For Nittany Lions
Video
Penn State Football: Hospital Visit Puts Things Into Perspective For Nittany Lions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It really makes you think twice and puts things into a new perspective. Football is a small part of life and it allows you to have a different outlook on things," said Penn State tight end Adam Breneman. [Read More]
Thursday Is Penn State Day On Big Ten Network Thursday Is Penn State Day On Big Ten Network
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's Penn State day on the Big Ten Network so Nittany Lion fans looking for a sporting fix will be able to do that all day with some of the top sporting moments in Penn State history. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin's Visit To Children's Hospital Hits Close To Home Penn State Football: James Franklin's Visit To Children's Hospital Hits Close To Home
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"My youngest daughter has Sickle Cell Anemia" Franklin said in the midst of answering a question. The revelation was stated so bluntly that it nearly missed the handful of reporters in attendance, but at the same time his words carried a weight that could not be ignored. [Read More]
Penn State Student Suffers Head Trauma During Fraternity Altercation Penn State Student Suffers Head Trauma During Fraternity Altercation
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
State College police are searching for information after a Penn State student suffered head trauma during an altercation at a fraternity house. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Howle And Urschel Named To NFF Hampshire Honor Society Penn State Football: Howle And Urschel Named To NFF Hampshire Honor Society
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A Dean’s List student, Howle was a four-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree. Urschel was college football’s most decorated student-athlete during the 2013 season and had started 24 straight games for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Athlon Names Franklin And Staff No.9 In The Nation Penn State Football: Athlon Names Franklin And Staff No.9 In The Nation
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin and his staff have turned plenty of heads on the recruiting trail and Athlon Sports has taken notice naming Franklin and his staff the 9th best in the nation heading into the 2014 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2016 Targets Begin To Take Shape As Recruiting Continues Penn State Football: 2016 Targets Begin To Take Shape As Recruiting Continues
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State started off the 2016 recruiting class this weekend with four-star running back Miles Sanders giving his verbal commitment to James Franklin and his staff. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull One Of Five Nittany Lions Named To Athlon Sports’ Pre-season All-Big Ten Teams Penn State Football: Hull One Of Five Nittany Lions Named To Athlon Sports’ Pre-season All-Big Ten Teams
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State linebacker Mike Hull continues to rack up the preseason recognition for his talents as he was named first-team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports this week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: ESPN Ranks Penn State Michigan Clash No. 14 On Top 25 Of 2013 Penn State Football: ESPN Ranks Penn State Michigan Clash No. 14 On Top 25 Of 2013
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Michigan put together a game for the ages last season. Anyone who watched or was lucky enough to be in attendance won't forget the four overtime thriller anytime soon. [Read More]
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Penn State Football: Part I, Q&A with Quarterback Christian Hackenberg

In an exclusive interview, Penn State's elite quarterback reveals the unique and characteristic fear that drives him, life as the most famous student on campus and what happened when the NCAA sanctions hit.

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Life in Prison: It's Not a Nice Place to Visit and You Wouldn't Want to Live There

I had asked Mrs. Vedam what she thought her son would have done with his life if he hadn't gone to prison. Without hesitation, she said, "He would have been a physicist like his father."

Meyer Dairy: It's a Popular Spot on a Summer Night Connie Cousins

On any given summer day, and especially in the evening after the kids have eaten their dinner, families head for Meyer Dairy. You can see the lines snaking out the door into the parking lot. It is a favorite of many in this area for a myriad of reasons.

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