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Happy Valley non-profits benefit from strong Rotary Clubs in State College

By Staff Writer  Rotary Clubs provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through a fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders. State College is fortunate to have three active Rotary Clubs working toward this mission and benefiting local non-profits and the community. Downtown State College Rotary, Rotary Club of […]

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09/19/2023
What do cuts at WVU signal for the future of higher ed?

By Staff Writers In August, WVU President Gordon Gee sparked student demonstrators and earned a (symbolic) no-confidence resolution from faculty after proposing deep cuts to staff and programs. Despite the loud and passionate reaction, the school’s board of governors approved most of the cuts—28 academic programs and 143 faculty positions--a move administrators insist is not […]

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09/12/2023
Work-life balance easy to find in Happy Valley

By Holly Riddle Work-life balance and the rise of remote and hybrid work arrangements have become more mainstream since 2020. Talent in Happy Valley at area companies that embraced remote working, such as Restek and AccuWeather, said that remote work helped them to achieve better work-life balance. For new talent entering the workforce, it has […]

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09/05/2023
Why Penn State’s alumni network ranks among the best

By Cara Aungst PHOTO: Penn State Alumni Association In a fiercely competitive job market, having a good network is key for new graduates. As Town & Country magazine reported in August, one of the most supportive, engaged and loyal communities in the world is Penn State’s alumni network. Penn State was listed among just 15 […]

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08/22/2023
Events mean big business for Happy Valley restaurants and hotels

By Holly Riddle Credit: Matt Jacobs Productions Ask any Happy Valley resident who’s lived here longer than just a few months about things to do in the area and they’ll likely be able to give you a long list of events, festivals and fairs. All year long, every season, there’s something going on, with events […]

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08/15/2023
Happy Valley native returns from Erie half-marathon alive, thanks to heroic, CPR-trained Good Samaritans

By Jodie Dello Stritto Greg Woodman (center), with his wife Anita and the team of runners who raced to save his life. From left to right, Kyle Hrutkay, Aaron Taylor, Tabitha Bowser, Greg and Anita Woodman, Laura Overly, Mikaela Hess, Austin Boesch. On Sunday, July 16, Greg Woodman—publisher of HappyValley Industry and owner of State […]

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08/07/2023
What’s next for The Nittany Lion Inn and The Penn Stater

By Gracie Mullan In the last 10 years in Downtown State College, two new hotels have opened, another refurbished, and another closed.  That’s quite a lot of change for the region in a short time. The Hyatt Place opened in 2017 inside the Fraser Centre and the renovated and renamed Graduate Hotel followed suit shortly […]

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