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TGIF: Memorial Day Weekend Events for May 24-27

TGIF: Memorial Day Weekend Events for May 24-27

- Geoff Rushton

Memorial Day Weekend celebrations and commemorations, music at The State Theatre and on the beach at Whipple Dam, Bluegrass & BBQ at Tussey Mountain, the opening of Welch and Park Forest Pools, Snow Shoe Mud Races, a classic car show and much more are on tap this weekend.


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Two Local Startups Win Top TechCelerator Prize Two Local Startups Win Top TechCelerator Prize
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A pair of local startups — a laundry service utilizing artificial intelligence and an on-demand urgent care service — split the top prize in a business pitch competition hosted by Ben Franklin Technology Partners as the [email protected] College program graduated its newest class. [Read More]
Fore the Blue Band Golf Tournament Scheduled for June 22 Fore the Blue Band Golf Tournament Scheduled for June 22
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com
The third annual Fore the Blue Band Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, June 22, at the Penn State Golf Courses to raise funds for the Penn State Marching Blue Band’s Legacy Fund. [Read More]
Centre LifeLink EMS Excels in New Report Centre LifeLink EMS Excels in New Report
1 day ago - StateCollege.com
The 2018 Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival report has been released and Centre LifeLink EMS’ data is on pace with, and exceeding, national and state results. [Read More]
Penn State Lacrosse: Program-Record 9 Nittany Lions Earn All-America Honors from USILA Penn State Lacrosse: Program-Record 9 Nittany Lions Earn All-America Honors from USILA
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State men’s lacrosse was featured prominently in the United States’ Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association’s All-American teams, which were unveiled on Thursday morning. [Read More]
County Poised to Move Forward with Solar Array Project at Correctional Facility County Poised to Move Forward with Solar Array Project at Correctional Facility
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County appears likely to move ahead with a solar panel array to provide the electricity for the county correctional facility. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 100 Days Away, You Can Talk Yourself Into A Few Different Win Totals Penn State Football: 100 Days Away, You Can Talk Yourself Into A Few Different Win Totals
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
100 days from Penn State's opening kick against Idaho on August 31st, how far away the season feels is a matter of perspective. [Read More]
Memorial Day in Boalsburg Brings a Full Weekend of Celebration and Remembrance Memorial Day in Boalsburg Brings a Full Weekend of Celebration and Remembrance
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and as usual that means five days events in historic Boalsburg. [Read More]
Local EMS Providers Recognized for Hard Work Amid Growing Challenges Local EMS Providers Recognized for Hard Work Amid Growing Challenges
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
At Tuesday's board meeting, Centre County commissioners discussed those challenges with several local emergency responders and honored them for their service to the community by declaring May 19-25 Emergency Medical Services Week in Centre County with the theme of EMS Strong: Beyond the Call. [Read More]
More Than 1,000 Participate in Inaugural Open Streets Bellefonte More Than 1,000 Participate in Inaugural Open Streets Bellefonte
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Mount Nittany Health's inaugural Open Streets Bellefonte on May 18 drew more than 1,000 people to the borough's downtown for the healthy community event. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Parsons Comfortable In His Own Skin On And Off The Field Penn State Football: Parsons Comfortable In His Own Skin On And Off The Field
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Micah Parsons is plenty confident in who he is, but he's not entirely unaware of the perception you might have of him. [Read More]

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Two Local Startups Win Top TechCelerator Prize Two Local Startups Win Top TechCelerator Prize
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A pair of local startups — a laundry service utilizing artificial intelligence and an on-demand urgent care service — split the top prize in a business pitch competition hosted by Ben Franklin Technology Partners as the [email protected] College program graduated its newest class. [Read More]
Fore the Blue Band Golf Tournament Scheduled for June 22 Fore the Blue Band Golf Tournament Scheduled for June 22
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com
The third annual Fore the Blue Band Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, June 22, at the Penn State Golf Courses to raise funds for the Penn State Marching Blue Band’s Legacy Fund. [Read More]
Centre LifeLink EMS Excels in New Report Centre LifeLink EMS Excels in New Report
1 day ago - StateCollege.com
The 2018 Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival report has been released and Centre LifeLink EMS’ data is on pace with, and exceeding, national and state results. [Read More]
County Poised to Move Forward with Solar Array Project at Correctional Facility County Poised to Move Forward with Solar Array Project at Correctional Facility
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County appears likely to move ahead with a solar panel array to provide the electricity for the county correctional facility. [Read More]
Memorial Day in Boalsburg Brings a Full Weekend of Celebration and Remembrance Memorial Day in Boalsburg Brings a Full Weekend of Celebration and Remembrance
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and as usual that means five days events in historic Boalsburg. [Read More]
Local EMS Providers Recognized for Hard Work Amid Growing Challenges Local EMS Providers Recognized for Hard Work Amid Growing Challenges
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
At Tuesday's board meeting, Centre County commissioners discussed those challenges with several local emergency responders and honored them for their service to the community by declaring May 19-25 Emergency Medical Services Week in Centre County with the theme of EMS Strong: Beyond the Call. [Read More]
More Than 1,000 Participate in Inaugural Open Streets Bellefonte More Than 1,000 Participate in Inaugural Open Streets Bellefonte
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Mount Nittany Health's inaugural Open Streets Bellefonte on May 18 drew more than 1,000 people to the borough's downtown for the healthy community event. [Read More]
Thank You to Our Local EMS Practitioners
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Thank You to Our Local EMS Practitioners
3 days ago - StateCollege.com
Pennsylvania’s emergency medical service providers responded to 1,606,540 emergency requests for assistance within the Commonwealth in 2018. That equates to a dispatch every 19.6 seconds. Please join me in saying “thank you” to the local EMS practitioners for their dedicated service throughout [Read More]
Taste of the Month: Barrel 21 Distillery & Dining Chef Justin Berkebile Brings Science to the Kitchen Taste of the Month: Barrel 21 Distillery & Dining Chef Justin Berkebile Brings Science to the Kitchen
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Vilma Shu, Town&Gown
Barrel 21 Distillery & Dining executive chef Justin Berkebile’s modern cuisine introduces science to the kitchen, crafting dishes that transform ingredients in ways that enhance its flavor and texture. [Read More]
As Efforts to Expand Tourism Continue, Visitors Bureau Adds New Hires As Efforts to Expand Tourism Continue, Visitors Bureau Adds New Hires
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
On Tuesday, the CPCVB executive director Fritz Smith announced three new major hires of veteran professionals with histories in Centre County to assist with efforts to grow tourism in the region, boosted by new revenue from the increased hotel occupancy tax. [Read More]

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Penn State Lacrosse: Program-Record 9 Nittany Lions Earn All-America Honors from USILA Penn State Lacrosse: Program-Record 9 Nittany Lions Earn All-America Honors from USILA
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State men’s lacrosse was featured prominently in the United States’ Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association’s All-American teams, which were unveiled on Thursday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 100 Days Away, You Can Talk Yourself Into A Few Different Win Totals Penn State Football: 100 Days Away, You Can Talk Yourself Into A Few Different Win Totals
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
100 days from Penn State's opening kick against Idaho on August 31st, how far away the season feels is a matter of perspective. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Parsons Comfortable In His Own Skin On And Off The Field Penn State Football: Parsons Comfortable In His Own Skin On And Off The Field
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Micah Parsons is plenty confident in who he is, but he's not entirely unaware of the perception you might have of him. [Read More]
Chris Hogan Donates 100 Student Tickets for Penn State Lacrosse’s Final Four Appearance Chris Hogan Donates 100 Student Tickets for Penn State Lacrosse’s Final Four Appearance
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Former Penn State men’s lacrosse star and current NFL wide receiver Chris Hogan has donated 100 student tickets for the Nittany Lions’ first appearance in the Final Four along with his wife, Ashley. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Nittany Lions Already In Rarified Air Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Nittany Lions Already In Rarified Air
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's difficult to overstate how hard it is to win a national title in men's lacrosse. [Read More]
Nickal, Retherford Advance to Final X with Chance to Qualify for World Team Nickal, Retherford Advance to Final X with Chance to Qualify for World Team
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Bo Nickal and Zain Retherford each took one more step forward in their pursuit of qualifying for the 2019 Wrestling World Championships. [Read More]
From Diamond to Hardwood: Former State High Hardballer Leads Volleyball Team into Playoffs From Diamond to Hardwood: Former State High Hardballer Leads Volleyball Team into Playoffs
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Gordon Brunskill
Tanner Kuruzovich more than once got an earful from his older siblings about playing volleyball in high school. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Noting a Real Degree of Success for Transfers
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Penn State Football: Noting a Real Degree of Success for Transfers
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Like many of his former teammates, Tommy Stevens’ departure has been a success. To a degree. Actually, with a college degree. Of course, the definition of success is a mixed bag, and depends upon your vantage point. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Lacrosse Headed To Final Four Following 21-14 Win Over Loyola Penn State Men's Lacrosse Headed To Final Four Following 21-14 Win Over Loyola
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's lacrosse is headed to the Final Four for the first time in program history following a 21-14 win over Loyola (MD) on Sunday afternoon in East Hartford, Connecticut. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For All The Changes, Barkley Still Barkley Penn State Football: For All The Changes, Barkley Still Barkley
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With everyone wanting a piece of Saquon, what pieces are left over for the man himself? The answer appears to be that the most important parts. [Read More]

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Two Local Startups Win Top TechCelerator Prize Two Local Startups Win Top TechCelerator Prize
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A pair of local startups — a laundry service utilizing artificial intelligence and an on-demand urgent care service — split the top prize in a business pitch competition hosted by Ben Franklin Technology Partners as the [email protected] College program graduated its newest class. [Read More]
Fore the Blue Band Golf Tournament Scheduled for June 22 Fore the Blue Band Golf Tournament Scheduled for June 22
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com
The third annual Fore the Blue Band Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, June 22, at the Penn State Golf Courses to raise funds for the Penn State Marching Blue Band’s Legacy Fund. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 100 Days Away, You Can Talk Yourself Into A Few Different Win Totals Penn State Football: 100 Days Away, You Can Talk Yourself Into A Few Different Win Totals
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
100 days from Penn State's opening kick against Idaho on August 31st, how far away the season feels is a matter of perspective. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Parsons Comfortable In His Own Skin On And Off The Field Penn State Football: Parsons Comfortable In His Own Skin On And Off The Field
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Micah Parsons is plenty confident in who he is, but he's not entirely unaware of the perception you might have of him. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Nittany Lions Already In Rarified Air Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Nittany Lions Already In Rarified Air
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's difficult to overstate how hard it is to win a national title in men's lacrosse. [Read More]
Cael Sanderson Among This Year's Penn State Honorary Alumni Award Recipients Cael Sanderson Among This Year's Penn State Honorary Alumni Award Recipients
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Five individuals who are not Penn State graduates but who have worked for the betterment of the university have been named this year's Honorary Alumni Award recipients. [Read More]
Science on Tap Explores Mushrooms, Their Genes and Our Health Science on Tap Explores Mushrooms, Their Genes and Our Health
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Nearly two-thirds of white-button mushrooms consumed in the United States come from Pennsylvania, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and this month's Science on Tap will bring together a pair of Penn State researchers to share their insight into the popular fungus. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Noting a Real Degree of Success for Transfers
Column
Penn State Football: Noting a Real Degree of Success for Transfers
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Like many of his former teammates, Tommy Stevens’ departure has been a success. To a degree. Actually, with a college degree. Of course, the definition of success is a mixed bag, and depends upon your vantage point. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Lacrosse Headed To Final Four Following 21-14 Win Over Loyola Penn State Men's Lacrosse Headed To Final Four Following 21-14 Win Over Loyola
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's lacrosse is headed to the Final Four for the first time in program history following a 21-14 win over Loyola (MD) on Sunday afternoon in East Hartford, Connecticut. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For All The Changes, Barkley Still Barkley Penn State Football: For All The Changes, Barkley Still Barkley
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With everyone wanting a piece of Saquon, what pieces are left over for the man himself? The answer appears to be that the most important parts. [Read More]
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Harold O. Woodruff Jr., Town&Gown

At 78, Runner Will Again Pay Respects on Memorial Day

The 1984 Boalsburg Memorial Day Race was the first road race I ever ran. I was 43 then. I still remember that first race and struggling to the finish line, but I did finish, and that was my goal. Since I had only started running a month before, I thought I had done pretty well.

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: Budding Broadcaster Aeneas Hawkins Does My Job & Interviews Teammate PJ Mustipher

Penn State sophomore defensive tackle Aeneas Hawkins wants to be a TV broadcaster when he graduates. This week, he tackled his first assignment: Interview teammate PJ Mustipher.

A Musical Blast from the Past Reminds That Some Things Haven't Really ChangedJohn Hook

I’ve found myself mentally reciting the lyrics whenever it randomly pops up on my cell phone playlist. In many cases it’s saddening how the lyrics – penned over a half-century ago – still resonate today.

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