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Penn State Football: The Happy Valley Coaching Carousel Penn State Football: The Happy Valley Coaching Carousel
by Mike Poorman

Football returns to Beaver Stadium on Friday, for the Nittany Lions' Fiesta Bowl media day. It's been 27 days since Penn State was last there, for its 56-44 win over Nebraska. Two of the team's three coordinators who were on hand that day will not be back. Full Story →

Penn State Women’s Volleyball Falls to Nebraska in NCAA Semifinals Penn State Women’s Volleyball Falls to Nebraska in NCAA Semifinals

Penn State women’s volleyball lost its seventh straight match against Nebraska in Thursday’s NCAA semifinals, dropping a 3-2 thriller to the Cornhuskers in Kansas City.

StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
Patton Township Supervisors Vote to Prohibit Casino Patton Township Supervisors Vote to Prohibit Casino

Patton Township joined the list of municipalities in the Centre Region and statewide to pass a resolution preventing development of a mini-casino.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Q&A: Kevin Briscoe Gets Penn State Football on the Move Q&A: Kevin Briscoe Gets Penn State Football on the Move

Hoy Transfer has been hauling Penn State football equipment for decades. Its owner, Kevin Briscoe, is no stranger to the long hours and late nights it takes to keep the program running around the country, making sure everything is where it needs to be when it needs to be there. The truck will be mak

StateCollege.com - Vilma Shu Danz, Town&Gown
No Tax Increase in 2018 Patton Township Budget No Tax Increase in 2018 Patton Township Budget

Patton Township's Board of Supervisors on Wednesday approved a 2018 budget that includes no increase in property taxes.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton

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‘Homes Fur the Holidays’ to Offer Free Cat, Kitten Adoptions ‘Homes Fur the Holidays’ to Offer Free Cat, Kitten Adoptions
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Pets Come First is hosting its “Homes Fur the Holidays” event, which allows residents to adopt a cat or kitten without the need to pay the normal adoption fee. [Read More]
Penn State to Hold Fall Commencement Ceremonies Penn State to Hold Fall Commencement Ceremonies
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Penn State will hold commencement ceremonies at campuses across the state this weekend. University-wide, an estimated 4,818 students will receive diplomas, including 246 associate, 3,309 baccalaureate, 980 master's, 10 law and 273 doctoral degree. [Read More]
Writing the Book on Beaver Stadium
Column
Writing the Book on Beaver Stadium
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Lee Stout, Town&Gown
Lair of the Lion, a History of Beaver Stadium “hit the streets” this past August, much to the delight of Penn State football fans and to the co-authors as well. [Read More]
Senate Committee Advances AccuWeather CEO's Nomination to Lead NOAA Senate Committee Advances AccuWeather CEO's Nomination to Lead NOAA
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee voted on Wednesday to advance the nomination of AccuWeather CEO Barry Myers to be the next administrator of the the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). [Read More]
Strano Taylor Announces Run for 5th Congressional District Seat Strano Taylor Announces Run for 5th Congressional District Seat
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Attorney Kerith Strano Taylor announced Thursday that she will once again seek the Democratic nomination for Pennsylvania's 5th Congressional District, the seat held for the past nine years by Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Howard Township. [Read More]
Penn State Volleyball Battles Familiar Foe Nebraska for a Spot in the Title Game Penn State Volleyball Battles Familiar Foe Nebraska for a Spot in the Title Game
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Top-seeded Penn State women’s volleyball (33-1, 19-1 Big Ten) is back on the big stage of the Final Four. The program is among the sport’s most dominant — reaching this point 13 times, including eight appearances in the last 11 years, for an NCAA-record seven national titles. [Read More]
Commissioners Offer $5,000 for Tip in Arson Case Commissioners Offer $5,000 for Tip in Arson Case
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sean Yoder
The Centre County commissioners voted on Tuesday to offer a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for setting a sheriff’s van on fire. [Read More]
Museum Founder Shines in Centre County Art Scene Museum Founder Shines in Centre County Art Scene
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
Patricia House, executive director and founder of the nonprofit Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County, spoke nearly 10 years ago about the plans she had for Linn House, located at 133 Allegheny Street in Bellefonte. She said her dream was to turn it into a viable art museum and a space for the who [Read More]
To Help Heal Political Divisions, Stop Spiking The Ball
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To Help Heal Political Divisions, Stop Spiking The Ball
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
After every election result is announced, there quickly follows the inevitable spiking of the ball from the winning side and the placing of blame by the losing side. [Read More]
Vehicles Must Be Removed from Ferguson Township Streets During Snow Vehicles Must Be Removed from Ferguson Township Streets During Snow
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
With several inches of snow in the forecast overnight Tuesday into Wednesday, Ferguson Township reminded residents and businesses that vehicles cannot be parked on the street when snow reaches 2 inches or more. [Read More]

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‘Homes Fur the Holidays’ to Offer Free Cat, Kitten Adoptions ‘Homes Fur the Holidays’ to Offer Free Cat, Kitten Adoptions
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Pets Come First is hosting its “Homes Fur the Holidays” event, which allows residents to adopt a cat or kitten without the need to pay the normal adoption fee. [Read More]
Writing the Book on Beaver Stadium
Column
Writing the Book on Beaver Stadium
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Lee Stout, Town&Gown
Lair of the Lion, a History of Beaver Stadium “hit the streets” this past August, much to the delight of Penn State football fans and to the co-authors as well. [Read More]
Museum Founder Shines in Centre County Art Scene Museum Founder Shines in Centre County Art Scene
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
Patricia House, executive director and founder of the nonprofit Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County, spoke nearly 10 years ago about the plans she had for Linn House, located at 133 Allegheny Street in Bellefonte. She said her dream was to turn it into a viable art museum and a space for the who [Read More]
Vehicles Must Be Removed from Ferguson Township Streets During Snow Vehicles Must Be Removed from Ferguson Township Streets During Snow
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
With several inches of snow in the forecast overnight Tuesday into Wednesday, Ferguson Township reminded residents and businesses that vehicles cannot be parked on the street when snow reaches 2 inches or more. [Read More]
Winter Weather Advisory Issued with Snow in the Forecast Winter Weather Advisory Issued with Snow in the Forecast
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Centre Region could see its first measurable snowfall of the winter Wednesday night into Thursday morning. [Read More]
Taking Flight: Centre County Residents Are Sending in the Drones for a Bird’s-Eye View Taking Flight: Centre County Residents Are Sending in the Drones for a Bird’s-Eye View
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Dawson, Town&Gown
Years ago, self-described “tinkerer” Jorge Jovel had to get creative when he needed aerial video shots for clients of his production company. He’d buy a drone kit or construct one himself, strap a camera onto it, send it up, and hope for the best. [Read More]
A Shaggy Dog Story
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A Shaggy Dog Story
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
Bop used up his allotment of dog years in 2004, but I became his avatar last weekend when, armed with only a rake, I strode into my flower beds and emerged an hour later bristling with burs. From the top of my head to the tip of my tail, if I had one, I was speckled with Virginia stickseed. [Read More]
Centre Foundation Awards $54,000 in Grants to Community Organizations Centre Foundation Awards $54,000 in Grants to Community Organizations
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Centre Foundation has awarded more than $54,000 to 25 local organizations from its Field of Interest Funds, supporting communities and projects throughout Centre County. [Read More]
Community Members Celebrate First Night of Hanukkah with Menorah Lighting Community Members Celebrate First Night of Hanukkah with Menorah Lighting
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Light triumphs over darkness, and each person has the power to add more light to the world through acts of love and kindness. [Read More]
HARB Moves Toward Final Vote HARB Moves Toward Final Vote
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Borough Council will vote on Dec. 18 on a proposed ordinance that would create a Historical and Architectural Review Board. [Read More]

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Writing the Book on Beaver Stadium
Column
Writing the Book on Beaver Stadium
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Lee Stout, Town&Gown
Lair of the Lion, a History of Beaver Stadium “hit the streets” this past August, much to the delight of Penn State football fans and to the co-authors as well. [Read More]
Penn State Volleyball Battles Familiar Foe Nebraska for a Spot in the Title Game Penn State Volleyball Battles Familiar Foe Nebraska for a Spot in the Title Game
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Top-seeded Penn State women’s volleyball (33-1, 19-1 Big Ten) is back on the big stage of the Final Four. The program is among the sport’s most dominant — reaching this point 13 times, including eight appearances in the last 11 years, for an NCAA-record seven national titles. [Read More]
Haleigh Washington Wins Senior CLASS Award Haleigh Washington Wins Senior CLASS Award
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
Penn State women's volleyball middle blocker Haleigh Washington took home the Senior CLASS Award Wednesday ahead of the team’s Final Four appearance in Kansas City. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Volleyball Picks Up All-America Honors Penn State Women's Volleyball Picks Up All-America Honors
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
Penn State women’s volleyball saw a handful of Nittany Lions earn AVCA All-American honors on Wednesday, with seniors Haleigh Washington and Simone Lee leading the way as first-team selections. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch Two Film Breakdowns Of Saquon Barkley
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Penn State Football: Watch Two Film Breakdowns Of Saquon Barkley
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Film breakdowns are fun, or at least I enjoy them and nobody has more entertaining film than Saquon Barkley. But that doesn't mean Barkley is without his flaws or question marks when it comes to translating his talents to the next level. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley And Gesicki Take Home Sporting News Honors Penn State Football: Barkley And Gesicki Take Home Sporting News Honors
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley isn't the only one taking home some All-American honors as he and and senior tight end Mike Gesicki each earned All-America recognition from Sporting News on Tuesday. [Read More]
St. Joseph's Wrestling to Host Dual Meet for the First Time St. Joseph's Wrestling to Host Dual Meet for the First Time
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Tommy Butler
For the first time in the short history of St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy wrestling, a dual meet will be hosted by the Wolves. On Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m., the Tyrone Golden Eagles will make their way to Boalsburg to take to the mat with St. Joe's. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Enter Break In Thick Of Postseason Talk Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Enter Break In Thick Of Postseason Talk
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will enter the midseason break ranked No.18 in the USCHO.com poll and currently 11th in the PairWise rankings as they stand on Monday. The PairWise ranking is likely the change over the next few weeks as teams play, the Nittany Lions will hit the ice again in early January against Wiscons [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Lands AP Honors, Team Awards Announced Penn State Football: Barkley Lands AP Honors, Team Awards Announced
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley has been named a First-Team All-American by the Associated Press as an all-purpose player. [Read More]
DaeSean Hamilton is the Personification of Penn State Football's Renewal
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DaeSean Hamilton is the Personification of Penn State Football's Renewal
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
As recipient of Penn State’s outstanding senior award, fifth-year wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton has personified the resilience, growth and grit of Nittany Lion football over the past half-decade. [Read More]

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Penn State to Hold Fall Commencement Ceremonies Penn State to Hold Fall Commencement Ceremonies
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Penn State will hold commencement ceremonies at campuses across the state this weekend. University-wide, an estimated 4,818 students will receive diplomas, including 246 associate, 3,309 baccalaureate, 980 master's, 10 law and 273 doctoral degree. [Read More]
Writing the Book on Beaver Stadium
Column
Writing the Book on Beaver Stadium
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Lee Stout, Town&Gown
Lair of the Lion, a History of Beaver Stadium “hit the streets” this past August, much to the delight of Penn State football fans and to the co-authors as well. [Read More]
Two Dead in Shooting at Penn State Beaver Campus Two Dead in Shooting at Penn State Beaver Campus
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Two people were killed in a shooting on the campus of Penn State Beaver in Monaca, Beaver County, in what authorities are investigating as murder-suicide, according to KDKA Pittsburgh. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Watch Two Film Breakdowns Of Saquon Barkley
Video
Penn State Football: Watch Two Film Breakdowns Of Saquon Barkley
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Film breakdowns are fun, or at least I enjoy them and nobody has more entertaining film than Saquon Barkley. But that doesn't mean Barkley is without his flaws or question marks when it comes to translating his talents to the next level. [Read More]
DA to Announce Grand Jury Report and Recommendations on Penn State Fraternity Culture DA to Announce Grand Jury Report and Recommendations on Penn State Fraternity Culture
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller will announce on Friday a grand jury's findings and recommendations on Greek life culture at Penn State in the wake of Beta Theta Pi pledge Timothy Piazza's death in February. [Read More]
Community Members Celebrate First Night of Hanukkah with Menorah Lighting Community Members Celebrate First Night of Hanukkah with Menorah Lighting
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Light triumphs over darkness, and each person has the power to add more light to the world through acts of love and kindness. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley And Gesicki Take Home Sporting News Honors Penn State Football: Barkley And Gesicki Take Home Sporting News Honors
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley isn't the only one taking home some All-American honors as he and and senior tight end Mike Gesicki each earned All-America recognition from Sporting News on Tuesday. [Read More]
Global Connections Discussion Group Aims to Help with 'Making Sense of the American Experience'
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Global Connections Discussion Group Aims to Help with 'Making Sense of the American Experience'
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Global Connections, the Penn State-affiliated nonprofit that supports international students and visitors and promotes cultural understanding, has begun hosting weekly discussion groups to help people from other countries who are living in the area learn about various issues in American society. [Read More]
Startup Creating Tech to Battle Addiction Wins Top Prize Among TechCelerator Graduates Startup Creating Tech to Battle Addiction Wins Top Prize Among TechCelerator Graduates
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
A local startup developing technology to help battle addiction was awarded top prize from Ben Franklin Technology Partners as the TechCelerator@State College program graduated its newest class. [Read More]
Preliminary Hearing Postponed for Newest Beta Theta Pi Charges Preliminary Hearing Postponed for Newest Beta Theta Pi Charges
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A preliminary hearing originally scheduled for this week has been postponed for 16 defendants who were charged in November after recovery of video footage from the basement Beta Theta Pi fraternity house on the night Timothy Piazza sustained fatal injuries. [Read More]
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Lee Stout, Town&Gown

Writing the Book on Beaver Stadium

Lair of the Lion, a History of Beaver Stadium “hit the streets” this past August, much to the delight of Penn State football fans and to the co-authors as well.

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: The Happy Valley Coaching Carousel

Football returns to Beaver Stadium on Friday, for the Nittany Lions' Fiesta Bowl media day. It's been 27 days since Penn State was last there, for its 56-44 win over Nebraska. Two of the team's three coordinators who were on hand that day will not be back.

To Help Heal Political Divisions, Stop Spiking The BallJay Paterno

After every election result is announced, there quickly follows the inevitable spiking of the ball from the winning side and the placing of blame by the losing side.

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