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.
August 29, 2016 at 4:06 am
Second Annual LION Bash Hopes To Bring Students And State College Community Together
The second annual LION Bash will be held downtown tomorrow and hopes to introduce students to the State College community they call home for four years.
August 29, 2016 at 4:00 am
OS Cribs: Serious About Cereal
There’s a pretty big gem hidden in the depths of East Prospect Ave.: the Cereal Box home.
August 26, 2016 at 5:04 am
Overheard In A Frat Bathroom
We sent one staff member to the ladies’ room in a frat to hear all the buzz from her fellow females.
August 23, 2016 at 4:50 am
Police Chief Tom King’s Reign Ends After 23 Years
State College Chief of Police Tom King’s career was always about helping the victims. With 35 years serving the Penn State community under his belt, he’s retiring August 31.
August 22, 2016 at 3:43 pm
Student Bicyclist Hit By Car
Police responded to the intersection of South Atherton St. and Westerly Pkwy. where a 22-year-old student bicyclist collided with a car.
August 16, 2016 at 6:46 pm
Penn State Professor Ronald Bettig Reported Missing
State College Police are asking for help finding Penn State professor Ronald Bettig, who was reported missing earlier today.
August 12, 2016 at 3:31 pm
Urban Market Grocery Store Is Rise At State College’s First Tenant
According to a release, Urban Market will sell a slew of locally-sourced produce and meats, grab-and-go food items, prepared meals, and will feature care package delivery all year.
August 4, 2016 at 3:34 pm
Opening Dates Set for Target, H&M in Fraser Centre
Target is planning to open its “flexible-format” store on Oct. 5 with a grand opening planned for Sunday, Oct. 9. H&M is scheduled to open in the Fraser Centre on Oct. 6.
August 4, 2016 at 5:00 am
9/11 Heroes Run To Be Held In State College
The 9/11 Heroes Run will take place in State College on the anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks.
July 25, 2016 at 5:12 pm
New Restaurant Coming To Allen Street
According to the signage and the Sauly Boy’s website, the restaurant will specialize in “gourmet hot dogs, distinctive burgers, loaded fries and Stella’s gelato.”