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Photographer Develops Unique Business With Focus on Funerals

Photographer Develops Unique Business With Focus on Funerals

- Centre County Gazette, Chris Morelli

“It takes a very special person. You have to take yourself out of the event. You have to take your emotions out of it. I felt that my lens was helping me. I was a lens away from everything. I was viewing it through my lens, but I was distant,” she says.


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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April 23 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April 23
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Joe Paterno Statue Planned for Downtown Joe Paterno Statue Planned for Downtown
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Jessica Tully
“There’s been some level of frustration among Penn Staters with what happened with the statue at the stadium,” says Ted Sebastianelli, one of the organizers of the project. “We wanted to come up with a way to honor Joe for all that he did for the State College community. [Read More]
Suicide Prevention Brings Community Together for Out of the Darkness Walk Suicide Prevention Brings Community Together for Out of the Darkness Walk
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - C.J. Doon
"I am always touched by the opportunity to see a group of walkers with tears as they share memories of a loss, but standing next to another group of walkers with smiles as they celebrate making a difference," says Brenda Witt. [Read More]
State College Student selected to National High School Honors Orchestra State College Student selected to National High School Honors Orchestra
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
Arnett, a violinist, performed in a national showcase in Louisville, Kent. She was the only student from Pennsylvania selected to be a part of this year’s National High School Honors Orchestra. [Read More]
Expert: Shift in Culture Needed to Prevent Child Abuse Expert: Shift in Culture Needed to Prevent Child Abuse
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"Our definition of prevention means that the abuse or neglect never occurs," says James Hmurovich. "We know how to do it, we're just not doing it." [Read More]
Alert: Transient Contractors Scam for Cash Alert: Transient Contractors Scam for Cash
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"After this year's long and seemingly never-ending winter, homeowners will be anxious to begin improvement projects," Kathleen Kane says. "Our message to consumers is one of caution. Be careful with whom you do business this spring." [Read More]
State High Hardballers Look to Take Next Step State High Hardballers Look to Take Next Step
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
"Defensively, we've looked pretty good. I'm thinking our defense may be our strong point. Offensively, we've scored runs. We put up 14 runs in the first two games. This team is definitely a work in progress." [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, April 22 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, April 22
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Witnesses Help Save Crash Victim in Cardiac Arrest Witnesses Help Save Crash Victim in Cardiac Arrest
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
State College police say witnesses assisted a man in cardiac arrest, which included performing CPR, following a crash Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Face Rutgers At Night Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Face Rutgers At Night
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will play its Big Ten Conference opener at Rutgers under the lights according to a Big Ten news release issued on Tuesday. It marks the third night game on the schedule for Penn State this season. [Read More]

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Joe Paterno Statue Planned for Downtown Joe Paterno Statue Planned for Downtown
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Jessica Tully
“There’s been some level of frustration among Penn Staters with what happened with the statue at the stadium,” says Ted Sebastianelli, one of the organizers of the project. “We wanted to come up with a way to honor Joe for all that he did for the State College community. [Read More]
State College Student selected to National High School Honors Orchestra State College Student selected to National High School Honors Orchestra
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
Arnett, a violinist, performed in a national showcase in Louisville, Kent. She was the only student from Pennsylvania selected to be a part of this year’s National High School Honors Orchestra. [Read More]
Wheelchair Basketball Attracts Spirited Competitors
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Wheelchair Basketball Attracts Spirited Competitors
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
The Penn State Wheelchair Basketball Club includes people with disabilities and those without. It's a great outlet for anyone looking for some athletic competition. As the Centre County Report found out, the players operate under one rule -- no blood, no foul. [Read More]
Onward Debate: Should Penn State Football Get New Uniforms? Onward Debate: Should Penn State Football Get New Uniforms?
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Belton was upset that multiple schools are getting new jerseys, while Penn State is keeping its iconic jerseys. Apparently, Belton isn’t the only member of the team who wants something new. [Read More]
State College Gallery to Host 'The Nature of Art' State College Gallery to Host 'The Nature of Art'
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
Four Pennsylvania artists have combined their talents to portray "The Nature of Art." They work in different mediums, but share a love of nature and its bounty. [Read More]
Boalsburg to Mark Historic Anniversary Boalsburg to Mark Historic Anniversary
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
As part of this celebration, the Boalsburg Heritage Museum is holding a fundraiser that focuses on the three women who are responsible for this event, Elizabeth Myers, Emma Hunter and Sophie Keller. [Read More]
Local Runners Head for Boston Marathon
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Local Runners Head for Boston Marathon
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
One year after a devastating bombing at the Boston Marathon, runners from State College will be competing in this year's event on Monday. The Centre County Report has their stories. [Read More]
Easter Sunday Services to be Held Across State College Area Easter Sunday Services to be Held Across State College Area
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
On Easter Sunday the faithful will gather to observe the holiest day on the Christian calendar. We have a complete listing of Easter services that will be held at churches in State College and nearby communities. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Don't worry about William's furry coat; a few minutes of daily brushing will keep it in check. He loves to be petted from the top of his head to the end of his tail and has a nice, rumbly purr. [Read More]
Holiday Tradition Continues With Easter Egg Hunts Holiday Tradition Continues With Easter Egg Hunts
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
Get out your Easter baskets and get set for a holiday tradition that delights both the young and old. We have listings of Easter Egg Hunts that will be taking place all over State College and Centre County. [Read More]

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State High Hardballers Look to Take Next Step State High Hardballers Look to Take Next Step
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
"Defensively, we've looked pretty good. I'm thinking our defense may be our strong point. Offensively, we've scored runs. We put up 14 runs in the first two games. This team is definitely a work in progress." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Face Rutgers At Night Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Face Rutgers At Night
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will play its Big Ten Conference opener at Rutgers under the lights according to a Big Ten news release issued on Tuesday. It marks the third night game on the schedule for Penn State this season. [Read More]
Taylor, Ruth, and Retherford Succeed at U.S. Open and Junior Nationals Taylor, Ruth, and Retherford Succeed at U.S. Open and Junior Nationals
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Katie Blitz
David Taylor and Ed Ruth excelled at the ASICS/U.S. Open this past weekend, placing second and third respectively. They were joined by 13 other members of the Nittany Lion Wrestling Club, including Zain Retherford, who placed second in the FILA Junior Nationals. [Read More]
Wheelchair Basketball Attracts Spirited Competitors
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Wheelchair Basketball Attracts Spirited Competitors
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
The Penn State Wheelchair Basketball Club includes people with disabilities and those without. It's a great outlet for anyone looking for some athletic competition. As the Centre County Report found out, the players operate under one rule -- no blood, no foul. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Shines In Weekend Tournament Penn State Basketball: Frazier Shines In Weekend Tournament
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The road to a professional basketball career is paved with many things; luck, skill, hard work, and execution all some of the most common elements pasted together during a player's career and journey towards the pros. In many respects a player's chances of making the NBA are out of their hands, th [Read More]
Onward Debate: Should Penn State Football Get New Uniforms? Onward Debate: Should Penn State Football Get New Uniforms?
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Belton was upset that multiple schools are getting new jerseys, while Penn State is keeping its iconic jerseys. Apparently, Belton isn’t the only member of the team who wants something new. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin's First 100 Days
Column
Penn State Football: James Franklin's First 100 Days
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
In his first semester at Penn State, Franklin has dominated everything from the national recruiting landscape to the selfies in Pegula. He's been everywhere, man. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Running Backs Aplenty Heading Into 2014 Penn State Football: Running Backs Aplenty Heading Into 2014
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Zach [Zwinak] is as tough as nails," Huff said. "He runs the ball hard. He runs the ball with a purpose; his strengths are some other people's weaknesses. Very intelligent player, he understands the game, he brings a lot of maturity to our room, to our unit, to our team." [Read More]
Local Runners Head for Boston Marathon
Video
Local Runners Head for Boston Marathon
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
One year after a devastating bombing at the Boston Marathon, runners from State College will be competing in this year's event on Monday. The Centre County Report has their stories. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Six offensive players and six defensive players make up the recruiting haul so far with a mixture of positions on each side of the ball. In total, nine different position are represented with receivers, running backs, and defensive ends being the only positions represented more than once. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Face Rutgers At Night Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set To Face Rutgers At Night
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will play its Big Ten Conference opener at Rutgers under the lights according to a Big Ten news release issued on Tuesday. It marks the third night game on the schedule for Penn State this season. [Read More]
Wheelchair Basketball Attracts Spirited Competitors
Video
Wheelchair Basketball Attracts Spirited Competitors
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
The Penn State Wheelchair Basketball Club includes people with disabilities and those without. It's a great outlet for anyone looking for some athletic competition. As the Centre County Report found out, the players operate under one rule -- no blood, no foul. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Shines In Weekend Tournament Penn State Basketball: Frazier Shines In Weekend Tournament
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The road to a professional basketball career is paved with many things; luck, skill, hard work, and execution all some of the most common elements pasted together during a player's career and journey towards the pros. In many respects a player's chances of making the NBA are out of their hands, th [Read More]
Onward Debate: Should Penn State Football Get New Uniforms? Onward Debate: Should Penn State Football Get New Uniforms?
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Belton was upset that multiple schools are getting new jerseys, while Penn State is keeping its iconic jerseys. Apparently, Belton isn’t the only member of the team who wants something new. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin's First 100 Days
Column
Penn State Football: James Franklin's First 100 Days
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
In his first semester at Penn State, Franklin has dominated everything from the national recruiting landscape to the selfies in Pegula. He's been everywhere, man. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Running Backs Aplenty Heading Into 2014 Penn State Football: Running Backs Aplenty Heading Into 2014
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Zach [Zwinak] is as tough as nails," Huff said. "He runs the ball hard. He runs the ball with a purpose; his strengths are some other people's weaknesses. Very intelligent player, he understands the game, he brings a lot of maturity to our room, to our unit, to our team." [Read More]
Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth Penn State Football: 2015 Recruiting Class Packs Balance, Talent, And Room For Growth
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Six offensive players and six defensive players make up the recruiting haul so far with a mixture of positions on each side of the ball. In total, nine different position are represented with receivers, running backs, and defensive ends being the only positions represented more than once. [Read More]
Former Penn State Football Star Releases a Rap Song Former Penn State Football Star Releases a Rap Song
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Bill DiFilippo
Former Penn State defensive end and current Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali may have a future in music after his football career ends. [Read More]
Bargain Hunters Stalk Deals at Lion Surplus Store
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Bargain Hunters Stalk Deals at Lion Surplus Store
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
A warehouse tucked on the outskirts of the Penn State campus holds hidden treasure for people looking for great deals on used merchandise. The Lion Surplus store carries everything from electronics to furniture. As the Centre County Report discovered, some shoppers spend a lot of time there because [Read More]
Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape Penn State Football: Fielding Punts Key For Huff As Return Units Take Shape
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've got a process at how to catch punts. A lot of teams put a guy back there and if he can catch it, great. We teach our guys how to catch it, there's a mechanism about it, a system," Huff said. "In order to be a good punt returner you have to be able and willing to field every ball, and tha [Read More]
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