Located in Centre County, Pennsylvania, State College is a college town heavily influenced by the campus life of Penn State University and have gained the nickname “Happy Valley” for its resilience during the Great Depression. Downtown State College provide the public with essential resource, accommodation, and entertainment that stretch along College Ave and Beaver Ave. In 2010, CQ Press ranked State College as the third-safest metropolitan area in the country. They say there’s something magical about the Nittany Valley, where time just seems to stand still. Updates on the downtown area’s current affairs and additions can be located on this topic page.
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The jewelry store, which has adorned the College Ave. sidewalk since 1976, will close its doors in the near future.
The petition argues paid membership or free use should be available to all members of the community regardless of university affiliation.
Parking Director Rick Ward said the change will illustrate a defined difference between garage and street parking and encourage use of the garages.
The Phyrst will commemorate its legendary 50th year of business with a daylong Saturday starting at noon.
” We treat ALL people with dignity and respect regardless whether they are a victim, suspect, defendant, complainant, or witness.”
Balancing the PA budget could mean bringing a casino to the State College area.
Instacart says it has received an “overwhelming” number of requests to expand service into the area.
He will be running against Don Hahn, who won the Democratic nomination in May’s primary, and Michael Black, who ran as a Democrat but secured the Republican nomination as the top write-in vote getter.
Officers administered first aid and used a belt from the man’s friend as a make-shift tourniquet. A police-supplied tourniquet then arrived and was used to control his bleeding.
In the midst of asking for a new trial or a new verdict, former Penn State president Graham Spanier was granted a delay of sentencing on Thursday. Two days later, he took to Allen Street to play the washboard with the Rustical Quality String Band.
Here’s everything you need to know about parking, traffic, and transit changes for the best festival you’ll attend all summer.
BlueWhite TV and the Nittany Valley Society are commemorating The Phyrst’s 50th anniversary with a documentary.
Pennsylvania’s Department of Health announced the 27 businesses, accounting for 52 locations, that will have dispensary permits allowing them to sell medical marijuana products. State College’s PA Health and Wellness LLC was listed as Centre County’s dispensary.
Managers aren’t sure how long the application process could take, but they hope to start selling wine and beer as soon as possible if the application is approved.
Rylie Cooper, a current Penn State student and former Borough Council candidate, is behind the creation of Front and Centre, an organization focused on expanding LGBTQA rights in Centre County.
Penn State and the State College Borough Council both signed on to the “We Are Still In” letter, which to date has been signed by more than 900 businesses, 180 universities, 125 city and county leaders, nine governors, and 19 attorneys general.
The former drivers are seeking the return of wages they allege were taken from them and placed in an unlawful and unapproved “tipping pool.”
After falling to Don Hahn in the Democratic primaries for State College Mayor on Tuesday, Michael Black secured the Republican nomination via write-in votes.
This year’s general municipal election is slated for November 7, when residents will have the opportunity to officially elect the newest members of the State College Borough Council.
Former Borough Council President Don Hahn won the Democratic primary Tuesday night after 12 years of service on the council.