Centre News Digest for April 16, 2021

Story posted April 16, 2021 in Centre News Digest by Olivia Estright and Emily Treacy.

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Fun Fact: Today is National Orchid Day! Have you noticed orchids anywhere in Centre County?


State College’s Action Sports Park

State College’s Action Sports Park is still in the works, thanks to Nate Wessel. The 30,000 square-foot BMX and skateboarding project plan is larger and pricier than State College was expecting. Story by Josh Moyer for Centredaily.com

Could State College’s future Action Sports Park become an ‘icon’? A renowned designer thinks so

Best Bets

@ErinHogge has this weekend’s “best bets” in Centre County — from Lunafest to a gardening event, Centre County has it all! Story from Centredaily.com

Centre County’s best bets: Lunafest, pop-up market, historical mystery book reading and more

Election day in Centre County

In just over a month, another election day will be underway. With mail-in ballots already accessible, there’s no reason Centre County voters should not exercise their right to vote! Radio show with Kaitie MeyerChris Potter, and Sam Dunklau for radio.psu.org

A Voter Guide To Pennsylvania’s 2021 Judicial Elections

Arts Fest Canceled

After the announcement of Arts Fest being canceled, many community members and artists still reflect on all that Arts Fest has done for them. One even described it as “one of those golden eggs.” Story by Courtney Benedetto for dailycollegian.psu.edu

How Arts Fest cancellation impacts various aspects of State College community

Penn State Blue-White game

Tomorrow afternoon, the Penn State Blue-White game will be attended by the freshmen class. The final spring practice will not look the same as years before. Story by Tori Bookwalter for the Centre County Report

A Very Different Blue-White Weekend