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After official count, auditors race ends in tie

After official count, auditors race ends in tie

- 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.

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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]
INSIDE INDIANA: Bears, concerts, Jerry B, George, etc.
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The local effort Love Bears All Things, which provides teddy bears to children in crisis situations, is expanding from Indiana to the entire county, according to an organizer. [Read More]
CENTER TOWNSHIP: Supervisors OK construction of senior housing proposal
8 hours ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
GRACETON — A housing complex for senior citizens is in the early design stage and tentatively set for construction beginning in 2016, a local engineer said Thursday. [Read More]
Search ends well in Armstrong County Search ends well in Armstrong County
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ELDERTON — An Elderton-area man reported missing over the weekend was located by search crews just before 11:30 this morning, not far from his home in Plumcreek Township, state police reported. [Read More]
WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors looking to remove truck scale WHITE TOWNSHIP: Supervisors looking to remove truck scale
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The White Township supervisors took a step toward taking out a closed truck scale at the township office, authorizing the township manager Wednesday to research the feasibility of removal. [Read More]
INDIANA COUNTY: Meetings scheduled on county reassessment INDIANA COUNTY: Meetings scheduled on county reassessment
1 day ago - - RANDY WELLS
A series of public informational meetings will be held in high school auditoriums in mid-June to help Indiana County property owners better understand the next phase of the countywide property reassessment. [Read More]
Attorneys, police teach law lessons at H-C Attorneys, police teach law lessons at H-C
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A Homer-Center High School student, portraying a teen driver involved in a fictitious homicide by vehicle case, was escorted into a “courtroom” in handcuffs Wednesday by local police officers. [Read More]
Homer City sets cleanup days Homer City sets cleanup days
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HOMER CITY — The borough of Homer City will host cleanup days from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 5 and 8 to 11 a.m. June 6. [Read More]
Bicyclists group installs rack for riders Bicyclists group installs rack for riders
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The Indiana Bicycle Coalition, in recognition of National Bicycle Month, donated a bike rack to the Indiana Free Library and Jimmy Stewart Museum. [Read More]
Leader recognition dinner held Leader recognition dinner held
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“A Glimpse of Tanzanian Life & Culture” was the theme of the recent Indiana County 4-H Leader Appreciation Dinner. S&T Bank sponsored the evening program that recognized the 64 volunteers. [Read More]

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FOOTBALL: Former WPIAL star to play at IUP FOOTBALL: Former WPIAL star to play at IUP
8 hours 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]
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]
BASEBALL BANQUET BASEBALL BANQUET
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Submitted photo [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: 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]
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]
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Bobcats' last-gasp rally falls short HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Bobcats' last-gasp rally falls short
1 day ago - - JUSTIN GERWICK
ALTOONA — Just as they did two years ago, the Blairsville Bobcats tried to rally and win the District 6 title game, but this time their attempts fell short. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Stingers suffer 10-inning loss HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Stingers suffer 10-inning loss
1 day ago - - CARLY KROUSE
STATE COLLEGE — Everything seemed to be falling into place for Marion Center to walk away with a district championship in hand Wednesday. [Read More]
YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Clymer Legion wins on bunt YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Clymer Legion wins on bunt
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Wyatt Patterson laid down an RBI bunt single in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift Clymer Legion to a 2-1 win over visiting Marion Center in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball game Wednesday. [Read More]
Homer-Center football camp set Homer-Center football camp set
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HOMER CITY — A youth football camp will be held at Homer-Center High School from Monday to Wednesday, June 22 to 24, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day.Homer-Center football camp set [Read More]
IUP BASEBALL: Uhl picked as national finalist IUP BASEBALL: Uhl picked as national finalist
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IUP’s Ryan Uhl has been named one of eight finalists for the D2 Baseball News Tino Martinez Award. [Read More]

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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]
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]
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]
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
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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 on May 16 at 10 a.m. The owner can call the barracks at (724) 357-1960 to identify the bike. [Read More]
Search ends well in Armstrong County Search ends well in Armstrong County
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ELDERTON — An Elderton-area man reported missing over the weekend was located by search crews just before 11:30 this morning, not far from his home in Plumcreek Township, state police reported. [Read More]
Search for missing Elderton-area man continues Search for missing Elderton-area man continues
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ELDERTON — Authorities this morning planned to add helicopters and more tracking dogs to their search for a Plumcreek Township man who has been missing for more than three days. [Read More]
Fire guts exotic pet store Fire guts exotic pet store
1 day ago - - SEAN YODER
A number of exotic pets perished in a fire early this morning at Pearce’s Pet Place along Rustic Lodge Road in White Township. [Read More]
Attorneys, police teach law lessons at H-C Attorneys, police teach law lessons at H-C
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A Homer-Center High School student, portraying a teen driver involved in a fictitious homicide by vehicle case, was escorted into a “courtroom” in handcuffs Wednesday by local police officers. [Read More]
Bomb threat reported at Punxsutawney middle school Bomb threat reported at Punxsutawney middle school
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PUNXSUTAWNEY — Punxsutawney Borough police said they will file a juvenile petition against a 12-year-old girl accused of writing a bomb threat at Punxsutawney Middle School on Wednesday. [Read More]

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Gazette readers' birthdays: May 29 Gazette readers' birthdays: May 29
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Be sure to wish these Gazette readers a happy birthday when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, May 28, 2015: [Read More]
FIRST BIRTHDAY: Nora Faught FIRST BIRTHDAY: Nora Faught
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Nora Leigh Faught celebrated her first birthday with her family and friends on April 13, 2015. [Read More]
SECOND BIRTHDAY: Vienna Wagner SECOND BIRTHDAY: Vienna Wagner
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Vienna Christine Wagner celebrated her second birthday on April 15. She was joined by family and friends for a “Splish Splash” birthday party on April 11. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 28 Gazette readers' birthdays, May 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, May 27, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette reader birthday, May 27 Gazette reader birthday, May 27
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Celebrating a birthday today is: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, May 26, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, May 26 Gazette readers' birthdays, May 26
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Be sure to wish these Gazette readers a happy birthday when you see them today. [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, weekend activity: [Read More]

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CDC investigating error that caused live anthrax shipments CDC investigating error that caused live anthrax shipments
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army’s top general said Thursday that human error probably was not a factor in the Army’s mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples from a chemical weapons testing site that was opened more than 70 years ago in a desolate stretch of desert in Utah. [Read More]
Report: Economy shrank in first quarter
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy went into reverse in the first three months of this year as a severe winter and a widening trade deficit took a harsher toll than initially estimated. [Read More]
Body of drowned man recovered
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LAYTON (AP) — Authorities reported they have recovered the body of a 26-year-old man who disappeared in the Youghiogheny River while retrieving a football. [Read More]
Models revealed in air bag recall
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DETROIT — Car owners are beginning to find out if their cars or trucks are included in a big expansion of a recall of air bags made by Takata Corp. [Read More]
Chevron settles suit for $5M
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chevron agreed to pay $5 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a contract worker killed last year when fire engulfed a shale gas well. [Read More]
15 Chinese nationals charged in visa scheme
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PITTSBURGH — Fifteen Chinese citizens conspired to take college entrance exams on behalf of others or paid to have that done for them so they could obtain student visas, federal prosecutors said Thursday. [Read More]
Iraq hotel bombings leave 15 dead Iraq hotel bombings leave 15 dead
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BAGHDAD — The death toll from bombings that targeted two prominent hotels in Baghdad a day earlier rose to 15 people, with another 42 wounded, Iraqi authorities said today, as a lawmaker warned that the capital is vulnerable to more attacks. [Read More]
Toll from India heat wave tops 1,800 Toll from India heat wave tops 1,800
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HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Dizzying temperatures caused water shortages in thousands of Indian villages and killed hundreds more people over the past day, driving the death toll from a weekslong heat wave to at least 1,826, officials said today. [Read More]
Government audit finds improper behavior at VA
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WASHINGTON — Two senior Veterans Affairs officials in Philadelphia acted improperly when subordinates were charged money to attend a work-related party featuring psychic readings, resulting in personal profits for the spouse of one official, according to an audit released Thursday. [Read More]
Tours halted at USS Arizona Memorial after dock damaged Tours halted at USS Arizona Memorial after dock damaged
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HONOLULU — The National Park Service and the Navy aim to resume taking visitors to the USS Arizona Memorial in a week, after a dock damaged by a wayward vessel is repaired. [Read More]

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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
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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
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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]
Letter to the Editor: Teach your children about God
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Few parents would actually say they have made a deliberate decision to raise their children as atheists. Yet if a parent chooses not to teach their children of God, or expose them in some way to be taught, they are left to an atheistic view. [Read More]
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