Local News 11-4-13

State College Roadwork

Delays are possible along East Calder Way in downtown State College through Thursday. Public Works crews will be replacing sidewalks in the 100 block between South Pugh Street and Humes Alley. Traffic can still pass through the area. However, anyone traveling through the work zone is being asked to use extreme caution.

Traffic on Old Boalsburg Road in State College will be slowed the next two days due to routine road work. The Borough Public Works Department will be performing street maintenance between South Atherton Street and East Whitehall Road. Work will take place between 7:30 am and 4:30 pm. Anyone with questions should call 234-7135. 

Breast Cancer Prevention Law

Women across Pennsylvania will benefit from a new state law requiring more detailed mammogram reports. Governor Tom Corbett singed the Breast Density Notification Act into law on Friday. Now, breast density information must be included on mammogram reports. According to a release, the information will improve early detection of cancer for thousands of women across the state.