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Mark Brackenbury, Town&Gown

Mark Brackenbury, Town&Gown

Articles by Mark Brackenbury, Town&Gown

Letter from the Editor: Stoking the Pride Letter from the Editor: Stoking the Pride
2 weeks ago - Town and gown
I have lots of habits that understandably try my wife’s patience. This time of year, for example, there are the minutes – OK, maybe hours – spent each week on my phone, researching and adjusting the lineups of my fantasy football teams. While she enjoys football too, she’s [Read More]
After getting some expert help from golf legend Arnold Palmer, The Village at Penn State opens a first-of-its-kind park   After getting some expert help from golf legend Arnold Palmer, The Village at Penn State opens a first-of-its-kind park
2 weeks ago - Town and gown
When Liberty Lutheran purchased The Village at Penn State in 2012, leaders began looking at ways to add more amenities to the senior living community. Dave DeLuca, Liberty’s director of real estate development, “took a shot out of the blue.” Years earlier, DeLuca had worked with [Read More]
Letter from the Editor: Recognizing Greatness   Letter from the Editor: Recognizing Greatness
7 weeks ago - Town and gown
As Penn State kicked off its 1995 football season, one fashion statement at Beaver Stadium struck a chord with me. It was a shirt featuring helmets of the Nittany Lions and the Nebraska Cornhuskers, one facemask facing the other. Underneath were these words: ANY TIME! ANY PLACE!! The shirt [Read More]
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
9 weeks 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
12 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
12 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
15 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
15 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
15 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
16 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]
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