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Penn State Reports 294 More Student COVID-19 Cases Penn State Reports 294 More Student COVID-19 Cases
by Geoff Rushton

Penn State on Tuesday reported 294 additional COVID-19 cases among University Park students from weekend testing and additional results from the previous seven days that had been pending. Full Story →

Geisinger Plans New Clinic in College Township Geisinger Plans New Clinic in College Township

Geisinger Health System is looking to expand its footprint in College Township with a new primary care clinic.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County Adds 195 COVID-19 Cases Centre County Adds 195 COVID-19 Cases

Centre County reported 195 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday to bring its total to 2,031 since the first was reported in March. It was the county's second highest single-day total to date, behind only the 212 reported one week ago.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
No Decision Yet on Interim State College Borough Council Appointment No Decision Yet on Interim State College Borough Council Appointment

After five rounds of voting on Monday night, State College Borough Council members could not reach an agreement on an interim appointment for the vacancy on council created by Dan Murphy's resignation.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State Football: Amid Strange Recruiting Times, Unique Commitment Could Come Friday Penn State Football: Amid Strange Recruiting Times, Unique Commitment Could Come Friday

Penn State football might add another commitment to its 2021 class on Friday as offensive tackle Diego Pounds is slated to announce his college decision.

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones

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Talor Battle Thrilled to Build on Penn State Hoops’ Recent Success as Assistant Coach Talor Battle Thrilled to Build on Penn State Hoops’ Recent Success as Assistant Coach
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Will Pegler
After working as a financial advisor for about three years, Talor Battle has returned to basketball. [Read More]
Leading Infectious Disease Experts to Speak at Discovery Space Event Leading Infectious Disease Experts to Speak at Discovery Space Event
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The first installment of Discovery Space’s Nights to Discover Speaker Series will feature two of the world's foremost infectious disease researchers. [Read More]
The Powerful Voice of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Column
The Powerful Voice of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Nichola D. Gutgold
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s public speaking was similar to how she approached her strategy on behalf of the Women’s Rights Project of the ACLU in the 1970s: slowly, meticulously, carefully and just what is needed. [Read More]
Scapegoating Takes Us Down a Dangerous Path
Column
Scapegoating Takes Us Down a Dangerous Path
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
With the knowledge and hindsight of centuries of scapegoating we could hope that in today’s ever-more-informed society it would become a thing of the past. Something easily identified and halted before lives are ruined, or in the most disastrous and appalling instances, people are killed. Which is [Read More]
Penn State Sees Small Enrollment Decrease Amid Pandemic Penn State Sees Small Enrollment Decrease Amid Pandemic
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The COVID-19 pandemic has so far had only a small impact on Penn State student enrollment, President Eric Barron told the university's Board of Trustees on Friday. [Read More]
Saquon Barkley to Miss Remainder of NFL Season Following ACL Tear Saquon Barkley to Miss Remainder of NFL Season Following ACL Tear
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley will miss the remainder of the 2020-21 NFL Season following the announcement that he has torn his ACL, the New York Giants confirmed the news on Monday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Research Expenditures Surpass $1 Billion Penn State Research Expenditures Surpass $1 Billion
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jordan Mansberger
Penn State’s research spending surpassed the $1 billion mark during the 2019-20 fiscal year, the university announced this week. [Read More]
Centre County Adds 109 COVID-19 Cases Over 2 Days Centre County Adds 109 COVID-19 Cases Over 2 Days
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County reported 109 new COVID-19 cases over the past two days to bring its total to 1,836 since the first was reported in March. [Read More]
Wasson Farm Gears Up for Fall Festivities
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Wasson Farm Gears Up for Fall Festivities
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
For the last 20 years Wasson Farm has held an annual fall fest for the community. And although it may look a little bit different this year, they're still excited to see the turnout for the upcoming events. [Read More]
How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Impacted University Park Airport
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How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Impacted University Park Airport
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
There has been a slow rise in passenger traffic in recent months, a good sign for University Park Airport. However, it could still take three to five years for it to recover from the pandemic. [Read More]

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Leading Infectious Disease Experts to Speak at Discovery Space Event Leading Infectious Disease Experts to Speak at Discovery Space Event
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The first installment of Discovery Space’s Nights to Discover Speaker Series will feature two of the world's foremost infectious disease researchers. [Read More]
Wasson Farm Gears Up for Fall Festivities
Video
Wasson Farm Gears Up for Fall Festivities
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
For the last 20 years Wasson Farm has held an annual fall fest for the community. And although it may look a little bit different this year, they're still excited to see the turnout for the upcoming events. [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Under Wendy Vinhage, Centre County United Way Works on New Ways to Engage Donors and Volunteers Lunch with Mimi: Under Wendy Vinhage, Centre County United Way Works on New Ways to Engage Donors and Volunteers
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Town & Gown
Town&Gown founder Mimi Barash Coppersmith sat down with Vinhage via Zoom to discuss how she became involved in nonprofits, how the United Way has continued to support families in need through the pandemic, and what the organization’s future fundraising strategies are to support health, education, [Read More]
New Ridgelines Theater Program Explores Challenges Facing Immigrants New Ridgelines Theater Program Explores Challenges Facing Immigrants
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle
Ridgelines Language Arts, the organization that works to empower new language artists and under-heard voices in the central Pennsylvania region, kicks off a new theater program exploring issues related to immigration this week. [Read More]
Cultivating Beauty: Devoted Centre County Gardeners Share a Passion for Growing – and Giving Cultivating Beauty: Devoted Centre County Gardeners Share a Passion for Growing – and Giving
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Teresa Mull, Town&Gown
Centre County is known for its natural beauty, found in the forests and wild places that surround us. Local gardeners know how to tame the region’s vegetation, cultivate it, and create gardens that are expressions of the individual, and together celebrate the resources we all share. [Read More]
Groundhog Day-Week-Month-Season
Column
Groundhog Day-Week-Month-Season
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
I’m not here to talk about “Groundhog Day,” the movie. My topic is Groundhog, the Devourer. If you grew a garden this summer, you know whereof I speak. [Read More]
Virtual Town Hall Set For Census, Registration And Mail-In Voting Information Virtual Town Hall Set For Census, Registration And Mail-In Voting Information
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Central Pennsylvania residents are encouraged to take part in a virtual town hall this week to provide locals with more information regarding the census, voter registration and voting by mail in this November's general election. [Read More]
Centre Hall Fire Company Breaks Ground for New Station Centre Hall Fire Company Breaks Ground for New Station
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
The 14,000-square-foot facility, which will be located along Witmer Avenue on the east end of the borough, is the result of 11 years of planning and fundraising. [Read More]
Pickleball Turned Out to Be Just the Right Sport for Me. It Might Be for You Too
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Pickleball Turned Out to Be Just the Right Sport for Me. It Might Be for You Too
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
Whether you are ready to get out now or will be looking forward to a new activity when you feel more comfortable interacting with others, I may just have the right sport for you to try. [Read More]
Centre County Nonprofits Can Apply Now for COVID-19 Relief Grants Centre County Nonprofits Can Apply Now for COVID-19 Relief Grants
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County government on Monday began accepting applications from local nonprofit organizations for COVID-19 relief grant funding. [Read More]

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Talor Battle Thrilled to Build on Penn State Hoops’ Recent Success as Assistant Coach Talor Battle Thrilled to Build on Penn State Hoops’ Recent Success as Assistant Coach
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Will Pegler
After working as a financial advisor for about three years, Talor Battle has returned to basketball. [Read More]
Saquon Barkley to Miss Remainder of NFL Season Following ACL Tear Saquon Barkley to Miss Remainder of NFL Season Following ACL Tear
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley will miss the remainder of the 2020-21 NFL Season following the announcement that he has torn his ACL, the New York Giants confirmed the news on Monday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opens at Indiana, Hosts Ohio State Week 2 in New Big Ten Schedule Penn State Football Opens at Indiana, Hosts Ohio State Week 2 in New Big Ten Schedule
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football has its schedule as the Big Ten announced its regular season slate on Saturday morning ahead of an Oct. 24 kickoff across the league. [Read More]
Penns Valley vs. Philipsburg-Osceola Football Game Canceled Penns Valley vs. Philipsburg-Osceola Football Game Canceled
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
An intracounty Mountain League football matchup scheduled for Friday night has been canceled after one team's players were advised to quarantine. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: NCAA Announces Nov. 25 Start Date Penn State Basketball: NCAA Announces Nov. 25 Start Date
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The NCAA announced earlier this week that the men's and women's college basketball seasons will get underway on Nov. 25, following recommendations from various oversight committees. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ciarrocca Sees Growth in Wideout Group, Experience at QB Penn State Football: Ciarrocca Sees Growth in Wideout Group, Experience at QB
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Offensive Coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca -who has done perhaps as much waiting around as anyone in college football this offseason- took a chance on Thursday night during a radio interview to talk about returning quarterbacks Sean Clifford and Will Levis. [Read More]
Penns Valley at P-O Headlines Week 2 of Centre County High School Football Penns Valley at P-O Headlines Week 2 of Centre County High School Football
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
Bellefonte, Penns Valley and Bald Eagle Area all took opening-night losses, with Philipsburg-Osceola being the only team to begin the season with a win. That win for the Mounties, however, was an eye opener, and it sets up a big Week 2 showdown with Penns Valley. [Read More]
State College School Board Approves Fall Sports Competition Plans State College School Board Approves Fall Sports Competition Plans
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Area School Board on Thursday night approved plans that will allow for fall sports teams to participate in competitions this fall. But just how that will play out for each team remains to be seen. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Potential Micah Parsons Return Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Potential Micah Parsons Return
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State star linebacker Micah Parsons may have turned the page on his collegiate career, but James Franklin opened the door ever so slightly for a potential return on Thursday afternoon while talking to reporters. [Read More]
Penn State Football: No Tailgating on Campus for Upcoming Season Penn State Football: No Tailgating on Campus for Upcoming Season
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics, Sandy Barbour confirmed on Thursday afternoon that there will be no tailgating at Beaver Stadium or the surrounding on-campus facilities this coming fall. [Read More]

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Talor Battle Thrilled to Build on Penn State Hoops’ Recent Success as Assistant Coach Talor Battle Thrilled to Build on Penn State Hoops’ Recent Success as Assistant Coach
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Will Pegler
After working as a financial advisor for about three years, Talor Battle has returned to basketball. [Read More]
Penn State Sees Small Enrollment Decrease Amid Pandemic Penn State Sees Small Enrollment Decrease Amid Pandemic
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The COVID-19 pandemic has so far had only a small impact on Penn State student enrollment, President Eric Barron told the university's Board of Trustees on Friday. [Read More]
Saquon Barkley to Miss Remainder of NFL Season Following ACL Tear Saquon Barkley to Miss Remainder of NFL Season Following ACL Tear
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley will miss the remainder of the 2020-21 NFL Season following the announcement that he has torn his ACL, the New York Giants confirmed the news on Monday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opens at Indiana, Hosts Ohio State Week 2 in New Big Ten Schedule Penn State Football Opens at Indiana, Hosts Ohio State Week 2 in New Big Ten Schedule
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football has its schedule as the Big Ten announced its regular season slate on Saturday morning ahead of an Oct. 24 kickoff across the league. [Read More]
Penn State: 226 Additional COVID-19 Cases Among Students Penn State: 226 Additional COVID-19 Cases Among Students
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State on Friday reported another 226 COVID-19 cases among students attending University Park since its last update on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: NCAA Announces Nov. 25 Start Date Penn State Basketball: NCAA Announces Nov. 25 Start Date
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The NCAA announced earlier this week that the men's and women's college basketball seasons will get underway on Nov. 25, following recommendations from various oversight committees. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ciarrocca Sees Growth in Wideout Group, Experience at QB Penn State Football: Ciarrocca Sees Growth in Wideout Group, Experience at QB
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Offensive Coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca -who has done perhaps as much waiting around as anyone in college football this offseason- took a chance on Thursday night during a radio interview to talk about returning quarterbacks Sean Clifford and Will Levis. [Read More]
Trustee Committee OKs Plans for New Penn State Engineering Building, Chiller Plant Expansion Trustee Committee OKs Plans for New Penn State Engineering Building, Chiller Plant Expansion
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Plans for the first new academic and research building in the Penn State College of Engineering's master plan moved forward on Thursday with a recommendation for approval by the Board of Trustees' Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Potential Micah Parsons Return Penn State Football: Franklin Talks Potential Micah Parsons Return
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State star linebacker Micah Parsons may have turned the page on his collegiate career, but James Franklin opened the door ever so slightly for a potential return on Thursday afternoon while talking to reporters. [Read More]
Penn State Football: No Tailgating on Campus for Upcoming Season Penn State Football: No Tailgating on Campus for Upcoming Season
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics, Sandy Barbour confirmed on Thursday afternoon that there will be no tailgating at Beaver Stadium or the surrounding on-campus facilities this coming fall. [Read More]
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Nichola D. Gutgold

The Powerful Voice of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s public speaking was similar to how she approached her strategy on behalf of the Women’s Rights Project of the ACLU in the 1970s: slowly, meticulously, carefully and just what is needed.

John Hook

Scapegoating Takes Us Down a Dangerous Path

With the knowledge and hindsight of centuries of scapegoating we could hope that in today’s ever-more-informed society it would become a thing of the past. Something easily identified and halted before lives are ruined, or in the most disastrous and appalling instances, people are killed. Which is

College Football Is Back... But What Comes Next?Jay Paterno

Amid the immediate euphoria of the Big Ten now trying to play in 2020, in the not-too-distant future we may recall this year college football and think of the phrase “penny wise and pound foolish.”

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