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County Looks for Grant to Expand Outreach Services for Veterans
Centre County will submit an application to the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs for outreach funding. The Veterans Trust Fund Grant would be used to provide outreach initiatives throughout the county, including events in Philipsburg, on campus at Penn State and at the Grange
Pennsylvania State Police search for missing 85-year-old woman
Pennsylvania State Police are seeking the public's assistance in their search for 85-year-old Mary Klopp. Klopp was last seen in the area of Lebanon VA hospital, Lebanon County around 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 15.
Judge Rejects Plea in Philipsburg Man’s False Imprisonment Case
CLEARFIELD – After reviewing the details of a false imprisonment case against a Philipsburg man, President Judge Fredric J. Ammerman rejected his plea agreement on Monday. Brandon James Ramos, 31, is also facing charges of simple assault, terroristic threats and harassment for his behavior at his ho
District Court: Guilty Pleas
MOUNT CARMEL — Three defendants entered guilty pleas Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge William Cole. • Marie Maguire, 20, of 500 E. Centre St., Shenandoah, and Michael S. Zack, 30, of 201 Warsaw St., Marion Heights, pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia and were each ordered t
Adaptive equipment donated for children with disabilities
Philipsburg, Centre County, Pa. - A dozen area children received gifts Thursday that are designed to transform their lives. The Children's Charity Variety presented five adaptive bikes, five adaptive strollers and two communication devices to children with disabilities.
Adapative equipment brings smiles to local youth
PHILIPSBURG — There were plenty of smiling faces from both children and parents yesterday at CenClear Child Services in Philipsburg, as the Pittsburgh-based group Variety and the Central Intermediate Unit 10 presented a dozen pieces of adaptive equipment to local kids with disabilities.
New Council Member Ready to Serve Bellefonte
Gina Thompson loves Bellefonte, and when a borough council seat opened in the south precinct, she saw an opportunity to give back to her community. The seat was available after former member Evan Duffy resigned in October to move to California with his family. Three residents offered to fill the sea
POLICE NEWS — DEC. 14
BELLEFONTE — A State College man was charged with assaulting state police officers as he was being taken into custody at 4:14 a.m. on Dec. 12. The incident took place at 502 E. Howard St. in Bellefonte Borough, state police at Rockview report.
Pennsylvania Army veteran reunited with his K-9
Saturday an army veteran was reunited with his best friend, his K-9 friend that is. This is the moment Matthew Kropp, an Army veteran, reunited with Tina, the German Shepherd he worked with closely for years.
Baby dies after being found unconscious in Hotel Pennsylvania
A 4-month-old baby died early Saturday after he was found unconscious in a Midtown hotel — and his stepsister and her pal have been taken into custody, cops said. An employee at the Hotel Pennsylvania on Seventh Avenue near West 33rd Street spotted one of the women holding little Dominic Greene in t
Why wasn’t the bear that attacked the Pennsylvania woman hibernating?
While many of Pennsylvania’s 20,000 black bears are likely now hibernating, it’s not unusual to see bear out and active late into December, even early January. The bear involved in the attack Wednesday night that led to the hospitalization of a Lycoming County woman is not an anomaly simply because
Man who sold drugs that killed a Penn State student receives prison sentence
The man who pleaded guilty to selling the drugs that killed a 19-year-old Penn State student was sentenced Friday to at least 7.5 years in prison. Penn State Police said Mark “Short Rico” Grover, 26, rode from Pittsburgh to State College in January and sold heroin and methamphetamine to health polic
Lands considered for conservation in Centre County
State College - Penn State announced its working with the Clearwater Conservancy to conserve the Musser Gap Valley lands. The 365 acre property owned by the university includes walking trails, which may eventually connect to the future site of Whitehall Road Regional Park. That park is currently und
Centre County officials weigh in on overdose prevention week
CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. (WJAC) — Pennsylvania is focusing on overdose prevention this week. With the year coming to a close, 6 News looked at Centre County's history with this issue, and where it stands today.
Township forming regional police force
Bigler Township in Clearfield County is moving forward with plans to form a police department that will serve the township and surrounding communities. “It’s not an easy task to form a police department," Bigler Township Supervisor Philbert Myers said. "There’s a lot of time after work, during work
Hotel occupancy tax a hot topic for Centre County Commissioners
BELLEFONTE — A week after the Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau proposed a hike in Centre County’s hotel occupancy tax, it was still a hot topic at Tuesday’s Centre County Commissioners’ weekly meeting.
Florida Greyhounds coming to Centre County after state bans dog racing
PORT MATILDA – In November, Florida voters approved Amendment 13, which will end live greyhound racing in the state. The move has some animal lovers concerned about what will happen to all the dogs -- who will no longer needed for racing.
State College Police looking for trespassing suspect
State College, Centre County, Pa. - State College Police are still looking for a trespassing suspect. On November 10 at approximately 8:30 p.m., a woman attempted to enter Champs on 139 South Allen Street through the rear entrance.
Penn State’s Shareef Miller, Miles Sanders and Connor McGovern will play in Citrus Bowl, but after that …
STATE COLLEGE — Penn State’s unofficial version of “Junior Day” played out Friday inside the Beaver Stadium media room. No, this version had nothing to do with recruiting. Rather, some of the Lions’ most talented juniors were asked during Penn State’s Bowl Media Day news conferences about the possib
Pennsylvania woman attacked by black bear
MONTGOMERY, Pa. (WHTM) - Pennsylvania game wardens are trying to capture a black bear that attacked and seriously injured a woman in Lycoming County. Officials told WNEP-TV the woman was outside her home with her dog when the bear grabbed her leg and dragged her more than 80 yards Wednesday night.