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Brush Valley Day to blend traditional events with new

The 42nd annual Brush Valley Day will be held Saturday at the Brush Valley fire department grounds.

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ABATE holds ride for pediatric department ABATE holds ride for pediatric department
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The Indiana County chapter of ABATE of Pennsylvania and friends held a bike ride to donate stuffed animals to the pediatric department at the Indiana Regional Medical Center. [Read More]
Coming events to be held Coming events to be held
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A roundup of dinners, reunions and community events of all kinds scheduled in the coming days in the Indiana County area. [Read More]
Library announces list of free programs Library announces list of free programs
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The Indiana Free Library will offer the following free programs this week: [Read More]
The Week in Review: Top stories week of July 19-25 The Week in Review: Top stories week of July 19-25
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Here is a look at the top stories of local interest published in The Indiana Gazette during the week of July 19-25: [Read More]
Pets of the Week: Shelters offer pets for adoption
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Pets of the Week: Shelters offer pets for adoption
2 days ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR
Several dogs and cats are available for adoption from the Indiana County Humane Society’s animal shelter at 191 Airport Road, White Township, and from Four Footed Friends along Beck Road, White Township. [Read More]
CARL KOLOGIE: A surprise but not really CARL KOLOGIE: A surprise but not really
2 days ago - - CARL KOLOGIE
It was a surprise, but not really a surprise. Last week the guys I hang with hardly mentioned my birthday and this was a big one. [Read More]
S&T names chief information officer S&T names chief information officer
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S&T Bank has promoted Jim Mill to executive vice president, chief information officer. [Read More]
Indiana County leadership program to be offered Indiana County leadership program to be offered
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Applications are now being accepted for the second annual Leadership Indiana County program. [Read More]
Mitchell's Mills once had place on county map Mitchell's Mills once had place on county map
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Diamondville was founded in 1824 by Dr. Robert Mitchell, who owned the site, and A.T. Moorhead, who leased the grist mill. [Read More]
BOB LANKARD: Fine-tune employer search list BOB LANKARD: Fine-tune employer search list
2 days ago - - BOB LANKARD
A number of years ago I had a conversation that changed my approach to job hunting. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: S.W. Jack bows out in tight one YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: S.W. Jack bows out in tight one
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CENTER TOWNSHIP — No lead ever seemed safe in the many meetings between Indiana County champion Armstrong and runner-up S.W. Jack this season. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Wesleyville takes step toward state berth YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Wesleyville takes step toward state berth
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Wesleyville outhit Connellsville 10-2 and moved a win away from punching its first ticket to the state tournament by scoring a 14-4 win in a winner’s bracket game in the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion Western Regional baseball tournament Sunday at First Commonwealth Field. [Read More]
ICL BASEBALL: West Lebanon takes opener from Colts ICL BASEBALL: West Lebanon takes opener from Colts
19 hours ago -
BLAIRSVILLE — Blairsville and West Lebanon traded early blows in the opening game of their best-of-five Indiana County League semifinal playoff series, but West Lebanon was the last team standing after pulling out a 7-6 victory. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: County teams drops openers YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: County teams drops openers
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CENTER TOWNSHIP — Walbeck Insurance pushed Farmington to the brink of defeat in what was the most tightly contested game on Day 1 of the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion Western Region baseball tournament. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Connellsville knocks off Armstrong YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Connellsville knocks off Armstrong
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Connellsville outhit Armstrong 12-4 and scored six runs in the third inning to roll to an 11-6 win in a first-round game of the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion Western Region baseball tournament Saturday at First Commonwealth Field in Center Township. [Read More]
Frumkin places third in tournament
2 days ago -
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Mason Frumkin, of Indiana, finished third in the World Cup Amateur Disc Golf Championships on Saturday. [Read More]
LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL: Marion Center wins district title LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL: Marion Center wins district title
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Marion Center won the District 7 Little League 9- and 10-year-old championship. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Vipers to hold tryouts
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KITTANNING — The Armstrong Vipers travel baseball team will hold tryouts from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 16, and Sunday, Aug. 23, at Kittanning Township Recreation Field. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Region tourney begins Saturday YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Region tourney begins Saturday
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Longtime S.W. Jack manager Mitch Pacconi knows by now what to expect in what will be his 13th appearance at the annual Pennsylvania Youth American Legion Western Regional baseball tournament. [Read More]
ICL BASEBALL: New Derry advances in playoffs ICL BASEBALL: New Derry advances in playoffs
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APOLLO — New Derry got outhit but capitalized on Apollo’s fielding woes and control problems on the mound to score a 10-7 win, finishing a sweep in the best-of-three quarterfinal-round series in the Indiana County League baseball playoffs Thursday. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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State police said someone entered the home of Lacie M. Blose, 32, of Homer City, between May 1 and July 15 and took an iPhone, boxes of perfume, several candles and money from the Greenville Road residence. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
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State police said a car driven by David R. Wiles III, 17, of Home, went off the road while traveling south on Route 954 Sunday. [Read More]
Man dies while swimming in Youghiogheny River Man dies while swimming in Youghiogheny River
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BELLE VERNON (AP) — Authorities say a man died while swimming with friends in the Youghiogheny River in Westmoreland County. [Read More]
Creek health being checked after chemical plant fire
18 hours ago -
HANOVER (AP) — Wildlife authorities are trying to determine if there are any long-term effects to a central Pennsylvania creek from runoff contamination from a chemical plant fire last month. [Read More]
Two vehicles collide on Route 422 Two vehicles collide on Route 422
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Two vehicles collided Saturday along Route 422 near Anthony Run in Armstrong Township. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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A 54-year-old Clymer woman was scammed out of $2,000 in a money transfer scheme on July 14, according to state police. [Read More]
System failed to block gun buy System failed to block gun buy
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LAFAYETTE, La. — John Russell Houser was deeply troubled long before he shot 11 people in a movie theater in Louisiana, but decades of mental problems didn't keep him from buying the handgun he used. [Read More]
Police: Suspect shot by officer dies Police: Suspect shot by officer dies
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NEW ORLEANS — A man driving wildly down his New Orleans street, hitting other cars and homes after having an argument with his wife, was shot to death Saturday by a police officer, a police spokesman said. [Read More]
Man acquitted of homicide
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been acquitted of homicide and other charges in a shooting death a year ago that authorities said stemmed from a drug deal gone bad. [Read More]
Appeals court declines to intervene Appeals court declines to intervene
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UNIONTOWN (AP) — A federal appeals court has declined to intervene in the case of a western Pennsylvania man awaiting retrial in the slaying of a waitress during a tavern robbery almost three decades ago. [Read More]

All Family News

 
50th ANNIVERSARY: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clark 50th ANNIVERSARY: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clark
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Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clark, of Armagh, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 24. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: July 27 Gazette readers' birthdays: July 27
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
19 hours ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, weekend activity: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: July 26 Gazette readers' birthdays: July 26
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
MARRIAGE LICENSES MARRIAGE LICENSES
3 days ago -
The following couples have submitted marriage license applications in the Indiana County Court House ... [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 25 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 25
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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 24, 2015: [Read More]
50TH ANNIVERSARY: Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Saiani 50TH ANNIVERSARY: Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Saiani
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Mr. and Mrs. Bruno A. Saiani, of Homer City, celebrated their 50th anniversary on July 17. [Read More]
IN THE SERVICE IN THE SERVICE
4 days ago -
Here's a periodic roundup of achievements of Indiana County area residents in the military service: [Read More]
Gazette readers birthdays, July 24: Gazette readers birthdays, July 24:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]

All World News

 
Houston family: Brown 'is finally at peace' Houston family: Brown 'is finally at peace'
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DULUTH, Ga. — Born and raised in the shadow of fame and litigation, shattered by the loss of her mother, Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown was overwhelmed by the achievements and demons of others before she could begin to figure out who she was. [Read More]
Turkish troops target Kurdish fighters in northern Syria Turkish troops target Kurdish fighters in northern Syria
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BEIRUT — Turkish troops have shelled a Syrian village near the border, targeting Kurdish fighters who have been battling the Islamic State group with the aid of U.S.-led airstrikes, Syria’s main Kurdish militia and an activist group said today. [Read More]
Fiat-Chrysler facing $105 million fine Fiat-Chrysler facing $105 million fine
18 hours ago -
DETROIT — The U.S. government will hit Fiat Chrysler with a record $105 million fine for violating laws in a series of vehicle safety recalls, a person briefed on the matter said. [Read More]
Boy Scouts poised to end prohibition on gay leaders
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The Boy Scouts of America is expected today to end its blanket ban on gay leaders — a turning point for an organization that has been in turmoil over the issue. [Read More]
Hemingway Look-Alike Contest winner named Hemingway Look-Alike Contest winner named
18 hours ago -
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A white-bearded Florida man has won the “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest on his 15th attempt. [Read More]
States struggle to operate health insurance markets
18 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — State-run health insurance markets that offer coverage under President Barack Obama’s health law are struggling with high costs and disappointing enrollment. These challenges could lead more of them to turn over operations to the federal government or join forces with other states. [Read More]
Democratic race shaping up to take on GOP Sen. Toomey
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HARRISBURG — Democrats can expect to decide a primary contest in nine months to see who will challenge U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, a Republican who is seeking his second six-year term in the 2016 election. The seat is expected to be crucial to determining control of the U.S. Senate, and Democrats hope t [Read More]
Man dies while swimming in Youghiogheny River Man dies while swimming in Youghiogheny River
18 hours ago -
BELLE VERNON (AP) — Authorities say a man died while swimming with friends in the Youghiogheny River in Westmoreland County. [Read More]
Officials monitor algae toxins in Lake Erie Officials monitor algae toxins in Lake Erie
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TOLEDO, Ohio — Bright yellow buoys equipped with sensors and scattered across western Lake Erie are more than beacons bobbing in the water. [Read More]
Officer uses pepper spray on Ohio crowd
19 hours ago -
CLEVELAND (AP) — Transit Authority police say an officer used pepper spray on a crowd trying to prevent them from taking an intoxicated teenager to police headquarters. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: What do you have to say, commissioners? Letter to the editor: What do you have to say, commissioners?
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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
2 days ago -
The Third needs to be heard: This is not against paying taxes. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: When the Bible meets the law Letter to the editor: When the Bible meets the law
2 days ago -
An interesting caricature of God has emerged — both in recent Gazette letters and elsewhere — that seem to portray him as a sort of whimsical destroyer, intent on annihilating America in response to its legalization of same-sex marriage. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Next Indiana board should consider this Letter to the editor: Next Indiana board should consider this
4 days ago -
At least three current Indiana school board members will be gone the first week of December and the two lowest overall vote-getters in the primary are current board members, so as many as five (the majority of the board) are likely to be replaced by new members. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Publicly shamed for simple forgetfulness Letter to the editor: Publicly shamed for simple forgetfulness
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I was baffled when I came home on Friday, July 10. A huge yellow piece of paper was on my door for the whole neighborhood to see that I made one mistake. I accidentally left my garbage can out Thursday into Friday morning. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Court wrong on gay marriage Letter to the editor: Court wrong on gay marriage
4 days ago -
Regardless of the Supreme Court, there is only one marriage between a man and a woman that produces a family of children by the usual process. [Read More]
AN OPEN LETTER: Fairness is the goal AN OPEN LETTER: Fairness is the goal
5 days ago -
As Indiana County commissioners, we fully recognize the frustration and anger which have followed the announcement of proposed property values and tax estimates for 2016. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Impact of change far-reaching, negative Letter to the Editor: Impact of change far-reaching, negative
5 days ago -
I am writing to predict what will happen to Indiana County if the Indiana County commissioners implement the 2016 property tax reassessments. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: People can't afford tax reassessment Letter to the Editor: People can't afford tax reassessment
5 days ago -
We the property owners of Indiana County cannot afford the property tax reassessment. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: St. Bernard's - faith, family values, education Letter to the Editor: St. Bernard's - faith, family values, education
1 week ago -
It is difficult to measure the value of paying for a private school education versus the public school system, which is already paid for with our tax dollars. Many families decide on moving to a particular area based on the school system, and our Indiana public system is excellent. [Read More]
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