Local News 4-29-14

PENN STATE VS. PATERNO SUIT

Penn State is attempting to halt the Paterno family’s effort to acquire documents used by the Freeh group and university in the months following the Sandusky scandal. According to the Centre Daily Times, Penn State filed a motion in Centre County court asking that the Paternos not be allowed to serve papers on the university’s law firm. Penn State claims the documents are irrelevant to the case.


CORBETT HONORS VICTIMS OF HOLOCAUST

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett honored the survivors of the Holocaust during a ceremony yesterday in Harrisburg. The event was organized by the Pennsylvania Jewish Coalition and included presentations by legislative leaders, a candle lighting by Holocaust survivors and their families, interfaith messages and an essay reading. According to a release, Corbett said keeping alive the memory of victims ensures similar tragedies are never repeated.

STATE COLLEGE BOARD OF HEALTH

The State College Board of Health is scheduled to meet today at 4 pm in room 242 of the downtown municipal building. The board will discuss department activity from the first quarter. As always the public is welcome to attend. A public comment session kicks off the meeting.

LEWISTOWN MILITARY ENCAMPMENT

The Fifth Annual “Sparks In The Park” encampment and living history event is set for this weekend at Kish Park in Derry Township. According to the Lewistown Sentinel, area residents can experience Civil War life from Friday through Sunday. The living-history event features military demonstrations, dance and reenactments.