State College 4th of July Goes Street

That’s right! For the first time, according to the Centre Daily Times, this year’s Central PA 4th Fest celebration will feature a full-on parade.

The Borough Council unanimously voted in favor of street closures to accommodate the inaugural Parade of Heroes. The parade is set to begin at 2 p.m. on July 4 at the Borough Building at 234 S. Allen St.

Heading north along South Allen Street, the parade route then turns right onto East College Avenue before turning left on to Shortlidge Road, climbing up the hill, and then taking a right onto Pollock Road before a final left turn onto Bigler Road to finish up by the Law Building.

It should be a good time to celebrate the community heroes of State College as well as celebrating America as a whole (with the obligatory Budweiser and ubiquitous red, white, and blue).

And with a significantly shrunken town population, the parade should go much better than this one:

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Dan McCool

Dan is a senior and has been writing for Onward State since January 2010. Did you miss him? Nah, neither did we. He's returning after a semester abroad in England and will be serving as Arts Editor. Favorite things in life include references to The Big Lebowski.


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