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Bettinazzi remembered as 'warrior' for health care

Bettinazzi remembered as 'warrior' for health care

- CHAUNCEY ROSS

Leaders at Indiana County’s oldest and biggest home health care service this morning spoke of the blend of passion and tenacity that were the hallmarks of Linda Bettinazzi’s work with the agency.

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Purchase Line student wins Deputy Phil poster contest Purchase Line student wins Deputy Phil poster contest
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The winner of this year’s Deputy Phil Child Safety Program, coordinated by the Indiana County Sheriff’s Department, is Peyton Lavender, a student at Purchase Line Elementary School. [Read More]
United Elementary School students in the know about Pennsylvania United Elementary School students in the know about Pennsylvania
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Students in the third grade at United Elementary School recently participated in the annual Pennsylvania Bee. [Read More]
STEPHANIE SMITH COONEY: Too much of a good thing STEPHANIE SMITH COONEY: Too much of a good thing
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Summer days hopefully mean lots of sunshine. But as the old saying goes, “too much of a good thing” — can mean sunburn. Or even skin cancer. [Read More]
Categories help diners make better choices Categories help diners make better choices
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Diners at the Indiana Grill at IRMC will be able to choose items based on the following categories: [Read More]
Volunteer opportunities listed Volunteer opportunities listed
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Did you know volunteer work is real work? Volunteer service can enhance a résumé. [Read More]
Watershed group to meet Watershed group to meet
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The Blacklick Creek Watershed Association will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. July 16. [Read More]
Upcoming community events planned Upcoming community events planned
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A roundup of dinners, reunions, entertainment and community events of all kinds scheduled in the coming days in the Indiana County area. [Read More]
Child checks set Child checks set
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Lifesteps will hold free screenings for children from birth through 5 years of age from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 16. [Read More]
Fasting marks Muslim holiday Fasting marks Muslim holiday
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As the mid-June evening sky begins to show bands of pink and purple, cars start to fill the parking lot of the Islamic Center of Indiana, where area Muslims will break their daily Ramadan fast. [Read More]
Hoodlebug festival returns with food, fun Hoodlebug festival returns with food, fun
1 day ago - - ELLEN MATIS
Food and fun for everyone — that’s what can be said about the annual Hoodlebug Summerfest, a community festival held in Homer City, according to event organizers. [Read More]

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ZEKE WILSON: Deer hunting is simple fun ZEKE WILSON: Deer hunting is simple fun
6 hours ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Those who wish to apply for an antlerless deer tag should purchase a hunting license in the next few days. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Backup plan pays off JEFF KNAPP: Backup plan pays off
6 hours ago - - JEFF KNAPP
It’s become somewhat of a tradition, though one in seemingly constant flex. My friend Wes Wasik fishes with me for three days during the week around July 4 while he is up from Houston, Texas, visiting family in Allegheny County. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Legion titles up for grabs AROUND THE AREA: Legion titles up for grabs
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FORD CITY — With both teams needing a win to stay alive in the regular-season title race, host Armstrong banged out 13 hits and erased an early five-run deficit to rout I-Medical, 13-5, in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball game Monday. [Read More]
SANDLOT BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Young Township sweeps pair SANDLOT BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Young Township sweeps pair
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Young Township plated two runs in the fifth inning and then cut a late Marion Center rally short to score a 4-3 win in the opening game of an Indiana County Senior Legion baseball doubleheader at Marion Center Community Park. [Read More]
JUSTIN GERWICK: Clubs to contest President's Cup JUSTIN GERWICK: Clubs to contest President's Cup
3 days ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
Meadow Lane is teaming up with Deertrak Golf Club in Rural Valley to hold this year’s edition of the President’s Cup. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Lions deny S.W. Jack YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Lions deny S.W. Jack
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Needing a win to shore up a playoff spot, S.W. Jack limited Indiana Lions to just two hits but committed four costly errors in a 4-0 loss in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball game Friday at Charlie Hogan Field. [Read More]
IUP FOOTBALL: Season tickets on sale IUP FOOTBALL: Season tickets on sale
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Season tickets for the 2015 IUP football season are on sale at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Conference box office. Single-game tickets will be available soon. [Read More]
Women's league has received rave reviews Women's league has received rave reviews
4 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
Ontario native Julie Sadler realized that football reigns supreme in the eyes of western Pennsylvania sports fans while watching one of her first Pittsburgh Steelers’ games. [Read More]
Shoff to play for U.S. cricket team Shoff to play for U.S. cricket team
4 days ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
A British athlete with local ties will have a unique experience as he represents the U.S. in the International Cricket Council Americas Under-19 Division 1 Championship in Bermuda this weekend. [Read More]
JUSTIN GERWICK: Cricket like baseball without bases JUSTIN GERWICK: Cricket like baseball without bases
4 days ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
Cricket is a unique sport and not one that most Americans claim to understand. The best way to describe the English game is baseball without the bases. [Read More]

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Police respond to two-vehicle accident Police respond to two-vehicle accident
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State Police responded to a two-vehicle accident at Route 119 and Campbells Mill Road in Black Lick Monday at about 2:02 p.m. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus police said they are investigating the theft of a bike from the rack outside of Stouffer Hall between May and Friday. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
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Ronald C. Stewart III, 27, of Indiana, was not hurt when his vehicle swerved across Fulton Run Road and eventually struck multiple trees on June 24, according to state police. [Read More]
Vandal carves initials into pig
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FAIRCHANCE (AP) — State police said someone broke into a pig pen and carved the letters “D.C.” into the side of one swine. [Read More]
Man loses fingers in fireworks blast
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NEW CASTLE (AP) — Authorities said a man lost some fingers and suffered chemical burns to his chest when fireworks exploded in his hand outside a church. [Read More]
Tsarnaev files motion for new trial Tsarnaev files motion for new trial
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BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev filed a motion for a new trial Monday, less than two weeks after he was formally sentenced to death for the 2013 attack. [Read More]
Weekend highlights Chicago's gang warfare Weekend highlights Chicago's gang warfare
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CHICAGO — A 7-year-old boy who was one of seven people shot to death in Chicago over the holiday weekend was the son of a gang leader with a lengthy arrest record. [Read More]
Police: Crew stole $3,000 in coins
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WEST YORK (AP) — Police say two men have been charged as part of a crew that allegedly stole more than $3,000 in coins from vending machines in south-central Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Ex-prof sentenced in child porn case
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NORRISTOWN (AP) — A former suburban Philadelphia university music professor accused of sending explicit pictures to a teenage girl in Spain has been sentenced to three months to 23 months confinement. [Read More]
Man convicted in 1968 killing
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STROUDSBURG (AP) — A man has been convicted of murder in the death of another man almost five decades ago. [Read More]

All Family News

 
ENGAGEMENT: Jurie Buchleitner and Edward Turner ENGAGEMENT: Jurie Buchleitner and Edward Turner
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Jurie Buchleitner and Edward Turner, both of Home, have announced their engagement. [Read More]
50TH ANNIVERSARY: William and Marge Hollenbaugh 50TH ANNIVERSARY: William and Marge Hollenbaugh
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William and Marge Hollenbaugh, of Dayton, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 7 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 7
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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 6, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 6 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 6
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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]
STUDENTS IN THE NEWS STUDENTS IN THE NEWS
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Here's a periodic roundup of academic achievements of Indiana County area students in post-secondary education. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: July 5 Gazette readers' birthdays: July 5
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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, June 3, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: July 4 Gazette readers' birthdays: July 4
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]

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Cosby told court he gave drug to woman Cosby told court he gave drug to woman
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PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby’s admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women he was pursuing for sex could bolster defamation claims lodged by his accusers, the women’s lawyers said after The Associated Press reported on newly released court documents. [Read More]
South Carolina Senate votes to take down Confederate flag South Carolina Senate votes to take down Confederate flag
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The push to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse is about to clear its first hurdle. [Read More]
Pope Francis wrapping up Ecuador visit; focuses on family in Mass Pope Francis wrapping up Ecuador visit; focuses on family in Mass
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QUITO, Ecuador — Pope Francis has a whirlwind final full day in Ecuador today, with an open-air Mass in the capital sandwiched between meetings with bishops, indigenous groups and students and capped by a visit to a famed Jesuit church. [Read More]
Iran nuke deal remains elusive after deadline, but talks continue Iran nuke deal remains elusive after deadline, but talks continue
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VIENNA — Iran nuclear talks busted through their second deadline in a week today, raising new questions about the ability of world powers to cut off all Iranian pathways to a bomb through diplomacy. The talks, already in their 12th day, were prolonged until possibly Friday. [Read More]
Greece hopes to restart talks with skeptical creditors Greece hopes to restart talks with skeptical creditors
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BRUSSELS — With his country struggling to stave off financial collapse, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will try to convince European creditors to agree on a new bailout program when they meet today for an emergency eurozone summit. [Read More]
Oreo gets skinny, 'sophisticated' Oreo gets skinny, 'sophisticated'
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NEW YORK — Oreos are getting a skinny new look, and its maker says the new cookie is a “sophisticated” snack for grown-ups that isn't meant to be twisted or dunked. [Read More]
Vandal carves initials into pig
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FAIRCHANCE (AP) — State police said someone broke into a pig pen and carved the letters “D.C.” into the side of one swine. [Read More]
Man loses fingers in fireworks blast
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NEW CASTLE (AP) — Authorities said a man lost some fingers and suffered chemical burns to his chest when fireworks exploded in his hand outside a church. [Read More]
Tsarnaev files motion for new trial Tsarnaev files motion for new trial
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BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev filed a motion for a new trial Monday, less than two weeks after he was formally sentenced to death for the 2013 attack. [Read More]
Obama: Islamic State is losing ground Obama: Islamic State is losing ground
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama portrayed the U.S.-led coalition Monday as gaining ground against the Islamic State amid an expanded U.S. effort and ample signs of progress, but conceded more difficulties ahead in fighting what he described as a nimble and opportunistic enemy. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Aiding 'Hot Dog John' Letter to the Editor: Aiding 'Hot Dog John'
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I was saddened to read the Gazette article concerning John Minda. Thankfully, he was not injured, but his cart and equipment were destroyed. This is so unfortunate, and I’m hoping many people will respond to his need, which is to purchase new equipment. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: What if state liquor stores are privatized? Letter to the Editor: What if state liquor stores are privatized?
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Here are some predictions if the Legislature succeeds in privatizing the state liquor stores. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Halliburton, racehorses and politicials Letter to the Editor: Halliburton, racehorses and politicials
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Halliburton has closed up shop. Sen. Don White says, “I’m very upset with the people from Halliburton.” White and Rep. Dave Reed issued a joint statement stating, “Today is a dark day for Indiana County.” [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Guns don't kill people, people do Letter to the editor: Guns don't kill people, people do
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Yeah, people get killed by guns, but it isn’t the gun’s fault for killing the people. It is the people. They are the ones who have them and decide to go out and kill someone. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Christians should stand therefore for right Letter to the Editor: Christians should stand therefore for right
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The other day someone asked me, “What should we do as we see the government making so many unbiblical decisions?” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Pope gives wake-up call for all mankind Letter to the Editor: Pope gives wake-up call for all mankind
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Praise be! Pope Francis has issued an encyclical that should act as a wake-up call, not just to Catholics but to all mankind. The message is clear and simple: Mankind is guilty of failing to take proper care of our home planet. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Comfortably numb (the new reality) Letter to the editor: Comfortably numb (the new reality)
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Another shooting tragedy! And before one autopsy or funeral was completed, the outrage and blaming began. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Restoring our lost sense of community Letter to the editor: Restoring our lost sense of community
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The shock and the aftermath of the shootings in Charleston, S.C., continue to be a topic of conversation for many. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Taking down flag would be a sign of respect Letter to the editor: Taking down flag would be a sign of respect
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I am concerned about a quote from Republican Jonathon Hill about the timing of dealing with the issue of the Confederate flag being disrespectful to the victims’ families. [Read More]
AS I SEE IT: Founding Fathers wanted it this way AS I SEE IT: Founding Fathers wanted it this way
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After the colonists broke away from a tyrannical British monarch, the Founding Fathers of our country stitched together a Constitution whose basic fabric was based upon a system of checks and balances, so no single branch of government could rule imperiously. [Read More]
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