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INDIANA AREA: Directors renew talks on police presence

INDIANA AREA: Directors renew talks on police presence

- CHAUNCEY ROSS

Indiana Area school officials have taken the next formal step to make Indiana Borough police the first-responding agency for the senior high and two White Township elementary schools.

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Indiana wins Consol Energy's PowerUp contest
12 hours ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
Clicking through Web pages and submitting email addresses to a website has paid off in a big way for the Indiana Area School District. [Read More]
Book breakfast to be held Book breakfast to be held
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The New Century Club/ Friends of the Library book breakfast will be held at 9:15 a.m. Oct. 2 in the dining room at St. Andrew’s Village, 1155 Indian Springs Road, White Township. [Read More]
Basket raffle to aid Marion Center family
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MARION CENTER — Marion Center Youth Football and Cheering is reaching out for support for one of its own with a basket raffle. [Read More]
CLUB NEWS: Smicksburg United Methodist Women hold meeting
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A roundup of activities of local groups as submitted to The Indiana Gazette. Write to family@indianagazette.net to have your organization's reports included in the periodic Club News column in the Gazette and on The Indiana Gazette Online. [Read More]
Hog roast fundraiser scheduled for Saturday
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A hog roast fundraiser will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at Luckenbach Lunch off Route 422 in Shelocta to benefit Timothy Ammerman and his family. [Read More]
Volunteer opportunities offered throughout area Volunteer opportunities offered throughout area
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Did you know volunteer work is real work? Volunteer service can enhance a résumé. [Read More]
Upcoming community events planned
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The Gazette presents this brief roundup of dinners, fundraisers, reunions, meetings and other events scheduled in the coming days in the Indiana County area. [Read More]
Screenings to be held
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The Lifesteps Child Check team will be conducting two free screenings in the Indiana area next month. [Read More]
Program to examine issues related to youths
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The Apollo-Ridge P.R.I.D.E. Club and student council will present “A Youth Perspective: Access to Social Media, Distracted Driving and Drugs” on Oct. 8 in the high school cafeteria, 1825 Route 56, Spring Church. [Read More]
Scouting meeting planned
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Local Cub Scout packs will be holding a Cub Scout Roundup at the Indiana YMCA on Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m. [Read More]

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JEFF KNAPP: Hair dressings perfect for fall fishing JEFF KNAPP: Hair dressings perfect for fall fishing
12 hours ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Like a mechanic’s vast array of tools, fishing lures have specific applications where they work best. A service technician wouldn’t reach for a screwdriver to remove a lug nut. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Hunting seasons on the horizon
12 hours ago - - ZEKE WILSON
The arrival of autumn was met with the cool temperatures associated with the changing of leaves. [Read More]
Club presents hunt to warrior Club presents hunt to warrior
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The Indiana County Fox and Coon Hunters Association held its second annual Sportsmen’s Day on Saturday. [Read More]
PM’s Tate leads area runners
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ALTOONA — Penns Manor’s Roman Tate was the top local finisher in the boys’ race at the Altoona Mountain Lion Cross Country Invitational on Saturday at Logan Elementary School. [Read More]
HS VOLLEYBALL: Perfect Dragons sweep Glendale
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PURCHASE LINE — Host Purchase Line upped its record to 6-0 by sweeping Glendale in a non-conference girls’ volleyball match Monday. [Read More]
Hogan’s Heroes wins in comeback
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Scott Poloff ripped an RBI double to drive in the game-winning run and lift Hogan’s Heroes to a 6-5 win over Marion Center Bank in an Indiana Over-40 Baseball League game Sunday at Charlie Hogan Field. [Read More]
Indiana tennis team improves to 9-2
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Indiana improved to 9-2 overall and 7-1 in section play with a 4-1 win over Kittanning in a WPIAL Section 3-AA girls’ tennis match Monday at the White Township Recreation Complex. [Read More]
IJHS soccer team stays unbeaten
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Indiana improved to 11-0-1 by blanking Gateway, 2-0, in a seventh- and eighth-grade girls’ soccer match Monday. [Read More]
Indiana girls drop golf match
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MURRYSVILLE — Indiana fell to Franklin Regional, 191-209, in a WPIAL Section 3-AAA girls’ golf match Monday at Murrysville Golf Club. [Read More]
IUP FOOTBALL: Crimson Hawks relying on their youth IUP FOOTBALL: Crimson Hawks relying on their youth
2 days ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Take a look at the stat sheet and you’ll realize something that will explain a lot about the IUP Crimson Hawks: There are a lot of new faces who are producing on both sides of the ball. [Read More]

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INDIANA DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
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Several defendants have been named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Guy Haberl, of Indiana. [Read More]
Fire destroys garage, trailers in Arcadia
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ARCADIA — Fire crews were called to a structure fire on Kerr Avenue early this morning. [Read More]
POLICE REPORT
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Krista Miller, 18, of Port Allegany, was cited by IUP police with underage drinking and public drunkenness at 1:39 a.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of Grant Street. [Read More]
ACCIDENT
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State police reported a Pontiac Sunfire drifted into the back of a bus at a red light at 3:15 p.m. Monday on Oakland Avenue, about 180 feet west of Nehrig Road. [Read More]
Accused White House intruder had earlier run-ins with law Accused White House intruder had earlier run-ins with law
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Two months before Omar J. Gonzalez allegedly hopped a White House fence, dashed across the North Lawn and entered the executive mansion, he was arrested in rural Virginia, heavily armed and carrying a map of Washington tucked inside a Bible — with a circle drawn around the White House. [Read More]
Tensions high as ambush suspect evades capture Tensions high as ambush suspect evades capture
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CANADENSIS — A 10-day manhunt for the survivalist accused of ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks has narrowed to the rural area where he grew up and his parents still live, but the suspect has managed to elude capture despite the efforts of hundreds of law enforcement officials. [Read More]
Charges considered in Philly fight
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey believes that at least some people should be charged in a high-profile altercation that left two gay men injured. [Read More]
Second trial begins for Florida man accused in teen's death Second trial begins for Florida man accused in teen's death
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jury selection began Monday in the second trial of a Florida man accused of killing a Georgia teenager during an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store. [Read More]
Mom given two years in death Mom given two years in death
2 days ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
A former White Township woman was sentenced this morning to serve up to two years in Indiana County Jail for her conviction on charges from the bathtub drowning of her 13-month-old son early last year. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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At 11:34 p.m. Saturday, Indiana police responded to a report that a suspect had smashed his way into a residence along the 200 block of South 14th Street and was still inside the residence. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 23
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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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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Sept. 22, 2014: [Read More]
WEDDING: Nicole Mears and Christopher Arnold WEDDING: Nicole Mears and Christopher Arnold
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Nicole Jean Mears, of Home, and Christopher Michael Arnold, of Little Rock, Ark., were united in marriage on Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Wedgewood Wedding and Banquet Center in San Clemente, Calif., with the Rev. Jude Urso, of Pittsburgh, officiating. [Read More]
BIRTH: Greyson Thomas Dill
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Greyson Thomas Dill was born Sept. 3, 2014, at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 22
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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, weekend activity: [Read More]
How to send your family news to us How to send your family news to us
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Please follow these guides for sending birth, engagement, wedding, anniversary, birthday and other announcements for the Family News section of The Indiana Gazette and The Indiana Gazette Online. [Read More]
Crowning of the queen Crowning of the queen
3 days ago - - TERI ENCISO
Mary Roach, 2013 Penns Manor Homecoming Queen, crowned Emma Tomayko as the 2014 queen at halftime of the Penns Manor-Saltsburg game Friday in Kenwood. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 21
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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: Riley Stapleton BOY OF THE MONTH: Riley Stapleton
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The Indiana Optimist Club recently selected Riley Stapleton as the Boy of the Month for September, the 681st Boy of the Month since the program began. [Read More]

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U.S. and allies hit Islamic State targets in Syria
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Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State group military strongholds in Syria and Iraq as a simultaneous U.S. strike attacked an al-Qaida cell of hardened veterans with “significant explosives skills” said to be plotting attacks on the U.S. and Western interests, the U.S. military said. [Read More]
Accused White House intruder had earlier run-ins with law Accused White House intruder had earlier run-ins with law
12 hours ago -
Two months before Omar J. Gonzalez allegedly hopped a White House fence, dashed across the North Lawn and entered the executive mansion, he was arrested in rural Virginia, heavily armed and carrying a map of Washington tucked inside a Bible — with a circle drawn around the White House. [Read More]
Officials probe train derailment
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ALTOONA (AP) — Norfolk Southern and the Federal Railroad Administration were continuing to investigate how 17 freight cars derailed, many of them carrying brand new cars and vans. [Read More]
WHO: Ebola cases could reach 21,000 by November WHO: Ebola cases could reach 21,000 by November
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LONDON — New estimates from the World Health Organization warn the number of Ebola cases could hit 21,000 in six weeks unless efforts to curb the outbreak are ramped up. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2014: Corbett, Wolf joust over taxes, finances at debate CAMPAIGN 2014: Corbett, Wolf joust over taxes, finances at debate
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HERSHEY — Taxes, state government finances and education policy dominated the first debate in the Pennsylvania governor’s race Monday night. [Read More]
Tensions high as ambush suspect evades capture Tensions high as ambush suspect evades capture
12 hours ago -
CANADENSIS — A 10-day manhunt for the survivalist accused of ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks has narrowed to the rural area where he grew up and his parents still live, but the suspect has managed to elude capture despite the efforts of hundreds of law enforcement officials. [Read More]
PennDOT to award bulk bridge-building contracts
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HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is preparing to choose a private-sector team to replace at least 558 ailing state bridges and maintain them for 25 years as part of an innovative public-private partnership, an official said Monday. [Read More]
Ferguson residents begin using body cameras
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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A California-based group has distributed and trained some Ferguson residents on how to use body cameras to record police. [Read More]
House signs off on Philly schools tax
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HARRISBURG (AP) — The state House of Representatives on Monday advanced a bill to provide crucial revenue for the cash-strapped Philadelphia School District. [Read More]
Poll: Support for gay marriage may be leveling off
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A survey released Monday from the Pew Research Center indicates American support for same-sex marriage could be leveling off after several years of dramatic growth in acceptance of equal rights for gays and lesbians. [Read More]

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Letter to the Editor: God does not hate or judge
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Homosexuality in the same sentence as murder, rape, etc.: This is what was in my paper Sunday morning. (“Everywhere we look, we can see evil in world.”) [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Liberals know pennies' source
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The left says pennies come from heaven and conservatives vainly await them. No, conservatives try to balance the budget by cutting expenses, not awaiting pennies from the skies. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Have a good day
3 days ago -
I have a son, Austin, who has spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Evil in the world
3 days ago -
God hates evil. Everywhere we look, we see evil. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: EPA's plan
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We in the Keystone State are naturally blessed with two of the most important ingredients to a prosperous economic future: coal and natural gas. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Freeberg has a vision for Pennsylvania
1 week ago -
Pennsylvania House candidate Kevin Freeberg has a vision and plan for education, jobs and the economy, and tax relief. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Decision on liquor license questioned
1 week ago -
I work and reside in Indiana Borough. I am also the owner of the building that I intended to lease to Mr. Reilly for his restaurant. Indiana Borough council recently denied the transfer of Mr. Reilly’s owned and approved alcohol license to my building, and I feel there are a couple of misconceptio [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Thanks for successful poppy campaign
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On behalf of all the members of Indiana VFW Post 1989 and its Ladies Auxiliary, I want to thank the management of the Walmart super center, Giant Eagle supermarket and Tate’s Market in Clymer for allowing our members to distribute the poppies at their places of business. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Attack culture stalls political progress
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The world of politics changed forever with the onset of cable news networks and the Internet — news cycles once flush with stories thoroughly researched are now dominated by talking heads and bloggers focused on ratings rather than accuracy. [Read More]
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