Genetic DNA testing through 23andMe helped 1984 State High grad Aaron Long connect with some of the biological children he fathered via sperm donation in State College in the 1990s. He’s now also dating the mom of one of those children.
The end of the Centre County school year has been pushed back to June because of weather-related cancellations. The State College, Bellefonte, Bald Eagle Area, Penns Valley and Philipsburg-Osceola school districts have used all make-up days.
Centre County road conditions are deteriorating as snow turns into sleet and freezing rain this afternoon, Feb. 20, 2019. PennDOT reduced speed limits on the interstates and highways, and there are some traffic restrictions.
After recent focus on the high school and elementary programs, State College Area School District will look to update its middle school education program. The Board of Directors unanimously approved a contract for the district’s Middle Level Review Plan.
The National Weather Service State College is calling for an accumulation of 4-6 inches of snow and sleet, and about 0.10-0.25 inch of ice by Wednesday evening. The wintry mix could make for hazardous road conditions.
State College Area High school senior Johanny “JoJo” Velasquez won a junior world title in Red Bull Crashed Ice on Friday at Fenway Park in Boston. Velasquez lives and trains at Camp Woodward, and plays hockey for State High.
School districts across Centre county have issued closings or delays on Wednesday due to icy road conditions. State College, Bellefonte, Penns Valley and Bad Eagle, and Philipsburg-Osceola area school districts have closed.
Nicole Abrino, a woman who was shot at P.J. Harrigan’s Bar & Grill in State College, had eight procedures or surgeries to treat her injuries. Jordan Witmer, a 21-year-old from Bellefonte, shot and killed himself and three others.
How much snow and ice is Centre County going to get with the next winter storm? According to the National Weather Service State College, it’s going to be messy. Snow Monday evening is expected to turn to a wintry mix by Tuesday.
AccuWeather, a top-15 employer in Centre County, was found to have discriminated against female employees by subjecting them to sexual harassment and a hostile work environment, according to an agreement between the company and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.
Unified Bocce is a new all-inclusive winter sports program offered at local Centre County high schools for students with disabilities to play alongside regular-ed students, and the sport is growing in popularity.