Edward Stoddard

Edward Stoddard

Communications Director

A life-long Pennsylvania resident; Ed enjoys family activities, hiking, photography, community events, the arts, history and travel. Ed visited Happy Valley frequently in the 80s and lived here from 1991-2008. He is very happy to be back and sharing Happy Valley stories with the world.

  • Email:

    edwards@happyvalley.com

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    facebook.com/HappyValleyAdventureBureau

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Penn State

PENN STATE HOMECOMING UNVEILS 2021 LOGO

Penn State Homecoming revealed its 2021 logo on Saturday, April 17, 2021. The logo was unveiled through a logo reveal video before a modified version of the Blue-White Game as a part of the annual Legacy Celebration.

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Arts & Culture

Design your Central PA Festival of the Arts banner!

The Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts has issued the Call for Entries for its popular juried fine art exhibition, Images 2021. Images 2021 will be an online exhibition. Work eligible for exhibition in this show includes drawings, paintings, mixed media, photography, hand-pulled prints, watercolors, fiber, paper, and digital art.

Sports

DELWYN YOUNG NAMED STATE COLLEGE SPIKES MANAGER

The State College Spikes will return to action with a new skipper in 2021 as former major league outfielder Delwyn Young will manage the club for the inaugural season of the MLB Draft League, as announced Monday by Major League Baseball and Prep Baseball Report.

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Sports

SPIKES RELEASE 2021 SCHEDULE starting Monday, May 24. 2021

The State College Spikes’ schedule for the inaugural season of the Major League Baseball Draft League has been released. The Spikes will bring baseball back to fans from across Happy Valley with a 34-game regular season home schedule that runs from Monday, May 24 through Friday, August 13, 2021.

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Places To Stay

Comfort Suites Near Penn State is ready for your staycation or vacation

When you walk into the Comfort Suites Near Penn State for the first time — you’ll feel something in the air. Although beautiful, it doesn’t have anything to do with the brand new renovations that were completed in 2020 in all common areas and private rooms of the property. Although performed with the utmost care, it doesn’t have anything to do with the extra precautions being taken to keep you safe as a visitor to Happy Valley during a pandemic

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Food & Drink

Federal Taphouse

For Federal Taphouse, the downtown State College restaurant known for its 100 beers on tap, the COVID-19 pandemic has been nothing but a series of challenges — but all are obstacles that general manager Jessica Wargo and her team have been adept at overcoming, all to the benefit of the community that they love to serve.

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Shopping

Helping Happy Valley LIVE

The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau and partner organizations from 4 to 10 p.m. December 5, 2020, for a special live broadcast: Helping Happy Valley Live. This live Facebook event will showcase the county’s small businesses and the products they have for sale, just in time for the holidays. Find unique gifts for friends and family and get holiday shopping done right from the comfort of your home.

The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau publishes up-to-date event information at HappyValley.com/events