Judge tentatively approves Second Mile property sale

The Second Mile will be allowed to sell its Patton Township property unless there are objections before Oct. 24.

The now-defunct charity petitioned the court earlier in September to sell the plot of ground on Bernel Road to Michael J. Lee for $1.05 million. That price comes in at $140,000 more than the appraised value of $910,000.

In July, The Second Mile received permission from the court to transfer assets, including $300,000 in cash and the group’s endowment fund to Arrow Child and Family Ministries of Pennsylvania, but ordered all other assets to remain in Second Mile hands until the court said otherwise.

Judge William Morgan has approved the sale and scheduled a hearing for 10 a.m. Nov. 7 in Centre County Court that will be canceled if there are no objections.

The Second Mile is the charity founded by former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, who was convicted of child sexual abuse in 2012.