Steve talked with BTN's Mike DeCoursey about the landscape of college basketball
Steve talked with Dick Jerardi about PSU's win over Michigan.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2013
SPECIAL MASS TODAY
POPE BENEDICT THE 16TH SHOCKED THE WORLD EARLIER THIS MONTH WHEN HE ANNOUNCED THAT HE’S STEPPING DOWN DUE TO HIS ADVANCING AGE AND DECLINING HEALTH. TODAY THE CARDINALS CONCLAVE BEGINS TO FIND A NEW POPE AND ALTOONA-JOHNSTOWN BISHOP MARK BARTCHAK WILL PRESIDE OVER A SPECIAL MASS AT NOON AT THE CATHEDRAL OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT IN ALTOONA. THE ENTIRE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY IS INVITED TO ATTEND.
STUDENT’S DEATH UNDER INVESTIGATION
STATE COLLEGE POLICE TELL THE CENTRE DAILY TIMES THEY ARE INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF 19 YEAR OLD STUDENT STEPHEN LYNE WHO WAS FOUND UNRESPONSIVE LAST MONTH BY ROOMMATES IN HIS OFF-CAMPUS APARTMENT. LYNE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER IN DANVILLE. NO OTHER DETAILS HAVE BEEN RELEASED.
STUDENT EXPELLED FOR THREAT
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013
FIRE AT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
AN OVERNIGHT FIRE DAMAGED PORTAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN CAMBRIA COUNTY…AND ALL CLASSES ARE CANCELLED TODAY FOR THE PORTAGE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT. THE BLAZE DESTROYED A PORTION OF THE ROOF AND THERE IS A LOT OF WATER DAMAGE INSIDE. NO WORD YET ON THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE.
LAWSUITS FILED AGAINST DIOCESE
Gas Prices on the Rise
The break from higher gas prices didn’t last long as prices jumped almost fifty cents in the last month and four cents in just the last week. Current prices in the
State College Roadwork Planned
"State Patty's Day" Crime Numbers Down
According to early reports, police were less active during the 2013 “State Patty’s Day” holiday. State College Police say they fielded 21 percent less calls and made 39 percent fewer arrests than compared to 2012. The Centre County Alcohol Task Force issued a total of 16 traffic citations and 39 non-traffic alcohol-related citations during the weekend. Bars and restaurants in the borough did not serve alcohol on Saturday to patrons.