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.
Downtown News and Blogs
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.
BugPAC released a video last week using footage of some Borough Council meetings. Now, C-NET is threatening legal action if the political action committee doesn’t remove the video.
The organization says its endorsed candidates will be able to represent students interests in the State College Borough rather than favoring the opinions of long-term residents as many past council members have done. With this donation to the campaign, it’s safe to say Sims agrees.
An Amazon pick-up location is reportedly slated to take over the former Abercrombie location.
When Testen arrived at the university police station, police say she removed her shorts and urinated on an interview room floor.
He was found lying in the grass on the 500 block of West College Ave. with injuries to his face and head.
There are more ways to utilize your blue-white energy than screaming at a football game. Come enjoy the masterpieces produced by your very own peers and classmates this weekend at the State Theatre.
The League of Women Voters of Centre County is hosting a Candidates Night for the contested races for State College School District, Borough Council, and State College Mayor. Follow along for live updates from the statements of council and mayoral candidates.
Regular enforcement of all parking restrictions resumes at 2 a.m. on Monday.
Nittany Greyhounds has been finding loving homes for retired racing greyhounds for 22 years.
Although the State College Municipal Primaries are after finals, you can still make sure your voice is heard.
The vigil will also include a balloon launch and McGruff the Crime Dog will be present for photos.
Despite not having a clear path of how to handle the revisions and some public concern over its effects, the council voted (almost unanimously) to approve the code on Monday.
Project creator and State College resident Amy Cohen hopes the initiative will help new activists effectively organize movements on current issues they deem important.
State College residents proposed allowing the Borough to allocate more borough points in a single day, even though it could make life harder for students.
Momotaro, which means “peach boy,” will open its doors soon at 220 W. College Ave. to bring Thai ice cream to State College.
West College Ave between South Atherton Street and South Barnard Street will be closed from Monday, March 27 to Sunday, April 2 to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic.
Ever wonder about the history of the pig statues located downtown? You might be surprised to know that one was originally stolen back in 2001.
UPUA did not endorse any candidates for Borough Council seats Tuesday night. Actually, UPUA hasn’t endorsed any candidates for Borough Council at all, and most likely won’t. BugPAC =/= UPUA.