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'Rock the 80s' Concert Will Benefit Bob Perks Fund 'Rock the 80s' Concert Will Benefit Bob Perks Fund
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Chris Morelli
A dozen bands will perform hits from the decade that featured big hair, big ballads and great music. The fund distributed over $200,000 to cancer patients in 2014 -- $29,000 more than the previous year. “That's a huge increase,” Keller says. “It makes our fundraisers all the more important." [Read More]
Hot Dog! Young PSU Alums Enjoy Job Driving Wienermobile Hot Dog! Young PSU Alums Enjoy Job Driving Wienermobile
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Trey Miller
Ironically, the Weinermobile was the first car Hernandez ever drove. “Every day is different with the Wienermobile, which is what we love,” says Robinson, who graduated in 2014. “You never know where you’re going to go next or what event you’re going to do.” [Read More]
Protect Your Kidneys as You Age Protect Your Kidneys as You Age
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Harry Zimbler
The occurrence of chronic kidney disease is on the rise according to the National Kidney Foundation. Nearly 30 million people have the disease, with millions more at risk for it. It can be caused by many factors including high blood pressure and diabetes. [Read More]
Executive Director of 4th Fest Stepping Down Executive Director of 4th Fest Stepping Down
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Chris Morelli
During the 12 years Keisling has run 4th Fest, the event has grown from a fireworks show to an all-day celebration of America's independence. "The beauty of it is that it's for everyone in the community. ... You don't have to spend anything and you still get to enjoy the party," he says. [Read More]
The Blonde Cucina: Beach Bodies Are Made in the Winter The Blonde Cucina: Beach Bodies Are Made in the Winter
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Ciara Semack
When it comes to creating that beach body you need to remember a few things; summer and your vacation is going to be here before you know it; getting that bathing suit ready body is going to take a while; and you need to realize it’s a lifestyle change not a quick fix. [Read More]
County Commissioners Support 911 Funding Reform County Commissioners Support 911 Funding Reform
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Brittany Svoboda
In 2015, taxpayers will dish out more than $1 million to help fund the county's emergency communications, Neff says, about a half a million more than they contributed in 2002. "Essentially the language that started the funding stream for 911 is outdated and needs to be reformed," Pipe says. [Read More]
For the Love of the Game — and Beyond For the Love of the Game — and Beyond
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Chris Morelli
The fee — for a couple of hours of expert instruction — is a mere $20. The proceeds, Shields explains, will go to the Jimmy V Foundation which funds cancer research."Everyone hears about THON around here. This is even bigger and I just wanted to be able to contribute to that," Shields says. [Read More]
With Retirement Looming, Williams Looks to Future With Retirement Looming, Williams Looks to Future
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Chris Morelli
Williams speaks passionately when he talks about Penn State. It's clear that it's more than a job, more than a university. “We are out there by ourselves as the world largest dues-paying alumni association," he says. "We don't have any tail lights to follow,” he says. “We are the tail lig [Read More]
Head Over to 'Avenue Q' for an Adult Take on Puppet Theater Head Over to 'Avenue Q' for an Adult Take on Puppet Theater
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Harry Zimbler
"I love the show's combination of very adult material with puppets,' Young says. "The show makes a nod to Sesame Street," she added, though it was clearly not created for children. [Read More]
State College Man was Model Aviation Pioneer State College Man was Model Aviation Pioneer
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
In high school, Brown finally started fabricating parts for his engine while, in his words, "just monkeying around." All the work on it was done in his father's machine shop, including the spark plug, which was made just like big aircraft plugs, with a built-up mica insulator. [Read More]
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