Shirley Fonda is ready to close her cat rescue after 19 years
Shirley Fonda, 82, considers herself a cat lady. She has 30 of them and runs a rescue shelter out of her Park Forest home. Caring for each one takes its toll, which is why she’s finally ready to close up shop after 19 years.
The Centre County community, including state representatives, municipal leaders and more, gathered at New Leaf Initiative in State College Monday to recognize the Centre County 4-H Robotics team and their championship win in April.
Salmonella causes about 1.2 million illnesses and 450 deaths in the U.S. every year, according to the CDC. The bacteria is typically transmitted through contaminated food, but some simple preventative measures can keep you from getting sick.
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.
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.
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.
Former Beta Theta Pi brother Ryan Burke pleaded guilty to charges of hazing in relation to the death of Beta pledge Timothy Piazza in February 2017. Burke's attorney, Philip Masorti, said his client extended his condolences to the Piazza family.
Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc., a State College-based construction company, confirmed June 12, 2018, that it is under investigation by the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General. The context of the investigation has not yet been revealed.