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Community Rings in the Holiday Season with State College Tree Lighting

The holiday season has officially arrived in downtown State College. With help from Santa Claus and some friends, this year's Christmas tree at the Allen Street Gates was lit for the first time on Thursday, the culmination of a festive celebration on South Allen Street. Hundreds of community members

STATE COLLEGE - 2017-11-17 04:09:00

State College tree lighting festivities usher in holiday season

Out of the many children who hoped to have a chance to help Santa Claus light the holiday tree Thursday at the downtown State College annual tree lighting ceremony, Breccan Mitchell, 3, was the lucky winner. However, he almost missed out on the opportunity. After Santa rode in on an Alpha Fire Comp

CENTRE DAILY - 2017-11-17 05:44:00

State College Police Department releases an update on male stabbed outside Beta Sigma Beta over Homecoming weekend

State College Police responded to a report of a stabbing at the rear of Beta Sigma Beta fraternity house on Nov. 11 at approximately 1 a.m., according to State College Police. According to police, fraternity members approached people that were surrounding their car outside and a fight ensued. During

DIGITAL COLLEGIAN - 2017-11-16 21:04:00

State College police offering reward for help in case

It's not uncommon for police to request the public's help. Sometimes they need an anonymous tip to crack a case or for someone to come forward with information that will help identify a suspect. This time, in a rare step, State College police have decided to offer a monetary reward for the public's

CENTRE DAILY - 2017-11-16 18:25:00

State College Area Municipal Band to honor veterans at annual concert

The State College Area Municipal Band will kick off its new season on Sunday with its annual "Salute to Veterans" concert at Mount Nittany Middle School. The band will be joined by guest soloist Master Sgt. Michael Mergen, a trumpeter who plays with the Marine Band. As with every "Salute to Veterans

CENTRE DAILY - 2017-11-16 18:00:00

Local bands will rock The Bar to raise money for State College mom with brain tumor

The Bar - located in Boalsburg - has long been a special place for music lovers in Centre County. Yes, smoking is allowed in the The Bar, thanks to an exemption in the Pennsylvania smoking ban, but for all the negativity such a loophole might muster, The Bar is an exceedingly positive place. There

CENTRE DAILY - 2017-11-16 17:54:00

In State College, redistricting both binds and splits community

STATE COLLEGE -- State College, home of Penn State University, is something of an oddity: it's a highly developed and densely populated urban core, surrounded by suburban tracts, wrapped in a larger tapestry of rural townships, with their housing development, industrial development, farm field, moun

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-11-16 11:04:37

State College Mayor Elizabeth Goreham reflects on time in office

When Mayor Elizabeth Goreham leaves office in January, she says she might take a month to eat bonbons and watch TV. After 20 years in public service - 12 serving on State College Borough Council and eight as mayor - she's earned a break. "I love being mayor, but I'm old and there is, it's true, you


Candidates for Safford Library director meet the public

SAFFORD - The old library building played host to five women, one of whom will take the library into the future. The city hosted at the annex building last week a meet and greet for candidates for the position of director for the Safford City-Graham County Public Library. The meet and greet was host

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2017-11-16 07:00:00

Gila Valley seniors raise $10k for trip

SAFFORD - High school seniors from Graham and Greenlee counties raised more than $10,000 for a combined senior trip, by selling raffle tickets for a cruise, tickets to an NFL game and American Express gift cards. On Tuesday, members of the Safford High School senior class joined with Safford Mayor J

EASTERN ARIZONA COURIER - 2017-11-17 07:00:00

Editorial: It wasn't social media's fault - it was ours

We should be embarrassed. Really, really embarrassed. Our behavior during the recent "cyberbullying" incident at Safford High School should cause many of us to hang our heads in shame. For those unaware, a girl at the school claimed to be cyberbullied by another student, with threats coming in via t


Welker named 15 under 40 Individual of the Year

SAFFORD - Celebrating those under the age of 40 making a difference in the Gila Valley was capped with the naming of the Individual of the Year. To no one's surprise, the inaugural 15 Under 40 Individual of the Year was Dustin Welker, the Planning and Community Development director for the City of S


Nicol Ley signs to play softball for Central Arizona

Nicol Ley, a senior at Rio Rico High School, signed a full athletic scholarship agreement on Monday to play softball at Central Arizona College as family, teammates and friends watched and cheered. Ley said she was approached by representatives from Central Arizona last spring during softball season

NOGALES INTERNATIONAL - 2017-11-16 17:50:00

Arizona students take part in STEM adventure

Some of Arizona's brightest young minds took part in an adventure Friday. KGUN 9 On Your Side TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Some of Arizona's brightest young minds took part in an adventure Friday. 1,000 students in 4th through 8th grades explored different areas of science, technology, engineering and math a

KGUN 9 - 2017-11-18 01:54:12

Person falls off I-19 overpass, causes accident

A person who fell off the Sahuarita Road overpass at Interstate 19 caused a crash Wednesday that sent two people to hospitals, one with life-threatening injuries. The male who fell from the overpass also was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to DPS. The incident occurred


Wreck shuts down southbound I-19

Troopers shut down southbound Interstate 19 Wednesday morning due to an injury wreck. Google Maps TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Troopers shut down southbound Interstate 19 Wednesday morning due to an injury wreck. According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, a passenger car rear-ended a box truck o


Former colleagues: New Germantown clerk will serve village well

GERMANTOWN - Former colleagues of new Village Clerk Deanna Boldrey say she will bring professionalism and friendliness to the job, but one official who worked with her questioned her part-time clerical work. Boldrey is expected to start her new job in Germantown on Dec. 8. She is the current clerk


Woman seriously hurt after being struck by hit-and-run driver near South 15th and Washington

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police are investigating after a 65-year-old woman was struck by a hit-and-run driver near South 15th and Washington Streets Friday, November 17th. According to police, the woman was struck while crossing the street around 4:30 p.m. She suffered a head injury and is in critica

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2017-11-18 01:58:57

Traffic Alert: Semi in ditch on I-94 NB at Ryan Road, use caution

OAK CREEK - A semi that veered off I-94 westbound near Ryan Road is causing backups in Oak Creek Thursday morning, November 16th. At this time, the right lane of I-94 WB is closed at Ryan Road. Officials have not released the circumstances surrounding the crash. We are on scene of a semi in the ditc

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2017-11-16 14:29:08

City attorney: mandating affordable housing in all new developments is illegal

Portions of the Milwaukee Common Council's proposed inclusionary zoning proposal mandating affordable housing units in all new residential development in or near downtown Milwaukee are illegal, according to the city attorney's office. The proposed ordinance would require apartment developments betwe

BIZ TIMES - 2017-11-17 13:20:22