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INDIANA BOROUGH: Liquor license denied for café

INDIANA BOROUGH: Liquor license denied for café

- RANDY WELLS

Indiana Borough council on Thursday denied a request to transfer a restaurant liquor license into the borough, reasoning that no evidence was presented to prove that a proposed new business met the state Liquor Control Board’s definition of a restaurant.

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Cause for Paws planned Cause for Paws planned
3 hours ago - - JAMIE EMPFIELD
The 15th annual Cause for Paws event will be held on Sept. 19 at Blue Spruce Park, near Ernest. [Read More]
Local arts council seeks new director Local arts council seeks new director
3 hours ago -
The board of directors of the Indiana Arts Council has initiated its long-term plan to position itself for continued service in the arts as it accepted the resignation of its executive director, Rebecca Slak, and voted to seat her as a new board member. [Read More]
Spin-a-thon to be held Spin-a-thon to be held
3 hours ago -
A spin-a-thon will be held from 8:15 to 11:45 a.m. Sept. 12 at the Indiana County YMCA. [Read More]
Event being promoted is fake, Indiana Elks manager says Event being promoted is fake, Indiana Elks manager says
1 day ago -
A weekend event that has been heavily promoted on social media and on fliers around the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus is a ruse, according to the Indiana Elks club, where the event is advertised to take place. [Read More]
Property reassessment again takes center stage Property reassessment again takes center stage
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
The Indiana County commissioners Wednesday listened to more comments, questions and criticisms on the countywide property reassessment, but as is typical of their biweekly meetings they did not turn the public comment period into a question-and-answer session. [Read More]
Judge rules on petition to remove Stadtmiller Judge rules on petition to remove Stadtmiller
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
An Indiana County judge has turned down a property owner’s request to remove a White Township man from the county’s property assessment appeals board. [Read More]
WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors approve 3-year recycling fee WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors approve 3-year recycling fee
1 day ago - - MARGARET WEAVER
The new curbside recycling program in White Township will cost residents $2 a month for three years under a fee enacted Wednesday by White Township supervisors. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Board OKs $70,000 loan for ICCAP INDIANA COUNTY: Board OKs $70,000 loan for ICCAP
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
There was evidence Wednesday that the lack of a state budget is beginning to have an impact on the county’s social service agencies. [Read More]
Black Student League holds solemn vigil Black Student League holds solemn vigil
1 day ago -
Adrienne Lawson, an athletic training major at IUP from Pittsburgh, participated in a Black Lives Matter rally on Wednesday outside Leonard Hall in the university’s Oak Grove. [Read More]
Gallery displays 'Coffee Art' Gallery displays 'Coffee Art'
1 day ago -
Artist Craig Peterson has a collection of “Coffee Art” pieces on display through Nov. 7 at The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St., in downtown Indiana. [Read More]

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Blue Thunder team sweeps Maryland tournament Blue Thunder team sweeps Maryland tournament
1 day ago -
The PA Blue Thunder varsity girls’ basketball team went undefeated and won the championship in its final tournament of the season, the Summer Slam Tournament, which was held July 25 and 26 in Ocean City, Md. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Indiana girls score first win HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Indiana girls score first win
1 day ago -
Indiana earned its first win by outlasting Punxsutawney, 200-215, in a non-conference girls’ golf match Wednesday at Meadow Lane Golf Course. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: IHS girls win season opener HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: IHS girls win season opener
1 day ago -
GREENSBURG — Indiana won its season opener by nipping Greensburg Salem, 3-2, in a WPIAL non-section girls’ tennis match Wednesday. [Read More]
Saltsburg sets 3-on-3 tourney Saltsburg sets 3-on-3 tourney
1 day ago -
SALTSBURG — The Saltsburg Junior High School Cheerleaders Boosters are holding a 3-on-3 basketball tournament for players of all ages on Saturday, Sept. 26, at the high school and elementary school. [Read More]
Meadow Lane names winners Meadow Lane names winners
1 day ago -
The Meadow Lane Ladies 18-Hole Golf League named its winners from Wednesday’s event. [Read More]
SOCCER: IJHS team takes season opener SOCCER: IJHS team takes season opener
1 day ago -
Indiana defeated East Allegheny, 7-2, to win its season opener in a junior high school boys’ soccer match Wednesday. [Read More]
IUP HALL OF FAME: 14 to be inducted Sept. 12 IUP HALL OF FAME: 14 to be inducted Sept. 12
2 days ago -
The IUP Athletic Hall of Fame will hold its 2015 induction ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 12, prior to the Crimson Hawks’ football game against Kutztown. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Golf teams score wins
2 days ago -
McKEESPORT — Indiana improved to 2-0 by edging Norwin, 191-200, in a WPIAL Section 1-AAA boys’ golf match Tuesday at the Youghiogheny Country Club. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Get the guns ready now ZEKE WILSON: Get the guns ready now
3 days ago - - ZEKE WILSON
The cooler evening temperatures have increased the flights of dove and goose in the local skies. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Small changes can make big difference JEFF KNAPP: Small changes can make big difference
3 days ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Weight might be one of the more overlooked aspects of fishing. Sure, the early-season trout angler keys in on the precise weight to tick nymphs along the bottom. But all in all, the weight factor often is down the pecking order in presentation considerations. [Read More]

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Two-vehicle accident on Route 119 Two-vehicle accident on Route 119
3 hours ago - - TERI ENCISO
One person was hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 7 p.m. Thursday at Old Route 119 and Greenview Drive. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
3 hours ago -
Indiana University of Pennsylvania observed a man staggering and stumbling along the walkway between Stright and Johnson halls at 1:50 a.m. Wednesday. [Read More]
On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed anger On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed anger
18 hours ago -
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. "You'll need this," he said. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
1 day ago -
Borough police received a report that someone damaged a pot of flowers and stole several landscape lights from a residence in the 100 block of South Fifth Street between 11:30 p.m. Tuesday and 6 a.m. Wednesday. [Read More]
On-air killings gripped millions in social media storm On-air killings gripped millions in social media storm
1 day ago -
MONETA, Va. (AP) — The fatal shooting of a reporter and cameraman unfolded on live TV during the early morning show, as tens of thousands of viewers watched a horrified anchor struggle to comprehend what had happened. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
1 day ago -
No one was hurt in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday at West Pike and Ben Franklin Road, according to state police. [Read More]
Attorney General Kane links adversaries, conspiracy Attorney General Kane links adversaries, conspiracy
1 day ago -
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s embattled attorney general got part of what she wanted when court officials unsealed papers in which she accuses two former state prosecutors of concocting the criminal case against her because she was threatening to reveal their proclivity for pornography. [Read More]
Holmes gets 12 life sentences in theater shooting Holmes gets 12 life sentences in theater shooting
1 day ago -
DENVER — In an emotional end to the court drama that has preoccupied Colorado, Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. on Wednesday issued 12 life sentences in prison to James E. Holmes, who fatally shot 12 people in a movie theater in the Denver suburb of Aurora three years ago and wounded 70 others. [Read More]
Judge reverses manslaughter conviction due to ignition switch Judge reverses manslaughter conviction due to ignition switch
1 day ago -
PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania judge reversed the involuntary manslaughter conviction of a woman Wednesday after determining a faulty General Motors ignition switch contributed to her crashing into a school bus and utility pole, killing her teenage passenger. [Read More]
Officer killed, one stabbed to death during dispute Officer killed, one stabbed to death during dispute
1 day ago -
SUNSET, La. — Called in to calm a domestic dispute, a small-town police officer was killed with his own gun, fired by a cousin, authorities said. [Read More]

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HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
3 hours ago -
From the Indiana Regional Medical Center, Aug. 27, 2015: [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Marie Berezansky and Tyler Clevenger ENGAGEMENT: Marie Berezansky and Tyler Clevenger
1 day ago -
Steve and Pam Berezansky, of Indiana, announce the engagement of their daughter, Marie, to Tyler Clevenger, son of Tim and Tracey Clevenger, of Clymer. [Read More]
1st BIRTHDAY: Jeffrey McCullough III 1st BIRTHDAY: Jeffrey McCullough III
1 day ago -
Jeffrey Lee “JJ” McCullough III celebrated his first birthday on April 17. He is the son of Kimberly and Jeffrey McCullough Jr., of Armstrong Township. [Read More]
96th BIRTHDAY: June Emigh 96th BIRTHDAY: June Emigh
1 day ago -
June Emigh, of Clymer, will be 96 on Monday. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 27 Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 27
1 day ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today... [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
1 day ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Aug. 26, 2015: [Read More]
STUDENTS IN THE NEWS STUDENTS IN THE NEWS
2 days ago -
Here's a periodic roundup of academic achievements of Indiana County area students in post-secondary education: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 26 Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 26
2 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
2 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, Aug. 25, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 25 Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 25
3 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]

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Europe's migrant crisis spins out of control Europe's migrant crisis spins out of control
3 hours ago -
VIENNA — Police arrested several people believed to be part of a human smuggling operation in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants who likely suffocated in a refrigerated truck found abandoned on Austria's main highway, law enforcement officials said today. [Read More]
Prosecutor appeals decision in crash
3 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A prosecutor is appealing a judge’s decision to reverse the involuntary manslaughter conviction of a woman because a faulty General Motors ignition switch. [Read More]
Painkiller found in lethal heroin
3 hours ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities have linked a powerful synthetic painkiller to heroin believed to be responsible for four recent overdose deaths in southwestern Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Health official: States should post local vaccination info
3 hours ago -
NEW YORK — How many kids are vaccinated at your child's school? Federal health officials think you should be able to easily find out. [Read More]
Home burns as buyers sign deed
3 hours ago -
MEYERSDALE (AP) — A western Pennsylvania couple who bought a neighboring vacant house because they feared it was a fire hazard was right: It caught fire while they were at the county courthouse signing the deed. [Read More]
Audit flags $30 million in grants, loans
3 hours ago -
HARRISBURG (AP) — Auditors have found that Cheyney University of Pennsylvania didn’t properly document the eligibility of students before giving them nearly $30 million in federal grants and loans in the last four years. [Read More]
Woman fined for watching arrest
3 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh woman is facing a $300 fine for not leaving the scene of a crime when told to do so. [Read More]
Indiana Supreme Court hears dispute over '0INK' plate
3 hours ago -
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana's highest court heard arguments Thursday on whether a police officer was wrongly denied a vanity license plate saying ‘0INK,’ which state officials had deemed offensive. [Read More]
Erika soaks Puerto Rico after four killed in Dominica Erika soaks Puerto Rico after four killed in Dominica
3 hours ago -
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico today with rain and wind after killing four people and causing devastating floods in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, where several people remained missing. [Read More]
Top Greek judge sworn in as first female prime minister Top Greek judge sworn in as first female prime minister
3 hours ago -
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s new prime minister, a top judge who is the country’s first female premier, named the members of her caretaker government today as the country heads to early elections next month, the third time Greeks will go to the polls this year. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: Look at the facts before buying a gun Letter to the editor: Look at the facts before buying a gun
2 hours ago -
I am writing in response to the article headlined “Armed and Feminine” published in the Aug. 16 edition of this newspaper. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Reassessment overlooks vital factors Letter to the editor: Reassessment overlooks vital factors
2 hours ago -
With the Indiana County reassessment on everyone’s mind, it is interesting to note that the problem started prior to the Revolutionary War when straight line property line courses and distances were measured to the center of existing roads. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: In support of Commissioner Mike Baker Letter to the editor: In support of Commissioner Mike Baker
2 hours ago -
I would like to comment on a few of the accusations made by Larry Stadtmiller against Commissioner Mike Baker. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Who is satisfied with appeal process? Letter to the Editor: Who is satisfied with appeal process?
1 day ago -
In the Aug. 21 edition of the Gazette, there was an article published about Larry Stadtmiller’s response to the demand that he leave his position on the Indiana County Board of Assessment Appeals. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Property owners deserve fair, correct reassessment Letter to the Editor: Property owners deserve fair, correct reassessment
1 day ago -
I recently attended a tax reassessment meeting at the Indiana County Court House. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Let experience be guide on taxes Letter to the Editor: Let experience be guide on taxes
1 day ago -
Having been an Indiana Area school director in the past, I recall the school board had to lower its millage on two occasions because of tax assessments. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: 'Southpaw' a pleasure in renovated theater Letter to the Editor: 'Southpaw' a pleasure in renovated theater
1 day ago -
My husband and I went to see “Southpaw” at the refurbished Indiana Mall Cinemas. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Looking for an alternative Letter to the editor: Looking for an alternative
2 days ago -
I’m trying to figure out this tax reassessment. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: A lesson from school Letter to the editor: A lesson from school
2 days ago -
After giving this Indiana County reassessment some serious thought, I think back to about 30 years ago as a young man taking a class on communism. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Where is court order? Letter to the editor: Where is court order?
2 days ago -
Quoting The Indiana Gazette on Saturday, Aug. 8 (Page 3), one of our honorable county commissioners was reported to say, “I’m not backing away from the fact that we had to do a reassessment. That was court-ordered.” [Read More]
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