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Area Festivals Yield Big Recycling Numbers Area Festivals Yield Big Recycling Numbers
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Last week was a big one for festivals in Centre County — and for local recycling efforts. [Read More]
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Arts Fest Forecast: Tornado Watch Posted With Storms Expected Thursday Arts Fest Forecast: Tornado Watch Posted With Storms Expected Thursday
232 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
The first day of Arts Fest comes complete with thunderstorms and a tornado watch. “We’re going to see some pretty heavy rains that may lead to flooding problems, and there’s also the possibility for some damaging winds,” Walker says. [Read More]

Wild Kingdom Draws Crowd at Arts Fest Wild Kingdom Draws Crowd at Arts Fest
232 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Abhar Shah
“My son loves snakes so he really wanted to visit this tent,” says Green. “We found snakes in our driveway one time and it’s neat to learn about the types of snake around our area.” [Read More]

Arts Fest Kicks Off With A Day Dedicated To Kids Arts Fest Kicks Off With A Day Dedicated To Kids
232 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Abhar Shah
The Children and Youth Day Sidewalk Sale is one of the biggest attractions of the entire day. "There are 175 booths that are going to be set up during the sale," says Bryant. "Kids get a chance to show off their artistic side by displaying some of their original artwork." [Read More]

The Image Maker: Meet the Designer Behind Those Iconic Arts Fest Posters The Image Maker: Meet the Designer Behind Those Iconic Arts Fest Posters
232 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Thousands and thousands of posters have been given away over the years. One turned up at a cocktail party in Jacksonville. “Right behind the commode there’s a poster from the Arts Festival,” he says. “And I thought, ‘At last, success!’” [Read More]

It Just Isn't Arts Fest Without Weapons It Just Isn't Arts Fest Without Weapons
255 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
When I asked my daughter why she enjoys playing with swords, she replied, "It's cool that you can use a sword when you're only 6-years-old." Just like it's cool to use a pretend stethoscope or a plastic Swiss army knife. [Read More]

Two Men Charged In Connection With String of Package Thefts Two Men Charged In Connection With String of Package Thefts
263 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Ball reportedly told police that he was not aware they were stealing the packages. According to court documents, Ball claimed Shutt told him that he had purchased the packages, sent them to the houses of various relatives and was now picking them up. [Read More]

Art Fest Recycling Program Gets Green Thumbs Up Art Fest Recycling Program Gets Green Thumbs Up
281 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
The 4,000 pounds of recyclables equals an energy savings equal to roughly 90 households’ yearly energy consumption, and a reduction of two metric tons of greenhouse. [Read More]

Arts Fest Alcohol-Related Emergencies Exceed State Patty's Day Figures Arts Fest Alcohol-Related Emergencies Exceed State Patty's Day Figures
283 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Is it more about the fest than the art? The number of alcohol-related incidents seen at the local emergency room over Arts Fest weekend exceeded the number seen during State Patty's Day weekend. [Read More]

State College Borough Council Reverses Decision and Will Not Buy College Heights School State College Borough Council Reverses Decision and Will Not Buy College Heights School
283 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Reversing a decision made one week ago – and less than three days before a critical deadline – State College Borough Council decided the borough will not purchase the College Heights School. [Read More]

Arts Fest Sees 37 Percent Increase in Police Calls with Fewer Serious Incidents Arts Fest Sees 37 Percent Increase in Police Calls with Fewer Serious Incidents
283 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
State College police officers responded to 235 calls over Arts Fest weekend. Though an increase from 2013's event weekend, police say this is still part of a larger downward trend. [Read More]

Art Festivals Bring Culture and Joy to Centre Region Art Festivals Bring Culture and Joy to Centre Region
283 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“As an artist, you look forward to great shows year-round,” pen and ink artist Michael Smith says. “When you’ve had a successful show, you’re happy for what you’ve done – but it is sad.” [Read More]

Artists and Families Excited as Arts Fest Begins Final Day Artists and Families Excited as Arts Fest Begins Final Day
283 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“State College is great,” Kentucky woodcut artist Chris Plummer says. “It’s like a city without the city, or a suburb without the burb.” [Read More]

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