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Light Up The Night Bike Light Giveaway

Free bike light giveaway throughout the Penn State campus! November 4, 2019 

Hosted by Centre Bike and sponsored by UPUA & Penn State Transportation Services

The 2019 Mayor Led Family Fun Ride

Family Fun Ride 2019 – SUCCESS! 

 

On Saturday September 21st, bicycle advocacy groups joined forces to host a family friendly community bike ride. On this 8 mile slow paced ride, 35 participants joined us to explore some of the bike paths and shared use path’s throughout Ferguson Township and the Borough of State College. Two of our lucky participants won $25 gift cards to our local bike shops. We wanted to thank the following partners who made this event possible: The Borough of State College, Centre Region Planning Agency. CPRP, and Centre Moves. We also wanted to thank all of the volunteers who dedicated their time to make this event possible. Please stay tuned for more community events! Happy Cycling!

 

Sad news

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


MEDIA RELEASE
Crash Investigation
19SC11789
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.