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More Than 1,000 Participate in Inaugural Open Streets Bellefonte More Than 1,000 Participate in Inaugural Open Streets Bellefonte
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Mount Nittany Health's inaugural Open Streets Bellefonte on May 18 drew more than 1,000 people to the borough's downtown for the healthy community event. [Read More]

Thank You to Our Local EMS Practitioners Thank You to Our Local EMS Practitioners
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Pennsylvania’s emergency medical service providers responded to 1,606,540 emergency requests for assistance within the Commonwealth in 2018. That equates to a dispatch every 19.6 seconds. Please join me in saying “thank you” to the local EMS practitioners for their dedicated service throughout [Read More]

Taste of the Month: Barrel 21 Distillery & Dining Chef Justin Berkebile Brings Science to the Kitchen Taste of the Month: Barrel 21 Distillery & Dining Chef Justin Berkebile Brings Science to the Kitchen
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Vilma Shu, Town&Gown
Barrel 21 Distillery & Dining executive chef Justin Berkebile’s modern cuisine introduces science to the kitchen, crafting dishes that transform ingredients in ways that enhance its flavor and texture. [Read More]

As Efforts to Expand Tourism Continue, Visitors Bureau Adds New Hires As Efforts to Expand Tourism Continue, Visitors Bureau Adds New Hires
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
On Tuesday, the CPCVB executive director Fritz Smith announced three new major hires of veteran professionals with histories in Centre County to assist with efforts to grow tourism in the region, boosted by new revenue from the increased hotel occupancy tax. [Read More]

Science on Tap Explores Mushrooms, Their Genes and Our Health Science on Tap Explores Mushrooms, Their Genes and Our Health
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Nearly two-thirds of white-button mushrooms consumed in the United States come from Pennsylvania, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and this month's Science on Tap will bring together a pair of Penn State researchers to share their insight into the popular fungus. [Read More]

Boalsburg Charm: History, Tradition Remain at the Heart of This Fast-Growing Community Boalsburg Charm: History, Tradition Remain at the Heart of This Fast-Growing Community
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Karen Walker, Town&Gown
Back in 1809, land speculator Andrew Stroup sold 60 tracts of land by lottery for $11 each, thus establishing the village that would become Boalsburg. Then known as Springfield, its high-quality freshwater spring and location at a strategic Pennsylvania crossroads made it a desirable place to settle [Read More]

A Musical Blast from the Past Reminds That Some Things Haven't Really Changed A Musical Blast from the Past Reminds That Some Things Haven't Really Changed
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
I’ve found myself mentally reciting the lyrics whenever it randomly pops up on my cell phone playlist. In many cases it’s saddening how the lyrics – penned over a half-century ago – still resonate today. [Read More]

HiWay Pizza's Third Location to Replace Inferno HiWay Pizza's Third Location to Replace Inferno
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
HiWay Pizza Pub's newest State College area location will return the restaurant to where it got its start 56 years ago. [Read More]

Sheetz to Sell Beer and Wine at South Atherton Street Store Sheetz to Sell Beer and Wine at South Atherton Street Store
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Sheetz is planning to sell beer and wine at another one of its State College area stores. [Read More]

Rare Monarchs Being Raised in Spring Mills Rare Monarchs Being Raised in Spring Mills
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G Kerry Webster
There’s some pretty rare butterflies fluttering around Spring Mills. How rare? How about one in 10 million rare. [Read More]

Innovation Park Building Named in Honor of Pioneering Scientist and Penn State Grad Innovation Park Building Named in Honor of Pioneering Scientist and Penn State Grad
5 days ago - StateCollege.com
At a ceremony on Friday, Penn State named 328 Innovation Boulevard in Innovation Park in honor of Warren M. Washington, a pioneer and world leader in climate modeling. [Read More]

Penn State Team Takes Second in NASA Space Shelter Contest Penn State Team Takes Second in NASA Space Shelter Contest
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jim Davidson
Wednesday, May 1 marked the midpoint of finals week for most Penn State students — a time to shed study guides and pack up the room in anticipation of hitting the road and driving off into the almost-summertime sunset. [Read More]

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