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A Brutal Beginning A Brutal Beginning
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
It sounds like a cop show plot, but it isn't. This was the account of a Penn State professor's death as relayed to us from the local police via the news media. This was real. This was here. This was last week. For those of us who work in Penn State's College of Communications, this was our collea [Read More]
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A Brutal Beginning A Brutal Beginning
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
It sounds like a cop show plot, but it isn't. This was the account of a Penn State professor's death as relayed to us from the local police via the news media. This was real. This was here. This was last week. For those of us who work in Penn State's College of Communications, this was our collea [Read More]

Retiring Police Chief King Looks Back on Law Enforcement Career Retiring Police Chief King Looks Back on Law Enforcement Career
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, James Turchick
State College Chief of Police Tom King's career was always about helping the victims. With 35 years of serving the State College community under his belt, he's retiring Aug. 31. [Read More]

Understanding the Risk Factors of High Blood Pressure Understanding the Risk Factors of High Blood Pressure
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Fashima Nasreen
Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, remains one of the largest public health problems around the world. Although one-third of the U.S. population has hypertension, there is still a lack of awareness about the condition and how to prevent and manage it. [Read More]

Student Publishes 'Penn State Treasure' Book Student Publishes 'Penn State Treasure' Book
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Claire Going
Penn State junior Brian Davis has published a book titled Penn State Treasure, which highlights the multicultural resources offered at the University Park campus. [Read More]

The Color Run to Return to State College The Color Run to Return to State College
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
For the fourth year in a row, the Happiest 5k on the Planet is coming to Happy Valley. [Read More]

Physician Assistants Filling a Vital Role in Central Pennsylvania Physician Assistants Filling a Vital Role in Central Pennsylvania
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
If you have visited your family doctor, chances are you have likely been cared for at one time or another by a physician assistant. They are trained medical professionals who serve under the supervision of a doctor and can do many of the same functions as physicians with the major exception of surgi [Read More]

Riding the Rails in a Speeder Riding the Rails in a Speeder
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
An unusual railroad excursion took place in Centre County. Instead of riding in trains, the participants rode in diminutive, four-wheeled powered vehicles called track cars, motorcars or speeders. [Read More]

The Avid Gardener: Fairy Gardens Are Magical The Avid Gardener: Fairy Gardens Are Magical
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Lora Gauss
Within the last decade or more, that lore of the fairy has inspired a major revival in the miniature gardening world, the fairy garden, and it is one enjoyed by both children and adults alike. [Read More]

Everything I Need to Know as a Penn State Parent Everything I Need to Know as a Penn State Parent
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
With today's start of fall semester at Penn State, I remember fondly the days of dropping off my oldest two as they began their PSU careers. This year, it's their younger brother's turn. My youngest. The not-so-little brother. I find myself holding on a little tighter and, maybe just maybe, doing [Read More]

Grange Fair Memories from a Centre Hall Boy Grange Fair Memories from a Centre Hall Boy
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
Having grown up in Centre Hall and lived there all of my 67 years, my stack of Grange Fair memories could fill a newspaper, but here are just a few from 'back in the day.' [Read More]

Commissioners Spread Awareness of Suicide Prevention Commissioners Spread Awareness of Suicide Prevention
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster
There are approximately 15 confirmed suicides in Centre County each year, and in an effort to bring awareness to the issue, the Centre County board of commissioners officially proclaimed Saturday, Sept. 10, as Suicide Awareness and Prevention Day and the month of September as Suicide Awareness and P [Read More]

Grange Fair Encampment: A Unique Tradition Grange Fair Encampment: A Unique Tradition
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Most people in the county know someone who owns a tent at the Grange Fair in Centre Hall and enjoys a week full of family, friends and food that only the Centre County Grange Fair and Encampment can provide. [Read More]

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