Aug 17, 2017 02:19pm
The 143rd annual Centre County Grange Fair kicked off in grand style on Wednesday night, with the coronation of this year’s Grange Fair Queen. Megan Royer, a 2017 graduate of State College Area High School, claimed the...
Aug 17, 2017 02:03pm
Penn State star running back Saquon Barkley took some time after practice on Wednesday to speak with the media. HappyValley.com caught up with Barkley. Find out what he had to say!
Aug 17, 2017 10:19am
This is it. The Wing Fest Finals are here. Tonight at Tussey Mountain, Wing Fest winners from the past several weeks will square off in the finals to see who takes home the title of 2017 Wing King. The participants are...
Aug 17, 2017 08:43am
It just wouldn’t be a summer in Happy Valley without a huge event. This summer, Beaver Stadium played host to the Happy Valley Jam, an all-day country concert. The event was was a big success. In 2018, the big event...
Aug 16, 2017 02:55pm
As temperatures begin to cool and students head back to campus, everyone is trying to squeeze as much as they can out of the last few weeks of summer. The Nittany Lion Inn has you covered. There will be another Pints on...
Aug 16, 2017 09:59am
A few weeks back, we broke down Penn State’s home slate, ranking the games from No. 7 through No. 1. In case you missed it, the White Out Game with Michigan ranked as our No. 1 game, edging out the Sept. 9 clash with...
Mar 21, 2017 01:29pm
Happy Valley continues to grow its reputation as an emerging foodie paradise, and the new construction and growth of the region has more than risen to meet these demands. Here’s our list of the best new restaurants...
Nov 20, 2016 11:36am
Penn State clinched a victory for the 7th time in a row with Saturday's 39-0 shutout against Rutgers. With only one regular season game left to play, it's time to take a look at just how big of a deal this season has...
Aug 23, 2016 06:58pm
General Parking Information Penn State Football Games Penn State Football regularly accommodates approx. + vehicles on a football Saturday and we want to help you avoid any unnecessary delays and extra costs. We...
Oct 30, 2016 09:33am
ESPN's 30 for 30 Shorts Examines the Story Behind our Famous Battle Cry "It's a definitive term... letting the world know that this is it." Do you know the story behind "WE ARE"? Hear Wally Triplett's story of how it...
Jan 31, 2017 12:21pm
Do you know about the Guinness World Record attempt happening downtown this weekend? If not, you should—because you can still be a part of it! Light Up State College will take place Saturday, February 4, in an attempt...
Aug 23, 2016 07:16pm
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Astonishing Shots of PSU Football Back to 1890

Throwback Thursday!

Following last weekend's historic win, what better time is there to dig up Penn State Football's incredible history? Take a look at these super cool (and sometimes shocking) photos of vintage Penn State Football all the way back to 1890.

 

Photos from Penn State Historic Photo Archive.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get a Taste of the Season

As summer winds down, Happy Valley prepares to share the harvest—bringing scrumptious fall flavors to local establishments. Many local restaurants, bars, and other eateries are adding a taste of autumn to their inventories and menus. Here are a few to try…

 

Cool Down with a Frozen Apple Cider from Otto's

Drink your way into fall with a special libation in Otto's featured drink rotation. Frozen apple cider is made with Barrel 21 Apple Eau de Vie, White Rye Whiskey, Keewaydin Apple Cider and Apple Juice with Orange and Vanilla.

A White Out for the History Books: Check Out Our Top Moments of #OSUBEAT

Check out our highlights from Penn State's epic upset of No. 2 Ohio State at Beaver Stadium.

The Penn State team arrives at Beaver Stadium for what would be their most magical win in years

The Penn State team arrives at Beaver Stadium for what would become their most magical win in years on Saturday, October 22. The Nittany Lions would overthrow No. 2 Ohio State 24-21 in a see-it-to-believe-it White Out game.

 

Tour Through Penn State Campus Through the Ages

Throwback Thursday.... WAY back. This is what Spring Week looked like in 1955. Its tongue-in-cheek script is the essential sophomoric humor from that era. How many iconic downtown spots can you locate?

Chemistry, Fan Interaction Drive Franklin’s Weekly Radio Show

James Franklin brought a special guest with him to his weekly radio show.

It’s a little past 6:30 in the evening in early September, and nearly 100 people have gathered in the downstairs of Lettermans, the revamped sports bar and restaurant that’s located in the shadow of Beaver Stadium.

Coming straight from practice and entering the room to applause, Franklin smiles. But he’s not alone. His daughter, Shola, is all revved up. She was at practice, her dad says, running 12 laps.

“That takes the guilt out of the ribs she’s about to crush,” Franklin says. 

Penn State thumped Maryland 38-14 during 2016 Homecoming Weekend. See the highlights here!

Penn State thumped Maryland 38-14 during Homecoming Weekend on Oct. 8, 2016, at Beaver Stadium. The Nittany Lions racked up 524 yards of offense and improved to 4-2 on the season.

See our favorite photos from the game here. 

See the Homecoming Parade photos here. 

The Penn State Blue Band fired up the crowd before Penn State routed Maryland 38-14 on Homecoming 2016

The Penn State Blue Band fired up the crowd before Penn State's Homecoming contest against Maryland on Oct. 8, 2016, at Beaver Stadium. The Nittany Lions claimed a 38-14 win in front of more than 100,000 fans.

 

See the Homecoming Parade photos here. 

Watch the Blue Band fire up the crowd before the game here. 

Penn State's Hockey Band leads the Alma Mater after a big victory at Pegula

The Penn State Hockey Band leads the singing of the alma mater following Penn State's 4-2 victory over No. 16 St. Lawrence on Oct. 6, 2016, at Pegula Ice Arena. 

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