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School Board OKs Sale of Lemont Elementary Building

School Board OKs Sale of Lemont Elementary Building

- Geoff Rushton

At a special meeting on Friday, State College Area School Board voted unanimously to move forward with the sale of the former Lemont Elementary School building.


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Dambly Reelected Chair of Penn State Board of Trustees Dambly Reelected Chair of Penn State Board of Trustees
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jim Davidson
Penn State’s Board of Trustees on Thursday re-elected incumbents Mark Dambly and Matthew Schuyler to the position of chair and vice chair, respectively, for 2019-20. [Read More]
Oppressive Heat to Grip Centre County This Weekend Oppressive Heat to Grip Centre County This Weekend
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A widespread heat wave will impact Centre County this weekend with temperatures and humidity that can be dangerous for those working outside and certain populations such as the sick and elderly. [Read More]
Will Penn State’s Defense Have to Carry Its Offense In 2019?
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Will Penn State’s Defense Have to Carry Its Offense In 2019?
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
James Franklin is bringing John Reid (left), Cam Brown and Blake Gillikin to the Big Ten Media Days for good reason: Defense will be the core of the Nittany Lions in 2019. [Read More]
Potential Buyer Plans to Open Private School at Lemont Elementary Building Potential Buyer Plans to Open Private School at Lemont Elementary Building
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Area School Board will hold a special meeting on Friday to move forward with the sale of the Lemont Elementary School building to Volos Properties IV, which intends to open a private school at the location. [Read More]
Matt Millen Will Return To Big Ten Network Broadcast Booth For 2019 Season Matt Millen Will Return To Big Ten Network Broadcast Booth For 2019 Season
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
New Big Ten Network president Francois McGillicuddy announced Penn State football legend Matt Millen is expected to be back in the broadcast booth as an analyst for the network during the 2019 football season. [Read More]
Police Say Man Admitted to Setting Sheriff's Van on Fire Police Say Man Admitted to Setting Sheriff's Van on Fire
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A Bellefonte man who was charged in 2018 with throwing incendiary devices on the roofs of the Centre County Courthouse and Sheriff's Office allegedly admitted while in jail that he set a sheriff's department van on fire in 2017. [Read More]
Penn State Freezes In-State Undergrad Tuition for 2nd Straight Year Penn State Freezes In-State Undergrad Tuition for 2nd Straight Year
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
For the second consecutive year and third in the last five, Penn State will freeze base tuition for Pennsylvania resident undergraduate students at all campuses. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Yetur Gross-Matos Big Ten Preseason Honoree Penn State Football: Yetur Gross-Matos Big Ten Preseason Honoree
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State football’s Yetur Gross-Matos was named a 2019 Big Ten preseason honoree Thursday morning ahead of the conference’s media days in Chicago this week. [Read More]
Judge Tosses Teacher's Lawsuit Against SCASD Superintendent Judge Tosses Teacher's Lawsuit Against SCASD Superintendent
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against State College Area School District superintendent Robert O'Donnell by a teacher who was was suspended in 2017 for an allegation that she struck a student. [Read More]
Penn State Commemorates Apollo 11’s Trip to the Moon with Launch of Model Rockets Penn State Commemorates Apollo 11’s Trip to the Moon with Launch of Model Rockets
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Fifty years ago the whole world watched as NASA took “one giant leap” with the Apollo 11 mission that landed the first astronauts on the moon. [Read More]

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Oppressive Heat to Grip Centre County This Weekend Oppressive Heat to Grip Centre County This Weekend
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A widespread heat wave will impact Centre County this weekend with temperatures and humidity that can be dangerous for those working outside and certain populations such as the sick and elderly. [Read More]
Potential Buyer Plans to Open Private School at Lemont Elementary Building Potential Buyer Plans to Open Private School at Lemont Elementary Building
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Area School Board will hold a special meeting on Friday to move forward with the sale of the Lemont Elementary School building to Volos Properties IV, which intends to open a private school at the location. [Read More]
Penn State Commemorates Apollo 11’s Trip to the Moon with Launch of Model Rockets Penn State Commemorates Apollo 11’s Trip to the Moon with Launch of Model Rockets
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Fifty years ago the whole world watched as NASA took “one giant leap” with the Apollo 11 mission that landed the first astronauts on the moon. [Read More]
Let's Talk: Conversations on Race and Ethnic Diversity in Centre County Let's Talk: Conversations on Race and Ethnic Diversity in Centre County
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Vincent Corso, Town&Gown
Penn State brings a much more diverse community to State College than you might otherwise expect to see in the mountains of central Pennsylvania. You can see it downtown, as people of many different nationalities walk the streets, speaking different languages. [Read More]
Area Festivals Yield Big Recycling Numbers Area Festivals Yield Big Recycling Numbers
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Last week was a big one for festivals in Centre County — and for local recycling efforts. [Read More]
State College Borough Water Authority Gets $25 Million State Assist for New Treatment Facility State College Borough Water Authority Gets $25 Million State Assist for New Treatment Facility
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Borough Water Authority's plans for a new water treatment facility to be located in Ferguson Township got a major boost on Wednesday with the announcement of a nearly $25 million low-interest loan from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (Pennvest). [Read More]
Nature's Ways: Cabbage White Butterfly Is a Serious Agricultural Pest
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Nature's Ways: Cabbage White Butterfly Is a Serious Agricultural Pest
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Mark Nale
Several rather nondescript white butterflies flutter around in circles as if playing with one another. Every few minutes one or more of them stop to sip nectar from a purple New York ironweed flower. Soon they fly over my garden, one butterfly landing briefly on a broccoli plant — then on to anoth [Read More]
Grange to Host Children’s Fair in Centre Hall Grange to Host Children’s Fair in Centre Hall
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
Progress Grange will hold its third annual Children’s Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on the grounds of the Grange Hall, located at 217 S. Pennsylvania Ave. in Centre Hall. [Read More]
Detour to Be in Place for Bridge Work in Lemont Detour to Be in Place for Bridge Work in Lemont
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A bridge preservation project on Elmwood Street in Lemont will require a detour for drivers looking to connect between East College Avenue and Pike Street for about a month and a half, according to PennDOT. [Read More]
Liquor License Transfer Approved for New Downtown State College Restaurant Liquor License Transfer Approved for New Downtown State College Restaurant
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Borough Council on Monday approved a liquor license transfer for a new restaurant at the former location of Spats Cafe and Speakeasy. [Read More]

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Will Penn State’s Defense Have to Carry Its Offense In 2019?
Column
Will Penn State’s Defense Have to Carry Its Offense In 2019?
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
James Franklin is bringing John Reid (left), Cam Brown and Blake Gillikin to the Big Ten Media Days for good reason: Defense will be the core of the Nittany Lions in 2019. [Read More]
Matt Millen Will Return To Big Ten Network Broadcast Booth For 2019 Season Matt Millen Will Return To Big Ten Network Broadcast Booth For 2019 Season
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
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1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
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2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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Penn State Football: Trio of Nittany Lions Land on Award Watch Lists Penn State Football: Trio of Nittany Lions Land on Award Watch Lists
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's watch list season and Penn State sophomore wide receiver KJ Hamler was named to the preseason watch list for the Maxwell Award for the National Player of the Year while junior defensive end Yetur Gross-Matos and sophomore linebacker Micah Parsons both landed on the preseason Bednarik Award wat [Read More]
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4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones, Onward State Staff
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5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
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Dambly Reelected Chair of Penn State Board of Trustees Dambly Reelected Chair of Penn State Board of Trustees
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jim Davidson
Penn State’s Board of Trustees on Thursday re-elected incumbents Mark Dambly and Matthew Schuyler to the position of chair and vice chair, respectively, for 2019-20. [Read More]
Will Penn State’s Defense Have to Carry Its Offense In 2019?
Column
Will Penn State’s Defense Have to Carry Its Offense In 2019?
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
James Franklin is bringing John Reid (left), Cam Brown and Blake Gillikin to the Big Ten Media Days for good reason: Defense will be the core of the Nittany Lions in 2019. [Read More]
Matt Millen Will Return To Big Ten Network Broadcast Booth For 2019 Season Matt Millen Will Return To Big Ten Network Broadcast Booth For 2019 Season
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
New Big Ten Network president Francois McGillicuddy announced Penn State football legend Matt Millen is expected to be back in the broadcast booth as an analyst for the network during the 2019 football season. [Read More]
Penn State Freezes In-State Undergrad Tuition for 2nd Straight Year Penn State Freezes In-State Undergrad Tuition for 2nd Straight Year
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
For the second consecutive year and third in the last five, Penn State will freeze base tuition for Pennsylvania resident undergraduate students at all campuses. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Yetur Gross-Matos Big Ten Preseason Honoree Penn State Football: Yetur Gross-Matos Big Ten Preseason Honoree
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State football’s Yetur Gross-Matos was named a 2019 Big Ten preseason honoree Thursday morning ahead of the conference’s media days in Chicago this week. [Read More]
Penn State Commemorates Apollo 11’s Trip to the Moon with Launch of Model Rockets Penn State Commemorates Apollo 11’s Trip to the Moon with Launch of Model Rockets
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Fifty years ago the whole world watched as NASA took “one giant leap” with the Apollo 11 mission that landed the first astronauts on the moon. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Out Of Conference Schedule Set For Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: Out Of Conference Schedule Set For Nittany Lions
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's basketball released the remaining games of its out of conference schedule on Wednesday afternoon, the Nittany Lions with two home games the first week of the season, the opener on Tuesday, Nov. 5 against Maryland Eastern Shore. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Stevens Back To Finish What He Started Penn State Basketball: Stevens Back To Finish What He Started
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the deadline just 24 hours away Lamar Stevens picked up his phone to talk with Penn State coach Pat Chambers. Stevens was coming back -he thought- but he wanted to use that final day to make sure. [Read More]
Penn State's Barron Is Nation's Third Highest-Paid Public University Leader Penn State's Barron Is Nation's Third Highest-Paid Public University Leader
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jim Davidson
The Chronicle of Higher Education published on Sunday its 2018 executive compensation package report, which lists Penn State President Eric Barron as the third highest-paid public university leader in the nation. [Read More]
Penn State, The Second Mile Still Battling in Court Penn State, The Second Mile Still Battling in Court
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State appeared earlier this year to have reached a civil settlement with Jerry Sandusky's now-defunct charity, The Second Mile, but according to recent filings that deal was never finished and both parties are back in court. [Read More]
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Will Penn State’s Defense Have to Carry Its Offense In 2019?

James Franklin is bringing John Reid (left), Cam Brown and Blake Gillikin to the Big Ten Media Days for good reason: Defense will be the core of the Nittany Lions in 2019.

Mark Nale

Nature's Ways: Cabbage White Butterfly Is a Serious Agricultural Pest

Several rather nondescript white butterflies flutter around in circles as if playing with one another. Every few minutes one or more of them stop to sip nectar from a purple New York ironweed flower. Soon they fly over my garden, one butterfly landing briefly on a broccoli plant — then on to anoth

Like Penn State Does, Local Community Should Do What's in Its Own Best InterestJohn Hook

Penn State has shown they are moving away from the good-neighbor policies of years past and focusing on what they claim is in their best interest. We, the residents of Happy Valley, need to act similarly.

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