Trick or Treat
Trick or Treat night in State College is officially on Monday the 31st from 6-8pm. There are plenty of Halloween-related events happening right through this weekend. Visit our Halloween Guide to view all sorts of spooky (and not so spooky) events. Remember you
can always find out what is going on (and post your own events for free)
at our Community Calendar!
Central PA Regional Expo
The Central Pennsylvania Regional Business & Industry Expo
presented by 611 MRI/CT will be held next Thursday, November 3, at the
Bryce Jordan Center. This event will provide Chamber members the
opportunity to promote their products and services to businesses and
consumers from throughout the region. It is free to attend the Expo and
there will be workshops available throughout the day. You can find more
information as well as a current list of exhibitors on our site here. Make plans to attend and see you there! (more info)
Dumpster Spill: An overfilled dumpster released grease that closed a downtown street for four hours Monday night.
Nois Control: Aside from Alabama, Illinois will be the toughest football team that
Penn State has faced so far this season, says Nittany Lions Coach Joe Paterno. (read)
SCASD Settlement: Five months after it was filed, the State College Area school board
formally ended Monday a federal lawsuit brought by a school worker and
her partner. (read)
PSU Enrollment: Penn State student enrollment at University Park has climbed to more
than 45,000, but Penn State isn't looking to grow
that number any more. (read)
Occupy PSU: Several local political groups, including Occupy Penn State and
Groundswell, assembled late Friday afternoon for a State College rally. (photos/read)
Philipsburg Harvest Fest
The Philipsburg Harvest Fest runs from 10:00am to 4:00pm this Saturday. A Halloween Parade for all
ages will assemble outside the Philipsburg Towers with registration
beginning at the Philipsburg Senior Center at 11:00am. Then go trick or treating downtown, enjoy the Harvest Fair featuring local farmers and vendors and a party with free movie, popcorn, treats and more. (more info)
Penn State (7-1, 4-0 B10) vs Illinois (6-2, 2-2 B10)
Saturday, Oct. 29 - Beaver Stadium, 3:30 pm
StateCollege.com - Penn State Coverage
Penn State and Illinois are meeting for the 19th time overall, with the Nittany Lions owning an 14-4 series advantage. The Illini picked up their first-ever win at Beaver Stadium last season, 33-13.
ABC will televise. The Nittany Lions are appearing on television for the 212th time in their last 214 games.
View Rosters here
The first Jack O'Lanterns were actually made from turnips.