Students in Kim Corel's art class at Penn's Valley Area High School made paintings that will be sent to a school in Ndola, Zambia. The project is part of Haven of Hope, a global Christian organization that sparks hope and change in impoverished communities in Zambia and Uganda.
State police at Philipsburg blocked off Clearfield Street, a road that leads into Wallaceton, which is north of Philipsburg. Police have not specified what the situation is and will not release any information that may harm an "investigation," according to a police representative.
A thunderstorm ripped through Centre County on Monday, causing 19,000 West Penn Power customers to be without electricity. First responders also rescued a man trapped under a collapsed shed in Rebersburg.
State College Area Delta Program students volunteered Saturday at the inaugural Central Pennsylvania People's Climate Day event to promote activities that support, protect and conserve the environment. Students helped with face painting, facilitated poetry and helped guests make art from recycled material.
The ninth annual State College Mini-Thon was held Friday night to help raise funds for the Four Diamonds Fund, which financially helps families affected by childhood cancer. Four Centre Region middle schools were involved this year.