Newsletter for September 28th - October 5th
12th Annual Fall Festival
The Fall Festival this Saturday (10am-3pm) is filled with fun for the whole family, from alpacas to
pumpkins, carousels to pony rides - there's so much to do! Kids will
love to decorate pumpkins and visit a variety of activity booths
sponsored by various community organizations. And hay rides are fun for
the whole family! Don't forget to stop in at the Community Resources
Fair in the Municipal Building to see some of the amazing things we have
available in the Centre Region. And finish the day out by tasting some
of the best desserts in Happy Valley. Come down to
Allen Street and join in the fun! (more)
Centre Region Punt, Pass & Kick
CRPR along with the NFL and Pepsi invite youth age 6-15 to participate in Punt, Pass and Kick, the most well-known youth sports competition in the world. Hosted by Centre Region Parks & Recreation and the State College Jaycees. This Sunday, October 2 (rain or shine) at Holuba Hall on the Penn State Campus. FREE!
Registration opens at 11:30 AM; competition starts at 12 noon. Competition is open to Centre Region boys and girls ages 6-15.(more info)
Kickoff Set: The Penn State football team's 2011 Big Ten home opener will kick off at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 8.
Paterno Presser: Penn State football cornerback D'Anton Lynn, hurt during the Eastern
Michigan game on Saturday, may begin working out again as soon as
Booze-Detecting Flashlight: High-tech flashlights that can help police identify drunk drivers have arrived in State College. (read)
SCASD Budget: Another tight budget year may await the State College-area public schools in 2012-13. (read)
Child Endangerment: The driver involved in a dramatic College Township crash has been
charged with multiple criminal offenses, including aggravated assault by
vehicle, DUI and endangering the welfare of a child. (read)
McGloin Honored:r Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin soared against the Eagles of Eastern Michigan on Saturday. As a result, he got big love on Monday. (read)
Halloween is just around the corner...Stay up to date with what is happening around
town on our Halloween page. You will find info on Pumpkin' Chunkin', Halloween trails, Trick or Treat times and more. We will be updating continually through October. If you have any additions or updates, be
sure to let us know. (Halloween page)
Penn State (3-1) at Indiana (1-3)
When: Saturday, Oct. 1
Where: Memorial Stadium
The Nittany Lions won, 41-24, on Nov. 20, 2010 at FedEx Field to take a
14-0 series advantage. Penn State is playing in Bloomington for the
first time since posting a 36-31
win on Oct. 20, 2007.
ESPNU will televise with Clay Matvick, Brian Griese and Allison Williams.
The Indiana game will mark Penn State's 700th game since Joe Paterno joined the Nittany Lions' coaching staff in 1950. Paterno was an assistant coach for 16 seasons, was promoted to head coach in 1966 and is in his 46th season leading Penn State.
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Of the 92 counties in Indiana, only 5 observe daylight savings time.
Mostly cloudy and colder; afternoon snow
A bit of morning snow; mostly cloudy
Sunshine and patchy clouds
Considerable cloudiness and cold
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