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Authorities search for missing man

Authorities search for missing man

ELDERTON — Authorities in Indiana and Armstrong counties launched a search this evening for a Plumcreek Township man who was last seen three days ago.

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Girl Scouts complete journey to Bronze Award Girl Scouts complete journey to Bronze Award
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Junior Girl Scout Troop 40805, under the leadership of Betty George and Cindy Sybert, recently completed their journey to the Bronze Award. [Read More]
Volunteers honored at care home Volunteers honored at care home
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The staff at the Moorehead Place personal care home hosted a luncheon with entertainment by Simple Pleasures to honor the volunteers. [Read More]
Ballroom club holds dinner dance Ballroom club holds dinner dance
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The Indiana Ballroom Dance Club held its May dinner dance at the Indiana Country Club, White Township, on May 22 with the Broadway musical theme of “My Fair Lady." [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]
Prep school served northern Indiana County Prep school served northern Indiana County
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Alumni of the Covode Academy met on Aug. 25, 1910, to plan a homecoming celebration, according to this postcard. [Read More]
A Vintage Affair event scheduled A Vintage Affair event scheduled
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A Vintage Affair will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. June 7 at Benjamin’s Restaurant in Indiana. [Read More]
SEEDS OF WELLNESS: Watch for 'SAD' symptoms SEEDS OF WELLNESS: Watch for 'SAD' symptoms
2 days ago - - STEVE WOLFE
May is Mental Health month, and we all need to change the way we think about mental health to have a positive impact in the lives of people we care for. [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]
Pets of the Week: Area shelters offer animals for adoption Pets of the Week: Area shelters offer animals 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]
Enter to Win: A Virginia getaway for two Enter to Win: A Virginia getaway for two
3 days ago - - Recreation News
This month, The Indiana Gazette's sister publication, Recreation News, is giving away a getaway for two. Find out how to enter here. [Read More]

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IUP BASEBALL: Uhl picked as national finalist IUP BASEBALL: Uhl picked as national finalist
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IUP’s Ryan Uhl has been named one of eight finalists for the D2 Baseball News Tino Martinez Award. [Read More]
Clayton to run at UPJ Clayton to run at UPJ
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Kia Clayton, a senior at Blairsville High School, recently signed a national letter of intent to participate in track and field at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. [Read More]
Oswald opts for LaRoche Oswald opts for LaRoche
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Shelby Oswald, a senior at Blairsville High School, recently committed to play softball at La Roche College. [Read More]
ICL BASEBALL: Colts hold off New Derry ICL BASEBALL: Colts hold off New Derry
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BLAIRSVILLE — Blairsville jumped out to an early four-run lead and then withstood a late push from New Derry to score a 6-4 win in an Indiana County League baseball game Tuesday at One River Field. [Read More]
IUP schedules sports camps IUP schedules sports camps
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The IUP baseball team will hold a summer camp from June 15 to 18 for players ages 7 to 15. The IUP men’s basketball program also will hold camps this summer. [Read More]
MLB: Reds place Punxsutawney native on DL MLB: Reds place Punxsutawney native on DL
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CINCINNATI — The Reds put catcher Devin Mesoraco, a Punxsutawney native, on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a sore left hip that has limited him to pinch hitting and filling in as an interleague DH for the past six weeks. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: May comes and goes
2 days ago - - ZEKE WILSON
After the recent frost, it is somewhat difficult to believe not much of May remains. The marvelous month offers so much, but in the blink of an eye it is gone as quickly as it came. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Nymph fishing for trout requires adjustments JEFF KNAPP: Nymph fishing for trout requires adjustments
2 days ago - - JEFF KNAPP
When nymph fishing for trout, small adjustments — ones designed to present flies in slightly different currents — can often translate into big results. [Read More]
ICL BASEBALL: Apollo tops Colts for first win
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APOLLO — Delbert Brown drove in the eventual game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth inning to lift host Apollo to its first win, 6-5 over Blairsville, in an Indiana County League baseball game Sunday. [Read More]
Physicals set at Indiana Physicals set at Indiana
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Physicals for students at Indiana junior and senior high schools planning to participate in a sport in the 2015-16 school year will be held Saturday, June 13, at the high school. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Somebody broke a window of a car parked at 650 Water St. on Tuesday, Indiana Borough police reported. Police withheld the name of the owner of the car. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
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A tractor-trailer hit the side of a car just before 10 a.m. Tuesday as both vehicles traveled west on Route 22, Blairsville Borough police reported. [Read More]
Cleveland police agree to tough standards Cleveland police agree to tough standards
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CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Police Department, which has become synonymous with the racially charged debate over police tactics, has agreed to follow some of the most exacting standards in the nation over how and when its officers can use force, officials said. [Read More]
Woman arrested for torture death Woman arrested for torture death
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania woman has been arrested in the killing of a man who appeared to be tortured before he was found buried under debris on a Pittsburgh hillside last year. [Read More]
Police bust two in prostitution sting Police bust two in prostitution sting
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police said two women were offering prostitution services at two motels in an online ad. [Read More]
Holmes documented 'obsession to kill' Holmes documented 'obsession to kill'
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CENTENNIAL, Colo. — In a brown spiral notebook titled “Of Life,” Colorado theater shooter James Holmes scrawled a self-diagnosis of his “broken mind” and described his “obsession to kill” since childhood. [Read More]
KKK fliers left on doorsteps in town KKK fliers left on doorsteps in town
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NEW BLOOMFIELD (AP) — Residents getting ready for the Memorial Day parade in their central Pennsylvania town found some unwelcome items on their doorsteps. [Read More]
GPS leads pair to police station GPS leads pair to police station
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FORT WASHINGTON (AP) — A man and woman driving to a hotel over the weekend in suburban Philadelphia ended up with a place to stay for the night, though it’s not where they were headed. [Read More]
Prison inmates upset over cheese Prison inmates upset over cheese
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LANCASTER (AP) — Inmates at a central Pennsylvania prison who were heard shouting “We’re hungry!” through windows were apparently upset because they were served sandwiches without cheese. [Read More]
Teenager on probation for crash Teenager on probation for crash
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HONESDALE (AP) — A teenage girl will not spend any time in jail in connection with a northeastern Pennsylvania crash that killed three suburban Philadelphia teens last fall. [Read More]

All Family News

 
Gazette reader birthday, May 27 Gazette reader birthday, May 27
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Celebrating a birthday today is: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, May 26, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 26 Gazette readers' birthdays, May 26
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Be sure to wish these Gazette readers a happy birthday when you see them today. [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, weekend activity: [Read More]
Indiana students receive academic awards Indiana students receive academic awards
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A number of Indiana Area Senior High School students recently received academic awards. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 24 Gazette readers' birthdays, May 24
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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: Margo Gamble STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Margo Gamble
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Margo Gamble was recently named the Ligonier Valley High School Academic Student of the Month for April. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Hannah Yeskey STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Hannah Yeskey
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Hannah Yeskey was recently named the Ligonier Valley High School Athletic Student of the Month for April. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Jessica Anto STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Jessica Anto
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Jessica Anto was recently named the Ligonier Valley High School Arts Student of the Month for April. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Jasmine Connor STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Jasmine Connor
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Jasmine Connor was recently named the Ligonier Valley High School Athletic Student of the Month for April. [Read More]

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IRS: Tax records stolen IRS: Tax records stolen
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WASHINGTON — More than 100,000 taxpayers have had their personal tax information stolen from an IRS website as part of an elaborate scheme to claim fraudulent tax refunds. [Read More]
Officials endorse Wolf's pre-K plan Officials endorse Wolf's pre-K plan
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CAMP HILL — Gov. Tom Wolf is getting help from law enforcement officials in his push to persuade lawmakers to spend more money to raise the quality of Pennsylvania’s pre-kindergarten programs. [Read More]
Cleveland police agree to tough standards Cleveland police agree to tough standards
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CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Police Department, which has become synonymous with the racially charged debate over police tactics, has agreed to follow some of the most exacting standards in the nation over how and when its officers can use force, officials said. [Read More]
Punishing Texas storms test government emergency response Punishing Texas storms test government emergency response
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WIMBERLEY, Texas — Deadly severe weather over the long holiday weekend tested government alert and evacuation procedures, as officials scrambled to deal with storms and historic flooding that left more than a dozen people dead and a similar number missing. [Read More]
Pentagon chief's take on Iraqis raises doubt on Obama strategy Pentagon chief's take on Iraqis raises doubt on Obama strategy
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WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s blunt assessment that Iraqi forces lack the “will to fight” undermines a central premise of President Barack Obama’s strategy for defeating the Islamic State: that Iraq’s military can effectively handle ground operations. [Read More]
Four Taliban militants die in attack in Afghan capital Four Taliban militants die in attack in Afghan capital
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KABUL, Afghanistan — An all-night siege in an upscale neighborhood of the Afghan capital, Kabul, ended in the early hours this morning with the deaths of four heavily armed Taliban attackers, though no civilians or security personnel were injured or killed, an Afghan official said. [Read More]
Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kills 17 troops Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kills 17 troops
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BAGHDAD — Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to dislodge the militants from the sprawling Sunni heartland, an Iraqi military spokesman said today. [Read More]
Santorum faces steep climb in second White House run Santorum faces steep climb in second White House run
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WASHINGTON — He exceeded the political world’s expectations by scoring a second-place finish in the race for the Republican presidential nomination four years ago. Yet as he readies a second White House run, Rick Santorum may struggle even to qualify for the debate stage in 2016. [Read More]
Pittsburgh to begin bike-share Pittsburgh to begin bike-share
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Five hundred bicycles will hit the streets this weekend when the city’s Healthy Ride bike-share program debuts. [Read More]
UPMC offers voluntary buyouts UPMC offers voluntary buyouts
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is offering buyouts to its older workers in a move to cut costs. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: Trail extension about more than bikes Letter to the editor: Trail extension about more than bikes
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Will Indiana Borough step up and help enhance the community? [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Honest person returns left-behind purse Letter to the editor: Honest person returns left-behind purse
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Last week I stopped at K-Mart, bought some flowers, put them in the car and drove home only to discover I had left my purse in the shopping cart. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Morality not the same as religion Letter to the editor: Morality not the same as religion
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People believe that they need to be religious to have morals. Many more believe that without religion, everything would be anarchy. This, however, contradicts the science that has existed for hundreds of years, and why there is such a large war between science and religion today. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Indiana should OK multimodal corridor Letter to the Editor: Indiana should OK multimodal corridor
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Bravo to the White Township supervisors for voting to fund the proposed bike path to connect the Hoodlebug Trail to the White Township Recreation Complex. Moving this project forward shows that they can see the tremendous opportunity to improve the already great recreational facilities in our area. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Water company's response praised Letter to the Editor: Water company's response praised
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Once again we experienced the American Water Co.’s professionalism while they repaired a pipe leakage at our home. Last year they also came to our rescue with a water main break. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Industry Partnerships are a winning idea Letter to the Editor: Industry Partnerships are a winning idea
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Pennsylvania is known nationally for its leadership in connecting workforce training to the skill needs of key industries, creating workers with the capabilities needed for high productivity, healthy profits and good wages. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Committee system right for IASD board Letter to the editor: Committee system right for IASD board
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The debate between Indiana Area school directors Tom Harley and Deborah Clawson on the use of a committee system left me scratching my head that there was even a debate. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Act now to avoid future doctor shortages Letter to the editor: Act now to avoid future doctor shortages
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A recent report on the physician workforce from the Pennsylvania Joint State Government Commission recommends six strategies to address projected future physician shortages. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Pennsylvania senators should oppose pension bill
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On May 11, a state Senate committee on a party-line vote rushed to approve Senate Bill 1 that would address problems with the state pension system. (“Republicans seek sweeping reform of state pension system,” Indiana Gazette, May 7) [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Teach your children about God
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Few parents would actually say they have made a deliberate decision to raise their children as atheists. Yet if a parent chooses not to teach their children of God, or expose them in some way to be taught, they are left to an atheistic view. [Read More]
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