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Happy Valley Restaurant Week Set To Kick Off June 21

Nearly two dozen Happy Valley restaurants are gearing up to show off their dishes this summer as part of a new initiative in the area. Happy Valley Restaurant Week will encourage select restaurants in State College and the nearby area to showcase one special dish each from June 21 through 27.
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Tyrone, Central collide in PIAA semifinal showdown

Central and Tyrone have both hoisted a trophy into the air at the expense of the other team this season, but only one will get the chance to do it again in Thursday’s PIAA Class 3A championship game in State College. The Scarlet Dragons, who defeated Tyrone in the District...
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Hollidaysburg library mainstay sets sights on borough

After 20 years as director of Youth and Children’s Services at the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library, Melanie Ramsey is finding new ways to serve and enrich her community as the new director of community relations and events for the Borough of Hollidaysburg. Raised in Hollidaysburg, Ramsey grew up surrounded by...
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State College’s arts, crafts studio The Makery continues to offer creative classes in new home

The Makery in downtown State College may have moved across the street, but its dedication to providing creativity to the community remained. As of May 1, State College’s arts and craft studio The Makery moved to 123 S. Fraser St., near the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza downtown. The store offers services from in-studio classes to party events for all ages.
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State College celebrates Pride with car caravan

(State College) — Neighborhoods were greeted with car honks and rainbow balloons as decorated cars traveled through State College for the borough’s first Pride parade on Saturday. The event fell on the fifth anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub shooting. The car parade started at State College Area High School and...
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Stamps: Online catalog helps researchers

The David Straight Memorial Philatelic Union Catalog is the place to start. Found online at, the catalog is a portal to a world of knowledge about all things stamps. Scott Tiffney, librarian and director of information services at the American Philatelic Society in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, welcomes anyone to use...
State College, PAThe Daily Collegian

Student team places second in autonomous vehicle challenge

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A team of students in the Penn State College of Engineering recently earned second place in the Shell Ecomarathon Autonomous Programming Challenge. The students, Zikun Zheng, Alex Huang, Hoang Pham, Courtland Corrente, Kyle Delhagen and Daniel McVaney, were “challenged to develop path planning, perception and control algorithms for an autonomous vehicle and then put it to the test in a simulated environment,” according to Shell.
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Graduate nursing alumna wins Nightingale Award

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State nursing alumna Sanga Jung has been awarded the Advanced Master’s Degree Scholarship from the Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania. The statewide, nonprofit organization focuses on recognizing exemplary nursing practice and granting scholarships to students pursuing degrees in nursing at all levels, and honors eight students annually at its Nightingale Awards Gala.
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Falcons win; "Something we will never forget."

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Two District III volleyball teams represented in both the 2A and 3A PIAA State Championships at Rec Hall in State College. Lower Dauphin has had their fair share of exciting matches. The 2A title game wasn't any different. The game was forced to a four set after Meadville denied the falcons of winning three straight sets and won the third.
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West Virginia pitches its way past State College, 4-1

UNIVERSITY PARK – Kenny Piper kept the State College Spikes close on Sunday with his first Major League Baseball Draft League home run, but the West Virginia Black Bears took a 4-1 decision at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Piper took a 3-2 pitch from West Virginia (9-5) reliever Madison...