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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
by 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. Full Story →

Winter Weather Advisory Issued with Snow in the Forecast Winter Weather Advisory Issued with Snow in the Forecast

The Centre Region could see its first measurable snowfall of the winter Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Harris Township 2018 Budget Includes Tax Decrease Harris Township 2018 Budget Includes Tax Decrease

Harris Township residents will see a slight decrease in their local property tax following the approval of the 2018 budget on Monday night by the Board of Supervisors.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State Football: Watch Two Film Breakdowns Of Saquon Barkley
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Penn State Football: Watch Two Film Breakdowns Of Saquon Barkley

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.

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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

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.

StateCollege.com - Mike Dawson, Town&Gown

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Patton Township Supervisors Vote to Prohibit Casino Patton Township Supervisors Vote to Prohibit Casino
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Patton Township joined the list of municipalities in the Centre Region and statewide to pass a resolution preventing development of a mini-casino. [Read More]
No Tax Increase in 2018 Patton Township Budget No Tax Increase in 2018 Patton Township Budget
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Patton Township's Board of Supervisors on Wednesday approved a 2018 budget that includes no increase in property taxes. [Read More]
Vehicles Must Be Removed from Ferguson Township Streets During Snow Vehicles Must Be Removed from Ferguson Township Streets During Snow
9 hours 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]
Two Dead in Shooting at Penn State Beaver Campus Two Dead in Shooting at Penn State Beaver Campus
11 hours 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]
Haleigh Washington Wins Senior CLASS Award Haleigh Washington Wins Senior CLASS Award
13 hours 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
13 hours 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]
Police Say Man in a Santa Hat Injured Another with a Knife Police Say Man in a Santa Hat Injured Another with a Knife
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Police are looking to identify a suspect who allegedly injured another man with a knife during an altercation downtown. [Read More]
A Shaggy Dog Story
Column
A Shaggy Dog Story
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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]

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Patton Township Supervisors Vote to Prohibit Casino Patton Township Supervisors Vote to Prohibit Casino
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Patton Township joined the list of municipalities in the Centre Region and statewide to pass a resolution preventing development of a mini-casino. [Read More]
Vehicles Must Be Removed from Ferguson Township Streets During Snow Vehicles Must Be Removed from Ferguson Township Streets During Snow
9 hours 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]
A Shaggy Dog Story
Column
A Shaggy Dog Story
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
2 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]
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'
2 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]
It's Not Too Late to Make a Difference for the Holidays
Column
It's Not Too Late to Make a Difference for the Holidays
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
I would like to suggest that you give serious consideration to an “alternative” holiday gift or donation to a charity or cause that is meaningful to you. The challenge I have for you is create experiences for others less fortunate than you. If you can do it locally, that’s even better. But do [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
2 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]
Free Holiday Parking to Return to Downtown State College Free Holiday Parking to Return to Downtown State College
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
For those heading to downtown State College next week for some holiday shopping or a bite to eat, there will be no need to worry about feeding the parking meter or paying before leaving the garage. [Read More]

All Local & Penn State Sports

 
Haleigh Washington Wins Senior CLASS Award Haleigh Washington Wins Senior CLASS Award
13 hours 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
13 hours 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: Barkley And Gesicki Take Home Sporting News Honors Penn State Football: Barkley And Gesicki Take Home Sporting News Honors
2 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
2 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
3 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
3 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
Column
DaeSean Hamilton is the Personification of Penn State Football's Renewal
3 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]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Robert Morris 7-4 Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Robert Morris 7-4
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
But for now, a team plagued with injuries rests, and waits to see if growing postseason hopes are as real as they seem in early December. [Read More]
Penn State Women’s Volleyball Headed to Final Four Penn State Women’s Volleyball Headed to Final Four
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
Penn State women’s volleyball advanced to its 13th Final Four in program history Saturday night, sweeping Michigan State in front of a packed house at Rec Hall. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Finishes Fourth In Heisman Voting, And Why He Wasn't Invited Penn State Football: Barkley Finishes Fourth In Heisman Voting, And Why He Wasn't Invited
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley finished fourth in the 2017 Heisman Trophy voting as Baker Mayfield took home the honor on Saturday night. [Read More]

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Two Dead in Shooting at Penn State Beaver Campus Two Dead in Shooting at Penn State Beaver Campus
11 hours 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]
Community Members Celebrate First Night of Hanukkah with Menorah Lighting Community Members Celebrate First Night of Hanukkah with Menorah Lighting
1 day 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
2 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'
Video
Global Connections Discussion Group Aims to Help with 'Making Sense of the American Experience'
2 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
2 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
3 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]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Enter Break In Thick Of Postseason Talk Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Enter Break In Thick Of Postseason Talk
3 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
3 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]
Alumni Board Closes Penn State Fraternity House After Reported Violations Alumni Board Closes Penn State Fraternity House After Reported Violations
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
Local alumni leaders became aware of several reported violations on Dec. 5. They then suspended all fraternity activity and notified university officials and the SAE national organization. [Read More]
DaeSean Hamilton is the Personification of Penn State Football's Renewal
Column
DaeSean Hamilton is the Personification of Penn State Football's Renewal
3 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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Russell Frank

A Shaggy Dog Story

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.

Joe Battista

It's Not Too Late to Make a Difference for the Holidays

I would like to suggest that you give serious consideration to an “alternative” holiday gift or donation to a charity or cause that is meaningful to you. The challenge I have for you is create experiences for others less fortunate than you. If you can do it locally, that’s even better. But do

Months Later, a Stressful ReminderPatty Kleban

I was sitting on my couch after a long day last Tuesday. I had gone to yoga after work and then came home, took a shower and put on my sweats. I was settling in with book on the couch with the TV news on in the background and it came over me like a wave.

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