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Watch: State College Homecoming Parade Watch: State College Homecoming Parade
57 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The State High Homecoming Parade takes place Thursday, Sept. 20, starting at 6 p.m. at the high school and making its way to Memorial Field. [Read More]
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Nothing Like That New Baby Smell Nothing Like That New Baby Smell
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
Few people noticed when a new human arrived on planet Earth at 12:27 a.m. MDT on Aug. 23. Perhaps that is because she was one of 250 humans born during that minute, one of 15,000 born between midnight and 1 a.m., and one of 360,000 born on that date. [Read More]

Local Schools Take Measures to Deal with Extreme Heat Local Schools Take Measures to Deal with Extreme Heat
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
With temperatures expected to be near or above 90 degrees through Thursday, local school districts are taking steps for schools without building-wide air conditioning. [Read More]

State College Furniture Store to Close State College Furniture Store to Close
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
After nine years in business, Pete Hosler has decided to close his Westerly Parkway Plaza store, Pete’s Used Furniture. [Read More]

Commercial-Residential Building Planned Near South Atherton Street Commercial-Residential Building Planned Near South Atherton Street
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Preliminary plans submitted to State College Borough call for a new three-story commercial and residential building off of South Atherton Street on West Irvin Avenue. [Read More]

At Last At Last
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
After celebrating the completion of the book with a few family and friends, my attention quickly shifts to the next steps. Now the real work (and fun) begins. I am really looking forward to this part of the journey — to see how many lives might be positively impacted by the time, energy, research [Read More]

Harris Township Named Gold-Certified Sustainable Community Harris Township Named Gold-Certified Sustainable Community
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Harris Township has earned Sustainable Pennsylvania Community gold certification, recognizing the township among a select group of high-performing municipalities for sustainability practices in the commonwealth. [Read More]

Penns Valley Celebrates Renovated High School Penns Valley Celebrates Renovated High School
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
The ceremony was the culmination of a $15.5 million renovation project that began in June 2017 and includes an upgraded auditorium with a set construction area, a new band room, changing and storage rooms, new counseling, nurse and principal offices, a secure entryway, a renovated library with small [Read More]

Harris Township Plan Aims to Encourage Business Development on Boal Avenue Harris Township Plan Aims to Encourage Business Development on Boal Avenue
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Harris Township considers Boal Avenue to be the gateway to its community, and township leaders are hoping to make that gateway much more inviting to business development. [Read More]

New Digitization Opens Bellefonte Governors’ Papers to Public New Digitization Opens Bellefonte Governors’ Papers to Public
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Julie Valora, Special to the Gazette
In addition to the town’s important architectural history, Bellefonte is famous for being the home of governors — seven, in fact. Of those seven men, five served as governors of Pennsylvania, while two others governed the territories of California and Kansas. [Read More]

Is Someone Using Your Child’s Identity? Is Someone Using Your Child’s Identity?
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany N. Cox
The Social Security number of a minor child is highly sought after by identity thieves. Getting their hands on a Social Security number of a minor with no credit history allows them to apply for credit cards, rent homes, or even get government benefits. It could be years before a parent realizes tha [Read More]

The Runaround: Experiences from Hood to Coast The Runaround: Experiences from Hood to Coast
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Doug Schunk
Last weekend, I had the pleasure of being a part of the Hyland’s Hood to Coast relay team. Hood to Coast is considered to be the original relay race. Started in 1982, it is a 199-mile race in Oregon that starts at the base of Mount Hood and finishes at the beach in Seaside. Before my mother calls [Read More]

Bellefonte Art Museum to Feature ‘We Are: A View from the Field’ Bellefonte Art Museum to Feature ‘We Are: A View from the Field’
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
Coinciding with football season, the Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County is presenting a collection of photographs of fans attending Penn State games in Beaver Stadium during the late 1990s and early 2000s. “We Are: A View from the Field,” features photographs by Gerald Lang. [Read More]

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