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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

SALTSBURG: Council projecting 5 mill tax increase
3 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS
For the first time in more than a decade, a tax increase could be in the future for Saltsburg Borough. [Read More]
Blairsville seeks ownership of Old Main Street
4 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS
Blairsville Borough manager Tim Evans reported at Monday’s council meeting that the borough is working to obtain ownership of a road currently owned by the state. [Read More]
Couple takes over at Salvation Army Couple takes over at Salvation Army
7 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS
Helen and Kevin Johnson’s desire to follow the mission of The Salvation Army is something that runs in their blood. [Read More]
Woman expresses feelings by crafting collage art pieces
Woman expresses feelings by crafting collage art pieces
8 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS
It starts with a pile of magazines. That pile turns into a stack of pages, and then pieces of those pages are turned into works of art. [Read More]
Woman helps reunite pets, owners Woman helps reunite pets, owners
8 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS
A missing pet can cause panic in any household. [Read More]
HOMER CITY: Grant to provide funds for Main Street project
8 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS
HOMER CITY — A grant of more than $502,000 was received by Homer City Borough for phase two of its Main Street project, borough manager Rob Nymick reported Tuesday. [Read More]
SALTSBURG: Mayor advises residents to call 911 in an emergency
8 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS
SALTSBURG — Saltsburg Mayor Elizabeth Rocco urged residents at Tuesday’s borough council meeting to call 911 in case of emergency. [Read More]
Barbecue fans relish fair food
Barbecue fans relish fair food
9 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS
Barbecue lovers, rejoice — there are a few new barbecue-themed options this year at the Indiana County Fair. [Read More]
Band Night, through the ages Band Night, through the ages
9 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS
For years, Band Night at the Indiana County Fair has drawn huge crowds to see performances of bands throughout the area. Here’s a look at Band Night, through the ages. [Read More]
BLAIRSVILLE: Chief considers bicycle registration program
10 weeks ago - - ELLEN MATIS
In an attempt to decrease the possibility of bicycles being stolen, or aid in finding a bicycle once one is, Blairsville Borough may implement a bicycle registration program. [Read More]
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