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Mike Dawson, Town&Gown

Mike Dawson is a freelance writer in State College.

Articles by Mike Dawson, Town&Gown

A Town and a Tradition A Town and a Tradition
173 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Dawson, Town&Gown
A story passed down for generations, Boalsburg's heritage as the possible birthplace of Memorial Day comes into new light thanks to years of work by four local researchers. [Read More]
A Town and a Tradition A Town and a Tradition
176 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Dawson, Town&Gown
A story passed down for generations, Boalsburg's heritage as the possible birthplace of Memorial Day comes into new light thanks to years of work by four local researchers. [Read More]
A Town and a Tradition A Town and a Tradition
178 weeks ago - Town and gown
Every year, Boalsburg celebrates its Memorial Day heritage that’s well-known to locals. As the story goes, during the Civil War, three women decorated soldiers’ graves at the cemetery in Boalsburg in the fall of 1864. The following year, they returned to the cemetery, along with people [Read More]
Not Your Common Education Not Your Common Education
247 weeks ago - Town and gown
Students in classrooms across Centre County this school year are being asked to use their brains to think deeper, analyze more, and consider different ways of solving problems. For example, instead of drilling multiplication tables, such as 6 times 6, 6 times 7, and so on, elementary students may [Read More]
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