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Yeaple Appointed as State College Borough Councilwoman Yeaple Appointed as State College Borough Councilwoman
by Geoff Rushton

Emerging from what looked to be an impasse, State College Borough Council voted unanimously on Wednesday night to appoint Katherine Oh Yeaple to fill the vacant position on council. Full Story →

Centre County Adds 47 COVID-19 Cases Centre County Adds 47 COVID-19 Cases

Centre County reported 47 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday to bring its total to 2,078 since the first was reported on March 20, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Woman, Benner Inmates Accused of Illegally Obtaining COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits State College Woman, Benner Inmates Accused of Illegally Obtaining COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits

A State College woman and nine Benner state prison inmates were among 20 people charged statewide on Wednesday for allegedly providing false information to illegally obtain more than $300,000 in COVID-19 unemployment benefits, according to Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
CATA to Temporarily Discontinue Commuter Bus Routes CATA to Temporarily Discontinue Commuter Bus Routes

Citing low ridership, the Centre Area Transportation Authority is temporarily discontinuing service for its eight commuter bus routes.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State Football: First Glance Schedule Predictions Penn State Football: First Glance Schedule Predictions

If all goes well, Penn State will be traveling to Indiana a month from today for a Saturday evening/afternoon/night meeting against the Hoosiers to open up the 2020 season over a month later than usual.

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones

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Penn State Athletics Reports 20 COVID-19 Positives Following Latest Week of Testing Penn State Athletics Reports 20 COVID-19 Positives Following Latest Week of Testing
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Athletics conducted 830 COVID-19 tests of student-athletes with 20 positive test results for the period of September 12-18, the department announced the results on Wednesday as part of its weekly release of COVID-19 numbers. [Read More]
Geisinger Plans New Clinic in College Township Geisinger Plans New Clinic in College Township
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Geisinger Health System is looking to expand its footprint in College Township with a new primary care clinic. [Read More]
Penn State Reports 294 More Student COVID-19 Cases Penn State Reports 294 More Student COVID-19 Cases
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State on Tuesday reported 294 additional COVID-19 cases among University Park students from weekend testing and additional results from the previous seven days that had been pending. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Amid Strange Recruiting Times, Unique Commitment Could Come Friday Penn State Football: Amid Strange Recruiting Times, Unique Commitment Could Come Friday
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football might add another commitment to its 2021 class on Friday as offensive tackle Diego Pounds is slated to announce his college decision. [Read More]
Talor Battle Thrilled to Build on Penn State Hoops’ Recent Success as Assistant Coach Talor Battle Thrilled to Build on Penn State Hoops’ Recent Success as Assistant Coach
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Will Pegler
After working as a financial advisor for about three years, Talor Battle has returned to basketball. [Read More]
Leading Infectious Disease Experts to Speak at Discovery Space Event Leading Infectious Disease Experts to Speak at Discovery Space Event
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The first installment of Discovery Space’s Nights to Discover Speaker Series will feature two of the world's foremost infectious disease researchers. [Read More]
Centre County Adds 195 COVID-19 Cases Centre County Adds 195 COVID-19 Cases
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County reported 195 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday to bring its total to 2,031 since the first was reported in March. It was the county's second highest single-day total to date, behind only the 212 reported one week ago. [Read More]
The Powerful Voice of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Column
The Powerful Voice of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Nichola D. Gutgold
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s public speaking was similar to how she approached her strategy on behalf of the Women’s Rights Project of the ACLU in the 1970s: slowly, meticulously, carefully and just what is needed. [Read More]
Scapegoating Takes Us Down a Dangerous Path
Column
Scapegoating Takes Us Down a Dangerous Path
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
With the knowledge and hindsight of centuries of scapegoating we could hope that in today’s ever-more-informed society it would become a thing of the past. Something easily identified and halted before lives are ruined, or in the most disastrous and appalling instances, people are killed. Which is [Read More]
No Decision Yet on Interim State College Borough Council Appointment No Decision Yet on Interim State College Borough Council Appointment
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
After five rounds of voting on Monday night, State College Borough Council members could not reach an agreement on an interim appointment for the vacancy on council created by Dan Murphy's resignation. [Read More]

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Geisinger Plans New Clinic in College Township Geisinger Plans New Clinic in College Township
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Geisinger Health System is looking to expand its footprint in College Township with a new primary care clinic. [Read More]
Leading Infectious Disease Experts to Speak at Discovery Space Event Leading Infectious Disease Experts to Speak at Discovery Space Event
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The first installment of Discovery Space’s Nights to Discover Speaker Series will feature two of the world's foremost infectious disease researchers. [Read More]
Wasson Farm Gears Up for Fall Festivities
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Wasson Farm Gears Up for Fall Festivities
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
For the last 20 years Wasson Farm has held an annual fall fest for the community. And although it may look a little bit different this year, they're still excited to see the turnout for the upcoming events. [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Under Wendy Vinhage, Centre County United Way Works on New Ways to Engage Donors and Volunteers Lunch with Mimi: Under Wendy Vinhage, Centre County United Way Works on New Ways to Engage Donors and Volunteers
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Town & Gown
Town&Gown founder Mimi Barash Coppersmith sat down with Vinhage via Zoom to discuss how she became involved in nonprofits, how the United Way has continued to support families in need through the pandemic, and what the organization’s future fundraising strategies are to support health, education, [Read More]
New Ridgelines Theater Program Explores Challenges Facing Immigrants New Ridgelines Theater Program Explores Challenges Facing Immigrants
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle
Ridgelines Language Arts, the organization that works to empower new language artists and under-heard voices in the central Pennsylvania region, kicks off a new theater program exploring issues related to immigration this week. [Read More]
Cultivating Beauty: Devoted Centre County Gardeners Share a Passion for Growing – and Giving Cultivating Beauty: Devoted Centre County Gardeners Share a Passion for Growing – and Giving
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Teresa Mull, Town&Gown
Centre County is known for its natural beauty, found in the forests and wild places that surround us. Local gardeners know how to tame the region’s vegetation, cultivate it, and create gardens that are expressions of the individual, and together celebrate the resources we all share. [Read More]
Groundhog Day-Week-Month-Season
Column
Groundhog Day-Week-Month-Season
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
I’m not here to talk about “Groundhog Day,” the movie. My topic is Groundhog, the Devourer. If you grew a garden this summer, you know whereof I speak. [Read More]
Virtual Town Hall Set For Census, Registration And Mail-In Voting Information Virtual Town Hall Set For Census, Registration And Mail-In Voting Information
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Central Pennsylvania residents are encouraged to take part in a virtual town hall this week to provide locals with more information regarding the census, voter registration and voting by mail in this November's general election. [Read More]
Centre Hall Fire Company Breaks Ground for New Station Centre Hall Fire Company Breaks Ground for New Station
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
The 14,000-square-foot facility, which will be located along Witmer Avenue on the east end of the borough, is the result of 11 years of planning and fundraising. [Read More]
Pickleball Turned Out to Be Just the Right Sport for Me. It Might Be for You Too
Column
Pickleball Turned Out to Be Just the Right Sport for Me. It Might Be for You Too
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
Whether you are ready to get out now or will be looking forward to a new activity when you feel more comfortable interacting with others, I may just have the right sport for you to try. [Read More]

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Penn State Athletics Reports 20 COVID-19 Positives Following Latest Week of Testing Penn State Athletics Reports 20 COVID-19 Positives Following Latest Week of Testing
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Athletics conducted 830 COVID-19 tests of student-athletes with 20 positive test results for the period of September 12-18, the department announced the results on Wednesday as part of its weekly release of COVID-19 numbers. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Amid Strange Recruiting Times, Unique Commitment Could Come Friday Penn State Football: Amid Strange Recruiting Times, Unique Commitment Could Come Friday
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football might add another commitment to its 2021 class on Friday as offensive tackle Diego Pounds is slated to announce his college decision. [Read More]
Talor Battle Thrilled to Build on Penn State Hoops’ Recent Success as Assistant Coach Talor Battle Thrilled to Build on Penn State Hoops’ Recent Success as Assistant Coach
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Will Pegler
After working as a financial advisor for about three years, Talor Battle has returned to basketball. [Read More]
Saquon Barkley to Miss Remainder of NFL Season Following ACL Tear Saquon Barkley to Miss Remainder of NFL Season Following ACL Tear
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley will miss the remainder of the 2020-21 NFL Season following the announcement that he has torn his ACL, the New York Giants confirmed the news on Monday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opens at Indiana, Hosts Ohio State Week 2 in New Big Ten Schedule Penn State Football Opens at Indiana, Hosts Ohio State Week 2 in New Big Ten Schedule
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football has its schedule as the Big Ten announced its regular season slate on Saturday morning ahead of an Oct. 24 kickoff across the league. [Read More]
Penns Valley vs. Philipsburg-Osceola Football Game Canceled Penns Valley vs. Philipsburg-Osceola Football Game Canceled
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
An intracounty Mountain League football matchup scheduled for Friday night has been canceled after one team's players were advised to quarantine. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: NCAA Announces Nov. 25 Start Date Penn State Basketball: NCAA Announces Nov. 25 Start Date
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The NCAA announced earlier this week that the men's and women's college basketball seasons will get underway on Nov. 25, following recommendations from various oversight committees. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ciarrocca Sees Growth in Wideout Group, Experience at QB Penn State Football: Ciarrocca Sees Growth in Wideout Group, Experience at QB
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Offensive Coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca -who has done perhaps as much waiting around as anyone in college football this offseason- took a chance on Thursday night during a radio interview to talk about returning quarterbacks Sean Clifford and Will Levis. [Read More]
Penns Valley at P-O Headlines Week 2 of Centre County High School Football Penns Valley at P-O Headlines Week 2 of Centre County High School Football
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
Bellefonte, Penns Valley and Bald Eagle Area all took opening-night losses, with Philipsburg-Osceola being the only team to begin the season with a win. That win for the Mounties, however, was an eye opener, and it sets up a big Week 2 showdown with Penns Valley. [Read More]
State College School Board Approves Fall Sports Competition Plans State College School Board Approves Fall Sports Competition Plans
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Area School Board on Thursday night approved plans that will allow for fall sports teams to participate in competitions this fall. But just how that will play out for each team remains to be seen. [Read More]

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Penn State Athletics Reports 20 COVID-19 Positives Following Latest Week of Testing Penn State Athletics Reports 20 COVID-19 Positives Following Latest Week of Testing
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Athletics conducted 830 COVID-19 tests of student-athletes with 20 positive test results for the period of September 12-18, the department announced the results on Wednesday as part of its weekly release of COVID-19 numbers. [Read More]
Penn State Reports 294 More Student COVID-19 Cases Penn State Reports 294 More Student COVID-19 Cases
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State on Tuesday reported 294 additional COVID-19 cases among University Park students from weekend testing and additional results from the previous seven days that had been pending. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Amid Strange Recruiting Times, Unique Commitment Could Come Friday Penn State Football: Amid Strange Recruiting Times, Unique Commitment Could Come Friday
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football might add another commitment to its 2021 class on Friday as offensive tackle Diego Pounds is slated to announce his college decision. [Read More]
Talor Battle Thrilled to Build on Penn State Hoops’ Recent Success as Assistant Coach Talor Battle Thrilled to Build on Penn State Hoops’ Recent Success as Assistant Coach
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Will Pegler
After working as a financial advisor for about three years, Talor Battle has returned to basketball. [Read More]
Penn State Sees Small Enrollment Decrease Amid Pandemic Penn State Sees Small Enrollment Decrease Amid Pandemic
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The COVID-19 pandemic has so far had only a small impact on Penn State student enrollment, President Eric Barron told the university's Board of Trustees on Friday. [Read More]
Saquon Barkley to Miss Remainder of NFL Season Following ACL Tear Saquon Barkley to Miss Remainder of NFL Season Following ACL Tear
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley will miss the remainder of the 2020-21 NFL Season following the announcement that he has torn his ACL, the New York Giants confirmed the news on Monday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opens at Indiana, Hosts Ohio State Week 2 in New Big Ten Schedule Penn State Football Opens at Indiana, Hosts Ohio State Week 2 in New Big Ten Schedule
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football has its schedule as the Big Ten announced its regular season slate on Saturday morning ahead of an Oct. 24 kickoff across the league. [Read More]
Penn State: 226 Additional COVID-19 Cases Among Students Penn State: 226 Additional COVID-19 Cases Among Students
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State on Friday reported another 226 COVID-19 cases among students attending University Park since its last update on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: NCAA Announces Nov. 25 Start Date Penn State Basketball: NCAA Announces Nov. 25 Start Date
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The NCAA announced earlier this week that the men's and women's college basketball seasons will get underway on Nov. 25, following recommendations from various oversight committees. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ciarrocca Sees Growth in Wideout Group, Experience at QB Penn State Football: Ciarrocca Sees Growth in Wideout Group, Experience at QB
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Offensive Coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca -who has done perhaps as much waiting around as anyone in college football this offseason- took a chance on Thursday night during a radio interview to talk about returning quarterbacks Sean Clifford and Will Levis. [Read More]
StateCollege.com Columnists
Nichola D. Gutgold

The Powerful Voice of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s public speaking was similar to how she approached her strategy on behalf of the Women’s Rights Project of the ACLU in the 1970s: slowly, meticulously, carefully and just what is needed.

John Hook

Scapegoating Takes Us Down a Dangerous Path

With the knowledge and hindsight of centuries of scapegoating we could hope that in today’s ever-more-informed society it would become a thing of the past. Something easily identified and halted before lives are ruined, or in the most disastrous and appalling instances, people are killed. Which is

College Football Is Back... But What Comes Next?Jay Paterno

Amid the immediate euphoria of the Big Ten now trying to play in 2020, in the not-too-distant future we may recall this year college football and think of the phrase “penny wise and pound foolish.”

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