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Staying strong during chemo: Keeping active, having a solid support system make a difference Staying strong during chemo: Keeping active, having a solid support system make a difference
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Sharon Herman remembers feeling scared in late June 2011 after having been diagnosed with breast cancer. Despite just starting chemotherapy treatments, she mustered enough courage and strength to join her longtime team of friends to take part in the Centre County Relay for Life, just like she had [Read More]
HiWay Pizza offer HiWay Pizza offer
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A Round for the ‘Skeller Rats’: From Case Studies to table carvings, the All-American Rathskeller holds special memories for Penn Staters and locals alike A Round for the ‘Skeller Rats’: From Case Studies to table carvings, the All-American Rathskeller holds special memories for Penn Staters and locals alike
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Maybe there’s a little stick to the floor. Those cobwebs could be from the Eisenhower presidency. The ceiling probably wasn’t originally that color. There are some anatomical anomalies drawn in black Sharpie on the Big 10 mural. Fans of the All-American Rathskeller wouldn’t have [Read More]
Going Toward the Fear: Happy Valley Improv finds success while bringing ‘yes, and…’ to the community Going Toward the Fear: Happy Valley Improv finds success while bringing ‘yes, and…’ to the community
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When Andrea McCloskey, an associate professor of education at Penn State, achieved tenure she wondered, “What’s next?” McCloskey thought, “I want to do something new, I want to be creative, I want to try something scary. I’m always telling my students to do scary [Read More]
Embracing Diversity: Global Connections helps build a community across cultures   Embracing Diversity: Global Connections helps build a community across cultures
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At the heart of intercultural connections in Centre County is Global Connections, a volunteer-driven nonprofit affiliated with Penn State University and the United Way of Centre County. Each year, thousands of international students, scholars, visitors, and their families benefit from Global [Read More]
Taste of the Month: HiWay Pizza Pub expands to the west end of town with its signature pies Taste of the Month: HiWay Pizza Pub expands to the west end of town with its signature pies
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The Zangrilli family made their mark in State College with the opening of HiWay Pizza Pub on Hiester Street in 1963, which later moved to its current location at 1688 North Atherton Street. In November 2017, Dante’s Restaurants Inc. expanded their business with the opening of a second Hi-Way [Read More]
Q&A with Lisa Ko,  author of National Book Award finalist The Leavers Q&A with Lisa Ko, author of National Book Award finalist The Leavers
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On January 29, Schlow Centre Region Library in State College will host an event with novelist Lisa Ko, author of The Leavers. Published in May 2017, Ko’s debut novel has won the PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction as well as being named a finalist for National Book Award for [Read More]
From the Vine: While experts debate the merits and methods, aerating is widely seen as beneficial for many wines From the Vine: While experts debate the merits and methods, aerating is widely seen as beneficial for many wines
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We all know the scene in the movies where the guy orders a bottle of wine at a restaurant and tells the server to open the bottle in order to “let it breathe” before it is served. I always snicker when I see a scene like that because the amount of “breathing” a wine can do [Read More]
On Center: Dorrance Dance uses stage as musical instrument in February 27 tap performance On Center: Dorrance Dance uses stage as musical instrument in February 27 tap performance
3 weeks ago - Town and gown
Michelle Dorrance, “one of the most imaginative tap choreographers working today” (The New Yorker), honors tap dance’s history while pushing its rhythmic, technical, and conceptual boundaries. By incorporating other forms that have shaped American culture — such as street, [Read More]

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May’s issue of Town&Gown looks at how refugees from war-torn countries are finding homes in Happy Valley, explores Antarctica with State College teacher Nell Herrmann, goes inside the Penn State All-Sports Museum as it celebrates its 10th anniversary, a

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