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The Corner Room Giving Free Groceries to Community Members in Need The Corner Room Giving Free Groceries to Community Members in Need
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Corner Room has been closed since the statewide shutdown on dine-in service to combat the spread of COVID-19. But the iconic downtown State College restaurant is still finding ways to help community members in need. [Read More]
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SpikesFest Postponed as Penn State Limits Campus Events SpikesFest Postponed as Penn State Limits Campus Events
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The State College Spikes announced on Wednesday that the annual SpikesFest family carnival has been postponed until further notice at the request of Penn State. [Read More]

Penn State Basketball: Why I’m Still on the Bandwagon with Pat Chambers Penn State Basketball: Why I’m Still on the Bandwagon with Pat Chambers
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
I understand if you’ve recently jumped off the Chambers bandwagon. The Nittany Lions have dropped five of their last six games and their two most recent defeats were nothing short of horrendous. But I’m giving Chambers the benefit of the doubt for three simple reasons [Read More]

20-Megawatt Solar Array Proposed in Potter Township 20-Megawatt Solar Array Proposed in Potter Township
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Project developer Cypress Creek Renewables submitted a conditional use application to the township on Jan. 29 to construct a 20-megawatt solar field on up to 230 acres of land at 541 Smith Lane. It would be the largest solar project to date in Centre County. [Read More]

The Avid Gardener: How Trees Benefit Communities The Avid Gardener: How Trees Benefit Communities
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Lora Gauss
There are practical benefits to having trees planted in yards or along community streets, including removing large quantities of pollution from the air, saving energy and reducing cooling costs, increasing home values of homes, improving state of mind, increasing pride in local communities, helping [Read More]

Amid 'Save Our Spikes' Effort, Team Set to Kick Off 15th Season with SpikesFest Amid 'Save Our Spikes' Effort, Team Set to Kick Off 15th Season with SpikesFest
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle
The State College Spikes kick off their 2020 season celebrating 15 years of bringing summertime family fun to Happy Valley. It all begins with SpikesFest 2020, taking place 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday at the Penn State Indoor Multi-Sport Facility. [Read More]

Still Rolling Strong: Entering 10th Year, State College Area Roller Derby a Source of Empowerment for Women of Varied Backgrounds Still Rolling Strong: Entering 10th Year, State College Area Roller Derby a Source of Empowerment for Women of Varied Backgrounds
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vincent Corso, Town&Gown
They come together on roller skates; professors and students, bartenders and businesswomen, moms and daughters. Some are taller, or faster, than others. Some have been doing this for years; others are just picking it up. But one thing is for sure: They all are strong, and they are even stronger when [Read More]

Changes Proposed for Highlands Parking Program Changes Proposed for Highlands Parking Program
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A year after the implementation of an overnight parking permit system pilot in State College's Highlands neighborhood, the borough is looking to make a change. [Read More]

Knauff Soars to Award for Establishing Glider School Knauff Soars to Award for Establishing Glider School
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
Tom Knauff began soaring in 1964. He owns Ridge Soaring Glider Port with his wife, Doris Grove, at 3523 South Eagle Valley Road, Julian. Many people have enjoyed seeing the graceful, motorless planes sailing soundlessly across the sky, even if they wouldn’t try the sport themselves. [Read More]

Whipple Dam Closed Until July Whipple Dam Closed Until July
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
One local spring and summer hot spot, Whipple Dam State Park, is currently closed as dredging is being completed. That work won’t be completed until mid-July. [Read More]

SNL ‘Weekend Update’ Features Penn State Students’ Taco Bell Vigil SNL ‘Weekend Update’ Features Penn State Students’ Taco Bell Vigil
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
As if trending nationally on Twitter and receiving free Grubhub delivery courtesy of Rece Davis wasn’t enough, Penn State students reached another height of pop culture this weekend when “Saturday Night Live” shouted out their Taco Bell vigil. [Read More]

Penn State Football is “Very Close” to Contending for a National Title, James Franklin Says Penn State Football is “Very Close” to Contending for a National Title, James Franklin Says
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“...it’s even more challenging getting into that Top 4,” James Franklin said, “because (after) the top four to five programs in the country, the drop-off to the Top 10 is significant — probably much more significant than anywhere else.” [Read More]

What’s New at the Home Expo? Everything What’s New at the Home Expo? Everything
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Some things never change, but almost everything is changing for the 2020 home show presented by the Builders Association of Central PA. With a new name, new location and new activities planned the Everything Home Expo is sure to deliver a new experience. [Read More]

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