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Vincent Corso, Town&Gown

Vincent Corso is writer for Town&Gown and the Centre County Gazette.

Articles by Vincent Corso, Town&Gown

Help Me! I Want a Green Thumb Help Me! I Want a Green Thumb
1 day ago - Town and gown
We have lots of flowers around my house and, honestly, I don’t really understand them. Every spring, my partner, Becky, spends a lot of time planting pot after pot of flowers that she places all around our front and back porches and yard. This is on top of the multiple flower beds and [Read More]
Still Rolling Strong: Entering 10th Year, State College Area Roller Derby a Source of Empowerment for Women of Varied Backgrounds Still Rolling Strong: Entering 10th Year, State College Area Roller Derby a Source of Empowerment for Women of Varied Backgrounds
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vincent Corso, Town&Gown
They come together on roller skates; professors and students, bartenders and businesswomen, moms and daughters. Some are taller, or faster, than others. Some have been doing this for years; others are just picking it up. But one thing is for sure: They all are strong, and they are even stronger when [Read More]
Help Me! Our writer gets expert advice on how to keep his cars safely on the road Help Me! Our writer gets expert advice on how to keep his cars safely on the road
5 weeks ago - Town and gown
I am not a car guy. While I appreciate a nice-looking automobile as much as the next guy, I just do not have much of a mechanical mind. And I’ve come to terms with that. But I would like to know some things to keep my cars running smoothly, because one thing is for sure: I love to travel all [Read More]
Still Rolling Strong: Entering its 10th season, the State College Area Roller Derby skates along as a source of empowerment for women of varied backgrounds Still Rolling Strong: Entering its 10th season, the State College Area Roller Derby skates along as a source of empowerment for women of varied backgrounds
5 weeks ago - Town and gown
They come together on roller skates; professors and students, bartenders and businesswomen, moms and daughters. Some are taller, or faster, than others. Some have been doing this for years; others are just picking it up. But one thing is for sure: They all are strong, and they are even stronger [Read More]
The Road(s) to Happy Valley: As Region Has Grown, Routes to Get Here Haven't Kept Pace — But That's Changing The Road(s) to Happy Valley: As Region Has Grown, Routes to Get Here Haven't Kept Pace — But That's Changing
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vincent Corso, Town&Gown
The work is long, difficult, expensive, and sometimes controversial. Traveling through construction sites can be aggravating. But business and government leaders say that to keep Centre County moving safely and thriving economically, the roads to and from Happy Valley have to grow right along with e [Read More]
Help Me! Our writer seeks something new and unique for his Valentine Help Me! Our writer seeks something new and unique for his Valentine
9 weeks ago - Town and gown
After the holidays fade away and I settle into the New Year, there is often a feeling of dread that creeps into my thoughts. It builds up as the calendar gets closer to the middle of February, because I know that Valentine’s Day is coming. Like many men, and surely many women too, the task of [Read More]
Help Me! I Need to Exercise Smarter Help Me! I Need to Exercise Smarter
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vincent Corso, Town&Gown
I think my recently turned 40-year-old body is trying to tell me to slow down a little bit. I need some help to learn to train smarter, so I can try to stay strong and active as I get older. So I asked Jake Schiffer, the sports and wellness director at the YMCA of Centre County, to help me develop a [Read More]
The Road(s) to Happy Valley: As the region has grown, the routes to get here haven’t kept pace – but that is changing   The Road(s) to Happy Valley: As the region has grown, the routes to get here haven’t kept pace – but that is changing
9 weeks ago - Town and gown
Every day, more than 20,000 people from outside of Centre County drive to Happy Valley. They come from Lewisburg and Lewistown. From Tyrone and Altoona. From Lock Haven, Clearfield, and beyond. They come to work, to go to school, and to play. And, on certain days of the year, they come in droves to [Read More]
Southern Exposure: Giant Made the Biggest Splash, But It’s Not the Only Business Bringing New Life to South Atherton Street Southern Exposure: Giant Made the Biggest Splash, But It’s Not the Only Business Bringing New Life to South Atherton Street
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vincent Corso, Town&Gown
The stretch from Slab Cabin Run to Meyer Dairy is bustling like it never has before. [Read More]
Help Me! I Need to Exercise Smarter Help Me! I Need to Exercise Smarter
13 weeks ago - Town and gown
When I get up from the couch while relaxing with my family at the end of the day, I start making the sounds of a man in pain. “Eh, ouch, ugh,” I say under my breath as I start walking around the house, because of the pain in my feet, my hips, my knees, or wherever else I’m feeling [Read More]
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