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Video of Jimmy Stewart’s Cessna being Mounted at JSA.

September 8, 2020 | Posted in News

How cool is this? Special thanks to M20 Media for sharing a time lapse video that was recorded as they mounted Jimmy Stewart’s Cessna at Indiana County-Jimmy Stewart Airport. Make sure your volume is turned up for a special surprise! …


Indiana County shines as the “Christmas Tree Capital of the World” in recent promotions

December 2, 2021 | Posted in News
Indiana County shines as the “Christmas Tree Capital of the World” in recent promotions

Below are a few places where Indiana County, PA was featured recently as the Christmas Tree Capital of the World. Click on each link to learn more. KDKA TV Interview with Gregg VanHorn 2021 (President of the Indiana County Christmas …


ICTB Executive Director Announces Retirement

February 12, 2021 | Posted in News

Congratulations to our Executive Director, Denise Liggett, on the announcement of her retirement.  Those of us at ICTB can’t thank Denise enough for her years of leadership!  Though she will be missed dearly, we wish her well and are excited …


Tri-county: Breaking the Borders for Recovery

September 27, 2021 | Posted in News
Tri-county: Breaking the Borders for Recovery

On Saturday, September 25th, Interim Exec. Director Laura Herrington attended the “Tri-county: Breaking the Borders for Recovery” event held in Seward, PA.  Laura, pictured with Indiana County Commissioner Robin Gorman, presented a table filled with healthy, fun and safe recreational …


CEO releases Winter Newsletter

January 3, 2022 | Posted in News

The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations just released their winter newsletter. Stay in the know and check out the latest news. Read the newsletter  


Details Announced: Trees for Troops Event

November 10, 2021 | Posted in News
Details Announced: Trees for Troops Event

Date: Saturday, December 4th Time:  9 am to 5 pm Location: Mytrysak Family Tree Farm, 1803 Fleming Road, Indiana. In the spirit of Christmas, come join us as we say “Thank You” to all of our active duty men and …


Tree Chosen for IRMC Park

November 12, 2021 | Posted in News
Tree Chosen for IRMC Park

This year’s tree going on display in IRMC Park in downtown Indiana is a beautiful, 32-foot concolor fir donated by local tree grower Musser Forests, Inc.. The tree was selected by board members of Downtown Indiana and, from left, Don …


Christmas season recognized in Indiana

November 12, 2021 | Posted in News
Christmas season recognized in Indiana

Recently, Interesting Pennsylvania & Beyond released their PA Holiday Bucket List: 22 Must-See Destinations in Pennsylvania and we’re proud to share that Indiana made the list in the #13 slot!  Read the entire Bucket List here! In early November 2021, …


Tourism Tidbits Newsletter Released

December 9, 2021 | Posted in News

Topics highlighted in the latest newsletter from our office include: Debut of new ICTB website Laura’s appointment to Executive Director Welcoming our new members Out & About: We’ve been busy promoting our members and Indiana County to visitors and encouraging …


Indiana County Covered Bridges Highlighted by “ONLY IN YOUR STATE”

January 6, 2022 | Posted in News
Indiana County Covered Bridges Highlighted by “ONLY IN YOUR STATE”

On December 29, 2021, Beth Price-Williams of ONLY IN YOUR STATE released an article highlighting the 4 remaining covered bridges in Indiana County. Check out the article: Spend The Day Exploring These Four Covered Bridges In Pennsylvania (onlyinyourstate.com)


Saltsburg Under the Snow

January 7, 2022 | Posted in News
Saltsburg Under the Snow

Check out this video taken of Saltsburg via a drone after a recent snowfall shared with us by Bob Manning.  Watch it here: https://fb.watch/aoii0fGTJ3/ 


WQED in Pittsburgh featured IUP Culinary School

February 2, 2022 | Posted in News
WQED in Pittsburgh featured IUP Culinary School

Check out this video where WQED in Pittsburgh recently featured IUP Culinary School!


CAMP CADET TO RETURN TO IN-PERSON ACTIVITIES AFTER TWO-YEAR HIATUS

February 16, 2022 | Posted in News
CAMP CADET TO RETURN TO IN-PERSON ACTIVITIES AFTER TWO-YEAR HIATUS

State police have announced that applications are being accepted for 2022’s Camp Cadet. This marks a return to in-person activities for the week long camping experience after being cancelled for the last two years due to concerns with Covid-19.  The …


Kaleidoscope Todd Bird Club Segment

February 18, 2022 | Posted in News
Kaleidoscope Todd Bird Club Segment

Kaleidoscope (presented by Cam-Ron Video Productions) recently featured TODD BIRD CLUB of Indiana County.  Learn more about the club, what they do, when they meet and much more when you watch the video feature: https://vimeo.com/679136565


Indiana County Center for Economic Operations recognized as one of Pennsylvania’s Top 100 Organizations

February 28, 2022 | Posted in News
Indiana County Center for Economic Operations recognized as one of Pennsylvania’s Top 100 Organizations

Congratulations to the Indiana County Center for Economic Operations for being recognized as one of Pennsylvania’s Top 100 Organizations! We are proud to see so many Indiana County organizations recognized and you can read about them at https://www.pabusinesscentral.com/top-100-organizations/


Lumber Heritage February Newsletter Featuring Indiana County!

March 2, 2022 | Posted in News
Lumber Heritage February Newsletter Featuring Indiana County!

Check out the Lumber Heritage February Newsletter that recently featured Indiana County.


Exciting News! Grand Opening of Riziki Cafe at Jimmy Stewart Airport

March 4, 2022 | Posted in News
Exciting News! Grand Opening of Riziki Cafe at Jimmy Stewart Airport

Stop by Monday, March 7 for the Grand Opening of Riziki Cafe! Karen, Shawna, Chloe & Linda can’t wait to share great beverages, wraps, paninis, salads delicious baked goods. They will be open Monday through Friday 7am-2pm. Find out more …


IUP and the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex will host the 2022 NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Atlantic Region Championship March 12-13, 15.

March 8, 2022 | Posted in News
IUP and the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex will host the 2022 NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Atlantic Region Championship March 12-13, 15.

IUP is one of four teams from the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) to earn selection to the tournament, as the Hawks won the PSAC tournament title on Sunday. This is the third time in four years that IUP has …


Jimmy Stewart Museum highlighted in UNCOVERING PA’s: “The One Place to Visit in each of Pennsylvania’s 67 Counties”

March 14, 2022 | Posted in News
Jimmy Stewart Museum highlighted in UNCOVERING PA’s: “The One Place to Visit in each of Pennsylvania’s 67 Counties”

We’re excited to announce that The Jimmy Stewart Museum was chosen to represent Indiana County, PA in Jim Cheney’s article published by Uncovering PA. The entire article, “The One Place to Visit in each of Pennsylvania’s 67 Counties“, is available …


IUP Hawks are the Champs!!!!

March 16, 2022 | Posted in News
IUP Hawks are the Champs!!!!

You’re looking at the NCAA DII Atlantic Region Champs! Say what?!  IUP Men’s Basketball is ready to hit the road to Evansville, IN next week. #Elite8 #talonsup Check out their exciting video from RIGHT after the game!    Courtesy of Indiana University of Pennsylvania …


Show your support for IUP Men’s Basketball Team – Attend a Watch Party!

March 21, 2022 | Posted in News
Show your support for IUP Men’s Basketball Team – Attend a Watch Party!

The IUP men’s basketball team defeated division rival Cal U 68-59 in the title game of the 2022 NCAA Division II Atlantic Region Championship tournament. They will now head to Evansville, Indiana for the NCAA Division II Elite Eight—their first …


CEO Releases Spring Newsletter

April 8, 2022 | Posted in News
CEO Releases Spring Newsletter

  The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations just released their spring newsletter. Stay in the know and check out the latest news. Read the newsletter.


Recreation News highlights Geocaching in Indiana County

April 8, 2022 | Posted in News
Recreation News highlights Geocaching in Indiana County

We are pleased to share another feature story in Recreation News highlighting Indiana County.  It’s always a pleasure to collaborate with Rec News on articles like this one. Read the story featuring Indiana County here or read the entire Recreation …


Yurts at Yellow Creek State Park featured by “Only in Your State”

April 11, 2022 | Posted in News
Yurts at Yellow Creek State Park featured by “Only in Your State”

Only in Your State recently released an article entitled “Go Glamping at these 5 campgrounds in Pennsylvania with Yurts for an unforgettable adventure” highlighting the yurts at Yellow Creek State Park!  Check out the entire article!


Proclamation: Indiana County Walks Day April 23, 2022

April 20, 2022 | Posted in News
Proclamation: Indiana County Walks Day April 23, 2022

Everyone is encouraged in Indiana County to ‘get out and walk’ on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in recognition of the proclamation: Indiana County Walks Day! Dr. Patrick’s Walking Tour of Indiana will start on the IUP Oak Grove at 10:00 …


Proclamation issued for National Travel and Tourism Week

April 27, 2022 | Posted in News
Proclamation issued for National Travel and Tourism Week

Today, the Indiana County Commissioners issued a proclamation in support of National Travel and Tourism Week, held yearly during the first week of May.  National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) was created by Congress in 1983 to elevate the economic …


Funding and Grant Announcements made for IUP Academy of Culinary Arts/IUP Punxsutawney Culinary Arts

May 3, 2022 | Posted in News
Funding and Grant Announcements made for IUP Academy of Culinary Arts/IUP Punxsutawney Culinary Arts

Exciting news has been released for IUP Academy of Culinary Arts/IUP Punxsutawney Culinary Arts regarding grants and funding! Congressman Thompson Announces $500,000 Funding for IUP Academy of Culinary Arts Background on Master Plan-pics.  Read the full story here. Additionally, Rep. …


Celebrating ICTB Members during NTTW!

May 5, 2022 | Posted in News
Celebrating ICTB Members during NTTW!

As we celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week (NTTW) in 2022, let us take time to highlight all of the Indiana County Tourist Bureau (ICTB) members who work hard to promote travel and tourism within Indiana County, PA each and …


Celebrating Jimmy Stewart’s Birthday

May 6, 2022 | Posted in News
Celebrating Jimmy Stewart’s Birthday

The Jimmy Stewart Museum is hosting a weekend celebration in honor of Jimmy Stewart’s 114th birthday.   Dates: Friday, May 20th – Sunday, May 22nd Hours:  Friday & Saturday: 10 AM – 4 PM; Sunday 12PM – 4PM Location:  The Jimmy …


Jimmy Stewart Airport Public Open House

May 7, 2022 | Posted in News
Jimmy Stewart Airport Public Open House

Mark your calendars!  Jimmy Stewart Airport  is updating the Airport Master Plan to guide the next 20 years of development and beyond.  The public open house will take place on Monday, May 23rd from 6pm to 8 pm in the …


Call for Proposals from Creative Spaces Collective

May 17, 2022 | Posted in News
Call for Proposals from Creative Spaces Collective

Fund your creative idea and fuel Indiana County’s future! Creative Spaces Collective is asking for proposals. Due: May 31, 2022 Creative Spaces encourages you to MAKE A PROPOSAL: Dream it…….It all begins with an idea. How can you make Indiana …


Indiana County Fair Makes Announcements, Including 2022 Schedule

May 24, 2022 | Posted in News
Indiana County Fair Makes Announcements, Including 2022 Schedule

Exciting News – Indiana County Fair has released their fair schedule for 2022! Find out more about the upcoming 2022 Indiana County Fair HERE. Also, the 4th Annual 5K & Fun Walk will take place on August 28th at 8 …


CEO releases Summer Newsletter

June 6, 2022 | Posted in News
CEO releases Summer Newsletter

  The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations just released their summer newsletter. Stay in the know and check out the latest news. Read the newsletter.


Benefit for United Way at Altoona Curve

June 9, 2022 | Posted in News
Benefit for United Way at Altoona Curve

We’re excited to share with you a great way to help support United Way while also enjoying baseball! The Altoona Curve is hosting “INDIANA COUNTY COMMUNITY NIGHT” on Saturday, June 18th. The game begins at 6 PM. Questions? Call 724-463-0277.


Thomas Covered Bridge to be Featured in Calendar

June 13, 2022 | Posted in News
Thomas Covered Bridge to be Featured in Calendar

The Theodore Burr Covered Bridge Society of Pennsylvania, Inc. has released information regarding their upcoming 2023 Covered Bridge Calendar.   The calendar will include 13 color photos of Pennsylvania Covered Bridges submitted by TBCBSP Members, one of which is the Thomas …


VisitPA.com highlights Lone Oak Farm & Yellow Creek State Park

June 27, 2022 | Posted in News
VisitPA.com highlights Lone Oak Farm & Yellow Creek State Park

ICTB Member Highlighted on VisitPA.com:  Lone Oak Farm VisitPA.com is once again running their: “Scooped: An Ice Cream Trail” campaign, which highlights amazingly delicious ice cream from creameries spread throughout Pennsylvania.  We’re excited to announce that Indiana County’s Lone Oak Farm …


Indiana Community Garden Celebrates 10th Anniversary

July 25, 2022 | Posted in News
Indiana Community Garden Celebrates 10th Anniversary

This free event will take place on Saturday, August 6th at Mack Park from 1 PM – 8:30 PM, with anniversary inauguration remarks at 6 PM! Activities include: tours, artists, live music, children’s activities, and “food and brew” (accepting cash, …


HOT OFF THE PRESS: “Jack Benedict – My Major League Life in Broadcasting” Book is Available Now!

August 2, 2022 | Posted in News
HOT OFF THE PRESS:  “Jack Benedict – My Major League Life in Broadcasting” Book is Available Now!

ICTB is proud to support Jack Benedict in the sales of his newly debuted book:  “Jack Benedict – My Major League Life in Broadcasting”. His book is available for purchase at our office at a cost of $18 (tax included). A …


#TheLuigiWay is now available in our office! 

August 11, 2022 | Posted in News
#TheLuigiWay is now available in our office! 

The Softcover edition of The Luigi Way: Benedictine Values Proven Effective In Leadership can be purchased in our office Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM – 4 PM.  Stop by to get your copy today!


Best of Indiana County 2022 Results

August 11, 2022 | Posted in News

Recently, Renda Broadcasting Company released the results of “The Best of Indiana County” 2022, presented by John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home. ICTB would like to congratulate its members (listed below) who were awarded recognition through this contest.  For a complete …


MEET THE HAWKS

August 12, 2022 | Posted in News
MEET THE HAWKS

Mark your calendar! August 18, 2022 at 5 PM Downtown Indiana’s THIRD THURSDAY is joining forces with IUP for “MEET THE HAWKS”. Stop by IRMC Park in Downtown Indiana to meet the IUP’s Class of 2026, enjoy a performance by …


Mutts of Merit in Motion: Park Grand Opening

August 15, 2022 | Posted in News
Mutts of Merit in Motion: Park Grand Opening

Park Grand Opening: Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 10 AM It is official, world famous dog trainer, speaker, and author, Pat Miller of Peaceable Paws LLC is coming to Indiana, PA on Saturday, August 20, 2022 to formally announce the …


INDIANA MIDDAY ROTARY Charitable Giving Overview & Application Now Available

August 18, 2022 | Posted in News
INDIANA MIDDAY ROTARY Charitable Giving Overview & Application Now Available

Indiana Midday Rotary’s mission is to provide service to others, promote high ethical standards and advance world understanding, goodwill and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders. We are a charter of Rotary International, which recognizes the …


Indiana County Featured in Rec News August 2022 Edition

August 17, 2022 | Posted in News

Below is an excerpt from the August 2022 Edition of Rec News. Read the entire digital edition here – http://digital.olivesoftware.com/Olive/ODN/RecreationNews/Default.aspx  


PRLA announces 2022 Spirit of Hospitality Award Honorees

August 16, 2022 | Posted in News
PRLA announces 2022 Spirit of Hospitality Award Honorees

The PRLA Spirit of Hospitality Awards annually recognizes individuals and organizations for their contributions to the hospitality industry and their communities. Please join us in congratulating our ICTB members on their achievement and contribution to the industry: Event of the …


Go BankingRates Article Courtesy of Government & Civil Employee Services

August 26, 2022 | Posted in News
Go BankingRates Article Courtesy of Government & Civil Employee Services

Our member, Government & Civil Employee Services, LLC, recently shared this article from Go Banking Rates. Find out more.


CEO releases Fall Newsletter

August 29, 2022 | Posted in News

  The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations just released their Fall newsletter. Stay in the know and check out the latest news. Read the newsletter.


Launch Party/New Location Grand Opening: Bella Spa and Beauty

September 7, 2022 | Posted in News
Launch Party/New Location Grand Opening: Bella Spa and Beauty

Join us as we congratulate Bella Spa & Beauty on the move to their new location! New Location: 101 Heritage Run Suite 1 Indiana, PA 15701 Launch Party/New Location Grand Opening Date: Sunday, September 11 Time: 12pm to 3pm Details: …


Trail Project Receives DCNR Grant

September 8, 2022 | Posted in News

Congratulations to the Indiana County Conservation District on being awarded a grant from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources! Recently, State Representative Jim Struzzi and Senator Joe Pittman announced that $91,000 of the over $90 million in grant funding …


International Underground Railroad Month

September 15, 2022 | Posted in News

Check out this proclamation shared at the Northern Appalachian Folk Festival September 8-10, courtesy of the Indiana County Board of County Commissioners.


Happy Fall, Y’all!

September 20, 2022 | Posted in Blog, Fall Season, News
Happy Fall, Y’all!

Looking for Fall Must-Do’s?  Then look no further! Trick-Or-Treat Information (check back as this information is updated as it becomes available): Saltsburg:  October 26 from 5 PM – 7 PM (Trick or Treat) and at 7 PM (Parade) Indiana Mall …


Holiday Happenings 2022

October 1, 2022 | Posted in Blog, Christmas, Light Up Night, News, Parades
Holiday Happenings 2022

 IRMC Park – Live Tree CAM Jimmy Stewart MuseumGet in the holiday spirit at The Jimmy Stewart Museum! During the holidays we will be showing “The Making of It’s A Wonderful Life” documentary at 10:30am and GE Theater’s “A Trail …


Christmas Tree Selected for Upcoming Holiday Celebrations in IRMC Park

September 30, 2022 | Posted in Blog, Christmas, Light Up Night, News, Parades
Christmas Tree Selected for Upcoming Holiday Celebrations in IRMC Park

 Indiana County, PA — The Indiana County Tourist Bureau is excited to announce that the perfect Christmas tree, which will be featured at IRMC Park during the upcoming holiday celebrations, has been selected. It is a beautiful 30’ Concolor Fir …


Exciting news from IUP regarding the Academy of Culinary Arts

September 26, 2022 | Posted in News

IUP TO RECEIVE $2.9 MILLION FOR ACADEMY OF CULINARY ARTS LONG-RANGE PROJECT THROUGH STATE SYSTEM CAPITAL ALLOCATIONS; ANOTHER $18 MILLION PROJECTED IN FUTURE BUDGETS   Distribution Date: Oct. 26, 2022 INDIANA, Pa. –Indiana University of Pennsylvania will receive $2.9 million …


Jimmy Stewart Museum set to celebrate the Holidays!

September 30, 2022 | Posted in Blog, Christmas, Light Up Night, News
Jimmy Stewart Museum set to celebrate the Holidays!

Get in the holiday spirit at The Jimmy Stewart Museum! During the holidays we will be showing “It’s A Wonderful Life” at 1pm everyday and “The Trail to Christmas” and “The Making of It’s A Wonderful Life” documentary in the …


Shop Local / Support Small Businesses

September 30, 2022 | Posted in News
Shop Local / Support Small Businesses

Small Business Saturday (11/26/22)  is quickly approaching! We encourage everyone to shop local and support our valuable small/ local businesses! Our ICTB members who have special celebrations for Black Friday/Small Business Saturday include: Holiday Shopping at The Artists Hand: November …


Mytrysak Tree Farm Events & Trees for Troops

September 30, 2022 | Posted in Blog, Christmas, News
Mytrysak Tree Farm Events & Trees for Troops

Mytrysak Family Tree Farm & Greenhouse hosts a variety of special events throughout the holiday season. Schedule of Upcoming Events: November 24, 2022 – Indiana County YMCA Turkey Trot 🦃 Please dress accordingly to the weather!! 🧤 No vehicles are …


Press Release: Walk, Bike, Ride, Roll! Plan Available for Public Review.

December 20, 2022 | Posted in News

Press Release from the Indiana County Office of Planning & Development READ PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Walk, Bike, Ride, Roll! Plan Available for Public Review INDIANA COUNTY, PA – The Active Transportation Plan Update for Indiana County is currently …


Saltsburg Featured on “Small Town Tourist”

December 20, 2022 | Posted in News
Saltsburg Featured on “Small Town Tourist”

Saltsburg was recently featured by “Small Town Tourist”. Watch the fascinating video, highlighting the area history and offerings.  


CEO releases Winter 2022 Newsletter

December 22, 2022 | Posted in News
CEO releases Winter 2022 Newsletter

  The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations just released their winter newsletter. Stay in the know and check out the latest news. Read the newsletter.


“My Indiana County” Photo Contest announced by Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County

January 3, 2023 | Posted in News
“My Indiana County” Photo Contest announced by Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County

The Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County has announced their first fundraiser of 2023: “My Indiana County” Photo Contest. Entry fee is $10 with a 1st place prize of $100. Enter now through January 31. Full details and entry …


Campground Seeking Companies & Organizations for Drive Thru Christmas Light Show

January 12, 2023 | Posted in Christmas, News

Update to initial article: Meeting Scheduled for: February 28, 2023 Time: 6PM Where: Silver Canoe Campground Call 724-783-6000 for directions. Following is the meeting agenda: Silver Canoe Campground December 2023 Light Show Meeting Agenda : 1. Prospect of obtaining people to help …


Levity Brewing Co. Awarded Blue Ribbon from the PA Farm Show

January 17, 2023 | Posted in News
Levity Brewing Co. Awarded Blue Ribbon from the PA Farm Show

Levity Brewing Co brought home a blue ribbon from the PA Farm show in Harrisburg!! “Haze Frehley” won first prize in the IPA category. This is Levity’s fourth win over the last 3 years, and perhaps the most exciting since …


Saltsburg to be featured on “American Pickers” TV Show!

January 17, 2023 | Posted in News
Saltsburg to be featured on “American Pickers” TV Show!

The Saltsburg episode of American Pickers will air Wednesday, January 18th at 9pm on The History Channel! Tune in and watch Saltsburg’s Mr. Jack Maguire get picked by brothers Mike and Rob Wolf. This will bring national attention to the …


“Art Savings Account” Program at The Artists Hand Gallery & Espresso Bar

January 18, 2023 | Posted in News
“Art Savings Account” Program at The Artists Hand Gallery & Espresso Bar

Our friends at The Artists Hand Gallery & Espresso Bar recently shared with us about their “Art Savings Account” Program – making future art purchases a possibility for everyone because everyone deserves to be surrounded by beautiful things! An overview …


Indiana County Conservation District Announces Winter Photo Competition!

January 19, 2023 | Posted in News

Have you taken any cool pictures of Indiana County this winter? The Indiana County Conservation District has a message for you! Visit their Facebook Page for more information.


White Lace Bridal receives “The Knot Best of Weddings” award for 2023!

January 20, 2023 | Posted in News
White Lace Bridal receives “The Knot Best of Weddings” award for 2023!

The Knot Best of Weddings is an annual award that recognizes the top wedding vendors across the country. This prestigious honor represents the highest rated vendors on The Knot who are trusted, dependable, and deliver quality service.  Only the best …


Tickets On Sale Now – Sound Beginnings Social

January 25, 2023 | Posted in News

You’re Invited – Sound Beginnings Social Date: Friday, March 10, 2023 Time: 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM (Doors open at 5 PM) Location:  The Fraternal Order of Eagles (420 Philadelphia St., Indiana, PA 15701) Cost: Tickets $25 (per person) in …


ICTB Director named “Top 100 People in 2023” in PA!

January 31, 2023 | Posted in News

We’re proud to announce that our Executive Director, Laura Herrington, was named to PA Business Central’s “Top 100 People in 2023”!  Read the article about Laura HERE. ICTB wishes to thank Laura for her hard work, leadership and dedication! Congratulations! …


Multiple ICTB members highlighted in articles on VisitPA.com!

February 7, 2023 | Posted in News
Multiple ICTB members highlighted in articles on VisitPA.com!

Each month, ICTB submits member information to VisitPA.com for consideration in their monthly themed articles, when applicable. It’s always exciting when they select an ICTB member from the statewide submissions to publish in their articles. Congrats to the multiple ICTB …


Keystone State Championships March 17-19, 2023

February 10, 2023 | Posted in News
Keystone State Championships March 17-19, 2023

Special Announcement: The Keystone State Championships are coming to the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex March 17 through 19, 2023! Get Ready! NOW is the time to plan! Organizers are estimating 10,000+ visitors will be coming to Indiana County for this …


White Township, PA has been recently featured in Business View Magazine

February 17, 2023 | Posted in News
White Township, PA has been recently featured in Business View Magazine

PRESS RELEASE  For Immediate Release We are excited to announce that White Township, PA has been recently featured in Business View Magazine. The Feature is based on an interview between Township Manager, Chris Anderson; and Business View Magazine’s Editor in Chief, …


Blairsville Underground Railroad Presents New Exhibit

February 23, 2023 | Posted in News
Blairsville Underground Railroad Presents New Exhibit

We are excited to announce…Blairsville Area UGRR’s, Our Conductor’s Stories: A Journal of Resistance  Enjoy the new interactive exhibit which shares the personal stories of the area’s 93 Underground Railroad Conductors and the brave freedom seekers they assisted. Saturday, February 25, …


Indiana Art Association Scholarship Opportunity

February 23, 2023 | Posted in News
Indiana Art Association Scholarship Opportunity

The Indiana Art Association (IAA) is currently accepting applications for up to a $500 art scholarship. Eligible applicants are Indiana County residents graduating from a high school or home school program in spring 2023 and who plan to continue studying …


Indiana Mall Announces New Store

February 24, 2023 | Posted in News
Indiana Mall Announces New Store

PRESS RELEASE FROM INDIANA MALL FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      Indiana, PA – February 24, 2023 Indiana Mall is pleased to announce that Daily Thread is coming soon to the Indiana Mall.  Daily Thread is a Women’s Clothing Store. Daily Thread will …


IUP and the KCAC will host the 2023 NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Atlantic Region Championship

March 6, 2023 | Posted in News
IUP and the KCAC will host the 2023 NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Atlantic Region Championship

IUP Men’s Basketball held off Mercyhurst to claim their fourth straight PSAC Championship. This is the fourth time in five years that IUP has earned the honor of top seed and hosting rights of this event. The Indiana County Tourist …


Local Women-Owned Shops Featured on VisitPA.com

March 9, 2023 | Posted in News
Local Women-Owned Shops Featured on VisitPA.com

We are proud to have had the opportunity to submit our ICTB members who are women-owned businesses for consideration to be included in this news article. This month’s article is celebrating women’s history month. Congratulations to… Lucy Rae Gifts & …


Welcome Keystone State Championships!

March 13, 2023 | Posted in News
Welcome Keystone State Championships!

During your time in Indiana, PA, we put together a list of local establishments that may be of interest to you.  You can find everything you need such as area restaurants (including pizzerias, fast-food, sit-down family friendly places, etc.), pharmacies, convenience …


Tibetan Monks Return to Campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania

March 21, 2023 | Posted in News
Tibetan Monks Return to Campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Press Release from Indiana University of Pennsylvania: INDIANA, PA (March 13, 2023) Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will be in residence on the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania from March 21 until March 25.  During this time, …


Press Release: Walk, Bike, Ride, Roll!, Active Transportation Plan for Indiana County from Indiana County Office of Planning and Development

March 28, 2023 | Posted in News

PRESS RELEASE March 28, 2023: Indiana County Office of Planning & Development EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Byron G. Stauffer, Jr. ASSISTANT DIRECTOR LuAnn Zak Indiana County Courthouse Annex 801 Water Street Indiana, Pennsylvania 15701-1705 (724) 465-3870 (Voice) (724) 465-3150 (Fax) (724) 465-3805 …


CEO Releases Spring 2023 Newsletter

April 13, 2023 | Posted in News
CEO Releases Spring 2023 Newsletter

The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations just released their Spring newsletter. Stay in the know and check out the latest news. Read the newsletter.


Green Drinks Event

May 8, 2023 | Posted in Blog, News

Friends of the Indiana County Conservation District:  GREEN DRINKS Film Screening & Fundraiser at Levity Brewing – Friday, May 12 from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Network with other conservation minded people, then sit back and relax! This month’s suggested …


The Jimmy Stewart Museum Prepares for Birthday Celebration

May 15, 2023 | Posted in News
The Jimmy Stewart Museum Prepares for Birthday Celebration

Did you know….. Indiana County’s “hometown hero” Jimmy Stewart was born on May 20? In celebration of the anniversary of his birthday, there are several things happening! The Jimmy Stewart Museum has a fun-filled day planned with the event: Jimmy …


Happy Arbor Day!

April 28, 2023 | Posted in News

Today, April 28th, is Arbor Day! Did you know, Arbor literally translates to “tree” day from the Latin origin of the word arbor.  This holiday celebrates the planting, upkeep and preservation of trees. An arboretum is a living museum established …


IUP Alumni Donates $1 Million to IUP School of Osteopathic Medicine Project

May 3, 2023 | Posted in News

PHOTO – RICHARD CARUSO PRESS RELEASE FROM IUP IUP ALUMNI DONATES $1 MILLION TO IUP SCHOOL OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE PROJECT Distribution Date: May 1, 2023 INDIANA, Pa. – During an evening honoring Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s alumni for their contributions …


MAY 2023 – BIKE MONTH

May 5, 2023 | Posted in News

National Travel and Tourism Week 2023

May 10, 2023 | Posted in News
National Travel and Tourism Week 2023

May 10, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Laura Herrington, Executive Director Indiana County Tourist Bureau 724-463-7505 Indiana County Tourist Bureau Moves Travel Forward This National Travel and Tourism Week May 7-13, 2023 Indiana, PA — The Indiana County Tourist Bureau (ICTB) …


Blairsville Underground Railroad Receives Award

May 19, 2023 | Posted in News
Blairsville Underground Railroad Receives Award

Join us in congratulation ICTB Member – Blairsville Underground Railroad!  They were recently honored with PENNSYLVANIA HISTORIC PRESERVATION’S 2022 Community Initiative Award!  Read the story that includes fascinating facts about the underground history in the area. Congratulations to all involved! …


BUTTERMILK FALLS: 143 Day and the Buttermilk Falls Trail

May 22, 2023 | Posted in News
BUTTERMILK FALLS: 143 Day and the Buttermilk Falls Trail

Have you ever been to Buttermilk Falls? If not, now is your chance to coordinate your visit with a 143 Day Walk! Join Barb Hauge for this special event (143 Day Walk) to be held Tuesday, May 23rd at Buttermilk …


ICTB 60th Anniversary Celebration

June 12, 2023 | Posted in Blog, News
ICTB 60th Anniversary Celebration

On Thursday, June 8, 2023, we celebrated our 60th anniversary at the Indiana County Jimmy Stewart Airport in the Innovative Aviation Hangar! The Indiana County Tourist Bureau has a long a legacy of leaders, contributors, members and community who have …


Announcing a NEW Public Art Project: Otters of Blairsville

June 29, 2023 | Posted in News

The Blairsville Area Underground Railroad announced a new public art project:  Otters of Blairsville In the style of the groundhogs of Punxsutawney, they are offering a first run of 10 – 2 1/2 foot tall chainsaw otters which you can …


Commonplace Coffee Announces “BREAD DAYS”

June 29, 2023 | Posted in News

The Commonplace Coffee bakery is starting a new program called “Bread Days”. It was created to offer Indiana residents access to delicious fresh baked bread on a weekly basis. People can sign up for their newsletter on the website to receive …


PA Parks & Rec: Good Roadtrip

July 10, 2023 | Posted in News

The season for road-tripping is here, and Pennsylvania has some of the best local parks and recreation stops in the country. Now, you can be part of their fun campaign to spread the love of PA Parks & Rec to …


The Indiana Theater – Seeking Support

July 13, 2023 | Posted in News

The following is a message from ICTB member: The Indiana Theater.   For a downloadable copy of the document, CLICK HERE.  


Available Now: 2023 Ox Hill Fair Premium Booklet & Track Event Flyer

July 18, 2023 | Posted in News
Available Now:  2023 Ox Hill Fair Premium Booklet & Track Event Flyer

Stop by our office Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM – 4 PM to pick up your copy of the 2023 Ox Hill Fair Premium Booklet and Track Event Flyer. Interested in downloading your booklet and viewing the flyer online?  …


PRLA: Now Accepting “Spirit of Hospitality” Award Nominations

July 18, 2023 | Posted in News

Each year, PRLA honors individuals and businesses from the hospitality and tourism industry for their dedication, service, community involvement, and successes. Nominations are due by September 1, and self nominations are accepted. Award winners will be honored at the annual …


Listening Sessions on Pennsylvania’s Master Plan for Older Adults Announced

July 24, 2023 | Posted in News

Aging Services, Inc. the designated Area Agency on Aging for Indiana County will host listening sessions on Pennsylvania’s Master Plan for Older Adults – a 10-year, state-led and stakeholder-driven strategic plan designed to help transform the infrastructure and coordination of …


White Township Stewardship Committee 2022 Annual Report

July 24, 2023 | Posted in News

The “White Township Stewardship Committee 2022 Annual Report” was recently released.  This report contains a summary of work by residents researching and writing a stewardship plan for White’s Woods. A message from the chair… “The Stewardship Committee came together in …


The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations Summer Newsletter Released

July 26, 2023 | Posted in News
The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations Summer Newsletter Released

The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations just released their Summer newsletter. Stay in the know and check out the latest news. Read the newsletter.


Congratulations to GCES on their recent expansions and ribbon cutting!

August 9, 2023 | Posted in News

  Congratulations to GCES for their recent Ribbon Cutting.  Wishing them continued good luck as they start working with our community in this new phase of GCES! See highlights from the ribbon cutting: https://fb.watch/mjm5w_yGb5/ 


Angel Tree Sign-Ups Happening Soon!

August 21, 2023 | Posted in Christmas, News

The Salvation Army has released information regarding Seasonal 2023 Angel Tree Sign-Ups. For further information, please contact the Salvation Army: 635 Water Street Indiana, PA 15701 Office Phone: 724-465-2530 Website: www.salvationarmyusa.org


“Best of Indiana County 2023” Results Announced

August 23, 2023 | Posted in News

Recently, Renda Broadcasting Company released the results of “The Best of Indiana County” 2023, presented by Marcus & Mack – Pennsylvania Personal Injury Lawyers. ICTB would like to congratulate its members (listed below) who were awarded recognition through this contest.  …


On Sale Now: “Burial at Home Plate” by Bob Fulton

August 31, 2023 | Posted in News
On Sale Now:  “Burial at Home Plate” by Bob Fulton

ICTB is excited to share that copies of Bob Fulton’s book “Burial at Home Plate” is on sale now! His book, which is described as “An oddball history of the Pittsburgh Pirates” is available for purchase at our office at …


Multiple ICTB members highlighted in articles on VisitPA.com!

September 1, 2023 | Posted in Blog, Fall Season, News

Each month, ICTB submits member information to VisitPA.com for consideration in their monthly themed articles, when applicable. It’s always exciting when they select an ICTB member from the statewide submissions to publish in their articles. Congrats to the multiple ICTB …


The Jimmy Stewart Museum announces new exhibit: The Cartoons of Randy Bish

September 19, 2023 | Posted in Blog, News

Press Release-Randy Bish Cartoon Exhibit at The Jimmy Stewart Museum


The Allenwood – An IUP Student-Run Restaurant – Opens for Fall Semester

September 21, 2023 | Posted in News

  Jeffrey M. Santicola shared the following information about the Allenwood: Students enrolled in the Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism, and Event Management program participate in this unique hands-on learning laboratory. Students learn how to manage and operate a food and beverage …


Pleasure Valley Raceway to host Travis Pastrana AMA Pro-AM Challenge 9/22-9/24

September 20, 2023 | Posted in News

IUP GEOSCIENCE PROFESSOR IS CO-AUTHOR OF BOOK

September 26, 2023 | Posted in News

News from our friends at IUP: IUP GEOSCIENCE PROFESSOR IS CO-AUTHOR OF BOOK ON THE BENNU ASTEROID SAMPLES FROM BENNU ASTEROID COMING TO EARTH SEPTEMBER 24 Distribution Date: Sept. 14, 2023 INDIANA, Pa. – Following his 2019 book, The Atlas …


Indiana County Sustainable Economic Development Summit VI Celebrates Community Progress and Opportunities

September 28, 2023 | Posted in News

Indiana County Sustainable Economic Development Summit VI Celebrates Community Progress and Opportunities  INDIANA, PA – The Indiana County Sustainable Economic Development Task Force will host its annual Summit on Friday, October 13, 2023 from 9am to 3pm at the Kovalchick …


Read the latest “Tourist Tidbits” Newsletter

September 28, 2023 | Posted in News

The latest installment of our newsletter, Tourism Tidbits, was just released. A sneak peek of topics covered include: – The Historical & Genealogical Society is celebrating ICTB’s 60th Anniversary with event on October 19. Please RSVP. – See the latest …


Pumpkin Festival at Reeger’s Farm and The Ghost Town Trail featured on VisitPA.com

October 3, 2023 | Posted in News

Each month, ICTB submits member information to VisitPA.com for consideration in their monthly themed articles, when applicable. It’s always exciting when they select an ICTB member from the statewide submissions to publish in their articles. Congrats to these two CTB …


Indiana Art Association Open Arts Show

October 17, 2023 | Posted in News

IAA ANNOUNCES ANNUAL OPEN ARTS SHOW ENTRY DETAILS The Indiana Art Association (IAA) will once again hold its fall Open Arts Show at the Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County (HGSIC), 621 Wayne Avenue, Indiana, PA. IAA President Faye …


Paving the way to health and wellness

October 17, 2023 | Posted in News

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IUP Students, Marketing and Communications Team wins Awards

October 20, 2023 | Posted in News

IUP STUDENTS, MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS TEAM WIN AWARDS FROM NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS AND SCIENCES Distribution Date: Oct. 16, 2023   INDIANA, Pa. – Indiana University of Pennsylvania can add a third Crystal Pillar Award and its first Emmy …


News from NAACP: The 36th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet – “Thriving Together Through Infinity”

October 23, 2023 | Posted in News

The 36th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet: “Thriving Together Through Infinity”   All are welcome to attend an unforgettable evening at the 36th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet: “Thriving Together Through Infinity.” As we gather to celebrate our community’s resilience and progress, …


The University Museum at IUP Showcases WPA Federal Arts Project in Upcoming Exhibit

October 24, 2023 | Posted in News

The University Museum at IUP Showcases WPA Federal Arts Project in Upcoming Exhibit INDIANA, PA (October 24, 2023) Pieces from the Collection, an exhibit by the University Museum at IUP, features artists that shared an important background of working and …


Christmas Tree Selected for Upcoming Holiday Celebrations in IRMC Park

October 27, 2023 | Posted in News

Indiana County, PA — The Indiana County Tourist Bureau is excited to announce that the perfect Christmas tree, which will be featured at IRMC Park during the upcoming holiday celebrations, has been selected. It is a beautiful 30’ Concolor Fir …


IUP 3D Art Students Continuing Common Goods Project with Pop-Up Store

October 30, 2023 | Posted in News

IUP 3D ART STUDENTS CONTINUING COMMON GOODS PROJECT WITH POP-UP STORE AT DOWNTOWN INDIANA THEATER Distribution Date: Oct. 27, 2023 INDIANA, Pa. — Students in Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s 3D Design and Digital Fabrication classes taught by art faculty Sharon …


Indiana County CEO releases Fall 2023 Newsletter

October 30, 2023 | Posted in News
Indiana County CEO releases Fall 2023 Newsletter

The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations just released their Fall newsletter. Stay in the know and check out the latest news. Read the newsletter.


IUP Performing Arts Groups Present Gilbert & Sullivan’s Swashbuckling Pirates of Penzance

November 8, 2023 | Posted in News

Indiana University of Pennsylvania The Lively Arts – Arts Path 202 Performing ARts Center Indiana, PA 15705 O: 724-357-2787  F: 724-357-7899  www.IUP.edu/LivelyArts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Dr. Kristen J. Koehler, Executive Director, Lively Arts kristen.koehler@iup.edu or 724-357-2787 …


Welcome New Restaurant: Siam Thai Kitchen

November 8, 2023 | Posted in News

Join us in welcoming Siam Thai Kitchen, a new ICTB member, to Indiana County, PA! The restaurant opened about 6 months and recently was given a blessing in October by three monks from Wat Padhammaratana, the Thai Buddhist Temple and …


Christmas Tree Arrives in IRMC Park – A Glimpse at the Process

November 20, 2023 | Posted in Christmas, News

Hard to believe that another year has flown by the holiday season is once again upon us.  Each year, IRMC Park is transformed into the headquarters for the First Commonwealth Bank’s “It’s A Wonderful Life” Festival (IAWL) and the Lucy …


Press Release: IUP Student Film Association Partners with Local Electronic Musicians to Present Live Music & Film Event

November 22, 2023 | Posted in News

November 21, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Dr. Kristen J. Koehler, Executive Director, Lively Arts kristen.koehler@iup.edu or (724) 357-2787 IUP Student Film Association Partners with Local Electronic Musicians to Present Live Music & Film Event INDIANA, PA. …


Indiana, PA Touted as one of 17 Holiday Hallmark Movie-esque Locations in Pennsylvania

November 30, 2023 | Posted in Christmas, News
Indiana, PA Touted as one of 17 Holiday Hallmark Movie-esque Locations in Pennsylvania

Each month, ICTB submits member information to VisitPA.com for consideration in their monthly themed articles, when applicable. It’s always exciting when they select an ICTB entry from the statewide submissions to publish in their articles. Congrats to Indiana who was …


45th Teddy Bear Fund Drive

December 12, 2023 | Posted in Christmas, News

The Indiana Woodturners Club is also supporting the Teddy Bear Fund Drive by donating the proceeds from a silent auction of their wooden ornaments. There are two locations for everyone to view and bid on the wooden ornaments, one at …


2023 Civic Leader Award Winners Announced

December 12, 2023 | Posted in News

ICTB would like to congratulate the recipients of the 2023 Civic Leader Awards. Congratulations to Cindy Rogers for being the recipient of the 2023 Female Civic Leader Award. Cindy is a board member of the tourist bureau and volunteers for …


Announcing: Draft Stewardship Plan for White’s Woods

January 2, 2024 | Posted in News

The White Township Stewardship Committee has been hard at work developing a draft Stewardship Plan for White’s Woods. Please see the draft plan that is available for public review and comment for a 90 day period ending around March 22, …


Indiana County CEO releases Winter 2023 Newsletter

January 12, 2024 | Posted in News
Indiana County CEO releases Winter 2023 Newsletter

The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations just released their WINTER newsletter. Stay in the know and check out the latest news. Read the newsletter.


IUP Symphony Orchestra Partners with Local Rock Band, Somebody to Love, for Unique Concert

January 16, 2024 | Posted in News

January 12, 2024  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                   For more information, contact: Dr. Kristen J. Koehler, Executive Director, Lively Arts kristen.koehler@iup.edu or (724) 357-2787 IUP Symphony Orchestra Partners with Local Rock Band, Somebody to Love, for Unique Concert INDIANA, …


The Jimmy Stewart Museum receives “Shout-Out” from VisitPA.com in Groundhog Day Promotions

January 19, 2024 | Posted in News
The Jimmy Stewart Museum receives “Shout-Out” from VisitPA.com in Groundhog Day Promotions

Congratulations to the Jimmy Stewart Museum for a recent “shout-out” on VisitPA.com, which is the official tourism website of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. VisitPA.com recently released an article entitled “Top 8 Groundhog Day Attractions.” …


NAFF to Open Folk School on the Arts & Humanities

January 24, 2024 | Posted in News

News from our friends at the Northern Appalachian Folk Festival (NAFF): The Northern Appalachian Folk Festival Inc (NAFF) is opening the Jim Rogers & Ken Holliday Folk School on the Arts & Humanities this spring at the NAFF Center which …


Waterworks Online Film showcasing First Waves Indiana

January 24, 2024 | Posted in News

Watermarks shows how one person’s dedication and passion for paddling, river surfing, filmmaking, and conservation can have a ripple effect, inspiring others to take action and make a difference in their communities. The story is centered on a program called …


Press Release: Indiana County Decathlon kicks off with a Hot Chocolate Walk on February 3rd

January 30, 2024 | Posted in News

Indiana County Office of Planning & Development EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Byron G. Stauffer, Jr. ASSISTANT DIRECTOR LuAnn Zak Indiana County Courthouse Annex 801 Water Street Indiana, Pennsylvania 15701-1705 COUNTY COMMISSIONERS R. Michael Keith, Chairman Robin A. Gorman Sherene Hess (724) 465-3870 …


Press Release: Public Reception to Welcome Founding Dean of Proposed IUP College of Osteopathic Medicine

January 30, 2024 | Posted in News

MEDIA ADVISORY: PUBLIC RECEPTION TO WELCOME FOUNDING DEAN OF PROPOSED IUP COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE; SEN. JOE PITTMAN TO MAKE ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT SUPPORT FOR THE PROJECT DURING EVENT WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 31, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. WHERE: IUP Kovalchick Convention …


Lone Oak Farm Announces Farm Memberships

January 30, 2024 | Posted in News
Lone Oak Farm Announces Farm Memberships

News from our friends at the Lone Oak Farm: FRESH VEGETABLE SHARE $234 – $728 It’s time to join us for our 2024 farm membership season! Early sign-up discounts are running from now through March 2nd! We have FIVE different …


Evergreen Conservancy accepting nominations for the Evergreen Award

February 12, 2024 | Posted in News

Evergreen Conservancy announces that it is time again for nominations for the Evergreen Award to recognize grassroots citizens, groups, or businesses that show exemplary leadership and active participation in protecting or preserving our environment. Candidates for the award should demonstrate …


IUP Lively Arts Announces upcoming Art Talk

February 14, 2024 | Posted in News
IUP Lively Arts Announces upcoming Art Talk

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                   For more information, contact: museum-info@iup.edu or call 724-357-2424 Fortushniak Discusses His Artwork at University Museum February 21 INDIANA, PA.  Discover the inspiration behind the pieces in IUP University Museum’s newest exhibition, “Out of …


IUP CEJKA Planetarium to host first shows

February 15, 2024 | Posted in News

IUP CEJKA PLANETARIUM TO HOST FIRST SHOWS Distribution Date: Feb. 14, 2024 INDIANA, Pa. – Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Cejka Planetarium in the university’s newly opened John J. and Char Kopchick Hall will host three shows during the spring semester, …


IUP’s Theater-by-the-Grove Presents Comedy Mystery

February 22, 2024 | Posted in News

February 22, 2024  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Dr. Kristen J. Koehler, Executive Director, Lively Arts kristen.koehler@iup.edu or (724) 357-2787 IUP’s Theater-by-the-Grove Presents Comedy Mystery “The 39 Steps, Abridged” Based on Hitchcock Movie INDIANA, PA.  Indiana University of …


Announcing a new series of videos: “Indiana County, PA Community Video Tour”

February 26, 2024 | Posted in News

Watch the Videos The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations (CEO) affiliates are proud to announce the completion of a new series of videos entitled “Indiana County, PA Community Video Tour”. The project, produced by CGI Communications and facilitated by …


First Commonwealth Donates Historic Downtown Indiana Building to County for Future Welcome Center

February 28, 2024 | Posted in News
First Commonwealth Donates Historic Downtown Indiana Building to County for Future Welcome Center

First Commonwealth Bank, in partnership with the County of Indiana, has entered into an agreement where the bank will proudly donate its historic downtown Indiana branch building to the County with the intention of it becoming a welcome center. A …


For your awareness: I-ACT Safety Message

March 4, 2024 | Posted in News

The Indiana Area Collaborative Team (I-ACT) was formed in 2014 in response to concerns of mass gatherings and dangerous behaviors in the community—at that time, related to students and their visitors to IUP during the spring semester. I-ACT includes representatives …


IUP & IRMC continue season 2 of the Rural Health Pulse Podcast

March 1, 2024 | Posted in News

PRESS RELEASE: IUP, IRMC CONTINUES SEASON TWO OF RURAL HEALTH PULSE PODCAST WITH PROGRAM ON SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH AND OTHER BARRIERS IRMC contact information: Annie Rizzo, Director, Marketing & Community Relations, arizzo@indianarmc.org, 724-357-7188 IUP contact information: Christina Koren, Director …


Solar Eclipse Events

March 11, 2024 | Posted in News
Solar Eclipse Events

Join in the excitement about the upcoming solar eclipse that will occur April 8, 2024.  A solar eclipse occurs when, at just the right moment, the MOON passes between the SUN and the EARTH.  In anticipation of this unique and …


Indiana County Center for Economic Operations Highlighted by PA Business Central

March 15, 2024 | Posted in News
Indiana County Center for Economic Operations Highlighted by PA Business Central

PA Business Central recently released an article that shines the spotlight on the outstanding achievements of the “Top 100 Organizations” in central Pennsylvania. We’re excited to share with you that the Indiana County Center for Economic Operations was listed as …


Golf Season Kicks off at Chestnut Ridge Golf Resort & Conference Center

March 20, 2024 | Posted in News
Golf Season Kicks off at Chestnut Ridge Golf Resort & Conference Center

Tom’s Run & Chestnut Ridge Courses are scheduled to open Friday, March 29, 2024 (weather permitting) at Chestnut Ridge Golf Resort & Conference Center!


Local Indiana County Balloon Artist Selected to Showcase Skills at the Big Balloon Build 

March 21, 2024 | Posted in News
Local Indiana County Balloon Artist Selected to Showcase Skills at the Big Balloon Build 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For media inquires, please contact: Melanie Hungerford – Big Balloon Build Impact & Engagement Coordinator MelanieH@bigballoonbuild.com Cell: (703) 622-4573 Local Indiana County Balloon Artist Selected to Showcase Skills at the Big Balloon Build  Hundreds applied, only 80 …


Hilton Garden Inn Indiana at IUP Partners with Lively Arts to Present Premier International Dance Ensembles

March 25, 2024 | Posted in News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Dr. Kristen J. Koehler, Executive Director, Lively Arts kristen.koehler@iup.edu or (724) 357-2787 Hilton Garden Inn Indiana at IUP Partners with Lively Arts to Present Premier International Dance Ensembles INDIANA, PA. In a joint release …


Statler Foundation News & Economic Impact Report

March 25, 2024 | Posted in News

Statler Foundation simulated hotel front desk helps train hospitality students at IUP (From PRLA Daily Update) The Statler Foundation hotel front desk at Indiana University of Pennsylvania isn’t something one expects to encounter inside a classroom building — in this …


IUP offering Footlight Players Summer Youth Theatre Program this Summer!

March 27, 2024 | Posted in News
IUP offering Footlight Players Summer Youth Theatre Program this Summer!

INDIANA, Pa. — Footlight Players at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will once again provide a popular summer youth theatre program. This popular community program will be offered at IUP from June 17 to July 13. Footlight Players explores creativity through …


3 ICTB Members recently featured in article on VisitPA.com

March 29, 2024 | Posted in News
3 ICTB Members recently featured in article on VisitPA.com

Each month, ICTB submits member information to VisitPA.com for consideration in their monthly themed articles, when applicable. It’s always exciting when they select an ICTB entry from the statewide submissions to publish in their articles. Congrats to 119 Antique Trading …


IUP, IRMC Continues Season 2 of Rural Health Pulse Podcast w/ “Exploring Rural Healthcare Challenges”

April 1, 2024 | Posted in News

IRMC contact information: Annie Rizzo, Director, Marketing & Community Relations, arizzo@indianarmc.org, 724-357-7188 IUP contact information: Christina Koren, Director of Strategic Partnerships, ckoren@iup.edu; 724-464-9864 IUP, IRMC CONTINUES SEASON TWO OF RURAL HEALTH PULSE PODCAST WITH “EXPLORING RURAL HEALTHCARE CHALLENGES” April 1, …


Research Appreciation Week Events Announced by IUP, including Innovation Panel

April 2, 2024 | Posted in News

Friends of the Parks/Penguin Court – Native Plant Sale Open for Orders!

April 2, 2024 | Posted in News
Friends of the Parks/Penguin Court – Native Plant Sale Open for Orders!

The Friends of the Parks/Penguin Court Fourth Annual Native Plant Sale site is now active and ready for orders at: https://indiana-county-friends-of-the-parks-penguin-court-native-plant.square.site The website will be taking orders through Sunday, May 5, 2024. Plant pick-up will be at Blue Spruce Lodge …


Nature Works Farm Announces Opening Day – April 13!

April 3, 2024 | Posted in News

ICTB Member Nature Works Farm & Nursery has announced opening day for 2024: April 13! This small diversified farm uses healthy practices to boost plant vitality! Mark your calendar now for the 13th! Learn more.


L & M Campground Announces Opening Day – May 1!

April 4, 2024 | Posted in News
L & M Campground Announces Opening Day – May 1!

ICTB L&M Campground has announced opening day for 2024: May 1! L&M Campground is a 28-acre quiet, family campground. It features 175 full hook-up sites along with open field and wooded tent sites. Pull through sites are available. The campground …


Saltsburg Kayak & Canoe Outfitters Announces Opening Day – May 25!

April 9, 2024 | Posted in News

  Learn more about Saltsburg Kayak & Canoe Outfitters.


Indiana County Featured on PA Bucket List

April 9, 2024 | Posted in News

PABucketList.com recently published “6 Must-See Attractions in Indiana County” by Rusty Glessner. Congratulations to ICTB Members who made the list: Yellow Creek State Park Buttermilk Falls (Indiana County Parks & Trails) The Covered Bridges of Indiana County (Indiana County Parks …


Twolick Valley Nursery – Both Locations NOW OPEN!

April 10, 2024 | Posted in News

Learn more about Twolick Valley Nursery!


Quarterly Tourism Tidbits Newsletter Released

April 15, 2024 | Posted in News

The latest installment of our newsletter, Tourism Tidbits, was just released. A sneak peek of topics covered include: – Seasonal Events Brochure – PA Route 422 Partnership – Save the Dates:  Tourism Ambassador Celebration (6/14) and Discount Idlewild & SoakZone …


IUP’s Theater-by-the-Grove to Present New Stories, Ideas, and Voices in New Works Festival

April 15, 2024 | Posted in News

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                   For more information, contact: Dr. Kristen J. Koehler, Executive Director, Lively Arts kristen.koehler@iup.edu or (724) 357-2787 IUP’s Theater-by-the-Grove to Present New Stories, Ideas, and Voices in New Works Festival INDIANA, PA.  Indiana University …


IndiGO Local Advisory Committee Meeting – All are welcome!

April 16, 2024 | Posted in News

IndiGO will host their next Local Advisory Committee meeting on Tuesday, May 14 at 10 AM at their offices (1657 Saltsburg Avenue, Indiana, PA 15701). The purpose of this meeting is to share information about IndiGO’s Shared Ride and Persons …


Announcement: Flag for Heroes Ceremony

April 16, 2024 | Posted in News

News from ICTB Member: The Rotary Club of Indiana-Midday The Rotary Club of Indiana-Midday is having our annual Flags for Heroes Ceremony. When we started the Flags for Heroes project our goal was to create a fundraiser that would engage …


Indiana County Center for Economic Operations Releases SPRING Newsletter

April 18, 2024 | Posted in News

The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations just released their SPRING newsletter. Stay in the know and check out the latest news. Read the newsletter.


The University Museum Goes Downtown: Selected Prints from The Collection

April 29, 2024 | Posted in News
The University Museum Goes Downtown: Selected Prints from The Collection

April 26, 2024 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: museum-info@iup.edu or call 724-357-2424 The University Museum Goes Downtown: Selected Prints from The Collection Indiana, PA – The University Museum at IUP returns to Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia Street, …


IUP’s Music Theater to Close Season with Tony Award-Winning Musical, “Songs for a New World”

April 29, 2024 | Posted in News

April 26, 2024  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Dr. Kristen J. Koehler, Executive Director, Lively Arts kristen.koehler@iup.edu or (724) 357-2787 IUP’s Music Theater to Close Season with Tony Award-Winning Musical, “Songs for a New World” INDIANA, PA.  Indiana …


Promoting Safe, Summer Travel with Special Event on May 10th!

April 30, 2024 | Posted in News

Stop by our office on Friday, May 10th from 10 AM to 2 PM for FREE information on traveling safely this summer as well as area event information. We hope to see you then!


3 Upcoming Events Featured on VisitPA.com

April 30, 2024 | Posted in News
3 Upcoming Events Featured on VisitPA.com

Each month, ICTB submits member information to VisitPA.com for consideration in their monthly themed articles, when applicable. It’s always exciting when they select an ICTB entry from the statewide submissions to publish in their articles. Congrats to the following members …


Laurie Kuzneski to be honored by Pittsburgh Magazine

April 30, 2024 | Posted in News

Join us in congratulating Laurie Kuzenski on being honored at Pittsburgh Magazine’s Women & Business Awards on May 22! Read more about Laurie and the event in the recently published Pittsburgh Magazine. (May 2024 Edition, Page 95)


Indiana County to receive funding for Kintersburg Covered Bridge Rehabilitation

May 1, 2024 | Posted in News
Indiana County to receive funding for Kintersburg Covered Bridge Rehabilitation

It was recently announced that Indiana County Commissioners will be receiving $578,672 for the rehabilitation of the Kintersburg Covered Bridge. The bridge is located at 2730 Musser Road, Indiana, PA 15701. Read more about the announcement from our friends at …


Luigi’s Ristorante Celebrates 40 Years!

May 2, 2024 | Posted in News

Happy 40th Anniversary to ICTB Member, Luigi’s Ristorante! Check out this recent announcement from Luigi’s Facebook Page: Hello Luigi’s Famiglia! During this Month of May, we are celebrating our 40th year of business! We are humbly grateful, and eternally thankful …


Announcing: Jimmy Stewart’s Birthday Celebration and “The Movies & Music of Hollywood” Exhibit

May 6, 2024 | Posted in News

   


Women-Owned Shops & Cultural Event Featured on VisitPA.com!

May 7, 2024 | Posted in News
Women-Owned Shops & Cultural Event Featured on VisitPA.com!

Each month, ICTB submits member information to VisitPA.com for consideration in their monthly themed articles, when applicable. It’s always exciting when they select an ICTB entry from the statewide submissions to publish in their articles. Congrats to the following members …


The Peach Truck is coming to the Kovalchick Convention & Athletic Complex

May 13, 2024 | Posted in News

Did you hear?  The Peach Truck is coming to the Kovalchick Convention & Athletic Complex multiple days throughout this summer: 6/4, 6/19, 7/19, 8/3, & 8/1. All orders much be pre-ordered! These peaches are perfect for baking, canning, freezing, and …


Discount Idlewild & SoakZone tickets ON SALE NOW!

May 14, 2024 | Posted in News
Discount Idlewild & SoakZone tickets ON SALE NOW!

Stop by the Tourist Bureau office for Discount Idlewild & SoakZone Tickets! Monday – Friday: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM Cash or Check Only.  


Bike, Walk, or Bus to Work Day on Friday, May 17

May 15, 2024 | Posted in News

Indiana County Residents Urged to Participate in Home Internet Speed Tests by May 22

May 17, 2024 | Posted in News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2024 Media Contact: Byron G. Stauffer, Jr. 724-465-3870 Indiana County Residents Urged to Participate in Home Internet Speed Tests by May 22 Indiana County, Pennsylvania – The Indiana County Board of Commissioners is requesting that …


Alleghenies Tasting Trail Launches New Passport for 9 Counties and over 40 Craft Beverage Locations

May 17, 2024 | Posted in News
Alleghenies Tasting Trail Launches New Passport for 9 Counties and over 40 Craft Beverage Locations

Alleghenies Tasting Trail Launches New Passport for 9 Counties and over 40 Craft Beverage Locations   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (5/17/24): The Altoona Blair County Development Corp. (ABCD) along with the partnering Destination Marketing Organizations covering the 9 counties of Armstrong, Bedford, …


Celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week May 19-25, 2024

May 20, 2024 | Posted in News

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Laura Herrington, Executive Director Indiana County Tourist Bureau 724-463-7505 Indiana County Tourist Bureau Celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week May 19-25, 2024 Indiana, PA — The Indiana County Tourist Bureau (ICTB) will be celebrating National Travel & …