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Penn State Football: 1,000 Days After Firings, Changes Should Bowl Over Mitchell Penn State Football: 1,000 Days After Firings, Changes Should Bowl Over Mitchell
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
As NCAA monitor George Mitchell prepares to deliver his annual report on Penn State in September, there’s the very real possibility that further sanctions could be reduced or eliminated – thanks in no small part to a seismic shift of PSU's personnel paradigm. [Read More]
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Penn State Graduate's First Book Shares Story of Lost U.S. Warship Penn State Graduate's First Book Shares Story of Lost U.S. Warship
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
"American Boys" shares the true story of the USS Frank E. Evans, the only U.S. warship lost in the Vietnam War and the ongoing effort to memorialize the 74 men killed in the tragedy that was the Navy's second largest loss of life during that war. [Read More]

Penn State Students Use Technology to Help Boal Museum Reach Community Penn State Students Use Technology to Help Boal Museum Reach Community
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Civil war weapons. Christopher Columbus’ writing desk. A lock of Napoleon’s hair.“We want to make this area into a cultural hotspot, a place people want to come see,” says Pazamickas. “This museum is probably one of the best kept secrets of central Pennsylvania.” [Read More]

Penn State Grad Student Competes on 'Jeopardy!' Penn State Grad Student Competes on 'Jeopardy!'
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I’d have my wife read me my questions like Alex Trebek, and I’d click in with a pen to get the feel for using the signaling device,” Cossen says. “It’s very different actually playing the game from what it looks like from home. ... It goes much faster than I ever expected it to.” [Read More]

Renovation Plans for Holmes-Foster Park Move Forward Renovation Plans for Holmes-Foster Park Move Forward
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Plans for renovating State College's oldest park are moving forward after a public meeting to discuss potential plans. As we hear from the Centre County Report, some residents have voiced concerns about the future of the Holmes-Foster park. [Read More]

Military Uniforms Bring History to Life Military Uniforms Bring History to Life
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Most people have no idea about the Hessians, or even realize that some Germans fought on the side of the British,” Ed Manning says. “We’ve been of much interest to the history buffs, and of complete bafflement to the public.” [Read More]

Color Run Helps Penn State 'Celebrate Life' Color Run Helps Penn State 'Celebrate Life'
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"I think that the name of this place says everything: Happy Valley," Pomales says. "And that's how you feel here - happy." [Read More]

Kids Bug Out Over Great Insect Fair at the Bryce Jordan Center Kids Bug Out Over Great Insect Fair at the Bryce Jordan Center
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“When I felt that butterfly pee on my finger, I made a lifelong enemy,” Schaffner says. [Read More]

Recycling Used Electronic Devices is Heavy Job Recycling Used Electronic Devices is Heavy Job
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Matt Allibone
Last year the CCRRA recycled 320 tons of electronic equipment. That's about 640,000 pounds or roughly the weight of 42 elephants. “We have people bring us their stuff a lot,” says Amy Shirf, the CCRRA's education coordinator. [Read More]

'Breweriana' Show Reveals Pennsylvania History 'Breweriana' Show Reveals Pennsylvania History
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“They’re antiques,” Strisofsky says. “It’s hard to find these things anymore. A lot of things like the metal signs went to scrap drives. Collecting these is all about preserving history." [Read More]

Centre County Report: Penn State vs. Rutgers Football Preview Centre County Report: Penn State vs. Rutgers Football Preview
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Returning to Rutgers University for an away game against the Scarlet Knights for the first time since 1955, Penn State's clash with the newest members of the Big Ten is sure to be one to remember. [Read More]

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