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Weekend News Update July 9- 10, 2011
Four Juveniles Charged After Breaking Into The Sykesville Fairgrounds
Saturday, July 9, 2011
 
Sykesville - Charges have been filed against several juveniles following a Wednesday afternoon burglary at the Sykesville fairgrounds. The incident occurred as 3 of the children broke into the maintenance building to obtain a hammer. The hammer was then used to break the door handle of the food building. Once inside all four children stole soda and hot dogs as well as poured dish soap all over the floor creating a mess. All four children, ages 8 to 12, were caught on scene and will be charged with burglary, theft by unlawful taking, criminal mischief and criminal conspiracy.
 
Two Vehicle Crash Sends DuBois Man to Hospital
Saturday, July 9, 2011
 
Philipsburg - A two vehicle crash sends a DuBois man to the hospital. According to Philipsburg police, the crash occurred Friday night at the intersection of state route 322 and pine street in the Philipsburg borough when a tractor trailer driven by 58 year old James Jones of DuBois was traveling eastbound on state route 322 a vehicle driven by 42 year old John Hockenberry of Lewistown entered the intersection from pine street and traveled into the path of Jones. After impact with Jones, Hockenberry traveled over a curb and came to rest on the eastbound lane of state route 322.  Hockenberry sustained series injuries and was life-flighted to the Altoona hospital for treatment of injuries. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact Philipsburg state police.
 
University of Pittsburgh Hikes Up Tuition
Saturday, July 9, 2011
 
Pittsburgh - The University of Pittsburgh's board of trustees approved an 8.5 percent tuition increase for in-state students. School officials say a 19 percent reduction in state funding cut $40 million from the university's operating budget. The tuition increase will take effect in the fall. The 8.5 percent increase is for students at the Pittsburgh.
 
 
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