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STATE COLLEGE – Wednesday featured a good mix of severe weather in Happy Valley. There was a mixed bag of snow, ice, rain and freezing rain. As a result, there were some fender benders and cars sliding off roadways. One reader submitted this video of an extreme off-road recovery in Port Matilda, Pa. Check it out here! Do you have some photos or videos of your snow adventure? Share it... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – The heart of Happy Valley beats through generations of residents, students and alumni — through the community that forms from the Penn State pride, the Nittany Lion roars and the memories of State College symbols and staples. That roar of Happy Valley is loudest, though, when the community fights for causes as rich and impactful as THON — for families and children that... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – Snow. Ice. Cold. Probably a good weekend to order a pizza, stay home and watch a movie, right? Wrong. There’s too much going on in Happy Valley this weekend to simply sit at home and not go anywhere. If you don’t have plans, there’s plenty happening. Let’s take a closer look at the weekend so you can get your plans finalized! FRIDAY, FEB. 9 “Rock the 80s” – Re-live one... MORE
STATE COLLEGE — This year’s Centre County Reads selection is Your Heart Is a Muscle the Size of a Fist, and the Centre County Reads Kick-off event on Saturday, Feb. 10 will be showing a lot of heart. Centre County Library & Historical Museum in Bellefonte hosts the kick-off event, which is a Knit-a-Thon that will help warm the community! Visitors can join area knitting clubs to make... MORE
STATE COLLEGE — The snow has arrived in Happy Valley. Snow started falling before dawn and hasn’t let up. Penn State and Centre County school districts closed for the day. If you or your family are headed out to play in the snow, remember to follow some simple rules to staying safe in the winter weather. Layer up. Dressing in layers helps insulate the body without overheating. The layer... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – Valentine’s Day isn’t a day about just feeding love to the heart— show your appetite some lovin’, too! Happy Valley is home to a plethora of special restaurants and cafés with wonderful food options that can’t be beat anywhere else. But when it comes to special occasions — especially those all about love and romance — menu options suddenly transform to accommodate... MORE
(Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part series about Valentine’s Day events in State College.) Valentine’s Day is a little over a week away and if you haven’t started planning yet, what are you waiting for? If you’re still scrambling for an idea, let’s take a look at some of your options for the big day. Order a Singing Valentine For Your Sweetie, Feb. 13 and Feb. 14... MORE
(Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series about Valentine’s Day events in Happy Valley). STATE COLLEGE – The town of blue and white will soon fade to shades of red and pink. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and lucky for us, Happy Valley provides families, couples and friends with an abundant array of events and activities. It’s not just about the cards and the... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – Welcome to February. There’s a lot going on the first weekend of the new month, including Groundhog Dog and the Super Bowl, but there’s a lot going on close to home as well. Let’s take a closer look at what’s happening in Happy Valley. FRIDAY, FEB. 2 Penn State hockey vs. Notre Dame – The Penn State hockey team returns to Pegula Ice Arena for a big matchup with Notre... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – If you're like us and always looking for a new spot to try tasty food, then you've come to the right place.  We’re here to give you some insight into the hidden gems of Asian food in State College. Beijing & Osaka: Beijing is the perfect restaurant for date night, as well as take out … for that date night with yourself. Explore the extensive menu of Chinese food, or... MORE


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