7 hrs ago
Erie Times News
Response mixed on bill to let teachers carry guns
A bill that would allow Pennsylvania teachers and other school employees to carry guns at work drew a mixed reaction Tuesday from lawmakers. Republican Sen. Donald White, R-Indiana, the prime sponsor, said at a Senate Education Committee hearing that the bill would give school boards more options for protecting students, especially those in rural areas that rely on often-distant state troopers for protection.
11 hrs ago
Indiana man victim of stabbing
Suffering from two stab wounds in the arm, an Indiana man was sent to Allegheny General Hospital Sunday for treatment. Giovanni Brown, 21, was stabbed in the 1300 block of Oakland Avenue at approximately 5:45 p.m. Sunday while "involved in a confrontation," according to an Indiana Borough Police Department news release.
15 hrs ago
Phila. cig tax clears House committee
The Pennsylvania House could vote as early as Wednesday to authorize Philadelphia to impose a $2-per-pack tax on cigarettes to raise money for its cash-starved schools. The proposed new tax had been caught in a legislative logjam since the summer, but now appears on a fast track to Gov. Corbett's desk.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Man stabbed outside Indiana, Pa. pizza shop
Police said a 21-year-old man became involved in an argument with several men in a car in the 1300 block of Oakland Avenue. WE'RE WORKING TO FIND OUT MORE DETAILS FROM POLICE.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
With fewer high school graduates, colleges try creative recruiting
As Indiana University of Pennsylvania's vice president of enrollment, he knew black and Hispanic students from eastern Pennsylvania flourished at the public university in Pennsylvania's coal country. And he knew that minorities would outnumber whites among elementary and secondary students for the first time this year.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Harry C. Clark
He was born in Johnstown, son of the late Lawrence W. and Ruth Ann Clark. He married Arlene E. Balchin on Aug. 4, 1979, in Luray, Va.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Supervisors approve plans for Ayr Township hog farm
Residents packed the Ayr Township municipal building for a special meeting to discuss land development plans for a large hog operation on Great Cove Road. Supervisors listened to more than an hour of public comment before telling the standing-room only crowd that they are obligated to vote based on whether the plans meet township ordinances.
IUP's police chief retires after three decades of service
Sam Clutter, police chief of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Police Department, retired from his position after three decades of service Friday. In 1985, Sam Clutter walked down the creaky floors of Sutton Hall to start his first day of work as a police officer.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Teen who killed grandparents kills self in prison
Prison officials say a northeastern Pennsylvania teenager who pleaded guilty to killing his grandparents has committed suicide inside his cell. Judy White, spokeswoman for the Pine Grove state prison in Indiana, tells The Derrick that the body of 15-year-old Zachary Proper was found Monday night.
Flume and Chet Faker's 'Drop the Game' (Sweater Beats Remix): Exclusive Premiere
The post-EDM electronic scene in Australia has gotten a lot of attention because of Flume , a DJ and producer who has been selling out shows around the world with his subtler, sexier dancefloor workout indebted to J Dilla and Flying Lotus . Earlier this year he dropped the Drop the Game EP with fellow Aussie Chet Faker , who has lent his richly mumblemouthed vocals to Flume's instrumentals before.
The Sanatoga Post
Tuesday's Headlines In The Sanatoga Post
Exelon $10K Benefits Township Emergency Team Lower Pottsgrove Township's Emergency Management Services team received a $10,000 donation Friday from Exelon Nuclear's Limerick Generating Station. Where Did $541,160 Go In July? Check The Warrant Of the more than $3.35 million spent on Lower Pottsgrove township operations during the first seven months of 2014, about $541,000 was paid out during July.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
PA. Mom Sentenced To Prison For Obtaining "Abortion Pill" For Daughter Who Lacked Insurance
A Pennsylvania mother is going to prison for providing her daughter with an abortifacient she obtained by mail. Mary Ann Whalen's 16-year daughter became pregnant and lacked health insurance to pay for an abortion.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
The Morning Call
Get cultured: Lehigh Valley fall arts preview
Robert Indiana's 'LOVE' , fabricated metal and powder coat. It's part of 'Robert Indiana From A to Z' at the Allentown Art Museum Oct. 12-Jan. 25 Robert Indiana's 'LOVE' , fabricated metal and powder coat.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Folk and Bluegrass This Weekend
Outdoor festivals and fairs continue this weekend, including a folk and a bluegrass festival within an hour's drive of Altoona. The folk festival happens in downtown Indiana.
IUP offers an abundance of extracurriculars
As fall season begins at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, students are able to get involved in the vast array of extracurriculars, including some well-known and lesser-known student-run organizations offered on campus. The Student Film Association, founded by current IUP graduate student Anthony Bonelli , is dedicated to giving current students first-hand experience in moviemaking by collaborating to create a film every year.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Auction showcases wooden animal treadmill, other antique farm equipment
What: Stanley Wolf antiques auction When: 9 a.m. Sept. 6 Where: 714 Black Horse Tavern Road, Cumberland Township Details: www.auctionzip.com , ID number 21906.
Liquor board pays record $526M to Pa. in 2013-14
The agency that controls liquor and wine sales in Pennsylvania has transferred a record $526 million to the state government's main bank account.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Exhibit on real Johnny Appleseed will hit the roadExhibit on real...
Exhibit on real Johnny Appleseed will hit the road Exhibit on real Johnny Appleseed will hit the road Check out this story on thetimesherald.com: http://bwne.ws/1pEYORK American folk hero Johnny Appleseed figurine is part of the collection at the Johnny Appleseed Educational Center and Museum.
IUP president opens academic year
President Michael Driscoll and a panel of Indiana University of Pennsylvania community members opened the 2014-2015 academic year at 9 a.m. Aug. 22 at Fisher Auditorium.
Life without a car in central Pa.? I wouldn't recommend it: Cyndie Watkins #HBGNext
Editor's note: Through #HBGNext, readers have expressed concern about how well the region's transit system serves city residents.