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Centre County School Districts Awarded Safety Grants Centre County School Districts Awarded Safety Grants
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County's five school districts have received a combined $229,787 in school safety grants for 2020. [Read More]
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Plumb’s Drug Store, Famed for Its Old-Fashioned Soda Fountain, Lives on as Independent Pharmacy with Focus on Treating Customers Like Family Plumb’s Drug Store, Famed for Its Old-Fashioned Soda Fountain, Lives on as Independent Pharmacy with Focus on Treating Customers Like Family
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle, Town&Gown
Plumb’s Drug Store first opened its doors in 1951, with Edward L. Plumb Jr. at the helm. Not a lot has changed since. Walk inside and you’ll see much of the same decor and fixtures that have been there since the 1950s. [Read More]

Road and Bridge Projects on Deck for Centre County in 2020 Road and Bridge Projects on Deck for Centre County in 2020
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It's almost spring, and that also means it's almost road work season in Centre County. [Read More]

Nature's Ways: The Blue Jay — Our Largest, Regular Bird Feeder Guest Nature's Ways: The Blue Jay — Our Largest, Regular Bird Feeder Guest
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Mark Nale
Each fall when the acorns matured, one bird species would flock to the row of pin oaks in front of the high school where I taught. Their noisy calls, large size and bold colors made them easy to identify. Blue jays - sometimes a dozen or more — would come in at one time to feast on the tiny acorns [Read More]

Apollo’s Fire Will Animate Vivaldi’s Popular Seasonal Concertos in Performance at Schwab Apollo’s Fire Will Animate Vivaldi’s Popular Seasonal Concertos in Performance at Schwab
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Mark Rafacz, Town&Gown
In its sixth appearance at Penn State, Apollo’s Fire, The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, will perform Antonio Vivaldi’s beloved concertos as the revolutionary acts of musical storytelling the composer intended them to be. Four Seasons Rediscovered will bring Vivaldi’s pictorial descriptions to l [Read More]

Hong Kong Ballet Cancels Eisenhower Auditorium Show, Other U.S. Dates Amid Coronavirus Outbreak Hong Kong Ballet Cancels Eisenhower Auditorium Show, Other U.S. Dates Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Hong Kong Ballet has canceled its upcoming United States tour, including a performance at Penn State's Eisenhower Auditorium, because of the growing novel coronavirus outbreak that originated in mainland China. [Read More]

Penn State Football: Dotson Ready for Louder and Larger Role Penn State Football: Dotson Ready for Louder and Larger Role
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Taking the field prior to Penn State's Cotton Bowl appearance receiver Jahan Dotson knew that this was the last time he was going to play alongside teammate KJ Hamler, who had told Dotson of his plans to declare for the NFL Draft. [Read More]

Centre County United Way Campaign Raises More Than $1.7 Million Centre County United Way Campaign Raises More Than $1.7 Million
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County United Way's 2019 campaign raised $1,747,158, the organization announced at its annual celebration on Tuesday night. [Read More]

Longtime Penn State Track & Field, Cross Country Coach Harry Groves Dies Longtime Penn State Track & Field, Cross Country Coach Harry Groves Dies
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Harry Groves, the legendary track and field and cross country coach who led Penn State's programs for 38 years, died on Sunday at the age of 89. [Read More]

Alex Ramos Focuses on Details in His Realistic Still-Life Paintings Alex Ramos Focuses on Details in His Realistic Still-Life Paintings
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Karen Walker, Town&Gown
Alex Ramos has always had an eye for detail. As a child, he created meticulously detailed pencil drawings. As a production editor, he focuses on the fine details of text. And as an artist, his attention to detail allows him to create intricately realistic still-life paintings. [Read More]

Jazz Band's Leap Year Dance to Benefit IHS Jazz Band's Leap Year Dance to Benefit IHS
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle
The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Centre County Jazz Band is hosting a Leap Year Dance, 7–9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29, to benefit Interfaith Human Services. The 16-piece band will be playing dance favorites across a range of genres, including swing, rock and big band music. [Read More]

Some Lessons for Happy Valley from Orlando Some Lessons for Happy Valley from Orlando
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
I find myself in late February visiting Lake Buena Vista, Florida – better known as the home of Disney World – pondering if there are any tidbits of information our newly-minted Adventure Bureau can glean from what has to be the most successful transformation of an American city that doesn’t i [Read More]

New Stadium Planned for Penn State Field Hockey New Stadium Planned for Penn State Field Hockey
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State is planning to new field hockey seating and stadium facilities on the site of the current field near Curtin Road and University Drive southeast of Wagner Building. [Read More]

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