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  1. Police, district: At least 2 behind school tweetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Pocono Record

    Police and school district officials say at least two people are responsible for posting comments on Twitter that criticized students and administrators in a central Pennsylvania school district. But State College police and State College Area School District officials have stopped short of saying whether those involved were students or will face criminal charges.


  2. Liquor Control Board partners with universities to help prevent underage drinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Pocono Record

    The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board announced a pilot program with Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown University, West Chester University and Alvernia University, along with Caron Treatment Centers, to develop a Town-Gown Pilot Project aimed at preventing underage and dangerous drinking on college campuses and in the surrounding communities. “As the regulator of beverage alcohol in Pennsylvania, we are keenly aware of the negative impact that irresponsible and underage drinking can have on the health and safety of local communities, particularly 'college towns,'” PLCB Chairman Joseph E. Brion said in a news release.


  3. Twitter ends account that targeted school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Pocono Record

    Social media site Twitter has suspended an account that was being used to criticize student and administrators in a central Pennsylvania school district. The Centre Daily Times reports State College police are trying to determine who made the insulting posts, and officials with the State College Area School District says any students involved could face discipline.


  4. Head butt bloodies State College bartenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Pocono Record

    A central Pennsylvania man is charged with harassment after police say he head butted a bartender at a State College establishment popular with Penn State students. Police tell the Centre Daily Times the 31-year-old Bellefonte man lunged and bloodied the bartender's nose as employees were kicking him out of the Shandygaff bar just after 12 a.m. Sunday.


  5. Predicting the next gypsy moth devastationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Pocono Record

    There's some chatter about a creature waiting to emerge this spring, perhaps millions of them. These hungry, crawly critters, otherwise known as gypsy moth caterpillars, will set their sights, or more specifically their jaws, on the region's vast forests, in search of tasty oaks leaves and other hardwoods.


  6. Day care worker sentenced to 10 to 20 yearsRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 | Pocono Record

    A central Pennsylvania day care worker convicted of having caused life-threatening head injuries to a five-month-old girl has been sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison. The Centre Daily Times reports that Centre County Judge Bradley Lunsford told 40-year-old Jalene McClure of State College on Friday that it was "one of the worst incidents of child abuse I have seen in my 18 years on the bench."


  7. Parker campaign outspends Madden 3-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Pocono Record

    Republican David Parker has outspent Democrat Maureen Madden by a nearly 3-to-1 margin in their race for the 115th State House seat, according to their campaign finance reports. Madden has received $32,314 in large contributions from political committees during the campaign, including a $17,514 donation Friday from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party.


  8. Authorities kill deer trapped inside Pa. hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Pocono Record

    The Pennsylvania Game Commission had to kill a deer after it became trapped inside a hotel in State College and couldn't be tranquilized. The Centre Daily Times said the deer entered the Days Inn Penn State around 4 a.m. Friday after the automatic doors opened.


  9. East Stroudsburg University to present distinguished professor awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Pocono Record

    East Stroudsburg University will present its annual Distinguished Professor Awards for 2014 to Caroline Kuchinski, Ph.D., professor of physical education, and S. Elaine Rogers, D.Ed., professor of recreation services management, during an all-university meeting at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts.


  10. Restored World War II bomber takes flight over central PennsylvaniaRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2014 | Pocono Record

    Four giant engines rattled the interior of "Sentimental Journey," a restored B-17G Flying Fortress bomber, Monday as she rolled down a University Park Airport runway for a short flight over Centre County.


  11. Contract talks begin between State System of Higher Education, faculty unionRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | Pocono Record

    Representatives from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties met Wednesday to begin negotiations toward a new collective bargaining agreement.


  12. Bad behavior on social media can cost student athletes -Read the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | Pocono Record

    At St. Paul's Episcopal School in Mobile, Alabama, the high school that produced Crimson Tide quarterbacks AJ McCarron and Jake Coker, there's a new preseason ritual for football players: the social media talk.


  13. Camp Cadet gives girls a look at law enforcement careersRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 | Pocono Record

    Cassandra Wade's hand was already halfway up when an instructor asked a group of campers who wanted to go on the giant tree swing - a 35-foot-high ride for anyone who dared to go to the top.


  14. East Stroudsburg University among five PASSHE schools to receive layoff noticesRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | Pocono Record

    East Stroudsburg University is among five Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education schools whose faculty have received advance notification of possible layoffs.


  15. Penn State hires former Cal AD to lead programRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | Pocono Record

    Penn State President Eric Barron, new athletic director Sandy Barbour and football coach James Franklin talk on the field of Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa.


  16. Judge sets January trial in lawsuit over NCAA fine against Penn State -Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | Pocono Record

    A lawsuit by a state senator and the state treasurer over the NCAA's $60 million fine imposed on Penn State for its handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal could go to trial early next year.


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