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Senior Environmental Corps Teams Braving the Pandemic Senior Environmental Corps Teams Braving the Pandemic
2 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
There are a lot of streams in the area and teams from the Centre County Senior Environmental Corps are braving the pandemic to help monitor them. [Read More]
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With 'Helping Happy Valley' Initiative, Community Leaders Look to Aid Struggling Local Businesses With 'Helping Happy Valley' Initiative, Community Leaders Look to Aid Struggling Local Businesses
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Helping Happy Valley Initiative aims to help the local business community through marketing, partnerships and financial assistance [Read More]

Missing Out on the Party in an Unconventional Time Missing Out on the Party in an Unconventional Time
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
We’re getting into the thick of a presidential election cycle and if the year 2020 was a normal year I would be in Charlotte, North Carolina as you read this. Except I’m not – I’m here in Happy Valley. This is the first time since 1996 that I am not spending five days each in the cities wher [Read More]

Speaking Grief: WPSU Documentary Aims to Help Americans Become More Comfortable Talking about and Dealing with Loss Speaking Grief: WPSU Documentary Aims to Help Americans Become More Comfortable Talking about and Dealing with Loss
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Karen Walker, Town&Gown
Becky Bolich hopes to help people by sharing her family’s story in Speaking Grief, a 60-minute documentary currently being aired by public television stations across the country. The documentary is part of a national initiative created by WPSU that aims to help our society “get better at grief. [Read More]

Penn State’s New International Students: Theirs Is a Story of Determination Penn State’s New International Students: Theirs Is a Story of Determination
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
It’s never been especially easy for an international student to get to a university like Penn State. Even in a normal year, an overseas student must withstand the endless paperwork, the financial struggles, the cultural adjustments and maybe some language barriers. But, as you may have noticed, t [Read More]

SCASD Delays Start of School Year SCASD Delays Start of School Year
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Area School District is shifting its first few days of the academic year, including pushing back the start of in-person classes by one day, Superintendent Bob O'Donnell wrote in a message to district families on Saturday. [Read More]

Ferguson Township OKs Keeping of Domestic Ducks Ferguson Township OKs Keeping of Domestic Ducks
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Ferguson Township supervisors on Monday approved amending the township's backyard chicken ordinance to also allow the keeping of domestic ducks. [Read More]

Her Reign Continues: Grange Fair Queen to Wear Crown Through 2021 Her Reign Continues: Grange Fair Queen to Wear Crown Through 2021
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
When Morgan Bair was named 2019 Grange Fair Queen, she was honored and excited to spend a year promoting two of her favorite things — the Centre County Grange Encampment and Fair and local agriculture. Little did she know her reign would come during one of the strangest years on record. [Read More]

Patton Township Supervisors Approve Ordinance to Enforce Masking, Limits on Gatherings Patton Township Supervisors Approve Ordinance to Enforce Masking, Limits on Gatherings
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Patton Township on Wednesday became the third Centre Region municipality to adopt a temporary ordinance for local enforcement of COVID-19 mitigation measures. [Read More]

Community Spotlight: Virtual Events Honor Constitution Community Spotlight: Virtual Events Honor Constitution
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Constitution Day Centre Celebration will host virtual events from late August through October that will honor the 233rd birthday of the world’s oldest active constitution, signed in 1787 and enacted in 1789. [Read More]

Centre County Municipalities Look to Adopt Masking Ordinances Centre County Municipalities Look to Adopt Masking Ordinances
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Ferguson Township on Monday night became the first local municipality to follow State College's footsteps and adopt its own local ordinance for enforcement of COVID-19 mitigation measures. It likely won't be the last. [Read More]

We Are All Educators We Are All Educators
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
It does not matter if you are a teacher, professor, administrator, technician, custodian, nurse, cafeteria staff, bus driver, coach, parent, a neighbor, or even a student yourself. We are all educators. We all teach life lessons every day. [Read More]

State College Area School Board Votes Down Proposed Changes to Start of School Year State College Area School Board Votes Down Proposed Changes to Start of School Year
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
During a marathon meeting that stretched into the early hours of Tuesday morning, State College Area School Board voted against a pair of motions that would have substantially altered the district's start to the academic year. [Read More]

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