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Penn State aims to enhance football game days for fans

UNIVERSITY PARK — Before the start of the Penn State Nittany Lions’ 133rd football season, the university enacted a few changes to improve the overall quality of the fans’ game day experience. One such change was made in an attempt to alleviate some of the difficulty around driving to, ...

Turf field, new track highlight renovated facility

BELLEFONTE — After a year of construction and renovation, Rogers Stadium at Bellefonte Area High School is up and running. The project started back in May 2018. JC Orr and Son was in charge of the constuction for the project that began with the installation of new bleachers and field ...

Renovated facilities open to students, general public

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State University’s libraries have undergone a complete transformation throughout the past year. The libraries’ newest space, a four-story expansion and ground-floor renovation known as the Collaboration Commons and Central Atrium, opened Aug. 22 in Pattee ...

Transformation of busy State College road ongoing

STATE COLLEGE — Atherton Street has always been an important roadway in State College. The approximately seven mile stretch of road connects the north and south sides of State College and serves as one of the main arteries for much of the traffic going into the town. In 2015 the ...

Land use plan in discussion at Penns Valley Area School District

SPRING MILLS — Penns Valley Area School District leaders are currently in discussion about how to best utilize 120 acres of adjacent land it acquired in March 2018, said Brian Griffith, the district’s superintendent. While no decisions have been made to date, a district-wide public ...

Major overhaul to US 322 begins to take shape

POTTERS MILLS — The U.S. 322 Potters Mills project continues under construction and is halfway done with the four-lane extension and western interchange. This project started back in March 2015 and it is set to be done in 2020. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation wanted this ...

Bidding, construction slated to begin on busy off ramp

BELLEFONTE — A long-dangerous, yet busy interchange on Interstate 80 is finally slated for a much-needed update. Craig Sattesahn, the lead designer of this project, said the bidding of project A18 will start spring of 2020 and the B18 project will start bidding early in 2022. This may be ...