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Distillery owners await approval to open

Distillery owners await approval to open

- HEATHER BLAKE

It’s been a labor of love for two years, and pretty soon Indiana County’s first craft distillery will be ready to open its doors.

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Scenic Colorado roadway takes visitors to high-elevation wonders
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Scenic Colorado roadway takes visitors to high-elevation wonders
2 days ago - - BOB FULTON
Trail Ridge Road might well be the most hazardous highway in America. [Read More]
Guests mingle with ghosts at historic Stanley hotel Guests mingle with ghosts at historic Stanley hotel
2 days ago - - BOB FULTON
Not everyone roaming the halls of the Stanley Hotel is a guest. [Read More]
Woman's tater recipe wins contest
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A woman from Home has won the honor of best potato salad as judged in a contest to promote an upcoming performance by comedian Ron White. [Read More]
CARL KOLOGIE: Reception for Nance a success CARL KOLOGIE: Reception for Nance a success
2 days ago - - CARL KOLOGIE
They came from everywhere. [Read More]
CAROL McCRAY: Hydrangeas give gardeners many options CAROL McCRAY: Hydrangeas give gardeners many options
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Hydrangeas are beautiful garden plants in a variety of colors. Many gardeners are confused about the myriad of colored blooms that the plant produces. Determining what type of hydrangea and how to achieve a particular color might clear up the confusion. [Read More]
Blue Ribbon Winner: Bell uses beach theme in winning cake Blue Ribbon Winner: Bell uses beach theme in winning cake
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The Indiana County Fair, in cooperation with other state agricultural organizations, sponsored four special baking contests at the fairs. Her is one of the winning recipes. [Read More]
JEFFREY TOBIN: Climbing Mount Knucklehead
2 days ago - - JEFF TOBIN
I am in a state of amazement. In doing research about employee engagement, I am now more convinced than ever that engagement has stagnated among employ­ees in this country because of one thing: knuckleheadedness. [Read More]
Blue Ribbon Winner: Wolfe adds two frostings to winning cake Blue Ribbon Winner: Wolfe adds two frostings to winning cake
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Judges chose a Coconut Caramel Chocolate Cake as the winner of the Chocolate Cake Contest at this year’s county fair. [Read More]
Blue Ribbon Winner: Harvey enters top pie for 2014 Blue Ribbon Winner: Harvey enters top pie for 2014
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Bernadette Harvey, of Indiana, won the Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Contest with her Apple Pie with Pears and Dried Cherries. [Read More]
Blue Ribbon Winner: Fabin bakes best cookie Blue Ribbon Winner: Fabin bakes best cookie
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Ryan Fabin, 10, son of Dan and Beth Fabin, of Indiana won the Chocolate Cookie/Brownie/Bar Baking Contest with his recipe for Ultimate Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
All-Star Garage wins district title
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All-Star Garage Doors of Homer City won the District 7 Junior League championship. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Indiana wins soccer tournament
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Indiana wins tournament title [Read More]
Hughes earns award from Elks Hughes earns award from Elks
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C.J. Hughes received the Homer Huhn Past Grand Exulted Ruler Most Outstanding Golfer Award in the Elks Area II Tournament of Champions. [Read More]
Kochman receives Elks award Kochman receives Elks award
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Marlee Kochman received the Homer Huhn Past Grand Exulted Ruler Most Outstanding Shooter Award in the Pennsylvania Elks State Hoop Shoot contest. [Read More]
Nance honored at IHS with roadway dedication Nance honored at IHS with roadway dedication
3 days ago - - SEAN YODER
“I cannot think of a greater honor than having something named in your memory.” [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Derry sweeps tennis match
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Derry cruises to tennis win [Read More]
Friday night football scores Friday night football scores
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Scores from the top matchups in the area on Friday, Aug. 29. [Read More]
TENNIS: Indiana girls whip West Shamokin
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Indiana blanked West Shamokin, 5-0, in a WPIAL Section 3-AA girls’ tennis match Thursday at White Township Recreation Complex. [Read More]
This week's top high school football matchups This week's top high school football matchups
5 days ago -
The Indiana Gazette brings you this list of the opening weekend football games in Indiana County and beyond. [Read More]
Skater earns five gold medals Skater earns five gold medals
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Lily Carone, a seventh-grader at Indiana Area Junior High School, earned gold medals in each of her five freestyle and ice dance events at the Ice Skating Institute World Team Championships in Boston at the end of July. [Read More]

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Defendants sentenced in court
2 days ago -
The following defendants were sentenced by Judges William Martin and Thomas Bianco at hearings on June 30 and July 7 in Indiana County Common Pleas Court: [Read More]
POLICE LOG
2 days ago -
Criminal trespass: Between 4:45 and 5:45 p.m. Friday, a residence in the 300 block of South Sixth Street was broken into, according to Indiana police [Read More]
ACCIDENT
2 days ago -
One driver was hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 5:28 p.m. Friday on Philadelphia Street at Ben Franklin Road. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
3 days ago -
State police reported that Muhammad Maxwell, 27, of Indiana, leveled threats against a group of people and attempted to goad one into a fight at 7:20 p.m. Aug. 8 at Kennedy-King Park along Clinton Street. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
3 days ago -
State police reported vehicles driven by Mack Henry and Kala Markel collided at 1:12 p.m. Friday on South Sixth Street at Hospital Road. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
4 days ago -
Branden Gromley, 24, of Glen Campbell, spent 15 days in Indiana County Jail this month while he awaited court action on charges stemming from a disturbance at 8 p.m. Aug. 11, court records show. [Read More]
ACCIDENT
4 days ago -
State police reported one person was injured in a collision at 3:38 p.m. Thursday at Clarksburg and Saltsburg roads. [Read More]
Fired McKeesport Area teacher back in classroom
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MCKEESPORT (AP) — A western Pennsylvania schoolteacher fired after she admitted having had sex with another teacher inside a classroom a decade ago is back on the job following an appeals court decision overturning her firing. [Read More]
Jeannette man pleads guilty in child porn case
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man who acknowledged producing child pornography faces a minimum of 15 years in prison when he is sentenced early next year. [Read More]
Harrisburg treasurer John Campbell resigns
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HARRISBURG (AP) — The treasurer of Pennsylvania’s capital city is stepping down due to theft charges related to his previous job. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays: Sept. 1
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them Monday: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Aug. 31
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
3 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center Aug. 29 activity: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 30
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If you see these Gazette readers today, be sure to wish them a happy birthday! [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Aug. 29
4 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
4 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Aug. 28, 2013: [Read More]
FIRST BIRTHDAY: Alex Edward Szalkowski FIRST BIRTHDAY: Alex Edward Szalkowski
5 days ago -
Alex Edward Szalkowski celebrated his first birthday on Aug. 26. Helping him celebrate were his big sister, Brionna; big brothers, Jarhed and Austin; family; and friends. [Read More]
FIRST BIRTHDAY: Roen Max Cassidy FIRST BIRTHDAY: Roen Max Cassidy
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Roen Max Cassidy celebrated her first birthday on July 20 with a owl-themed party. She is the daughter of Chance and Bethany Cassidy, of Charlotte, N.C., and the little sister of Teegan. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 28
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today .... [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
5 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Aug. 27, 2014: [Read More]

All World News

 
Rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights
2 days ago -
BEIRUT — Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, officials said, as the international organization risked being sucked further into the conflict. [Read More]
Official: Weather caused bird kill during storm
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LANCASTER (AP) — Wildlife officials said an unusual, sudden surge of severe weather killed at least 150 birds in central Pennsylvania last month. [Read More]
2 killed after pickup truck runs off road in Pa.
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WILKES-BARRE (AP) — State police say a pickup truck ran off the road and hit a utility pole in northeastern Pennsylvania, killing the driver and passenger. [Read More]
Jumper threat closes Pittsburgh highway for hours
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Officials in Pittsburgh closed part of a major interstate for hours while trying to coax down a man who threatened to jump from a sign onto the highway. [Read More]
Schools to provide free meals
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Johnstown schools to provide free breakfast, lunch [Read More]
Trapped miners rescued in Nicaragua; 5 remain Trapped miners rescued in Nicaragua; 5 remain
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BONANZA, Nicaragua — Rescue workers and trapped miners alike frantically dug away at opposite sides of rock and mud that blocked a Nicaragua gold mine, finally succeeding in freeing at least 20 men. Efforts to reach five miners still missing continued Saturday. Antonio Diaz said the miners [Read More]
Buyer’s remorse on Common Core for policymakers? Buyer’s remorse on Common Core for policymakers?
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer’s remorse. The fight to repeal the standards has heated up in Ohio, with state Rep. [Read More]
VIEWING HARRISBURG: GOP hopes to keep ower under new redistricting
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HARRISBURG — For the past 3 1/2 years, Republicans have controlled all three power centers in Pennsylvania government — the governorship, both chambers of the Legislature and a majority of the seven-seat Supreme Court. [Read More]
Teacher has 4 sets of twins in one class
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KAYSVILLE, Utah (AP) — A northern Utah third-grade teacher is starting the new school year with a surprise: four sets of twins in her class. Teacher Andrea Wood at Columbia Elementary School in Kaysville says the twins all like being in the same class together with their siblings, and she [Read More]
Teen dies test driving Lamborghini
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MOUNT SINAI, N.Y. (AP) — A New York teen taking a test drive of a family friend’s Lamborghini has died after crashing the high-powered sports car into a guardrail. Police say Samuel Shepard, 18, was taking the car for a spin on a county road in Mount Sinai on Long Island early Friday [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: Hartzok offers alternative in 9th District
2 days ago -
An article in The Indiana Gazette regarding the Chamber Eggs and Issues Breakfast incorrectly stated that Rep. Bill Shuster was unopposed in the upcoming fall election. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Reed vs. Freeberg: A clear choice
2 days ago -
I am a political junkie, but when it comes to local politics, I often fail to take the time to research the candidates and end up voting for no one at all. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Walking to IRMC presents challenge
1 week ago -
Given the oft-cited link between fitness and good health, wouldn’t it be great if access to Indiana Regional Medical Center were a little more walker friendly? [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Some lessons from Ferguson
1 week ago -
Observation of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., has taught us a number of important lessons about government and the public. Both have behaved badly in this and past incidents of civil unrest. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: United States now more divided
1 week ago -
In America all types of people are represented regardless of race and ethnicity; however, we must face the fact that our country is divided, and the people are divided from each other. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Angelo Golf Classic a success
1 week ago -
On Aug. 15, the first John Angelo Golf Classic was held at Indian Springs Golf and Country Club. It was a very successful event, and all proceeds will benefit the Foundation for The Arc of Indiana County, which is an agency dedicated to assisting The Arc of Indiana County. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Transit service displeases senior
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When the transit was in the process of changing, I made an appointment to be taken to Canterbury Commons at 8 a.m. to see a doctor. I was picked up at 6:49 a.m., and the office was not open. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Event meets needs of children
1 week ago -
We would like to thank all of those who made this year’s Back to School Giveaway at Kinport Assembly of God possible. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Don't be too quick to judge police in Ferguson
2 weeks ago -
To law enforcement officials including first responders, security, and community leaders. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: No time or money for political drivel
2 weeks ago -
In response to the Aug 11 “As I see it” column by U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster and Sunday’s response by Gordon Knox: [Read More]
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