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     The May seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Pennsylvania went down two-tenths of a percentage point to 4.5 percent and the national rate decreased one-tenth to 3.8 percent. Over the year, the mSA’s rate fell 1.5 percentage points. Indiana tied Greene County for the 45th lowest unemployment rate among Pennsylvania’s 67 counties. Unemployment rates and rankings of adjacent counties were: Jefferson (4.2%, t-43 rd); Clearfield (4.6%, t-54 th); Cambria (4.7%, t-60th); Westmoreland (3.9%, t-29 th); and Armstrong (4.5%, t-48th). Unemployment rates across Pennsylvania ranged from 2.7 percent in Chester County to 6.0 percent in Forest County.  
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:59:00 -0400

    Indaian librar offers services to Burrell Township

    The Indiana Free Library has waived its nonresident fees and offered its services at no charge for residents of Burrell Township, where the local library began an unplanned closure in January.
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:48:00 -0400

    Penelec renews energy conservation package

    Penelec has renewed a program that offers a package of energy-saving products to its customers at no charge.
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:30:00 -0400

    Program on goats set for Saturday

    A program titled “What All ‘Goats’ Into Having Goats” will be presented from 3 to 4:15 p.m. Saturday at the Yellow Creek State Park Environmental Learning Center, 170 Route 259, Penn Run.
  • Sun, 15 Jul 2018 00:58:00 -0400

    Report details state data on ozone, smog pollution

    Indiana has its problems with ozone or smog pollution, according to a report issued Thursday by a statewide environmental organization, but they pale by comparison with other cities and/or metropolitan areas in Pennsylvania and across the country.
  • Sun, 15 Jul 2018 00:56:00 -0400

    Penns Manor school board awards contracts

    KENWOOD — Penns Manor Area School District’s board of directors took care of multiple contracts and personnel matters that included some multiple appointments at its monthly meeting Thursday.
  • Sun, 15 Jul 2018 00:54:00 -0400

    Democrats open campaign base

    The Indiana County Democratic Party held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for its headquarters at 572 Philadelphia St., Indiana.
  • Sun, 15 Jul 2018 00:54:00 -0400

    NIE summer reading program underway

    STUDENTS – Read The Indiana Gazette this summer and earn a commemorative “READ You’ll be Amazed at What You Find” T-shirt.
  • Sun, 15 Jul 2018 00:54:00 -0400

    A sacred space: Flood victims find eternal rest at Grandview

    Stroll through the older sections of Grandview Cemetery, in the Johnstown suburb of Southmont, and the echoes of the past are impossible to ignore.
  • Sun, 15 Jul 2018 00:49:00 -0400

    Are you smarter than a Youth Dairy Day participant?

    In mid-June, a group of youth ranging from age 5 to 18 gathered at the Indiana County Fairgrounds for a full day of learning about all things dairy — cow stomachs, water quality, dairy goat breeds, animal management, etc. To…
  • Sun, 15 Jul 2018 00:49:00 -0400

    Three from S&T take on new roles with PBA

    S&T Bank, based in Indiana, has announced the appointment of three executives to expanded roles in the Pennsylvania Bankers Association.
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:21:51 +0000

    Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza to open fourth Pittsburgh-area location

    Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza announced an opening date for its fourth Pittsburgh-area location. The new South Fayette Township location at 160 Millers Run Road at the Gateway Shops in Newbury Market will open Thursday, according to a news release. The location was first announced in April. The 2,600-square-foot restaurant that uses an open-kitchen format to create personal-sized pizzas will seat 44 customers inside and 25 outside with a patio, the release said. It employs 50 people. The restaurant…
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:56:58 +0000

    Giant Eagle, workers reach contract agreement

    Giant Eagle and its union workers have reached a tentative contract agreement after about three months of negotiations. The region's largest grocery store chain announced the tentative agreement with United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776 Keystone State that began with negotiations in May and were resolved in the early morning hours Friday, according to a news release from Giant Eagle. The agreement, if approved by union members at Giant Eagle, will increase starting rates for new members…
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:44:06 +0000

    WTAE to move frequencies next month

    WTAE Channel 4 and its sister station Cozi TV are moving frequencies. The move, scheduled for 10 a.m. Aug. 24, is a result of FCC changes to make additional airwaves available for wireless internet services, according to a news release. Viewers using cable or satellite will not be affected, as a rescan to adjust will happen automatically through their subscription television provider, but those using over-the-air antennas will have to manually perform the rescan. No new equipment is needed, and…
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:34:37 +0000

    ATI acquires aerospace and defense additive manufacturer

    Allegheny Technologies Inc. announced it has acquired a Connecticut-based metal alloy additive manufacturing company that works in the aerospace and defense industries. ATI (NYSE: ATI) acquired Addaero Manufacturing, located in New Britain, Connecticut, according to a news release. Financial details were not disclosed. “This strategic acquisition brings together ATI’s deep knowledge and experience in commercial aerospace and our industry-leading powder metal manufacturing capabilities, including…
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:25:57 +0000

    Topgolf's Pittsburgh location announces opening date

    Topgolf Pittsburgh will formally open to the public later this week. The Dallas-based company announced it will open to the public at 9 a.m. Friday, according to a press release, for the facility at 400 Presto-Sygan Road in South Fayette Township, a part of the Newbury Market development. "After hosting Topgolf Crush at Heinz Field earlier this summer, we saw firsthand how excited the community is for Topgolf," said Topgolf Pittsburgh Director of Operations Kevin Kraft in a prepared statement.…
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:10:21 +0000

    JLL Report: Vacancy rates for downtown's 17 top-rated buildings

    Vacancy increasing in downtown's next best buildings as renovations and "corporate rightsizings" reduce demand downtown, according to new report.
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 11:57:02 +0000

    Pittsburgh's Coolest Offices: Cafe at Covestro and Bayer campus

    Welcome to Pittsburgh Business Times' Coolest Offices. We will showcase interesting, inspiring and attractive office spaces in the Pittsburgh region every week. COMPANIES: Covestro LLC and Bayer U.S. LLC ADDRESSES: 1 Covestro Circle and 100 Bayer Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15205 TYPES OF COMPANY: Covestro is a materials manufacturer and Bayer is a life sciences company. WHY IT'S A COOL OFFICE: Covestro and Bayer share more than just 100 years of history – both companies call a large campus along…
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 19:01:18 +0000

    URA schedules special board meeting "to execute agreement of sale" for 420 Boulevard of the Allies

    Directors Report for special meeting reveals sales price and other details about Mayor Bill Peduto's plan to buy former Art Institute as new hub for city agencies.
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:49:49 +0000

    Newbury Market expected to build off new draw from Topgolf

    Topgolf brings new momentum to Newbury Market development in South Fayette.
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:41:27 +0000

    Covestro partners with Plug and Play to seek out relevant startups

    The materials company looks toward digitalization as it considers new collaborations.
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