Local News 3-20-13

Memorial Field Upgrades

Mid-state construction will complete upgrades at State College’s Memorial Field. As we reported yesterday, the district’s board approved bids for the project at its meeting Monday. The project’s total cost is set for $2,347,087 for the replacement of the west bleachers, wall and fencing along Fraser Street and ADA access. Construction will take place this spring and summer and should conclude by late August.

Panera Location to Open

State College’s second Panera Bread location will open Friday on North Atherton Street. The new café and bakery is located next to Med Express and the T.J. Maxx department store. The location will be open from 6 am to 9 pm Monday to Saturday and 7 am to 8 pm Sundays and will feature a drive-thru window.