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Ellen Matis is the digital media coordinator and a staff writer at The Indiana Gazette. She is the person behind the Gazette's social media. A 2012 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Ellen has a degree in journalism and public relations. Follow her on Twitter, @EllenMatis, or email her at

Articles by ELLEN MATIS

Fourth of July celebration set
64 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS
Monday marks the first day of the month, and that means one important thing for Indiana County — the Lions Club annual Fourth of July Celebration is this week. [Read More]
Young readers invited to join NIE Summer Experience
64 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS
For most area students, summer vacation is full of experiences. The Indiana Gazette’s Newspaper in Education Summer Experience is offered so that loss of school-year learning doesn’t become one of them. [Read More]
Indiana firefighters rally to aid boy, 6, ensnared in his bicycle Indiana firefighters rally to aid boy, 6, ensnared in his bicycle
65 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS, TOM PEEL
When 6-year-old Haze Carr went for a bicycle ride on Monday, he wasn’t expecting to have his first, and hopefully only, experience with the Jaws of Life. [Read More]
Fair queen sought to serve as role model Fair queen sought to serve as role model
65 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS
Lauren Overdorff wanted to be a role model. That’s why she was thrilled to be crowned the 2012 Indiana County Fair queen. [Read More]
Indiana native wins $800,000 grant for research Indiana native wins $800,000 grant for research
66 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS
A source of more sustainable and cleaner energy may be in the future as a result of one Indiana native receiving funding to pursue her goals. [Read More]
Stewart retires from state auction board Stewart retires from state auction board
67 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS
After 50 years on the Pennsylvania State Board of Auctioneer Examiners, Pete Stewart is retiring. [Read More]
Runners in cross-country relay join forces for marathon victims
67 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS
A nonstop relay across the country, from Los Angeles to Boston, began on Friday and will come through Blairsville on June 26. [Read More]
HOMER CITY: Traffic signal could be removed
68 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS
Homer City Borough council voted in favor of removing a traffic signal at Main Street and Old Route 56, despite concerns addressed by some members Tuesday. [Read More]
SALTSBURG: Borough council adds part-time officer
68 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS
Saltsburg added a new member to its police force Monday by hiring David Angelo. [Read More]
Relay for Life kicks off Friday
69 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS
“How far will you go to make a difference in the fight against cancer?” [Read More]
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