Centre News Digest for April 18, 2021

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FUN FACT: Did you know that Centre County is roughly the size of Rhode Island?

 

The 49th Rose Cologne Volunteer Recognition

The 49th Rose Cologne Volunteer Recognition honored over 20 Centre County volunteers for their selfless dedication to supporting the community. Story from centredaily.com 

Volunteers honored for playing a vital role in Centre County throughout the pandemic

Former inmate filing federal suit against the county for improper medical care.

A Bellefonte man who was formerly an inmate at the Centre County prison is filing a federal suit against the county for improper medical care. Story by Gary Sinderson for wjactv.com

Former Centre County inmate sues over lack of medical care while jailed, lawsuit says

New housing complex in State College

A proposal for building a new housing complex in State College is in its early stages. The project would provide more affordable housing, but 40% of it would occupy the Nittany Village Park. Story by Peyton Kennedy for wearecentralPA.com

Proposed affordable housing may change Nittany Village Park

A mural at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza in downtown State College was vandalized

A mural at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza in downtown State College was vandalized on Friday with the logo of a white supremacist group. Similar vandalism appeared earlier this year in both Bellefonte and State College. Story by Geoff Rushton for statecollege.com

State College MLK Plaza Mural Vandalized with White Supremacist Group’s Logo...

April 21 food and milk drive on Locust Lane from 4-6 p.m

This Wednesday, April 21, the YMCA’S Student Anti-Hunger Group and the State College Borough will host a food and milk drive on Locust Lane from 4-6 p.m., and it’s open to all Penn State students and community members. Story by Brendan Morgan for collegian.psu.edu 

Pennsylvania dairy farmers to host free milk, food drive in State College