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OSHA called to investigate cadmium exposure at plant

OSHA called to investigate cadmium exposure at plant

- CHAUNCEY ROSS

A federal agency has opened an investigation of an industrial accident that sent 17 workers to Indiana Regional Medical Center for treatment of chemical exposure.

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Officers installed for TOPS organization Officers installed for TOPS organization
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Take off Pounds Sensibly recently installed new officers. [Read More]
Brush Valley Day to be held Saturday Brush Valley Day to be held Saturday
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The 42nd annual Brush Valley Day will be held Saturday at the Brush Valley fire department grounds. [Read More]
Eliza Furnace to be featured Eliza Furnace to be featured
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Friends of the Parks will present a guided tour of the Eliza Furnace in Vintondale — along the Ghost Town Trail — on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. [Read More]
REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER REGIONAL ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
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Every Thursday, get the Gazette's complete listing of concerts, films, theater, music, dance and other performing arts. It's all one click away in the entertainment center. [Read More]
Art campers plan reception Art campers plan reception
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Students in the Indiana Art Association's art camp for high schoolers worked Tuesday at The Artists Hand Gallery on Philadelphia Street. [Read More]
ICCAP: A beacon of hope for those in need ICCAP: A beacon of hope for those in need
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
In an address Jan. 8, 1964, to a joint session of Congress, President Lyndon Johnson urged lawmakers and all residents of the United States to join him in helping the Americans who he said “live on the outskirts of hope." [Read More]
Workers treated for chemical exposure Workers treated for chemical exposure
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
Seventeen employees of a Center Township specialty metals and melt shop were treated at Indiana Regional Medical Center Tuesday for exposure to a hazardous material, possibly cadmium. [Read More]
Unhealthy ozone levels spur air quality warning Unhealthy ozone levels spur air quality warning
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For the second day, people with respiratory problems, as well as the very young and the elderly, are advised to limit their time outdoors in Indiana County because of higher-than-normal levels of ozone. [Read More]
Ruling delayed in auditor recount Ruling delayed in auditor recount
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
Indiana County Common Pleas Court Judge Thomas Bianco ruled Tuesday that additional testimony is needed before he decides whether to grant a recount of ballots cast in East Mahoning Township in the spring primary election. [Read More]
Dougherty elected to board of directors Dougherty elected to board of directors
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The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association has announced that Indiana County District Attorney Patrick Dougherty has been elected to the board of directors for the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute for the 2015-2016 term. [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
ICL BASEBALL: Colts force decisive Game 5 ICL BASEBALL: Colts force decisive Game 5
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Bobby Thompson smacked an RBI single in the eighth inning to drive in the eventual game-winning run, lifting Blairsville to a 9-8 win over West Lebanon in Game 4 of the semifinal round of the Indiana County League playoffs Wednesday at Bertolino Field. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Crimson Hawks name new coach IUP ROUNDUP: Crimson Hawks name new coach
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IUP hired Scott Pennewill to lead the women’s volleyball program. [Read More]
ICL BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Blairsville, New Derry stay alive ICL BASEBALL PLAYOFFS: Blairsville, New Derry stay alive
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One-run games remained the norm in the Indiana County League semifinals on Tuesday. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Title, state berth remain on line YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Title, state berth remain on line
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Penn Township plated six runs in the first inning and bounced back from its first loss in the tournament by routing Armstrong, 12-5, in the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion Western Regional baseball tournament Tuesday at First Commonwealth Field. [Read More]
Two fire aces at Chetremon
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CHERRY TREE — Two players recorded a hole-in-one at Chetremon Golf Course on Friday and Sunday. [Read More]
Gilgal advances in playoffs
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Gilgal Presbyterian defeated Saving Grace Church, 10-6, in an Indiana County Church League softball playoff game Tuesday. [Read More]
Pool league seeks players
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The Indiana Pool League will begin its 2015-16 season in mid-September. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY LEAGUE BASEBALL: West Lebanon takes 2-0 lead INDIANA COUNTY LEAGUE BASEBALL: West Lebanon takes 2-0 lead
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WEST LEBANON — Blairsville and host West Lebanon played to the same final score as their first game in their best-of-five Indiana County League semifinal playoff series, but West Lebanon was forced to rally from two late deficits to steal another 7-6 victory and take a 2-0 series lead on Monday. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Armstrong stays alive in tourney YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Armstrong stays alive in tourney
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In his first pitching appearance of the year, Paul Cypher tossed a four-hitter, and Armstrong jumped out to an early 10-run lead in an 11-5 win over Farmington in an elimination game of the Pennsylvania Youth American Legion Western Regional baseball tournament Monday at First Commonwealth Field. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Float trip worth the wait JEFF KNAPP: Float trip worth the wait
2 days ago - - JEFF KNAPP
The cool flow of Mahoning Creek pushed hard against my legs as I launched a long cast into a small eddy of protected water tucked along the far bank. I gave the 3-inch suspending jerkbait a sharp twitch, then a pause, and a smallmouth bass crushed it. [Read More]

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POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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A burglar broke a board covering a counter door to get inside the concession stand at the Mack Park swimming pool June 16, state police at Indiana said today. [Read More]
ACCIDENT ACCIDENT
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Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle collision at 10:44 a.m. July 23 on Route 217 south of Don Street, state police at Greensburg said today. [Read More]
Home man, 29, dies in violent ATV crash Home man, 29, dies in violent ATV crash
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RAYNE TOWNSHIP — A Home man died early today when the all-terrain vehicle he was driving crashed along Davis Road. [Read More]
Workers treated for chemical exposure Workers treated for chemical exposure
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
Seventeen employees of a Center Township specialty metals and melt shop were treated at Indiana Regional Medical Center Tuesday for exposure to a hazardous material, possibly cadmium. [Read More]
Accident reported in Burrell Township Accident reported in Burrell Township
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Volunteer firefighters from the Black Lick and Coral/Graceton departments responded to a two-vehicle crash along Old Indiana Road, Burrell Township. [Read More]
No injuries reported in Blairsville structure fire No injuries reported in Blairsville structure fire
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BLAIRSVILLE — Firefighters from four departments were dispatched for a reported structure fire along East Brown Street, Blairsville, at 1:12 p.m. Tuesday. [Read More]
POLICE LOG POLICE LOG
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Steven Beighley, 54, of Saltsburg, told state police at the Kiski Valley station his 250 Timberwolf ATV was stolen from 130 Harvat Road. [Read More]
State expands notice for sex assault victims
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HARRISBURG — Victims of some of Pennsylvania’s most horrific sexual crimes are getting better information about offenders’ status under a new partnership between the state police and the Office of Victim Advocate. [Read More]
Trial ordered in attack on man Trial ordered in attack on man
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Five white men have been ordered to stand trial in what prosecutors allege was a racially motivated attack on a black man allegedly thrown onto the tracks of a Pittsburgh commuter rail station. [Read More]
Man enters plea in rock incident
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LEWISBURG (AP) — An 18-year-old man is awaiting sentencing for his role in a highway overpass rock throwing that badly injured an Ohio schoolteacher. [Read More]

All Family News

 
2ND BIRTHDAY: Chloe Battick 2ND BIRTHDAY: Chloe Battick
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Chloe Regan Battick turns 2 years old today. She is the daughter of Frank Battick and Wendy Nemeth Battick, of Ernest. [Read More]
Birth marks fifth generation for family Birth marks fifth generation for family
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The arrival of Ryleigh Greek marked the fifth generation of the Yanoschick family. [Read More]
Camp includes dragon, griffon quest Camp includes dragon, griffon quest
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BOULDER, Colo. — Six kids, ages 10 to 12, are 300 feet under the ocean. They are wearing dive suits made of coral, using swords and various spells to fight off a giant crab. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 30 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 30
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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 29, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, July 29 Gazette readers' birthdays, July 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, July 28, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers birthdays, July 28 Gazette readers birthdays, July 28
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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 27, 2015: [Read More]
50th ANNIVERSARY: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clark 50th ANNIVERSARY: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clark
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Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clark, of Armagh, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 24. [Read More]

All World News

 
Taliban leader died two years ago, Afghans report Taliban leader died two years ago, Afghans report
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KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan asserted Wednesday that the Taliban’s reclusive leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, died more than two years ago in a Pakistani hospital — an announcement that injects new uncertainty into the country’s fragile peace process. [Read More]
Government finds health law co-ops awash in red ink
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WASHINGTON — Nonprofit co-ops, the health care law’s public-spirited alternative to mega-insurers, are awash in red ink and many have fallen short of sign-up goals, a government audit has found. [Read More]
Killing of lion triggers outrage Killing of lion triggers outrage
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ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known, protected lion while on a hunt in Zimbabwe has advised his patients to seek care elsewhere since becoming a target of outrage from across the world. [Read More]
Fire damages building at PSU
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STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State says a late-night fire damaged a classroom and left the building smelling like smoke. [Read More]
Carter: Successful Iran nuclear deal better than strike Carter: Successful Iran nuclear deal better than strike
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WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that the U.S. armed forces stand ready to confront Iran, but told lawmakers that a successful implementation of the nuclear agreement with Tehran is preferable to a military strike. [Read More]
U.S. economy posts solid 2.3 percent growth rate in Q2
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy posted a solid rebound in the April-June quarter after a harsh winter, led by a surge in consumer spending and a recovery in foreign trade that bode well for the rest of the year. [Read More]
Then and now: Medicare program turns 50 Then and now: Medicare program turns 50
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WASHINGTON — When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, roughly half of Americans 65 and older had no health insurance. [Read More]
Accused teacher to stand trial
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PLUM (AP) — A suspended English teacher accused of having had sex with a student has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he tried to intimidate the girl by contacting her with a school-issued laptop. [Read More]
Gilmore enters race Gilmore enters race
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican presidential contest has grown to 17 candidates with Wednesday’s entry of Jim Gilmore. [Read More]
House approves bill to make it easier to fire VA workers
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WASHINGTON — The House on Wednesday approved a bill making it easier to fire or demote hundreds of thousands of employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs, as lawmakers expressed continued frustration at the slow pace of change at the beleaguered agency. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the Editor: The time to act is now Letter to the Editor: The time to act is now
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It’s time to take our county back. Many of you have grown up here, went to school or college here, worked, raised your families here. Many are “transplants,” having moved here for work. We have all enjoyed what this county has to offer. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Lobbying for medical care Letter to the Editor: Lobbying for medical care
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What if you called 911 and no one responded? Across the state of Pennsylvania many areas are facing this as a reality. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Commissioners should show their concern Letter to the Editor: Commissioners should show their concern
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The following is a quote from the Indiana County commissioners on the recent tax reassessment: “We are also very concerned with the senior population who yet do not clearly understand the effect of their tax notice or their ability to pay.” [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Appreciating God's 'true colors' Letter to the Editor: Appreciating God's 'true colors'
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Considering that God is “Love,” it’s obvious by living under our creator’s supervision that we’ll prosper in a loving and righteous way. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: What do you have to say, commissioners? Letter to the editor: What do you have to say, commissioners?
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What do you say? Commissioners, what do you say to the 83-year-old lady who lives by herself as a widow living off her Social Security but feels secure in her home because her late husband built it with his own hands? [Read More]
Letter to the editor: One-third needs to be heard on reassessment Letter to the editor: One-third needs to be heard on reassessment
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The Third needs to be heard: This is not against paying taxes. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: When the Bible meets the law Letter to the editor: When the Bible meets the law
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An interesting caricature of God has emerged — both in recent Gazette letters and elsewhere — that seem to portray him as a sort of whimsical destroyer, intent on annihilating America in response to its legalization of same-sex marriage. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Next Indiana board should consider this Letter to the editor: Next Indiana board should consider this
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At least three current Indiana school board members will be gone the first week of December and the two lowest overall vote-getters in the primary are current board members, so as many as five (the majority of the board) are likely to be replaced by new members. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Publicly shamed for simple forgetfulness Letter to the editor: Publicly shamed for simple forgetfulness
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I was baffled when I came home on Friday, July 10. A huge yellow piece of paper was on my door for the whole neighborhood to see that I made one mistake. I accidentally left my garbage can out Thursday into Friday morning. [Read More]
Letter to the editor: Court wrong on gay marriage Letter to the editor: Court wrong on gay marriage
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Regardless of the Supreme Court, there is only one marriage between a man and a woman that produces a family of children by the usual process. [Read More]
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