News Columns & Blogs

News Columns & Blogs

I’m going to endorse you – the voter

So from now until Nov. 8, I am asking you to open your mind, open your paper, open your computer, turn on your TV and let as much information in as you can. Read things you don’t agree with. Talk to someone with a different opinion. Think about all of those things that you tell us are important, and make the most informed choices that you can when you cast your ballot.

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Answer needed to end violence

It’s difficult to understand the heartbreak blacks face when someone is killed. It’s difficult, too, to understand the unique dangers police officers face on the streets. But now is the time to find an answer that keeps everyone safe.

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Talking about mental health saves lives

The Jana Marie Foundation and other sponsors recently brought suicide survivors and supporters together at the Millbrook Marsh Nature Center for the fourth annual Centre County Suicide Prevention and Awareness Day remembrance. September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

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How I want my son to remember 9/11

I want to teach my son about Sept. 11 not by focusing on the architects of the horror, but rather on the incomparable selflessness of the firefighters and police officers; the people on Flight 93 who chose to fight back rather than become a weapon; the soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and first responders since the tragedies of the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Shanksville who found inspiration for their life’s work in the sacrifices of that day.

Videos

Why this tattoo artist chose Ikonic Ink in State College

Joshua Kunkel is a tattoo artist from Tamaqua, Pa. who has worked professionally for more than 10 years. He spent most of his career in South Florida before coming to State College to work at Ikonic Ink Tattoo and Piercing Studio. Now the Pennsylvania native shares his unique tattoo style and why he decided to come back to the Keystone State.
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Why this tattoo artist chose Ikonic Ink in State College

This is what berry picking season looks like in Centre County 1:10

This is what berry picking season looks like in Centre County

Journey Brown's record-breaking game 5:20

Journey Brown's record-breaking game

Delivery truck fire in College Township 0:59

Delivery truck fire in College Township