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.
A master planning initiative surrounding a piece of land purchased by the Penns Valley Area School Board last March is focusing on safety and security, educational opportunities and extracurricular programming.
Multiple Centre County fire companies responded to a fully-involved building fire at 147 Mountain Spring Lane in Potter Township, according to dispatch. This is a breaking story and will be updated as we get more info.
An Amish family lost their busness in a Potter Township fire on Monday evening. Diamond Custom Kitchens, located at 3366 Penns Valley Pike, was a total loss, Centre Hall Fire Co. Command Chief Shawn Meyer said.
A record amount of rainfall was recorded in State College in 2018, and the effects were felt throughout Centre County. From flash-flooding to mold in schools and construction delays, the weather impacted just about everyone.
The Pennsylvania SPCA executed a search warrant Tuesday on Jahjah Melhem’s farm in Aaronsburg, seizing 118 animals and filing 47 charges related to animal cruelty. Melhem was the owner of the controversial Heaven on Earth animal rescue.
Approximately 5,400 turkeys were killed in a Wednesday morning barn fire in Miles Township, according to Miles Township fire Chief Eric Miller. The cause of the fire is believed to have been a propane heater, Miller said.
PennDOT is warning motorists in Centre County of possible delays as construction continues on the North Atherton Street and Potters Mills Gap projects. A speed limit reduction on Atherton goes into effect Monday.
U.S. Route 322/General Potter Highway is shut down in both directions as Centre and Mifflin county emergency crews respond to a fatal crash between a pickup truck and tractor-trailer. One woman was dead on arrival.
Penns Valley Area School District invested in a new 1,200-seat gymnasium, along with renovations on the older gym as well. Started in June 2017, the massive project lasted for 18 months and is now nearly completed.
PennDOT said that some lane closures into State College, as well as a detour near Centre Hall, will be lifted in the coming weeks as large regional events such as Grange Fair and Penn State move-in day draw near.
The invasive Asian, or longhorn, tick was found for the first time in Pennsylvania, state health & ag officials announced Tuesday. The tick was found on a white tailed deer in Potter Township, Centre County.
Residents in Rebersburg have been pumping out their basements after two days of rain caused Penns Creek to swell beyond its borders. During a break in the rain, some neighborhood youths took time to explore the flooded areas.