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Hurricane Sandy: Storm Closings, Delays and Outages

by on October 29, 2012 7:15 PM

Hurricane-turned-post tropical storm Sandy is making her way up the East Coast and is expected to arrive in State College on Tuesday afternoon. We've got you covered on all things closing and changing in State College. 

Updated at 9:18 p.m.

Classes and activities on Penn State's University Park campus are expected to resume at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Penn State announced Monday night.

Earlier at 7:15 p.m.

West Penn Power has an interactive map that zooms in on states, cities and towns to reflect the power outages in the area. As of 6:30 p.m., 216 residencies had reported outages, with less than five of those in State College. 

The State College Area School District announced all schools will be closed on Tuesday and the cancellation of all after school activities. 

Bald Eagle Area School District schools and offices closed on Tuesday.  

Bellefonte Area School District schools and offices are closed on Tuesday.                 

Penn State University Park canceled all classes and afternoon activities at 1:10 p.m. on Monday and will evaluate the situation at 6 a.m. on Tuesday to alert students, faculty and staff whether classes and activities will be held. 

The Pretty Lights Show scheduled for Tuesday has been canceled. 

Ferguson Township Offices closed on Monday afternoon. 

Centre County Court remained open on Monday, but canceled the hearing in Mike McQueary's $4 million case against Penn State. 

Mount Nittany Preschool is closed on Tuesday.

Chamber of Business and Industry of Centre County closed its offices on Monday afternoon and announced they will stay closed through 2 p.m. on Tuesday. 

The Liquor Control Board announced all stores would close at 3 p.m. on Monday. 

From the State College Borough

  • The State College Borough Municipal Building, 243 S. Allen Street, will be closed on Tuesday morning and a decision whether to open it will be made at 10 a.m. Only necessary personnel will report. 
  • A decision on trick-or-treating will be made on Tuesday
  • Residential refuse collection is canceled on Tuesday and rescheduled for Wednesday

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Laura Nichols is a news reporter and @LC_Nichols on Twitter.
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