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School van driver dies in wreck on Route 403

School van driver dies in wreck on Route 403

KENWOOD — The driver of a school van was killed and five other people, including three children, were injured in a two-vehicle collision on Route 403 just north of Route 580 in Cherryhill Township at 3:53 p.m. Friday.

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'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': Be wary of being tempted 'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': Be wary of being tempted
2 hours ago - - MICHELE HUEY
As my husband and I hike the trails of the great outdoors, we spot different forms of wildlife and plants. [Read More]
Road work scheduled along East Pike
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Work will begin on East Pike between Route 286 and Two Lick Park in White Township beginning Monday at 7 a.m. [Read More]
Students participate in challenge Students participate in challenge
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In January, ninth-grade civics students participated in a challenge sent by state Sen. Don White called the Ought to be a Law Contest. [Read More]
Community church events planned
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Every Saturday in The Indiana Gazette, find this roundup of family- and community-related events hosted by churches in the Indiana County area. [Read More]
Library announces free events
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The Indiana Free Library will offer the following free programs next week: [Read More]
Free summer meals available
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Children in Indiana County who are eligible for free or reduced school lunches will be in need as school concludes for the summer. [Read More]
Coming events to be held
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Events to be held in communities around Indiana County, include: [Read More]
Vacation Bible school planned
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The following area churches have scheduled Vacation Bible School: [Read More]
AREA CHURCH SERVICES AREA CHURCH SERVICES
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Indiana County area churches are grouped by communities, which appear in alphabetical order ... [Read More]
After official count, auditors race ends in tie After official count, auditors race ends in tie
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
In what may be a first in Indiana County election history, a tie in votes for a county row office will be broken by a casting of lots. [Read More]

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YOUTH LEGION ROUNDUP: Armstrong holds off Lions, 14-9 YOUTH LEGION ROUNDUP: Armstrong holds off Lions, 14-9
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Armstrong scored nine runs in the second inning and then cut an Indiana Lions’ comeback effort short to earn a 14-9 win in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball game Friday at the Ford City Athletic Complex. [Read More]
IUP FOOTBALL: Former WPIAL star to play for Hawks IUP FOOTBALL: Former WPIAL star to play for Hawks
1 day ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Lenny Williams might not have the physical stature that most college coaches want in a quarterback, but his track record for success can’t be denied. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: IUP selects finalists for athlete of the year IUP ROUNDUP: IUP selects finalists for athlete of the year
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IUP has selected eight finalists for the men’s and women’s athletes of the year award. [Read More]
BASEBALL BANQUET BASEBALL BANQUET
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Submitted photo [Read More]
SANDLOT BASEBALL: Big inning sparks Indiana SANDLOT BASEBALL: Big inning sparks Indiana
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Indiana Legion limited Young Township to five hits and mounted a big rally in the top of the sixth inning to pull away for an 8-2 win in an Indiana County Senior Legion baseball game Thursday at Bertolino Field. [Read More]
Stingers' PIAA softball game set Stingers' PIAA softball game set
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Marion Center will face Deer Lakes in the first round of the PIAA Class AA softball tournament. [Read More]
Wears qualifies for golf tourney Wears qualifies for golf tourney
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LATROBE — Will Wears, of Ligonier, qualified for the 115th annual West Penn Amateur Golf Championship on Thursday at the Latrobe Elks Golf Club. [Read More]
Two score aces at Indian Springs Two score aces at Indian Springs
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Two players scored holes-in-one at the Indian Springs Golf and Country Club on Saturday. [Read More]
Saint Francis to honor Stefan Saint Francis to honor Stefan
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LORETTO — Homer-Center graduate Lindsey Stefan will be one of nine individuals who will be inducted into the Saint Francis University Athletics Hall of Fame on Aug. 8. [Read More]
Bowfishing tourney set at range
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The inaugural RC Indoor Archery Range Bowfishing Tournament will be held Friday and Saturday, June 5 and 6. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Indiana University of Pennsylvania police stopped a vehicle for running through two stop signs in the 1200 block of Maple Street at 2:15 a.m. April 19. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
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Ayla Binion, 26, of Seward, was not hurt in a one-vehicle crash at 12:32 a.m. May 22 on Route 22 east of Palmerton Road. [Read More]
Man dies in Armstrong Co. fire Man dies in Armstrong Co. fire
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KITTANNING — An Armstrong County man died Friday morning in a fire at his home along Bunker Hill Road, North Buffalo Township. [Read More]
Silk Road founder gets life for creating online drug site Silk Road founder gets life for creating online drug site
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NEW YORK — A San Francisco man who created the underground drug-selling website Silk Road was sentenced Friday to life in prison by a judge who cited six deaths from drugs bought on his site and five people he tried to have killed. [Read More]
Fatal wreck reported in Penns Manor area Fatal wreck reported in Penns Manor area
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One person died in a two-vehicle accident Friday afternoon on Route 403 near the Penns Manor school complex. [Read More]
Glen Campbell man reported missing Glen Campbell man reported missing
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A Glen Campbell man was reported missing by state police Thursday. Troopers from the Punxsutawney barracks said Harold J. Pearce, 49, of Railroad Street, was last seen by his sister on April 5. [Read More]
Defendants sentenced in county court Defendants sentenced in county court
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Numerous defendants appeared for sentencing and other sanctions at hearings on April 6, 8, 10, 13 and 16 before Judges William Martin and Thomas Bianco in the Indiana County Common Pleas Court: [Read More]
Missing Elderton-area man found Missing Elderton-area man found
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ELDERTON — An Elderton-area man reported missing over the weekend was located by search crews just before 11:30 a.m. Thursday, not far from his home in Plumcreek Township, state police reported. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Someone broke a screen door and garage door at Mark Park Pool along South Sixth Street between 9 p.m. Wednesday and 8:45 a.m. Thursday, according to state police. [Read More]
Bicycle found Bicycle found
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State police at the Indiana barracks said they found a blue and red spray painted bicycle at 938 Marion Road in White Township. [Read More]

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BIRTH: Tyler George Longwill
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Tyler George Longwill was born at 12:01 p.m. on Sunday at Forbes Regional Hospital in Monroeville. He was 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and measured 20 1/2 inches long. [Read More]
Student of the Month: Sheree Elgin Student of the Month: Sheree Elgin
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Sheree Elgin, of Indiana, has been named the Penns Manor Education Association Senior of the Month for June. [Read More]
Student of the Month: Allison Startari Student of the Month: Allison Startari
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The Indiana Kiwanis Club recently named Allison Startari as the Student of the Month for April 2015. [Read More]
Graduation: Indiana County Technology Center Graduation: Indiana County Technology Center
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Graduation ceremonies for the Indiana County Technology Center were held Friday at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. [Read More]
Graduation: Punxsutawney Area High School Graduation: Punxsutawney Area High School
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PUNXSUTAWNEY — Punxsutawney Area High School held its graduation ceremony Friday at the high school. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 30 Gazette readers' birthdays, May 30
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
CARD SHOWER
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A card shower is being held in honor of Geneva Lemmon’s 85th birthday on Monday. [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center May 29 activity: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays: May 29 Gazette readers' birthdays: May 29
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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 28, 2015: [Read More]

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4,200 saved off coast of Libya
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ROME — More than 4,000 migrants have been rescued off Libya’s coast in 22 separate operations in one day, with rescuers finding 17 people dead aboard a rubber dinghy, the Italian Coast Guard said today. [Read More]
U.S., Iran accelerate nuclear talks U.S., Iran accelerate nuclear talks
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GENEVA — A month out from a nuclear deal deadline, the top U.S. and Iranian diplomats gathered in Geneva today in an effort to bridge differences over how quickly to ease economic sanctions on Tehran and how significantly the Iranians must open up military facilities to international inspections. [Read More]
Volunteers search for missing after flooding in central Texas Volunteers search for missing after flooding in central Texas
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WIMBERLEY, Texas — A handful of volunteers trudged along the muddy and brush-filled banks of the Blanco River in central Texas, searching for a group of people still missing days after the vacation house where they were staying was swept away in a massive flood. [Read More]
U.S. removes Cuba from terror list
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WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday removed Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, a crucial step in President Barack Obama’s push to normalize ties between Washington and Havana. [Read More]
Gunmen kill 22 in Pakistan bus hijackings Gunmen kill 22 in Pakistan bus hijackings
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QUETTA, Pakistan — As hundreds of mourners today protested the killing of 22 people in deadly bus hijackings in western Pakistan, the assaults raised new fears that a long-simmering insurgency there could be growing more violent. [Read More]
U.S. removes Cuba from terror list
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WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday removed Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, a crucial step in President Barack Obama’s push to normalize ties between Washington and Havana. [Read More]
Hastert paid to silence claims of abuse, source says Hastert paid to silence claims of abuse, source says
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CHICAGO — Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the allegations said. [Read More]
Man dies in Armstrong Co. fire Man dies in Armstrong Co. fire
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KITTANNING — An Armstrong County man died Friday morning in a fire at his home along Bunker Hill Road, North Buffalo Township. [Read More]
State wins court order in Medicare fight
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HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf and Attorney General Kathleen Kane hailed a court decision Friday that they had sought in a bid to protect Medicare Advantage enrollees caught in the middle of a feud between two western Pennsylvania health care giants. [Read More]
Silk Road founder gets life for creating online drug site Silk Road founder gets life for creating online drug site
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NEW YORK — A San Francisco man who created the underground drug-selling website Silk Road was sentenced Friday to life in prison by a judge who cited six deaths from drugs bought on his site and five people he tried to have killed. [Read More]

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As I See It: Invest in pre-K now, not prisons later As I See It: Invest in pre-K now, not prisons later
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At a recent budget hearing, a senator asked, “If you were to advise us as to an investment that we should be making in another agency, in another part of government, that would impact what you do, change the outcome of what you do, what would you recommend?” [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Trail extension about more than bikes Letter to the editor: Trail extension about more than bikes
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Will Indiana Borough step up and help enhance the community? [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Honest person returns left-behind purse Letter to the editor: Honest person returns left-behind purse
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Last week I stopped at K-Mart, bought some flowers, put them in the car and drove home only to discover I had left my purse in the shopping cart. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Morality not the same as religion Letter to the editor: Morality not the same as religion
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People believe that they need to be religious to have morals. Many more believe that without religion, everything would be anarchy. This, however, contradicts the science that has existed for hundreds of years, and why there is such a large war between science and religion today. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Indiana should OK multimodal corridor Letter to the Editor: Indiana should OK multimodal corridor
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Bravo to the White Township supervisors for voting to fund the proposed bike path to connect the Hoodlebug Trail to the White Township Recreation Complex. Moving this project forward shows that they can see the tremendous opportunity to improve the already great recreational facilities in our area. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Water company's response praised Letter to the Editor: Water company's response praised
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Once again we experienced the American Water Co.’s professionalism while they repaired a pipe leakage at our home. Last year they also came to our rescue with a water main break. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Industry Partnerships are a winning idea Letter to the Editor: Industry Partnerships are a winning idea
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Pennsylvania is known nationally for its leadership in connecting workforce training to the skill needs of key industries, creating workers with the capabilities needed for high productivity, healthy profits and good wages. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Committee system right for IASD board Letter to the editor: Committee system right for IASD board
1 week ago -
The debate between Indiana Area school directors Tom Harley and Deborah Clawson on the use of a committee system left me scratching my head that there was even a debate. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Act now to avoid future doctor shortages Letter to the editor: Act now to avoid future doctor shortages
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A recent report on the physician workforce from the Pennsylvania Joint State Government Commission recommends six strategies to address projected future physician shortages. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Pennsylvania senators should oppose pension bill
2 weeks ago -
On May 11, a state Senate committee on a party-line vote rushed to approve Senate Bill 1 that would address problems with the state pension system. (“Republicans seek sweeping reform of state pension system,” Indiana Gazette, May 7) [Read More]
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