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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

Salute to Veterans: A newly renovated bank on Spring Creek offers vets the chance to heal in nature Salute to Veterans: A newly renovated bank on Spring Creek offers vets the chance to heal in nature
3 weeks ago - Town and gown
Dr. Gerry Clair, a State College physician who passed away last year, knew the therapeutic nature of fishing. After all, being out in nature, listening to and watching the stream, and telling fish stories with like-minded friends sometimes is just what the doctor ordered. Clair served in the United [Read More]
A Passport to Adventure: The Central Pennsylvania Tasting Trail offers a journey of rich flavors and beautiful sights, but take it from us - it’s best savored slowly   A Passport to Adventure: The Central Pennsylvania Tasting Trail offers a journey of rich flavors and beautiful sights, but take it from us - it’s best savored slowly
3 weeks ago - Town and gown
Through 18 years living in central Pennsylvania, I thought I had hit all the trails and tasted all the region had to offer. Then one day, I was talking with my old friend Celesta Powell. As the managing director of the Central Pennsylvania Tasting Trail, she intrigued me with a new idea: A Tasting [Read More]
Heartache and Hope: The opioids crisis is hitting all too close to home in Centre County, but many are working to provide lifelines Heartache and Hope: The opioids crisis is hitting all too close to home in Centre County, but many are working to provide lifelines
8 weeks ago - Town and gown
(Editor's note: This article was first published in January 2019.) This is a story about addiction. It’s about people suffering and lives lost to opioids, heroin, and other drugs.  It is a story that many people don’t think much about, because addiction is something that could [Read More]
Friday Night Lite: Amid a ‘weird’ new normal, a fall football tradition carries on at Centre County high schools Friday Night Lite: Amid a ‘weird’ new normal, a fall football tradition carries on at Centre County high schools
8 weeks ago - Town and gown
The Friday night lights were finally shining on Centre County high school football fields, as a delayed season kicked off in mid-September. Home teams ran out as cheerleaders screamed and school bands played, but there was something missing. Yes, the lights were still bright, but with stadiums [Read More]
Walk-in Crisis Center Aims to Be a Place of Hope Walk-in Crisis Center Aims to Be a Place of Hope
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vincent Corso, Town&Gown
One of the first things a visitor notices on the wall of the Centre County Walk-in Crisis Center is a quilt-like banner from a Centre County Out of the Darkness Walk. The banner was made by people who had lost someone close to them because of suicide. [Read More]
New Walk-in Crisis Center aims to be a place of hope New Walk-in Crisis Center aims to be a place of hope
12 weeks ago - Town and gown
One of the first things a visitor notices on the wall of the Centre County Walk-in Crisis Center is a quilt-like banner from a Centre County Out of the Darkness Walk. The banner was made by people who had lost someone close to them because of suicide. Each square offers a message of hope to whoever [Read More]
The new State College branch of the NAACP looks to give more voice to people of color The new State College branch of the NAACP looks to give more voice to people of color
12 weeks ago - Town and gown
A Juneteenth celebration was held June 19 in the Borough of State College, commemorating the emancipation of the last remaining enslaved African Americans in 1865. While these celebrations are common elsewhere in the country, this was the first such event in State College. The ceremony, put [Read More]
Springing Into Action: Faced with a fast-evolving public health emergency, Mount Nittany Health has taken the challenge head-on Springing Into Action: Faced with a fast-evolving public health emergency, Mount Nittany Health has taken the challenge head-on
16 weeks ago - Town and gown
The last five months have felt like well more than year for Dr. Nirmal Joshi, chief medical officer for Mount Nittany Health. From the long hours put in by doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals, to the constant barrage of new information about a novel coronavirus and the many new [Read More]
Adventure Centre: As More People Look to the Outdoors for Entertainment, New Initiatives Enhance Area’s Standing as Recreation Hub Adventure Centre: As More People Look to the Outdoors for Entertainment, New Initiatives Enhance Area’s Standing as Recreation Hub
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vincent Corso, Town&Gown
When longtime road cyclist and outdoor recreation enthusiast Josh Stapleton started mountain biking with his two children, he quickly realized that while there is a wonderful, extensive trail system in nearby Rothrock State Forest, there weren’t many places for beginners to learn the sport. [Read More]
Adventure Centre: As more people look to the outdoors for entertainment, new initiatives are enhancing the area’s standing as a recreation hub Adventure Centre: As more people look to the outdoors for entertainment, new initiatives are enhancing the area’s standing as a recreation hub
21 weeks ago - Town and gown
When longtime road cyclist and outdoor recreation enthusiast Josh Stapleton started mountain biking with his two children, he quickly realized that while there is a wonderful, extensive trail system in nearby Rothrock State Forest, there weren’t many places for beginners to learn the [Read More]
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