Monthly Archives: October 2017

The man behind Indiana County Parks & Trails

By Cara Mehalek INDIANA — Edwin R. Patterson, 62, an outdoor enthusiast from Armstrong County, always thought it would be neat to work at a park. Still does. Forty-one years ago he started working for the budding Indiana County park … Continue reading

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Return of the perennial Oak Grove preachers

By Logan Hullinger INDIANA — A group of traveling preachers drew a crowd in the Oak Grove on Monday, and some students gave them hell. Christian itinerants perennially visit the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus to preach the Gospel and … Continue reading

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IUP flood trackers document local changes in storms, climate

Indiana borough flooding I By Cara Mehalek INDIANA — Several short intense storms flooded streets and homes here in June and July. For affected residents, that’s not news. It’s been a dispiriting routine for decades. But a new political reality … Continue reading

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Budget swamped, taxpayers may foot flood funds

Indiana borough flooding II   By Logan R. Hullinger INDIANA — Lee C. Vest is no stranger to flooding. As a longtime resident of the 300 block of Water Street and as a neighbor of Marsh Run, she’s been urging … Continue reading

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Homecoming 2017: town and gown gear up

  By Logan R. Hullinger INDIANA – A wide cross-section of the local town-and-gown community met Monday to discuss carrots and sticks to prod the coming weekend’s Indiana University of Pennsylvania Homecoming celebrations to pass with safety, sobriety and a … Continue reading

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