Local News 5-15-14


State College Police are trying to identify a man suspected of stealing electronics from the Benner Pike Wal-Mart. Police say the man allegedly left Wal-Mart on April 30th without paying for a Samsung Smart TV and Beats headphones. The man returned less than a week later but abandoned his shopping cart before leaving the store. Police say the suspect is in his mid-30s or early 40s with a goatee. He was wearing a white baseball cap with a letter “A” embroidered on the front. Anyone with information should contact police at 814-234-7150.


Patton Township Police need your help to identify two people involved in a disorderly conduct incident that occurred last month at Sheetz on Valley Vista Drive near State College. Police say the incident occurred on April 16 just after 9 pm. Photos of the two suspects are available online at http://twp.patton.pa.us. Anyone with information should contact police at 814-234-0273.


A developer planning a new indoor sports complex on land owned by The Second Mile received good news Wednesday. According to the Centre Daily Times, Patton Township supervisors unanimously approved a zoning change in the township’s airport district. Developer Michael Lee is considering the 60-acre property at the intersection of Fox Hill and Bernel roads for the project. Plans remain in the early stages.


A gigantic, 6,500 pound Nittany Lion logo will be hoisted onto the back of Beaver Stadium’s new north endzone scoreboard today. According to the Centre Daily Times, installation temporarily halted traffic along Park Avenue yesterday. A duplicate logo will also adorn the rear of the south endzone videoboard. The logos are part of the university’s scoreboard renovation project to enhance Beaver Stadium. The enormous blue and white Nittany Lion oval logo will shine through the night with 1,400 LED bulbs installed in the design.