Local News 8-27-14

STATE COLLEGE SCHOOL DISTRICT 

The State College Area School District will complete a district wide feasibility study as part of the process for construction project reimbursement. The district’s Board of Directors authorized Crabtree Rohrbaugh and Associates to satisfy requirements for Part A of the state’s PlanCon process. According to a release, the district could receive $5 and $6 back in funding if approved.

The board also approved Linda Pierce as the new director of human resources. Pierce spent the last 31 years working for Penn State.

 

FREEH CRASH INVESTIGATION 

Police say drugs and alcohol were not factors in a single-car crash in Vermont that seriously injured former FBI director and Penn State lead investigator Louis Freeh. According to the Associated Press, Freeh was alone in his SUV and wearing a seatbelt when he drove off the road. He was seriously injured in the crash was taken to a New Hampshire hospital. His current status was not updated.


STUDENT DEATH RULED SUICIDE

The death of a first-year Penn State student from Boalsburg has been ruled a suicide. According to The Daily Collegian, the body of 18-year-old Jack Crean was found in the construction site next to the HUB-Robeson Center Sunday morning. An autopsy ruled the cause of death to be blunt force trauma.