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Accident reported on Route 119

Accident reported on Route 119

Route 119 in Black Lick was closed today in both directions after reports of a two-vehicle accident near Divinney Hallow Road.

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Work continues on Folger Hall renovations Work continues on Folger Hall renovations
8 hours ago -
Work is progressing on renovations to Folger Hall, a cafeteria on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. [Read More]
Donley property program set for July 11 Donley property program set for July 11
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Friends of the Parks invites the public to visit the Donley property on July 11 at 1 p.m. for a tour of a native garden and 39-acre site that features meadows, ponds, native trees and landscaping to benefit wildlife. [Read More]
Walmart presents grant to Open Door Walmart presents grant to Open Door
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Walmart recently presented a grant of $450 to The Open Door. [Read More]
Coming events listed in area Coming events listed in area
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The Gazette presents this roundup of community events that have been scheduled. [Read More]
Halliburton to close Homer City plant Halliburton to close Homer City plant
1 day ago - - SEAN YODER
Halliburton announced Tuesday it would close its Homer City plant, which employs 430 people, by the end of the year. [Read More]
Hearing delayed in ballot recount Hearing delayed in ballot recount
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
The answer to who won the second Republican nomination for county auditor in the spring primary has been pushed back further into the summer. [Read More]
Stepfather to face trial in beating Stepfather to face trial in beating
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
CLYMER — A White Township man accused of injuring his stepson in a rage over the boy’s refusal to take his medicine has been ordered to face trial in Indiana County Court on the charges. [Read More]
Vendors hoping for a bang-up Fourth of July Vendors hoping for a bang-up Fourth of July
1 day ago - - JAMIE EMPFIELD
Employees with Keystone Fireworks set up a stand to sell fireworks Tuesday in the parking lot of Hoss’s in White Township. [Read More]
Firefighters retrieve wayward ducks Firefighters retrieve wayward ducks
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A rescue squad from the Indiana Fire Association responded to a call about nine ducklings that fell into a storm drain Tuesday on Stutzman Road in White Township. [Read More]
UNITED: School board approves tax increase UNITED: School board approves tax increase
1 day ago - - HEATHER BLAKE
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — United School District board directors on Tuesday adopted the final 2015-16 budget that calls for a $20 tax increase for the average residential homeowner in the district. [Read More]

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SANDLOT BASEBALL: I-Medical rallies past Armstrong SANDLOT BASEBALL: I-Medical rallies past Armstrong
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In a battle of two playoff-bound teams, host I-Medical capitalized on 13 walks and three errors to nip Armstrong, 13-12, in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball game Wednesday. [Read More]
SANDLOT BASEBALL: Clymer Legion rallies past Indiana Lions SANDLOT BASEBALL: Clymer Legion rallies past Indiana Lions
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CLYMER — In a game played Monday, Clymer Legion mustered just three hits but plated four runs in the last two innings to edge Indiana Lions, 9-8, in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball game. [Read More]
LEGION BASEBALL: ROUNDUP Young Township stays on top LEGION BASEBALL: ROUNDUP Young Township stays on top
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Ace Ian Satler threw 5 2-3 scoreless innings, and first-place Young Township banged out a season-high 15 hits to roll over second-place Indiana Legion, 9-2, in an Indiana County Senior Legion baseball game Monday at Bertolino Field. [Read More]
ZEKE WILSON: Weather leads to thoughts of what's ahead ZEKE WILSON: Weather leads to thoughts of what's ahead
2 days ago - - ZEKE WILSON
Rainy weather over the weekend combined with cool temperatures gave a sense of autumn approaching. Thoughts toward the weather that accompanies the rut, which is often damp and dreary, reminded me of upcoming antlerless license application deadlines. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Soft jerkbaits coax bass out of weeds JEFF KNAPP: Soft jerkbaits coax bass out of weeds
2 days ago - - JEFF KNAPP
One of the strongest associations in fishing is that of largemouth bass and weeds. No doubt, flippin’ jigs and Texas-rigged plastics will haul green bass out of submerged weedy cover. [Read More]
GOLF: Kastelic scores hole-in-one GOLF: Kastelic scores hole-in-one
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SPRING CHURCH — Ray Kastelic Jr., of New Kensington, fired a hole-in-one at The Links at Spring Church on Monday. [Read More]
AUTO RACING: Marion Center set for Blowout AUTO RACING: Marion Center set for Blowout
2 days ago -
MARION CENTER — Marion Center Speedway has revamped and revved up its schedule for this week’s Independence Day Blowout. [Read More]
Martial Arts school opening Martial Arts school opening
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Miller’s Martial Arts will open its second location at the YMCA of Indiana County on Wednesday. [Read More]
Notre Dame club sets trip Notre Dame club sets trip
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GREENSBURG — The Notre Dame Club of Greensburg-Uniontown is sponsoring its annual bus trip to Notre Dame University, where the Fighting Irish football team will play host to the U.S. Naval Academy on Saturday, Oct. 10. [Read More]
Hoodlebug 5K Run and Fun Walk set for July 12 Hoodlebug 5K Run and Fun Walk set for July 12
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HOMER CITY — The Indiana Road Runners Club will conduct the Hoodlebug 5K Run and Fun Walk on Sunday, July 12. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Indiana police are investigating a hit-and-run crash between 1 and 3:10 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of North Fifth Street. [Read More]
Sheriff releases statistics Sheriff releases statistics
8 hours ago -
Indiana County sheriff’s deputies spent 714 deputy hours in court facility security and 249 deputy hours in court security during June, according to a monthly statistical report from the sheriff’s office. [Read More]
Stepfather to face trial in beating Stepfather to face trial in beating
1 day ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
CLYMER — A White Township man accused of injuring his stepson in a rage over the boy’s refusal to take his medicine has been ordered to face trial in Indiana County Court on the charges. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
1 day ago -
State police reported someone cut two locks to gain entry to a rented storage unit along Green Street, Iselin, and tried to steal three all-terrain vehicles. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
1 day ago -
State police today reported a flatbed truck driven by William Huntington Jr., of Stump Creek, Jefferson County, hit the Route 119 bridge over East Pike, then snagged electric power lines hanging over the road at 4:30 p.m. Monday. [Read More]
New York prison chief, 11 others put on leave, official says New York prison chief, 11 others put on leave, official says
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ALBANY, N.Y. — The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed on leave along with his security chief and 10 other staff members amid an internal investigation into how the inmates pulled it off, a state official said Tuesday. [Read More]
Man jailed for not paying $749 fare Man jailed for not paying $749 fare
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UNIONTOWN (AP) — Police say a man who took a 300-mile cab ride across Pennsylvania to surprise his fiancee has been jailed because he couldn’t pay the $749 fare. [Read More]
Mall enacts new security plan
1 day ago -
MONROEVILLE (AP) — Executives at the Monroeville Mall announced new plans to improve security in response to several violent crimes, including a February shooting that injured three people. [Read More]
Nurse at hospital drops day-old baby Nurse at hospital drops day-old baby
1 day ago -
UNIONTOWN (AP) — Authorities in Pennsylvania say a nurse dropped a newborn boy at a hospital, fracturing his skull. [Read More]
Elderly man killed in crash Elderly man killed in crash
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APOLLO (AP) — A 90-year-old man died after making a turn and driving his car into the path of an oncoming truck in Washington Township, Westmoreland County. [Read More]

All Family News

 
60TH ANNIVERSARY: Jay Duane and Lois Ann (Hetrick) Bish 60TH ANNIVERSARY: Jay Duane and Lois Ann (Hetrick) Bish
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Jay Duane and Lois Ann (Hetrick) Bish, of Indiana, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 4. Jay and Lois were married in a small Baptist church in Walk Chalk, near Kittanning, on June 4, 1955. [Read More]
SECOND BIRTHDAY: Cameron Galloway SECOND BIRTHDAY: Cameron Galloway
8 hours ago -
Cameron Anthony Friday Galloway, son of Kimberly Friday, of Dixonville, recently celebrated his second birthday with his family. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 2 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 2
9 hours ago -
If you see these people today, be sure to wish them a happy birthday. [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
9 hours ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center July 1 activity [Read More]
STUDENTS IN THE NEWS STUDENTS IN THE NEWS
1 day ago -
Here's a periodic roundup of academic achievements of Indiana County area students in post-secondary education: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 1 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 1
1 day ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
1 day ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, June 30, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, June 30 Gazette readers' birthdays, June 30
2 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
2 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, June 29, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, June 29 Gazette readers' birthdays, June 29
3 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]

All World News

 
Robot kills man at Volkswagen plant
8 hours ago -
BERLIN (AP) — A robot killed a contractor at one of Volkswagen’s production plants in Germany, the automaker said Wednesday. [Read More]
State tax collections exceed projections
8 hours ago -
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s tax collections for the just-ended fiscal year overran projections by $412.2 million. The state Revenue Department said Wednesday that General Fund tax revenue for 2014-15 totaled $30.6 billion or 1.4 percent above estimates. The two biggest revenue [Read More]
Votes cast by absent state legislators Votes cast by absent state legislators
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HARRISBURG (AP) — Leaders of Pennsylvania’s House Republican majority voted “yes” on a key budget-related schools bill, even though they weren’t in the House chamber for the vote. [Read More]
Thanks to website, any day can be a pseudo holiday Thanks to website, any day can be a pseudo holiday
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NEW YORK — To most Americans, July 4 is Independence Day. But on Marlo Anderson’s calendar, it’s also Caesar Salad Day and Barbecued Spareribs Day. [Read More]
Economy adds 223000 jobs in June; jobless rate drops to 5.3 percent
8 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added a solid 223,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent, a seven-year low. [Read More]
Greek vote campaign begins amid grinding cash crisis Greek vote campaign begins amid grinding cash crisis
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ATHENS, Greece — The battle for Greek votes entered full swing today ahead of a crucial weekend referendum that could decide whether the country falls out of the euro. For Greeks, particularly the elderly, the daily struggle to get cash ground on in the face of uncertainty. [Read More]
Announcing embassy deal, Obama declares 'new chapter' in Cuba ties Announcing embassy deal, Obama declares 'new chapter' in Cuba ties
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced his plans to formally re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba, declaring that the two nations were ready to reopen embassies in each other’s capitals and to start a “new chapter” of engagement. [Read More]
Judge pulls bond of teacher in sex case
9 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania high school teacher awaiting trial on charges he had sex with a student and previously intimidated the girl by contacting her must remain jailed for again phoning and emailing the girl despite a court order, a judge ruled Wednesday. [Read More]
Pennsylvania AG sues operator of nursing homes
9 hours ago -
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office on Wednesday sued the operator of 36 nursing homes in the state, saying the staff at some of the facilities failed to meet residents’ most basic human needs, falsified records about care and willfully deceived state inspectors. [Read More]
Boy bitten by shark off South Carolina coast
9 hours ago -
ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. (AP) — There's been another shark attack in the waters off the coast of the Carolinas. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
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)
5 days ago -
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]
Letter to the editor: Fathers should invest wisely Letter to the editor: Fathers should invest wisely
2 weeks ago -
Some time back I came across a picture of my great-grandfather. I could not but help to wonder about his life. I never knew him and he never knew I would even exist. He died 16 years before I was born. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Healthy economy needs public education Letter to the editor: Healthy economy needs public education
2 weeks ago -
Republican values demand strong investment in public education. The Republican Party has always stood for support of the economy and the companies that operate in it. [Read More]
VERBATIM VERBATIM
2 weeks ago -
“THERE’S 2 FEET of water in the basement of one house. Twice in three years now this man’s lost his whole basement.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: It's not about philosophy, but party Letter to the Editor: It's not about philosophy, but party
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The Republican Party still clings to Reagan-era economist Arthur Laffer’s supply-side (trickle-down) economics. [Read More]
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