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STATE COLLEGE – Are you in the midst of a Christmas hangover? Nothing to do? Nowhere to go? Don’t worry, there’s a lot to do and see in Happy Valley this weekend. Let’s take a closer look at what’s happening: Saturday, Dec. 30 Penn State men’s basketball vs. Coppin State – The Penn State men’s basketball team returns to the court following a disappointing 72-71 loss to Rider on Dec. 22.... MORE
BOALSBURG – Take two. After a malfunction on the ski lift delayed opening weekend at Tussey Mountain, it will re-open for business this weekend. The popular Centre County destination opens on Saturday, Dec. 23 at 9 a.m. The resort will be open all Christmas weekend, including Christmas Day from noon to 4 p.m. There’s no better place to ski, snowboard and tube in central Pennsylvania.... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – When it comes to Christmas songs, everyone has their personal favorite. Maybe it’s a timeless classic like “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” or something irreverent like “Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer." There’s no right or wrong answer, of course. We decided to talk to an expert, so we asked Penn State’s Dr. Christopher Kiver what his personal favorites are. Kiver is the an... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – If you’re still looking for a last-minute gift that is a bit unique, look no further than the store at We still have T-shirts available just in time for Christmas. They come in blue and white and feature the No. 26 on the front, back and sleeves. If you want to purchase a T-shirt, the store at is open today and tomorrow until 5 p.m. You can... MORE
Christmas is a week away. We know you’ve got a lot on your “to do” list, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take time to treat yourself as you cross things off your list. Even with all of your shopping, wrapping and the like, take time to enjoy yourself this hectic holiday season. If you’re looking for something to do this week, there’s plenty going on. In fact, we found something for... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – Are you in a panic? Still scrambling to find that oh-so-perfect gift? Earlier this week, we told you about the perfect sports tickets. But if you don’t have a sports fan on your shopping list, don’t worry, there are plenty of other options. There are some fantastic shows coming to the Bryce Jordan Center. There’s something for every taste. Here’s the lineup:... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – The Penn State women’s volleyball team will try to get one step closer to another National Championship tonight when it takes on No. 5 Nebraska at 7 p.m. at Kansas City’s Sprint Center. If you can’t make it to Kansas City to cheer on the No. 1 Nittany Lions, you’re not alone. But don’t worry – the game is being televised by ESPN. So, if you’re sticking around Happy Valley... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – On Monday, our “12 Days of Christmas” feature highlighted the gift of Penn State sports tickets. If the sports fan on your Christmas shopping list isn’t into the winter sports, there’s always baseball tickets. Yes, baseball. Although it is still several months away, it’s not too early to be thinking about giving State College Spikes tickets as a gift for the 2018 season... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – Are you counting down the days until Christmas? If you’re not, there are just two weekends left – in case you were wondering. If you’re looking for something to do (besides shop), we have a few ideas. There’s plenty going on in and around Happy Valley. Here’s a closer look at the weekend ahead: FRIDAY, DEC. 15 Centre Dance Nutcracker – Centre Dance presents its own... MORE
Raystown Lake has been described as Happy Valley’s backyard playground, and for good reason. It’s only a short car ride from the stadium, making it a perfect addition to a quick football weekend. It boasts some of the most beautiful countryside in the state, with lakes, trails, mountains and caves that attract tourists from all over the world. And it has four seasons of outdoor fun just waiting... MORE


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