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Q&A with Dave Saxe, director of Nittany Theatre at the Barn Q&A with Dave Saxe, director of Nittany Theatre at the Barn
3 weeks ago - Town and gown
The Boal Barn is once again home to local theater. Nittany Theatre at the Barn begins its first season May 7 at the Boal Barn in Boalsburg with Always, Patsy Cline. The new company has six productions scheduled from May until mid-September.Once home to State College Community Theatre, the Boal Barn [Read More]
Town&Gown's Home Town&Gown's Home
3 weeks ago - Town and gown
To read Town&Gown's Home 2015 issue, click on: http://issuu.com/robschmidt80/docs/2015_home_edition [Read More]
A Voice from Old State’s Past A Voice from Old State’s Past
3 weeks ago - Town and gown
The following passages, abridged and lightly edited, are taken from Reminiscences of Dr. F.J. Pond, a pamphlet-style book of Penn State memories from alum and Atherton-era professor Francis Pond recorded shortly before his death and published by The Nittany Valley Society. Dr. Pond tells us about [Read More]
Letter from the Editor Letter from the Editor
3 weeks ago - Town and gown
Frequently, I have used this space to write about the aspects of life here in Happy Valley that make it such a great place to live and why I’m proud to call it Home. This time of year offers some great examples. One simple reason is the fact that we’re in the middle of spring and can [Read More]
5 Questions with Centre Foundation executive director Molly Kunkel and development and events coordinator Irene Miller 5 Questions with Centre Foundation executive director Molly Kunkel and development and events coordinator Irene Miller
3 weeks ago - Town and gown
On May 5-6, Centre Foundation will hold its annual online giving event, Centre Gives. The event allows people to donate to more than 100 different local nonprofits. Town&Gown sat down with executive director Molly Kunkel and development and events coordinator Irene Miller to talk about the [Read More]
Land Protectors Land Protectors
4 weeks ago - Town and gown
New construction seems to be happening all around us. We can see new buildings and projects rising up with the anticipation of bringing new businesses, places to live, and more to the region. But along with those endeavors, there continues to be the effort and growth in keeping much of Centre [Read More]
Why My Mom Is Special Why My Mom Is Special
4 weeks ago - Town and gown
A little more than 100 years ago, President Woodrow Wilson signed the proclamation that made Mother’s Day a national holiday that we celebrate the second Sunday each May. In honor of this Mother’s Day, Town&Gown asked kids in Centre County in grades K-12 to write about why their moms [Read More]
Words of Wisdom Words of Wisdom
4 weeks ago - Town and gown
This month, thousands of Penn State students will graduate and begin their careers in various fields. While during their respective graduation ceremonies they will hear from invited commencement speakers who will pass along advice and encouragement, Town&Gown interviewed some local professionals [Read More]
50 Years of Town&Gown: Restaurants & Bars 50 Years of Town&Gown: Restaurants & Bars
4 weeks ago - Town and gown
In 1967, a waiter or waitress had to be 21 years old to serve alcohol in a Pennsylvania restaurant or bar. “I had a roommate who worked at The Tavern Restaurant, and he brought me down on my 21st birthday,” Pat Daugherty recalls of the day he signed on as a waiter. Approaching 20 years [Read More]
Health & Wellness: Screen Yourself from the Sun Health & Wellness: Screen Yourself from the Sun
4 weeks ago - Town and gown
Sandy (her real name has been changed for privacy reasons) enjoyed being in the sun. When she wasn’t playing competitive softball, she liked to hang out with her friends at the beach where she grew up, and because she has dark eyes and hair and rarely became sunburned, she never considered the [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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