Downtown News and Blogs

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.

0 Borough Will See Proposal To Remove ‘Student’ Zoning Label From Grad Students

The State College Borough will see a proposal tonight that asks that graduate students be identified separately than undergraduate students when it comes to living in State College. Currently, students (graduate students included) are prohibited from living in certain neighborhoods in an effort to keep the community and the antics of college students segregated.

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