Pennsylvania Restaurant Crowned 'Best Diner' In The Entire State
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Bellefonte alumni taking off
Three Bellefonte High alumni from the Class of 2023 went on to serve in the United States Air Force just a few months after graduating last year. Shortly after graduating, three close friends, Cooper Funk, Jacob Knapp, and Gage Long left their hometown to begin basic training for the US Air Force. After they spent their summer with their families and friends, they left one by one to start their military careers in Texas.
Centre County restaurant owner sentenced for strangling woman near Harrisburg
The woman told investigators it “hurt to talk” and she had difficulty breathing, police wrote in a charging document.
PSU director charged with DUI, three times legal limit
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (WTAJ) – Penn State director of Student and Family Services Anna Barone has been charged with driving under the influence. Barone, 41, of State College, is accused of crossing the yellow lines multiple times while driving through Bellefonte on Dec. 29. During one such instance, she veered towards a marked Spring Township […]
Hearing Concerns Penn State Student and Juvenile Accused in Non-Fatal Shooting
Thank you for reading D.C. Witness. Help us continue our mission into 2024. On Feb. 29, DC Superior Court Judge Robert Okun heard from two witnesses regarding a fatal shooting case. Na’eem Butler, 20, a Pennsylvania State University student, and Ashton Inabinet, 16, are being charged with second-degree murder while...
Historic property near Penn State boasts several unique features. See inside $1M home
Despite its proximity to the university, the realtor says the nearly 100-year-old home offers privacy.
Chocolate Recalled Across Pennsylvania Poses 'Life-Threatening' Reaction
The company forgot to list an ingredient that many people are allergic to.
‘Abhorrent racist language’ used in online attack during Penn State faculty senate meeting
The incident has been reported to University Police and Public Safety.
Alleged thief offers to reimburse victim
Centre Hall, Pa. — A woman who allegedly stole $44 from a vehicle offered to pay the victim back if they did not pursue charges. The owners of a vehicle pulled up and saw, Brenda Treaster, 58, going through their vehicle, Trooper James Ellis said. They confronted Treaster, who moved down the parking row and "began rummaging through other vehicles," Ellis added. Treaster was identified by witnesses and surveillance video...
‘Old Black Joe,’ slave born 1794 who escaped to Pennsylvania, lived to be photographed before he died in 1906
LEBANON COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — For most of us, living to be 112 years old would be the most remarkable thing about us, if we were that fortunate and rare. Not Joseph Johns, otherwise known as “Old Black Joe.” Johns, born and enslaved in Fauquier County, Virginia, in about 1794 — that’s actually a conservative […]
State College father arrested for child endangerment, admits to slapping and throwing baby
The newborn was treated at Mount Nittany Medical Center.
Dive into Flavor: The Top 5 Seafood Restaurants in State College
In this article, we explore five exceptional seafood restaurants located in State College. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments below!
The next chapter
At Bellefonte High, there are various staff members that have left impacts on the environment of the high school. One place in the high school that creates a calm, welcoming environment would be the library, and this wouldn’t be possible without the two ladies who run it. Secondary Library...
State College Man Accused of Endangering Infant
Police on Wednesday arrested a State College man accused of forcefully slapping his infant son's back multiple times and throwing him on a bed. Kyuhyong Park, 30, is charged with felony child endangerment and a misdemeanor count of recklessly endangering another person. Park told borough police that he grew frustrated that his seven-week-old son was not falling asleep and slapped him hard on the back about 10 times late Tuesday night at a residence on Waupelani Drive, according to an affidavit of probable cause. He said after placing the baby in a crib, he put his thumb over the child's mouth to...
Perry Wellington 4.5 – Spotlight on Centre County
Why wait for new when you can be in this perfectly pristine home for the holidays? Desirable easy living footprint, loaded with recent improvements! New gorgeous, handcrafted Kitchen with upgraded appliance package & gleaming granite countertops, Bathrooms both with lovely new facelifts, new flooring, paint, designer lighting & hardware throughout the home. The spacious Great Room has a cozy tiled fireplace, ceiling fan, and crown molding! Convenient main floor Laundry, huge lower-level Rec. Room and a ton of terrific storage! The house sits beautifully on a well-landscaped lot and offers a relaxing stamped concrete patio in the rear of the house off the kitchen!
Mount Nittany Medical Center Welcomes Leap Day Baby
Mount Nittany Medical Center on Thursday welcomed a newborn who joins the exclusive club of people worldwide who can call Feb. 29 their birthday. Phinley was born to parents Fu-An Lu and Po-Jen Shih at 6:46 p.m. Thursday, making him the medical center's Leap Day baby, or leapling. He weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 20 inches long. “It is a very special honor that Phinley was born on Leap Day,” Fu-An said in a press release. “I let the baby decide whether he wanted to be born in February or March. It is unique because now each member of our...
How to judge the effectiveness of your local government in Pennsylvania
This story first appeared in Talk of the Town, a weekly newsletter by Spotlight PA’s State College regional bureau featuring the most important news and happenings in north-central Pennsylvania. Sign up for free at spotlightpa.org/newsletters/talkofthetown. How Local Government Works is a series that focuses on issues and trends in...
Off the page, onto the stage
This spring, BAHS Performing Arts will be putting on the musical Between the Lines. The musical is based on the young adult novel, Between the Lines, by Jodi Picoult. Delilah is a high school junior whose parents divorced and she moves with her mom to a new town and a new school. When she has trouble fitting in, she loses herself in her favorite fairytale. One day, while reading the book, she sees a message from the Prince. She discovers he is looking for a way out of his story, just like she is looking for a new story for her life. The musical plays out the interaction between these two and how they learn to deal with the worlds around them.
75th Annual Mount Nittany Health Foundation Charity Ball Raises More Than $500K
Mount Nittany Health Foundation’s 75th Annual Charity Ball raised $507,750 to support the new 10-story patient tower at Mount Nittany Medical Center. The event celebrating the future of Mount Nittany Health in the Centre Region was held on Feb. 10 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. It was co-chaired by Penn State Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Patrick Kraft and his wife, community volunteer Betsy Kraft. “We know the importance and value of having a high-quality health care organization in our community," Patrick Kraft said in a news release. "Betsy’s mother was a nurse, so she grew up seeing firsthand the...