Centre News Digest for March 28, 2021

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Greatest number of new COVID-19 Cases

According to data compiled by the New York Times, State College ranked the seventh highest metropolitan area in the country for the greatest number of new COVID-19 cases relative to its population. Story by Matt DiSanto from OnwardState.com

State College’s COVID-19 Outbreak Ranked America’s Seventh-Worst

Interchange project on Route 26

Starting tomorrow, traffic will be impacted by an interchange project on Route 26. The work zone will be positioned near the Bellefonte/151 interchange. Story by Kelsey Rogers from wearecentralPA.com

Interchange project in Centre County changes traffic patterns


Presence of the COVID-19 B.1.1.7

Wastewater monitoring has detected the presence of the COVID-19 B.1.1.7 variant in Centre County. Local officials and Penn State leaders continue to urge the community to follow social-distancing guidelines. Story by Josh Moyer from centredaily.com

Penn State, State College leaders urge vigilance as COVID-19 cases rise, variant is detected


State Theatre

For the first time in over a year, the State Theatre will open its doors to the public to host movies and smaller local acts. The venue will be permitted to operate at 25% capacity. Story by Vincent Corso from statecollege.com


Osaze Osagie

Last Friday, the State College Borough denied allegations that the officer who shot Osaze Osagie was unfit for duty. Story by Gary Sinderson for WJACtv.com

State College Borough responds to Osagie lawsuit, claims that officer was unfit for duty