Letters to the Editor

Change needed on PSU’s board of trustees

The ineptitude and poor performance have gone on too long. Despite recommendations and findings of a consultant solicited by the Penn State board of trustees, our leaders have failed to make the necessary changes that would improve our board’s effectiveness and decision-making that reflect the values, principles and feelings represented by the majority of our alums.

Letters to the Editor

Rumors dispelled after park meeting

Having heard a number of rumors of a skate park coming to the borough, I had an opportunity to attend a presentation that Jamie Bestwick, X Games gold medalist and longtime community member, made to the Centre Region Parks and Recreation board.

Opinion Columns & Blogs

Overtime pay expansion would harm small businesses, nonprofits

While definitions of the “American Dream” can be as diverse as the people who make up this great nation, there has been a long-held belief that each citizen should have the equal opportunity to achieve success and prosperity through their own hard work and determination. Across Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District that hard work is realized in the form of successful small businesses and nonprofit organizations that do so much for the communities they serve.

Letters to the Editor

Time to take burden off police

Thank you for covering our Showing up for Racial Justice rally to support the Black Lives Matter movement, a rally that I attended with a fellow parishioner representing the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Centre County. It was an enlightening time, and I got the chance to engage in conversations with some of the people watching us.


Mediation of abuse claims fair, efficient

As a mediator for more three decades, I have helped resolve some of the nation’s most protracted, complex and emotional disputes. I certainly place my recent mediation of the Penn State University/Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse claims in that category.


Storm in Centre County

As seen from downtown State College, a storm is brewing in Centre County. The National Weather Service in State College issued a severe thunder storm warning for parts of south and east Centre County. There's also a flood advisory for the far north, east and west parts of the county, according to the NWS.
Storm in Centre County 0:24

Storm in Centre County

Wings in the Park 2:28

Wings in the Park

Wagging tail and kisses greet new autistic owner 0:59

Wagging tail and kisses greet new autistic owner

Bellefonte Area School district selects new human resource director 0:49

Bellefonte Area School district selects new human resource director