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Part of an old service station sign was visible Monday as workers prepared a student rental building owned by Gary Huber in the 400 block of Philadelphia Street in Indiana for new siding.

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S&T Bancorp Inc. announces second-quarter earnings
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S&T Bancorp Inc., with headquarters in Indiana, has announced its second-quarter earnings for the year. [Read More]
IUP culinary student receives scholarship IUP culinary student receives scholarship
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PUNXSUTAWNEY — A Butler County student has earned a scholarship for study at Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Academy of Culinary Arts. [Read More]
STEVE WOLFE'S SEEDS OF WELLNESS: Care network created STEVE WOLFE'S SEEDS OF WELLNESS: Care network created
1 day ago - - STEVE WOLFE
One of the most common questions I get around town is “given all the changes in health care and subsequent mergers in the region, can Indiana remain independent?” [Read More]
Volunteer opportunities listed
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Did you know volunteer work is real work? Volunteer service can enhance a resume. [Read More]
Tax office closing set
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Shirley A. Dixon, Young Township tax collector, announced that her office will be closed Friday through Aug. 7. [Read More]
Upcoming community events scheduled
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Check today's listing of events planned in communities throughout Indiana County ... [Read More]
Storms blow down limbs, lines
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Sunday evening’s thunder and lightning storms with gusty winds blew down tree limbs and utility lines in scattered areas around Indiana County. [Read More]
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
3 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
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Do you need some landscaping ideas that will allow you to enjoy privacy and quiet in your yard and garden? [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Three reach state tourney
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Norwin PAL totaled 10 runs in the seventh inning to best Hempfield East, 16-7, in the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion Western Regional Tournament on Tuesday at Rich Kuntz Memorial Field in Punxsutawney. [Read More]
ICL PLAYOFFS: Blairsville forges tie in series
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  Blairsville’s Ben Doak drove in the eventual game-winning run with an RBI sacrifice fly in the top of seventh inning to spoil a New Derry comeback in a 7-6 victory that tied their Indiana County League semifinal-round playoff series at one game apiece at New Derry Field on [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks land big name for assistant coach IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks land big name for assistant coach
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The IUP women’s basketball team landed a big name in its search for an assistant coach. The university announced Monday it has hired former Penn State and WNBA star Kelly Mazzante as the top assistant to head coach Tom McConnell. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION: I-Medical ousted from regional tourney
1 day ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
I-Medical pitchers Joey DiPietro and Dylan Huey pitched gems in their team’s two most important games of the season Monday at Rich Kuntz Memorial Field. [Read More]
Bovard takes 2-0 lead in series
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WEST LEBANON — Bovard backed a gem from Joel Martin and scored seven runs in the third inning to rout West Lebanon, 11-1, in Game 2 of the semifinal-round series of the Indiana County League baseball playoffs Monday at Bertolino Field. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Pennsylvania tags a bargain
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With a nonresident brother, I have recently been versed in the extra effort and expense in obtaining Keystone State deer tags. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Getting hook out of flesh can be tricky JEFF KNAPP: Getting hook out of flesh can be tricky
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The subject line on the email message was titled “ouch.” It was an appropriate tag for the cyber-sent image, one taken by my friend Mark, that depicted a Rapala X-Rap with two tines of a treble hook firmly embedded in my flesh. [Read More]
Run for the Trail race slated
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DILLTOWN — The Run for the Trail 7K run and 2-mile fun run will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, at 6 p.m. on the Ghost Town Trail. [Read More]
GOLF: Rapach, Huff ace holes
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Larry Rapach scored a hole-in-one Saturday at Indian Springs Golf and Country Club. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION: Kovacik's dream season ends with tough loss YOUTH LEGION: Kovacik's dream season ends with tough loss
2 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
It surely didn’t diminish the tremendous feats it reached this summer, but Kovacik Insurance saw its season come to a shocking and painful end Sunday. [Read More]

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ACCIDENTS
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White Township State police reported that a car driven by Elaine Blair, of Indiana, and a sport utility vehicle driven by Carol Gemmell, of Indiana, collided at 4:52 p.m. Monday on South Ben Franklin Road at the entrance to Townfair Center. Gemmell was transported by Citizens’ Ambulance Serv [Read More]
POLICE LOG
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State police at Indiana are investigating a burglary that occurred between July 11 and 28 at Building 8 of The Grove apartment complex, 100 Grove Lane. [Read More]
Pastor faces sex assault charges
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ROSTRAVER (AP) — A youth pastor has been fired by a western Pennsylvania church and jailed on charges he performed sex acts with a 15-year-old girl in their church building. [Read More]
Two men charged in fatal Philly carjacking Two men charged in fatal Philly carjacking
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PHILADELPHIA — Two men who carjacked a woman and sexually assaulted her in her SUV before plowing into a family selling fruit on a street corner, killing three children, were charged with murder on Monday, police said. [Read More]
TSA finds pistol in carry-on bag
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IMPERIAL (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration says it found a pistol and ammunition in a man’s carry-on bag as he passed through security at Pittsburgh International Airport. [Read More]
Sex-abuse suspect dead, 3 officers hurt in shootout Sex-abuse suspect dead, 3 officers hurt in shootout
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NEW YORK — A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout in one of New York’s most bustling neighborhoods, officials said Monday. [Read More]
Lumber business open after blaze Lumber business open after blaze
2 days ago - - 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. [Read More]
Storms blow down limbs, lines
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Sunday evening’s thunder and lightning storms with gusty winds blew down tree limbs and utility lines in scattered areas around Indiana County. [Read More]
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]

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Gazette readers' birthdays: July 30
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers whey you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 30 [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 29
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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 28, 2014 [Read More]
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]

All World News

 
Shelling levels Gaza school Shelling levels Gaza school
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JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip — Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school sheltering Gazans displaced by fighting today, killing 15 and wounding 90 after tearing through the walls of two classrooms, a spokesman for a U.N. aid agency and a health official said. [Read More]
Separatists lay mines near crash site Separatists lay mines near crash site
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DONETSK, Ukraine — International observers turned back today after making another attempt to reach the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down in eastern Ukraine. [Read More]
Russia's central bank vows to buffer effect of sanctions
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MOSCOW — Russia’s central bank promised to support financial institutions hit by U.S. sanctions as stocks took a tumble in Moscow today. [Read More]
Senate favors action on highway funding
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WASHINGTON — The Senate delivered an unexpectedly strong vote Tuesday in favor of taking action later this year to resolve the chronic funding problems that have bedeviled highway and transit programs. [Read More]
House readies vote on lawsuit against Obama
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WASHINGTON — Republicans are ready to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers. [Read More]
Geyser floods UCLA campus Geyser floods UCLA campus
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LOS ANGELES — The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water after a major water pipe burst and spewed some 8 million gallons onto the campus. [Read More]
BRIEFS: Argentina in talks as deadline looms
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NEW YORK (AP) — Argentina’s economy minister says two sides locked in a dispute over the country’s bonds have finally talked with one another on the eve of a deadline to avoid default. [Read More]
Trafficking bust reveals worries
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WASHINGTON — When FBI agents and police officers fanned out across the country last month in a weeklong effort to rescue child sex trafficking victims, they pulled minors as young as 11 from hotel rooms, truck stops and homes. [Read More]
Surgeon general warns of skin cancer risks
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WASHINGTON — Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973. [Read More]
Feds sue PSP over fitness tests
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HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania State Police, one of the nation’s largest forces, is faced with ending the physical fitness tests it gives to applicants for state trooper positions or defending in court a practice that the federal government says illegally discriminates against women. [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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