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Habitat for Humanity Breaks Ground on New Home in Centre County

Habitat for Humanity Breaks Ground on New Home in Centre County

- Geoff Rushton

In a matter of months, on what is now a just grassy plot of land on Reynolds Avenue in Bellefonte will be a new home for a local family, thanks to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Centre County (HFHGCC) and its supporters.


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Dance Studio Director Reflects on 34 Years in Bellefonte Dance Studio Director Reflects on 34 Years in Bellefonte
48 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
It is exciting to see people who have passion for their work — even after 34 years. Joan Kennedy-Kirkpatrick has such a passion. [Read More]
3 Accused of Operating Meth Lab in Centre County 3 Accused of Operating Meth Lab in Centre County
13 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Three people were arrested in Monday night for allegedly operating a methamphetamine lab on Boggs Township. [Read More]
After Being Found Passed Out in a Hallway, State College Man Faces Drug Charges After Being Found Passed Out in a Hallway, State College Man Faces Drug Charges
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A State College man is facing felony and misdemeanor charges after police say he was found unresponsive and in possession of crack cocaine and other drugs. [Read More]
Penn State Professor Boaz Dvir Tells Stories of Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things Penn State Professor Boaz Dvir Tells Stories of Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Hinaa Noor, Town&Gown
After 15 years as a print journalist, Dvir was studying documentary filmmaking at grad school and teaching at the same university when he found his first film opportunity: Jessie’s Dad, a documentary about a father’s activism to boost child protection laws in the United States. [Read More]
When School Is Out, Lunch Is Still Served by YMCA When School Is Out, Lunch Is Still Served by YMCA
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
When school is out, kids in need don’t have that guaranteed meal from school and may be left hungry. This is where the YMCA of Centre County steps in. The Y sets up locations throughout the county where kids can come for lunch every weekday of the summer, at no cost, with no questions asked. [Read More]
Prom and the Positive Effects of Dressing Well
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Prom and the Positive Effects of Dressing Well
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
When my son and his friends posed for pre-prom photos, he noted, “Dang, we look good!” Which is a fine lesson for those of us in the real-world. The really important part about dressing nicely is not how others see you, it’s how you see and feel about yourself. There has been some scholarly re [Read More]
Ad Club Hosts Award Ceremony, Announces Free Branding Update for Local Nonprofit Ad Club Hosts Award Ceremony, Announces Free Branding Update for Local Nonprofit
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Central Pennsylvania Creative Professionals, known as [CP]2, on Saturday hosted its annual award ceremony honoring excellence in advertising, design and marketing created in Central Pennsylvania. [Read More]
SCASD Hires New Director of Diversity and Inclusivity SCASD Hires New Director of Diversity and Inclusivity
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Area School Board on Monday approved the hiring of a director of diversity and inclusivity for the district, a new position that was established by board approval in February. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Two Major Commitments As Recruiting Spree Continues Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Two Major Commitments As Recruiting Spree Continues
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State finished up a wild few days on the recruiting trail with two more commitments on Monday evening. [Read More]
Road Work, Construction Planned for Penn State Campus This Summer Road Work, Construction Planned for Penn State Campus This Summer
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Callaway Turner
With many students off-campus for the summer, Penn State’s Office of Physical Plant (OPP) will begin another series of renovation projects at University Park. [Read More]

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Dance Studio Director Reflects on 34 Years in Bellefonte Dance Studio Director Reflects on 34 Years in Bellefonte
48 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
It is exciting to see people who have passion for their work — even after 34 years. Joan Kennedy-Kirkpatrick has such a passion. [Read More]
Penn State Professor Boaz Dvir Tells Stories of Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things Penn State Professor Boaz Dvir Tells Stories of Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Hinaa Noor, Town&Gown
After 15 years as a print journalist, Dvir was studying documentary filmmaking at grad school and teaching at the same university when he found his first film opportunity: Jessie’s Dad, a documentary about a father’s activism to boost child protection laws in the United States. [Read More]
When School Is Out, Lunch Is Still Served by YMCA When School Is Out, Lunch Is Still Served by YMCA
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
When school is out, kids in need don’t have that guaranteed meal from school and may be left hungry. This is where the YMCA of Centre County steps in. The Y sets up locations throughout the county where kids can come for lunch every weekday of the summer, at no cost, with no questions asked. [Read More]
Prom and the Positive Effects of Dressing Well
Column
Prom and the Positive Effects of Dressing Well
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
When my son and his friends posed for pre-prom photos, he noted, “Dang, we look good!” Which is a fine lesson for those of us in the real-world. The really important part about dressing nicely is not how others see you, it’s how you see and feel about yourself. There has been some scholarly re [Read More]
Ad Club Hosts Award Ceremony, Announces Free Branding Update for Local Nonprofit Ad Club Hosts Award Ceremony, Announces Free Branding Update for Local Nonprofit
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Central Pennsylvania Creative Professionals, known as [CP]2, on Saturday hosted its annual award ceremony honoring excellence in advertising, design and marketing created in Central Pennsylvania. [Read More]
SCASD Hires New Director of Diversity and Inclusivity SCASD Hires New Director of Diversity and Inclusivity
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Area School Board on Monday approved the hiring of a director of diversity and inclusivity for the district, a new position that was established by board approval in February. [Read More]
State High Girls Rugby Finishes No. 3 in the Nation State High Girls Rugby Finishes No. 3 in the Nation
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The State College Area High School girls rugby team emerged as the No. 3 team in the country this weekend at the National Invitational Tournament in Murfreesboro, Tenn. [Read More]
Auntie Anne's to Close After 24 Years in the Nittany Mall Auntie Anne's to Close After 24 Years in the Nittany Mall
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Add another eatery to the list of Nittany Mall businesses closing their doors. [Read More]
Atherton Street Project Taking a Break for Memorial Day Weekend Atherton Street Project Taking a Break for Memorial Day Weekend
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Construction and utility work continues on the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's multi-year North Atherton Street improvement project, but it will pause for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Hoops Alumnus Joonas Suotamo’s Journey to Becoming Chewbacca Featured on ESPN’s ‘E:60’ Penn State Hoops Alumnus Joonas Suotamo’s Journey to Becoming Chewbacca Featured on ESPN’s ‘E:60’
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
“There are so many basketball players, but there is only one Chewbacca.” [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Two Major Commitments As Recruiting Spree Continues Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Two Major Commitments As Recruiting Spree Continues
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State finished up a wild few days on the recruiting trail with two more commitments on Monday evening. [Read More]
State High Girls Rugby Finishes No. 3 in the Nation State High Girls Rugby Finishes No. 3 in the Nation
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The State College Area High School girls rugby team emerged as the No. 3 team in the country this weekend at the National Invitational Tournament in Murfreesboro, Tenn. [Read More]
Penn State Hoops Alumnus Joonas Suotamo’s Journey to Becoming Chewbacca Featured on ESPN’s ‘E:60’ Penn State Hoops Alumnus Joonas Suotamo’s Journey to Becoming Chewbacca Featured on ESPN’s ‘E:60’
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
“There are so many basketball players, but there is only one Chewbacca.” [Read More]
Saquon Barkley Making an Impact on Sports Card Collectibles Saquon Barkley Making an Impact on Sports Card Collectibles
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G Kerry Webster
When former Nittany Lion No. 26 was taken by the New York Giants second in this year’s draft, thousands of cardboard collectors immediately set their eyes on the “big ticket” in this year’s NFL sports card products. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Wilson Adds Another Four-Star To 2019 Fold Penn State Football: Wilson Adds Another Four-Star To 2019 Fold
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State earned a verbal commitment from four-star athlete Marquis Wilson Sunday evening. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Why James Franklin’s Quest for a National Title Matters
Column
Penn State Football: Why James Franklin’s Quest for a National Title Matters
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Only a dozen of the 130 major college football head coaches in the country are black. James Franklin, says new verbal commit Devyn Ford, wants to be the first of that group to win a national championship. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five-Star Running Back Tabs Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Five-Star Running Back Tabs Nittany Lions
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's big recruiting weekend got off to a fast start on Friday as the Nittany Lions added Rivals' five-star running back Devyn Ford to the fold. Ford announced his commitment to the 2019 class around 4:30. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Key JUCO Transfer Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Key JUCO Transfer
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A potentially busy recruiting weekend for James Franklin and Penn State started up a bit early on Thursday night as three-star junior college safety Jaquan Brisker verbally committed according to his Twitter account. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin’s Aim? Make a Run ‘Consistently’
Column
Penn State Football: Franklin’s Aim? Make a Run ‘Consistently’
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“I don’t want to be a program that every three or four years, we have a really good run,” pronounced James Franklin on the Coaches Caravan. “I want to be a program that can do it consistently. And there’s only a handful of programs that do that.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Face DePaul In Gavitt Games Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions To Face DePaul In Gavitt Games
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball will play DePaul on Thursday, November 15 at Wintrust Arena in Chicago as part of the cross-conference meeting between the Big Ten and Big East in the Gavitt Tipoff Games. [Read More]

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Penn State Professor Boaz Dvir Tells Stories of Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things Penn State Professor Boaz Dvir Tells Stories of Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Hinaa Noor, Town&Gown
After 15 years as a print journalist, Dvir was studying documentary filmmaking at grad school and teaching at the same university when he found his first film opportunity: Jessie’s Dad, a documentary about a father’s activism to boost child protection laws in the United States. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Two Major Commitments As Recruiting Spree Continues Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Two Major Commitments As Recruiting Spree Continues
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State finished up a wild few days on the recruiting trail with two more commitments on Monday evening. [Read More]
Road Work, Construction Planned for Penn State Campus This Summer Road Work, Construction Planned for Penn State Campus This Summer
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Callaway Turner
With many students off-campus for the summer, Penn State’s Office of Physical Plant (OPP) will begin another series of renovation projects at University Park. [Read More]
Some Female Faculty Face Sexism from Students and Their Parents
Column
Some Female Faculty Face Sexism from Students and Their Parents
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Gender biases for the ratings of instructors have been accepted for years. The research consistently suggests that female instructors, as well as other instructors from underrepresented groups, are not rated the same as their white, male counterparts. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Wilson Adds Another Four-Star To 2019 Fold Penn State Football: Wilson Adds Another Four-Star To 2019 Fold
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State earned a verbal commitment from four-star athlete Marquis Wilson Sunday evening. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Why James Franklin’s Quest for a National Title Matters
Column
Penn State Football: Why James Franklin’s Quest for a National Title Matters
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Only a dozen of the 130 major college football head coaches in the country are black. James Franklin, says new verbal commit Devyn Ford, wants to be the first of that group to win a national championship. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five-Star Running Back Tabs Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Five-Star Running Back Tabs Nittany Lions
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State's big recruiting weekend got off to a fast start on Friday as the Nittany Lions added Rivals' five-star running back Devyn Ford to the fold. Ford announced his commitment to the 2019 class around 4:30. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Key JUCO Transfer Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Key JUCO Transfer
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A potentially busy recruiting weekend for James Franklin and Penn State started up a bit early on Thursday night as three-star junior college safety Jaquan Brisker verbally committed according to his Twitter account. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for May 18-20 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for May 18-20
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Happy Friday, Happy Valley! Fairs and festivals, ballet, community yard sales, educational events and soul singer Bettye LaVette are all on the weekend calendar. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin’s Aim? Make a Run ‘Consistently’
Column
Penn State Football: Franklin’s Aim? Make a Run ‘Consistently’
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“I don’t want to be a program that every three or four years, we have a really good run,” pronounced James Franklin on the Coaches Caravan. “I want to be a program that can do it consistently. And there’s only a handful of programs that do that.” [Read More]
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Geoff Rushton

Habitat for Humanity Breaks Ground on New Home in Centre County

In a matter of months, on what is now a just grassy plot of land on Reynolds Avenue in Bellefonte will be a new home for a local family, thanks to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Centre County (HFHGCC) and its supporters.

John Hook

Prom and the Positive Effects of Dressing Well

When my son and his friends posed for pre-prom photos, he noted, “Dang, we look good!” Which is a fine lesson for those of us in the real-world. The really important part about dressing nicely is not how others see you, it’s how you see and feel about yourself. There has been some scholarly re

Some Female Faculty Face Sexism from Students and Their ParentsPatty Kleban

Gender biases for the ratings of instructors have been accepted for years. The research consistently suggests that female instructors, as well as other instructors from underrepresented groups, are not rated the same as their white, male counterparts.

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