Newsletter for March 28th - April 4th
Monster Trucks Nationals
The Bryce Jordan Center will be roaring this Friday and Saturday, as not one, but two legendary Bigfoot Monster Trucks will battle. Witness incredible car crushing, axle wrenching giants race in side-by-side drags, wheelie shootouts, and amazing freestyle action during this Monster Truck Thrill Show! Also appearing will be TRANSAURUS, a fire flinging, car-devouring Jurassic dino….along with Lil' Mighty Monsters. (more info)
Minerals Junior Education Day
Minerals Junior Education Day is fun and rewarding for students in
grades 1-8 and their parents. They will learn about minerals, crystals,
gems, and fossils. Starts at 9:00 am at the Earth & Engineering Sciences Building. Stations will include: gold panning, natural glass in rocks, fossil
shells, fssil bones, fossil plants, rock sphere grinding, and
earthquakes. Plus a sales table at child-friendly prices! Pre-registration is recommended. (more details)
Delayed DNA: Why, did it take so long for
authorities to identify the DNA connection that ties three rape cases
together? Police Chief Tom King has shared some insight.
Sandusky Hearing: Thursday, April 5, a hearing
will be held to address Joe Amendola's request that all charges against
Jerry Sandusky be dropped. Sandusky is expected to attend. (read)
Armed Robbery: A man was robbed at gunpoint at 12:12 a.m. Tuesday in Patton Township. (read)
Impairment Checkpoint: The Centre County Alcohol Task Force will run an impairment checkpoint this Friday. (read)
Olympic Berths: Penn State wrestlers David Taylor and Quentin Wright have been awarded
freestyle wild-card berths for the 2012 USA Olympic wrestling trials. (read)
SCASD Health Insurance: Health insurance was the hot topic at the State College Area School
Board meeting, as members listened to proposals for several different
proposals for medical and prescription drug coverage. (read)
Relay For Life
No matter who you are, there's a place
for you at Relay. Each dollar you raise will help save lives. How far
will you go to make a difference in the fight against cancer? This is your opportunity to not only
honor cancer survivors and remember people we have lost, but also to
raise funds and awareness to help save lives. Because of your support,
we are creating a world where cancer can't claim another year of
anyone's life. This Saturday March 31, 11:00 am (more info)
The rarest date for Easter is March 22, the last time Easter fell on that date was 1818, it will not occur again until 2285.
Decreasing clouds and warmer
Mild with times of sun and clouds
Rain, then snow late; cooler in the p.m.
Clouds breaking; breezy, much colder
Partly sunny and milder
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