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August 2019 Meeting Minutes

CentreBike Membership Meeting Minutes

August 12, 2019 at 5:30PM

State College Municipal Building in room 241

  1. Welcome

Attending: Tristan Avelis, Jim Serene, Matt Cox, Paul Rito, Ed Jenkins, Michele Chernega, Mark Davidson, Valerie Burnett

  1. Treasurer’s Report. 

Balance:  $14,938.89. 

$500 of this committed as donation to Harvest Fields (Paul says they were very pleased)

$250 for Happy Valley Women’s Cycling like CB did last year (all voted Yea)

  1. Stakeholder Reports  a. Penn DOT (no one present) b.PSU Entities  c. Municipalities/CRCOG  d. CRBAC
  2. Updates

Matt Cox said he’s working on “Cranksgiving” where people ride to purchase food for food bank. You give them list and it’s a quasi-race, Ed Jenkins explained how it worked. NY doing it since mid-nineties and Pittsburgh for about 6 years.

  1. Discussion    Open floor

Sad news

We are passing on this news from State College police. More details as we get them.

Crash Investigation
August 13, 2019

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State College Police were assisted at the scene by Boalsburg Fire Company and Centre Life Link EMS.

On Monday 8/12/19 at approximately 8:59pm, State College Police were dispatched to a car vs bicycle crash on Shingletown Rd near Mountain Rd. Upon arrival it was determined that a 16-year-old Boalsburg male was riding a bicycle and was struck by a Subaru SRX driven by 21-year-old Zachary Broome of State College. The crash occurred after sunset on a road with no street lighting. The bicycle did not have any required lighting on it at the time of the crash. The 16-year-old male was flown by Life Flight from the scene due to his injuries to UPMC-Altoona. Alcohol and/or drug use are not suspected by Broome. As of the time of this press release, the condition of the 16-year-old is still critical.

We are urging anyone who may have information regarding this incident to contact the State College Police Department at (814) 234-7150, by email or submit an anonymous tip through our website.

View this release on the borough’s website.