Local News 10-17-13

State College Car Sharing Service

A new car sharing service is making its debut in State College. Penn State students over 18 years old and community members 21 and older can participate in the new program. The State College Borough and Zipcar partnered to bring the initiative to the area. Transportation will be available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Initially 5 vehicles will be available in State College. An initial fee of 60 dollars for community members and 25 dollars for students is required to join. Rates as low as $7.50 per hour and $69 per day will be offered.

Ferguson Township Officer Gains Recognition

A Ferguson Township Police officer is gaining international recognition. Officer Travis Park received the Crisis Intervention Team Officer of the Year Award earlier this week in Hartford, CT. According to a release, Park is a seven year veteran of the township police department and the first Pennsylvania officer to receive a CIT International Award.


State College Roadwork

Southgate Drive between Highlandon Court and Ashwicken Court in State College will be reduced to a single lane today and tomorrow due to road work in the area. The State College Borough Public Works Department is performing street maintenance on Southgate Drive. Work will last from 7:30 am until 5 pm. Folks are asked to use an alternate route. 

McQueary Seeks Subpoenas

The lawyers for former Penn State assistant football coach Mike McQueary are seeking subpoenas for the litigation of his lawsuit against Penn State. According to the Centre Daily Times, attorneys requested three subpoenas for witnesses and three for the production of documents. McQueary is seeking more than 4-million dollars in damages in a whistle-blower and defamation suit.