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Shawn Christ

Shawn Christ is a recent Penn State graduate who is working as an intern for StateCollege.com

Articles by Shawn Christ

Off the Beaten Path at the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts Off the Beaten Path at the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts
376 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
The Arts Fest brings with it an exciting atmosphere, but it’s not always easy to find a decent amount of elbow room when you want to grab a bite or just relax for a few minutes to regroup. [Read More]
Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts: Getting Around Guide Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts: Getting Around Guide
376 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
The Central Pennsylvania Festival of Arts has been pulling in big crowds for decades. But not everyone is an expert at getting around. We've put together an Arts Fest primer, with links to everything you need to know as the 2013 Arts Fest gets rocking. [Read More]
Young Artists Showcase Talents at Opening Day of the Arts Fest Young Artists Showcase Talents at Opening Day of the Arts Fest
376 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
Jillian Eller was selling bowls made out of melted vinyl records. Most people just check out the bowls, she says, but some are more concerned about the records that were chosen. “Some people say, ‘Oh, these are so cool,’” Eller says. “Others are like, ‘Oh no, why did you melt this one! [Read More]
Bookends Are Back: Acoustic Trio Set to Reunite at Arts Fest Bookends Are Back: Acoustic Trio Set to Reunite at Arts Fest
376 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
The band formed in the early 80s when Mincer and Williams were dating as freshmen at Penn State. One day the couple walked into a study lounge and heard Kocher’s voice and immediately recruited her to make a trio. After playing some coffeehouses around campus and expanding their set list, the band [Read More]
Waupelani Heights Fire Still Under Investigation, More Help for Fire Victims Waupelani Heights Fire Still Under Investigation, More Help for Fire Victims
376 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
“That was a once-in-a-year fire,” says Steven Bair, a member of the Alpha Volunteer Fire Company. “Any building that you already have a large amount of fire in the attic space presents a serious challenge,” he says. “There’s going to be a significant loss at that point.” [Read More]
Rainy Season Not Over Yet: 'Comfortable' Temperatures for Arts Fest Rainy Season Not Over Yet: 'Comfortable' Temperatures for Arts Fest
376 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
There is a chance of flooding, mainly because so many waterways around the area are already higher than normal. “It wouldn’t surprise me at all if we saw some of those problems again Wednesday because the streams are already running high.” [Read More]
Volunteers Provide TLC for Cats & Dogs Centre County PAWS
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Volunteers Provide TLC for Cats & Dogs Centre County PAWS
376 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
“The dogs were filthy and in really awful conditions,” she says. When they arrived at PAWS, the puppies were covered in gnats and feces. Volunteers cleaned the puppies and found foster families for them. [Read More]
Getaway in PA: Hiking and Swimming Close to Home at Raystown Lake Getaway in PA: Hiking and Swimming Close to Home at Raystown Lake
376 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
“The thing that I’m most overall impressed with is the pristine wilderness,” Stoddard says. “It’s a very clean, unspoiled wilderness for a lot of this county. There’s a lot of public lands and a lot of places to just get outside and enjoy the forest as well as the lake.” [Read More]
Helping Hands Reach Out to Apartment Residents Displaced by Fourth of July Blaze Helping Hands Reach Out to Apartment Residents Displaced by Fourth of July Blaze
377 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
Tonight, Mullen and his interns, the Zoo Crew, will be at Tussey Mountain to accept donations of clothing and toys (no food) for the residents and their children who were affected by the fire. Mullen urges those who know residents or families who were affected by the disaster to contact him at B945l [Read More]
Finding a Place to Stay for Arts Fest Finding a Place to Stay for Arts Fest
377 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
“It depends on the person,” says Betsey Howell, executive director of the Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau, about when people start contacting her office about places to stay for Arts Fest. “Some people may contact us immediately following the event for next year’s event s [Read More]
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