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Celebrating, Independently: 4th Fest’s neighborhood fireworks shows will allow the community to enjoy the holiday without the big crowds   Celebrating, Independently: 4th Fest’s neighborhood fireworks shows will allow the community to enjoy the holiday without the big crowds
2 days ago - Town and gown
Organizers of the Central PA 4th Fest are bringing community members together in celebration of Independence Day this year – while keeping them apart. The 4th Fest had planned to take its celebration to a “whole new level,” with even more impressive entertainment and grander [Read More]
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Cavers find adventure, spectacular scenery – and some interesting creatures – in central PA's natural cavities   Cavers find adventure, spectacular scenery – and some interesting creatures – in central PA's natural cavities
44 weeks ago - Town and gown
Often ranked high on “best of” lists about great places to live in the United States, Centre County boasts some of the best fishing, hiking, kayaking, and more when it comes to outdoor adventures. However, the county and nearby counties are also home to some wonderful natural wonders [Read More]

Businesses, motorists trying to persevere as North Atherton Street undergoes needed improvements Businesses, motorists trying to persevere as North Atherton Street undergoes needed improvements
44 weeks ago - Town and gown
It’s the noon hour on a typical, sweltering, State College summer Thursday, a time when restaurants serve a lunchtime crowd, dollar amounts on convenience stores' gas pumps swell, and the doors of a variety of businesses are pushed open and closed, powered by patrons. Except on North Atherton [Read More]

A Gentle Approach: Trainer Suzanne Myers helps mustangs go from 'wild to wow' at her Port Matilda stables A Gentle Approach: Trainer Suzanne Myers helps mustangs go from 'wild to wow' at her Port Matilda stables
49 weeks ago - Town and gown
Suzanne Myers operates Next Level Horsemanship in Port Matilda,where she and her staff board and train horses, and teach people to become better handlers and riders. Once a year, she participates in the Bureau of Land Management’s Wild Horse and Burro adoption program. Wild horses are brought [Read More]

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49 weeks ago - Town and gown
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After years of hardship, the allure of downtown Philipsburg is bringing businesses back After years of hardship, the allure of downtown Philipsburg is bringing businesses back
49 weeks ago - Town and gown
When Bill and Kristin DeBoer’s business, Brown Dog Catering, outgrew its old kitchen space, the couple decided to move their headquarters from State College to Philipsburg. “We moved here because it was affordable. There’s no way we could have bought a kitchen in State College. I [Read More]

‘Five-Star Rustic’: Godspeed Events and Lodging brings hostel hospitality to central PA ‘Five-Star Rustic’: Godspeed Events and Lodging brings hostel hospitality to central PA
49 weeks ago - Town and gown
Six years ago, the site of the former Jarcy’s Motel in Port Matilda was overgrown, littered with abandoned RVs, and covered in piles of trash that had accumulated over a 25-year period – in short, it was an eyesore. But when Bart Grande looked at the 20 acres of land spanning two sides [Read More]

Taste of the Month: Sammi’s sandwiches and salads in Bellefonte offers hand-crafted dining for those on the go Taste of the Month: Sammi’s sandwiches and salads in Bellefonte offers hand-crafted dining for those on the go
49 weeks ago - Town and gown
Whether it’s picking up dinner after a long day at work, grabbing a quick lunch, or swinging over to the drive-through window while running the kids to a sports practice, people are in more of a hurry than ever before. Sammi’s sandwiches and salads in Bellefonte is hand-crafting [Read More]

A Trip Back in Time: The Fence Drive-In features old-fashioned carhop service A Trip Back in Time: The Fence Drive-In features old-fashioned carhop service
52 weeks ago - Town and gown
Take a trip down memory lane to experience dining at a classic 1950s-style drive-in, where generations of locals and visitors alike have enjoyed a day or an evening along the Susquehanna River. The Fence Drive-In in Milton is an area institution famous for its haddock fish sandwich. The restaurant [Read More]

No Ordinary Map: With their boots-on-the-ground detail, Purple Lizard Maps have become a staple for outdoors enthusiasts No Ordinary Map: With their boots-on-the-ground detail, Purple Lizard Maps have become a staple for outdoors enthusiasts
52 weeks ago - Town and gown
Michael Hermann, founder of Purple Lizard Maps, is an old school mapmaker in a GPS world. While many map companies rely on satellite technology to develop their maps, Purple Lizard takes a boots-on-the-ground approach. Hermann and his colleagues spend several months immersing themselves in an area [Read More]

Beyond the Moon: 50 years ago, a State College company played a key role in the Apollo 11 lunar mission – and what we learned from it Beyond the Moon: 50 years ago, a State College company played a key role in the Apollo 11 lunar mission – and what we learned from it
52 weeks ago - Town and gown
On July 20, 1969, NASA’s Apollo 11 lunar mission put humans on the moon. As the world watched, little did most know the fascinating connection between one of the most important moments in human history and State College, Pennsylvania.   Pioneers of science The connection can be traced [Read More]

Let's Talk: Conversations on race and ethnic diversity in Centre County Let's Talk: Conversations on race and ethnic diversity in Centre County
52 weeks ago - Town and gown
Penn State brings a much more diverse community to State College than you might otherwise expect to see in the mountains of central Pennsylvania. You can see it downtown, as people of many different nationalities walk the streets, speaking different languages. You can see it in the many [Read More]

Commemorating the Beginning of the End: On the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, 2 Centre County vets reflect Commemorating the Beginning of the End: On the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, 2 Centre County vets reflect
57 weeks ago - Town and gown
June marks the 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, better known as D-Day – the day 156,000 American, British, and Canadian troops stormed the beaches of Normandy to kick off a bloody battle that eventually led to the Allied liberation of France from Nazi Germany’s control. For many [Read More]

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