Penn State Football Eve
Penn State will kick off the 2011 campaign with "Penn State Football Eve"
this Friday. The activities outside the stadium include festival food
and fun along Curtin Road, which will become a fan promenade at 6:00
p.m. Kids games, food and music will all be part of the promenade. The program inside the stadium starts at 7:45
p.m. featuring the Blue Band, cheerleaders, dance team and videos. The seniors will be introduced and after Coach Paterno's address to the crowd a new stadium video will be unveiled.
Admission and parking are free. The Nittany Lions' 125th season opener is against Indiana State Saturday at noon. (Penn State Football Page)
Nittany Antique Machinery Show
The 37th Annual Fall Show featuring John Deere Tractors and equipment will take place next weekend starting Thursday, Sept. 8 at Penn's Cave. With literally tons of
tractors on display and dozens of activities, there will be plenty to do
for all! Some activities include, Mobile Ag Education science lab, antique tractor pull, apple cider pressing, antique tractors in operation, food,
live entertainment and crafts! (more)
Doing the Laundry: A Penn State freshman will be charged with disorderly conduct after she
was identified having sex in a seventh-floor laundry room.
No Drilling Vote: State College voters will decide Nov. 8 on a proposed borough-charter
amendment that would ban commercial gas drilling and
establish environmental rights within borough limits. (read)
Sue Lauded: Sue Paterno has illustrated how to bring "the culture of God" into
modern culture, a retired bishop said at a cornerstone- and
steeple-blessing ceremony. (read)
DUI Checkpoint: Ten people were arrested for DUI in a
Driving-under-the-Influence Checkpoint on North Atherton Street. (read)
A fun and free festival for the whole family with all-new activities and old favorites at Crickfest this Sunday in Penns Valley! Enjoy live music, prepared local foods, and fun and educational
activities. All profits from Crickfest go to the
PVCA's environmental education program in the Penns Valley Area School
District. (more info)
The chance of being killed by a shark is one in 300 million. The chance of being killed by airplane parts falling from the sky is one in 10 million.