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Special counsel hired in probe of Parks Miller - Brittany Svoboda

BELLEFONTE — Abom and Kutulakos Attorneys At Law have been appointed to act as special counsel in the investigation of Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller, who is facing allegations of forgery and filing a false document. The contract was passed by the Centre County board of



Centre County Gazette

Why the Patriots will win Why the Patriots will win
Centre County Gazette
In this forum last season, I picked the Seattle Seahawks to beat the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl. It was a good choice. Seattle played exceptionally well and pretty much dominated the Broncos from the opening kickoff and won the game going away, 43-8. This year, however, I am abandoning the [Read More]
Why the Seahawks will win Why the Seahawks will win
Centre County Gazette
In a perfect world, the New England Patriots wouldn't even be playing in Super Bowl XLIX. By now, everyone knows the story of “Deflate-gate.” Following a 45-7 drubbing of the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship Game, it was found that 11 of the 12 footballs that the Patriots used [Read More]
The Blonde Cucina: Make your Super Bowl party a success The Blonde Cucina: Make your Super Bowl party a success
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Super Bowl XLIX is set — it will be the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots. Now, I know everyone is still bitter about the six-time Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers not making it in the big game this year, but you just have to come to terms with that. You have two things you [Read More]

Business

Eco-friendly restaurant in the works Eco-friendly restaurant in the works
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STATE COLLEGE — Have you ever been out to eat and had an amazing dish, but didn’t know where to get a recipe or the ingredients? Have you wondered if what you were eating used local products? RE Farm Café, a new restaurant in the works, will address those issues and more while [Read More]
TEDxPSU celebrates five years of delivering ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’ TEDxPSU celebrates five years of delivering ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’
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UNIVERSITY PARK — Last year, TEDxPSU speakers told attendees to “Go Further.” Now in its fifth year, TEDxPSU is doing just that — progressing with the most high-profile speaker lineup yet, a revamped format and a new stage setup. The theme of the Sunday, March 1, event is [Read More]
Five ways to make your messaging last Five ways to make your messaging last
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When a client said a co-worker "drank the Kool-Aid" to describe his overzealous company loyalty, I said it's a shame Jim Jones is remembered at all. My client replied, "Who's Jim Jones?" Jim Jones, the founder and leader of the Peoples Temple, is best known for the mass murder-suicide of  his [Read More]

Sports

Signing day should be an impressive for Nittany Lions football Signing day should be an impressive for Nittany Lions football
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UNIVERSITY PARK — National signing day for college football is Wednesday, Feb. 4. That's the day when colleges get written commitments from their next batch of players, 17- or 18-year-old kids who have dreams of stardom in college and then the NFL. It's difficult not to get caught up in it [Read More]
Penn State fights back for split with Northern Michigan Penn State fights back for split with Northern Michigan
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UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State Nittany Lions fought back from two three-goal deficits in their series against the Northern Michigan Wildcats. The second line for Penn State was running on all cylinders as Eric Scheid and Dylan Richard had five points a piece, while center Scott Conway had a [Read More]
Radio show connecting fans to Gadowsky, team Radio show connecting fans to Gadowsky, team
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STATE COLLEGE — Guy Gadowsky feels right at home in his new digs. We’re not talking about Pegula Ice Arena, the on-campus jewel where the Penn State men’s and women’s ice hockey teams play. We’re talking about Rotelli, the hip downtown Italian restaurant and bar [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

PSU alum builds career in entertainment industry PSU alum builds career in entertainment industry
Centre County Gazette
LOS ANGELES —  It was August 2013 when Mike Wallace and his best friend, Aidan Graven, loaded up a Toyota Corolla and made the cross-country trek from Silver Spring, Md., to Los Angeles. Wallace had no job and just a possibility of a place to stay. But, in a leap of faith, he went [Read More]
‘Annie Get Your Gun' coming to State Theatre ‘Annie Get Your Gun' coming to State Theatre
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Nearly 70 years have passed since Ethel Merman belted out the timeless words, “There's no business like show business!” The State College Community Theatre agrees that there's no other business like the theater. And, on Thursday, Feb. 12, its producation of [Read More]
Imago Theatre’s ‘Frogz’ brings fanciful creatures to Eisenhower Imago Theatre’s ‘Frogz’ brings fanciful creatures to Eisenhower
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UNIVERSITY PARK — Imago Theatre’s “Frogz” treats family audiences to human-sized sloths, escaped penguins, finicky frogs, red-eyed reptiles and other fanciful things. Five agile performers —aided by a menagerie of ingenious masks, outrageous costumes and original music [Read More]

Education

Schreyer Honors College wins website award Schreyer Honors College wins website award
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State's Schreyer Honors College was recently awarded gold in the microsite category in the second annual Education Digital Marketing Awards. Other winners included microsites from New York University and Texas Tech. Microsites are typically used in Web [Read More]
CPI adult HVAC/R students receive universal refrigeration certification CPI adult HVAC/R students receive universal refrigeration certification
Centre County Gazette
PLEASANT GAP — Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology recently announced that all of the 2014-2015 adult HVAC/R students have passed their EPA 608 Refrigeration Certification. The certification test is comprised of four parts. The first part, Core, must be passed in order to [Read More]
House scholarship applications now available House scholarship applications now available
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BELLEFONTE – State Rep. Kerry Benninghoff, R-Bellefonte, has announced applications for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship Program are now available. “This program could help local students achieve their dream of a higher education,” said Benninghoff. The [Read More]

Community

Retired Penns Valley teacher writes football rivalry book Retired Penns Valley teacher writes football rivalry book
Centre County Gazette
SPRING MILLS — Ralph Gray, a retired Penns Valley High School mathematics teacher, is writing a book recounting the history of football rivalry between State College and Bellefonte. Gray has also written books about a similar rivalry between Barnesboro and Spangler high schools in Cambria [Read More]
Community profile: Aaronsburg's founder hoped it would become state's capital Community profile: Aaronsburg's founder hoped it would become state's capital
Centre County Gazette
AARONSBURG — The quaint, charming village of Aaronsburg lies in Haines Township, just east of Millheim on the edge of Penns Valley along Route 45. The town was founded by Aaron Levy, a Jewish-Dutch immigrant born in Amsterdam in 1742, who came to America in 1760. He was a Revolutionary War [Read More]
Save Colyer Lake restoration project underway Save Colyer Lake restoration project underway
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BOALSBURG — Despite a winter chill throughout central Pennsylvania, work to restore Colyer Lake continues in Centre County through Save Colyer Lake Inc. Currently, contractors are collecting materials and readying the site for repair work, while outlining projects to refurbish the lake [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Seeing is not remembering: Researchers find that memory isn't always 'on' Seeing is not remembering: Researchers find that memory isn't always 'on'
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UNIVERSITY PARK — People may have to "turn on" their memories in order to remember even the simplest details of an experience, according to Penn State psychologists. This finding, which has been named "attribute amnesia," indicates that memory is far more selective than previously [Read More]
To beet or not to beet? Researchers test theories of beet juice benefits To beet or not to beet? Researchers test theories of beet juice benefits
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UNIVERSITY PARK — Athletes who down beet juice before exercising to increase blood flow and improve performance may be surprised at the results of a recent study conducted at Penn State's Noll Laboratory. While beetroot juice rich in nitrates did not enhance muscle blood flow or vascular [Read More]
An avocado a day keeps the cardiologist away An avocado a day keeps the cardiologist away
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UNIVERSITY PARK — Adding an avocado to your daily diet may help lower bad cholesterol, in turn reducing risk for heart disease, according to health researchers. Avocados are known to be a nutrient-dense food, high in monounsaturated fatty acids. Previous studies have suggested that avocados [Read More]
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