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Irwin Ready to Lead State High Back to Postseason

Irwin Ready to Lead State High Back to Postseason

- 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 ... "


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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Dec. 17 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Dec. 17
11 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]
Woman Faces Felony Child Endangerment Charges for Allegedly Delaying Medical Care Woman Faces Felony Child Endangerment Charges for Allegedly Delaying Medical Care
13 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Police also interviewed a friend of Duck's, who reportedly told police that she had received text messages from Duck during her pregnancy threatening to hurt her unborn child. "Im killing the baby and whatever," one message reportedly reads. [Read More]
Money: A Mere Fascination
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Money: A Mere Fascination
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
Then, as if they know that the planet will spin off its axis if I actually win something, the visitors rally. I break out in a sweat. I squeeze the steering wheel hard enough to liquefy it. [Read More]
Planet Fitness to Bring 'Shot of Energy' to Nittany Mall Planet Fitness to Bring 'Shot of Energy' to Nittany Mall
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“This is the first time one of my clubs has opened in a mall, but we think we have the ability to bring more business in here,” Kindler says. “This is like a working partnership with every other business here.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull Picks Up AP All-American Honors Penn State Football: Hull Picks Up AP All-American Honors
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior Mike Hull picked up another All-America honor this week as he was named an Associated Press third-team All-American on Tuesday. [Read More]
Chamber of Business and Industry Hopes for Bright Future for Local Economy Chamber of Business and Industry Hopes for Bright Future for Local Economy
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“For State College to continue to grow, the chamber will have to continue to play the vital role it does,” Herr says. “The chamber here is very organized, and has very active support from the business community.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Murphy A Real Test For Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Murphy A Real Test For Nittany Lions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So far this season Murphy has rushed for over 100 yards on four different occasions to the tune of 118, 127, 132, and 191 yards. He has had rushes of 20 or more yards in all but two games this season with for rushes for over 50 yards in four games. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Dec. 16 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Dec. 16
1 day 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]
Man Gets Prison Sentence in Fatal Drug Overdose Man Gets Prison Sentence in Fatal Drug Overdose
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Prosecutors claim Kemp himself had overdosed and almost died a year earlier and had been on probation for a drug paraphernalia charge. Kemp's probation reportedly ended on the very day he sold the drugs that resulted in Smeltzer's death. [Read More]
Hanukkah Celebrates Religious Freedom, Brings Families Together Hanukkah Celebrates Religious Freedom, Brings Families Together
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Hanukkah is definitely very important because the Greeks were trying to stop the connection the Jewish people had to their faith, and the miracle of Hanukkah celebrates their freedom to worship... This is a holiday that’s relevant to anyone who celebrates the freedom of religion and expression. [Read More]

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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Dec. 17 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Dec. 17
11 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]
Planet Fitness to Bring 'Shot of Energy' to Nittany Mall Planet Fitness to Bring 'Shot of Energy' to Nittany Mall
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“This is the first time one of my clubs has opened in a mall, but we think we have the ability to bring more business in here,” Kindler says. “This is like a working partnership with every other business here.” [Read More]
Chamber of Business and Industry Hopes for Bright Future for Local Economy Chamber of Business and Industry Hopes for Bright Future for Local Economy
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“For State College to continue to grow, the chamber will have to continue to play the vital role it does,” Herr says. “The chamber here is very organized, and has very active support from the business community.” [Read More]
Heartfelt Tribute to Student's Memory Takes Top Honor at Festival of Trees
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Heartfelt Tribute to Student's Memory Takes Top Honor at Festival of Trees
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"Every year we chose a theme," she say. "This year, one of our students was killed in a tragic car accident. It's very special to us because we really wanted this tree to be a special memory." [Read More]
Don't Shoot! Guns, Protests and Police
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Don't Shoot! Guns, Protests and Police
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
You see, when I was a freshman in the fall of 1977, it wasn't possible for any student, regardless of race, to be shot by a police officer on campus. Why? Because Penn State police didn't carry guns. [Read More]
Borough Council Approves 30 Percent Tax Increase in 2015 Budget Borough Council Approves 30 Percent Tax Increase in 2015 Budget
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Pulling things out of the air and saying ‘things are going to be okay, because in the next few months we’re going to find savings we don’t see now,” is not sound budget planning,” council member Peter Morris said. “That’s magic thinking... that’s making stuff up out of nothing." [Read More]
Special Board of Trustees Meeting Highlights Divide Between Board Members Special Board of Trustees Meeting Highlights Divide Between Board Members
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“You can disagree with us if you want, but stop disrespecting us,” Trustee Oldsey said, criticizing the trustees who did not attend Monday's special meeting. “It is beneath you to do so.” [Read More]
From Pit Bulls to Poodles (and Almost Everything in Between) It's Rarely All or Nothing
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From Pit Bulls to Poodles (and Almost Everything in Between) It's Rarely All or Nothing
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
The unpredictable nature of the human species, however, suggests there is hardly ever an ALL without at least a couple of exceptions. I remember my high school health teacher telling us "you will get pregnant every time you have sex." [Read More]
The Blonde Cucina: Tips and Tricks to Make Perfect Pasta
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The Blonde Cucina: Tips and Tricks to Make Perfect Pasta
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Ciara Semack
If you remember nothing else, remember this tip — if your sauce is thin use a flatter noodle; if your sauce is thick, rich or chunky, use a noodle that is shorter and has texture to cling to. You don't need a lot of tools, just lots of water, a big pot and salt. [Read More]
State College Mother on a Crusade to Provide Gifts to Needy Children State College Mother on a Crusade to Provide Gifts to Needy Children
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I think about Christmas morning, and those kids waking up and finding the things under the tree that they’d hoped would be there,” Dimidio says. “That’s what it’s all about. That’s what keeps me going.” [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Hull Picks Up AP All-American Honors Penn State Football: Hull Picks Up AP All-American Honors
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior Mike Hull picked up another All-America honor this week as he was named an Associated Press third-team All-American on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Murphy A Real Test For Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Murphy A Real Test For Nittany Lions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So far this season Murphy has rushed for over 100 yards on four different occasions to the tune of 118, 127, 132, and 191 yards. He has had rushes of 20 or more yards in all but two games this season with for rushes for over 50 yards in four games. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Dec. 16 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Dec. 16
1 day 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]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Crack Rankings For First Time In Program History Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Crack Rankings For First Time In Program History
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's another first checked off the list for Penn State hockey as the Nittany Lions cracked into the national rankings on Monday afternoon. Penn State enters the week ranked No. 20 in the Top 20 of the USCHO Poll. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Pick Up Votes In AP Top 25 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Pick Up Votes In AP Top 25
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's early season success hit a high point on Monday as the Nittany Lions picked up two votes in the latest AP Top 25 poll. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull MVP Honor Highlights Team Banquet Awards Penn State Football: Hull MVP Honor Highlights Team Banquet Awards
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State linebacker Mike Hull was named the team's most valuable player this past weekend, highlighting a host of awards handed out at the annual team banquet. [Read More]
Penn State Football: $12 Million Lasch Building Renovations, $7.7 Million In Branding Upgrades Planned Penn State Football: $12 Million Lasch Building Renovations, $7.7 Million In Branding Upgrades Planned
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The planned renovations will included upgrades to the head coach's office, deck area overlooking practice fields, the staff meeting room, the player locker room, nutrition bar, equipment room and improved branding across the Lasch Building. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball Capitalizes On Moment With 64-51 Victory Over George Washington Penn State Basketball Capitalizes On Moment With 64-51 Victory Over George Washington
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It is a rare occurrence that Penn State basketball is presented with an opportunity and capitalizes. So often the "big game" has resulted in a big letdown. A seemingly expanding catalog of "almost" moments and "what if" post game questions. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Volleyball: Nittany Lions Defeat Wisconsin, 3-1, Advances To Final Four Penn State Women's Volleyball: Nittany Lions Defeat Wisconsin, 3-1, Advances To Final Four
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - David Abruzesse
Aiyana Whitney led the Nittany Lions with 16 kills, while adding on two digs and a .231 hitting percentage. Defensively, Dominique Gonzalez and Megan Courtney led the way with 24 and 13 digs respectively, with Courtney recording the team’s lone block. [Read More]
PennState Football: Palmer Adds Commitment To Growing Offensive Line Haul For 2015 PennState Football: Palmer Adds Commitment To Growing Offensive Line Haul For 2015
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“This is my life, my moment, my opportunity, my destiny, and i have to follow my own path and my pathway is leading me to Penn State University,. Palmer said on Twitter. [Read More]

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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Dec. 17 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Dec. 17
11 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]
Penn State Football: Hull Picks Up AP All-American Honors Penn State Football: Hull Picks Up AP All-American Honors
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior Mike Hull picked up another All-America honor this week as he was named an Associated Press third-team All-American on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Murphy A Real Test For Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Murphy A Real Test For Nittany Lions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So far this season Murphy has rushed for over 100 yards on four different occasions to the tune of 118, 127, 132, and 191 yards. He has had rushes of 20 or more yards in all but two games this season with for rushes for over 50 yards in four games. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Dec. 16 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Dec. 16
1 day 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]
Hanukkah Celebrates Religious Freedom, Brings Families Together Hanukkah Celebrates Religious Freedom, Brings Families Together
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Hanukkah is definitely very important because the Greeks were trying to stop the connection the Jewish people had to their faith, and the miracle of Hanukkah celebrates their freedom to worship... This is a holiday that’s relevant to anyone who celebrates the freedom of religion and expression. [Read More]
Don't Shoot! Guns, Protests and Police
Column
Don't Shoot! Guns, Protests and Police
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
You see, when I was a freshman in the fall of 1977, it wasn't possible for any student, regardless of race, to be shot by a police officer on campus. Why? Because Penn State police didn't carry guns. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Crack Rankings For First Time In Program History Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Crack Rankings For First Time In Program History
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's another first checked off the list for Penn State hockey as the Nittany Lions cracked into the national rankings on Monday afternoon. Penn State enters the week ranked No. 20 in the Top 20 of the USCHO Poll. [Read More]
Special Board of Trustees Meeting Highlights Divide Between Board Members Special Board of Trustees Meeting Highlights Divide Between Board Members
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“You can disagree with us if you want, but stop disrespecting us,” Trustee Oldsey said, criticizing the trustees who did not attend Monday's special meeting. “It is beneath you to do so.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Pick Up Votes In AP Top 25 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Pick Up Votes In AP Top 25
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's early season success hit a high point on Monday as the Nittany Lions picked up two votes in the latest AP Top 25 poll. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull MVP Honor Highlights Team Banquet Awards Penn State Football: Hull MVP Honor Highlights Team Banquet Awards
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State linebacker Mike Hull was named the team's most valuable player this past weekend, highlighting a host of awards handed out at the annual team banquet. [Read More]
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Russell Frank

Money: A Mere Fascination

Then, as if they know that the planet will spin off its axis if I actually win something, the visitors rally. I break out in a sweat. I squeeze the steering wheel hard enough to liquefy it.

John Hook

Don't Shoot! Guns, Protests and Police

You see, when I was a freshman in the fall of 1977, it wasn't possible for any student, regardless of race, to be shot by a police officer on campus. Why? Because Penn State police didn't carry guns.

From Pit Bulls to Poodles (and Almost Everything in Between) It's Rarely All or NothingPatty Kleban

The unpredictable nature of the human species, however, suggests there is hardly ever an ALL without at least a couple of exceptions. I remember my high school health teacher telling us "you will get pregnant every time you have sex."

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