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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

Serving Far From Home: Putting civilian life on hold, being away from family are just two sacrifices made by vets Serving Far From Home: Putting civilian life on hold, being away from family are just two sacrifices made by vets
40 weeks ago - Town and gown
It is not an easy thing to do at any age in any circumstance: picking up, leaving your family and friends to join the military. When people sign up, they never know where they might end up having to serve, and many loved ones back home worry that the worst might happen. Besides the potential [Read More]
The Happiest Place in Happy Valley: The party goes on all football weekend long in the overnight RV lot outside Beaver Stadium The Happiest Place in Happy Valley: The party goes on all football weekend long in the overnight RV lot outside Beaver Stadium
40 weeks ago - Town and gown
Everyone loves a Penn State tailgate. With friends, family, food, and football, those fall Saturday parities make great memories. But after a long day, most tailgates end with a slow drive out of the parking lot, into the sea of cars headed home from Beaver Stadium.  What if your tailgate [Read More]
Football and Community Are Family Affairs for Renaissance Fund Honoree James Franklin, His Wife, Fumi, and Their Daughters Football and Community Are Family Affairs for Renaissance Fund Honoree James Franklin, His Wife, Fumi, and Their Daughters
42 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vincent Corso, Town&Gown
James Franklin, with his family by his side, has helped build upon the pride of the Penn State community through hard work, a focus on education and community service, and winning. With that, the board of Penn State’s Renaissance Fund selected him as its 2019 honoree. [Read More]
Family Values: Football and community are family affairs for Renaissance Fund honoree James Franklin, his wife, Fumi, and their daughters Family Values: Football and community are family affairs for Renaissance Fund honoree James Franklin, his wife, Fumi, and their daughters
45 weeks ago - Town and gown
It’s easy to see that Fumi Franklin feels right at home in the Lasch Building, where her husband, James, presides as Penn State’s head football coach. Sitting amongst the trophies and plaques that showcase the program’s many accomplishments, she waits for James to finish up an [Read More]
Help Me! I want to teach my dog some new tricks Help Me! I want to teach my dog some new tricks
45 weeks ago - Town and gown
Let me start this off by saying that I was never a dog person until I met my partner, Becky. At first, my interactions with her dogs Stella and Bertha were very measured.  I never had dogs growing up and I wasn’t sure what to do with them, and maybe I was a little intimidated. In fact, I [Read More]
Help Me! I Want to Work the Stream Like Joe Humphreys Help Me! I Want to Work the Stream Like Joe Humphreys
46 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vincent Corso, Town&Gown
Recently, I got to know fly fishing legend Joe Humphreys through a couple of stories I wrote. I asked him if he would teach me how to fly fish. I was thrilled when he was up for the challenge. [Read More]
Broadway Senior Program Gives Juniper Village Residents a Chance to Prove It’s Never Too Late to Connect with the Power of Theater Broadway Senior Program Gives Juniper Village Residents a Chance to Prove It’s Never Too Late to Connect with the Power of Theater
47 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vincent Corso, Town&Gown
An intrepid group of residents is learning to come out of their shells on the stage in a new musical theater program at Juniper Village at Brookline, proving that it is never too late to learn, grow, and try new things. [Read More]
Help Me! I Want to Work the Stream Like Joe Humphreys   Help Me! I Want to Work the Stream Like Joe Humphreys
49 weeks ago - Town and gown
There is something magical and wondrous about watching fly fishers reading and working the stream. With a flick of the wrist, the rod snaps back, the fishing line zips back like a lasso, and then out onto the stream, casting a fly out onto the water, hoping to draw in the big one. It looks intense [Read More]
Innovative Broadway Senior program gives Juniper Village residents a chance to prove it’s never too late to connect with the power of theater Innovative Broadway Senior program gives Juniper Village residents a chance to prove it’s never too late to connect with the power of theater
49 weeks ago - Town and gown
An intrepid group of residents is learning to come out of their shells on the stage in a new musical theater program at Juniper Village at Brookline, proving that it is never too late to learn, grow, and try new things. Broadway Senior, a program started by Music Theater International, adapts [Read More]
Help Me! With so many bicycles to choose from, our writer gets assistance from an expert before hitting the road   Help Me! With so many bicycles to choose from, our writer gets assistance from an expert before hitting the road
55 weeks ago - Town and gown
I love adventure and exercise. Every day, you will find me lacing up my sneakers and going for a run. Through town, through the woods, I love being able to get out and go; it makes me feel good physically and mentally. But I am getting older and the nagging injuries of running every day are [Read More]
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