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  • Sue Paterno spearheading child abuse awareness program on college campuses

    Sue Paterno spearheading child abuse awareness program on college campuses
    HARRISBURG — Sue Paterno, the widow of legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, has paid $220,000 to set up a child abuse prevention project in 14 state-owned universities. The program, called Circles of Safety for Higher Education, is...
  • Paterno estate's contract breach lawsuit tossed again

    The family of the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno can't sue the NCAA and the university for breach of contract for their actions in response to the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, a Pennsylvania judge on Monday ruled for a second time. Judge...
  • Pennsylvania higher education board reluctantly approves Gov. Tom Wolf's tuition freeze 'ultimatum'

    Pennsylvania higher education board reluctantly approves Gov. Tom Wolf's tuition freeze 'ultimatum'
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf demanded and received in writing a tuition freeze pledge from the board that oversees the 14 state-owned universities. But it also earned him ill will. A reluctant and at times angry board of governors for the...
  • Board overseeing Pennsylvania-owned universities OK's tuition freeze

    Board overseeing Pennsylvania-owned universities OK's tuition freeze
    HARRISBURG — The board that oversees Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities narrowly endorsed a tuition freeze Thursday sought by Gov. Tom Wolf in exchange for a $45.3 million increase for the State System of Higher Education. The system's...
  • Lefty or righty, Hopkins attackman Ryan Brown is among nation's best

    Lefty or righty, Hopkins attackman Ryan Brown is among nation's best
    Ryan Brown uses his right hand to write. And eat. And brush his teeth. And throw a football. And for many other activities. But when it comes to rocketing a lacrosse ball at speeds reaching triple digits, the Johns Hopkins junior attackman can shoot...
  • Pennsylvania universities system endorses tuition freeze

    The board that oversees Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities narrowly endorsed a tuition freeze Thursday sought by Gov. Tom Wolf in exchange for a $45.3 million increase for the State System of Higher Education. The system's board of governors...
  • Salisbury suspends fraternity accused of hazing

    Salisbury suspends fraternity accused of hazing
    Salisbury University has suspended its Phi Beta Sigma fraternity chapter for hazing, after members were reported to have hit pledges with paddles and held forced workouts at an off-campus house, school officials said. The chapter of fewer than 10...
  • You can buy used Penn State sports gear at the Blue-White Game

    In addition to the Fan Festival, Fun Zone and football game, Penn State will hold one more event at the Blue-White game: a yard sale. Penn State is selling what it calls "game-worn and team-issued equipment" at the Pegula Ice Arena on April 18. The sale...
  • Penn State trustees vote to authorize Sandusky victim deals

    The Penn State board on Thursday authorized university officials to settle litigation related to Jerry Sandusky, but it was not clear how much money is at stake or the number of victims involved. The trustees voted 18-6 to let high-ranking administrators...
  • Speed will be key for City grad Adrian Coxson on Pro Day

    Speed will be key for City grad Adrian Coxson on Pro Day
    After rising at dawn for months for grueling training sessions in Bel Air conducted by retired Ravens wide receiver Qadry Ismail, former City blue-chip wide receiver Adrian Coxson knows he has a lot riding on this week. Following a relatively nomadic...
  • Emmaus high jumper Scott Schlegel wins national title

    Emmaus high jumper Scott Schlegel wins national title
    Emmaus High School senior Scott Schlegel recently won first place in the high jump at the New Balance Indoor Track and Field Nationals at the Armory in New York City. Schlegel, a Lehigh Valley Conference and District 11 champion for the Green Hornets'...