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Clymer residents blast Sheetz plan

Clymer residents blast Sheetz plan

- CHAUNCEY ROSS

CLYMER — Much as it did in Center and Burrell townships, the Sheetz convenience store chain met public resistance in Clymer Tuesday at a public hearing on the company’s plan to sell beer at its local outlet along Franklin Street.

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Drop-off recycling to be offered Drop-off recycling to be offered
18 hours ago -
HOME — Drop-off recycling will be offered to residents of Rayne Township and surrounding communities from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Rayne Township Maintenance Building, 140 Tanoma Road, Home. [Read More]
PennDOT schedules road work this week PennDOT schedules road work this week
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PennDOT has scheduled the following maintenance and construction activities in Indiana County this week: [Read More]
Agencies offer teen volunteer opportunities Agencies offer teen volunteer opportunities
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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]
MARION CENTER AREA: School directors OK preliminary budget with increase in taxes MARION CENTER AREA: School directors OK preliminary budget with increase in taxes
2 days ago - - RANDY WELLS
MARION CENTER — As recommended in recent weeks by the district’s superintendent and business manager, the Marion Center Area School District directors Monday gave tentative approval to a 0.362 percent increase in the district’s real estate tax. [Read More]
UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Proposed budget holds line on taxes UNITED SCHOOL DISTRICT: Proposed budget holds line on taxes
2 days ago - - HEATHER CARLSON
EAST WHEATFIELD TOWNSHIP — District residents will not see a tax increase for a second year under a proposed budget adopted Monday for the coming school year. [Read More]
Math Walk provides real-world math lessons Math Walk provides real-world math lessons
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Fifth-grade students at Eisenhower Elementary School in Indiana took part Monday in the Math Walk program, completing math exercises based on observations of downtown Indiana architecture. [Read More]
Scouts honor deceased military veterans Scouts honor deceased military veterans
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As part of their continued commitment to the community, members of Boy Scout Troop 29 volunteered to help the veterans administration honor deceased military veterans by placing flags on their graves. [Read More]
Gazette staffers earn seven PAPME awards Gazette staffers earn seven PAPME awards
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The Indiana Gazette has learned that its newsroom staff earned five first-place awards and two second-place awards over the weekend at the 2017 Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors’ annual News Excellence Competition. [Read More]
SEEDS OF WELLNESS: Gardening offers physical, mental health benefits
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SEEDS OF WELLNESS: Gardening offers physical, mental health benefits
2 days ago - - STEVE WOLFE
Gardening is a fun hobby that anyone can pick up at any point in their life cycle. The benefits to planting a garden are abundant. [Read More]
Area high schools set baccalaureate and graduation dates Area high schools set baccalaureate and graduation dates
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Area high schools will hold baccalaureate and graduation ceremonies on the following dates: [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
Young wrestler earns awards Young wrestler earns awards
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Rowan Grantz placed third at the Middle Atlantic Wrestling Association national championships recently in Salisbury, Md., going 5-1 in the tournament and earning All-America recognition. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Bobcats run out of answers HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Bobcats run out of answers
18 hours ago - - JOE BACCAMAZZI
BLAIRSVILLE — Blairsville again had an answer. It just didn’t have one more. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Wildcats keep eye on the prize HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Wildcats keep eye on the prize
18 hours ago - - CARLY KROUSE
CENTER TOWNSHIP — Homer-Center was satisfied with its win Tuesday, but the Wildcats have their eyes on a much bigger prize. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY LEAGUE: West Lebanon picks up first win INDIANA COUNTY LEAGUE: West Lebanon picks up first win
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APOLLO — Andrew Newton singled, doubled and drove in three runs, and West Lebanon used a 10-run first inning and took advantage of eight errors to cruise to its first win of the season, 17-7 over Apollo, in an Indiana County League baseball game Tuesday. [Read More]
LEGION BASEBALL: Young Township wins season opener LEGION BASEBALL: Young Township wins season opener
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YOUNG TOWNSHIP — Devin Fairman struck out five in a two-hitter, clubbed two singles and notched three RBIs to lead Young Township in a rout of visiting Indiana Legion, 11-0, to win its Indiana County Senior Legion baseball season opener Tuesday. [Read More]
Homer-Center schedules camps
18 hours ago -
HOMER CITY — A basketball camp and a shooting clinic will be held at Homer-Center High School in June. [Read More]
Soccer boosters team splits games Soccer boosters team splits games
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The Indiana Area Soccer Boosters under-12 boys’ Red Hawks defeated Somerset, 7-2, on May 14. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Balance needed in football competition Letter to the Editor: Balance needed in football competition
2 days ago -
Right now the boys and girls of summer sports are busy participating in ball and track events, but maybe this should be the time to take a second look at the football season. [Read More]
LEGION BASEBALL: Young Township throttles Kovacik LEGION BASEBALL: Young Township throttles Kovacik
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Brady Yard went 3-for-3 with four RBIs, and Young Township outhit visiting Kovacik Insurance 13-3 to cruise to 16-6 win in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball game that was shortened to six innings due to the mercy rule Monday. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY LEAGUE: Kiski clobbers West Lebanon INDIANA COUNTY LEAGUE: Kiski clobbers West Lebanon
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Kiski Valley jumped out to an early lead, extended it to 10-0 and beat West Lebanon in an Indiana County League game on Sunday. [Read More]

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Man to serve 4 years in prison for selling heroin Man to serve 4 years in prison for selling heroin
18 hours ago -
A Pittsburgh man was ordered Monday to serve up to four years in prison for a felony heroin peddling conviction in Indiana County Common Pleas Court. [Read More]
Police still searching for fugitive Police still searching for fugitive
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ROSSITER — Authorities this week opened ground and air searches for a northern Indiana County man who fled from parole officers who approached him in Canoe Township. [Read More]
Teen appeals sentence Teen appeals sentence
18 hours ago -
GREENSBURG (AP) — A lawyer for a 19-year-old Pennsylvania man convicted of shooting a friend and then posing for a selfie with the dying teen has appealed his sentence. [Read More]
Police: Child saved after driver OD’d
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police in Pittsburgh said an SUV with a child in the backseat nearly flipped over a steep hillside after the driver and passenger overdosed on what investigators believe was heroin. [Read More]
Playboy model heads to court for posting nude photo of senior
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LOS ANGELES — A Playboy centerfold who ignited a backlash of criticism when she secretly snapped a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a locker room and posted it online mocking the woman’s body is expected to appear in court today to resolve a criminal charge. [Read More]
Police: Body in river is man who leapt from bridge in chase Police: Body in river is man who leapt from bridge in chase
21 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A body discovered in a river near Pittsburgh over the weekend has been identified as a man who police say jumped from a bridge earlier this year after a car chase. [Read More]
11 people seated on Cosby jury; defense sees race bias 11 people seated on Cosby jury; defense sees race bias
1 day ago -
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers accused Pennsylvania prosecutors of trying to systematically keep blacks off the jury Tuesday after prosecutors used their strikes to send two black women home. [Read More]
10 people seated on jury for Bill Cosby's sex assault trial 10 people seated on jury for Bill Cosby's sex assault trial
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The jury that will hear Bill Cosby's sexual assault case was filling up quickly Tuesday as lawyers and prosecutors worked to select panelists who they believed would be favorable to their side. [Read More]
Search continues for fugitive Search continues for fugitive
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ROSSITER — Authorities on Monday opened ground and air searches for a northern Indiana County man who fled from parole officers who approached him in Canoe Township. [Read More]
Man found on road dies of injuries Man found on road dies of injuries
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APOLLO — A local man died Friday from injuries he apparently suffered the previous evening on a road a few miles from his home, state police reported. [Read More]

All Family News

 
50th ANNIVERSARY: Jim and Linda Heigley 50th ANNIVERSARY: Jim and Linda Heigley
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Jim and Linda Heigley, of Home, are celebrating their 50th anniversary. [Read More]
CNB Bank awards scholarships CNB Bank awards scholarships
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Greg Dixon, market executive of CNB Bank, last week announced the award of CNB Bank Scholarships to 11 high school students including April Murdick, of Marion Center. [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]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, May 23, 2017: [Read More]
VFW awards scholarships VFW awards scholarships
2 days ago -
Each year Indiana VFW Post 1989 awards three scholarship grants of $3,000 each. Any student currently attending an Indiana County High School is eligible, provided that the student has been accepted to any college or university. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 23: Gazette readers' birthdays, May 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, May 22, 2017: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 22: Gazette readers' birthdays, May 22:
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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
3 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, weekend activity: [Read More]
Indiana students receive scholarships Indiana students receive scholarships
4 days ago -
The following Indiana Area Senior High School students received scholarships. [Read More]

All World News

 
Trump officials defend budget proposal Trump officials defend budget proposal
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WASHINGTON — Top officials in President Donald Trump’s cabinet are heading to Capitol Hill to defend his plans to cut domestic programs and parry Democratic criticism of his tax proposals. [Read More]
Hands off U.S. election, ex-CIA director says he warned Russia Hands off U.S. election, ex-CIA director says he warned Russia
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WASHINGTON — Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential election and was concerned about Russian contacts with people involved in Donald Trump’s campaign. [Read More]
House approves revamp of appeals in VA cases House approves revamp of appeals in VA cases
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WASHINGTON — The House unanimously approved legislation Tuesday to cut the time it takes for the Department of Veterans Affairs to handle appeals from veterans unhappy with their disability payouts, an effort to reduce a rapidly growing claims backlog without adding billions in government costs. [Read More]
The Trump budget proposal by the numbers
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sent Congress his recommended budget for the coming fiscal year. It includes steep cuts to many programs relied on by the poor, such as Medicaid and food stamps, and greater spending on the military. [Read More]
Trump, Pope Francis spread peace message
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VATICAN CITY — President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican today, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe. [Read More]
U.K. deploys 1,000 soldiers to protect key sites
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MANCHESTER, England — British security forces arrested three more suspects today in connection with the Manchester concert bombing and sent hundreds of soldiers to secure key sites across the country, including Buckingham Palace and the British Parliament at Westminster. [Read More]
Cosby defense lawyers claim race bias in selection of jury
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PITTSBURGH — With just one black person seated among the first 11 jurors chosen for Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial, defense lawyers are crying foul and accusing prosecutors of trying to systematically keep blacks off the jury. [Read More]
Attorney hired to aid Trump in probe
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has retained his longtime attorney Marc Kasowitz as part of a still-forming outside legal team that will represent him in the investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. election. [Read More]
Roger Moore, star of 7 James Bond films, dies at 89 Roger Moore, star of 7 James Bond films, dies at 89
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LONDON — Roger Moore, the suavely insouciant star of seven James Bond films, has died in Switzerland. He was 89. [Read More]
Teen appeals sentence Teen appeals sentence
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GREENSBURG (AP) — A lawyer for a 19-year-old Pennsylvania man convicted of shooting a friend and then posing for a selfie with the dying teen has appealed his sentence. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: Where were all those phantom supporters? Letter to the Editor: Where were all those phantom supporters?
2 days ago -
The election is over. The votes have been counted, and those candidates opposed to the megaschool have won by an overwhelming 3.5 to 1. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Balance needed in football competition Letter to the Editor: Balance needed in football competition
2 days ago -
Right now the boys and girls of summer sports are busy participating in ball and track events, but maybe this should be the time to take a second look at the football season. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Questions about state government Letter to the Editor: Questions about state government
2 days ago -
Dear Pennsylvania lawmakers: I guess it is still business as usual. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Primary voters show opposition to project Letter to the Editor: Primary voters show opposition to project
4 days ago -
The primary election result for Indiana Area School District directors is as close to a referendum on the megaschool project as can be expected. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Open mindedness of liberals defended Letter to the Editor: Open mindedness of liberals defended
4 days ago -
In response to the letter from McClellan Blair in the Gazette on May 14 (“Liberals feel they’re owed entitlements”): [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Consolidation or deconsolidation Letter to the Editor: Consolidation or deconsolidation
1 week ago -
Consolidation or deconsolidation. Which word, which process is best for the education of the students of the Blairsville-Saltsburg School District? [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Determining the common good Letter to the Editor: Determining the common good
1 week ago -
I write this in response to Mr. McClellan Blair’s latest ride on his favorite hobbyhorse. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Closing North Seventh Street would be disruptive Letter to the editor: Closing North Seventh Street would be disruptive
1 week ago -
I am the office manager of a downtown Indiana business. We were not a recipient of the survey regarding the closure of North Seventh Street. Although the possible closure may not have a great impact on our business, as a resident, I implore you to consider the impact on us. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Senate Bill 76 would be a boon to state Letter to the editor: Senate Bill 76 would be a boon to state
2 weeks ago -
Why would anyone not want to do away with the burden of school real estate property tax? [Read More]
AS I SEE IT: Putting patients in charge, not D.C. AS I SEE IT: Putting patients in charge, not D.C.
2 weeks ago -
American taxpayers pay far more than any other country in the world for health care, but are we getting what we pay for? Skyrocketing premiums, lack of choices, insurers pulling out of the market and canceled plans are all symptoms of a deeper problem I have been pointing to for years. [Read More]
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