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Committee Established to Develop State College Community Police Oversight Board Plans

Committee Established to Develop State College Community Police Oversight Board Plans

- Geoff Rushton

State College Borough Council on Monday voted unanimously to establish a nine-member committee tasked with researching and developing recommendations for a community oversight board for the police department.


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Penn State Football: Clifford Named To O'Brien Watch List Penn State Football: Clifford Named To O'Brien Watch List
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State junior quarterback Sean Clifford got a birthday present on Tuesday morning when he was named one of the 30 quarterbacks on the The Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award preseason watch list. [Read More]
No AC in July Seemed Like It Might Be a Breath of Fresh Air. How Wrong I Was
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No AC in July Seemed Like It Might Be a Breath of Fresh Air. How Wrong I Was
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
This past week however, the “spending as much time as possible at home” portion of pandemic life became a nightmare. Not because four months of isolation with no end in sight finally caused us to re-evaluate our thoughts about the pandemic. No, it was because our central air-conditioning system [Read More]
Hedge Fund Wins Auction to Buy CDT Publisher McClatchy Hedge Fund Wins Auction to Buy CDT Publisher McClatchy
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A New Jersey-based hedge fund is poised to become owner of McClatchy, the publisher of the Centre Daily Times and 29 other newspapers. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Parsons Named to Bednarik Watch List Penn State Football: Parsons Named to Bednarik Watch List
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Even if the college football season may never get off the ground, Penn State junior linebacker Micah Parsons was named to yet another preseason watch list and is among the 90 candidates for the Bednarik Trophy. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Tsimbila Set To Enroll For 2020-21 Season Penn State Basketball: Tsimbila Set To Enroll For 2020-21 Season
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Almost a full year later than anticipated, Penn State men’s basketball announced the addition of 6-8, 220-lb. forward Abdou Tsimbila. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Big Ten Decision for Conference-Only Game Schedule Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Big Ten Decision for Conference-Only Game Schedule
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin hopped on the Ross Tucker podcast Monday morning to discuss a handful of issues including the Big Ten's decision to make the season conference-play only, erasing out of conference games from the schedule. [Read More]
Changes Will Be in Place When Centre County Courts Resume Trials, Jury Selection Later This Summer Changes Will Be in Place When Centre County Courts Resume Trials, Jury Selection Later This Summer
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Trials and jury selection will see some changes in response to COVID-19 when Centre County courts begin to resume full operations in late August. [Read More]
Centre County Adds 8 New COVID-19 Cases Centre County Adds 8 New COVID-19 Cases
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported eight new COVID-19 cases in Centre County on Monday, bringing the county's total to 251 since the first was reported on March 20. [Read More]
CATA to Reinstate Fares with Increase in August CATA to Reinstate Fares with Increase in August
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Centre Area Transportation Authority will once again begin collecting fares in August, and riders will see an increase in cost for the first time since 2017. [Read More]
CREST Volunteers Are Trained to Help Lost or Injured Hikers, Bikers and Hunters – but That’s Not All They Do CREST Volunteers Are Trained to Help Lost or Injured Hikers, Bikers and Hunters – but That’s Not All They Do
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Karen Walker, Town&Gown
Whenever a person goes missing in Centre County, there is a local team comprised mainly of volunteers that are ready, willing, and well-trained to aid in the search. The Centre Region Emergency Strike Team, or CREST, is the wilderness search and rescue/specialty disaster support division of Centre L [Read More]

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No AC in July Seemed Like It Might Be a Breath of Fresh Air. How Wrong I Was
Column
No AC in July Seemed Like It Might Be a Breath of Fresh Air. How Wrong I Was
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
This past week however, the “spending as much time as possible at home” portion of pandemic life became a nightmare. Not because four months of isolation with no end in sight finally caused us to re-evaluate our thoughts about the pandemic. No, it was because our central air-conditioning system [Read More]
CATA to Reinstate Fares with Increase in August CATA to Reinstate Fares with Increase in August
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Centre Area Transportation Authority will once again begin collecting fares in August, and riders will see an increase in cost for the first time since 2017. [Read More]
CREST Volunteers Are Trained to Help Lost or Injured Hikers, Bikers and Hunters – but That’s Not All They Do CREST Volunteers Are Trained to Help Lost or Injured Hikers, Bikers and Hunters – but That’s Not All They Do
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Karen Walker, Town&Gown
Whenever a person goes missing in Centre County, there is a local team comprised mainly of volunteers that are ready, willing, and well-trained to aid in the search. The Centre Region Emergency Strike Team, or CREST, is the wilderness search and rescue/specialty disaster support division of Centre L [Read More]
Jana Marie Foundation to Host Drive-In Diner Fundraiser at Nittany Mall Jana Marie Foundation to Host Drive-In Diner Fundraiser at Nittany Mall
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Jana Marie Foundation will offer a nostalgic summer evening for Centre County next week when it holds Jana's Drive-In Diner at the Nittany Mall parking lot. [Read More]
Nonprofit Plans Veterans Retreat Center in Moshannon Nonprofit Plans Veterans Retreat Center in Moshannon
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
A nonprofit organization is looking to build a retreat center in Moshannon for veterans, to help reduce veteran suicide through the healing nature and camaraderie developed during outdoor activities such as camping, hunting and fishing. [Read More]
Detour Scheduled for Potters Mills Gap Work Detour Scheduled for Potters Mills Gap Work
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Drivers traveling toward the State College area through the Potters Mills Gap area of Route 322 will encounter a detour next week. [Read More]
Centre County to Receive $341,549 for Homelessness Assistance and Prevention Centre County to Receive $341,549 for Homelessness Assistance and Prevention
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County has been awarded $341,549 in funding to support homeless assistance and prevention programs addressing the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Tom Wolf announced on Friday. [Read More]
Q&A with Terry Watson, of Strategies for Justice, on Working for Change Q&A with Terry Watson, of Strategies for Justice, on Working for Change
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mark Brackenbury, Town&Gown
Terry Watson’s family has a rich history in law enforcement. Their experiences helped inspire Watson, of State College, to develop a speakers bureau called Battle with Moses People to spark dialogue on inequities inside and outside of law enforcement. Last year, Watson founded Strategies for Justi [Read More]
Your Guide to Arts Fest 2020’s Virtual Events Your Guide to Arts Fest 2020’s Virtual Events
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Colleen Nersten
Although the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts' usual festivities in downtown State College and on Penn State's campus were canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, you can still celebrate the 54th annual festival virtually today through Sunday. [Read More]
How a Facebook Page Is Helping Concession Vendors Connect with Customers This Summer How a Facebook Page Is Helping Concession Vendors Connect with Customers This Summer
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Jenna Spinelle, Town&Gown
From Arts Fest to the Grange Fair, many of Centre County’s large festivals and events this summer have been canceled because of public health concerns surrounding COVID-19. One of the many consequences of the cancelations is that the county’s residents won’t have the same opportunity for funne [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Clifford Named To O'Brien Watch List Penn State Football: Clifford Named To O'Brien Watch List
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State junior quarterback Sean Clifford got a birthday present on Tuesday morning when he was named one of the 30 quarterbacks on the The Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award preseason watch list. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Parsons Named to Bednarik Watch List Penn State Football: Parsons Named to Bednarik Watch List
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Even if the college football season may never get off the ground, Penn State junior linebacker Micah Parsons was named to yet another preseason watch list and is among the 90 candidates for the Bednarik Trophy. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Tsimbila Set To Enroll For 2020-21 Season Penn State Basketball: Tsimbila Set To Enroll For 2020-21 Season
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Almost a full year later than anticipated, Penn State men’s basketball announced the addition of 6-8, 220-lb. forward Abdou Tsimbila. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Big Ten Decision for Conference-Only Game Schedule Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Big Ten Decision for Conference-Only Game Schedule
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin hopped on the Ross Tucker podcast Monday morning to discuss a handful of issues including the Big Ten's decision to make the season conference-play only, erasing out of conference games from the schedule. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Dollars & Sense of Playing in 2020
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Penn State Football: The Dollars & Sense of Playing in 2020
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Will there be Penn State football in 2020? The answer is starting to come into focus: It’s unlikely. Neigh, nearly impossible. The sense of playing does not add up. (And, as we’ll show, increasingly neither do the dollars.) [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Announces Scholarship Fund for Low-Income Minority Students Penn State Football: James Franklin Announces Scholarship Fund for Low-Income Minority Students
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach James Franklin announced on Friday a scholarship fund set to assist minority students from lower income families. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Like Everyone, Sutherland Hopeful for On-Time Season Penn State Football: Like Everyone, Sutherland Hopeful for On-Time Season
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Living life quarantined is, as we all know, not the most thrilling thing a person can do for a summer. And if you're going to be quarantined with another person, they better be easy to live with. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Big Ten To Play Conference-Only Games This Fall Penn State Football: Big Ten To Play Conference-Only Games This Fall
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten announced on Thursday that if the conference is able to participate in fall sports, including football, it will move to conference-only schedules. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Kuntz Bigger Physically, and Ready for Bigger Role to Match It Penn State Football: Kuntz Bigger Physically, and Ready for Bigger Role to Match It
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There is a lot to unpack if you're talking about the situation Penn State sophomore tight end Zack Kuntz finds himself in. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Former Nittany Lion Big Man Calvin Booth Named Denver Nuggets GM Penn State Basketball: Former Nittany Lion Big Man Calvin Booth Named Denver Nuggets GM
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State basketball star Calvin Booth has been named the General Manager of the Denver Nuggets. The franchise announced the move Tuesday afternoon. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Clifford Named To O'Brien Watch List Penn State Football: Clifford Named To O'Brien Watch List
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State junior quarterback Sean Clifford got a birthday present on Tuesday morning when he was named one of the 30 quarterbacks on the The Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award preseason watch list. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Parsons Named to Bednarik Watch List Penn State Football: Parsons Named to Bednarik Watch List
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Even if the college football season may never get off the ground, Penn State junior linebacker Micah Parsons was named to yet another preseason watch list and is among the 90 candidates for the Bednarik Trophy. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Tsimbila Set To Enroll For 2020-21 Season Penn State Basketball: Tsimbila Set To Enroll For 2020-21 Season
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Almost a full year later than anticipated, Penn State men’s basketball announced the addition of 6-8, 220-lb. forward Abdou Tsimbila. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Big Ten Decision for Conference-Only Game Schedule Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Big Ten Decision for Conference-Only Game Schedule
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin hopped on the Ross Tucker podcast Monday morning to discuss a handful of issues including the Big Ten's decision to make the season conference-play only, erasing out of conference games from the schedule. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Announces Scholarship Fund for Low-Income Minority Students Penn State Football: James Franklin Announces Scholarship Fund for Low-Income Minority Students
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach James Franklin announced on Friday a scholarship fund set to assist minority students from lower income families. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Like Everyone, Sutherland Hopeful for On-Time Season Penn State Football: Like Everyone, Sutherland Hopeful for On-Time Season
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Living life quarantined is, as we all know, not the most thrilling thing a person can do for a summer. And if you're going to be quarantined with another person, they better be easy to live with. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Big Ten To Play Conference-Only Games This Fall Penn State Football: Big Ten To Play Conference-Only Games This Fall
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten announced on Thursday that if the conference is able to participate in fall sports, including football, it will move to conference-only schedules. [Read More]
ICE Rule Change Adds to Uncertainty for International Students, Universities ICE Rule Change Adds to Uncertainty for International Students, Universities
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
An already uncertain situation for international students and their U.S. universities this fall became more daunting this week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Kuntz Bigger Physically, and Ready for Bigger Role to Match It Penn State Football: Kuntz Bigger Physically, and Ready for Bigger Role to Match It
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There is a lot to unpack if you're talking about the situation Penn State sophomore tight end Zack Kuntz finds himself in. [Read More]
Penn State IFC Indefinitely Suspends Social Activities Penn State IFC Indefinitely Suspends Social Activities
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Matt DiSanto
Penn State’s Interfraternity Council voted Tuesday to indefinitely suspend Greek life socials out of concern for public health amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization announced in a press release. [Read More]
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John Hook

No AC in July Seemed Like It Might Be a Breath of Fresh Air. How Wrong I Was

This past week however, the “spending as much time as possible at home” portion of pandemic life became a nightmare. Not because four months of isolation with no end in sight finally caused us to re-evaluate our thoughts about the pandemic. No, it was because our central air-conditioning system

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: The Dollars & Sense of Playing in 2020

Will there be Penn State football in 2020? The answer is starting to come into focus: It’s unlikely. Neigh, nearly impossible. The sense of playing does not add up. (And, as we’ll show, increasingly neither do the dollars.)

My Highly Exclusive Shark-Free Swim ClubRussell Frank

We decided to splurge on a membership in an exclusive swim club. How exclusive? Since we joined, we haven’t seen another soul. And the amenities are top-drawer: full bar, current issues of magazines, ready access to yummy snacks. The best part, though, was the membership fee: $50.

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