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Severe Thunderstorm Brings Hail, Heavy Winds, and Flooded Roads

Severe Thunderstorm Brings Hail, Heavy Winds, and Flooded Roads

- Zach Berger

A tornado watch is in effect through 10 p.m. and a flood advisory is in effect through 11 p.m. as ping pong ball-sized hail, strong winds, and heavy rain hit the town. Multiple areas of Atherton Street have been shut down for the time being due to road flooding, according to Alpha Fire Company.


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School Board Enters Home Stretch of High School Project Design School Board Enters Home Stretch of High School Project Design
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
SCASD Director of Physical Plant told the State College school board on Monday night that he has “very aggressive, bordering on unrealistic calendar” for the final stages of the high school project design phase. Bidding for preliminary site work over the summer will start on April 22. [Read More]
Man Flown to Hospital for Fractured Skull Man Flown to Hospital for Fractured Skull
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
He was covered in blood and vomit, and was laying in the stairwell of a building. Police suspect that he may have fallen down the stairs, and that alcohol may have been a factor. [Read More]
Curley & Schultz Fight Release of Documents in McQueary Lawsuit Curley & Schultz Fight Release of Documents in McQueary Lawsuit
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
They're trying to prevent McQueary's legal team from accessing a number documents, most notably, several emails between Penn State's former general counsel, Cynthia Baldwin and the lawyers who now represent Shultz and Curley. [Read More]
University Strikes Down Trustees’ Request Of Freeh Report Documents University Strikes Down Trustees’ Request Of Freeh Report Documents
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
“We have rejected their demand. As we have stated in receiving past requests, the university intends to honor the promises of confidentiality made to the faculty, staff, and others who were interviewed as part of the Freeh investigation.” [Read More]
'Big Brother' Hopefuls Turn Out In Droves For Nittany Mall Auditions 'Big Brother' Hopefuls Turn Out In Droves For Nittany Mall Auditions
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"I've been watching 'Big Brother' since I was 11 or 12. Season six was the first one I saw, and I've watched every season since then," Huntingdon native Jake Barnish says. "I really love the game. For me, it's not even about the fame. It's about the $500,000." [Read More]
Public Ridicule Going Viral, It's Shameful
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Public Ridicule Going Viral, It's Shameful
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
The advent of the internet has made it easier to engage in shaming. How many of us have looked at the People of Walmart pictures? Those unusual photos often show obese people who are dressed in outrageous (and perhaps staged) outfits with ridiculous hair styles or other peculiar characteristics. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shoop Not Defensive About Decision to Stay
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Penn State Football: Shoop Not Defensive About Decision to Stay
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State football publicist Kris Petersen, who was trying to shoo Bob Shoop off to a team picnic, told the coach it was time for him to leave a post-game media session. “Ah, man,” Shoop said. “Do I have to go?” No, actually, he didn’t. So Shoop stayed. [Read More]
Saeed Blacknall Poised To Take A Bigger Role In Penn State's Offense Saeed Blacknall Poised To Take A Bigger Role In Penn State's Offense
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Doug Leeson
Regardless of all of the big names surrounding him, Saeed Blacknall may be someone to watch out for in big-time situations this upcoming season. "As a unit, we've grown a lot," he says. "Coach hammers on details, assignment alignment, and every practice is critical in our game." [Read More]
Thousands Run To Beaver Stadium In Support of Special Olympics Pennsylvania Thousands Run To Beaver Stadium In Support of Special Olympics Pennsylvania
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"I just think it’s a great community support," she says. "It has the Paterno family behind it, which draws a lot of supporters. They’re great supporters of Special Olympics Pennsylvania." Over 4,000 runners participated and the event raised nearly $400,000 in its sixth year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Anatomy Of A Touchdown
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Penn State Football: The Anatomy Of A Touchdown
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The point is simple, for all of football you may have watched in your life, nothing beats slowing down the film and watching a play again. With 22 players on the field all at once, chances are pretty good that you missed something. [Read More]

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School Board Enters Home Stretch of High School Project Design School Board Enters Home Stretch of High School Project Design
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
SCASD Director of Physical Plant told the State College school board on Monday night that he has “very aggressive, bordering on unrealistic calendar” for the final stages of the high school project design phase. Bidding for preliminary site work over the summer will start on April 22. [Read More]
'Big Brother' Hopefuls Turn Out In Droves For Nittany Mall Auditions 'Big Brother' Hopefuls Turn Out In Droves For Nittany Mall Auditions
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"I've been watching 'Big Brother' since I was 11 or 12. Season six was the first one I saw, and I've watched every season since then," Huntingdon native Jake Barnish says. "I really love the game. For me, it's not even about the fame. It's about the $500,000." [Read More]
Thousands Run To Beaver Stadium In Support of Special Olympics Pennsylvania Thousands Run To Beaver Stadium In Support of Special Olympics Pennsylvania
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"I just think it’s a great community support," she says. "It has the Paterno family behind it, which draws a lot of supporters. They’re great supporters of Special Olympics Pennsylvania." Over 4,000 runners participated and the event raised nearly $400,000 in its sixth year. [Read More]
Fishermen Cast Their Lines as Trout Season Officially Begins Fishermen Cast Their Lines as Trout Season Officially Begins
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
In Pennsylvania, fly fishing and trout fishing are traditions, passed down from one generation to the next. "My grandfather is a real big outdoorsman and he’s the one who got me started with fishing," Tyler Bonitsky says. "I like to share that with him. I’ve really grown into it." [Read More]
Penn Staters Support Tim Shaw's ALS Battle at Saturday Event Penn Staters Support Tim Shaw's ALS Battle at Saturday Event
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"One of the things we've always preached at Penn State is that once you're a part of that football family, you're always a part of it," Jay Paterno says. "When family members need help, we help each other. When they asked me to come down, there was no question I would be here." [Read More]
Sixth Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Walk/Run On Sunday Sixth Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Walk/Run On Sunday
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Alex Calderaro
The run/walk will begin at Curtin Road, with participants completing the race through the players’ tunnel of Beaver Stadium, ending when they cross over the fifty-yard line. Proceeds from the event will help send more individuals to the Special Olympics Pennsylvania Summer Games. [Read More]
Blue-White Game Brings Tailgates, Creamery Lines, and Paterno Cutouts Blue-White Game Brings Tailgates, Creamery Lines, and Paterno Cutouts
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
Blue-White Saturday, the day of Penn State's spring football scrimmage, is here. "We take our tailgate very seriously," Shapiro says. "We've been coming up for two or three games a year for some time now. If I'm going to drive a couple hours to town, I'm going to do my tailgate right." [Read More]
Dropbox CEO to Penn State: Find Problems You Want to Solve Dropbox CEO to Penn State: Find Problems You Want to Solve
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
He describes the feeling of having a problem you can really enjoy solving like a dog chasing after a tennis ball: underneath the “totally ridiculous,” single-minded focus, there’s a real sense of happiness and joy. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Rover is all over it when it comes to acting like a good dog. This Border Collie already knows the commands for sit, down and shake -- and he's ready to learn more. He's a good-looking boy and is neutered, house broken and crate trained. [Read More]
Penn State Athlete Scores in Battle Against Kidney Disease
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Penn State Athlete Scores in Battle Against Kidney Disease
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Penn State tennis player Michael Reilly was knocked out of action by kidney disease but he's battling back, on and off the court. As the Centre County Report found out, Reilly is now looking to score points in two different ways -- by helping his team and helping others who have kidney disease. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Shoop Not Defensive About Decision to Stay
Column
Penn State Football: Shoop Not Defensive About Decision to Stay
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State football publicist Kris Petersen, who was trying to shoo Bob Shoop off to a team picnic, told the coach it was time for him to leave a post-game media session. “Ah, man,” Shoop said. “Do I have to go?” No, actually, he didn’t. So Shoop stayed. [Read More]
Saeed Blacknall Poised To Take A Bigger Role In Penn State's Offense Saeed Blacknall Poised To Take A Bigger Role In Penn State's Offense
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Doug Leeson
Regardless of all of the big names surrounding him, Saeed Blacknall may be someone to watch out for in big-time situations this upcoming season. "As a unit, we've grown a lot," he says. "Coach hammers on details, assignment alignment, and every practice is critical in our game." [Read More]
Thousands Run To Beaver Stadium In Support of Special Olympics Pennsylvania Thousands Run To Beaver Stadium In Support of Special Olympics Pennsylvania
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"I just think it’s a great community support," she says. "It has the Paterno family behind it, which draws a lot of supporters. They’re great supporters of Special Olympics Pennsylvania." Over 4,000 runners participated and the event raised nearly $400,000 in its sixth year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Anatomy Of A Touchdown
Photos
Penn State Football: The Anatomy Of A Touchdown
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The point is simple, for all of football you may have watched in your life, nothing beats slowing down the film and watching a play again. With 22 players on the field all at once, chances are pretty good that you missed something. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades After The Blue White Game Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades After The Blue White Game
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The good looked good, the bad looked bad. Christian Hackenberg's interception was preventable, his 41-yard toss to Saeed Blacknall was a beauty. Spring scrimmages are tough to grade, but here are the marks after the Blue White game on Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Spring Game Was Every Spring Game
Column
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Spring Game Was Every Spring Game
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Fans will leave Saturday undoubtedly with a mixed taste in their mouths. Penn State did not look overly impressive, but then again it didn't really attempt to impress. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue Beats White 17-7 In Annual Scrimmage Penn State Football: Blue Beats White 17-7 In Annual Scrimmage
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It was a 51-yard run by Nick Scott in the third quarter though that stole the show. In a play that was seemingly dead in the water, Scott somehow turned it into a replay worth watching. If nothing else the Nittany Lions exited Saturday without any major bumps and bruises. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Live Blue White Game Observations Penn State Football: Live Blue White Game Observations
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A running blog of all observations and notes from the Blue White game [Read More]
Blue-White Game Brings Tailgates, Creamery Lines, and Paterno Cutouts Blue-White Game Brings Tailgates, Creamery Lines, and Paterno Cutouts
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
Blue-White Saturday, the day of Penn State's spring football scrimmage, is here. "We take our tailgate very seriously," Shapiro says. "We've been coming up for two or three games a year for some time now. If I'm going to drive a couple hours to town, I'm going to do my tailgate right." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Since You've Been Gone, Recapping Spring Practice Penn State Football: Since You've Been Gone, Recapping Spring Practice
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There is a good chance that your life revolves around a good number of things unrelated to Penn State football. So here is a recap of everything you missed this spring [Read More]

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Curley & Schultz Fight Release of Documents in McQueary Lawsuit Curley & Schultz Fight Release of Documents in McQueary Lawsuit
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
They're trying to prevent McQueary's legal team from accessing a number documents, most notably, several emails between Penn State's former general counsel, Cynthia Baldwin and the lawyers who now represent Shultz and Curley. [Read More]
University Strikes Down Trustees’ Request Of Freeh Report Documents University Strikes Down Trustees’ Request Of Freeh Report Documents
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
“We have rejected their demand. As we have stated in receiving past requests, the university intends to honor the promises of confidentiality made to the faculty, staff, and others who were interviewed as part of the Freeh investigation.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Shoop Not Defensive About Decision to Stay
Column
Penn State Football: Shoop Not Defensive About Decision to Stay
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State football publicist Kris Petersen, who was trying to shoo Bob Shoop off to a team picnic, told the coach it was time for him to leave a post-game media session. “Ah, man,” Shoop said. “Do I have to go?” No, actually, he didn’t. So Shoop stayed. [Read More]
Saeed Blacknall Poised To Take A Bigger Role In Penn State's Offense Saeed Blacknall Poised To Take A Bigger Role In Penn State's Offense
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Doug Leeson
Regardless of all of the big names surrounding him, Saeed Blacknall may be someone to watch out for in big-time situations this upcoming season. "As a unit, we've grown a lot," he says. "Coach hammers on details, assignment alignment, and every practice is critical in our game." [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Anatomy Of A Touchdown
Photos
Penn State Football: The Anatomy Of A Touchdown
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The point is simple, for all of football you may have watched in your life, nothing beats slowing down the film and watching a play again. With 22 players on the field all at once, chances are pretty good that you missed something. [Read More]
Penn Staters Support Tim Shaw's ALS Battle at Saturday Event Penn Staters Support Tim Shaw's ALS Battle at Saturday Event
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"One of the things we've always preached at Penn State is that once you're a part of that football family, you're always a part of it," Jay Paterno says. "When family members need help, we help each other. When they asked me to come down, there was no question I would be here." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades After The Blue White Game Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades After The Blue White Game
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The good looked good, the bad looked bad. Christian Hackenberg's interception was preventable, his 41-yard toss to Saeed Blacknall was a beauty. Spring scrimmages are tough to grade, but here are the marks after the Blue White game on Saturday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Spring Game Was Every Spring Game
Column
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Spring Game Was Every Spring Game
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Fans will leave Saturday undoubtedly with a mixed taste in their mouths. Penn State did not look overly impressive, but then again it didn't really attempt to impress. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue Beats White 17-7 In Annual Scrimmage Penn State Football: Blue Beats White 17-7 In Annual Scrimmage
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It was a 51-yard run by Nick Scott in the third quarter though that stole the show. In a play that was seemingly dead in the water, Scott somehow turned it into a replay worth watching. If nothing else the Nittany Lions exited Saturday without any major bumps and bruises. [Read More]
Sixth Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Walk/Run On Sunday Sixth Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Walk/Run On Sunday
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Alex Calderaro
The run/walk will begin at Curtin Road, with participants completing the race through the players’ tunnel of Beaver Stadium, ending when they cross over the fifty-yard line. Proceeds from the event will help send more individuals to the Special Olympics Pennsylvania Summer Games. [Read More]
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Patty Kleban

Public Ridicule Going Viral, It's Shameful

The advent of the internet has made it easier to engage in shaming. How many of us have looked at the People of Walmart pictures? Those unusual photos often show obese people who are dressed in outrageous (and perhaps staged) outfits with ridiculous hair styles or other peculiar characteristics.

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: Shoop Not Defensive About Decision to Stay

Penn State football publicist Kris Petersen, who was trying to shoo Bob Shoop off to a team picnic, told the coach it was time for him to leave a post-game media session. “Ah, man,” Shoop said. “Do I have to go?” No, actually, he didn’t. So Shoop stayed.

Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Spring Game Was Every Spring GameBen Jones

Fans will leave Saturday undoubtedly with a mixed taste in their mouths. Penn State did not look overly impressive, but then again it didn't really attempt to impress.

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