March Madness in Happy Valley
Two Penn State teams will begin their quest for a national championship this weekend. The Lady Lion's will be in Baton Rouge and will face UTEP Sunday evening (more info here). The Penn State Wrestlers look to defend their National Title starting this Thursday in St. Louis. The Nittany Lions will have 9 wrestlers in the three-day tournament. (more info). StateCollege.com will have all the latest news and updates, so make us your homepage today.
Spring Fling Rummage Sale
Next Saturday, March 24, The Penn State Dairy Science Club hosts the 15th Annual BBBS & YSB Programming Spring Fling Rummage Sale at the PSU Ag Arena from 7:30am to 2pm. For $5, early birds can enter the sale for 30 minutes prior to the doors opening to the general public to search for the best finds. Donations of gently used, good condition items are accepted two days before the sale at the Ag Arena. (more info)
PSU Wrestling: When the NCAA National Wrestling tournament kicks off in St. Louis Thursday morning, Penn State will have nine wrestlers in action
in an attempt to defend their 2010 title.
Drive Safely: Patton Township police will put a focus on aggressive-driving enforcement March 19 through April 29. (read)
Sandusky Update: In light of Judge Cleland's decision Tuesday, Jerry Sandusky's lead
attorney, Joseph Amendola, plans to seek dismissal of all charges
against his client. (read)
Prevailing Wage: With a 7-1 vote, the State College Area school board put its support behind prevailing-wage reform in Harrisburg. (read)
Surprised and Saddened: The Paterno family, through its attorney, has issued a response to the
Board of Trustees report outlining the decision to oust football coach
Joe Paterno. (read)
PSU Elm Tree Removed: A few years back, Penn State's University Park campus counted around 300 elm trees. Today, there are fewer 100. (watch video)
Harvest Festival and Pancake Breakfast at Shaver's Creek
Enjoy a Pancake
Breakfast and learn how the syrup is made next weekend (3/24-25) at Shaver's
Creek. Activities include learning how to identify and tap maple trees, seeing the
process of turning sap into syrup, hearing live music, seeing live birds of prey and, of
course, eating all-you-can-eat pancakes and maple syrup. (more info)
At one time, there were more Irish living in New York City, than in Dublin, Ireland.