Month: May 2012

Wings Over to Move to Hamilton Square Plaza

Despite rumors that the beloved mass distributor of sauce-drenched chicken fingers, Wings Over Happy Valley, was closing for good, the local favorite for late night delivery will be continuing business from a new location at the Hamilton Plaza. They’ll be starting their move as early as next month and will be totally vacated from their Parkway Plaza location by August 1st.

Reports: Spanier Files Lawsuit Against Penn State

WJAC-TV is reporting that former Penn State President Graham Spanier has filed a lawsuit against Penn State, a report that was also made by the Centre Daily Times.

The Second Mile Charity to Fold

The Second Mile charity founded by Jerry Sandusky, announced on Friday morning that it was going to shut down and transfer its assets to the Houston-based Arrow Child and Family Services ministries.

The Pepsi Tyranny Continues

In the summer of 1992, Penn State needed cash and signed an exclusive 10-year $14 million deal with Pepsi. Since that time, Pepsi has been the exclusive provider of soft drinks on all of Penn State’s campuses, including vending machines, dining halls, convenience stores, and advertising ventures. Although the contract hasn’t been finalized yet, Penn State is working to secure another 10-year agreement with Pepsi to be ready by the new fiscal year which starts July 1.

Lions Crushed by Nebraska to End Season

After playing winning 22 of their last 30 games in the regular season, the Penn State baseball team was thought to be a serious contender to battle top-seeded Purdue for a Big Ten Tournament title. This wasn’t the case as the 2012 season came to a disappointing end on Thursday as the Lions were throttled by Nebraska 12-3 in a Big Ten Tournament elimination game.

State College 4th of July Goes Street

That’s right! For the first time, according to the Centre Daily Times, this year’s Central PA 4th Fest celebration will feature a full-on parade. The Borough Council unanimously voted in favor of street closures to accommodate the inaugural Parade of Heroes. The parade is set to begin at 2 p.m. on July 4 at the Borough Building at 234 S. Allen St.

PSU Disappoints in Big Ten Tournament Opener

For the first 7 innings of Penn State’s Big Ten Conference Tournament opener against Ohio State, everything was going right. The Lions had collected 13 hits going into the eighth and led the Buckeyes 5-3 when all of a sudden, the momentum swung and the Penn State bullpen and defense fell apart. The bullpen allowed 9 runs in the final two innings as the Nittany Lions fell 12-5.

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