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Diseased trees to be cut down in Indiana

- RANDY WELLS

The emerald ash borer is officially in Indiana.

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PETS OF THE WEEK: Area shelters offer animals for adoption
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PETS OF THE WEEK: Area shelters offer animals for adoption
7 hours ago -
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]
Quota welcomes new members Quota welcomes new members
7 hours ago - - TERI ENCISO
Quota International of Indiana welcomed eight new members during a meeting held Wednesday. [Read More]
BOB LANKARD: Research is key to interview BOB LANKARD: Research is key to interview
7 hours ago - - BOB LANKARD
A job seeker gets off on the wrong foot in an interview by stating they came to the interview to “learn about the company.” A goal for the interviewee is to know as much about the company as if you worked there already. [Read More]
CARL KOLOGIE: Taking comfort in finally winning CARL KOLOGIE: Taking comfort in finally winning
7 hours ago - - CARL KOLOGIE
LAKE WALES, Fla. — I never win anything. [Read More]
Gardens decorated grounds of normal school Gardens decorated grounds of normal school
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This postcard of Indiana Normal School was mailed June 2, 1908, at Lovejoy. [Read More]
VETERANS' CORNER: How to apply for enhanced benefits
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Your service has earned your access to enhanced VA health care benefits. In order to take advantage of these benefits, OEF/OIF/OND veterans need to enroll in VA’s health care system. Don’t delay, apply today. [Read More]
Frick agency receives Founders Award
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The Thomas M. Frick Insurance Agency LLC has received the Founders’ Award as recognition for profitability on its 2014 book of business with Erie Insurance. [Read More]
Financial adviser named to Freedom Club Financial adviser named to Freedom Club
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Mark Luchesa, an independent LPL financial adviser at Marcello Wealth Management Inc. in Dayton, has announced that he was recognized as a top financial adviser and named to LPL’s Freedom Club. [Read More]
Covered bridge tour set
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A covered bridge bus tour to Indiana County’s four covered bridges will be held May 16 beginning at 1 p.m. [Read More]
ICCAP food distribution set
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The Indiana County Community Action Program will distribute food next week at the following locations: [Read More]

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IUP TENNIS: Crimson Hawks one win from NCAAs IUP TENNIS: Crimson Hawks one win from NCAAs
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Luise Von Agris had the clinching win, and the IUP women’s tennis team blanked Shaw (N.C.), 5-0, in the opening round of the 2015 NCAA Division II Atlantic Region Championships on Saturday. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Rams hand Wildcats first loss
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The Ligonier Valley Rams have muddied up the Heritage Conference baseball picture. [Read More]
TRACK AND FIELD: Clayton, area athletes have record day TRACK AND FIELD: Clayton, area athletes have record day
22 hours ago - - MIRZA ZUKIC
ALTOONA — Humble and unassuming, Kia Clayton is a girl of few words. She lets her performances speak for themselves, and she’s fast becoming the talk of District 6. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Wildcats stay in control of race HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Wildcats stay in control of race
22 hours ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
CENTER TOWNSHIP — Only a bloop single in his last inning pitching prevented Homer-Center’s Alex Arone from chasing his second consecutive no-hitter. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks eliminated by Vulcans IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks eliminated by Vulcans
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The IUP softball team saw its season come to a close after losing to California, 6-0, in an elimination game of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Championships at Veterans Park in Quakertown. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Indians shut out Trojans HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Indians shut out Trojans
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Indiana ace Lauren Bertig pitched her second consecutive gem, and the Indians won for the fourth time in the last five games with a 5-0 victory over Derry in a WPIAL non-section softball game Friday at the Indiana Little League Complex. [Read More]
Gomish scores hole-in-one
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Camilla Gomish scored a hole-in-one at the Indian Springs Golf and Country Club on Wednesday. [Read More]
Indiana girls win lacrosse game Indiana girls win lacrosse game
23 hours ago -
Logan Everett, Michaela Hays and Chrissy Conklin scored three goals apiece to lead Indiana to an 11-10 win over Greensburg Salem in a WPIAL Division 2 Section 1 girls’ lacrosse game Thursday at Andy Kuzneski Field. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Softball team stays alive
2 days ago -
With her team facing elimination, IUP’s Alexa Campbell tossed a complete-game shutout to lead the Crimson Hawks to a 4-0 win over Kutztown on the first day of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference softball tournament Thursday at Veterans Park in Quakertown. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Custer leads Rams in sweep
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Host Ligonier Valley amassed a combined 22 hits and 25 runs and Brian Custer picked up both wins in a sweep of Saltsburg, 10-0 and 15-2, in a Heritage Conference baseball doubleheader on Thursday. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG
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Indiana Borough police cited Raymond Cunningham, of North Potomac, Md., with violation of the borough noise ordinance at 8:41 p.m. Friday, after officers “detected a disturbance at his residence” in the 1100 block of School Street, according to a news release. [Read More]
DUI enforcement events set
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The Indiana County DUI Task Force, coordinated by Indiana County District Attorney Patrick Dougherty, will conduct driving under the influence of alcohol enforcement events in May. [Read More]
Baltimore demonstrations take on very different tone Baltimore demonstrations take on very different tone
7 hours ago -
At a grassy plaza across from Baltimore’s City Hall filled with thousands of people on Saturday, speakers praised the city’s young top prosecutor for moving forward with charges against the police officers they see as responsible for the death of a 25-year-old unarmed black man in their custody. [Read More]
Protesters turn violent in Oakland
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OAKLAND, Calif. — Oakland’s mayor and police chief acknowledged Saturday falling short in controlling what police said was a night of some of the heaviest damage yet in peaceful marches that have turned violent. [Read More]
Trial ordered for man in girlfriend's death
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JOHNSTOWN (AP) — A man has been ordered to stand trial in the stabbing death of his girlfriend in western Pennsylvania earlier this year. [Read More]
Police: Man kills carjacker
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OREM, Utah (AP) — A shopper with a concealed weapons permit shot and killed a man who was trying to carjack a woman Saturday outside a Utah grocery store, officers said. [Read More]
Man accused of stealing plane
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NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — A man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing an airplane from the North Las Vegas Airport and taking it for an unauthorized flight over the Las Vegas area. [Read More]
Plainclothes NYPD officer shot
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NEW YORK (AP) — A plainclothes New York City police officer riding in an unmarked car was shot and critically wounded Saturday by a man he and other officers were pursuing after suspecting him of carrying a gun, a police spokeswoman said. [Read More]
Turnpike crash kills driver, injures four
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BENSALEM — Authorities say an early morning accident in a construction zone on the Pennsylvania Turnpike killed a driver and injured four construction workers. [Read More]
Jenner sued over highway crash
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LOS ANGELES — The stepchildren of a woman killed in an automobile crash involving Bruce Jenner sued the Olympic gold medalist Friday for wrongful death, claiming they have suffered enormous damages. [Read More]

All Family News

 
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 3
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Kaelyn McKlveen STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Kaelyn McKlveen
22 hours ago -
Kaelyn McKlveen, a senior at Ligonier Valley High School, has been named the BPW Student of the Month for May. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Karissa Shomo STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Karissa Shomo
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Junior Karissa Shomo has been named the Academic Student of the Month for May at Ligonier Valley High School. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Noah Leonatti STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Noah Leonatti
22 hours ago -
Noah Leonatti, a junior at Ligonier Valley High School, has been named Arts Student of the Month for May. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Emily Bucklen STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Emily Bucklen
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Emily Bucklen, a senior at Ligonier Valley High School, has been named the Rotary Club Student of the Month for May. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Hannah Patrick STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Hannah Patrick
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Junior Hannah Patrick has been named the Citizenship Student of the Month for May at Ligonier Valley High School. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Olivia Clark STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Olivia Clark
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Senior Olivia Clark has been named the Vocational Student of the Month for May at Ligonier Valley High School. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Rachel Allison STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Rachel Allison
22 hours ago -
Ligonier Valley High School senior Rachel Allison has been named Student of the Month for May by the Lions Club. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Corrine Moore STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Corrine Moore
22 hours ago -
The Indiana Kiwanis Club announced that Corrine Moore, of Blairsville Senior High School, is the Student of the Month for May. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 2 Gazette readers' birthdays, May 2
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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

 
Baltimore demonstrations take on very different tone Baltimore demonstrations take on very different tone
7 hours ago -
At a grassy plaza across from Baltimore’s City Hall filled with thousands of people on Saturday, speakers praised the city’s young top prosecutor for moving forward with charges against the police officers they see as responsible for the death of a 25-year-old unarmed black man in their custody. [Read More]
Protesters turn violent in Oakland
7 hours ago -
OAKLAND, Calif. — Oakland’s mayor and police chief acknowledged Saturday falling short in controlling what police said was a night of some of the heaviest damage yet in peaceful marches that have turned violent. [Read More]
Aid scarce in Nepal villages ravaged by quake
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PAUWATHOK, Nepal — At the entrance of this destroyed mountain village, a wooden sign stands, cobbled together from debris of homes flattened by Nepal’s devastating earthquake. Its message: “WE NEED HELP. PLEASE HELP.” [Read More]
For many, rental costs surging For many, rental costs surging
7 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — More than one in four U.S. renters have to use at least half their family income to pay for housing and utilities. [Read More]
VIEWING HARRISBURG: Drive to depoliticize funds adds intrigue
7 hours ago -
HARRISBURG — It’s the first thing each Pennsylvania state lawmaker checks in a governor’s brand-new budget proposal: How much more money the public schools in their districts would get. Then it’s closely watched until the governor signs a budget bill. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders starts presidential bid CAMPAIGN 2016: Sanders starts presidential bid
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One day after raising $1.5 million in donations, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was out to convince supporters in the early voting state of New Hampshire on Saturday he could raise the $40 million to $50 million to run a competitive primary campaign against Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: GOP hopefuls campaign against Obama, for now
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Republican presidential hopefuls eventually will have to start running against each other. But, for now, many are content to run against President Barack Obama, Iran and Middle East extremists. [Read More]
Trial ordered for man in girlfriend's death
7 hours ago -
JOHNSTOWN (AP) — A man has been ordered to stand trial in the stabbing death of his girlfriend in western Pennsylvania earlier this year. [Read More]
Festival features canned meat
7 hours ago -
HONOLULU (AP) — An annual food festival in Honolulu features an unlikely star — Spam canned meat. [Read More]
Lawmakers look into police leaving guns in bathrooms
7 hours ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers demanded answers Friday after a report that Capitol Police officers have left their guns in the bathrooms of the Capitol complex three times this year. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Show your support for proposed bike trail
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Indiana is truly a great place to live. I enjoy the outdoors so I appreciate our local parks to hike and enjoy walking and biking on the Hoodlebug Trail. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: 'In God we trust' has lost meaning in America
7 hours ago -
In America we know little about persecution and are free to carry our Bible and attend the church of our choice. However, in many places we are not free to talk about God, and are thought of as troublemakers if they speak against evil and don’t conform with the sinful ways of the world. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Don't delay in getting healthcare
7 hours ago -
Mental Health America’s theme for Mental Health Awareness Month in May is Mental Health B4 Stage 4. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Law enforcement in time of need
3 days ago -
I had an incident on Homer City’s Main Street on a recent Monday morning. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Broaden NYC child's horizon and your own
3 days ago -
The last two years, my family and I have had the wonderful opportunity of hosting a child from New York City though the Fresh Air Fund. This program is an excellent way to broaden a child’s horizons as well as your own. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Proposed trade pacts divides Democrats
3 days ago -
Democrats are divided on the “fast track” trade agreement between the U.S. and a number of Pacific Rim countries projected to be huge customers in the future. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: What does 'fair' mean in terms of taxes?
5 days ago -
Mr. Donald Skillin in his April 14 letter claimed that budget deficits are the result of insufficient revenues, not excessive spending, and that this lack of revenues is a result of tax cuts “in the early 2000s.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Cal Thomas blaming the wrong people
5 days ago -
It was a relief to read Page 6 on Friday as we had just returned to Indiana after three fraught days in Allegheny General Hospital when the wonderful crew there had worked incredibly hard to resolve my wife’s heart issues. [Read More]
How to submit a letter to the editor How to submit a letter to the editor
5 days ago -
The Indiana Gazette welcomes letters to the editor and will endeavor to print readers’ letters in a timely manner. [Read More]
Political letters deadline set
1 week ago - .
Tuesday, May 5 , at 5 p.m. is the deadline to submit letters related to the May 19 primary election. [Read More]
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