Aaron Marrie, Eyewitness News

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State College, PA, United States

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Past articles by Aaron:

Michelle Henry appointed Pennsylvania Attorney General

HARRISBURG, Pa (WTAJ) — The Pennsylvania Senate voted Wednesday to confirm Michelle Henry as Pennsylvania’s Attorney General. Henry, who has been a public servant and served as the former First Deputy Attorney General, has been serving as the acting AG since Josh Shapiro took over as Pennsylvania’s Governor in January. Just days after Shapiro took […] → Read More

Saint Francis University Community Blanketers hosting blanket collection

LORETTO, Pa (WTAJ) — The Saint Francis University Community Blanketeers is kicking off its blanket collection starting Sept. 28. The Blanketeer group, which started in 2006, will run its blanket collection through Nov. 2 with tons of blankets being accepted for donation. In 2006, Dr. Robin Cadwallader, Dr. Margaret Kealey and Melita O’Donnell founded the […] → Read More

‘Rally in the Valley’ event taking place in State College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa (WTAJ) — A Food Truck Rally in the Valley is taking place Sunday in State College. The event started at noon and will run until 3 p.m. There will be multiple food trucks along with acoustic duo Hops & Vines and the Brass Rats playing music. There will also be activities and […] → Read More

Central PA Humane Society temporarily closed

ALTOONA, Pa (WTAJ) — The Central Pa Humane Society announced Saturday that the shelter will be closed for the next two weeks. One of the shelter dogs tested positive for Parvo and other dogs have been exposed to it. Due to a lack of staff and the significant amount of cleaning that will need to […] → Read More

Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering happening throughout the weekend

HUNTINGDON COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — The 2022 Greenwood Furnace Folk Gather kicked off Friday but there’s still tons to do throughout the rest of the weekend. Saturday’s event started off with breakfast and multiple music events. Then after lunch, which runs from 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m., there are multiple classes set along with additional […] → Read More

SPORTSBEAT Game of the Week: State College vs Altoona

ALTOONA, Pa (WTAJ) — State College came to play as they took down Altoona 55-14 in the battle of unbeaten in WTAJ’s SPORTSBEAT Game of the Week. Two prominent 3-0 teams faceoffed at Mansion Park Friday at 7 p.m. Friday’s game was also the Gold Ribbon Game which honors Dawn Morden, a 1974 Altoona alum […] → Read More

Southern Cove Power Reunion hosting 32nd annual fall show

BEDFORD COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — The Southern Cove Power Reunion is hosting their 32nd annual fall event throughout the weekend in Enterprise. The free event kicked off Friday morning at 8 a.m. as the kitchen opened. Tractor weight-ins begin at 4 p.m. and the antique pull begins at 5 p.m. On Saturday, the kitchen will […] → Read More

Felix and the Hurricanes performing in Hollidaysburg Downtown LIVE

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa (WTAJ) — Get your friends and folding chairs ready, Felix and the Hurricanes are performing Thursday at the Diamond in downtown Hollidaysburg. → Read More

Altoona man charged for robbing Sheetz, ‘You know the routine’

BLAIR COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — An Altoona man is behind bars after police say he robbed a Sheetz along Chestnut Avenue Monday morning. Leonard McKinnon, 59, has been charged with robbery among other charges for stealing approximately $500 in cash from a Sheetz, according to the criminal complaint. Around 3:43 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 12 […] → Read More

Blue Knob hosting scenic chairlift rides

CLAYSBURG, Pa (WTAJ) — Blue Knob All Seasons Resort opening up to bring scenic chairlift rides starting Sept. 24. Every Saturday and Sunday between Sept. 24 and October 16, Blue Knob will be open, weather permitting, for customers to ride along the chairlifts. Tickets cost $8 for those 13 and older and $5 for those […] → Read More

‘Sip, Rock, & Duck Drop’ event happening in Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN, Pa (WTAJ) — The Johnstown community is invited to join in the “Sip, Rock & Duck Drop” event at Peoples Natural Gas Park. On Sept. 24, the community will gather for a fun day with music, crafters, food trucks and a “Duck Target Drop Raffle” that will benefit the St. Vincent de Paul Society’s […] → Read More

Steelers fear T.J. Watt tore his pec in season opener

PITTSBURGH, Pa (WTAJ) — The Pittsburgh Steelers believe T.J. Watt tore his left pectoral in their overtime win against the Cincinnati Bengals. In a Tweet from ESPN’s Adam Schefter, he said the Steelers believe Watt tore his pec and is scheduled to undergo scans on Monday to confirm. Watt is among the star defensive players in […] → Read More

Women with obesity and diabetes more like to have child with ADHD, study shows

WTAJ — A new study completed by the Endocrine Society shows women with gestational diabetes and obesity may be twice as likely to have a child with ADHD. → Read More

‘Out of the Darkness Walk’ held in Altoona

BLAIR COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's Eastern Pa Chapter held its annual "Out of the Darkness Walk" to help fight Suicide in Altoona. → Read More

Penn State rolls over Ohio 46-10

STATE COLLEGE, Pa (WTAJ) — Penn State moves to 2-0 after a dominating 46-10 win over Ohio University. Penn State opted to kick the ball to start the game, following James Franklin’s plan of winning the “middle eight minutes.” The Bobcats were forced to punt after just six plays and 13-yards, setting the Nittany Lions […] → Read More

MISSING: Altoona Police looking for missing man

ALTOONA, Pa (WTAJ) — The Altoona Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing Altoona man. Patrick Johnstone was last seen in Altoona, according to the Altoona Police Department’s Facebook page. His last known contact was in August 2022. Police are asking anyone with information about Johnstone’s whereabouts to contact the […] → Read More

Murphy Beds recalled for crushing hazards, injury concerns

WTAJ — The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall on about 8,200 Murphy Beds due to serious impact and crushing hazards. The Murphy Beds, manufactured by Cyme Tech, can break or detach from the wall and fall onto those nearby, which poses serious impact and crushing hazards. There have been 146 reports of […] → Read More

SPORTSBEAT Game of the Week: Bald Eagle vs Bellefonte

CENTRE COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — Bald Eagle took care of business against Bellefonte in WTAJ’s Sportsbeat Game of the Week. Bellefonte and Bald Eagle face off in the battle of the winless as both teams are looking to get their first win of the season. Bald Eagle is looking to retain the Curtin Bowl Trophy […] → Read More

Why are flags at half-staff in Pennsylvania?

ALTOONA, Pa (WTAJ) — Friday morning, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf ordered the United States and Commonwealth flags to be flown at half-staff on the Capitol Complex and Commonwealth facilities. → Read More

Suicide Prevention fundraiser postponed in Somerset County

SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — The Somerset County Suicide Prevention Task Force invites the community to their "Good Vibes Saves Lives" concert fundraiser on Sunday. → Read More