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Spend the Day in Boalsburg this Memorial Day

Boalsburg is just minutes from State College and Beaver Stadium, but the quaint village feels worlds away. Originally a traveler’s stop between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, Boalsburg is one of the best places to uncover history in Central Pennsylvania, with the Pennsylvania Military Museum, Boal Mansion and Columbus Chapel, and Boalsburg Cemetery, which commemorates the village’s designation as the Birthplace of Memorial Day. It’s also a place for today, with can’t-miss events, brand-new venues, and favorite family destinations. Let’s spend the day!

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Spikes reveal first phase of 2024 promo schedule

(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) – The State College Spikes announced the first phase of the 2024 promotional schedule taking place this summer at the new-look Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, featuring a dozen spectacular FIREWORKS shows along with a slew of can’t miss nights topping the slate, with more promos on the way in the coming weeks.

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5.Life Climbing Gyms Celebrate 30 Years of Supporting Community

Climb Nittany will offer special 1994 throwback pricing to celebrate the company’s 30th birthday on January 11th, 2024. Climb Nittany is one of four climbing gyms owned by 5.Life, a family owned and operated climbing gym company based in Columbus, OH. After opening two gyms in Columbus, owners Carrie and Alexis Roccos and Matt and Mardi Roberts expanded into the State College area in 2020 when they opened Climb Nittany in Boalsburg.

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