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Blairsville man dies in accident

Blairsville man dies in accident

DERRY TOWNSHIP — A Blairsville-area man was fatally injured in a traffic crash Sunday evening on Route 982 just north of New Derry, authorities reported this morning.

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Area children get new shoes for back to school Area children get new shoes for back to school
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Hunter Smola, 7, found the right pair of shoes with help from volunteer Melissa Campisano on Sunday during The Salvation Army’s Kicks For Kids initiative at Payless Shoes. [Read More]
THE WEEK IN REVIEW THE WEEK IN REVIEW
13 hours ago -
Here is a look at the top stories of local interest published in The Indiana Gazette during the week of July 27-Aug. 1: [Read More]
Peoples Gas makes push into rural parts of county Peoples Gas makes push into rural parts of county
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
Peoples Natural Gas Company has begun a new push to extend gas service to communities just beyond the present reach of its distribution network. [Read More]
Organizers hoping for boost before Back to School Bash Organizers hoping for boost before Back to School Bash
1 day ago - - SEAN YODER
In 2013, 21 percent, or 10.9 million, of school-age children in the U.S. were living in poverty, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. [Read More]
Indiana woman takes over therapy practice Indiana woman takes over therapy practice
1 day ago - - ELLEN MATIS
Stress relief and wellness are just two of the things that the new owner of I Do Therapy, in Indiana, is passionate about. [Read More]
County fair calls for bakers County fair calls for bakers
1 day ago -
The Indiana County Fair will again hold four state-sponsored baking contests on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 9 a.m. All of the contests are open to anyone who is a resident of Pennsylvania and who did not win the contest in 2014. [Read More]
Community celebrates at Brush Valley Day 2015
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Community celebrates at Brush Valley Day 2015
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The Brush Valley community welcomed visitors, townspeople, friends and former residents to town on Saturday for the annual Brush Valley Day celebration and a full schedule of events. [Read More]
Democrats hold summer picnic Democrats hold summer picnic
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The Indiana County Democratic Committee held its summer picnic Friday at the Red Barn Sportsmen’s Club. [Read More]
Sen. White, staff reunited with rescued kittens Sen. White, staff reunited with rescued kittens
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State Sen. Don White and his staff were reunited with kittens Friday that had been rescued in June from inside the ceiling tiles in White’s office in the 600 block of Philadelphia Street in Indiana, where felines may have been born. [Read More]
Art program awards scholarship Art program awards scholarship
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Alec Ebeling, center, of White Township, was named recipient of the Ben Loreno Memorial Scholarship on Friday. [Read More]

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ICL BASEBALL: Bison jump out to early lead in Game 1 win ICL BASEBALL: Bison jump out to early lead in Game 1 win
56 minutes ago - - JOE BACCAMAZZI
BOVARD — Both championship contenders made good contact at the plate for much of the afternoon, but while the balls rarely dropped in for West Lebanon, Bovard scored enough runs in the first inning to take a decisive victory. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Local teams ousted from tourney YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Local teams ousted from tourney
59 minutes ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
CENTER TOWNSHIP — Fielding woes and a lack of timely hits once again hampered Walbeck Insurance, but this time, the host team won’t get another crack at redemption. [Read More]
GOLF: Adair takes Meadow Lane title GOLF: Adair takes Meadow Lane title
1 hour ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
Protecting a lead can be one of the most difficult things to do in golf. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: IHS grads help Passion win another title AROUND THE AREA: IHS grads help Passion win another title
1 hour ago -
Two Indiana High School graduates, Samantha Simeone and Kim Dreischalick, helped the Pittsburgh Passion women’s football team repeat at the IWFL champions. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Walbeck drops tournament opener YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Walbeck drops tournament opener
1 day ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
CENTER TOWNSHIP — Walbeck Insurance played a more competitive game than any of the four teams from the Western Region in the opening round of the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion State Tournament. [Read More]
JUSTIN GERWICK: Club championships up for grabs JUSTIN GERWICK: Club championships up for grabs
1 day ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
Colton Wiggins has made a name for himself at Meadow Lane in recent years with a string of top performances in club championships, and his first-round play Saturday put him in contention to keep that streak going. [Read More]
Tomahawks start playoffs tonight Tomahawks start playoffs tonight
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After finishing the regular season at 3-4 (2-2 in league play), the Indiana Tomahawks earned the No. 2 seed in the Western Pennsylvania Sports League football playoffs. [Read More]
TONY COCCAGNA: Chance made a wrong decision TONY COCCAGNA: Chance made a wrong decision
3 days ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
I received a text message, out of the blue, one day late in May: “Just checking up on my favorite people in town. Hope everything is going well with you and your family.” [Read More]
ICL BASEBALL: West Lebanon advances to title game ICL BASEBALL: West Lebanon advances to title game
3 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
BLAIRSVILLE — The hits just didn’t fall this time for Blairsville, and for the first time in the back-and-forth series, a come-from-behind win didn’t play out. [Read More]
Youth team advances to regional tournament Youth team advances to regional tournament
3 days ago -
Gavin Homer, standing, fourth from left, of Indiana, helped the Iron Horse Sports baseball team win the Northwest State Championship tournament recently. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
36 minutes ago -
Someone stole unspecified property from a vehicle parked in the 300 block of School Street between 7 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Indiana borough police reported. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
46 minutes ago -
A van driven by Joshua Clark, 26, of Connellsville, Fayette County, hit the side of a car driven by John Kuntz, 48, of Saltsburg, while passing it at 2:25 p.m. Wednesday on the southbound lanes of Route 119, state police at Indiana reported. [Read More]
Manhunt underway for suspect in officer's fatal shooting Manhunt underway for suspect in officer's fatal shooting
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A manhunt was underway today for a suspect who police say fatally shot a Memphis officer after he interrupted a drug deal involving a small amount of marijuana that would have resulted in just a misdemeanor citation and a fine. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
1 day ago -
State police charged Sarah Delasko, 32, of Indiana, with a second-degree misdemeanor count of simple assault and a summary count of harassment in a complaint filed at Indiana District Court. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
1 day ago -
State police reported that a motorcyclist was injured at 1:50 p.m. Friday when his Harley-Davidson Heritage Softtail hit a dead deer on Route 422 near Margaret Road. [Read More]
Baltimore prosecutor won't aid homicide panel
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BALTIMORE (AP) — A commission established to review homicides in Baltimore has stalled because its leaders say the city’s top prosecutor isn’t sharing information that’s needed for the program to work. [Read More]
Trooper's file reveals prior warning
1 day ago -
DALLAS (AP) — The Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop was once cautioned about “unprofessional conduct” in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper, according to his personnel file. [Read More]
Man gets 19 years for recording girl, 4
1 day ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man prosecutors say made a pornographic video of a 4-year-old girl while he was naked has been sentenced to 19 years in prison. [Read More]
Crash kills two in Pittsburgh
1 day ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police in western Pennsylvania say a car crashed into a support column on an underpass in Pittsburgh, killing two people. [Read More]
Trooper investigated for posting racial joke
1 day ago -
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — State police officials say they are investigating reports that a northeastern Pennsylvania trooper made a racial joke earlier this year on a social media site. [Read More]

All Family News

 
Gazette readers' birthdays: Aug. 3 Gazette readers' birthdays: Aug. 3
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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
1 hour ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, weekend activity: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 2 Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 2
1 day ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
BOY OF THE MONTH: Juliano Estrado Donatelli BOY OF THE MONTH: Juliano Estrado Donatelli
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The Indiana Optimist Club recently selected Juliano Estrado Donatelli as Boy of the Month for July, the 691st Boy of the Month honored since the program began. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: Aug. 1 Gazette readers' birthdays: Aug. 1
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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
2 days ago -
From the Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 31... [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 31 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 31
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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
3 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, July 30, 2015: [Read More]
2ND BIRTHDAY: Chloe Battick 2ND BIRTHDAY: Chloe Battick
4 days ago -
Chloe Regan Battick turns 2 years old today. She is the daughter of Frank Battick and Wendy Nemeth Battick, of Ernest. [Read More]
Birth marks fifth generation for family Birth marks fifth generation for family
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The arrival of Ryleigh Greek marked the fifth generation of the Yanoschick family. [Read More]

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Picky eating can signal anxiety, study says Picky eating can signal anxiety, study says
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CHICAGO — Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked out. [Read More]
ANALYSIS: U.S.-Turkey deal on Syria big gamble ANALYSIS: U.S.-Turkey deal on Syria big gamble
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are both taking a big gamble as they agree to work together against the Islamic State group militants in Syria. [Read More]
Murrysville doctor accused of illegally killinig lion
26 minutes ago -
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July. [Read More]
Photos of endangered animals get attention in N.Y. Photos of endangered animals get attention in N.Y.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Dozens of people stopped in Manhattan intersections gazing at photos of endangered animals shining on the side of the Empire State Building. [Read More]
Afghans say they won't deal separately with Taliban
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government addressed the growing leadership crisis in the Taliban for the first time today, saying it will not deal with the militant group separately from other “armed opposition” in the country. [Read More]
Greek stock market reopens with 22 percent plunge Greek stock market reopens with 22 percent plunge
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ATHENS, Greece — Greece's stock market plunged over 22 percent as it reopened today after a five-week closure, giving investors their first opportunity since late June to react to the country's latest economic crisis. [Read More]
Teens drown in creek
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NEW WILMINGTON (AP) — Two teens have drowned in a western Pennsylvania creek. [Read More]
AT&T offering TV/wireless package AT&T offering TV/wireless package
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NEW YORK — AT&T is unveiling a new package that combines traditional TV and wireless services as it seeks to broaden its offerings following its $48.5 billion purchase of satellite TV company DirecTV about a week ago. [Read More]
40 bills passed in Ferguson's wake 40 bills passed in Ferguson's wake
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. [Read More]
Verizon workers to stay on job without contract Verizon workers to stay on job without contract
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NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon and unions representing workers in nine states said employees will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tax assessors should have certain qualifications LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tax assessors should have certain qualifications
1 day ago -
It is now apparent to many Indiana County property owners and even some of the county commissioners that the recent reassessment was at best a prize-winning boondoggle. [Read More]
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: They will know we are Christians LETTER TO THE EDITOR: They will know we are Christians
1 day ago -
Remember the song “They will know we are Christians by our love”? Feel any of that love emanating from recent letters to the editor decrying same-sex marriage? [Read More]
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let's get our priorities straight LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let's get our priorities straight
1 day ago -
The recent killing of a much-loved African lion by an American man while on safari has brought outrage and sadness from around the world. The lion, known as Cecil, was a favorite to the tourists visiting the Zimbabwe park where he roamed free. [Read More]
AS I SEE IT: Natural gas powering our economy AS I SEE IT: Natural gas powering our economy
3 days ago -
As most Pennsylvanians know, we are producing more natural gas than all but one other state, thanks to the prolific supplies of gas in the Marcellus and other formations. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: The time to act is now Letter to the Editor: The time to act is now
5 days ago -
It’s time to take our county back. Many of you have grown up here, went to school or college here, worked, raised your families here. Many are “transplants,” having moved here for work. We have all enjoyed what this county has to offer. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Lobbying for medical care Letter to the Editor: Lobbying for medical care
5 days ago -
What if you called 911 and no one responded? Across the state of Pennsylvania many areas are facing this as a reality. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Commissioners should show their concern Letter to the Editor: Commissioners should show their concern
6 days ago -
The following is a quote from the Indiana County commissioners on the recent tax reassessment: “We are also very concerned with the senior population who yet do not clearly understand the effect of their tax notice or their ability to pay.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Appreciating God's 'true colors' Letter to the Editor: Appreciating God's 'true colors'
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Considering that God is “Love,” it’s obvious by living under our creator’s supervision that we’ll prosper in a loving and righteous way. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: What do you have to say, commissioners? Letter to the editor: What do you have to say, commissioners?
1 week ago -
What do you say? Commissioners, what do you say to the 83-year-old lady who lives by herself as a widow living off her Social Security but feels secure in her home because her late husband built it with his own hands? [Read More]
Letter to the editor: One-third needs to be heard on reassessment Letter to the editor: One-third needs to be heard on reassessment
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The Third needs to be heard: This is not against paying taxes. [Read More]
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