TODAY IS ELECTION DAY
Voters will elect an array of new judges, who will play pivotal roles in shaping policy for at least the next decade on three statewide appellate courts: the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Superior Court, and Commonwealth Court. Voters will also elect judges to county Common Pleas Courts and Philadelphia Municipal Court. People who are incarcerated for felonies cannot vote, under state law. People who are serving time for lesser charges or are out on probation, parole, or house arrest are eligible.
Pennsylvanians who want to vote in person on Election Day can do so at the polls, which will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voters can find their polling places online. Completed mail ballots must be received by county boards of elections by 8 p.m. on Election Day. Postmarks do not count.
State College police are asking for the public’s help identifying the owner or driver of a vehicle that is potentially linked to an armed robbery on Sunday afternoon. Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to to contact the State College Police Department at (814) 234-7150, by email or by submitting an anonymous tip online.
State College police are asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect in a burglary at a Penn State fraternity house in the borough. Anyone who can assist in identifying the suspect is asked to contact the State College Police Department at (814) 234-7150, by email or submit an anonymous tip online.
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey and State College Borough Council have added their voices to those condemning a controversial far right commentator speaking at Penn State this week.
President Biden is ending his second international trip tonight. Details of a federal COVID vaccine mandate are coming this week. SpaceX launch is hoping the third time is the charm as it looks to launch a crew to the International Space Station this week.
The Reverend Jesse Jackson is in the hospital after a fall at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Yesterday. Jackson was on campus to talk with university’s president and students over concerns about residence hall living conditions. Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH coalition said the civil rights leader hit his head and was taken in for a CT scan. The results were normal but he’s staying overnight for observation.
NBA – The 76ers won.
Penn State junior linebacker Brandon Smith has been named a semifinalist for the 37th annual Butkus Award® honoring the nation’s best linebackers. Smith is one of 16 semifinalists.
Can the Braves get it done in Houston? Or can the Astros force a climactic G7? A World Series the Braves had a chance to clinch at home in Sunday’s Game 5 will instead continue where it began, at Minute Maid Park, where the Astros will try to continue their recovery in Game 6 tonight on FOX TV. Game time 8pm.
NFL MNF – The KC Chiefs defeated the Giants, 20-17.