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Voices of Central Pennsylvania September 2015
In This Issue: September Public Meetings Calendar | Moral Hazard and Big 10 Climate Commitments | Superlatives overtake the airwaves | Yemen a hotspot in US-Iran power struggle | LAGuide to PetEuphoria | Jewelweed - A Gem in the Marsh | Poet of the Month ~ Julia Spicher Kasdorf | Musician Profile: Tyne Palazzi | Winter Outlook | Local Home-Scale Photovoltaic Solar | Finding Made-in-USA products | An Uncommon Fall Visitor | Advice to agripreneurs | PSU Should Apply Whole Systems-thinking | A Tale of Two Nittany Theatres | Ways Ferguson Township Can Protect Water

Bullying policies fail to address problem

In about eighty-five percent of bullying cases, teachers and administration make no effort to stop the bullying. Now, unfortunately, this problem hits a little too close to home. Read more »

Millheim residents occupy streets to stop crime

Since late 2008, residents of Millheim borough have occupied the town and streets in a citizen-run crime watch program that aims to improve their community and control crime without additional policing. Read more »

Steffen wins Golden Basket Award

Chef Jamie Steffen won the Golden Basket Award at the Boalsburg Market Chefs Competition in August. Steffen represented the American Ale House. Read more »

Hospital chef plans for organic garden

“The reason we’re going for certified organic is that, as a medical center, it’s very important for the community to know that we are using certain guidelines, just as in our healthcare practices at Mount Nittany,” Glenn said. Read more »

Pa leads nation in rabies cases for second year

Pennsylvania has managed to remain the number one state for rabies cases in America. Read more »

Off campus meal plan provides options

Penn State University has created another food service plan specifically for students living off-campus and receiving a financial aid package. Read more »

Penn State admits even more freshmen

This fall, Penn State University Park is preparing to bring in its second-largest undergraduate freshmen class on record. Read more »

Night of song and dance set for State theatre

On Friday, September 14, Brio Dance Company and Pure Cane Sugar will bring their unique performance to the State Theatre’s stage. Read more »