Newsletter for August 10th - August 17th
Ag Progress Days
Ag Progress Days, Pennsylvania's largest outdoor agricultural
exposition, will return for its annual three-day run, Aug. 16-18.
Sponsored by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, the event is
held at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock
Springs, nine miles southwest of State College on Pa. Route 45. Free admission and parking. (more info)
Reptile and Amphibian Day
Have fun this Saturday at Reptile and Amphibian Day at Black Moshannon Park. Join the guest speakers and Black
Moshannon State Park for a fun-filled day of nothing but reptiles and
amphibians. See some of Pennsylvania's snakes, try to catch frogs,
toads and salamanders in the lake and on land and make a craft to take
home with you. (more info)
Register now for Black Moshannon's Men in the Wilds program next Saturday (8/20). This event is open to men beginning at the age of 14. The classes available to choose from for this event include fly fishing,
fly tying, kayaking, canoeing, animal calling, terrain navigation,
edible plants, archery, tanning hides, trapping, bluebird habitat, ax
throwing, snake id and hang gliding. (more info)
On Strike: About 40 workers in the State College area are among the 45,000 Verizon
Communications employees on strike across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic
states this week. (read)
Back to School: The Mount Nittany and Ferguson Township elementary schools are set for
completion before Aug. 30. Meanwhile, new State College Superintendent
Robert O'Donnell has begun work. (read)
Found Cash: An envelope containing cash was found in the Park Forest area and turned over to the Patton Township Police Department. (read)
Bath-Salt Grabbing: A man suspected of using "bath salts" tried to grab a woman's arm Sunday morning near North Atherton Street.
Tussey Mountain Wingfest
Summer is winding down but the Tussey Mountain WIngfests are still going on each Thursday. This Thursday (Aug. 11) is Country Nite, featuring "Chris Ruble & Friends". Catch The Earthtones next Thursday. With Go-Karts, Batting Cages, Skate Park, Golf, and more, plus beautiful
Happy Valley views, this is truly a great event for all ages!
Friday Night - Watch "Toy Story 3" outside at the Tussey Mt. amphitheater. Only $1. (more info)
The longest one syllable word is “screeched.”
Mostly cloudy, a shower; windy, cooler
Partly to mostly sunny and breezy
Pleasant with periods of clouds and sun
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