tuesDAY, aUgust 13, 2013
parents are unhappy
ANGRY Parents ATTENDED LAST NIGHT’S ALTOONA SCHOOL BOARD MEETING IN HOPES OF GETTING OFFICIALS TO CHANGE BOUNDARY LINES THAT WOULD SEND theIr children to another school. AT THE END OF LAST school YEAR, ALTOONA SHUT DOWN WASHINGTON JEFFERSON AND WRIGHT ELEMENTARIES…AND ALSO RE-DREW SOME BOUNDARY LINES FOR MORE EFFICIENT TRANSPORTATION. SOME STUDENTS WILL MOVE FROM PLEASANT VALLEY TO PENN LINCOLN. new Superintendent Doctor Thomas Otto APOLOGIZED FOR the late notice SAYING He started late and had questions THAT NEEDED answerS before he made any announcements. WITHIN THE NEXT 2 WEEKS, The district will send OUT final letters WITH all students’ BUILDING ASSIGNMENTS. Meanwhile, THE ALTOONA MIRROR REPORTS THAT SALARY FREEZES WILL GO INTO EFFECT IN A FEW WEEKS FOR 7 ALTOONA SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEES WHO APPARENTLY RECEIVED RAISES THAT WERE NOT BOARD APPROVED. RECENTLY RETIRED SUPERINTENDENT DENNIS MURRAY IS UNDER INVESTIGATION, BUT CLAIMS HE DID NOTHING WRONG because THE RAISES WERE DISCUSSED IN EXECUTIVE SESSIONS.
killer still on the run
A MASSIVE MANHUNT CONTINUES FOR 21 YEAR OLD DEMETRIUS GIBSON OF Tire Hill WHO ALLEGEDLY STABBED his girlfriend TO DEATH early LAST TUESDAY morning AT A MOXHAM CAR WASH IN JOHNSTOWN. 21 YEAR OLD Elizabeth Miller BLED TO DEATH. Johnstown Police, THE FBI, U-S Marshals, and other AGENCIES are ALL involved in the search FOR GIBSON AND Cambria County Crime Stoppers HAS OFFERED A 2-THOUSAND DOLLAR CASH REWARD FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO HIS ARREST. YOU CAN CALL CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-548-75-HUNDRED.
teenage pedestrian injured
A 17 year-old WAS TAKEN to the hospital ABOUT 6:30 Monday MORNING AFTER SHE was hit by a car along Zion Road in Walker Township, CENTRE COUNTY. Police say she was walking with a 14 year-old girl when it happened. The car was driven by a 28 year-old BELLEFONTE Woman. NO WORD YET ON The extent of the VICTIM’S injuries. Anyone WHO witnessed the accident should call State Police at Rockview at 355-75-45.
hearing for teen charged in 2 deaths
A preliminary hearing IS SCHEDULED TODAY IN CAMBRIA COUNTY COURT FOR Austin Molinich OF NANTY GLO. HE WAS 18 LAST JUNE WHEN HIS CAR CRASHED INTO a PICKUP TRUCK ALONG FRANKSTOWN ROAD, KILLING 73 YEAR OLD Donald Evans Senior and HIS 19-year old GRANDAUGHTER Cassandra Singer. POLICE DETERMINED THAT MOLINICH was TEXTING and under the influence of alcohol AT THE TIME. HE’S CHARGED WITH 2 COUNTS OF VEHICULAR HOMICIDE.
baby giving mom’s meds
A NURSE AT MOUNT NITTANY MEDICAL CENTER IN STATE COLLEGE IS UNDER INVESTIGATION. ACCORDING TO THE CENTRE DAILY TIMES, A newborn in THE maternity ward was mistakenly given its mother’s pain medication THROUGH AN I-V. CHARGES OF reckless endangerment and child endangerment ARE POSSIBLE. the baby…BORN VIA CAESAREAN SECTION IN JULY…Is FINE AFTEr BEING TREATED AT GEISINGER medical CENTER.
ag progress days begins
Penn State's Ag Progress Days IS TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY at the RUSSELl E. LARSON AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER IN ROCK SPRINGS, 9 MILES SOUTHWEST OF STATE COLLEGE. the show features more than 400 agricultural exhibitors from 34 states…demonstrations …clinics…advice… and education.Hours are FROM 9 to 5 TODAY…9 to 8 TOMORROW…and 9 to 4 THE LAST DAY. Admission and parking are free. FOR THE COMPLETE SCHEDULE, YOU CAN GO TO the Ag Progress Days website.more than 45-thousand people are expected to attend this year’s event. The Ferguson Township Police Department is reminding motorists that West College AveNUE/STATE ROUTE 26…ROUTE 45…AND West Whitehall ROAD areas will be extremely congested especially during rush hourS. TRY TO FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE IF YOU CAN. Nixon Road between West Whitehall Road and Pine Grove Road will be closed between the hours of 3 and 7PM daily.
BUSINESS INSIDER RANKS PENN STATE’S UNIVERSITY PARK AS THE 7TH BEST COLLEGE CAMPUS IN THE COUNTRY. ACCORDING TO STATE COLLEGE.COM, THE RANKINGS WERE COMPILED USING STATISTIcS FROM THE PRINCETON REVIEW’S 2014 BEST COLLEGES BOOK. CATEGORIES INCLUDED: BEST CAMPUS FOOD, BEST COLLEGE DORmS, AND MOST BEAUTIFUL CAMPUS.