LATEST HEADLINES

Penn State community criticizes university’s decision to start spring semester in person.

Ferguson Township Manager to Resign in February.

Historic All-Female Board of Supervisors Takes Office in Ferguson Township.

The nation’s third largest school district is canceling classes today for up to 330-thousand students. The decision was made after teachers voted last night to switch to remote learning until at least January 18th, citing the COVID surge. City leaders call the action a walkout.

Police say they aren’t taking any chances with tomorrow’s one-year anniversary of the Capitol attack.  There’s no specific threat but Homeland Security confirms it’s operating at a heightened level of vigilance.  The Capitol police chief says they’re in a better position to secure the building.

The governor of Virginia is apologizing to people stranded on a highway in freezing weather.  He asked for patience before crews finished rescuing drivers and towing cars last night.  They were able to remove all the snow after a 40-mile backup left drivers stuck for the better part of a full day in some cases.

Tonight’s Powerball jackpot has jumped to $610 million. The lump sum cash payout is $434.2 million. 

Sports

Penn State Football Head Coach James Franklin announced the hiring of Stacy Collins as special teams coordinator/outside linebacker/nickels coach for the Nittany Lions.

Penn State’s do-it-all kicker Jordan Stout will not use his extra year of eligibility and will declare for the NFL Draft. Stout announced his decision on Tuesday afternoon.

The Penn State men’s basketball team looks to carry its momentum into a midweek Big Ten battle Wednesday night when the Nittany Lions travel to Northwestern for a 9 p.m. ET tipoff on the Big Ten Network.

NHL- The Flyers lost to Anaheim, 4-1.

NFL – The Washington Football team has a new team name and logo that will be revealed on February 2nd.