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Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whatever emotions are attached to getting this far for Newbill, after months of extra practices and working out with 14 NBA teams he finally gets a chance to play again. This time in a different jersey, that of the Los Angeles Clippers during Summer League play in Orlando. [Read More]
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Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins Penn State Basketball: Newbill Kicks Off NBA Journey As Summer League Begins
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Whatever emotions are attached to getting this far for Newbill, after months of extra practices and working out with 14 NBA teams he finally gets a chance to play again. This time in a different jersey, that of the Los Angeles Clippers during Summer League play in Orlando. [Read More]

Arts Fest to Transform State College into a Living Museum Arts Fest to Transform State College into a Living Museum
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“We’re going to have 300 artists here who all make and sell their own work,” says Arts Fest executive director Rick Bryant. “Call me old fashioned, but I’d rather drink out of a mug made with care with a story behind it instead of something that came from a factory somewhere.” [Read More]

Hate the Fire, Love the Fighting: Reflections of a 50 Year Alpha Fire Veteran Hate the Fire, Love the Fighting: Reflections of a 50 Year Alpha Fire Veteran
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I knew there was nothing I could have done,” Markle says, his shoulders stopped and his voice heavy. “The Thursday before the fire, my wife and I went to church and we sat two rows behind them at the service.” [Read More]

To Your Health: Decision to Donate Cord Blood Can Help Save Lives To Your Health: Decision to Donate Cord Blood Can Help Save Lives
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Theodore Hovick
July is recognized as Cord Blood Awareness Month. Cord blood is the blood that is left over from the umbilical cord and the placenta after giving birth. This blood is rich in stem cells and has been proven to aid in treating cancers such as leukemia or lymphoma. [Read More]

4thFest Excites & Delights With Fireworks, Music & Fun 4thFest Excites & Delights With Fireworks, Music & Fun
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I’ve watched it from afar, but I’ve never been this close before,” says State College resident James Brennan, who looked on from the VIP section where you could see the rockets lighting in the field. “It was amazing. You really feel like you’re in the fireworks.” [Read More]

Independence Day Parades Light Up Downtown Independence Day Parades Light Up Downtown
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I think it’s really nice they recognize ordinary people who are heroes,” Marian Ruck says. “It’s that sort of thing that keeps us coming back here. State College has everything you need, and it still has that friendly, small-town feel.” [Read More]

Penn State Football: Shoop Tries Hand In Spikes Broadcast Booth Penn State Football: Shoop Tries Hand In Spikes Broadcast Booth
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Normally Shoop enjoys watching the games he coaches from the press box. He likes the view it give him of the game as it unfolds, seeing it play out like the film he watches every week. [Read More]

Song and Dance: Planning 4thFest Fireworks Choreography is Year-Round Affair Song and Dance: Planning 4thFest Fireworks Choreography is Year-Round Affair
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I don’t think anyone really has a good idea how much work does go into this, and what it takes to do a show like this,” says pyrotechnics committee co-chair Matthew Lindenberg. “But to see it in real life is something else. It’s very humbling to see it come to fruition." [Read More]

Central PA 4th Fest: A Tradition Central PA 4th Fest: A Tradition
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
Since 1927, there has been a Fourth of July celebration in Centre County, according to the 4thFest website. At that time the Alpha Fire Company put on a carnival that continued, along with a parade, for the next 50 years. The State College Sunrise Kiwanis Club kept it going through the 1990s. [Read More]

Fireworks Safety Concerns Erupt Ahead of Independence Day Fireworks Safety Concerns Erupt Ahead of Independence Day
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
As is the case with many of exciting activities, fireworks come with a level of danger. "Obviously the whole reason they’re illegal is because of injuries they cause," says lieutenant Keith Robb. "I think the rule of thumb is if there’s an explosion like a loud bang, it’s illegal." [Read More]

Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Aster is a friendly and playful cat with a distinctive coat. She's a domestic shorthair who was rescued by a good Samaritan who saw her being attacked by dogs. Despite that, Aster still gets along with dogs and should do fine in a home with children and other cats. [Read More]

Off and On Showers Possible on Fourth of July Off and On Showers Possible on Fourth of July
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
However, that steady rain should calm down by early afternoon, with only the chance for scattered showers through the evening. Walker is hopeful that all the rain will have stopped by 9:15 p.m., when the famous 4th Fest fireworks show will begin. [Read More]

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