LATEST HEADLINES

Wind Advisory this afternoon through early tomorrow.

Work Begins on Ferguson Township Intersection Realignment, Improvements.

State College, Patton Township Say Mask Ordinances No Longer in Effect.

Penn State Lifts Some Indoor Mask Requirements.

Armory Up for Sale in Bellefonte.

Penn State researchers explore technology to reduce side effects of chemotherapy.

A woman is dead and three others were hurt after a vehicle crash occurred Friday March 4 in Blair County. 

Bombs and missiles are raining down on Ukraine for a 12th day of war with no let-up by invading Russian forces. Hundreds of private citizens have been killed, more than one and-a-half million refugees have fled the country. Meanwhile, ordinary Russians are feeling the bite of sanctions from a world that’s increasingly moving to isolate Russia.

Senator Joe Manchin is confident Americans would be willing to pay more for gas to keep democracy alive in Ukraine.  On NBC’s Meet the Press, the West Virginia Democrat touted the ability of the U.S. to produce its own energy.  

Vice President Kamala Harris and four other Cabinet secretaries reportedly are safe after a lockdown at Joint Base Andrews late Sunday night.  The lockdown was ordered because of the reported presence of an “armed individual.”  A White House official says Harris and the four Cabinet members were able to safely get off the base. 

Firefighters in Florida are battling scores of wildfires that have burned more than 12-thousand acres across the Panhandle.  Evacuation orders are in effect for parts of Bay, Calhoun, and Gulf counties, where over a thousand homes were under evacuation orders.  

Americans can take advantage of another round of free at-home COVID-19 tests starting this week.  President Biden made the announcement during his State of the Union address.  Those interested in ordering four more tests can visit Covid-test-dot-gov.

Sports

Freshman Dylan Lugris (Buffalo, N.Y.) potted the game-winning goal in the third period to lift Penn State to a 2-1 win and series victory over No. 12 Ohio State in game three of the B1G quarterfinal best-of-three series on Sunday evening inside Value City Arena.

Penn State crowns 4 Big Ten wrestling champs, falls short of team title.

The Penn State men’s basketball team will open the 2022 Big Ten Tournament Wednesday night against the Minnesota Golden Gophers at approximately 8:30 p.m. from Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on the Big Ten Network.