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Altoona police search for burglary suspect

ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) – Altoona police are searching for a burglary suspect that broke into a shop late night on May 17. According to police, at 11:53 p.m. the pictured suspect used a large rock to break the glass of the front door at Unique Tobacco & Convenience at 320 Howard Ave, formerly home to […]
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Former Penn State Defensive Lineman Daniel Joseph Signs With Buffalo Bills

Former Penn State defensive lineman Daniel Joseph announced Monday afternoon that he’s signing with the Buffalo Bills. Last season, the Canadian defensive end was selected as the No. 4 overall pick in the Canadian Football League Draft by the British Columbia Lions. Instead of heading north, the rangy pass rusher elected to remain at NC State to utilize his last year of collegiate eligibility. In total, Joseph spent four years at Penn State and two with the Wolfpack in Raleigh before signing with the Bills.

Penn State Football: causes for concern following spring practice

With spring practice in the rearview mirror, Penn State Football looks to rebound from last year’s second half collapse, but there are some concerning signs that the Nittany Lions could be headed for another disappointing season. After a combined 11-11 record over the past two years, Penn State fans...

Hunt Fatal Accident Update

A Centre County man charged in a head-on crash from last October that later claimed the life of an Ohio woman will soon head to trial. According to online court documents, Steven Hunt, 27, of Julian waived his right to a preliminary hearing late last week. State police charged Hunt...

Nittany Sports Now Daily Notebook— May 18

Update (7:28 AM)— **Penn State football has extended an offer to Justin Nkosi Baker, a freshman at Buford High School in Buford, Georgia. Baker, a 5-foot-9, 170-pound running back was an Adidas Freshman All-American and has offers from schools such as Arkansas, USC and UAB.

Penn State officially welcomes transfer O-lineman; the latest in PSU recruiting news, and more

Today’s Penn State football news headlines feature an in-depth look at transfer offensive lineman Hunter Nourzad and the latest on the Lions’ recruiting efforts. Penn State officially announced the arrival of Nourzad on Tuesday, bringing in another veteran to an offensive line room that could use it. The Lions bested a host of Power 5 schools to secure Nourzad’s services, and they got a lineman who made 20 straight starts at right tackle before leaving Cornell for Happy Valley. Tyler Donohue from Lions247 has more on Nourzad’s career and what Penn State is getting in the 6-foot-4, 300-pound lineman.

Which Penn State Football Players Would Have Benefited From NIL?

The name, imagine and likeness era of college football is now here, and that got us thinking about which former Penn State Football greats would have benefitted from it. Penn State Football has had their fair share of marketable players over the years, but those players didn’t get the opportunities that ones today now have. Players can now start businesses, appear in commercials, have sponsors and earn money through other means such as selling autographs.

Penn State football officially welcomes six May semester enrollees

The next crop of Nittany Lions is now on campus. Releasing a photo Tuesday evening, Penn State football welcomed the six players new to the program for the May semester. On offense, receiver Tyler Johnson is joined by offensive tackle Drew Shelton. On defense, Cam Miller and Cristian Driver are set to begin their careers in the secondary. Punting and kicking specialist Alex Bacchetta is in the fold.

Go Red for Women event returns to Blair County Convention Center

ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) – After nearly two years of virtual events, the American Heart Association is excited to be holding the annual Blair Go Red for Women event and fashion show in person. Women across Central Pa. are invited to come together and “Reclaim Your Rhythm” on Thursday, May 26 from 6-9 PM at the […]

Dice run memorial set for June in Blair County

BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — As the weather gets nicer, it’s time to put up those kickstands and start those motors for the SPC Chad Edmundson Memorial Dice Run and Remembrance Day in Williamsburg this June. The non-profit event is open to the public and takes place June 4 at 11:30 a.m. at the Riverside […]

14-run 9th Another Step Forward for Penn State

Two rival colleges played a tightly-contested, back-and-forth baseball game at a major league stadium for eight innings. The top of the ninth made everything that happened in those first eight innings footnotes at best and irrelevant at worst for those in attendance at PNC Park. Penn State came into the...
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Penn State Football: Beaver Stadium Gate C Construction Begins

It might not be the big expansions and renovations fans are waiting for but Beaver Stadium is undergoing another exterior facelift this summer with some landscaping and sidewalk changes, primarily around Gate C. The plans, which were originally approved by the College Township Council on April 7th have slowly started...