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'Living legend' retires from State College restaurant after 61 years

After Tuesday, regular patrons of The Corner Room will notice the lack of a familiar and happy face. Emma Gunsallus has worked her final shift at the State College landmark restaurant after spending 61 years waiting tables, seating patrons and welcoming all who walked through the revolving corner

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-01-16 22:29:00

Will this landmark State College diner be closing?

A once iconic diner in State College known for its grilled sticky buns may be closing. The owner of Ye Olde College Diner, 126 W. College Ave., told WTAJ Tuesday night that he may be closing the restaurant. Owner Dan Rallis said he could close by April unless a buyer takes over the business, the Cen

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 13:05:10

How much is it going to snow? Enough to cancel your evening plans.

It's not a snow day, but a winter storm is causing after-school activities to be canceled. Local school districts and organizations have announced a variety of cancellations. PIAA events for Penns Valley and State College and all after-school events for Bellefonte and Bald Eagle area school district

CENTRE DAILY - 2018-01-16 23:37:00

More actors expressing regret about working with Woody Allen

NEW YORK (AP) - A growing number of actors are distancing themselves from Woody Allen and his next film, heightening questions about the future of the prolific 82-year-old filmmaker in a Hollywood newly sensitive to allegations of sexual misconduct. Timothee Chalamet on Tuesday said he will donate h

PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-17 10:16:27

Baby brains help them figure it out before they try it out

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Babies often amaze their parents when they seemingly learn new skills overnight - how to walk, for example. But their brains were probably prepping for those tasks long before their first steps occurred, according to researchers. Researchers are using new statistical analysis

THE DAILY COLLEGIAN - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Woman retires from Centre County restaurant after 61 years

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - A woman is retiring from her waitress position at the Corner Room in State College after 61 years there. Emma Gunsallus started as a waitress at the Corner Room when she was 19 years old. For the past seven years, she worked as a hostess and greeter. "It's very nice, people are

WTAJ - 2018-01-16 23:55:24

Central PA Humane Society Chili Fest & Wings 2018

Help furry friends in need at the Central PA Humane Society's Chili Fest and Wings! The Central PA Humane Society's Chili Fest & Wings is set for Saturday, January 27 from 5:00 pm until 10:00 pm at the Bavarian Aid Society's Grand Ballroom in Altoona. Enjoy all the chili and wings you can handle, an

WTAJ - 2018-01-16 21:00:29

Chiz Rider to Perform Free Concert at Grace UMC in Philipsburg

PHILIPSBURG - A professional trumpeter and touring/recording artist, Chiz Rider, will perform a free concert at Grace United Methodist Church, 912 E. Pine St., Philipsburg, at 9 a.m. Jan. 21. In 2011 Rider released his ninth album titled, "Live Worship." He is touring with a newly designed concert t

GANT DAILY - 2018-01-17 05:00:14

Thiele Pushing For Additional South Fork Trains By This Fall

Officials are moving forward with plans to bring extra Long Island Rail Road trains to the South Fork as early as this fall-though some of the logistics still need to be ironed out. State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. said he is working with both Southampton and East Hampton towns to figure out how

27EAST.COM - 2018-01-17 18:13:00

State Police K9 to receive protective vest

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH) - A State Police K9 is receiving an important gift thanks to a generous donation. Officials say Connecticut State Police K9 Brutus will receive a bullet and stab protective vest due to a donation from the non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The organization

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-16 21:11:00

Branford Police Step Up Enforcement to Try and Stem Accidents

BRANFORD, CT - The Police Department, armed with a statewide DUI grant, has stepped up traffic enforcement in recent weeks in an effort to make Branford streets safer. Police Chief Kevin Halloran said the department utilized a $29,000 grant between the Thanksgiving and New Years' holidays to put out

PATCH - 2018-01-16 12:00:00

Zeldin Tries Again To Get New Zip Code

U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin is taking another crack at establishing a separate zip code for Flanders, Riverside and Northampton despite multiple past failed efforts. The three hamlets are part of Southampton Town, though they currently share the 11901 zip code with the Town of Riverhead, creating

27EAST.COM - 2018-01-16 18:50:00

Is This Your Dog? Madison Police Trying To Find Its Owner

MADISON, CT - Madison 911 Emergency Communications Center on social media shared news that a dog was found in Madison and they're trying to find the dog's owner. "Female Beagle mix found in area of Flintlock Rd/Madison Springs Dr. No tags/collar, not chipped. Any info please call Madison PD 203-245

PATCH - 2018-01-16 14:30:28

Essex Duck: A quacky destination and Rubber Ducky Day

ESSEX - Sherri and Larry Athay have all their ducks in a row. All 1,000 bright yellow rubber ducks, that is. Lining the shelves of their 300-square-foot store, Essex Duck, there are orange-billed rock stars, legends of stage and screen, professionals, tradesmen and women, historical figures and arti

MIDDLETOWN PRESS - 2018-01-17 14:50:50

Bridgehampton Child Care Raising Money For Major Expansion Project

Sometimes great things come from tragedies. Nearly 70 years ago there was a house fire in Bridgehampton that killed two children of migrant farm workers who were untended while their parents were in the fields. The community was outraged and soon a 6-acre property with a small, rustic farmhouse in

27EAST.COM - 2018-01-17 17:53:00

Convivial Counselor Bill Fleming Of East Hampton Dies At 69

East Hampton attorney William J. Fleming, a famously convivial and erudite man-about-town, died at his home on Thursday morning, January 11. He was 69. A voracious consumer of history, literature, music, conversation and college basketball, Mr. Fleming was remembered in disparate corners of the East

27EAST.COM - 2018-01-16 18:02:00

Driver who missed exit causes accident while driving backwards

Upon investigation, it was found that Carolina Knappenberger, 25, of Westfield, was driving backwards down Shortman Road because she had missed her turn. At the same time, the second driver, Karen Koenig, 33, of Dover, NH, was traveling through the intersection of Shortman Road and the I-90 ramp and

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Owners of Falconer business not deterred by recent fires

FALCONER - Dan and Sylvia Magara, co-owners of the Blue Fin Pet Shop, are remaining positive despite two close calls in the past 10 months that could easily have ended their 35-year business run. Prior to Sunday's fire in the village of Falconer, the Magaras also avoided tragedy on March 22 of last

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Falconer fire not considered suspicious

The Chautauqua County Fire Investigation Team said it interviewed witnesses and tenants of the property shortly after the fire was reported around 11:55 a.m. The team was also assisted during its "hands-on scene investigation" by members of the Falconer Fire Department at the time of the blaze, whic

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Den's Auto owner purchases Haley's Auto

SALAMANCA - Haley's Auto Shop in the town of Salamanca has a new owner, but the only other thing that's changing for now is the name. Dennis Urbanski, owner of Den's Auto since 1976 - one of the longest operating businesses in the city - recently purchased Haley's Auto Shop north of the city on Rout

SALAMANCA PRESS - 2018-01-16 15:14:00