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Here, Friday Night Lights Refer to Sabbath Candles Here, Friday Night Lights Refer to Sabbath Candles
1 hour ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
One of the first things I noticed about Irina Zborovskaya was the back of her cell phone protector. It looks like a piece of a matzo. Irina's phone tells us something important about life in Ukraine's third-largest city: Odessa's Jews are not afraid to be Jewish. [Read More]
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Here, Friday Night Lights Refer to Sabbath Candles Here, Friday Night Lights Refer to Sabbath Candles
1 hour ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
One of the first things I noticed about Irina Zborovskaya was the back of her cell phone protector. It looks like a piece of a matzo. Irina's phone tells us something important about life in Ukraine's third-largest city: Odessa's Jews are not afraid to be Jewish. [Read More]

Parks Miller Accuses Centre County of Trying to 'Thwart the Court's Intent' in Right to Know Appeal Parks Miller Accuses Centre County of Trying to 'Thwart the Court's Intent' in Right to Know Appeal
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"The whole idea of a preliminary injunction is to put a stop to harm and keep it from continuing while the merits of the party's positions are considered at trial," Castor writes. "It would make no sense for [the county] to be able to so easily thwart the intent of the Court..." [Read More]

Centre County Approves New 911 Dispatch System, Will Benefit from New 911 Funding Law Centre County Approves New 911 Dispatch System, Will Benefit from New 911 Funding Law
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
As news was breaking that Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf had signed a new 911 funding bill into law, the Centre County Commissioners were approving some long-awaited 911 upgrades of their own. [Read More]

Fireworks Primer for Children Reveals Magic Behind Fourth of July Pyrotechnics Fireworks Primer for Children Reveals Magic Behind Fourth of July Pyrotechnics
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Evan Murach
How many different kinds of fireworks are there? How do they make fireworks in so many different colors? What does it take to put on a fireworks show during the Fourth of July? A special program aimed at kids is set to blast off. [Read More]

Historic Tree Brought Down in Lemont Historic Tree Brought Down in Lemont
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
A tree that's been a part of the State College scene since the American Revolution is now one for the history books. Ron Smith, wasn't happy to see the tree come down. "We're trying to preserve things in Lemont," he says, "not cut them down." [Read More]

Homeless Man Accused of Stalking Woman After Returning Wallet Homeless Man Accused of Stalking Woman After Returning Wallet
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
State College police arrested Brandon George, 32, after a woman called to report that he had allegedly come to her home and knocked on the door repeatedly over the previous three days. [Read More]

Fireworks Preparation for 4th Fest Involves Danger, Hard Work & Family Fireworks Preparation for 4th Fest Involves Danger, Hard Work & Family
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Transforming an empty field on the Penn State campus into a sprawling maze of fireworks takes weeks of manpower and hundreds of volunteers. Let StateCollege.com take you behind the scenes to discover what makes the 4th Fest fireworks show such a blast. [Read More]

The Red, White and Blue View From the Inside The Red, White and Blue View From the Inside
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
I'll be joining thousands of others to watch our glorious 4th Fest fireworks show. I spent many years living in Orlando. There was a long time when the 4th of July fireworks became an afterthought. Living in the land of Disney will do that to you. There were fireworks every night. [Read More]

Outgoing 4th Fest Director Reflects on a Dozen Years of Bringing Smiles to State College Outgoing 4th Fest Director Reflects on a Dozen Years of Bringing Smiles to State College
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“When you’ve dedicated 12 years of your life to something, there will always be sadness when it ends, but all that is overtaken by excitement and pride,” Central Pa 4th Fest Executive Director Bernie Keisling says. [Read More]

Plenty of Great Summer Reads for Women Plenty of Great Summer Reads for Women
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
It's time for backyard barbecues, afternoons at the pool or a vacation — complete with beach or mountains. Some women long to get up to their necks in a mystery, while others abhor dead bodies and clues and opt for a good romance set in a far off country. [Read More]

Judge Defends Ruling Against County in Right to Know Lawsuits Judge Defends Ruling Against County in Right to Know Lawsuits
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Huntingdon County Judge Stewart Kurtz is not backing down from his rulings against Centre County. "We add only that the specter of a non-judicial county employee giving out upon request and without notice judicial phone records strikes us as manifestly wrong," Kurtz writes. [Read More]

Family, The Ties That Bind Family, The Ties That Bind
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Remember the time Gregg slipped on the moss and went over that waterfall? Remember how Uncle Ray hated cussing? Remember when we came to Penn State and there was a cow loose by the stadium? New jobs. Divorces. Weddings. Graduations. Children. Grandchildren. [Read More]

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