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12/21/2014
MORE THAN 3,000 PEOPLE ATTENDED B.E. TAYLOR CHRISTMAS CONCERT
The KCAC played host to B.E. Taylor last night for his third annual Christmas concert in Indiana. Indiana was definitely "Feeling the Love of Christmas" during Saturday night's concert, with more than 3,000 people attending. The concert rasied funds for the Teddy Bear Fund Drive, which helps Indiana Regional Medical Center's Pediatric department and the Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh. Domenic Paccapaniccia, Chief Operating Officer of Indiana Regional Medical Center, says the B.E. Taylor Christmas Concert and the Teddy Bear Fund Drive have had a major impact on the hospital. The presenting sponsor for B.E. Taylor for three years in a row was S&T Bank. Kelly Corrine-Thomas, vice president of S&T, says they are proud to be able to continue their sponsorship of this event. Glow sticks for each audience member were provided by the Indiana County Tourist Bureau.
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12/21/2014
POLICE REPORTS: GUN LEFT BEHIND IN GREEN TOWNSHIP BURGLARY
Thieves got away with a number of items, including a shotgun, in a burglary that occurred between Thursday evening and the time it was discovered yesterday afternoon at a home along Route 286 in Green Township.  But this burglary comes with a twist.  The victims, a 17-year-old boy and a 70-year-old man, reported the theft of a 12-gauge shotgun and shells, but the older victim discovered while going through his gun cabinet that a 22-caliber rifle had been left behind, and it was not his.  The boy’s Playstation 3, three or four games, a 32-inch Sanyo flat-screen TV, and a cell phone were stolen.  Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 357-1960.  ***   Police say a woman will be charged with the theft of five cast-iron brake drums from the front yard of a man who lives along Route 403 in East Wheatfield Township.  The theft happened Dec. 5 and charges are pending against Melissa Miller of New Florence. *** Indiana Borough police report the theft of a mailed package taken from a home in the 1100 block of Water Street on Dec. 1.  The parcel contained an Apple iPhone 6.
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12/21/2014
CRASHES DUE TO FRIDAY MORNING'S ICY CONDITIONS
State police report a number of accidents, including a couple that happened when the roads turned icy on Friday morning.    ·         40-year-old Michele Keith of Glen Campbell suffered injuries of unknown severity at 5:15 a.m. Friday when her SUV hit ice on Route 286 in Glen Cambell borough.  Police say the vehicle hit a guardrail and a tree.  Keith was taken to Punxsutawney Area Hospital.   ·         An Indiana man was taken to Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown after a crash at 7:49 a.m. Friday on Route 56 in East Wheatfield Township.  Police say a pickup truck driven by 60-year-old Richard Walker of Central City, Pa., hit a patch of ice and slid over the center line, colliding with a vehicle driven by 27-year-old Kevin Evans of Indiana.  Walker was not hurt.  Police say Evans suffered minor injuries.    ·         Leo Buterbaugh of Commodore escaped injury in a Thursday evening crash on Vanderbilt Street in Commodore.  Buterbaugh’s SUV hit ice and slid into an embankment and overturned.
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12/20/2014
INDIANA WELCOMES B.E. TAYLOR FOR KCAC CONCERT
Tonight, many will “Feel the love of Christmas” as the 3rd annual B.E. Taylor Christmas Concert returns to the KCAC in Indiana.  For many, they have been waiting since last December 20th when B.E. Taylor announced he would come back to Indiana for the annual concert, and this year, a record-breaking crowd is expected to be on-hand for the show.  Festivities will start at 6:45 with the first of our two Voices of Christmas all star choirs performing in the arena, and B.E. and the band will take the stage at 7:30.  Renda Broadcasting Vice President and General Manager Mark Bertig says it will be another magical night at the KCAC.  The concert itself is part of Renda Broadcasting’s Teddy Bear Fund Drive, which benefits Indiana Regional Medical Center’s Pediatric Department and Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh.  If you don’t have tickets to tonight’s show, there are still 50 or so tickets left for the main area, and there will be some limited view side stage tickets will be sold.  The KCAC Box office will open today at 10 AM and will remain open up through show time.  You can also purchase tickets online at www.kovalchickcomplex.com If you are ...
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12/20/2014
MISSING MAN IN WESTMORELAND COUNTY
Authorities are looking for a missing man from Derry Township in Westmoreland County.  State Police in Greensburg are saying that John David Korinko had boarded a bus on Tuesday morning in Latrobe going to New Castle.  Korinko has not been seen or heard from since, and he never made it to New Castle.  He is described as a 51-year-old white man, with brown hair and beard, and was last seen wearing a dark colored jacket over a grey hoodie, blue jeans and a blue baseball cap and black tennis shoes.  If you have seen him, contact the Greensburg-based state police at 724-832-3288.
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