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Health Department Confirms 7 New Cases of COVID-19 in Centre County

Health Department Confirms 7 New Cases of COVID-19 in Centre County

- Geoff Rushton

The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Sunday reported seven new cases of COVID-19 in Centre County, bringing the county's total to 22.


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Community Spotlight: Hello Social Co. Community Spotlight: Hello Social Co.
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com
To take our Focus on Local Approach one step further during this time of need, we’re encouraging participation in the #FocusonLocalChallenge. Can you commit to helping one business in your community per day, in some way? Whether it's ordering takeout, purchasing a gift card for future use, or jus [Read More]
Community Spotlight: A Basket Full Community Spotlight: A Basket Full
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com
A Basket Full is located in a historical house at 121 E. Main St. in Boalsburg. The current proprietor, Pam Bair, has been bringing gifts and accessories to the area for 30 years. As the name implies, you can expect to fill your basket with a wide array of items perfect for your needs. [Read More]
Four New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Centre County Four New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Centre County
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County now has 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19 after four new positive tests were reported by the Pennsylvania Department of Health on Saturday. [Read More]
Community Spotlight: Nittany Greyhounds Community Spotlight: Nittany Greyhounds
2 days ago - StateCollege.com
Nittany Greyhounds is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has rehomed retired racing greyhounds for 25 years. They provide the State College community with boarding kennel services for all breeds of dogs, and depend on donations, boarding kennel fees, and their annual Greyhounds in Gettysburg e [Read More]
Community Spotlight: Mid-State Literacy Council Community Spotlight: Mid-State Literacy Council
2 days ago - StateCollege.com
We are proud of our students and volunteer tutors who are continuing to learn. Staff members are working from home providing instructional plans and coaching, and currently, our trained volunteers are teaching using Zoom, mail, and phone to provide life-saving education. [Read More]
CCRRA Suspends Curbside Recycling CCRRA Suspends Curbside Recycling
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
To protect workers and help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, Centre County Recycling and Refuse Authority is suspending curbside recycling pickup until further notice starting Monday. "The reason behind this change in service is due to the curbside recycling hand sorting of items in [Read More]
Penn State Football: Big Ten Extends Suspension of Team Activities to Early May Penn State Football: Big Ten Extends Suspension of Team Activities to Early May
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten announced on Friday afternoon that it will extend the previously announced suspension of all organized team activities through May 4, 2020 and will re-evaluate again at that time. [Read More]
Special Olympics PA Announces 11th Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run/Walk Will Take Place Virtually Special Olympics PA Announces 11th Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run/Walk Will Take Place Virtually
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The 11th Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run, will still take place as scheduled this year but with a virtual twist. [Read More]
Mount Nittany Health Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Mount Nittany Health Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
An employee at a Mount Nittany Health outpatient practice has tested positive for COVID-19, the Centre County-based health system said on Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions in Mix for Nation's Leading Rebounder Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions in Mix for Nation's Leading Rebounder
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is in the Top 5 and among the favorites to win the services of grad transfer Kevin Marfo a source confirmed on Friday. The Nittany Lions are looking to replace senior big man Mike Watkins for the 2020-21 season. [Read More]

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Community Spotlight: Hello Social Co. Community Spotlight: Hello Social Co.
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com
To take our Focus on Local Approach one step further during this time of need, we’re encouraging participation in the #FocusonLocalChallenge. Can you commit to helping one business in your community per day, in some way? Whether it's ordering takeout, purchasing a gift card for future use, or jus [Read More]
Community Spotlight: A Basket Full Community Spotlight: A Basket Full
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com
A Basket Full is located in a historical house at 121 E. Main St. in Boalsburg. The current proprietor, Pam Bair, has been bringing gifts and accessories to the area for 30 years. As the name implies, you can expect to fill your basket with a wide array of items perfect for your needs. [Read More]
Community Spotlight: Nittany Greyhounds Community Spotlight: Nittany Greyhounds
2 days ago - StateCollege.com
Nittany Greyhounds is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has rehomed retired racing greyhounds for 25 years. They provide the State College community with boarding kennel services for all breeds of dogs, and depend on donations, boarding kennel fees, and their annual Greyhounds in Gettysburg e [Read More]
Community Spotlight: Mid-State Literacy Council Community Spotlight: Mid-State Literacy Council
2 days ago - StateCollege.com
We are proud of our students and volunteer tutors who are continuing to learn. Staff members are working from home providing instructional plans and coaching, and currently, our trained volunteers are teaching using Zoom, mail, and phone to provide life-saving education. [Read More]
Supply Chain Helps Farm Persevere During Pandemic Supply Chain Helps Farm Persevere During Pandemic
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Visiting the grocery store is hectic and scary these days, with empty shelves, long lines and bewildered people. Down at the Way Fruit Farm store in Stormstown, things have gotten busier too, but the farm store has been able to keep its shelves mostly stocked with local- and farm-made products. [Read More]
Community Spotlight: Lila Yoga Studios Community Spotlight: Lila Yoga Studios
3 days ago - StateCollege.com
Lila Yoga Studios joined the State College community in 2008. Owner/founder Erica Kaufman has worked with her teachers to help others discover the calm, quiet, wise strength that Lila Yoga stimulates. [Read More]
Community Spotlight: AAUW State College Community Spotlight: AAUW State College
3 days ago - StateCollege.com
In response to the COVID-19 virus, the AAUW State College Used Book Sale, originally scheduled for May 9-12, 2020 at the Penn State Snider Ag Arena, has been postponed until further notice. AAUW State College is working to reschedule the event for later this year because we know that our community l [Read More]
Community Spotlight: Champs Sports Grill Community Spotlight: Champs Sports Grill
4 days ago - StateCollege.com
Champs Sports Grill is still open, serving takeout and curbside pickup at its 1611 N. Atherton St. location. The restaurant is operating on a modified schedule, between noon and 9 p.m. every day and offering plenty of affordable options to make getting a bite to eat as easy as possible while jugglin [Read More]
Community Spotlight: The State Theatre Community Spotlight: The State Theatre
4 days ago - StateCollege.com
At this time, all events scheduled before April 19 at The State Theatre are canceled or are being rescheduled. All ticket and package purchases will be honored for makeup dates and patrons who purchased tickets for canceled shows can have their accounts credited or donate the cost of their ticket to [Read More]
Community Spotlight: Happy Valley Adventure Bureau Community Spotlight: Happy Valley Adventure Bureau
4 days ago - StateCollege.com
With a primary mission of promoting our beautiful Happy Valley to visitors, The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau has had to pivot during these challenging times, much like many other businesses have had to do. Our focus now is on supporting the local hospitality industry – our valued tourism partners [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Big Ten Extends Suspension of Team Activities to Early May Penn State Football: Big Ten Extends Suspension of Team Activities to Early May
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten announced on Friday afternoon that it will extend the previously announced suspension of all organized team activities through May 4, 2020 and will re-evaluate again at that time. [Read More]
Special Olympics PA Announces 11th Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run/Walk Will Take Place Virtually Special Olympics PA Announces 11th Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run/Walk Will Take Place Virtually
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The 11th Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run, will still take place as scheduled this year but with a virtual twist. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions in Mix for Nation's Leading Rebounder Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions in Mix for Nation's Leading Rebounder
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is in the Top 5 and among the favorites to win the services of grad transfer Kevin Marfo a source confirmed on Friday. The Nittany Lions are looking to replace senior big man Mike Watkins for the 2020-21 season. [Read More]
Penn State Football Rewatch Club: 2016 Big Ten Title Game Penn State Football Rewatch Club: 2016 Big Ten Title Game
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
I remember driving to Indianapolis and feeling nervous. Not about the game, well, I mean, anyone who decides to spend their life going to sporting events must get excited about the prospect of watching a big game, but I was nervous about the writing. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Franklin and Family, COVID-19 Threat Is Close to Home Penn State Football: For Franklin and Family, COVID-19 Threat Is Close to Home
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's Wednesday at the Franklin family condo somewhere in Colorado, it also happens to be Addison's -the youngest of the two Franklin daughters- 12th birthday. [Read More]
Four-Star Offensive Lineman Landon Tengwall Commits To Penn State Four-Star Offensive Lineman Landon Tengwall Commits To Penn State
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Will Pegler
Penn State football picked up a blue-chip offensive lineman when four-star prospect Landon Tengwall committed to the program on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Addresses the Financial Impact of the Coronavirus
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Penn State Football: James Franklin Addresses the Financial Impact of the Coronavirus
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“This is a major challenge,” James Franklin says. “No. 1 is health and safety. No. 2 is making sure that we can do things from a financial responsibility, from an economic perspective, for our community, for our state and then specifically for our university as well.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin and Staff Planning for Everything Amid Uncertain Future Penn State Football: Franklin and Staff Planning for Everything Amid Uncertain Future
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Talking to reporters Wednesday afternoon via video chat, Penn State coach James Franklin added his name to a country-long list of people uncertain as to when the COVID-19 outbreak will end, and when normal life might resume. [Read More]
The Longest (and Last) Bus Trip of Grant Ament’s Extraordinary Penn State Lacrosse Career
Column
The Longest (and Last) Bus Trip of Grant Ament’s Extraordinary Penn State Lacrosse Career
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“Is this it?” Grant Ament said to Jeff Tambroni, the coach he says “is like a father figure to me.” “Yeah,” answered Tambroni. “I need to get more details. But yeah. This is it.” [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Liam Folkes Signs AHL Contract Penn State Hockey: Liam Folkes Signs AHL Contract
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior forward Liam Folkes has signed a two-year American Hockey League (AHL) contract with the Bakersfield Condors beginning with the 2020-21 season. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Big Ten Extends Suspension of Team Activities to Early May Penn State Football: Big Ten Extends Suspension of Team Activities to Early May
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten announced on Friday afternoon that it will extend the previously announced suspension of all organized team activities through May 4, 2020 and will re-evaluate again at that time. [Read More]
Special Olympics PA Announces 11th Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run/Walk Will Take Place Virtually Special Olympics PA Announces 11th Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run/Walk Will Take Place Virtually
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The 11th Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run, will still take place as scheduled this year but with a virtual twist. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions in Mix for Nation's Leading Rebounder Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions in Mix for Nation's Leading Rebounder
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is in the Top 5 and among the favorites to win the services of grad transfer Kevin Marfo a source confirmed on Friday. The Nittany Lions are looking to replace senior big man Mike Watkins for the 2020-21 season. [Read More]
Department of Education: Penn State Failed to Protect Students from Sexual Misconduct, Must Change Title IX Policies Department of Education: Penn State Failed to Protect Students from Sexual Misconduct, Must Change Title IX Policies
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ryen Gailey
Penn State is now required by the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) to make “major changes” to its Title IX policies after failing to protect students and address their complaints of sexual abuse, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced in a press release on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football Rewatch Club: 2016 Big Ten Title Game Penn State Football Rewatch Club: 2016 Big Ten Title Game
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
I remember driving to Indianapolis and feeling nervous. Not about the game, well, I mean, anyone who decides to spend their life going to sporting events must get excited about the prospect of watching a big game, but I was nervous about the writing. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Franklin and Family, COVID-19 Threat Is Close to Home Penn State Football: For Franklin and Family, COVID-19 Threat Is Close to Home
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's Wednesday at the Franklin family condo somewhere in Colorado, it also happens to be Addison's -the youngest of the two Franklin daughters- 12th birthday. [Read More]
Four-Star Offensive Lineman Landon Tengwall Commits To Penn State Four-Star Offensive Lineman Landon Tengwall Commits To Penn State
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Will Pegler
Penn State football picked up a blue-chip offensive lineman when four-star prospect Landon Tengwall committed to the program on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Addresses the Financial Impact of the Coronavirus
Column
Penn State Football: James Franklin Addresses the Financial Impact of the Coronavirus
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“This is a major challenge,” James Franklin says. “No. 1 is health and safety. No. 2 is making sure that we can do things from a financial responsibility, from an economic perspective, for our community, for our state and then specifically for our university as well.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin and Staff Planning for Everything Amid Uncertain Future Penn State Football: Franklin and Staff Planning for Everything Amid Uncertain Future
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Talking to reporters Wednesday afternoon via video chat, Penn State coach James Franklin added his name to a country-long list of people uncertain as to when the COVID-19 outbreak will end, and when normal life might resume. [Read More]
Days for Girls Club Sewing Masks for Healthcare Workers Days for Girls Club Sewing Masks for Healthcare Workers
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Dana June Nunemacher
As the coronavirus continues to spread across the world, those working in healthcare are beginning to experience a shortage of medical masks. Members of Penn State’s Days for Girls club saw this shortage and decided to put their sewing skills to work. [Read More]
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Penn State Football: James Franklin Addresses the Financial Impact of the Coronavirus

“This is a major challenge,” James Franklin says. “No. 1 is health and safety. No. 2 is making sure that we can do things from a financial responsibility, from an economic perspective, for our community, for our state and then specifically for our university as well.”

The Longest (and Last) Bus Trip of Grant Ament’s Extraordinary Penn State Lacrosse CareerMike Poorman

“Is this it?” Grant Ament said to Jeff Tambroni, the coach he says “is like a father figure to me.” “Yeah,” answered Tambroni. “I need to get more details. But yeah. This is it.”

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