Amish Teen Accused Of Riding Buggy While Intoxicated Following Crash

CLYMER – An Amish teen is accused of riding his buggy while intoxicated following a crash in the Town of Clymer on Thursday. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office reports the crash happened around 6 p.m. at the intersection of Raspas Hill Road and Railroad Street. Deputies say that an 18-year-old...
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Hillsdale, PAClearfield Progress

PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Frantz Brothers Resources

Notice is hereby given that Frantz Brothers Resources, LLC, P.O. Box 145, Hillsdale, PA 15746 has requested a bond release for Surface Mine Permit #17080117 pursuant to the Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Act. The permit is situated on the properties of Martin M., Marian C., Frank P. Jr., & Paula M. Belella and Jos-Win Farms, Inc., on both sides of T-315, Kantz Hill Road, beginning approximately 1,550' east of the intersection of T-315 and T-335, Smith Road, and extending eastward for a distance of approximately 2,250' in Burnside Township, Clearfield County. The permit was originally issued on December 15, 2009. Bond release of $65,154 is requested on 39.7 acres. Total bond held is $70,270. A Stage II bond release is requested as the area has been backfilled to approximate original contour and is currently supporting the well-established growth of a mixture of grasses, legumes and on some areas, trees. Written comments, objections, or a request for an informal conference concerning the proposed bond release may be submitted to the Bureau of District Mining Operations, Moshannon District Office, 186 Enterprise Drive, Philipsburg, PA 16866 within 30 days following the final (4th) publication date of this notice and must include the person's name, address, telephone number, and a brief description as to the nature of the objection.
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Class ring from 1962 found in Hawaii, returned to owner

PATTON, CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A trip to Hawaii turned into another adventure when a family from Oklahoma found a class ring from Cambria County. “I’m kind of a treasure hunter I guess,” Mary Butterfield, who found the ring, said. “I was looking at all the little crevasses of the rocks and there it was.”
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Fire Crews Rescue Pet Chinchilla From Burning Home

By: KDKA-TV News Staff INDIANA, Pa. (KDKA) — Firefighters in Indiana Borough rescued a chinchilla from a home that caught on fire Friday morning. The fire, which started around 7 a.m., was contained after a coordinated effort from crews and was extinguished within minutes. The Indiana Fire Association says all the residents evacuated the house safely, but they told firefighters that their pet chinchilla was still inside. A firefighter went back inside the house and found the “very lethargic” chinchilla. Firefighters secured an oxygen mask for the pet, and it was more alert after receiving about 10 minutes worth of oxygen.

Chamber of Commerce offers tips to improve Punxsy

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The festivals may have come and gone, but it’s still tourist season in Punxsutawney. Katie Laska, Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce president, said everyone should do their part to make the town welcoming and appealing and show pride for the area. She offered a few simple suggestions:. •...
Cambria County, PAWJAC TV

Cambria Co. officials to unveil new 'safe exchange zones'

CAMBRIA CO, Pa (WJAC) — The Cambria County District Attorney’s Office, in partnership with multiple local police departments, announced the opening of three safe exchange zones in northern Cambria County. The Cambria County municipal building, the Cambria County courthouse, and the Northern Cambria police building will open on Monday as...

IUP student learning ropes as chamber intern

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Jared Klepadlo hadn’t heard of Punxsutawney Phil, or much about Punxsutawney as a community, before this summer. Now, he’s a fan of all things Punxsy. Klepadlo, a junior management information systems major in the Cook Honors College at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, is working as an intern at the Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce this summer.
Indiana, PAWTAJ

Firewood Cutting restricted to protect endangered bat species

(WTAJ)- Firewood cutting may not be as simple as its been in the past. The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Game Commission joined together to receive a permit from the US Fish and Wildfire Service to protect the federally endangered Indiana bat and federally threatened northern long-eared bat.
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Indiana County Upgrades Its Voting Machine Technology

(TNS) — New technology will allow for a quicker, more secure and efficient voting process in Vigo County. The Vigo County Clerk's Office set up a booth with a mock election including the new technologies at the Vigo County Fair in order for citizens to try the machines. "It's very...

More Unemployment Identity Theft Cases

Reports of cases of identity theft tied to fraudulent unemployment claims continue to come in. The Pennsylvania State police announced two more victims Friday: a 35 year old Ridgway man, and a 41 year old Reynoldsville man. People are reminded to not give personal information over the phone, be wary...
Ebensburg, PAMirror

Heating oil costs raising concern

Rising home heating oil prices are causing some concern for area residents who rely on the oil to keep warm during the winter months, but local dealers are urging customers not to hit the panic button just yet. “People’s concern is that it may end up at $3 a gallon,”...
Indiana County,


It was a busy morning in the Indiana County Court of Common Pleas this morning with multiple plea and sentencing hearings on the docket. One of the hearings was for 32-year-old Michael Wisor of Blairsville, who was sentenced before Indiana County President Judge Thomas Bianco for charges of disorderly conduct, reckless endangerment and carrying a firearm without a license on May 11. Those charges stem from a shooting on Nov. 7 along Liekert Ave. in Blairsville.

Countryside Baptist to host Bible school

FROSTBURG — Countryside Baptist Church will hold its “God of Space” themed Vacation Bible School from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 9-13. Classes for all age groups will be held and will feature Bible and missionary stories, crafts, games, ventriloquism, contests, Scripture memorization, penny marches, a missionary project, songs and refreshments.

IUP Track & Field programs earn USTFCCA academic recognition

INDIANA, Pa. - The IUP men's and women's track & field programs were both named All-Academic Teams for 2020-21 by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Thursday. To be recognized as an All-Academic Team, the cumulative grade point average for the program must be...