Maple Harvest Festival at Shaver's Creek
Enjoy a Pancake Breakfast and learn how the syrup is made this weekend at Shaver's Creek. Shaver's Creek has held this annual festival since 1984 to celebrate the first harvest of the new year and help people learn about the maple sugaring process, both in colonial times and the present day. 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)
The Penn State Women's Gymnastic team will be competing in the B!0 Championships this Saturday at Rec Hall. There are two sessions, (noon and 5:00pm). Penn State will be competing in the 5:00pm session along with Illinois, Minnesota and Nebraska. (more info)
The Lady Lion basketball team begins their run in the Tournament at home inside the BJC Sunday at 12:30pm. The Penn State-Wichita State contest will be the first game of a doubleheader with Dayton facing Florida at 3pm. The winner of each game will face off in a second round matchup at the BJC on Tuesday at 7pm, (more info)
Sandusky Scandal: The Attorney General's Office asked a judge to deny a request to toss out charges against former Penn State administrators who claim they have been unfairly prosecuted. (read article)
Freeh Documents: A federal judge has ordered Penn State to hand a slew of information over to the attorney for Victim 6. (full story)
Child Care: Outgoing PSU President Rodney Erickson has decided the university will put off changing management at an on-campus child care center. (task force assigned)
Scoreboard: The ongoing scoreboard project will still be in the works as fans take their seat for the Blue-White Game. (Ready for opener?)
State College fitness experts are once again challenging area residents to live healthier lifestyles – and offering rewards for those who participate. One on One and StateCollege.com have teamed up with other local businesses, including Kish Bank and Otto's Brew Pub to support the 2014 Nutrition Habit Challenge. You can learn more about the Challenge here. In an effort to spread the word about this healthy initiative, StateCollege.com will donate 50 cents for every new Facebook "like" from local friends and family. Sign up now.
The odds of completing a perfect bracket are 9,223,372,036,854,775,808 to 1. That’s nine quintillion to one! Good luck.