Local News 2-4-14

MORE WINTER WEATHER

With some residents still digging out after yesterday's storm, now might not be a good time for more snowfall. Unfortunately, Accuweather forecasts 6-12 additional inches of snow to fall by Wednesday evening. Snowfall totals in State College reached up to 3 inches Monday, forcing schools to remained closed for an unplanned 3-day weekend.  Stayed tuned to this station for up to the minute weather reports and closing information as winter weather strikes again overnight.

PENN STATE ANTICIPATES BUDGET

Penn State administrators are anxiously awaiting today’s announcement of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s 2014-15 budget. According to the Centre Daily Times, officials have requested almost $300 million to aid the university. Last year, the state gave Penn State $285 million, which the university used to subsidize in-state tuition, support agricultural research and build the cooperative extension between Penn Tech and the Hershey Medical Center.

OSCEOLA BRIDGE OPENS

The Osceola Mills truss bridge has reopened temporarily. According to the Centre Daily Times, PennDOT completed major structural repairs on the 113 foot span. Work on the $1.2 million bridge will resume in the spring. The bridge connects Route 2051 in Clearfield County and Route 3049 in Centre County over Moshannon Creek.

ASSAULT REPORTED IN STATE COLLEGE

State College Police are investigating another reported assault that allegedly occurred in the borough over the weekend. Police say a man attacked another man early Sunday morning in the 200 block of Pugh Street. The injured victim was taken to Geissinger Medical Center for head and face injuries. According to the Centre Daily Times, no other information was available.