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Fields of Lost Dreams: Local Ballplayers Miss the Opportunity of Little League’s Grandest Stage Fields of Lost Dreams: Local Ballplayers Miss the Opportunity of Little League’s Grandest Stage
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Gordon Brunskill
As every young baseball player progresses and advances, the dreams begin to set in to help a team reach the Little League World Series. [Read More]
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Fields of Lost Dreams: Local Ballplayers Miss the Opportunity of Little League’s Grandest Stage Fields of Lost Dreams: Local Ballplayers Miss the Opportunity of Little League’s Grandest Stage
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Gordon Brunskill
As every young baseball player progresses and advances, the dreams begin to set in to help a team reach the Little League World Series. [Read More]

Centre County YMCA 'Concert for a Cause' Canceled Centre County YMCA 'Concert for a Cause' Canceled
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle
The YMCA Centre County Concert for a Cause, originally scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 8, has been canceled. [Read More]

Nature’s Ways: The Long-Lived Eastern Box Turtle Nature’s Ways: The Long-Lived Eastern Box Turtle
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Mark Nale
A gray squirrel or cottontail rabbit would be lucky to see its second birthday. A white-tailed deer is very old at age 10, and a rare black bear lives to 20. However, eastern box turtles can have a long lifespan — very long. Although no one knows exactly how long, many box turtles live to 40 or 50 [Read More]

Repairs Continue on Historic Penns Valley Church Repairs Continue on Historic Penns Valley Church
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
The historic Egg Hill church in Potter Township is undergoing some necessary repairs to its foundation. [Read More]

How to Vote by Mail – and How Not to How to Vote by Mail – and How Not to
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
I like voting in person. I like bumping into neighbors at the polling place and schmoozing with the cheery volunteers who sign me in and hand me my ballot. This year, though, fearful that coronavirus will not miraculously vanish by Election Day, I’ve arranged to vote by mail. [Read More]

Bird Feeder Project Working to Bring Joy to Local Nursing Home Residents Bird Feeder Project Working to Bring Joy to Local Nursing Home Residents
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
With help from a grant awarded by 3 Dots Downtown, a project called “Sponsor a Window” is working to install bird feeders outside Centre County nursing and personal care homes, bringing a bit of joy to residents of facilities that have been largely closed to visitors because of the COVID-19 pand [Read More]

'We Had Ink in Our Blood' Chronicles Daily Newspaper Rivalry 'We Had Ink in Our Blood' Chronicles Daily Newspaper Rivalry
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Special to StateCollege.com
The Mirror's birth and death and the brief rivalry between the two newspapers are chronicled in the new book 'We Had Ink in Our Blood,' co-edited by Terry Nau, who worked at the Mirror, and R. Thomas Berner, who worked at both papers. [Read More]

Back on the Ice, the Right Way Back on the Ice, the Right Way
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
We pulled it off. We completed two weeks of summer hockey camp in Sun Valley, Idaho in spite of the coronavirus. How did this happen? Great leadership, research, planning, compliance, collaboration, and a dose of courage. [Read More]

State College Borough Council to Consider Ordinance to Enforce Masking, Limits on Gatherings State College Borough Council to Consider Ordinance to Enforce Masking, Limits on Gatherings
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Borough Council on Tuesday will consider a temporary ordinance that would set local parameters for mandatory masking and restrictions on gatherings and waiting lines, as well as authorize borough authorities to issue citations to those who refuse to comply. [Read More]

Nonprofit Sets Up Meal Kit Distribution Sites Nonprofit Sets Up Meal Kit Distribution Sites
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Each month, Community Bite, a nonprofit working to fight food insecurity in Centre County, sets up shop at the Corner Room in downtown State College to distribute free bags of groceries to its clients. [Read More]

Looking Back on 25 (or 28) Years of Teaching at Penn State Looking Back on 25 (or 28) Years of Teaching at Penn State
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Somewhere deep in my personnel file at Penn State, is the date of August 5, 2020. That’s the day I hit 25 years. In just a few days, I will celebrate working at Penn State University for a quarter of a century. It’s actually 28 years, but who’s counting? [Read More]

A Visit to Tudek Dog Park Offers Sniffs and Smiles A Visit to Tudek Dog Park Offers Sniffs and Smiles
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
I am happy to offer you my top tip for shrugging off this season of sadness. Make your way to Tudek Dog Park, with or without a canine, and you’ll leave with a smile on your face. A certain warmth exudes from the dogs and their human owners that can only be described as infectious. [Read More]

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