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Newsletter for May 4th - May 11th
Volume 274
Entertainment Highlights

Opening this week:


Something Borrowed

Jumping the Broom

Visit's Movie Section!

Grab dinner and a movie. Visit's Dining Guide for dining suggestions, user ratings, menus and more!

10:00 pm

Denny Peters
8:00 pm

Genghis Gyekis
9:00 pm
Elk Creek Aleworks

Pacquio vs Margarito
9:00 pm

Barbershop Chorus
7:30 pm
SCAHS-North Building

Little Shop of Horrors
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Mother's Day Concert
3:00 pm
SCAHS South Auditorium


CRPR Pitch, Hit and Run
6:00 pm
Spring Creek Park Softball Field

Aquafina Pitch, Hit and Run
Medlar Field

PSU Baseball vs Niagra
Medlar Field

Apple Blossom Festival
10:00 am
Way Fruit Farm

Free Comic Book Day
10:00 am
Comic Swap

YMCA Kid Night Out
5/6 Bellefonte
5/7 State College


 AAUW Used Book Sale

The State College AAUW Used Book Sale will be held this Saturday through Tuesday at the Ag Arena. Books are sorted into more than 25 categories and are displayed on more than 250 tables with all titles available from the beginning of the sale. Monday, May 9th, is Half-Price Day and Tuesday, May 10th, is Bag Day. On Bag Day customers will be able to buy a bag of books for $5.00. (more info)

Other Interesting Events Community Calendar 

Volleyball Championships

Penn State University and Rec Hall are serving as the hosts for the NCAA Championship held on May 5 & 7. The Buckeyes and Nittany Lions will meet on Thursday, May 5 at 9 p.m. in the second semifinal match. Top-seeded USC takes on No. 4 seed UCSB in the earlier match at 7 p.m. The winners of each semifinal match will meet in the National Championship on Saturday, May 7 at 7 p.m. (more info)

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Local Headlines More News 

PSU Urban Legends: Dana Reeser investigates some of Penn State’s more enduring campus myths and legends. (read)

New Editor: Publisher Daniel Myers announced this week the appointment of veteran Pennsylvania journalist Rich Kerstetter as the website's new managing editor. (read)

Arabic Out - Latin In: State College Area High School would retain most Latin classes but lose its beginning-level Arabic class under a revised budget proposal introduced Monday. (read)

PSU Students CelebrateAs thousands of people - mostly Penn State students - filled "Beaver Canyon" late Sunday and early Monday, just about everyone seemed to have a camera. (see photos)

Royster Drafted: Evan Royster, the all-time leading rusher for Penn State football and No. 177 in the 2011 NFL Draft, appears bound for the Washington Redskins. (read)

Say Cheese: The number of borough-owned and -operated outdoor surveillance cameras in State College could grow from three -- the current total -- to 10 or 15 in the coming months. (read)

(all News)

This Week's COLUMNS:

The Veggie Lady - Michele Marchetti

Most Extreme Weather Events- Joe Bastardi

More to Do about Parking - Patty Kleban

Thin Skinned Woo People - Russell Frank

Pay Attention to the Rhyme - Judy Loy

An Editor Bids Farewell and ...Hello - Michele Marchetti

(Columnist Page)

Community Spotlight

Happy Mother's Day

This Sunday is Mother's Day and it's time to treat your mother, wife, grandmother or any mother to something special. It is a time of commemoration and celebration for Mom; a time of breakfast in bed, family gatherings, and crayon scribbled "I Love You's."  Visit our Mother's Day Guide to find events, projects, gift ideas, dining specials and enter to win a $50 gift certificate to Alto. (Mother's Day Guide)


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Fun Fact of the Week
When was the first Mother's Day observed?
A. 1908
B. 1918
C. 1928
D. 1938
Last week's answer:
Pittsburgh Steelers - Who did The Rock not play football for?
Upcoming Events

Just a few upcoming events.  Post and see other events on our Community Calendar.

Pools Open - 5/28

Trash to Treasure - 6/4

Touch a Truck Day - 6/25

Summer's Best Music Fest - 6/25

45th Annual Peanut Carnival - 7/28 More Weather 


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Low 36°F

Mostly sunny and chilly


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Low 31°F

A couple of afternoon showers


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Low 34°F

Be advised for strong winds; some sun


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Partly sunny


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Mostly sunny and milder

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