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Skilled Hands: These Centre County Artisans’ Occupations Are Old School, but Still in Demand Skilled Hands: These Centre County Artisans’ Occupations Are Old School, but Still in Demand
by Karen Walker, Town&Gown

We tracked down a few local artisans who are still practicing some “lost art” trades. Some found their way to their trade through family, some through formal education, some through a combination of both. Some have made a life and career out of their trade, while for others it is more of a secon Full Story →

Study Finds Burning Trash Leaves Toxins in Soil Study Finds Burning Trash Leaves Toxins in Soil

Burning trash in the backyard has long been known to cause air quality concerns, but a recent Penn State study sponsored by the Centre County Recycling and Refuse Authority has found that the longtime practice of burning trash also puts harmful toxins in the soil.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Yield, Returns, Income and More: Know the Lingo
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Yield, Returns, Income and More: Know the Lingo

I am as guilty of it as anyone. When one has been in any industry for a long time, they speak the lingo. Problems arise when one continues to speak it to people who aren’t in the industry. The results can be confusing.

StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
Bagel Crust's Third Location Up and Running Bagel Crust's Third Location Up and Running

If you get to the newly opened Bagel Crust in the Northland Center early enough, you can watch the New York-style bagels being made right in the front window.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Maroon & Gray Society Banquet Raises $60,000 for New State High Band Uniforms Maroon & Gray Society Banquet Raises $60,000 for New State High Band Uniforms

The inaugural Maroon & Gray Society banquet last weekend not only recognized outstanding State College alumni and teachers, it also raised big money for much-needed new uniforms for the State High Marching Band.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton

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World War I Veteran Remembered with Flag Presentation World War I Veteran Remembered with Flag Presentation
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
Millheim Civil War reenactor and historian Jimmy Brown recently was presented with a folded American flag in honor of his great-grandfather, Lewis “Alfred” Crader, a veteran of World War I. Members of Millheim American Legion Post 444 made the presentation. [Read More]
Snow Shoe Rededicates Veterans Memorial Snow Shoe Rededicates Veterans Memorial
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
On Armed Forces Day, about 150 residents of Snow Shoe and the Mountaintop area gathered at the Snow Shoe Fire Company grounds to rededicate the town’s military veterans memorial plaque on its 75th anniversary. [Read More]
Reenactors Interpret WWII European Theater at Military Museum Reenactors Interpret WWII European Theater at Military Museum
2 days ago - StateCollege.com
The grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg will once again be transformed into a staging area for the push into occupied France on Saturday and Sunday. An Axis and Allied forces bivouac will interpret field life for the public during the annual Memorial Day weekend event. [Read More]
Eat'n Park-Affiliated Hello Bistro to Open in Former Location of The Diner Eat'n Park-Affiliated Hello Bistro to Open in Former Location of The Diner
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Hello Bistro, a fast-casual restaurant that is part of the Eat’n Park Hospitality Group, will open in the former location of The Diner in State College. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: North Dakota Down The Road? Marquee Game Might Happen Penn State Hockey: North Dakota Down The Road? Marquee Game Might Happen
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey might be headed south in a few years for a marquee game. [Read More]
Memorial Day Services Planned Around the Area Memorial Day Services Planned Around the Area
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Memorial Day weekend comes with plenty of celebration -- good times with families and friends in the backyard or in the community. But of course, it's true purpose is to remember all those who sacrificed their lives in service to the nation. A number of services will be held around the State Colleg [Read More]
TGIF: Memorial Day Weekend Events for May 25-28 TGIF: Memorial Day Weekend Events for May 25-28
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It’s Memorial Day weekend, and there is a packed schedule of events and observances, including the annual weekend-long celebration and commemoration in Boalsburg. You'll also find concerts, theater and outdoor activities as well [Read More]
McLanahan's Gears Up for Beer Sales with a Twist McLanahan's Gears Up for Beer Sales with a Twist
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
The coolers are cleared and the shelves are ready as McLanahan’s Downtown Market makes way for beer sales to begin this summer. [Read More]
How Does Penn State Football Do Against the Point Spread?
Column
How Does Penn State Football Do Against the Point Spread?
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Over the past two seasons, Penn State covered the point spread almost three out out of four games. (Only Boise State did better.) Should we call them the Nittany Lines? [Read More]
State Theatre Recognized as a State College Historic Site State Theatre Recognized as a State College Historic Site
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
As it approaches the 80th anniversary of its opening, the State Theatre has been recognized as a State College historic site. [Read More]

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World War I Veteran Remembered with Flag Presentation World War I Veteran Remembered with Flag Presentation
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
Millheim Civil War reenactor and historian Jimmy Brown recently was presented with a folded American flag in honor of his great-grandfather, Lewis “Alfred” Crader, a veteran of World War I. Members of Millheim American Legion Post 444 made the presentation. [Read More]
Snow Shoe Rededicates Veterans Memorial Snow Shoe Rededicates Veterans Memorial
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
On Armed Forces Day, about 150 residents of Snow Shoe and the Mountaintop area gathered at the Snow Shoe Fire Company grounds to rededicate the town’s military veterans memorial plaque on its 75th anniversary. [Read More]
Reenactors Interpret WWII European Theater at Military Museum Reenactors Interpret WWII European Theater at Military Museum
2 days ago - StateCollege.com
The grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg will once again be transformed into a staging area for the push into occupied France on Saturday and Sunday. An Axis and Allied forces bivouac will interpret field life for the public during the annual Memorial Day weekend event. [Read More]
Eat'n Park-Affiliated Hello Bistro to Open in Former Location of The Diner Eat'n Park-Affiliated Hello Bistro to Open in Former Location of The Diner
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Hello Bistro, a fast-casual restaurant that is part of the Eat’n Park Hospitality Group, will open in the former location of The Diner in State College. [Read More]
Memorial Day Services Planned Around the Area Memorial Day Services Planned Around the Area
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Memorial Day weekend comes with plenty of celebration -- good times with families and friends in the backyard or in the community. But of course, it's true purpose is to remember all those who sacrificed their lives in service to the nation. A number of services will be held around the State Colleg [Read More]
TGIF: Memorial Day Weekend Events for May 25-28 TGIF: Memorial Day Weekend Events for May 25-28
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It’s Memorial Day weekend, and there is a packed schedule of events and observances, including the annual weekend-long celebration and commemoration in Boalsburg. You'll also find concerts, theater and outdoor activities as well [Read More]
McLanahan's Gears Up for Beer Sales with a Twist McLanahan's Gears Up for Beer Sales with a Twist
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
The coolers are cleared and the shelves are ready as McLanahan’s Downtown Market makes way for beer sales to begin this summer. [Read More]
State Theatre Recognized as a State College Historic Site State Theatre Recognized as a State College Historic Site
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
As it approaches the 80th anniversary of its opening, the State Theatre has been recognized as a State College historic site. [Read More]
Penn State Program Graduates New Deputy Sheriffs Penn State Program Graduates New Deputy Sheriffs
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Centre County Sheriff Bryan Sampsel was on hand to see Deputy Nicole Smith, of State College, finish her training. Smith graduated from Penn State in 1997, then worked for 20 years in the human service field before deciding to become a sheriff’s deputy. [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Centre Crest Administrator Andrew Naugle on Elder Care and the New Facility Planned in College Township Lunch with Mimi: Centre Crest Administrator Andrew Naugle on Elder Care and the New Facility Planned in College Township
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Town & Gown
Town&Gown founder Mimi Barash Coppersmith sat down with Andrew Naugle at Liberty Craft House to discuss his career in nursing home administration and what the plans are for the new Centre Crest facility opening in 2020. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: North Dakota Down The Road? Marquee Game Might Happen Penn State Hockey: North Dakota Down The Road? Marquee Game Might Happen
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey might be headed south in a few years for a marquee game. [Read More]
Report: Former Cal Swimmer Says She Emailed Sandy Barbour About Sexual Harassment Claims Report: Former Cal Swimmer Says She Emailed Sandy Barbour About Sexual Harassment Claims
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour was made aware of a sexual harassment allegation during her time at the University of California - Berkley via an email from a student-athlete, but did not respond, according to a report from PennLive. [Read More]
How Does Penn State Football Do Against the Point Spread?
Column
How Does Penn State Football Do Against the Point Spread?
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Over the past two seasons, Penn State covered the point spread almost three out out of four games. (Only Boise State did better.) Should we call them the Nittany Lines? [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Nittany Lions, 2018 Will Be As Much About Mental Talent As Physical Penn State Football: For Nittany Lions, 2018 Will Be As Much About Mental Talent As Physical
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's making sure that our team is mature enough to handle it and doesn't feel like winning is just a birthright at Penn State because it's not," James Franklin said in Philadelphia a few weeks ago. "Getting our guys to understand the type of sacrifices, the type of investment they are going t [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gruden Might Just Be The Answer For Hackenberg Penn State Football: Gruden Might Just Be The Answer For Hackenberg
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If there was a moment when Christian Hackenberg's collegiate and professional worlds collided for the first time it may have been the exact second he walked into the room to film Jon Gruden's QB Camp special. [Read More]
Jets Trade Former Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg to Raiders Jets Trade Former Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg to Raiders
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly, Mikey Mandarino
The New York Jets on Tuesday traded former Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg to the Oakland Raiders a conditional seventh round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: 2018-19 Schedule Released As Nittany Lions Open Against Clarkson Penn State Hockey: 2018-19 Schedule Released As Nittany Lions Open Against Clarkson
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey will look to make it three-straight appearances in the NCAA Tournament and will start that quest on Thursday, Oct 11 against Clarkson that finished the season ranked 10th in the PairWise. [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
6 days 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
6 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’
6 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 Hockey: North Dakota Down The Road? Marquee Game Might Happen Penn State Hockey: North Dakota Down The Road? Marquee Game Might Happen
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey might be headed south in a few years for a marquee game. [Read More]
Report: Former Cal Swimmer Says She Emailed Sandy Barbour About Sexual Harassment Claims Report: Former Cal Swimmer Says She Emailed Sandy Barbour About Sexual Harassment Claims
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour was made aware of a sexual harassment allegation during her time at the University of California - Berkley via an email from a student-athlete, but did not respond, according to a report from PennLive. [Read More]
How Does Penn State Football Do Against the Point Spread?
Column
How Does Penn State Football Do Against the Point Spread?
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Over the past two seasons, Penn State covered the point spread almost three out out of four games. (Only Boise State did better.) Should we call them the Nittany Lines? [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Nittany Lions, 2018 Will Be As Much About Mental Talent As Physical Penn State Football: For Nittany Lions, 2018 Will Be As Much About Mental Talent As Physical
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It's making sure that our team is mature enough to handle it and doesn't feel like winning is just a birthright at Penn State because it's not," James Franklin said in Philadelphia a few weeks ago. "Getting our guys to understand the type of sacrifices, the type of investment they are going t [Read More]
Penn State Program Graduates New Deputy Sheriffs Penn State Program Graduates New Deputy Sheriffs
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Centre County Sheriff Bryan Sampsel was on hand to see Deputy Nicole Smith, of State College, finish her training. Smith graduated from Penn State in 1997, then worked for 20 years in the human service field before deciding to become a sheriff’s deputy. [Read More]
Energy Days Conference Aims to Build Partnerships to Solve Critical Challenges Energy Days Conference Aims to Build Partnerships to Solve Critical Challenges
4 days ago - StateCollege.com
Penn State's third annual Energy Days conference will be held on May 30 and 31 at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. [Read More]
Penn State Names Guadagnino Vice President for Administration Penn State Names Guadagnino Vice President for Administration
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Frank Guadagnino, associate general counsel at Penn State, will be the university's new vice president for administration, effective July 1. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Gruden Might Just Be The Answer For Hackenberg Penn State Football: Gruden Might Just Be The Answer For Hackenberg
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If there was a moment when Christian Hackenberg's collegiate and professional worlds collided for the first time it may have been the exact second he walked into the room to film Jon Gruden's QB Camp special. [Read More]
University Park Airport to Conduct Full-Scale Emergency Drill University Park Airport to Conduct Full-Scale Emergency Drill
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A large number of emergency responders and vehicles will be on hand at University Park Airport tonight (May 23), but it won't be a cause for alarm. [Read More]
As Disciplinary Hearing Opens, Expert Says Baldwin Failed to Properly Represent Ex-Penn State Administrators As Disciplinary Hearing Opens, Expert Says Baldwin Failed to Properly Represent Ex-Penn State Administrators
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board hearing began on Tuesday in Pittsburgh for former Penn State general counsel Cynthia Baldwin, who is accused of violating rules of professional conduct in her representation of former university administrators during the Jerry Sandusky investigation. [Read More]
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Judy Loy

Yield, Returns, Income and More: Know the Lingo

I am as guilty of it as anyone. When one has been in any industry for a long time, they speak the lingo. Problems arise when one continues to speak it to people who aren’t in the industry. The results can be confusing.

Mike Poorman

How Does Penn State Football Do Against the Point Spread?

Over the past two seasons, Penn State covered the point spread almost three out out of four games. (Only Boise State did better.) Should we call them the Nittany Lines?

Habitat for Humanity Breaks Ground on New Home in Centre CountyGeoff 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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