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UNIVERSITY PARK — White Out conditions are expected on Penn State’s University Park campus this weekend, but the news isn’t coming from the trusted professionals at Accu-Weather, nor does it have anything to do with a blizzard.



Centre County Gazette

Courts: Candidates’ names should be public Courts: Candidates’ names should be public
Centre County Gazette
The names of candidates being considered by a common pleas court to fill a vacancy shall be made available to the public upon request. That Rule of Judicial Administration adopted by the state Supreme Court this past week followed a nearly five-year effort by the Williamsport Sun-Gazette and [Read More]
New proposal looks to create summer pedestrian plaza on Allen Street New proposal looks to create summer pedestrian plaza on Allen Street
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — A proposal discussed at the Oct. 14 State College Borough Council meeting would turn the 100 block of South Allen Street into a pedestrian plaza — with amenities and entertainment — for eight weeks next spring and summer. If approved, the [Read More]
SC council OKs contract for police department assessment SC council OKs contract for police department assessment
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — State College Borough Council on Oct. 14 unanimously approved a contract with the International Association of Chiefs of Police for an independent review and assessment of the borough police department’s policies and practices. The assessment is one of [Read More]

Business

Local company among nation’s top 250 firms Local company among nation’s top 250 firms
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — For the third straight year, Boyer & Ritter LLC’s commitment to providing quality client service has earned the Camp Hill-based firm a spot among the nation’s top 300 largest firms ranked by annual revenue according to Inside Public [Read More]
Advertising club reveals rebranding of Interfaith Human Services Advertising club reveals rebranding of Interfaith Human Services
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Local advertising club [CP]2 recently completed its fifth annual Brand[Aid] effort, showcasing the work of members at a reveal party held at 3 Dots Downtown, according to a press release. This year’s Brand[Aid] recipient, chosen from a number of area [Read More]
Elaine Williams joins Kish Insurance Elaine Williams joins Kish Insurance
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Jeffrey D. Wilson, CEO of Kish Insurance, has announced through a press release the addition of Elaine Williams as an account executive for Kish Insurance. She joined Daryl Hartzler, commercial lines insurance specialist and Jim Colyer, personal lines insurance specialist, at [Read More]

Sports

State High girls win Mid Penn championship State High girls win Mid Penn championship
Centre County Gazette
NEWVILLE — The Lady Little Lions took home the win at the Mid Penn championship held in Newville on Oct. 12. The team scored 68 points, ahead of second-place Chambersburg, which scored 85 team points. This is State High’s fifth consecutive conference [Read More]
PSU lands Pittsburgh shooting guard PSU lands Pittsburgh shooting guard
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State men’s basketball added to its 2020 class with the verbal commitment of DJ Gordon on Wednesday evening. Gordon, a 3-star shooting guard prospect out of Pittsburgh picked the Nittany Lions over Iowa, Minnesota and VCU among other options. Coming in on the [Read More]
P-O forfeits final two games; SC falls to Central Dauphin P-O forfeits final two games; SC falls to Central Dauphin
Centre County Gazette
PHILIPSBURG — The plague of injuries afflicting the Philipsburg-Osceola football team finally took its ultimate toll. The Mounties announced on Oct. 15 they will forfeit their final two games because of dwindling numbers and concerns for the safety of their remaining [Read More]

Arts & Entertainment

From Windsor Castle to State High, The Queen’s Six coming to State College From Windsor Castle to State High, The Queen’s Six coming to State College
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — A vocal ensemble that performed at the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Megan Markle in 2018 will share its talents with Central Pennsylvania when it visits State College Area High School on Oct. 24. Singing, and their desire to perform in America is what [Read More]
U.S. Navy Band Commodores to play at State High Oct. 21 U.S. Navy Band Commodores to play at State High Oct. 21
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — The State College Area School District has announced through a press release the elite U.S. Navy Band Commodores jazz ensemble will sail into State College on Oct. 21 for a concert in the high school’s new auditorium. Scheduled for 7:30 p.m., the [Read More]
Witches Rallye set for Nov. 2 in State College Witches Rallye set for Nov. 2 in State College
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — The 2019 Central Pennsylvania Region Sports Car Club of America’s Witches Rallye is set for Nov. 2 at Bobby Rahal Honda in State College. This scavenger hunt and road rally benefits the Jana Marie Foundation. All the rules of the SCCA Road Rally program [Read More]

Community

Ancestry Library Edition available free at libraries Ancestry Library Edition available free at libraries
Centre County Gazette
In the world of genealogical research, Ancestry.com is one of the biggest players in the game, boasting billions of historical records and more than three million paying subscribers. It is undoubtedly a useful resource … and it is one that you can use for free at the [Read More]
Caddie scholars move into former fraternity house Caddie scholars move into former fraternity house
Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — A group of 39 student golf caddies has taken up residence in the former Sigma Nu fraternity house located at 340 Burrowes Road on the Penn State campus. The J. Wood Platt Evans Scholarship house was introduced to the public during an open house and ceremony held [Read More]
Pumpkins go flying in Howard Pumpkins go flying in Howard
Centre County Gazette
HOWARD — The ninth annual Punkin’ Chunkin’ Fall Festival, sponsored by the Howard Volunteer Fire Company was held on Oct. 12 at Bald Eagle State Park. This event is a fundraiser for the firefighters and has attracted ever-growing numbers of spectators each year. A [Read More]

Health & Wellness

Jared Boxes donated by organizations, individuals Jared Boxes donated by organizations, individuals
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — In 2001, the children at Our Lady of Victory School in State College wanted to honor their classmate, Jared, who was diagnosed with an incurable brainstem tumor. They decided to fill a plastic storage box filled with items to lift his spirits while in the [Read More]
State College doctor named Dermatologist of the Year State College doctor named Dermatologist of the Year
Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — A State College doctor was recently named Dermatologist of the Year by the Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, according to a press release. Dr. Lorraine L. Rosamilia received the honor, which is presented to a dermatologist who has made significant [Read More]
Geisinger elevates Walsh to executive vice president, COO Geisinger elevates Walsh to executive vice president, COO
Centre County Gazette
DANVILLE— Geisinger announced through a press release the recent appointment of Matthew Walsh to the position of executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective Oct. 1. Walsh, who joined Geisinger in 2017 as chief operating officer for the clinical enterprise, [Read More]
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