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Mark Brackenbury, Town&Gown

Mark Brackenbury, Town&Gown

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Q&A with Jon Downs, Director of State College Area School District’s Delta Program Q&A with Jon Downs, Director of State College Area School District’s Delta Program
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Mark Brackenbury, Town&Gown
The State College Area School District’s Delta Program is on the move. Students and staff will have a new home as the school year begins, leaving the longtime space in the Fairmount Building downtown for new quarters at the high school on Westerly Parkway. [Read More]
Letter from the Editor: It’s Getting Late Early   Letter from the Editor: It’s Getting Late Early
5 weeks ago - Town and gown
Yogi Berra once famously said, “It gets late early out there.” Yogi wasn’t speaking of August, but his words certainly apply. It seems like summer just ramped up, but our thoughts are quickly turning to fall. To me, there’s no better time of year around here, so that’s [Read More]
Q&A with Jon Downs, director of the State College Area School District’s Delta Program Q&A with Jon Downs, director of the State College Area School District’s Delta Program
5 weeks ago - Town and gown
The State College Area School District’s Delta Program is on the move. Students and staff will have a new home as the school year begins, leaving the longtime space in the Fairmont Building downtown for new quarters at the high school on Westerly Parkway. The Delta Program was founded in [Read More]
Q&A with Schlow Library's Maria Burchill, on What’s New for BookFest 2019 Q&A with Schlow Library's Maria Burchill, on What’s New for BookFest 2019
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mark Brackenbury, Town&Gown
BookFest is back to open another chapter on July 13, and Maria Burchill says she is looking forward to the “look of fascination” on the faces of visitors as they interact with favorite authors. [Read More]
Q&A with Maria Burchill, of Schlow Library,  on what’s new for BookFest 2019   Q&A with Maria Burchill, of Schlow Library, on what’s new for BookFest 2019
8 weeks ago - Town and gown
BookFest is back to open another chapter on July 13, and Maria Burchill says she is looking forward to the “look of fascination” on the faces of visitors as they interact with favorite authors. More than 20 authors and artists are expected at Schlow Centre Region Library for the event, [Read More]
Letter from the Editor: A Constructive Dialogue   Letter from the Editor: A Constructive Dialogue
8 weeks ago - Town and gown
“Let’s talk.” Those words lead our cover this month, and we devote a number of pages inside this magazine to play what we hope is at least a small role in encouraging an important, but sometimes uncomfortable, dialogue on race in our community. What’s it like to be a person [Read More]
Months in the Making, Central PA 4th Fest's Outsized Celebration Takes a Dedicated Force of Volunteers Months in the Making, Central PA 4th Fest's Outsized Celebration Takes a Dedicated Force of Volunteers
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mark Brackenbury, Town&Gown
Frank Savino is a patriotic guy, and the Fourth of July has always been his favorite holiday. For nearly 25 years, Savino has enjoyed watching fireworks with family and friends at the Central PA 4th Fest. [Read More]
Letter from the Editor: Reaching New Heights   Letter from the Editor: Reaching New Heights
12 weeks ago - Town and gown
A recent vacation trip to St. Maarten gave me a renewed appreciation for University Park Airport. A 12-minute drive to the airport is a beautiful thing when you have a flight that leaves just after 6 in the morning. It’s hard to beat parking about 20 yards from the terminal and then breezing [Read More]
Central PA 4th Fest puts on an outsized Independence Day celebration months in the making, thanks to dedicated residents who donate their time – and more Central PA 4th Fest puts on an outsized Independence Day celebration months in the making, thanks to dedicated residents who donate their time – and more
17 weeks ago - Town and gown
Frank Savino is a patriotic guy, and the Fourth of July has always been his favorite holiday. For nearly 25 years, Savino has enjoyed watching fireworks with family and friends at the Central PA 4th Fest. Before the 2014 show, Savino had a thought. “I had an idea for 31 words that I'd like [Read More]
Letter from the Editor: Nadine Kofman taught us through her writing  Letter from the Editor: Nadine Kofman taught us through her writing
17 weeks ago - Town and gown
One sure trait of an old-school journalist is a blunt way with words. Direct, economical, no pretense. And always looking to inform. That was Nadine Kofman’s style, and it was one of the things I enjoyed about working with her. Nadine, who passed away March 30 at the age of 75, wrote the [Read More]
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