Local News 2-27-13

Local Churches Burglarized

Patton Township Police are investigating burglaries at 3 local churches that occurred between 4:30 p.m. Monday and 7:00 a.m. Tuesday. Police say suspects forced their way into the churches and took money. Park Forest United Methodist Church on Park Forest Avenue, Trinity Lutheran Church on North Oak Lane and Park Forest Baptist Church on Carnegie Drive were victimized. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 814-234-0273. 

State College Meeting Cancelled

The State College Borough Council will not meet as scheduled on Monday, March 4th. Council’s first March meeting will take place on Friday the 15th at noon. Next week’s meeting coincided with spring break for Penn State students and employees. 

State College Area School District Hopes to Save Thousands

The State College Area School District hopes to take advantage of historically low interest rates to save money. The district’s Board of Directors unanimously authorized administrators to work with advisors to pursue refunding bond options. Officials say the move could save the district more than $450,000, mostly over the next 3 years.