Articles and News

March 3, 2021

Feds authorize $52M for abandoned mine cleanup and economic development in Pennsylvania

WASHINGTON — The White House announced on Monday it will send more than $52 million to Pennsylvania to clean up its extensive abandoned mine lands and boost […]
August 14, 2019

Environmental Issues Committee produces “All About Plastic” Guide

July 26, 2019

Indiana Borough’s 8th St. Lot Project: Turning an Asphalt Desert into a Destination

July 23, 2019

Indiana County Solar Co-Op Most Successful in PA: Sign Up Date Extended!!!

July 9, 2019

25th Ghost Town Trail Anniversary

A committee consisting of members of the C&I Trail Council, Indiana County Parks and Trails, Cambria County Conservation and Recreation Authority, and other interested parties is […]
June 28, 2019

Indiana Borough Reaches Gold Certification!!!

The PA State Association of Boroughs recently recognized Indiana Borough for its achievement of reaching Gold status in the Sustainable Pennsylvania Community Certification program. Indiana’s Gold […]
May 31, 2019

Solar Panel Installations Small Beginnings

With the assistance of Solar United Neighbors, the Indiana Solar Co-Op selected Groundhog Solar LLC to install solar panels within the Co-Op and held open signups […]
May 31, 2019

Farmers’ Markets in Indiana County

5/31/19 Farmers’ markets season is in full bloom! Following are a few farmers’ markets within the county running from June through October.   Indiana County’s Saturday […]
May 31, 2019

Indiana Borough Hosts Rain Barrel Workshop

After months of preparation, Indiana Borough hosted a workshop on rain barrels and stormwater management at this year’s May Mart. Borough staff members were tasked with […]
May 31, 2019

Riparian Zone Restorations

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy planted three riparian sites within Indiana County spring of 2019. One in each of these townships: Center, East Mahoning, and Banks. Across the […]
January 2, 2019

Current Weather Patterns affect Indiana County in Many Ways

1/2/2019 Excerpt from The Hawkeye  by David Loomis A front-page story in The Indiana Gazette recently reported on this year’s local weather (Nov. 25, 2018). Slow […]
December 13, 2018

Kiski River Comeback

12/13/18 Kiski River Makes a Comeback – Article by the Indiana Gazette  
December 13, 2018

Sustainability Task Force Summary Report Received by Commissioners

12/13/18 The Indiana Gazette Article, “Sustainability Report Received”,  covers the County Commissioners accepting the 2018 Final Report of the Indiana County Sustainable Economic Development Task Force. […]
June 13, 2018

“Local Foods, Local Places”

6/13/18 Task Force announces it is the recipeint of technical assistance from the “Local Foods, Local Places” program backed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Indiana […]
November 9, 2017

Officials discuss newly created economic development group

11/9/17 The Indiana County commissioners Wednesday gave their blessing to a new organization that will look for ways the county can attract economic development, provide good […]
November 7, 2017

Sustainable Indiana County Front Page of the Indiana Gazette

11/7/17 Sustainable Strategies DC, Matt Ward has been featured on the front page of the Indiana Gazette. “Matt Ward of Sustainable Strategies DC was the keynote […]