Newsletter for December 9th - December 16th
Festival of the Trees
This weekend is the 15th Annual Festival of Trees, featuring community-decorated trees, craft vendors and entertainment.Community organizations, businesses, clubs and civic groups will each
decorate their own individual trees – the creativity and beauty of the
displays is truly amazing! Presented by the State College Family YMCA in collaboration with the
Penn State Forestry Society, the Festival will be held at the Penn
State Ag Arena.
Spikes Winter Wonderland
The State College Spikes will be opening the gates at Medlar Field at
Lubrano Park at Noon on Saturday, Dec. 12 for the Winter
Wonderland Open House.
Admission is FREE, fans are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy or
non-perishable food item. Events include including behind-the-scenes
tours of the ballpark, activities in the
indoor batting cages, interactive kids games, arts and crafts and
visits from Ike the Spike, Nookie Monster, Bob the Baseball Dog and
special guest Santa Claus. Members of the Penn State Baseball team will
be on hand to meet and greet fans.
The Arrested Development Of Tiger Woods
After days of press scrutiny and denials, Tiger Woods fessed up last week to “transgressions” and apologized to his family. My first reaction: "Who cares?" He’s an entertainer – not a teacher, public policy-maker or religious figure.....Read more....
Nuisance Ordinance Decision Postponed
With the intent of better evaluating the proposed Nuisance Gathering
Ordinance, the State College Borough Council decided Monday night
during their bi-monthly meeting to wait until February 2010 to vote on
the ordinance...See it here...
VIctorian Christmas Bellefonte
Bellefonte Victorian Christmas, one of the most beautiful and popular
annual events in central Pennsylvania! Opening ceremony Friday evening.
Saturday and Sunday activities include a wonderful arts and crafts
show, concerts, historic homes tour (Sat. only), model railroad
exhibit, gingerbread house contest and display, horse-drawn buggy
rides, walking tours, Santa's house, breakfast with Santa, Victorian
tea party, museum exhibits, food vendors, and much more!
Which US President banned a live Christmas tree from the White House for environmental reasons?
1. Bill Clinton
2. George Bush
3. Theodore Roosevelt
4. Jimmy Carter
Last week's answer:
Gator- The first bowl Joe Paterno coached was what?
Mostly sunny and not as cold
Sun giving way to increasing clouds
A thick cloud cover
On-and-off snow and rain
A morning flurry; otherwise, cloudy
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