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Ferguson Township Condominium Catches Fire After Being Struck by Lightning Ferguson Township Condominium Catches Fire After Being Struck by Lightning
by Steve Bauer, Michael Martin Garrett

“It probably took 30 to 40 minutes to get it under control," Assistant Fire Chief Shawn Kauffman says of a fire that broke out after lightning stuck a condominium in Ferguson Township on Sunday evening. Full Story →

Penn State Football: Part 2, Q&A with QB Christian Hackenberg
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Penn State Football: Part 2, Q&A with QB Christian Hackenberg

In the second half of our exclusive conversation with Penn State's elite signal-caller, Christian Hackenberg talks extensively about the legacy of and large footsteps left by many great Nittany Lion quarterbacks.

StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
What is Bitcoin? Is Digital Currency Poised to Replace Paper Money? What is Bitcoin? Is Digital Currency Poised to Replace Paper Money?

"In this way, it's really an artifact of globalization," says Jordan. "Billions of dollars in remittances are transferred every year, and when doing it by Bitcoin, no money is lost to fees and service charges."

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Victoria Fryer, Melissa Beattie-Moss
Summer Academy at Penn State Helps Prepare Blind Students for College Summer Academy at Penn State Helps Prepare Blind Students for College

“Whether you’re sighted or not, there were always be obstacles and you can always find a reason not to do something,” visually impaired summer academy resident assistant Tarik Williams says. “At the end of the day, you just have to believe in yourself and do it anyway.”

StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Penn State Athletic Director Barbour to Learn Relationships are No. 1 for Franklin Penn State Athletic Director Barbour to Learn Relationships are No. 1 for Franklin

Inside Beaver Stadium on Saturday, Sandy Barbour and Eric Barron paid heed to James Franklin, dutifully hoisting their index fingers -- proof positive the gridiron is truly Franklin’s domain, while once again showing off the football coach's powers of persuasion.

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His Name Was Dominic
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His Name Was Dominic
18 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
In terms that are rarely used today, he was identified by the system as "incorrigible." His family, concerned for his safety, their safety and his mental health, had him committed to a short-term treatment facility such as St. Francis, from which he was eventually transferred to the state facility [Read More]
Political Comedian Mark Russell Returns to Happy Valley For First Time in 20 Years Political Comedian Mark Russell Returns to Happy Valley For First Time in 20 Years
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Congress is always a great target, and that’s how it should be,” Mark Russell says. “If we get too complacent on Congress, we’ll be worse off than the Banana Republic.” [Read More]
Children's Advocacy Center Making an Impact Children's Advocacy Center Making an Impact
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Brittany Svoboda
One of the main goals of the center is to bring “awareness that child abuse is prevalent in every community” and “provide the community the opportunity to be involved in combating the issue and educating the community as well,” says Kristina Taylor-Porter, CAC director. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Named No. 36 On List Of Top 100 Players Penn State Football: Hackenberg Named No. 36 On List Of Top 100 Players
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg continues to bring in preseason honors coming in at No. 36 in a thorough list of the nation's top 100 players compiled by SportsOnEarth.com. Hackenberg was the only Nittany Lion to make the list although offensive tackle Donovan Smith was mentioned by Spo [Read More]
Flutopia 5K Race Benefits Charity, Aims to Inspire Musicians Flutopia 5K Race Benefits Charity, Aims to Inspire Musicians
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“My daughter has been wanting to start cross country running, and wife really loves music – so today is perfect for us,” former marathon runner Jim Daniel says. [Read More]
Sandy Barbour says she's 'all in' as Penn State's new athletic director
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Sandy Barbour says she's 'all in' as Penn State's new athletic director
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Penn State's new athletic director Sandy Barbour wants to focus on winning national titles, fostering unity in the university and encouraging improved academic success among athletes. [Read More]
Last Cruise Revved Up and Ready to Go Last Cruise Revved Up and Ready to Go
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
“We have expanded this year from 50 vehicles to 75 and we will line a little more of Allen Street from College Avenue to Foster,” Dix says. The Last Cruise Car and Motorcycle Show is a fundraiser for the Centre County Youth Service Bureau. Last year, the cruise brought in over $15,000. [Read More]
Penn State Names Ex-Cal AD Sandy Barbour as New Athletic Director Penn State Names Ex-Cal AD Sandy Barbour as New Athletic Director
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State has named former Cal Berkey athletic director Sandy Barbour to succeed Dave Joyner as Penn State’s next AD. Barbour, who resigned on June 27, was athletic director at Cal since September 2004. She will be Penn State’s first woman athletic director. [Read More]
Stormy Weekend Expected to Precede Stretch of Cool Days Next Week Stormy Weekend Expected to Precede Stretch of Cool Days Next Week
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“The front coming through that’s bringing us the showers and storms will be followed by a cool air mass coming down from Canada,” Accuweather Meteorologist Paul Walker says. [Read More]
North Atherton Closed From College to Curtin For Tree Removal North Atherton Closed From College to Curtin For Tree Removal
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Traffic on North Atherton will be disputed Saturday from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. as the Penn State Office of Physical Plant crews remove a large, diseased elm tree. [Read More]

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Political Comedian Mark Russell Returns to Happy Valley For First Time in 20 Years Political Comedian Mark Russell Returns to Happy Valley For First Time in 20 Years
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Congress is always a great target, and that’s how it should be,” Mark Russell says. “If we get too complacent on Congress, we’ll be worse off than the Banana Republic.” [Read More]
Children's Advocacy Center Making an Impact Children's Advocacy Center Making an Impact
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Brittany Svoboda
One of the main goals of the center is to bring “awareness that child abuse is prevalent in every community” and “provide the community the opportunity to be involved in combating the issue and educating the community as well,” says Kristina Taylor-Porter, CAC director. [Read More]
Flutopia 5K Race Benefits Charity, Aims to Inspire Musicians Flutopia 5K Race Benefits Charity, Aims to Inspire Musicians
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“My daughter has been wanting to start cross country running, and wife really loves music – so today is perfect for us,” former marathon runner Jim Daniel says. [Read More]
Sandy Barbour says she's 'all in' as Penn State's new athletic director
Video
Sandy Barbour says she's 'all in' as Penn State's new athletic director
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Penn State's new athletic director Sandy Barbour wants to focus on winning national titles, fostering unity in the university and encouraging improved academic success among athletes. [Read More]
Last Cruise Revved Up and Ready to Go Last Cruise Revved Up and Ready to Go
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
“We have expanded this year from 50 vehicles to 75 and we will line a little more of Allen Street from College Avenue to Foster,” Dix says. The Last Cruise Car and Motorcycle Show is a fundraiser for the Centre County Youth Service Bureau. Last year, the cruise brought in over $15,000. [Read More]
Stormy Weekend Expected to Precede Stretch of Cool Days Next Week Stormy Weekend Expected to Precede Stretch of Cool Days Next Week
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“The front coming through that’s bringing us the showers and storms will be followed by a cool air mass coming down from Canada,” Accuweather Meteorologist Paul Walker says. [Read More]
North Atherton Closed From College to Curtin For Tree Removal North Atherton Closed From College to Curtin For Tree Removal
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Traffic on North Atherton will be disputed Saturday from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. as the Penn State Office of Physical Plant crews remove a large, diseased elm tree. [Read More]
Summer Day Getaway: Sail the Susquehanna River Summer Day Getaway: Sail the Susquehanna River
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
For decades, Canoe Susquehanna has been giving visitors a first-hand look at one of Pennsylvania's defining landmarks: the majestic Susquehanna River. With trips along both of the river's main branches, Canoe Susquehanna is perfect for all ages and boating skill levels. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
He's very affectionate and a big fan of head bumps, chin scratches, and belly rubs. Cheddar came to Centre County after Hurricane Katrina. He was adopted -- but his person ended up being severely allergic so he came back to PAWS. [Read More]
Philadelphia Union to Host Mack Brady Game and Dinner Philadelphia Union to Host Mack Brady Game and Dinner
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Mike Reisman
Brady says that fund’s current objective is to make Penn State the premier place for collegiate goalkeepers, which hits close to home — Mack’s dream was to one day play goalie for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Hackenberg Named No. 36 On List Of Top 100 Players Penn State Football: Hackenberg Named No. 36 On List Of Top 100 Players
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg continues to bring in preseason honors coming in at No. 36 in a thorough list of the nation's top 100 players compiled by SportsOnEarth.com. Hackenberg was the only Nittany Lion to make the list although offensive tackle Donovan Smith was mentioned by Spo [Read More]
Sandy Barbour says she's 'all in' as Penn State's new athletic director
Video
Sandy Barbour says she's 'all in' as Penn State's new athletic director
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Penn State's new athletic director Sandy Barbour wants to focus on winning national titles, fostering unity in the university and encouraging improved academic success among athletes. [Read More]
Penn State Names Ex-Cal AD Sandy Barbour as New Athletic Director Penn State Names Ex-Cal AD Sandy Barbour as New Athletic Director
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State has named former Cal Berkey athletic director Sandy Barbour to succeed Dave Joyner as Penn State’s next AD. Barbour, who resigned on June 27, was athletic director at Cal since September 2004. She will be Penn State’s first woman athletic director. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Depth Chart Might Be Odd But Has A Purpose This Offseason Penn State Football: Depth Chart Might Be Odd But Has A Purpose This Offseason
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State recently released a depth chart heading into August 4th and the first day of practice, although it's hard to really call it a depth chart at all. [Read More]
Penn State Set To Hold Saturday Press Conference To Announce Athletic Department Personnel Decision Penn State Set To Hold Saturday Press Conference To Announce Athletic Department Personnel Decision
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will hold a press conference on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at noon in the Beaver Stadium Media Room to make an announcement on a personnel decision within Intercollegiate Athletics according to a news release. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Gadowsky To Be Inducted Into The University Of Alaska Nanook Hall Of Fame Penn State Hockey: Gadowsky To Be Inducted Into The University Of Alaska Nanook Hall Of Fame
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Gadowsky started his coaching career at Fairbanks, and his fellow honorees will formally join the athletic department’s Hall of Fame during an induction ceremony at the Wedgewood Resort in Fairbanks, Alaska, Saturday, Sept. 27. [Read More]
Philadelphia Union to Host Mack Brady Game and Dinner Philadelphia Union to Host Mack Brady Game and Dinner
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Mike Reisman
Brady says that fund’s current objective is to make Penn State the premier place for collegiate goalkeepers, which hits close to home — Mack’s dream was to one day play goalie for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Part I, Q&A with Quarterback Christian Hackenberg
Column
Penn State Football: Part I, Q&A with Quarterback Christian Hackenberg
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
In an exclusive interview, Penn State's elite quarterback reveals the unique and characteristic fear that drives him, life as the most famous student on campus and what happened when the NCAA sanctions hit. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hospital Visit Puts Things Into Perspective For Nittany Lions
Video
Penn State Football: Hospital Visit Puts Things Into Perspective For Nittany Lions
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It really makes you think twice and puts things into a new perspective. Football is a small part of life and it allows you to have a different outlook on things," said Penn State tight end Adam Breneman. [Read More]
Thursday Is Penn State Day On Big Ten Network Thursday Is Penn State Day On Big Ten Network
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's Penn State day on the Big Ten Network so Nittany Lion fans looking for a sporting fix will be able to do that all day with some of the top sporting moments in Penn State history. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Hackenberg Named No. 36 On List Of Top 100 Players Penn State Football: Hackenberg Named No. 36 On List Of Top 100 Players
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg continues to bring in preseason honors coming in at No. 36 in a thorough list of the nation's top 100 players compiled by SportsOnEarth.com. Hackenberg was the only Nittany Lion to make the list although offensive tackle Donovan Smith was mentioned by Spo [Read More]
Sandy Barbour says she's 'all in' as Penn State's new athletic director
Video
Sandy Barbour says she's 'all in' as Penn State's new athletic director
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Penn State's new athletic director Sandy Barbour wants to focus on winning national titles, fostering unity in the university and encouraging improved academic success among athletes. [Read More]
Penn State Names Ex-Cal AD Sandy Barbour as New Athletic Director Penn State Names Ex-Cal AD Sandy Barbour as New Athletic Director
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State has named former Cal Berkey athletic director Sandy Barbour to succeed Dave Joyner as Penn State’s next AD. Barbour, who resigned on June 27, was athletic director at Cal since September 2004. She will be Penn State’s first woman athletic director. [Read More]
North Atherton Closed From College to Curtin For Tree Removal North Atherton Closed From College to Curtin For Tree Removal
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Traffic on North Atherton will be disputed Saturday from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. as the Penn State Office of Physical Plant crews remove a large, diseased elm tree. [Read More]
Jay Paterno Expects Some Backlash From His New Book Jay Paterno Expects Some Backlash From His New Book
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"Everything I've done in my life has been kind of out there in the public...so backlash has been part of the territory," Jay Paterno told StateColleg.com. "I expect it." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Depth Chart Might Be Odd But Has A Purpose This Offseason Penn State Football: Depth Chart Might Be Odd But Has A Purpose This Offseason
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State recently released a depth chart heading into August 4th and the first day of practice, although it's hard to really call it a depth chart at all. [Read More]
Penn State Set To Hold Saturday Press Conference To Announce Athletic Department Personnel Decision Penn State Set To Hold Saturday Press Conference To Announce Athletic Department Personnel Decision
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will hold a press conference on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at noon in the Beaver Stadium Media Room to make an announcement on a personnel decision within Intercollegiate Athletics according to a news release. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Gadowsky To Be Inducted Into The University Of Alaska Nanook Hall Of Fame Penn State Hockey: Gadowsky To Be Inducted Into The University Of Alaska Nanook Hall Of Fame
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Gadowsky started his coaching career at Fairbanks, and his fellow honorees will formally join the athletic department’s Hall of Fame during an induction ceremony at the Wedgewood Resort in Fairbanks, Alaska, Saturday, Sept. 27. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Part I, Q&A with Quarterback Christian Hackenberg
Column
Penn State Football: Part I, Q&A with Quarterback Christian Hackenberg
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
In an exclusive interview, Penn State's elite quarterback reveals the unique and characteristic fear that drives him, life as the most famous student on campus and what happened when the NCAA sanctions hit. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hospital Visit Puts Things Into Perspective For Nittany Lions
Video
Penn State Football: Hospital Visit Puts Things Into Perspective For Nittany Lions
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It really makes you think twice and puts things into a new perspective. Football is a small part of life and it allows you to have a different outlook on things," said Penn State tight end Adam Breneman. [Read More]
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Patty Kleban

His Name Was Dominic

In terms that are rarely used today, he was identified by the system as "incorrigible." His family, concerned for his safety, their safety and his mental health, had him committed to a short-term treatment facility such as St. Francis, from which he was eventually transferred to the state facility

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: Part 2, Q&A with QB Christian Hackenberg

In the second half of our exclusive conversation with Penn State's elite signal-caller, Christian Hackenberg talks extensively about the legacy of and large footsteps left by many great Nittany Lion quarterbacks.

Penn State Football: Part I, Q&A with Quarterback Christian HackenbergMike Poorman

In an exclusive interview, Penn State's elite quarterback reveals the unique and characteristic fear that drives him, life as the most famous student on campus and what happened when the NCAA sanctions hit.

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