FRIDAY, MaY 30, 2014
SEARCH CONTINUES FOR MAN WITH A GUN
the search continues for a possibly armed man who fled into the woods near the hollidaysburg sportsmen’s club around noon Thursday. his Family members were worried that he might hurt himself so the State Police Special Emergency Response Team was brought in and frankstown elementary school was locked down. Police also closed 3 roads in the area and set up a relief station at the Geeseytown Fire Hall for some residents who couldn’t get to their homes. troopers are warning everyone to be careful and don’t open your doors to anyone until the search is over.
MISSING MAN FOUND DEAD
IN HUNTINGDON COUNTY, Rescue crews YESTERDAY FOUND THE BODY OF A 33 YEAR OLD MAN WHO HAD BEEN MISSING SINCE TUESDAY AFTERNOON. State Police saY HE DIED FROM a self-inflicted wound. The man’S CAR was LOCATED at the end of Parks Road IN Juniata Township Wednesday evening.
MAN FALLS TO HIS DEATH
STATE COLLEGE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF A 33 YEAR OLD MAN WHO Died of head trauma after falling 7 stories from A balcony ON SOUTH ALLEN STREET YESTERDAY. Police have not yet released the man’s identity. CHIEF TOM King says theRE IS NO REASON TO SUSPECT FOUL PLAY, but they are in the early stages of their investigation.
WILL PENN STATE GET A BREAK?
New Penn State president Eric Barron said he believes the university has made “enormous progress” in implementing Freeh report recommendations and should be “rewarded” WITH A further softening of NCAA sanctions affecting the school’s football program. During an interview WITH THE PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE REVIEW, Barron said he is hopeful that former U-S SenATOR George Mitchell will recommend additional relief WITH HIS annual report WHICH is due in August. Last fall, the NCAA moved to gradually restore Penn State’s allotment of football scholarships to the pre-sanctions level.
A NEW CARRIER FOR ALTOONA AIRPORT?
SILVER AIRWAYS CURRENTLY OPERATES FLIGHTS FROM THE ALTOONA/BLAIR COUNTY AIRPORT, BUT HAS WITHDRAWN ITS NAME FROM CONSIDERATION FOR THE FEDERALLY-SUBSIDIZED “ESSESNTIAL AIR SERVICE” PROGRAM FOR ALTOONA AND THE BECKLY WEST VIRGINIA AIRPORT. ACCORDING TO THE ALTOONA MIRROR, A SPOKESMAN SAYS SILVER HAS NOT BEEN ABLE TO REACH AN AGREEMENT WITH UNITED AIRLINES TO ALLOW THE USE OF UNITED SCHEDULING AND TICKETING SYSTEMS. SILVER WANTS TO CONTINUE SERVING THE JOHNSTOWN/CAMBRIA COUNTY AND DUBOIS/JEFFERSON COUNTY AIRPORTS.
SILVER’S CONTRACT WITH ALTOONA ENDS JULY 31ST, BUT THE GOVERNMENT COULD ORDER THE COMPANY TO CONTINUE PROVIDING SERVICE UNTIL A NEW CARRIER TAKES OVER.