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After turmoil, Sanders, Mrs. Obama, Warren thrill convention

After turmoil, Sanders, Mrs. Obama, Warren thrill convention

Seeking to bridge deep Democratic divides, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night as a champion for the same economic causes that enlivened his supporters, signaling it was time for them to rally behind her in the campaign against Republican Donald Trump.

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Reassessment protest group to meet Reassessment protest group to meet
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The community group organized to protest the Indiana County property reassessment program will hold its July meeting Tuesday evening at Blue Spruce Park. [Read More]
The week in review, July 17 - 23 The week in review, July 17 - 23
1 day ago -
Here is a look at the top stories of local interest published in The Indiana Gazette during the week of July 17-23: [Read More]
United We Stand event salutes first responders
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United We Stand event salutes first responders
2 days ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
Recent tragic events involving police and citizens in Minnesota, Baton Rouge and Dallas drew Indiana-area first responders and residents together Saturday for a program of support for police, firefighters and paramedics of the region. [Read More]
Car enthusiast wills pristine Chevelle to grandson
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Car enthusiast wills pristine Chevelle to grandson
2 days ago - - CASEY KELLY
APOLLO — In theory, the average motorist should have changed the windshield wiper blades of a 1966 Chevy at least 50 times by now. Art Stear hasn’t changed his once, but not due to neglect. Quite the contrary. [Read More]
Pets of the Week: Area shelters offer animals for adoption
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Pets of the Week: Area shelters offer animals for adoption
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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]
Humane Society accepts donations Humane Society accepts donations
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The Indiana County Humane Society recently accepted collections from S&T Bank. [Read More]
Busy time for reunions
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Busy time for reunions
2 days ago - - CARL KOLOGIE
July must be the month for reunions. So far, I have been to three of them, two this past week. [Read More]
Retired prof surprised by trouble with wildlife
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Retired prof surprised by trouble with wildlife
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In the fall of 1988, my wife, Deborah, and I moved to 46 acres in Armstrong Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania. Here, we thought, we would raise a portion of our food. Our assumption was that we would grow fresh food that was not laced with insecticides. [Read More]
In interview, just be yourself
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In interview, just be yourself
2 days ago - - BOB LANKARD
“I don’t think the interviewer liked me,” an applicant told me as an explanation of why he did not get the job. [Read More]
F.N.B. reports quarterly earnings F.N.B. reports quarterly earnings
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F.N.B. Corp. recently reported earnings for the second quarter of 2016 with net income available to common stockholders for the second quarter of 2016 of $39.3 million. [Read More]

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YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT: South County hands Connellsville first loss YOUTH LEGION TOURNAMENT: South County hands Connellsville first loss
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South County jumped out to a three-run lead early and then rode the arm of Shad Haskins to outlast previously unbeaten Connellsville, 4-2, in a winners bracket game of the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion Western Regional baseball tournament Sunday at First Commonwealth Field. [Read More]
Hughes chasing title at Sunnehanna
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Hughes chasing title at Sunnehanna
2 days ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
Local junior golf phenom C.J. Hughes has a chance to win another major tournament this week, if he can conquer the field at the C.R. Miller Memorial Match Play tournament. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION PLAYOFFS: Walbeck wins tourney opener YOUTH LEGION PLAYOFFS: Walbeck wins tourney opener
2 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
Based on his personnel and the way his team came alive late in the season, Walbeck Insurance coach Kurt Krejocic didn’t expect the typical two-and-out host-team showing that’s been seen at the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion Western Regional baseball tournament in recent years. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION PLAYOFFS: Kelly Chrysler rally falls short YOUTH LEGION PLAYOFFS: Kelly Chrysler rally falls short
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Kelly Chrysler scored the final five runs, but the Blue Sox didn’t do enough to dig themselves out of an early hole in a 7-5 loss to Connellsville in a first-round game of the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion Western Regional baseball tournament Saturday at First Commonwealth field. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS: West Lebanon wins series opener INDIANA COUNTY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS: West Lebanon wins series opener
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Tyler Beitel pitched a complete-game shutout and Matt Griffith came through at the plate twice in the final two innings to lead West Lebanon over Blairsville, 4-0, and claim the first game of an Indiana County League best-of-five semifinal series Friday. [Read More]
Missions Possible 5K scheduled Aug. 13
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BLAIRSVILLE — The Missions Possible fourth annual 5K run and walk will be held Saturday, Aug. 13, at 8:30 a.m. [Read More]
YMCA's annual golf outing set Monday YMCA's annual golf outing set Monday
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The YMCA of Indiana County will hold the 10th annual Kennard Fairman Golf Outing on Monday at the Chestnut Ridge Golf Resort and Conference Center. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks add three recruits IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks add three recruits
4 days ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
Officially, the number of basketball recruits in IUP’s 2016 class stands at three. [Read More]
SOFTBALL: Gilgal wins Church League game SOFTBALL: Gilgal wins Church League game
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Gilgal Presbyterian defeated Indiana Alliance Church, 18-4, in an Indiana County Church League softball game Thursday. [Read More]
Winning team named at golf tournament Winning team named at golf tournament
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Indiana County Head Start’s 20th annual golf tournament was held July 8 at the Indiana VFW. [Read More]

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At least 15 killed, dozens injured in knifing near Tokyo At least 15 killed, dozens injured in knifing near Tokyo
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TOKYO (AP) — Japan's national broadcaster NHK reports that 15 people were killed and 45 injured in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in Sagamihara, just outside Tokyo. [Read More]
Two dead in shooting at Florida nightclub's 'teen' party Two dead in shooting at Florida nightclub's 'teen' party
12 hours ago -
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Gunfire erupted at a nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens in Florida, leaving two teens dead and at least 17 other people wounded, officials said Monday. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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State police investigated the discovery of four marijuana plants in a field in West Wheatfield Township early Sunday, according to a report. [Read More]
Two killed, at least 17 wounded in Florida nightclub shooting Two killed, at least 17 wounded in Florida nightclub shooting
18 hours ago -
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Gunfire erupted at a nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens in Florida, leaving two dead and at least 17 wounded, officials said today. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
18 hours ago -
White Township State police said Carson D. Schloder, 16, of Homer City, was not hurt after he lost control of his car on the off ramp of Route 119 onto Wayne Avenue and struck a sign at 8:25 a.m. Wednesday. Derry Township, Westmoreland County Three people were injured in a collision at 9:31 [Read More]
Last of slain Baton Rouge officers to be buried today
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BATON ROUGE, La. — The last of the three Louisiana law enforcement officers killed in an ambush near a busy highway in Baton Rouge is being buried today. [Read More]
Recriminations roil race for governor in Ferguson
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — It has been two years since a white police officer fatally shot black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., touching off days of rioting, but the political repercussions from the incident have only intensified. [Read More]
Californian who tried joining Islamic State faces sentencing Californian who tried joining Islamic State faces sentencing
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SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California man who aspired to join the Islamic State group in Syria and lied to get a replacement American passport to head overseas could face two decades in prison Monday when he is set to be sentenced. [Read More]
Two hurt during memorial ride Two hurt during memorial ride
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YOUNG TOWNSHIP — Two people were injured when a motorcycle hit a tree along McIntyre Road at the entrance to Challenger Raceway on Saturday afternoon, emergency responders reported. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
2 days ago -
Somebody stole a car between midnight and 7 a.m. Saturday while it was parked on South 13th Street, according to Indiana Borough police. [Read More]

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WEDDING: Todd Holbay and Ashley Fetsko WEDDING: Todd Holbay and Ashley Fetsko
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Todd Adam Holbay and Ashley Elizabeth Fetsko were united in marriage on June 6, 2016, in an intimate ceremony beneath the umbrage of giant redwood trees along the Avenue of the Giants in California. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 25: Gazette readers' birthdays, July 25:
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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]
WEDDING: Julie Prior and Mitchell Receski WEDDING: Julie Prior and Mitchell Receski
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Julie Michele Prior, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Barry Prior, of Pittsburgh, and Mitchell Robert Receski, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Receski, of Indiana, were married on June 25, 2016, at St. Maurice Roman Catholic Church, Pittsburgh. The Rev. Father John Skirtich officiated. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 24: Gazette readers' birthdays, July 24:
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
BIRTH: Julian James Maverick Warner BIRTH: Julian James Maverick Warner
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Julian James Maverick Warner was born June 15, 2016, at 4:45 p.m. at Magee-Womens Hospital of Pittsburgh. [Read More]
Scholarship awarded to Homer-Center alumni Scholarship awarded to Homer-Center alumni
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A Homer-Center Alumni Scholarship was recently awarded to Lane Matthew Potts, a 2016 graduate of Homer-Center High School. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 23: Gazette readers' birthdays, July 23:
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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 22, 2016: [Read More]
EAGLE SCOUT: Joseph Emilio Cook EAGLE SCOUT: Joseph Emilio Cook
4 days ago -
Joseph Emilio Cook recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America. [Read More]

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At least 15 killed, dozens injured in knifing near Tokyo At least 15 killed, dozens injured in knifing near Tokyo
10 hours ago -
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's national broadcaster NHK reports that 15 people were killed and 45 injured in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in Sagamihara, just outside Tokyo. [Read More]
Seeking wider digital audience, Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8 billion Seeking wider digital audience, Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8 billion
12 hours ago -
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Seeking a wider digital audience, Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion in a deal that marks the end of an era for a company that defined much of the early internet but struggled to stay relevant in an online world dominated by Google and Facebook. [Read More]
Two dead in shooting at Florida nightclub's 'teen' party Two dead in shooting at Florida nightclub's 'teen' party
12 hours ago -
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Gunfire erupted at a nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens in Florida, leaving two teens dead and at least 17 other people wounded, officials said Monday. [Read More]
California man sentenced for trying to aid Islamic State California man sentenced for trying to aid Islamic State
15 hours ago -
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California man who aspired to join the Islamic State group in Syria and lied to get a replacement American passport to head overseas was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison and supervised release for life. [Read More]
Two killed, at least 17 wounded in Florida nightclub shooting Two killed, at least 17 wounded in Florida nightclub shooting
18 hours ago -
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Gunfire erupted at a nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens in Florida, leaving two dead and at least 17 wounded, officials said today. [Read More]
Last of slain Baton Rouge officers to be buried today
18 hours ago -
BATON ROUGE, La. — The last of the three Louisiana law enforcement officers killed in an ambush near a busy highway in Baton Rouge is being buried today. [Read More]
Wildfire sees new life, yields new destruction Wildfire sees new life, yields new destruction
18 hours ago -
LOS ANGELES — A wildfire that destroyed 18 homes has surged back to unpredictable life, darkening the skies north of Los Angeles with black smoke and driving thousands from their homes. [Read More]
Study: Behavior changes could signal dementia onset
18 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — Memory loss may not always be the first warning sign that dementia is brewing — changes in behavior or personality might be an early clue. [Read More]
CAMPAIGN 2016: Email leak, leadership shakeup mean rocky start for convention CAMPAIGN 2016: Email leak, leadership shakeup mean rocky start for convention
18 hours ago -
PHILADELPHIA — Democrats who gleefully jeered Republican divisions last week awoke to a political mess of their own making today as party unity behind Hillary Clinton proved much harder to secure. [Read More]
Recriminations roil race for governor in Ferguson
18 hours ago -
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — It has been two years since a white police officer fatally shot black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., touching off days of rioting, but the political repercussions from the incident have only intensified. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: Reassessment still hurting taxpayers Letter to the editor: Reassessment still hurting taxpayers
17 hours ago -
On July 13, over 40 concerned taxpayers attended a commissioners’ meeting. Approximately 20 of those in attendance spoke during the public comment portion. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Father knows best Letter to the editor: Father knows best
18 hours ago -
When it comes to education, my father, Tony DeLoreto, candidate for state Senate in the 41st District, knows best. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Wrong direction Letter to the editor: Wrong direction
18 hours ago -
A stunning 79 percent of Americans now believe the country is heading in the wrong direction, a 15-point spike over recent years, according to an Associated Press – GfK poll. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: ABATE thanks supporters Letter to the Editor: ABATE thanks supporters
2 days ago -
Indiana County ABATE (Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education) recently had its 2016 Camp Orenda fundraising campaign. It was another great year and we would like to send an enormous thank-you to the following businesses, organizations and their patrons, as well as private donors. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: The right restroom door? Letter to the Editor: The right restroom door?
2 days ago -
I would like to begin with a simple-to-understand passage of Scripture: Genesis 1:27, “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.” This verse is easy to comprehend. It is not difficult to know the gender in which you are born. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: At long last, a choice in the 41st district Letter to the Editor: At long last, a choice in the 41st district
2 days ago -
Kudos to state Senate candidate Tony DeLoreto for his July 7 letter headlined “Workers deserve more from senator.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Property owners should appeal taxes now Letter to the Editor: Property owners should appeal taxes now
1 week ago -
To the county commissioners: I’m sure you realize by now that you will have many more appeals on property reassessments. The time to appeal needs to be extended beyond Sept. 1. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Support Citizens', other first responders Letter to the Editor: Support Citizens', other first responders
1 week ago -
With all the recent ongoing discussions and incidents related to the drug epidemic plaguing our communities in Indiana County, it is critical for all of us to recognize the valuable resources being used every day to respond to these incidents, in addition to all the other emergencies. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Do not arm educators Letter to the Editor: Do not arm educators
1 week ago -
I am deeply troubled by the recent Indiana Area school board meeting, during which debate focused on allowing teachers to carry firearms — a dangerous, unnecessary and likely ineffective plan. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Elderton/Plumcreek Park lauds volunteers Letter to the Editor: Elderton/Plumcreek Park lauds volunteers
2 weeks ago -
There is much negativity in our society today, but I would like to share some positive actions by some wonderful people. The Elderton/Plumcreek Recreation Park would like to thank all those who have volunteered at the park this spring and summer. [Read More]
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