Category: Downtown

Penn State Folklore: The Story Of Princess Nittany

“Like the proud Pennsylvania mountain lion who represents both Penn State and State High, she symbolizes the enduring spirit of our place. She belongs to us.”

While You Were Away…

While you were off enjoying Spring Break, you might’ve missed a few things back in Happy Valley. Here’s what happened over the course of the last week.

Borough Councilwoman Janet Engeman Announces Candidacy For State College Mayor

Halfway through her first term on State College Borough Council, vocal Centre County native Janet Engeman announced her candidacy for mayor.

Michael Black Declares Candidacy For State College Mayor

Local artist Michael Black announced that he will run for State College mayor as a democratic candidate in this year’s election following Mayor Elizabeth Goreham’s decision to not seek reelection.

Freshman Rylie Cooper Launches Campaign For State College Borough Council

The last student to successfully earn a seat on Borough Council was Dean Phillips, who ran in 1973.

CATA Utilizing Electric Bus March 13-17

An electric bus will be buzzing around State College March 13-17 when CATA hosts the Xcelsior bus — a specifically designed no-emissions vehicle.