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Tragedies mar IUP semester's start

Tragedies mar IUP semester's start

- CHAUNCEY ROSS

Officials say an Indiana University of Pennsylvania student from Cambria County was discovered dead early Tuesday on Papermill Avenue near the campus parking garage, just off Oakland Avenue.

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Saudi students welcomed to IUP Saudi students welcomed to IUP
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The Saudi Students Association (SSA) organized held a welcoming event recently for new Saudi students coming to Indiana University of Pennsylvania. [Read More]
HOMER CITY: New garbage collection contract approved HOMER CITY: New garbage collection contract approved
20 hours ago - - ELLEN MATIS
HOMER CITY — Homer City Borough officials on Tuesday signed a contract that will allow unlimited garbage pickup for borough residents. [Read More]
Area agencies open doors to teen volunteers Area agencies open doors to teen volunteers
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Teens, did you know volunteer service can transfer to work experience and looks great on your college application? Volunteering is fun because you get to decide to work in a field that interests you. [Read More]
Intersection closed for road work Intersection closed for road work
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Traffic is delayed at Ben Franklin Road and Shelley Drive in White Township as workers dig up the side of the road to install new pipes. [Read More]
Seen Monday at the Indiana County Fair...
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Seen Monday at the Indiana County Fair...
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Ryeley States, 2, struggled to keep her goat Caleb under control in the barns at the Indiana County Fair grounds Monday. (Kayla Grube/Gazette photos) [Read More]
Center honors '90 and Better' seniors Center honors '90 and Better' seniors
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The Mahoning Hills Social Center, outside Punxsutawney, recently held a party to celebrate those who were “90 and Better in 2015.” [Read More]
Moose Riders hold fundraiser Moose Riders hold fundraiser
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The Moose Riders from the Indiana Moose Lodge held a fundraising ride Saturday to benefit Mooseheart, a school for children in need. [Read More]
KYLE McCORMICK: Know your health app KYLE McCORMICK: Know your health app
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There are applications to help with nearly every aspect of health care— from finding health information to tracking health events and storing and sharing that data. [Read More]
Baking contest set Baking contest set
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COOKPORT — The PA Preferred Chocolate Baking Contest will be held Sept. 15 at 8 a.m. at the Cookport Fairgrounds. The contest is co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Pennsylvania Preferred Program and the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs. [Read More]
Volunteer opportunities listed Volunteer opportunities listed
2 days ago -
Did you know volunteer work is real work? Volunteer service can enhance a résumé. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
END ZONE EXTRA: New coach making his mark with Stingers
8 hours ago -
MARION CENTER — New coach Paul DeHaven didn’t waste any time putting his stamp on the program at Marion Center. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Homer-Center improves to 3-1
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BURRELL TOWNSHIP — Homer-Center improved to 3-1 by topping Blairsville, 213-227, in a Heritage Conference golf match Tuesday at Chestnut Ridge Golf Course. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Indiana girls top Gateway
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Indiana scored its first section victory by topping Gateway, 196-214, in a WPIAL Section 3-AAA girls’ golf match Tuesday at Meadow Lane Golf Course. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Time to start hunting ZEKE WILSON: Time to start hunting
2 days ago - - ZEKE WILSON
The possibility of putting wild game on the table will soon be a reality. Dove and goose are both good eating and have liberal limits. Fifteen doves and eight geese could be on ice by the end of opening day. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Kayak trip is perfect on Clarion River JEFF KNAPP: Kayak trip is perfect on Clarion River
2 days ago - - JEFF KNAPP
The tea-colored water of the Clarion River swirled around my legs, cool in the morning air, yet relaying a promise of refreshment when the day would later turn hot and sunny. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS: Derry blanks Springdale
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Indiana surrendered only seven points and beat Highlands, 5-0, in a WPIAL Section 3-AA girls’ tennis match Monday. [Read More]
Indiana golfers improve to 4-0 Indiana golfers improve to 4-0
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YUKON — Indiana improved to 4-0 by routing Yough, 179-250, in a WPIAL Section 1-AAA boys’ golf match Monday at the Madison Club. [Read More]
Apollo club seeking alumni
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SPRING CHURCH — The Apollo-Ridge Touchdown Club is seeking Apollo-Ridge football alumni, including Apollo Tigers, who are interested in participating in an upcoming event honoring football alumni on Oct. 1 and 2. [Read More]
Apollo-Ridge sets pep rally
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SPRING CHURCH — A community pep rally will be held for the Apollo-Ridge fall sports season at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at Owen’s Field. [Read More]
PA Blue Thunder sixth-grade girls' team won division PA Blue Thunder sixth-grade girls' team won division
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The PA Blue Thunder sixth-grade girls’ basketball team won its division in the July Summer Slam Tournament held in Ocean City, Md., on July 25 and 26. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Borough police said a DuBois man was given false contact information after an accident Friday at South Gilpin and West Mahoning Street. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
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Both drivers in a two-vehicle accident were injured Tuesday at Tunnelton and Coaltown roads, according to state police. [Read More]
Man digs up live cannonball
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CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. (AP) — The Atlantic City bomb squad was dispatched to a southern New Jersey home over the weekend after a man dug up a live cannonball in his backyard. [Read More]
Police shoot man at wrong house Police shoot man at wrong house
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ATLANTA (AP) — Investigators say police officers who arrived at the wrong metro Atlanta home for a report of suspicious activity shot the man who lives there, killed his dog and “likely” shot one of their own. [Read More]
Records show university's response to Holmes Records show university's response to Holmes
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DENVER (AP) — More than a month before James Holmes’ rampage on a Colorado movie theater, the head of his neuroscience graduate program called a campus police officer with alarming information. [Read More]
IUP student death investigated IUP student death investigated
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Officials say an Indiana University of Pennsylvania student from Cambria County was discovered dead early today on Papermill Avenue near the campus parking garage, just off Oakland Avenue. [Read More]
Police in Illinois hunt for three suspects after officer killed Police in Illinois hunt for three suspects after officer killed
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FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Police with helicopters, dogs and armed with rifles were conducting a massive manhunt in northern Illinois on Tuesday after an officer was fatally shot while pursuing a group of men. [Read More]
Latest: Police say slain officer was three-decade veteran Latest: Police say slain officer was three-decade veteran
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Authorities have identified the suburban Chicago police officer who was shot to death after chasing three men on foot. [Read More]
Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man sentenced to life without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed Tuesday from a Missouri prison after being behind bars for two decades — a period in which the nation's attitudes toward pot steadily softened. [Read More]
Officer fatally shot, prompting manhunt in northern Illinois Officer fatally shot, prompting manhunt in northern Illinois
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FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Police in northern Illinois say a manhunt is underway after an officer was shot and killed. [Read More]

All Family News

 
IUP announces May 2015 graduates IUP announces May 2015 graduates
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The following area students have completed requirements for graduation from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as of May 2015. [Read More]
Gazette readers birthdays: Sept. 2 Gazette readers birthdays: Sept. 2
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, Sept. 1, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 1 Gazette readers' birthdays, Sept. 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
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Recent activity at regional hospitals: [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Kayla Fairman and Bradley Malenich ENGAGEMENT: Kayla Fairman and Bradley Malenich
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Kayla Fairman, daughter of Bert Fairman and Vicki Fairman, both of Homer City, and Bradley Malenich, son of John and Terri Malenich, of Vintondale, have announced their engagement. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 31 Gazette readers' birthdays, Aug. 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
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Indiana Regional Medical Center weekend activity: [Read More]
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]
WEDDING: Megan Pavlick and Hyun Hong WEDDING: Megan Pavlick and Hyun Hong
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Megan Pavlick, of Homer City, daughter of Bernie and Robin Pavlick, and Hyun Hong, of Seoul, South Korea, son of Duok Hong and Sundan Jo, were united in marriage on May 24, 2015. [Read More]

All World News

 
Glacier serves as object lesson Glacier serves as object lesson
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SEWARD, Alaska — President Barack Obama stared down a melting glacier in Alaska on Tuesday in a dramatic use of his presidential pulpit to sound the alarm on climate change. [Read More]
Official: Audits will reflect impasse
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HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania audits of its school districts will highlight unscheduled expenses resulting from the state government’s budget impasse now in its third month, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Tuesday. [Read More]
Wolf tries new tactic on budget talks
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HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf is shifting strategy as a state government budget stalemate stretches into a third month, abandoning heavily attended meetings with lawmakers and aides in the Capitol in favor of smaller, more private meetings without staff. [Read More]
18 Turks kidnapped in Iraq, officials say
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BAGHDAD — Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 18 Turkish employees of an Ankara-based construction company in Baghdad early today, bundling them into several SUVs and speeding away, Iraqi and Turkish officials said. [Read More]
Planned Parenthood funds safe for now Planned Parenthood funds safe for now
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WASHINGTON — The Senate’s top Republican is conceding that his party will have to await the next president before it can cut off federal funds that go to Planned Parenthood, prompting heated rebuffs from conservatives. [Read More]
Millions of wills made available online Millions of wills made available online
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BOSTON — Ancestry.com has digitized the wills and probate records of about 100 million Americans dating from the Colonial era to the beginning of the 21st century. [Read More]
Manhunt continues for three suspects in death of police officer Manhunt continues for three suspects in death of police officer
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FOX LAKE, Ill. — As a small northern Illinois community mourned a popular veteran police officer who was fatally shot while on duty, authorities scoured the area overnight in search of three men wanted in his slaying. [Read More]
Thai police find match of fingerprints
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BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police said today that the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at Thailand’s border with Cambodia match those found on a bottle containing bomb-making material, as the investigation into last month’s deadly bombing in Bangkok gathered steam. [Read More]
Nazi flag flown outside old school
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NEW PARIS (AP) — State police are trying to figure out who stole an American flag flying outside a former Pennsylvania elementary school and replaced it with a Nazi swastika banner. [Read More]
Wrestler Snuka charged in decades-old death Wrestler Snuka charged in decades-old death
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ALLENTOWN (AP) — Former professional wrestling star Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka was charged Tuesday with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of his mistress more than three decades ago. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: Reasons for 'dismay' over reassessment Letter to the editor: Reasons for 'dismay' over reassessment
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Recently Commissioner Rod Ruddock expressed his “dismay” regarding his colleague’s independent release of a statement regarding reassessment. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: What about the rest of Indiana Borough? Letter to the editor: What about the rest of Indiana Borough?
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I am not so much worried about the construction, dust and disruption that’s going on along Philadelphia Street in Indiana. What I am most worried about — no, actually disgusted about — is the ongoing spending of borough money for “the destination experience.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Let's look for ways to relieve tax burden Letter to the Editor: Let's look for ways to relieve tax burden
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I think it’s time for the county commissioners, school board and the state to start working together to find a way to eliminate property taxes altogether. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Commissioners need to repair past neglect Letter to the Editor: Commissioners need to repair past neglect
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I agree with the person who wrote, “It’s definitely time for a reality check for our county commissioners.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Accident response a testament to county Letter to the Editor: Accident response a testament to county
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Indiana County once again showed me why I am so grateful to reside here. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: The vanishing American dream Letter to the editor: The vanishing American dream
4 days ago -
Obviously, a county property reassessment was necessary. Death and taxes are inevitable. But the formula used in Indiana County is flawed. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: State required tax hike for pension system Letter to the editor: State required tax hike for pension system
4 days ago -
As Paul Harvey used to say: Now, the rest of the story. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Another state agency asks for more money Letter to the editor: Another state agency asks for more money
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Well now, the game commission needs to raise rates because they need over $80 million a year to operate. Here we go with another government entity taking more. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Look at the facts before buying a gun Letter to the editor: Look at the facts before buying a gun
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I am writing in response to the article headlined “Armed and Feminine” published in the Aug. 16 edition of this newspaper. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Reassessment overlooks vital factors Letter to the editor: Reassessment overlooks vital factors
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With the Indiana County reassessment on everyone’s mind, it is interesting to note that the problem started prior to the Revolutionary War when straight line property line courses and distances were measured to the center of existing roads. [Read More]
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