Random “Life”-Related Information for Indiana, Pa.

Somewhat subjective…

Getting your Pennsylvania Driver's License

You need to bring your current license, Social Security card, passport or original birth certificate, and evidence of residency (pick two: lease, utility bills, etc.)

Our local Indiana Driver's License Office is only open to get NEW driver's license on Tuesday and Thursday from 9:15 a.m.-4:15 p.m. The location is 2334 Oakland Ave Rt. 286 and Warren Road, Unit 110, Indiana, PA 15701 (aka Indiana Mall).

Grocery Stores

  • Martin's Supermarket: 1570 Oakland Ave (open 24 hours)
  • Giant Eagle: 475 Ben Franklin Road South (Sun-Sat 6:00 a.m.-midnight)
  • Aldi: 2910 Oakland Ave (Sun 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. and Mon-Sat 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Bring your own bags and a quarter for the cart)
  • Bi-Lo (Valeski's 4th Street Market): 420 N 4th Street (Mon-Sat 6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. and Sun 7:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.)
  • Walmart: Southtowne Plaza, 3100 Oakland Ave (open 24 hours)

Places to Shop

  • Goodwill (1470 Oakland Ave)
  • Ollie's Bargain Outlet, TJ Maxx, Joann Fabrics (1570 Oakland Ave)
  • Indiana Mall (Kohl's, JCPenney, etc.) (2334 Oakland Ave)
  • Lowes, Michaels, Wine and Spirits Store (475 Ben Franklin Rd South)
  • Big Lots, Dollar General, Salvation Army (2444 Philadelphia Street)
  • White's Variety - 1845 Philadelphia Street (got my winter boots here)
  • Lots of lovely little boutique style shops between 8th and 5th streets on Philadelphia Street
  • Sunflower Yoga Studio
  • The Artists Hand Gallery and Espresso Bar
    • Full disclosure on this one, my department chair started the business three years ag
  • A Private Salon
  • Six Hand Bakery
  • More miscellaneous

Restaurants (very subjective)