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Band Night, through the ages

Band Night, through the ages

- ELLEN MATIS

For years, Band Night at the Indiana County Fair has drawn huge crowds to see performances of bands throughout the area. Here’s a look at Band Night, through the ages.

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Make Your Pet a Star | The Indiana Gazette Make Your Pet a Star | The Indiana Gazette
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On newsstands today, find the All About Pets special supplement. You'll be able to cast your votes for your favorite local pets. [Read More]
SPECIAL DELIVERY: Dog gets own newspaper subscription SPECIAL DELIVERY: Dog gets own newspaper subscription
24 minutes ago - - ELLEN MATIS
Some just can’t wait for their daily newspaper delivery. [Read More]
Shelter pets with special needs provide joy to families
24 minutes ago - - JAN SHELLENBARGER
Almost anyone can fall in love with a cute, fluffy puppy or kitten, but it takes a unique person to see the joy in adopting an animal with special needs. [Read More]
Rescue dog finds new home, special calling Rescue dog finds new home, special calling
24 minutes ago - - ELLEN MATIS
Once a “timid” dog, 5-year-old blind Lhasa-apso, Tucker, is now helping others through therapy. [Read More]
Area agencies welcome volunteer support Area agencies welcome volunteer support
19 hours ago -
Did you know volunteer work is real work? Volunteer service can enhance a resume. [Read More]
Big cat handlers earn their stripes Big cat handlers earn their stripes
23 hours ago - - MARGARET WEAVER
For Georgina “Pom Pom” Donoho and Vincent Von Duke, there are no vacations. When you have a traveling tiger and lion show, it’s a 24/7 job. [Read More]
Authority appoints interim leader Authority appoints interim leader
23 hours ago - - ELLEN MATIS
Members of the Blairsville Municipal Authority met for a special meeting Monday to appoint to the board an interim leader following the resignation of executive director Ronald Hood. [Read More]
Students return to school with force Students return to school with force
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Students at the Indiana Junior High School were greeted by a stormtrooper, portrayed by a “Star Wars”-loving area businessman who wished to remain anonymous, as they came back to school today. [Read More]
Marion Center '65 holds class reunion Marion Center '65 holds class reunion
1 day ago -
Marion Center Joint High School class of 1956 held its 60th class reunion July 9 at The Rustic Lodge, White Township. [Read More]
Fair display highlights butterfly loss Fair display highlights butterfly loss
2 days ago - - SEAN YODER
Generations of monarch butterflies will die on their migrations each year, and yet their progeny’s instinct will still lead them north to their summer habitats then back south again. This is the normal cycle. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
Dead heat highlights races at county fair Dead heat highlights races at county fair
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A dead heat highlighted the first day of harness racing at the Indiana County Fair. [Read More]
Renovation begins at First Commonwealth Field Renovation begins at First Commonwealth Field
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Workers placed 40-foot poles in the ground as part of the Homer City Area Athletic Booster Club’s renovation project at First Commonwealth Field in Center Township. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Dog days are here
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ZEKE WILSON: Dog days are here
1 day ago - - ZEKE WILSON
The heavy rainfall that ushered in the week did a fine job of washing the landscape and cleaning the creeks. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Topwater lures attract bass in late summer, early fall
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JEFF KNAPP: Topwater lures attract bass in late summer, early fall
1 day ago - - JEFF KNAPP
After launching the boat at the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s Franklin launch, I motored a couple hundred yards upriver to the base of a small riffle. Traffic buzzed over the nearby bridge that carries Route 322 over the Allegheny River, near the spot where French Creek joins. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Northern Cambria stays unbeaten HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Northern Cambria stays unbeaten
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KITTANNING — Northern Cambria upped its record to 4-0 by besting West Shamokin, 215-234, in a Heritage Conference boys’ golf match Monday at Deertrak Golf Club. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Indiana wins section opener HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Indiana wins section opener
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NATRONA HEIGHTS — Indiana didn’t lose a set and routed Highlands, 5-0, in its WPIAL Section 3-AA opener in girls’ tennis action Monday. [Read More]
SANDLOT BASEBALL: Bob’s Pizza, Moran Financial score wins SANDLOT BASEBALL: Bob’s Pizza, Moran Financial score wins
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Bob’s Pizza shut out Bowman’s Coins, 6-0, and Moran Financial beat George’s Pro Shop, 13-5, in Indiana Over-40 League baseball games Sunday at the White Township Recreation Complex. [Read More]
End Zone Extra Player of the Week: Collin Smith End Zone Extra Player of the Week: Collin Smith
1 day ago -
Ligonier Valley’s Collin Smith will have better games, statistically speaking, over the course of his senior season. [Read More]
Indiana girls drop golf match
3 days ago -
The Indiana varsity girls’ golf team lost to Butler, 185-209, at Meadow Lane Golf Course on Saturday. [Read More]
Charity 5K set for October
3 days ago -
ERNEST — The Faith & Fun 5K will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Blue Spruce County Park. [Read More]

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Corrections officer charged in death of K-9 left in hot car Corrections officer charged in death of K-9 left in hot car
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BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania corrections officer has been charged after a drug-detecting police dog in his care died last month after it was left in a hot vehicle for 2½ hours during a training exercise. [Read More]
Man uses sledgehammer to rescue baby from hot car Man uses sledgehammer to rescue baby from hot car
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HOWELL, N.J. (AP) — Police say a man used a sledgehammer to rescue a baby from a hot car at a New Jersey shopping center. [Read More]
Agencies place flags for DUI awareness campaign Agencies place flags for DUI awareness campaign
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Several agencies cooperating in a DUI awareness campaign for the Labor Day holiday placed 24 flags outside the Indiana County Court House on Monday, each flag representing an alcohol-related fatality in Indiana County in the past five years. [Read More]
Personal care home owners waive hearing in OD death Personal care home owners waive hearing in OD death
1 day ago -
CLYMER — The owners of a northern Indiana County personal care home have opted to face possible trial on allegations that they failed to properly care for a resident who died in 2014 of a drug overdose. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
1 day ago -
Indiana police reported Jacob Carey, an IUP student from Bridgeville, Allegheny County, was found intoxicated at 1:32 a.m. Friday when officers responded to a report of a naked man on North Ninth Street. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
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Deloris Cush, 77, of Indiana, was injured Monday when she was hit by a car on Oakland Avenue, state police reported. [Read More]
Prosecutor to mull death penalty in nuns' slaying Prosecutor to mull death penalty in nuns' slaying
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DURANT, Miss. — A Mississippi prosecutor said she hasn’t decided whether to seek the death penalty for a man charged with killing two nuns who dedicated their lives to helping people in one of the poorest counties in the nation. [Read More]
Police: Suspect wanted to be shot
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WILSON (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania man remains hospitalized two days after police said he yelled at police to shoot him and wouldn’t surrender peacefully after he allegedly set fire to a car. [Read More]
Lawsuit dismissed in 2013 shooting Lawsuit dismissed in 2013 shooting
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SCRANTON (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed three lawsuits filed against township officials in connection with a 2013 shooting at a municipal building in Pennsylvania that left three people dead and several others injured. [Read More]
 Woman accused of killing husband in hospital bed Woman accused of killing husband in hospital bed
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a retired Florida nurse suffocated her husband in his hospital bed as he was recovering from elective back surgery. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 30: Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 30:
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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, Aug. 29, 2016: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 29 Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 29
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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, Aug. 28: Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 28:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today... [Read More]
50th ANNIVERSARY: Joseph and Phyllis Bestvina 50th ANNIVERSARY: Joseph and Phyllis Bestvina
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Joseph and Phyllis (Widdowson) Bestvina, of Clymer, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. [Read More]
BOY OF THE MONTH: Jacob Kovalchick BOY OF THE MONTH: Jacob Kovalchick
4 days ago -
The Indiana Optimist Club recently selected Jacob Kovalchick as its Boy of the Month for August, the 704th Boy of the Month since the program began. [Read More]
Avonmore woman serving in U.S. Navy Avonmore woman serving in U.S. Navy
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Ensign Susan Funk, of Avonmore, conned the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason in the Gulf of Aden during a replenishment-at-sea with the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Laramie on Aug. 15. [Read More]
Area man inducted into Naval Academy
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Hayden Kuzemchak, of Rector, was inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2020 on June 30 and began six weeks of basic midshipman training as part of Plebe Summer. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 27 Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 27
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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

 
Ohio removes alcohol content cap on beer
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Craft brewers in Ohio now have the freedom to make boozier beers. [Read More]
Obama to open conservation tour in Lake Tahoe and Hawaii
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is opening a two-day environmental tour aimed at showcasing conservation efforts before traveling to Asia, where climate change is high on the agenda for his final trip to the region. [Read More]
McCain defeats Republican challengers to win Arizona primary McCain defeats Republican challengers to win Arizona primary
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PHOENIX — Sen. John McCain beat back a primary challenge Tuesday from a Republican tea party activist to win the right to seek a sixth term in November in a race that has been inundated with questions about GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump. [Read More]
Rubio, Murphy win Florida's Senate primaries Rubio, Murphy win Florida's Senate primaries
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio’s presidential aspirations and insistence that he was done with the Senate didn’t hurt him with GOP voters, now it’s time to see if the rest of Florida will be as forgiving as he seeks a second term. [Read More]
U.S. evaluating Taliban video of captive family U.S. evaluating Taliban video of captive family
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KABUL, Afghanistan — The State Department said Tuesday it is evaluating a video released by the Afghan Taliban showing a Canadian man and his American wife warning that their Afghan captors will kill them and their children unless the Kabul government ends its executions of Taliban prisoners. [Read More]
USDA to reopen offices after threats
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WASHINGTON — The Agriculture Department will reopen some offices today that were closed after an email threat. [Read More]
Senators demand answers on EpiPen revenues
4 minutes ago -
WASHINGTON — In a sign of growing concern in Congress, 20 Democratic senators are demanding answers about steep price hikes for the life-saving EpiPen injector device. [Read More]
Obama cuts short sentences of 111 federal inmates Obama cuts short sentences of 111 federal inmates
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama cut short on Tuesday the sentences of 111 federal inmates in another round of commutations for those convicted of nonviolent drug offenses. [Read More]
After lengthy stand-off, police arrest Chris Brown After lengthy stand-off, police arrest Chris Brown
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LOS ANGELES — Chris Brown can’t avoid trouble. [Read More]
At least 11 dead as typhoon floods northern Japan At least 11 dead as typhoon floods northern Japan
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TOKYO — At least 11 people were found dead in Japan on Wednesday, most of them elderly residents at a nursing home, as heavy overnight rain from Typhoon Lionrock left towns flooded across the country's north. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Career politicians have to go Letter to the Editor: Career politicians have to go
23 hours ago -
It seems many voters continue to elect the same Republicans and Democrats into office and then wonder why nothing gets done. On the local level, young people are leaving the state in search of work because most of Pennsylvania does not offer good-paying jobs. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Agreement voiced on bathroom issue Letter to the Editor: Agreement voiced on bathroom issue
1 day ago -
I agree with Carrie Orr, of Indiana, (“We are losing our moral footing,” Aug. 16) when it comes to bathrooms since I have a little great-granddaughter. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Sheriff, staff lauded for honoring mother Letter to the editor: Sheriff, staff lauded for honoring mother
2 days ago -
We’d like to take this opportunity to express our sincere gratitude to the Indiana County Sheriff’s Department. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Recommit to God, America: Vote Trump Letter to the editor: Recommit to God, America: Vote Trump
2 days ago -
We are a nation in need of repentance to turn from our pride and back to God. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Character before politics Letter to the Editor: Character before politics
3 days ago -
Something that often gets thrown to the wayside in elections is humanity. As elections approach, constituents begin to see candidates more for their platforms and policies and not who they are as people. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: 'Wings' was once-in-a-lifetime opportunity Letter to the Editor: 'Wings' was once-in-a-lifetime opportunity
6 days ago -
Kudos and congratulations to the Indiana County Jimmy Stewart Airport Authority Board of Directors for bringing the Collings Foundation’s “Wings of Freedom Tour” to Indiana County last week. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Halvorson up-front about election role Letter to the Editor: Halvorson up-front about election role
1 week ago -
After reading the comments of Adam Sedlock recently published in The Indiana Gazette (“Sedlock plans another run as write-in,” Aug. 6), I decided it would be helpful to provide some information about Art Halvorson, a candidate for U.S. representative in the 9th Congressional District. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Words today fail to measure up to past Letter to the Editor: Words today fail to measure up to past
1 week ago -
Words matter. Words have always mattered in our history, from the Declaration of Independence (“We hold these truths to be self evident”) to the inaugural call to action from President John F. Kennedy (“Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country”). [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Raises for state workers seem out of line Letter to the Editor: Raises for state workers seem out of line
2 weeks ago -
I was shocked that the Friday, Aug. 5, Indiana Gazette ran an article outlining at least three years’ worth of pay raises for state workers, all 40,000 of them. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Many helped make Starlit Night a success Letter to the Editor: Many helped make Starlit Night a success
2 weeks ago -
I would like to thank the Summit Church, Donna Baughman, Stef McCoy and all the volunteers who helped sponsor and host Starlit Night, a prom for special needs people, on July 29. [Read More]
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