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Fasting marks Muslim holiday

Fasting marks Muslim holiday

As the mid-June evening sky begins to show bands of pink and purple, cars start to fill the parking lot of the Islamic Center of Indiana, where area Muslims will break their daily Ramadan fast.

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'Alvin and the Chipmunks' coming to KCAC in November 'Alvin and the Chipmunks' coming to KCAC in November
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Tickets for “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Live on Stage!”, a brand-new, music-filled, interactive live show, go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. [Read More]
Officers installed for Indiana Lions Club Officers installed for Indiana Lions Club
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The Indiana Lions Club recently installed new officers for the 2015-16 year at Hoss’s Steak & Sea House, White Township. [Read More]
Community cleanup set Community cleanup set
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CREEKSIDE — Cleanup days will be held July 21, 22 and 23 in Creekside Borough. [Read More]
Photos of the Week Photos of the Week
7 hours ago - - TOM PEEL, JAMIE EMPFIELD, KAYLA GRUBE, JESSICA UPTEGRAPH
Each week, the Gazette presents the people and places of the Indiana County area through the eyes of Gazette photographers and our readers. [Read More]
The Week in Review: Top stories week of June 28-July 4 The Week in Review: Top stories week of June 28-July 4
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Here is a look at the top stories of local interest published in The Indiana Gazette during the week of June 28-July 4. [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]
Communities celebrate Independence Day
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Communities celebrate Independence Day
2 days ago - - JAMES J. NESTOR
Area residents celebrated the Fourth of July in a variety of ways this year. [Read More]
Walnut Medical names assistant director Walnut Medical names assistant director
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Jodi R. Clark has been appointed to the position of assistant director at Walnut Medical Services. [Read More]
Financial adviser earns recognition Financial adviser earns recognition
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Geri Johnson of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Indiana recently earned the firm’s Edward Jones Sr. Founders Award for exceptional achievement in building client relationships. [Read More]
Nissan dealership earns award Nissan dealership earns award
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Mark Arbuckle Nissan, Indiana, has been awarded the Nissan Award of Excellence. [Read More]

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SANDLOT BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Young Township sweeps pair SANDLOT BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Young Township sweeps pair
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Young Township plated two runs in the fifth inning and then cut a late Marion Center rally short to score a 4-3 win in the opening game of an Indiana County Senior Legion baseball doubleheader at Marion Center Community Park. [Read More]
JUSTIN GERWICK: Clubs to contest President's Cup JUSTIN GERWICK: Clubs to contest President's Cup
2 days ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
Meadow Lane is teaming up with Deertrak Golf Club in Rural Valley to hold this year’s edition of the President’s Cup. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Lions deny S.W. Jack YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Lions deny S.W. Jack
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Needing a win to shore up a playoff spot, S.W. Jack limited Indiana Lions to just two hits but committed four costly errors in a 4-0 loss in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball game Friday at Charlie Hogan Field. [Read More]
IUP FOOTBALL: Season tickets on sale IUP FOOTBALL: Season tickets on sale
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Season tickets for the 2015 IUP football season are on sale at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Conference box office. Single-game tickets will be available soon. [Read More]
Women's league has received rave reviews Women's league has received rave reviews
3 days ago - - DUSTIN FILLOY
Ontario native Julie Sadler realized that football reigns supreme in the eyes of western Pennsylvania sports fans while watching one of her first Pittsburgh Steelers’ games. [Read More]
Shoff to play for U.S. cricket team Shoff to play for U.S. cricket team
3 days ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
A British athlete with local ties will have a unique experience as he represents the U.S. in the International Cricket Council Americas Under-19 Division 1 Championship in Bermuda this weekend. [Read More]
JUSTIN GERWICK: Cricket like baseball without bases JUSTIN GERWICK: Cricket like baseball without bases
3 days ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
Cricket is a unique sport and not one that most Americans claim to understand. The best way to describe the English game is baseball without the bases. [Read More]
SANDLOT BASEBALL: Punxsutawney takes over first place SANDLOT BASEBALL: Punxsutawney takes over first place
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Punxsutawney swept Kovacik Insurance, 2-1, 12-0, in a doubleheader Thursday to leap into first place in the Indiana County Senior Legion standings. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Bowman's takes IABB game AROUND THE AREA: Bowman's takes IABB game
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Bowman’s Coins defeated East American Motorsports, 8-5, in an Indiana Area Baseball Boosters game Thursday. [Read More]
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]

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POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Someone took $600 in cash belonging to two 23-year-old men at 412 Malibu Drive on June 4 between noon and 2:30 p.m., according to state police. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
6 hours ago -
State police said no one was injured in a two-vehicle accident Sunday along Route 22 just west of Livermore Road. [Read More]
Captured convict now faces 23 hours a day in prison cell Captured convict now faces 23 hours a day in prison cell
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ROMULUS, N.Y. (AP) — The surviving escapee from a prison break and three-week manhunt will spend 23 hours a day in a maximum-security cell, much more confined than he and a fellow murder convict were in the prison from which they managed a getaway, officials said Sunday. [Read More]
Boy, 7, killed in Chicago violence Boy, 7, killed in Chicago violence
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CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a 7-year-old boy who was celebrating the Fourth of July with his family was among three people who were shot and killed overnight in Chicago. [Read More]
Deteriorating nails blamed for North Carolina deck collapse Deteriorating nails blamed for North Carolina deck collapse
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EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) — Nails deteriorated by years of exposure to the sand, salt and moisture from the ocean gave way, causing a deck collapse that hurt 24 people as they posed for a picture at a North Carolina beachfront home, authorities said. [Read More]
Two dead, three missing after boat capsizes on Ohio River Two dead, three missing after boat capsizes on Ohio River
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Two people were killed and three remained missing after the pontoon boat they were riding in hit a barge and capsized in the Ohio River, Kentucky authorities said Sunday. [Read More]
INDIANA DISTRICT COURT DOCKET INDIANA DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
2 days ago -
The following defendants have been named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Guy Haberl, of Indiana. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
2 days ago -
State police at Kiski Valley said someone took an Apple iPad Mini from a vehicle June 11. [Read More]
ACCIDENTS ACCIDENTS
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State police said no one was hurt when a car struck a tree along Route 819 Friday at 10 a.m. [Read More]
Three bodies found in two homes Three bodies found in two homes
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BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Police have found three bodies inside two houses in the coastal Maine town of Boothbay Harbor, and authorities believe they are from the same family. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays, July 6 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 6
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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
6 hours ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, weekend activity: [Read More]
STUDENTS IN THE NEWS STUDENTS IN THE NEWS
2 days ago -
Here's a periodic roundup of academic achievements of Indiana County area students in post-secondary education. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: July 5 Gazette readers' birthdays: July 5
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 3, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: July 4 Gazette readers' birthdays: July 4
2 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
WEDDING: Maria Macchiaroli and Benjamin Hodnett WEDDING: Maria Macchiaroli and Benjamin Hodnett
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Maria Doreane Macchiaroli, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Macchiaroli, wed Dr. Benjamin Lucas Hodnett, son of the Rev. Tony Hodnett and the late Ramona Hodnett, at 2 p.m. on May 2. [Read More]
50TH ANNIVERSARY: Patricia and Robert Ward 50TH ANNIVERSARY: Patricia and Robert Ward
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Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Ward, of Commodore, will celebrate their 50th “golden” wedding anniversary with a dinner, given by their children, in their honor at Calvary Baptist Church, where they are active members. [Read More]
99TH BIRTHDAY: Kathryn George 99TH BIRTHDAY: Kathryn George
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Kathryn George, of Brush Valley, is celebrating her 99th birthday today with her family. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: July 3 Gazette readers' birthdays: July 3
3 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]

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Captured convict now faces 23 hours a day in prison cell Captured convict now faces 23 hours a day in prison cell
6 hours ago -
ROMULUS, N.Y. (AP) — The surviving escapee from a prison break and three-week manhunt will spend 23 hours a day in a maximum-security cell, much more confined than he and a fellow murder convict were in the prison from which they managed a getaway, officials said Sunday. [Read More]
Budget stalemate: Here's what to expect Budget stalemate: Here's what to expect
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Negotiations between the Wolf administration and lawmakers will resume today after Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, vetoed Republican-backed budget legislation and bills to privatize the state-controlled system of liquor and wine sales. [Read More]
Man dies in firework accident Man dies in firework accident
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CALAIS, Maine (AP) — A 22-year-old man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, killing him instantly, authorities said Sunday. [Read More]
Fate of Confederate flag left to S.C. Legislature Fate of Confederate flag left to S.C. Legislature
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The South Carolina Legislature is expected today to take up the fate of the Confederate battle flag that flies on the State House grounds, responding to demands that it be removed after the June 17 massacre of nine people at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. [Read More]
World heritage status approved for The Alamo, Japan sites World heritage status approved for The Alamo, Japan sites
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BONN, Germany — The United States has succeeded in its bid to “Remember the Alamo,” after the U.N. cultural body approved its status as a world heritage site Sunday. [Read More]
Pope's Mass in Ecuador expected to draw huge crowd Pope's Mass in Ecuador expected to draw huge crowd
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QUITO, Ecuador — Pope Francis traveled to the Ecuadorean port of Guayaquil today for a Mass expected to draw more than a million people, as Latin America’s first pontiff tours his home continent with a message of compassion for the weak and respect for an ailing planet. [Read More]
Kerry: Iran nuclear talks could go either way Kerry: Iran nuclear talks could go either way
6 hours ago -
VIENNA — Nine days into marathon nuclear talks, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday said the diplomatic efforts “could go either way." [Read More]
Boy, 7, killed in Chicago violence Boy, 7, killed in Chicago violence
6 hours ago -
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a 7-year-old boy who was celebrating the Fourth of July with his family was among three people who were shot and killed overnight in Chicago. [Read More]
Owner of 'Tetris' rights takes home, ranch off grid Owner of 'Tetris' rights takes home, ranch off grid
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HONOLULU — High above the bustling city of Honolulu, in a quiet, exclusive hillside neighborhood where some of the island’s wealthiest residents live, there is an extravagant home that’s not quite like the others. [Read More]
Head of POW-MIA group seeks input Head of POW-MIA group seeks input
6 hours ago -
WASHINGTON — The head of the Pentagon’s new agency in charge of recovering and identifying remains of U.S. war dead said he will push for more partnering with private groups that have resources and interest to help reinvigorate a troubled POW-MIA accounting mission. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: What if state liquor stores are privatized? Letter to the Editor: What if state liquor stores are privatized?
2 days ago -
Here are some predictions if the Legislature succeeds in privatizing the state liquor stores. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Halliburton, racehorses and politicials Letter to the Editor: Halliburton, racehorses and politicials
2 days ago -
Halliburton has closed up shop. Sen. Don White says, “I’m very upset with the people from Halliburton.” White and Rep. Dave Reed issued a joint statement stating, “Today is a dark day for Indiana County.” [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Guns don't kill people, people do Letter to the editor: Guns don't kill people, people do
3 days ago -
Yeah, people get killed by guns, but it isn’t the gun’s fault for killing the people. It is the people. They are the ones who have them and decide to go out and kill someone. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Christians should stand therefore for right Letter to the Editor: Christians should stand therefore for right
4 days ago -
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)
1 week 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
1 week ago -
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
1 week ago -
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
2 weeks ago -
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]
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