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Karen Dabney

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Articles by Karen Dabney

Tough Times Tough Times
33 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE —  Deep cuts in state funding have forced Schlow Centre Region Library to close for one week. From Monday, May 12 until noon on Monday, May 19, the doors will be locked, and all the staff will be furloughed without pay, from the high school pages to the director. Schlow [Read More]
Microsoft is Ending Support for Windows XP and Office 2003 Microsoft is Ending Support for Windows XP and Office 2003
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Dabney
There are significant risks for computer owners who do not upgrade and continue to use their computers. Without security updates, computers will not have adequate protection from spyware, viruses, and other malicious software, even if anti-virus programs are used. [Read More]
Windows XP and Office 2003 support ends April 8 Windows XP and Office 2003 support ends April 8
39 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
On April 8, Microsoft will end support for the Windows XP operating system and the Microsoft Office 2003 business software suite.  After that date, the programs will function, but they will not receive automatic software updates. Microsoft will no longer provide technical assistance to resolve [Read More]
Hills Plaza McDonald’s Enjoys One Last Art Exhibit Before Demolition Hills Plaza McDonald’s Enjoys One Last Art Exhibit Before Demolition
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Dabney
The exhibit features photographs, paintings, Native American art and jewelry. ”I must be a populist artist,” Rosenberg says. “That’s why I like the stuff to be here. Putting on these displays is really fun for me.” [Read More]
Hills Plaza McDonald’s enjoys one last art exhibit Hills Plaza McDonald’s enjoys one last art exhibit
41 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — The McDonald’s in Hills Plaza will be demolished at the end of March to make way for a new, modern McDonald’s that will open in June. Boalsburg artist Harriet Rosenberg, a McDonald’s fan and one of the restaurants’ regular patrons, said she will miss [Read More]
The Benefits of Adopting a Rescue Pet The Benefits of Adopting a Rescue Pet
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Karen Dabney
"When adopting, you are getting quite a lot of medical care that would cost you quite a bit," Bahr says. "You also save a life — you save two lives, because you make a space for a new animal." [Read More]
To the rescue: Adopting pets benefits animals, owners To the rescue: Adopting pets benefits animals, owners
42 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Why adopt a pet from a rescue or shelter? By adopting, pet owners save the life of a dog or cat that might otherwise be euthanized. If the adoption occurs at a no-kill shelter, a space becomes available for another unwanted animal. At many rescues and shelters, there is an [Read More]
Local author celebrates publication of two novels Local author celebrates publication of two novels
45 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Local author Chet Gottfried is having a winter worth celebrating. “The Gilded Basilisk,” his fantasy novel for adults, was released in print and e-book versions on Jan. 21 by ReAnimus Press. His young adult fantasy, “Einar and the Cursed City,” has an [Read More]
Job seekers Job seekers
47 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Finding a new job can be a challenging process. In December 2013, more than half of all job seekers nationwide were unemployed for 15 weeks or longer, according to a U.S. Department of Labor news release on Jan. 10, 2014. More than a third were unemployed for 27 weeks or [Read More]
Mindfulness-based stress reduction classes being held in State College Mindfulness-based stress reduction classes being held in State College
48 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Stress is an unavoidable part of life. Some stressful events are generally perceived as positive, such as job promotions and weddings. Some, such as illnesses, are viewed as negative. Long term negative stress can contribute to physical illness, and mental and emotional [Read More]
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