After the press release was issued, Ruest gave copies to defense attorneys for the 11 defendants for whom charges were refiled and set aside time for them to address it. Attorneys called for Ruest to refer Parks Miller to the Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board and described the press release as the latest example of unprofessional conduct by the DA during the case.
This time, Don Abbey is suing members of the board of directors for the alumni housing corporation that owns and operates the Beta Theta Pi house at 220 N. Burrowes St. He claims a breach of fiduciary duty for allegedly allowing alcohol use and hazing by active members that led to Piazza’s death, expenses and debt for legal fees and unlawful use of the house after the active chapter was shuttered in the wake of Piazza’s death.
The new casinos would be owned and operated by some of the 12 current casino license owners in the state and cannot be placed within 25 miles of an existing casino.
The new building would be developed by CA Student Living, which is currently building The Rise, a mixed-use high-rise on the 500 block of East College Avenue, and the Friedmans.
Penn State Police are investigating an indecent exposure incident that reportedly occurred in Pattee Library.
Each was charged with misdemeanor counts of theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and criminal mischief – damaging property. They were arraigned via summons on Thursday by District Judge Carmine Prestia and preliminary hearings are scheduled for Dec. 20.
Toll Brothers has informed Penn State of its interest in purchasing an alternative site to build a proposed luxury student housing development, instead of the planned site off Whitehall Road in Ferguson Township where concerns have been raised about potential effects on source water.
Eby’s opinion stated that the university waited too long to file its suit, with the statutes of limitations on the claims having expired, and that for some of Penn State’s claims, Spanier did not violate a 2010 employment contract and 2011 separation agreement.
The first two floors of The Metropolitan, about 32,000 square feet, are designated for retail and commercial. The remaining 10 floors of the 146-foot building are residential.
“I will continue to watch how closely the Penn State board follows the thoughtful recommendations included in my latest — and certainly not last — audit report of this institution.”
The official lighting will take place on Nov. 29 during the live broadcast of “Christmas in Rockefeller Center,” which will begin at 7 p.m. and air on NBC starting at 8 p.m.
McQueary filed the suit over how administrators handled his 2001 report of seeing Jerry Sandusky in a locker room shower with a boy and how he was treated by the school after it was revealed he had testified before the grand jury that recommended charges against Sandusky.
According to a criminal complaint, State College police were dispatched to Indigo nightclub at 11:57 p.m. on Saturday for a report of a fight in progress. Bar staff and an off-duty police officer had two men restrained on the sidewalk outside.
Swanger was charged with misdemeanor counts of terroristic threats, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and disorderly conduct and a summary count of harassment.
The alumni corporation for the now defunct Penn State chapter of Beta Theta Pi was met with some criticism when it opened the house, where Timothy Piazza suffered fatal injuries, for fraternity alumni to pay to stay in for football weekends this season.
Former Beta Theta Pi fraternity members still facing charges in connection with the February death of Timothy Piazza have waived their rights to appear at formal arraignment, scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in Bellefonte, on the charges that were bound over earlier this month.
Judge Kistler added that since the equipment is now held by a search warrant, not consent, a ruling by a civil court could interfere with pending criminal action.
A Centre County judge has denied Donald Abbey’s motion for a summary judgment in his lawsuit against the Alpha Upsilon Chapter of Beta Theta Pi over what he says was a multi-million dollar loan for improvements to the fraternity house.
She alleges her contract was not renewed because she complained about the effect physical assessments had on students.
evelopment plans for a proposed local location for the restaurant, which were first submitted to the Ferguson Township Planning Commission in December 2015, were withdrawn on Friday.
The documents do not indicate specifics of the planned lawsuit or the amount being sought.
After nearly 60 hours across seven days that started in June, the preliminary hearing has ended for former Beta Theta Pi brothers charged in connection with the death of Timothy Piazza.
Tim Bream took the stand Wednesday in the ongoing preliminary hearing for former brothers and the Alpha Upsilon chapter of the fraternity who are charged with a variety of crimes in connection with the death of Tim Piazza.
Judge Thomas Kistler said he will make a decision soon, but that it likely will not come before the preliminary hearing resumes on Aug. 31.
He told an officer he was drunk and that “I do stupid things when I drink,” according to the complaint.