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Centre County schools, Penn State and Mount Nittany Medical push ahead as COVID cases climb

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting a record 7,149 hospitalizations statewide Tuesday.

By Anne Danahy

Mount Nittany Medical Center seeing record number of COVID-19 patients

“Alarmingly, and I mean alarmingly, you can see what’s happened to that 30 number in the last couple of weeks — it’s more than doubled.”

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Average number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients ‘highest it’s been’ at Mount Nittany

As of the morning of Dec. 6, 66 patients were hospitalized at Mount Nittany for COVID-19

By Min Xian/WPSU

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State College Borough Council appoints nine inaugural members to Community Oversight Board

The State College Borough Council appointed during its Monday night meeting nine members to the Community Oversight Board, which was created to increase transparency and accountability of the State College Police Department.

By Min Xian/WPSU

Advisers to Governor Wolf hear from Central Pa. residents about drawing the next Congressional district map

Central Pennsylvania residents said they want to see communities kept intact when it comes to congressional redistricting during a listening session with Governor Tom Wolf’s Redistricting Advisory Council Monday.

By Min Xian/WPSU

State College Police arrest Reedsville man for a 26-year-old cold case using genetic genealogy

Scott R. Williams, of Reedsville, was arrested for allegedly raping and assaulting a Penn State senior in 1995.

By Min Xian/WPSU

Open house on options for U.S. Route 322 in Centre County gives the public a chance to weigh in

Community members can ask questions and weigh in with their opinions on the State College Area Connector, a proposed state project to upgrade, replace or realign the largely 2-lane section of U.S. Route 322 that runs between Potters Mills and Boalsburg in Centre County.

By Anne Danahy

State College council votes to require masks inside State College businesses, offices

The ordinance applies to grocery stores, retail shops, municipal buildings and doctors’ offices, regardless of a person's vaccination status.
By Anne Danahy/WPSU

PennDOT moves to bar company in theft case from state work

PennDOT wants to prevent a major heavy equipment contractor from doing state work for up to three years because it pleaded no contest to theft.

By The Associated Press

State College plans to request a census recount, suspecting a pandemic-related undercount

The Borough of State College is listed as having about 1,500 fewer residents than in 2010 in new 2020 population data the Census Bureau released last week.

By Min Xian/WPSU