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Frank Bodani, Town&Gown

Frank Bodani, a beat reporter for the York Daily Record, has covered Penn State since 1994.

Articles by Frank Bodani, Town&Gown

Winning Respect Winning Respect
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Frank Bodani, Town&Gown
Despite early concerns, Penn State's entry to the Big Ten has paid dividends on and off the field. [Read More]
Winning Respect: Despite early concerns, Penn State's entry to the Big Ten has paid dividends on and off the field Winning Respect: Despite early concerns, Penn State's entry to the Big Ten has paid dividends on and off the field
3 weeks ago - Town and gown
The Penn State football lifer doubted moving to the Big Ten. Brad “Spider” Caldwell has always breathed football in State College, once as a student, then as a longtime equipment manager, and now as a facilities coordinator. The promise and yet uncertainty of joining a league shook [Read More]
Five Things to Look for at the Blue-White Game Five Things to Look for at the Blue-White Game
25 weeks ago - Town and gown
Finally, the Nittany Lions are close to full strength again after the NCAA sanctions. That means more quality depth and young talent. Which could produce a more interesting and meaningful Blue-White Game in Beaver Stadium on April 22. At least this fan-friendly scrimmage should highlight more [Read More]
Joe Paterno's Effect on the Players He Led Joe Paterno's Effect on the Players He Led
53 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Frank Bodani, Town&Gown
Town&Gown talked with a player from each of the six decades Paterno coached, and they each described what their former coach meant to them, then and now. [Read More]
Remembering — and Trying to Resurrect — the Rivalry Remembering — and Trying to Resurrect — the Rivalry
55 weeks ago - Town and gown
Editor’s note: This story that first ran in the November 2007 issue of Town&Gown. When he was growing up, linebacker Sean Lee had heard the stories about the mystique of the annual Penn State-Pitt football game. Lee, a former Nittany Lion who now plays with the Dallas Cowboys, grew up in [Read More]
A Lasting Impact A Lasting Impact
55 weeks ago - Town and gown
This fall marks the 50th anniversary of the start of Joe Paterno’s head coaching career. Although he’s once again recognized as the winningest coach in big-time college football history, his legacy has not been completely rebuilt since he was fired shortly after the Jerry Sandusky [Read More]
Renovate or Replace? Renovate or Replace?
77 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Frank Bodani, Town&Gown
The future of Beaver Stadium is being debated as Penn State and architectural and design firm Populous evaluate the school's athletics facilities in a master design and renovation plan [Read More]
Renovate or Replace? Renovate or Replace?
77 weeks ago - Town and gown
Work is bringing the linebacker home yet again. Scott Radecic has been spending extra time in State College and at Beaver Stadium with his high-profile engineering job, reminding him of one of the most important milestones in his life — running out onto that field at Beaver Stadium as [Read More]
The Season Begins with Paper and Pen The Season Begins with Paper and Pen
86 weeks ago - Town and gown
The house lights go down and the Blue Band begins blaring in front of a few thousand football fans on a winter’s night. The cheerleaders and dance team stroll in, then the Nittany Lion mascot. Players’ highlights flash on giant screens as Penn State football head coach James Franklin, [Read More]
Brett Gravatt: An Ability to Inspire Brett Gravatt: An Ability to Inspire
98 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Frank Bodani, Town&Gown
He realized, bit by bit, how his life would be forever changed as he lay in a hospital bed a few days after Christmas. As Brett Gravatt emerged from a painkiller-induced fog, his whereabouts and the realities of his future began making sense in the harshest ways. [Read More]
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