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INDIANA BOROUGH: Officials adopt 'welcoming' resolution

INDIANA BOROUGH: Officials adopt 'welcoming' resolution

- RANDY WELLS

Indiana Borough council Tuesday passed a resolution emphasizing that the borough is a welcoming community and that Indiana officials consider enforcement of immigration law a federal responsibility.

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Blairsville council going after unpaid per capita taxes Blairsville council going after unpaid per capita taxes
6 hours ago - - ELLEN MATIS
BLAIRSVILLE — Borough residents who haven’t paid their per capita tax in past years won’t be getting off easy this year. [Read More]
Battle of the Banks set for March Battle of the Banks set for March
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Lifesteps will host VIP Serve: Battle of the Banks for another year at H.B. Culpeppers on March 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. [Read More]
IUP receives $30,000 grant IUP receives $30,000 grant
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Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received $30,000 through Gov. Tom Wolf’s “It’s On Us PA” campaign to address campus sexual assault. [Read More]
Project plans to be on display Project plans to be on display
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PennDOT Engineering District 10 will hold a public plans display in open-house format for two projects at the Indiana Borough Office, 80 N. Eighth St., on Tuesday, March 14, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. [Read More]
Notary seminars scheduled for March Notary seminars scheduled for March
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Three notary seminars will be held next month at the Hampton Inn in White Township. [Read More]
Camp Cadet program scheduled for July Camp Cadet program scheduled for July
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GREENSBURG — The 2017 Westmoreland County Camp Cadet program will be held July 16 to 21 at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg campus. [Read More]
Community service program offered at Marion Center Community service program offered at Marion Center
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MARION CENTER — The Marion Center Area School District offers community service programs to citizens of the district. [Read More]
INDIANA AREA: Board approves final site plan for new school INDIANA AREA: Board approves final site plan for new school
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
School designers presented a flurry of alternate plans for bus and car traffic on the new Ben Franklin Elementary School site Monday evening, before Indiana Area school directors selected an option that nearly matches the layout represented in rough drafts up until now. [Read More]
MARION CENTER AREA: Directors discuss $1 million roofing project MARION CENTER AREA: Directors discuss $1 million roofing project
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — Directors of the Marion Center Area School District are getting close to making decisions on a $1 million-plus roof repair and replacement project at the district’s high school-McCreery Elementary School campus. [Read More]
Group discusses IASD building project as board prepares to meet Group discusses IASD building project as board prepares to meet
2 days ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
The proposed elementary school construction and realignment project dominates the announced agendas for the Indiana Area School District’s board and committee meetings scheduled this evening. [Read More]

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IUP’s Horton earns PSAC award IUP’s Horton earns PSAC award
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IUP sophomore D.J. Horton has been named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference’s male indoor track and field athlete of the week. [Read More]
Inconsistent Stingers exit tournament Inconsistent Stingers exit tournament
7 hours ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
MARION CENTER — Things couldn’t have gotten off to a more promising start for the Marion Center girls’ basketball team Tuesday night. [Read More]
Lions beat Bobcats in playoff opener Lions beat Bobcats in playoff opener
7 hours ago - - CARLY KROUSE
ARMAGH — And the rubber match goes to United. [Read More]
Penns Valley ousts Ligonier Penns Valley ousts Ligonier
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SPRING MILLS — Fifth-seeded Penns Valley dominated the first two quarters and then held off a late rally from 12th-seeded Ligonier Valley to earn a 60-50 win in a District 6 Class 3A girls’ basketball first-round playoff game Tuesday. [Read More]
Indiana sets Youth Legion registration
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Registration for Indiana Youth Legion baseball will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the American Legion in Indiana. [Read More]
Church League slates meeting
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A meeting for the Indiana County Church League softball season will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the YMCA of Indiana County. [Read More]
Comets cruise past Red Dragons in first round Comets cruise past Red Dragons in first round
1 day ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
KENWOOD — The outcome wasn’t much of a surprise, and neither coach cared much about the final stats. [Read More]
Rams pick bad time for off night Rams pick bad time for off night
1 day ago - - CARLY KROUSE
LIGONIER TOWNSHIP — Monday night just wasn’t the night for the Ligonier Valley Rams. [Read More]
Wolves ousted from playoffs Wolves ousted from playoffs
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MOUNT UNION — Tenth-seeded West Shamokin controlled the tempo and held a lead over seventh-seeded Mount Union for the first 29 minutes of Monday’s District 6 Class 3A boys’ basketball first-round playoff game. [Read More]
Nine Derry wrestlers advance
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A school-record nine Derry wrestlers qualified for the regional tournament Saturday at the WPIAL Class 2A championships at Canon-McMillan High School. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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State police reported Joshua Sprock, of Derry, argued with and shoved a 28-year-old Derry woman during a confrontation on Jan. 3 at 119 Old Route 217. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
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Adam D. Drylie, 22, of Shelocta, was not hurt when his SUV struck an embankment Monday along Route 286 near Old Route 56, state police said. [Read More]
Driver in fatal crash sentenced Driver in fatal crash sentenced
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GREENSBURG (AP) — A man was sentenced Tuesday to at least 12 years in prison on third-degree murder, drunken driving and other charges for a wrong-way crash that killed a western Pennsylvania police officer. [Read More]
Man gets probation for smashing star Man gets probation for smashing star
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who destroyed Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been sentenced to three years of probation for vandalism. [Read More]
Pirates infielder Kang attends trial for drunk driving Pirates infielder Kang attends trial for drunk driving
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang appeared in a South Korean court on Wednesday as judges heard arguments in a trial over charges that he fled the scene after slamming a car into a guardrail while driving under the influence of alcohol. [Read More]
Indiana man held on burglary charges Indiana man held on burglary charges
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An Indiana man was held early Sunday in the Indiana County jail after Indiana Borough police said they discovered him lurking about a house near the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus under cover of darkness. [Read More]
Police investigate attempted luring Police investigate attempted luring
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A male suspect tried to lure an 8-year-old girl into a van Monday morning, according to state police. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Sean Edwards, of Punxsutawney, was charged with drug offenses following a traffic stop at 8:50 p.m. Jan. 9 on the 800 block of Philadelphia Street, according to borough police. [Read More]
Police: Recently freed gang member killed officer Police: Recently freed gang member killed officer
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LOS ANGELES — A gang member who was recently freed from jail killed his cousin and stole his car Monday then shot and killed a California police officer and wounded his partner before being wounded himself, authorities said. [Read More]
Police: Teen robs man of 'grandma's favorite' chocolates
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police in Rhode Island said a group of teens stole a man's cellphone and box of chocolates, with one suspect saying the chocolates were his “grandma's favorite.” [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 22: Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 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, Feb. 21, 2017: [Read More]
WEDDING: Michelle Matko and David Buterbaugh WEDDING: Michelle Matko and David Buterbaugh
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Michelle Kay Matko and David Alan Buterbaugh, of Indiana, were wed Dec. 31, 2016. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 21: Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 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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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Feb. 20, 2017: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 20: Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 20:
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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, weekend activity: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 19: Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 19:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 18: Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 18:
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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, Feb. 17, 2017: [Read More]

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Trump considers for transgender bathroom rules Trump considers for transgender bathroom rules
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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is working on a new set of directives on the use of school bathrooms by transgender students, the White House said Tuesday. [Read More]
GOP skeptical of Wolf's wage, shale tax plans GOP skeptical of Wolf's wage, shale tax plans
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HARRISBURG — Republican state lawmakers questioned Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s assumptions for revenue from a minimum wage increase to $12 an hour and a new tax on Marcellus shale natural gas production on Tuesday, the first day of budget hearings. [Read More]
New policy could target millions for deportation
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WASHINGTON — Millions of people living in the United States illegally could be targeted for deportation — including people simply arrested for traffic violations — under a sweeping rewrite of immigration enforcement policies announced Tuesday by the Trump administration. [Read More]
Trump vilifies anti-Semitism
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday condemned recent threats against Jewish community centers in the U.S. as “painful reminders” of lingering prejudice and evil, his first full-throated comments on the rise of anti-Semitic venom after pressure for him to speak out forcefully. [Read More]
Californians brace for more flooding Californians brace for more flooding
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MODESTO, Calif. — Communities downstream from a Northern California reservoir gushing water for the first time in 20 years braced for flash floods and evacuations after authorities warned them to prepare for rising rivers and creeks. [Read More]
Groups help white extremists to shed their hate Groups help white extremists to shed their hate
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ATHENS, Ga. — The Celtic cross tattoo on Shannon Martinez’s leg gives away her past. [Read More]
Driver in fatal crash sentenced Driver in fatal crash sentenced
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GREENSBURG (AP) — A man was sentenced Tuesday to at least 12 years in prison on third-degree murder, drunken driving and other charges for a wrong-way crash that killed a western Pennsylvania police officer. [Read More]
Mom mails trash to college student
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NEW WILMINGTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania college student got a reminder to take out the trash when his mother sent him some garbage in a care package. [Read More]
1,200 customers lose gas service
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CLAIRTON (AP) — Utility crews have been working to restore natural gas service to about 1,200 customers in a poorer Pittsburgh suburb. [Read More]
Steelers' Joey Porter fined $300
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PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter has been fined $300 after pleading guilty to disorderly conduct stemming from a dispute with a bar bouncer and a police officer last month. [Read More]

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Letter to the editor: Injection wells, earthquakes and the DEP Letter to the editor: Injection wells, earthquakes and the DEP
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Citizens of Grant Township, Indiana County, have been faced with the possibility of having injection disposal wells for toxic gas waste imposed on them. Injection wells threaten drinking water supplies and have caused earthquakes in Ohio, Colorado and Oklahoma. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: The right side of history Letter to the editor: The right side of history
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Given recent national ICE raids, the Welcome Home group finds it necessary to address sanctuary status on behalf of local immigrants and international students who voiced their concerns to us. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: The politics of hate Letter to the editor: The politics of hate
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There are at least 10 neo-Nazi groups in the United States. These groups admire Hitler — and hate. They hate racial and ethnic minorities, gays and lesbians, Jews, Muslims and, sometimes, even Christians. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: KCAC should be venue of future games Letter to the Editor: KCAC should be venue of future games
4 days ago -
I attended the Heritage Conference championship games at the KCAC on Friday, Feb. 10. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Trump's actions on Mideast welcome Letter to the Editor: Trump's actions on Mideast welcome
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I would like to share with your readers the good feeling I had at noon Wednesday, Feb. 15, when I saw and heard our president’s news conference from the White House. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Library a key part of intentional living Letter to the Editor: Library a key part of intentional living
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In response to Terry Taylor’s Jan. 15 letter, “Value of intentional living”: [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Legal immigrants welcome, illegals not Letter to the Editor: Legal immigrants welcome, illegals not
6 days ago -
A Feb. 8 article in the Gazette, “Council urged to give support to immigrants,” caught my eye and touched a nerve. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Doing the right thing Letter to the Editor: Doing the right thing
1 week ago -
There are some very good and responsible young people out there. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Basketball event at KCAC awesome Letter to the Editor: Basketball event at KCAC awesome
1 week ago -
Wow! What an awesome event — the Heritage Conference championship basketball games at the KCAC. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: What's the best way of fixing the wrongs? Letter to the Editor: What's the best way of fixing the wrongs?
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When I was in grade school in Washington, D.C., I witnessed a bullying incident that is still vivid to me today. During lunchtime in the schoolyard a classmate was pushed up against the wall, threatened and punched. [Read More]
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