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Dancing scene

Curtain to rise Nov. 4 on campus production of ‘Footloose: The Musical'

After rehearsing for two months, cast members have nailed their lines, cultivated a stage presence and perfected the timing for the opening of Penn State New Kensington’s fall stage production of "Footloose: The Musical." The play begins a three-day run at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, in the Forum Theatre. Following the first night is an evening performance at 7 p.m. on Saturday and a matinee at 1 p.m. on Sunday.
Soccer game

New Kensington soccer to face Brandywine in PSUAC Final Four

Sophomore midfielder Cole Wilson scored two goals as No. 5 seed Penn State New Kensington defeated No. 4 seed Penn State Greater Allegheny 4-2 on Oct. 29 in the first round of the Penn State University Athletic Conference in McKeesport. The New Kensington Lions will not have much time to savor the match, as the Final Four opens at 1 p.m. today (Oct. 31) at University Park.
Soccer game

New Kensington soccer team earns No. 5 seed in PSUAC playoffs

For the fifth time in the six-year existence of the program, the Penn State New Kensington soccer team is headed to the postseason. And it is against a familiar foe. The fifth-seeded New Kensington Lions (4-5) travel to fourth-seeded Penn State Greater Allegheny (4-4-1) at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, for the opening round of the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) soccer playoffs.
THON 2016

Two community events to benefit New Kensington’s THON efforts

With THON 2017 less than four months away, Penn State New Kensington students are stepping up the fundraising activities with a pair of events on- and off campus. The annual Spaghetti Dinner is slated for Nov. 20, at the Holiday Park Volunteer Fire Company hall and the Holiday Basket Bingo is set for Dec. 8 in the campus Conference Center.
Painting by Bud Gibbons

Bud Gibbons' landscapes on exhibit at New Kensington campus art gallery

An exhibit of paintings by artist Charles "Bud" Gibbons, professor emeritus of visual arts at Penn State New Kensington, is set to run from Nov. 1 to 26, in the Art Gallery on the Upper Burrell campus. The exhibit is free to the public.
Runners start

'Turkey Trot' run helps kids with cystic fibrosis

Promoting health and wellness while supporting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the Penn State New Kensington Turkey Trot gets underway at 10 a.m. Nov. 5 at the campus Athletics Center.
Director and actor

Fall production of 'Footloose: The Musical' in rehearsal at New Kensington

There will be dancing in the streets but not by Martha and the Vandellas or David Bowie and Mick Jagger. The dancing will be done by the cast of Penn State New Kensington’s fall stage production of “Footloose: The Musical,” and the ‘street’ will be the expanded proscenium of the newly renovated Forum Theatre.
Book promo

Author on history of New Kensington mafia will speak on New Kensington campus

The city of New Kensington is famous for its aluminum roots. It's infamous for its organized crime roots. Dennis Marsili, a retired New Kensington police officer, shines a light on the “dark” side of the city with a talk about the city’s mob connections at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 9, in the Forum Theatre at Penn State New Kensington. The focal point of the presentation is Marsili’s new book, “Little Chicago: A History of Organized Crime in New Kensington, Pa.”
Soccer game

New Kensington sports update: Soccer on verge of PSUAC playoffs

With a 3-4 record and in seventh place in the Penn State University Athletic Conference, the Penn State New Kensington soccer team has two league games remaining to secure a berth in the six-team conference playoffs.
Rad Sci classroom

New Kensington plans radiology, biomedical open house for prospective students

Prospective students can explore opportunities in the field of radiology and biomedical technology from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 27 during Penn State New Kensington's open house in the campus Conference Center. Sponsored by the radiological sciences and biomedical engineering technology programs, the joint open house is geared to high school seniors and juniors, and adult learners.