State College borough health inspector Brian O'Donnell talks to the CDT about ensuring food at the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts is safe for visitors. Vendors are inspected for food safety, sanitation practices and employee hygiene.
The CDC reports that “dogs bite 4.5 million people” annually. And one particular group of people faces the threat of dog attacks on a daily basis; letter carriers. Each year, more than 6,000 letter carriers will be victims of dog attacks.
A water main break closed South Pugh Street in the State College borough Sunday night, water authority interim director Brian Heiser said. Crews have repaired the break, and are working to reopen the street.
In 2016, 46 children lost their lives as a result of abuse, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services reported. Incidences of suspected child abuse or neglect should be reported to the DHS by calling 1-800-932-0313.
McLanahan's Downtown Market now offers beer on tap and six-packs available for purchase. Customers can purchase a pre-paid card, which they can use to sample or buy full glasses from a variety of brews.
Powers and Thomas Midway Entertainment is bringing their carnival to State College for four days starting Wednesday. The impromptu stop marks the mid point between the carnival's travels between Philadelphia and Northwest Pennsylvania.
Ferguson Township police have become the first municipality in the Centre Region to use both body and vehicle cameras in interactions with the public. These cameras will help protect both citizens and officers, Chief Chris Albright said.