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Carnival Comes to Nittany Mall Carnival Comes to Nittany Mall
by Geoff Rushton

Rides, games and food are taking over part of the Nittany Mall parking lot this week. Full Story →

Harner Farm Rezoning Approved Harner Farm Rezoning Approved

Exactly nine months after rejecting an initial proposal, Ferguson Township supervisors on Monday unanimously approved a request to rezone 71.4 acres of Harner Farm property for commercial and residential use.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
County Plans to Add 4 New Accessible Transit Buses County Plans to Add 4 New Accessible Transit Buses

The Centre County Office of Transportation has received a grant award for $275,000 and plans to purchase four new accessible buses for its fleet. Transportation director David W. Lomison said the grant was given as a Capital Grand award, with $220,000 federally funded and $55,000 state funded.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
East College Avenue Reopens Near Nittany Mall East College Avenue Reopens Near Nittany Mall

A portion of East College Avenue/Route 26 near the Nittany Mall has reopened after being closed since Saturday because of a sinkhole.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Man Charged with Alleged Break-in and Theft at Dam Donuts Man Charged with Alleged Break-in and Theft at Dam Donuts

An Ohio man is facing felony charges after he allegedly broke into Dam Donuts in Bellefonte and stole cash and other items.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton

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Bellefonte Bringing ‘em in by the Busloads Bellefonte Bringing ‘em in by the Busloads
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
If you ever need to remember how special Bellefonte is, just take look at the faces of people stepping off the tour buses that stop in the Victorian town on the way to New York a few times a month. [Read More]
Construction Is Starting Soon on the Garner Street Lot Development, and Bringing Traffic Changes with It Construction Is Starting Soon on the Garner Street Lot Development, and Bringing Traffic Changes with It
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Borough Council on Monday approved traffic pattern changes that will be in place during construction of a new, mixed-use development on the Garner Street parking lot. [Read More]
Borough Council OKs Conditional Use Permit for Proposed KFC Borough Council OKs Conditional Use Permit for Proposed KFC
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A planned new KFC restaurant in State College is moving forward after borough council approved on Monday a conditional use permit for the location at 1780 S. Atherton St. [Read More]
District Attorney's Office and HOPE Initiative to Host Town Hall Meetings on Opioid Epidemic District Attorney's Office and HOPE Initiative to Host Town Hall Meetings on Opioid Epidemic
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Centre County District Attorney's Office and the Heroin Opioid Prevention and Education (HOPE) Initiative are collaborating for two town hall meetings on the opioid and heroin epidemic. [Read More]
When Turning onto a Roadway, a Simple Way to Know if You're Doing It Wrong
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When Turning onto a Roadway, a Simple Way to Know if You're Doing It Wrong
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
I’m here today to talk to you about another major component of driving in the hopes of spawning some concern. That would be turning right or left and entering a roadway from a stop sign, driveway, parking lot, or a non-highway yield sign. The short and sweet of it is this: if you turn onto a roadw [Read More]
Ferguson Township Police Now Wearing Body Cameras Ferguson Township Police Now Wearing Body Cameras
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Ferguson Township police are now wearing body cameras, the department announced on Monday, making it the first municipal police department in the Centre Region to be using both body and vehicle cameras. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball's Watkins Charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Penn State Basketball's Watkins Charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State men's basketball forward Mike Watkins was charged on Monday with possession of drug paraphernalia after police found a metal grinder containing marijuana inside of his team duffle bag. [Read More]
Central PA Theatre and Dance Fest Set for Downtown State College Central PA Theatre and Dance Fest Set for Downtown State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A new theater and dance festival is coming to downtown State College this weekend, bring 105 events in an array of performing arts by more than two dozen local arts organizations. [Read More]
Penn State Football: More Freshmen Arrive As Camp Closes In Penn State Football: More Freshmen Arrive As Camp Closes In
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
Seven more true freshmen from Penn State’s heralded 2018 recruiting class arrived on campus Sunday. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Soccer Legend Walter Bahr Dies At 91 Penn State Athletics: Soccer Legend Walter Bahr Dies At 91
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and international soccer legend Walter Bahr, has died. The Boalsburg resident was 91. [Read More]

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Bellefonte Bringing ‘em in by the Busloads Bellefonte Bringing ‘em in by the Busloads
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
If you ever need to remember how special Bellefonte is, just take look at the faces of people stepping off the tour buses that stop in the Victorian town on the way to New York a few times a month. [Read More]
Construction Is Starting Soon on the Garner Street Lot Development, and Bringing Traffic Changes with It Construction Is Starting Soon on the Garner Street Lot Development, and Bringing Traffic Changes with It
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Borough Council on Monday approved traffic pattern changes that will be in place during construction of a new, mixed-use development on the Garner Street parking lot. [Read More]
Borough Council OKs Conditional Use Permit for Proposed KFC Borough Council OKs Conditional Use Permit for Proposed KFC
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A planned new KFC restaurant in State College is moving forward after borough council approved on Monday a conditional use permit for the location at 1780 S. Atherton St. [Read More]
When Turning onto a Roadway, a Simple Way to Know if You're Doing It Wrong
Column
When Turning onto a Roadway, a Simple Way to Know if You're Doing It Wrong
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
I’m here today to talk to you about another major component of driving in the hopes of spawning some concern. That would be turning right or left and entering a roadway from a stop sign, driveway, parking lot, or a non-highway yield sign. The short and sweet of it is this: if you turn onto a roadw [Read More]
Ferguson Township Police Now Wearing Body Cameras Ferguson Township Police Now Wearing Body Cameras
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Ferguson Township police are now wearing body cameras, the department announced on Monday, making it the first municipal police department in the Centre Region to be using both body and vehicle cameras. [Read More]
Central PA Theatre and Dance Fest Set for Downtown State College Central PA Theatre and Dance Fest Set for Downtown State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A new theater and dance festival is coming to downtown State College this weekend, bring 105 events in an array of performing arts by more than two dozen local arts organizations. [Read More]
On Tap: Experts Share Tips on the Top Brews to Enjoy as the Weather Heats Up On Tap: Experts Share Tips on the Top Brews to Enjoy as the Weather Heats Up
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - David Pencek, Town&Gown
Town&Gown talked with a few beer experts to get their take on summer beers. Jess Baker is editor in chief of CraftBeer.com; Kenny Gould is founder of HopCulture.com; and Sue Gummo is the beer and wine leader at Weis Markets in Bellefonte. [Read More]
New Group Gives $1,000 Per Month to Local Changemakers New Group Gives $1,000 Per Month to Local Changemakers
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
A new organization is working to help community members find a means to create the changes they want to see in the State College area, and to make the connections they need to feel more at home here. [Read More]
Fathers Are Stepping Up
Column
Fathers Are Stepping Up
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
Here is something for those craving positive news — fathers are stepping up in a big way. A 2015 Pew Research Center survey indicated that the percentage of fathers who felt that parenting was an extremely important part of their identity (57 percent) was equal to mothers (58 percent). This same s [Read More]
Conservationists Introduce Loosestrife Beetles to Battle Invasive Plants Conservationists Introduce Loosestrife Beetles to Battle Invasive Plants
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Mark Nale
A small group from Wildlife For Everyone gathered to see more than 600 alien Galerucella calmariensis beetles released late last month at the Julian Wetlands — a man-made marsh adjacent to Miles Hollow Road, north of Port Matilda. [Read More]

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Penn State Basketball's Watkins Charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Penn State Basketball's Watkins Charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State men's basketball forward Mike Watkins was charged on Monday with possession of drug paraphernalia after police found a metal grinder containing marijuana inside of his team duffle bag. [Read More]
Penn State Football: More Freshmen Arrive As Camp Closes In Penn State Football: More Freshmen Arrive As Camp Closes In
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
Seven more true freshmen from Penn State’s heralded 2018 recruiting class arrived on campus Sunday. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Soccer Legend Walter Bahr Dies At 91 Penn State Athletics: Soccer Legend Walter Bahr Dies At 91
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and international soccer legend Walter Bahr, has died. The Boalsburg resident was 91. [Read More]
Penn State Football & the Roster of Father-Son Legacies
Column
Penn State Football & the Roster of Father-Son Legacies
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Of the nearly 40 father-son pairings that have played for Penn State, it’s nearly impossible to match father Charlie and his son, Tony. As starters for the Nittany Lions, they had a combined 45-0-1 mark. [Read More]
‘Better Than Making the Big Leagues’ ‘Better Than Making the Big Leagues’
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Chris Morelli
Jake Gronsky always loved baseball. After breaking his hand in 2015 while playing with the St. Louis Cardinals organization, he was sent to State College as part of a rehab stint. He had no idea how much his life was about to change. [Read More]
Spikes Set to Begin 2018 Campaign Spikes Set to Begin 2018 Campaign
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
The summer season in State College calls for the grass to be cut and the bats to be ready at Medlar Field for the return of the State College Spikes. The Spikes' opening night contest, hosting the Williamsport Crosscutters, begins at 7:05 p.m. on Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Barratt Set To Join U.S. Roster At World Junior Showcase Penn State Hockey: Barratt Set To Join U.S. Roster At World Junior Showcase
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men’s hockey sophomore foward Evan Barratt is one of 42 players on the initial U.S. roster for the 2018 World Junior Summer Showcase. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for June 15-17 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for June 15-17
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Happy Friday, Happy Valley! It's Father's Day weekend and there are many ways to treat Dad -- or anyone else -- around the area. [Read More]
Penn State’s Football Staff is Filled With Ex-Quarterbacks
Column
Penn State’s Football Staff is Filled With Ex-Quarterbacks
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
James Franklin has a thing for quarterbacks. As coaches. No surprise there — after all, CJF was a QB himself. As it is, Penn State has five former quarterbacks on its full-time coaching staff. Darn good ones, too. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling: 2-Time National Prep Champion Flips from Pitt to Penn State Penn State Wrestling: 2-Time National Prep Champion Flips from Pitt to Penn State
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton, Anthony Colucci
Coming off its seventh national championship in eight years, Penn State wrestling already had the No. 1 recruiting class in the country on board for 2018. On Wednesday, it got even better. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: More Freshmen Arrive As Camp Closes In Penn State Football: More Freshmen Arrive As Camp Closes In
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
Seven more true freshmen from Penn State’s heralded 2018 recruiting class arrived on campus Sunday. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Soccer Legend Walter Bahr Dies At 91 Penn State Athletics: Soccer Legend Walter Bahr Dies At 91
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and international soccer legend Walter Bahr, has died. The Boalsburg resident was 91. [Read More]
Penn State Football & the Roster of Father-Son Legacies
Column
Penn State Football & the Roster of Father-Son Legacies
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Of the nearly 40 father-son pairings that have played for Penn State, it’s nearly impossible to match father Charlie and his son, Tony. As starters for the Nittany Lions, they had a combined 45-0-1 mark. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Barratt Set To Join U.S. Roster At World Junior Showcase Penn State Hockey: Barratt Set To Join U.S. Roster At World Junior Showcase
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men’s hockey sophomore foward Evan Barratt is one of 42 players on the initial U.S. roster for the 2018 World Junior Summer Showcase. [Read More]
Smiths' $1.8 Million Donation to Fund New Bird Garden at the Arboretum Smiths' $1.8 Million Donation to Fund New Bird Garden at the Arboretum
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Arboretum at Penn State will add a new bird garden, thanks to a donation from a Penn State alumnus and his family. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for June 15-17 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for June 15-17
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Happy Friday, Happy Valley! It's Father's Day weekend and there are many ways to treat Dad -- or anyone else -- around the area. [Read More]
Penn State’s Football Staff is Filled With Ex-Quarterbacks
Column
Penn State’s Football Staff is Filled With Ex-Quarterbacks
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
James Franklin has a thing for quarterbacks. As coaches. No surprise there — after all, CJF was a QB himself. As it is, Penn State has five former quarterbacks on its full-time coaching staff. Darn good ones, too. [Read More]
Virtual Reality: Changing the Game at Penn State Virtual Reality: Changing the Game at Penn State
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Matt Paolizzi
Virtual reality may seem like an expensive, esoteric tool of the future. But several university-led initiatives and driven professionals are making it easy for curious students to learn about and experiment with the immersive technology. [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley A Legit Heisman Candidate, But Will Have To Be His Best To Get To New York Penn State Football: McSorley A Legit Heisman Candidate, But Will Have To Be His Best To Get To New York
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The actual odds and ranking depend on where you look, but the point remains largely the same. Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley is among the favorites to give the Heisman Trophy a during the 2018-19 season. [Read More]
Former Beta Theta Pi Brother Pleads Guilty to Hazing Charges in Piazza Case Former Beta Theta Pi Brother Pleads Guilty to Hazing Charges in Piazza Case
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A former Beta Theta Pi brother on Wednesday entered a guilty plea to hazing and alcohol charges stemming from the February 2017 death of fraternity pledge and Penn State sophomore Timothy Piazza. [Read More]
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John Hook

When Turning onto a Roadway, a Simple Way to Know if You're Doing It Wrong

I’m here today to talk to you about another major component of driving in the hopes of spawning some concern. That would be turning right or left and entering a roadway from a stop sign, driveway, parking lot, or a non-highway yield sign. The short and sweet of it is this: if you turn onto a roadw

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football & the Roster of Father-Son Legacies

Of the nearly 40 father-son pairings that have played for Penn State, it’s nearly impossible to match father Charlie and his son, Tony. As starters for the Nittany Lions, they had a combined 45-0-1 mark.

Fathers Are Stepping UpSpecial to The Gazette

Here is something for those craving positive news — fathers are stepping up in a big way. A 2015 Pew Research Center survey indicated that the percentage of fathers who felt that parenting was an extremely important part of their identity (57 percent) was equal to mothers (58 percent). This same s

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