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State troopers investigate burglary in Indiana County
State police are investigating after they say a man stole items from an Indiana County gas station early Wednesday morning. A man broke the front glass windows and entered the One Stop convenience store, 90 Indiana Street, Armagh, at 1:28 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. He stole...
Greensburg Assault Leads to Charges Against Indiana County Couple
GREENSBURG, PA – The Greensburg City Police Department, in collaboration with the Westmoreland County District… The post Greensburg Assault Leads to Charges Against Indiana County Couple appeared first on Shore News Network.
PSP INVESTIGATING HARASSMENT CASE AT WHITE TOWNSHIP HOTEL
State police are investigating a case of harassment that happened at a White Township hotel on Monday. Troopers were called out at 9:19 AM on Monday for a report of an unidentified man causing a disturbance in the lobby of the Quality Inn on Wayne Avenue. A hotel employee told investigators that the suspect started screaming profanities and made disparaging comments about Middle Eastern people due to them not hiring anyone at that point in time.
WHITE TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS APPROVE LIQUOR LICENSE TRANSFER FOR PRIMANTI BROTHERS
The White Township Supervisors approved two motions connected with a restaurant going in at Regency Mall. The first was a resolution to allow a liquor license to be transferred into the township from a Sheetz location to be used at the new Primanti Brothers location. That came on the heels of a public hearing where no objections were made to the transfer. The second resolution was a new plan development for the property and deals with the sanitary sewer component of the property.
When will it snow in Ohio and Pennsylvania?
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – We are past the official start of the fall season, and our early morning temperatures are getting cooler. A little taste of fall is already here. It won’t be too much longer until the snowflakes start popping back into the forecast as we push through the fall season.
Latrobe man sentenced in police chase
A Latrobe man was sentenced to two to five years in a state prison Monday in connection with a police chase in Indiana County. Matthew Rebar, 30, who also lists a Connellsville address in court records, pleaded guilty in June to aggravated assault, fleeing from police, driving under the influence and related offenses.
Kiski School completes part one of major renovation project
SALTSBURG, Pa. — A local boys' boarding school is getting a big upgrade. The Kiski School in Saltsburg, Indiana County, just completed part one of a major renovation project. At the end of the three-year plan, the school will have a fully renovated, state-of-the-art hub for what it calls...
BLAIRSVILLE MAN SENTENCED IN DRUG TRAFFICKING CASE
A Blairsville man was sentenced Monday morning for charges stemming back to January 2022. Indiana County District Attorney Robert Manzi said in a news release 28-year-old Steven Aukerman was sentenced to serve 18 to 36 months in a state correctional facility for a charge of possession with intent to distribute less than a gram of fentanyl, a charge he pleaded guilty to on September 1.
PUNXSUTAWNEY MAN REPORTED MISSING
Police and family members are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing Punxsutawney teenager. The Punxsutawney Spirit reports, 18 year old Jacob Bianco, was last seen Sept. 21 on Pine Street in Punxsutawney. Bianco is 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds. When last seen, he was wearing a black hoodie and carrying a backpack. The front page of the Spirit has a photo of him.
Police arrest woman on drug charges after officer spots transaction at Vandergrift convenience store
Vandergrift police say an Armstrong County woman was arrested after an officer saw her buying crack cocaine while parked at a convenience store gas pump. Melissa Elaine Ferraro, 39, of the 100 block of Girty Road in South Bend Township was charged with a felony count of possession of drugs with the intent to deliver and criminal use of a communications facility along with a count of drug possession and a traffic citation.
STATE FUNDING TO PAVE WAY FOR ELECTRICAL OCCUPATIONS PROGRAM AT ICTC
A new electrical occupations program will soon come to the Indiana County Technology Center (ICTC) thanks to grant funding that was awarded to the institution. In a joint announcement on Facebook, Senator Joe Pittman and State Representative Jim Struzzi announced that ICTC was awarded $200,000 from the Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career state grant that will allow Indiana County high school students in grades 10-12 to take part in an electrical occupations program. The program would address the ongoing need for technical and skill jobs in the state while adding more programs to ICTC’s curriculum.
Tennessee Couple Behind Bars After Traffic Stop in Punxsutawney Reveals Illegal Firearms, Drugs
PUNXSUTAWNEY BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – A man and a woman from Tennessee were arrested in Punxsutawney Borough after authorities discovered illegal firearms and drugs in their vehicle Friday evening. According to State Police in Punxsutawney, a traffic stop was conducted on a 2007 Ford Mustang on S Gilpin Street...
State Police Calls: Intoxicated Woman Found Running Barefoot on State Route 119
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (EYT) – State Police in Punxsutawney responded to the following incidents:. Punxsutawney-based State Police received a report of an incident of theft by deception on September 23 around 10:53 a.m. Police say it was reported that an unauthorized transaction was made for $19.72 utilizing the victim’s PayPal...
WOMAN CHARGED WITH BAD CHECKS, DRUG POSSESSION DUE FOR SENTENCING HEARING
Several sentencing hearings are scheduled to be held today in Indiana County Court, including one for a woman charged with drug-related crimes along with passing bad checks. 40-year-old Tiffany Anne Jackson of Pitcarin pleaded guilty to a bad checks charge in one case and faces charges of possession of a controlled substance and of drug paraphernalia, possession with intent to deliver, and disorderly conduct for incidents that go back to February 9th of this year. Clymer police said they were investigating the bad check accusation when they came across Jackson looking for her cell phone she said she left at Tate’s Supermarket. Police noticed the smell of marijuana coming from her person and asked her if they could look in their backpack. They found inside a brick of heroin along with 20 stamp bags and two individual bags that contained a white powdery substance.
State Police Searching for Missing ATV
GREEN TWP., Pa. – State Police are investigating after an ATV was stolen from an area residence. On September 24, 2023 at approximately 1:00 a.m., a red 2001 Polaris Scrambler 500 ATV was stolen from the driveway of a residence along Larch Road in Green Township, Indiana County. The...
‘Keep it from becoming a strip mall’: Plum farm joins state preservation program
Farmland may be disappearing from Western Pennsylvania, but some property owners are bucking the trend. Greg and Kim Serakowski of Plum, for example, guarantee that their 36 acres off Elicker Road is preserved in perpetuity. On Sept. 26, they greeted guests with custom-made ball caps and T-shirts to celebrate Serakowski...
JMU Ranked Among Best Schools for Party Scenes
HARRISONBURG, Va – The Wall Street Journal has released a survey of its best party schools and there is a local flavor in it. It’s often a point of collegiate pride about which school party’s the hardest. And the winner is…Indiana University of Pennsylvania. At least according...
Local PennDOT Employees from District 10 Honored with Star of Excellence Awards
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) recently recognized 31 employees at a ceremony in Harrisburg. These employees received the Star of Excellence, PennDOT's highest award, from Secretary Mike Carroll. Two of the recipients were from PennDOT's District 10, which includes Armstrong, Butler, Clarion, Indiana, and Jefferson counties.
IUP's 24-Hour Theater event brought murder mystery plays to life
Theater students at IUP had a very eventful weekend with their 24 Hour Theater event. This 24 Hour Theater event was put on by Alpha Psi Omega (APO), the National Theatre Honors Fraternity. This event was a “collaborative performance put on by an ensemble who first came together 24 hours before the performance. Our team of actors, writers, directors and technical crew all had a day to come up with a brand new, never before seen piece of theater,” said Ellie Abbott (junior, musical theater).
HOUSE GUTTED BY FIRE IN YOUNG TOWNSHIP
Ten fire departments were on the scene for a house fire this morning in Young Township. (Photos by Josh Widdowson) Indiana County 911 reported the fire at 8:09 AM at a home along Green Street near the intersection with Iselin Road. Iselin-West Lebanon, Coal Run-McIntyre, Tunnelton, Elderton, Aultman and Kiski fire departments were dispatched to the scene initially, with Black Lick, New Alexandria, Parks Township and West Leechburg fire departments called in about a half-hour later. Both Citizens and LifeStat ambulance services were on-scene, along with the RIT team.