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United Way holds kickoff event - G. Kerry Webster

The message wasn't about opening wallets and donating cash during the 2016 United Way Campaign Kick Off event, held Sept. 20 at Housing Transitions in State College.



Centre County Gazette

Job training offered to military personnel Job training offered to military personnel
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With the qualities of leadership, risk taking, discipline and teamwork, it's no wonder 10 percent of all small business owners in America are veterans. Realizing that just 1 percent of the U.S. population is veterans proves how important the country's servicemen and servicewomen to the economy. [Read More]
Rivalry renewed: What a game it was Rivalry renewed: What a game it was
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In the bowels of Heinz Field, it was a tale of two locker rooms. [Read More]
Patton Township Children's Fair draws best-ever crowd Patton Township Children's Fair draws best-ever crowd
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More than 3,000 people descended on the parking lot at Target on Sept. 10 for the 15th annual Patton Township Children's Fair, a joint effort between the Patton Township Police Department and the Patton Township Business Association. [Read More]

Business

IST student attends career fair using virtual self IST student attends career fair using virtual self
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UNIVERSITY PARK — Stephanie Warnock takes a deep breath and approaches the recruiter’s table. Dressed professionally, she introduces herself, speaking clearly as she begins her elevator speech. Like the 500 other students attending the Penn State College of Information Sciences and [Read More]
PSU food scientist named president of institute PSU food scientist named president of institute
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John Coupland, professor of food science in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, recently began a one-year term as president of the Institute of Food Technologists, a nonprofit scientific society committed to advancing the science of food and its application across the global food system. [Read More]
Setting up a decoy network may help deflect hacker's hits Setting up a decoy network may help deflect hacker's hits
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Computer networks may never float like a butterfly, but Penn State information scientists suggest that creating nimble networks that can sense jabs from hackers could help deflect the stinging blows of those attacks. [Read More]

Sports

Making a Statement: State College rips Mifflin County Making a Statement: State College rips Mifflin County
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The State College football team made it look easy the first two times it had the football against Mifflin County on Sept. 16 at Memorial Field. [Read More]
Suhey honored prior to State High game Suhey honored prior to State High game
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State College High School graduate Matt Suhey advanced into some extremely select company in his career on a football field. [Read More]
Roberts carries Eagles past Lions Roberts carries Eagles past Lions
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Bald Eagle Area came into the season wanting to “stuff the stat sheets” on the offensive side of the ball. [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

Sondheim musical 'Assassins' offers glimpse into dark world Sondheim musical 'Assassins' offers glimpse into dark world
Centre County Gazette
FUSE Productions director Richard Biever refers to the upcoming production of Assassins as "a tough show, very in-your-face." [Read More]
'Straighten Up and Fly Right' set for Oct. 13 'Straighten Up and Fly Right' set for Oct. 13
Centre County Gazette
Prolific powerhouse jazz artists Ramsey Lewis and John Pizzarelli will celebrate the music of Nat King Cole — “the best friend a song ever had” — with their tribute concert “Straighten Up and Fly Right” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, in Eisenhower Auditorium. [Read More]
Student-produced films secure creative works awards Student-produced films secure creative works awards
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The work of Penn State College of Communications students was recognized with seven awards, including two first-place honors and a top-three sweep in one division, during the Broadcast Education Association Super-Regional Creative Works Competition. [Read More]

Education

Preschool and kindergarten celebrates 50 years Preschool and kindergarten celebrates 50 years
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The recent 50th anniversary celebration of Grace Lutheran Preschool and Kindergarten was marked by a ceremony attended by nearly 200 current and former staff and alumni, enrolled families and local dignitaries. [Read More]
Students find meaningful work through internships Students find meaningful work through internships
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UNIVERSITY PARK — The vast majority of Penn State law students spend their summer away from Happy Valley, completing internships and gaining valuable experience in law firms, nonprofits and businesses around the state and the nation. Here's a look at a few students at various levels of their [Read More]
Navigating the college admissions process Navigating the college admissions process
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Navigation is the best word I can think of to describe the role of parents in helping their children through the sea of information surrounding the college admissions process. [Read More]

Community

Snow Shoe's fall festival features vintage cars Snow Shoe's fall festival features vintage cars
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The annual Snow Shoe Fall Festival and Car Show was held Sept. 17 at Snow Shoe Park, with proceeds going toward the town's veterans memorial. [Read More]
The Avid Gardener: In praise of trees The Avid Gardener: In praise of trees
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John Muir is a common name in my mother’s family. My grandfather, uncle and cousin all lay claim to that name, as well as our distant ancestry in Scotland. It’s easy to imagine, then, why I felt a connection to the famous John Muir while growing up. [Read More]
The Blonde Cucina: Butter lover creates vegan recipe The Blonde Cucina: Butter lover creates vegan recipe
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The is a very definitive line between vegans and vegetarians. I was working at my restaurant when the phone rang. There was this sweet older lady on the other line staying at one of Bellefonte’s bed-and-breakfasts and wanted to know what sort of vegetarian options we had to offer. [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Keeping medical imaging safe for children Keeping medical imaging safe for children
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When a doctor recommends medical imaging for a child, parents may find themselves confused and concerned. What’s the difference between an MRI and a CT scan? An X-ray and an ultrasound? Will it involve radiation that could harm the child in the long term? [Read More]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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How does having a specific month labeled “Breast Cancer Awareness” help in the fight against breast cancer? For one thing, it simply points a highlighting finger at it. [Read More]
How diet may influence breast health How diet may influence breast health
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Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women in the United States. We’ve all heard that a healthy diet reduces the risk for breast cancer; but what does a “healthy diet” mean and why is it important? [Read More]
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