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Centre County Certifies Election Results Centre County Certifies Election Results
by Geoff Rushton

Centre County's Board of Elections unanimously approved certification of the the county's 2020 general election results on Monday afternoon. Full Story →

Centre County Adds 183 COVID-19 Cases Over 2 Days; Pa. Reports Nearly 12,000 Centre County Adds 183 COVID-19 Cases Over 2 Days; Pa. Reports Nearly 12,000

Centre County reported 183 new COVID-19 cases over the past two days — 136 for Sunday and 47 for Monday — to bring its total to 5,765 since the first was reported in March, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State Football: Sandy Barbour's Guarantee to James Franklin
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Penn State Football: Sandy Barbour's Guarantee to James Franklin

It was a conversation that Sandy Barbour might like to have back right about now. It may have meant the difference between a buyout of $11 million and one for $32 million.

StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Federal Judge Dismisses Trump Campaign's Election Lawsuit in Pennsylvania Federal Judge Dismisses Trump Campaign's Election Lawsuit in Pennsylvania

A federal judge on Saturday dismissed a Trump campaign lawsuit that included Centre County's Board of Elections among its defendants and sought to block certification of Pennsylvania's votes.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State Football: Michigan Game Set for Noon Kick on ABC Penn State Football: Michigan Game Set for Noon Kick on ABC

Penn State and Michigan will take the field this Saturday at Noon in Ann Arbor, Michigan as the Nittany Lions look for their first win of the season while the Wolverines look to build off of a triple-overtime win against Rutgers.

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones

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Penn State Football: Handing Out the Grades Following Penn State's Loss to Iowa Penn State Football: Handing Out the Grades Following Penn State's Loss to Iowa
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Another weekend and another set of grades following the fifth loss by Penn State this season. [Read More]
Finally, Some Good News
Column
Finally, Some Good News
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
Finally, some good news in 2020. The Steelers are still undefeated as of this writing, two pharmaceuticals are reporting successful COVID-19 vaccine results and the election is over (well, everything but the lawsuits). The stock markets are reacting favorably, although I do not think the Steelers’ [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Dreams and Nightmares of the 2020 Season Penn State Football: The Dreams and Nightmares of the 2020 Season
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State trotted out onto the field for the second half of Saturday evening’s game, Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill’s song Dreams And Nightmares pounded through the Beaver Stadium soundsystem and down onto the field. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Freiermuth to Miss Remainder of Season Following Surgery Penn State Football: Freiermuth to Miss Remainder of Season Following Surgery
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State tight end Pat Freiermuth will miss the remainder of the season following surgery scheduled for next week coach James Franklin announced on Saturday night following the Nittany Lions' 41-21 loss to Iowa. [Read More]
Penn State Football Falls to Iowa, Drops to 0-5 for First Time in Program History Penn State Football Falls to Iowa, Drops to 0-5 for First Time in Program History
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gabe Angieri
Penn State football (0-5) wasn’t able to snap its losing streak on Saturday, losing to Iowa (3-2) 41-21 at Beaver Stadium. [Read More]
Philipsburg-Osceola Volleyball Falls to Trinity in PIAA Championship Match Philipsburg-Osceola Volleyball Falls to Trinity in PIAA Championship Match
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gordon Brunskill
That one, last win eluded the Philipsburg-Osceola girls’ volleyball team. [Read More]
Centre County Adds 80 COVID-19 Cases; Pennsylvania Reports 6,778 Centre County Adds 80 COVID-19 Cases; Pennsylvania Reports 6,778
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County reported 80 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday to bring its total to 5,582, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Statewide, Pennsylvania had 6,778 new positives, bringing its total to 302,564. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-2, But Look Improved Against Gophers Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-2, But Look Improved Against Gophers
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Despite the loss, Penn State headed to the locker room as the horn sounded for the final time with reason for optimism. [Read More]
As Departure Testing Increases Before Break, Penn State Reports 114 New COVID-19 Cases at University Park As Departure Testing Increases Before Break, Penn State Reports 114 New COVID-19 Cases at University Park
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
With the in-person portion of Penn State's fall semester concluding on Friday, the university reported 114 new COVID-19 cases among University Park students, along with a record number of overall tests, in its semi-weekly update on Friday. [Read More]
5 Things to Watch as Penn State Football Faces Iowa 5 Things to Watch as Penn State Football Faces Iowa
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This week the things to watch are much more existential. It's less about the running game as it is about the mental game. So here are five things to keep an eye on as the Nittany Lions face Iowa. [Read More]

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Thanksgiving 2020: Nolds Offer Help on Giving Thanks During Tough Times
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Thanksgiving 2020: Nolds Offer Help on Giving Thanks During Tough Times
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
As I reflected on the somber state of Happy Valley just prior to Thanksgiving, I decided it was time to call Dan Nold. The veteran pastor of Calvary Church, Dan has been my go-to guy for wisdom throughout this crisis-filled year. He also suggested that we include his wife, Lynn, in the conversation. [Read More]
Downtown State College Businesses Hope for Boost from Holiday Shopping Season Downtown State College Businesses Hope for Boost from Holiday Shopping Season
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle
While, for most, this year’s holiday shopping season may not include packed malls and crowded lines, retailers in downtown State College are doing what they can to bring in business safely and still provide an enjoyable holiday shopping experience for locals. The holiday shopping season kicks off [Read More]
Legally Blind Penn State Student Runs Marathon to Raise Money for Visually Impaired Children Legally Blind Penn State Student Runs Marathon to Raise Money for Visually Impaired Children
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Sasha Kalika
Less than one percent of the United States population can say that they’ve run a 26.2-mile marathon. Even fewer can say that they’ve done so legally blind. [Read More]
The 12 Ills That Are Plaguing Penn State Football in 2020
Column
The 12 Ills That Are Plaguing Penn State Football in 2020
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State head coach James Franklin is positive the biggest negative contributing to the Nittany Lions' 0-4 start is that they are coughing up the football. [Read More]
Amidst Pandemic, Food Bank Sees Increased Need for Thanksgiving Help Amidst Pandemic, Food Bank Sees Increased Need for Thanksgiving Help
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Each year, the State College Food Bank works toward the goal that no one in Centre County goes without a Thanksgiving dinner. This year, with families struggling because of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, that goal was made all the more important. [Read More]
Rising Hope to Host ‘Christmas at the Barn’ Rising Hope to Host ‘Christmas at the Barn’
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
The Rising Hope Therapeutic Riding Center has planned a special event for 1-5 p.m. on Saturday called “Christmas at the Barn.” [Read More]
Penn State Law’s Colombian Twins: Doubling Down on Issues of Social Justice
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Penn State Law’s Colombian Twins: Doubling Down on Issues of Social Justice
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
Angelica and Indira Ricaurte Villalobos are twins and Fulbright scholars who are passionate about opportunities to work for greater justice, equity and peace in their violence-torn nation of Colombia and especially for their ethnic group, the Afro-Colombian people. [Read More]
Happy Valley Song Lab Offers Guidance and Platform for Local Musicians Happy Valley Song Lab Offers Guidance and Platform for Local Musicians
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Charles Reinert
My Hero Zero's Jason O is helping artists grow their songwriting techniques and recording abilities. [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Pat Daugherty, Longtime Face of The Tavern, Discusses Big Plans for the Iconic Downtown Restaurant – Including Seating on the Roof Lunch with Mimi: Pat Daugherty, Longtime Face of The Tavern, Discusses Big Plans for the Iconic Downtown Restaurant – Including Seating on the Roof
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Town & Gown
Dining at The Tavern has been a time-honored tradition for generations of Penn Staters since the restaurant opened in 1948. Many generations of Penn State students have also worked as servers, busboys, cooks, dishwashers, and cashiers at The Tavern. [Read More]
As Restaurants Struggle with Capacity Limits, State College Reduces License Fees As Restaurants Struggle with Capacity Limits, State College Reduces License Fees
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A measure approved by State College Borough Council on Monday aims to provide a small bit of additional relief to local restaurants and other retail food establishments struggling with revenue losses amid statewide COVID-19 capacity restrictions. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Handing Out the Grades Following Penn State's Loss to Iowa Penn State Football: Handing Out the Grades Following Penn State's Loss to Iowa
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Another weekend and another set of grades following the fifth loss by Penn State this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Dreams and Nightmares of the 2020 Season Penn State Football: The Dreams and Nightmares of the 2020 Season
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State trotted out onto the field for the second half of Saturday evening’s game, Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill’s song Dreams And Nightmares pounded through the Beaver Stadium soundsystem and down onto the field. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Freiermuth to Miss Remainder of Season Following Surgery Penn State Football: Freiermuth to Miss Remainder of Season Following Surgery
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State tight end Pat Freiermuth will miss the remainder of the season following surgery scheduled for next week coach James Franklin announced on Saturday night following the Nittany Lions' 41-21 loss to Iowa. [Read More]
Penn State Football Falls to Iowa, Drops to 0-5 for First Time in Program History Penn State Football Falls to Iowa, Drops to 0-5 for First Time in Program History
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gabe Angieri
Penn State football (0-5) wasn’t able to snap its losing streak on Saturday, losing to Iowa (3-2) 41-21 at Beaver Stadium. [Read More]
Philipsburg-Osceola Volleyball Falls to Trinity in PIAA Championship Match Philipsburg-Osceola Volleyball Falls to Trinity in PIAA Championship Match
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gordon Brunskill
That one, last win eluded the Philipsburg-Osceola girls’ volleyball team. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-2, But Look Improved Against Gophers Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-2, But Look Improved Against Gophers
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Despite the loss, Penn State headed to the locker room as the horn sounded for the final time with reason for optimism. [Read More]
5 Things to Watch as Penn State Football Faces Iowa 5 Things to Watch as Penn State Football Faces Iowa
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This week the things to watch are much more existential. It's less about the running game as it is about the mental game. So here are five things to keep an eye on as the Nittany Lions face Iowa. [Read More]
Report: Former Penn State Football Player Who Filed Lawsuit Claims Franklin Told Him Not to Report Fight to Police Report: Former Penn State Football Player Who Filed Lawsuit Claims Franklin Told Him Not to Report Fight to Police
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton, Matt DiSanto
A former Penn State football player alleged head coach James Franklin told him not to speak with police following a 2018 fight with a teammate, according to a university report obtained by ESPN. [Read More]
The 12 Ills That Are Plaguing Penn State Football in 2020
Column
The 12 Ills That Are Plaguing Penn State Football in 2020
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State head coach James Franklin is positive the biggest negative contributing to the Nittany Lions' 0-4 start is that they are coughing up the football. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall in Season Opener Against Minnesota Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall in Season Opener Against Minnesota
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Heading into Thursday night’s season opener Penn State hockey had beaten Minnesota 12 times in the last 15 meetings. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Handing Out the Grades Following Penn State's Loss to Iowa Penn State Football: Handing Out the Grades Following Penn State's Loss to Iowa
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Another weekend and another set of grades following the fifth loss by Penn State this season. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Dreams and Nightmares of the 2020 Season Penn State Football: The Dreams and Nightmares of the 2020 Season
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State trotted out onto the field for the second half of Saturday evening’s game, Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill’s song Dreams And Nightmares pounded through the Beaver Stadium soundsystem and down onto the field. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Freiermuth to Miss Remainder of Season Following Surgery Penn State Football: Freiermuth to Miss Remainder of Season Following Surgery
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State tight end Pat Freiermuth will miss the remainder of the season following surgery scheduled for next week coach James Franklin announced on Saturday night following the Nittany Lions' 41-21 loss to Iowa. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-2, But Look Improved Against Gophers Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall 3-2, But Look Improved Against Gophers
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Despite the loss, Penn State headed to the locker room as the horn sounded for the final time with reason for optimism. [Read More]
As Departure Testing Increases Before Break, Penn State Reports 114 New COVID-19 Cases at University Park As Departure Testing Increases Before Break, Penn State Reports 114 New COVID-19 Cases at University Park
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
With the in-person portion of Penn State's fall semester concluding on Friday, the university reported 114 new COVID-19 cases among University Park students, along with a record number of overall tests, in its semi-weekly update on Friday. [Read More]
5 Things to Watch as Penn State Football Faces Iowa 5 Things to Watch as Penn State Football Faces Iowa
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This week the things to watch are much more existential. It's less about the running game as it is about the mental game. So here are five things to keep an eye on as the Nittany Lions face Iowa. [Read More]
Report: Former Penn State Football Player Who Filed Lawsuit Claims Franklin Told Him Not to Report Fight to Police Report: Former Penn State Football Player Who Filed Lawsuit Claims Franklin Told Him Not to Report Fight to Police
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton, Matt DiSanto
A former Penn State football player alleged head coach James Franklin told him not to speak with police following a 2018 fight with a teammate, according to a university report obtained by ESPN. [Read More]
Legally Blind Penn State Student Runs Marathon to Raise Money for Visually Impaired Children Legally Blind Penn State Student Runs Marathon to Raise Money for Visually Impaired Children
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Sasha Kalika
Less than one percent of the United States population can say that they’ve run a 26.2-mile marathon. Even fewer can say that they’ve done so legally blind. [Read More]
The 12 Ills That Are Plaguing Penn State Football in 2020
Column
The 12 Ills That Are Plaguing Penn State Football in 2020
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State head coach James Franklin is positive the biggest negative contributing to the Nittany Lions' 0-4 start is that they are coughing up the football. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall in Season Opener Against Minnesota Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Fall in Season Opener Against Minnesota
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Heading into Thursday night’s season opener Penn State hockey had beaten Minnesota 12 times in the last 15 meetings. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: Sandy Barbour's Guarantee to James Franklin

It was a conversation that Sandy Barbour might like to have back right about now. It may have meant the difference between a buyout of $11 million and one for $32 million.

Judy Loy

Finally, Some Good News

Finally, some good news in 2020. The Steelers are still undefeated as of this writing, two pharmaceuticals are reporting successful COVID-19 vaccine results and the election is over (well, everything but the lawsuits). The stock markets are reacting favorably, although I do not think the Steelers’

Thanksgiving 2020: Nolds Offer Help on Giving Thanks During Tough TimesBill Horlacher

As I reflected on the somber state of Happy Valley just prior to Thanksgiving, I decided it was time to call Dan Nold. The veteran pastor of Calvary Church, Dan has been my go-to guy for wisdom throughout this crisis-filled year. He also suggested that we include his wife, Lynn, in the conversation.

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