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It’s Homecoming weekend at Penn State, and that means parking and traffic changes will be in place on campus and in State College for the annual parade on Friday and Saturday’s noon game against Illinois at Beaver Stadium. State College police have filed a written allegation against a juvenile accused of committing robbery, theft and…

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Downtown State College has grown up since Penn State last welcomed families back for a traditional homecoming. High-rises dot the nearly one-mile stretch abutting the university, while more than two dozen businesses have popped up since fall 2019. A woman has been charged with third-degree murder after fatally stabbing man in Penns Valley. The CDC…

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Penn State announced Tuesday that it has extended its COVID vaccine mandate to all employees at six commonwealth campuses. Faced with Substitute Teacher Shortage, SCASD Increases Daily Pay Rates. Centre County, State College Moving Forward with Health Department Study. After 40 years with State College borough, assistant borough manager for public safety and former police…

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America’s leaders are remembering Colin Powell as a “warrior and diplomat.”  The 84-year-old died yesterday from COVID while battling cancer.  For five straight weeks now, Penn State’s COVID-19 cases have continued to decline — so much that one official acknowledged the minimal cases have surpassed even his expectations. There were just 27 cases from University…

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More temporary service cutbacks are coming to public transportation locally as the Centre Area Transportation Authority continues to face “severe staffing shortages.” Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania will return to an overnight schedule beginning Monday for its gas line relocation work on North Atherton Street in State College,  State police are investigating a theft of a…

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Centre County construction company Glenn O. Hawbaker faces another class-action lawsuit. Mount Nittany Medical Center Experiencing ‘Unprecedented Pandemic Strains’.  Open Enrollment is here. Make sure you’re getting the coverage your deserve. Steve Jones, otherwise known as the voice of Penn State football and basketball, will be celebrating his 30th season of doing play-by-play calling for…

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All of Penn State’s faculty and staff at University Park are now required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by Dec. 8, in order to be compliant with an executive order issued last month. The requirement applies to all Penn State employees, including full-time and part-time faculty, staff and technical workers, even if working remotely.…

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A Pennsylvania elementary school teacher is facing charges for allegedly threatening to shoot school administrators. Officials say Sinking Springs Elementary teacher Chad Gerrick reportedly approached school administrators earlier this month about a plastic COVID-19 barrier he installed in his classroom that was removed by maintenance. Following that conversation, a worker allegedly overheard Gerrick saying if he gets…

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PA lawmakers spend millions of tax dollars on private lawyers, but often don’t reveal why. A portion of South Sparks Street in State College will be closed to most vehicle traffic on Wednesday for road work. State College Borough Public Works will be performing a trench restoration from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the street…

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GOP wants personal voter data to root out fraud. PA already uses a more secure system State Police in DuBois are warning the public of a potential reoccurring scam of a person saying that they are a member of Pennsylvania State Police. On Monday, acting Secretary of State Veronica Degraffenreid reminded Pennsylvanians that they have…

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Discount grocery store chain Aldi plans to open its first Centre County location on Oct. 28, the company confirmed on Thursday. The 20,422-square-foot store at 1798 N. Atherton St.  Centre County commissioners approve health department study A Centre County roller skating rink is permanently closing after two decades in business. Penn Skates, 2210 High Tech…

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Ferguson Township supervisors adopt resolution to oppose audit of 2020 PA election State College police investigators used DNA to track down a man accused of the violent rape of a Penn State student in 1995. The Arboretum at Penn State will host its annual Pumpkin Festival Oct. 15-16, featuring a pumpkin-carving contest, lighted jack-o’-lantern display, live music,…

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The fall bulk waste collection scheduled for this month for residential customers in five Centre County townships serviced by Waste Management has been postponed.  Free full-day preschool is coming to the State College Area School District.  DNA leads to arrest of man accused of raping, assaulting Penn State student in 1995

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Beware – mail delivery is about to get even slower.  The Postal Service is warning of new delays starting today (Oct. 1st).  This affects some first-class mail traveling long distances.  Instead of one to three days for delivery, it’ll now be one to five in an effort to reduce shipping costs.  A detour is in place for…

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USPS Mail Delivery To Get Permanently Slower (Washington, DC)  —  Mail delivery is about to get slower and it won’t speed back up.  The U.S. Postal Service will begin what it calls “new service standards for First Class Mail and Periodicals,” tomorrow.  The slowdown will affect mail traveling long distances, such as between the East…

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Here is the latest news: (Undated)  —  Secretary of State Antony Blinken says “there is no deadline” for helping any remaining Americans or Afghan nationals leave if they want to do so.  Moderna is looking for its coronavirus vaccine to be fully approved by the FDA.  New federal data is outlining the severity of the…

Do You Wash Your Pillowcase?

Do You Wash Your Pillowcase?

How often do you wash your pillowcases?  2% of Americans say they’ve NEVER washed theirs.  You’re supposed to do it every week or two at the very least. Since pillowcases absorb a lot of dirt, oil, and dead skin, you’re supposed to wash yours every week or two at the very least.  But a lot…

Sell Sell Sell!!!

Sell Sell Sell!!!

The price of an existing home is at an all-time high.  Experts say the median price of a home sold last month was just over 363-thousand-dollars.  That’s nearly 23-and-a-half percent higher than what a home went for in June of last year. It is truly a sellers market.

NCAA Head Calls For Smaller Role

NCAA Head Calls For Smaller Role

(Indianapolis, IN)  —  The head of the NCAA [[ N-C-double-A ]] is calling on the organization to play a smaller role in college sports.  President Mark Emmert on Thursday said the organization that regulates student athletes should delegate more decision-making power to schools and conferences.  The Supreme Court recently affirmed a lower court ruling that…

Penn State adds New OC, Third in Three Years

Penn State adds New OC, Third in Three Years

By: Thomas Frank Carr Reporter   Penn State athletics announced today that James Franklin has made the decision to move on from first-year offensive coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca and has hired former Texas offensive coordinator and quarterback coach Mike Yurchich. Yurchich has spent 15 seasons as an offensive coordinator and has averaged nearly 6.5 yards per play…