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Answering the SOS Call: With the State College Spikes facing extinction, the community rallied – and now the team says it’s ‘very confident’ professional baseball will continue here for years to come Answering the SOS Call: With the State College Spikes facing extinction, the community rallied – and now the team says it’s ‘very confident’ professional baseball will continue here for years to come
2 weeks ago - Town and gown
It’s one thing to accept what COVID-19 has done to the game of professional baseball, drastically shortening the major league season and bringing an end to schedules of 160 minor league teams – including the State College Spikes – before they started in 2020. But it would be [Read More]
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New State High about more than 21st-century technology New State High about more than 21st-century technology
159 weeks ago - Town and gown
When class bells ring in the 201718 school year for State College Area High School students, they’ll be standing on the edge of a new era years in the making. Come January, they’ll walk through the doors of a glistening new building on Westerly Parkway and turn the corner toward the [Read More]

Taproot Kitchen works toward catering business for people with intellectual disabilities Taproot Kitchen works toward catering business for people with intellectual disabilities
159 weeks ago - Town and gown
Tucked away off South Atherton Street in State College is a meticulously planted garden. Designed by a local permaculture expert — Jackie Bonomo — every plant has a purpose. Some ward off harmful insects; others attract the right ones for pollination. There’s a smaller [Read More]

Grange Fair: Organizing 'fair with all the tents' is massive endeavor Grange Fair: Organizing 'fair with all the tents' is massive endeavor
159 weeks ago - Town and gown
If you want to camp at the Grange Fair, you had better find the philosopher’s stone — the mystical substance from ancient legend that was supposed to make someone immortal — because the wait time for a tent was literally hundreds of years before staff stopped taking names. Out of [Read More]

Family Heirlooms: For Barrie Moser, prize produce is a labor of love Family Heirlooms: For Barrie Moser, prize produce is a labor of love
159 weeks ago - Town and gown
Better known to locals as the “Tomato Man” at the Downtown State College Farmers Market on Tuesdays and Fridays, it’s hard to miss Barrie Moser’s vegetable truck with the name Moser’s Garden Produce handpainted across the side. Moser’s motto is, “if we [Read More]

Back on Course: With boom times long over, Centre County golf pros cultivating new interest in the game Back on Course: With boom times long over, Centre County golf pros cultivating new interest in the game
163 weeks ago - Town and gown
While stats show participation in the game largely flat nationally over the past decade, there are growing signs of sunnier times ahead. The optimism is thanks largely to a greater focus on youth programs and efforts to attract new adult golfers by making the game more accessible — and more fun. [Read More]

Living with Lyme: Patients seek answers amid conflict in medical communtiy Living with Lyme: Patients seek answers amid conflict in medical communtiy
163 weeks ago - Town and gown
Jim Beauchamp’s struggle is reflected in many sufferers of Lyme. There are those who are bitten by a tick, see a bullseye rash, get a short-term round of antibiotics, and are mostly fine afterward. These are the lucky ones. [Read More]

Fresh Air Fund host families in Centre County help change children's lives Fresh Air Fund host families in Centre County help change children's lives
163 weeks ago - Town and gown
Mary Henry, fund representative for Centre, Mifflin, and Juniata counties, says about 15 “Fresh Air” children visit Centre County each year, usually in July and August. [Read More]

Celebrate Summer! Readers offer favorite cocktail recipes for a refreshing break on a hot day Celebrate Summer! Readers offer favorite cocktail recipes for a refreshing break on a hot day
163 weeks ago - Town and gown
It’s finally summer in Central Pennsylvania, the perfect season to enjoy some refreshing libations. While a classic cocktail such as an old fashioned or a mint julep will never lead you astray, it’s always fun to mix up a few new concoctions with friends using fresh herbs and fruits to give them [Read More]

Tussey Mountain, once a ski area only, evolves into year-round attraction Tussey Mountain, once a ski area only, evolves into year-round attraction
167 weeks ago - Town and gown
Originally opened in the 1960s as Skimont, Tussey Mountain in Boalsburg has grown from a small skiing mountain into a year-round outdoor family attraction. From the traditional skiing and snow tubing to summer activities and festivals to party and event rentals, Tussey Mountain has evolved into a [Read More]

Dads forge special bonds with their children in face of extraordinary challenges Dads forge special bonds with their children in face of extraordinary challenges
167 weeks ago - Town and gown
Steve Shedlock takes his role as a softball coach for the State College Area School District seriously, but he takes his role as a father even more seriously. That’s because he feels an added responsibility to teach his teenage daughters — 16-year-old Ainsley and 19-year-old Alissa [Read More]

All-Star Alums: Distinguished alumni from Centre County's 5 public school districts All-Star Alums: Distinguished alumni from Centre County's 5 public school districts
167 weeks ago - Town and gown
From traveling the world to making a difference close to home, alumni of Centre County’s high schools are using the foundation built in school to carve out successful paths for themselves and help others along the way.   This year’s group of All-Star Alumni includes two Penn [Read More]

Lunch with Mimi: State College Mayor Elizabeth Goreham discusses high-rises, immigration, and changes ahead Lunch with Mimi: State College Mayor Elizabeth Goreham discusses high-rises, immigration, and changes ahead
167 weeks ago - Town and gown
State College Mayor Elizabeth Goreham announced at the Borough Council meeting in February she will not run for re-election at the end of her term this year. Goreham took office as the first-ever elected female mayor of State College in 2010 and was re-elected to begin her second term in 2014. As [Read More]

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