Centre News Digest for April 4, 2021

Story posted April 4, 2021 in News, Centre News Digest by Madeline Miller and Emily Treacy

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Junior Madeline Krentzman authored a cookbook

State College Area High School Junior Madeline Krentzman authored a cookbook, “Bake With Love”, to help combat hunger in the community. All proceeds from her cookbook sales support the Centre County YMCA Anti-Hunger Program. Story by Devin Jackson from wearecentralPA.com

Local high school student’s “Bake with Love” project assisting Centre County Anti-Hunger programs

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission

The 2021 trout season has begun, and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has stocked 700 streams and 120 lakes with adult trout to ensure a lively season for local anglers. Story by Sarah Metts from wjactv.com

Wildlife officials: Streams, lakes fully stocked ahead of opening day of trout season

New 582 area code will be assigned

Since the supply of remaining 814 area code numbers is running low, a new 582 area code will be assigned to new telephone numbers in the community. Callers must dial 814 before placing a call now! Story by fox8tv.com

814 Area Code Change

Mount Nittany Medical Center

Due to growing concerns regarding the recent uptick in COVID-19 hospitalizations, Mount Nittany Medical Center has announced that visitors will no longer be permitted. Story by Ashley Hayford from the Daily Collegian

Mount Nittany Health in State College to restrict visitors

College Township Council

Residents have voiced their concerns over the proposed student housing development in College Township, citing pollution and unsafe traffic. In response, the College Township Council began drafting potential pathways. Story by Marley Parish from centredaily.com

College Township residents are worried about a proposed development project. Will new pathways help?