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Nadine Kofman, Town&Gown

Nadine Kofman is a native Centre Countian and historian.

Articles by Nadine Kofman, Town&Gown

Building That Housed State College’s Original First National Bank Helped a Community Take Root Building That Housed State College’s Original First National Bank Helped a Community Take Root
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Nadine Kofman, Town&Gown
While some historic pieces of downtown State College have been demolished, the new year sees the column-fronted, stately structure at 122 W. College Ave. standing. [Read More]
About Town: The building that housed State College’s original First National Bank helped a community take root About Town: The building that housed State College’s original First National Bank helped a community take root
24 weeks ago - Town and gown
While some historic pieces of downtown State College have been demolished, the new year will see the column-fronted, stately structure at 122 West College Avenue standing. The inside, though, will have significant changes in keeping with its new life. The locked building – where banking was [Read More]
High Drama: 82-Year-Old Marie Cameron Will Be Among Those Going ‘Over The Edge’ for Two Good Causes High Drama: 82-Year-Old Marie Cameron Will Be Among Those Going ‘Over The Edge’ for Two Good Causes
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Nadine Kofman, Town&Gown
Marie Cameron will be one of at least 77 volunteers, who – tethered for safety and physical ability – will each wear a hard hat, hold a guideline rappel down Fraser Centre all in support of Interfaith Human Services and Faith Centre. [Read More]
High Drama: 82-year-old Marie Cameron will be among those going ‘Over The Edge’ for two good causes High Drama: 82-year-old Marie Cameron will be among those going ‘Over The Edge’ for two good causes
34 weeks ago - Town and gown
“I have lived a great life. This is how I give back,” says a committed volunteer. A transplanted Canadian from Nova Scotia who has lived in numerous places in this country, she finally plopped down in State College three years ago, to be near a daughter and granddaughter. Marie Cameron, [Read More]
‘Miss Melanie’ Stuns Audiences with Her Smooth, Rangy Voice ‘Miss Melanie’ Stuns Audiences with Her Smooth, Rangy Voice
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Nadine Kofman, Town&Gown
A relatively new Centre County songstress has a big voice that sounds as if it’s been around for a long time. Hearing Melanie Morrison Zeigler sing, some listeners are reminded of three of her idols: Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, and Aretha Franklin. When “Miss Melanie” of the 7-year-old band, [Read More]
About Town: ‘Miss Melanie’ stuns audiences with her smooth, rangy voice About Town: ‘Miss Melanie’ stuns audiences with her smooth, rangy voice
42 weeks ago - Town and gown
A relatively new Centre County songstress has a big voice that sounds as if it’s been around for a long time. Hearing Melanie Morrison Zeigler sing, some listeners are reminded of three of her idols: Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, and Aretha Franklin. When “Miss Melanie” of the [Read More]
The Glennland, State College’s First ‘High-Rise’ Apartment Building, Will Live on as a Hotel The Glennland, State College’s First ‘High-Rise’ Apartment Building, Will Live on as a Hotel
49 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Nadine Kofman, Town&Gown
This year and next, when the current renters’ leases expire, the five-story Glennland Building on East Beaver Avenue at South Pugh Street will be turned into an upscale “boutique” hotel. It will have a restaurant, a coffee shop, and conference facilities. Its façade is not expected to change [Read More]
The Glennland, State College’s first ‘high-rise’ apartment building, will live on as a hotel The Glennland, State College’s first ‘high-rise’ apartment building, will live on as a hotel
51 weeks ago - Town and gown
This year and next, when the current renters’ leases expire, the five-story Glennland Building on East Beaver Avenue at South Pugh Street will be turned into an upscale “boutique” hotel. It will have a restaurant, a coffee shop, and conference facilities. Its façade is not [Read More]
Music of Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra Being Enjoyed at State Theatre Again, Thanks to Acoustic Shells Music of Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra Being Enjoyed at State Theatre Again, Thanks to Acoustic Shells
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Nadine Kofman, Town&Gown
This month concludes a surprising revival season of orchestral music at The State Theatre. The Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra has added the beats, if you will, of Mozart, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, etc., to a stage known primarily for uplifting live rock, pop, blues, jazz, folk, etc. [Read More]
About Town: Music of Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra being enjoyed at State Theatre again, thanks to acoustic shells About Town: Music of Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra being enjoyed at State Theatre again, thanks to acoustic shells
60 weeks ago - Town and gown
This month concludes a surprising revival season of orchestral music at The State Theatre. The Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra has added the beats, if you will, of Mozart, Mendelssohn, Beethoven, etc., to a stage known primarily for uplifting live rock, pop, blues, jazz, folk, etc. This harkens back [Read More]
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