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When Perfect Wasn't Enough When Perfect Wasn't Enough
by David Pencek, Town&Gown

Penn State's All-Sports Museum celebrates – and rekindles debates about – Penn State teams that were 'Unbeaten & Uncrowned.' Full Story →

Beckie Romig Remembered for Selfless Dedication to Community and Helping Others Beckie Romig Remembered for Selfless Dedication to Community and Helping Others

Beckie Romig, a devoted volunteer and tireless advocate for the disadvantaged in the Centre County community, died on Tuesday at her Pennsylvania Furnace home. She was 58.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Students, Community Members Rally at State College Climate Strike
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Students, Community Members Rally at State College Climate Strike

Hundreds of students and local community members joined together Friday afternoon to take part in the State College Climate Strike. Some skipped their classes or left work to take part in the event to advocate for the cause, joining fellow protesters in more than 150 countries demanding large-scale

StateCollege.com - Samuel Brungo
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Sept. 20-22 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Sept. 20-22

The weekend schedule is packed with concerts, festivals, theater, outdoor activities and much more — so let's get to it. We've picked out some of the weekend's highlights.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State Football: Which Offense Will Emerge in 2019?
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Penn State Football: Which Offense Will Emerge in 2019?

Which one is Penn State’s offense? a.) Pounded Idaho and Buffalo (second half) for 117 points and 948 yards in six quarters. OR b.) Struggled against Pitt and Buffalo (first half), scoring 24 points and gaining 471 yards in six quarters.

StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman

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FastTrack Accelerator Program Helps Community Members Build Businesses FastTrack Accelerator Program Helps Community Members Build Businesses
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Applications are open now through Oct. 26 for the next FastTrack Accelerator program for six to eight teams to go through a 15-week boot camp beginning Nov. 13. [Read More]
What Bonds State High Football On and Off the Field
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What Bonds State High Football On and Off the Field
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
State College football is off to a strong start as it prepares for its Friday night game at 3-1 Chambersburg. The Little Lions' success stems from plenty of reps in practice, but there's also another source of their strong bond on the field. [Read More]
Previewing Week 5 of Centre County High School Football Previewing Week 5 of Centre County High School Football
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Pat Rothdeutsch
Four wins and a heartbreaking, fourth-quarter loss at Tyrone for Philipsburg-Osceola highlighted Week 4 in Centre County high school football. There’s another full slate this week, and here’s a brief look at the matchups. [Read More]
Ten Thousand Villages State College Celebrates One Year Anniversary Ten Thousand Villages State College Celebrates One Year Anniversary
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
To thank patrons who have made it possible, Ten Thousand Villages State College is celebrating with “Here’s to a Year,” from Friday, Sept. 20 to Sunday, Sept. 22. This weekend of events and performances highlights the organization’s “ethical at every step” approach. [Read More]
Luke Combs Bringing 'What You See Is What You Get' Tour to Bryce Jordan Center Luke Combs Bringing 'What You See Is What You Get' Tour to Bryce Jordan Center
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Country star Luke Combs is about to hit the Bryce Jordan Center like a hurricane when he comes to Penn State for a Feb. 13 show, the venue announced Thursday. [Read More]
Osagies Announce Intent to Sue State College Police Over Son's Death Osagies Announce Intent to Sue State College Police Over Son's Death
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Lawyers representing the parents of Osaze Osagie said on Thursday they intend to file a lawsuit against the State College Police Department and the officers involved in the fatal shooting of the 29-year-old borough man in March. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Running Back Rotation Still Working Itself Out Penn State Football: Running Back Rotation Still Working Itself Out
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It has been five seasons since the last time Penn State's second leading rusher was a running back with over 500 yards to his name. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Student Season Tickets Sell Out Again Ahead Of Highly Anticipated Season Penn State Hockey: Student Season Tickets Sell Out Again Ahead Of Highly Anticipated Season
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Student tickets to see Penn State men's hockey sold out in less than 90 minutes according to the program, a bounce back after a sluggish -but eventually sold out- sale in 2018. [Read More]
Penn State Football:Early Experience Key For Overall Depth Penn State Football:Early Experience Key For Overall Depth
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
According to Penn State coach James Franklin, the best way to get better is to simply play. The challenge, finding time for everyone to do that, and still win. [Read More]
Wildlife for Everyone to Hold Wetlands Photography Contest Wildlife for Everyone to Hold Wetlands Photography Contest
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
If you love nature photography, then the Autumn in the Wetlands Photography Contest is for you. Wildlife for Everyone is sponsoring the contest, and hopes anyone who loves getting behind a camera will participate. [Read More]

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FastTrack Accelerator Program Helps Community Members Build Businesses FastTrack Accelerator Program Helps Community Members Build Businesses
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Applications are open now through Oct. 26 for the next FastTrack Accelerator program for six to eight teams to go through a 15-week boot camp beginning Nov. 13. [Read More]
What Bonds State High Football On and Off the Field
Video
What Bonds State High Football On and Off the Field
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
State College football is off to a strong start as it prepares for its Friday night game at 3-1 Chambersburg. The Little Lions' success stems from plenty of reps in practice, but there's also another source of their strong bond on the field. [Read More]
Ten Thousand Villages State College Celebrates One Year Anniversary Ten Thousand Villages State College Celebrates One Year Anniversary
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
To thank patrons who have made it possible, Ten Thousand Villages State College is celebrating with “Here’s to a Year,” from Friday, Sept. 20 to Sunday, Sept. 22. This weekend of events and performances highlights the organization’s “ethical at every step” approach. [Read More]
Luke Combs Bringing 'What You See Is What You Get' Tour to Bryce Jordan Center Luke Combs Bringing 'What You See Is What You Get' Tour to Bryce Jordan Center
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Country star Luke Combs is about to hit the Bryce Jordan Center like a hurricane when he comes to Penn State for a Feb. 13 show, the venue announced Thursday. [Read More]
Wildlife for Everyone to Hold Wetlands Photography Contest Wildlife for Everyone to Hold Wetlands Photography Contest
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
If you love nature photography, then the Autumn in the Wetlands Photography Contest is for you. Wildlife for Everyone is sponsoring the contest, and hopes anyone who loves getting behind a camera will participate. [Read More]
WPSU Event to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of 'Sesame Street' WPSU Event to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of 'Sesame Street'
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
WPSU will host free event on Saturday celebrating 50 years of Sesame Street with educational activities, games and crafts for children, a touch-a-truck area, selfie stations and prizes [Read More]
Autumn's Call to Remember
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Autumn's Call to Remember
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
According to the calendar this is the last weekend before fall. But for those more in touch with their soul than a cold scientific definition of the seasons, fall has already begun. And here in Happy Valley autumn is a time of incredible beauty and a time of reflection. [Read More]
Centre County Conservation, Recreation Projects Receive $200,000 in State Grants Centre County Conservation, Recreation Projects Receive $200,000 in State Grants
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The grants from the Commonwealth Financing Authority's will support ClearWater Conservancy's preservation of farmland in Ferguson Township and Rush Township's work to rehabilitate its Municipal Park. [Read More]
Orpheus Singers to Perform Concert Under New Director Orpheus Singers to Perform Concert Under New Director
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Town-and-gown chamber choir the Orpheus Singers has a new director as it prepares for its first concert of the season this weekend in State College. [Read More]
Woman Rescued After Crashing into Retention Pond in Pleasant Gap Woman Rescued After Crashing into Retention Pond in Pleasant Gap
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A woman was rescued from her submerged vehicle after crashing through a fence and into the retention pond Wednesday morning at the Pleasant Gap State Fish Hatchery along Axemann Road. [Read More]

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What Bonds State High Football On and Off the Field
Video
What Bonds State High Football On and Off the Field
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
State College football is off to a strong start as it prepares for its Friday night game at 3-1 Chambersburg. The Little Lions' success stems from plenty of reps in practice, but there's also another source of their strong bond on the field. [Read More]
Previewing Week 5 of Centre County High School Football Previewing Week 5 of Centre County High School Football
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Pat Rothdeutsch
Four wins and a heartbreaking, fourth-quarter loss at Tyrone for Philipsburg-Osceola highlighted Week 4 in Centre County high school football. There’s another full slate this week, and here’s a brief look at the matchups. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Running Back Rotation Still Working Itself Out Penn State Football: Running Back Rotation Still Working Itself Out
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It has been five seasons since the last time Penn State's second leading rusher was a running back with over 500 yards to his name. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Student Season Tickets Sell Out Again Ahead Of Highly Anticipated Season Penn State Hockey: Student Season Tickets Sell Out Again Ahead Of Highly Anticipated Season
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Student tickets to see Penn State men's hockey sold out in less than 90 minutes according to the program, a bounce back after a sluggish -but eventually sold out- sale in 2018. [Read More]
Penn State Football:Early Experience Key For Overall Depth Penn State Football:Early Experience Key For Overall Depth
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
According to Penn State coach James Franklin, the best way to get better is to simply play. The challenge, finding time for everyone to do that, and still win. [Read More]
Penn State Football To Be Featured On HBO Series Penn State Football To Be Featured On HBO Series
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will be among the four teams featured in the upcoming HBO Sports 24/7 COLLEGE FOOTBALL series. The all-access show will follow the Nittany Lions for a week in October to chronicle the team's preparations for the Purdue game on October 5. [Read More]
The National: Penn State's Statistical Rankings Heading Into Big Ten Plan The National: Penn State's Statistical Rankings Heading Into Big Ten Plan
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State headed into the off week and a Big Ten opening clash with Maryland set in College Park next week, now is as good of a time as any to reboot The National, a weekly look at how Penn State's stats stack up against the rest of the nation. [Read More]
Football Fans Frustrated Over Traffic Changes
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Football Fans Frustrated Over Traffic Changes
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Penn State football fans who sat in long traffic jams and delays on Saturday vented their frustration over this season's parking and traffic changes. [Read More]
The Penn State-Pitt Rivalry: Show Me the Money
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The Penn State-Pitt Rivalry: Show Me the Money
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
It’s over. With the 100th meeting between Pitt and Penn State this past Saturday, one of the greatest rivalries in the history of college football has come to an end — at least for the foreseeable future. And this is one fan who thinks it’s a damn shame. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Tommy Stevens Talks Transfer And Career On Podcast Penn State Football: Tommy Stevens Talks Transfer And Career On Podcast
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State quarterback Tommy Stevens talked about his time at Penn State on a local podcast. [Read More]

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FastTrack Accelerator Program Helps Community Members Build Businesses FastTrack Accelerator Program Helps Community Members Build Businesses
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Applications are open now through Oct. 26 for the next FastTrack Accelerator program for six to eight teams to go through a 15-week boot camp beginning Nov. 13. [Read More]
Luke Combs Bringing 'What You See Is What You Get' Tour to Bryce Jordan Center Luke Combs Bringing 'What You See Is What You Get' Tour to Bryce Jordan Center
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Country star Luke Combs is about to hit the Bryce Jordan Center like a hurricane when he comes to Penn State for a Feb. 13 show, the venue announced Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Running Back Rotation Still Working Itself Out Penn State Football: Running Back Rotation Still Working Itself Out
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It has been five seasons since the last time Penn State's second leading rusher was a running back with over 500 yards to his name. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Student Season Tickets Sell Out Again Ahead Of Highly Anticipated Season Penn State Hockey: Student Season Tickets Sell Out Again Ahead Of Highly Anticipated Season
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Student tickets to see Penn State men's hockey sold out in less than 90 minutes according to the program, a bounce back after a sluggish -but eventually sold out- sale in 2018. [Read More]
Penn State Football:Early Experience Key For Overall Depth Penn State Football:Early Experience Key For Overall Depth
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
According to Penn State coach James Franklin, the best way to get better is to simply play. The challenge, finding time for everyone to do that, and still win. [Read More]
WPSU Event to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of 'Sesame Street' WPSU Event to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of 'Sesame Street'
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
WPSU will host free event on Saturday celebrating 50 years of Sesame Street with educational activities, games and crafts for children, a touch-a-truck area, selfie stations and prizes [Read More]
Autumn's Call to Remember
Column
Autumn's Call to Remember
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
According to the calendar this is the last weekend before fall. But for those more in touch with their soul than a cold scientific definition of the seasons, fall has already begun. And here in Happy Valley autumn is a time of incredible beauty and a time of reflection. [Read More]
Penn State Football To Be Featured On HBO Series Penn State Football To Be Featured On HBO Series
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will be among the four teams featured in the upcoming HBO Sports 24/7 COLLEGE FOOTBALL series. The all-access show will follow the Nittany Lions for a week in October to chronicle the team's preparations for the Purdue game on October 5. [Read More]
The National: Penn State's Statistical Rankings Heading Into Big Ten Plan The National: Penn State's Statistical Rankings Heading Into Big Ten Plan
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State headed into the off week and a Big Ten opening clash with Maryland set in College Park next week, now is as good of a time as any to reboot The National, a weekly look at how Penn State's stats stack up against the rest of the nation. [Read More]
Judge Recuses Himself from Sandusky Resentencing Judge Recuses Himself from Sandusky Resentencing
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The specially-presiding judge who was expected to oversee Jerry Sandusky's resentencing has recused himself from the case, according to the Associated Press. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: Which Offense Will Emerge in 2019?

Which one is Penn State’s offense? a.) Pounded Idaho and Buffalo (second half) for 117 points and 948 yards in six quarters. OR b.) Struggled against Pitt and Buffalo (first half), scoring 24 points and gaining 471 yards in six quarters.

Jay Paterno

Autumn's Call to Remember

According to the calendar this is the last weekend before fall. But for those more in touch with their soul than a cold scientific definition of the seasons, fall has already begun. And here in Happy Valley autumn is a time of incredible beauty and a time of reflection.

Doing the Ellie-Nellie Two-StepRussell Frank

I am giddy with granddaughters. There’s Penelope, a year old already, and now there’s Elleka, born last week. I managed to see both of these precious ones last week, which took some doing. Elleka lives in Vancouver. Penelope lives in Boulder, Colo.

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