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1 New COVID-19 Case Reported in Centre County; Statewide Total Surpasses 71,000 1 New COVID-19 Case Reported in Centre County; Statewide Total Surpasses 71,000
by Geoff Rushton

The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Saturday reported one new case of COVID-19 in Centre County, bringing its total to 152 since the first was reported on March 20. Full Story →

'Silence Is Deafening Indifference.' James Franklin Releases Statement on Deaths of Floyd, Arbery and Taylor 'Silence Is Deafening Indifference.' James Franklin Releases Statement on Deaths of Floyd, Arbery and Taylor

Penn State football coach James Franklin released a statement Saturday on Twitter saying his heart is broken by the recent senseless deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Community Members to Hold 'Justice for George Floyd' Rally; Barron Issues Statement State College Community Members to Hold 'Justice for George Floyd' Rally; Barron Issues Statement

State College community members will hold a rally on Sunday calling for justice for George Floyd.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Local Businesses Open Up as Centre County Goes Green Local Businesses Open Up as Centre County Goes Green

More local businesses welcomed back customers on Friday as Centre County officially moved to the state's green phase of reopening.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County to Receive $14.7 Million from Federal COVID-19 Relief Funding Centre County to Receive $14.7 Million from Federal COVID-19 Relief Funding

Centre County will receive $14.7 million from Pennsylvania's share of federal funding meant to address the wide-ranging impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton

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Penn State Football: 99 Days from Kick, the Questions That Remain Penn State Football: 99 Days from Kick, the Questions That Remain
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football is supposed to be starting its season in 99 days, and very well still could start on time, but that doesn't mean there aren't a bunch of questions between now and Sept. 5. [Read More]
Centre County Adds 1 New COVID-19 Case; Statewide Total Reaches 70,735 Centre County Adds 1 New COVID-19 Case; Statewide Total Reaches 70,735
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County added one new case of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing its total to 151 since the first was reported on March 20. [Read More]
Lessons Learned During 'The Great Pause'
Column
Lessons Learned During 'The Great Pause'
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
I reached out to my social media network in a totally non-scientific way to ask about the lessons learned for each of us in our unique situations. It turns out good, some not-so-good and some downright funny has come from this landmark time in history. [Read More]
What the Green Phase Means for Local Bars and Restaurants What the Green Phase Means for Local Bars and Restaurants
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
When Centre County moves into the green phase of reopening on Friday, local bars and restaurant will be able to do something they haven't for 75 days: allow customers to eat and drink on premises. [Read More]
Trace McSorley, Tim Frazier Partner with Wings Over to Feed Frontline Workers in State College Area Trace McSorley, Tim Frazier Partner with Wings Over to Feed Frontline Workers in State College Area
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Owen Abbey
Former Penn State football quarterback Trace McSorley and Nittany Lion men’s basketball player Tim Frazier are partnering with Wings Over Happy Valley to provide meals for frontline workers in State College during the COVID-19 pandemic. [Read More]
Local Gyms and Fitness Centers Prepare for Reopening Local Gyms and Fitness Centers Prepare for Reopening
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Chances are you have some pent up energy or maybe even some anxiety as Centre County transitions to the green phase of reopening on Friday. And maybe with all of that energy you’re feeling inspired to get back to the gym or go to the gym for the first time. [Read More]
State Park Beaches to Open for Swimming in June State Park Beaches to Open for Swimming in June
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Pennsylvania state park swimming beaches and pools will begin to open in phases in June, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn said on Thursday. [Read More]
1 New COVID-19 Case in Centre County as Statewide Total Tops 70,000 1 New COVID-19 Case in Centre County as Statewide Total Tops 70,000
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Thursday reported one new case of COVID-19 in Centre County. The county has now had 150 cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus since the first was reported on March 20. [Read More]
The Demise of a Birthday Party, Promotion Ceremony and Class Reunion
Column
The Demise of a Birthday Party, Promotion Ceremony and Class Reunion
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
This week was going to be fantastic until life got in the way of my plans. Three of my favorite events for the entire spring had somehow grouped themselves into the last seven days of May. And then they all vaporized. [Read More]
SCASD Celebrates Class of 2020 with Senior Send-Off Parade SCASD Celebrates Class of 2020 with Senior Send-Off Parade
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones, Geoff Rushton
State College Area School District held a drive-through celebration to salute its graduating seniors on Wednesday night. [Read More]

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Lessons Learned During 'The Great Pause'
Column
Lessons Learned During 'The Great Pause'
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
I reached out to my social media network in a totally non-scientific way to ask about the lessons learned for each of us in our unique situations. It turns out good, some not-so-good and some downright funny has come from this landmark time in history. [Read More]
What the Green Phase Means for Local Bars and Restaurants What the Green Phase Means for Local Bars and Restaurants
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
When Centre County moves into the green phase of reopening on Friday, local bars and restaurant will be able to do something they haven't for 75 days: allow customers to eat and drink on premises. [Read More]
Trace McSorley, Tim Frazier Partner with Wings Over to Feed Frontline Workers in State College Area Trace McSorley, Tim Frazier Partner with Wings Over to Feed Frontline Workers in State College Area
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Owen Abbey
Former Penn State football quarterback Trace McSorley and Nittany Lion men’s basketball player Tim Frazier are partnering with Wings Over Happy Valley to provide meals for frontline workers in State College during the COVID-19 pandemic. [Read More]
State Park Beaches to Open for Swimming in June State Park Beaches to Open for Swimming in June
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Pennsylvania state park swimming beaches and pools will begin to open in phases in June, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn said on Thursday. [Read More]
The Demise of a Birthday Party, Promotion Ceremony and Class Reunion
Column
The Demise of a Birthday Party, Promotion Ceremony and Class Reunion
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
This week was going to be fantastic until life got in the way of my plans. Three of my favorite events for the entire spring had somehow grouped themselves into the last seven days of May. And then they all vaporized. [Read More]
SCASD Celebrates Class of 2020 with Senior Send-Off Parade SCASD Celebrates Class of 2020 with Senior Send-Off Parade
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones, Geoff Rushton
State College Area School District held a drive-through celebration to salute its graduating seniors on Wednesday night. [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Chris Buchignani Discusses the Mission of the State College Area School District Education Foundation Lunch with Mimi: Chris Buchignani Discusses the Mission of the State College Area School District Education Foundation
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Town & Gown
Town&Gown founder Mimi Barash Coppersmith spoke with Buchignani about how the SCASD Education Foundation was established, how funds are distributed, and how the organization is helping those in need in our community. [Read More]
Home at Last
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Home at Last
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
I’m no Odysseus and I wandered for 10 months, not 10 years, but it was hard not to feel like the hero of my own epic journey when I turned the key to my front door last week. [Read More]
4th Fest Organizers Planning a Different Way to Offer Fireworks Show This Year 4th Fest Organizers Planning a Different Way to Offer Fireworks Show This Year
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Central PA 4th Fest's usual Independence Day celebration may have been canceled, but organizers will be providing an opportunity for residents to enjoy a Fourth of July fireworks show nonetheless. [Read More]
Harvest Fields Trails Project to Commence Harvest Fields Trails Project to Commence
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
After a delay due to COVID-19 pandemic, Harvest Fields Community Trails, a new multi-use trail system in Boalsburg, is set for construction by the end of May. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: 99 Days from Kick, the Questions That Remain Penn State Football: 99 Days from Kick, the Questions That Remain
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football is supposed to be starting its season in 99 days, and very well still could start on time, but that doesn't mean there aren't a bunch of questions between now and Sept. 5. [Read More]
Trace McSorley, Tim Frazier Partner with Wings Over to Feed Frontline Workers in State College Area Trace McSorley, Tim Frazier Partner with Wings Over to Feed Frontline Workers in State College Area
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Owen Abbey
Former Penn State football quarterback Trace McSorley and Nittany Lion men’s basketball player Tim Frazier are partnering with Wings Over Happy Valley to provide meals for frontline workers in State College during the COVID-19 pandemic. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pat Freiermuth Finding New Ways to Learn While at Home Penn State Football: Pat Freiermuth Finding New Ways to Learn While at Home
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We get a lot actually [of different types of learning]" Penn State tight end Pat Freiermuth said on Wednesday. "We get tests, we get quizzes every week. We go through it [on film] coach wants us to send videos of what we're doing for work and stuff like that so I get it a lot. I think it's goo [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lamont Wade Talks Advocacy, and Better World for His Son Penn State Football: Lamont Wade Talks Advocacy, and Better World for His Son
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I want him to grow up in some type of environment where everybody does things through love,” Wade said. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Castro-Fields Ready and Hopeful for His Best Yet Penn State Football: Castro-Fields Ready and Hopeful for His Best Yet
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Tariq Castro-Fields is as frustrated as you are about his 2019-20 season. Maybe even more frustrated, since well, he had to live it for himself. [Read More]
NCAA Approves Voluntary Team Activities Beginning June 1 NCAA Approves Voluntary Team Activities Beginning June 1
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
According to multiple reports from national outlets, the NCAA Division I Council has approved voluntary activities for athletes in football, men's basketball and women's basketball, beginning June 1. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Simmons Hopeful the Time Is Now Penn State Football: Simmons Hopeful the Time Is Now
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I think I will be a good leader this year,’’ Simmons said quietly during a Wednesday afternoon conference call with reporters. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Fatherhood, Loneliness in Coaching and a Desire to Find Common Ground Again Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Fatherhood, Loneliness in Coaching and a Desire to Find Common Ground Again
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin sits down with StateCollege.com to talk about things away from the Xs and Os of football and gets personal about fatherhood, wealth and life. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Helping Happy Valley Week Begins Penn State Athletics: Helping Happy Valley Week Begins
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State Athletics and the Happy Valley Adventure Bureau, will host Helping Happy Valley week, May 18-24, as a way to raise awareness of some of the ways fans can support the local community at this time. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add Second to 2021 Class Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add Second to 2021 Class
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball added a second member to its 2021 class on Friday evening as Oakland, California native Houston Mallette verbally committed. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: 99 Days from Kick, the Questions That Remain Penn State Football: 99 Days from Kick, the Questions That Remain
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football is supposed to be starting its season in 99 days, and very well still could start on time, but that doesn't mean there aren't a bunch of questions between now and Sept. 5. [Read More]
Trace McSorley, Tim Frazier Partner with Wings Over to Feed Frontline Workers in State College Area Trace McSorley, Tim Frazier Partner with Wings Over to Feed Frontline Workers in State College Area
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Owen Abbey
Former Penn State football quarterback Trace McSorley and Nittany Lion men’s basketball player Tim Frazier are partnering with Wings Over Happy Valley to provide meals for frontline workers in State College during the COVID-19 pandemic. [Read More]
Penn State Police, FBI Investigating 'Zoom-Bombings' Involving Child Pornography Penn State Police, FBI Investigating 'Zoom-Bombings' Involving Child Pornography
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State police and the FBI are investigating at least six "Zoom-bombing" incidents involving child pornography during remote meetings and classes at the university over the past several months, police said on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pat Freiermuth Finding New Ways to Learn While at Home Penn State Football: Pat Freiermuth Finding New Ways to Learn While at Home
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We get a lot actually [of different types of learning]" Penn State tight end Pat Freiermuth said on Wednesday. "We get tests, we get quizzes every week. We go through it [on film] coach wants us to send videos of what we're doing for work and stuff like that so I get it a lot. I think it's goo [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lamont Wade Talks Advocacy, and Better World for His Son Penn State Football: Lamont Wade Talks Advocacy, and Better World for His Son
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I want him to grow up in some type of environment where everybody does things through love,” Wade said. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Castro-Fields Ready and Hopeful for His Best Yet Penn State Football: Castro-Fields Ready and Hopeful for His Best Yet
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Tariq Castro-Fields is as frustrated as you are about his 2019-20 season. Maybe even more frustrated, since well, he had to live it for himself. [Read More]
Penn State Launches ‘Return to Work’ Survey for Employees Penn State Launches ‘Return to Work’ Survey for Employees
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Matt DiSanto
The university’s newest questionnaire, which is being sent to Penn State employees via email, hopes to receive feedback to help leaders plan to bring personnel back to work. [Read More]
NCAA Approves Voluntary Team Activities Beginning June 1 NCAA Approves Voluntary Team Activities Beginning June 1
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
According to multiple reports from national outlets, the NCAA Division I Council has approved voluntary activities for athletes in football, men's basketball and women's basketball, beginning June 1. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Simmons Hopeful the Time Is Now Penn State Football: Simmons Hopeful the Time Is Now
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“I think I will be a good leader this year,’’ Simmons said quietly during a Wednesday afternoon conference call with reporters. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Fatherhood, Loneliness in Coaching and a Desire to Find Common Ground Again Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Fatherhood, Loneliness in Coaching and a Desire to Find Common Ground Again
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin sits down with StateCollege.com to talk about things away from the Xs and Os of football and gets personal about fatherhood, wealth and life. [Read More]
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Patty Kleban

Lessons Learned During 'The Great Pause'

I reached out to my social media network in a totally non-scientific way to ask about the lessons learned for each of us in our unique situations. It turns out good, some not-so-good and some downright funny has come from this landmark time in history.

Bill Horlacher

The Demise of a Birthday Party, Promotion Ceremony and Class Reunion

This week was going to be fantastic until life got in the way of my plans. Three of my favorite events for the entire spring had somehow grouped themselves into the last seven days of May. And then they all vaporized.

Home at LastRussell Frank

I’m no Odysseus and I wandered for 10 months, not 10 years, but it was hard not to feel like the hero of my own epic journey when I turned the key to my front door last week.

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