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My Town: Port Matilda My Town: Port Matilda
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Ron Bracken
There are thousands of Port Matildas across this country, some of which suffered the same fate — too dependent on one economic engine to survive its collapse. Port Matilda is the one I know about. I grew up within three football fields of the brickyard, played there, knew every crack and crevice a [Read More]
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Penn State Football: Lift for Life Won't Coincide with Arts Fest This Year Penn State Football: Lift for Life Won't Coincide with Arts Fest This Year
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
For the first time since 2011, Uplifting Athlete’s marquee event at Penn State will not be held during the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts [Read More]

Shakespeare at the Arboretum Adds Drama to Blue-White Weekend Shakespeare at the Arboretum Adds Drama to Blue-White Weekend
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jack Bowman
School of Theatre students will perform in the annual Shakespeare at the Arboretum at Penn State event Thursday and Sunday, featuring scenes from “Romeo and Juliet,” “The Merchant of Venice,” and “Othello.” [Read More]

For Hops & Vines Duo, Reaching Local Audiences Is a Passion For Hops & Vines Duo, Reaching Local Audiences Is a Passion
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Town & Gown, Kelsey Lentz
Christie Clancy and Jonathan McVerry share two things in common: their passion for music, and an appreciation of beer and wine, which is how the acoustic duo got their band name, Hops & Vines. [Read More]

Bring on the Tiny Human! Bring on the Tiny Human!
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
My granddaughter is a spaghetti squash. Last week she was a carrot. Next week she’ll be a large mango. Why, I remember when she was no bigger than a lentil. Thus do we track a fetus’ growth in the 21st century. [Read More]

Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run to Benefit Special Olympics Set for Sunday Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run to Benefit Special Olympics Set for Sunday
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Emma Dieter
The Paterno family will host the ninth annual Beaver Stadium Run to benefit Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday at Medlar Field, with a 2-mile family fun walk starting 10 minutes later. [Read More]

Downtown State College Improvement District Names New Executive Director Downtown State College Improvement District Names New Executive Director
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A longtime local businessman has been named the new executive director of the Downtown State College Improvement District. [Read More]

State College Community Land Trust Receives $25,000 State Grant State College Community Land Trust Receives $25,000 State Grant
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A $25,000 grant from the Commonwealth will help State College Community Land Trust further its mission of providing affordable home ownership in the borough. [Read More]

The Special Bonds of Championship Teams The Special Bonds of Championship Teams
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
The 1998 Penn State Icers national championship team was like most successful teams, organizations, and families in that it navigated the adversity and external and internal conflicts that inevitably occur in any high-performing, close-knit teams. Their bonds as friends and teammates allowed them to [Read More]

They Met at the Centre Region Senior Center, and Now They'll Get Married There They Met at the Centre Region Senior Center, and Now They'll Get Married There
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
The couple met at the Centre Region Senior Center in 2015, when it was located on Fraser Street in State College. They felt it was only right to hold their wedding at the center, which is now located in the Nittany Mall and known as the Centre Region Active Adult Center. [Read More]

Borough Council Approves Overnight Parking Permit Pilot Project for Highlands Neighborhood Borough Council Approves Overnight Parking Permit Pilot Project for Highlands Neighborhood
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
For decades, State College has waived enforcement of an overnight parking restriction on borough streets during Penn State home football weekends and other special events that bring an influx of visitors and vehicles to the area. In one borough neighborhood, that will soon be changing. [Read More]

Fraternity Fosters Lost Pig for a Night Fraternity Fosters Lost Pig for a Night
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
For one unsuspecting fraternity, this past weekend’s festivities included taking care of a small pig that wandered into its backyard. [Read More]

Lunch with Mimi: State College Mayor Don Hahn on Town-Gown Relations, Downtown Change, and Consolidation Lunch with Mimi: State College Mayor Don Hahn on Town-Gown Relations, Downtown Change, and Consolidation
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Town & Gown
Town&Gown founder Mimi Barash Coppersmith sat down with State College Mayor Don Hahn at The Deli restaurant to discuss what inspired him to serve in public office, and what he hopes to achieve as State College mayor. [Read More]

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