Local News State College 10-9-13

Ferguson Township To Welcome Residents

Ferguson Township will host its third Coffee and Conversation event next Tuesday morning at the Naked Egg Café on East Pine Grove Road. The event allows residents to meet with township officials and discuss issues and events in the community. Ferguson Township Manager Mark Kunkle is expected to be among the guests in attendance. The event will last from 7:30 am until 9 am. 

Sandusky Settlements Complete

At least 19 men victimized by Jerry Sandusky have reached settlements with Penn State. According to the Associated Press, some of the claims settled are for individuals who testified at Sandusky’s criminal trial. Penn State previously announced it has allocated $60 million for settlements with Sandusky’s victims. Sandusky’s appeal to the state superior court was denied last week. 

State College Police Help Residents Find Bikes

The State College Police Department is hoping a new Twitter feed will help residents locate missing or stolen bikes. The department is launching @ReclaimYourBike to connect residents with bikes recovered by police. Bikes recovered will be listed in the feed once they are obtained by the department. Each year unclaimed bikes are stored and sold at auctions. State College Police say they have modeled the new system after similar successful ventures in other towns.