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New Ranking Lists State College Among Top 100 Places to Live

New Ranking Lists State College Among Top 100 Places to Live

- Geoff Rushton

State College regularly rates among the nation's best college towns, but a new ranking has the borough among the top overall places to live in the United States.


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Lunch with Mimi: Irene Miller, Executive Director of the Downtown State College Improvement District Lunch with Mimi: Irene Miller, Executive Director of the Downtown State College Improvement District
1 hour ago - StateCollege.com - Vilma Shu, Town&Gown
Since September, 31-year-old Irene Miller has brought a youthful energy to the Downtown State College Improvement District as its new executive director. Town&Gown founder Mimi Barash Coppersmith sat down with Miller at India Pavilion to discuss the mission of the DSCID and how Miller plans to trans [Read More]
The Women’s March: Notes from New York
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The Women’s March: Notes from New York
1 hour ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
The encouraging thing for the marchers and those who agree with their messages is that if people were motivated to march the day after Trump was inaugurated, and if they remained motivated to march a year after Trump was inaugurated, they now seem that much more likely to stay motivated right on thr [Read More]
$1 Million State Grant Will Support Natural Gas Pipeline Project in Centre Hall $1 Million State Grant Will Support Natural Gas Pipeline Project in Centre Hall
6 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A $1 million state grant will increase access to natural gas for businesses and residences in Centre Hall and Potter Township, allowing at least one company to retain its current workforce. [Read More]
Police Investigating Grocery Store Robbery Police Investigating Grocery Store Robbery
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Police on Tuesday released surveillance images and details on the robbery of a downtown market last week. [Read More]
A Man Exposed Himself and Defecated on the Floor of a Donut Shop, Police Say A Man Exposed Himself and Defecated on the Floor of a Donut Shop, Police Say
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A State College man is facing charges after he allegedly masturbated and defecated on the floor at a downtown business. [Read More]
Government Shutdown: What Happened to the Win-Win?
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Government Shutdown: What Happened to the Win-Win?
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
I am tired of kicking the can down the road. Too many of us have sat by idly while these “representatives of the people” in D.C. play chicken with the future of our already financially-challenged country. I have written in the past about a lack of common sense in the world but these days it cert [Read More]
Aerial Yoga Swinging into Popularity Aerial Yoga Swinging into Popularity
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
With participants hanging upside down from colorful silky hammocks, a peek inside an aerial yoga class might look like something straight out of Cirque du Soleil. But according to Janet Egerer, co-owner of PYP Studio in State College, aerial, or anti-gravity, yoga is a form of exercise that nearly a [Read More]
PNC Gives $1 Million to Happy Valley LaunchBox PNC Gives $1 Million to Happy Valley LaunchBox
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
PNC Bank has committed $1 million to Happy Valley LaunchBox, Penn State's innovation hub in State College dedicated to providing support and resources to early-stage startups. [Read More]
Ice Cream Donut Shop Plans to Open Soon in Downtown State College Ice Cream Donut Shop Plans to Open Soon in Downtown State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Happy Buns is preparing its storefront at 426 E. College Ave., on the lower level of Greenwich Court next to Big Bowl. The shop will offer ice cream donuts. It's just what it sounds like -- a donut filled with ice cream. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Two Nittany Lions Set To Play In Super Bowl Penn State Football: Two Nittany Lions Set To Play In Super Bowl
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will be well represented in this year's Super Bowl. At least two Nittany Lions will take the field in Minneapolis as the Philadelphia Eagles face the New England Patriots. [Read More]

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Lunch with Mimi: Irene Miller, Executive Director of the Downtown State College Improvement District Lunch with Mimi: Irene Miller, Executive Director of the Downtown State College Improvement District
1 hour ago - StateCollege.com - Vilma Shu, Town&Gown
Since September, 31-year-old Irene Miller has brought a youthful energy to the Downtown State College Improvement District as its new executive director. Town&Gown founder Mimi Barash Coppersmith sat down with Miller at India Pavilion to discuss the mission of the DSCID and how Miller plans to trans [Read More]
The Women’s March: Notes from New York
Column
The Women’s March: Notes from New York
1 hour ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
The encouraging thing for the marchers and those who agree with their messages is that if people were motivated to march the day after Trump was inaugurated, and if they remained motivated to march a year after Trump was inaugurated, they now seem that much more likely to stay motivated right on thr [Read More]
Government Shutdown: What Happened to the Win-Win?
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Government Shutdown: What Happened to the Win-Win?
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
I am tired of kicking the can down the road. Too many of us have sat by idly while these “representatives of the people” in D.C. play chicken with the future of our already financially-challenged country. I have written in the past about a lack of common sense in the world but these days it cert [Read More]
Aerial Yoga Swinging into Popularity Aerial Yoga Swinging into Popularity
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
With participants hanging upside down from colorful silky hammocks, a peek inside an aerial yoga class might look like something straight out of Cirque du Soleil. But according to Janet Egerer, co-owner of PYP Studio in State College, aerial, or anti-gravity, yoga is a form of exercise that nearly a [Read More]
PNC Gives $1 Million to Happy Valley LaunchBox PNC Gives $1 Million to Happy Valley LaunchBox
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
PNC Bank has committed $1 million to Happy Valley LaunchBox, Penn State's innovation hub in State College dedicated to providing support and resources to early-stage startups. [Read More]
Ice Cream Donut Shop Plans to Open Soon in Downtown State College Ice Cream Donut Shop Plans to Open Soon in Downtown State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Happy Buns is preparing its storefront at 426 E. College Ave., on the lower level of Greenwich Court next to Big Bowl. The shop will offer ice cream donuts. It's just what it sounds like -- a donut filled with ice cream. [Read More]
New Business Is Ready to Bring Culinary Experiences for Kids and Adults to State College New Business Is Ready to Bring Culinary Experiences for Kids and Adults to State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Susan McWhirter and Lucy Alvarez both have 11-year-old daughters who love the Food Network and trying their hands at cooking. So a little more than a year ago, and after a few messes in their home kitchens, they looked into what kinds of classes might be available in the State College area. [Read More]
Skeller Announces Schedule for Last Call with Patron Time Limits Skeller Announces Schedule for Last Call with Patron Time Limits
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
Last call for the Skeller is Saturday, Jan. 27, and the bar is expecting a crowd to remember. [Read More]
A Round for the 'Skeller Rats' A Round for the 'Skeller Rats'
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Sean Yoder, Town&Gown
From Case Studies to table carvings, the All-American Rathskeller holds special memories for Penn Staters and locals alike. [Read More]
Idea TestLab Gives New Inventors a Chance Idea TestLab Gives New Inventors a Chance
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - James Turchick
The future is happening, or at least trying to, at 224 S. Allen St. That’s where the entrepreneurial hub Happy Valley LaunchBox is hosting its second Idea TestLab for inventors with an idea who aren’t quite sure where to go next. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Two Nittany Lions Set To Play In Super Bowl Penn State Football: Two Nittany Lions Set To Play In Super Bowl
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will be well represented in this year's Super Bowl. At least two Nittany Lions will take the field in Minneapolis as the Philadelphia Eagles face the New England Patriots. [Read More]
Joe Moorhead's Staff at Mississippi State Populated by Penn Staters & Pennsylvanians
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Joe Moorhead's Staff at Mississippi State Populated by Penn Staters & Pennsylvanians
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Ten 10 key coaches and assistants on Joe Moorhead’s staff at Mississippi State have spent time at Penn State and/or are Pennsylvania natives. Eight have ties to the NFL and four have been college football head coaches. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Shells Maryland, 47-3 Penn State Wrestling Shells Maryland, 47-3
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
No. 2 Penn State wrestling ran its dual winning streak to 40 on Sunday afternoon, overpowering Maryland, 47-3, on the road. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Snap Scoreless Drought Late In 3-2 Loss To Michigan Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Snap Scoreless Drought Late In 3-2 Loss To Michigan
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's offensive scoreless streak ostensibly reached eight periods on Saturday night until two quick goals in the game's final two minutes as the Nittany Lions fell 3-2 to Michigan. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Stall Out, Fall 70-61 To Northwestern Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Stall Out, Fall 70-61 To Northwestern
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There are probably two different stats that best describe Penn State's loss to Northwestern on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 4-0 To Michigan In Ann Arbor Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 4-0 To Michigan In Ann Arbor
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey couldn't make the most of a fast start and Michigan needed only a few chances to take care of a 4-0 victory on Friday night in the first game of the series in Ann Arbor. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Pounds Purdue for Record 39th Straight Dual Win Penn State Wrestling Pounds Purdue for Record 39th Straight Dual Win
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
The Nittany Lions pinned four and scored bonus points in seven bouts in their 39th straight dual win, a new program record. [Read More]
Growing Up with Joe
Column
Growing Up with Joe
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
He was just “Joe” to them, their father’s co-worker who needed a place to live and who ended up staying in their home for nine years. That was long before this not-so-ordinary Joe became the most recognizable figure on the Penn State campus. Or the most famous person to ever reside in State Co [Read More]
HBO Releases 'Paterno' Teaser Trailer HBO Releases 'Paterno' Teaser Trailer
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A teaser trailer released on Friday for HBO's Paterno offers look at Al Pacino in the role of late Penn State head coach. [Read More]
Watch The First Trailer For HBO's Paterno Movie
Video
Watch The First Trailer For HBO's Paterno Movie
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
HBO released a brief but informative trailer for its upcoming movie about Joe Paterno and the two week span of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. The movie is slated to be released this spring with Al Pacino in the role of Paterno. [Read More]

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PNC Gives $1 Million to Happy Valley LaunchBox PNC Gives $1 Million to Happy Valley LaunchBox
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
PNC Bank has committed $1 million to Happy Valley LaunchBox, Penn State's innovation hub in State College dedicated to providing support and resources to early-stage startups. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Two Nittany Lions Set To Play In Super Bowl Penn State Football: Two Nittany Lions Set To Play In Super Bowl
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will be well represented in this year's Super Bowl. At least two Nittany Lions will take the field in Minneapolis as the Philadelphia Eagles face the New England Patriots. [Read More]
Joe Moorhead's Staff at Mississippi State Populated by Penn Staters & Pennsylvanians
Column
Joe Moorhead's Staff at Mississippi State Populated by Penn Staters & Pennsylvanians
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Ten 10 key coaches and assistants on Joe Moorhead’s staff at Mississippi State have spent time at Penn State and/or are Pennsylvania natives. Eight have ties to the NFL and four have been college football head coaches. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Snap Scoreless Drought Late In 3-2 Loss To Michigan Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Snap Scoreless Drought Late In 3-2 Loss To Michigan
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey's offensive scoreless streak ostensibly reached eight periods on Saturday night until two quick goals in the game's final two minutes as the Nittany Lions fell 3-2 to Michigan. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Stall Out, Fall 70-61 To Northwestern Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Stall Out, Fall 70-61 To Northwestern
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There are probably two different stats that best describe Penn State's loss to Northwestern on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Idea TestLab Gives New Inventors a Chance Idea TestLab Gives New Inventors a Chance
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - James Turchick
The future is happening, or at least trying to, at 224 S. Allen St. That’s where the entrepreneurial hub Happy Valley LaunchBox is hosting its second Idea TestLab for inventors with an idea who aren’t quite sure where to go next. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 4-0 To Michigan In Ann Arbor Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 4-0 To Michigan In Ann Arbor
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey couldn't make the most of a fast start and Michigan needed only a few chances to take care of a 4-0 victory on Friday night in the first game of the series in Ann Arbor. [Read More]
HBO Releases 'Paterno' Teaser Trailer HBO Releases 'Paterno' Teaser Trailer
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A teaser trailer released on Friday for HBO's Paterno offers look at Al Pacino in the role of late Penn State head coach. [Read More]
Watch The First Trailer For HBO's Paterno Movie
Video
Watch The First Trailer For HBO's Paterno Movie
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
HBO released a brief but informative trailer for its upcoming movie about Joe Paterno and the two week span of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. The movie is slated to be released this spring with Al Pacino in the role of Paterno. [Read More]
Beta Theta Pi Trial Postponed Beta Theta Pi Trial Postponed
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County President Judge Pamela Ruest signed an order this week granting the prosecution's request to move the case to the April term of court. Initially scheduled for the December term, in the fall it was postponed to the February term. [Read More]
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Russell Frank

The Women’s March: Notes from New York

The encouraging thing for the marchers and those who agree with their messages is that if people were motivated to march the day after Trump was inaugurated, and if they remained motivated to march a year after Trump was inaugurated, they now seem that much more likely to stay motivated right on thr

Joe Battista

Government Shutdown: What Happened to the Win-Win?

I am tired of kicking the can down the road. Too many of us have sat by idly while these “representatives of the people” in D.C. play chicken with the future of our already financially-challenged country. I have written in the past about a lack of common sense in the world but these days it cert

NCAA Stays Silent on Nassar and Michigan StatePatty Kleban

One might say what we are hearing from the NCAA in response to the Larry Nassar situation at Michigan State University are crickets. Silence in response to one of the biggest scandals in sports history.

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