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Nearly 150 Candidates Running for Offices in Centre County Primaries

Nearly 150 Candidates Running for Offices in Centre County Primaries

- Geoff Rushton

A total of 148 candidates will be on ballots in the May 21 primary election for county and municipal offices in Centre County. Here is everyone who is running.


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Local Fire, EMS Companies Receive $250,000 in State Grants Local Fire, EMS Companies Receive $250,000 in State Grants
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County fire companies and emergency medical service providers have been awarded a total of $250,156.09 in state grant funding for this year. [Read More]
Thompson Announces Candidacy for Ferguson Township Supervisor Thompson Announces Candidacy for Ferguson Township Supervisor
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A member of the Ferguson Township Planning Commission and representative to the Centre Regional Planning Commission, Thompson is the only Republican candidate to file for the Ward III supervisor primary election. [Read More]
Ferguson Township Looking to Make Northland Area More Commuter-Friendly Ferguson Township Looking to Make Northland Area More Commuter-Friendly
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Looking to improve safety for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists alike, Ferguson Township has been working on a Northland area mobility study, and it is asking for the public’s help in prioritizing their efforts. [Read More]
College Admissions Scandal Is No Laughing Matter
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College Admissions Scandal Is No Laughing Matter
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
The college admissions bribery and cheating scandal has been a comedian's dream. The only thing is, it isn’t even a bit funny. It’s horrific, and sums up so much that is wrong with our society. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Thump Ohio State 5-1 To Advance To Big Ten Tournament Title Game Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Thump Ohio State 5-1 To Advance To Big Ten Tournament Title Game
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Nothing on paper suggested that Penn State should have beaten Ohio State 5-1 like it did on Sunday afternoon in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals. [Read More]
Understand the Different Types of Income When Planning for Retirement Understand the Different Types of Income When Planning for Retirement
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
When planning for retirement, it is important to consider all sources of income. There are three sources of income throughout life: social capital, human capital and financial capital. [Read More]
Mountaintop Residents Still Dealing with Water Issues
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Mountaintop Residents Still Dealing with Water Issues
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Cloudy water has persisted, and many Mountaintop region residents double-filter their water to make sure it's drinkable, but the water authority submitted a plan to fix the problem and it was approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection last week. [Read More]
A New Exhibit on Race Aims to Open Eyes and Dialogue A New Exhibit on Race Aims to Open Eyes and Dialogue
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Lia Fatica, Town&Gown
As a young, bright-eyed girl, Anya Wallace loved all outlets of art and creativity. Art was Wallace’s outlet to break free from conventional classroom learning. This month the Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania is featuring Reckoning, a show about race. [Read More]
Utility Work Scheduled for Saturday at Potters Mills Gap, Traffic Delays Expected Utility Work Scheduled for Saturday at Potters Mills Gap, Traffic Delays Expected
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Drivers should use alternate routes or plan for travel delays on Saturday in the Potters Mills Gap project area of Route 322. [Read More]
State College Mayor Don Hahn Unopposed in Primary for District Judge State College Mayor Don Hahn Unopposed in Primary for District Judge
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It appears likely that State College will be getting a new mayor next year. [Read More]

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Local Fire, EMS Companies Receive $250,000 in State Grants Local Fire, EMS Companies Receive $250,000 in State Grants
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County fire companies and emergency medical service providers have been awarded a total of $250,156.09 in state grant funding for this year. [Read More]
Ferguson Township Looking to Make Northland Area More Commuter-Friendly Ferguson Township Looking to Make Northland Area More Commuter-Friendly
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Looking to improve safety for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists alike, Ferguson Township has been working on a Northland area mobility study, and it is asking for the public’s help in prioritizing their efforts. [Read More]
College Admissions Scandal Is No Laughing Matter
Column
College Admissions Scandal Is No Laughing Matter
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
The college admissions bribery and cheating scandal has been a comedian's dream. The only thing is, it isn’t even a bit funny. It’s horrific, and sums up so much that is wrong with our society. [Read More]
Understand the Different Types of Income When Planning for Retirement Understand the Different Types of Income When Planning for Retirement
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
When planning for retirement, it is important to consider all sources of income. There are three sources of income throughout life: social capital, human capital and financial capital. [Read More]
A New Exhibit on Race Aims to Open Eyes and Dialogue A New Exhibit on Race Aims to Open Eyes and Dialogue
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Lia Fatica, Town&Gown
As a young, bright-eyed girl, Anya Wallace loved all outlets of art and creativity. Art was Wallace’s outlet to break free from conventional classroom learning. This month the Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania is featuring Reckoning, a show about race. [Read More]
Utility Work Scheduled for Saturday at Potters Mills Gap, Traffic Delays Expected Utility Work Scheduled for Saturday at Potters Mills Gap, Traffic Delays Expected
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Drivers should use alternate routes or plan for travel delays on Saturday in the Potters Mills Gap project area of Route 322. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for March 15-17 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for March 15-17
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Home and Garden Show, baseball, Irish music, Yonder Mountain String Band, 'Live the Stream' documentary, comedy, dance and more highlight the weekend around the area. [Read More]
James Franklin’s Latest Hire for Penn State: The Idaho State Ties that Bind(er)
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James Franklin’s Latest Hire for Penn State: The Idaho State Ties that Bind(er)
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
James Franklin keeps a binder full of potential hires in case he has an opening. CJF didn’t need it when he brought on his newest assistant, Joe Lorig. Franklin just had to dig back into his memory bank from 20 years and 2,013 miles ago. [Read More]
Lengthy Delays Expected Next Week on North Atherton Street Lengthy Delays Expected Next Week on North Atherton Street
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
With work under way again for PennDOT's North Atherton Street project, drivers should be prepared for lengthy delays next week as crews work to install a waterline. [Read More]
Familiar Faces, New Band to Host CD Release Dance Party in State College Familiar Faces, New Band to Host CD Release Dance Party in State College
5 days ago - StateCollege.com
With her new album, “Country-Billy Collision,” and her new band, the Ne’er-Do-Wells, Kristi Jean is coming full circle to honor the traditional country of her youth, while keeping her feisty spirit alive. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Thump Ohio State 5-1 To Advance To Big Ten Tournament Title Game Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Thump Ohio State 5-1 To Advance To Big Ten Tournament Title Game
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Nothing on paper suggested that Penn State should have beaten Ohio State 5-1 like it did on Sunday afternoon in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers To Return In 2019, But Goals Must Be High Penn State Basketball: Chambers To Return In 2019, But Goals Must Be High
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"My support for Pat has never wavered," Barbour told StateCollege.com in a statement following the initial report on Thursday night. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Season Ends As Nittany Lions Fall 77-72 In Overtime To Minnesota Penn State Basketball: Season Ends As Nittany Lions Fall 77-72 In Overtime To Minnesota
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State lost 77-72 in overtime to Minnesota in the second round in the Big Ten Tournament, a loss punctuated by at least two seemingly obvious officiating blunders, a struggling second half offense and the slow but steady comeback trail by the Gophers. [Read More]
James Franklin’s Latest Hire for Penn State: The Idaho State Ties that Bind(er)
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James Franklin’s Latest Hire for Penn State: The Idaho State Ties that Bind(er)
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
James Franklin keeps a binder full of potential hires in case he has an opening. CJF didn’t need it when he brought on his newest assistant, Joe Lorig. Franklin just had to dig back into his memory bank from 20 years and 2,013 miles ago. [Read More]
ESPN to Broadcast Every Match of NCAA Wrestling Championships ESPN to Broadcast Every Match of NCAA Wrestling Championships
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
ESPN announced Thursday it will feature three sessions of the NCAA Championships in primetime, broadcast each session on its family of networks, and stream every match online. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Limoges Having Fun, Setting Records And Chasing History Penn State Hockey: Limoges Having Fun, Setting Records And Chasing History
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think when things are going your way it feels good and the puck keeps coming back to you and it seems like al the bounces are going your way and that's how it felt last weekend and it felt good," he added. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Earns Six Top-Two Seeds for NCAA Championships Penn State Wrestling Earns Six Top-Two Seeds for NCAA Championships
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
With March Matness just more than a week away, brackets for the 2019 NCAA Championships were released Wednesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Stevens Practicing, But Still Not Full Go Penn State Football: Stevens Practicing, But Still Not Full Go
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"At this point, he'll be limited for the beginning of spring," Franklin said Wednesday prior to Penn State's first practice of the year. "Depending how spring goes and how he's doing, it could be full-go by the end of spring. But I'm not sure." [Read More]
At PIAAs, State High Wrestler Urbas Missed Gold But Proved His Mettle
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At PIAAs, State High Wrestler Urbas Missed Gold But Proved His Mettle
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
Casual observers of high school wrestling may think that State College senior Cole Urbas fell short of the mark when he placed fourth at last weekend’s PIAA championships. I’d say they should think again. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Freshman Weights, Heights And Numbers Heading Into Spring Practice Penn State Football: Freshman Weights, Heights And Numbers Heading Into Spring Practice
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A new era will unofficially begin Wednesday as Penn State takes the field for the first spring practice of the season and the start of the 2019-20 campaign [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Thump Ohio State 5-1 To Advance To Big Ten Tournament Title Game Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Thump Ohio State 5-1 To Advance To Big Ten Tournament Title Game
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Nothing on paper suggested that Penn State should have beaten Ohio State 5-1 like it did on Sunday afternoon in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for March 15-17 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for March 15-17
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Home and Garden Show, baseball, Irish music, Yonder Mountain String Band, 'Live the Stream' documentary, comedy, dance and more highlight the weekend around the area. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers To Return In 2019, But Goals Must Be High Penn State Basketball: Chambers To Return In 2019, But Goals Must Be High
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"My support for Pat has never wavered," Barbour told StateCollege.com in a statement following the initial report on Thursday night. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Season Ends As Nittany Lions Fall 77-72 In Overtime To Minnesota Penn State Basketball: Season Ends As Nittany Lions Fall 77-72 In Overtime To Minnesota
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State lost 77-72 in overtime to Minnesota in the second round in the Big Ten Tournament, a loss punctuated by at least two seemingly obvious officiating blunders, a struggling second half offense and the slow but steady comeback trail by the Gophers. [Read More]
James Franklin’s Latest Hire for Penn State: The Idaho State Ties that Bind(er)
Column
James Franklin’s Latest Hire for Penn State: The Idaho State Ties that Bind(er)
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
James Franklin keeps a binder full of potential hires in case he has an opening. CJF didn’t need it when he brought on his newest assistant, Joe Lorig. Franklin just had to dig back into his memory bank from 20 years and 2,013 miles ago. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Limoges Having Fun, Setting Records And Chasing History Penn State Hockey: Limoges Having Fun, Setting Records And Chasing History
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I think when things are going your way it feels good and the puck keeps coming back to you and it seems like al the bounces are going your way and that's how it felt last weekend and it felt good," he added. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Stevens Practicing, But Still Not Full Go Penn State Football: Stevens Practicing, But Still Not Full Go
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"At this point, he'll be limited for the beginning of spring," Franklin said Wednesday prior to Penn State's first practice of the year. "Depending how spring goes and how he's doing, it could be full-go by the end of spring. But I'm not sure." [Read More]
Penn State Receives Initial Rejection for 'Happy Valley' Trademark Claim Penn State Receives Initial Rejection for 'Happy Valley' Trademark Claim
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has initially rejected Penn State’s trademark application for the term “Happy Valley,” which it filed for officially-licensed merchandise in December. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Freshman Weights, Heights And Numbers Heading Into Spring Practice Penn State Football: Freshman Weights, Heights And Numbers Heading Into Spring Practice
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A new era will unofficially begin Wednesday as Penn State takes the field for the first spring practice of the season and the start of the 2019-20 campaign [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Reaves And Stevens Take Home Big Ten Honors Penn State Basketball: Reaves And Stevens Take Home Big Ten Honors
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Junior Lamar Stevens and senior Josh Reaves both took home Big Ten honors on Monday evening as the league announced their season awards. [Read More]
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Patty Kleban

College Admissions Scandal Is No Laughing Matter

The college admissions bribery and cheating scandal has been a comedian's dream. The only thing is, it isn’t even a bit funny. It’s horrific, and sums up so much that is wrong with our society.

Mike Poorman

What Kind of Quarterbacks do Penn State’s James Franklin & Ricky Rahne Like Best?

A few years ago, when I pointed out in a column that James Franklin’s QBs at Vandy did their share of running, the head coach then very quickly pointed out to me that he’s coached a fair number of drop-back passers in his career.

James Franklin’s Latest Hire for Penn State: The Idaho State Ties that Bind(er)Mike Poorman

James Franklin keeps a binder full of potential hires in case he has an opening. CJF didn’t need it when he brought on his newest assistant, Joe Lorig. Franklin just had to dig back into his memory bank from 20 years and 2,013 miles ago.

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