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Food bank will receive boost from Make a Difference Day

Food bank will receive boost from Make a Difference Day

- MARGARET HARPER

Residents of Indiana County will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others through an annual day of service set for Saturday.

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Coming events to be held
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Check today's listing of events planned in communities throughout Indiana County ... [Read More]
THE WEEK IN REVIEW
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Here is a look at the top stories of local interest published in The Indiana Gazette during the week of Oct. 12-18: [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2014: Cris Dush, Republican for 66th District CAMPAIGN 2014: Cris Dush, Republican for 66th District
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Residents of the 66th District will soon have a new representative in the state House for the first time in 28 years. Rep. Sam Smith, R-Punxsutawney, the Speaker of the House, announced in February he would not seek re-election to a 15th term. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2014: Toby Santik, Democrat for 66th District CAMPAIGN 2014: Toby Santik, Democrat for 66th District
2 days ago - - RANDY WELLS
Residents of the 66th District will soon have a new representative in the state House for the first time in 28 years. Rep. Sam Smith, R-Punxsutawney, the Speaker of the House, announced in February he would not seek re-election to a 15th term. [Read More]
IT'S HAPPENING HERE IT'S HAPPENING HERE
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All events are held in Indiana unless otherwise noted. [Read More]
Demolition starts at future Chipotle site Demolition starts at future Chipotle site
2 days ago - - TOM PEEL
Workers from Sleppy Construction of Penn Run recently began tearing down the Spotts Music Center along Oakland Avenue in White Township. [Read More]
Commissioners honor women in business Commissioners honor women in business
2 days ago - - JAMIE EMPFIELD
The Indiana County commissioners marked National Business Women’s Week (Oct. 20-24) with a proclamation at their meeting last week. [Read More]
Career workshops set Thursday Career workshops set Thursday
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The JobConneXion and Pennsylvania Career Link are sponsoring three workshops on Thursday at the Holiday Inn in White Township. [Read More]
Pets of the Week: Area shelters offer animals for adoption
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Pets of the Week: Area shelters offer animals for adoption
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Several dogs and cats are available for adoption from the Indiana County Humane Society’s animal shelter at 191 Airport Road, White Township, and from Four Footed Friends along Beck Road, White Township. [Read More]
Hospital hosts centennial celebration Hospital hosts centennial celebration
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A big crowd helped mark the 100th anniversary of Indiana Hospital. [Read More]

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IUP FOOTBALL: Hawks have productive, but troubling day on offense IUP FOOTBALL: Hawks have productive, but troubling day on offense
16 hours ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
It seems almost impossible to do, but the IUP Crimson Hawks did it. [Read More]
IUP GOLF: Hawks settle for second place
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HERSHEY — IUP fell short in its comeback attempt at the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Golf Championships on Sunday at the Hershey Country Club East Course. [Read More]
Lee breaks rushing record, but Wildcats lose Lee breaks rushing record, but Wildcats lose
2 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
HOMER CITY — On a night in which Homer-Center squandered far too many opportunities to best playoff-bound West Middlesex, senior Ean Lee could only wait patiently for his chance to rewrite school history. [Read More]
IUP FOOTBALL: Turnovers crush Hawks' chances IUP FOOTBALL: Turnovers crush Hawks' chances
2 days ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
CALIFORNIA — Football coaches often like to point to statistics when they explain why their team won or lost. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Crimson Hawks have success at SPIRE Open IUP ROUNDUP: Crimson Hawks have success at SPIRE Open
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IUP men’s and women’s swimmers totaled 20 victories in 30 events at the season-opening SPIRE Open on Saturday afternoon in Geneva, Ohio. [Read More]
Lee breaks record in Wildcats' loss
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HOMER CITY — West Middlesex scored three unanswered touchdowns in the second half to roll over previously once-beaten Homer-Center, 34-6, in a non-conference football game Saturday at Memorial Field. [Read More]
IUP FOOTBALL: Sloppy play hands game to Vulcans IUP FOOTBALL: Sloppy play hands game to Vulcans
2 days ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
CALIFORNIA — IUP made too many mistakes, and those faults ended up being the difference today. [Read More]
IUP drops volleyball match
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IUP lost to Slippery Rock, 26-24, 25-20, 25-20, in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference women’s volleyball match Friday night at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. [Read More]
Basketball clinic set at Apollo-Ridge
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SPRING CHURCH — The Armstrong County Basketball Clinic will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Apollo-Ridge High School gym. [Read More]
Colts to hold baseball camp
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NORTHERN CAMBRIA — Northern Cambria baseball will host its second annual winter camp from Dec. 27 to 30 at the elementary school. [Read More]

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CLYMER DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
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Several defendants have been named in criminal charges filed in the Clymer district court before Magisterial District Judge George Thachik. [Read More]
POLICE REPORT
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State police charged Stephen A. Nahalka, 55, of Black Lick, with a summary citation for harassment at 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 3 at a residence in the first block of Liekert Avenue. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
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State police reported Daniel R. Toy, 29, of Pulaski, struck a guardrail Saturday at 6:10 a.m. while trying to avoid hitting another car traveling in the same lane on Route 422 about 360 feet west of Old Route 119. Toy was not injured, police said. [Read More]
Fatal mobile home fire probed as possible arson
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STEVENS (AP) — Authorities say a fire in a mobile home in central Pennsylvania that claimed the life of a man and slightly inj- ured a firefighter is being investigated as a possible arson. [Read More]
Police hunt for clues near where Va. remains found
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — After finding remains that could be University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities interviewed nearby residents and picked through leaves on the side of a sparsely populated highway, searching for any clues or evidence. [Read More]
Coroner: Six fire victimes died of smoke, fume inhalation Coroner: Six fire victimes died of smoke, fume inhalation
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Four children and two adults killed in a suburban house fire died of acute smoke and fume inhalation, according to autopsy results released Sunday. [Read More]
Arraignment set in killing of 4
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NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — A man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend and leaving their bodies in a field was expected to be arraigned in a Florida court. [Read More]
Lawyers gather in bombing case
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BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors and lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzho-khar Tsarnaev were due in court today for a status conference. [Read More]
Clymer murder trial to begin
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Jury selection will begin Monday in the Indiana County Court House for the second of two suspects charged in the drug-related slaying of James “Pork” Alexander, of Ernest, on a walking trail in Clymer. [Read More]
Rescue tip helps firefighters free man
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Indiana volunteer firefighters have learned that it pays to take notes — or at least pay attention — to the smallest of details taught in classes, workshops, seminars and training programs. [Read More]

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ANNIVERSARY: Dave and LaRue Yarnell ANNIVERSARY: Dave and LaRue Yarnell
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Dave and LaRue Yarnell, of Homer City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 24, 2014. They were married at the Mentcle Wesleyan Methodist Church by the Rev. George Kopp. [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Theresa Potts and Nicholaus Gipson ENGAGEMENT: Theresa Potts and Nicholaus Gipson
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Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Potts, of Shelocta, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Theresa Lawton Potts, to Nicholaus Gipson, son of Allen Gipson and Rachelle Hirsch, of Kansas. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Oct. 20
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If you see these Gazette readers today, be sure to wish them a happy birthday! [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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From the Indiana Regional Medical Center, Oct. 18 and 19, 2014 ... [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Oct. 19
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
BOY OF THE MONTH: David Zimmerman BOY OF THE MONTH: David Zimmerman
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The Indiana Optimist Club recently selected David Zimmerman as the boy of the month for October, the 682nd Boy of the Month since the program began. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Oct. 18
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Oct. 17, 2014: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Oct. 17
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Oct. 16 [Read More]

All World News

 
Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security
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OSIJEK, Croatia — Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forced out of the United States, an Associated Press investigation has found. [Read More]
Two top ministers resign in Japan
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TOKYO — Japan’s trade and justice ministers resigned today after allegations they misused campaign funds in the biggest setback so far for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s conservative administration. [Read More]
Students clean up mayhem near pumpkin fest Students clean up mayhem near pumpkin fest
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CONCORD, N.H. — Keene State College students quickly cleaned up from a chaotic weekend on Sunday after violent parties near the city’s annual pumpkin festival led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries. [Read More]
Kerry defends airdrop to Kurds
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JAKARTA, Indonesia — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said today the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to “valiant” Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would be “irresponsible” and “morally very difficult [Read More]
Pope beatifies Paul VI at remarkable synod's end Pope beatifies Paul VI at remarkable synod's end
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VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the tumultuous reforms of the Second Vatican Council which Paul oversaw and implemented. [Read More]
Ebola fears begin to ease
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DALLAS — Ebola fears began to ease for some today as a monitoring period passed for those who had close contact with a victim of the disease and after a cruise ship scare ended with the boat returning to port and a lab worker on board testing negative for the virus. [Read More]
Pittsburgh wins ugliest accent tournament
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburghers talk funny. [Read More]
Fatal mobile home fire probed as possible arson
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STEVENS (AP) — Authorities say a fire in a mobile home in central Pennsylvania that claimed the life of a man and slightly inj- ured a firefighter is being investigated as a possible arson. [Read More]
Police hunt for clues near where Va. remains found
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — After finding remains that could be University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities interviewed nearby residents and picked through leaves on the side of a sparsely populated highway, searching for any clues or evidence. [Read More]
Cyanide homicide trial likely battle of experts Cyanide homicide trial likely battle of experts
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PITTSBURGH — Nobody had any reason to question why a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher bought more than a half-pound of cyanide with his school-issued credit card, until his neurologist wife suddenly fell ill and died a few days later. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: End pollution? Don't drive, eat or use energy
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I have been striving for some time along with others to try and put together a plan to curb the drastic effects of the pollution in our society today. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: A foul smell in Burrell Township
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I am a property owner in Burrell Township. In May 2013, I received a letter to attend a meeting with the Burrell Township Sewage Authority to discuss information about a new main forced sewer line that borders one side of my property. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Who will tell chickens they're in every pot?
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The homeowners will be joyous and the teachers will have more money to teach our kids. Those rich gas companies that employ thousands of our neighbors finally get what they deserve; make them pay. Make the coal mines pay; some of them have lots of money. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Freeberg will advocate for middle class
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Voters of Pennsylvania’s 62nd Legislative District: For the first time in eight years, we have a choice: career politician Dave Reed or challenger Kevin Freeberg. When you choose, consider the issues: [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Is Wolf attempting to deceive voters?
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Hunters and supporters of the Second Amendment, there is a new sportmen’s group you may want to check into. It is “Sportsmen for Wolf.” [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Importance of establishing a living wage
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A May report of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce estimated a taxpayer cost of $3,015 per underpaid Walmart employee relying on taxpayer-funded programs (“The Walton Family: America’s New Robber Barons”). [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Borough street also problem
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I just finished reading the Oct. 9 article regarding a resident’s request to lower the speed limit on Maple Street in White Township from 35 mph to 25. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: The consequences of White's letter
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I was most pleased to read the article about Sen. Don White dissing Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi (“White rips Senate leader,” Oct. 11). [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Lives changed in a split second
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My wife has been ill for a number of years and we obtained a “rescue” Yorkshire terrier named Rocky that was so scared and tiny but, boy, was he full of life. [Read More]
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