State College Area School District has updated its pandemic health and safety plan with a different approach to masking policies for the new school year. Masks will be optional regardless of Centre County’s COVID-19 community level, as determined by the Centers for Disease Control, but will be highly recommended if the county is at the high community level, 

As temperatures climb across Centre County, here’s how to keep cool and stay safe

The extreme heat is expected through Sunday.

Duo busted with bundles of heroin in Altoona.

Penn State has been awarded bids to host the PIAA Spring Sport Championships Festival from 2023-2026.

The House Committee investigating the January 6th attack on the Capitol is set to hold a prime time hearing today. 

Former top Trump adviser Steve Bannon returns to court in the morning after federal prosecutors rested their case Wednesday. 

The House Judiciary Committee is advancing a bill that would ban assault rifles.

Tesla has unloaded most of its Bitcoin holdings.

The World’s Oldest Male Giant Panda In Captivity Dies


Penn State sophomore running back Keyvone Lee has been named to the Doak Walker Award watch list.

Penn State redshirt senior long snapper Chris Stoll has been named a nominee for the 31st Allstate and American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Good Works Team.

Steph Curry is the big winner at this year’s ESPY Awards.  The annual ceremony honoring the year’s top athletes and athletic performances was held in Los Angeles Wednesday night with Steph Curry as host.  The NBA star also picked up some major awards during the ceremony, including best NBA player and best record-breaking performance for scoring the most three-pointers in NBA history.  The ESPY Award for Best Athlete in Men’s Sports went to Los Angeles Angels pitcher Shohei Ohtani.  The award for Best Athlete in Women’s Sports went to Olympic gold-medal swimmer Katie Ledecky.

MLB – The Phillies visit The Chicago Cubs. The Pirates host the Marlins.