Thumbs up: To members of St. John’s United Church of Christ who give away all donations to the Boalsburg church’s version of a farmers market. Twice a week, produce is given to anyone who wants it, and any donations recieved go to the State College food bank.
Thumbs up: To Penn State’s progress in hiring a leader to replace retiring Rodney Erickson. Trustees Chairman Keith Masser told the Faculty Senate on Tuesday that the search is moving “on a positive trajectory” and that a new leader could be announced by late November.
Thumbs down: To Penn State Harrisburg student Claudius Taylor, 19, who faces possible trial in Centre County on charges he grabbed and violently assaulted two women Sunday in State College. He has been charged with robbery, indecent assault and false imprisonment.