Local News 5-14-14


A 25-year-old Philipsburg man was killed in a two car crash in Clearfield County earlier this week. According to the Centre Daily Times, police say Joshuah Kline died after the car he was driving north on Route 53 struck the rear of another vehicle, left the road and hit a tree. Two passengers and the driver of the second vehicle were also injured. Police say Kline was not wearing a seatbelt.


Some Tuesday morning customers at State College’s downtown McDonald’s location on East College Avenue certainly had a night to remember. According to Statecollege.com, police say a 22-year-old drunk female exposed her lower body and attacked a store manager just after 3 am yesterday. Police say the woman threw a “wet floor” sign at and attempted to strike the manager. The woman then resisted arrested and was ultimately sedated by Mount Nittany Medical Center security during treatment for an alcohol overdose.


The State College Police Department is now offering up to a $3,0000 reward for information leading to the arrest of vandals at the historic Boalsburg Cemetery. According to Statecollege.com, Harris Township supervisors voted Monday night to increase the reward. More than $100,000 of damage occurred overnight on May 3rd at the cemetery, located behind Zion Lutheran Church. Anyone with information should contact police at 814-234-7150.


Penn State’s transition to a new emergency messaging service begins today. University officials say students, faculty and staff will start receiving emails inviting them to add their emergency contact information to the new PSUAlert system. PSUAlert replaces PSUTXT, creating enhanced messaging capabilities and integration into other university communications. PSUAlert will become Penn State’s sole emergency messaging system on July 1st