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C.J. Doon

C.J. Doon is a frequent contributor to Onward State and is a former StateCollege.com intern. A Long Island native, Doon is studying print journalism at Penn State.

Articles by C.J. Doon

Winter-Weary Residents Dig Out, Another 'Snow Event' Possible this Weekend Winter-Weary Residents Dig Out, Another 'Snow Event' Possible this Weekend
284 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - C.J. Doon
"At this point, we're not thinking it's going to be as strong or as potent as the storm we just dealt with, but there probably is still the possibility for a few inches of fresh snow," says AccuWeather meteorologist Dan Tybynowski. [Read More]
PennDot Says it Needs to be 'On Our Game' as Road Crews Prepare For Latest Winter Storm PennDot Says it Needs to be 'On Our Game' as Road Crews Prepare For Latest Winter Storm
284 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - C.J. Doon
Brown, dirt colored slush on the roads is a sign of a job well done. With freezing rain and sleet in the forecast, it's imperative that the salt brine is effective in order to prevent icy surfaces from forming. "You want to see chocolate melt," says Maney. "You don't want to see white." [Read More]
Penn State Students Analyze Impact of Super Bowl TV Commercials Penn State Students Analyze Impact of Super Bowl TV Commercials
285 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - C.J. Doon
Super Bowl advertisements have become a lucrative business in the advertising world. Fox, which owns the broadcasting rights to this year's big game, is charging more than $4 million for a thirty-second spot, an increase of $1.2 million since 2009. [Read More]
Car Wash To Benefit Thon With Weekly Fundraiser Car Wash To Benefit Thon With Weekly Fundraiser
285 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - C.J. Doon
Every Thursday in February will be "Thon-Thursday," giving the community yet another opportunity to support the Four Diamonds Fund. All the money collected from self-serve and automatic washes, including vacuums and carpet shampoo, and will go directly to THON. [Read More]
Cold Weather Heats Up Business for Area Travel Agencies Cold Weather Heats Up Business for Area Travel Agencies
285 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - C.J. Doon
With State College experiencing bracing cold and bitter wind chills, phones are ringing off the hook at travel agencies. People are desperate to escape to warmer weather. "Cold makes our phones ring," says Ray McGill, owner of Nittany Travel. "When it's zero, people want to get out of dodge." [Read More]
State College Man Pleads Guilty To Selling Heroin State College Man Pleads Guilty To Selling Heroin
285 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - C.J. Doon
Upon searching Jones, police found 63 baggies of heroin in the rear pocket of his jeans, as well as a syringe between his buttocks and a small baggie of marijuana in his sock. [Read More]
International Dinners Serve Up Authentic Cuisine To Benefit Educational Programs International Dinners Serve Up Authentic Cuisine To Benefit Educational Programs
286 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - C.J. Doon
Olga Buchko, a graduate student at Penn State, served her guests authentic Ukrainian food. Buchko also introduced Ukrainian language and taught her guests some common expressions, like please, thank you, and "Dobryj vecher," which stands for "Good evening." [Read More]
Fans Brave Freezing Cold for Candlelight Tribute to Joe Paterno Fans Brave Freezing Cold for Candlelight Tribute to Joe Paterno
286 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - C.J. Doon
"Sixty-one minutes of freezing out here for 61 years of man's life, and all the things he built and all the things he did for Penn State- it's well worth it," she says. [Read More]
Students Participate in Day of Service to Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Students Participate in Day of Service to Honor Martin Luther King Jr.
286 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - C.J. Doon
"You might want change, but change just doesn't appear," Shelton-Burleigh said. "You have to work toward that change. Once you step out of your comfort zone, or out of your own little world or bubble and get more of a sense of empathy and feel for other people and the benefit for what you're do [Read More]
Retired Greyhounds Hitch a Plane Ride from Orlando to State College Retired Greyhounds Hitch a Plane Ride from Orlando to State College
287 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - C.J. Doon
After what seemed like an eternity -- thankfully there was no sign of cardiac arrest -- a plane touched down loaded with the precious cargo they had all been waiting for -- six retired racing greyhounds. [Read More]
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