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CENTER TOWNSHIP: Sheetz fails in bid for transfer of liquor license

CENTER TOWNSHIP: Sheetz fails in bid for transfer of liquor license

- CHAUNCEY ROSS

GRACETON — In a divided decision, the Center Township board of supervisors has opposed a plan to transfer a liquor license to the township for the sale of beer at the Sheetz convenience store along Route 119 at Lucerne Road.

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Forecast calls for protection from elements Forecast calls for protection from elements
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Thunderstorms today, the hot sun later. [Read More]
Appreciation program planned to support law enforcement Appreciation program planned to support law enforcement
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A community appreciation and prayer event has been planned for noon Saturday to generate support for law enforcement officers and improve understanding of challenges that first-responders face in emergency situations. [Read More]
ICCAP to distribute food ICCAP to distribute food
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The Indiana County Community Action Program will distribute food next week at the following locations: [Read More]
Art group keeps students active over summer Art group keeps students active over summer
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The Art Association promotes appreciation and support of the arts for people of all ages, year round, in Indiana County. [Read More]
Feds charge former state Treasurer Hafer Feds charge former state Treasurer Hafer
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HARRISBURG — Federal prosecutors announced charges Thursday against former Pennsylvania Treasurer Barbara Hafer and a businessman in cases that revolved around lucrative contracts state officials award to invest billions of taxpayer dollars. [Read More]
Winning team named at golf tournament Winning team named at golf tournament
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Indiana County Head Start’s 20th annual golf tournament was held July 8 at the Indiana VFW. [Read More]
Road work continues on Route 119 Road work continues on Route 119
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Work continued this week for the Route 119 Homer City Roadway Improvement Project in the area of Route 119 and Lucerne Road. [Read More]
Historic portrait of Burrell now hangs in namesake township Historic portrait of Burrell now hangs in namesake township
2 days ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
BLACK LICK — Chairman Larry Henry gaveled the monthly meeting of the Burrell Township board of supervisors to order Wednesday in a new air of authority. [Read More]
Professor: Pence may be strength of GOP ticket
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Professor: Pence may be strength of GOP ticket
2 days ago - - MICHELE PAPAKIE
I’m typing this with one finger, so I can knock on wood with my other hand ... so far, so good, Cleveland, for hosting a non-violent Republican National Convention. [Read More]
Midsummer heat bears down on area Midsummer heat bears down on area
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With the hottest days of the summer approaching, area residents are searching for ways to lick the heat. [Read More]

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SOFTBALL: Gilgal wins Church League game SOFTBALL: Gilgal wins Church League game
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Gilgal Presbyterian defeated Indiana Alliance Church, 18-4, in an Indiana County Church League softball game Thursday. [Read More]
Winning team named at golf tournament Winning team named at golf tournament
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Indiana County Head Start’s 20th annual golf tournament was held July 8 at the Indiana VFW. [Read More]
WEST PENN OPEN: Local players grace top 25 WEST PENN OPEN: Local players grace top 25
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VERONA – The difficult Par 70 course at the Longue Vue Golf Club got to the competitors at the 112th West Penn Open, as the number of golfers breaking par dropped to one at the final standing. [Read More]
ICL BASEBALL: New Derry finishes off Apollo ICL BASEBALL: New Derry finishes off Apollo
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NEW DERRY — New Derry scored in every inning but the last and rode the arm of Seth Stinson to top Apollo, 12-3, and finish its sweep in the best-of-three quarterfinal-round Indiana County League baseball playoff series Wednesday at New Derry Field. [Read More]
Indiana softball team rallies in title game Indiana softball team rallies in title game
2 days ago - - KAYLA GRUBE
Facing an unfamiliar situation in its postseason run, Indiana responded and pulled out a victory and a championship. [Read More]
GOLF: Holuta stays in top 10 at West Penn Open GOLF: Holuta stays in top 10 at West Penn Open
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VERONA — Tuesday’s second round of the 112th West Penn Open Championship at the Longue Vue Golf Club set the stage for today’s final round, with the field being cut from 78 competitors to the top 32 scores and ties. [Read More]
Trail races slated July 31
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PENN RUN — The Indiana Road Runners Club will conduct the 10th annual Run With The Deer Flies 25K and 15K Trail Races on Sunday, July 31, at Seph Mack Boy Scout Camp. [Read More]
Indiana softball team to play for title Indiana softball team to play for title
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The Indiana 9- and 10-year-old softball team will play for the Section 4 championship today at the Indiana Little League Complex. [Read More]
YMCA team places second in meet YMCA team places second in meet
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The YMCA of Indiana County swim team finished second in the WPYSL Summer Championships. [Read More]
Indiana wins Little League Tournament of Champions Indiana wins Little League Tournament of Champions
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Indiana followed its Little League Junior League District 7 championship by winning the local Tournament of Champions in a field of seven teams [Read More]

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Firefighters halt White Township house fire Firefighters halt White Township house fire
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Firefighters from Indiana and Clymer halted a fire that was discovered about 10:20 p.m. Thursday on the rear porch of a house along White Farm Road in White Township. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Borough police reported Christopher Myers, of Indiana, shouted profanities at an officer at 7:35 p.m. Wednesday when officers questioned him about holding an open container of alcohol. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
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A car driven by Andrew Pecsenye, of Indiana, hit a newspaper vending machine and struck the wall of Perkins Restaurant on Sunday, according to a report released today by state police at Indiana. [Read More]
Law lets drivers run light Law lets drivers run light
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HARRISBURG (AP) — A new Pennsylvania law is giving drivers the green light to run red lights — under certain circumstances. [Read More]
Suge Knight's lawyers want witnesses' details in murder case Suge Knight's lawyers want witnesses' details in murder case
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LOS ANGELES — Attorneys for Marion “Suge” Knight are returning to court to seek information about prosecution witnesses in a murder case against the former rap music mogul. [Read More]
Officers called heroes after Times Square fake bomb threat Officers called heroes after Times Square fake bomb threat
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NEW YORK — When a passing driver hurled a flashing, clicking object into their police van in Times Square, it looked like danger to Sgt. Hameed Armani and Officer Peter Cybulski. [Read More]
DA refiles charges against police officer
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READING (AP) — A prosecutor has refiled criminal charges against an eastern Pennsylvania police officer accused of wrongly punching a woman and smashing her cellphone. [Read More]
Black therapist says police shot him with his hands raised Black therapist says police shot him with his hands raised
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Two former paramedics charged in 'selfie war' with patients Two former paramedics charged in 'selfie war' with patients
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FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two paramedics engaged in a "selfie war" by taking pictures with incapacitated patients. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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State police said they were able to track a mobile phone that was taken from Ashley R. Lewis, 20, of New Florence, when she was at Pizza Post, 527 Market St., between 4:30 and 5:20 p.m. Saturday. [Read More]

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EAGLE SCOUT: Joseph Emilio Cook EAGLE SCOUT: Joseph Emilio Cook
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Gazette readers' birthdays, July 22: Gazette readers' birthdays, July 22:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 21, 2016: [Read More]
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BIRTH: Madeline Jeanae Schlereth BIRTH: Madeline Jeanae Schlereth
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Alyssa Crawford and Richard Allen Schlereth Jr., of Butler, announce the birth of their daughter, Madeline Jeanae Schlereth, on July 15, 2016, at Butler Memorial Hospital. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 21: Gazette readers' birthdays, July 21:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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Recent activity at regional hospitals: [Read More]
STUDENTS IN THE NEWS STUDENTS IN THE NEWS
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A periodic roundup of accomplishments and achievements of Indiana County area students in post-secondary education: [Read More]
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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Feds charge former state Treasurer Hafer Feds charge former state Treasurer Hafer
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'Chilly Billy' Cardille dies at 87 'Chilly Billy' Cardille dies at 87
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Trump courts disaffected voters as he accepts GOP nomination Trump courts disaffected voters as he accepts GOP nomination
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Ex-justices sue over retirement age question
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HARRISBURG — Two retired Pennsylvania Supreme Court justices and a Philadelphia lawyer filed a lawsuit Thursday, asking the state courts to rework a November ballot question that would change the state constitution to give judges five more years before they are forced to retire. [Read More]
Search for Flight 370 will be suspended, possibly forever Search for Flight 370 will be suspended, possibly forever
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After attack, France bolsters Iraq military fight against Islamic State After attack, France bolsters Iraq military fight against Islamic State
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Fewer counters lead to lower eagle count
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HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Game Commission said its workers have counted fewer bald eagle nests in the state for the first time in decades. [Read More]
Wolf touts Amazon expansion in state
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HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s governor said Amazon plans to expand in the state and eventually create at least 5,000 new jobs. [Read More]
Law lets drivers run light Law lets drivers run light
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HARRISBURG (AP) — A new Pennsylvania law is giving drivers the green light to run red lights — under certain circumstances. [Read More]

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Letter to the Editor: Property owners should appeal taxes now Letter to the Editor: Property owners should appeal taxes now
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To the county commissioners: I’m sure you realize by now that you will have many more appeals on property reassessments. The time to appeal needs to be extended beyond Sept. 1. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Support Citizens', other first responders Letter to the Editor: Support Citizens', other first responders
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With all the recent ongoing discussions and incidents related to the drug epidemic plaguing our communities in Indiana County, it is critical for all of us to recognize the valuable resources being used every day to respond to these incidents, in addition to all the other emergencies. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Do not arm educators Letter to the Editor: Do not arm educators
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I am deeply troubled by the recent Indiana Area school board meeting, during which debate focused on allowing teachers to carry firearms — a dangerous, unnecessary and likely ineffective plan. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Elderton/Plumcreek Park lauds volunteers Letter to the Editor: Elderton/Plumcreek Park lauds volunteers
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There is much negativity in our society today, but I would like to share some positive actions by some wonderful people. The Elderton/Plumcreek Recreation Park would like to thank all those who have volunteered at the park this spring and summer. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Sen. White's legislation a welcome protection Letter to the Editor: Sen. White's legislation a welcome protection
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As part of a family that depends on the use of natural resources to produce energy to earn a living wage, we want to thank Sen. Don White for his efforts to allow us to continue working without government getting in the way. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: The facts don't matter Letter to the Editor: The facts don't matter
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Former Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson is still in hiding after being cleared in the shooting death of Michael Brown in 2014. The facts didn’t matter then and they don’t now. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Decision on Hillary an insult to justice Letter to the Editor: Decision on Hillary an insult to justice
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The statement Tuesday by FBI Director Comey is an outrageous insult to the American justice system. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Nurses, hospital praised Letter to the editor: Nurses, hospital praised
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We are writing on behalf of the nursing staff at Indiana Regional Medical Center in appreciation and support for all the personal, loving, gentle and kind care given to us when we were there for testing and surgeries. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Growing more energy jobs Letter to the editor: Growing more energy jobs
2 weeks ago -
Sen. Don White has his priorities straight — supporting a strong Pennsylvania economy — but he’s mistaken that supporting employment means opposing the Clean Power Plan. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Unfairness of property taxes Letter to the editor: Unfairness of property taxes
2 weeks ago -
We just received our spring tax notices. Ours went up $300. Fall taxes will follow and we anticipate an increase of $500 on those. [Read More]
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