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FastTrack Accelerator Program Helps Community Members Build Businesses FastTrack Accelerator Program Helps Community Members Build Businesses
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Applications are open now through Oct. 26 for the next FastTrack Accelerator program for six to eight teams to go through a 15-week boot camp beginning Nov. 13. [Read More]
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Tavern Owner Pat Daugherty Honored with James Madison Award Tavern Owner Pat Daugherty Honored with James Madison Award
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Pat Daugherty, owner of The Tavern restaurant in State College, will receive the James Madison Award for civility in the community during the Constitution Day Centre Celebration on Sept. 15 at Tussey Mountain. [Read More]

In “Talking to Strangers,” Gladwell's Insights Hit Close to Home In “Talking to Strangers,” Gladwell's Insights Hit Close to Home
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
“With the benefit of hindsight, I wish I had done more.” With those 11 words, issued as part of a statement in the early days of the Sandusky scandal, Joe Paterno became a central yet misplaced focus of the story. How did that happen? This and much more becomes clear in Malcolm Gladwell’s new [Read More]

Rep. Conklin: Casino a No-Go in Centre County Rep. Conklin: Casino a No-Go in Centre County
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
The long-rumored casino at the Nittany Mall won’t be happening. [Read More]

Spikes’ Alum Tommy Edman Finds a Perch with the Cardinals Spikes’ Alum Tommy Edman Finds a Perch with the Cardinals
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
Tommy Edman, the most recent Spikes alum to reach the major leagues, is playing a key role with the resurgent St. Louis Cardinals. When he joined the team as a wide-eyed rookie on June 8, the Redbirds were 5.5 games behind the Cubs and the Brewers. Today, the Cards are leading the NL Central. [Read More]

A Season of Changes for State High Marching Band A Season of Changes for State High Marching Band
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
The State College Area High School marching band has been busy moving into its new quarters in the newly renovated high school, one of several changes for the band this year. [Read More]

TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Sept. 6-8 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Sept. 6-8
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It's another busy weekend around the area, starting off with music, art and plenty of fun at Downtown State College's First Friday. FUSE Productions and State College Community Theatre take to local stages; Centre Furnace Mansion hosts Music Under the Sycamore; pups are welcome at Park Forest pool [Read More]

Penn State Football: There’s No Buffaloing Franklin…Bison Alum Pry’s His Guy Penn State Football: There’s No Buffaloing Franklin…Bison Alum Pry’s His Guy
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
A prominent alum of Penn State’s opponent on Saturday is a big reason for James Franklin’s success, 70 victories into his ninth season a head coach.: That would Brent Pry, University of Buffalo, Class of 1993. [Read More]

Queenstown Restaurant Submits Plans for Former Spat's Site Queenstown Restaurant Submits Plans for Former Spat's Site
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
With a liquor license transfer approved in July, a new restaurant planned for the former Spat's Cafe location in State College is moving forward with plans for renovations and additions to the space. [Read More]

Centre Helps Offers Suicide Intervention Training Centre Helps Offers Suicide Intervention Training
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
In an effort to be at the forefront of battling suicide, Centre Helps is now offering the evidence-based Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) program, according to a press release. ASIST is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. [Read More]

Historically Speaking, the Transfer Portal Is a Cakewalk Historically Speaking, the Transfer Portal Is a Cakewalk
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
“The Transfer Portal.” The words alone evoke strong reactions from college football fans and coaches alike. Most of them are not positive. So as we hit the 150th anniversary of the first college football game, here is a history lesson from long ago days when players had far more freedom than the [Read More]

PEMA, Local Officials Tout Gov. Wolf's Restore PA Plans for Flood Prevention and Recovery PEMA, Local Officials Tout Gov. Wolf's Restore PA Plans for Flood Prevention and Recovery
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
When Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Director Randy Padfield is in Centre County, it's most often in the midst or aftermath of severe storm damage. But on Wednesday, under sunny skies in Bellefonte's Talleyrand Park, Padifeld was visiting to discuss what Pennsylvania can do to better miti [Read More]

State College Planning for Fairmount Redevelopment Area State College Planning for Fairmount Redevelopment Area
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
With State College Area School District's Fairmount Building to be potentially out of commission in the next year, State College Borough is discussing making the area around the building a new redevelopment district, with a goal of expanding this part of town as transition area that could be an art [Read More]

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