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Aug 19, 2019 12:13pm
Although its name and reputation may be unfamiliar to many in Central Pennsylvania, the spotted lanternfly, an invasive insect species, has been menacing large swaths of the Commonwealth, and with move-in and Nittany...
Aug 16, 2019 07:26am
Happy Valley has always been a place where ambitious ideas take shape. Each Friday, Bill Zimmerman highlights stories of entrepreneurs chasing hard after their dreams here in the shadow of Mount Nittany. This is the...
Aug 15, 2019 11:22am
Which school offers graduates the most powerful alumni advocacy? According to one college news publication, it's Penn State. Here in Happy Valley, we don't need to be told about the absolute embarrassment of riches we...
Aug 14, 2019 09:05am
Of all the iconic imagery that immediately and uniquely calls out "Penn State" - from the black shoes and basic blues of football to the belltower of Old Main and Allen Street Gates - perhaps no one spot in Happy...
Aug 13, 2019 12:12pm
Welcome to the inaugural edition of “Nittany State of Mind," my regular column that I’ll share on Tuesdays as president/publisher here at There will be a lot of Penn State sports #content, rest assured...
Aug 12, 2019 10:40am
Brent Pry talks coaching at Linebacker U, national championship aspirations UNIVERSITY PARK: Heading into this sixth season at Penn State, Brent Pry is comfortable leading the Nittany Lion defense. There’s a sense of...

Celebrating Memorial Day in its Birthplace: Happy Valley’s Boalsburg

By Natasha Schlaffer

New HiWay Pizza Pub To Open New Downtown Location

HiWay Pizza Pub’s parent company Dante’s Restaurants and Nightlife, announced today that it will soon open a third location of HiWay Pizza located at the corner of College Avenue and Heister Street in downtown State College, PA.  

Your Summer Tradition: Raystown Lake

By Curtis Stratton

Spikes Summer Season is Almost Here!

By Laura Zaks

Penn State Men's Lacrosse Wins #1 Overall Seed

By Natasha Schlaffer


Happy Valley’s Raystown Lake: Your family’s fun-in-the-sun summer getaway

By Karen Shan

Record 135 Penn State Student-Athletes Approved to Graduate this Weekend

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; May 2, 2019 – A Penn State record 135 student-athle

Planning Your “We Are” Weekend


Calling All Children: Celebrating Mother’s Day the Right Way

We wouldn’t be who we are without our mothers — they love us when the chips are down and when they are stacked evenly, shining on the shelf. They are the teachers outside the classroom, the light even the sun can’t beat, and they are worthy of the best Mother’s Day ever.


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