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IUP student dies from injuries after he was pinned beneath car

By Trib Total Media 12:19 a.m.
An Indiana University of Pennsylvania student who was a football standout at Brownsville High died Monday from injuries suffered when he was pinned beneath his car last week. Nicholas Landman, 19, of Grindstone, Fayette County, was injured when his car jack failed and his Mustang fell onto his chest about ...

Saltsburg grad developing app to help addicts with recovery

By Greg Reinbold
When Indiana University of Pennsylvania senior Ryan Brannon saw his friends and classmates slip from experimental drug use to drug abuse and addiction, he recognized ...

Indiana County earmarks funds for improvements to rental housing

By Gina Delfavero
Housing units operated by the Indiana County Community Action Program in southern Indiana County are set to receive much-needed renovations with the help of state funding. Indiana County has entered into a agreement with the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency for ...

Blairsville eyes 2-mill tax increase

By Jeff Himler
Blairsville residents can expect a two-mill increase in the borough property tax rate and the elimination of the town’s drop-off recycling program when 2015 arrives. In each case, rising costs are a factor. Council on Tuesday approved the proposed tax hike ...

IUP student found pinned under car still in critical condition

By Tribune-Review
An Indiana University of Pennsylvania student who was pinned beneath his car in Indiana after a jack failed remained in critical condition Wednesday at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. Nicholas Landman, 19, who is from Grindstone, Fayette County, was injured when ...

Indiana Area School District contends with 2nd bomb threat

By Tribune-Review
State police are investigating a bomb threat at Indiana Area Senior High School that caused the cancellation of classes Monday. Troopers reported the alleged threat was discovered around 10:15 a.m. in a bathroom at the school in White Township. Students initially ...

Indiana County man pleads guilty to manslaughter

By Tribune-Review
An Indiana County man, who was so angry at a friend for “mooching” food that he fatally shot him on Memorial Day weekend, pleaded guilty Monday to a reduced charge of voluntary manslaughter. James Allen Buterbaugh, 59, of Marion Center, could ...

Small volunteer group has big impact helping homeless, hungry in Indiana County

By Debbie Black
Five Indiana women have taken on a mission of tackling such problems as hunger and homelessness on a local level. They recently turned their focus ...

Civil War veteran’s biography recounts journey from Hong Kong to Indiana County

By Jeanette Wolff
Thomas Sylvanus is unique among Indiana County’s Civil War veterans. He is the only one among their ranks who was Chinese. Ruthanne Lum McCunn, who chronicles ...

Indiana County looks to close funding gap for veterans’ housing

By Greg Reinbold
Indiana County officials are seeking donations from the community to cover roughly $110,000 in construction costs associated with the planned Clinton Street Commons housing complex ...

Saltsburg equestrian earns spot in prestigious Rolex event

By Gina Delfavero
Not everyone can say they’ve fulfilled one of their greatest dreams in life. Not so for Amanda Wilson, an equestrian from Saltsburg who will be ...

Blairsville arena provides new venue for paintball fans

By Jeff Himler
Rob Hayden III is targeting local paintball fans — as customers for the new recreational venue he manages in Blairsville. Strike First Paintball Arena is set ...

United School District considers converting boilers for natural gas

By Jeff Himler
United School District is looking for ways to cut its winter heating bill. A switch to natural gas as a heating fuel is an option the school board is considering. Consultant Dave Kramer, an account executive with Schneider Electric, told United ...

Vandals cause damage at IUP stadium

By Tribune-Review
Campus police at Indiana University of Pennsylvania are looking for vandals who broke a water line, damaged a cash register and smashed a glass-front refrigerator at Miller Stadium. The unknown person or persons entered the visitor concession stand at about 7 ...

Westmoreland man charged in shooting

By Tribune-Review
A 39-year-old New Florence man is facing multiple criminal charges for an incident last month in Indiana County where he allegedly shot at a Blairsville area man during an argument, police said. David S. Blackburn of New Florence was charged by ...

Blairsville man dies from injuries from Wednesday crash

By Tribune-Review
A Blairsville man who was critically injured Wednesday in a one-car accident in Conemaugh Township has died at a Pittsburgh hospital. Kenneth C. Anthony, 46, died at 8:02 p.m. Thursday in UPMC Presbyterian where he was transported after the crash, according ...

Proposed 5-mill tax hike eyed in Saltsburg

By Gina Delfavero
Saltsburg property owners can expect to pay about a third more in borough real estate taxes next year after borough council voted to advertise a proposed 2015 budget that will increase the tax rate from 11.2 mills to 16.2 mills. ...

Indiana County recognizes senior volunteers for environmental efforts

By Gina Delfavero
Two local volunteers, both heavily involved in environmental initiatives in Indiana County, were lauded by the county commissioners at the board’s Oct. 29 meeting The commissioners read proclamations to congratulate JoAnne Ferraro of New Florence and John Dudash of Homer City, ...

Reed holds off challenger in 62nd District race

By Jeff Himler
Rep. Dave Reed easily won a seventh term in the state House in Tuesday’s general election, garnering nearly twice as many votes as his opponent Kevin Freeberg did in the race for Indiana County’s 62nd District seat. According to unofficial results, ...

Homer City OKs tentative 2015 budget with 1-mill tax increase

By Jeff Himler
Homer City Council chose the fiscally safer of two options Tuesday by voting for a tentative 2015 budget that would raise local real estate taxes by one mill. At the panel’s monthly meeting, borough manager Rob Nymick presented council with ...

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