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Judge Lunsford Announces Retirement, Withdraws Retention Bid

Judge Lunsford Announces Retirement, Withdraws Retention Bid

- Michael Martin Garrett

“It has been a true honor and privilege to serve as a judge of the Centre County Court of Common Pleas. I am thankful to this community for the amazing opportunity you have given me to serve as a jurist and my family and I will be forever grateful for the love and support we have received througho


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Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin hit the airwaves once again for his weekly radio show. Here are a few things of note he said Thursday night. [Read More]
Thank God It's Friday: Labor Day Weekend Events Thank God It's Friday: Labor Day Weekend Events
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
With a few days to relax and enjoy one of the last summer weekends of 2015, there's plenty to do in State College and the surrounding area. We parsed through the local calendars to tell you what's going on this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: New Season Ticket Opportunities For Recent Grads Penn State Basketball: New Season Ticket Opportunities For Recent Grads
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Victoria F. Leonardo
Penn State Athletics is now offering tickets for the men’s and women’s basketball games at a discounted rate to recent PSU alumni from all campuses. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Brent Pry Conference Call Recap Penn State Football: Brent Pry Conference Call Recap
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State linebacker's coach Brent Pry talked to the media on Thursday only days prior to Penn State's season opener against Temple. Here are five things to know from that call. [Read More]
Wrestling Schedule Headlined By Two Bryce Jordan Center Duals Wrestling Schedule Headlined By Two Bryce Jordan Center Duals
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
Two dual meets at the Bryce Jordan Center highlight Penn State wrestling’s regular season schedule, announced today by the program. The Lions will welcome Wisconsin to the near 16,000-seat arena on Dec. 13, and then Ohio State on Feb. 5. [Read More]
False Call to Police Prompts Tactical Team Response False Call to Police Prompts Tactical Team Response
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
State College Police Chief Tom King says someone called both the State College Police Department and Centre County Sheriff's office early in the afternoon to report that someone was threatening another person with a gun at an apartment on Jack's Mill Drive in Boalsburg. [Read More]
State College Bank Robber's Alleged Getaway Driver Arrested State College Bank Robber's Alleged Getaway Driver Arrested
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The alleged getaway driver for the Citizens Bank robbery on North Atherton Street has been arrested. Greg Kimmel, whose nickname is apparently Pimple, was identified as the owner of a car used to transport Barnhart after he entered the bank and demanded money from the teller. [Read More]
State College: Home to Zero For-Profit Television Networks
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State College: Home to Zero For-Profit Television Networks
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
Here we are in Happy Valley with no major for-profit television networks. Of the four – ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox – three are based in Johnstown, and the fourth is based in Altoona. And according to the FCC, Happy Valley is in the “Johnstown-Altoona” television market. [Read More]
Penn State Football: With Rain Pouring Down, An Imperfect Holuba Hall Hosts Practice Penn State Football: With Rain Pouring Down, An Imperfect Holuba Hall Hosts Practice
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Tim (Ream) and his staff have radar on their phones," James Franklin said after practice, the rain still pounding on the Holuba Hall roof. "And as soon as it shows it is in the vicinity we have to get off the field to make sure our players and staff are safe." [Read More]
Man Found Guilty For Threatening Ex-Girlfriend with Knife Man Found Guilty For Threatening Ex-Girlfriend with Knife
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jaime Rosenberg
Enraged, prosecutors say Greenfield stabbed the knife into a nearby wall. The victim ran to the bathroom, where Greenfield followed, stabbing the knife through the door, nearly missing the victim’s head. [Read More]

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Thank God It's Friday: Labor Day Weekend Events Thank God It's Friday: Labor Day Weekend Events
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
With a few days to relax and enjoy one of the last summer weekends of 2015, there's plenty to do in State College and the surrounding area. We parsed through the local calendars to tell you what's going on this weekend. [Read More]
Wrestling Schedule Headlined By Two Bryce Jordan Center Duals Wrestling Schedule Headlined By Two Bryce Jordan Center Duals
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
Two dual meets at the Bryce Jordan Center highlight Penn State wrestling’s regular season schedule, announced today by the program. The Lions will welcome Wisconsin to the near 16,000-seat arena on Dec. 13, and then Ohio State on Feb. 5. [Read More]
False Call to Police Prompts Tactical Team Response False Call to Police Prompts Tactical Team Response
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
State College Police Chief Tom King says someone called both the State College Police Department and Centre County Sheriff's office early in the afternoon to report that someone was threatening another person with a gun at an apartment on Jack's Mill Drive in Boalsburg. [Read More]
State College Bank Robber's Alleged Getaway Driver Arrested State College Bank Robber's Alleged Getaway Driver Arrested
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The alleged getaway driver for the Citizens Bank robbery on North Atherton Street has been arrested. Greg Kimmel, whose nickname is apparently Pimple, was identified as the owner of a car used to transport Barnhart after he entered the bank and demanded money from the teller. [Read More]
State College: Home to Zero For-Profit Television Networks
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State College: Home to Zero For-Profit Television Networks
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
Here we are in Happy Valley with no major for-profit television networks. Of the four – ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox – three are based in Johnstown, and the fourth is based in Altoona. And according to the FCC, Happy Valley is in the “Johnstown-Altoona” television market. [Read More]
Man Found Guilty For Threatening Ex-Girlfriend with Knife Man Found Guilty For Threatening Ex-Girlfriend with Knife
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jaime Rosenberg
Enraged, prosecutors say Greenfield stabbed the knife into a nearby wall. The victim ran to the bathroom, where Greenfield followed, stabbing the knife through the door, nearly missing the victim’s head. [Read More]
Attorney General Says Sandusky Appeal 'Rings Hollow' Attorney General Says Sandusky Appeal 'Rings Hollow'
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Because a review of his petition reveals all of the claims either lack merit and/or Sandusky fails to establish how the outcome of his trial would have been different absent such alleged errors, the Commonwealth submits that his...petition should be denied." [Read More]
Sheetz On Pugh Street To Open September 28 Sheetz On Pugh Street To Open September 28
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Anna Foley
Get ready, State College. You’ll be able to order mozzarella sticks and mac and cheese bites at all hours of the day. Soon. This month’s grand opening marks the end of a long journey for the Pennsylvania staple. [Read More]
Lunar Lion Withdraws From Google Competition, Still Shooting for the Stars Lunar Lion Withdraws From Google Competition, Still Shooting for the Stars
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jaime Rosenberg
“We want to continue to recruit students who want to be part of this side of Penn State and grow them into leaders. Our students are not just getting jobs, they’re getting the jobs they want,” said Paul. “We want NASA to say Penn State is the place to go.” [Read More]
Don't Be Rattled
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Don't Be Rattled
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
Not to alarm you would-be woods walkers, but there are rattlesnakes out there. We met one the other day, all curled up along the John Wert Trail, which follows tea-colored Sinking Creek away from Bear Meadows, deep in the Rothrock State Forest. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin hit the airwaves once again for his weekly radio show. Here are a few things of note he said Thursday night. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: New Season Ticket Opportunities For Recent Grads Penn State Basketball: New Season Ticket Opportunities For Recent Grads
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Victoria F. Leonardo
Penn State Athletics is now offering tickets for the men’s and women’s basketball games at a discounted rate to recent PSU alumni from all campuses. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Brent Pry Conference Call Recap Penn State Football: Brent Pry Conference Call Recap
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State linebacker's coach Brent Pry talked to the media on Thursday only days prior to Penn State's season opener against Temple. Here are five things to know from that call. [Read More]
Wrestling Schedule Headlined By Two Bryce Jordan Center Duals Wrestling Schedule Headlined By Two Bryce Jordan Center Duals
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
Two dual meets at the Bryce Jordan Center highlight Penn State wrestling’s regular season schedule, announced today by the program. The Lions will welcome Wisconsin to the near 16,000-seat arena on Dec. 13, and then Ohio State on Feb. 5. [Read More]
Penn State Football: With Rain Pouring Down, An Imperfect Holuba Hall Hosts Practice Penn State Football: With Rain Pouring Down, An Imperfect Holuba Hall Hosts Practice
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Tim (Ream) and his staff have radar on their phones," James Franklin said after practice, the rain still pounding on the Holuba Hall roof. "And as soon as it shows it is in the vicinity we have to get off the field to make sure our players and staff are safe." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Like Most, Godwin Confident And Simply Better, Heading Into 2015 Penn State Football: Like Most, Godwin Confident And Simply Better, Heading Into 2015
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"For me to be able to have the game that I had, I think that was big for my confidence," Godwin said on Thursday, "and letting me know that all my hard work has come to fruition and I'm that ready to take the next step forward." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Temple Likely Without Sack Leader This Weekend Penn State Football: Temple Likely Without Sack Leader This Weekend
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Marley Paul
Christian Hackenberg may have a little more time in the pocket on Saturday, as Temple’s leading pass rusher will likely not play this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Comfort Is Relative, But Offense Sounds Comfortable Penn State Football: Comfort Is Relative, But Offense Sounds Comfortable
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I see Christian so much more relaxed and so much more confident right now as a player and as a leader because of that," James Franklin said on Tuesday. "He's really taken control of the offense and that side of the ball." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Even With Limited Details, Breneman's Future Clearly A Concern Penn State Football: Even With Limited Details, Breneman's Future Clearly A Concern
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Asked about Breneman's status on Tuesday afternoon, head coach James Franklin was not forthcoming, but no less ominous with his response. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Bulletpoints Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Bulletpoints
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football had its first press conference of the regular season on Tuesday. Here are the highlights. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Recap
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin hit the airwaves once again for his weekly radio show. Here are a few things of note he said Thursday night. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: New Season Ticket Opportunities For Recent Grads Penn State Basketball: New Season Ticket Opportunities For Recent Grads
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Victoria F. Leonardo
Penn State Athletics is now offering tickets for the men’s and women’s basketball games at a discounted rate to recent PSU alumni from all campuses. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Brent Pry Conference Call Recap Penn State Football: Brent Pry Conference Call Recap
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State linebacker's coach Brent Pry talked to the media on Thursday only days prior to Penn State's season opener against Temple. Here are five things to know from that call. [Read More]
Wrestling Schedule Headlined By Two Bryce Jordan Center Duals Wrestling Schedule Headlined By Two Bryce Jordan Center Duals
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
Two dual meets at the Bryce Jordan Center highlight Penn State wrestling’s regular season schedule, announced today by the program. The Lions will welcome Wisconsin to the near 16,000-seat arena on Dec. 13, and then Ohio State on Feb. 5. [Read More]
Penn State Football: With Rain Pouring Down, An Imperfect Holuba Hall Hosts Practice Penn State Football: With Rain Pouring Down, An Imperfect Holuba Hall Hosts Practice
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Tim (Ream) and his staff have radar on their phones," James Franklin said after practice, the rain still pounding on the Holuba Hall roof. "And as soon as it shows it is in the vicinity we have to get off the field to make sure our players and staff are safe." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Like Most, Godwin Confident And Simply Better, Heading Into 2015 Penn State Football: Like Most, Godwin Confident And Simply Better, Heading Into 2015
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"For me to be able to have the game that I had, I think that was big for my confidence," Godwin said on Thursday, "and letting me know that all my hard work has come to fruition and I'm that ready to take the next step forward." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Temple Likely Without Sack Leader This Weekend Penn State Football: Temple Likely Without Sack Leader This Weekend
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Marley Paul
Christian Hackenberg may have a little more time in the pocket on Saturday, as Temple’s leading pass rusher will likely not play this weekend. [Read More]
Lunar Lion Withdraws From Google Competition, Still Shooting for the Stars Lunar Lion Withdraws From Google Competition, Still Shooting for the Stars
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jaime Rosenberg
“We want to continue to recruit students who want to be part of this side of Penn State and grow them into leaders. Our students are not just getting jobs, they’re getting the jobs they want,” said Paul. “We want NASA to say Penn State is the place to go.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Comfort Is Relative, But Offense Sounds Comfortable Penn State Football: Comfort Is Relative, But Offense Sounds Comfortable
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I see Christian so much more relaxed and so much more confident right now as a player and as a leader because of that," James Franklin said on Tuesday. "He's really taken control of the offense and that side of the ball." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Even With Limited Details, Breneman's Future Clearly A Concern Penn State Football: Even With Limited Details, Breneman's Future Clearly A Concern
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Asked about Breneman's status on Tuesday afternoon, head coach James Franklin was not forthcoming, but no less ominous with his response. [Read More]
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Michael Martin Garrett

Keeping the Faith: A Nonbeliever Seeking God

In this column, I will visit different churches and places of worship, and my hope is that I will be able to capture something beautiful about the unique way each congregation understands its faith and its connection to the divine.

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: James Franklin is Back at The Linc, But It Took Awhile

James Franklin's journey back to The Linc after the Eagles beat Green Bay, where he was an assistant in ’05, lasted 3,569 days.

State College: Home to Zero For-Profit Television NetworksJohn Hook

Here we are in Happy Valley with no major for-profit television networks. Of the four – ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox – three are based in Johnstown, and the fourth is based in Altoona. And according to the FCC, Happy Valley is in the “Johnstown-Altoona” television market.

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