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Gorgone Homicide Trial Update

The trial began Monday for a Johnstown man accused of stabbing a woman to death over the price of a refrigerator during a Facebook Marketplace sale gone wrong. Joshua Gorgone appeared in front of a jury Monday in Cambria County court. He is charged with criminal homicide in the death...
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State police locate missing Indiana County woman

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — State police have located a missing Indiana County woman.Police had previously reported that Paula May Erickson was last seen in the area of West Indiana Street in Homer City Borough on Tuesday around 6:15 p.m.An update was provided by police, saying that she had been found. 
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Two-vehicle fatal crash in Perry County

Jackson Towship – The Lancaster Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred Tuesday,September 27, at approximately 2:01 PM. The crash occurred on State Route 668 in Jackson Township, Perry County. A black 2017 Ford Explorer operated by Tera Binkley, age 44,...
PERRY COUNTY, OH

What's going on in and around Somerset County?

Dr. Tyra Phipps releases book Tyra Phipps Tyra from Frostburg University, announced that "More Folded Notes Middle Year Memories" (the follow-up to "Folded Notes") is now available at Amazon.com. This new book was released in August of 2022. It is a semi-autobiographical work of people and places that are treasures written into a fictional storyline of life’s challenges, endings and new beginnings. ...
SOMERSET COUNTY, PA
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POLICE SEARCHING FOR MISSING ENDANGERED HOMER CITY WOMAN

Troopers are searching for Paula May Erickson, 74, after she left her residence on West Indiana Street, Homer City Borough, Indiana County at approximately 6:15 p.m. this evening and has not returned home. Erickson is described as a White, non-Hispanic female and is 5’2” tall and 155 lbs. with hazel...
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TWO CRASHES REPORTED TUESDAY MORNING

It’s been a busy morning for first responders as two vehicle crashes have been reported by Indiana County 911. The first crash was at 6:22 this morning on Route 259 in West Wheatfield Township. Armagh-East Wheatfield and Clyde fire departments were dispatched at the time along with Citizens Ambulance and state police to the scene. No details have been provided yet.
INDIANA, PA
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SHOOTING THREAT REPORTED ON IUP CAMPUS

UPDATE: Per an email sent to IUP employees, classes and activities are continuing today as scheduled, but an increased police presence will remain at Leonard Hall for now. IUP police have increased their presence at one of the university’s education buildings after a shooting threat surfaced. According to IUP...
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I-ACT TEAM HOLDS MEETING IN ADVANCE OF HOMECOMING WEEKEND

On Tuesday, the Indiana Area Collaborative Team held a stakeholder meeting as part of the group’s preparation for IUP Homecoming weekend. Representatives from various stakeholder groups including law enforcement, the university, landlord groups and others were on hand to share information for the events that will happen for the remainder of the week and for homecoming weekend. I-ACT media representative Michelle Fryling talked about the importance of everyone working together for the mission of keeping things safe over this celebratory weekend.
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Lemon Bomb Tattoo Company Hosts Tattoo Event

The Lemon Bomb Tattoo Company hosted a tattoo benefit for the Humane Society of Cambria county on Sunday. As a part of the fundraising effort, the shop pre-designed different tattoos for people to choose from each one ranging from 70-100$ with all proceeds going to the humane society. The event...
CAMBRIA COUNTY, PA
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POLICE REPORTS: THEFT, DUI

A Pittsburgh man is charged with theft for an incident last night at the Sheetz on Wayne Avenue. Police say the theft happened at 11:21 PM. The suspect, 19-year-old Paul McClintock of Pittsburgh, allegedly took items from the store and was identified by store security. Police did not say what he stole. Charges were filed via summons through District Judge Guy Haberl’s office.
PITTSBURGH, PA
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FORMER INDIANA, MARION CENTER BASKETBALL COACH PASSES AWAY

A longtime Indiana County high school basketball coach recently passed away. It was announced today that Joseph Lynn Fry, former head coach for Marion Center boys basketball, passed away on Monday. Known to many as “Coach” and “Chico”, Fry’s basketball career began when he played at Marion Center in the late 1960s, eventually becoming a part of the Stingers’ boys basketball coaching staff in the mid-1970s.
INDIANA COUNTY, PA
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NEGOTIATIONS UNDERWAY BETWEEN APSCUF, PASSHE FOR NEW FACULTY CONTRACT

Negotiations have stated between the State System of Higher Education and the union that represents the faculty at IUP and other state-owned universities. According to a news release, the faculty contract negotiations got underway about nine months before the contract expires, which will be on June 30th of next year. On Monday, both sides met to discuss the negotiations process, and the negotiation teams scheduled a meeting for next month.
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Second student in IUP wins Statler Foundation Scholarship, awarded full-ride

The second student in IUP history earns full-tuition scholarship for academic excellence and industry passion. Josephine Vance, 22, (senior, hotel, restaurant, tourism, and event planning) becomes the second student attending IUP to receive the Statler Foundation’s Scholarship of Excellence according to a press release from IUP. The scholarship is a competitive award granted to students who can demonstrate academic excellence, character, and dedication to the hotel industry, and it provides $25,000 for the cost of tuition, fees and books.
INDIANA, PA
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Local News 9/27/22

The jury trial began this week for a Johnstown man accused of stabbing a woman to death over the price of a mini refrigerator during a Facebook Marketplace sale that went wrong. WJAC TV reports Joshua Gorgone appeared in front of a jury Monday in Cambria County court. He is...
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IUP UPDATES COVID-19 STATUS

Another change has been announced for IUP’s main campus and branch campuses regarding Covid-19. According to a news release from the university, the CDC updated the community level Covid-19 statuses late last week to Low status for Indiana, Armstrong and Allegheny County. Jefferson County remains in the low status.
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