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Centre County Adds 3 New COVID-19 Cases

Centre County Adds 3 New COVID-19 Cases

- Geoff Rushton

The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Sunday reported three new COVID-19 cases in Centre County, bringing the local total to 357 since the first was reported on March 20.


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Nonprofit Sets Up Meal Kit Distribution Sites Nonprofit Sets Up Meal Kit Distribution Sites
1 hour ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Each month, Community Bite, a nonprofit working to fight food insecurity in Centre County, sets up shop at the Corner Room in downtown State College to distribute grocery bags to its clients. [Read More]
Looking Back on 25 (or 28) Years of Teaching at Penn State
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Looking Back on 25 (or 28) Years of Teaching at Penn State
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Somewhere deep in my personnel file at Penn State, is the date of August 5, 2020. That’s the day I hit 25 years. In just a few days, I will celebrate working at Penn State University for a quarter of a century. It’s actually 28 years, but who’s counting? [Read More]
Where Are We Now?
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Where Are We Now?
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Judy Loy
Due to COVID-19, the United States posted a negative 32.9% annualized rate of GDP for the second quarter of 2020. To put this in perspective, this is the largest drop in U.S. GDP since 1945 (the year World War II ended). In the 2008 “Great Recession,” GDP only dropped 8.4%. Of course, this GDP i [Read More]
Centre County COVID-19 Case Total Decreases by 3 Centre County COVID-19 Case Total Decreases by 3
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County's total number of COVID-19 cases decreased by three, according to updated Department of Health data on Saturday. The county has had a total of 354 cases since the first was reported on March 20. [Read More]
State College Named One of 'America's Best Hockey Towns' State College Named One of 'America's Best Hockey Towns'
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
With a passionate fan base that packs Pegula Ice Arena for Penn State games, State College is one of the top hockey towns in the United States, according to a new analysis. [Read More]
Penn State ‘Pleased’ with NCAA Ruling Allowing Players to Wear Social Justice Messages Penn State ‘Pleased’ with NCAA Ruling Allowing Players to Wear Social Justice Messages
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is ‘pleased’ with the NCAA’s decision to allow student-athletes to support various social justice causes on their uniforms this upcoming season. [Read More]
Libertarian Presidential Candidate to Speak in Centre County Libertarian Presidential Candidate to Speak in Centre County
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Libertarian Party presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen will visit in Centre County this weekend as part of her three-day tour across western and central Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Centre County Adds 4 New COVID-19 Cases Centre County Adds 4 New COVID-19 Cases
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Friday reported four new COVID-19 cases in Centre County, bringing its total to 357 since the first was reported on March 20. [Read More]
Penn State Shares More Details on Plans for COVID-19 Testing and Contact Tracing Penn State Shares More Details on Plans for COVID-19 Testing and Contact Tracing
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
With students set to begin returning to campus in just a few weeks, Penn State officials on Thursday offered the most insight so far on how the university will conduct COVID-19 testing and contact tracing for the fall semester. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Basketball Star Kamaria McDaniel Enters Transfer Portal Penn State Women's Basketball Star Kamaria McDaniel Enters Transfer Portal
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Rising Penn State senior guard Kamaria McDaniel has entered the transfer portal a source confirmed to StateCollege.com on Thursday. McDaniel entered the portal earlier in the week according to the NCAA's online database. [Read More]

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Nonprofit Sets Up Meal Kit Distribution Sites Nonprofit Sets Up Meal Kit Distribution Sites
1 hour ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Each month, Community Bite, a nonprofit working to fight food insecurity in Centre County, sets up shop at the Corner Room in downtown State College to distribute grocery bags to its clients. [Read More]
Looking Back on 25 (or 28) Years of Teaching at Penn State
Column
Looking Back on 25 (or 28) Years of Teaching at Penn State
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Somewhere deep in my personnel file at Penn State, is the date of August 5, 2020. That’s the day I hit 25 years. In just a few days, I will celebrate working at Penn State University for a quarter of a century. It’s actually 28 years, but who’s counting? [Read More]
First phase of I-99/I-80 High Speed Interchange Project Underway First phase of I-99/I-80 High Speed Interchange Project Underway
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
The long dreamed about I-99/I-80 high-speed interchange project is finally underway as crews started work on the first phase on Monday. [Read More]
Avid Gardener: The Japanese Beetle — A Summer Scourge
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Avid Gardener: The Japanese Beetle — A Summer Scourge
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Lora Gauss
This is the time of year when gardeners become very concerned about insect populations attacking their plants.The online sites are teeming with people bemoaning mites, hoppers, loopers, worms, gnats, ants, borers, miners, maggots and weevils destroying their hard work of planting and maintaining yar [Read More]
Ode to an RV
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Ode to an RV
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
Almost exactly 11 years ago the call of the open road became so loud in our house that the only way to quiet it was to purchase an RV. So we did: a 36’ Class A with a queen bedroom in the rear and two bunkbeds for the kids near the middle, opposite the bathroom. Now we say goodbye to it. [Read More]
State College Plans to Suspend Highlands Overnight Parking Pilot Program State College Plans to Suspend Highlands Overnight Parking Pilot Program
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The once-controversial overnight permit system pilot for street parking in State College's Highlands neighborhood appears to be coming to an end, for now at least. [Read More]
AAUW State College to Begin Accepting Book Donations for 2021 Sale, with Precautions in Place AAUW State College to Begin Accepting Book Donations for 2021 Sale, with Precautions in Place
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however, the annual AAUW Used Book Sale was canceled for 2020, and now AAUW volunteers are setting their sights on the 2021 event, all while taking new precautions to keep both volunteers and book donors safe. [Read More]
New Cafe to Open in Downtown State College New Cafe to Open in Downtown State College
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Crust & Crumb will open in August at 115 E. Beaver Ave., according to a post on the restaurant's Facebook page. The location most recently was home to Nosh Café & Grill, which closed in October 2019. [Read More]
CATA Announces Service Changes, Safety Protocols for Fall CATA Announces Service Changes, Safety Protocols for Fall
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Centre Area Transportation Authority will make several changes to services as part of a plan to maximize resources while mitigating the risk of spreading COVID-19 this fall, according to a news release on Friday. [Read More]
College Township Council to Peck Further into Chicken Ordinance College Township Council to Peck Further into Chicken Ordinance
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
College Township staff is working on a potential ordinance that would permit backyard hens. [Read More]

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State College Named One of 'America's Best Hockey Towns' State College Named One of 'America's Best Hockey Towns'
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
With a passionate fan base that packs Pegula Ice Arena for Penn State games, State College is one of the top hockey towns in the United States, according to a new analysis. [Read More]
Penn State ‘Pleased’ with NCAA Ruling Allowing Players to Wear Social Justice Messages Penn State ‘Pleased’ with NCAA Ruling Allowing Players to Wear Social Justice Messages
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is ‘pleased’ with the NCAA’s decision to allow student-athletes to support various social justice causes on their uniforms this upcoming season. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Basketball Star Kamaria McDaniel Enters Transfer Portal Penn State Women's Basketball Star Kamaria McDaniel Enters Transfer Portal
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Rising Penn State senior guard Kamaria McDaniel has entered the transfer portal a source confirmed to StateCollege.com on Thursday. McDaniel entered the portal earlier in the week according to the NCAA's online database. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Clifford Named To Manning Award Watch List Penn State Football: Clifford Named To Manning Award Watch List
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Apparently award watch list season is not over as Penn State quarterback Sean Clifford was named to The Manning Award Watch List on Thursday. The list includes 30 of the top quarterbacks in the nation heading into the 2020 season. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics Releases Another Football Attendance Survey Penn State Athletics Releases Another Football Attendance Survey
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Matt DiSanto
Penn State Athletics has released yet another survey collecting feedback from fans and season ticket holders on how comfortable they’d feel heading to Beaver Stadium this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic. [Read More]
Penn State Reports 8 Positive COVID-19 Tests Among Student-Athletes Penn State Reports 8 Positive COVID-19 Tests Among Student-Athletes
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Eight Penn State student-athletes have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the latest update from the university's athletic department on Wednesday. Penn State Athletics has conducted 466 COVID-19 tests of student-athletes as of July 24 and 66 results are still pending. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Four-Star Tight End to 2022 Class Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Four-Star Tight End to 2022 Class
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football added a second commit to its 2022 recruiting class on Tuesday night as four-star tight end Jerry Cross verbally committed, announcing his decision on Twitter. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Lamar Stevens Receives NBA Draft Combine Invitation Penn State Basketball: Lamar Stevens Receives NBA Draft Combine Invitation
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State basketball forward Lamar Stevens has received an invitation to participate in the 2020 NBA Draft Combine. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics to Cut Pay for Staff Throughout Department Penn State Athletics to Cut Pay for Staff Throughout Department
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Athletics will reduce salaries for employees throughout the department, a spokesperson confirmed to StateCollege.com on Monday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football & Being Positive: The Sounds of Silence
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Penn State Football & Being Positive: The Sounds of Silence
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Be you in Piscataway or Columbus or East Lansing, being positive in The Year of the Coronavirus is a negative for Penn State. [Read More]

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Looking Back on 25 (or 28) Years of Teaching at Penn State
Column
Looking Back on 25 (or 28) Years of Teaching at Penn State
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Somewhere deep in my personnel file at Penn State, is the date of August 5, 2020. That’s the day I hit 25 years. In just a few days, I will celebrate working at Penn State University for a quarter of a century. It’s actually 28 years, but who’s counting? [Read More]
Penn State ‘Pleased’ with NCAA Ruling Allowing Players to Wear Social Justice Messages Penn State ‘Pleased’ with NCAA Ruling Allowing Players to Wear Social Justice Messages
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State is ‘pleased’ with the NCAA’s decision to allow student-athletes to support various social justice causes on their uniforms this upcoming season. [Read More]
Penn State Shares More Details on Plans for COVID-19 Testing and Contact Tracing Penn State Shares More Details on Plans for COVID-19 Testing and Contact Tracing
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
With students set to begin returning to campus in just a few weeks, Penn State officials on Thursday offered the most insight so far on how the university will conduct COVID-19 testing and contact tracing for the fall semester. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Basketball Star Kamaria McDaniel Enters Transfer Portal Penn State Women's Basketball Star Kamaria McDaniel Enters Transfer Portal
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Rising Penn State senior guard Kamaria McDaniel has entered the transfer portal a source confirmed to StateCollege.com on Thursday. McDaniel entered the portal earlier in the week according to the NCAA's online database. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Clifford Named To Manning Award Watch List Penn State Football: Clifford Named To Manning Award Watch List
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Apparently award watch list season is not over as Penn State quarterback Sean Clifford was named to The Manning Award Watch List on Thursday. The list includes 30 of the top quarterbacks in the nation heading into the 2020 season. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics Releases Another Football Attendance Survey Penn State Athletics Releases Another Football Attendance Survey
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Matt DiSanto
Penn State Athletics has released yet another survey collecting feedback from fans and season ticket holders on how comfortable they’d feel heading to Beaver Stadium this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic. [Read More]
Penn State Reports 8 Positive COVID-19 Tests Among Student-Athletes Penn State Reports 8 Positive COVID-19 Tests Among Student-Athletes
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Eight Penn State student-athletes have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the latest update from the university's athletic department on Wednesday. Penn State Athletics has conducted 466 COVID-19 tests of student-athletes as of July 24 and 66 results are still pending. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Four-Star Tight End to 2022 Class Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Four-Star Tight End to 2022 Class
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football added a second commit to its 2022 recruiting class on Tuesday night as four-star tight end Jerry Cross verbally committed, announcing his decision on Twitter. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Lamar Stevens Receives NBA Draft Combine Invitation Penn State Basketball: Lamar Stevens Receives NBA Draft Combine Invitation
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State basketball forward Lamar Stevens has received an invitation to participate in the 2020 NBA Draft Combine. [Read More]
Penn State Implores Greek Life to Follow Health Guidelines, Abide by Ban on Social Events Penn State Implores Greek Life to Follow Health Guidelines, Abide by Ban on Social Events
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Matt DiSanto
In a letter to the university’s Greek life community on Friday, Penn State urged fraternities and sororities to respect public health guidelines related to COVID-19 as students return to campus this fall. [Read More]
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Patty Kleban

Looking Back on 25 (or 28) Years of Teaching at Penn State

Somewhere deep in my personnel file at Penn State, is the date of August 5, 2020. That’s the day I hit 25 years. In just a few days, I will celebrate working at Penn State University for a quarter of a century. It’s actually 28 years, but who’s counting?

Judy Loy

Where Are We Now?

Due to COVID-19, the United States posted a negative 32.9% annualized rate of GDP for the second quarter of 2020. To put this in perspective, this is the largest drop in U.S. GDP since 1945 (the year World War II ended). In the 2008 “Great Recession,” GDP only dropped 8.4%. Of course, this GDP i

A Visit to Tudek Dog Park Offers Sniffs and SmilesBill Horlacher

I am happy to offer you my top tip for shrugging off this season of sadness. Make your way to Tudek Dog Park, with or without a canine, and you’ll leave with a smile on your face. A certain warmth exudes from the dogs and their human owners that can only be described as infectious.

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