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So Many Books, So Little Time

   Let’s be honest — I read a lot. Full Story

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Art After Hours

Third Thursdays offer visitors a chance to engage with exhibitions at the Palmer Museum of Art

   Immersing oneself in the arts is an art all on its own. It takes openness, enthusiasm, willingness and time. The Palmer Museum of Art is now providing Happy Valley with all four tools. Full Story

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School Structure

Construction zone becomes education resource for Delta Program students

   Delta Program students didn’t need a time machine to peek into their future. All it took was swapping their classroom for a construction zone. Full Story

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Boots, Band & Barn

   Boots, Band & Barn, a new benefit for Housing Transitions, was held Oct. 6 at a barn recently restored by Michael and Torie Houseknecht of Bestline Equipment. Full Story

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17th Annual Chefs On Stage

   Sample Media’s State College Magazine hosted its 17th annual Chefs On Stage on Oct. 8 at Toftrees Golf Resort. The fundraiser featured dishes from 19 area chefs and raised more than $71,000 for the Bob Perks Cancer Assistance Fund. Full Story

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The Second Brain

Feeling anxious? It may be all in your gut.

   Our brains are the communication centers of the body; their tasks stretch far beyond math homework and speaking to also regulate involuntary bodily functions. Full Story

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Paying It Forward

Giv Local helps businesses seemlessly support nonprofits.

   Imagine a company that empowers small businesses to become local superheroes in a way that takes no extra resources. Full Story

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A Taste of Home

Colombian pop-ups at the Bagel Crust Café bring owner Al Rusinque back to his childhood home.

   Al Rusinque’s relationship with the bagel was borne of necessity. Full Story

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Wines Under the Tuscan Sun

   The Etruscans sure knew what they were doing nearly 3,000 years ago when they started planting grapes in the region we now know as Tuscany. Full Story

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Saluting Retired Marine Mary Fisk

   In 1984, Mary Fisk joined the U.S. Marine Corps. Four years later, she became a single parent to her daughter, Kirsten. Full Story

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Birds of a Feather

   I’ve long considered myself somewhat of a Luddite. Full Story

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Centre Safe

New Name Reflects Old Mission — To Give Everyone a Safe Space

   Last month, a table set for 15 sat empty at the Centre County Courthouse. Each place had a plate, fork, spoon and glass, but each was missing something. Full Story

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Best Place to Live

   It’s hard to believe, but since State College Magazine was founded (back then it was State College, the magazine) we’ve done a “Best Of State College” reader survey and published the results in an annual issue. Full Story

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Banded Together

Real Men Wear Pink Campaign to Launch Oct. 5 at Benefit Concert

   Cancer is scary. It’s not easy to hear the word without thinking of a loved one, of a time when the worst news in the world was delivered to someone close to you. Full Story

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Campus Tour

Mount Nittany Middle Schoolers take a walk around the block to get the lay of the land — just in case.

   School orientations usually cover interiors, but for the first time this fall, Mount Nittany Middle School students received a different kind of tour. Full Story

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"Tell it Slant"

Award-winning poet Naomi Shihab Nye headlines Penn State’s 2018 Emily Dickinson Lecture

   Poetry lovers in Centre County, take note:  This month award-winning poet Naomi Shihab Nye will read Famous By Naomi Shihab Nye Full Story

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Thrill in the Air

New releases from Stephen King, Anne Rice and Charlaine Harris — plus more thrilling tales for fall reading

   The air is crisp, redolent with the smell of fall, of woodsmoke and wet leaves. It’s a beautiful time of year to venture outdoors, to hike or take a drive to view the leaves change across the valley. Full Story

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Giving Circle

   More than 60 people gathered at Above the Valley in late August for the annual reception of Centre Foundation’s Giving Circle. Since 2006, the Giving Circle has distributed $139,000 in grants to fund projects of local nonprofits. Full Story

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An Evening of Hope, Healing and Remembrance

   To mark World Suicide Prevention Day more than 100 people joined together to show support at Jana Marie Foundation’s “An Evening of Hope, Healing and Remembrance” on Sept. 10 at Millbrook Marsh. Full Story

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An Ounce of Prevention

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, take a proactive approach to breast health.

   Preventive measures in the world of medicine can play a key role in overall wellness. Often simple lifestyle changes go a long way in preventing illness and disease. Full Story

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Double Duty

Chef tends to RE Farm gardens and uses its produce on My My Chicken’s menu

   On an August day made for a bowl of gazpacho, workers at Windswept Farm endured the sun so the rest of us would have access to the ingredients. Full Story

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Rising from the Ashes

   It was a year ago that wildfires spread throughout California’s wine country, forging a path of death and destruction that topped anything the state had previously experienced.  The smoke and ash were so thick they could be seen from space.  Full Story

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Spreading the News

With DSCID executive director Rob Schmidt

   Rob Schmidt has spent most of his career in media — first in print, then in radio, then back to print — but this past spring the veteran journalist began using his skills in a new way. Full Story