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Humane society to open new shelter

Humane society to open new shelter

- RANDY WELLS

Six years after it was proposed, and two years after construction started, the Indiana County Humane Society’s new animal shelter is about to become the temporary home for hundreds of dogs and cats.

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BLAIRSVILLE BOROUGH: Businesses fighting to keep traffic light BLAIRSVILLE BOROUGH: Businesses fighting to keep traffic light
2 hours ago - - ELLEN MATIS
About 20 businesses and residents of Blairsville Borough are petitioning to keep a traffic light at South Spring and West Market streets in the borough. [Read More]
Group promotes pet population control project Group promotes pet population control project
2 hours ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR
The SNIPP group (Spay and Neuter Indiana Pa.’s Pets) was recently at the Coral-Graceton Fire Hall to spay or neuter 50 cats and dogs. [Read More]
American Legion post selects new leadership American Legion post selects new leadership
2 hours ago -
The Saltsburg American Legion officers for 2014 were recently installed. [Read More]
Holiday craft show planned at Penn Run center
2 hours ago -
The Penn Run Christian Outreach Center will hold a holiday home and craft show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 8 at the center, 75 Grace Church Road, Penn Run. [Read More]
MARION CENTER: Assessment scores show improvement MARION CENTER: Assessment scores show improvement
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — Charles Adamchik, the Marion Center Area School District’s director of curriculum, instruction and assessment, told school directors Monday there are some positive findings in the raw data from the district’s student assessment tests. [Read More]
DR. SCOTT COOK: Spine care safe while pregnant DR. SCOTT COOK: Spine care safe while pregnant
1 day ago - - SCOTT COOK
Chiropractic care throughout pregnancy is not only safe, it is essential. We can look at the implications of subluxation from a bio-mechanical, hormonal and neurological standpoint. [Read More]
Community agencies offer volunteer opportunities
1 day ago -
Did you know volunteer work is real work? Volunteer service can enhance a résumé. [Read More]
Blood drives scheduled for August
1 day ago -
The American Red Cross will be holding the following blood drives: [Read More]
Loss of Innocence: Share your memories of those days Loss of Innocence: Share your memories of those days
1 day ago -
The 1960s were a time of upheaval and rapid cultural developments here at home. [Read More]
Oxen expected to pull in crowd as new attraction at county fair Oxen expected to pull in crowd as new attraction at county fair
2 days ago - - RANDY WELLS
It’s a safe bet that when land was cleared to make the first farm fields in Indiana County nearly 250 years ago, teams of oxen did much of the heavy lifting. [Read More]

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IUP ROUNDUP: Women's basketball team announces schedule
2 hours ago -
The IUP women’s basketball team will play 26 regular-season games in the 2014-15 season, with 13 teams set to visit the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: Blairsville's Doak gives verbal committment to American HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: Blairsville's Doak gives verbal committment to American
1 day ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
Already one of the most prolific wrestlers in Blairsville High School history, Drew Doak still has dreams of reaching the heights of his uncle, Matt Doak, on the college mats. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Small streams have several attractions
1 day ago - - JEFF KNAPP
It was the first time I’d actually laid eyes on the stream. For Aug. 16 its flow was pretty good. I continued across the bridge and pulled into a convenient turnout. Within a few minutes I’d donned hip boots, put on my sling pack and strung-up my 3-weight fiberglass fly rod. [Read More]
Arbor Pros scores first win
1 day ago -
Arbor Pros earned its first win of the season by defeating Bowman’s Coins, 7-3, in an Indiana Over-40 Baseball League game Sunday. [Read More]
Club holds benefit shoot Club holds benefit shoot
1 day ago -
The Rochester Mills Rod and Gun Club held a benefit archery shoot Sunday. [Read More]
Course set for soccer referees
1 day ago -
PA West will hold a referee training course from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the White Township Recreation Complex. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Derry drops season opener
1 day ago -
NORTH HUNTINGTON — Derry fell to Norwin, 5-0, in a WPIAL non-section girls’ tennis match Monday. [Read More]
Eagles league seeks bowlers
1 day ago -
The Eagles Friday Night Mixed League needs bowlers for this season. [Read More]
IUP FOOTBALL: Crimson Hawks picked 20th in preseason poll IUP FOOTBALL: Crimson Hawks picked 20th in preseason poll
1 day ago -
Expectations are high for the IUP football team — and that extends beyond the locker room. [Read More]
GOLF: Thompson rolls to win at ICC GOLF: Thompson rolls to win at ICC
2 days ago - - ELI NELLIS
It was a drama-free Sunday at Indiana Country Club. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG
2 hours ago -
Indiana Borough police were told that two men parked a gray, extended-cab truck in the parking lot at Sheetz, 380 Philadelphia Street, at 4:38 p.m. Tuesday and offered to sell meat products to people in the area. [Read More]
LOST & FOUND
2 hours ago -
BURRELL TOWNSHIP — Someone discovered a gold BMX bicycle between 6 and 9 p.m. Sunday along Old Indiana Road near Josephine, and turned it over to state police. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
2 hours ago -
State police reported that two people were injured in a collision at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday on Route 954 just north of the Route 56 intersection. [Read More]
Grand jury to take up chokehold death Grand jury to take up chokehold death
2 hours ago -
Amid weeks of protests and calls for federal intervention, the Staten Island district attorney announced Tuesday that he would open a grand jury investigation into the death of an unarmed black man during an arrest last month, a process that could lead to indictments of the police officers involved. [Read More]
Man accused in home attack
2 hours ago -
COWANSHANOCK TOWNSHIP — A Rural Valley man burglarized a home early Tuesday in Yatesboro, Armstrong County, and tried to attack an 18-year-old woman with a hatchet, state police reported. [Read More]
Two burglary suspects jump into river
2 hours ago -
NEW CASTLE (AP) — Police said they have arrested one suspect in the burglary of a western Pennsylvania jewelry and precious metals store, but are unsure whether the other drowned or somehow escaped after diving into a river. [Read More]
Boyfriend, DUI suspect shared cell
2 hours ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — The boyfriend of a woman fatally run down by an alleged drunken driver unwittingly shared a police holding cell with the suspect after his girlfriend’s death. [Read More]
Man booked with mug shot T-shirt
2 hours ago -
MADISON, Maine (AP) — A Maine man who served a 48-hour sentence for drunken driving wore something special for his jail booking photo: a T-shirt featuring his mug shot. [Read More]
Starvation factor in death, coroner says
2 hours ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — A coroner said starvation and dehydration were factors in the death of a 9-year-old boy whose decomposing body was found on the third floor of a central Pennsylvania home. [Read More]
Perry booked after indictment
2 hours ago -
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry is pressing forward after a criminal indictment with a smiling mug shot and an ice cream run. [Read More]

All Family News

 
WEDDING: Laura Merle and Tyler Hughes WEDDING: Laura Merle and Tyler Hughes
2 hours ago -
Laura Renee Merle, of Seward, and Tyler David Hughes, of New Florence, were united in marriage on June 28, 2014, at Belmont United Methodist Church, Johnstown. [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
2 hours ago -
Birth Kristin Eileen Miller and Chad Keilman, Glen Campbell, a girl [Read More]
50TH ANNIVERSARY: Michael and Catherina Popson 50TH ANNIVERSARY: Michael and Catherina Popson
1 day ago -
Michael “Mike” and Catherina “Kitty” (Gregory) Popson, of Indiana, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 24. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 19
1 day ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
1 day ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Aug. 18 2014: [Read More]
WEDDING: Michele Stossel and Gregory Gigliotti WEDDING: Michele Stossel and Gregory Gigliotti
2 days ago -
Dr. Michele Lynne Stossel and Gregory Vincent Gigliotti were united in marriage at 2 p.m. on Oct. 5 in a double-ring ceremony at SS. Cosmas and Damian Catholic Church, Punxsutawney, with Monsignor Joseph Ricardo and Father Greg Passauer officiating. [Read More]
Gazette reader's birthday, Aug. 18
2 days ago -
Be sure to wish this Gazette reader a happy birthday when you see him today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
2 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Weekend activity: [Read More]
Gazette reader's birthdays, August 17
3 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
BOY OF THE MONTH: John Louis Gatti BOY OF THE MONTH: John Louis Gatti
4 days ago -
The Indiana Optimist Club selected John Louis Gatti as the Boy of the Month for August, the 680th Boy of the Month since the program began. [Read More]

All World News

 
Millville teachers strike
2 hours ago -
MILLVILLE (AP) — Teachers in one central Pennsylvania school district have gone on strike following the breakdown of contract talks. Classes were scheduled to begin today in the Millville Area School District, but officials said classes are canceled until further notice. [Read More]
Cease-fire in Mideast falls apart
2 hours ago -
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with airstrikes today after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce collapsed a day earlier. [Read More]
Security seals slum in Liberia to slow Ebola
2 hours ago -
MONROVIA, Liberia — Security forces deployed today to enforce a quarantine around a slum in the Liberian capital, stepping up the government’s fight to stop the spread of Ebola and unnerving residents. [Read More]
Hiroshima landslide leaves 36 dead Hiroshima landslide leaves 36 dead
2 hours ago -
TOKYO — Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris early today on the outskirts of Hiroshima, killing at least 36 people and leaving more than a dozen missing, the government said. [Read More]
Rules for no-fly list to change
2 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists banned from air travel. [Read More]
Flash flooding in Arizona force dramatic rescues Flash flooding in Arizona force dramatic rescues
2 hours ago -
PHOENIX — Heavy monsoon season rains that swept across Arizona on Tuesday led to dramatic rescues, road closures and flight delays as a series of fast-moving storms pummeled the state. [Read More]
Grand jury to take up chokehold death Grand jury to take up chokehold death
2 hours ago -
Amid weeks of protests and calls for federal intervention, the Staten Island district attorney announced Tuesday that he would open a grand jury investigation into the death of an unarmed black man during an arrest last month, a process that could lead to indictments of the police officers involved. [Read More]
World's oldest man recognized in Japan World's oldest man recognized in Japan
2 hours ago -
TOKYO — A 111-year-old retired Japanese educator who enjoys poetry has been recognized as the world’s oldest living man. [Read More]
Macy's to pay $650,000 for profiling shoppers Macy's to pay $650,000 for profiling shoppers
2 hours ago -
ALBANY, N.Y. — The retailer Macy’s has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan’s Herald Square. [Read More]
Tensions overnight ease in Ferguson
2 hours ago -
FERGUSON, Mo. — Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: No time or money for political drivel
1 day 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]
Letter to the Editor: House lawsuit has questionable motives
1 day ago -
On Aug. 11, the Gazette carried an explanation by Congressman Bill Shuster (“The rights of many over the will of one”) regarding the House lawsuit against President Obama. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Complaints about transit service
3 days ago -
I had an appointment one morning for Dr. Nesper at 9 a.m. I had called the transit and ordered the transit to get me there on time. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: President fails to lead on immigration issue
3 days ago -
President Barack Obama refuses to secure our southern border and as such we are being flooded with tens of thousands of illegal immigrant children. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Focus on state needs, not suing Obama
3 days ago -
In response to Monday’s op-ed by U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, “The rights of many over the will of one”: [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Son Day was wonderful
5 days ago -
Clymer and other towns nearby are often mentioned in The Indiana Gazette in articles about activities that are not condoned by law enforcement or most citizens. [Read More]
How to submit a letter to the editor
5 days ago -
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: Triathlon organizers grateful for support
1 week ago -
The 18th annual Jackie Kallal Triathlon was very successful in spite of the fact that there were fewer participants this year than in the recent past. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: My dad would make a great state rep
1 week ago -
I have never seen my dad, Kevin Freeberg, happier than when he is recalling memories of helping kids during his 34-year tenure as an Indiana schoolteacher. That is, until he joined the campaign for state representative of the 62nd District. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Closing a school beyond reasoning?
1 week ago -
The summer 2014 issue of the IASD Indiana Reporter has been published and distributed, and, if they believe their reasoning for not moving the fifth grade and closing a school makes sense, it doesn’t to me. [Read More]
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