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Cases of Lyme disease on upward trend locally

Cases of Lyme disease on upward trend locally

- EMILY WEBER

The number of confirmed cases of Lyme disease in Indiana County has more than tripled over the past three years, according to a specialist at Indiana Regional Medical Center.

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Indiana library offers free community events Indiana library offers free community events
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The Indiana Free Library will offer the following free programs next week: [Read More]
MICHELE HUEY's 'GOD, ME & A CUP OF TEA': My little flock
4 hours ago - - MICHELE HUEY
I call them “my little flock.” [Read More]
Upcoming church events scheduled
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The Gazette presents this roundup of church events happening in communities throughout the area. [Read More]
Church schedules clothes giveaway
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The 14th annual Back to School Free Clothes giveaway will be held at Kinport Assembly of God, Cherry Tree, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 9 behind the church. [Read More]
Area churches schedule vacation Bible schools
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The following area churches have scheduled vacation Bible schools: [Read More]
Tomb, others honored for efforts in the arts Tomb, others honored for efforts in the arts
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
The suspense has been lifted. Next, it’s time for the glamour. [Read More]
House leveled to make way for green space House leveled to make way for green space
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A crew from Don Huey Custom Building and Remodeling tore down a former fraternity house on the corner of South Seventh and South streets in Indiana on Thursday. [Read More]
Aging Services holds carnival Aging Services holds carnival
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Aging Services Inc. is wrapping up its two-day indoor carnival for all of its social center members today. [Read More]
Miracle League Field work advances Miracle League Field work advances
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Mike Brothers, foreground, and Bill Ere, volunteers from A&A Construction in Indiana, helped put new roofs on the dugouts Wednesday at the Miracle Field that’s being built at the YMCA along Ben Franklin Road in White Township. [Read More]
American Legion auxiliary installs officers American Legion auxiliary installs officers
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The American Legion Auxiliary of Indiana County recently installed new officers. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
SOFTBALL: CMA wins playoff game
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CMA defeated Bethel Presbyterian, 10-3, in an Indiana County Church League softball playoff game Friday. [Read More]
SOFTBALL: Tryouts set for Armstrong team
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The Armstrong Force girls’ fastpitch softball team will hold tryouts for the 2014-15 season on Saturday, Aug. 9, and Sunday, Aug. 10, at Elderton Plumcreek Field. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS: West Lebanon trounces Apollo, 21-0, to reach semifinals INDIANA COUNTY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS: West Lebanon trounces Apollo, 21-0, to reach semifinals
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APOLLO — West Lebanon clubbed three homers and posted season highs in hits and runs to blank Apollo, 21-0, and finish a sweep in the best-of-three quarterfinal-round series in the Indiana County League baseball playoffs Thursday. [Read More]
Winning foursome named at golf tournament Winning foursome named at golf tournament
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The second annual Janessa Fleming Memorial Golf Tournament was held June 21 at Meadow Lane Golf Course. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Homer City team exits tourney
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CRANBERRY — North Pocono defeated Homer City All-Star Garage Door, 12-2, in an elimination game in the Junior League state baseball tournament Thursday. [Read More]
3-D shoot set at Rochester Mills
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ROCHESTER MILLS — The Rochester Mills Rod and Gun Club will hold a 3-D archery shoot on Sunday. [Read More]
Meadow Lane names winners
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The Meadow Lane Ladies 18-Hole Golf League named its winners from Wednesday’s event. [Read More]
IYHA sets 5K at IUP
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The Indiana Youth Hockey Association will hold a 5K run and walk at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2. [Read More]
United’s Means stars at camp
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SLIPPERY ROCK — Luke Means, an eighth-grader at United Junior High School, was named an all-star at the Keystone State Invitational Basketball Camp at Slippery Rock University. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION: Kovacik looks to keep undefeated season going at regionals YOUTH LEGION: Kovacik looks to keep undefeated season going at regionals
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They squandered their first crack at soaking coach Dan Shirley with ice water, but the way the Kovacik Insurance veterans saw it, they’d earn at least one more chance at partaking in the celebratory ritual during this postseason. [Read More]

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ACCIDENTS
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A go-cart operated by Alicia Watson, no age given, of North Carolina, went out of control and overturned in the 1900 block of Laurel Road at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, state police at Indiana said. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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Ernest Benham, 51, of Indiana, was arrested and cited with public drunkenness at 2:15 a.m. today after borough police said they found him sleeping in the rain in the 1000 block of Philadelphia Street. [Read More]
History of violence cited in Pa. hospital shooting History of violence cited in Pa. hospital shooting
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MEDIA (AP) — A psychiatric patient who killed his caseworker — and grazed his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back — has a lengthy history of gun arrests, violence and mental health problems, authorities said. [Read More]
Kansas infant left in hot car dies
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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 10-month-old Kansas girl died after being strapped for more than two hours inside a sweltering car, and police arrested a foster parent who said he’d forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory, an official said Friday. [Read More]
Police hunt for two who carjacked SUV, killed 3 Police hunt for two who carjacked SUV, killed 3
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police were searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit to raise money for their church, killing three kids and critically injuring their mother and the carjacking victim. Another woman was hurt but is in stable condit [Read More]
Feds monitoring N.Y. death
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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday the Justice Department is “closely monitoring” New York City’s investigation into the death of a man who was placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer arresting him on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes. [Read More]
Toddler dies when driver backs over her
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SMICKSBURG — An 18-month-old girl was killed late Thursday afternoon when she was run over by a vehicle at her family’s home along Route 954 near Smicksburg, the Indiana County coroner’s office reported. [Read More]
Homer City police target aggressive drivers on 119
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To increase safety on Route 119, the Homer City Police Department is stepping up its patrols for aggressive driving, targeting drivers who speed, tailgate, pass improperly and run red lights, through Sept. 14. [Read More]
INDIANA DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
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Defendants have been named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Guy Haberl, of Indiana. Criminal complaints and affidavits of probable cause are not evidence of guilt in a criminal case. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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State police have charged a Blairsville woman with driving under the influence of drugs while transporting a mentally challenged patient under her supervision. [Read More]

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MARRIAGE LICENSES
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The following marriage licenses were published in The Indiana Gazette. [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 25, 2014 [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: July 26
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If you see these Gazette readers today, be sure to wish them a happy birthday! [Read More]
BIRTH: Chaise Maverick Clouser BIRTH: Chaise Maverick Clouser
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Chaise Maverick Clouser was born at 4:18 p.m. June 9 at Indiana Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and measured 20 inches long. [Read More]
WEDDING: Kristi Knapik and John Lasch WEDDING: Kristi Knapik and John Lasch
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Kristi Marie Knapik, of Cherry Tree, and John Robert Lasch, of Pittsburgh, were united in marriage on Saturday, June 21, 2014. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. E. George Saletrik at the Church of the Resurrection located in Clymer. [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Jacqueline Beisel and Dillon Potts ENGAGEMENT: Jacqueline Beisel and Dillon Potts
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Jacqueline Beisel, of Clymer, and Dillon Potts, of Creekside, have announced their engagement. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 25
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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, July 24, 2014: [Read More]
2ND BIRTHDAY: Isabella Statkowski 2ND BIRTHDAY: Isabella Statkowski
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Isabella Rose Statkowski will celebrate her second birthday on Aug. 4. [Read More]
60th ANNIVERSARY: Wayne and Martha Wood 60th ANNIVERSARY: Wayne and Martha Wood
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Wayne and Martha (Rising) Wood, of Shelocta, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on July 5, 2014. [Read More]

All World News

 
Brief truce halts battle in Mideast Brief truce halts battle in Mideast
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BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip — Thousands of Gaza residents who had fled Israel-Hamas fighting streamed back to devastated border areas during a lull today to find large-scale destruction. [Read More]
U.S. evacuates embassy in Libya as unrest grows
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. shut down its embassy in Libya today and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort amid a significant deterioration in security in Tripoli. [Read More]
Despite global tensions, stocks remain resilient
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A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank’s finances look shaky. [Read More]
History of violence cited in Pa. hospital shooting History of violence cited in Pa. hospital shooting
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MEDIA (AP) — A psychiatric patient who killed his caseworker — and grazed his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back — has a lengthy history of gun arrests, violence and mental health problems, authorities said. [Read More]
CIA rescinds offer on 'torture' report
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ASPEN, Colo. — About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts of the document in a secure room in suburban Washington after signing a secrecy agreement. [Read More]
Kansas infant left in hot car dies
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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 10-month-old Kansas girl died after being strapped for more than two hours inside a sweltering car, and police arrested a foster parent who said he’d forgotten about her until something on TV jogged his memory, an official said Friday. [Read More]
U.S.: Russia is firing across border into Ukraine
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KIEV, Ukraine — Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. and Ukraine charged Friday in what appeared to be an ominous escalation of the crisis. [Read More]
Police hunt for two who carjacked SUV, killed 3 Police hunt for two who carjacked SUV, killed 3
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police were searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit to raise money for their church, killing three kids and critically injuring their mother and the carjacking victim. Another woman was hurt but is in stable condit [Read More]
Group wants to dredge river for 1956 bomber wreck
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HOMESTEAD (AP) — A group that’s spent nearly 20 years trying to find the remains of a World War II-era bomber that crashed into a Pittsburgh-area river is seeking permission to dredge the waterway for wreckage. [Read More]
Judge denies Spanier case bid Judge denies Spanier case bid
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HARRISBURG (AP) — A federal judge in Pennsylvania said Friday she will not halt the criminal case against former Penn State president Graham Spanier, who is accused of a criminal cover-up of child sex abuse complaints against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: IndiGO buses valuable
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I ride the IndiGO buses. I use the Lavender bus. [Read More]
How to submit a letter to the editor
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The Indiana Gazette welcomes letters to the editor and will endeavor to print readers’ letters in a timely manner. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A timely helping hand
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On Tuesday afternoon, July 8, our dairy farm was hit with a microburst-type storm. Our heifer barn was destroyed and five large trees were uprooted. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Thanks to kind stranger
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My 1-year-old son and I were shopping at Aldi on Saturday morning when their debit machines went down. I had some cash, but not enough to cover the transaction. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Seniors disappointed in bus service
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A group of us from Clairvaux Commons recently decided to go to the Indiana Mall for lunch and shopping, which we had done many times in the past. We decided to take the 10:34 bus. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Thank you for support Orenda
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Indiana County ABATE (Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education) would like to thank the following businesses, organizations and their patrons, as well as private donors for helping us make our 2014 Camp Orenda fundraising campaign a major success: [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A double whammy for A-R
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Apollo-Ridge school board hit property owners with a double whammy on June 26 and not only by their vote to increase expenditures to $22.9 million, thus setting in motion a 2.1 mill increase for Armstrong County property taxpayers and a 3.3 mill increase for Indiana County residents. [Read More]
Verbatim: A roundup of notable quotes from the week's top stories Verbatim: A roundup of notable quotes from the week's top stories
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“As soon as we crested the last hill on Route 56, I could see the glow in the sky. I knew we were going to have our hands full.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A lesson in trust
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Not long ago a couple of friends and I were in Homer City as volunteers for the Ramps of Hope ministry of the Indiana District of the United Methodist Church. We were taking measurements for a person who was in need of a ramp. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: No regard for life; no help when needed
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It’s happened again. My husband and I came home to find something lying on the road. It turned out to be a tiny kitten, seriously injured but still alive. Some heartless idiot dumped it here, probably by throwing it out of the car, as people have done before. [Read More]
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