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.
Philipsburg-Osceola’s Jon Condo, who graduated from P-O in 2000, was signed by the Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday after an injury to their long snapper. At 37 years old, he’s the third-oldest member of the team.
The Philipsburg-Osceola Area School District is closed Tuesday due to Monday’s rain, flooding and subsequent road closures. Osceola Mills is in a state of emergency, and some residents had to evacuate.
Philipsburg native Matt Adams, who spent nine years in the Cardinals organization before getting traded to the Atlanta Braves last spring, is heading back to St. Louis. Adams is expected to rejoin the team Wednesday.
Christian Armermann, 48, of Dillsburg, was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash on U.S. Route 322 on Sunday, when police say his Harley-Davidson Roadking hit gravel debris, tipped over and slid into a guard rail.
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jacob Hensal, originally of Philipsburg, won the inaugural All-Star Armed Services Home Run challenge on Monday night at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., during the MLB’s Home Run Derby.