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Gov. Wolf Says All Pennsylvanians Should Wear a Mask in Public Gov. Wolf Says All Pennsylvanians Should Wear a Mask in Public
by Geoff Rushton

Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday said everyone in Pennsylvania should wear a mask if they must go out in public to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 Full Story →

Ferguson Township Police Officer Tested Positive for COVID-19 Ferguson Township Police Officer Tested Positive for COVID-19

The officer, who has been improving and is expected to make a full recovery, has been on leave for 16 days. He will only return to work on the recommendation of his physician, according to a township news release.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County Up to 32 COVID-19 Cases, Statewide Total Surpasses 8,000 Centre County Up to 32 COVID-19 Cases, Statewide Total Surpasses 8,000

The Pennsylvania Department of Health confirmed four new cases of COVID-19 in Centre County on Friday, bringing the county's total to 32 as statewide numbers continue to climb.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre Foundation Commits More Than $500,000 to Support Local Nonprofits During Pandemic Centre Foundation Commits More Than $500,000 to Support Local Nonprofits During Pandemic

Centre Foundation announced on Friday it is opening a special fund, redirecting an existing grant program and expanding the annual Centre Gives, all to boost support for local nonprofits facing challenges during the coronavirus pandemic.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Campaign Aims to Support Local Restaurants and Hospital Staff at the Same Time
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Campaign Aims to Support Local Restaurants and Hospital Staff at the Same Time

Working closely with Mount Nittany Medical Center executive chef Craig Hamilton, Heddy Kervandjian and Karen Walker have set up a fundraising campaign for local restaurants to provide meals for Mount Nittany Medical Center staff.

StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban

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Juniper Village at Brookline Testing All Residents and Staff for COVID-19 Juniper Village at Brookline Testing All Residents and Staff for COVID-19
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A State College senior living community is testing all of its residents and staff for COVID-19 as a proactive measure to protect older adults. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Forge Ahead, One of the Rare Teams to End Their Season with a Win Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Forge Ahead, One of the Rare Teams to End Their Season with a Win
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's hockey coach Guy Gadowsky is sitting in his room alone with nothing but his thoughts midway though Thursday morning. [Read More]
Mac O’Keefe Announces Return To Penn State Men’s Lacrosse Mac O’Keefe Announces Return To Penn State Men’s Lacrosse
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Gabe Angieri
Penn State men’s lacrosse star Mac O’Keefe will return to the team in 2021, he announced on Twitter Friday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Health Opens State College Drop-Off Site for Supply Donations Penn State Health Opens State College Drop-Off Site for Supply Donations
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State Health on Thursday opened a drop-off location for donations of key supplies for medical personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic. [Read More]
Mount Nittany Health Launches COVID-19 Response Fund Mount Nittany Health Launches COVID-19 Response Fund
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A special fund has been established has been established to support Mount Nittany Health's response to the coronavirus pandemic, the State College-based health system announced on Thursday. [Read More]
Community Spotlight: Taxi by Handy Delivery Community Spotlight: Taxi by Handy Delivery
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Taxi by Handy Delivery is still open and operating 24/7 to serve the local community.We are providing valuable transportation services for workers and for citizens who need to get to the grocery store, medical offices, banks, post offices and other places to conduct essential business in these chall [Read More]
With Penn State Football's Future Uncertain in 2020, Barbour Talks Avoiding Program Cuts With Penn State Football's Future Uncertain in 2020, Barbour Talks Avoiding Program Cuts
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While athletic departments nationwide are weeks and months from navigating the potential cancelation or delay of football season amid the coronavirus pandemic, the fallout of such a cancelation is a very present thought in the minds of every athletic director in America. [Read More]
Megabus Suspending All Service in Pennsylvania Megabus Suspending All Service in Pennsylvania
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Megabus announced on Thursday that it is suspending all service in Pennsylvania "out of an abundance of caution," amid the COVID-19 pandemic. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barbour Eyes 60-Day Window to Prepare for Football Season, Whenever That Might Be Penn State Football: Barbour Eyes 60-Day Window to Prepare for Football Season, Whenever That Might Be
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Sandy Barbour said on Thursday that she thinks the football program will need roughly 60 days to prepare for any upcoming football season once restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic are lifted. [Read More]
SCASD Making Changes to Meal Distribution, YMCA Looks to Expand Efforts SCASD Making Changes to Meal Distribution, YMCA Looks to Expand Efforts
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Area School District is making some changes to its meal distributions while still ensuring families receive the same amount of food each week during school closures. [Read More]

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Community Spotlight: Taxi by Handy Delivery Community Spotlight: Taxi by Handy Delivery
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Taxi by Handy Delivery is still open and operating 24/7 to serve the local community.We are providing valuable transportation services for workers and for citizens who need to get to the grocery store, medical offices, banks, post offices and other places to conduct essential business in these chall [Read More]
'Summers on Allen' Pedestrian Plaza Won't Happen in 2020 'Summers on Allen' Pedestrian Plaza Won't Happen in 2020
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Summers on Allen project has been postponed with an eye toward implementing the temporary pedestrian plaza in downtown State College next year, organizers said on Thursday. [Read More]
Justin Bieber Postpones Upcoming Tour, Including Bryce Jordan Center Show Justin Bieber Postpones Upcoming Tour, Including Bryce Jordan Center Show
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Pop star Justin Bieber has postponed all scheduled 2020 tour dates, including a concert at Penn State's Bryce Jordan Center, because of concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic. [Read More]
Homecoming (Disregard Previous Post)
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Homecoming (Disregard Previous Post)
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
As you may have noticed, life in the time of coronavirus changes quickly. Two weeks ago, I wrote about deciding to stay in Greece, though the U.S. government and the Pennsylvania State University were shooing me home. The day after that column was published, we heard that all flights in and out of G [Read More]
Local Business Donates Sanitization Services to Centre County Fire Stations Local Business Donates Sanitization Services to Centre County Fire Stations
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Mammoth Restoration in Pleasant Gap is offering its COVID-19 sanitization and cleaning for free to each of the 17 fire stations in the county. [Read More]
Community Spotlight: Center for Alternatives in Community Justice Community Spotlight: Center for Alternatives in Community Justice
3 days ago - StateCollege.com
These are difficult times. Although it may be nice to be together at home, it can also stir up conflict. Conflict is a normal part of life but during these extra stressful times our emotions can diminish our patience and understanding of and for each other. [Read More]
The Corner Room Giving Free Groceries to Community Members in Need The Corner Room Giving Free Groceries to Community Members in Need
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Corner Room has been closed since the statewide shutdown on dine-in service to combat the spread of COVID-19. But the iconic downtown State College restaurant is still finding ways to help community members in need. [Read More]
It’s Time to Make Lemonade
Column
It’s Time to Make Lemonade
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
This is the exact time when you must conjure up all your creativity, resilience, grit, courage and a positive mindset to help yourself, and others, to stay focused on what you can control. It is time to “make lemonade out of lemons” as best as you can. [Read More]
Meals on Wheels Finds Ways to Roll on Despite Trying Times Meals on Wheels Finds Ways to Roll on Despite Trying Times
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
How do you deliver meals to people who cannot go out of their homes, when the government is saying that nobody should be leaving their homes? This is the challenge for State College Area Meals on Wheels. [Read More]
Making a Difference, One Labrador Retriever at a Time
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Making a Difference, One Labrador Retriever at a Time
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
There is goodness at the heart of State College resident Maggie Peacock. In the past six years or so, Maggie has fostered 24 Labrador retrievers as they transition from puppy mills, animal shelters and owner surrenders to their new homes. She serves as an intake counselor, working with families who [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Forge Ahead, One of the Rare Teams to End Their Season with a Win Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Forge Ahead, One of the Rare Teams to End Their Season with a Win
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's hockey coach Guy Gadowsky is sitting in his room alone with nothing but his thoughts midway though Thursday morning. [Read More]
Mac O’Keefe Announces Return To Penn State Men’s Lacrosse Mac O’Keefe Announces Return To Penn State Men’s Lacrosse
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Gabe Angieri
Penn State men’s lacrosse star Mac O’Keefe will return to the team in 2021, he announced on Twitter Friday morning. [Read More]
With Penn State Football's Future Uncertain in 2020, Barbour Talks Avoiding Program Cuts With Penn State Football's Future Uncertain in 2020, Barbour Talks Avoiding Program Cuts
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While athletic departments nationwide are weeks and months from navigating the potential cancelation or delay of football season amid the coronavirus pandemic, the fallout of such a cancelation is a very present thought in the minds of every athletic director in America. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barbour Eyes 60-Day Window to Prepare for Football Season, Whenever That Might Be Penn State Football: Barbour Eyes 60-Day Window to Prepare for Football Season, Whenever That Might Be
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Sandy Barbour said on Thursday that she thinks the football program will need roughly 60 days to prepare for any upcoming football season once restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic are lifted. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Barratt Signs Deal With Chicago Blackhawks Penn State Hockey: Barratt Signs Deal With Chicago Blackhawks
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State junior forward Evan Barratt will continue his career at the professional level, signing a three-year entry-level deal with the Chicago Blackhawks. The signing was announced by the team on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football Rewatch Club: 1995 Rose Bowl Penn State Football Rewatch Club: 1995 Rose Bowl
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
One of the most enjoyable things about covering a team in the Big Ten is the number of times you get to visit iconic stadiums. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Bowen and Company, It's One Day at a Time Penn State Football: For Bowen and Company, It's One Day at a Time
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I'll look at it one way." Bowen said when asked about balancing the job and that elephant. "Task at hand and singleness of purpose. Every day I've got tasks to accomplish...at some point we're going to be back with our players. I plan on at some point, from a football standpoint, that we're [Read More]
U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials at Bryce Jordan Center Postponed to 2021 U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials at Bryce Jordan Center Postponed to 2021
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Max Tolson
The 2020 U.S. Olympic wrestling team trials have been postponed until 2021 in accordance with the Olympics’ move to next year, according to a joint announcement made by USA Wrestling and Penn State Athletics Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: NCAA Rules in Favor of Eligibility Extension for Spring Athletes Penn State Athletics: NCAA Rules in Favor of Eligibility Extension for Spring Athletes
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As expected the NCAA ruled on Monday afternoon that all spring sport athletes will be granted an extra year of eligibility after the spring season was cut short by mass cancelations following the COVID-19 outbreak. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add Guard Sam Sessoms Via Transfer Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add Guard Sam Sessoms Via Transfer
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Otis Lyons
Penn State men’s basketball added another offensive weapon on Monday night when former Binghamton guard Sam Sessoms announced that he is coming to Happy Valley. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Forge Ahead, One of the Rare Teams to End Their Season with a Win Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Forge Ahead, One of the Rare Teams to End Their Season with a Win
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's hockey coach Guy Gadowsky is sitting in his room alone with nothing but his thoughts midway though Thursday morning. [Read More]
Mac O’Keefe Announces Return To Penn State Men’s Lacrosse Mac O’Keefe Announces Return To Penn State Men’s Lacrosse
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Gabe Angieri
Penn State men’s lacrosse star Mac O’Keefe will return to the team in 2021, he announced on Twitter Friday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Health Opens State College Drop-Off Site for Supply Donations Penn State Health Opens State College Drop-Off Site for Supply Donations
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State Health on Thursday opened a drop-off location for donations of key supplies for medical personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic. [Read More]
With Penn State Football's Future Uncertain in 2020, Barbour Talks Avoiding Program Cuts With Penn State Football's Future Uncertain in 2020, Barbour Talks Avoiding Program Cuts
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While athletic departments nationwide are weeks and months from navigating the potential cancelation or delay of football season amid the coronavirus pandemic, the fallout of such a cancelation is a very present thought in the minds of every athletic director in America. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barbour Eyes 60-Day Window to Prepare for Football Season, Whenever That Might Be Penn State Football: Barbour Eyes 60-Day Window to Prepare for Football Season, Whenever That Might Be
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Sandy Barbour said on Thursday that she thinks the football program will need roughly 60 days to prepare for any upcoming football season once restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic are lifted. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Barratt Signs Deal With Chicago Blackhawks Penn State Hockey: Barratt Signs Deal With Chicago Blackhawks
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State junior forward Evan Barratt will continue his career at the professional level, signing a three-year entry-level deal with the Chicago Blackhawks. The signing was announced by the team on Thursday. [Read More]
Justin Bieber Postpones Upcoming Tour, Including Bryce Jordan Center Show Justin Bieber Postpones Upcoming Tour, Including Bryce Jordan Center Show
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Pop star Justin Bieber has postponed all scheduled 2020 tour dates, including a concert at Penn State's Bryce Jordan Center, because of concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic. [Read More]
Penn State Football Rewatch Club: 1995 Rose Bowl Penn State Football Rewatch Club: 1995 Rose Bowl
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
One of the most enjoyable things about covering a team in the Big Ten is the number of times you get to visit iconic stadiums. [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Bowen and Company, It's One Day at a Time Penn State Football: For Bowen and Company, It's One Day at a Time
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I'll look at it one way." Bowen said when asked about balancing the job and that elephant. "Task at hand and singleness of purpose. Every day I've got tasks to accomplish...at some point we're going to be back with our players. I plan on at some point, from a football standpoint, that we're [Read More]
Penn State to Begin Issuing Prorated Housing and Meal Plan Refunds Penn State to Begin Issuing Prorated Housing and Meal Plan Refunds
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Matt DiSanto
Penn State students with Housing and Food Services contracts will receive prorated housing and meal plan refunds in the next few weeks, the university announced Wednesday morning. [Read More]
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Patty Kleban

Campaign Aims to Support Local Restaurants and Hospital Staff at the Same Time

Working closely with Mount Nittany Medical Center executive chef Craig Hamilton, Heddy Kervandjian and Karen Walker have set up a fundraising campaign for local restaurants to provide meals for Mount Nittany Medical Center staff.

Jay Paterno

Keeping the Faith

Last Friday night in an eerie apocalyptic scene, Pope Francis ascended steps in an empty Saint Peter’s Square that was built to hold 300,000 people. While no one was there to hear his words, they were spoken to a city and world in need of inspiration.

Homecoming (Disregard Previous Post)Russell Frank

As you may have noticed, life in the time of coronavirus changes quickly. Two weeks ago, I wrote about deciding to stay in Greece, though the U.S. government and the Pennsylvania State University were shooing me home. The day after that column was published, we heard that all flights in and out of G

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