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Americans on Presidents Day: Admiration, fear mark holiday

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The United States on Monday marks Presidents Day, a holiday that's taking on a new meaning for some Americans this year as President Donald Trump — to the dismay of some and delight of others — upends traditional notions of the office.

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Gazette Printers acquires digital press
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Gazette Printers acquires digital press
1 day ago - - SEAN YODER
Projects are now moving significantly faster through the digital printing room at Gazette Printers. [Read More]
Kids play, parents learn at community event Kids play, parents learn at community event
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The Children's Advisory Commission of Indiana County and Marion Center Area School District teamed up Saturday for a fun and informative event for parents and their young children. [Read More]
7 from area named to top 100 business list 7 from area named to top 100 business list
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Seven local business professionals have been named to the Pennsylvania Business Central’s Top 100 People in Business. [Read More]
Pets of the Week: Animals available for adoption at local shelters
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Pets of the Week: Animals available for adoption at local shelters
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Several dogs and cats are available for adoption from the Indiana County Humane Society’s animal shelter and from Four Footed Friends. [Read More]
Government bodies schedule meetings Government bodies schedule meetings
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Meetings of municipal governments, school boards and county governmental bodies scheduled this week are at the following times and locations: [Read More]
'Anything and everything,' job seekers say
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'Anything and everything,' job seekers say
1 day ago - - BOB LANKARD
What would you like to do? “Anything.” What can you do? “Everything” These answers were extremely common during my 37 years as an employment counselor. [Read More]
Chamber of commerce discusses marketing, growth Chamber of commerce discusses marketing, growth
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The Indiana County Chamber of Commerce held its monthly board of directors meeting Thursday at St. Andrew’s Village, White Township. [Read More]
Legislator plans town meetings Legislator plans town meetings
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Rep. Dave Reed, R-Indiana, is hosting town hall meetings at the following times: [Read More]
Drug awareness program offered
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EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — A community drug awareness program will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the auditorium at United High School, 10780 Route 56. [Read More]
IT'S HAPPENING HERE IT'S HAPPENING HERE
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This information is provided by the Indiana County Tourist Bureau. Times and dates are subject to change. All events are held in Indiana, unless otherwise noted. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
IUP teams place fourth in conference swim meet
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Nicole Smith finished third in the 100 freestyle, and the IUP men’s and women’s swim teams each finished fourth overall on the final day of the PSAC Swimming Championships in York on Sunday. [Read More]
Crimson Hawks get bad one of out the way Crimson Hawks get bad one of out the way
12 minutes ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
IUP was due for a stinker. [Read More]
Indiana elementary wrestlers place in tournaments Indiana elementary wrestlers place in tournaments
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Indiana Elementary wrestlers placed in recent tournaments. Pictured are, first row, from left, Connor Fleming, third at Indiana Brawl; Charles Spells, third at Indiana Brawl; Bowen Blystone, first at Brockway; Will Olsen, second at Indiana brawl; Elias Herman, third at Indiana Brawl; Callum [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks find way to hold off Griffins IUP BASKETBALL: Crimson Hawks find way to hold off Griffins
1 day ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
IUP ran its winning streak to 15 games with a 67-59 win over Seton Hill in a PSAC West basketball game at the KCAC on Saturday night. [Read More]
Hawks women use intensity in victory over Seton Hill Hawks women use intensity in victory over Seton Hill
1 day ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
The IUP women’s basketball team is peaking at the right time. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Men's, women's swim teams sit in fourth place IUP ROUNDUP: Men's, women's swim teams sit in fourth place
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Nicole Smith and Regan Chalk each earned a third-place finish to lead IUP, and the Crimson Hawks had 11 individual swimmers place in the top 10 overall on the third day of the PSAC swimming championships in York on Saturday. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: Marion Center places fifth; Patrick takes title HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: Marion Center places fifth; Patrick takes title
1 day ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
ALTOONA — Just one of Marion Center’s seven wrestlers in medal bouts prevailed in the District 6 Class 2A tournament, and although Chris Stewart obviously hoped for more, the fifth-year coach couldn’t downplay the Stingers’ record-breaking performance. [Read More]
Indiana wraps up indoor season Indiana wraps up indoor season
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EDINBORO — Indiana’s boys’ distance runners broke a pair of their own school records, and the Indians closed out their indoor track and field season Saturday at the Tri-State Track Coaches Association Championship Meet at Edinboro University. [Read More]
Indiana sweeps last dual meet Indiana sweeps last dual meet
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Indiana’s girls’ team capped off an undefeated season, and the Indians swept visiting Freeport in a WPIAL Section 4 Class 2A swimming and diving meet Thursday to wrap up its dual-meet schedule with a pair of wins. [Read More]
Regional sign-ups underway
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Registration for Indiana Youth Legion baseball will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at the American Legion in Indiana. [Read More]

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ACCIDENTS
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State police reported an eastbound Chevrolet Cavalier driven by David Pavolik, of Indiana, hit the rear a Ford F-250 Super Duty truck driven by Kenneth Malone, of Monroeville, at 8:36 a.m. Thursday on Route 22 near Route 119. [Read More]
Boy missing
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LOYALHANNA TOWNSHIP — State police this morning reported Harley Demase, 17, left his home at 270 Loyalhanna Dam Road in Westmoreland County at 9:30 a.m. Saturday and has not returned. [Read More]
Fogle sues for wrongful conviction Fogle sues for wrongful conviction
1 day ago - - SEAN YODER
The Indiana man freed after 34 years in prison when his murder conviction was overturned has filed suit in federal court against the investigators and prosecutors involved in his trial. [Read More]
Indiana officer resigns Indiana officer resigns
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Indiana Borough police officer Thomas Dessell Jr. has submitted his resignation from the department. [Read More]
IFA logs busy day IFA logs busy day
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Volunteers of the Indiana Fire Association responded five times Saturday to a variety of emergency calls in the area. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Indiana Borough police charged Michael Wissinger, 32, of Kittanning, with possession of a small amount of marijuana and a summary traffic violation following a traffic stop on Feb. 6 on the 500 block of Philadelphia Street. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
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State police reported a car driven by William Matsko, of Indiana, hit an embankment and overturned Friday on Route 56 about one-quarter mile north of Route 56. [Read More]
Three charged after body found
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MCKEES ROCKS (AP) — Two people have been charged with homicide and a third with abuse of a corpse following the discovery of a decomposing body in a western Pennsylvania apartment. [Read More]
Man sentenced in mother’s death
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 20 to 48 years in the shooting death of his mother in north Philadelphia four days after Christmas in 2013. [Read More]
Father, son killed in head-on collision with each other Father, son killed in head-on collision with each other
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WINFIELD, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a father and son have been killed in a head-on collision with each other in Fayette County, Alabama. [Read More]

All Family News

 
Gazette readers' birthdays: Feb. 20 Gazette readers' birthdays: Feb. 20
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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, Feb. 20, 2017: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 19: Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 19:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 18: Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 18:
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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, Feb. 17, 2017: [Read More]
STUDENTS IN THE NEWS STUDENTS IN THE NEWS
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Here's a periodic report of academic honors and achievements by Indiana County area students in higher education. [Read More]
West Shamokin student chosen as essay winner West Shamokin student chosen as essay winner
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Kaitlin McCausland, a senior at West Shamokin, won $200 for her Voice of Democracy essay from the Sagamore VFW Post 6555. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 17: Gazette readers' birthdays, Feb. 17:
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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, Feb. 16, 2017: [Read More]
IUP culinary arts dean's list IUP culinary arts dean's list
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The following area students have been named to Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Academy of Culinary Arts dean’s list for academic excellence for the fall 2016 semester: [Read More]

All World News

 
Draft details immigration crackdown
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WASHINGTON — The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, according to a pair of memoranda signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly. [Read More]
SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's moon pad SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's moon pad
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA’s long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on the lunar landings nearly a half-century ago. [Read More]
California braces for another strong storm California braces for another strong storm
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TRACY, Calif. (AP) — Some Northern California residents are preparing for another powerful Pacific storm by patrolling levees for signs of danger, reviewing evacuation plans and filling hundreds of sand bags. [Read More]
Colorado town getting drive-through marijuana shop
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PARACHUTE, Colo. (AP) — The western Colorado town of Parachute is getting a drive-through marijuana shop, believed to be the first in the state. [Read More]
Blast in Somalia leaves 34 dead at Mogadishu marketplace Blast in Somalia leaves 34 dead at Mogadishu marketplace
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MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somalia’s new president visited victims wounded by the Mogadishu car bomb that on Sunday killed 34. President Mohamed Abdulahi Mohamed offered a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those who planned the blast. [Read More]
Roaming telescope brings Kenyan kids views of night sky Roaming telescope brings Kenyan kids views of night sky
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MOLO, Kenya — Thousands of schoolchildren in Kenya are getting a rare opportunity to look at the stars. [Read More]
New Zealand judge upholds Kim Dotcom extradition ruling New Zealand judge upholds Kim Dotcom extradition ruling
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WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A New Zealand judge today upheld an earlier court ruling that flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges. [Read More]
Swedes scratch heads at Trump's suggestion of major incident Swedes scratch heads at Trump's suggestion of major incident
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HELSINKI (AP) — Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country. [Read More]
Kraft Heinz withdraws $143 billion bid to buy Unilever Kraft Heinz withdraws $143 billion bid to buy Unilever
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NEW YORK (AP) — Ketchup maker and packaged food giant Kraft Heinz has withdrawn a $143 billion offer to buy Unilever, backing away after the mayonnaise, tea and seasonings maker rejected the bid as too low. [Read More]
Trump rallies supporters by renewing old promises, insults Trump rallies supporters by renewing old promises, insults
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MELBOURNE, Fla. — Just four weeks into his administration, President Donald Trump appeared at a campaign rally that mirrored the months leading up to Election Day, complete with promises to repeal the health care law, insults for the news media and a playlist highlighted by the Rolling Stones. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: KCAC should be venue of future games Letter to the Editor: KCAC should be venue of future games
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I attended the Heritage Conference championship games at the KCAC on Friday, Feb. 10. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Trump's actions on Mideast welcome Letter to the Editor: Trump's actions on Mideast welcome
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I would like to share with your readers the good feeling I had at noon Wednesday, Feb. 15, when I saw and heard our president’s news conference from the White House. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Library a key part of intentional living Letter to the Editor: Library a key part of intentional living
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In response to Terry Taylor’s Jan. 15 letter, “Value of intentional living”: [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Legal immigrants welcome, illegals not Letter to the Editor: Legal immigrants welcome, illegals not
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A Feb. 8 article in the Gazette, “Council urged to give support to immigrants,” caught my eye and touched a nerve. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Doing the right thing Letter to the Editor: Doing the right thing
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There are some very good and responsible young people out there. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Basketball event at KCAC awesome Letter to the Editor: Basketball event at KCAC awesome
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Wow! What an awesome event — the Heritage Conference championship basketball games at the KCAC. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: What's the best way of fixing the wrongs? Letter to the Editor: What's the best way of fixing the wrongs?
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When I was in grade school in Washington, D.C., I witnessed a bullying incident that is still vivid to me today. During lunchtime in the schoolyard a classmate was pushed up against the wall, threatened and punched. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Time for Trump critica to keep their word Letter to the Editor: Time for Trump critica to keep their word
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On Jan. 20 in this newspaper, there was an article stating that a man in Philadelphia had been charged with threatening Obama on Facebook because he thought Obama was having an affair with his fiancee, and that the suspect could face up to five years in prison and a large fine. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Reader offers thanks to farming community Letter to the Editor: Reader offers thanks to farming community
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For several reasons I felt the need to respond to a recent story of the Simpson family and their dairy farm in the Marion Center area (Gazette, Jan. 31). [Read More]
AS I SEE IT: Pennsylvania should prioritize public education students AS I SEE IT: Pennsylvania should prioritize public education students
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As Pennsylvania faces continued budget challenges for the coming fiscal year, every dollar matters, particularly for students in our public schools. [Read More]
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