Newsletter for November 9th - November 16th
2011 Tree Lighting
Kick off the holiday
season on Allen Street, next Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. with a free evening of carols,
cookies and hot
chocolate. Come listen to Mrs. Claus read a story and welcome Santa as
arrives to light the tree. Also, give the gift of giving by bringing a
toy to donate to Toys for Tots or a canned good item for the State
College Food Bank. Children, ages 12 and under, who donate will be
entered to win a chance to light the tree with Santa! (more info)
Watch for our upcoming Holiday Guide coming next Monday.
Kids can stop by WPSU-TV for a dog-gone good time at WPSU’s
Eventapalooza this Sunday (Nov. 13) in Innovation Park. PBS characters,
The Cat in the Hat and Clifford the Big Red Dog, will be
making special appearances throughout the day while you try “cat-astic”
science experiments, make a craft, and meet real working-dog heroes
along with other activities. Support local animal rescues and shelters
by bringing a pet food donation to the event. (more info)
Paterno Retirement: In wake of allegations against his former assistant coach Jerry
Sandusky, Joe Paterno announces the 2011 season will be his last as Penn
State's football coach.
Election Results: Steve Dershem, Chris Exarchos and Michael Pipe will form the Centre
County Board of Commissioners, unofficial county election results show. (other results)
Curley Still Getting Paid: Penn State athletic director Tim Curley, on administrative leave as he
faces criminal charges, is being paid while he is on that leave, a
university representative confirmed. (read)
Second Mile Statement: The Second Mile, the youth-oriented nonprofit group that Jerry Sandusky founded in 1977, has released a statement. (read)
Remember to say thank you to a Veteran for the freedom you have this Friday (and everyday). We are lucky here to have a great Museum in Boalsburg. The Military Museum will be open Veteran's day and recounts the story of Commonwealth citizens who served our
country in defense of the nation. Their service is highlighted through
exhibits and artifacts that are documented by the museum's excellent
collection of vehicles and small arms. Open Friday 10am-4pm. (Museum hours/fees)
Penn State (8-1, 5-0 B10) vs Nebraska (7-2, 3-2 B10)
Saturday, Nov. 12 - Beaver Stadium, 12:00 pm
StateCollege.com - Penn State Coverage
Penn State and Nebraska are among just eight FBS teams nationally that have won 800 games all-time. Penn State is the only unbeaten team in the Leaders Division with a 5-0
mark and can clinch no worse than a tie for the division title with a
ESPN will televise with Dave Pasch, Urban Meyer, Chris Spielman & Tom Rinaldi.
View Rosters here
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Brisk and cold with clouds and sun
Morning flurries; clouds and sun, cold
Not as cold with some sun, then clouds
Warmer; a little rain late in the p.m.
Variably cloudy with spotty showers
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