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From frat houses to apartments, the party culture has changed From frat houses to apartments, the party culture has changed
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — With red Solo cups and empty beer cans littering the streets and loud music blaring all night, apartments seem to be the most popular party spot for Penn State students. “I know my closer friends like to go to apartment parties because they’re [Read More]
County’s agricultural easement program preserves 53rd farm County’s agricultural easement program preserves 53rd farm
4 days ago - Centre County Gazette
The Centre County Agricultural Land Preservation Board on Jan. 7 officially preserved 235 additional acres of farmland, bringing its total acreage for preserved farms to 8,024 acres, according to a press release. [Read More]
Fraternity Fallout: How Penn State Students Have Responded to New Alcohol Restrictions Fraternity Fallout: How Penn State Students Have Responded to New Alcohol Restrictions
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
In the nearly three years since Tim Piazza’s death, the drinking culture at Penn State has been in the spotlight. While the university imposed restrictions on Greek life to curb drinking, and some university statistics even show positive signs, students say they won’t stop drinking liquor and be [Read More]
A Community Reacts as Greek Life Changes A Community Reacts as Greek Life Changes
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
On Feb. 4, 2017, 19-year-old Piazza died following hazing-related alcohol consumption as a part of Beta Theta Pi’s pledging process two nights earlier. In the fallout, the university imposed new restrictions on fraternities, setting precedent for a new chapter of Greek life here. [Read More]
Top 5 tips for caregivers during the holidays Top 5 tips for caregivers during the holidays
7 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Just when you had more than enough to do, the holidays rolled around with just a few more items that seem like only you can do them. Here are five things to remember during this busy time so you can still enjoy the season: Are you caring for someone living with dementia? Since [Read More]
Boalsburg Hometown Christmas Shares the Village's Rich History Boalsburg Hometown Christmas Shares the Village's Rich History
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
The Boalsburg Hometown Christmas committee welcomes local residents and those from neighboring communities to celebrate the coming holiday season on Dec. 7. [Read More]
Courts: Candidates’ names should be public Courts: Candidates’ names should be public
14 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The names of candidates being considered by a common pleas court to fill a vacancy shall be made available to the public upon request. That Rule of Judicial Administration adopted by the state Supreme Court this past week followed a nearly five-year effort by the Williamsport Sun-Gazette and [Read More]
Ancestry Library Edition available free at libraries Ancestry Library Edition available free at libraries
15 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
In the world of genealogical research, Ancestry.com is one of the biggest players in the game, boasting billions of historical records and more than three million paying subscribers. It is undoubtedly a useful resource … and it is one that you can use for free at the [Read More]
Local group cleans Civil War family gravestone Local group cleans Civil War family gravestone
17 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — A local group of Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, PA Tent 62, recently spent a warm Saturday afternoon gently cleaning the gravestone of Governor Andrew Gregg Curtin, his wife and two children, in Bellefonte’s Union Cemetery. First Lady Katherine [Read More]
Wildflowers in full bloom at Tom Ridge Wetlands Wildflowers in full bloom at Tom Ridge Wetlands
17 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
JULIAN — There is a simplistic beauty to wildflowers which makes them delightful to behold. There are many varieties of wildflowers in bloom right now at the Tom Ridge Wetlands, and these might make great subject matter for the Autumn in the Wetlands photography contest, [Read More]
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