Newsletter for October 19th - October 26th
Shaver's Creek Fall Festival
Shaver's Creek comes alive this weekend with a community
festival that includes the Children’s Halloween Trail, pumpkin carving,
face painting, music, the Harvest Baking Challenge, entertainment,
activities, natural history programs, and great food. Visitors enter the "non-scary" interpretive trail every half hour
beginning at 11:00 a.m. The Shaver's Creek Trail is truly a family
event! The theme for 2011 is Exploring the Night. Trail $5 for ages four and older, surrounding festival free. (more info)
Centre County Public Safety Training Center Haunted House
The second annual Safety Training Center Haunted House will start this Thursday and run through
Saturday, (6-11pm). All proceeds from the
Haunted House will benefit the Centre Communities Chapter of the
American Red Cross.
Note: not be suited for small children. (more info)
Punkin' Chunkin' Festival
This year's festival at Bald Eagle State Park includes live bands, square dancers, pie-eating
contest, hayrides and Punkin Chunkin. The only event in Centre and
Clinton Counties to feature Punkin' Chunkin'. Pumpkins will be launched
at targets floating in the lake! Free admission and parking. 10am-6pm. (more info)
Talking Trash: With no changes to the status quo, State College borough
refuse-collection rates will probably need to climb 6.75 percent in 2014
and 12.05 percent in 2015, according to borough data.
Paterno Nears 408: With a Penn State victory over Northwestern, Joe Paterno would tie the
late Eddie Robinson as the second-winningest coach in college football
2 QB Continuity: Now into the 2011 season's second half, Penn State has tried to
establish some continuity with its dual-quarterback approach, football
Coach Joe Paterno said at press conference. (read)
Occupy Penn State: Occupy Wall Street has come home to Penn State's HUB-Robeson Center. (read/photos)
Random Acts: A State College man was arrested after he threw a woman to the
ground on Calder Way, police said. Among other reports, a Penn State
Homecoming Parade float was destroyed. (read)
Central PA Regional Expo
The Central Pennsylvania Regional Business & Industry Expo
presented by 611 MRI/CT will be held on Thursday, November 3, at the
Bryce Jordan Center. This event will provide Chamber members the
opportunity to promote their products and services to consumers, business owners and entrepreneurs from throughout the region. It is free to attend the Expo and
there will be workshops available throughout the day. Make plans to attend and see you there! (more info)
Penn State (6-1, 3-0 B10) vs Northwestern (2-4, 0-3 B10)
When: Saturday, Oct. 22
Where: Ryan Field
Kickoff: 7:00 pm
StateCollege.com - Penn State Coverage
Penn State and Northwestern are meeting for the 15th time overall, with Nittany Lions owning a 10-3-1 series advantage.
BTN will televise with Tom Hart, Derek Rackley, Lisa Byington.
The No. 22 Nittany Lions are coming off a 23-18 win over Purdue last
Saturday to become bowl eligible. The Wildcats lost at Iowa, 41-31.
View Rosters here
Samhainophobia is the fear of Halloween.
Mostly sunny; less humid this afternoon
Fog in the a.m.; otherwise, mostly sunny
A t-storm in spots late in the afternoon
Partly sunny, pleasant and less humid
Pleasant with sun and some clouds
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