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Penn State funding passes with no increase in general support appropriations

By Staff Writer Last Thursday, November 17, Governor Josh Shapiro signed the approved appropriations bill to fund Penn State and other state-related universities. Despite advocacy efforts that Penn State described as its ‘best overall advocacy year ever,’ noting 35,000 advocacy actions taken throughout the budget process, the university will not see an increase in its […]

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How one local township is prioritizing business development

By Holly Riddle  Anthony Fragola is a College Township Council Member and a local entrepreneur. The owner of Fibrenew Alleghenies has served the Happy Valley community in some capacity for nearly two decades. Fragola told us there’s ample opportunity for business growth in the area, with opportunities for both existing companies that want to move to […]

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How a new-to-Happy Valley company is helping to conserve water with big benefits to businesses and the environment

By Holly Riddle  Fluid Conservation Systems (FCS) is a 40-year-old company that specializes in leak detection; it recently relocated to Happy Valley and is the latest player on the area’s sensor scene. FCS got its start when it invented and filed the first U.S. patent for the leak correlator that it still offers today; and […]

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Mount Nittany Health's investment in community, growth and innovation

By Nikki Ciecierski Patient Tower In the heart of Happy Valley, Mount Nittany Health stands as a pillar of unwavering commitment to the well-being of the community it has served for over a century. With a vision firmly rooted in serving the community's evolving healthcare needs, Mount Nittany Health is making generational investments by constructing […]

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Mount Nittany Health’s strategy for attracting talent

By Nikki Ciecierski Michael Fry, the Director of Talent Acquisition and Compensation at Mount Nittany Health In the competitive landscape of healthcare recruitment, attracting top talent requires looking beyond traditional strategies. Michael Fry, the Director of Talent Acquisition and Compensation at Mount Nittany Health, shared how the community-centric institution is thinking differently to recruit, retain […]

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Why Happy Valley is a sensor technology hotspot

By Holly Riddle  Photo Credit KCF Technologies You don’t notice them, but they’re always there — measuring, monitoring, helping you live a safer, more convenient life. Sensors have become widely used in manufacturing and are now commonplace in homes and personal items, from smartphones to cars to smart-home devices like robot vacuums, lights, thermostats, cameras […]

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