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Michele Marchetti

Michele Marchetti is a freelance writer and the former managing editor of StateCollege.com. Prior to moving to State College, she spent more than 10 years writing for national magazines. Her work has appeared in a wide variety of publications, including Fortune, Fortune Small Business, Glamour, U.S. News & World Report, Runner's World, Good Housekeeping, Working Mother, Yoga Life and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Follow her on Twitter at http://twitter.com/MMStateCollege or contact her at mitchmarchetti@gmail.com

Articles by Michele Marchetti

What Schools Feed Our Kids: Pop-Tarts or False Starts?
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What Schools Feed Our Kids: Pop-Tarts or False Starts?
180 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
Michele Marchetti gives nearly every aspect of her son's public education a glowing report card. The one exception: "The cafeteria menu is in serious need of a parent-teacher conference." [Read More]
Penn State Lego Whiz Finds Inspiration in Nittany Lion, Old Main and Joe Paterno
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Penn State Lego Whiz Finds Inspiration in Nittany Lion, Old Main and Joe Paterno
182 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
Take note, Ohio State. Brainstorming for the Beaver Stadium Lego replica is in the works. [Read More]
StateCollege.com Columns—Best of 2010: Part II
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StateCollege.com Columns—Best of 2010: Part II
186 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
Over the past year, StateCollege.com columnists have given you plenty to discuss. Here's a round-up of columns that drew the most attention, conversation and interest. [Read More]
StateCollege.com Columns—Best of 2010: Part I
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StateCollege.com Columns—Best of 2010: Part I
186 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
Over the past year, StateCollege.com columnists have given you plenty to discuss. Here's a round-up of columns that drew the most attention, conversation and interest. [Read More]
First Night State College to Kick off New Year with Alcohol-Free Events First Night State College to Kick off New Year with Alcohol-Free Events
187 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
Downtown streets will soon be buzzing once again, as locals celebrate the end of a year at First Night State College. [Read More]
The Story Behind 'Telling Amy's Story': Strong Centre County Response to Domestic Violence
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The Story Behind 'Telling Amy's Story': Strong Centre County Response to Domestic Violence
188 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
"Telling Amy's Story," a documentary that will re-air Thursday on WPSU, will make you angry. But behind the tragedy is a nationally recognized effort by State College law enforcement and victim advocates. [Read More]
StateCollege.com Kicks off Rifle Deer Season with Comprehensive Coverage StateCollege.com Kicks off Rifle Deer Season with Comprehensive Coverage
190 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
We cover the season with a package that includes a trend report and perspective from a reader who has an intimate relationship with the venison that graces his table. [Read More]
Local to Benefit from $.50 Thanksgiving Meal at the Diner Local to Benefit from $.50 Thanksgiving Meal at the Diner
191 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
Each year, the Diner in downtown State College hosts a $.50 Thanksgiving meal for charity. This year's recipient is using the funds to offset thousands of dollars in medical bills. [Read More]
Boy Scouts to Visit State College Homes for Food Drive Boy Scouts to Visit State College Homes for Food Drive
192 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
Representatives from the Boy Scouts of America will be visiting houses Saturday to collect food for the annual "Scouting for Food" drive. [Read More]
Holiday Hard Sell: Exchanging the Wish List for Volunteerism
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Holiday Hard Sell: Exchanging the Wish List for Volunteerism
192 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
The season of getting has arrived in Michele Marchetti's house. But while "visions of Star Wars figures dance in her son’s head," she's thinking about "balancing consumerism with altruism." [Read More]
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