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Lightning Strike Caused Fire at Student Apartment Complex

Lightning Strike Caused Fire at Student Apartment Complex

- Geoff Rushton

A lightning strike was the cause of a fire on Sunday at a Patton Township apartment complex, according to Centre Region fire officials.


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Boalsburg Charm: History, Tradition Remain at the Heart of This Fast-Growing Community Boalsburg Charm: History, Tradition Remain at the Heart of This Fast-Growing Community
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Karen Walker, Town&Gown
Back in 1809, land speculator Andrew Stroup sold 60 tracts of land by lottery for $11 each, thus establishing the village that would become Boalsburg. Then known as Springfield, its high-quality freshwater spring and location at a strategic Pennsylvania crossroads made it a desirable place to settle [Read More]
A Musical Blast from the Past Reminds That Some Things Haven't Really Changed
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A Musical Blast from the Past Reminds That Some Things Haven't Really Changed
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
I’ve found myself mentally reciting the lyrics whenever it randomly pops up on my cell phone playlist. In many cases it’s saddening how the lyrics – penned over a half-century ago – still resonate today. [Read More]
Nickal, Retherford Advance to Final X with Chance to Qualify for World Team Nickal, Retherford Advance to Final X with Chance to Qualify for World Team
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Bo Nickal and Zain Retherford each took one more step forward in their pursuit of qualifying for the 2019 Wrestling World Championships. [Read More]
From Diamond to Hardwood: Former State High Hardballer Leads Volleyball Team into Playoffs From Diamond to Hardwood: Former State High Hardballer Leads Volleyball Team into Playoffs
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Gordon Brunskill
Tanner Kuruzovich more than once got an earful from his older siblings about playing volleyball in high school. [Read More]
Letter: Affordable Health Care for All Is Good for the Economy
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Letter: Affordable Health Care for All Is Good for the Economy
1 day ago - StateCollege.com
When people are sick it is harder for them to care for their children, they miss days at work, and they have less money to spend on groceries, clothes, and other things that stimulate our economy. Right now, the only people who have health care they know they can rely on are senior citizens. This [Read More]
Letter: Why I'm Running for Congress
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Letter: Why I'm Running for Congress
1 day ago - StateCollege.com
I’m running for Congress and I’m asking for your vote on May 21 to protect the values that my wife, Becky, and I are teaching our daughters. [Read More]
Fire Damages Patton Township Apartment Building Fire Damages Patton Township Apartment Building
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Multiple fire companies battled a blaze at a Patton Township apartment complex on Sunday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Noting a Real Degree of Success for Transfers
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Penn State Football: Noting a Real Degree of Success for Transfers
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Like many of his former teammates, Tommy Stevens’ departure has been a success. To a degree. Actually, with a college degree. Of course, the definition of success is a mixed bag, and depends upon your vantage point. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Lacrosse Headed To Final Four Following 21-14 Win Over Loyola Penn State Men's Lacrosse Headed To Final Four Following 21-14 Win Over Loyola
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's lacrosse is headed to the Final Four for the first time in program history following a 21-14 win over Loyola (MD) on Sunday afternoon in East Hartford, Connecticut. [Read More]
Rare Monarchs Being Raised in Spring Mills Rare Monarchs Being Raised in Spring Mills
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G Kerry Webster
There’s some pretty rare butterflies fluttering around Spring Mills. How rare? How about one in 10 million rare. [Read More]

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Boalsburg Charm: History, Tradition Remain at the Heart of This Fast-Growing Community Boalsburg Charm: History, Tradition Remain at the Heart of This Fast-Growing Community
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Karen Walker, Town&Gown
Back in 1809, land speculator Andrew Stroup sold 60 tracts of land by lottery for $11 each, thus establishing the village that would become Boalsburg. Then known as Springfield, its high-quality freshwater spring and location at a strategic Pennsylvania crossroads made it a desirable place to settle [Read More]
A Musical Blast from the Past Reminds That Some Things Haven't Really Changed
Column
A Musical Blast from the Past Reminds That Some Things Haven't Really Changed
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
I’ve found myself mentally reciting the lyrics whenever it randomly pops up on my cell phone playlist. In many cases it’s saddening how the lyrics – penned over a half-century ago – still resonate today. [Read More]
Rare Monarchs Being Raised in Spring Mills Rare Monarchs Being Raised in Spring Mills
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G Kerry Webster
There’s some pretty rare butterflies fluttering around Spring Mills. How rare? How about one in 10 million rare. [Read More]
Innovation Park Building Named in Honor of Pioneering Scientist and Penn State Grad Innovation Park Building Named in Honor of Pioneering Scientist and Penn State Grad
4 days ago - StateCollege.com
At a ceremony on Friday, Penn State named 328 Innovation Boulevard in Innovation Park in honor of Warren M. Washington, a pioneer and world leader in climate modeling. [Read More]
Penn State Team Takes Second in NASA Space Shelter Contest Penn State Team Takes Second in NASA Space Shelter Contest
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jim Davidson
Wednesday, May 1 marked the midpoint of finals week for most Penn State students — a time to shed study guides and pack up the room in anticipation of hitting the road and driving off into the almost-summertime sunset. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for May 17-19 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for May 17-19
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
J.A.M. Fest hits the streets of downtown State College, the inaugural Open Streets Bellefonte offers fun activities like a Ninja Warrior course and inflatable rodeo playground, and the Centre County Master Gardeners host their big annual plant sale at the Ag Progress Days grounds. [Read More]
C3 Sports Indoor Complex Provides New Place to Play C3 Sports Indoor Complex Provides New Place to Play
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
It was the perfect setting as C3 Sports held its grand opening for its new 36,000-square-foot indoor sports complex. While members from the organization and community leaders cut the symbolic ribbon to mark the grand opening, daycare kids were in the background running, jumping and climbing up huge [Read More]
'A Universe of Stories' Awaits for Schlow Library's Summer Reading Program 'A Universe of Stories' Awaits for Schlow Library's Summer Reading Program
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - David Pencek
Schlow Centre Region Library is ready to help everyone have an out-of-this world summer. This year’s theme for the library’s Summer Reading Program is “A Universe of Stories,” and all are invited to join in the fun. [Read More]
John Urschel Is a Shining Example of What College Football Can Be John Urschel Is a Shining Example of What College Football Can Be
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
Fighting some writer’s block for this week’s column, my attention was caught by a newly released book, “Mind and Matter,” co-written by former Penn State football student-athlete John Urschel and his wife, Louisa Thomas. Something positive to write about was a welcome development. [Read More]
Trash Brings Inspiration in Art Alliance Recycled Show Trash Brings Inspiration in Art Alliance Recycled Show
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Lia Fatica, Town&Gown
Often, society associates art with a beautiful painting or an intricate drawing. However, there are some people, such as Marilyn Seeling, who can find art in just about any tangible material. Whether it’s trash, an old piece of wood from her barn, or simply an old newspaper, it can be art. [Read More]

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Nickal, Retherford Advance to Final X with Chance to Qualify for World Team Nickal, Retherford Advance to Final X with Chance to Qualify for World Team
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Bo Nickal and Zain Retherford each took one more step forward in their pursuit of qualifying for the 2019 Wrestling World Championships. [Read More]
From Diamond to Hardwood: Former State High Hardballer Leads Volleyball Team into Playoffs From Diamond to Hardwood: Former State High Hardballer Leads Volleyball Team into Playoffs
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Gordon Brunskill
Tanner Kuruzovich more than once got an earful from his older siblings about playing volleyball in high school. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Noting a Real Degree of Success for Transfers
Column
Penn State Football: Noting a Real Degree of Success for Transfers
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Like many of his former teammates, Tommy Stevens’ departure has been a success. To a degree. Actually, with a college degree. Of course, the definition of success is a mixed bag, and depends upon your vantage point. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Lacrosse Headed To Final Four Following 21-14 Win Over Loyola Penn State Men's Lacrosse Headed To Final Four Following 21-14 Win Over Loyola
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's lacrosse is headed to the Final Four for the first time in program history following a 21-14 win over Loyola (MD) on Sunday afternoon in East Hartford, Connecticut. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For All The Changes, Barkley Still Barkley Penn State Football: For All The Changes, Barkley Still Barkley
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With everyone wanting a piece of Saquon, what pieces are left over for the man himself? The answer appears to be that the most important parts. [Read More]
Report: Penn State Fencing Head Coach Failed to Report Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Assistant Report: Penn State Fencing Head Coach Failed to Report Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Assistant
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State fencing head coach Wes Glon allegedly didn’t report the sexual misconduct allegations against former assistant coach George Abashidze when he first heard about them in early 2018, according to Philly.com. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Tommy Stevens To Join Moorhead At Mississippi State Penn State Football: Tommy Stevens To Join Moorhead At Mississippi State
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After announcing his intent to transfer following Penn State's annual spring scrimmage, former Nittany Lion quarterback Tommy Stevens will transfer to Mississippi State, joining forces with head coach and former Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead. [Read More]
C3 Sports Indoor Complex Provides New Place to Play C3 Sports Indoor Complex Provides New Place to Play
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
It was the perfect setting as C3 Sports held its grand opening for its new 36,000-square-foot indoor sports complex. While members from the organization and community leaders cut the symbolic ribbon to mark the grand opening, daycare kids were in the background running, jumping and climbing up huge [Read More]
Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Trip To Final Four On The Line Against Loyola Maryland Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Trip To Final Four On The Line Against Loyola Maryland
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's lacrosse finds itself a win from the Final Four, two wins from hoisting a national championship trophy in Philadelphia. There is history, there are first and there is pressure. [Read More]
John Urschel Is a Shining Example of What College Football Can Be John Urschel Is a Shining Example of What College Football Can Be
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
Fighting some writer’s block for this week’s column, my attention was caught by a newly released book, “Mind and Matter,” co-written by former Penn State football student-athlete John Urschel and his wife, Louisa Thomas. Something positive to write about was a welcome development. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Noting a Real Degree of Success for Transfers
Column
Penn State Football: Noting a Real Degree of Success for Transfers
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Like many of his former teammates, Tommy Stevens’ departure has been a success. To a degree. Actually, with a college degree. Of course, the definition of success is a mixed bag, and depends upon your vantage point. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Lacrosse Headed To Final Four Following 21-14 Win Over Loyola Penn State Men's Lacrosse Headed To Final Four Following 21-14 Win Over Loyola
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's lacrosse is headed to the Final Four for the first time in program history following a 21-14 win over Loyola (MD) on Sunday afternoon in East Hartford, Connecticut. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For All The Changes, Barkley Still Barkley Penn State Football: For All The Changes, Barkley Still Barkley
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With everyone wanting a piece of Saquon, what pieces are left over for the man himself? The answer appears to be that the most important parts. [Read More]
Innovation Park Building Named in Honor of Pioneering Scientist and Penn State Grad Innovation Park Building Named in Honor of Pioneering Scientist and Penn State Grad
4 days ago - StateCollege.com
At a ceremony on Friday, Penn State named 328 Innovation Boulevard in Innovation Park in honor of Warren M. Washington, a pioneer and world leader in climate modeling. [Read More]
Penn State Team Takes Second in NASA Space Shelter Contest Penn State Team Takes Second in NASA Space Shelter Contest
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jim Davidson
Wednesday, May 1 marked the midpoint of finals week for most Penn State students — a time to shed study guides and pack up the room in anticipation of hitting the road and driving off into the almost-summertime sunset. [Read More]
Report: Penn State Fencing Head Coach Failed to Report Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Assistant Report: Penn State Fencing Head Coach Failed to Report Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Assistant
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State fencing head coach Wes Glon allegedly didn’t report the sexual misconduct allegations against former assistant coach George Abashidze when he first heard about them in early 2018, according to Philly.com. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for May 17-19 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for May 17-19
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
J.A.M. Fest hits the streets of downtown State College, the inaugural Open Streets Bellefonte offers fun activities like a Ninja Warrior course and inflatable rodeo playground, and the Centre County Master Gardeners host their big annual plant sale at the Ag Progress Days grounds. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Tommy Stevens To Join Moorhead At Mississippi State Penn State Football: Tommy Stevens To Join Moorhead At Mississippi State
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After announcing his intent to transfer following Penn State's annual spring scrimmage, former Nittany Lion quarterback Tommy Stevens will transfer to Mississippi State, joining forces with head coach and former Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Expect Cam Brown to End LBU’s NFL Draft Drought
Column
Penn State Football: Expect Cam Brown to End LBU’s NFL Draft Drought
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“I look for Cam to have a really big senior year for us,” says Brent Pry, Penn State’s defensive coordinator and linebackers coach, who thinks Brown will be the leader of the PSU defense this fall. “I would think he’s stepped into that role.” [Read More]
Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Trip To Final Four On The Line Against Loyola Maryland Penn State Men's Lacrosse: Trip To Final Four On The Line Against Loyola Maryland
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's lacrosse finds itself a win from the Final Four, two wins from hoisting a national championship trophy in Philadelphia. There is history, there are first and there is pressure. [Read More]
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John Hook

A Musical Blast from the Past Reminds That Some Things Haven't Really Changed

I’ve found myself mentally reciting the lyrics whenever it randomly pops up on my cell phone playlist. In many cases it’s saddening how the lyrics – penned over a half-century ago – still resonate today.

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: Noting a Real Degree of Success for Transfers

Like many of his former teammates, Tommy Stevens’ departure has been a success. To a degree. Actually, with a college degree. Of course, the definition of success is a mixed bag, and depends upon your vantage point.

Penn State Football: Expect Cam Brown to End LBU’s NFL Draft DroughtMike Poorman

“I look for Cam to have a really big senior year for us,” says Brent Pry, Penn State’s defensive coordinator and linebackers coach, who thinks Brown will be the leader of the PSU defense this fall. “I would think he’s stepped into that role.”

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