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State College Borough Council Joins Call For Penn State To Require COVID-19 Vaccines

The renewed calls for vaccine requirements come as the more transmissible delta variant spreads across the country.


Final Public Input Meeting On State College Community Oversight Board For Police Department Turns Heated

The final special public input meeting on the planned Community Oversight Board for the State College Police Department on Wednesday night was marked by shouting, interruptions, name-calling, and off-topic comments.


State College Borough To Purchase Former Fraternity House

The State College Redevelopment Authority on Wednesday approved an agreement of sale to purchase 406 S. Pugh St., the former Alpha Chi Sigma house, for $1.65 million.


Corner Room Renovations Aim To Maintain Familiar Atmosphere While Providing ‘Much-Needed Upgrades’

New renovations to the beloved restaurant hope to help it remain “the traditional meeting place since 1926” for generations of residents, Penn State students, and visitors.


State College Borough Council Rejects Request To Close Street For High-Rise Construction

Chicago-based Core Spaces and its construction manager Massaro Corporation sought to close Hetzel Street between East College Avenue and East Calder Way from December 22 until November 28, 2023, for the construction of the 12-story mixed-use building.


Part-Time Pedestrian Mall With Entertainment, Special Lighting To Open On Calder Way

Starting July 15, the road will be closed to vehicle traffic between Fraser and Pugh streets from 6 to 11 p.m. every Thursday through Saturday.

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