Check out the latest property transactions in Centre County for the week of Sept. 4-8, 2023
These are the most recent property sales released to the CDT.
Detour Planned for Rescheduled Road Work on Route 322 in Centre County
A daytime detour will be in place next week as PennDOT resumes maintenance work on the two-lane section of U.S. Route 322 between Potters Mills and Boalsburg. PennDOT Centre County Maintenance crews will implement the detour for westbound traffic from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, through Thursday, Oct. 12. Flaggers will direct traffic off Route 322 at Sand Mountain Road. Drivers will then take Route 144 to Route 45 and back to Route 322. Local traffic will be permitted access to their homes. Eastbound traffic headed toward Lewistown will pass through the work zone under flagging conditions. "PennDOT urges drivers...
Bryce Jordan Center to Introduce Checkout-Free Concession Stand for Local Event-Goers
The Bryce Jordan Center (BJC) in University Park, Pennsylvania is planning to implement a new food and beverage purchasing system. A new concession stand named Pick & Roll will utilize Amazon's Just Walk Out technology. This innovation allows customers to pay with credit/debit cards or mobile payment options and leave without standing in a queue. The stand will be situated between Gates B and C, close to Portal 11, and will operate during all main ticketed events.
Local Penn State Professor, Michael Janik, Appointed as Associate Director of Institute of Energy and Environment
Michael Janik, a chemical engineering professor at Penn State, has been named the associate director of the Institute of Energy and the Environment (IEE). Janik specializes in catalysts for alternative energy systems. He will begin his term on October 1, 2023.
Maintenance scheduled for this week in Centre County
CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced a schedule of maintenance activities that will take place in Centre County the week of October 2. PennDOT performs year-round maintenance in its mission to provide a safe, efficient transportation system. The work will include the following: Crack Seal & Hot Pour […]
Local Wastewater Treatment Plants Could Benefit from Solar Energy, 'Growing Impact' Podcast Reveals
The 'Growing Impact' podcast's recent episode discusses how solar power could benefit wastewater treatment plants. The focus is on enhancing environmental performance, community wellbeing, and financial stability. Researchers Christine Kirchhoff, Kimberly Van Meter, and Hannah Wiseman from Penn State are creating a database of U.S. wastewater treatment plants that use solar energy. Their goal is to measure solar energy use in these plants and understand what encourages or prevents them from adopting solar power.
BJC opening checkout-free concession stand using Amazon Just Walk Out technology
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Bryce Jordan Center is not just home to the best sports and entertainment in the Centre Region but will now provide a new way to purchase select food and beverages designed to eliminate checkout lines. The BJC will have a new themed concession stand,...
Special Weather Statement by NWS
Target Area: Bedford; Blair; Cambria; Cameron; Clearfield; Elk; Huntingdon; Juniata; McKean; Mifflin; Northern Centre; Northern Clinton; Northern Lycoming; Perry; Potter; Snyder; Somerset; Southern Centre; Southern Clinton; Southern Lycoming; Sullivan; Tioga; Union; Warren.
Penn State Schuylkill Student's Success Story: From Co-Op Program to Marketing Internship at NEPA MAEA
Tanya Johnson, a second-year student at Penn State Schuylkill, recently spoke about her career exploration through the school's Co-Op program. Johnson found a marketing internship with the Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers Association (NEPA MAEA) through her Co-Op class's online channel. The next day, she secured an interview, beginning a beneficial experience.
PennDOT to resume roadwork on Route 322, including shoulder cutting
Get ready as PennDOT gears up to resume shoulder cutting work on Route 322. Stay informed about the upcoming roadworks, potential traffic disruptions, and how this project aims to enhance road safety and efficiency. Tune in for all the details.
Upcoming Maintenance in Centre County This Week
Get ready, Centre County! A week of scheduled maintenance is coming your way. Stay informed about the upcoming changes and how they might affect your daily routine. Tune in to learn more about the plans for the week of 10/2/23.
Penn State President Calls for Lawmakers' Approval on University Funding, Highlights Impact on Local Students
Neeli Bendapudi, Penn State President, has urged lawmakers to approve funding for the university. She highlighted the importance of state funding for supporting local students and the university's service mission. This request follows a stalemate in a vote to fund Penn State and other state-related universities' public missions in July. Despite the main budget bill reaching the governor in August, the university's funding remains unresolved.
Local Volleyball Star Anna Batrus Earns Fourth AMCC Defensive Player of the Week Title
Anna Batrus, the libero for Penn State Altoona women's volleyball, has earned the title of Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference's (AMCC) Defensive Player of the Week for the fourth time this season. Batrus performed well in non-conference matches against Gettysburg College, Penn State Berks, and Stevenson University.
Penn State Professor Squire Booker Receives Prestigious Percy L. Julian Award for Contributions to Science and Diversity Initiatives
Squire J. Booker, a professor and researcher at Penn State, has received the 2023 Percy L. Julian Award from the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE). The award recognizes achievements in science and commitment to research and the STEM community. It was given to Booker at NOBCChE’s 50th Anniversary Gala and Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Booker is the Evan Pugh Professor of Chemistry and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Penn State's 'Stories from the Field' Series Returns: Local Focus on Farmers' Mental Health and Workers' Substance Use
Penn State's 'Stories from the Field' series is set to resume with two sessions this fall. The series will be held via Zoom and aims to give speakers a chance to share their experiences from programs focused on farmers' mental health and substance use disorders among workers. The sessions will also discuss applied research and community engagement. The talks are free to all, including students, but registration is required.
PA CareerLink hosting Multi-Employer Job Fair in Bellefonte
CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — PA CareerLink Centre County will be hosting a job fair that will feature more than 35 employers. The job fair is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and will take place at Lambert Hall at 303 Forge Road in Bellefonte. The fair will give job […]
Penn State's Beth Gugino Steps into New Role to Boost Local Agricultural Research
Beth Gugino, a faculty member at Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, has been named the associate director of the Pennsylvania Agricultural Experiment Station. Starting from October 1, Gugino will keep her current role as assistant dean while taking on her new duties. She will still report to Blair Siegfried, the associate dean for research.
PennDOT to resume shoulder cutting work on Route 322
CENTRE COUNTY, Pa.(WTAJ) — Centre County Maintenance crews will resume shoulder-cutting operations along the two-lane section of Route 322 between Potters Mills and Boalsburg this week. Shoulder-cutting removes excess material and debris from unpaved shoulders, improves drainage, and allows water to leave the roadway, which lessens the potential for icing conditions that are hazardous to […]
The following property transactions were compiled from information provided by the Centre County recorder of deeds, Joseph Davidson. The Gazette is not responsible for typographical errors. The published information is believed to be accurate; however, the Gazette neither warrants nor accepts any liability or responsibility for inaccurate information. RECORDED SEPT. 4-8, 2023 The post Deed Transfers appeared first on StateCollege.com.
One State College restaurant closed, another opened and more September business news
It was a busy month for openings, closings and other business announcements.