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Nicole E. Devlin | Obituaries  Indiana Gazette

Nicole E. Devlin, 37, of Blairsville, died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at her home.

Teen Accused Of Posting Threats Against Blairsville High School  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. BURRELL TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A teenager is facing charges for allegedly posting threats against an Indiana County ...

School board approves contracts | News  Indiana Gazette

BURRELL TOWNSHIP — The Blairsville-Saltsburg school board approved a list of supplemental contracted and volunteer positions for the 2019-2020 school ...

Blairsville teenager drowns near Erie | News  Indiana Gazette

WATERFORD TOWNSHIP — A 2018 Blairsville High School graduate drowned Tuesday night while swimming at Sparrow Point Family Campground in Erie ...

Directors approve purchase of new Chromebooks | News  Indiana Gazette

BURRELL TOWNSHIP — The Blairsville-Saltsburg school board voted Tuesday to purchase 1070 Chromebooks to replace those being used by students in ...

Kenneth R. Bruner | Obituaries  Indiana Gazette

Kenneth Ralph Bruner, 72, of Blairsville, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at his home.

Performance scheduled at Blairsville High School | News  Indiana Gazette

The production “The Elves and the Shoemaker” by Noah Smith will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Blairsville High School Auditorium.

Tax increase may be on horizon at Blairsville-Saltsburg  Indiana Gazette

BURRELL TOWNSHIP — For 10 consecutive years, the Blairsville-Saltsburg School District has been able to avoid a tax increase.

Blairsville High School Class of 1957 holds 60th reunion  Indiana Gazette

Members of the Blairsville High School Class of 1957 met on Aug. 18 at Pie Cucina Ristorante in Blairsville for their 60th class reunion.

Directors tour schools as they consider cost-saving upgrades  Indiana Gazette

CONEMAUGH TOWNSHIP — Members of the Blairsville-Saltsburg school board have been touring schools that recently participated in energy-savings ...

Blairsville: Fitness Zone constructed at middle-high | School News  Indiana Gazette

Construction is underway on a new outdoor Fitness Zone at Blairsville Middle-High School. Blairsville is the first school in Indiana County to receive this grant ...

Blairsville: Cheerleaders compete at state level | School News  Indiana Gazette

The Blairsville High School competitive cheerleading squad made history for their school this past weekend when they traveled to Hershey to compete in the ...

Blairsville: Cheerleaders take title at Tri-County competition  Indiana Gazette

The Blairsville High School competitive cheerleaders claimed the first-place title for the first time in 20 years at the Tri-County cheerleading competition over the ...

Council outlaws vaping, e-cigarettes | Local News  Indiana Gazette

BLAIRSVILLE — The days are over for the use of electronic cigarettes and similar devices that simulate smoking, for delivery of nicotine without burning tobacco, ...

That moment when you get named Homecoming queen  Indiana Gazette

Blairsville High School senior Maggi Sarver, a daughter of Jim and Kristin Sarver, was announced as the 2018 Homecoming queen at halftime of the Bobcats' ...

WR 'Bob' Robinson | Obituaries  Indiana Gazette

W.R. “Bob” Robinson, 92, of Blairsville, died Thursday, April 4, 2019, at his home.

Blairsville majorettes continue successful season | News  Indiana Gazette

The Blairsville High School Competition Team recently finished a successful season, finishing first numerous times and winning national titles.

Scholarships awarded | Announcements  Indiana Gazette

The Blairsville Monday Music Club awarded scholarships to three graduating seniors at Blairsville High School.

Blairsville Football Team Forfeits After Student Suicides  CBS Local

BLAIRSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – A western Pennsylvania high school will forfeit a football game while students and staff grieve the recent suicides of two students.

Blairsville-Saltsburg School District acts on student comment  Indiana Gazette

BLAIRSVILLE — School officials on Friday disciplined a senior at Blairsville High School who alarmed others with “inappropriate comments” in the wake of the ...

Donald Doak | Obituaries  Indiana Gazette

Donald James Doak, 69, of Athens, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 14, 2019.

School official: Community grieving, counselors provided after two Blairsville students found dead within days

An Indiana County community is receiving an outpouring of support across the region in the wake of two separate suicides by Blairsville High School students.

Blairsville social media star to open Christmas concert at KCAC  Indiana Gazette

Area music fans couldn't ask for much more for Christmas than what the Kovalchick Complex plans to deliver to Indiana on Dec. 16.

Graduation ceremonies set for area schools | News  Indiana Gazette

Area high schools will hold baccalaureate and graduation ceremonies on the following dates:

Student of the Month: Adrian Escalona | Announcements  Indiana Gazette

The Blairsville Monday Music Club featured Adrian Escalona as the Student of the Month at its meeting on Oct. 15 at the Blairsville United Presbyterian Church.

Blairsville: Pink Out event raises money for Birdie's Closet, staffer  Indiana Gazette

Blairsville Middle-High School recently raised $150 for Birdie's Closet at IRMC and gave $500 to a Blairsville staff member who is currently fighting cancer.

Blairsville-Saltsburg receives workforce grant | News  Indiana Gazette

BURRELL TOWNSHIP — The Blairsville-Saltsburg School District has been awarded a grant of nearly $54000 from the Tri-County Workforce Investment Board ...

School rallies for cancer-stricken teacher | News  Indiana Gazette

BURRELL TOWNSHIP — For 15 minutes Friday, the Blairsville High School gym was the biggest hair styling salon in Indiana County.

Benz scholarship now available | Community News  Indiana Gazette

The William L. and Margaret L. Benz Foundation has announced the availability of applications for scholarships for the 2019-20 school year.

Blairsville: Students awarded through Challenge Program | School News  Indiana Gazette

Several Blairsville High School students recently won scholarships from the Challenge Program to reward them for good academic habits. The Challenge ...

Sherrie Denney | Obituaries  Indiana Gazette

Sherrie (Rummel) Denney, 56, of Blairsville, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at UPMC East, Monroeville.

Blairsville: Musical performance wraps up months of hard work  Indiana Gazette

The Blairsville High School musical theater department presented “Once on This Island” April 11-13. The melodic tale is about forbidden love between people ...

Gazette Photos: Blairsville Fashion Show | News  Indiana Gazette

Allison Oswald, a student at Blairsville High School, flashed a peace sign Saturday during “What Goes Around Comes Around,” a fashion show highlighting ...

Blairsville forfeits football game against Ligonier Valley after student deaths

The Heritage Conference football game between Ligonier Valley and Blairsville on Friday night at the Bobcats' field has been cancelled due the tragic deaths of ...

County fair queen reflects on her year as agriculture ambassador  Indiana Gazette

The process of finding a successor to 2018 Indiana County Fair Queen Ashton Stiles has begun.

Blairsville: Senior girls win powder-puff championship | School News  Indiana Gazette

It was Wednesday Night Lights in Blairsville last week as the senior girls secured a three-peat win in the annual Blairsville High School Powder Puff ...

Blairsville: Pep assembly gets kids ready for PSSA testing  Indiana Gazette

Blairsville High School senior athletes, varsity cheerleaders, and marching band and band front members took time out of their regularly scheduled school day ...

Blairsville: High school reinstates student council | School News  Indiana Gazette

Student council has recently made its way back into Blairsville High School after a several-year hiatus.

School safety solutions displayed at western Pa. conference  WHYY

Presentations ran the gamut from so-called “soft” solutions like mental health counseling to “hard” solutions like metal detectors and armed staff.

Joseph Thomas Paul Boehm | Obituaries  Indiana Gazette

Joseph Thomas Paul Boehm, 15, of Blairsville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018.

Rich, Hallmark, Ben, Nap's Dr. Gil, etc. | News  Indiana Gazette

Kudos to Tri Star Motors of Blairsville for a donation of $2300 for the new scoreboard at Blairsville High School, part of an effort to honor the late Rich “Pap”

Blairsville: Assembly presented on drug and alcohol abuse  Indiana Gazette

An Armstrong County judge recently spoke to Blairsville Middle-High School students about the dangers of drugs and alcohol. The prevention program, called ...

Blairsville: Students selected to have art put on display  Indiana Gazette

As fans mobbed the stands for the Heritage Conference basketball finals Feb. 9 at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, four girls from Blairsville ...

Blairsville: Three advance to regional band | School News  Indiana Gazette

Four students at Blairsville High School recently completed a task that they have been waiting for months to execute. Four female students attended the PMEA ...

Memorial Day services set | Community News  Indiana Gazette

BLAIRSVILLE — Blairsville's annual Memorial Day observance will begin with a parade at 10:30 a.m. on Monday.

Supervisors formally reject Route 22 pedestrian bridge | News  Indiana Gazette

BLACK LICK — A protest by local officials against a planned $3 million bridge for hikers and bikers to cross Route 22 reached a new level Friday. The Burrell ...

Robert G. 'Bobby' Myers | Obituaries  Indiana Gazette

Robert Gene “Bobby” Myers, 41, of Indiana and formerly of Blairsville, unexpectedly died Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at Indiana Regional Medical Center.

Board hires new elementary principal | News  Indiana Gazette

CONEMAUGH TOWNSHIP — The Blairsville-Saltsburg school board on Wednesday hired a new principal for Blairsville Elementary School.

Susan Cunkleman | Obituaries  Indiana Gazette

Susan Irene (Dunlap) Cunkelman, 88, of Homer City, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019, at Beacon Ridge, Indiana.

Evelyn K. Zearfoss | Obituaries  Indiana Gazette

Evelyn Kathleen “Kaye” (Bell) Zearfoss, 72, of Blairsville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 11, 2019, at St. Anne Home, Greensburg.

Blairsville: Haircutting event supports women with cancer | School News  Indiana Gazette

Several students and teachers at Blairsville Middle-High School went home with much shorter hair than they arrived with on Oct. 20.

Blairsville: Fourteen take part in Pitt Model United Nations event  Indiana Gazette

Fourteen Blairsville High School students traveled to Pitt Model United Nations for an outside experience in communications and diplomacy. The group was ...

Student of the Month: Cory R. Campbell | Announcements  Indiana Gazette

The Blairsville Monday Music Club featured Cory R. Campbell as the Student of the Month at the club's Feb. 4 meeting. He performed two trumpet solos for the ...

Cody Dunmire | Obituaries  Indiana Gazette

Cody Robert Dunmire, 25, of Indiana, formerly of Blairsville, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at his home.

Lawsuit figures released | Local News  Indiana Gazette

Figures provided by the Blairsville-Saltsburg School District after the filing of a right-to-know request estimate the total cost of a lawsuit filed by former ...

Rhonda K. Chappel, 55  Titusville Herald

Rhonda graduated from Blairsville High School, Class of 1981, with high honors. She obtained a bachelor's of political science in 1985 from Allegheny College ...

Indiana County Entertainment Center | News  Indiana Gazette

Every Thursday, get the Gazette's complete listing of concerts, films, theater, music, dance and other performing arts. It's all one click away in the entertainment ...

Blairsville: Eighth-graders make manufacturing video | School News  Indiana Gazette

Want to know what's so cool about video manufacturing? Technology teacher Michael Funyak and his eighth-grade video production team from Blairsville ...

Indiana trail bridge over Route 22 would benefit region's hikers, bikers  Tribune-Review

Within two years, planners hope to close a gap in a regional hiking and biking trail network by adding a new pedestrian bridge over Route 22 in Indiana County.

Blairsville: Senior places seventh at state FBLA competition in Hershey  Indiana Gazette

Blairsville Middle-High School recently sent 15 students to the state Future Business Leaders of America competition in Hershey. One student, senior Grant ...

Blairsville dedicates veterans memorial and wall  Tribune-Review

After four decades, downtown Blairsville once more has a monument memorializing local residents who served their country in times of war — focusing on those ...

Central Cambria, teachers in contract negotiations | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona Mirror

EBENSBURG — Though Central Cambria School District's teachers voted to authorize a strike earlier this summer, Superintendent Jason Moore said he thinks ...

Resurfacing of Hoodlebug Trail likely to be delayed  Indiana Gazette

Plans are set for improvements to the Hoodlebug hiking and biking trail, but county officials on Wednesday said the work might not begin until next year.

Kirkland retiring after 28 years as Indiana County treasurer  Indiana Gazette

Sandra Kirkland has been handling finances much of her life.

CAMPAIGN 2018: Baker joins race for 62nd District | News  Indiana Gazette

Indiana County Commissioner Chairman Mike Baker has announced that he will seek the Republican nomination for the Pennsylvania House of ...

Penn College NOW  PCToday

The Penn College NOW program provides the opportunity for qualified high school students to earn Pennsylvania College of Technology credits during the ...

| Lenape Elementary Students Now Part of 'Drugs Kill Dreams' Team  The Kittanning Paper

by Jonathan Weaver. More than 200 Lenape Elementary 5th and 6th graders were 'recruited' to the 'Drugs Kill Dreams' team by District Magisterial Judge Gary ...

Age not stopping Morris’ love for coaching  Observer-Reporter

Jim Morris' coaching and teaching career has been a pretty picture.

From the archives: Who were the Atlantic City serial killer's victims?

Before drugs took hold of their lives, the four sex workers slain by a suspected serial killer in Atlantic City were mothers and daughters with hopes and dreams.

Comcast Awards $188,000 In Scholarships To 179 Pennsylvania High School Seniors  PR Newswire

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to ...

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