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Weekend to Bring Dryer Days, Cool Temps Weekend to Bring Dryer Days, Cool Temps
by Michael Martin Garrett

“This entire month so far has been on the cool side,” Accuweather Senior Meteorologist Tom Kines says. “We haven’t had our dog days of August… but I think most people are content with the lack of heat.” Full Story →

Grange Fair Brings Hot Sauce Vendor a Dedicated Following Grange Fair Brings Hot Sauce Vendor a Dedicated Following

“I just had so many people asking me, ‘Dan, why aren’t you selling this stuff?’ that I finally said, ‘okay,’ and here we are,” Dan Lowenstein says of Reedsville-based business, Red Hawk Premium Peppers.

StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Success With Honor, Rotelli Partner for Penn State vs UCF Fundraiser Success With Honor, Rotelli Partner for Penn State vs UCF Fundraiser

Success With Honor, a non-profit organization that helps connect volunteers with Penn State-related charities, will host a viewing party for the Penn State season opener. Breakfast includes an all-you-can-eat Irish-style breakfast buffet that will feature bangers, eggs, Irish bacon and soda bread.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, John Patishnock
Joe Quick Unites Country Music and Family at Grange Fair Joe Quick Unites Country Music and Family at Grange Fair

“The second time we ever went out on a date, he mentioned he could play guitar and sing, so he just had to show off for me. I told him, ‘don’t you lose your voice if you want to keep me,’” Molly Quick jokes, laughing.

StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS

Midnight is a gorgeous longhair brown and black tabby. This seven-year-old cat was left behind when her owner left town and simply couldn't take her along.

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Penn State Hockey: Season Tickets Sell Out With Renewals Above 95 Percent Penn State Hockey: Season Tickets Sell Out With Renewals Above 95 Percent
22 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Last season -- the first in the Pegula Ice Arena -- the Nittany Lions competed in front of sellout crowds on 16 occasions. Penn State was one of only five NCAA programs to play at more than 100 percent capacity at its home events. [Read More]
Summer Day Getaway: Journey Down the Gentle Juniata River Summer Day Getaway: Journey Down the Gentle Juniata River
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“The Juniata is such a peaceful river. It’s very scenic, but it’s also gentle and relaxing,” Josh Haubert of Juniata River Adventures says. “A lot of the area we service is also very rural, so there’s nothing to distract you from the nature around you. People seem to really love that [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: 2014 Schedule Complete With Release Of Big Ten Slate Penn State Basketball: 2014 Schedule Complete With Release Of Big Ten Slate
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions will once again open Big Ten play on the road against Wisconsin as part of a schedule that sees Penn State play four of its first six games on the road. Head Coach Patrick Chambers enters his fourth year at the helm of the program with his team being led by senior guard DJ Newbill. [Read More]
Weekend Plans: Friday, Aug. 22 to Sunday, Aug. 24 Weekend Plans: Friday, Aug. 22 to Sunday, Aug. 24
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Ready for the weekend? Of course you are. If you don't have plans yet be sure to take a look at the weekend planner. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Friday, August 22 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Friday, August 22
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Annual Coquese Drive Raises Funds for Centre County Women's Resource Center
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Annual Coquese Drive Raises Funds for Centre County Women's Resource Center
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"It's important that as a community we come together to support the Women's Resource Center. They just provide so many valuable and important services here in Centre County," says Washington. [Read More]
State College School District Asks Court to Dismiss College Heights Lawsuit State College School District Asks Court to Dismiss College Heights Lawsuit
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
In another round of legal filings, the State College Area School District is asking a court to dismiss a lawsuit in a dispute over ownership of the College Heights School. [Read More]
Equine Events Draw Riders to Grange Fair Equine Events Draw Riders to Grange Fair
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"It's very therapeutic. I've had a lot of health issues and I'm still riding," Johnson says. "It has kept me sane. They gave me my life back." [Read More]
Penn State Students Return to School, Crowds, Traffic Delays Likely Penn State Students Return to School, Crowds, Traffic Delays Likely
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Incoming freshman Logan Sweeder and her family were busy unloading boxes outside East Halls on Thursday. Logan admits to feeling a bit overwhelmed. "It's kind of stressful, a little confusing ... we agreed to stay calm through this whole situation, she says laughing. [Read More]
Penn State Football: You See A Lot By Watching James Franklin’s Radio Show
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Penn State Football: You See A Lot By Watching James Franklin’s Radio Show
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
For James Franklin, the headphones slid right on. And that’s not just because of his haircut. Thursday night, with #198 fans on-hand and an audience across five states, was not his first radio rodeo. [Read More]

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Weekend Plans: Friday, Aug. 22 to Sunday, Aug. 24 Weekend Plans: Friday, Aug. 22 to Sunday, Aug. 24
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Ready for the weekend? Of course you are. If you don't have plans yet be sure to take a look at the weekend planner. [Read More]
Equine Events Draw Riders to Grange Fair Equine Events Draw Riders to Grange Fair
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"It's very therapeutic. I've had a lot of health issues and I'm still riding," Johnson says. "It has kept me sane. They gave me my life back." [Read More]
Penn State Students Return to School, Crowds, Traffic Delays Likely Penn State Students Return to School, Crowds, Traffic Delays Likely
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Incoming freshman Logan Sweeder and her family were busy unloading boxes outside East Halls on Thursday. Logan admits to feeling a bit overwhelmed. "It's kind of stressful, a little confusing ... we agreed to stay calm through this whole situation, she says laughing. [Read More]
Food Remains Star of the Show at the Grange Fair Food Remains Star of the Show at the Grange Fair
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Let's be honest, most folks go to the fair for the food. French fries, pizza and ice cream are some of the most common favorites. But at the Grange Fair there are culinary options for even the most sophisticated palates. [Read More]
Police Release Surveillance Photo of Theft Suspect Police Release Surveillance Photo of Theft Suspect
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Someone using the victim's credit card has reportedly made purchases at several businesses including a UniMart in Bellefonte, a McDonald's in Milesburg, and Puff Express stores in Lock Haven and Mill Hall. [Read More]
New Car Seat Guidelines Could Keep Kids Safer New Car Seat Guidelines Could Keep Kids Safer
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Many other countries keep their kids rear-facing until age four and have fewer injuries and fatalities. Once a child is large enough for a seat with a five-point harness, they should remain in it as long as the manufacturer suggests. [Read More]
Former Penn State Linebacker Tim Shaw Announces he has ALS Former Penn State Linebacker Tim Shaw Announces he has ALS
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
In the video Shaw vows “to stand up and fight with all of you against this disease.” He then raises a bucket of ice water above his head and dumps it over his body, accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge that has spread throughout social media the past few weeks. [Read More]
I Had to Destroy the Tomato to Serve It
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I Had to Destroy the Tomato to Serve It
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
Thus did a grateful world receive the phrases "It slices! It dices!" and, "But wait, there's more!" Why, without these marketing blitzes there would have been no Dan Aykroyd hawking Bass-O-Matics on "Saturday Night Live." [Read More]
Truck Accident Closes Westbound Lanes on Route 322
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Truck Accident Closes Westbound Lanes on Route 322
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
The tractor-trailer jackknifed about a half mile east of the Route 26 interchange, near a notoriously sharp turn. "We've had a number of accidents there," says State College Police Sgt. Chris Hill. [Read More]
First-Ever Cornhole Classic to Raise Money for Charities First-Ever Cornhole Classic to Raise Money for Charities
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Cornhole is similar to horseshoes, except wooden boxes (cornhole platforms) and bean bags are used. The sport has a very loyal and passionate following — you will find thousands of football fans playing this game on any given Saturday. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Season Tickets Sell Out With Renewals Above 95 Percent Penn State Hockey: Season Tickets Sell Out With Renewals Above 95 Percent
22 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Last season -- the first in the Pegula Ice Arena -- the Nittany Lions competed in front of sellout crowds on 16 occasions. Penn State was one of only five NCAA programs to play at more than 100 percent capacity at its home events. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: 2014 Schedule Complete With Release Of Big Ten Slate Penn State Basketball: 2014 Schedule Complete With Release Of Big Ten Slate
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions will once again open Big Ten play on the road against Wisconsin as part of a schedule that sees Penn State play four of its first six games on the road. Head Coach Patrick Chambers enters his fourth year at the helm of the program with his team being led by senior guard DJ Newbill. [Read More]
Penn State Football: You See A Lot By Watching James Franklin’s Radio Show
Column
Penn State Football: You See A Lot By Watching James Franklin’s Radio Show
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
For James Franklin, the headphones slid right on. And that’s not just because of his haircut. Thursday night, with #198 fans on-hand and an audience across five states, was not his first radio rodeo. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin In Element At First Radio Show Penn State Football: James Franklin In Element At First Radio Show
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's safe to say that Franklin could have done a lot of different things with a skill set that makes him so people friendly, but as a head football coach he has to answer head football coach questions. Here are a few of the highlights from Thursday's event. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Headsets And Buying Airhorns Some Of Challenges For Ireland Trip Penn State Football: Headsets And Buying Airhorns Some Of Challenges For Ireland Trip
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're working through United. We've got some hurdles that we have to overcome with the customs authorities in Ireland, said Takach, who officially has been on the job as equipment manager for two weeks. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: Offensive Line Will Have Unconventional Depth Countdown To Dublin: Offensive Line Will Have Unconventional Depth
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We haven't really had the same five guys at the same five spots for multiple practices yet," Penn State coach James Franklin said on Wednesday. "Now it's how do we get the best five on the field complementing each other, playing as a unit … how do we get some consistency there?" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Icelandic Volcano Could Threaten Season Opener Penn State Football: Icelandic Volcano Could Threaten Season Opener
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're aware of that, and we're monitoring that situation," said Michael Hazel, Penn State's director of football operations. "That's kind of out of our area of expertise." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Set To Join Celtics In Training Camp Penn State Basketball: Frazier Set To Join Celtics In Training Camp
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Frazier is the fifth Penn State basketball player to make the NBA since 1995 although it is reasonable to assume that it will be quite some time before the talented guard sees action during the regular season. [Read More]
Former Penn State Linebacker Tim Shaw Announces he has ALS Former Penn State Linebacker Tim Shaw Announces he has ALS
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
In the video Shaw vows “to stand up and fight with all of you against this disease.” He then raises a bucket of ice water above his head and dumps it over his body, accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge that has spread throughout social media the past few weeks. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: Takach Named Head Football Equipment Manager Countdown To Dublin: Takach Named Head Football Equipment Manager
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Takach replaces Brad “Spider” Caldwell, who retired from the University in June after 31 years of working with Penn State football, including the last 13 years as the head equipment manager. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Season Tickets Sell Out With Renewals Above 95 Percent Penn State Hockey: Season Tickets Sell Out With Renewals Above 95 Percent
22 minutes ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Last season -- the first in the Pegula Ice Arena -- the Nittany Lions competed in front of sellout crowds on 16 occasions. Penn State was one of only five NCAA programs to play at more than 100 percent capacity at its home events. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: 2014 Schedule Complete With Release Of Big Ten Slate Penn State Basketball: 2014 Schedule Complete With Release Of Big Ten Slate
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Nittany Lions will once again open Big Ten play on the road against Wisconsin as part of a schedule that sees Penn State play four of its first six games on the road. Head Coach Patrick Chambers enters his fourth year at the helm of the program with his team being led by senior guard DJ Newbill. [Read More]
Annual Coquese Drive Raises Funds for Centre County Women's Resource Center
Photos
Annual Coquese Drive Raises Funds for Centre County Women's Resource Center
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"It's important that as a community we come together to support the Women's Resource Center. They just provide so many valuable and important services here in Centre County," says Washington. [Read More]
Penn State Football: You See A Lot By Watching James Franklin’s Radio Show
Column
Penn State Football: You See A Lot By Watching James Franklin’s Radio Show
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
For James Franklin, the headphones slid right on. And that’s not just because of his haircut. Thursday night, with #198 fans on-hand and an audience across five states, was not his first radio rodeo. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin In Element At First Radio Show Penn State Football: James Franklin In Element At First Radio Show
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's safe to say that Franklin could have done a lot of different things with a skill set that makes him so people friendly, but as a head football coach he has to answer head football coach questions. Here are a few of the highlights from Thursday's event. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Headsets And Buying Airhorns Some Of Challenges For Ireland Trip Penn State Football: Headsets And Buying Airhorns Some Of Challenges For Ireland Trip
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're working through United. We've got some hurdles that we have to overcome with the customs authorities in Ireland, said Takach, who officially has been on the job as equipment manager for two weeks. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: Offensive Line Will Have Unconventional Depth Countdown To Dublin: Offensive Line Will Have Unconventional Depth
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We haven't really had the same five guys at the same five spots for multiple practices yet," Penn State coach James Franklin said on Wednesday. "Now it's how do we get the best five on the field complementing each other, playing as a unit … how do we get some consistency there?" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Icelandic Volcano Could Threaten Season Opener Penn State Football: Icelandic Volcano Could Threaten Season Opener
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're aware of that, and we're monitoring that situation," said Michael Hazel, Penn State's director of football operations. "That's kind of out of our area of expertise." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Set To Join Celtics In Training Camp Penn State Basketball: Frazier Set To Join Celtics In Training Camp
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Frazier is the fifth Penn State basketball player to make the NBA since 1995 although it is reasonable to assume that it will be quite some time before the talented guard sees action during the regular season. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, August 20 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, August 20
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: You See A Lot By Watching James Franklin’s Radio Show

For James Franklin, the headphones slid right on. And that’s not just because of his haircut. Thursday night, with #198 fans on-hand and an audience across five states, was not his first radio rodeo.

Russell Frank

I Had to Destroy the Tomato to Serve It

Thus did a grateful world receive the phrases "It slices! It dices!" and, "But wait, there's more!" Why, without these marketing blitzes there would have been no Dan Aykroyd hawking Bass-O-Matics on "Saturday Night Live."

Domesday Scenario Not as Nutty as it Once SeemedPatty Kleban

I'm outraged about the killing of innocent people – especially children – because one group of people doesn't like what the other believes.

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