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Lumber business open after blaze

Lumber business open after blaze

- CHAUNCEY ROSS

A long-standing family-owned lumber supply business was running almost normally this morning, just 36 hours after a fire caused an estimated $350,000 of damage at the company’s site north of Indiana.

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IT'S HAPPENING HERE IT'S HAPPENING HERE
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All events listed in It’s Happening Here take place in Indiana unless otherwise noted. [Read More]
Local artist blends passions for illustrations, fly fishing
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Local artist blends passions for illustrations, fly fishing
2 days ago - - EMILY WEBER
The first time Indiana native Andrea Larko doodled inside her own drawing of a fish, she thought it looked “kind of cool.” [Read More]
Creating privacy with plants Creating privacy with plants
2 days ago -
Do you need some landscaping ideas that will allow you to enjoy privacy and quiet in your yard and garden? [Read More]
Brush Valley festival returns Saturday
2 days ago -
The 41st Brush Valley Day Festival, steeped in history, will again be held at the Brush Valley Fire Hall on Saturday. [Read More]
Program shares gardening secrets Program shares gardening secrets
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Tom Nowak, a master gardener, explained how worms help the composting process at Taste and Tour Our Community Garden ... [Read More]
Family makes firefighting a tradition Family makes firefighting a tradition
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Now that Patrick Moore has applied for membership into the Indiana Fire Association, three generations of his family have been involved in the fire company. [Read More]
CARL KOLOGIE: 'Black Jocks' back in town CARL KOLOGIE: 'Black Jocks' back in town
2 days ago - - CARL KOLOGIE
Guess who was back in town this week? Maybe you saw them and didn’t recognize who they were, but the “Black Jocks” were in Indiana for several days to celebrate their silver anniversary. [Read More]
Firm earns $3,000 for Miracle Field
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Thompson/McLay Insurance has been selected for a Safeco Insurance Make More Happen Award because of its volunteer service with Miracle League of Indiana County. [Read More]
Penn Run community center once served as school Penn Run community center once served as school
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Penn Run High School is shown here in 1938, when the centennial of Penn Run was being celebrated. [Read More]
Area shelters offer animals for adoption
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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 along Rose Street and from Four Footed Friends along Beck Road. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
INDIANA COUNTY LEAGUE BASEBALL: New Derry tops Colts in series opener
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Scott Dixon ripped an RBI single in the top of the seventh inning to drive in the eventual game-winning run and propel New Derry to a 5-4 win over Blairsville in the opening game of the semifinal-round series of the Indiana County League baseball playoffs Sunday at One River Field. [Read More]
LEGION BASEBALL: Kovacik suffers first loss of season LEGION BASEBALL: Kovacik suffers first loss of season
2 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
PUNXSUTAWNEY — The opening day of the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion Western Regional Tournament unfolded in near perfect fashion for host team and Indiana County runner-up I-Medical. [Read More]
ELI NELLIS: ICC members make their mark
2 days ago - - ELI NELLIS
Indiana Country Club players have had a successful run recently in Tri-State PGA play, even if the one to win a championship did so for another course. [Read More]
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]

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POLICE LOG
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At 2:05 a.m. July 15, Indiana police went to 550 South Sixth St. to locate a man wanted on a warrant. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS
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Rayne Township Three people were hurt in a two-vehicle collision at 1:20 p.m. Saturday on Route 119 at Tanoma Road. State police at Indiana said Sean Scalise, 27, of Aliquippa, was driving north on Route 119 when a southbound vehicle, driven by David Gray, 83, of Creekside, made a left turn on [Read More]
Family of five killed in Maine Family of five killed in Maine
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SACO, Maine — Neighbors struggled to make sense of the shooting deaths of a family of five in which the father was known to many throughout their apartment complex as a friendly maintenance worker. [Read More]
Lightning strike at beach kills one Lightning strike at beach kills one
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 20-year-old man died after lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm jolted a Southern California beach, injuring or rattling more than a dozen people, authorities said. [Read More]
Man accused of killing son
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FOLSOM (AP) — Police say a Philadelphia man shot and killed his 5-year-old son and critically wounded the boy’s mother before trying to kill himself as officers closed in. [Read More]
Two questioned in search for Philly carjackers
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The manhunt for two suspects in a fatal carjacking is on hold as detectives question two men believed to have information, Philadelphia's police commissioner said today. [Read More]
Lumber company open for business following blaze Lumber company open for business following blaze
11 hours ago -
A fire caused a six-figure loss Saturday night at a lumber company in White Township, but the business is operating almost normally today, officials said. [Read More]
Blaze consumes building at lumber yard Blaze consumes building at lumber yard
2 days ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
The owner of a White Township lumber yard escaped injury, but the loading machine he was operating and an adjacent storage building at the lumber yard were destroyed by fire on Saturday afternoon. [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. [Read More]
Accident results in injuries Accident results in injuries
2 days ago - - TOM PEEL
Citizens' Ambulance Service paramedics assisted the occupants of two vehicles involved in a wreck about 5 p.m. Saturday at Old Route 119 and Hamill Road. [Read More]

All Family News

 
ENGAGEMENT: Stephanie Lopez and Joseph Andrie ENGAGEMENT: Stephanie Lopez and Joseph Andrie
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Rich and Cindy Andrie, of Homer City, have announced the engagement of their son Joseph Richard Andrie to Stephanie Christine Lopez, of Las Cruces, N.M., daughter of Andres and Priscilla Lopez. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 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
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Weekend activity: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 27
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
MARRIAGE LICENSES
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The following couples have submitted marriage license applications in the Indiana County Court House: [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]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 25, 2014: [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]

All World News

 
Israeli jets strike three sites in Gaza Israeli jets strike three sites in Gaza
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JERUSALEM — Israeli jets struck three sites in Gaza today after a rocket was launched at Israel, the military said, disrupting a relative lull in the war-torn territory at the start of a major Muslim holiday. [Read More]
Police team turns back from crash site Police team turns back from crash site
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SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine — Heavy fighting raged today around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there. [Read More]
Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says
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NEW YORK — When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. [Read More]
Deal struck on VA health care
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WASHINGTON — After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays. [Read More]
3-D printing used on instruments 3-D printing used on instruments
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STORRS, Conn. — Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using medical technology to breathe new life into some antique musical instruments. [Read More]
Ebola kills doctor; two Americans infected Ebola kills doctor; two Americans infected
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MONROVIA, Liberia — One of Liberia’s most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus. [Read More]
Mayor: Concert atmosphere 'safer'
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto says efforts to curtail problems at weekend concerts resulted in a “cleaner and safer atmosphere” at Saturday night’s Jason Aldean concert at PNC Park. [Read More]
U.S. companies look to grow overseas
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SAN FRANCISCO — Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home. [Read More]
Family of five killed in Maine Family of five killed in Maine
8 hours ago -
SACO, Maine — Neighbors struggled to make sense of the shooting deaths of a family of five in which the father was known to many throughout their apartment complex as a friendly maintenance worker. [Read More]
Lightning strike at beach kills one Lightning strike at beach kills one
8 hours ago -
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 20-year-old man died after lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm jolted a Southern California beach, injuring or rattling more than a dozen people, authorities said. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: IndiGO buses valuable
3 days ago -
I ride the IndiGO buses. I use the Lavender bus. [Read More]
How to submit a letter to the editor
6 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: A timely helping hand
2 weeks ago -
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
2 weeks ago -
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
2 weeks ago -
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
2 weeks ago -
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
3 weeks ago -
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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