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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...

Top Wedding Venues in State College

Selecting a wedding venue is one of the very first steps in planning your big day. For some couples, choosing the ideal location is easy, but for many others, the options can be overwhelming. Whatever your vision for your wedding day, Happy Valley is home to some of the most stunning and romantic venues available.

A Guide to Easter in Happy Valley

Spring is here, which means Easter is right around the corner! Happily, there are plenty of opportunities to find eggs, treats and spring fun all around Happy Valley, if you know where to look. Here are our picks for your can’t-miss Easter events!

Celebrate Spring at Mayfest

Blue-White highlights

Penn State football closed out spring practice with the annual Blue-White game at Beaver Stadium. Check out the sights from a memorable day in Happy Valley. 

Blue-White alma mater

The Nittany Lions close out the Blue-White game and spring practice with singing the alma mater. The Blue team topped the white 24-7. 

Blue-White team arrival

James Franklin and the Nittany Lions arrive at Beaver Stadium for the 2019 Blue-White game. The annual scrimmage fell on one of the nicest days of the year, and a tremendous crowd greeted the team at the stadium. 

Blue-White Autograph Session Information

Nittany Lions will be available for autographs at the Beaver Stadium gates from 12:15-1

Spend all day at Blue-White and Plan ahead for 2019 (and save)


Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band Headlines We Are Weekend Concert

UNIVERSITY PARK — Hailed as “The most powerful and intense Springsteen tribute on the planet,” Bruce in the USA will thrill Penn Staters and fans of all generations at the Penn State Alumni Association’s premier summer event,

Get Away or Get Together at Happy Valley’s Top Golf Courses

If the sunshine and warmer weather have found you dusting off your golf clubs, day dreaming about improving your handicap or contemplating learning to golf for the first time—and if you happen to live in or plan to visit Happy Valley this summer—you’re in luck!


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